Real Estate Investors: Rebuilding a Nation, One House at a Time

Investing on February 21st, 2013 Comments Off on Real Estate Investors: Rebuilding a Nation, One House at a Time

The other week, we were overwhelmed by all the positive feedback from facebook, personal emails, and at the New England REIA that Wednesday.  It was in response to a very unique Rehab Chronicles featuring the former owner of a distressed property we purchased.   (Watch the video below) As she and her friends went through her […]

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Ask Nick: Does Disclosing My License Hurt Deals?

Investing on August 26th, 2011 No Comments

Hi Nick, Good work on the Rehab! I’m actually licensed now. I’ve been working in Boston from mid June leasing Apts, but now want to take it higher with the investment part of it i.e. wholesales etc. I’m just wondering if I’ll have to always disclose the fact that I’m a licensed agent on contracts […]

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Use Your Listening Skills to Strike a Win-Win

Investing on November 4th, 2010 No Comments

Why Listen? Think about your first step when working with motivated sellers: Build Rapport People do business with people they like and have a connection with. If you want to make a connection with a motivated seller, begin by listening. Learn to ask questions to get the other person talking about his or her situation.  […]

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Patience with Sellers Pays Off

Investing on June 14th, 2010 Comments Off on Patience with Sellers Pays Off

Patience is a Virtue… …especially when dealing with some of the distressed sellers who call us in this business.  Once you’ve got your direct marketing going out to your lists of motivated sellers, you’ll start receiving calls.  And if you are anything like I was, you’ll be scared stiff during the first few. BUT… do […]

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Unmarked Bills and Double Eagle Gold Coins…

Investing on April 5th, 2010 1 Comment

Being in the business of working with distressed homeowners, we real estate solution specialists see an awful lot. …Foreclosures, short sales, mismanaged properties, out of town owners, medical problems, etc.  But, this story is definitely one of the more odd encounters I’ve had. A wholesaling student of mine recently came across a deal in New […]

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Setting a Good First Impression with the Seller – Part III

Investing on March 15th, 2010 No Comments

In Parts I & II, you’ve learned some tips on how to communicate non-verbally with the seller and build relationships. Now, to Business All that said, you’ve passed their initial judgment, built rapport, and have finally moved on to the part where you walk through the house for the inspection. As you walk through, make […]


Setting a Good First Impression with the Seller – Part II

Investing on March 12th, 2010 No Comments

Yesterday, I began the topic of how to speak to potential sellers.  Today we’re going to dig deeper into how you can fine-tune your communication skills and go beyond the first 30 seconds. Find out what you can do for them Once inside their house, remember – they called you for a reason.  They need […]


Setting a Good First Impression with the Seller – Part I

Investing on March 11th, 2010 No Comments

You get out of your car, and look at the front door… “What am I doing here?” you ask yourself. As you start walking toward the front door, you begin to sweat. “I never thought I’d get this far.  I had just become comfortable talking to sellers over the phone.” Breathing heavy, you walk up […]