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JF131: I Challenge You! The 3, 2, 1 Challenge | #skillset sunday

Let's start 2015 off with a bang by connecting with who we know, meeting strangers and learning something every day. There's power in progress and what gets measured gets repeated. Let's get this challenge going baby! Listen to today's show to hear about the 3, 2, 1 challenge. 

 

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JF130:  Top Note Buying Tip Revealed

Ever wonder what people are talking about when they say they are note buyers? Well, today’s Best Ever guest clears it all up and shares how and why he went from time shares to note buying.  And...he shares with you his #1 tip on note buying. 

 

Tweetable quote:

 

Believe in yourself and start today!

 

Steven Soto’s real estate background:

-        Founder and principal of Higher Trust Investments based in Orlando, Florida

-        Identifies distressed real estate assets for high net worth clients  with a focus on tax deeds and non-performing notes nationwide

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

 

 

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JF129: What's It Take to Get Your Deal on a Crowdfunding Site?

Today’s Best Ever guest shares how his company, Patch of Land, underwrites their deals. If you’re interested in crowdfunding then you need to listen to this interview. Let’s go!

 

Tweetable quote:

Stay curious and don’t listen to naysayers.

 

Doug Cochrane’s real estate background:

-        SVP of Underwriting and Acquisitions at Patch of Land, a debt-based real estate crowdfunding lender based in Los Angeles

-        Over 20 years of real estate experience as a senior loan officer, underwriter, appraiser and investor

-        Has originated and underwritten nearly $300,000,000 in residential and commercial loans 

 

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JF128: Crash Course on Financial Modeling for Real Estate Investing

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with you why financial models are important and how to use them. Plus, he tells you why it’s important to learn the story behind the property.

 

Tweetable quote:

A financial model is a story telling tool.

 

Bruce Kirsch’s real estate background:

-        President of Real Estate Financial Modeling, a financial modeling provider for Excel spreadsheets, training and consulting based in Atlanta

-        Assisting principals in capital raises and has helped clients raise multiple of billions of dollars debt and equity on their projects

-        Has served as an Adjunct Faculty member in real estate finance at Georgetown University

 

 

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JF127: This Unique Approach Closed 5,000 Apt Units in 10 years

Today’s Best Ever guest tells you how he created a company from scratch that went on to do over $1,000,000,000. Learn the business model he initially employed and how he evolved his business over time.

 

Tweetable quote:

Find something you do better than others then exploit as long as possible.

 

Nick Jekogian’s real estate background:

-        President & CEO of Signature Group based in New York City

-        Over 25 years in real estate and started with his first apartment building in Philadelphia 

-        Has since made more than 1,000 separate equity, debt or corporate acquisitions with deal value in excess of $1,000,000,000 (yes, billion!)  

-        Co-Author of Your Turn: Two Brothers Transforming Themselves and Their Relationships Through Long-Distance Running

 

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JF126: How to Do Over 100 Transactions WITHOUT Bank Loans

Today’s Best Ever guest tells you how you can do transactions without relying on those darn bank loans.

Tweetable quote:

You are in the people business not the property business.

 

Brian Reed’s real estate background:

-        Outside Partner at Top Dollar House Buyers based in Richmond, Virginia

-        Over 10 years of real estate experience and controls over $8,000,000 in real estate

-        Focuses on seller financing, lease-purchases and subject to. Offers a private investor program with 8-10% interest rates secured by properties at only 50% LTV or less.

 

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JF125: What’s the Smallest Loan Size You Can Get?

Today’s Best Ever guest specializes in loans around 90k but have you ever wondered how small of a loan can you actually get from a traditional lender? He reveals that and much, much more.

 

Tweetable quote:

Don’t try to guess the future. Just look at the past

 

Steve Binghaus’s real estate background:

-        Over 24 years of experience in the mortgage industry

-        Branch Manager at Security National Mortgage Company based in Everrett, Washington

-        Originates about 300 loans a year

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

 

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JF124: 4 Steps to Bringing on Team Members| #skillset sunday

What if you could multiply yourself by 3? Today we talk about the importance of bringing on interns and team members and the 4 steps to making it a win-win. 

 

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JF123: Want a Loan? MUST Listen.

Today’s Best Ever guest tells you the difference between Fannie May and Freddie Mack and how to get approved for the each of the programs.

Tweetable quote:

Major banks have overlays.

 

Shaun Weeks’s real estate background:

-        Outside Loan Officer for Banc Home Loans and he is based in Ontario, California 

-        Been in the industry for 10 years and have expensive knowledge of FHA, Fannie and Freddie loan programs

-        Licensed in 48 states and does both purchase and refinance loans

 

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JF122: How to Start Slow and Steady Then Go Fast and Furiously

Today’s Best Ever guest shares how to get started in real estate and how you can too. Already started? That’s fine. He also shares how to go from a couple properties to a large portfolio.

 

Tweetable quote:

Cap rate should exceed interest rate on property.

 

David Campbell’s real estate background:

-        CEO of Hassle Free Cash Flow Investing based in Benicia, California (Benicia)

-        Say hi to him at www.Hasslefreecashflowinvesting.com 

-        David has been a principal or key advisor to over $800 million of real estate transactions including apartments, office, retail, hospitality, winery, condo-conversion and home building

-        As a real estate syndicator, he has raised and managed over $30 million of private equity invested in real estate developments

-        Author of an ebook called Hassle Free Cash Flow Investing 

 

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