THINK REALTY 8  News & Events 10  Credit Bureaus Decide to Remove Tax Liens from Credit Reporting

SPECIAL FEATURE 62  Building Community in Real Estate

Real estate, community, and tangible and intangible returns. by Carole VanSickle Ellis

The move could make a risky borrower or tenant look like a better bet. Reporting & commentary courtesy of ApplyConnect DESIGN POINT 12  Renovation Rockstar: New Orleans Edition

INDUSTRYVOICES 88  How to Effectively Leverage Diversity in Your Real Estate Business

Make the most of your innovators, trailblazers, and industry disrupters. by Rosalind Booker

A top-to-bottom makeover in The Big Easy. Featured investors: Braden Smith and Chris Leniek

16 Renovation Rockstar: First-Time Townhouse Success  Two new investors find big returns in a burglarized, flooded townhome. Featured investor: SouthHill Homes LLC 2018 TRENDS 42  The Future is Now for Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate Controlling the evolution of A.I. in your investing business. by Linda Liberatore 44  Why We Will Live with Labor Shortages in 2018 & Beyond Housing’s inventory problem is three- pronged and likely permanent. by Bruce McNeilage

90  Discovery of a Parasite in Life and Business Unidentified drains on your resources could be stealing your success. by Gary Harper COACHES CORNER 102  Introducing Kevin Ortner Mission: real estate-based financial security for all 105  Investor Insight from Eddie Wilson Why we strive to influence the real estate conversation. by Eddie Wilson



Investability Solutions' DENNIS CISTERNA is redefining the single-family rental sector.


106  Panel in Print: The Rewards of Wealth Building

46  An Effective, Often-Overlooked Strategy for “Recession-Proof” Investing Even when markets are up, protect your portfolio with resilient investments. by Andrew Lanoie 50  4 Noteworthy Changes in Mortgage Finance Recent trends in the private note sector represent opportunity for investors. by Bill Griesmer

by Carole VanSickle Ellis :: photos by Christina Kiffney

Think Realty coaches discuss the many facets of wealth creation in real estate.

108  Investor Insight from Abhi Golhar Think Realty coach and radio host talks practice, perfection, and performance. by Abhi Golhar









56  Doctors Could be the Key to Your Next Commercial Investment Medical spas’ growing popularity is a trend worth watching. by Pamela J. Goodwin

INVESTOR REVIEW 67  Experts Edition Top industry leaders expose insights, strategies & opportunity.

CREATING YOUR CONTENT MARKETING PLAN A multi-platform plan creates leverage for your business.

LANDSCAPINGTRENDSTO INCREASERESALEVALUE Leafy, green decisions canmake the difference when selling for top dollar.

INVESTING STRATEGIES IN A WIDENING MARKET 3 steps for making the right choices for your capital.

REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT: NEW ORLEANS There’s magic in The Big Easy, if you know where to look.

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