Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

Shannon is a full-time real estate investor and developer with over 21 years of investing experience. He has a portfolio that consists of buildings, police departments, fire stations, city halls, residential, and much more. Shannon focuses on developing syndications from the ground up for his investors and today he shares his journey into this niche.

Shannon Robnett  Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor and developer
  • Investing for over 21+ years
  • Portfolio consist of office buildings, police depts, fire stations, city halls, subdivisions, residential, commercial, & industrial
  • Based in Nampa, ID
  • Say hi to him at: www.shannonrobnett.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Never Split the Difference 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Starting over wouldn’t be the end of the world because I would put one foot in front of the other and start building” - Shannon Robnett

 

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Yakov Smart is the President at Linked Lead Enterprises. Yakov has been focusing on helping real estate investors with tools to help them raise capital through Linkedin. In today’s episode, Yakov, shares the mindset you need to have, and some of the steps you need to take.

Yakov Smart Real Estate Background: 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“In a matter of minutes you can have a hyper-targeted list of thousands of your ideal investor” - Yakov Smart

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Today Theo and Travis will dive into a subject that Travis is very passionate about. Stoicism teaches the development of self-control and fortitude as a means of overcoming destructive emotions. Travis explains how you can be a stoic investor by utilizing the Stoicism teachings.

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We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.

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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, compares two ways to invest, one by passively investing into a fund which you have probably heard of in the past on previous episodes versus the opportunity to invest in individual apartment deals. 

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Dan is a full-time realtor and investor who has over 10 years of real estate experience with a portfolio consisting of 9 doors and has invested in 2 syndications. As an investor-friendly agent, Dan gives advice on how to approach an agent and how to properly start as a new investor.

 

Dan Rivers Background:

  • Full time realtor and investor
  • Has over 10 years of real estate experience
  • Portfolio consist of 9 doors, 6 with business partner and 3 others
  • Has invested in 2 syndications
  • Based in Charleston, SC
  • Say hi to him at: www.danrivers.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Mindset

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Mindset is one of my favorite books because it really opens your idea around fixed and growth mindset” - Dan Rivers

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Madison is a mindset and energy coach whose mission is to help people create more success, freedom, abundance, and impact in their life and others. She shares the importance of trusting yourself and how you can achieve your success to find freedom and reach your highest potential in your real estate career.

 

Madison Surdyke  Real Estate Background: (Joe requested her to be on)

  • Mindset and Energy Coach whos mission is to help people create more success, freedom, abundance, & impact
  • Been coaching for 3 years
  • She believes when you think higher-level thoughts, you feel higher-level energy which leads to taking higher-level action that can create higher-level results
  • Based in Dallas, TX
  • Say hi to her at: www.magneticallyyou.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Happy Pocket Full of Money

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Ask yourself, what will that future version of me who already has the success  want to do or think at this moment.” - Madison Surdyke

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Will Pritchett is a full-time firefighter and real estate investor with 8 years of real estate investing experience. He has a portfolio of 18 rentals, private lending, and a couple flips a year. His wife was a teacher but now runs their real estate portfolio full time and they both believe if a teacher and firefighter can do this, that anyone can. They started this journey into investing because they wanted to supplement their retirement and help for future college tuition however they quickly found out they can use this to change their lifestyle.

 

Will Pritchett Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time firefighter and real estate investor 
  • 8 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 18 rentals, private lending, and a couple flips a year
  • Based in San Antonio, TX
  • Say hi to him at: www.homeagainsa.com/blog/ 
  • Best Ever Book: The Go-Giver

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“The power of private lending is what changed our business and accelerated it dramatically” - Will Pritchett

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David is the Founder of House Sold Easy, a full-time investor and Author of “The Ultimate Guide to Wholesale Real Estate”. He is a St. Louis Real Estate Investor with over 15 years of experience. He first started investing in Real Estate when he was in college, at the age of 20 while attending the University of Missouri-Columbia. David specializes in wholesaling real estate as well as teaching others how easy it is to learn how they too can wholesale real estate for profits.

