BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast

Location, location, location! On today’s show, Brandon and David sit down with Robert Jones, a real estate agent and investor in Colorado, who has built a cash-flowing portfolio with millions of dollars in equity in an expensive market.

Robert will blow you away with his knowledge on making deals work (even through the MLS) and choosing what to buy. You won’t want to miss his advice on buying properties with super low down payments, targeting ideal locations that attract ideal talents, and using agents to do the work of finding deals. You’ll also love his tips for creating systems so he can travel while making money and identifying the qualities of a good agent.

Robert is extremely humble for having such massive success, and he shares his whole playbook for how he built a portfolio of 26 units worth millions before the age of 35. DO NOT miss this one.

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In This Episode We Cover:

  • Turning properties to rental properties
  • What are capital gains
  • Should you rent or sell your house?
  • Moving to a new house every year
  • Taking 3 months off while having a real estate business
  • Real estate to fund your life
  • Being an agent or not
  • How the stack works
  • And SO much more!

Links from the Show

Direct download: bpp-336.mp3
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A whopping 73 units a year without negotiating your own deals! Today’s guest Ryan Dossey breaks down his business and shares how he built a deal-finding pipeline he runs without doing the work!

Ryan gives great insight into how he finds deals directly from sellers, has team members meet with and close deals, then decides if he wants to keep them or wholesale them. If you’ve ever been interested in how to build systems to get your time back, this is a show for you.

You won’t want to miss how Ryan used BiggerPockets to start and grow his business, how he began wholesaling, and how he uses NONE of his own money. You’ll also love hearing how Ryan made $10K in four hours on his first deal and how he built a conveyor belt to close deals while he’s out of the country.

Plus, he gives investors AMAZING advice on approaching a mentor the right way! Ryan is a great example of how to use BiggerPockets to grow your wealth and portfolio, and he shares some powerful tips about how you can do the same.

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In This Episode We Cover:

  • How Ryan got into real estate in spite of never graduating high school
  • How he learned to see the world from a different perspective than everyone else
  • Why he markets directly to sellers
  • How he used BiggerPockets to build several different businesses
  • How he used blogging on BiggerPockets to build his business
  • How he got his first wholesale deal (and made $10K in four hours doing so)
  • Why he went full time into RE and how he knew it was the right time to do it
  • How he chooses his markets
  • What no one tells you about the RIGHT way to approach a potential mentor
  • How he built a conveyor belt to close deals while he’s out of the country
  • Why he invests in multifamily
  • The No. 1 thing a newbie needs to know to get started wholesaling
  • Why focusing on one task is key to being successful faster
  • And SO much more!

Links from the Show

 

Direct download: bpp-335.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am MDT

Self-storage with OPM!

Today’s guest Ben Lapidus sits down and spills the beans on his strategies for buying self-storage units and running an investment fund with other people’s money. Ben has some really great advice for those who want to get started in self-storage, including how he got started getting 25% of other people’s deals, why he jumped from single family into commercial opportunities, and how he mitigates risk in the self storage space. You also won’t want to miss what he shares regarding how he picks a market, his criteria for buying a deal, and where he recommends brand new self storage investors get their start (hint-it’s all about size).

If you want to have your mind blown, you CAN’T miss his technique for seller financing negotiating where he improves his terms by saving the seller’s money on their taxes-brilliant! This episode is completely full of high energy, content packed, practical advice for getting into commercial opportunities with other people’s money and we guarantee you will learn a TON.

Download today and buckle your seat belt!

In This Episode We Cover:

  • How Ben found real estate after finding success in other business ventures
  • Starting off investing with partners and getting 25% of the deal with none of the risk or capital
  • Why he jumped from SFR to apartments
  • What he learned buying an awful property on his first deal
  • How he put together his first syndication
  • Why he invests in self storage
  • How he found opportunities while looking for something else
  • How he focuses on his strengths and finds partners to handle his weaknesses
  • How he finds deals in today’s market
  • His criteria for what he needs to see in a market
  • How he mitigates risk when buying self storage
  • Why he looks for “expansion potential”
  • How he finances his deals, the strategy he recommends for newer self storage buyers to look into
  • His BRILLIANT tax saving strategy he uses to save thousands of dollars on seller financing opportunities
  • The one thing he think should be taught in school that isn’t
  • How he recommends people improve their people skills and forming connections
  • And SO much more!

Links from the Show

Direct download: bpp-334.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am MDT

Commercial real estate like you’ve never heard it before!  On today’s episode, Brandon and David sit down with Ken Wimberly, the owner of a Keller Williams commercial brokerage and a commercial investor himself.

Ken shares some incredible tips on how to get into owning commercial property, including how to find quality tenants, how to structure the lease, and how to protect yourself from a changing market. He also provides great advice on building relationships and identifying who NOT to partner with.

Ken goes on to talk about how he went from working in a pizza restaurant to cashing his first check for 50K as a broker—with absolutely no training program! He shares some incredible advice for opening a laundromat, making huge returns, and successfully investing in other people’s deals, too.

If you’ve ever been interested in how to do big deals without big headaches, this episode is for you!

In This Episode We Cover:

  • How he builds relationships
  • How he learned the commercial business sitting across from a mentor and listening
  • How he buys laundromats
  • Investing in commercial spaces
  • Using OPM to buy land and selling a 5K investment for 150K 
  • How he earned a commission of 50K on a deal he couldn’t do
  • How he chooses his business partners
  • His morning routine
  • What to look for in a potential partner to disqualify them
  • How newbies should start off investing in commercial property
  • How to balance investing with family time
  • How he structures deals
  • Tips on owning a business inside your commercial building
  • How he invests in other people's deals
  • And SO much more!

Links from the Show

Direct download: bpp-333.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am MDT

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