Archive for May, 2008

Fact or Fiction : No Money Down Zero Down Real Estate Investing

Fact or Fiction : No Money Down Zero Down Real Estate Investing

Have you ever seen the movie “Boiler Room?” If not, check it out! One of the best scenes involves Ben Affleck doing a group interview. He works for a less than reputable brokerage firm and tells a fresh batch of recruits like it is. One of the first questions Affleck asks is whether anyone had […]

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5 Ways to Get Real Estate Deals Pouring In!

5 Ways to Get Real Estate Deals Pouring In!

This is just a primer on a few marketing methods that can get motivated sellers beating down your door. Let’s get right down to it: 1) Bandit Signs Yes, those oh so beautiful signs that you probably see plastered all over your city (or maybe not if you’re lucky). There is a reason they are […]

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Real Estate Investment Financing Strategies: What is Your Exit Strategy?

Real Estate Investment Financing Strategies: What is Your Exit Strategy?

Recently, I wrote about Developing a Solid Financing Arsenal. After reading one of the comments from our readers, it sparked an interesting question in my head, “How does an investor’s financing arsenal effect their choice of exit strategy?” When I use the words “exit strategy,” I mean WHAT IS YOUR PLAN? Because you better have […]

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Real Estate Investing : IRON FIST Property Management!

Real Estate Investing : IRON FIST Property Management!

Anyone who has been in the rental business for more than three months knows the biggest problem…TENANTS, TENANTS, and of course TENANTS!!!  No question about it. Who are these people who call you with all these lame excuses and situations that seem to unfold so effortlessly in their lives month after month?  Their consistent stream […]

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Real Estate Investment Financing Strategies: How to Develop a Solid Financing Arsenal

Real Estate Investment Financing Strategies: How to Develop a Solid Financing Arsenal

I was speaking to an investor group in Columbia, South Carolina last night on recruiting private investors. That always seems to be a popular topic among beginning investors. It seems that many investors have a hang up when it comes to getting a deal financed. One of the investors asked me what I thought about […]

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