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Imagine you are friends with hundreds of real estate investors and entrepreneurs. Now imagine you can grab a beer with each of them and casually chat about failures, successes, motivations, and lessons learned. That’s what The BiggerPockets Podcast delivers. Co-hosted by Brandon Turner, David Greene, and BiggerPockets founder Joshua Dorkin, this podcast provides actionable advice from investors and other real estate professionals every week. The show won’t tell you how to “get rich quick” or sell you a course, boot camp, or guru system; instead, the BiggerPockets Podcast will give you real strategies that work for real people. Start listening and join the 1.3 million members who are learning to invest! Visit biggerpockets.com, and follow us on Instagram (@biggerpockets, @beardybrandon, @davidgreene24, @jrdorkin) and Twitter (@BiggerPockets, @BrandonAtBP, @DavidGreene24, and @jrdorkin).

Imagine you are friends with hundreds of real estate investors and entrepreneurs. Now imagine you can grab a beer with each of them and casually chat about failures, successes, motivations, and lessons learned. That’s what The BiggerPockets Podcast delivers. Co-hosted by Brandon Turner, David Greene, and BiggerPockets founder Joshua Dorkin, this podcast provides actionable advice from investors and other real estate professionals every week. The show won’t tell you how to “get rich quick” or sell you a course, boot camp, or guru system; instead, the BiggerPockets Podcast will give you real strategies that work for real people. Start listening and join the 1.3 million members who are learning to invest! Visit biggerpockets.com, and follow us on Instagram (@biggerpockets, @beardybrandon, @davidgreene24, @jrdorkin) and Twitter (@BiggerPockets, @BrandonAtBP, @DavidGreene24, and @jrdorkin).

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Imagine you are friends with hundreds of real estate investors and entrepreneurs. Now imagine you can grab a beer with each of them and casually chat about failures, successes, motivations, and lessons learned. That’s what The BiggerPockets Podcast delivers. Co-hosted by Brandon Turner, David Greene, and BiggerPockets founder Joshua Dorkin, this podcast provides actionable advice from investors and other real estate professionals every week. The show won’t tell you how to “get rich quick” or sell you a course, boot camp, or guru system; instead, the BiggerPockets Podcast will give you real strategies that work for real people. Start listening and join the 1.3 million members who are learning to invest! Visit biggerpockets.com, and follow us on Instagram (@biggerpockets, @beardybrandon, @davidgreene24, @jrdorkin) and Twitter (@BiggerPockets, @BrandonAtBP, @DavidGreene24, and @jrdorkin).

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English


Episodes

467: #1 NYT Bestselling Author Adam Grant on the Need to “Think Again”

5/9/2021
Everyone wants to be right all the time. We have so many preconceived notions running through our heads at all times, and we always think that we’re the ones standing on the right side of history. What if that train of thought was secretly pushing you to failure, or even death? Adam Grant argues this point in his book Think Again. Adam hypothesizes that the main reason so many businesses, relationships, and experiments fail is because those in them tend to be locked in on one view. How many...

Duration:01:19:15

466: Buying “Lottery Ticket” Investment Properties with Alan Corey

5/6/2021
Alan Corey has had an interesting career to say the least. He’s been an IT worker, a comedian, an author, a real estate investor, and even a reality TV star. Alan has always been fascinated with making passive income in a frugal, but very intelligent way. He’s so frugal in fact, that he made up a crazy story to be on the Jerry Springer show, just to get a free trip to Chicago out of it. Talk about being committed! Alan’s real estate story starts off with buying a 1 bedroom apartment in...

Duration:01:18:50

465: How Ryan Serhant Uses "Big Money Energy" To Make Millions

5/2/2021
If you don’t feel amped up to accomplish your goals, you definitely will after this episode. Today we talk to real estate agent, entrepreneur, author, and Million Dollar Listing New York star, Ryan Serhant. You’ve probably seen Ryan selling ridiculously nice (and expensive) homes on TV, but today you’ll be the private audience to hear his backstory, his work ethic, and how he developed his big confidence. Ryan moved to New York to become the next big star in theatre, but after seeing the...

