“Let’s make the world’s most EPIC page on how to find motivated seller leads for free… so that any real estate investor can build their business at light speed…”
This page is the result of that challenge:
Over 100 FREE ways to find motivated sellers, real estate investors never worry about where your next deal is coming from.
This is going to be a long post, I’m starting it now and hopefully this will create the accountability for us to finish it lol.
First of all, THANK YOU again for making this channel the number one channel for Indiana real estate on YouTube according google analytics and SocialBlade info for BigReia.com.
Let’s get started…
Actually this post was so EPIC that…
Azam made a video covering the first 41 ways to find motivated sellers for free. The video was over TWO HOURS long and it is great. You can watch it below.
41 Ways to Find Motivated Sellers for FREE…
Azam talked about how you can do this for free, there is a great story of a couple from Canada who did this too. So you CAN get signs out for free without any money, but the cost and ROI makes this basically free either way that you do this.
We love signs and you can do JUST this and never to do anything else. Signs can help pick AND move the houses and properties you get. Here are some other videos about this make sure to check out the 5 grand a week class:
The the main class on signs is here:
There is no other place on the planet where you will learn to do as much cool stuff with signs, they are awesome.
Also here is the full video itself below.
How to make $5,000 a week from signs…
2.) Flyers for Specific Sellers. (Renters)
There are a lot of places to get these done for free like canva. You can also get ideas at places like Lucid. You can also make them yourself in Powerpoint by following online tutorials like this one. Also using MS Word is an option too they have thousands of templates for flyers.
Here are some examples of typical postcards/flyers that realtors use, they suck and don’t do much BUT it is a good place for you to start. Places like PostcardMania and many others work with real estate people and do their marketing for them.
This means that these people are spending MONEY
Since you will rarely compete with a realtor or lender you can partner with them and have THEM pay for the mailings or to get the flyers out. You will send them the realtor buyers and sellers. A win/win.
Make the flyers handwritten and “shi**y looking” lol. Like a hobo was stapling them to telephone poles. I did a class about:
How ONE flyer made me $6,000 – $7,000 a month on AirBNB
You can watch the class HERE.
This is one example of how flyers can be used to make good money because one of our special needs groups is doing over $11,000 a month with the same Model.
Here’s the flyer, below that is a video where I explain how to use this.
You can download the flyer HERE.
3.) Placing Ads.
4.) Door Knocking.
Most people hate this. Most people are broke. That’s not a coincidence. If you learn to cold call and door knock well, you’ll never run out of opportunities. That being said this is a good foundation skill to build upon.
There are a LOT of ways to do this well and build a serious business around JUST door knocking. For example if you work with a charity or NPO group you can have them go out in vans and cover entire areas at once.
Hundreds of houses in a single day
If you close just ONE percent of 300 houses for example and average $10,000 per deal then that is an easy $15,000 a week. That’s if you split half the money with group.
5.) Car Signs.
More people would do this if they knew how profitable it is. I have two friends that have bought and paid off Hummers because of the calls they have generated for me.
You have a few options you can get magnetic sign like this or this. You can get started with one for less than five dollars. Or if it must be free you can try to make your own. You can also get the full car graphics like this. The latter is usually best. Which is why you want to get an Escalade, Hummer, etc.
You need a headline… with teeth.
You do NOT want some branding nonsense like the name of your company with a logo and slogan. NO. You need a headline with teeth. Examples:
“I’ll make an offer for 10% MORE than your is worth.”
“Anna will buy your home for cash TODAY.”
“Anna Buys Houses CASH.”
“Anna buys homes cash!”
“I pay cash for homes.”
How much does an Escalade cost?
The monthly payment is about $1,000 and the cost is $50,000 – $70,000.
Just one deal can pay for that car for YEARS, a few will pay it off entirely. So you only need a few calls a MONTH to be able to pay for that fancy car. We have a few high schools in our special needs program that are doing this right now.
It is easy to understand:
You are basically turning your car into a mobile billboard.
The more attention, the more calls.
The more calls the more deals and the more money you make.
Imagine driving around in a brand new fancy car while getting paid to drive it around. How cool is that lol.
6.) Bumper Stickers.
They need a message and way to respond, usually a phone number
The best way that I’ve learned to do this is to work with a group or organization so the bumper sticker can say “Cook County Special Olympics buys and sells houses” or just the standard “Anna will pay cash for you home TODAY!”
You will tell the group a head of time that the plan is to get as many calls as possible to this one voicemail. Then you will split the money made from those deals with the organization.
You can get hundreds of bumper stickers up and the calls keep coming for YEARS
There are some previous students who have made over $5,000 a week from doing bumper stickers this way. Start small and once you know how to convert into deals then you can expand.
You can avoid paying anything out of pocket as long as you focus on the order of operations I outlined. Make sure your dialog and compliance is on point so you don’t waste calls and business.
7.) Flyers Door to Door.
We have kids do this for extra cash, one teenager made over $600 his first week. That is more than most new real estate investors make in their first year.
Here’s what to do:
First get in touch with a realtor or multiple realtors who have active, pending or recently sold listings in a neighborhood that you want to buy within.
Second you put out flyers to all the surrounding houses about the activity and successes the realtor is having with their neighbor. Something like “132 Main Street (just down the street from you) just got seven showings and two offers” for example.
You are getting seller leads.
You can include “Give me a call and in five minutes I can tell you exactly how much cash you can get for your home TODAY!”
There are two kinds of sellers that reply to this, those that will list with an agent and those that won’t. Since you aren’t really competing with the agent they can get all the retail listings and you can get all the motivated seller leads.
Plus, aside from the money you make with the sellers you work with the realtor will be paying you for the marketing as well. This is a form of “sweat equity” where you don’t pay for the flyers or anything it is just your effort and time.
This is great for youngsters too. They can do flyers and get paid for generating business for investors and for realtors.
This works well for buyers too
You can also just market the houses as well, or do an auction or a massive open house. This attracts attention of other sellers AND it puts money in your pocket because you can get paid per loan application, approved loan application, closing, rental agreement, etc.
There are a lot of ways to make money with this one.
8.) Custom Clothing.
Again you don’t just want company name and logo, you want a headline like we’ve discussed above. This is a good test of your mission statement as well because your company’s slogan/mission should be so compelling that your staff WANTS to wear the message.
If you are working with a charity group for example then that is one way to get people proud of wearing your swag. A hoodie that reads “Anna buys home cash” is something one can easily brag about it when they can say that Anna is a great friend of their group and she splits the money with their organization.
Make the Merch Sellable
When you have a good mission people want to be a part of it. Make the hook so good people want it on their bodies. You can look at some of our other companies like the special needs education, the literacy programs, the handicap adjustments, the DNA and embryo research, etc. and you’ll find great hooks.
“Curing all special needs.”
“No more wheelchairs, for anybody, ever.”
“A world with an average human life expectancy of 250 years.”
“The number one channel on YouTube for Indiana real estate.”
“To make lifelong friends by showing folks around the world how to create generational wealth with Indiana real estate.”
I wonder who those last two are referring to lol.
You can custom clothing at a lot of places like here, here or here. You can also search for a local printer on a site like yelp. You can sell it sites like Zazzle and give a portion or all of each sale to a charity.
9.) Decals on Your Computer, Laptop or Phone. LOL
Should you do this?
You guys probably won’t lol, but when I first became a student I was trained by Millie and she me told me something pretty amazing. On her Apple she has a custom decal for buying houses and in the last six years she has done at least 12 deals from people asking her about it.
That’s two deals year.
That’s at LEAST an extra $1,500 – $2,000 a month…
for over half a decade!
She spends a lot of time at Starbucks though
If you are out and about you NEVER KNOW who you run into or what conversations are missed if they don’t see and learn (without you saying anything) that you can help with their real estate problem.
I thought this was weird and not very profitable but when I did it with my phone I got one buyer and one seller deal in the first three months. Definitely worth it.
10.) Business Cards.
You do NOT want these to look (or be) normal business cards. Start with the size, you want them to be bigger than normal so they stick out and have more room for you headline and copy.
So oversized business cards are a good idea. You can also get folded business cards as well. There are a lot of REALLY cool things you can do with your business cards. There are also companies that specialize in unique business card design. You can also make your own for free.
You don’t need ALL that
Just get a big business card and start leaving them behind at places you go to. Restaurants, gas stations, sports events, etc. Think of your card like a little flyer.
This works really well if you have a service worker like a plumber or somebody leave behind a laminated card/flyer at each of their stops. If it is a magnet or laminated it is far less likely to get thrown away.
11.) Leaving Comments on High Traffic Posts, Blogs, Videos, etc.
This is REALLY underrated. One of the ways that I turned our YouTube channel into the number one channel for Indiana real estate so fast was by using this strategy. A website like Reddit (the “front page of the internet”) gets a TON of traffic and good comments and feedback are read and highly voted.
You don’t want to be spammy like some of the comments we get on our channel. You want to do this right. As you know we do everything with formulas and algorithms so commenting is no exception.
The anatomy of a BADASS and EPIC comment:
1.) Give the poster, or somebody there a genuine compliment.
2.) Agree or disagree with a stated position but in a friendly way.
3.) Provide a TON of evidence and helpful resources and then ask to be corrected if you missed something
(this is how you build a following and NEVER get booted or labeled as spam)
4.) Offer to HELP and ask for you feedback
5.) Compliment again and say THANK YOU
So consider your target, in this case a motivated seller, and ask yourself WHAT are they searching for online. Where would end up? What articles would they be reading? What videos would they be watching? What podcasts or audios would they be listening? What are they reading, listening to or watching?
Then go LOCAL
By going local you can OWN your market so anybody who searches for anything or visits just about any local business resource will come across your EPIC comments.
So local divorce attorneys, marriage counselors, credit repair people, realtors, foreclosure help videos, reddit comments, local online newspaper columns, every single local real estate agent and investor who advertises on pay per click, Yahoo answers, Quora, etc.
Do a quick search on Google
Then make sure that you know of EVERY site that is advertising on your target keywords. They usually have blogs, make sure you are in the comments for each one with an epic and helpful comment.
Just follow the formula:
Here’s part of an exact comment I left, this is a good model to use. I got four deals from this in the past 90 days.
1.) Give the poster, or somebody there a genuine compliment.
Thanks so much for posting this, it is very helpful and I’m sure homeowners in trouble will get a lot out of this.
2.) Agree or disagree with a stated position but in a friendly way.
I totally agree with you that too many homeowners put their head in the sand and get frozen out of fear. They make the situation worse by delaying taking action. I do, however, respectfully disagree that finding help is as easy as making a phone call to a real estate professional.
This is because most realtors, mortgage people, etc. (“real estate professionals”) are either unaware of or unwilling to to learn about solutions for homeowners in trouble.
3.) Provide a TON of evidence and helpful resources and then ask to be corrected if you missed something
(this is how you build a following and NEVER get booted or labeled as spam)
A recent article HERE described how many realtors are unaware of any way to help a seller who doesn’t have equity to list their property. Also last year according to THIS report over half of the sellers who lost their homes in foreclosure did reach out to a realtor or their bank and they just didn’t get any help. Also HERE is a story of a suicide caused by financial pain that could’ve been avoided if they got the right help…
4.) Offer to HELP and ask for you feedback
I say this because while I buy and sell houses and try to help folks in these kinds of situations, I see too many people that get to me too late or not at all. Sometimes they were intimidated or embarrassed to reach out for help or many times they just never knew help was there. That’s why I wrote a book and created an audio book so any homeowners in trouble can get educated on their options for free and without the hassle of worry of a sales person or banker bothering them…
(ask for FEEDBACK)
As a fellow professional in this field I’d love your feedback and to hear your thoughts on this. That goes for anybody else, my goal is to help troubled homeowners so please let me know if you think I’m doing that or what you suggest I do to improve. I welcome and would love your input.
