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5 Ways to MAXIMIZE Your Website Presence

With the constant evolution of technology, there’s a real need to keep your online presence current and relevant. From content to cutting-edge buttons and widgets, the improvements are endless. However, I believe that if you start with a few, important strategies for improving your website, they will bring you maximum results.

Here are five ways to get the most from your website:

Step 1: Imagine this: placing open house signs at every major intersection to direct home buyers to the location of a home you have listed. Links and main navigation buttons on your homepage allow for quick and easy navigation into specific sections of your website and show visitors that you have valuable content throughout. The easier you make it for users to link deeper into the website, the better.

Step 2: Always start with the towns or communities you specialize in (three to five main areas is a great foundation). Have at least two paragraphs on a separate page for each area. Sure, not everyone is going to read content on that page (that is important for search engines), but they will want to find out what each area offers. By having specific sections on your site that demonstrate your various expertise, it also shows sellers that you are an expert in their area to list their property.

Step 3: If you specialize in niche properties like luxury homes, starter homes or golf course communities, you should prove it. Have buttons that match that specific specialty linking to dedicated pages of custom-written content about that market. This will show buyers and sellers you are the best person to list their home.

Step 4: Have specific MLS searches on every town, community or niche page. For example, on town pages, show properties by map and by price ranges so it’s easy for the visitor to click through and see what’s available. This will distinguish you as the expert in that market, and lets clients know they have arrived at the perfect place to find exactly the kind of property they are looking for. For niche sections like “green properties,” have MLS searches like http://winstonsalemhomesandland.com/buying_a_green_home to show properties that are specific to that category.

Step 5: Create engagement points (“calls to action”) throughout your site and “hook” visitors into an automated drip campaign. Statistics show that home buyers start searching for homes months before they actually buy. If your website allows a visitor to register for the latest listings, foreclosure buys or download articles, you will capture the lead and provide them with the valuable information they want. The tipping point is to make sure they go into drip campaigns that are specific to their needs (for example, the foreclosure buyer goes to a foreclosure buyer drip, or a first-time home buyer goes into the first-time home buyer drip).

 

BY: Tricia Andreassen, RISMEDIA

 

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HUNTSVILLE MARKET CONTINUES TO GROW

Realtor.com. has released numbers of the top searched markets in AL and Huntsville along with other cities are making their way up the list. Huntsville ranked No. 143 among the most-searched real estate markets during May. Along with them were Metro Birmingham ranked at No. 105 and Mobile ranked at No. 108. While some big areas of AL such as Birmingham and Mobile are finding cash buyers & high priced luxury homes, it appears that Madison County is also seeing some increases slowly as well. With the tornadoes that hit the region we are seeing an increase in rentals right now while people rebuild. What is keeping the market growing though you wonder..

Well, lots of credit can go to the increase of residents from the BRAC moves. Read more on the apartment occupancies here.

Randall Griffin, the CEO of Corporate Offices Trust, states to all real estate investors after to talking to representatives in Washington, “Buy a lot in Huntsville!” He states that he bases his predictions on more military-related growth. He reports that the next round of BRAC-like actions is expected in 2015. As of March 23, 2011, more than 4,500 jobs have moved to Huntsville due to BRAC. It is estimated that by 2015, more than 20,000 jobs total will be moved to the Huntsville area through BRAC and BRAC-like actions. With these actions, the Von Braun Complex will add 800,000 sq. ft. to accommodate thousands more employees, the Redstone Arsenal is adding a 400,000 sq. ft. building for headquarters, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center is adding 1,841 acres on Redstone Arsenal, two hotels, numerous restaurants, grocery stores, and an amphitheater.

With the economy on the rise and more people moving in to the Huntsville area, the real estate market will be in high demand. “This year, Huntsville has already seen a 10% increase in the real estate market and proves to be on a more solid foundation,” says Van Wales, Operations Manager for Pearson Homes.

According to GoSection8.com, there are currently 146 tenant leads looking for various properties in the Madison County areas. According to the 2010 US Census Bureau, Alabama only has a 2.9% vacancy rate. The US Census Bureau also reports that Alabama has a 73.2% home ownership rate which is in the Top 10 in the nation.

