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Today’s guest is Tony Javier. He’s in San Diego crushing it with rehabs and rentals, turning over 60 properties a year. His unique profit making strategy involves a really great rent-to-own policy that’s paid off over the years, and his highly skilled team of employees is really what makes it all possible for him. He’s on today to talk about how important his team and his mentors have been to his success in real estate. [youtube]https://youtu.be/pDC-Ktx3wd4[/youtube] Even though rehab is his number one focus, Tony talks a lot about the importance of people. He learned early on how hard it was trying to do everything himself, and it gets even harder if you don’t have a real hiring strategy in place. But even with the systems, you need to put good people in the positions they deserve. When you have the right people, you know you can trust their decisions, trust their deals, and really see your profits soar. How do you find these good people? Tony’s advice involves finding a mentor, someone who’s done it before and can give you advice on how to hire. In fact, Tony’s biggest piece of advice for everyone is to find a mentor ASAP! He’s been using coaches since the beginning – he even finds himself mentoring others half the time – and the lessons he’s learned from them have proven to be invaluable. The best investment you can make is in yourself, and a mentor or a coach will only help you on that path toward enlightenment. Without his mentors, Tony would never have built the team he has today or the unique rent-to-own profit strategy he’s perfected. [Tweet "Be brave and make it happen. - Tony"] MINUTE MARKERS 4:58 - Tony is doing a killer job with rehabs 6:25 - How is Tony working with brokerage? 7:07 - Who is Tony’s biggest influence? 8:15 - When did Tony start to see a scale possibility in real estate? 9:40 - Tony’s had a few breaking points with employees and tenants 11:46 - How to use your natural drive to push through problems 13:42 - Tony shares his two-tiered profit master investing strategy 14:51 - How does Tony find his rehab properties? 16:27 - What are the perks and profits of rent-to-own? 17:58 - Is there a difference between lease with options and rent-to-own? 20:20 - Tony’s secret sauce for screening possible tenants is his broker 22:20 - How does Tony use private lenders? 23:10 - Craigslist is Tony best marketing trick 24:35 - Tony breaks down mortgage payments and rent credits 28:08 - The biggest lesson Tony learned 30:10 - Getting a mentor is Tony’s advice for newcomers 33:30 - Tony’s favorite motivational quote 34:17 - He loves Audible and The One Thing is Tony’s favorite book 36:32 - Realtor.com is Tony’s app of choice 37:31 - Tony’s morning routine involves ignoring emails 41:07 - What’s Tony most grateful for? 42:15 - Tony has been using mentors since the beginning 43:40 - Tony is working on building something bigger than himself 46:20 - Get in touch with Tony on his site at www.getmyprodigy.com. [Tweet "You have to have good people in place and you have to have good systems. - Tony "] Links and Resources: Tony’s Real Estate Blueprint Than Merrill and Fortune Builders Carleton Sheets BOLD Seminar with Keller Williams The One Thing by Gary Keller Realtor.com app Full Transcript Download the PDF Transcription Cory: What’s up? What’s going on people? This is Cory Boatright; I am your host and founder to realestateinvestingprofits.com. I want to welcome you again, we’re on Episode 39 of our Profit Master’s podcast series. We’re continuing to bring better and incredible guests to you so they can reveal their profit master strategies that they’re killing it in their marketplace. You can copy those things and add them into your own business. Before we get going here with today’s interview, which is incredible, I want to remind you to text the word profit to 38470. All you have to do is get your phone,
Direct download: Episode_39_Tony_Javier_Rent_To_Own_Master.mp3