5.) Compliment again and say THANK YOU
Again THANK YOU for posting this and for offering to help folks, I read your story and I’m sure your dad is building boats upstairs and while looking proudly down on you. Thanks again Mike! = )
Okay so that is an example of an EPIC comment that will get read, stay visible, get engagement, help people and drive you traffic.
There is another way to leverage this…
12.) Create Infographic Magnets.
On top of just leaving comments to get traffic you can also turn popular and viral content on the internet into lead magnets for you and your business website. There’s also post I made on how to make $500 a day by making infographics here.
First, find a popular article.
Second, summarize the article in an infographic.
Lastly, share a link to your page (with the infographic) on the article page.
This gives you more high quality links but it ALSO helps your people digest good content more easily.
Here’s a REAL Time Example
In searching for this topic of driving traffic and getting business by leaving comments I came across this helpful article about reddit comments on StartupBros.com by Will and Travis Levell.
Here is a summary of that in an infographic that I had one of the kids make, you can see it below:
Again you go read the original post here:
The original post is here.
I left a comment there as well. This is a technique that helps everybody because their readers get more clarity potentially, the message spreads and each of you gets a new back link to your site.
Much of the traffic I used to get our channel going came from getting and answering questions from local sites, threads and conversations.
How to make an extra $500 a day making infographics?
Remember to check out the post on this HERE, you can also watch the video below and Anna will explain everything.
13.) Email Signatures. ($35k/year from this?)
About 6% of the investors I screened said that they have ever done this. Everybody has heard of it. When you get an email sometimes at the bottom the person will have a message that says something like:
“I love referrals”
“Cash for homes.”
“For all your real estate needs.”
These are better than nothing but still not as good as it should be.
You need to look at your email signature as a lead generator for the people who need to sell their home right now AND the people who may need to in the future. That second group is much bigger.
“Anna will buy your home today for a fair price and close on a date that you choose.”
Even that isn’t as good it should be, remember think of your signature as a HEADLINE of an ad. You need to get quality clicks.
You should say stuff like this:
“Anna will buy your house for cash today, get my free book ‘5 Ways to Sell Your House by Friday’ by going here.”
“Anna buys houses. Get an offer on your house in the next 3 three hours, just go to my site here.”
“I lost my job, was behind on payments and facing foreclosure, Anna was a Godsend!” Get Jose’s whole story (and how I can help you) here.
What to include
You should personalize it by using your name. Also you want to have a carrot to giveaway, something specific that you will give them as a freebie. You can also use a testimonial.
I started using a signature in two sets of emails. One was on accident. I was emailing some of the parent’s on my son’s soccer team and in the group email I accidentally included my signature.
One of the parents called me immediately and they needed serious help. They were on foreclosure and I was able to get them out of it.
I didn’t make any money BUT I kept the signature
I figured if I can help even one person like that (even if I didn’t make money) it would be worth it.
Over the next 60 days…
I did four deals.
Some were with parents but other were from people I didn’t know who were friends of the parents. They passed my message on to friends who they knew may needed help.
The second part of the test was the immediate follow up email I send after making a custom video.
This has done VERY well
Just this week I got two code violation properties that were off-market.
I will take a lesson from Azam and not even include the money I’m making from these deals. I will say this though, the email signatures JUST from this group alone will more than double my “job” income.
What about the money from the four previous deals?
The total profit of those deals was a little bit over $35,000.
You can track this by using a special link or an affiliate link to your website. That you know exactly how much is made from this. You can set it once and never touch it again.
So $35k from an email signature line LOL.
14.) Garage Sales.
Anywhere from 10-20% or more of the people doing garage sales are also trying to sell their house. Don’t just call them up or “add them to your list” lol, you want to build a relationship.
Here’s a good start:
– Find out why they are doing a garage sale, what will they do with the money
– If they need money give them my report on 25 side hustles to make money by Friday
– Talk to them about vacant houses in the area
– Use flyers in the area and signs with other sellers
– Talk to other local neighbors and potentially host a neighborhood garage sale Saturday
– Potentially hire them to do your signs, calls, etc.
– Have a great dialog with them so you are the top of the A-pile for follow up emails
We did a test with this this
I only worked on a part of it and the goal was to see how many deals you can do and money you can make just by building a SOLID relationship with garage sale owners.
Of the students who kept with the policies none of them made less than $40,000 for the year.
$40,000 a year as a minimum if you keep this tactic in mind, brilliant results.
15.) Talk to Buyers About Bringing You Houses.
Whenever you market for buyers you want to build a good relationship with each and every one of them. You can have them do all kinds of work for you like posting signs, flyers, making calls, etc. to help them build a side income.
Another thing you can have them do is BRING you houses that they want to move into immediately. Most buyers will not do this but those that they do are HUNGRY. As you build a VIP buyer’s list the ideal thing you want is:
Motivated BUYERS with money.
If you are marketing for lease option or rent to buy type of buyers then then you want them to have money. The more money they have to put as a down payment, the better. So at first “a lot” of money may be $3,000 but soon you want to raise your standards and marketing.
If you have buyers with $15,000 – $20,000 or more for a down payment that is good. Next you want to give them the option of finding and bringing you a list of their dream houses. If a buyer brings you a list of 10 houses that are PERFECT for them and they are ready to move in TODAY… and they have $15,000 for example…
If ANY of those houses works you’re going to make $15,000.
You can do these deals in less than a week, less than a day and in some cases less than a few hours. Like I said most buyers are not this hungry but if you have a lot of buyers and you want to find out who to focus on and who the hungriest ones are then you will find them in this group.
16.) Offer Junk Removal.
This is a BIG one and we do a LOT with junk removal, a lot.
Often a homeowner wants to sell their property but they think it is too trashed to put it on the market. They are right, for a normal retail buyer the place is a dump. For us though, it is beautiful.
The worse it looks, smells and “shines”… the better.
So buy offering to remove junk you can cut to the front of the line and find out if the end goal of the homeowner is to sell. If they are trying to sell then you can buy the property and subtract the “cost” of the junk removal from your offer as well or, depending on the situation do it for free.
Junk removal is a serious business.
The waste industry in general is about a $70-100 billion a year industry, the junk removal is about $20 billion. For more stats on the industry you can check the National Waste and Recycling Association info.
Also you can check Grid Waste which is like a matchmaking service for the junk removal industry. There is a lot of interesting info and stats about junk removal done by the Waste Business Journal as well. You can can also check out this article about getting into the junk removal industry. Here’s another article with facts, stats and trends regarding the junk removal industry.
It is easy to get into the junk removal business…
There are software companies like Vonigo that help junk removal companies grow their companies. There are franchise type junk removal companies like Junk Removal Authority, College Hunks, Junk King, 1800GotJunk, JDog, Eco friendly JunkLuggers, many more. Of you an start your own junk removal business, even as a $300M side hustle.
Why so serious about junk removal?
Do I suggest you start junk removal business right now?
The reason I provided so much info above is that you understand there is an entire industry around junk removal. Most of these business owners are struggling and even failing. The one thing they (almost all) suck at: generating and converting leads.
This is a huge opportunity.
In fact if you can just help them with that then you can own a piece of these companies. More on that later when we talk about JVs. For right now just now that you can offer/market junk removal to get seller leads and turn the actual junk removal leads over to these companies for quick cash.
17.) Get Deals from Contractors.
I made a video on this as well and you can check out the post on how to get motivated sellers from contractors here. Contractors, repairmen, handymen, etc. can be a GREAT source of deals. They are in the neighborhoods, boots on the ground and eyes on prize/s.
People trust contractors
Contractors are let into homes, left alone with kids, etc. They know the personal situations of people in these areas. Usually a general contractor or any kind of contractor just wants to be hired for the repair work.
I have made a few thousand extra a week from my stable of contractors sending me deals. One of my bird dog guys made over $2,500 a week from two contractors sending him deals. Don’t do this the lazy follow the policies in the video and post above and you’ll get deals from this too.
How is an unemployed trucker is making an extra $2,000 by getting motivated sellers from contractors?
The full post is on how to get motivated sellers from contractors here. There are plenty of ways to leverage this one source of deals, I’m doing deals every month from my stable of contractors. Here’s my video from the post above you can watch it below:
18.) Homeowners Who Can’t Refinance. (from mortgage brokers)
Many times a homeowner who needs cash fast will try to refinance their home. They may talk to their mortgage broker or banker first before actually applying. Sometimes their payments are too high, they don’t have enough equity to sell and/or they need cash right now but they don’t qualify.
In general you should almost NEVER refinance your house. This is because at the start of the loan nearly all of the payments go towards interest, at the end it is the opposite as more and more of the payments go towards the principal.
So refinancing just starts the process OVER, it resets the clock
You want to explain this to your friends, families and DEFINITELY your clients. So when a mortgage broker, banker, realtor, etc. has a homeowner who wants to refinance (whether they qualify or not) they can introduce you as somebody who can help.
I have my lenders just add them to my opt-in page and they start getting emails and videos from me. Then when I actually call the sellers up later that day they feel like they are talking to a celebrity lol.
I have two bird dogs making over $7,000 JUST from this source
This is an easy one to do but I haven’t met any real estate investors doing this with any seriousness. This a good, easy one to do.
19.) Vacant and Raw Land Badassery.
There is great post on 57 Ways to Make $5,000 a Month with Raw Land you can check out for more on this. We’ve had a few kids and students go out and do this to make some fast cash on the side.
One way of doing that is to just print this out and share it with sellers and get paid for helping them work on one or two ideas.
Here’s that infographic below:
To download the chart below in a .pdf (for free)…
… just say you love me and click here.
I LOVE the way some of you have used that –
You guys can do this pretty easily and remember if you pick the right places there is NOTHING being done there anyway so there is no opportunity cost. I really like that because you can test a model and make friends at the same time.
Also Azam made a great video going over this too:
20.) Yard Sales.
About 10-20% (at the VERY least) of garage sales are folks who need to sell their home right now or very soon, the same can be said about yard sales. You don’t just want to ask them “Do you need to sell your home” but you also want to do some nurturing.
I find out why they are doing a sale, how would they know this was a big win, what will they do with the money, do they have other side hustles, etc. Then I will give them a free copy of my book and also a list of 25 side hustles they can do for extra cash.
They can work for me too lol
I have found some good bird dogs and sign posters from these folks. They can also talk to their neighbors as well. They can put out flyers, door knock in the area, etc.
When you build a TIGHT relationship with these people it will pay off. Remember we just did a challenge to see how much money your real estate business could make with JUST garage sales and the worst performer made over $40,000 over the course of a year.
Yup, just from gayraj sales.
We didn’t do a full year long test with yard sales, but I bet it would be the same. Get better at getting better.
21.) Home Staging Experts.
There are a lot HGTV shows that have made home staging this popular even and seem necessary. A home staging expert will normally get paid $200 – $3,000 for their initial consultation, which is usually about two hours. Then it usually costs about $3,000 – $5,000 to fully stage a house if starting from zero.
So this is not a “motivated seller”
Any seller that is calling a home stager is somebody who wants FULL price and they can usually afford the time and money it will take to get it. So my stager goes out, does their consultation and then says:
“Before we do any work I have a friend who can get an offer as-is if you want…”
Now the cash offer I make hasn’t worked for anybody yet but the ones on TERMS have worked. So I can explain that the way for them to get the absolute MOST money is by doing a lease option or rent to buy and that has worked.
Check out my class on this because from just one stager I will add an extra $50,000 this year. These are a good source of lease option deals and long term rentals. You can also put pretty houses on AirBNB while waiting for them to sell. Easy money. Plus, if the agents and/or property manager is doing the work then you don’t really do anything to close these deals.
How am I making an extra $50,000 on the side this year from motivated sellers my home stagers are sending me?
