BiggerPockets Podcast 066: Flips, Apartments, & Protecting Yourself From Professional Tenants with Michael Blank

BiggerPockets Podcast 066: Flips, Apartments, & Protecting Yourself From Professional Tenants with Michael Blank

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On today’s show, we sit down with real estate entrepreneur Michael Blank to talk about his journey from a successful house flipping business and his entrance into apartment buildings… and the systems needed to run his investments well.

Michael is a business entrepreneur through and through and today we get to talk about everything from getting started, investing with no money, working with (and as) a wholesaler, and even hear the story of the professional tenant that almost destroyed Michael’s investment career!

This show is packed with useful, actionable tips, so don’t forget your pen and paper on this one… you are going to need it!

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  • How Michael started his investing journey by flipping dozens of houses per year
  • Why building up a network of wholesalers is important
  • How Michael raised money to fund his flipping
  • The “magic question” to ask when raise private money
  • Michael mistakes and successes when getting started
  • Developing a great real estate team
  • Using virtual assistants in your business
  • Michael’s transition from flipping to apartment complexes
  • Michael’s tricks for finding great commercial real estate deals
  • Michaels take on the topic of rent control
  • Michael’s major mistakes in his REI career… and that one tenant in DC
  • And so much more!

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Tweetable Topics

“Cutting corners hurts you and your business at the end of the day.” (Tweet This!)

“When you have a good team, firing on all cylinders, you can do amazing things.” (Tweet This!)

“You get what you negotiate.” (Tweet This!)

“The secret to success is to be intentional.” (Tweet This!)

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