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Composure: The Key To Investor Success

Being a real estate investor is not all that it is cracked up to be. Investors on TV shows and late night infomercials may be glorified for viewer ple ...read this post

The Impact of the Government Shutdown on the Real Estate Market

Unless you have been living under a rock, you are probably aware of the ongoing government shutdown. If you are a non-government worker, you may think ...read this post

Cash To Closing

Trying to break down exactly how much money you need at closing can be a difficult task. Despite increased mortgage regulations, cash to closing is of ...read this post

Review Your Estimates

If you are putting your hard earned money at risk, shouldn’t you know where that money is going? This may seem like an obvious question, yet most re ...read this post

Know Your Limitations

There are many investors who enter the industry working as a tradesman on properties. More often than not, they take their situation for granted. In t ...read this post

Exit Strategy Decisions

It is human nature to focus on the beginning of a process rather than the end. Whether it is a new diet, a new career or even a sporting event, the be ...read this post

Are You and Your Contractor On The Same Page?

Many new investors think that investing is an individual sport. However, behind most good investors you will find a strong team. Each member of their ...read this post

Riding The Real Estate Cycle

Anyone who follows real estate knows that the market experiences cycles. This is not much different than any other business or industry in our country ...read this post

Cash Transactions No Longer Offer a Significant Advantage

There was once a time, not too long ago, that cash transactions put investors on the top of the list for potential buyers and lenders. In today’s ma ...read this post

Building Business Momentum

It is amazing how everything can change from one phone call, one deal or the addition of one new contact. Business momentum can differentiate the succ ...read this post