How to [Accurately] Project Property Repairs

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How to [Accurately] Project Property Repairs

One of the most frequent questions that we get here from our students and borrowers at Strategic Real Estate Coach is “How can I accurately budget repairs?” This is a BIG deal because comping the property correctly and making sure we know and understand the After-Repair Value (ARV) of the home is very important to…  Continue Reading

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How to Leverage Big Data to Find Real Estate Deals

  Analytics and data are everywhere now, so obviously us real estate investors want to try to use it to our advantage, right? In comes Attom Data Solutions, one of the nations leading providers of real estate data and intelligence on real estate trends, an awesome resource for real estate investors and entrepreneurs. I’ve been…  Continue Reading

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[In the Spotlight] The Cleveland Housing Market

  ATTOM Data Solutions, formerly RealtyTrac, recently published their 2017 Housing News Report newsletter and it’s chock full of important information if you’re a real estate investor – and features an article I was interviewed for about the Cleveland housing market, written by Daren Blomquist, SR. VP – ATTOM Data Solutions, who will be speaking…  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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6 Effective Ways to Build Your Buyers List

So you found a steal of a deal property and got it under contract, so now what? If this isn’t your first real estate rodeo, then you probably have a solid buyer’s list put together, but what if you don’t? It’s time to put in a little extra work and get one together so you…  Continue Reading

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5 Things You Missed About Real Estate Investing This Week

As many of my students and subscribers may know, we offer a lot of free content. We have a weekly podcast that comes out every Wednesday called Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio, we have a YouTube channel where we post new videos weekly and we’re on almost all the other social channels as well sharing…  Continue Reading

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5 Step Process of Locating Vacant Properties No One Else Knows About

  Vacant properties in many markets can be considered some of the best deals you can find. There is also pretty low competition in the vacant house market because truthfully, about 90% of real estate investors don’t want to take the time to scope out these deals and do the follow up work needed. Most…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Q&A With Kyle – Saving Money on Your Rehabs

Q&A with Kyle is back with some great questions including how to do inexpensive, but quality work when rehabbing a property, why having a contractor’s account at Home Depot or Lowe’s is important, when to pass on a deal and if it’s hard to sell flipped houses to the FHA. If you have a question you want…  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 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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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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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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Confused About How the SEC Affects How You Can Raise Capital for Real Estate Deals?

Confused About How the SEC Affects How You Can Raise Capital for Real Estate Deals?

You Might be Surprised to Learn How the SEC Impacts Your Ability to Raise Capital for Real Estate Deals. If you’re just starting out as a real estate investor and don’t have much money, or even if you’ve been at it for a while and would like to learn more about how to raise capital…  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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Want to Know How to Generate Real Estate Seller Leads?

Want to Know How to Generate Real Estate Seller Leads?

Investment pros reveal their secrets for generating hot real estate seller leads in a competitive market. It’s probably no surprise that some of the most seasoned property investment professionals have some tricks up their sleeves when it comes to generating real estate seller leads. So whether you’ve been in the real estate game for years…  Continue Reading

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The Secret for Keeping Profitable Rental Properties? It’s All About the Tenant

The Secret for Keeping Profitable Rental Properties? It’s All About the Tenant

Savvy real estate investors insure profitable rental properties by finding and keeping good tenants. Many real estate investors are only interested in buying investment properties, fixing them up, and selling them for a clean, quick profit. And there are others who get a solid bang for their buck by buying, rehabbing and leasing with an option…  Continue Reading

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The Private Lender in Real Estate Projects:  What You Need to Know So You Get Funded (and Not Thrown in Jail!) – Strategic Real Estate Coach

The Private Lender in Real Estate Projects: What You Need to Know So You Get Funded (and Not Thrown in Jail!) – Strategic Real Estate Coach

Looking at the role of the private lender in real estate investment projects… What do you need to know so you can do it right? One of the most important aspects of investing in real estate projects is working with a reliable private lender for investment capital. But finding those sources, and understanding the laws…  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 Coaching – 40k Flips Testimonials

Real Estate Coaching – 40k Flips Testimonials

Greetings again from SREC! We got hundreds of new students flocking to our 40k flips product and here’s what some of them are saying: Click Here To Find Out More About The Program: “The person you are talking about is Josh Cantwell. I have already paid $1000.00 to hear this and it was worth every…  Continue Reading

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Finding Your Real Estate Rehab Project

Finding Your Real Estate Rehab Project

I’ve often thought of real estate investing as looking for buried treasure, except that in this case it’s treasure that everyone can see, if they only had the eyes for it. So how do you develop a house-buying eagle eye? The first thing you will need to do is to identify your sweet spot, that…  Continue Reading

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How To Sell A House In 90 Minutes – Bailey Road Property Launch

