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All Real Estate Investors NEED to Have This Document… Do You?


I just published a new article over on BiggerPockets called “All Real Estate Investors NEED to Have This Document… Do You?“.  In the article I describe how to differentiate a cheap property from a good deal.  I also got to

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How to Systematize Your Business for FREE with Google


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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Focus on Business Education, Not Real Estate Education


“Anyone can buy a house, but only a select few can create and grow a business.” -Tom Sylvester If you are interested in real estate investing, this blog was written specifically for you.  I have seen far too many people

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The Power of Context Lists


My wife was always big on “todo lists”.  She had lots of them and swore by them.  So when I first arrived at the point when I could no longer track everything that I needed to do in my head,

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How to Quickly Evaluate a Real Estate Deal


Edit: There is an updated version of this article and spreadsheet over on our Serial Startups website. There is a common saying among real estate investors, “Review 100 deals, make offers on 10, purchase 1.” When I first began investing

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Why Books Are Better Than College


First off, I apologize to all of my college professors.  I have spent 7+ years taking college classes at 3 different colleges and I have enjoyed every minute of it.  In fact, I plan to take more classes in the

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Why I Love Amazon Prime


I am a very busy person (as I am sure most people are).  As a result, I am constantly looking for ways to reduce the time I spend on things I need to do so that I can spend more

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Time Remaining is More Important Than Time Spent


On many projects, the question I many times hear is “how much time have you spent?”  Time tracking systems are often created to track time spent.  This seems logical and often times people do not think twice about it, but

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Book Review: Who Moved My Cheese?


Warning: Even though this book has a great message regarding change, please do not try to explain it to your friends.  They will look at you funny and probably lose faith in anything that you say in the future.  Instead,

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What is Experience?


One of the challenges that I have faced in both my professional and entrepreneurial career is that I am young and therefore others perceive that I lack the experience that others who are older than myself have. I recently read

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