May 18, 2017 in Probates/ Probate Investing, Videos
Today's reader question was one that I can honestly say I've never gotten before. The question was, “Can a financial planner profit from probate investing”? He was wondering if he could profit specifically as a financial planner. I had to tell him that I thought he was a little late to the game where that was concerned.
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May 8, 2017 in Probates/ Probate Investing, REI Marketing Show Videos
Today I have another reader question for you. The question was, “Can you acquire probate property using a lease option”? To answer this question, you need a little understanding of how probate works.
When someone passes away, there are certain steps that have to be followed to settle an estate.
The Simplified Probate Process
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May 3, 2017 in Building Your Business, Podcasts, Video Interviews
Today we are going to talk about building an exceptional business with my friend Mike Hambright AKA the FLIP Nerd.
Both of us are passionate about entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs talk about how you build profitable business. But the real question is, how do you go about building an exceptional business as opposed to a business that is simply average or ordinary?
That Brings Up another Question….. Read the rest of this entry →
April 28, 2017 in Marketing, REI Marketing Show Videos
Today's reader Q & A is one that I get quite a bit, and that is “what is the perfect direct mail piece to use in my business”? My answer is, that depends.
Ultimately the perfect direct mail piece is the one that get's the seller's attention. In the case of a letter, it's definitely the one that get's opened.
If you are using postcards, it's the one that stands out from the crowd. Read the rest of this entry →
April 20, 2017 in Probates/ Probate Investing, REI Marketing Show Videos
Today's reader question was about whether or not to contact probate attorneys to inquire about an estate when you don't have the property address. This particular person had found a listing for a probate case, but there was no address listed. I'm not sure how she came by that information, but I'm just going to run with the question.
Let me start out by saying I have never found probate attorneys to be particularly helpful to investors. They are good at handling estates, however they really don't understand our business. They almost always advise those folks Read the rest of this entry →
April 17, 2017 in Investing In Real Estate, Podcasts, Videos
It’s not very often that I have a new investing strategy to dive into, but today we’re going to talk about one that was new to me until just recently and that is container homes. My guest is my friend Stevie Bear of Make it Modular.
Stevie comes from a real estate family that goes back 3 generations. She is a real estate investor, a Realtor/Broker, the owner of Make it Modular, and a partner in a funding company. Just for fun, Stevie has a 5th business called the Bear’s Lair which is a free space for artists to perform (and keep all the proceeds).
Today you are going to learn all about container homes, and why some people are interested in this type of home ownership. Austin is a trendy community so it’s a perfect place for Stevie's business. Read the rest of this entry →