Whitney Elkins-Hutten - Investing In Car Washes & More


Whitney Elkins-Hutten serves as the Director of Investor Education at, and national passive real estate investment firm that holds $1.4 Billion in assets under management. After making 52k after her first sale of real estate, nearly losing it all on her 2nd deal, she focused on how to grow her portfolio the right way. Today Whitney holds $800M in real estate including over 6,000 residential units, 1,400+ self-storage units, and is focusing on growing even more through investing in express car washes. She's focused on helping others grow Money For Tomorrow, which is the title of her book that will be coming out in 2024.

In this episode, Whitney shares how you will be able to:

  • Maximize your returns with passive investing in real estate.
  • Generate steady cash flow and build equity through real estate investments.
  • Achieve your financial goals by customizing an investment plan tailored to your needs.
  • Discover the numerous benefits of...
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Pip Stehlik - The Path From Family Grocery Business To Real Estate Mastery


Originally looking to build a career as a stand up comic, Pip Stehlik (with the help of his wife) came to the conclusion there was a different path out there to make money and achieve their family's financial goals. He went back to the family grocery business, where he was miserable, until he attended a Zig Ziglar event in Omaha back in 2002. His attention quickly turned to real estate, where he bought 16 properties in 16 months. Since then, he's been able to do lease options, renovations, commercial, short term rentals, creative financing, and many other methods. Taking a page from Zig's book, he believes "You can have everything you want, if you just help enough other people get what they want." He's led from the stage, training and mentoring over 40,000 entrepreneurs in 18 different countries, as well as launching Pip's Path To Property, and company designed to help others achieve their goals in real estate investing.


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Sterling Griffin - Living In A Honda Accord To Millionaire In 2 Years


With $250 in his pocket, Sterling Griffin decided to spend it on attending a life-changing Tony Robbins event instead of on rent, which began 5 months living out of his car in Los Angeles. By investing in himself and surrounding himself with other high achievers, Sterling turned an online fitness business to a 7 figure exit in less than 2 years. He then took that money and bought $26.5 Million of real estate in his first full year of investing with no outside investors by investing in medical real estate development. Hear Sterling share about his rapid accent and how he's utilizing his niche to achieve his investing goals over more traditional methods of multi-family syndications.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • The importance of surrounding yourself with people that are going to lift you up and help you get to the next level of your career
  • How Sterling built and sold and online fitness company for 7 figures and used that to fund his real estate...
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Unlocking the Profit Potential: Financial Insights into Owning a Mobile Home Park

Many investors we talk to are very curious about investing in mobile home parks. What's the appeal? Why would someone want to consider investing in them? What's the operational strategy? How are their returns?

We had the opportunity to dig deeper into investing into mobile home parks, thanks to our interview we did with Derek Vickers. As CEO of Victory Real Estate Group and host of the MHP Show, Derek shares his journey from a $300 start in Florida to owning and operating 38 mobile home parks with over 1900 units.


The Mobile Home Park Opportunity

Mobile home parks present an intriguing investment opportunity due to their unique characteristics. Overall, the business is still relatively fragmented, with many mom-and-pop owners. This fragmentation creates opportunities for investors to find deals, especially with sellers offering financing.

One of the key factors contributing to the appeal of mobile home parks is the dwindling supply. Municipalities are...

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Josh Dobson - Mortgage Dad & Social Media Star


As the real estate and lending market had changed, Josh Dobson knew he needed to adapt. While much of his mortgage business came from real estate agent referrals, he needed to pivot and get straight to the consumer. Insert @MortgageDadOf3. Through trial and error and adjusting his message to resonate with the consumer, and not seeing significant results for almost 18 months, Josh has now built a social media following of 115,000 on Instagram and 63,000 on Tiktok! He's dancing, he's educating, he's providing EDUTAINMENT! In addition to being a lender, Josh has also invested in single-family and small multi-family homes around his area of Modesto, CA. He bought his first house and turned it into a rental, and repeated that step a couple of times. Josh shares how he's helping consumers through his Highway To Home program so that each person has a path laid out to begin their journey of homeownership to help them build future wealth.


