The Smartest Thing You’ll Do All Week… Downtime

The smartest thing you’ll do all week… downtime

We’re on a mission here at WREN to give our community the connections and tools they need to be successful. Being successful isn’t all about money, sometimes it’s about taking a time-out and getting your mojo going. What am I talking about?  Stop “doing”?  Start “being”?  My little self just screamed… “I don’t have time for that!” Being a passionate professional, a business owner or an inspired leader (or all of the above), I'm guessing you probably struggle with this…

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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…

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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…

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WREN Storage Strategies

WREN Storage Strategies

12 Ways to Make SERIOUS Money in Self Storage No doubt about it… Owning a self-storage facility is awesome! The income is steady and if you run your facility right you should have plenty of tenants. To us, owning self-storage facilities sure beats wholesaling or fixing and flipping single-family houses, where you have to find the off-market properties and then either have to find a buyer really fast to earn your fee as a wholesaler or rehab the property and…

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Negotiation For Women

Negotiation for women

Let’s talk… seriously it’s all about talking… and we are great at that!  Hey I’m Deborah Razo, founder of the Women’s Real Estate Network, also known as WREN.  I was recently at a talk about negotiation for women and it was a real eye opener.  Has negotiating been a process you’ve viewed as hostile or combative? Have you avoided it? I know there have been times I have.    I was given these 5 tips and want to share them with you. …

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Become A Cash Queen!

Become a Cash Queen!

Become a Cash Queen!  When it comes to making money in real estate investing, there are really only a few (three actually) of ways to do it.  The three reasons to be in real estate are Cash Now, Cash Monthly and Cash Later. Let’s take a closer look at each one of them.  1. CASH NOW  Let’s face it, we need money to live and pay the bills. With out this cash we would have to go back and work for “the man”. …

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Keep Your Eye On The Prize, Cashflow: A Buy & Hold Strategy

Keep Your Eye On the Prize, Cashflow: A Buy & Hold Strategy

When you’re looking at investment properties, you’re definitely looking for those you want to hold onto. In short, you’re always exploring your options. And, boy, when it comes to looking at all the different properties that are available to you in the world there are a whole lot of options to consider!  Buy-and-hold is my favorite strategy for several reasons:  It gives you greater stability. Every month I know the cashflow I’ll be earning per door. If that is a single-family residence that’s just one door. If it’s a multi-family…

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Thank you for your energy!

I’m still vibrating from the energy generated at Ignite Your Fire Within… and “This girl is on fire…” keeps ringing in my ears! Here is a highlight video of the FIRE🔥 at Ignite!First I’d like to say THANK YOU to all the attendees. I do not take the blessing of your time and attention for granted. THANK YOU for welcoming me into your inbox to share about our Ignite event and more about growing your real estate business.THANK YOU for your smart questions, Instagram and Facebook comments and…

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How To Reach Your Goals

How to Reach Your Goals

Are you reaching your success goals?If not, why not?The answer may surprise you. You can either learn HOW to do something – or – you can find the right WHO. I know a lot of stuff. Although,I love learning and I’m a lifelong learner what I want is to find people who have already figured it out, and work with them. If you can find the right WHO, they bring the HOW with them. A lot of times people are trying…

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What Does Proximity Have To Do With Anything?

What does proximity have to do with anything?

If you don’t take anything other than the following statement away from reading this article, take this to heart:  Proximity is power. So, what does proximity have to do with anything?   When you don't know what to do, your life is going off the rails and you're neglecting some area, and you can come to a place, get perspective and see other people doing stuff, it is REALLY valuable. When you put yourself in the same space as successful entrepreneurs and real…

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