A few years ago, in my search to learn how to build my real estate portfolio, I stumbled upon BiggerPockets. Want more articles like this? Create an account today to get BiggerPocket's best blog articles delivered to your inbox Sign up for free I remember being so elated! I felt like I had found the holy grail of info and a tribe that could help me achieve my goals! And then it happened… As I dug through the blogs and forums, it all started to seem so overwhelming. Information overload set in, and then it happened—analysis paralysis. (To give you a sense of the wealth of info here, as of this writing, there are over 8,900 blog articles and 677,000 forum threads, not to mention 18 books AND well over 390 hours of podcast episodes.) Looking for a better way to consume all of the wonderful information, I stumbled across the BiggerPockets Podcast. The tides turned! I could listen to podcast episodes anywhere! On a run, in the car, doing chores around the house—no excuses. Fast forward to today, the BiggerPockets Podcast has over 320 inspirational and informative episodes. (By the way, I’ve been listening since episode 56. Today it would take you over nine weeks of full-time listening to conquer the entire catalog of episodes!) So I thought I would help the newbie investors out by sharing a list of my favorites that can help get you up to speed, motivated, and moving in the right direction! Related: My Top 10 BiggerPockets Podcast Episodes (with Number of Listens) Top 14 BiggerPockets Podcast Episodes for Beginners Getting Started MUSTS How to Invest in Real Estate – The Ultimate Show for Getting Started 7 Paths to Financial Independence with Brandon and David Overcoming Obstacles No Money Investing – Four Techniques with Brandon Turner and David Greene No Money, No Deals, No Time? Overcoming Real Estate’s “Big Three” with Brandon Turner and David Greene Ouch! Brandon & David’s 10 Biggest Investing Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them) Economics 101 6 Rules for Investing in Real Estate in the Coming Economic Shift with J Scott Goals & Mindset The Science Behind Setting and Achieving Big Goals Using Incredible Strength of Mindset to Succeed Despite Overwhelming Obstacles with Nick Santonastasso From Tragedy to Broke to $400,000 a Month with Lance Wakefield Investing Strategies & Scaling Your Business “But My Market is Too Expensive!” (How to Become a Long-Distance Real Estate Investor) with David Greene From Single-Family Houses to $130,000,000 in Multifamily with Joe Fairless Financially Free in Less Than 5 Years Through Apartment Investing with Michael Blank Note Investing and Raising Private Money with David Van Horn Closing 75 Deals Your First Year by Simply Modeling Others with Steven Pesavento Related: How I’ve Made Over a Million Dollars Listening to Real Estate Podcasts Conclusion As you can tell, I’ve only covered a few of the real estate niches out there. Keep in mind, there are so many other fantastic episodes that I’ve saved in my podcast app. While I encourage you to listen to every episode, I totally get that it might not seem possible—especially as BiggerPockets continues to crank out more AMAZING content. Let this short list serve as a quick primer to jump-start your education into real estate as a powerful vehicle to create wealth and independence. Am I missing some classics that you love? Comment with your favorite episodes below!