A Stick, a String, and a Carrot
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Posted in Spring 2009, The S.E.C. History Files on April 2009
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Many Realtors use cash to buy or control real estate for their own account. This program is OK if you have plenty of the green stuff around. However, once you use cash, it’s gone for a period of time, or what Jim Misko of Eugene, Oregon, calls “final spending.” The money is gone and gone probably when you need it.

How to Increase Your Income
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Posted in The S.E.C. History Files, Winter 2009 on January 2009
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The simple method of increasing income is by working on larger properties. Let’s say, for example, you are an investment broker or salesman who has specialized in selling units (duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes) and they sell from a range of $25,000 to $65,000. If you want to increase your income, all you have to do is upgrade your listing ability to start handling properties in excess of $100,000.

Using Structured Leverage
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Posted in Fall 2008, The S.E.C. History Files on October 2008
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The word “leverage” ap­pears to be the historical concept of estate building. It is from this basic historical concept of leverage that the Estate Building Broker might find “opportunity” using the historical ap­proach and adding a few ideas […]

Technostructure
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Posted in Summer 2008, The S.E.C. History Files on July 2008
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Certainly, the past two years have been challenging to those involved in Real Estate. A quick review demonstrated a Real Estate market with lots of money, or no money, to a market with expensive money. […]

Land, Land, Land
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Posted in Spring 2008, The S.E.C. History Files on April 2008
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“Land, land, land! I’m sick of land,” claim more and more brokers. What the industry is seeing is an overabundance of and packages or land vehicles offered to the market place […]

Six Ideas for Profit
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Posted in The S.E.C. History Files, Winter 2008 on January 2008
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An attempt will be made to generate six simple ideas that will permit one to make money during the present monetary uncertainty. […]

Is Real Estate in Turmoil?
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Posted in Summer 2007, The S.E.C. History Files on July 2007
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Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the August 1973 issue of the R.E. News Observer. If you change a few dates and numbers, it could just as easily have been written today. Have you been asked recently what you think the future of real estate is in the next two years? To youngsters in […]

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 […]

Buy Low, Sell High
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Summer 2006 on July 2006
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Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the May 1972 issue of the Real Estate Observer. “BUY LOW … SELL HIGH” has been taught in educational classes for years. We don’t want to argue with this advice from our educators, but we feel it would be wise for the estate building broker to explore this […]

Working to Solve Negative Cash Flow
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Spring 2006 on May 2006
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Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in the November, 1974 issue of the Real Estate News Observer. Mr. Bartaloni owned a building leased to XYZ Title Insurance Company. The lease had six more years to run on a 15 year lease. However, Bartaloni forgot, in the original lease negotiations to have a tax clause or […]