Private Lending for Profit: Part 1

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Private Lending for Profit: Part 1

Insurance adjuster by day, real estate private lender by night (well, and weekends too). This describes Keith Baker’s professional life, in a nutshell. The Houston-based private lender also hosts The Private Lender Podcast. But he didn’t always have a career in real estate. As Keith explains to Josh in this podcast, his background is in…  Continue Reading

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Structuring Creative Real Estate Deals to Boost Your Profits

When it comes to structuring creative real estate deals, Sean Flanagan is a verified pro. With more than 20 years of real estate investing experience in several competitive markets across the nation, he’s covered all the bases – from wholesaling to fix and flips, and everything in between. Sean is also an expert marketer who…  Continue Reading

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From Firefighter to REI & Entrepreneur Coach: Colby Amerine’s Story – Part 2

As an experienced and renowned sales coach for real estate investors and entrepreneurs, Colby Amerine has worked with clients from all walks of life – and at various points in their business paths. Colby, a firefighter-turned-investor-turned-coach, has interacted with many real estate investors over the years. During that time, he began to notice patterns in…  Continue Reading

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From Firefighter to REI & Entrepreneur Coach: Colby Amerine’s Story

Colby Amerine’s professional path is anything but typical. As a firefighter and paramedic who was 10 years into his career when he experienced a serious physical injury, he never expected to be facing such a pivotal and life-changing decision. Knowing he needed to pursue a new path, Colby began to immerse himself in real estate…  Continue Reading

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Top Tips for Becoming High-Performing Entrepreneur

Real estate investors are some of the most successful entrepreneurs around the world. In fact, 90% of millionaires have created at least a portion of their wealth through real estate investments. Talk about the entrepreneurial spirit! As the founder of multiple 8- and 9-figure businesses, Vinnie Fisher knows a thing or two about becoming a…  Continue Reading

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Finding a Lender for Your Commercial Real Estate Investments Just Got Easier

When it comes to real estate investing, commercial projects are an entirely different beast. But the good news is this: many residential real estate investors have made the successful leap to commercial investing – which can be a very profitable venture, if done correctly. Whether or not you’ve considered dabbling in commercial real estate investing,…  Continue Reading

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Building Your Team & Making the Switch from Operator to Owner

Known as “The Flip King,” real estate investor Joe Evangelisti has done over 1,000 property deals and flips $10 million+ in real estate every year. It’s safe to say he’s pretty much an expert in the areas of flipping properties and wholesaling. But—get this—Joe only spends about 5-10 hours a week working for his company…  Continue Reading

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How Video & Digital Marketing Can Make Your REI Profits Skyrocket

In this day and age, digital marketing has become an essential component of every successful company. As a real estate investor, you have the power to build a profitable business for yourself with the help of digital and video marketing. If you want the best results, it can be highly beneficial to consult an online…  Continue Reading

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Mastering Multi-Family Property Investing

Investing in multi-family, value-add apartments is not for the faint of heart—but it can be an extremely profitable niche of this industry. Case in point: Real estate investor Jason Yarusi of New Jersey, who owns 400+ units, has had amazing success in the multi-family investing business. In this podcast, Jason shares how he first got…  Continue Reading

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The Ins and Outs of Seller Financing & Lease Option Investing

John Jackson knows a thing or two about seller financing and lease option (rent to own) closings. After all, he’s done more than 600 of these types of deals. He’s even fondly known as the “Texas lease option guy” by real estate experts and homebuyers in his local market. So, why would a real estate…  Continue Reading

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Working with Bank Asset Managers to Find Pre-MLS Properties

Real estate investing is a competitive but highly profitable industry. To help you gain the competitive edge you need to score the best property deals in your area, you might consider working with an asset manager at your local bank. That’s exactly what Jason Luchessi does to find many of his deals. As a successful…  Continue Reading

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How Part-Time Real Estate Investing Can Fit Your Goals & Lifestyle

Bigger isn’t always better – even in the world of real estate investing. For some of us, part-time investing strikes the perfect balance between earning extra income and maintaining a relatively low-stress lifestyle. In fact, part-time investing is exactly what Brad Crow set out to do about three years ago. Based in the Indianapolis area,…  Continue Reading

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Wholesaling Success Story: 6 Months, 20+ Property Deals & a Half Million in Profit

Cheryl Sturt isn’t your typical real estate investor. She got into the business just a few years ago and has already seen a huge amount of success—thanks, only in part, to her hot pink bandit signs. But it’s not just Cheryl’s pink marketing pieces or even her feminine name (which stands out in a sea…  Continue Reading

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From 1 Team Member to 100: A Successful REI Business Story

If Joe Greaves’ story teaches you anything, it should be this: it’s never too late to build a successful real estate investing business. Plus, with the right motivation, you can do it quickly. Not too long ago, Joe quit his job of 35+ years in commercial construction management to pursue real estate investing full-time—and he…  Continue Reading

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Market Myths & Truths: Insight from REI Extraordinaire, Dr. Peter Linneman

