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BiggerPockets Podcast 344: “No Money” Real Estate Investing with Gabriel Hamel

Over 25 seller financed deals in a few short years! Today’s guest, former service member (and diamond pushup world record holder) Gabriel Hamel, sits down with Brandon and David to share how he built a portfolio of over 140 units (in an expensive market) using creative methods and seller financing to make deals where other investors miss them!

Gabriel shares how he started investing in a tough market and used sub-prime lending (successfully) to house hack his first few properties. He gives some awesome advice on approaching sellers with seller financing proposals, structuring the offers, and showing them how it’s a win-win. He also gives great advice on finding gentrifying markets, walking away from closings with money in his pocket, and applying a mindset to real estate investing that helps him succeed in all aspects of life! Gabriel has very practical, down-to-earth, useful advice and shares it willingly.

This is an episode for both newbies and experienced investors to download today!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 343: Want to Work Less and Earn More? Think Like a Pilot! With Steve Rozenberg

Want to build a cash-flowing portfolio while working a full-time job?

Today’s guest did just that! Steve Rozenberg shares the incredible story of how he built a huge property management company (along with several cash-flowing rental properties) while working as an airline pilot and traveling the country.

Steve has a genuine, straightforward style and explains what he did wrong buying real estate, where he learned what his strengths are, and how he and his partner resurrected a dying business. Steve also describes why systems are so important, how he learned to build them, and which systems he uses in his own business to save time, make money, and scale! Steve goes on to share some of the most painful lessons he learned through failure, so you don’t have to learn them yourself.

This is an episode you definitely want to download today!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 342: From Duplexes to a 64-Unit and Self-Storage Millions with Kris Benson

From buying duplexes to a self-storage empire! Today’s guest Kris Benson sits down with Brandon and David to talk about his remarkable journey across all kinds of different real estate asset classes.

Kris began with a successful sales career and explains why he transitioned into owning real estate instead. You’ll love Kris’s story about how he built a 64-unit apartment complex (in a cornfield), how he found partners to bring the project to life, and how it all started with one phone call! He also shares why he now invests in self-storage, how he evaluates properties, and why he believes this asset is recession-proof!

Kris provides great advice for raising money and finding your niche, and explains his theory that “deals create deals” as he walks through his journey. This is a fantastic show full of great content.

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BiggerPockets Podcast 341: Getting Started with No Cash to 30+ Deals Per Year and “Free Houses” with Jared Holland

Real estate flipper, broker, contractor, and more! Guest Jared Holland is doing 30 deals a year and profiting from all different phases of a flip. Today he’ll share exactly how he does it!

This episode gets into the nitty gritty of Jared’s business and his advice on using a multitude of methods to find deals. He discusses how he grew from one wholesale deal to running an entire business in a short period of time, how he handled the transition of going from employee to manager, and how he got his first deal from a hedge fund!

You’ll also appreciate his fantastic tips on recognizing the right mindset in an employee/partner, finding deals if you have no money, and NEVER assuming the person you’re talking to doesn’t want to work with you. Jared goes on to explain why taking big action matters, as well as how to decide which actions you should start with.

If you’re looking to level up your investing, taking your business from successful to megasuccesful, download this one today!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 340: How a Mom with a Full-Time Job Bought 10 Houses Her First Year with Whitney Hutten

Would you be interested in taking your retirement account and turning it into 22 cash flowing rental properties? What about doing it with someone else’s capital? Today’s guest did just that!

Whitney Hutten shares the incredible story of how she built a rental property empire out of a 401(k) account by leveraging the power of a team! You’ll love how she made $50K on one of her first deals (without paying a dime of the mortgage herself) and how she used Brandon Turner’s method known as “the stack” to keep building!

She also shares how she got her start in turnkey houses and moved along a spectrum to get to fixer-upper BRRRRs, how she bought 10 houses her first year, and why she invests out of state. Whitney goes DEEP, sharing which parts of town she invests in, why she invests near hospitals, and how she netted a 30 percent ROI on a BRRRR gone wrong!

You do not want to miss this inspirational story of how an “average Jane” accomplished extraordinary things through real estate—including how she fixed a bus falling on one of her houses and survived a raccoon infestation at another!

This show is hilarious, insightful, and content-packed. Download it today!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 339: 60,000 Tenants?! How Frank Rolfe Built a Mobile Home Empire

Over 20 years’ experience in mobile home park mastery!

On today’s show, Brandon and David interview Frank Rolfe, an experienced mobile home park investor with TONS of great advice to share—and share he does! You won’t want to miss Frank’s incredible tips for using seller financing to buy parks, staying low risk while scaling, and the beauty of owning “small cities”!

He also gives fantastic advice for making “stakeholders” out of tenants, describes what the perfect mobile home park setup looks like, and discusses how to find pocket listings no one else is seeing. Frank goes on to share the incredible story of how he bought a mobile home park with a wrestling ring in the back and how he sold it for a $1 million profit seven years later!

In addition, he talks about his strategy for finding the perfect resident manager and insuring yourself against embezzlement from your management team.

This is one of the most information-packed shows we’ve ever done in the MHP space, and you’ll be blown away by the amount of content here. Download it today!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 338: From Red Robin Waiter to 250 Units (Using the MLS!) with James Dainard

From waiting tables to scaling up to 250 units! Today’s show is going to blow your mind.

Brandon and David sit down with James Dainard, a real estate investor in the Seattle area, who is using his broad knowledge of real estate investing to do some big things! James shares how he got started door-knocking for someone else’s company to learn the business—and things took off from there!

He also shares how he’s finding 60 percent of his deals from the MLS, how he uses local zoning knowledge to find opportunities others are missing, and how he made over a million dollars off an MLS flip! James has some GREAT strategies he uses, including combining flipping, wholesaling, and BRRRRing; improving the return on his equity; and “inventing returns.”

You’ll also be blown away at how he created a 60-room rental (!!!) property that earns over $9K a month and how he saves money on maintenance and property management by running it all in-house.

James is a smart, humble, and experienced investor doing some very impressive stuff. Download this one today!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 337: Next Level Wealth-Building Through Overseas Development and Opportunity Zones with Russell Gray and Robert Helms

Want to learn from two guys who have weathered several real estate market cycles and come out on top?

You’re in the right place! In this episode, Brandon and David sit down with Russell Gray and Robert Helms, longtime hosts of the Real Estate Radio Guys program. In this wide-ranging discussion, Russell and Robert cover a TON of subjects, from house hacking to investing in overseas resorts.

The guys share the lessons they learned from the 2008 crash (hint: don’t rely too heavily on credit) and explain how they’re preparing for the next one. They break down how multifamily investing is just like running a business, and why hiring an assistant is the most important first step when scaling up.

Russell and Robert also tell us why having an A-student mentality can hinder new investors (and make them a target for gurus), and why you don’t need to know every step in order to just get started.

You’ll learn why Robert is about to make his 137th trip to Belize, why he and Russell stopped investing in Mexico and Australia, and why you should design your own personal investment philosophy, too.

If you’re a big-picture thinker interested in using the tax code to your advantage and staying on top of market cycles, this show will blow your mind. Listen here or on your favorite podcast app, rate and review us, and subscribe so you won’t miss the next one!

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BiggerPockets Podcast 336: $900 to $4.5MM Net Worth by 34 with Robert Jones

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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BiggerPockets Podcast 335: 70+ Units Per Year and How Exactly to Make a Lowball Offer with Ryan Dossey

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.

Download this one today!

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