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

by , | May 14, 2024 | Fundamentals, Funding, Growth, Operations, Podcast

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 first deal was the best and worst thing to happen. They talk about how important a mentor is, the platforms he has created, and how he’s now helping others succeed. Plus, Adonis tells the story of why he wanted to start helping people learn about real estate investing. For more information, visit and

  • 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.

  • Adonis Lockett

    Adonis Lockett is the Principal of a National Real Estate Investment Firm, Real Estate Brokerage, National Private Money Lending Company, & Real Estate Prop Technology company (myRE360). With a B.S. degree in Electrical Mechanical Engineering and Lean Six Sigma Certification, Adonis left Corporate America to start his real estate investment firm and has grown the company into a multi-business unit, multi-location powerhouse of 11 physical locations, with a strong presence that has garnished the respect of the private money lending industry’s largest performers & contributors. Adonis is a national speaker that has appeared on Fox 4 News Dallas and has been featured at dozens of national real estate events as a panelist, presenter, and main stage speaker on how to leverage private money to start, grow and scale a successful real estate business. Adonis is an active real estate investor that has personally flipped over 115 houses, owns over 60 rental properties, and purchased and sold several apartment complexes to date.

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