Articles in the Spring 2007 Category

How to Get Rich
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Posted in Spring 2007, The S.E.C. History Files on May 2007
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Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the June 1975 issue of the Real Estate Observer. Prior to “making a million,” we have to take the first step – set an immediate goal of securing $1,000 per month cash flow. As this is an “after-tax” goal and after paying 40% to your broker, we are […]

Stimulating Discussion
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Posted in Spring 2007, The S.E.C. History Files on May 2007
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Most contributions in a group are made in relation to something said by another member. The role of the moderator in a meeting involves a great deal more than merely sitting at the head of the table and having the participants present, including: Stimulate Discussions Guide the Discussion Encourage All to Participate Control or Form […]

Stephen D. Barker
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Posted in In the Spotlight, Spring 2007 on May 2007
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An S.E.C. Biography Stephen D. Barker was born in Kirksville, Missouri on February 17, 1948 to Dale and Lila Barker. In the mid 1950’s, his family moved to Fenton, Michigan. His father was hired as a master mechanic with Oldsmobile Division of General Motors. He has a brother Dan who lives in Fenton, Michigan and […]

February TREE Meeting
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2007 on May 2007
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The February TREE meeting was held in Brownsville, Texas February 11 & 12. Mark & Diane Johnson were our gracious hosts for a Mexican Fiesta on Sunday evening. And after a full day of golf on Sunday, several of the TREE members participated in adult beverages. The food was great but the fellowship was even […]

Creative Equity Marketing and Exchanging
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2007 on May 2007
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Robert R. Giniecki, S.E.C., CCIM Sunday, May 20, 2007 Omaha, Nebraska Registration Fee: $89.00 Robert R. Giniecki, S.E.C., CCIM has served at various posts for the New York State Association of Realtors, including Director and Education Committee Chairman. Bob also served in several positions for the New York State Association of Realtors Commercial-Investment Division, including […]

S.E.C. National Marketing Conference May 2007
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Spring 2007 on May 2007
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May S.E.C. National Marketing Conference May 20-23, 2007 Omaha, Nebraska The Society of Exchange Counselors will hold their National Marketing Conference in Omaha, Nebraska, May 20-23, 2007. The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Downtown/Old Market, 555 South 10th Street. The phone number is (402) 346-9000. Please click the link below for more […]

The S.E.C. Education Foundation
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Spring 2007 on May 2007
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The Board of Directors of the S.E.C. Education Foundation has been very successful in fund raising the past few years. The society members have fulfilled their pledges and our Farley Fund Auctions have been quite beneficial. Now your Education Foundation is looking for more ways to promote the types of education that have made our […]

The Best Buyer is the Broker
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Spring 2007 on May 2007
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When I was first into investment real estate brokerage (having taken all the numbers courses before CCIM was invented), I would find what I thought was a really good buying opportunity, make a list of my 10 best clients/investors, and present my analysis. The usual response was, “Let me mull it over,” or some such […]

Let’s Make a Deal
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Posted in Feature Articles, Spring 2007 on May 2007
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Photo Credits: Fort Worth Business Press (July 10, 2006); Copyright © 2006 by Fort Worth Business Press. by Jenny Eure Fort Worth Business Press July 10, 2006 Real estate guru Bill Stonaker is a warrior. The Vietnam vet recently battled cancer. Now, he is fighting for his right to develop a $300-million-dollar property northwest of […]

Creativity = Curiosity + (Instinct x Intuition) + Change
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Posted in Feature Articles, Spring 2007 on May 2007
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I just refilled my Gatorade on the rocks, and decided to tune into my favorite watering hole on the net…. island music just seems right tonight and Margaritaville is just a state of mind anyway. Properly prepared, I then sat down to write this note. You see, I promised Jackie Hellingson I would write something […]