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Speed, nothing more is what makes a flip a success. To quote the great Mickey from Rocky, speed is what we need, we need speed. The first day you purchased that flip was when you made all the money you will make, every day since you are losing more money. A dollar is not just a dollar. A dollar i...
04/04/2018
Kelly Bundy knew the "secret" before it was popular.At the age of, let's say 15 (as I am not sure) I was watching Married With Children and Kelly give advice to Bud on dating. Kelly's advice to Bud was believe your good looking and others will believe you are good looking as well.This advice work...
04/03/2018
My very first flip was a money making disaster. Yes it did make money eventually however it took my time and the help of a friend to make the money. It all started with my purchase a home located in South West Phoenix. The area is heavily Hispanic and while still higher in crime (as it tends to b...
03/20/2018
My wife and I have a Health Savings Plan. Overall it works well for us, our deductible is $3,500 each or $6,000 max for our family. We pay it first with our plan. Normally my wife places the $6,000 (pre tax) into the account each year and her employer contributes about $3,000, it can roll over to...
03/20/2018
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Tim Allen was recently on a radio program I listen to. His story is an interesting one, I was fascinated to listen to him tell how he went from literally facing life in prison to staring in the number one TV show.  He faced life in prison with new mandatory sentencing laws. Luckily for Tim, he wa...
03/18/2018
All I see on my facebook feed is "the world has gone to hell" 100 times per day. That has made me continue a few happy posts, like this one which is the truth about where we are as a Nation. While it is hard to believe from watching the 24 hour cycle of news and reading everything on the Internet...
10/05/2017
I do my best to write twice per day, mostly about real estate. However, going forward I will dedicate at least a few blogs per week to something positive. I did a little research today and found something very interesting. IT seems the world population is actually about to peak. We all hear it al...
10/03/2017
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I could not think of what to write today given all that happened, so I am just going to update on my consulting project. The project that began a few months ago for a client of mine is going well. We took the house from a very dated look to a very modern, industrial type look. The main reason for...
10/02/2017
If elephants rarely bit and mosquitos always bite, why do we always worry about the elephant in the room?It is our nature to worry about the big thing and ignore the small things but everything in life compounds. The average cup of coffee in the United States costs $2.62 at a store. If you made i...
10/01/2017
I recently read an article about a new company, Purple Bricks. Purple Bricks is a flat fee brokerage that performed well in Europe and recently opened an office in L.A. The title of the article was "Say goodbye to 6% commissions". Obviously, the article predicted Purple Brick and others like it w...
09/18/2017
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