Ofir Ventura is an attorney from Las Vegas, NV, with over a decade of experience practicing law.
Tips for Making Your Business Standout
The rise of social media and digital marketing has made the global marketplace more easily accessible, but many more businesses are vying for the same groups of consumers. If you want to grow your business consistently, you’ll have to find new and innovative ways of making a memorable mark in the public’s minds. The following suggestions can help your business stand out among those competitors.
Improve Your Customer Service
No matter what type of business you operate, the quality of customer ...
Starting a Side Hustle With a Full Time Job
Even though the small, work-from-home business you want to start may never be more than a side hustle for you, it’s something you’ll have to take seriously. If you’re not dedicated to making this venture work, you won’t generate a steady flow of income from the startup. So, before you begin with any of the following steps, you’ll have to ask yourself if you feel willing to work to make your small business venture a success.
Don’t Burn Your Bridges
It may be tempting to use the resources at yo...
Connecting With a Mentor While in Law School
While it’s common to seek a mentor when you start your first job as a lawyer, it can benefit you to find a mentor much sooner. In law school, having someone to guide you and provide you with insight can help you make better-informed decisions about your education. Your mentor can help you choose a curriculum that will prepare you for the type of law you want to practice, and they can help you avoid common mistakes. These tips can help you find a mentor.
Check With Your School
You may already ...
How to Create and Understand Case Briefs
Whether you are an undergraduate student studying business law, a law student, a paralegal, or a practicing attorney, case briefs are something you will have to create, read and understand. For the law student or professional, they may be done on an almost daily or weekly basis.
A case brief can be thought of as a quick summary of a case that highlights the most important details of the case you are looking at. It is generally accepted that a case brief should be 1 page at most, with a maximu...
Valuing Land for Development
Investing in land can be a tricky task, as there are often unique characteristics and situations for each property. Compared to many other real estate investments, the land is hard to compare with different properties. Therefore, investors need to perform thorough due diligence on their land properties before beginning their development projects. There are several methods that investors and developers should use when valuing land for new development. Each of these methods belongs to the overa...
Ways to Finance a Real Estate Deal
As interest in real estate investing rises, you may be one of the many interested in getting involved in these lucrative opportunities. The biggest challenge in this investment is that it typically requires substantial capital to invest. If you’re interested in real estate, there are more ways for you to finance your first investment than you may realize. Here are a few ideas.
Pay Your Way
If you have modest savings, you can use that money to finance your first real estate investment. When de...
Understanding Commercial Real Estate Valuation
There are several ways that people and organizations value commercial real estate properties. Valuing a property is one of the most important processes in the entire CRE industry. When people decide whether to buy or sell a property, they want to understand why the price is. Commercial brokers should not only prepare valuations carefully. They also need to be ready to defend the numbers they’ve arrived at.
There are a lot of factors that go into a CRE property valuation. These include the fea...
Investing in Opportunity Zones
Opportunity zones are low-income areas that the government allows investors to invest in for tax breaks. Opportunity zones provide great opportunities for investors because the areas allow investors to save money on their tax bills. Similarly, opportunity zones are great for low-income areas because investors drive growth into the areas and revitalize distressed properties. There are several ways that investors can capitalize on the benefits that are provided by opportunity zone investing.
3 Tips for Attending Your First Trial
If you’re preparing to start your career as a lawyer, it won’t be long before you get your first day in court. You’ll want to make an excellent first impression as a practicing attorney, and you’ll want to perform well for your client. The key will be to ensure you’re prepared for that day by following these suggestions.
Prepare a List of Tasks
There are several things you’ll have to do to meet deadlines before the actual day of your court appearance. Creating a list can help you make sure yo...
3 Tips for a Clerkship
Getting a job as a law clerk is a great way to gain experience if you intend to pursue an attorney or paralegal career. However, this isn’t the type of position you can fall into and develop skills as you go. You’ll need to prepare for your first position as a law clerk and for any additional positions you intend to pursue in the future. These tips can help you start your law clerk position with a sufficient degree of preparedness.
Learn About the Court’s Schedules
You should take the time to...
3 Traits That All Great Entrepreneurs Embody
While entrepreneurship is available to just about anyone, not everyone fits the mold of a great entrepreneur. These successful innovators top the ranks because they embody distinctive traits that their counterparts fall short of. If you are wondering what sets these individuals apart, take note of these three key characteristics.
If you were to work only when you felt like it, you wouldn’t get very far as an entrepreneur, and all of the greats found this to be true pretty ea...
How to Launch a Remote Company
There are many advantages to launching a remote business, but that doesn’t mean the usual rules don’t apply. To get started, you will still have to conduct much of the same research and planning that goes into starting any business. If this is something you’re considering doing, here are a few steps to this process.
Create a Business Plan
You will have to do the research necessary to create a solid business plan. This should start with analyzing brands that will become your competitors to see...
Marketing Your Property
Whether a person would like to sell a property or find tenants, they will need to make the property attractive for people. Making a property attractive is far more than improving the property’s appearance, however. Sellers need to know how to market their properties and present the properties in their best lights. One of the most effective ways that a seller can market their property is by developing a unique selling point.
Defining a Unique Selling Point
A unique selling point is a definitiv...
3 Trends in Commercial Real Estate
Effects of the covid-19 pandemic to commercial estates and the global economy have made 2020 a memorable year. For instance, commercial real estate has been forced to shift to digital operations and close down physical facilities because of extensive lockdowns. Thus, it is uncertain about when the economy will fully recover. Here are the most recent trends in commercial real estate.
Change in Retail Properties
Retail space is one of the commercial estate assets categories that are likely to u...
Selecting Your Law Specialization
Selecting which area of law to specialize in can seem like a daunting task. There are niche areas such as admiralty law to the more broad corporate and healthcare law. While the vast array of options to specialize in law can seem like a good thing, it can feel overwhelming if you are unsure which field of law to specialize in. Below are some tips to help you hone in on the area of law that is most suitable for you.
One of the best things you can do in law school is to experiment with differen...