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Why “Co-Wholesaling” Can Get You Stuck (And Why I Do THIS Instead)

Among real estate investors today (especially the newer wholesalers among us) it’s increasingly popular to talk about “co-wholesaling” houses, and how it’s maybe the greatest thing since those little Delta Airlines Biscoff cookies.

Well honestly – and this may be surprising to some who know me – I’m not the biggest fan of the way I see many real estate investors doing co-wholesaling today.

I mean I get it, I really do. As discussed in my last blog post Wholesaling Explained: How to Flip Houses for Quick Cash, there’s just no easier or cheaper way to break in and start generating chunks of cash in real estate than wholesaling… and add to that the idea of getting paid for bringing only half the deal to the table, and “co-wholesaling” seems even sexier.

That said, I believe the way most investors practice co-wholesaling is not ideal at best, and might even wind up getting you into hot water.

I’ll explain why in a minute, but our real sweet spot is a variant of co-wholesaling we call “JV Wholesaling”, and not only do I think it’s way better, but my entire 10-Hour Wholesaler business is built upon it.

So, if you want to wholesale houses:

1 without any marketing costs,
2 without making offers,
3 without needing earnest money or proof of funds, and
4 without the downsides of “co-wholesaling” the way most people do it

…then this may be something you want to seriously consider for yourself.

But first I should say this: If you don’t yet understand the basics of wholesaling houses for quick cash, then you may want to take a couple minutes and read through my last blog post first. It’ll help you get your head around the fundamentals.

OK, so let me start with…

How this completely reshaped my world…

So I’m a surfer dude turned full-time real estate investor from Flagler Beach, Florida. I started at first just like everyone else, struggling just to get my first deal or two done, and trying to figure out the difference between a contract and a hole in the ground.

Fast forward to today, and…

 I have the privilege of running a very successful, high-profit real estate wholesaling business.

 We do a heap of deals every month in multiple markets at any given time.

 And we do it all remotely from wherever the heck I happen to be in the world.

I’ve intentionally crafted a lifestyle-centric operation here, and I fully realize that because of this, I get to enjoy a reality that most people stuck in the 9 to 5 can hardly relate to as even possible.

For example: I just got back from a 1-month trip to Costa Rica with my family. While there my wholesaling business banked over $30,000… And all the while, I never actually saw a property, never even spoke with a seller, never talked to a buyer. Basically I did it all from my tablet and laptop using wifi on the beach, “working” just a few hours a day.

Pretty sweet, huh?!

Another Example: I already mentioned I’m a surfer dude… but understand this:

I FREAKING LOVE TO SURF. 

And you know I really mean it because I said it in all caps which is basically SHOUTING! right?

So when I say my business is lifestyle-centric, what that means it that I have intentionally and carefully crafted my real estate business to support a lifestyle I’m truly passionate about living, which happens to be a surfer’s life. I want to surf every day – be in the water every day – not just when I’m away on a vacation.

And that’s exactly what I do. In fact, the honest to goodness truth is most days I’m on the water far more than in the office.

I know, I know… I can hear you saying, “Well, Justin, you got lucky dude, that was just an anomaly.”

No, it isn’t – it’s my norm. And also, I’m not special. I’ve just carefully crafted my business to continually support the lifestyle I want on a consistent basis. And personally I believe you or anyone could do the same if you really wanted to.

But it wasn’t always this way…

Boy, I remember 10 years ago like it was yesterday, when I got that first deal notched on my belt (man, that felt soooo good), things started picking up speed, and I had things setup to run pretty much like I described in my last blog post. I did a lot of fix and flip deals and some average, run-of-the-mill wholesale deals.

But after a while that new car smell started wearing off, and my business started to take on an all-too-familiar and uncomfortable vibe… it started to feel like a grind.

Yes, I was making a pretty decent full time go of it, but I remember one day while I was still working late at night, I looked around in exhaustion and had kind of this negative light-bulb moment. What I realized was:

Yes, this is an amazing business that I truly love… and yes, it’s better than a J.O.B…. and yes, I’m making some solid money… but I’m still working waaaaay harder than I want to!

