A Guide For Private Money Lenders (Part 2): Breaking Down A Private Money Loan

Posted by John Niles // May 2, 2017

  The average real estate investor relies on a steady flow of private money to supplement their respective deals. Not only are institutional loans lengthy and cumbersome, but they can also impede the progress of a residential redeveloper. Conversely, private money can afford investors the ability to grow their business at a steady pace. The […]

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A Guide For Private Money Lenders

Posted by John Niles // April 19, 2017

  Investing in real estate is essentially one of the smartest and safest strategies to promote wealth building. With the proper foundation and knowledge, investing in real estate – or in our case,private lending – can prove to be highly lucrative for anyone. But let’s be honest – you already knew that. Of particular interest, […]

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What To Do After You Sell Your Rental Property

Posted by John Niles // April 7, 2017

4 Steps to Take Immediately After Selling Your Rental Property Repost from one of our favorite sites BiggerPockets Blog by Larry Alton | Sometimes it just makes sense to sell a rental property. Whether you’re looking to free up some equity, just completed a rent-to-own transaction, or are simply tired of the hassle, it’s […]

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2017 Kitchen Trends

Posted by John Niles // March 29, 2017

What’s hot and what’s not in 2017 kitchen trends ‘Tuxedo’ cabinets are in and dark wood storage spaces are out BY MARIAN MCPHERSON Staff Writer Tuxedo cabinets. Hidden appliances. Sleek wood paneling. It reads like a scene ripped out of the latest James Bond movie, but they’re actually the stars of Zillow Digs‘ latest Kitchen Trends […]

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Budget-Friendly Bathroom Makeovers

Posted by John Niles // March 27, 2017

Here’s the deal: A few strategic bathroom makeovers can have big impact for far fewer greenbacks, so if you’re dying for a new look (or to make renovations that will pay off at resale), try these budget-friendly bathroom makeover ideas. Paint, meet brush Paint is always your friend in the budget department, says NKBA K+B Insider and […]

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The Selling Guide – Initial Steps in Selling Your Home

Posted by John Niles // March 23, 2017

Selling your home can be daunting and a time consuming task… Read through these first steps in this Selling Guide to better understand the process. Best Practices for Selling Make sure your home is clean and in top condition. Display fresh flowers to add warmth to the environment. Contact and find the right agent Allow […]

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Real Estate Lead Generation 101

Posted by John Niles // February 17, 2016

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]

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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

Posted by John Niles // February 10, 2016

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]

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Real Estate Investing As A Business

Posted by John Niles // February 3, 2016

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]

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Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

Posted by John Niles // January 27, 2016

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]

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