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#INVESTTHIS EP 49: 5 Ways to Improve Business Efficiency, with Don Costa

Focusing on how to improve business efficiency can help you grow and maximize your profits, as well as save you time and money. -American Express.

Don Costa, hosts the popular podcast Flip Talk and he is the Founder of Strategic REI, which is a reputable house buying company in 7 markets in California. Don had a very profitable real estate business that he started in 2003, but like many people in real estate investment, 2008 was a difficult year for Don, as he lost everything and had to start over. His failures were his most significant educators, and he leaned on the hard lessons of the past, to make a bright future for himself and his family. Today, with a team of 16, and continued expansion into other markets, Don has rebuilt his life and business better than it ever was.

On today’s show, Don shares his expertise in business efficiencies. He goes into detail about how to manage and incentivize lead managers, as well as how to restructure a business, for, you guessed it, better efficiency. Besides all of his proficiency insights, Don shares the secret to his success, his most profitable marketing channel and how not to make a mistake most entrepreneurs make in business. Also, we talk about the trends in the market today.

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Don Costa Information:

Strategic REI

Flip Talk Podcast



Don’s Favorite Book

How to Win Friends and Influence People

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About the author, Scott

Scott is an energetic and health conscious Real Estate Entrepreneur. A transplant from the state of Iowa, he has excelled in business from his very first venture. Entrepreneurship has come naturally for Scott, as he started his first company at the age of 17. He studied at the University of Iowa with degrees in Business Communication and Entrepreneurial Management, also studying Health Promotion with an emphasis in Nutrition before moving to Arizona to dominate in his Real Estate career.

Starting off in residential retail Real Estate sales with Keller Williams Realty and closing $2.2M in volume his first 12 months, he quickly realized being a realtor was not for him. Since then, he has moved into the investment space flipping over 150 residential transactions and building a portfolio of rental properties with over $20,000,000 in closed volume to date. He is also the host of the #INVESTTHIS Podcast, interviewing only the elite of Real Estate Investors for his listeners. Now with his knowledge and experience, he is moving into larger investment opportunities in multi-family and commercial Real Estate, focusing on building strong relationships with his investors, providing solid returns, and building wealth for his family.

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