March 14, 2017 in Investing In Real Estate
My guest today is Cally Wood Doyle from South Florida who is a Realtor and investor.
Cally is a great example of someone that has managed to successfully combine her investing business with the retail side of real estate.
She has become an expert in working in the “fringe areas” outside of the big cities in her area as both a Realtor and investor. This show was really interesting, because Cally has managed to set the standard for what nicely rehabbed properties will sell for in these areas. This is especially important because accurate comps aren’t readily available in some of the more rural areas around the country. Read the rest of this entry →
January 29, 2015 in Investing In Real Estate
Today is the 5th post in my series “Success Stories in Real Estate Investing” and the spotlight is on rehabbing pro Shaun Reilly from Newton, MA. Shaun is also a buy and hold landlord. One thing I find interesting about Shaun's business model is that he is willing to take on houses other investors think are too risky.
Here are the 5 questions each of these successful investors answered:
- What are the top 3-4 things a brand new investor should focus on initially?
- What is the best marketing advice you can give someone just starting out?
- What factors do you attribute your success to?
- Is there something you wish you had done sooner or done differently when you first started your business?
- Do you have any tips for newbies for managing their mindset during those inevitable “ups and downs”?
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September 15, 2014 in Investing in Real Estate, Podcasts
Did you ever wonder what the pros and cons were for a real estate investor when it came to getting your real estate license? I know that it can be kind of like a dance; knowing just how navigate these two very different yet related “hats” that some folks wear.
My guest today has managed to successfully do this; balance the Realtor-investor “hats”. Mark Ferguson is an investor from northern Colorado who is both a fix and flip investor and a buy and hold guy. Mark is one of the top agents in his area, and he has specialized in REO and HUD properties since 2008. If you are wondering whether or not you should get your real estate license, listen in as Mark tells you why he thinks it is a good reason.
Here are just a few of the highlights of the show. Read the rest of this entry →