Accounting Mistakes You Are Making in Your Real Estate Business

  You are really good at finding deals, but without proper accounting how do you know how each of your deals is going to perform? How do you know your top performers vs. the slackers in your portfolio? How do you know whether your flip is within budget and where adjustments need to be made? Proper accounting is a fundamental part of owning ANY business. YES, that means YOUR real estate business too!  As a new year approaches, it is valuable to explore some…

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Buying Real Estate Is Like Buying Shoes? Is That True?

Buying Real Estate is Like Buying Shoes? Is that True?

Have you ever wondered how buying shoes is like buying properties? Let me explain. Most women like to buy shoes.  Not only do we do it well we enjoy it.  Why is it when it comes to a little bigger piece of real estate we all of a sudden don’t know how to make a good purchase.  Here’s the thing, buying real estate is a lot like buying a pair of shoes… here are three ways how. In real estate,…

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Ask, Answer, Act!  Part 2

Ask, Answer, Act! Part 2

In the last blog, we discussed how questions can help and hinder you. What are the questions to ask yourself and others to empower you to get to where you want to go? If you missed that click here take a look. How does this apply to real estate investing? I’m going to touch on how it applies to how you go forward with your own investing plan and secondly how to conduct your real estate business. First your own…

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Ask, Answer, Act!  How To Lead Yourself And Your Team To Win In Real Estate!

Ask, Answer, Act! How to lead yourself and your team to win in real estate!

Ask, Answer, Act! How to lead yourself and your team to win in real estate! Did you know that asking questions is a very powerful skill that can guide you and your team to financial success? Ask Are there any wrong questions? YES!! What questions you should ask yourself as a leader, and what questions you should be asking your team. Answer Why are questions so important? We will discuss how you can you use questions to connect with people,…

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It’s Good To Be The Bank!

It’s Good to Be the Bank!

Have you ever heard the phrase "It’s Good to Be the Bank"?  Well, there’s a reason for that...because it IS good to be the Bank! The BANK is the controlling party and makes the most money! Note investing allows YOU to be the Bank! So, what is a Note? It’s simple...a Note is a debt instrument-it is a "promise to pay". When you buy a car or a house, you sign a promissory note that tells the bank you will…

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SHINY OBJECT SYNDROME

SHINY OBJECT SYNDROME

In jewelry great, In real estate not so much The shiny object syndrome. Now, when it comes to jewelry, I can’t think of a better syndrome to have. Among real estate investors and entrepreneurs, it’s a huge problem! We all started out real estate investing learning. You find a strategy, educational system, course, whatever; you invest in it and buy the books and go to the seminars and study it all… until you discover a NEW strategy, educational system, course,…

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Five Rules To Break!!  Are You A Rule Breaker?

Five Rules To Break!! Are you a rule breaker?

RULE #1 -  Don’t speak until your spoken to! STOP: Stop sitting quietly, letting others intimidate or bulldoze you. Stop being too scared to take center stage. The leader of a $50 million division is passed over for promotion to the C-suite after failing to fully participate in strategic discussions in which “you have to shout to be heard.” A marketing executive is surprised when a colleague drops by after a meeting with this advice: “Stop acting like a facilitator.…

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Lady Liberty…Enlightening The World With Independence (Part 2)

Lady Liberty…Enlightening the World with Independence (Part 2)

In our last article, we talked about the 4th of July and celebrating (for some of us discovering) our independence. Who could better represent that independence but Lady Liberty.  The Statue of Liberty is more than a monument. She is a beloved friend, a living symbol of freedom to millions around the world. She is a tribute to the ideals she represents, and to the hopes she inspires. Do you long for the freedom to decide what YOU want to…

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Lady Liberty…Enlightening The World With Independence (Part 1)

Lady Liberty…Enlightening the World with Independence (Part 1)

In the United States on July 4th, we celebrate one of our most significant national holiday: Independence Day.   On this day we remember how, as a people, we stood up and committed to our personal freedoms. The nation that resulted became the exemplar of personal freedom - and hundreds of other nations followed in its wake. This transformed the world and I believe is still transforming the world. Who represents those freedoms?  Lady Liberty, The Statue of Liberty is more…

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EVERYTHING Is Negotiable. What You Lose By Not Asking!

EVERYTHING is negotiable. What you Lose by Not Asking!

Top 10 Negotiable Items in Real Estate Transactions Failing to ask for what we need, want and deserve is something a lot of us women have a habit of doing. In any real estate negotiation, buyers ask and sellers push back -- because if you're the buyer and you don’t ask, you don’t get. By not asking it can lead to all kinds of unhappiness, you may miss out on amazing opportunities. And you will certainly miss out on a lot…

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