Category Archives: Purchase Properties

Ideas on where to find properties and where to get more capital to invest

How to Obtain a Private Mortgage due to Traditional Lender Denials-Guest Blog by Mr. Parker

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Mr. Parker is a financial writer associated with the community of “Mortgagefit.com”. He has written more than 500 articles on loans, money-saving tips, foreclosure, mortgage, budgeting, bankruptcy, insurance and so on. He is also a Kindle publishing enthusiasts and associated with various forums and communities.  Continue reading

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How to Find an Investor Friendly Real Estate Agent

realtorThe most important person on an investor’s team is a great Real Estate agent.  Real Estate agents can play a huge role in getting a deal, losing a deal, over-valuing a property and many other factors that can make you money or lose you money. Continue reading

Purchasing Multi-Unit Properties With Little or No Cash Down-An Interview With Ben Leybovich

DSC00619Ben Leybovich has been successfully investing in Real Estate since 2006.  His area of expertise is creative finance and acquisition methods of income-producing real estate. Continue reading

How Being a Real Estate Agent Gets Me More Deals

There are a lot of questions on the BiggerPockets Forums on if it is worth it to have your Real Estate license.  I have been a Realtor since 2002, when my father got me in the business.  My father has been a Realtor since 1978 and he has always had a few rentals and done many fix and flips.  When I first started in the business I loved doing fix and flips, but wasn’t so keen on selling houses to strangers.  I sold enough houses to get by, and focused on the flips since those were much more fun.  I always thought it would be smart to buy rental properties, but I was young and not very good at saving money.

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A Positive Attitude: How it all came Together Perfectly when Buying a House

3305 garageAs many of you who have been following my blog know, I am purchasing a new primary residence.  In fact, the sale was official as of July 18th, and I have been moving ever since.  Continue reading

Why the 2% Rule can get Beginning Investors into Trouble

The 2% rule has been discussed quite a bit on the forums and in blog posts.  Since I am a new blogger (I wrote my first article for Bigger Pockets last week on buying HUD homes), I figured it was okay for me to add another opinion on the 2% rule.  What peaked my interest was seeing a comment in one of the forum posts that said the 2% rule is great for beginning investors, because it helps keep them out of trouble. However- I think the 2% rule actually does a lot more harm that good with new investors.

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I am able to get great returns on my cash by investing in long-term rental properties.  Part of the reason I get great returns, is I am very picky on what I buy and I only purchase great deals.  Continue reading