Today my father came over to help me replace the ring gear on my super old riding mower. I could buy another mower but that $1000 could be a months worth of marketing for a RE deal and fixing stuff is a great way to spend time with my dad. Anyway this process is labor intensive and requires a few specialized tools. One of the tools that is used to make the process a little easier is an impact wrench for removing the main bolt that holds the flywheel where the ring gear attaches.
I have two adorable children. They are both under 4 years old and and my wife and I work so they go to daycare. Thankfully we love the daycare center and its staff. They take great care of our children while we work and every day they come home a little smarter than when they left plus they are always happy and healthy. Since we have been sending our children to this daycare there have always been two women that run the place. For this post I will call them Ms. Tammy and Ms. Terry. We live in the southern part of the US so it is customary to refer to older people as Ms. or Mr.
This morning I had a short conversation with one of my former students. I used to teach networking at a technical school. Its been years since I taught there but I still keep in touch with quite a few of my past students. What is so remarkable about this student and this conversation is how far this he has come. He graduated from the tech school and started doing small jobs from online freelancer places like Workmarket, Onforce and Fieldnation. Each of the sites would send him on jobs doing really simple work.
This statement was one of the core business principles of the late great Sam Walton. That idea among others has lead the Walton family to a fortune of over $150 Billion dollars as of January 2016. It is pretty unlikely that the readers of this blog will reach that level of success however we can learn from Mr. Walton's example. Going where they ain't as real estate investors. As real estate investment scouts we are looking to find properties that few people know about. The vacant house in the beautiful neighborhood that has been vacant for months.
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