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Beware of the Wholesale Scam

 Every newbie investor hears that it is imperative to buy real estate “wholesale”, not retail.  The problem is, most newbies don’t know what a wholesale deal is, and there are a number of operators out there scamming newer investors with what they are representing as “wholesale” deals. Consider this a public service announcement and something […]

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12 Tips on Setting your financial goals Part Two

I bet you wrote down your goals on January 1st this year.  Is that all?  Did you re-think them this month and write it down again?  If you don’t know what your goals are, how are you going to measure whether you’ve reached them?  And, I would bet that if you didn’t write them down […]

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12 Tips on Setting your financial goals Part One

I bet you wrote down your goals on January 1st this year.  Is that all?  Did you re-think them this month and write it down again?  If you don’t know what your goals are, how are you going to measure whether you’ve reached them?  And, I would bet that if you didn’t write them down […]

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LLC Taxed as S Corporation

Should You Convert YourSingle Member LLC to an S corp?The LLC taxed as S corporation – good idea or bad? By default, a single-member LLC is classified for tax purposes as a “disregarded” entity, that is, the entity is ignored by the IRS and the sole member is the taxpayer. Thus, an individual as a sole […]

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There is Still Time to Set Realistic Goals for this Year

So, you set resolutions and goals for your real estate business last January, but maybe you didn’t achieve them all?  Maybe your goals just weren’t realistic or specific enough. When I ask people, I usually hear things that are vague, like “I’m going to tear it up this year”, or unrealistic goals like, “I’m going […]

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Personal Property Trusts

If you have been reading my articles, you are probably familiar with the concept of creating and using land trusts for privacy and protection of your real estate. However, what about your ownership of notes, mortgages, deeds of trust, leases and options that may appear on public record? What about cars, boats, mobile homes and other items […]

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Do I Need to Hire a Property Manager?

Let’s say through savvy investing, you have managed to accumulate a portfolio of properties.  It doesn’t matter if it’s a large or small portfolio. You may have even tried to self- manage them yourself.  Now as you procure more properties you may find you may not be as organized as you once thought and find […]

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Curb Appeal 101

They say that 1st impressions are lasting impressions. By improving a house exterior you can attract buyers to look inside, where hopefully you have also done other great improvements! Exterior improvements can add not only curb appeal but can add to your bottom line by commanding a higher selling price on the property and a […]

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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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