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The Gold Club Weekly Report

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Just for Fun – You’re Getting Old!

If you’re getting this, it’s because you’re old. I mean – it’s because you’ll get it! 🙂 —- ..Heavens to Murgatroyd! Would you believe the email spell checker did not recognize the word murgatroyd? Lost Words from our childhood: Words gone as … Read more »

2023-09-29 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: short sales, how long you should wait before following up with a “No” lead, transaction coordinators and more! Special thanks to Tony and Angie Stewart, … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Taking inbound calls from buyers

Time is money, especially when you’re investing in real estate. That’s why it’s vital to make sure you’re not wasting your time with unqualified people. So in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over his 28th fatal mistake, and that’s not … Read more »

PSA for Florida Residents

I wanted to let you know about a recent passage of House Bill 7603 which reduces the Florida sales tax rate on commercial rental real estate property from 5.5% to 4.5%.  The law does not change the discretionary local-option sales … Read more »

2023-09-22 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: What to discuss with you VA, what company to use to collect rents, what agreement to use when doing a subject-to deal and more! Special … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Selling too cheap

Pricing a property can make or break your real estate deals. Not getting the most out of your real estate leaves money on the table and can also harm your long-term success. Watch as Ron goes over his 27th fatal … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Mark Goux

I am writing this testimonial after having completed a 6 month mentoring program with Aaron Schlag, who is phenomenal. Aaron is a wealth of knowledge and really has a way of connecting with others. When I heard Aaron’s story at … Read more »

“Mastering the Mindset of Real Estate Success” By: Jay Conner

Welcome to the world of real estate investing, where fortunes are made and dreams are realized. As a successful real estate investor who has raised millions from private lenders, I’m here to emphasize that, beyond strategies and tactics, the right … Read more »

2023-09-15 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how the location of live events is determined, figuring out the ARV of a property, how to earn more Gold Club points and more! Special … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Never publish the rent or the deposit

Every step in real estate matters, and understanding the nuances of handling deposits and rent is paramount. One wrong move can lead to costly consequences. That’s why this week’s lesson is a must-watch as Ron goes over his 26th fatal … Read more »

Gold Club Q&A Call with Kyle Roemmich 9/11/23

2023-09-08 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: investing in a Co-Op or timeshare, what insurance you should have on lease option to buy houses, a title company for a wrap around mortgage … Read more »

Virtual vs. Live Quick Start Real Estate School – Tony and Angie Stewart

Tony and Angie Stewart are from Reynoldsburg, Ohio and have been to a virtual Quick Start Real Estate School in the past. However, this week they attended their first LIVE Quick Start, and wanted to share their thoughts! Watch the … Read more »

Nick and Ron Happy Birthday Song!

Not only is our live Quick Start Real Estate School happening this week, but it’s also Ron and Nicky’s birthday as well! Check out this awesome video of all the Quick Start attendees wishing Ron and Nicky a happy birthday!

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Renting the house

Are you ready to dive into another essential lesson on your real estate investment journey? In this week’s enlightening video, Ron goes into Fatal Mistake number 25: renting the house. This is a critical topic you don’t want to overlook, … Read more »

2023-09-01 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: recommendations for preparing taxes, purchasing a home warranty, if it’s illegal to do lease-options in Texas and more! Special thanks to Robert Straker, Tony and … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Making offers without knowing your exit

In this week’s eye-opening lesson video, Ron dives into a his 24th mistake from his 32 Fatal Mistakes event, and that’s not knowing your exit strategy. Get ready to discover why making offers without a clear exit plan can jeopardize … Read more »

“The Power of Standards” By: Tony Pearl

What Are Standards? (And why should I care?)     According to Dictionary.com, standards are defined as: “An accepted or approved example of something against which others are judged or measured.”     Quite simply: Your standards are the expectations you have for yourself and for others. They are … Read more »

2023-08-25 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: requirements to give when a lease-option application is denied, working with someone who doesn’t have a social security card, which LLC should own the land … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Losing good deals from poor training

Ready to unlock the doors to successful real estate investing? In this week’s lesson video, Ron covers his 23rd Fatal Mistake of real estate investing, and that’s missing out on deals because of inadequate training. Make sure to invest in … Read more »

2023-08-18 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: hiring an acquisitionist, getting a seller to agree to terms, how long you should let FSBO leads mature and more! Special thanks to Robert Straker, … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Letting the dream stealers convince you that it won’t work here

Are you ready to dive into the vault of real estate wisdom? In this week’s lesson video, Ron goes over his 22nd Fatal Mistake of real estate investing, and that’s letting external influences convince you that you can’t do it. … Read more »

Gold Club Q&A Call with Action Ann 08-14-2023

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Not making offers

Are you ready to uncover the secrets behind successful real estate negotiations? In this week’s lesson video, Ron’s talks about his 21st Fatal Mistake, which is not making offers and negotiating. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting out, … Read more »

2023-08-11 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to handle sellers asking for referrals, time management, the best way to work with a realtor and more! Special thanks to Robert Straker, Tony … Read more »

2023-08-04 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: options, long distance real estate investing, who pays the closing costs and more! Special thanks to Robert Straker, Tony and Angie Stewart, Brennon Hawkins, Rita … Read more »

“Never Give Up, Son” By – David LeGrand

His name is Fred Maurice LeGrand. Most people call him “Frenchy”. Some call him “Honest Frenchy”, others “Eagle Beak”. Ron and I, and four other kids, call him Dad. The theme of his life was Never Give Up!  From my … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: 2 ingredients to buying houses

Get ready to learn about the importance of finding the right deals, mastering negotiation tactics, and building a network that opens doors to unlimited opportunities. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting, the wisdom from Ron’s 20th Fatal Mistake … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Giving up too soon

If you’ve ever felt stuck in your real estate journey, struggling to make progress and feeling overwhelmed with the day-to-day tasks, then you don’t want to miss this week’s lesson video! Ron addresses the 19th Fatal Mistake that can hinder … Read more »

Great American Real Estate Summit – August 2nd – 4th!

Make sure to join us at the FREE Virtual 3-Day Great American Real Estate Summit from August 2nd to 4th, 2023. Gain valuable insights from Ron, who has been sharing innovative strategies for over 40 years. During the event, Ron … Read more »

2023-07-28 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: extending the lease when it expires, having an attorney oversee your transactions, if the mortgage stays in the seller’s name and more! Special thanks to … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Don’t make promises that you can’t keep

In this week’s power-packed lesson video, Ron goes over his 18th Fatal Mistake and shares invaluable insights on how to address the elephants in the room and tell it like it is during the deal-making process. Learn the importance of … Read more »

2023-07-21 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: where to get leads, what trust to have to avoid probate , setting up a land trust and more! Special thanks to Francois Cimon-Kingsley, Tony … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Allison Somera

So excited to have completed my very 1st deal in Las Vegas, Nevada all while working in the comfort of my home office in Hawaii.  A big shoutout to my mentor Aaron Schlag for always being available to answer any … Read more »

“Money Talks and Conspiracy Whispers: Are You a Victim of a Silent Conspiracy?” By: Joshua Dudgeons

The Talk of Conspiracy Historically, governments controlled their populations through taxes. Now, some governments, like China, have found a new way. They use a system that can turn off money in your digital wallet. For example, if you disagree with … Read more »

2023-07-14 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: a possible virtual deal in Georgia, if it’s against the law to give money for referrals, if title insurance is necessary and more! Special thanks … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: You can’t please everyone

When investing in real estate, you’re bound to encounter critics and naysayers. But here’s the thing: You can’t make everyone happy, and trying to do so will only hold you back. That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron shares his … Read more »

2023-07-07 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to do deals using your IRA, the length of terms for a tenant buyer, using your IRA in a lease-option deal and more! Special … Read more »

Great American Real Estate Summit – August 2nd – 4th!

Are you ready to unlock the secrets to successful real estate investing without the need for credit, banks, money, experience, or even a license? Are you ready to overcome your FEARS that paralyze you from moving forward? Get ready to … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Don’t spend money that’s already spent

In the world of real estate investing, it’s crucial to manage your finances wisely. That’s why it’s necessary to understand the importance of proper cash flow management. So in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over the 16th mistake from his … Read more »

“Find Out Why The World’s Smart Money is on Bitcoin” By: Joshua Dudgeon

Bitcoin and the blockchain What does it all mean? The world is changing and, in some ways, becoming more complicated, at least to us old fogies that were born before the personal computer (pc) … the youngsters don’t know what … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Glenn Paramore

Check out this video testimonial from Ron’s student, Glenn Paramore:

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Don’t bury cash in real estate

Are you tired of the conventional wisdom that tells you to bury your hard-earned cash in real estate? It’s time to challenge the status quo and discover a smarter approach. In this week’s lesson video, Ron his 15th fatal mistake … Read more »

2023-06-30 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to earn Gold Club points, concerns about having all of your LLC bank accounts at one place, future events in the Northwest and more! … Read more »

Hot Tip from Ron when selling a house shortly after you buy!

If you intend to sell shortly after you buy, it’s not good to let the world know what you pay. There are a few ways to avoid this. 1. See if the closing agent will add more transfer tax to … Read more »

2023-06-23 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: contractor forms, having a website to attract sellers, recommended lists for yellow letters, and more! Special thanks to Pam GravelyI, Randy Connolly, Robert Straker, Louis … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Not paying yourself first

When running a business, there are many expenses that need to be paid. But the most important expense that needs to be funded is you. If you’re not making money personally in your business, then what’s the point of having … Read more »

Work For Equity Workshop! June 29th – 30th

Are you ready to unlock a game-changing real estate strategy that can revolutionize your investment approach? Join Ron on June 29th and 30th as he unveils his highly anticipated Work for Equity Course, a groundbreaking program designed to help you … Read more »

2023-06-16 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: structuring your business with an LLC, doing deals outside of the town you’re in, if the seller has to approve the tenant buyer and more! … Read more »

New Clause for Contract Assignment – 2023/6/16

We have breaking news regarding assigning contracts that you won’t want to miss. In recent state-level developments, certain states are implementing new regulations around contract assignments, potentially requiring a license in order to proceed. Watch the video below to understand … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: No CPA

There are only 2 certainties in life, and those are death and paying taxes. When running a real estate business, that second part can get extremely complicated, and costly mistakes can happen. That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron talks … Read more »

Gold Club Q&A Call with Barbara LeGrand Cockrell 2023-06-12

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: No asset protection, entity structuring, and tax reduction

One of the most important aspects in any business is protecting your assets from all the different predators that will try to take them. Whether that’s being protected in a court proceeding or making sure your family inherits your assets … Read more »

2023-06-09 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: What to ask potential real estate agents, if ACTS can be used when purchasing commercial real estate, what you can write off with your properties … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Reggie Zorg

Hello Ron, My name is Reggie Zorg. I attended my first QuickStart in Dallas Texas. Before the Quickstart event I already had 6 properties in my portfolio from watching some of Ron’s short webinars and most of all working with … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Richard Hudak

Hello, I want to once again compliment and thank our mentor Todd Foster as the confidence and information he provides us with gives us great sense of comfort and continued resources. This weekend, he was great at communicating with us … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Connie Peterson

I’m grateful to have Barbara LeGrand Cockrell as my mentor. She is so kind and patient, as well as, very knowledgeable and helpful to guide me in my real estate business. She is great negotiating deals with sellers and I … Read more »

Calling all Masters and Mentoring Students!