The whole story is on the post where I went over how I was getting and how from just one stager I will add an extra $50,000 this year.
You can check out the video below:
22.) Upside Down or “Underwater” Homeowners.
When a homeowner owes more on their home than it is worth, they are said to be upside down underwater. Sellers usually get into this situation but because there was a sudden drop in value or because they refinance at or above 100% of their value.
Either way, when a seller needs to sell an upside down house they need real serious help. They still have a few options, one is that they can come to closing with cash to make up for difference between the sales price and the mortgage balance. They are unlikely to have that kind of money though.
You can still help them
Maybe you do a rental, a lease option, an auction, short term mini-rentals, etc. This can work even if it means that the seller still has to pay out of pocket every month to cover the mortgage payment because that is still better than a foreclosure.
To find these sellers you can market with signs:
“Do you owe more than your house is worth?
I’ll still buy it call Anna now @ 555-1919″
A better way to get a predictable flow of leads is to work directly with lenders and mortgage brokers. Send them business and make money in the traditional ways. Then on TOP of that they can let any of the underwater homeowners know that you can help.
This can be a solid of business
There is a video we made where we talked about this one source of deals being worth over $10,000 every two months. That’s how much one of my bird dogs was making just from lenders sending him underwater sellers. The lenders and mortgage people and realtors will gladly do it because they don’t specialize (or usually even understand) how we can help them.
23.) New Construction Home Builders.
There are a LOT of ways to work with the new home builders. This is one of my favorite ways on the list because it is so fun and easy. First you need to understand how these builders work and then you just need to market regularly for buyers.
I did a video on this
Actually I did a few here is one that goes over the basics:
24.) Massive Open House.
A big open house always attracts nosy neighbors. We have several ways of getting MASSIVE attention like auctions, signs, lotteries, giveaways, etc. We will talk more about this later for now just now that each buyer at an open house can get a flyer but on the back can be the message to sellers who are upside down, need to sell immediately, etc.
Nearly all of our students (myself included) will work with a seller or a realtor and have them say “Wow you did more in one week than my realtors did in six months”.
25.) Housing Swap Ads on Craigslist.
This is an under appreciated source. There is a “housing swap” area on Craigslist where people offer to trade their house for another one. Often they will describe their situation like “Can’t afford need to downsize but can’t afford to sell with realtor either…” so you can help.
26.) Death Notices and Obituaries?
This one is questionable so it is NOT something we recommend. I included it here because this is something that a LOT of realtors and real estate investors do. To see how badly this can make people feel check out this page.
The way this works is that the real estate person searched public records or notices and mails to anybody who recently died with a “Sorry about the death in your family, that sucks for you, but if I can swoop in and steal your home from you let me know!”
There are better ways to find deals
We will talk about those other ways like working with probate attorneys, grief counselors, realtors, etc. This is so that you can find people who have expressed a problem and need/want and ASKED for help. This is a better approach.
27.) The Zillow “Make me Move” Ads.
There are a lot of ways to find deals on Zillow, the “make me move” is an option where (usually not motivated) sellers can put their home up to test the market. Here is a sample explanation from a realtor.
Usually these are not the traditional “motivated sellers” BUT there is a section of this group that are not listing because they don’t think they can afford it. There are deals in these houses in every market that we have tested. If you are high on meth you can try to follow Zillow’s suggested script.
Yes they are actually encouraging realtors to lead generate from the make me move sections. The sellers LOVE only getting calls annoying from realtors and investors lol.
A Beautiful Conversation
If you do nothing else practice having a good dialog with these folks and add them to your Compliance Curve. This is kind of like the garage sale leads because you will find immediate deals but also you’ll get deals over time because you built a good relationship.
Do this the way we teach and you should be able to make at least an extra $3,000 – $5,000 a month. I have a full-person who handles just the make-me-move leads and garage sales.
There is gold here, you just have to mine it right.
This is just like anything else, like Azam says you are either trained and you know what you’re doing or you’re just guessing.
Don’t be guessing.
28.) Start a Facebook Group for Sellers. (in Foreclosure)
This doesn’t have to be just for sellers or sellers in foreclosure, it can be for any troubled homeowner. Or homeowners in general. For example “I lost my job can can’t afford my house anymore” is another good example.
This is great for testimonials as well because you can take screenshots of user feedback and use it in your marketing. Testimonials like this get read much more than your own words.
This is easy to dominate
When it comes to local online marketing, it is pretty easy (with a LITTLE discipline) to become NUMBER ONE. So you can quickly become the number one facebook group for “BLANK” County Homeowners. Notice how I started this post:
“First of all, THANK YOU again for making this channel the number one channel for Indiana real estate on YouTube according google analytics and SocialBlade info for BigReia.com.”
The Indy market is crazy active and competitive. so how’d I get to the top?
It was actually not that hard and in an upcoming post I’ll explain more about that, but it was really simple. Basically I made on super helpful video every day for six months straight, I talked to five people a day in the local market and email all my contacts every week with the best deals I found.
Here I am giving away the secret, why so open with the secret sauce? Because nobody will do it lol.
Now I get good leads calling me from the YouTube
channel almost every day
Everybody wants that but they won’t put in the work. I’ve done with with a few facebook groups too with different kinds of business. This takes time to plant and harvest but by the end of it you can get regular traffic.
29.) Retirement and Nursing Homes.
Don’t do this like an LC. This isn’t just sending them a mailing. If you don’t know my relationship with my father was very much “not ideal”. Then once I got my business stuff going and grew my confidence, I learned a lot and was able to help with money questions.
Dad was impressed. So later when he got sick with Alzheimer’s Disease, he told me that he was happy that no matter what happened he had the comfort of know that I could take of the financial side of things.
It was one of the best moments of my life.
Thankfully we never had to use a retirement or nursing home but many of his friends are there and some of them have really needed help. Their kids and attorneys may help a little but ultimately they need a real professional to help settle their affairs.
This can be selling real estate, managing investments, etc.
DO NOT BE AN A** about this!
Do NOT just show up like an ambulance chasing looking to make a lowball offer to a 90-year old on a feeding tube. First you should go and volunteer. Many of these folks don’t have any visitors and they are sad because they think they are just waiting to die. Go talk to them play games with them hear stories about their life.
THEN do a free class or workshop and settling their affairs, answer real estate questions and how to sell their property for top dollar. Or maybe they want to rent it out for top dollar and create passive income for a loved one.
THAT is the way to do it
Make friends with the elderly, the staff and the family.
Be a helping hand.
Once you do that you’ll have plenty of deals AND you’ll also be able to help these people and give them joy before the leave.
30.) Fire Damaged Properties.
On one flip an investor of mine made almost $50,000, on a single small flip. It was his biggest flip ever. How’d do I find him the deal? Through fire damaged properties, that post explains more. You want to stay on these deals because almost NO investors have heard of this or do it the right way.
Here are seven ways to find deals in the fire damaged properties.
You don’t need to do all of these, I’ve had mixed success as I’ll explain with each one.
1.) Fireman and Local Firefighters
Usually each county in America and each township will have a tight list of fire damage properties or at least calls and properties that have been damaged by fires. You can work with the fireman and hire them as bird dogs OR you can work with a volunteer or charity group of theirs. Or you can set one up.
I set one up so that I can have them go out door to door every two weeks to all the properties and neighborhoods in my areas. They get a lot of credibility as firemen whose groups “buy and restore houses to rebuild neighborhoods and communities”.
The firemen is my best source of these deals so far.
It is also the most fun because groups like firemen are usually not aware of many good fund raising opportunities so this is GOLD for them. They also get to know their communities better so that helps too.
2.) Insurance Agents, Adjusters, etc.
There are a few different ways to work insurance agents. In this case when a seller files a claim and gets a bunch of money, or maybe doesn’t get any because the insurance company is shady, you can be introduced.
I haven’t gotten many deals like this but I have one of my “Badass Bird Dogs” who got a good deal from this last week. The insurance will say to their client “You know I have a friend who buys and sells houses and if you want before you move forward or do any work you can see what kind of cash offer you can for your home today as-is…?”
3.) Twitter and Google Alerts
You can type in any phrase or term on Google and get alerts for it. Like “Johnson County Fire” for example. That will keep you on top of any fires your local media talks about if Google picks up the story.
You can do the same thing with your fire departments Twitter account. If they are regularly updating or posting then they reply to calls, they you can know automatically each time a new fire is being reported. You can part of the first responder team but in a financial sense to put out any financial fires.
4.) Neighbors and People in the Community
Let everybody know that, among other things, you will pay cash for fire damaged properties. So when the you, the firemen, your bird dogs, etc. are out in these areas make sure that this is known.
This has been one of my best sources for deals and you will get the drop on everybody else because you will be the first to know about these deals.
5.) Realtors and Mortgage Brokers
They will hear about people wanting to sell or new updates to the loans, filings, major damage, etc. A good realtor can stay on top of this and have good deals for you ready to go. Usually though your best deals will come from other sources unless this is a hungry agent. We have also done classes to train agents on how to find and sell fire damaged properties, so that can be lead generator too.
6.) Search the MLS
I guess when I say a “hungry agent” I’m really lowering the bar because all they have to do to get started is search the MLS for “fire” or “fire damaged”. I prefer “fire” because it will pull up the fire sale discounted properties too.
Remember to search for your local board of realtors because like in Indy they may have a free search of the MLS available.
7.) Fire Restoration Companies
If you don’t find a good fire restoration company near you, you can always start one. Relax, all this really takes is creating a landing page lol. I’ve used a few signs that said “Fire Restoration” and we’ve done deals but it was not consistent.
It is best to find good local people and work with them and then if you do “start one” (create a landing page that says “Fire Restoration”) then you can drive ppc traffic to it and send business to the handymen and fixer uppers.
Also check out my post about working with contractors and handymen for motivated sellers because they can be a great source of deals as well as good for the research on the property too. You will need to do assess the work correctly, you need an expert that knows what they’re doing.
The SMOKE damage is often worse than the fire damage
In a fire it is the smoke that kills more people than the actual fire. It can also do a lot more damage to the property and the structures. You don’t have to do this with just houses, I have flipped a few office building and commercial properties too. I get the leads the same way.
You can do residential AND commercial properties
Just make sure you take care of your buyers and you’ve done your research on the repairs. You can search for local “We buy fire damaged houses” people and then connect and network with those investors even if they are just selling leads.
31.) “For Rent” Ads.
I’m surprised this took so long to list lol. This is an easy one and in ANY free market in the world you can make good money from this ONE source. There is almost no way to screw this up IF you do this the way that Azam teaches.
CALL don’t email/text, or if you do make sure you actually TALK to them as soon as possible. Remember everything revolves around:
A Beautiful Conversation
As long as you do that and follow up well with your Compliance Curve, you WILL do deals. In EVERY single market in the world you can get your first $10,000 – $30,000 a month with just FREE leads.
By that I mean with leads that are freely available. This is a no brainer. This is easy.
32.) Military Bases.
Often people in the military have to move fast and without notice. There are programs where the military will help them sell/rent their houses out but as a general rule they need help.
The best way to do this is to volunteer and work with this folks so you get to know them. I’ve done a few free classes like “I need to move in less than a week but I can’t afford to sell my house with a realtor HELP!”
These have produced but I haven’t followed up very well
If you are in the military or know somebody who is then this can be an excellent way to help them. I have also helped find renters for military housing as well. That is less money but it helps them out and it is still something.
This can be a very good source of deals and once you build the relationship it is all free business.
33.) Become a List Broker.
Working with a list broker is a great way to find deals. Once you understand how they work, the importance of getting the right criteria and how profitable this can be when the right person sends the right message… you’ve got GOLD.
