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Flipping Houses – Hate Negotiating With Sellers? Here’s A Tip That’s Gold, Baby!

Have you seen The Wolf of Wall Street, yet?  If not, make it a top priority.   Be aware, though, that it’s very graphic.  But, if you can get past the language, nudity and drug use, it’s quite inspiring. The movie is about a guy …

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Flipping Houses: 3 Ways To Spot A Fake Buyer

Nothing is more annoying than having some dude see your ad somewhere, contact you and express interest in buying your property… and then turn out to be a fake. Happens all the time.  Much more than it used to… Somehow, bird dogging someone’s property has …

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Flipping Houses: Not Doing Deals? This Is Most Likely The Reason…

            Before I was in real estate, I was a sales and marketing rep for a local radio station in Tampa Bay.  I freaking loved my manager.  I looked at the guy like a second father.  I learned a lot …

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Flipping Houses: Ask This Question Now… Save Yourself A Headache Later

OK, so you contract on a peach of a deal.  You negotiate tough, there are minimal repairs needed and you’ve marketed like a pro.  You’ve fielded inquiries and lo and behold, a cash buyer wants it.  Assignment signed, deposit in hand and all contracts are …

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Flipping Houses: Think you can’t still contract for $.30 on the dollar… and make a bundle? Better read this…

You can’t get houses at $.30 to $.40 on the dollar anymore, right?  At least not from a homeowner, directly… You can’t flip a house for $20,000+ anymore, right?  Those days are over… WRONG!  You can still contract on the cheap… and make a ton …

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Flipping Houses – Avoid This Huge Mistake When Dealing With Buyers

  One of the absolute biggest mistakes I see wholesalers make these days is demanding your buyer write his deposit check out to you, personally. The deposit from your buyer is mandatory.  No check… no deal.  It shows us that he’s serious.  And, it insures …

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Flipping Houses: The Secret To Botched Repair Estimates

Look, we’re wholesalers.  And, 99% of the time, that means we’re also NOT carpenters or general contractors.  So, what do you do when a seller tells you the house needs minor cosmetic repairs, when it really needs to be leveled? Well… let me give you …

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Flipping Houses: Secret To An Accurate ARV… Without The MLS!

My guess is that you’re not a realtor.  And, not only are you probably not a realtor, but you probably do not have access to the MLS.  So, how do you accurately determine the ARV on a property? Simple. But, before we get into that, …

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Flipping Houses: Sneaky Buyers Cutting You Out Of The Deal? Read This!

When you contract on a property, you then need to begin to show it to potential buyers, right?  How else will you get the house sold? So, I was trading emails the other day with one of my new students, and he asked me, “Hey …

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Flipping Houses – Market Your Properties Like A Rock Star (pt 3 of 4)

In part one of this series, I told you exactly what to do when you get a house under contract.  In part two, I told you what to do if ten days go by and you’ve still not found a buyer.  Now, in part three, …

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Flipping Houses – Market Your Properties Like A Rock Star (pt 2 of 4)

OK, part 2 of marketing your properties like a rock star… so they sell! If you haven’t yet read part 1, you missed a crap-ton of good… free… info.  So much so, I could package what I put in that article and sell it for …

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Flipping Houses – Market Your Properties Like A Rock Star (pt 1 of 4)

When I was learning to flip houses, the rule of thumb was, if it’s a good deal, it’ll sell.  Well… let’s just say that’s not exactly the case today. Why?  Because there are a ton of wholesalers out there.  And, because cash buyers have a …

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Flipping Houses: Free Lesson From A Billionaire

“If I didn’t watch TV and read the newspaper, I would think this country is in the middle of the biggest boom in its history.” – David Siegel If you don’t know who David Siegel is, don’t freak out.  I didn’t either.  He’s a one-time …

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Flipping Houses: [RIP] Wholesaling Is Dead

“You are only one short step away from manifesting what you need to reach your goal.” – Neale Donald Walsch That’s what they’re telling me. We’re dead.  No more wholesaling.  It was fun while it lasted.  We need to find something else to do.  Hedge …

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Flipping Houses: Valuable Lesson From Monday Night Football

“Everything that you will some day live, you have first imagined.  Nothing will manifest in your experience without the imagination process happening first.” – Abraham (via Esther Hicks) That picture above is from the last play of last night’s Monday Night Football game.  I didn’t …

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