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#102: How to Struggle and Still Succeed at Real Estate with Scott Costello
Published December 25, 2014
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50 min
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    Have you ever struggled to get to the next level with your real estate investing? On today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with real estate wholesaler and self-proclaimed “struggling investor” Scott Costello. In this riveting interview, you’ll learn why real estate investing is never as easy as it might appear and how to overcome the struggles that everyone faces to find success. Listen for awesome tips on how to break into the real estate industry, advice on getting into wholesaling, and how to motivate yourself amidst the everyday struggles investors face. If you’re looking for some great motivation and useful tips, don’t miss this inspiring interview! In This Show We Cover:How Scott got started in real estate thanks to a bookWhat took him so long to get his beginningHow he used wholesaling to get his foot in the doorWhy personality matters in deciding what path to take in your investingGeneral advice for wholesalersThe ins and outs of starting real estate with a full time jobHow to find a partner to invest withScott’s method of targeting absentee owners from tax recordsWhat keeps him going as an investorThe everyday struggles real estate professionals faceThings Scott would have done better if he could do it againThe importance of establishing a websiteThe best and worst deals Scott has ever doneTips on using the Internet to market your next wholesale dealAnd MUCH more!Links From the Show:BiggerPockets WebinarBlogmutt.comBiggerPockets MarketplaceBiggerPockets Plus and Pro AccountsBooks Mentioned in the ShowRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiBrandon Turner’s The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money DownHow to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale CarnegieConnect with ScottScott’s BiggerPockets ProfileScott’s Business Website
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