Monthly Archives: June 2015

The One Thing More Important Than Location

Posted by JD Esajian // June 30, 2015

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They say the most important factor in successfully investing in real estate is “location, location, location.” Of course, the location in which you invest plays a critical role in the success or failure of a property. However, is it still the most important aspect of any deal? Some would say it is, and others that […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Launch A Real Estate Wholesaling Business?

Posted by JD Esajian // June 29, 2015

How much do you need to start a real estate wholesaling business? Is a real estate wholesaling business really the ultimate in lean startups, or are there hidden expenses that might cost more than you think? The Bootstrapped Real Estate Startup Technically, individuals can get started in wholesaling houses with little to no money down, […]

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How To Close Your Deals On Schedule

Posted by JD Esajian // June 26, 2015

The odds of your real estate transaction closing on time are surprisingly small. So what do you need to do about it? This is one of the scariest secrets of the real estate industry. It is rarely talked about, and the secrecy that surrounds it is also one of the top reasons that real estate […]

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Finding Balance In The New Money Frenzy Real Estate Landscape

Posted by JD Esajian // June 25, 2015

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The new real estate money frenzy is here, but how do you find balance between excitement and sustainable success? Today’s money landscape is reminiscent of 2003. Perhaps the real estate, economic, and financial markets aren’t yet, but the mentality certainly is. It’s everywhere. We are hearing all of the same lines: “It’s different this time.” […]

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Real Estate Investing: Staying Safe On The Job

Posted by JD Esajian // June 24, 2015

While it may not be a topic most want to discuss, it is irresponsible to ignore the dangers facing those on the front lines of real estate investing. There are accidental dangers and hazards of being on rehab job sites, and just driving and walking neighborhoods. However, there are several more dangers that need to […]

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Real Estate Investors Should Love The New Mortgage Controls

Posted by JD Esajian // June 23, 2015

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New mortgage rules, forms, disclosures, regulations, and restrictions are finally here. Some might loosen up as the market improves and lenders get hungry to make more money. Others are here to stay. Some brutally honest industry experts expect that they might get a lot tougher in the near future. They are indisputably a huge pain […]

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How To Avoid Being Priced Out Of Your Neighborhood

Posted by JD Esajian // June 22, 2015

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Millions of Americans are being priced out of their neighborhoods. Investing in real estate might be their only hope to turn things around. Across the U.S., residents aren’t being priced out of their favorite neighborhoods, or the areas they have grown up in. They are being priced out of entire cities for that matter. Investing […]

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The 10 Biggest Threats To The Real Estate Industry

Posted by JD Esajian // June 19, 2015

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Do you know the ten biggest threats to the real estate industry? The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has launched a new Danger Report. That said, is there anything to be afraid of? How can real estate agents, investors, and businesses protect themselves from these threats? Perhaps even more importantly, is there a way to […]

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Alternatives To Getting Your Real Estate License

Posted by JD Esajian // June 18, 2015

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Real estate investors are increasingly being pressured to get their real estate licenses. However, is that the best idea? What are the alternatives? We recently covered the increased pressure many real estate investors are facing to get licensed. Most of it is peer pressure, especially from those that don’t understand the system. In other cases, […]

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No Money Down Real Estate: What You Should Know

Posted by JD Esajian // June 17, 2015

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No money down real estate is one of the most controversial topics in the investment and property industry. Some snub it as a pipe dream, or too easy. Others swear it continues to make them millions. So what’s the real deal? What is it that you need to know about no money down real estate? […]

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