BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast

BiggerPockets Podcast 084: Getting Started with Creative Finance and Designing Your Ideal Lifestyle With Chad Carson

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Today on the BiggerPockets Podcast we sit with Chad Carson, a full time real estate investor from Clemson, South Carolina. Chad brings expertise in a TON of areas including everything from fix-and-flips to creative finance, property management to buy-and-hold.

This show explores how to use real estate as a means to design the lifestyle you really want.

There are a ton of tips and tricks in this one, so dive in!

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In This Show We Cover…


  • How to get started straight out of college
  • The benefit of having a few key buyers vs. a buyers list
  • The key is sincerity, hunger and enthusiasm  
  • Getting your real estate license as an investor
  • How to prepare yourself for future-changing markets
  • The key to networking with financial partners
  • Direct mail tips and strategies
  • Lifestyle design through real estate
  • The importance of the “why” behind your business
  • 50/50 partnerships
  • Property managing your own portfolio
  • Creative finance strategies
  • Self-Directed IRA’s
  • Using court records to look up potential tenants
  • An awesome example of an elevator pitch
  • The importance of protecting your lenders
  • And a whole lot more!

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