How to Rehab a House in 6 Easy Steps

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How to Rehab a House in 6 Easy Steps

Let’s get back to real estate investing basics for a minute here – what is your game plan when you purchase an investment 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…  Continue Reading

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How Surviving Cancer Inspired My 5 Step Process

I’m a real estate investor from the greater Cleveland Ohio area, which for a long time people called “the mistake on the lake.” But right now there’s amazing things happening in Cleveland. Not only is it amazing for sports, with Lebron James and the Cavs winning a championship, and the Cleveland Indians making a World…  Continue Reading

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The 12 Step Private Money Process

Many people have been asking me on our social media, blog and in our member sites how I can get all my deals funded with private money and NEVER use any of my own cash or credit. The first thing I tell them is that they must know what the investment alternatives are in today’s…  Continue Reading

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7 Steps to Searching for Comps

Today I wanted to talk to you about an important piece of the real estate investing puzzle that a few of our students and subscribers have had questions about – Comparative Market Analysis’. You can use these when finding new deals to see if they are in a good area and will sell quickly and…  Continue Reading

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Why Mold is Gold

Josh here… I’m turning over this blog post to SREC’s head coach, Kyle Garifo, who has been working on some big projects in his market. He’ll walk you through why mold is gold, why not to shy away from flipping bigger houses and how to learn the exact systems that we use in our business…  Continue Reading

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4 Types of Motivated Sellers You Want to Target

There’s no question that thanks to HGTV and other popular TV shows and social media that flipping houses has become trendy and cool. Whenever people I just meet ask me what I do and I tell them I’m a real estate investor, they immediately go on and on about their favorite TV show or how…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Q & A with Kyle – When to Use a Virtual Assistant

On this episode of Q and A with Kyle, he will address questions regarding flipping houses in a state you do not reside in, when to hire a virtual assistant and if there’s a way to get around a one-year owner-occupant agreement. If you have a question you would like Kyle to answer on a…  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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Here’s How Attend the Flip & Fund Summit 5 for FREE

WHY ATTEND THE FLIP & FUND SUMMIT 5? I recently sat down with SREC’s Head Coach, Kyle Garifo, to talk about experiences we’ve had with attending real estate live events and other training programs. Looking back on it, I think in the year 2005 alone, I must have spent about $100,000 just traveling and attending…  Continue Reading

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In 2016, Let’s Stop Chasing the Latest Fads

In 2016, Let’s Stop Chasing the Latest Fads

  I want to talk to you guys today about your real estate investing business. Where does your business stand? Are you just starting out and need some direction? Or, have you flipped a few homes, but need to systemize your business so you can consistently collect your profit checks without getting too involved with…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Introducing Kyle Garifo, From Student to Head Coach

Josh introduces Kyle Garifo, a former student who has recently been named a faculty member and Head Coach of Strategic Real Estate Coach. He went from being a brand new real estate investor to flipping over 250 houses, raising over $15 million dollars and building his sucessful business. Kyle will be a regular contributor to…  Continue Reading

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Do Real Estate Webinars or Live Workshops Achieve Faster Results

Do Real Estate Webinars or Live Workshops Achieve Faster Results

  What’s the difference between webinars versus live events? Does live events or webinar get better results? Do webinars or live workshops achieve faster implementation, action and execution? My Live Event Experience Back in 2003 when I started in my real estate investing career, webinars were not the primary method of consuming new real estate…  Continue Reading

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The One Thing (Real Estate Lesson for Entrepreneurs)

The One Thing (Real Estate Lesson for Entrepreneurs)

The One Thing After coaching and consulting real estate entrepreneurs for nearly 10 years I’ve concluded that real estate investors need to do just ONE THING to be successful. Just One. Two Main QUESTIONS Without a doubt, the two main questions I get asked the most are 1) how do I find the deals? And…  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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How Michael Johnston Recovered From Hurricane Katrina [Student Case Study]

How Michael Johnston Recovered From Hurricane Katrina [Student Case Study]

I always truly enjoy catching up with our students to see where they are and how their real estate investing career is going. We have many great success stories here at SREC that I’m proud to share – but this one in particular truly shows how resilient we can be. Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years…  Continue Reading

