The Ultimate Guide to Finding Quality Contractors for Your Real Estate Investments

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding Quality Contractors for Your Real Estate Investments

Good quality contractors can make or break your investment property. That’s why finding the best possible contractor is crucial to making huge profits when flipping a house or securing equity in a rental property. We get asked repeatedly about how we find contractors and what the best strategies are for finding reliable contractors, so to…  Continue Reading

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10 Big Mistakes that Kill Real Estate Deals

Don’t you wish someone could tell you all the mistakes you need to avoid before you actually make them? I recently sat down with my former coaching student, and now Head Coach of SREC, Kyle Garifo, to reflect on some of the mistakes and challenges that we faced investing in real estate and flipping investment…  Continue Reading

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14 Ways to Find Contractors for Your Flips

It’s no secret that a good contractor is hard to find. It’s also no secret that the profitability of any rehab can be directly correlated to the contractor. So, hiring a dependable contractor is not only critical, but also essential to the success of any flip. Whether it’s a light rehab for a significant full…  Continue Reading

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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Contractor

Recently I put together a training video and blog about how to find reliable, quality contractors. Now I am going to tell you the next step on what to do once you have put together a list of possible contractors you may want to work with. As you already know, a good contractor can really…  Continue Reading

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4 Profit Centers of Real Estate

Step back and took a look at your life and observe where you are currently at. Are you currently happy with where you are and what you see? Are you living the lifestyle you have always wanted? Are you stable and where you want to be financially? If not, it may be time to invest…  Continue Reading

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7 Insider Tips to Finding Off-Market Properties

The game has changed – once again – and the competition is huge. In order to stay ahead of your competitors and keep on top of your market, you have need to have a comprehensive package and automated business set up for yourself. You have to have a competitive edge – so what does this…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: How to Find Good Contractors

Kyle Garifo covers an important topic that can really make or break your real estate career – how to find a good, reliable contractor. Having a bad one could hurt your entire business and you could lose money, investors or your reputation. He talks about what to look for in a good one, where to find…  Continue Reading

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14 Ways to Find and Hire Qualified Contractors

I have been seeing a lot of questions lately from our members and subscribers about how to find good, qualified contractors. These are coming from students who are just starting out AND from students with experience who have just been burned by a bad contractor in the past. We know the profitability of any rehab…  Continue Reading

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How To Outsource Improvements In 6 Easy Steps

Do you know EXACTLY how to plan out your renovations and improvements once you’ve located a great deal that needs some repairs? Are you a little intimidated of making a mistake when a property needs repairs? Well if you are like me (not handy AT ALL) this can seem a little confusing and scary. Fear…  Continue Reading

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Did you get the package I sent you in the mail?

Did you get the package I sent you in the mail?

  Just wanted to find out if you received the letter and FREE DVD I sent you a few days ago. Did the US Postal Service drop it in your mail box? The reason I ask is because the good ‘ol US Mail service… as you know… can be a bit sluggish at times. If you…  Continue Reading

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Property Launch Formula: Sell Your Property in Record Time

Property Launch Formula: Sell Your Property in Record Time

Have A Property That’s Ready to List? Here’s What to Do As a real estate investor, you have to overcome many obstacles in your career – you have to find and secure a property that’s worth investing in. After you find the property, you have to find a way to fund to get funding for…  Continue Reading

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The Deals Are Out There, And Here’s How To Find Them

The Deals Are Out There, And Here’s How To Find Them

  Real Estate in 60 Seconds – Finding Deals This week we were able to catch up with one of my property manager’s, Dione Saliba, for a new episode of Real Estate in 60 Seconds. We joined him one of our current properties that we’re rehabbing, 26930 Oxford Park Lane in Olmsted Township, Ohio. A…  Continue Reading

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How To Get the Funding You Need for the Deals You Want

