Sam Craven

On today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with a relatively new investor who is absolutely crushing it as a flipper and wholesaler – Sam Craven. Sam has an incredible story of learning to fight through the initial problems that all new investors face and achieving a lot of success while investing during his weekends and evenings. Sam has a ton of great tips on marketing, making a plan, running an investment business, and a lot more. Don’t miss this show!

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In This Show, We Cover

  • Working with family without killing each other
  • Closing 27 deals during the first year in business
  • Getting leads with direct mail
  • Investing while holding a full time job
  • Partnering with other investors when first beginning
  • How to lower your direct mail response rate … and why you want to
  • Tips on online advertising
  • Making a plan for future growth
  • How to stand out from the “bad wholesaler” crowd
  • How to build a sophisticated buyer’s list
  • How to handle major problems when they come up

Links from the Show

BiggerPockets Pro Memberships
LoopNet.com

Books Mentioned in the Show

The Millionaire Real Estate Investor by Gary Keller
The E-myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It by Michael Gerber

Tweetable Topics

“To grow as a real estate investor, get involved in the conversations about real estate.” (Tweet This!)

“Transparency is key when attracting clients, partners, and investors.” (Tweet This!)

“Good deals are found through relationships.” (Tweet This!)

Connect with Sam

Sam’s BiggerPockets Profile
Sam’s Website – Senna Homes

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