Finding great deals is a lot harder than it
sounds. Or is it? We always say that every problems presents
one or more opportunities. That sounds really good in a
seminar or on the radio, but what about in the real world?
In our continuing quest to find resources to help real estate
investors succeed, we found an entrepreneur who looked at all the
carnage in the low end housing market and saw a business
opportunity. In fact, we were so impressed that after out
first meeting we decided to fly to his office and look at his
While we were there, we fired up the microphones and recorded an
interview. Wouldn’t you like to hear it? We thought so!
Behind the microphones on location in Austin, Texas:
• Your host and lead explorer, Robert Helms
• Co-host, financial strategist and travel
coordinator, Russell Gray
• Lawyer, entrepreneur, investment banker and
CEO, Jeffrey Ball
Anyone who’s every watched a late night TV infomercial has probably
heard the terms “REO” and “Wholesale”. And at 2:00 am, the
idea of buying bank owned properties for pennies on the dollar
SOUNDS easy to do. But anyone who’s every tried knows it’s a
whole lot harder than it looks. So even if you’re well
educated and adequately capitalized, getting into the deal flow can
be elusive. Correction, getting into the GOOD deal flow is
Of course, most people only look at a problem from their own
perspective. If deal flow is a problem for investors, what
about the banks who are holding repossessed properties? Our
guest points out that the banks have problems too! And
he tells why the problem is worse on the lower priced
Wow! If both the buyers (investors like you) and sellers
(banks holding repo’d property) have problems, there MUST be an
opportunity in there somewhere, right?
Of course there is!
Once we understand the problems from both sides, Jeff reveals how
he built a business around solving the problems. What’s most
exciting is there is a role for individual investors to play.
If you know there’s great deals in distressed property, but haven’t
figured out a practical way to get into the deal flow, then this
show is for you!