My Baby Made the News! And Lead Management

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured, Lead Tracker, Marketing 3 Comments

I don’t have anything huge to update, so I figured I would just throw out a few things that I’ve been working on over the past couple of weeks.  Granted I haven’t been working on a lot besides trying to get some sleep. Lead Manager and Word Integration One of the draw backs to my SI Lead Manager software is that the letters you can produce out of it are limited.  Adding images and special formatting are nearly impossible to …

Finding The Time Isn’t Easy

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured 4 Comments

My son just turned 3 weeks old on Monday.  Saying those 3 weeks went fast is the understatement of the year!  I guess that is what happens when you are living your life in 3 to 4 hours stretches.  Each bottle takes about 20 minutes for Ben to suck down, then another 10 minutes to change him and clean him up.  After that it takes about 15 to 30 minutes to calm him down before he falls back to sleep. …

Deal #3 Update: Every deal has it’s own crazy, But CHA-CHING!!

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured, Lessons Learned 10 Comments

My partner and I have now officially wholesaled our second property!!  The timing of this deal is another reason why having a partner is worth it’s wait in gold.  I couldn’t imagine trying to work this deal while my life was changing with the birth of my son (that still gives me goose bumps saying it, my son!). While this deal closed on schedule, we did have some ‘oh shit’ moments as we approached the closing date. … First the …

Title Company Questions?

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured 5 Comments

So far my partner and I have not had much love from title companies.  In our first deal the title company we were working with (and was highly recommended by other investors) broke up and was not seen from again right in the middle of our deal.  In our second deal, another company who was highly recommended just recently was no longer doing title work themselves and was passing the work to another title company.  This other company took 2 …

Marketing Monday: “Not Our Personal Billboards”

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured, Marketing, Unhappy Sellers 3 Comments

I’m just now getting back into the swing of things after my 2 week baby hiatus.  Because of that I am just going to share a quick little story about some bandit sign fun. A few months back, my partner end up went down to Trenton to hang some bandit signs at the butt crack of dawn.  I always get a little nervous when hanging signs in Trenton because large parts of are arguably one of the worst areas in …

Introducing Benjamin Raymond Costello

Scott CostelloAll, Blog, Featured 19 Comments

On Monday, March 26th 2012, Benjamin Raymond Costello was born at 10:18am. He was 8 lbs and 13 oz!, had a full head of hair and is just the cutest thing I’ve ever seen, he is just PERFECT! My wife and baby are doing great a week later. We were at the hospital until Thursday and have been adjusting to our new life ever since. Ben can barely keep his eyes open during the day, but is wide eye’d and …