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Do You Want to See How I Live For a Day? (Or Three)

Do You Want to See How I Live For a Day? (Or Three)

Recently, one of my students asked me what the biggest, game-changing thing was for me in my real estate investing career. I thought about it for a while, then decided hands-down, it was my one-on-one coaching experience. I got to actually sit down with a professional and learn the business. Your set-up for success immediately,…  Continue Reading

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Case Studies I’m Flipping Right NOW

Case Studies I’m Flipping Right NOW

8 Profit Packed Case Studies This summer has been crazy busy for my personal real estate investing business. Since we had such a tough winter, some properties had to get put on hold and took longer than expected. Some had unforeseen costs and issues. And sometimes you just hire a bad contractor who isn’t doing…  Continue Reading

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What do Josh & Cleveland Whiskey Have in Common? [Private Equity Case Study]

What do Josh & Cleveland Whiskey Have in Common? [Private Equity Case Study]

506(c) SEC General Solicitation For those of you that are local Clevelanders like myself, maybe you caught the article in the Plain Dealer this weekend regarding Cleveland Whiskey launching a new website as a portal for accredited investors. More and more companies are doing this. It is EXACTLY how I’ve been raising money for the…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: 8 Profit Packed Real Estate Case Studies We Are Flipping Right Now

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh talks through some of the properties that him and his team are currently buying and flipping in today’s market.  P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast, we would really appreciate it if you could leave us a review. It’ll only take you a second… and keeps…  Continue Reading

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The Answer to All Your Real Estate Investing Questions

The Answer to All Your Real Estate Investing Questions

Ready to Go From Rookie to Rockstar? This is it. Your golden opportunity. Your big break. I want to show you how to set up your own $40,000.00 per month property flipping machine. I want to give you all the strategies and techniques you’ll use to run this system effortlessly. Without needing years of experience……  Continue Reading

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The Only Real Estate Strategy You’ll Ever Need

The Only Real Estate Strategy You’ll Ever Need

After weekends like Labor Day, doesn’t it make you wish you were able to have the flexible schedule and lifestyle like a long, holiday weekend all the time? Big Brother Breaks Free As a professional real estate investor who left a full-time job as a financial planner, a question I get asked frequently is “how…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Transitioning From Single Family Homes to Commercial Properties

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh Cantwell talks with Joe Fairless about transitioning from flipping single family homes to commercial properties and getting funding for your deals. Joe is a real estate investor and has his own podcast, Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever. P.S. After you tune in to this free…  Continue Reading

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Ways To Further Your Real Estate Investing Education

Ways To Further Your Real Estate Investing Education

All Your Funding Issues Solved Everyone knows that a real estate investor’s number one issue is almost always investing. You know it, I know it and everyone who’s ever been in real estate knows it. The market has changed so much over the years since the financial crisis and it seems like options are VERY…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio is New & Noteworthy

Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio is New & Noteworthy

Our podcast, Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, has been making waves on iTunes lately! We were ranked at #8 under the “Investing” category – which is HUGE considering there are thousands of other investing podcasts! We are also featured right on the front page iTunes under the New & Noteworthy section! I want to give…  Continue Reading

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How You Can Become an Expert Real Estate Investor

How You Can Become an Expert Real Estate Investor

  Win a FREE iPad Mini 2 Here’s the scoop – do you subscribe and listen to our podcasts? Do you like what you hear and learn? Awesome, then leave us a 5 star review on iTunes! Reading your reviews keep us motivated to bring you the best free, education content that we can. Once…  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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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 9 Steps to Flipping Lease Option Assignments

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 9 Steps to Flipping Lease Option Assignments

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell interviews Joe McCall of Real Estate Investing Mastery. They discuss virtual investing, how Joe flips properties from all different states with his students and 9 steps to flipping lease option assignments. They also touch on how to balance having a full-time job and real…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 3 Laser Targeted Motivated Seller Campaigns

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: 3 Laser Targeted Motivated Seller Campaigns

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell interviews special guest Justin Colby, Co-Founder and President of The Science of Flipping, Omni Investment Group and Phoenix Wealth Builders. Justin began his real estate investing career in 2007 and has flipped and wholesaled over 300 properties to date. Josh and Justin discuss 3 laser targeted…  Continue Reading

