The MLS Search & Analysis Show

Episodes 201-300

If you're just getting started in real estate investing in the Cleveland area during the day and age of Covid you may have some questions on how Covid is going to effect your real estate investments. In the 300th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is running the numbers on investment property for a real estate investor named Dave. Dave wants to buy duplexes in Cleveland but he has some concerns about starting a rental property portfolio right now due to Covid's effects on the Cleveland real estate market.

 

 

 

In the 299th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is giving out of state investors an incredibly detailed background analysis on a Cleveland area fourplex that he's sold several times over the years. The due diligence provided on this four unit apartment building in this show is unlike anything seen anywhere else in the world. James goes over 20 years of history on this quad in order to provide his out of state investor clients the most information possible when they are making their buying decision.

 

 

 

Turnkey real estate investing is a very popular real estate investment strategy. This real estate investment strategy is particularly popular with real estate investors who live in expensive real estate markets. Oftentimes turnkey real estate investors find themselves on opposite sides of the motivation spectrum with their turnkey providers as every dollar a real estate investor saves on acquisition is a dollar that the turnkey company loses. In the 298th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with an out of state investor to show him an alternative real estate investing method to traditional turnkey real estate investing. With this alternative rental property investment method the out of state investor is able to buy rental properties off of the local MLS from tired landlords and distressed sellers. The real estate investor is then able to utilize Holton-Wise as their boots on the ground team for full service property management, maintenance, insurance, title work, lending and more. Because of this alternative method to turnkey real estate out of state investors are able to buy turnkey properties for much less than $100,000 oftentimes getting a much better deal than they would have if they bought from a turnkey company. Is this the end of turnkey investing as you know it?

 

 

 

If you live in an area like California or New York you've probably realized that the return on investment on rental properties near you is very low. Often rental properties in these real estate market cash flow very little or don't cash flow at all. As such, you may have started researching the term turnkey real estate investing. If you have been turned off by some of what you see in the turnkey real estate investment space you'll want to watch the 297th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show as James Wise is working with an out of state investor to help him get his rental portfolio started out of state using a turnkey alternative.

 

 

 

Where is the best market for cash flow? What do you do if you don't live near a market with the best cash flow? Can real estate investors invest in cash flow real estate markets even if they don't live in them? These questions and more are what we are talking about in the 296th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. During the show James is helping an out of state real estate investor invest in Cleveland, Ohio real estate. The Cleveland, Ohio real estate market is one of the best cash flow markets for real estate investing. With Holton-Wise real estate investors from all over the world are able to have a full service boots on the ground team of real estate professionals when they are building their Cleveland real estate rental property portfolios.

 

 

 

If you want to save money do this real estate investment strategy instead of turnkey real estate. Turnkey real estate investing is a very popular real estate investment strategy. This real estate investment strategy is particularly popular with real estate investors who live in expensive real estate markets. Oftentimes turnkey real estate investors find themselves on opposite sides of the motivation spectrum with their turnkey providers as every dollar a real estate investor saves on acquisition is a dollar that the turnkey company loses. In the 295th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a couple out of state investors to show them rental properties right on the local MLS. This alternative real estate investing method to traditional turnkey real estate investing is a money maker. With this alternative rental property investment method the out of state investors are able to buy rental properties off of the local MLS from tired landlords and distressed sellers. The real estate investors are then able to utilize Holton-Wise as their boots on the ground team for full service property management, maintenance, insurance, title work, lending and more. Because of this alternative method to turnkey real estate out of state investors are able to buy rental properties with the full set of turnkey services without having to pay the typical premium that traditional turnkey companies sell their investment properties for.

 

 

 

Caution buyer beware when buying real estate in new markets. Out of state investors face a lot of additional risks when the properties they are buying are located 1,000's of miles away from their homes. In the 294th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is doing due diligence on an 8 unit apartment building in Cleveland, Ohio for a couple investors located in Texas. James explains just how dangerous this investment is given the out of state investors current business model.

 

 

 

In the 293rd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show a real estate investor from Boise, Idaho named Jason is working with James Wise to build a rental property portfolio in the Cleveland, Ohio real estate market. Jason has partnered with Holton-Wise to be his boots on the ground as he begins his long distance real estate investing in Cleveland. Jason is investing in Cleveland because Boise, Idaho real estate doesn't meet his cash flow goals. Jason believes you should live where you want and invest where the numbers make sense. The numbers on rental properties in Boise just don't work for Jason. The cash flow in Boise is too low when compared to other real estate markets like Cleveland.

 

 

 

If you clicked on this video because you are ready to get started in real estate investing you're in the right place. Here on the 292nd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping a new real estate investor from Boise, Idaho named Jason. Jason is looking to start a real estate portfolio and he wants to buy his rental properties in out of state in the Cleveland, Ohio real estate market because he can get a higher return on investment in Cleveland than he can in Boise.