Exciting News! We’re thrilled to announce we’ve just added a brand-new event to our schedule, “Ron LeGrand’s Mastermind Retreat” to be held in sunny St. Augustine, Florida, October 3-5, 2023. The Retreat is for Mentoring and Master students ONLY. This … Read more »

2023-06-02 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: Straight/lease options with land trusts or LLCs, inheriting assets when someone passes away, finding a tenant buyer, and more! Special thanks to Thurston Davis, Holly … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Not being prepared for court

Sometimes you can do everything right and things still take a turn for the worse. This can be the same in your business as well. That’s why it’s always a sound strategy to be prepared for the worst scenario. So … Read more »

2023-05-26 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: How much you should expect to pay a real estate attorney, buying in 55+ communities, talking about the length of terms with sellers, and more! … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Fatal Mistakes – Not using an attorney to close deals

Whenever you close a deal, you want to make sure that you and the funds you’re making are protected. If you don’t, then you’re putting yourself at risk to lose everything you worked to hard for. That’s why in this … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Lorraine Cunningham

I bought 2138 Wayne Dr., Greenville, NC for the price of $62,000.00. I put down $30,000.00 and repairs needed are approximately $50 to $75k.  The Zillow zestimate is for $172,000.  ARV is $250,000. The house was referred to me by … Read more »

Upcoming Events!

Join Ron for a series of upcoming events that will supercharge your real estate investing journey. In this video, Ron goes over the next few events we have in store for you and highlights the the differences/benefits of each. Just … Read more »

2023-05-19 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: Time management, what name goes as the buyer when doing a subject-to deal, when to use C Corporations, and more! Special thanks to Robert Straker, … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Not knowing your numbers

In order to run a successful real estate business, you need to keep track of the funds you have coming in and going out. If you don’t know how much money you’re spending on marketing, leads, properties, etc, then you’ll … Read more »

Gold Club Q&A Call with Aaron Schlag 2023-05-08

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Focus on revenue, not cost control

Where you place your focus is one of the critical key decisions you have to make when running a real estate business. If you concentrate on the small portion of funds it takes to produce the large amount of income, … Read more »

2023-05-12 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to handle out-of-state lease option payments, how to remove tax liens on a property, tenant buyers purchasing a home warranty, and more! Special thanks … Read more »

2023-05-05 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: potential lists for marketing campaigns, if the tenant buyer can pay off the house before the allotted time, if you can waive title insurance on … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: No time management skills

One of the biggest assets you have in this world is time. Each person has 86,400 seconds in a day, and how they use their time is critical. If you can’t use your time wisely, you’re going to not going … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: No Checklist

Whether you’re running an small ice cream shop or a large real estate business, it’s vital that you prioritize and get the big-ticket items completed. If something doesn’t get done, or a deadline is missed, your entire business could suffer. … Read more »

Exciting Updates to Ron’s Deal Finder!

Ron just interviewed Don Fowler on The Mentor Podcast earlier today on all the updates for Ron’s Deal Finder. With the help of AI, they’re able to compile and analyze billions of data points, 40 years of transactional data, as … Read more »

2023-04-21 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: re-deeding a property, the benefits of having an out-of-state LLC , deeding your primary residence into a land trust, and more! Special thanks to Simon … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: No system

When running your real estate business, you realize there any many different tasks that need to be completed. In order to focus on the important items and not get lost in the minutia of the everyday tasks, you must have … Read more »

2023-04-14 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: when to apply for a LLC, how to assign a house without a title , tenant buyer restrictions and more! Special thanks to Kevin O’Berry, … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: Improper training

It’s important to get training on any new skills that you’re trying to develop. However, it might be equally as important to make sure that you’re receiving the right kind of training. That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron talks … Read more »

Gold Club Q&A Call with Andrew and Aaron Schlag 2023-04-10

2023-04-07 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: Which deed to use when transferring a house into a living trust, if you can use a title company instead of an attorney, how long … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Fatal Mistakes – There’s no such thing as a free education

There’s always going to be a cost when you attempt to learn a new skill. The cost might be money, time, effort, or a combination of all three. But it’s important to be sure that you’re learning the correct way, … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Real Estate Mistakes – It takes credit to buy houses

One of the most common misconceptions in real estate is that it takes credit to buy houses. How can that be though? That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over the second of his 32 fatal real estate mistakes … Read more »

2023-03-31 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: The applicable federal rate when it comes to no interest notes, cap rates when buying a business, the proof of funds letter, and more! Special … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Richard Hudak

Hello, I wanted to thank Global Publishing again for referring us to Todd Foster, he has been such a pleasure to work with. He has always done what he said he would do, be there to answer our questions and … Read more »

“Hiring an Acquisitionist” By: Andrew Schlag

In the world of real estate investing, finding and acquiring properties can be one of the biggest challenges. One solution is to hire an “acquisitionist” to help you buy and sell houses creatively on your behalf. An acquisitionist is someone … Read more »

2023-03-24 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: The difference between a Trust Agreement and a Warranty Deed to Trustee, buying and selling houses in 55 and older communities, virtual assistants, and more! … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Fatal Mistakes: It takes money to buy real estate

There are many common mistakes that you can make when investing in real estate. Wouldn’t it be nice if you knew what these mistakes were so you could avoid them? That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over the … Read more »

2023-03-17 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: If a house have to be free and clear to work out a lease-option deal in Texas, how to make payments to the seller, who … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Different types of leads

Leads are a vital part of any real estate business. That’s why it’s important to understand the different type of leads you can receive. So in this week’s lesson, Tangie Cousins from Foreclosures Daily goes over the various leads you’ll … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Hiring people and the GITTY Method

Hiring is an essential part of expanding your business. But finding the right people to help your business grow can sometimes be difficult. That’s why in this week’s lesson, student-mentor Andrew Schlag goes over some different techniques when hiring to … Read more »

“Apartment Rents Fall as Crush of New Supply Hits Market” By: Will Parker

Apartment rents fell in every major metropolitan area in the U.S. over the past six months through January, a trend that is poised to continue as the biggest delivery of new apartments in nearly four decades is slated for this year.   Renters … Read more »

2023-03-03 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: If you can you use a land trust as the entity of purchase, adjusting your offer after the market drops, if you can buy a … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – DREAMS Session with Damon Remy

The DREAMS system has been made to make real estate investors lives’ easier. That’s why Damon Remy sits down to give an overview of DREAMS, and also walks through a live demo of the system so you can see how … Read more »

2023-02-24 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: How to lease-option a house with a VA loan, what happens if you don’t have a tenant buyer lined up when using seller financing, if … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Short Term Rental Profitability

Short term rentals are rising around the country, mainly because of the potential revenue they can bring in. But how do you know you’re going to be making a profit from your AirbnB? That’s why this week’s lesson, John and … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Short Term Rental FAQs

Starting anything new can be daunting, especially when it involves real estate. That’s why it’s important to have someone with experience that has the answers to the different questions you have. That’s why in this week’s lesson, John and Scot … Read more »

2023-02-10 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: What happens if a seller defaults on a mortgage loan, if mobile homes depreciate in value faster when not on private land, How do you … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – How to find locations for short term rentals

Short term rentals are growing increasingly popular in the real estate. But there are certain limitations on where you can have these type of properties. That’s why in this week’s lesson, student-mentor John Gerstenlauer and Scot Poirier go over their … Read more »

2023-02-03 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: How to determine the rate of owner financing, if you can you use a private money lender to refinance on a home that you live … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Why invest in short term rentals?

One of the hottest topics in real estate right now is short term rentals. But why is that the case? What can short term rentals do for you? In this week’s lesson, student-mentors John Gerstenlauer and Scot Poirier go over … Read more »

Weekly Lesson: Tips on automating your business

When starting a business, it is often time-consuming and requires making plenty of decisions yourself. It’s important to be able to delegate some of these decisions to a capable member of your team so you can have time complete other … Read more »

“Do You Make These Common Mistakes in English?” By: Tony Pearl

We have a very serious problem these days. The problem is that most people just flat-out SUCK at communicating, especially by the written word. Doesn’t matter who they’re communicating with – a co-worker, their boss, their clients or prospects, their … Read more »

2023-01-20 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: If you can use your personal name on the return address when sending direct mail out, if land trusts are used for all types of … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Key Phrases to use when locating buyers

Trying to figure out what phase to in your advertisements can be difficult to say the least. That’s why it’s important to know the words that will lead you to finding those potential buyers. So in this week’s lesson, student-mentor … Read more »

Gold Club Q&A Call with Tony Pearl 2023-01-09

2023-01-13 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: If you can make your keeper entity a C corporation, how non-refundable option deposits are taxed, if you should use your closing attorney to close … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – How to find quality help

Building a real estate team can be an essential part to your success. But finding those that you can rely on can be difficult. That’s why in this week’s lesson, student-mentor Andrew Schlag goes over how to find quality help … Read more »

2023-01-06 Ask Ron

n this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: How to find a good handyman for help, if you screen the tenant before or after hey sign the contract, if you should send emails … Read more »

