Author: J. Darrin Gross

Ali Ryan Ali Ryan[/caption] CREPN #17  Earthquake Predictions to Preparedness with Ali Ryan The Cascadia Subduction Zone lies off the full length of the coast of Oregon running from British Columbia to Northern California.  The predictions are that a full break could cause an earthquake of 9.0 or greater and Tsunami's. Damage is expected to be wide ranging affecting buildings, bridges, utilities, and more.  Being prepared is the key to surviving.  The recommendations include having food & water to last for two weeks. Guest Ali Ryan is the Earth Science Information Officer for the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, known as DOGAMI. [x_audio_embed] She leads the Agency’s efforts to connect Oregonians with information about the state’s spectacularly geology, as well as geologic hazards, and can frequently be found speaking at events, organizing outreach, and talking with local communities.

CREPN #14 Affordable Housing Need to Implementation with Randy Rhoads.

[x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed]   Randy is a Vice President / Project Architect at McCormack Baron Salazar where his main responsibility is to guide the physical plan from initial master plan conception through construction in order to guarantee a solution of a high-functioning, high-quality, well-designed, safe, connected community.

Rob Finlay Rob Finlay[/caption] CREPN #13  Commercial Real Estate Crowd Funding with Rob Finlay Rob Finlay is a businessman who has devoted his career to nurturing entrepreneurship, identifying innovative solutions to everyday challenges, and giving back to the community through various charitable endeavors. [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed]   Mr. Finlay is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of QuietStream. His business success is built on a foundation of experience and accomplishment on Wall Street, during which time he held positions with major firms, including Credit Suisse First Boston, Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank, where he specialized in capital markets and commercial real estate.

Dave Fantin Dave Fantin[/caption]

CREPN #12 Six Mistakes That Investment Real Estate Buyers Make (And How To Avoid Them) with David Fantin.

David Fantin is a Real Estate Advisor, Entrepreneur and Investor, Commercial Real Estate Consultant, Acquisitions Expert, Broker Investor, entrepreneur, consultant, negotiator, radio show host, philanthropist, and athlete. [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed]   David’s experience in all of these roles affords him the knowledge and fervor to provide commercial real estate partnership opportunities, as well as consulting guidance on commercial real estate acquisitions and brokerage representation in your real estate investment opportunities.

We talk with David to learn more about what he has identified as the Six Mistakes That Investment Real Estate Buyers Make (And How To Avoid Them).

As a real estate investor, David Fantin holds interest in companies that own 818 apartment units, commercial properties and residential investment real estate.

Edwin Kelly Edwin Kelly[/caption] How to Invest in Real Estate Using Your Self Directed IRA with Edwin Kelly. You want to invest in real estate, but don't have the capital.

Or do you?

If you have a qualified retirement account, you may have capital the capital you need to invest in Real Estate. [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed]   Compare and contract the opportunity available to you through Self Directing your IRA to create protected wealth. Edwin Kelly is the Director of Education at Specialized IRA Services.