 

 

 

In the 291st episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is going over a portfolio of apartment buildings for an out of state investor named Garret. Garret has a $1 Million budget and he would like to passively invest in apartment buildings with a minimum of 5 residential units in a c class or better neighborhood.

 

 

 

In the 290th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping an out of state investor named Garret buy an apartment building in the Cleveland, Ohio market. Garret has $1 Million to work with and he's looking for an apartment building that has at least 5 units and is in a C Class neighborhood or better. James breaks down the numbers on a 6 unit apartment building that may be just what Garret is looking for.

 

 

 

Real estate investing requires due diligence. Due diligence is especially important if a real estate investor is looking to acquire multi family property in a new real estate market. At Holton-Wise we specialize in working with out of state investors to start, build or grow their long distance real estate portfolios. In the 289th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is doing an analysis on a 13 unit apartment building for an out of state investor named Garret. Garret has a budget of $1 Million and he would like to buy an apartment building in the Cleveland, Ohio market. 

 

 

 

James Wise is working with a new real estate investor named Michelle to buy a 4-plex in the 288th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. The fourplex aka as 4plex, 4 plex, 4-plex, quad, 4 unit is James Wise's absolute favorite type of investment property as you can get the very best financing terms while maximizing your rental income.

 

 

 

It's time to maximize your Section 8 profits. If you a real estate investor who wants to know how to make the most money with section 8 you need to stay tuned to episode 287 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show as James Wise is showing an out of state investor named Alex how he can maximize his profits with the Section 8 voucher program.

 

 

 

Are you a real estate investor who wants to know how to make the most money with section 8? If so, stay tuned to episode 286 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show as James Wise is showing an out of state investor named Alex how he can earn the most money possible using the section 8 voucher program with all of his rental properties.

 

 

 

They have many names. 4 plex, 4-plex, 4 unit, fourplex, Quads etc...However you slice it the 4 plex investment property is the preferred rental property investment of HoltonWise CEO James Wise due to the financing available. In the 285th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping an out of state investor run due diligence on a low income 4 plex in one of Cleveland, Ohio's up & coming D-Class neighborhoods.

 

 

 

James Wise is helping Steve & Natalie buy a fourplex in the 284th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. The fourplex aka as 4plex, 4 plex, 4-plex, quad, 4 unit is James' preferred investment property as you can get the very best financing terms while maximizing your rental income.

 

 

 

This type of investment property has many names....Triplex, 3-Plex, 3 Plex, 3 Unit, 3 Unit Apartment Building, Triple, Three plex etc...In the 283rd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is running the numbers on a triplex for out of state investors, Steve & Natalie. James breaks down the line by line estimated return on investment for Steve & Natalie so they can determine if buying a triplex out of state is right for their rental property portfolio.

 

 

 

In the 282nd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise working with out of state investors Jerry & Lisa. Jerry & Lisa are looking to use a 1031 exchange to build a large out of state rental property portfolio in the Cleveland, Ohio market. James presents them with an in depth analysis on a duplex that comes with a much higher return on investment than similar properties in their home market of California.

 

 

 

In the 281st episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise working with out of state investors Jerry & Lisa. Jerry & Lisa are looking to build a large out of state rental property portfolio in the Cleveland, Ohio market. James presents them with an in depth analysis on an undervalued duplex with a high return on investment.

 

 

 

What is your favorite type of investment property? A single family rental property? A duplex? A triplex? A fourplex? A large apartment building? A commercial building with a NNN lease? James Wise's favorite type of real estate investment is hands down the 4 plex. Fourplex, 4-Plex, 4 Plex, 4 Unit however you want to refer to it, the 4 unit apartment building is the best type of real estate investment. The 4 plex combines commercial quality rents with residential quality financing. In the 280th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping an out of state investor from Georgia named Jeff buy a fourplex in a highly desirable neighborhood in the cheap Cleveland, Ohio market. 

 

 

 

Buying distressed properties is a great way to get your properties at a discount. Getting a property for below it's fair market value often requires the seller to be in a distressed situation. Water damage in a house in one of the worst things a seller can deal with. It makes the property almost unfinanceable which greatly reduces the buyer pool. For all of these reasons James Wise is showing an out of state investor named Andy the numbers on a side by side duplex with water damage in episode 279 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show.

 

 

 

If you want to flip houses in another state you need to watch episode 278 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. James Wise gives a raw, real & uncensored look at how out of state house flipping works in the real world to a Pharmacist from Oregon named Andy. During the show James breaks down the realistic target purchase price, renovation scope of work, & the targeted after repair value (ARV) that allows Andy to make a realistic profit while remaining completely passive in the investment.