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How to Fast-Track Your Real Estate Investing Career

How to Fast-Track Your Real Estate Investing Career

Just one short year ago, we hosted our first Strategic Real Estate Coach Flip & Fund Summit back in July 2014. The event went so well and we got so much positive feedback from our students, we decided to hold another in December 2014. It was the biggest event that we had ever had and…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: How to Find the Best Motivated Seller Lists

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: How to Find the Best Motivated Seller Lists

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio, Josh Cantwell tells you how to find the best motivated seller lists. Josh walks you through his Oxford Park Lane case study, a house he’s in the middle of flipping right now, and reviews some acquisition strategies for your real estate deals. P.S. After you tune…  Continue Reading

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Hidden Inventory at your Fingertips

Hidden Inventory at your Fingertips

My Buddy Kent Clothier is truly an innovator – in the way he invests and in the software he uses to do it. Kent has been a full-time real estate investor since 2003. We met about 8 or 9 years ago and since then, he has done over 2500 residential deals and he and his…  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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DANIEL WIAFE: $40K FLIPS MEMBER, HGTV’s STAR OF “FLIPPING THE HEARTLAND”

DANIEL WIAFE: $40K FLIPS MEMBER, HGTV’s STAR OF “FLIPPING THE HEARTLAND”

I created Strategic Real Estate Coach because I love to teach people how to become successful real estate investors – it’s my passion in life to help others achieve the type of lifestyle they want and deserve. DANIEL WIAFE: $40K FLIPS MEMBER; STAR OF HGTV’s “FLIPPING THE HEARTLAND” A perfect example of this is my…  Continue Reading

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A New Opportunity is Knocking

A New Opportunity is Knocking

I wanted to take a minute to wrap-up on our 2015 PurpleStride 5k Run & Family-Friendly Walk. It happened this past Saturday, June 13. Strategic Real Estate was the presenting sponsor again this year and we were able to raise over $229,000 for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, which is incredible. Thank you very much…  Continue Reading

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Student Case Studies, Cruisin’ for Comps and More

Student Case Studies, Cruisin’ for Comps and More

One of the most important pieces of information that I like to provide you with is real life case studies from students who have completed our training programs and are now successfully flipping properties. A student of mine, Nick Zalonis, recently purchased his first property that we are working with him through our Freedom Funding…  Continue Reading

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How to Find Off-Market Properties to Flip

How to Find Off-Market Properties to Flip

Want to get into the real estate investing game? Here’s what you need to know about how to find off-market properties to flip. Does it seem like every other investor out there has the magical ability to find off-market properties to flip? You can learn to do this, too. As a real estate investor you should…  Continue Reading

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Insider Secrets: How to Use Direct Marketing in a Real Estate Business

Insider Secrets: How to Use Direct Marketing in a Real Estate Business

  Learn what successful real estate professionals say about the best ways to use direct marketing in a real estate business. Whether buying or selling, the most successful pros use direct marketing in their real estate business.  The main reason why direct mail is so effective is that it lets you send your sales message…  Continue Reading

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Flip More – What You Should Know about Marketing a Real Estate Business

Flip More – What You Should Know about Marketing a Real Estate Business

Take a look at some essentials of marketing a real estate business. You might be surprised by what you learn. You’ve probably been slaving away at your real estate investment business for years, and don’t think you could possibly learn anything new, right? Well, maybe. Take a minute to check out these points raised by…  Continue Reading

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Weekly Real Estate News and Information 4/21/15

Weekly Real Estate News and Information 4/21/15

Hey guys, Josh here. You know I love to be on top of real estate news and trends, so I’ve decided to start sharing my favorite posts of the week so you can stay in the loop with me.   Real Estate in 60 Seconds with Josh Cantwell Check out our latest edition of Real Estate in…  Continue Reading

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“Please Take My Money”

“Please Take My Money”

If an investor walked up to you with a briefcase full of money and said… “Here’s $600K. Use it to fund your deals. And don’t bother paying me any fees or interest points either…” …you’d probably be wondering what type of drugs he was on. Or at least… thinking he has some kind of screw…  Continue Reading

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8 Key Ways Pros Market to Private Lenders to Fund Real Estate Investments

8 Key Ways Pros Market to Private Lenders to Fund Real Estate Investments

Here are 8 powerful marketing tools for recruiting private money to fund real estate investments. If you’ve been flipping houses for any length of time you’ve probably learned that borrowing money from private lenders is the best way to fund real estate investments. But the big questions are how do you find these lenders? Then,…  Continue Reading

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Real Estate Is DEAD Stop wasting your time.

