ENZ 148 – A Look Back on 2017

In this episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about the successes and failures in his house flipping business in 2017. Chris talks about what worked really good in marketing this past year. We talk direct mail campaigns, cold calling and a couple other marketing tactics. You’ll hear what we will be focusing on heavy in 2018 as well what we will be letting go. This podcast is all about year end review. No matter if you’re brand new to real estate or been in real estate for a while you’ll benefit from this episode. 

Have a happy new year and see you in 2018.

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ENZ 145 – Businesses Are Built One Brick At A Time

In this episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce reflects on some key takeaways he got from a marketing event he recently attended in Santa Barbara CA last week. We’re all conditioned to want immediate gratification but we need not to forget that overnight success can take 8 years. To many times we get caught up with other people success and feel like it should automatically happen that fast for us. That’s not always the case.  So if you’re new to real estate understand you have to be willing to put in a lot of work to be successful.

Chris also talks about building your business one brick at a time. You can’t rush greatness it takes time. So everyday you should be focusing on that one or two things you can do to build your business up. Don’t only focus on the end result.

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How To Keep The Phone Ringing Daily With Deals Part 2

Just in case you missed part 1 you can click the link below

Part 1 blog post

The Final Strategy & Lead Source That Will Keep Your Phone Ringing With Motivated Sellers Daily

From: Chris Bruce

Tampa, Florida

 

So are you ready to hear about the final strategy I use to get leads and more importantly deals from motivated sellers? Well first I want to say if you happened to miss the first part make sure you scroll up and click on the link above. I’m not going to waste to much time I’ll jump right in.

Now I must say I personally been using this strategy in my business for the past 10 months. It’s been working extremely well. I’ve even seen a few posts in a few groups of some of my past students have implemented this and they’ve done a few deals from it. The best thing about it is it doesn’t cost you a dime. You just have to be willing to pick up the phone.

If you guessed COLD CALLING… You’re 100% right.

Now their is a strategic way you must do this, so you don’t come off as a telemarketer. A lot of times homeowners will want to know how you go their phone number. We always tell them we have a research team who identifies vacant homes and finds the phone numbers for us. I have this well written out in my cold call script which you can get access to when you purchase our vacant leads today.

Get Access To Cold Call Script + Vacant Leads Below

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So you may be asking why do we target vacant leads when cold calling? Well there’s typically a higher probability of someone wanting or needing to sell a house that’s vacant vs one that’s occupied right? Plus when a house is vacant it usually needs a bunch of repairs, and the average homeowner just doesn’t have that type of money, time, or resources to fix the property up. Hence why they will sell it to us, and we will wholesale it for a quick fee.

How do you get the phone numbers?

Well let’s say you have a list of vacant homes already. What you’ll need to do is use some type of skip tracing software. Their are several websites that provide this service and I’ll list a few of them below.

  1. TLO.com
  2. Mircobilt.com
  3. Locateplus.com
  4. Intelius.com
  5. Whitepages.com

You’ll take the property address or the tax owners mailing address and run it to search for a phone number. If you ever been late on a bill, yeah… the debt collectors have used one of these services to find your number and contact you about making that payment.

When you’re able to get in contact with the homeowner you’re just going to say, “Hey I saw your house come up on our list as a vacant home, I’m interested in buying, do you have a minute to talk? If they say yes, then you’ll continue asking the regular questions you would when talking to a private seller. This is what two of my staff members do in my office everyday. In fact we just used this strategy to get a deal under contract this past week.

Check out the campaign.

 

Here’s the message from my Acquisition Manager who met up with the homeowner and got the seller to accept our offer. I never even physically saw the property. We’ll make around #25k wholetailing this property on the MLS.

Yes this deal came from our Vacant list and my assistant cold calling the homeowner. She said the reason why she wanted to do business with us because our assistant was so nice over the phone. She had received several postcards from other investors, but after getting our postcard and seeing a call from us, she wanted to do business with us.

Are you ready to start getting results like this?

Now you can go out and drive for dollars to find vacant homes, and hours using different skip tracing software to locate the sellers phone number. No doubt about it, it will work eventually. Or you can do the smart thing, and save tons of time and money by investing in yourself and business and purchasing vacant leads, which will come with our cold call scripts, our direct mail domination training, and postcards, contracts, etc.

If you’re a beginner this is the fastest way to get that first deal under your belt. Now this deal won’t be along forever so make sure to act now.

