Top 9 Things Every New Landlord Should Know

While a great deal of attention is given to the rights of renters and tenants, landlords also enjoy protections under the law. If you are new to the residential real estate field, understanding your rights and responsibilities can go a long way toward ensuring you have a smooth path to profitability. Here are nine things every landlord should consider before signing their first lease agreement.

#1. Do Your Due Diligence

Checking references and performing a basic credit check before signing a lease will provide you with added information on potential renters. This can help you avoid unpleasant confrontations later and can better make certain you are leasing to quality tenants in your properties. Be sure to check on employment and residence histories; these can often offer greater insights into a renter’s stability and reliability.

#2. Maintain a Safe Distance

In nearly all cases, your renters should pay their own utility bills. This can protect you from unexpected costs during cold winters and hot summers. Additionally, if your tenants decide to move out unexpectedly, this will prevent you from being on the hook for unpaid gas and electric bills.

#3. Insist Tenants Have Renters’ Insurance

Tenants should be insured. This will help protect you from potential liability in case of damage to your tenants’ property should there be a disaster such as fire or flood. In the event a tragedy occurs, you want to be sheltered from lawsuits should your tenant claim you were negligent in taking adequate care of the property. Require proof of renters insurance before handing over the keys.

#4. Pay Attention to Details

Your lease agreement should include detailed stipulations about acceptable activities, prohibited practice and financial matters. Consulting with an attorney who specializes in real estate law in your state can often provide you with added assurance that all contingencies have been considered in your rental or lease agreement. These legal professionals have the experience and knowledge needed to protect your interests effectively in the real estate market.

#5. Don’t Be Afraid to Evict

Unpaid rent represents a drain on your financial resources and revenue streams. If your tenant fails to live up to his or her obligations to you, begin eviction proceedings immediately. Rather than discussing the matter at length, it is generally best to involve your attorney during the initial stages. Financial discussions can easily become heated; by allowing your lawyer to speak for you, you can ensure the most positive outcome without the risk of a nasty or confrontational encounter.
#6. Maintain a Financial Buffer

Even the best tenants can suffer monetary setbacks. By planning for the worst, you can be ready when rent payments are late or don’t turn up at all. Most experts recommend that you keep at least six months of reserve cash on hand to weather unexpected financial difficulties due to tenant evictions, repair costs or other emergency expenditures. By saving up for a rainy day, you can protect your ongoing profitability from your rental ventures. To keep things organized you should also setup a separate bank account for your rental income and expenses.

#7. Stay on the Right Side of the Law

Familiarizing yourself with the legalities of renting or leasing a property in your city and state can help you avoid some of the most common and costly mistakes new landlords tend to make. Many municipalities offer a helpful guide for tenants that outlines their rights under the law. This document or brochure can also provide you with valuable information on your own responsibilities and restrictions when renting or leasing a property. You can also google “landlord laws in Phoenix” or “landlord laws in Arizona” for information on your city or state.

#8. Make Your Expectations Clear

Even if the allowable activities of your tenants are spelled out in the lease, it’s a good idea to discuss key issues with potential renters during the first interview. Some of the most common points of contention include the following:

  • Can tenants repaint, change the carpet or otherwise remodel the property?
  • What type of damage/repair costs may be taken out of a security deposit?
  • Who is responsible for minor and major repairs? First $100 is tenants responsibility?
  • What activities constitute a breach of the lease agreement?
  • In the event of a late rent payment, when would a late fee apply and how much would it be?

#9. Do a Walkthrough at the Beginning and End of a Lease

And get it signed by all parties. Typically, you would be there for the initial walk through, and both parties would sign. This would be a place that a tenant can note any existing damage to the property, essentially clearing them of any sense of responsibility later on or upon vacating the residence. Most often, they would have an additional set time—48 – 72 hours is usually reasonable, but you should check with your attorney—to add any further issues they find upon moving in and getting settled. Be sure to keep this document in a file to compare upon move-out.
By discussing these matters upfront, you can often achieve an amicable relationship that can lead to increased profits and reduced tenant turn over. These nine guidelines can help you achieve a higher degree of success and better financial reward as a landlord. Be sure to take advantage of all the tools and resources that are available to you before making your move into this often lucrative, yet sometimes high-stakes endeavor.

Should You Invest In Property? The Rise in Rental Prices Indicate Yes!

