Monthly Archives: January 2017

Don’t Forget These 5 Hidden Rental Property Expenses

Posted by JD Esajian // January 30, 2017

rental property expenses

A buy and hold rental portfolio is one of the building blocks of long term real estate investing success. Regardless if you have one single family property or a pool of apartment buildings it is critical that you understand the numbers.  Omitting or miscalculating a few expenses can quickly cause a profitable looking property to […]

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Is Student Housing Right For You?

Posted by JD Esajian // January 27, 2017

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There are always two sides to every coin. If you are in the real estate business long enough you will find there are many different ways to build a portfolio.  Some investors strictly stick to quick flips and rehabs while others look for long term buy and hold properties.  Within the buy and hold segment […]

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Borrowing Money From Family & Friends: A Viable Option?

Posted by JD Esajian // January 26, 2017

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It seems like everyone wants to be involved in real estate. You probably have a Great Uncle, co-worker or someone you went to school with talk to you about investing in real estate.  You may have even discussed all the success you could have and maybe even a little about how you would go about […]

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Are You Still On Track To Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Posted by JD Esajian // January 25, 2017

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As hard as it may be to believe 2017 is already over three weeks old. It feels like just yesterday we were sitting down writing our resolutions thinking about all the wonderful things 2017 has in store.  Before you know it spring will be here quickly followed by summer.  If you are not careful 2017 […]

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5 Keys To Look For In A Successful Rental Property

Posted by JD Esajian // January 24, 2017

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All investment properties are not the same. You can’t buy any property in any location and expect rent checks to start rolling in.  Like any other aspect of real estate it takes a number of items to be successful.  Without all of these items in order your ideal rental property can end up being a […]

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How To Work With Motivated Sellers

Posted by JD Esajian // January 23, 2017

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With any motivated seller lead the first goal is to get the homeowner to agree to a meeting. The meeting should act as a mini presentation for what you can do and how you plan on doing it without being too over the top.  You never want to hide the fact that you are a […]

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Getting Started In Commercial Real Estate

Posted by JD Esajian // January 20, 2017

commercial real estate

There is a normal progression most buy and hold investors take.  After getting started with a single family rental they move up to two, three and four unit properties.  Eventually they become more comfortable with the additional units and look to take on bigger projects.  The next step up from multiple units is commercial, apartment […]

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The Five Most Important Aspects Of Any House Flip

Posted by JD Esajian // January 17, 2017

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Real estate house flipping is as hot as ever. A majority of new real estate investors enter the business with rehabs and flips as their primary focus.  One of the main reasons for this is that anyone can do it.  You don’t need a degree or eight years of education to close your first deal.  […]

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5 Tips To Help You Get A Great Deal On Your Mortgage

Posted by JD Esajian // January 16, 2017


There is a lot that goes into buying a property. Regardless if you are buying as a primary residence or an investment you need to find the right type of financing.  There are times when the best financing is through a traditional lender.  Anyone that has closed a deal with a bank over the past […]

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5 Tips To Help Make Your New Year’s Goals A Reality

Posted by JD Esajian // January 13, 2017


The change of calendar is a great time to assess where you are in your business. Right before the ball dropped you probably made a few resolutions that you swore you would stick with this year.  These are the changes to your lifestyle or your business that you have been meaning to start since the […]

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