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William J Archambault Jr sharing 4 decades of lending and real estate experience. Through books and services of REII. Bill writes about and teaches real estate investment, real estate, lending, borrowing, credit, and sales. Bill is available as a speaker, trainer, hands on coach, or remote consultant.



There is nothing to add! Jason said it all. RE Barcamp, March 11th, Austin! On March 11th, which is the day before SXSW Interactive starts, Austin will be hosting a very cool RE Barcamp event downtown.  I plan to be there helping with check-in at the beginning, and probably hanging out at the af...
Aggressive Seller Representation, sales agreements for listing agents! In the age of agency listing agents rarely write a sales agreement. Listing agents may not even have a sales agreement form in their laptop and if the do they may not know how to fill it out. They may be great at executing cou...
Professional Best Friends, paid companions! Are you traveling through the most trying time of a would be home owners life not as a fiduciary, not as knowledgeable advisor, but as a paid companion, a Professional Best Friends! Acting like an experienced best friend, a yes-man instead of advisor? F...
Bedlam Prevails President Barack Obama today appeared in Las Vegas announcing a one point five billion dollar, that's $1,500,000,000 of our Great Grand Children's tax dollars program to buy Harry Reid's way to reelection! Now I would like to have seen the Las Vegas area saved! But, what are they ...
Get Motivated. Warning! Get Motivated. Warning! Get Motivated. Warning! Get Motivated! Warning! " Danger! Danger! Danger! Will Robinson!" Get Motivated Seminars are coming after you in El Paso they're coming after you in Waco. They'll be picking pockets in Ft Lauderdale. They'll shake down Savann...
Bribes, Kick-Backs, Betrayal, Fraud, Are you accepting them? Are you paying them? Have you been betrayed? Have you betrayed your client? Are you a victim of fraud? Have you committed fraud/s? Is historic precedent a viable defense? Is common practice acceptable? Is being legal sufficient? Is disc...
The Hardest Thing About Learning is recognizing the problem! The hardest thing to teach is recognizing the problem! The hardest part of life is recognizing the problems amongst the extraneous nuisances and their various nuances! The Hardest Thing About Learning is recognizing the problem! I was l...
Successful REALTOR Or Failed Social Reformer, you can't be both! Social reformers more often than not lack the ability to see the obvious! Those that succeed are so few as to be irreverent to this discussion. Personally, I've ben jousting with windmills all my life, but I'm selective and pragmati...
I'm a big supporter of 2, 3, and 4 unit properties for first time home buyers! Brenda and I bought our first duplex in February of 1971 just before we were married. Three of our first four properties were duplexes. More than half my sales the first two years in real estate were 2 to 4 units. My ...
A Consumers Guide To Mortgage Brokers And The Evil Yield Spread Premium in 2010. Kick backs, hidden cost, back points, HUD (Housing and Urban Development) calls it "Yield Spread Premium" (YSP), money paid by the a lender to mortgage brokers outside of closing. Money paid by the lender to the brok...

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