How to Be an Ethical Real Estate Investor

(You Don’t Have to be a Slimeball to Get Rich!) by Attorney William Bronchick Many people have a very 19th-century view of real estate investors. They think that we are modern-day “robber barons” who prey upon distressed or ignorant people, take advantage of them, and laugh all the way to the bank. The truly sad […]

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Has TV Changed Real Estate Investing?

By Attorney William Bronchick If you take a look through the television stations on almost any given day there is a television show somewhere that features home improvement, real estate investing, or some sort of combination of the two. From shows that teach people how to sell homes that have lackluster reviews to shows that […]

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What Investing Strategies Should I Employ as a Real Estate Investor? Here are 7 Considerations.

By William Bronchick & Frank Pulley As an experienced real estate investor, from time to time you have to give some thought and effort as to what types of investing strategies you will likely employ in your investing business in order to be most successful. As a beginning investor, you may not yet have developed […]

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5 Great Reasons to Use Land Trusts

  By William Bronchick, Esq.  Do you own real estate in your own name or an LLC?  If so, you are a sitting duck for tenant lawsuits, the IRS and code enforcement.  Whether you own in your own name or an LLC, the information is public about who’s behind the ownership of your properties, and that […]

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Dealing with Real Estate Agents as a Real Estate Investor

by Attorney William Bronchick Real estate agents have a valuable source of potential deals for the real estate investor – the Multiple Listing Service. Unfortunately, real estate agents have a monopoly on this information in many parts of the country, so they may be a necessary part of an investor’s game plan.   Dealing with […]

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The Mortgage Elimination Scam

by Attorney William Bronchick The mortgage elimination scam has been sweeping the country. You’ve seen the emails: “Legally eliminate your mortgage!!” Can this possibly be true? Well, I’ve read the claims and researched the law and here’s what I came up with. The Claim The claim is that you can legally eliminate your mortgage based […]

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There’s No “Due on Sale Clause” Jail

How to Take a Property Subject To An Existing Mortgage by Attorney William Bronchick The “due-on-sale” clause is probably the most talked about, feared and misunderstood topic in real estate. This article will dispel any misunderstandings you may have about the due-on-sale and suggest a simple, yet effective strategy to get around it. What is […]

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How to Evaluate a Property’s Value in Today’s Market

By William Bronchick, Esq.  In today’s market where there are so many foreclosure and bank REO sales, figuring out the real value of a property can be difficult.  The comparable sales method is the most commonly used — and still the most accurate one — to determine the value of single-family homes, condominiums and smaller rental […]

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Which Real Estate Gurus are Scams and Which are Legit?

By William Bronchick “Which real estate gurus are scams and which are legit?” This is a question I often get, and rather than publicly decry others, I humbly bite my tongue. It’s a hard thing to do when you see scammers and phonies, but my mother always told me if you have nothing nice to […]

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Flipping Faux Pas You Must Avoid

By William Bronchick, ESQ When it comes to making money in the business of flipping houses and other real estate investments you will find all kinds of do’s and don’ts along the way. The truth of the matter is that these are extremely useful whether this is your first house flip or you have been […]

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