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I just watched an amazing video which I've posted below called the Money Tree. There are so many different interpretations. One that struck me was that people are oblivious to opportunity that is right in front of them. How many of us are looking for something that we already have or is withi...
Today is a really special day. For those who share the same feelings, you will really enjoy this video. Regardless of your beliefs, share the spirit of this post and video for which it is intended. Hoping everyone experienced growth in 2010 and 2011 will be your best year ever.
How are you viewing the real estate environment we are in today? I received an email today that got me thinking about perception. Between now and the next 24 months, I believe we will have bottomed out in real estate pricing. That being said, if I'm right, the time to start is NOW. Rates have...
As I sit going through my email, I came across a advertisement from a internet marketer. At the end of his ezine newsletter he had a poem by Robert Frost entitled The Road Not Taken. Think about this poem and your career. Think about choices you are making today and how they will impact you in...
Tax Planning for 2010 Down to the Wire As a changing power base in Washington wrangles over tax policy in the waning days of Congress' lame duck session, millions of families and investors are reluctantly awaiting the return of the estate tax and presumably much more stringent rules on gifting. A...
This is pretty darn cool. I thought I would share. Can anyone think of a "FlashMob" type application for real estate, other businesses, or other social cause or good? I think making a viral video of this sort would be a ton of fun. Any ideas out there??? Let's get creative-share your comments
If you're not watch Frank Garay & Brian Stevens daily-you should. They are known as the "Think Big Work Small" guys. You can go to TBWSdaily.com and sign up to get their daily video sent to you via email. You can also click on the link below the video and subscribe. Here is an example of one o...
In an effort to attract more residents. Did you know that some towns are offering "Free Land" to new homesteaders? I just found this article on CNBC. Maybe you know of someone who would consider moving to these areas. I have the link to the article below. http://www.cnbc.com/id/40220738?sl...
Some of you may have heard of Todd Duncan and others may not. He is an extremely successful mortgage company owner and trainer. He went through a tremendous amount of adversity in this past year-both financial and personal. He shares it with us in this video. The key to surviving all of this ...
WOW. Some big changes are on the horizon with conventional loan underwriting. The goal of course is to increase home ownership at a level that is affordable. While that is the goal of these changes, they might not be accomplishing it completely. Especially when you look at the changes in qual...