How To Tackle Downsizing In 5 Steps

Posted by Julian Montoya // June 12, 2016 // Blog / Featured

Of all of life’s major events, moving is considered to be one of the most stressful. Downsizing exacerbates that stress because it requires letting go of familiar things while adapting to new circumstances. Fortunately, there is a solution decluttering. While it is a good idea to declutter your home periodically, decluttering before a move makes […]

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Breaking Into New Markets: It’s Easy If You Do It Smart

Posted by Julian Montoya // June 5, 2016 // Blog / Featured

What is an Emerging Market? Simply put, an emerging market is an area experiencing growth, adding jobs, seeing an increase in population and a surge in construction. How can you start to analyze a market before you commit any capital? I have six important criteria that I look at: Job Growth Household Growth Construction Permits Demographics […]

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What All Real Estate Investors Should Remember on Memorial Day

Posted by Julian Montoya // May 29, 2016 // Blog / Featured

Memorial Day is here. What does it mean for us as real estate investors? Memorial Day is one of the most important days of the year. Yes, it gives most people an extra day off to party, relax, and eat, but it is so much more important than that, especially if you are a real […]

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3 Tips for Taking the Emotion Out of Buying Rehab Deals

Posted by Julian Montoya // May 22, 2016 // Blog / Featured

Tip #1: Trust the Numbers You have an investment analysis tool for a reason. You may be able to run some of the numbers in your head, but you need a structured, formalized process for deal analysis that drives your investment decisions. Seasoned investors may balk at this notion, citing their years of experience as […]

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7 Signs That Prove the Real Estate Industry is Booming Again

Posted by Julian Montoya // May 15, 2016 // Blog / Featured

Real estate, like any other investment vehicle, is subject to boom and bust cycles as part of the larger economy. While the reasons behind these booms and busts may be debated, the fact is that they exist and we are currently riding through another cycle. I have been investing in real estate long enough now […]

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Technology vs. People Skills: Which Real Estate Strategies Will Win?

Posted by Julian Montoya // May 2, 2016 // Blog / Featured

The real estate industry caters to independent strategies. For every investor, there is another way to go about conducting business. Some may prefer to utilize the convenience of technology while others want to maintain personal relationships. However, for one reason or another, there remains a void between these two independent strategies. Smart investors will figure […]

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Real Estate Investing As A Business

Posted by Julian Montoya // April 3, 2016 // Blog / Featured

“Investment is most intelligent when most business like” – Warren Buffett If investing is better when conducted most business like, does it mean that more real estate investors ought to be investing in a more businesslike fashion? Should every real estate investor be investing as a business? What does that really mean? What does it look […]

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Housing Still The Best Investment Tool Of A Lifetime

Posted by Julian Montoya // February 27, 2016 // Buy A House

Many people are still wondering whether or not real estate is one of the best investment strategies for long-term wealth building. Is investing in homes still a smart investment for the average individual? Is a home still the best investment of a lifetime for most Americans? If so, why are some pessimists still questioning the rebound […]

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Real Estate Lead Generation 101

Posted by Julian Montoya // February 17, 2016 // Sell A House

What are the best real estate lead generation options today? Where and how can real estate agents, investors and other related industry professionals generate more leads for buying, selling and renting properties? What are some of the little known benefits, and pitfalls of common real estate lead generation channels today? Here are 12 ways for real estate […]

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