76 episodes

Welcome to The Clever Investor Show, where your host, Cody Sperber, a seasoned real estate investor and educator, becomes your definitive source for everything in real estate investing and entrepreneurship.
Each episode features conversations with giants in the industry like Grant Cardone, known for his real estate investor status; Wes Watson, sharing strategies for success; Eric Spofford, focusing on business growth and niche real estate markets; Pace Morby, a creative financing expert; and Robert Kiyosaki, the mastermind behind "Rich Dad Poor Dad."...to name a few.
In The Clever Investor Show, you'll get the real deal on topics ranging from commercial investing, property management, creative financing, real estate law and market trends, but anything on real estate investing and winning the cash flow game.
Whether you're just starting out or are a seasoned investor, this podcast is your guide to building wealth and mastering the art of real estate investing. Join us to stay ahead in the ever-evolving world of real estate.

The Clever Investor Show Cody Sperber

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Welcome to The Clever Investor Show, where your host, Cody Sperber, a seasoned real estate investor and educator, becomes your definitive source for everything in real estate investing and entrepreneurship.
Each episode features conversations with giants in the industry like Grant Cardone, known for his real estate investor status; Wes Watson, sharing strategies for success; Eric Spofford, focusing on business growth and niche real estate markets; Pace Morby, a creative financing expert; and Robert Kiyosaki, the mastermind behind "Rich Dad Poor Dad."...to name a few.
In The Clever Investor Show, you'll get the real deal on topics ranging from commercial investing, property management, creative financing, real estate law and market trends, but anything on real estate investing and winning the cash flow game.
Whether you're just starting out or are a seasoned investor, this podcast is your guide to building wealth and mastering the art of real estate investing. Join us to stay ahead in the ever-evolving world of real estate.

    Land Flipping Demystified: Expert Tips for Finding, Evaluating, and Selling Land

    Land Flipping Demystified: Expert Tips for Finding, Evaluating, and Selling Land

    SUMMARY: In this conversation, Cody Sperber interviews Jack Bosch, an expert in the land space, about his experience and strategies in the land flipping business. They discuss the different types of land deals, including infill lots, land in the path of growth, and larger recreational acreage. They also talk about the financing options for land deals, including seller financing and private lenders. Jack explains the five ways to evaluate land, which include looking at sold comps, assessing the potential use of the land, considering the development potential, analyzing the income potential, and evaluating the cost to improve the land. In this conversation, Jack Bosch shares his expertise in land flipping and entrepreneurship. He explains the process of finding undervalued land, determining its market value, and negotiating deals. He also discusses the motivations of land sellers and the importance of effective marketing in selling land. Jack shares his journey from six figures to seven figures and the decision to scale his business by building a team. He also reflects on his experiences with financial losses and the importance of doing the right thing in business.
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    Connect With Jack Bosch:
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/jack.bosch/
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jack-bosch-a923b59/
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/jack.bosch/ 
    Website - https://www.jackbosch.com/
    YouTube - @JackBoschOfficial
    💥HIGHLIGHTS: 

    There are different types of land deals, including infill lots, land in the path of growth, and larger recreational acreage.

    Seller financing is common in the land flipping business and can be a profitable strategy.

    There are private lenders who are willing to finance land deals, especially for experienced investors.

    The five ways to evaluate land include looking at sold comps, assessing the potential use of the land, considering the development potential, analyzing the income potential, and evaluating the cost to improve the land. To determine the value of land, you can use methods such as comparing listed prices, analyzing the assessed value, and considering the use and location of the land.

    Land sellers are often motivated by factors such as inheritance, lack of use or interest, and the burden of property taxes.

    Effective marketing is crucial in selling land, as it allows potential buyers to envision the possibilities and benefits of the property.

    Scaling a business requires a shift from working as an individual to building a team and developing leadership skills.

    Financial losses are a part of entrepreneurship, but doing the right thing and maintaining a good reputation is essential for long-term success.

    ⏰TIMESTAMPS:
    00:00 - Introduction and Background
    12:58 - The Profitability of Seller Financing in Land Flipping
    31:29 - Five Ways to Evaluate Land
    44:12 - Scaling a Business: From Six Figures to Seven Figures

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Unlocking Profit Potential: Joint Ventures and Partnering in Real Estate

    Unlocking Profit Potential: Joint Ventures and Partnering in Real Estate

    SUMMARY: In this conversation, Trent Ellingford shares his journey from residential real estate to commercial real estate wholesaling. He discusses the challenges and benefits of commercial real estate, the lessons he learned from the market crash, and the importance of making decisions and taking action. Trent also highlights the scalability of commercial real estate and the opportunities available in the current market. In this conversation, Trent Ellingford discusses the benefits of joint ventures and partnering deals in the real estate industry. He emphasizes the importance of focusing on specific asset types, such as RV parks, and explains the potential for profit in these areas. Trent also shares his experience in cherry-picking the best deals and the value of learning from mistakes. He highlights the opportunities available through his deal partnership program and encourages listeners to think bigger and surround themselves with successful individuals.
    SOCIAL MEDIA:
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    Connect With Trent Ellingford:
    IG 👉https://www.instagram.com/trentellingford/?hl=en
    YouTube 👉 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoz7obstfrtTRJ8p9IvpiVQ
    💥HIGHLIGHTS: 

    Commercial real estate offers higher returns and less competition compared to residential real estate.

