Probate Real Estate

You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

This past weekend I was talking to a good friend of mine who is a very successful real estate investor.I mean, this guy knows his stuff when it comes to investing. Not only has he been in the business for many years, he’s also branched out to wholesaling out of state. I was talking to

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Probate, Probate Real Estate

College Drop Out

There’s a website I go to once in a while just for laughs. It’s called fml and it’s a site where people share bad things that are happening to them and then other people get to vote whether they think that person’s life sucks or if they deserved what happened to them. So this one

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Marketing, Probate Business, Probate Real Estate

Did You Get my Email?

I’m sure that by this point in your life you’ve heard the old adage “there are only three guarantees in life: death, taxes, and email.” Wait, you’ve never heard the email part? Well, that’s because emails getting to their intended recipients is absolutely not a guarantee. The Big Three mailbox providers (Google, Microsoft and Yahoo)

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Probate Real Estate

Are Your Christmas Decorations Up Yet? Mine Are

Halloween is less than two weeks away and that’s why we spent the day yesterday decorating our house here in Los Angeles. Well, it’s not exactly what everyone on our block expected. We were putting up Christmas decorations yesterday! There are three reasons we chose to spend yesterday getting ready for Christmas. FIRST – my family

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Probate Real Estate, Real Estate Investing

Wanna Cash in on the Eviction Moratorium?

On Friday I talked about the supply and demand problems with real estate and how you can find a secret treasure trove of properties to cash in on. There’s another issue going on in the housing market, but it’s one that is not easily understood using simple economics. Why? Because the government has been heavily

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Probate Business, Probate Real Estate

Just Call me Clark Griswold

Have you ever seen the movie National Lampoon’s Vacation? Chevy Chase plays a loony but loving father Clark Griswold who takes his family across the country on a vacation full of mishaps and shenanigans. Call me crazy, but the Vargas family is heading out the door in about a half-hour to embark on a family

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Business, Probate Real Estate

The Lesson Rapper Puff Daddy Taught Me Back in 1997

In 1997, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs came out with the song “It’s All About The Benjamins”. In an effort to keep my pride intact, I’m not going to tell you how old I was back then. We didn’t have iPhones or mp3 players in 1997. The radio was our “streaming station” and every time I heard

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Probate Business, Probate Real Estate

Daisy Chains Prostituted My House

Are you familiar with the term daisychain in real estate?Basically it’s when a supposable “buyer” takes your contract, marks it up in price, and then goes out and markets that contract as if it were his own. This is exactly what happened to one of my younger team members.He was so excited about getting a property

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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 Real Estate, Real Estate Investing

Advice for Administrators Stuck in Probate with a Mortgage on the Property

I wanted to share this email with you from a conversation that I had with one of my students today. I am very proud of him because of his activity and his choice to embrace the opportunity to be of service to the much-needed market going through probate. As many folks have slowed down or

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Probate, Probate Investing, Probate Real Estate

How to Buy 6 to 10 Probate Properties with 6 to 10 Feet of Distance

I had such an interesting couple of conversations this morning with a few of my ProbateFox members that I just had to stop and share some of that with you. First of all, we don’t ignore the fact that we are all human and therefore have been impacted in one way or another with this

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