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Author Archives: Matt Hess

Weekly Lesson – Is a Recession Coming?

We’ve seen quite a few changes recently in our economy. But one of the biggest questions that continues to be asked is “Is a recession coming?” That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over what happens if a recession … Read more »

2022-08-05 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: What happens when we buy with terms if there is a claim against the sellers original insurance policy, if there is a due diligence checklist … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Kyle Roemmich

Park #3 is finally under contract with seller financing. I borrowed private money for the down payment and the lot rents will cover the monthly payments. The park is about an hour or two away over in Ohio, so we’re … Read more »

“Tax Bracket Changes” – Lee Phillips

Recently, the House passed a new spending and tax act. It hasn’t made it through the Senate yet, but they’re trying to get it through. The tax hike will be historic in this law. The tax laws are changing, and … Read more »

Free Mastery of Short-Term Rentals Webinar!

If you want to know how to take advantage of today’s market using short-term rentals, then you won’t want to miss this webinar hosted by John Gerstenlauer and Scot Poirier. The best part about it? It’s FREE! Just click the … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Keeping Good Agents

Finding an agent that knows what they’re doing in real estate can sometimes be a difficult task. That’s why it’s so important to keep a good relationship with those agents once you’ve found them. So in this week’s lesson, Ron … Read more »

07-29-2022 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you negotiate new terms when the option runs out, if you can use the deposit you collect to pay for closing costs, how to … Read more »

Ask Ron from a recent Quick Start event!

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers a number of questions that students submitted during a recent Quick Start Real Estate School event! Don’t forget to sign up for our next Quick Start Real Estate School, as the … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – 7 Well Known Failures

Everyone has failed at something at some point in their life, especially when dealing with real estate. But without these failures, you will never be able to grow and learn to get past these defeats. So in this week’s lesson, … Read more »

How a 7 year old can learn this business

Watch Planet Ron student Amy Jones as she teaches her 7 year old daughter Destiny what needs to be done during the closing day of a house. 

2022-07-15 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you can find out how much the seller paid for their house, if you can use the deposit you collect to pay for closing … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Land Trusts Made Simple

Then in this week’s lesson, Ron covers one of the most frequently asked about topics, Land Trusts. He goes over the ins and outs of what it is, when to use it, how to use it, how it can benefit … Read more »

Ron’s QA Call with Alton Jones 2022-07-14

Weekly Lesson – The Less I Do, The More I Make

Starting something new can seem overwhelming at first, especially when it involves real estate. Having a plan and using the correct strategies are paramount if you want to be successful in this new endeavor. So in this week’s lesson, Ron … Read more »

Ask Ron: Quick Start Edition

We have a special edition of Ask Ron for you this week! For this episode, we’re going back to a recent Quick Start event where Ron answered student’s questions live during the event! This is just one of the many … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Solo 401k

When investing in real estate, you have to make sure you give the government their cut. However, there are some strategies that can help elevate this tax hit, one of them being a Solo 401k. So in this week’s lesson, … Read more »

2022-07-01 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: what is the best source for probate deals, if you can transfer ownership of an LLC that you already have to an IRA, if there … Read more »

REAL GRIT podcast featuring Ron LeGrand

Check out this recent episode of the REAL GRIT podcast, which features the legend himself, Ron LeGrand! Just click the link below to listen to the podcast! REAL GRIT Podcast Episode 47 – The Legend featuring Ron LeGrand

2022-06-24 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: what marketing is currently working best for REI, how to position your business for a possible upcoming recession, suggestions on how to find buyers in … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Tenants by the entirety overview

Watch as Ron talks about another method of preserving your assets, which is ownership by tenants by the entirety.

Student Success Stories – Glenn and Kari Paramore

This was a fire house that the owners inherited from their mother, and it was not insured. The owners needed to get out because they did not have the funds to redo. This was an emotional process, so we needed … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Jason Roberts

Before I started with the mentor program at Global Publishing and working with my mentor Tony Pearl, I had zero experience in real estate investing. In fact, the whole real estate investing process was a little intimidating to say the … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with Andrew and Aaron Schlag 2022-06-13

Weekly Lesson – Why BRRR is Bad in Real Estate

In this week’s lesson, Ron goes over the BRRR concept in real estate (Buying, Renting, Rehabbing, and Refinancing), and why it’s not the best method to use when trying to build your empire. Watch it below! Don’t forget to register … Read more »

2022-06-10 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: which course you’d recommend to get started, hHow often should you follow up with sellers who want to think about your offer, the best strategy … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Tips on Entity Structuring

Watch as Ron goes over some different tips and tricks on how to help structure your empire. 

