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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 97 articles for The BiggerPockets Blog.


General Real Estate

Focus On The Positive While Real Estate Investing

by John Fedro August 8, 2014
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Welcome back, While learning, growing, and stretching our investing businesses many of us have inevitably make mistakes, not acted fast enough, or speculated more than we should. I know I have. “Focus on the bright side” is a popular and cheery mantra we often say to ourselves in moments we need to feel a little […]

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Mobile Homes

What to Look for In a Good Mobile Home Investment Deal

by John Fedro July 25, 2014
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Welcome back, This article is created to help investors who have little experience with mobile home investments. Mobile home are located in almost every city around the nation. If you have not seriously looked into this form of investing you may wish to dig a little deeper. Let me first say that the opinions and […]

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Mobile Homes

The Mobile Home Perimeter Zone

by John Fedro July 18, 2014
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Welcome back, In almost every city in America you will find some supply of mobile homes. These mobile homes and manufactured homes can be located inside preexisting parks and attached to private land the owner of the mobile home also owns. In many cities the highest density of these factory built homes are concentrated outside […]

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General Real Estate

How Do I Know What Type Of Real Estate Investing To Pursue?

by John Fedro July 4, 2014
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On a recent podcast titled Mobile Home Investing and Getting Started With John Fedro I was asked, “What is your advice for newer investors that are confused about which investing niche to pursue?” Today I wanted to dive deeper into that question and give some clarity to the newer investors having this same dilemma. Once […]

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Business Management & Productivity

Train Yourself to Wake Up Earlier (and Become a Better Real Estate Investor Because of it!)

by John Fedro June 27, 2014
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Real estate investing takes time and effort daily. Unless you are outsourcing much of your investor duties required to invest daily than you are likely in the need of more hours in the day. For many of us, some of the best hours we have are in the morning because our brains are refreshed and […]

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General Real Estate

The Importance of a Real Estate Track Sheet In the Face of Judgement

by John Fedro June 13, 2014
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Welcome back, It still blows my mind when some people believe that all real estate investors are all greedy, heartless, slum lords. I recently ran into a woman that immediately changed her attitude towards me once I told her I help buyers and sellers as a full-time real estate investor. Some people have incorrect misconceptions […]

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Investor Psychology

3 Reasons Why Being Last Is Better Than Being First In Real Estate

by John Fedro May 30, 2014
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Welcome back, The world is full of people who quit. A study I remember hearing years ago that frightened me terribly was that over 90% of people interested in real estate investments never close their first real estate investment deal. Why does this failure happen when people have such good intention and ambition when starting […]

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Investor Psychology

One Small Simple Step To Growing Your Network and Increasing Your Influence

by John Fedro May 23, 2014
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Welcome back, Everyone has to eat. One of the best things I did when I started my investing career was ask two active local real estate investors out to lunch to get to know each other and chit-chat. I did not only ask this from these two investors but continued taking different investors and real […]

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Real Estate Investing

How To Be Everywhere At Once In Real Estate

by John Fedro May 16, 2014
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Real estate investing is a people business. We make money by dealing with people. We work with sellers, buyers, Realtors, brokers, community mangers, sales reps, agents, lenders, strangers, friends, handyman, contractors, and many more people on a daily basis. We find properties, buy properties, and sell properties to people. The point being made above is […]

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General Real Estate

Which Mobile Homes Are The Best For Investing, Reselling, And Profiting?

by John Fedro May 2, 2014
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Welcome back, In last week’s article we discussed the importance of Investing with the path of least resistance when it comes to investing in individual mobile homes inside preexisting mobile home communities. In last week’s article we discussed the importance of investing in the right mobile home park when getting started. Many of the tips […]

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General Real Estate

Mobile Home Investing With The Path of Least Resistance: The Mobile Home Community

by John Fedro April 27, 2014
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Welcome back, While starting a new side business of real estate investing it can be important to take some time to understand the field you are climbing into. Additionally, once you have more and more clarity it can be prudent to try and stack the deck in your favor as the real estate investor. When […]

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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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