Archive for May, 2015

I have been using a Facebook app for several years called “Networked Blogs” to sync my blog posts with both Facebook and Twitter. Recently, Network Blogs converted their services over to a new product they call “Symphony Tools” or “Symphony” for short. Whereas Networked Blogs was a free service that is being discontinued over time, […]
Download The Profit Newsletter for June 2015 (PDF) The June 2015 Edition ofThe Profit is Available for Download! The June 2015 Edition of The Profit Newsletter is available for download just in time for our Atlanta REIA Main Meeting on June 4th. There are 44 pages of valuable information this month for your real estate […]
Most real estate investors have heard of the “Note Business” but many misunderstand it while others think that it is completely separate from the real estate business. The fact is, most real estate investors are in the note business, and they just don’t know it. The note business is the financing side of the real […]
Be proactive about the security of your QuickBooks company file, and you’ll be less likely to encounter data theft. Thanks to the internet, privacy has been on the wane over the last few years. We assume that our addresses and phone numbers are public information, thanks to sites like Switchboard and 411.com. We hope that […]

Foreclosure Activity Drops?

Posted on May 29, 2015 by
There has never been a foreclosed house which didn’t have potential profit written all over it. Today, several indicators including the firm RealtyTrac have released 1str Quarter 2015 data which shows foreclosure filings and default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions are down over 5% from the prior Quarter over 2014 and are the lowest […]

Valuable Partners

Posted on May 29, 2015 by
Partners can really make or break your business. Finding good ones is easier said than done. How do you   find or attract the right partners? How do you know when the right person comes along? Will they want to partner with you and what should you offer them when they do want to partner with […]

Ugly is the New Pretty

Posted on May 29, 2015 by
Warm weather is finally upon us! Time to get ready for those Summer vacations – trips to the beach, cookouts, swimming, boating, golf, tennis, and everything else that we love to do outside when the weather is warm. Of course, if you live in the South, Southern California, or a place like Phoenix, you’re used […]
One way a lot of real estate investors use lumpy mail is when they are working the pre-foreclosure market. These people are getting stacks of mail and post cards every day from mortgage companies, attorneys and other investors. There is a lot of competition for these properties so you need to do something to make […]
Recently a friend of mine sent me a chart created by the United States census bureau showing the numbers of home ownership from 1965 until 2015. Amazingly the number of home ownership in 2015 was almost exactly the same as it was in 1965. I found this very interesting because throughout all of those years […]

Keeping Up With Your Deal

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Picture this familiar story: You go to a real estate meeting and meet a Buyer looking for property. Ecstatically, you immediately add them to your Buyers list which they fully expect. Within the next week or two, you get a deal and send it to them via your Buyers list. A day later or perhaps […]