Are you like me?

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One of the hardest parts about learning and continuing to move forward into Real Estate Investing is staying motivated. I’ve posted about this before but it continues to rear it’s ugly head. One way I’m finding that helps is surrounding yourself with like minded people. This is tough when you are first starting out because most people you know will have your typical 9-5 JOB and don’t know how to invest in Real Estate. If you are reading this you …

Leads

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I’m constantly debating with myself whether I should just bite the bullet and buy a list of leads from one of these guys Info USA USA Data Melissa Data I got one quote from a company and they quoted me $0.24 per lead with a minimum of 3000 leads. For the math challenged that is $720. I’ve also heard that there are local companies that put out these lists, but I haven’t found any yet or really know where to …

Slow Labor Day Weekend

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Went to look at 2 open houses over labor day weekend. There wasn’t much going on as to be expected, but I was hoping for more. The first house was on a main street in Morris Township, was built in 1918 and had hardwood floors through out. It was a nice place, the floors were very creaky upstairs and in the finished attic(sp??). They were asking 475k and since it was the first house I’ve looked at in Morris Township …

Money or Marketing

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Yesterday was a normal day for me since I started learning about real estate investing. I did my usual reading of the posts on… ReiClub and ReiPlace …forums. I do this every day and it’s amazing how much free and valuable information you can get! Visit those sites daily if you want to learn. I usually work on my website while I’m at my JOB but needed to do some actually JOB related duties so I figured I’d just work …

Get out Get out Get out!

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Why does doubt creep into your mind as if out of nowhere? Every once in a while this rush of anxiety will rush through my body. I guess it’s just the fear and uncertainty that the next step in my evolution to become a Real Estate Investor is. There is no more studying that I can do, there is no more pondering where I should start, there is only one thing in front of me now. That is getting that …

Open Houses

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On my first baseball free Sunday I took my wife to go see 4 open houses. Was sort of like killing two birds with one stone, I continued my goal of seeing 100 open houses and also my goal to spend time with my wife. It helps that all the open houses are in areas my wife and I want to eventually buy a house. I can definitely see how going to 100 open houses will help in gaining knowledge …