Duration:01:13:12

464: Scammed, Cheated, But Still Coming Out with 50 units with Welby Accely

4/29/2021
Many, many people give up on real estate after just one bad deal, one bad tenant, or one bad flip. But what if you lost all you had from real estate deals, would you still be willing to bet on real estate? What if you lost it all twice? Welby Accely, has been in that position. He lost all he had, two separate times through dicey real estate deals. He never did give up on real estate, and now he’s sitting on 50 rentals and over 70 completed flips. Welby grew up in Brooklyn, and knew that his...

Duration:00:54:55

463: How to Get Your First or Next Property (Step-by-Step) in 90 Days

4/25/2021
We often have famous guests come on the BiggerPockets podcast and talk about their deals, their businesses, and their journey. Today you’ll hear from one of the biggest real estate celebrities, Brandon Turner, as he goes through the 90-day challenge, preparing you to buy your first (or next) real estate deal in the next 90 days. You’ll hear Brandon’s story on why he went into real estate, how he grew his portfolio, and the exact steps he took to reach financial freedom and grow his...

Duration:01:21:09

462: The 5 Fundamentals That Lead to $35M of Real Estate in 1 Year with Terrance Doyle

4/22/2021
Some would call Terrance Doyle a “baller”. Not because he’s done hundreds of millions of dollars in real estate transactions, or because he has done over 600 flips, or because he helps lead the Tribe of Multifamily Mentors. Terrance played college basketball, which grew into working as an NBA sports agent, garnering him access to famous coaches, players, and executives. Terrance and a couple of his college teammates started a franchise after college, and needed somewhere to park cash....

Duration:01:22:10

461: Defeating the "Enemy of Success" with Steven Pressfield (The War of Art)

4/18/2021
It’s daunting to wake up every day and try your best at whatever it is that you do. Maybe it’s your job, maybe it’s real estate, maybe it’s writing a book. When you sit down at your desk, there’s that little voice that says “get another cup of coffee” or “just take a little email break before you start” or “you’re not going to get anything done, who are you kidding?” This is the voice of resistance, and to author Steven Pressfield, it’s a voice that needs to be silenced and controlled at...

Duration:01:15:15

460: From Sleeping on a Couch to Owning 20 Units (in 2 Years!) with Robert Charles & Ayoka Moss

4/15/2021
If you’re listening to the BiggerPockets podcast, you know that the only way to reach financial success is to climb the corporate ladder, right? Nope! Yet, many people still believe that the only way for them to get rich is by going above and beyond for a job, only to be let go when the company is sold or merged. This is exactly what Ayoka Moss and Robert Charles thought, until they were put in a situation where entrepreneurialism and real estate was the only option. Ayoka had serious...

Duration:01:27:51

459: The Superpower of Listening: Get More Out of Your Conversations

4/11/2021
Have you ever been in a conversation where someone has had to ask you to repeat something multiple times? It’sfrustrating when you’re trying to tell someone something and they just won’t listen, but what about all the times you’ve been distracted in a conversation? There are a handful of reasons why humans aren’t great at listening, but the benefits to becoming a true listener are off the charts. Better connections, more trust, and happier relationships just to tout a few. In her book,...

Duration:01:13:57

458: Ditching "Active Investing" for More Passive Income Streams with Tamar Hermes

4/8/2021
Every real estate investor knows that things don’t always go as well as we’d like. What happens when you’re hit with a $16,000 bill to fix a sewer, or when 20 of your tenants call you all at once with problems? Some things, like those examples, make active real estate investors envy passive investors. This is why Tamar Hermes decided to go on a more passive route for real estate investing. Tamar started at age 28, working as an executive in the television industry. She realized that she was...

Duration:01:06:38

457: How Thinking 5 Moves Ahead Can Make You Millions with Patrick Bet-David

4/4/2021
Some people are born into wealth, but none are born into success. Success needs to be earned, through pain, hard work, and perseverance. Patrick Bet-David came to the United States during the Iranian Revolution of 1978, after already being a refugee in Germany. Patrick served in the U.S. Army and prided himself on his ability to party, but after a family health emergency, he decided enough was enough, and he became the hard-working, driven man he is today. Now, a successful businessman,...

Duration:01:04:22

456: 126 Multi-Family Units On a Military Salary with Erika Sleger

4/1/2021
Anything over 100 units tends to scare many investors, especially rookie investors. How do you even get to 100 units when it’s already challenging enough to get one? That answer is simple: stack them slowly over time. That’s exactly what today’s guest, Erika Sleger, did. Erika heard about house hacking from a lecture in college, so once she graduated she decided to buy a fourplex, live in one unit, and rent out the others. She learnt some valuable skills from that first fourplex and later...

