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.
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The year was 1964 as a high school sophomore I lived with my parents. My basement bedroom gave me lots of privacy and the room next door was converted to my darkroom. I had bought a black and white television set at an estate sale, the huge thing had a round tube squared off on the top and bottom...
"I’ve got a problem" If a friend or acquaintance said to you "I’ve got a problem" you almost smile before catching yourself, and carefully expressing concern. Admit it we all have problems! Most of us don’t talk about our problems, so when someone admits a problem we’re a little pleased t...
Opportunity Abounds 2013. I had a great experience for an hour last week. I logged into AR and saw a comment from an old friend left just eight minutes earlier. I called him. We spent the next hour talking real estate. We talked about opportunities in the coming year, we talked about still fal...
You can be seen on the phone, I remember something I learned early in my sale career, one very simple thing that I believe really helped my sales. Something so simple that we forget it. How to make a better impression on the phone. Add a mirror behind your phone! The Westdale company kept a mirro...
Gotcha Gotcha Again! My friend Bryant Tutas posted The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Has Been Extended it’s a good post, but is the extension good publpc policy? For as long as I can remember we’ve taxed any portion of the principal portion of a loan that is forgiven. It’s a simple idea if...