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Learn from the best and brightest in the real estate investment space: Who they are, what they do, and a little of their secret sauce.

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Profiles

Learn from the best and brightest in the real estate investment space: Who they are, what they do, and a little of their secret sauce.

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RentFax™

RentFax™

| Think Realty | Article | Profiles, Topics
What is RentFax™? RentFax lightens the burden of rental property research, helping you make faster, better, more profitable, and more confident decisions about investment property. Simple, flexible, and cost-effective, RentFax combines high quality real-time data, predictive analytics, and insightful reports to assist real estate investors, lenders, property managers, and others ...
Real Estate, Not Rocket Science

Real Estate, Not Rocket Science

Hall and Fuller believe that successful investing hinges on consistency. Part of that “clockwork” relies on all parties in a transaction being clear about a couple key definitions. Turnkey Rental: a real estate investment purchased rent-ready, often with a tenant already in place and paying rent. Cash-Flowing Property: a property that is ...
Think Realty Resident Expert: Sonia Booker, The Wealth Builder

Think Realty Resident Expert: Sonia Booker, The Wealth Builder

Think Realty is highlighting our dynamic lineup of Think Realty Resident Experts: real estate pros who’ve experienced the ups and downs of the REI industry. Whether you're buying your first property or expanding your established portfolio, you can rely on our Think Realty Resident Experts to give you the insight ...
Leveling the Playing Field Through Technology and Real Estate

Leveling the Playing Field Through Technology and Real Estate

When Brew Johnson and Brett Crosby, co-founders of PeerStreet Lending, first joined forces, the old friends never once thought about their private lending project on a small scale. Nor do they think on a small scale today. “We have created a technology platform to empower lenders to make loans to ...
Case Study: Why Flippers Make the Move to Self-Storage

Case Study: Why Flippers Make the Move to Self-Storage

For many investors who have spent the majority of their real estate careers fixing and flipping single-family residential properties, the idea of expanding their portfolio into a large commercial investment, such as a self-storage facility, can be both attractive and intimidating. Think Realty Magazine sat down with Scott Meyers, owner ...
The Combat Guide to Real Estate

The Combat Guide to Real Estate

Seth Wilson knows that the devil is in the details, whether you are a real estate investor or a U.S. Air Force pilot. “It might not seem like the two connect at first,” admitted the Air National Guard pilot, owner of Sierra Whiskey Properties (SWP) and a recently-published author. He ...
Beautifully Engaged: Public Art and Private Property

Beautifully Engaged: Public Art and Private Property

What do you do when you purchase an investment property with a nasty reputation in a great location? If you’re Monick Halm, managing partner of Vineyard Investment Partners, you give it a literal makeover and, just as in any other makeover, the “face” plays a huge role in the process ...
Q&A with Shannon White: Showing Up at the Table Can Change Your Life

Q&A with Shannon White: Showing Up at the Table Can Change Your Life

When Shannon White, an Atlanta-area wholesaler, flipper, and founder of the popular local Facebook group, “Ladies in High Heels Wholesale Houses 2,” first got started in real estate, it was for a very simple reason. “I needed more money coming in!” she said honestly. “At the time, I had a ...
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

I know a lot about what’s in a name because I inherited a well-known, well-respected one. My father, motivational icon Zig Ziglar, went to great lengths to protect his reputation and his name. I am a very grateful, direct beneficiary of his efforts and I work every day to keep ...
When One and One Equal Four

When One and One Equal Four

City Link Real Estate Solutions almost never existed at all. Fortunately for hundreds of North Carolina homeowners and investors, Tyler Weitz, one of the company’s two co-founders, understands the value of perseverance. Add to that equation that the other co-founder, Keith Murray, has a passion for scaling upward so that, ...
Think Realty Resident Expert: Abhi Golhar, The Connector

Think Realty Resident Expert: Abhi Golhar, The Connector

Think Realty is highlighting our dynamic lineup of Think Realty Resident Experts: real estate pros who’ve experienced the ups and downs of the REI industry. Whether you're buying your first property or expanding your established portfolio, you can rely on our Think Realty Resident Experts to give you the insight ...
Breaking Down the Deal-Breakers

Breaking Down the Deal-Breakers

| Think Realty | Article | Profiles
When real estate investors get started in the business, they often are hindered in their trek toward success by preconceived notions about the “right” kinds of deals and markets. Think Realty sat down with John Tesh, a former commercial photographer who has found he has an “eye” for real estate ...
7 Steps to Podcast Promotions

7 Steps to Podcast Promotions

| Donna Behrens | Article | Profiles
Kathy Fettke has been podcasting for the last 13 years and was on the air long before that on radio and television. She knows exactly what it takes to start a successful podcast and, this month, shares it with Think Realty readers. Donna Behrens: What got you into podcasting? Kathy ...
Regional Spotlight: Birmingham, Alabama