Weekly Lesson – Overview of a Land Trust

In this week’s lesson, Ron goes over what a Land Trust is, and how it can benefit you in your real estate business! Don’t forget to register for our upcoming Quick Start Real Estate School, where you’ll learn to buy … Read more »

2022-05-27 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if a property has to go through probate if there is a will involved, if you should focus on auctions or just pretty houses when … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Individual Tax Rates

Watch as Ron goes over the different possible tax brackets so you can figure out which one applies to you!

2022-05-20 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: when a realtor gets to keep their commission, how to get started with a VA, can you purchase FSBO leads in more than two counties, … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – LLC versus C Corporation

In this week’s lesson, Ron goes over the differences between an LLC and a C Corporation.

2022-05-13 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to find boots on the ground to do terms deals remotely, if it makes sense to use an accountant as a trustee, if you … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with Andrew and Aaron Schalg 2022-05-09

Weekly Lesson – Ron’s Q&A session with Jay Conner

In this week’s lesson, Ron asks private money expert Jay Conner some of the questions student’s submitted to our recent Great American Real Estate Summit event. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – How to acquire private money

In this week’s lesson, private money professional Jay Conner goes over how to find those private funds to finance your deal! Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Clinton Miller

As a first-time real estate investor but a long-time business owner, I recognize the need to have the guidance of someone to help navigate the unknown waters of a new business.  That is why from day one the value of … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Walking through an ugly house

In this week’s lesson, Ron and mentor Jay Conner walk through an ugly house that Jay recently purchased.  Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to know what you … Read more »

2022-04-29 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you need an attorney to get the deed for properties being sold for tax deed, if it’s possible to reduce back taxes and liens … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Due Diligence when Rehabbing

In this week’s lesson, Ron goes over some due diligence items when rehabbing a house. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to know what you really have questions … Read more »

2022-04-15 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if the current market is impacting TERMS deals, if you need a lawyer when closing with a title company, and what lead generation system has … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Wholesaling Ugly Houses

Watch as Ron goes through the process of wholesaling Ugly Houses. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to know what you really have questions on. What lessons or … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Kasey Lenz

My first flip on my own was $60,514.13 at closing. It ended up netting right at $50,000! Not bad for 4 weeks of “working” the flip and then waiting the 4 weeks for closing. I have been a realtor for … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with Tony Pearl 2022-04-12

2022-04-08 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you need a bank account for your LLC or just a Roth IRA account, what ACTS stands for, a good search criteria to find … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Different Wholesaling Strategies

In this week’s lesson, Ron goes over some different techniques to consider when wholesaleing a house. Watch the video below! Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to know … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Hot Market Update

In this week’s lesson, Ron goes over a few different approaches when dealing with real estate in a hot real estate market. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want … Read more »

2022-04-01 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you should get title insurance when selling on a lease option, getting a home inspection before closing with owner financing, how to structure multiple … Read more »

2022-03-25 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to put a rental property in a LLC, if a lease option is the same as a lease purchase, What company should you use … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Constructing Cash Offers

In this week’s lesson video, Ron goes over the science of making a cash offer for a property! Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to know what you … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – No more concrete driveways!

IWatch as Ron goes over a substantial and often overlooked improvement you can make to your house – replacing that old concrete driveway! Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Brian Zigila

We highly recommend having a mentor as a coach! We met with her virtually once a week. She’s always positive, informative, and helpful throughout our process. We often felt discouraged but she always gave us an extra push to move forward … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Skipper Stockmon

I can say for the past few months, 2022, it has been a privilege and igniting adventure to have my Mentor. He genuinely invested in my success and has helped me get the breakthroughs I needed in developing a system … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with Aaron and Andrew Schlag 2022-03-14

Student Success Stories – Adel Kayati

After struggling the first couple of months to get a deal I was frustrated and down. I was working a full time job and felt like nothing I was doing was working. I was putting out bandit signs, sending out … Read more »

2022-03-11 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if there is a grace period on a non-refundable deposit, how to place signs in gated communities, if you can send your social media traffic … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Major Repair Costs

Watch as Ron talks about all of the major repair costs you could encounter when renovating a home! Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to know what you … Read more »

2022-03-04 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: finding private lenders, how to handle no leads, which scripts to use, and more! Special thanks to John Calabrese, Keith Lainer, Chuck Moore, Martin Greenberg, … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Finding FSBOs

In this week’s lesson, Ron goes over the important task of finding FSBOs (For Sale By Owner) properties. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to know what you … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – How to determine the After Repaired Value (ARV)

Check out this short video as Ron explains what the ARV is and how to calculate it. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to know what you really … Read more »

2022-02-18 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: which states are students getting the most deals right now, the difference between assignment and simultaneous close, the information needed to accurately evaluate a deal … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with Barbara Cockrell 2022-02-15

Weekly Lesson – Locating Ugly Houses

In this week’s lesson, Ron sits down and goes over some different techniques to finding ugly houses in today’s market. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to know … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Demetrius Brown

