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In 67 chapters a real estate investor, Art Cooper, and his son Jeff, a real estate appraiser combine their 60 years of experience to share hundreds of ideas on how to buy, sell, and invest in real estate.
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Overview

In 67 chapters a real estate investor, Art Cooper, and his son Jeff, a real estate appraiser combine their 60 years of experience to share hundreds of ideas on how to buy, sell, and invest in real estate.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931716123
  • Publisher: Raj Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2002
  • Pages: 303
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix
Introduction (Hello) 3
Ch. 1 Art and Ione Cooper, Pittsburgh House 5
Ch. 2 Art Buys a Florida Fish Camp, Magnolia Bluff 9
Ch. 3 Conrad's House and Florida Condo 13
Ch. 4 Art's Palatka Land 17
Ch. 5 College and Cars 19
Ch. 6 Buy a Boarded-up House With Contents 23
Ch. 7 Cheap Property 26
Ch. 8 Jeff's First Job 29
Ch. 9 Georgia and Jacksonville 32
Ch. 10 Jeff's First Home, a VA Repossession 36
Ch. 11 Apartments 38
Ch. 12 Commercial Property 42
Ch. 13 Jeff's First Year Self-employed 46
Ch. 14 Mansions and Shacks 48
Ch. 15 Lakes 51
Ch. 16 Why Jeff is an Appraiser 55
Ch. 17 Oceanfront 58
Ch. 18 Urban Renewal 64
Ch. 19 The Last Two Palatka Offices 66
Ch. 20 Land 69
Ch. 21 Marry a Woman With a House, Martha 79
Ch. 22 Businesses 81
Ch. 23 Restaurants 83
Ch. 24 Riverfront 86
Ch. 25 Eleven Years in the Meadows Office Building 90
Ch. 26 Jeff's Residence, Trees and Yards 92
Ch. 27 Crime, Security, and Jails 96
Ch. 28 Gas Stations, Convenience Stores, and Drive-ins 102
Ch. 29 Taxes 106
Ch. 30 Exchanges, Wills, and Donations 109
Ch. 31 Jeff's Jacksonville Office 112
Ch. 32 Look in the Daylight 114
Ch. 33 Buy Low--Sell High, Meadows 116
Ch. 34 Dealing With Appraisers 122
Ch. 35 Your New Home 126
Ch. 36 Pools and Baths 135
Ch. 37 Garages and Driveways 139
Ch. 38 Transfers, PUD's, and Gates 143
Ch. 39 Additions, Renovations, and Style 148
Ch. 40 Rental Houses 156
Ch. 41 Trump, Stay Out of Palatka 163
Ch. 42 Realtors and Great Men 172
Ch. 43 Appraising 180
Ch. 44 Conversion and Depreciation 188
Ch. 45 Hazards and Risk 191
Ch. 46 Palatka Problems 198
Ch. 47 Downtown 201
Ch. 48 Malls 204
Ch. 49 Lodging, Recreational, and Overseas Property 207
Ch. 50 The Conral Discovery 213
Ch. 51 Art's Business 216
Ch. 52 Four Palatka Properties Gone 220
Ch. 53 Hold The Mortgage, Art's House 223
Ch. 54 Advice 226
Ch. 55 The Three Approaches to Value and Condemnation 233
Ch. 56 Signs 238
Ch. 57 Give it Away and Then Sell it (Black Creek) 240
Ch. 58 Jeff's Career 243
Ch. 59 Cycles and Markets 250
Ch. 60 Stock, Second Homes, and Collectibles 254
Ch. 61 Mortgage Money and Repossessions 258
Ch. 62 Zoning, Growth, Roads, and Transportation 264
Ch. 63 Deed Restrictions, the "Private Zoning" 268
Ch. 64 Stress Management is Vital for Success 270
Ch. 65 Infilling and Innovation 273
Ch. 66 Technology and Equipment 276
Ch. 67 Art Retires 279
Index 283
About The Author 289
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