Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

Baird Kleinsmith, also known on Twitter as the Sultan of Storage, is a full-time self-storage investor. He buys mismanaged properties, adds value through operational and marketing improvements, and reaps the rewards of increased cash flow. With his current portfolio of eight self-storage properties, Baird has achieved full financial freedom and is dedicated to not only growing his assets but also educating others on how to do the same.

In this episode, Baird discusses what drew him to self-storage investing after a career in fintech, what he looks for in an investment property, how he adds value and scales his investments, and the stumbling blocks he’s encountered along the way.

Baird Kleinsmith | Real Estate Background

  • Full-time self-storage investor
  • Portfolio
    • 8 self-storage properties in Colorado and New Mexico
  • Based in: Durango, CO
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  • Best Ever Book: The Obstacle is the Way, by Ryan Holiday
  • Greatest Lesson: Finding work you enjoy doesn't require following your passion.


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