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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!

 

 

 

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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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JF363: No Money Down 6-Plex at Age 22

Our Best Ever guest began growing his real estate portfolio at age 22, literally! He owns and manages his construction crew, rehabbing and building real estate. Listen in to learn how he found a motivated seller and closed a creatively financed multifamily.

 

The Best Ever Tweet:

 

What action have you taken to move yourself forward? 

 

Kevin Bunzeluk's real estate background:

 

-          Full time investor based in Ontario, Canada

-          Currently owns and manages 17 rental units

-          Manages and owns a construction crew and bought his first investment property, a 6-plex, for no money down at age 22

 

-          Host of LifeStyleHousing Radio show at www.lifestylehousing.ca

 

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JF362: How Empathy Will Bridge Any Relationship Gap

What is empathy? We hear it, but do we use it when we communicate with our friends, family members, and tenants? Listen closely to our Best Ever guest as she walks us through her four steps of mastering empathy, which will certainly improve your personal and business relationships!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Being empathetic doesn’t mean agreeing.

 

 

 

Carla Blumenthal's background:

 

 

 

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JF361: He Began Squatting in a Bank Owned Home and Now Owns 300+ Units

 

Today’s Best Ever guest enriches the best listeners with an 8 step process to not only lift your real estate business off the ground, but to eventually make a difference in the world. He shares his best real estate advice, and he’ll let us know how to extract advice from others.

 

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JF360: What Can You Do To Continue To Scale Your Business? #followalong Friday

What do YOU need to scale your company to the next level? Well, listen up because that is exactly what we discuss. We talk about what I’m doing and how that can translate to real estate success for you.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

It’s a transaction of business cards. It’s not the start of a relationship.

 

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JF359: How To Buy FIVE Houses While Making $30,000 Per Year

Today’s Best Ever guest has probably flown you across the country and he kept you safe then, so listen up because he shares with us exactly how he left his job as a pilot and continues to have investing success.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

You’ve gotta live below your means and reinvest that difference.

 

Josh Sterling’s real estate background:

-           Based in Detroit, Michigan

-           Currently own and manage 125 units

-           Flip about 12 – 15 properties a year and also runs a property management company

-           Was an airline pilot for 5 years and now I have a Piper Saratoga that he flies for fun

-           Say hi to him at www.epicpropertymanagement.com

 

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JF358: How to Put the WOW Factor Into Houses You’re Flipping

Today’s Best Ever guests share with us how to put the WOW factor into the houses you’re flipping, and how to determine land value. Listen up, because they both have tremendous value to share.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

It’s a matter of rolling your sleeves up and doing some of that data mining.

 

Josh Collins and John Sears’ real estate background:

-           Business partners for 9 years

-           Based in Charlotte, North Carolina

-           Real estate companies, home renovations and new construction

-           Buy and hold, flip, multifamily

-           Say hi to them at www.Moosemojo.com, a branding and marketing agency

-           www.prespro.com

 

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JF357: Wanna Invest In Mobile Homes? Here’s Everything Ya Gotta Know

The Forrest Gump of mobile home investing shares with us everything there is that we need to know. We cover mobile investing of every facet you can think of.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Remember that you are buying a business.

 

John Fedro’s real estate background:

-           Full time real estate investor for 12 years focused on mobile homes

-           Say hi to him at www.mobilehomeinvesting.net

-           Based in Austin, Texas

 

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JF356: The Key Things Your Need to Look For In the Market of A Potential Flip

Today’s Best Ever guest has been doing the deal since he was 19 years old. He has flipped houses everywhere, and made over $100,000 on one flip. Listen to how he does it!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet: 

 

It’s a lot easier to deal with the low volume high margin.

 

Tarl Yarber’s real estate background:

-           Based out of Seattle, Washington  and became a wholesaler at the young age of 19

-           His 3rd deal made him $100,000

-           Have been involved in over 500 single family flips

-           Currently purchases on average 7 houses a month

-           Manages a $5,000,000 fund with his business partner

-           Been in the industry for over 10 years

 

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JF355: Why to Focus More On the Relationship Than What the Contract Says #skillset Sunday

Ever wonder why this show sounds SO clear? Well, you have today’s best ever guest to thank for that! He is our best ever audio engineer, and shares with us why relationships with people are so much more important than what is written on the paper.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

If something comes up, you have someone on your side who is gonna work with you.

 

Toby Lyles’ business background:

-           Founder of TwentyFour Sound and is based in Denver, Colorado

-           Been an entrepreneur for 12 years

-           He knows what an audio bit rate is and how to use it

-           Sound and audio engineer and has millions of people listening to their work right now

-           Does work for Pat Flynn

-           www.twentyfoursound.com

 

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JF354: How Would YOU Invest $100,000? Find out the gameplan on #situation Saturday

Picture this…you’ve got $100,000 in the bank and don’t really know what to do with it. You want to make it work for you, but aren’t sure how. Here is your guide to using that money to benefit you.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

A good property manager is worth their weight in real estate.

 

Jason Hartman’s real estate background:

-          Involved in thousands of transactions

-          Owned income properties in 11 states

-          Host of The Creating Wealth Show

-          Say hi to him at www.jasonhartman.com/podcast

-          Started out as a broker

-          Recently became a real estate developer

-          Self-made multi-millionaire, entrepreneur, investor, lender and developer

 

 

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JF353: The TWO Major Lessons Learned from Closing on A 250 Unit Deal #followalong Friday

We’re switching it up a little bit today, but the amount of value you’ll get out of it will remain the same. Find out what’s going on with ME! Wanna know what I’m doing with my life? Well, listen up because that’s what we talk about!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Money will find good deals, but you shouldn’t wait for the deal to get the money.

 

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JF352: Why to Buy a Non-Performing Note Instead of Buying the Property

Today’s best ever guest is the note expert. He has had tremendous success buying non-performing notes, and explains to us exactly what it is he does and why YOU should buy a note instead of buying the property itself.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

We can’t do it for him, but we can clearly guide him and show him what the process looks like.

