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JF393: Commercial Crowdfunding Part 4 of 4

We are privileged to hear from our final guest of our four part series dedicated to commercial crowdfunding! Patch of Land’s Co-Founder and CTO, Brian Fritton, is the technology expert of the firm. He has fine-tuned the autonomy and responsiveness of Patch of Land’s site. He shares many state of the art reporting data sources that his team was able to use to mitigate risk in the deal analysis and underwriting period. Brian is passionately building Patch of Land’s system to not only run seamlessly, but to also provide supreme value and accuracy to the real estate investor. This is one episode you cannot pass up!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

Don’t mess with what works!

 

 

Brian Fritton's background:

  • Co-Founder and CTO of Patch of Land
  • Just launched an engineering blog at www.Patchofland.com/engineering
  • Previously created enterprise grade API’s
  • Built many ecommerce functionalities for large companies, one being Ghiradelli 

 

 

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JF392: You're Missing Out Without Condos in Your Portfolio

He invests in properties most investors won’t touch…condos. Our Best Ever guest is an advocate of LOW maintenance, and for that reason condos fit his criteria. He shares the 1% rule with the Best Ever listeners and how he vets prospective deals before pulling the trigger. Hear where his goals are taking him and hold onto your seat when you hear his passive cash flow vision!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

A bunch of singles will win the game over a homerun.

 

 

Russell Brazil’s real estate background:

 

  • Realtor with Long and Foster based in Maryland, DC, and Virginia
  • Buy and hold investor specializing in condos but also owns single family homes, multifamily homes and townhomes
  • Occasionally flips homes as well
  • Based in Rockville, Maryland which is a suburb of Washington DC
  • He’s a 3rd generation motorcycle rider
  • www.russellbrazil.lnf.com   

 

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JF391: Hidden Cash Flow Streams You NEED to Learn About

Not every deal is a home run, but you can find the hidden cash in there somewhere. Our Best Ever guest is handling the low to no equity deals and has made millions doing so! Beginning as a hair dresser, he cut out the middle class mindset and began investing…but he started by learning the basics first! He has accomplished a system of automation using a popular CRM. Hear about how he structures his deals and how he makes money today, monthly, and years down the road on one house!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

You can shave years off your success curve by just getting educated

 

 

Ian Flannigan’s real estate background:

 

  • Successfully investing in real estate since 2006 and focused on building cash flow through a “hidden cash flow deal” strategy
  • Based in Dallas, Texas and you can say hi to him at www.freedominvestingacademy.com
  • Over 120 deals of wholesale and seller financing deals
  • Former hair dresser and current drummer in the Adam Nanez 

 

 

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JF390: How to ESCAPE Your Comfort Zone and Live with No Regrets

Ever wished you could have, would have, and should have? Not today’s Best Ever guest! She has laughed in danger’s face, all in the name of opportunity. Hours of hiking Kilimanjaro, 5 London Marathons, and cycling the most dangerous road in the world is only the beginning of our Best Ever guest’s saga of bravery. Her inner confidence will grow yours once you hear her goals and passion. There are only two things our tough guest opposes…and you wouldn’t have guessed it.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

Your body can achieve so much and do so much when you believe you can do it.

 

 

Sarah Williams’s background:

 

 

  • Founder of Tough Girl Challenges, all about getting people to do challenges outside of their comfort zone
  • Liverpool, England
  • Done the following:
    • London Marathon…5 times
    • Walked across burning coals
    • Sky diving
    • Bungee jumping
    • Cycling down Death Road in Bolivia
    • Climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro
    • Say hi to her at www.toughgirlchallenges.com  
 
 

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JF389: Watch Out for These Common Hard Money Mistakes

Hola! Our Best Ever guest is a private money lender from Salt Lake City, Utah and is fluent in Spanish because she lived in Costa Rica! From business startups to diversified investing, she is now focused on commercial capital lending for investors using refinance methods, and still lends to fix and flip projects. She shares the red flags in the hard money lending field…and how to find the right lender. Watch yourself when seeking capital, and be sure to ask the right questions!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

Approach a hard money loan with curiosity.

 

 

Corey Dutton's real estate background:

  • Private money lender based in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Fluent Spanish speaker
  • Founder of Private Money Utah
  • 50 Elite Women in the Mortgage Industry by Mortgage Professional America magazine
  • Say hi to her at www.privatemoneyutah.com 

 

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JF388: 102 Virtual Wholesale Deals…In TWO YEARS

A computer programmer, a network of buyers, and one investor mindset managed to close 102 deals in two years! Our Best Ever guest has the handle on multiple markets virtually. You will hear about the mechanics of internet marketing and what it takes to be top ranked on Google. He works with partners across the nation to close deals for a humble spread. He is also the host of a real estate podcast (see below), and is sharing his success stories while absorbing other investor’s windfalls. Tune in!