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My guest today is rocking it all the way up in Long Island, New York. Billy Alvaro’s blitzkrieg process is really changing the real estate game, and the pointers he’s sharing on today’s show may even change up the way you’re doing business. [youtube]https://youtu.be/QzAyYPzWGCI[/youtube] Billy got started working with mortgages in the early 2000s, and he had almost 1000 employees working with him. But when the housing bubble popped, he lost a lot of his profits and even more of his confidence. How do you bounce back from something like that? Well, with his strong foundation in real estate investment (something he’s been honing since he attended his first seminar at 16!) and a super-supportive spouse, Billy bounced back tenfold. His new strategy with wholesaling and flipping vacant houses brought his groove back, but it was his personal transformation that really helped him succeed. [Tweet "You’re going to trip, you’re going to fall, get yourself up quick and start now. - Billy"] The most important thing you can remember in this business is never to give in to your fear. What are you so afraid of? That’s the question that got Billy motivated to try again, and it’s definitely what’s kept him at the top for so long now. When you’re afraid, you only hold yourself back from your true potential and your true success. The fear is only temporary, and once you face it head on, you’re going to be a stronger person. Billy shares this experience and offers up his best piece of advice for overcoming that fear of the unknown: hiring a mentor or a coach! Finding this person who’s done it all before, who has that tried and true method, is going to hook you up with the skills you need and will really motivate you and inspire you to stick to your guns and pursue the path you know is right. MINUTE MARKERS 4:00 - Billy is coming in from Long Island, New York 6:00 - Billy breaks down his real estate expertise in wholesale, rehab, and rental 8:32 - Who was Billy’s biggest influence? 10:10 - Billy’s breaking point happened when he lost the mortgage bank 14:15 - Hear how his real estate investment strategy is crushing it in New York 16:00 - Billy shares his Vacant House program strategy 19:10 - How does Billy use skip tracing to get in touch with buyers? 20:43 - What does Billy think about probate deals? 21:06 - The single greatest lesson Billy learned 22:17 - Start with wholesale is the best advice for newcomers 24:21 - Billy’s favorite motivational quote 25:08 - Billy recommends As a Man Thinketh by James Allen 26:40 - Fix Your Funnel is Billy’s favorite app 28:20 - Billy breaks down his healthy and regimented morning routine 30:15 - Try and keep up with Billy. He changes his life up every six months or so! 32:23 - What is Billy most grateful for? 34:48 - Hear how important coaching is for Billy’s success 38:10 - This is why Billy is one of my favorite leaders in the game right now 39:30 - Get with Billy on Facebook [Tweet "The real estate investing side, the body side, the mind side, everything is about coaching. - Billy"] Links and Resources: No Money Down How To Flip Contracts Not Houses taught by Cory Boatright As a Man Thinketh by James Allen Fix Your Funnel Infusionsoft Billy on LinkedIn Max Returns Full Transcript Download the PDF Transcription Cory: What is going on? This is Cory Boatright. I am your host of Real Estate Investing Profits Profit Master podcast series and also your founder of realestateinvestingprofits.com. Have you went and got your Ultimate Real Estate Investing Quickstart Guide, the Down and Dirty Ultimate Real Estate Investing Quickstart Guide? Have you? Have you? If not, text the word profit to 38470. Text the word profit to 38470 and get it right now. Be instantly, automagically sent to your cell phone. Today, we’re on episode 37 today. I have a very good friend of mine. This guy is a rock star real estate investor out of New York....
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I know there’s a lot of real estate investors out there who are a little afraid to explore the realm of private lenders. That’s why I’ve brought Heather Dreves on the show today. She works with a private lender - Secured Investment Corp – and she’s spent decades working the ins and outs of the lending business. She’s seen real estate investors succeed and fail, and she herself has a few learning experiences to share, and all of it inspired her to pursue real estate investment! So if a private lender can venture into our area of expertise, all of us real estate investors can benefit from her knowledge as well. [youtube]https://youtu.be/yliwZ4wWwVg[/youtube] Heather enjoys lending money to self-employed entrepreneurs and their families. Watching people succeed in their business motivates her, and that’s why she and her lending team focus on transparency, mentorship, and making sure their people make their money back. She learned early on that focusing on the bottom line was not enough to sustain a business, and after foreclosures and property taxes caught up with many of her clients, she decided to change her approach. Now, seminars, classes, and success and accountability programs are all ways Heather and Secured Investment Corp are insuring that their clients earn all their money back (and then some). 


