ANNETTA POWELL

Serial Entrepreneur

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3 Tips On How to Evaluate a Fixer-Upper

  With the rising housing costs in the U.S., more and more people are considering investing in a fixer-upper. And if we see into it, the investment can be worth it. Buying a home and renovating and remodeling it according to your style can be a lot fun! But,...

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3 Benefits of Using a Hard Money Lender

The strict regulations on banks following the housing market crisis in the late 2000s have made it more challenging to obtain a mortgage. That is where having a hard money lender can save the day. While experienced real estate investors may be familiar with them,...

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3 Negotiating Tips as a Real Estate Investor

As Herb Cohen said: ‘The World is a giant negotiation table. and whether like it or not, you are a negotiator.” Having some real estate negotiating tips in your back pocket is definitely an ace in the hole. Similarly, Chester L. Karrass said, "In business, you don't...

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3 Staging Mistakes to Avoid

Getting a house ready for its televised listing debut may be exciting yet hectic for you and your clients. Staging a home is not just about tidying up and rearranging the furniture from one place to another. It’s much more than that. It’s about how you present the...

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3 Ways to Market Your Investment Properties

According to a recent study, rental households grew by 25% since 2007, with about 43.3 million households renting in the U.S. With a rapidly increasing population, the demand for real estate always prevails. Investment properties, being a long-term investment,...

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5 home staging tips for your property

  Want to sell your flipped property at a higher price? Home staging is one way to do it! Research has shown that staging your home can increase its value by 10%. Staging your property makes your house look more attractive, so the buyers pay a higher price....

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5 Networking Tips As a Real Estate Investor

Real estate is a daunting field, especially if you are a newbie to the game. The fact that 34% of all closed deals come from the investor’s network is enough evidence to prove networking is pivotal for success in the real estate business. The professional connections...

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3 Ways To Fund Your Real Estate Deal

  Having a real estate or rental property business can be a great way to earn a steady, passive income. However, investing in real estate is not as easy as it looks. You must be well researched before diving into this business and should have ample knowledge...

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3 Ways to Find Bargain Properties on the Internet

According to the National Association of Realtors Profile on Home Buyers and Sellers (2020), a significant chunk of 51% of buyers claimed they found their dream homes on the internet. On the contrary, only 28% said they took the help of a real estate agent, and an...

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3 Things You Should Know About Staging a Property

As you find yourself in the midst of selling your property, you will need to put in your best effort to attract potential buyers. Executing the staging of the property properly can work wonders for you, enticing a large pool of buyers instantly.   A study from...

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How to Live in Alignment with Your Values

Ever wondered why you choose to do things a certain way? Why do you make specific decisions that guide your happiness and confidence? It’s time you knew that these choices are driven by your values. When you discover your core values helps you know yourself better. It...

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3 Tips for Building Healthy Relationships

  Harold Allen Ramis says, “Nothing reinforces a professional relationship more than enjoying success with someone.” The connections in our life, whether temporary or permanent, leave a lasting impact on our personalities. Survival without meaningful healthy...

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5 Tips on How to Scale Your Business

Every business needs growth and the appropriate measures to stabilize that growth. Once your entrepreneurial passion succeeds in increasing revenue, it comes bearing additional costs and cash outflow. This is when you should think about scaling your business.  ...

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Top 5 Most Successful Entrepreneurs

  Successful entrepreneurs is a dream occupation for most career-driven individuals. According to data, 96% of self-employed people have no intentions of quitting entrepreneurship for a job.   The success stories that revolve around entrepreneurship have...

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Mentor

Ever felt like giving up when your goals seem too far? Ever felt like the solution you’re trying to find for a problem just doesn’t exist? Ever felt completely clueless, unable to think or plan for the future? Well, you’re not alone. About 70% of people in the U.S....

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What is a Title Company?

  You just came across the ideal house for yourself and decided to purchase it immediately. The seller agrees on the price, and you are ready to move in, but your real estate agent calls up a title company. In simple terms, a title company acts as a third-party...

