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Straight Up Chicago Investor

Nov 29, 2022

What are the steps I should take to vet my Chicago contractors?

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Guest: Bolanle Ogunmakin, Quality Builders

Link: Straight Up Chicago Investor Episode 76


Production House: Flint...

Nov 24, 2022

Return guests Bibek Das, Eric Workman, and Matt LaCosse join us to discuss a 5-unit deal with a lot of hair on it!

Matt (buyer on this deal) starts by talking about how our very own Mark Ainley (buyer’s agent) brought this 5-unit property in Batavia to his attention. Eric (the lender on this deal) dives into the...

Nov 17, 2022

From a rough upbringing to a successful REI career in Chicago, Mike Baker joins us to discuss his journey and his vast knowledge on wholesaling, flipping, and consulting. 

Mike begins by outlining his troubled past involving drugs, gangs, and prison. He shares some of the lessons learned in prison and the mindset shift...

Nov 15, 2022

What are my options to remove maintenance costs on smaller pieces of lawns?

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Guest: James Galvin, Chicago Lawn To Garden


Production House: Flint Stone Media

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Nov 10, 2022

Sam Sharp has over 20 years experience in the Mortgage Industry and joins us to discuss rising interest rates.

Sam begins by talking about his vast experience in the mortgage industry and the lending environment during the last housing crash. He shares tips that have helped him be a top-producing loan originator and...