Archive for January, 2009

Real Estate Investing Short Sale Tips

Real Estate Investing Short Sale Tips

I get a ton of questions from the blog from investors that have a lead that looks something like this: Seller owes $230K, and the property is only worth around what’s owed or less. The property is facing foreclosure. Homeowner just wants out from under the debt. And the investor wants to know how to […]

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Whose Side Are You On Anyway… Real Estate Negotiating Tactic

Whose Side Are You On Anyway… Real Estate Negotiating Tactic

Your ability to negotiate well with sellers will determine the ultimate profitability of every deal that you do. The better negotiator you are, the better (and more) deals you’re going to get. In my real estate investing business, my partner, Dusty Keefe, meets with all of our seller leads. And let me tell you, Dusty […]

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Cheapest Direct Mail List for Real Estate Investing I’ve Found

Cheapest Direct Mail List for Real Estate Investing I’ve Found

Sending targeted direct mail to sellers has been one of our primary marketing strategies to find great deals over the years. We have a three step foreclosure mailer that we send once a lis pendens has been filed on a property. We have an out of state mailer we do. And one of our more […]

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Creative Real Estate Investing Video Clip – Flipping Houses

Creative Real Estate Investing Video Clip – Flipping Houses

I wanted to put one of the clips from our “Creative Real Estate Solutions in Today’s Market” video series on the blog for anyone that missed out… One of the parts to the series was devoted to exit strategies, and this video discusses flipping houses. I talk about some of the advantages, the negatives, and […]

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Video Series: Creative Real Estate Solutions in Today’s Market

Video Series: Creative Real Estate Solutions in Today’s Market

As 2008 came to a close, I begin to think about why most people aren’t where they want to be as real estate investors. I had to ask myself, “What is it that’s holding them back?” I know what excuses I commonly hear . . . “I don’t have any cash or credit.” “I need […]

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