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Get Started in Commercial Real Estate Investing

Get Started in Commercial Real Estate Investing

How to Get Started in Commercial Real Estate Investing Day 8 and Week 2  this week is about how to get started in Commercial Real Estate Investing.  The last time I ran this 30 day Commercial Real Estate Challenge- I noticed more interaction and questions. This week is where we get into the fun stuff.…

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How to Get Into Commercial Real Estate Investing

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Day 1. How to Get Into Commercial Real Estate Investing Creating Your Investment Plan – How to Start Commercial Real Estate Investing like the Wealthy I was recently at a mastermind/workshop in Orlando. It was hosted by a good friend, Ryan where he had assembled a group of predominantly residential real estate investors. They were…

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Three Lessons From Sam Zell (Ep 47)

Sam Zell is the founder and chairman of Equity Group Investments. He was ranked last year as the 379th richest person in the world with a fortune of $4.4 billion. I heard Mr. Zell on a recent podcast and couldn’t help but jot down some notes. I ended up with 8 pages that I’d like…

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My Apprearance On the Obscurity to Authority Podcast (Ep 42)

I recently appeared on Darren Cabral’s podcast, Obscurity to Authority, to introduce his audience to commercial real estate investment. It was a great conversation that I know you’ll enjoy. Here’s how he described my appearance on his show: In today’s episode, I sit down with Shane Melanson, a professional real estate investor in Calgary. Shane…

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Free Framework to Crush Your Goals in 2020 (Ep 41)

Happy New Year! It’s the time of year we reflect on hits and misses from 2019, as well as plan achievable goals for 2020. In today’s episode, I lay out where I succeeded and failed in 2019, and how I’m planning out 2020. I also pass along a free framework so you can plan your…

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Mark Willis On Creating Your Own Source of Financing (Ep 40)

Is there really a way you can finance your own real estate investments? Yes. You will learn how in this episode with my guest Mark Willis.  Why you’re working too much for your bank (2:30), How bank on yourself works (5:11), planning for the day when the income will stop, but the expenses don’t (10:00),…

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Taylor Hill and Michael Ware from Berkadia (Ep 39)

Today I’m talking to Taylor Hill and Michael Ware from Berkadia in Dallas, TX, to understand the world of commercial real estate through the eyes of a broker. Even though the audio is not ideal, it’s still important to hear their valuable lessons for new investors: Why it’s important to start small (5:00), why face…

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How to Invest Like Grant Cardone (Ep 37)

Today I breakdown the valuable lessons offered by some of the world’s top real estate investors. I have taken a deep dive into not only advice that has been offered during personal conversations, but lessons from investors that make their strategies very public, like Grant Cardone.  What do they all have in common?  Fundamentals.  So…

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Justin Smith, President of Hawkeye Wealth (Ep 35)

In episode 35 of the Investor’s Advantage Podcast, I sit down with Justin Smith, President of Hawkeye Wealth. Justin is a great guy that helps high net worth individuals invest in commercial real estate. Today you’ll learn: Justin’s 3 step process getting into an investment (:55), how Netflix and his wife motivated his path to…

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