Flip This House: Real Estate or Fake Estate?

Have you ever watched that show “Flip This House” on A&E and wondered just how in the heck they find those houses so cheap in the first place? I mean they show you how they fix the place up and how they sell it and make a killing; But how do they manage to find houses at 50% of their market value and below?

Maybe you have a hard time believing that those types of deals are really out there. Some will say that’s just television. Perhaps that makes no sense to you like it didn’t to me either at first. It could be that you doubt this “real estate” thing will ever really happen for you and at one point would have agreed if someone called it “fake estate“. I know that’s not you though. You’re hanging on in hope, and refuse to fall into the “skeptic” trap that has strangled the dreams of so many other people though out the world.

Well guess what… It’s not just television and no it’s not “fake estate“. I’ve done just what they do on those tv shows; of course minus the fixing up houses, driving hummers and the bad acting. That leaves the question; Should I have my own tv show?

Back to the main story. Guess what his answer was…


His number one source of leads are probate/estate case filings. Number ONE! It’s as simple as going down to your local court house, getting the most recent probate filings, pulling some leads, sending off some letters and sit back and wait for some calls to roll in. Of course you’re not just sitting back doing nothing. You’re either working on other leads or pulling more probate files. What ever you do, don’t just sit there and do nothing. Real estate investing is ALL a numbers game. The more leads you bring in, the more money you’re on track to make.

The same stuff that their doing on those tv shows, you can do. I actually used some techniques I learned here and there to get my first probate under contract. I got a $53,000 home under contract for only $16,000.

Ever heard of Than Merril? He was on the “Flip This House” show. Did you know he did over $200,000 in sales in one month alone? Almost all of that was from wholesaling and a majority of those wholesale deals were from probates.

You need to learn how to do this. Your financial freedom, family safety, personal dignity, degree of success and joy in life depend on it!

I am personally handing you on a silver platter the #1 easiest way in the universe to generate loads of cash quickly. I know of no faster and easier way. It’s how I did it. It’s how Than Merrill did it. It’s how I’ve done it; And It’s how you’re going to do it. Can you can really see yourself making money like this?


North Carolina Real Estate Listings

People prefer to buy a house in North Carolina, as a wide choice is available for buyers. Prospective homebuyers can choose from a range of luxurious as well as affordable houses in different parts of North Carolina. Real estate agents too find it profitable to conduct business, as there are several prospective buyers. Real estate listings in North Carolina enable people to get lists of properties for sale on the market. These listings also put forward names of prospective buyers with their preferences. It provides valuable input to estate agents about trends and preferences.

Real estate listings make it easy for all parties involved to select properties best suited to their needs and funds. Homebuyers can put in advertisements mentioning their budget and the kind of house they would like to buy. Sellers post description of houses for sale along with their unique features to attract prospective buyers at competitive prices. Real estate agents, too, participate in the listings by mentioning types of properties they have such as beach houses or town houses. Real estate agents are usually not affiliated to any one particular seller, which means that they are generally not partial towards any seller and present a fair picture of various options to buyers.

Real estate listings can be found in newspapers and on websites of real estate agents as well. Real estate listings are often classified into sections such as commercial properties or residential properties. Classification is also at times done with respect to the geographical area, as North Carolina has a diverse terrain. For instance, Highlands and Ashville offer vacation homes or permanent residences for settlers in hilly terrain. A home in Raleigh would offer a great place to study art and culture of North Carolina.

Real estate listings are an important part of real estate business as it introduces buyer to sellers and vice-versa. Such listings provide an overview of various properties available where customers and agents may negotiate a favorable deal.

The Virtual Open House Is Changing Real Estate Marketing

The modern day real estate market of the Internet has changed the way real estate is sold today. There was a time when people used newspaper ads and open houses to find homes. Today, web connected homebuyers are using the Internet. Most homebuyers don’t shop for homes advertised in the newspaper any longer and open houses seem to pull more “looky loos” than qualified buyers. It’s been reported that more than 80% of people looking for a home start their home search on the Internet.

With gasoline prices hitting record highs and the demand on people’s time ever increasing, it only makes sense they would be searching for a more efficient way to find their dream home. They’re not as willing to spend hours driving from home to home when they can see dozens of properties online in the same time? With the availability of virtual tours and video on the Internet today, why would anyone leave the comfort of their home to spend hours driving from house to house when they can check dozens of listings on the Internet?

For Realtors hungry for business, an Internet presence is not an optional marketing tool today… it’s a requirement. And, any web-savvy Realtor today knows that to remain competitive in the marketplace, they must be utilizing the latest technologies available to them for selling home fast and for the best price.

Showing properties remains the primary way of selling a property, and Realtors now have a new way to show properties to their prospective homebuyers with another powerful Internet communication tool. The Virtual Open House introduces a dynamic two-way live interaction between the Realtor and their prospect replacing the outmoded one-way communication of static web pages. It may require a little extra work, but well worth it. You want to get your listings on the buyers “short list” of homes to visit in person.

The most successful Realtors know the power of using Internet technology to leverage their time to reach more homebuyers. And, now, with the help of a Virtual Open House, real estate agents will be able to attract more qualified buyers, show more properties and generate more income.

It is essential that your homes for sale be listed and advertised in as many places as possible. Reaching the largest potential buyer pool increases the likelihood of finding the right buyer quickly. Certainly the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), Internet, print advertising, signage, and inter-office and outer-office networking is important. But, it’s not enough to simply alert buyers of available properties, its critical that Realtors do everything they can to position their clients property so it will stand out from the competition. The Virtual Open House will demonstrate your commitment to using the latest technology to show more properties.

If your marketing plan is newspaper ads and open houses, let me ask you… “How’s that working for you?” If you’re like most Realtors today, your answer will include, “not as well as it used to.”