David Dodge Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of House Sold Easy, full-time investor, & Author of “The Ultimate Guide to Wholesale Real Estate”
  • 15 years of real estate experience
  • His team has wholesaled over 500 houses & he personally owns 60 rentals
  • Based in St. Louis, MO
  • Say hi to him on his podcast at Discount Property Investor
  • Best Ever Book: Relentless 

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Doing deals doesn’t cost anything if you do it right but getting leads does, it either cost time or money” - David Dodge

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Carl is the founder of Dealmaker Wealth Society and is a corporate dealmaker who has worked in 330+ transactions worth $48 billion. Carl is an expert in buying, selling and even growing a business. In today’s episode, he will be sharing how he goes about each of these.

 

Carl Allen Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of Dealmaker Wealth Society
  • He is an entrepreneur, corporate dealmaker who has worked on 330+ transactions worthed $48 billion
  • Has advised Bank Of America & Hewlett Packard on investments & acquisitions
  • His expertise is in buying, growing, and selling businesses
  • Say hi to him at: www.dealmakerwealthsociety.com 
  • Best Ever Book: That Will Never Work

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Best Ever Tweet:

“There are only three ways to grow a business; organically, partnerships, or my favorite, by acquisitions” - Carl Allen

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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the four steps you can take to achieve success in anything you’d like to pursue. 

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We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks shares 7 different ways to find off-market apartment deals through utilizing methods that allow you to be on your own personal coach. 

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To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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Salvador Aldrett is a full-time chemical engineer at Shell and has 17 years of real estate investing experience. Salvador grew up in Mexico and had a dream to come to the states to get his graduate degree with the goal to go back home. However, through his journey, he discovered real estate, met his wife, and the rest is history.

Salvador Aldrett  Real Estate Background:

  • Full time chemical engineer at Shell
  • Has 17 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 17 units spread over 2 markets in Texas; single family, duplexes, fourplexes, and one townhome
  • Also has done a passive syndication investment of over 2000 doors
  • Based in Houston, TX
  • Say hi to him at: https://saldrett.typepad.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Think for Yourself

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Jump off the cliff and grow your wings on the way down” - Salvador Aldrett

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Stephen is the Founder of Real Wealth Academy LLC, and started investing at 27 with wholesaling. He has experienced flipping, buying rentals, and now holds over 4,000 apartment units. He now focuses on consulting and mentoring people to help them begin in real estate, and today he shares advice, lessons, and what he believes people should have before looking for assistance.

Stephen Davis Real Estate Background:

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I love my real estate, but I don’t like managing it” - Stephen Davis

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Mike Simmons has been on a previous episode JF179, so be sure to check out this episode to get his full background. For a brief reminder, he is the Co-owner of Return On Investments, Partner in 7 figure flipping, and host of “Just Start Real Estate”. He has 12 years of real estate experience and today he will be sharing the details of how he went from Solopreneur to creating a business that can run without him.

 

Mike Simmons  Real Estate Background:

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“If you have a goal to have a big company, your going to have to hire a team, & will need to develop your skillset to lead, manage, inspire, train, and motivate ” - Mike Simmons

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Erik Hatch is an entrepreneur, public speaker, do-gooder, social media expert, and leader extraordinaire. He owns 18 companies including Hatch Realty (the #49 real estate team in the US), Hatch Coaching, and Abovo which does over 644 transactions a year.

Erik Hatch Real Estate Background:

  • CEO & Owner of Hatch Realty and Hatch Coaching
  • Started investing in real estate in 2012 
  • Portfolio consist of 60 doors and also flips 20-30 homes annually
  • Based in Fargo, ND
  • Say hi to him at: https://www.hatchrealty.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: The Pumpkin Plan

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“There is a sweet spot in this, & anything outside of that sweet spot is no longer a skill game, it's a guessing game” - Erik Hatch

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Kevin is the Founder of Voy Media and is an expert in growing brands using sophisticated paid advertising strategies. Kevin was very open in today's episode with sharing multiple ways to help you grow your own business through some great online organic and paid strategies.

