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Big Things Are Happening. Real Estate is FUN Again!

Big Things Are Happening. Real Estate is FUN Again!

Hey – I’m on my way to Arizona to do some deals with my boy Bob Norton.  Sorry I haven’t posted in a while, but I’ve been making some big changes in my life and in my investing.  See the video below for the 411. Wish me luck!  Time to go make some $eriou$ $$$$!  Read More →

Got a Job or Looking For a Job?

Got a Job or Looking For a Job?

While checking my email today I ran across this story on the front page of Yahoo!.  Gotta tell ya, I take a way a lot of life lessons from this one but I’d love to hear your comments.  In a nutshell, the story’s author; Mary Pilon from The Wall Street Journal writes about a gentleman; Carlos Araya who until, at some point in 2007, was working on Wall Street as a crude oil trader.  At... [Read more]

Flipping Homes Tip – Tile

Flipping Homes Tip – Tile

Hey I had some time to record a little video on tile.  You don’t have to spend a ton of money to make your tile jobs look like you spent a ton of money.  Check out the video to see how we do it. Let me know what you think.  Comment below.  Read More →

Student Rehab Story – More Good News

Student Rehab Story – More Good News

Here’s something you’ll never hear on The Today Show or the evening news.  When is the last time you heard about a house selling in less than 3 days on the market. It happens folks.  If you just follow my simple formula for selling houses, which is: Real Estate Investing Tip: Pick a good homeowner neighborhood Do a great rehab List it for less than the other comps Sometimes I lie awake... [Read more]

More Housing News.  How To Take Advantage?

More Housing News. How To Take Advantage?

I know, I know. If you make your living buying and selling houses, at times, its tough to keep a happy face.  Christ, the other day, I was listening to Financial Friday with Sean Hannity, and I had to turn the channel.  During this segment Hannity takes financial questions from folks across the country and offers expert opinion. I’m telling ya, if there would have been sharp objects in the... [Read more]

My Insane Rehab – 775 Yale Ave, Part 2

My Insane Rehab – 775 Yale Ave, Part 2

Here we are back again at 775 Yale Ave – 21229.  I wanted to share some video of the project with you.  The size and layout of this house presented several challenges.  In all the deals I have done, I can not remember taking on such a small house.  I once vowed never to do a 2 bedroom house – and who knows, I may live to regret taking on this one – but only time will tell. Like... [Read more]

My Insane Rehab – 775 Yale Ave

My Insane Rehab – 775 Yale Ave

Whew!  This one is gonna be WILD.  OK, I can’t lie to you all.  I have a confession.  775 Yale Ave is already done.  I’ve just been way too lazy to blog lately. For now, let me take you back in time. Feast your eyes on 775 Yale Ave – 21229.  This 2 bed, 1 bath tiny rowhouse in Baltimore is a massive departure from the full-gut real estate rehab projects that you normally see... [Read more]

Real Estate Teachers Are Not Created Equal.

Real Estate Teachers Are Not Created Equal.

When I decided that I had had enough of living from paycheck-to-paycheck, working for the US Government, commuting 1 hour each way everyday to Washington DC – I decided to make significant a change in my life.  I always had a love for all things real estate (I really don’t know why), and I decided to explore that love.  At the time, there certainly wasn’t the deluge of real estate... [Read more]

Fun In Indy.  Making a Killer Busines Plan.

Fun In Indy. Making a Killer Busines Plan.

Look, it can’t all be serious, right.  If I can’t have fun while I work, what’s the sense of working at all.  Here’s just another video of me and my boy Bob Norton having some fun in Indianapolis. My trips to Indy are fast and furious.  I’m out there, away from my family, for a grand total of 36 hours.  My wife, God love her, just wants to know that every waking minute... [Read more]

REI Coaching Student Rehab – 5041 Gunther Rd. Part 1

REI Coaching Student Rehab – 5041 Gunther Rd. Part 1

The deals are coming fast and furious now.  There are deals-a-plenty out there folks, so get off the fence, find a rehab to flip, get some good education, work your numbers, and invest in real estate.  There will NEVER be a better time. This is a story about my coaching student; Russell Sanders.  Russell is a full-time employee of the federal government.  He was tired of losing money doing RE deals,... [Read more]