Tax Lien Investing Pros and Cons



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Tax lien investing has long been a popular method of investing in real estate but it should not be taken lightly. Although potential returns are huge, so are the risks. Approximately $425 billion in state and local real estate property taxes are owed across the U.S. each year. Of that, about $6 billion goes delinquent. […]

Building Credibility As a Real Estate Investor



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Real estate investing is about big deals and as such, much depends on the investor having and maintaining credibility within the profession. Whether you work with clients, partners, associates, or competitors, your credibility is on the line every single day. What follows are 15 things you need to consistently be doing to maintain your good […]

Alternative Commercial Real Estate Investments



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When you think about commercial real estate investments, you probably think of apartment buildings, office space, retail, industrial, and hotels. In recent years, Institutional investors and developers have been narrowing their investment horizon into niches of these traditional and not so traditional sectors. They’ve been specializing in niches like student housing, seniors housing, medical office […]

Real Estate Investing Profits and Loses



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When you are running your own real estate investing business, it’s essential that you have well organized and up to date accounting books. It doesn’t matter if you have 1 property or 15 properties. It doesn’t matter if you have rental properties or are flipping houses or both. Each property must have a separate account. […]

Purchasing, Renovating, Marketing, and Selling



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A full time rehab investor needs to manage the four phases of every deal. Becoming a rehab millionaire means having at least 16 deals in work every month and maybe more. Four deals turning a $20,000 profit each month will bring in $960,000 each year. If you’re only turning two houses each year, you’re going […]

Using the WOW Factor to Sell Flipped Houses



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Selling on the MLS. By far, the most effective and the fastest way for you to sell a property is through the MLS, using a seller’s agent that stays in contact with buyer’s agents. “WOW” Factor When a potential buyer views a property, you want them to experience the “wow factor.” What is the wow […]

Real Estate Investment Business Plan Executive Summary



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Real estate investing is serious business where serious wealth is created. Creating that wealth is not magic. It takes planning. Specifically a solid real estate investment business plan. Solid business plans can easily run 50 pages or longer. Serious investors first read the executive summary before diving into the full plan to determine if the […]

Understanding Your Rehab Target Area



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It’s crucial you understand the different markets within a certain area. A good place to start is by breaking your market into six different price levels. What this refers to is the retail price within a certain area. Here are the different price levels you might consider: Price Level 1: under $100,000 Price Level 2: […]

Multiple Ways to Improve Your Rental Business



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There are several ways to save time and money in the landlord business. Some of the ideas shared here are probably familiar to you and some might not apply but some will. If you have ideas about saving time and money managing rentals please share with others by posting them in the comments below. Paint […]

What to Expect When Hiring Rehab Contractors



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This is a continuation from a previous article written about Fast Rehabbing. Hiring a general contractor to rehab your property is the lazy way out that will cost you money in the end. If you are serious about becoming a successful fix and flip investor, make the time investment in yourself to learn how to […]