InvestFourMore Real Estate Podcast
About This Show
The InvestFourMore Real Estate Podcast is hosted by Mark Ferguson, a successful real estate agent and investor. Mark owns 16 rentals, flips 10 to 15 homes a year, and runs a real estate sales team of ten. Mark also created Investfourmore.com, a real estate blog that gives advice and chronicles his investing.
On the podcast Mark interviews successful investors, successful agents, and many other people who are in the real estate business. Mark also does solo shows where he goes in-depth on his own real estate investing and strategies like switching his focus from Colorado for rental properties to Florida. Mark also interviews new and beginning investors. This practice allows a new investor to get direct advice on how to get started, how to overcome roadblocks and helps the listeners as well.
Mark has been featured on the Washington Post, Time, Yahoo, Zillow, Realtor.com, Huffington Post, and many more major media outlets. Mark has written multiple best-selling paperback and Kindle books and loves hearing from his listeners and readers.
Most Recent Episode
093 Why a Real Estate Team will make you more Successful and Happier
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I have 19 flips in progress right now, which is the most I have ever had. There is no way I complete that many flips, write for the blog, do podcasts, and manage the other parts of my business without an awesome team. In fact I work less than 40 hours a week. I make sure the tasks I work on are things I enjoy doing and delegate everything else. Having a team has made me much more successful than I could ever be on my own. I am also much happier and less stressed out because of my team. I hear people say they don't want a team because of all the work it takes managing people and they can do the job better themselves anyway. Even if you like working non-stop by yourself, it is not smart and usually not maintainable. What happens if you get sick, get in an accident, or cannot work? What should be your ultimate goal when starting a business? Many people start a business because they want to make a lot of money, have more control of their lives, or both. But most business owners spend way too much time working in their business instead of on it. The goal of a business should be for it to run without you. If you have to constantly be present and working for your business to succeed, you just created a job for yourself. Except owning a business where you have to constantly be present is worse than a job, because there is no one else who can fill in for you. When I first started listing a lot of REO properties for banks, I was working 10 to 12 hour days. I was completing BPOs, driving by houses, and completing a ton of tasks. It was fun in the beginning, but when I went on vacation I was still working. It drove my wife crazy because I had to spend two hours a day working in the hotel information center so that I got everything done. When I got sick I still had to work because there was no one else who could fill in for me. I knew I had to change something, because doing all the work myself was not sustainable. How to become a reo listing broker. How did I start to build my real estate team? I hired a part-time assistant to help me with my REO and BPO tasks. It took some time to train her, but it was well worth