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6 Ways to Immerse Yourself in the Fix and Flip Business

She was upset. My youngest daughter, Audrey, didn’t want to be the red fish in the school drama club performance of Seussical the Musical. To her, the role was small and unimportant. Audrey was in the 4th grade at the time. And fortunately, she didn’t get too discouraged about receiving such a brief appearance in the show. As a matter of fact, the experience made her work that much har...
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Why You Should Partner Up to Fix and Flip Houses

Since 2009 Manny Romero, my business partner, and I have fixed and flipped more than 100 houses in Phoenix, Arizona and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our partnership began out of necessity. At the time I was working for a local real estate investor in Phoenix who was buying houses at the courthouse steps (known as trustee’s sales in Arizona). Manny was on the road, a traveling salesman of sorts. ...
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Using Social Media to Raise Capital

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People love to hear inspirational stories and they love to hear about other people’s success. Most important of all, they love drama Why do you think reality shows are so popular? Earlier I posted about the power of networking to raise capital. I mentioned how this was a people business and it is vital to get out there and meet people that can become resources for you. Social media is just a...
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It Takes a Track Record to Raise Capital

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Track records in any business are important. It gives you a gauge on what the business is doing and whether or not it’s profitable. Before I invest in anything or buy anything I want to see the business or product track record or testimonials. This will give me the info I need to move forward. The same applies in real estate. Many out there make claims about how many deals they are doing, the b...
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