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I once read this old joke. I’ll paraphrase: An entrepreneur and his friend are walking down the street. The entrepreneur says, “Look, there’s a dollar lying on the ground!” To which his friend responds, “That’s impossible! If it were a REAL dollar, someone would have picked it up by now…” The entrepreneur’s wealth grew by…

Contributed by Ryan K. Bohl, CPA; Partner, Bohl and House Certified Public Accountants 1.     Greater control over your investment   When investing in real estate, you are in control of the investment.  You are able to choose who you want to rent to and can control your expenses through well written rental agreements.  You determine…

    “I was seldom able to see an opportunity, until it ceased to be one.” –Mark Twain 1. Supply Exceeds Demand There’s still a lot of product on the market, at least, more than there are buyers.  Things seem to be moving a bit more than they have in the last few years of…

Wouldn’t it be nice to own a real estate investment with no money out-of-pocket invested in it? How about if you made money to create that investment? You may think these kinds of deals don’t exist anymore due to stricter lending standards, but a little creativity can prove this incorrect. Use a Trade to Create…

SayUCan is featuring a beautifully remodeled home in Republic, Missouri (pictured below) that is eligible for a USDA loan.  What does this mean? This means you get a completely remodeled dream home in a perfect location with no money down and a great interest rate on a 30 year loan! 2,000 square feet, 3 bed,…

Ever watch the show Property Brothers on HGTV? Two brothers who are very experienced in the real estate market, one in construction and the other in development, find “fixer-upper” homes at a steep discount that match the needs/wants of home buyers.  They get these homes cheap and do the appropriate work to them to add…

ESPN Magazine wrote an article about Anthony Tolliver’s off-court business ventures.  Highlighted in the article were details about SayUCan.com and Say You Can, LLC.  Also mentioned was Anthony’s partner and Developer, Kelly Byrne. Click the link below to read the entire article and find out more about Anthony Tolliver, Kelly Byrne, and the big thing’s…

5.) Paint This may seem obvious but it’s amazing how far paint goes.  Most any surface can be painted and any painted surface looks neat, clean, and new. Trim Trimwork is usually in need of painting after a house has been lived in for a few years.  It’s a surface that gets touched a lot…

I wanted to take a minute to discuss Sherry Byrne’s comment on the blog post, “The Changing Real Estate Market and HUD Owned Properties.” She pointed out the new deed restrictions put into place by Fannie Mae owned properties. These restrictions are for a 3 month period after taking possession and limit the price you can resell the property for during that time to 120% of the price you bought it for.

Anthony Tolliver is a local hero in Springfield, Missouri.  Currently he plays power forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves, but he takes care of business on and off the court.  It’s been some time since he has lived in Springfield, but he’s still leaving his mark on this town. Anthony is half owner of Say You…

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