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The “business of business is business.” This old adage reflects the need for all investors to make a profit.
Energy wise Investors recognize that potential for Green Profits while earning the added rewards of transforming homes, neighborhoods and nations.
GreenEarthEquities specializes in using the free market system, applicable incentives and niche marketing to maximize profit potential for individual investors. Our free interactive video and audio Webinars offered every Tuesday at 6PM (Pacific Time) provide information on strategic planning as well as a forum for questions and answers.
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Maine Investment Property Cold Wet Climate Considerations This week we'll be taking a look at a 3 Bedroom 1 Bath investment property in Bridgton Maine identified by Tom Smith, a frequent attendee and fellow Green Hearted investor. A diamond in the rough, 3 Bedroom's are in great demand, particularly when located in outlying bedroom communities with an hour or less commute from hubs like Portland ME. While 74 N High St, Bridgton ME may or may not be on the market by Tuesday's WebEx meeting, we feel there's lot to learn by taking a renovator - investor's look at what's available in a part...Continue Reading!
Buy and Hold Running the Numbers Tonight I'll be reviewing the process of locating and assessing 2 different and affordable properties each with some perks. We'll run the numbers from walk through repair estimates for a Phase 1 Buy and Hold remodel to likely return on investment (ROI). 4877 East McKenzie Ave Fresno, CA 93727 List $125,000, 4 days on market, built 1977 5 bedroom 2 bath, 1,684 sqft, lot 8,580 sqft 2 car garage, large pool RentoMeter.com rent estimate: $1,400 plus 4944 East Illinois Ave Fresno CA 93727 4944 East Illinois Ave Fresno CA 93727 List $128,500, 15 days on market, built 1956 3 bedroom 1.5 bath, 1,700 sqft, lot...Continue Reading!
1060 C St. Orange Cove Tightening or Slashing Remodel Budgets A constantly reoccurring question in Green Renovation is how to get the most out of a remodel budget. Some considerations include: What can I afford to cut? What can't I afford to cut? What flipping costs are recoverable? What buy and hold costs are recoverable? How much of an Energy Package can I afford to include? What's the best loading order for a Phase 1 and Phase 2 energy wise retrofit? We'll be addressing these and other questions as we take another look at the budget for 1060 C. Street Orange Cove CA recently purchased by Larry Weingarten via...Continue Reading!
Tax Deed Auction Orange Cove DEAL OR LEMON As some may recall we recently featured a Bid4Assets.com Fresno County Tax Deed Auction on several webinars. While we were significantly outbid on the properties we identified, Larry Weingarten our resident auction expert had the winning bid for 2 "outside the box" kind of properties. Tuesday night we'll get a look inside one, a 3 bedroom 1 bath about an hour southeast of Fresno. We'll review photos from our inspection and estimate what it's going to take to get this house rent or retail flip ready with at least a Phase 1 Energy Package. Zillow says...Continue Reading!
Online Tax Deeds Fresno County CA Auction Results Two weeks ago we reviewed Bid4Assets.com with an in depth look at Fresno County CA's Online Tax Deed Auction. Larry Weingarten, our resident tax deed expert, joined us fresh from participating in several other similar county sales. Tonight we'll be discussing the particulars of the bidding process, with screen shots of each step along the way, from viewing the properties in question to placing and tracking bids. Tune in at 6PM Pacific as we share our interesting experience with this kind of property acquisition. We'll talk about our bidding strategy and how we did, as well...Continue Reading!
Online Tax Liens Sales Bid4Assets Auction Fresno County estate, on site and online tax lien sales are one way shrewd investors are picking up properties to flip or hold as long term investments. With this in mind this week I'll be interviewing Larry Weingarten, our resident online tax sales expert. We'll be discussing his history with this type of acquisition including price, location and what kind of surprises to look out for along the way. We'll be taking an in depth look at properties available at Bid4Assets.com and how best to participate in local county on-line auctions. Click here to review properties available in...Continue Reading!
Investment Evaluation Investment Property Opportunities Dave's on a Disney Cruise with his grand-kids this week. He will be back for an interview next Tuesday with Larry Weingarten, our resident on-line tax sales expert, looking at properties available at Bid4Assets.com. Tonight we'll be looking at and evaluating a few Fresno CA properties for investment and ROI potential. Click a link below to view pictures: 3404 N. Miami Fresno CA 93727 1652 Norwich Clovis CA 93611 3455-3457 E Terrace Fresno CA 93703 As you know the real estate market's never been better for generating long term cash flow through a buy and hold strategy. Tune in tonight at 6PM...Continue Reading!
Investment Plan Home Performance Phase 1, 2 and 3 Tonight we will work on an important tool that we all can use in communicating our message to our investor partners. Since we have moved from a flipping market to a buy and hold market, and have developed a preference (at GEE at least) for working with private investors rather than conventional lenders... we haven't communicated clearly enough how we expect to forward our mission of energy efficiency and at the same time maintain a profitable investment structure. We have spoken of "phasing the three packages," Energy, Wow! & Done. And we have been...Continue Reading!
Passive House Shaver Lake CA Design Plans Tonight we'll be taking a look at a Passive House Project scheduled to break ground in Shaver Lake, CA in the Spring of 2013. Pete Moe, an airline pilot just in Asia, has had his build/design team looking over the plans for a year and is interested in our ideas on energy efficiency, as well as referrals for local builders. Pete has his blue prints and engineering plans ready so there should be lots to learn and discuss. Join us Tonight, Tuesday 6PM Pacific Time by following the instructions below. As always I'm interested in hearing your ideas...Continue Reading!
Return On Investment Phase 1 Rent, Phase 2 Sell Greetings PlanetSavers, As previously discussed, many regional real estate markets across the nation are making energy wise house flipping a less attractive way to turn a profit, revitalize communities and help to Save the Planet. With this in mind our new model has been to purchase and renovate properties for the purpose of long term investments. Of course, this raises the question of just how deeply to renovate while keeping an eye on the bottom line. How much of our Energy, WOW and Done Packages should be including to be competitive in the rental and...Continue Reading!