 

Eddie Speed’s real estate background:

-           Based in Argyle, Texas and is the founder of NoteSchool

-           President of Colonial Funding Group and principal in a family office fund

-           Since 1980 Eddie has been focused  on strategies that positively impact the way the seller financing and non-performing note industry operates today

-           Closed on over 40,000 transactions

-           Say hi to him at www.freemeltdownbook.com

 

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JF351: The Mortgage Switcheroo…How To Fund YOUR Flips

Today’s best ever guest shares with us exactly how he funds his flips using private money, and exactly what he does to insure his investors get in, get out and get rich!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

I want to make sure that we always have some kind of way out.

 

Joe Evangelisti’s real estate background:

 

-           Based in Haddonfield, New Jersey

-           Specializes in flips and new builds in South Jersey

-           He flips about 35 homes a year and has been doing it for about 8 years

-           Host of The Flip King Real Estate Radio Show

-           Decorated veteran who served in the Navy and holds Letters of Commendation from the US Navy and The White House, a Letter of Appreciation from President Clinton and numerous service metals from the US Navy and Secretary of Defense

 

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JF350: Some MAJOR Advantages of Buying Through an LLC as Opposed To Your Own Name

Today’s Best Ever guest has the same idea you probably do- to NEVER have to work a full time job again. She is well on the track to that, and shares with us how she does her investing to cashflow almost right away!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

You need to be firm but fair with your tenants.

 

Nicole Williamson’s real estate background:

-           Based in Baltimore, Maryland

-           Purchased 2 rental properties within 6 months of each other in 2012 and today has a total of 6 units in Baltimore County

-           Say hi to her at www.streamingrentalincome.com

-           Volunteer at a local animal shelter and does work on her own cars

 

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JF349: How to Find A Lender To Suit YOUR Investing

Today’s Best Ever guest really thrives on Robert Kiyosaki’s principle of using other people’s money to make you rich. Listen up as he shares with us how his lender helps him in non-conventional ways, and why he switched up  his investing strategy half way through.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Don’t do it alone and educate yourself.

 

Joey Noel’s real estate background:

-Based in San Jose, California 

-Started investing for appreciation and failed miserably then changed approach and now buys for cash flow 

-Registered Nurse – works 3pm – 11pm in the ICU

-@rookie_invest on Twitter 

-Rookierealestateinvestors on Tumblr 

 

 

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JF348: Ya Gotta Do THIS To Correctly Screen Tenants #skillset Sunday

Today’s Best Ever guest doesn’t have his title for no reason. He shares with all you landlords and non-landlords out there how EVERYTHING you need to know about being a landlord and specifically your complete process to screen tenants.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

I’m able to evaluate a tenant in about an hour, and that’s unheard of.

 

Lucas Hall’s real estate background:

o   Chief landlordlogist at Cozy and founder of www.landlordology.com which gives the best tools for Independent landlords and managers

o   10 years of landlording

o   Based in Washington D.C.

o   Get the doc referenced on this call here: https://www.landlordology.com/guides/landlords-guide-tenant-screening/

 

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JF347: How to Posture Your Property to Get Appraised for the HIGHEST Value #situation Saturday

Picture this: You’ve got a beautiful property with an offer on the table, but you are terrified that your property won’t appraise for what they’ve offered. Our Best Ever guest today, walks us through how to handle this scenario to get the most value for your property.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

The best indication of how the property is performing today, is going to some of the most recent data.

 

Cam Palmer’s real estate background:

-          Based in Phoenix, AZ

-          He has appraised over $1 billion in real estate

-          Vice President of CBRE in Phoenix

-          Focused on multi-family

 

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JF346: How to Submeter an Apartment Community and Why You Need a TEAM To Do It

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us how he submetered an apartment community, and exactly how it saved him THOUSANDS of dollars. This may be what you need to do with your community, so listen up!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Don't do this by yourself-have a team.  

Dave Hunstein’s real estate background:

-           Based in Long Island, NY

-           Say hi to him at http://www.daytonequitypartners.com/about-us/

-           Managed over $5,000,000 in assets and focused on multifamily syndication

-           Over 15 years of experience in real estate and retired police officer

 

 

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JF345: Your Guide to Direct Mail, Cold-Calling, and Multi-family purchasing

Today’s Best Ever guest uses his experience with cold calling and direct mail to help YOUR business. Listen up!

 

 

Bet Ever Tweet:

 

John Cohen’s real estate background:

-           Based in Queens, NY

-           Founder of JC Property Group

-           Started in real estate buying tax deeds

-           In 2014 switched to multifamily and recently closed on a 48-unit syndicated deal in Columbus, Ohio

-           Prior to that worked at Marcus & Millichap as a multifamily specialist in Brooklyn/Queens

-           Played baseball at Queens College and Mercy College

 

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JF344: Why the Rental Market and NOT the Property Determines Rent Prices

Today’s Best Ever guest/musician/football player/all around all-star, shares with us his real estate journey. We discuss why you should NEVER over-rehab, how to find private lenders, and how to overcome FEAR to achieve your dreams.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Due your due diligence on what your rental market is.

 

Stephen Akindoma’s real estate background:

-           Based in Memphis, Tennessee

-           Acquisition Manager at Discount Property Warehouse and done 45 deals in the last year and a half   

-           Have 5 investment properties in his personal portfolio

-           Musician who plays blues music and plays the piano and sings

 

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JF343: 9 Creative Ways to Find Motivated Sellers

Abracadabra! Listen up, as the magic marketing lady shares with us exactly how she got that name and what her specialty in marketing is. She is the best in the country and has had tremendous success!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

You need to have between 3 and 5 marketing techniques in place at all times.

 

Kathy Kennebrook’s real estate background:

-

   Bought and sold hundreds of properties with none of her own money or credit 

-

   Based in Bradenton, Florida and is know as the Marketing Magic Lady 

-

   Shared stage with Dr. Phil, Donald Trump and many others 

-

   Co-authored several books including The Venus Approach ot Real Estate Investing 

-

   Specialty is finding qualified and motivated buyers, sellers and lenders 

-

www.marketingmagiclady.com

-

   4 foot 11 and mother of 2

 

 

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JF342: How to Find the Confidence and Knowledge to Do Your FIRST Short Sale

JF342: How to Find the Confidence and Knowledge to Do Your FIRST Short Sale

 Today's Best Ever guest is a jack of all trades, but today we focus on real estate. He struggled to find the confidence to do his first short sale, but it has paid off for him ever since! Listen as he gives us a guide to his deals, and how to find the confidence and motivation to conduct your first one. 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

I saw how big of a return on your investment you can have.

