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Have you ever struggled to get to the next level with your real estate investing?

On today’s episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we sit down with real estate wholesaler and self-proclaimed “struggling investor” Scott Costello. In this riveting interview, you’ll learn why real estate investing is never as easy as it might appear and how to overcome the struggles that everyone faces to find success. Listen for awesome tips on how to break into the real estate industry, advice on getting into wholesaling, and how to motivate yourself amidst the everyday struggles investors face.

If you’re looking for some great motivation and useful tips, don’t miss this inspiring interview!

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In This Show We Cover:
How Scott got started in real estate thanks to a book
What took him so long to get his beginning
How he used wholesaling to get his foot in the door
Why personality matters in deciding what path to take in your investing
General advice for wholesalers
The ins and outs of starting real estate with a full time job
How to find a partner to invest with
Scott’s method of targeting absentee owners from tax records
What keeps him going as an investor
The everyday struggles real estate professionals face
Things Scott would have done better if he could do it again
The importance of establishing a website
The best and worst deals Scott has ever done
Tips on using the Internet to market your next wholesale deal
And MUCH more!
Links From the Show:
BiggerPockets Webinar
BiggerPockets Marketplace
BiggerPockets Plus and Pro Accounts
Books Mentioned in the Show
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
Brandon Turner’s The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No (and Low) Money Down
How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Connect with Scott
Scott’s BiggerPockets Profile
Scott’s Business Website

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