Can you handle 1,000 calls in one day? Peter Vekselman can! He’s my guest today, and he’s talking about the new real estate investment strategy he’s been pioneering. He is literally transforming the real estate scene in Atlanta and across the country with this business model. [youtube]https://youtu.be/Pa6GP64FZqM[/youtube] Peter calls his strategy a “consultative approach” and it is groundbreaking. His consultative approach involves combining a real estate brokerage with a real estate investment firm, and it’s so successful because it keeps everything internal. There’s no more stress about when or how or where things are going to get done, because you already know where your team is going and what they’re doing. Once you create an internal system to you can rely on, you easily know what’s going on and when it’s happening. It’s also much easier to copy and apply to business models across the country, which is exactly what he’s doing. [Tweet "One way or another, you’re going to pay a price in this business. - Peter"] Building this trust and establishing his strong reputation are all an integral part of Peter’s team and business He and his team are right out there in the field, getting face-to-face with potential sellers, and pinpointing their exact motives. This face-to-face model is key to Peter’s success. By implementing this strategy into his business model, Peter is tripling his profits and exploding his team. He’s even starting to franchise out across other states! So tune in now so you can catch a ride on this amazing guy’s brilliant strategy. MINUTE MARKERS 4:31 - Peter’s biggest strength in real estate is developing his first-class sales models 5:45 - How man wholesale deals does Peter knock out per day? 7:03 - Pete’s biggest mistake turns out to be his biggest influence 8:28 - Avoid mistakes by keeping your real estate business internal 12:06 - Pete breaks down the winning tweaks he made to his investment strategy 14:14 - How to take Pete’s “consultive approach” 15:26 - A Quick Cory Breakdown of Pete’s strategy 16:06 - How did Peter combine real estate brokerage with an investment company? 19:12 - Peter’s real estate model makes his agents over $3 grand in a week 20:02 - How exactly does he do that? (his answer will blow your mind!) 22:16 - Peter breaks down the training his people go through 26:30 - Seeing your clients face-to-face makes a HUGE difference 29:05 - How does Peter set up his quasi-franchise business model? 30:55 - Pete’s advice for success involves having the right people 31:22 - What happened when Peter picked the wrong people? 32:13 - Peter’s motivational quote comes from Million Dollar Listing 32:41 - Peter’s favorite book? 34:25 - Peter is a weirdo who doesn’t use any mobile apps 35:20 - And his morning routine starts at 4:30am 36:32 - Peter advises us all to listen to our dads more 37:30 - What is Peter most grateful for? 38:28 - Why you need to hire a mentor on day 1 40:19 - Peter summarizes his career for all the newcomers to this business 42:05 - How can you serve Peter right now? 44:43 - Shoot Pete a text: 404-915-9685 with the word “trifecta” to start talking [Tweet "We’ve combined a traditional real estate brokerage with a traditional real estate investment company. - Peter"]   Links and Resources: Collective Genius Mastermind Podio Pipe Drive Lob Million Dollar Listing Gary Vaynerchuk Traction, Gino Wickman The E-Myth Revisted, Michael  Gerber Full Transcript Download the PDF Transcription Cory: Welcome back, welcome back. This is Cory Boatright, I am your host of Real Estate Investing Profit Masters Podcast series and also CEO of realestateinvestingprofits.com. I hope you're having a productive and fun day today. I am bringing you someone that is going to really make you question how you're running your business if you're a real estate agent specifically if you have a brokerage,...