One of the smartest things that real estate investors can do to stay on top of the industry, is educate themselves about the markets and economy. Fortunately, even if numbers aren’t your strength, Dr. Peter Linneman has a great deal of insight to offer. Peter has founded several real estate investing companies throughout his career,…  Continue Reading

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Former “Shark Tank” Star Shares His Secrets for Entrepreneurial Success

When it comes to building successful businesses, Kevin Harrington knows a thing or two. As one of the original sharks on “Shark Tank,” Kevin has spent most of his career focusing on entrepreneurial enterprises. In fact, his businesses have done a combined $5 billion in worldwide sales—not too shabby. In this podcast, Kevin shares how…  Continue Reading

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Mailbox Money: Generating Passive Income That You’ll Enjoy Well into Retirement

As a real estate investor, the #1 thing you can do to set yourself up for long-term success is to build a steady source of passive income that will benefit you for many, MANY years to come. Michael (Mike) Neill of Texas did just that. After a successful career that included 30+ years of service…  Continue Reading

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Creating an Actionable Plan for your REI Biz

It doesn’t take much effort to come up with definable goals—but it DOES take time to develop an actionable plan that will allow you to achieve those goals. As a real estate investor, a step-by-step plan will be 100% necessary to the success of your business. Luckily, you’ve got people like Chris Seder on your…  Continue Reading

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Grow Your REI Business, Build a Better Life!

On the surface, real estate investing seems to be about making money. But, look a little deeper and you’ll find most real estate investors are simply seeking the financial security and flexibility that will allow them to spend more time with their family and friends. This was the case with DK Kim, a Strategic Real…  Continue Reading

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Effective Coaching: What You Need to Build an Evergreen REI Business

Of all the successful, thriving real estate investors you can think of, how many of those individuals do you think reached their goals without any help from anyone… whatsoever? Probably NONE, right? The truth is: even the smartest, savviest, most motivated real estate investors all need some inspiration, guidance, and advice from others – especially…  Continue Reading

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Smart Investing: Determining Risk & Exit Strategies

Some of the most successful real estate investors typically have one thing in common: they understand how to assess risk accurately, and they make sure to purchase properties that have multiple exit strategies. Mike Johnston is one of those guys. As the 2016 Strategic Real Estate Coaching (SREC) Investor of the Year, Mike has accomplished…  Continue Reading

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Value-Add Apartment Investing: A Success Story

The idea of investing in multi-family units or apartment complexes can seem intimidating to many real estate investors – particularly those who are just beginning to build their business. But, as Tim Bratz explains, it can actually be a very feasible, “do-able,” and profitable option. Tim has 10 years of real estate investing experience, and…  Continue Reading

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From Zero Deals to $450K Profit in 6 months: You Could be Next!

If you’re brand new to real estate investing—or even if you’ve got plenty of deals under your belt—it can be highly motivating to hear stories of success from other investors just like you. For instance, Eduardo Lopez, our 2018 Strategic Real Estate Coach (SREC) Investor of the Year, was just a regular Joe, doing the…  Continue Reading

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Wholesaling: Quick Deals for Cash

Wholesaling can be an extremely profitable niche of the real estate investing industry – and, it’s often one of the fastest ways to earn the cash you need to continue building your business and income. In this expert interview, Josh is joined by Joe Nemeth of Lorain County Homebuyers, LLC. During the time that they’ve…  Continue Reading

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Deal Acquisitions & Finding Hyper-Buyers: Expert Strategies to Make Your Business Boom

In this expert interview podcast, I chat with REI and wholesaling experts Ben Sherman and RJ Nusz, who offer their must-hear advice on property acquisitions and building an extensive hyper-buyer list (that is, buyers who will purchase multiple properties from you every year). Ben, who served in active duty for the U.S. Air force for…  Continue Reading

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Finding Meaning & Financial Freedom with Your REI Business – We Show You How

If positive cash flow is your ultimate goal as a real estate investor, then be sure to check out this expert interview with Jim Thomas, a “tell it like it is,” successful investor based in New Jersey. Jim formerly worked in the railroad industry, where he put in long hours and sacrificed time spent with…  Continue Reading

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The Vision of an Entrepreneur with Kevin Harrington

A few months ago, I had the awesome opportunity to speak with none other than Kevin Harrington, one of the original Shark Tank judges, inventor of the infomercial and the As Seen on TV pioneer. We talked about the awesome opportunities we both see in real estate investing, what he looks for when providing funding,…  Continue Reading

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How to Acquire a 0% Interest Line of Credit for Your Real Estate Investments

Did you know: Right now, regular investors are getting 50K, 100K, even up to 250K… to build their real estate businesses with? I’m talking about legitimate, unsecured, 0% interest lines of BUSINESS credit YOU can use to close deals fast! This is a safe, practical, EASY way to acquire capital for your real estate deals……  Continue Reading

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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 9 in Dallas, Texas is coming up April 13-15th . I’m really proud of the lineup we have for this event – from our keynote speakers (Dr. Peter Linneman, former professor at Wharton School of Business and Kevin Harrington, creator of “As Seen on TV”) to…  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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