Ron LeGrand had to borrow money to attend his first real estate seminar twenty years ago when he was bankrupt and running a gas station. Today, he is recognized as the nation’s leading authority on buying and selling single-family homes for fast cash with no credit, little or no personal investment or risk. Ron has personally bought over 1500 houses and still invests in real estate.
Author, trainer, lecturer, consultant and entrepreneur extraordinaire, Ron has earned a reputation as the best in his field. His one-day workshops are routinely standing-room-only and his Boot Camps continue to grow in popularity. Ron’s secret is simple: his programs work -- as evidenced by the thousands of successful real estate entrepreneurs all across North America who call him by the affectionate title, “The Guru”. Ron is literally creating millionaires all over North America.
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Articles by Ron LeGrand
Get Er Done
It amazes me how some people, most in fact, who have the same amount of hours in a day, get so little done. I've always had a hard time understanding why people intentionally waste time and live an unproductive life.
If You Want The Harvest You Gotta Plant The Seed
I just spent New Years Eve in Biloxi with Beverly and Little Richard at the grand opening of their new theatre. He has just turned 74 and put on his show in spite of severe leg pain, a brother who had recently passed and mourning the recent death of his close friend, James Brown.
When The Rent Won't Cover The Payments, Here Is What To Do!
We got a request from FFN member Robert Pinsky to address the subject of high priced houses VS market rents and how to do lease options in areas like his, Southern California, where the payment is more than rent.
Do You Have The Courage To Be Rich?
I'm constantly amazed at how the majority of the human race in a great country like America would rather spend their entire life being mediocre, swapping hours for dollars, taking little risk, playing not to lose...
It's Time to Kill the Table Top Closing
In my green Cash Flow System that comes with our Quick Turn Real Estate School are all the forms and complete instructions needed to walk into a seller's home with a folder and walk out owning it, (i.e.) with a "table top closing."
I Survived 2 Weeks In An RV
I just returned from a 14-day trip in a 35' motor home with my wife, Beverly, and 8-year-old grandson, Jessie. Along the way, I took care of business in several places, and since this trip normally would have nothing to do with buying real estate, you might be wondering why I'm telling the story here.
Triple Your Income in the Next 12 Months
We all have choices in life. We can spend our lives making a living or we can choose to make some real money. Unfortunately, most people choose to make a living. They don't take time and spend their lives walking over the dollars to get to the dimes. Most real estate investors are no different.
Ron LeGrand Has Been Elected President of the United States of America
A guy in my position gets to talk to a lot of folks out in the real world at the grass roots level. People trying to get as much as they can out of this short life and be the best they can be.
When Will The Bubble Burst?
A few days ago while sitting in my plane I was reading the USA Today and the Wall Street Journal because my pilots picked them up from the F.B.O. The USA Today had an article that said housing prices would continue to increase this year for a 6.8% gain over last. The WSJ said house prices would decline this year between 3-8% over last and made a mention of... The Bubble
Just A Marginal Shift
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our every day problems, it's hard to see the forest for the trees and a minor tweak in our business can have a major impact on our income.
Whatever Happened To Hustle?
A great deal of my time is devoted to teaching and I'm always confronted, almost everywhere I appear, with three different types of people in my audience.
The Key Ingredient of a High Performer
Why is it some people accomplish so much and others can't seem to get off dead center? People ask me all the time how I can get so much done and not even show up for work except for a weekly visit to the office to haunt the staff.
My Pet Peeves
As I go through life and deal with hundreds of people each month, sometimes it amazes me how some folks get to be adults and not get put out of their misery by some short tempered idiot who shoots first and thinks later.
I'm A Workaholic And Proud Of It
Sometimes people ask me if I'm a workaholic and my normal answer for them is to define what they consider one to be.
Are You Working On The Wrong Things
There's a common mistake I see students making over and over again and it doesn't seem to matter if they are new or been around awhile. That mistake is: Doing Everything They Can To Feel Busy Except The Critical Things Required To Stay in Business.
The Gremlins are Coming
This month's topic is about new egislation being proposed or passed in several states that affects real estate entrepreneurs.