“Hope for the Future in the Coming New Year” By: Joshua Dudgeon

There’s a famous saying… Life is either a tragedy or a comedy, you get to choose. I Choose Comedy! One thing we find ourselves asking, whenever everything seems to go wrong is, WHY ME? At 26 years old, I went … Read more »

2022-12-30 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: What to do if the seller passes away while you’re making the monthly payments, What it means to take a second mortgage and how it’s … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Quick Start Q&A Session – 2022 Edition

Have you ever had a real estate question that you couldn’t find the answer for? Or a situation that you needed advice on from someone who’s had decades of experience? Well look no further, as Ron tackles a number of … Read more »

“Same ole, Same ole New Year’s Resolutions” By: David LeGrand

When this year is over, will you be looking back with joy, or with regret? Will you be looking at the future with anticipation, or with dread? Make every day count: NUMBERING YOUR DAYS     A. The Psalmist tells us in 90:12 … Read more »

2022-12-23 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: setting up your private lending website, if you can assign a seller financed deal just like a wholesale deal if you don’t want to fix … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Tips on Estate Planning

Estate planning is a vital role in making sure your empire is secure. But having your estate correctly protected can sometimes be tricky. That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over a few different tips and tricks to get … Read more »

“For the Love of Real Estate” By Joshua Dudgeon

The housing crisis is a nationwide problem that needs to be addressed. The rate at which new homes are being constructed has drastically declined over the past few years. Leaving many people in search of somewhere affordable to live and … Read more »

2022-12-16 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: buying a wholesale house with private money for the first time, the most accurate up to date sites for finding off Market property, protecting your … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – What is a Series LLC

One of key components to having assets is properly protecting them. If you can’t adequately protect what you’ve earned, then all of the hard work you’ve put in can be easily taken away. That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron … Read more »

2022-12-09 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to determine the ARV of a property, a good CRM for the pretty house business, the difference between an irrevocable and revocable trust, and … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – How to avoid paying taxes when selling your home

There are two major certainties in life, and those are death and paying taxes. But what if you could avoid giving Uncle Sam a large portion of your profit when you sell your property? In this week’s lesson, Ron goes … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Tenants by the Entirety and other alternatives

Structuring your empire correctly is essential to protecting it. However, knowing how to properly protect your assets can be tricky. That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over a few different strategies to help keep your assets safe and … Read more »

2022-12-02 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: when you need to buy title insurance, if you need to get your land trust notarized, how to vet a private lender, and more! Special … Read more »

“Loneliness” By David LeGrand

Psalm 73:20 David says: “Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none”.                           A recent Gallop poll said 4 … Read more »

2022-11-25 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to determine the ARV of a property, if you can do a lease-purchase in Texas, if a homeowner with a bank loan can do … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Traditional and Roth IRA Rules

There are plenty of differences between a traditional and Roth IRA. But knowing what these retirement accounts can do and how they can be used to invest in real estate can be tricky. That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron … Read more »

2022-11-18 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: what age you should begin to learn parts of this business, what the procedure is when closing on a property, what to do if the … Read more »

Gold Club Q&A Call with John Gerstenlauer and Scot Poirier 2022-11-14

2022-11-11 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you should get a mentor before attending a Quick Start Real Estate School, if decreasing property values change the dynamic of lease-options, what the … Read more »

2022-11-04 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how the seller can be certain that you will make the payments, what other free marketing besides Craigslist and pointer signs you can use to … Read more »

2022-10-28 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: mobile home parks, if you need to create an LLC, what to do if the tenant buyer doesn’t buy the house after their 2-year option … Read more »

2022-10-21 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: If you should utilize these websites for crowd funding, how to handle the seller saying they have a better offer elsewhere, if the seller’s bank … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Jerre Johnson

It was sometime in 1985 that I first met Ron. I had recently been assigned to the USS Forrestal at Mayport. He was President of ACRE in Jacksonville. I hung-out with him and a few much older gentlemen in the … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Farion Houston

Farion Houston Fort Smith, Arkansas

2022-10-14 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to come up with funds without using the bank, what happens if the tenant buyer doesn’t make the payment, real estate laws for different … Read more »

Gold Club Q&A Call with Clayton Massey 2022-10-10

Miscellaneous Repair List

At one point or another, your piece of property is going to need renovating. It’s easy to focus on the major repairs, but there are a number of small repairs that are necessary and easy to overlook. So in this week’s lesson, Ron goes … Read more »

2022-10-07 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: A source for skip tracing, how the rent gets collected, if you should close at a title company, and more! Special thanks to Michael Cellini, … Read more »

2022-09-30 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: how to complete a walkthrough of a house virtually , who Ron recommends when opening a self directed IRA, if stated taxes are still paid … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Should I Hire a Personal Assistant?

One of the key aspects of building a successful real estate business is having a personal assistant you can rely on. But figuring out where to find one and what tasks they’ll take on is equally important. So in this … Read more »

2022-09-23 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: What type of sellers would be the best target groups , if you can buy a house with a land trust, if you can start … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Finding a Real Estate Attorney

Finding a good real estate attorney is one of the biggest speed bumps to get past when investing in real estate. It’s also one of the most frequently asked questions that Ron receives. That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Focus on FSBOs

A huge part of the becoming a successful real estate investor is finding FSBOs. But avoiding the MLS and locating these sellers will often determine whether you find a deal or not. So in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over … Read more »

2022-09-16 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: if you can use your own list to find motivated sellers, tips on how to explain selling on terms, what your approach should be when … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Buying Criteria for Ugly Houses

Finding the house that’s going to be a good deal is an vital when investing in real estate. But locating this piece of property can sometimes be tricky. That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron goes over the necessary criteria … Read more »

2022-09-02 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: If you’ll run into issues advertising in an HOA for a tenant buyer, where to find details on hiring personal assistants, how to avoid the … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Identifying War Zones

War zones are one of the more popular areas to invest in when buying ugly houses. But finding the these war zones and knowing which ones will work for you might be challenging. So in this week’s lesson, Ron goes … Read more »

2022-08-26 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: What happens when a renter stops paying rent, if you can buy FHA and VA Subject To, how you make sure that you have a … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – How to Sell Your Houses Tax Free

One of the biggest headaches when selling a house is dealing with the income taxes you have to pay. But what if there is a way to avoid paying these tremendous fees? That’s why in this week’s lesson, Ron goes … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Corey Rose

-Corey Rose,MOM’s memberPensacola, FL

Weekly Lesson – Wrap Around Mortgage vs. Subject To

One of the most frequently asked questions that we receive is “What is a Wrap Around Mortgage and a Subject To? Can these two work together?” So for this week’s lesson, Ron tackles this popular question and covers exactly what … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Wrap Around Mortgage vs. Subject To

One of the most frequently asked questions that we receive is “What is a Wrap Around Mortgage and a Subject To? Can these two work together?” So for this week’s lesson, Ron tackles this popular question and covers exactly what … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Lajos Nagy

Before I started to learn about real estate, I did not have any experience and I’m glad I’ve had the option for mentoring. Before I started my mentoring with Tony Pearl, I had so many questions and fear regarding real … Read more »

Student Success Stories – Tom Holyfield

As I’ve been pondering and preparing for my comeback in real estate, I knew I had to have a degree of spirituality alongside myself. Bingo! That in and of itself, is why I feel honored and privileged to be working … Read more »

Ron makes his 27th trip to Ketchikan, Alaska!

You read that right, Ron and his crew have traveled a few thousand miles over to the Salmon Falls Resort in Ketchikan, Alaska! He makes this trip each year, and this year marks number 27! Check out some photos from … Read more »

2022-08-12 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of “Ask Ron,” Ron answers our Gold Club members’ questions on: If you should buy a house with no equity with a land contract and lease/purchase it out, what to do if you buy a property … Read more »

Gold Club Q&A Call with Action Ann 2022-08-08

Weekly Lesson – 10 Reasons Why Real Estate Investors Fail

Whenever trying something new, you’re more than likely going to fail at least once. This is especially true in real estate – and those failures could be costly. But wouldn’t it be nice if someone with decades of experience went … Read more »

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 »

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 »

Gold Club 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 »

Gold Club 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 »

Gold Club 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’s genuinely invested in my success and has helped me get the breakthroughs I needed in developing a system … Read more »

Gold Club 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 »

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 »

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 »

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!

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 »

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 »

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 »

“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 »

“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 »

“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 »

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 »

“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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

“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 »

“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 mentor Tony Pearl discuss a number of deals from previous deal structuring sessions. Listen and learn as they go over financing, contracts, … 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 »

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 »

“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!    

“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 »

“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 »

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 »

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!

Joyriding with a 1946 Coupe!

Watch Jon, Nick, and Deb snatch up the opportunity to take this 1946 Ford Coupe out for joyride! Shhhh … Ron doesn’t know! This could easily be yours to take out anytime you’d like, all you have to GET REGISTERED … 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 »

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 »

Weekly Lesson – 1031 Exchanges

Tripling Your Cash Flow with 1031 Exchanges, with Tom Phelan – The Mentor Podcast, Episode 65 There are so many myths and misconceptions surround 1031 exchanges that it’s no wonder so few people use them. We’d all love a new … 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 »

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 »

[Important Message from Ron] Virtual Real Estate Summit – January 20th – 22nd

We will be starting 2021 with an all-new Virtual Summit since all of the Summits in 2020 were SMASH HITS! Join us and let’s start the new year right. Mark the dates on your calendar now, January 20-22, 2021! GET … Read more »

[Important Message from Ron] How to Buy and Sell Real Estate Virtually Without Using Your Own Money or Credit

It’s a brand-new year for you to either MAKE it exactly what you want it to be, OR to do nothing and close out 2021 with regrets. And, that’s why we’re kickin’ off the, “No Regrets” Mission. The “No Regrets” … Read more »

Mitch Stephen chats with Ron LeGrand

Ron recently sat down with Mitch Stephen, who is also a RE Investor and has been for the past 25 years! Tune in to hear what these two talk about the topics they know best! Listen HERE!