How To Sell A House In 90 Minutes – Bailey Road Property Launch

It’s time for a property launch! We just finished rehabbing this house on Bailey Road in Cuyahoga Falls and it’s ready for its new owner. In this video, I walk you through the process that we’re going to use to sell this house overnight – in one day – during a massive property launch. We…  Continue Reading

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Profits Coming In A Month: Melody Lane Rehab Winding Down

Profits Coming In A Month: Melody Lane Rehab Winding Down

We’re just a few weeks from putting this house on Melody Lane on the market. This is another Fannie Mae bank-owned foreclosure that we are rehabbing. We’ve done a lot of work in this house, but when it’s done, it will be move-in ready for the new owners. We completely redid the bathrooms and kitchen,…  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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A Great Finished Product Leads To A Great Profit Potential

A Great Finished Product Leads To A Great Profit Potential

This is the third video in this series about private lending, and we revisit the house on South Main St. My brother, Mark, walks us through the budget on this rehab and what had to be done to get this house ready for it’s debut. The project took us about 10 weeks and just over…  Continue Reading

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Flipping Houses Gaining Popularity

I’ve been telling you for months and months that there is a huge opportunity in the housing market now thanks to a flood of distressed properties on the market. The opportunity lies in buying low, rehabbing the house and selling it for a big profit. That strategy is gaining popularity, as evidenced by the recent…  Continue Reading

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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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Manchester Road Case Study

Manchester Road Case Study

Check out this video – it’s another rehab I have in the pipeline and I want to give you an update on what’s happening with it. This one is at 4034 Manchester Road – right in my rehabbing sweet spot. Come with me as I see the house for the first time. We bought it…  Continue Reading

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My Life in Real Estate: Rehabbing Bank Owned Properties, {Case Study Heights Drive Part 2}

My Life in Real Estate: Rehabbing Bank Owned Properties, {Case Study Heights Drive Part 2}

I’m back with another installment of “My Life in Real Estate”, this time checking in on one of my most recent rehab projects – 193 Heights Drive. This is part 2 of this case study. Part 1 I recorded 2 months ago and we showed you this house when we first started the project. In…  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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Rehabbing For Profit Case Studies

Rehabbing For Profit Case Studies

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6 Steps To Rehabbing Successfully

When getting into real estate investing, renovating and rehabbing properties is one of the best ways to make money. Today there are hundreds of thousands of bank owned properties, distressed properties and all around good deals in almost every corner of the U.S. By rehabbing a home properly, not only will you keep your budget…  Continue Reading

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Harvard Economist Predicts Real Estate Crash And Return in 20??!

Harvard Economist Predicts Real Estate Crash And Return in 20??!

Are you sitting on the fence waiting to invest because you are just not sure what’s going on with the market? Sorta scary out there right now huh? I feel you. Every day the talking heads in the news are blabbing about the Euro, debt crisis in Greece, the E.U, Medicare, Social Security, Obama, Jobs,…  Continue Reading

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6 Parts to Rehabbing Successfully

Rehabbing is a great way to get started in real estate investing. Doing it properly will help you avoid becoming overwhelmed – and keep your budget intact. Here are six basic parts of the process that are consistent among successful real estate rehabbers: Part 1: Before Work Begins •     Rekey or change out all locks…  Continue Reading

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10 Qualities of Successful Real Estate Investors

Buying and rehabbing foreclosed properties can be a profitable and rewarding experience. Investing in real estate, however, is not for the faint of heart—it takes a lot of strength and determination. Successful investors have 10 traits in common that enable them to make money in real estate. You, too, can be a winner in real…  Continue Reading

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It’s Happening Again This Wednesday…. Don’t Miss Out This Time!

It’s Happening Again This Wednesday…. Don’t Miss Out This Time!

If you’re among the several students of mine who were blocked from the call last Thursday, you’ll be happy to know we’ve set up TWO calls for this Wednesday to make sure nobody gets left out. As you will see at the bottom of this email, we’re all set up for Wednesday’s Genius Underground call….  Continue Reading

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6 Stages to Successful Property Rehabbing

Learning how to rehab houses gives you the best chance of building a sustainable real estate business that will open other opportunities for you. For many a successful real estate entrepreneur, rehabbing is where they cut their teeth. It’s where they gained the skills and insight necessary to build a foundation leading to other opportunities…  Continue Reading

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REAL CASE STUDY: Minutes of work for $4,500 (Closed YESTERDAY)

REAL CASE STUDY: Minutes of work for $4,500 (Closed YESTERDAY)

Hey, I got a cool update from one of the Underground Geniuses Ryan, who is one of the guest trainers on tomorrow night’s webinar. He laid out exactly how he pocketed a cool $4,500 assignment check on a deal he did YESTERDAY. It only took MINUTES of his time to put together because of the…  Continue Reading

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Even Movie Stars Get the Rehabbing Bug

