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BTM 50: Building A MultiFamily Empire with Eric Bowlin

Eric accidentally got into real estate back in college when he and his wife decided to buy a house near the University. They purchased a 3 unit building, living in one unit and renting the rest. One night while watching a movie with his wife, he heard a knock on the door. It was one of their tenants there to pay rent. At that moment he realized that I would become a real estate investor. That was the easiest money he had ever earned in his entire life. At that moment he realized that I would become a real estate investor.

Eric Bowlin started investing in real estate in 2009 with the purchase of his first three family property. He got into real estate full time at the end of 2011 and became financially independent at the end of 2015 when he quit his job forever.

Now, Eric is working on larger multifamily deals and syndications. He owns or is a GP on over 470 doors in Massachusetts and Texas. Also, Eric talks constantly about financial independence and is the founder of IdealREI (a top resource for real estate investors trying to achieve financial freedom) and Stacking Millions (a community where investors can learn and grow together).

Key Points From This Episode:

  • How Eric went from full-time student to building a multifamily empire
  • The story of him convincing his wife during a deployment to start to invest in real estate
  • Importance of taking action and why you shouldn’t let people caution you away from investing
  • The Differences between real estate business vs. real estate investing
  • How Eric found his niche in real estate investing
  • The break down of his process of finding deals, talking to owners and creating offers
  • What steps Eric took to escape the rat race

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode

Eric Bowlin 

Rich Dad Poor Dad


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BTM 49: The Ultimate Wealth Formula to Financial Freedom with Buck Joffrey

On today’s show we welcome Buck Joffrey. Buck is an accomplished Surgeon, Entrepreneur, Asset Manager and Podcaster. He is also the #1 best-selling author of The 7 Secrets of Eternal Wealth. With a negative net worth upon finishing his surgical training in 2008, Buck quickly became a serial entrepreneur and real asset investor amassing an 8 figure net worth. In order to help his high paid professional colleagues, he started a financial education website called and hosts the popular Wealth Formula Podcast.

Buck knows the old mantra of “investing in a diversified portfolio of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds,” is outdated and dangerous for high paid professionals given the volatility and instability of the current global economy. Therefore, he advocates entrepreneurship and/or investing in hard assets that provide cash flow as a more reliable way of approaching personal finance. Through a strong foundation of financial education and emphasis on cash flow investing, Buck teaches professionals how to take charge of their money and prosper.

Key Points From This Episode

  • Buck’s story from surgeon to real estate investor/entrepreneur
  • What is the “Wealth Formula” and how you can use this to achieve financial freedom
  • Why most successful people never “retire”
  • Importance of shifting your mindset to life life on your own terms
  • What made Buck change his focus on making money from a different quadrant
  • Why your focus should be on buying streams of income
  • How Buck lost 300K on his first real estate investment and the #1 thing he would do differently

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode

Buck Joffrey

Wealth Formula Roadmap



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BTM 48: 90 Days to 5K Passive Income a Month and Beyond with Edna Keep

Have you heard of the Rule of 97? In 1897, 97% of Americans were employers. By 1997, 97% of Americans were employees. A new time is upon us and another major shift is coming. As we continue to leverage the power of the internet and technology, it’s easier than ever to become a location independent entrepreneur and investor. We discuss this immensely in this weeks’ Tip of the Week.

Even more profound, on todays show, today’s guest Edna Keep and I are going to show you the path to 5k in 90 Days.

Edna Keep’s journey from single mom at age 16 – living in subsidized housing
with a daughter in subsidized daycare – to multi-millionaire Real Estate
Entrepreneur and Coach inspires others. Her major operations are long-term
buy-and-hold rentals apartment buildings. Her claim to fame is a $60 Million
real estate portfolio built with “Other People’s Money.”

She is the author of Multiple Ways To Wealth: Creating Your Prosperous Lifestyle
and real estate investment teacher, has a deep understanding of what investors
want in a deal. As a former financial advisor, Edna helps connect investors with
everyday people who want to create true passive income for the long term.

We share a passion for helping individuals hit their first milestone of 5k in passive income and we breakdown exact how you can achieve this in 3 easy steps:

  1. Build a “Power” Team around you to do the heavy lifting (most important – you need a mentor to be apart of that team).
  2. Shift your MINDSET -> You are the prize!
  3. GO BIG (we’ll define this in the episode)


Links mentioned in the show:

Edna Keep

Why “A” Students Work for “C” Students and Why “B” Students Work for the Government

Meditation App: Omvana

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BTM 45: Investing in Low Income and Section 8 Housing with Thelonious Jones

Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Contractor and Investor Thelonious C. Jones. In 2007  Thelonious moved from  Oakland California to Atlanta, Georgia to pursue a career in music but quickly realized the opportunity in real estate.  He purchased his first rental property at the age of 23 in 2009. By 2014 owned and managed a portfolio of over 25 units.

On this episode we were able to get into the nuts and bolt of Section 8 housing and how to go about investing in section 8. We discuss common pitfalls and misconceptions of the concept as well. This episode with Thelonious is heartfelt as he strives to improve low income housing for the community and as he helps investors “How To Stack Your Money”.


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Links mentioned in the show:

Thelonious C. Jones

The 80/20 Principle

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BTM 42: Retired At 31 via Passive Income and Property Management with Sepehr Bekam

I’m not sure if there is a truly 100% passive investment out there but rental real estate comes pretty close, especially when you have the right property management team in place to oversee the day to day activities of your business.

Today we had the pleasure of interviewing multifamily investor, Sepehr Bekam. In our conversation, we learn about how we can truly create passive income with real estate investing through property management. We learn the pitfalls of hiring a bad manager  and we get to hear some horror stories as well.

Sep Bekam is founder and CEO of Bekam Investment Group. He is a former electrical engineer and started investing in 2010. He retired at the age of 31 and is a full-time, professional real estate investor. Sep and his Team have successfully repositioned challenging neighborhoods and have literally “moved the line” to make communities safer, cleaner, and more affordable. Bekam Investment Group currently owns 9 multi-family properties, an office building, and more than 120 houses in 5 states.

You don’t want to miss this one!


Links mentioned in the show:

Bekam Investments

Conspiracy of the Rich

Equity Happens

Creature From Jekyll Island

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