This second interview in my video series, “Escaping the 9 to 5; How I Did It” is with my friend and fellow investor Mike Butler who lives right here in my hometown Louisville, KY. I was very excited to get Mike on board because he is another one of those folks that is what I call a “street smart real estate investor” that has become very successful. He learned by jumping right in and taking action.
That’s not to say that he takes education lightly. As he will point out in this interview he had a lot of help along the way in the form of mentors, folks in our local REIA group, courses and books. Like me, Mike is a lifelong learner. You will also find out in this interview that the more successful he got, the more he spent on furthering his education.
Mike began his investing career while he was still a full time undercover police detective. Read the rest of this entry →