Latest Episode • September 25, 2021

Rookie Podcast 116: Rookie Reply: Can Agents Help You Find Off-Market Deals?

This week’s question comes from Mel on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Mel is asking: When working with agents, do your agents help in finding off-market deals, or do you mainly look for those as they send you on-market deals? While it isn’t uncommon for agents to have “pocket listings” (p ... show more

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Previous Episodes

September 22, 2021

Rookie Podcast 115: The BRRRRent-to-Own Strategy: A Win-Win for Tenants and Landlords

What if you could own rental properties without the responsibility of landlording? Not only that, what if you were paid a hefty, non-refundable deposit for your home, minimizing your risk? Would you s ... show more

September 18, 2021

Rookie Podcast 114: Rookie Reply: Should I Get Preapproved From Multiple Lenders?

This week’s question comes from Roosevelt on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Roosevelt is asking: I’m currently preapproved with one lender but another lender has a loan option my current one i ... show more

September 15, 2021

Rookie Podcast 113: The 6 Traits Every New Real Estate Investor Needs to Succeed

When you get started in real estate investing, you often don’t know what you’re doing. Is this deal going to work out? Am I choosing the right materials for my flip or BRRRR? Will this appraise at wha ... show more

September 11, 2021

Rookie Podcast 112: Rookie Reply: Should You Invest in an Expensive Real Estate Market?

This week’s question comes from Scott (@hotdads1) through Tony’s direct messages on Instagram! Scott is asking: How are expensive properties profitable? Is it a mindset shift to buy expensive properti ... show more

September 8, 2021

Rookie Podcast 111: 26 Doors in 1 Year? Here’s How You Can Do It Too!

Purchasing one rental property is an accomplishment in itself, but what about purchasing 26 units in your first year of real estate investing? Not many do it, but someone who has is Amelia McGee. Amel ... show more

September 4, 2021

Rookie Podcast 110: Rookie Reply: Informing Inherited Tenants of a Change in Ownership

This week’s question comes from Rhett on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Rhett is asking: How do you inform an inherited tenant of changes in ownership after you close on a property? When yo ... show more

September 1, 2021

Rookie Podcast 109: From Sleeping in His Car to Multi-Unit Landlord & The "Nomad" Strategy

Nick Cooley was driving through Texas as part of his medical device sales job. At the time, he didn’t have much money on him. He pulled over to fill up his company car with gas, scraped every nickel a ... show more

August 28, 2021

Rookie Podcast 108: Rookie Reply: How to Make an Offer on a House (Even If It’s Off-Market)

This week’s question comes from Steven on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Steven is asking: I’m about to try to make an offer on a house but the property is on market, so I’m talking with the a ... show more

August 25, 2021

Rookie Podcast 107: 10 Income Streams on 1 Property by “Land Hacking” w/ Kai Andrew

We have lots of fun phrases in the real estate community, phrases like house hacking, live in flipping, and BRRRRing. Now, we may have one new phrase to hacking. Kai Andrew describes land h ... show more

August 21, 2021

Rookie Podcast 106: Asset Protection for Rookies: 7 Wealth-Saving Answers from an Expert

Last episode, we had Brian T Bradley, Esq on to talk about all things related to wealth and asset protection. Now, he’s back to answer questions from the BiggerPockets Real Estate Rookie community. We ... show more

August 18, 2021

Rookie Podcast 105: Don't Lose Your Portfolio to Lawsuits! Here's How to Protect Yourself

As a rookie, you’re in the best position possible to start protecting your growing empire of rental properties, but what’s the best way to legally shield yourself from liability and litigation? We ... show more

August 14, 2021

Rookie Podcast 104: Rookie Reply: Do I Need a Lawyer to Evict Tenants?

This week’s question comes from Dan on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Dan is asking: For those of you that have gone through the eviction process, did you go it alone in small claims court or ... show more

August 11, 2021

Rookie Podcast 103: From Restaurant Waiter to 100+ Deals in Only 4 Years w/ Derrick Acuff

Derrick Acuff was hungry for success in real estate. So hungry for success, that he would be picking up calls from sellers in the middle of performing his job as a waiter. He was trying to do everythi ... show more

August 7, 2021

Rookie Podcast 102: $10M Profit On Her First Deal?! It's Possible with Campground Investing

Heather Blankenship was on a road trip from Florida to California, stopping at RV parks and campsites in between driving. She saw how busy these parks were and thought it would be interesting to own o ... show more

August 4, 2021

Rookie Podcast 101: Campgrounds: The Investment You've (Probably) Never Thought About

As a successful real estate investor, you may be looking for bigger and better deals to take on, but sometimes those deals may come in a different shape and size. Kier Vogt had mastered buy-and-hold r ... show more

July 31, 2021

Rookie Podcast 100: Why Brandon Turner Encourages Rookies to "Start Small and Scale"

Brandon Turner owns a lot of real estate. Some are single-family homes, but much of his portfolio is small and large multifamily properties. Why did he go into this niche and does he see value that ma ... show more

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