In this Presentation I will personally show you:


  • 4 simple, fast, safe and easy ways for you to make money that don’t require any banks whatsoever.
  • These are proven. My students and I have been using these strategies since 2004.
  • Why just now in late 2010 and 2011, these investing techniques are poised to “blast off” for you and I because of the current state of the financial markets.
  • How you can profit from every type of property. Houses with equity, houses with no equity and no default (which are most common) and overleveraged houses in foreclosure (short sales).
  • These leads are everywhere and require little to no marketing costs on your part to obtain. As I said earlier they are the most common lead type I get into my business. In fact, in the past, I used to throw these away. Not any more.
  • You get paid within 60 days. Often in as little as 16 days. No waiting for 7 months to get a short sale approved and flipped or a house rehabbed and sold.
  • You get paid between $500 to $20,000 up front.
  • There is one set of paperwork you use to execute all these techniques.
  • Buyers are hungry for these properties because they don’t have to qualify for bank loans. In fact they will fight over them. There are 80 million to 100 million hungry buyers who cannot qualify for a bank loan. You just flip them over to the buyer for a handsome fee.
  • With one of these techniques there is three ways to make money. You can make some cash now (between $500 to $20,000), cash flow each month (between $100 to $1,000) and then cash out down the road (between $7,000 and $40,000) without ever owning the home.
  • This is the easiest, fastest way to make money in real estate with no money, bad credit, and no loans for you or your buyers.



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    1. T

      Thanks Josh.. Great stuff please keep up the good work. P.S. And stop telling people about my secret spots for the best property deals. “REO” Ha.. just kidding great job.

      Reply
    2. W. Hardy

      Josh,

      I am a 41 years in the business Real Estate Professional. Your program is just a down right outstanding program.
      It really works. But you must invest some real time to make it happen.

      Reply
    3. Gloria Marvin

      Josh,
      I’m not a kid. I’m not even very young; however, I’m not done. Not done with getting ahead, learning more, achieving some long had dreams. While this little clip was not anything I haven’t heard before, it was emphatic and reawakening. As is most everything I’ve heard and relearned from you these past several days. I want to thank you for caring and being willing to share with others your success with encouragement for theirs. I will see you at the top!

      Reply
    4. Mechelle Sanders

      I’m looking to Bird Dog for investors

      Mechelle
      209-271-3399

      Reply
    5. Scott Elsasser

      Great information. I like the Lease Option Assignments. I am just getting started, but have laid most of the groundwork already. I would like to complete 20 deals before the end of the year,

      Reply
    6. sam

      Josh, man!

      This good product you are putting out here and with the blessing of a Jeff Watson, well what else can one say.

      Reply
    7. Scott DeKruif

      Have to hit the skids,but you had better believe I’ll be back if for no other reason but to have you take me where I’am destined to be.Thanks so much and please have a good one.P.S.This training is topps.Thanks again

      Reply
    8. Scott DeKruif

      The only thing holding me back now is getting my s!@#$ to-gether,and you are helping tremendously getting my mind where it needs to be!!

      Reply
    9. Scott DeKruif

      After all the money I’ve spent on how to become a realestate investor,all the time put in trusting,trusting and believing this is the one!!My eyes are almost brown from the B.S.I’am serious I don’t know why I’am here.But my gut and heart tell me this guy is for real!!Thanks you’ve got me back online where everyone else I’ve come in contact with killed my belief in me and R.E.You will soon have another student.Thanks and I do mean THANKS!

      Reply
    10. Deborah Jones

      Josh;

      You are a gracious and giving soul. Thank you for such valuable content.

      May God bless & keep you always.

      Reply
    11. Monique

      Thanks for the info.

      Looking forward to kick starting my real estate for the end of the year.

      Reply
    12. Don

      Sounds great Josh. I am impressed by this simple way to get started. Is a business entity(LLC)recommended for for this?
      Thanks for everything

      Reply
    13. CHINTANA VIRIYACHANTA

      jOSH: tHANK YOU. yOU AE THE BEST. cHINTANA

      Reply
    14. Michael

      I have purchased lots of programs. The key to being able to transfer knowledge to a student is to simplify the content and provide an action plan. I feel I got that from this training. I look forward to more info!
      Thanks,
      Mike S.

      Reply
    15. Tony Anderson

      Josh, As always you have provided great free information that I will use to make more deals in my business. I’m excited to start doing options to make money.

      Tony
      http://www.GoodHouseBuiyer.com

      Reply
    16. Bruce

      I can’t make the call on Thursday is there any other time to Register for the tell all presentation call?

      Reply
    17. Tycledicy

      Hello. And Bye.

      Reply
    18. Kenneth V D'Abreau

      THIS LOOKS EASY ENOUGH,I AM OPEN TO GIVING IT A SHOT

      Reply
    19. Ronald Miller

      Josh; Your great , Im impressedI am a retired builder/small developerhave $600k owed me but hard ti collect. Have 100k cash need to mak $100k per year. i am going to follow all your videos. Thanks

      Reply
    20. Patrick

      Sounds interesting… I look forward to more information to come.

      Reply
    21. elton marcus

      Looking forward to webinar

      Reply
    22. Kyle Garifo

      Great stuff guys. Thanks for sharing all of that information.

      Reply
    23. Virgol

      Thanks Josh as always tremendous service and information!

      Reply
    24. Novena Dunhour

      Thank you Josh!
      Great motivation with a plan of action.
      I agree that moving forward requires a sound mindset…your goal setting presentation provides a solid game plan for serious minded individuals.

      Reply
    25. Margaret Latham

      Josh, GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS YOU!! The information in that first video is priceless. I can’t believe you are doing this for free (but I’m glad, ’cause I have no money…lol). I have already learned so much and I’ve taken over 2 pages of notes front and back. Thank you, thank you so very much.

      Reply
    26. Margaret Latham

      Hi Josh,
      I just finished reading the ICI Survival Guide and I was literally blown away. You included a lot of good, free information. I have always had an interest in real estate but never the money, credit, or know-how to get involve. I’ve enrolled in your seminar and I am looking forward to getting involve. I don’t know if there is a cost to get started but if so, I hope it is not very much because I do not work. I live with my brother and he supports me. I REALLY need this! Thanks for enlightening me on real estate investing and I look forward to working with you.

      Reply
    27. YIS

      Thanks Josh.
      Look forward to effective Nuances suggested!

      Reply
    28. Marvin Lara

      This was great very refreshing made me think very positive and is bringing me back to basics to write goals, is going to help a lot to acheive them im want to take advantage of this program please if you can call me 7864262272 i have a few q’s about the program.

      Reply
    29. francis

      great strategy

      Reply
    30. justice

      this guide is source of information to all real estate consultants

      Reply
    31. Catalina

      This free stuff is really a gift, thank you Josh!

      Reply
    32. John

      I love this 3 video, the don’ts that Jeff gave are worth as much to as what instant cash flow will bring. Thank you guys.

      Reply
    33. Tom Hynes

      Great information

      Reply
    34. John

      As an investor that has only done 6 short sales from the beginning to the end, you got me excited about me going to one establish short sale investor to see if I can bird dog for him to build a reserve.

      Reply
    35. Moses

      Wow great stuff. ALot to consume!

      Reply
    36. Joseph

      Great information about goal settings,
      this is one that I don’t practice that’s why i’m exatly at the same spot every year.

      Reply
    37. theron

      josh, this is theron i live in las vegas nevada can i do lease option assignments,& sandwich lease option assignments,in las vegas is this a goldmine.

      Reply
    38. Dusty

      Thank you

      Reply
    39. CA$HFLOW

      Looking forward 2 making the big bucks ($$$!)

      Reply
    40. John

      Great stuff here. Looking forward to more.

      Reply
    41. Kenneth Davis

      This is exciting! I have spent practically the whole day, ever since I received your email, going over the materials. I especially liked the Special Terms & Conditions download. I too, appreciate the fact that you did not try to sell us a bunch of books and cd’s at the end of your presentation. I will follow-up with you to let you know how I have made out with your system. This is great, and it is just what I needed for my real estate sales business, now. Happy Birthday to me! God Bless you Josh and your crew.

      Reply
    42. Trey

      So glad to get a hold of this!

      Reply
    43. Rickie

      Thanks a lot for the information. Its nice for a change to get help like this, when you,re living on a fixed income, and can,t afford the high prices of those courses that the “gurus” charge at the end of their webinars/seminars.My goal is to get out of debt and hopefully have enough money left to leave an inheritance for my kids.

      Reply
    44. Rogie

      looking forward to it.

      Reply
    45. Bev

      exciting!

      Reply
    46. Winston

      I will attend youe webinar

      Reply
    47. Gus

      OK so you got someone to sign a contract to short sale his property, and now you are taking the paperwork to an investor.
      But so far the bank has not given input about whether they will agree to the short sale you have negotiated with the seller.
      So why would a short sale investor pay me $1500 or whatever, for only the CHANCE to MAYBE get a short sale deal from the bank? If the bank doesn’t accept the deal you negotiated with the seller and passed on to the investor, then isn’t the investor out the $1500 he paid me and SOL on the deal?

      Reply
    48. Jason

      Can’t Wait !

      Reply
    49. Stephen

      Thank you for the information. looking forward to the Tell-All Presentation

      Reply
    50. julie

      Great info. on setting goals—hoping to get my 2nd daughter to implement
      these steps. She is very smart, but needs to focus. This will help.

      Reply
    51. David

      Thank You

      Reply
    52. Doug

      Thanks Josh for the valuable encouragement to do something I have put off way too long. I appreciate your offering this at NC otherwise it would be out of reach. I consider this training the treasure hidden in the field. Today I will get on my knees and start applying and digging up the opportunity to focus my mind and reach my goals

      Reply
    53. Derrick James

      I am 210 lbs. I am trying to make a way for myself in real estate, my goal is to live the dream life I always wanted. And I am willing to work hard to get it, what ever it takes to get my life back on track. I am going to do what needs to be done no matter how long it takes. My goals are, to own a very,very nice home, very nice car, establish a very profitable business to the point where I can help people, as well as my family.

      Reply
    54. Roy Jones

      Looking forward to reading more.

      Reply
    55. katz9

      What’s holding me back is fear
      Fear of talking to sellers and not knowing What to offer………..i did some marketing yesterday and i got about 7 calls , could not answer phone i was so nervous , shaking , is that normal?
      i rally need R.E.I. more than anything i have been studying it for a little bit .
      i am well versed on the subject , just can’t seem to get over my fear…any comments, any one out there ever felt helpless like i did? and how did you overcome it?

      Reply
    56. Donnie

      I love your teaching approach. I just found your site. We were looking for something to augment our current income in Real Estate. The ICI techniques you through out in this first video are awesome. With the housing market looking to suck more over the next two years while REO inventory burns off, what a opportunity. Good job

      Reply
    57. Zu

      Great down to earth information. Enough information that you could go out and do a deal.

      Reply
    58. daniel

      great tools thxs!

      Reply
    59. Liz

      Great Videos. They are full of helpful information and your are not trying to get people to run to the back of the room to buy books and tapes. Thank you for the help

      Reply
    60. Earl

      Josh,
      Thank you for this video. I have a different insight on how to do assignments now!! I got a big smile on my face when you said that this could generate income in the next 16-60 days. Who doesn’t need extra cash right now? Furthermore, when have we seen prices on homes like this. Strike the iron when it’s hot. Right now it’s RED HOT!!
      Again, thank you for sharing!
      Earl in MI

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    61. Michael Miller

      This is an excellent read. In fact, I have known about this type of investment for years… I bought my first house 30 years ago on an option contract. The problem was I never really thought about it as an investment vehicle. The ah-ha came about half way through reading this. Thank you so much for providing this eBook… I can’t wait to attend your webinar on July 21st.

      Reply
    62. Reuben

      I will read your information, and get back to you

      Reply
    63. Henry

      i look forward to read the material
      thanks

      Reply
    64. hetul

      Hi, I am looking for mentor. would you be my mentor?

      Reply
    65. Gloria Seckler

      I have a real estate person coming here Tuesday night because we want to downsize. We actually owe less than it’s worth but I could actually do this with my own house and move and not lose so much money in the process.

      Thanks!
      Gloria Seckler

      PS Then I could get started making more money sooner.

      Reply
    66. TD Stone

      have short sale opportunity in LA area near Venice Beach, need buyer

      Reply
    67. Gloria Seckler

      Wow! I now will make $3,000 by September 30th and make $6,000 by November 30th. I will be able to pay off my start up fee’s by December 10th.

      I am extremely happy with what I have heard so far.

      Thank You,
      Gloria Seckler

      Reply
    68. Gloria Seckler

      I have a home daycare I am closing my daycare by October 1st. I will make my first paycheck in 20 days or less. I will pay off the debts from buying courses and learning and forming a business, by November 1st. I will make over $2,000 a month by November 1st. I will turn my profit to $5.000 a month by December 30th. I will make $100.000 in 2012. In 5 years I will have $1,000.00 in profit. I will provide my Children and Grandchildren with an on going income.

      Reply
    69. Gloria Seckler

      I have started a LLC and it is in real estate. I have a home daycare that I want to retire from and make money. i need some fast cash now just to pay for all the training and licensing fee’s. Getting into business is not free that’s for sure!! I would be thrilled to be able to concentrate on my passion and make some money without working 10 and 11 hours a day watching someone’s s kids. I am 60 and it’s time to be a Grandma and not a Mother! I have 3 children under 2 years old that I watch now. HELP!
      Thanks for cheering me up with hope,
      Gloria Seckler
      Re Investor Pro, LLC

      Reply
    70. Tom Hart

      Sounds as if finally someone has comeup with a system that really does not require money up front to get started. I am interested.

      Reply
    71. Leo

      Josh, this is great stuff….thank you for sharing.

      Reply
    72. Mary Stead

      I am starting in real estate investing and lease option is one of the strategies I am intending to use. You explained it better than anyone else I have heard. My goal through real estate investing is financial freedom. I am a senior citizen with no retirement fund. Thank you for all your great work.

      Reply
    73. Oscar Rodriguez

      Its great thanks

      Reply
    74. Oscar Rodriguez

      Its great

      Reply
    75. John

      I down loaded this e-Book about 1 1/2 hrs ago. I have had time to read about half the book. It is very informative and I intend to use the information to the best of my ability to help myself family and friend’s out this dismal situation. Thanks for the support.

      Reply
    76. Tim Long

      Loved the presentations.
      Not available to participate in webinar,
      previously had selected this date to move into my new home.
      I like what you do but what I am more interested in is the paper.
      Examples of the contracts or do I just need to go to an Attorney?

      Reply
    77. TSH

      Great stuff. Thanks for sharing.

      What does a Short Sale Options Agreement physically like?

      Do you have a sample that you can email?

      Appreciate it

      Reply
    78. vincent

      My office is open , do I put a business card in the packet.

      How to hook up with invester in my area.

      The short sale is some thing ,I have not put time in on.
      Thank you for the great info

      Reply
    79. Bryan

      Can you adapt these concept to the Canadian market?

      Reply
    80. vincent

      I real I’m sorry ,I did not look at all the information .It real good . New way of doing some short sales thank ,IT FREE

      Reply
    81. folasade theresa adeluola

      …..IF THIS IS TRUE I WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER….YOU WOULD THEN BE MY SAVIOUR FROM HEAVEN ON EARTH…..I ALSO SENT YOU FRIEND REQUEST ON FACEBOOK…. I AM ELEGANZA BELLO ON FB……

      Reply
    82. Judy Gardner

      Thanks in advance for the info.

      Reply
    83. vincent

      new agent in restate ,what to now /
      I like to do a short sale.
      Seem the same to me but I want more information. so then it is good.you seem nice.

      Reply
    84. Jean Vilandre

      Finally succeeded in downloading all of the pdf and soundfiles–fantastic stuff! Talk about a “special sauce”! Thanks!!!

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Glad it worked out, Jean. Enjoy the material!

        Reply
    85. Alex

      Thank so much

      Reply
    86. Jean Vilandre

      Superb energy! Great reutilization of classic strategies with a new flavoring, namely, the option and the lease-option/sandwich lease! I wish you continued success! Old School becomes New School when some passionate Real Estate Jedi Knights get cracking! Could you please help me download the links regarding parts 1 to 3 in the pdf downloads. I click on them and get the videos to play or I click save target as and all I get is an HTML link that, once saved to my disk, links me back to the videos. Thanks in advance and agin, I wish you continued success!

