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Feb 27

New Agent Asks: Should I Work for a Discount or a Full-Service Broker?

By Ken Jones | Discount Broker or Full-Service Broker

Discount Broker or Full-Service Broker

Recently, a new real estate agent asked: Should I work for a discount broker or a full-service broker?In addition to answering their question, I felt compelled to create this video to go into greater detail to help new agents understand how I see the benefits and liabilities of working with both a discount broker and […]

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Jan 18

10 Reasons to Sell Your Luxury Home at a Real Estate Auction

By Ken Jones | 10 Reasons to Sell Your Luxury Home at a Real Estate Auction

Luxury Home

Thinking of selling your luxury home?There are at least 10 reasons to sell your luxury home at a real estate auction.And, NO!Real estate auctions are NOT just for distressed properties.Having sold luxury homes at auction, I can tell you from my personal experience, that selling these high-end homes at a real estate auction has proven […]

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Jan 15

New Jersey Real Estate Tax Appeals

By Ken Jones | NJ Real Estate Tax Appeals

New Jersey Real Estate Tax Appeals

New Jersey tax appeals are a very important issue to New Jersey property owners, because this state has the highest real estate taxes in the United States.In this video, I explain the basics about New Jersey real estate tax appeals, including: What you can and cannot appeal;How to understand the assessment on your tax bill; […]

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Jan 08

Real Estate Agent Business Plan – Part 2

By Ken Jones | Real Estate Agent Business Plan

Real Estate Agent Business Plan - Part 2

As promised in Part 1 of my 2 part series, the Real Estate Agent Business Plan, in this video I actually show you how to create the written documents that a real estate agent should create to complete their business plan.The documents I create in this video are:1. Marketing Plan Overview – This identifies your […]

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Dec 30

Real Estate Agent Business Plan – Part 1

By Ken Jones | Real Estate Agent Business Plan

Real Estate Agent Business Plan - Part 1

The success and failure of every business can be traced back to their business plan; or the absence of a business plan.And, since every real estate agent is, in fact, operating their own small business, they need to create and follow a practical business plan (assuming they want to be successful).In this video, I provide real […]

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Dec 21

Consumer Credit Reports for Residential Rentals

By Ken Jones | Consumer Credit Reports for Residential Rentals

Consumer Credit Reports for Residential Rentals

I’ve always thought (and still think) that requests for consumer credit reports for residential rentals is an abuse of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).​Why do I hold an opinion that seems to be contrary to common practice?First, I’m no stranger to holding opinions that contradict popular positions. So, this one shouldn’t really surprise anyone […]

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Nov 21

The 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange – KJRES-011

By Ken Jones | 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange , Podcast

1031 Tax Deferred Exchange

The 1031 Tax Deferred ExchangeThe 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange is arguably the best available benefit to those seeking to built wealth by investing in real estate; it’s also one of the most commonly misunderstood.​In this episode of the Ken Jones Real Estate Show, you’ll learn how you can quickly build your real investment portfolio by […]

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Oct 21

Do You Remember The Strangeloves?

By Ken Jones | The Strangeloves

The Strangeloves

Do you remember The Strangeloves?​You know, the 1960’s rock band that had major hit songs like, “I Want Candy,” “Cara-Lin,” “Night Time” and others?Well, I ​remember them well.Why?​​Because I was a member of that band (that’s me in the middle next to the tree).​The Strangeloves was a band allegedly made up of 3 brothers from […]

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Oct 01

Arrowhead Lakes – Glendale, Arizona

By Ken Jones | Video

Arrowhead Lakes – Glendale, Arizona is an unique luxury home community located just north of Loop 101 and about 5 minutes west of I-17.Whether it’s a mountainside perch, a waterfront home with a dock for your pontoon boat, or just nestled on a quiet lane, Arrowhead Lakes in Glendale, Arizona likely has what you’re looking […]

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Sep 27

Don’t Become a Zestimate Victim | KJRES-010

By Ken Jones | Podcast

Don't Become a Zestimate Victim

Don’t Become a Zestimate Victim deals with the issues that, in my opinion, pose dangers to sellers and buyers who unwittingly rely on those so-called home value estimates posted by online real estate advertising websites, such as – BUT NOT LIMITED TO – Zillow.com and Trulia.com.I start this episode by generally explaining the concept of […]

