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3 Reasons To Get Your Real Estate License

Posted by John O'Connor // November 27, 2019

Technically, you do not need a license to get started in real estate. This always begs the question, “Do I really need it?” There are pros and cons to both sides of the debate, so it ultimately comes down to personal preference and what you’re comfortable with. If you’re thinking about it, here are 3 […]


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The 5 Mailing Lists You Need As An Investor

Posted by John O'Connor // November 20, 2019

What are mailing lists? These are curated lists of potential leads for your next deal. Each list is a segment of homeowners/individuals in a similar situation, so you can really pick and choose to fit your investment criteria. Once you pick which lists you want to go after, you’ll create direct mail campaigns for each […]


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Creative Financing Strategies For Real Estate Investors

Posted by John O'Connor // November 6, 2019

Successful real estate investors have several financing options to purchase properties. Going to traditional lenders can’t guarantee the best terms and can be a lengthy process sometimes. You’ll have to get creative to get favorable terms and be able to close more deals. Not all deals can be completed with traditional financing, so you need […]


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Update The Kitchen With These Cost Savers

Posted by John O'Connor // October 30, 2019

If you’re reading this for cheap ways to gut a kitchen, you’re in the wrong place. This blog post is for those kitchens’ with a nice layout, but need an updated look. A full fledged kitchen remodel will take weeks and cost tens-of-thousands of dollars. However, using these tips will help save you time and […]


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Networking For Newbies

Posted by John O'Connor // October 23, 2019

You’re new to real estate investing and know no one in the business. Chances are you’ve heard networking is a big part of it. And it’s true that your network is your net worth. That’s not to say the more contacts you have, the better; it’s more about the quality. The best investors only have […]


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CRUSH Your To-Do List

Posted by John O'Connor // October 16, 2019

If you’re reading this, your to-do list probably seems to accumulate items without even trying. You cross one thing off the list and suddenly three more take its place. Good news is you’re not alone and others are also struggling to make all their priorities actual priorities. It’s not just work either – obviously that’s […]


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How To Locate Distressed Properties

Posted by John O'Connor // October 9, 2019

If you are or want to be a rehab investor, distressed properties are where you’ll have the most success. A distressed property is one that can no longer be maintained by the owner. Sometimes physically, sometimes financially, and sometimes both. Because the seller is usually in a pre-foreclosure situation, you can purchase the property for […]


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What You Need To Know About The Phases Of The Real Estate Cycle

Posted by John O'Connor // October 2, 2019

If you’re in real estate, someone has asked you, “Where are we at in the cycle?” Truth is it’s nearly impossible to predict which phase we’re in; otherwise, everyone would be investing in real estate. Other than gauging where we are for a clever answer at a cocktail party, it’s good to have a general […]


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5 Main Steps In A Short Sale

Posted by John O'Connor // September 25, 2019

It’s been over 10 years since the real estate collapse that made the short sale much too popular. Did you even know what a short sale was before that? In the following years, short sales accounted for a large percentage of transactions. Since then, the number has increased dramatically; however, there are still a solid […]


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Investing In Real Estate For $15,000 Or Less

Posted by John O'Connor // September 18, 2019

A lot of people think you need a lot of money to get started in real estate, especially investing. That’s a myth. There are plenty of ways now to get started with as little as $15,000 and sometimes less. Depending on where you’re investing, $15,000 can go a long way. With that said, you may […]


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