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In this engaging episode of STRUnfiltered, Bill delves into the critical reasons why your investments might be faltering at this very moment. He begins by shedding light on the common pitfalls investors encounter, such as acquiring underperforming properties with insufficient due diligence. Many individuals, he notes, have been chasing real estate markets without a comprehensive understanding of their chosen properties.

Bill takes a deep dive into the concept of EBITA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, and Depreciation), emphasizing that net cash flow reigns supreme when building wealth through investments.

Further, he emphasizes the importance of not banking on historical rental income or future projections. Relying on uncertain future events, such as interest rate fluctuations, can be risky. Instead, Bill advocates for a strategy where investments are profitable from day one, irrespective of future outcomes.

Bill’s unique approach sets him apart from the crowd. He shares his secret recipe for success: investing when conditions are challenging and doing the hard work that others shy away from. By embracing this idea, you can position yourself to outperform the competition.

In addition, Bill addresses a common misstep many investors make: hiring virtual assistants (VAs) to handle every aspect of their business. He cautions against this “set-it-and-forget-it” mentality, stressing that the real estate game requires hands-on involvement. To stand out in the industry, you must personally engage in underwriting and research. Bill makes a compelling case that VAs cannot replicate the creation of “Super Properties,” and by arming yourself with the necessary knowledge, you can achieve extraordinary results.

[00:00] Intro

[00:20] Why Your Investments Are Hurting

[01:19] EBITA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, and Depreciation)

[01:55] Chasing

[02:30] The Future

[03:51] Election Year

[04:40] Two Extra Steps

[07:13] VA’s Doing Everything

[09:55] Wrapping Up

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