Today’s guest is HUGE! Ken Corsini is getting his own show on HGTV called Flipping the South. It airs next Thursday, May 12th, at 11pm Eastern Time, so set your DVR right now before you forget. Because after this interview you’re definitely going to want to see this guy in action. [youtube]https://youtu.be/wcakF87-U5U[/youtube] Ken is on the podcast today to talk about the real estate scene in Atlanta and how he managed to score a spot on HGTV. He’s been in the game for over a decade now, and he’s learned a thing or two about flipping houses. His unique perspective on flipping turnkey properties isn’t your typical fix-and-flip situation. Ken and his wife work together to find one-of-a-kind, off-market properties, including old farm houses, that they then transform into move-in ready homes for eager homeowners. He did 100 flips in 2015 alone! So if you want to get in on his profit making strategy, listen to Ken break down a few life lessons. [Tweet "If there’s one word investors need to incorporate into the repertoire, it’s adaptation. - Ken"] The biggest lesson Ken and I talk about today is adaption. We all know that keeping up in this market is sometimes impossible. You have to learn how to stay on your toes if you want to keep up with all the new technology, housing options, and real estate law. Ken talks about how to read the right signs and follow the right trends so you can start incorporating a little modernity into your business plan. He’s like a breath of fresh air! Ken knows that the best way to be successful in real estate is to keep learning as you go, and luckily for all of us, this career is a series of lessons. Because when you learn to adapt now, you’ll still be able to keep up with the market in 12, 24, even 36 months from now. Ken is such a smart guy. We know each other from our Collective Genius mastermind group, and I am so excited to have him on today. His lessons in real estate, new construction, and in life are really going to get you motivated. Ken is the kind of guy that knows that this life is temporary, and he’s on right now to remind us why we’re really in this business! MINUTE MARKERS 5:25 - Ken takes us back to 2005 when he started in real estate 6:00 - How Ken escaped the corporate structure to do his own thing 7:00 - What is the turnkey market like in Hotlanta right now? 7:47 - Who is Ken’s biggest investor influence? 9:00 - What was the breaking point for Ken’s career? 9:48-  Ken shares how he made HGTV happen 10:48 - What’s it like to film with HGTV? 12:14 - We break down the metrics of having your own television show 13:30 - Ken and his wife are flipping old farm houses on Flipping the South 14:27 - Ken shares his own Profit Master Investing Strategy with new construction 15:40 - Ken works with some really unique properties 16:22 - The biggest lesson Ken learned that’s kept him successful – Adaption! 17:56 - Best advice for newcomers straight from Ken 20:11 - Ken’s favorite motivational quote is a classic 20:35 - The One Thing by Gary Keller is Ken’s favorite book 22:21 - Ken breaks down his winning (and strict) morning routine 23:26 - We bond over how cancer changes your perspective on life 26:20 - Ken is most grateful for the encouragement he gets from his wife 27:15 - Ken has never used a business coach or mentor! 28:45 - What gets Ken out of bed in the morning? 32:00 - Support Ken and tune in to HGTV on May 12th 11pmEST (set your DVR!) 32:22 -  And tune in to Ken’s podcast Deal Farm [Tweet "What’s working well for us is carving out this niche and building some really good margins. - Ken"] Links and Resources: Collective Genius Mastermind Carelton Sheets The One Thing by Gary Keller Deal Farm Podcast with Ken Corsini                                    Full Transcript Download the PDF Transcription Cory: What’s up people? This is Cory Boatright.
Direct download: Episode_35_Ken_Corsini_Atlanta_Flipping_the_South_HGTV.mp3
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Today’s guest is Engelo Rumora, who’s killing it on the scene with his amazing real estate investment strategy. He went from working on construction sites to owning and flipping his own properties on an international scale. Engelo may be Australian, but he’s working in Ohio right now flipping and selling his properties to international investors looking for rental properties here in the US. What’s his secret? Selling properties at market value. Sounds ridiculous, right? That’s why I brought him on today. Engelo breaks down his own cash-flow strategy so you can apply it to your own real estate investments. [youtube]https://youtu.be/5g_ZQ872bxc[/youtube] The magic of his full-service cash flow model is a combination of an in-house property management team, his own amazing clientele, and his totally ingenious and completely fearless approach to real estate investment. He isn’t afraid to take the risks, and he’s definitely not afraid to fully enjoy his experiences in this business. Engelo owes so much to his mentors because they gave him the foundation to become the “lifestyle-preneur” he is today. His advice is to surround yourself with the successful people you want to be like and learn from their model. You can apply their strategies to whatever your real estate niche is and finally reach your end goal. [Tweet "Success comes from doing things differently. - Engelo"] MINUTE MARKERS 5:12 - Meet The Dingo – Engelo Rumora! 