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What’s The “Why”?

00:18 – Why Are We In Property?
00:35 – Cash Flow And Capital Growth
00:57 – The Exit Strategy

Hi everybody, it’s Rick. Rick Otton from I was with a small group of mentoring students just the other day, and we were talking about property of course. And I brought up the question about the why. And why are we in it, and why are we in property? Well that’s what this video’s all about today.

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Share The Profit!

00:20 – A new take on refurbs
00:40 – Why share?
01:05 – The best benefit

Hi, everybody, it’s Rick, Rick Otton, from I tell you what, let’s say we want to rehab or refurb a property, right? Where do we get the money from? Man, just suppose I could show you a way where it doesn’t have to come out of your pocket. That’s what this little video’s gonna be all about today.

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Agent Persuasion Techniques

00:35 – What Agents Usually Say
01:10 – Signing The Clipboard
01:45 – Singing From Same Song Sheet

Hi, everybody, it’s Rick, Rick Otton, here at the office, from Now, have you ever been a buyer of property, right, and you’re stuck at the agent’s, they give you all sorts of information about buying a piece of property and you’re not too sure about what’s right and what’s wrong, and what’s real and what isn’t? Well here’s a great way to find out and we’re going to be chatting about it in this video.

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What Phone Number Do I Use?

00:21 – Etiquette To Answering Phones
01:05 – The 4th Ring Rule
02:00 – Voicemail That Works!

Hi, guys. What’s the etiquette these days on answering phones, right? How many phone numbers, and when do you answer it and when don’t you? Let’s face it. You’re not always available. You might be even in the swim-up bar. So, anyway my name’s Rick Otton from That’s what our video’s about today.

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Don’t Send Forms, Create Results

00:25 – Problem With Contracts
01:06 – Conversational Approach
02:00 – Art of Simplicity

Hi, guys. It’s Rick, Rick Otton from How do we avoid sending contracts and paperwork to people who never sign it, who never come back to us? The deal’s never done, or we always wonder what happened to all our forms and paperwork that we sent to buyers and sellers who we thought were in the game, but obviously aren’t. And how are we going to solve that problem? Well, that’s what today’s video is all about.

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Buying Your House Price Inclusive

00:22 – Repair Costs? No Problem!
00:53 – Structuring The Contract
01:18 – Framing The Contract

Hi, guys, it’s Rick. Rick Otton from You want to buy a house right? And you love the house but it needs repairs and your biggest concern is you’ll buy that house but you don’t have the money for the repairs, for the fix-up, for the reno, for the rehab. How do you buy a house in such a way that you get all that done and you don’t need that extra cash? That’s what this video is going to be about today.

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The Perfect Weasel Clause

00:35 – Simplifying Forms
01:25 – The One Clause You Need
02:00 – It Covers Everything!

Hi, everybody, it’s Rick from Clauses and contracts. You can put lots of clauses in contracts, but you’ve just got to be careful we don’t destroy the contract and make it so bulky, heavy, and confusing that no one wants to enter into it with us. Therefore what we do need, we probably do need a “weasel clause.” And what’s a weasel clause? I sat around with a bunch of people the other day, and I said to them, “Guys, a weasel’s not a little animal. It’s a little clause that goes in the contract.”

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Liar, Liar Pants on Fire

00:35 – The ‘Inner Cynic’
01:18 – Let The Other Party Do The Talking
02:01 – Always Be The “Asker”

G’day! It’s Rick from

“Liar, liar, pants on fire.” Do you remember when we were little kids? We used to go, “Liar, liar, pants on fire.”

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