The business of real estate investing is no different than any other business. Our success (or failure) comes about because of our choices. Good or bad, we all have to take full responsibility for our choices. Each choice that you make implements a behavior ...Read More →
I am a big fan of Jack Canfield. As you probably remember, Jack wrote one of my favorite business books of all time called “The Success Principles; How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be”. He also created the “Chicken Soup For the Soul” books.
Jack is a brilliant businessman and his Success ...Read More →
I read a great book recently about procrastination and how to get it out of your life for good by creating new habits. This book is called “Eat This Frog” by Brian Tracy, and it is one that I have read before. But no matter how much we all think we are “cured”, I have found ...Read More →
Tony Robbins once said, “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”
In the property management business, the invisible things can overwhelm you. If you are a small investor who manages a few properties yourself, you have an idea of what I’m talking about. But ...Read More →
Velocity – a quickness of motion.
There’s been plenty of debate here on BiggerPockets.com over the years about whether or not fixing and flipping houses is, by definition, “investing”. I haven’t spent much time thinking about it, nor have I dove into the discussion. Truth be told, I consider myself a real estate day-trader, except the commodity ...Read More →
By Jared James
We have come to that time of the year again, when you need to focus on your B.U.T. Not your butt – I am talking about your B.U.T., or Best Use of Time. It is amazing to me how many people will track their marketing dollars from the previous 12 months to see what actually worked and what didn’t, but won’t ...Read More →
Back in the 1980s New York City Mayor Ed Koch would walk around his city asking people “how am I doing?” He was seeking feedback from his constituents and this made him enormously popular. It was his way of assessing whether or not he was achieving his goals.
Do you ever ask yourself how you ...Read More →
By Anand Patel
Regardless of your preference in music it’s hard to turn on the radio today and not hear a song featuring the musician known as Pitbull. The Miami-born 31 year old artist is also a successful businessman who endorses (and in some cases holds equity ownership) Kodak, Bud Light, Voli Vodka, Sheets energy strips, Dr. Pepper and Zumba Fitness. It’s probably ...Read More →
By Hilary Hale Brown
One of the most fulfilling experiences a group can grow from is that of reaching its goals. In January of this calendar year, myself, the administrative executive of our board of REALTORS®, and members of the YPN committee set our promises to paper. These ranged from things such as a build for Habitat of Humanity in April for Fair Housing ...Read More →
If you work full time and have decided to become a buy-and-hold real estate investor, you have chosen a path that is long, paved with many obstacles, and full of chances to make mistakes. That said, it is also a tremendous way to establish retirement income, secure financial stability, and eventually live ...Read More →