Articles in the Summer 2016 Category

President’s Message – Factoring in Risk?
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Posted in S.E.C. President's Message, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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Factoring in Risk? Whether you think that the economy is actually heading for a financial reset and, in some scenarios, a catastrophic reset, or that the fiscal fear mongers are out of control and financial collapse is just a way to sell more books, there is one factor you must consider when counseling your client […]

What the Society Means to Me
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Posted in Feature Articles, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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I attended seminars presented by James Misko and Wally Walker in my hometown of Missoula, Montana, in 1972,and shortly thereafter attended Richard Reno’s course near San Jose. My mentor/partner, J.C. Jacks, was the only S.E.C. in Montana at the time, and he piqued my interest; the three seminars closed the deal.Cliff Weaver was a friend […]

Is a Twitter Hashtag the Answer? Maybe.
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Posted in Society Columns, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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Over the years I, like many others who have attended real estate marketing meetings, have pondered this question: “How can we play a part in promoting the local, regional, and national groups where real estate equity marketing takes place? How can we make them more aware of the meetings that are currently taking place across […]

What is the Vision?
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Posted in Society Columns, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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Does our organization or our business have a good vision? I listened to a speaker this week who used an illustration for all organizations and businesses.  He told us to think about our business or group as a rope circle with all of our employees or members inside, but holding on to the rope.  The […]

Borrow a Certificate of Deposit to Obtain a Loan
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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*Excerpted from Creative Down Payments, a book by Chuck Sutherland Strategy As an incentive for a financial institution to make a loan, you can entice a third party to place compensating balances into the bank. Those compensating balances might be in the form of checking accounts, savings accounts, or Certificates of Deposit. Dick Janson, a […]

Steele’s Strategies
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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S.E.C. Education Foundation News
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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John P. Brennan, S.E.C. 2016 S.E.C. Education Foundation President As we head into the summer months of 2016, we continue to expand our education classes around the country. The Ultimate Syndication Workshop, presented by Gene Trowbridge on Sunday prior to the Denver S.E.C. meeting, drew over 50 attendees and was very well received. Gary Vandenberg […]

S.E.C. Marketing Conference September 2016
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Burlington, Vermont September 18–21, 2016 The S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at the: Hilton Burlington 60 Battery Street Burlington, VT 05401 Call (802) 658-6500 to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we only have a limited number of rooms available. The cutoff date for […]

Comprehensive Due Diligence in Key in Real Estate
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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Comprehensive Due Diligence is Key in Real Estate Burlington, Vermont September 18, 2016 The S.E.C. Education Foundation and the Society of Exchange Counselors are pleased to announce that Timothy R. Conley, CCIM, SIOR, will present “Comprehensive Due Diligence is Key in Real Estate” from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on September 18 in Burlington, Vermont. […]

S.E.C. Marketing Conference November 2016
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Summer 2016 on June 2016
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S.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session Fort Lauderdale, Florida November 13–16, 2016 TheS.E.C. National Invitational Marketing Session will be held at the: Embassy Suites Hilton Deerfield Beach 950 South Ocean Drive Deerfield Beach, FL  33441 Call (954) 312-2016to make your reservation. Make your hotel reservations early, as we only have a limited number of rooms available. […]