Regional Spotlight: Birmingham, Alabama

| Ryan VanSickle | Article | Profiles
Birmingham, Alabama has been known as “The Magic City” for over a century. Today, one of the most “magical” things about the city for real estate investors is the high volume of unique opportunities that the metro area and surrounding region represent. Home to the most institutional investment money in ...
Flipping Out in the Tar Heel State

Flipping Out in the Tar Heel State

| Joel Cone | Article | Profiles
North Carolina sports fans had to be flipping out after their University of North Carolina Tar Heels won the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship during this year’s March Madness. This is the team’s sixth national championship, and with this win they became only the fourth team in N.C.A.A. history to come ...
Panel in Print: “Eyes on Opportunity”

Panel in Print: “Eyes on Opportunity”

| Think Realty | Article | Profiles
Perhaps the biggest factor in your success as a real estate investor will be your ability to spot opportunities in real estate and then leverage those opportunities effectively. Think Realty’s Resident Experts, Eddie Wilson (The Deal-Maker), Sonia Booker (The Wealth Builder), Tameka Bryant (The Closer), and Abhi Golhar (The Connector) ...
3 Think Realty Resident Experts Attending Baltimore Conference

3 Think Realty Resident Experts Attending Baltimore Conference

Three of Think Realty’s Resident Experts will attend the Think Realty National Conference & Expo in Baltimore, Maryland, on June 24, 2017. Sonia Booker (“The Wealth Builder”), Abhi Golhar (“The Connector”), and Eddie Wilson (“The Deal Maker” and president of Think Realty parent company, Affinity Worldwide) will be in attendance ...
Investor Spotlight: Keith and Shannon French

Investor Spotlight: Keith and Shannon French

When things get tough in Baltimore real estate, Keith and Shannon French, co-founders and -owners of BuyBaltimoreProperties.com, don’t even slow down. The Frenches, who have been in operation in the Baltimore area since 2005, offer sellers in any temperature market the opportunity to sell their homes at and sometimes above ...
Access to Opportunity

Access to Opportunity

| Think Realty | Article | Profiles
From canonical poets and renowned geniuses to modern-day millionaires, there are few success stories in history who fail to acknowledge the massive, intrinsic value of expert guidance on the way to success. Ralph Waldo Emerson said of the concept of mentoring, “Our chief want in life is somebody who will ...
One-to-One with Tameka Bryant

One-to-One with Tameka Bryant

| James Hart | Article | Profiles
Tameka Bryant, a national expert on real estate, is building what could be a game-changing resource for real estate investors. Her new business, Think Realty Real Estate Services, is a national brokerage designed with investors in mind. “Although we do traditional real estate sales also, our agents are provided with training ...
One-to-One With Daren Blomquist of ATTOM

One-to-One With Daren Blomquist of ATTOM

| Robert Springer | Article | Profiles
Daren Blomquist is senior vice president of communications at ATTOM Data Solutions (formerly RealtyTrac). He is also in charge of ATTOM Media, which produces real estate reports prepared by the company’s extensive data-gathering and analysis team. ATTOM Data provides foreclosure reports (RealtyTrac), neighborhood and city data (Homefacts) and home due ...
One-to-One With Bryan Ellis

One-to-One With Bryan Ellis

| Think Realty | Article | Profiles
Think Realty sat down with Bryan Ellis, the founder of Self Directed Investor (SDI) Society, to discuss this burgeoning trend of the automated trading system. How would you like to put a nice chunk of money into your retirement account, press the “easy” button, and then just wait for your ...
Pam Goodwin, Joins Women to Watch Think Realty Dallas Expo 2017 Panel

Pam Goodwin, Joins Women to Watch Think Realty Dallas Expo 2017 Panel

Woman: Pam Goodwin Company: Goodwin Commercial Place in the Industry: Eleven years ago, Pam Goodwin made the leap out of “corporate America,” where she had been a very successful commercial interior designer and, subsequently, commercial developer for Brinker International. The group that owns, among other restaurant behemoths, Chili’s. She maintained ...
One-on-One with Pam Goodwin: A Think Realty “Woman to Watch in 2017”   Owner of Goodwin Commercial

One-on-One with Pam Goodwin: A Think Realty “Woman to Watch in 2017” Owner of Goodwin Commercial

Pam Goodwin will serve as a panelist on Think Realty’s 2017 “Women to Watch in Real Estate” panel at the Think Realty Dallas Expo on April 29, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. Pam Goodwin is the founder and owner of Goodwin Commercial, a boutique commercial real estate and consulting firm specializing ...
Think Realty Partner, Sonia Booker, Celebrates National Women’s Month and a Feature in O, Magazine

Think Realty Partner, Sonia Booker, Celebrates National Women’s Month and a Feature in O, Magazine

Sonia Booker, an Atlanta, Georgia, real estate investor, held a “historic celebration” at the Sewell Appliance and Showroom in Sandy Springs, Georgia, on March 18, 2017, to celebrate national Women’s Month. Booker, who was recently featured in O, Magazine as one of the publication’s “Leading Women in Business,” honored a ...