‘Blog’ Category

Becoming a Wholesaler: 90 Day Update

Posted on March 11th, 2013

Well, it looks like Jae is coming up in the wholesaling world. He has learned what he needs to do and is very honest about it. He is setting his sights on getting deals done and reaching out to the connections he’s made. The journey is what matters and it looks like Jae has a great head on his shoulders and there is NO doubt that he can achieve his goals no matter what business he is in.

Let us know what you think about Jae and his journey so far!! Comment below!

Interview with Chicago Wholesaler, Carmen Russel

Posted on February 22nd, 2013

Interview with a new real estate wholesaler. Learn how Carmen started wholesaling and see what tips and secrets she has to share for newbies!

Why It’s OK to Hate Bank of America

Posted on February 17th, 2013

As you know we had a mortgage/housing bubble pop in late 2007. Surprisingly enough, this was the same time I decided to get into real estate investing. Maybe it was the guru hype or whatever, but either way I went into the industry with hardened confidence (either that or newbie naivete). Regardless, I remember walkingbee

How Wholesaling Humbled Me

Posted on February 12th, 2013

You can read everywhere online how to get started in real estate, but my experiences have taught me that beyond the marketing, calls, and negotiating, the mind or inner game, is most important. A great analogy would be a carpenter and his tools. Having top notch tools is imperative, but being the top notch skilledbee

Getting Back Into Wholesaling – Lessons Learned and Adivce

Posted on January 27th, 2013

Background: Hey everyone, I worked with Jae back in 2011 and walked him through his first deal. However, Jae got distracted by life and recently had a resurgence in real estate. The last few weeks he has put out over 200 signs and is getting back on the horse. To be honest, many people gobee

Simple Marketing Tips for Finding Wholesale Deals

Posted on December 15th, 2012

We cannot stress this enough: If you are not marketing like a business owner you will fail in this industry. Nobody can get by solely posting other peoples deals online. Seriously, it’s the hunter not the gatherer who eats the most. Real estate investing, specifically wholesaling, is no different. Too many solo-prenuers out there have NO idea what they are doing and will burn out before they know it.

5 Tips Before You Buy Cash Flow Properties

Posted on October 30th, 2012

Owning an investment property would be a great thing in any economy. It guarantees you a supply of income even when all other investments are running at a loss. However good buying a cash flow property is, there are numerous considerations that you should make to ensure that you end up with a more reliablebee

Worst Seller Ever Part II

Posted on August 8th, 2012

By now you can tell this is my story on how a fantastic and simple wholesale deal turned highly dangerous. Joe had previously agreed and signed documents so he did not have to attend the closing, a smart move by the lawyer.

Wholesaling Real Estate – Worst Seller Ever. Part I

Posted on August 6th, 2012

This story can finally go online because it’s been about a year since this deal went down and I am no longer being stalked, yes stalked. You see, it all started around March or April of 2010. My buddy and I decided to join forces and do a probate campaign. We got our leads, made the cards and sent them out.

The Zillow Report: What does that Mean for Investors?!

Posted on July 18th, 2012

Chicago is ranked number one sellers market by Zillow.com. We take a look at the report and what it may mean for wholesalers and buyers in the actual Chicago market.