For the 100th episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we bring you the interview that you’ve been asking for since the beginning: the story of Joshua Dorkin, CEO of BiggerPockets and host of the BiggerPockets Podcast.
Learn about Josh’s journey from real estate investing newbie to BiggerPockets founder — and all of the obstacles he had to overcome along the way. Get insider information on topics from starting your own business to property management and HOAs. And leave inspired to tackle your own hurdles and get your real estate endeavors off the ground!
For BiggerPockets fans old and new, this is an instant BiggerPockets Podcast classic you won’t want to miss. Get ready to learn more about the man behind the BiggerPockets curtains!
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In This Show We Cover:
How Josh got started in Real Estate
The ins and outs of beginning your own business
Thoughts on getting your real estate agent’s license
How to get into Real Estate without any prior knowledge about it
The importance of properly assessing a property
What you need to know about HOAs
Josh’s thoughts on appreciation
Lessons regarding investing from a distance
How BiggerPockets got its start
Why BiggerPockets is hard on real estate gurus
Why you should be authentic when using BiggerPockets
The importance of building relationships online
And MUCH more!
Links From the Show:
Brandon Turner’s Book on Amazon
BP’s Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate Investing
BiggerPockets Keyword Alerts
BiggerPockets Plus and Pro Accounts
Books Mentioned in the Show
Four Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
Brandon Turner’s The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down
Rework: Change The Way You Work Forever by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson
The CEO Code by David Rohlander
Connect with Josh
Josh’s BiggerPockets Profile
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