 

 

 

Have you considered buying rental property? Have you considered buying low income rental property? Do you know what the best kind of low income rental property is? They have many names. 4 plex, 4-plex, 4 unit, fourplex, Quads etc...However you slice it the best low income rental property is one that has 4 residential apartments in it. This type of rental property is the preferred rental property investment of HoltonWise CEO James Wise due to the financing available. In the 277th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping an out of state investor run due diligence on a low income 4 plex in one of Cleveland, Ohio's up & coming D-Class neighborhoods.

 

 

 

If you are a new real estate investor you may be asking yourself the following question, do you have to be rich to invest in real estate? No you do not have to be rich to invest in real estate. In the 276th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a blue collar real estate investor named Elvis to help him become a millionaire through real estate investing.

 

 

 

How do you buy a triplex out of state? In the 275th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows an out of state investor named Carlo how he can buy a low cost triplex in the Cleveland, Ohio market. Out of state investors typically go to markets like Cleveland to achieve higher cash flow with a cheaper acquisition cost.

 

 

 

Fourplex, 4-Plex, 4 Plex, 4 Unit however you want to refer to it, the 4 unit apartment building is the best type of real estate investment. The 4 plex combines commercial quality rents with residential quality financing. In the 274th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping out of state investors Jerry & Lisa identify $400,000 worth of rental real estate for their 1031 exchange. James has identified a fourplex in a highly desirable neighborhood just west of Cleveland, Ohio that he thinks will make the perfect addition to their rental property portfolio. 

 

 

 

The 1031 exchange is one of the many tools real estate investors can utilize in their real estate investing career. The 1031 exchange allows real estate investors to defer recognition of capital gains taxes when they exchange sold properties for other real estate investments. This is a great way to climb the property ladder. In the 273rd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping out of state investors Jerry & Lisa identify $400,000 worth of rental real estate for their 1031 exchange. James has identified a fully renovated triplex in a highly desirable neighborhood just east of Cleveland, Ohio that he thinks will make the perfect addition to their rental property portfolio. 

 

 

 

QUADS QUADS QUADS QUADS! We love QUADS (aka fourplex) here at Holton-Wise. In the 272nd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping out of state investors Jerry & Lisa identify $400,000 worth of rental real estate for their 1031 exchange. James has identified a quad in a highly desirable neighborhood just west of Cleveland, Ohio that he thinks will make the perfect addition to their rental property portfolio. 

 

 

 

Have you considered out of state real estate investing? Being an out of state real estate investor can be very lucrative if done right. However, being an out of state real estate investor can be very risky if done incorrectly. In the 271st episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a couple out of state investors named Roushel & Tarek. James is helping Roushel & Tarek purchase a fully occupied duplex in a C-Class Cleveland neighborhood.

 

 

 

Would you like to buy rental real estate but live in an area where the prices are too high? Are you considering investing in out of state rental properties but don't know how you would manage tenants living in another state? Long distance real estate investing can be safe & passive. In the 270th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows an out of state real state investor how he can put his rental property business on autopilot. 

 

 

 

You may have heard that investors need to find an investor friendly real estate agent. That's great advice but what they don't tell you is that most real estate agents have no idea how to work with real estate investors. The majority of real estate agents work with traditional buyers and sellers. In episode 269 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with two gas & oil investors to pull of a BRRRR deal by taking advantage of the fact that most realtors don't know how to properly sell rental property.

 

 

 

Have you ever thought about adding a warehouse to your rental property portfolio? Most real estate investors think about renting single family homes, duplexes, triplexes and quads but what about renting out warehouses? In the 268th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing two international real estate investors how they can purchase a duplex and a warehouse at the same time.

 

 

 

Can you invest in real estate without any money? Can you invest in real estate without using your own money? Can you flip houses using other people's money? How can someone without a lot of money get started in real estate? If you have any of these questions stay tuned to the 267th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show as James Wise is showing an out of state real estate investor a clear & practical way that he can start investing in real estate with only $15,000.

 

 

 

Jeff is a career military man who is tired of getting shot at every time he collects a paycheck. In the 266th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows Jeff how he can diversify his income through real estate investing even though he's stationed overseas.

 

 

 

As a real estate investor running the numbers on investment property is one of the most important aspects of your rental property business. In the 265th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is running the numbers on an 8 unit apartment building for a real estate investor named Ben. Ben needs to spend $1.1 Million as part of a 1031 exchange and he'd like to get the biggest bang for his buck.

 

 

 

The bigger the investment the bigger the risk right? As a real estate investor running the numbers on investment property is one of the most important aspects of your rental property business. In the 264th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is running the numbers on an 35 unit apartment building for an out of state real estate investor named Ben. Ben needs to spend $1.1 Million as part of a 1031 exchange and he'd like to get the biggest bang for his buck so he's narrowed in on the Cleveland, Ohio real estate market.

