Anyone can buy a house. However, it takes a special kind of business (and business owner) to buy dozens of deals every year. That’s the story on today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, when we sit down with Nathan Brooks to talk about how he went from casual investor to buying nearly sixty deals last year. You’ll learn the key hires that made this transition possible, the process for hiring the perfect team members to work your systems, Nathan’s story of bringing in a partner to help scale, and so much more. If you are looking to really expand your business through partners, employees, and processes, dive into this powerful episode!
In This Episode We Cover:Nathan’s beard, the bear from The RevenantA recap of his last showThe importance of sitting down with your mentorHow to diversify your income streamsWhy he started his own property management companyThe companies he’s worked with beforeHow to avoid working with the wrong companyNathan’s current number of employeesHow he builds systems within his businessHow to figure out what you’re good and bad atWhat you should know about partnerships and finding the right people to work withHow Nathan’s hiring process worksHow to know who to hire firstThe time value of moneyHow to relay a process to an assistantThe importance of creating one-pager how tosWhat exactly lifestyle design meansWhether it’s really possible to step away from work for six monthsHow to figure out your freedom numberOne thing that made a huge impact on his business in the past few yearsWhy he keeps on learning and learningAnd SO much more!Links from the Show$140,805.92 profit on our first flip…Thank you Bigger Pockets! [forum post]EvernoteBP Podcast 087: How to Thrive After The Collapse of a Real Estate Empire with Nathan BrooksBP Podcast 146: Buying 100+ Units Through Word of Mouth Marketing with Enrique JevonsBP Podcast 151: Finding Your “Freedom Number” with Clayton MorrisBooks Mentioned in this ShowThe Book on Investing with No and Low Money Down by Brandon TurnerThe 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss6 Months to 6 Figures by Peter VoogdNo Hero by Mark OwenThe Book on Rental Property Investing by Brandon TurnerThe Millionaire Real Estate Investor by Gary KellerGood to Great by Jim CollinsTweetable Topics:“Don’t focus on your weaknesses, focus on your strengths.” (Tweet This!)“There’s always a person who’ll appreciate whoever you are and ride the rollercoaster with you.” (Tweet This!)Connect with NathanNathan’s BiggerPockets ProfileNathan’s BiggerPockets Blogs listNathan’s Company Website