Articles in the Spring 2005 Category

Practical Exchanging
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Posted in Spring 2005, The S.E.C. History Files on March 2005
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Many exchangors think they know all they need to know about exchanging if they know how to put together a section 1031, tax deferred exchange, take a house trade-in, or have a client “willing to take something in trade that can be sold out of escrow – for cash.” This is fine as far as […]

A Leader’s Life
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Posted in In the Spotlight, Spring 2005 on March 2005
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Jim Crowley, S.E.C., CCIM: A Biography Everyday we endeavor to improve and maintain a quality of life that demonstrates balance and meaning for ourselves and others. A leader strives to improve the quality of life for his family, his community and the various organizations that are important to his or her beliefs. Rarely do the […]

Broker Estate Building Courses
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2005 on March 2005
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Phil Corso, S.E.C. & Mark Johnson, S.E.C., CCIM Broker Estate Building continues to sail into ports near you. Having successfully sailed into Atlanta with 68 attendees, with the assistance of Ernie Eden, BEB is now setting its sails for Chicago on April 5th & 6th and New Haven, Connecticut on April 27th and 28th. If […]

Developing Passive Income for You and Your Clients
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2005 on March 2005
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A Panel of Experts – Fort Worth, Texas The S.E.C. Education Committee is pleased to bring you four quality speakers to the Ft. Worth S.E.C. Meeting. They will be speaking on “Developing Passive Income” and covering four areas. 1. Notes and Mortgages: Wayne Palmer, Salt Lake City, Wayne has been licensed since 1976 and is […]

Education and Marketing at Sea
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2005 on March 2005
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The Society of Exchange Counselors And the The S.E.C. Education Foundation Announce “Creative Real Estate Education and Marketing at Sea” A Beautiful 7-Day Journey to Alaska aboard the Cruise Ship, Diamond Princess The Society of Exchange Counselors and its affiliate, the S.E.C. Education Foundation will conduct a series of real estate marketing sessions and real […]

First American Title: Real Estate Solutions™
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2005 on March 2005
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A Message from the 2005 S.E.C. Corporate Sponsor New Revenue Procedure 2005-14 Clarifies Treatment of Gain for Properties Used as a Personal Residence and for Investment Purposes Many taxpayers hold property both for business and personal uses. A taxpayer may live in a house for several years and then move out of the house and […]

Back To The Future
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Spring 2005 on March 2005
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Sometime in the early 70’s, I attended an Illinois GRI class in Peoria, IL. One of the instructors was Ed Compere, MAI from Abilene, TX. He told us how stupid we all were taking a listing and then trying to justify the price. We needed education, he went on, and the only place to get […]

Still Learning After All These Years
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Spring 2005 on March 2005
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I have the privilege of serving as this year’s President of the S.E.C. Education Foundation. It has become a tradition for each year’s president to include a message to the readers of the S.E.C. Observer about our Society’s long standing tradition of providing unique and high quality real estate education programs that reflect our philosophy […]

Time vs. Energy
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Spring 2005 on March 2005
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We view every sunrise as a new opportunity – 24 hours to succeed. We welcome the new day with a smile and with a promise to ourselves to do something productive. That struggle for productivity begins as we map and plan our day. We strive to be productive at work, in our relationships, with our […]

My Favorite Formula
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Spring 2005 on March 2005
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Occasionally, but not often, can you start a real estate deal with a formula, and work backwards to the successful closing. Normally, the formula is used once and the way you were trying to do the deal fails. Instead of giving up, you think, “how else could this deal be done?” Then you start reviewing […]