Probate Monday: Goals and other thoughts

Scott Costello All, Blog, Probate Investing 10 Comments

It’s funny how things sneak up on you and you don’t realize it until you take a step back. What I’m talking about is Summer and all the little, non rei related, things that come up and slow down any resemblance of momentum.  The sad part is, during this part of the year, my subconscious mind seems to make all the decision of what I should be doing without consulting the rational part. If you’ve read the book Switch by …

Probate Monday: New Month, New List

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The coming of the new month brings a fresh probate lead list from my supplier.   So far I can not complain one bit about the leads that I’ve been getting and the supplier has been right on time each and every month.  For those that have forgotten, I spend about $100 a month for the list.  On average, each list has come with 80 names so doing a little math that works out to about $1.25 per.  I can’t really …

Probate Monday #11 – Rinse and Repeat

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With all the setup, preparation and action that’s been accomplished so far I am now at the point of Rinse and Repeating until I get a deal.  The main thing I’d like to impress onto anyone following along is to stay consistent and develop a routine that can be easily followed and repeated.   Here are the steps that I will be taking each month from now on… Step #1: Build my probate mailer lead list. However you have decided …

Probate Monday #10: Same as Last Week

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Since I put you to work during Christmas week, I’ll go easy on everyone this week and say if you have not sent out your Post Cards yet do it this week.  Here is last weeks post in case you did not read it… Probate Monday #9: Follow Up Postcards As for what I’m doing this week, I’m headed to Las Vegas!  About 12 of my mine and my wife’s closest friends will be spending the New Year in Vegas. …

Probate Monday #8 – Figuring Out Your Offer

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Before I get started with I just wanted to post about my appointment with the home owner who called from my mailer.  It went as well as I could have expected.  Since it was really only the second “sellers” house I’ve visited I don’t have much to compare it too.   I was an ass and forgot my camera so I only snapped one picture of the house with my phone.  I got there a few minutes early so I …

Probate Monday #5 – Make Money From Your Leads

Scott Costello All, Blog, Probate Investing 14 Comments

Since this is a short week thanks to the Thanksgiving holiday, I figured it would be the logical spot to review what we have done so far.  I will also give everyone a great tip I got from Nick Johnson. Another reason why I’m not moving forward just yet is my probate list is scheduled to arrive until the end of this week.  My source is currently gathering the information from the court house.  In my county the information is …