Earning Wealth in Real Estate



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The real estate market is frequently at the center of national economic news. Mostly it’s about whether or not homeowner values are increasing or decreasing but there is plenty written about real estate investing. When it comes to taking the step up from personal residence investing to more diversified real estate investing, it can be […]

What Makes a Good Rental Property?



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What makes a good or great rental property is a personal decision. It depends on the types of tenants you want to deal with. The vacancy rate you’re willing to deal with (which can include vandalism and other property crimes). The amount of profit you want to earn on your investment. And a host of […]

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: […]