What is Earnest Money and Why is it Needed?

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When a buyer agrees to purchase a property from a seller, the buyer usually pays earnest money as a deposit on the home. The earnest money amount varies based on the type of deal being done and the price of the home. The earnest money goes along with the contract to buy and sell but … Read more

Should You Have a Real Estate Investment Partner?

Should You Have a Real Estate Investment Partner

A lot of people look for partners when investing in real estate. They look for a partner because they need money, they need expertise, or they want someone to share in the pros and cons. Investing in real estate can be an amazing venture, but it is not easy and it often takes a lot … Read more

How Hard Is It to Become a Real Estate Developer?

How Hard Is It to Become a Real Estate Developer

I have worked in the real estate industry as an agent, broker, landlord, house flipper, and educator. While I have done many things in the real estate business, I have never been a true developer. Some may call flipping houses developing, and I have done some minor development—but nothing major. I think of developing as … Read more

Does Rich Dad Poor Dad Teach Real Estate?

Robert Kiyosaki’s book Rich Dad Poor Dad was a huge motivator for me to invest in real estate. However, it did not teach me how to actually invest: just that I needed to. I hear all the time how great the book is, and I agree that it was a great book, but I don’t … Read more

How to Become a Full-Time Real Estate Investor

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Many people dream of quitting their jobs and running their own business. Becoming a full-time real estate investor may be one of the easiest ways to achieve this dream. However, making enough money or feeling comfortable enough with real estate takes a lot of work and time. While it might be one of the easiest … Read more

What Are the Traits of Successful Real Estate Investors?

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A lot of people want to be successful real estate investors, but not everyone is able to accomplish this feat. What is it that makes someone successful at real estate? Are they smarter? Do they work harder? Were they just lucky? I think there are many traits that make someone more likely to be a … Read more

Should You Stage a House When Selling?

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I have sold thousands of houses in my career, for both clients as a real estate agent and my own properties. Over the years, I have learned a few things about selling. In the past, I was hesitant to stage properties, but lately, we have been staging our properties, and I think it has helped … Read more

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