So, you Want to be an Investor? Well, Everyone Else Does Too.

(BiggerPockets) If you’re anything like most real estate investors (or hopeful, someday investors), you are amped up to find your next (or first) great deal. The only emotion that rivals the intensity of your excitement is the overwhelming discouragement of not being able to find anything that makes sense to buy! The competing emotions of…

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Ex-Educator Katy Fleming: Connecting People, Collaborating, Doing Deals

Many investors wear many hats. For 20 years, Katy Fleming of Lafayette regularly swapped out of her real estate gear and into her alter ego as a sociologist and educator. She taught medical ethics at CU Boulder, directed a county AIDS awareness program, and implemented a health assessment tool for Colorado schools. The swapping stopped…

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A Fork in the Road

Six-year investor Tom LaRocque was chosen for ICOR’s 2015 Rising Tide Award. The award recognized his purchase of three-unit income property in Englewood, six miles due south of downtown Denver. What distinguished the deal was that it was done with approximately zero net cash out of pocket. Every dollar spent on acquisition and improvements was…

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Lifestyle design tips from the ultimate expert

Don’t believe us? All Dolly Parton jokes aside… working a 9 to 5 job in your tiny cubical (or maybe you’ve got the corner office… we’re not judging) will be the death of you. Or at the very least your soul. The traditional gold watch, sliver plaque, 401k with matching contributions and a 30 year…

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Keys to Great Goal Setting

ICOR spends a portion of time every year reviewing and updating our strategic plan. When our founders decided to create a new type of investors association, largely built around and by the people in our investment community, they knew some pretty aggressive goals needed to be set. The ICOR business model required it and more…

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