Sept. 28, 2022

Real Estate: Investing, Rentals, Taxes, House Hacking and More

#80: Real estate investor and author, Brandon Turner, joins Chris to discuss investing in real estate. They discuss who should invest, how people can get started, real estate tax strategies, house hacking, the four wealth generators of real estate and much more.

Brandon Turner (@BeardyBrandon) is a podcaster, author and real estate investor with a portfolio of >7,000 properties. Having hosted the BiggerPockets podcast with over 100 million downloads, Brandon is widely recognized as one of the foremost experts on real estate investing. He is also the best-selling author of several books and the founder and of Open Door Capital.


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Full Show Notes

Brandon shares his points story [2:01]

The two things that occupy 100% of Brandon’s head space [3:02]

Should everyone invest in real estate? [3:54]

Ways to get into real estate [5:35]

Investing in real estate without moving [10:37]

Four wealth generators of real estate [11:50]

Tax strategies for real estate investments [15:30]

Investing in real estate vs. investing in the market [19:47]

REITs as a form of real estate investing [23:27]  

How investing works with Open Door Capital [24:13]

Finding property that can be bumped up in value immediately [27:31]

Buying property to flip [28:47]

How the current market affects what the average person should be doing in real estate [31:02]

How interest rates affect landlords [33:12]

Considering an adjustable rate mortgage in today’s market [34:13]

Should the average person invest in a syndicate? [36:15]

Hiring a property manager [38:56]

Chris’ analog to hiring a property manager: interviewing au pairs [40:52]

Applying strategies that work to all areas of your life [42:07]

Owning vs. renting [44:48]

Brandon's opinion on vacation homes and timeshares [45:18]

How to learn the nuances of investing in real estate [48:31]

Resources to dive deeper into real estate investing [50:26]




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