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Chris is the best-selling author of Real Estate on Your Terms: Create Continuous Cash Flow Now, Without Using Your Cash or Credit. He’s also the founder of SmartRealEstateCoach.com and the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast. Chris has been in real estate for over 25 years. His experience includes the construction of over 100 single-family and duplex homes (mostly in the 1990s and selectively to date), has owned a Realty Executives Franchise (Massachusetts 1994-2000) as broker/owner which maintained high per-agent standards and eventually sold to Coldwell Banker in 2000. The 2000s included coaching ½ million and higher REALTORs® in order to scale...

Since 1999, professional real estate investors, Steven Jack Butala and Jill DeWit, built a $24m land resale empire completing close to 16,000 transactions without incurring any debt or leverage. In 2015, they co-founded Land Academy to share their experience and provide access to professional-level tools for like-minded investors at all stages of their careers. To date, they have produced more than 1,000 podcast episodes and provided over 500 hours of live webinars, all in the name of education through sharing their transaction experience. What you’ll learn about in this episode: The when, how, and why behind Steven and Jill’s decision to get into...

Frank Patalano is a former school teacher who has built enough passive income to work on Real Estate full time. He is a full time real estate investor who has primarily focused on buy and hold residential investing. Before selling some units recently, Frank was a part owner in about 60 units in Rhode Island. He also enjoys syndications (in 5 other states), and has dabbled with development/construction, some commercial, and some private lending. As a former educator, educating others is a top priority. Frank currently does that as a member and leader in the Rhode Island Real Estate Investors Group...

Terry White, President & CEO of Sunwest Trust, has been working in the real estate & investment world for 35+ years, and he’s got the expertise to prove it. After graduating with a degree in Accounting and working as a controller for a local title company, Terry launched a small escrow company, which quickly gained a reputation for being honest, hardworking and fair. In 2003, Terry took his success a step further and formed Sunwest Trust, Inc. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Sunwest Trust, Inc. was founded on the principle of offering clients real-world solutions to all of their self-directed IRA...

Bob Prefontaine is Chris's father and the patriarch of the Prefontaine family. He served in the US Air Force from 1959-1962 before inheriting and further growing a company which he named Preco. In 1991, Bob sold his company to one of the largest welding supply distributors in the country. In 1992, he purchased Skaff Cryogenics, and in 2018, he sold all three of the business entities he owned at that time and retired after a long and successful career. Steve Prefontaine is Chris's brother and started his career at Quaker Oats as a regional sales manager and then Kraft General Foods,...

Chris Arnold is the co-founder of COSA Investments, one of the largest wholesale companies in the DFW Metroplex. COSA is operated and managed by a US virtual team, which has allowed Chris to run his company while living in Tulum, Mexico. He is also the founder of Arnold Elite Realty, a cutting-edge boutique brokerage team consisting of seasoned agents. His passion for coaching and mentoring entrepreneurs has led to the creation of The Multipliers Mastermind. Most recently, Chris has launched his REI Radio coaching program. This program is designed to teach real estate Investors the Marketing stream that everyone knows...

Brian Price and Jennifer Gligoric are the founders and CEO/COO of Leafy Legal Services and hosts on Leafy Podcast. This dynamic duo has helped entrepreneurs and real estate investors get started for the last 20+ years individually and together for the past eight years. Both Brian and Jennifer have harrowing backstories. Brian 'lost his shirt' in the 2008 recession, losing everything and filing bankruptcy before climbing back out and into success. Jennifer found herself homeless as a teenager and managed to put herself through college and become a successful business owner despite the odds. They both attribute their success to a...

Alvis “Todd” Domerese was born and raised in Michigan. In 1998, at the age of 23, he joined the Army as an infantryman. In his fifteen years in the Army, he served with the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky; served with the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; and served with the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas. He did a six-month long peacekeeping deployment in Kosovo in 2000, a year-long combat deployment to Sadr City, Iraq in 2004, and a year-long combat deployment to the Helmand Providence in Afghanistan in 2010. On December 27, 2004, his...

Chris is the best-selling author of Real Estate on Your Terms: Create Continuous Cash Flow Now, Without Using Your Cash or Credit. He’s also the founder of SmartRealEstateCoach.com and the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast. Chris has been in real estate for over 25 years. His experience includes the construction of over 100 single-family and duplex homes (mostly in the 1990’s and selectively to date), has owned a Realty Executives Franchise (Massachusetts 1994-2000) as broker/owner which maintained high per-agent standards and eventually sold to Coldwell Banker in 2000. The 2000’s included coaching ½ million and higher REALTORs® in order to scale...

Mike Michalowicz (mi-KAL-o-wits) is the author of Profit First, Surge, The Pumpkin Plan, Clockwork, and his newest release, Fix This Next. By his 35th birthday, Mike had founded and sold two companies - one to private equity and another to a Fortune 500. Today he is running his third multi-million dollar venture, Profit First Professionals. Mike is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the former business makeover specialist on MSNBC. Over the years, Mike has traveled the globe speaking with thousands of entrepreneurs, and is here today to share the best of what he has learned. What...