"Phill Grove is the Founder and President of Love American Homes, and Hippie Hollow Homes, LP of Austin, Texas. These companies provide real estate services to investors and real estate agents nationally. Services include short sale transaction processing, partnering, training and mentoring, marketing services, mortgage assignment (sub-to and owner financing) assistance, and more. Since 2003, these companies have managed over 1000 short sales, and bought, sold, and/or renovated over 100 foreclosures, renovations, and construction projects working with over 100 partners and clients. In addition to running these companies, Mr. Grove is an active member of the Texas real estate investing community. Mr. Grove helped establish the Texas Association of Real Estate Investors (TxREIA), a statewide association created to promote ethical standards in real estate investing. Locally, Mr. Grove is active in the Austin real estate clubs as a board member of the Austin Real Estate Investment Club (REICAustin) and the President of the Austin Real Estate Networking Club (Austin RENC) - the largest investment club in Central Texas. Phill Grove has also personally trained and coached hundreds of Real Estate Investors on the ""12 Ways to Buy and Sell Real Estate"", as well as marketing and lead processing strategies that work, and business planning strategies needed to build a successful real estate company. Phill is currently mentoring numerous students through the Love American Homes Mentoring Program. He graduated from George Washington University with degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Born of western Kansas roots, and raised in the North East, he ""got to Texas"" as quick as he could, and became a full-time real estate investor in 2003 after retiring from a successful 16 year high-tech career, where he worked as an electrical engineer, field applications engineer, sales person, sales manager, national sales manager, marketing executive, and ultimately as a director or vice president of marketing for a Fortune 500 company and several start-up companies. Mr. Grove began real-estate investing part-time in the mid 90's and now owns many properties throughout central Texas. Phill Grove has been living in central Texas since 1994. He loves spending time with his wife, Shenoah and their new son, Zilker Moon Grove. They reside in a 10,000 foot estate (they got through a short sale) on 2.5 acres in Barton Creek of Austin, TX. Phill is an avid techie and loves working on his home automation projects. Their home was featured on KXAN News as Austin's Most High Tech Home."