    Transitioning from residential to commercial real estate requires learning a new language and understanding the larger dollar amounts involved.

    The market crash and personal challenges can be opportunities for growth and learning.

    Making a decision and taking action are crucial for achieving success in real estate.

    Commercial real estate wholesaling allows for scalability and the potential for larger profits.

    The current market presents opportunities in certain asset types, such as multifamily and distressed properties. Joint ventures and partnering deals can be profitable and provide opportunities for learning and growth.

    Focusing on specific asset types, such as RV parks, can lead to success in the real estate industry.

    Cherry-picking the best deals and negotiating creative terms, like seller financing, can maximize profits.

    Learning from mistakes and persisting through challenges are essential for long-term success in real estate.

    ⏰TIMESTAMPS:
    00:00 - Introduction and Background
    02:20 - Shift from Residential to Commercial Real Estate
    07:04 - Challenges and Benefits of Commercial Real Estate
    10:54 - Lessons Learned from Market Crash and Career Transition
    25:14 - First Big Commercial Deal
    29:03 - Scaling a Commercial Real Estate Business
    32:21 - Joint Ventures and Partnering Deals
    36:06 - Focus on Specific Asset Types
    37:31 - Opportunities in RV Parks
    38:01 - Cherry Picking Deals
    40:26 - Partnership and Closing a Big Deal
    46:29 - Learning from Mistakes
    49:52 - Working with Trent
    55:27 - The Slow and Fast Pace of Success
    58:48 - Consistency and Persistence
    01:02:08 - Sharing Expertise and Thinking Bigger

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Navigating Challenges and Embracing Opportunities: Derek Jarr's Real Estate Odyssey

    Navigating Challenges and Embracing Opportunities: Derek Jarr's Real Estate Odyssey

    SUMMARY: Derek Jarr, a real estate investor and entrepreneur, shares his journey in the real estate industry and the evolution of his business. He discusses the concept of Stay Frank, a sale leaseback company that helps homeowners in financial distress stay in their homes. Derek explains how Stay Frank makes money by wholesaling deals and selling to retail investors. He also reflects on his early days in real estate, including door knocking and using creative marketing techniques. Derek shares his experiences in short sales and building new homes, as well as the challenges and lessons he learned along the way. In this conversation, Derek Jarr, the founder of Stay Frank, shares the origin story of his brand and the challenges he faced as an entrepreneur. He discusses the future of homeownership and the impact of rising home prices and institutional ownership. Derek also opens up about his experiences with plant medicine, and how they have helped him on his personal growth journey. He emphasizes the importance of self-acceptance and unconditional love, and encourages young entrepreneurs to stay curious, hungry, and teachable.
    SOCIAL MEDIA:
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    Connect With Derek Jarr:
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/derekbjarr/
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/derek-jarr/
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/stayfrank.co/
    💥HIGHLIGHTS: 

    Stay Frank is a sale leaseback company that helps homeowners in financial distress stay in their homes.

    Wholesaling and creative marketing techniques can be effective strategies in real estate investing.

    Short sales can be complex, but innovative strategies like using trusts can provide opportunities for investors.

    The real estate market is constantly evolving, and investors need to be adaptable and open to new opportunities. Building a successful brand requires authenticity and a clear value proposition.

    The future of homeownership is uncertain, with rising home prices and institutional ownership making it difficult for many to afford a home.

    Plant medicine can be a powerful tool for personal growth and self-discovery.

    Self-acceptance and unconditional love are key to finding happiness and success.

    Young entrepreneurs should stay curious, hungry, and teachable, and be open to new opportunities in times of disruption.

