Articles in the Spring 2002 Category

Software Program Donated
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2002 on May 2002
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Here is an Opportunity to Simplify and Standardize Your Backup Packages for Future SEC Meetings Bill Warr has developed a Software Backup Package that is an easy to follow “fill in the blanks” program. Included are cover sheets, summary sheets, A Pods, rent roll, expenses, loan and amortization tables etc., etc., etc. Also included is […]

SEC Tradition Reestablished
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2002 on May 2002
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A long time tradition of the Society was re-introduced at the Dallas SEC meeting in March. Leo Goseland, our newest Full Counselor, was administered the SEC Counselors Oath by Mark Johnson, 1st Vice President of the Society during a reception for Members and Guests at the Dallas meeting. Joined by his wife, Deborah, Leo accepted […]

SEC Strategic Planning Update
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2002 on May 2002
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We have experienced two great strategic / long-range planning sessions. In Orlando, we had the vision of nine (9) past presidents; in Dallas, we experienced the input from sixteen (16) members. In Denver, we will once again ask for input from another twenty (20+/-) members. If you have not been asked to attend the previous […]

Leading the Way
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Spring 2002 on 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 […]

The History of National Real Estate Exchange Organizations
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Posted in Spring 2002, The S.E.C. History Files on May 2002
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In the late 1950s Richard R. Reno of San Diego California suggested to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) that some type of exchange group be set up under the umbrella of NAR. The existing International Traders Club didn’t have much structure or function. A committee was formed to study the idea and Richard Reno […]

Jack Hunt, S.E.C.
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Posted in In the Spotlight, Spring 2002 on May 2002
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“If work can be a pleasure; if one can use their knowledge and skills; if one is tested; if the basics are sound; most any project can be a great success.” Jack Hunt, S.E.C. “There is no secret to success. There is a secret to failure, and that is to take a do nothing attitude […]

In Memoriam: Sam E. Brown, S.E.C.
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Posted in In the Spotlight, Spring 2002 on May 2002
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Sam Brown was born in Dalhart, Texas on February 17, 1921. The son of Mr. Eck Brown and his wife, Maude Culberson Brown. Sam had one brother, Billy N. Brown, who also because a Realtor. Sam grew up in Dalhart, obtaining his Eagle Scout award and graduating from Dalhart High School in 1938. In 1938, […]

The Idea Session
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Spring 2002 on May 2002
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“What’s Hot, What’s not,” that’s the title that was given to a group participation session at the Dallas meeting devoted to new trends, new ideas, and problem areas. This was an opportunity for the group to interact and exchange information on their perception of market changes. This article gives a brief overview of some of […]

The REO Formula Revisited
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Spring 2002 on May 2002
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I do not know where the REO connotation originated, but I presume that it in the late 70’s and early 80’s it was synonymous with the line item category used by banks and savings and loans to designate properties that had been foreclosed upon or that were of no further use to the bank, (like […]

Just Thinking
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Posted in Society Columns, Spring 2002 on May 2002
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Technology and the SEC We cannot lose the essence of what the Society is all about. Which begs the question, how do we effectively integrate the technology that Bill Warr and now Tom Langel have brought to the SEC and still remain grounded in the original SEC marketing concept, i.e., that we are in a […]