You can use your skills in targeting the right selects and leverage it with people in real estate. So on top of list brokers there are data places and tools like Click2Mail, RealeFlow, AgentPro247, ListSource, ProspectNow, SonicPrint, USPS, DatabaseUSA, AccuData, PostCardMania, Experian, DirectMail, etc.
Sit down and show a realtor or investor the data
Show them that you know what kind of list to buy and the mailing piece to send. Consider this a marketing test at first. You can explain that you aren’t making any money up front they can pay from the deals that they do.
We have a few kids who make a good full time income working VERY part time doing this. I would say the average is about $250 for these high schoolers who are doing this on this on the side.
You can make 10 times that
They are just getting paid a small fee for each deal that is done. You can make a lot more money and you can talk to screen the leads that reply. Then you can skip the whole middleman part and just do the deals yourself.
We’ve talked about direct mail and what mailing lists to use in the past so just check that out for a better idea on what lists to use.
34.) Estate Sales.
Often these are tied to some kind of a probate situation. The actual property or properties are often going to be transferred to a relative or attorney around this time. There are places like EstateSales.net and Aether that will list and notify about upcoming estate sales.
35.) Property Management Companies Secret Offer.
Whenever a property manager has a vacancy the owner of the property (who hired them) will usually get impatient very quickly. You can get leads from them and referral but that is another item. For this one you are going to be the property management company’s secret weapon.
So whenever a property manager has a vacancy or they have an owner who is paying on a vacant house/unit, they can use an offer from you. Instead of have NO backup plan they can tell the owner that they have a real estate friend who can make a cash offer, do a long term rental or buy the house on lease option RIGHT NOW.
The property manager saves face.
They can tell the owner that they do have a standing guaranteed offer. So the property manager can show they are helping and you get a lead that is generated and nurtured automatically. With this offer they can include your video, audio, book, etc. so the seller can educate themselves.
So once you have a relationship with the property manager they can introduce you and your potential offer automatically. So the ONLY time you hear from a seller is when they are ready to go.
36.) Build a List of Code Violation Properties.
You can make money with this even if you don’t buy a single property. That is what some of the Kids are doing. So the term “code violation” is pretty broad and can include things like litter in the yard and overgrown lawn all the way to open brothels and dead bodies. You want the latter not the former.
Once they are in violation they will often get an orange or yellow sign in the window or in the yard. This will have words like “Unsafe to Occupy”, “Public Notice” or “Unlawful”, etc.
How do you get a list of properties in code violation?
You can check with the local code enforcement officers and your local city government to see how well document or listed these properties are. Sometimes just a visit to your local county office is all that is needed and they will give you a list of all the properties with code violations since is a matter of public record.
Here are 19 ways to get a list properties with CODE VIOLATIONS
So in this case that it isn’t as just calling your local city building, here’s what we do. This is how I’ve been able to build my list of these properties in code violations while it seems nobody else in the Midwest (not just Indiana) has done.
Here’s how we do it…
1.) Contact your local health department.
Find out if they have a list or a partial list and if they can direct you to somebody else for more.
2.) Inspectors have or can build this list as well
Treat inspectors like contractors and place a high value on them. They can have access to many different kinds of deals as well as lists of code violations as well.
3.) Ask your city/ward councilmen’s office.
They often try to have community redevelopment programs so they can help you get this list of properties as well.
4.) Call your zoning and planning department for you city.
You can learn a lot about what the city is planning, zoning maps, new rules and regulations, etc. And, of course, they can potentially tell you about all the code violations properties. Here’s an example of Carmel’s zoning and planning site, there is a lot info there. Nearby cities include Noblesville and Fishers, those are just a few examples.
5.) Visit your city hall and meet with violations inspectors.
You may only get their staff and sometimes they can immediately hand you a list of all the code violation properties, then you go next door and they say it is illegal lol.
6.) Contact your City Secretary or Clerk
This may depend on your area, we’ve done this all over, in Houston, Dallas, Carmel, etc. The results are going to vary because sometimes you just make a request and they can send you over an entire list. Sometimes a partial list or sometimes they will refer you to somebody else.
7.) City Council Meeting’s Minutes.
In some places the properties that in code violations are recorded in the minutes of the local municipalities’ meetings. Go search for you city council’s or county boards meetings (or ask to find out who handles the code violations) and then the minutes from their meetings. Here’s an example of the council’s minutes I’m talking about.
Once you know the section where they discuss this you ask to be sent the meetings minutes as soon as they are available. Or you can hire a VA or a Tot to go download the list every month and update your excel file.
8.) Search for Records by Document type.
Sometimes an area will not upload or share their entire list. So there is another way to deal with this. First take a property that you know has a code violation, then pay attention to what and HOW the city records their code violation.
Now that you know the document type, who it was recorded by and how, now you can search for every filing of that kind of document. I recently did this where I was told that the “property code violation” list was impossible to get because nobody kept one lol. Then I came back with a doc request and that got me the entire list lol. So often the way we are looking at something, or describing it can determine what it is that you get.
Time for opportunity or fear?
They are usually the first to know about the properties around them that get “marked”. They’ll usually know EVERYTHING about the owner’s situation and can help everybody. You can build your network of bird dogs and nosy neighbors and they’ll be like your little spies across the city reporting deals back to you.
A good realtor can make a big difference. They know the areas, they know the inspectors, buyers, rehabbers, etc. You want to have best realtors in those areas staying on top of this for you, as long as you follow our training they will because you will be making them money.
11.) Title companies
They have a lot of access like realtors and they are the first to know if/when a deal falls apart especially if it is because of something like a code violation or even a potential one.
12.) Search the MLS
Look for your local board of realtors and see how you can do a public search of the MLS for free. Indy Mibor looks like this this here. If you can find that then you search for code violations that way under the search criteria.
13.) Investors and Wholesalers
This can be your “We Buy Homes” guys or the landlords or anybody else. Wholesalers often have a good idea about code violations or condemned properties and so I work with them a lot. Sometimes I help them by letting them to things on this list and other times I find the investors for their deals.
14.) Newspaper Carriers and Delivery People
I used to be a paperboy, I noticed the smallest changes in my delivery areas. I knew when people were home and what they were like. I knew who was in trouble and why. I had a LOT of powerful knowledge and NOBODY tapped into that.
Your local Sunday paper is the biggest, find out where it is being printed. This is usually the main HQ or maybe it is at a few different places. You can also look up your local jobs ads and every week the newspaper prints the “Need Carriers” ads, they might as well run the ad it is their newspaper HA.
This is where the deliver people pick up the newspapers for routes.
Go there, WAY early in the morning around 4 A.M. or so, and talk with them. They can be your bird dogs and scouts feeding you info on properties and neighborhoods. They do one deal a year they can triple their income.
15.) Local Police and Code Enforcement Officers
The call to the local police is usually one of my first ones because they can tell you the local hierarchy and who to call if the list is not readily available. The CE (Code Enforcement) may be involved or combined with another group or have a different name.
16.) Fire Departments
I love working with firemen. As I explained earlier we do a lot of deals with local fire fighting departments and groups and they can help us code violations as well. They can get you a full list, a complete up to the minute list of all properties that you need, a partial list or maybe they can just point you in the right direction.
Often cities or munis will have a few landscapers that they prefer to work with and to send business and jobs. Finding out who they are is as easy asking or calling around. They can be your eyes in the neighborhoods and give you updates on condemn orders or notices.
They can also tell you when the city is hiring for work and which properties are the worst headaches for the city and property owners.
18.) Pest/Vector/Animal Control AND Animal Rescue
The most serious of these is vector control but the other ones can also be a real problem. These guys are often the first to know and to be contacted about severe animal hoarding, property decay, insect/pest infestations, etc.
Usually the city will let a property deteriorate but in many cases the city must step in as to avoid a public safety risk. Their hope is to bill the owner later or even to take the property back and resell it. These are headache properties and you can be the first to know about these code violations.
19.) The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
This is can be tricky. You can learn more about how this request process works HERE. You can also see the FOIA process outlined here. An example of a local (Illinois) FOIA request page and online request option is HERE. There are several examples of FOIA letters HERE.
You can download a free version of a FOIA request for a list of code violation properties in a .pdf version HERE. If you want to be able to edit that FOIA Request Form you can download the Word version HERE.
There have been MANY FOIA requests that have won and made a big difference in all of our lives.
Sure there are FOIA wins, but the real question is how will you win? This process is just too tricky to tell for sure what result you’ll have. Sometimes this request has to be made by certain people and only TO certain people, other times it will cost money and other times.
I’ve seen people quote me over $4,000 to make a FOIC request and others have done it free. Sometimes both lol, I was told it would be $4,000 to make the offical FOIA request but after I got to know them they totally waived it.
Don’t underestimate how important the relationships are to all of this.
They are what creates Income Immunity.
The single HARDEST thing for any of your competitors to ever replicate will be the number and quality of your relationships.
That is what will give you monopoly-like and unstoppable power.
It’s All About the Benjamins Baby
(Benjamins = RELATIONSHIPS)
The better you develop relationships with people like neighbors, paperboys or even obvious relationships like with realtors – the more uncommonly well you do those common things (like Rockefeller said) the more immune your income is from these resources.
It is to a point where I can make a post like this and explain to you exactly what Anna is doing with NO FEAR that this will impact business. These relationships have deep roots that most are unwilling to plant and nurture. We build our Nobody Mountain, this is how you “Create the Standard”.
So I made a whole post about 19 ways to find motivated sellers from code violation properties, and I did a video I’ll put it below too. Also below the infographic is the video about making an extra $1,500/week from my list of code violation properties the whole is here.
Also you can check out the post on how to find motivated sellers from fire damaged properties. I’ll also put that video below as well. Good stuff.
Here’s a graphic below that should explain how to turn the list compiling into it’s own side business.
You can download the graphic below in .pdf by clicking HERE.
You can download the above graphic in .pdf by clicking HERE.
Let’s keep going…
37.) Insurance Agents and Brokers.
Legally they are not allowed to share certain details about their clients. They will, however, know about some very important things happening with clients and any investments properties they have. So when the status of a rental changes to vacant for example or when there has been excessive damage by a renter, the insurance agents will know all this.
It is at times like THAT which the landlords are the most likely to want to get rid of their headache property. I have a few insurance agents who introduce me to their clients by saying “She has the number on channel on Youtube for Indiana real estate”.
You have to have the HOOK
When Anna does this and the insurance agents (or anybody else) introduce her by saying what we trained them to say “She has the number one channel on YouTube for Indiana real estate” then they won’t forget it. They will also something important:
“She’s a good friend of mine.”
Remember EVERYBODY wants to be attached to success. So them introducing her is also a benefit to them because they can attach themselves to a success, a “star”. THIS is how you boost your compliance.
Next he will offer her book, audio, video, etc. and the owner will start themselves through the Compliance Curve. We only hear from them when they are ready to go and we NEVER argue on price, terms or any of the scrimmages that those “We buy houses” guys are dragged into everyday.
38.) Get MASTERFUL at CREATING Deals With
Zero Down Structuring.
The better you get at making deals, the further you will go in real estate, business and in life. Below are two classes Azam did on 30 ways to buy real estate zero down and with no loans. He went over every method in depth and in detail HERE.
You don’t need ANY money to get started in real estate and build your oil wells. Anybody who thinks that you need to use money or get loans and put yourself at risk, that person is dangerous to be around and listen to. Don’t.
You can EASILY make your first $10,000 – $30,000 with no money/loans
You just have get yourself trained better.
That’s what these two classes below will do for you. The better you get at understanding these concepts the more you’ll see that killer deals are ALL around if you just know how and where to look.
30 Ways to Buy and Sell Real Estate Zero Down and with NO LOANS…
This is EPIC SH** You Guys…
It is actually more than 30.
Let’s get at it dawg…
Totally brilliant right?
I learned a lot from watching these classes repeatedly.
It isn’t just the concept but that passion that Azam deliver it with.