Duration:00:56:40

455: Mixtapes to Millions in Real Estate with DJ Envy and Cesar Pina

3/28/2021
You’ve probably heard of The Breakfast Club, the morning radio show in over 90 markets that covers everything from hip hop culture, to celebrity gossip, to politics and more. If you've listened, you may recognize DJ Envy’s voice. He’s here today with his partner Cesar Pina, to talk real estate, seminars, and business. DJ Envy grew up in Queens, New York, and was neighbors with a successful DJ. After he heard how much money DJs were making in the city, he decided to start DJ-ing himself, and...

Duration:01:07:15

454: Retiring in 2 years Through “Aggressive” Rental Property Investing with Rachel Richards

3/25/2021
Retiring via passive income is why most people get into real estate, but rarely does someone accomplish that goal within just two years! Rachel Richards, real estate investor, agent, and author of Money Honey shares her story of aggressive real estate acquisition. All purchased, by the way, with at least 20% down! While her friends in high school may have been reading for fun, Rachel was reading Rich Dad Poor Dad and trying to find the best way to become financially free. After she...

Duration:01:03:59

453: Live Q&A with Brandon and David: Risk, Partnerships, Inspiration and Opportunity of Real Estate

3/21/2021
We’re taking a bit of a detour from our regular programming to answer some live questions on real estate mindset! Brandon and David take live questions from investors across the nation on some of the most hard-hitting/commonly contemplated real estate questions and topics such as… perceived “risk” keep the fire going allow team members to take on your roles fear of partnershipsbalance ambition and being content find inspirationSO much opportunity Brandon and David spend some time...

Duration:01:21:27

452: Landing Incredible Deals Using This “Scary” Technique with Steve Trang

3/18/2021
Steve Trang is all over social media, he runs a real estate brokerage, a sales training business, and a title company, but he didn’t start out as a real estate professional. Steve was actually an engineer at Intel before he made the leap to become an agent. As luck would have it, Steve got in right as the market was about to tank in 2007/2008. Did this stop him from finding success? Of course not! Steve was interested in real estate, and after finding out what agents did for a living, he...

Duration:01:06:32

451: Stop Chasing the “False Summit”: Have Better Relationships and Results with Michael Hyatt

3/14/2021
Does it ever seem like working overtime is a competition? We often see people bragging about how they work 60 hour weeks, work on weekends, or spend the most time at the office or in front of their computer. Does this constant overworking actually accomplish something or is it more of a chest-beating competition? Michael Hyatt argues that working crazy hours rarely does anything for our productivity, and if anything, can make our work sluggish and dull. He should know, in the beginning of...

Duration:01:13:35

450: How Your First Time Home Buying Decision Affects Long-Term Wealth with Scott and Mindy

3/11/2021
First-time home buyer? At some point, all of us were. How do you make sure you’re getting a great deal, how should you pay for it, and what can you do to make sure it’s a purchase that will help you grow your wealth. In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Scott Trench and Mindy Jensen, hosts of the BiggerPockets Money Show. Their new book, First-Time Home Buyer, shows how to buy your first property in a way that sets you up for long-term success. Most people see their primary home as an...

Duration:01:10:49

449: How Emails Are Constantly Destroying Your Productivity with Cal Newport

3/7/2021
We’ve known for a long time that humans aren’t great at multitasking. Once distracted, our brains find it hard to let go of the new information we’ve just learnt or seen. This is why the constant onslaught of emails, messages, texts, and phone calls could be killing our productivity and creativity. Cal Newport, author of A World Without Email, has seen this first hand. Cal discusses something he likes to call “Hyperactive Hivemind Workflow”, which is essentially what happens to our brains...

Duration:01:14:48

448: The Lazy Person’s Guide to Financial Freedom in Less Than 10 Years with Dion Mcneeley

3/4/2021
Busy people tend to be...busy, and often, real estate investing is one of the things that they “just don’t have time for”. If you feel that way, listen to today’s guest, Dion Mcneeley as he describes his own system for buying real estate the “lazy” way. Dion was a police officer and a truck driving instructor, taking care of his kids as a single parent, and struggling to get ahead. He went from $89,000 in debt to becoming debt free and financially free, thanks to the help of rental...

Duration:01:04:17