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Ask Me Anything We help people succeed every day. I’m so committed to watching you quit your dead-end job in favor of being your own boss that I’ve poured my reputation into it. I want to help you make so much money that you pay more in taxes then you’ve ever MADE before. Okay, so…

They Want WHAT?! Understanding Core Motivations

They Want What?! Understanding Core Motivations Have you ever looked at someone and thought, “What the HECK are they thinking?” Of course you have. And not understanding the motivations behind what people do doesn’t just keep you wondering, it could be losing your profits. If you could better understand the motivations of others (especially when…

Ultimate Guide to Funding; Part 1

Ultimate Guide to Funding Part 1 Private money loans are nothing new; they are simply the transaction between people who have money and those they are loaning it to. Private money loans create a direct path from the lender to the borrower, eliminating all the hoops involved in conventional bank lending. A private lender looks…

Understanding the Triangle of Lending

Understanding the Triangle of Lending THE BORROWER, THE LENDER, THE BROKER To understand private money brokering you need to understand relationships among the three key roles, why they are involved in private money lending and some key characteristics that can help you find likely prospects. In a nutshell, we are talking about someone who needs…

The Untapped Resource You’ve Always Wanted

The Untapped Resource You’ve Always Wanted Don’t Be Fooled by What You Think You Know   You must be an efficient manager for your properties if you’re going to be a successful investor, but equally important, you need to secure a trusted source of financing. Less money down equals more deals, more equity, more net…

The Value of Contingencies

“Contingent Upon” might just be two of my favorite words in the real estate dictionary. That’s right. Clauses aren’t just for Santa. Some people call them “escape plans,” while others call them “weasel clauses.” No matter how you label them, contingencies are conditions which must be met if a contract is to be performed. Most…

Understanding the Short and the Long of it: Short Sale 101

“Short Sale” doesn’t have to be a set of dirty words. Sure, the process has gained a sour reputation since the housing recession, but there isn’t anything wrong with doing it if you do it well. To simplify it, a short sale is, “a sale of real estate in which the net proceeds from selling the property…

Thinking Outside the Financial Box

Are you stuck in a box? Let’s get you out.   Too often, we participate in something — undertaking a mortgage, getting a degree, starting a career that goes against our vision — because we feel like it is what we SHOULD do. “Should” isn’t always a bad thing. It can lead to fulfillment or…

Don’t Make This Mistake (with Your Proof of Funds Letter)

If you’re crunching the numbers, making consistent offers that are at your MAO (maximum allowed offer), and you’re coming up bust, you may be making the #1 mistake with your Proof of Funds Letter. But before I tell you what the #1 mistake is, let’s talk about REJECTION. Having your offer rejected is common. In…