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Brent Maxwell

Brent Maxwell is the founding partner of IPS Realty

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A Tale of 3 Flips: #3 for 91% Return

Flip #3 in a series of 3 blogs: 91% return in 52 days

15361 Sorrento, West Side Detroit ~ Sometimes good things happen fast. In this business, you have to be prepared to act and react if you want a return on your investment. 

A Tale of 3 Flips: #2 for 35% Return

Flip #2 in a series of 3 blogs: 35% return in 36 days

5849 Baker Street, Mexicantown Detroit ~ Sometimes you win because you’re in the right place, at the right time, and you move faster than the competition. 

A Tale of 3 Flips: #1 for 71% Return

Flip #1 in a series of 3 blogs: 71% return in three months 

5305 Cecil Street, Southwest Detroit ~ Lights flashed and sirens blared, as six police cruisers carrying 24 special ops police officers, followed by me in my hulking black Ford F-150, approached 5305 Cecil in Southwest Detroit.

It's 2019 - What Are You Investing In?

Happy New Year!

The G-Word

It’s not cool to use the G-word. And yet, that may be what’s happening in Detroit.

The Holidays at Home

It’s no longer necessary to flee Detroit for brighter destinations during the holiday season.

When It Has a Name, It Becomes Real

“Naming is the origin of all particular things,” so said the Tao Te Ching. (Read the whole discourse here.)

Thanksgiving in Detroit

It’s not only a tradition for my family or for my fellow Detroiters. 

Auction Fever

When bidding at an auction, the most important thing is to not get emotional about your bids.

It’s business. Don’t let emotion cloud your judgment. And don’t get too attached to a property.

A Pig in a Poke

A pig in a poke is a British phrase to refer to something that is sold or bought without the buyer knowing its true value.

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