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2018 

Did you know you can buy a house without any credit and without a lot of money?  There are several avenues to do this. Today we will just focus on one that I personally know very well. While I have used others many times in business, I purchased my personal home 14 years ago with a lease to purch...
09/20/2018
Many, if not most, credit Thomas Edison with our modern electrical systems however none would be possible without Nikola Tesla. Tesla was an engineer who came to America with a dream continuing his work for the great Thomas Edison at Menlo Park. At the time, Edison was working on a design for wha...
09/20/2018
In 1968, a Minnesota based company was trying to invent a new type of adhesive and did, although they initially believed it to be somewhat worthless. The inventor, a chemist by the name of Spencer Silver had invented a glue which was strong enough to hold light weight items together but weak enou...
09/16/2018
  So today I thought I would explain how to help a buyer who did not qualify find a home and save your commission.  There are several avenues to do this. Today we will just focus on one that I personally know very well. While I have used others many times in business, I purchased my personal home...
09/09/2018
More on the lease to purchase. How to set the purchase price? This can be complicated as the purchase may not take place for several years. The way I have personally done this, on a case by case basis, has been based on market inflation rates. I have in the past based my sale price on a 3% increa...
09/09/2018
I was trying to space these “teachable” posts to once per week but today I had something happen that I have to post. In my 14 years licensed, I have never laughed (physically laughed) at an agent trying to present and offer, until today.  It started out bad for the agent. She called me from a Cal...
09/06/2018
Let’s talk about reverse mortgage. I read on various forums all the time people making complaints regarding real estate schools and how they just prepare for the test. I explained to someone last week that if you pay attention in these classes, there are hidden treasures uncovered by very few, wa...
09/02/2018
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