Weekly Lesson: Quick Start Alumni Call feat. Ron LeGrand

Ron made an exceptional appearance on this month’s Quick Start Alumni Call, and while we don’t usually share the recording with anyone who is not a Quick Start Real Estate School graduate, Ron wanted to get this call out to … 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 »

Resource: Home Depot Loan Services

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

[Important Message from Ron] Quick Start Real Estate School December 9th-12th

As I’m sure you know by now, I’ve been communicating with my students virtually since March. Well, I have some great news to share with you… I’m going to be conducting my next Quick Start Real Estate School LIVE and … Read more »

Real Estate Influencer – Ron’s Interview

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

[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 »

[Important Message from Ron] How to Do Terms in this COVID Environment

Ron’s going LIVE again for a virtual workshop, coming this October 9th starting at 12 Noon – 5 PM ET! We’re also dedicated some time for deal structuring, it will be a 1-hour session, so leads will be processed on … 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 »

[Important Message from Ron] Quick Start is going LIVE and In-person!

As I’m sure you know by now, I’ve been communicating with my students virtually since March. Well, I have some great news to share with you… I’m going to be conducting my next Quick Start Real Estate School LIVE and … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Dealing with Probate

In this week’s lesson, Ron goes over how to deal with probates, litigations, and other various real estate matters with Al Nicoletti. Gold Club Members, as you know we are always striving to bring you great lessons, but we want … Read more »

[Important Message from Ron] Finding Motivated Sellers in Any Market

Ron wants to hear from you! If you are currently using specific strategies or a strategy for finding sellers, we want to hear about it! We’re looking for movers and shakers to share their strategies with Ron on our live … Read more »

“$100,000 Reasons Postal Carriers Are A Real Estate Investor’s Best Friend” – Jay Conner

When most people think about vacant houses, they picture run-down properties or even haunted houses. When I think about vacant houses, I think about big money. The most profitable houses on the planet are vacant houses. On more than one … Read more »

Just for Fun – An Artistic Time Lapse Like You’ve Never Seen!

“Never, Ever, Ever Give Up!” – John Gerstenlauer and Scot Poirier

We are John Gerstenlauer and Scot Poirier and we’ve been on Planet Ron since 2015. Prior to that, John was a Sr. Vice President of International Operations for the tenth largest construction company in the United States. John is a … Read more »

“What’s It Gonna Take? How to Finally End Procrastination & Take Action” – Tony Pearl

This article was not easy to write. In fact, it was one of the more challenging articles I’ve written in a while. Why? Because it deals with something that’s not easy for us to talk about: The reason why most … Read more »

“The No. 1 Secret to Getting Sellers to Accept Your Offer” – Jay Conner

In This Issue: 8 Ways You Can Thrive in the Midst of Uncertainty      Over the last few weeks, there’s been a big misconception floating around about the state of the housing market. A lot of people believe that, … Read more »

Just for Fun – 24 Cigars

We all know how much Ron loves his culture, and this week he wanted to share a pretty comical skit about lawyers, lawsuits and cigars!

“How Successful Businesses Thrive in Times of Crisis” – Jay Conner

In This Issue: 8 Ways You Can Thrive in the Midst of Uncertainty When I started planning my schedule for 2020, I certainly did not schedule a global pandemic. I would assume that most people were caught off guard by … Read more »

Bottle Boys present … Billie Jean

Check out these talented gentlemen performing a classic Michael Jackson song by using sonorous science!

Planet Ron – Land Deals with CMG

Monday and Tuesday, Tish and I took a whirlwind trip looking at properties in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. Commercial Mastermind members, Ann Brandl, David Keating, and Kyle Roemmich met us in Indiana where we looked at 5 properties with Realtor … Read more »

Very Important Video Message from Ron!

Due to the continuing restrictions because of the virus, we’ve made some additional changes to our schedule. Please check out the video for important information from Ron… *Don’t forget to register for the following upcoming LIVE Virtual events!T Ask Me … Read more »

One arm reached millions: Tommy’s Story

Check out this inspiring story about 3-year old, Tommy Morrissey. He’s the perfect example of, “Rising above!” h

Weekly Lesson – Prescreening a Seller Call, Ron’s Way

Check out this quick recording of Ron Prescreening a seller over the phone recently. Take notes, short and to the point!

A Star is Born – Jailhouse Rock by Little Elvis

When being Quarantined, life can feel like Jail… always remember to Rock like this little boy!

Coronavirus Song 2020

Check out Ron’s favorite Coronavirus Song that’s on the internet!

“5 Ways to Finance Your Next Deal” – Jay Conner

As I travel the country training real estate investors, there are two questions I get at almost every event: “Where do you find hot deals?” and “Where do I get the money to fund my deals?” I’ve written a lot … Read more »

The Mentor Podcast: Bob Diamond

When the government sells tax-defaulted properties at auction, generally they are only allowed to keep enough money to cover the owed taxes. What happens when a property sells for more than that? On this episode of the Mentor Podcast, attorney … Read more »

“3 Benefits of Working Out At Home” – Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

3 Benefits Of Working Out At Home Here’s the deal, we all know that exercise should be a regular part of our daily lives. This practice alone provides an enormous amount of benefits to virtually every facet of not only … Read more »

“How To Protect Yourself From The Corona Virus” – Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

As of March 11th, 2020, the Corona Virus (COVID-19) has been recognized as a worldwide pandemic. We have known about the virus ever since it hit China last month, but now that it is at your door you need to … Read more »

The Mentor Podcast: Prosperity

Be sure to listen to this week’s edition of The Mentor Podcast for a very special message and Ron and Global’s COO, Jennifer Shedlin. With the pandemic and the economic uncertainty it brings, now is the time to begin preparing … Read more »

“Finding Hope In Uncertain Times” – Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

There is a lot of uncertainty in life, whether in our personal affairs or in our changing and unsteady political climate. The strategies that most of us rely on to contend with such uncertainty tend to be self-defeating. When we … Read more »

IMPORTANT Announcement regarding The Summit

The live, 2020 Las Vegas Summit is cancelled, but we have plans to bring the Summit to you online. Sometimes running a business requires making really tough decisions and Jennifer, my COO, and I had to make one today. WE … Read more »

Student Success Story – Gregory Tilton

I’ve been to a few real estate seminars and wasted a LOT of money on “gurus.” Ron LeGrand is the only person to explain in layman’s terms the detailed process of executing and automating real estate investing. Essential to this … Read more »

“7 Motivated Seller Lists Every Real Estate Investor Needs” – 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 »

The Story of Our National Anthem

By the dawn’s early light on September 14th, 1814, Francis Scott Key peered through a spyglass, spotting an American flag still waving after a long night’s battle at Fort McHenry. Now, 206 years later after our anthem was written, we … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Nate Armstrong On The Power Of Social Media Ads

Listen to Nate Armstrong talk about “The Power Of Social Media Ads.” In this video, Nate talks about leveraging nowadays technology to drive traffic in your business. For example, over 62% of Americans are currently Facebook users and Facebook reports … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Jay Conner The Private Money Authority

Listen to Jay Conner talk about what he knows best! Private Money – The key to buying all cash properties in the current market is private money. Without it, you’re not going far. With it, you can buy four houses … Read more »

“5 Ways to Build a Profitable Relationship with Your Realtor” – Jay Conner

In the past, I’ve talked a great deal about how to find a real estate investor-friendly Realtor to work with. But it’s not enough to simply find a good Realtor—you also need to work to build and maintain a strong … Read more »

“New Tax Laws” – Lee Phillips

The IRS is your major impediment to financial success. You still have a little time to plan your 2018 tax return and see if you can remove some of the road blocks the IRS puts in your path to success. … Read more »

USDA Eligibility and Loan Limits for 2021

Here are the links to determine property location eligibility for USDA along with PDF & link of most recent National maximum loan amounts for USDA   Click here to determine your property location eligibility for USDA Click here for the … Read more »

“Components of a Good Business Card” by Ron LeGrand

A business card is not a memoir or biography of you. No one cares how great you are, how long you’ve been in business, your great service, and empty promises, no one believes anyway. For any of you advertising to … Read more »

“Changing Habits” by Ron LeGrand

ARE YOU WILLING TO CHANGE? In this chapter, we’ll tackle what might be the most difficult task of them all – actually changing your habits. It takes many years to acquire habits. Are you willing to take a few months … Read more »

Ron’s Great American Real Estate Summit 2020 – Why Stay at the Hotel

In this video, Ron breaks down some of the reasons you need to stay at the hotel he’ll be at during the upcoming Summit in Las Vegas, March 31-April 4. You won’t want to miss a single moment, and certainly … Read more »

IRA Contributions and Deductions Guide

Ron wanted to share this incredible IRA Contributions and Deductions Guide you can check out below. It will make your life much easier seeing the the most up to date deadlines giving yourself a head start in your business!

Ron’s Great American Real Estate Summit 2020 – Ron’s Classes

In this video, Ron breaks down some of the classes he’ll be conducting during the upcoming Summit in Las Vegas, March 31-April 4. Not only will there be tons of great training going on throughout the event, but you’ll have … Read more »

“The Successful Real Estate Entrepreneur’s Mindset” by Jay Conner

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with” is a quote attributed to motivational speaker, Jim Rohn. While I don’t know if this is absolutely true, I do know there’s great benefit to surrounding … Read more »

“How to Buy Properties Subject to the Existing Note” by Jay Conner

“Who, in their right mind, would sell their house, leave the mortgage in their name, and trust you will make their payment?” This was the question I asked when I first heard about closing deals subject to the existing note. … Read more »

Weekly Lesson- QSRES Houston Bus Tour

Ride along with Ron LeGrand and Jay Conner as they tour homes in Houston, Texas on the Bus Trip at the Quick Start Real Estate School.  They show you how to determine repairs, updates, and what some of the costs … Read more »

“Millions of Dollars from Real Estate Auctions are Hidden in Government Bank Accounts – And You Can Get a Portion of that Money” – Robert Diamond, Esq

There are millions of dollars hidden away in government bank accounts waiting to be claimed.  If that money is not claimed by the deadline it becomes property of the government – FOREVER – and is lost to the government! In … Read more »

“Seven Days on a Boat with Ron LeGrand” – Lance Edwards

My wife, Kim, and I recently completed a 7-day Mediterranean cruise with Ron and Beverly LeGrand, along with a few other mentors. Beverly was delightful and Ron was… well, Ron (just kidding!).   It was an enjoyable and memorable time for Kim … Read more »

“The Most Profitable Exit Strategy In Real Estate” – Jay Conner

There is a number of ways to sell a house. For example, you could hire a Realtor to list the home in a multiple listing service and sell the house for you. If you want to avoid paying for a … Read more »

Ron in Rome – Trevi Fountain

“FEAR”

FEAR and How it Affects your Ability to be the Most Successful Investor You can Be! Did you realize the number 1 reason investor students don’t ever really become successful has nothing to do with how smart they are, how … Read more »

Notre Dame With Ron!

