The Code of the West
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Posted in Society Columns, Spring 2009 on April 2009
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Jim Keller, a fellow S.E.C. Member, and I read western lore avidly, and have been doing so for more years then we care to remember. We both agree that the Western world of old, which we have grown to love, accurately depicts the true meaning of Americana.

Ronald J. Robinson, S.E.C.
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Posted in In the Spotlight, Summer 2006 on July 2006
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An S.E.C. Biography Robbie Robinson was born in 1931 and grew up in “the golden age of Hollywood” in Hollywood, California. Although his father passed away when he was very young, his Mother provided him with a very happy childhood. At a time in which women were not as they are today, his Mother achieved […]

Off-Plan Investments
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, San Francisco 2005 on December 2005
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Pre-construction or off-plan is a way to invest for yourself and your clients in real estate developments before or while they are being built. You or your clients through this method provide capital for real estate developers at the planning stage of the development. This type of investment offers easy and convenient portfolio diversification with […]

New Tax Break
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Posted in Autumn 2005, Feature Articles on September 2005
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Perhaps your accountant has already informed you of the new tax break that applies to those of us in the building business. Starting in January 2005, there is a 3%-of-income deduction for qualifying businesses. You should ask your accountant to look into the new section 199 of the tax code. A little research will allow […]

A Business Plan: Who Needs It?
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Posted in Formulas and Strategies, Summer 2004 on July 2004
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Let me ask you a question, would you ever consider the construction of a home or any building for that matter, without a detail set of plans to guide you to a successful completion of given project? The answer of course is absolutely not. Yet many embark upon complicated endeavors in the area of real […]