Kevin Urrutia (U-root-tea-a) Real Estate Background: #skillset

  • Founder of Voy Media
  • Expert in growing brands using sophisticated paid advertising strategies
  • Based in New York, NY
  • Say hi to him at: https://voymedia.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Dot Com Secrets

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Utilizing organic content from users who are posting on Facebook, Instagram, or twitter usually end up working better for us” - Kevin Urrutia

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Today Theo and Travis will be going into the five different types of millionaires. This is based on a recent blog post that Travis shared on the www.joefairless.com site. Be sure to check it out when you have time.

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We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

 

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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, shares some of the most valuable mindset tips he has taken away from some of the recent interviews he has done on the Best Ever Show. Stay tuned in as Theo shares some golden nuggets to help you improve your mind so you can handle stress and grow.

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To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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Corina is the owner of Brio Properties rental management and Chairman of Wisconsin Apartment Association. She is a 4th generation real estate investor who started at a young age helping her parents and grandparents on their properties, cleaning, fixing, working on the lawns and with tenants. One of the problems she saw her family deal with was with property management companies. With this in mind she decided to focus on her own property management with the goal of making it easier for people to work with.

Corina Eufingere (u-finger)  Real Estate Background:

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“We need to bring the human being factor back into real estate” - Corina Eufingere

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Willie Mandrell is a self-made multimillionaire real estate investor, broker, coach, lecturer and author and has been investing in buy & hold rentals for 13 years. He shares how he started and his journey to where he is today. 

Willie Mandrell Real Estate Background:

  • Self-made multimillionaire real estate investor, broker, coach, lecturer & author
  • Has been investing in buy&hold rentals for 13 years
  • Portfolio consist of  40+ units valuing at $10 million
  • Based in Boston, MA
  • Say hi to him at: www.WillieMandrell.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Retire Young, Retire Rich

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“What helps me is I wake up every morning with the same focus” - Willie Mandrell

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Alina is a returned guest from episode JF1750 and today we decided to bring her back to discuss and share her advice on thought leadership. She shares the steps she advices people on how to begin to build their credibility and presence so that eventually they can speak at public events and conferences. There are many benefits of public speaking and thought leadership, one for example is the “prestige” presence you will have when approaching deals and discussions of negotiations. You will also learn how to speak with more confidence to present your ideas across your potential buyer or seller.

Alina Trigub Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and Managing Partner of SAMO Financial, a boutique equity firm
  • Help clients over 1,200 doors, over 500 storage units and a $10M mobile home park fund 
  • Works with high earners to passively invest in real estate
  • Based in NYC, NY
  • Say hi to her at https://www.samofinancial.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Compound Effect by Darren Hardy 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Speaking on podcasts has helped me book speaking engagements on the big stage” - Alina Trigub

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Scott Lewis is the Co-Founder and CEO of Spartan Investment Group, LLC and has completed $100 million in assets under management and raised over $30 million in private equity. He is also a returning guest from episode JF1565 and today he will be sharing how he has handled a tornado event that damaged his mobile park property in west Texas. 

Scott Lewis Real Estate Background: 

  • Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Spartan Investment Group, LLC (SIG)
  • Previously on episode JF1565
  • SIG has completed $100M in assets under management and raised over $30M in private equity.
  • Based in Denver, CO
  • Say hi to him at https://spartan-investors.com/ 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Plans are useful in battle but also dispensable” - Scott Lewis

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Emilio Basa is a full-time investor with 6 years of real estate investing experience who started off by wholesaling his first property within 4 months of learning how to wholesale. He consistently will wholesale about 3-5 a month and with this experience, he shares how he goes about growing his business so you can take the same steps. 

 

Emilio Basa Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time investor
  • 6 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 5 rentals, 2 flips, and over 30+ wholesales
  • Based in Detroit, MI
  • Say hi to him at: www.quickpropertysolutions.co 
  • Best Ever Book: Traction

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I network with other wholesalers to share deals and grow my business” - Emilio Basa

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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the difference between active vs passive investors, the common personality traits found in both, and why you should get started right away.