So after this “light bulb of pain” moment, the next logical question was:

How can I change this? How can I set up a high profit wholesaling business that is congruent with the lifestyle I want to live and doesn’t ‘own’ me like this?

To me that means not working full-time hours and not being caught in the never-ending, day-to-day churn of hustling houses.That is not how i define success!

Now, perhaps I should clarify…

It’s entirely possible we may not define success the same way…

Some entrepreneurs I know are flat-out addicted to the hustle and grind, and there’s just no other way to play the game if you’re playing to win. In their eyes, you don’t earn success without committing to 12-18 hour days, crushing it day after day, completely obsessed with whatever it is they’re building in their business.

If that’s you, then more power to you, friend… But that’s just not my jam.

Don’t get me wrong, when I’m at work, I’m in beast mode.  I’m a hustler. I truly believe the adage that hustle beats talent when talent doesn’t hustle. (Think about that a minute ; -)

I just don’t believe for a minute that I have to sacrifice living an amazingly enjoyable life today at the alter of “someday” while I build my business empire. Maybe you can relate.

So there I was, fighting for the answer to an enormous, game-changing question:

“How can I have my cake and eat it too?”

Because to me, success is the freedom of choices and lifestyle decisions… being able to spend my time with my family and surfing more than working on doing deals. And also being able to build other business endeavors with other irons in the fire while still having my wholesaling operation thrive.

Basically, I wanted to spin a profitable wholesaling business that was controlling my life into a high-profit wholesaling business that served my lifestyle and the kind of life I wanted to live.

And that, my friend, is exactly what led me to discovering a unique flavor of wholesaling which allows me to work only about 10 hours a week, and enjoy a healthy, full-time income with a very part-time effort – a little something I call joint-venture (JV) wholesaling.

How most people screw co-wholesaling up…

So I’ll start with this: I see an all-too-common misconception in what people think co-wholesaling even is, and frankly I think it’s dangerous. To me it seems most investors today see it something like:

1 You get on a bunch of other wholesaler’s notification lists.

2 You then market their deals publicly as if they’re your own properties at a higher price in an effort to find a cash buyer – you simply pimp these deals to buyers as if they’re your own.

3 This is done most likely without any formal agreement or understanding in place with the wholesaler who actually has the contract on the property.

Now let me say this:

I have zero problem with the concept of “daisy-chain” wholesale deals where more than one wholesaler gets a cut, so long as (i) everyone involved brings something of value to the table, (ii) the wholesalers know and agree to what’s going on, and (iii) the details of it are all handled in an above-board, legal manner.

Where it gets sketchy and, in my view, takes us into ethically turbulent waters is when the co-wholesaler here attempts this with no valid agreement in place to pimp the other wholesalers’ deals in the first place. Instead, they just kind of claim the other wholesalers deals as part of their inventory, mark them up, and then try to cut themselves a piece of somebody else’s pie.

So here’s the deal: Without a valid, written agreement in place, you have zero equitable interest in the property, which means you ain’t got nothing to offer to nobody, partner. Trying to get paid for referring someone else to buy a house from a wholesaler, with no valid claim (i.e. equitable stake) in the agreement, is not only illegal, but it’s also just not a good way to do business.

Think about it:

What happens when you bring your cash buyer a deal you’re trying to “co-wholesale” him for $15K, but then he also gets offered the same deal from the actual wholesaler-of-contract for $10K? How’s that make you look? How’s that make our industry look?

Like a bunch of no good, dirty shysters, that’s how.

And what actual value are you providing here? Zero, zilch, nada.

Enter JV Wholesaling

As a wholesaler, if you have your own list of cash buyers and you want to offer another wholesaler’s deal to them, then there’s a right way and a wrong way you can do it. I’ve just described the wrong way, so let’s look at the right way…

For starters, I’ve stopped using the term “co-wholesaling” altogether at this point, because I think it’s just too often misunderstood and basically tainted at this point.

As I said earlier, I call my method joint-venture (JV) wholesaling – it’s our main focus in multiple markets across the U.S. and we’ve pretty much got it down to a science at this point.

It’s actually almost deceptively simple:

1 Start at the end: For me, I prefer starting with the buyer first. So we zero in on a pile of local folks in the area who’ve been active buying investment properties recently.