Also, with the tornado victims in recovery and rebuilding many are looking for rental homes to be in now. Another good note is the sudden interested interest in a ‘safe room‘ in properties, especially in the areas hit the hardest from the tornados. A good note for any rehabbers out there . Adding a safe room could increase the value of the home, appeal to buyers in the area and help you to sell the property faster. Check out these articles on safe rooms :

 

 

 

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Zack’s Tip of the Week… What to Avoid in Real Estate Investing

I hope you have been getting alot out of these email I have been sending you. I know they are short, but I write when I have good idea and think about something I just went through.

Keep your eyes open for more great tips from me. . . .

For beginners, real estate investing is never a walk in the park. It has a lot of risks. There are numerous companies that sell property investments for novices but the question would strike you with the trust that they impose. This is a beginner’s investment guide for one to realize the things that he or she needs to say “no” to and what should be regarded as false reassurances.

Tip 1 – Scout the area

Before investing in a property, you must first asses the area. Does it have every inch of it being desirable for a family, a couple or an individual to live in or is it what your investor is looking for? For beginners, you must first try to settle on the ones that’s “safe”. Ignore those that have risks attached to it. Stick to the properties with good reputation. Areas having good reputations will not cover any mortgage therefore looking for an area where figures do stack up is more appropriate. You have to be very careful with individuals and companies who indulge in selling properties that looks ancient or having lots of deserted houses or was known to be an area having illegal activities like drug trafficking and so on. These kinds of properties are fine but if you don’t have any kind of background yet, stick to the safest areas offered.

Tip 2 – Trust no one

Ask yourself this – do I have the money to afford the property of my choice? Commissions come in huge packages. Individuals or companies have ways of creatively getting your attention and dodging you into agreeing with their offer. Some of the truths are hidden lies that often make you think that you can afford a particular property where in fact, it will lead you to bankruptcy. If you think you can’t afford the property, don’t accept the offer. Turn it down. You will have a certain gut feeling about this, rest assured. Don’t be easily swept with seemingly wise words and sweet nothings. Follow your own pace. However, pushing yourself to achieving your goals will lead you in achieving learning and development.

Tip 3 – Ask

Don’t be afraid to pop out a question especially for those who are saying so much. If an agent or a certain individual offers you something, ask the person if he or she has invested in the property that he or she is offering. If they have, then, it proves that the property is and will be a good investment. But if they haven’t invested in anything that they claim, pop another question. Sometimes, what companies and agents offer will speak for themselves. Think, if what they offer are so fantastic, then why haven’t they invested on it? Until they have satisfied your questions, might as well turn down the offer.

Tip 4 – Be on your guard

There are a lot of people who will go into such lengths such as fooling other people for their benefit. You shouldn’t be fooled by what companies claim about property masters or gurus for these may lure you into believing nothing. In real estate investing, you have to always be on your guard to avoid certain decisions that can lead you into a predicament.
Following these simple tips will definitely guide you into having a more profitable and risk-free deal. These tips will give you a head start.

Until Next Time,

Zack Childress
Real Estate Coach

www.AutomatedRealEtateSystems.com
www.REISuccessCoaching.com

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President plans to help the housing slump

Written by NICK TIMIRAOS for Wall Street Journal

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The Obama administration is ramping up talks on how to revive the housing market, which is weighing on the economic recovery–and possibly the president’s re-election in 2012.

Last year, advisers considered several housing-policy prescriptions but rejected them in favor of letting the market sort things out. Since then, weak demand and a stream of foreclosed properties have put renewed pressure on home prices, prompting concern within the White House.

Housing “hasn’t bottomed out as quickly as we expected,” President Barack Obama said at a White House town hall last week. Mr. Obama said housing remained the “most stubborn” problem facing the country and conceded that a raft of federal mortgage-aid programs were “not enough, and so we’re going back to the drawing board.”

Policy ideas include having taxpayer-owned mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac relax their rules for loans to investors, allowing those buyers to vacuum up excess housing inventory. In certain markets, Fannie and Freddie could hold some foreclosed homes off the market and rent them out to ease the property glut.

Officials also could sweeten incentives for banks to reduce loan balances for borrowers who are underwater, or owe more than their homes are worth.

Discussions are in early stages, and there isn’t consensus around particular ideas. A spokeswoman said the president and his advisers “are always looking at new ways” to strengthen the housing market but wouldn’t disclose details. “While we continue to consider the options available to us, it would be inaccurate to say we are proposing any of these particular ideas at this time,” White House spokeswoman Amy Brundage said.