5:56 - Engelo discusses his expertise on the Ohio real estate scene 7:45-  How did Engelo get involved in international real estate? 9:28-  The two key things that make Engelo’s cash flow model stand out 10:09 - Why does Engelo sell his properties at market value? 12:11 - Mentors helped Engelo break out of his construction job 13:35 - Engelo’s worst moment happened just 3 years ago 15:24 - A desperate state of mind is Engelo’s secret to success 17:36 - What it’s like when people believe in you and how that transforms your business 22:30 - Engelo’s business philosophy is “people want what they can’t have” 24:52 - How Engelo utilizes word-of-mouth marketing and scales 26:44 - Engelo drinks scotch and only scotch 27:03 - What’s Engelo’s best piece of advice? Ignore the noise. 28:02 - Why patience is so important in the real estate game 29:40 - Engelo’s favorite motivational quote 30:02 - How often does your perspective change? 31:29 - It’s time to become a lifestyle-preneur. You only live once! 33:03 - Gino Wickman is Engelo’s favorite author 34:50 - Engelo’s average morning routine 36:33 - Hipchat is the mobile app of choice for lifestyle-preneurs 37:27 - The greatest lesson Engelo ever learned 37:44 - How can this dingo be grateful for everything? 38:50 - Remember - your worst day is somebody else’s paradise 39:18 - Engelo’s advice on finding the right mentor 41:25 - The dingo defines the two concepts that will create real estate success for you 44:14 - Legacy is what gets Engelo out of bed in the morning 45:50 - What gets the man Cory Boatright out of bed? 47:16 - Stop being afraid of your first deal! 48:50 - Step into your fear and see just how much you can really accomplish 51:15 - Take more risks and contact Engelo Rumora on Facebook @ The Real Estate Dingo [Tweet "You have to give others what they want before you can get what you want. - Engelo"] Links and Resources: Traction, Gino Wickman Rocket Fuel, Gino Wickman E-Myth, Michael Gerber Hipchat Gary Vaynerchuk Full Transcript Download the PDF Transcription Cory: Are you ready for this interview? This is going to be one that you may not be able to stop laughing from. Engelo Rumora, cash flow dingo. Got the Russian— that was not the Russian accent, what was I doing there? But, you got the Russian accent eh mate (laugh), that’s all better I think I’m butchering it. Anyway, Engelo is quite the character, and this guy has got a story that just won’t quit.
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Mark Ferguson is the REO agent extraordinaire with blue Diablo Lamborghini. We need more people with that kind of refreshing perspective! So I invited him on the show today to share what tweak to his strategy sent him over the top. His Broker Price Opinion (BPO for short) strategy paid off HUGE and all it took was a change in attitude and a little risk.  [youtube]https://youtu.be/eCC8Os2NMnA[/youtube] Using a BPO and working with the bank to find and sell listings are all a part of the strategy secrets Mark’s talking about today. He started with cold calls to the bank - something some of us are a little wary of - and followed through with hard work. Who knew working in realty was that easy? With a few phone calls and a lot of hustle, Mark has been able to grow from selling 15-20 houses per year to over 200 houses! His ability to balance the work of an REO agent and an investor also pays off in full. His REO listings generate more buyers and help him build his team, while his investment properties continue to earn him profits. [Tweet "The biggest thing [my mistakes] cost me was opportunity because I wasn’t looking for more deals. - Mark"] The best part of this podcast is Mark’s amazing advice. Mark says that the only way to stay focused is to zero in on only a few things in the beginning. Take the time to narrow your focus, build your team, and establish a strong foundation at first. Whether your business is in flipping homes, rental properties, or a quirky BPO listing strategy, the best way to succeed is to focus on the solid base of this business. Remember - Staying focused will make you rich! MINUTE MARKERS 2:50 - Meet Mark, REO agent extraordinaire! 