BiggerPockets Podcast 213: Investing in Real Estate Without Being a Landlord with Noah Kagan

BiggerPockets Podcast 213: Investing in Real Estate Without Being a Landlord with Noah Kagan

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If there is one thing you can know for sure by listening to the BiggerPockets Podcast, it’s this: There are a LOT of ways to invest in real estate! That’s why we’re excited to bring you today’s interview with Noah Kagan, who invests in a different way than most of the guests we’ve had on the show. Noah currently runs several very successful internet businesses (SumoMe and AppSumo) and knew he didn’t want to be a landlord; Noah knows his best return is made in his business. Therefore, he devised his investing strategy around NOT being the landlord. Noah is a wealth of information and one of the most motivating humans we’ve ever met. So sit back and enjoy today’s episode with Noah!

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In This Episode We Cover:

  • Who Noah Kagan is and how he got into real estate investing
  • What keeps newbies from buying their first investment properties
  • The ROI of other businesses as compared to real estate investing
  • A discussion on the 1% rule
  • Thoughts on whether a commercial property is a good first investment
  • Why you should find experienced real estate investors in your area
  • Tips for growing your capital
  • How Noah finances his deals
  • What you should know about asking other people for money or syndication
  • Why you should stop apologizing for being successful
  • How to grow your network
  • When should you stop learning and start doing
  • The importance of knowing where do you want to be in 5 years
  • Why you should visualize the destination
  • And SO much more!

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Books Mentioned in this Show

Tweetable Topics:

  • “It took me 10 years to actually be ready, not financially but mentally, to make that decision, to make that purchase.” (Tweet This!)
  • “The best deals happen off-market.” (Tweet This!)
  • “I think the trait of a successful person is resourcefulness.” (Tweet This!)
  • “If you want to find someone else to help you, you have to help someone else.” (Tweet This!)

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If there is one thing you can know for sure by listening to the BiggerPockets Podcast, it’s this: There are a LOT of ways to invest in real estate! That’s […]