Mark Carmona Reveals How He Flipped 17 Houses

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Mark Carmona Reveals How He Flipped 17 Houses

Mark Carmona spent 27 years working in the non-profit sector. Then… he decided to get involved in real estate investing. Within 1.5 years of working with us here at Strategic Real Estate Coach Mark generated SEVENTEEN high-profit flips! In the latest edition of Strategic Real Estate Coach radio, we sat down with Mark… to dive into…  Continue Reading

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Investing in Real Estate Tax Free Using IRA’s

I sat down with my friend Greg Herlean who exposes a LEGAL loophole for generating high profit real estate investing deals WITHOUT paying taxes on them. VERY few investors understand that this is possible, and that’s a huge shame because this one simple tweak allows you instantly add an extra 30-50% or MORE to your…  Continue Reading

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Massive Passive Cash Flow from AIRBNB

By now everyone knows about AIRBNB, but is there a way that we as real estate investors can monetize it? Well, there is now. In the latest edition of Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio, I sat down with Brian Page, creator of the AIRBNB Formula, and interviewed him on his unique method and got him…  Continue Reading

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Multiple Levels of Seller Motivation

Believe it or not, there are multiple levels of motivated sellers. In other words, there are sellers who are more motivated to sell investment properties than others. Which also means there are other levels of sellers who aren’t as motivated, but are you hitting up all of them with your marketing? I set up a…  Continue Reading

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How to Leverage Big Data to Find Real Estate Deals

  Analytics and data are everywhere now, so obviously us real estate investors want to try to use it to our advantage, right? In comes Attom Data Solutions, one of the nations leading providers of real estate data and intelligence on real estate trends, an awesome resource for real estate investors and entrepreneurs. I’ve been…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Assisted Living Facilities with Gene Guarino

Gene Guarino is on the line with Kyle Garifo this week discussing the untapped market of Assisted Living communities. Gene is the Founder and CEO of the Residential Assisted Living Academy. The Academy can train you to own and operate an Assisted Living facility of your own. In this episode, you will learn: The concept of residential…  Continue Reading

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3 Characteristics of Elite Entrepreneurs with Josh Cantwell and Kevin O’Leary

As you might have heard, the Flip & Fund Summit 6 in Dallas, Texas is coming up October 14-16. I’m really proud of the lineup we have for this event – from our keynote speakers (Kevin O’Leary from ABC’s Shark Tank and Daren Blomquist, VP of RealtyTrac) to our talented faculty, to having the newest, most…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: 3 Attributes of Elite Entrepreneurs with Kevin O’Leary

Josh Cantwell sits down with our Flip & Fund Summit 6 keynote speaker, Kevin O’Leary from ABC’s Shark Tank, to discuss what started his entrepreneurial journey and what motivates him in this exclusive episode of Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio. You’ll also learn: 3 attributes that elite entrepreneurs have that are common 100% of the…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: How to Acquire Houses for a Dollar with Teddy Slack

This week, Head Coach, Kyle Garifo, sits down with one of his very successful coaching students, Teddy Slack, to see what isn’t working, what is working, WHY it’s working and how he was able to once acquire a house for a buck. Teddy is currently a real estate investor AND working full-time running his environmental company in New…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: From Theatre Professor to Real Estate Investor with Kathryn Schimmel

SREC’s Head Coach, Kyle Garifo, talks to one of our high level coaching students, Kathryn Schimmel about how building her real estate investing business is going. Kathryn was previously a university theater professor decided to change professions and become a realtor in 2008, right around the big market crash. She then started investing in rentals…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: How to Retire at Age 35 with Tom Nardone

This week on Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio, Kyle Garifo interviews the “Millionaire Mailman” Tom Nardone. Tom is is a prolific entrepreneur and has founded four companies that each have more than $1,000,000 in annual revenue and allowed him to retire at the age of 35. Kyle and Tom discuss how Tom started his career as…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Escaping the 9-5 Grind

We get a lot of questions from people wondering how do you make the decision to get started in real estate investing, tune out the naysayers and break free from your 9-5 grind. Today, Kyle Garifo answers that for you. There are a lot of factors that go into a real estate investing business like marketing,…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Q and A with Kyle – Gauging the Amount of Work Your Rehab Needs

