What were you doing at 23 years old? Probably not building 17 houses like today’s guest! That’s right — our guest today on the BiggerPockets Podcast is Devan McClish, a real estate investor from Nashville who’s done nearly 60 deals in just the past couple years — using almost no money of his own. You’ll learn how Devan finds deals, raises money, works with contractors, and so much more. This show will go down as one of the greatest in BiggerPockets history — so don’t miss a second of it!
In This Episode We Cover:How Devan got started learning real estate when he was 18How he convinced a mentor to teach himHis first deal 3 years laterHow to avoid the shiny object syndromeHow he landed deals through direct mailHow he initially funded his dealsLiving on $15,000 for a yearHow to deal with peer pressure when you’re “going cheap”The worst mistake he’s made so farThe biggest challenge in the beginningWhy finding the deal is harder than finding the moneyHow Devan finds dealsTips on driving for dollarsHis future goalsAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets Job OpeningBiggerPockets EventsAdvertise with BiggerPocketsBiggerPockets StoreBooks Mentioned in this ShowRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiThink and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillHow I Turned $1,000 into Five Million in Real Estate in My Spare Time by William NickersonThe Intelligent Investor by Benjamin GrahamTweetable Topics:“While my friends are out drinking, I stay at home and try to find the next deal.” (Tweet This!)“Instead of spending $300/month on a brand new car, I’d rather spend that to get another 300 yellow letters out.” (Tweet This!)“Whenever they say you can’t do this, I say watch me do it.” (Tweet This!)Connect with DevanDevan’s BiggerPockets ProfileDevan’s Facebook ProfileDevan’s Twitter ProfileDevan’s Landing Page