Home-buyer tax credits worth up to $8,000 in 2009 and 2010 gave a short-term boost to home sales, but demand plunged after they expired. Foreclosures have put pressure on prices and damped residential construction, traditionally an engine of job growth during economic expansions.

“As conditions change, some options that were below the line the way the market was 18 months ago might be above the line today,” said Peter P. Swire, who teaches law at Ohio State University and until last year was a top housing adviser to the White House.

President Obama’s signature loan-modification program, announced during his first month in office, has lowered payments for around 600,000 borrowers. Meanwhile, around four million borrowers are in foreclosure or have missed three or more consecutive mortgage payments. While mortgage-delinquency rates have fallen, millions more remain at risk of defaulting if they experience a payment shock because they owe more than their homes are worth.

More recent housing relief has targeted unemployed borrowers. Last week, officials said unemployed borrowers with loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration could miss up to 12 months of payments while they look for new jobs. A separate $1 billion program is set to begin providing interest-free loans of up to $50,000 for temporarily jobless borrowers this month.

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10 REASONS WHY TO HAVE A MENTOR

Many people remain on the fence about hooking up with a mentor or coach in their lives and their businesses. We have done some digging and found 10 great reasons why you should have a mentor.

1. The structure provides automatic accountability

We have found that our students often prepare for their meetings. They attack the assignments and have everything ready so that they can get the right answers when needed. The mentors and coaches help to keep them in check with their to-do list and on course.

2. They may ask you questions that you may never ask yourself

They say that two heads are better than one and they are right. Sometimes having that educated and well verse person in your corner helps when you are planning and attacking your goals. They can point out the things that you may have missed and ask you the questions that you don’t think to ask yourself.

3. You can learn to reflect

A mentor does not have an alternate agenda except to help get the most out of you. So you never have to worry about any other side-effects as you discuss your life and work issues. That in itself will let you open up and reflect on things at a level that you have never seen before.

4. Discover the “real” problem and get help to solve it

Sometimes we keep messing with symptoms rather than attacking the real problems. I have found time and again that I discuss a particular problem with my mentor and actually we end up solving the “real” problem. Solving the “real” problem will in turn solve the symptomatic problems that you first set out to solve.

5. You may escape from “short-term thinking

The mentor helps once again to keep you on track to your goals and help you get to them. They can assist you from viewing just the short term thinking like how to make the quick buck and actually work towards building your business.

6. Get a “responsible” alternate perspective

You may have other avenues where you can get alternate perspectives on a particular topic or issue. However, when a mentor provides an alternate perspective, there is a dose of responsibility that comes packaged with it. In other words, your mentor has a higher stake in the outcome than your peers and friends do.

7. Get into the “thinking” habit

Most often, you get carried away and practice “thinking on the go” – meaning you will think while you are engaged in doing something. Mentoring will put a stop to that and start you on a “thinking” path. I am sure none of us will argue on the importance of the need to think.

8. Get ready to welcome new possibilities

While everyone around you may be trying to “fix” things with you, your mentor will look at how you can capitalize on your strengths. Rarely can you claim to be aware of all your strengths. Even if you do, you may not be making the most of them. A mentor can work with you to ensure that you are spending most of your time in the areas of your strengths and also take care of other things (where you are not that good) by putting a suitable structure in place.

9. Learn to be in balance

Mahatma Gandhi said, “One man cannot do right in one department of life when he is occupied in doing wrong in any other department. Life is one indivisible whole.” While you may know this, chances are that you may be neglecting several other parts of your life. With your mentor’s help, you can be assured of living a more balanced life.

10. Get help to distinguish yourself in the marketplace

Unless you distinguish yourself, you will be part of the commodity crowd. Not doing anything about it will only erode your value in the marketplace. Distinguishing yourself is a journey and not a destination. What is special today will no longer be special tomorrow. Your mentor can act as a catalyst here to help you rise above the commodity crowd quickly. If you are smart and disciplined, with or without a mentor you may succeed. Why not increase your odds by engaging with a mentor?

 

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7 WAYS TO GENERATE LEADS AND MAKE MONEY USING FACEBOOK

A few years ago it was enough just to be on Facebook. That alone might have made you stand out. Nowadays, however, everyone–from your fiercest competition to your dear old Aunt Susie–is on the social networking giant, so it’s imperative that you maximize your presence. Here are seven ways to stand out among the sea of site users.

