First Probate Call! and Give Away Week!

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Probate Investing 46 Comments

It didn’t take very long, that is for sure!  I sent out the probate letters Tuesday at noon and the first call came in today while I was at work.  Unfortunately I can’t answer the phone at work (speaking of which I’ve got a question that I’ll ask later), so I called the guy back when I got home from work.  Was I nervous?  Yup!  The phone call went very quickly.  Not much was really said as my goal was …

Has Fear Snuck Up On You?

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Probate Investing 12 Comments

I never even realized it.  I’ve sent out letters before, even gotten calls.  There was no way I was afraid.  It’s been two weeks since I wrote about sending the probate letters to my lead list and I had yet to do it.  Why?  To me it seemed like I had good reasons… Needed to put up crown molding in the office Thanksgiving Family Didn’t have the envelopes Didn’t have stamps Dentist appointment These are valid reasons right?  I was …

Probate Monday #7 – Got the Meeting, now what?

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Probate Investing 17 Comments

Before I start week 7, I need to admit that I fell behind and have yet to mail out my letters.  I’m one mouse click away from printing them out, but ran out of time this weekend to pick up the envelopes and stamps.  I’m terrible at working something new into my schedule and over the past week I have not been focused and let a few distractions get in the way.   Honestly?  how hard is it to go to …

They Messed Up and Let Me Into The Club

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Probate Investing 6 Comments

The Real Estate Commission has approved me as a Sales Agent.  All in all it took a little over a month of waiting.   So Tiara, to answer your question, it takes about 6 to 8 weeks to get access after signing up with a broker.  At least in my case it did.  Your experience might be different if you sign up with one of the big brokerages like Weichert or Exit Realty. This is not going to throw me …

The Secret to Small Successes

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Probate Investing 13 Comments

One important lesson I have learned from reading blogs from people like Steph Davis (FlipThisWholesaler.net), Shae Bynes (GoodfaithInvesting.com), Kelly (KellyFlippinCali) ,Nick Johnson (Subject2.com) and many many others (I think I’m going to write a post about all the blogs I read one day soon), is that small successes are essential to every accomplishment. These successful steps forward aren’t always obvious at first and sometimes even need to be pointed out by a friend.  The best way I can explain this is …