Oh and it is is actually more than 30 ways.
So that was the first one but there’s another even better one…
30 Ways to Buy and Sell Real Estate Zero Down
It is actually more than 30.
You can also combine these with other things we teach and train and you’ll have an endless supply of deals everywhere you look.
Okay so let’s finish this up…
Let’s get at it dawg…
30 Ways to Buy and Sell Real Estate Zero Down and With No Loans
(It is actually more than 30)
So that was FREAKIN BRILLIANT, right?
When I started seeing how to do these deals, it really changed my life.
It isn’t a joke or a pie-in-the-sky promise you can see it happening in front of you and then you’ll know it is real and that you really CAN do this:
Over 30 Ways to Buy and Sell Real Estate Zero Down and With No Loans and NO Bank. no risk…
(It was actually more than 30 lol)
Remember you can check out the full post here.
Also check out the third and final part of “30 Ways to Real Estate Zero Down” is here.
The main is that instead of getting better at finding deals you want to get better at CREATING them. This will serve you well in all of your dealings. Okay, so let’s move on from those EPIC classes…
39.) Go to Eviction Court and Talk to Landlords and Attorneys.
Going through the eviction process gets old real fast. Paying an attorney hundreds of dollars also gets old so often landlords will go and file their evictions themselves. Remember there are certain rules about eviction that must be followed, but you don’t always need an attorney.
Even if the owner has an attorney or a property manager who is going to court for them to get the judgment, that person is good to connect with. You want to have your cards in as many of those hands as possible and get as many cards as possible so you can have a good talk with them and then add them to your Compliance Curve.
40.) Corporate Headhunters.
Many people who have education and experience and want to find a good job will turn to a headhunter or staffing company. There is a multi-billon dollar dollar industry around headhunters trying to get these kinds of people hired.
The management groups often know personal details about their people, like when their employees are having trouble making their mortgage payments, going through job loss, divorce, etc. Being able to introduce you can be a Godsend to sellers who just need to sell but have no equity.
41.) Inner City Farming.
After Detroit became a food desert in 2012 there was a big surge in inner city farmers or “Gangsta Gardening“. This is a super big opportunity and I made a post about finding motivated sellers with “Ghetto Gardening” here. This is going to be even bigger moving forward and it helps us spread the word of veganism too.
Farmin’ and Gang bangin’
This is really cool and it helps people to help themselves, here’s a video I made about this below and the whole post is here:
42.) Texting Sellers About “Rent to Buy“.
This is one of the easiest and fastest ways to get at “Yes!” from a seller without talking to anybody. In fact, you can do this and have your first potential deal in less time than it takes you to read this paragraph.
Here’s a few examples of what to send:
Would a rent to buy work?
Is this home a lease option?
I may be interested in buying with a rent to buy, would that work? Thx! = )
Remember that whenever you use the word “interested”…
… it should always about YOUR level of interest NOT about seeking theirs. Whenever people ask “are you interested” in something THEY are selling.
We’ve talked a lot about these kinds of deals and what to say/do after they reply with a yes/no or with no reply at all. I won’t get into that here but it is a quick way to get to compliance and get a deal going.
Azam made a video of the first 41 ways to find
motivated sellers for FREE…
43.) Divorce Attorneys.
As I explained, and as I recently learned, the best way to find motivated sellers and profit big time is to do JVs. This is a great example of a JV. Usually a divorce attorney won’t have a War of the Roses situation on their hands, but they often have hostile parties.
They just want to sell.
I’ve had about 10-15 different divorce attorneys that were mentioning me to their clients as a possible option to get a “quick cash offer immediately” if they needed to sell. Sometimes the leads would lead to deals but usually not.
However this IS a great idea, here’s why…
One of my attorneys has sent me two deals in the last three months and the total profit from them is over $40,000. I followed the same exact process as we talked about, the attorneys had an info packet to hand out and I scripted the intro of what they can say to introduce me and to help their people. I’ve made a class about this too.
44.) MLS Listings That are ABOUT to Expire in the Next 7 Days.
Most people have heard of finding motivated sellers by going after and targeting the expired listings market. That is good but that is NOT what I’m talking about here. There is a BIG opportunity with this one that nobody does and from now you’ll what to do.
In this case you will search the MLS and find properties that are ABOUT to expire in the next three, five or seven days. These realtors are usually desperate to get an offer to their seller and this is a PERFECT time to help them out and build a relationship at the same time.
Usually they just want AN offer.
Often with a listed property the seller and the realtor ONLY want full market offers. In this case, however, you will usually find more flexibility and a more likely chance they they will want to discount the price and/or do a terms sale like a lease option.
This is great for an assistant, a VA maybe or a Tot too because they can pull up the listings everyday that fit your criteria and make the offers everyday. You’ll good get deals without even knowing.
45.) Find HOA Liens.
Most sellers only know about their Homeowners Association (HOA) if and when there is a problem, and there have been many problems. Sometimes a disagreement with an HOA can lead a homeowner getting a lien against their property.
A quick way to search this is to ask the HOA for a list of all properties they have liens on do a county search yourself and find out. Sometimes the HOA will name their liens in a specific way or use a certain form or procedure that can make it easier to search public records.
Some people will SELL just to get rid of their HOA
Many times these homeowners are sick and tired of living with the HOA and they just want out. Kelly’s first deal came this and she made $3,500. These are easy to do and there are BIG markets where not a single investor is doing this seriously. Opportunity y’all.
46.) Roofing and Other Expensive Contractors.
A new roof or foundation work is usually a sign that somebody is getting ready to sell. One of the best ways to get deals here is to train your people to say something like this:
“So before I start any of the work I want you to know that I have a friend in the real estate business and she can come in right now and make a cash offer as-is without you paying to fix the roof.”
Or in cases when the seller can’t afford the work
Those are good calls too and with the right intro you can do those deals as well. Basically any time somebody wants to do expensive stuff to their house you want to be there because they are probably doing it to sell and they don’t need to make it pretty for you to buy it.
47.) Midwife Service Providers.
I worked with a midwifery group and I did a free class for pregnant and expecting moms on how to trade your house for a bigger one. I did a few other classes to find the big winners and that was one of them. Midwife services by the way are to help pregnant women through their pregnancy, delivery and to prepare them properly.
Growing families and more kids often means a bigger house, especially if you can help them sell/trade their current one.
48.) Offer Credit Counseling.
You don’t need to offer the counseling yourself because you can work with a company and send people to them. There are some great local credit repair and cleaning companies that will sit down and provide in depth credit counseling for their clients, find them and work with them.
Often people will need help to pay down credit cards, get credit relief, etc. There are also people in this group that are behind on various payments, getting their credit ruined and they are about to get behind on their mortgage payments as well.
There are good motivated seller leads here
Last week I had a client come from this source who had over $60,000 in credit card debt and even though his house was paid off free and clear. Then when he got behind on a few payments his credit score started to drop and he was in a panic.
I was able to help him refinance his house to pay off the cards and then we rented out part of his house to pay off the new mortgage. I made a quick $10,000 on that one. There are good deals to be found with this approach.
49.) “How to Get Your Property on Section 8“.
That is a free class I offer and it brings in good leads because I get frustrated landlords who don’t know how to get steady income. There are a few ways to make money even if you don’t buy or assign the house. I can manage their property, get a consulting fee (usually $1,500 – $2,500) to complete the Section 8 process for them, screen tenants and renters see my post and our class on that, help them with the rehab, arrange private money, etc.
There are LOTS of ways to make money with this.
Also to do the actual class call in an inspector so you don’t have to do or know anything. At the end do a Q&A and then record it because you can use that class as a lead generator itself. My “Indiana Section 8 inspector spills the beans” audio book is a solid money maker.
50.) Motivated Seller “Consulting Fees“.
Some sellers will never be motivated enough for you to make a good deal but by changing how you help them you can change their motivation level. When I first learned this from Azam I thought it wouldn’t make a difference, but I’ve learned otherwise.
When I talk to a seller about doing a lease option or a rental for example, I also include an option where I can walk them through the process as a “Consultant” for a fee of $1,500 – $2,500. I walk them through the process and be a kind of mentor.
How much money can you make doing this?
Here is how I teach my bird dogs to look at and execute this; we’ll say that even if 10% or just 5% of the sellers you talk to want to do this and you talk to 50 sellers a month. That is 100 sellers every two months and five “Consultant” deals.
If you are doing this for $1,500 – $2,500, or an average of $2,000 that is $10,000 every 60 days. An extra $5,000 a month spending ANY more money on marketing or getting even ONE more lead. It’s awesome. Those numbers are easy to beat by the way, I have brand new investors and bird dogs you are doing better than that with this “Consulting” approach.
51.) Motivated Sellers from Rising Property Taxes and Tax Bills.
This is something that is happening the my Indianapolis real estate market. Whenever there is new construction in big numbers then there is a risk that local homeowners will see their property taxes go up. Often these folks have lived in the same house for decades or even half a century or longer and can’t afford the rising tax bills.
They need help.
As always you want to be a Hero and not an LC about this. So go in and really help them out. You can read more about this in my post about how to find motivated sellers from rising property tax bills. You can also watch the video below.
52.) Helping Struggling Business Owners.
This is one of the most overlooked strategies on this list. Day after day so many entrepreneurs lose their and run into financial troubles. The more serious it gets the most likely it is that they will need help with home and their problem will become a real estate problem.
You can help these folks and REALLY make a difference.
There’s almost no group of people in your community that are more vital than the entrepreneurs. It is us BUSINESS folks who make the world go around. So by helping just a SINGLE business you are also helping all the lives that they will improve with their innovations. You can check out my full post on finding motivated sellers for FREE from helping business owners.
I’ll put a video it below too…
53.) Home Giveaway… Yes You Actually Give Away a Home.
Giving away a house is actually a lot easier than it probably seems. I’m surprised more people aren’t doing this because it is really fun and profitable. This is a great way to build relationships with local realtors, sellers and investors. You can become “talk of the town” nearly overnight.
I was largely clueless when I first did this.
It is easy to do and you can check out my full post on how to find motivated sellers by giving away homes for all the details. You don’t need much to do this and you can set yourself up for a pretty big day and do a year’s income in just a weekend. The video is below.
54.) Motivated Sellers from eBay Signs?
This is another simple and cool one that nobody is doing or has heard of, and it is super easy. You can help people sell their stuff on eBay for extra money, or you can have somebody else to do this as a side business. We have some of our Kids and Heroes doing this right now for spare cash. These leads are gold to you because…
… many times they want to sell their homes too.
Think of these kind of like the “junk removal” leads. Sometimes a seller thinks that they need to clean the place up and sell stuff off before anybody will ever want to buy. Helping these folks can be fun and profitable. A Win/Win. I’ll put this video below too:
55.) Auctions With New Home Builders.
One of the big secrets about motivated sellers and doing deals is that you need to be able to CREATE them. It isn’t about finding great deals, it is about having the skill to create them. So if you work with new home builders there are a lot of ways you can help them find buyers.
One great way to help builders is find them BETTER buyers.
If you do this correctly, the way that I’ll show you then you can create an under ground. I have a post where I explain how sending ONE email made me over $90,000 where I explain this more. You can also watch the video below.
56.) Letter to Expired Listings Makes $9,000 a Month… Without Mailing It?
This is the story behind a letter that I’ve been using. I’ll give you guys the exact letter you can go through my full post on how to find motivated sellers from expired listing and how I make $9,000 a month from one letter.
This letter is making me $9,000/month and I’m not even mailing it LOL
These kinds of deals are easy to do repeatedly because you won’t have any competition. I also have bigger deals with this that I’ll be going over later.
57.) In-Person Letter Delivery to Expired Neighborhoods.
Every single real estate should learn how to write copy, which is compliance in print. This will help you build every kind of business faster, easier and from zero. There are many different ways to use the above letter and the exact same process to get paid from local businesses.
