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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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Today was my first visit to the Kansas City Zoo in what has to be at least thirty years.  And I had a great time with my family.  Well, most of them anyway.  You won't find any digital photos of my own here because my digital camera is in Fiji with my oldest son.  But that was a previous post.The...
06/10/2007
There are a couple of sayings in the real estate investing lingo that are quickly fading into the background.  They are:Will this property pencil?andDoes it meet the 1% rule? What do these mean?  Will This Property Pencil?This is an easy one to explain.  Regardless of your criteria, when you put ...
06/08/2007
 I have been trying to get my head around this post for quite some time now.  My post started off simply enough.  It was going to be a cheerful post.  I had been taught since I was a child that Kansas got it's name from the Kanza Indian Tribe.  And that Kanza was Indian for "People of the South W...
06/08/2007
Kansas City real estate investingThe Kansas City real estate investing market is a mixed bag.  Here are my opinions:Buy & Holds - This market is in great shape. There are several values out there right now and many, many homes priced at a realistic market value based on their community. I'm high ...
06/07/2007
Are you looking to list and sell a duplex?  Or a fourplex?  Then you need to know what the real estate investors out there are looking for.  So rather than continuing to bang my head on the table making calls and begging for this information I thought I would post this blog and hope that it is he...
06/06/2007
I got away this weekend with my family.  We left Friday afternoon for fabulous Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  My wife had a family reunion to go to (she usually has about 47 a year to attend and I almost never go) and I just wanted to get away from Kansas City for a few days and spend time with her an...
06/03/2007
Looking for HUD homes in Kansas City need not be a chore.  There is a website out there found at www.firstpreston.com that will have all the information you will need on finding, bidding on and closing a HUD home for both personal use and for investing purposes.First Preston has THE list of Kansa...
05/30/2007
I work very hard at my real estate business.  There are times when it keeps me away from my family when I would rather be by their side.  There are times, like now, when I'm up at nearly midnight pounding out a blog, catching up on some missed paperwork and stamping the next wave of postcards to ...
05/30/2007
There has been some discussion recently on active|rain regarding the usefulness of real estate agents to the real estate investor.  And I think it is a discussion worth having.Here are two recent and related blog posts:Agents vs. Investors: language of real estate investingRealtors & Investors: A...
05/27/2007
         The Great American Barbecue Festival will be a blast this weekend.Do you like BBQ?  Do you like the the blues?  Do you like places that you can go and eat and eat and eat?  This Friday, Saturday and Sunday out at the Woodlands in Kansas City, Kansas you will find The Great American Barbe...
05/25/2007
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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.