Get Connected with Real Estate Partnerships



As an investor, there are many ways to partner with others to maximize profits. The key elements of any real estate investment are the seller, the buyer, the property, the source of funds, and if you are flipping, the end buyer. As the buyer (investor), your role is pulling all of these resources together into […]

Memphis House Flipping Guys



If you are looking for lucrative real estate investment opportunities, one place you must look is in the Memphis market. One of the best investment models you want to explore has been developed and is active with a couple of guys known as The House Guys. Johnpaul Moses and James Alston hunt down tremendous discount […]

Real Estate Analysis Software for Busy Investors



In this high technology world, there is powerful spreadsheet software that dramatically increases the speed at which real estate investors are able to analyze investment opportunities. Of course, investors able to perform faster and more in-depth analysis are able to find the best investment opportunities. I’m not going to make a recommendation for particular software. […]

Using REITs to Invest in Real Estate



Very few people have the capital to own retail property outright but it is possible for ordinary investors to benefit from investing in this type of real estate through a real estate investment trust (REIT) that works in a similar way to a mutual fund. These days there are REITs for every type of property […]

Rehab “WOW” Factor



One of the most important aspects of rehabbing and flipping houses is offering the best house in the neighborhood. You buy an older, run down property at a deep discount, and bring it up to modern high standards to turn a huge profit. Creating the Wow Factor Beyond completely renovating the home with modern amenities […]

Have a Clear Goal for Your Real Estate Investment Business



Your secret to real estate investing success is having a well thought out business plan. For many investors, it’s about creating a passive and massive income stream. It’s about taking control of your financial future. You may not become fully independently wealthy but you can have a secure retirement with multiple checks coming in every […]

House Flipping Flourishes



According to Auction.com, a real estate auction company, house flipping slightly outpaced rentals as the preferred investment strategy over the past year. However, in a sellers’ market, it’s difficult finding investment priced houses whether you are flipping or renting. Direct Mailing as New Strategy Investors are shying away from the MLS as a source of […]

Investing in Probate Properties The Pros & Cons



There are a lot of bargain properties that serious investors are aware of and pursue. These include foreclosures, REO, short sales, divorces, and other distressed properties. An often overlooked source of distressed properties are estate sales and probate properties. When a loved one dies, someone in the family is typically assigned as the executor of […]

How to Successfully Rent Out Your Investment Property



According to a recent Harvard University study, the number of American households that are choosing to rent has continued to increase. In 2004 the percentage of American households that preferred renting to home ownership was 31 percent. By 2012 the percentage had risen to 35 percent, and in 2013 the total number reached 43 million […]

Negotiating Lease Options



Rent to own homes or lease options are a fantastic method to buy and sell properties without investing your own money. While there are too many variations to lease options to discuss in detail, we will cover the key areas to consider for negotiation. When structuring your rent to own home contract with the seller, […]