SREC’s head coach, Kyle Garifo, addresses some of the recent questions we’ve been receiving from our students and subscribers. He covers topics such as using silent investors, questions regarding interest when using funding through Freeland Lending, how to be taken seriously by listing agents when you’re a first time investor and gauging the amount of work a…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: From Hurricane Katrina to Investor of the Year with Michael Johnston

Kyle Garifo interviews SREC’s Investor of the Year, Michael Johnston on this episode of Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio. Michael currently resides in New Orleans, Louisiana and still works his full-time job as the Director of Programs at a rehab facility ON TOP of running his investing business. They discuss how Michael lived through Hurricane Katrina…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Local Firefighter Breaks Free with Real Estate Investing

Josh Cantwell sits down to chat with Maverick Mastermind, Mike Neill, to discuss his transition from being a full-time firefighter to getting in to real estate investing. Mike shares how using Strategic Real Estate Coach’s proven formula has worked every time and how having a one-on-one coach has really helped taken his business to the next level….  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Using Real Estate Investing as a Vehicle with Mike Cantrell

Kyle Garifo interviews Maverick Mastermind student, Mike Cantrell, about controlling your own destiny and being an entrepreneur his whole life. Mike tells Kyle about how the real estate investing business has allowed him to have a free lifestyle and create an opportunity to have guaranteed no market losses with potential double-digit returns. P.S. After you…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: How to Leave Corporate America to Get Into Real Estate with Jeff and Julia Kappel

Two of our Mastermind Coaching Students, Jeff and Julia Kappel talk to Kyle about how they both left their IT jobs in corporate America and got into real estate investing. They discuss the training went through, their strategies for finding properties that are not listed on the MLS and how they are growing their business….  Continue Reading

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4 Proven Ways to Still Get Good Real Estate Deals in Competitive Markets

  Those of us competing for real estate deals realize it is currently a seller’s market. With property inventory levels getting low, even in places in the Midwest, the competition lately seems even higher than we’re normally used to. Investors are traditionally a competitive bunch by nature. The ability to outmaneuver competitors while picking up…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: How to Find Good Contractors

Kyle Garifo covers an important topic that can really make or break your real estate career – how to find a good, reliable contractor. Having a bad one could hurt your entire business and you could lose money, investors or your reputation. He talks about what to look for in a good one, where to find…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: How to Maneuver Ultra Competitive Markets with Sean Katona

Sean Katona from Simplified Property joins Kyle today to discuss how to find properties in ultra competitive markets. Simplified Properties is a commercial and residential development company.  Sean started investing in 2009 and is currently redeveloping property across the western US – predominantly in Seattle and Southern California, two super competitive markets. P.S. – After you listen to this free…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Q & A with Kyle – When to Use a Virtual Assistant

On this episode of Q and A with Kyle, he will address questions regarding flipping houses in a state you do not reside in, when to hire a virtual assistant and if there’s a way to get around a one-year owner-occupant agreement. If you have a question you would like Kyle to answer on a…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: How to Invest in Apartment Buildings By Raising Private Money

Michael Blank joins Kyle Garifo today to discuss how he went from a full-time job using his computer science degree to opening a pizza shop, to deciding he was more interested in being an entrepreneur. He is now a succesful real estate investor who teaches how to raise private money, invest in apartment buildings and how to analyze your…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: 12 Step Money Magnet Process

Many people think getting funding for your real estate deals is hard – but Josh Cantwell is here to show you his 12 Step Money Magnet Process you can use to fund your flips and sell them QUICKLY. P.S. After you listen to this free podcast, we would really appreciate it if you could leave us a review….  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Q&A With Kyle – Saving Money on Your Rehabs

Q&A with Kyle is back with some great questions including how to do inexpensive, but quality work when rehabbing a property, why having a contractor’s account at Home Depot or Lowe’s is important, when to pass on a deal and if it’s hard to sell flipped houses to the FHA. If you have a question you want…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Think Of Your Real Estate Business Like A Funnel

