The Investing Mindset: How Fear, Risk, and Purpose Can Change Your Life

Frank McKinney doesn’t see himself as a real estate developer. He calls himself a developer of ocean artistry; he builds beautiful homes on the ocean for the world’s ultra-rich. And because his target audience is so small, he has to get the word out about his work. It’s not about ego or glorifying himself; it’s…  Continue Reading

Invest Your Business Profits in Passive Real Estate

At the end of every bowl game or football season, they always interview the coach. And they want to know, “How did you make your winning season happen?”. I love it when the coach says things like, “My players are the most important part of the team.” Because that coach knows that it’s all about…  Continue Reading

Market Trends and Predictions for 2020

Once a quarter I like to check in with Daren Blomquist, the vice president of Market Economics at about the state of the real estate market. Moving beyond gut feelings and internet chat boards, Daren uses hard data his company collects to show us where the market’s been so that we can better predict…  Continue Reading

5 Habits of Elite Investors

5 Habits of Elite Investors As a coach for new investors, Mike Hambright’s seen some amazing real estate investors. He runs the Investor Fuel mastermind which takes investors to the next level by challenging them to work smarter. Mike says that elite investors share 5 habits that set them apart from intermediate investors. Are you…  Continue Reading

Strategies to Amplify Your Voice and Your Influence

Talk to More People in Less Time If you want to extend your influence and grow your business, you’ll have to stop with the one-on-one coffee meetings. You need to be able to reach more people on a larger stage. You’ll need to stretch outside of your comfort zone in order to leverage your influence,…  Continue Reading

Making the Move Into Multi-Family

Having a team in place is important for any real estate investor, but as you move into the bigger deals, you’ll need to beef up your team. My real estate attorney David Streeter from Demer and Marniella Law has seen some great deals end up falling apart because real estate investors who are trying to…  Continue Reading

Best Practices For Real Estate Syndication

First of all, you should take the security laws seriously. To stay on the right side of the law, there are some boxes you need to check off when you put together your real estate syndication. You can call it a joint venture. You can call it a profit sharing agreement. You can even just…  Continue Reading

Recruit, Hire, and Train Top Performers

Technology helps you build a company bigger and faster, but ultimately it’s people that make your company grow. CEOs need to think of themselves as the head talent recruiter whose goal is to build the best team for their company. They cannot abdicate this responsibility to HR because Human Resources doesn’t really know what you…  Continue Reading

The Pandemic’s Impact on Real Estate Prices

As states across the country start talking about opening up and going back to work, we can start assessing the damage done by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Q1 data shows that housing prices started off solid, but the market has definitely slowed down in the last few weeks as the shutdown has begun to impact…  Continue Reading

Courageous Leadership In a Time of Crisis

Many of you have reached out to me about how you can lead in this uncertain time when it feels like the news is a constant stream of negativity and doomsday advice. I’ve talked about and prepared for a recession in the housing market for a few years now, but some of you may not…  Continue Reading