Eddie Wilson

  • An entrepreneur and visionary by nature, Eddie’s widespread interests have led to successful ventures across the globe, from operating non-profits and owning an ad agency that worked with well-known household brands, to investing in hundreds of real estate projects and building a nationally syndicated radio show. Today, he guides AAPL and Think Realty with his marketing, funding, and real estate investing knowledge to ensure their establishment as the premier organizations in their sectors.

Eddie's Resident Expert Courses

Think Realty Podcast #309 – Self-Directed Ira’s: A Game for the Future
Resident Expert Course: Marketing on a Tight Budget
Operating your real estate investment business requires a lot of overhead. Marketing is how you generate leads and opportunity, so it shouldn't be an afterthought - but it doesn't need to be budget-breaking either.
Think Realty Podcast #309 – Self-Directed Ira’s: A Game for the Future
Resident Expert Course: Inbound Marketing
In this introduction to inbound marketing for real estate investors, you’ll learn about the differences, benefits, and limitations of both inbound and outbound marketing strategies.

All Content

Think Realty Podcast #309 – Self-Directed Ira’s: A Game for the Future

Think Realty Podcast #309 – Self-Directed Ira’s: A Game for the Future

| Podcast | Investment Strategy, IRAs
If you’re a real estate investor and you are NOT using the tax-free strategies with the self-directed IRA, you’re missing out on one of the greatest opportunities that we’ve had in our lifetime according to Eddie Wilson! Eddie sat down with our newest Resident Expert, Tara Bogard, to discuss all ...
Think Realty Podcast #308 – My First Deal Was a Grand Slam, and It Was the Absolute Worst!

Think Realty Podcast #308 – My First Deal Was a Grand Slam, and It Was the Absolute Worst!

Most investors remember their first investment as a learning experience, but for Adonis Lockett, his first investment was a grand slam… and he said it was the worst! Eddie chatted with Adonis about how he left his full-time job as a rocket scientist to pursue real estate and how his ...
Think Realty Podcast #307: Revolutionizing Real Estate – Unveiling Padsplit’s Game-Changing Model!

Think Realty Podcast #307: Revolutionizing Real Estate – Unveiling Padsplit’s Game-Changing Model!

Eddie says, “Coming into our space, real estate investment for so long has been a sleepy place where a lot of Mom and Pops are buying rental properties. There's not a lot of innovation. There's not a lot of people coming in, and the ones that are coming in to ...
Think Realty Podcast #306 – Life, Business, Legacy

Think Realty Podcast #306 – Life, Business, Legacy

Everyone wants to leave a legacy, but what are you really leaving your family? Eddie sat down with Aaron Chapman from SecurityNational Mortgage to take a deep dive on how he is working so hard to create a legacy and make sure the next generation has a chance to succeed ...
Think Realty Podcast #305 – Thrive Without Sacrifice!

Think Realty Podcast #305 – Thrive Without Sacrifice!

Don’t get stuck on the hamster wheel, you CAN have financial freedom and you can have it SOONER than you think! Eddie Wilson sat down with our Resident Expert, Greg Slaughter, to discuss his latest project, Strive2Thrive Academy, and how he is living after systemizing his personal and professional life ...
The Peak of Private Lending: Exploring Growth, Sacrifice, and Success from Constructive Capital President, Ben Fertig

The Peak of Private Lending: Exploring Growth, Sacrifice, and Success from Constructive Capital President, Ben Fertig

There are a lot of question marks surrounding the lending industry and current market, so Eddie sat down with Ben Fertig, President at Constructive Capital, to chat about all things currently happening in the lending space. They chat about legislation being passed, if the gaps in the conventional lending space ...
Think Realty Podcast #304 – What’s Next?

Think Realty Podcast #304 – What’s Next?

| Podcast | Funding
What does the future look like in the current market? We don’t have a crystal ball, but Eddie sat down with John Santilli, Chief Revenue Officer at Rehab Financial Group, to discuss how he is feeling about the current marketplace, how it will affect the private lending industry and what ...
Think Realty Podcast #303 – Streamline Your Business for the 21st Century

Think Realty Podcast #303 – Streamline Your Business for the 21st Century

  So many people say that “old school” is the best way to get things done, and while that could be true for some, landlords need things to be easier in their lives! Eddie chatted with Krista Reuther, Senior Content Marketing Writer at TurboTenant, about Turbo Tenant and how it ...
Think Realty Podcast #302 – Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Think Realty Podcast #302 – Work Smarter, Not Harder!

We always hear, “work smarter, not harder”, so are you aware of a program that can streamline your real estate portfolio? Eddie sat down with David Spooner from Innago to get an overview of Innago and what the benefits of the software are. They chat about what the greatest barrier ...
Think Realty Podcast #302 – A Horizon Year

Think Realty Podcast #302 – A Horizon Year

2023 was a rough year for a lot of people, but it seems like 2024 is a horizon year where most people are looking into brand new opportunities. Eddie sat down with Brandon Cobb from HBG Capital to get his thoughts on if we’re in a transitional place in the ...
Think Realty Podcast #301 – Greetings From Arizona!

Think Realty Podcast #301 – Greetings From Arizona!

