Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever with Joe Fairless
JF120: How to Use Hard Money to Buy Deals

Today’s Best Ever guest shares how he uses hard money to structure his fix and flip deals. He also talks about how he takes his profits from his flips and puts it into long-term holds. Let’s go!

 

Tweetable quote:

The follow up is the key.

 

 

Mark Gagner’s real estate background:

-        Founder of Bridge Equity Group based in San Jose, California, a real estate company focused on investing in single and multi-family properties

-        Owns single family homes in Atlanta, student housing in Philadelphia and managing partner for 172-unit in Longview, TX

 

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JF119: The Anatomy of a $1,000,000 Flip

Today’s Best Ever guest flips homes that are over $1,000,000 and he talks about a case study and how he makes a living out of luxury flips. He has a fascinating career path from buying and holding to land development and now flipping multi-million dollar homes.

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Focus on one thing and do it well.

 

Will Barnard’s real estate background:

-        Founder of Barnard Enterprises, Inc. based in Santa Clarita, CA

-        full time investor and developer focused on flipping luxury homes with values over 1MM

-        Does millions worth of real estate transactions every year  

-        Say hi to him at http://www.barnardenterprises.com/

 

 

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JF118: How to Enhance Your Biz with Technology

From organizing contacts to social media, today’s Best Ever guest talks about cutting edge tips and technologies that help you get the most out of your biz.

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Have a system for your contacts.

 

Darren Phillipy’s real estate background:

-        Runs a Keller Williams Realty based in Henderson, Nevada

-        Expertise in tech tools and technologies

-        Say hi to him at http://www.realestatetechacademy.com/

 

 

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JF117: 4 Powerful Lessons Learned in 2014

Looking back on 2014 here are four powerful lessons I’ve learned and how they can be applied to your life. Let’s go!

 

Tweetable quote:

All we have is the moment we have right now.

 

 

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JF116: Let’s Get Your Company Ranked High in Google Searches

Online marketing is necessary so we might as well get good at it, right? Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you his expert tips for ranking high in Google searches and being an overall savvy online marketer for your real estate company.

 

Tweetable quote:

Don’t cast too narrow of a net.

 

 

Trevor Mauch’s real estate background:

-        Started investing in college and bought a 4-plex

-        He’s a buy-and-hold investor with a specialty of growing online companies

-        CEO and co-founder of Investor Carrot based in Roseburg, Oregon

 

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JF115: Buy Smart and Buy for THESE Reasons

Today’s Best Ever guest talks about the importance of buying right and buying for the right reasons. Like these! Let’s go!

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Buy smart and buy for the right reasons.

 

Jim Duncan’s real estate background:

-        Real estate broker based in Charlottesville, Virginia

-        Partner at Nest Real Estate Group

-        Been broker since 2001 and active thought leader on real estate trends and technology implementation among other things

-        Ranked in the top 50 real estate agents in region for last 8 – 10 years

 

 

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JF114: Ways to Increase YOUR Income Stream with Properties

Today’s Best Ever guest tells you about the importance of evaluating properties based on income streams. Then, he gives you actionable advice for making it happen on your deals.

 

Tweetable quote:

Buy real estate based on future income stream.

 

 

Frank Gallinelli’s real estate background:

-        Been involved in real estate since early 1970’s

-        Founder of RealData, a software company that helps investors identify the profit potential of a real estate investment   

-        Author of several books on real estate investing, the earliest of which – What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow – has remained the top-selling real estate books on Amazon since 2004

-        Adjunct Assistant Professor of Real Estate Finance at Columbia University for over 11 years

 

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JF113: So, Wait a Minute, Real Estate ISN’T Like They Show on TV??!!

After watching house flipping shows on TV and losing money on his first deal, today’s Best Ever guest talks about the lessons he learned and how he applied them to his business. Now, fast forward 4 years, he’s done over 100 deals. He tells you how to do the same thing. Let’s go!  

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Follow one course until successful.

 

Nasar El-arabi’s real estate background:

 

-        Founder of Real Estate Busters based in Charlotte, North Carolina

-        Fired from his job and decided to go full time at wholesaling, rehabs and buying investment properties

-        Started wholesaling in 2011 and has done close to 100 wholesale deals

-        Say hi to him at www.Realestatedoru.com 

 

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JF112: Can’t Sell a House? DON’T Lower the Price. Do this Instead…

 

Here’s a blueprint for selling your house when you haven’t been able to sell it before. Our Best Ever guest walks you through the step-by-step process. Let’s go!

 

Tweetable quote:

 

It’s always cheaper to fix the problem than lower price.

 

 

Jennifer Allan Hagedorn’s real estate background:

-        Author of a nearly a dozen books on topic of real estate sales including Sell with Soul

-        Been a real estate agent since 1996 and recognized as top producer for multiple years

-        Member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame

-        Say hi at www.sellwithsoul.com 

 

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JF111: The 10 Rules of Successful Real Estate Investing

Just what the title says, my friend. Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you the 10 Rules of Successful Real Estate Investing. What? You just wanted ONE piece of advice? Sorry Charlie. You get 10 golden nuggets in this episode!

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Never speculate and chase after appreciation.

 

 

Marco Santarelli’s real estate background:

-        Founder of Norada Real Estate Investments, a nationwide of turnkey property rentals

-        Started business in 2004 and is based in South Orange County, California

-        Been investing in real estate for over 20 years

 

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JF110: Finding YOUR Puppy + Experience YOUR Goals | #skillset Sunday

As we set our 2015 goals here is one thing to add to the goal setting process that will make increase your success rate of reaching the goals. 

 

Let's go! 

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JF109: Selfie…? Naw. Self STORAGE!! Evaluating Self Storage with a Self Storage Savant

Want to learn how to evaluate self-storage units? How to identify value-add opportunities in self storage? How to evaluate markets for self storage opportunities? Listen up, Best Ever listener!  

Don’t have an interest in self storage? This ain’t for you.

 

 

Tweetable quote:

Never, ever, give in.

 

 

Scott Meyers’s real estate background:

-        Has built several multi-million dollar businesses in real estate from single family flips, to Multi-family projects, Industrial buildings, Commercial Office Buildings, Cold-Storage Buildings, Warehousing, Parking Lots, and his favorite – Self-Storage

-        Owns and developed over 2,600 self-storage units

-        Based in Indianapolis, Indiana and say hi to him at http://selfstorageinvesting.com/

 

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JF108: La La La La Land Trusts: Discover the Benefits & How to Use Dem Thangs

Learn about Land Trusts and how today’s Best Ever guest uses them to limit his liability. We talk about the pros and cons and how they came be used when you’re buying property.

 

Tweetable quote:

Don’t own real estate in your own personal name.

 

 

Randy Hughes’s real estate background:

-        Been investing over 40 years in single family homes

-        Purchased over 200 houses and currently own about 100 homes

-        Put property into land trust into their individual name

-        Based in Champagne, Illinois and you can say hi to him at http://www.landtrustsmadesimple.com/landtrusts.aspx

 

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JF107: Presenting…The World’s Fastest Refinance!

