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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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I want to hear from you about the "one that got away."  The rental house you shoulda bought.  The income property you coulda kept.  If you only woulda sold that investment property before all heck broke loose.    Pictured left is my old neighbor's house.  He sold his a month after me for $3,500 m...
05/25/2007
Owning income property is one thing.  Managing income property is a whole other thing.  And I want to take a moment here and give a few pointers on how a good property manager can make your real estate investing career a whole lot more fun.What a property manager can do for you;Provide a buffer b...
05/24/2007
CityRatio of Median Home Value to Median Family IncomeMedian Home ValueMedian Family IncomeKansas City2.4$157,000$65,400Miami6.7$311,000$46,350Washington, DC5.0$428,000$86,200Los Angeles9.6$525,000$54,450New York7.9$457,000$57,650San Francisco9.4$835,000$88,450                                    ...
05/23/2007
Are you using a self directed IRA to purchase real estate investment property?  If not, you really need to hunker down and wade through this posting.  It could be the difference between retirement and a retirement worth having.  Understanding Your Investment DollarMost people in America today hav...
05/22/2007
Those of us that watch the show on A&E called Flip This House and work in the business of real estate investing have known for a while that there had to be a smoking gun out there somewhere on all these "flips" going on. Cleaning up massive mold. Did you disclose it?What about the massive water d...
05/16/2007
There isn't a week that goes by without me hearing at least three times "Chris, what do you think about flipping houses?"Personally, I think it's great. Professionally, I think it's great.IF, and I mean if, YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING.As a professional real estate agent specializing in investmen...
05/16/2007
 I am taking a break from penning some thoughts about Kansas City real estate investing so I thought I would bring you this eclectic collection of Kansas City's history. We may be on the edge of the prairie but we've had a pretty colorful past.This doesn't even include Kansas City's history as th...
05/15/2007
Do Your Leads Trickle?                                        Or Do Your Leads Flow?   I run two blogs and two websites.  I track where each and every lead comes from.  I know the search terms where I rank well on google and Yahoo!  I know where I fall short.  And I can tell you, hands down, that...
05/14/2007
Yesterday I wrote a post comparing Kansas City income property to Los Angeles income property. Feel free to go back and read the article as it will help you to get a basis as to this discussion.       ***   ***   ***   ***   ***   ***   ***   ***   ***Brief HistoryWhere we left off was with Kansa...
05/14/2007
Los Angeles Real Estate Investing vs. Kansas City Real Estate Investing A good deal of my clients come from the California, Washington and New York areas. And most of those come from the Los Angeles area. So I thought, for a little fun, I would point out to the folks here in Kansas City why the L...
05/13/2007
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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.