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
134 My Goals and Plans for 2018
6 days ago
Every year I write at least one post and do a podcast about my goals for the upcoming year. I also talk about my previews goals and how things went in the prior year. This episode of the InvestFourMore Podcast is all about goals with details on my business. I had a lot of goals for my real estate team, house flipping, rentals, my blog, and my personal life in 2017. I accomplished some of those goals, did not accomplish others, and had some surprises as well. In 2018 I want to build on 2017, change a few goals, change how I look at some or my goals, and add some big changes to my business and life. Why are goals important? Many people set New Years resolutions, but few actually stick to them. I do not set New Years resolutions because I fee they are too short sided and easy to forget. When you set goals, you are setting yourself up for success by creating expectations for yourself that can be measured. You should know at the end of the year or whatever time frame you put on your goals if you accomplished them or not. A good goal is specific in exactly what you plan to do, when you plan to do it, and it should be challenging as well. I want goals that are hard to accomplish and I have no problem not reaching my goals. The goal is meant to help you accomplish more than you would without a goal. Many of my goals I do not reach, but they still help me become more successful. How to set goals. What were some of my big goals for 2017? I had quite a few goals in 2017, but I will focus on the big ones in this write up. If you want to hear about all of them, listen to the podcast or you can read the transcript below. I wanted to flip 30 houses in 2017, and I came really close. I ended up selling 26 flips and buying 27 more. I thought I was going to come close to my goal mid way through the year, but there are always things that slow down the process. The year before in 2016 I flipped 18 houses, so I definitely improved on that goal. Fix and flip property score board I also had a goal to buy a 50,000 square foot or larger commercial property. I did not accomplish that goal, but I am getting close! I have a property under contract and set to close this month. We are still working on some of the inspection issues, but I think this deal will go through. I will be