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    Realtors- Can You Show Me How To Find Great Deals? – Real Estate Investing

    Joe: Hey, it’s Joe again. I’ve got another question here. “I have a lot of investors who tell me that they’d buy property from me if I can find them a good deal as a realtor, but when I go into the MLS, the best deals sell in minutes. The rest of them aren’t all that great, especially in this market with the prices dropping. How can I find good deals for my investors?” – James P. in Madison, Wisconsin. Joe: You’re right. If you go into the MLS, you can probably buy properties all day long, 10-15% under market value in just about any market except in a really,…

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    Invest with No Money or Credit Using Creative Real Estate Investing Strategies | Epic Real Estate

    Many believe real estate investing is for people with plenty of cash in the bank and super credit scores. That belief couldn’t be further from the truth, not to mention that that belief could be devastating to your real estate investing potential. There is more to real estate investing than the conventional approach of bank financing and 20% cash down payments. The world of “creative” real estate investing is a world of which anyone can participate regardless of money and credit resources. In order for it to work for you, you’ll have to make a decision to work “it.” As an educator, it never ceases to amaze me by how…

  • Realtors- I Want To Get Rich Quick. Can You Help Me? – Real Estate Investing
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    Realtors- I Want To Get Rich Quick. Can You Help Me? – Real Estate Investing

    Question: “Are you one of those get rich quick guys from late night TV? I want to get rich quick.” Joe: (He didn’t put a name on there). Joe: This is not a get rich quick scheme. I don’t know if I have to tell you that to most of you. It’s a business building program. If you don’t do anything, you don’t make any money. If you follow through with the process, though, you can do very well and its very likely that you will get rich, but it takes time. Joe: I tell everybody, ‘Give yourself time to make this happen.’ I think I mentioned that in a…

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    How To Research Investment Properties | Real Estate | Property Investing Tips

    Before viewing properties, it is worthwhile doing some research to make sure they have the potential to be a good investment. You don’t want to buy something just because the price looks good. If you would like to know what research I carryout before viewing properties, then stay tuned, watch this video to the end as I explain all. Hi, I’m Andy Walker from monoperty.com, where I blog online about my journey as a property investor and landlord, sharing what works for me and what doesn’t to help you start or expand your property portfolio. I didn’t carryout much research on the first investment I made. I simply chose a…

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    Where to Find Cash to Invest in Real Estate with No Money or Credit | Epic Real Estate Investing

    Hot Tip! Your creativity can be a bigger financial resource than actual money; to the point where you don’t even NEED money or ACCESS to bank loans. Think about it, no need for money… or credit… just words and imagination — it’s like one red paperclip, you know the kid who traded from a paperclip to a house in a year? Except… this isn’t nearly as difficult. If he can do that, you can do this. Hang on to your eyeballs, because my primary method of finding money for my deals might shock you. Here it is. FIRST, I look to the seller to provide financing for my deal as…

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    Realtors- How To Get 27 Buyers To Call In One Week – Real Estate Investing

    Hey, it’s Joe. I’ve got another question. “I was reading your article on building a buyers list and I think I understand how to build a database and use the autoresponders and the web pages but I don’t know which of your buyer marketing strategies work best. Could you tell me how to get started building my list and which of the ways would be the least expensive to start using?” – Illona, Alberta, Canada. Illona, there’s a couple of ways. One of the basic, down to earth, really organic ways is that we use these ugly signs that you see around town that say, ‘Rent to buy – no…

  • Realtors- Make Money In Real Estate Without Doing Rehabs – Real Estate Investing
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    Realtors- Make Money In Real Estate Without Doing Rehabs – Real Estate Investing

    Joe: Hey, it’s Joe. I’ve got another one here. Question: “Hi, Joe. Investing is a great idea but I prefer to be a realtor because I just want to make income. I don’t want to be a landlord. I did that a few years ago and it was a nightmare.” Joe: Boy, I can tell you some nightmare stories about being a landlord myself. I had a situation in one of my houses where a guy changed the oil of his motorcycle on my living room carpet. I had some people rip out their electrical plugs and call the health department and I had to put them up in a…

  • Land of the Free, Home of the Poor
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    Land of the Free, Home of the Poor

    bjbjLULU JUDY WOODRUFF: Now, the opening chapter of an occasional series about inequality in America. It’s a subject that’s getting more attention in light of the weak economy and the ongoing debate around budget cuts and raising revenues. Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Warren Buffett, who has argued in favor of higher taxes on the wealthiest, cited the growing disparity in an interview on PBS last night with Charlie Rose. WARREN BUFFETT, Berkshire Hathaway: It should be a land of opportunity. And people that get rich. They — nobody is going to confiscate everything or anything of the sort. But the distribution in this country — market system has led to…