Hello, My name is Demetrius L. Brown from Tampa, FL. I am a Full-Time Real Estate Investor, Landlord, and General Partner in a Syndicate for Commercial Real Estate. The reason why I’m giving this testimonial is because I personally want … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Example of a Home Run Deal

In this week’s lesson, Ron and his sister Barbara go over an almost too good to be true deal at one of our recent events! We often do live deal structuring sessions during our events, so be sure to attend … Read more »

2022-02-04 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to buy a house without a mortgage, what a short sale is, and what paperwork is needed if a tenant leaves the house a … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Tips On Finding Motivated Sellers

In this week’s lesson, check out Ron as he goes over some tips and tricks on how to find motivated sellers! Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Roger Ketchum

My name is Roger Ketchum from Shrevport, LA. I have been a resident of Planet Ron for the last 20 years and have “Killed It” with his systems, training, education, live events, etc. In late 2002, I was working two … Read more »

2021-01-28 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to get the keys from a house to the attorney when doing a remote deal, where to place pointer signs, how to handle sellers … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – What Not to Put in Your Advertising

In this episode of the Weekly Lesson, Ron goes over all the items you want to avoid putting in your advertising. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want to … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Answering Seller’s FAQs

Sellers will often ask you questions when arriving at their house. And you need to be ready for these in order to keep the deal moving forward. So, in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over some of the post popular … Read more »

“Are You a Member of the Triple A Club?” – Tony Pearl

We’ve all heard of Triple-A, the American Automobile Association. Great club with some cool benefits. But today, we’re not talking about THAT Triple-A Club. No, the new 3A Club we’re going to discuss here is a lot better, and actually … Read more »

2022-01-14 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you need to file a memorandum to cloud the title if you’re outside of the US, what a hedge factor is, getting better at … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with the Wolff Couple 2022-01-10

2022-01-07 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if it’s worth it to do a terms deal on a 1 bedroom house, the benefits of receiving monthly rent on the same day each … Read more »

A Special New Years Message

To all my family and friends on this beautiful New Years Eve of 2021. This year has been mired with so many unbelievable moments and meant many different things to us all. As the waves crash over 2021 I leave … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Property Information Sheets

In this Weekly Lesson, Ron goes over one of the most important documents for real estate investors, the Property Information Sheet!

“If I Could Turn Back The Clock” – David LeGrand

IF ONLY… Is this you? If only I had not said that. If only I did not do that. If only didn’t get drunk and cause that terrible accident. I should not have cheated on my spouse. Why did I … Read more »

2021-12-31 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: the use of Facebook ads, if you need one land trust for all of your properties or one for each property, how high can you … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – DREAMS Overview Part 2

Watch this preview video as Ron and Nick continue to go over the different functionality of the DREAMS System! Be sure to call 1-888-709-5698 to get yourself signed up with this amazing tool!

Student Success Stories – David Jenkins

Greetings! David Jenkins here sharing my experiences/results with my mentor: Real Estate Steve S. In short: LIFE CHANGING!  The best investment I could have made in myself at the time! Accountability. Nuggets of wisdom. Sharing of resources. Feedback. Counsel. Plus … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Comps Preview in the DREAMS System

Ron sits down with Nick and Pam to talk about the Comps section in DREAMS in this short preview video!

Ron invites you to his Fast Track to Wealth Events coming up!

We’re starting 2022 off right as have (2) 1-day live events in Texas this January 5th and 6th! It’s the same event each day, you pick the city. Join Ron and his staff to learn how to buy and sell houses in your area … Read more »

2021-12-17 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: potential deals that students are working on, if you should look at different states or cities to buy ‘Pretty Homes’, what do nursing homes do … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with John Gerstenlauer and Julie Wells 2021-12-13

Weekly Lesson: DREAMS Overview – Part 1

The DREAMS tool has so much to offer to real estate investors. That’s why Ron sits down with Nick and Pam to go over some of the basic functions of DREAMS in this short overview video. Be sure to check … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Delegation with Ron

In this week’s lesson, Ron recently sat down with Tish Hill, his assistant, to go over how their delegation process works between them. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we … Read more »

Ron on Vacation in Tennessee

Ron recently went on a short vacation to Tennessee with his family, and managed to get a picture with St. Nick himself! Look at the beautiful photos below!