How To Get the Funding You Need for the Deals You Want

Get All the Funding You Need Last week, we discussed how the two biggest questions I get asked from students is: How do I get funding for my deals? How do I find good deals? I gave you the powerful solution for finding good deals with my FREE report, “55 Simple and Powerful Ways to…  Continue Reading

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How to Rehab a Flip in 6 Simple Steps

How to Rehab a Flip in 6 Simple Steps

Let’s get back to basics for a minute here – what is your game plan when you purchase a property to rehab and sell? Are you just a wholesaler and looking to get into the bigger profit deals? If you aren’t sure exactly where to start, here is our simple 6 steps that we follow…  Continue Reading

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Review Our Podcast and Win a FREE iPad Mini 2

Review Our Podcast and Win a FREE iPad Mini 2

Interview with Justin Colby of the Science of Flipping Podcast Recently I was able to catch up with a special guest Justin Colby, Co-Founder and President of The Science of Flipping, Omni Investment Group and Phoenix Wealth Builders on my latest episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio. Omni and Phoenix Wealth Builders are both…  Continue Reading

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55 Simple and Powerful Ways to Find Killer Real Estate Investments

55 Simple and Powerful Ways to Find Killer Real Estate Investments

Ever wish there was a manual that you could go through that would show you all the ways that my team and I find our great real estate investment deals? Perhaps a book that included links to the sites we use, details on each and even some real life case studies? Well guess what –…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 10 Simple Methods To Find Qualified Contractors

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 10 Simple Methods To Find Qualified Contractors

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell gives you 10 simple methods to locate and hire qualified contractors. This can sometimes be a tough feat if you’re newer to the business and need to find quality contractors who will respect your timeline and budget. Josh will cover everything from hanging out…  Continue Reading

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Are You Ready to Receive the Keys to the Ship?

Are You Ready to Receive the Keys to the Ship?

  Have you been using the 21 simple and FREE online methods to find great real estate investments I told you about last week? You should be! If you missed it you can download and listen to it here. If you have access to the internet, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be browsing those…  Continue Reading

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Considering Real Estate Investment Courses But Don’t Know if They’re Worth it?

Considering Real Estate Investment Courses But Don’t Know if They’re Worth it?

The pros say they should have taken a couple of real estate investment courses. If you are giving any serious thought to getting into the real estate game and taking real estate investment courses, consider one thing. Every real estate professional we’ve talked to, without exception, says they wish they’d been able to take advantage…  Continue Reading

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Real Estate Investing: What’s Smarter, Starting Off Small Or Going Big Out of the Gate? – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Real Estate Investing: What’s Smarter, Starting Off Small Or Going Big Out of the Gate? – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Here’s a decision you’ll run smack into when you start in real estate investing. You have been doing your research into the world of real estate investing. There is a stack of books on your nightstand, your computer has 20 new bookmarked favorites and you’ve scribbled a notebook full of tips, do’s and don’ts. Local…  Continue Reading

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Does Investing in Real Estate Scare You to Death?

Well, buck up, Nancy, and learn how easy investing in real estate can be. There are haunted houses full of the ghosts of people who tried to make money investing in real estate and failed. But there are growing numbers of people who didn’t know any more about investing in real estate than you do,…  Continue Reading

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Real Estate Trainers: Train your Body, Mind and your Real Estate Business

Real Estate Trainers: Train your Body, Mind and your Real Estate Business

It’s no secret that training is important. When you want to be successful at anything, you have to practice and train accordingly as those who want to win, will train for their goal. Nothing happens if you just sit around and wait to achieve success, it takes work. Never is that more than in the…  Continue Reading

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Real Estate Investing for Beginners: The ABC’s of Investing

Real Estate Investing for Beginners: The ABC’s of Investing

Starting off in a new venture can be overwhelming and nerve-racking but also one of the best opportunities of your lifetime. Are you considered a career move to real estate investing? Tired of seeing all these people achieve their financial goals in real estate while you sit around cooped up in an office? If you…  Continue Reading

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The Facts about House Flipping

