Closing can be really stressful, but fortunately there are a few things you can do to make the process just a little bit easier to manage.

3 Simple Tips to Make Closing Easier

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I’ve told new investors for years that they should never fall in love with a property until they’ve closed. I was definitely guilty of doing that when I first started real estate investing, but I quickly learned that it wasn’t a good idea. It’s also important to remember that you should never start spending the profits on a finished flip …

For every property you remodel, you'll likely go through the same thought process. These six steps will give you a better idea of what you'll want to consider on your own real estate investing journey.

Six Helpful Steps to Know About Real Estate Investing

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When I look for a fixer-upper to flip, I basically go through the same thought process that anyone goes through when they buy an investment property. Believe it or not, even though I usually work on a shorter timeline than most homeowners, the journey is essentially the same. Understanding my thoughts as I go through each step of the process …

Don't let a bad neighborhood scare you away. Here are 4 reasons why you may want to look into buying a flip house in rundown neighborhoods.

4 Reasons to Buy a Flip House in a “Bad” Neighborhood

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A lot of crazy things can happen while you are flipping houses. For example we had a car get stolen in the middle of the day in front of one of our flips, while we were standing in the back driveway. That thief sure had some guts! I’ve had quite a few students ask me about that day, and whether …

Working with wholesalers can be a great way to find some potential flips. If you follow these tips for becoming a wholesaler's top buyers, then they'll be more willing to work with you.

How to Become a Wholesaler’s Top Buyer

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When it comes to generating leads, it pays to be friends with at least a couple of wholesalers. Wholesalers will buy contracts on flip houses and sell them to real estate investors. Basically, I look at wholesaling like a service to generate leads on really great deals, so I never mind spending a little bit more to buy the contract …

How to Look More Experienced in Real Estate Investing

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When you’re just getting into real estate investing, it’s really easy to get intimidated, especially when you see other investors who have a lot more experience than you. As you see them (online or in person), you might think, “How am I ever going to beat them out of a deal?” Well, believe it or not, you don’t need to …

Using a traditional bank isn't always the best option for financing real estate deals. Instead, try these other creative ways to obtain financing.

2 Creative Ways to Finance Your Real Estate Deals

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If finding the money for your real estate deals is proving to be a giant headache and putting a damper on your real estate dreams, don’t worry. You’re certainly not alone. Of the thousands of real estate investors our team has mentored, at least half of them refer to their lack of access to funding as being a major obstacle …

If you're considering trying out of town house flipping, you'll want to follow these tips to help make your first remote deal go smoothly.

4 Tips to Make a Remote Deal Go More Smoothly

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For most people just starting out in the real estate investing business, I recommend sticking close to home. It’s a lot easier to oversee rehabs on a flip house if you only have to drive twenty minutes instead of flying for four hours, and it’s a lot easier to find leads on profitable properties when you’re familiar with the area. …

It's easy to get carried away with over-rehabbing a property. Follow these tips to help you avoid spending too much money on a flip house.

How to Avoid Over-Rehabbing a Property

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We’ve seen some real adventures in flipping houses over the years. From chickens running around in the yard to black mold in the bathroom and everything in between. One of the properties that really sticks out in my head as one of our biggest mistakes, though, was a house that we went way overboard on. Whenever people ask me what …

Even if you have less than stellar credit, it is still possible to invest in real estate. Check out our tips for getting started.

How to Invest in Real Estate When Your Credit Isn’t Stellar

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Over the past decade, throughout the United States, many people have struggled to keep their jobs and their houses. Whether you’re a student just out of college or you’ve had financial problems due to unemployment or underemployment, you may have flinched when you saw your credit score. As a result, you might have written off the idea of becoming a …