Author Profile: Clifford P. Weaver, S.E.C., CCIM

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Clifford P. Weaver, S.E.C., CCIM (San Jose, California) was a member of the Society of Exchange Counselors. Mr. Weaver personally administered the real estate interests of multiple partnerships, corporations, and joint ventures throughout his career. His articles appeared in the leading national real estate journals. He was named S.E.C. "Counselor of the Year" in 1968, and was the 1975 President of the Society. He authored articles and books on Broker Estate Building and was a founder of the original S.E.C Real Estate News Observer. . He created a real estate education program on Broker Estate Building and taught throughout the nation in the 1970's. Known for his creativity, good nature and fun loving spirit, today, the SEC honors his name with the Cliff Weaver Award for Most Creative Transaction of the Year.©2009-2011 The S.E.C. Real Estate Observer

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It’s Heavy and It’s a Challenge
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Posted in Spring 2017, The S.E.C. History Files on 12 April 2017
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Editor’s Note:  This article first appeared in the April 1975 issue of the Real Estate News Observer 1975 EDITOR’S NOTE: In mid-Janu­ary, the National Society of Ex­change Counselors elected Clif­ford Weaver as its President. He replaces Richard R. Reno of San Diego, California, who was presi­dent and founder of the Society. Reno has received every […]

If I Only Had One Listing
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Posted in The S.E.C. History Files, Winter 2017 on 16 February 2017
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Editor’s Note:  This article first appeared in the October 1975 issue of the Real Estate News Observer. I would make sure it was a win­ner: If I had only one listing, I certainly would not have any ex­cuse for not having all the home­work, research and data pertain­ing to the listing and the area where […]

Experts Provide Protection
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Posted in Fall 2016, The S.E.C. History Files on 13 October 2016
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Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the April 1973 issue of the Real Estate News Observer. In the Beginning Mr. and Mrs. Seller had purchased an industrial parcel of land some five years ago for $200,000. They purchased the property for 25 percent down and agreed to pay the balance over five years. They […]

A Created Lease for Hypothecation
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Posted in Spring 2015, The S.E.C. History Files on 18 April 2015
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Two Realtors owned a commercial lot on a busy street, encumbered by two private loans of $20,000 and $14,000. The lot adjoined an older motel that handled the payments and taxes. However, the geographical management and continued deferred maintenance soon created a problem. The lot was offered for sale or exchange. There were no buyers ready, willing and able to tackle the “motel” headache.

If I Only Had One Listing
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Posted in Spring 2013, The S.E.C. History Files on 21 April 2013
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I would make sure it was a winner: If I had only one listing, I certainly would not have any excuse for not having all the home¬work, research and data pertaining to the listing and the area where the listing is located.

It’s Heavy and It’s a Challenge
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Posted in The S.E.C. History Files, Winter 2012 on 9 December 2012
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Inflation – Don’t let the current drop in interest rates and reduction of prime rates fool you. While they seem to help, we can expect difficult times ahead because inflation is a pest.

A to Z Unprofessionalism
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Posted in Spring 2012, The S.E.C. History Files on 28 April 2012
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This article, while saying some “no no’s” about our profession, is written to those who most likely do not subscribe to any professional magazine or educational journals, such as the Real Estate News Ob¬server.

Personal Money Management
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Posted in The S.E.C. History Files, Winter 2011 on 22 December 2011
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Frankly, it is very easy for the American public to buy a home which can be acquired from “nothing down” to “very little down.” The bright side of the picture is the fact that “little or no capital” is required for the initial down payment. However, the other side is that the monthly principal and interest is high. Few buyers take into consideration the inflationary cost of water, gas, electricity and other utilities.

Finders Keepers
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Posted in Fall 2011, The S.E.C. History Files on 1 November 2011
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Did you ever roam around a new subdivision and see all of the homeowners putting in their lawns, and right in the middle of the subdivision are two vacant lots? The developer knows the value of “finders keepers.”

Experts Provide Protection
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Posted in Summer 2011, The S.E.C. History Files on 15 August 2011
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Mr. and Mrs. Seller had purchased an industrial parcel of land some five years ago for $200,000…