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Monopoly Money Is Only As Good As One Trusts In It!

I may have mentioned in past stories about the heroics of a great woman that left many impressions and taught many lessons; however, I do not believe I’ve told you the story of my grandmother, Pearl Nadine Summers.  The very woman that participated in raising me and instilling the lessons that I use to this… Read more »

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Real Estate Investing: Let Compounding Over Time Create the Growth

Five years have past since the Real Estate Markets hit their point of resetting in 2010 from the 2007-2008 Great Real Estate Depression.  Extremes in both individual human behavior and financial/credit modeling often cause financial losses and results in the ‘left behind’ mentality & reality. Looking back over the past 21 years of active investing… Read more »

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Real Estate Investing & Growth from Mistakes

We make mistakes -it is a fact of life.  Whether its in business, personal, or day-to-day investing decisions.  The truth is mistakes are a given if one is actually taking action in directions to achieve success.  Whether it be screening a potential resident or selecting that new property to rehab-to-retail odds are some mistakes will… Read more »

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Real Estate Investing: Fighting Through Ones Fears

  Sometimes we set ourselves up for failure by mentally creating our own roadblocks… Often I see either new  or seasoned real estate investors that are battling self-created obstacles. As a child I went through a series of events that were repeatedly negative.  Just when I was starting to get my bearings and life seemed… Read more »

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Real Estate Investing: Dream or Reality?

  What is it you desire in life… You see I grew up in family centered on rehabbing, selling homes, and moving on to the next mixed in with pure business and investment conversations.  I witnessed both entrepreneurship, corporate ladder climbing, and also basic survival with nothing but a dream.  For one to find what… Read more »

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Real Estate Investing: Success Starts from Within

As Real Estate Investors, we must prepare ourselves for change in our business and everyday life.  Every so often I have a moment of deep awakening from a lesson learned in life through others or some great event.  Going through life I’ve had a couple distinct moments: college, my 2002-04′ rental vacancy factor, 2007-09′ real… Read more »