3:03 - investformore.com; check out his podcast Invest For More 3:30 - What areas of realty expertise is Mark zoning in on these days? 4:20 - The realty scene in Colorado is at $250K average 5:15 - Mark’s father got him involved in real estate investing 7:01 - Gary Keller book influenced 8:14 - We break down our individual reading strategies 10:17 - Mark Ferguson’s worst mistake was trying to do all the work himself 12:40 - How Mark developed his REO Investment Strategy 13:57 - Mark’s change in attitude helped him sell more houses 15:01 - How to work with the banks and the REO system all the way to commission 17:30 - How blurry is the line between agent and investor when working with REO? 18:22 - Making real money from Broker Price Opinions (BPOs) 20:37 - Mark Ferguson’s biggest piece of advice 21:41 - Find your niche in this business ASAP 22:32 - “Conquer the resistance” is Mark’s favorite business quote 24:04 - Mark isn’t super techy but dropbox is his favorite app 24:42 - Is Mark on Snapchat yet? 25:12 - YouTube Connect is going to be the new Periscope 26:10 - What is “Third Circle Theory”? 27:00 - Mark has a night routine with his office in the basement 28:30 - The biggest lesson Mark Ferguson learned in this business 29:33 - Family support is crucial to Mark’s success 30:43 - What happened when Mark hired his first mentor? 33:06 - We both think of coaching as an asset and not a liability 34:55 - Check out Mark and his ’99 Diablo Lamborghini 35:45 - Get with Mark on his blog for some free coaching 36:55 - Investformore.com and Mark’s shop 39:30 - Time isn’t recyclable – call me at www.callwithcory.com [Tweet "Once I put myself out there and started taking risks, things took off - Mark"] Links and Resources: Gary Keller The One Thing Third Circle Theory: Purpose Through Observation The War of Art NRBA Conference Dropbox app Facebook Live Google Hangouts Full Transcript Download the PDF Transcription Cory: What is going on, party people? This is Cory Boatright, I'm your host and founder of Real Estate Investing Profits and your host here on Profit Master Podcast Series. I'm excited about Mark Ferguson. He’s coming on here just a little bit and he’s a real estate agent...
Direct download: Episode_33_Mark_Ferguson_Awesome_Investor_REO_Agent_from_Colorado.mp3
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Kirby Atwell from iCandy Homes is on the podcast today! This guy got his feet wet in realty with a rental property in Hawaii when he was still in the military, and now he’s winning clients with bandit signs. Who’d have thought you could turn over million-dollar properties with old-school marketing like that? He’s sharing that strategy and few of his other profit-making secrets today, and you’re definitely going to learn how you can apply modern marketing to the tried-and-true methods of our business. [youtube]https://youtu.be/EeuLvBWpwLM[/youtube] Something as easy as SEO keywords can transform your signs into the pull you need. Kirby shares how one simple word like “fast” on a bandit sign totally skyrocketed his client list. He surveyed his clients and asked them directly why the sign was effective and it completely revamped his approach to marketing. Kirby’s ability to work with the psychology of this business is what really helps him nail these big sales. He’s all about talking, negotiating, and vetting. That’s right, vetting. Kirby will vet for anyone, including partners, clients, and contractors. He breaks down his vetting strategy for contractors as: Start a bidding process between 6-8 contractors Show each contractor the property at the same time - let them know they’re competing! Choose your top 3 or 4 bids Check out the top contractors’ previous and/or current projects to get a feel for how they work [Tweet "Learn how to negotiate with the seller, that’s where you're going to get grand slam deals. - Kirby"] This is just one of the many strategy nuggets Kirby is dropping on today’s episode. He truly understands what motivates this business, so catch up with him and a few of his biggest influences by tuning in now. MINUTE MARKERS 3:03 - Meet Kirby Atwell! 3:42 - Kirby’s expertise in fix-and-flip AND brokerage 4:40 - Why and how Kirby’s fix-and-flip partnership works 5:15 - What it’s like to work with $1Million+ properties 6:57 - Rich Dad Poor Dad radically changed Kirby’s perspective 8:39 - The biggest influence in Kirby’s career is his mom (no joke!) 10:00 - What big lesson did Kirby learn from contractors? 11:45 - The processes and systems Kirby applied after his contracting experiences 12:47 - Kirby’s inside tips for finding the best contractor 14:17 - Kirby’s Secret Sauce (or, his personal profit-making strategy) 14:50 - How old school bandit signs work for Kirby’s team 16:20 - You’ll never guess Kirby’s marketing strategy 18:00 - Insider Strategy: How to save your phone number as a website 19:40 - How Kirby designs his marketing survey 21:40 - Kirby’s best piece of business advice 24:55 - How to use the hard stuff – like negotiation and sales – to build your business 26:35 - Kirby breaks down his psychology of the sale with Sean Terry’s podcast 27:30 - Kirby’s favorite motivational quotes 29:50 - How to take a smart risk 31:00 - Kirby’s favorite apps and how they keep him organized 32:35 - Kirby’s winning morning routine 33:00 - What’s in Kirby’s green shake? 