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Flipping is Illegal – Part 2

Posted on March 6, 2016 by
Welcome back! Last month I told you about the stigma behind the word “flipping” and how some are considering it to be illegal. Flipping houses is not illegal. Fraud is. O.K., Back To Flipping. What does lender fraud have to do with flipping and the stigma some of the media have placed on it? Some […]

Flipping is Illegal – Part 1

Posted on January 31, 2016 by
Oh No! All this time you’ve been telling me I could make a killing buying & selling (flipping) houses and now you’re telling me it’s illegal, Ron? Well, sort of! But before you get all upset, I’d better explain. Don’t worry; you’re not going to jail. Here’s the deal. Illegal flipping is indeed illegal. But […]

What Causes a Quantum Leap?

Posted on January 4, 2016 by
I’m sure you’ve noticed when I sign off, I prefer “To your quantum leap.”  People often ask me what I mean by that or how to have a quantum leap.  The only way I know to answer is to “keep fertilizing your crop.”  Let me explain. You must ask yourself certain questions and continuously analyze […]

Are You Working On the Wrong Things?

Posted on December 7, 2015 by
I recently conducted the first two days of one of my boot camps and shortly thereafter spent two hours on the phone doing one-on-one calls with students. There’s a common mistake I see students making over and over again, and it doesn’t seem to matter if they are new or been around awhile. That mistake […]
Last month we began talking about commercial properties. This month we will continue talking about opportunities you can find with small apartments, self-storage, large apartments, shopping centers, office buildings and industrial. I think of my friend, Lance Edwards, who specializes in small apartments. Small apartments meaning anything from 4 to 100 units. In fact, Lance […]
I want to take this opportunity to talk to you a little bit about commercial property. I’ve got a lot of experience in commercial property from developing vacant land to income-producing properties of all kinds. My favorite is development. But first, let’s talk about what is commercial property. And, in the world of residential it’s […]

The Decision

Posted on September 16, 2015 by
It was March 12th, 1982, when I had a decision to make, and it didn’t seem like a very big one. You see, there was a seminar coming to town called “How to Buy Real Estate with No Money Down,” and it caught my attention because I certainly had none and didn’t want to continue […]
I’ve been in a few businesses in my life, still have a few and probably will until I check into the nursing home, and maybe even after. When comparing buying and selling houses to other businesses, the contrast is so big, sometimes I wonder what the world would be like if all small business owners […]
Last month, I taught you about two ways to make money in real estate. I covered retailing and wholesaling. Those two methods generally involve buying houses that are in need of repairs at a deeply discounted price. This month, I will teach you about the other two ways to profit in real estate that is […]
“Would you like to buy a home of your own, but don’t have the big down payment or credit?” Real estate is a vehicle that cannot only provide you big checks within a few days but also a monthly residual income and a big backend payday. It can retire you so you’ll never have to […]