 

Pavlos Kasselouris’s real estate background:

 

-Buy and hold investor and real estate agent based in Daytona, Florida 

-Started investing in 2013 and has two properties and is closing on his 3rdin two weeks 

-Spent 12 years in the Greek Air Force

 

 

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JF341: Your SIX Step Guide to Conflict Resolution

The next time you have a difficult situation to confront in your business or home life, HERE is your complete guide in order to deal with it. We discuss a SIX step guide to conflict resolution, and how it relates to you as a real estate investor.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

The more information you can put on the table, it helps everyone to figure where are we and what the appropriate process to resolve these things.

 

Bruce Eckfeldt’s business background:

 

·        Over 20 years of experience building teams, products and companies 

·        Previously an entrepreneur and an INC 500 CEO of Cyrus Innovation 

·        Technology and coaching companies on develop software  

·        Work with startups and high-growth companies to clarify goals and set clear objectives 

·        Say hi to him at www.Eckfeldt.com

·        Beat an Olypian in a cross country ski race 

 

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JF340: How to Find Multifamily Deals without Brokers

Today's Best Ever guest conducts 80% of his deals through cold calling. So today, listen up, as he shares with us the step by step guide to cold calling and all the answers to the difficult questions. 

 

Best Ever Tweet: 

It's important that we are looking for our own deals. 

Juan Maldonado's real estate background: 

-        Acquired 560 apartments and closed on over $26,000,000 worth of real estate

-        Raised $7,500,000 for 10 transactions

-        Based in Austin, Texas

-        8 of the 10 were sourced by cold calling

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

His dog has lived in 3 different continents 

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JF339: How to Handle Yourself In the Event of a Real Estate Disaster

Today's Best Ever guest has all the experience in making yourself look good in the public eye, and today she shares it with you in order to ensure that you don't blow up. 

Best Ever Tweet: 

Do your due dilligence. 

Meaghan Gross's business background: 

  • Founder of GEM Strategic Communication based in Princeton, NJ
  • Worked in Washington D.C. for 5 years.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:21am EST

JF338: How to Build Your Real Estate Business Into A Sellable Asset

Today's Best Ever guest has bought and sold business and now shares with us how YOU can do the same with your real estate business. Want to retire in the Bahamas? Well, here is your step by step guide. 

Best Ever Tweet: 

What your goal is determines the business you are going to buy. 

Ace Chapman's real estate background: 

·       Based in St. Thomas and DOminaican Republic and home is in CHatnaooga, Tennessee

·       Acechapman.com

·       Bought and sold over 40 businesses and has been doing it for 16 years

·       Homeless right now – sold his house a year ago and started traveling

·       Bought his first business when he was 19 years old

 

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Based in St. Thomas and DOminaican Republic and home is in CHatnaooga, Tennessee
Acechapman.com
Bought and sold over 40 businesses and has been doing it for 16 years
Homeless right now
sold his hou
se a year ago and started traveling
Bought his first business when he was 19 years old
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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

JF337: How To Network For Deals At The Grocery Store

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us why networking is SO important for your real estate career. If you don’t know anyone, you need to listen. If you do know a lot of people, you still need to listen because she shares some great info on how to network at Walmart. Yep, that’s right...at Walmart. 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

It’s not what about what you know, it’s about who you know.

 

Amanda Howard’s real estate background:

·

Founder and CEO of Amanda Howard Real Estate (AHRE) based in Huntsville, Alabama

·

AHRE served 517 families in 2014 ranking them #1 Team in Alabama according to the Wall Street Journal

·

CEO Coach with Corcoran Consulting

·

Say hi to her at

http://www.amandahowardrealestate.com/

·

Mainly invests in residential and also has commercial real estate

 

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JF336: Your SEVEN Step Guide To Using A Renovation Loan For A Successful Purchase

Today’s Best Ever guest is the best in the business when it comes to loans, mortgages and finance. We discuss how to use a renovation loan for a successful purchase, how to find the right property for the right price.

 

 

Perry Farella’s real estate background:

·        Mortgage and finance expert based in Chicago, Illinois

·        AmeriFirst Home Mortgage and say hi to him at www.perryfarella.com or www.renoloanexpert.com

·        Has licenses in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin

·        Been in the business since 2002 and done loans totaling over 150MM

·        Has a degree in software and computer scienc

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:59pm EST

JF335: Why Walking Away From A Deal May Be the BEST Thing

Today’s Best Ever guest walked away from a deal, and although she lost money ended up gaining invaluable experience she shares with us today. Listen up as we discuss walking away from a deal and what she would have done differently.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

If I could go back in time, I would have lined up my finances more.

 

Rush Mars’ real estate background:

-          Getting her real estate license focusing more on modern architectural homes 

-          Did a few wholesale deals and one fix and flip 

-          Based in Dallas, Texas

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:36am EST

JF334: Here’s A Personal Journey to Teach You How to Be RESILIENT #skillset Sunday

 

 

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us an incredibly personal journey of his life and how it can benefit your real estate career. So listen up and learn how to be RESILIENT. 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Gratitude is an action word.

 

Kyle Wilkison’s background:

-          Senior at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA

-          Living in long-term recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism

-          Has seen Phish over 30 times

 

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JF333: Lights..Camera..CREATIVE FINANCING! Here’s Your Guide.

Today’s Best Ever has taken his talents to TV, but stops buy to share with us his best ever advice. We discuss just about everything you could want to know about creative financing. Listen up, because we discuss untraditional loans and how to use crowdfunding to fund your next deal.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Be very creative and challenge the status quo as to how things have been traditionally done.

 

Manolis Sfinarolakis’s real estate background:

 

-          Founder of Reality Crowd TV based in Hartford, CT

-          Does community management for real estate companies

-          Owned a 4 unit rental property in New Britton, CT and bought it with no money down

-          Former realtor and you can say hi to him at http://www.realitycrowdtv.com/

 

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

JF333: Lights..Camera..CREATIVE FINANCING! Here’s Your Guide.

Today’s Best Ever has taken his talents to TV, but stops buy to share with us his best ever advice. We discuss just about everything you could want to know about creative financing. Listen up, because we discuss untraditional loans and how to use crowdfunding to fund your next deal.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Be very creative and challenge the status quo as to how things have been traditionally done.

