Make a life, not just a living

Make a life, not just a living:   I had a very spiritual moment last week as I was out door knocking. I found myself on a little country road in Adairsville named Hall Station; it’s the road you take to get to Barnsley Gardens. Way down on Hall Station, almost to Kingston, there’s a pull-off on the west side of the road where kids go to jump off the…

Contract terminations

Contract terminations   Pete Fortunato has a wonderful way of defining contracts. He says a contract is a memorial of the meeting of the minds.   Isn’t that poetic?   For us real estate investors, our paper work tells the story of what happened when the buyer and the seller had a meeting of the minds and agreed to a deal.     Sometimes I think we lose the simplicity…

Heigh ho, heigh ho, it’s off to court we go

Heigh ho, heigh ho, it’s off to court we go   So your tenant didn’t pay and you sent them a letter of demand stating they had three days to either pay or move. They did neither and you filed for a dispossessory. The sheriff served the papers and seven days later you get a call from magistrate saying your tenant answered and you have to show up for court…

Become a flea trainer

Become a flea trainer   If you’ve never read Zig Ziglar’s book, “See you at the top,” I highly suggest it. Zig has a gift for helping motivate you, improve your self image and teach you how to set and attain goals. His book is full of parables and stories that embody the keys to make you a success.   He tells one story about how to become a flea…