The easiest way to supercharge your real estate portfolio? Host your own real estate meetups to build your network! If that sounds intimidating, you’re not alone! Many rookies let their lack of experience or fear of no one showing up stop them from tapping into this gold mine of a networking strategy. Today’s guest found it to be the fastest and easiest way to find wholesalers, buyers, and lenders for his real estate deals!
Welcome back to the Real Estate Rookie podcast! In this episode, Ashley and Tony are joined by Spencer Carpenter—an investor who got into real estate with the goal of supporting his family members in retirement. After his first deal went south, however, Spencer lost most of his capital and could have easily given up on real estate. Instead, he doubled down and networked his way to a pair of house flips that he was able to sell at a sizable profit.
If you’ve ever wondered how investors grow their networks to find better deals, this is the episode you’ve been waiting for! Spencer provides his step-by-step formula for hosting real estate meetups at little to no cost, while Ashley and Tony offer their best tips for vetting contractors and property managers. They also discuss working with hard money lenders and what can go wrong if you DON’T maintain an open line of communication!
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