Archives for July, 2010


I remember a little over a year ago I predicted that EAST Nob Hill would be the next revitalization center as businesses in Nob Hill proper ...

I’m working on a lease option deal with one of my partners right now. In this brief post I’m going to share with you how ...

"I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck. I wanted to be in the band who didn't look like a ...

Ever go in a restaurant and see a framed dollar bill on the wall? That’s the first dollar they ever got from a customer who was ...

When is the perfect time to leave my job to do real estate investing full time? That is a question for the ages (and for ...

Darrell Hardy, Editor of Success Magazine, says that innovation is the process needed to take companies and people beyond “the competitive herd of the masses ...

We've written here numerous times about the importance of markets, and market timing, so it is in that vain that I report to you a ...

I do a lot of lease options. And I always try and get 5-year option terms. One of the more common objections that comes up ...

To live a rich, balanced life we need to be more in conscious control of our habits and lifestyles. Actualized individuals have a regular exercise ...

In another piece, I busted up some of the most common myths about bankers. My hope was that once you realized that banks actually need ...

"Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it all others depend" Whether you are an apartment investor or commercial real estate investor, ...

What is the origin of true ambition? There exists really only one place to find true ambition and that is within you—in every thought, in ...

I bet you’ve heard this saying: give a man a fish and feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and feed him ...

Did you hear the news? CEO confidence is up, according to the Vistage CEO Confidence Index 2nd quarter results. While CEOs of small to ...

To be a highly successful real estate investor you should pick a niche and become very familiar with it. For example, some people choose probates, ...

A July 6, 2010 article by Ben Johnson, Contributor to NREI, reported on new numbers from a recent study by J.P. Morgan Asset Management — ...

Even after doing this for 20 years, I’m still open to new possibilities. I’m always looking for new deals, new ideas, new things to learn. You’ve ...

If you watch the news or read the paper, you may be thinking that real estate lending has completely dried up. You’re guessing you can ...

Doing Remarkable Things

When it comes to meeting and conquering the negativity in your life, here is a key question: what can you do, starting today, that will ...

This brief article should help you become more productive… help you become more stress free… and it’s also a little therapy for myself. You see, as ...

It’s absolutely amazing how much you can increase your profit by changing the appearance of a property.  Regardless of whether it is a wholesale property, rental or a ...

"How To Get More Done" If there is one thing that many apartment and commercial real estate investors need more of, it's time. This is especially ...