#119: From Pro Athlete to Pro Real Estate Entrepreneur with Graham Mink
Published April 23, 2015
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    On today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we are excited to introduce you to Graham Mink, a professional hockey player turned real estate investor from the state of Vermont. Graham shares the story of getting his first deal while traveling the world and his journey since that day. You’ll learn how he turned the lessons gained from house hacking into a profitable business managing tenants, being a real estate agent, and subdividing properties. If you want to invaluable lessons about jumping into real estate investing, scaling your business, the ins and outs of financing your deals — and much more — then take a little time out of your day to hear this inspirational show! In This Episode We Cover:A bit about Graham and his professional hockey careerWhat it’s like to transition from professional sports to real estateHis first property and first tenant, thanks to his father!Details on refinancing a propertyWhat you should know about home equity lines of creditWhat exactly an FHA loan isHow to use house hacking to create incomeDetails on his second dealA discussion about the real estate marketThe ins and outs of finding the property that fits what you want to doHow Graham subdivided a propertyThe role BiggerPockets played Graham’s successHow to execute a seller-financed dealThe pros and cons of getting real estate licenseAnd SO much more!Links from the Show:BiggerPockets is hiring!BiggerPockets Webinar Replays (for Pro)How to “Hack” Your Housing and Get Paid to Live for FreeThe Real Estate Market: How to Analyze and Predict CyclesThe Real Key to Success is Cheating. Here’s How (and Why) To Cheat…BiggerPockets Podcast Show 118 with Grant CardoneBiggerPockets ForumsBiggerPockets CalculatorsBooks Mentioned in this ShowThe Book on Flipping Houses by J ScottBrandon Turner’s The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money DownLandlording on Auto-Pilot by Mike ButlerThink and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillTweetable Topics:“The one who pumps out slow and steady kind of wins the race.” (Tweet This!)“If you’re not making money, you’re not making money.” (Tweet This!)“Get your license, find a mentor… scrub toilets if you have to.” (Tweet This!)“Walk before you run.” (Tweet This!)“Everybody’s got some kind of advantage.” (Tweet This!)“When you seen an opportunity that you lose, it opens the door for something else.” (Tweet This!)Connect with GrahamGraham’s BiggerPockets ProfileGraham Mink’s Wikipedia PageGraham’s TwitterGraham’s LinkedIn
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