      Reply
    87. Pat

      This is great training. I really feel I could do this. Where do I get all the paperwork that will be needed?
      Thanks

      Reply
    88. Gena

      I am trying to do lease option assignments and have only closed 1 deal in the last 6 months. It is much harder to get a buyer and seller matched up than anyone tells you. Trouble keeping buyers loyal also. This is much harder than when I was just rehabbing houses (before the economy busted)!

      Reply
    89. Ramon Pena Alvarado

      Im excited to how this will all pan out. Im looking forward to using the system.

      Reply
    90. Patrick

      As always, great free information from You.
      Thanks So Very much. I will be implementing a lot of this.

      Reply
    91. ED

      I have been trying to wholesale for one year without any results. This looks like something that I can do.

      Reply
    92. bninspired

      I have two deals I am working on right now, after I get them under contract, let’s flip.

      Reply
    93. Fran Austin

      I appreciate that you are helping us newbies to get started in this somewhat confusing business, I know in the long run there is money involved to pay for the education. But thanks for this…

      Reply
    94. Scott

      Hi Josh,

      Alright … I’ll bite and take a look at the Manifesto ebook. Thanks for making available.

      Bird Dogged here in the Atlanta market since 2002 and obviously deals-a-plenty to be had … but capital not so.

      Interested to see what you’re finding working in your market.

      Scott

      Reply
    95. Patrick

      Looking forward to reading the material.

      Reply
    96. HK

      Very good and immediately applicable stuff. Thanks Josh.

      Reply
    97. Jake

      Josh, Do you have any testimonials of people who are actually making money with your ici program right now and not just comments about the videos. I purchased your ici program a few months ago and having been getting my business set up for launch, but just wanted to see how people were doing with it so far. I live in Minnesota and any info you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for all your hard work and teaching us the way to prosper in todays economy.

      Reply
    98. Gary Earp

      Sounds like a great idea!

      Reply
    99. Loretta

      Being new to this, I think I’m going to start out with the least complicated, which is the Lease Option Assignments and work my way to doing all strategies. Thanks for making this easy to understand and implement along with all the free material.

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Good to hear, Loretta! Everybody has to start somewhere. This is the perfect place, especially in today’s market.

        Reply
    100. Mike Leighton-Herrmann

      Thank you for tyhe organization of your product information

      Reply
    101. Joseph Williams

      where can i find all the forms to conduct the short sale and lease option assinments including the lease agreement and the sublease agreement?
      I thank you for this information,that you sent my way free.keep up the good work that you doing.
      Thank Again
      Joseph

      Reply
    102. Loretta

      Josh,
      Everything sounds good except, will the sellers think you’re just trying to get over on them when you ask “is that the best you can do?” Mainly because you’ve already asked “what’s the least you’ll take?”

      Reply
    103. Ali Mamdani

      Hi Josh,
      This is an excellent presentation. I have a question for you. I live in Alberta, Canada and I am wondering if this works in Canada as well or not. Most of the mortgages are not assumeable. How can we do this/
      Thanks

      Reply
    104. Laura Burkhalter

      Thanks for reminding me what I need to do and I do need to see goals several times a day. I can be distracted easily. Thank you.

      Reply
    105. carl

      Great material. I’ll start implementing the ideas today in my own business.

      Reply
    106. Joe

      I looked over your guide and you are right on. I’ve been working with lease options since 1994 and they are far and away the best way to make money in any market but especially today. I thought your info will help a lot of people out there if they are willing to listen.
      Jb

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Awesome, Joe! Thanks for confirming my message.

        Reply
    107. DEA GRIFFIN

      Josh,
      Thank you so much. Look forward to learning from you.

      Reply
    108. Peggy Harmeyer

      Josh,
      What a great reminder of what I should be doing on a daily basis. I am going to write down my goals and plans today and follow up with them every day. We will see where I am a year, 5 yr ect from now. Thanks, Peggy

      Reply
    109. SANDOR OCHOA

      Thank you for you generosity!

      Reply
    110. gigi

      Your a great teacher …really do have a great way of explaining all the assignments. & so does Jeff he’s a down to earth kinda of guy….bottom line. When can. We get started. & how. Much ?

      Reply
    111. gigi

      Great stuff. !!! I just. Hope its not going. To cost a arm & a leg………!!! Please let me know when you guys. Begin. The training
      gigi

      Reply
    112. Desi

      Thank Guys!

      Reply
    113. Hector

      Thanks again Josh; very inspirational video. it is incredible how the mind and the universe work. As you mention; we become what we think about… and that’s absolutely true. Great stuff. I am in the 13% right now and my goal is to get to the 3%. All I need to do is follow the 8 steps and stick with them for the rest of my life.

      Reply
    114. Mario

      Josh / Jeff
      Great material one question were can one obtain more information on Jeffs proses and on the SS Option you mention

      Reply
    115. coho

      hey Josh,

      do you have an example buyer/seller website to drive leads to from ads?

      Reply
    116. Kevin

      where can i find all the forms to conduct the short sale and lease option assinments including the lease agreement and the sublease agreement?

      Reply
    117. peter

      1 enjoy your method of teaching i think you have a gift.my main goal right now is to just get thru that first deal.

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Thanks, bro. I love to teach people how to get more out of their business and life. The first deal is the toughest. Stick with it!

        Reply
    118. Grant

      It is my understanding that lenders will no longer allow assignment clauses in the purchase contracts so how do you get around that?

      Reply
    119. Nate

      How do I learn more about the Short Sale Option Contract?

      Reply
    120. Nancy

      this is great video learned alot of great info .

      Reply
    121. DIANE

      Thanks JOSH FOR THE INFORMATION HOPE TO MY FIRST DEAL SOON

      Reply
    122. Donna Thomas

      Josh,

      Everything you do is absolutely fantastic. High value, enthusiasm and expertise. You know how to give back and this newbie appreciates… looking forward to the day when we can meet and do a deal together!

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Hey Donna.. Last time I talked to you was on Facebook. Thanks for watching my videos on the blog, too. Looking forward to meeting you soon as well! Take care, Josh.

        Reply
    123. coho

      do you payback the option dep. of 3-5% and portion of on-time payments at buyout? if so, how?

      Reply
      • Ward

        I think the answer is no. It just comes off the sale price. It is like their first months “option to own” payment.

        Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        -No, The deposit is how you get paid quickly and we normally don’t credit on time payments but that is not to say you couldn’t. This is the best part of being an investor, the deal engineering.. At this point you need to decide if are done with the quick assignment or structure a deal for the sandwich option.

        Reply
    124. Eli

      Great material!

      Yes, you are on top of my list! When is the REO part coming up? I’m looking forward to put some cash to work. Thanks

      Reply
    125. Russ

      Is there training or coaching available for this with copies of the option agreements etc ?

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Hey Russ.. Yes, there is training, coaching, and copies of all contracts. Stay tuned to this blog for more info.

        Reply
    126. reese

      Reese,

      Excellent Josh! Just simply excellent !!

      All of your training is always excellent!

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Thanks, Reese! Thanks for tuning into the training. More awesome stuff to come – promise.

        Reply
    127. Danny

      you explain everything so well and make it so easy to understand i think that it is a great way to start

      Reply
    128. Danny

      Josh you explain everything so well and make it so easy to understand i think that it is a great way to start

      Reply
    129. Terry Mcgovern

      Great info!! this sounds like the MAPS/AMPS Phil Grove”s programs “ASSIGNMENT OF Mortgage Payment” with extra strategies to use. Jeff I have been following you along with Chris Mcclaughlin Group shorsaleriches program and the lobbying effort, ICC, which I may be able to help with on the Senate side of the effort. I worked on the senate side for 10-years and am fairly well connected. Getting back, is this the Phil Grove AMPS deal ? Thank You

      Reply
    130. peter

      you explain everything so well and make it so easy to understand,the only thing holding me back is me that is changing as i write.

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        You’re right on that one, Peter. But you’ve realized it, and now you’re putting a POA (plan of action) together.. You’re on your way!

        Reply
    131. peter

      moving,stimulating and appreciated.

      Reply
    132. Eric

      Dear Josh I am trying to get myself going and get my first deal done and I just hope I achieve it soon

      Reply
    133. David Eittreim

      It looks like a great way to start

      Reply
    134. Robert H Maynard

      Hi;- About 60% of what you write on that white board. can not be seen.

      Damn!! There are short salesll over the place.!!

      Reply
    135. Russ

      can a new investor in Virginia deal with you or do they have to find a local investor for their short sale option assignments? Do most local investors offer the same 15% on the back end? Can a realtor who specializes in short sales offer you that fee and 15% ?

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Hey Russ – We generally don’t act as the investor because we have enough deals here locally. 15% is a general rule but everything is up to negotiation.

        Reply
    136. John K. Jackson

      great stuff..it reminds of phil grove’s
      assignment of mortgage system.

      Reply
    137. J

      I did not see part 1-my question is does this method violate any B&P codes for license requirements in California.

      Reply
    138. Steve

      Good information. Still need some clarification.

      Reply
    139. Nate

      Written goals with an action plan. Amen!!

      I make $33,000 a month by July 31, 2011

      I have $400,000 in the bank by November 16, 2011

      I am spiritually strong by July 10, 2011

      I read the bible for 1/2 a day each morning by July 10, 2011

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Great goals, Nate! Perfect!

        Reply
    140. Harold Peters

      What is going to happen with short sale investors and the new regs coming out of Washington> In my are the realtors and lawyers are going after the same prospects.

      Reply
    141. mario mojarro

      good stuff, do you have California specific paper work?

      Reply
    142. Albert Tiede

      Josh,

      That was a great video that really reminded me how important it is to have your goals written down and following them daily instead of just flying blindly through life.
      Thanks

      Reply
    143. Kyler

      Hi Josh, good stuff. I want to get started tonight but I don’t know how to fill out a option assignment contract or an ATF. Who can help me?

      Best regards,
      Kyler LaQuey

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Hey Kyler.. We have all that in the ICI program and it comes with 4 weeks of coaching, too.

        Reply
    144. Mary Stead

      Thank you so much for this detail information, it can’t get any better than this. I am starting immediately.

      Reply
    145. Nancy

      Which video has the pizza delivery marketing system? The equity assignments or another – haven’t seen it

      Reply
    146. Peter Pedro

      Hi Josh, great info you’ve just explain step by step what I’ve started to do on my own here in Miami Fl, I just received back the Short Sale package from an owner that just walked away from there house. I sent them a letter it was forwarded and they reply… again really !! really great info, and Straight to the point with the detail…
      Peter from Miami

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    147. Tony SH

      Hey Josh first let me say that this is an awesome presentation. I didn’t get much out of it at first because I expected you stop after a few minutes then say “Now go to my website and order the entire program for only $1,200.00 for today only. Tomorrow it will be $2,200.00”. That is what everybody does but this is a remarkable presentation. I have spent tons of money on programs that left me with more questions than answers and more confused than before. But you nailed EVERYTHING right down the middle in the most understand way using simple illustrations. I have said thank you Josh soooooo many times while watching this. I just have video # 3 to watch and then I’ll be ready to hit the road. I can feel it in my bones. Thanks again.

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Awesome, Tony! We try to be different than everybody else by investing FIRST and teaching what works second. We’re only teaching what we use in our investing business every week. Thanks for watching!

        Reply
    148. HK

      I like the SS Assignment Option. Were a SS shop in Chicago. I can use this immediately for some quick cash. I like the Apprentice program too. I’d like to hear/seeit was set it up I would like to implement something like that in my business. Thanks Josh.

      Reply
    149. Mauricio

      This is all very informative! The question here would be how much will I have to pay for the training to do these short sale option assignments?…and when, or how do we get to that information? I have been missing out on all these type of deals (due to lack of capital) and currently have two possible short sales, so I don’t want to waste time and lose these two deals, as well.

      Reply
    150. Oscar

      In my state, the Salt Lake board of REALTORS, it’s unethical to recieve money from different parties apart from the the client unless it is disclosed. So I am not too sure if I want to execute as a REALTOR but as a rookie REI I might do it. Again, I am not too sure but this I know always disclose what is my intent so as to avoid any illegal problems with the Real Estate Division.

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        You are right full disclosure is our policy!! You can never commit fraud if you are fully disclosing,

        Reply
    151. Kevin

      WOW!! This is great information, i’m starting immediately!

      Reply
    152. ARMIDA dOMINGUES

      I AM INTERESTED ON YOUR PROGRAM I WANT TO START DOING SHORT SALE OPTION ASSIGNENT……….AND GO TO THE NEXT LEVEL…….I AM A LICENSED RE AGENT PLEASE CONTACT ME VIA E-MAIL SO I CAN START…I HAVE LISTEN TO YOU FOR A WHILE I NEED TO MAKE MONEY….HELP ME TO JOIN YOU….LET ME KNOW WHAT I HAVE TO DO…TO START….PLEASE E-MAIL ME TO THE E–MAIL I AM SENDING YOU….KEEP ;FROM SHARING IT…PLEASE..

      tHANK FOR YOUR RESPONSE

      ARMIDA

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    153. alicia

      Dear Josh I have been looking and listening to the videos since you started the training and I’m looking at the latest forms for filing certain motions and its like something is missing like where are the short sale package forms that you would give to the Home owner.It kind of is like an overview but not the actual things that you need to do.

      Reply
    154. theron

      hi josh, theron josh i have been with you guys since jan 2011, had some set backs,so just getting started,josh here is the good news working on my first equity option deal,this is a probate deal home was built about 5 years ago,arv is between 136,600-140,000, the seller was asking 75,000,after i asked the big question,he came down 3,000.00 the house has a metal roof,and needs about 8,000 in repairs,1675 sqft,i have more leads coming will keep you posted,the seller wanted to look over the option to purchase sale contract.i will keep you posted.

      Reply
    155. coho

      Question:

      If you are the owner of the shortsale already and the bank sent you a letter of the price they’ll take, can you assign the shortsale and make an assignment fee? Or at least buy some time somehow?

      Thanks.

      Reply
    156. Chuck

      Awesome stuff Josh!! It’s called living life with a rudder and purpose, rather than spinning in circles not knowing where to go….just being “busy”. Thanks so much!!

      Reply
    157. Ranjit Singh

      Hey Josh…I Have seen alot of training on short sales. You are the first person who has broken it down into a such simple format on a whiteboard.

      Just by watching this 20min video has inspired me to find out more about you.

      Many thanks!

      Reply
    158. alicia

      I think this is excellent never really seen it before presented this way,and please keep up the good work.

      Reply
    159. Vera Manley

      Very informative video on goals – will write goals tonight Thank you for your info

      Reply
    160. Jackie Paris

      Definitely one of the best that I have seen on setting goals. This has always been a problem for me. Totally awesome stuff!!!!! Thank you for sharing this with me. I am going to go write down my goals setting plan right now.

      Reply
    161. Don Fowler

      Totally awesome! Love your sraight forward candidness, and approach. Thanks so much Josh

      Reply
    162. Karla

      Josh loved everything I heard. I will be looking forward to completion of the Instant Cash infusion program. You are a great teacher.

      Thanks!

      Reply
    163. Randall

      Feedback for your improvement. Your reference in the goal setting video references a study of Harvard MBAs that with, most certainty, never took place even though it, along with the other Yale version, has been cited over 1000 times. If your inclined to redo the first part of your goal setting video or chagne the wording to something closer to “It is believed that 3%…” might help your own creditability as you market your training services. Best of luck

      Reply
    164. Darrel

      The first video is titled wrong. It never covers the equity options, you just tell us about the other type of leads and what you will be covering later. Good video though explaining the different leads.

      Reply
      • Josh

        hey darrel – the equity option training is down in “THE FREE STUFF” – there are specific videos, ads, and audios there that covers equity assignments in more detail.

        Reply
    165. Jackson

      thank you a million times
      Now i’m ready to take action

      Action Jackson

      Reply
    166. Hector

      Great video Josh; but most importantly Thank you for sharing it with us. That’s very generous of you. God Bless You!!!

      Reply
    167. Drew

      Best Goal setting plan I have seen! Thanks Josh!

      Reply
    168. lennox henry

      Look like something I can do

      Reply
    169. Adin Dancer

      Great Info

      Reply
    170. Desi

      Josh, great info on making $ quickly in this e market.this is the best time to make $ in re. looking forward to next video.

