INSIDE THIS ISSUE
THINK REALTY 8 News & Events
54 Invest in Connection Commercial real estate developments are changing communities. by Pam Goodwin 56 Rent Control Is this political hot topic hurting or helping the industry? by Mark Scott, NARPM ® 59 Customer Relations Why your real estate investment company doesn’t need another CRM. by Robert Syfert, Investor PO 62 The Truth About “Community Development” and Your Real Estate Deals Engaging with the local community can lead to bigger projects, higher returns. by Carole VanSickle Ellis 65 Sponsored Content: Information Management Network 83 Strike Gold with Proven Opportunities, Not Flashy Substitutes by Jared Garfield, ROI Turnkey Properties DESIGN POINT 88 Design Guide: Spa Bathroom Featured designer: Tamara Day MARKET & TRENDS 90 Metro Report: Houston On recovery road, diversifying economy fuels demand. by Yardi Matrix 92 Local Market Monitor: Good Deals It’s always been all about location, and it still is. by Ingo Winzer 94 Rental Property Ownership 97 Evaluating the Numbers Conservative calculations in your real estate investments can bring rewarding returns. by Aaron Chapman, Security National Mortgage MINDSET 98 Top of Mind Can the end of single-family zoning solve America’s housing problems? by Jeff Pepperney, Real Property Management
Updates from around the industry.
10 Investing in the Big Stuff Big goals and big returns
are only part of the equation. by Tom Olson INVESTOR STORIES 20 Presidents' Circle
Featured Investors: Max Keller and Glenn Stromberg 22 Transformational Wealth Prosperity develops when veterans buy America and invest in real estate. by Jeff Edwards BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS 25 Fund that Flip Appealing to today’s largest rental markets is key for rental property owners. by Lukas Krause, Real Property Management 26 Understanding the 3 M’s of Mobile Homes The terms mobile, manufactured, and modular aren’t as interchangeable as you might think. by Chimene Van Gundy, Mobile Home Millions 28 Real Estate and a Recession 32 Lead Generation for Buyers Five inexpensive sources to find your next purchase. by Bruce Kellogg 34 Education for Realtors Television star and real estate mogul Ryan Serhant offers his million-dollar tips of the trade. by Ryan Serhant Why treating “reality” real estate television as education puts the entire industry at risk. by Charles Sells, PIP Group 47 Become the Bank TM How to journey on the road to wealth. by Ray Urrutia, Pull the Trigger Enterprises 50 Single-Family Rentals: What You Should Know Being a good landlord is key to cashflow. by W.J. Mencarow Buy more houses, especially if you can get a good deal. by Kristine Gentry, Ph.D., U.S. Probate Leads STRATEGY 42 The Reality Risk
BETH O'BRIEN and her unconventional path surges growth at CoreVest.
CHIEF EMPOWERMENT OFFICER
by Bobby Burch :: photos by Emily Frances
THE AMERICAN DREAM
BACK TO THE BASICS
KEYS TO BETTER COMMUNITIES
Though the market may fluctuate, some things never change ― Americans love real estate.
Television host and rehabber Tamara Day turns suburban blah into a beautiful family home.
Elements of a prosperous single-family rental property investment.
Leading with the mission to improve communities will lead to cashflow, and more.
Making others’ expectations work for you is all in the mind. by Aaron Chapman
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