2 Give 3rd degree: So we connect with them directly (get them to reach out to us actually) and ask them to share explicitly what they want–their exact criteria for “a solid deal” as precisely as possible.

3 Go shopping: Once I find out what a buyer wants, we then go ‘shopping’ for them (i.e. looking for deals that will match their criteria).

 Where: My ‘shopping mall’ is locating inventory from other investors. So yes, our default inventory is other wholesalers’ deals.

 Why: Because simply put, most wholesalers either don’t know how to market their deals very well, or are too lazy or disorganized to create and cultivate the quality buyers list that we will. Once you know how to do it the way we do, it’s pretty darn easy and systematic… but I just know for a fact that most others won’t.

4 The Pièce De Résistance: We get the wholesaler who controls the deal to actually assign us their equitable interest.

This is the secret sauce, and the big honking difference between most “co-wholesale” type deals and a true JV wholesale deal – it’s documented, legit, above-board and done with the full knowledge and permission of the originating wholesaler.

Oh yeah, and…

…we also don’t jack up the price to our buyers.

The way we find cash buyers, chances are pretty low anyway that our buyers are also already on the marketing lists of the wholesalers who’s inventory we’re leveraging. But on the off chance that they are, there’s at least no chance they’ll be pitched the same property at two different prices.

How can we do this? It’s simple: We get the wholesaler to agree to cut us into their portion of the profit. So if their original contract is to buy for $10K and they’re offering the property for $20K, we’ll end up offering it to our crew for the same $20K and split the $10K profit when it sells.

Pretty sweet deal, huh?

Obviously there are some more details involved in how we accomplish all this, but from a high level, that’s really about all there is to it.

And let me be clear: It’s not just semantics. It has to do with controlling interest and rights.

 With co-wholesaling the way I see so many people doing it, an investor tries to match a buyer with a seller without controlling either end – for a fee. Don’t do this.

 Whereas in joining venturing we take control of a contract by gaining a legal interest in the contract, and then selling that interest for a fee.

The biggest reasons I love JV wholesaling so much over other wholesaling approaches are:

1 You can spend $0 dollars and very little time trying to find deals because other people already have the deals locked up for you.

2 You don’t have to worry to much about assessing the deals — your savvy, JV colleague (who has the deal tied up) has already done this. Alls you need to know is whether the deal is a match for what your buyer’s already told you he/she wants.

3 The amount of resources you need to actually get to the closing table is significantly less. (Little-or-no direct mail costs, for example.)

4 It let’s you focus on one of the most important aspects of any wholesaler’s operation: acquiring quality cash buyers. One of the secrets to my 10-Hour Wholesaler business is how we are continually locating, calling and building relationships with cash buyers daily. That’s where we provide so much unique value to the marketplace!

So there you go…

Now you know why I don’t really like or recommend “co-wholesaling” the way I see many investors doing it, and why I strongly prefer our JVing as my own unique flavor of wholesaling instead.

At the end of the day, it’s one of the biggest things that enables me to run our whole 10-Hour Wholesaler operation in so few hours a week, from anywhere in the world I happen to be, and still enjoy living the life of a surfer bum!

But there are also other contributing factors (besides just the JV wholesaling approach) that enable me to have my business and life work this way. And coming up in my  next post, I’ll dive into another key aspect of my “secret sauce” for 10-Hour Wholesaling: Team Building.

Stay tuned for that. It took me a lot of trial and error before I finally cracked the code on this, so I think you’ll really find it helpful.

Talk again soon,

—Justin

Re: Investor Lead Machine—An Honest Confession

Patrick Riddle

Hey, so a little confession to make.

Gimme a second though.

OK, here goes…

I’m.

Not.

Perfect.

There, I said it. 🙂

Here’s why:

A while ago I thought I had this super genius idea that’d help real estate investors like me a lot. Turns out I was missing something kinda obvious, due to an unfortunate assumption I made.

You see, I was enjoying some big-time success attracting new leads for my real estate business—I mean like:

  • cash buyers,
  • other wholesalers,
  • even private lender leads.

My secret? These nifty little web pages I’d made, to be like “magnets” to help my REI business attract the leads I needed to level-up my game. Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Driving for Dollars App 2.0—Cool Stuff Coming :-)

A few months ago, I was invited to test-drive and review an app  called the Go Driving for Dollars app, and I was impressed.