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1. Most of us have a profile page on Facebook but it shouldn’t end there. You should have a page for your business as well. Having a business page will allow your existing clients to stay in touch with you and also refer you more easily to their friends and family. In addition, people who are interviewing you to choose you as their business partner may also “check you out” on Facebook. It allows them to see you on a different level and connect with you more personally.

2. After you have created your business page, take the next step and create a page that is specific to a niche or specific target market or a specialty you service. For example, if you are experienced in working short sales, create a page like Knoxville Short Sales. On this page, post what is happening in the industry, the short sale process or learning about the HAFA program.

3. Invite your friends to “Like” your page. Once you have 25 friends, you can create a branded Facebook domain name. Just go to www.Facebook.com/Username to your name page. This will create an easy to remember name like www.Face-book.com/AvoidForeclosure

4. Once you have your page created, convert it to work like an additional website. Create a welcome page that looks and feels like your brand and your website strategy. Include clickable sections and calls to action that get the visitor over to the lead generation elements in your website. Include buttons like “Search Properties Now,” “Hot Property Alerts” or “Foreclosure Deals.” New friends or leads that you send to your Facebook page will land on this page first, which is why it can be a powerful lead generator for your website.

5. Now that you have your page and an easy-to-remember domain name, focus on “waving the flag” and driving traffic to your Facebook page. Add your Facebook domain name to every single marketing element you use in your business. Whether it’s your business card, postcards, listing flyer, magazine ad or your website, don’t forget to include it with your contact information.

6. Ever notice the ads on the right-hand side of Facebook and also how those ads seem to relate to you? This is target marketing in action. Run Facebook ads that drive traffic to your main site or specific landing pages that focus on lead capture. When running these ads, you can hyper focus down so those ads will only appear to those who share certain interests or in a certain age bracket or geographic area.

7. Track your lead generation and conversion stats on what works. When running ads on Facebook, you can see the percentages of “click troughs” and see which ads generate the most interest. Also look in the back end stats of your website and track how many hits are coming from Facebook. This will allow you to know where to focus and continue your marketing efforts.

– From Huntsville Realtor Magazine

 

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5 New Rules of Real Estate

by Ilyce Glink
Friday, June 10, 2011

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In the 20-odd years that I have been writing about real estate, I don’t believe there has ever been a better time to buy a home.

Why? For starters, 30-year fixed-rate mortgages can be had for less than 5 percent. Recently, the 30-year rate hit 4.6 percent. If you want a 15-year mortgage, you can (for now) still get it for less than 4 percent. These are astounding rates. As Robert Fogel, a Nobel prize-winning economist from the University of Chicago, recently told me, it’s like borrowing for free. That’s how it feels to me, too: When my husband and I bought our first home in 1989, our interest rate was 11.75 percent.

At this point, it seems everyone wants the real estate market to get better:

o Realtors are selling a fraction of the homes they once were, taking a huge hit in income.

o Builders (at least, those that are still in business) are selling about one-eighth as many homes as they were selling in 2005.

o Appraisers continue to take some of the blame for the housing crisis, for over-appraising property in the boom years and under-appraising it now. Realtors say that more than 75 percent of the homes sales that fall apart do so because the appraisal comes in so far below the contract price that a deal can’t be worked out.

o And homeowners are desperate for the housing market to rebound — especially the more than 25 percent who are underwater with their homes — so they can refinance or sell their homes and move on with their lives.

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There’s no reason you shouldn’t buy a home now and take advantage of super-low prices, historically low mortgage interest rates, and a significant supply of homes on the market. But to be successful in today’s real estate market, you need to understand that the game has changed.

Here’s my list of the biggest shifts:

1. R.I.P., Big Housing Price Jumps

If you want to buy a house, you have to have enough income to support the mortgage. Now, take it the next step: If everyone in a particular neighborhood earns around the same money, then all the houses in the neighborhood will be priced about the same and home values will only rise 3 percent per year.

That’s about the typical raise most Americans used to get, but the decidedly old-fashioned expectation went out in the 2000s because banks told borrowers that exotic mortgages (like the infamous pay-option adjustable-rate mortgage, or ARM) would allow them to “leverage up” to a much more expensive house payment. It was a payment most clearly couldn’t afford; the bulk of those loans started going delinquent within three months of closing. Now that every borrower has to have a job and some sort of down payment, and the only basic loan types available are 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages, you won’t be able to leverage up with your mortgage, and housing prices will remain far more steady.

