We are celebrating one year of the Take Action Real Estate Podcast! We hope you all have learned a lot from our podcast so far – we keep learning as we go! We’ve had some amazing guests come on the podcast and talk with us and give their expert advice on a variety of different
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Move Past “What If” Recently, we read an article about moving past the “what if” scenarios and actually moving forward to buying your first investment property on BiggerPockets that resonated with us and we couldn’t agree more! Goals If you never take a leap of faith and take action with your goals, how will you
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Airbnb seems to be everywhere. More and more travelers are choosing to spend the night in someone else’s home or apartment rather than a hotel. You can rent for however long you need to, and can stay with the Airbnb host or have the entire space to yourself – it just depends on the specific
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To run a real estate investing business, you’re always on the go and often rely on convenience within your smartphone to perform your daily tasks. We utilize a lot of apps and websites to help us out on a day-to-day basis. We’ve compiled a list of all the apps and websites we look to, and
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By: John A few years ago we made the switch from spreadsheet to a customizable CRM. It was a game changer. I tested 10 different CRM systems and what I found was that there is a balance between visual effect, customization, automation and price. Below I lay out the criteria I considered when choosing my
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By: Brian John and I met through networking on Bigger Pockets. I was new to Columbus. My family held a few campus rentals in Kentucky and had flipped a couple houses. While looking for properties on the MLS, we found there were not many good deals. So, upon hearing John was finding them off market
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By: John First, for anyone not familiar with a “real estate wholesaler”, I want to clarify what it means: Someone who specializes in finding real estate deals, getting them in contract, and assigning (or double closing) the contract to a cash buyer at a discounted rate. NOTE: Wholesaling is frowned upon in some markets and
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By: John The only way to move forward is to TAKE ACTION. I started out like most newbie wholesalers out there. I was working a full time job and doing very little marketing because I had a limited budget. I was afraid to network with “real” investors because I really had no idea what I
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By: Brian Flipping houses is both rewarding and risky. When done right it can be great fun to watch a dilapidated house transformed into a modern and desirable home. The neighbors love you for helping their neighborhood increase in value. When done wrong, stress abounds, sleepless nights and steep losses are what you can expect.
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By: John Nobody wants to lose money. The reality is: if you haven’t lost money on a real estate deal yet, then you haven’t done enough deals. I don’t say this to discourage you, but to help you learn and grow. As we grow, we are learning from the mistakes we’ve made (and hopefully not
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