Here’s a Blank Check. Sign Please.

Reading Time: 4 minutesBreathtaking financial destruction. Blood running on the floors of the exchanges. Dire forecasts and high officials coming to the microphones telling the citizens that they will suffer painful and long lasting hardship if they do not immediately and without further discussion, give up an astronomical amount of money … $700 Billion to be exact ……


Come on people now, smile on your brother …

Reading Time: 4 minutes… everybody get together and try to love one another right now. In case you didn’t notice, that’s the chorus from The Youngbloods’ classic hit, “Get Together”. You can listen to it at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoXYBxprAIQ. So why am I reminded of this song? Two words … Hurricane Ike. He was only here for about 12 hours, but boy, was…



Foreclosure Part III – From the Owners’ Perspective

Reading Time: 5 minutesTwo weeks ago I started an in-depth discussion of the three different types of foreclosure. Last week I discussed real estate owned (REO or OREO) foreclosure and the week before I talked about pre-foreclosure and foreclosure. Now, let’s take a look at foreclosure through the eyes of the property owner so you can fully understand…


What’s Your Excuse?

Reading Time: 3 minutesI’ve been active full-time in the world of real estate investing for over five years now. And during that time, I’ve seen dozens of investors go from dirt poor to filthy rich. But I’ve also seen dozens of investors who, well, stayed dirt poor. And what I came to notice over time was that those…