Azam goes over this in great detail.
Check out Azam’s EPIC post on copy writing for real estate investors, telling great stories and the saga behind on how this one letter makes me over $9,000 a month and we don’t even have to send it lol. Also the in depth 2+ hour video is below too.
The video from Azam is below too…
58.) Flipping a Deal Right Off Zillow… for 40 Grand?
This is a fav of mine because so many real estate investors think that they need to hunting for “motivated sellers” in the deepest of trenches. No, you just need to be good at providing solutions and the the better you can do that and HELP PEOPLE then the easier deals will be for you to find and create.
Yes you really CAN flip a deal right off Zillow and make 40 grand.
This is one of our Heroes who did this, he was 24 years old and during this deal he was learning to read and write. WTF is your excuse lol. You can check out my full post on how to flip a house right off of Zillow and make 40k. This is also working with builders and developing custom home buyers. The video is blow.
59.) Motivated Seller Leads from Tug-of-War Games.
When Azam first told me about this I knew that nobody else (outside of our team) would ever do this. That’s good news for all the non-LC BigReia.com folks here because this can be a MASSIVE source of deals. You want to schedule a “Tug of War” or similar competition with people who have a high profile in the community because you are the sponsor and their credibility will rub off on you.
How would your business be helped if this weekend you had 20 cops knocking doors with a flyer that reads “Anna Buys Houses”? You can easily break six figures with just this technique alone. You can do that even if you don’t do the deals and just partner with an investor. I love this one, I made a video below that explains everything.
You can read and watch the full post on finding motivated sellers for FREE with Tug-of-War games here.
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I need your help with that and we are adding to this page everyday.
So by leaving your feedback, suggestions and ideas it will help us provide even more and add to this list. We are making this a FREE resource to real estate investors and business builders around the world so your help is appreciated.
Leaving testimonials will also help with the accountability in getting us to finish this too LOL.
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There is a great post and class on the 38 Ways to Buy Apartment Buildings Zero Down with Pet Policies, and here are some other helpful and EPIC posts... for starters as a real estate investor if you ever want to build a business that makes you 30 grand a month then you MUST do this...
Indianapolis Turnkey Remote Real Estate Investing From Out of State?
Here's a class on exactly how to make $30,000 in passive income as an out of state Indy landlord. Exactly how many Indiana rental properties do you need to make 30 grand a month. Anna can you help me invest in Indianapolis turnkey real estate investment properties?
There's also a great class Azam did on how anybody can retire in the next 1-2 years with $30,000 a month in passive income by buying and selling businesses zero down. What about Micro Flipping? We have a great class on how to start micro-flipping real estate zero down from your house and make $500/day, speed wholesaling 101.
There’s also another great class on how to buy apartment buildings zero down that you can check out as well. This relates directly to growing income on rental properties. Speaking of which make sure to check out our epic page on 14 ways to avoid tenants from hell. Also we have a great post on how to make build a "six figure a month" real estate wholesaling business.
Also here is a post on how I did this and I flipped a house off Zillow for 30. Also you can check out the post on five steps to flip a house right off Zillow for 40 grand. You can also check out our other epic post on 57 ways to make money with vacant land.
Here’s another post on how a Hero flipped a house off Zillow and made 40k in a few weeks while he was learning to read. Also you want to check our post on the EPIC $25 million letter and the copy writing lessons for real estate investors, you'll love it. Also you can see how ONE letter is making me $9,000 a month. Also you can check out the post on 101 FREE places to advertise your houses.
Also check out the "SA" class and your REAL chances of create social mobility and income ascension with your real estate business. Brilliant stuff. Also there is a great post on the ONLY way you'll ever make 30 grand a month as a real estate investor and/or business builder. Another brilliant class with a free downloadable Investor Guide is about 19 Ways to Make $10,000 a Month by Helping Tired Landlords.
Plus make sure you check out Azam's post on how to hire a realtor that makes you $10,000 a month... while you sit back with your shoes kicked up on your desk and fingers folded behind your head. Also there is a great post on how to make five grand a week from putting out signs.
Also we have some great posts on 30 ways to buy real estate with no money down. That is a two part series so make sure to watch the second part on the 30 ways to buy real estate zero down and with no loans or credit. I also get questions about our "Epic Flipping" and how to turn $1 into over $25,000 by flipping ordinary items for exponentially high ROI.
And don’t forget our EPIC page on 100 FREE ways to find motivated sellers, we are making the number one page in the world on FREE ways of finding motivated sellers. Also check out how I find motivated sellers from code violation properties, and also how I make over $1,500 a week giving investors access to that list. Speaking of lists, for a list of the "Good People" and My Indy Anna Homeys you can go to our People Page at https://www.BigReia.com/people.
You can also get a LONG list of every contract, piece of paperwork and legal document that you'll EVER need for your real estate business all FREE to download: https://www.BigReia.com/Contracts.
Also perhaps the most important class Azam has done is on the "Frequency of Thought" and how to use the laws of quantum physics to rewire your brain, attract brilliance like a lightning rod and be the best version of yourself. Check out this epic 3-hour class on Quantum Real Estate.
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29k real estate flip in Indy, why we always change batteries in the thermostat when rehabbing houses
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Indy 27k+ real estate flip – how to rehab a house roof when satellite dish installation created rot?
Here's a 27k+ Indianapolis real estate flip: how to deal with roof "dish damage"? Here's an update on a $27,000+ real estate flip in Indianapolis, this is how out of state investors can create passive income with Indy real estate. In this episode you'll see more...
A brand spanking new 20k BRRRR deal in Indy, here's what to do when you find a crack in the foundation? This is a NEW Deal Dissection Series on Breesha, a $20,000+ BRRRR deal in Indy. People often ask me to post new deals so that every week they can follow along, so...
Leverage for real estate investors: how to turn $10,000 into $100,000 on a SINGLE deal? Today we will go over how a TINY amount of effort can create a MASSIVE result. We'll talk about the physics of a lever and how the math of leverage can be used to grow your real...
Book review of "The Art of Taking Action" and the best lessons for real estate investors. This is a book about taking Japanese philosophies and cultural ideas can help improve your life and business. We'll go over the top ideas and takeaways from the book and...
Update on a $28,000 real estate flip in Indianapolis. By now you should've gone through our classes on how to build equity and create passive income and learned how we collect potential equity and then use FLIPS to create actual equity. If you had an extra 20k here...
Real life 93 grand BRRRR Indy duplex deal, how to invest in Indianapolis remotely for passive income
Update on our 93k+ BRRRR deal with an Indy duplex, this is how to invest remotely in Indianapolis real estate. To build a passive income in real estate you MUST build your equity positions. You can build equity with deals just like this one PLUS you are also building...
A real life 31k real estate flip in Indianapolis, this is how I help out of state investors do deals
$31,000 Indiana real estate flip. Here's an update on the Deal Dissection Series for Faison Episode III. We are in the middle of doing htis flip and you'll see some of the challenges that have come up and how we deal with them. Copy our checklists and you'll be...
Here's a real life $100,000 BRRRR deal with an Indianapolis duplex. This is an update to the Deal Dissection Series: Brandon Episode IV. For the investors who want to know what it is like to invest in Indy rentals and create passive from out of the state, this is a...
Update on the 29k+ Indy real estate flip, watch the progress and see how to flip houses in real life
Indy $29,000+ real estate flip, out of state investors PAY ATTENTION to this. This is an update on the Deal Dissection Series for Faison, the 30k+ flip in Indianapolis. There are a lot of things that come up with a deal like that's why it is so important that we...
Indiananapolis 100k BRRRR deal with a duplex. This is another Deal Dissection video, this time it is an update on Brandon, the 100k BRRRR duplex deal. Here you'll see what happens as we complete the second draw and get closer to renting it and the refinance. ...
Brand new 33k+ Indy real estate flip, this is how to flip houses from out of state with a good team.
Indianapolis $30,000 real estate flip: how to deal with BS closing "costs" and loan fees. So here's a BRAND NEW Deal Dissection Series: The Faison Episodes. Remember every deal that we dissect has a specific purpose and lesson, in this case there are a few things...
A 30k Indy flip, get a behind the scenes look at how to fix and flip houses remotely in Indianapolis
Here's another $30,000 real estate flip in Indianapolis, new update. This is the Deal Dissection Series for the FREDHURST episodes. This is the second update and here's you'll see the progress and how well things are moving along. Remember we ONLY do FLIP deals as a...
Here’s a $29,000+ BRRRR deal in Indianapolis, all the details and how to invest in Indy remotely now
Want to invest in Indiana remotely from out of state? Here's an example of a $29,000 BRRRR deal that can be done without leaving your house. Here's another BigReia.com Deal Dissection Episode, here's you'll see the sage that "Brenda" has become lol. These deals are...
Real life 40k BRRRR deal in Indianapolis, purchased for 100k + 40k rehab and value of 215k: 1% house
Behind the scenes look at a $40,000+ BRRRR deal in Indy, here's how to invest remotely in Indianapolis. Here's another Deal Dissection Series, in this episode you'll get an update on a killer BRRRR deal. This is how we use the "Money Recycler" to re-use the same...
Update on the 35k+ BRRRR deal in Indianapolis, total cost 140k after repair value 215k, watch it all
Here's an update on one our $35,000+ BRRRR deals in Indianapolis. Here's another Deal Dissection Series, this is an update on the "Brenda" Episode Five. We've had some challenges with this deal and you'll see how we get through it every week and absorb the issues...
Here's a 30 grand real estate flip in Indy, we just put this on the market - see what happens and how well it sells. This a real estate FLIP in Indianapolis named "Fred" that we just listed and put on the market. This is the latest in our Deal Dissection Series and...
How many Indy rental houses do you need to buy to make $30,000 a month in passive income? (The math)
Here's all the math you need to know as a real estate investor to make $30,000 a month in passive income from rental houses. Exactly how many rental properties do you need to make a passive income of $30,000 a month? Here's all the math and how any out of state...
Book review of “An Iron Will” by Dr. Orison Swett Marden, books real estate investors and businesses
Book review of "An Iron Will" by Orison Swett Marden (founder of Success magazine) and the top lessons for real estate investors Here's a book review of "An Iron Will" and we'll go over the top lessons for real estate investors and business owners and how you can...
I bought a house for 275k and it rents for over $5,000 a month? Real life Indy real estate deal 2021
How to buy a house for 275k and rent it out for $5,000+ a month? (Short Term Rentals) This is a Deal Dissection video on a new deal we just closed and it is a Buy and Hold but it is a bit different than most because it will be more than a "2% House" and the price is...
A real life $50,000 BRRRR deal with an Indianapolis duplex, this is how to remotely invest in Indiana from out of state and create passive income. This Deal Dissection Episode is a beautiful update on the duplex deal name "Brooklyn", we are now fully rented and...
Why we NEVER skip inspections, what real estate investors should look for in the inspection reports.
Why you should NEVER skip real estate inspections and how (and why) every investor needs to be an amateur inspector. Recently somebody asked me why it is so important that we do the inspection before buying our houses. No matter how experienced you are there is NO...
Book review of “The Marshmallow Test” by Walter Mischel, books for real estate investors and lessons
Book review of "The Marshmallow Test", books for real estate investors. Azam Meo - rhymes with KO - reviews The Marshmallow Test and outlines the takeaways for real estate investors business builders. This is about how "gratification delay" in one area of your life...
Here's how to use the SAME $50,000 and buy 20+ Indianapolis rentals with "Money Recycler" - the BRRRR Method explained. Here's a simple process you can use to leverage your money and continue using the SAME money to collect millions in equity. This is a process we...