      Reply
    171. Rosie Williams

      Thanks for sharing this information with us. This market has knocked so many of us for a loop, and it is past time to come out of this storm. I just wanted to put some of my goals out so that I will not be the only one that knows what desires are possible. (1) I will have a bank account that has 100k in it by the end of this year 2011. (2)I will be in a position that I can help others. (3)I will own rental properties that net a positive cash flow each month of 10k by November 2012.

      Reply
    172. debra

      awesome josh, cant wait to learn all of your strategies .thanks again

      Reply
    173. Kesha Day

      I like the video alot. Great Job!!

      Reply
    174. Hugh

      Josh I like what you are doing and wish I had the money for your coaching.

      DC H.JONES

      Reply
    175. Hugh

      I am very impressed. Looking forward to being a partner coinvestor with you. I am really looking to my first deal

      Reply
    176. Pat

      Very impressive, you were right on the money. you covered most of the strategies for a successful balanced life.
      Pat. Abaga

      Reply
    177. Hugh Connor

      Hi,
      I am very interested in what you are offering. I am willing to be a wholesale investor partner with you. I don’t even mind putting deals on contract and get up front money and a percentage at the final.Please call me at 7876-439-9377 and email me the appropriate contracts forms.

      Reply
      • Hugh

        Keep up the good work.

        Reply
    178. M.Mustafa

      thanks for this great teaching, can’t wait to have you as my coach, God bless you

      Reply
    179. John

      Look forward to better understanding of the program.

      Reply
    180. Chuck

      Josh,
      In these economic times it is refreshing to see someone/team offer to truly share their knowledge and business up front and free knowing that when we learn your system we WILL stay with you for the long hall.
      Most so called guru’s want and take your money and then they are gone. I’ve just finished your first video and look forward to the additional training. I’m here in Northern Calif the market is still going south but at a slower rate.
      Your system sounds like this is a good time to apply it in this area.
      Thanks,
      A new student

      Reply
    181. Dave

      Here in Texas we have some built-in challanges with lease options. Obviously, video #3 implies lease options are a major part of your system. Will you show us how to do lease options in Texas or are we on our own.

      Reply
    182. pedro

      GREAT VIDEO, JOSH
      i NEED to do this.
      Thank You

      Reply
    183. pedro

      Hi: Josh
      Great presentetion on option assigments’Ihave my self few properties in SOUTH florida,That i probably need to short sale them.
      Pedro

      Reply
    184. kevin robinson

      Sounds good, but I’ve been burned before with promises of how easy things would be. However I will be anxious to see if this is as you say.

      Reply
    185. kimberly

      Great info! What do you think of the real estate market in new orleans? Do you know of any investors looking for properties in new orleans.

      Reply
    186. alicia

      great content I can see you are offering tremendous value thank you and please keep it coming!

      Reply
    187. Donnie I Henderson

      Josh ! Great Video !!! I,m watching your training Videos, and, truly enjoying them and, excited about the possibilities of profiting in quickly using these Equity Option Assingnments !!! Donnie

      Reply
    188. Dave

      This some great stuff, Some good reminder of stuff I’ve forgotten over the years.

      You have my attention.

      Reply
    189. joe

      really appreciate this content full info-really helpfull

      Reply
    190. joe

      great info well presented

      Reply
    191. Dan Ringler

      Great information Josh. This is as good or better than driving or flying to a live seminar. Thank you.

      Reply
    192. Marie-Suzette

      Josh you was great I do need you help that was powerfor stuff

      Reply
    193. Nick Cifonie

      This is great stuff folks, bookmark this page, walk over hot coals, swim the ocean, do whatever it takes to get all Josh has to offer!

      We’re using these strategies and they flat-out-work!!

      Nick

      Reply
    194. Josef Schneider

      Josef
      Out of tne’s of RE teaching and tools offered ont the Internet the Josh’s is the best, and I check many.
      Josef

      Reply
    195. Lonnie

      Your words are empowering. They make me now want to write down my goals and take action

      Lonnie

      Reply
    196. greg

      Thanks for the refresher !!!!

      Reply
    197. Mike Denigan

      Excellent info. Really woulod like to know the nuts and bolts of marketing for short sales and lease purchases

      Reply
    198. Jerry

      I like all you said it make sence think you

      Reply
    199. ricky meade

      i need 100,000 per year

      Reply
    200. randy

      great stuff

      Reply
    201. James

      This was good stuff. It is amazing tome how one can sometimes forget the simple things needed. I know this information but haven’t put it in to practice for quite some time now. that changes as of now. I will write my goals down by Sunday July 2 after thinking about what I want.
      Thanks for the reminder

      Reply
    202. George W. Crawford

      Good video! I am 69 years old and have NEVER written goals or plans. That MAY explain my limited success. I will write them down by Sunday, July 3, 2011. Matter of fact, I already got out a pad!

      Reply
    203. ShawnF

      Hey Josh,
      As an ICI member, the info is very timely for this real estate market. Thanks for all you do.

      Reply
    204. leo

      love your teaching on setting goals and objectives. I will give you my goals and objective after i work it out on paper.

      Reply
    205. Mike McDill

      Good stuff. Thank you. The ICI program is a great gradient for where I am at in real estate investing. The video above makes a lot of sense especially writing down goals.

      Reply
    206. danna seale

      Josh, would that everyone could give that much powerful information in 18 minutes. I could take that every day! As a Christian, as a Mother, as a person who tries to put the right things in my body for health’s sake, as a person who loves my family and my fellow man, as a person who wants to get out of debt, as a teacher and a lover of the written word, and as someone who wants to grow her career so that I can be free, I thrived on every word. Keep up the good work!

      Reply
    207. juanita Rowe

      I want to flip houses. But have not tried yet. I listened to you. It made me want to do it and change my fianances.I ordered books but they don’t seem to help. I tried to find houses and that didn’t work either. So I felt like it was a waste of time. Everyone want to charge you for every little thing. But they say they are rich.call me confused. I really enjoyed your video It made me feel like I can flip houses. I just need a better way. Thank you

      Reply
    208. Jaime Mondestin

      Hello there Josh,

      This video is just came in time for me. I feel like I’m at the cross road of my life to really think about the outcome that I want. I chose real estate investing, because it give me the opportunity to grow without limits. I’m also a member at OpenRoad3X. Just receive my fax number today. Now is time for me to get cracking and make it happen

      Happy investing everyone

      Reply
    209. MJ Drapeau

      Josh, GREAT content on the Goals video. I am currently working on wholesaling REOS in So. Cal to build up some cash. Doing this full time as the unemployment checks stopped in Feb! Things are tight but I am extremely optimistic and KNOW this is the right path to take.
      Thanks SO MUCH for all your educational resources!!!! Joyce

      Reply
    210. RLee

      Great content! awsom. Thank you I needed it.

      Reply
    211. Marcus

      Hey Josh, Awsome content THNX so much!

      I am a Real Estate Marketing Transaction Engineer here in the Los Angeles, CA area. Sorry I won’t be able to attend the BLD Summit this time, I know I’ll be missing out on an Awsome summit. However I still have interest in networking on some possible RE Deals with like-minded IN$TANT CA$H INFU$ION RE INVESTORS / BIRDDOGS / WHOLESALERS & RE AGENT/INVESTORS, preferably in Los Angeles county and surrounding areas [Ventura, San Bernardino,Riverside, Corona & Orange counties. Together we can become Strategic Real Estate Coach next success story. Currentlly I’m contacting people in Foreclosure.

      Marcus 1-800-549-1610

      CMPropertyBuyerSolutions.com
      CMPropertyBuyerSolutions@gmail.com

      Reply
    212. Patrick

      Hi,
      What is the best way to build a buyers list in an area where there is no REIA?

      Thanks,
      Patrick

      Reply
    213. Jorge from SoCAL

      Hi Josh, excellent videos and books, Jeff is excellent too!

      I started the year working to get my first Short sale deal so I can assign it…I was wondering how or where i can send you my deals for your consideration. Also, let me know if it is necessary (or not) to record the memorandum of the option, before assigning the file to an investor…looking forward for a successful 2011 under your wings!

      Cheers

      Reply
    214. Jon Buder

      Josh/All,
      Thank you for sharing this information. I watched the presentation and signed up for your further coaching series too.

      I have a question; was going to e-mail it but I figured others might like to see the answer as well. In your video about lease options you said that it won’t work in certain markets like California, Arizona, Vegas, etc.

      Unfortunately(?) for me, I’m located in one of those areas (San Diego), and I’m wondering what circumstances would have to be true to make it work for those areas.

      From my viewpoint, it wouldn’t do much harm if the market value of X property dropped another 10-15% at some point over the next few years, because eventually it has to follow the historic trend, right?
      And if a lease-to-own contract was already in place with fixed payments, I wouldn’t think the slight drop in market value would cause buyer’s remorse.
      Additionally, if we effectively just connect the seller and lease-to-own buyer as an option holder, what are the chances of a significant drop during that time frame?

      Hopefully throughout the coming training, more light will be shed on the subject and I will understand it better. But any input you have regarding my questions and the ‘bad’ areas would be much appreciated.

      Reply
    215. Linda Hughes

      OMG. I think I have finally heard the real deal. No hype, just straight facts. I have looked at all kinds of programs, and have spent some serious dollars, only to be overwhelmed with information, no one to ever answer a question, and too complicated for even a seasoned Realtor of 28 years to figure out. I am excited, I think I have now heard someone that really has a solid strategy and not a tease with information. With tons of research for the new year, this is by far the best option I have seen yet to really make some money. Thanks, and look forward to the rest of the information. Linda from Nashville, TN

      Reply
    216. Nathan

      A much easier means of making money.

      Reply
    217. Randy Morelos

      on lease option do i need to choose a home that only owe less than $200k? the monthly has to be lower than $1500 including tax for me to lease option it to other buyer?
      Do the bank dont want you to pay them off or mind after you record the contract?

      Reply
    218. Collis

      Great information!!!!!!!!So when can I get stated working with you guys?

      Thanks
      Josh

      Reply
      • Ezra

        Josh,

        Listened to your webinar last night and it was fantastic. It made me realize I need to get started with Lease Option Assignments to raise money to pay off my indebtedness then I can move on with other areas such as back to back closings.

        Also I appreciate you explaining that an option contract needs to be recorded and where it needs to be recorded. Other courses I have read talks about how to do Lease Options but they fail to mention that it needs to be recorded. That’s the missing link.

        Thanks again for everything.

        Ezra

        Reply
    219. missg

      HI Im with the Howards I need all the hand holding too! thankx

      Reply
    220. Lill G.

      Thank you for your commitment to the beginning investor who needs cash.
      Sometimes Gurus will say “think what a $100K will do in your life?” But the truth is $1k-$5k coming in in every couple of weeks, or even monthly would be the key event that would launch a real estate investing career..like taxing down the runway before starting to fly. So, thank you for giving us a way to start down the runway.

      Reply
    221. Jim Young

      My question is how do you avoid any future liens that were created by the seller,from being placed on a property when I use an assignment of mortgage.

      I just opened your message today (01/04/11)and I would like to down load these videos do I can have time to go threw them before they are taken down,any instructions for that?

      Reply
    222. richard

      Josh, just listened to your first video and you explained things pretty thourghly and easy to follow along. I have been trying to break the ice in getting started making serious money in real-estate,this could be the one opprtunity, with all this free education,thanks Richard.

      Reply
    223. Reginald

      Josh,

      Thank you so much for sharing a wealth of knowledge with us. This is very much what I was looking for to start investing here in Chicago. I for one can’t wait to get started. Thanks again!

      Reply
    224. Melody

      Need proper docs for Texas L/O assigning to stay within their rules. Your training sounds great and makes sense. I’m ready but can’t afford another course fee! Monthly membership would be affordable.

      Dallas and So. Oklahoma

      Reply
    225. Markus Stanley

      I am a Real estate agent in califoria how could I incorporate this into my business and follow the rules. How can this benefit the both of us

      Reply
    226. Megan

      Do you have to be a realtor to participate in this?

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Not at all, Megan.

        Reply
    227. Randy Morelos

      Josh great video, I am a realtor in Central Valley or San Joaquin county.
      I wanted to know how can i partner with you if I find some deals? You said you will pay me $1500 plus 15% share on profits after the sale. Do you train for free for option or assignment contract you need me to do for you? Let me know how do you want me to do it and how do i get more leads too. thanks

      Reply
    228. Linetta White

      Starting an Apprentice sounds great because that’s how I have learned how to do quickly in the past. How do you do that if you are just starting out?

      Reply
    229. Linetta White

      This training is awesome. How can I get over the fear of trying to do this alone and making a mistake? I know I can do this but I am so afraid? I wish I had someone to work with me hear in Chicago, Illinois. I’m just going to do it and see what happen. I will let you know what happen.

      Reply
      • Ladyrose

        Hi Linetta -

        May I suggest you check out a local REIA in your area (Chicago, IL). Go online to Nationalreia.com and find those like-minded individuals to network with. You will find a fountain of information and friends who would be happy to share their information with you and maybe you can be of assistance to them as well. Godspeed in your Real Estate Pursuits. I wish you all the best.

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    230. Susan Rosenstein

      Hi Josh – We’re loving this training. Right now we’re needing the quick cash infusions. Please let us know when you’re setting up your Beta group. We’d like to get involved. See you in Orlando!

      With appreciation and Happy New Year,

      Susan

      Reply
    231. Scott Sniffen

      Aloha Josh,

      Thank you for the great information you’ve shared. I am a novice or should say a person entering the market. I have read your books, “56 Wholesaling Secrets, Short Sale Money Machine”, and I feel as if I learned so much in a short period of time. I haven’t put any deals together, although I am chipping away at what needs to be in place to start this business, “As taken from your books”, I was concerned with the contracts being able to work in the State of Hawaii. As I sat down with my newly acquired attorney, he answered most of my questions. A comment from the attorney was, “In just learning on real estate investing, you’re up there as far as knowledge of what’s the real estate investing entitles”. My response was the newly acquired knowledge came from studying your books. My goal Josh, for 2011, is get at least 2 deals per month. Be a full real estate investor by Thanksgiving of 2011. Thanks Josh

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    232. Joy in Mid-OREGON

      Josh, You Guys Rock! I was in your Strategic Real Estate Coaching program about a year & a half ago for Short Sales. i had to drop out back then… I never got out of the gate. I recently put an end to a 34 yr. marriage that was holding me back & dragging me down on several levels, especially in my self Esteem and in R E Investing! So due to a back injury and being disabled I cannot work a physical type job and I need a surgery but have no money for it because of no job! A nice catch 22! I did get the house tho….Unfortunately I’m needing to make some quick cash now to save it from foreclosure! I have a large mortgage and It’s upside down. I’m in OREGON and Nothings moving out here, I’m hoping for a lot of hungry sellers wanting my help! And Tenant Buyers wanting to finally own their own home! So NOW…I’ve got my website up & I’m back for SREC’s Instant Cash Infu$ion -Conv. Lease Option Training! I’ve been following some other materials from a couple other “Guru’s” and was missing the do’s and don’ts and some of your great content that i got from these videos herein and I hope to get a bunch more from the Webinar training. God bless All of you there at SREC for your Amazing trainings & all your wonderful Efforts! With your help…I’m gonna save my home and help a lot of People! Big Hugs for you all!

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    233. Robin Robson

      We are very pleased with the information we have been thru so far. We thought we heard in the short sale video that you were including the forms for a short sale packet. We didn’t find them in the material. How do we get them? Thank you for taking your time to do this training. We hope to be able to work with you.

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    234. Jim White

      Josh I have already been working on this in the past few weeks with information I have received from another investor that is teaching this but for some reason or the other I have had lots of problems with title companies preaching that I was flirting with selling Real Estate without a license. This has had me on the side lines for just a while but I have been getting this ready to roll out then I saw these video’s which really filled in the missing peaces I have been looking for to get around that. Jeff Watson is a very bright person and I enjoy anything he does regarding option contracts. I have had a hard time as of lately due to a large business I was in that took me down because of the recession. I plan on dusting myself off and coming back using lease option assignments as a way to get cash built up again. Thanks for bringing this out right now.

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    235. TERESA BAEZA

      Dear Josh,
      I have a question because I also have a RE license. Do you also work with leads from Realtors? Can we work for your deals unders the same basis or is there a different treatment for us?
      God Bless your new year 2011. Teresa

      Reply
      • Derek

        Realtor leads are a great source of center of influence marketing. This definitely can be a great and inexpensive way to market!!

