CRE Online Newsletter: 02/08/12

February 8, 2012

New Feature Article

Commercial Real Estate: Operational Due Diligence

ray alcornby Ray Alcorn, Forum Host

According to our Commercial Real Estate expert, Ray Alcorn, operational due diligence is the easiest category in investigating a potential income property.

Operational due diligence provides a baseline for the projected expenses for the buyer’s first year of ownership. And numbers talk–if you know how to listen. Read more…

CRE Online Real Estate Success Summit

Mark Your Calendars – February 24, 25, 26, 2012

We’re holding a very special 3-day absolutely 100% educational event. This is a pure learning opportunity taught by super-qualified real estate investors. No outside speakers. NO books or courses will be sold.

We’d love to meet you there in person!

Details here: http://www.creonlinesummit.com

New Blog Articles

Get in the Game with Other People’s Money (OPM)

by Jim Ingersoll

This is Jim’s fourth installment in a blog series about investing in real estate using OPM (Other People’s Money) and focuses on financing strategies to make short-term real estate ventures easy to finance.

When you use private lenders instead of hard money, you can pay a great rate of return and leave a lot more profit on the table for yourself. Read more…

9 Essential Clauses for Your Purchase Agreements

by Marko Rubel

First, keep your real estate Purchase Agreement short and simple. If the contract is too complicated, the seller may refuse your offer.

That said, here are a few indispensable clauses to include in your Purchase Agreement. Remember to get it reviewed by an attorney or title company to make sure it complies with your local laws and modify where necessary. Read more…

What’s Hot for 2012 – On Demand

Listen to my recent interview with Phil Pustejovsky and Peter Harris, two top real estate trainers who will be teaching you at the CRE Online Real Estate Success Summit.

It’s all about: What’s Hot for 2012 in Residential and Commercial Real Estate Investing.

Listen in: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WZbSgcmw