#137: How to Use Systems to Scale Your Real Estate Business with Sam Craven
Published August 27, 2015
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    On this episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we want to introduce you to a real estate investor who has figured out the secret to scaling his business: systems. Sam Craven, who was last on the BiggerPockets Podcast back on show 33, shares with us the processes he has implemented that have enabled him to build a team, putting him on track to buy nearly 100 homes this year. You’ll love the humor, the advice, and the examples Sam brings to the show and will walk away with new ideas to scale your own business. In This Episode We Cover:Sam’s progress since the last time he was on the showWhat his business model looks likeWhy he identifies as a “customer service business“The importance of building processesWhat the people in his company doThe vital importance of systemizing your businessHow to create a “franchise-able” businessWhy you should start with the end in mindHow to use diversified methods in marketingWhat exactly high equity mailers areHow they finance their dealsThe worst deal Sam’s ever doneAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets Webinar Pro ReplayBiggerPockets ProHow to Close 27 Deals in Your First Year While Working Full Time with Sam Craven (Podcast)BiggerPockets ForumsBecoming a Millionaire Real Estate Investor Using The One Thing with Jay Papasan (Podcast)BiggerPockets FacebookBiggerPockets WebinarBooks Mentioned in this ShowThe E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber80/20 Sales and Marketing by Perry MarshallThe Millionaire Real Estate Investor by Gary Keller and Jay PapasanGood to Great by Jim CollinsTweetable Topics:“People call us because they have a problem that they need to be solved.” (Tweet This!)“Anyone who joins our company always have to fill out a goal sheet as well.” (Tweet This!)“One of the joys of growing a business is trying stuff and seeing if it works.” (Tweet This!)Connect with SamSam’s BiggerPockets ProfileSam’s Company WebsiteSam’s Instagram Profile
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