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#97: Quitting Your Job and Overcoming Real Estate Obstacles with Kyle Pettit
November 20, 2014
68 min
Itching to quit your 9 to 5 to become a full time investor, but don’t know how to get there? This week, we sit down with an investor who has done just that — despite obstacles that could have discouraged his plans had he not been persistent and kept an eye on his end goal. Listen as Kyle Pettit shares with the BiggerPockets Podcast his story of breaking into the rental and wholesaling sides of the real estate industry, including tips on screening tenants, expanding your marketing reach and tackling the challenges that come with working from home. If you’re struggling to make your mark in world of real estate and wondering when that pivotal point of becoming a full time investor will ever happen, this is the motivation you’ve been waiting for. Newbies and experienced investors alike, don’t miss out on this informative, entertaining episode! In This Show We Cover:Details on Kyle’s first dealsThe ins and outs of an REO deal What you need to know about hard money lendersThe importance of building relationships early onHow to be persistent despite setbacks on a wholesaling dealImportant information about lease optionsHow to find a good company for screening tenantsGetting started with postcards and yellow letter campaignsWhy you should always background check the people you work withHow to handle phone calls through a virtual phone systemQuitting your day job to focus on real estateTips on finding and handling sellersThe keys to expanding your real estate marketingWhat you should expect being a full time real estate investorManaging distractions and working at homeAnd lots more!Links From the ShowBiggerPockets WebinarRealtySharesHard Money LendersMySmartMoveFreedomVoiceBooks Mentioned in the ShowBrandon Turner’s The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money DownMaking Big Money Investing in Foreclosures: Without Cash or Credit by Peter Conti and David FinkelHow to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale CarnegieRich Dad’s Guide to Investing by Robert KiyosakiConnect with KyleKyle’s BiggerPockets ProfileKyle’s WebsiteKyle’s Facebook
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