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April 4, 2024

FHA 90 Day Flip Rule Hacks: Ugly to Amazing Profits

Venturing into real estate investment, you're likely to encounter certain regulations that might feel restrictive. Among these is the FHA 90-day flip rule. Depending on your grasp of it, this regulation can either hinder your progress or serve as a catalyst for success in the property flipping arena.

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April 3, 2024

A2P Compliance: Is Your Business Texting Up to Standard?

Navigating the complexities of A2P compliance can feel like moving through fog, but it's essential for businesses aiming to communicate effectively without crossing legal lines. In our digital era, where each text message plays a crucial role in fostering customer relationships.

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April 2, 2024

Real Estate Finance and Investments Risks and Opportunities

Diving into the world of finance, it becomes clear pretty quickly that real estate development isn't just another piece of the puzzle; it's crucial. At the heart of it, we're talking about grabbing a patch of earth or an already built spot and whipping it into something fresh and worthwhile.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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