Articles in the Fall 2007 Category

Return for Effort Expended
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Posted in Fall 2007, The S.E.C. History Files on September 2007
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Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the June 1973 issue of the R.E. News Observer. Commissions and fees collected by real estate practitioners represent the return for efforts expended in their business. Since in this jet-age no one can successfully hide in one part of the country and do a large volume of business […]

Tight Money Strategies
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Posted in Fall 2007, The S.E.C. History Files on September 2007
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Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the November 1973 issue of the Real Estate News Observer. Since 1966, the real estate industry seems to be facing trends in supply, demand, and availability of loans that change more rapidly and more drastically than before. Changing our approach to brokerage to compensate for or benefit from […]

George Jonilonis, S.E.C.: Biography
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Posted in Fall 2007, In the Spotlight on September 2007
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George Jonilonis was born in Chicago, Illinois, on November 14, 1934. He is the eldest of two sons. His father, Antone, was of Lithuanian decent and worked as a printer. While a young girl, his mother, Catherine, immigrated to the United States from Hungary with her parents and four siblings. Antone and Catherine met in […]

Developing and Syndicating: Big Money Real Estate
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Posted in Fall 2007, Society News Briefs on September 2007
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Chet Allen, S.E.C., CCIM
Las Vegas, Nevada
January 26 and 27, 2008

S.E.C. National Marketing Session – January 2008
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Posted in Fall 2007, Society News Briefs on September 2007
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Las Vegas, Nevada
January 27-30, 2008

Land Trusts – Real Estate Buying, Selling, Holding & Management Systems
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Posted in Fall 2007, Society News Briefs on September 2007
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Pete Mendenhall Sunday, November 11, 2007 Charlotte, North Carolina 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pete Mendenhall presents a course that provides a comprehensive understanding of Land Trusts as an alternative to other forms of title, ownership entities and asset protection. Pete uses extensive visuals during the presentation to help students understand the sometimes complex material, […]

S.E.C. National Marketing Session – November 2007
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Posted in Fall 2007, Society News Briefs on September 2007
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Charlotte, North Carolina November 11-14, 2007 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, November 11-14, 2007, at the Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 J. M. Keynes Drive, www.charlotteuniversity.hilton.com. The Society has not held a meeting in Charlotte since 1999, and we are looking forward to returning to this terrific […]

Legends Leave a Legacy
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Posted in Fall 2007, S.E.C. Education Foundation on September 2007
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As the Education Foundation works to implement the “Legends” program, numerous discussions have been held on who might deserve “Legend” status. Our purpose is to use the “Legends” program to educate the public and those in our profession on how important new ideas and creativity can be to our industry. We wish to memorialize Members, […]

Always do Your Work on the Front End of the Deal
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Posted in Fall 2007, Formulas and Strategies on September 2007
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There is nothing like closing on a parcel of land for development and finding after you close that: 1. The city is going to require you to provide a new 8″ water main to your property at a cost of $18,000.00. 2. Or the sewer cannot reach you-you are going to have to go septic, […]

Timing, Timing, Timing
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Posted in Fall 2007, Society Columns on September 2007
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G5 Enterprises, Inc. is a group of five former real estate brokers who have joined forces to develop residential projects, primarily new home construction and condominium conversions. Many readers have heard some G5 success stories and have chatted with Chet Allen, S.E.C., and Virgil Opfer, S.E.C., about forming their own partnership to take on development […]