Articles in the December 2010 Category

Inside this Issue – December 2010
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Posted in December 2010, Inside this Issue on December 2010
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Welcome to the December 2010 Issue of the S.E.C. Observer. William F. Richert, S.E.C. President, provides reasons for us to “keep the faith” and presents facts that indicate “we have begun to climb out of the abyss.” Darryl McCullough reports on “Canada – Northern Neighbor to the U.S.” – a terrific article with an abundance […]

S.E.C. President’s Message
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Posted in December 2010, S.E.C. President's Message on December 2010
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While watching the election returns last week, I was reminded of a quote of Ronald Reagan’s: “When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.” This election was indeed a statement by the people. Through the 20+ national elections I have witnessed, there has never been such a swing of passions from one election to the next – 2008 vs. 2010. Change just for change’s sake is not always what we are looking for.

Canada – Northern Neighbor to the U.S.
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Posted in December 2010, Feature Articles on December 2010
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A discussion on Canada has been requested. To that end, below we will touch briefly on Canada Demographics, Canada’s Economy, My Target Market, Canadian Taxes and Summary U.S./Canada Relations…

I Love My Banker – Part III
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Posted in December 2010, Society Columns on December 2010
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In earlier articles, we briefly discussed some of the challenges, regulations and restrictions your local banker is dealing with. Knowing these will help you as a borrower, buyer, or broker be more profitable in 2010-11. Commercial Real Estate, CRE, ratios are driving many of the decisions your bank is making today. If you or your clients have a commercial investment or development loan coming due in the next 12 months, be prepared to move it or pay it off…

Ten Ways to Increase NOI in Your Multi Family Community
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Posted in December 2010, Formulas and Strategies on December 2010
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There are many things an apartment owner can do to improve the bottom line in apartment operations. They fall into two broad categories: (1) increasing income and (2) reducing expenses. Some of the suggestions listed below fall into one category or the other, and some actually apply to both.

S.E.C. Education Foundation
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Posted in December 2010, S.E.C. Education Foundation on December 2010
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We are looking forward to a productive and exciting year that will start off with the “Day with the Masters II” program January 23 & 24, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The S.E.C. Education Foundation is pleased to present some of the Society’s most prominent instructors. This is a program you definitely don’t want to miss. Registration information and more details can be found in the Upcoming Events section of this issue of the Observer.

S.E.C. National Marketing Session & 50th Anniversary
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Posted in December 2010, Society News Briefs on December 2010
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The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at the Planet Hollywood Resort, 3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Day with the Masters II
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Posted in December 2010, Society News Briefs on December 2010
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The S.E.C. Education Foundation is pleased to present Day with the Masters II, January 22 & 23, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nevada

Facts About Richard R. Reno: Real Estate Counselor, Realtor, S.E.C.
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Posted in December 2010, In the Spotlight on December 2010
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Owner and operator of general Real Estate Business and Business Opportunity Business. Came to San Diego in July of 1933, and have lived continuously in Southern California since that time…

The History of the Society of Exchange Counselors
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Posted in December 2010, In the Spotlight on December 2010
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In the 1950’s, Realtor Richard R. Reno of San Diego, California observed that many of the real estate problems existing in San Diego’s overbuilt market could be solved by people exchanging real estate…