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The DFY Blog is a leading source for articles, and videos on real estate investing, the current American financial climate, and is a great source to view properties in some of the best markets in the country.

Is NOW The Perfect Real Estate Storm?

Posted by Kevin Clayson Monday, 31 August, 2020
Is NOW The Perfect Real Estate Storm? Replace Your Income Episode 15

People have been making all sorts of predictions regarding how COVID will affect the real estate industry.   You may recall some discouraging predictions, like that home prices we’re going to drop, and comparisons with the Great Recession have indeed been made on many occasions.    So Steve and I got together recently to summarize […]

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Are Real Estate Education Companies Akin To Legal Malpractice? A New York City Attorney’s Real Talk

Posted by Kevin Clayson Monday, 24 August, 2020
Are Real Estate Education Companies Akin To Legal Malpractice? A New York City Attorney's Real Talk with Dr. Teresa Martin, Esq

  Steve and I are so excited to welcome Dr. Teresa Martin, Esq on our show!   Teresa is an attorney, a wealth coach, and a real estate investor who also does business growth and success consulting. Her journey is so inspiring, and you’re going to hear more about it on the show. She is […]

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Client Tips: How to Create Liquidity in Real Estate

Posted by Kevin Clayson Monday, 17 August, 2020
Client Tips: How to Create Liquidity in Real Estate - Replace Your Income Episode 13

  For the first time ever on the Replace Your Income Podcast, we’re going to have one of our clients tell their story. Today, we welcome Kelly Fasterling, a long-time client who has transacted 13 properties with us.   Kelly’s background is a career in IT with over 25 years of experience creating software. After […]

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The Shortcuts to Finding Great Real Estate Vendors

Posted by Kevin Clayson Monday, 10 August, 2020
The Shortcuts to Finding Great Real Estate Vendors with Kevin Clayson and Steve Earl

  We’re all involved in real estate in some shape or form. Whether we’re making money from it, or making somebody else money, we all have a role to play.    There’s simply no way around it. Or, as Steve likes to put it…     With that in mind, it’s not surprising people find […]

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Do I Need an LLC?

Posted by Kevin Clayson Monday, 3 August, 2020
Do I Need an LLC? - Replace Your Income Episode 11

  To LLC, or not to LLC?    That is the question, and lots of people have been asking it, hoping to find the right answer.   We’d love to share our thoughts, but first, we have to set a disclaimer.   Steve and I are not attorneys. Nor are we licensed CPAs.    To […]

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The Single Most Important Number In Real Estate Investing

Posted by Kevin Clayson Monday, 27 July, 2020

   We’re huge advocates of using data to estimate real estate opportunities. Looking at numbers is a large chunk of what we do, and it plays a crucial role in how we make the right call.   But it’s also incredibly important to know exactly which numbers to look at. If someone is cherry-picking […]

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Is It Safe To Invest In Real Estate Right Now?

Posted by Kevin Clayson Tuesday, 21 July, 2020
Is It Safe To Invest In Real Estate Right Now? - Replace Your Income Episode 09

  The biggest thing on everyone’s mind these days has to be the Covid-19 outbreak. It has affected virtually every single aspect of our lives.   If there’s something we can all agree on, it’s that people are scared. And to a degree, that’s perfectly normal. The situation is serious, and we have to be […]

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Market Selection Secrets

Posted by Kevin Clayson Monday, 13 July, 2020
Market Selection Secrets - Replace Your Income Podcast Episode 08

  What makes a good real estate market for investing?   In our line of business, this is one of the most frequently asked questions, and we regularly discuss it with our clients.   First and foremost, an attractive real estate market has to fit well with what you’re trying to accomplish. Sounds simple enough, […]

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Why Geography is NOT a Condition for Investing

Posted by Kevin Clayson Monday, 6 July, 2020
Why geography is NOT a condition for investing - Episode 7 of Replace Your Income

  With real estate, people usually think they should invest close to home. To buy properties they can see, touch, and feel every day.    And in a way, it makes sense because it helps them feel like they have greater control over their investment.   However, there are some massive downsides to this approach.  […]

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What Makes a Good Real Estate Deal

Posted by Kevin Clayson Monday, 29 June, 2020
What Makes a Good Real Estate Deal? - Replace Your Income Episode 06

  Good deals get you closer to your goal. On that point, what makes a good deal will depend on what your goals are.   It’s all about perspective.   Steve and I are focused on income replacement, which means conventional methods for estimating real estate opportunities don’t apply. They’re outdated.   So, what are […]

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