Broadcast Notes

5/16/10: Live, Work, Play – Designing Your Lifestyle as a Real Estate Investor

The world has changed! The internet has made it smaller, the economy has become much more global, and there are unprecedented opportunities to integrate real estate investing into an international lifestyle.  But if you’re living in your home town, working at a day job and dreaming of going global, where do you start?  We invited …

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5/2/10: The State of the Fractional Interest Real Estate Market with Dr. Dick Ragatz

Unless you’ve been living off planet, you know that the real estate world has changed dramatically in the last few years.  Why?  Because financing as we came to know and love it has all but disappeared.  But does that mean people have stopped wanting to buy real estate?  Of course not! The idea of fractional …

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3/21/10: The Investor’s Dilemma: Hang on for the Long Term – Or Cut, Run and Redeploy

As the economic tide rises and falls, every investor needs to re-evaluate his or her holdings and ask, “Should I stay or should I go?”  This is especially true if you were late to the last party and are now wondering where the exit is.  But is there a new party about to start – …

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3/7/10: Using Real Estate to Fund College – Making Good Choices in Today’s Market

How to pay for college can be as important and difficult a decision as selecting which school to attend. With all the changes in the market, can real estate still help? To school us on this important topic, plus provide a timely warning about an old law that has taken on new relevance in one …

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2/28/10: In Pursuit of Excellence – What Real Estate Investors Can Learn From Olympic Athletes

Athletics are such a visceral metaphor for every form of human endeavor –  including investing.  During an athletic competition, years of dedication to a single pursuit are tested in a matter of moments.  Every decision, sacrifice and whim of fate are focused into one measurement of success: the scoreboard.  And so it is with an …

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2/21/10: Commercial Property Update – Woes, Recovery & Opportunity

Many people think that the residential real estate crisis and its impact on banks and the secondary mortgage market have set the table for an even bigger implosion in commercial real estate.  But if you believe that opportunities often come dressed as problems wearing work clothes, maybe that isn’t so bad. In studio today to …

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