14 Ways to Find Contractors for Your Flips

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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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7 Free, Offline Ways to Find Killer Deals

As a serious, full-time real estate investor, you need to constantly have your feelers out for new methods to find good deals. I can almost guarantee that you won’t be able to find a sufficient amount of deals just by looking on Zillow.com and your local MLS. There are a ton of different ONLINE methods…  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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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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4 Simple Ways to Automate Your Profit System

  Recently, I took a survey from some of our students to see what their top challenges are when it comes to real estate investing. For the beginners, we found out that finding great deals is their number one challenge, closely followed by getting the funding. For the more intermediate to advanced students we surveyed,…  Continue Reading

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7 Truths About Asset Based Lending

  The #1 challenge for real estate investor and entrepreneurs is FUNDING. How to get all the funding you need to acquire, re-position, stabilize, flip and/or rent distressed and discounted real estate properties. Truth is, there’s more funding and financing options in our real estate world today than at any other time in U.S. history….  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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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Do Your Best and Outsource the Rest

SREC’s Head Coach Kyle Garifo interviews one of our Mastermind Members, DK Kim. DK is an attorney and successful real estate investor in Orlando, Florida. DK shares his career path, the bread and butter to his business – HUD homes and how he works exclusively with local wholesalers. DK will be presenting at our Flip…  Continue Reading

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Free Virtual Real Estate Investing Resource

Free Virtual Real Estate Investing Resource

Don’t Have Access to the MLS? Here’s Your Solution… As a real estate investor, you probably know that the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is where real estate agents list all their inventory. You can find great real estate investments on the MLS. Realtors can also manually pull lists of real estate investment properties for you…  Continue Reading

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How to Start Your Week with a Plan for Success

How to Start Your Week with a Plan for Success

About ten years ago, I was just a guy with a vision for a fixer-upper I wanted to buy and flip. I hated my job. I worked a lot of nights and weekends as a financial planner. I had a six figure income, but I was basically broke living commission check to commission check. So…  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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Discover How to Receive a Blueprint to Achieving Your Desired Lifestyle

Discover How to Receive a Blueprint to Achieving Your Desired Lifestyle

Is the Flip & Fund Summit the Best in the Industry? The Flip & Fund Summit in Dallas, Texas is officially CLOSED for registration! 80 talented investors will participate in one of the most intensive, results-oriented live real estate events of the year. The feedback we get from you (my students) is the most important…  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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Finding, Launching And Selling Rehabs, Rentals and Real Estate Investment Properties Using 21 FREE ONLINE Acquisition Resources and the Property Launch Formula

Finding, Launching And Selling Rehabs, Rentals and Real Estate Investment Properties Using 21 FREE ONLINE Acquisition Resources and the Property Launch Formula

Are you getting into your real estate investing career and feeling a little stuck on where to find great properties to invest in? Does it seem like there isn’t really anything available in your market? That isn’t true and you just aren’t looking in the right places or looking at ENOUGH prospects. As my brother…  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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Buying and Selling HUD Homes

Buying and Selling HUD Homes

  So you’ve signed up for our free HUD Homes webinar with myself and my buddy John Cochran, now what? Let’s get back to basics for a minute. You might be asking yourself “Josh, what exactly IS a HUD home?” A HUD home is a 1-to-4 unit residential property acquired by HUD (Housing and Urban…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: How to Use HUDHomeStore.com

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: How to Use HUDHomeStore.com

In today’s episode of Strategic Real Estate Radio, Josh Cantwell covers the topic of government foreclosures, AKA HUD homes. He will walk you through exactly how to find these properties on HUDHomeStore.com and what you will need to make bids and close on these properties.  P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast, I’d really appreciate it…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Freedom Funding Blows the Lid off Real Estate Investment Lending – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Strategic Freedom Funding Blows the Lid off Real Estate Investment Lending – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Real estate investment lending firm Strategic Freedom Funding has it all – up to 100% financing, project guidance and liberal credit for solid deals. Why should you take a good look at a real estate investment lending firm? Because if you’re like most people involved in real estate investing, you’ve got a huge problem. It’s…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: HUD Flipping Case Study: Sandstone Ridge Initial Walk Through and Punch List