According to leading CNN Money experts, homeownership rates are currently at all time lows. Rental prices, however, are increasing steadily and are driven in part by increased demand and lower turnover among current renters. Forbes Magazine recently noted that San Francisco, California, is experiencing the greatest annual increase in rental rates at 14.9 percent; however, other cities across the U.S. are also seeing significant upward movement in the rents charged for residential properties.

With potential rental revenues on the rise and real estate prices remaining largely stable, now is a great time for investors to realize greater profits by diversifying their portfolios to include residential rental properties. Making the move to property management can be a financially rewarding step. Still not sure if investing in income property is the right fit for you? Here are three reasons why you may want to consider becoming a landlord in 2015.

Reason #1: Affordable Investment Properties Are Available

Although the Federal Housing Finance Agency reports continuing increases in the cost of residential properties in the U.S., this overall trend has not yet reached critical mass. Affordable homes and rehab properties are still widely available throughout the country and can provide real options for aspiring landlords. By performing the necessary due diligence on properties under consideration, investors can often achieve higher revenues from their rentals and increased value at the time of eventual resale. Online real estate platforms are available to project likely appreciation and cash flow for properties, allowing even new-to-the-game investors to make the right moves in the real estate marketplace.

Reason #2: Timing is Everything

With residential rents continuing to rise, the potential for profitability is, as expected, also increasing. Recent data released by Zillow indicates that renters should expect to allocate approximately 30 percent of their monthly income to housing costs. This is in sharp contrast to the 15 percent paid on average by homebuyers across the country. For investors, this 15 percent differential represents solid profit and increased revenues that can be used to leverage further purchases and rehab costs. Most real estate analysts are in agreement that now is the time for investors to make their move in the residential real estate market.

Reason #3: You Have the Right Tools for the Job

The innovative and unparalleled algorithms used by the Revestor online search service are designed specifically to help real estate investors determine which properties are best suited to their financial situations and management plans. This cutting-edge tool incorporates a number of key indicators to provide the most accurate predictions of profitability. Some of the factors considered by the Revestor system include:

  • Current and projected rental incomes and cashflows
  • Expenses commonly incurred by landlords
  • Home owners association fees, where applicable
  • Projected property taxes
  • Insurance premiums
  • Property management fees
  • Financing and acquisition costs
  • Appreciation rates
  • Rehab costs
  • Return on investment
  • Net profits

These essential elements can make or break a real estate investment strategy. By taking advantage of the information and predictive data available through the Revestor suite of tools, investors can ensure that they are making the right moves in the residential real estate marketplace.

Even with the highly advantageous conditions in play for investors, a fair amount of research and due diligence is still required to ensure the highest degree of profitability from each real estate holding. Tools like Revestor can deliver accurate information to help ensure that aspiring landlords can achieve higher profitability and enhanced revenue streams in the residential rental environment.

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SOURCES:
http://money.cnn.com/2015/05/21/real_estate/rent-prices-rising/
http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurengensler/2015/02/24/rising-rent-smaller-cities/
http://www.fhfa.gov/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/US-House-Prices-Rise-1pt2-Percent-in-Second-Quarter-2015.aspx

Why it’s Smart to Invest in College Towns

College towns should be the first place you should look for investment properties when starting out or as a seasoned investor. They will continue to be busy markets with a consistent demand for housing from students looking to rent since most schools do not have enough on-campus housing. With students are only looking for temporary housing, it gives you the opportunity to add value to the house in-between tenants. Meaning you can increase your rental income.

We searched Revestor.com and found these 11 cash flowing housing markets based around college towns.

University of South Carolina

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University of Southern California // University of California, Los Angeles

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Chico State

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University of Michigan

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Yale

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Duke

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New York University

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University of Florida

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Arizona State University

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Georgetown University

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Ohio State University

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As you can see prices vary from town to town but overall there are a lot of profitable opportunities for investment. Search your favorite college town and let us know what you find! Share your screen shots with us for a chance to be featured on our Facebook page.

GIVEAWAY in Celebration of Our Launch August 15th!

