ENZ 148 – A Look Back on 2017

In this episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about the successes and failures in his house flipping business in 2017. Chris talks about what worked really good in marketing this past year. We talk direct mail campaigns, cold calling and a couple other marketing tactics. You’ll hear what we will be focusing on heavy in 2018 as well what we will be letting go. This podcast is all about year end review. No matter if you’re brand new to real estate or been in real estate for a while you’ll benefit from this episode. 

Have a happy new year and see you in 2018.

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ENZ 145 – Businesses Are Built One Brick At A Time

In this episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce reflects on some key takeaways he got from a marketing event he recently attended in Santa Barbara CA last week. We’re all conditioned to want immediate gratification but we need not to forget that overnight success can take 8 years. To many times we get caught up with other people success and feel like it should automatically happen that fast for us. That’s not always the case.  So if you’re new to real estate understand you have to be willing to put in a lot of work to be successful.

Chris also talks about building your business one brick at a time. You can’t rush greatness it takes time. So everyday you should be focusing on that one or two things you can do to build your business up. Don’t only focus on the end result.

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ENZ 143 – How To Go From Zero to Closing Multiple Deals A Month

In this special episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about how to go from closing no deals to multiple deals a month. Of course the first goal is to get that first deal under your belt. You go through the grind and hustle your butt off to close that first one. Then you got to do it all over again. Some people forget what they even did to get that deal closed, or they go out and try to repeat it and it doesn’t work out. So what does it really take to close multiple deals a month?

Find out by listening to this episode right now.

To get access to our free course text the word = WHOLESALER to 33444.

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ENZ 141 – 2 Reasons 97% Of Real Estate Investors Fail Or Go Broke

In this special episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce reveals the top two reasons 97% of real estate investors fail or go broke. Being in this business for the past 8 years I’ve witnessed a lot. I’ve saw the ups and downs in not only my business but other businesses of successful and not so successful investors. There is a commonality of the ones who are successful and the ones who aren’t. In this episode you’ll learn what NOT to do in order to not be in that 97%. If you’re just starting your real estate wholesaling business or if you’ve been in the business for a while this episode will hit home. So make sure to listen to it asap.

Also share this episode on your social media and tag me in the post @Detroitmogul

Websites mentioned on podcast: www.getmentoredbychris.com

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ENZ 137 – How Much Money Do You Need To Be Wealthy with Clayton Morris

In this special episode of Escaping The Real Estate Investing Newbie Zone Chris Bruce chats with TV host turned Real Estate Investor Clayton Morris. Now you’ve probably saw Clayton on Fox News before but you may or may not have know he’s built his fortune through real estate. Clayton invests in properties that brings in a lot of Passive income monthly. If you don’t know that’s they key to becoming wealthy.

Passive Income = Wealth

So how much money do you need to be wealthy? How much passive income is enough to be financially free?

Well these are all things we talk about on our Podcast interview so tune in.

Websites Mentioned on Podcast: www.MorrisInvest.com

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ENZ 127 – Outsourcing The Day To Day Tasks & Hiring Great Team Players

In this episode of Escaping The Real Estate Investing Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about outsourcing the day to day tasks in your real estate business. What does a 4-6 hour work week look like? How can you become a great leader? Chris recommends a book everyone should read How To Be A Great Boss by Gino Wickman. Your team will only be good as it’s leader. Chris also talks about the places you should look to hire your employees including websites and how much you should pay them. You can create an automated real estate wholesaling business but will take time. In this episode you’ll learn what things to outsource first.

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ENZ 124 – The Real & Untold Truth About Scaling A Business to $100,000 A Month with Scott Jelinek

In this special episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks with real estate investor Scott Jelinek. Scott has been investing in real estate since the early 90’s. He’s completed every transaction under the sun, from wholesaling, rehabbing, owner financed deals, and owns a large portfolio of rentals. He’s currently closing 3-5 deals a month in the Virginia market. Whats interesting is Scott brings us back to when he was making $100,000 a month. He had a huge over head between marketing budgets as well as paying staff. He even talks about how on the first couple of deals he would take a loss just to break even on the expenses.

Many people dream of doing 20+ deals of month, but what they don’t see is the overhead and stress that comes with scaling a business that large. Since then Scott has scaled his business down, he’s still making a lot of money, and has a portfolio of 70+ rentals which produce passive income. Now he has the time and freedom to travel. He takes month long trips out the country with his wife and daughter. Scott has really built up a business around his desired lifestyle.

You’re going to love this episode. Scott breaks down the raw truth on this one.

Websites mentioned on Podcast: Scott Jelinek website www.masterinvestoracademy.com 

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ENZ 111 – The Blind Marketing Approach & How He Gets 5 – 10% Response Rates With Cris Chico

In this episode of Escaping The Real Estate Newbie Zone, Chris Bruce sits down with the godfather of “Virtual Wholesaling” Cris Chico. Cris was one of the first investors online to coin the term “Virtual Wholesaling.” Cris has showed 1000’s of real estate investors how to attract motivated sellers with little yellow postcards as well as wholesaling properties 1000’s of miles away from your home market. You can’t mention Virtual wholesaling without mentioning Cris Chico’s name.

On today’s podcast episode he talks about a new postcard he’s using and a new approach called Blind marketing. This strategy has got him higher response rates on his direct mail marketing. Upwards of 5 – 10% response rates in several markets across the U.S. So if you’re looking to increase your response rates on your marketing make sure to listen to this episode.

Websites mentioned: Cris Chico Blog = www.crischico.com

Cris Chico Ninja Postcard = www.crischico.com/postcard

 

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ENZ 101 – Hustle VS Business

In this special episode of Escape The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about the difference of treating real estate as a hustle vs treating it as a business. Early on when first starting Chris looked at real estate investing as a hustle. Now even though to get the business going you’ll need that hustle work hard mentality. However staying in that hustle mentality and looking at real estate investing as just a quick hustle will burn you out. Chris breaks down what things to do to ensure you’re treating real estate investing as a business and how to get paid the BIG bucks like a business.

 

Resource mentioned on show :  Free Real Estate Contracts = Text RECONTRACTS to 33444

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ENZ 092 – Why You Need to Just Start Real Estate with Mike Simmons

In this special episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks with Mike Simmons real estate investor out of Michigan. Mike has a interesting story much like a lot of people who fell into analysis paralysis, and holding him back in getting started in real estate.

He waited 6 years to finally take the leap of faith and jump in to real estate. Mike has his own podcast Just Start Real Estate, he’s wholesaling, and fixing and flipping real estate in Michigan, as well as helping others finally get off the fence and just start investing in real estate.

This episode will be a real eye opener for most.

Websites mentioned on podcast : http://juststartrealestate.com

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