 

 

 

When you buy rental properties you've got to run the numbers. This is one of the most important steps in the due diligence process. If you've only ever invested in single family rentals or small multi family rentals you may be nervous to take the jump towards buying your first apartment building. After all, the bigger the rental property the bigger the numbers. Not to worry. When you finally make the leap towards apartment buildings Holton-Wise has real estate investors like you covered. In the 263rd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is running the numbers on a 13 unit apartment building for an out of state real estate investor named Ben. Ben is from the New England area and he is looking to spend $1.1 Million in the turnkey markets as he is in the middle of a 1031 exchange. 

 

 

 

Can real estate make you rich? Yes, but it doesn't happen overnight. In the 262nd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows an out of state investor named Elvis how he has changed his life through real estate investing and how he can help Elvis do the same the REAL WAY. This video is not for those looking for fluff or a get rich quick scheme. This video lays out real actionable steps someone can take to change their life through real estate investing.

 

 

 

Buy Renovate Rent Refinance Repeat is commonly called the BRRRR Strategy. This real estate investment strategy involves buying undervalued distressed real estate and renovating it for less than it's eventual after repair value (ARV) In the 261st episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing an out of state real estate investor how Holton-Wise can do 100% of the BRRRR Strategy for him remotely.

 

 

 

The Buy Renovate Rent Refinance Repeat Strategy (BRRRR Strategy) has made a lot of investors very wealthy. But, what if you don't have enough money to pull off a Buy Renovate Rent Refinance Repeat Deal? (BRRRR Deal) In the 260th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a new real estate investor named Drew. Drew would like to utilize the Buy Renovate Rent Refinance Repeat Strategy (BRRRR Strategy) but he has a very limited amount of cash on hand. James provides Drew with some alternate strategies such as the Delayed Buy Renovate Rent Refinance Repeat Strategy (Delayed BRRRR Strategy) on a distressed rental property that's being rented by an existing below market rate tenant.

 

 

 

Do you have to be rich to invest in rental property? Is investing in real estate only for the wealthy? Of course not! In the 259th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show self made millionaire James Wise is showing a warehouse worker from New York how he can create wealth through real estate investing.

 

 

 

Building a portfolio of long distance rental properties doesn't have to be difficult. At Holton-Wise we provide real estate investors with a turnkey real estate services including education, buyer agency, property management, construction, maintenance, repairs, insurance and much more. In the 258th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a couple of long distance investors who saw a turnkey duplex in Euclid, Ohio that they are very interested in.

 

 

 

Investing in turnkey real estate is very popular with real estate investors who live in expensive locations like California & New York. However if you aren't careful buying turnkey rentals could be a huge rip off. In the 257th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise prevents an out of state real estate investor from losing over $20,000 buying an overpriced turnkey rental property from a new turnkey real estate company operating in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

 

 

In real estate you make the most money on a deal when you buy it right. As real estate investors we are programmed to buy distressed real estate & create value by renovating it. However, there are other ways to buy real estate at a discount besides properties that need extensive repairs. Sometimes there are deed issues, zoning issues or tenant issues. In the 256th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with an out of state investor to get him into a duplex at a discount due to potential financing issues with he property deed.

 

 

 

Do you live somewhere like California or New York where the real estate is too expensive for you to flip houses? Do you want to flip cheap houses? In the 255th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows an out of state investor where the cheapest houses in the world are along with how the Holton-Wise team can help him flip them for a quick profit.

 

 

 

Do you want to build a rental real estate portfolio but find the real estate prices in your area to be too expensive? You are in luck. In the 254th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing an investor named Sheki how he can utilize Holton-Wise's turnkey real estate products & services to buy rental real estate in another state. Sheki lives in ultra expensive California & he will be able to invest in long distance rentals in a 100% passive manner using Holton-Wise's turnkey investment products & services to source, finance, buy, renovate, insure, manage & sell his out of state real estate portfolio.

 

 

 

Do you want to invest in rental real estate but find the real estate prices in your area to be too expensive? You are in luck. In the 253rd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing an investor named Kevin how he can utilize Holton-Wise's turnkey real estate products & services to buy rental real estate out of state. Kevin's real estate investment will be 100% passive with Holton-Wise handling all the tenants, toilets & trouble.

 

 

 

Should you flip houses or become a landlord? When you are investing in real estate you can flip the house to sell. Or you can flip the house to rent utilizing the BRRRR Strategy (Buy Renovate Rent Refinance Repeat). In the 252nd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping an out of state investor pull of a long distance low income BRRRR deal utilizing the Holton-Wise turnkey renovation process.

