No one wants to get sued, but if you plan to build a real estate empire, the question is not so much â€œifâ€ but â€œwhen.â€ However, we here at BiggerPockets have your back, so today we are bringing on Scott Smith, an incredibly smart and funny asset protection attorney from the great state of Texas! [...]
Prepare to laugh, groan, and be inspired. On today's episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with bestselling author, TV pundit, and massively-successful real estate investor Grant Cardone. In one of the mostÂ motivating, humorous, inspiring -- and inappropriate -- podcasts of all 108 shows, you'llÂ beÂ captivated by Grant's candor and viewpoints on everything from getting a college education to investing in liberal cities to his definition of success. You'll also learn how Grant has used the principles outlined in his book, The 10X Rule, to grow his real estateÂ portfolio to a value of $350,000,000. Yes, that's $350 MILLION dollars. You are going to love this one. Read the transcript of episode 108 with Grant Cardone here.
Many new investors lose money on their first, second, and third deal. There is a steep learning curve when trying to invest in real estate and, while the loss is painful, it's very common. However, not for today's guest. Today we sit down with Jonathan Makovsky, a new investor from the tri-state area who had incredible success right out of the gate! If you are a new investor trying to find the right way to get started or if you've been investing for years but want to improve your game - don't miss this impressive interview with Jonathan!
Is it possible to build a large real estate business without the use of banks? Our guest today, Mike Sumsky, shows us that it's not only possible - but can be incredibly beneficial! Mike has done well over 100 deals in the past several years using a variety of creative finance methods and shows you how you can do the same. Listen for great tips on obtaining private money, finding deals by knocking on doors, and other innovativeÂ strategies for building your real estate business. Whether you want to overcome a lack of funding or you just want to explore creative ways to raise capital, this is an episode you don't want to miss!
Prepare to be inspired and motivated after listening to today's episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast! In this programÂ we sit down with Ophelia Nicholson, a house flipper from the Maryland area who got started with real estate while working a minimum wage job. You'll learn how she broke out of that life and was able to quit her job to become a full time, successful house flipper, working on multiple propertiesÂ at once! Listen for insightful tips on applying for a loan, learning to be a landlord, partnering with family members and quitting your job for real estate. If you're wondering whether it's possible to make your investing dreams come true, don't miss out on this episode -- it'll give you great insight into how you CAN make it happen!
Real estate investing has the power to change your life. Today on the BiggerPockets Podcast, we chatÂ with an investor who's tried his hand at everything from house flipping to new construction -- and much more!Â Our guest Todd WhiddonÂ shares with usÂ howÂ he is building a massively successful business while still making big plans to achieveÂ the life of his dreams. Listen for tips on how Todd has handled failure and come out the other side stronger for it, as well as his input on successfully building a solid team and managing a business. Whatever avenue of real estate investing you're focusing on, don't miss out on this episode! It's sure toÂ leave you inspired and motivated to take your investing to exciting new places.
Is it possible to invest in real estate at a distance -- successfully? While many might say 'no,'Â today on the BiggerPockets Podcast we bring you Elizabeth Colegrove, who is working on securing herÂ and her husband's retirement by investing in one home at a time, largely from a distance. Learn the ins and outs of long distance property management and whatÂ to look for when deciding on properties to invest in. From 'house hacking' to 1031 exchanges to long distance investing and more, this show is packed with wisdom (and debates) that are bound to inspire you toÂ move your business forward, no matter where you live and where you invest.
Have you ever struggled to get to the next level with your real estate investing? On today's episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with real estate wholesaler and self-proclaimed 'struggling investor' Scott Costello. In this riveting interview, you'll learn why real estate investing is never as easy as it might appear and how to overcome the struggles that everyone faces to find success. Listen for awesome tips on how to break into the real estate industry, advice on getting into wholesaling, and how to motivate yourself amidst the everyday struggles investors face. If you're looking for some great motivation and useful tips, don't miss this inspiring interview!
Ever wonder what real estate investing looks like from a real estate agent's perspective? On today's episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with Dawn Brenengen, a real estate agent-turned-landlord and discuss how she made the transition into the investing world, as well as her tricks and tips for success as a landlord. Along with important insight into the real estate licensing process, Dawn coversÂ property management, house hacking, and a whole lot more! Listen for advice on finding a great property, handling everyday rental issues and finding that elusive 'ideal' tenant. And in case you were wondering when it's appropriate to bend the '2% Rule' -- this episode exploresÂ that, too! Whether you have experience asÂ aÂ real estate agent or not, don't miss this inspiring show!
For the 100th episodeÂ of theÂ BiggerPockets Podcast,Â we bring you the interviewÂ that you've been asking for since the beginning: the story of Joshua Dorkin, CEO of BiggerPockets and host of the BiggerPockets Podcast. Learn about Josh's journey from real estate investing newbie to BiggerPockets founder --Â and all of the obstacles he had to overcome along the way. Get insider information on topics from starting your own business to property managementÂ and HOAs. And leave inspired to tackle your own hurdles and get your real estate endeavors off the ground! For BiggerPockets fans old and new, this is an instant BiggerPockets Podcast classic you won't want to miss. Get ready to learn more about the man behind the BiggerPockets curtains!