Virtual Wholesaling Is A Reality
Here at Skip Genie we talk to virtual wholesalers quite often. Some of our clients live as far away as Canada and make a comfortable living by virtual wholesaling properties in the United States, but when a lot of people first hear about virtual wholesaling they don’t believe it’s possible. In fact, some people we […]
What If A Home Seller Goes Dark On You?
There are a lot of reasons why home sellers may go dark on you, but the two main reasons are they get preoccupied with something or they lose interest. After they’ve gone dark, it’s really important to be able to get their attention again. Following up with them with phone calls, text message blast, and […]
Powerful Tip On Following Up With Elusive Home sellers
What do you do if a home seller ignores your direct mail and won’t answer the phone when you call? Better yet…let’s say you knock on the door and they still won’t answer you, but you’re almost sure they are living at the property… If you’ve done everything you can do to contact home seller […]
Phone Game & Real Estate Investing
When you’re trying to make good money as an investor part of your success hinges on how well you communicate with the home seller. Communicating effectively with the home seller includes a lot of basics that most of you are already familiar with, such as building rapport. You need to get the home seller to […]
Introduction to Texting Homeowners
More and more often we are getting responses from leads that we’ve already called several times after we text them. If they don’t answer our voicemail, or if we get a phone number with a full mailbox, then we follow up with a text message. A lot of our leads who didn’t reply to our […]
What Job Qualifications Should A Good Cold Caller Have?
As real estate investors use cold calling to scale their business, there inevitably comes a time when it isn’t practical for them to make cold calls anymore. This means that it’s time to hire one or more cold callers so that you can better spend your time. The position of a cold caller is an […]
What If The Homeowner or Heir Is Incarcerated?
Every once in awhile you’ll come across a property where the owner (or heir) is doing time in prison. You can still buy the property, but there are a few extra hoops you’ll need to jump through in order to get the deal done. Find out where they are incarcerated The first thing […]
Put Driving for Dollars on Steroids
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 […]
$150,000 Assignment Fee
Skip Genie cofounder Larry Higgins found this lead and tried to get in contact with the owner of the property, but when he looked them up our skip tracing software had informed him that the property owner had died. After some more digging, he found out they owed like $30,000 in taxes. This was in […]
Skip Tracing – 3 Common Mistakes People Make
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. […]