Watson, Jeff

Jeff Watson

Jeff is a graduate of Ohio Bible College and Cleveland Marshall College of Law.  He was admitted to the Ohio Bar in May 1991.  For nearly 25 years, he has been a full-time attorney with an active trial/hearing practice.  For more than nine years, he has been the owner of a successful law practice.

Jeff has been a landlord and real estate investor since 1994.  His real estate investing experience includes rehabbing, creative buying, long-term holding of numerous rental properties and apartment buildings, short sales in more than one state, private lending, and self-directed retirement account investing.  As a frequent and popular guest speaker and teacher on stages and webinars, he has become recognized as a thought leader and innovator in the field of real estate investing, wealth building and self-directed retirement account transactions.

He currently represents established real estate investors in commercial and residential matters when the investments involve self-directed retirement accounts.  He was a nationally-recognized authority in the area of short-sale transactions, disclosures and regulatory concerns.  He was the co-creator of the Option Contract method that dramatically changed the short-sale process and transparently discloses “back-to-back” transactions for short-sale quick-turns.

He is also legal counsel to the National Real Estate Investors Association (NREIA) and Eagleville Bible Church, Inc.

He is co-founder and part owner of Venture Land Title LLC and Realeflow LLC.  He regularly prepares deeds and other documents for local title companies.

He is the author or co-author of 6 digital books:

  • “Understanding Self-directed Individual Retirement Accounts”
  • “How to Hire Your ‘Dream Team’ ”
  • “Understanding the Foreclosure Process”
  • “Death of the Land Trust … in Short Sales”
  • “Short Sales Done Right – How to Profitably and Legally Navigate the Short Sale Jungle”
  • “A Guide to Private Lending”

Jeff, his wife Lorri, and their five children reside in a small town on the shores of beautiful Lake Erie in northeast Ohio.

To read what Jeff has to say on investing, entrepreneurship and life, you can always go to www.watsoninvested.com/blog.

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