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New Video: Master Lease and Option RUBS

I added a powerful spreadsheet for calculating and generating invoices for the Ratio Utility Billing System (RUBS). There are 2 video tutorials showing how to use the spreadsheet and how to generate the mail merge templates. The spreadsheet supports unlimited number of residents, you can bill pro-rated for electric, gas, water, sewer, or any combination […]

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New Video: ProFormaStabilized Spreadsheet – Finance Package Tutorial1

I just uploaded a major update to my course “Introduction to Income Valuation and Syndication” (at http://bit.ly/itivas-1) that updates the ProFormaStabilized.xlsm spreadsheet and a new video tutorial for generating a PDF finance package.
You can watch the YouTube version of the video by clicking here.

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Low Interest Rates

Low interest rates are very enticing. I want to suggest caution, because an increase in interest rates will dramatically affect the value of real property. Real estate is a “borrowed money” business. The cost and structure of financing determines the income valuation of the property. Similar to bonds, the value varies inversely to the yield […]

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Yet Another Housing Bubble?

I just posted an article on the 2013 apparent housing bubble.
April 2013, the more things change, the more they stay the same. It seems like Deja Vu all over again.
There are very few listed houses, multiple offers, bidding wars, double digit price inflation, and listed houses are on the market for a very short time. […]

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Investing in Rental Properties

I just watched yet another “Personal Finance Guru” on cable TV who recommends NOT to invest in rental income properties, but instead to invest in municipal bonds, claiming that such debt instruments are paying 5% to 6% tax free and are much safer than rental properties. To use the guru’s favorite retort, “Are you kidding […]

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New Wealth Creation Information Product

I just released my latest wealth creation information product. It is called (drum roll, please):
“How to Pyramid Your Equity to Create Wealth and Financial Freedom”
It’s a thick, jam-packed (over 100 pages) special report PDF with forms and spreadsheets. It explains several ways of creating or leveraging equity so that you can, with very diligent effort, […]

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The Infamous Reverse Mortgage

I just added a free PDF special report about the infamous “Reverse Mortgage”.

There are finance companies that are offering the “Reverse Mortgage” to seniors (at least age 62). Seniors with a substantial amount of equity in their residence are targets of this aggressive predatory loan. There are many “celebrities” who claim a reputation for financial […]

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Guru Tips on Refinancing

I just posted a new article on the Time Value of Money (TVM) principles for refinancing your home.
I just heard some ridiculous financial advice from a “personal finance guru” regarding refinancing your home mortgage.

Refinance to a lower interest rate.

Refinance to a shorter amortization term (number of payments to pay off).

Refinance only when you can recover the […]

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Starfury Capital Management Investment Strategy Presentation

I just added a new page under “Wealth Creation” that has a video explaining our Radiant Wealth Creation formula for Private Trust Deed Investing in a PowerPoint presentation. I hope you like it. Click here to go to the page.
You can also view this video at YouTube.com.
You can also view this video at ScreenCast.com.

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