Category Archives for Coaching

A Letter to My Children About Investing

The job of a parent has always been challenging, but with times changing so rapidly, the challenges are becoming more daunting. The Internet has ushered in so many changes, and has revolutionized every aspect of our lives, including how we invest our money and how we teach our kids about the subject of investing. In […]

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The Five Step Framework For Achieving Success In Real Estate And Life

My life was filled with several limiting beliefs that were holding me back from attaining success.  My first limiting belief was that if you worked hard, you would be successful.  I also thought that an element of luck would factor into one’s success.  My idea of what a successful life looked like was also very […]

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The Steps I Took To Owning 674 Multifamily Real Estate Units

I wish I could say that I woke up one morning and God had bestowed upon me 674 units. Unfortunately, life doesn’t work that way. The farmer can’t expect a crop in the summer if he doesn’t plant seed in the spring. The builder can’t complete a house unless he starts off with a set […]

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What Are The Four Energy Blocks And How Are They Holding You Back

The goal of an IPEC (Institute of Professional Excellence) coach is to have a complete understanding of what a client wants, what is blocking them and why.  This article is going to focus on what those blocks are and how to break through these barriers. A block is simply anything that hinders you, and it […]

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The Gateway To Multifamily Real Estate

ENTER THE GATEWAY In life, it is always difficult to begin a new journey or eliminate a bad habit.  Our habits become a part of our physiology and foster limiting beliefs and an unfulfilling life.  When I began my real estate career, I was fearful due to my uncertainty of this new endeavor.  I calmly […]

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Understanding the Six Human Needs and What it Takes to Lead a Fulfilling Life

Every human on the planet has six basic needs, and learning these six needs will guide you to leading a more fulfilling and rewarding life. As you will read, the first four needs are considered the “fundamental” needs. The last two are the secret to happiness. Let’s list the six needs and dive right into […]

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What Is The Rat Race And How You Can Exit This Race

The rat race conjures many different ideas and definitions, but it affects all of us in a similar manner.  I simply define it as being caught in a maze and getting nowhere fast.  The thought that earning more money will solve my problems and lead me out of this inexhaustible race, and the ability to […]

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The Three-Step Repositioning Process For Adding Value To Your Multifamily Properties

The number one goal when investing in multifamily real estate and to explode your wealth is to increase the Net Operating Income (NOI).  Let me quickly define NOI as the total gross revenue subtracted by the operating expenses of a property.  When an investor analyzes an asset, he will typically use NOI and cap rates […]

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The Top Five Things I Wish I Knew Before I Began My Journey In Real Estate Investing

The Top Five Things I Wish I Knew Before I Began My Journey In Real Estate Investing

I officially began my real estate investing back in 2002 with a purchase of a three family home.  My parents owned a few investment properties, and I witnessed firsthand the success that my parents had with these investments.  So I figured it was my turn to try my hand in real estate. My only problem […]

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A rule of thumb is a guideline that provides simplified advice regarding a particular subject, in this case investing in real estate.

“Unit Mix” Rule of Thumb for Multifamily Investors

In the previous article, we defined what an investing rule of thumb was and how they were useful in real estate investing.  A rule of thumb is a guideline that provides simplified advice regarding a particular subject, in this case investing in real estate.  The first three rules of thumb that were introduced were, Cash […]

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