All we do is…set refinance records…and win! J

Today’s Best Ever guest shares how he set an unofficial world record on the fastest refinance on a property, why it happened and how to avoid in the future. Plus, we talk about his experience growing up in the real estate business and his company’s focus on multifamily investing.

 

Let’s go!

 

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Never close on property if something ain’t right.

 

 

Nick Keesee’s real estate background:

 

-        Founder of Nile Capital, focused on multifamily family investing

-        Real estate investor who has property in the Detroit area

-        Based in Novi, Michigan about 30 min from Detroit

-        4th generation real estate investor 

 

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JF106: How to Buy…a School…Say What?!? What!!

 

You don’t have to go to school to buy a school. Just listen to this episode. Today’s Best Ever guest talks about how he, his brother and his wife wanted to buy a school so they set out to find one for sale. Then, they actually bought it!

Tweetable quote:

 

Never be scared to start.

 

 

Marcus Maloney’s real estate background:

 

-        Founder of 3rd Generation Management & Holding LLC

-        Done 20 wholesale transactions in less than a year

-        Based in Phoenix, Arizona and say hi to him at http://yesibuyhousesphoenix.com/

 

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JF105: Here is How to Create an Award-Winning Marketing Campaign

Want to get more sales leads? Then become a better marketer. Today’s Best Ever guest is an award-winning marketer and he shares with you how to generate leads through a unique approach to marketing.

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Never do a hard sell.

 

 

Alan Brymer’s real estate background:

-        Investor for 12 years based in Richmond, Virginia

-        Raised over $1 million in private funding and done over 100 deals

-        Most of his deals have been focused on buying subject to single family houses

-        Say hi to him at http://www.juicyprofessionalmarketing.com/

 

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JF104: Do this ONE THING then Watch your Sales Surge and Influence Grow!

Why do we make things so complicated? Most of the important things in business – like sales and influence – are actually pretty simple to master. It’s just a matter of knowing HOW to master it and then DOING it. Today’s Best Ever guest shares the HOW and now, it’s up to you to DO. Let’s go!

 

Tweetable quote:

Nobody will buy from you because you have a quota to meet.

 

 

Bob Burg’s background:

-        Author of Endless Referrals, The Go-Giver, Go-Givers Sell More and newest book entitled, Adversaries Into Allies: Win People Over Without Manipulation or Coercion

-        The Go-Giver climbed to #6 on the Wall Street Journal Best Seller’s List, published in over 21 languages and fourth book to sell over 250k copies

-        Bob is joining us from Jupiter, Florida and you can say hi to him at http://www.burg.com/

 

 

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JF103: Setting Goals Like Michael Jordan: The Step-by-Step Process | #skillset Sunday

With New Year's coming up you might be thinking about setting some goals. Well, let's talk about how the best of the best set goals and exactly, the step-by-step process for you to do it. 

1. Vision Board with Annual Goal

2. White Board with Monthly Goal 

3. Weekly Goals (via notepad, phone, etc.) 

4. Daily Goals (via notepad, phone, etc.) 

Tweetable: 

Take small and consistent steps towards your goals.

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JF102: YOUR Blueprint for Getting Started in Real Estate

Today’s Best Ever guest shares how he got started and quickly graduated from single family properties to being focused on large multifamily. We discuss how YOU can get started by following the same steps.

 

Tweetable quote:

Set smaller, weekly goals that lead to larger ones.

 

 

Reed Goossens’s real estate background:

-        Owner of RSN Property Group which focuses on value-add multifamily acquisitions

-        Full-time structural engineer based in Los Angeles and originally from Australia

-        Investing since 2007 and has properties in Syracuse, NY and Philadelphia, PA

-        Say “good aye mate” to him at http://www.rsnpropertygroup.com/

 

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Today’s Best Ever Guest shares why it’s important to build your buyer’s list first and we discuss who that is applied to all areas of real estate investing.

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Build your buyer’s list first.

 

Andrew Massaro’s real estate background:

-        Owner of Rockstar Rehabs based in Tampa, FL

-        Been wholesaling since 2005 and averages about 4 a month since then

-        Focus is on wholesaling and is author of Quick Flips and Fast Cash a former #1 best seller in Amazon store  

-        Say hi to him at http://andrewmassaro.com/

 

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JF100: Do this ONE thing to Close More Deals

Today’s Best Ever guest has taken her expertise in psychology and applied to real estate. She has refined her approach gives you her most effective tip when speaking to new biz partners.

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Get in your car and drive for dollas.

 

Marina Sud’s real estate background:

-        Founder of Troika Home Solution Louisville based in Louisville, KY

-        Just started wholesaling and has already done 5 deals in last 4 months

-        Working on 2 deals right now 

-        Say hi to her at http://www.troikahomesolutionslouisville.com/

 

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JF99: My 99 Year Old Grandma Gives You 99 Years of Priceless Best Advice Ever

My 99-year old grandma shares with you what it’s like to live almost 100 years in a market that has seen major fluctuations from boom, to bust and, now, a very slight recovery. We discuss the current Flint, Michigan economy and market value of properties over time in the market.  

She also shares with you the secret to living to 99 years old and beyond.

 

Tweetable quote:

Be patient.  

 

 

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JF98: Location, location, location...NOT!

Location, location, location…NOT! Today’s Best Ever guest tells you how to make money from properties that nobody else will touch.  

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Find locationally challenged properties.

 

Shaun Reilly’s real estate background:

-        Real estate investor since 2007 based in Newton, MA

-        Have 10 long-term holds

-        Since 2011 been doing rehab flips for current income and to fund purchase of more long-term holds 

 

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JF97: Outsourcing 2.0

Ever wanted to delegate some tasks? Today’s Best Ever guest tells you how to outsource your business so you can hire team members to do the stuff that you don’t want to do.

 

Tweetable quote:

Do more of what you have fun doing in biz.

 

 

David Oswald’s real estate background:

-        Done over 350 total short sale, wholesale deals and buy and hold deals

-        Founder of Rivers of Income, LLC and based in Hillside, NJ

-        Been investing for about 12 years and owns multiple investment properties in NJ and in Central Florida

 

-        Author of 101 Ways to Outsource Your Life and Business

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JF96: Mmmmuah! Become a Matchmaker | #skillset Sunday

Quickly and easily add value to other people's lives thorugh this one skill. 

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JF95: Boat and Mini Storage Unit Investing…and SOOOO Much More!

 

You’re about to have a lot of fun learning about boat and mini storage unit investing, seller financing, a book I immediately bought after he mentioned it and two ways to become financially free in 7 – 10 years, plus much, much, much…much more. 

Tweetable quote:

 

Always buy from the owner.