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The Top 5 Key Benefits of Purchasing and Owning Investment Real Estate

So… You may ask yourself, why should you buy or invest in real estate in the First Place? Because it’s the IDEAL investment! Let’s take a moment to address the reasons why people should have investment real estate in the first place. The easiest answer is a well-known acronym that addresses the key benefits for all investment real estate. Put simply, Investment Real Estate is an IDEAL investment. The IDEAL stands for:

    • I – Income
    • D – Depreciation
    • E – Expenses
    • A – Appreciation
    • L – Leverage

Real estate is the IDEAL investment compared to all others. I’ll explain each benefit in depth.

The “I” in IDEAL stands for Income. (a.k.a. positive cash flow) Does it even generate income? Your investment property should be generating income from rents received each month. Of course, there will be months where you may experience a vacancy, but for the most part your investment will be producing an income. Be careful because many times beginning investors exaggerate their assumptions and don’t take into account all potential costs. The investor should know going into the purchase that the property will COST money each month (otherwise known as negative cash flow). This scenario, although not ideal, may be OK, only in specific instances that we will discuss later. It boils down to the risk tolerance and ability for the owner to fund and pay for a negative producing asset. In the boom years of real estate, prices were sky high and the rents didn’t increase proportionately with many residential real estate investment properties. Many naïve investors purchased properties with the assumption that the appreciation in prices would more than compensate for the fact that the high balance mortgage would be a significant negative impact on the funds each month. Be aware of this and do your best to forecast a positive cash flow scenario, so that you can actually realize the INCOME part of the IDEAL equation.

Often times, it may require a higher down payment (therefore lesser amount being mortgaged) so that your cash flow is acceptable each month. Ideally, you eventually pay off the mortgage so there is no question that cash flow will be coming in each month, and substantially so. This ought to be a vital component to one’s retirement plan. Do this a few times and you won’t have to worry about money later on down the road, which is the main goal as well as the reward for taking the risk in purchasing investment property in the first place.

The “D” in IDEAL Stands for Depreciation. With investment real estate, you are able to utilize its depreciation for your own tax benefit. What is depreciation anyway? It’s a non-cost accounting method to take into account the overall financial burden incurred through real estate investment. Look at this another way, when you buy a brand new car, the minute you drive off the lot, that car has depreciated in value. When it comes to your investment real estate property, the IRS allows you to deduct this amount yearly against your taxes. Please note: I am not a tax professional, so this is not meant to be a lesson in taxation policy or to be construed as tax advice.

With that said, the depreciation of a real estate investment property is determined by the overall value of the structure of the property and the length of time (recovery period based on the property type-either residential or commercial). If you have ever gotten a property tax bill, they usually break your property’s assessed value into two categories: one for the value of the land, and the other for the value of the structure. Both of these values added up equals your total “basis” for property taxation. When it comes to depreciation, you can deduct against your taxes on the original base value of the structure only; the IRS doesn’t allow you to depreciate land value (because land is typically only APPRECIATING). Just like your new car driving off the lot, it’s the structure on the property that is getting less and less valuable every year as its effective age gets older and older. And you can use this to your tax advantage.

The best example of the benefit regarding this concept is through depreciation, you can actually turn a property that creates a positive cash flow into one that shows a loss (on paper) when dealing with taxes and the IRS. And by doing so, that (paper) loss is deductible against your income for tax purposes. Therefore, it’s a great benefit for people that are specifically looking for a “tax-shelter” of sorts for their real estate investments.

For example, and without getting too technical, assume that you are able to depreciate $15,000 a year from a $500,000 residential investment property that you own. Let’s say that you are cash-flowing $1,000 a month (meaning that after all expenses, you are net-positive $1000 each month), so you have $12,000 total annual income for the year from this property’s rental income. Although you took in $12,000, you can show through your accountancy with the depreciation of the investment real estate that you actually lost $3,000 on paper, which is used against any income taxes that you may owe. From the standpoint of IRS, this property realized a loss of $3,000 after the “expense” of the $15,000 depreciation amount was taken into account. Not only are there no taxes due on that rental income, you can utilize the paper loss of $3,000 against your other regular taxable income from your day-job. Investment property at higher price points will have proportionally higher tax-shelter qualities. Investors use this to their benefit in being able to deduct as much against their taxable amount owed each year through the benefit of depreciation with their underlying real estate investment.

Although this is a vastly important benefit to owning investment real estate, the subject is not well understood. Because depreciation is a somewhat complicated tax subject, the above explanation was meant to be cursory in nature. When it comes to issues involving taxes and depreciation, make sure you have a tax professional that can advise you appropriately so you know where you stand.

