Giveaway #3: Flip This REO eBook by Stephani Davis

Scott Costello All, Blog 6 Comments

Steph is the owner operator of FlipThisWholesaler.net and this past fall, introduced an awesome eBook.  Even if you don’t win this eBook, you should go and buy it if you have any interest in wholesaling REOs.  Heck it’s only $47!  Steph put in every effort to make sure she covered all the questions that someone might have when flipping an REO property.  This is how she describes the ebook… Flip This REO! is an eBook specifically written for beginning wholesalers who …

Holiday GiveAway Week

Scott Costello All 31 Comments

This is the first annual Struggling Investor Holiday GiveAway Week!  Well it’s actually the second as last year I gave away a copy of Steve Cook’s Wholesaling for Quick Cash to Ingrid.  This year however, I have so much more to give away and that is in large part to some very generous people. The reason for me giving this stuff away is that I hope to help someone start off the new year with a bang.   I have …

First Probate Call! and Give Away Week!

Scott Costello All, Blog, Probate Investing 46 Comments

It didn’t take very long, that is for sure!  I sent out the probate letters Tuesday at noon and the first call came in today while I was at work.  Unfortunately I can’t answer the phone at work (speaking of which I’ve got a question that I’ll ask later), so I called the guy back when I got home from work.  Was I nervous?  Yup!  The phone call went very quickly.  Not much was really said as my goal was …

The Secret to Small Successes

Scott Costello All, Blog, Probate Investing 13 Comments

One important lesson I have learned from reading blogs from people like Steph Davis (FlipThisWholesaler.net), Shae Bynes (GoodfaithInvesting.com), Kelly (KellyFlippinCali) ,Nick Johnson (Subject2.com) and many many others (I think I’m going to write a post about all the blogs I read one day soon), is that small successes are essential to every accomplishment. These successful steps forward aren’t always obvious at first and sometimes even need to be pointed out by a friend.  The best way I can explain this is …

5 Things I Must Improve On as an Investor

Scott Costello All, Blog 12 Comments

A post by Carey over at Goin’ Flippin’ Crazy inspired me to analyze where I stand right now as an investor and what has been holding me back.  Taking a close look at yourself is never easy and takes practice before you can really step back and honestly evaluate. What is helpful for me is to compare myself to someone more successful and then do a comparison of what has made them a success and what I have done in …