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The Goal to Become A Real Estate Professional with Rich Groves

In this 4 part series, Rich highlights how he rocks his W2 job as well as his side real estate hustle.

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Part 1

Things you will learn in this episode:

[00:01 – 07:29] Opening Segment

● Let’s bring Rich Groves to the show
● Rich talks about soft skills
● Rich shares the beginning of his real estate journey

“Do not make an emotional decision on a business transaction .”

[07:30 – 18:29] The Goal to become A Real Estate Professional  

● Rich talks about his goal to one day leave his W2 job to become a full-time real estate professional
● Buy and holds project
● Hard times in evaluating and screening tenants

[18:30 – 23:52] Keeping the Emotional out of the business transaction

● Not making emotional decisions on a business transaction 
● Rich talks about the class property he focuses on currently

Part 2

Things you will learn in this episode:

[00:01 – 07:00] Cash On Cash Return

● Asbestos siding issue
● Cash on cash return evaluation
● Cashing out the equity line of credit

“If you think you can or can’t you’re right.”- Henry Ford 

[07:01 – 19:48] The Courage to Step into Real Estate

● Rich talks about how he convinced his friend to do real estate without buying a thing
● We talk about US political dynamics and the constitution
● Maintaining a healthy relationship with a polar opposite person
● Flat income tax in Illinois
● Fair tax measurement
● Trusting where the money was going

[19:49 – 23:12] The Government Program and Real Estate

● The government program and real estate
● Rich shares his experience in buying a house from a tax sale

Part 3

Things you will learn in this episode:

[00:01 – 06:29] Various Investment Tools

● Commercial loan property
● Rich talks about selling a property that tied in two property mortgages
● The benefits of an equity line of credit
● The infinite banking concept

“Don’t ever put a property on a contract that you don’t sincerely think you can sell”

[06:30 – 22:11] The Beauty of Wholesaling 

● Wholesale real estate.
● The vision to see the property when it has been fixed
● Why would someone buy a wholesale property?
● Put the property under contract at the right price and number
● Building the buyers list
● Buy a longer owned property

Part 4

Things you will learn in this episode:

[00:01 – 13:29] Skip Tracing in Wholesaling 

● Rich shares his experience in doing direct-mail for wholesaling
● Skip tracing tips to buy the property
● Finding deceased estate in the obituary page list
● The tools in working with deceased relatives’ property
● Making an offer for properties
● Capital raising in multi-family homes

“When you are skip tracing, make sure that you are searching in the ‘All time’ mode, especially when you are working with deceased estate property

[13:30 – 26:52] Social Media Post in Real Estate Business

● Rich talks about his real estate virtual and face-to-face meetups schedule

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● Creating a links in Facebook posts
● The effect of social media posts on business owners
● Benefits of journaling
● Final Words from Rich and Angel

You can connect with Rich on LinkedIn Instagram and Facebook.




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