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How I Turned a No-Money-Down Real Estate Deal Into a Lamborghini – Part 3

Cody Sperber
By Cody Sperber |

Hello again and welcome to what I call the grand finale of this amazing deal journey. If you’ve missed Part 1 and Part 2, stop right now and go catch up. You need the full effect of this crazy adventure. So, I left off last time by talking about the mayhem that ensued surrounding what […]

How I Turned a No-Money-Down Real Estate Deal Into a Lamborghini – Part 1

Cody Sperber
By Cody Sperber |

Hey investors, Cody here… Welcome to Part 1 of a 3-part blog series that allows you to follow me on an amazing journey of one special and crazy deal. There are any number of valuable lessons to be learned here… plus, it’s a captivating story. Once Upon a Time… So, nine years ago, I was […]

6 Stages of Investing: Show Me the (Private) Money!

Cody Sperber
By Cody Sperber |

Welcome back to another lesson about Stage 5 – strategy and funding – of my epic series, 6 Stages of Investing. For Stage 5, we’ve talked about becoming a Transactional Engineer, financing options, the ethical and legal guidelines to consider when structuring deals and some creative deal structuring ideas. To catch all the goods from […]

Seller Financing and Wraps 101

Cody Sperber
By Cody Sperber |

Hey there investors, Cody here, welcoming you back to another installment of my epic series: The 6 Stages of Investing. We’re still breaking down all the components of Stage 5, which is Strategy and Funding. In my previous post, we talked about the legalities and ethics surrounding creatively structuring deals. That’s a pretty insightful post, […]

6 Stages of Investing: Legally and Ethically Structuring Deals

Cody Sperber
By Cody Sperber |

Hey, hey, hey! Cody Sperber here back with another installment in our epic series, 6 Stage of Investing, which started way back here with Part 1. We’re powering through Stage 5 where our focus is on strategy and funding, and fingers crossed you guys are applying the lessons you’re learning and rocking the investment world. […]

6 Stages of Investing: But Wait, There’s More…Financing Options

Cody Sperber
By Cody Sperber |

Do you know why this 6 Stages of Investing series is so completely awesome? Not only is it chock-full of profound, game-changing, life-improving knowledge, but when it’s all said and done… when we finally reach the last part of Stage 6, you’re going to be beyond prepared for your investing future and armed with confidence […]

6 Stages of Investing: Being a Transaction Engineer

Cody Sperber
By Cody Sperber |

Welcome to Stage 5 awesome investors… my, how far we’ve come! And in order for us to know where we’re going, we need to remind ourselves where we came from. “In this great future, you can’t forget your past.” ~ Bob Marley          Cody Sperber here, and I’m super psyched to take a quick glance back […]

6 Stages of Investing: Contract to Close

Cody Sperber
By Cody Sperber |

Hey guys. Its Cody Sperber back with the final lesson in Stage 4 of our epic series, 6 Stages of Investing. Let’s rewind just for a moment to recap our last lesson and the takeaways you hopefully, well, took away from my previous posts about Stage 4. We talked about strategies for face-to-face negotiations, the […]

6 Stages of Investing: 3 Kung-Fu Seller Negotiating Tactics You Should Always Use

Cody Sperber
By Cody Sperber |

Successful seller negotiations mean win-win results, and a win for both you and your seller means that you’ve got to stay focused on the prize and keep your emotions in check. For some, that’s easier said than done. But the art of seller negotiations – and it truly is an art – is all about […]