BiggerPockets Podcast 418: 14 Deals in 16 Months: How Alex Camacho Found his Mastery in Deal Finding

Alex Camacho has had quite an interesting career path, and he’s just getting started! From a bank teller, to the mortgage business, to property management, and even Airbnb arbitraging, Alex took his time in acquiring the skills to succeed in real estate. In this episode, you’ll hear Alex talk about how he became successful at locking down deals, finding the “pain points” of sellers, and how to have empathy when closing. You’ll also hear how he analyzed over 5,000+ deals, leading him at one point to close on 8 deals in one month (seriously!) You’ll hear Alex go through his off and on-market strategies, and how to steer clear of deals that won’t make the cut. In just 16 months on his own, he’s done 14 deals, some with six-figure profits (each), and how he’s using social media to get even more!

BiggerPockets Podcast 417: 9 Ways to Tweak Your Mindset So You Can Lock Down Deals with Brandon and David

Are you a new or aspiring real estate investor who hasn’t locked down your first deal? Or maybe you haven’t hit your personal goal or unit count yet. If so, you may need to tweak your mindset to reach new heights. Brandon and David are back flying solo on this weekend’s episode to talk about the 9 mindset changes that make successful real estate investors, well, successful! You’ll hear them dive deep into each mindset change, with examples from their investing careers, and how they made the leap to change their mindsets for the better. If you’re looking to cultivate a healthier relationship with real estate investing for the better, this is an excellent episode to take some notes! Whether you’re brand new to investing or just looking to level-up your current portfolio, you’ll take away some important lessons on this weekend’s episode.

BiggerPockets Podcast 416: 29-Year Old Making Nearly $1M in Passive Real Estate Income (3 Years In!) with Matt Onofrio

Many investors look at commercial real estate as a high-risk, confusing, and sometimes scary way to invest. Our guest today shows us why this isn’t the case. In fact, he did a multi-million dollar deal in his first year in real estate! Minnesota-based health care professional Matt Onofrio helps us break down the stigma behind big commercial deals. From financing, taxes, mentorships, and more, Matt shows how someone from a completely different field can thrive in real estate... even with no prior knowledge of the space. You may want to bring a notepad and pen, as Matt walks us through advanced strategies such as reverse 1031 exchanges, seller carrying, cost segregations, and triple net leases. Whether you’re looking into commercial or residential real estate, this is a can’t-miss episode.

BiggerPockets Podcast 415: Studying Billionaires: The 3 Timeless Principles for Wealth with Stig Brodersen

Ever wanted to know how Mark Cuban, Richard Branson, and Warren Buffett seem to invest with ease? Or how you can leverage and measure your risk to make billionaire financial decisions? On this episode, Stig Brodersen – investor, teacher, and host of the popular We Study Billionaires podcast – brings you his distilled wisdom on success, mindset, the stock market, and the 3 universal traits shared by ultra-elite investors  (and no, they don’t include flying first class or eating copious amounts of caviar). Early on in his story, Stig found himself dissatisfied with his job and needing a change. So, he did what any rational person would do, and began studying billionaires starting from the top of the Forbes 400 list. He didn’t get far before he “found his fire,” discovering passion and community in studying the stock market and the most heralded investor of all time: Warren Buffett. He has since interviewed hundreds of guests on his podcast, and unearthed countless pearls of wisdom that he shares with you in this episode. You might be thinking: “They’re interviewing a stock market investor on a real estate podcast?” Yes, and any real estate investor could learn a thing or two! As a practiced student of the financial markets, Stig calls out all-too-common mistakes made by new investors, and shares a blueprint for you to use to determine if and how to get started in the markets, regardless of experience.

Fairhaven: A Fair Housing Simulation

On November 18, 2020, NAR will be launching fairheaven.realtor — an innovative online simulation training, where agents work against the clock to sell homes in the fictional town of Fairhaven, while confronting discrimination in the homebuying process.