To me, it take a time-tested  deal-getting method, and makes it simpler, easier and awesomer to do.

Back when I first started my real estate investing endeavors (golly, back in 2000) I did a lot of driving for dollars the old-school way:

  • Just driving neighborhoods looking for possibly distressed properties.
  • Writing addresses on a big, yellow legal pad.
  • Looking up tax records for all of them when I got home.
  • Then printing & mailing one-off letters to all of them.

It was a time-consuming process, but the ROI was definitely there.

With an array of leading edge way investors are landing deals today—SEO, Facebook, PPC, etc.—the old tried and true driving for dollars might seem outpaced. But the truth is, it still works and works quite well—but in the age of iphones, Androids , social media and push-button ease, it’s not getting any love anymore.

Until the Go Driving for Dollars app, that is.

I freaking LOVE this app. 🙂 Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Here’s My Motivated Seller VOICEMAIL Script

Need a motivated seller voicemail script?

Time to give stuff away again! And golly, you guys just can’t get enough, can you? 🙂
So far we’ve let you steal:

And now here we are, piles of raving comments later, and you still want more!

No problemo.

I totally get it… I’ve been there, and always appreciate finding an “easy button” or shortcut myself. If it’ll save me (i) time, (ii) pain or (iii) the trial-and-error of making or finding it myself, then I’m in.

Which brings me to—an interesting (and kinda hilarious) question from Tim D. I saw recently in response to one of my “Swipe & Deploy” shares. Choose whichever flavor you like…  Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Property Scouts—Viable for Leads in ‘White Hot’ Markets?

JP Moses

Hey guys, JP here.

We’re hearing more and more from people in stronger real estate arenas finding it tougher to find solid deals. And if you’re in a market that’s white hot, it can feel kinda like the wild west out there sometimes.

I recently got a call from Jeff in Seattle, wondering if the Property Scout Pipeline is a viable approach that can actually work in a “white hot” market like his… and if so, how?

Solid question, Jeff—super glad you asked. 🙂

The Quick Scoop on Scouts

In case you don’t already know…  Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

How I Wholesale Houses Not Under Contract (This May Surprise You)

JP Moses
Hey, JP here…

My honest answer to a pretty common wholesaling question recently seems to be throwing some people off-kilter. I guess it sounds somewhat controversial to some?

I dunno, you tell me. Here’s the question, which came from Kenneth:

“Help! I came across a property I think is a good deal and put the deal to a couple investors. One replied for the address. I don’t have it under contract. Will the investor be able to cut me out? The asking price includes my profit. Any help would be appreciated. This would by first deal.”

Another juicy (larger) question came up in our answer to Kenneth—which led to my honest answer that some are finding surprising:

Can you try to wholesale a property even before you have a contract on it?

My answer: Yes…kind ofKeep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Probably the Smoothest Deal I’ve Done Yet!

Hey, people!

Today I want to share yet another fun episode in my little Survivor Success Stories reality show I’ve got going. If you’re playing along at home, we’ve covered some pretty awesome ground just recently, like:

Today’s is another from the Tenacious D(dealmaker) himself, Cy—a fun, little video he made right from his car driving away from the title company with another solid $15K payday in hand.

OK, so $15,009.50 to be exact. 🙂 Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Tenacious D(ealmaker): How Persistence & Creativity Win the Day

(keep going… 🙂 )

Today, I have a really interesting deal story to share with you. And by interesting, I mean crazy!

What you’re about to hear comes right from the mouth of a guy named Cy, who I’ve been coaching for a while, sharing his real-life, first deal story. And boy, was it a doozy.

After recently sharing 25-yr old Dan’s first deal story, and Alain’s story where he pocketed $101.80 per minute on his first deal, I figured we should also maybe see the other side of the wholesaling houses coin: When a deal goes crazy sideways… and you still make great money on the other side of it.

Cy’s deal had as many twists and turns as a crossword puzzle, but with some moxie and raw tenacity, we made it all work out awesomely together. With quite a few years (and hundreds of deals now) notched on my belt, many would call me fairly skilled in the wholesaling houses game—especially 10 Hour Wholesaling. But this deal definitely threw me and Cy a few interesting curve balls. Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Abandoned Houses in War Zones: Golden Goose or Fool’s Gold?

