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Pencil your real estate!

Pencil Your Real Estate! Does the real estate pencil or (in other words analytically & realistically determine a fair value on the property..  I”ll explain soon……..

How to get the JUMP on New Listings

How to get the JUMP on New Listings The secret is out!  Don’t tell too many people because if you do you’ll miss out on the new-good-real-estate-listings for yourself.  AKA – pissing in your own pot!  It’s simple: quit your job & become a full time real estate agent.  That’s right.  Spend 50+ hours per…
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Real Estate Investing – Cash Flow

Real Estate Investing with cash flow – I love this stuff!  This is the magical goose that lays the golden eggs.  It’s not just a fable.  It’s a real thing & if you’re serious about real estate investing you’ll stop “flipping” properties & start cash flowing them.  Some people call it passive cash flow or…
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Real Estate Investing – Guts & Time

Real Estate Investing requires more than just money – it takes guts (#1) & time (#2)! #1 – It takes guts!  There is risk with any kind of investment.  You can loose all the money you put into the investment or more.  For example: If you buy a $140,000 house with $28,000 cash down, $112,000 loan and…
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Why Real Estate Agents

Why a Real Estate Agent? Real estate agents are not needed for every deal.  In fact, some states require real estate attorneys for every real estate transaction but it’s not a requirement for a real estate agent to be involved (that I know of).  Look, I’m not saying to ditch your agent and go it alone. …
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Price Matters

Price Matters when buying or selling real estate.  It’s a big deal!  It’s important to get it right and important to be a part of the valuation process.  It can be complicated so utilize professionals (YOUR real estate agent, appraisers, etc.) but be involved with the valuation.  Why? Because it’s personal.  That’s right: personal.  When…
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Home Staging Test

Home Staging Test when you’re REALLY ready to get your house ready for sale.  The difference between a staged house and a messy house is huge.  It can mean more money and less time to get your property sold.  The best paradigm for preparing the house is “show time.”  A staged house is ready for the…
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Real Estate Commission

Real Estate Commission is on the table!  That’s right.  Let’s open up the discussion!  What is the real estate commission?  How much should you pay?  What the hell are you getting for the money?!  These are really good questions!  And every real estate agent should be able to answer.  So here we go: All real estate…
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Best Negotiating Trick

Best Negotiating Trick for buying real estate is still “all about the basics.”  So often I hear clients or agents trying to screw over the other guy by discovering motives or weaknesses.  This rarely works and many times by merely trying to “get the other guy” you’ll just piss people off.  Good negotiating starts from…
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