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Landlording Gotchas

Are you interested in investing in real estate? If so, the first thing that probably comes to mind is owning rental properties. This is certainly the most common and obvious approach to real estate investing. And indeed, it can be … Continue reading

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BiggerPockets

Using BiggerPockets I haven’t done a blog post in ages.  My last one was about the BiggerPockets conference that took place earlier this year in Denver.  There were a lot of great speakers there who were very generous in sharing … Continue reading

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BiggerPockets REI Summit

BiggerPockets is hosting a Real Estate Investment convention next year! If you are a real estate investor and don’t know about BiggerPockets, you should! It is a great site for investors and has all kinds of excellent information about every … Continue reading

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Housing Market Recovery?

Hmm.  Think the housing market is going to “recover” soon?  Maybe in a year or two, we’ll see prices start to climb?  I don’t think so, at least not out here in California.  I think we’re in for a long, … Continue reading

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Short Sales!

Like a lot of investors these days, most of our offers at this point are on REO properties and Short Sales.  For anyone who is not aware, an REO is a bank owned property, and a short sale is when … Continue reading

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Highest and Best

If you are a real estate investor in today’s market, I am sure you have submitted offers to banks on what they call REO properties.  REO stands for Real Estate Owned, which refers to the properties that the bank actually … Continue reading

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Marketing Begins

Up until now, we’ve gotten our properties from the MLS or wholesalers.  We’d like to start buying directly from homeowners, though, so we’ve recently started marketing.  It’s a small step, but it’s something.  We just mailed out our first batch … Continue reading

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Lessons from our Second Condo Rehab

This post will be a quick one about the second condominium we rehabbed – the Willis Ave property.  We saw this 2 bedroom 2 bath bank-owned property listed for about $60k.  It seemed like we could make money at that … Continue reading

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Lessons from our First Condo Rehab

Okay, after the first silly post, here is a real post.  This one will be about what we learned from one of the first full rehabs we did on our own, the International Ave property. This was a condominium that … Continue reading

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Native American Castle for Sale!

Okay, this is our first blog post.  With this post, I wanted to share an amazing wholesale deal that we came across while on a recent trip to Arizona. We are offering a Native American Castle for sale!!! Major fixer … Continue reading

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