        Reply
    236. Clarence Hall

      How much do it cast?

      Reply
      • Derek

        we have several training courses available but don’t worry about that right now. Keep coming back for this free cool stuff we are releasing over the next couple weeks. One thing you can do is come to our next live event in FEb in Orlando and we’ll teach you option assignments live in person. See you there.

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    237. Juan

      Josh,

      Thank you for giving all of us access to your Web site, and for sharing an endless stream of guidance, techniques and Knowledge.

      I am excited and eager to learn and hopefully in a near future, use and apply some of your guidance, advice and techniques. Have a terrific and Prosperous New Year.

      Regards from Michigan,

      Juan.

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    238. Rich

      Hi Josh, Love your presentation, down to earth info and I did not notice that you were selling anything (yet). Since I am working as a Realtor for a little over a year in this down market, I have found these sellers of homes we are trying to put a short sale together for, just will not complete the forms required of the banks in a timely manner, how do you push them. Secondly, your precentation excludes Realtors, except for leads and I thought could refine the presentation to include us and reduce your time and possably increase your qualifed leads on both sides of the deal. Just a thought, Happy New Year. Rich

      Reply
    239. Jade

      Jade

      Are there any wholesalers out there?I would like to know more about wholesaling and REO’s

      Reply
    240. steven marshall

      I am looking forward to your presentation. There is a ‘ goldmine ‘ right where i’m at , you won’t some ? contact me via email real soon .

      Reply
    241. Sergio DeCesare

      I agree with Craig Barry….Syndication is where its at. A National, Regional and local database/BBS involving Buyers, Sellers and Funders would be fantastic. I believe Brad Wozny is doing just that. I am considering that project on a local levelbut integrating that with SREC would bee a ccupe!

      Reply
    242. Fulga Iancu

      I look forward to your webinar to learn new strategies in this tough world.
      Happy New Year!

      Reply
    243. Robert LeeMason

      Josh I did options out of Maysville,Ky back in 1982 .Back then no body new what they were. Can I use the same old option form I used then.

      Reply
      • Josh

        Robert
        Good to see you have some experience with them and you know they work. I really wouldn’t want you to ue paperwork from 1982 – LOL. You’ll probably want updated paperwork.

        Reply
    244. Tommie

      WOW! that is a lot of people. But I am a Newbie….Lost money since 2004…when will I make money on the internet? Will it happen in 2011?
      I need some help with this.
      TJ

      Reply
    245. Jewel

      I am waiting to get started, but have a fear of starting. I have worked with other investors in the past, but was not taught anything. I have kits, books, dvd’s, etc and its time to put it in motion. I can’t possibly retain anymore of the same thing. Where and how do i start and get over this fear?

      Reply
      • Josh

        Jewel
        I commend you for your honesty. Fear is definitely the #1 reason why most people who want to start never get going. Your fear is based is a fear of failure. What you are afraid of will most likely never happen. I’ll help you get over the fear thru this training. Its very simple actually and you can start next week.

        Reply
    246. Don Lewis

      I was looking for something like this and I feel it would be a perfect fit. Thanks, Stony

      Reply
      • Josh

        DON – Convertible Option Assignments is something everyone should have in the hands and have the ability to execute in the field. Its simple, easy, safe and fast.

        Reply
    247. Jimmy Ygay Arlington, Texas

      I forgot to give credit to whom credit is due. It was Duncan Wierman who give me th link to your presentation. Thanks Duncan. The Equity Option Assignmemt was very good. Will it be reality when I will be in the field?

      Reply
      • Josh

        Thank you Duncan for hooking you up with us.

        Reply
    248. walter harden

      I have a shortsale in washington i will have the letter soon and i have a few c buyers interested i just cannot fine anyone in the dc area that specializes in bacjk to back closings. and i need to know sense im in georgia negotiating the ss how do i get the quit claimn done with the proper seasoning from my company before closing do i mail it in to the courts or what this is my first state to staate ss. i have my cash on the front for the a to be and the quit claim has already been signed and notarized what next

      Reply
    249. Jimmy Ygay Arlington, Texas

      Option Contracts was presented well by Jeff. This is the first time I watch a contract presented in the video which was very clear presentation. I admired you guys because you are not greedy to train your future partner. You give it without reservation. It was fantastic. You are the right Gurus. May God Bless you more in your daily endeavor and in your business.

      Reply
    250. Jimmy Ygay Arlington, Texas

      It seems that I came across both your name; Josh Cantwell and Jeff Watson in the middle of this year but when I start reading your email or what not, I’m so sorry that I just jump into the conclusion that…. Oh another guru people on the line. I kept on receiving email from Josh and I kept of deleting it because I was burned out of numerous guru in the Real Estate Investing business. It just happened that I was brousing my email tonight that Josh presentation pop up and I listen his video presentation which is very simple but down to earth information and it catched my attention because it is very informative and very simple and viable.

      The third video, Lease Option Assignment now appeared Jeff which was a great presentation by both of you. It is feasible with in 16-60 days to make money. Lease option Assignment is a very good tool for a newpite in the arena. The two exit strategies are awesome; sell to lease to own buyer with a big down payment with a cash flow monthly and cash out later when the buyer exercise the option. Or sell the option contract to a direct buyer with an option fee to release my option. I believe that I could start this soon and I will be a very very successful Real Estate Investor in 2011 through your help. I need more training from you guys and help me because I don’t have money to buy materials for any program. Please train me and I can assure you that I will be your partner and will be very very productive. Thanks Josh and Jeff.

      Reply
    251. Jimmy

      It was a very good presentation and I learned the three types of leads that you have presented in the first Video.

      Reply
    252. Robert

      Josh,

      How does one determine the “after Repaired Value?” Is this the fair market value?

      I am really enjoying the videos.

      Reply
    253. John K Purcell

      Sounds very good.I hope this is as good
      as open road. Jamel Gibbs will probably use this in his mentoring of me.

      Reply
    254. peter

      My main thing is how to protect us when a tennat buyer stops paying rent, how to get them out of the property.. I had this happen to me and could not get them out for over 10 months and the house went into foreclosure….

      Reply
      • Josh

        Peter – we have you covered here. In the paperwork there is language that if the tenant buyer doesn’t pay you you dont pay the seller. OR you can do OPtion A which is just take the option release fee and not be involved in the long term rental portion at all. Just get in get paid and get out.

        Reply
    255. Dan

      Thanks Josh, just looked at this first video. I appreciate the meat, and I’m looking forward to the rest of the lessons. Thanks for doing this.

      Reply
      • Josh

        Dan i enjoy giving away all the content and helping you position yourself to make money and be profitable in 2011. Go over to the right and consume the rest of the free content. I’ll be taking it all down soon.

        Reply
    256. Isaac Burtley

      Great Videos! Thanks Josh!

      I’ve been your gold coaching student of Strategic Real Estate Coach for about three years now. Anyway, all I wanted to say is that I’ve never done any real estate deal before but I thought that your videos on equity, short sale, and lease option assignments was awesome. I’ll be doing these types of deals on this upcoming month and year.

      Reply
    257. ELIUD

      HI JOSH YOUR TRAINNING ARE GREAT IAM LEARNING A LOT PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOUAND JEFF ARE INTERESTED IN INVESTING IN GEORGIA I WOULD LIKE TO BE YOUR BIRD DOG THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS YOU

      Reply
    258. Collis

      Collis

      It was great. How soon can i start with having to buy 2,000 program. I can’t wait to get started. I live in the bay area California. I see so many homes empty everyday. It was be a good to be able help some people get in a home.

      At one point I had 60 short sale ready to go but the Bank would not work me to help close them. I think most of them lost their home. I would like to go back to same people get them into another home. Most of them have a jobs.
      Josh, can you help me. Help the people.

      707 971 0213
      cgdodeals@gmail.com

      Thanks for all the information Josh

      Reply
      • Josh

        Collis – you can keep your money. This training material is free. Soon i’ll be opening up a ICI beta group for a small number of people to work with me in a group coaching format over 1-2 month period to get them going and get started making money with ICI strategies.

        Reply
        • Victor Blackburn

          Josh

          That ICI beta program sounds great and would love to be one of the few. I am in the Fort Laud. area of Florida and have been in the RE field since 1994. I am in the same boat. to many programs/gurus in the market and I can’t afford to spend the money. Time is TOTALLY a different story. I have and will work 14-18 hour days if this proves to be fruitful and I pick up the needed knowledge.

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    259. Larry

      Hey Josh,

      When doing lease option assignments, firts I inquired to see if the property was avilable to do a lease purchase. When the sellers find out that I will not live in the property myself, a couple sellers say this is fraud and they complained to Craigslist and called the General Attorney office, saying this is fraud with bait and switch tactics.

      How is it best to handle these clowns?

      Reply
      • Josh

        Larry
        The process of buying a house on master lease option in order to wrap it with another buyer is all about positioning. YOu can’t ask them if they will sell on lease option and then tell them you are not going to live there. Its all about explaining their OTHER options first and them confirming the OTHER options are not going to work. Then they are left with selling on terms. YOu buy on terms using the master lease option paperwork and part of your offer/plan is to resell to another buyer on terms. YOU can’t lead with this. Its simple process of elimination. Its the best option out of a bunch of crappy options for the seller.

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    260. allen fair

      hey josh and jeff u guys are great i hope u dont turn sour on us lol i am a retired RE agent and i am looking foreward in a long time relationship, keep up the good work, wishing u both a very happy new year.allen

      Reply
    261. jeff

      I need some people to work with in the Myrtle Beach Sc area,Anyone out there? Lol,I have come across some small investors buying 2 br 2 ba condos for 25k and re-selling for 40K plus all day long,I need a cash investor 843-424-6590

      Reply
    262. Peter

      Great Video… This is how I first got started in Real Estate, got back from a boot camp and got a house in 3 days sold it in less than a week… BUT I got out of it and into short sales b/c on one of my lease to owns a lady stopped paying me and the judge gave her more time, then she filed BK, and 10 months later I finally got her out but the house went into foreclosure b/c I could not get her out… I would love to get back into this If I could protect myself better so this would not happen again.
      My 20111 goal is to learn more about the lease option business and still crush the short sales at the same time, and great a great mentor to show me the ways so I can open my own real estate office…

      Reply
    263. Dennis

      When submitting a short sale offer to purchase contract, what % of the FMV
      are you going to offer? This scenerio is not going to move onto obtaining the short sale package, handing everything off to a investor in the wings unless the seller will agree to the offer. I have been offering 70/75% of the sold
      comp deduced FMV and the gap is to great for the seller. They wind up with a 40/50% discrepency and they will not sign. I have writtten 36 offers sense the end of Oct, 2010 and I do not have one in the works. Reason…to much distance between what they owe and what I am offering. I also have 1200 preNODS and am getting the same response. How am I going to make the offer and come out in the end with a small spread?

      Reply
      • Josh

        Dennis – the problem isn’t your marketing or your offer. Its the way you explain it. If the house is worth 165k, they owe 200k and you offer 100k, it doesn’t matter what they owe b/c they are upside down regardless of what you offer. I’d like to be a fly on the wall to hear you explain your offer. That’s the problem. We always ask sellers this one question: “would you sell your home for what you owe on it?” when they say yes that means they know they aren’t getting anything. My best judgement is you are not doing a good job of explaining how the short sale benefits them. YOu are just offering a price only and that’s not what motivates them.

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        • Dennis

          Seller says yes, you produce offer to purchase @ balance owed, have them sign,get the fin. package. where is the profit? If you negotiate for a lesser amount with bank the owner may not cooperate At closing. Where Is this formula? In the (97% discount offer? I am going broke buying offers that are not written for a layman. Suggestions please? My offers are going through listing agent as the house is on the MLS.

          Reply
          • Jay von Mohr

            Dennis,

            When I offer on short sales, the offer price is based on the ARV from recent sold comps & the minimum spread we need, that’s it.

            The home owner shouldn’t care if you offer $1. Their only other option is foreclosure. No matter what, they don’t get any money from the sale (only debt relief & avoiding foreclosure).

            The hard thing is getting the bank to accept your offer price (that’s where the negotiating comes in).

            The seller can have tax issues if the “forgiven” difference is over 250k per individual. Josh explains in the vids a way around that. You should also always go for an anti-deficiency letter when negotiation with the lender so they can’t come after the seller for the difference later.

            When you explain to the seller their only other option (foreclosure), & that they can’t make any money from the short sale anyway, they tend to realize it doesn’t matter what amount your offer is.

            Hope that helps,

            Jay von Mohr
            818-359-1617

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    264. Harrry

      Lots of great stuff!! Thanks. But where do I find a copy of the “Residential lease agreement with Option to pufrchange Real Estate” Form that you want us to take to our attorney to review for our state?

      Reply
    265. Dave

      Please get in touch with me. I have several properties where I would love to give you lease with option to purchase. These properties are in Huntsville and Montgomery Alabama.

      Reply
      • Josh

        Dave – the ICI training will show you how to find someone in your local market to do this with. Unfortunately i don’t have a buyer’s list or know anything about the alabama market.

        Reply
    266. Jay von Mohr

      We were advertising for lease option sellers here in the AV area of L.A.

      Nearly 100% were so far upside down that a tenant buyers chances of the property appreciating for the sale price in a reasonable period were not likely.

      I’m thinking about moving our marketing for this method to the valley in L.A.

      I’ve been offering on REO’s lately, but I’d like to do some wholesale lease options for monthly cash.

      Any ideas?

      Thanks for the info,

      Jay von Mohr
      818-359-1617

      Reply
      • Josh

        Jay
        we recommended in the video that the Master Lease Option Strategy won’t work in parts of California, Florida, Arizona or Nevada b/c everyone is so far upside down. when someone is at 90% to 105% Loan to value this strategy is PERFECT. when someone is 150% upside down and they owe 200k and their home is only worth 150k then this won’t work. Then you’d have to go with a short sale asignment or you do the short sale.

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        • Jay von Mohr

          Cool. Thanks Josh.

          Jay von Mohr
          818-359-1617

          Reply
        • Steve

          Hi Josh,

          I am also here in So. CA., and in some areas it seems like prices have stabilized, however just a few blocks away the prices are still dropping. So what strategy do you suggest that could work around here? Thank you very much!

          Steve

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    267. Gary

      As far as the Lease Option contract, I have always been told to have two separate agreements. A standard lease and a separate Option to purchase agreement.
      Thanks

      Reply
      • Shawn

        Thats how its done Gary!

        Reply
    268. Danny in Houston, TX

      Josh & Greg are one of the only guy’s in the Real Estate Industry and Internet Marketing business that I would EVER refer to a family member, friend or business associate. I’ve known these guy’s since 2004 and they’ve surpassed their initial mentor and coaches with their ability to structure systems and surrounding themselves and their businesses with really good people. HouseSALECashDEALS is for buyers looking for investment property in the Houston, TX area. One of the examples of Josh & Greg’s ability to read who they should connect with to strengthen their business strategy and systems is Jeff Watson. Thanks Greg & Josh for sharing yet another piece of information to help our business stay current with the real estate industry!

      Reply
      • Josh

        Thanks Danny. Good to hear from you buddy!

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    269. theron campbell

      josh, where can i get a copy of the residential lease w/ option agreement.thanks, theron

      Reply
    270. theron campbell

      josh, theron again good stuff keep it going,josh where can i get a copy of the residential lease w/option to purchase agreement,the one that you use.

      Reply
    271. Manny

      Finally!!!
      Someone who tells us how to really make cash with different option I tired of gurus telling us we can make millions just off wholesaling/assigning contracts only to make cash you must know it all lease assignments, subto’s,buy and hold/rehab etc…

      Reply
      • Josh

        Manny – in this training i’m not teaching you how to make millions, build a team, hire VA’s or any of that stuff. Just how to make $500 to %20,000 in the next 16 to 60 days with three lead types you are bound to get into your business everyday if you do the marketing I teach you.

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    272. Jerry

      Jeff;
      Can we get a copy of the documents in video 4. The Lease option contract for buyers & sellers and the 14 stupid mistakes? Thanks

      Reply
    273. Russell

      Thanks for all the info.I took a class on investing in real estate earlier a few months ago . I thought about statrting being a bird dog for now.

      Reply
      • Ezra

        Russell,

        Can you help me out by finding properties that can be leased optioned or can be done with a back to back closing and have the sellers email me?

