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 #302 – A Horizon Year
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 #302 – A Horizon Year
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 #266 – Protect Yourself with Lightning Docs

Think Realty Podcast #266 – Protect Yourself with Lightning Docs

Did you know that if you fill out forms online for your business transactions, you COULD be opening yourself up to liability? Most free online documents are designed for consumer loan transactions but if you’re a real estate investor or work in the lending space, you now have access to ...
Titan Talk Featuring Madina Shaik Hosted by Eddie Wilson

Titan Talk Featuring Madina Shaik Hosted by Eddie Wilson

| Podcast | Profiles
Madina Shaik is the titan of multifamily. With extremely humble beginnings and only a few years in the industry, Madina rivals some of the largest privately held portfolios. He made his fortune in technology, but has since shifted his focus to purchasing large assets in large quantities. Listen as Madina ...
Think Realty Podcast #265 – Industrial Buildings – An in Demand Investment

Think Realty Podcast #265 – Industrial Buildings – An in Demand Investment

00:19:34 | What comes to mind when you think of investing in an industrial space? So many people may be clueless about how to start or what to expect, but Joel Friedland from Brit Properties sat down with Eddie to chat about how he got into real estate by going door to ...
Think Realty Podcast #264 – Texas and the Blue Bell Philosophy

Think Realty Podcast #264 – Texas and the Blue Bell Philosophy

| Podcast | Market & Trends
00:23:25 | If you’re investing in real estate in Texas, there are 2 names you need to know: Shenoah Grove and Blue Bell. Shenoah Grove runs Texas' largest association of real estate investors with meetings in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio. She sat down with Eddie to chat about ...
Think Realty Podcast #263 – Building Dreams and Achieving a Legacy

Think Realty Podcast #263 – Building Dreams and Achieving a Legacy

Are you familiar with the built to rent concept? Brandon Cobb from HBG Capital stopped by to chat with Eddie Wilson to discuss how he transitioned from a career in medical device sales to real estate, what HBG Capital does and what a build to rent community is. They talk ...
Think Realty Podcast #262 – Focus on Success with Turnkey Properties

Think Realty Podcast #262 – Focus on Success with Turnkey Properties

Turnkey rentals are another asset that could added to your investment portfolio. Eddie sat down with Zach Lemaster from Rent to Retirement to chat about how he went from practicing optometry to investing in real estate and eventually starting Rent To Retirement. They discuss which markets are doing well, micro ...
Think Realty Podcast #261 – Physical Health to Financial Health

Think Realty Podcast #261 – Physical Health to Financial Health

| Podcast | Market & Trends
Did you know that Alex Buriak from Jet Lending was a practicing physician who left the medical field to work full time closing loans with Jet Lending? It’s true! Eddie sits down with Buriak to discuss how he made the massive career change, his thoughts are on the current marketplace ...
Make Money in Any Market with Government-Backed Notes

Make Money in Any Market with Government-Backed Notes

The end of 2022 saw a perfect storm of factors hit the real estate market hard. Rising inflation and interest rates along with falling property values have destabilized the market and scared off thousands of potential investors. But that perfect storm of factors is exactly what the savviest real estate ...
Think Realty Podcast #260 – Invest in Yourself!

Think Realty Podcast #260 – Invest in Yourself!

Are you missing one of the key components and key foundations of real estate investing? If you aren’t using a self-directed IRA, you are! Eddie sits down to chat with John Bowens, Director, Head of Education and Investor Success at Equity Trust Company to discuss self-directed IRA’s in more detail ...
Think Realty Podcast #259 – Corporate Rentals: Are They Worth the Investment?

Think Realty Podcast #259 – Corporate Rentals: Are They Worth the Investment?

Have you ever thought about adding corporate rentals to your investment portfolio? It’s not something that’s always top of mind when it comes to investments, so Eddie sat down with Angela Healy from Avenue West Managed Corporate Housing to learn more about it. They break down what it means to ...
Think Realty Podcast #258 – Happy 10 Years, Sharestates!

Think Realty Podcast #258 – Happy 10 Years, Sharestates!

From starting out as an equity real estate crowdfunding platform to the present where they create customized lending solutions for real estate investors and developers, it’s been a successful 10 years for Sharestates! Eddie sits down with Michael Ramin from Sharestates to chat about the company growth, which states they ...
Building a Strong Foundation For Your Relationships

Building a Strong Foundation For Your Relationships

Partnerships are as powerful as multiplication and addition. When you find the right partner—whether in your business efforts or a life relationship—you can accomplish more than you would going it alone. As wonderful as partnerships can be, however, they can equally be as detrimental. After being involved in more than ...
Think Realty Podcast #257 – Break the Chains and Find Financial Freedom

Think Realty Podcast #257 – Break the Chains and Find Financial Freedom

If you feel chained down when it comes to your finances, you’re not alone! Eddie sits down with our own Resident Expert, Gary Pinkerton, to discuss helping others gain agency, the hierarchy of wealth and breaking the chains to find financial freedom. They chat about if long term assets are ...
Think Realty Podcast #256 – Fix and Flip Versus New Construction: Which One?

