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How to Find and Buy a Foreclosed Home
 
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Are you looking to buy a foreclosure? Foreclosed properties can be one of the best ways to get a cheap property, but understanding this murky world can be difficult. In this video from BiggerPockets, Brandon Turner (author of "The Book on Rental Property Investing") shares the three different things people mean when they say "Foreclosure" and also offers four tips for finding great foreclosure deals! Learn real estate investing: https://www.BiggerPockets.com/
Views: 333980 BiggerPockets
Rental Property Investing 101 - Get Started in 8 Steps
 
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Thinking about getting involved with rental properties? Looking forward to the wealth and passive income that rental properties can bring? This video is designed to help you learn the eight steps needed to begin your rental property investing 101 journey. Taught by Brandon Turner, author of "The Book on Rental Property Investing," you'll learn how to: - Make a Plan - Choose your market - Build your team - Figure out Your Financing - Start getting leads - Analyze deals - Offer and Negotiate - Close and Manage And much more. Enjoy!
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How to Use the 50% Rule to Analyze a MultiFamily Investment Property
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com - The 50% Rule is a great tool for quickly estimating the potential cash flow from a real estate investment. This video will walk you step by step through the math and show you how quickly and easily a cash flow estimate can be - for any size real estate investment.
Views: 108154 BiggerPockets
An Intro to BRRRR Real Estate Investing [Fixer Upper Rentals!]
 
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One of the greatest strategies to make money in real estate is known as the "BRRRR" strategy- which stands for "Buy-Rehab-Rent-Refinance-Repeat." In this quick video, Brandon Turner (co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast) gives you a crash course in how to use BRRRR to build your real estate portfolio fast!
Views: 118561 BiggerPockets
Should You Get an LLC For Your Real Estate Business?
 
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Should You Get an LLC For Your Real Estate Business? Maybe... maybe not. In this video, Brandon Turner, host of The BiggerPockets Podcast, shares the dirty detail on what an LLC is, what it isn't, the pros, the cons, and even what you can do instead.
Views: 98665 BiggerPockets
How to Flip Houses - Five Steps to Success
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/flippingbook Have you always wanted to flip houses but don't know how to get started? Let this video be your introduction into the world of house flipping by sharing the 5 steps you need to follow in order to find success as a house flipper. Transcription: Hey this is Brandon with Biggerpockets.com and today I'm going to show you how you can flip houses in 5 easy steps for fun and for profit. Alright! So you want to start flipping houses. I don't blame you. Flipping houses can be fun, exciting, and inspirational, and very dangerous if you don't do it right. I really don't want you to crash and burn with your real estate flipping. So let me show you the five steps that I follow when I flip a house. Step # 1: Plan What kind of house are you going to flip? Where are you going flip at? And, how are you exactly going to complete it? These are all really important questions that you need to answer for yourself before you start house shopping. You need to determine where people in your community are buying houses and start there. Also, what kind of properties are people buying? Three bedrooms? Big garage? Basement? Until you answer these questions and formulate a plan don't jump into a house flip. Step # 2: Get your Financing Figured out How are you going to pay for this flip? Because, most bands don't like funding flips, so, if you don't have the cash you may need to get creative. One of the common methods used to fund a flip is the hard money lender. And if you plan on using the hard money lender, you better start looking for them right now and talking with them, building that relationship. If you don't know any hard lenders in your area, you can find them for free in your state by visiting biggerpockets hard money lender directory by clicking this link right here or you could watch a video I made on how to find a hard money lender by clicking this link right here. Alright let's move on to step # 3: Buy smart When it comes the time to buy a property not any old property is going to cut it. You've got to buy smart. An easy tool to use is called the 70 percent rule. And basically, it goes like this: First, figure out how much the house will actually sell for once it all fixed up. You might want to talk to a realtor for this. Multiply the number by 70 percent. So, track out your repairs, and badabing badaboom you got an estimate on the price you can pay. So take some time and actually do the numbers and make sure it works. And be conservative in your estimates. If you think it would sell between 140 and 160, go with 130 and then double your repair cost and then double your timeline. Trust me. If you want real comfortable and knowing exactly how much it cost to fix up a property then make sure you pick up a copy of biggerpockets presents the book on estimated rehab cost, which comes free when you buy the bigger pockets presents the book on flipping houses -- also an amazing book. If you want a copy click on the little book icon right here. Alright moving on, Step # 4: It's time to step remodeling the home If you plan to do all the work yourself (and I don't recommend it) you better get started. But instead you probably are going to higher some contractors. Get to really make sure that the contracts are licensed, bonded, and insured. And you got to manage your flip like a business not a hobby. So have rules , systems, budget, and schedules to make sure everything runs smoothly. Finally Step #5: Sell that flip Make sure you price your house so quickly, in other words don't be greedy. You want that house to sell as fast as possible. You may want to also consider staging your house. Which means decorating them with flowers, furniture, painting, rugs, flowers, whatever you can to make it look "oh so cute." So hopefully, if you had a great plan, with conservative with your numbers, manage your flip effectively and sold it quickly. You now made a nice side-able profit that you can roll into the next flip. Now if you guys enjoy this video, I really need you to help me out and do three things. Number 1: click the thumbs up sign here on YouTube to tell the" Google Gods" that you liked it. Subscribe to the channel by clicking the link right here. Finally come send me a colleague request over the bigger pockets.com
Views: 129589 BiggerPockets
7 Things I Desperately Wish I Had Known When I Started Flipping Houses
 