 

Manolis Sfinarolakis’s real estate background:

 

-          Founder of Reality Crowd TV based in Hartford, CT

-          Does community management for real estate companies

-          Owned a 4 unit rental property in New Britton, CT and bought it with no money down

-          Former realtor and you can say hi to him at http://www.realitycrowdtv.com/

 

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

JF332: Don’t Buy A House Simply Because It’s Cheap for THESE Reasons

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us exactly how he rehabs and flips properties. Also, if you’ve ever come across a property that is cheap maybe you shouldn’t buy it for THESE reasons.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Don’t just put lipstick on a pig.

 

Andy Sturm’s real estate background:

·       Co-owner of Sturm Home Renovation based in Cincinnati, Ohio

 

·       Been investing in single family home flips since 2012

 

·       Been working on home renovations for about 8 years

 

·       Say hi to him at www.facebook.com/sturmhomerenovation

 

·       Loves exotic cars and used to own a Honda S 2000

 

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am EST

JF331: Trouble With Water Meters? HERE’S Your Solution

Today’s Best Ever guest ran into trouble with water meters, and had a solution presented to him but it took a LONG time to get resolved. Listen to his story, and his advice on what you need to start doing to save money on water bills.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

I feel like I have a much better knowledge and understanding of the repairs and what it’s going to cost me.

 

Zah Schwarzmiller’s real estate background:

 

·       Started investing in 2013 and invests in triplex and commercial

·       Completed CCIM Series and the University of Washington’s Certificate in Commercial Real Estate 

·       Member of the Snohomish Economic Development Board 

·       Based in Seattle, Washington 

·       Has an active broker’s license

 

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:46pm EST

JF330: Wholesaling With Private Money - Here's How!

Today's Best ever guest has wholesaling down to a science, and he shares with us exactly how he's done it! Listen up, as we learn how to do use private money to fund our wholesaling deals. We also dicuss how to start a joint venture with a seller. 

Best Ever Tweet: 

Be a reluctant buyer and follow up. 

Brian Gibbons' real estate background: 

- Based in Sherman Oaks, Ca

- Wholesaler who focused on rehabs and flips

-Focuses on private money and Joint Ventures with sellers

- Is a Lacrosse coach 

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:43pm EST

JF329: Use These Tricks to Quickly Determine the Cost of a Flip

Today’s Best Ever guest is a professional house flipper, and he certainly knows what he’s talking about! Listen up as he shares with us the math to use in order to quickly determine what a flip is going to cost you, and why he ONLY uses other people’s money to fund his deals.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

I always pay my investors first. Even before I pay myself, I always pay my investors first.

 

Kris Ontiveros’s real estate background:

 

-          Real estate agent based out of Phoenix, Arizona 

-          Say hi to him www.Krisbuyshomes.com

-          Full-time house flipper and has done about 50 flips total since 2012 

-          Done 18 flips and scheduled to do 25 total in 2015

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

JF328: The THREE Steps to Determine the Feasibility of Raw Land

Not only does today's Best Ever guest share with us all she knows about real estate, but we have a step by step guide to determining if YOU should invest in raw land. We also dicuss why she is focused on single family homes right now, and whast to look for on a property before you buy. 

 

Best Ever Tweet: 

I have to inspect what I expect. 

 

Sarah Close's real estate background: 

- Third generation realtor based in Cincinnati, Ohio

- Opened first Keller Williams franchise in Cincinnati and it has grown to 199 agents

- Operating principle of 3 Keller Williams franchises in Cincinnati, West Chester and Beaver Creek, Ohio

- Subdivision development, rentals and commercial property

- Say hi to her at www.getclosetohome.com

- Did an episode of House Hunters

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:38am EST

JF327: Why Listening Will Take Your Business to the Next Level #skillset Sunday

Get out your pen and paper, because not only are we about to gain an incredible skill we are about to learn some AWESOME acronyms. Let's learn how to take the cotton out of your ears, put it in your mouth and LISTEN! 

Best Ever Tweet: 

When you stop thinking about you, that sale will happen more times than not. 

Theresa Campbell's real estate background: 

Founder of Her Life, Her Legacy where she brings hi
gh-achieving, remarkable women into the
life they dream of but fear they can’t have
-
Transformational coach, marketing strategist and au
thor of Dying to Live: A Smart Women’s
Guide to Loving Her Life and Living Her Legacy
-
www.herlifeherlegacy.com
-
Based in Orlando, Florida and is the Host of the

    -Founder of Her Life, Her Legacy where she brings remarkable and high-achieving      women into the life they dream but fear they can't have. 

     -Transformational coach, marketing strategist and author of Dying to Live: A               Smart Woman's Guide to Loving Her Life and Living Her Legacy

     -Visit her at www.herlifeherlegcay.com 

     -Based in Orlando, Florida and is the host of Let's Talk Legacy show

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JF326:  Understand These Costs Before You Flip a House

Today’s Best Ever guest is an experienced loan originator, but knows a lot about flips as well! Listen up as he shares with us flipping from his perspective, and the costs that you need to understand before you flip a house.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Nothing lasts forever.

 

Geoff Ball’s real estate background:

-          Mortgage Loan Originator at Applewood Funding Incorporated based in Scottsdale, Arizona

-          Specialize and only do hard money loans

-          Real estate investing company where he has flipped homes since 2004

-          Done over 200 flips

-          Started in private money in 2003

-          Say hi to him at www.3009investments.net and www.applewoodfunding.net

 

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JF325: If You Use an Agent, Make Sure They Know THIS

Today's Best Ever guest, may be a long ways away in beautiful Montana, but she sure as heck isn't out of touch with real estate. She shares with us the thing that you need to make sure your agent knows before buying, and how she has come to obtain her investment properties. 

 

Best Ever Tweet: 

It's not a deal until ya get the contract back. 

