William  Piotrowski, Just Call William 630-881-8655 (Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )

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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I was investing in real estate before I had a business plan or was a Realtor; yes, it includes it. I'll likely do a 1031 Exchange in the coming years to move more of my buy & hold property to San Diego from San Mateo / The Bay Area where I did all my investing 1989-2007,

Feb 03, 2017 05:04 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Yes

Feb 03, 2017 05:47 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes.

Feb 03, 2017 05:45 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

In a big way.

Feb 03, 2017 05:31 AM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

I don't discuss my business plan with others due to confidentiality considerations.

Feb 03, 2017 03:14 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

William Piotrowski - I am with you when it comes to Real Estate investing. Not an investor, yet.

Feb 02, 2017 10:35 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I do have plans to acquire more!

Feb 02, 2017 10:18 PM
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Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

Real Estate is a great investment you just buy the right property for the right price point 

    

Feb 02, 2018 08:28 PM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I do not want to deal with tenants, no thank you.

Feb 06, 2017 02:03 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

That's one of the main reasons I became a realtor!

Feb 04, 2017 01:13 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Yes

Feb 04, 2017 11:57 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Over 20 yeara ago!

Feb 03, 2017 07:47 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

You bet. 

Feb 03, 2017 06:37 PM
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Roger Realty
Frontline Properties, LLC - Madison, MS
Residential Buyers/Sellers, VA, and REOs

Yes

 

Feb 03, 2017 06:20 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 It is in my life plan, not my business plan.

Feb 03, 2017 04:37 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Not actively at this time.  

Feb 03, 2017 01:33 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

No pass on that.

 

Feb 03, 2017 01:03 PM
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William Simmons
Keller Williams - Las Vegas, NV
Agent

Yes, 50% of my clients are investors and I'm scheduled to purchase/flip 1 property per quarter for 2017.

Feb 03, 2017 12:40 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Been there, done that.

Feb 03, 2017 12:36 PM
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Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

Yes I'm looking for one right now.

Feb 03, 2017 11:57 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Doesn't all real estate agents have that in their portfolio? No? They should!!!!

Feb 03, 2017 08:57 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

when I was actively working in the business and was younger, I owned 23 units at one point....now I own 1 single family for family members ONLY to live in when they want or need to....plus the home I live in.... sold everything else....

Feb 03, 2017 08:43 AM
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Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
FrankRubiRealEstate.com

yes, has been part of my long-term plans for years. 

Feb 03, 2017 08:34 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

No, not at this late stage in my career.

Feb 03, 2017 08:24 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

well we will see.

Feb 03, 2017 08:15 AM
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Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Yes, though we sold our rentals last year. We will buy more in the future.

Feb 03, 2017 08:03 AM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

I did in the past, but not at this stage.  Been there, done that..

Feb 03, 2017 06:39 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Once upon a time, but not really at this point!

Feb 03, 2017 06:28 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

William Piotrowski Not anymore. Time to start thinking about retiring.

Feb 03, 2017 06:22 AM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Been there done that.

Feb 03, 2017 06:10 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

ALWAYS, buy, fix, sell and repeat

Feb 03, 2017 05:39 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Marc Swartz, CPA, CA, Real Estate Broker nailed this one!

Feb 03, 2017 05:03 AM
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Susan Laxson CRS
Premiere Plus Realty - Naples, FL
Realtor in Naples & Marco Island, FL

Yes, good practice to prepare for the future.

Feb 03, 2017 05:00 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

It always has

Feb 03, 2017 04:43 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

If you are talking my personal plan yes; my real estate business plan is to assist other clients.

Feb 03, 2017 04:24 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

No.

Feb 03, 2017 04:07 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

It does not.

Feb 03, 2017 03:53 AM
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Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Sample the real estate chocolates. Dig in and buy, fix, enjoy in many ways your hard earned investment. Just bought another waterfront property. Build your collection.

Feb 03, 2017 03:41 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

That is where most of my time and resources is spent.

Feb 03, 2017 03:05 AM
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Peter Mohylsky
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL

Nice picture, it was slow to load but when it did, wow.

Feb 03, 2017 12:23 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I totally agree with that sentiment - listen to Warren Buffett - diversify, diversify, diversify!

Feb 02, 2017 10:48 PM