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Learn more: https://www.biggerpockets.com/ When I first decided to flip houses… I was a bit arrogant. I thought, “how hard could this really be? I mean… it’s just like the TV shows, right?” Wrong. I’ve spent the last decade buying both rental properties and doing house flipping, and I’ve learned a LOT. Sometimes I wish I could go back and give myself some advice. But I can’t. However - i can do the next best thing: I can share that advice with you. Therefore, in this video I give you: seven things I desperately wish I had known when I started flipping houses. Read more at https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog
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Hard Money Lenders - Where To Find Them and 4 Tips to Get Funded
 
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Click This Link to Learn How to Find Hard Money Lenders and Get Four Tips to Get Your Lender to Say Yes! http://www.biggerpockets.com/hardmoneylenders | Hard Money Lenders are not mythical creatures or mob bosses coming to take your money. Hard money is simply a business tool designed to help lend money for your real estate investments, (usually a fix and flip deal), though locating hard money lenders (aka private money lenders) can be difficult. This video shows exactly how to find legitimate hard money lenders on the internet AND includes four tips for getting your hard money loans funded.
Views: 74667 BiggerPockets
How to Quickly Analyze an Investment Property
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog Investment properties are everywhere. Hundreds, thousands, maybe tens of thousands (depending on where you live.) So, obviously, it's impossible to go an look at every single one. So how do you choose which ones to look at, what to spend your time analyzing, and how the heck do you even analyze it? I've had a few questions lately about how I analyze an investment property - so today I decided to make a quick video showing exactly how I do it. This is not a comprehensive analysis, but just a quick, 5 minute look at what kind of income the property will provide, based on the income, the expenses, and the 50% rule. This property is an actual property, currently listed for sale in my town - so this is about as real as it gets! Check it out, and let me know your thoughts below in the comments. What would you offer on this property?
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6 Not So Obvious Tips From Experienced Landlords
 