 

Nancy Brooks' real estate background: 

-Invests virtually and owns 15 properties with her boyfriend

-Experienced with buy and hold properties, wholesales, rehabs and vacation rentals

-Say hi to her at www.propertyadventure.com

-Based in Billings, Montana

-Wrote award winning book called "Cycling Wine and Men: A Midlife Tour De France" 

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-
Invests virtually and owns 15 properties with her boyfr
iend in Montana, Florida and Ohio
-
Experienced with buy-and-hold properties, rehabs, who
lesaling and vacation rentals
-
Say hi to her at
www.propertyadventure.com
-
Based in Billings, Montana
-
Wrote an award winning book called Cycling, Wine and
Men: A Midlife Tour De France
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Category:general -- posted at: 11:25am EST

JF324: The Questions YOU Need to Ask a Potential Property Manager

Today’s Best Ever guest has some awesome experience in regards to property management and being a broker.  He shares with us what you need to be asking a property manager before you hire them, and what his experience is like as a property manager. And again, why you just need to GET STARTED with your investing!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

At the end of the day, the only one who’s gonna get you that paycheck is YOU!

 

Tyson Cross’s real estate background:

 

-          Based in Portland, Oregon

-          Broker at HFO

-          Former property manager for Cassidy Turley where he oversaw 350,000 square feet of medical buildings

-          Has always wanted to be in a band.

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:03am EST

JF323: The Way You Need to Start Looking at Houses Before You Buy

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us how you should look at houses before you buy them, and why it is so darn important to have a gritty mindset as a real estate investor.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Approach things on how can I.

 

Nicole Pettis’s real estate background:

-          Used to be a professional foosball player

-          Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

-          President of Brew City Real Estate Investment

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:26am EST

JF274: The Best Investing Niche You’ve Never Heard Of…Fire Damage

Stop, drop and roll all over the dough you’re about to be making. Today’s Best Ever guest, the Fire King, shares with us how he is able to help people out after a home fire and how he makes money off of it. An incredibly unique niche we have never heard here at the Best Ever show, so listen up!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

I don’t buy houses, I really buy urgency.

 

Elijah Rubin’s real estate background:

-          Founder of Wiin LLC  and is based in Phoenix, Arizona

-          Completed over 400 transactions and sold over $300M worth of real estate

-          10 years of business

-          He is also known Fire Damage King

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:54am EST

JF322: How to Use Your Life Insurance Policy to Fund Your Deals

Today’s Best Ever guest has some incredible creative financing to share with us-life insurance! We discuss the best ever practices to use to pull out from your life insurance policy to fund your deals, and why it may be the best way to fund your deals from here on out.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Permanent life insurance policies have cash values.

 

Tom Rutkowski’s real estate background:

-          Based in Boynton Beach, Florida

-          Core of his business is teaching investors how to put their money at work in places at one time

-          Learn how to be your own bank strategy

-          Founder of Innovative Retirement Strategies - innovativeretirementstrategies.com

-          Was in the marine Corp and served for 8 years

 

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

JF321: Anything and Everything You Need to Know About Direct Mail

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us EVERYTHING you need to know about conducting a direct mail campaign and the logistics behind it. Ya wanna reach a lot more people to get a lot more deals? Well, here’s how!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

You are in the business of marketing.

 

Shaun Caldwell’s real estate background:

-          Based in Charlotte, North Carolina and you can visit him at www.charlotteprint.com

-          Visit and put in promo code at Best Ever

-          Founder of Charlotte Print and works with real estate investors and lenders nationwide

-          His company is sending out 50,000 direct mail pieces a month for his clients

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

JF320: The Three S’s of Real Estate Investing that YOU need to know #skillset Sunday

We’re changing up the format a little bit today, but that doesn’t change up any of the value you’re going to receive from today’s episode. Our Best Ever guest today, shares with us his 3 S’s of real estate investing and how YOU can apply them to your life today.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

What you say to yourself both internally and externally drives your behaviors.

 

Trevor McGregor’s real estate background:

-          A Master Coach with the Tony Robbins Group – has done over 10,000 hours of coaching

-          Based in Vancouver, Canada

-          Real estate investor who has done fix and flips, buy and holds and wholesaling

-          Visit him at www.trevormcgregor.com

 

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JF319: Yeah…Ya Definitely Need a Real Estate Coach For THIS Reason

Today’s Best Ever guest is upfront and honest and it has paid off for him. He tells it like it is, and shares with us incredible value about fix and flips, single family homes and why it’s SO important to have a real estate coach.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Money is easy to give, but you need to give your time.

 

Gavin Welch’s real estate background:

-          Investor and businessman based in Lakeland, Florida and does single family homes and fix and flips

-          Realtor in the Polk Count area helping clients identify and purchase investment properties

-          Host of the popular podcast, The Real Estate Loop

-          Visit him at www.thereloop.com 

-          Founded a non-profit organization in 2000 called Servants Heart and is fluent in Spanish

-          Recently got in a car wreck and rolled his car 3 times at 50 mph

 

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JF318: The Key Things Ya GOTTA Do to Keep a Rental In Good Shape

Today’s Best Ever guest knows Cleveland like the back of his hand…basketball and real estate! He shares with us his Best Ever practices in order to make sure a rental is kept in good shape, how to determine a good market to invest in and why it is SO important to do your due diligence.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

You gotta keep your systems in place and adhere to your systems.

 

James Wise’s real estate background:

-          Co-founder of The Holton Wise Property Group based in Cleveland, Ohio

-          Real estate broker and his company manages a portfolio of about 250 rental units where they own about 100 of those units

-          Say hi to him at www.Holtonwisepropertygroup.com 

-          Huge Cleveland Cavaliers fan

 

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JF317: Learn About Real Estate From the Eyes of a Millennial Investor

Today’s Best Ever guest is only 25 years old, but has amassed an incredible portfolio beginning when he was 18 years old. He shares with us how to get out of a Freddie Mac owner-occupant contract, and all you need to know about house hacking.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:


Capital is easy to come by, but time is not.

 

Jared Strum’s real estate background:

-          Real estate investor based in Cincinnati, OH but moving to Georgia soon

-          Bought his first property at 18 years old

-          25 years old and has a 20 rental unit portfolio

-          Co-founder of Sturm Properties

-          Part of the only Candlepin Bowling League in Ohio

 

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JF316: How to Solve A Real Estate Problem On the INTERNET

Today’s Best Ever guest has an incredible marketing, sales and advertising background which he uses to churn his real estate powerhouse. We discuss how to use the internet to solve your problems, pay by click internet marketing and how he has had a thriving real estate career.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

In the beginning it’s important to be focused on revenue generating activities.

