#INVESTTHIS EP 38: How To Successfully Invest In A Tough Real Estate Market

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Whether you’ve been there or have a fear of it, to successfully invest in a tough real estate market takes intelligence and finesse. This is why I have J Scott, best-selling author of The Book on Flipping Houses and Founder of 1-2-3 Flip on the show today.

J. Scott is a full-time entrepreneur and investor. He is an engineer and business guy by education. In 2008 J and his wife decided to leave the 80-hour work weeks behind. They quit their jobs, moved back East, got married, started a family and decided to try something new. That something new was investing in real estate. Today, J has bought, built, rehabbed, sold, lent-on and held over $40MM in properties.

In today’s episode, J discusses how to beat your competition and successfully invest in a tough market. He goes into detail about what investments work the best. J also shares his secret on how to easily navigate property management as well as the benefits of investing in C-class properties. The proverbial “cherry on the top” of this informative interview are his predictions for the future of real estate investing.

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Check out #INVESTTHIS EP 35: Characteristics of a Successful Entrepreneur, with Christian Chasmer, for actionable insights and advice.

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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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