        Ezra D Short

        Reply
      • Judit

        Where are you located?

        Reply
    274. michael

      This is looks like the best deal for me i dont have experience but $500-$5k would help get rid of the debt I have

      Reply
    275. michael

      This has been a eye opening experience so creating a service out of these technics I think will work anywhere

      Reply
      • Josh

        this works anywhere except for parts of CA, NV, AZ and FL where a property is so overleveeraged with debt it won’t work. In those cases the only option is to sell via short sale.

        Reply
    276. michael

      That was the first time someone has layed it out plan simple, great presentation im on to the next video

      Reply
    277. Dan

      do the contracts come with the SREC program? I’m mainly interested in the Master Lease Option that states if you don’t have a tenant in the property that you don’t owe rent.

      Reply
      • Josh

        Dan we are doing a “TELL ALL” presentation Jan 5th and we will be going over the contracts then. They will also be included in the training program when its released.

        Reply
    278. Nick

      How do you find these motivated sellers that will do a lease option deal with you? What do you say to these sellers so they will agree to do a lease option? Thanks!!!

      Reply
      • Dave

        Contact me. I would love to work out deal on few of my properties.

        Reply
    279. Larry

      How do you find these motivated sellers that will do a lease option deal with you? What do you say to these sellers so they will agree to do a lease option? Thanks!!!

      Reply
      • Dave

        Contact me. I would love to work out lease with option to purchase deal on few of my properties.

        Reply
      • Josh

        Larry – finding them is quite easy actually. We use similar marketing that we use for short sales. Like the Notice of deault list, expired listings lists, out of town owners lists, we also use “we buy houses, take over payments” signs and get calls to our office. We simply ask the seller what they owe and what the home is worth. Then we ask them “would you sell your home for what you owe on it?” This is the critical question b/c it positions us to buy the home and not pay the seller anything for it b/c they have no equity.

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    280. tony

      You said on video # 3 that Do – Sign two separate agreements with the seller. #1 A Master Lease Agreement and #2 Option to Purchase Agreement.
      And what you are explaining is one agreement a lease with option to purchase agreement????

      Reply
      • Josh

        Tony
        I like to use three totally different agreements #1 rental agreement #2 Option to Buy #3 Standard Purchase and Sales Agreement. One agreement for the rent with option to buy is fine too with a seperate purchase and sales agreement. Either is possible and legal. When i sell i ABSOLUTELY use different agreements with the seller than i do the buyer.

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        • Diego Diaz

          Hello Josh,

          I appreciate you sharing your expertise with us. I am truly thankful that people experienced and knowledgeable like you reach out to other people to help them.
          I live in Silver Spring MD and we have a system in place were Realtors refer us most of their short sales. I am a Realtor myself so I can get a constant deal flow of business. I would like to know how I can partner up with you to wholesale my short sales, and also what exactly are you looking for in a deal so I can set the business up to accommodate the short sale option assignments

          Diego Diaz
          http://www.XtremeHoldings.com

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    281. Larry

      Were do you find these motivated sellers that will do a lease option with you? What do you say to these sellers so they will agree to a lease options? Thanks!!!

      Reply
      • Josh

        Larry
        These sellers are everywhere. These are folks who tried to sell with an agent and couldn’t and don’t want to go into foreclosure or do a short sale. I use the strategies in Video #2 to find short sale and lease option sellers. We will be releasing more info on marketing next week as well.

        Reply
    282. Larry

      Josh & Jeff…Excellent information you shared with us!!!

      hey where do you find these motivated sellers that will do a lease option? What do you say to the sellers so they will agree to a lease options? Thanks!!!

      Reply
    283. Jack McGinis

      So when you purchase or sell the property where does the the 146k come from? Especially on the sale of the property or just the option. Are you on a land contract leaving the underlying loan in place. If its not a “subject to” then it must have activated a “due on sale” clause.

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      • Josh

        Jack
        Using the option contract we have control but do not violate the due on sale clause. The property and the mortgage remain in the sellers name. When we take control of the property we can become the TRUSTEE of the land trust and the seller remains the beneficiary so we do not violate the due on sale clause. The option gives us the right to buy, sell, lease, market etc.

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    284. Bob Burns

      I think the information about getting leads without equity is great! I threw so many leads away because I felt it was not worth pursuing. The house was upside down and the banks would not go down in price.

      Thanks
      Bob Burns

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    285. theron campbell

      josh, theron again,when you lease option a house to the end buyer and i sell a home on a lease option who do i give the payments to,and do i give my buyer rent credits toward the purchase price if yes how much.

      Reply
      • Josh

        Theron – there are two ways to do it. #1 – you can have the buyer pay you and then you pay and the seller and the seller pays their mortgage. – this is called a sandwich lease option
        #2 – you hook up the buyer with the seller, you get paid in the middle, and the buyer just pays the seller directly and the seller pays their own mortgage.

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    286. Larry

      Hey Josh and Jeff. Thanks a million for sharing that GREAT information with us!!!

      I have aquestion I noticed that your Seller ads for LO assignemnts say something like “I’ll buy your house fast for cash”. Well when you talk to the seller and tell them that you want to LO the property, they get mad and say that you lied to them and especially when theyhear that you will put someone in their house. They think you are going to buy outright, close and pay cash soon. How do you transition with the seller from “buying for cash” to doing a “lease option assignment” on their house? Thanks!!

      Reply
      • Josh

        Larry – you are assuming that’s how they react. When you tell them i can buy your house cash “AT THE RIGHT PRICE”. that’s key. If you can buy at your buy prcie you could pay cash BUT since they owed so much you cannot buy for a cash price you have to pay more b/c they owe so much so you buy on terms. Very simple.

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    287. Sal

      Hey Josh, where were you a few years ago? You guys are absolutely AWSOME!!!

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    288. Sal

      Hey Josh, GREAT STUFF! I’ve been doing the lease to own, have plenty of motivated sellers but can not attract BUYER’S! Have tried signs, craigs list, penny savers, etc. Can you tell me what I’m doing wrong?

      Reply
    289. JonnyRock-it

      Josh- on Cooperative Assignemts or Sandwich lease Options

      -Would love to see a video on COMMERCIAL lease options.

      Think I read or saw in a video about Wnedy Patton knowing someone that makes 20k a month off of ONE commercial lease option deal

      It had to be a sandwich.

      thanks for any insight and Kudos on the video man..

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    290. Alfonso

      Hey
      I am in the same situation as Alexander

      I am in NC. I have like 40 + prperties $500K and up for short sale

      Let’s do this together
      919 215 8068

      Alfonso

      Reply
    291. ALEXANDER

      Hello Josh,I have several properties(40+)that are for Short Sale – JV CONSIDERATION.These properties were reffered to me by Realtors here in Indianapolis in response to my request.The criteria I gave them was all the Keywords for SS …$500K and up.They sent me properties $550k – $5M I need your help..would like to talk with you…Ialso have access to 40-50 more in Georgia…317-546-7020

      Reply
    292. Michael F

      Great information guys, keep up the good works!

      Reply
    293. Simon

      Where’s all the “free stuff” supposed to be on the right?

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Hi Simon – Just click on the links for the free stuff and you can download them. Some of the parts haven’t been released yet. They will be be released at the same time the videos are released.

        Reply
      • Josh

        SIMON – over the the rightg it says “GET THIS FREE STUFF” with big red arrows. Enjoy!
        -JOSH

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    294. ELIUD

      HI JOSH MY QUESTION CAN SOMEBODY WITHOUT CREDIT OR CASH CAN THEY DO THIS

      Reply
      • Josh

        ELIUD
        Yes you don’t need money to do the deals. You don’t need to get a mortgage or option money or anything like that. Over time you’ll want to buy some signs that say “For Sale: No Bank Qualifying” but you can honestly just buy plywood, spray paint it and put that in the front yard. Ive actually done that and it works.

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    295. dhoward

      **$IMLY BRILLIANT***

      Reply
      • Josh

        Thanks D HOWARD
        more to come

        Reply
    296. Timmmmmy

      Outstanding training, however I wonder if using options is a wise idea in the state of Texas! Might raise a few eyebrows if I submit a “notice of option” to the clerks here in Travis County! Do you or Jeff network with anyone in Austin who can mentor me? I intend to purchase whatever course this becomes if I can work it here.

      My goals: retire to a “home base” in Philippines in 5 years, drink my beers from a golden mug, travel the world to sites of ancient civilizations, buy my parents a house somewhere warm.

      2011 dream: start my REI business which will generate cash and propel me to and through my goals.

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    297. Dan

      This is great info ya’ll.
      I’m in Vancouver Canada breaking into the American real estate market. There are thousands of wholesalers out there buying without a strategy.I love yours.
      I’m eager to give it a shot!

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    298. none

      It would be nice IF someone sent these video’s when they come out as watching multiple video’s at 1/2 hour or more each is just too much. I guess there is something for sale after this.

      Reply
    299. Andy

      Excited to say the very least about SS assignments. Money and time are scarce for me with a FT job and three kids. This will help to start out small with assigning to someone with more time. Then when I am able to going through the whole process for the larger pay day. Wish I didn’t live in one of the 4 states (AZ) that are bad for the Lease Option Assignments but I will be looking forward to the day I can add that to my business model.

      Thanks again guys!
      Andy

      Reply
    300. Teresa Powell

      I love you guys. I will continue to follow your guidance. Your information blows me away. I love how you all work together to bring us the best of the best information.

      Reply
      • Josh

        Teresa
        Strategic Real Estate Coach is a leading organization of 14 coaches/investors/trainers. I may be the “guru” and most people may identify with me but in addition to me and Jeff Watson I have 12 coaches who are all successful investors in their own right. Combined we have 142 years of experience, we have closed nearly 2800 deals and made over $52,000,000 in profits. I enjoy being our leader but the company is much bigger and smarter than just Josh Cantwell. We are able to bring this massive energy, intellect, and brain power to the market for the benefit of everyone. Look forward to continuing to deliver the best information/ training and ideas to you.

        Reply
    301. Jon Washington

      Thanks a billion times for this training. Once I started, I couldn’t stop watching & taking notes. Excellent call last night as well. I bought training a few months ago from another trainer (won’t name them) but without ongoing support, it’s easy to lose morale in the field. This is a huge confidence builder & provides options (no pun intended) for the tough deals. Looking forward to my first deal & meeting you guys in person in Feb. .

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    302. Jerry

      Josh & Jeff; Great stuff as always. It seems that there are plenty people that are interested in getting started. I am one of those ivestors you speak of. I’m in Orlando, Fl. Therefore, If anyone out there has a short sale or two or ten, I’m buying and flipping. Feel free to contact me.
      shortsalejerry@gmail.com

      btw, I noticed you’ll be in Orlando on Feb 11th. Please let me know if you need anything. also, btw, I am one of Nathan & Chris. students. Jeff we met in Vegas last December. Good Luck guys.

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    303. theron campbell

      josh, my name is theron campbell,my question is when you are doing a 0ption release do the end buyer come in and buy the sellers house on a lease option.

      Reply
      • Josh

        Theron
        Two ways to do it
        1) To answer your quesiton “YES” the buyer comes in. buys the investors option and you get paid and walk away
        2) you stay “in the deal” and manage the seller and buyer and get paid upfront from the option deposit from the buyer, cash flow from the monthly rents and cashed out when the end buyer buys the property with a bank loan.

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    304. Jim McFadzean

      Josh,

      Hey bud! We still need to connect, will call you soon. Too funny, this is an area I am going to start even before watching this video today! This is a HUGE opportunity. HUGE!!!!!! In my humble opinion even bigger than short sales and REO’s. When is the best time for me to call you, we played phone tag and then when we reached one another we both had sick families and crabby wives!

      Reply
      • Josh

        JIM
        good to here back from you. YES this is what i am most excited about in 2011. The state of the economy and the real estate market right now make this strategy PERFECT for 2011.
        Call my cel. You have the number I believe. ZIf i don’t here from you by tuesday i’ll call you. Merry Christmas.

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    305. Dave

      Does this work in Texas with its unusual laws?

      Reply
    306. Mike McCormack

      I buy properties listed as short sales on MLS and await approval from lender then have to find a cash buyer – i am looking for ways to eliminate the hard work looking for the buyer. I use the 10 page FL contract in FL as many listing agents want this – how can i do different contracts and have the listing agent accept them as well. Also where can i find funding to do lease contract if i want to hold the proeprty. Any cash buyers out there looking for proeprties in FL please let me know.

      Reply
    307. Diego Diaz

      Hello Josh,

      I appreciate you sharing your expertise with us. I am truly thankful that people experienced and knowledgeable like you reach out to other people to help them.
      I live in Silver Spring MD and I have a system in place were Realtors refer me most of their short sales. I am a Realtor myself so I can get a constant deal flow of business. I would like to know how I can partner up with you to wholesale my short sales, and also what exactly are you looking for in a deal so I can set my business up to accommodate the short sale option assingments

      Reply
    308. Ezra D Short

      I currently live in Nashville.TN.

      Can you suggest anyone that can work with me to get me started?

      Reply
      • Josh

        EZRA – i’m going to show you how to get started with COnvertible Option Assignments over the next 3 weeks – Come back to this blog every week and you’ll see more stuff being released.
        -JOSH

        Reply
      • Josh

        EZRA – keep coming back and i’ll show you how to do this. YOu won’t need anyone in nashville.

        Reply
    309. Dan

      Josh- thanks for taking the time to share your knowledge and experience in RE Short Sales. I have come across several deals (by way of coversations with homeowners) but never knew that I could make money in the process. However, I plan to now. It would be great to partner with you/your team on some of the deals. Thanks.

      Reply
    310. Fred

      Josh

      Sounds very interesting. What document is used to release the option contract to the investor?? Where can get more detailed information about the necessary documents and how to fill them out? I live in Brooklyn NY, do you have any mentor clients in this area I could pass leads to? Are you going to show us how to market for these deals? I signed up for open road 3x and although I haven’t done a deal yet, I see the power in the system and I plan on making it work

      Thanks
      Fred

      Reply
      • Josh

        Hey Fred – Jeff Watson created a set of documents we use. There’s a document that’s called “Release of Option Cotract” and we use a settlement statement to show the fee paid to you for releasing your option. There’s a video coming next week that will explain how to use option contracts in detail.

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    311. SFS Group LP

      Josh,
      Awhile ago I purchased two properties in Ohio (Cleveland), planning to rehab & resell them. However, I became ill and was hospitalized twice and after surgery and recovery, I realized that I no longer had the energy to take on the repairs. I’m wondering if you know any investors in Cleveland who might like to take on these properties – cheap because they need action soon or the city will continue filing complaints for non-repair and non-maintenance of the properties. (By cheap I mean under $10k purchase…I don’t have estimates for the repairs, but assessed values run around $40-60,000.) Help??
      Thanks
      S. Stokke

      Reply
    312. Michael

      I am interested in knowing the upfron cost to work with you directly or inderectly

      Reply
      • Josh

        Michael – we have several training courses available but don’t worry about that right now. Keep coming back for this free cool stuff we are releasing over the next couple weeks. One thing you can do is come to our next live event in FEb in Orlando and we’ll teach you option assignments live in person. See you there.

        Reply
    313. Teresa Powell

      Hi Josh,

      Thank you for this training information. I am very interested in learning from you. I have one of your interview on short sale, as well as the manisfesto. I haven’t done my first deal yet, but I know it is coming soon. I will continue to follow you. You are at the top of my list for coaching. Again, thank you for all you do.

      Reply
    314. Jay

      I Love It

      Reply
    315. Justin Sorg

      Awesome event in FL!!!

      Good to meet you guys!!

      I was kind of brief on stage, all of the details will be in the course. Literally, wholesaling is so simple when we clear out all the baggage in our heads and just do it.

      I am thinking of hiring a chimp to do a wholesale deal to show you how simple it is….lol.

      When I get calls from people who know what they want, to get rid of this nightmare house, I have a 6 sentence contract. Keep it simple!! Don’t complicate it!!!
      Bring us some testimonials!!!

      Reply
    316. Mike "stubby" kleinstub

      Josh
      As a coach within the Srec program is so refreshing to always have cutting edge tools at our disposal. This looks great and another reason that if investors are not in the program at some level…they are leaving money on the table

      My humble opinion… If you don’t use Srec.. Your losing money.

