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Real Estate Newsletter – April 2019

Thoughts from Diana

Spring is here and time to ramp up projects. Whether it’s rehabbing a fix and flip, getting rentals ready for moving season or just doing a little work around the house we’ve provided a couple of articles to help with your spring projects.

Ron Fields provides an expert’s perspective on lead-based paint regulations and compliance. Whereas I just touch on how to make things looks pretty.

Please note those of you with office hours – the office will be dark the second week in April. We also have some great RECC center topics this month so check them out.

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By Ron Fields

EPA Lead Based Paint (LBP) Regulations are impacting contractors who work on target housing in a big way. Target housing includes single family homes, duplexes, triplexes, apartments, condominiums, townhouses and child care facilities built before 1978, when lead based paint was commonly used. Here, we will examine how contractors are being impacted, and why compliance with the regulation is costing the contractor, and ultimately their customers, more.



By Diana Hill

The starting point of any project for me is always a list. So, here are 5 simple spring home projects that will help you to get the most bang for your buck whether you are renting, selling or even just staying put in your own home.


Upcoming Classes

In-Center Classes

Real Estate Foundations with Jason Tom
Houston, 4/9/2019- 4/10/2019

Real Estate Foundations with Jason Tom
San Diego, 4/16/2019- 4/17/2019

Online Classes

Wholesaler with Joe Short
3/29/2019 – 4/1/2019

Rental Investor with Jason Tom
4/12/2019 – 4/15/2019

Real Estate Foundations with Chris Heffer
4/27/2019 – 4/28/2019

RECC 4:00PM – 5:30PM (Pacific Time)

4/4/2019: The Math of Rental and Commercial – Jason Tom

4/11/2019: Benchmark IRR to Track Your Progress as It Relates to Retirement ‐ Ron Fields

4/18/2019: Building and Developing an Apartment Complex – Joe Russo

4/25/2019: Probate Basics – Diana Hill

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