 

 

 

You can invest in real estate from anywhere in the world. In the 251st episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a long distance real estate investor named Chris. Chris recently gave James an adjustment to his investment strategy and he would like James to find him a multi family property based on this new investment criteria.

 

 

 

Investing in real estate isn't always pretty. As investors we can make the most money off of houses that are in some level of distress. One thing in particular that seems to scare a lot of unsophisticated buyers is clutter. In the 250th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a real estate investors Mike & Linda. James has found Mike & Linda an occupied rental property. However this rental property is a mess. The tenants have filled the house with clutter and junk. Is this a red flag? Or is this clutter actually a good sign for real estate investors?

 

 

 

Are you looking for advice on how to build an out of state rental property portfolio? Long distance real estate investing can be tough but Holton-Wise helps make it as easy as possible. In the 249th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping an out of state real estate investor named Scott expand his long distance rental property portfolio.

 

 

 

Can you invest in real estate without a job? Is it better to flip houses or do buy renovate rent refinance (BRRRR) deals? In the 248th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with an investor named Ed who wants to get into house flipping or BRRRR deals. The thing is, Ed recently lost his job so he has no W2'd income coming in right now and has to rely solely on a limited amount of savings. James sets Ed up on an investment plan that will work for him and his current financial situation. In addition, James provides Ed with a tenant occupied fix and flip that Ed can do right now using Holton-Wise's turnkey renovation & property management services.

 

 

 

Foreign real estate investment in US real estate is a very big business due to the global economy and advancements in media & technology. Are you a foreign investor looking to get into the US real estate market? If so, the 247th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show is for you. James Wise is working with a real estate investor named Stu. Stu is from the UK and he's looking to try his hand at US real estate investment from overseas. James breaks down a potential house flip for Stu. Best of all James lays out a plan that allows for Stu to complete this house flip remotely using Holton-Wise's turnkey house flipping services.

 

 

 

So you want to flip Cleveland houses in another state? You're in luck! In the 246th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows a pair of out of state real estate investors named Chaz & Michelle how to flip houses out of state using Holton-Wise's turnkey renovation services. During the show James shows them a distressed single family house that he found for them based on their investment criteria. James breaks down the target purchase price, renovation scope of work, & the targeted after repair value (ARV) that allows Chaz & Michelle to hit their out of state house flipping goals.

 

 

 

Financing is one of the most attractive reasons to invest in real estate. You are unable to obtain financing like this in any other business. However, a good deal that is financed with a bad mortgage can easily become a bad deal. In the 245th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows a new real estate investor a plan of action to get herself setup with the appropriate financing to begin her real estate portfolio. James discusses the differences between hard money lenders, private lenders, seller financing and much more.

 

 

 

Do you want to know how to buy more rental properties with the same money? In the 244th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows a real estate investor how they can use the BRRRR Method to buy more rental properties using the same money that they used to buy their 1st rental property.

 

 

 

Do you want to get started with rental properties but don't know where to start? In the 243rd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing a new out of state real estate investor named Anthony how to financing his first rental property. Financing rental properties is very different than financing owner occupied properties. James goes over the differences between rental property mortgages and personal home mortgages.

 

 

 

BRRRR = Buy Renovate Rent Refinance Repeat. Investors from all over the United States are capitalizing on long distance BRRRR deals in Midwestern markets like Cleveland, Ohio because of the incredibly low purchase prices and high price to rent ratios. As more real estate investors become comfortable with investing online long distance BRRRR Method success stories becoming more popular. In episode 242 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a seasoned online real estate investor named Carlo. Carlo has already completed several BRRRR deals in other markets like Little Rock, Arkansas. Now Carlo is ready to utilize the long distance BRRRR Strategy in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

 

 

Are turnkey rental properties a good investment? Should I buy turnkey real estate? Are turnkey properties overpriced? Are turnkey properties a rip off? Will the turnkey provider rip me off? Is the turnkey company a scam? If you've thought about becoming a long distance real estate investor these are all questions you've probably asked. In the 241st episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows an out of state real estate investor how to get the turnkey experience without buying directly from a turnkey provider. At Holton-Wise we are able to assist investors in buying discounted rental properties off of the MLS along with our full service turnkey infrastructure that includes buyer agent representation, property management, maintenance, construction, insurance, title work and more.

 

 

 

Real Estate is one of the most common ways to become wealthy in the United States of America. One of the main reasons for this is that the real estate business can be done while an investor is working a full time job. Unlike many other businesses this business can be started on a part time basis by most anyone. In the 240th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a blue collar worker to help him start his real estate investment side hustle. The goal is for him to eventually leave the rat race and create financial freedom through real estate investing.

