Guest Post: Helpful Information From Ron Mead

Scott Costello All, Blog 3 Comments

As most of you who have been reading my blog know, I started off in probate investing by following Ron Meads “31 Days to Profit in Probate Investing” course.  It’s one of the simplest and best probate courses out there and really does throw all the minutia to the curb and focuses on just what you need to to get started. Ron was nice enough to write up a short article for you guys/gals about getting over some of the fears of …

Top Blogs: 7 Must Read Rei Information Blogs

Scott Costello All, Blog, Top Blogs 34 Comments

To continue my Top Blogs series, today I will be bringing to your attention 7 Real Estate Investing blogs that I call Information Blogs. These blogs are run by outstanding people who invest, but choose to provide high quality investing tips and other information needed by today’s investors. Best of all, these people provide the information gratis, free for all.  Sure these blogs will offer products for sale that they have created or other products that they fully endorse but …

Probate Monday #6 – What to say when they call?

Scott Costello All, Blog, Probate Investing 10 Comments

For me the scariest thing about sending out marketing material is what to actually say when a lead calls.  When I was sending out pre-foreclosure mailings last year, there were many times I would hear my phone ringing and just freeze when I saw the number wasn’t one I recognized.  It pissed me off to no end that I was wasting my money and time by not answering the damn phone! This is a huge step for me, as I’m …

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 …

4 Important keys to a Probate Letter

Scott Costello All, Blog, Probate Investing 13 Comments

Before I get started explaining how I am going to construct the letter (if i wasn’t using the one in Ron Mead’s course) I want to touch on a specific situation you’ll come across when looking through the probate files.  When one of the surviving heirs is a wife, husband or someone who has the same address as the deceased.  Here is a situation that I have run into… Spouse dies and the Personal Representative lives at the same address …

Probate Monday #4 – Is Real Estate Involved?

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Probate Monday #3 – Update With the help of Jon Zorrer from REITvShow.com, who pointed me to a good friend of his, I was able to get my probate leads.  His friend mines all of New Jersey for probate leads and sells the in counties that he doesn’t invest in.  As luck would have it, he did not invest in Morris County and was happy to sell the leads to me for $97 a month.  A $3 savings from USProbateLeads.com. …