Articles in the Summer 2018 Category

Inside this Issue – Summer 2018
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Posted in Inside this Issue, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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Welcome to the summer 2018 issue of the S.E.C. Observer. In this issue, Brandon Sanders, S.E.C., 2018 president of the Society, recaps our recent meeting in Greenville and invites you to plan for our meeting in Detroit in September. Ernie Eden, S.E.C., CCIM, shares many useful techniques to “add value to apartment communities.”  Mark Johnson, […]

President’s Message
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Posted in S.E.C. President's Message, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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We enjoyed another successful meeting in Greenville, South Carolina last month.  We had over 90 in attendance with over 200 packages in the book, and the creativity of the group was flowing! We learned the immediate area is booming, with an MSA over 880,000, jobs continue moving to the area, pushing unemployment from a high […]

Adding Value to Apartment Communities
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Posted in Feature Articles, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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Everyone wants to buy a “Value Add” apartment community. As a broker specializing in multifamily sales, I can’t tell you how many buyers want this. Let’s talk about what it means. There are several ways an investor can add value to an apartment property, especially to a community with some age or one needing attention […]

What Would You Do?
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Posted in Society Columns, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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How many times have you driven by a property and said to yourself, I think I would like to own that property? Most of the time we do nothing but go about our daily routine. As you casually drive by the property the next time, you notice that the property is listed by a less-than-active […]

Driverless Vehicles
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Posted in Society Columns, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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Driverless Vehicles and Their Impact on Real Estate and Our Lives Ronald J. Robinson, S.E.C. You don’t have to be wizard to see what is coming down the road, no pun intended, but driverless automobiles will soon have a major impact on real estate development, not to mention our lives and the changes that will […]

Verbal Exchange Offers Don’t Work
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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You are wasting your time to even try to make verbal offers. Professionals call these, “Would-Ya-Takes.” These are sometime used in counseling, but in the field always, and I literally mean always, write down and sign what you actually would do.

S.E.C. Education Foundation News
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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Lance Warner, S.E.C. 2018 S.E.C. Education Foundation President Summer has arrived, and the S.E.C. Education Foundation is working to provide our members, candidates, and guests with interesting and timely education for the balance of 2018 and into 2019. We are planning an economic tour in Detroit, on Sunday, September 23, 2018.  The bus will leave […]

S.E.C. Marketing Conference September 2018
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Detroit, Michigan September 23–26, 2018 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at: MGM Grand Detroit 1777 3rd Avenue Detroit, MI  48226 Call (877) 888-2121 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we have a limited number of rooms available. The cutoff date for reservations […]

Detroit Economic Tour
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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S.E.C. Economic Tour Detroit, Michigan Sunday, September 23, 2018 The S.E.C. Education Foundation and the Society of Exchange Counselors are pleased to announce that we are arranging an economic bus tour of Detroit on Sunday, September 23. More information will follow soon, but please note: The bus will leave the hotel at 9:00 a.m. and […]

S.E.C. Marketing Conference November 2018
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Summer 2018 on June 2018
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Fort Lauderdale, Florida November 11–14, 2018 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at: Embassy Suites Deerfield Beach 950 South Ocean Drive Deerfield Beach, FL 33441 Call 954-428-0478 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we have a limited number of rooms available. The cutoff […]