Archive for January, 2013

The Profit February 2013 Edition

Posted on January 30, 2013 by
Download The Profit Newsletter for February 2013 (PDF) The February 2013 Edition ofThe Profit is Ready for Download! The February 2013 edition of The Profit Newsletter is now ready for download as a High Quality PDF or Low Res PDF format. The Profit Newsletter is the official newsletter of the Atlanta Real Estate Investors Alliance [...]
Our bank savings account is earning less than 1% interest.  It’s not even keeping up with inflation.  Meanwhile, Kim and I did a Lonnie Deal a few weeks back and we’re getting an eye-popping 50.38% yield on our investment.  If you’re like us, you believe it makes better financial sense to get a higher yield [...]
We are already in the second month of 2013 and I just had a conversation with one of my students who wanted to know how to create wealth in the shortest possible period of time. The following is my idea how wealth for any real estate investor can be created in the shortest period of [...]

Getting Started in Multifamily – Part 1

Posted on January 30, 2013 by
Have you ever thought about getting into the multifamily business? It’s not easy and it’s not for everyone, but if you have what it takes I can show you how! I created Real Estate Raw to pull back the curtain on the commercial multifamily business. I have survived the down turn of the economy and [...]
Landlords often have mixed emotions when their tenants call and offer them money after a dispossessory warrant (an eviction) has been filed.  On one hand, landlords are in the business of collecting rent.  However, they worry how it may affect moving forward with the eviction.  Accepting a payment after an eviction is filed does affect [...]
D. S. Murphy & Associates is a full service real estate appraisal firm with over 25 residential and commercial appraisal associates. Their average years of experience are over 15 years. The firm is headquartered in Atlanta with offices also in North Carolina and Florida. Each D.S. Murphy associate is an expert in their local area. [...]

Learn How to Be a Blue Collar Genius!

Posted on January 30, 2013 by
Blue Collar Genius Defined A Blue Collar Genius is all of us who have mastered our craft with hard work, diligence, taking action, creating experience, making mistakes, and most importantly never giving up! That’s a blue collar genius by my definition. How many times have you said I’m smarter than he is, but he’s driving [...]
In my last article, I explained that there are two approaches investors can take to determine whether or not a lender has been negligent or committed fraud.  The first approach I described is to look through the paper trail to dig up issues.  The second approach is to follow the money. Not many people truly [...]

Short Sales Are Sailing

Posted on January 30, 2013 by
Many Investors and Realtors avoid short sales like the plague. They are definitely missing the boat! My business specializes primarily in short sales and I have seen an increase in the number of approvals we are getting. The time line for a short sale varies from 90 to 120 days if you submit the lender [...]

CaptureNotes: Your Life, Color-Coded

Posted on January 30, 2013 by
“I’m known for my handwritten notes.” ~ Pamela Anderson  You’re driving your Uncle Bugsy to the doctor when you spot a “for sale by owner” sign in front of a nice little brick house. You’re already running late, but you’ve been watching this house – it’s got a big blue tarp draped over the roof [...]