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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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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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11/29/09: Coming Up Short – The Realities of Selling Your Property for Less than You Owe

With so many properties with mortgages that exceed the current value, many owners are feeling trapped.  When loan modification fails and you can’t afford to pay the mortgage, before you toss in the towel and allow the lender to foreclose, consider a short sale.  No, this isn’t a garage sale of your used underwear to …

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11/8/09: What the HECM? The Realities and Risks of Reverse Mortgages

No, that’s not a typo.  HECM stands for Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, the FHA brand of reverse mortgages. “What the HECM is a reverse mortgage and what the HECM does a real estate investor care about them?” you may ask.  Well, that’s what today’s show is all about! Sitting backwards in their chairs for today’s …

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11/1/09: When Partnerships Go Awry – Lessons from the Trenches with Attorney Jeff Lerman

Like marriages, partnerships can be beautiful or disastrous.  On this broadcast, The Real Estate Guys talks to a practicing attorney who says there are things you can do to prevent problems before it’s too late! Your counselors for this episode: Host, Robert Helms Co-Host Russell Gray Attorney Jeff Lerman The parallels between marriage and partnerships …

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