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11/21/10: Real Estate Economics – Interviews with the Federal Reserve and National Association of Realtors

As we’re guiding our real estate sailing ship through the choppy economic seas of the past few years, we’ve learned the wisdom of having a lookout watching the horizon for threats and opportunities. We also like to compare notes with other sailors – especially those whose lookout platforms are higher up than ours.  They can …

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10/24/10: Big Profits without Wall Street or Tenants – How Private Investors are Making Money from the Financial Crisis

10/24/10: Big Profits without Wall Street or Tenants – How Private Investors are Making Money from the Financial Crisis

When an economy burns down, the landscape is charred and the financial food chain is disrupted.  Viable businesses starve for funding, while investors hunger for return.  The normal eco-system has broken down and sources of capital and investment opportunities aren’t where they’re supposed to be.  Everything is in disarray and the ensuing uncertainty breeds fear. …

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9/5/10: Alternative Strategies in Today’s Economy – Insider Secrets for Lower Legal Bills

Just as injuries are a part of a professional athlete’s life, so too are legal altercations a part of a real estate investor’s life.  You do everything you can to avoid them, but when they come up it’s always smart to get professional help. Unfortunately, like doctors, lawyers don’t come cheap.  So it’s important to …

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8/29/10: Public or Private Pool? The New Rules for Accredited Investing

Honey, they shrunk my net worth! In case you haven’t heard, the financial reform bill redefines who qualifies as an accredited investor.  So, if you like to pool your money with other people’s money so you can get in on bigger deals, there are some new rules to play by. And if you’re syndicating deals …

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8/15/10: How Capitalism Will Save Us – An Interview with Steve Forbes

The Real Estate Guys™ sit down and talk with Steve Forbes about jobs, the economy and real estate. We don’t know about you, but any time a billionaire, a CEO of a major company, a best selling author or a legit presidential candidate is willing to sit down and chat, our response is always, “Yes!”.   …

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8/8/10: Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You! Peter Schiff Reveals How He Predicted the Crash

WHO KNEW the crash was coming? Lots of people have been reverse engineering the causes of the financial crisis.  It’s easy(er) to be smart when operating from hindsight.  But when someone gets it right for the right reasons BEFORE the event occurs…well, that’s just impressive. Peter Schiff is one of the few guys who called …

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8/1/10: Economics, Politics and Real Estate – Interviews from Freedom Fest 2010

If you’re one of those who take The Real Estate Guys™ to the gym, make sure you carbo load first! This one’s a whopper!  Our radio audience only got an hour, but the podcast audience gets the whole enchilada.  That way whether you like American or Mexican, there’s something for everyone. A few weeks back, …

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7/25/10: Entrepreneurs in the New Economy – Getting Paid to Solve Problems

7/25/10: Entrepreneurs in the New Economy – Getting Paid to Solve Problems

Do you remember the old “new” economy? That was the one where technology companies could go public without profit.  In some cases, they didn’t even need revenue. Ahhhh, those were the days. The new “new” economy (the Great Recession one) hasn’t been nearly as fun – unless you’re an old school entrepreneur.  That’s the kind …

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7/18/10: Still Trying to Modify Your Loan? Tip the Scales in Your Favor with Martin Andelman

Feeling undersized when going up against your lender in a loan mod negotiation? It’s a big problem to wrestle with, but you’re not alone!  Recent developments are tipping the scales back toward the borrower – and none to soon!  To get up to speed on the latest and greatest, we invited back to the show …

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