 

Mitch Stephen’s real estate background:

-        Purchased over a 1300 properties in the last decade

-        Say hi to him at www.ownerfinancepro.com

-        Founder of the San Antonio Real Estate Investors Association  which had over 800 members

-        Owner of 1100 boat and mini-storage doors around the lake where he lives

-        Author of My Life and 1000 Houses: Failing Forward to Financial Freedom and My Life & 1000 Houses: 200+ Ways to Find Bargain Properties 

-        Based in Canyon Lake, Texas

 

 

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JF94: Apply These No Money Down Strategies

An inspiring story of an investor who says every deal he’s done has been with ZERO dollars down payment. Yes, there are closing costs and costs associated with due diligence but his down payments have been zip, zero, zilch. Learn about his story and how you can apply the same techniques.

 

Tweetable quote:

Only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.

 

 

Ben Leybovich’s real estate background:

-        Real estate investor based in Lima, Ohio

-        Personal portfolio of over $1,500,00 in real estate with annual cash flow of $45,000

-        Started investing seven years ago and specializes in creative financing techniques

 

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JF92: From 600k in Debt to $2 Million in Passive Income

As a real estate agent today’s Best Ever guest realized that last day she sold a house would be the last dollar she ever made. So she and her husband switched their approach and started becoming investors in real estate. Want to learn how they did it? Let’s go!

 

Tweetable quote:

Never be overleveraged. Property must cash flow.

 

 

Linda McKissack’s real estate background:

-        25 years of experience as a real estate investor

-        President of ATPL Inc. and say hi to her at http://lindamckissack.com/

-        Started in the 90s with $600k in debt due to failed business venture now generate over $2M passively from investments

-        Author of Presentation Mastery For Realtors

 

 

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JF93: Ya Betta Put this Clause in Your Condo Conversion Contract

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you a hard lesson he learned during a condo conversion project and the single clause you should include in your contract to avoid the same pitfalls. He has also successfully built a real estate empire and shares how he structures his deals with investors.

 

Tweetable quote:

Can’t fly with the eagles if you scrape with the turkeys.

 

 

Kevin Mohr’s real estate background:

-        Founder of The Titan Investment Group, company is focused on acquisition of income producing single and multi-family properties

-        Implemented fix-and-flip, wholesale and buy-and-hold strategies

-        Controls over $3,000,000 in investment properties

-        Based out of Jersey City, NJ and been investing over 13 years

 

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JF91: Raising Money from International Investors

How do you set up international investors so they can take their money and invest in your deal? Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you the process.

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Decide what you want not what you think is possible.

 

Ben Gray’s real estate background:

-        Founder of American Properties International

-        Match up international investors with turnkey American investment properties

-        Say hi to him at www.Americanproperties.com.au

-        Experience raising money and working with international investors to invest in United States properties   

 

 

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JF90: Realistic Blueprint to Financial Independence in 3 Years

Want to hear how to create enough cash flow to replace your full-time job? Today’s Best Ever guest talks about how he and his wife created enough cash flow to replace their full-time job incomes in just 3 short years.

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Be the best version of yourself every single day.

 

Cuong Le’s real estate background:

-        Husband/wife team investing since 2011

-        Control over 1.2MM in real estate

-        Just rehabbed and rented out 8th property which now allows him to replace his income from his full-time job

-        Control over $1.2M in real estate

-        Say hi to him at www.newrenthome.com

 

 

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JF89:  How to Create a Powerhouse Real Estate Brand

Buckle up, partner. You’re about to get a dose of #bestever tips about branding yourself and how to use social media sites to build powerhouse company online.

 

Tweetable quote:

Don’t underestimate the value of your brand.

 

 

Herman Chan’s real estate background:

-        Klout’s Top 50 Most Influential in Real Estate Investing

-        Featured on HGTV, CNN Money, CBS, CNBC, USA Today and House Hunters

-        Author of LOOKING UP: Images to Uplift

-        Top producer at Sotheby’s in San Francisco, California

-        Say hi to Herman at http://www.habitatforhermanity.com/

 

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JF88: A Story of Resourcefulness | #skillset Sunday

As the great Tony Robbins says “it’s not a matter of your resources, it’s a matter of your resourcefulness.” Today’s #skillset Sunday talks about how to hone your resourcefulness muscle.

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Be resourceful.

 

 

Check out the book I referenced in the show…What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 by Tina Seelig

 

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JF87: Get Insider Access to a Wholesale Biz

From mail lists resources, types of sellers to target, making money on deals and the strategy behind wholesaling, today’s Best Ever guest tells you how he’s approaching his start-up wholesale biz.

 

Tweetable quote:

You can’t win them all.

 

 

Stephen Barton’s real estate background:

-        President of Solid Rock Solutions based in Indianapolis, Indiana

-        Real estate agent, has done bird-dogging and joint venture wholesale deals

-        Say hi to him at http://www.cashforyourhouseindianapolis.com/

-        Done seven deals in 5 months since starting out

 

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JF86: Eliminate These Points of Failure…or Else

 From the US Marine Corps to the music business to…bagging groceries and now owning 240 rental units and being a full-time investor, today’s Best Ever guest has got a story for you!

 

 

Tweetable quote:

Focus on streams, not piles, of income.

 

 

Matt Theriault’s real estate background:

-        Went from US Marine Corps to music business to bagging groceries at a grocery store to now an active and successful full-time real estate investor who has closed on hold 240 rental units in portfolio

-        Author of Do Over and new book Epic Freedom

-        Visit him at http://epicrealestate.com/

-        Host of popular podcast called Epic Real Estate Investing

 

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JF85: Listen to Appraisal Advice from a Billion Dollar Appraiser

From appraisal terminology explained in easy-to-understand ways, to successful case studies and adding value to properties, today’s Best Ever guest lends you his appraisal expertise. And, of course, his Best Advice!

Tweetable quote:

 

Create premiums for your property. Like grass in Phoenix.

 

 

Cameron Palmer’s real estate background:

-        Holds an MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute and is a certified general real estate appraiser in Arizona

-        Performed valuation services for over $1 billion of real estate

-        Specializes in multifamily with an emphasis in highest and best use analysis, fundamental market analysis and discounted cash flow analysis

 

-        Say hi to him at 480-993-7488

 

 

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JF84: Include this Little-Known Clause in your Next Contract

A wonderful conversation with today’s Best Ever guest where you learn about market evaluations, a contract clause to add in to your next deal, daily reminder system to be more effective and much, much more. This interview is loaded with #bestever advice.

 

Tweetable quote:

What have I done in the last hour to move my biz forward?

 

 

Louis Leone’s real estate background:

-        Founder at REALvestment, a start-up looking at big data to identify local and emerging real estate markets

-        As former Senior VP at Predential Real Estate, he was responsible for the 5th highest number of total transactions in New York City in 2010

 

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JF83: Predict Real Estate Market Conditions by Using…the Stock Market!

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you how to identify market trends and evolve your business with the market.

 

Tweetable quote:

Network with people at a higher level than you.

 

Syd Chase’s background:

-        President of the Syd Chase Group which is a real estate and alternative investment consulting firm based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

-        Has over 20 years of experience and 1000’s of completed purchases and rehabs under his belt 

-        15-year veteran of the US Army

-        Author of No Bull Real Estate and Your Daily Dose of No Bull

 

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JF82: House Hacking Tips Revealed

Today’s Best Ever guest discusses a strategy for growing your real estate portfolio that I think is the best EVER strategy for beginning investors.

