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When first starting in real estate investing, it’s essential to discover all the information you can about how to invest your money best. For many people, real estate investing books are a great way to learn about real estate.  Most real estate investing books cover the basics, but not all books are created equal. Some books don’t always provide everything you need to know about investing in real estate for the first time.  However, one real estate book covers everything you need to know about investing in real estate for the first time--even the secrets of what can go wrong.  Discover more about...

If you’re looking to start investing in real estate but are unsure where to start because you don’t have tons of assets or funds available, a lease purchase may be the route you want to go. But what does lease purchase mean? Our company controls 55-60, and sometimes even more properties, many of which are bought using a lease purchase.  If you’re unfamiliar with the term lease purchase, don’t worry. We are going to guide you through what a lease purchase is throughout this blog.  But the main thing to know about lease purchasing is that you can leverage them to build...

Many people dream of investing. Whether in the latest blockchain technology, mutual funds, bonds, or real estate, most people hope to make money quickly and easily. One of the proven methods of investment is real estate. This begs the question, “can I learn how to invest in real estate with no money?” People often believe real estate investing is out of their range simply because they don’t have enough liquidity in their portfolio to invest. But did you know that you can invest without having cash on hand?  It may be difficult to believe that real estate, which, unless you’re a cash...

What is your commitment to creating a positive learning experience for yourself? I asked because I want to share with you my experience in this area. Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to spend time with entrepreneurs and highly successful people. From Peter Lowe’s events in the 90s to Dan Kennedy’s and Tony Robbins’ seminars in the 2000s, I was out there learning from the best. And that was by my choice. In fact, I could go back even further to my college days when I listened to cassette tapes nonstop in my car. And during those times, I was constantly challenged...

Are you interested in learning how to make money in real estate investing? What do you want to achieve in business? In fact, why did you start your business in the first place? And, more importantly, why did you choose the real estate industry? If you’re like everyone else, it’s because you wanted to grow your income. You still do.  Maybe you’d like to supplement or even replace what you’re currently making. You can do both. In fact, if you’re eager to give yourself a raise this year, I’ll show you how. I’ll give you a short blueprint to follow that will help you...

Before we managed to scale our business to what it is today, we started out as a family company buying and selling. We then moved into the coaching and mentoring business later on. It took a lot of work before we were able to claim niche authority. Over the years, we produced a couple of courses and expanded our network of Associates around the country. We also traveled to speaking engagements, did webinars, and even shared our knowledge in a podcast. All of these things combined, along with the good feedback, helped us become the authority. And without sugarcoating it, it also...

Is a recession on the horizon or not? Who’s to say? No one really knows the answer. But that doesn’t stop the media from sending everyone into a frenzy. After all, all you hear on the news these days is talk about the recession. It’s no wonder that perhaps you, like many other real estate investors, feel a certain unease about the real estate market. It’s safe to say most people are wondering how to prepare for the next recession. When people wonder what the market will look like, they’re missing the point. It’s because there is no “one market”. For...

When you’re an expert in only one area, uncertainty and an ever-evolving environment can feel scary. The real estate market constantly changes after all. And if you’re focused on wholesale and rehabs as your niche, this raises some questions. Is real estate wholesaling worth it? Will rehabs be as popular when the market dives or construction sinks? How hot is it now? And the ever-popular – should you try to become an expert in another niche, or is staying in your box the best thing for you? With this line of thinking, you might be convinced that the most logical move...

I have something controversial to say. It might just be my opinion, but I think you'll see what I mean by the end of this…There is no such thing as a self-made person. (And I'm a perfect example.) I didn't come from money, and I didn't get involved in real estate until later in life. A lot of people might describe me as a "self-made" man because I went from being a bartender and I worked my way up the ladder to get where I am today. I put a lot of hard work in to get to where I am…...

We love structuring owner financing deals whenever possible because of the massive profit potential. When you're making principal-only payments with a free and clear house, the numbers climb quickly. As a result, we often get a lot of questions about how these deals work and how we acquire them. So, in this post, we're going to cover some of our most frequently asked questions and provide you with a simple formula that will all but guarantee your next owner financing deal comes in over six figures. If you're looking for an in-depth explanation of how these deals work, that's another article entirely....