Update on My REI Scheduled Evenings

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A few weeks ago I came up with a schedule for myself to follow during the evenings.  It was a slotting system of  topics such as Probate Investing, Short Sales, Blog work, etc.  If you missed the post you can see it here Creating a Schedule is Not Easy. I’ve been working it for the past couple weeks and I’ve had mixed results.  It wasn’t for a lack of effort, but more because things took longer then expected or the …

Probate Monday: Inching Closer and Closer

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New Probate Leads In Hand Last week was a pretty good week.  I got my new list of probate leads from my source and was even able to talk with the owner on the phone for about 45 minutes.  He gave me some great advice for marketing to probate leads and is an overall good guy.  Some of his tips he mentioned to me he said he had never told anyone else before.  So in honor of that I’ll keep …

Probate Monday: Passive Income Goals and General Update

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Sorry I have been a  MIA this past week, I was in Breckenridge, CO for my best friends bachelor party.   Shockingly my doctor gave me the go ahead to ski if I felt up to it and you better believe if I’m going to be in Colorado in the winter I’m going to be skiing.  This was the first time I’ve been skiing in 10 years and combine that with my total inactivity over the past 7 weeks plus being …

Probate Monday: Finding Comps With MLS Access

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I’m feeling pretty good about things these last few days about my probate hunt. I’ve been able to get a handful of calls this past week and one Bruce and I made an offer on for $120k but the owner got another offer for $150k so he is going to take that one obviously. I just got another call today from a guy who had hung onto my letter from my first ever mailing back in December. He got my …

Probate Monday: How else to bring in calls

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I sent out my mailers last week and have only gotten two calls.  One was a guy calling to tell me I sent the letter to a retirement community.  He was wondering what I was trying to accomplish.  For one it’s not trying to buy into a retirement community full of condos, haha.  The guy was nice and was just trying to help me out by letting me know that pretty much any street named after a president in Rockaway …

Probate Monday: Letters Sent

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There are new challenges when you can’t leave the house without help.  I don’t know how people survive sans the services of a car.  Take for example mailing out probate letters.  I had them all printed, stuffed and envelopes labeled and realized I only had 40 of the 80 stamps needed.  Let’s go hop in the car and get some…Nope!  No driving for me for another 2 weeks.  So I have to arrange for my wife, mom, brother or friend …