Over the next couple days I’ll be teaching you all about how to Buy and Flip Government Foreclosures. And I’ll be using another real world case study at 242 Sandstone Ridge Way as my next Case Study. Check out this podcast of my initial walk-thru of 242 Sandstone Ridge Way. My offer was accepted at…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: HUD Flipping Case Study: Iota Drive Step by Step Flipping Guide

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: HUD Flipping Case Study: Iota Drive Step by Step Flipping Guide

Another day… Another property purchased, primed and prepared for takeoff. This time, it was 2312 Iota Drive. We put it on the market in the first week of November. Then… ran our proprietary Property Launch Formula to get this bad boy sold. The results? Well… between the purchase, repairs, insurance etc… we were in for…  Continue Reading

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Rather than Chasing Shiny Objects, Top Real Estate Investing Courses Teach Market-Proof Systems  – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Rather than Chasing Shiny Objects, Top Real Estate Investing Courses Teach Market-Proof Systems – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Today the best real estate investing courses focus on teaching evergreen systems. When you build your business on proven systems, it has no choice but to work… every time. How do you find good real estate investing courses? The reality is that ten years ago, almost anybody with half a brain in their head could…  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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Getting into Real Estate Investing? Who’s Going to Make It Rain?

Getting into Real Estate Investing? Who’s Going to Make It Rain?

In real estate investing, the Acquisitions Manager leads the way to higher sales volume. The Acquisitions Manager is chief rainmaker and prime mover in building up your real estate investing company’s bottom line. This quickly becomes the go-to person for more volume, both in homes to sell and bottom-line dollars. A good Acquisitions Manager will…  Continue Reading

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Now It Is Time to Choose Which Online Real Estate Courses to Take…

Now It Is Time to Choose Which Online Real Estate Courses to Take…

You are working on the formula to ensure your success and online real estate courses are a part of the equation. There’s a hidden benefit to taking online real estate courses before you go too far into your investment adventure: Focus. See, there are so many opportunities, so many ways to make money (or lose…  Continue Reading

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Want to Learn How to Make Serious Money Investing in Real Estate? – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Want to Learn How to Make Serious Money Investing in Real Estate? – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Discover a little-known method to make a killing investing in real estate – the answer might surprise you.       The way to make a lot of money investing in real estate is by imitating Donald Trump, right? Wrong. Buying and selling hotels on the strip, developing a few golf courses, and building shopping…  Continue Reading

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Is Real Estate Investing a Bad Way to Make Good Money?  – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Is Real Estate Investing a Bad Way to Make Good Money? – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Think again, hotshot – here are three ways people just like you are making big bucks in real estate investing. Many people are actually afraid of real estate investing. Can you imagine? There are folks who start quaking in their boots at the very idea of sinking some money into a piece of real estate….  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Real Estate Investing for Beginners

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Real Estate Investing for Beginners

Hear what the pros say about real estate investing for beginners – you’re never too green to make money. A lot of people have thought about real estate investing for beginners without ever taking any action. After all, doesn’t it take a lot of time, money and highly specialized skills? If you’re one of those…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: HUD Flipping Training – Master Class with John Cochran

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: HUD Flipping Training – Master Class with John Cochran

[powerpress] In this special podcast training you will learn: How to scoop up these properties for as little as $18.47… in your own backyard. Why flipping H.U.D. homes is 100 times easier than flipping short sales. BACK TO BACK CLOSINGS ARE PERMITTED ACROSS THE U.S. and it’s easy to do with none of your own…  Continue Reading

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(BREAKING News) Obama’s Handing Out Houses