In short — buy now, but don’t expect a huge pop in home prices. It ain’t going to happen.

2. Mortgage Lenders: Just Not That into You

Most home buyers don’t have enough cash in their pocket to purchase a home without a mortgage. But, lenders are extremely risk-averse at the moment — so they don’t want to approve a mortgage application unless you have an extremely good FICO score (preferably 700 or higher, and at least 760 to get the best rates); you have plenty of cash in the bank (for your down payment, closing costs and a healthy cash reserve); you don’t have anything weird or amiss in your financial data. And it helps if you have another loan application approved from a competing institution. Which is to say: They only want you if you don’t really need them.

You’ll also need to make sure the property appraises at or above the contracted price and the neighborhood is steady (without too many foreclosures).

3. The Best Deals Are in New Places

Sure, there are amazing short sales and foreclosures out there. To find them, you’ll have to hire a great agent who really knows what he or she is doing, has connections with the foreclosure-sale (also known as real estate owned, or REO) departments of big lenders, and can help you navigate a tricky and frustrating negotiation cycle.

For example, if you want to buy a HUD home (an FHA foreclosure), you’ll need a HUD-certified real estate agent who can help you make an offer at HUDHomeStore.com. But the agent may not tell you that short sales and foreclosures are often damaged properties that will require tens of thousands of dollars (or more) in deferred maintenance, rebuilding or renovating.

Instead, look for a property where the seller has plenty of equity and has to sell, but is confronted with a neighborhood full of foreclosures. The seller will have to price the home to compete with foreclosures, and you’ll scoop up a property that is in much better shape and will, in all likelihood, require a lot less maintenance, renovation and upkeep.

4. Investing? Focus on Income

Somewhere along the way, ordinary civilians got the idea that there were massive profits to be made in real estate, if only they could flip the properties fast enough. The problem with that strategy became apparent when the real estate market crashed, and investors (who were leveraged to the hilt) couldn’t get out of their properties in time. When you’re paying thousands of dollars for a mortgage but don’t have any income — nor hopes of a sale — it’s a fast track to bankruptcy.

But now is an amazing time to buy investment property. Purchase a foreclosure or two (or up to 10, if you can find the financing), and focus on how much income you can get each month. If you buy a foreclosure in the Atlanta area for $75,000 and can get $800 to $1,000 per month in rent, that’s a terrific return on investment.

5. Time to Think Medium Term … at Minimum

I’m not sure where home buyers got the idea that they could buy and flip houses every 24 months and collect a king’s ransom’s worth of tax-free profits. But those days are over. Whether you’re buying as an investor or plan to live in the property, you’ll need a 7- to 10-year plan in order to make sure you won’t lose money after factoring in the costs of sale.

Even those investors who are buying bottom-feeder foreclosures and fixing them up might not be able to resell them so quickly. And if they do, they might find that lenders won’t finance their buyers. So come up with a long-term plan that will let you rake in money … while the rest of the real estate market catches up.

 

Foreclosures off 30% this year

By Zack Childress Real Estate Investor, Investing, Automated Real Estate Systems, Automated Wholesaling Systems

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — On the surface, the foreclosure crisis seems to be easing. The number of foreclosure notices filed during the first three months of 2011 fell 27% compared with the first quarter of 2010, according to a report from RealtyTrac released Thursday.

Only 681,000 properties got hit with some type of filing — a notice of default, a scheduled auction or a foreclosure sale — during the quarter, one for every 191 households.

There were 215,046 borrowers who lost their homes, down 17% year-over-year.

That improvement was in sharp contrast to other recent housing market metrics, with sales of existing and new homes very weak and home prices still sliding.

“The nation’s housing market continued to languish in the first quarter, even as foreclosure activity fell to a three-year low,” said James Saccacio, RealtyTrac’s CEO.

The explanation for this contradiction is that the foreclosure improvement has been artificial, fueled by banks reacting to paperwork processing issues — the infamous “robo-signing” scandal — by cutting back on filings until they can clean up their procedures.

According to RealtyTrac spokesman Rick Sharga, without the cutback there would have been 900,000 filings during the quarter instead of 681,000. There would have been 280,000 to 300,000 bank repossessions instead of 215,000, he added.
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Fewer homes were repossessed even though banks are modifying fewer loans to make them more affordable. Hope Now, a coalition of servicers, community groups and mortgage investors working to stem foreclosures reported last week that its members had modified 87,000 loans in February compared with 110,000 in December 2010.