Even Movie Stars Get the Rehabbing Bug

Check out this article about actor Jeremy Renner. “Before he was nominated for Oscars for “The Hurt Locker” and “The Town,” Renner and his business partner, actor Kristoffer Winters (who had a small role in “Locker,” plus last year’s “Fair Game”) were fixing up and flipping old houses in Hollywood and Studio City, according to…  Continue Reading

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Freedom$oft Payment Plans Released

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Freedom$oft Payment Plans Released

Freedom$oft announced payment plans today – this is HUGE. These new options make the program so affordable I recommend you get started now and get off the fence. Click here to check it out. Here’s a quick look at what the payment options are: •    Platinum Freedon$oft – 8 payments of only $397. •    Gold…  Continue Reading

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Go, Go, Go!

Go, Go, Go!

The wait is over…Click here to get SIMS now! Follow this special link to reserve your copy of SIMS 2.0, a super powerful lead generating system designed to grow and scale your business by adding more deals to your pipeline. This week, you can start becoming a lead generating MACHINE! And remember, I’ve created two…  Continue Reading

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14 Reasons to Wait to Buy SIMS

14 Reasons to Wait to Buy SIMS

Here’s the deal – SIMS is a marketing and lead generating system. It will help you grow and scale your business by putting more deals in your pipeline. With SIMS 2.0 you’ll be a lead generating machine. But here’s the catch… what do you do with the leads after you get them? That said I’ve…  Continue Reading

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I’ve Lost It: Don’t Buy SIMS…

I’ve Lost It: Don’t Buy SIMS…

Don’t Buy SIMS… UNTIL TUESDAY at Noon EDT! Why? Because that’s when I’m going to GIVE you some incredible bonuses… just for buying SIMS 2.0. Tuesday is going to be a HUGE day for your business. You’ve already gotten SellPoint and hopefully are realizing how powerful it will be in streamlining your house sales. Last…  Continue Reading

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Weekly Real Estate Kick-Off & Webinar Info

Weekly Real Estate Kick-Off & Webinar Info

*************************************** Clear your schedules and mark your calendars because Thursday at 9:00pm EDT we’re going to tell you about a system that can literally save you TONS of time and money. Join me and my friend, SREC student and partner John Cochran as we introduce you to this incredible system that completely automates every step…  Continue Reading

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Closing it DOWN in 34 minutes

Closing it DOWN in 34 minutes

Rehabbing Profits has already met my limits for new members. This video is going good-bye. If you didn’t see it, you missed out: http://www.rehabbingprofits.com/ – Josh

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Quick Nickel or a Slow Dime? Why Not Have Both…..

Quick Nickel or a Slow Dime? Why Not Have Both…..

You already know that the market is flooded with foreclosures and REOs. The question is: What do you do with ‘em? Do you wholesale or rehab all these REOs? OR do you do both?  The most successful investors I know do both. Yesterday I released the Rehabbing Profits Blueprint. Today I am adding in “The…  Continue Reading

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The Official Rehabbing Profits Blueprint was Just Released. Go Get It.

The Official Rehabbing Profits Blueprint was Just Released. Go Get It.

I just finished putting up a new video that explains what “The Rehabbing Profits Blueprint” is all about. I just released it a few minutes ago. Go watch the video. ~ Josh Cantwell P.S. I have gotten some great feedback on the Rehabbing Profits blog. Here are your top concerns and my answers:

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My Wife Is Scamming My Brother and I. It’s Total B.S.!

My Wife Is Scamming My Brother and I. It’s Total B.S.!

I put together some free training videos and an ongoing case study of a REO that we just bought, and that my brother Mark is rehabbing with my wife Lisa’s IRA funds. This deal has some super cool, and one not so cool, twists to it, and it going to be a great case study…  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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Announcing Josh Cantwell and Jeff Watson LIVE Event

Announcing Josh Cantwell and Jeff Watson LIVE Event

Jeff Watson says “Thank You.” Jeff did an open training webinar Monday night, had 238 comments on his blog and Facebook and also let the cat out of the bag. He has trouble keeping his mouth shut sometimes. I guess I should have expected it. He does talk in court all day for a living…  Continue Reading

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Are You Shaking The Money Tree?

Take a minute to sit and think about how many different ways YOU can profit from real estate. It’s mind blowing really. Honestly, it often feels like there are too many. When I first got started I felt lost and confused. I didn’t know what deals I wanted to go after. I got paralyzed and…  Continue Reading

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How to Increase Your Profits in Real Estate

How to Increase Your Profits in Real Estate

Naturally, you want in the real estate business to make money. You can either do that by rehabbing a house and reselling it or rehabbing it and renting it out. Let’s look at both of those options and see where the potential for profit lies. Purchasing for resale can be risky business. There may be…  Continue Reading

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