Know the Rules: 1031 Tax Exchanges, Part 2

Know the Rules, Maximize your Exchange 1031 Tax Exchange for the Modern Investor: Part 2 If you’re to the point in your investing career where you’ve started buying and HOLDING, then you may need to learn a thing or two before you start shuffling your properties around. Instead of flailing around and making mistakes with large numbers, get to know your options.If you’re selling an investment property with the intention of purchasing another and you don’t know what a 1031 tax exchange is, then sit down. Let’s chat… …

By |2021-09-10T19:53:59-07:00October 21st, 2018|Borrowing, Fixing, Flipping, Property Evaluation, Wealth|

Communicate to Stop Wasting Time and Money

Communicate to Stop Wasting Time and Money 6 Keys to Contractor Success There is no question. If you aren’t leading your contractors, they are going to “lead” you. The #1 snag investors experience with house flipping has to do with contractors in one way or another. If you invest in a property that needs work, you are likely going to be involved with a contractor in one or more of the following areas: relationships between investor and contractor is vital to the success of any project, but can become trying when any of the following problems creep ...

By |2021-09-10T19:54:26-07:00September 8th, 2018|Borrowing, Fixing, Flipping, Testimonial|

The Secret to Monetizing Every Time

The Secret to Monetizing Every Time Flipping a house can be fun and profitable. It can also be a frustrating nightmare if you don't know what you're doing. Maybe you've seen one of the many TV shows on the subject, and in the span of an hour witnessed an entire property rehab, which drives up the property value, puts cash in the flipper's pocket, and all they had to do was overcome 10 minutes worth of problems (usually a broken pool pump or another seemingly innocuous issue). Now YOU decide to try it, and so you ...

By |2021-09-10T19:54:27-07:00August 24th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, Fixing, Flipping, Getting Started|

4 Mistakes to Avoid When Investing in Real Estate

I love making mistakes. (Well, sort of.) Why? First, mistakes mean I'm trying something new, and good things often come from stretching myself. Second, every mistake I have made, I've turned into a learning opportunity so that YOU can avoid the same misled path and can make up the money where I've lost it in the past. We all make misguided choices, often with the best of intentions. And we shouldn't jump into every opportunity expecting to just make a bunch of mistakes. Not only is that going to keep us from taking advantage of good ...

By |2021-09-10T19:54:27-07:00July 13th, 2018|Borrowing, Fixing, Flipping, Getting Started, Property Evaluation|

Finding the Ugliest Houses for Your Next Fix and Flip

When you're just starting in real estate investing, it can be daunting to consider the entirety of your home town (or nearest urban area). But it doesn't have to be. You can get started by simply getting to know your neighborhood better! Real estate investing has an equation.  Like any bit of "mastery" where the general populace thinks "easy" but never gets close enough to try (because really, where to begin?), real estate bargain hunting is an art (sales/negotiation) and a formula (the piece of the equation we will be discussing in this blog post). How ...

By |2021-09-10T19:54:27-07:00June 22nd, 2018|Fixing, Flipping, Getting Started|

Best Investing Neighborhoods

Do you know the best place to invest in real estate? No matter where you are in the country, you're near a prime location. And you don't need an in depth analysis to give you a radius of quality investing homes and neighborhoods near you. With all the potential real estate in your city, county, and state (and the whole of the country) you may be tempted to invest in a market with which you’re unfamiliar. Perhaps you've recently traveled to a FUNDING TOUR and though the town was out of your normal area, you found ...

By |2021-09-10T19:54:27-07:00June 18th, 2018|Entrepreneurship, Fixing, Flipping, Getting Started|

Does Your Offer Have Teeth?

Are you able to properly present an offer on a property, without wavering or back peddling? If you struggle to make offers on real estate, either out of timidity, uncertainty, or naivety, then rest assured. I can train you to have better results. Broad offers with little to no direction or education lack more than conviction. You must be presenting three-tiered offers that are appropriate to the situation and property in question; offers that will benefit the seller, allow enough room to make a profit, and result in a gain after being sold quickly on the ...

By |2021-09-10T19:54:28-07:00June 6th, 2018|Borrowing, Fixing, Flipping, Property Evaluation|

9 Things to Know Before You Flip Your First House

Flipping a house is an AWESOME idea! You've seen the shows, you know someone who did it, or you check in with our blogs and social media often enough to see so many success stories. Now, you're ready to try it! What could go wrong? While I applaud your enthusiasm and believe that you should do what you're passionate about, I also want you to be prepared. In addition to guarding yourself with as much education on the subject as possible, let's kickstart your dreams with a few things you should know before getting started. Curious ...

By |2021-09-10T19:54:28-07:00April 21st, 2018|Fixing, Flipping, Getting Started|