ENZ 075 – As A Landlord – Should You Manage Your Own Rentals Or Hire Property Management?

In this episode of Escape The REI Newbie Zone, Chris Bruce talks with special guest Steven Rozenberg. Steven has been investing in real estate since 2002. He has owned and helped manage a 39 unit apartment complex. He still personally owns over 31 homes today along with his business partner Pete. Steve is an airline pilot based in Houston, TX for a major airline and fly’s mostly international routes on the Boeing 787 airplane. 

Steven and his partner owns a big property management company in Houston, Texas. For most investors who buy properties to hold, they don’t look at it like a business. Steven talks about why you should always treat buying and holding strategy as a business. He even shares some mistakes he made when first acquiring low income rentals and why he only focuses on rentals in middle class areas.

Steven is very knowledgeable when it comes to owning properties, and he shares a lot of golden nuggets in this episode. So if you’re looking to build your portfolio you want to make sure to listen to this episode.

Also if you’re in the Houston area, Texas and looking for property management makes sure to go to his website.

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ENZ 069 – Networking & Growing A Real Estate Community While Growing Your Business

In this special episode Chris Bruce from Escape The Real Estate Newbie Zone sits down with Mike Hambright owner of the Flip Nerd Community. Mike takes us back to when he first got started in real estate about 6 years ago, and now how he’s a mentor for a company who buys 800 houses per year. Not to mention running a very successful podcast & community called Flip Nerd.  Mike shares that if you learn how to network and work along side your competition, why it will help you more than it hurting you.

Mike also is giving away free membership to at FlipNerd.com where their are several hundreds of real estate investors inside the community to connect with, as well as post your deals that you have for sale.

You can get more information by going to www.flipnerd.com

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ENZ 067- Creating An Environment For Focus And Having A More Friction-Free Life

In this special episode of Escape The Real Estate Investing Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about creating a good environment for yourself, where you will be able to focus better, and have a more friction-free life. This is key if you want to be successful in your real estate business. Being around pessimists or an area where you’re not inspired to achieve more will truly affect you.

Chris shares his story on what he did to improve this, why moving to another city and state was one of the best decisions of his life. Even though it wasn’t his idea to move. You’re going to love this episode make sure to share it on your social media and with your friends.

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ENZ 064 – Five Step Formula To Launch Your Virtual Wholesaling Business

In this special episode Escape The Real Estate Newbie Zone Chris Bruce talks about launching your own Virtual wholesaling real estate business. Having  a virtual investing business provides the FREEDOM we’re all looking for in our business and life. And Chris has documented a 5 step formula which he shares on this episode on how to launch your very own virtual wholesale business. These strategies can be applied to your business locally to free up your time, or can be used to launch in another market hundreds of miles away. Listen to this episode and make sure to share it on your Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Website mentioned:  Free Webinar Training www.VirtualWholesaleClass.com

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ENZ 062- Yellow Postcards or Yellow Letters? What’s works better?

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In this special episode of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone Chris talks about using yellow letters or postcards in direct mail. He breaks down what he uses in his business to attract motivated sellers, gives away the targeted niche of sellers to mail too. He also shares the responses rates you can expect when mailing to these sellers. If you’re not doing direct mail you will want to implement it after listening to this episode.
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Direct Mail Training = http://directmaildomination.net

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ENZ 060 – How To Flip Houses Virtually and Cut Your Workload In Half

In this special episode Chris interviews Christopher Seder a real estate investor who has grown up around the business his entire life.  He was born and raised in rural Montana where he graduated from college with a Business Management degree from Montana State University-Billings.  After graduating college in 2009 Christopher quickly realized that the job market sucked and knew he was destined for something else. In 2009 Christopher Started his on real estate investing company and has been doing over 6 figures flipping houses for the past several years mainly focusing on rehabbing.

In 2013 Christopher started to grow his business to several markets across the country focusing on Virtual Wholesaling while still rehabbing in his own local market.  He currently wholesales several houses a month in different markets across the U.S. and continues to rehab a few houses each and every month.
Resources and websites mentioned on podcast:Christopher Seders 4 Part Mini Course        www.virtualflips.com

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ENZ-046 The 3 Income Streams Used To Build Up Wealth In Real Estate

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In this episode Chris Bruce talks about the three income streams used to build up true wealth investing in real estate. When applying these three income streams you can become extremely rich and wealthy. The good thing is that these income streams work in any economy. Doesn’t matter if we’re in a upwards strong economy or in a down economy. The first income stream is where most people start off to build up quick cash. But the other two income streams mentioned can truly make you financial free.

Find out the other two income streams by listening to this special episode. Also make sure to signup to our weekly online web class at www.reiwebclass.com

 

 

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ENZ 042- From Flipping Real Estate To Landing His Own Show On HGTV with Daniel Wiafe

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Today’s special guest Daniel “The House Flipping Ninja” Wiafe shares with the listeners how he went from sharing his real estate journey on popular social networks, to landing his own TV show The Five Figure Flip on HGTV. Daniel has been involved in real estate since 2010 and has reached massive success from wholesaling properties, as well as rehabbing properties in Omaha, NE and Las Vegas, NV. He started sharing his journey on social networks like Youtube &  Facebook just to help others. He never knew that it would land him his own show on a major network like HGTV. Daniel also shares with everyone how he uses internet marketing strategies to bring in motivated seller leads in his business, and how you can implement some of these strategies to dominate your local market.

The Five Figure Flip show will be aired on HGTV on May 6, 2014 at 8:30 EST 7:30 CST.

For more information you can also head over to his website  www.fivefigureflip.com

 

 

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ENZ 036 – Finding Sellers Or Buyers First? Which One Should I Focus On As A Wholesaler?

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We’ve hit a milestone. Our 1 year anniversary of Escaping The REI Newbie Zone podcast and on this episode, there are no guest, just myself covering a specific topic. And that topic is as a new investor what should I be looking for first as a wholesaler? Finding deals or finding buyers? This is a top 5 question I get asked all the time by students of mine. And I decided instead of continuously repeating myself, I’ll take it to the world in a podcast so you can find out my take on what you should be focusing on first when wholesaling real estate.

You’ll be surprised to what I recommend you should be working on first. And this is due to the change in the current real estate market. Also I went over some strategies on how to find sellers and buyers. To get access to the show notes make sure to come back to the blog www.escapethereinewbiezone.com

Happy 1 year anniversary!

 

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ENZ 033 – Increasing Your Direct Mail Response Rate with Marcel Umphery

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Marcel Umphery which is the country’s top leading Real Estate Educator and Investor out of Baltimore Maryland, talks direct mail and the importance of it when wholesaling real estate. Marcel talks about how he got started in real estate during college, made tons of money before the boom, survived the crash, and how he’s still making money in today’s market. Marcel also talks about some different methods he’s used to increase his direct mail response rates. On a average direct mail response rates are 3-8%. Marcel uses two methods that he shares on this podcast which has increased those numbers, and also built instant credibility with his letters and postcards.

To reach out to Marcel you can visit his site and grab his FREE e-book a http://flop2flipwholesaling.com

 

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