On today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we are excited to bring you a fascinating interview with real estate investor Douglas Larson.
Douglas has been investing for over 15 years, doing everything from flipping, buy and hold, lease options and more. Additionally, Douglas has some great stories of working for several weeks on a Guru sales floor, and sheds new light on the shady sales world that we, at BiggerPockets, stand so strongly against.
You definitely don’t want to miss this entertaining and informative show!
Read the transcript for episode 41 with Douglas Larson here.
In This Show, We CoverHow Douglas started investing in an expensive locationTips for starting while working a full time jobHow to encourage your spouse to support your REI dreamTips for bidding for properties in online auctions“Scandal” in the online auction worldWorking with your spouse in a real estate businessLessons learned while working the “Guru” sales trainingTips for dealing with contractors and keeping them on the job siteAnd a lot more!Links from the ShowWhat Does the Fox Say (See the Video Below!)The 9-Year-Old Idea That Continues to Change Lives: Happy Birthday BiggerPockets!The BiggerPockets Podcast Homepage (Check out our new photo!)The BiggerPockets Resources PageBP Podcast 028: Note Investing and Raising Private Money with Dave Van HornBP Podcast 037: Full Time Income, Part Time Lifestyle Real Estate Investing with Aaron MazzrilloBP Podcast 034: Virtual Real Estate Investing and How to Find Great Deals in a Hot Market with Anson YoungJohn T Reed – The B.S. ChecklistPostlets.com**Also – be sure to check out this great article from Douglas from over in the BiggerPockets Member Blogs with even more information from Douglas, as well as some photos of some of the properties mentioned in the show! “Bigger Pockets Podcast Show 41…” **
Books Mentioned in the ShowThe 4 Hour Workweek by Timothy FerrissRich Dad Poor Dadby Robert KiyosakiRich Dad’s Success Stories: Real Life Success Stories from Real Life People Who Followed the Rich Dad Lessons by Robert KiyosakiThe Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley7 Habits of Highly Effective People byFreakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. LevittTweetable TopicsPeople pay good money for turn key investments (Tweet This!)A lot of people can talk story – but not everyone get’s it.(Tweet This!)Luck doesn’t fall from the sky. You make your own luck.(Tweet This!)Connect with DouglasDouglas’ Website: LuckyLarson.comDouglas’ BiggerPockets Profile