EP 256: What Is Worse Than Failure?

Today we’re going to talk about a big problem for those of you who are just starting out. I know a lot of the listeners of this podcast have already learned a lot about real estate, but haven’t actually started investing. For many of you, the reason for that is fear of failure. Even if…

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EP 255: Michael Smith–New Investor Success Story

Today I interview Michael Smith, a residential mortgage loan officer and real estate investor in Central Florida. He began investing as a house flipper and landlord after graduating from UCF with a degree in finance as a way to secure and expedite his future retirement. His goal is to scale a business that will give…

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EP 254: Celebrate Small Success

Since yesterday I gave you a little bit of tough love, today I want to talk about celebrating success. And by that, I don’t mean celebrating the big accomplishments, the huge sales–most people have a very easy time celebrating those moments. I’m talking about not waiting for the humongous success, but celebrating every small success…

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EP 253: What to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed in Your Business

Today we’re going to talk about feeling overwhelmed and what to do when you are feeling overwhelmed in the business. And let me tell you, if you’re in this business and you’re not overwhelmed, you’re not trying hard enough! Most real estate investors, or at least those who flip more than one or two houses a…

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EP 252: When Should You Start Developing Systems in Your Business?

Today we’re going to talk about systems. Like I said yesterday, if you want to be a full-time real estate investor, hiring someone to help you in your business is going to be one of the most important things that you can do. So the next step is training them and telling them what to…

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EP 251: When Should You Hire Help in Your Business?

Today I want to talk about something that has really made a difference in my business in the past year or so, and I waited way too long to do it. I think that every real estate investor, from the new to the experienced, should think about when to hire help in their business. For…

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EP 250: Matt Theriault – Investor, Success Coach Podcaster

Matt Theriault is an entrepreneur, author, success coach, and host of Do Over, a weekly podcast inspiring “come back” stories that teach people how to start over with ease, speed, and lasting success. Also the creator of the Epic Real Estate Investing podcast, Matt focuses on financial education, the importance of multiple streams of income, and teaching people how to create wealth through conventional and creative real estate…

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EP 249: Real Estate Investing Takes Time

Today is going to be one these days when I give you a little bit of tough love. What you have to understand about real estate is that it doesn’t take an incredible amount of intelligence–I mean that in a very positive way. It doesn’t take a whole lot of luck either–if you’re doing it…

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EP 248: Time to Review Your Fourth Quarter Strategy

It is the fourth quarter of the year, and today I’m going to use some (American) football analogies. In football, and a lot of sports, when you’re going into the last quarter of the game you might have to adjust your strategy. You definitely have to look at what’s been working or not working for you so…

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EP 247: Always Be Willing to Walk Away in a Negotiation

Today we’re going to be talking about negotiations. Not everyone is a natural-born negotiator–I don’t think I am, but I’ve learned to negotiate effectively. In this business, everything is a negotiation, so you need to learn how to do it well. The obvious negotiations are purchase and sale prices. You’re going to negotiate to get…

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