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Use Lean Six Sigma to Improve Your Real Estate Investing and Be More Efficient

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I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets about how to apply Lean Six Sigma (LSS) to your real estate business.  If you are not familiar with LSS (or even if you are), be sure to check it out and determine

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How to Find and Exploit Your “Unfair Advantage”

Unfair-advantage

I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding finding and exploiting your “unfair advantage”.  We all have strengths, resources and experiences that can help us in business and life, so make sure to identify them and put them to work

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Tom Sylvester Featured On The BiggerPockets Podcast

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I’ve mentioned BiggerPockets in some of my past blogs: Getting Started in Real Estate with $100 We All Need BiggerPockets Real Estate Investing – My First Deal As you are probably aware, I am also a contributor to the BiggerPockets

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How to Systematize Your Business for FREE with Google

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I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding using free tools from Google to systematize your business.  I explain some of the free tools from Google and show an example of using these tools to implement a common process flow

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Tenant Screening and the “Headache Factor”: A Real Life Story

Tenant-Screening

I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding tenant screening.  I include a recent example of our screening process with a potential tenant and how we were able to avoid what could have been a tough situation. Tenant Screening and

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Investing in Rural Markets: The Secret to Real Estate Investing Success?

Rural-Markets

I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding investing in rural real estate markets.  Be sure to check it out if you are thinking about investing in rural areas. Investing in Rural Markets: The Secret to Real Estate Investing Success?

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Cashflow 101: Using the Game to Define Your Investing Strategy

Cashflow-101

I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding using the game Cashflow 101 to help define your investing strategy.  If you are interested in investing and want to “test drive” your strategy in a safe environment, be sure to check

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8 Reasons Why Having A Day Job And Investing In Real Estate Is Awesome!

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I just published a new blog titled “8 Reasons Why Having A Day Job And Investing In Real Estate Is Awesome!” over on BiggerPockets.  Many people quit their jobs too early (or dream of quitting once they begin investing) but

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The Top 12 Business and Real Estate Books as Recommended By BiggerPockets Podcast Guests

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I just posted a new blog with a list of the top 12 real estate/business books as recommended by 39 BiggerPockets Podcast guests.  Check it out of you want to find some of the best books to read as a

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Thinking About Real Estate Investing? Skip Wholesaling

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I just published a new blog over at BiggerPockets regarding new real estate investors and wholesaling.  It is getting a lot of discussions so make sure to check it out if you are new to real estate or interested in

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