Archive for real estate psychology

Independence Day Isn’t All About Hot Dogs, Fireworks, and Parties…

What does Independence Day mean to you? Is it all about fireworks, hitting the lake, and fun? Or… Do you really take the time to think about that word… "independence" ? Back in the 1700′s the U.S.A. didn’t exist and we were ruled by another country… basically… we followed THEIR rules and did what they [...]

Marketing To Pre-Foreclosures – Why Most People See ZERO Results…

A couple weeks back a reader sent me an email talking about his trials and tribulations in real estate investing and his lack of results from a mailing campaign he did to homeowners in default. I won’t use his name… but here’s a snippet of his email: To tell you the truth, I’ve been majorly [...]

“How Do I Find Cash Buyers??” – A readers question answered…

Over the past 3 weeks we’ve been getting a ton of emails from our readers and newsletter subscribers (if you haven’t subscribed… fill in the box at the top of the page… IT’S FREE!). A bunch of them have been regarding our property management software reviews … and several have been on specific real estate [...]

The 4 Ways a Successful Real Estate Investor Sets Goals

NOTE: For an updated review on Brad Wozny as of September 2009 please see our most recent post on our blog about Brad and his new “Six Figure Syndication” system… and why it may not be worth the price. Go here if you’re looking for a Brad Wozny review << ———————- Yep… not all goals [...]

How a father of 4 w/ a full-time job makes it in real estate investing…

If only real estate investing success was as simple as knowing how to invest in real estate    I mean… if everyone could just read a book or a website, go out the next day… and make $25,000 in real estate this would be so simple! By now… you should know it’s NOT THAT WAY! [...]

Why Almost Everyone Struggles More Than They Should in REI

I just got back yesterday from a weekend at the Oregon coast in Lincoln City with my wife and some college friends.  It was a blast… but the weather really blew (litterally… the wind gusts hit 80 mph!).  Anyhow, in the past 30 days I have only worked for 3.5 days (including today) because of a [...]

My First Year Of Real Estate Investing – Results

A few weeks back I sent out an APB (all points bulletin) for anyone who can help share their real estate investing wisdom with our readers.  We actually had about 9 people respond who wanted to write… but only 3 made our cut.  What did it take to make the cut? Well… it takes being [...]

Don’t quit 5 minutes before the miracle… WOW!

This morning I was reading my fellow real estate investing bloggers latest post (thanks jp at flipping homes) and came across an amazingly inspirational video. I know from time to time (actually today I felt this feeling a bit…) I get a bit discouraged and feel like it’s just easier to go half ass at [...]

The one thing I can reccommend over everything else for your success…

To tell you the truth, I got very excited when I sat down to type this article.  Did I just complete some big real estate deal?…  Not this week… Did I just win the lottery?… Nope (not sure if I really want to either) Did the REI Brain just get some big endorsement?… Nope… still [...]

“Don’t Fall for Schemers’ Lines” – Advice to a real estate investor

Us as real estate investors really need to get back to the basics and see real estate investing for what it is… and more importantly… WHAT IT IS NOT. I was recently reading the RealEstateJournal and found a great article written by David Crook. This article isn’t the same ol’ “doom and gloom”… the real [...]

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