House flipping is becoming a popular trend in the modern real estate industry. The trend is attracting investors in huge numbers. Maybe you are thinking of joining the trade but still unsure on how to start flipping houses. If so, read on to learn everything you want to know about house flipping and how to get started.
There are varied definitions of flipping homes. However, it simply refers to an investment strategy where a real estate investor buys a property at a discount and improves it for sale at a higher price later. Flipping houses is a strategy for making quicker profits as opposed to buying, holding, & renting. Profits can be quite lucrative if the conditions in the real estate market are favorable.
House flippers often prefer buying homes that are old and distressed because such properties are easy to acquire at fairly cheaper prices, such as foreclosures or short sales. Thus, they present higher chances for investors to make a...
Once your wholesale real estate business starts to bring in more deals, doing all the work alone will be increasingly difficult. Since sealing each wholesale deal entails completing many tasks, you’ll have to wear different hats. However, some tasks can be very challenging while others will be more mundane. Once work starts pilling up after sealing a few deals, you will find it important to build a wholesale real estate. Doing so will relieve you some workload while allowing you time to build and grow the wholesale real estate business.
Look at your wholesale real estate business as a football team. While growing your wholesaling company, you have to bring the best players and coaches into the team.
The first season entails playing all positions in the team including the position of the owner, head coach, and the general manager. This will help you to develop more skills and get you more involved. However, you...
Real Estate Skills went LIVE recently with Alex Martinez & Stan Gendlin to discuss How To Invest In Real Estate With No Money! Alex & Stan have bought, wholesaled, and fixed & flipped more than $90M in Real Estate since 2012.
The best real estate investing businesses use “Other People’s Money” & creative financing strategies to grow & scale their businesses which are covered in this discussion.
In this LIVE discussion, you will learn:
If you’ve been in the real estate industry for awhile, then you’ve most likely heard of “Real Estate Comps.” If you you haven’t heard of “Real Estate Comps,” then it’s time to get fully acquainted right now!
What you are about to learn in this article will teach you several different things, like: how to find comps in your area or neighborhood, how to find comps without a realtor, how to look up comps online for free, and the Comp Criteria we use at Real Estate Skills. The Real Estate Skills Comp Criteria has been responsible for accurately analyzing property & generating millions in real estate investing profits for years.
By the end of this article, you’ll be able to find real estate comps to determine the value any house, and you will fully understand principles that the best real estate investors in the world use to determine house value estimates.
Whether you are a Real Estate Wholesaler, Fix &...
Come see Stan Gendlin & Alex Martinez discuss Wholesaling vs. Flipping Houses! Alex & Stan will go over the Pros & Cons of Wholesaling vs. Fixing & Flipping Houses so you can roll into 2019 with a head start!
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In case you like to read, here's a transcription of the video:
Alex: Three, two, one. We should be live now. What's up, guys? It's Alex Martinez with Real Estate Skills and today I got Stan Gendlin. I'm over here in San Diego. Stan's over there on the East Coast...
Are you a Real Estate Investor and ever wonder the question of: "Do I Still Make Offers Even If There Are Offers Higher Than Mine?"
From this video, you will quickly LEARN WHY it makes completes sense to submit offers on properties you are looking to wholesale and fix & flip EVEN IF there are higher offers than yours!
This video is a sneak peak of the Q&A Mentor Calls that take place with those in our Pro Wholesaler Program. The Q&A Mentor Calls take place every other week where all students in the program get to ask questions about the wholesaling process, contracts, specific deal questions, real estate negotiation, and any other questions regarding wholesaling and fixing & flipping real estate.
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Would you make an offer even if there is an offer higher than what you would pay? Would you keep sending offers for what you think it's worth even...
The real estate industry is among the key drivers of economic growth across the world. Due to the huge potential of the real estate sector, more people are joining the industry. Most people focus on the financial aspects of this industry. However, there is more to real estate business than just money. In fact, there are many things that you should know to succeed in this industry. So, what is real estate and what does it entail?
Real estate refers to property in terms of land, buildings and rights of air, both above and beneath the land. In simple terms, real estate is physical property. This article highlights the key elements of real estate. It focuses on enhancing your understanding of this industry and how it works.
Residential real estate refers to the property that is developed for living in. There are various property types that are categorized under residential real estate. They include single family houses, mobile home parks, and...
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,...
In this video, you will learn how I completed my first real estate deal at 20 years old! This specific real estate deal changed my life because no money was put into the deal, yet it produced $22,000 of profit! 45 days before making this deal happen, I was making sandwiches for $10/hr...
Come take a listen to learn how you can do these types of deals called "Wholesale Deals," for yourself!
Here's a transcription of the video if you enjoy reading:
Hey everyone, it's Alex Martinez and today I'm going to talk about my first real estate deal. So let me take you back to when I was 19 years old, so I wasn't in real estate at 19 years old, I didn't know anything about real estate. What I was doing was, I was actually making sandwiches, and I was making sandwiches for 10 bucks an hour while going to school full-time, so I was working about 25 hours a week, going to school full-time. So I'd go to class and then I'd go make sandwiches all day and I'd come home every night...
I was recently interviewed & featured on Authority Magazine to talk about my real estate journey, investing advice, efficiency hacks, & about my most memorable failure to-date! Here is the full article & interview written up by Drew Gurley. Drew's questions are in bold and my answers are below each question. Hope you enjoy!
Alex Martinez has a great story, one that certainly resonates with the concept that you have complete control of your life and your decisions. To go from making sandwiches to breaking 7 figures of profit in 12 months takes confidence in knowing who you are.
I spent some time learning about Alex’s story and was nothing less than motivated to say the least. He’s young, energetic, and passionate about working to sustain what has come to be an amazing lifestyle, all before turning 30!
Here’s more on...