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So, today is my first day back in the office from a great five-day trip to Beaver Creek, Colorado.  As an independent real estate investor (and owner of several other businesses), sometimes it is very difficult to get away.  It can seem like every piece of the business revolves around my Continue Reading…

In real estate investing, it is important to understand the difference between trading, and investing.  All too often, the real estate investing industry is viewed as “flippers”.  Not just fix and flip, but wholesaling too.  Although I practice both of those strategies, I know it is not investing, and that is OK.  Investing is putting money (or time) into something, for a long term investing.  Flipping and Continue Reading…

Real estate investor education products and sales processes are one of the most unregulated, and misleading categories of offerings that circle the internet.  As an active real estate investor, I find these products and offerings comical at times.  Then, I see would be real estate investors lose $5,000 to $50,000 in over promised educational products that produce very little (to no) results.  Here are some of the most used ridiculous methods.  I recommend you read this article as well.

FREE SEMINAR

The free seminar model is one that has been perfected by some of the greatest marketers out there.  Most of these “real estate investors” are nothing more than Continue Reading…

Real Estate Investor Seminars are a tricky animal.  Most of the seminars are put on by one group, and have a specific “sale” in mind at the end of the event.  You can pretty much count on a free seminar selling you a $500 – $2,500 boot camp or “in-depth” follow-up training event.  At the in-depth event, you can also bet that you will presented with the opportunity to buy Continue Reading…