Sean & Tracey Flanagan
Hey guys, Sean Flanagan here.

I recently heard an interesting question about doing abandoned house deals in ‘war zone’ neighborhoods…

“I have enjoyed your training very much. I have spent six hours and found two abandoned houses in the Columbus, Ohio, area. To get more to look at, I will need to go into areas where I hear shootings and, just in general, not safe areas. I went to Springfield, Ohio, recently and found 51 abandoned homes in one hour. So much to look at, so little time. I have just started on this exciting journey.”  —Grover J., OH

Well first off, three cheers for Grover! Man, I love to hear from people like you who’re moving solidly forward and making progress with abandoned house profits in your own area.

Now to Grover’s question…I do have a couple of specific thoughts I’ll share based on how I run my own real estate biz.  Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Are You Committed?

Patrick Riddle

Hey, I have an important question to ask you.

Are you ready for it?

Ok, here goes…

Are you really committed to succeeding?

I mean, no matter what kind of investing you’re trying to do—wholesaling, fix-and-flip, rentals, whatever…

…are you really committed?

Yes or no.

In my humble (but accurate) view, for most wannabe investors today the answer is a resounding NOKeep reading, you’re doing awesome…

7 Ways to Legally Pay Property Scouts

Dolmar Cross

Hi, Dolmar here. The fact is, Property Scouts (or many people call them “bird dogs”) have been one of my best secret weapons in multiple markets I’m doing deals in for years now—routinely landing me leads on property deals that aren’t on any of my competition’s radar.

They send me leads, I cherry pick the deals, and they get paid nicely for the service. It’s a beautiful arrangement.

Today I want to shine a light on 7 ways you can legally compensate them, so you can stay safely out of any legal ‘hot water’ (it burns!) that many investors find themselves ignorantly swimming in. So let’s run through them. Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Guy Makes $101.80 PER MIN. Wholesaling His First House

Boom!

Hello boys and girls, got another thrilling win to share with you. Today’s hang-ten high-five goes out to Alain—yet another dude I have the privilege of walking beside as he builds a business. Alain just crossed that huge “first deal milestone” for a tasty $9,162 payday.

BOOM! (all caps this time)

6 things that make Alain’s first deal so dang re-freaking-markable:

  1. This one he totally crushed 10 hour wholesaler style–without ever meeting his seller or buyer in person.
  2. We’ve been working together only 7 weeks before this first $9,162 payday.
  3. After a solid year of prior struggling with zero to show for it.
  4. All together, he’s got around 60-90 mins total into this deal.
  5. So yep, that’s $108.80 per minute of actual time invested. 😀
  6. It was all way easier than he first thought it could go.

Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Finding Killer Real Estate Markets Just Got Awesomer

Hey, got some exciting news to share! Anyone looking to find the awesomest, most profitable areas  for your real estate deals, heads up on this. 🙂

Target Market Finder: Original Recipe…

If there’s one thing that can really make my day, it’s finding some nifty little something (a system, app or software tool) that makes my real estate operations easier and awesomer. Yeah, call me an REI-nerd, the glove definitely fits. 😎

Sometimes you just stumble on things like that, sometimes you get struck with the idea to just make it yourself.

That was me and Patrick when we first imagined Target Market Finder—a snappy, little in-house tool that would help us easily zero right in on perfect target real estate markets for our deals in no-time flat.

Once it became reality (yay!) we didn’t keep it to ourselves, but invited a few others to ‘beta test’ it with us… to play around with it, kick the tires, and help us make it better.  Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

The Scary (But Needed) Real Estate Roller Coaster Ahead

Hey, something I gotta share real quick—a sudden insight I just had after a call with a guy I’m currently mentoring

Contrary to public opinion sometimes, I have challenges. Just like anyone else. Difficulties, hardships, sucker-punches, or whatever you want to call them. I got ’em.

A hard fact of life:

Just because someone has reached a lifestyle you desire does not mean they don’t have obstacles and problems anymore. Heck, they only get bigger!

