Food For Thought - March 2013

Perception determines reality. Which is to say, how you perceive the outside world becomes reality for you. You perceive through your senses, but your senses are often undeniably wrong. After all, if you listened to your senses you would think that the Earth is a flat, stationary object. You would vehemently deny that the Earth

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Understanding Money and How to Make a Lot of It

Creating money is just like creating anything else in your life. It involves not being attached to it, and not giving it power over your life in any way. Failure to do so would bring scarcity into your life. The first step toward discarding a scarce mentality involves giving thanks for everything that you are

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Sam Sadat Interview with Chris Johnson

[cincopa AkNA0CrD-5yN] Chris Johnson Grant Funding Expert Money for Your Real Estate Deals: How to Secure Grants, Loans, and Subsidies to Build your Portfolio

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Where is This Market Going??

These days everyone is asking me about the real estate market and what I think about its future direction. My contention has always been that economic indicators are somehow skewed whenever we have a Presidential election year. The real attitude of the country, state, city, etc. is somehow not fully evident or revealed. I say

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Good Ol' US of A

Witnessing first hand what is happening around the world in the past 30 days or so, I must say I'm delighted to be back home in America! Every time I travel abroad, while satisfying in so many ways, I can't wait to get back home. With all of our problems, we're still the best country

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Take That Step!

Just a few days ago, Felix Baumgartner took action and created history. From 127,000 feet above the earth, he parachuted to earth and was the first person in history to break the sound barrier without the use of any man made propulsion. Felix's historic jump was 5 years in the making and he methodically planned

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September Update on Real Estate

Not only are the hedge funds buying CA real estate, but also the foreign investors, particularly, the Chinese, are gobbling up all the SRFs they can get their hands on. Money is no object and neither is the negative cash flow. It appears they know something we don't or is it possible they are making

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Why Are Hedge Funds Buying All the Real Estate in CA?

What does it mean for the wholesalers, fixer-uppers and buy & hold investors? Not only are the hedge funds buying CA real estate, but also the foreign investors, particularly, the Chinese, are gobbling up all the SRFs they can get their hands on. Money is no object and neither is the negative cash flow. It

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An Urgent Appeal from Sam Sadat

Have you all seen the global unrest? How about the state of affairs nationally? Are most people happy where they are mentally, emotionally or financially? How are you doing? Better, happier, more successful? The fact is we're in trouble as a nation. As the gap in income between the rich and the poor widens, both in

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Powerful Lessons to Assure Your Success in Real Estate II

Lesson Two: Did You Properly Inspect Your Property? When you're under contract to buy a house or other types of improvements like units, shopping center, etc., be sure to do a complete inspection by professionals you trust. In addition to foundation/structural issues, roof, plumbing and termite are the most costly to repair. While the first

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