#313: How to Be Happy AND Grow a Massive Business with Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler (and Josh!)

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You want to crush it in real estate investing. But you also want fun, adventure, and time for yourself and your loved ones. Can you have both? Our guest today says, “YES!” Jesse Itzler is a serial entrepreneur who’s worn a lot of hats: rapper, founder of a private jet company (sold to Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway), partner in a … Read More

Furnace, Boiler or Heat Pump? Time for Heating Systems 101

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Heating your home accounts for an inordinate portion of your utility bill, so it pays to choose the most efficient heating system possible. This doesn’t necessarily mean you should upgrade to a different type of system, however. Generally speaking, it’s a bad idea to convert from forced air to central heating, or vice versa, since the benefits rarely justify the … Read More

#312: Conquering Nightmare Rehabs While Working Full-Time with BRRRR Investor James Masotti

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Excited about real estate investing and looking for a blueprint to follow? Well, you’re in luck! Today’s guest James Masotti is a well-rounded investor who’s piling up properties while working a full-time job. James shares how he consistently finds deals in a competitive market (it’s not through the MLS), how he funds these deals (it’s not with his money), and … Read More

Survey: Gen-Xers & Older Millennials Believe Stocks are a Better Investment than Real Estate

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35-44 year olds were hit hardest by the housing bust just as they reached prime first-time homebuying age Less than half of homebuyers and sellers between the ages of 35 and 44 believe that real estate is a better long-term investment than the stock market, according to a survey Redfin commissioned in December of more than 2,600 people nationwide who … Read More

#311: 6 Rules for Investing in Real Estate in the Coming Economic Shift with J Scott

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Are you a real estate investor concerned with the potential of a shifting economy? These concerns are understandable, and today’s guest has some great techniques for both protecting your money and taking advantage of deals in any market! J Scott, author of The Book on Flipping Houses and How to Estimate Rehab Costs shares his valuable insight when it comes to predicting … Read More

#310: A Straightforward, Repeatable Path to Early Retirement with Jennifer Bayless

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Looking to find financial independence through real estate but don’t want to be responsible for a portfolio of 100 homes? Well, that’s exactly what today’s guest is doing! Jenny Bayless is a real estate investor in Colorado who is using long-distance investing principles to systematically build a portfolio of cash flowing properties using the BRRRR method! Jenny is absolutely crushing … Read More

The 20 Cities and Homes Favorited Most in 2018

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From majestic mansions to charming cottages, these are the homes that earned the most hearts.   The new year is a time of joyous beginnings, and also insightful reflection. Looking back is how we’re able to look ahead (earlier this week, Redfin made its own 2019 predictions ) while remembering the year that was. And so, we decided to take … Read More

#309: Closing 75 Deals Your First Year by Simply Modeling Others with Steven Pesavento

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Have you ever considered flipping houses for cash but aren’t sure where to start? If so, today’s episode is perfect for you! Brandon and David interview Steven Pesavento, a long distance flipper who’s doing 75 deals a year. Steven shares several of his tips for success, including just what he does to keep his pipeline full of deals, how he … Read More

2019 Design Forecast: What's In, What's Out

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As we flip to the last pages of our 2018 calendar, it’s time to look at interior design trends on the rise – and say goodbye to those on their way out in 2019. Here are our predictions about what’s in and what’s out in the year to come. What’s in Warm modernism It’s official – many regions throughout the … Read More

Housing Inventory Up 5% in November—Fastest Growth in 3 Years—as Sales Decline 8%

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Prices post sub-4% growth for third consecutive month Balance of supply and demand is shifting toward homebuyers’ favor in markets like San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Dallas, and Portland, Oregon U.S. home-sale prices increased 3.3 percent in November compared to a year ago, to a median of $298,800. November marked the third straight month of annual home price gains under 4 … Read More