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Recent Posts by Vince Harris

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SNEAK PEEK deep into 2019: Experts best predictions for the hottest markets for REI

As you know, the goal of this blog is to help you stay at the top of your game through technology tips and tricks, marketing hacks, investment strategies and more. Well, here's our first must read piece of 2019. In this guest post from our friends at Mashvisor, Daniela Andreevska lays out the hottest REI markets around the country. If you're ready to start building your buy and hold portfolio, the tools Mashvisor provides will help you run the numbers to quickly identify the best deals in your market. Use promo code REIRAIL25 or simply click this link to receive 25% of any Mashvisor subscription. Now to the list...

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Real Estate Investing: Are We In Another Bubble?

You can’t deny that there has been some murmuring about bubbles and crashes in the real estate market over the past couple of years. And by murmuring, we mean that super loud whisper that grandma tries to do when she’s talking smack about the neighbor who is ten feet away and can hear every word she says.

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What You Don't Know About REI Software Could Be Costing You—Big Time

You’re in the business of making money, not losing it. What you might not realize is that the outdated software you’re using to find, track, and close REI deals could actually be costing you. Hey, we can hear your chorus of responses right now: “But Excel isn’t outdated, everybody uses it.” “But all the software I use is free.” “But my system works for me.” But, but, but … But you’re probably not making as much money as you would be if you were using better software.

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What Cardi B Can Teach You About Dominating REI

Who is Cardi B? If you know, you know. If you don’t, let us Wikipedia her for you. Cardi B is one of today’s hottest hip-hop artists. In addition to having legit skills as an MC, she’s got the X factor for days. She’s on Time magazine’s list of most influential people, she’s broken several records as a female rapper, and she’s got more awards than you can count. Even if you don’t know her music, chances are you’ve heard some buzz about this chart-topping dynamo.    

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Here's the Bizarre Real Estate Trend Max Maxwell Found Using Call Tracking Software

Max Maxwell is the prototypical REIRail user—a hard-working investor who relies on the software to streamline his processes and realize explosive revenue. The efficiency gains our call tracking software offers are attractive to many REI professionals because our solution reduces the time necessary to research properties and people, removes the need to juggle various siloed software applications, and delivers the best information needed to make connections with potential sellers. Sound too good to be true? Well, it’s not.

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I’m a Rehabber, Not a Wholesaler: Is Marketing Really That Important?

Flipping houses has always been a lucrative venture for ambitious entrepreneurs looking to put in hard work and realize a tidy profit. A report by ATTOM Data Solutions found that in 2018 Q2, rehabbers sold houses for an average of $65,520 more than they paid for the properties.

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Dear Realtors: Your World Is About To Get Rocked. I Can Help.


Dear Realtors: It’s no secret that your world is about to get rocked. If we’re being honest, it’s already started.

Between the massive growth in discount brokerages willing to play matchmaker for skinny commissions (I’m looking at you, Redfin ... Purplebricks ...), and now iBuyers like Opendoor and Offerpad, who are willing to skip the middleman altogether, it’s a brave new world out there.

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[Infographic] The Hottest Real Estate Markets In 2018

Real estate investing is largely about gathering intelligence—finding properties to purchase, knowing the details of those properties to aid you in negotiations, and using all that information to close the deal.

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The Real Estate Marketing Tip That Can Pay for Your Next Vacation

The real estate investing market these days is hot, hot, hot! That’s the good news, and you probably already knew it. What you might not know is that it is also becoming tight, tight, tight! The return on investment is the lowest it has been since 2014, which has prompted the big boys to step up their game and go for the volume play. Unlike Bungalo, you probably don’t have $225 million to invest, so you’ll have to be smarter, faster, and better at real estate marketing if you want a full-time REI career—or to take that ridiculously swanky vacation.

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The History of REI Software and Why Now is the Time to Invest

Forget the worm; this early bird wants deals.

Let’s face it: you’re not the only one out there searching for real estate deals. And the best way to get an edge is to work smarter, not harder. The truth is, technology has come a long way, and if you don’t want to stay in the stone ages of poring over public records and manually tracking your potential investments, it’s time to tap the incredible resources that allow you to find properties and close deals.

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