Tweetable quote:

 

Budget for property mgmt. costs even if you self-manage.  

 

 

Brandon Turner’s background:

 

-        Active investor focusing primarily on rental properties and flips in Western Washington State

-        Started investing when he was 21 years old

-        Co-host of the world famous BiggerPockets Podcast alongside Joshua Dorkin

-        And, actively involved writing in-depth articles on www.BiggerPockets.com 

 

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JF81: Becoming Pals with Portfolio Lenders

Enjoy today’s Skillset Sunday where you learn about portfolio lenders and why the heck they are so valuable to you.

 

Tweetable quote:

Go create an account with a portfolio lender now.

 

 

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Today’s Best Ever guest talks about the importance of gettin’ out when the gettin’ is good. 

 

Tweetable quote:

 

When you can take profit in #Real Estate. Do it.

 

Jay Hinrichs’s background:

-        Bought a mansion from an NBA star on a short sale and made close to $2,000,000 on it

-       He has done more than 3,000 transactions

-        Formerly president of a mortgage company in Oakland, CA that pooled 35MM of assets across over  250 investors

-        Say hi to him via phone at 503.789.2451

 

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JF79: How to Meet Mark Cuban's Boss (and other unreachables)

How do you reach the unreachable? Become a power connector. Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you practical tips for how to grow your influence through quality and strategic relationships with her 5 + 50 + 100 rule.  She’s directly connected to Warren Buffet and got Mark Burnett endorse to her book – let’s go!

 

Tweetable quote:

Build the right relationships by adding value first.

 

 

Judy Robinett’s background:

-        Author of How to Be a Power Connector: The 5 + 50 + 100 Rule

-        She is the coauthor of a chapter in Crowdfunding for Dummies

-        More than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and corporate leader

 

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JF78: Building a Luxury Brand on a Shoestring Budget

How do you rise to the top of your profession, become a best-selling author, close on $20MM deals and be on a hit TV show? You become a branding genius. Today’s Best Ever guest has accomplished all these things and then some and shares with you PRACTICAL tips on how to get more deals done. 

Tweetable quote:

Accept yourself for who you are.

 

Madison Hildebrand’s real estate background:

 

-        Luxury real estate agent with over $250,000,000 in career sales

-        Formerly co-starred in Bravo’s hit series Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles

-        Recently joined Partners Trust, a Beverly Hills-based brokerage with approximately 200 agents

o   Founding partner of Malibu office

-        Author of Activate YOUR Passion, Create YOUR Career

-        Has his own scented candle collection called The Malibu Life by Madison Hildebrand

-        Say hi to him at http://www.themalibulife.com/ and https://twitter.com/madisonmalibu

 

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Today’s Best Ever guest gives you a deep tutorial on how to successfully buy raw land, evaluate land and get land deals. Let’s go!  

Tweetable quote:

 

Make ridiculous offers.

 

Mark Podolsky’s real estate background:

 

-        Investing in raw land for over 14 years and completed over 5,000 transactions

-        His company is Frontier Equity Properties (http://www.frontierpropertiesusa.com/welcome)

-        Popular podcast called The Land Geek (http://www.thelandgeek.com/

 

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JF76: Making Money from LinkedIn

Today’s Best Ever guest shares how he uses LinkedIn to wholesale deals and make moola. Want proof? Good! We’re going to talk about a deal and how it came about.

Tweetable quote:

 

Talk to 5 new people a day. Follow up with 5 people a day.

 

 

Adam Doran’s real estate background:

-        Police officer with 12 years of service

-        Head of Investor Relations at MC Properties (http://www.mcpropertieskc.com/)

-        Has wholesaled properties nationwide and is based in Kansas City

-        Averaging about 10 deals a year since 2012

 

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JF75: Crash Course on Self Directed Retirement Accounts

How is it possible to have millions of dollars in your IRA when the government only allows a certain amount to be deposited annually? Self-directed accounts. Today’s Best Ever guest talks about the pros, cons and misconceptions of self-directed accounts.

Tweetable quote:

 

Get involved. It’s impossible to be successful on your own in real estate.

 

David Coe’s real estate background:

 

-        Gold Level Realtor representing homeowners & investors, with COE Real Estate Team

-        Based in Hermosa Beach, CA and specializes in the South Bay area of Los Angeles

-        Helped raise over 15MM in capital for deals over last 7 years

-        Runs Freedom Growth (http://www.freedomgrowth.com/) and co-founded South Bay chapter of For Investors, By Investors

 

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JF74: 3 Steps to QUICKLY Connect with Someone

Introducing….Skillset Sunday! On today’s episode I share with you the three-step process to quickly connect with someone in a meaningful way. This can grow your biz bigtime because you’ll have more friends and be able to stay in touch in a more relevant way. 

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JF73: DO THIS and Never Receive a Late Payment from a Tenant…Ever

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us something he has implemented that resulted in never receiving a late payment from a tenant. And, you’ll learn other ways to automate the process of being a landlord so you can spend time doing more of what you want to do.

 

Tweetable quote:

 Automate your processes. 

 

 Lucas Hall’s real estate background:

 

-        Chief Landlordologist at Cozy which provides free rental management software to landlords

-        Landlord for 10 years and owner of 4 properties

-        Founded Landlordology.com which has the landlord tenant landlord laws on 40+ states

-        Got started in real estate to impress a girl…now they are married

 

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JF72: Why Wholesalers Wholesale Houses is Beyond Me…

That’s a direct quote from today’s Best Ever guest. He shares with you the alternative to wholesaling homes. He says it’s all about marketing and negotiation. Let’s go!

 

Tweetable quote:

We don’t buy houses. We buy problems.

 

 

Michael Quarles's real estate background:

-        Done close to 1,000 deals

-        Founder of I Buy Houses, Ugly Ones Too! and of YellowLetters.com

-        Been in the real estate business for over 30 years

-        Direct mail expert and considers himself a whole-tailer

 

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JF71: From Millions to Bankruptcy...and Now?

Today’s Best Ever guest is a former millionaire who lost it all in 2008 and is now coming back strong with a revised approach to his business. Curious about the 1 thing he is changing this time around? Let’s go!

 Tweetable quote:

 

 When the winds change adjust your sail.

 

 

Nick Ruiz’s real estate background:

-        Twice self-made real estate entrepreneur focused on single family homes

-        Buy his book on house flipping called, Flip

-        Visit him at http://www.alphahomeflipping.com/

-        Had over 70 buildings before 2008  

-        Today he:

o   Wholesales 8 to 10 places a year

o   Rehabs 8 to 10 places a year

o   Owns 4 single family homes in Milwaukee

 

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JF70: Over 40 Years of Real Estate Investing Lessons in Under 30 Minutes

A life’s worth of lessons is jam-packed in today’s episode with our Best Ever guest. From crashing in burning to building a business back up again with only a couple thousand dollars. Deal syndication, overcoming paralyzing terror, flipping, urban rehab projects, deal structure with investors and so much more is discussed. Let’s go! 

