Articles in the Spring 2014 Category

Inside this Issue – Spring 2014
By
Posted in Inside this Issue, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 2,094 views and Comments Off on Inside this Issue – Spring 2014

Welcome to the spring 2014 issue of the S.E.C. Observer. In this issue, Wes Dingler, 2014 President of the Society, thinks S.E.C. Members know how to “build a new box,” and he explains why creativity generates and closes transactions.

Build a New Box
By
Posted in S.E.C. President's Message, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 1,995 views and 3 Comments

Over the past couple of years, we in the real estate industry have been caught in a whirlwind of sorts. We went from making deals to saving deals. Then we went from saving deals to pure survival mode. But — dare I say — is that a light I see at the end of the tunnel?

Pick the Right Professionals – The Architect
By
Posted in Feature Articles, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 8,585 views and 1 Comment

This article will speak of our experience with our design architect, the professional who comes up with what the building will look like. Just as we do not pick the low bidder for our engineer, we seldom employ the most famous architect. It is our experience that famous usually translates to two things: needlessly expensive and, more importantly, someone who will ignore our ideas and design a monument to his own legend.

Social Media—To Use or Ignore?
By
Posted in Society Columns, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 11,784 views and 2 Comments

It is hard to believe that some of us can visualize a world without television. I remember that our farm family drove to a neighbor’s farm to see their new TV set. It was about 1958; there was only one black-and-white channel and we watched professional wrestling!

The Reorganization of the National Council of Exchangors
By
Posted in Society Columns, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 6,874 views and 4 Comments

The National Council of Exchangors is a non-profit trade association that promotes education in creative real estate and sponsors effective marketing forums biannually for the benefit of its members and others in the real estate industry.

Once There Were Three Little Pigs
By
Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 3,900 views and 2 Comments

Once there were three little pigs, Porky, Petunia, and Polly, trying to make their way in the world of real estate. Porky was always trying to make it big. He wanted the Big Deal! He was easily swayed by every deal.

S.E.C. Education Foundation News
By
Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 2,261 views and Comments Off on S.E.C. Education Foundation News

In the next few months, we will be delivering several quality education courses around the country…

S.E.C. Marketing Conference May
By
Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 2,423 views and Comments Off on S.E.C. Marketing Conference May

The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at the Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland, OR, 97205.

S.E.C. Education Symposium
By
Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 1,945 views and Comments Off on S.E.C. Education Symposium

The S.E.C. Education Foundation and the Society of Exchange Counselors are pleased to announce the S.E.C. Education Symposium, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on May 18, 2014, in Portland, Oregon, at the Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway.

S.E.C. Marketing Conference September
By
Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2014 on April 2014
Stats: 2,417 views and Comments Off on S.E.C. Marketing Conference September

The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, 330 Tijeras NW, Albuquerque, 87102.