2021-12-10 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how different taxes are handled in the state of South Carolina, the different places to find comps on a house, how to structure contracts to … Read more »

2021-12-03 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you should continue working a lead if there are no relatable comps to it, if owner financing is legal in every state, how you … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Eric Snyder

Hello there, I want to reach out and share a quick thank you to Ron and Aaron and Andrew Schlag for your investment in me. I want to share a particular deal. My son and I purchased a 20 year … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Nicki Thomas

I want to take a moment to give a testimony to Ron’s course. I started with Ron in 2019, but I thought I wasn’t financially ready. Fast forward to 2021…had I taken action then vs taking action now!! I would be … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with Steve Szumigale 2021-11-08

Behind the Scenes in the Private Life of Ron

Ron recently walked his beautiful granddaughter, Kristy, down the isle, where she said “I do” before hundreds of family and friends. Look at the beautiful photos below!

Free Event – How to Buy/Sell Real Estate Virtually Using no Money or Credit – December 2nd, 2021

Join Ron during his free, 5-hour, virtual workshop coming up Thursday, December 2nd from 12 Noon – 5 PM ET! He will begin the workshop going through the Pretty House Terms business and exactly how you can make money buying … Read more »

2021-11-05 Ask Ron Question Contest

The winners for this contest have been announced! Watch the video below to see who the 3 lucky contestants are! A special thanks to all that participated, and to those 3 lucky winners, you’ll be receiving your Ron LeGrand Swag … Read more »

Oklahoma Restricts Wholesaling

On November 1, 2021, the Predatory Real Estate Wholesaler Act will officially go into effect in Oklahoma, requiring real estate wholesalers to obtain a real estate license and abide by Oklahoma laws designed to promote consumer protection and ethical practices. … Read more »

2021-10-29 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: finding which scripts to use, if it’s a good idea to transfer a personal residence to your business to deduct repairs, how to get the … Read more »

2021-10-15 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to find private lenders for commercial properties, whether a beneficiary of a trust is kept private or not, Ron’s favorite housing markets to target, … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Vernon Clarke

Hello Barbara, I have finished the third of twenty-four half hour telephone discussions/instructions with you, my mentor. After last week’s call, I reflected on you as a mentor, and Ron’s Gold Club, and the mentorship program. You were ready that day to … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Luis Candelario

Dear Ron, Thank you so much for your work and education. It is because of your teachings that I have bought four (4) houses and wholesaled one (1) ugly house. The combined projected profits will be over $350,000!!! Just take … Read more »

2021-10-01 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: streaming courses virtually, if the seller passes away while we’re still making payments, what to look for when hiring a real estate attorney, and more! … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Mike Cyr

Hi Ron, Using the mentoring advice from my mentor Dixie, I closed on three deals (2 SFR {2/1} and a Duplex {2/1 being converted to 3/1, both sides}) for a total of $22,500. Rehab costs of $11,500 for all in price … Read more »

Student Success Stories – George Discher

To all those starting out in real estate using Ron Legrand’s strategies, you MUST have a Mentor.  You simply cannot put a price on the insight, the encouragement, the guidance and accountability that being in the Mentor Program brings.   My … Read more »

2021-09-17 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: Deal making attorneys in Los Angeles , the best text messages to send to sellers to achieve Terms, how to approach sellers and asking the … Read more »

Student Success Stories – David Iniguez

Hello! My name is David I’m 22 years old from ”So Cal” and I’m super excited to be doing my very first testimonial. I must’ve read at least a couple dozen of these before I joined Ron Legrand’s mentoring program … Read more »

My Brother Ron – David LeGrand

Ron celebrated his 75th birthday last week, and his brother David wrote a special tribute to Ron. Read it below! My Brother Ron by David LeGrand When you are considering a house or land      The name you recall is … Read more »

2021-09-10 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: an available calculator for commercial properties, how to attract buyers with little advertising budget, advertising through Facebook, and more! Special thanks to Sharonz Zevenbergen, Lena … Read more »

Barbara LeGrand Cockrell’s Birthday Tribute to Ron!

Ron just celebrated his 75th birthday, and his sister Barbara had a few words say about the man who started Planet Ron so long ago. Read them below! To Honor You Ron – Thank you for Being You Ron, my … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Vicki Champion

Sellers are becoming less scary. I made more calls on my own just today than I would have done before in two weeks. And it was even a bit of fun!   I also wanted to tell you Jim & Ann Daugherty … Read more »

2021-08-13 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how I will be compensated from my Real Estate investing, where do you get the down payment money if you don’t have any funds, recommending … Read more »

2021-08-06 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if the Standard Purchase and Sales Agreement be used for Wholesale purchases in Indiana, if wood frame houses have a different value than cement block … Read more »

“Motivating Factors” – Ron LeGrand

What does it take to make employees give you their best? It’s pretty obvious that compensation and benefits are a huge factor, but money and health insurance don’t inspire and engage employees. It takes something more for them to give … Read more »

2021-07-23 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: viable options for getting comps, if there will be a market for commercial properties this time next year, the formula for making a cash offer … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Winnie Adams