34:13 - Kirby’s most important life lesson 37:12 - What is Kirby most grateful for? 38:06 - Why you need a mentor from Day 1 (and how to vet them) 38:58 - How starting a family changes Kirby’s business perspective 41:00 - Get in touch with Kirby (and ask about joint ventures!) kirby@icandyhomes.com [Tweet "You really got to invest in yourself and invest in your knowledge. - Kirby"] Links and Resources: Check out Kirby’s website. And if you’re in the Midwest, get with Kirby for some winning joint venture opportunities: kirby@icandyhomes.com And if you haven’t read it yet, you need to catch up with the rest of us:  Rich Dad Poor Dad Podio & Strikingly for website design Sean Terry’s Ultimate Real Estate Investing Podcast Brian Tracy’s Success Channel Microsoft’s OneNote app Audible fitlife.tv Full Transcript Download the PDF Transcription
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Today’s guest - Josh Schoenly, The Client Alchemist – has one of the smartest real estate investment strategies I’ve seen. He knows that working smart is a supplement for the hard work you’re already putting in, and the processes he talks about today are going to totally transform your digital marketing strategy. I ask him the hard questions you wanted to know in order to get your social media working for you. Finding invisible audiences, reconnecting with old clients, and starting the conversation with new ones are all part of Josh’s strategy. [youtube]https://youtu.be/wUYWBW360pI[/youtube] Josh is the co-founder of Client Alchemist, and he helps investors connect with clients all across the globe. His four step process, which he calls “The Hierarchy of Connecting”, will break you out of that sales-person mentality: Identify Attract Connect Converse And that fourth step is the most important. Starting that conversation instead of focusing on the conversion is the key to Josh’s success. Serving people - embodying that mentor persona - is exactly how you will stay productive and profitable in this business, and we get into the ways you can do that in today’s episode. [Tweet "Every case where I’ve had success, I can tie it back to my ability to take action. - Josh"] MINUTE MARKERS 3:13 - Josh Schoenly is doing big things in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 4:10 - How did Josh get involved with real estate? 7:34 - Reading Rich Dad Poor Dad changed Josh’s life (as it does for most of us!) 8:36 - Josh breaks down the “enough is enough!” moment in his career 10:50 - Who influenced Josh the most? 12:05 - The hard lessons Josh learned from those money pit properties 13:28 - We discuss why perfection is the enemy of productivity 14:20 - Josh shares his #1 Investing Strategy (although it’s a little old school) 15:37 - How to strategize your efforts online with Facebook 19:02 - Josh’s 4 Step Strategy: The Hierarchy of Connecting 21:08 - Creating content online to identify and attract your “invisible audiences” online 22:55 - Taking advantage of local advertisement 24:30 - How Josh connects with his audience and builds a fan base 25:25 - Connecting and conversing work together in Josh’s strategy 26:00 - Breaking out of the sales-person mentality: more listening, more conversations 28:12 - Josh shares number advice for running a successful business 29:23 - Josh had a breakthrough when he put his business blinders on 31:04 - Josh’s favorite motivational business quote 31:48 - Secrets of the Millionaire Mind changed Josh’s life 32:33 - Josh and Cory debate over the better Podcast apps 36:03 - Josh’s 4 kids mess with his morning routine 38:34 - What is Josh grateful for now? 41:11 - How coaches and mentors transform your perspective 44:11 - Truth and accountability will take you far in this business 47:13 - Josh’s biggest motivator might surprise you [Tweet "People hate to be sold, but they love to be served. - Josh"] Links and Resources: Connect with Josh on LinkedIn and The Client Alchemist for his blog, products, and Podcast: The Client Alchemist Show Check out the library of Russ Whitney, one of Josh’s favorite authors My Speed desktop app Cast app And for health and wellness: Juicify app and Fitlife.tv Full Transcript Download the PDF Transcription Cory: What is going on, how are you doing? This is Cory Boatright, I'm your host of Real Estate Investing Profit Masters podcast series here, CEO of Real Estate Investing Profits. I hope you're having a productive, phenomenal, fun day today.I'm bringing you another guest, his name is John Schoenly. He’s actually somebody that focuses heavily on vigil marketing for real estate investing agents and real estate investors alike. He knows his stuff as you're going to see. We went through a four step process that he goes through and identifies how best to get these prospects knocking on your door dig...
