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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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JF383: SPIKE Your Net Worth with an Abundance Mentality #skillsetsunday

Look around, who are the five people closest to you? What is their net worth? How is their attitude? Do they uplift, edify, and push you? These are questions that our Best Ever guest will ask today on the show. Be alert and open minded as you hear her tips on creating a power team that will revamp your personal and business goals, while maintaining a steadfast focus.

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Everything that you do, your words, your thoughts, your belief systems plant seeds into your existence

 

 

 

Dawn Oree’s background:

 

  • 3 Ways of Making the Law of Abundance Work in Your Life

  • Been teaching the Law to business people and non-business people

  • The Abundance Summit in San Diego in March

  • Say hi to Dawn at www.dawnoree.com

 

 

 

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JF382: How She Saved a BILLION Gallons of a Vital Resource! #situationsaturday

Wondering why dollars are leaking from you bank account every month? A drip here and there will impact your net operating income MASSIVELY; we are talking hundreds of thousands, even millions, down the drain! Today’s Best Ever guest is a water conservation expert, and she has saved billions of gallons of water for countless property managers across the map. You will hear a couple water saving tips that will crank your multi-family investment’s cap rate up a notch, don’t miss out!  

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

We have found that in the apartment world, it’s especially difficult to change tenant behavior.

 

 

 

Katie Anderson's background: 

 

  • Founded Save Water Co and was named Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 in 2015 for her water conservation work

  • Focusing on the apartment industry, she has performed water audits in over 150,000 apartment units nationwide conserving just under 1 billion gallons of water and providing big savings towards owners’ and residents’ bottom lines

  • Say hi to her at http://savewaterco.com/

     

     

     

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JF381: What Patience, Persistence, and 2 Mailings Can Land You

While dining at a restaurant with her friends our Best Ever guest gets her first call from a motivated seller, and only after mailing number two! She felt prepared enough…but the deal wouldn’t close so easy. After an agonizing eight months of back and forth texts and emails, she was able to get not one, not two, but four signatures! You won’t believe what the spread potential was on this deal…listen in!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

Don’t just learn, you gotta get out there and actually “do”!

 

 

 

Kim Handelman's background:

 

  • 25 years in advertising experience at top NYC ad agencies

  • Based in Gilford, Connecticut  

  • Just closed on her 1st wholesale deal that was quite an experience

 

 

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JF379: Commercial Crowdfunding Part 2 of 4

Welcome back Best Ever listeners to episode 2 of the 4 part Commercial Crowdfunding series! Today we hear from Patch of Land’s Mark Slowman, who has extensive history in commercial real estate. He covers EVERYTHING from underwriting to multifamily deal analysis. Think you know how to buy an apartment complex? Are you aware of the owner’s performance or the DSCR? In that case you better tune in…also, hear why Mark shares that “cap rates” don’t tell you everything!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

You have to make sure the property is appropriate for the market.

 

 

 

Mark Slowmann’s real estate background:

  • Started in public accounting
  • Worked with a couple large real estate groups
  • Sourcing and negotiating loans from the borrower standpoint
  • Commercial real estate expert

     

     

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JF380: How to Raise Capital, Buy Cheap Notes, and Fund Start-Ups

Today’s Best Ever guest set out to raise money to fund…well, just about everything! From business start-ups to breakthrough inventions, he has been the key to business execution. Our Best Ever guest is a big player in the note buying game; he’s able to acquire a note package for UNDER half price…he’s also going to share 12 ways to profit from note deals…you MUST see his article here: http://ezinearticles.com/?12-Ways-To-Profit-From-Non-Performing-Real-Estate-Notes&id=9153373

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

Know what you’re buying before you buy it.

 

 

 

Christopher Winkler's real estate background:

 

  • Manager of Silverwood Capital, LLC, a real estate investment firm specializing  in discounted residential distressed and toxic assets

  • He has over 30 years in raising venture capital, sales, marketing debt mediation and collection practices

  • He has helped raise over $20 million in private equity for early stage companies

  • Based in Costa Mesa, California

  • Say hi to him at www.silverwoodllc.com 

      

 

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JF378: How to leverage MILLIONS of Dollars with Other People’s Money

Our Best Ever guest is perfecting syndication. He is putting together large scale multi family deals with OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY! Structuring deals that are more complex, our Best Ever guest began flipping…and found it wasn’t for him. As a sponsor, his offers for the bigger deals are backed by one thing the majority of investors and syndicators would hesitate to include, hear how he closes! 

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

Be very careful with your own money; be even more careful with somebody else’s money.

 

 

 

Ryan Dunigan's real estate background:

 

  • Raises money and invests in apartment buildings in Arizona

  • Has syndicated 188 units and manages another 29 units for a 3rd party

  • Based in San Diego, California 

  • Went to school at Colorado State and big snow boarder

     

     

 

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JF377: How He Bought 8 Rentals in 4 Months!