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What makes a good landlord?

Managing properties and tenants does sound boring, but it can quickly become rewarding if performed the right way. With 45% of landlords managing their own properties, according to mysmartmove.com, there are undoubtedly some traits that set aside good landlords from...

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Is it hard to Get Started in Real Estate?

Running real estate appears to be a daunting task to many aspiring to invest in it. Some plan to save with a huge amount as a target. Even more challenging is the knowledge necessary to run the business effectively. Often than not, however, starting a career as a real...

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Can You Invest in Real Estate with no Money?

Similar to a couple of other businesses across different industries, you can kick start your journey in real estate with no capital. Some practical ways to achieve this include:     Use Your Residence Homeowners who are currently residing in their homes are...

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5 Pros and Cons of Being a Landlord

Many dabble into real estate being one of the smartest investments that yield well and continuously. The common notion is; invest and keep earning with little or no effort. Well, that's not entirely correct. Of course, the earning aspect is realistic but often than...

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What is Entrepreneurship?

What is Entrepreneurship?   Entrepreneurship is concerned with the development and management of a business. It starts mostly from an idea then built into reality. Entrepreneurship involves a couple of risks to attain profit and to also add directly or indirectly...

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Why you Need Skillsets to Become Wealthy

Stories of lucky individuals who became wealthy overnight are true but uncommon. The vast majority of wealthy people, worked hard to acquire their wealth. To become wealthy, skillsets are a must-have. Have you ever wondered why some people who won lottery tickets of...

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3 Ways To Invest In Yourself

  Investing in yourself is one of the best decisions you can make. You take charge of all other forms of investment, so, to make good decisions you must be well equipped.  You must find ways to invest in yourself personally and professionally. Doing this improves...

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4 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Yourself

Investing in yourself is one of the best decisions as you are the source of whatever you own or hope to build. When the topic of wealth comes on, what comes to your mind? Well, for many, they think of assets, properties, and how much money they own. This is true, but...

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Can a mentor Really Help you Become Successful?

 A mentor can help you become successful! Everyone is constantly improving to become better at their craft. When a job pays well, and you are comfortable, you might wonder if having a mentor is necessary. Well, it is. In the evolving business world, you have to learn...

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Why Do You Need A Mentor?

In a world of endless choices and paths, finding a mentor can be a lifesaver. We live in a society that is always buzzing with the voices and opinions of many, so forging pathways and making decisions with little to no guidance can be overwhelming. If you've ever felt...

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5 Landlord Tips you need to know

  To make a success of managing a property as a landlord, there are important things to keep in mind. Running a property is not simply about having tenants and rent collection. To have a smooth relationship with tenants, landlords must endeavor to put certain...

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What are 5 Things that Should be Included in a Lease?

Preparing a property for tenancy requires ticking a couple of boxes. The process involves several tiring activities which must be done. An important part of that preparation is setting up a residential lease. A regular assessment of residential lease is not limited to...

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3 Ways to Stay Disciplined and Accomplish Anything

With self-discipline, almost anything is possible.” – Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt couldn't have said it better, self-discipline and accomplishments are interwoven. The latter being dependent on the former shows the importance, and the need to cultivate...

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What is Section 8?

Since 1974, the Section 8 housing choice voucher program caters to the rent of millions in the United States. Section 8 was created to help low-income earners have access to decent housing.  In simple terms, the section 8 program pays part or the entirety of rent for...

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Why Having A Positive Mindset Is Important

To get the best out of life, a positive mindset is important. A quote reads in-part '' If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down". Negative thoughts can weigh you down, a good reason why you should rid yourself of them and replace them with a...

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What is landlording?

A house owner or real estate owner handles renting, leasing, and property management. "Landlording" involves these processes and property purchase. However, landlord-ing involves more than renting an apartment or property out, a lot of activities and processes come...

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