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What does it take to buy, sell, and broker over $1,000,000,000 in real estate?

That’s what you’ll discover in today’s podcast episode when we sit down with Allan Glass, a real estate entrepreneur from sunny Southern California. In this hour long interview, you’ll learn how Allan used his skills as a commercial real estate broker to build his own portfolio and “piece together” deals that are truly “win-win-wins.”

If you are looking to take your business to a whole new level, don’t miss this show!

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In This Show We Cover:
How Allan got started as a commercial broker in LA
Thoughts on obtaining a Real Estate Finance Degree
How Allan was able to profit despite getting started in the worst time to have career in real estate
The two “book ends” Allan looks for to decide where to invest.
How Allan shifted from an employee to starting his own business in the restaurant industry
Why you should always have a backup plan
The importance of continuing education and taking up a Masters in Real Estate Development
Why functional obsolescence is vitally important to an investor
How Allan manage to invest in numerous different property types
How to add value to real estate and profit from it
How Allan finds deals in any market.
Allan’s ‘secret sauce’ of real estate investing
Mistakes real estate investors make (including Allan)
And lots more!
Links From the Show
Loopnet
Costar
Books Mentioned in the Show
Brandon Turner’s The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down
The Reluctant Metropolis: The Politics of Urban Growth in Los Angeles by William Fulton
Lucky Or Smart?: Fifty Pages for the First-Time Entrepreneur by Bo Peabody
Connect with Allan
Allan’s BiggerPockets Profile
Allan’s Website
Allan’s Facebook
Allan’s LinkedIn
Allan’s Twitter

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