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About JP Moses

JP Moses

JP Moses is a roughly-hewn man-child who first got into REI after reading Rich Dad, Poor Dad back in 2000. After trying to find a local REIA in his hometown (Memphis) and coming up dry, he decided to start one himself. So he started the Memphis Investor Group and grew it right alongside his real estate business for half a dozen years, before retiring from MIG in 2006.

JP started in real estate as a landlord, realized it was a complete mismatch for his personality, and stuck his flag deep into wholesaling instead. He went full time in 2002 and has since wholesaled somewhere north of a couple hundred deals, and had his hands in a little bit of everything else from time to time also - from short sales to rehabbing to Realtoring to BPOs to REO listings to notes to owner financing...blah, blah, blah. Among his core values are authenticity, creativity, delivering big value, general fun-ness and being unshaven.

JP doesn't hold himself up as a “guru” but also doesn't think it's a bad word. He totally loves being chief blogger guy at and hosting the free "Real Estate Investing Simplified" podcast, where he stratches his itch for "edutaining" fellow investors.

JP also finds speaking about himself in the third person to be strangely more fun than he expected and may consider it sometimes in real life too, just for fun.

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Here are my most recent blog posts:

Easiest Way to Get ‘Boots on the Ground’ for a Remote Deal »

So question: What do you do when you need someone to be your eyes, ears and “boots on the ground” with a deal remotely? Ever been there? I sure have. Well whether you’re a “virtual investor” buying and selling in a whole different market, or maybe just running your real estate operation without leaving the house […]

Video: How I Find Cash Buyers in Minutes for My Wholesale Deals »

Any seasoned wholesaler knows how truly important it is to have a strong list of cash buyers for your real estate deals — that is, folks who you know are actively buying investment properties, and have share their buying criteria with you. But no matter how good you are at building your buyer’s list, every once in a while you’ll still come […]

1 Simple Way to Flip 3-4 Deals a Week (So Simple, It’s Almost Obvious) »

Hey kids! What time is it?? Yup, it’s time for another titillating episode of, “What clever deal-getting thingy did JP learn from Joe McCall this time?” In previous episodes, we learned Joe’s “landlord sneak attack” trick for getting deals, and his 8 steps for wholesaling lease option deals. Check ‘em out. Today’s installment so darn simple, so seemingly obvious… that […]

Getting Deals With the Landlord Sneak Attack »

Today I want to share a sneaky little deal-getting trick from my buddy, Joe McCall. And seriously, you’re gonna love this. You remember Joe, right? He’s the guy who filleted open the world of wholesaling lease options for the rest of us. Here’s the post where he first walked through it all… But here’s a fact: Among all […]

Master freakin’ MIND :-) »

So today, I‘m on my way (driving) to St. Louis, for a 2-day Mastermind with some close friends and colleagues. I’m in a couple of these groups that meet at various times throughout the year, and I gotta tell you, I’m excited as a porcupine meeting a pineapple because I always return from these things with […]

Stop Investing in Real Estate »

Meet Nick… Nick’s an investor colleague of mine and Alpha home flipper, and he says you should stop investing in real estate. Hmmmmmm… Sounds crazy, I know. But let’s see what kind of “rabbit hole” Nick’s trying to drag us into. Nick’s got an interesting story to say the least… He first got into REI […]

Top 10 Fair Housing Mistakes Investors Make (#8 Blows My Mind) »

Check this out…  Did you know that April is National Fair Housing Month? Neither did I really. And side note, who the heck even decides this stuff, anyway? Well a colleague (and friend) of mine Jimmy Moncrief just sent me this nifty infographic he whipped up giving you a visual snapshot of the top 10 […]

4 Essential Traits of SUPERinvestors »

“Do I Have What it Takes?” Do you have what it takes to be a SUPERinvestor? What’s that? A Superinvestor? Yep — think about it like this… Super: (adjective) very good; first-rate; excellent; of the highest degree or power So… kind of like a spin on Superman… Do you have what it takes to be […]

Critical 1099 Info for Investors – Ignore at Your Own Risk »

If you’re in business for yourself but not actively sending out 1099s to your non-employee contractors like you should, then you need to read every single word of this blog post. Just do it…you’ll see why, and you’ll likely buy me something frosty next time you see me to say thanks (hypnotic command…boom ; -) […]

How to Make Awesome Sauce (Top 47 MLS Keywords for Investors) »

A while back I posted an article about how investors can get access to the MLS without a license. I was quite surprised, honestly, by how much buzz that post generated at the time. Judging by the extensive and saucy comments, some folks absolutely loved it, while others got their feathers more than a little […]