Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever with Joe Fairless (general)

Samer started out as an agent doing his own thing. He never really had a fantastic mentor or coach, but still made a really successful brokerage. If you are an agent or broker you’ll want to hear how he has sold over $800 million! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

You’re not just making money, you’re changing a community

 

Samer Kuraishi Background:

  • CEO & Broker of A-K Real Estate, boutique brokerage in DC, MD & VA
  • Manage a team of 40+ agents / staff
  • Specialize in residential, development, distressed properties, commercial & property management
  • As of 2012 started using online marketing, has sold over 800M+ in sales. #1 Team in DC 4 yrs in a row
  • Based in Washington, D.C.
  • Say hi to him at https://www.zillow.com/profile/SamerKuraishiGroup/

 

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Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.

They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

Direct download: JF_1131_Samer_Kuraishi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26am EDT

Another group of listener questions are answered in this episode. We get the usual updates from Joe and Theo, along with what they would do if someone handed them $1,000,000. Joe also has an opinion on where the new Amazon Headquarters are going. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

We’re getting on average 9.1% more than what we projected

 

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Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.

They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:02am EDT

Gary created Roofstock with intentions to attempt to democratize the real estate investing world. Not only does his company and the technology help him with his investing, but also helps anyone who would like to invest in single family homes anywhere in the country. They have already negotiated deals with property management companies, an important aspect when 90% of his investors are investing in markets they don’t live in. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

When we first started buying the single family rental homes, a lot of people thought I was crazy

 

Gary Beasley Background:

  • CEO and co-founder, Roofstock, first online marketplace for investing in leased single-family rental homes
  • Provides research, analytics and insights to evaluate and purchase independently certified properties at set prices.
  • Served as CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality, then the second largest boutique hotel management company
  • Integrated more than $800 million of resort properties for KSL Resorts, and spent five years as CFO of online brokerage pioneer ZipRealty
  • Based in Oakland, California
  • Say hi to him at www.roofstock.com
  • Best Ever Book: Guns, Germs and Steel

 

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Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.
They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

Direct download: JF_1129_Gary_Beasley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

It takes 120 leads just to close 4 to 5 properties. Chris has built an amazing company and team that finds those leads, makes the calls, closes properties, and helps with other aspects of the business. From an online automated bird dogging campaign to a dedicated full time phone VA. If you want to invest at a high level, listen to this episode and take notes! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Do not use your own cash until you have a reservoir to go to



Chris Prefontaine Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of Pre Property Solutions, a real estate investment firm
  • Real Estate Entrepreneur and Mentor with over 25 + years of experience investing in real estate
  • Buys between  4-10 properties monthly and a large percentage of those are done via lease/options
  • Built over 100+ single family homes in the 1990’s,owned a Realty Executives Franchise and eventually sold the brokerage business as to Coldwell Banker in 2000
  • Based in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Say hi to him at  www.smartrealestatecoach.com
  • Best Ever Book: McDonald’s Under the Golden Arches

 

Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.
They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

Direct download: JF_1128_Chris_Prefontaine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

We’ve got some listener questions for Josh today. Get to know Josh as he dives into his morning routines, and explains the most underused aspect of BiggerPockets. He also tells us about how the BiggerPockets podcast came to be. Josh’s #1 piece of advice is to find your why, something he says that without it, you will struggle. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

We haven’t had a podcast where I didn’t learn something

 

Josh Dorkin Background:

- ‎CEO & Founder: BiggerPockets.com, Entrepreneur - ‎BiggerPockets Publishing, LLC

- BiggerPockets boasts more than 825,000 members, produces the top-rated real estate podcast on iTunes, and last year raked in $7 million in revenue through advertising

- Bigger Pockets made the INC 500, came in at #400 in August 2017

- BiggerPockets added a publishing arm, which released Set For Life on April 23, 2017

- Based in Denver, Colorado

- Say hi to him at: BiggerPockets: The Real Estate Investing Social Network

 

Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.
They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

Direct download: JF_1127_Josh_Dorkin_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:27am EDT

If you think you’re in a tough spot, listen to Jorge’s story, or even better, read about it in his book Burn Zones. He lost it all and made a company inspired from that loss. American Homeowner Preservation buys distressed and non-performing notes, and works with the families to either stay in their homes, or get out from under them without foreclosure. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Be patient, the markets are cyclical

 

Jorge Newbery

  • Founder and CEO of American Homeowner Preservation LLC
  • Utilizes Regulation A+ to crowdfund the purchase of nonperforming mortgages from banks at big discounts
  • Accepts both accredited and non-accredited investors, and the minimum investment is just $100
  • After natural disaster in ‘04 left him $26M in debt and now helps others to rebuild after unaffordable debt
  • Regular contributor to Huffington Post and Author of Burn Zones and Debt Cleanse
  • Based in Chicago, Illinois
  • Say hi to him at www.ahpfund.com
  • Best Ever Book: Fierce Conversations

 

Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.
They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

Direct download: JF_1126_Jorge_Newbery.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:57am EDT

If you’re anything like me, you hate seeing a full inbox. Unfortunately, that happens daily more often than not. Dmitiri and his company, SaneBox, are here to help with that. Listen in on today’s episode to hear how you can clear you inbox. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

We can tell what people consider unimportant

 

Dmitri Leonov Background:

-        Leads business development, sales and marketing efforts at SaneBox

-        Previously spent several years at Overture (acquired by Yahoo) in sales strategy and business development

-        Based in Venice, California

-        Say hi to him at www.sanebox.com

 

Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.
They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

Direct download: JF_1125_Dmitri_Leonov.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am EDT

Have you ever used Craigslist to find private money? That is exactly what Nick Beveridge did for his first flip, and it worked out well. Now a seasoned investor and agent, Nick holds a monthly meetup and helps others with their investing. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Keep your properties

 

Nick Beveridge Real Estate Background:

  • Involved in real estate for 8 years and actually successfully investing for about 3 years
  • 30 year old investor and agent with Keller Williams Realty
  • Hosts an REI group that meets monthly for a little over 2 years in North Idaho
  • Based in Coeur D Alene, Idaho
  • Say hi to him at
  • Best Ever Book: Millionaire REal Estate Investor

 

Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.
They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

Direct download: JF_1124_Nick_Beveridge.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Joe tells us about his paid advisor, why he decides to have one, how he found him, how you should go about finding one, and what to avoid when searching for an advisor. Joe and Theo answer some listener questions and tell us about their morning routines that set their day up for success. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

You’re gonna need to bounce ideas off of people

 

Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.
They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

Direct download: JF_1123_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Italina was hunting for a job when she realized she had her own business just waiting for her to take action with. She was everywhere on social media and people were asking her how it was possible. That’s when she realized there was a need for professionals to increase their social media presence. She started rolling from there, and hasn't looked back. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Don’t forget to share content on LinkedIn as well

 

Italina Kirknis Background:

  • Online Presence Expert & Speaker for Real Estate Businesses
  • Helps Real Estate Community’s Top Realtors & Lenders upgrade their social media presence and Email Newsletters
  • As a former attorney, she is now practicing her passion, Online Branding & Marketing
  • Regular Inman.com contributor
  • Based in San Francisco, California
  • Say hi to her at italinaimage.com   
  • Best Ever Book: The Noticer



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Fund That Flip provides short-term fix and flip loans to experienced investors. If you're looking for a reliable funding partner, their online platform makes the entire process super easy, and they can get you funded in as few as 7 days.
They've also partnered with best-selling author, J Scott to provide Bestever listeners a free chapter from his new book on negotiating real estate. If you'd like to improve your bestever negotiating skills, visit www.fundthatflip.com/bestever to download your free negotiating guide today.

Direct download: JF_1122_Italina_Kirknis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EDT