Archive for July, 2013

Download The Profit Newsletter for August 2013 (PDF) The August 2013 Edition ofThe Profit is Ready for Download! The August 2013 edition of The Profit Newsletter has arrived just in time for our Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on August 5th. You can download The Profit Newsletter as a High Quality PDF (recommended) or Low Res [...]
One of our favorite and most cost effective ways to market our home buying business is through the frequent use of flyers. In fact, flyers are one most versatile and low cost forms of advertising we use at One Hour Homebuyers to generate leads on a regular basis. Flyers can be used in a variety [...]
Hello fellow investors, I hope you enjoyed the 4th of July last month and took a moment to think about the fact that this country has fought many wars to give each one of us independence and the ability to create and do business as we wish with unlimited income potential. In this country our [...]
Today, I’m going to combine marketing & technology to share an extremely powerful tool that you can use for a TON of different uses in your home or office – all for absolutely FREE! As anyone in marketing knows, the PHONE is one of the strongest weapons you need to use. Making calls, taking calls, [...]
One of the biggest mistakes we continually see real estate investors make is buying a rental property that produces a NEGATIVE monthly cash flow.  When it comes to rental properties, positive cash flow is much more important than equity! Here’s a typical example: An investor buys a single-family rental for $90,000.  The property will rent [...]

Real Estate Investment Hats

Posted on July 31, 2013 by
When in real estate, a person wears many hats and learns to adapt to a ton of situations. This mean, however, you must be knowledgeable enough to do so. You may be a buyer’s representative, seller’s representative, wholesaler, investor, contractor, mediator, property manager; the list goes on and on. The only thing that remains constant [...]
OTHER TRUSTS There are numerous possibilities for the name given to a trust. Such names are often chosen to reflect the primary function of the trust: Education Trust; Wealth Replacement Trust; Charitable Remainder Trust; Spendthrift Dynasty Trust, etc. Since names are assigned to trusts the public can get the wrong impression. It is often assumed [...]
It is the goal of this column to answer questions about QuickBooks and how it is used in the REI arena. Know how to record transactions in the proper way and have your set of books in good shape when it comes time for taxes. Submit your questions to Karen@smallbusinessadvisor.biz and we will do our [...]

Is Buying a Note a Good Deal?

Posted on July 31, 2013 by
Which is better for real estate investors – buying a note in pre-foreclosure, buying the house through a short sale, or waiting until the house comes on the market as an REO? That depends on the difference in the discounts expected, the condition of the house, and the likelihood of reaching an agreement with the [...]

Putting It All together – Bento 4

Posted on July 31, 2013 by
“To say that I am organized is an understatement, but my car tells a different story.”~ Emily Procter I love summertime, don’t you? So many memories in the making! Barbecues with the family. Long, lazy evenings by the pool. Ball games and beer.  Mowing the lawn. Mowing the lawn again. And mowing the lawn again…. [...]