FU Stands for Follow Up

Preston Ely | Investing Strategies > Negotiating
Follow Up: The act of making an absurdly low offer on a house, hearing “no,” and then pestering the seller once a month for all of eternity until he breaks down, cries uncle and signs the freakin’ contract. Not to be confused with “stalking,” “psycho-dialing,” or any other term implicative of emotional instability on the part of the ...

Housing Bubble Update - November 2017

Dennis Fassett | Market Updates
From Dennis Fassett, Cash Flow Mercenary... There was a good article in Kiplinger recently about the housing bubble, and I thought I’d share their thoughts… They talked about the way that the housing market this year has shown stronger-than-expected price growth but weaker-than-expected existing home sales and residential ...

Into the Flames: Fire-Damaged Houses

Jason Lucchesi | Deal-Getting
Hey Moguls, Jason Lucchesi here, and a fire can be a really traumatic experience for a homeowner. The thing is, you can turn that homeowner’s awful situation into a situation of potential. But you also need to proceed with caution – not all fire-damaged homes are equal. So I’m going to walk you through how to evaluate a fire-damaged ...

Stop Making Excuses

Andrew Massaro | Inner Game
Hey Moguls, Andrew “The Maestro” Massaro here, and my company and I recently coached students to 3 closings totaling almost $20,000 in profit. And, we have 3 more scheduled totaling $30,000. That’ll be $50,000 in profit in less than a month. My point here is not to make you feel bad… First, it’s to show you that excuses about the economy, or the ...

Is It a Yext or No?

JP Moses | REI Tech
If you’re a serious real estate investor who’s looking for deals in the 21st century, you probably have a website up and running. We bet your website is there primarily to capture leads for your business... The trouble is that if nobody sees your website, it doesn’t matter how good the website is. If you use your website the right way, the benefits and ...

3 Ways to Finance Your Deals

Matt Andrews | Funding
Hey investor, Matt Andrews here, and today I want to talk about 3 ways to fund your real estate deals: conventional financing, hard money, and private lenders. Keep in mind that there’s not a single “right” way to fund every property deal. In fact, you will probably use all 3 of these financing methods at one point or another. The key is to understand which ...

It's Private Money Season!

Dennis Fassett | Market Updates
This is something I write about every year around this time. (It’s a bit later than usual, because my buddy Frank didn’t have his Halloween party this year for the first time in 13 years. His wife’s mother died the week before and there was too much going on with the funeral.) The reason I write it every year is to remind you to focus on it – and make ...

Pretty House Wholesale Deals

Jamel Gibbs | Investing Strategies > Wholesaling
You know a pretty house when you see one. And you definitely know an ugly house when you see one… In my previous lesson, I discussed in detail about the ugly house side of wholesaling. I explained that this is by far the most common business model used by beginning investors. Why? Because the properties are not difficult to ...

The Most Important Lesson My Mentor Taught Me

Cody Sperber | Inner Game
Do you have a plan for the days when the going gets really tough in your real estate business? Maybe you’re experiencing one of those days now. How are you going to make it through and keep pursuing success? Frederick Nietzsche, a German poet and philosopher once said: “He who has a big enough why to live for can bear almost any ...

Can Twitter Be Your Next Marketing Tool?

JP Moses | REI Tech
Of course you’ve heard of Twitter, right? Kind of hard to miss it with the way the President keeps promoting it! As of 2017, there are around 328 million people who actively use Twitter as a platform for communication, and as a channel for news, information and entertainment. With 328 million people, it’s undeniable that Twitter has the potential to be a ...