When you think of a person who works in real estate you might imagine a sharp-dressed Realtor(r) sitting on a park bench or in a television commercial waiting to sell your home. You may be envisioning the person who hosted tours and arranged furniture, and printed out flyers to sell your home. You probably aren’t thinking about the property manager. What the profession lacks in glamor and notoriety it makes up for in money, opportunity, and sheer entertainment value. But, you may not really know what a property manager does. Yes, they occasionally turn up at a tenant’s door, but what are they there for? Do they collect rent from reluctant tenants? Ferret out illegal activities? Combat armies of termites and cockroaches? Intervene in the lives of hopeless hoarders on the brink of eviction? Pet sweet, loving Pit Bulls and outwit drug dealers? If you pursue a career in property management, you’ll be doing all of the above and much more. There’s no need to panic – whether you’ve already started down the road to property management greatness, or are considering dipping your toe in real estate, this book will tell you everything you need to know to be successful, calm, prepared, brave, and more attractive to the opposite sex. “Real Estate Stories” will give you an insider’s look into the zany world of property management and investing in multi-family units. And you’ll enjoy some good belly laughs along the way, to
Are you a wholesaler, rehabber, landlord, agent or any other real estate professional who wants to learn how to close more deals…and make more money in the process?
From expert real estate investors and best-selling authors J Scott, Mark Ferguson and Carol Scott, this is the only book you’ll need to ensure you’ll get the most deals — and the best deals — on all of your investment property! With over 1,000 successful real estate deals between them, the authors combine the science of negotiation with real world experience to dive into all aspects of the real estate negotiation process — from the first interaction with a buyer or seller, to renegotiating the contract after unexpected issues arise, to last-minute concessions at closing.
Aimed at real estate investors and agents at any level, this book not only covers all aspects of negotiating real estate deals, but also contains dozens of true-life stories that highlight how strong negotiation can result in more and better deals, as well as dialogue that will teach you what to say and how to say it, strengthening your ability to close profitable transactions.
Using expert strategies to create optimal agreements and dynamic end results, you will learn:
* The principles behind successful negotiation
* The psychology of building relationships to gain negotiating leverage
* How to uncover and use information to tip negotiating outcomes in your favor
* Strategies for defining optimal offers and counter-offers
* Tactics for in-the-trenches negotiating and overcoming objections
* Strategies for using concessions to get your deal to the finish line
* Tips for overcoming tactics employed by those on the other side
* How to overcome the challenges of making/receiving offers through agents
* Tactics to renegotiate issues that arise from contract contingencies
* Strategies to get the best of it when buying properties from banks and HUD
* And MUCH MORE!
This is your essential guide to everything property. Property Uncovered is an invaluable road map to help you navigate through the complex world of finding, buying, selling, renting, letting and owning a home. Fighting your corner, property expert Louisa Fletcher reveals how to save money, make money and – most importantly – protect yourself. Filled with insider’s advice you can’t get anywhere else, and frequently hard-hitting and hilarious, Property Uncovered is your no-nonsense guide to property. It’s incredibly comprehensive and packed with practical guidance on everything from finding stress-free flat shares to dealing with estate agents, letting agents and solicitors. Louisa also talks you through adding value to your home and provides top tips to help keep you sane when moving house. In addition, she reveals what you need to know about your property rights if splitting up with a partner, how to negotiate the mortgage maze in the light of recent legislation changes, ways to successfully deal with the most common causes of neighbour disputes, and much more besides.With this entertaining, down-to-earth and practical guide, Louisa provides probably the best introduction to property you’ll find on the shelves. Sorry folks, but this book doesn’t cover Scottish property law.