Andrew Massaro

Andrew Massaro

Andrew Massaro is the founder of Wholesale Coaching, Inc. and is one of the most sought-after Wholesale and REO coaches in the United States. A graduate of the University of Florida, Andrew's house flipping career started in 2005, during one of the most dramatic and awe-inspiring real estate booms in recent memory. After several years of successfully flipping houses in Tampa Bay, Andrew decided to pursue his passion and purpose - Wholesale Coaching, Inc. The ""Maestro"" has the unique ability to teach and guide students to the results they desire. His one-on-one interaction and partnership is a key to their investing success. Andrew Massaro has also penned two wildly successful e-books on the subject of flipping houses - Quick Flips and Fast Cash, and Raining Cash.

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    • Wholesalers Secret To Getting Free ARV/Comps

      Let’s just say you ran across this deal and would like to wholesale it or flip it to a rehab investor. My guess is that you’re not a realtor. And, not only are you probably not a realtor, but you probably do not have access to the MLS. So, how do you accurately determine the ARV on a property so you can flip this deal?Simple.But, before we get into that, let’s talk about how important it is to attain an accurate reading on the property’s value. If you’re a fan of football, you know that it’s a game of inches. …

    • Wholesaling – 3 Ways To Spot A Fake Buyer

      Nothing is more annoying than having some dude see your ad somewhere, contact you and express interest in buying your property… and then turn out to be a fake.Happens all the time. Much more than it used to…Somehow, bird dogging someone’s property has become very, very popular. Why? Because all someone needs is a buyer’s list. Actually, most of the bird dogs today don’t even have that. What most of them do is stick your property on their website, or on a bunch of websites, and pass it off like their own.As a wholesaler, we’re not against a guy bringing…

    • How To Fix A Bad Wholesale Deal Due Bad Repair Estimates

      Look, we’re wholesalers, flippers for some in the real estate investing world. And, 99% of the time, that means we’re also NOT carpenters or general contractors. So, what do you do when a seller tells you the house needs minor cosmetic repairs, when it really needs to be leveled?Well… let me give you a real world example.My student sent me a lead not too long ago. Well, it wasn’t exactly a lead… as much as it was a out of this world slam dunk home run. Here were the numbers:Um… did you see the number in the wholesale profit line? …

    • Finding Your Self Not Doing Deals? This May Be The Reason…

      Before I was in real estate investing, I was a sales and marketing rep for a local radio station in Tampa Bay. I loved my manager. I looked at the guy like a second father. I learned a lot from him, too, soaking up knowledge and wisdom from him whenever I could.One thing he always told me was, “If you want to consistently make money, make sure your funnel is always full with prospects.” Sales, in any industry, is a numbers game. And, wholesaling real estate is no different.Because, what are wholesalers? Investors? Nah… we’re real estate marketers. Rehabbers investors…

    • Real Estate Investing Tip – Negotiating With Sellers 101

      Have you seen The Wolf of Wall Street, yet? If not, make it a top priority. Be aware, though, that it’s very graphic. But, if you can get past the language, nudity and drug use, it’s quite inspiring.The movie is about a guy who parlayed his ability to sell and negotiate into millions and millions of dollars. His success, while it lasted, had absolutely nothing to do with stocks. It was him. His desire. His determination. His dream. And, his words. I mean, the guy made people think they had to scratch a check for $5k, for some worthless…

    • Flipping Houses But Not Doing Deals? It Might Be Because….

      Before I was in real estate, I was a sales and marketing rep for a local radio station in Tampa Bay. I freaking loved my manager. I looked at the guy like a second father. I learned a lot from him, too, soaking up knowledge and wisdom from him whenever I could.One thing he always told me was, “If you want to consistently make money, make sure your funnel is always full with prospects.” Sales, in any industry, is a numbers game. And, wholesaling is no different. Because, what are wholesalers? Investors? Nah… we’re marketers. Rehabbers and landlords pay us…

    • Can Your REI Deal Get Tanked By A Clouded Title?

      OK, so you contract on a peach of a wholesale real estate investment deal. You negotiate tough, there are minimal repairs needed and you’ve marketed like a pro. You’ve fielded inquiries and lo and behold, a cash buyer wants it. Assignment signed, deposit in hand and all contracts are now with the title company.Then it happens. The dreaded call from the title rep. Clouded title.Nothing is more frustrating than thinking your deal, and bundle of cash, is all sewn up, only to have a nice, pricey lien attached to the house you’re about to flip… all at the last minute.That’s…

    • Flipping Houses – Avoid This Huge Mistake When Dealing With Buyers

      One of the absolute biggest mistakes I see wholesalers make these days is demanding your buyer write his deposit check out to you, personally.The deposit from your buyer is mandatory. No check… no deal. It shows us that he’s serious. And, it insures that we make some money, if this guy flakes out and walks away.[HINT] If a buyer says he wants the house but won’t give you a non-refundable deposit…he doesn’t really want it… and won’t be buying it. He’s most likely a fellow wholesaler, who is looking to shop your deal to real buyers. No good.Years back, having…

    • Flipping Houses: Think You Can’t Still Contract For $.30 On The Dollar… And Make A Bundle? Better Read This…

      You can’t get houses at $.30 to $.40 on the dollar anymore, right? At least not from a homeowner, directly…You can’t flip a house for $20,000+ anymore, right? Those days are over…WRONG! You can still contract on the cheap… and make a ton of money on the flip!I’ll let you in on a little hint: I just did it. $.26 on the dollar. Buyer in place. $20,000 profit. Wanna know how? Keep reading.First, pay attention to what’s going on with the market. The market is booming, again. That typically means that seller-direct deals are scarce… but the profit per deal…

    • Flipping Houses – Market Your Properties Like A Rock Star (pt 2 of 4)

      OK, part 2 of marketing your properties like a rock star… so they sell!If you haven’t yet read part 1, you missed a crap-ton of good… free… info. So much so, I could package what I put in that article and sell it for $500. OK, so that’s stretching it. Let’s say… $25. But, it’s still good stuff. Money-makin’ stuff…Now… on to part deux.In part one, I gave you eight marketing techniques that need to be done in the first three days of receiving a signed purchase contract. So, now it’s day ten and you still don’t have an interested…

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