Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever with Joe Fairless (general)
JF482: What This Scholar Did to Begin His Wholesale Business

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Our Best Ever guest has a history of higher education, but was intrigued with real estate investing. He began to grow an interest in wholesaling. He started his own wholesale business and and has closed some deals in the first year! Hear his story!

Best Ever Tweet:

If you leave a bad taste in other people's mouth, it will get around.

Chad Benedict's Real Estate Background:

  • Began wholesaling real estate in 2015 after a successful career in university administration and leadership
  • An Ivy-league graduate, he now runs his own business full-time and continues to consult in higher education
  • He is a licensed realtor and has done 5 wholesale deals
  • Based in Dallas, Texas
  • Say hi to him at benedictbrothers.com

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:44am EST

JF481: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Success with a Real Estate Broker

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Who's got the deals? That's right, the man in the office next-door… a real estate broker. You know pocket listings are out there somewhere, but brokers are willing to feed well seasoned investors multiple deals per year if they know they can execute. Be sure to tune in today to hear these five ways you can benefit from a broker!

Best Ever Tweet:

Be persistent but don't be a pest.

Eric Odom's Real Estate Background:

  • Commercial real estate broker with decades of experience in real estate
  • First as a lender and currently as a broker
  • His focus is on office, retail and multifamily investments
  • Say hi to him at http://investfloridashow.com

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Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

You find the deals. We’ll fund them. Yes, it’s that simple. Fund That Flip is an online lender that provides fast and affordable capital to real estate investors. We make funding your projects easy so you can focus on what you do best…rehabilitating homes. Learn more at http://www.fundthatflip.com/bestever.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:33am EST

JF480: 6 Tips to Manage Contractors Successfully #situationsaturday

It’s unfortunate to hire a contractor that doesn’t show up…and that is exactly what happened with our Best Ever guest. He checked out the reviews and finished his due diligence, but the crew he hired rarely showed up. Our guest is here to share six tips that will help you select the right contractor for your next rehab, hear those tips and save the stress!

Best Ever Tweet:

Never pay a contractor upfront before they do the work.

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Mark Ferguson’s real estate background:

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am EST

JF479: Be Grateful Always #followalongfriday

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Update on Joe's new acquisition in, drumroll, HOUSTON! Joe shares the complexity of his Cincinnati apartment community and the attorneys involved. Listen in and follow along with Joe!

Best Ever Tweet:

Regardless of what happens in life, I always look for reasons to be grateful.

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You find the deals. We’ll fund them. Yes, it’s that simple. Fund That Flip is an online lender that provides fast and affordable capital to real estate investors. We make funding your projects easy so you can focus on what you do best…rehabilitating homes. Learn more at http://www.fundthatflip.com/bestever.

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JF478: From Live-In Duplex to 13 Rentals ($1.5 MM)—In Three Years!

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Our Best Ever guest was smart when he began investing in real estate. He purchased a duplexed via FHA financing and rented the other half while living in one side. He was able to pull funds from the equity in his property and purchase more rental properties in Chicago. You need to hear how did it so quickly! Tune in!

Best Ever Tweet:

It’s a matter of focusing on what we’re good at and our strengths.

John Casmon’s real estate background:

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You find the deals. We’ll fund them. Yes, it’s that simple. Fund That Flip is an online lender that provides fast and affordable capital to real estate investors. We make funding your projects easy so you can focus on what you do best…rehabilitating homes. Learn more at www.fundthatflip.com/bestever.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:20pm EST

JF477: You Should Have Bought This Mixed-Use Property!

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He purchased a beat up, mixed-use, multiplex that is worth well over $150,000 more than what he initially paid. Inside? Well, he had a commercial tenant and two other residential tenants…and immediately raised the rents! He offered a rent discount in the first year for his rentals to add value and quickly occupy the property. Hear his specific advice for tenant retention and finding great deals!

Best Ever Tweet:

Nobody wants to finance a building that’s not producing revenue.

Ash Patel’s real estate background:

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You find the deals. We’ll fund them. Yes, it’s that simple. Fund That Flip is an online lender that provides fast and affordable capital to real estate investors. We make funding your projects easy so you can focus on what you do best…rehabilitating homes. Learn more at www.fundthatflip.com/bestever.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:34am EST

JF476: For 5 Years He FAILED Until He…

Our Best Ever guest wasn’t able to cut it in the real estate investing game for five years…but he didn’t give up! He did what EVERY new investor should do—found a mentor! He began wholesaling but eventually found his niche in development and new construction. He feels that the saturation of real estate activity has raised prices and seller expectations. Hear his strategy and see if it’s for you!

