Category Archives for General and Business Advice

What Investing Strategies Should I Employ as a Real Estate Investor? Here are 7 Considerations.

As an experienced real estate investor, from time to time you have to give some thought and effort as to what types of investing strategies you will likely employ in your investing business in order to be most successful. As a beginning investor, you may not yet have developed a “feel” for what types of […]

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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 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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Taking Risks in Your Real Estate Business

It would be a great thing in business if we never had to take risks, but it’s a part of life and a part of the business. Businesses can face risks from all sorts of factors including; new and existing competition, market changes, antiquated products and procedures, partners, accidents and more. Not everyone is willing […]

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4 Key Things You Must Know to Work Your FARM Area for Real Estate 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 farm area, roughly 3,000 to 5,000 homes. […]

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Building an Investor List – It’s Magic!

Building an investor list is the key to success in real estate investing. The concept is simple – find a list of investors who buy properties, then go out and find the inventory to flip to such investors. Also, let these investors know that you buy houses, too. The more people who are in your […]

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Top 10 Ways to Get Sued- Part 2

Here it is, the official, “Top 10 Ways to Get Sued” – guaranteed! In our previous post, we covered the 1st 5 Ways to Get Sued and NOW in Part 2, we will cover 5 more ways! Here are numbers 6-10. 6. Try to Call Employees Independent Contractors.  Many employers hire employees, but call them “independent contractors”.  If […]

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Top 10 Ways to Get Sued Part 1

Here it is, the official, “Top 10 Ways to Get Sued” – guaranteed! In this post we will cover the 1st 5 Ways to Get Sued and in Part 2 to be posted in a couple of days, we will cover 5 more ways! 1. Do Business in Your Own Name.  The average person gets […]

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