I’ve become obsessed lately with the idea of how to explain in simple, almost graphical terms concepts in real estate that are actually kind of difficult to get across without REAMS of supporting explanation. In fact, my next project (which you’ll get to take advantage of as soon as I manage to figure it all …

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Cleaning up a messy title on an apartment building Michelle Clayton is a full-time mom and real estate entrepreneur from Cincinnati. She started investing in 2005 and went full time in 2011, primarily wholesaling. In 2012, she attended a Cincinnati REIA “deal of the year” meeting where she heard another fasttrack member talk about an …

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One of the great things about coordinating the OREIA National Real Estate Strategies Summit is that I spend most of July and August on the phone, interviewing potential experts about what they do, how profitable it is for them, how it’s working in today’s hot market, all that. Some of these models don’t make the …

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After this past weekend’s No Excuses Retirement Wealth Summit (an event you REALLY should have attended…ask anyone…) I got to thinking about the fact that there were, in my estimation, 5 multi-millionaires in that room, and they all had one (well, another) thing in common. Know what it was? They were super-comfortable with, and commonly …

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Anita Johnson is a part-time investor from Cincinnati who wholesales houses while she waits for a buyout from her corporate job. She’s the current president of REIA of Greater Cincinnati. Tell us about the property: This was a 5 room 2-bedroom brick in a borderzone on the west side of Cincinnati. What was good about …

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