Monthly Archives: March 2011

NEWS FLASH FOR OMAHA ——–20% down payments on mortgages.

I just got this email from our sales administrator, I think this is the greatest thing since sliced bread.  New lending requirements, starting next month, will require 20% down payments on mortgages. 20% down will be the new minimum requirement … Continue reading

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Is Omaha real estate getting hammered like the rest of the country?

We found this amazing video about home sales in the US in February 2011.  To put it simply the housing market continues to get hammered.  You have to watch this. It’s about 7 minutes and worth the time. I think … Continue reading

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Rules of investing

Here are my ten simple rules to real estate investing: You make the most money on the cash flow, not when you sell. Financing does not add value. The deal of a lifetime comes by once a week. Sell high, … Continue reading

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UNO’s move to Division I

GIVE UP WRESTLEING AND FOOTBALL? You are kidding.  The first thought that comes to mind is who’s hair brained idea was this? When you read through the decision making process it completely makes sense, though. I applaud Albert’s and Christensen’s decision.  Even … Continue reading

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The high price of fuel in Omaha

You may want to sit down for this. A lot of people think I am nuts when I talk this way. We will not see significant change in the development of alternative fuels until gas gets to $6.50 a gallon -John … Continue reading

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Omaha Rental Market Update

I am making it official, the rental market for landlords has never been better in the last 20 years(I get goosebumps when I say this out loud June 1, 2011 will be my 20 year anniversary working for landmark). If … Continue reading

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10 tips for the 2011 Triathlon season

I know this has nothing to do with real estate of the Omaha economy, but I really believe in self improvement and listening the wise counel of other and last year, I had an amazing amount of success in my … Continue reading

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The fear of God

I have seen the fear of God in the eyes of four people.  These are always an amazing experience. Here are the details behind each: #1 Mt Rainer,  I was climbing with Steve Filips, Tyler and Jim Work,  at the 12,000ft it was … Continue reading

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