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If you're a newbie investor there is no need to reinvent the wheel. Here are 6 tips to help minimize your mistakes and headaches when starting out as a newbie landlord! - https://biggerpockets.com
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How to Buy a Rental Property in the Next 90 Days
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2014/03/08/buy-rental-property/ Discover the 8 steps needed to buy your next rental property in 90 days or less. Also, download a free one-page PDF to help you see the "big picture!" I was sitting down for dinner with a friend the other night and he said to me "Brandon, I want to buy my first property but there is so much information out there. I just want to see the whole process, neatly outlined, so I know my step by step plan." And I thought "Isn't' that we all want when learning something new? We want to see the whole picture, not just broken up parts. Today I want to help you do just that -- learn the step by step process for getting your first rental property in the next 90 days. For those of you who like something tangible to look at, at the end of this post I'll show you where you can download a free 1-page PDF summary of this process- neat and clean, just like my buddy ordered. Alright, let's get started. Step one: Get Pre-Approved. Unless you plan on paying cash (which would be great) you are going to need a pre-approval letter from the bank or other lender. We start with this step because I don't want you wasting time only to find out you can't afford it. Your lender will help you know exactly how much cash you'll need. Step Two: Get in Touch With a Real Estate Agent. Don't just call the name on the park bench by your house. Look for an agent who is willing to spend the time needed to help you get the perfect deal. Get recommendations from others and pick someone you get along great with. The best part is, a real estate agent is paid by the seller- so it's free for you to use one! Step Three: Define What You are Looking For. Let your agent know exactly what kind of property you are interested in. If it's a duplex, you don't want to waste time looking at single family homes. And vise versa. Step Four: Start Looking Yes, you'll actually need to spend some afternoons with your real estate agent looking at potential properties. And like dating, the more you look at, the better you'll recognize "The right one" when it comes along. Don't be afraid of looking at properties that might need a little TLC, but don't get in over your head either. Once you find the right one, you'll need to do Step Five, which is Step Five: Do The Math A rental property is only as strong as it's math. (yes, you should Tweet that) Run the numbers and make sure it pencils out. Be conservative, and be sure to plan for property management, vacancy, repairs, and more. I'd recommend running the numbers through a good property analysis tool, like The BiggerPockets Rental Property Calculator to make sure you are looking at all the facts and figures. Moving On Step Six: Make an Offer Okay repeat after me: I WILL NOT OVERPAY Negotiate with the seller and stick to your math from step 5. You might go back and forth a few times, and you might even lose the deal and have to start over. But whatever you do ... Do Not Overpay. Soon enough you'll get an offer accepted and you'll be ready to move on to Step Seven: Do Your Due Diligence At this point, you want to make sure there are no hidden surprises at the property. Hire a property inspector to walk through every inch of the property looking for potential problems. If you find any, either : suck it up if it's not too bad, ask the seller to fix it if it is bad, and if it's really bad -- walk away. During this time your agent will help you shuffle the correct paperwork between them, your lender, and your title company. Step 8: Close on the Property It's been a journey, but finally you are ready to close. You'll show up to the Title Company (or attorney) and they'll take care of the rest. You might even get some chocolate at the front desk! Once the title and deed are recorded at the county, you'll get the keys and be the proud owner of your very own rental property! Now comes the fun part -- managing your properties. And for tips on that, you'll have to wait for another blog post! Screen Shot 2014-03-07 at 5.27.08 PMAs promised above, I created a simple 1-page PDF of these steps so you can print it out and hang it on your wall or just keep in your files. To get it, simply click the photo on the right and head over the BiggerPockets FilePlace and download it for free! Finally, if you could do me two quick favors: Share this video on your Facebook or Twitter account Leave me a comment below. I love comments and would love to chat more about this stuff!
Views: 177066 BiggerPockets
How Should I Start Investing in Real Estate with $30,000? [#AskBP 073]
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/askbp073 On this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, Brandon shares four different strategies you could use to invest in real estate if you are starting with $30,000. Stay tuned!
Views: 165286 BiggerPockets
Calculating Numbers on a Rental Property [Using The Four Square Method!]
 
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Learn how to analyze a rental property with the unique "four square" method and make sure your next rental property investment is a cash cow! In this video from BiggerPockets.com, Brandon Turner (author of The Book on Rental Property Investing and co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast) shares with you the step by step method for determining the monthly cash flow and cash on cash return for any rental property investment. Calculating the numbers on a rental property doesn't need to be difficult - and this video proves it.
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The TRUTH About Getting Rich Quick Through Real Estate Investing
 
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Don't let the YouTube real estate guru's fool you, real estate investing is NOT a get rich quick scheme! Sure, some investors have made lots of money fast through real estate, but the reality is for most, to achieve massive wealth and passive income through real estate investing, it takes time! In this video, Brandon Turner breaks down this myth and shares advice on how you ACTUALLY can achieve wealth through real estate. We hope you enjoy this video and if you do, please like, subscribe & leave a comment! ____________________ Learn "The Stack" Method in this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDpI4ERTPG8 Join our free community of 1.5 Million other investors on BiggerPockets - https://www.biggerpockets.com
Views: 96956 BiggerPockets
How to Buy Real Estate & Build Your Portfolio Fast! ("The Stack!")
 
