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So far Billy has created 27 blog entries.

Things I Learned While Skiing with My Sons…

One of the great things about living in Barcelona is its proximity to excellent skiing opportunities. Since it’s been snowing a lot, my wife and I decided to take our boys skiing. What I saw happening this time vs. prior times is that they are not just embracing their newfound skills but that they want [...]

By |March 23rd, 2017|cashflow, coaching, knowledge|0 Comments

Great vs. Ghoulish Customer Service: A Tale of Two Taxis

So what does customer service in a taxi have to do with real estate investing? Short answer: EVERYTHING! Really, it’s not just about the taxi ride… it’s about providing a great experience for everyone I work with, but the importance of this became very clear to me during my recent trip to Las Vegas with [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|cashflow, coaching, reasons|0 Comments

Getting Referrals: Ask for Them!!

Getting referrals… no matter what you do in life… matters. For someone like me who has worked in a big corporation selling software and components for the better part of 15 years, referrals are huge. As a long-distance real estate investor referrals are huge. As someone looking for multifamily properties thousands of miles away from [...]

By |March 9th, 2017|cashflow, coaching, investment|0 Comments

What Will You Do With Your Bonus Check?

If you’re a sales professional (or another type of executive) who works in a large company, this is the time of year you receive your bonus check for a job well done. You’ve finished your last year. The company calculated your bonus earnings. You deserve the bonus! Your check may be pretty sizeable, too. If [...]

By |February 14th, 2017|coaching, knowledge, reasons|0 Comments

Why Raising Private Capital Makes Sense

Without raising private capital I wouldn’t be able to do what I’m doing today as an investor. Those individuals who let me use their cash and/or credit to get my deals done are people I’m truly grateful to have in my life. You might think that anyone who participates with me are my friends and [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|cashflow, investment, reasons|0 Comments

No Risk = No Opportunities!

Sick and tired of being on the merry-go-round? There’s a reason you haven’t jumped off the stable of pretty, pretty horses to explore the rest of the theme park called Opportunity. You’re scared. You know that going your own path means you’ll be taking risks, which makes you uncomfortable. But I’m here to tell you [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|cashflow, coaching, knowledge|0 Comments

Top 10 BEST Reasons to Invest in the U.S.

Listen, I hear it all the time… “But, If, you live and work in Barcelona. Why on earth do you invest in multifamily properties in the United States?” Tweet To tell you the truth, I love that question. There are lots of reasons, some personal and others just common sense [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|cashflow, investment, reasons|0 Comments

Your Financial Planner Doesn’t Want You to Read this Article!

I get this question a lot… “Billy, do you believe in widely diversifying your investment portfolio?” I’ll let a better-known investor give you the answer. Warren Buffet says wide diversification is only needed when investors don’t know what they’re doing.” I happen to agree with Warren. When you invest in something you are looking to [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|coaching, knowledge, reasons|0 Comments

How to Lose By Earning $500 and Win By Losing $50K in 1 year

Strange title, huh? Well, it has to do with the tale of two friends and how it’s better to think and take action than think and sit back doing nothing. Truth is that if you intend to get to your educational and investment goals there is no other way than by jumping in with both [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|cashflow, investment, knowledge|0 Comments

Want Greater Success? Start With YOUR Morning Rituals!

Recently a colleague asked me if I have a morning ritual that helps me move myself toward the feeling of success every day. The answer is YES. After all, if you can win your morning you can win your day! In fact, I do 3 things EVERY DAY, which is my morning ritual. Here’s what [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|cashflow, coaching, knowledge|0 Comments