    ⏰TIMESTAMPS:
    00:00 - Introduction and Background
    01:32 - The Concept of Stay Frank
    03:22 - How Stay Frank Makes Money
    04:20 - Derek Jar's Start in Real Estate
    05:18 - Door Knocking as a Strategy
    06:16 - Creative Marketing Techniques
    07:36 - Innovative Strategies in Short Sales
    09:45 - Challenges and Lessons Learned in Short Sales
    11:41 - Building a Wholesale Operation and Team
    12:39 - Entering the Short Sale Business
    16:21 - The Impact of the Market Meltdown
    19:35 - Transitioning to New Builds
    25:45 - Concerns and Challenges in the Real Estate Industry
    32:11 - Transitioning Out of Construction
    35:33 - The Birth of Stay Frank
    38:15 - The Battle of Entrepreneurship
    39:13 - Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone
    41:50 - The Future of Homeownership
    42:48 - The Shift to Renters
    43:12 - The Impact on Home Affordability
    46:27 - The Power of Plant Medicine
    49:43 - Finding Self-Acceptance
    51:42 - Lessons from Failure
    59:13 - The Bufo Experience
    01:03:31 - Opportunities in Disruption
    01:06:41 - Unconditional Love and Kindness

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Turning Turmoil into Triumph: Eric Cline's Resilience in Real Estate

    Turning Turmoil into Triumph: Eric Cline's Resilience in Real Estate

    SUMMARY: Cody Sperber interviews Eric Cline, who shares his journey from personal turmoil to success in the wholesaling and flooring businesses. Eric's story includes overcoming addiction, losing a multimillion-dollar business, and rebuilding his life. He emphasizes the importance of resilience and learning from setbacks. Eric's experience in sales and lead generation has been instrumental in his success in the real estate industry. He also discusses his new venture in the flooring business and his strategy for scaling and exiting the business. In this conversation, Eric Cline shares his journey in the wholesaling business and provides insights into his successful sales process. He emphasizes the importance of having a wake-up call and taking action to improve oneself. Eric also discusses the key factors that have contributed to the success of his wholesaling business, including separating from the competition and implementing a five-step sales process. He highlights the power of using third-party stories and the value of building a brand and adding value to others. Eric concludes by encouraging newcomers to focus on sales and marketing and to seek proximity to successful individuals in the industry.
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    Connect With Eric Cline:
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/theericcline/reels/?hl=en
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/theericcline/
    TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@theericcline
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eG_2hd6nCaYcZXD5fG-eg
    💥HIGHLIGHTS: 

    Resilience and perseverance are key to overcoming setbacks and achieving success.

    Learning from failures and mistakes is crucial for personal and professional growth.

    Sales and lead generation skills can be transferable to different industries and business models.

    Building a strong team and surrounding yourself with experts can accelerate business growth and success.

    Having a clear vision and strategy, as well as adapting to market trends, are essential for scaling and exiting a business.

    ⏰TIMESTAMPS:
    00:00 Introduction and Background
    02:14 From Success to Setbacks
    09:23 Recovery and Starting Over
    14:07 Lessons from a Failed Business
    31:57 Venturing into the Flooring Business
    36:03 Dealing with Setbacks and Moving Forward
    37:30 The Wake-Up Call
    38:55 Running a Wholesaling Business
    39:53 Separating from the Competition
    41:17 The Five-Step Sales Process
    44:58 Pitching and Closing the Deal
    46:47 The Power of Third-Party Stories
    49:36 Building a Brand and Adding Value
    52:29 Scaling the Business and Team
    54:16 Advice for Newcomers
    56:11 Getting Proximity to Successful Individuals
    57:37 The Importance of Studying and Bringing Value
    58:34 The Blueprint for Success
    01:04:46 Building a Brand and Raising Capital
    01:07:26 Transitioning to Wholesaling Commercial

    • 1 hr 14 min
    From Selling Houses to Highrises: Tim Mai's Evolution in Commercial Real Estate

    From Selling Houses to Highrises: Tim Mai's Evolution in Commercial Real Estate

    SUMMARY: 
    Tim Mai, an expert in real estate, shares his journey from flipping houses to teaching others and eventually transitioning to commercial real estate and capital raising. He emphasizes the importance of building relationships and leveraging the capital raising aspect of the business. Tim also discusses the creation of the Hero brand and the community he has built around capital raising. He shares his experiences in raising funds for multifamily projects and targeting specific investor groups. In this conversation, Tim Mines shares his experiences and insights in the commercial real estate industry. He discusses the lessons he learned from his first deal, the importance of capital raising and negotiation, and the benefits of forming alliances with other capital raisers. Tim also emphasizes the collaborative and partnership nature of the industry and the leverage it provides. He talks about the snowball effect of building investor relationships and the opportunities that arise from it. Additionally, Tim discusses the creation of a commercial real estate investor association and the benefits it offers. He also shares his thoughts on Donald Trump's legal issues and the current real estate market. Finally, Tim provides advice for newcomers in commercial real estate and suggests wholesaling commercial deals as an entry point.
    SOCIAL MEDIA:
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    Connect With Tim Mai:
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/timmaicom/?hl=en
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmai/
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/TimMai
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TimMaicom/
    💥HIGHLIGHTS: 

    Transitioning from residential to commercial real estate can provide more leverage and long-term relationships with investors.