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So, how do you buy & real estate & scale fast? The answer... STACK. You know the common advice all the finance gurus teach: Save 10% of your paycheck, put it away in some slow growth stocks or mutual funds, wait 50 years, and you’ll be the richest person in … the cemetery. I don’t know about you - but I didn’t want to take the slow route- I wanted financial freedom faster. So - I jumped into real estate investing. But that can take a long time too. I mean - if you buy one house every few years, saving up enough for the down payment each time, it could take 20 years to get the financial freedom you want. So - if you want to build a portfolio fast, what should you do? Well, my name is Brandon Turner, active real estate investor and author of The Book on Rental Property Investing, and today I want to teach you a powerful strategy that I coined, “The Stack.” Join BiggerPockets - https://www.biggerpockets.com Check out Brandon's books at https://www.BiggerPockets.com/store
Views: 34740 BiggerPockets
4 Reasons New Real Estate Investors FAIL
 
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When starting out in real estate investing, mistakes are inevitable. But they don't all have to be! In this video, Brandon Turner shares the four most common mistakes new real estate investors make that lead to them failing or never even landing their first deal. If you're looking to get started in real estate, this video is a MUST WATCH! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Join our community - https://www.biggerpockets.com Attend a free webinar - https://www.biggerpockets.com/webinar Learn more with our books - https://www.biggerpockets.com/store
Views: 53887 BiggerPockets
How Do I Finance More Than Four Properties? [#AskBP 095]
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/askbp095 Many investors find themselves stuck after four properties, due to financing rules at many banks. In this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, Brandon shares five alternative financing methods you can use to finance multiple rental properties! Don't miss this one!
Views: 56509 BiggerPockets
Investing in Real Estate with Home Equity? [#AskBP 007]
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/askbp007 - In this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, Brandon Turner explains how to tap into your home equity to purchase investment properties. You'll learn the difference between a loan and a line of credit, as well as when (and if) to use each on specific real estate deals. Additionally, Brandon covers the negative aspects of using your home equity, and ends with a story of how his in-laws used their equity to buy an incredible duplex.
Views: 43631 BiggerPockets
FHA vs. Conventional Loans: Which is Better? [#AskBP 045]
 
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When buying a property, homeowners (and house hackers) are often faced with the choice of using an FHA Loan or a Conventional Loan to finance their purchase. But which is better? In this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, Brandon shares his thoughts, as well as the main differences between the two. Stay tuned! http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2015/06/19/askbp-045-fha-vs-conventional-loans/
Views: 81133 BiggerPockets
How Do I Find Foreclosed Properties? [#AskBP 044]
 
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Every investor knows that foreclosed properties can be terrific investments... but how should an investor go about finding them? On this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, Brandon shares his top tips for finding foreclosures, as well as several key red flags to look out for when shopping. Don't miss this valuable show! http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2015/06/18/askbp-044-how-do-i-find-foreclosed-properties/
Views: 74557 BiggerPockets
Flipping Houses vs Rental Property Investing: Which is Best?
 
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Should you start with flipping houses or rental properties? In this video Brandon Turner, host of the BiggerPockets Podcast tackles one of the most common questions newbies ask. . . . Make sure to Subscribe for more of the best free real estate investing education out there. . . Join BiggerPockets - https://www.biggerpockets.com Join a free class - https://www.biggerpockets.com/webinars BiggerPockets Book Store - https://www.biggerpockets.com/store
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How I Purchase My Rental Properties (The Four Step Process!)
 
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Looking to purchase rental properties? Not sure how to start investing in real estate? Not sure how to find & fund deals? Well you're in luck! In this video from BiggerPockets and Brandon Turner, bestselling author of "The Book on Rental Property Investing" and "How to Invest in Real Estate," you'll discover how to find, finance, and purchase rental properties - no matter what your financial position currently looks like! In the words of Brandon, "This is how I purchased my rental properties." Listen up! https://www.biggerpockes.com/
Views: 29036 BiggerPockets
How to Find Private Money for Real Estate Investing!
 
