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Archive for July, 2010


How To Build A Buyers List

There’s nothing in the real estate business that is better than getting a house under contract by sending out one e-mail or making a few phone calls and having that house sold in a few hours or a day or two. There are different types of buyers lists that you might want to build. There […]

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Real Estate Investing Phone Skills

You have to learn great phone skills in this business if you want to get anywhere. Like it or not, part of this business is sales, and good phone skills are like having good sales skills! I’m going to give you some good info, and I’m going to talk about what I call – telephone […]

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How to Get Good Comps (CMA)

There are some ways to figure out what price you should offer on your houses to get a deal, or to give/flip someone else a deal.  This is typically called “comps“, a “CMA“, “comparative market analysis“, or even a “property analysis”. Comps, are usually different than a full blown appraisal or BPO. (brokers price opinion) […]

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How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing

Let’s face it. If you’re reading this, you either ARE an investor, or want to get started investing in Real Estate, but SO many people, say SO many things… some is great advice, and some is “garbage”, so I’m going to try and get you off on the right foot! There’s NO doubt about it… […]

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How Do I Get Into Commercial Real Estate Investing?

Know the Real Score of Commercial Real Estate Investing First of all, commercial investing is not as hard as people think. There seems to be a stigma surrounding commercial investing. People think it’s the big glass 100 million dollar buildings downtown. Sure, it is, but it’s not always that. There are many different kinds of […]

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Don’t Quit!

I want to share something that you “old-timers” might remember. Remember the old Timex watches? When we were kids, the big campaign was “Takes A Lickin, But Keeps on Tickin”. It’s a good time to be in real estate, as long as you change your tactics. There are a lot of investors getting out of […]

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Tenant Management – Iron Fist & Velvet Glove

There are a couple of different types of real estate niches that would have you with tenants. One would be long-term buys and holds, in which you buy property and put tenants in them. The other would be when you are buying properties subject-to. I’m going to give you a chance to  learn from my […]

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How to Make a Wholesale Offer

First off, we are going to talk about wholesale real estate deals. Wholesale deals are where people first cut their teeth in this business, because they are the simplest deals… Basically, you find a deal and get some comps on the property. You will find out what other houses have sold for in the same […]

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