Story Time With Jeff. episode 8. The Cat Piss House.

Friday, November 18

     I have been sharing some of my stories here on this blog for nearly three years (Confessions of a Private Lender. An Updated Chronology.) I have been sharing them in person at my local REIA meetings for longer than that. I recently had the opportunity to combine another favorite activity, t...


The 1st Deal’s Connected to the 2nd Deal. The 2nd to the 3rd...

Friday, November 11

     Are you having a hard time connecting a string of deals together? Do you go from frantic activity to long periods where it is difficult to find another deal? Would you like to be able to find new deals more quickly?     I remember a song I learned as a kid. Are kids still taught that song ...


Story Time With Jeff. episode 7.

Friday, November 11

     I have been sharing some of my stories here on this blog for nearly three years (Confessions of a Private Lender. An Updated Chronology.) I have been sharing them in person at my local REIA meetings for longer than that. I recently had the opportunity to combine another favorite activity, t...


Stop Asking for Money.

Monday, November 07

     It may work occasionally, after you have established a relationship with the lender, but asking people you don't know well for money will usually be ineffective. It may be worse than ineffective. If the impression you make is terrible, it will be often, you may alienate the very people who ...


Story Time With Jeff. episode 6.

Thursday, November 03

     I have been sharing some of my stories here on this blog for nearly three years (Confessions of a Private Lender. An Updated Chronology.) I have been sharing them in person at my local REIA meetings for longer than that. I recently had the opportunity to combine another favorite activity, t...


The First Tuesday of the Month.

Wednesday, November 02

     This was not the usual venue for this REIA. It wasn’t in Detroit, but a few miles north—into the suburbs. It was only 5 miles or so from the usual venue, maybe a 10-15 minute longer drive for those coming from the North. It did cross the County line and that changes the perception—attracts ...