12 Tasks to Tackle Before Fall Arrives

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The days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting cooler. The kids are trudging off to school again with their backpacks, and leaves are falling from the trees. Yep, it’s official: Fall is here. Now’s the time to finish up any last-minute maintenance projects and get your home and yard ready. Take care of these 12 tasks to get your … Read More

New Construction Home Prices Increased 3.2% in Second Quarter

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Second-quarter 2018 new construction metrics compared to second quarter 2017: 22.3% of newly built homes sold above their list price, down from 24.8%. For the past seven quarters, the percentage of new construction homes that sold above list has been declining. For existing homes, the percentage sold above list has been increasing over the same time period. New construction home … Read More

#291: How to Build a Business That Helps Find Deals Before Anyone Else with Neal Collins

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Are you struggling with finding deals in today’s market, where the best properties go fast? On today’s show, we interview Neal Collins, an investor in the red hot Portland Oregon who has figured out a way to find deals before anyone else even sees them! Neal shares the brilliant strategy he’s created to build a world where the best deals … Read More

#290: 7 Paths to Financial Independence with Brandon & David PLUS Josh Dorkin Tells Us Where He’s Been!

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Are you ready to get really excited about the life possible through real estate? This show will go down in BP history as one of the foundational episodes: Brandon Turner and David Greene dive deep into seven unique and powerful strategies for building a real estate business that can fill your life with cash—not work. You’ll love the humor, the … Read More

Kitchen Countertop Buying Guide: Meet the Main Players & Find Your Best Match

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Your kitchen is the heart of your home, which means your countertops have to be fit for the job. Sure, it’s nice if your countertops are stylish. But are they durable? Cost-effective? And will they ultimately suit your lifestyle? In this buying guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about popular countertop surfaces so you can make an informed … Read More

Redfin Housing Demand Index Flattens from May to June

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Buyers Become More Selective and Price-Sensitive as More Homes Hit the Hottest Housing Markets   The Redfin Housing Demand Index fell 0.7 percent month over month to 120 in June. The decline was driven by a 2.2 percent decrease in the seasonally adjusted number of homebuyers requesting tours, and a 12.2 percent decrease in the number making offers on homes … Read More

#289: Using Other People's Money to Build Your Real Estate Empire with Matt Faircloth

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Building a real estate business can be one of the best ways to achieve financial freedom. The problem for most, however, is money: There simply isn’t enough in your hands to get all the deals you want. That’s why today’s show might be the most impactful podcast episode you’ve ever heard. In today’s interview with Matt Faircloth, author of the … Read More

How to Build Your Own Vertical Garden With Shipping Pallets

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Take your green thumb to new heights (and small spaces!) with a vertical garden. This DIY is a great way to integrate a little greenery into any space, including an apartment or small porch. Supplies: Two pallets Tarp Hammer Pry bar Gloves Safety goggles and ear protection Sanding blocks or sandpaper Paintbrush Water-based stain Water-based clear sealant Two 3 1/2-inch … Read More