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What Your Direct Mail Designer Never Told You About Your Mail Piece

“Fitting in is a short-term strategy, standing out pays off in the long run.” ~ Seth Godin How did you choose that postcard for your direct mail campaign? What was your thought process? In most cases, the cost is the primary factor behind these decisions. While the most cost-effective mailer piece could save you a couple hundred dollars in the

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5 Tips to Help Negotiate a Deal

Let’s start off this blog post by stating the obvious – we can’t provide a complete negotiation course in one blog post. We can, however, give you some tips and techniques that are proven to help make your negotiations easier and more successful. Negotiation is the most important skill you can develop as a real estate investor. Think about it.

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By Sharad Mehta
13th Dec, 2017

Direct Mail vs Digital Marketing: Clash of the Titans

“Find out what works, and do more of that.” ~ Steve De Shazer  As a direct mail marketer, it is almost impossible to avoid this topic. This is our second visit to the same topic. Second, yes, we just couldn’t resist it! Our research revealed a lot more about each of these marketing methods, direct mail versus digital marketing. How do

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By Sharad Mehta
8th Dec, 2017

The Importance of CRM for Real Estate Investing

Successful real estate investing very much depends on maintaining a continuous flow of leads. Many new investors make the mistake of cutting back on their marketing once they find a good deal. Some would rather start shopping for materials at Home Depot for their fix and flip than keep the direct mail letters flowing or working on their internet marketing. There are

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By Sharad Mehta
6th Dec, 2017

How I raised myself from a failure to a lethal Direct Mail Ninja – Part II

“You are cruising along, and then technology changes, you have to adapt.” ~ Marc Andreessen In the first part of this series, I discussed some crucial elements of a great direct mail copy. It’s your copy that interacts with the potential lead, however, how that copy is delivered to your audience is an entirely different subject. I would be happy to believe that

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By Sharad Mehta
30th Nov, 2017

5 Tips To Increase Results from Your Ad Copy

Let’s face it. There are a lot of real estate investors out there. Generally after a little research, many of them will know about ‘the lists’ (foreclosures, probate, out-of-state owners etc.). They will find the lists and start mailing to them. Many of those investors will mail postcards that say something like ‘We Buy Houses – For Cash’.  Although these

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By Sharad Mehta
28th Nov, 2017

Bank Financing

Everyone hears about the ‘creative’ ways to finance a real estate project such as hard money or owner financing. While those methods are quick, they do have their disadvantages. Many times going the traditional route of borrowing from a bank can prove to be more profitable. Banks generally are much more interested in residential home owners. They have a bunch

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By Sharad Mehta
22nd Nov, 2017

Your Business is Only as Strong as Your Systems

‘You can’t manage people but you can manage processes and systems.’ You’re ready to meet the potential buyers of your first fixer-upper property. You’ve worked day and night to finish the job, and everything is in place. Just when you’re about to meet your clients, you receive a call from the HOA complaining about your fence panels or the uncut

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By Sharad Mehta
17th Nov, 2017

Raising Private Money

There are a lot of advantages to using private money or money from private investors to fund your real estate deals: Private money can fund a deal very quickly Private money may not care about your credit Private money is open to all sorts of returns, depending on what rates of return they receive elsewhere Private money will work with

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By Sharad Mehta
15th Nov, 2017

Financing Your Deals

Most investors don’t want to pay cash for the real estate they purchase. Even if you have $100,000 or so in the bank it doesn’t make sense to use it all on one deal. Interest rates these days (2017) are still at very low levels. That means if you use all of your own money to buy a property, you

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By Sharad Mehta
9th Nov, 2017