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In this video, Brandon Turner shares the three-step process needed to find and utilize private lenders to fund your real estate investments! Whether you plan to house-flip, BRRRR, syndicate, or something else - finding great private lenders can allow you to scale your real estate business to incredible new heights!
Views: 12056 BiggerPockets
8 Stupid Mistakes My First Year Investing In Real Estate
 
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In your first year as a newbie real estate investor, you're bound to make a few mistakes, but you don't have to make THESE newbie real estate investor mistakes. Brandon Turner shares the 8 stupid mistakes he made in his first year starting out in real estate investing to help you learn in hopes that you don't make the same! Brandon talks about flipping, house-hacking, buying deals, & more! If you enjoyed this video make sure to hit that thumbs up and leave us a comment :) _______________________________________________________________________________________ Join our free community of real estate investors! - https://www.biggerpockets.com/ Shop BiggerPockets Books - https://www.biggerpockets.com/store Join a free live webinar - https://www.biggerpockets.com/webinar
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How to Retire in Three Years Through Real Estate Investing
 
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Are you looking to retire in the next several years? Here's how real estate can get you there - no matter where you are starting from! Read more at https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog
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10 Awesome Strategies For Finding Great Real Estate Deals!
 
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https://www.BiggerPockets.com If you are looking to invest in real estate - it all begins with a great deal! But what's the best way to find these cheap properties? Today, Brandon Turner (Co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast) shares his top ten strategies for finding low-priced houses for sale.
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What is a Good ROI to Look for When Investing in Rental Properties? [#AskBP 024]
 
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10%? 15%? 20%? We can talk about finding good deals all day long, but what does that even mean? That’s the question Brandon dives into today on this episode of the #AskBP Podcast! You’ll learn how to calculate ROI and why a simple “cash on cash” ROI might not be enough to give you an answer. Stay tuned! biggerpockets.com/askbp023
Views: 60325 BiggerPockets
Pros & Cons of Airbnb Rentals
 
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Cut through the Airbnb hype—both positive and negative—and learn the pros and cons of short-term renting your home. Join BiggerPockets - https://www.biggerpockets.com More content from James & Erin - http://bit.ly/2xMWLWt Visit their site - http://www.jamescarlsonrealestate.com/ Follow James & Erin on Facebook - http://bit.ly/2xMFL2N
Views: 34375 BiggerPockets
7 Tips For Managing Rental Properties
 
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Learn how to manage rental properties and the keys to successful rental property management! Buying a good rental investment deal is the first step, but often what can make or break a deal is knowing how to manage rental properties and be an awesome landlord! Here a 7 tips to do just that! Join our community of 1 MILLION investors - https://www.biggerpockets.com Check out Brandon's books - https://www.biggerpockets.com/store
Views: 14580 BiggerPockets
How I Quickly Analyze a Rental Property for Cash Flow | BiggerPockets
 
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Looking to invest in rentals? Well, if you don’t have the right math going into a property, you’ll never get the right profit coming out of it! That’s why in this video I’m going to show you how to quickly, easily, and correctly analyze a rental property for it’s cash flow potential. We’ll dive deep into a real-life property that popped up on the MLS today and I’ll show you the exact steps I use to decide how much to offer. Enjoy!
Views: 276578 BiggerPockets
Real Estate Investing Rules You MUST Know (The 2%, 50% & 70% Rules)
 
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If you're getting started in real estate investing, then you need to know about these 3 rules of thumb (The 2% Rule, 50% Rule, & 70% Rule)! These rules are basic math equations geared to help you quickly estimate the cash flow of potential real estate investment properties! In this video, Brandon breaks down each rule with examples, for you to know how to use each one. But, rules are meant to be broken. Brandon not only demonstrates how to use these rules but also why they aren't always true. We hope you enjoy this video and if you do, make sure to LIKE, Subscribe, & leave a comment! ___________________________________ Join our community of +1.5 Million other real estate investors helping each other build wealth through real estate investing! - https://www.biggerpockets.com Check out Brandon's books - https://www.biggerpockets.com Ask a real estate investing question in our forums - https://www.biggerpockets.com/forums
Views: 59803 BiggerPockets
How to Get a Real Estate Loan - Five Tips For Getting Approved!
 
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Are you looking for a real estate loan or mortgage? Getting a "yes" from a lender (whether it's a private lender or a traditional bank) is NOT a mystery. Simply ask yourself these five questions and make sure you can answer with a definitive "yes" so you'll hear a definitive "yes" from your lender!
Views: 9774 BiggerPockets
How to Analyze a Real Estate Fix and Flip using ALL the Numbers
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/calc - This video will walk you through the step by step process I use to analyze a real estate fix and flip, using the new BiggerPockets Fix and Flip Analysis and Reporting Tool. Additional Links: http://www.biggerpockets.com/real-estate-investing http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2013/03/29/how-to-invest-in-real-estate-with-no-money/ http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2013/02/09/how-to-start-investing-real-estate-young/
Views: 39614 BiggerPockets
The #1 Real Estate Investing SCAM That You Can Avoid!
 