Here's a BRAND NEW real life $38,000+ Indianapolis real estate flip, remote investing in Indy from out of state step-by-step walkthrough. Here's another Deal Dissection Episode on a BRAND new deal named "Fred Hurst", this is the first episode on this deal and you can...
Here's a $70,000+ BRRRR duplex deal in the Indianapolis real estate market, step by step walkthrough. Here's another Deal Dissection Episode, this is the second update on "Brandon" the nearly $100k+ BRRRR "flip", here's the update for this week. We are in the process...
Update on "Fred" - A $30,000 Indianapolis real estate flip with an out of state investor. Here's the latest as we enter the final stages of putting this house on the market. Remember this deal is "Fred" and it should net our Hero about 30k+ and you'll see where we...
How to pay off your rentals in less than 2-3 years? Out of state Indianapolis landlords do THIS now.
Indiana real estate investors from out of state:How to pay off your rentals in less than 2-3 years? Creating a passive income of $30,000 a month by paying off houses and building equity at light speed. The SINGLE biggest secret to "getting rich" is collecting equity...
Book review of “The Nichomachean Ethics” by Aristotle, one of the most influential books ever? (Yes)
Books for real estate investors: The Nichomachean Ethics by Aristotle, lessons for real estate investors. This is one of the most influential books ever written, in this class we'll do a deep dive into the The Nichomachean Ethics by Aristotle. We will go over the top...
Real life $25,000 Indy house flip, example of an Indianapolis real estate deal from start to finish?
Indianapolis real estate investing from out of state example deal: Here's a $25,000 Indy real estate flip, full walkthrough step by step. Here's another part of Deal Dissection Series: Fred Episode 3, so this is the third video update on this deal. Now you'll see the...
$38,000 deal using BRRRR in the Indianapolis real estate market, do this as an out of state investor
Watch us do a $38,000 real estate flip or BRRRR deal in Indianapolis for an out of state investor, get a behind the scenes look at every step. Here's another Deal Dissection Series: Brenda Episode 2, this is a $38,000 deal and we could flip it or do a BRRRR process...
Real life 23k Indy house flip example, watch along as we flip houses in Indianapolis remotely today.
How to invest in Indianapolis real estate from out of state? Here's a $23,000 real life flip in the Indy market, complete behind the scenes look. Here's another Deal Dissection Episode on Fred: a single family residential real estate flip in the Indianapolis market. ...
Want to invest in Indianapolis real estate remotely from out of the state? Here's an example of a $50,000 BRRRR deal, we help our people do deals like this everyday... Here's another update on "Brooklyn" we have it fully rehabbed and now the second side was rented...
Real life 50k BRRRR deal in Indianapolis – How to invest in Indiana remotely and do deals from home.
A real life $50,000 Indianapolis real estate flip, perfect example remote investing in Indiana? Here's another Deal Dissection video on "Brooklyn" where we'll go over a 50k deal, remember these could be BRRRR deals OR flips and these are the kinds of deals we help out...
How to invest in Indiana real estate from out of the state? Here's a real life $70,000 BRRRR and/or Flip deal in the Indy market. This is a BRAND NEW deal, Brandon, and this is the first Brandon episode for our Deal Dissection Series where we give you a FULL behind...
Real estate investor makes 30k/month for three years from ONE buyer? Get my exact script/emails free
The Hectupler Model: "Here's ONE buyer is making me $30,000 a month for the next three years... and how any real estate investor can do the same thing." This is a great way to create passive income by growing companies overnight. In this class we will talk about how...
Indy real estate investors: how to close super fast and get realtors to bring you 25k deals for free
Out of state Indianapolis real estate investors: Your team needs to close fast in order for you to get the best deals, here's how... Here is the second tip of 19 tips for remote Indianapolis real estate investors from out of state to create $30,000 a month in passive...
Book review of Deep Work, books for real estate investors – one page book summaries the best lessons
Book reviews for real estate investors - Deep Work book review and lessons for real estate investors. Here's another book review, today we'll go over Deep Work by Cal Newport and the top lessons and takeaways for real estate investors. This a part in our series of...
Here's a real life $30,000 Indianapolis real estate flip, Indy Deal Dissection step by step walkthrough from A-Z. This is the first video in this Deal Dissection series where you see the start of $30,000 flip in the Indy market. You'll see everything from start to...
Indy remote turnkey investors: update on the 50k BRRRR deal, real life example of an Indiana rental duplex deal
Update on the $50,000 Indy duplex BRRRR deal, real life Indianapolis real estate Deal Dissection. Here's an updated on our Deal Dissection Series where we break down real life Indianapolis real estate deals from start to finish, today we'll do an update on the...
How to buy 10 Indianapolis rentals from out of state and NEVER have negative cash flow ever again? One of the biggest problems that Buy and Hold investors encounter is negative cash flow. It slows them down, costs time and money and can set your passive income...
What is an escalation clause and what to real estate investors need to know about them? I got a few questions about "escalation clauses" and what they are and what Indianapolis real estate investors need to know about them. Today we'll talk about what escalation...
What does it mean to buy a property as-is and what are the risks to real estate investors? As you look at real estate deals you'll see the term "As-Is" on properties, so what does it mean? Here's a breakdown of exactly what "as is" offers mean and what real estate...
The 10 Million Dollar Egg Letter: copywriting for real estate investors and FREE download of the egg-cellent letter. This is a fun class about creating passive income, today we'll talk about a single, two-page letter that made a Hero over $10 million. You'll see the...
How Indiana Turnkey Investors can build their team CORRECTLY so they bring you a predictable six figure passive income. If you are an out of state real estate investor who is remotely investing in the Indiana market to create a passive income then you MUST go through...
Book review of "Faster Smarter Better", books for real estate investors and entrepreneurs. Here's another five minute (kind of) book review of Charles Duhigg's book "Faster Smarter Better". We'll go over the best lessons and excerpts and what these insights mean to...
Indianapolis turnkey real estate investing BRRRR deal, a 50k "flip" complete walkthrough from start to finish. This is an update on "Brooklyn", the BRRRR duplex deal. This is going to be a cash cow, but right now we are building it up to that and I'll be updating you...
Indy 20k house flip example and update. Indianapolis turnkey investing real life example of 25k flip?
Indianapolis turnkey real estate investing example: a behind the scenes look at a $20,000 flip. Here's an update on "Fred" the single family 20k flip in Indy. We will go over the status and how close we are to listing the property. Remember to stay in the loop...
How to do Indianapolis turnkey real estate investing from out of state, and my team does everything?
Indianapolis turnkey real estate investing: flip houses in the Indy and ALSO buy long term rentals without all remotely without ever stepping foot in Indy. (unless you want to) Here's the five step process my team and I use to help real estate investors from out of...
Here's a $50,000 flip and a BRRRR duplex deal, an Indianapolis turnkey real estate investing deal from start to finish. Here's a good example of a BRRRR deal and an Indianapolis turnkey real estate investing deal, you can follow along the entire process with the...
Indy house flipping example, here’s a $20,000 flip from start to finish, Indy real estate live deal.
Here's a real life $20,000 Indy real estate flip, Indianapolis turnkey real estate investing example. This is the deal "Fred" as I've been updating you guys throughout every step of the process. This is an example of an Indianapolis turnkey investing example of a...
Remote investing in Indiana real estate, why out of state investors are investing in the Indy market
Why remotely invest in Indiana real estate from outside of the area, and how? Remote real estate investing is not new, neither is remote investing in Indiana but what is new is the volume of investors wanting to invest in the Indiana real estate market. Today we'll...
What kind of insurance do I need when flipping houses and rehabbing properties? Remember that video I made where a house got burned down and the investor was NOT covered and lost about $20,000? Don't let that happen to you, in this video we'll go over what kind of...
What real estate investors need to know about money transfers, remote closing and wiring money. Whether you are doing remote closings as a passive investor or not, you and your team need to know te details of how title companies handle closings and money transfers. I...
Can you help me buy Indianapolis turnkey rental and investment properties? What’s Indy turnkey mean?
What is Indy Turnkey PASSIVE real estate investing and how I get started? If you want to invest in Indiana real estate passively, whether you are local or from out of the state, then the single biggest challenge you will have is building your team. In this class I'll...
When I'm selling a house after making major repairs, what do I need to disclose to the buyer? As a real estate investor who is flipping houses you will be on both sides of a transaction sometimes as the buyer and other times as the seller. When you are a seller,...
How I made $5 million drinking and whoring every night? How to grow a company from zero to over 100M
How to take a company from zero to $100 million, and make $5 million in the process. 52 tips number one. This is the first of 52 upcoming tips on passive income, today we will talk about the lesson "Always Get Equity" and how it relates to create a passive $10,000...
What do I say when people ask me what I do? Here's how to introduce yourself with words that IMPACT, compliance and people eating out of the palm of your hand. The distance between where your business is and where you want it to be is all in your WORDS, your...
Book review: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight (founder or Nike), books and lessons for real estate investors.
Book Review of Shoe Dog by Nike Founder Phil Knight. Phil Knight was the co-founder of Nike and has a net worth of about $25 billion, he wrote Shoe Dog as a guide through his journey. Today's book review will be for Shoe Dog , the lessons from it and how they apply...
Real life BRRRR example with Indy duplex, Indianapolis rentals from out of state for passive income?
Here's a real life example of the BRRRR method being used with an Indy duplex. This is a real life example of the BRRRR method being used with an Indy duplex. Today we'll go over all the costs in closing, repairing, renting, etc. Later we will also follow up on this...
Landlords: 10 ways to tenant-proof your properties so they are indestructible, best repairs for landlords to make
The best repairs for landlords to make for rentals that are tenant proof. As a landlord one of the most important decisions you'll make is what repairs to make to your rentals. If you do this correctly you'll increase your lifetime ROI, your equity positions and...
How much does the BRRRR Method cost? How can I calculate my monthly payment with BRRRR? Indy example
What are the REAL costs of doing the BRRRR method, a real life example breakdown. As an investor, the process of buying/refinancing (the BRRRR method) is something that you want to be familiar with. There is a LOT of misleading and inaccurate information online about...
10 questions to ask property managers, how to find good Indianapolis property management for rentals.
Indianapolis property management help - how to find a good property manager in Indy. If you are an out of state landlord who owns rentals in the Indianapolis market then you already know how important good property management to your ROI. Today I'll go over 10...
How to create 10k/mo passive income with Indy duplexes, why do we buy 200k duplexes in Indianapolis?
Indianapolis Turnkey Passive Income: how to make $10,000 in passive income with Indy duplexes? If you want to invest in Indianapolis real estate and create passive income then you MUST watch this class. I'll go over the exact math and explain exactly how and why we...
Copywriting for real estate investors: how to make an extra $2,000/week by writing 500 word articles
Copywriting for real estate investors: how to make an extra $2,000 a week writing 500 word articles for lead generation. As a real estate investor one of the single most profitable things that you'll ever learn is how to write copy. Today we will go over a simple way...
Book review of The Progress Principle by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer, books for real estate ppl
Book Review of The Progress Principle. Today's one page book review is of the book The Progress Principle by Teresa Amabile and Steven J. Kramer. We will talk about the book, the best lessons I got from it and how it applies for real estate investors and business...
How to find the best title companies for real estate wholesaling, nine questions investors should ask.
Nine questions real estate wholesalers can ask to find the best title companies for wholesaling. Your success in real estate relies on your skill in building your team and part of that team is your title company. Not all title companies are the same so here are nine...
This is why wholesaling is becoming illegal, real life examples of what NOT to do as a real estate wholesaler
Examples of what NOT to do as a real estate wholesaler and why wholesaling is becoming illegal. There are many laws around real estate wholesaling that are changing. These changes in laws are a result of LC wholesalers doing things wrong so all real estate investors...
What is real estate wholesaling mean? How to start as a wholesaler and build a business that makes six figures a month? Less than 1% of real estate investors will make over $100,000 a month. In this class I'll explain what wholesaling to a total real estate beginner...