Tweetable quote:

 

Following your dreams without a viable Plan B is foolhardy.

 

Phillip Elmes’s real estate background:

 

-        Founder of NDP (Neighborhood Development Partners)

o   Buying, improving and reselling homes in Chicago’s south side inner city neighborhoods

-        Licensed broker since 1973 – been in real estate over 40 years

-        Active in real estate since then as both a broker and developer of residential and commercial real estate

-        Say hi to him at http://urbanrehabber.com/  

 

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JF69: Section 8 Myth Bustin

Curious about Section 8? Listen to today’s Best Ever guest as she shares the pros and cons of Section 8 programs. Oh, you’ll also hear a cute puppy dog story too. 

Tweetable quote:

Live like today could be your last but plan like you’ll live forever.

Jen Kurtz’s real estate background:

-        Joining us from Youngstown, OH

-        Broke into the biz in 2012 as a site manager for a 96 unit property

-        Experienced in subsidy programs such as Section 8

-        Currently manages a tax credit property with 120 units

 

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JF68: Optimism is Great…Just Don’t Buy Based on It

My glass is always half full but today’s Best Ever guest cautions to not buy based off of optimism. Listen to what you should be buying off of… 

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Luck is when opportunity meets preparation.

 

Theresa Bradley-Banta’s real estate background:

-        Founder and CEO of Theresa Bradley-Banta Real Estate Consultancy

-        Flipped properties from 50k to 2.5MM across the nation 

-        Investor in a development deal in Mexico

-        Author of Invest in Apartment Buildings: Profit without the Pitfalls

-        2012 winner of the Stevie Award for Entrepreneur of the Year

-        Her company has won 11 American and International real estate awards

-        Visit her at http://theresabradleybanta.com/

 

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JF67: Talk to Strangers

Today’s  Best Ever guest talks about the importance of talking to strangers and why he has a remarkable goal of meeting 100 new people a day. Too fluffy for ya? Well he has a personal portfolio of over $20,000,000 and he talks about his tactic for building that too. Boom – psychology and strategy – get ready!

Tweetable quote:

My goal is to meet 100 people a day.

Aaron Woodman’s real estate background:

-        Sold over $200M in real estate

-        Had a property mgmt. company that oversw 1600 units

-        Personal portfolio of over $20MM in property

-        LA Operations Manager at The Boutique Real Estate Group located in Corona Del Mar, California

-        Got his license while in high school and was selling homes before graduating

-        Say hi to him at www.aaronwoodman.com

 

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JF66: The Four Qualifying Questions Brokers Have When Qualifying Investors

Real estate investing is a team game. And having an All Star broker on your team is stacking the odds in your favor for finding deals and making money. How do All Star brokers qualify YOU as a potential business partner? Listen to today’s Best Ever guest as he shares the four qualifying questions he asks.

Tweetable quote:

 It’s going to take time.

 

 Kurt Shoemaker’s real estate background:

 

-        Focused on multifamily and this year only has closed on $55,000,000 of deals

-        Associate Vice President at Cassidy Turley based in Cincinnati, OH office

-        Recognized Cassidy Turley Rising Star for 2014

-        Been in business for about 6 years  

 

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JF65: Wanna…Role Play? Wink Wink

This interview takes an unexpected and deliciously wonderful turn when today’s Best Ever guest asks to role play so he can share with you how to smoothly bring up prospecting for your biz in any setting.

 Tweetable quote:

 

 When you know what to say the fear goes away.

 

 

Karl Krentzel’s real estate background:

-        Been in real estate for 18 years

-        Did 75 real estate transactions in one year (his best one, obvi)

-        Host of popular podcast called The Red Pill Investor

-        Based in Tucson, Arizona

-        Visit him at http://tenminuteskill.wordpress.com/

 

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JF64: Success Systems for Flippers

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us the systems he implements to continually grow his flipping business. From morning routine to overall psychology – you’ll get a full dose of how to make it happen!

Tweetable quote:

There’s no time wasted in real estate.

Justin Colby’s real estate background:

-        Founder of Phoenix Wealth Builders based in Phoenix Arizona

-        Flipped over 300 homes in last 7 years

-        Building 79 town homes in Mesa, AZ

-        Host of top ranked podcast The Science of Flipping and author of The Science of Flipping available on Amazon

-        Say hi to Justin here: http://thescienceofflipping.com/

 

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JF63: Revealing Five Profitable Exit Strategies for Note Buying   

Note buying. Buying notes. And more note buying…you want to hear from a note buying expert? Listen to today’s Best Ever guest as he shares how to do the due diligence on note buying and the reveals five exit strategies for note buying.

 

Tweetable quote:

 

 A discounted note today saves the bank money tomorrow.

 

 

Val Sotir’s real estate background:

-        Founder of Watermark Capital Partners (http://www.watermarkcapitalfund.com/)

-        In 2009 he was featured on the cover of Forbes magazine as one of the mortgage survivors on Wall Street

-        10 years of experience as a stock broker

 

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JF62: Getting Conned by a Con Man 

Today’s Best  Ever has raised over $3,000,000 and flipped over 200 homes but it hasn’t come without challenges. Major challenges. Like starting his company with $80,000 in debt, selling a car to finish a flip, and being conned by a con man. He tells his story in today’s episode that you don’t want to miss. 

Tweetable quote:

Don’t use eraser math.

Glenn Schworm’s real estate background:

-        Flipped 200 houses since then 2007

-        Founded Signature Home Buyers with his wife, they buy and sell 50 houses a year

-        Raised about 3MM in private investor funds

-        His website is http://www.signaturehomebuyers.com/

 

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Today’s Best Ever guest brings a different perspective to the show than what’s typical because her background isn’t exclusively focused on real estate. She’s a certified financial planner and talks to you about her Best Ever advice.

Tweetable quote:

A lot of people grossly underestimate the cost of holding a property.

Ashleigh Brooker’s real estate background:

-        Certified Financial Planner for A.J. Brooker Financial Associates in Columbia, SC

-        Guest Columnist for The State newspaper

-        Provides wealth management for professionals, business owners and families

-        Real estate investor and owner of a rental property

 

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JF60: Flippity Flopping Land: Tales of a Land Flipper

How many land flippers do you know? Ain’t too many, right? Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us his advice on buying land low and selling it high. It’s a business model that isn’t discussed often but is working out very well for our guest. Learn about it right meow…

 Tweetable quote:

 

 Our most embarrassing moment turns into biggest learning experience.  

Seth Williams’s real estate background:

-        Active real estate investor since 2008 located in Grand Rapids, Michigan

-        Nearly 10 years of experience as a commercial real estate banker – closed on hundreds of transactions

-        All of his investing has been done part-time and is Founder of www.REtipster.com, a real estate investing blog for part-time investors

-        Main line of business is buying and selling vacant land 

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JF59: Avoiding a Spooookyyyy Home Inspection   

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you five ways to avoid a spooooky home inspection. This Best Ever advice can save you time and money – let’s go!