Hope Now’s director, Faith Schwartz, said fewer mods hardly means that the foreclosure crisis is clearing. “In the midst of all the disruptions, it’s difficult to pinpoint a trend,” she said.

The big positive that Schwartz cites is the significant month-over-month drops in both new foreclosures and in the number of borrowers who are 60 days or more late with payments. If fewer borrowers are entering the foreclosure process, fewer should eventually lose their homes.

On the other hand, said Schwartz, the severity of the delinquencies is increasing, with these borrowers falling 527 days past due, on average.

In New York and New Jersey, according to Sharga, it’s more than 800 days now between when a typical delinquent borrower first receives a notice of default to when the home goes to a sheriff’s sale.

“It’s likely that most of those are not making any mortgage payments” during that period, he said.

The drop in foreclosures is widespread. RealtyTrac reported that filings dropped in each of the 20 hardest-hit metro areas. Year-over-year declines reached as high as 59% in Cape Coral, Fla., for the quarter. Even in Las Vegas, ground zero for the mortgage meltdown over the past few years, filings fell 8%.

Nevada, Arizona and California continued to rank as the states with the highest foreclosure rates. They came in 1-2-3 both for the quarter and for the month of March. The Fourth Horseman of the Foreclosure Apocalypse, Florida, has dropped down in the standings, to eighth place for the quarter and ninth for the month.

Las Vegas is once again the highest ranked metro area in per-capita foreclosures. One of every 31 homes absorbed a filing during the quarter, about six times the national norm. Modesto, Calif. (one in 46), Stockton, Calif. (one in 47), Vallejo. Calif., and Phoenix (both one in 48) filled out the top five.

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Real Estate investing tip…

“Well, real estate is always good, as far as I’m concerned. “-Donald Trump

Keeping with what Mr. Trump stated, real estate investing is one the pillars of wealth creation in the world today. The last time I looked at the Forbes list of 400 richest Americans, I could still count over 31 Real estate tycoons listed as billionaires.

In the same vein, you have individuals in your city and state who have made their fortune and hold their wealth in real estate investments; however, before you begin investing in properties you need to understand these critical success factors….

Clarity is important

How you start depends on what you want to achieve:

  • Are you looking at wealth accumulation within a short time frame (3-7 years)?
  • Are you investing for the Long term (retirement)?
  • Do you want to be a Full-time investor and derive all your income from your real estate investments?

    Develop critical success traits

    The next thing that is important is you develop the success traits of a real estate investor.

    Five main traits are important for success:

    • Competency in your niche, this means you know about the basics of real estate, at the minimum. When you are good in the real estate niche you decide to invest.
    • Control over your emotions. This is important if you are going to stay in the arena for the long haul because there will always be difficulties in the real estate market. The difference between a novice and a professional is the ability to ride the eye of the tiger without getting into the belly of the tiger. Being a real estate investor takes guts and you need to have them if you want to become wealthy.
    • Comprehension. This means know your market cold. You understand who your customers are, what they are looking for, and why they want to deal with you. If you lack the key trait of insight into your market, you are doomed to fail
    • Consistency. This means you have focus and discipline to take action daily and weekly until you accomplish your goals.
    • Integrity. You stay true to your principles, because integrity is important in real estate. This means you are trustworthy to your bankers, investors, and tenants.

    Knowing enough vs. Knowing it all

    I think it’s important to have an understanding of real estate investing; however, you don’t need to know all about real estate investing to start. One thing that I think is important for an investor is to know enough about the basics. How to analyze properties, how to get financing, and how to assemble your real estate team. That is it.

    Let’s recap how to succeed in real estate investing…

    • You need to understand why you are investing in real estate.
    • You need to develop critical traits for success as a real estate investor.
    • You need to choose the right tactics to match your investing objectives.
    • You need to know enough about what you want to achieve

    This is how I have applied myself to real estate investing. Moreover, it has helped me transform my losses to wins. As a result, I have enjoyed positive cash flow from my properties.

    By: Bryan Holmes

     

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    Welcome To The New A.R.E.S. Site!

    Hey Everyone,

    I just want to thank each and every one of you guys for sticking around while we were building and redesigning this site. We have some awesome and amazing plans for this site! So welcome and take a look around! More information will be coming along!!

    Thanks!

    Zack Childress