Barbara and mentors, Thank you for all your help, expertise, and motivation. I closed on the property Friday morning. This is a 2/2 1250 sq ft condo, on the water, in a 55+ community in Florida, made up of 18 … Read more »

“You Have 5 Seconds” – Tony Pearl

“Hello?” The man answered the phone with a hint of annoyance in his voice, secretly dreading that this call would be just like the previous 13 conversations he’s already had this Saturday morning. Conversations that had become all too common … Read more »

2021-07-16 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how much of the non-refundable deposit you should keep for yourself as a profit, the best way to handle remote/virtual deals, how to manage the … Read more »

“4 Steps to Learning” – Ron LeGrand

     Learning is a process with steps that must be done in order or will lead to bad results or no results. The first step is ignorance. Well, that one’s easy to qualify for because everybody is ignorant about a … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Justin King

I can’t begin to say how grateful I am for Ron LeGrand and the knowledge he teaches. With the conviction that people who follow their hearts end up miles ahead in life than the people who do what they are … Read more »

2021-07-09 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you can do an ACTS deal in Texas, how seller’s market impact the pretty house business, advice on doing comps in a non-disclosure state … Read more »

Ron LeGrand and Jay Conner go to Lowe’s

Check out this short video below to get a taste of what it looks like when rehab experts, Jay Conner and Ron LeGrand step foot in Lowe’s. To get the full experience, come see them in North Carolina this October … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Mark Owens

I’ve been investing in Real Estate a few years now. Before meeting Ron LeGrand, I had bought three houses through banks by qualifying with my income and using my credit.  I had reached the point the banks would not loan … Read more »

“No Excuse Zone” – Scot Poirier

There is a freedom and empowerment that comes when you realize that excuses never change things. You can blame all the outside factors (the market, other people, life circumstances, time…). I can make excuses about why things didn’t work out… … Read more »

Just for Fun – Student Jokes

On occasion, student’s will send in jokes that are pretty good. So when this one came in from Michelle Simms, we wanted to make sure it was shared with everyone! Read it below: What do great affordable contractors have in … Read more »

Ron goes over his upcoming Quick Start Real Estate School!

Check out Ron in this short video as he gives an overview on the next virtual Quick Start Real Estate School! Make sure you click the link or call the number below to REGISTER NOW for Live Virtual Quick Start … Read more »

2021-07-02 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to do remote/virtual deals, what to do when evicting a tenant buyer for non-payment, how to crank up the buying machine and more! Special … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Student questions with mentor Barbara LeGrand

In this week’s lesson, student-mentor Barbara LeGrand sits down with her student Brian at one of our recent Quickstart events to go over one of the most frequently asked questions that she receives, which boils down to “Are we even … Read more »

“Somewhere between Baby Steps or A Giant Leap” – David LeGrand

Eat an Elephant?    Ron says the way to eat an elephant is “one bite at a time”. My guess is that you would give up long before you finished that task. A chicken, maybe; even a pig, perhaps, but … Read more »

Student Success Stories – David Hejl

Dear All, After attending a Quick Start Real Estate course in Little Rock, AR, I completed my first “pretty house” deal within 3 weeks with a net initial profit of $13,250.  (Final estimated profit: $21,419) This was a lead sourced … Read more »

2021-06-25 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you can use the standard purchase and sale agreement for owner financing, what real estate strategies are available in Texas, what limit the state … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Student Case Studies Part 2

This week, we’re featuring a few more of Ron’s promising students from our Virtual Summit Student Case Study session! Listen in to hear their exploits, stories, and experiences as they share all of the above with Ron in this edition … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Ben Mayo

We got the following lead from Zillow and sent it to Ron’s VA who called the seller and got a “YES”.  We visited the house and got it under contract. The ARV is $159,000.  Immediate repairs are about $7,500.  Therefore, … Read more »

VA Disposition Codes

Please see below for the definition of our VA Disposition Codes: DISCONT– If the line is disconnected. No Eng- If the seller does not speak English INC Info- short for incorrect contact information-If the person on the phone states that we are not … Read more »

2021-06-18 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: If you need to complete”Seller’s Property Condition Disclosure” before buying a property, if you can work directly with the owner when a property is in … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Ron’s Interview on the Real Estate Influencer

In this week’s lesson, Ron joins Matt Andrews on the Real Estate Influencer podcast, where he shares his own personal story, answers questions from the audience, and gives some tips and tricks on how to succeed in this unique real … Read more »

“3-Word Phrases That Will Change Your Life” – Tony Pearl

Ahhh…The Genius of Simplicity. In this article, we’re going to introduce some potentially life-changing and simple 3-word phrases that are also powerful words to live by. The great thing is that because each one is only three words long; they’ll … Read more »

