Mobile Home Parks can be one of the most profitable business models around, but learning to scale without losing all your time can be tough. That’s the story on today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, where we sit down with Jefferson Lilly to talk about how he’s acquired 2,600+ “pads” in the past few years and the lessons he’s learned in scaling. We also discuss the ins and outs of raising private money through a “fund,” which will both fascinate and educate you, so don’t miss a moment of it. Whether you want to buy mobile home parks or not, this is one show where the lessons will stick with you for life!
BiggerPockets Podcast 261: 16 Tips for Selling Properties Faster and for More Money with Mindy Jensen
Here on the BiggerPockets Podcast, we spend a lot of time talking about buying properties—but what about needing to sell them? How does someone get top dollar and get their home sold quickly? Well, today on the podcast, we’re excited to dive deep into this topic with Mindy Jensen, the Community Manager at BiggerPockets and author of the newest book from BiggerPockets, How to Sell Your Home. You might know some of these tips—but others might just blow your mind (and make you thousands next time you sell a property), so grab a pencil and paper and get ready to take some notes!
BiggerPockets Podcast 260: The Ultimate Guide to Negotiating (for the Negotiation-Averse) With Former FBI Hostage Negotiator Chris Voss
Bank robbers. Terrorists. Motivated sellers. No matter who you’re dealing with, negotiation is vital. As a real estate investor, the question is not ifyou’ll negotiate but how well will you negotiate—and after this episode, you’ll never negotiate the same again. Today, we’re excited to sit down with Chris Voss, former head of the FBI’s Hostage Negotiation Team and author of Never Split the Difference, to learn the stories, strategies, and tactics gleaned from decades of negotiating with the world’s most dangerous criminals. Then, we delve into how these lessons can help you in your own business and life. This show is a ton of fun and full of actionable tips that will instantly make you a better negotiator—whether sparring with your child, a buyer or seller, or a terrorist holding your family for ransom!
One of the most impactful moments for most real estate investors is meeting a “mentor,” someone older and wiser who can share with them the lessons they’ve learned. That’s exactly what today’s episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast is! Mike Anderson has invested in real estate for over 60 years, doing everything from buying 200 houses per month to owning a mortgage business to storage units and more. On today’s show, he dives into his story and the lessons he’s learned over the past half-century and offers insight and wisdom that newer investors need to hear. This conversation is fun, fast-paced, and filled with knowledge, so hang on for a wild ride!
Massive goals encourage massive action—and a massive plan to get there. That’s the truth behind today’s episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast, where we sit down with Gabe DaSilva, a New Jersey real estate investor who specializes in a unique niche of house flipping: “add-a-level” or “pop tops.” You’ll hear how Gabe shoots for a six-figure payday on each flip and how you can incorporate this strategy in your own business. Be ready to take some notes—this is an action-packed show!
BiggerPockets Podcast 257: “But My Market is Too Expensive!” (How to Become a Long-Distance Real Estate Investor) with David Greene
Investing outside of your local market can strike fear into the hearts of even the most savvy real estate investor. But long-distance investing doesn’t need to be extra risky! In fact, today’s guest argues that it might just be the most profitable investing you’ll ever do. Today’s guest, David Greene, a San Francisco real estate investor and agent, shares his incredible process for finding, rehabbing, and managing properties from thousands of miles away. His approach to building a “Core Four” is nothing short of genius and will transform how you run your real estate business, whether you are buying next door or 49 states away. This is one show that could change your real estate strategy forever!
BiggerPockets Podcast 256: The Surprising (Scientific) Truth Behind What Makes You Successful with Eric Barker
Why do some people achieve incredible success while most others struggle? Why do some reach their goals while others give up within days of setting them? Why do some people make WAY more money at work while others are stuck in the mailroom for 40 years? Those topics, among many others, are the focus of today’s episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast, where we sit down with Eric Barker, author of the WSJ bestseller Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong. Eric spends his life exploring the science and psychology behind what actually makes an individual successful, and today we explore those often-surprising truths as they relate to real estate, business, and all areas of life!
BiggerPockets Podcast 255: Six-Figure Real Estate Investing in Just 20 Hours a Week with Elliot Smith
How many hours per week does it take to be a successful real estate investor? The answer on today’s episode might surprise you. Today we’re sitting down with Elliot Smith, a real estate investor from Washington State who has an incredible story to tell about how he went from 70+ hour per week worker to “full-time” real estate investor who only works part-time. Elliot has an incredible outlook on life and business that’s contagious, so warning—you won’t leave this interview the same person. You’ll also learn how Elliot and his wife made over $100,000 their first year in real estate and the amazing tale of how they made over $100,000 in a single month. This show is as inspirational as it is educational (and filled with more than a few laughs!) so get ready to have your world rocked.
BiggerPockets Podcast 254: Tim Ferriss on Real Estate, Becoming a Top Performer and His Tribe of Mentors
Today’s guest needs no introduction, but this would look funny without one, so here we go! Today on The BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with Tim Ferriss, author of #1 New York Times Bestseller The Four Hour Work Week and his newest title, Tribe of Mentors and dive DEEP into the patterns that make high achievers accomplish so much. This show is unlike any other episode of our podcast, and we can’t guarantee you’ll be the same person when you finish. You’ll also discover Tim’s unique approach to real estate investing, as well as the books, apps, and routines that has made Tim one of the most influential thought leaders in our world today.
BiggerPockets Podcast 253: Recession-Resistant Investing & the Benefits of Buying Shopping Centers with David Puchi
Most of the guests here on the BiggerPockets Podcast have focused on residential properties—but there is a whole different world to explore in the commercial real estate space. That’s why we’re thrilled to bring you this powerful interview with an investor who’s truly crushing the commercial real estate industry! Our guest today is David Puchi, an investor who owns more than 50 neighborhood shopping centers (“strip malls”) throughout the United States. David tells how he built this massive portfolio and why he believes it is one of the best real estate niches to be a part of. This show will open your eyes to an exciting world you never knew existed.