But the other (very shiny) side of that coin: 

Solving bigger problems and fighting bigger battles means you’re playing at a bigger level.

So honestly, I don’t want to fight small battles and make small decisions—I want big decisions and problems to fix. Consider…  Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

That First Deal Fight: Lessons From Dan’s Story

Hey guys, Justin Wilmot here!

I just wrapped up a killer phone call with someone that’s got me freaking stoked, and I really want to share it with you, right now while it’s fresh. It’s from a weekly Mentoring session where my boy Dan Kurdyla (only 25-yrs young) reported how, after nearly throwing in the towel so many times,  he finally landed his first wholesale assignment deal to the tune of a solid $7,500 payday.

Nicely done, Dan! 🙂

Interestingly, Dan’s big win here is really more than just about the money (though it’s sure nice!) but also the priceless lessons crossing that first deal finish line has taught him.

These are some hard-earned lessons you will never unlearn and always benefit from, Dan. Lessons that sure as heck took me a lot longer to learn myself back when I was ‘failing-forward’ with my own budding 10 Hour Wholesaler operation back in the day.

Rather than me say it, let’s hear it right from the horse’s mouth. (ha, no offense brother!) I don’t normally do this, but here’s a tiny clip from our recent 90-min group Mentoring call where Dan spills the beans from his own lips…

Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

“10 Hour Wholesaler?” Show Me The Money…

(fyi, scroll down for the video, the above is a GIF image – sorry for confusion)

One thing we hear a lot is…

“Show me some proof!”

And I totally get it, I really do.

Everyone seems to be a cool ‘real estate guru’ nowadays, don’t they? With “Flip” shows more popular than ever, and fakes and frauds a dime a dozen, how can you really know the true PROS from the seedy CONS without seeing some legit proof-of-concept from other people first?

After reading the write-up on How I Wholesale Houses Anytime, Anywhere – Working Just 10 Hours a Week, some folks understandably ask how in the world “10 Hour Wholesaling” honestly calls for:  Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Announcing: “Abandoned Profits” for Real Estate Investors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Introducing a cache of expert training & ‘smart tools’ to help real estate investors find abandoned profits 

August 2017 (eRelease) – AwesomeREI.com is thrilled to announce Abandoned Profits for real estate investors, marrying (i) a leading-edge training program showing investors exactly how to find and profit from ‘off-market hidden gems’ with (ii) exclusive, in-house ‘smart tools’ to simplify and accelerate market research, deal funding, cash buyers and more.

In 2016, the acclaimed Abandoned House Secrets training program was first released, in partnership with 17-year Florida real estate investors Sean and Tracey Flanagan—a comprehensive, step-by-step ‘blueprint’ of unique tactics and strategies for systematically taking down high-profit abandoned properties. Their full clever-yet-simple system was carefully detailed and shared with real estate investors interested in learning how to duplicate their business and tap into abandoned properties as a consistent source of profits.

To further amplify this remarkable training, it’s now being offered in rare combination with a series of innovative ‘smart tools’ to help people quickly solve many of the most common problems associated with actively buying and selling abandoned properties, including:

  1. How do I find the best target markets to focus on? (locally or nationally)
  2. How do I quickly find cash buyers for abandoned properties I want to quick-flip?
  3. How do I find private lenders (or hard money lenders) for abandoned houses I want to close on?

Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

6 Ways to Find Awesome Fixer Upper Contractors

Hey Guys, JP here—One commonly recurring question we’ve heard over the years how to find awesome fixer upper contractors for your fix-and-flip deals. Or even to handle the renovations for your rental properties.

Where are those contractors hiding?

While Patrick and I typically prefer wholesale deals (quick nickels) over fixer uppers (slow dimes), truth be told we’ve each had our fair share of rehab experiences. Guess that’s what happens after 24+ years (combined) in the real estate game. And when you’re in this business, it’s just always going to come up from time to time—you’ll need to hire a contractor.

Well, today I want to share with you 6 quick, but solid shortcuts for…  Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

My New Letter of Intent

Hooray for you – we’re giving away another freebie today! Not only will you get to swipe a goodie from us, but I’ve also got an awesome video for you that comprehensively covers what we’re giving away.

Look, there are lots of letters of intent available out there. You could even create one for yourself and consult with your attorney before using it.

