Wholesaling in major cities can be strenuous. Because properties are crazy expensive and there’s a lot of competition, Trevor Cotta knew that it would be more challenging to wholesale real estate in the Bay Area where he lives. So he started collaborating with Virtual Investing Mastery coach Lauren Hardy, and as a result, he has had numerous successes wholesaling in “hybrid” areas.
In this episode, Trevor talks about his initials concerns as a newcomer to wholesaling. He also shares his 3 keys to success which are finding the right JV partner, tracking metrics, and commitment.
If you’re new to wholesaling and interested in scaling your investment portfolio, tune in to find out more.
In today’s episode, Brent Bowers is joined by his very first Land Shark student, Tommy Robinson. Tommy is a wholesaler whose real estate journey began with him doing flips, but his first deal was a land deal. Fast forward to the present—he now has multiple offers in his pipeline, including a massive $3,500 11-acre deal in the Midwest.
They discuss the perks and duds when dealing with land properties and the channels Thomas uses to generate deals. Thomas also dives into his experience with unbuildable land and how he salvaged a problematic deal to make a profit.
Anyone can wholesale real estate!
Take it from Dustin Ring. He comes from humble beginnings, lives in a rural area, and works a 9-5 IT job. His first 3 deals fell through, but he was able to close 11 deals in a month—one of which is an $80,000 turnkey house that he’s moving into!
In this episode, Dustin will share how he got into wholesaling real estate and the marketing channels he utilizes to get most of his deals. He will also give a quick breakdown of his $15,000 mega deal, offering advice for people who are just starting out or are afraid of getting into this business.
The ability to make sound judgments is an important asset to have when running a business because making decisions is one thing entrepreneurs and leaders do more than anything else. Individuals—even organizations—have failed or gotten into trouble because of bad decisions, so what can you do to avoid being in the same situation?
In this episode, Chris Arnold will walk us through his methodology for making decisions, sharing tips that he picked up from books he has read on the topic. He will explain why some decisions are agonizing to make and what you can do about it.
If you’re looking for a systematic way to process your thoughts and make better decisions as a leader, then this is the episode for you!
It might take time and effort to find success in real estate, but the beauty of it is that you cannot fail. One thing that always helps entrepreneurs achieve sustainable and long-term success is keeping a disciplined and defined schedule. Having a schedule will help you focus on what you need to accomplish each day.
In this brief episode, Brent Daniels emphasizes the importance of making time for certain tasks to avoid mediocre outcomes. He also puts you in the right mindset so that you can build a strong work ethic and achieve your goals.
Myles Berrio is a published author, a renowned photographer, and a real estate investor. In about 7 months into the business, he was able to generate a $100k deal!
Unfortunately, a drunk driving accident resulted into major injuries that eventually led to the amputation of his leg.
Wholesaling is the ultimate side hustle, and in this special episode, Myles talks about building relationships to generate deals. He recounts the tragedy that he experienced while driving for dollars and shares how he rose above certain challenges, changing the trajectory of his life.
Finding the right people to do business with is a crucial step when it comes to investing in properties. Hence, having a good relationship with a title agent or a title company is important. Titles are essential because it ensures your right to own and sell a property at any given moment. So if you’re just starting out or interested in the topic, then you’re in luck!
In this episode, Aedis Title managing attorney Ben Schaefer gives us the 101 on title companies. He shares tips on finding investor-friendly companies and explains their role in closing business transactions.
One way to financial freedom is through buying discounted properties and then selling them for an incredible price. But there’s more to doing real estate than that. To be successful in the business, you need a blueprint, a guide to developing how you approach the business—physically and mentally—so that you are prepared for any scenario.
Fortunately, in today’s episode, Brent “Mr. TTP” Daniels will discuss the 10 things you need to know when looking for an effective coach. He will also talk about the value of having a coach when you’re starting a wholesaling business.
Paul Lizell has been investing in real estate for 2 decades and has done deals in 44 out of 50 states. In this episode, he introduces an unconventional marketing strategy that has been his bread and butter—online auctions.
This method has produced 50 to 70 properties per year, and he only needs 5 to 10 hours of work per week. Paul walks us through his process and presents the benefits of copying his strategy.
So if you’re looking to expand your niche and explore a different—but effective!—marketing channel, then this episode is for you.
Most traditional brokerage companies have a minimum standard, commission-wise, because of the multiple dispersion of equity prices. On the other hand, there are many properties that have been abandoned and left vacant.
According to statistics, unpaid property taxes rack up to $14 billion a year because of these properties. This is where wholesalers come to the rescue—they relieve sellers of distressed properties and turn them into livable places. Plus, it helps the community to cover a fraction of those property taxes.
In this episode, Brent Daniel enthusiastically explains why wholesaling is ethical and how it helps the economic forces in a community.
Lauren Hardy has been buying and selling in real estate for 10 years, including house flipping, cash buying, and direct-to-seller marketing. With her experience, Lauren is a source of information!
In this episode, she will highlight the benefits of being a cash buyer, the obligation that comes from the lender’s money, and negotiation tactics to cut out the disadvantages you will receive from the property owner.
Anthony Niro began his real estate career at the age of 19. Despite the numerous setbacks he has had along the way, he was able to close a $23,000 deal within three and a half months, and he now has a real estate investment company.
In this episode, Anthony reveals his personal struggles as well as how he achieved financial freedom through tenacity and hard work. This episode is brimming with motivation and guidance, so if you’re looking for a sign to get started on your real estate journey, then this episode is for you!
