#98: Value-Add Investing and Doing $1 Billion in Real Estate Transactions with Allan Glass
Published November 27, 2014
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    What does it take to buy, sell, and broker over $1,000,000,000 in real estate? That’s what you’ll discover in today’s podcast episode when we sit down with Allan Glass, a real estate entrepreneur from sunny Southern California. In this hour long interview, you’ll learn how Allan used his skills as a commercial real estate broker to build his own portfolio and “piece together” deals that are truly “win-win-wins.” If you are looking to take your business to a whole new level, don’t miss this show! In This Show We Cover:How Allan got started as a commercial broker in LAThoughts on obtaining a Real Estate Finance DegreeHow Allan was able to profit despite getting started in the worst time to have career in real estateThe two “book ends” Allan looks for to decide where to invest.How Allan shifted from an employee to starting his own business in the restaurant industryWhy you should always have a backup planThe importance of continuing education and taking up a Masters in Real Estate DevelopmentWhy functional obsolescence is vitally important to an investorHow Allan manage to invest in numerous different property typesHow to add value to real estate and profit from itHow Allan finds deals in any market.Allan’s ‘secret sauce’ of real estate investingMistakes real estate investors make (including Allan)And lots more!Links From the ShowLoopnetCostarBooks Mentioned in the ShowBrandon Turner’s The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money DownThe Reluctant Metropolis: The Politics of Urban Growth in Los Angeles by William FultonLucky Or Smart?: Fifty Pages for the First-Time Entrepreneur by Bo PeabodyConnect with AllanAllan’s BiggerPockets ProfileAllan’s WebsiteAllan’s FacebookAllan’s LinkedInAllan’s Twitter
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