2021-06-11 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: updated documents on the Gold Club, the effectiveness of Yellow Letters, using the Subject To strategy on a foreclosure and more! Special thanks to Evgenii … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Deal Structuring Compilation Pt. 3

In this week’s lesson, Ron is featured in another combination of some live deal structuring sessions, where he goes over different leads from a number of students, all live from our recent events! Remember to bring your leads in to … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Kurt Dixon

Thank you all for helping achieve my 1st deal of $71,699.12 from a handwritten bandit sign that in my opinion, looked like a kid in kindergarten wrote it, but then again in hindsight I guess they could read my handwriting after … Read more »

2021-06-04 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to decide which leads for your VA to call, the purpose of the limited power of attorney form, where to start if you are … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Student Case Studies Part 1

This week we’re featuring a few of our promising students from one of our Virtual Summit Student Case Study sessions! Listen to the their testimonials, stories, and experiences as they share all of the above with Ron in this edition … Read more »

“You’ve lost enough money in the last 90 days to pay for a college education or buy a brand-new Mercedes” – Bob Leonetti

And, it’s because of what you don’t know about liens, judgments & real estate paper. You can’t be buying and selling houses without passing up tremendous profit underlying the house deal. Almost every piece of Real Estate has some kind … Read more »

2021-05-28 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on down payment assistance programs, non-refundable option deposits, and hard money lending. Special thanks to Edward Haberthur, Lena Craig, … Read more »

“How to REALLY Use Paper for Maximum Profit” – Bob Leonetti

In our last installment, we met John, a Florida attorney who wanted to purchase a $200K home.  The seller (Jane) needed $50K down, but was willing to take the balance in monthly payments.  And to complicate matters even further, not … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Terms FAQ’s Answered by Ron

Ron constantly receives questions on the TERMS business, where you buy and sell properties on TERMS. So in this week’s lesson, he decided to answer the most frequently asked questions when dealing with TERMS.

“The Less You SAY The More You Make: How To Get Rich by Keeping Your Big Mouth Shut!” – Tony Pearl

“Blah, blah, blah!” That’s what we hear sometimes when some people talk. And sometimes that’s what other people hear when WE talk, too. Have you ever noticed how most people think of what they’re going to say, rather than listen … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: How To Add Tracking Pixels to DREAMS Sites

After receiving a request from one of our students on how to add a Facebook pixel to your DREAMS site, we’ve decided to create an easy-to-follow video on how to do exactly that, plus a little bit more! Watch as … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with Alton Jones 2021-05-14

“The Benefits of Simultaneous Closing” – Bob Leonetti

As Ron and I get ready for Paper Power (June 8-10), EXCITEMENT is the word that comes to mind: Excitement that stems from all of the opportunities we have before us, excitement about being able to contribute to your education … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Deal Structuring Compilation!

This week’s lesson video is combination of multiple deal structuring sessions from recent events!  Watch as Ron and mentors Tony Pearl and the Wolff couple discuss a number of deals from previous deal structuring sessions. Listen and learn as they … Read more »

2021-05-07 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: recommended attorneys in the state of Florida, if you should do deal structuring on self-storage units, what trust to put an automobile in and more! … Read more »

Just for Fun – The Boston Massacre

My good friends, I had a business meeting in downtown Boston today and arrived very early. So I decided to go for a walk (I’ve walked the historic streets of Boston many times). I walked from the Boston Common to … Read more »

Student Testimonial – Victoria Ilieva

This week’s featured student is Victoria Ilieva, a student that has just recently finalized a rehab deal on a purchased in October 2020. I used to be healthy and now I am getting sick. The first picture is 12 years … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Josh Arras Explains DREAMS

In this weekly lesson, Josh Arras gives a step-by-step breakdown on the Digital Real Estate Automated Management Solution (DREAMS) system. This easy to follow tutorial goes through each of the different tools this all-in-one platform offers, from managing your VA … Read more »

2021-04-30 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to send leads to an assistant , if the trust agreement needs to be recorded with the county clerk, the possible plays for an … Read more »

“Jay Conner’s Top 10 Persuasive Words and Phrases” – Jay Conner

Not long ago, one of my friends told me that a person’s quality of life is determined by the quality of their communication. Good communication is the key to persuading people to listen, and that conversation with my friend incentivized … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Commercial Property – Property Information Sheets

In this week’s lesson, watch Ron go over a number of property information sheets at a recent Commercial Property Bootcamp! Be sure to sign up for our next Commercial Property Bootcamp, which will be on October 20th-22nd. Register below! Commercial … Read more »

Student Success Story – Ahmed Afifi

This week’s featured student is Ahmed Afifi, a student that has just recently finalized a rehab deal on a purchased in October 2020. Another one in the books! We took over a property in October of 2020 and just sold … Read more »

