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Have you ever thought about your perfect day?

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I signed up for the DivaMoneyClub a little over a week ago and I’ve been very impressed with all the information given by Shae and Susan so far.  I haven’t listened to Julie or Steph just yet but I’m looking forward to doing so.  Anyway, one of the questions posed by Shae in the Mindset modules was…. “…What would your perfect day look like?”   It seems like an easy enough question to answer, but as I started to think about …

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Marketing Monday: Evictions and Postcards

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Along with Probate, Out of State Owners and driving for dollar leads, my partner and I have decided to try our luck with Evictions. We are going to pull the eviction list from the county courthouse.  After some searching we found that the area of the courthouse to look (at least in New Jersey) is the Office of the Clerk of the Special Civil Part. Here is more information about Evictions. For those just starting out, when I say evictions, …

Can I do it?

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Over the past month or so I have been falling in a bit of a rut, maybe it’s the summer that has caused my malaise.  I have still been getting out the direct mail and have been going out with my partner to put out bandit signs or driving for dollars but I feel like I need to step it up a notch.  It is time to push myself to the next level by setting some higher goals for myself. …

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5 Things I Am Thinking About Today

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Today seems to be one of those days where I have about a dozen thoughts bouncing around in my head.   I find it very helpful sometimes to identify each one and write them down.  This helps me focus better and plan out what has to be done and how I’m going to do it.  This post is just about the thoughts and putting them down on “paper”. Today’s Thoughts 1.  SI Lead Manager.  Because of work obligations I haven’t …

Do You Fully Understand How Seller Financing Allows You To Pay More?

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Have you ever heard of seller financing?  I have.  In fact investors always talk about it as a great thing which makes properties oh so more attractive to your buyers.   I understand the basic concepts and the mechanics of what seller financing is, but what I never really grasped was how can an investor pay more for a property using seller financing then they could by paying cash for the property. What is Seller Financing? For those that aren’t …

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Marketing Monday: Online Presence, Is it Good or Bad?

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My blog has opened the door for me in a lot of ways when it comes to my real estate investing career.  I would have never gotten to this point if some of the great people I have met through my blog hadn’t pushed me and supported me.   Having a blog is good in so many ways, but there can be a major draw back depending on how you want to operate your business. Your Name Can Now Be …