Latest Episode • June 12, 2021

Rookie Podcast 86: Rookie Reply: What Should I Look Out for on Mobile Home Parks?

This week’s question comes from Adri on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Adri is asking: I came across a seller financed mobile home park, this would be my first out of state investment. What should I be looking out for on MHP (mobile home parks) and is this a huge jump to make while still bei ... show more

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Previous Episodes

June 9, 2021

Rookie Podcast 85: Stop Creating Your Own Roadblocks to Investing with Justin Munk

Coming up with capital isn’t easy when you’re just starting out. How are you supposed to get 20% down for one property, let alone multiple when trying to grow your portfolio. This was the predicament ... show more

June 5, 2021

Rookie Podcast 84: Rookie Reply: Pros & Cons of Inherited Tenants

This week’s question comes from Joaquin on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Joaquin is asking: When you purchase a property with a tenant already in the middle of their lease can you increase th ... show more

June 2, 2021

Rookie Podcast 83: College Coach with 10 "Doors" Renting By the Room to Students

Many landlords decide to switch from renting by the unit to renting by the room in order to maximize cash flow per unit. Renting by the room is usually best situated for students and for properties ne ... show more

May 29, 2021

Rookie Podcast 82: Rookie Reply: How To Split Finances in a Partnership/Joint Venture

This week’s question comes from Jimmy on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Jimmy is asking a couple of great questions about those in partnerships going in on a property: How do we split the c ... show more

May 26, 2021

Rookie Podcast 81: David Greene on Where Rookies Go Wrong When Looking for an Agent

A familiar voice pops in for this episode of the Rookie Podcast, it’s David Greene! The real estate agent, investor, entrepreneur, and co-host of the BiggerPockets Real Estate podcast joins us to talk ... show more

May 22, 2021

Rookie Podcast 80: Rookie Reply: How Does Property Management Handle Maintenance?

This week’s question comes from Bryan on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Bryan is asking:  How do PM (property management) companies handle maintenance? Do they fix the issue and submit invoice ... show more

May 19, 2021

Rookie Podcast 79: 19 Year Old College Student Making $18,000 Per Deal

Wholesaling is a tough game. Most investors who try their hand at wholesaling quit after only a few months, while those who have the grit to stick it out can end up making a much-deserved profit. Even ... show more

May 15, 2021

Rookie Podcast 78: Rookie Reply: How Do I Estimate Property Taxes?

This week’s question comes from Gre on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Gre is asking: How do you find accurate property tax info, including school taxes, when running numbers on a potential inv ... show more

May 12, 2021

Rookie Podcast 77: CPA Answers Depreciation, House-Hacking, and Rookie Tax Questions

Amanda Han is a familiar face to the BiggerPockets audience. She’s been featured on the BiggerPockets podcasts before and has written multiple books published by BiggerPockets (The Book on Tax Strateg ... show more

May 8, 2021

Rookie Podcast 76: From No Experience to Multi-Million Dollar Business with Ellen Bennett

Before cooking at Michelin star restaurants, Ellen Bennett worked as a lottery announcer, an English tutor, and a “booth babe”. All of these jobs taught her to be comfortable in uncomfortable position ... show more

May 5, 2021

Rookie Podcast 75: From Working on Oil Fields to Passively Investing in Real Estate with Travis Watts

Travis Watts grew up with frugal parents. They taught him about coupons, buying the off-brand products, and basic financial 101, but never taught him about real estate investing. In 2009, as the marke ... show more

May 1, 2021

Rookie Podcast 74: Rookie Reply: Next Steps After Buying Your First Property

This week’s question comes from Jennsey on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Jennsey is asking: what’s the next step after your first property, as far as financing and steps to scale to a larger ... show more

April 28, 2021

Rookie Podcast 73: Partnerships: What to Do Before You Jump in With Another Investor

Believe it or not, Tony and Ashley haven’t met each other in real life...until now! They’re recording from the BiggerPockets headquarters in Denver, and they brought their partners! Tony’s wife Sarah ... show more

April 24, 2021

Rookie Podcast 72: Rookie Reply: Cash Out Refinances vs HELOCs | Which Should You Use?

This week’s question comes from Ricky on the Real Estate Rookie Facebook Group. Ricky is asking about the pros and cons of using a cash out refinance vs. using a HELOC (home equity line of credit), es ... show more

April 21, 2021

Rookie Podcast 71: Auctions, Section 8 Tenants, and 16 Doors in South Chicago with Martin Neal

Martin Neal started his career as a police officer during the great recession. His family convinced him to buy a condo since prices were near rock bottom, this is when Martin was bit by the real estat ... show more

April 17, 2021

Rookie Podcast 70: Rookie Reply: Should I Sell or Rent Out My Primary Residence?

This week’s question comes from Dane through Ashley’s DMs on Instagram (you can find her @wealthfromrentals). Dane is asking: should I sell or rent out my primary residence?   Whenever you’re movin ... show more

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