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Brandon Turner

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Brandon Turner (G+) is the BiggerPockets.com Senior Editor and Community Director. He is also an Active Real Estate Investor (Flips, Apartments, and Buy-and-Hold), Entrepreneur, World Traveler, Third-Person Speaker, and Husband. Come hang out with him on Twitter!

Brandon has written 242 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


Podcast

BP Podcast 094: House Hacking, Partnerships, and Investing in Multifamilies While Working a Full Time Job with Michael Siekerka

by Brandon Turner October 30, 2014
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Starting out in the world of house flipping and landlording can be taxing and a lot to take on at first, but it’s all a learning experience, which is why we want you to get to know a master at both, Michael Siekerka.  Michael’s first real estate investing experience was just six months after he […]

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Flipping Houses & Rehabbing*

Flipping Houses: 101 Awesome Quick Tips for Success

by Brandon Turner October 25, 2014
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This morning I discovered something terrible while standing in the shower… I had forgotten a towel.  And worse, I was not at my house. I’m spending the week with my fellow host of the BiggerPockets Podcast, Josh Dorkin, and his wonderful family and I couldn’t simply streak through the home to get back to my […]

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Podcast

BP Podcast 093: 0 to 400 Deals (in 5 Years!) via Smart Marketing with Erik Stark

by Brandon Turner October 23, 2014
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Many people take their time in building their real estate investing… but not today’s guest, who has used his incredible marketing skills to do more than 400 deals in the past five years! Erik Stark got his start after he had been flipping cars out of high school and wanted to move on to bigger, better things. […]

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Investor Financing and Creative Real Estate Strategies*

How to Invest in Real Estate with No Money Down (4 Rules You NEED to Follow!)

by Brandon Turner October 18, 2014
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(The following is an excerpt from the recent book we published here at BiggerPockets, “The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down.”  Pick up the physical book, the digital book, or the audiobook today at BiggerPockets.com/nomoney or get the physical book on Amazon! Now, onto the post!) How to Invest […]

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Podcast

BP Podcast 092: No (and Low) Money Down Real Estate Investing with Brandon Turner

by Brandon Turner October 16, 2014
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What would you do if you didn’t need money to invest in real estate anymore? That’s the question we tackle today on the BiggerPockets Podcast as we interview one of our own… Brandon Turner, to learn how he’s purchased over $2,000,000 of real estate with almost no money of his own! Brandon, although co-host on […]

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Personal Finance*

Easy DIY Home Projects Anyone Can Do to Save Money (Infographic)

by Brandon Turner October 11, 2014
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Wanna know a secret about me? I used to be a general contractor. Yep — for about two weeks. I was building up my rental portfolio and figured, “Hey…as long as I’m doing all this work on my own rentals, I might as well do it for other people, too.” Thus “Open Door Maintenance” was […]

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Podcast

BP Podcast Show 91: Getting Started as a Real Estate Wholesaler with Ben Grise

by Brandon Turner October 9, 2014
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Getting your first few real estate deals can be exceptionally tough — which is why today we wanted to introduce you to an investor who is just wrapping up his first INCREDIBLE year as a wholesaler: Ben Grise. During his first year, Ben earned more from wholesaling than most Americans earn from their jobs — […]

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Business Management & Productivity*

10 Things Only Personal Finance Nerds Would Understand

by Brandon Turner October 4, 2014
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At one point in high school, I was the captain of both the Math Club and the AV Club. I did school plays, enjoyed a game of Magic the Gathering from time to time, spent many days building computers and many nights at “LAN parties” playing Starcraft with my friends. It’s safe to say I was am […]

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Podcast

BP Podcast 090: My First Real Estate Investment – A Newbie Podcast With Matt, Romeo and KC

by Brandon Turner October 2, 2014
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Don’t miss this special feature, as we come to you live from FinCon 2014 for Podcast 90! In a BiggerPockets Podcast first, we sit down and chat live with financial conference attendees Matt Giovanisci from New Jersey, Romeo Jeremiah from Detroit and KC Beavers from Rochester, NY, three real estate investor newbies with fascinating stories […]

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Landlording and Rental Property Investing*

The Ultimate Guide to Analyzing Rental Properties (+ Free PDF!)

by Brandon Turner September 28, 2014
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Let me ask you a question: how long does it take you to pick out your clothes in the morning? I bet it takes longer than most people will spend doing the math on their next real estate investments.  I just don’t get it. People think the best deals are done on “intuition” and just […]

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Podcast

BP Podcast 089: From High School Dropout to 300+ Real Estate Deals with Engelo Rumora

by Brandon Turner September 25, 2014
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Looking to be inspired? Today on The BiggerPockets Podcast we sit down and chat with Engelo Rumora, a real estate investor with a fascinating story that involved dropping out of high school, playing professional soccer, and building up a massive real estate investment business across two continents! Don’t miss this incredible interview where we cover numerous […]

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Podcast

BP Podcast 087: How to Thrive After The Collapse of a Real Estate Empire with Nathan Brooks

by Brandon Turner September 11, 2014
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Failure is no stranger in the real estate industry which is why we are excited to bring Nathan Brooks to The BiggerPockets Podcast today, an investor who knows firsthand that real estate can be tough! Nathan is an investor (both flips and rentals) from Kansas who went through a very difficult period during the real estate crash, losing […]

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Real Estate Investing Basics*

Property Investment: 5 1/2 Tips for Success

by Brandon Turner September 6, 2014
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I was 12 years old when I took off my face. Okay, maybe it wasn’t my whole face, but it was a good section of skin covering my nose, forehead, and chin. And if it hadn’t been for that rock getting in the way of the wheel on the scooter I was riding, I would have […]

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Podcast

BP Podcast 086 – House Hacking Your Way to 97 Units (While Holding a Full Time Job!) with Cory Binsfield

by Brandon Turner September 4, 2014
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Today on the BiggerPockets Podcast we sit down with Cory Binsfield, a multifamily rental property investor who comes from Duluth, MN. If you ever feel like you don’t have enough time to invest in real estate, wait until you hear Cory’s story. He currently owns and manages 97 units himself while still working a full time job. Today he teaches us how […]

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Personal Finance*

The Simple Action No One Does That Will Make You A Millionaire

by Brandon Turner August 30, 2014
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What if I told you there was a simple,  almost guaranteed way to become a millionaire? No, this isn’t a late night informercial. This isn’t a system you can get for just $997.97.  This isn’t quick… and its not definitely easy. But it is VERY simple. Do I have your attention yet? Good. Because this […]

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