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He used to have a corporate day job. Now he’s a full-time real estate investor who lives to help others find their way. Paul Thompson is turning his personal story of securing 20 deals in his first 18 months of investing into an inspiration to others. When Paul realized that the perfect time to start investing was never going to come, he jumped in! Now doing about three deals per month, Paul is able to help himself, as well as helping others build wealth with passive cash flow. Today we’re going to learn how Paul acquires his sweetest deals through...

Neal Bawa is CEO/Founder at Grocapitus, a commercial real estate investment company. Neal sources, negotiates and acquires Commercial properties across the U.S., for 200+ investors. Current portfolio over 1000 units, projected to be at 2000 in 12 months. The portfolio includes Multifamily and student housing properties in 6 U.S. states. Neal also serves as CEO at MultifamilyU, an apartment investing education company. He speaks at events & meetups across the country. Nearly 4,000 students attend his multifamily seminar series each year and hundreds attend his Magic of Multifamily boot camps. Thousands hear his podcasts and he has been featured in over...

Ty Crandall is an internationally known speaker, author, and business credit expert. With over 17 years of financial experience, Ty is recognized as an authority in business credit building, business credit scoring, and business financing. Ty is the author of two of the bestselling books on consumer and business credit Perfect Credit and Business Credit Decoded and has written hundreds of published articles relating to business credit. Ty is also often heard being interviewed on countless radio and TV programs and news shows across the country and has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Inc. Ty currently serves as the CEO at...

Mike Makredes is from Fresno, California. He has been in sales all his professional life, and currently working in the Ag industry for the largest melon, broccoli, and corn grower in the US. He handles sales for over 12 million cases ($150 million) of produce per year. What brought him to Chris and the Smart Real Estate Coach team was the thought of getting out of the rat race and into a business that he can control on his terms. What you’ll learn about in this episode: Being able to pivot – what it means and why it’s so important. The...

Claudia Dill grew up in upstate New York and Northern California. Claudia attended State University College at Cortland majoring in Physical Education but never taught. She moved to Lake Tahoe, worked as a professional ski patroller and other seasonal jobs for several years. Later, Claudia obtained a degree in Physical Therapy from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Her first entrepreneurial experience was owning a private practice in Lake Tahoe. After 11 years, she sold the practice to an employee and retired, spending a couple of partial years living in Anchorage, Alaska before deciding to travel the lower 48 in an RV...

Against all odds on a gridiron in South Bend, Indiana, Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger in twenty seven seconds, carved his name into history books as perhaps the most famous graduate of the University of Notre Dame. In 1993, TRISTAR Productions immortalized his life story with the blockbuster film, RUDY. Written and produced by Angelo Pizzo and David Anspaugh, the award-winning team who brought us HOOSIERS, the critically acclaimed RUDY received "Two Thumbs Up" from Siskel and Ebert and continues to inspire millions worldwide. Today, a highly sought after motivational speaker, Rudy entertains international corporate audiences with a unique, passionate, and heartfelt style of...

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 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 &...

Starting from nothing, J. has built a multi-million dollar real estate business. He now trains students from around the world on the methods he uses to generate cash flow and raise millions in private capital. His primary focus is now on creating his own hospitality businesses using only short-term rentals, and he currently controls 21 units that earn nearly a million dollars a year in income. J. is able to run his business on just three and a half hours a day because of his advanced systems and automation. In 2016, he made his system available to his students and they are...

Aaron grew up in the real estate investing world, left briefly to get his stockbroker’s license and an MBA in Strategy, but returned to the world of real estate investing as a marketer, copywriter, and content strategy consultant for investors. As an investor, Aaron has done commercial and residential deals, wholesales, flips, and buy-and- holds. He currently lives in Canada and owns cash-flowing properties in Canada and the US. While other investors aspire to build up cash flow so they can retire on a beach, Aaron is living his life-long dream of writing and helping others. He leads a team of content...

Jefferson is a mobile home park investment expert and educator. He is the founder of Park Avenue Partners (ParkAvenuePartners.com) and co-founder of Park Street Partners. Collectively he owns 25 MHPs coast-to-coast totaling over $56m in value. Jefferson started the industry’s first podcast dedicated to investing in MHPs (MobileHomeParkInvestors.com). Prior to managing investors’ money in 2013, he spent seven years investing his own capital in mobile home parks. Jefferson has been featured in The New York Times, Bloomberg Magazine, and on the Real Money television show. He holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School of...