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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

EP 178: How This Flipper Started in Real Estate Right Out of High School with Dominique Gunderson show art EP 178: How This Flipper Started in Real Estate Right Out of High School with Dominique Gunderson

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

On today’s episode, we talk with Dominique Gunderson on how she started investing straight out of high school and has since done over 55 flips and wholesale deals. We discuss with Dominique how she got paid to gain valuable real estate experience and education instead of taking on student loan debt and going to college, who she overcame the judgements other would put on her because of her young age, how she got started with little money, and why she transitioned from wholesaling to flipping.

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EP 177: How She Bought an 88-Unit from Overseas with Suzy Sevier show art EP 177: How She Bought an 88-Unit from Overseas with Suzy Sevier

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

. On today’s episode, we talk with Suzy Sevier on how she took down an 88-unit apartment building from overseas in her first year of investing.

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EP 176: MINISODE Lessons from Scaling a Multifamily Portfolio show art EP 176: MINISODE Lessons from Scaling a Multifamily Portfolio

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

As you level up your portfolio, you must level up yourself. This may mean pushing outside your comfort zone and reaching for the next best version of yourself. In today’s minisode, Liz shares six lessons she learned while scaling her multifamily portfolio.

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EP 175: Why This Doctor Invests in Land, Self-Storage, and Much More with Vanessa Peters show art EP 175: Why This Doctor Invests in Land, Self-Storage, and Much More with Vanessa Peters

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

On today’s episode, we talk with Vanessa Peters, doctor and investor, on how she got into syndications and why she focuses on portfolio diversification.

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EP 174: From Struggling Mom on Public Assistance to Millionaire with Lisa Nichols show art EP 174: From Struggling Mom on Public Assistance to Millionaire with Lisa Nichols

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

On today’s episode, we talk with Lisa Nichols, New York Times best-selling author and motivational speaker, on how you can cultivate a growing mindset.

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EP 173: Pivoting from Real Estate to Educate Children on Entrepreneurship with Pongee Barnes show art EP 173: Pivoting from Real Estate to Educate Children on Entrepreneurship with Pongee Barnes

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

On today’s episode, we talk with Pongee Barnes, investor and entrepreneur, about including your children in your business and the importance of teaching entrepreneurial skills at a young age.

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EP 172: Lessons Learned from Out-of-State Investing with Lesley Ray show art EP 172: Lessons Learned from Out-of-State Investing with Lesley Ray

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

On today’s episode, we talk with Lesley Ray, full-time investor, on the lessons she learned while growing her portfolio out of state.

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EP 171: MINISODE Must Have Documents When Hiring a GC show art EP 171: MINISODE Must Have Documents When Hiring a GC

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

You don’t want to rush through the hiring process when working with a general contractor. This is the most important part to set the foundation for a successful project and protect yourself from any disagreements. In today’s minisode, Andresa shares her top must have documents when hiring a general contractor.

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EP 170: How this Full Time Nurse Manages Multifamily Syndications with Savannah Arroyo show art EP 170: How this Full Time Nurse Manages Multifamily Syndications with Savannah Arroyo

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

On today’s episode, we talk with Savannah Arroyo on how to transition into multifamily syndication while working full-time. We discuss with Savannah why she transitioned from single family rentals to syndicating multifamily properties, how to invest in real estate while working a full-time job, how to vet a property management company, and the most important question to ask a person you may have a working relationship with.

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EP 169: How This Attorney Prevents Landlord Horror Stories with Bonnie Galam show art EP 169: How This Attorney Prevents Landlord Horror Stories with Bonnie Galam

The Real Estate InvestHER Show with Elizabeth Faircloth and Andresa Guidelli

You can’t have the asset protection that comes from an LLC, and then not act like an LLC. On today’s episode, we talk with Bonnie Galam, investor and real estate attorney, on how to proactively protect you real estate assets and self-manage a large 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!