Short Sale Commissions

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I was talking with Nick Johnson last night about a comment I made in a previous post about giving my short sale leads away to someone else for a referral fee.  Since my focus is not short sales, and to be honest I want nothing to do with them I was more then willing to give my leads up for a small referral fee.  This however is a great example of why networking and having a group of like minded …

Countered!

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I got a call from Mike the Realtor yesterday and he said the owners countered my offer.  This shocked me as I figured I’d get laughed at and I would move on.  They came down 15k to 320k.  Not a huge amount but it was note worthy.  I told my realtor to offer my max of 168k and say that is my Highest and best.  I don’t want to be going back and forth back and forth.   So we will …

Where is that Realtor?

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Well I sent off an email to my Realtor(s) (Mike and Sandy) that I wanted to make an offer of 160k for 68 Mt Pleasant Ave.  After I sent the email I remembered that Mike and Sandy are on vacation.  They said they would be checking their emails though, so we’ll see what happens now.  I’d like to put some contingencies in the offer, like financing for instance. Other Ramblings I’ve gotten a few people filling out my squeeze pages, …

First Offer House Pictures

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I went and looked at that house last Thursday and met with the Realtor, Mike.  He was a really nice guy and it turns out he had done a some investing when he lived down in Florida about 7 years ago.  Sounds like he was down there during the boom.  He works with a lot of other investors as well and his broker, Ian is a wholesaler on the side.   Mike had Ian call me on Saturday.  We discussed what …

I will succeed today….

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This week is going kinda slow and my real estate activity is a bit down as well.   Tomorrow I will be headed over to the Mt. Pleasant house to meet my realtor and take a look at the place.   I’m going to use the check list from Wholesaling for quick cash to mark off things that need replacing and updating.  Basically I will be checking The roof kitchen bathrooms any mold any water in the basement or leaks from the …