Ask, Answer, Act!  Part 2

Ask, Answer, Act! Part 2

In the last blog, we discussed how questions can help and hinder you. What are the questions to ask yourself and others to empower you to get to where you want to go? If you missed that click here take a look. How does this apply to real estate investing? I’m going to touch on how it applies to how you go forward with your own investing plan and secondly how to conduct your real estate business. First your own…

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Ask, Answer, Act!  How To Lead Yourself And Your Team To Win In Real Estate!

Ask, Answer, Act! How to lead yourself and your team to win in real estate!

Ask, Answer, Act! How to lead yourself and your team to win in real estate! Did you know that asking questions is a very powerful skill that can guide you and your team to financial success? Ask Are there any wrong questions? YES!! What questions you should ask yourself as a leader, and what questions you should be asking your team. Answer Why are questions so important? We will discuss how you can you use questions to connect with people,…

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It’s Good To Be The Bank!

It’s Good to Be the Bank!

Have you ever heard the phrase "It’s Good to Be the Bank"?  Well, there’s a reason for that...because it IS good to be the Bank! The BANK is the controlling party and makes the most money! Note investing allows YOU to be the Bank! So, what is a Note? It’s simple...a Note is a debt instrument-it is a "promise to pay". When you buy a car or a house, you sign a promissory note that tells the bank you will…

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In jewelry great, In real estate not so much The shiny object syndrome. Now, when it comes to jewelry, I can’t think of a better syndrome to have. Among real estate investors and entrepreneurs, it’s a huge problem! We all started out real estate investing learning. You find a strategy, educational system, course, whatever; you invest in it and buy the books and go to the seminars and study it all… until you discover a NEW strategy, educational system, course,…

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Five Rules To Break!!  Are You A Rule Breaker?

Five Rules To Break!! Are you a rule breaker?

RULE #1 -  Don’t speak until your spoken to! STOP: Stop sitting quietly, letting others intimidate or bulldoze you. Stop being too scared to take center stage. The leader of a $50 million division is passed over for promotion to the C-suite after failing to fully participate in strategic discussions in which “you have to shout to be heard.” A marketing executive is surprised when a colleague drops by after a meeting with this advice: “Stop acting like a facilitator.…

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Lady Liberty…Enlightening The World With Independence (Part 2)

Lady Liberty…Enlightening the World with Independence (Part 2)

In our last article, we talked about the 4th of July and celebrating (for some of us discovering) our independence. Who could better represent that independence but Lady Liberty.  The Statue of Liberty is more than a monument. She is a beloved friend, a living symbol of freedom to millions around the world. She is a tribute to the ideals she represents, and to the hopes she inspires. Do you long for the freedom to decide what YOU want to…

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Lady Liberty…Enlightening The World With Independence (Part 1)

Lady Liberty…Enlightening the World with Independence (Part 1)

In the United States on July 4th, we celebrate one of our most significant national holiday: Independence Day.   On this day we remember how, as a people, we stood up and committed to our personal freedoms. The nation that resulted became the exemplar of personal freedom - and hundreds of other nations followed in its wake. This transformed the world and I believe is still transforming the world. Who represents those freedoms?  Lady Liberty, The Statue of Liberty is more…

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EVERYTHING Is Negotiable. What You Lose By Not Asking!

EVERYTHING is negotiable. What you Lose by Not Asking!

Top 10 Negotiable Items in Real Estate Transactions Failing to ask for what we need, want and deserve is something a lot of us women have a habit of doing. In any real estate negotiation, buyers ask and sellers push back -- because if you're the buyer and you don’t ask, you don’t get. By not asking it can lead to all kinds of unhappiness, you may miss out on amazing opportunities. And you will certainly miss out on a lot…

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Negotiation For Women OR  Let’s Talk – Seriously, It’s All About Talking!

Negotiation for Women OR Let’s talk – Seriously, it’s all about Talking!

Negotiation for women OR Let’s talk… seriously it’s all about talking… and we are great at that! Hey, I’m Deborah Razo, founder of the Women’s Real Estate Network, also known as WREN.  I was recently at a talk about negotiation for women and it was a real eye-opener.  Has negotiating been a process you’ve viewed as hostile or combative? Have you avoided it? I know there have been times I have. I was given these five tips and want to…

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Managing Your Managers Is Like Being A Good Mom

Managing Your Managers Is Like Being a Good Mom

That’s’ right. I said it. Managing your managers is kind of like being a diligent mother… because you have to keep your eye on them or they might try to get out of doing their chores! Think about it for a minute. Just like you want your kid to pick up after himself, take out the trash, take care of his room and belongings, and be polite to your friends and business associates… well, you want your property managers to…

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