“The Roadmap to Your Next (or First) Deal – Facebook Ads” – Pam Patton

The Roadmap has 6 stages and it looks like this: The first step in the Roadmap process is Locating Prospects or, lead generation and it is, without a doubt, the most critical of the six steps. After all, if you … Read more »

“Why Small Apartments?” by Lance Edwards

If you like Cliff Notes, here’s a quick summary of some of the advantages: Rental Demand is Up – Apartments are always strong because everyone needs a place to live. As a result of the Great Recession, less people can … Read more »

“Raising Private Money Formula” – Lance Edwards

The formula for raising private money came to me as a result of learning how to raise private money to buy a business. These four parts are remarkably straight-forward. If you miss any one of the four, you hinder your … Read more »

“No Means No… For Now!” – Tony Pearl

Don’t get offended… This article has nothing to do with #MeToo or anything like that. With that out of the way, let me ask you a question… Have you ever been turned down when you ask someone if they want … Read more »

“5 Ways to Build a Long-Term, Profitable Business Relationship” – The Jay Conner

You can’t run a successful business alone. I don’t care how good you are; success is built on strong business relationships. Real estate investors sometimes think they are a one-man show, but whether you’re doing two deals a month or … Read more »

“4 Components of Success” – Lance Edwards

Whether you’re just starting in small apartments or you’re an industry expert, you’re about to learn the exact secrets that will make you a doer, above the rest – the dreamers. The four components of success are: Component #1: Specialized … Read more »

A Message From Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

Dear Ron, It breaks my heart that I have to even type out this email. As you all know, Jim Huntress, my life partner, my soulmate, and my best friend was the reason I started this website and newsletter. We … Read more »

“The Essence of Essential Oils” – Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

The essence of oils has been used for medicinal purposes since as early as 3,000 BC. Using essential oils can help alter not only our physical bodies but also our emotional and mental well being by triggering and strengthening our … Read more »

“The Value of Investing In Small Apartments” – Lance Edwards

In the first chapter of How To Make Big Money In Small Apartments, Lance Edwards’ #1 Best Selling book about achieving (as he did) financial independence through investing in small, multifamily dwellings, the Houston based real estate entrepreneur details the … Read more »

“The Bandit Sign Hack Attack” – by Jay Conner

If you’re a real estate investor, you’ve done bandit signs in the past. We all have! These simple, corrugated signs tell motivated sellers in your target area that you’re someone they can relate to, someone who will speak plainly and … Read more »

Ron’s Lesson On Pre-Screening

“The Powerful ‘Choice of Two’ Close” – Tony Pearl

For Today’s Tip, you’re going to learn a really simple yet powerful strategy for influencing people. Used correctly, this ‘secret strategy’ will help you set more appointments, get faster decisions out of people, and avoid a ton of frustration & … Read more »

“Business Entity (LLC) Issues” – Lee Phillips

Do you really need a business entity – either an LLC or a corporation? The answer is no, not all of the time. I recognize that it is often easier to set up your business structure first and then actually … Read more »

“Could Your Morning Coffee Be Hurting You?” – Barbara Cockrell

There’s a silent habit that keeps many of us trapped in the modern world. It’s so ingrained in our culture that many of us don’t give it a second thought each day. But the reality is that a lot of … Read more »

“Masada Asset Protection Plan” – Lee Phillips

Defend from the High Ground Masada sits on a very high bluff overlooking the Dead Sea in Israel.  The Romans had a very hard time conquering the high ground chosen by the Jews.  The Jews had built a strong fortress … Read more »

“7 Lessons From a $70K Deal” – by Jay Conner

I believe that every deal is an opportunity to learn something new. Even after 15 years in the business, my wife, Carol Joy, and I are still learning and relearning lessons in every deal we make. I kicked off 2019 … Read more »

“Are You a Rear View Mirror Driver?” – by David LeGrand

LOOKING BACK If you insist that your present is the result of your past, you are like a person driving your car constantly looking in the rear view mirror. You find it difficult to plan the future, because you are … Read more »

“Time… It Can’t Be Replaced… But You Can!” – by Ron LeGrand

Recently, I did a podcast on time management because several people requested it and I probably haven’t worked with people enough on the subject. In my experience, not one out of 1000 really understand time management and honestly, I don’t … Read more »

“Nutrition Response Testing” – by Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

I get asked on a regular basis from people that know me and have heard my story who have been diagnosed with a chronic disease – “Now what do I do?” I believe what Raymond Francis, M.Sc. says from his … Read more »

“Real Estate – Be A Professional” – by Lee Phillips

Somehow you know that people who do real estate investing get rich.  I didn’t fully realize that until I was in my forties, even though I spoke at thousands of real estate events.  I didn’t want to deal with the … Read more »

“What Happens If We Have Another Recession” – by Ron LeGrand

This is a question I get from folks who were hammered from the last recession in 2008. It’s a valid question and one that should be on the minds of anyone responsible for providing for their family. There’s not much … Read more »

The 13 Most Important Minutes in the Life of a Real Estate Investor By Ron LeGrand

Buying and selling houses in the pretty house business boils down to just a few steps to buy or lease gorgeous houses in nice neighborhoods in all price ranges, including multi-million-dollar houses. We have all of these steps automated today … Read more »

“21 Days To Make A Habit? FALSE!” – by Caitlyn Carlston

I’ve been listening, reading, and watching how some of the most successful people go through their average day. Patiently soaking in their day-to-day schedules and reviewing which ones I should incorporate into my own. Obviously, this will be trial and … Read more »

“Podcasting Changes Your Path” – by Mitch Stephen

By mid 2016, my educational mentoring and coaching business, had been rolling along for about five years. In the beginning, my team and I were seeing steady growth with every passing year, but we started to plateau in year four. … Read more »

Travel Friendly Practices to Stay Well! by Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

Traveling can be an interesting opportunity for growth and fun. But sometimes, the whole getting-there part can be long, stressful, and expose you to a lot of germs, which can derail your wellness. Did you know your body is exposed … Read more »

“It Can’t Be Done” By: David LeGrand

We Will See Professor In 1963, I was in Seminary in California. One required course was Audio-Visuals, in which a project was to be completed. I told the professor I was going to build an overhead projector for my project. … Read more »

Healthier Holiday Eating, By Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

Holidays aren’t known for eating healthy. But these healthy food tip swaps will help make your meals more healthful without giving up taste and making you feel like the “weirdo”. Your guests will want to return and thank you for … Read more »

Call Your No Leads Too! by Pamela Patton

I know you’ve heard Ron say how important it is to call all of your PI sheets, the Yes leads as well as the No leads. I just wanted to take this opportunity to share with you one student’s story. … Read more »

“DO IT! DELEGATE IT! or DITCH IT!” by David LeGrand

Delegation is really proper administration—getting things done through people. Why Delegate? You can’t get it all done. You don’t know how to do it all. You don’t want to do it all. You should not be doing it. To Delegate … Read more »

“Dare to Dream, Not Daydream” by David LeGrand

Dreamin’ or Diggin’? Many years ago while building a shop with a pit and hoist, about twenty men I knew dropped by to check the progress. Most of them commented “I wish I had a shop like this.” My reply … Read more »

If You’re Not Doing THIS, You’re Not Making Money, Part One, by Tony Pearl

I was just a new, wannabe real estate investor the first time I heard the expression that would change everything for me. It was at a real estate education event (aka a “Boot Camp”) many years ago in Florida when … Read more »

What Real Estate Investors Need to Know About Foreclosure By Jay Conner

When Carol Joy and I started our business 15 years ago, we created a system of buying foreclosures that made $456,000 in six months. To this day, foreclosures make up 25 percent of the deals we close. I have spent … Read more »

God & “The 3 Mistakes”

What God did at Pearl Harbor that day is interesting and I never knew this little bit of history. Tour boats ferry people out to the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii every thirty minutes.  We just missed a ferry and had … Read more »

IF I WERE PRESIDENT By Ron LeGrand

A few years ago, I wrote a string of articles of what I would do if I were president. I thought it was time to update my thoughts. Before I continue, I’m sure you know by now, I am a … Read more »

Acid Reflux By Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

A few months ago I was diagnosed with acid reflux. I was suffering from a burning sensation in my esophagus! Of course I went to my holistic doctor and he told me not to worry and gave me some natural supplements … Read more »

“Lessons Learned From Hurricane Florence” By Jay Conner

Hurricane Florence wreaked havoc on our Carolina coast. Torrential wind and rain hammered down on our communities, destroying homes, flooding our cities, and devastating lives. It’s been categorized by locals as the worst hurricane in history for Morehead City, and … Read more »

“Lessons Learned on Bridle Lane” By Jay Conner

This month, I would like to share with you a story about a deal I closed just four days before writing this article. Keep in mind that this is an example of my average deal. I close around three deals … Read more »

2018-09-21 Ask Ron

In this week’s edition of Ask Ron, Ron is answering our Gold Club members’ questions regarding: real estate attorneys, warranty deeds, IRAs, and sandwich lease options. Thanks Gold Club Members: Brian Edwards, Anders Kalsson, Autumn and David Brown for writing in!