Josh Cantwell discusses why you should think of your real estate investing business like a funnel and the 5 step process he uses to get the good deals to shake out the bottom of the funnel in this episode of Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio. P.S. After you listen to this free podcast, we would really appreciate…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Firefighter Retires After 30 Years and Becomes Success Real Estate Investor

We always get questions about how people go from their full-time jobs to becoming full-time real estate investors. In this episode, Head Coach of SREC, Kyle Garifo talks with Mike Neill, one of the original Strategic Real Estate Coach Mastermind members. Mike resides in Texas and previously worked for the fire department and retired after…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: 155 Ways to Meet Private Investors

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio, Josh Cantwell discusses 155 different people, places and referral sources to raise private money from. It starts from knowing who is in your sphere and where you can start to get referrals from. You can approach these people to have them buy a house from you,…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: How to Get the Most Out of the Flip and Fund Summit

Chris Seder, a former SREC student and now Accelerated Investor Head Coach, joins Kyle Garifo to discuss his real estate investing career and how to get the most out of attending the Flip & Fund Summit for the first time. P.S. After you listen to this free podcast, we would really appreciate it if you could leave…  Continue Reading

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4 Simple Steps to Profits in Tax Sale Overages

Today I want to talk to you about a topic not many people are too familiar with – tax foreclosures and a little known niche in the real estate industry called “overages.” When a property is in foreclosure, it’s usually there for one of two different reasons: The homeowner is not paying their mortgage and…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: 4 Simple Steps to Profits in Tax Sale Overages

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio, Josh Cantwell discusses tax foreclosures and a little known niche in the real estate industry called “overages.” The equity, or overages, are due to the former owners of these tax foreclosed homes, but they don’t know they are owed the equity, so the government is keeping…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Q & A with Kyle – Funding, Commissions & Branding

Strategic Real Estate Coach Radio: Q & A with Kyle – Funding, Commissions & Branding

Today, SREC’s Head Coach, Kyle Garifo, answers some of the questions we have received through our social media and from our customer service team. He answers questions about earnest money, if we will invest in students who are buying apartment complexes and multifamily homes, wholesale deal commissions and creating a brand for your business. Tune…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: 10 Big Mistakes That Kill Real Estate Profits

Join Josh Cantwell and Kyle Garifo as they sit down to reflect on their real estate investing careers and discuss the 10 BIG mistakes that investors make that kill real estate profits. Take a look into their world and the challenges they face on a daily basis and things they have to avoid to make sure…  Continue Reading

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Here’s How Attend the Flip & Fund Summit 5 for FREE

WHY ATTEND THE FLIP & FUND SUMMIT 5? I recently sat down with SREC’s Head Coach, Kyle Garifo, to talk about experiences we’ve had with attending real estate live events and other training programs. Looking back on it, I think in the year 2005 alone, I must have spent about $100,000 just traveling and attending…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: SREC Classic: Former Clinical Therapist Does Deal, Makes $94,000 Using SREC Investing Systems!

Today, we’re throwing it back and giving you a SREC Classic – a former Clinical Therapist does deal and makes $94,000 in profit using SREC investing systems. Who is this former Clinical Therapist we are talking about? SREC’s new Head Coach and frequent podcast host, Kyle Garifo!  P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast,…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Do Your Best and Outsource the Rest

SREC’s Head Coach Kyle Garifo interviews one of our Mastermind Members, DK Kim. DK is an attorney and successful real estate investor in Orlando, Florida. DK shares his career path, the bread and butter to his business – HUD homes and how he works exclusively with local wholesalers. DK will be presenting at our Flip…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Q&A With Kyle

SREC’s Head Coach Kyle Garifo answers questions from students we have received through our customer service team and on our social media channels such as how do I find good deals, how do I partner with other students, how do I structure my 506B’s and current market trends. P.S. After you tune in to this free…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Introducing Kyle Garifo, From Student to Head Coach

Josh introduces Kyle Garifo, a former student who has recently been named a faculty member and Head Coach of Strategic Real Estate Coach. He went from being a brand new real estate investor to flipping over 250 houses, raising over $15 million dollars and building his sucessful business. Kyle will be a regular contributor to…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Why Attend the Flip & Fund Summit 5?

