Monthly Archives: March 2017

Lender Approval Made Easy With 3 Simple Steps

Posted by Tom Hall // March 31, 2017 // Blog / Lending

There are more loan financing options than ever before. Between hard money, private money and personal capital it is easy to forget about traditional lender financing.  Even though banks have gotten a bad rap over the years they are still a very attractive financing option.  The near record low interest rates alone make them a […]

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Spring Cleaning

Posted by Tom Hall // March 27, 2017 // Blog / Sell A House

If you are selling a home or thinking about selling a home in the near future, listen up.  I’m sure you’ve heard of the expression ‘you don’t get to make a second first impression.’ Well let’s talk about how cleaning a house is a major way homes get a first impression and how to make […]

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Why Do Experienced Real Estate Investors Still Use Realtors?

Posted by Tom Hall // March 24, 2017 // Blog / Featured / Real Estate General

Why do even the most capable and experienced real estate investors still use agents? Some real estate investors start out in the industry trained to avoid working with Realtors in any way. Others simply see them as the competition and an unnecessary expense. So why is it that when you look at agent listings, public […]

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Rising Interest Rates: Should We Worry?

Posted by Tom Hall // March 20, 2017 // Blog / Lending

Interest Rates

     If you pay attention to what’s going on in the financial world, you’ll see a pattern of rising interest rates over the last few years. What does this mean for me and how should I proceed in the housing market? Will there be another bubble that will inevitably burst, causing another housing crash? […]

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5 Ways To Improve Your Finances

Posted by Tom Hall // March 17, 2017 // Blog / Featured / Lending

As a real estate investor you often are forced to wear many different hats. Perhaps the most important hat that you wear is that of CFO (chief financial officer) of your business. Without a good grasp of all funds coming in and going out you won’t get very far.  In this day and age of […]

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A Sellers’ Market: Spring Edition

Posted by Tom Hall // March 13, 2017 // Blog / Buy A House

Hello beautiful readers! I know I’ve written to you on the subject of being in a sellers’ market before but I felt it needed some re-visiting. We are in the midst of the crazy spring season and that adds another wrinkle to the complications that come from a heavy market where the sellers hold a […]

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8 Professionals You Need On Your Investing Team

Posted by Tom Hall // March 10, 2017 // Blog / Featured

In real estate you are only as good as your weakest link. You can have all the motivation in the world but you need a good team around you to make it happen.  Even though you may invest individually you need the support of the people around you.  Your team consists of many individuals that […]

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Condominium Closing Costs: Don’t Let Them Sneak Up On You

Posted by Tom Hall // March 6, 2017 // Blog / Buy A House / Featured


At this point I’m assuming everyone is aware that when closing on a property, the buyer is responsible for paying the closing costs. Most of these closing costs come from the loan, however the closing attorney fees, taxes, and in some cases, HOA fees are all part of closing costs as well. Today I want […]

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4 (Weird) Threats to Your Property Value

Posted by Tom Hall // March 3, 2017 // Blog / Sell A House

  Every homeowner likes making their house unique, but it’s not always good to stand out. Sometimes what you think gives your home character will actually drive down your property value when you list your house on the market. Here are four odd threats to your sticker price you should be aware of: 1)    Bigger […]

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