Probate Monday #10: Same as Last Week

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Probate Investing 1 Comment

Since I put you to work during Christmas week, I’ll go easy on everyone this week and say if you have not sent out your Post Cards yet do it this week.  Here is last weeks post in case you did not read it… Probate Monday #9: Follow Up Postcards As for what I’m doing this week, I’m headed to Las Vegas!  About 12 of my mine and my wife’s closest friends will be spending the New Year in Vegas. …

One Extra Degree

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As the year is quickly coming to a close, a lot of people are getting a headstart on their 2010 goals – in fact, I just finished mine up with my husband this past weekend.  Not only are we focusing on the future, but we’re also taking a moment to reflect and celebrate our personal and business achievements in 2009. While working on my 2010 goals, I came across an awesome video that a friend of mine shared with me …

Holiday Giveaway Winners

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The time has come to announce the winners.  In total there were 65 entrants into the contest which gives everyone a great chance to win something really good!  I am surprised more people didn’t want in on this, but I guess I need to learn a thing or two about promotion.  Next year will be better for sure.  With out further ado here are the winners…. ****IF YOU WON ANYTHING PLEASE SEND ME AN EMAIL AT SCOSTELL@YAHOO.COM WITH YOUR NAME …

Holiday Giveaway Last Reminder

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This is just a reminder to anyone who has not entered into the drawing for the Holiday Giveaway, Please Do So Now. I will begin picking the winners today at 12:00pm (noon) eastern time.    I will announce them on Twitter, so if you would like to get notice there you can follow me at StrgglngInvstor.  I will also create a final post that lists all the winners sometime around 4pm EST. You have until 12:00pm EST to enter.  Here’s …

Probate Monday #9: Follow Up Post Card

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Probate Investing 8 Comments

It’s been a couple weeks since we sent out the letters to our Probate List and hopefully you have received some calls.  I have gotten 2 calls so far and I know Ingrid has gotten 2 as well, while Jason I’m not sure has gotten a call just yet but I’m sure one is about to ring him any minute now.  If you’ve been reading along with my probate posts, you’ll know that I’ve really built up some momentum the …

Giveaway #6: Subject2 eBook by Nick Johnson

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This giveaway is Courtesy of Nick Johnson from Subject2.com.  Those people who know Nick can’t say enough good things about him and the information he gives.  In the short time I’ve know Mr. Johnson he has already pushed me to a place I hadn’t reached in the past.  Even if you don’t win this prize, connect with Nick at Subject2.com, on Twitter (motiv8td) or at biggerpockets.com. Here is a little bit about what Nick has to say about his e-Book… …

I made an Offer

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Probate Investing 12 Comments

As I said at the end of my post yesterday, I was going to call up Caller #1 and make an offer.  Having never done this before I was really unsure how to go about doing it, but after some deep thoughts I came up with a good strategy. First I wanted to sound like I was trying to get him the best price possible. I did this by apologizing for taking a few days to get back to him, but i …

Giveaway #5: T Harv Eker’s Millionaire Mind Seminar

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If you have ever read the book T Harv Eker’s Millionaire Mind you’ll know how great this guys material is.  What you may not know is he also holds seminars to talk and teach about the same principles he lays out in the books.  Kelly Miller recently attended one of these events and had nothing but good things to say about them.  She is donating the 16 CD set from the seminar and it’s loaded with great information.  Here is …

Probate Call Number 2! and More

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Probate Investing 19 Comments

WOH! busy week this week.  The Holiday Giveaway started off slow on Monday but really picked up steam over the past two days.  A rough estimate count has about 60 entries so far, which gives everyone a great chance to win something very valuable for sure!  We still got about 6 days left so plenty of time to still enter.  Thanks to Nick, Steph, Julie, Shae, Jason and everyone else who has spread the word.   I’m gonna see if …

Giveaway #4: Autographed Copy of the Go-Giver by Bob Burg

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The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be. And so one day, desperate to land a key sale at the end of a bad quarter, he seeks advice from the enigmatic Pindar, a legendary consultant referred to by his many devotees simply as the Chairman. Over the …

Giveaway #3: Flip This REO eBook by Stephani Davis

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Steph is the owner operator of FlipThisWholesaler.net and this past fall, introduced an awesome eBook.  Even if you don’t win this eBook, you should go and buy it if you have any interest in wholesaling REOs.  Heck it’s only $47!  Steph put in every effort to make sure she covered all the questions that someone might have when flipping an REO property.  This is how she describes the ebook… Flip This REO! is an eBook specifically written for beginning wholesalers who …

Giveaway #2: Steve Cook’s Rehabbing for Big Cash

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Day 2 of the great Holiday Giveaway features Steve Cook’s Rehabbing for Big Cash ver2.0! This is one Outstanding Course and is Valued at $997 and is worth every penny.  Even if you are a wholesaler this course can be a great resource.  Think, learning how to calculate repair costs. Sales Pitch By Steve can be found here All you have to do is post a comment with a REI related link that you have found helpful in the past …

Probate Monday #8 – Figuring Out Your Offer

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Before I get started with I just wanted to post about my appointment with the home owner who called from my mailer.  It went as well as I could have expected.  Since it was really only the second “sellers” house I’ve visited I don’t have much to compare it too.   I was an ass and forgot my camera so I only snapped one picture of the house with my phone.  I got there a few minutes early so I …

Giveaway #1: Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad

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Even though I’ve got some great stuff to give away I wanted to start off with what started me off into real estate investing.  I read this book on my Honeymoon two and a half years ago and I’ve been sold on REI ever since.  This is a must read for new investors, old investors or just anyone wanting to change their lives.  It won’t give you a step by step on how to invest, but it will change the …

Holiday GiveAway Week

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This is the first annual Struggling Investor Holiday GiveAway Week!  Well it’s actually the second as last year I gave away a copy of Steve Cook’s Wholesaling for Quick Cash to Ingrid.  This year however, I have so much more to give away and that is in large part to some very generous people. The reason for me giving this stuff away is that I hope to help someone start off the new year with a bang.   I have …