Articles For Aspiring & Active Real Estate Investors
Although naysayers might argue otherwise, direct mail marketing is not dead. If anything, it makes up the largest portion of local advertising budgets countrywide and offers ROI for businesses across every industry.
It’s one of the most effective ways to reach real estate leads as it allows you to control who gets your marketing message or when they get it, and even how many people you can actively reach.
But while it certainly has its perks, manually writing each mailer is no small feat. When you add in managing each batch and handling unplanned inbound calls, you may have to hire a copywriter or the benefits start to seem hazy.
Thankfully, you can outsource the whole printing process to a platform like Ballpoint Marketing and focus on other important aspects of your campaign.
Check out our Ballpoint Marketing review to see if it’s the solution you need.
The first step for anyone wishing to embark on a real estate career is to get licensed. But to get licensed, candidates need to successfully complete the required education courses—online or in-person—from an education provider approved by their state licensing board.
But the education requirements don’t stop upon licensing. Real estate agents and brokers, like other licensed professionals, must complete continuing education requirements to keep their licenses in good standing.
Founded in 1996, Real Estate Express is a real estate education provider offering online real estate pre-license and post-license courses across a nationally accredited platform.
Real estate wholesaling is a short-term investment strategy. The wholesale investor buys properties at a discount, intending to assign or sell the property to another real estate investor or buyer for a profit.
Real estate wholesaling offers a quick entrance into the real estate market as a means to generate an income without jumping into investments that require more capital or risk. Real estate wholesaling is a clever way to learn the real estate business, but note that it is not without a learning curve.
Fortunately, real estate wholesale companies offer new and experienced investors essential support and guidance through each stage of the wholesale transaction.
Working with a wholesale real estate company can be a temporary decision – to learn the business from experts who offer protection, support, and guidance until your confidence is strong enough to go at it alone. Although, some wholesalers may find that sharing the profit with the company is a worthy partnership due...
Want to start wholesaling real estate?
In the video below, I'm going to show you the Step-by-Step Process on how to wholesale real estate in 21 days or less without having to spend $1 in marketing and without having tons of experience!
Video Time Stamps:
0:00 - Intro
0:36 - What Is Wholesaling Real Estate?
1:15 - 2 Ways To Close Wholesale Real Estate Deals
2:39 - The Wholesaling Process At A High Level
4:29 - Step 1: Pick Your Market
6:18 - Step 2: Find 3-5 Cash Buyers
7:24 - Step 3: Finding & Filtering For Wholesale Deals
13:27 - Step 4: Make Discovery Calls Daily To Real Estate Agents
18:14 - Step 5: Further Analyze The Property
29:00 - Step 6: Call Back The Agent (Close Call)
36:52 - Step 7: Send The Offer Terms Via Email
39:46 - Step 8: Get The Contract, Check It, Sign It, &...
A proper follow-up process is a key to success in real estate. A well-thought-out process increases the likelihood of closing a deal and motivates prospects to offer referrals.
Not long ago, follow-up in real estate was mainly a physical process. We now have tools like Follow Up Boss specifically designed to automate the process. Find out more about Follow Up Boss CRM and how it can transform your follow-up process in this Follow-Up Boss Review.
Everyone focuses on making more money. There is nothing wrong with it, but if they shift their attitude just a little bit and focus on how they can keep the money too, people will have better financial stability.
Taxes, mismanaged investments, inflation, and market movements are some of the common reasons why people cannot hold onto their money.
If you want to preserve wealth, you must consider real estate as one of the biggest tools to pass on wealth through generations.
As a real estate investor, you can own a physical asset, receive rental income, and create a stable source of retirement income if you plan carefully.
Certain tax-reducing strategies, such as contributing a portion of your income to a 401(k) or a Self Directed IRA (SDIRA) can allow you to save for retirement with the flexibility of investing in more than just stocks and bonds.
Let’s learn more about it.
Lead generation is the lifeblood of the real estate business. It’s no surprise, then, that there are a large number of companies selling leads to real estate agents, teams, and brokers. Lead generation companies typically charge a subscription price for customers in exchange for providing leads, usually within a specified geographic area. Some lead-generating companies only provide leads, while others also provide customer relationship management and other features.
Zillow is a well-known brand, not just with real estate agents, but with the public in general. The Zillow Premier Agent program offers real estate agents the opportunity for visibility on the Zillow home search platform in their market as well as buyer leads from their market.
In this Zillow Premier Agent review, we’ll look at some of the pros and cons of the Premier Agent program, take a closer look at its features, and even see how it stacks up against its competitors.
In the past decade, technology has completely transformed the real estate industry. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, 52% of home buyers in 2019 found the home that they purchased through the internet. It's also no surprise that more and more people are working from home now than ever before.
What if we told you about an emerging group of real estate investors doing deals remotely all over the country in places they’ve never been before, buying properties they've never laid eyes on, yet are making incredible sums of money to the tune of $10,000, $20,000, $50,0000, and even $200,000 per deal?
In this Real Estate Skills exclusive article, we’re going to pull back the curtain and reveal the techniques these long-distance real estate investors would rather keep a secret – we’re talking about a real estate strategy called virtual wholesaling.
I have personally used this virtual wholesaling process to complete...
In this article, we're covering the important topic of getting MLS access. We’ll cover FAQs around getting access to the MLS such as: What is the MLS, the Power of MLS access, and of course, how to get MLS access?
Whether you’re a new real estate agent, house flipper, or wholesaler, we’re sure you’ll take something valuable away from this educational guide to increase your deal flow.
Let’s dive right in!
It’s essential for any Realtor or real estate investor looking to excel to generate and maintain a healthy lead pipeline. To succeed, they should strive for a continuous stream of motivated sellers and buyers even when the market is dry.
But generating leads is just one piece of the puzzle. Maintaining them is where much of the work lies. That’s why every real estate agent or brokerage needs a customer relationship management platform.
Commonly known as CRM, these platforms feature tools such as lead capture forms and IDX websites that automate and simplify lead management. kvCORE is one such platform. Learn more in our comprehensive kvCORE review
To start, take a quick look at this kvCORE video introduction below!