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Why Raising Private Capital Makes Sense

By |November 15th, 2016|

Those individuals who let me use their cash and/or credit to get my deals done are people I’m truly grateful to have in my life. You might think that anyone who participates with me are my friends and family. While I do get to know them and feel very close to them over time, it’s [...]

3 Great Reasons to Invest in Multifamily Properties

By |November 8th, 2016|

There’s no doubt about it… Investing in multifamily properties can’t be beat! (At least not for me.) While I can give you a lot of reasons for my decision to buy multifamily properties to rent my units out to the good people of Charlotte, North Carolina, there isn’t enough room to go into depth right [...]

12 Reasons to Invest in Charlotte, North Carolina

By |October 25th, 2016|

Why Charlotte? I get this question a lot, so I thought I’d write an article giving you the reasons I invest in properties in Charlotte, North Carolina. There are several, so buckle in and get ready to learn why it’s not just me who invests there, but people from all over the globe! Now let [...]

6 Great Reasons Why You Need to Play Cashflow 101

By |October 4th, 2016|

One of the best ways to learn the rules of real estate investing… and investing in general… is by playing the Cashflow 101 board game. Created by Robert Kiyosaki, the new version offers even more insight into different investment strategies and new ways to expand your financial intelligence. That’s the end goal of playing the [...]

Why the Deal Comes Last!

By |September 13th, 2016|

As a real estate entrepreneur I talk to a lot of people every week. Some are other investors; several are potential investors who want to participate with me in my transactions; some are very new to investing. I can tell they’re new because they are heavily focused on “the deal.” They will say, “Where are [...]

Why You Don’t Need Money to Invest in Real Estate…

By |September 6th, 2016|

As a real estate entrepreneur and investor I hear a lot of things from a lot of different people. For example, something I hear most is that you need money to invest in real estate, which couldn’t be further from the truth. If that were true I wouldn’t have the properties I do now… and [...]

Want Success? Practice the 70/20/10 Rule!

By |August 30th, 2016|

For years I’ve been in leadership sales training for Fortune 500 companies. What that means is I’ve trained top-level executives in the best sales practices so they can boost their company’s bottom line. Ultimately, what that boils down to is teaching them a few new skills and getting them to practice the 70/20/10 Rule. Ever [...]

How do you continue on your path and build your business/team? Stop Thinking; Start Doing! -II

By |August 11th, 2016|

In Part I of "Stop Thinking; Start Doing!” I covered topics meant to help you start moving forward in your investing life. That is my hope anyway. I want to motivate you to do more in real estate investing. While my expertise is in long-distance investing, yours can be in any form. Or you can [...]

What Is the Difference Between Long Distance Investing and International Investing?

By |July 19th, 2016|

What’s the difference between a rabbit and hare? What’s the difference between a tortoise and a turtle? These are crafty questions my young son asked me recently and it got me thinking… Well, at first I chuckled. Then realized it’s somewhat like explaining to investors the benefits of long-distance investing vs. international investing.   I’ll [...]

What´s All the Hub-Bub about BREXIT?

By |July 12th, 2016|

What if one day you woke up and everything had changed? For example, you turn on the news and learn that your country had severed ties with the European Union. Even if it didn’t come as a surprise, it’s still a shock. You’d be thinking, uh-oh, now what?! That’s what happened to the people of [...]