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Realtors vs Home Buying Companies. Which is best to sell a home?   As the owner of Sterling Resource Management, a home buying company here in Southern California, I get this question almost daily.  The answer to this question is BOTH. Or if you prefer, it depends.  First let me say, that not all...
“Master yourself and your investments will flourish” Here is an article written by a good friend of mine who has become financially free by trading in the stock market. He retired from his sales job at IBM about 10 years ago and never looked back after figuring out how to consistently profit in t...
The truth about "Yes" in real estate & why it's critical to always have a plan B Regardless of what part of the real estate business you are in, there is always one thing that remains constant, success in real estate requires an agreement between two or more people.  It's a team sport where two o...
Creating a "Cashflow" Mindset - Why playing Cashflow 101 can make you wealthy In a previous blog post I described how playing Robert Kiyosaki’s Cashflow 101 board game for the first time started a positive chain of events that continues to this day in my life.  I want to go into in a bit greater ...
7 Rational Reasons to Invest in Real Estate Today   I believe it was J. Paul Getty who famously said, "Buy when everyone else is selling and hold when everyone else is buying." Many people believe, including myself, that the current real estate market conditions provide an unprecedented buying op...
Cashflow 101, the board game that can actually make you financially free.   When I think back to my decision to start my own business and become a serious real estate investor, I almost always return to the day that I first had the opportunity to read Robert Kiyosaki’s book “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”. ...
Are you looking for the perfect deal? (Come on be honest) Seven years ago when I first started investing in real estate, the big thing that stopped me from buying my first property was trying to find the perfect deal. The more and more properties I looked at the more reasons I would find to the k...
Watch out for the investment partner from HELL! As a full time real estate investor for the past 7 years, I have come to fully understand that investing is truly a team sport. You need to surround yourself with skilled professionals in order to execute whatever strategy you have chosen to pursue....
Finding wholesale investor deals, ideas and strategies. Like many beginning real estate investors, I started out my investing career focusing solely on finding foreclosure deals here in the Southern California market in 2005.  It just so happened that this was when forelcosures were at a historic...
4 High Power Strategies for Investing without Using a "Big Bank"   I think we can all agree that now is probably one of the best time in recent memory to invest in real estate. Real estate values and mortgage rates are at all time historic lows.  My personal belief is that if you can intelligentl...

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