Tweetable quote:

So many deals fall though simply because people didn’t show up for inspection. 

Lance Dunahoe’s real estate background:

-        Certified Master Inspector

-        Owner of Inspect 360, home inspection company (www.inspect360.com)

-        Located in Dallas/Fort Worth

-        10 years inspecting properties 

 

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JF58: Turning Smiles into Profits

Combine a long-term vision with best-in-class customer service and what do you get? A company that Inc. Magazine recognizes as one of the fastest growing in the United States. Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us how he helped turn his company from a transactional operator to an industry leader. You’ll hear about achievements, mistakes and everything in between in this candid conversation about building a company from the ground up.

Tweetable quote:

Give investors a positive experience and make them money.

Chris Clothier’s real estate background:

-        Partner and co-owner of Memphis Invest, a turn-key real estate company (www.memphisinvest.com)

-        His company has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US for three straight years

-        Memphis Invest has over 2,600 properties under management

 

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JF57: Peek-a-Boo I See You: Overlooked Costs on a Fix and Flips

How much did it cost to fix up? What did you pay for it? How long did you hold it? What did you sell it for? Those four questions are the four that are typically asked when evaluating the success of a fix and flip deal. However, today’s Best Ever guest shares with us secret, hidden and…spooky (ok, not spooky but it is Halloween season…) expenses that usually get overlooked.

Tweetable quote:

It’s a learning experience. It’s not a failure.

Mark Ferguson’s real estate background:

-        Real estate agent since 2001

-        Fixes and flips between 10 – 15 properties a year  

-        Runs a team of ten that has sold an average of 200 homes a year over the last four years

-        Owner of 11 investment properties

-        Founder of Invest Four More (www.investfourmore.com) – a real estate investing blog

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JF56: The Complete Guide to Staging Your Property

Want to command the most money for your house? Stage it baby! Today’s Best Ever guest talks in detail about how to stage a home so it commands the highest dollar. This info is perfect for all investors doing Lease to Purchase Options.  

Tweetable quote:

Don’t paint your front door red.

Joyce Kelly's real estate background:

-        Real estate agent at Nathan Grace Real Estate

-        Over 10 years of interior design experience

-        Received 2nd place in Window Fashions Envisions National Competition

-        Kaleidoscope People’s Choice Award winner for Interior Design

-        Authored many articles in Drapery and Design Professional and Drapery & Window Coverings

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JF55: Creative Alternative to Just Renting Your House

Today’s Best Ever guest had a problem. She could sell her house so she was forced to turn it into a rental. But instead of simply renting it she did a lease with option to purchase. Listen to hear how that turned out…

Tweetable quote:

Always have a Plan B.

Holly Williams’s real estate background:

-        Successfully done a lease with purchase option contract (that turned out really well for her)

-        Creatively financed Manhattan apartment

-        Passive investor in tax liens and multifamily syndication

 

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JF54: Pros and Cons of Passive and Active Investing

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you what he has learned from actively investing in real estate and comparing that to passive investing in another investor’s deal.

Tweetable quote:

Just go out and do it.

Pedro Duquesne's real estate background:

-        Passive investor in a large multifamily syndication

-        Active investor in a 6-unit multifamily building

-        Still working his fulltime job in the fashion industry while doing real estate investing

 

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JF53: Cashing in on Revitalized Areas

Buy in an improving area, manage well and watch your value increase. Seems obvious right? Right. But today’s Best Ever guest shares with you a major wrinkle to this plan that can help you increase your property value even more…and faster. 

Tweetable quote:

Is it possible? Yes, so let’s get to work.

 

Al Williamson’s real estate background:

-        Been a landlord since 1996

-        Owner of two homes, one apartment building and one commercial building

-        Author of Building Wealth with Inner City Rentals

-        Visit him at www.leadinglandlord.com

 

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JF52: A Different Kind of Due Diligence

We all think about due diligence as research on the property we’re going to buy. But, today’s Best Ever guest talks about the importance of conducting more due diligence on his team than the market or property. And he would know because he has invested in Australia, Kansas City, Upstate New York and Ohio…so he’s implemented this advice successfully many times over.

Tweetable quote:

Do more due diligence on your team than your market.

Engelo Rumora’s real estate background:

-        Started with $40,000 in savings and bought first house in 2011 in Australia

-        Then, 6 months later purchased 7 more in Australia and the U.S.

-        Portfolio is valued over $1,000,000

-        Can be found at http://www.engelorumora.com/

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JF51:  A Multifamily Biz Model that Quickly Scales Your Wealth

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you the biz model he uses to quickly scale his apartment investing business. Next week he is closing on a $12,000,000 property – I think you’ll want to hear what he has to say.

Tweetable quote:

Start smart and invest in yourself.

Chris Urso’s real estate background:

-        Raised over $15,000,000 of private equity

-        In last 4 years his company has acquired over $45,000,000 worth of apartments 

-        He and his wife began investing in 2001 originally focusing on residential

-        Co-founder of U.R.S. Capital Partners & Elite Apt Coaching, a multifamily coaching and training program (http://www.eliteapartmentcoaching.com/)  

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JF50: Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda…The Top 5 Multifamily Mistakes and How to Avoid Them.

Today I reveal the Top 5 Lessons Learned Looking Back on Multifamily Deals. I’ve spoken to successful multifamily investors and they dished all the stuff they wish they would have done differently. Listen to this advice, implement it and avoid these mistakes.

 Happy 50th show! 

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JF49: One...Two…Three…Four…FIVE Keys to Real Estate Success!

From CPA to successful investor, today’s Best Ever Guest shares with you the five keys to success that will help you do more deals and make more moooola.  

Tweetable quote:

Learning to educate will lead to successful money raising.  

 

Matt Owens’s real estate background:

-        Has a portfolio of over 350 homes

-        Founder of OCG Properties (www.ocgproperties.com)  

-        Currently buying 5 to 10 properties a month in Memphis and Atlanta

-        Started investing 8 years ago and was previous a CPA

 

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The longer you’re in the game the more opportunities you’ll be exposed to. Listen to Today’s Best Ever Guest as she shares how sticking to her criteria has helped her build a multimillion dollar portfolio in three short years.

Tweetable quote:

Know your floor and stick to it.

Brie Schmidt’s real estate background:

-        Owns and operates 27 units in Chicago and Milwaukee

-        Started investing in 2011 and has built a multimillion dollar portfolio in less than three years  

-        Real estate broker for 10 years

-        Founder of BBS Apartments (http://chicagobrie.com/)

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JF47: Follow the Well Worn Path to Success

Learning the ropes from those who have successfully done it before is a proven success model. Today’s Best Ever guest speaks about that and shares with us details on how successful deals he has done.

Tweetable quote:

To achieve what you’ve never achieved. Do what you’ve never done.

