How to Manage Rental Properties

Rental properties are a great investment, but they take work to manage, especially if you do not use a property manager. I own more than 20 rental properties and I managed my rentals myself up until the start of 2014. My rental properties are all single-family or commercial rentals properties and easier to manage than … Read more

How Much Does it Cost to Become a Real Estate Agent?

I love real estate; becoming a real estate agent was one of the best decisions I ever made. However, when you become a real estate agent, you give up a steady paycheck and it takes a while to start making money. Unless you can start out as an assistant making an hourly wage, you are … Read more

How Much Money Do You Need to Start Flipping Houses?

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Flipping homes can provide a great income, but it almost always takes money to make money. You may hear stories of investors flipping houses without any of their own money, but these investors are usually very experienced at flipping or they are giving up much of their profits. Hard money lenders can allow investors to … Read more

Why do Real Estate Agents Get Paid so Much?

Selling a house is expensive and much of the cost is a real estate agent’s commission. Real estate commissions are usually paid entirely by the seller and are significant. I am a real estate agent in Colorado and even though agents are expensive they are still well worth it. Real estate agents do not charge … Read more

How Much Money Can You Make Flipping Houses?

How much money can you make flipping?

I have flipped over 180 homes in the last 17 years and although it is not easy to flip houses, it is a lot of fun. You can make a lot of money flipping once you have developed a system and learned the business. I average about $30,000 in profit on each flip I do … Read more

How to Invest in Long-distance Turn-key Rental Properties

Turn-key rental properties can be a great option for investors looking to get more cash flow with less work. They are also a great option for investors who cannot find cash flowing properties in their state and must invest long-distance. Turn-key rentals properties are fully repaired, rented, and managed by a property manager. Buying a turn-key property … Read more

Can Part-Time Real Estate Agents Succeed at Selling Houses?

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Many people have dreams of making it big as a real estate agent, but they want to start slow as a part-time agent. They want the freedom, income, and the other benefits that come with being a real estate agent but are afraid to lose a steady income. Getting a real estate license and working … Read more

A Review of 2013; Real Estate Goals, Milestones and New Ventures

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2013 has been an incredible year thanks to aggressive real estate goals and I believe 2014 will be even better! My real estate investing continues to pick up momentum thanks to some major changes in 2014. I changed my attitude, hired a personal coach, bought a new personal residence, took over my parents’ business, bought … Read more

Do Real Estate Agents Have to Work Under a Broker?

Real estate agents can make a lot of money, but it is not easy to become a real estate agent. You cannot simply pass the real estate test and start selling houses. Real estate agents have to work under a broker when they get their license. The requirements vary state-by-state on how long you have … Read more

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