#122: 5 Myths Holding Investors Back From Real Estate Greatness with Chris Clothier
Published May 14, 2015
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    On this episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we’re talking about myths. No, not about Sasquatch, elves, or the abominable snowman. We’re talking about real estate myths that might be holding YOU back from greatness! We’re excited to bring back Chris Clothier, a seasoned investor and business owner who shares stories from his own experiences to help you achieve new levels of success. Don’t miss one second of this incredibly powerful and actionable podcast! In This Episode We Cover:Who is Chris Clothier?What got him into real estate?Getting to the top 50 Home BuyersFive Real Estate Investment MythsMyth 1: Don’t work with familyMyth 2: Past performance is a reliable predictor for future investmentsMyth 3: Investing in real estate is a big time sinkMyth 4: You should only invest locallyMyth 5: You should avoid risk at all costFive specific scenarios that are risky and how Chris would handle themLearn an amazing tip when closing a deal!How not to get ripped off by a property management companyAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBP Podcast 026: Building a Scalable Real Estate Business and Tenant Management Tips with Chris ClothierRealtyTracBP Podcast 005: Dealing with Death – A Financial Discussion with CFP Neal Frankle20 Questions To Ask Before Hiring Rental Property ManagementHow To Train A Property Management CompanyBiggerPockets WebinarBiggerPockets ForumsBiggerPockets MarketplaceBooks Mentioned in this ShowMake It BIG!: 49 Secrets for Building a Life of Extreme Success by Frank E. McKinneyScaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t (Rockefeller Habits 2.0) by Verne HarnishStart with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon SinekTweetable Topics:“You don’t have a job for everyone.” (Tweet This!)“In any partnership there should be clear lines, clear boundaries, and clear respect.” (Tweet This!)“A lot of investors look to go out of area first because they don’t understand real estate.” (Tweet This!)“There maybe more risk with a lower cost investment, than higher cost investment.” (Tweet This!)“Our fear of losing money is greater than our desire to earn.” (Tweet This!)“Risk is all about assessing the good and the bad of making the decision or not making the decision.” (Tweet This!)“For investors, risk is not a bad thing.” (Tweet This!)“There is no perfect time.” (Tweet This!)Connect with ChrisChris’ Company WebsiteChris’ BiggerPockets Profile
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