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Flip Real Estate - NO Cash or Credit Necessary - 11/24/08 08:45 AM
No Cash / Credit needed!!! Use our investor's funds to buy homes from banks then flip them to end buyers. As a member, we provide you complete training and access to our Private Funds to use for Flipping Short Sale Transactions. We teach you how to find and contract with a prequalified buyer as well as providing you the Proof of Funds and the Cash to buy the short sale from the Bank. Here's how it works: Line up a shortsale purchase (we teach you how to find unlimited numbers of shortsale deals), use our method to line up a buyer, then (0 comments)
One Bright Spot Shines After a Corporate Downsizing - What to Do with your Nest Egg - 11/19/08 04:06 PM
With the disappointing trend of corporate downsizing, there is one bright spot. . .you can rollover the funds in your former employer's 401k into a self-directed IRA and do more with it other than the usual stocks and mutual funds. And, this can be done with no early-withdrawal or penalties. A custodian who has a wealth of experience and has a good track record with us in helping people with rollovers is Equity Trust Company. We have been talking more and more lately with fellow Realtors in our local market and throughout the country about the importance of working with someone with experience working with investors through the process of purchasing real (0 comments)
In-depth Analysis of an Investment Property Package in Today's Economic Times - 11/17/08 11:48 AM
During the last few days it has been obvious there are many ways to evaluate how much a single property or package of propertes are worth in today's real estate environment. I recently completed completed the training to attain a Missouri real estate broker license as well as completed the CCIM Introduction to Commercial Real Estate course. Even though I learned a lot from both of these, I'm not suggesting you go out and do the same. What's important is to connect with people who have the knowledge from courses like these. There is likely someone in your local real estate office (0 comments)
Here's the Beef Agents Can Share with Customers When it Comes to Being More Prudent with Your Retirement. . .What? No Stocks? - 11/17/08 11:23 AM
Ok, so you're like me and wish the stock market would have better returns these days. It's tough to understand why so many people keep so much of their retirement money in stocks. There is a better solution that more and more people are moving to as an alternative to the stock market. . .real estate. Looking at the numbers it's a tough case to beat. Take a look at this estimate, which can obviously vary up or down depending on rental income, market conditions, etc. Step 1) Your IRA purchases a 5-bedroom investment rental home for $61,500 Step 2) A tenant pays rent to (1 comments)
Intra-day Listing Notification Now Available in Kansas City - 11/14/08 01:59 PM
We now have the ability to offer you intra-day notifications to your mobile phone and/or e-mail so you're one of the first to know when a foreclosure, REO, short-sale, etc. property is listed in the Kansas City metro. No more waiting for the one-day summary of listings! E-mail us your criteria at Paul@PaulSurles.com or phone-in your criteria at 913-266-5847. We would be happy to customize a notification system that fits your criteria including city, county, price range, multi-family, single-family, etc. . .more the better. Example: County: Jackson, MO Price Range: $25k-$75k Type: Multi-family (duplex-apartment building) *Contact Info: Paul Surles, 913-266-5847, Paul@PaulSurles.com (0 comments)
New Feature-Rich Property Search Available - 11/13/08 11:34 AM
I'm glad to announce we are offering a new and FAST service to investors and homebuyers. It's a super feature-rich search tool if you: want to be one of the 1st to know as soon as a listing hits the market want to know where the foreclosure listings are in the city you're moving to own a property and want to buy other properties within 1-mile (or your criteria) surrounding it want multiple notifications during the day, week, or month to be one of the first buyers to make an offer want to see where to buy the Kansas City real estate investment property (0 comments)
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