Picking The Best Green Investment Value

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Residential Investing Picking The Best Green Value A couple of weeks back we took a look at a spreadsheet with 16 single family and multi family investment properties in Fresno CA. This week we'll be featuring a few of the best as we discuss how to identify the greatest value for those just getting started to the experienced green investor looking to pad their portfolio. Obvious considerations are: Location Market Age Condition Improvements Neighborhood Some other important factors include: Financing: Cash vs. financed investing Bid price: Properties with zero to a dozen offers Configuration: How does the number of beds and bath really pencil out? Previous remodeling:  Are permits important? What are indicators of poor...Continue Reading!

Floor Plan Reconfiguration Tips and Tricks

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Floor Plans Reconfiguration Tips and Tricks When buying a previously owned home as a primary residence or an investment property slight or even major floor plan changes can add attractiveness, convenience and value. This is particularly true when remodeling older homes, which may have dated floor-plans not to mention unusual and even unpermited additions. This week will be looking at just such a property located at 198 Pond Road Bridgton ME.  A joint venture investment, we're determined to take a 100+ year old floor-plan, including more recent somewhat unfortunate remodeling, to a whole new level of Green Livability. As always we've found no one of...Continue Reading!

GREEN Projects Update

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GREEN Projects Update From West to East Coast As you many know GEE always has several projects in the works.  From new investment opportunities and acquisitions to energy wise remodels for flipping or renting we stay busy doing our part and helping others to Save The Planet One Foreclosed House At A Time! Tonight we'll do an update round up on current and new projects including interesting developments from the West to East Coast. Time permitting we'll discuss: Maine property acquisition including finding extra acreage attached not evident in listing. Flipping or renting options in Virginia. Rental prices increasing the Return On Investment (ROI) in California. As always...Continue Reading!

3 Project Updates

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3 Project Updates From East to West Coast Greetings PlanetSavers, Tonight we'll be updating the progress on three properties we've been following. As many of you know the real estate markets across the nation provide various kinds of short and/or long term investment options while allowing for energy wise upgrades.  This being the case, I believe green remodeling of residential real estate represents one of the greatest avenues for financial and environmental security. 198 Pond Rd. Bridgton, ME A 3 bedroom 2 Bath 1716 Sqft home built in 1900 that appears to be a fantastic deal at $46,000. Conflicting deeds show property may be between 2-14...Continue Reading!

Open Forum: Various Rental Issues

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Open Forum Various Rental Issues Many thanks to our recent guest interviewees.  If you missed any of these great webinars you can find them archived here. As we've been discussing, real estate markets around the nation are providing exciting investment opportunities.  From buy and hold rental properties in Fresno, CA to Energy Wise flips in Virginia and Maine! With excellent ROI's, this is a good time to jump in and catch the rising tide of passive income and/or equity. For those who already have, tonight's Open Forum's a chance to ask questions and get feedback on any and all aspects of your project. For those...Continue Reading!

Ready For A Joint Venture?

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Joint Venture Easy Way To Get Started Tonight we will analyze a property purchase in Maine for the purpose of either flipping or renting.  I'll be making an offer on 198 Pond Rd, Bridgton, Maine 04009 tomorrow morning, a 1,761 sqft 3 bedroom 2 bath and am offering an opportunity for someone(s) to partner with us on this project. I know, Maine is a long way away from most of you (me too.)  I wouldn't stretch that far if it weren't for knowing Tom Smith, the contractor and Home Performance expert who we will be using to complete this project. Tom has been...Continue Reading!

Maine Green Investment Property

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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

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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!

Tax Deed Auction: Orange Cove DEAL OR LEMON

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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 Deed Auction Results

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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!

 

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