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GREAT investment property for rehab to retail or hold as a rental. FOR SALE!!!Rehab started on this 3/1 with storage building and carport. Tax value: $75,590 ARV estimate: $89,000 Rehab estimate: $20,000 Asking: $39,900 Call Karen at 336-848-9035 TODAY to schedule viewing. View more photos at www...
02/03/2019
Do you own rental properties? (You should.)I’m asked, from time to time, if it’s better to live near the properties that you plan to own for a long time, rental properties you plan to hold. Naturally, the “correct” answer is what is best for you – what fits your goals, preferences and needs. But ...
11/15/2018
You bought a tenant occupied property but know nothing about property management. Uh oh. But not that uncommon.Let me start out by saying that managing your own properties starting out is the way to go.Why?Because you must know the laws and what you can and can't do as a landlord. Perhaps you hav...
11/06/2018
Whether you’re selling your personal property or an investment property, setting an accurate selling price is essential to getting it sold quickly and to maximize profit.Consider:Many sellers make the mistake of comparing their home to their neighbors’ homes which often causes them to overprice t...
11/03/2018
I’ve written many posts on how to find real estate leads. But I get this question so often that I’ve decided to write another short list on things you can do at any time to speak with sellers and buy properties. Call individually to sellers – the more sellers you speak with, the more practiced an...
10/31/2018
This is one of those chicken/egg questions that a lot of investors ask.Do I need a property before I look for buyers, or should I have a list of buyers before I find a property?The most important thing, of course, is to start somewhere – just start. If you don’t have connections, investors to sel...
10/29/2018
I’m strongly biased in favor of owning rentals, so my short answer is “yes”. Read on to find out why I absolutely love owning rentals and believe everyone should.There are so many reasons to hold rental properties including: you get amazing tax breaks (deductions and depreciation) while you own t...
10/24/2018
Can you negotiate with wholesalers? The quick answer, of course, is that you can negotiate with anyone.An investor asked this question because they said that a wholesaler had overcharged them for a property and they, therefore, had paid too much for it. That statement can absolutely not be true. ...
10/22/2018
Your Thinking is Limited I recently discussed two big brain bursts that happened when I got involved in real estate investing, two burst that changed my thinking forever. Before I had them, I didn’t even know how tightly the lid was screwed onto my brain.You may not realize it, but your thinking ...
10/19/2018
Having a serious conversation with another human being is not necessarily easy, especially if you don’t already know the other person. This can be especially difficult if you’re used to working alone in a closed environment like an office or factory. And the ultimate difficulty comes when you’re ...
10/11/2018
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