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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.
Do you know? Do you really know what it takes to succeed? Perhaps the most generous teacher on Active Rain, certainly on closing short sales, my friend Melissa Zavla recently wrote an article on determining median commissions per closings How to Set Your Income Goals for 2014. She goes on to dete...
My face is red! My mind is fogged! I never though I’d make such a mistake on my blog!. A friend tried to do some thing very nice and I blew it 3 years before! Worse since AR’s last go round I’ve been annoyed by a pop-up saying my profile is incomplete. I still don’t know what it wants, but I’ve l...
One of those days you never forget! We all have a few days, events that never leave us, that change us. Days that left us forever different. Days that change our world, days that change thee world. Today is the 50th anniversary of one such day! It started out normal enough. Then during jym class....
Today is Veterans Day.   Today is a day to remember not just those patriots that died.   Today is a day to remember not just those patriots that served.   Today is a day to remember not just those patriots that still serve.   Today is a day to remember their reasons, their faith, their enduring b...
The Few The Proud The Brave the United States Marines! Today is the two hundred and thirty sixth birthday of our Marine Corps. Now as then the Marines remain always faithful.     There are few things in life that compare to our Marine Corp. A more diverse group of young men would be hard to find....
I don't make a habit of re-posting other peoples blogs, Melissa's are the exception! If you sell homes you need to invest the time! If you sell single family investments you need to invest the time! If you list houses that could be sold as homes or investments you need to invest the time! Don't b...
My friend George wrote a very good article There Needs To Be Trust For A Loan Originator To Succeed. I once again split hairs, but I write from a different point of view, for a different audience. "Trust" is another over used and perverted word. All to many preach "trust me" when they can't demon...
We all know the burdens of buying a short sale entails. Time. Uncertainty. Ever changing policy and rules. Months of needless indecision caused by dealing with low paid, non-professional, impotent bureaucrats. Emancipate your clients emasculate the fatherless heathen, buy long! Times they are cha...
The Three R’s While looking for something else I found this from 4 years ago, it seams approbate again. Random Rampant Ranting Sympathy Is Not Help! Emotional empathy cures nothing, no one! Caring can not overcome incompetence. Misery loves company. Caring incompetents are some times good company...
      Henry David Thoreau remarked in and at "Walden" on wasted time, "As if you could kill time without injuring eternity." The man who spent his time in transcendent meditation contemplating his big toe for all we know realized that wasted time alters eternity! How much time are you wasting? Do...

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