BiggerPockets Podcast 120: How to Find, Analyze, and Finance an Incredible Real Estate Deal!

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Today on the BiggerPockets Podcast, we’re changing things up and doing something we’ve never done before!

Today we’re bringing you over an hour of actionable advice on exactly how to find real estate deals (even in a hot market,) how to analyze those deals (so you don’t lose money,) and how to finance those deals (even if you have very little cash!)

Don’t miss this exciting and totally different show… a taste of our weekly webinar!

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In This Episode We Cover:

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  • A bit about Mr. Brandon Turner and what he does at BiggerPockets
  • Brandon’s first property- bought when he was 21  years old
  • How to find an incredible deal, even in a hot market
  • Using direct mail to find deals
  • Two methods of using Craigslist
  • Using the BiggerPockets Marketplace
  • Using eviction records to find deals
  • How to Analyze Deals, including a demonstration of the BiggerPockets Calculators
  • The top 10 mistakes investors make when analyzing deals
  • How to Finance a Property
  • The different types of loans you can use
  • What is Seller Financing?
  • Using partnerships to fund deals
  • Hard money vs Private money Lenders
  • And SO much more!

Links from the Show:

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Just text “bpwebinar” (without the quotations) to 33444 to join this week’s webinar

Books Mentioned in this Show

Tweetable Topics:

  • “The harder I work, the luckier I seem to get.” (Tweet This!)
  • “The cake is cashflow.” (Tweet This!)
  • “Do your math even better because having money makes you dangerous.” (Tweet This!)
  • “It has nothing to do with intelligence or luck, it has to do with taking action and working hard.” (Tweet This!)

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About Author

Thanks for checking out the BiggerPockets Real Estate Investing & Wealth Building Podcast. Hosts Joshua Dorkin & Brandon Turner strive to bring top-notch educational content and interviews to our listeners -- without the non-stop pitch prevalent around the industry. With over 180,000 listeners per show, the BiggerPockets Podcast has become the biggest real estate podcast in the world. But don’t take our word for it. We’re the top-rated and reviewed real estate show on iTunes — check it out, read the reviews on iTunes, and get busy listening and learning!


  1. HI,

    This is a great podcast i will prob want to check out the webinar so i can see it. but i have a question how do i track how much to pay a partner or person like your father or any other creative financing?

    Thank You

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