Posts by Tom Zeeb

The 6 Tools to Creative Acquisitions

There are 6 tools you can use to acquire, control, or finance a deal. 6 Tools to Creative Acquisitions: 1. Option 2. Lease Option 3. Agreement for Deed (Contract for Deed or Land Contract) 4. Seller Financing (Seller Carry-Back, Purchase Money Mortgage) 5. Subject-To 6. Wrap (All-Inclusive Trust Deed or AITD) At Maria Giordano’s class at Traction REIA, she will…

George Birnbach cooked up a 3-part storm

There’s a reason I bring this up… When you ask my older son what his favorite meals have been during our coast-to-coast road trip, he rattles off a couple restaurants, and then says, “And the dinner George made!” George is Dr. George Birnbach. He’s a fabulous chef and did indeed cook us an insanely good meal when we visited him…

VIDEO: Meet Maria Giordano

Meet Maria Giordano, this month’s speaker at Traction REIA on Creative Deal Structuring. Video: CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO Tom Zeeb President Traction REIA

That old clee-shay about investing with no cashola

Remember that old clee-shay about investing with no cashola? (yes, I know it’s “cliché”, but I’m out to annoy the spelling/grammar police today…) Put another way: How To Invest In Real Estate With Little To No Money of Your Own. That’s what creative deal structuring is all about. That’s why we’re having Maria Giordano as our featured speaker at Traction…

Can I really amortize 400 months?

I asked what seems like an ABSURD question to Maria Giordano, our featured speaker at Traction REIA this month: “Can I really amortize 400 months?” Here’s what she said… MARIA GIORDANO: Tom, recently I was in the middle of negotiating on a probate property. It was the original home the seller’s family built in 1962. I could see the seller…

Indian Shortcuts

Let me tell you a story… I was looking at the map and trying to adjust our driving route for a change in plans. Now I needed to go southbound. But the roads I wanted to take out of South Dakota were all labeled as Indian Reservations. And all the signs around kept saying that all tribal lands were closed…

[PHOTO] Tom Zeeb’s UFO Sighting

Take a look at these photos and let me tell you a story… It happened the moment we crossed the border. Out of the nothingness of west Texas, and then up through the Guadalupe Mountains, we crossed the border into New Mexico heading north. Almost immediately we had a very strange welcome to the state… A cloud that looked just…

We’re all in this alone

Listen up. Because I’m not going to sugar coat it. We’re all in this alone. * That means you need to do your part for yourself. * Do what needs to be done. * Drive the results you want to get. Otherwise you’ll get nothing. Or worse, get nothing again & again over time until you’re too old to even…
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