267: From Professional Soccer Player to Rental Property Investor with Nat Borchers
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How does a world-class soccer star set himself up for a lifetime of financial freedom? Rental properties! That’s the story on today’s episode of The BiggerPockets Podcast, where we sit down with Nat “The Beard” Borchersto learn how he built a sizable portfolio of rental properties while traveling the country (and the world!) as a professional athlete. Nat shares his humble “hammer-swinging” beginnings, as well as the systems that today allow him to live a life of freedom while others manage his units. Don’t miss a moment of this powerful and hilarious episode!  

In This Episode We Cover:

  • Nat’s background as a professional soccer player and his first deal
  • His current number of properties
  • What exactly a 1031 exchange is
  • Expert tips for finding deals
  • How to use social networking to your advantage
  • Specifics on a recent deal
  • How he found great prices just an hour and a half from his area
  • How to increase the rent
  • Commercial loans vs. traditional loans
  • Sub-metering a property
  • The story behind why he hires property managers
  • His 28-house portfolio deal
  • And SO much more!

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Tweetable Topics:

  • “Today, you don’t find good deals. You make good deals.” (Tweet This!)
  • “Nothing ventured, nothing gained.” (Tweet This!)

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