What I Learned From Meeting With Ross Richie

Omar Spahi of OSSM Comics writes,

Ross Richie had just given a keynote speech at the ComicsPro convention. For those of you that don’t know Ross Richie is the founder of Boom Studios. I listened to his message and felt compelled to reach out. I felt I could relate to his triumph and defeat, and how after all these years he still had a passion for comics.

8 Tips and Tricks for getting listings as a new real estate agent

Being successful is about making things happen and serving your clients’ needs.

  • The most simple mistakes most real estate agents make is not staying diligent, not getting out of their comfort zone and being afraid to ask for listings with that in mind.

The biggest problem that new real estate agents face is getting listings. Getting sellers to list with you instead of buyers to list with you guarantees you get a commission if the property sells.

If you’re working with a buyer, and you don’t have a buyer’s listing agreement, then you risk losing your client — and thus, your commission. Unfortunately, I’ve seen this happen countless times, and it’s a painful reality of real estate.


I Filed for Bankruptcy at Age 21 — Here’s What I Learned

You've probably heard that Donald Trump had four bankruptcies, but what does it really mean? Let me tell you my story to really explain what bankruptcy is and how it can be one of the most powerful tools in business. Growing up I had a somewhat unique situation. When I was only 19 years old, my grandmother passed away, leaving me the owner of over 30 multi-million dollar properties in Santa Monica, Calif.

A Family Weaves an Empire Apartment by Apartment

The Spahi family, which left Egypt nearly penniless in the 1960s after the Nasser government seized their textile business, built a second fortune in the U.S. partly through their real estate investments.