Starting at age 27, our Best Ever guest made an easy $8,000 return on his first fix and flip! His tenacious 30 offers a day with the help of a determined virtual assistant gathered big returns. One of his most noteworthy investments was a single family residence he was inches away from selling…but before he completed the wholesale transaction, his mentor gave him a better idea…you’ll be on the edge of your seat once you hear how it turned out!

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

Be persistent, you’re the only one really who is going to control your destiny.

 

 

 

Ehab Shoukry’s real estate background:

 

  • Two-time air hockey world champion who has worked in corporate America for the last 15 years

  • Dabbled in real estate at 27 but got serious this year and has purchased 8 rentals in four months

  • Target price range is $55,000 with monthly rent around $1,100 to maximize cash-on-cash return

  • Based in Houston, Texas and say hi to him at www.rockethousebuyers.com 

     

     

 

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JF376: How to Get Started in Real Estate with 5 Steps! #skillsetsunday

Still curious about where to get started in real estate investing? Here’s a hint…learn and focus! Joe shares five steps to jump into the world of REI…Be aware that there are NUMEROUS ways to invest, and Joe encourages the Best Ever listeners to narrow your focus through exploration, observe others that are successful in the same niche, and reciprocate services. If you are craving change, then you won’t miss this show!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

 

We’re not after a particular monetary goal, we’re after the time, and spending the time the way we want to spend it.

 

 

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JF375: How Do You Close a CLEAN Deal? Here's How! #situationsaturday

“We’ve been in houses that looked like murder scenes,” shares our Best Ever guest…she gets into the nitty gritty of extensive house cleaning. Starting as a REALTOR in a foreclosure rich market, she saw the potential of large scale “haul outs” and “clean outs”. Hear her worst house that her crew tackled and what methods they used to renew the home from top to bottom.

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

We’ve been in houses that looked like murder scenes!

 

 

 

Sasha Allen’s background:

 

 

  •  Founder of Swept Away Property Clean Outs
  • Based in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Been in business for 3.5 years
  • www.Sweptawaycleanouts.vpweb.com  
  • Loves photography and takes pictures of people in everyday situations
  • Cleaning and real estate investing

     

     

 

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JF374: CHALLENGE! Stick to it for 90 Days #followalongfriday

Excited for a new goal, idea, or inspiring concept? Take Joe’s advice to go a step further than “eureka!”…create an action plan! Joe shares his experience developing the Best Ever show; from a few downloads, to now over 500,000, he expresses the importance of a well-constructed plan. You too can create and build anything from square one, and as a matter of fact, Joe wants to hear about it! Pull out a pen and 90 page notepad…Joe has a challenge for you, and we all want to know your results!

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

Do things methodically and consistently every single day for 90 days, look back and then see where that’s got you.

 

 

 

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JF373: How She Bought a Condo UNEMPLOYED!

Cash flow is KING! Our Best Ever guest is creative, which is why she was able to make the cash FLOW from start to finish in a hot market! She shares her Mid-West flips, locally owned acquisitions, and her most exciting project that will transform an old retail building into a unique space you wouldn’t have expected…tune in!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

You can find something in almost every neighborhood that can cash flow if you buy it right.

 

 

Micki McNie’s real estate background:

 

             

  • Real estate investor who focuses on buy and holds, rehabs, and note buying
  • Started career as a tenant rep for commercial leases then moved to help clients buy and sell residential properties
  • Based out of Denver, Colorado
  • Thirty Three Zen Lane
  • Say hi to her at www.thirtythreezenlane.com 

     

 

 

 

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JF372: Commercial Crowdfunding Part 1 of 4

Fed up with low returns? Well, today we have a treat for you! Patch of Land’s SVP of Underwriting and Acquisitions, Doug Cochrane, is back! He announces a surprise addition for the firm’s users…commercial funding now available! Doug shares fantastic news about the once struggling hotel investing, innovative leverage, and multi-use lease diversity. This episode is JAM PACKED, so tune in!

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 


We’re just seeing a great opportunity right now, that banks are not taking the advantage of.

 

 

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JF371: Not One, Not Two, But 11 Homes in One Deal!

Huge numbers in one deal! How many properties have you closed in a single transaction? Did you do it with no money down? Our Best Ever guest did, and he shares the ups and downs of a particularly profitable closing. Hear his story of big returns while cruising 48 states on his Harley, but most importantly, his advice to find a…

 

 

 

 

 

 Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

 

You don’t know what you like until you know what you don’t like.

