Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever
JF154: Should You Get Your Real Estate Agent License?

Today’s Best Ever guest answers one of the most commonly asked questions I come across. She also tells you how to be successful as an agent should you choose to pursue that path.

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Don’t get your real estate license just to dabble.

 

 

Carla Cross’s real estate background:

-        Author of six books and over 20 productivity programs including, Up and Running in 30 Days which is used by new agents to launch successful careers

-        She is based near Seattle, Washington

-        She has interviewed hired and trained thousands of new real estate agents

-        Carla has been published over 300 times in major real estate publications

-        Say hi to her at http://carla-cross.com/

 

 

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Direct download: 154_Carla_Cross.mp3
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JF153:  How to Make Money from Small Apartments

There are ways to get economies of scale with small apartment buildings and our Best Ever guest shares how you can create that economy of scale and make money with them.

 

We also talk about creative financing to do deals with no money of your own.

 

Best Ever Tweet:

When you’re making a decision stick to the math.

 

Lance Edwards’s real estate background:

-        Author of How to Make Big Money in Small Apartments

-        Multifamily investor who has done deals ranging from 3 to nearly 300 units

-        Active investor since 2002 and is based in Houston, Texas

-        Say hi to him at www.bigmoneyinsmallapartments.com

 

 

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Direct download: 153_Lance_Edwards.mp3
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JF152: EVERY Single Answer to EVERY Single Crowdfunding Question You Have

Welcome to the Best Crowdfunding Crash Course Ever presented by Patch of Land. In today’s episode you get EVERY answer to EVERY question you have about crowdfunding. And…if we don’t answer it on the show then tweet your question to Patch of Land - @patchofland.

Who we’re talking to today:

AdaPia d’Errico, Chief Marketing Officer at Patch of Land

Here’s a nibble of just some of the answers you’ll get in this episode

 

-        How all your money is ALREADY RAISED – you just have to qualify yourself and the deal

-        Knowing when it’s the right time to use crowdfunding for your deals

-        Why a little bitty 8% stat will blow your mind

-        Differences between all the types of crowdfunding platforms

-        How crowdfunding platforms make money and the fees you can expect to pay

-        How quickly the underwriting process takes to get approved

-        The paperwork you’ll need in order to get approved for a crowdfunded deal

 

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Oh, and BTW, did you know that Crowdfunding is an acronym!?!? AdaPia enlightened me about that during our conversation. It stands for…Capital Raising Online While Deterring Fraud and Unethical Non-Disclosure Act.

This episode is bought to you by our Best Ever sponsor, Patch of Land.

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Direct download: 152_Best_Crowdfunding_Crash_Course_Ever_Episode_1_of_4.mp3
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JF151:  3 Lessons Learned from Devastating Biz Losses AND How to Come Back Stronger

Today’s Best Ever guest talks about how she entered into a world of credit card processing – an industry that hadn’t evolved much at the time – and flipped that industry upside down by taking a different approach. Then, she applied those learnings to her other investments – one of which is real estate.

She has 3 lessons she learned along the way and shares them with you in our conversation – let’s go!

Best Ever Tweet:

You can’t see the spot in which you stand.

 

Darrah Brustein’s real estate background:

-        Author and Founder of Finance Whiz Kids and is based in Atlanta, Georgia

-        Passive real estate investor via hard money lending

-        Founder of Atlanta’s largest monthly social and professional networking org called Network Under 40 and then Network Over 40 in 2014

 

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Direct download: 151_Darrah_Brustein.mp3
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JF150: The 4 Step Process to Build Your Biz Line of Credit

Want more purchasing power? Learn how to create and increase a biz line of credit. It’s that simple my friend. Let’s go!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Anything too easy makes you lose your focus. 

 

Brandon Luke’s real estate background:

-        U.S. Army veteran, entrepreneur and real estate investor

-        Purchased first house in 2007 and is shifting focus to multifamily

-        Based in Tucson, Arizona and you can say hi to him at www.allbrandonluke.com

 

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Direct download: 150_Brandon_Luke.mp3
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JF149: Bringing Popcorn to the Tax Assessor Office…and Other Proven Tips to Building Lasting Relationships

Friends, we do much more for our friends than we would acquaintances or business colleague (gross, what a stale term). The more friends we have the more support we have and the more successful we’ll be. Today’s Best Ever guest shares ways she builds lasting relationships PLUS she gives you some ridiculously good negotiation advice.

 

Best Ever Tweet:

We widely underestimate the power of the tiniest personal touch.

 

Terri Murphy’s real estate background:

-        Over 30 years in the real estate business

-        She’s the CIO at U.S. Learning, a company provides virtual training programming, and is based in Memphis, Tennessee

-        She specialized for several years in REO markets and has experience in commercial development management

-        Author of 5 books, including contributing author with Donald Trump, “The Best Real Estate Advice I Ever Received.”

 

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Direct download: 149_Terri_Murphy.mp3
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JF148: Discover these PROVEN Ways to Get the Most Money for your Property When You Sell

Today’s Best Ever guest tells you why she started a luxury auction company and shares some tips on how you can get the most value out of your property when it’s time to sell.

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Consider the next owner of your property.

 

 

Laura Brady’s real estate background:

-        Founder and president of Concierge Auctions based in New York City

-        They are the smart way to buy and sell the world’s most unique, high-end properties

-        Former top-luxury real estate agent

-        Company is going on the 8th year in biz and sold over $725MM in luxury properties

 

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Direct download: 148_Laura_Brady.mp3
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JF147: HGTV Star of Hawaii Life Reveals the Perks of Taking Risks

From hitch hiking around the world to jumping into a biz, today’s Best Ever guest shares with you how to build a company by taking calculated risks and outsourcing the stuff that you’re not an expert on.

Let’s go!  

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Have hyper awareness to design and quality. It matters.

 

Matt Beall’s real estate background:

-        Principal Broker and co-owner of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a firm of over 200 brokers and agents and 10 offices around Hawaii

-        Named Third Fastest Growing Hawaii Company by Pacific Business News

-        Co-host of Hawaii Life TV show on HGTV

 

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Direct download: 147_Matt_Beall.mp3
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JF146: Discover Home Staging Tips Proven to Get Record High Sales

Our Best Ever guest is a home staging expert. She’s about to give you her Best Ever advice on how to stage your property so you get the most money for it. Let’s go!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

Keep your ego out of the project.

 

Starr Osborne’s real estate background:

-        Founder of Tailored Transitions, a home staging, moving management and interior design firm based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

-        Say hi to her at http://www.stagingstarr.com/

-        Author of Home Staging that Works

 

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Direct download: 146_Starr_Osborne.mp3
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JF145: 7 Lessons You Can Apply Right Now | #skillset Sunday

Here are 7 lessons you can apply to your life right now that will dramatically help you in your bussiness and personal life. 

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