(BREAKING News) Obama’s Handing Out Houses

Let’s face it…As investors, when we hear the word “government,” our natural response is to duck for cover.Usually, it means they’ve changed the tax laws or passed some ridiculous new regulations designed to make our lives a living hell.Usually. But not today.This time… it’s all good news.Because my friend John Cochran discovered a government loophole you can…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: HUD Flipping Case Study: Purchase and Rehab Flip in Action

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: HUD Flipping Case Study: Purchase and Rehab Flip in Action

Find out how Josh flips a bank owned property in the latest episode of the Real Estate Investing Made Easy Podcast.  [powerpress] Here are the details on this property:   INITIAL EVALUATION REO      FROM MLS After      repaired value   (A.K.A. List      Price)             $144,900 Sell      price                       (90%      of List)                       $130,000 Net      proceeds                (90% of      Sell Price)             $117,000…  Continue Reading

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Real Estate Coaching on Government Foreclosures & HUD Homes

Real Estate Coaching on Government Foreclosures & HUD Homes

Have you ever flipped a government foreclosure? Do you know what a HUD home is?  Do you need Real Estate Coaching? Well in this training video I explain EXACTLY what a HUD home is, how the government forecloses on homeowners, how these properties go to auction, how to buy them once they are HUD homes…  Continue Reading

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Real Estate Investment Courses – Accelerated Investor

When you join the Accelerated Investor Pro Master Mind, you join part of an elite group of real estate investors. As part of the master mind, you’ll gain access to some of the best minds in the real estate investing industry today. You’ll be invited to weekly business building coaching calls where we focus on…  Continue Reading

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SCAM OF THE YEAR = Black Friday starting on Thanksgiving Day // BOGUS retail // FREE Real Estate Training Inside

SCAM OF THE YEAR = Black Friday starting on Thanksgiving Day // BOGUS retail // FREE Real Estate Training Inside

Black Friday being moved into Thanksgiving Day is the biggest CROCK of BS there is. What happened to enjoying your family, saying thanks, eating great food, lying around enjoying each others stories, playing games, and just flat out enjoying our loved ones? All this RETAIL COMMERCIAL BS annoys me. ESPECIALLY THAT ITS HAPPENING TOMORROW ON…  Continue Reading

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Real Estate Investors Love 40k Flips Part I

Hey there, we are now 4 weeks into our live coaching of the 40k Flips Coaching Program. You can build an automated $40,000 flipping business in less than 7 weeks.  Guaranteed!!! Done For You “Private Capital” Systems and the “$40k Flips” System Practically Guarantees Your Success Flipping Foreclosures for $40k Profits without using any of…  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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Real Estate Coaching on HUD Homes

Real Estate Coaching on HUD Homes

Have you ever flipped a government foreclosure? Do you know what a HUD home is? Well in this training video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRtJiT0USM0 I explain EXACTLY what I HUD home is, how the government forecloses on homeowners, how these properties go to auction, how to buy them once they are HUD homes and WHY THEY ARE SO…  Continue Reading

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[Webinar] I’m ONLY doing this because I Love You

[Webinar] I’m ONLY doing this because I Love You

This Thursday I am going to be holding a once in a lifetime FREE Webinar training where we’ll spill the beans on EVERY DETAIL of  how my buddy made $134,523 last month flipping HUD homes. I’ve NEVER given out this much info to the public without charging an arm and a leg for it AND…  Continue Reading

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My 31 Different HUD Tricks

My 31 Different HUD Tricks

Hope you’re having an AWESOME day so far today.  Today I wanted to give you the best gift that anyone could possibly ever give you this Wednesday on a FREE training webinar. Register for the Webinar this Wednesday at 2:00 EST https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/558704362 OR Register for the Webinar this Wednesday at 9:00 EST https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/685818042 I’m going to be as blunt as I…  Continue Reading

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Help Homeowners Avoid The Loan Modification Trap [InfoGraphic]

  Most loan modification programs focus on making payments affordable for the short term instead of reducing the borrower’s principal to eliminate the burden of negative equity (when what is owed on the house is more than its value). What is a Loan Modification? According to HUD, a loan modification “is a permanent change in…  Continue Reading

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Have You Checked Out SREC TV Yet?

