Katie Bean, Author at Think Realty | A Real Estate of Mind
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Remembering Aaron Norris

Real estate investing lost a visionary, thought leader, and philanthropist this summer. Aaron Norris, vice president of The Norris Group, succumbed to stage 4 intimal sarcoma, a rare cancer, on… more
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Taking the Bull By the Horns

A common thread running through Kemra Norsworthy’s career is that she doesn’t like to lose. From her time selling cars to many years in the mortgage and private lending industries,… more
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The CIVIC Difference

Bill Tessar fell in love with lending early in his career. During his freshman year of college, he worked as an originator—and he hasn’t looked back since. “The whole ‘love… more
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Strategy for Success

Like many real estate investors, the 2008 market crash caused Jorge Abreu to re-evaluate his career and his future. His next steps, however, were likely not the same as the… more
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Hitting the Right Note

Dave Van Horn started working early—in every sense of the word. In fourth grade, he had a paper route, delivering the news at the crack of dawn. Since then, he’s… more
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Passion with a Purpose

In his early days of real estate investing, Joe Fairless was living in an unairconditioned apartment, attending Rich Dad Poor Dad seminars and taking improv and standup classes. Each was… more
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On the Horizon

‘Roll Up Strategy’ One trend Haldeman sees is a “roll up strategy” of consolidating products into one company, rather than each “new whiz bang thing” existing on its own. The… more
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Get Smart

Lucas Haldeman started his career as a software developer at one of the first companies to put a database of apartments online. Today, he leads a cutting-edge PropTech firm, SmartRent,… more