 

 

 

Should I buy real estate? Are turnkey rental properties a good investment? Are turnkey rental properties a scam? Are turnkey rental properties overpriced? Is there a catch to turnkey rental properties? If you are an out of state investor you may be asking these questions. In the 239th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise provides much needed due diligence on a turnkey rental house for out of state real estate investors Tina & Tim. During the show James Wise breaks down the anticipated net profit return of the turnkey house as well as the purchase price Tina & Tim are planning on paying for this turnkey rental home in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

 

 

As real estate investors we look at tenants as streams of income. However, tenants don't always increase the value of a house. Sometimes tenants can actually reduce the value of a house just by being there. In the 238th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing an out of state real estate investor how to buy a rental property at a discount because of the existing tenants.

 

 

 

Financial Freedom. Real estate is often talked about as a way to achieve financial freedom. Their are a lot of YouTube personalities talking about the BRRRR strategy (aka BRRRR Method). BRRRR = Buy Renovate Rent Refinance Repeat. Most of the investors talking about the BRRRR strategy (aka BRRRR Method) give out a ton of information and fluff about how the BRRRR strategy (aka BRRRR Method) can lead to financial freedom. But that's just it. They stop after they give out the information. When it comes to the real world where are they? They are gone. After they sell their education they are no longer there to support real estate investors. At Holton-Wise we do things differently. In the 237th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise goes over a REAL LIFE BRRRR opportunity with an out of state investor named Chris.

 

 

 

Is your real estate market too expensive to make the numbers work? Are you considering investing in real estate out of state? In the 236th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise gives some helpful tips and tactics to help an out of state investor named Elvis start his out of state rental property portfolio. James breaks down how Elvis can build an out of state investment team as well as breaks down the income and expenses of a profitable duplex that Elvis would never be able to buy in the market he lives in.

 

 

 

Do you have a small budget? Are you working with a low amount of capital? If you answered yes and you still want to start a real estate investment business you'll want to watch episode 235 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. James Wise is helping a long distance real estate investor start a rental property portfolio. This investor is working with a very small budget so James goes over a real estate investment strategy that works for real estate investors who are working with a small amount of money. Becoming a real estate investor is possible no matter what your budget is and we'll show you why.

 

 

 

In the 234th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing a California based teacher how to use the BRRRR strategy to achieve financial freedom. The BRRRR method allows real estate investors to recycle the same amount of money over and over again. The BRRRR strategy is the fastest way to create wealth in real estate as you use the same money to buy, renovate, rent, refinance and repeat over and over again.

 

 

 

Live where you want and invest where the numbers make sense. In the 233rd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with international real estate investors Steve & Natalie. Steve & Natalie have lived all over the world. Even though they are currently based in Mexico James is able to break down an investment plan that will allow them to invest in profitable rental property investments in some of the cheapest markets in the United States. This show is a must watch for any real estate investor thinking about long distance investing.

 

 

 

Do you want to buy low income apartments? Buying cheap apartments to rent to tenants can be a very profitable business for real estate investors. Many real estate investors find that they aren't any cheap apartments available for sale near where they live. This is why many real estate investors start buying cheap rental properties out of state. In the 232nd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with out of state real estate investors to help them find and perform due diligence on low income multifamily properties in the Cleveland, Ohio market.

 

 

 

Have you ever wanted to buy cheap houses to rent to low income tenants? Buying cheap real estate can be very profitable for the right real estate investor. In the 231st episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a couple real estate investors in California who are interested in buying low income rental properties. James goes over what they can expect when buying cheap rental properties as well as provides them with education on how they can be manage their low income tenants.

 

 

 

Flipping houses is a great way to make money in real estate. What do you do if you can't afford to flip houses where you live? Maybe the prices in your market make it impossible for you to make money flipping houses. In the 230th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing a real estate investor how to flip a house in another state from the comfort of his own home. Not only does James breakdown the anticipated costs, repairs and profit James also lays out how the Holton-Wise team can handle the entire process from top to bottom. A truly turnkey house flipping process.

 

 

 

If you are like many Americans you've dreamed about quitting your 9 to 5 job so that you can live life on your terms. In order to accomplish this goal you need to obtain financial freedom. In episode 229 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows a Police Officer from Baltimore, Maryland how he can build a portfolio of passive real estate investments so that he can eventually exit the rate race and make money on his terms.

 

 

 

Do you want financial freedom? Are you looking to get out of the 9-5 rat race? Would a home based business be appealing to you? Do you want to live and where you want but invest where it makes sense? Have you heard that you can quit your job to become a full time real estate investor? These are all great questions. You have to walk before you can run though. In the 228th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise breaks down how JJ from New York can get started in his real estate investing business from the comfort of his own home.

