Real estate investment is a tricky world, full of pitfalls and high stakes, but the rewards are incredible for the risk takers who know what they are doing. Learning how to time the market is simultaneously an art form and science.
It’s always a great idea to take your cue from the way leading professionals in the field have made their mark, and learn from all of their success stories.
This Swedish real estate agent is based out of New York and is an author as well as a Bravo TV reality star of the hit show Million Dollar Listing New York. Ever since his arrival to New York in 2003, Fredrik Eklund has managed to close over five billion dollars’ worth of residential real estate deals. He is also the founder of one of Scandinavia’s high-end residential real estate brokerages, Eklund Stockholm New York, that has closed one billion dollars in sales.
Stefan Aarnio is an author, entrepreneur, and an award-winning real estate investor. He transformed his initial portfolio, worth $1,200, into a multi-million dollar one consisting of both multi- and single-family properties in Canada.
This former Navy veteran is also known as the Clever Investor. Cody Sperber has flipped more than a thousand properties and has been called “absolute market genius” by Barbara Corcoran from Shark Tank. He gives back by mentoring hundreds of students and helping them achieve financial freedom via investing in real estate.
This powerhouse is the creator of the National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB) and the CEO of Desiree Patno Enterprises, with over two decades of real estate experience. Desiree Patno was nominated as one of Housing Wire’s 30 Most Influential Women in 2012, and she helps female entrepreneurs to start their own successful businesses and advocates for women-owned businesses via NAWRB.
He has 30 years of experience in the business and has helped and influenced thousands of people to increase their wealth via real estate. Tom Ferry is the CEO of Tom Ferry International, a real estate training and coaching company.
Another Million Dollar Listing star based out of Miami and operating in New York as well, Chad Carroll is an expert in finance, real estate, and contract negotiation and frequently contributes to New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Daily News.
This New York Times bestselling author, international sales expert and radio show host of The Cardone Zone is a force to be reckoned with. He creates customized sales training program for all sorts of companies from small businesses and individuals to Fortune 500 companies.
This next person needs no introduction. She is one of the Sharks on Shark Tank and has invested in more than 22 business ventures. Barbara Corcoran is known to be a top real estate investor and influencer.
According to the Wall Street Journal’s “Real Trends 2015,” he is the number six real estate broker in the nation and number 1 in New York. Ryan Serhant is also a star of Million Dollar Listing New York and is a regular contributor to several things such as a newspaper column, TV shows as well as real estate based video blogs.
Amy Bohutinsky is the COO of Seattle-based Zillow, a real estate company that has portfolios of some of the largest global real estate as well as home estate brands, such as HotPads, Trulia, and Naked Apartment among others.