How to trade SIGNS (neon yellow hand-written signs) for the mansion of your dreams. For years the folks on my team have been doing this, I KNOW how this sounds but I promise that I'll explain everything and YES you really can go buy the house of dreams and get a...
Book review of Overachievement by Jon Eliot, books for real estate investors to learn from and apply
Book review of "Overachievement" by John Eliot John Eliot wrote Overachievement to study different approaches to exceptional performance. This is another one page "Quantum Book Review" where Azam sums up a book in a few paragraphs and explains the top lessons that...
Indianapolis real estate investing for beginners, nine things every investor should know about the Indy market. Here's a breakdown of the Indianapolis real estate market for a total beginner and newbies. Here are nine things every real estate investor should know...
Indianapolis property management for landlords and investors in/out of the state. Indianapolis property management is one of the most important things that ANY investor in the Indy real estate market needs to know about. Getting your rentals to produce efficiently...
Landlords: here's how to set up ACH payments so that you get automatic monthly rent payments. As a landlord you should know how to set ACH payments to get rent payments automatically every month. In this class we'll talk about how to set your bank account up so that...
Landlords: Nine ways to get automatic rent payments by getting your tenants to sign up for ACH. As a landlord you want to get your tenants to sign up for ACH so you get your rent payments automatically. To do this you need their permission. Here are nine ways to...
Real estate contracts for FREE: every piece of legal paperwork a real estate investor will ever need
Over $500,000 Worth Real Estate Contracts and Paperwork - All for FREE. As a real estate investor, you have to be able to go through contracts and paperwork quickly and easily. The more familiar you become with these legal documents, the easier deals will be to...
What happens if inner city youths STOP using the N-word? Dialog experiment on compliance and belief.
The N-Word Experiment: the impact of changing a SINGLE word in one's dialog and how it can reshape generations. This is going to be a much different class than usual, this is what happened when I was recently asked to help inner city folks stop saying the "N-word". ...
How any real estate investor can create a passive income of $1,000,000 a year from a single web page. If you do it correctly, you can create a passive income of over 1M/year from a single web page, I know that sounds crazy but we have tested this multiple times with...
Copywriting for real estate investors: can you really make $100,000 a year from writing a single ad?
How real estate investors can learn to write copy and make $100,000 a year from writing a single ad. Every single real estate investor in the world should learn at least the basics of how to write good copy. Copywriting is typing words that convert and inspire your...
On the Shortness of Life: one page book review of Seneca's most famous work and what it means to real estate investors. Azam does one-page book reviews for real estate investors and business builders, this is a review of very old and famous book by the legendary...
Do I need a separate bank account for my rental properties? Best type of bank account for landlords?
How to set up a separate bank for your rental properties. As a landlord, you need to pick the right bank. I made another class about banks so in this class you and I will go over specifically how to set up a new and separate account for your rentals. We will go...
Real estate investors: how to pick the best banks for landlords and investors. Picking the wrong back can cost a real estate investor a great deal of money and time. Here are a few things to consider when looking at banks and how to pick the best banks for real...
Indianapolis real estate investing professionals: I'm looking for good folks to interview. If you work in the Indy real estate market and you can help Indianapolis real estate investors then we should talk because I'm looking for good people to potentially interview...
Here's what I learned about SEO today and how it can help real estate investors. Right now people are searching for your product/service, especially if you're a real estate investor. SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is the process of creating content like short...
10 ways to make $500/hour as a real estate consultant, even if you’re a beginner with no experience.
Get paid $500/hour as a real estate consultant, here are 10 ways to do it today. Being a real estate consultant is much easier and more profitable than many real estate investors realize. Today we will go over 10 different ways to get paid $500/hour as a real estate...
“How I’m making an extra $5,000 a week from FREE home buying seminars” Real estate investor lead gen
How to do "Home Buying Workshops" and make an extra $5,000 a week. For years we've had a big secret to attracting the best buyers in any real estate market and part of that secret is doing workshops for home buyers. Today you'll see how to do home buyer workshops and...
One page book review of Make Your Mark. Here's another of Azam's "famous" one-page-book-review, this time it is of Jocelyn K. Glei of 99U and her book Make Your Mark. Here are the best ideas and insights for real estate investors and business builders. Share your...
As a "Buy and Hold" investor in the Indianapolis real estate market, should you buy a duplex or a single family home? Whether you are doing Fix-n-Flip or Buy-n-Hold you need to know what kinds of properties will fit your criteria best so today we will talk about how...
Avoid problems with the current tenants when you are buying a rental that is occupied. Should you keep a leftover tenant when buying a rental? If you want the tenant out then what should you do exactly? What if the current tenant is a problem and the reason the...
How do I get so many students to make 30 grand a month? The secret behind our student success rates.
Azam Meo has the highest definition of success AND the highest success rate with students, so how do we train real estate investors so well? If you want to learn to do anything then the best path to mastery is to get trained, but not all training is equal you need to...
Here's how to flip a house off Zillow for 30 grand in less than 30 days with no money, no loans and without leaving your house. Yes you really can find deals right off Zillow and do 30k flips in less than 30-90 days, here are the exact seven steps that our people go...
One page book review: Make it Stick, the science of successful learning. Books for real estate investors. This is another of Azam's famous one page book reviews Make It Stick: the science of successful learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III and Mark A....
Here's a simple way to get off market deals, leads and motivated sellers coming to you early BEFORE they are on the market. Getting deals early, before they are even on the market, is consider impossible by most real estate investors and they are kind of right because...
How much should a real estate investor make on a flip in the Indy market? Whether you live in Indy or are investing in the Indy market from out of state, you need to have the right expectations and game plan so in this class I'll help you see exactly how much you...
How to make people laugh, without being funny – Humor for real estate investors and business owners.
How to make people laugh, without being funny – Laughter and humor training for real estate investors and business owners. Being able to have a good laugh, at will and for NO reason is a skill and in this class I'll show you exactly how to laugh uncontrollable and...
I want to get trained by Azam Meo, what do I need to do? Real estate investor training by Azam. Empire Training with Beautiful Azam. If you want to learn directly from Azam and get trained one-on-one then there some hoops you'll want to jump through, I can tell you...
One page book review: Principles by Ray Dalio, Azam’s book reviews for real estate investors. Here's quick book review of "Principles" by Ray Dalio, another one of Azam's Quantum One Page Book reviews for real estate investors. These are the biggest lessons I took...
Indiana property taxes for out of state investors, breakdown of Indy real estate investing taxes. As an out of state investor who is buying real estate in Indianapolis, here's what you need to know about Indy property taxes for investors out of the area. First of all,...
How to buy properties in an LLC, how to form an LLC and how an umbrella policy works with an LLC. Here's how real estate investors can buy investment properties in an LLC and when to know if it makes sense, how an umbrella policy works as protection and other basics...
How to sell realtors back their own testimonials and make 5-10k/month, license/renting testimonials.
How to sell realtors back their own testimonials and make 5-10k/month, license/renting testimonials. Here's a great way to work with realtors by copying and pasting their OWN testimonials and having them happily pay you $5,000 - $10,000 a month to rent them back from...
10 steps to get hard money loans zero down, get all the real estate funding you ever need zero down.
10 steps to get hard money loans zero down, get all the real estate funding you ever need zero down. Every real estate investor should know exactly how to get hard money and private money (even if you never need/use it) all zero down. Here's a great breakdown on how...
Book review: The Alter Ego Effect – book reviews for real estate investors and business building. Here's another one page book review, today it is about creating "Superheroes" inside of you that you can call out when need them at different moments throughout your...
How to find a 7% essential business leased commercial property? Commercial business deals off MLS? Even if you're not a commercial real estate investor, you should understand how to find a property with at least a 7% cap rate from a tenant who is an essential...
What is a triple net lease, what is the difference between single, double and triple net leases? Real estate investors should know what a triple net lease is, even if you're not in commercial real estate - so today we'll be going over what they are and how they are...
How real estate investors can change the world by helping people with terminal illness, be a HERO. Whenever real estate investors ask me how they can change the world WHILE building their business, I always have at least 20 answers but today we will talk about ONE of...
How to assign lease options, micro flip and speed wholesale rent to buy deals, 3-5k each, questions.
How to assign lease options, micro flip and speed wholesale rent to buy deals, 3-5k each, questions. Making money with assignable lease options is an important skill for real estate investors to know, in this video Azam answers questions on Micro Flipping. First of...
Azam book reviews: The Rise of Superman, quantum one page book reviews for real estate investors. Here's another quantum one-page book review, The Rise of Superman by Steven Kotler, here are the biggest ideas and what they mean to real estate investors. First of all,...
“How I’m making an extra $300 a day renting Tiny Houses on vacant land.” Indy real estate fast money
“How I’m making an extra $300 a day renting Tiny Houses on vacant land.” Indy real estate fast money. Here's a cool way to make money with vacant land by renting out tiny houses, this doesn't have to be your land and you can do this zero down - here's a Hero making an...
How to help people with terminal illnesses like cancer and help them leave a generational legacy. As a real estate investor and business builder, you should jump at the chance to be able to help people and make a real difference - so here's a brilliant way that you...
17 ways to buy a business that makes you 10k/month, all zero down and with no loans – buy businesses and companies SMART.
17 ways to buy a business that makes you 10k/month, all zero down and with no loans – buy businesses and companies SMART. Here are 17 different ways to buy a business that makes you 10k/month, all zero down with no loans and no banks - this is how to buy companies the...
The only thing you need to flip businesses just like real estate, how to buy and sell companies fast.
The only thing you need to flip businesses just like real estate, how to buy and sell companies fast. If you want to flip businesses and be able to buy and sell companies quickly and or "buy and hold" then here is the ONE big skill that you need, this is the the...
“What do I say when my family keeps asking me for money? Now I’m making some money they keep taking”
“What do I say when my family keeps asking me for money? Now I’m making some money they keep taking.” As you start making money by using our BigReia.com training, you may see your family and friends coming around and asking to "borrow" money. This can get carried...
How can I get my tenant to pay for upgrades? Can I get around rent control max with special request?
How can I get my tenant to pay for upgrades? Can I get around rent control max with special request? If you're a landlord dealing rent control and/or rent caps, how can you have your tenant pay for upgrades? Here's a simple way to look at these opportunities and help...
Can I still evict tenants during the moratorium? Are evictions still legal during COVID moratorium? Being a landlord during and after the Covid moratorium requires that you are fully aware of the legal ins and out about evictions. Here's what I learned while asking...
How I made 500k my first year in real estate? I also bought a 5M/year business zero down from home. Some success stories like making 500k your first in real estate, buying a $5m/year business zero down and tripling ANY business overnight. This is the exact same Model...
Micro Flipping 101: how to buy, sell and close lease option houses the same day with better buyers? Here's how to buy and sell houses the same day, zero down and from the comfort of you own home. Here are the exact steps we use to get better buyers. First of all,...
Is wholesaling becoming illegal? How to survive the legal storm and WIN as wholesalers get wiped out
Is wholesaling becoming illegal? How to survive the legal storm and WIN as wholesalers get wiped out. As real estate wholesalers feel the law breathing down their neck it is important for all real estate folks to understand that real estate laws are changing and why. ...
Rent a house to college students? Should you do buy and hold real estate investing near universities.
Rent a house to college students? Should you do buy and hold real estate investing near universities. Real estate investors should know about buying rentals, doing buy and hold investing and being a landlord near universities and renting to college students. Is it a...
Can I use a doctor’s loan for an investment property? Use physician’s loan for real estate investing.
Can I use a doctor’s loan for an investment property? Use physician’s loan for real estate investing. Doctor's are able to get "Physician's loans" and there are a lot of things they can do with them, here's what real estate investors need to know about how that money...