Posts by Jeff Watson

A New Search Technique

By on Aug 17, 2017 in Real Estate Investing | 2 comments

            Just as necessity is the mother of invention, experience is a great teacher of new tactics, particularly unpleasant experiences. Two recent situations compelled me to do online research with the office of the Secretary of State in two different states. I found that one of the more effective tools to narrow things down and better identify a problem was to...

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Happy to Announce a Victory for Landlords

By on Aug 10, 2017 in Real Estate Investing | 0 comments

On Monday, August 7, 2017, the 11th District Court of Appeals in the State of Ohio unanimously issued a written decision wherein they reversed the earlier decisions affirming the finding by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission that a landlord named Helen Grybosky had committed housing discrimination. This case has gone on for nine years. Briefly summarized, an...

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If You Love Someone, Read This

By on Aug 1, 2017 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

            Last week was awkward. It was the first of several meetings with a lady who had suddenly lost her husband, and she’s looking for help and guidance. The harsh reality is that he died with no life insurance coverage in place.             That same week I had a meeting with another lady who had also lost her husband but was fortunate enough to have been the...

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Be Diligent

By on Jul 11, 2017 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

There is no substitute for diligence. One of my favorite verses from the book of Proverbs says, “The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.” (Proverbs 12:27) In a note class I was attending, a friend of mine gave an example of an investor who bought a note, and after waiting four months, he had not...

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The Ultimate Tool

By on Jul 5, 2017 in Real Estate Investing | 4 comments

           For everyone who is self-employed, particularly those of you who have high incomes and are disqualified from having a Roth IRA, the introduction of the Roth 401(k) was an absolute godsend. The Roth 401(k) has all the benefits and characteristics of a Roth IRA as well as all the benefits and characteristics of a 401(k). It requires employees to discipline...

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