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How To Invest In Real Estate While Working A Full-Time Job

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    During our Annual Silicon Valley Investors Club meet up, fellow investor Mike Fuller joined us to talk about his experiences investing in real estate. This episode is jam-packed with great tips and advice to help any full-time employee get started in real estate investing.


    In this talk you’ll learn about:

    • Why Mike started investing in real estate
    • Why he focuses on A and B neighborhoods
    • How he manages his properties out of state
    • How he scaled his RE investing endeavors
    • How he partners with property managers to find properties
    • Challenges he faced during his investment career
    • The importance of having a conservative investment approach
    • What he learned from the financial crisis
    • The power of paying for real estate in all cash
    • Why refinancing can be tricky
    • How to use property managers to close real estate transactions and to vet properties
    • The importance of using your time efficiently so your real estate investing doesn’t get in the way of your full-time job.
    • And much more!
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    Quote From The Interview: “A full bank account is like a full bladder. Some people feel the urge to piss it away.” – Warren Buffet

    Notes From the Talk:

    0:56: Start to Mike’s real estate investment

    2:38: Mike’s experience with property managers

    3:18: How to handle multiple properties

    3:35: Mike’s early challenges

    6:37: The financial crisis and the expensive education of real estate

    10:22: Financing when handling multiple properties

    13:15: Equity, gains, and losses

    15:29: Why refinancing can be tricky

    17:36: The importance of having a real estate investing philosophy

    19:27: Using property managers to close real estate transactions and to vet properties

    23:18: The trouble of trying to find a good deal in a pricey market and the problems of trying to sell your investment

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