Have you been to SREC TV yet? If not, go now and visit http://strategicrealestatecoach.tv and tune in to the latest video and podcast episodes for what’s happening in the world of active real estate investing. It’s Real Estate Made Easy! Join Josh Cantwell as he tours houses he has purchased to rehab and sell, listen…  Continue Reading

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It’s Payout Day!

It’s Payout Day!

We promised, now it’s time to pay out! When John Cochran and I debuted our HUD Wholesaling program, we promised the profit from our first closed transaction to one of the first 30 customers who took quick action and bought the program. Well, the transaction closed and the profit was nearly $4,000! So, we asked…  Continue Reading

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$134K HUD Money Board

$134K HUD Money Board

  Click Here to Register for the Saturday webinar @ 12 PM EST / 9 AM PST OR Click Here to Register for the Sunday webinar @ 9 PM EST / 6 PM PST

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John Cochran Newest Coach at Strategic Real Estate Coach

Twenty-nine year old Cochran lives in Dayton, Ohio. He is a Real Estate Investor who has flipped over 150 real estate deals in his 11-year career. He started his career doing a lot of rehabbing, and then he bought a HUD house for $18.47 and got hooked on wholesaling homes for big profits. Once he…  Continue Reading

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How to Create Multiple Streams of Income

How to Create Multiple Streams of Income

Last week I went to visit a house I recently bought that’s spitting out checks left and right. I’m being paid 4 different ways from this one property. I grabbed my video guy and recorded the whole thing including the contracts and paperwork I used, the lead source, the HUD 1, the funding and how…  Continue Reading

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My Life in Real Estate – Ballash Road Case Study

My Life in Real Estate – Ballash Road Case Study

In this video I am taking you to an actual HUD Wholesale home that I am closing on in just 2 days! As we drive to the house, I take you through the numbers and the process that I used to get this house at an incredible discount – 33% below the original listing price….  Continue Reading

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Buying & Selling HUD Homes

Buying HUD properties is a simple, fast way to make consistent profits – quickly putting thousands of dollars in your pocket over and over again. Before we find out some of the tips to working with HUD properties, let’s define what a HUD property is. A HUD property is one that used to have an…  Continue Reading

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Knowing These Tips Will Boost HUD Profits

Knowing These Tips Will Boost HUD Profits

Investing in HUD houses is a great way to put steady profits in your pocket very quickly. Whether you’re looking for the quick nickel or the slow dime, HUD homes can be purchased for pennies on the dollar (and in some cases, the change in your pockets), leaving a huge margin for profit. HUD homes…  Continue Reading

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3 Ways To Fund Your HUD Home Purchases

Lately I’ve been telling you about some incredibly easy yet profitable ways to purchase HUD homes for pennies on the dollar. This is a tool that every smart real estate investor should have in their arsenal because it’s a great way to generate consistent profits – there is no shortage of HUD homes to purchase….  Continue Reading

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Tips and Tricks to Working With HUD Properties

Buying HUD properties is a simple, fast way to make consistent profits – quickly putting thousands of dollars in your pocket over and over again. Before we find out some of the tips to working with HUD properties, let’s define what a HUD property is. A HUD property is one that used to have an…  Continue Reading

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Hard Hit Neighborhoods Get $1B From HUD

Hard Hit Neighborhoods Get $1B From HUD

With foreclosures on the rise, communities are often left with properties that turn into eyesores – vacant, not maintained, falling apart. Last week, HUD awarded an additional $1 billion to state and county governments to help communities clean up the effects vacant homes. This is the third round of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program funding, designed…  Continue Reading

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