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Archive of Brian Burke

Brian Burke has been a real estate investor for more than 20 years, focusing on residential real estate (single-family and multifamily) as well as development, self storage, and commercial deals. Brian has completed more than 500 flips and has a current rental portfolio of 400+ residential units.

Brian has written 3 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


Flipping Houses & Rehabbing*

Case Study: How Flipping the Same House Twice Gave Me A Free Duplex

by Brian Burke May 30, 2014
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I’ve been in this business over 25 years…buying, rehabbing, and reselling distressed property. When you’ve been at it this long, once in a while the opportunity will arise to purchase and rehab a house that you’ve rehabbed and resold before. In recent years, I’ve had this opportunity about a dozen times. I have never actually […]

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Real Estate

Anatomy of the Catch 22: How “Keeping it Real” Both Helps and Hurts You as You Raise Capital for Your Business

by Brian Burke February 22, 2013
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Investor General’s Warning: The contents of this article may stunt your growth. Side effects include sleeping well at night, the ability to look at yourself in the mirror in the morning, and longevity in business. Raising money isn’t easy. Why make it harder than it needs to be? Because your long term success depends on […]

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Real Estate

Anatomy of the Grand Slam: How I Made $800,000 on One Flip

by Brian Burke January 29, 2013
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Gurus say it all the time: “there is huge money to be made investing in real estate. It’s so easy, in fact, that anyone can do it, in their spare time, with no money.” Yeah, right! The lure of big profits is what motivated most of us to get into this business. The absence of […]

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