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
114 How to Become a Successful Real Estate Agent with Aaron Hendon
4 days ago
Real estate agents can make a lot of money, and have a lot of freedom. It can also be very tough getting started as an agent. Many real estate agents do not sell a house or make any money for months after they get their license. It can take some agents years to learn the best way to generate business, and some agents never figure it out. On today's podcast I speak with Aaron Hendon who is one of the top real estate agents in Seattle. He tells us what it took for him to become success, how long it took, what he does to find leads, and also gives some tips for investors and other buyers who are looking to buy properties. How did Aaron get started in the real estate business? Aaron had many jobs before becoming a real estate agent. He owned a bakery at one time, but usually was in the sales business. He last job before becoming a real estate agent was as a salesman for a credit repair business. He thought a good source of leads for credit repair would be real estate agents. Aaron called up agents offering his services to them, and many agents suggested he get in the real estate business himself. He was calling 100 people a day and decided he could make much more money using those skills as a real estate agent than he could cold calling people for credit repair services. Aaron took the real estate licensing courses and passed the real estate test in 2012. What is the best way to get your real estate license? How did Aaron find a broker to work with? Aaron did not look for the best office to work with, he looked for the best agents to work with. He had a friend who had been a real estate agent for years, who was very successful. She did not have a team, but he told her he was getting his license and joining her team anyway. Aaron was able to learn from a very experienced agent right from the get go. It still took him a few months to get his first deal, bad he only closed on 3 houses his first year. However, he sold 14 houses his second year and got to a point where he was selling 40 houses a year. Why you should join a team as a real estate agent. How does Aaron get his business and what do most successful agents do? Aaron tells us that most of his business is from referrals and past clients. That is the best part a