“The Joy of Text: How to Get Deals With Your Cell Phone” by Tony Pearl

Do You Have A Cell Phone? In this article, you’re going to learn the right way HOW to use that powerful little tool that you already have sitting in your pocket to prospect for deals, quickly prescreen the crap from … Read more »

THE HIGH COST OF CLUTTER (PART 3) by David LeGrand

This subject is presented in three parts: Why we are clutter-bugs. (Two weeks ago) Why it costs us so much. (Last week) How to deal with it.          (This week) It’s Time for Action These five test … Read more »

THE HIGH COST OF CLUTTER (PART 2) Why the Junk in Your Life can Cost You Wealth by David LeGrand

This subject is being presented in three parts: Why we are clutter-bugs. (Last week) – Not sure if we want to remove Why it costs us so much. (This issue) to prevent dating our magazine. How to deal with it. … Read more »

How Real Estate Investors Find Reliable Contractors By Jay Conner

I’ve discussed this topic many times before, but today, I want to do a deep dive. Strap yourself in, because today we’re going to learn how to find a contractor and how to work with the contractors you hire, whether … Read more »

A simple guide to getting started with DREAM Solutions Pro by Pamela Patton

Whether you are upgrading from the Gold Club VA to the Elite level, which includes your DREAMS Pro account, or you are just getting started with us, you should have your VA do a few things for you right away … Read more »

Flipping is Illegal by Ron LeGrand

Oh No! All this time you’ve been telling me I could make a killing buying & selling (flipping) houses and now you’re telling me it’s illegal, Ron? Well, sort of! But before you get all upset, I’d better explain. Don’t … Read more »

2019 Nashville Summit

The Event of the Year is Coming to Nashville this January! We are currently at maximum capacity for the 2019 Great American Real Estate Summit. We’d hate for you to miss out on our HOTTEST event of the year, So … Read more »

“Do You Make These Common Mistakes in English?” by Tony Pearl

We have a very serious problem these days. The problem is that most people just flat-out SUCK at communicating, especially by the written word. Doesn’t matter who they’re communicating with – a co-worker, their boss, their clients or prospects, their … Read more »

“Nature’s Free Vitamin D,” By Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

Raise your hand if you think sunlight causes skin cancer. For decades, doctors and the “cancer industry” have warned us stay out of the “dangerous” sunlight and/or use plenty of sunscreen. But, is this good advice? Did you know Vitamin … Read more »

The Salt Your Body Needs By Barbara LeGrand Cockrell

If there’s a trend I’ve been noticing a lot lately it would be pink Himalayan salt. Whether it be in a fancy grinder in the kitchen or at someone’s home as a decorative accent. What’s all the hype about? Well … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Creative Marketing

This week’s lesson video is contagious. It comes to you in the form of a Coke Commercial. You see, Gonzales (a division of Serviceplan Benelux) create a local market stunt in Antwerp metro for the Belgian “choose happiness” campaign of … Read more »

“How To Use Jay Conner’s Probate System To Close More Real Estate Deals” By Jay Conner

At my recent mastermind meeting I held earlier this summer, we identified over 100 different ways we find deals! Not that you have to use all 100 ways, but it’s good to keep in mind that foreclosures, though they do … Read more »

“Ugly is the New Pretty” by Tony Pearl

Warm Weather is finally upon us! Time to get ready for those Summer vacations – trips to the beach, cookouts, swimming, boating, golf, tennis, and everything else that we love to do outside when the weather is warm. Of course, … Read more »

11 Ways to Get People to Believe in You by Jay Conner

What does it mean to have someone believe in you? In business, when a person believes in you, it means they are willing to follow your lead. They want to follow your directions, do as you ask, and listen to … Read more »

The 13 Most Important Minutes in the Life of a Real Estate Investor By Ron LeGrand

Buying and selling houses in the pretty house business boils down to just a few steps to buy or lease gorgeous houses in nice neighborhoods in all price ranges, including multi-million-dollar houses. We have all of these steps automated today … Read more »

“Finding Hope Through Tough Times” by David LeGrand

Most people can survive almost anything as long as there is hope for improvement in the future. Without hope, most give up in despair. Recently there has been a shocking increase of suicide even among teens. You may feel as … Read more »

How to Host a Successful Private Lender Luncheon by Jay Conner

If you’ve heard me speak, you’ve heard me talk about the importance of holding a private lender luncheon as part of your strategy to attract more money to fund your deals. On more than one occasion, I have presented private … Read more »

You DON’T Have to Have All The Answers… by Tony Pearl

As a mentor of real estate investing, I hear it all the time. A new investor/student asks, “What if a seller or buyer asks me a question that I don’t know how to answer?” Or “What if I don’t know … Read more »

The Mentor Podcast

We’ve got an exciting announcement to make! Ron’s brand-new podcast, The Mentor Podcast, will be launching May 1st! It’s been months in the making now, and we’re finally ready to bring this very informative and content driven podcast to you. … Read more »

The 5 Points of Negotiating a Terms Deal by Tony Pearl

In this article, you’re going to learn how to take something that most people think is complex & confusing and make it easy to understand & implement. Wholesaling real estate deals is a great way to make money! And it’s … Read more »

Important Terms to Understand When Doing Small Apartment Deals By Lance Edwards

Are you afraid to take the plunge into owning small apartments because you believe that multifamily properties require knowledge of complex math formulas?  Put your fears to rest!  All that is required is simple math.  If you have a basic … Read more »

Vacancies, Evictions, or Damages By Dixie Decker

Curious about how I don’t have vacancies, evictions, or damages with college kids as students? Buckle up as I am going to share with you the biggest secrets in how I keep my properties filled with no major damages or … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Business Management: How to Maintain Focus

This week’s lesson is is designed to help you with practical investing advice. This lesson is all about being organized so you can focus on the important tasks at hand! 

“What? You Don’t Want To Sell Your House To Me? F.U.!!” Part Two, by Tony Pearl

(If you haven’t read the first part click here!) Welcome back! Let’s quickly review part one of this article, then pick right up where we left off… In the last article, we discussed how we’re only going to be able … Read more »

“What? You Don’t Want To Sell Your House To Me? F.U.!!” Part One, By Tony Pearl

Pay Close Attention Here, Boys & Girls… You’re about to learn something very important that’s often overlooked by a lot of people in business. Let me start by asking you a question. How do you react when someone tells you … Read more »

“How to Find Your Investor-Friendly Realtor” by Jay Conner

If you read this headline and thought, “I’m good! I already have an investor-friendly Realtor,” then you should keep in mind a lesson I learned from Dan Kennedy himself. The most dangerous number in any business is the number one. … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Deals and Property Information Sheets

This week’s lesson video is from Ron’s deal structure session at Summit. Watch and listen as Ron and Barbara talk to student Tommy Hoang about a deal of his, going over his Lead Property Information Sheet and working out the … Read more »

“The Blackbird Complex” by David LeGrand

Sitting on the Fence Five blackbirds were sitting on the fence and three decided to fly off. How many were left? The obvious answer is TWO, right? WRONG, all FIVE are left because decidin’ ain’t doin’! How many things did … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – DREAMS Overview

This week’s lesson video is an overview of DREAMS. This customer relationship management system allows you to store, manage and organize your buyer’s, seller’s and business contact’s information. This is a powerful tool to help with your automation needs.

“Find Your Investor-Friendly Real Estate Attorney” by Jay Conner

There’s one question I hear from both new students and people I meet at events across the country: How do I find an investor-friendly real estate attorney to take care of my closing? It’s a big topic to address. There’s … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Bus Tour in Riverside, CA

This week’s lesson video was filmed LIVE on location from the recent Quick Start Real Estate School in Riverside, CA. Join Ron and a group of students on a bus tour and see for yourself what to be on the … Read more »

“Got a Problem? Here’s Your Opportunity!” by Tony Pearl

Hey! You Got A Problem? I was recently reminded of one of my favorite movie scenes from the funny & entertaining movie, “Evan Almighty.” In this movie, Steve Carell plays the part of “Evan,” a modern-day newscaster-turned-politician who is tapped … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Build Your Buyers List

This week’s lesson video features Pam Patton, our Director of Eagle VA Services. Learn how you can start collecting data from potential buyers now, that you can market to later when you are ready.

Weekly Lesson – Completing Ron’s Updated Lead Property Information Sheet

This week’s lesson video is an update of a previous lesson video about how to accurately fill out a Property Information Sheet, as an investor or VA. Click here for Updated Lead Property Information Sheet Script Guide

Weekly Lesson – Scripts and Calling Sellers Part 2

This week’s lesson is from the recent Quick Start Real Estate School in Jacksonville. This is part two to last week’s video all about how to speak with sellers over the phone, which scripts to use, what not to do and much … Read more »

“Whatever Happened to Hustle” by Ron LeGrand

A great deal of my time is devoted to teaching, and I’m always confronted almost everywhere I appear with three different types of people in my audience. The first type is those who are hearing me for the first time … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Scripts and Calling Sellers Part 1

This week’s lesson is from the recent Quick Start Real Estate School in Jacksonville. This is part one of a two-part video all about how to speak with sellers over the phone, which scripts to use, what not to do … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Quick Start Bus Tour in Jacksonville

This week’s lesson video is from the recent Quick Start Real Estate School event in Jacksonville, FL. Watch as Ron and a group of students inspect a home and discuss repairs, costs, and what’s in and what’s not!

“The Station” by Ron LeGrand

We all go through life looking forward to reaching that one magic destination where everything changes once reached. If only I could graduate from high school, I’d be on my own with no one telling me what to do. Once … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Free and Clear Houses

This week’s lesson video is an excerpt from the recent Quick Start Real Estate event in Jacksonville. Here, Ron covers free and clear houses discussing financing, realtors and more!

“Master These Two Words and Everything Gets Easier” by Tony Pearl

In this article, we’re going to discuss the two magic words that, when used together, will help make everything easier for you in business. And in life. If you forget – or worse – break the chain of these two … Read more »

“GETERDONE” by Ron LeGrand

It amazes me how some people, most in fact, who have the same amount of hours in a day, get so little done. I’ve always had a hard time understanding why people intentionally waste time and live an unproductive life. … Read more »

“Making the Safe Choice when Selecting your Self-Directed IRA Provider” by Anne Marie Hollonds

The last decade brought about a sweeping change to the world of investing. The genesis of this change occurred around 2007, when Americans faced the hardship of the financial crisis. Despite the struggles of many nationwide, Americans began seeking new … Read more »

“Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Thanksgiving And More” by Meera Dolasia

(As originally run online Nov. 19, 2017) Thanksgiving is one of the biggest and most anticipated of all American holidays. Observed annually on the fourth Thursday of November, the secular celebration, which marks the beginning of the holiday season, can … Read more »

“Stop Begging” by Ron LeGrand

As new folks come into the business, it doesn’t take long for us to teach them the real estate stuff. However, there are other skills that need mastered to become successful and probably the biggest is talking on the phone … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – San Antonio Bus Tour

This week’s lesson video is from the recent Quick Start Real Estate School in San Antonio. Watch and learn as Ron and Anita—the Realtor of the property they’re visiting—discuss the condition of the home and the situation it’s currently in … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Lease Options in Texas

In this week’s lesson video, Ron explains how lease options work in Texas, discussing what you can and can’t do, the different approaches to buying a house and more! This is valuable information you’ll want to be sure you know.

