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Dave Dinkel’s Insights: Greatest Fears #15

Door Knocking: I’ve heard it’s successful but it’s my Greatest Fear. #15 in the series

One of the most productive ways to find deals is to actually door knock and talk to the homeowner.  My wife, Nancy, loved doing this whenever we bought a property in a neighborhood. As soon as we had access to the […]

Dave Dinkel’s Insights: Greatest Fears #14

Who Do I Ask When I Have a Problem – Greatest Fear #14

This fear is one that can be justified but easily overcome with some understanding about who you should be asking.  There are always well-meaning but uninformed individuals willing to help – but their advice is what can really get you in trouble.
The […]

Dave Dinkel’s Insights: Greatest Fears #13

Greatest Fear #13 – I Never Get Deals but I Make Tons of Offers

I hear it frequently that students are frustrated with making offers and not getting deals.  Their biggest complaint is that other investors and prospective homeowners are paying above the list price for homes.  I agree that is happening and quite a […]

Dave Dinkel’s Insights: Greatest Fears #12

Greatest Fear #12 – What if My Advertising Doesn’t Work?

Advertising can be very inconsistent even for seasoned advertisers who find something working today that doesn’t work a month later. Advertising is not designed to close deals with sellers; rather the idea is to give the investor a lead that he must then convince the […]

Dave Dinkel’s Insights: Greatest Fears #11

My Greatest Fear – Hedge Funds and Foreign Buyers Take Every Deal 

In the past year or so, major institutional players have come into the real estate market.  These buyers are generally thought to be hedge funds set up for the sole purpose of predominately buying single family homes (SFH).  Occasionally, they do buy multi-family […]

Dave Dinkel’s Insights: Greatest Fears #10

My Greatest Fear is  – “I have no money or credit to buy a property, what can I do?” Series #10
One of the most fascinating and highly profitable aspects of real estate investing is the fact that in many deals, the buyer needs little or no money to actually complete a deal.  In addition, investors […]

1031 Exchanges are a Real Estate Investor’s Secret Weapon

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In the ever-changing real estate market, it is important to stay on top of what options are available to you when it comes to real estate investing.  There are tax strategies that are geared specifically for the savvy real estate investor.  These strategies allow you to diversify your portfolio while deferring capital gains […]

A Residential Landlord’s Roadmap To Evictions

Contributed by: ROY L. WEINFELD, P.A.
Phone: (305) 358-9045
WWW.WEINFELDLAW.COM

As a Residential Landlord, you may have to travel a long and winding bumpy road to evict your tenant. However, when you drive with perfectly aligned tires, and make a right at the fork in that road, then smoother evictions lie ahead.
In Florida, traditionally, you may evict […]

Everything You Need to Know About Real Estate IRAs

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The last few years have been a wild ride for investors, real estate and stock market investors included. But as we survey the opportunities that present themselves, there is a constant. At the time of writing this guide, there has been a blank slate providing investors the opportunity to plunge in and get […]

Beating the Competition

One of the valuable and commonly overlooked tips I teach investors to use to beat their competition is called “working the Pendings”.

Realtors are taught to “work the Expireds” in hopes of getting new listings for their inventory. This is a great strategy for us investors also, but even more lucrative is working the pending and […]