Instructors, Publications & Organizations recommended by David Tilney

  • Boddiford, Dyches
    Dyches offers free Email Investor Briefs if you sign up at his website. He also offers several courses and has written several books. For additional information, go to
  • Cook, Bill
    Bill teaches Door Knocking - the fastest, cheapest, and most effective way to get face-to-face with sellers.  To find out when Bill will be somewhere near you, call (770) 815-8727. Bill also teaches What Box? with Pete Fortunato.  His website is:
  • Fortunato, Peter
    Peter is a master at structuring real estate transactions. He teaches several courses and various workshops. For more information go to
  • Johnston, Gary
    Gary & Clyde Wilson teach 2 seminars. I have taken their "Financial Freedom Principals" seminar and found it excellent. For more information go to
  • Lange, Jackie
    Real estate investor and internet marketing guru, Jackie has an online real estate support and marketing group. For information go to
  • Miller, Jack
    Jack has died, but his wisdom lives on! Jackie Lange has a website where you can download many of Jack's e-books, audio interviews, and streaming video. You can hear interviews with other real estate experts and there is a member forum where questions and commentary cover the gamut of real estate issues. Much material can be accessed for a very modest subscription price. Membership allows you to participate in a weekly conference call. For more information, go to
  • NARPM (National Association of Residential Property Managers)
    Devoted to the professional development of licensed property managers, NARPM publishes a monthly newsletter, offers various courses, and presents an annual convention and trade show. For more information, call 800-782-3452 or visit
  • Schaub, John
    John offers multiple real estate courses. He also publishes a newsletter. For more information go to

Helpful Websites

  • - to find information on anything and everything
  • - Government site where you can download EPA disclosure forms and pamphlets required for housing prior to 1978
  • - Gives you information on cleaning up former methamphetamine labs and provides other useful links
  • - One of many sites available to list your vacant properties. We’ve found this site gets better results and is cheaper than our local newspaper
  • - A free site that allows you to create and save an attractive ad for each of your rental properties which can be updated and automatically be posted to multiple other sites when advertising the property for rent
  • - Another free site that can help you establish rental comps
  • - An inexpensive site to list rentals to military
  • - The Automated Housing Referral Network is a free site maintained by the Department of Defense
  • - Applicants can pull credit reports from all three reporting bureaus and give you access to their reports on-line
  • - This site allows you to receive a free credit report annually from Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian
  • - Provides residence locations of registered sex offenders
  • - Resources, links, and virtual real estate conventions
  • - “Mr. Landlord” conducts one-day seminars, publishes a newsletter, and has an information-packed website
  • - One of Robert Cain's sites. He is a good source for property management information. There is also a link on this site to the landlord-tenant laws in all 50 states.
  • - Find government offices in your county

Helpful Books

  • Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't