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I Learn As I Teach

There Are Experts Everywhere

I give weekly talks related to Real Estate Investing topics. I call these RISE Talks to coincide with my other RISE products: RISE Boot Camp (my 3 day Real Estate Investor Transformational Weekend) and RISE Advisor which is this Blog. I usually talk about topics that I have a lot of experience in and that I am generally good at, or at least better than most people. I have given 3 RISE Talks on Lease Options and tonight was a topic on Nothing Down Creative Financing.

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Is The Fear of Failure Stopping You?

There are many things that can stop people from becoming a Real Estate Investor. One of the most common is the Fear of Failure.

The Fear of Failure is quite simply a fear that you have that you will fail. People have been brought up in a society to do things in a predefined way. A “normal” way. Go to school. Get good marks. Get a good job. Buy a house. Get married. Raise a family. Retire and Die…or something like that.

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Should I Change My Business Plan?

A question I get asked a lot is whether or not you should change your business plan or investment strategy once it is written. My answer is always, absolutely. It is very rare to find someone who hasn’t changed it to some extent.

When starting out in Real Estate Investing, you should always have a Business Plan. Your Business Plan will help keep you focused and it get’s you to think about what it is you want to do.

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Habits and Beliefs are Keys to Success

Habits and beliefs may be stopping you from being successful.

When you were growing up you were told to go to school, get a good education, get a good job and start a family. This was the “normal” thing to do. You were told this by the people around you and you were taught to believe it.

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Quit Your Job in Only 1 Year

 

It’s Easy When You Know How. Probably the most common goal you have when you look at Real Estate Investing is to be able to quit your job in only 1 year.

So, maybe you are sick and tired of your work or you don’t want to put up with the day-to-day grind anymore.

The biggest mistake you could make is looking for the get rich quick method and fall into the trap of looking for the quick money investment.

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Motivation, Not Desperation

Find people who want your help

When looking for motivated people make sure you are looking for people that want your help. Not people that think just because they are desperate they will use your service. Or that you are taking advantage of them.

Motivated people are people who are experiencing some unforeseen circumstances and are looking at your offer as a solution to their problem.

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The Fear of Real Estate Investing

The Fear of Real Estate Investing

What’s Stopping You?

Most people you talk to think that Real Estate Investing can be a good investment. They have heard all the stories about how so-and-so made it big in Real Estate Investing.

They have also seen the TV shows that show these same types of success stories. These shows are usually doing fix and flips. In real life, not all fix and flips are successful.

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Don’t Be Afraid of Debt

Good Debt and Bad Debt

Most people are afraid of debt. Most people have experienced debt or currently have some debt.

Yet most rich people have tons of debt.

There are two kinds of debt: Good Debt and Bad Debt.

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Is Your Home Considered an Investment?

Is Your Home Considered an Investment?

It is a Real Estate so as a piece of Real Estate it will appreciate and gain value over time. As an Investment, it’s like putting in money in GIC and you are investing it and its growing and year after year it accumulated wealth through the power of appreciation. Depending on the market it will probably do well for you. Appreciation varies anywhere from 2-5% depending in the area that you are, some places are flat some are more than that like metropolitan areas.

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Make More Money by Exercising

Make More Money by Exercising

What I am talking about here is exercising, feeling good, giving you more energy. Today is January 31st 2015 and I just completed 31 days of exercising. Everyone thinks you cant exercise every day, sure you can. The type of exercises that you need to do, let’s qualify that.

Everyone thinks they need to get up go to the gym spend half an hour or an hour on a treadmill, workout with weights for another half an hour. So you are at the gym for an hour an hour and a half and then it takes them half an hour to get there and half an hour to get back. So by the time you get your workout, you probably invested about 2 hours of time. What I have, is I have this little multi gym, I get in there and do maybe 30 minutes in total. What I do is a simple set of what is called giant set. I know a little bit about exercise I used to compete, I was a bodybuilder at one time and I didn’t compete there but I was a powerlifter and competed there.

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