What’s it truly take to go from beginner to advanced in real estate? On this episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with Steve Mills, who shares exactly how he was able to overcome a bad first deal, find mentors, work with a partner, and eventually do more than four hundred real estate deals! This show is both highly motivating and informative and will definitely leave you with some great nuggets that you can use in your business to buy more real estate and have more fun doing it!
In This Episode We Cover:Where Steve comes from and a discussion about DetroitHow he got into real estateThe entrepreneurial mindsetWhy you should educate yourselfWhat his first deal looked likeThe importance of using bad deals as a learning experienceThoughts on selling via a land contractWhy Steve chose wholesalingDetails on his first wholesale dealsHow to negotiate your way to getting dealsWhat you should know about zoningHow to understand a leadFunctional obsolescenceChanging strategies as your business growsA discussion on commercial real estateHow to find the confidence to do dealsAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBP Podcast 093: 0 to 400 Deals (in 5 Years!) via Smart Marketing with Erik StarkBiggerPockets ForumsBooks Mentioned in this ShowThink and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiPsycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell MaltzTweetable Topics:“Real estate allows so much opportunity and growth in life.” (Tweet This!)“Having a group and joining one created a confidence in me.” (Tweet This!)“You can’t go acting broke and talking money.” (Tweet This!)Connect with SteveSteve’s BiggerPockets ProfileSteve’s FacebookSteve’s LinkedIn