Jeff Greenberg’s real estate background:

-        Managing Partner of Synergetic Investment Group

-        Invested in over 700 multifamily both as an active and passive investor

-        Runs three REI clubs in California

 

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JF46: Discover the Two Keys to Successful Passive Investing

Let the other person do the work. Today’s Best Ever guest shares his secrets on how he has become a full-time passive income investor. He lets other people put the deals together and he brings the money to participate. He has to be very selective with whom he invests and he shares his tips on how to pick the right person.

Tweetable quote: 

With passive investments you decrease your risk by investing in wealthier people.

Jeremy Roll’s real estate background:

 

-        Investor in 50 different opportunities worth over $350MM

-        Focused on being a full-time passive cash flow investor

-        President of Roll Investment Group

-        Over 12 years experience investing

 

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JF45: Need a Loan for a Multifamily Property? Then You Must Listen to This.

What of liquidity do you need in order to qualify for a typical loan? What’s the difference between equity and post-equity liquidity? What do you need to qualify for the loans? Learn this and much more as today’s Best Ever guest shares with you his advice.

 

Tune in to listen to his Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever!

 

 Paul Peeble’s real estate background:

 

-        Closed on over 4,000 real estate loans and over $250MM in the last 12 months

-        Over 25 years experience arranging financing for borrowers and insititutioanl clients

-        Closed on over $1BN in real estate transactions

-        National underwriter and principal at Old Capital Lending (http://oldcapitallending.com/)

 

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JF44: Money Raisin Tips Revealed by a Money Raisin Master   

Want to raise money for your next deal? Then slap on those ear buds and hit play. Today’s Best Ever guest is a money raisin master and he shares with you his best real estate investing advice ever!

 

Tweetable quote: 

People who control the money make the money.

 

Joel Block’s real estate background:

-        Raised money for more than 40 syndicated deals

-        CEO of Bullseye Capital Real Property Opportunity Fund

-        Spent 15 years in venture capital business

-        Started his career as a CPA

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JF43: Letting the Market Dictate the Strategy

Today’s Best Ever guest shares a case study of how his company changed their strategy in the middle of a project and came out ahead. Plus, if you’re interested in the hotel business you’ve got to listen to what Jonathan has to say.

Tweetable quote:

Expect it to take longer and cost more. Always.

Jonathan Minkoff’s real estate background:

-        Co-Founder and CFO of Ash NYC (ashnyc.com)

-        Currently working on projects totaling over $200 MM

-        Focused on improving assets by design

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JF42: Top Economist Reveals Her Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

Interest rates, refinancing and property selection, oh my. You are in for a treat with today’s Best Ever guest Nela Richardson who is the Chief Economist for Redfin. She talks about the state of today’s economy and, more importantly, her advice on how to capitalize on it.  

Tweetable quote:

Buy the neighborhood. Not just the property.

Nela Richardson’s real estate background:

-        Chief Economist for Redfin (www.redfin.com)

-        Former John Hopkins University professor of Finance

-        Former researcher at Harvard

-        Interview guest on CNN, Bloomberg TV, CSPAN, CBS Radio and more 

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JF41: Swinging for…Doubles. Play Ball!

A funny thing happens when you swing for doubles – sometimes you end up with homeruns. Today’s Best Ever guest talks about the importance of investing in “doubles” and not waiting around for a “home run”. And he gives an example of a double turning into a home run.

Tweetable quote:

If you want to have results most people won’t achieve you have to be willing to work harder than most people are willing to work.

Nick Fluellen’s real estate background:

-        Senior Director at Marcus & Millichap (http://multifamilyadvisors.com/about/our-team/)

-        Focused on multifamily properties

-        Closed more than 204 transactions totaling more than $790 million in value

-        Recognized as a “Heavy Hitter” by Dallas Business Journal and a “Power Broker” by D CEO Magazine

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JF40:  Love is in the Air

Meet the real estate matchmaker. Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us her approach to investing and the unique way she makes money with real estate investing.

If you stop learning you’re going to stop growing.  

Ali Boone real estate background:

-        Founder of Hipster Investments (http://hipsterinvestments.com/)

-        When she started she bought 5 properties in a year and a half

-        Focused on matching investors with buying opportunities

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JF39: Pssst...Check Out This Note

Welcome to the wonderful world of note buying. Where you become the proud owner of paper not property. So basically you are now a bank. Want to hear how the heck one of the most successful note buyers is approaching this investing strategy?

Everybody is in the note business. They just tend to be on the wrong end of it.

Dave Van Horn’s real estate background:

-        President of PPR Note Company based in Philadelphia, PA

-        Owns 18 investment properties

-        Licensed real estate agent for over 25 years

-        Visit him at http://www.pprnoteco.com/

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JF38: Don’t You Dare Lose Control

Mark Cuban says he isn’t a glass hall full or half empty guy. Instead, he wants to be the guy pouring the glass. Today’s Best Ever guest shares the same philosophy. Jason Hartman talks about the importance of maintaining control and when it makes sense to relinquish the control.

Concentration creates wealth and diversification perpetuates wealth.

 

Tune in to listen to his Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever!

 

Jason Hartman’s real estate background:

 

-        Involved in thousands of real estate transactions

-        Owned income properties in 11 states and 17 cities

-        Host of the popular Creating Wealth Show

-        Developing 71 homes in Kansas City

-        Visit him at www.jasonhartman.com/podcast

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Listen to today’s Best Ever guest as she walks you through how to build a profitable business by renting out other people’s apartments. You know of Airbnb, right? Well, she uses that site and others to create her own profitable bed and breakfast.

I don’t want to end up having simply visited this world.

Tune in to listen to her Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever!

Lauryn Ballesteros’s real estate background:

-        Started wholesaling out of college in Buffalo, NY

-        Created a La Brooklyn Haus in Brooklyn – a 5-bedroom bed and breakfast  

-        TED talk speaker on entrepreneurship

-        Visit her at http://laurynballesteros.com/

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JF36: Flipping Properties in Bad, BAD Neighborhoods

Flipping properties in bad neighborhoods can be scary and profitable. Today’s Best Ever guest talks about what it is like working in some of the roughest Las Vegas neighborhoods. He also gives invaluable tips how to effectively manage contractors. 

Tune in to listen to his Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever!

Jacob Cherrington’s real estate background:

-        Has done over 150 flips in Las Vegas since 2009

-        Largest deal is a 200 unit flip

-        Currently flipping three 30 unit properties

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JF35: Want a Crash Course on Probate Wholesaling? Let’s Go!

If you have ever wanted to do wholesaling then you need to listen to this interview. Our Best Ever guest walks you through how to wholesale probate properties. She tells you how to format your letters, find the properties and how to approach the initial calls with the leads.

Tune in to listen to her Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever!

Sharon Vornholt’s real estate background:

-        Full-time investor focused on wholesaling

-        Done over 100 wholesale deals in her career

-        Owned and operated a home inspection business for 17 years

-        Host of popular podcast called Let’s Talk Real Estate Investing

-        Her website is http://louisvillegalsrealestateblog.com/

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JF34: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie…

As landlords it’s almost impossible to not get caught up in some sob story a tenant has. It’s a judgment call we all have to make and then live with the consequences. Listen to today’s Best Ever guest as she shares her experience and, consequently, her advice for you if you are in the same position.

