Joe Fairless is one of the most incredible American Dream stories you can imagine.  In college,  he taught pre-school, moved from Texas to New York and went into advertising.  At an advertising agency in New York, he climbed the corporate ladder, rising from a junior project manager to a vice president before my 30th birthday. He was their youngest VP ever.  Also performed stand-up comedy at Gotham Comedy Club in NYC. Decides to switch careers and just into real estate after owning 4 single family rental homes. His FIRST deal he raises $1,000,000 from private investors for a 168-unit apartment community. Now Joe controls more than $460,000,000 worth of multi-family real estate. He has written three books: Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Volume I;  Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Volume II; and the Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book.  Additionally, his podcast is fast closing on 2000 shows: Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Show and Joe maintains a blog which includes more than 1,300 helpful posts.

BEST EVER Real Estate Investing Advice Show 924: SHOPPING CENTER Investing and Why Ugly is GOOD!

Try something new, purchase a shopping center! Our guest looks for value add shopping centers that are ugly, strange, underperforming, etc…and turns them around! Hear about an 8-year deal and how he turns low volume tenants into a booming location!

Best Ever Tweet: If your goal is to make a lot of money specialize in your niche and focus.

Michael Flight Real Estate Background:

– President of Concordia Realty Corporation and Concordia Realty Management, Inc.

– Base in Oak Brook Ilinois

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– Best Ever Book: Halftime with Bob Buford  

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