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“You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” ~ Walt Disney When I first started, I felt like I had no business designing spaces. I’m good at the big picture but putting textures and colors together that will sell […]
This month is renovation month at Atlanta REIA and I for one am super excited.  For the past 19 years I have managed to perform just about every type of real estate transaction there is.  Everything from notes, wholesale deals, lease options to subject to deals.  I’ve used every buying strategy known to man and […]
“My grandmother had this high-tech security system – a rusty nail she used to lock the door.” ~ Quincy Jones Once fall comes, we’re thinking about getting the kids back to school and falling into a familiar routine. You’re not the only one thinking about that, other people may be looking forward to quiet days […]

Subject-To Real Estate Contracts

Posted on September 7, 2016 by
Existing Loan Stays In Place – No Liability To You! “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” ~ Dalai Lama A Subject-To deal simply means that you get the deed/title to a property and take control over the property. The existing loans stay in place in the original […]
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ~ William Arthur Ward It is best to teach by example. Now that everything is on a digital platform it can be difficult to find the right words to explain an action step-by-step to someone. Whether it is a […]
“I like to talk to people. I’ve got one assistant, one Blackberry. That’s my overhead. I don’t text that much or email. I like to sit down face-to-face and have a conversation with you. I’m old-fashioned.” ~ Mark Wahlberg As the owner and operator of my own business, I’ve become very self-reliant. I know that […]

Shop Around: Homewyse Review

Posted on June 6, 2016 by
“Plans are nothing; Planning is everything.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower Only by finishing things is the way to learn. Despite this fact of life, I do find myself a bit overwhelmed at times with the various projects I’m planning at any given time. Making two or three phone calls to get a quote about one […]
“The building art is man’s spatial dialogue with his environment and demonstrates how he asserts himself therein and how he masters it.” ~ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Many apps I use are in lieu of something else, whether that be a tape measure or an architect’s blueprints. The RoomScan Pro seems to have replaced […]
“Real estate sales was perfect training for the experience to go into public life because you learn to accept rejection, learn to meet new people, learn to work with people and find common ground.” ~ Johnny Isakson When I invest in a property I do my research. Long ago that meant doing the fancy footwork […]

Finding Home: Zillow Apps Review

Posted on March 6, 2016 by
“The home should be the treasure chest of living.” ~ Le Corbusier As a flipper, I tend to think a lot about the people who are going to be living in the home I created for them. I’m thoughtful about the products I use while being mindful about the budget. But it all doesn’t mean […]