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I’m changing up this episode of Real Estate Investment Masters because my guest today isn’t focused on investing. Frank Curtin is focused on investors. I have known Frank Curtin for 6 years now, and he’s part of my mastermind group, so I’ve seen firsthand how he’s helped investors just like us get organized, get focused, and start succeeding the way they’re supposed to in this business. He breaks down the 8 core things you must know to have a thriving business and shares his experiences and anecdotes so you can see how his processes work in real life with real business models. [youtube]https://youtu.be/J0VZylKXSR0[/youtube] Real estate investment requires focus, time, and the ability to implement the systems, software, and processes that work best for you and your team. Frank discusses how to break down your unique abilities so you can see what’s working for you and what isn’t.  In fact, if you tune in right now, Frank and I are going to tell you exactly how you can start transforming your job and your small business into your full-time and fulfilling career. [Tweet "If you happen to like and love what you do, that’s your unique ability. - Frank"] MINUTE MARKERS 3:45 - Frank focuses on real estate investors and helps them grow their businesses 4:42 - What is Frank’s expertise with investors like us? 7:07 - How Frank went from working for IBM to working for himself 8:38 - Frank’s prism metaphor will help you focus on what’s important 10:24 - What “unique ability” means for your business and your investments 12:05 - Using your solo org chart to help you hire the right people for the right job 14:42 - The grueling process of acquisition and how implementing procedures can help break down your systems into manageable units 16:20 - Understanding Frank’s Level 10 process and the bigger part of building a business (FYI Frank runs his Level 10 every week) 19:20 - How Frank defines his to-do list 21:57 - The 8 core questions you should be asking yourself about your business 28:20 - Frank’s experience makes him one of the most trustworthy mentors out there today 29:56 - How these processes put 100% of your team on the same page 30:28 - Frank’s favorite business quote 32:06 - The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni changed Frank’s life 33:27 - Frank’s a techie, so check out his top 3 favorite mobile apps 34:45 - Frank’s morning routine starts at 7am every morning no matter what 36:17 - What loss taught Frank to be most grateful for 38:24 - Where fulfillment in life comes from (and it’s not personal genius) 42:05 - Why does Frank get so charged about what he does for a living? 44:33 - Get in touch with Frank at www.thesmartguides.com for some free resources 45:00 - The biggest thing Frank wants to do right now is help those who many not have the opportunity to grow their businesses the way they want 47:30 - What hiring a coach and mentor can do for you and your business [Tweet "When I learned to serve and lead with service, I experienced joys I can’t begin to describe. - Frank"] Links and Resources: Build your business around Traction by Gino Wickman and check out his other book Rocket Fuel, co-written with Mark Winters Use Glip to communicate with the team Use Smart Sheet for managing projects Frank created Doc and Do for process management Full Transcript Download the PDF Transcription Cory: Welcome, welcome, welcome! This is Cory Boatright, your founder of Real Estate Investing Profits, host of Real Estate Profit Master podcast series. What is going on? Hope you're having a phenomenal, productive, fun day, don’t leave out the fun. Everything else doesn’t really matter sometimes if you leave out the fun.We’re going to bring you another incredible guest, his name is Frank Curtin. I’ve known Frank for a little while, probably about 6 years. He’s also in the Collective Genius Mastermind which many of our guests we bring on here are a part of becau...
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