The “E” in IDEAL is for Expenses – Generally, all expenses incurred relating to the property are deductible when it comes to your investment property. The cost for utilities, the cost for insurance, the mortgage, and the interest and property taxes you pay. If you use a property manager or if you’re repairing or improving the property itself, all of this is deductible. Real estate investment comes with a lot of expenses, duties, and responsibilities to ensure the investment property itself performs to its highest capability. Because of this, contemporary tax law generally allows that all of these related expenses are deductible to the benefit of the investment real estate landowner. If you were to ever take a loss, or purposefully took a loss on a business investment or investment property, that loss (expense) can carry over for multiple years against your income taxes. For some people, this is an aggressive and technical strategy. Yet it’s another potential benefit of investment real estate.

The “A” in IDEAL is for Appreciation – Appreciation means the growth of value of the underlying investment. It’s one of the main reasons that we invest in the first place, and it’s a powerful way to grow your net worth. Many homes in the city of San Francisco are several million dollars in today’s market, but back in the 1960s, the same property was worth about the cost of the car you are currently driving (probably even less!). Throughout the years, the area became more popular and the demand that ensued caused the real estate prices in the city to grow exponentially compared to where they were a few decades ago. People that were lucky enough to recognize this, or who were just in the right place at the right time and continued to live in their home have realized an investment return in the 1000’s of percent. Now that’s what appreciation is all about. What other investment can make you this kind of return without drastically increased risk? The best part about investment real estate is that someone is paying you to live in your property, paying off your mortgage, and creating an income (positive cash flow) to you each month along the way throughout your course of ownership.

The “L” in IDEAL stands for Leverage – A lot of people refer to this as “OPM” (other people’s money). This is when you are using a small amount of your money to control a much more expensive asset. You are essentially leveraging your down payment and gaining control of an asset that you would normally not be able to purchase without the loan itself. Leverage is much more acceptable in the real estate world and inherently less risky than leverage in the stock world (where this is done through means of options or buying “on Margin”). Leverage is common in real estate. Otherwise, people would only buy property when they had 100% of the cash to do so. Over a third of all purchase transactions are all-cash transactions as our recovery continues. Still, about 2/3 of all purchases are done with some level of financing, so the majority of buyers in the market enjoy the power that leverage can offer when it comes to investment real estate.

For example, if a real estate investor was to buy a house that costs $100,000 with 10% down payment, they are leveraging the remaining 90% through the use of the associated mortgage. Let’s say the local market improves by 20% over the next year, and therefore the actual property is now worth $120,000. When it comes to leverage, from the standpoint of this property, its value increased by 20%. But compared to the investor’s actual down payment (the “skin in the game”) of $10,000- this increase in property value of 20% really means the investor doubled their return on the investment actually made-also known as the “cash on cash” return. In this case, that is 200%-because the $10,000 is now responsible and entitled to a $20,000 increase in overall value and the overall potential profit.

Although leverage is considered a benefit, like everything else, there can always be too much of a good thing. In 2007, when the real estate market took a turn for the worst, many investors were over-leveraged and fared the worst. They could not weather the storm of a correcting economy. Exercising caution with every investment made will help to ensure that you can purchase, retain, pay-off debt, and grow your wealth from the investment decisions made as opposed to being at the mercy and whim of the overall market fluctuations. Surely there will be future booms and busts as the past would dictate as we continue to move forward. More planning and preparing while building net worth will help prevent getting bruised and battered by the side effects of whatever market we find ourselves in.

Many people think that investment real estate is only about cash flow and appreciation, but it’s so much more than that. As mentioned above, you can realize several benefits through each real estate investment property you purchase. The challenge is to maximize the benefits through every investment.

Furthermore, the IDEAL acronym is not just a reminder of the benefits of investment real estate; it’s also here to serve as a guide for every investment property you will consider purchasing in the future. Any property you purchase should conform to all of the letters that represent the IDEAL acronym. The underlying property should have a good reason for not fitting all the guidelines. And in almost every case, if there is an investment you are considering that doesn’t hit all the guidelines, by most accounts you should probably PASS on it!

