Latest Episode • July 3, 2021

Rookie Podcast 92: Rookie Reply: How to Fund Rehabs and Renovations

This week’s question comes from Shantay on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Shantay is asking: We are about to close on a duplex.  It is going to need a $6k-$10k upgrade. What are some options for funding the rehab cost? Different investors have different preferred methods of funding rehabs ... show more

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Previous Episodes

June 30, 2021

Rookie Podcast 91: 8 Units, 10 Wholesale Deals, and $0 Spent on Marketing w/ @Liliinvests

Lili Thompson didn’t plan on getting into real estate investing, she was supposed to be a WNBA prospect. After tearing her ACL in college, she was brought onto the Harlem Globetrotters to showcase her ... show more

June 26, 2021

Rookie Podcast 90: Rookie Reply: How to Find the Owner of a Property (Without Being Creepy)

This week’s question comes from Joey on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Joey is asking: Was driving in a new part of town and came across a house that had a yard that hasn’t been maintained in ... show more

June 23, 2021

Rookie Podcast 89: Buying Non-Traditional Properties as a Rookie Real Estate Investor

Sometimes, new real estate investors tend to forget about the other types of real estate investing outside of single-family and multifamily homes. What about self-storage, or commercial, or in Matt Ra ... show more

June 19, 2021

Rookie Podcast 88: Rookie Reply: Analyzing a Short-Term Rental Market

Today, we have a question from Ashley to Tony, on a subject he has a lot of experience in. Ashley wants to know: How do you analyze a market for short-term rentals? Which factors come into play and ho ... show more

June 16, 2021

Rookie Podcast 87: Couple Leaves Their W2s (During COVID!) To Go Full Time in Real Estate

Young love is beautiful, but what’s even more beautiful is young love that produces residual income together! That’s exactly what Sam and Nick of Eagle Hill Homes have done. Even though they have been ... show more

June 12, 2021

Rookie Podcast 86: Rookie Reply: What Should I Look Out for on Mobile Home Parks?

This week’s question comes from Adri on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Adri is asking: I came across a seller financed mobile home park, this would be my first out of state investment. What sh ... show more

June 9, 2021

Rookie Podcast 85: Stop Creating Your Own Roadblocks to Investing with Justin Munk

Coming up with capital isn’t easy when you’re just starting out. How are you supposed to get 20% down for one property, let alone multiple when trying to grow your portfolio. This was the predicament ... show more

June 5, 2021

Rookie Podcast 84: Rookie Reply: Pros & Cons of Inherited Tenants

This week’s question comes from Joaquin on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Joaquin is asking: When you purchase a property with a tenant already in the middle of their lease can you increase th ... show more

June 2, 2021

Rookie Podcast 83: College Coach with 10 "Doors" Renting By the Room to Students

Many landlords decide to switch from renting by the unit to renting by the room in order to maximize cash flow per unit. Renting by the room is usually best situated for students and for properties ne ... show more

May 29, 2021

Rookie Podcast 82: Rookie Reply: How To Split Finances in a Partnership/Joint Venture

This week’s question comes from Jimmy on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Jimmy is asking a couple of great questions about those in partnerships going in on a property: How do we split the c ... show more

May 26, 2021

Rookie Podcast 81: David Greene on Where Rookies Go Wrong When Looking for an Agent

A familiar voice pops in for this episode of the Rookie Podcast, it’s David Greene! The real estate agent, investor, entrepreneur, and co-host of the BiggerPockets Real Estate podcast joins us to talk ... show more

May 22, 2021

Rookie Podcast 80: Rookie Reply: How Does Property Management Handle Maintenance?

This week’s question comes from Bryan on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Bryan is asking:  How do PM (property management) companies handle maintenance? Do they fix the issue and submit invoice ... show more

May 19, 2021

Rookie Podcast 79: 19 Year Old College Student Making $18,000 Per Deal

Wholesaling is a tough game. Most investors who try their hand at wholesaling quit after only a few months, while those who have the grit to stick it out can end up making a much-deserved profit. Even ... show more

May 15, 2021

Rookie Podcast 78: Rookie Reply: How Do I Estimate Property Taxes?

This week’s question comes from Gre on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Gre is asking: How do you find accurate property tax info, including school taxes, when running numbers on a potential inv ... show more

May 12, 2021

Rookie Podcast 77: CPA Answers Depreciation, House-Hacking, and Rookie Tax Questions

Amanda Han is a familiar face to the BiggerPockets audience. She’s been featured on the BiggerPockets podcasts before and has written multiple books published by BiggerPockets (The Book on Tax Strateg ... show more

May 8, 2021

Rookie Podcast 76: From No Experience to Multi-Million Dollar Business with Ellen Bennett

Before cooking at Michelin star restaurants, Ellen Bennett worked as a lottery announcer, an English tutor, and a “booth babe”. All of these jobs taught her to be comfortable in uncomfortable position ... show more

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