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Build your Buyers List with these 5 Tips

Posted by Rick Howell // November 7, 2018

Build your buyers list with these 5 tips

Building a buyers list does not have to be time-consuming. Follow these tips to build your list quickly.


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Work with the Best: Finding a Great Contractor

Posted by Rick Howell // November 5, 2018

Finding a great contractor is the key to your success

A great contractor who fits well with your vision and style can sometimes be hard to find. Nevertheless, you owe it to yourself and your business to keep looking until you find a good match. As you are taking the time to find the right fit, consider these five tips.


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Making it Through the First Year

Posted by Rick Howell // November 1, 2018

Drawing blueprints for success in your first year

Ups and downs are inevitable, but how you deal with them will have a substantial impact on your ability to weather the first year. Here are four tips to help you set yourself up for a great inaugural year—and many more to come.


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Checking the Boxes on Your First Investment Property Purchase

Posted by Rick Howell // October 27, 2018

Set yourself up for success on your first investment property deal with six tips

Buying your first investment property is a big step. You think you’re ready, but maybe you are still a little nervous. Everyone wants to get it right on the first one since this will help build confidence for the future. You want to make sure you have thought of everything, so you don’t get any […]


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Attitude is Everything: The Mental Side of Real Estate Investing

Posted by Rick Howell // October 22, 2018

The right attitude can turn around your business

The real estate investment world is not unique in its ups and downs. Nearly every career path has days that are great and days that are trying. When you own your business, those highs and lows can feel more intense. What will get you through is how you approach the challenges. After all, your attitude […]


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Property Investing for the Long-Term: Rental Properties

Posted by Rick Howell // October 20, 2018

Expand your reach by building a portfolio of rental properties

Many investors, especially new ones, tend to focus on property rehab so they can sell and move on quickly. They tend to be wary of the “buy and hold” facet of the industry, where rehabbed properties are leased to renters, rather than sold. But by diversifying into rental properties, investors can set themselves up for […]


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Finding a Great Real Estate Agent

Posted by Rick Howell // October 15, 2018

A great real estate agent is an important part of your team

We have talked before about the importance of building a great team. For while property investing may feel like a solo activity, successful investors surround themselves with great partners for every step of the process. Having a great real estate agent on your team is critical to your overall success. Here are some things to […]


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6 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate

Posted by Rick Howell // October 13, 2018

There are a lot of great reasons to invest in real estate

We may be biased, but for us, real estate investing has been an amazing journey. Like anything worth doing, it has its challenges, but the potential far outweighs the drawbacks. For the right type of person, real estate investing can open doors, create financial independence, and bring a sense of satisfaction that can be difficult […]


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What’s it Worth? Determining Property Value

Posted by Rick Howell // October 8, 2018

Help determine property value with these tips

One of the hardest things to do in real estate is to not get emotionally attached to a property. That “perfect deal” may be anything but—and you want to find that out before you commit to the purchase. Determining property value can be tough since it is fairly subjective. But with the following checklist, you […]


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Potential Pitfalls to Closing the Deal (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Rick Howell // October 4, 2018

Get to the closing by avoiding these common pitfalls

You may think you are at the finish line, but you have several more potential pitfalls to address before you can close the deal. Here are some of the most common, and tips on how to successfully navigate them.


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