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Investment Secrets

Published April 9, 2021

Make Smart Real Estate Investments By Avoiding These Myths

We have all seen the late-night TV infomercials with the big houses, expensive watches, and fancy cars. Oh yeah, and you can do it part-time...

Investment Secrets

Published April 8, 2021

Redefining The Competition Through Market Opportunity Analysis

Business opportunities are needed to both start your venture and to grow it. But how do you know what opportunities to pursue? Shouldn't you jump...

Investment Secrets

Published April 1, 2021

The Stock Market Versus Real Estate: Which Investment Is Better?

I was 22 when I completed my general classes in school and began signing up for finance and business classes. At that point, I owned...

Investment Secrets

Published March 11, 2021

How To Become A Hard Money Lender

One real estate investor responded, "To have more passive income than expenses." The question asked was, "What is your goal for real estate investing?"  The...

Investment Secrets

Published March 10, 2021

Is Investing In a 401(k) a Bad Idea?

We are told that investing in retirement plans is a good idea, but can that strategy actually push out your retirement? Although I am a...

Investment Secrets

Published December 9, 2020

How To Buy Real Estate Foreclosures – A Step By Step Guide

Foreclosures represent an excellent opportunity for real estate investors. After all, foreclosed properties are often available at a discount because they are often in a...

Investment Secrets

Published April 9, 2020


In order to reach the top of the real estate investing mountain, you're going to want, and need to utilize all the tools available to...

Investment Secrets

Published March 12, 2020

Investment Secrets – Only 2%

Last month Pine Financial Group hosted the 2020 Minnesota Real Estate Investor Success Summit, it was a great event and we had our best turn...

Investment Secrets

Published August 9, 2019

When To Sell A House

Taking the idea of trying to time the market out of the equation, how do you know when the best time is to sell a...

Investment Secrets

Published July 11, 2019

Improving Seller Calls

It was a fall Sunday morning before a Denver Bronco game. I was playing fantasy football and desperately wanted to watch the pregame shows to...

Investment Secrets

Published June 12, 2019

Debt And Equity

Strategies to fund your next real estate purchase: As a hard money lender, I get calls daily from real estate investors wanting help funding their...

Investment Secrets

Published November 7, 2018

The Single Member LLC – Should I Use One?

Correct use of entities in a real estate investing business is one of the most common mistakes I see investors making. A Single Member Limited...

Investment Secrets

Published August 8, 2018

What Should I Invest In? An Answer from the Expert

Do you want to know what is going to give you the best return on your investment? A while back, I was asked to participate...

Investment Secrets

Published December 11, 2017

The Evolution Of My Investing Strategy

Written by Justin Cooper: My investing strategy has evolved over time and I fully expect it to continue to evolve.  I think I got interested...

Investment Secrets

Published November 8, 2017

4 Ways To Wholesale Real Estate

Want to invest in real estate with no financial risk and no money or credit?  Wholesaling houses is a popular choice.  I personally think wholesaling...
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