A Few Recent Lessons
As I write this report, I'm flying back from Los Angeles on my jet after speaking at a huge event for the Learning Annex. I shared the platform with Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki, Donald Trump and a few other legends. There were over 30,000 people registered and paid to attend.
Whatever Happened To Common Sense?
Most People Insist On Doing The Same Stupid Stuff Day In And Day Out And Then Wonder Why They Arent Rich
It's Not My Fault
Accept Responsibility For Your Own Actions and Do What It Takes To Effect Positive Change
Deadly Mistakes You Can Avoid
What gives some people the drive and determination to succeed while others fail?
Thanks for the Bad Economy
Think the economy is bad? Take a look at this article and see how Not So Bad it really is.
To Get Really Good,You Must First Be Really Bad
New investors get into real estate all the time and somehow they get this illusion its some kind of fairy tale business where you can go from beginner to expert in a few short months. Real estate, like all other businesses, has five steps to success.
When to Look A Gift Horse In the Mouth
Ask hard questions about why a seller is motivated. Here are some examples of good opportunities that shouldn't necessarily motivate you to buy.
Flipping Is Illegal !!
Oh No! All this time you've been telling me I could make a killing buying & selling (flipping) houses and now you?re telling me it's illegal, Ron?
Nine Ways To Improve Your Closing Ratio
You?ve pre-qualified your prospects. They look good and you?ve made an appointment with your lender for the formal loan application. You?re feeling good about yourself now because, as far as you?re concerned, this house is sold...or is it?
How You Can Retire With An IRA Worth $1,000,000
Ron discusses the aggressive use of your IRA.
The Power Within
Yes, it's an awesome power you've been granted. The power to succeed and the power to fail. The choice is yours and only yours. What will you do with it?
Triple Your Income in the Next 12 Months
We all have choices in life. We can spend our lives making a living or we can choose to make some real money.
Quick Cash Profits with Split Funding
This method is well suited to very short term quick-turn deals. As seller financing goes, it is a very simple technique.
Make Quick Cash on Assumptions
I have found this to be one of the easiest and quickest methods of buying and selling a property in weeks, days, or even hours.
Selling Houses Fast Part Two
The first step to success in buying and selling is locating prospects. Without potential buyers it's very hard to sell houses.
Where To Get The Money... Even If You Are Bankrupt And Broke
When I started investing in real estate in 1982, I thought you had to have money. I was working a job and was broke. Since then, I have learned that you don't need money, credit, or a steady job to do this type of investing.
The Rest Of The Story
This month's training is not real estate training - it's life training. This is an inspiration you won't won't want to miss.
It Takes Money To Make Money, And Other...Big Lies!
Whoever said it takes money to make money was someone trying to justify why they're broke. It does not take money to make money, and I'll prove it.
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone and Make Some REAL Money
Everyone has a comfort level in which they live and work. That level is determined by several factors and can be changed with practice and time. We have a choice of what we do each day, how we spend our time and how much money we make.
Magic Words that Make Millions
I've got a collection of magic words I've accumulated over the years. Most are designed to help me get into or out of a real estate deal. All of them work.
The Three Best Ways I Know To Find Ugly Houses
Have you heard about the ANT FARM? Ron's method of finding ugly houses and their owners to help you turn money fast is just what the title says - his top three methods - explained in plain and simple English as only Ron can do it.
How To Weather A Negative Cash Flow Storm
From time to time, even the best of investors can experience a problem with cash flow. In this RonTutorials/tutorial, Ron describes just such a problem and how he advised a student to cope with it in less than 30 days and turn their business back toward prosperity.
Three Good Ways To Find Pretty House Deals
While there are many ways that Pretty Houses can be acquired and sold, Ron gives you three secrets that ALL good real estate investors use to make these houses (and their big hidden profits) part of YOUR daily investor activities.
Turn and Face The Tiger
In this Ron tutorial, Ron encourages you to just get out there and "DO IT" by citing personal examples as well as examples from students that have used the training they have received through these programs to drive down the fast lane to Financial Independence.