2021-04-23 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: transferring a property to an LLC , steps to buying a property with a land trust, what the monthly lead, expense and VA budget total … Read more »

“3 Ways to Improve Your Communication and Close More Deals” – Jay Conner

“Jay, is it true that when you meet with the seller of a house, you shouldn’t be wearing lots of jewelry or drive a fancy car because the seller might think that you’re a shark?” This question came from a … Read more »

2021-04-16 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: Air B&B’s , the tax consequences when a seller sells their residence, what options work best in Texas and more! Special thanks to Yolanda Wyche, … Read more »

Ron’s Q&A Call with Tony Pearl 2021-04-12

“How to Make the Best of the Current Market Opportunity” – Andrew Schlag

2021 is an exciting time to be a real estate investor…      In the second quarter of 2020, Bloomberg reported that FHA delinquency rate had risen to 16%. Well, there’s been many protections put in place to help protect homeowners … Read more »

“Top 7 lists of Owners to Target” – Jay Conner

In order to have a profitable and successful real estate investing business, it’s critical to have a consistent flow of motivated seller leads. Without those leads continually coming in, you might as well say you’re out of business. We’re currently … Read more »

Student Success Story – Hector Padilla

This week’s featured student is Hector Padilla, a brutally honest and disciplined investor yet enjoying “The Good Life NOW”, because life is short and unpredictable. He’s been an investor for 21 years and operates HP Capital Investments, Inc; a Real Estate Acquisition and Investment Firm.  His time proven … Read more »

Nick & Jon Pick Up Giveaway Car for the Summit, and Ron’s NOT Happy

Today’s the day we’re taking the fully restored and upgraded 1946 Ford Coupe up to our filming studio so we can give it away during the Great American Real Estate Summit, April 14-16! Ron isn’t quite ready to let go … Read more »

2021-04-02 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if a builder can lease-option a new house under Dodd Frank, whether or not to double close on a cash deal, if credit unions are … Read more »

Spring Summit Speaker Preview: Andrew Schlag

Here’s a quick message from successful real estate investor and coach Andrew Schlag on how the real estate field changed his life. Now his teachings are changing the life of others, and he is going to share his training at … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Bank Day! Alpas Properties – March 2021

In this week’s lesson, it’s bank day! Scot and John from Alpas Properties present another one of their ‘shut up’ checks that they’ve received from working with Ron LeGrand. And this is a big one, over $187,000 dollars!

2021-03-19 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: the benefits of having an LLC in certain ‘privacy’ states, how to avoid the 6-month Lease Option rule in Texas, using the P&S contract in … Read more »

2021-03-12 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Student mentor Tony Pearl answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: protection in contracts regarding lease purchasing, when to obtain a LLC, if self-directed IRA returns are tax free or tax-deferred and more! … Read more »

2021-03-05 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: refinancing if the bank knows the owner is selling, the ability to use a property as collateral in a Land Trust, keeping your company name … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Deal Structuring Compilation Pt. 1 & 2

In this week’s lesson, Ron is featured in another combination of live deal structuring videos, where he goes over different leads from a number of students, all live from our latest events! Gold Club Members, as you know we are … Read more »

Spring Real Estate Summit Classic Car Giveaway!

Listen to Ron talk about the grand prize at our Great American Real Estate Summit on April 14th-16th. Someone will be taking home this 1946 Ford Coupe, so register now and maybe that someone will be you! Great American Spring … Read more »

2021-02-19 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: lawsuits and taxes in regards to NROD, if a signed option agreement gives ownership interest that meets state requirements, if you should create a land … Read more »

2021-02-12 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: If you collect a non-refundable option deposit from the tenant buyer on a sandwich lease option, what a Grantor Revocable Trust/Land Trust is, if there … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – The Biggest Mistakes Investors Make

In this week’s lesson, Ron is joins student mentors Steve Szumigale and Andrew Schlag to discuss the biggest mistakes investors make! Watch below! Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we … Read more »

2021-02-05 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: Whose name goes on the Land Contract as the Lessor when leasing to a tenant buyer, if paying a seller’s mortgage by way of direct … Read more »

2021-01-29 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: whether to send yellow letters to Probate prospects, changing the message when contacting heirs, how sharing a joint checking account with your spouse has its … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Josh Arras Explains DREAMS

In this week’s lesson, Ron joins Josh Arras to take a deep dive into the DREAMS system and talk about some tips/tricks that might help you out when using it. Watch below! Gold Club Members, as you know we are … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Ron’s Deal Finder

In this week’s lesson, Ron talks with Don Fowler about our brand-new software designed to help you find highly motivated sellers anywhere in the country. Take 45-minutes right now to watch the demo and get all the information you need … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Important Message from the Delivery Man

In this week’s lesson, we see an ordinary delivery man display an extraordinary message when he thinks no one is watching. Watch below! Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we … Read more »

