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March 1, 2020

The other day I saw one of those so called “cutsey” commercials where the narrator talked about the dread of the “Monday morning blues” and 5 more days till the weekend.

I hate those commercials as it always seemed to me that some ad agency is implying that the majority...

January 29, 2020

Many people ask lenders if they invest in certain states. The answer from a local lender may vary by differentiating  what goes on in that particular state. New Jersey is one of those states that might as well be two different worlds  when analyzing a deal. 


July 23, 2019

Tonight's general meeting was a fantastic turnout! (Shout out to Michael Fabiano for helping us out with our tech glitch!)

Marcus Lawson went into details about his first deal. He walked us through how he found it, how he analyzed it (using his spreadsheet), how he...

February 13, 2019

We have to pay very focused attention when we qualify property for purchase. It is a special attention called due diligence. Put another way, we say; “Caveat Emptor”, or “let the buyer beware”. What it means is that we, as investors, are responsible for discovering inf...

It takes more than home improvement know-how to make the big bucks in rehab properties. In order to be a successful investor, you need to know what needs to be repaired – in addition to knowing how to do it. You also need to know how to work with others.

Even if you fan...

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