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Sep 20

KJRES-009 An Introduction to Flipping

By Ken Jones | Podcast

flipping

An Introduction to Flipping is the first of several episodes that I’m going to do to provide insight into the subject of the business of flipping real estate. (Yes. It’s a business – it’s NOT investing.) Ever since I started The Ken Jones Real Estate Advisor website and The Ken Jones Real Estate Show I’ve […]

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Sep 08

KJRES-008 What Kind of Investment Property Should I Buy?

By Ken Jones | Podcast

What Kind of Investment Property Should I Buy

What kind of investment property should I buy – is one of the most commonly asked questions I hear from new real estate investors. It seems they’re more confused and perplexed about this issue that any other problem they face.Perhaps it’s because there are ​so many different types of real estate to consider. Or, maybe […]

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Aug 28

Financing Your Investment Real Estate

By Ken Jones | Podcast

Money

Financing your investment real estate covers the essentials of understanding how to obtain the right type of financing for you and your investment property.In this episode, I discuss the various traditional & non-traditional lending sources, their typical lending requirements, and the differences between a commercial real estate loan and a residential home loan.LINKS:​Veterans Administration​Federal Housing […]

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Aug 24

How Much Did You Lose on Your Investment Property This Week?

By Ken Jones | How Much Did Your Investment Lose

How much did you lose on your investment property this week?Why am I asking what is, apparently, a stupid question?Because, I’m trying to accentuate the fact, that while those invested in the stock market, which is greatest gambling casino on Earth, have lost about 10% of the value of their investment through no fault or […]

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Aug 20

KJRES-006: An Introduction to Income Producing Real Estate

By Ken Jones | Podcast

Ken Jones Real Estate Advisor

An Introduction to Income Producing Real Estate is a “must hear” show for those who are new to real estate investing, including new real estate agents.In this episode, I identify the 7 major categories of real estate and give examples of each. I then concentrate on explaining both the general physical and economic characteristics of […]

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Aug 12

KJRES-005: Risk – Understanding It, Measuring It and Minimizing It

By Ken Jones | Podcast

Risk

In this show I discuss the very important issue of risk and provide a detailed definition. I also explain how to measure the level of risk associated with a real estate investment and the steps you can take to minimize your risk.Understanding risk and how to identify it and measure it is absolutely critical to […]

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Aug 06

KJRES-004: Plan Your Success – Setting Your Investment Goals

By Ken Jones | Podcast

Plan Your Success - Setting Investment Goals

Plan Your Success – Setting Your Investment Goals is the second in Ken’s multi-show series based on his book, The Basics of Real Estate Investing – The 10 Things You Must Know.In this show, Ken explains the critical importance of setting a realistic investment goal. He also provides guidance on how to go about create […]

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Jul 30

KJRES-003: An Introduction to Real Estate Investing

By Ken Jones | Podcast

An Introduction to Real Estate Investing

An Introduction to Real Estate Investing is the first in a series of shows that will provide guidance about real estate investing to new and potential real estate investors.​In this show, I discuss the importance of evaluating your personality for strengths on which you can and should capitalize, and to recognize your weaknesses and how […]

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Jul 20

KJRES-002: The Dual Agency Dilemma

By Ken Jones | Podcast

The Dual-Agency Dilemma

Summary:​In this show, Ken explains the legal and financial risks associated with dual agency and how to minimize or totally avoid those risks.Ken also identifies all of the different types of real estate agency relationships that either a buyer or seller may have with a real estate agent. He also explains each type of agency […]

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Jul 14

KJRES-001: Welcome to The Ken Jones Real Estate Show!

By Ken Jones | Podcast

The Ken Jones Real Estate Show

Summary:This is the very first in The Ken Jones Real Estate Show series.In this show, Ken Jones briefly introduces himself and gives an overview of his “world view” of the real estate industry.He also explains how this show will help make you more successful in your real estate dealings, whether you’re an agent, an appraiser, […]

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