Whether or not one should become a real estate agent is a question real estate investors hotly debate. For example, here's a BiggerPockets take in favor and here's one opposed (more or less). I lean in favor.
Regardless, having access to the MLS is a huge benefit. At the least, you want an agent who will provide comps to you on quick notice. On this episode of The Good Stewards Podcast, we discuss how to go about using the MLS (whether you decide to become and agent or not).
Previous Episode: Why Buy and Hold?
As I round out the last of The Good Stewards Podcast episodes, this particular episode outlines the reasons buy and hold investing is the way to go. Right now, that might not be the case (due to all the economic uncertainty). But generally, buy and hold real estate investing is the way to go to build independent wealth.
Check it out!
Previous Episode: Tools to Succeed in Commercial Real Estate
As I round out the remainder of our now defunct podcast The Good Stewards, we come tothis episode as we dive into commercial real estate. Now, commercial real estate is not our cup of tea despite having a little bit of experience in it. So we invited Thomas Coffman with Miracle Real Estate Partners to help us explore this important subject.
Previous Episode: Scaling by Adding Value
AsI mentioned earlier, I gave a talk for the Northland MAREI on how to build a buy and hold real estate company using the BRRRR Method (Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refinance, Repeat).
For those interested in a crash course on buy and hold, check it out!
And if you would like a deeper dive, check out our five-part talk from a few years ago (just remember, the numbers are all higher now):
Don't Make a Profit, Make a Fortune Presentation Series
Part 1: Be a Real Estate Wealth Builder (Bill Syrios)
Part 2: Finding and Acquiring Real Estate (Andrew Syrios)
Part 3: Maximizing Your Rehab Dollars (Andrew Syrios)
Part 4: Value Enhancing Property Management
Part 5: Finding Money for EVERY Real Estate Deal (Bill Syrios)
And subscribe to Phillip's and my Youtube channel for more too!
After a brief hiatus I am back to writing for BiggerPockets, this time with an article on finding bank to lend from. Any buy and hold investor needs to get long-term bank loans to be successful. And here I lay out the reasons why and three ways to find the best banks to borrow from. For example,
1. Look for Investor-Focused Marketing
You'll have to check out the article to find the other two.
In addition, it links to my brother's and my video on the topic, which is also worth checking out:
On this episode ofThe Good Stewards Podcast, we go into the business building side of real estate investment; namely how to scale a real estate investment business by adding value. Check it out:
Previous Episode: Build Up an A+ Wholesaling Team
On this episode of The Good Stewards Podcast, we discuss how to build a wholesale team as well as the ends and outs of wholesale real estate investing. Check it out:
Previous Episode: Where to Go From Here
Hey guys, I have an upcoming presentation on the BRRRR method and building a buy and hold real estate business this Thursday:
The presentation will be hosted by MAREI on Thursday, September 17th at 7:00 PM CST at iWerx:
1520 Clay St.
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Please join us if you can!
We recently discontinued The Good Stewards Podcast, but there is definitely some good advise for real estate investors in the 46 episodes we released. This episode discusses how investors should chart their path forward in these uncertain times. Check it out:
Absolutely unreal. What a year 2020 has been. Perhaps Australia can now send us a few firefighters after we gave them some help earlier this year? Anyways...
Blade Runner 2049:
San Francisco 2020:
And it ain't much better in Oregon where my parents live. Indeed, from what I hear, it's basically suffocating to just meander outside for a bit.
"Every day is a new life to the wise man."
The Righteous Mind
Star Slate Codex
Consulting by RPM