Take for example a story of my own, regarding a property that I purchased early on in my real estate career. To this day, it’s the biggest investment mistake that I’ve made, and it’s precisely because I didn’t follow the IDEAL guidelines that you are reading and learning about now. I was naïve and my experience was not yet fully developed. The property I purchased was a vacant lot in a gated community development. The property already had an HOA (a monthly maintenance fee) because of the nice amenity facilities that were built for it, and in anticipation of would-be-built homes. There were high expectations for the future appreciation potential-but then the market turned for the worse as we headed into the great recession that lasted from 2007-2012. Can you see what parts of the IDEAL guidelines I missed on completely?

Let’s start with “I”. The vacant lot made no income! Sometimes this can be acceptable, if the deal is something that cannot be missed. But for the most part this deal was nothing special. In all honesty, I’ve considered selling the trees that are currently on the vacant lot to the local wood mill for some actual income, or putting up a camping spot ad on the local Craigslist; but unfortunately the lumber isn’t worth enough and there are better spots to camp! My expectations and desire for price appreciation blocked the rational and logical questions that needed to be asked. So, when it came to the income aspect of the IDEAL guidelines for a real estate investment, I paid no attention to it. And I paid the price for my hubris. Furthermore, this investment failed to realize the benefit of depreciation as you cannot depreciate land! So, we are zero for two so far, with the IDEAL guideline to real estate investing. All I can do is hope the land appreciates to a point where it can be sold one day. Let’s call it an expensive learning lesson. You too will have these “learning lessons”; just try to have as few of them as possible and you will be better off.

When it comes to making the most of your real estate investments, ALWAYS keep the IDEAL guideline in mind to make certain you are making a good decision and a solid investment.

 

 

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Michael Wolf, GRI & Author

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Rents Continue to Soar

 

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Rents have been soaring across the country, even outpacing home values, according to a recent Zillow report. And it’s not just a big city problem. “Places that were more traditionally affordable are growing more quickly,” said Skylar Olsen, senior economist at Zillow. The reason is the current shortage of available rentals. “Vacancy rates are at very low levels, which continues to push rents higher,” said Andrew Jakabovics, senior director, Policy Development & Research at Enterprise Community Partners.

There is in-turn a lot of pressure on the rental market: Millennials are renting longer, housing inventory is tight and Baby Boomers are downsizing. There’s also been a shift in people wanting to live in more urban areas, where renting is more common. But there just aren’t enough “For Rent” signs to keep up with the demand. Rental construction also slowed in the aftermath of the housing crisis as confidence shrank. “We weren’t building enough so when the economy recovered, vacancy rates got very tight,” said Hans Nordby, a managing director with real estate research firm CoStar Group. “If you don’t build apartments, it pushes rents up.”

Adding more supply will eventually ease some price pressure, she said. “It just takes time to creep down the distribution. People living in the older units now that aren’t as luxurious migrate over to the new luxury units, and that opens up more units.” But it takes about two years for rental buildings to become available in many markets so the relief won’t be immediate.

If you have been wanting to get into real estate investing now is the time. Rentals are going to continue to rise as they are in high demand. Use Revestor.com to see what properties are the best investments for you.

If you have bought a property using Revestor to calculate your investment, we would love to hear about it! Comment below or email us your story: info@revestor.com.

Source: CNN/Money and Forbes

2 Events that have most likely Killed your Momentum and 5 Things You Can Do About it Now!

Have you suddenly realized that 2014 isn’t shaping up to be the year you thought it would be? The fact is activity is at a two-decade low.

Mortgage interest rates spiked in July by over 100bps and in October our Gov’t decided to shutdown and create the longest holiday in US History . These two events (that were out of your control, btw) most likely killed the momentum in your business and now you’re most likely trying to get it kickstarted back up again.

Do you believe we are still in a “holiday hangover” and are you waiting around for things to “hopefully” get better in the Spring?

Here are 5 things you can do (that ARE in your control) to kickstart your business regardless of the events around you.

1.) DECIDE to BECOME a GLADIATOR! When everyone else is waiting in limbo and scared decide that it is YOUR TIME to STEP UP! Be Strong and Fight for your deals to the death. No mercy! Make winning a MUST! Create your own market if you have to!

2.) DOUBLE down on your MARKETING. Yes, that’s right invest in your business when everyone else is scared. Less competition =’s more profit and market share for you.

