Is It Possible To Be Happy?

You've heard the saying that money won't make you happy. The truth is that it does! But what's not properly explained is that it doesn't make you very happy for a long time. It only makes you a little happy for a short time! Every person has a happiness set point to which they return

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Expectations Lead to Disappointment

Never have expectations from anyone or about anything. Expectations lead to disappointments and disappointments make your heart grow old! Most of us are raised with the notion that expectations are natural and necessary. They are not. How does it feel when someone disappoints you? Do you not feel a little heart broken? Every time your

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SAM'S FOOD FOR THOUGHT

September 2011 I remember a chapter in the bestselling book “The Road Less Travelled” by Dr. Scott Beck, in which he referred to laziness as the Original Sin. Well, I’m not sure it is but I am certain it’s the cause of much underachievement and low morale. Part of what makes a person sublime is

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Sam's Real Estate Club

Sam’s RE Club started in May 2003 in Los Angeles. Its parent company, LAREIC, LLC is owned and operated by Sam Sadat, educator, investor, mentor, financier and Realtor. We have the best combination of real estate education and personal development insights designed to help you overcome your fear of investing. In addition to awesome education

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California Real Estate Investors - Coming Back!

2007 was a tough year for many investors and homeowners. Check out the chart from DQNews showing the dramatic price declines in many cities. In looking at these statistics, look at the number sold since low numbers can dramatically skew the ratios either way. Use these statistics to help you determine future market values for your rehab projects.

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Santa Comes to Homeowners in Foreclosure - Investors are Visited by the Grinch

President Bush signed legislation yesterday removing the 1099 Forgiveness of Debt issue hanging over the heads of homeowners in foreclosure. Previously if a homeowner was foreclosed on, or they did a short sale, the lender could issue a 1099 Forgiveness of Debt. This essentially said that the lender was forgiving the remaining debt that the homeowner owed. This change does not cover investment properties!

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California Recession?

The International Monetary Fund lowered its forecast for Global growth due to the shakiness of the U.S. financial and housing markets.

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Win Free Mining the California Foreclosure Market Training Bootcamp!

To celebrate our new website, and to help us choose a name for our new and improved National Club of Real Estate Investors (NCREI) newsletter we are going to give away TWO Seats at our next Foreclosure Training bootcamp in Los Angeles.One seat will go to the person who chooses a name that we use for our newsletter.  It should reflect that NCREI provides Real Estate Investment Training.  This certainly includes foreclosures, short sales, and owner financing techniques, but when the market changes again - so will we.  So the name should be adaptable and not too long, or focused solely on Los Angeles, or California investing since we also invest out of state.  Suggested names can be submitted through our Contact Us link (keeps us from losing track of who suggested what and when in the case of the same submission).

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Stand tall, speak your mind, and believe in yourself...

Start the New Year on the right track. Make a decision to be the master of your thoughts. What you think has enormous power over what you say to yourself and others, and what will eventually manifest: good, bad, or ugly! The real trick is to harmonize your thoughts, words, and actions. This harmony will put you in the driver’s seat of your life.

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