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S.E.C. Observer The S.E.C. Real Estate Observer is an e-publication of the Society of Exchange Counselors. To read more about the S.E.C., visit the Society home page.©2009-2011 The S.E.C. Real Estate Observer

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March Marketing Conference
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2019 on 9 February 2019
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Salt Lake City, Utah March 17–20, 2019 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at: Marriott Salt Lake Downtown City Creek 75 South West Temple Salt Lake City, UT  84101 Call (801) 531-0800 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we have a limited number […]

Seven Deadly Sins
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2019 on 9 February 2019
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Seven Deadly Sins Salt Lake City, Utah Sunday, March 17, 2019 The S.E.C. Education Foundation and the Society of Exchange Counselors are pleased to announce that Ted J. Blank, S.E.C., CCIM, will present “Seven Deadly Sins” in Salt Lake City, Utah, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on March 17, 2019. This is an advanced […]

May Marketing Conference
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2019 on 9 February 2019
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Charlotte, North Carolina May 19–22, 2019 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at: Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites 201 S. McDowell Street Charlotte, NC  28204 Call (704) 372-7550 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we have a limited number of rooms available. The […]

Inside this Issue – Fall 2018
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Posted in Fall 2018, Inside this Issue on 24 August 2018
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Welcome to the fall 2018 issue of the S.E.C. Observer. In this issue, Brandon Sanders, S.E.C., 2018 president of the Society, asks whether you are ready to attend the next marketing session. Daniel J. Murphy, S.E.C., generously imparts his personal version of “Murphy’s Laws.” Hunter Quistgard, S.E.C., shares confirmation of why the “Society lives on,” […]

September Marketing Conference
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Posted in Fall 2018, Society News Briefs on 24 August 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 Fall 2018, Society News Briefs on 24 August 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 […]

November Marketing Conference
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Posted in Fall 2018, Society News Briefs on 24 August 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 (to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we have a limited number of rooms available. The cutoff date […]

Exchange Magic
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Posted in Fall 2018, Society News Briefs on 24 August 2018
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Exchange Magic Fort Lauderdale, Florida Sunday, November 11, 2018 The S.E.C. Education Foundation and the Society of Exchange Counselors are pleased to announce that Gary Vandenberg, S.E.C., will present “Exchange Magic” in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on November 11, 2018. Highlights and topics are listed below. This course will cover […]

The Society of Exchange Counselors
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Posted in Fall 2018, In the Spotlight on 24 August 2018
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In the 1950s, 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. He saw exchanging as an alternative to the unavailable cash buyer. He believed that people who owned real estate did not necessarily […]

Presenting a Package
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Posted in Fall 2018, The S.E.C. History Files on 24 August 2018
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(Think Big or Small …… but Think!) Editor’s Note:  This article first appeared in the August 1977 issue of the Real Estate News Observer. The package (information about a property) must be very clear and state exactly what the package represents. If a combination package or pitch isn’t clear, very few people will take the […]