Want to Find More Real Estate Deals? Get Some Testimonials!

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Testimonials are an important part of marketing in the real estate investing world. Follow these tips for finding people to ask for testimonials!

When you think of important online marketing strategies and techniques for your real estate investing business, testimonials probably aren’t the first thing that comes to mind. But they should be. In addition to setting up an active presence on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other platforms, you should really be looking into ways to get more testimonials for your business … Read More

What Can Playing Monopoly Teach You about Real Estate Investing?

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Monopoly is a classic board game with lessons that can actually be applied to real estate investing. Here's how it can be applied to house flipping.

The other day, I was going through some of our kids’ toys, thinking about what they’ve outgrown and what they’ll be growing into next. They’re not quite ready for it yet, but I’m really looking forward to having family board game nights as they get older. Playing Monopoly, Clue, Life, and other games will give us all time together, away … Read More

6 Signs of a Property Flipping Disaster

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There's a lot more to consider when it comes to flipping houses than you think! Keep these 6 signs of a flipping disaster in mind when looking for a house.

Many new real estate investors assume that flipping houses is simply a matter of purchasing a fixer-upper, remodeling and re-selling it (I know Tarek and I thought that when we first started!). But we have learned over the years that there is a lot more to consider when flipping houses, at least if you want to be successful at it. … Read More

Home Shopping? Walk Away if You Spot This in the Kitchen

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When home shopping for a flip, make sure to pay special attention to these 4 things. You'll want to walk away if you spot any of them in the kitchen.

Over the years, Tarek and I have bought a lot of houses, and we’ve seen every nightmare possible. From vandalism to faulty foundations — and even cement mix in the toilets — we’ve somehow made it through all of our house flips without going completely nuts or losing our shirts in the process. From all of our crazy experiences, I’ve … Read More

3 Remodeling Disasters That You Can Learn From

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If you’ve been fixing and flipping houses for a little while now—or if you have any experience with remodeling a home at all—you probably already know that no job ever goes completely as planned. Sometimes small things get overlooked, the wrong materials get ordered, measurements are wrong, and all kinds of other things go awry, but if you’re just a … Read More

Student Success Stories: Andy and Elliott

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It’s time for us to share another student success story! This father and son duo, from Washington, decided that investing in real estate was exactly what they needed to do to change their lives. We love their inspiring story! DESIRE TO MAKE A CHANGE Father and son, a plumbing contractor working in the business for 20+ years and young banker … Read More

Habits Holding You Back From Better Real Estate Deals

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When you think of some of the really great real estate deals that you’ve missed out on in your career so far, it’s tempting to blame bad luck. You weren’t lucky enough to be the first person to make an offer. It was just bad luck that you couldn’t get the cash together in time to make it happen. It’s just … Read More

4 Tips for Investing in Real Estate When “I Don’t Have the Time!”

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Tarek and I love spending time with our kids and watching them grow up into unique and intelligent little people, but having two kids is a lot more time-consuming than having just one. Over the past few months, I’ve been really glad to have a career in real estate investing instead of any number of other careers. With house flipping, … Read More

3 Customer Service Secrets That Can Help Any Flipper

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When it comes to flipping, customer service probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind. You may be surprised to hear that it can help you get ahead!

When you think of real estate investing, customer service might not be the first thing that comes to mind. In fact, it might be close to the last! However, you might be surprised at a few of the many ways that great customer service can help you get ahead in house flipping. By using some of the same strategies that … Read More

3 Types of Motivated Sellers and How to Talk to Them

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Several scenarios can lead people to selling their homes. Here's some tips for how you can approach these motivated sellers.

When you watch our show, you might get a little bit of a glimpse of how we find properties, but that’s about it. While this part of the house flipping business isn’t very TV-friendly, it’s definitely important to the process. Christina and I spend a lot of time researching leads on flip houses, and that means talking with all types … Read More