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The Real Estate Round Table is a community of like-minded real estate investors who meet on a regular basis to educate, motivate, and inspire each other to achieve financial freedom through real estate investing. We share stories, challenges, and tips about real estate investing. Instead of traditional networking, this group is about really getting to know, like, and trust each other, to foster lasting real estate investing partnerships. We crowdsource real estate knowledge, evaluating real deals, and learn real estate investment strategies from each other. It’s a place to meet new folks, cultivate new business relationships, and find partners to do real estate deals.

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High Volume Real Estate Investing with Don Costa

Fulton 80 Taphouse

Please join the Real Estate Round Table as we welcome Don Costa. He has created one of the largest and most reputable house flipping companies in California. In addition, he is the host of the popular podcast Flip Talk. In 2018, Don’s company completed more than 200 deals. While his company primarily focuses on flipping houses, because of his high volume deal flow, his company has started wholesaling as well, which now comprises about 40% of their business. If you have been thinking about how to grow your business and take it to the next level, Don will show us what systems and strategies he uses to grow and operate his business at such a high level. WHO IS DON COSTA? Well, this is what he has to say in his own words… I am a husband and a father, I am a real estate investor and for better or worse I am an entrepreneur. In 2012 I was broke and I don’t mean broke in the “I don’t have enough to do what I want” kind of way. I mean broke like I had to choose between groceries for the week or the electric bill. I would literally grocery shop with my calculator in hand so that I wouldn’t embarrass myself at checkout. More than once I pulled up to the gas station and bought one gallon of gas with quarters so that I could get my kids to the sitter. That year I mentally hit my lowest point, feeling defeated, scared, and in a deeper hole than most of you that are just starting out. I looked in the mirror and had that honest conversation with myself. “What is it I really want to be doing?” I knew I wanted to get back into real estate, but this time being more focused and running it like a proper business. I made the decision to build a true real estate investment company. So, how did I climb out of the hole and back into the light? I posted ads on Craigslist looking for joint venture partners and for agents that wanted to work with investors. Next, I started calling agents to let them know that I was a player looking for properties. I interviewed contractors, vendors, and spent some time at Home Depot learning product costs. What was the result? I met an investor through the Craigslist post and found an agent that had a property I could flip. I made connections with a few of the vendors that I still work with to this day. Lastly, I gained team members who believed in me and helped in growing the business. All of this happened less than 30 days from the moment I made the choice to change my mindset and in a handful of months I had the first check. It was gone before I got it, of course, but regardless I was in business! As I look back one thing stands out – “as if”. From day one I acted “as if” I had money in the bank and I was already crushing it. I acted “as if” I had been doing it for years with all the confidence that came with it. From day one I acted “as if” I was building one of the largest and most reputable house flipping companies in my market. That mindset gave me the strength to overcome obstacles and the confidence to build the necessary relationships to succeed. I won’t even try to pretend it was easy, it was some of the hardest work I’ve done. But now I have the checks to prove it was worth it! Four and a half years after that day looking in the mirror I sit here simply amazed at what was accomplished. This company has become such a strong force in our market. I had the opportunity to launch this podcast and give back which has allowed me to interact with many incredible investors around the country. WHY I DO WHAT I DO? I am an entrepreneur to the core and I love making deals. My why’s run deep and in a lot of ways they are complex. The foundation of who I am is built by my faith in God. It motivates me every day to be a better person. I truly love what I do because real estate investing has given me the time and freedom to enjoy my children. It has given me the chance to live life on my terms and I honestly can’t imagine doing anything else. Real estate investing has truly changed my life for the better.

Real Estate Round Table Meetup - TBD

Fulton 80 Taphouse

Come share stories, challenges, and tips about real estate. Instead of traditional networking, this group is about getting to know more about each other, evaluating real deals, and learning real estate investment strategies. If you want to meet new folks, cultivate new business relationships, and find partners to do real estate deals with, please join us.

Real Estate Round Table Meetup - TBD

Fulton 80 Taphouse

Come share stories, challenges, and tips about real estate. Instead of traditional networking, this group is about getting to know more about each other, evaluating real deals, and learning real estate investment strategies. If you want to meet new folks, cultivate new business relationships, and find partners to do real estate deals with, please join us.

Real Estate Round Table Meetup - TBD

Fulton 80 Taphouse

Come share stories, challenges, and tips about real estate. Instead of traditional networking, this group is about getting to know more about each other, evaluating real deals, and learning real estate investment strategies. If you want to meet new folks, cultivate new business relationships, and find partners to do real estate deals with, please join us.

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