Best Ever Tweet:

Start early, and fail, fail, fail, fail, and fail some more.

Abhi Golhar’s real estate background:

  • Managing Partner at Summit & Crowne Partners, an Atlanta-based real estate investment firm
  • Uses value-add approach to acquire, renovate, and(or) develop real estate
  • Host of #realestatedealtalk on YouTube
  • Currently he has 35 new construction deals in Atlanta and Charlotte and is expanding in other markets
  • Here’s a map he referenced in our conversation
  • Say hi to him at http://www.abhigolhar.com/   
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Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

You find the deals. We’ll fund them. Yes, it’s that simple. Fund That Flip is an online lender that provides fast and affordable capital to real estate investors. We make funding your projects easy so you can focus on what you do best…rehabilitating homes. Learn more at www.fundthatflip.com/bestever.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:20am EST

JF475: His First Purchase was 2 HOMES!

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Our Best Ever guest loves putting deals together. He is not a fan of the accounting, paperwork, and admin...so he handed off those duties and fulfilled his passion. He buys and sells SFR's and is diving into multi family syndication. Hear his words!

Best Ever Tweet:

Get rid of things you don't like to do.

Nathan Brooks's Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investor in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Been investing for nearly 10 years and is mainly a buy-and-hold investor
  • Owns his own property management company
  • This year he will likely rehab and hold about 50 properties
  • Say hi to him at http://bridgequity.com/
  • Been a professional musician most of his adult life

Listen to all episodes and get a FREE crash course on real estate investing at:http://www.joefairless.com

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Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

You find the deals. We’ll fund them. Yes, it’s that simple. Fund That Flip is an online lender that provides fast and affordable capital to real estate investors. We make funding your projects easy so you can focus on what you do best…rehabilitating homes. Learn more at http://www.fundthatflip.com/bestever.

What’s the Best Ever health plan for YOU?

Go to http://www.stridehealth.com/bestever and find a better health plan in 10 minutes or less. On average you’ll save $418 on coverage and care.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:13am EST

JF474:  How He Raises Money for REI and other Businesses   #skillsetsunday

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He went to college to become a computer programmer and later found that he was actually an entrepreneur. Our Best Ever guest is a returning pioneer of the show as he was the guest of episode 2. He shares the reasons why real estate is most likely the best reason to raise money. He also spills the risks in restaurant development and purchasing through raising money. There are many was to raise the funds for specific projects and he shares tips on creating the best rout to start today!

Best Ever Tweet:

The more sophisticated the investor is, the higher the likelihood that they have been burned.

Michael Blank’s real estate background:

  • Raising Money for Various Biz
  • Raised money for a variety of different businesses
  • Full-time entrepreneur for 10 years
  • Raising money for single family houses, apartment building and 2 restaurants  

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Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

You find the deals. We’ll fund them. Yes, it’s that simple. Fund That Flip is an online lender that provides fast and affordable capital to real estate investors. We make funding your projects easy so you can focus on what you do best…rehabilitating homes. Learn more at www.fundthatflip.com/bestever.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:03am EST

JF473: How to Negotiate with a Solar Company #situationsaturday

Jumping through hoops to buy a fix and flip, our Best Ever guest ran a marathon to get through the seller, agent, and the solar company. He desired to net $80,000 profit and went back and forth with the angry seller to lock in his price. It didn’t stop there, he then had to work with the solar company to figure monthly expenses…or he could buy ourt the lease…hear the situation!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Take a look at what is needed for your property and what you can save.

Eric Stutz’s real estate background:

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Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors:

You find the deals. We’ll fund them. Yes, it’s that simple. Fund That Flip is an online lender that provides fast and affordable capital to real estate investors. We make funding your projects easy so you can focus on what you do best…rehabilitating homes. Learn more at www.fundthatflip.com/bestever.

What’s the Best Ever health plan for YOU?

Go to www.stridehealth.com/bestever and find a better health plan in 10 minutes or less. On average you'll save $418 on coverage and care.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:02am EST