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We've all been exposed to it at some point whether on the radio, Instagram, Facebook, or YouTube Ads... Real estate investing gurus and "educators" offering dreams of huge paychecks and fast money. Expensive cars showcasing a luxury lifestyle that can be yours in a matter of weeks, all you have to do is sign up for a free course! Well, the unfortunate truth is the majority of these ads and online real estate gurus are in the business of only selling dreams. We at BiggerPockets want you to be aware of this scam that can cost THOUSANDS of dollars, credit card debt, and wasted time! We believe that you should NEVER pay for real estate investing education and we hope that you feel you never have to as well. If you enjoyed this video, please make sure to give it a thumbs up, subscribe, and leave a comment! Join our free community - https://www.biggerpockets.com
Views: 47770 BiggerPockets
Should I Get a Home Equity Loan or a Cash-Out Refinance to Buy a New Property? [#AskBP 078]
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/askbp078 On this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, Brandon shares his advice for a listener who isn't sure what the best loan product to pursue for his new property. Discover the major reason Brandon would choose one of those options over the other!
Views: 63538 BiggerPockets
How To Use A HELOC To Buy Real Estate
 
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In this video, Brandon Turner shares how to use a HELOC (home equity line of credit) to fund your next real estate investment! A home equity line of credit, popularly known as a HELOC, is what people can use if they have already purchased a home and have some equity tied up in it. For example, if someone purchases a home for $100,000 with an $80,000 loan and has paid down the loan to $60,000—all while the house has appreciated to $120,000, then the owner can take out a HELOC to tap into the $60,000 of equity they have on the property ($120,000 value minus the $60,000 loan outstanding). They can then use this for a down payment. Pros - It’s a cheap financing option in terms of interest rates and closing costs. - You can pay it off whenever you like. You pay on the outstanding balance, not the entire HELOC. Cons: - You are losing the equity in your original home and increasing the cost to retain it. - Most HELOCs have adjustable rates. This does not allow you to easily predict your financing costs. Strategy A HELOC is a great way to jump start your real estate investing if you’ve already purchased a house and have significant equity in it. This is a great financing option for almost any strategy. You can use it as a down payment for buy and holds, for rehab costs on a fix and flip, or a combination of the two.
Views: 14774 BiggerPockets
Can You Really Invest in Real Estate W/ No Money Down?
 
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Real estate investing takes a lot of money... right? Or what about all those late-night TV gurus telling you that it's possible to invest with no money down? Is that a thing? In this video, Brandon Turner (Author of The Book on Rental Property Investing and The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down) shares his thoughts on the concept, as well as some real-life tactics for investing in real estate with no money down.
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Should I Pay Cash or Leverage My Real Estate Investments? [#AskBP 027]
 
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Ah... the classic debate. Cash vs. leverage. Which is better? In this episode of the BiggerPockets #AskBP Podcast, Brandon shares his thoughts on the debate and provides some interesting commentary that will help you decide the best path for your investing. Stay tuned! http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2015/05/26/askbp-027-should-i-pay-cash-or-leverage-my-real-estate-investments/
Views: 42495 BiggerPockets
5 Tips to Make the Most of Your Real Estate Appraisal
 
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www.BiggerPockets.com - Your house is under contract and your just about to the closing table - you've just got one step left... The appraisal!
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6 Critical Lessons Newbies Need to Know About Real Estate Investing
 
