All posts by Frank Pulley and William Bronchick

What are Your Financial Resources for Real Estate Investing?

When you attended your first real estate event, it was probably expressed to you that you don’t need a ton of money to begin investing; and that is true. However, having even a bit of money can help speed up the process quite a bit. It is also true that properties can be bought with […]

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Work a Farm Area for Your Investing

Work a FARM Area for Your Investing Real estate brokers generally have particular neighborhoods in which they work, rather than an entire city. Brokers refer to this as a “farm” area. You’d be wise to adopt a similar approach to your real estate investing business. The goal is to become an expert on one specific […]

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Owner Financing Real Estate for Colorado and Other States

There are many benefits for doing an owner-carry installment sale as opposed to conventional financing for both the buyer and seller. Sometimes the advantages inure to the benefit of one or the other, but in most cases, the transaction is “Win/Win” for both parties. All of these techniques work in my home state of Colorado, […]

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Cutting Your Losses Early

“Cutting Your Losses Early… Know When it’s Time to Bail on a Bad Deal” When your primary plan of action doesn’t work, you need to have a backup strategy. This may involve switching gears from a retail sale to a rental or rent-to-own deal. It may also involve dropping your price, dropping your rent, or, […]

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Are You a Victim of Procrastination in Your Personal and Business Life?

Let’s face it. Even the most ambitious of us sometimes faces the procrastination “demon” from time to time. Call it “Spring Fever”, “Summer Malaise”, The Winter Doldrums” or any other name- it’s all the same.  For most of us, it’s a temporary state and sometimes indicates that we need to slow down a bit and get […]

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7 Quick Tips for Overcoming Procrastination and Feeling of Being Overwhelmed

Start with one or two things. Once those are working choose another project and begin work on it.  Start an idea journal. Use a pocket notebook or voice recorder feature on your smartphone.  Transcribe the ideas to the appropriate area (ie. Marketing Ideas) at the same time each day.  Strive for balance. Accept that you can’t […]

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7 Tips on How to Create a Great Business Plan

Any major endeavor worth doing right requires some sort of organized plan. Starting a business and getting it off on the right foot is no different. It’s amazing to me that most folks that are starting a business spend more time planning a 1-week vacation that they do laying out the steps of a business they […]

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7 Things that Landlords Would like their Tenants to Know

Going Full Time in Real Estate Investing

As landlords, we deal with our renters day in and day out. Some are easier to deal with than others and admittedly some of us are better communicators that other investment property owners. I wrote this article, not just for tenants but for those of you that own rental properties. This article is really pointed at the smaller landlord that […]

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7 Tips for Getting Your Offer Accepted

Let’s face it, it’s a tight market out there! In most parts of the country, the real estate market has changed over the last couple of years from a buyer’s market to a strong seller’s market. The positive side of this is; whether you are an owner occupant or a real estate investor, it’s pretty easy to sell […]

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Investing in Real Estate When Your Spouse (and Family) Aren’t Onboard.

So you just attended a great 2 or 3-day seminar on investing in Real Estate. The speaker was knowledgeable, informative and motivating. You aren’t very happy with your current job and you want to make a major change in your life.  You go home Sunday night after the event and you spring on your spouse (and possibly kids), that you are going into real estate investing! […]

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