 

 

Best Ever Tweets:

 

As you’re taking action, put the pieces together, don’t get stuck with analysis paralysis.

 

You should always know your numbers.

 

 

Garrett Allen Zander

  • Been in real estate for 7 years and rehabbed over 50 properties from start to finish
  • Recently started wholesaling and does everything he can do to NOT to see a property
  • Host of the Real Estate Strategy Lab podcast
  • Based in Los Angeles, California
  • Realestatestrreagylab.com  

 

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JF387: Rich Dad Advisor, Tom Wheelwright, Says Your IRA Plan is WRONG and How to be Tax Free Till You Die

Love Rich Dad Poor Dad? How about Robert Kiyosaki? Well you are about to hear from his accountant, Tom Wheelwright. He unfolds the complications and misunderstandings of IRA’s and how they would NOT benefit all forms of real estate investing. Want to avoid capital gains tax? Hear his advice on 1031 exchanges! Other topics including tax brackets, depreciation, and cost segregation are clarified by our Best Ever guest. This is one of the MOST important show’s available...don’t miss it!

 

 

Best Ever Tweets:

 

If in doubt, leave it out.

 

Any six year old can explain something to a genius, but it takes a genius to explain something to a six year old.

 

Embrace the tax law.

 

 

Tom Wheelwright's background:

  • CPA and CEO of ProVision Wealth based in Tempe, Arizona
  • A leading tax and wealth expert and author of Tax-Free Wealth and a Rich Dad Advisor/Speaker for Robert Kiyosaki
  • Say hi to him at http://taxfreewealthadvisor.com
  • Make taxes fun, easy, and understandable

 

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JF386: Commercial Crowdfunding Part 3 of 4

Patch of Land’s CEO, Jason Fritton, enlightens the Best Ever listeners covering the firm’s origins and future vision. Since the JOBS Act in 2012, our Best Ever guest saw an opportunity to raise capital through a large group of investors…legally! With his technology based background, a crowd funding platform was constructed! Hear his insight on the up and coming niche of crowd funding residential, commercial, and other types of real estate; lend an ear to his vision of potential growth in competition!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

I’m a big proponent of hiring people much much much smarter than I am…

 

 

Jason Fritton’s real estate background:

 

  • Co-founder and CEO of Patch of Land
  • His background is in technology
  • Transitioned into the world of crowdfunding
  • JOBS act made it possible – publically in 2012

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JF385: $30,000 Found and How Skip Tracing Pays Off

You may have tried to reach the owner of the run down home down the street. It can be nearly impossible! Today’s Best Ever guest has an inside connection to county tax data, accompanied with skip tracing software that can locate contact information of the absentee owner. She shares her recent deal that will net her well over $30,000 all through having the right information and tools. Make sure you listen to this episode and check you toolbox after the show!

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

You can sit in fear that you don’t have enough money or you can just jump in and do it.

 

 

Laurie Thomas's real estate background:

  • Based in Hastings, Michigan and has worked in the land and title industry as an examiner for approximately 30 years
  • Currently handles the tax foreclosures for 8 Counties in Michigan
  • Founder of LASH Properties where she is doing a rehab project and purchasing a duplex
  • Her brother had a pet armadillo
  • www.lashwholesalers.com 

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JF384: Forced to LAY OFF His Team, but Now Developing 7 figure Profits

Forced to lay off his real estate team during rougher times, our Best Ever guest and young entrepreneur has seen darker days than most…but it didn’t last! As a young and ambitious business owner, he learned quickly how to rebuild from the ground up and execute most all real estate transaction types. Beginning in the mortgage processing world, experience and many deals have molded him into a now successful investor and host of The Real Dealz Podcast  

 

 

Best Ever Tweet: 

 

If you’re good with people and good at marketing, you’ll be good at this business.

 

 

 

Tucker Merrihew

 

  • Host of The Real Dealz Podcast

  • Owner of TTM Development Company which is focused on renovating older homes and building new homes throughout Portland, Oregon

  • Say hi to him at http://ttmdevelopmentcompany.com/

  • Based in Portland, Oregon

  • Began his career in the Real Estate business back in 2002 as a Top Producing Mortgage loan officer, and then by 2004 he built his own Mortgage Company TTM Finance, LLC & Davis Financial which is still in operation today

  • Play basketball three times a week and was a millimeter away from pursuing a professional career in snowboarding

 

 

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Patch of Land - Could you do more deals if you had more money? Let the crowdfunding platform, Patch of Land, find investors for you and fund your next deal…and your next deal…and your next deal…and…well, just go find out more at www.PatchOfLand.com

 

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