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How Do You Proceed In A Land Trust? Part I - In The Beginning ..

Say you picked up a residential house just recently and you did not realize what a great deal you have. You knew you had a lot of equity in there, but you really didn't realize what a great deal it ..
(April 04, 2008)
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How Do You Proceed In A Land Trust? Part IV - Deciding Upon ..

In part I we discussed the perfect home you were in the process of purchasing. At this point, you are making the decision of what to do with the home. We have discussed the strategy of keeping the ..
(April 04, 2008)
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Getting Your First Deal - Which Direction Should You Take? ..

How would you price your units? Once you have gotten an estimate on your per unit value what is your next step? How far are you in the process? What are your next steps? In part one we discussed the ..
(April 03, 2008)
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Getting Your First Deal - Which Direction Should You Take? ..

Are you working on your first deal? Have you come across an opportunity and you just aren't quite sure which direction to go in? This can be a confusing and frustrating situation if you have a ..
(April 03, 2008)
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Getting Your First Deal - Which Direction Should You Take? ..

Say your state poses a bit of a challenge from an entitlement standpoint. As we discussed in parts I and II, you have worked on your first deal-and it is coming along! You have even gotten to the ..
(April 03, 2008)
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Yellow Letter Campaign - How to Handle Your Calls

Are you having issues with your yellow letter campaign? Let me guess. You are getting a ton of calls, which let's face it-that is wonderful problem to have. Are you unsure of how to really explain ..
(April 01, 2008)
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 | Business/Marketing | Visitors: 152

Senior Housing - What To Watch Out For

When it comes to senior housing, there are a few areas you might want concern yourself with to avoid any pitfalls. In fact, maybe the city itself (the city you are dealing with) does not believe ..
(April 01, 2008)
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Do I Buy Property that Includes Inventory?

Before you can even begin to answer this question you have to really ask what the property itself is worth. If you are sure (dead sure) about the value of the inventory, and you are also sure of the ..
(March 31, 2008)
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Finding the Right Pieces to Solve the Puzzle

Say you have a lease-purchase option on a property and a tenant-buyer in it. The tenant-buyer is wanting to purchase this in about three months; and now all of sudden you are having difficulties ..
(March 31, 2008)
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Promises, Promises - Promises Made, Promises Broken?

There are many things you may promise a seller. Of course you want everything to work out perfectly when it comes to a sale you are involved with. I'd like to give you an example you should be wary ..
(March 31, 2008)
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General Questions

Is there a law that says you cannot give a car away if somebody buys a house? Think people - this is not a lottery. There is not a law that prohibits this practice. Do you need a HUD statement when ..
(March 30, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Selling | Visitors: 200

Get Your Situation Under Control

Has this ever happened to you? You have found the perfect house you want to purchase. And you are even able to find the owners. They had abandoned the home, but after talking with them and making ..
(March 30, 2008)
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Commercial Properties

Though it is certainly more common, and in many cases easier, to find deals with the single family houses, there are times when the opportunity presents itself to acquire a commercial property. And ..
(January 09, 2008)
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Changing Property Values

Change is the only constant in the universe. And this one relative fact is true in the real estate business. With the rise of inflation and the fluctuating interest rates, it is not difficult to ..
(January 05, 2008)
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Dealing With a Property in Chapter 7

There are several different bankruptcy codes that people file when they get in over their heads financially. One of the more common ones is Chapter 7. This is the bankruptcy code providing the ..
(January 05, 2008)
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Implementing PATLive

PATLive is a telephone answering service offered to a wide array of businesses. Studies have shown that people prefer talking with a person and not an automated IVR system. The service was founded in .
(January 05, 2008)
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The Seller Who Changes His Mind

Anyone who has been in this business for any amount of time can tell you that it is a business full of ups and downs. One moment you can be excited and enthused about closing a great deal - a seller ..
(December 31, 2007)
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Jumpstarting Your Business

It can sometimes be very common to find yourself stuck in a rut. Maybe you feel like you're spinning your wheels trying to get stuff bought and sold. You've been using the yellow letters and, after ..
(December 31, 2007)
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Acquiring Homes Owned by the VA

One of the many benefits extended to our men and women in the Armed Forces is the availability of the Veterans Administration to co-sign on a mortgage loan. With a VA Loan, soldiers and veterans can ..
(December 26, 2007)
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The Nightmare Property

At first glance, it looks like a great investment and prospects of a fantastic gain are everywhere. You've got a great house, very good looking. Everybody who sees it loves it. It's in a very ..
(December 16, 2007)
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The Perfect Short Sale Candidate

Many wonder what the ideal short sale candidate might look like. With all the different and unique situations that you may run into, here is an example to compare to. If a potential seller's asking ..
(December 16, 2007)
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Capital Gains

In finance, a capital gain is profit that results from the sale or exchange of an asset over its purchase price. If the price of the capital asset has declined instead of appreciated, this is called ..
(December 12, 2007)
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Don't Quit Your Day Job

So many times, we run into rookies who are fed up with their regular 40 hr week job. After hearing all the stories of people getting rich with real estate, they are ready to throw in the towel on ..
(December 12, 2007)
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Tips for Advertising in the Newspaper

Everyone seeks maximum exposure when trying to sell a property and to attract a tenant or potential buyer. Many different methods are available to choose from when you are looking to bring maximum ..
(December 12, 2007)
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Adding Payments to the End of the Loan

During financially difficult times, people can find it hard to make a mortgage payment. Whether it is a sickness or other medical emergency, a loss of employment, or any incident that can place an ..
(December 11, 2007)
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