Sallie & Freddie Get Kicked in The Fannie! There is a lot of talk these day about the Federal interest rates. Are they going up, are they going down, what will happen next? A lot of investors are wondering, distracted and some just waiting for the market to “cool” down before they get in. But the opposite is true! Now is the best time, especially with this strategy that I am about to share with Read More
It’s Back to School Time!! So often we talk about work, real estate and making money and fail to mention the people that mean the absolute most to us. Our families and all the people that make up what that means to us. Sometimes that means your blood relation, sometimes that means work family and sometimes it just means a very strong friendship. With fall right around the corner, kids have either started back to Read More
This student stumped me… Recently, I finished speaking to a room of Real Estate Investors. Normally, I have a few investors that come up to me asking for additional questions and I share with them answers and tips on how to build their Real Estate business with the strategies that I teach. But this time was completely different… I didn’t know how to respond at first because of her tone of voice, I was taken Read More
You might have wondered who is the real Larry Goins? Not the Larry Goins that speaks from the stage on Real Estate Investing but the REAL Larry Goins. The man that family and co-workers see on a daily basis.
As Larry’s right hand “man” for most of the last 12 years, I thought I knew him pretty well until a few weeks ago. What happened a few weeks ago? Well, I detached myself from my job and became the student. I immersed myself in one of our Inner Circle programs and went through the entire week as a full on student. I gotta say….it was surprisingly enlightening. I saw for the first time through a different set of eyes. I saw his passion for teaching in all its glory.
It got me thinking. How did I miss this for so long? How do others here in the office see him? Had I been so immersed in the day to day business “to do” lists that I failed to see what he was actually contributing to the world? Had I really got
When you begin your journey as a real estate investor, what you are really doing is starting a real estate business. Let that sink in a moment. You are starting your own real estate business. Does that fill you with excitement? Fear? Nervousness? Probably all of the above, but the only way to find success is to get out of your comfort zone, because that is where you will find true growth. It’s Your Real Read More
Why is offering owner financed homes such an attractive option for real estate investors? What are some of the advantages that investors need to be looking to take advantage of? Be the Bank Even in the wake of Dodd Frank, offering owner financed homes is well within the reach of even a beginning investor. You do need to get yourself an RLMO, or residential loan mortgage originator, if you are going to sell to owner Read More
You Want Me to Mentor You? When I was younger I used to think that having a coach or mentor was something only for athletes and the rich and famous. I also used to think that having a coach or mentor was a total waste of time and was for people who had no self discipline. After all, let’s face it, how many regular people do you know that have a coach or mentor in Read More
Buying a house is one of the biggest and scariest purchases most people will ever make. For a new investor, buying a house can be ten times scarier! There are obvious reasons for the anxiety, like the rehab cost being more than anticipated, the after repair value being less than anticipated, and the list goes on. Here are three things a new investor should do before they begin making offers: 1. Know your Market! You have to Read More
I’ve been quoted in an article recently published by U.S. News & World Report. They talk about the best & worst markets for property taxes and I give advice on investing in southern markets. Check out “Real Estate Investing: The Best and Worst Markets for Property Taxes” here: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/the-smarter-mutual-fund-investor/2015/04/02/real-estate-investing-the-best-and-worst-markets-for-property-taxes
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