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When Comps Go Wrong

When Comps Go Wrong 8 times out of 10, jumping on the internet and looking for comps comparable to the property you are interested in acquiring will get you very close to the numbers you need to make an informed, educated decision. The problem is those 2 out of 10. If you are just starting […]

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Seldom Asked Question #1: How long will it take?

Seldom Asked Question #1: How long will it take? The #1 Seldom Asked Questions from our SAQ series is “How long will it take”? This may be the most important question of all, since as we all know, time is money. It is true that in any industry, there are a small handful of people […]

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Seldom Asked Question #3: Do I stay in one market?

Seldom Asked Question #3: Do I stay in one market? Do I stay in one Market? This is a question only you can answer. If you are a 2 to 3 properties per year, Mom and Pop, hands on rehabber, then staying in your backyard would be to continue to follow your niche. Most real estate […]

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Seldom Asked Question #4: Working with agents

Working with Agents As we’ve all been told over and over, building a good team is the corner stone of any business, however, getting agents and brokers to work with you early on can be tricky. Various agents and brokers have different motivational triggers and as a result, many will not venture outside of their […]

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Seldom Asked Question #6: Do you need money?

Seldom Asked Question #6: Do you need money? One of the most common questions asked by novice real estate investors is, “do you need money to be a real estate investor”? The simple answer is “Yes”, but it isn’t that simple. We all know that if you lack money the only other value you can […]

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Seldom Asked Question #7: Can anyone be a Real Estate Investor?

Seldom Asked Question #7 Can anyone be a Real Estate Investor? From the 30,000-foot view the answer is “Yes”, anyone is capable, but when you get into the nuts and bolts of the business it becomes apparent very quickly that the skill sets needed to be a real estate investor requires a mind and soul […]

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Crowdfunding for Real Estate…Revisited

Last blog, I talked about private money and why I felt it was not a good long-term solution for my real estate investment goals. I’m not sure if it was a podcast or something else that triggered my curiosity again, but I went back to the crowdfunding well with the thought of starting my own […]

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Top 4 Private Money Rules

Okay, so here are the top 4 private money rules as I know them. These are based on the meetings and conversations I had after thinking there must be a better option for me than crowdfunding or hard money (see my last crowdfunding blog for details). Since I am not a lawyer, and at times […]

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Crowdfunding vs. Hard Money

According to the hype, Crowdfunding will make everything different…. It’s like Star Trek. The Promise of Crowdfunding vs. Hard Money After attending the first I mean, Crowdfunding! How cool is that? A school teacher in Iowa investing in my 3 bed 2 bath flip in Union, NJ.  If crowdfunding could do all I heard at […]

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RPI (Realty Publications, Inc.) Forms Download

All of the professional forms that you had ever hoped to find in one place! The best part is FORMS ARE FREE Access the entire library of over 400 RPI (Realty Publications, Inc.) forms for your professional use. (RPI forms were previously branded as first tuesday forms.) Once you download the form you need, you […]

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