What is owner financing?

Owner financing is a common way of doing a real estate deal. A potential buyer finances the home through the person selling the home. This occurs when the buyer cannot obtain financing through a bank. The seller will accept financing from the seller if he has difficulty selling the property. This happens when the buyer does not qualify for a […]

The real cost of water damage

Aside from the cost of damage, the dangers of a water disaster for a home are just as overwhelming. Not only does water damage personal property, it can also cause significant long-term damage to homes and physical health. When a water disaster strikes, the initial thought is usually what property did it destroy? Most people end up replacing rugs, curtains, […]

Do you need more real estate leads? Then expired farm ads

It’s true. You can generate a large number of real estate leads by cultivating expired listings. Of course, some list systems are better than others, but if you get a good one, it can be the difference between a large number of leads or a few; success and failure; or another month paying more money in monthly installments than you […]

Bad Radio Commercial Writing and How to Improve It

I was recently asked to do a spec spot. In case you’ve never heard of that term, it’s a radio commercial written and produced for a client who doesn’t know it yet. Just as builders sometimes put houses to specs (speculation), radio salespeople call business owners and as part of their pitch offer to have a spec announcement produced so […]

Tenant Assessment 101

A lease is an agreement between a landlord / landlord and tenant / tenant whereby the former agrees to rent their property for a fee and subject to a lease, while the latter agrees to pay regular amounts as rent for use. continued ownership of the same property for a specified period of time. Finding the perfect tenant is not […]

Investing in Apartment Buildings: Find Motivated Sellers

As the creator of the “Buy Your First Apartment Building Online Course”, I have many potential students and beginning investors ask me: “How do I find motivated apartment building sellers?” There are many ways investors use to find motivated sellers, however what I see happening a lot with beginners is that They start looking for properties to buy before they […]

What to ask when looking for a good property manager

If you’ve ever looked for a good property manager, then you know how difficult it can be to find a good one for your rental property. There are several property managers, probably more than you really need to get your property to market. With so many options available, it can be difficult to choose one for your unit. But don’t […]

Beyond the rat race

As a business coach, I interact with store owners every day. I have found that most, at some point, were motivated by a desire to go beyond the rat race. The rat race is an unhealthy competition that is created by the misconception that there is a limited supply of resources in the universe and that to be successful; you […]