Real Estate Rookie
Real Estate Rookie
Aug 12, 2020
13 Units Despite Being Stationed 5,000 Miles Away with Naaman Taylor
Play • 42 min

On today's show: how U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Naaman Taylor is combining house hacking, partnerships, and VA loans to build himself a comfy retirement... all while serving his country overseas!

This episode has something for everyone – from structuring partnerships to stretch your dollar farther, to hiring property managers and identifying a trustworthy mentor.

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In This Episode We Cover:

  • Planning for a financially secure retirement while working a steady military job
  • How to use VA loans more than once
  • Common mistakes when using a VA loan
  • Duplexes vs. single family homes
  • Overcoming an early bad experience with a tenant
  • Using Dave Ramsey's principles to save money for down payments
  • The advantages of a 50/50 partnership
  • Generating "truly passive income" rather than creating a job for himself
  • How to interview property management companies
  • Taking advantage of the "2 in 5" tax rule with your primary residences
  • How to vet a potential real estate investing mentor
  • And SO much more!

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