Archive for March, 2008

Utilizing Land Trusts for Asset Protection as a Real Estate Investor : Part 1

Utilizing Land Trusts for Asset Protection as a Real Estate Investor : Part 1

Here are just some of the benefits: Avoids probate! Have you ever had the pleasure of trying to settle an estate? Let me just save you some time, money, and aggravation. If you have all your property correctly set up in trusts in the first place, then all your assets will pass automatically to the […]

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How to Save Time by “Going Negative” : “How To” Real Estate Investing Class

How to Save Time by “Going Negative” : “How To” Real Estate Investing Class

I was on the phone the other day with a brand new tenant buyer that is moving into one of our properties. She was calling again to complain about some repair work that was not done to her satisfaction and her general dissatisfaction with her experience with our company so far. As I was explaining […]

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Secrets of Real Estate Negotiations: The Wolf’s Negotiating Tip # 5

Secrets of Real Estate Negotiations: The Wolf’s Negotiating Tip # 5

 “Give & Take” Remember: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. I use the “Give & Take” in a negotiation when the other party is trying to ask for something more (especially at the last minute) and expects me to just give it to them because we are so close to coming […]

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How I Turned a Lead System into Cash Flow Without Breaking a Sweat

How I Turned a Lead System into Cash Flow Without Breaking a Sweat

We do some internet marketing that generates 35-50 seller leads a month in the Columbia, SC area. This is about 2 hours away from Charleston, SC. We have bought property up there, but about 95% of our portfolio is in Charleston. Out of area deals (properties that are 2 or more hours away) bring an […]

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Real Estate Investment Financing Strategies : The Loan That Wouldn’t Close

Real Estate Investment Financing Strategies : The Loan That Wouldn’t Close

We applied for a loan on one of our properties at the beginning of February. As far as comps go, there was not much for our appraiser to go off of. The subject property was one of the biggest houses in the neighborhood and not much had sold in the last six months. The appraisal […]

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