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Detailing the ins and outs of residential investment property ownership. Negotiating your best terms. Working with tenants. Knowing before you buy whether or not a property should be profitable.
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We've seen it in rock n' roll dozen of times.  Janis Joplin.  Jimi Hendrix.  That dude from Smashing Pumpkins.  From out of nowhere they rise.  They burn brightly.  They crash down in blazing glory while all shake their heads in sadness.This is blogging's unfortunate future.Just 18 short months a...
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This is what Kansas City real estate investors do NOT need.I received this email from KCRAR. That's Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS. I am in full agreement that we do not want, nor do we need rental licensing in Kansas City, MO for investment property owners and/or their rental prope...
06/22/2007
Tuesday evening I was on the phone to a California real estate agent who was dumbfounded that we don't have "escrow" here in Kansas City.  We didn't have it in Tulsa, either.  Frankly, I'm not really sure what is meant when REALTORS say a house is "in escrow."  Here in the three states that I hav...
06/21/2007
How are your current real estate investments going here in Kansas City?  Or anywhere, for that matter.  Do you even know?  You should.  There has been a lot of talk lately about moving money out of real estate investment properties and back in to the stock market.  And for many people this could ...
06/19/2007
In the Summer of 2005 I took a class being taught by a CCIM by the name of Tom Lundstedt.  Aside from being one of the most entertaining instructors I have ever learned from, he was by far one of the most knowledgeable.  At some point during the two day class Tom threw out a statistic that startl...
06/17/2007
Free Friday night concerts are fun for the whole family here in Olathe, Kansas.  Last evening my wife and I and our two girls (the boys are MIA - one in New Zealand and the other at Beaver Lake) went over to Olathe's Frontier Park to enjoy the free concert series that the city puts on each summer...
06/16/2007
Yesterday, I read and commented on a post by Monika McGillicuddy titled So You Think You're Alone Now...  I don't believe the "baby monitor accident" was an accident.  But then today I log onto my Yahoo! and find that a mother in Illinois is picking up space shuttle video on her baby monitor!Are ...
06/14/2007
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06/13/2007
Today we are going to have a little fun with math. I used to hate math. But in my business now, math is my friend. So sit down. This post might be a long one. As you know, I'm real big on knowing what the outcome of your 4 Benefits of real estate investing will be BEFORE you purchase an income pr...
06/13/2007
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Detailing the ins and outs of residential investment property ownership. Negotiating your best terms. Working with tenants. Knowing before you buy whether or not a property should be profitable.