How the press affects the economy

by Jody Tallal -- In my last column, we explored the interaction of the economy and real estate cycles and how they are not the same. In that column, we used the more…

Predicting economic cycles: Is it possible?

by Jody Tallal -- Over the last several columns, we have been discussing investing in pre-development land and a special real estate acquisition matrix I developed. In the next couple of columns, more…

With real estate buys, stay away from the bank

by Jody Tallal -- In my past columns, we have been discussing my multi-pronged real estate acquisition matrix. The next element in the matrix is obtaining favorable terms. This is one of more…

Not all investment returns are equal

by Jody Tallal -- In previous columns, we have been discussing investing in pre-development land, and I have explained the different category of land investors. As I continued my research on investing, more…

The real estate philosophy that worked for me

by Jody Tallal -- In my last column, we began discussing a special real estate acquisition matrix I developed. Part of this matrix's purpose is to determine which type of real estate more…

My real estate acquisition matrix

by Jody Tallal -- In the next several columns, I am going to explain a Real Estate Acquisition Matrix I have developed over the years. It is the criteria and requirements my more…

Determining the true value of that raw land

by Jody Tallal -- In my last column, we started a discussion about investing in real estate and how raw pre-development land was in my opinion the best option. I also promised more…

The best investment vehicle I've found

by Jody Tallal -- In my next several columns, I am going to be discussing real estate as a potential investment vehicle. More specifically, how to invest in raw land. Back in more…