“The History of Veterans Day”

Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans. However, most Americans confuse this holiday with Memorial Day, reports the Department of Veterans Affairs. What’s more, some Americans don’t know why we commemorate … Read more »

“My Pet Peeves about The Young Generation and Advice from an Old Guy” by Ron LeGrand

– Don’t call me buddy, bro, dude or any other teenage slang or address me with YO.  I’m 3 times your age, I’m not your buddy and I’ve earned your respect if for no other reason I’ve lived so long. – You … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Working with Commercial Property

This week’s lesson video is an excerpt from a previous Commercial Property Boot Camp in Jacksonville. In this session, Ron and a student discuss the logistics of properties such as complying with city regulations, development plans, a breakdown of costs … Read more »

“How to Achieve Any Goal in 7 Steps” by Jay Conner

Of all the strategies I’ve developed, goal setting is one of the top three I owe my success to. There are countless books and articles about the importance of goal setting; however, a study from Harvard determined that only 3 … Read more »

“Baby Steps to Success” by Tony Pearl

In this article, we’re going to address something that holds a LOT of people back from having the success they desire & deserve. I’ll tell you what that is in a moment, but first, let me ask you a question… … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Calling Sellers

This week’s lesson video is an excerpt from one of Ron’s sessions at the recent Quick Start meeting in Phoenix. Ron talks about working with sellers who want to work with you, weeding out the time-wasters and touches base on … Read more »

“A Cybersecurity Breach at Equifax Left Pretty Much Everyone’s Financial Data Vulnerable” by Gillian B. White

On Thursday, Equifax, one of three major credit reporting agencies, revealed that highly sensitive personal and financial information for around 143 million U.S. consumers was compromised in a cybersecurity breach that began in late spring. There are only around 125 … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Ron Interviews Paul Ritter on the Equifax Breach

When it comes to major data hacks, the Equifax breach is about as bad as it gets! In this lesson, Ron and his guest, Paul Ritter, of My Credit Team / Screen The Tenant discuss the breach. They also talk … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Getting Rid of Guaranteed Debt

This week’s lesson video is an excerpt from our previous Quick Start Alumni meeting in Jacksonville. In this lesson, Ron stresses the importance of getting rid of guaranteed debt, how to do it, the risk of borrowing money and more!

“Team Shedlin Fighting Cancer with Hope, Faith & Courage” by Jennifer Shedlin

🎗💛🙏We have been overwhelmed with the outpouring of love, care and genuine concern for our family since the diagnosis of our sons cancer. Jacob, Jon, Taylor and I agreed to create a page so anyone who wants to follow Jacob’s … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Filling out Contracts

This week’s lesson video is an excerpt from our recent Implementation Power Days event here in Jacksonville. Ron walks students through how to fill out contracts, showing them first-hand the dos and dont’s, while answering their questions.

“How the Top 1 Percent of Entrepreneurs are Making a Killing on Airbnb” by Bennett O’Brien

The home sharing company, Airbnb, is currently disrupting the hospitality industry. In fact, despite only being founded in 2008, Airbnb now has 150 million users, 640,000 hosts, and a valuation of $31 billion. In just nine short years, this company … Read more »

Ron Interviews Paul Ritter of My Credit Team

Ron recently interviewed Paul Ritter of My Credit Team, covering topics relevant to the real estate investing business as well as the Equifax scandal everyone is up in arms about! Hear what else he has to say regarding tenant screening, … Read more »

“The Art of Prescreening” by Tony Pearl

In this article, we’re going to be discussing one of the essential skills you must possess if you’re going to be successful in this real estate (or any other) business.  When you master this skill, you’ll be MUCH more efficient … Read more »

“How I Built My Six Figure Plus Airbnb Empire…with No Cash, Credit or Properties” by Brian Page

I want you to close your eyes and imagine having a thriving, successful business, earning your first million dollars – only to lose it all. That happened to me. My name is Brian Page and I guess you can say … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Tips and Tricks For Campus Housing

This week’s lesson video is an excerpt from Dixie Decker’s session, “Huge Profits in Campus Housing” at the last Great American Real Estate Summit in Las Vegas. Dixie teaches students the tips and tricks all investors should know when it … Read more »

“545 People Are Responsible for the Mess, but They Unite in a Common Con” by Charley Reese

Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them. Have you ever wondered why, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, we have deficits? Have you ever wondered why, if … Read more »

“‘Zestimate’ Really an Estimate? Judge Dismisses Zillow Suit” by Gail MarksJarvis

A lawsuit aimed at stopping Zillow from estimating home values on the popular website has been dismissed by U.S. District Court Judge Amy St. Eve. The suit had claimed that Zillow acts like an appraiser because it lists what it … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Working with a Closing Attorney

This week’s lesson video is an excerpt from a session at the recent Quick Start Alumni meeting. Ron explains to his students why it’s important to have an attorney on your side, and the advantages of it, but also the … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – How to Generate Quality Leads

This week’s Lesson video is coming to you LIVE from Quick Start Alumni in Jacksonville. Ron discusses the three biggest problems investors face when searching for leads, and walks you through the solutions to land those quality leads.

“Fannie Mae Joins Freddie in Allowing Appraisal-Free Purchase Mortgages” by Kelsey Ramírez

Fannie Mae is now following suit in the appraisal-free arena by allowing property waiver inspections on some purchase loans. Last week, Freddie Mac extended its appraisal-free mortgage program to its purchase loans, announcing it will go into effect on September … Read more »

“A Comparison of Tax Lien Certificates and Tax Deed Investments” by Ted Thomas

It’s always a big question, would you be better off investing in tax lien certificates or tax deeds? That’s the question many of my students ask. I can’t make the decision for you – but I can give you a … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Buying Subject-To

In this week’s lesson video Ron discusses subject to deals, a highly requested topic. Ron goes in depth about what subject-to deals are, how they work, the advantages and disadvantages, and the difference between subject-to and wrap-around mortgages.

Weekly Lesson – Bus Tour from Quick Start DC

This week’s lesson video is from the Quick Start DC Bus Tour. Ron walks his students through a house, and shows them how to rehab to get the most out of your money. Going out into the field is the … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Which Entity Should You Use?

This week’s lesson video comes from Ron’s Business Management Boot Camp, where he teaches the business behind buying and selling houses. Ron guides you through the three entity options: S-Corporation, C-Corporation, and LLC, explaining how to set them up, and … Read more »

“Tools of the Trade for Tax Lien Certificates and Tax Deed Investments” by Ted Thomas

Tax Lien Certificates are the perfect investment vehicle for everyone that wants a low risk and the safety of investing with the government. Tax Lien Certificate and Tax deeds don’t require years of study, and a person can start with … Read more »

“So…What Do YOU Do For a Living?” by Tony Pearl

Those words can strike fear and paralysis in the hearts & minds of the tragically unprepared.  If you’re newly in business for yourself, or have just never really gotten your head properly wrapped around HOW you should respond to this … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Foreclosures

This week’s lesson video is an excerpt from Jay Conner’s session on foreclosures at the Great American Real Estate Summit in Las Vegas. Jay walks you through the foreclosure process, clearing up common misconceptions surrounding the process, and how to … Read more »

“Information Marketing – Strategy & Benefits” by Shane Hunter

Information marketing is the process of selling information that you own or have a license to use. You can get the maximum out of your information marketing efforts by making a strategy that helps you become a marketing specialist. Strategy: … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – How to Locate Your Property Information Sheets in DREAMS

This week’s lesson video is a step-by-step guide on how to navigate through DREAMS to locate your Property Information Sheets.

“Getting Started with Your Tax Lien Certificate and Tax Deed Investment Business” by Ted Thomas

Investing in tax lien certificates and tax deeds is a business that almost anyone can start. It doesn’t require any more than motivation, a small amount of money, and knowledge of how the system works. While I can’t help you … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Parade of Champions

This week’s lesson video comes to you LIVE from The Great American Real Estate Summit 2017 in Las Vegas! Watch students share their real estate investment stories and walk us through deals they’ve made. Way to go, everyone!

Weekly Lesson – Where the Big Money is in Single Family Homes

This week’s lesson video is a clip from one of Ron’s classes at the Daytona Summit, Where the Big Money is in Single Family Homes.  

Do You Really Want to Drink Embalming Fluid? By Barbara “BJ” Cockrell

I have so many family members and friends that drink embalming fluid and don’t have a clue where it is coming from and what it is doing to them. I once did too until I visited my holistic doctor to … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Live from Wholesaling – Locating Prospects

This week’s lesson video is filmed LIVE on location from Ron’s Wholesaling Houses event in Orlando. In this excerpt, he’s discussing locating prospects and the pros and cons of looking at listed properties versus un-listed. He makes offers every day … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Bus Tour from Quick Start in New Jersey

This week’s lesson video is from the bus tour in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Ron is explaining how to rehab homes to get the most from your dollar. He also runs into the next door neighbor Frank, who tells Ron … Read more »

The Only Good Business Decision

I was sitting in my office yesterday going over the results from the deal structuring sessions at our February Summit. After collecting all of the facts, I was shocked at the amazing results from such a small number of prospects. … Read more »

“The Carrot?Or the Stick? Which Do THEY Prefer?” Part 2 of 2 By Tony Pearl

In Part One of this article, we discussed YOU and why you do the things you do. Specifically, we talked about WHY people do or don’t do things for two primary reasons: To gain pleasure or to avoid pain. This is … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Time Management Skills

This week’s lesson video is an excerpt from a recent Business Management Boot Camp held in Jacksonville, FL. In this short excerpt, Ron discusses the importance of good time management skills particularly relating to wasting time with suspects.

