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EP109: Taking Advantage of Tax Liens ft. Justin Smits

By Tom OlsonJune 22, 2018


Running one of the largest Real Estate Investing meetup groups in Northwest Indiana (Invest NWI), Justin and his business partner have made a stamp in the NWI market for the past few years. Also having an established foothold with their home buying brand, Region Home Buyers, Justin has made some serious progress in the real estate investing game since his start in 2011. Justin is also knowledgeable in the areas of lending, networking, wholesaling, and tax liens which we will heavily discuss in our interview with him! in the areas of lending, networking, wholesaling, and tax liens which we will heavily discuss in our interview with him!

Time-Stamped Show Notes:

[05:45] Who is Justin Smits?

[07:00] What is Invest NWI?

[09:24] What is Region Home Buyers?

[10:34] What is Justin’s meet up group that meets every month?

[13:24] Competition can be scary. What does Justin think of this?

[15:58] What’s one of the biggest pitfalls for wholesalers?

[20:00] What should someone do if they want to do their first deal?

[23:35] Tax liens. What are these all about?

[28:53] What is the best way to find private money?

[32:25] What does an investor want to see on a performa?

[33:30] What do you do when a deal goes wrong?

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[35:47] Why does Justin like lending?

[37:53] What helped Justin acquire homes?

[39:10] What’s working for marketing?

[42:33] What is a good resource Justin has used?

[44:30] What is something Justin knows now that he wished he knew ten years ago?

[47:19] What does good success mean to Justin?

[48:50] Justin leaves one last piece of advice.


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Check out Region Home Buyers.

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