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#108: Building a $350 Million Real Estate Empire Using the 10X Rule with Grant Cardone
February 5, 2015
68 min
Prepare to laugh, groan, and be inspired. On today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with bestselling author, TV pundit, and massively-successful real estate investor Grant Cardone. In one of the most motivating, humorous, inspiring — and inappropriate — podcasts of all 108 shows, you’ll be captivated by Grant’s candor and viewpoints on everything from getting a college education to investing in liberal cities to his definition of success. You’ll also learn how Grant has used the principles outlined in his book, The 10X Rule, to grow his real estate portfolio to a value of $350,000,000. Yes, that’s $350 MILLION dollars. You are going to love this one. In This Episode We Cover:Grant’s apology to the BiggerPockets Audience…Why Grant has NEVER written a business planWhy Grant chooses to put his money into real estateHow Grant analyzes properties to make sure he always makes moneyGrant’s morning and evening routine to keep him motivatedHow Grant finds deals in today’s marketWhy Grant doesn’t advise investing in single family homesThe easiest property type today to get a loan onWhy Grant invests in democrat/liberal areasThe truth about getting picked on, talked about, and made fun ofThe brilliant method Grant used to get a 1000+ unit property although he was outbid by 38 different peopleThe unique definition of success to GrantWhy aren’t more people doing real estate?How YOU can become a part owner in Grant’s businessAnd SO much more.Links from the Show:The Top 5 Business Books that Changed My Life in 2014Hendricks and Partners – Apartment research websiteBooks Mentioned in this ShowThe 10x Rule by Grant CardoneSell or Be Sold by Grant CardoneThe ABCs of Real Estate Investing by Ken McElroyThe 10X Day PlannerThe Secret by Rhonda ByrneThink and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillThe Greatest Salesman in the World by Og MandinoThe Problems of Work by L. Ron HubbardTweetable Topics:“People are settling for their reality rather than working to their full potential.” (Tweet This!)“While you are writing your business plan, I’m in the marketplace building customers.” (Tweet This!)“Success is my duty, my responsibility, and my obligation.” (Tweet This!)“I buy existing properties that are already producing revenue- and then I do my magic with them.” (Tweet This!)“Focus on what you want, every day.” (Tweet This!)“Real estate is definitely a timing thing.” (Tweet This!)“I don’t believe in diversification…Find the right vehicle and go all-in.” (Tweet This!)“If you don’t know you made money on the day you bought it, that was a bad deal.” (Tweet This!)“Whatever you are criticizing, it’s your problem not their problem.” (Tweet This!)“If people don’t know who you are, you aren’t buying their property.” (Tweet This!)“Every time I get money, I go broke again because I shove it into this real estate thing.” (Tweet This!)“We are a renter-nation.” (Tweet This!)“If you could get half the US population to hate you – you could be the President.” (Tweet This!)“Success is the difference between my reality and my potential.” (Tweet This!)“I’m not interested in ‘happy.’ I’m interested in ‘meaning.'” (Tweet This!)“You’re going to have problems, what kind of problems do you want? I want big problems.” (Tweet This!)Connect with GrantGrant’s WebsiteGrant’s Real Estate Website
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