    Building a community and establishing credibility as a community leader can attract investors and opportunities.

    Targeting specific investor groups, such as doctors and business owners, can be a strategic approach to raising capital. Capital raisers can benefit from forming alliances with other capital raisers to negotiate better profit splits and increase leverage.

    Creating a commercial real estate investor association can provide credibility, authority, and networking opportunities for investors across different asset classes.

    The current real estate market presents opportunities for investors, especially in a down cycle, where properties are discounted and unemployment is low.

    ⏰TIMESTAMPS:
    00:00 - Introduction and Background
    01:20 - Transition to Teaching and Education
    08:18 - Pivotal Moments: Capital Raising and Education
    11:37 - The Hero Brand and Capital Raising
    14:03 - Setting High Standards and Building a Community
    19:20 - Building Relationships with Top Capital Raisers
    23:01 - Focusing on Capital Raisers and Passive Investors
    25:30 - Strategic Approach to Targeting Investors
    26:00 - First Fund Experience
    27:00 - The Importance of Capital Raising and Negotiation
    28:25 - Forming an Alliance for Leverage
    29:44 - Collaboration and Partnership in the Industry
    31:40 - The Snowball Effect and Building Investor Relationships
    33:32 - Creating a Commercial Real Estate Investor Association
    35:24 - Expanding Local Chapters and Hosting Meetups
    37:46 - Discussion on Donald Trump's Legal Issues
    40:02 - The Current Real Estate Market and Opportunities
    44:46 - Becoming a Capital Allocator or Fund Manager
    48:04 - Advice for Newcomers in Commercial Real Estate
    50:01 - Wholesaling Commercial Deals as an Entry Point

    • 51 min
    Building Wealth, Balancing Life: Logan Fullmer's Real Estate Wisdom

    Building Wealth, Balancing Life: Logan Fullmer's Real Estate Wisdom

    SUMMARY: In this episode, Logan Fullmer shares insights from his extensive real estate journey, from strategic partnerships to astute acquisitions of vacant lots. Listeners gain valuable knowledge about resolving complex title issues and optimizing team operations. Logan emphasizes efficient deal management and the importance of avoiding insurmountable problems.
    Balancing professional goals with family life is key, with Logan offering wisdom on financial decisions and imparting valuable lessons. As the conversation delves into future aspirations and philanthropy, Logan's commitment to alignment in business and personal life shines through.
    The episode concludes with heartfelt messages for his children and wise counsel for his younger self, encapsulating Logan's wealth of experience in the real estate realm.
    Logan Fullmer is a seasoned entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in the real estate industry. His journey began in 2013 with the strategic purchase of vacant lots, foreseeing their future value. Since then, he has spearheaded numerous successful ventures, including flipping single-family homes, developing land, and refurbishing commercial properties. Logan's expertise extends to curative title work, land development, real estate litigation, and dispute resolution.
    SOCIAL MEDIA:
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    Connect With Logan Fullmer:
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/logan_fullmer/?hl=en
    Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/logan-fullmer-5b663526b/
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbl7zJs1jt7_Qaq2Xb-o2zA
    Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/@loganfullmer_
    💥HIGHLIGHTS: 

    Logan has been buying property since 2013 by buying vacant lots, knowing they would be worth something.

    He got into commercial real estate by working on titles that have issues. Logan is the person who pulls everything back together. 

    Logan and Cody walk through a deal automated software for lead generation, and the solutions they bring to homeowners with title issues.

    Logan admonishes to make good decisions when making deals. Be selective, and make sure the deal makes financial sense.

    Spending money for luxury will create a financial trap that is hard to escape. Learning from your mistakes and being aligned with your business and family is the key to success.

    ⏰TIMESTAMPS:
    00:00 - Intro for Logan Fullmer
    01:30 - Logan’s Big Deal With Batch Services
    07:21 - Buying Vacant Lots With A Purpose
    09:02 - How Logan Went From Single Family To Commercial
    11:14 - Analyzing & Solving Title Issues 
    16:38 - Logan’s Team & How They Operate
    21:07 - Cody’s Deal Automated Software Lead Gen 
    27:44 - How Logan Pulls His Leads 
    29:25 - Best Practices For Juggling Multiple Deals 
    31:18 - There Are Leads With Bigger Problems Than They Are Worth
    32:54 - Balancing Life & Family
    38:28 - The Number 1 Mistake Young People Make
    46:11 - How Do You Teach Good Money Lessons? 
    48:16 - Income Goals For The Future 
    50:58 - Giving Away 1M Dollars For Animal Conservation
    53:10 - Logan’s Message To His Kids 20 Years From Now
    54:04 - What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?
    55:13 - Connect with Logan Fullmer 
    56:12 - Having Alignment is KEY

    • 1 hr

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