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Anyone who knows me, will tell you that I suffer from ADHD. I am like the dogs in the movie UP, I see a squirrel and I am off and running. It is easy to throw me off with the mention of almost anything, boom, I am off in that direction while what I need to do is left undone. I flip homes for a li...
07/22/2020
We have all heard it, write down your goals or they are just dreams. My question for many years was simply and then what? I wrote down goals all the time, posted them to walls, in my top desk drawer, on mirrors, said them like a yoga mantra only to not see them materialize, well, until I figured ...
07/09/2020
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Before you give up, keep in mind the story of Henry Heinz. In 1874, after his horseradish product failed, Heinz was arrested for fraud based on the fact he could not repay bank loans he had acquired. Later, while eating dinner at his brother's home, they ate meat which was spoiled, a common pract...
07/07/2020
I tend to be a numbers guy, I guess that is why I ended up in the Real Estate Investment business. I believe the numbers can't lie unless we lie about the numbers. Thus, if you have honest data to begin with you will get an honest answer which cant be distorted by media, politicians or my friends...
05/02/2020
I was 15 or 16 years old at the time moving our family sail boat from the San Francisco area to L.A. with my Dad. It was about a 3 hour trip from Redwood City, where our boat was in a marina to the Bay Area, we left around 3 a.m. when the tide was high enough for the keel of our 33 foot Yorktown ...
04/25/2020
I have been in the real estate industry for 17 years and in construction for almost 30 years (wow, I feel old now). I currently own a company which has over 24 properties and is acquiring more each month. I have flipped more homes than I can honestly count and have owned enough rentals to make mo...
04/15/2020
Did you know you can buy a house without any credit and without a lot of money?  There are several avenues to do this. Today we will just focus on one that I personally know very well. While I have used others many times in business, I purchased my personal home 14 years ago with a lease to purch...
09/20/2018
Many, if not most, credit Thomas Edison with our modern electrical systems however none would be possible without Nikola Tesla. Tesla was an engineer who came to America with a dream continuing his work for the great Thomas Edison at Menlo Park. At the time, Edison was working on a design for wha...
09/20/2018
In 1968, a Minnesota based company was trying to invent a new type of adhesive and did, although they initially believed it to be somewhat worthless. The inventor, a chemist by the name of Spencer Silver had invented a glue which was strong enough to hold light weight items together but weak enou...
09/16/2018
  So today I thought I would explain how to help a buyer who did not qualify find a home and save your commission.  There are several avenues to do this. Today we will just focus on one that I personally know very well. While I have used others many times in business, I purchased my personal home...
09/09/2018
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