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ENZ 144 – How To Run Comps On Properties Without MLS Access

In this episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about running comps on properties when you don’t have access to MLS. Now in other episodes you’ve heard me talk about growing a relationship with a realtor for the sole purpose of being able to get the best comps in your market. MLS is still my go to when it comes to finding out what a house is worth and more importantly what I can offer the seller.

So what websites and resources can I use if I don’t have access? I talk about them on this episode. From Redfin, Zillow, to Trulia and a few other websites. You’ll get my strategy I use when buying a property to ensure I walk away with a profit.

Get access to free course by texting the word WHOLESALER to 33444

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ENZ 143 – How To Go From Zero to Closing Multiple Deals A Month

In this special episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about how to go from closing no deals to multiple deals a month. Of course the first goal is to get that first deal under your belt. You go through the grind and hustle your butt off to close that first one. Then you got to do it all over again. Some people forget what they even did to get that deal closed, or they go out and try to repeat it and it doesn’t work out. So what does it really take to close multiple deals a month?

Find out by listening to this episode right now.

To get access to our free course text the word = WHOLESALER to 33444.

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ENZ 141 – 2 Reasons 97% Of Real Estate Investors Fail Or Go Broke

In this special episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce reveals the top two reasons 97% of real estate investors fail or go broke. Being in this business for the past 8 years I’ve witnessed a lot. I’ve saw the ups and downs in not only my business but other businesses of successful and not so successful investors. There is a commonality of the ones who are successful and the ones who aren’t. In this episode you’ll learn what NOT to do in order to not be in that 97%. If you’re just starting your real estate wholesaling business or if you’ve been in the business for a while this episode will hit home. So make sure to listen to it asap.

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Websites mentioned on podcast: www.getmentoredbychris.com

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ENZ 140 – Takeaways From A 100 Million Dollar Mastermind

In this special episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about some of the big takeaways he learned from a past mastermind he attended this week. When it comes to being successful it’s a must you surround yourself by other people smarter than you. Well I just so happened to be around some of the smartest and successful real estate investors in the country. One of the things shared from a guy who does 100 million in flips was if you’re doing fix and flips right now you’re going to want to reconsider with the shift of the market approaching soon.

In this episode you’ll learn about the impending re-cycle coming in the market, you’ll also hear about new marketing strategies that I plan on implementing that we talked about in the mastermind as well. You’re going to love this episode.

Instant Access to Free Real Estate Contracts = Text the word  RECONTRACTS to 33444

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ENZ 138 – How To Faith It Till You Make It

In this special episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about how to faith it. Many of you have heard the saying “Fake it till you make it.” I’ve always been a little at ease when I would hear it. Because it’s telling you that it’s cool to fake something like success. SO I came across an alternative quote that I absolutely fell in love with it’s “Faith it Till You Make It”. It’s been my mantra for the past few years. And I truly believe once you start to use it, you will see some BIG changes in your personal and business life.

 

Websites mentioned on podcast: www.notanewbieanymore.com

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ENZ 137 – How Much Money Do You Need To Be Wealthy with Clayton Morris

In this special episode of Escaping The Real Estate Investing Newbie Zone Chris Bruce chats with TV host turned Real Estate Investor Clayton Morris. Now you’ve probably saw Clayton on Fox News before but you may or may not have know he’s built his fortune through real estate. Clayton invests in properties that brings in a lot of Passive income monthly. If you don’t know that’s they key to becoming wealthy.

Passive Income = Wealth

So how much money do you need to be wealthy? How much passive income is enough to be financially free?

Well these are all things we talk about on our Podcast interview so tune in.

Websites Mentioned on Podcast: www.MorrisInvest.com

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ENZ 132 – How Asking The Right Questions Can Turn Dead Leads Into Hot Deals

In this special episode of Escaping The Real Estate Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about the conversation you need to have when talking with sellers. When it comes down to negotiating and turning the leads into wholesale contracts signed, it’s all about asking the right questions. Most of the time people think that you need a motivated seller who has an asking price the same as you, have a reason to sell upfront in order for you to get the deal. However that’s not the case. Majority of my deals the sellers asking price was much higher than what I wanted to offer. When you know the right questions to ask and what will trigger the seller, you can get them to drop their price much lower.

On this episode I’ll go over those questions in detail. These are questions beyond the normal information you need about the property. You also find yourself educating the seller and painting the picture clear as day for them to see. Tune into this episode  you’re going to love it.

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