 

 

 

Mike Fish’s real estate background:

 

 

  • Over a decade of real estate investing experience
  • Has controlled over $11,000,000 in real estate
  • Now a REALTOR/investor, he continues to buy and sell up in the Arizona White Mountains
  • Based in Pinetop Lakeside, Arizona
  • He likes his Harley and has done a 48-state ride

 

 

 

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JF370: 2,900 Units Later, He Knows EVERYTHING about Management

He knows his numbers! Our Best Ever guest has mastered apartment property management, over 2,900 units to be exact. He even sheds light about tenant behavior patterns often seen in high scale residency including how do determine turnover before it happens! Lend an ear to this seasoned investor and property manager.

 

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

A resident referral is the greatest form of advertising.

 

 

 

 

Don Brunner's real estate background:

  • Chief Operating Officer at BRG Apartments based in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Previously has been a district manager overseeing 14,000 units between apartments and condos
  • Started his own management company in 2012 and grew it to oversee 24 properties totaling 2,900 units
  • Regional VP of the National Apartment Association
  • Say hi to him at www.brgapartments.com
  • President of a charity called Miami Valley Sports Foundation, which provides athletic and education opportunities ages 8 – 18 in a nine county area

 

 

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JF369: Meet, Greet, and Share to BUMP Tenant Retention #skillsetsunday

 “Out of the box” is the Millennial way! Our Best Ever guest is innovating the way communities interact through creative tenant retention and job search methods including one you have NEVER heard of, listen up!

 

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

 

 

There's power in anticipation.

 

 

 

 Brad Hargreaves' background:

 

  • Started his first business his sophomore year of college

  • CEO of Common, dedicated to making housing better by providing flexible, community-minded shared residences

  • Previously co-founded General Assembly

  • Based in New York City, NY

  • Say hi to him at Highcommon.com or…@bhargreaves on Twitter

 

 

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JF367: Don't Buy the Worst House in the Best Neighborhood, Do This Instead #followalongfriday

Zillow is all over home buyer data, and Joe breaks down an unpredictable excerpt of one of the firm’s latest publication, The New Rules of Real Estate. Hear how the authors are able to predict an area’s appreciation, and which home renovation will land you the most value…can you guess? Hint, it’s not the living room!

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

It’s not necessarily about how much money you have, it’s how resourceful you can be with what you have.

 

 

 

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Don’t judge a house by its shiny objects! Today’s Best Ever guest tells how he overlooked a few “deal breakers” in a Phoenix purchase because the numbers appeared to make sense. Tune it to hear his follies in the acquisition that wouldn’t have been terrible if he only changed a few things…

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

 

If you’re selling retail to a buyer who will pay retail, they are not an investor.

 

 

 

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JF366: G.U.T.S. is All it Takes to Close

Finally, it’s time to get down to business in a very creative way! Our Best Ever guest is persistent, and he expects YOU to be the same…if you want to be financially free that is. Hear how he cleverly steps up to a seller with honest intentions to close that same day, and be sure to hear what he does later after hearing “NO!”.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

If you have likeability you get to trust, if you get to trust, you close more deals.

 

 

 

 Claude Diamond’s real estate background:

 

 

  •  www.claudediamond.com
  • Based in Winter Park, Colorado
  • Been in real estate since his 20s and owns properties in multiple places over the country
  • Lease option, lease purchase, and rent to own are his specialties 

 

 

 

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JF365: $1,000 Credit Card Charge to Virtual Wholesale Genius!

Ready for a new market? Our Best Ever guest hints how he successfully wholesales properties…virtually! No need to be everywhere at once; he instructs how to close a deal in another city while in the comfort of your home! How to find your “boots on the ground” including additional real estate professionals in places other than your hometown, you have to hear this!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

If you're not making offers, you're not making any money.

 

 

 

 

Chris Bruce’s real estate background:

 

 

  •  Full time real estate investor who started investing in Detroit, Michigan then went to Tampa, Florida
  • Say hi to him at http://escapethenewbiezone.com/aboutme
  • Popular podcast called Escape the REI Newbie Zone
  • Virtual wholesaling in different markets
  • Based in Tampa, Florida

 

 

 

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JF364: Be CAREFUL, Don’t Skip Your DUE DILIGENCE

Do numbers bore you? This episode’s Best Ever guest couldn’t agree more, but if you are complacent with the facts and figures, you could lose big on a deal. Hear how he breaks down the inspection period to minimize risk on large multifamily properties!

 

 

 Best Ever Tweet:

 

 Due diligence is boring, I mean it’s mind-numbing, but it’s also, I would say, the most important thing that we do.

 

 ndrew Syrios’s real estate background:

 

  •  Based in Kansas City, Missouri 
  • Say hi to him at www.stewardshipproperties.com

  • His company owns 600 units and manages their own portfolio

  • Been investing for about 10 years

 

 

 

 

 

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