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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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As I sit here writing this my heart is still racing, my blood still pumping and memories are still being filed.  But I wanted to take a moment and share with you one of the great things the City of Olathe has to offer it's residents.It is as simple as the Indian Creek Greenway Trail that ends in ...
10/01/2007
None of us is promised tomorrow.  And the importance of investing in real estate here in Kansas City, or anywhere really, was driven home to me yesterday afternoon while reading about a young father of 24 who lost his life in a tragic automobile accident.  A young, newly widowed mother of two is ...
09/25/2007
Belton, Missouri Duplex For Sale  Now that I'm back on the subject of Kansas City area real estate investing I would like to tell you about this 9 year old duplex for sale in Belton, Missouri.The basics:Asking Price - $164,995Rents - $750 per sideOccupancy - 100%Leases - 1 year. Expires 3/31/08 &...
09/24/2007
Here is a rather disturbing video I thought I would share with everyone.  Now, it's not for the feint of heart.  You must be strong.  Keep a stiff upper lip.  To see this video you need to visit YouTube at this link.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho_m6sVBGsM  You can thank the good folks at Sin...
09/21/2007
Some things just don't work in life.  Take Borat's swimsuit.  It's not that he's an ugly man.  But it just doesn't work.  Another thing that doesn't work is an overpriced rehab house where the rehab work was done badly.  Especially in this market.I walked into a house today to review with a clien...
09/14/2007
Fast appreciation and quick flips are an investment model of the past, it seems.  At least here in Kansas City the best way to make money as a real estate investor is going to be your mid-term Buy & Hold strategies.  It's been a while since I've been through it, so bear with me.  THE PURCHASEYou ...
09/12/2007
Admit it or not, every pilot has a fear of being lost. Or worse, landing at the wrong airport. Now, no pilot wants to be lost. And certainly no pilot wishes to land at the wrong airport. Safety issues aside (too small a runway?) think about the paperwork and embarrassment that pilot will endure....
09/08/2007
You MUST HAVE A Real Estate License To Manage Property In KC, Unless... The following is reprinted from  BBQCapital.  To read all three posts please visit today.  Okay. Let's put an end to the question of whether or not you need a real estate license in the State of Missouri in order to hold your...
09/07/2007
Yesterday evening over at my BBQ Capitalblog I wrote a piece called Property Management In Kansas City.  And while I'm not going to recap the entire post here I am going to say that I'm having a heck of a challenge finding a good property manager that is LICENSED to do business in the state of Mi...
09/06/2007
         One of the really great town-home communities in Olathe has a townhouse for sale right now located at:Olathe Home For Sale21055 W 118th TerraceOlathe, Kansas 66061Offered at $195,000 ($24,000 below county appraisal!!!) this 3 bedroom, 3 bath home is in excellent condition.  All amenities...
09/04/2007
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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.