 

Sean Katona’s real estate background:

-          Based in Huntington Beach, California and is a full time real estate investor and started investing in 2009

-          Has over 10 years of marketing, sales and advertising experience from his time working at Microsoft and EA Sports

-          He currently owns income properties in multiple states and has spearheaded over 50 deals from renovations to new construction

-          Has been to over 30 countries across the world

-          Visit him at www.simplifiedproperties.com

 

 

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JF315: The Benchmarks YOU Need to Follow to Determine the Importance of an Investment

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us some incredible value as to how to get in with the high rollers, how to determine what investments you need to keep to yourself, and why it may be worth your time to go out and pursue a higher degree in real estate.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

The rents don’t increase proportional with the price of a home.

 

Ken Corsini’s real estate background:

-          Founder of Georgia Residential Partners and has over 10 years of real estate investing experience

-          Master’s Degree in Residential Development from Georgia Tech University

-          He buys and sells an average of 100 deals per year in the Atlanta, Georgia market

-          Host of popular podcast, Deal Farm

-          Has twin four year olds

-          www.dealfarm.net

 

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JF314: How to Find a Millionaire Mentor to Guide Your Career

Today we discuss why changing your people, places and things may just be what you need to fire up your career, and how he got to become close personal friends with Tony Robbins. Whether talking about real estate or life building techniques, we are in for a lot of value today!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.

 

Rock Thomas’s real estate background:

-          Owns over 6 real estate franchises with over 270 realtors selling over $1 billion annually

-          Has increased sales and revenue every year for 17 years years in a row

-          Owns 3 Keller Williams franchises

-          Author of “The Power of Your Identify”

-          Based in Montreal, Canada

 

 

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JF313: How to Measure Your Problems and Find Out the Proper Solutions #skillset Sunday

Sleeping in may feel nice, but it certainly doesn’t get you ahead in life! Let’s wake up and smell the coffee, because my life problems and solutions will certainly help you achieve the BEST EVER success in life and real estate. 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

The high achievers wake up at the crack of dawn because they’re out there doing those high achieving type of activities.

 

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JF312: When You Should Start Renovating a Property as an OWNER

What happens when you own a property and no one wants to buy it? Well, today’s Best Ever guest shares with us how to look at the numbers in order to determine when to renovate a property, and why you shouldn’t buy properties that YOU would want to live in. Yep, you read that right so listen up!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

I don’t usually buy things as investments that I would want to live in.

 

Nicole Beauchamp’s real estate background:

-          Over a decade of experience as a real estate broker specializing in representation of buyers and sellers in NYC

-          Based in NYC, NY

-          2014 Inman News 100 Most Influential RE Leaders

-          She is a writer, educator, real estate and technology geek

 

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JF311: Why A Mobile Home Isn’t Exactly Mobile and Why YOU Should Be Investing in Them

Today’s Best Ever guest uses her knowledge about mobile home investing and all she has done to make build her fortune. We discuss what to do in the event of a mobile home disaster, and why you should NEVER stop being yourself and letting your personality shine in your business.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Build your business around you, don’t try to build yourself around your business.

 

Rachel Hernandez’s real estate background:

-          Author of “Adventures in Mobile Homes: How I got Started in Mobile Home Investing and How You Can Too!”

-          Has been investing in mobile homes since 2002

-          Started out bird dogging and wholesaling then switched to mobile homes

-          Based in San Antonio, Texas

-          She used to work at Disney Land and was her hardest job interview ever!

-          Say hi to her at www.adventuresinmobilehomes.com

 

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JF310: Renting to Section 8 and College Students and ALL You Need to Know About It

Our Best Ever guest today, shares with us the reasons you should NEVER stop buying. We also discuss the benefits to buying whenever and wherever you can, and all the implications of renting to section 8 tenants and college students.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Buy one thing a year.

 

I go where the numbers make more income per the square footage of the house.

Pat Hiban’s real estate background:

-          Top producing real estate agent and owner of Pat Hiban Group with Keller Williams

-          Based in Baltimore, Maryland and active investor in real estate deals as well

-          Has 12 single family homes and 7 apartment buildings, a strip center, office building and 14 private companies

-          Awarded #1 Keller Williams Realty Agent in units sold nationwide in 2006

-          Host of popular podcast “Real Estate Rockstars”

 

 

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JF309: How Much You Need to Know About an Area Before You Invest

Ever met someone who says they know New York City like a native? Well, they probably don’t know as much as today’s Best Ever guest. He knows NYC like the back of his hand, and shares with us all we need to know about investing in NYC, how to market your neighborhood in person and especially online, and what YOU need to be able to answer about a neighborhood before you invest. 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

I can provide a lot of value knowing the ins and outs of the neighborhood.

 

Mike Mishkin’s real estate background:

-          NY real estate broker and owner of Love Where you Live Realty specializing on the Upper West Side of Manhattan where he grew up

-          Also owns and operates www.ilovetheupperwestside.com which is a neighborhood blog covering events, restuarants, real estate

-          Used to be a comedian

 

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JF308: How To Be A Social Media Marketing Expert

Today’s Best Ever guest, shares with us how he was WAY ahead of the curve with social media marketing. He has used social media to market his company since the beginning and shares with us some awesome information about how YOU can do the same!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Understand that for the most part, you are a marketer.

 

Ross Hamilton’s real estate background:

-          CEO of Connected Investors– aggregator of crowdfunding portals – about 250,000 investors

-          Nominated by Entrepreneur Magazine as Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011

-          Based out of Wilmington, North Carolina

-          Wrote the book “Real estate investing in your 20s”

-          Used to compete in BMX Freestyle

 

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JF307: Your Guide To Making $97,000 in 97 Days

Today’s Best Ever guest isn’t a guy to be messed with, however his investing advice is invaluable. We discuss how he gets deals from ‘raggety’ houses, what he uses to evaluate deals and the best ever way to comingle funds.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Cash flow is king-not cash.