2021-01-15 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: options on a pretty house deal with a motivated seller, the correct way to outline a P&S contract when using ‘wraps’, and where to find … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Sweet and Smelly Wholesale Deal

In this week’s lesson, John and Scott from Alpas Properties walk through and explain one of their lucrative, but nose-clenching wholesale deals. Watch below!  Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but … Read more »

2021-01-08 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: tenant screening companies that pull credit reports, the differences on PI sheets for single family homes versus multi-family homes, if car decals are a good … Read more »

2020-12-25 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: the road to your first deal, what days of the week are best to send emails or messages, how far back should someone go when … Read more »

2020-12-18 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: finding the HOA on a property, completed items before closing on a Subject To property, purchasing a property with a Roth IRA and more! Special … Read more »

2020-12-11 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on what to say to the Seller when they won’t allow the debt pay-down on a free and clear property, if the Lease Agreement and Option … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Olive Nash

Coming into Ron’s planet, I signed up for mentorship and was assigned to Barbara LeGrand Cockrell. I hardly look back and always put the past behind me, but I have to reflect on the past mentorship programs I have done and … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Transfer Tax vs Land Trust

In this week’s lesson, Ron discusses the pros and cons of buying the Trust rather than the property from the seller in order to avoid the transfer tax. As always, Ron strongly urges you to consult with your closing attorney to ensure … Read more »

2020-12-04 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on where to find an Operating Agreement for your specific state, whether or not the buyer needs to get private mortgage insurance as a protection against … Read more »

Resource: Home Depot Loan Services

Check out the different options available from the Project Loan Program from Home Depot. CLICK HERE to learn more!

Interview with Paul Lizell on his Podcast ‘Flipping Out’

Ron joins veteran real estate investor Paul Lizell on his podcast “Flipping Out” to discuss how he has been so successful in selling pretty houses with little effort and massive profit, and also to give some battle-tested tips so you … Read more »

2020-11-20 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on the protection level of foreign LLCs, the best way to combine a rental agreement with his own Lease Agreement while protecting yourself, and what kind … Read more »

[Important Message from Ron] The virtual Great American Real Estate Summit – 18th-20th

Calling all Super Star Gold Club Members!! Ron is looking for a handful of students actively doing deals even in a pandemic to appear with him on next week’s Virtual Real Estate Summit! He wants to talk to YOU about … Read more »

2020-11-06 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on how to get ahold of Ron’s moneymaking scripts, how to advise the seller on communication to their bank, when the right time is to hire … Read more »

Real Estate Influencer – Ron’s Interview

Here is Ron’s interview with Matt Andrews at the Real Estate Influencer event!

2020-10-30 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions regarding the different resources to find Terms buyers, on how to structure your business if you live in a state that doesn’t allow land trusts, how … Read more »

2020-10-23 Ask Ron

n this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on which price to use when evaluating comps and the options for current renters who cannot afford a higher rent and have no money for a … Read more »

[Important Message from Ron] Secret Weapon for Recession-Proof House Flipping

Ron will be joining Matt Leitz to go over the new secret weapon to flipping houses in this new economy. Make sure to tune in to hear these new techniques! CLICK HERE to get registered if you haven’t already done … Read more »

2020-10-16 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on how to get the lien cleared if you buy a property on a wrap and the seller dies, how to test the market to find … Read more »

2020-10-09 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions regarding the differences on selling a house with owner financing and lease option purchase from a tenant/buyer’s perspective. He also discusses structuring a deal on undeveloped … Read more »

2020-10-02 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions regarding 1098 forms and the IRS, what to do if a seller has someone else on the deed that can’t be found, and talks about structuring … Read more »

2020-09-25 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions regarding real estate attorneys, where to find other sellers who would benefit from a Terms deal, and what type of contract should be used when doing … Read more »

2020-09-18 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions about down payments, goes over what a straight option is, and questions regarding Terms deals vs Wholesaling deals. Thanks to Yong Zu, Brian Lucy, Javier Vivanco, … Read more »

2020-09-11 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions regarding scripts, how to make payments to the seller’s bank, balloon payments, and what to be aware of when buying a house with a reverse mortgage. … Read more »

Ron’s Seller Explanation Video – Student Edition

During our free “Finding Motivated Sellers” event last week, Ron shared a video sales letter (VSL) he created to attract sellers and explain the way he can buy their houses. He allowed the attendees to get a copy of the … Read more »

2020-08-28 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions about what the negative of subject-to if a house is over-leveraged, setting up an LLC as a single entity, and goes over some steps you can … Read more »

2020-08-21 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions about setting up an LLC, the benefits of land trusts, and how to make sure you claim the deduction from the mortgage interest instead of the … Read more »

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