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

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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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14 Ways to Find and Hire Qualified Contractors

I have been seeing a lot of questions lately from our members and subscribers about how to find good, qualified contractors. These are coming from students who are just starting out AND from students with experience who have just been burned by a bad contractor in the past. We know the profitability of any rehab…  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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4 Simple Ways to Automate Your Profit System

  Recently, I took a survey from some of our students to see what their top challenges are when it comes to real estate investing. For the beginners, we found out that finding great deals is their number one challenge, closely followed by getting the funding. For the more intermediate to advanced students we surveyed,…  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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7 Truths About Asset Based Lending

  The #1 challenge for real estate investor and entrepreneurs is FUNDING. How to get all the funding you need to acquire, re-position, stabilize, flip and/or rent distressed and discounted real estate properties. Truth is, there’s more funding and financing options in our real estate world today than at any other time in U.S. history….  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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12 Steps to Launch a Facebook Ad Campaign to Drive Buyers Leads

Some of you might be reading this post and thinking, “Facebook advertising? For real estate?” and not really see how it’s relevant to you and your career. That is understandable and I am here to explain. Think of your Facebook ad as a virtual bandit sign – one that you might place around your neighborhood…  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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7 Steps to Prep for a Fast Fix and Flip Real Estate Investment

Nothing sucks up money and eats into profits like a house sitting vacant so it’s an enormous mistake to buy a house and then have it sit for days, weeks, months before the repairs and work gets done. Trust me, I’ve made this mistake before and all of a sudden I’ve spent $1500 just on…  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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10 Must-Knows About Buying Real Estate Investment Properties at Auctions

If you’re interested in buying real estate as an investment, you should know the local MLS isn’t your only option. Real estate auctions are growing in popularity, especially for people looking for a bargain. Experienced investors often buy properties this way, but technology has simplified the process and has made it less intimidating to new…  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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Did you get the package I sent you in the mail?

Did you get the package I sent you in the mail?

  Just wanted to find out if you received the letter and FREE DVD I sent you a few days ago. Did the US Postal Service drop it in your mail box? The reason I ask is because the good ‘ol US Mail service… as you know… can be a bit sluggish at times. If you…  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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In 2016, Let’s Stop Chasing the Latest Fads

In 2016, Let’s Stop Chasing the Latest Fads

  I want to talk to you guys today about your real estate investing business. Where does your business stand? Are you just starting out and need some direction? Or, have you flipped a few homes, but need to systemize your business so you can consistently collect your profit checks without getting too involved with…  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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Do Real Estate Webinars or Live Workshops Achieve Faster Results

Do Real Estate Webinars or Live Workshops Achieve Faster Results

  What’s the difference between webinars versus live events? Does live events or webinar get better results? Do webinars or live workshops achieve faster implementation, action and execution? My Live Event Experience Back in 2003 when I started in my real estate investing career, webinars were not the primary method of consuming new real estate…  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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[New Training] Protecting Your Principal Part I

[New Training] Protecting Your Principal Part I

As some of you know, I have been getting a lot of questions from students lately about advice regarding becoming a private investor. I am starting to get a sense that we need to create and offer a training specifically for private investors, private lenders and self-directed IRA investors. I am working on creating a…  Continue Reading

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(Student Case Study) How to Create Standard Operating Procedures and Systems in Your Real Estate Business

(Student Case Study) How to Create Standard Operating Procedures and Systems in Your Real Estate Business

Work the System This past week, I was able to spend some time with one of our Master’s Elite Coaching Members and also an investor with Freeland, Phil Luther. He is a very experienced real estate investor with over 30 years experience a massive rental portfolio and who has been part of our high-end coaching…  Continue Reading

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The Key to Finding Good Deals on Off-Market Properties

The Key to Finding Good Deals on Off-Market Properties

What Exactly Does Off-Market Mean? Off-market properties are ones that you find that are NOT listed in the MLS database. These are typically harder to find and require hard work and marketing. BUT have no fear – I am here today to show you the secrets of finding these hidden gems. The Fundamentals If you…  Continue Reading

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The Easiest Way to Find Killer On-Market Property Deals

The Easiest Way to Find Killer On-Market Property Deals

What Does On-Market Mean? Step one as a real estate investor is usually the search for a good deal. Depending on your experience and what market you are located in, this can be pretty easy or pretty difficult. As you most likely know, the real estate marketing is HOT right now, proving it to be…  Continue Reading

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Property Launch Formula: Sell Your Property in Record Time

Property Launch Formula: Sell Your Property in Record Time

Have A Property That’s Ready to List? Here’s What to Do As a real estate investor, you have to overcome many obstacles in your career – you have to find and secure a property that’s worth investing in. After you find the property, you have to find a way to fund to get funding for…  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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[8 Steps] How to Become a Successful and Confident Self-Directed Private Investor