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I was 21 years old when I bought my first investment property. I’d like to pretend everything went smoothly - but that would be a lie. Sometimes it was downright messy. Why? Because I didn’t really know what I was doing! That’s the story for most newbies. It’s a scary thing venturing out into the world of real estate when you don’t have a lot of experience. I still remember the fear, the uncertainty, the excitement… it all comes with the territory. It’s my goal here at BiggerPockets to help you avoid the mistakes that I made in my real estate journey, and to help you find your own path toward success. Therefore, let me share with you six critical lessons that every newbie (and advanced investor, I suppose) needs to know about investing in real estate.
Views: 70172 BiggerPockets
How Do I Screen Tenants in Low End Rentals? [#AskBP 011]
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2015/05/04/askbp-011screen-tenants-low-end-rentals/ In this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, learn how screening tenants can change slightly depending on the kind of property you are screening for. You'll learn the screening processes Brandon is willing to compromise on, and the few that he absolutely won't! If you rent to tenants in the "sub-$800 per month" rental market, this is a can't-miss episode!
Views: 29950 BiggerPockets
How to Analyze a Multi-Family Rental Property | Deal of the Day | Lewiston, Maine
 
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On this week's episode of Deal of the Day, we are analyzing a fourplex in Lewiston, Maine. Using the BiggerPockets Rental Calculator we will be able to see if this property will cash flow and ultimately make a good deal for BP member, Al Smith! Join us and learn how to analyze potential investment properties. Calculators - https://www.biggerpockets.com/calc Use Discount Code: "analyze" for 20% off lifetime PRO membership Pro Page - https://www.biggerpockets.com/pro Do you want us to analyze a deal for you? Go here to submit - https://www.biggerpockets.com/forums/88/topics/425427-deal-of-the-day---requests-form?page=1#p2663684
Views: 111758 BiggerPockets
6 Tips for Picking the Right House to Flip
 
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http://biggerpockets.com - Do you want to make a million dollars in real estate? It all starts with the right house! Check out these great tips to learn what you want to look for when it comes to choosing the right house to flip!
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Rental Property Walkthrough | Investment & Deal Analysis (Denver, CO)
 
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Plan to purchase a rental property in the future? This video shows a full rental property analysis useful for any real estate investment. Dave Meyer, real estate investor and vice president of growth at BiggerPockets, does a complete walkthrough on a 4 bed, 2 bath, 1/2 duplex in Denver, CO. He also shows you how to calculate the return on investment for the property to determine whether you buy or pass on the opportunity. To learn more about real estate investing visit https://www.biggerpockets.com/
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What is Seller Financing and How Does it Work? [#AskBP 074]
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/askbp074 Investing in real estate from a distance can be a great option for investors… IF the property manager is a rockstar. But how do you find a great manager when you can’t simply walk into their office? That’s the topic Brandon discusses today on the #AskBP Podcast. If you ever plan to use a Property Manager, this is one show you don’t want to miss!
Views: 20958 BiggerPockets
6 Vital Tips for Becoming a Rockstar Landlord!
 
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Learn more: https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog - Are you looking to become a rockstar? Well - it's probably too late for you. But if you are looking to become a rockstar LANDLORD -this video should help! Without further ado - here are my top six tips!
Views: 24513 BiggerPockets
Getting Started in Real Estate Investing in Seven Basic Steps
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/ubg Do you want to invest in real estate, but don't know how to get started? This video is going to walk you through the seven steps you need to understand in order to find success as you begin investing in real estate. This video was created using information from the BiggerPockets Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Real Estate Investing - which you can get for free at http://www.BiggerPockets.com/ubg. Enjoy!
Views: 389727 BiggerPockets
How to Use the 2% Rule When Evaluating Rental Properties? [#AskBP 083]
 
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http://www.biggerpockets.com/askbp083 In this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, Scott Trench talks about one of the “rules of thumb that many real estate investors talk about - the 2% rule. Scott explains how this rent to price ratio is used when looking at particular kinds of properties and properties in different parts of the country. You’ll learn when and where to apply this rule, and learn about the areas where it has little relevance, and why. Don’t miss this episode on a controversial BP topic!
Views: 15367 BiggerPockets
How Do I Determine the After Repair Value (ARV) of a Property? [#AskBP 012]
 
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The ARV (After Repair Value) is one of the most important numbers to know, whether you are a flipper, landlord, or wholesaler. On this episode of the #AskBP Podcast, learn how to find the ARV through the use of comps, as well as a discussion on where to find the perfect comps for any property. Stay tuned!
Views: 31408 BiggerPockets
3 Ways Newbies Can Quickly Make $1,000 Per Month Through Real Estate Investing
 
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What would you do with an extra $1,000.00 each month? Sure - maybe you'd love to be super rich someday, but a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Today, I want to show you how to take that first step - earning $1,000!
Views: 128661 BiggerPockets