Posts by Jeff Watson

Defalcations Are Coming

By on Dec 5, 2017 in Real Estate Investing | 1 comment

            I must confess that my mind works in some weird and mysterious ways. While driving home from a productive business meeting, my mind went over various scenarios that real estate investors shared with me as to how they are double closing certain types of real estate transactions. In reading between the lines, I suspect there is a growing number of title...

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‘Tis the Season

By on Nov 21, 2017 in Real Estate Investing | 3 comments

            I’m writing this email shortly after a phone conversation with an investor named Dave from New Jersey. In our conversation, we discussed the processing time that occurs with many of the self-directed IRA custodians and administrators. In response to his comments, I reminded him of some important things: It’s the time of year when many people are trying...

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Tax Reform – What I Really Think Is Happening

By on Nov 9, 2017 in Real Estate Investing | 2 comments

           I occasionally have the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC and represent the interests of real estate investors as they relate to doing real estate transactions. As an offshoot of that, I was in Washington, DC on the day of the very critical health care non-vote that the House of Representatives never held, which basically ended the first major...

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Start Preparing NOW!

By on Oct 24, 2017 in Real Estate Investing | 1 comment

            We are now past the deadlines for the extensions on filing business and personal tax returns. This would be a good time to get an appointment on your tax preparer’s calendar to discuss tax-reduction strategies that you can still implement for this tax year.             One of the questions you should always ask your tax professional is, “How can I better...

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Have You Fired Anyone Recently?

By on Oct 19, 2017 in Real Estate Investing | 3 comments

            In my previous post, I mentioned that I recently attended an all-day mastermind with real estate investors from Florida and Ohio. I shocked the room and one person in particular by asking, “How many clients have you fired in the last year?” We then moved into a discussion about the 80-20 rule (80% of your revenue often comes from 20% of your...

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