Articles For Aspiring & Active Real Estate Investors
One of the best moves you can make as a real estate professional is hiring an experienced general contractor to manage and complete a renovation!
In this guide, we’re going to cover how to find, qualify, & hire the best general contractor for your real estate projects.
Let’s dive in! Use this menu to jump to your section of choice:
• 1. What Is A General Contractor?
• 2. What Does A General Contractor Do?
• 3. How To Find The Best General Contractors?
• 4. How To Qualify & Choose The Best General Contractor?
• 5. How To Hire A General Contractor?
• 6. 3 Main Goals Of The Best General Contractors
• 7. Alternatives To Hiring A General Contractor
• 8. The Bottom Line
A general contractor is an expert at increasing the value of houses and can handle all of the challenging aspects associated with a renovation project. Such as, managing the ordering of materials, sub-contractors, people, dealing with...
For a marketing campaign to be successful, a point of contact must be created for a transaction to be initiated. This is why bandit signs are considered an essential element of a real estate marketing system for many investors.
Even though some might dismiss them as ‘primitive’ when compared to contemporary techniques, bandit signs can go a long way in generating unparalleled exposure for investors at all levels and can enhance brand awareness.
Today, even the most successful real estate investors make use of different variations of bandit signs since they have been tested and proven for years.
Their simplicity disguises their complexity. You don’t need a lot of resources and effort to place bandit signs. However, if you want them to give you long-term success, there is a lot you need to learn.
Remember, the success of your bandit sign campaign will ultimately determine the profitability of your real estate business.
Make sure you familiarize yourself...
REO properties continue to present lucrative investment opportunities for many real estate investors today.
That said, many people do not clearly understand what REO foreclosure properties are, how to buy them, and how the foreclosure process works.
These are some of the questions that this article seeks to answer. Read on to learn more about how to find and buy these properties.
A Real Estate Owned or REO foreclosure property refers to property that has been seized by lenders, such as banks, from people who have defaulted on their mortgage payments.
An REO foreclosure property can include condos, detached homes, townhouses, commercial property, multifamily property, and land.
Whenever a borrower is unable to consistency make mortgage payments, the lender has two options for covering the loan including a:
If no bidder at a foreclosure auction comes up with the amount of...
A hoarder house is something every real estate professional will encounter at some point in their career.
We know that hoarder houses often present exceptional opportunities for real estate investors.
Hoarder properties have been depicted through TV Shows, YouTube videos, and other real estate media.
However, they are often misunderstood in a greater context.
Whether you’re interested in flipping a hoarder house, cleaning a hoarder house, have family and friends in a hoarder home situation, or are a professional organizer, it’s important to have a comprehensive understanding about hoarder houses.
In this article, we take a deep dive into what a hoarder house is, why they exist, and just about everything else you’ll need to know about hoarder properties.
Let’s jump right in by defining what a hoarder house is:
A hoarder house is a home that is filled with an excessive quantity of the occupant’s...
If you’ve always wanted to break-free from the chains of a 9 to 5 job, starting your own real estate business may be a good option to consider.
With so many ways to get started in the real estate industry- from being a real estate agent, to buying rental property, property management, wholesaling, and house flipping - the opportunities as a real estate professional are truly limitless.
Many people dream about having multiple streams of passive income, cash flow from real estate investments, and having full control over your time owning a small business.
Others simply wish they could be in the position of giving orders instead of receiving them.
Sounds nice, doesn’t it?
Starting a real estate enterprise provides all of this and so much more.
Learn how to get started in this ultimate guide.
Real estate means property, which comprises of buildings and land along with the...
Income-generating, commercial real estate investments can boost your net worth significantly.
Unfortunately, commercial real estate investments are out of reach for most individuals.
Luckily, real estate investment trusts (REITs) make venturing into commercial real estate investments possible for all levels of investors.
They enable individuals with even just a small amount of capital to invest in, own, and share the benefits of large-scale real estate holdings.
In this article, you will learn exactly what a REIT is and everything else you’ve wanted to know about real estate investment trusts.
A Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) is a corporation that owns, finances, and often operates, income-producing real estate. It’s essentially a securitized portfolio of properties enabling individual investors to own fractional shares of commercial, income-generating real estate and related assets.
Such real estate and assets can include...
It was a pleasure being on the Brain Pick A Pro Show by Larry Goins! He interviewed our CEO & Founder Alex Martinez on the topic of flipping houses with no marketing!
Here's what you'll learn in this epic interview:
Brandon is in his young twenties & had zero real estate experience when he joined the Pro Wholesaler VIP Membership by Real Estate Skills. Now, with zero experience & with spending $0 in marketing, Brandon made $12,000 on his first wholesale real estate deal!
In this interview you will learn:
- How Brandon went from knowing nothing about real estate & wholesaling to making $12,000 on his first wholesale real estate deal!
- How he was able to wholesale a house with only laptop and phone
- How he was skeptical about wholesaling real estate at first, but not anymore
- How we smash the misconception that finding cash buyers for your wholesale deals is difficult (Brandon found all the cash buyers he needed in just 5 days)
- How he found his first properties to wholesale on the MLS
- How he got access to the MLS (Multiple Listing Service)
- How Brandon submitted 15 wholesale offers, got 2 wholesale deals under contract, and closed one of them for $12,000,...
Co-wholesaling is a relatively new strategy in the real estate industry, yet it has been quietly gaining increased attention.
This strategy may seem like the perfect and ultimate model for hitting your financial goals all while enjoying the investment journey.
You already know that wholesaling is a great way to venture into real estate as an investor without a lot of cash in your hands.
This emerging co-wholesaling strategy provides a way to make this path even easier and more attainable than venturing out and doing it on your own.
Though, just like most other strategies in real estate, there are things you need to know beneath the surface about this attractive business model.
To understand this concept, you need to first understand what wholesaling is.
Real estate wholesalers look for discounted or undervalued properties and flip them for a profit without doing any renovations.
Essentially, wholesalers sell a property in “as-is” condition....
Check out the latest interview with Pro Wholesaler Student, Joe!
Joe joined the Pro Wholesaler Program about three weeks ago and has already gotten his first wholesale deals under contract. Joe has 2 wholesale deals he plans on closing in October that will bring in $10,000 each for a total profit of $20,000.
Come learn how Joe went from knowing NOTHING about real estate to wholesaling his first real estate deals!
In this interview we cover:
- How Joe has gone from working Uber, Lyft, and driving for Amazon to Wholesaling Houses.
- How Joe was able to find his first wholesale deals and get them under contract.
- How Joe is getting one wholesale real estate deal under contract for every 6 to 7 offers he sends!
- How Joe was able to find cash buyers for his wholesale real estate deals.
- How Joe is anticipating to make $20,000 total from wholesaling two houses for $10,000 each.
- How Joe was able to go from having ZERO real estate experience and work on...