Today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast is different than any other we’ve done, and probably not one to listen to with the kids in the car. Today we’re talking with Justin Escajeda, who overcame a life of crime, drugs, and homelessness to create an impressive real estate business, despite his ugly past. You’ll learn about the process Justin went through to build his empire and discover some unique ideasto help you create additional passive income in your life. Prepare to be shocked, encouraged, and motivated after listening to today’s show.
In This Episode We Cover:How Justin got started in real estate investingThe hard past he had to overcomeHis first screening experience with his duplexHow he landed his first deal, a duplex in a low income neighborhoodHow he found his real estate partnershipA discussion on seller financingThe ins and outs of self storageSome of the downsides of self storageOne tip for a storage unit operatorJustin’s opinion on mobile homesHis plans for the futureAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets MeetThe SuperMobile Home Investing and Getting Started With John FedroStorage WarsBiggerPockets ForumsBooks Mentioned in this ShowRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiThe Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. StanleyTweetable Topics:“The more people you network with, the greater your chance to succeed as a real estate investor.” (Tweet This!)“I try to negotiate with park owners because what’s in their benefit is my benefit too.” (Tweet This!)“It’s very difficult to do things the correct way, by the book.” (Tweet This!)Connect with JustinJustin’s BiggerPockets ProfileJustin’s Company WebsiteJustin’s Facebook