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Archive of John Fedro

John Fedro has been investing in manufactured housing since 2002. John now spends his time continuing to build his cash-flow business in multiple states while helping others enjoy the same freedom he has achieved. Find John here.

John has written 86 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


Investor Psychology

7 Actionable Things You Can Do Today To Become a Better Real Estate Investor

by John Fedro April 15, 2014
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Two of the goals of this website and the investor-authors that contribute here are to provide you with real world topics and ideas that will improve your investing knowledge and businesses.  That is my hope with this post. Investing in real estate takes determination, a plan, dedication, and daily action. (Tweet This!) While you do […]

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Investor Psychology

How I Overcame Fear, Age, and Lack of Experience to Become a Successful Real Estate Investor

by John Fedro April 6, 2014
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As I make my way farther and farther into my thirties I see more and more younger faces coming into the understanding and business of investing in real estate for profit. Gone are the days of me being the youngest investor in my Real Estate Investor’s Club, local seminars, or other real estate related groups. […]

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General Real Estate

The 4 Levels of Learning in Real Estate Investment

by John Fedro March 28, 2014
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Welcome back, In last week’s article I wrote about how important “Clarity” and being clear in your business is for your forward progress, lowered stress level, and the general success of your real estate investing business. It is with this in mind that we will uncover the 4 stages of learning anything below. No matter […]

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General Real Estate

Clarity: The Key For Real Estate Success

by John Fedro March 14, 2014
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It is said that as human beings the easiest person to fool is ourselves. All too often we lie, cheat, manipulate, bully, and de-motivate ourselves on a regular basis. If this describes you or someone you know please send this article their way. The topic of this post is about the how and why to […]

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General Real Estate

Reading Between the Lines: Understanding Your Real Estate Buyers and Sellers

by John Fedro March 7, 2014
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Welcome back, As real estate investors we often have to be quick when it comes to reading people and making decisions about our buyers and sellers. While it is necessary, in this author’s mind, to be caring and honest with people you are dealing with it is also warranted to protect yourself from loss of […]

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General Real Estate

This Powerful Principle Will Increase Your Willingness to Produce Results

by John Fedro February 28, 2014
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As real estate investors we often think of ourselves as go-getters and self starters. Too often we are not wanting a boss looking over our shoulder or telling us what to do everyday. The reason many of us invest in real estate is to become financially independent enough to stop working our traditional careers. Then […]

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Real Estate Marketing

1 Trick for Being a LOUD and Proud Real Estate Investor

by John Fedro February 14, 2014
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Leads, leads, leads. I’m attending my local real estate investor’s club meeting tonight and getting ready to socialize with acquaintances and friends. There is something special that I make sure to do at every real estate club meeting or group function I attend. Seller leads come from advertising that you put out into the world, […]

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Investor Psychology

3 Creative Real Estate Deals That Transformed My Business

by John Fedro February 7, 2014
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Welcome back, “Real estate investing is easy. You simply purchase an unwanted property for cheap and resell it for a higher price.” This is what a young me thought 12 years ago, before I ever invested in a single property. Now with more than 100 deals under my belt I can safely say this is […]

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Mobile Homes

How to Quickly Analyze A Mobile Home Park for Sale as a Buyer

by John Fedro January 25, 2014
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By the end of this article you should have a better understanding of how to quickly analyze whether a mobile home park seller is asking a competitive, fair, average, or inflated asking price for his or her park. While individual mobile home investments are my typical topic of choice, this article concerns helping you quickly […]

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Investor Psychology

Expectations Can Lead To Suffering… Here’s How to Overcome

by John Fedro January 14, 2014
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As real estate investors our businesses often times revolve around the decisions of other people. While purchasing property we often times can find ourselves mentally crossing-our-fingers or saying our prayers in hopes a seller or buyer will make a decision which favors our wallets. These unnecessary and ill placed expectations can often times lead to […]

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Mobile Homes

4 More Reasons NOT to Invest in Mobile Homes Inside Parks

by John Fedro January 8, 2014
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Personally speaking I believe that clarity is immensely underrated in today’s world. Without clarity we find ourselves drifting through life, love, and business unclear about our next moves. Even worse we move forward with false ideas or misunderstood directions that may cause us to fall and stumble in confusion and costly errors. Clarity in any […]

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Mobile Homes

How Much Do You Know About Investing In Mobile Homes?

by John Fedro December 28, 2013
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Today’s lesson is designed to help you, the investor, get more comfortable interviewing sellers and understanding their mobile homes for sale. This exercise is aimed to help prepare you to: know when a seller is full of B.S. look for warning signs in any mobile home. get comfortable being in control while interviewing sellers and […]

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General Real Estate

Getting Started In Any New Real Estate Business

by John Fedro December 21, 2013
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There is typically a learning curve and/or stretching outside your comfort-zone with regards to beginning to invest in a new real estate niche. This week I would like to discuss something known as Transitional Vulnerability. Knowing what to expect and not expect during this stage of starting any new business will help ensure you can […]

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Mobile Homes

Who Pays Unpaid Lot Rent When You Buy A Used Mobile Home In A Park?

by John Fedro December 15, 2013
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What a great business it is to own a mobile home park. You own land that others have agreed to rent from you for years or decades at a time. In addition you can hold multiple mobile home units on your land and charge each owner monthly for this parking space. There are of course […]

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Mobile Homes

Loving People More Than Money As A Mobile Home Investor

by John Fedro December 7, 2013
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Over the past few years I have been in the unique position to work directly with brand new and novice mobile home investors. While the actionable tasks are relatively straight forward with regards to go here, say this, fill this out, and do that, there is a much less tangible but equally valuable mental aspect […]

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