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BiggerPockets Podcast 245: Creating Wealth that Lasts Generations with Bestselling Author Ryan Holiday

Are you in this business to make a quick buck—or are you looking to build generational wealth for you and your family? If the latter is true for you, don’t miss a moment of this powerful show with bestselling author Ryan Holiday. Ryan, best known for his books, such as The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph, Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator, Ego Is the Enemy, and Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts, is also a part-time real estate investor and lender. In this show, we cover a large variety of topics including hard money lending, vacation rentals, writing books, how the awareness of death can make life better, stoicism, and much, much more.

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BiggerPockets Podcast 244: “Unfair” Taxes and Unfair Advantages with Linda Weygant, CPA

There are a lot of reasons to love being a real estate investor. One of the most impressive is the “unfair” tax treatment investors get by the US Government – and we mean that in a good way! On today’s episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with CPA Linda Weygant to learn more about those incredible tax benefits. You’ll also hear how she discovered the power of real estate through her clients, and how that led her to begin her own investing journey. Linda shares how she navigates the messy world of investing in properties that have HOAs, as well as how she uses her “unfair advantages” to succeed where others fail. Finally, as a CPA, we have a special “tax-focused-Fire-Round” where we talk about LLCs, deductions, and much more!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 243: “How I Built 7-Figures of Wealth on a Working-Class Salary” with Joe “JD” Martin

Let’s be honest: not everyone is trying to buy hundreds or thousands of properties. In fact – just a small handful of incredible deals can help build impressive wealth AND great income. That’s the story you’ll hear today as we speak with Joe “JD” Martin, a real estate investor who’s building wealth while working his full-time job. As you’ll hear, JD had a rough start to his investing, losing over $100,000 on his first “deal,” but came back to create a stable, cash-flowing portfolio of single family houses that has given him financial freedom and over a million dollars in wealth. If that sounds like a plan you can get behind – don’t miss a moment of this powerful episode!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 242: How to Live an Incredible Life Now & Achieve Early Retirement with Josh Randall

Money doesn’t buy happiness – but it can give you the freedom to live a truly extraordinary life, something our guest today can really speak to! Today we sit down with Josh Randall, an investor from Kentucky with nearly 100 units who also works as a full-time business owner. You’ll love Josh’s mindset when it comes to buying cars, travel, and more through real estate, as well as his “goal-focused” investing that will get him fully retired by the age of 48 (with $50k a month in cash flow!) Josh is incredibly fun and also highly informative, so don’t miss a second of this show which Brandon calls “one of his top episodes ever!”

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BiggerPockets Podcast 241: From Local Flips to Raising Funds and Turnkey Investing Around the Country with Jeff Wallenius

Is it possible to go from firefighter to real estate mogul? Just ask Jeff Wallenius, who started with a single flip, financed entirely with hard money. He was able to parlay that early success into a profitable flipping business and has been flipping 10-12 houses a year in the Portland market for the last five years. Now, he’s set his sights even higher, has created a couple of funds, and is buying cash flowing turnkey real estate around the country.

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BiggerPockets Podcast 240: Flipping Your Way Out of (Student Loan) Debt & the Transition to Rentals with Brentin Hess

Financial debt (like student loans or credit cards) is irritating, expensive, and flat-out dangerous. But you don’t have to be stuck paying the minimum payments for decades like most Americans. Today, we’re excited to introduce you to Brentin Hess, a young investor who “flipped his way out of student loan debt” and has already been able to quit his job thanks to his real estate investments. You’ll learn how Brentin used a partnership to begin his house flipping journey, as well as the mistakes that cost him time and money in the beginning. Brentin is incredibly inspiring, so take time to listen to this entire episode—and prepare to have a fire lit beneath you!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 239: Achieving Financial Freedom at Age 32 with Austin Fruechting

Many people dream of achieving financial freedom, but how many actually get there? Today on The BiggerPockets Podcast, you’ll meet one man who did just that. Austin Fruechting began buying rental properties less than 10 years ago, but by the age of 32 was able to retire on the cash flow coming in. You’ll learn just how he was able to do this by reverse engineering success, buying rental properties in bulk, and using the BRRRR strategy to minimize the cash he needed to buy his properties. Whether you are looking to achieve financial freedom at 32, 52, or 72, this podcast is one you don’t want to miss!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 238: Becoming a Real Estate Millionaire on a Teacher’s Salary with Michael “Swanny” Swan

Is it possible to invest in real estate if you live in an expensive market—and earn a teacher’s salary? According to today’s guest, it’s not only possible, but it can be incredibly profitable! Today’s guest, Michael Swan, is a P.E. teacher who lives in San Diego but has used the valuable real estate concept known as “trading up” to acquire millions of dollars in real estate. You’ll learn why Michael liquidated his entire retirement plan to buy his first few deals, the truth about “luck” and real estate, and some fantastic tips for buying and managing properties—even from a distance. (And if you work a full-time job or make less than $100,000 per year, this show might just change your life!)

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BiggerPockets Podcast 237: Partnerships & BRRRR Investing While Working Full-Time With Ian Reeves

In this episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast, we’re excited to talk about two incredibly powerful strategies any real estate investor (new or experienced!) can use to grow their business: partnerships and BRRRR investing. Today’s guest, Ian Reeves, used a combination of both these strategies to build an incredible portfolio in just the past few years, having started after listening to this very podcast. This episode is sure to blow your mind with both education and entertainment, so sit back and prepare to have your world rocked forever!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 236: From Tragedy to Broke to $400,000 a Month with Lance Wakefield

How does one scale a real estate investing business to hundreds of thousands of dollars in profit in under two years? That’s the topic on today’s episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast, where you’ll hear just how Lance Wakefield, a real estate wholesaler in the Dallas area, accomplished that amazing feat. You’ll hear Lance’s powerful story of hitting rock bottom through numerous tragedies that hit him all at once and the devastation that caused—but you’ll also hear how he went from having just $3,500 to his name to earning over $400,000 in profit in less than 18 months. This show is motivating, educational, powerful, and moving—so don’t miss a moment of it. This is one show you’ll want to bookmark and listen to over and over and over again!

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