 

Elvin Ames’ real estate background:

-          Real estate investor at  Golden Eye Investments LLC

-          Currently in NYU Masters program for Real Estate Development

-          Done over 70 fix and flips and is a licensed real estate broker in NJ and Relator in NYC

-          Former US Marine Infantry Sergeant and 5-time Marine Corps Rifle expert

-          Based in Newark, NJ

-          Owns 12 rental properties as buy and hold investments

-          Originally from Barbados, West Indies – came to US when he was 17

 

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JF306: The THREE Hidden Closing Costs YOU Need to Know About #skillset Sunday

JF306: The THREE Hidden Closing Costs YOU Need to Know About #skillset Sunday

 

Ever think you’ve found an incredible deal only to inundated with closing costs? Well, today we discuss the THREE main closing costs you need to begin looking at.

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

If you have a multi-family property, you need to look at all the deposits you have on file.

 

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JF305: Why You Should Look at the Numbers LAST When Evaluating A Deal

Today, we have an incredible conversation about acquiring and underwriting deals. Our Best Ever guest today, shares with is TONS of value regarding how to determine a viable market, how you actually need to use a cap rate and why you should look at the numbers LAST when evaluating a deal

 

 

Today, we have an incredible conversation

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Aligning myself with the right people can grow my business larger than I could have ever imagined.

 

Brian Burke’s real estate background:

-          Based in Santa Rosa, California

-          Co-Founder and Managing Director of Praxis Residential

-          Flips 25 to 30 houses a year and is buying a 276 unit property

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

-          Focuses on single family and multifamily acquisitions

-          Purchased nearly 700 properties with combined value in excess of $200 million

-          An avid aviator who loves flying airplanes, helicopters, and stunt planes

 

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JF304: Why You Should Take a 15 Year Loan Instead of a 30 Year Loan

It was today’s Best Ever guest, with a 15 year loan, at the bank! Sound like a game of Clue to you? Well, it’s no mystery why today’s Best Ever guest has made a career out of real estate investing! Today, we discuss the different real estate cycles she has seen in real estate,

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

You’re either living for now or living for the future.

 

Sandra Musslewhite’s real estate background:

-          45 years as an investor primarily in income-producing residential property

-          Strong advocate of 15 year loans vs. 30 years

-          Based in Virginia Beach, Virginia

-          Avid reader of murder mysteries

 

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JF303: How to Become a MASTER Marketer in Creative Real Estate Investing

Today, we have an incredible conversation about lease-options and ALL you need to know about them. Our Best Ever guest shares with us his motivation for going into lease-options, why they are beneficial and what he does to be a master of marketing. 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

He who asks the most questions, always wins.

 

Joe Bodek’s real estate background:

-          Third generation real estate entrepreneur who is born and raised in Philadelphia, PA

-          Has run 7 apartment communities (3,000) units, developed land and built single family houses

-          Guitar player and played with local groups

-          Lease options is what he specializes in now

-          Say hi to him at www.realestatementoringusa.com

 

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JF302: The KEY Things You Need To Know About an FHA Loan

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us everything you need to know about an FHA loan, and just exactly what ‘wholetailing’ is, because it may be your new niche. Que Bueno!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Your money can buy you equity instead of just throwing it away at rent.

 

Andrew LeBaron’s real estate background:

-          Real estate investor for a year and a half years based in Phoenix, Arizona

-          Focuses on wholesaling and “wholetailing”

-          Say hi to him at www.helpfulproperties.com  

-          Full time job mortgage banking mgmt. at a large bank and has traveled to Chile as a missionary for his church

-          He is fluent in Spanish

 

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JF301: The Questions YOU Need to Ask Yourself Before Investing in Single-Family Homes

Ever feel a gut feeling that you should or shouldn’t make an investment? Well, HERE are the questions you need to ask yourself about your potential investment. We discuss how to stay focused on what you’re trying to achieve and everything you need to know about buying single-family homes.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

If you’re looking to get into the industry, partner with someone who’s experienced.

 

John Gutman’s real estate background:

-          VP of Sales and Acquisitions for MACK Companies 

-          Responsible for the strategic purchase of all residential properties as well as mgmt. of the sales and acquisition staff

-          Headquartered about 20 minutes from downtown Chicago

-          Sold over $315M worth of real estate

-          Say hi to him at johng@ibuymack.com

-          Went to boarding school in Connecticut and went to University of Oregon for college

 

 

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JF300: Why Every Market You Invest in Is Essentially the SAME

Today’s Best Ever Yankee/Southerner may not be able to decide what state he wants to be in, but he sure as heck knows a little something about real estate! Start paying attention, because we discuss the new tool you need to begin using to analyze deals, and why the market you invest in just doesn’t matter if you can find a good deal.  

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Pick markets like you’re picking winners.

 

Gregory Rand’s real estate background:

-          CEO of Own America and incoming president of Investability.com, the world’s first national investment search portal  and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina

-          Been advising investors for 30 years from institutional investment funds to individual investors

-          Real estate contributor on FOX Business Network and author of the best-selling book Crash Boom: Make a Fortune in Today's Volatile Real Estate Market

-          Moved from NY because he realized he was a southerner 

-          Here is the document we discussed on the show: Denver AQ.pdf

 

 

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JF299: The TREMENDOUS Advantages of Giving Back #skillset Sunday

You gotta give to receive. Today we discuss the different benefits you can receive from giving back and just how beneficial giving to charity can be for your entrepreneurial career. Plug in your earphones and learn the

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

 

It’s all a win-win situation when you partner with a charity.

 

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JF298: Why YOU Need to Start Gaining Clients From Social Media

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us how he gains clients from social media and his blog and how to determine what is REAL and what is speculation. We also discuss all you need to know about real estate investing in Miami, and why it may be the market you are forgetting about.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

In real estate, consistency is the best tool you have.

 

Adrian Foley’s real estate background:

-          Attended law school and keeps his law license active but focuses the bulk of his time to real estate

-          Real estate agent at GSL Properties based in Miami, Florida who works with buyers and sellers in Miami’s top luxury submarkets

-          Fluent in both English and Spanish

 

 

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JF297: How to Take Creative Investing To the MAX

KISS: Keep It Simple, Stupid! Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us how to keep the investing game simple. We also discuss how he analyzes markets, nationally and internationally, to determine how he should hold his money and how to creatively invest in real estate. Listen up, because he shares with us some incredibly creative advice!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

The money is in the deals, and you need to start looking for the deals.

