Articles in the Winter 2006 Category

The Last Tango: How to Go Broke as a Broker
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Posted in The S.E.C. History Files, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the October 1973 issue of the Real Estate Observer. Work on every offering: Many real estate brokers feel that the secret of success is to keep busy. This theory is far from true. The successful broker knows the secret of success financially, is to work on one project […]

Arthur D. Scott
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Posted in In the Spotlight, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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An S.E.C. Biography Art Scott has a lovely accomplished wife, Tricia, four children, eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and a dog named Brie Ann. Washington State was Art’s childhood home. Seattle Pacific College and the University of Washington saw an education major pass through their halls. Art’s mother “wanted him to be a teacher but […]

Colby Sandlian: Lifetime Achievement Award
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Posted in In the Spotlight, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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Wichita Business Journal Lainie Mazzulo Longtime Wichita developer, Colby Sandlian was honored last month with a lifetime achievement award for his work in the local and national real estate industry. Sandlian, owner of Sandlian Realty, received the award on November 30th from the Kansas Certified Commercial Investment Member chapter, and the Wichita State University Center […]

March 2006 National Marketing Conference
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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March 19-22, 2006 Denver, Colorado The Society of Exchange Counselors will hold their National Marketing Conference in Denver, Colorado, March 19-22, 2006. The Society hasn’t had a meeting in Denver since May of 2002, and this one promises to be as successful as the last one! The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency […]

January 2006 National Marketing Conference
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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January 15-18, 2006 Las Vegas, Nevada The Society of Exchange Counselors will hold their National Marketing Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 15-18, 2006. The Society’s last meeting in Las Vegas was in December of 2003, and was so well attended that registration had to close early. The meeting will be held at the Stardust […]

First American Exchange Company
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Posted in Society News Briefs, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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A service from the Society’s 2005 Corporate Sponsor Personal Residence to Rental – “The Super Tax Break” Did you know that you can avoid paying tax on more than $500,000 of gain on your home? Many people are aware of the advantages of Internal Revenue Code Section 121, which allows a married couple to exclude […]

A Gift
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Posted in S.E.C. Education Foundation, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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We have just past through the rush of gift giving and receiving. It was fun, hectic, frenetic and pleasurable. But for the most part, it is a fleeting experience. Now, how would you like to give a gift that was inexpensive and would be greatly appreciated? A gift that might change a life and could […]

The Velvet Hammer
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the November 1973 issue of the Real Estate Observer. You know – a lot of us tend to forget the “velvet hammer” in making real estate transactions for our clients who are buying with cash or are exchanging desirable vehicles. The term applies to the position the new […]

Ideas and Formulas
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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Where do they come from – these ideas and formulas? Why are they so important to each of us in the real estate industry? Each idea or formula was created to solve a need. Think about that for a minute. Each idea or formula was created to fill a need. That is a powerful statement […]

Favorite Web Sites
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Posted in Society Columns, Winter 2006 on February 2006
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Editor’s Note: Many thanks to those who have responded to our request for their favorite web sites. We hope you enjoy the suggestions below, and that you will submit yours for a future issue of the Observer. Email your suggestions to: sec@secounselors.com Hunter Quistgard, S.E.C.: www.secounselors.com www.REE.com www.MapQuest.com www.Google.com AOL news, personal investment, and weather […]