recommended books

Our Investor Fuel Real Estate Mastermind meets quarterly (with mini meetings in between) and there are some fantastic must-read books that they recommend. Here’s a sneak peek into our closed-door mastermind.   Author of cult classics The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur offers a simple, counterintuitive cash management solution that will help small…

your why

Show Summary What’s up Freedom Fighters! ​Hey, welcome back for another episode. Today I am your guest, Mike Hambright! Today, I’m gonna talk about something that’s been on my mind and something that I’ve been struggling with personally…it’s a little cliché but it’s “what is your WHY”? I’ve been struggling with it myself and I…

support system

When you’re just starting out in the real estate investing business, you’re going to become very familiar with being told “no”, and without a support system, you’re likely to be discouraged from continuing on. It’s already an unconventional career because you don’t start with a rulebook or mentor; you’re essentially on your own. Add to…

family business

Show Summary Hey Freedom Fighters…my guest today is JPaul Mills, Florida based real estate investor. Today we talk about building a family business. In real estate investing, and many small businesses…it’s common for spouses to work together. Truth is, most successful relationships are based on mutual respect, and the ability to ‘work together’…so it’s a…

run comps

Running comps is hardly ever black and white. Once you know how to do it, you learn how to best compromise when the perfect comps just aren’t there. It becomes second nature to find the “next best” option for comps and for some properties, it’s difficult. Different investors might have their own criteria, especially in…

comparing

Show Summary Yo Freedom Fighters! It’s way too easy these days, with social media, to compare ourselves to other people. Problem is, we’re usually comparing ‘the best’ of someone else to ‘the worst’ of ourselves. As they say…don’t compare your 1st inning to someone else’s 7th inning. And if/when you do compare yourself to someone…

deal profits

Show Summary Welcome back Freedom Fighters! My guest today is my pal Blake McCreight, and today we’re talking about using the best exit strategies to maximize your profits. Sometimes it’s wholesaling or assigning, sometimes it’s rehabbing. Heck, sometimes you have to make your decision based on how fast you need the cash, or how much…

arv

When real estate investors are analyzing a deal, one of the numbers they will always figure out is the ARV, or After Repaired Value. Knowing this number, along with the amount of repairs needed, will help a real estate investor come up with their offer. You can think of the ARV as the price someone…

stepping stones

Show Summary What’s up Freedom Fighters! You’re going to love today’s show! Today I met with Andrew Graham, out of Charlotte, NC. He was an ER nurse that was hit with a dose of reality when his own father was admitted to his ER after a terrible accident. He learned that life was too short…

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