 

Matthew Elmer’s real estate background:

-          Based in Dallas, Texas

-          Been an active investor for 7 years

-          CEO of The Real Alliance and has helped students do 200 transactions in the last 12 months

-          Owner of Skyward Properties, a property flipping business

-          CEO of Simplified Realty to simplify the real estate process

-          Author of “Against the Grain”

 

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JF296: How to Manage Everything From a Single-Family Home to Hundreds of Apartment Units

Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us everything you need to know about property management. Whether a property manager or not, here are the things YOU need to know about it and what you need to look for in a potential property manager.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Manage one door like you manage one hundred.

 

Clint Collins’ real estate background:

-          Began managing apartments while in grad school for free rent 10 years ago

-          Been investing and managing properties ever since

-          His team now runs over 1,800 units and Clint directs an accredited property management training program for www.RentLikeAPro.com and HUDU University

-          He is currently consulting for a multifamily project in Micronesia

-          Based in Guam and Idaho and Utah

-          Here is the sample doc we discussed SAMPLEApplicationScoring.pdf

 

 

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JF295:  EVERYTHING You Need to Know About Forming LLC’s, C-Corps and S-Corps

Ever want to start your own investment company, but don’t know where to start? Well, today’s Best Ever guest shares with us just how to start one, and the Best Ever way to protect your assets. We discuss the pros and cons of each, so listen up because the future of you may be able to determine where to take your young company after today’s episode.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

The minute you walk on to that property, you should know that you are making money on it.

 

Nellie Akalp’s real estate background:

-          Based in Westlake Village, California

-          Founder and CEO of www.corpnet.com

-          Started being an entrepreneur in 1997 when she started her first company

 

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JF294: How to Prove That YOU Are a Credible Investor and Why It’s So Important to Prove

Now, I know if you’re a Best Ever listener you’re certainly not lazy, but today’s Best Ever guest was and now look at him. He shares with us how to quickly estimate the cost for a flip, what YOU need to do to ensure sellers that you are a credible buyer. He is a world class flipper, so listen up because your path to financial freedom is here!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Whenever you have a call for a property, you need to be prepared to be able to make an offer on the spot.

 

Danny Johnson’s real estate background:

-          Professional house flipper, and has flipped hundreds of houses over the past 11 years

-          Based in San Antonio, TX

-          Author of “Flipping Houses Exposed: 34 weeks in the life of a successful house flipper”

-          Say hi to him at www.flippingjunkie.com

-          Danny Johnson's Scope of Work Document

 

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JF293: Why the Most Important Return on Your Investment is Your Return on TIME

Today’s Best Ever guest is probably going to run a marathon after today’s conversation, but listen up while we have him because we discuss some fascinating loans that he has used to buy properties, and how to use equity to make sure you have NO liability. We also discuss how important your ROT (return on time) truly is.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Once a real estate investor understands leverage, it can change their life.

 

Keith Weinhold’s real estate background:

-          Founder of Get Rich Education focused on passive real estate investing

-          Passive real estate investor

-          Based out of Anchorage, Alaska

-          Bought a four-plex and lived in one unit rented out the others

-          Listen to his podcast at Get Rich Education

-          Regularly does running and cross country skiing marathons

 

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JF292: The Top Five Things I’ve Recently Learned About Multi-Family Properties #skillset Sunday

Today, we have a conversation about the mechanics of optimizing your cash flow with multi-family properties. I’ve learned a lot recently with my multi-family investing, and I’d be a fool not to share my Best Ever advice with my Best Ever listeners!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Make sure you’re keeping track of where money is going and who it’s going to.

 

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JF291: How Getting Kicked Out of College Led to a Lucrative Real Estate Career

Today’s Best Ever guest has SO many stories to share, and they include having his credit stolen, and buying stolen properties! Phew, I’m anxious after conducting this interview I can’t even imagine going through it! Listen up, because he shares with us all about hard money lending, and why he will absolutely lend to first time investors.                  

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Before you’re doing any deal, make sure your numbers make sense.

 

Rod Stanback’s real estate background:

-          Owner of Flip Funding LLC which is a hard money lender which does over $20M of funding annually

-          Owner of over $1M in real estate holdings and acquires 4 buy and holds annually

-          Don’t get in a fight with him either! His favorite hobby is boxing.

-          Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

-          www.Flipfunding.com 

 

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JF290: How to Determine if a Property Is a Good Investment in FIVE Minutes

Today’s Best Ever actor turned real estate investor has used his experiences in life to have tremendous real estate success. Having bought thousands of multi-family units, he shares with us how to determine if a property is worth an investment in 5 minutes, and most importantly about his acting career!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

Be easy to do business with, and make your brokers look good.

 

Sean Sweeney’s real estate background:

-          Real estate professional with over 11 years of experience in multifamily industry

-          Currently at Timberland Partners, where his two person acquisition team has successfully acquired over 4,000 multifamily units with a combined value over $250,000,000

-          Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota

-          Was in the movie ”What Women Want” with Mel Gibson and has had dinner with him

-          Here is the spreadsheet we discussed during the show: https://goo.gl/cWpZCy

 

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JF289: The Power of Numbers…Why More Investors Can Lead to Cheaper Deals

Bienvenidos, Best Ever listeners! Today, we discuss why buying in numbers may just lead to cheaper deals, which markets YOU should be investing in now, and what to look for in a market. If you apply these simple tips today, YOU will be making all the moola!

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

View real estate as a vehicle. Real estate is not the end game, real estate is a vehicle to achieve other things.

 

Matt Bowles’s real estate background:

-          Partner at Maverick Investor Group where he and his partners have helped real estate investors buy over $100 million in turnkey rental property 

-          Joining us  from Spain

-          Personally has bought and sold over $4 million in real estate

-          Lived in 14 countries since 2013

-          Say hi to him at www.Maverickinvestorgroup.com 

 

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JF288: The MOST Important Things You Need to Look For in a Potential Investment

 Today’s Best Ever guest shares with us the behind the scenes aspect of the real estate statistics that you base your deals off of. He studies real estate and consults would be investors as to their best ever options for an investment. Listen up, because he teaches us how to shoot under par in real estate investing.

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

 

You reall need to keep an eye on your properties, especially if you're a direct owner.

 

Jack McCabe’s real estate background:

-          Based in Deerfield Beach, FL and has been in real estate for 33 years

-          CEO of McCabe Research and Consulting

-          Last two rounds of golf he played he has shot a 78

 

 

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