How to Choose the Right CRM That Will Take Your Business to the Next Level

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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The Process of Flipping A House – Rehab

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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Work With Wholesalers by John Horner

Tips For Successfully Working With Wholesalers – Part 2

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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How I Made $135,000 on a $13k Investment Property Purchase

By: John I know, I know. The title sounds like clickbait, but it’s actually not.  This is a deal that most people would refer to as a Grand Slam. I use this deal as an example whenever I explain to people why direct mail is so important. Direct mail has been my largest channel of
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Quit my day job

Why Quitting My Day Job Should Have Been My First Step

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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How NOT to Network With Higher Level Investors

By: John All investors want to network with other, bigger, better investors than they are, right?  This is how we grow, we learn from people who are where we want to be! I know I do! I didn’t truly learn the best way to network with higher level investors until I was the person people
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Finding a High quality tenant

6 Easy Steps (And 1 Hard Lesson Learned) to Finding a High Quality Tenant

By John It’s easy right?  Put up a “for rent” sign in the yard, post your property on Zillow and sign up a great tenant… not so fast there, Kemosabe! If only it was that easy.  The truth is that finding a great tenant is not as easy as it seems. I have learned how
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4 Tips to Leasing Your Rental 20% Above The Competition

By: John Let’s be honest. Every landlord wants to rent his or her investment property as high as possible, especially in a market with a lot of rental competition. Rental properties have a certain level of fixed expenses that go along with them such as mortgage payments, taxes, insurance, repair and maintenance costs, legal, and accounting
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Find Network Wholesale Investor

How to Work With Wholesalers and 5 Places to Find Them Pt. 1

By: John If you are looking for discounted properties, then you’ve probably heard of the term “wholesaling” before. For those of you who don’t know, my definition of a real estate wholesaler is as follows: “A person or entity who contracts discounted property and sells them to cash investors while keeping a small cut in
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