Around 100 years ago, Las Vegas was nothing more than a dusty little spot in the Nevada desert. Today, it’s a high-flying circus type of “city-on-adrenaline” that’s growing so fast that for the time in its history, entertainment-related revenues now outperform gambling revenue. Fortunately, or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it, there’s only one Las Vegas, and that fact all to often fails to register with politicians desperate for gambling’s tax dollars to fill city coffers.
If you haven’t heard, Donald Trump’s organization is attempting to gain a foothold in Philadelphia, PA, with a new casino project of its own. Somehow, the good folks at Philadelphia Weekly got a hold of me and asked what I thought about Trump’s plans for a casino in North Philadelphia. Click here for a very comprehensive and enlightening article by Stve Volk at Philadelphia Weekly.
As I mentioned a few weeks ago, 100 percent of the manuscript for Flipping Houses For Dummies has been turned over to our publisher, John Wiley & Sons. Now, thanks to David Hobson, our book’s marketing coordinator at Wiley, we’ve been given a sneak peak at the latest version of what the front cover will look like:
To see a larger version of the cover, click on the image above.
Last week, after many months of hard work and collaboration, my co-author, Joe Kraynak, and I turned over to our publisher the final chapters and elements for our forthcoming book, Flipping Houses For Dummies. Here’s a picture of me working on one of the final chapters (this was taken on a plane ride back to Michigan from a speaking engagement I had out in California):
According to our editors, Flipping Houses For Dummies should be available in bookstores nationwide (and internationally, too) in late-November or early-December.