Probate Niche, Probate Nugget

Life Insurance and Motivated Sellers

It’s a little known fact that estates do not have to end up in probate. You may already know this, but the vast majority of Americans do not. So how can someone avoid putting their heirs through the pains and struggles of probate? They need to be proactive and create a living trust before they

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Personal Story, Probate Niche, Probate Nugget

Are You This Old?

There was a time when it was cool to be part of Gen X. Now our kids are getting married and even having grandkids. Even though I am a gen x’er, I’m pretty young at heart and my age doesn’t really enter my conscious mind. This is mostly true, but every now and then something

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Probate Business, Probate Nugget

The Secret Sauce to Working with Probate Attorneys

For real estate investors in the probate market, dealing with attorneys is inevitable. However, many investors, both novice and expert, find themselves intimidated by attorneys. In our society, attorneys are perceived to be well-educated in legal matters and far above the common man on the street. In reality, attorneys are a great resource for the

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Coaching, Probate Niche, Probate Nugget

It’s Really Just Four Simple Steps

You may have seen the late-night infomercials of real estate gurus espousing the secrets to investing in property with no money and no credit. But is it really possible? The simple answer is yes, someone can start investing in real estate with little or no money and with bad or no credit. There are plenty

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Mindset, Negotiations, Probate Investing, Probate Nugget, Probate Property

Please Take My Money

Financing can be one of the most difficult parts of real estate investing. What most people don’t realize is that they have direct access to millions in private money hiding within your probate records. This month I am moving over 2.1 million in probate and trust real estate from a combined listing, and wholesaling transactions.

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Coaching, Probate Nugget, Probate Questions Answered, Probate Real Estate

The Power of THREE

I was talking with my Probate Growth Accelerator students during our weekly Thursday coaching call and the question of what to do when a seller ghosts you came up. This is an important question because without a clear strategy, you can end up either wasting too much time chasing questionable leads, or forget about them

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Mindset, Negotiations, Probate Business, Probate Nugget

Musk’s Latest Fantastic Failure

Last week Elon Musk’s Space X launched the biggest, heaviest rocket that has ever taken flight. I love watching stuff like this – it allows my inner nerd to come out. The launch was immense and impressive. It had 33 Raptor engines pushing it to the sky, although a few of them were damaged during

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Probate Niche, Probate Nugget, Probate Questions Answered

Cash Isn’t Always King

You know the old expression, “Cash is king.” Well, in our world of real estate, right now cash isn’t the problem. The real struggle is finding sellers. Rising interest rates are making sellers second guess the idea of selling and having to buy another property at a much higher rate. So where can you find

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Probate Nugget, Probate Property

Secret Sentence That Unlocks Killer Africanized Bees and Six Figures

My secret strategy that resulted in a huge payday, a Jeep, and Africanized killer bees. A group of us were on the phone yesterday discussing a favorite question that has helped me to identify if there are more properties in the estate than what is recorded in the court records. On the call, I was

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Probate Business, Probate Investing, Probate Nugget, Real Estate Investing

Cadillac Concierge

In a competitive market you must always think about how you can serve your clients in the best manner possible. There’s a Cadillac dealer near me who blew me away the other day. They will go right to your house or business and actually pick your vehicle up, service it, and drop it back off

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Probate Business, Probate Investing, Probate Nugget, Probate Real Estate

Why Did she Sell me Her Probate Property

I closed on another probate property last Thursday. I am always so thankful every time I close on a house because there are a lot of things that affect who a seller will go with.Even though there are a ton of other real estate investors and realtors going after the same properties I’m trying to

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Probate Investing, Probate Niche, Probate Nugget, Probate Questions Answered, Probate Real Estate

Another Question Answered: Contacting Attorneys

I love getting your questions and I share them in hopes that it might move you along in your journey in probate. So here’s a question I got last week. I have been doing Probate investing in Ohio for the last 18 months. I have a question regarding having success with attorneys. I do my

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