Trying to build a real estate empire while working a full-time job can be tough, which is why many people decide to use a partner to maximize their results. That’s the story on today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, where we sit down with Rudy Curtler to talk about how he is building a portfolio of college rentals and mobile home parks utilizing a partner. You’ll learn how (and why) Rudy is building his portfolio hundreds of miles from his home, the incredible benefits of investing in mobile home parks (“6x better than houses” according to Rudy), and how he’s able to put together the financing on deals using remarkable creativity!
In This Episode We Cover:How Rudy got started with real estate investingHow he transitioned from “interested” to “committed“His first investmentWhat makes a college rental different?How many single family homes he hasWhat a suite equity partner isTips for those who wanted to start in the college rental nicheHis view on working with familyThe difference between investing in mobile home parks and mobile homesThe details on his mobile home parkHow much he rents his mobile homes forTips on renting out RV padsWhy you may want to consider investing in mobile home parksHow he manages his propertiesThoughts on getting a mobile home dealer licenseHow to get a mind for creative financeAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBP Podcast 140: The Riches Are in the Niches (Like Student Housing) with Bill SyriosCraigsListBP Podcast 111: A Unique (and Profitable) Real Estate Niche You’ve Probably Never Considered with Jefferson Lilly21stMortgageClaytonHomesBerkshire HathawayLoopNetBP Podcast 194: Achieving Impressive Spreads Through High-End Flips with Justin SilverioBP Podcast 179: Doing the “Impossible” by Buying 100+ Units in His First Two Years with Dale HenselAngela Duckworth – Grit (video)Books Mentioned in this ShowThe Book on Tax Strategies for the Savvy Real Estate Investor by Amanda Han and Matthew MacFarlandRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiThink and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillThe Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarcoTweetable Topics:“I think there is a big difference between somebody who’s just interested versus someone who’s committed.” (Tweet This!)“Mobile home parks are another way for us to grow and find the exponential growth potential that’s there.” (Tweet This!)“I didn’t want to stop. We want to keep growing, so we found a way to do it.” (Tweet This!)Connect with RudyRudy’s BiggerPockets ProfileRudy’s LinkedIn