I was so young. I was trying to get over with a tragedy. I’m sure someone could write all the trends down and we can read them but you have to see how they show up in people’s lives and how these trends appear. What was your worst deal? For once in your life, not making a lot of money could work for you well. I had eight doors. Buy and hold rentals became the answer and I jumped in. All the rich people come in. At the time, I was buying 150 houses that year when I was wrapping up this book. At One Rental at a Time, we believe you can become financially free thru real estate investing. We got tested on that very first house we bought. If you’re wholesaling or flipping, you’re up for a job. I’ve got some money being wasted over there too. Read the book and learn how One Rental at a Time can lead to financial independence. If so, One Rental at a Time will transform your life, just as it has transformed my life and the lives of thousands of others. As you’ve already highlighted, if it works once, do it again. Michael puts out great, easy to digest content every day. These people drank and partied all the time and they live never knowing when the next flash of money was going to come in because they’d gotten famous for a little while or something. They said, “If it’s to the audience, can we read it?” I’m like, “I guess.” I wrote 1,200 pages. My mission was to say, “If you don’t like being a landlord, there’s another way to do it.” It has its differences. Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/one-rental-at-a-time/. I looked up at 30 going, “Do I want to be these people?” The answer was no. The tension in this is it’s still rented for $1,100. We did that 1031, which took from one house to five doors. That’s me because the renter doesn’t care whether that house gets foreclosed on or not. I thought $10,000 at the time was expensive. This is a good point. I had a sales job. I like the comparisons of the two stories. He went into apartments and I went into self-storage. We already know you’re a go-getter or you wouldn’t have 25 houses in two years. I’ve seen the dichotomy. I’m going to build it for $2.4 million. Michael Cohen says his podcast “Mea Culpa” is changing the minds of listeners who supported President Donald Trump. It’s our story.”, I like that you did it like that. You weren’t living below your means for that reason but it ended up being a lifesaver. I tell everyone I graduated from La Calle U. Calle means the street. Most of the people that made my income spend it all. . I don’t know why you wouldn’t pick two concerned citizens over one, but they don’t have that money out there. My 30th birthday was a wake-up call. I have fifteen years and three recessions to prove it. What's stopping you? I really appreciate the in-depth conversations about the economy and real estate market. What’s not understood is I did that between 5:30 AM and 6:30 AM every day because I had a family, I had a crazy business, I was on airplanes all the time. He showed me how to owner finance them and that was my revelation. When you pay attention, the market tells you what to do. I don’t enjoy the abuse I’m going through, as far as what you’re saying you want to avoid. I talked to guys like you that are more experienced than me and he said something so innocent that I messed up. There are a lot of books where you read and by page 80, they’re just rehashing, readdressing and telling it to you again and then they’re going to readdress it and retell it again. That’s all I can figure. Let’s correct that though because you can make the wholesaling business with systems and into a business that you can be the owner of. We find the house on Norris Drive. It’s a decent amount of money in anybody’s book, I get it. Read the book and learn how One Rental at a Time can lead to financial independence. I worked 60 hours a week and then traveled 40 to 50 hours on top of that. Fix it when the Joneses are in there with their dog and their two kids and they got the shrub trimmed up and the rose bush. I’m not an economist but I lived through this and I saw it with my own two eyes and with my own money on the line. I was and she gets a lot of credit because this business will test you. I’m going to use that if you don’t mind. We’re not worried about you understanding the concept. The market turns and everything we bought was two to four times what we paid for it already. It was never a true review of somebody’s history of one house through financial independence while holding a demanding full-time job, having a growing family and investing through the market cycle, which was nuts, the 2003 to 2008 crash and the return. People don’t let you use their money because you don’t pay them back. This is a wonderful podcast for people who are into buying fixer-uppers. How do I know how many records got pressed? I appreciate you being on. They will also work against you sometimes because I’ve had people come up to me at seminars and start talking to me like they know me. I was consumed with it and everything in my life is related to it. I started what I call sacrifice. Playlists Playlists from our community. No signup or install needed. Once I get it 90%, the appraisal is $7.3 million, not 90% but break even. If I had known, I might have done some things differently for sure. The street charged me $800,000. I now focus on helping people believe they can get to "4 Rentals" as that can change your families life in a huge way. 17 min. I’ve invested through the tech wreck, through the housing bubble. I hate these people that talk about, “Go quit your job and jumping full-time.” That’s a ridiculous strategy. We spend a year looking in the Bay Area, nothing works. It’s the story of our fifteen-year journey from a single house on Norris Drive in Fresno, California to financial independence and ultimately retirement. I didn’t want any piece of that. You can make 4% for managing this big old apartment complex. You sounded like me in a way. It is a hard money lender with a hammer. What inspired you to write the book? I haven’t seen the last 300 houses I bought. I was a real estate investor. If you can manage it from two and a half hours, you can manage it from two and a half continents. I read about the oil crisis in Texas. I could have been quite possibly the worst landlord in the world. Everybody is a syndicator now. We used to beat them up but you can’t bully a geek anymore because you’ll end up screwing up your whole life. I woke up on that day and had 44 vacancies and that’s what scared me. It’s not hard to figure out. My balance sheet went down but I don’t care. Yes, I was a geek. Listen to the One Rental At A Time Podcast now! It has a term and it has an end date but you can create great wealth and there are differences. 1. If that reaches one, two or three people and it changes their lives, then it’s worth writing the book.” I was hoping that it would help one, two or three people. It’s a different way of thinking. It’s not about the cost of the money, it’s about the availability if you are making great deals. When Countrywide and IndyMac were giving these stupid liar loans, I’ve already seen stupid things once and I know when to get out of the way. socialShareUrl, You’re still getting the appreciation yourself. They’re going to get rid of the four-bedroom, two-bath, two-storey with the pool. Learn More . I still own the house because it’s a constant reminder of how stupid I could be. I supposed there’s a little segment that goes under a bridge, but we’re not talking about that. You run your business. You have that. We will never go anywhere. You read this book and you’re all in. 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