Successful Habits to Drive Real Estate Success

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Real estate success is best achieved by routine. Routine can easily be interpreted by assimilation; one’s surroundings are a direct result of behaviors and coordinating thoughts. Experts believe that positive and negative thought processes are just the tip of the iceberg when determining the consummation of routine. When positive thoughts are incorporated into everyday thinking, the person tends to be more upbeat and positive. But when negativity breaks the surface, it’s obvious that there’s a correlation between bad attitude and ‘woah is me’ culture. And this is where successful habits to drive real estate success come in. There is a way … Read more »

The Winning Mindset and Customer Synergy

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When it comes to being a successful real estate investor, knowledge and skills go only so far. Without a winning mindset, and the willingness to listen and help, you can actually defeat the purpose intended.

Whether you’re dealing with a distressed seller or establishing a relationship with a potential buyer, having the right mental attitude and knowing how to make each interaction a positive one will make all the difference. I always say, “In real estate you need a psychology degree more than a real estate license.”

Will a Winning Mindset affect My Business?

The key to adopting a winning mindset … Read more »

Women’s History Month: Millennial-Style

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In 1980, President Jimmy Carter designated March 2-8 as National Women’s History Week (which later became Women’s History Month), with the message, “From the first settlers who came to our shores, from the first American Indian families who befriended them, men and women have worked together to build this nation. Too often the women were unsung and sometimes their contributions went unnoticed. But the achievements, leadership, courage, strength and love of the women who built America was as vital as that of the men whose names we know so well.”

Sometimes we need to stop and acknowledge the many … Read more »

Do’s and Dont’s for Optimizing Your Rental ROI

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It may surprise you to learn that optimizing your rental ROI isn’t all about juggling the numbers. Sure, dollar signs are a big piece to the puzzle; what you pay, cost of repairs, comparables, direct expenses like maintenance and indirect expenses like overhead. Obviously numbers matter. But they aren’t everything.

It goes without saying that there are contributing factors to market fluctuation and acts of God, over which you have zero control. And, the liability risks which accompany rental property ownership can be daunting for the best of us.

But, take heart – buy and hold investment real estate can provide … Read more »

Why Real Estate Investing is Still a Great Niche Market

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How could investing in real estate possibly be a profitable venture anymore? Well for one thing, there will always be a need for housing; it’s a given. Even when the housing and mortgage crisis of 2007-2010 was responsible for dropping prices to record lows in a matter of months, people still had to have a place to hang their hat.

Homeownership has always been a source of pride and accomplishment, and it is human nature to point your weather vane toward a familiar place of comfort. When people lost their homes in the recession, many lost hope in any … Read more »

Is Real Estate Entrepreneurship Your Beacon of Hope?

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Times are difficult all around, though reinventing yourself is nothing new to the female gender. In fact, solving problems on the fly and changing horses in the middle of the street is something quite familiar to women. And, how does that translate to a successful real estate entrepreneurship?

Well, by definition a real estate entrepreneur is someone who may “actively or passively invest in real estate” there’s all kinds of organizing, changes in direction, and down-to-the-minute decisions to be made – and women are naturals. An active investor may fix and flip a property for a profit, and a passive … Read more »