Wholesaling with Chris Wilson

Making money without money sounds awesome, right? That’s pretty much what wholesaling is and can be applied to real estate. The basic concept is to get a property under contract at a below market price, and then sell that contract to someone else, still below market but slightly higher. You never take title to the

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Tax And Legal Strategies

This last weekend I went down to Chicago (Downers Grove) for a real estate intensive training class. The class was taught by none other than Mark Kohler! He is a CPA and tax attorney who focuses on helping individuals and small businesses build and protect wealth through wealth management strategies – See more at: http://markjkohler.com. It

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Renatus Intensive Training In Chicago

A couple days ago, on Saturday the 23rd I went to Chicago to one of the monthly intensive training sessions that the Renatus group puts on. It was the first such training that I’ve been to because these meetings happen once a month on Saturdays, and until now, I’ve always worked Saturdays. Wow was it

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New Strategies

I’ve been working with Midwest Equity Partner (they have changed their name to Home Invest) over the last year or so, and in all I’ve helped them find 5 off-market deals. This has been a really good experience and I’ve learned a lot of hands on skills that I wouldn’t have been able to pick

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First Short Sale Deal Closed

Well today I closed on my first short sale deal, 3rd deal overall. See below videos. Inside, Outside, Basement The neat thing about this deal is that the seller was so appreciative that we were able to take this problem house off his hands. He owed about $80k on the house, which is way more

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Closed On First Two Properties

It’s been a long summer and I’ve been busy. I got a chance to connect with a couple other real estate investors and we’ve partnered on closing two properties. They both closed last week and these are my first two deals, so I’m super excited. The goal moving forward is to close on five more

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Preparing To Purchase First Property

Well, it’s been a long road but I am finally to the stage where I can think about purchasing my first property. I’ve gone through many of the advanced real estate investing classes with Renatus. Specifically these are the courses I have completed so far: Market Analysis, Understanding Mortgages, Buy and Hold Day 1 & 2,

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Essentials Course Overview

I have finished going through the Essentials course of the Renatus program. There are many things that I have learned from it and I’m excited about moving into the AIT courses, which I will be starting this week. Below are a few of the things that I have learned. Real Estate Essentials This class deals

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