5-Week Direct Mail Marketing Plan

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5-Week Direct Mail Marketing Plan

Whoever said “print is dead” has obviously never met a real estate investor. When it comes to building a successful real estate investing business, direct mail marketing is a key component. I won’t get into the nitty-gritty details here, but there are countless studies that prove that consumers spend more time looking at direct mail…  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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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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10 Step Marketing Funnels for Motivated Sellers

I can’t believe it’s been over 10 years now since I’ve been mentoring other students on how to become a successful real estate investor. I’ve done countless webinars, live coaching classes, video trainings, podcasts, blog posts and spoken at multiple live events. I have seen the market shift and the main questions I get asked…  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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4 Proven Ways to Still Get Good Real Estate Deals in Competitive Markets

  Those of us competing for real estate deals realize it is currently a seller’s market. With property inventory levels getting low, even in places in the Midwest, the competition lately seems even higher than we’re normally used to. Investors are traditionally a competitive bunch by nature. The ability to outmaneuver competitors while picking up…  Continue Reading

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Never Have to Ask “How Do I Find Good Deals?” Again

Never Have to Ask “How Do I Find Good Deals?” Again

The Direct Deal Formula This week I had the privilege of sitting down Jason Lucchesi, a former student of mine and founder of a real estate investing training and coaching company called Global Fortune Solutions that he’s been running since 2008. Jason has since flipped hundreds of properties using what he calls his “Direct Deal…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Finding super deals in real estate investing with Josh Cantwell

Strategic Real Estate Investing Radio: Finding super deals in real estate investing with Josh Cantwell

Josh calls in live from the floor of the 40k Flips Summit, and shares some of the ways his top students are finding super deals in the changing Real Estate Investing market across the US. [powerpress] Also – Daren Blomquist, VP or Realty Trac discusses their freshly issued Foreclosure Statistics report, as well as their…  Continue Reading

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63,000 Foreclosures Completed in May

According to the monthly numbers released by CoreLogic, the number of foreclosures completed in May 2012 was 63,000, up from 62,000 in April but down from 77,000 one year ago. Since September 2008, the start of the current financial crisis, 3.6 million foreclosures have happened across the country.   This number represents the number of…  Continue Reading

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Lease Options Bring Quick Profits By Matching Buyers & Sellers

Lease Options Bring Quick Profits By Matching Buyers & Sellers

Educated, savvy real estate investors have the upper hand in today’s marketplace. Why? Because today’s housing market and economy are still a total mess, but the result is a wealth of opportunity, if you know where to look and how to look. Unfortunately too many investors don’t know where to even begin. They’re using systems…  Continue Reading

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Housing Recovery Hopes Dimmed By Rising Foreclosure Numbers

Recent information released by RealtyTrac shows a disturbing turn in the number of foreclosures – actually rising by 9% in May over April. This increase can be partly attributed by the release of a backlog of foreclosures by the banks. However, the majority of those homes in foreclosure are just starting the process. While a…  Continue Reading

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Increase in Short Sales Helps Lower Foreclosures

Increase in Short Sales Helps Lower Foreclosures

For the first time since 2007, foreclosure filings were at their lowest for a month in April 2012. This includes default notices, auctions and bank repossessions. Any increases in foreclosure activity were masked by the decline in the three large, hardest hit states of California, Nevada and Arizona. They were more efficient in processing their…  Continue Reading

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Which Lenders are the Fastest for Short Sales?

Which Lenders are the Fastest for Short Sales?

RealtyTrac recently put together a list outlining which lenders/servicers move through the short sale process the fastest and the cheapest. The frontrunners? Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and FHA have the shortest timelines with 193 days, followed by Ally Financial at 321 days and PNC Financial at 353 days. The short sale timeline being used as…  Continue Reading

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2012 Could Be a Record Year for Short Sales

2012 Could Be a Record Year for Short Sales

Short sales are on the rise. Compared to a year ago, the number of short sales being done increased 33%, according to RealtyTrac. In fact, short sales beat out REO sales in 12 states. In all, 32 states saw an increase in pre-foreclosure sales, typically short sales. There are also signs that lenders are more…  Continue Reading

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Don’t avoid the 900% increase in foreclosure activity in 2012

2012 is  going to be HUGE. Up to 9 million homes may enter foreclosure in 2012 period, versus one million in a typical year. This will send shock-waves through the stock markets and world economy. It may well be the “dark ages” for homeowners and lenders alike…and the wave of mortgage re-sets will continue in…  Continue Reading

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15 Ways to Succeed in Real Estate Investing

It wasn’t long ago that real estate was the way to make money. But, is that still true? Things are by no means back to the “old ways” but if you look around, you will see that the tide is changing. Money can be made in real estate investing. Strategic Real Estate Coach presents this…  Continue Reading

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I Just Fired All Of My Realtors….BAM!

I Just Fired All Of My Realtors….BAM!

