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EP 146: 12 Properties in 12 Months Using Creative Financing with Melanie Dupuis

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

Release Date: 11/20/2020

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On today’s episode, we talk with Kristine Jefferson about how went from a stay-at-home mom to over 1400 doors. We discuss with Kristine the value in taking responsibility for your mistakes, why partnering is a great option for growth, how to vet syndication sponsors, and how she’s built a successful portfolio in only a few years.

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The more comfortable you are with conflict in real estate, the more unstoppable you become. On today’s episode, we talk with Malika Williams, founder of The Center for Women’s Voice, about how women can communicate effectively and authentically without apologizing or overanalyzing.

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On today’s episode, we talk with Melanie Dupuis, investor and co-author of the best-selling book, The Only Woman in the Room, about how she utilized creative financing to explode the growth of her rental portfolio.

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Leveraging other people’s time and money is the secret to growth. On today’s episode, we talk with Melanie Dupuis, investor and co-author of the best-selling book, The Only Woman in the Room, about how she utilized creative financing to explode the growth of her rental portfolio.

Melanie has grown to over 200 solely owned units with little of her own funds. We discuss the power of leveraging other people’s money, the terms used in these deals, scaling your business by outsourcing tasks and how to set yourself up for success. We also talk about working with your spouse and how to grow a business together.

 

Mel Dupuis from Investor Mel & Dave are proof that as long as you don't let anything stop you, success can be yours. Following a life-changing car crash in 2018, they decided to write a book - Real Estate Investing Secrets – A No-B.S. Guide to Creating Wealth & Freedom. Now with over 200 rental units/30 properties SOLELY to their name and 17+ years of experience in real estate investing, property ownership and management, this self-made couple understands the ins and outs of building a business and wealth through real estate. Investor Mel & Dave are speakers and mentors across North America and have been on various interviews and podcasts, across Canada and the United States, including a 4-week series with CBC Radio and the Breakthrough Real Estate Investing podcast. Their online presence is impressive, with over 35,000 followers across their social media portfolio.

On today’s episode, we discuss a ton with Melanie including:

  • How to use owner financing to grow your portfolio
  • Why she chose to not joint venture or partner on any deals
  • When the best time is to outsource tasks in your business
  • How to work with your spouse

Books/Resources

The Only Woman in the Room Compiled by Ashley Wilson 

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

 

Contact Information

Instagram- Investormeldave

YouTube- Investor Mel & Dave

Facebook- InvestorMelDave

 

In The Only Woman in the Room, 20 incredible women share how they were able to achieve financial freedom in a world historically dominated by men. From residential to commercial, this book is packed full of knowledge and inspiration on all facets regardless of where one is in their real estate investing journey. Our passion behind this book is to help women secure a financially strong future especially during these unprecedented and uncertain times. 

 

The early reviews for The Only Woman in the Room - Knowledge and Inspiration from 20 Successful Real Estate Women Investors have been amazing! 

 

“Throughout my career there were multiple occasions where I have stood as the only woman in the room.  This powerful book is a must read and I only wish it had been available early on in my career!” 

-Barbara Corcoran 

Founder of The Corcoran Group 

You will learn TONS of tips, strategies and “hacks” to implement immediately in the following areas: 

  • Creatively finding and financing deals
  • Getting started 
  • Scaling a multifamily portfolio
  • Raising private capital
  • Marketing
  • Construction Management 
  • And Much More!!

 

BUY THE BOOK NOW!

https://therealestateinvesther.mykajabi.com/book

 

InvestHER Community

Our mission is to support and inspire women real estate investors around the globe to live a financially free and balanced life. We are dedicated to creating empowering online and in person communities where women have a non-intimidating environment to ask questions and receive the support they need. Our vision is to see all woman investors achieve her financial freedom goals on her own terms.

How To Join the InvestHER Movement  

1)  The Real Estate InvestHER Podcast - The weekly show details the journey of some of the most amazing women real estate investors around the world, who open up their lives and share practical and strategic tools for growing a rental portfolio, flipping houses and the mindset that allows them to run a successful investing business while taking care of their families and most importantly taking care of themselves.  

2)  InvestHER Community on Facebook 

We have 2k+ members in our Facebook InvestHER Community (and growing!) This is a safe place for women to ask real estate investing questions and gain the support they need to achieve their goals!  

3) InvestHER Meetups Around the Globe

We have over 4k+ meetup members attending close to 25 InvestHER Meetups across the country and Canada.  Meetups are being held monthly by experienced InvestHER Leaders! Learn more about our InvestHER leaders, meetup locations, and how to become an InvestHER Leader HERE!