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12/11/11: Back to the Future – Embracing the Changes in Real Estate Investing

12/11/11: Back to the Future – Embracing the Changes in Real Estate Investing

With a catchy title like “Back the Future” you might expect a picture of a Doc Brown, Marty McFly or a flying DeLorean.  It’s hard to believe that this now “classic” movie is over 25 years old! But who is THIS guy?  And what does any of this have to do with real estate? Since our …

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The Experts Agree – This One Thing is the Single Most Important Key to Success

Virtually every peak performance coach from sports to business preach the importance of clearly defined, compelling goals.  Without goals, distractions and discouragements rise up and steal potential. “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” – The Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland That’s why no successful organization or individual …

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12/4/11: Infinite Banking – The Broken Banking System and What You Can Do About It

12/4/11: Infinite Banking – The Broken Banking System and What You Can Do About It

Today’s banking system is a far cry from George Bailey’s Bailey Building and Loan in the classic film It’s a Wonderful Life. Back then, savers put money in local institutions where local bankers lent it out to local borrowers.  It was very community focused. Today, everything funnels through Wall Street and the Federal Reserve, and …

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11/27/11: The Real World of Credit – Improve Your Credit Score Fast

11/27/11: The Real World of Credit – Improve Your Credit Score Fast

  When it comes to conventional mortgage money, your three digit credit score is very important.  Since most people start their investing careers with residential 1-4 unit properties, we consider your credit score to be worthy of proper care and feeding. It’s been a while since we covered this topic and a lot has changed …

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11/20/11: Ask The Guys – Values, Ventures, Volatility and Velocity

11/20/11: Ask The Guys – Values, Ventures, Volatility and Velocity

Answering your questions is one of our favorite things to do!  Every few weeks, we reach into the email grab bag and pull out a handful of interesting questions from our worldwide audience. Behind the silver microphones from The Real Estate Guys™ international world headquarters: Your silver tongued know-it-all host, Robert Helms Your tongue-tied know-nothing …

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11/13/11: The Compound Effect and Success Strategies for a Down Economy

11/13/11: The Compound Effect and Success Strategies for a Down Economy

“Success”.  What does it mean to you? It’s probably safe to say that many people start investing in real estate because they want to be financially successful.  However, we think most people agree that true success is a LOT more than just financial gain. But an even more important idea is that success in anything …

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11/6/11: Multi-Family Market Musings plus a Different Look at the Rat Race

11/6/11: Multi-Family Market Musings plus a Different Look at the Rat Race

Who in their right mind would buy over $300 million of real estate in the middle of a giant recession? And if that isn’t crazy enough, who would think that people actually need and love the rat race? In this eclectic episode of The Real Estate Guys™ radio show, we talk to two very thought …

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10/30/11: Halloween Horror Stories – Terrifying Tales of Troubles and Lessons Learned

Aughhhh!!!!  Some days it just doesn’t pay to get out of bed.  We often say that real estate investing has “hair” on it – and no one likes a bad hair day.  Wouldn’t it be great to minimize the ugly?  You can! Each year, we gather up terrifying tales of trials and tribulations from intrepid …

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10/23/11: The Creature from Jekyll Island – A Conversation with G. Edward Griffin

10/23/11: The Creature from Jekyll Island – A Conversation with G. Edward Griffin

As Halloween approaches, we wanted to pick a spooky topic to kick off the week.  We’ll follow it up next with our annual edition of Halloween Horror Stories, so stay tuned! For this episode, our topic is The Creature from Jekyll Island.  For the uninitiated, this is the title of the epic and iconic expose …

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10/16/11: Teach Your Children Well – The Rules of Money Have Changed

10/16/11: Teach Your Children Well – The Rules of Money Have Changed

There’s no doubt that the economic world is very different today than just a few years ago.  Many, especially Americans, hope the changes are temporary and things will get to “normal” pretty soon. But what if the changes aren’t temporary?  What is we’re living in a new economic reality? And for the younger set, if …

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