Todd Bockman

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    • Massive CashFlow: Dramatically Boost Your Income Properties Profits!

      If you hate the idea of owning rental property, then turn away … quick! Many people don’t like the idea of being a “landlord” and having to deal with tenants. But when done right, it can be much less hassle than you think, and highly profitable.When I first started out in 1990 I was doing rentals with the idea of generating a monthly cashflow. Within my first 18 months in the business I was generating over $15,000 a month net positive cashflow after expenses. I also had few very problems with my properties and tenants. My attorney (who was a…

    • What’s Your Excuse For Not Real Estate Investing?

      If you have been around the real estate investing game any length of time, you’ve obviously heard multiple stories of people who have gotten into the business and made money. The average Joe/Jane who had little, learned about this incredible business, and broke-thru to start making a few $1,000 … $10,000 … even topping $100,000 plus their first year in the business.Yet, what many of us do – despite hearing these true stories – is we keep up an invisible wall of “difference” between us and them. We never fully step into the fact that “they” really are just like…

    • Living Well Is Never Taught In School!

      We all know that learning to become wealthy is never taught in schools, much less what to do with all that money once you’ve made it. So as you begin to make money, what are you going to do with it?Enjoy it!I have put together this post to give you some ideas on how to live the Lifestyle of the Rich and Famous. Here you will find tips on how to adapt to your new lifestyle of having wealth.We don’t desire to make money just for the sake of having lots of pieces of paper with dead Presidents on them;…

    • Recommend Reading For Real Estate Investors

      What you choose to put into your head will have a direct effect on what comes out. This has been shown time and time again to be the case. If you put garbage into your head (mindless television, reading trash), then you will get nothing but garbage out. Put the writings of highly successful people, personal development and making money in your head, and it can’t help but have an effect on all aspects of your life. Below is a short list of some of the basics books that every entrepreneur and real estate investor should read. Reading Steps Towards…

    • Success? You’ve Got To Be Crazy!

      Let me get this straight, you want to be an entrepreneur?What? Are you out of your mind?Why would you want to do that? Oh, I know … take control of your own destiny, manage your own time, be your own boss, make more money, live an opulent lifestyle, and all that sort of stuff … right?Hummmmm …Well, that’s all fine … in an ideal World. But let’s take a little reality check of what being an entrepreneur is really all about -1) You will put in long hours. L-o-o-o-n-n-g-g hours!2) You will work a lot of time with no idea…

    • You Won’t Find Real Estate Treasure on a Well Traveled Path

      “You Won’t Find Treasure on a Well Traveled Path” is a quote I heard many years ago that has always stuck with me and guided me and my style of real estate investing.If you consistently go where everyone else is going, then you’ll only be left to pick up the scraps and the bits and pieces that are left behind by all those who have gone before you.If you want to really excel and find great fortunes, then you have to get off the easy beaten path, create a new path, and only there will you find the truly undiscovered…

    • Who’s The Boss?

      Who’s the Boss in your business? You are, of course, right?Absolutely! But does that mean you should treat everyone you encounter like they are your employees? Recently I had some experiences that reminded me of something that many real estate investors tend to do, that they don’t realize is killing their business.Not too long ago I was going over some ads and I called on some properties that were for sale, that were owned by investors. Out of 20 calls on different properties not a one of them answered their phone, so I left messages that I was interested in…

    • What’s Up With All The Negativity?

      Wow!What is up with people lately? It seems that everywhere I turn I am reading something negative about real estate investing, or someone slamming on some topic. Now, it’s not directed at me, but I just can’t believe the negativity of some people.I was recently on a popular search engines message boards, and I occasionally go on there to answer questions relating to real estate, home buying, investing, etc. Well, there were some threads started that were slamming real estate seminars and how they are all rip offs, etc. Seems this one person had paid a lot to attend a…

    • Is Your Wealth Model Both Attainable And Sustainable?

      If you ask the majority of people, they will tell you that real estate is one of the best places to build wealth available today. Everyone wants to own property, and with all the benefits – hard asset, equitable appreciation, demand – it will continue to be a great place to make money.So if real estate is so great, then why do so many people struggle to succeed with it? Well the answer is multi-faceted.First, let’s take look at one of the major trends of the investing market. In today’s market, the trend is towards the “Flip This House” type…

    • So, You Want to be a Real Estate Investor?

      So, you think you want to become a real estate investor? Become your own boss? Set your own hours? Do what you want? Make more money than you could ever count? Live the good life… huh?You see it everywhere, on TV, the infomercials, newspapers, magazines, the internet. “Get into real estate investing, and make a quick fortune. Expensive cars, homes, boats, planes…. all can be yours, and it’s so easy.”Yeah! Right!Let’s get real folks. Often what you see in the media, and what you experience in reality are two entirely different things – or are they? Let’s look at some…

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