The Atlanta Real Estate Investor

The Atlanta Real Estate Investor

Do you want to learn the ins and outs of the Atlanta, Georgia real estate market? Want to hear from local pros as they break down the areas, the deals, and even pitfalls from decades of experience? Then you've come to the right podcast. Join real estate experts, Matthew Whitaker and Spencer Sutton, as they provide you with the local scoop and interview both hometown and nationally-renowned investment heroes.

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April 25, 2022 23 min

In this episode, Spencer Sutton discusses the most common questions investors ask (trust us— there are a lot of them). Luckily, at the end of the day, there are really only three key questions you need to answer before buying in Atlanta.

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Do you want to make your vision a reality? Are you focusing on the right things? How do you know what steps to take next?

In this episode, Spencer lays out how to make sure your vision becomes a reality. Whether that’s to own 10 or 500 properties, these six things are what every successful investor understands.

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Having a skilled inspector is key to making a great deal.

In this episode, Spencer Sutton welcomes Craig Bengtson, the Brokerage Renovation Manager for Evernest, to explain the top three inspection mistakes people make and how they can avoid them in Atlanta.

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Watch on YouTube ➡️ https://evernest.cc/3oER84S

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A lot has changed in Atlanta over the past couple of years. Everything from COVID to growing investor demand has changed the landscape. So the question for investors is, “Where should I invest?”

In this episode, Spencer Sutton welcomes Ted Strane, an Atlanta investor real estate agent and property manager at Evernest. Ted shares what he has been seeing in the Atlanta market over the past two years…both from investor sentiment as we...

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What separates a wannabe investor from a true real estate investor? There are many ways out there to learn how to invest in real estate. The difference isn’t due to lack of information. Why are some successful and others not? Quick story. For the last number of months, Spencer had trained and got into the best shape he could for his first ever Spartan Ultra Beast in Dallas, TX. The race consists of a 31 mile race, 60 obstacles th...

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October 25, 2021 36 min

In this episode you will get a special sneak peek into our new national podcast series, The Evernest Real Estate Investor. In this episode, Spencer and Gray discuss the fundamentals you need to make a great deal.

From setting your investment goals and knowing how to estimate the rehab costs to making an offer. Cash is king. It is crucial to know where to look for property details, determine estimates and do your due diligence when ...

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Finding deals is the lifeblood of the real estate investor. In recent years, the market has been hot which has left many investors wondering how they’re going to find the deals they need to achieve their investment goals. In this episode, Spencer walks you through five different ways investors are finding deals even in today’s hot market. You’ll walk away from this episode with a fresh perspective on an age-old problem - finding gr...

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In this episode, Spencer Sutton explains the pros and cons of self management vs property management. He lays out what we see to be the three main reasons someone starts to consider property management:

  • You just became an out of state investor

  • You're finding and leasing to the wrong people

  • Maintenance is getting to be too much for you

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    If you are a real estate investor, you will have tenants treat your property like trash. But, if they are damaging your property that is another story.

    In this episode, Spencer explains how to deal with a tenant damaging your property. He answers questions you should ask yourself and shares a checklist you need to have.

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    Are you ready to buy Atlanta rentals? Join us on this episode as we announce some exciting news about how we can provide you with great opportunities in the market. For more information and to speak with someone in our Atlanta office, fill out this form at evernest.co/pocket-listings.

    We’ll also dive into how to know if you should buy a turnkey rental property or a distressed property and fix it up yourself. There are many aspects ...

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    When it comes to owning properties, it is inevitable that you will have maintenance issues. The key is understanding the relationship between maintenance and tenant longevity. In our experience of managing thousands of properties since 2008, maintenance handled incorrectly has the ability to dash your passive income dreams. In this episode, we welcome Will Morton, Director of Property Services, to explain the three major mistakes o...

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    Most rental investors become enamored with the thought of receiving mailbox money month after month and leaving their full-time job. But few think through all of the potential pit falls before they start buying property. In this episode, we’ll walk you though the five ways we’ve seen rental investors fail and what you can do to avoid the same fatal mistakes.

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    You have several property management options when it comes time to lease your home. So how do you decide which property manager is your best choice? In this episode, Spencer provides his top 5 questions you should be asking a property manager before you hire them. These questions are designed to give you insight into the most important aspects of how they run their business in order to discover if it will be a good fit for you.

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    Do you want rent income that you can rely on and possibly a resident that stays longer? In this episode, Spencer welcomes Duncan Murphy, our Atlanta Team Lead, back to discuss Section 8. They explain the processes, the requirements, the pros and cons, and some personal experiences they have had renting to Section 8 residents.

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    Dani started as an out of country investor! He bought his first rental house in Arizona and that kickstarted his passion and love for real estate. What drove Dani to move to the US and become a full-time real estate investor? Like many investors, his 9-5 job was not going to provide him with the life he knew was possible. In this episode, we dive into his career as a successful mentor, how he motivates others to take action, the tr...

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    Probably the most important aspect of owning rental property is getting the right tenant in your home. Since 2008, we have placed thousands upon thousands of great residents. In this episode, we’ll dive in with our leasing ninja, Jacob West, and explore what he and his team have done to make the past 18 months fantastic even in the middle of a global pandemic. We’ll share practical tips you can use whether you own one property or 1...

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    Most investors agree that building a rental portfolio is a solid strategy to longterm wealth creation. But that doesn’t mean that managing rental properties is your highest and best use as an investor. In this episode, Spencer shares his experience managing rentals vs having a Property management company manage it for him and how this can net you $5,000 each month.

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    Frank was an IT professional for 15 years when he left his corporate job to focus full-time on his real estate business. Listen in as he describes the transition and how he’s even able to find deals in today’s ultra competitive market. Frank also describes his passion for coaching other investors on how to become successful simply by taking action every day.

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    In this episode, we invite our Atlanta Team Leader, Duncan Murphy, to walk us through where he’s seeing investor activity inside and outside of the perimeter. Enjoy this overview of the Atlanta investor market and hear Duncan’s top three areas to invest.

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    Curt Smith is back for another episode to explain what it means to Bulletproof your Rental Portfolio. Curt dives into the steps you can incorporate into your own rental strategy that will give you the steady cash flow that every investor wants. One of the most important pieces of advice Curt shares is around how best to locate these properties at discount and fill them with long term tenants.

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