Dressing Up Your Home for Sale

If you’re looking to sell quickly, you must have the better-looking home in the bunch.  Your home must have curb appeal to the widest clientele. When that first potential buyer drives up and parks at your curb it won’t take long for them to form an opinion and you’d better hope it’s favorable. Realtors know […]

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How to Hire a Real Estate Attorney

No real estate course or seminar is a substitute for a good attorney. Finding a good real estate attorney may be difficult, since most attorneys are not themselves investors or familiar with creative transactions. Most attorneys will give you just enough advice to keep them from getting sued, but not enough advice to show you […]

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10 Things You Can Do for Your Real Estate Business Before End of Year

Don’t slack, there’s plenty to get done before the end of the month! 1. Clean up your Quickbooks. Make sure everything is entered correctly and reports print accurately. Hire a bookkeeper if you need help or try realestatetaxlaw.com for good Qbooks tools for real estate investors. 2. Corporate Records in Order. You need an annual meeting of […]

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60 Days to Your First Bargain Purchase


Finding good real estate deals is an art that takes time to master. Like any business, customers are what drive it. Your primary customer is the seller who is motivated to sell below market value. Finding motivated sellers requires advertising, marketing, salesmanship, and, like any business, keeping your nose to the ground. Nothing happens and […]

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From Contract through Closing – "ATM"

Once you have your property under contract, you can proceed towards closing.  Three things need to happen before you can close. First, the buyer’s lender must produce the funds. Second, your mortgage, or any other lien on the title, needs to be paid off. Third, once the title is clear, you can take the final step […]

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8 Tips for Door Knocking Success for Real Estate Investors

Door Knocking for Real Estate Investors

Let’s say for argument’s sake that you have tried marketing with signs, letters, postcards and more. You have given this a concerted and consistent effort but in your target farm area, it seems like everyone else is doing the same thing. You feel that your results are diluted at best. You want to try something […]

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Dealing with Competition in Your Real Estate Business

When you talk about competition and competitors in any business and the real estate business is no different. It can tend to strike fear into the hearts of many investors who are in direct competition with them. The fact is, for most of us, our competition is here to stay, so we need to be […]

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The Importance of Cash Flow in Your Real Estate Business

Many businesses fail in the first few year mainly due to poor cash flow management. According to a recent survey, the number-one thing small business owners say they wish they’d have done differently was to have more startup money. Even experienced companies file bankruptcy, not because they don’t have a good business model but because they […]

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Buying a Vacation Home Overseas

With the economy getting into a stronger position many more Americans are considering putting some of their hard-earned cash into buying a vacation home overseas. If you dream of owning a sunny villa in Italy, a cottage in Scotland or maybe a beachside apartment in the Caribbean, here are five essential tips to consider when […]

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7 Simple Steps to Real Estate Investing


Whether you are BRAND NEW to real estate investing or an expert in the game, it is critical that you understand these 7 Simple Steps to real estate investing. First things First Real Estate is NOT a get rich quick scheme. However, if you learn the foundations and put them into practice, you will make […]

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