#101: From Real Estate Agent to Profitable Landlord with Dawn Brenengen
Published December 18, 2014
65 min
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    Ever wonder what real estate investing looks like from a real estate agent’s perspective? On today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with Dawn Brenengen, a real estate agent-turned-landlord and discuss how she made the transition into the investing world, as well as her tricks and tips for success as a landlord. Along with important insight into the real estate licensing process, Dawn covers property management, house hacking, and a whole lot more! Listen for advice on finding a great property, handling everyday rental issues and finding that elusive “ideal” tenant. And in case you were wondering when it’s appropriate to bend the “2% Rule” — this episode explores that, too! Whether you have experience as a real estate agent or not, don’t miss this inspiring show! In This Show We Cover:How Dawn got started in real estateThoughts on being a licensed real estate agentThe qualities that make a successful agentA real estate agent’s perspective on what investors are looking forThe 2% rule — and how to know when to bend itImportance characteristics of a great propertyThe process of “house hacking“What you need to know about property managementHow to handle tenant issues with graceThe process of qualifying tenantsDifferent perspectives on owning a homeThe ins and outs of establishing relationships with property managersThe pros and cons of self management versus hiring the job outTenant red flags and finding the ideal tenantPlus MUCH more!Links From the Show:The Real Estate Agent’s Ultimate Guide to Working with InvestorsBrandon’s article on House HackingPodcast Episode with Chris ClothierBP Podcast Show 100Resident ResearchList HubZillowTruliaCraigsListBiggerPockets ForumActiveRainBe a Guest on the PodcastBooks Mentioned in the ShowRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiLean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl SandbergI Shouldn’t Be Telling You This by Kate WhiteConnect with DawnDawn’s BiggerPockets ProfileDawn’s FacebookDawn’s LinkedInDawn’s Website
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