How To Prescreen Contractors To Build A Dream Team

By Robyn Thompson Many real estate investors shy away from houses that need rehabbed because they fear hiring contractors. We have all heard the horror stories of rehabbers who loose their shirt because a contractor took them to the cleaners. I am here to tell you that contractors can be

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Due Diligence – One Year Statute Of Limitations On Declaration Amendments

By Doug Owens Most people who invest in condominiums understand that it is a good idea to check the condominium declarations and bylaws to determine whether there are any provisions that can cause trouble down the road. Examples might be restrictions on me number of units mat can be held

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

New Tips And Trends for Staging Homes

By Pam Christensen Ninety-eight percent of the 257 homes we staged in 2014 sold and our average time on market was under 16 days. Most sold at or over the asking price, including the one pictured below that sold in December for $80,000 over the asking price. That particular home

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ask James – Where to search for a home and how to finance a home purchase

By James Dainard “Is this a good year to invest in a single-family home in the greater King County area?” -Sam of Issaquah Throughout the year and specifically in recent months the market has shown signs of strength and high returns on a wide variety of real estate investments. If you

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education

Doing Your First Deal – Commercial Development

By Wendy Ceccherelli Technically speaking, commercial development is not where a novice investor would be expected to start. But for those members who have been doing residential for a while, or dabbling in commercial investment, it may be the next goal: to actually develop a commercial property from the ground

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education

Death Deeds – A Way To Avoid Probate For Long Term Real Estate Investors

By Doug Owens One thing we know about real estate is that like other types of property, we cannot take it with us when we die. So part of an investor’s planning can be ways to deal with his or her real estate in the event of his or her

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education

Rental Software – Moving Your Landlord Operations Online

By Josh Maher The face of rental management software is changing. In the past, rental management software has been designed for professional teams, managing huge complexes, or hundreds of units. The price point, feature sets, and method of access were all designed around a person being dedicated to the task

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education

Sales For Investors – The Million Dollar Skill

By Marishka Pilch Like many new investors, I began my journey studying various real estate investing strategies, bouncing from one to another, always eager to learn about the next shiny object. I have spent A LOT of money on my real estate education. And I don’t regret for a moment

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ask James – Flipping ROI & Selling Tips

By James Dainard “What a signifier you look for when trying to decide on purchasing a property?” – Connor of Bellevue This is a great question, Connor. A lot of different factors go into deciding to purchase a home. I personally believe that with hard work and perseverance any out

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education

Underwater Properties

By Wendy Ceccherelli How do you find over-leveraged (i.e. “underwater”) properties? If you listened to Ron LeGrand at last month’s REAPS meeting, you know that it is possible to help homeowners who owe more on their property than what it is worth in today’s housing market. These homeowners do not

Read more ›

Posted in Training & Education
First Meeting

What Is REAPS?

Download our Newsletter

News Letter