3.) DOUBLE down on your PITCHING. Just like Anger is a low-level of Rage, Selling is a low-level of Pitching. Sending or handing out e-mails, texts, social messages, flyers and business cards are not activities that will create direct results. Those are touches aka jabs and quite frankly they don’t count. Jabs are fine and are needed for the knockout but the TRUTH is if all you do is Jab you’re weak! If you want the knockout you need to perform your entire pitch on as many prospects as you can as many times as you can. Listen to your intuition and address their objections head-on, then it’s a done deal. If you don’t get through your whole pitch and you don’t get all the objections out-of-the-way it doesn’t count. Imagine, that you and your prospect are connected at the solar plexuses via a cord of light giving you the ability to feel every emotion. Visualize this and you will connect on a deeper level than you ever have before.

4.) DOUBLE your EFFORTS. Work hard, harder than you’ve ever worked before. This alone will allow you to run circles around your competition. There is no such thing as the “4-Hour Workweek”! You know that right? The book’s title was decided upon through a Google Adwords A/B test and one that would create book SALES. If you actually read the book you realize it has nothing to do with a 4-Hour Workweek, it has to do with being effective. The good news is most of your competition just read the title and not the book.

5.) BE a Pro. Dominate the competition and be the Pro who helps Investors buy and sell in your market. “Pro” or “Professional” is derived from the word “Profess” defined as ‘…to affirm one’s faith in or allegiance to a set of beliefs…’ If you commit to your profession/trade and you believe in yourself, your product, your company and your industry others will see that commitment in you and you will attract them into your business.

How to Knock your 2014 Goals out of the Park

We’re more than 45 days into the New Year (more than 10% of the year has pasted us by). Are you keeping up with your new year resolutions? How committed are you to your real estate business goals this year? Have you worked your plan backwards? If not here is your real estate [agent or loan officer] goal setting workshop.

Hit it out of the PARK!

Insert Your Numbers Here:

  • $500,000 2014 Income =
  • 100 Closed Transactions ($250K Average Deal minus Broker Splits = $5,000/deal) =
  • 8 Closings Per Month (2 Closings Per Week) =
  • 10 Escrows Per Month (2.5/Wk (80% pull-through ratio)) =
  • 15 Offers/Applications/Listing Appts Per Month (4 Per Week (shoot for 1 Per Day)) =
  • 300 New Leads/Prospects Per Month (75/Wk, 10/Day)* =

*Yes your marketing should be on 7days/wk

  • 1,500 Touches (Jabs) Per Month* (375 Per Week, 50-100 Per Day)=

*”5 Touch Rule,” touch every new prospect at least 5 times per month

Preferably all 5 touches should be a Phone Call
-Hit them with an E-mail (Attach Revestor Flyer)
-Hit them with a Text
-Hit (add) them on LinkedIn (Use Rapportive to do this, and add something of value to your LinkedIn feed daily) 
-Get them subscribed to Listing Alerts in their criteria (or interest rate alerts if you’re an LO) 
-Get them on your e-Newsletter (the same one you use for your existing database)
-Send them a handwritten note via snail mail

***Find a CRM that does most of this automatically to exponentially increase your results***

In summary, FOCUS in on the activities that create direct results rather than activities that don’t (outsource/automate/use tools for those).

Without leads there are no prospects. Without contacting/jabbing those prospects there are no appointments. Without you getting in front of and closing those appointments by offering value, uniqueness and insights there are no escrows/originations. AND without escrows/originations there are no closings/fundings!

Yes, you will make $500,000 plus per year if you generate/purchase 300 leads per month and JAB 75 of them per day or 1,500 times per month with the right tools. Break it down backwards and break it down daily. Find the rituals/activities that you must focus in on daily and the rest will fall into place.

How to Present Real Estate Investment Opportunities

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Close more deals with Branded Investment Property Presentations
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5 EASY Steps Agents & LOs can use to increase their commissions in 2014:

1.) Find a home-for-sale on www.revestor.com
2.) Use our proprietary interactive investment calculator (Adjust Purchase Price, Rental Income, Expenses, Downpayment, Years Held, Potential Appreciation Rate, etc.)
3.) Hit the ‘Print To PDF’ button
4.) Share the PDF with your Clients, Prospects via Email, Social Media, Networking Events and REI Clubs
5.) Tell escrow to wire your commissions to your bank account!

The Flyer below is just an example…now it’s your turn to try! Export Properties in your area and Make it YOUR pic and YOUR contact info! GO do it NOW…

Example of Exportable Property Flyer