This week, Josh chats with SREC Head Coach and former student, Kyle Garifo, about real estate events they have attended when beginning their career, what sets the Flip & Fund Summit 5 apart from those and why you should attend. P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast, we would really appreciate it if you could…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: The Art of Rebuilding

This week, Josh chats with SREC student and Hurricane Katrina survivor, Michael Johnston about how he was able to rebuild his life after the devastation of Katrina through real estate investing and proper education. P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast, we would really appreciate it if you could leave us a review. It’ll only…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: How to Be a Successful and Confident Self-Directed Private Investor

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh discusses his strategies for how to be a successful and confident self-directed private investor. This is a brand new training Josh created for students who have some extra money in their Self-Directed IRA account and don’t know what to do with it. P.S. After you…  Continue Reading

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Free Virtual Real Estate Investing Resource

Free Virtual Real Estate Investing Resource

Don’t Have Access to the MLS? Here’s Your Solution… As a real estate investor, you probably know that the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is where real estate agents list all their inventory. You can find great real estate investments on the MLS. Realtors can also manually pull lists of real estate investment properties for you…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: How to Bid on Properties Using Auction.com

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh discusses another one of his 55 Simple & Powerful Strategies to find Killer Real Estate Investments, Auction.com. You will learn how to use this online method and see how to bid on properties using their live auctions. P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast,…  Continue Reading

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Secret Weapons in Real Estate Investing

Secret Weapons in Real Estate Investing

The Automated Offer Formula When you find a property that you are considering purchasing as an investment property, are you often stuck on what number you should offer the seller? Are you interested in learning a foolproof formula that works EVERY time to give you the price you should offer on a potential property? I…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Finding Off-Market & Vacant Properties

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh Cantwell chats with his friend, colleague and fellow real estate educator, Chris Seder. Chris works for his family office that owns over 130 rental properties in Billings, Montana and is a virtual investor in four large markets. Josh and Chris discuss how to find off-market, vacant properties….  Continue Reading

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The System Never Changes

The System Never Changes

  Flip & Fund Summit is LIVE in Dallas, Texas Right now, we are live in Dallas, Texas at our Flip & Fund Summit. It’s been AWESOME so far – we have a great group of real estate investors who are eager to learn and share their experiences. Tonight, for our keynote speaker presentation, I…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: Transitioning From Single Family Homes to Commercial Properties

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh Cantwell talks with Joe Fairless about transitioning from flipping single family homes to commercial properties and getting funding for your deals. Joe is a real estate investor and has his own podcast, Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever. P.S. After you tune in to this free…  Continue Reading

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Never Have to Ask “How Do I Find Good Deals?” Again

Never Have to Ask “How Do I Find Good Deals?” Again

The Direct Deal Formula This week I had the privilege of sitting down Jason Lucchesi, a former student of mine and founder of a real estate investing training and coaching company called Global Fortune Solutions that he’s been running since 2008. Jason has since flipped hundreds of properties using what he calls his “Direct Deal…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: The Direct Deal Formula

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh Cantwell chats with a former student of his, Jason Lucchesi who is now the founder of a real estate investing training and coaching company called Global Fortune Solutions.  Jason walks Josh through his Direct Deal Formula and how he’s focusing on purchasing off-market, distressed properties…  Continue Reading

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Are You Still Sitting on the Fence?

Are You Still Sitting on the Fence?

It’s Time to Pull the Trigger If you’ve been on the fence about whether or not to attend our exclusive live event, the Flip & Fund Summit taking place in Dallas, Texas in just two short weeks – now’s the time to make the decision! Is the cost an issue? Or timing? Whatever it is…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: How To Calculate Private Investor Returns

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh Cantwell walks you through how to calculate private investor returns using a case study of his, 1300 Idlewood Dr. in Lakewood, Ohio.  P.S. After you tune in to this free podcast, we would really appreciate it if you could leave us a review. It’ll only take you…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio is New & Noteworthy

Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio is New & Noteworthy

Our podcast, Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, has been making waves on iTunes lately! We were ranked at #8 under the “Investing” category – which is HUGE considering there are thousands of other investing podcasts! We are also featured right on the front page iTunes under the New & Noteworthy section! I want to give…  Continue Reading

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