320: Hands-On BRRRR Investing and DIY Secrets with Instagram Star Brittany Arnason
03.07.2019 - By BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast
Imagine building a business around work you’d do for free. Sound pretty great?
Today’s guest has done just that, and her story may change the way you think about investing. Brittany Arnason is a 26-year-old who’s converted her talent for hands-on work into a cash-flowing, 10-unit rental portfolio.
In this episode, Brittany shares how she learned the business of real estate and construction as a small child, bought her first property for $25,000, and worked on it herself to save money and learn the business.
She goes on to reveal her DIY secrets for adding value at minimal cost, how she applied skills she learned at her 9 to 5 to make her a more successful investor, and how she operates as a woman in a male-dominated industry.
Brittany has an incredible energy, spark, and passion for real estate, and it is infectious. Don’t miss how she uses creative strategies to finance her deals and the BRRRR method to fund unlimited projects.
This is an episode that will leave you pumped up and ready to go get your next (or first) deal. Download it today!
In This Episode We Cover:How Britt got her first rental property at the age of 18!Quitting her job as a power engineerPros and cons of doing your own workThe Lifeonaire StrategyThings that make a huge impact in a propertyUsing personal line of credit to fund dealsWhat is a Step Up mortgageDoing BRRRR strategy with her boyfriendFinding deals through realtors and MLSHow she learned DIY skills from the internetAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets ForumsBiggerPockets WebinarBrandon’s InstagramDavid’s InstagramChip GainesJoanna Gaines#HumboldtHouseRealtor.caPinterestBiggerPockets CalculatorRehab Estimator CalculatorBiggerPockets Podcast 254: Tim Ferriss on Real Estate, Becoming a Top Performer and His Tribe of MentorsGary Vaynerchuk on Finding Deals Through Social Media & Crushing It as an EntrepreneurBooks Mentioned in this ShowThe Book on Rental Property Investing by Brandon TurnerLifeonaire by Steve CookUnlimited Power by Tony RobbinsBRRRR Book by David Greene (coming soon!)J. Scott’s Book on Estimating Rehab CostLong-Distance Real Estate Investing by David Greene90 Days Journal by Brandon Turner (coming soon!)Gary Vaynerchuk’s Crushing It!The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson4-Hour Work Week by Tim FerrissFire Round QuestionsI wonder what your 3 favorite tools areHow many calls, showings, and applications you see before having a signed lease?Tweetable Topics:“New builds can be easier and more straightforward than rehabs!” (Tweet This!)“If it keeps you motivated and it keeps it fun for you, it probably will help your business.” (Tweet This!)“You have to do whatever it takes to make it work.” (Tweet This!)Connect with BrittBritt’s Instagram