      Reply
    317. Maurice

      I wish for more mentors to take the time
      out to teach great info. I would like to see the short sale assignment contract, and a example on how to fill it out. Thank you for giving this great information and much more success to you..

      Reply
      • Josh

        Hey maurice – there will be a video explaining option contracts coming out next week. Check it out once its released.

        Reply
    318. Reginel

      Josh,
      Excellent work!!
      I appreciate the details, that are necessary, but often left out.
      I have a question regarding deeply discounted properties for sale, as offered from REO ‘Tapes’. Would you be interested in purchasing such properties as individual parcels, fully owned and screened by investors yet offered at far below current market values? In various areas around USA. 30%-60% of actual current market value.
      I would go along with your offer of
      $1,500 for the leads that you purchase and 15% of profit you make on your sale of the property. The difference here is there is no waiting for short-sale activities. The props are owned already by investors that are flipping to buyers.
      Please contact me if this interest you at all.

      Thanks and Merry Christmas,
      Reg

      Reply
    319. brenda

      This sounds so interesting. I am starting to connect with short sale investors and i learned a bit from video #2. I think this is a great find and I will stay tuned for the next video training.

      Reply
      • JOSH

        Brenda – This is so simple right? Find a seller who’s in foreclosure who wants to sell via a short sale (which isn’t hard to do), get the property under contract with an option, record the option, then hook up with a short sale investor (which isn’t hard to do b/c they are everywhere, in every city across the U.S.) and sell them your deals for $500- $5,000 dollars depending on the house value. The more the home is worth the more the investor is willing to pay.

        Reply
    320. Susan Rosenstein

      Hi Josh,

      Great information! Thanks for sharing. One technical “problem” — On your list of downloadable documents and audios for Part 1, the 2 audios are linked to the same mp3 file so there’s really only one audio! Thought you’d like to know.

      Thanks again for providing this valuable information,

      Susan Rosenstein

      Reply
      • Josh Cantwell

        Thanks for the comment, Susan. All fixed!

        Reply
    321. Mike McCormack

      I have approved short sales in FL that can not be assigned and need cash buyers – does anyone have cash buyers that want to buy in FL (Orlando and Deltona)? – send email to deemackinvestments@gmail.com

      Reply
    322. Reginald Weithers

      Thank you Josh, enjoyed the content and
      presentation. Very informative and
      educational. Thanks again…

      Reply
    323. Jorge Padro

      Jorge Padro, TN
      Hello Josh, Jeff and Greg,
      Sound like a dynamite plan. So where do I signup and what is the cost to become an apprentice.

      Reply
      • JOSH

        Jorge,
        I appreciate your interest in becoming my apprentice. The way you make money easily with this is by finding a guy like me, who wants to do the short sale and approach the bank and you bring deals to them under contract and all signed up. You will have recorded your option contract and then release your option for a fee paid to you by the short sale investor. What area are you in? The better plan is for you to hook up with one of my high level mentoring clients who live and work in the same area and give them your leads. They will happily pay you for the deals.

        Reply
    324. Mike Milazzo

      Josh, I am currently a seasoned short sale investor that is getting tired of the wait and watching the spreads get smaller. I am currently using sales team live to direct mail to the NOD list on properties with ARV over $300K. I would like to assign a couple and keep a couple to you. How do I assign you short sale properties over $300K in the Phoenix Metro Area.

      Reply
    325. Nilo

      Josh, You and Jeff are great mentors. If I can learn more I’ll be more than happy to do it here in my state as well. Instant cash is always a good thing to have for aspiring investors like me…

      Reply
    326. Paul

      Josh,

      Were you paying $1500 upfront before you started the short? Most shorts don’t work out, can I expect most full time short sale investors to bite on paying me upfront? Can we bring deals to you?

      Reply
      • JOSH

        Hey Paul
        Our Closing Ratio on Short Sale is about 50% – 60%. So i know i am going to make money at least half the time. So “YES” i pay the bird dog up front. Its a risk i am willing to take. Other short sale investors will do the same and pay you for bringing in deals plus a piece of the back end. If the SS investor knows what they are doing they should be confident they can close the deal at least 1/2 the time so paying you a little up front is not big deal. If you bring them good quality deals over and over again they will gladly pay you and encourage you to bring them more deals under contract.
        JOSH

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    327. bob

      josh greg jeff so far so good these videos are grate the information I have learned so far is worth the price I have payed (free)and for a small brain
      person such as myself to learn this info
      should inspire more folks with bigger brains now I set waiting video number three thank you

      Reply
    328. bob

      you said it your self the economy is tuff and people (my self)have to watch their
      pennys so when you came up with a price for your coaching program that this came into play because what you are teaching through these videos is fantasic and it get this old blood of mine running I hope I can afford the ticket thank you very much

      Reply
    329. Ben

      Bless you! This is a huge help and you can bet that once I get back on my feet, I will become one of your most loyal subscribers.

      Reply
    330. Gwen

      Great info, can’t wait to get started.

      Reply
    331. ERIC GRURUMBACHER

      THANKS FROM MY HEART JOSH FOR YOUR DEDICTION

      IN HELPING SO MANY OF US HUDING AND I WILL IMPLEMENT THEM IMMEDIATELYNGRY GROPING IN THE DARK POOR SOULS.

      THE TECHNIQUES ARE OUTSTAN

      Reply
    332. Mary

      Thank you for your information. I have been learning from various “gurus” but have not taken much action. I have tried to list in several ad sites with very little results. Realtors have not been helpful at all and the REIA meeting in my area does not do creative investing. So I am interested to see and hopefully be successful with your techniques. Thank you, Mary

      Reply
    333. Nick

      Josh,
      I really appreciate all the great stuff you and Jeff offer up for free, it really helps. And, if you think about it, in the long run, by helping investors, you’re helping the entire economy of the country.

      Reply
      • JOSH

        Nick, No Problem. YOu are exactly right. At the end of the video i gave away my reasons. I simply want you to be so impressed by the free information that you will become a raving fan and part of the SREC family for life.

        Reply
    334. mark

      I have read through the comments that people have left here and I read the same thing over and over agin from those that have posted .
      will you partner with me
      will you take payment after the 1st deal
      I see with this video and the others to come that you are going to promote yet another program !!!
      am I wrong ??
      getting hopes up for the few thatmight be able to afford whtever you are selling!!
      more ——– from yet another source saying they wnt you to get into this business.
      Just get out there because if you are reading this you already know enough to get started– go out and talk to people
      be brave be fearless you can do this
      this opportunity is now
      good luck to the brave !!

      Reply
      • JOSH

        Mark, You have every right to be skeptical. I understand where you are coming from. If you watch the end of the video i explain exactly why i am doing this. Watch the last 3 minutes and you’ll understand. YOU’ll love the info i am going to be releasing over the next 2 weeks. Hope you’ll come back for the rest of the free stuff.

        Reply
    335. Rick Safko

      Nice to not get some guru program shoved down our face. Thanks! I’m a fan…

      Reply
      • Josh

        Rick – you are welcome

        Reply
    336. Jan

      You are all dreaming as most serious investors know that real estate is not a get rich quick scheme. AsWarren Buffet says, “Wealth is the transfer of money from the impatient to the patient.” I have bought 10 properties and made $1million in equity in 7 years doing it all by myself without any courses. I have read lots of books though and I went out and did something ie bought an investment property and then when the equity built up bought another property and so on but I needed a full time job while doing this.

      Reply
    337. George

      Great stuff. Stuff you can use to make some money and get started investing in real estate

      Reply
    338. L

      I’d love to be married to you (a hot-sex transmutation filled one) so we could bring about the most harmonious relationship within the real estate investing and business ownership market. Get Money! Help Others! P.S. I’m already married, just enthused and I’m really curbing my enthusiasm when it comes to real estate investing and business ownership.

      Reply
      • JOSH

        L – WOW. I’m flattered. This will make my wife crack up.

        Reply
    339. Donna

      The DREAM is knowing what to do with EVERY lead that slides across my desk! ;) That’s the true wisdom of investing! BTW, I have a rehab ready duplex in the Cleveland area I’ll generouosly JV on with a contractor/investor in the area!! Text Me: 520-490-8222

      Reply
    340. Tommy

      Hello Josh, Tommy.
      This sound really great,Just trying to get started so please tell me more,Thanks Josh. Tommy

      Reply
    341. MR Trust

      Sound good i stay away from greedy gurs asking $$$$$$$ up front.with this depression going on nobody got that type of money.if i can learn how to make $2000 up front i will pay you $1000 for your service just on my word.I am a man of my word, i am not like others get something and do not pay,I tell you if one of those real estate system seller have the customer sign a agreement to pay after they made their first deal just think how great that would be and it will make the system seller more money that Henry Ford because it would spread like crazy everybody would want to get in on the action, word of mouth will make it grow so BIG.It Be Trust Marketing

      Reply
    342. Mary

      Im In I have a short sale too under contract

      Reply
      • JOSH

        Mary – I’m going to show you how to make $500 – $5,000 on that deal quickly. Its coming so make sure you come back.

        Reply
    343. Ilda Borges

      Hello Josh,

      Like a lot of people out there I have spent more than 100K in trainings with different gurus in the past and I got more confused than before. You are the only one that I hear talking about this business in the way it really is. This business is simple if you follow the strategy that can be applicable in this market place. As we all know things has changed a lot based on market condition, but it is simple if we know how to do things in the right way.
      Thank you very much for the informative videos. I am looking forward for the next video.
      Thanks,
      Ilda / ildaborges51@aol.com

      Reply
      • JOSH

        ILDA – 100k WOW. That’s alot. If you have spent all that money and not done anything with it i’m curious what your motivation is so i can better understand where you are coming from. What motivates you?

        Reply
    344. Celtics are the S*it

      This is a business not an investment strategy. If you do not have the business & trusted proven systems then work with someone who has. What are you best at? You can;t be it all. Focus on what you do best and get support for the rest.
      Diversify your investing strategies, manage your budget, and do not give up…ever!
      http://www.MikeKnowsShortSales.com

      Reply
      • JOSH

        MIKE
        Celtics suck. Go Cavs, Browns, O-H-I-O, Go BUCKEYES.

        Reply
        • John Cochran

          Browns? BOOOOOOOO!!!

          Reply
        • Timmmmmy

          What about the Bluejackets? Basketball just plain sucks (multi- millionaire gets a hangnail and he’s gone for weeks ;0)

          Reply
    345. Tim Safransky

      Josh

      Great training – curious to see what lenders you like to work with most for the short sales.

      Reply
    346. Joe H

      Faaantastic, as always. Great idea

      Joe H
      Colorado

      Reply
    347. Al

      I just know that most so called gurus try to confuse you with what they claim they know. This business is really simple when you understand it. It is elementary. Finding a good deal, optioning, or selling or renting it. But the process of accomplishing any of these is what requires some techniques. By becoming a transactional engineer, you can know how to do deals as they come to you.

      Reply
      • JOSH

        AL
        YOu are so right. Its really not that complicated. Option Contracts have been aroudn forever. Using them correctly and having the right paperwork is the key along with marketing for selles and buyers.

        Reply
    348. Michael

      Looking forward to this.

      Reply
    349. Eric Leung

      Thanks for even giving me a chance to meet someone that knows what they are talking about in real estate. My ultimate Dream come true would be to figure out how to replicate what your doing in any market from coast to coast. Being able to be the ultimate agent weather it’s in Southern California or Cleveland Ohio. Knowing what to look for and being able to explain it to clients and potential clients even if I’m not licensed in that state, and creating a mastermind group where everyone one in the group can make money and how to effectively use everyone to create an ultimate dream come true for all who is willing to think outside the box….

      Reply
    350. Randy Rowley

      i have been working on a t short sale deal for about 10 months. we have had it under contract several times. Now that we are finally getting it closed, Colorado has changed the disclosure laws starting Jan. 1st.
      My dream program would be learning how to buy the notes from the bank on properties in foreclosure.

      Reply
    351. Peter

      My Dream- to close another deal fast, so I can afford a coaching program, I consult homeowners how to keep there home in the foreclosure process, laws change all the time would be great to have a mentor that I can talk to and learn more info, tip, and tricks from. me and my partner split about 2 months ago so I started a new business a month ago due to thins,and would like to set it up the correct way so I can help out more homeowners that are in trouble with there homes.

      Reply
    352. Tom Fitzgerald

      I have been a student for several years now and I have become very intimidated by two issues – the uncertainty of the business and the risk attached to it.

      My dream would be to limit the risk but your agreement to fund my purchases (flips, short sales) for the first five transactions. Since you are assuming the risk, the first five would be 75% yours. The next five transactions we would split 50/50 and then we would need to negotiate the next step. My opportunity would be tied directly to your profit margin.

      Reply
      • Rene Caro

        Hey Tom,

        We met at SIMS Stock 2. I’m up here in the Palmdale area. Been trying to find your number to get in touch. Call me

        Rene Caro
        661-456-0787

        Reply
      • JOSH

        TOM
        Convertible Option Assignments has NO RISK and their are a ton of buyers for these deals. Let me ask you: How many short sale investors are out there? How many rehabbers are out there? How many people do you know who can’t get a bank loan right now? These are the people we are assigning to. Come back over the next few weeks and you’ll see how it all comes together.

        Reply
    353. Javi

      Josh,

      Dream Coaching would include the following;
      -A scalable and repeatable results system like a McD’s franchise (soup to nuts).
      -A Josh system duplicate right down to the office furniture.

      Given he started with no money to market and wanted to wholesale REO properties.
      -How to find REO agents
      -Scripts to get REO agents to cooperate and give up pocket listings.
      - A system requiring no marketing
      - Setup the transactional funding or equity partner in advance
      -A ready list of real cash buyersA cooperative title company the accepts double closes and understands them or allows “and or assigns” in an option.
      -Josh sleeps helps until I get it done and setup.

      Then I woke up….

      Reply
    354. Sherrye

      Josh, Would like help with first deal. Fash cash in these times. Wouldn’t mind partnering with you at all and then gradually short sales and wholesale.

      Reply
      • JOSH

        Sherrye – Fast cash is what this training is all about. Quick fast small chunks of money. $500-$15,000 dollars in 16-60 days.

        Reply
    355. Jeff Burns

      Dream Come True: it would require me to pay you nothing up front, all money would be split out of deals 50/50 w/ you for the FULL 1st year of business that I would do BECAUSE of the work/learning that I received when I was working hand in hand w/ you. In other words the only thing i would originally be out would be MY TIME spent working or doing the things you are telling me knowing that other than our collective efforts we only make money when we close the deal…BOTH of us. You could allow free access to your system etc. for the 1st year. If I was successful you would make money as well. I would make money and become a realistic believer and since I was working in your system etc then after the 1st year i would then want to stay w/ the proven track record and a system I was successful at. You would then charge me money that would allow me access to your system. Boston Cleveland please!!!!! Thanks Hope it helps. JB

      Reply
    356. Arondae

      Getting people to take me serious, being that im 25 and still reanting. But, im not a quitter so ill be ok.

      Reply
      • JOSH

        Arondae
        I started investing in 2003 when i was 26-27 years old. Keep up the determination and don’t worry about your age. I have 3 coaching clients who are brothers. Two of them are just 20 years old and they are doing it big time.

        Reply
    357. Gretchen

      Josh — As a recently divorced mother and first time investor, I think the main stumbling block is fear. I know I am capable of success, but I have been a stay-at-home Mom for the past 20 years. Starting out can be so daunting and I think those around me contribute to the negativity. The first step is always hardest, but a fist sucecess is always the most motivational.

      Reply
    358. Tony

      Yesterday after negotiating a Short Sale for about 3 months, I got a really bad news for all of us in the S.S business; Wells Fargo neg. told me that they have red flagged most of all transactional money lenders Co. and that they will not longer allow any kind of transaction with them.Furthermore;they give me a list of all the red flagged transactional money lender Co. What is next?

      Reply
    359. Ben

      I think a dream program for me would especially include more hands-on, getting into real deals than the other programs I’ve done. There have been good things about them, but having someone experienced help you through your first deal or two would be an amazing help in the beginning, and would be different than most of the other programs out there. Maybe a 3 day intensive would be included where that is all you do when you get there is write up deals. You get the educational part and some mentoring up front to get ready, then go to the bootcamp or whatever you want to call it and that’s where you get your hands-on experience before getting thrown into the game.