If you haven’t heard, we’re taking our Think Realty Conference and Expo to Phoenix, Arizona this March! We wanted to get some insight into Arizona so Eddie sat down with Michael Del Prete, Executive Director of AZREIA (the largest U.S. Real Estate Investors Association) to discuss what exactly a REIA ...
Think Realty Podcast #300 – We’ll Take Care of Toilets & Tenants

Think Realty Podcast #300 – We’ll Take Care of Toilets & Tenants

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were two of you to handle things? Real Property Management, a Neighborly Company, can’t help with cloning, but they CAN help you with managing your rentals! Eddie sat down with Stacy Brown from Real Property Management to discuss what they do and what practices ...
Think Realty Podcast #299 – Rock On!

Think Realty Podcast #299 – Rock On!

Most investors know the options to in real estate, oil and even gas, but did you know you can invest in minerals? Eddie sat down with Troy Eckard from Eckard Enterprises to discuss what they do, and why minerals suddenly burst onto the marketplace. They chat about the benefits investing ...
Think Realty Podcast #298 – Unlocking Real Estate Success: Land Trust Secrets Revealed!

Think Realty Podcast #298 – Unlocking Real Estate Success: Land Trust Secrets Revealed!

With the multiple options to invest in the real estate industry, have you considered a land trust? Eddie sat down with Joseph Seagle from My Land Trustee to discuss what the company does, how unique it is to the industry and why it is important to a real estate investor ...
Think Realty Podcast #297 – Exploring Multifamily Opportunities

Think Realty Podcast #297 – Exploring Multifamily Opportunities

Have you wanted to dive into the multifamily marketplace, but didn’t know where to start? Eddie sat down with Joe Harriman and Mark Purtell from CTC Capital Management, to discuss how to transition into multifamily investing, which marketplaces they are investing in and if there are any other markets they’re ...
Think Realty Podcast #296 – Decoding Capital With Ben Fertig

Think Realty Podcast #296 – Decoding Capital With Ben Fertig

| Podcast | Funding, Market & Trends
You know what capital is and may know that it is available, but do you know how it gets to you or where it comes from? Eddie sat down with Ben Fertig, President at Constructive Capital, to chat about the basic concept of the capital markets and how capital gets ...
Think Realty Podcast #295 – What’s New at Streamline Funding

Think Realty Podcast #295 – What’s New at Streamline Funding

| Podcast | Funding
Eddie sat down with longtime friend and new Streamline Funding CEO, Dana Georgiou, to chat about her new role and how even though Streamline has always been hyper focused on Texas, what their plans for expansion are. They chat about what other lending options they offer besides fix and flip, ...
Think Realty Podcast #294 – The Sky Is the Limit With Royal Palm Funding!

Think Realty Podcast #294 – The Sky Is the Limit With Royal Palm Funding!

| Podcast | Funding, Funds
Did you know that there is a commercial real estate lender focused on first mortgages in the sub $5MM space, and their platform allows individuals to earn passive income by investing alongside them? It’s true! Meet Royal Palm Funding! Eddie sat down with Noah Miller from Royal Palm Funding to ...
Think Realty Podcast #293 – Do Better, Invest Better With Land Betterment Corporation

Think Realty Podcast #293 – Do Better, Invest Better With Land Betterment Corporation

Ever wish your real estate investment felt like you were doing good in the community? Eddie sat down with Kirk Taylor to discuss the role Kirk plays at Land Betterment Corporation and about the objective of the program. They chat about the overall mission and tactical side of the business, ...
Think Realty Podcast #293 – Get More Income Out of the Properties That You Already Have

Think Realty Podcast #293 – Get More Income Out of the Properties That You Already Have

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to monetize every piece of unused space and see the value from a property? Eddie sat down with Joseph Woodbury from Neighbor.com to chat about what Neighbor.com is and how it could help in your investing journey. They discuss the idea of full ...
Think Realty Podcast #292 – Introducing: CV3 Financial!

Think Realty Podcast #292 – Introducing: CV3 Financial!

| Podcast | Funding
If you haven’t heard the name, “Bill Tessar” lately, you should have known there's something major brewing in the background and was about to erupt! Eddie sat down with Bill Tessar from CV3 Financial to discuss the creation of CV3 Financial and how he has been able to make a ...
Think Realty Podcast #291 – Marketing Secrets You Should Know

Think Realty Podcast #291 – Marketing Secrets You Should Know

To say the marketing world is ever changing would be a slight understatement, but how it can bring your business to the next level requires a special skillset. Eddie sat down with Rey Perez from Amp Your Brand to chat about the current marketing landscape and the current marketing trends ...
Think Realty Podcast #290 – Passive Investments From Vacant Lots to Resort Communities

Think Realty Podcast #290 – Passive Investments From Vacant Lots to Resort Communities

| Podcast | Investment Strategy
If you want to be a passive investor with a tried-and-true process and don’t want to wholesale, this is the podcast you NEED to watch! Eddie sat down with Michael Poggi from The Millionaires Real Estate Investment Group, to discuss how he went from being a Chicago stockbroker to investing ...
Think Realty Podcast #289 – From Rocket Scientist to Real Estate Mogul

Think Realty Podcast #289 – From Rocket Scientist to Real Estate Mogul

Adonis Lockett has made the unconventional jump from a rocket scientist to real estate mogul and has now created a product that could prove to be an industry disrupter. Eddie sat down with Adonis to chat about his product, “MyRE360”, and how investors can utilize it and take the same ...
Think Realty Podcast #288 – Empower Her With InvestHer!

Think Realty Podcast #288 – Empower Her With InvestHer!

“I'm third generation real estate investor, and the biggest shame is that more women and minorities are not represented in this space.” – Eddie Wilson One of the major inequalities in the real estate industry is that there aren’t enough women in the investing space, so Eddie sat down with ...