But why reinvent the wheel?

We’ve already done all the heavy lifting for you. (You’re welcome!) I still suggest you cover your butt and run this document by your attorney before using it, but it’s our letter of intent of choice – and it’s worked for us for years.

It’s simple, matter-of-fact and to the point. And, you’ll notice it’s only 1 page. That’s intentional. That way sellers can quickly understand exactly what we’re offering them.

Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

4 Key Traits SUPER Investors Possess

You probably dreamed of being a superhero when you were a kid, right? I mean who didn’t, right?

So while I’m still around waiting for some X-ray vision and maybe an invisibility cloak (admit it, you’d love these too), the current reality is that I’m still just me, JP Moses, Director of Awesome here at Awesome REI.

But here’s something cool: I may not be a superhero yet, but as an adult (most of the time) and seasoned real estate investor (now 17+ years), I know just what it takes to be a Super Investor, which is maybe, kinda the next best thing?

So let’s talk about that for a sec…

Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

Here’s My ‘Burned House’ Letter

I have a question for you…

Have you ever driven by a burned-out house and wondered about it? Wondered how you might approach that owner, acquire the property and fix it up?

Well, you’re in the right place at the right time… because today, I’m going to share what I like to call my “burned house” letter. And not only am I going to show you the letter and explain how to use it, you get to download a copy for free.

JP Moses here, and I’ve used this letter for years quite successfully, and now it’s yours to use as well.

Uh, you’re welcome, my friend!

Now this is important…

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2 Solutions for Handling the #1 Objection from Private Money Lenders

Has it been challenging for you to get private money for your real estate deals?

After all, it can be so easy to stumble or just freeze up altogether when you get hit in the face by their #1 question:

“Have you ever done this before? Have you done a deal?”

But wait…don’t panic! Keep reading, because I’m about to share why this simply question can so often tangle you up. And even better, I’m going to help you out by sharing exactly how I handled this question successfully back when I was “wet behind the ears” as an investor.

And let me just say – you’re not alone. Over my years in this, I’ve found that sooooooo many investors commonly have difficulty landing secure, stable private money,  and especially if you’re a greenhorn newer to the game.

Here’s why, plain and simple…   Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

How I Wholesale Houses Anytime, Anywhere – Working Just 10 Hours a Week

Hang onto your hat, because you’re about to get an inside look at how I’m able to own and run a very successful and profitable wholesaling business…with only around 10 or so hours of my time involved each week. And because of this, I get to actually enjoy my life, spend heaps of time with my family, travel frequently to amazing places and even surf to my heart’s content (I love surfing!).

But hey, if you’re already thinking, ‘Yeah right, sure, sounds too good to be true…’ let me just say that I get that. I hear ya…

I mean, even I struggled with believing anything like this was actually achievable – having an ultra successful investing business without investing an ultra amount of time. I remember so well how my first months in all this were filled with doubts, frustrations and traditional (but limiting) beliefs too – at first.

But not only did I not let myself give up, but all these things actually led me to discover a new path for wholesaling houses – one that most investors aren’t really dialed into yet. Turns out it’s a much easier path actually – and one that still makes me piles of money but with a fraction of the time and effort others have to put in.

Would you like to hear my story? And how I’m able to make a full-time income wholesaling houses for quick cash with only a part time effort?

Okay, let’s do this…

I’ll open up and lay it out for you. But fair warning:

1This is unconventional and may rock a few boats.

2I’m not sure how long this will be, but if you hang with me, it’ll not only be worth your time, but you’ll be challenged to reconsider your own approach to wholesaling houses as well. Keep reading, you’re doing awesome…

How to Scale Your Business and Get a Dozen Leads a Day

Did you know that lead generation is the most important aspect of real estate investing? It’s your lifeblood. Believe it.

Did you also know that in order to have consistent, killer lead gen, you have to systematize your business?

And having a rockin’ systematized real estate investing business is how you’ll be able to scale up and grow your biz, right?

Are you wondering how the heck you do all of that?

Well, fear not, friends – my good buddy and fellow genius investor, Rob Swanson, is here to show you how to take the painful hustle out of investing by systematizing the most critical piece of your business – lead generation.

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