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Mike Swenson: From Finance To Ops To Entrepreneur To REL Freedom Founder

Uncategorized Nov 19, 2020



Hear from REL Freedom Founder Mike Swenson about his journey from working in finance for a non-profit to real estate team founder and REL Freedom founder. Previously in real estate, he helped grow a team to the #31 team in the United States, as recognized by RealTrends, in his role as COO. In addition to talking about real estate teams, he shares his journey on real estate investments, savings, and talks about the future he's creating for those in real estate. He's interviewed by real estate partner in crime and Elite Advantage Team Leader - Justin Rademacher. 


In this episode, hosted by - Justin Rademacher, we discussed:   

  • How Mike got his career started and applied his background in non-profit and finance & operations to his roles in real estate
  • His experiences with real estate investing and how to stick through it 
  • To get started in investing, find something that fits for you and your goals  
  • You can't get something done unless you start  
  • How to automate savings, by keeping it out of sight and out of mind 
  • Building the habit of spending less than you make 
  • Think about your first couple of years in real estate as your education in the industry 
  • Have a long-term mindset 
  • Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle or end 
  • Mike wants to inspire others through REL Freedom by telling other’s stories and to coach others financially 
  • Mike’s real estate team wants to see you grow and succeed  
  • He teaches his agents how to build long term wealth  


Timestamps: If You Want To Jump Ahead To Your Favorite Part   

0:00 - Intro and overview on Mike’s career 

7:07 – Importance of investing 

18:18 – The time value of money 

27:31 - Investment of time and skills 

38:23 – Why he started REL Freedom 

41:17 – How Mike runs his real estate team 


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