Two years ago, Joe England was just a full-time military guy, dreaming about financial freedom. Now, he’s done over 20 deals and is taking massive action to create an incredible future for himself. On this episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, we dive deep into Joe’s story and learn how taking massive action has helped him build his portfolio — despite being deployed overseas the majority of the time.
In This Episode We Cover:How Joe learned about real estate from infomercials and BiggerPocketsWhy he needs power of attorneyImportant books he’s readHow he started investing while still deployed in IraqHow he landed 22 properties in just 10 monthsWhat exactly a rent-ready property isWhat kind of properties he invests inHow he finances these dealsJoe’s end goal and his “why”The state of the real estate market in BaltimoreHow to NOT be a slumlordHow he manages his propertiesHis experiences with bad property managersHow to find properties on the MLS and ZillowThe strategy of putting an offer on everything he seesHis advice for the militaryAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets ForumsBiggerPockets WebinarBiggerPockets PodcastBP Podcast 108: Building a $350 Million Real Estate Empire Using the 10X Rule with Grant CardoneBP Podcast 060: From 0 to 68 Rental Units in Just Four Years with Serge ShukhatBiggerPockets BookstoreZillowLandlords: 8 Tips for Hiring the Best Property Manager (blog)Investing in American Real Estate While Serving in the US Military (blog)BiggerPockets AnalysisAdvertise with BiggerPocketsBP Podcast 014 : Cash Flow, Creative Finance, and Life with Ben LeybovichBooks Mentioned in this ShowBiggerPockets Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Real Estate InvestingThe Book on Rental Property Investing by Brandon TurnerThe Book on Flipping Houses by J. ScottInvesting with No or Low Money Down by Brandon TurnerThe 10X Rule by Grant CardoneEgo Is the Enemy by Ryan HolidayThe One Thing by Gary KellerTweetable Topics:“When doing an offer, if you are not embarrassed by your offer, it’s too high.” (Tweet This!)“Real estate is kinda like an accidental pregnancy. At the end of the day, you’ll figure it out.” (Tweet This!)“You can measure success by creating new problems.” (Tweet This!)Connect with JosephJoseph’s BiggerPockets ProfileEmail Joseph