3 Ways to Get Your Deals FUNDED

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3 Ways to Get Your Deals FUNDED

We know that there are multiple different ways to get real estate financing. The problem is that most real estate investors have no clue these options exist. They are tricked into thinking they need their own CASH or bank financing to fund their deals. They are lead to believe that they must WHOLESALE properties for…  Continue Reading

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[New Training] Protecting Your Principal Part I

[New Training] Protecting Your Principal Part I

As some of you know, I have been getting a lot of questions from students lately about advice regarding becoming a private investor. I am starting to get a sense that we need to create and offer a training specifically for private investors, private lenders and self-directed IRA investors. I am working on creating a…  Continue Reading

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[8 Steps] How to Become a Successful and Confident Self-Directed Private Investor

[8 Steps] How to Become a Successful and Confident Self-Directed Private Investor

Lately I’ve been noticing a trending question among my students – they have been telling me they have some extra cash on hand or in their self-directed IRA accounts and need some advice on what to do with it. This question really got the wheels turning in my brain and I decided to create a…  Continue Reading

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Let Me Help You Become a Confident Investor

Let Me Help You Become a Confident Investor

As you might know, the accumulated third quarter ROI inside of Freeland Fund I is 6.39%/25.6% annualized.  One of the best parts of starting a new venture is when it works out EXACTLY like you planned and that’s what we have done with Freeland Ventures. I am so proud of this and now I want…  Continue Reading

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What You Should Know About Real Estate Contracts

What You Should Know About Real Estate Contracts

Some basic information about real estate contracts that might help you with your next deal As a professional investor you already know that it’s almost impossible to buy or sell a house, an office building, land, or just about any other kind of property without real estate contracts. But what exactly is a contract, and…  Continue Reading

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The 411 on HUD Homes

The 411 on HUD Homes

Government foreclosures, aka HUD homes, is an important topic for real estate investors to be aware of. You may automatically think the houses need a ton of work or maybe you didn’t even know that you could get hold of these properties. Let me walk you through exactly where these HUD homes come from: Many…  Continue Reading

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Ask the Real Estate Trainers:  Aren’t Short Sales a Paperwork Nightmare?  – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Ask the Real Estate Trainers: Aren’t Short Sales a Paperwork Nightmare? – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Real estate trainers at SREC share the secret for escaping a prison of paperwork, freeing you for wild success in short sales. By now, you’ve gathered that some of the most valuable information you’ll get from the real estate trainers at Strategic Real Estate Coach is about who you need to get on your team….  Continue Reading

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Ask the Real Estate Trainers: Does My Company Need an Acquisitions Manager?

Ask the Real Estate Trainers: Does My Company Need an Acquisitions Manager?

Wondering whether you really need an Acquisitions Manager on your team? Here’s what the real estate trainers at SREC say… The real estate trainers at SREC won’t hesitate a moment to answer this excellent question. The answer is YES! Wondering why an Acquisitions Manager is such an important member of your team? Two words: paperwork…  Continue Reading

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Real Estate Investors Love 40k Flips Part II

Here are some more great examples of many investors, students and clients using our programs to succeed and secure their financial futures! “40K is not out of the question. I live in Ca….and, regardless of what people might say, there are deals to be found everywhere. I just flipped a house, 90days, for close to…  Continue Reading

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Rehabbing Scope of Work: Understanding Costs

Rehabbing Scope of Work: Understanding Costs

Repairs are a wild-card in the rehab process, and you’ve got to be as accurate as you can to give yourself the best chance for maximum profits. For each property, you will need to decide the level of work you want to do on the house. Use the following categories, listed below from least expensive…  Continue Reading

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Three States Move to Ban Foreclosure Sales From Appraisal Values

Three States Move to Ban Foreclosure Sales From Appraisal Values

Check out this article that I found about eliminating foreclosures and short sales as comparables. Well, it sure does sound nice -but does that give an accurate picture of the market? What do you think?

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Fannie Mae Selling Foreclosed Homes with Subprime Terms

Fannie Mae Selling Foreclosed Homes with Subprime Terms

Through their new HomePath program, troubled GSE giant Fannie Mae is offering their foreclosed homes for sale with as little as 3% down. What’s more, that 3% can be a gift from a family member of third party, or a loan from a non-profit, state or local government. Doesn’t this remind you of the “deals”…  Continue Reading

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Home Appraisals Receiving Tighter Scrutiny

Home Appraisals Receiving Tighter Scrutiny

The days of quick home appraisals seem to be coming to an end, even at times being problematic. Lenders are becoming more demanding, and often calling for second appraisals on a home before giving the green light. Where does this stem from? Of course, from the problematic home loans of the past that got us…  Continue Reading

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LIVE *No-Holds-Barred* Short Sale Coaching Call Tonight

LIVE *No-Holds-Barred* Short Sale Coaching Call Tonight

Grill us, rake us over hot coals, hold our feet to the fire… Four leading short sale experts are anxiously waiting for your biggest questions and issues concerning your investing business. The biggest online short sale training of the year happens tonight at 7pm EST. Send us your questions here to make sure they get…  Continue Reading

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Changes Coming to HVCC

Changes Coming to HVCC

If you read blogs and keep abreast of what’s going on in the real estate industry, then no doubt you’ve seen the consternation caused by the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC or the Code) that was enacted this past May by Fannie and Freddie. They put a code in force made sense, at least…  Continue Reading

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