2019 Design Forecast

2019 Design Forecast

investment, news, opinion, real estate, technology
In this guide, we will look at interior design trends on the rise and my predictions about what’s in and what’s out in the year to come. As there are many more professionals out there with different input, I would recommend you to read up more before making any decision. So What’s In? Effortless technology Living in the digital era has allowed more homeowners to modernize their daily activities. From 2019 onwards you’ll start to see more gadgets and appliances with the talk-to-me tech products. What this means is that we no longer need to type but instead, we can get things done with our voice. How convenient is that? Some of the popular platforms that have these options are Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Apple HomePod, but I believe…
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A Quick Survey to Determine A Good Deal

A Quick Survey to Determine A Good Deal

experience, real estate, real estate investment
How you can determine a good deal with this survey I am sure that many of you here are reading this because at some point of your career you stumble into a good deal, then stop dead in your tracks because you’re worried about the decision, and never do anything. In my first year of investing, I looked at hundreds of great deals and froze. I was just the same as you, asking myself if this was a good deal or not, how did I know if it could make me money and many more. Here’s what I would suggest you do from now on in order to help assist you in making the right decision.   I wish I can tell you what the exact cards that will come…
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Is Historic Home Right Investment For You?

Is Historic Home Right Investment For You?

experience, investment, real estate, real estate investment
It’s very hard to determine what is right and what is not because different home buyers have different taste and preference. For me, I am more of a historic home kind of person, and if you’re just like me you may want to take these factors into consideration as you shop.   Beware of restrictions As you know different states have different regulations when it comes to historic homes and neighborhoods. From what I know, many towns throughout the U.S. have zoning and planning commissions that, among other things, set out to preserve and protect historic homes and neighborhoods. So, if you’re looking to change or renovate a historic home you may require a separate layer of approval in order to proceed.   As a result, renovations and planning can…
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How To Stay Positive In A Negative Market?

How To Stay Positive In A Negative Market?

experience, investment, opinion, real estate
“Attitude is everything.” I am sure you have heard this phrase before. This is very true because it’s simply your attitude and mentality that will give you the edge over others who don’t. If you’re not a believer of positive thinking you need to start doing it now because most people are intelligent enough to know that this statement is true. Yes I know, some of you may argue that a positive attitude doesn’t always work. Yes, it may not always work but one thing I am very sure of is that a negative attitude will NEVER work.   If you really want to be successful in this market, you need to maintain a positive attitude at all times.   Now that you’ve got that in your checklist. The next…
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The 3 levels of Real Estate Investors

The 3 levels of Real Estate Investors

experience, opinion, real estate, real estate investment
If you’re in real estate long enough, you probably know that there will be moments of frustration and emotional lows at first. But the other side is worth it. There are times where I almost gave up because I was unable to close any deal. But eventually, I learned that I should look at real estate investing from the “bigger picture” perspective. I hope you will gain new insight into your business after reading this article.   Here I will identify the three investors levels to you: My purpose here is to help you create both the passive streams of cash flow needed each month to live an incredible life and to increase your net worth. For those who don’t understand what Cash flow is, it is the money you…
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How To Find Motivated Sellers?

How To Find Motivated Sellers?

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In the real estate game, it is all about finding amazing deals and keeping them for a long term before flipping them and making a huge profit out of it. Now you must be wondering, if great deals were that easy to find, everybody would be millionaires now. I am not saying that it is easy but finding these deals takes experience, talent and most importantly patience.     Here I would provide a head start for novice investors–or a refresher course for old pros   Target the reluctant landlords One of the easiest ways is to call the owners of rental properties and offer them to buy. From my experience, many income property owners are reluctant landlords and most of the time they will entertain your offer. I am…
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Time Management Strategies For Super Realtor

Time Management Strategies For Super Realtor

experience, opinion, real estate
In reality, most new agents find that managing their time effectively in real estate is one of the most challenging aspects to master. Even I find it hard when I first pursue my career in real estate. If you are struggling on this aspect, try putting in some of these time management strategies into your practice and you can thank me later.   Breaking your goals down What you need to do before everything else is to first create a goal sheet of big things you would like to accomplish, then break that down to specific activities that you need to do to make the goal a reality. A goal without execution is nothing but a hallucination.   For example, if my goal is to get five motivated buyers in…
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Using Hashtags for Real Estate Marketing

Using Hashtags for Real Estate Marketing

digital marketing, experience, opinion, real estate, real estate digital marketing
I think I do not need to remind you how technology has affected every industry. With only more advanced technology to come in the future, we need to keep ourselves up to date in order to survive in this business. If you’ve been marketing your real estate business on social media platforms then you should know how important hash-tags are, especially when marketing to millennials. How does hash-tags work, some of you may wonder. Here is the beauty of living in the digital era, by adding hash-tags to your post you’re automatically filing it under certain categories depending on what keywords you use and when users search for the same hash-tag your content will appear. Your post can easily reach up to millions of people at once, imagine what it…
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Cutting Your Losses In Real Estate

Cutting Your Losses In Real Estate

investment, real estate, real estate investment
Working in real estate or any other business can be really challenging especially if you do not have enough deals over a long period of time. It happens to most of us at some point. Part of the problem is that we can’t individually control the real estate market and other factors, even locally. Do not be discouraged by it because in this article I will provide you some tips you can use if the deal is going in the wrong direction.   Find a Partner I would recommend you to consider a partner because not all the deals are profitable right on the spot. Sometimes you’ll encounter some minor loss in a relatively short period of time before it bears fruit in the long run. So it makes sense…
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Using the right real estate investment strategy

Using the right real estate investment strategy

experience, investment, opinion, real estate investment
Here are a few considerations to take into account when deciding on an investment strategy (or strategies) that best suit you and your real estate investing business:   Your Motivation and Work Ethic. If you have been following successful real estate agents and listening to their podcast you might think that anyone can do it with little effort because they made it look easy but it’s not true. In the real estate industry, it takes time, commitment, focus, work ethic, attention to detail and time management. If you work for it and stick to your goals and dreams, eventually you’ll get what you deserve. Nothing comes easy in life, and expect the road to be tough but pursue it with a positive mindset.   Your Knowledge and Experience Level. Before…
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