The art of flipping a house for profit has been around for years yet it is only the past 15 or so that it has skyrocketed. The interest behind house flipping has generated websites, seminars, classes, and even training groups designed to help the general public learn how to flip a house successfully. In reality,…  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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5 Tips For Investing In Bank Owned Properties

There are unique income opportunities for the savvy real estate investor in today’s market. Over 46% of all home purchase transactions are distressed properties according to Inside Mortgage Finance Magazine and thier Housing Pulse Newsletter. So what does that mean for you? Bank owned properties, or real estate owned properties (REOs), are homes that went…  Continue Reading

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Bad news for real estate investors –  Buyers can’t get loans.

Bad news for real estate investors – Buyers can’t get loans.

So I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news today but there’s some data I have in my hands that I must reveal to you. Read this carefully please. *Short Sale flips are tougher to do than ever. There simply aren’t enough people who can get bank loans to “cash you out” once you…  Continue Reading

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The Private Lending Mastery Secrets That Most Real Estate Investors Will Never Know

The Private Lending Mastery Secrets That Most Real Estate Investors Will Never Know

Click Here to register for Thursday, Oct. 6th, 12pm EST (9am PST) Click Here to register for Thursday, Oct. 6th, 9pm EST (6pm PST) Click Here to register for Saturday , Oct. 8th, 1pm EST (10am PST) Click Here to register for Sunday, Oct. 9th, 1pm EST (10am PST) How would you like to learn…  Continue Reading

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8 Steps to Successful Wholesaling

Wholesaling properties is a fantastic way to get into real estate investing with little or no money. On paper, the process is simple: find a bargain property, get it under contract and sell to a bargain buyer. That buyer will either buy the property to rehab and sell, or buy the property to rehab and…  Continue Reading

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Free Real Estate App for new beta users

Free Real Estate App for new beta users

My childhood friend Greg Clement has created a killer new tool for real estate investors. Download the free Hammerpoint App here now. Greg and I have partnered together to profit on hundreds of houses with over the past 7 years in the Cleveland area. We’ve used this cool app he’s releasing on almost every deal…  Continue Reading

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52 Different Ways to Make Money in Today’s Real Estate Market

Everyone knows that real estate has made more millionaires than any other industry, and that it has a low barrier to entry for a new investor. You don’t need a degree or any experience to begin. You just need a strong work ethic and a desire to learn. And that’s where we at SREC come…  Continue Reading

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Finding Leads Without Spending a Fortune

Finding Leads Without Spending a Fortune

One of the most common problems I hear about from real estate investors is trouble with marketing and finding leads. They want to know where the good deals are, and how they can get them. They ask what they could be doing differently, because what they are doing now just isn’t working, it’s not consistent….  Continue Reading

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Repossession Hell: 5 Extremely ‘Wrongful’ Foreclosures

Repossession Hell: 5 Extremely ‘Wrongful’ Foreclosures

From: The Week A Pittsburgh woman is claiming that Bank of America wrongfully foreclosed on her home, and in so doing ransacked her possessions, cut her power lines, padlocked her doors, and confiscated her pet parrot. Angela Iannelli, 46—who was away when repo men allegedly made off with her beloved blue macaw, Luke—says she’s still…  Continue Reading

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Selling a House in 2010? Have a Strategy

Selling a House in 2010? Have a Strategy

Selling Home In 2010 Requires A Strategic Plan Of Action STILL A BUYERS MARKET February 28, 2010|By KATE FORGACH Home sales, value and mortgage applications have risen slightly as mortgage rates stand at a historic low. This glimmer of positive news is offset by estimates that about 48 percent of all U.S. mortgages will be…  Continue Reading

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Cracking the Real Estate Code

Cracking the Real Estate Code

Is your agent really working for the enemy? A user’s guide to home economics (and how to beat the expert industry). By Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner Can You Crack the Code? Listed below are 10 terms commonly used in real estate ads. Five have a strong positive correlation to the ultimate sales…  Continue Reading

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