BiggerPockets Podcast 098: Value-Add Investing and Doing $1 Billion in Real Estate Transactions with Allan Glass

BiggerPockets Podcast 098: Value-Add Investing and Doing $1 Billion in Real Estate Transactions with Allan Glass

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What does it take to buy, sell, and broker over $1,000,000,000 in real estate?

That’s what you’ll discover in today’s podcast episode when we sit down with Allan Glass, a real estate entrepreneur from sunny Southern California.  In this hour long interview, you’ll learn how Allan used his skills as a commercial real estate broker to build his own portfolio and “piece together” deals that are truly “win-win-wins.”

If you are looking to take your business to a whole new level, don’t miss this show!

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In This Show We Cover:

  • How Allan got started as a commercial broker in LA
  • Thoughts on obtaining a Real Estate Finance Degree
  • How Allan was able to profit despite getting started in the worst time to have career in real estate
  • The two “book ends” Allan looks for to decide where to invest.
  • How Allan shifted from an employee to starting his own business in the restaurant industry
  • Why you should always have a backup plan
  • The importance of continuing education and taking up a Masters in Real Estate Development
  • Why functional obsolescence is vitally important to an investor
  • How Allan manage to invest in numerous different property types
  • How to add value to real estate and profit from it
  • How Allan  finds deals in any market.
  • Allan’s ‘secret sauce’ of real estate investing
  • Mistakes real estate investors make (including Allan)
  • And lots more!

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What does it take to buy, sell, and broker over $1,000,000,000 in real estate? That’s what you’ll discover in today’s podcast episode when we sit down with Allan Glass, a […]