Mistakes and Lessons Learned; The School of Hard Knocks

    I did a post recently for another site that was actually a case study of “How to really screw up on your first deal and come out OK in the end”. I was acquainted with this couple, but didn’t really know them that well. They were brand new and had...

Is There A “Magic Pill” for Marketing Success?

  I talk to a lot of folks about marketing their real estate business every week, and on just about every forum you visit marketing is always a hot topic.  Most real estate investors intellectually understand that you have to do marketing to get those leads in...

Another Success Using Handwritten Bandit Signs

When the holidays come around (at least where I live), it seems like most real estate investors hunker down and take about a month off. I had two closings just before Christmas, which left me with two more houses to sell. Now that’s a good problem! One house is in a...

What Are Bandit Signs

  Bandit signs are those annoying signs you see put up on telephone poles that say “We Buy Houses”. Real estate investors have used them forever. Do they work? In general, I believe the answer is yes. They work when they are used properly. Are they a pain in the...