6292 Culvert In Progress!

Posted by Leandra // July 18, 2018

I’ve been meaning to post some progress photos of our latest renovation in San Jose. We are less than two weeks from being on the market now! Attached a a few photos of the progression of the project, it’s been so much fun and rewarding to see this house come together! 

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Flipping Houses Is A Challenging Side Hustle, But It Can Be Done

Posted by Leandra // July 11, 2018

The time commitment required for house flipping makes it more challenging than your average side hustle. Successful house flippers know that it takes time to complete a flip from beginning to end. Besides searching for the property to flip and purchasing it, you must pick which renovations and finishes are needed, and then find a […]

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A Quick Primer To Buying Rental Properties

Posted by Leandra // July 5, 2018

Buying a great rental property is a huge undertaking, so you should gather as much information as you can before you even start looking at properties. Just knowing that a good rental property creates revenue and pays for itself, is simply not enough. Here are some basic ideas that will guide you in your search […]

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3 Questions To Consider When Creating A Buyers List

Posted by Leandra // June 27, 2018

The buyers list is one of the most important weapons for a real estate investor. Having access to buyers at all times will help you make deals faster, and this is the key to getting the most out of your investments. If you move fast, you’ll pay less in holding costs and move on to […]

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Creating Drought-Tolerant Curb Appeal: 6 Ideas You Can Implement Right Now

Posted by Leandra // June 13, 2018

Many areas in the United States, including California, are in a state of drought. (You can use this map from the United States Drought Monitor to see what conditions are in your location.) Your area might even have restrictions on the use of water for lawns and gardens. Luckily for home sellers, water conservation doesn’t […]

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6 Helpful Tips For Using Google Earth And Google Maps As A Real Estate Investor

Posted by Leandra // June 6, 2018

Researching properties is the key to getting the best returns on your real estate investment. Luckily, Google Earth is a free research tool that’s become an essential for many investors. Not only will this technology help you make better decisions, it can also save you time, as you’ll see. You’ve probably already used Google Maps […]

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4 Reasons To Stage Your Home, Even Thought It’s A Seller’s Market

Posted by Leandra // May 2, 2018

If you’re planning to sell your home this year, you might think that you can ride a seller’s market all the way to a great return without much effort, especially if you live in a more competitive housing market where inventory is low and demand is surging. Even though it might be easier to sell […]

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New Project – Culvert Dr. San Jose

Posted by Leandra // April 18, 2018

We’re super excited about this off-market south San Jose house by the foothills we just purchased.  We are working with an engineer on a few minor structural changes and plan to start demo in a few weeks once our permit is ready!  Oh the joys of working with the San Jose Building Dept., but all […]

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7 Tips for Selling Your Rehab Property Fast

Posted by Leandra // April 11, 2018

So you’ve finished the renovations, and your rehab house is ready to sell! You might feel like celebrating, but your work has actually just begun. Unless you have multiple properties on your plate, your money will probably be tied up in your rehab, preventing you from taking advantage of other opportunities that might come along. […]

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Is Investing in Out-of-State Properties Is a Good Idea? 7 Aspects to Consider

Posted by Leandra // March 21, 2018

Investing in real estate is already complicated, and investing in out-of-state properties is even more so, especially if the property is far away from where you live. However, investing in an out-of-state property can be an effective way to diversify your portfolio. If you live in an area where real estate is very expensive, like […]

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