The Beginner's Guide to Buying Your First Property - Jeff Schechter

The Beginner’s Guide to Buying Your First Property, with Jeff Schechter and Jack Gibson

Ready to invest in real estate, but don’t know where to start?  In this episode, Jeff Schechter “Shecky” and Jack Gibson discuss buying your first investment property – a turnkey rental.

So if you want to springboard into asset-based cashflow, be fully prepared, and buy the right property so you can replace your income with a real estate portfolio, tune in now!

Where Does Investing Fit in the Cash Flow System?

Unique Ability Investing

Investing is just one step in the path to time and money freedom.

That’s why we have created the 3-step Business Owner’s Cash Flow System.  It’s your roadmap to take you from just surviving, to a life of significance, purpose, and financial freedom.

The first step is keeping more of the money you make by fixing money leaks, becoming more efficient and profitable.  Then, you’ll protect your money with insurance and legal protection, and Privatized Banking.  

Finally, you’ll put your money to work, increasing your income with cash-flowing assets.

Today’s conversation will help you take the plunge into your first investment property.

Who is Jeff Schechter “Shecky”?

Jeff Schechter “Shecky” and Jack Gibson are the owners and operators of High Return Real Estate.  We interviewed Jack Gibson about his background and the High Return Real Estate investment opportunity here. 

Shecky’s accomplishments include:

  • Started first business right out of college
  • Developed sales and marketing strategies that have worked well across many industries
  • Numerous businesses ventures
  • Began flipping personal residences in the 1980s
  • Bought and sold many properties
  • Active investor
  • Private consulting practice, coaching hundreds of business owners, and thrive on helping people realize their full potential, not just in business, but in all aspects of life!

In This Interview with Jeff Schechter, You’ll Discover:

The Beginner's Guide to Buying Your First Property, with Jeff Schechter
  • Once you have the cash, pick a property that makes sense, then pull the trigger.
  • Have a holistic approach – more important than analyzing the numbers, know who you are doing business with and the reputation of the person you are buying from.
  • Price and numbers don’t tell the whole story – there is always variance from the numbers on the pro forma.
  • Work with someone who has the wisdom of experience, who can buy in volume and get better deals.
  • A great turnkey provider will provide full transparency, before and after pictures, the scope of work, current condition with third-party inspection, and checklists of what was done.
  • Cash-on-cash returns are a benchmark, but they don’t tell the whole story – instead, recognize the five areas of asset build-up that make real estate an IDEAL investment: Income, Depreciation, Equity build-up, Appreciation, Leverage.
  • Take responsibility for your self-education.
  • Revel in the experience and accept it as a learning experience – there is no better teacher than experience, don’t judge every nuance as good or bad.
  • With the experience under your belt, don’t stop. Look for ways to scale and develop a performing portfolio to create financial independence.  Replicate good investments.  Put together your cash for the next investment. 
  • Never stop learning.
  • If you’re looking for perfection, don’t get into real estate investment.
  • Most importantly, stay in your lane – if you’re a professional or entrepreneur, stay hyper-focused on scaling your business. Then, take your profits, find out how to leverage the professional and invest with them.  That’s how you cut the steep learning curve as you start on your investing journey.

Find Out Your Next Right Step to Time and Money Freedom

If you are ready to personally implement Infinite Banking, alternative investments, or cash flow strategies to keep more of the money you make, book your strategy call with The Money Advantage advisors today.

Turnkey Real Estate Links & Mentions From This Episode:

Learn more about how you can improve your results with turnkey real estate with Jeff Schechter, Jack Gibson and High Returns Real Estate:

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Rachel Marshall

Rachel Marshall is the Co-Founder and Chief Financial Educator of The Money Advantage and President of Marshall's Insurance and Financial Services. She is known for making money simple, fun, and doable. Rachel has built a team of licensed professionals (investment advisors, insurance agents, attorneys, tax strategists) to help her clients create time and money freedom with cash flow strategies, Privatized Banking, and alternative investments. Rachel is the co-host of The Money Advantage podcast, the popular business and personal finance show. She teaches how to keep more of the money you make, protect it, and turn it into cash-flowing assets.
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