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Three Types of People Every Entrepreneur Needs On His Or Her Team

I have been blessed the past couple of months to be able to interview some inspiring entrepreneurs on the Wheelbarrow Profits podcast, and I’ve noticed that most successful entrepreneurs exhibit the same qualities. My feelings were confirmed when I sat down to lunch this past week with a self described ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) entrepreneur […]

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5 Great Questions To Ask When You’re Stuck

Have you ever been cruising through life, when all of a sudden, you hit a wall? I experienced this feeling of being stuck shortly after the Great Recession of 2008. My business and life were both in the midst of an upheaval, and I began to question my purpose in life. I decided to take […]

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The ABCs Of Real Estate Investing By Ken McElroy

If you are seriously considering to transition into multifamily investing, the first book you should read is The ABCs of Real Estate Investing. It is one of the only books that will teach you how to find, underwrite, negotiate, manage and prosper in the multifamily space. I have read countless books on apartment investing, but […]

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Turning your business plans into profitability with Thor Conklin

Owning a business is one thing. Owning a profitable business that you can depend on is another. So many people get stuck becoming soloprenuers and eventually get burned out. In this episode, Thor Conklin takes a deep dive into what separates the profitable business from the the unprofitable. In this episode you will discover: 1. […]

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Your Multifamily Investing Questions Answered

As investors and educators, Jake & I fall into the trap of thinking that we know what our member’s pain points are. The only way to truly understand what frustrates beginning investors is to ask them. I set out by asking our members on our J&G Facebook Page what was most challenging to them when […]

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Jake & Gino’s Podcaster’s Roadmap to Buying Your First Multifamily

Welcome to the ultimate podcaster’s roadmap to buying your first multifamily property. In this article, we have compiled podcasts, You Tube videos, and recorded calls for any investor who wants a framework on how to buy their first multifamily property. What is the most beneficial way to consume the content in this article? We have […]

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10 Signs That Your Management Company is Not Performing

10 Signs That Your Management Company is Not Performing

To manage or not to manage, that is one of the most difficult questions for a beginning investor to answer. On the one hand, learning the business and taking control of the asset is crucial for success in real estate. On the other hand, hiring a management company to run day-to-day operations allows an investor […]

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5 Questions To Ask When Buying Multifamily Real Estate

As we progress deeper into the current real estate cycle, most Jake and Gino members I interact with are asking the question: “When (not if) will we have a market correction? We stress in our education that buying right is critical to an investor’s success and one of the goals in buying right is to […]

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The Deal That Should Have Ended My Investing Career

The Deal That Should Have Ended My Investing Career

We all hear from friends and family that real estate is the best investment out there, but is that really the truth? To a neophyte, this information can lead to a horrible experience with real estate. In this article, I would like to share how that advice turned my first investment into a disaster, highlight […]

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Why All Investors Need To Create A Budget Before Investing In Multifamily Properties

As I sit here in Florida on a month’s vacation, I find it extremely difficult to compose an article espousing the benefits of creating and following a budget. My budget for this month has, well, let’s say, not followed my normal spending habits. But, if I had not created a budget early on in my […]

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