 

 Tune in to listen to her Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever!

Shannon Morrow’s real estate background:

-        Owns a 3-family building in Brooklyn, NY as her 1st investment property

-        She lives in one unit and rents out the other two

-        Currently works as a real estate agent in NYC

-         Previously worked as a loan processor who did over $150,000,000 worth of loans with investors

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JF33: Using All Sorts of Financing to Build Your Empire   

401k, banks, and hard money lenders oh my!

Plus owner financing, cash and mortgage brokers. Today’s Best Ever guest has financed properties through all these ways and shares with you tips for how to decide which one makes the most sense based on the property.

Plus, we talk about the keys to picking the right tenant and how that approach can influence your buying strategy.

Tune in to listen to his Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever!

Bill Shaffer’s real estate background:

-        He and his wife own 10 properties with 22 units in Colorado and Wyoming

-        Been investing for over 12 years in real estate

-        Real estate agent and also a civil engineer – unique combo, right?!?

 

 

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JF32: How to Collect the Most on an Insurance Claim

You’re standing in 4 feet of water. What’s your next step to getting the problem fixed and reimbursed for the damages? Today’s Best Ever guest is a public adjuster who represents property owners when they file insurance claims.

Tune in to listen to his Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever!

Les Weitman’s real estate background:

-        Works as a public adjuster representing property owners who file insurance claims

-        Became a real estate agent at age of 18

-         Host of popular real estate investing podcast called Life on PIRE

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JF31: Scale the Top of the Real Estate Mountain by Learning This One Skill

What if, instead of specializing on a particular niche in real estate investing, you raised money for the deals and partnered with experienced real estate investors who actually manage and execute the deals?

Today’s Best Ever guest considers himself a money manager.  He believes raising and organizing money is the top of the real estate mountain and thinks other investors should learn the skillset. I agree.

Tune in to listen to his Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever!

Bryan Hancock’s real estate background:

-        Currently has over 40 development projects in Austin, Texas

-        His funds have raised more than $13,000,000 for real estate development in Austin, Texas over last 2 years

-        Plans to raise $25,000,000 in the next year

-        Founder of Inner 10 Capital (http://www.inner10capital.com/)

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Every property has at least one problem. What if you could turn that problem into actual income? Jacob shares with you a story where his team turned two poorly functioning laundry rooms into cash money. 

 

Jacob Durtschi’s real estate background:

-        Investing in real estate for over 11 years

-        Founded Jacob Grant Property Management (http://jacobgrant.com/)

-        Manages over 400 properties in Idaho while continuing to rapidly expand

 

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First impressions go a long way. When you first meet a commercial broker it’s important to make a good impression so that you can build a good relationship with him or her over time. That increases the amount of deals you see and close on. So, how do you make a good first impression? Bart Weprin shares the questions you should have answers to prior to speaking with a broker.  

 

 

Bart Weprin’s real estate background:

-        90 transactions valued at nearly 300MM over last 3 years

-        Received award as #1 ranked Eastern Region broker for Sperry Van Ness

-        Over 20 years experience in commercial real estate

-        Managing Director at Sperry Van Ness and focused on multifamily

 

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JF28: Investing in Dirty Words

How many investors do you know who are focused on buying suburban office space? Bet you can count the number on one hand. In fact, a lot of investors consider “suburban office space” dirty words. And that’s why listening to this interview with Arndt is so important. He is taking a contrarian mindset to real estate and doing very well with it.

 

Arndt Nicklisch’s real estate background:

-        Closed on almost $1.2BN in real estate transactions

-        Founder of American Eagle Capital Partners (http://www.aecp.com/)

-        Focused on investing in suburban office real estate

 

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JF27: Slashing Expenses, Staffing Properties, and Making Mooola

Amy Bors founded Winfield Property Mangement in 2006 and has since grown her company from 300 units under management to over 2,000. She is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma and shares her best advice ever on staffing properties, slashing expenses and making money.

 

Amy Bors’s real estate background:

-        Founder of Winfield Property Management (http://www.winfieldliving.com/)

-        President of Tulsa Apartment Association

-        President of Oklahoma State Apartment Association  

 

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Jonathan used his reputation, networking skills, persistence and smarts to start his own real estate investing company that now controls over 230 apartment units. But he had some issues along the way. First, he lost out on two deals days before closing because the financing fell through. That was a very costly hiccup. Learn how he overcame it and what he learned from the experience.

Listen to hear his best advice ever!

 

Jonathan Twombly’s real estate background:

  • Board member on the Harvard Real Estate Alumni Organization in New York City
  • Managing Member of Two Bridges Asset Management Company which controls over 230 multifamily units (http://twobridgesmgmt.com/)
  • Former real estate lawyer specializing in litigation involving hotels and other real estate assets

 

 

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JF25: Overseas Real Estate Strategies Making Money Right Now

 Taylor has bought and sold in 5 countries. He’s actively doing deals and shares with us strategies he is currently using to buy real estate overseas.

Tune in to hear his best advice ever! 

Taylor White’s real estate background: 

  • Buys and sells one property every 3 months on average
  • Host of Overseas Property Insider podcast
  • Bought and sold in 5 different countries

 

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JF24: I Screen, You Screen, We All Screen for Tenant Screen…ing Tips!

Buckle up partner. Joanna Weber shares with you her best ever tenant screening tips. With the amount of money you save form lower tenant turnover after listening to her you’ll be able to buy your own ice cream store.

Get ready. She’s about to share with you her best real estate investing advice ever!

Joanna Weber’s real estate background:

  • Full time real estate agent in Boise, Idaho
  • Owner of 11 single family homes with a 12th under contract
  • Owner of a property management company in Boise Idaho

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JF23: The OTHER Ways to Invest in Real Estate

Being a landlord ain’t easy. Helen Stephens, a Certified Financial Planner of 20 years, shares with us other ways to invest in real estate without being a landlord.

Tune in to hear her best advice ever!

 

Helen Stephens’s real estate background: 

  • Started as a banker in commercial lending 
  • Has over 20 years experience as a Certified Financial Planner
  • Founced www.aspenwealthmgmt.com 

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JF22: Effective Ways to Add Value in Multifamily Properties

Michael Becker controls 800 units and is well on his way to 1200. And, he has done it all within the last 12 months! Crazy, right? He shares how he did it, how to find value add opportunities and, of course...his best advice ever! 

Michael Becker's real estate background:

  • Originated over $250MM worth of debt as a commercial lender
  • Controls 800 multifamily units and is close to another 400 
  • Lives and invests in Dallas/Fort Worth 

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Louis's first investment property didn't go according to plan. He bought in New Orleans right before Katrina hit. It wiped out the property but taught him some valuable life lessons. Lessons he has applied to become an over of 173 multifamily units. Want to hear his advice?

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