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April 2, 2024

How to Flip a House with $10k: A Step-by-Step Guide

Before investing in a property to flip, it's crucial to research the local real estate market to identify areas with strong demand, rising property values, and a track record of successful flips. Look for neighborhoods that are experiencing growth, have good schools, and are close to amenities like shopping, dining, and entertainment.

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March 29, 2024

Flipping a House Checklist: How to Maximize Your ROI

Once you have a clear picture of your financial capacity, it's time to set a budget. Be realistic and conservative in your estimates. It's better to overestimate costs than to run out of money mid-flip. Although we discussed finding lenders earlier, you need to get more concrete commitments from them at this point.

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March 28, 2024

Best Real Estate Podcasts for Success

Billing itself as a democratized grassroots "movement" in the real estate developing community, BiggerPockets is an independent information source and professional social network of more than two million members. Its official website serves as a marketplace platform to support financing, funding, and property sales transactions.

How to Find Distressed Properties
March 28, 2024

How to Find Distressed Properties and Flip them for Profit

When a homeowner falls behind on their mortgage payments, it's a clear sign of financial distress. After 90 days of missed payments, the lender will typically begin the foreclosure process. This information is public record and can be found at the county courthouse. Checking tax records can also reveal clues about potentially distressed properties.

How Much Do Realtors Charge to Find a Rental
March 28, 2024

How Much Do Realtors Charge to Find a Rental? Costs Explained

When you're searching for a rental property, working with a realtor can make the process a whole lot easier. But hey, don't forget to keep an eye on the fees that tag along with their services. Realtor fees can vary based on a number of factors, and knowing who pays them and how they're structured can help you navigate the rental market with confidence.

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March 28, 2024

Wholesaling Real Estate Contracts Made Simple

The wholesaler's goal is to then assign that contract to an end buyer for a higher price and pocket the difference as their profit. It's important to note that the wholesaler never actually owns the property, they're just acting as a middleman to facilitate the deal.

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March 28, 2024

Escrow Disbursement: Transparency for Every Deal

Escrow plays a crucial role in real estate transactions by providing a secure and impartial way to manage funds and ensure that all parties fulfill their obligations. The escrow account holds the buyer's earnest money deposit and other funds until the conditions of the sale are met, at which point the funds are disbursed accordingly.

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March 28, 2024

Tech Marketing for Real Estate: Simple Tools to Track Your ROI

How to use CallRail and a CRM like Forefront to easily and accurately track your motivated seller marketing ROI in near real time without spending hours each week compiling stats in a spreadsheet.

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March 21, 2024

Team Growth: Using Forefront CRM

Learn how to set up your business so you're ready to bring on help. This post covers documenting your processes and leveraging Forefront to automate tasks.

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March 20, 2024

CRM Admin Case Study: How Cristina Kudlock Avoided the Role

"Visually, it just makes sense to me! It's made it really easy to stay in the loop without having to do too much of the managing of the CRM." Cristina Kudlock, owner of Mrs Property Solutions, invests in the Los Angeles and Phoenix markets. Cristina shares with us why they decided to go with Forefront CRM and what it's helped to them achieve to grow their business.

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