Click below to see my new traffic goldmine. http://www.srecmegamedia.com Here’s why this lead generation strategy kicks butt. 1) It drives more seller and buyer leads than any other lead generation strategy I have ever tried. – Enough said. 2) It drives leads all day and night – it works while you sleep. 3) No baggage…  Continue Reading

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Announcing SREC LIVE Event

Announcing SREC LIVE Event

Real Estate Has Changed Forever! And in a single weekend you’ll discover how to not just adapt, but dominate our current marketplace using the most effective real estate strategies today. Let me, Jeff Watson, my entire team of veteran investor/coaches, and our top students take you by the hand and personally navigate you through the…  Continue Reading

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Bank Insider Reveals Shocking Short Sale Trends

Bank Insider Reveals Shocking Short Sale Trends

Jerami King is a former team leader for the loss migitation department of a MAJOR bank. Today he helps real estate investors and homeowners successfully navigate the pre-foreclosure process. Few people know more about the ‘ins-and-outs’ of working with leaders on short sale approvals. Tonight, Jerami will share some unnerving trends and changes in lender…  Continue Reading

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Mansion squatters return in a big way

Mansion squatters return in a big way

Okay… gang.  Don’t expect SREC to produce a course on this topic “How to Get a Million Dollar Home by Squatting.” People are attempting to lay claim to foreclosed property by simply moving in.  Now I’ve heard of people moving into properties in pre-foreclosure as a way to save a dime until the house goes…  Continue Reading

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Weekly Real Estate Kick-Off

Weekly Real Estate Kick-Off

Follow me on Facebook and on Twitter! Hey everyone, are you capitalizing on your “power time” each day? Everyone’s power time may be different, but it’s basically the block of time where you’re at your most productive, your most alert. Make sure that you’re taking advantage of that burst and doing the things that need…  Continue Reading

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I Just Fired All My Realtors… BAM!

I Just Fired All My Realtors… BAM!

Remember back in April when I released a new marketing course called Mega Media Marketing? It was all my best strategies for advertising your real estate company on TV. It showed you how to generate boat loads of new seller and buyer leads thru short, 15-second and 30-second TV commercials. Well, can I ask you…  Continue Reading

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Time Sensitive: Get Paid Every 4.2 Days

Time Sensitive: Get Paid Every 4.2 Days

I went back and did the math. Over the past 6 years I’ve cashed checks on over 500 properties. The math adds up to this: I close a real estate deal and get paid from a deal every 4.2 days. Now I’m not saying this to brag – actually it’s quite the opposite. If you’re…  Continue Reading

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Ready to Fire Your Realtors and Boost Your Business? Find Out How Tomorrow

Ready to Fire Your Realtors and Boost Your Business? Find Out How Tomorrow

I’ve discovered a traffic building goldmine, and I’m going to share it with you… tomorrow! This lead generation strategy is fantastic, and will blow your business away, just like it did for us. Why? It drives more seller and buyer leads than any other lead generation strategy I have ever tried. Period. It drives leads…  Continue Reading

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1/4 of All Mortgages are Upside Down

1/4 of All Mortgages are Upside Down

Feb. 23, 2010, 6:21 p.m. EST 11.3 million homeowners underwater on mortgage WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — More than 11.3 million homeowners — nearly one-fourth of all Americans with a mortgage — owe more on their loan than their home is now worth, according to a report released Tuesday by FirstAmerican CoreLogic. More than 10% of people…  Continue Reading

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Most Important Short Sale Event of the Year Happens Thursday Night

Most Important Short Sale Event of the Year Happens Thursday Night

What’s holding you back from starting, growing or making more money in your short sale investing business? I’d really like to know how I can help you. I will answer all your most important questions and give you a bunch of brand new ideas on Thursday night at 7pm EST. Check out www.sreccoaching.com/livestream now to…  Continue Reading

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Join our Membership Site!

This is the Short Sale Success University! by Strategic Real Estate Coach The choice for real estate investors serious about their SUCCESS. Silver Membership and the $4,987 of training materials are FREE Click on the button below to register now! JOIN a community of real estate investors that represent the best thinking in the industry….  Continue Reading

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Q & A from Webinar

Q & A from Webinar

Q: How can we get a reply for this call? I was not able to write down when you mentioned it before. Thanks … Osmany<br/> A: the replay is on the SREC blog at www.strategicrealestatecoach.com under the “Determining Market Value: For Real Estate Investors” heading<br/><br/> Q: Would if be possible for us to get a…  Continue Reading

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Some Cool New Stuff

By: Josh Cantwell Short Sale Manifesto 2.0 is 2 WEEKS AWAY & I have a hilarious video as a gift for checking us out. I just finished “How To Fill Your Property Acquisition Pipeline With An UNLIMITED Number Of Pre-Foreclosure And Short Sale Leads Using NONE Of Your Own Cash OR Credit!” Take a few…  Continue Reading

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How To Do A Short Sale…for Real Estate Agents and Homeowners

How To Do A Short Sale…for Real Estate Agents and Homeowners

By: Josh Cantwell I am contacted every week by several real estate agents who have pre-foreclosure properties listed that they know aren’t going to sell. Most are overleveraged and undoubtedly won’t sell for what is owed on the mortgage. So the big question is, what can they do to help the homeowner? Click here to…  Continue Reading

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Referral Renaissance is about to take over the market

Referral Renaissance is about to take over the market

By Josh Cantwell:  Read on to learn how to get your copy of our new report that is so new (I literally just finished it) we don’t even have a cover designed for it!  One of the most exciting things to ever come out of pre-foreclosure and short sale real estate investing is about to take over the market. As…  Continue Reading

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