REI Fundamentals

Whether you're pre- first deal or a seasoned professional, explore the foundational knowledge upon which real estate investment success is built.

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REI Fundamentals

Whether you're pre- first deal or a seasoned professional, explore the foundational knowledge upon which real estate investment success is built.

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Design Your Day to Win

Design Your Day to Win

The 10 “commandments,” or disciplines, for designing a successful day. What should you consider in your daily plan in order to win? There’s been a lot said on the topic of designing our days to include strategic disciplines. The key is to make these daily disciplines a habit. If you ...
+Interview with Greg Slaughter

+Interview with Greg Slaughter

00:58:00 | In this flagship Plus interview, Think Realty CEO Eddie Wilson interviews Greg Slaughter, the Founder and Executive Director of Strive2Thrive Academy. Strive2Thrive provides entrepreneurs with skills, strategies, and systems to thrive and achieve their dreams faster then they can imagine in both business and every area of life ...
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 #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 ...
Six Ways to Add Value to the Community as a Real Estate Professional

Six Ways to Add Value to the Community as a Real Estate Professional

Real estate professionals not only provide safe and attractive homes and offices but also improve property values and contribute to the community by paying taxes. We often read headlines about greedy landlords, evictions, and record lack of affordable housing. In spite of those headlines, real estate experts make significant contributions ...
Who’s In Your Corner?

Who’s In Your Corner?

Being able to tap into a network of people who have more experience and knowledge than you can boost your success. Anyone who has spent time in real estate knows just how valuable relationships are. Growing your business and expanding your portfolio takes connections. Do you have the connections to ...
Understanding Mechanic’s Liens

Understanding Mechanic’s Liens

Understanding how lien rights work and how to accurately track lien documentation is essential for developers. Most real estate developers and investors have at least a basic understanding of what a mechanic’s lien is and that contractor’s lien rights can pose a financial risk to a project, if not properly ...
The Art of Passive Real Estate Investing

The Art of Passive Real Estate Investing

Learn how to evaluate sponsors for success. Are you looking to broaden your investment horizons and boost your returns? Commercial real estate could be the perfect addition to your portfolio. With its distinctive features and the potential for significant profits, commercial real estate offers an exciting opportunity to diversify your ...
Should You Have a Real Estate Investing Partner?

Should You Have a Real Estate Investing Partner?

There are both pros and cons to bringing a partner into your residential real estate investing portfolio. Inviting a partner into your real estate investing activities can potentially add a lot of value and support, but sharing a business with a partner also means sharing control of the properties. To ...
8 Tax Benefits of Owning a Single Rental Property

8 Tax Benefits of Owning a Single Rental Property

If you’re new to the world of real estate investing, we have great news heading into tax season. There are a lot of benefits to owning even one rental property. From deductions to capital gains tax deferment, we’re going to cover everything you need to know as you begin tax ...
Essential Hard and Soft Skills to Real Estate Investing Success

Essential Hard and Soft Skills to Real Estate Investing Success

Successful real estate investors typically possess a range of essential skills that help them to navigate the complexities of buying and managing single-family rental homes. While developing “hard skills,” like in-depth knowledge of the real estate field, contracts, financing, and others are an important part of investing success, there are ...
Think Realty Podcast #287 – Build Your Business Empire

Think Realty Podcast #287 – Build Your Business Empire

Eddie Wilson points out that, “many real estate investors make a massive mistake and that is they don't treat their real estate business as a business, they treat it as a hobby,” but there IS a solution! Eddie sat down with Jim Tannehill from Empire to chat about the Empire ...
How to Build a Long-Distance Real Estate Investing Team

How to Build a Long-Distance Real Estate Investing Team

For investors in the long-distance rental real estate industry, building a team you can trust is one of the most important tools for success. Buying and managing single-family rental properties at a distance can be one of the most rewarding investment options available. But doing so profitably requires a team ...
Six Strategies for Leveraging Your Industry Influence

Six Strategies for Leveraging Your Industry Influence

Harnessing the power of your influence drives growth and fosters innovation, both necessary elements for achieving long-term success—for yourself and for the real estate industry. As the leader of your business, you hold a pivotal role. Your decisions and actions not only shape the direction of your company but also ...
How To Thrive In Todays Market

How To Thrive In Todays Market

00:33:46| Do you ever feel like you are working harder & harder but not getting the results you desire? Discover the 6 step system that if implemented will allow you to not just succeed but to thrive in today's market.  ...
Common Acronyms When Investing in Real Estate Syndications

Common Acronyms When Investing in Real Estate Syndications

00:08:07| Technical jargon refers to the words/expressions that belong to a certain field of knowledge which can only be understood by the specialized people who work on those areas. Learn 41 common REI (Real Estate Investing) acronyms associated with real estate syndications in this episode ...
What is a Cost Segregation Study?

What is a Cost Segregation Study?

00:07:01|What is cost segregation and how can property owners use it to maximize depreciation deductions and minimize the tax burden for property owners? How is it different from straight line depreciation? ...
What is Forced Appreciation?

What is Forced Appreciation?

00:06:33|Forced appreciation is the ability to increase a property's value by decreasing expenses and increasing income. We put bite-sized information in each episode and in this one we’ll give you examples of how to decrease expenses and how to increase your income ...
7 Ways to Evaluate Investment Options

7 Ways to Evaluate Investment Options

00:07:18| In this Video, Flip and Dani talk about seven ways to evaluate investment options. Make sure you look at your specific situation because everybody's different, every situation is different. And you decide what you need most ...
Module 1 – Introduction to Single Family Property Management

Module 1 – Introduction to Single Family Property Management

00:01:45 | Watch this short introductory video as Greg shares why anyone regardless of their experience should watch this course. Other Videos in This Course ...
Module 2 – Should You Hire a Property Manager?

Module 2 – Should You Hire a Property Manager?

00:11:15 | There are pros and cons to hiring a third party property management company. In this video discover what those are and other insider information you should know that will allow you to decide what is best for your situation. Other Videos in This Course ...
Module 3 – The Biggest Mistake Every Landlord Makes

Module 3 – The Biggest Mistake Every Landlord Makes

00:05:55 | Every landlord starts out making mistakes but we all make the same biggest mistake that is taught in the industry. Watch and learn what that is and how to correct it. Other Videos in This Course ...
Module 4 – Manage Your Rentals as a Business

Module 4 – Manage Your Rentals as a Business

00:07:06 | Investors want passive income. In order to get that you must manage your rentals as a business. This video reveals how to successfully do that from day 1. Other Videos in This Course ...
Module 5 – How to Prepare a Home to Rent

Module 5 – How to Prepare a Home to Rent

00:08:25 | Preparing a home to rent is not just about making sure it looks good. There are several other factors that are more important if you want great tenants. Watch this video to learn what those are. Other Videos in This Course ...
Module 6 – Creating a Pool of Potential Tenants

Module 6 – Creating a Pool of Potential Tenants

00:09:54 | Want better quality tenants? The easiest way to do that is to ensure you have many applicants to choose from. This video shares exactly how to market the home to immediately generate many more potential applicants. Other Videos in This Course ...