[8 Steps] How to Become a Successful and Confident Self-Directed Private Investor

Lately I’ve been noticing a trending question among my students – they have been telling me they have some extra cash on hand or in their self-directed IRA accounts and need some advice on what to do with it. This question really got the wheels turning in my brain and I decided to create a…  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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Let Me Help You Become a Confident Investor

Let Me Help You Become a Confident Investor

As you might know, the accumulated third quarter ROI inside of Freeland Fund I is 6.39%/25.6% annualized.  One of the best parts of starting a new venture is when it works out EXACTLY like you planned and that’s what we have done with Freeland Ventures. I am so proud of this and now I want…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: How To Use Internet Data Exchange To Find Great Real Estate Deals

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh focuses on one of the 55 Simple and Powerful Ways to Find Killer Real Estate Deals – the Internet Data Exchange.  The IDX is a contract or agreement between the MLS and a local real estate agent who has a website. It allows the MLS…  Continue Reading

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How Michael Johnston Recovered From Hurricane Katrina [Student Case Study]

How Michael Johnston Recovered From Hurricane Katrina [Student Case Study]

I always truly enjoy catching up with our students to see where they are and how their real estate investing career is going. We have many great success stories here at SREC that I’m proud to share – but this one in particular truly shows how resilient we can be. Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years…  Continue Reading

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How to Find Off-Market Properties to Keep You from Going Extinct

How to Find Off-Market Properties to Keep You from Going Extinct

As I’m sure you know, the real estate market game is changing. Thousands of new investors are jumping in every second to swipe the good deals in your market right out from under you. The more competition grows, the more you need to stay on top and adapt to the ever-changing strategies. Some of your…  Continue Reading

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Do You Want to See How I Live For a Day? (Or Three)

Do You Want to See How I Live For a Day? (Or Three)

Recently, one of my students asked me what the biggest, game-changing thing was for me in my real estate investing career. I thought about it for a while, then decided hands-down, it was my one-on-one coaching experience. I got to actually sit down with a professional and learn the business. Your set-up for success immediately,…  Continue Reading

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How to Start Your Week with a Plan for Success

How to Start Your Week with a Plan for Success

About ten years ago, I was just a guy with a vision for a fixer-upper I wanted to buy and flip. I hated my job. I worked a lot of nights and weekends as a financial planner. I had a six figure income, but I was basically broke living commission check to commission check. So…  Continue Reading

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Case Studies I’m Flipping Right NOW

Case Studies I’m Flipping Right NOW

8 Profit Packed Case Studies This summer has been crazy busy for my personal real estate investing business. Since we had such a tough winter, some properties had to get put on hold and took longer than expected. Some had unforeseen costs and issues. And sometimes you just hire a bad contractor who isn’t doing…  Continue Reading

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What do Josh & Cleveland Whiskey Have in Common? [Private Equity Case Study]

What do Josh & Cleveland Whiskey Have in Common? [Private Equity Case Study]

506(c) SEC General Solicitation For those of you that are local Clevelanders like myself, maybe you caught the article in the Plain Dealer this weekend regarding Cleveland Whiskey launching a new website as a portal for accredited investors. More and more companies are doing this. It is EXACTLY how I’ve been raising money for the…  Continue Reading

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Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio: 8 Profit Packed Real Estate Case Studies We Are Flipping Right Now

In this episode of Strategic Real Estate Investor Radio, Josh talks through some of the properties that him and his team are currently buying and flipping in today’s market.  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 a second… and keeps…  Continue Reading

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The Deals Are Out There, And Here’s How To Find Them

The Deals Are Out There, And Here’s How To Find Them

  Real Estate in 60 Seconds – Finding Deals This week we were able to catch up with one of my property manager’s, Dione Saliba, for a new episode of Real Estate in 60 Seconds. We joined him one of our current properties that we’re rehabbing, 26930 Oxford Park Lane in Olmsted Township, Ohio. A…  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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The Answer to All Your Real Estate Investing Questions

The Answer to All Your Real Estate Investing Questions

Ready to Go From Rookie to Rockstar? This is it. Your golden opportunity. Your big break. I want to show you how to set up your own $40,000.00 per month property flipping machine. I want to give you all the strategies and techniques you’ll use to run this system effortlessly. Without needing years of experience……  Continue Reading

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The Only Real Estate Strategy You’ll Ever Need

The Only Real Estate Strategy You’ll Ever Need

After weekends like Labor Day, doesn’t it make you wish you were able to have the flexible schedule and lifestyle like a long, holiday weekend all the time? Big Brother Breaks Free As a professional real estate investor who left a full-time job as a financial planner, a question I get asked frequently is “how…  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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