Author Profile: Ted Blank, S.E.C.

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Ted Blank, S.E.C. is owner of Ted Blank and Associates based in Denver, Colorado. Active in the real estate business since 1979. He specializes in syndications, note acquisitions, REO, and client based counseling. He is past President of the Society, a past recipient of the S.E.C. Counselor of the Year Award and the 2002 recipient of the “Jack Hunt Excellence in Education” award; and he served on the Board of Governors. Ted holds the CCIM designation from the National Association of Realtors. Ted serves as the 2022 2nd Vice President of the Society.©2009-2022 The S.E.C. Real Estate Observer

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2005 S.E.C. Education Programs
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Winter 2005 on 17 January 2005
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“Education is the Life Blood” It worked… Together, we did it… In 2001, the S.E.C. Education Foundation was created to reinvent Creative Real Estate Education nationwide by the Society of Exchange Counselors. By the end of 2004, S.E.C. Education Foundation Instructors have taught over 1,000 students at 23 venues around the country. Our success is […]

Creative 1031 Facilitator Tactics
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Posted in Autumn 2004, Feature Articles on 17 September 2004
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As we or our client’s sell property for cash, the funds are often put into a 1031 facilitator account in order to defer capital gain taxes by acquiring a replacement property. Other than the timing challenges, 45/days/180 days, this is a fairly simple process. What if the deal is not so simple? While marketing a […]

Creative Real Estate in New York: Another Society Success Story
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Summer 2004 on 17 July 2004
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The summer issue of the “NYSCAR News,” the newsletter of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors, included a report on the recent 3-day marketing, education and business meeting for NY Commercial Brokers. 140 commercial real estate brokers attended the meeting. The article noted that members of the Society of Exchange Counselors and several […]

A Commitment to Education: How your organization can help its members
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Summer 2004 on 17 July 2004
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Local and regional real estate organizations throughout the nation strive to provide services to their members. Perhaps the most needed service that your Board of Realtors, CCIM Chapter, RLI Chapter or Exchange Group can provide to your members that will bring the highest return on investment are education programs that go beyond that required for […]

Using Technology to Manage Your Business
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Summer 2004 on 17 July 2004
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How do you use the technology available today to manage your business? I was looking for a new way to manage my contacts so I sent a message out to the Society members about how our members use technology to manage their contacts, clients, investors, vendors, and consultants, etc. We all need to be organized […]

Baby Steps: Problem Solving Through Counseling
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Posted in Feature Articles, Spring 2004 on 16 May 2004
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One of my favorite movies “What About Bob,” starred Bill Murray as a mentally challenged patient of a Dr. Marvin, Psychiatrist, played by Richard Dreyfus. The movie spun a hilarious tale around Bob’s dependence and need to follow his psychiatrist on his vacation. At this time, Dr. Marvin was getting national exposure from his book […]

SEC Education Foundation Courses Approved
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Posted in Autumn 2002, S.E.C. Education Foundation on 14 September 2002
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THE S.E.C. EDUCATION FOUNDATION PROUDLY ANNOUNCES: 15 Creative Real Estate Courses and Instructors Equity Marketing, Counseling, Formulas, Broker Estate Building, Moderating, Development, Creative Seller Financing, and more… Visit www.secedfoundation.com for a list of courses and instructors and information on availability of SEC Education programs.

Introducing the S.E.C. Education Foundation Website
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Summer 2002 on 11 July 2002
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If the roots are strong, the tree will grow even stronger… SEC Members, Candidates and Friends: I am pleased to announce the creation of the SEC Education Foundation web site. The Mission of the SEC Education Foundation is to “…Encourage, promote and sponsor education programs in Creative Real Estate”. The new web site is our […]

Leading the Way
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Spring 2002 on 10 May 2002
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In 2001, The Society of Exchange Counselors embarked on a journey to re-invent education in the field of creative real estate. Recognizing a void in sophisticated education programs targeted to real estate professionals, we have committed our time, expertise and resources to becoming, once again, leaders in providing, sponsoring and underwriting advanced real estate education […]