      I also think it would be a good idea to offer at least one other “higher level” program for people that don’t need as many of the basics of doing deals, but could use help in other areas to increase their business and make more on each deal. Things that would be great in a package like that would be negotiating tactics, special financing strategies and more complex deal structures, business automation, etc. Things that focus on growing a business that is up and running but has a lot of room to grow.

      Hope this helps!

      Reply
    360. Johnny Contreras

      My dream solution? A fly in coach to take an investor by the hand for one week. They can stay in the person’s home and actually go out into the field and PERSONALLY guide them through all they need to do for ONE WEEK. After that if someone can’t perform then there truly might be no hope for them.

      I think anyone who truly wishes to succeed would do this even if they had to split and only get 5%! I’d give a full 100% to have a pro be there for me for an entire week showing me the ropes. It’s the whole teaching how to fish approach. A horse who can’t drink on his own after being lead to water is just dead-weight.

      Reply
    361. Marina

      My “Dream Come True” in real estate is to have someone like you handhold me through the first 25 transactions as well as having unlimited funding resources to acquire and rehab as many properties as I can.

      Reply
    362. aaron Isadore

      HI,Josh.Aaron here.I’m a just starting out in real estate.i’ve always wanted to be apart of something bigger than myself.If you were to train me and show me and mentor me.Ireally dont have a clue.But i choose to accept the bigger picture.PLease help me get through analysis paralysis. THank YOU.

      Reply
    363. aaron Isadore

      HI,Josh.Aaron here.I’m a just starting out in real estate.i’ve always wanted to be apart of something bigger than myself.If you were to train me and show me and mentor me.IrealLy dont have a clue.But i choose to acept the biger picture.PLease help me get through analysis paralysis. THank YOU.

      Reply
    364. Sylvia Clark

      Josh I am in the process of learning real estate investment and short sales. My husband and I attending different workshops this weekend for 3 days @ 8 hours a day. The prices that these so called gurus want to charge is outrageous. I have been ripped off so many times in the online marketing information that it is very difficult to trust. Most of the materials that I invested in in the past did not have all the ingredients to be successful. I am a social worker and I am an advocate for the people, and I have become somewhat untrusting, so very skeptical about buying products because most people that promote them, make money from the materials they sell vs doing the strategies and techniques themselves. I just don’t have any monies to blow. I am looking for the real deal with God fearing people.

      Reply
      • leslie

        I hope you didn’t pay for armando montelangos they don’t give you anything just want you to pay 40k yes 40k to go on b us for aweek and flip houses. ????

        Reply
    365. CHRISTI

      THE DREAM COME TRUE WOULD BE LEARNING REAL ESTATE DIRECTLY FROM SOMEONE THAT HAS BEEN DOING THE BUSINESS, LEARNING FRESH IDEAS,AND IMPLEMENTING THE STRATEGIES IN MY HOME TOWN WITH SUPPORT. I HAVE A VERY NEGATIVE ENVIRONMENT AND WOULD LIKE TO CHANGE THAT WITH THE REAL ESTATE. BY DOING THE REAL ESTATE AND LEARNING FROM SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE, I KNOW I CAN DO THAT AS WELL. I DONT WANT TO GO BACK TO A JOB THAT I HATE JUST BECAUSE I HAVE NO OTHER OPTIONS. I AM ON EARLY MATERNITY LEAVE BECAUSE OF COMPLICATION IN MY PREGNANCY AND I DREAD RETURNING JUST BECAUSE I HAVE TO. I WANT TO IMPLEMNENT REAL ESTATE NOW TO BETTER MY FINANCIAL SITUATION. I ALSO NEED THE FINANCIAL MEANS TO START.I WANT MY LIFE TO BE A REFLECTION OF DOING SOMETHING I LOVE RATHER THAN DRUDGING THROUGH LIFE BECAUSE THERE’S NOTHING BETTER. MILLI GRAZIE FOR READING.
      SALUTE.

      Reply
    366. Paul

      Hey Josh,

      Been in this business a few years now and been more famine than feast.

      My take on it:
      -most are attracted to REI for the money, not their passion
      -most never have made a lot of money nor run a business
      -thus why the failure rate is high and most incur problems with everything, most of the time.
      -and if I were to do it over again I would’ve been a ‘true’ real estate investor by ‘holding’ property (or whatever asset class) instead of the flip model of rehabs, shorts, etc.

      So “My Dream Come True” would be able to work with someone who:

      -can paint the big picture of ‘true’ real estate investing and all the biz models available

      -offer education more along the lines of one on one. Be it daily, every few days or whatever it takes. The shotgun approach of bootcamp, books, cds. etc will only take someone so far. I have questions everyday where I need answers.

      -lastly, and probably most important component would be ‘inner game.’ Older I get, more and more I understand it’s all about ‘how you’re wired’ will determine your success.

      Was in your training before but would really love and ‘my dream come true’ would be to meet with you one on one in Cleveland as I consider you and your group very sharp people and brainstorm about my business but more importantly how you can help many others. And taking in the Cavs would be a bonus and a blast!

      Thanks!

      Reply
    367. coach kwang

      I:am new to all this, need to know for a sure how to find a buyer.
      fear have me not putting paper on a property because i dont know how to sell it fast.

      Reply
    368. Jose

      Legal Advice, Proven Marketing, Wholesaling, REO, Short Sales and Exit Strategies, Private Funding Partnership, Fair Funding Fees and A real commitment (hand to hand) to make student/customer successful. I would not mind putting out my testimonial to the world!

      Reply
    369. Bart Rice

      Hey Josh,

      Thanks for the offer to visit with you. I sold my Estate Planning law practice last year, and have owned rental real estate for many years. Currently, I own 3 rental single family residences.

      I am interested to learn what kinds of courses and coaching may be available to me through your organization. In particular, I would like to be able to rely upon funding sources for both flips and holds. If equity joint venture partners are available for certain kinds of deals, so much the better.

      My inquiries addressed in the past to several real estate GURUs thus far has been met with deaf ears. It appears that only a stiff cookie-cutter course schedule and materials, regardless of local real estate influences, are offered.

      I want to receive custom responses from you instead of the never ending “Cheeseburger” acknowledgment yelled out by John Belushi in his famous short order lunch scene regardless of the customer’s order.

      A financial source or equity partner must have an immediate national bank credibility reference since I can provide Chase Bank references from the local Branch Manager for myself.

      Regards,
      Bart Rice

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    370. bill swiderski

      Hi Josh, first of all let me say that I am not really interested in winning a trip to Cleveland, as I am not in to sports. I’m 76 years old rehabber and I’m having a ball rehabbing and flipping houses. The one thing that I think would be helpful to everyone would be software that would analyze a deal quickly, but accurately. Something that all you would need to do is punch in a few numbers, and let the program analyzes the deal. I realize that there is software already out there, but it is ridiculously expensive. Most of the time it is complicated to even work properly. Plus they bundle it with other things such as property management and other things. I think that software designated for one specific function, and priced right would be snapped up by the masses. The software would also need to factor in all the variables, such as soft costs etc. for what it’s worth, that’s my comment.

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    371. Jimmy Rose

      Hi Josh,
      I have no problem finding great deals in my area. What would be a dream come true for me is an easy way to find private money to fund these deal.

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    372. Johnny

      Hi Josh,

      I think the thing holding me back is the lack of specifics as it applies to my situation when it comes to the right combination. There are so many things to learn combined with false information its difficult to get to the truth sometimes. Over the years i’ve found out the truth the hard way……learned alot but lost alot in terms of money and time due to being lured by certain gurus taking advantage of my lack of Real Estate knowledge and experience. But my desire to never quit kept me going and I managed to locate the info being taught by yourself and Greg which has shown me the true difference.

      I’m still a work in progress and think something like a live group mentoring program would be best. Not just a phone session but a face to face session. Something that involves a person to come down with what they have. You completely strip down their business and rebuild it the way it should be as it relates to their personal challenges and situation. In turn the student earns while they learn. If money is an issue the program is covered by a pre-arranged profit split such as a 75-25 split. The student is required to sign an NCND and any other waivers along with having an open mind and willingness to learn and take action.

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    373. Jordan

      Ok, Josh, you said “A dream come true” so here it goes… It would be YOU coming to MY city/town (Columbus) and spending a day in my home office, checking out my real estate business, and pointing out what I’m doing right and what I’m doing wrong. Listening to my phone calls, watching me speak to clients/buyers/sellers. No more webinars, no more DVD’s, training programs. I want a one-on-one, face-to-face program.

      Then, after you see my operations, I want you to take me up to your location and show me how the pros do it. I want to hear you speak on the phone, I want to look over your shoulder as you analyze your deals, I want to know what you outsource and what you don’t – everything!

      Every guru says they can apply THEIR techniques in any city, but this would be the ultimate way of proving it. It would be a true real estate investor’s makeover. Similar to how Steve Colbert has gives up and coming artists “The Bump” into stardom, this would be Josh Cantwell’s way of giving a local investor “The Bump”.

      Coming from a military veteran who has bought every course, and has been striving to make his real estate investing business work, this would be the true “Dream” training program.

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    374. Josh Cantwell

      Just want to make sure you are not spam. Please respond back why you want to use my picture.

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      • Blake

        For the newbie investor,just tha ability 2 close your first deal and put a check in hand. I think in today market there is information overload. Simplify the process of closing and getting cash in hand. Cash flow is the life blood of re investing.

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        • Gary

          Hello Josh, Greg & Jeff.
          I work a full time job and study real estate information every spare minute on nights and weekends. There is just so much infomation to learn and understand to try to stay out of trouble. Using a flowchart analogy where you have your name on top with four columns under it with fourty four rows under each column and every one of those boxes has your name in it to. So much time passes between all this part time studying you tend to forget, get confused how to integrat it all together.
          The point is I would like to see you guys make full length video’s about the different aspects such as short sales, wholesaling. probate ect. with a thousand links in if necessary for specific traing (how and when to use Land Trust, every detail and document to do a closing)that way you can wrap your head around all the necessary steps from start to finish when you start talking with prospective customers.
          Setting up video’s on demand this way the student can buy the video’s that apply and you could charge accordingly for the value of the informaton presented.
          This way the student gets specialized knowledge and when information or procedures change you can revise the video’s and printout’s and charge accordingly. This is a rough overview of what I would like to see happen.
          Thanks,
          Gary
          garysanicky@bellsouth.net

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    375. Joel Stroback

      My biggest issue right now is the non-acceptance of the option agreement for short sales. I have given separate presentations to a handful of real estate agents, and I’ve been assured by them that it cannot be used. Now, I don’t believe that for a minute. I just have to keep presenting it to agents, I guess, until I find one that “gets it.” My attorney has no problem with it.
      A few weeks ago I made two offers on listed short sale properties which were listed by the largest real estate firm in Tucson. They refused to present my offer to the seller claiming that my addendum was not valid. Even after I revised the addendum to try to accommodate their objections, they dropped my offer and I never heard another word about it.
      I’ve had the short sale training, have the funding available, and have access to a good negotiator (aside from doing 300K+ deals with SREC) and I’m ready to get started. I’m frustrated that I can’t get this thing going.

      I’ve purchased several courses over the last two years and it has been difficult implementing them. Having a full time job and trying to invest part time is challenging. I’m finally getting organized enough to begin some marketing and having the time to handle the results.

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    376. Sergio DeCesare

      Well, well, well……..seems to be a common thread on many of these issues listed by others here.
      I am a seasoned investor as you know. I have made several hundreds of thousands of dollars over the last few years doing nothing but shorts. However both the political and financial landscape has dramatically changed over that time and is still evolving.
      Here is what i have persoanlly seen or experienced:
      1-State agencies /Laws are directly impacting profit motive here in Florida not to mention guys like me with a Real Estate Brokers license are being targeted. I just made it through a exhuastive audit and investigation and even though I have been cleared , it was still a HUGE hassle and scared many of the realtors i work with.
      2-I work with about 4-5 realtors here and have plenty of deal goin on. The issue is, i have approvals but no buyers. We advertise online heavily and use MLS but my realtors are still coming up short.
      3- Lenders have become increasingly aggressive and deals and cutting out investor purchases. My area BOA, Wells and CHASE make up 90% of all deals. Self explanatory. Funding isnt an issue but here is a growing trend Im finding: Values sliding down so low that even if you were paying 100% of BPO the lenders are countering much higher because at BPO they say it doesnt pay and a foreclosure is preferred? How do you fight that? Ive had several deals where the counter was $20, $30 or $40K ABOVE BPO ( not to mention my offer) because anything less the investor chooses to foreclose.
      4-Many REOs are being placed at Auction where they either get sold higher due to competition or the Lender renegs on the auction due to low sales price and returns it to auction in 90 days. Auctions (REDC) are the biggest scams.

      i am transitioning my business from Shorts to other means of acquisitions. Buying notes is great in theory but thus far I have found very few lenders willing to part with the One Offs and will only discuss mini bulk purchases. Notes work best when you can create them through a hard purchase.,,and i do.

      I have analysed about 20 commercial deals and the perception out there with owners is many still dont feel the pinch and most do not have to sell. The ones that do have been properties that could not generate income or are unfinished. I think location is a factor so I will be relocating in the future for 6 months out of the year to pursue out of state options. On a side note, the Hanover Fawcett product was a disappointment. Nobody waste your money! I returned mine.

      In short (LOL) the atmoshere is hostile, lenders are hostile, legislation is hostile. Time to think out of the box…..

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    377. Laurel and Alan Howard

      Wow! We echo virtually all of the above comments. We would add that WE need more specific steps and “hand holding” on the process. Cash flow is always the life blood of any business transaction. But, WE are in need of specific systems and more of a “turn key” or franchise mentality. Perhaps that amount of specificity would provide a secure confidence in our ability to find the private lenders, keep up with the banks, and get ourselves further down the short sale road than we are now. We need more clarity as to what expenses we should expect as the business begins — we feel very unsure and unprepared for any unforeseen transaction costs. Isn’t there a list?
      Finally, the training program seems to have lost its energy… Could we get more notice as to call topics, meeting dates, and contact times?
      Thanks for asking — you are brave!

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    378. Rogie Robinson

      Any chance you can set up a replay line or replay webinar? I can’t attend the call tomorrow and I HATE to miss it given the topic. I didn’t know if we had a session this week for sure (I’ve since schedule weekly Wed calls in MS Calendar). I’m having a CAN’T MISS meeting with my attorney and his team to review the files they are negotiating.

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    379. Rogie Robinson

      Josh and Jack, still wondering why on the last call using the financial calculator, my results were consistently off, but barely off, e.g. 0.1% for interest rates or $2500 on a PV which should have been $350K. Wondering if maybe my calculator (it is pretty old but it’s an HP 10BII). I seem to remember having a similar problem with it last time I used it for RE calculations probably 10 years ago.

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    380. Emerson

      Last month we lost 7 good deals to foreclosure…the first month we have ever lost so many. Usually we lose one, maybe two, and have always had great success with postponements. Are the lenders changing or are we doing something wrong? We are in Texas, a fast foreclosure state.

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    381. Tim Akers

      C buyer financing, without a doubt. Banks are more worried about the A-B transaction…or maybe using it as an excuse. We have had C lenders leave us at the closing table with no excuse!

      The banks, who caused this problem, just keep throwing more roadblocks out into the street to hinder investors.
      I think a campaign in Washington such as Jeff Watsons is just the thing. We need to get the word out that we are solving problems, yes we make money but with out us, properties are foreclosed on and the problem gets worse.

      We are in SE Florida where defaults are up 100% over last year to 15,500 in our county alone. We are part of the solution, not the problem!! Thanks guys for all you do. Our business has blossomed with your assistance.

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    382. Tom Fitzgerald

      Josh, my primary issue is private money. I am working on Josh’s program and have had several nibbles but the requirements they have for a rookie is very unrealistic. One want primo property with ARV of 50%. The other wants to get commercial only. I am just getting started and it has been very very difficult to get that first deal done.

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    383. Charter Holdings, LLC

      Help, Have Cash
      Need about 20 socal deals with room to play plus two 5-15 mil flips for West LA north to Malibu. Celeb type houses that are gated. 951-552-7600

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    384. Jordan

      I have been attempting to execute the A>B B>C model for many months but to many obstacles. Very limited success and a lot of work. SS lenders not willing to sell with enough meat on the bone to make a spread, C buyers lenders not willing to finance flips, transactional funders limitations on holding and spread in a deal too low.

