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Recent Posts by Vince Harris

 
CEO of REIRail and Hoozip
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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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3 Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your Phone Append Company

REI is all about research—and making contacts, and nurturing relationships, and closing deals. That seems like a lot, but if everything is humming along, every facet becomes easier. When your research is good, you’re better positioned to find contacts and negotiate from a position of knowledge. When you build a rapport with sellers, you’re that much closer to a completed deal.

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REI Software: Are You Getting What You Pay For?

REI software requires ROI. Otherwise, you didn’t just waste your money on the solution—you’re hurting your business by sticking with it. There’s a question you must ask yourself when assessing the REI software you might not be happy with: Are you getting what you paid for? To answer that, you need to answer these questions:

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Real Estate Call Tracking Systems Shouldn't Be Complicated

In 1968, an inventor named Ted Paraskevakos began work on a technology that, five decades later, would evolve to become indispensable to REI professionals. See, this electrical and communications engineer (please don’t make us try typing his name again; we’re not even sure we got it right the first time …) developed something that everybody who uses a phone—not just real estate investors—takes for granted today: caller ID.

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