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We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks will be sharing some of the research he has done on the trends of Multifamily as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

 

 

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Brad Smotherman is a full-time real estate investor with a 7-figure flipping business and 11 years of experience. He started as a realtor at 17 years old after finishing highschool and he saw how the successful realtors started to struggle after the 2008 crash and he quickly decided that he did want to deal with that himself in the future when he was near retirement so he decided to pivot to focus on investments. His long term goal is to become the bank and own all of his properties on paper through owner financing.

 

Brad Smotherman Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor who owns a 7-figure flipping business
  • 11 years of real estate investing experience
  • He’s completed 550 transactions focusing on flipping
  • Based in Nashville, TN
  • Say hi to him at: www.bradsmotherman.com 
  • Best Ever Book: 12 Rules of Life 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Focus on your mindset first to make sure you are ready and willing to pay the cost of success” - Brad Smotherman

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Abel Curiel is the VP of The Goldbar Realestate Team and has 10 years of real estate investing experience. As a kid, his dad never really made a lot of money but he watched his dad save every penny that he had to invest into properties. He created his team because he saw a need to help beginner investors in the intimidating market of New York. 

Abel Curiel Real Estate Background:

  • VP of The Goldbar Realestate Team
  • Has 10 years of real estate investing experience
  • Currently owns 1 property and has sold over 50 properties totaling $40 million+
  • His team’s investor division has sold 20 investment properties in Brooklyn, Queens, & Long Island
  • Based in Queens, NY
  • Say hi to him at: www.goldbarteam.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Never Split The Difference

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Focus on building your team” - Abel Curiel

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Jamie is a part-time real estate investor and works part-time in the U.S Defense Department. He currently has a portfolio of 8 rentals and over 20 mortgage notes. Jamie started off as a coach and after some time he decided to work for a mortgage broker where he saw some shady things happening so he decided to quit his job and join the military. Now he is focusing on his own real estate business while working for the U.S Defense Department.

 

Jamie Bateman Real Estate Background:

  • Part-time real estate investor and part-time in the U.S Defense Department
  • Has over a decade of experience in single-family rentals and 2 years in mortgage notes
  • Portfolio consist of 8 rentals and over 20 mortgage notes
  • Based in Baltimore County, MD
  • Say hi to him at: www.labradorlending.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Wealthy Gardener

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“One of the benefits from note investing is you have collateral” - Jamie Bateman

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Bill Manassero is the Host of The Old Dawg’s REI Network and has 6 years of real estate experience with a portfolio of 756 doors. Bill started into real estate a little later in life than most people and decided to start into real estate by buying a couple of turnkey properties. When he started seeing checks being deposited in his account he decided to focus on buying more properties.

Bill Manassero (Man-a-cer-o)  Real Estate Background:

  • Host of The Old Dawg’s REI Network
  • 6 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 756 doors
  • Based in Irvine, CA
  • Say hi to him at: olddawgsreinetwork.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Clockwork

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Know what your why is, because when all else fades away, it’s going to be your why that keeps you motivated” - Bill Manassero

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Steven Pesavento is the Host of “The Investor Mindset Podcast” and an active investor himself who has flipped over 200 homes within his first 3 years in business. Steven started out in AirBnB before focusing on flipping homes, house hacking, rentals, and now is working on his first commercial deal. 

Steven Pesavento  Real Estate Background:

  • Host of “The Investor Mindset Podcast” and active investor
  • Full-time real estate investor for 6 years, the first 2 focusing in on AirBnB
  • Has flipped over 200 homes within his first three years in business
  • Based in Denver, CO
  • Say hi to him at: www.theinvestormindset.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Never Split the Different

Best Ever Tweet:

“I look for a partner who is good at something that I am weak in” - Steven Pesavento

Direct download: JF_2222_Steven_Pesavento.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the “CashFlow Quadrant” based off of the book from Robert Kiyosaki. “The cashflow quadrant will reveal why some people work less, earn more, pay less in taxes and feel more financially secure than others” - Robert Kiyosaki. Today Travis will break down how he understands and utilizes the lessons he learned from the book to hopefully help you in your own journey 

We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.

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