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REI Essentials: Making the Phone Ring Off the Hook with Leads

​You’ll learn to love it. Really, you will. The sweet sound of the phone ringing off the hook. And do you know why you’ll learn to love it? Because the phone ringing incessantly means cash money, baby! So how do we make the phone ring? How do we get those potential buyers dialing your number? Well, my friends, that’s what we’ve been talking about in my recent REI Essentials posts. So far we’ve talked about making those tough marketing decisions to get your business off the ground. We covered (the epic awesomeness) of direct mail leads, and then we talked in detail about finding cash buyers and private lenders.

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How Do I Find a Local REIA Club and Why Should I Go?

From Tom Nardone, Millionaire Mailman…  I get the question about REIAs all the time from students…Well, REIA clubs have been around since the late 1980s. If you’ve never been to a local REIA club (Real Estate Investment Association) in your area, you should go. It can be a valuable place to network with others and build your Power Team. Where do you find one?Start by going to the National REIA website. Look up...

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The Case for Mentors: How a Trio of Newbie Investors Did Their First Deal

Hey investors, Cody here with an awesome real-life success story from some of our Clever students.You probably know that I'm a solid believer in having a mentor in the real estate investing industry. Actually, I'm gonna go as far as to say - don't even think about jumping into REI without one.Having been in this game a while now, I am a mentor myself and offer tons of advice, helpful courses...

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Short Sales

Hey there, Cody here…Today I’m going to share with you Part 1 of a great 2 Part series, The Life Cycle of a Short Sale. In Part 1, we’re going to cover what short sales are, why you should do these deals, the life cycle of a short sale, and where you should get leads.So, let’s dive right into it…What is a Short Sale?When a homeowner owes more money on their...

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Why You Should Consider Flat Fee Listings

One of the things we do in our business is when we rehab and sell a property – instead of listing it with a Realtor – we use a flat fee listing service instead. If you are not aware of flat fee listing services, there are flat fee services in almost every real estate market. Why I like ‘em…A flat fee listing service is one where a broker will take a flat...

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Life Tasting Kind of Sour Lately?

Perhaps these questions will help you figure out how to make it taste sweeter!  1. Are you listening to your instincts? Has something been bothering you lately? Maybe something in your life just feels a little off. That could be your sixth sense, or intuition trying to tell you something important about your life. Maybe it’s time to listen. 2. Where do you get relief and relaxation in your life? Are you all work and...

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Successful People Are Intentional

>I enjoy encouraging others even though I’m not what you might consider a motivational speaker. I realize that life can get tough and sometimes discouragement can set in – that’s why I want to take a moment to encourage you, Clever Investors.Be IntentionalWhen I’m in the gym in the morning, I like to plan my week and my day in my head. I do that as a matter of habit. I...

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