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Mike Swenson - Choosing Your Real Estate Investing Strategy


When people first start looking at investing in real estate, inevitably they start thinking "How Do I Choose What To Invest In?" Today we're going to help guide you through that decision! We're going to walk through many of the popular investing strategies, help you do a self-assessment on your goals & resources available to you, and help you move closer to pursuing the investing strategy that's right for you. We'll touch on flipping, buy & hold, short term rentals, BRRRR, mobile home parks, self storage and more. We'll talk about the importance of running your numbers (with the help of a great deal calculator), doing due diligence, and pursuing partnership opportunities that are a fit. This is a great overview for a newer investor to help bring some more clarity on where they might want to go in the future.


In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Determine your real estate investing goals: Take some time to think about...
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Michael Sarracini - Hitting Lifestyle Freedom At 25 Years Old


Michael Sarracini is an award-winning entrepreneur and real estate investor. After a failed stint of being in a boy band (true story!), Michael made a deposit to a bank for rent as a university student. After seeing how much the landlord made in profit each month, Michael and his roommate Scott McGillivray, decided they were going to purchase their first property however they could. They did. They fixed it up, added value and refinanced it, to pull money out, and put those profits into another property. They did that 20 times as quickly as possible, allowing Michael to retire at just 25 years old! Michael is now CEO of Keyspire and Chairman of The Sarracini Group. Michael and his team have trained more than 100,000 real estate investors and helped them generate tens of millions of dollars in net worth. In 2016 he led the #1 fastest-growing consumer business in the country. He lives in Toronto, Canada with his wife and 2 boys and loves swimming,...

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Derek Vickers - 38 Mobile Home Parks Totaling 1900+ Units


Derek Vickers moved to Florida with less than $300 in his pocket and had just started a 100% commission sales job. Wanting to build something in addition to his 9-5 job, he started working on finding mobile home park owners and finding deals to purchase throughout Florida. Fast forward a few years and Derek is CEO of Vicktory Real Estate Group, which currently owns 38 parks totaling 1926 units. He retired from his sales job to pursue this full-time and is also the host of the MHP Show.

In this episode hosted by Mike Swenson, we discussed:

  • Derek's entry into the mobile home investing world while still working his sales job full-time
  • Exploring the seller financing options available in the mobile home park market to potentially find great deals and flexible financing terms.
  • Research local health departments or municipalities to find lists of mobile home parks in your area that may be potential investment opportunities.
  • Consider attending mobile home...
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8 Key Considerations When Choosing To Invest In Short Term Rentals

Short-Term Rentals have been a top topic of conversation in the real estate investment world for quite some time. Are they a good investment? Is the market becoming too saturated? How to you handle increasing regulations? In a recent REL Freedom episode, Tyler Coon got to share his insights into the world of short-term rentals. As an agent in North Carolina running Savvy STR Agents, this is his niche. He offers valuable advice on how to succeed in this thriving market. If you're considering investing in short-term rentals or simply interested in learning more about this lucrative real estate niche, here are some key takeaways and things to consider:


1. Expertise is Key: Tyler emphasizes the importance of working with a market expert to help you identify deals that will give you the best chance for success. Each market is different, and each opportunity within a given market is different. Specializing in short-term rentals, like any other real estate niche, requires...

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Using A Hard Money Lender To Finance Your Real Estate Investing Projects

Uncategorized Oct 27, 2023

As you know, real estate investment is a lucrative avenue for building wealth, but it often requires substantial capital and financial know-how. Many investors face the challenge of securing funding for their real estate ventures, especially when they need quick and flexible financing options. We recently hosted Kevin Amolsch from Pine Financial on our REL Freedom Show. He shares with us some important things to consider when using hard money on an investment property. 


Meet Kevin Amolsch:

Kevin Amolsch, an experienced investor with over 20 years of experience, formed Pine Financial Group in 2008. He is a finance graduate, a US Army veteran, and a former Wall Street professional. With a track record of 2,400 real estate transactions, including buying, selling, and lending, Amolsch has facilitated funds totaling $130 million in private capital. His extensive expertise and success in the real estate industry provide valuable insights into when and why individuals should...

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