Author Profile: Chris Dischinger, S.E.C.

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Chris Dischinger, S.E.C. started in the real estate business while still attending the University of Louisville where he majored in finance. Although he has significant brokerage and commercial property management experience, Chris operates primarily as a principal and a developer. He has owned property in over eleven states including apartments, retail, industrial, land, and single-family homes and is the current President of the Louisville Apartment Association. Mr. Dischinger served as the 2011 President of the Society.©2009-2011 The S.E.C. Real Estate Observer

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Equity Marketing
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Posted in S.E.C. President's Message, Winter 2011 on 22 December 2011
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It is probably fair to say that the first human commerce involved two primitive human beings arranging to trade one vital necessity for another (food for clothing, perhaps?). These early humans had no concept about currencies, banks, a federal reserve, or the idea of flat money. Had the original cave man asked his neighbor to accept a piece of paper for that night’s dinner and all the paper said was that the receiving party would receive some value in the future, the neighbor would have probably considered clubbing this charlatan to death.

President’s Message
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Posted in Fall 2011, S.E.C. President's Message on 1 November 2011
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The Society of Exchange Counselors is primarily an organization that exists to allow our members and guests the opportunity to gather and make “transactions.” We are unlike many organizations that serve primarily as education and networking vehicles. It is certainly true that the society offers tremendous networking opportunities, and that spending several days together five or six times a year working deals leads to the creation of a great network of brokers from across the country and Canada.

Interesting Times
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Posted in S.E.C. President's Message, Summer 2011 on 15 August 2011
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These are interesting times, indeed. We, as a country, arguably have suffered the worst recession since the great depression of 1929. Times are tough, as many of the banks and financial institutions in our country have been bailed out, and to top it all off, the United States came dangerously close to a default on our sovereign debt.

The Golden Anniversary – 1961-2011
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Posted in S.E.C. President's Message, Spring 2011 on 25 April 2011
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The Society of Exchange Counselors is celebrating 50 years of existence, and that is an incredible milestone. What enables an organization to continue to not only exist, but to thrive for 50 years? I believe that it is a result of having a clearly defined vision of who and what you are and maintaining your core values. This leads to the question: what are The Society of Exchange Counselors core values and vision?