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Good Debt VS Bad Debt

Good Debt VS Bad Debt

Dave Ramsey has become very popular by educating people about how to handle their finances. One of his main topics is teaching people to stay out of debt. Dave teaches to keep your credit cards paid off and to focus on paying off your house. I have friends who follow Dave Ramsey’s financial rules, and… Read more »

5 Ways to Save Money on Rehabs

5 Ways to Save Money on Rehabs

Having brokered over 2,000 houses in my career, I have worked with investors as they experience the highest highs and also the lowest lows. Here are 5 valuable tips for anyone considering using real estate to make money: 1). I’ve seen one of the most important ingredients to a successful investment is how the investor… Read more »

3 Reasons you Never Hear the TRUTH about Self Directed IRA’s

3 Reasons you Never Hear the TRUTH about Self Directed IRA’s

I want everyone to know the truth about self-directed IRA’s. I’ve been working full time in real estate investment since 1999. I remember back in 2001, an investor friend of mine, named Lawrence, told me he was buying and selling real estate out of his self-directed IRA. Lawrence was very excited about the self-directed IRA… Read more »

How to Make Money Flipping Houses in Rural Areas

How to Make Money Flipping Houses in Rural Areas

Several years ago, a friend of mine, Larry, was living in a small rural community of about 30,000 people and had been renting a house for several years. He came to a point where he was ready to buy a house of his own to settle down in with his new wife, and that’s when… Read more »

Capitalization Rate Calculator

Capitalization Rate Calculator

Since 1999, my career has been focused on buying and selling real estate, over 2000 houses to be exact, and I’ve learned a lot of lessons the hard way. I was thinking about return on investment today and wanted to share my experience. Return on investment is one thing when you’re brainstorming with the calculator… Read more »

Cheap Houses vs Good Houses

Cheap Houses vs Good Houses

For real estate investors like myself there’s a certain appeal when we hear “cheap houses” or “cheap house for sale”. I’ve seen the phrases a lot lately and it’s reminded me of an important rule that Realnet follows, buy houses that are valuable, not houses that are simply “cheap”. Early in my career, my acquisition… Read more »

How to Get Started in Real Estate Wholesaling!

How to Get Started in Real Estate Wholesaling!

Investing in foreclosures is risky business. Growing up in the north I heard the old saying so many times when something sounded too good to be true “…and if you like that I have a piece of waterfront Florida real estate I like to sell to you!” It’s true, investing in Florida foreclosures is a… Read more »

The New Market

The New Market

I decided to write this market update because I feel that the market has changed so fast, it’s almost as if a light switch has been turned on. My concern is that the general community does not understand how massive the change we have experienced this year is. Six months ago, properties took much longer… Read more »

What happend to all the Cheap Houses?

What happend to all the Cheap Houses?

A lot of people are asking themselves what happened to all the cheap houses. Florida’s real estate market has changed so fast in the past six months, it’s hard to believe. The past few years, properties have been selling for well below value, some houses were even selling for less than half of the cost… Read more »

Tampa, Fl – Where houses are cheaper than cars!

Tampa, Fl – Where houses are cheaper than cars!

The Tampa, Florida real estate market currently provides excellent investment opportunities for individuals who are looking to purchase real estate for rental. Realnet connects investors with bank foreclosure real estate and Cheap Houses that will generate cash flow. We understand the importance of earning a high return on investment properties, and we have news for… Read more »