 

 

 

Flipping houses out of state takes a team. To be successful flipping houses out of state a real estate investor needs a boots on the ground team who can handle the entire process. In the 227th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows real estate investors how they can build a team to flip houses of state.  James Wise provides the estimated purchase price, a line by line breakdown of the renovation costs, the after repair value (ARV), estimated sales commission, estimated closing costs and much more on a real flip opportunity as well as how his team can handle the entire process from top to bottom for any out of state real estate investor.

 

 

 

If you want to invest in real estate but can't afford to do so locally what do you do? Is buying an expensive turnkey property from an overpriced turnkey provider your only option? No, no it's not. In the 226th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows an out of state real estate investor how he can achieve the turnkey experience while paying wholesale prices for his rental properties.

 

 

 

So you want to become a house flipper but have no idea where to start? That's fine because the 225th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show is all about how to start flipping houses. James Wise explains how beginners can flip houses using Holton-Wise's knowledge and resources. In addition James Wise breaks down a simple and easy way that new house flippers can estimate the costs on their flip projects.

 

 

 

Flipping houses vs rental property investing; which is best? Flipping houses vs owning rental real estate; which one is the better real estate investment strategy? Does flipping houses make more money than owning rental properties? Should you flip houses or buy rental properties? Is it better to flip investment properties or rent them out? Do landlords make more money than house flippers? James Wise answers all of these questions and many more in episode 224 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show.

 

 

 

Is Section 8 a good investment? Is investing in Section 8 properties worth the hassle? In the 223rd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing a real estate investor how to make a large return on his investment with a low cost multi family property in the Cleveland, Ohio market. During the show James discusses the Section 8 program and how it can really increase the ROI for many real estate investors, especially during uncertain financial times like we are faced with in 2020.

 

 

 

If you've ever wanted to build a rental portfolio in another state you'll want to watch the 222nd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. James Wise is working with an out of state inventor named Mark to build him a cash flow positive rental property portfolio in the Cleveland, Ohio market. During the show James goes over the income and expenses of this low cost duplex as well as the specific ways Holton-Wise can be your top to bottom real estate boots on the ground partner.

 

 

 

Looking for low cost multi family investments? If so, check out out the 221st episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show as James Wise is running the numbers on a cheap three unit apartment building in one of the lowest cost markets in the United States. His client, Scott is an out of state investor from California who wants to build his rental property portfolio with cheap three and four unit apartment buildings as they are the best types of multi family properties to finance.

 

 

 

If you've ever wanted to invest in real estate in another state you'll want to tune into episode 220 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. James Wise is providing a step by step breakdown of the out of state real estate investing process to a new out of state investor.

 

 

 

If you want to learn how to make money investing in Section 8 housing you'll want to watch the 219th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. James Wise is working with an out of state investor who would like to build a Section 8 rental property portfolio in the Midwest. Section 8 is a great way to stabilize low income housing and earn a very high return on your investment.

 

 

 

Low income housing can be a very profitable investment if done correctly. In the 218th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with two seasoned low income property investors to run the numbers on another low income rental property. During the show James explains why he believes that Section 8 is the key to success in low income investing.

 

 

 

What should you do when you see a property for sale, but the price is too high for you to make the numbers work? Make a low ball offer. During the 217th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with two out of state investors to show them a rental property that would make for a perfect BRRRR deal if he can get a low ball offer accepted by the seller. James breaks down when to make a low ball offer, how to make a low ball offer and how to negotiate a low ball offer with a seller.

 

 

 

What's better than buying one rental property? Buying two rental properties! More doors = more rental income. In episode 216 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping an out of state real estate investor buy two houses on the same lot. Buying two houses at once is a great way to scale your rental property portfolio faster.

 

 

 

Negotiation is a big part of real estate investing. In real estate, everything is negotiable. In the 215th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping an out of state investor buy a multi family property from a seller who's realtor appears to be a poor negotiator. James Wise goes on to explain how to negotiate a discount when buying investment properties as well as several red flags that an investor can pick up on when negotiating with a seller.

 

 

 

In real estate you make money when you buy. In the 214th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows an out of state investor how to buy houses at a discounted price. When working with sellers, there are red flags James identifies that should allow him to out negotiate the seller and the seller's real estate agent.

 

 

 

When trying to scale a large real estate portfolio the biggest hurdle most rental property investors face is running out of money for down payments. The payback in rental real estate is generally a slow process. In episode 213 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with an out of state investor to do due diligence on a single family rental property. James believes that this rental property will have such a high return on investment that the out of state investor can recoup all of his down payment money in two years.

 

 

 

They always say that in real estate, you make your money when you buy. In the 212th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise shows an investor from Boston named Joanna how she can buy a rental property with $7,000 of up front equity.

