How to Start a REIA in Your City with Barbara Grassey – Podcast #60

Your local REIA can be a great resource for any investor.  I happen to belong to an outstanding real estate investing association that has grown to several hundred members. I can honestly say that that this group has played a big part in my success. It was an...

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

  We are all guilty of this at times; looking for a short cut or the “easy button”.  And in most caes, it doesn't take us very long to figure out that there really are no shortcuts. If we are to be successful not only in real estate but in just about...

What Comes First? Getting A Deal or Building A Buyer’s List?

  There has always been a great debate among real estate investors about whether to find a house to wholesale and then try to rustle up a buyer, or whether to build a buyer's list before you find that first deal.  Seasoned real estate investors all seem to have...

Building the Ideal Real Estate Investor’s Buyer’s List

  I have a lot of different types of buyers on my buyer’s list. They have come to me from a variety of different sources. Some of my best people I met at my local REIA group. I found a couple of quality rehabbers for my buyer’s list from BiggerPockets. Yet others...

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...