“The Entrepreneurial Mindset Thrives on SMART Goals” by Pamela Britton

Every smart entrepreneur knows about the importance of goal setting. Sure, most of us set goals, but how many set goals smartly, using the SMART goal setting formula? By now, you’ve learned that without a carefully researched target – either … Read more »

“The Carrot?Or the Stick? Which Do YOU Prefer?” Part 1 of 2 By Tony Pearl

“The Carrot? Or the Stick? Which Do YOU Prefer?” Part 1 of 2, by Tony Pearl In this article, we’re going to discuss something vitally important that may very well help you understand a LOT about yourself and everyone around … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Deal Structuring with Ron

This week’s lesson video is a snippet from Ron’s Live Deal Structuring Workshop. We invited students to send in their property information sheets after they called the seller and completed all the information. Ron goes over 3 of them and … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Dallas Bus Tour with Ron

In this week’s lesson video, Ron’s on the bus tour with his students in Dallas, and they’re walking through an ugly house discussing needed repairs. Climb aboard the bus with Ron and see for yourself just how it’s done!   … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – How to add form fields to Web forms in DREAMS

In this lesson video, Nick walks you through the process of adding form fields to your web forms in your DREAMS website. This enables you to collect additional information if you’d like to and hosts in all in your site.

Weekly Lesson – LIVE at Lowe’s from Ron’s Rehabbing Boot Camp

In this lesson video, Ron and the students from Rehabbing Boot Camp boarded a Coach bus, traveled the local Jacksonville area to see some rehab properties and ended up at Lowe’s Home Improvement store for an awesome tour and some … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Selling Leads

Recorded LIVE at Multiple Income Strategies boot camp this week in Jacksonville is this excerpt on Selling Leads. If you’re currently generating leads with your marketing campaigns, you’re already half way to implementing this very lucrative strategy!  

“What is a Trust” by Lee Phillips

The basic concept of a trust is often mystified by the attorneys and those trying to sell them to a client.  I want to demystify it for you. Let’s go through the basics, just so we are all on the … Read more »

Important Announcements from Ron

Click to Register for: Multiple Income Strategies Rehabbing and Retailing Boot Camp Live Online Training: 5 Little-Known Income Streams Hidden within Your Current Real Estate Business 2017 Great American Real Estate Summer Summit in Las Vegas, NV – June 27th … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Renting vs. Lease Option

This week’s lesson video is about renting and lease option. In the detailed video, Ron explains the advantages of lease option and why it is more beneficial than renting.  

Weekly Lesson – Where the Big Money is in Single Family Homes Part 2

This week’s lesson video is a part two from one of Ron’s classes at the Summit, Where the Big Money is in Single Family Homes.

Weekly Lesson – Where the Big Money is in Single Family Homes

This week’s lesson video is a clip from one of Ron’s classes at the Summit, Where the Big Money is in Single Family Homes.

Weekly Lesson – Who To Mail Yellow Letter To

This week’s lesson video is about Yellow Letters. Ron explains the types of lists he has mailed his Yellow Letters to and why. Also, Ron discusses what list he thinks you should start with, and what types of responses to … Read more »

Special Announcement for Summit Registrants

This is an important reminder for all Summit registrants that Monday, January 9th, at 5PM ET will be the deadline for you to turn in your Property Information sheets. It is imperative you send in your completed Property Information sheets … Read more »

“Crucial – Develop Your Home-Based Business by Developing Yourself” by Demetrios Tzortzis

People who have successful home-based businesses are most likely already successful within themselves. If you are just launching a home-based business and haven’t ever taken the time to develop good qualities about your person, then your business will probably reflect … Read more »

“35 Common Sense Ingredients For Successful New Year Resolutions’” by Kim Simpson

There is no magic pill for making and keeping New Year resolutions. A wish written on the back of a cocktail napkin at the stroke of midnight on December 31 does not automatically come true. It takes hard work, sacrifice, … Read more »

“The Real Meaning of ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’” by Father Edward T. Dowling

I’m sure you have all heard the Christmas carol, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” with its haunting melody. The carol dates back to the 16th century and its precise author is unknown. It has generally been assumed to consist of … Read more »

“Tips Towards an Improved Curb Appeal” by Desare A Kohn-Laski

The saying that first impressions last is not only true to a particular perfume brand commercial. In fact, it applies to almost anything including your own house. When referring to the first impression created by your house as it affects … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Example of a Gold Club Q&A call

Weekly Lesson – House Visit from Bus Tour in QSRES Houston pt. 2

This video is part 2 from the Bus Trip from Quick Start Real Estate School in Houston. Watch as Ron and his students review the steps and procedures of what you should be observing and considering when touring a house.

“The Words We Use” by Tony Pearl

STOP what you’re doing and read this. I promise that it’s worth it.     You have more power in you than you know. Right now, you have the ability to change someone’s life, starting with your own. And starting … Read more »

“6 Fun Financial Facts About Thanksgiving ” by John Kiernan

Americans have celebrated Thanksgiving on the last Thursday in November every year since 1863, but how much do we really know about this fall tradition? Sure, you’re likely aware that the holiday’s roots can be traced back to a shared … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – House Visit from Bus Tour in QSRES Houston

This video is from the Bus Trip from Quick Start Real Estate School in Houston. Watch as Ron and his students review the steps and procedures of what you should be observing and considering when touring a house.

Weekly Lesson – Buyers Delight with Joel Sangerman

Watch as Joel Sangerman talks about what what it takes to find sellers. Joel explains inner and outer game, and most importantly, how your character and competence will gain the trust of the seller. It takes both what you learn … Read more »

“Turn Quitting Habits into Winning Habits ” by MaryEllen Tribby

“If you quit ONCE it becomes a habit. Never quit!!!” ~ Michael Jordan When you joined Working Moms Only, you may not have realized it, but you entered the special part of the universe I call, “The No Excuse Zone!” … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Lease Option vs. Owner Financing

This week’s lesson video is about owner financing vs. lease option. Ron explains the definition of each and when to use them. He has also made it simple and clear to understand, as he discusses the pro’s and con’s of … Read more »

“Why Invest in Student Housing?” by Dixie Decker

The simple answer is, we get 2 to 3 times the average single family rental rate coming in secured each and every month by multiple tenants and their parents! We like to think it chose us, but basically when we … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – The Bus Trip From Quick Start Real Estate School in Houston.

This week’s lesson video is from Quick Start Real Estate School in Houston! At every Quick Start, Ron and his students hop on a 50 passenger bus and travel into the real world where they visit several ugly houses. Ron … Read more »

“It’s OK to be Lazy” by Jennifer Shedlin

Now, when I say “lazy”, I mean you really can work less and make more money. I know it seems like an oxymoron, but it’s true, and I’ll tell you how. In today’s world you can get inexpensive help to … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – What is Subject To?

This week’s lesson video is from Quick Start Real Estate School in Houston! Watch this video to hear Ron’s definition and explanation of what subject to means.

“How to Turn Failure Into Success” by Alton Jones

I wouldn’t be where I am today if it weren’t for one thing: education. Far too many people jump into this business feet first without any information, looking to make millions of dollars without lifting a finger. They want to … Read more »

“Delegation Nation, Anything You Can Do, They Can Do Better” an excerpt from Ron’s soon to be released book

I’ve mentioned “delegation” as well as “outsourcing” already. They might seem like the same thing, but there’s actually a big difference between the two. Delegation means you’re assigning tasks to people who work for you or with you, such as … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Bob Leonnetti discussing note buying live on stage from Ron LeGrand’s Paper Power Boot Camp

This week’s lesson video is from a recent Paper Power Boot Camp in Jacksonville, Florida.

“Quitters Never Win! Math Will Never Fail You!” by Ron LeGrand

Our business of buying houses has never been easier and more automated than it is today. The bank REOs are delivered to us daily in our in-boxes with all the info needed to make an offer, including photos. The FSBOs … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Ron’s Live Simulcast

This week’s lesson video is a clip from a recent Live Simulcast. If you didn’t get a chance to attend, it’s not too late to sign up for the next Quick Start Real Estate School! Register here!

“Using the Rule of Five” by Jay Conner

When Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen were working to get “Chicken Soup for the Soul” published, they had a very particular goal in mind: getting on The New York Times’ best-seller list. They didn’t know how to do it, … Read more »

“3 Things to Market for in Multifamily Investing” by Lance Edwards

The most important part of multifamily investing is finding the deals. The person who controls the deals holds the “keys to the kingdom”. Every business has two core elements: marketing and innovation. With apartments, you are always marketing for three … Read more »

“Home Energy Upgrades” by Chris Johnson

Here’s a riddle, but it’s not a fun one. What’s the quickest way to turn a profitable multi-unit building into a money-loser? Answer: Huge utility bills! Fortunately, it doesn’t need to be that way once you know about one of … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Information and Internet Marketing Boot Camp

This week’s lesson video is from a recent Information and Internet Marketing Boot Camp. Watch as Brian and Francis discuss marketing houses online using tools such as YouTube, as well as tips and tricks for search engine optimization.

Weekly Lesson – Information and Internet Marketing Boot Camp

This week’s lesson video is from a recent Information and Internet Marketing Boot Camp. Watch as Ron discusses the importance of lists, generating leads to go in your funnel, and how easy it is for the Interactive Voice Response System … Read more »

“Love and Logic Equals GREAT Marketing” By MaryEllen Tribby

Every good marketer I know loves marketing. They read as much as they can about it. They understand the elements that make up a good marketing campaign and are thinking of ways to make each campaign better. However, every great … Read more »

“How to Screen Tenant/Buyers for Lease/Options” by Paul Ritter

Unbelievably, many tenant buyers do not know what is required to complete a successful mortgage transaction. They do not know they need to be able to prove they can afford the house and show they are credit worthy. Therefore, if … Read more »

Weekly Lesson – Dealing with Third Party Administrators

Check out Ron’s Article below that goes along with this lesson video! Ron’s Opinion on How to Handle Your IRA’s Third Party Administrator and Eliminate the Grief  

Ron’s Opinion on How to Handle Your IRA’s Third Party Administrator and Eliminate the Grief

IRA Third Party Administrators (TPA) have forms and things they must do to comply with IRS regulations however some TPA’s take this process to the extreme and consequently make life miserable for their clients. Lately one such company literally made … Read more »

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