Archive for 'Commercial Real Estate Brokers'

Received counter offer on 34 unit!

Posted on 06. May, 2010 by .

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I did the numbers on a few properties Kathy and I seen the other day with a broker. I told the broker what I was thinking 1.2 Mil on the 36 unit property, which they are asking 1.8 Mil and he said, “did you mean 1.2 Mil for the other property cause that’s do-able?” I […]

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A lot happening – networking is king – a job, maybe?

Posted on 21. Apr, 2010 by .

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I have a lot happening lately, which is good, of course, but unfortunately I haven’t closed on an apartment building deal yet. Patience I know…and I have found out they may take a wee bit longer then your typical single family deal. I’m being a tad bit impatient though because I really don’t want to […]

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Private Money Pitch – Short

Posted on 15. Apr, 2010 by .

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Ok so you remember the longer private money pitch that you saw on video, right? Well this is my shorter private money pitch. And I know the video says I’ll be using it tomorrow at the convention, but I actually recorded that video a few days ago….so I used the pitch all day yesterday at […]

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Networking, Toastmasters, Private Money & Offers

Posted on 30. Mar, 2010 by .

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Attending Dave Lindahl’s Private Money/Syndication Bootcamp has really made me realize how super important networking is. It was actually one of the speakers there that really made it sink in. His name is Joel Brough. I first was introduced to Joel at round table discussions that Dave had. Joel was speaking about Property Management. He […]

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Made an Offer on Apartment Building!

Posted on 17. Mar, 2010 by .

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Holy crap, I just made an offer on an apartment building! Now before you get all excited for me lol I didn’t put in an LOI (Letter of Intent) or an agreement of sale. I just threw a number out at a broker to see if the seller was flexible. It’s not a huge building. […]

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Direct Mail List to Buy Apartment Buildings

Posted on 23. Feb, 2010 by .

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So you know I’m working on my direct mail list to buy apartment buildings. Right? Well my first direct mail list, where I did sent out the first batch of mailings, as it turns out I screwed up the list. One of the counties that I was looking in broke down the apartments in 5+ […]

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Our Quest to Buy Apartment Buildings

Posted on 27. Jan, 2010 by .

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On our quest to Buy Apartment Buildings you know that we started a direct mail campaign. Well we sent out 278 letters and up to and including today we got 6 calls in response to our letters. Of course not all of the calls are going to help us buy apartment buildings lol but hey […]

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2 More Calls From Our Direct Mail Campaign

Posted on 22. Jan, 2010 by .

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Woohoo! We got 2 more calls in from our direct mail campaign of 278 folks. The next call we got, I had already gotten my wisdom teeth out so I was in no condition to answer the phone. So I let it go to voice mail. His voice mail message went a little something like […]

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Received 1st Response to Direct Mail Campaign

Posted on 20. Jan, 2010 by .

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Woohoo! We received our first response to our direct mail campaign that we sent out. Now my neighbor, Becky (and her family,) stuffed envelopes, put return addresses on them, hand addressed the envelopes, sealed them and put stamps on them all for .10 an envelope. They did 278 envelopes when all was said and done […]

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