      Figured the key to success is to pursue opportunites with private money which means can also target reo’s and other distressed properties, but seems getting most of the buyers out there these days are investors and the proportion of retail buyers is very low and a lot of sellers chasing the same buyers.

      But with that in mind find it challenging to identifying the sweet spot in atlanta where there will be retail resale to potential to make a decent spread.

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    385. WG

      Josh,

      You hedged your bets… Cashflow it is. If new training is put together to cover this area, how does one with cashflow restraints get into any new training without being able to further extended an already over extended budget? If there was a creative solution put together for those with cashflow problems (maybe in the form of a partnership) I’m sure it would be greatly appreciated across the board. Even if the partnership required a higher overall investment from this end, to cover the risk of training, I would consider jumping in. Thanks for your concern.

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    386. MD

      In short; confidence, coaching and cash:

      CONFIDENCE:
      I started the real estate game almost 3 years ago. Made my first wholesale probate deal 8 months after purchasing a high end home study course on a credit card. The deal only paid off a fraction of the credit card debt but I was sure things would pickup so I moved into short sales. Got into a great beginners level short sales coaching program with the thought of up grading once the deals started coming in but it never happen. Never closed a short sale deal and never upgraded in the coaching program. With a growing credit debt and no income to offset, my confidence fell and I slipped into a period of depression. I am operating at -$15,000 (yes that is a negative) and growing at 19% interest every month. To stubborn to give up and walk away I struggle every day with finding a solid lead that will help me get out of this whole.

      COACHING:
      Thought I could supplement the low level short sales coaching with the assistance of a local real estate guru who passed himself as a mentor. I scrapped up the $3000 fee and got nothing in return. This person was not a mentor but an investor who convinced me a several other newbie’s in the area to join a mentor program that really was a bird dog service for his own business. Every educational aspect of the program cost an additional fee to obtain and deals were selected and approved based on what he needed to get his own business to the next level. This almost discouraged me form participating and any coaching program but I continue to look for my teacher because the student is ready. With no income I had to drop the short sale coaching program.

      CASH FLOW:
      Cash poor I hang on. I have exhausted my personal savings, operating at a -$15,000 (not including the daily expenses of gas, phone, postage, etc.) and about to go under for the last time. If I can not turn a wholesale deal by the end of the month I will have to default on the $15,000 balance something I have never done in my entire life. EVER!

      In an effort to work the long term strategy with the short term, I just recently added $1,300 to my debt and purchased a home study coarse for private lending in hopes of working both ends (i.e. short term and long term).

      All of this just to say my everyday challenges are restoring my confidence while looking for a real coach and establishing a regular cash flow.

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    387. Valerie spivey

      0 cash and bad credit

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    388. Sharon Renee Zevenbergen

      I would be willing to respond to your inquiry. I am the proverbial ‘new kid on the block’ as an RE investor. I am founding owner of Integrity Group LLC. In my short time in the industry, I have had several challenging experiences with both Hard and Pvt Money ‘pulling out’ in the 11th hour. Question? How can I increase my opportunity of accessing quality OPM for completed deals???
      Blessings, Sharon Z

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    389. Brian Lee

      I am having problems developing a good business system in real estate investing i,e, generating seller leads, buyer leads and a list of private lenders as a result of not having the time to devote to development of a good system in real estate investing as a result of having to rely on practicing medicine on a full-time basis

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    390. Brian Lee

      I’m having problems getting Seller Leads and finding the time to develop a good running business system in real estate investing as a result of being a real estate investor on a part-time basis and relying on practicing medicine to generate the revenue I need.

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    391. Craig Andresini

      Josh, My challenges are probably a microcosm of many investors having a hard time getting started. I live in the highly regulated state of Maryland and that makes me a little wary to begin with. Funding is also a big challenge and generating leads is a close second. It would be great to find a system that didn’t load you up with montly fees while you get started. I find myself listening to too many webinars but end up doing nothing; fear of the unknown holds me back.

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    392. Milan Rogers

      Hey Josh and Jeff,

      This is Milan Rogers, working out here in Utah on a bunch of short sales. I was meeting with my business partners late last week to discuss what we see as a growing issue when negotiating short sales with a number of banks. It appears that some banks are discriminating against investors (i.e. the buyer is an LLC, etc.). When I say discrimination, I mean that they won’t cover as many closing costs (Chase bank) or they won’t take as much of a discount. We have found out that they are even noting that the buyer is an investor in their files when passing it on to their investors. This is causing some very serious issues for us and is really eating into our spread and our ability to get some of the short sales closed. Thoughts?

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    393. jimmy torres

      my biggest obstacle right now is my marketing! last year i did two short sales closed one in august and the other in november, using your book. this year i have done ZERO im not getting any call backs on the letters that im sending out to potential clients that i get from the county sheriff sales list! i must have sent out over 400 letters in a two month span. with no call backs and a ton of the letters returned to me. right now i feel like i need a boost im looking into buying an reo but thats not what i want! i want to set the price and get the full discount myself.

      money is not a real issue at this point i have a ton of equity in my two rentals that i acquired last year using your book.

      i just want more leads and more deals in the pipe line! i want to do this full time but until that happens ill be a prisoner of the 9-5 system.

      thanks by the way!

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    394. Tony

      I have trouble driving motivated seller leads to my website, and cash flow coming in. I am in a J O B at this time. What can you recommend?

      Thanks, Tony N.

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    395. stuart

      I can easily find properties, don’t worry about seeling if I bought them correctly butn IMHO, we are coming to the point where we need real all cash investor/lenders to close the A-B.With bank to bank verifiable funds and a peomised 10 close the REO/ mitigation departments start dropping prices dramatically.At that point we have many options for the property sale. Finding investor with that much cash is difficult at best.Personally I’d like to have the ability to have 5+ transactions in the pipeline at one time.

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    396. Stacey Moore

      my problem is that no fundingand nervous about losting my shirt,just trying to work with someone in foreclosure and find a good deal.

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    397. Michael

      Cash is king

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    398. michael

      1.funding
      2.marketing
      3. Implementing (putting it all together)

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    399. Kevin Burke

      Hi Josh, i am Kevin B in Miami, my big problem is finding buyers with cash, I have a property that i have been trying to sell for 4 months and have lowered the price 20K, i also need some help with advertising my properties,how can i get them to the buyers

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    400. Ward

      What’s holding me back?

      Uneducated / Unmotivated Realtors and Start up capitol for site design due to the cost of fiance’s SS career with one of your students who found it necessary to wine and dine her for our network of Realtors so he could succeed! You asked!

      :) I think the BEST possible thing is to do a “recruiting” video towards Realtors that your students can use for promotional purposes. New investors don’t have the status quo to get into the Realtor circle without credibility / resources / backing.

      Let new students use your credibility / law firm / resources and you will have a surplus of new students. Give a man a fish .. teach a man to fish! – Ward

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      • Dave fr Seattle

        I don’t often reply to others comments, however, I went to your website and it really touched me my brother in Christ. I will be praying for you to receive a bountiful blessing and remember God punishes those who lift their hand against His anointed and we are a royal priesthood so revenge will be His.

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    401. Grace

      the problem we encounter as investors is the right place to find porperties and to ein the offer as well Grace

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    402. Grace

      Hello i am a real estaeagent worjking with two investors the problem we encounter is finding the right web an updted one for us to make the offers and to win them too. thanks Grace

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    403. Grace

      Hi Josh I am a nfairly new ias far as ivesting ,I am a real state Agent nd have two investor who are ready to invest now. Our major hurle is fo find the righr web page about forclosuresa and bank own properties to make the offers most of the info there is already old not updated thanks for your advise Grace

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    404. Karen

      Need more private funding…for the 30 days hold it seems like due to the law of supply and demand, the pricing has increased so much that to hold a larger property for any length of time to meet time on title criteria, your profit is taken by the funder. While before it was reasonable, it is getting more unreasonable as the banks require us to be on title longer.

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    405. Kathy

      You cant help me-I am unemployed that is the reason I have this lack of funds.

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    406. PEMD

      My problem in two words is cash flow. I have put a lot of money into this business without gain. I worked the absentee owner niche until I ran out of money for marketing. I have moved on to the foreclosure/flipping niche, where there is a lot of competition in my area. No hits to date. I would love to pursue absentee owners if only I had the money to do so.

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    407. Rob Willis Jr

      Hi Josh and Jeff

      C LENDERS!!!!!!!!!!!!

      The Biggest Challenge I see is the C Buyers Lender being STUPID and focusing more on the A to B Transaction then on their own potential Mortgage Customers purchase, by evaluating and underwriting that transaction so they can fund and close that purchase, instead of worrying what the Investor A to B Purchase is.

      We have a complete Team Lead Generation,BPO Agent,Negotiator and Real Estate Team

      Every deal we do separate stand alone legal transaction.

      The Investors and the American people will role up their sleeves and dig this country out of this mess the banks created not the Banks or the Government!!!
      I hope the Lenders I am referring to all go Broke and our Government does not BAIL THEM OUT

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    408. Matt

      Josh, I appreciate the opportunity to offer feedback regarding short sales transactions. My biggest 3 problem areas are:
      (1) Regarding A-B, B-C deals: if the C buyer insists on using their own title company or lawyer, once they (C bank or C lawyer) see the approval letter from the A sellers bank they halt the deal, saying it is a flip, even though they have a copy of a ‘standard’ purchase and sales agreement and the SREC addendum which discloses the conditions of the B-C sale (I have tried a didactic version of the approval letter, they won’t accept it);
      (2) Regarding A-C deals: if the bank being shorted, is paying the fee (negotiation or lien release fee) off the HUD, they have refused to provide approval. I have seen the bank refuse approval even if the C buyer is paying the fee – bank wants all the money, even though they cannot close since we have clouded title by the recorded notice of option;
      (3) locating funding for 30 day holds (seasoning)which have reasonable interest rate fees for deals closing above $1,000,000.
      Thanks,
      Matt

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    409. BD

      My top three challenges are: (1) Finding Brokers/Realtors who will do short sale flips. In my area, most are scared and won’t even consider it. (2) I’ve overwhelmed myself with too many training programs. I really want to do short sales as my main business and have bought other programs because I thought they’d be good complements to my short sale business. (3) I need a broader support system, someone to ask questions, help me figure out what to do when I get a deal and I’m not sure what I might be able to do with it.

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    410. Annie

      Seller lead generation
      Buyer lead generation
      Haven’t gotten to negotiating with sellers yet will be terrified
      Don’t know how to fill out contracts yet
      I don’t have any cash or funding
      My job gets in the way big time but I need it to more on to the next level only source of income at this time
      No I have a none believing family
      and no free time
      I have trouble implementing
      I need help marketing for leads.

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    411. Alan Frost

      Josh what is needed is services not training. It is also where the really big money is. Neophytes will stumble onto pre-foreclosure properties and anybody can buy an REO but from there they are lost. I am a one-man band working 100+ hours weekly to run my own business and pull together as many services as possible. If you could produce a cost-effective member driven one-stop shop you would attract tens of thousands of new and experienced investors.

      Training people to think out of the box or to be sales people or to technically weed through things like public records does not work for those without that acumen. Mentoring is an answer but it is costly to the client and time consuming for the pro. A web driven service is the solution. A series of questionnaires can direct most members to put together deals. Form sales are great too but the biggest attraction is Private Mortgage Lending. Not how to find it but a non-profit association members only service that links RE investors with folks who need a secure income stream or want secure returns for their self-directed IRAs. Consider three types of members (1) RE investors (paying); (2) Vendors (paying less & getting no services – RealtyTrac, MLS, Title Agencies and purveyors all with a special seal, certification, rating or discount) consider a directory and newsletter with ads; (3) Finance Members (mostly private mortgage investors who pay no membership fee and get things like free association sponsored group trips). These members are sought by Financial Planners and others who can receive a substantial non-SEC regulated commission promulgated on membership and paid when there is Finance Member activity. The commission is to be paid for by the non-RESPA borrower, incorporated into one of several fees that I have in mind.

      OK this all said I have prepared a Private Mortgage Plan and listing of a few of our properties but have no time to implement it. The plan calls for short and longer term Transactional Funding as well as Private Mortgage Lending of up to 5 years. The program has 9 built in safeguards including using a land trust (sorry Jeff) with the lender as a beneficiary so that there is never a need for a foreclosure. I also devised a 14 point Key risk/reward Rating System that every RE investor should use at least in part to analyze each investment. I will gladly share the program with you…we should talk.

      The association is great conduit to support Jeff’s initiated lobbying effort and later a PAC.

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      • bob

        you and I are thinking exactly alike everybody wants to sell something and no one wants to help with all the pieces if we had a community where some did the deals some had the funds some did the birddogging etc what a great setup and how much money and how much benefit would it be for everyone

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        • Craig Barry

          Josh- Why cant we develop a marketplace concept where people can bring their deals online and the SREC membership can partner and provide value where all the education learned through SREC is put into action leading to revenue? Seems we could open this up in the current forum. We would need standards of some kind and possible diff levels of discussion for diff levels of investor experiences? A marketplace would be the next logical step for SREC to faciliate local.regional, and national deal syndication and assembling the right people w the right expertise to the deal and who share in the profits? Comments- Next Steps

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    412. bob

      the problem out there is everyone wants to sell something nobody really wants to teach anything and everyone is greedy everyone wants their pound of fleshh $997 to $2000 and says only way to show someone is real bull$#% there are thousands of people out there that would like to do this and even more who want to do this but money is the issue so the continue to be in limbo did you see the poverty numbers this morninf up 10% from last year ask a guru to partner and with the exception of 3 they all say we don’t partner so they are all just selling over priced programs and not doing deals why not have a program where you start from square one do a,b,c have it on a multilevel program no charge or minimal charge then guru makes money people make money and overall everyone including the sellers benefit lokk at the book rich dad poor dad what does he say either due real estate or mlm and be the b in an abc situation this would provide all three sorry for rambling but tired of good people being left out in the cold due to greedy individuals only looking out for themselves if you want to contact me id love to talk live around the corner from your offices in strongsville,oh

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      • JOSH

        BOB – When and where do you want to meet??

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      • bob

        sorry i didn’t see your reply i am starting to work on just such a system i know you were at the hotel the other day but didn’t get to meet with you but talked to Francis quite extensively i would like to really meet with you email me and a time that i could call you back

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    413. Shari James, Dallas, TX

      Josh, you hit it right on the head! Day to Day operating cash flow is the main reason that most of us can’t progress like we know we can. Just finding the funds to do all the marketing that is needed is very tough especially when you are cash challenged just trying to pay the bills. Internet marketing doesn’t seem to be doing it for me, so direct mail is the next best thing but takes consistant cash flow to maintain. I have the deal funding contacts, but not the capital to make my business grow as I know it can. I have joined all the right groups (Omega, SREC, OpenRoad, SMP, etc) it still comes down to operating cash flow.
      Thank you, Jeff Watson, and Greg Clement for continuing to strife to bring us all the tools and coaching we need to be successful!

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    414. Preston

      Our Challanges are based around Cash Flow and funding issues. We are noticing more lenders are requiring you hold the properties for a period of time leaving the Back to Back closing option unavailable. Finding transactional funding (that is affordable and within reason) for these types of deals are hard to come by.

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    415. Josh

      Hey Janos,
      I wanted to follow up with you on the document merging issues that you have experienced in your Open Road account. The good news is that there was an update that went in yesterday that corrected this issue. So you should not have to continually upload your documents to have this auto-filling functionality. I also wanted to address some of the suggestions you gave. You do have the ability to give someone access to your account on a limited basis, this is our Power Linking functionailty. You also can have multiple fax lines attached to your account but they wouldn’t be dedicated to any 1 individual log in for your account. You can run a report that will show you, in a specified time period the faxes that were sent and received with the page count, sender and recipient number, date and if the fax was successfully sent or received.

      We are always all ears for suggestions so please let us know what you would like the application to be able to do. You can always send your thoughts to support@realeflow.com and have the subject be ‘Bright Ideas’
      Thanks,
      Josh

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    416. Penisimani (Ben) Schneider

      Josh, I’ve been glued to my screen watching your training videos this whole day. I invested in the past(2002-2005)using the very same techniques and made some good money. I was inactive for 5yrs. I’m very happy to be a part of your team now, and Watching your videos was very exciting because your stuff is up to date. I look forward to refining my skills in this changing market through your training…..Also, how can I obtain L/O contract?

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