Think Realty Podcast #256 – Fix and Flip Versus New Construction: Which One?

Is newer construction always better? Or is rehabbing an older property more beneficial? Eddie Wilson sat down with Nate Zielinski from RCN Capital to discuss where rates are going and what some of the benefits are of using a private lender versus going to your local bank or credit union ...
Think Realty Podcast #255 – More Free Time, Less Headache

Think Realty Podcast #255 – More Free Time, Less Headache

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could spend more time growing your business? You could with all the extra time Bridge Loan Network saves you! Eddie Wilson sits down with Jordan Wells from Bridge Loan Network to discuss what tools they offer to someone getting into lending, what trends he ...
Think Realty Podcast #254 – Welcome to Optimist Island

Think Realty Podcast #254 – Welcome to Optimist Island

| Podcast | Funding
With all the negativity in the marketplace, Eddie Wilson sits down to chat with CIVIC Financial Services CEO (and fellow optimist) Bill Tessar, about where rates are and what he sees happening in 2023. They discuss what they learned from 2008, market adjustments and where Bill thinks the next opportunity ...
Think Realty Podcast #253 – Take the Bridge to Easy & Convenient

Think Realty Podcast #253 – Take the Bridge to Easy & Convenient

| Podcast | Business Services
Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a one stop shop where an investor could manage loans, pull credit and background checks, plus allow a client to sign and upload documents? Good news, there IS such a thing… meet Bridge Loan Network! Eddie Wilson sits down with Kristina Pfau  to ...
Think Realty Podcast #252 – Recession Proof Your Portfolio

Think Realty Podcast #252 – Recession Proof Your Portfolio

With many feeling overwhelmed with the current state of the economy, a volatile stock market and interest rates rising, wouldn’t it be nice if you could protect your retirement investment? Eddie Wilson sits down with Amanda Holbrook from Specialized Trust Company to discuss self-directing your retirement funds and how to ...
Think Realty Podcast #251 – Relationships: The Key to the Deal!

Think Realty Podcast #251 – Relationships: The Key to the Deal!

In this marketplace, it is so important to have relationships with people in the industry that you can trust. Eddie Wilson sits down with Nils Langenhagen from Fund that Flip to discuss how their unique model works by someone dedicated to see if a deal is beneficial for both the ...
Think Realty Podcast #250 – Multifamily, Multi-Opportunity!

Think Realty Podcast #250 – Multifamily, Multi-Opportunity!

Who doesn't need affordable housing in America? With the madness in the market and economy, a multifamily investment might be what you need to add to your portfolio. Eddie Wilson chats with Travis Watts from Ashcroft Capital about multifamily opportunities, his advice for a new investor considering multifamily, what strategies ...
Think Realty Podcast #249 – The Current Market, Is It Up or Down?

Think Realty Podcast #249 – The Current Market, Is It Up or Down?

Eddie Wilson sits down with longtime friend and fellow investor Chris Ragland, to discuss their thoughts on the current market, what percentage Ragland allocates toward real estate versus other asset classes and he shares his biggest piece of advice. Plus with some statistics pointing to a growing market and some ...
Think Realty Podcast #248 – Self-Storage: A Steady and Smart Investment!

Think Realty Podcast #248 – Self-Storage: A Steady and Smart Investment!

When other markets are moving up and down, self-storage seems to stay steady. Today, Eddie sits down with Lauren Brychell from Spartan Investment Group to discuss the process of investing in self-storage, what the returns usually look like and what the minimum for Spartan Investment Group is. Plus, they chat ...
Think Realty Podcast #247 – Don’t Judge an Investment by it’s Name!

Think Realty Podcast #247 – Don’t Judge an Investment by it’s Name!

Glenn Stromberg of Stromberg Investment Group sits down with Eddie Wilson to remind everyone not to judge an investment by it’s name. Manufactured homes AKA mobile homes, tend to be overlooked but Glenn and Eddie talk about why they’re a smart investment to diversify your portfolio. They discuss why manufactured ...
Think Realty Podcast #246 – Let’s Make A Deal!

Think Realty Podcast #246 – Let’s Make A Deal!

| Podcast | Funding, Market & Trends
Eddie sits down with Robert Alex Baker from Coastal Equity Group to chat about the market, borrowers, and lending. They discuss if the marketplace is driven by consumer sentiment, how borrowers position themselves to be lender friendly or in line to get the capital, and if we’re moving into a ...
Think Realty Podcast #245 – Looking for the Lone Wolf

Think Realty Podcast #245 – Looking for the Lone Wolf

| Podcast | Funding, Market & Trends
As both an investor and lender our guest Romney Navarro, CEO of Streamline Funding, has a unique perspective on the market. He sat down with Eddie Wilson to discuss the feeling in the market, the importance of partnerships and why they could be essential to a deal, and what are ...
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