5 Ways To Deal With Your Returned Mail
2017 Dec 05 By admin 0 comment

Even though Larry Higgins no longer does direct mail, he once went down that path. Before he knew it he had around 150 pieces of returned mail. He had heard how returned mail was like gold, and he was told that he should skip trace his mail pieces, but no one really went into  depth about it. This article discusses 5 ways you can deal with your returned mail pieces.   Prioritize your returned mail leads You should prioritize your returned mail pieces by creating a list of properties with the most distress signals and equity. This way you spend…

Real Estate Investing Profits Podcast
2017 Nov 21 By admin 0 comment

Larry Higgins started in real estate just like anybody else: Bandit signs, direct mail, things like  that, but after discovering the pitfalls involved with using direct mail, he developed a unique skip tracing system that would take skip tracing for real estate to the next level. He recently did a podcast with Cory Boatright where he talks about this system he developed along with how he learned to overcome some of the obstacles that are involved with skip tracing. Listen to the podcast In this informative podcast Larry talks about: Estates that fly under the radar Property distress signals Inherited…

Real Estate Investor Summit Podcast
2017 Nov 20 By admin 0 comment

The name, “Mitch Stevens” is a big name in real estate, and our co-founder Larry Higgins had the privilege of being mentored by Mitch when he first got into the business. Mitch and Larry recently did a podcast about bulk skip tracing for real estate. In this podcast a lot of interesting topics are covered: Pitfalls involved with direct mail Why skip tracing is the best way to touch home sellers Bulk skip tracing and how it saves you time Building rapport with home sellers over the phone Making skip tracing as your #1 prospecting method Multiple ways to reach…

Fliptalk Podcast- Skip Tracing for Real Estate
2017 Nov 17 By admin 0 comment

Not too long ago Larry Higgins, the co-founder of Skip Genie, did a podcast on Fliptalk about how he used skip tracing to take his business to the next level. Listen to the podcast In this podcast Larry talks about how he got started in real estate….. It didn’t take long for him to be able to quit his day job, and it didn’t take him long to figure out that direct mail wasn’t what it used to be. Too many investors were mailing the same properties, and a lot of the properties that Larry was mailing turned out to…

Frequently Asked Questions
2017 Nov 16 By admin 0 comment

Why did we create Skip Genie? We built this for our business a few years back — because we needed reliable/unfailing data. We are sniper type investors — so every deal we lock-into is super important. Therefore, we cannot rely on “the numbers game, hit-n-miss, law of averages” data. Our model doesn’t work unless we have the most inclusive and up to date data set available. How much does Skip Genie cost? Our plans & pricing can be seen by visiting the link below: http://skipgenie.com/#plans What is your returned mail program & how much is it? You can learn about…

Put Driving for Dollars on Steroids
2017 Nov 10 By admin 0 comment

Driving for dollars is an excellent way to make good money, especially if you maximize its potential by combining it with Dialing for Dollars. You see, way too many investors are sending mail to the exact same properties, and many of the high-margin deals you find while you’re driving for dollars are non-owner-occupied. Returned mail = Potential goldmine If you’re mailing properties that aren’t occupied, no one is living there to receive your mail! But did you know that the post office does you a BIG favor when they send you back returned mail pieces? Each piece of returned mail…

How to Make Money off your Returned Mail
2017 Nov 09 By admin 0 comment

Direct mail isn’t what is used to be in our business. In fact, too many investors are mailing the same properties and experiencing a diminishing ROI. Besides, what makes your mail stand out from your competitions mail pieces? Not too much…… Winning The Yellow Lottery When you close a deal from direct mail, it’s like winning The Yellow Lottery. You might have won the yellow lottery a few times before, but by integrating a solid skip tracing protocol with your direct mail campaigns you have the opportunity to make WAY more money because your taking extra steps that your competitors…

Skip Tracing – 3 Common Mistakes People Make
2017 Nov 09 By admin 0 comment

Skip tracing can be a lucrative and very low cost marketing medium, but if you don’t know what you’re doing it’s inevitable that you’ll make some mistakes. There isn’t necessarily a steep learning curve to skip tracing, but there is a learning curve. Here at Skip Genie, we’ve been skip tracing for a long time. We’ve done a lot of skip tracing and had to go through a lot of trial and error before we found out what really works. This article discusses the 3 most common mistakes people make while Skip Tracing: Mistake #1 – Using cheap Data Providers…

$150,000 Assignment Fee
2017 Nov 09 By admin 0 comment

First, we found this lead and tried to get in contact with the owner of the property, but when I looked them up our skip tracing software had informed me that the property owner had died. After some more digging I found out they owed like $30,000 in taxes. This was in the Houston area. The owner had died so I looked up her son and it turned out that her son had died also. He had no siblings, no wife, and no children. Her husband had died like 30 years prior. The next step we took was hiring a…

Skip Tracing Software for Real Estate Professionals
2017 Nov 09 By admin 0 comment

As many of you know, we provide skip tracing services here at Skip Genie. The data we provide is as good or better than what any of the other upper tier providers can give you, but our ability to process bulk lists of 100’s or 1000s of leads at once and provide it back to you in a useable format for automation is a service no other provider offers that we are aware of. By automation we mean you could send us list of thousands of leads one day, and we process it and return it to you within 24-48hrs…