 

 

 

If you've ever wanted to build a real estate portfolio you'll want to watch episode 211 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. James Wise and the rest of the Holton-Wise team are working with two out of state real estate investors named Dave & Kale to build a very large rental property portfolio.

 

 

 

Do you want to flip houses? Do you want to flip houses out of state? If you answered yes to either of those questions you'll want to watch episode 210 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. During the show, James Wise shows an out of state investor a complete breakdown of a real life house flip opportunity. This is a single family home that is available for sale. James Wise provides the estimated purchase price, a line by line breakdown of the renovation costs, the after repair value (ARV), estimated sales commission, estimated closing costs and much more. On top of all of that James explains how his team can handle the entire process from top to bottom.

 

 

 

These days it seems like a lot of businesses are turning their back on the Police. That's not how we do things here at Holton-Wise. In the 209th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is helping a Baltimore Police Officer create wealth through real estate investing. In addition, James Wise shares his thoughts and opinions on the treatment of Police by the US population and US businesses in 2020. 

 

 

 

If you are thinking about investing in US real estate from abroad you'll want to pay attention to episode 208 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. James Wise is working with a real estate investor named Shay who is currently working as a military IT contractor in Kuwait. Shaw would like to hire Holton-Wise to located and oversee a Cleveland, Ohio BRRRR deal on his behalf while he continues working in Kuwait.

 

 

 

Financing your first rental property is a little bit different than financing a personal residence. In the 207th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a first time real estate investor to guide her through the financing process. Many new real estate investors are unaware of the differences in non owner occupied mortgage terms and primary residence terms. James Wise breaks down the differences between financing a non owner occupied home and financing a primary residence. In addition, James Wise provides her with a conservative timeline for when he thinks she should buy her first rental property based upon her current financial situation.

 

 

 

Have you considered investing in Section 8 investment properties? Many real estate investors are curious as to how the Section 8 program works for landlords. In the 206th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is running the numbers on a Section 8 rental property investment for a real estate investor named Denny. In addition to the pros and cons of the Section 8 program James Wise provides Denny with an estimate of the income and expenses he can expect if he were to buy this Section 8 rental property.

 

 

 

If you want to build wealth through real estate you'll want to watch the 205th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. James Wise is working with two investors who have been utilizing the Buy, Renovate, Rent, Refinance Strategy (BRRRR Strategy) to build a large rental property portfolio in the Cleveland, Ohio market. These investor utilize cash reserves to make aggressive offers on distressed real estate in up and coming low income neighborhoods. Once purchased the homes are renovated and rented to Section 8 tenants. After all of that they refinance the money back out and repeat the process again using the same money over and over until they have 100's of rentals in their portfolio.

 

 

 

BRRRR = Buy. Renovate. Rent. Refinance. Repeat. The BRRRR strategy allows real estate investors to buy many homes while using the same money over and over again. With the BRRRR method you don't have to be a rich person to build a rental property portfolio. All you need is enough money to buy one rental property. If you've got that the BRRRR strategy will allow you to make more purchases using that same money. In the 204th episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with an out of state investor to build a large rental portfolio using the BRRRR method. During the show James Wise breaks down the renovation scope of work and price estimate of a duplex that's recently went through a set of evictions. Targeting properties that have just gone through evictions is a great way to find distressed sellers.

 

 

 

BRRRR = Buy. Renovate. Rent. Refinance. Repeat. The BRRRR strategy allows real estate investors to buy many homes while using the same money over and over again. With the BRRRR method you don't have to be a rich person to build a rental property portfolio. In the 203rd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is working with a blue collar investor named Dave. James shows Dave a beat up duplex in Cleveland's Clark Fulton neighborhood. This duplex is going to require a large scale renovation. James breaks down the renovation scope of work and price estimate. After it's renovated this property will be a cash cow that is ready to be refinanced for more money than Dave spent on the purchase price and renovation.

 

 

 

They say real estate investors make money on the deal when they buy. What if there was a way you could buy real estate below fair market value? In the 202nd episode of The MLS Search & Analysis Show James Wise is showing an investor named JP how to buy a multi family property below market value. It's not always easy buying a rental property with meat on the bone, but James Wise shows JP a duplex and a negotiation strategy that should accomplish just that. 

 

 

 

If you are a real estate investing who is thinking about buying houses in another state you'll want to watch episode 201 of The MLS Search & Analysis Show. James Wise is doing an in depth out of state deal analysis for an investment company called CASP LLC. The owners of CASP LLC are based in China and on the west coast of the United States. The rental property James Wise is doing due diligence on is located in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio called Cleveland Heights, Ohio. James provides CASP LLC with a very candid explanation of estimated income and expenses as well as what their ownership experience would be like along with how this property would fit into their real estate portfolio.

 

 

 

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