Mark Schinzel has a full-time job and does real estate on the side. Even so, he’s been able to build a very significant cash buyers list that contributes to the increase of his net profit.
How? Through different strategies—from negotiating prospects to utilizing real estate Facebook groups and associating with joint venture (JV) partners. Mark covers it all and breaks down his 2 massive deals, so if you’re interested, tune in to find out more!
Teams, not individuals, change the world. Ensure that your teammates are in customized roles that align with their talent, and have a deep understanding of each other’s personalities in order to maximize workplace productivity.
In the final episode of the 3-part team-building series, Chris Arnold and his team members discuss all the personal and vulnerable stories that made their relationship stronger. They also talk about what makes Chris such an effective leader and how those qualities have helped their business last for a decade.
There are some things you need to consider when you’re expanding your wholesaling business to other markets.
In this short but impactful episode, Brent “Mr. TTP” Daniels shares some guidelines to effectively sort out locations so that you can get better deals and find success. He also gives a quick run-through of ways to entice distressed property owners into selling.
Wholesaling in major metros can be alluring because there are a lot of buyers and the price range of properties is high. However, there’s a significant setback: finding deals in these locations can be next to impossible. If you’re looking for the perfect wholesaling market, then this episode is for you.
In today’s episode, our very own Virtual Investing Mastery (VIM) coach Lauren Hardy is joined by her friend and mentor, Tag Thompson. He talks about his serial entrepreneur background, his shortcomings in the wholesaling business, and the knowledge he acquired from that. He also shares his strategy for finding the right market.
Wholesaling houses can be an excellent opportunity to increase your profit margin—but let’s be honest. Nobody wants to deal with stressful homeowners, tenants, or hoarder houses that smell everyday. So if you’re interested in expanding your niche, you’re in luck.
Rhino Tribe member Michael Ireland Castonon joins the podcast today. He used to sell medical devices, but now, he wholesales real estate full-time. He closed his first deal in 30 days, and his biggest land deal to date gave him $41,000 in 2 months on an $8,000 purchase.
You’ll learn more about Michael and his land investing journey in this episode so don’t miss it!
We’ve all had some setbacks, but something in us continues to feed the fire to keep moving forward.
At the age of 18, Jesse Davis of Tyler, Texas got sentenced to 2 years in jail for 4 different charges. But because he wanted to get his life together, he worked hard and educated himself. Now, he’s a nurse and a successful real estate entrepreneur who has countless deals on his radar.
In this episode, Jesse walks us through the ups and downs of his journey and how he got into wholesaling. He also talks about his motivations, his schedule, and gives us a quick breakdown of his 2 biggest deals.
It’s arguable, but if you have a real estate business, having the right team will be (or should be) your most important asset. A weak support system will only slow down business.
This is part 2 of the team-building series. And in this episode, Chris Arnold and his team look back on a time when he decided to lean on his team through a vulnerable situation. They discuss how that action led to mutual trust in the business.
Dealing with prospective callers can be unnerving. Fortunately, Brent “Mr. TTP” Daniels has strategies so that you can confidently control conversations with sellers and get consistent results.
In today’s episode, Brent weighs in on a call by one of his TTP students, Natalie, who was able to score a $200,000 wholesale deal—within 4 minutes! He points out not only the things she did right but also the parts where she could have done better, reviewing the 4 pillars for pre-qualifying every investment.
Tune in for an example of a quality conversation with a distressed homeowner, and learn to make better cold calls!
One way to increase your profit and maximize your wholesale fee is to build a massive buyer’s list. Interested? Then this is the episode for you!
In this short but very informative episode, our very own Lauren Hardy of Virtual Investing Mastery reveals her favorite strategies to update her buyer’s list. Building that list has been one of the keys to her business’ success.
Tune in for effective ways to establish your own buyer’s list.
Some investors get intimidated by real estate agents. However, in an industry that has a great potential for high returns, an affiliation between the two is necessary to generate deals with massive profits!
In this episode, REI Revive’s Chris Craddock talks with his friend, John Smith, who is a high-level-thinking real estate agent. Together, they analyze the best practices so that investors and real estate agents can work together. John also shares his perspective on how to effectively deal with sellers and his criteria for the perfect business partner.
Covid-19 has taken a toll on all of us. Many businesses have shut down and workers were laid off. But Scott Perry saw an opportunity and turned the situation to his advantage. This former military pilot has closed 30 deals from flips and wholesaling. Now, he owns a real estate company—The Indy Solutions—and produces quality real estate content on his Youtube channel.
In this episode, Scott shares a quick run-through of the strategies he used to close more deals outside of Indianapolis. He also gives the lowdowns of dealing with homeowners, and how people can utilize cold calling and Facebook ads to increase leads.
Having the right team of people in your real estate business is a huge factor in achieving success—especially if you work virtually.
This is part 1 of a 3-part series on team building. And in this episode, Chris Arnold sits down with 4 members of his team to discuss the experiences they’ve had. They also talk about the bond they’ve developed and how that saw their remote business through a decade of tragedies and massive wins.
Tune in to know how Chris and his team have lasted this long.
Some states require wholesalers to be licensed because of “bad actors” who overpromise but underdeliver, people who unethically lock up properties at prices they could not afford. But you should also know that these things still happen even with licensing.
In this episode, Brent Daniels gives a rundown of what you need to know about wholesaling whether you have a real estate license or not. He outlines the steps to take if you are wholesaling for the first time, and he explains the benefits of having a license ready.