You have your eye on some potentially hot real estate deals, but the owners are nowhere to be found. Maybe they skipped town to avoid paying some debts and they don’t want to be tracked down. Maybe they just moved away and left the property vacant because they don’t want to spend the money on improvements to make it rentable. Maybe a long-lost rich relative found them and whisked them away to live in a castle in Scotland. The point is, you never know until you start looking.Read More
It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, especially when it comes to real estate investing. The competition isn’t friendly, and as soon as a seller realizes that they have something of value, making a favorable deal gets way harder. Having critical data at your fingertips could mean the difference between securing a gold mine or letting a property slip through your fingers. One way to give yourself the best chance of closing a deal is to use call tracking software. In fact, in the competitive real estate investing landscape, not having call tracking software puts you at a serious disadvantage that no amount of hard work can overcome.Read More
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.Read More
That abandoned property is just sitting there, waiting to be purchased, rehabbed, flipped, and turned for a profit. That deal could be your next vacation. At last count, about 1.4 million of these vacant properties exist in the United States, thus giving investors plenty of opportunity to track down an owner, develop a rapport, make an offer, negotiate, and close the deal—and earn that profit.Read More
REI professionals face a daunting task every time they make a call: getting the person on the other end of the line to not immediately hang up.
Part of the problem, of course, is that people are conditioned to think that any unfamiliar number that pops up on their caller ID is an a-hole. And for the most part, they are right. An April 2018 report by TrueCaller found that the average American receives 23 spam calls a month. That many can make anyone scream “Go to hell!” upon answering the phone …Read More