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Rainmaker
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

You can perhaps put properties in a trust, corp or LLC . . . with a trustee or statutory agent who is 'not you'.

**this is actually a great question for your attorney.**   :D

You STILL need to reveal your status as a licensee as an ethical requirement.

"One party holds an active RE License"

Jan 27, 2020 07:04 PM
Rainmaker
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Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

This is exactly why some licensed "investors" give up their license...so they can do or say what they want and not be governed by the Real Estate Commission.

Either you want the commission from your license or you want to be unregulated...you can't do both.

I invested and flipped RE for many years and always put "Licensed Real Estate Broker" next to my name as buyer.  Just tell it like it is.

Eve

 

Jan 28, 2020 05:24 AM
Rainmaker
990,805
Doug Dawes
KW Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

You, having a Real Estate license does not impede you from investing in property but you must disclose you are licensed. 

Establish a Realty Trust or LLC for masking the principle's name.

Jan 28, 2020 04:56 AM
Rainmaker
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

1) You don't use your license to buy a property Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041 . You use your skill set to purchase a property wisely.

2) Check with the State and a trusted title company or lawyer for part 2 of your question.

Jan 27, 2020 07:40 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

For an Investor having a license is a HANDICAP NOT AN ASSET, if you think that getting a license will help you as an investor then you may want to reconsider your path.

Jan 27, 2020 07:18 PM
Rainmaker
888,397
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

1. OBTAINING property cheaply to flip and profit in best achieved w/o a license.

2. Simply place ANONYMOUS on the purchase contract. That should work.

More details for an actionable plan  available upon request.

Jan 28, 2020 05:26 AM
Rainmaker
4,039,221
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

It will depend on your state real estate laws.

Jan 28, 2020 03:09 AM
Rainmaker
5,582,589
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Candice A. Donofrio has your answer.

Jan 27, 2020 08:18 PM
Rainmaker
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Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

1. I don't see any reason how you can use your license to buy a property for cheap.  You just hire a realtor to help you find the property.  If you have a license but you don't have any experience,  then you try doing the real estate part on your own, you may end up getting in trouble. 

2. I see many investors using series LLC.  However, having said that, I would suggest that you talk to an attorney.  Every situation is different and the attorney understands the legal aspect of a business structure.  Good luck!

Jan 28, 2020 12:54 PM
Rainer
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Caroline Gerardo
Sun West Mortgage Corporation - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

Contract can be written "My Attorney or his assigns" but some won't like to accept the veiled offer.  Contract can be in a LLC that you are not officer.

The thing is this: you can't have a lychee nut, an apple, an elephant and a free golden goblet all in the same blender. 

If you are licensed you have to disclose this

Having a license doesn't mean you will know a deal when you see one

Fix and flip - you need to know how to price construction and repairs with the finest of skills

Making a profit is about: market knowledge, leveraging money, being super fast, estimating all the possible costs and liability 

Jan 28, 2020 11:37 AM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Follow the rules in your state.

Jan 28, 2020 07:45 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Great question for a real estate attorney.  

Jan 28, 2020 07:06 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

if you're licensed, you'd better fully disclose that fact.... clearly, visibly and understandably....

Jan 28, 2020 12:32 PM