Everyone Can Use a Calculator Right?

by Duke Marquiss You are absolutely right.  You most likely have used it to balance your checking account, you have used it to figure out a tip at the restaurant, you can add – subtract – multiply – divide and various other applications.  But can you calculate the time it takes to double based on…

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Elevation Realty Managing Partner Steve Baldus Values Action in Real Estate - Investment Community of the Rockies

Whether it's skiing the Rockies, acquiring apartment buildings or managing properties in a hands-on style, Elevation Realty managing partner Steve Baldus favors action over endless negotiating with people who are all talk and little or no follow-through. During a career in commercial real estate sales and property appraising, Steve struggled with developing a mindset for…

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How To Recycle After A Renovation

By Pete Youngs   A.K.A Mr. Rehab I have done hundreds and hundreds of renovations over my career and also have been blessed to be on TV and radio about rehabbing. I have done literally thousands of seminars nationwide and enjoy teaching people how to save money rehabbing properties. Here is what gives me some of…

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THE POWER OF TAX COURT

By John Hyer It dawned upon me that REI are unfamiliar with the Tax Court, greatly underestimate the benefits of filing a case, and often overestimate the costs of fighting the IRS.  We have had some nice successes in Tax Court with REI from all over the country.  I thought I'd share how it works:…

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How One Landlord Got Over Fifty Rentals into his Roth IRA

(aka – This Tax Lawyer’s Favorite IRA Fast-Growth Strategy) By John Hyer Along came a crash REI bought low-income, non-warzone, single-family rentals for $15k all in (rehab included) and rented them for $600/month in & near Akron, Ohio Net rent after expenses = $400/month, or $4,800/year This sort of deal still works at higher costs,…

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Once You Have Seen the “Magic”, You Cannot “Unseen It!"

by Duke Marquiss, ICOR Member & Instructor for ICOR's Powerful Financial Calculator Workshop You have most likely used the calculator in the past but only to balance your checkbook and to add and subtract numbers.  Our schools have failed us in the mastery of letting money make us money.  Once you have seen the “magic”,…

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