Open Courseware - A List of Free Real Estate & Business Courses

Monday, April 16

I have been promising to start a list of free real estate/business related courses via open courseware, but my laziness got the best of me. I finally got around to starting a list, which I hope others will add to, so we end up with a comprehensive list of classes that will help real estate inves...

Staying Silent: Overcoming the Urge to Defeat Yourself

Friday, March 16

From early childhood we are taught how to communicate with one another.   The trait of being easy to converse with is praised and highly sought after in both the private and professional worlds.  We learn what is appropriate to say and when it is appropriate to say it and are taught to avoid that...

Free Education...seriously? Seriously!

Thursday, February 16

One of the hotly debated topics on Bigger Pockets and the real estate investing community in general is education.  You have people who swear by “guru” courses and even more people who swear at them.  Some people compare taking courses to anyone investing in the advancement of their careers, whil...

Pride Generates Success

Wednesday, December 14

   Just over a year ago, my business partner and I purchased our first investment property, a distressed SFR.  We rehabbed this property and sold it for a profit…success!  Many of our family members, friends and acquaintances thought that was the first action we had taken towards real estate inve...

10 Things That Really Grind My Gears

Tuesday, September 20

I have only been in this business for about a year, but I have come up with a list of things that irritate me about real estate investing and business in general.  The positives have far outweighed the negatives, but here is what really grinds my gears! #1: Scam Artists - Real Estate has become ...

You Don't Know What You Don't Know

Wednesday, August 24

Warren Buffet has been in the news quite a bit lately, mainly for his comments about increasing the tax burden of the "super wealthy", a very controversial topic. Whether or not you agree with Mr. Buffett, it is difficult to question the intelligence of the "Oracle of Omaha".  I consider him one...