Real Estate Is DEAD Stop wasting your time.

[Right Now…Successful Investors Are Generating DOZENS Of Lucrative Deals In Their Sleep… Using This Secret Automated System…] (Click here for the full story…) Yeah, I said it… Real estate is DEAD. At least, the old way of doing deals is. You won’t make a DIME in TODAY’S market, if you’re relying on investing strategies that…  Continue Reading

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Real Estate Investing Basics Many Investors Forget

Real Estate Investing Basics Many Investors Forget

Don’t Forget These Real Estate Investing Basics, and You’ll Do Just Fine There are really only a handful of building blocks that form the foundation for success in real estate investing. That being said, young or old, grizzled trooper or newbie, it’s surprising how many investors are unfamiliar with these essential building blocks. In fact,…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: House Flipping Walkthrough

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: House Flipping Walkthrough

In the latest episode of Real Estate Investing Made Easy, Real Estate Investor Josh Cantwell checks out one of his newest investment properties for the first time and calculates the rehab cost. [powerpress] Be Daring, Josh P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast, I’d really appreciate it if you could leave me a…  Continue Reading

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House Flipping Walkthrough – Real Estate Investing Made Easy #17

House Flipping Walkthrough – Real Estate Investing Made Easy #17

When it comes to house flipping and real estate investing Josh is able to walk through a place and size it up quickly and easily. Watch Josh go into a house sight unseen and see what he has to do to flip the property for a profit: Josh’s brother bought a house to flip and…  Continue Reading

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Playing Real Life Monopoly (BIG Profits)

Playing Real Life Monopoly (BIG Profits)

Monopoly is the most popular board game of ALL time. We’ve all felt the rush of snatching up Boardwalk and Park Place… and striking fear into the hearts of our friends, cousins, grandma… or whoever else is at the table. For most of us, Monopoly is nothing more than a game… But for Jerry Norton……  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Real Estate Investing Made Easy Podcast with Josh Cantwell

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Real Estate Investing Made Easy Podcast with Josh Cantwell

Jerry is multi-millionaire real estate investor who does rehabs, builds new homes, and invests in properties all across the country. He is currently looking for empty lots to build on (and wholesale). Jerry has access to LOTS of cash for these deals right now, and is looking to go BIG while this is hot. You…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Jerry Norton

Jerry is multi-millionaire real estate investor who does rehabs, builds new homes, and invests in properties all across the country. He is currently looking for empty lots to build on (and wholesale). Jerry has access to LOTS of cash for these deals right now, and is looking to go BIG while this is hot. You…  Continue Reading

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[Best News Ever] All the funding you need for all the deals you want

I just put up a new video on the Freedom Funding Blog. Have you enjoyed the 2 previous videos we put up? There’s over 1,000 comments on the blog so I figured someone has to be enjoying it…. The video is called “Asset Based Lending.” When you watch it you’ll learn how we lend and…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Make A Killing Flipping Government Houses

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Make A Killing Flipping Government Houses

In case you haven’t been paying attention, my friend John Cochran is pulling back the curtain to reveal the exact system he uses to… Snatch Up Government Homes For As Little As $18.47… And Flip ‘Em For Fat Profits… In 7 Days Or less! John does 8-12 of these deals in a typical month. He’s…  Continue Reading

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This Video Disappears Tomorrow (Big Secrets Inside)

This Video Disappears Tomorrow (Big Secrets Inside)

If you haven’t seen the free 40K Flips training session replay… This is your last chance to watch it. Because the 40K Flips coaching program is almost full… And tomorrow at midnight… I’m taking that free video replay down. Perhaps… forever. So if you want to see exactly how 40K Flips works… If you want…  Continue Reading

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