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Finding Your Unfair Advantage, Rural Investing, and Getting Started with Tom Sylvester

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Finding Your Unfair Advantage, Rural Investing, and Getting Started with Tom Sylvester

On today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we cover a huge variety of really interesting topics with real estate investor Tom Sylvester (yes, that rhymes!)

Tom has been investing in the Rochester, NY area for several years and has a great perspective on getting started, building systems to manage your business, investing in rural areas (or as Brandon says, “rrrrrurrral”,) and a whole lot more.

Don’t miss a second of this excellent interview!

Read the transcript for episode 45 with Tom Sylvester here.

Listen to the Podcast Here

In This Show, We Cover

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  • Tom’s early lessons
  • The advantages and disadvantages to rural investing
  • Finding mentors and networking
  • Talking with your spouse about getting started with real estate
  • Getting started with real estate at a young age
  • When is the right time to quit your day job?
  • Red flags for problem tenants
  • The $10 Toilet part that could have saved Tom hundreds of dollars
  • And much more.

Links from the Show

Books Mentioned in the Show

Tweetable Topics

Find your unfair advantage in business and exploit it. (Tweet This!)

What do you want your life to be? How are you going to get there? (Tweet This!)

If you aren’t finding success – be persistent but change your tactic. (Tweet This!)

Know the difference between a cheap property and deal. (Tweet This!)

Connect with Tom

Tom’s BiggerPockets Profile
Tom’s Website: Tom-Sylvester.com

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