Real Estate Investing the Street Smart Way with Lou Brown

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By: Lou Brown

Investors have long regarded Lou’s training, systems and forms as the best in the industry. He has been quoted as an expert by many publications including The Wall Street Journal and Smart Money Magazine. Lou draws from his wide and varied background as a real estate investor. Having bought property since 1977, he has invested in single-family homes, apartments, hotels and developed subdivisions, as well as building and renovating homes and apartments. These experiences have given him a proving ground for the most cutting-edge concepts in the real estate investment industry today. He is widely known as a creative financing ge...

Be A Homeowner: Path To Home Ownership Program
11/22/2021

Be a homeowner join the Path to Home Ownership Program. There are four levels to this program.  Rent Rent to Own Agreement for Deed Home Owner   If you have good enough credit or a good enough down payment you can start as a homeowner. But usually, when people join the Path to Home Ownership program they build up their credit or down payment to be able to qualify for a loan at the bank with low-interest rates.   Check out these links to know more about the program: https://www.CertifiedAffordableHousingProvider.com https://www.PathToOwnership.com   Watch...


Are You Protected From Inheritance Tax While Using Trust?
11/22/2021

Are your children or grandchildren safe from inheritance tax when you choose to use Trust now in protecting your properties?   Watch this short video now! Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.    For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode:  https://youtu.be/LPcv8xWzz8s - “Step 5: How to ‘Trust’ Your Systems and Keep Your Business Safe! | Street Smart Investor”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F ...


What Constitutes Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) | Street Smart Investor
11/22/2021

What is ADA? How does ADA affect your business? Why do you need to understand what constitutes within ADA?   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.    For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode:  https://youtu.be/LPcv8xWzz8s - “Step 5: How to ‘Trust’ Your Systems and Keep Your Business Safe! | Street Smart Investor”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying, selling...


How To Set Up A Trust | Street Smart Investor
11/22/2021

How difficult is it to set up a Trust compared to an LLC? Watch this short video now! Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.    For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode:  https://youtu.be/LPcv8xWzz8s - “Step 5: How to ‘Trust’ Your Systems and Keep Your Business Safe! | Street Smart Investor” Real Estate Cashflow Conference: https://www.jayconner.com/learnrealestate/ Free Webinar: http://bit.ly/jaymoneypodcast Jay Conner is a proven real estate investment leader. Without...


Do You Place Your Properties In One Trust or Separate Them? | Street Smart Investor
11/22/2021

If you have more than one property in a city or state, do you place these properties in one trust or is it better to separate them?    Watch this short video now! Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.    For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode:  https://youtu.be/LPcv8xWzz8s - “Step 5: How to ‘Trust’ Your Systems and Keep Your Business Safe! | Street Smart Investor”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing...


Find The Best Type Of Trust For You | Street Smart Investor
11/22/2021

There are 30 different types of TRUSTS. Various trusts do various things plus they are taxed differently.  Know more about trust. To help you decide the right kind of trust for your situation.    Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.      For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode:  https://youtu.be/LPcv8xWzz8s - “Step 5: How to ‘Trust’ Your Systems and Keep Your Business Safe! | Street Smart Investor”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com...


Have A System That You 'TRUST' To Keep Your Real Estate Business Safe
11/22/2021

Do you have a system that you TRUST to protect your real estate assets?   Lawyers love to sue and look for the flimsiest of excuses. The government makes rules to impede your real estate deals. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy way to get lawyers to go after someone else? To bypass rules made to frustrate you and make Wall Street rich?   Watch this short video now! Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.      For more valuable information click on this link...


Disadvantages of LLC Street Smart Investor
11/22/2021

Do you want to understand more the difference between TRUSTS and LLC? What makes trusts the greater entity? And what are the disadvantages of an LLC?   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.    For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode:  https://youtu.be/LPcv8xWzz8s - “Step 5: How to ‘Trust’ Your Systems and Keep Your Business Safe! | Street Smart Investor” Real Estate Cashflow Conference: https://www.jayconner.com/learnrealestate/ Free Webinar: http://bit.ly/jaymoneypodcast Jay...


Step 10: Asset Management Secrets For Real Estate Investors and Landlords | Street Smart Investor
11/17/2021

Step 10: Asset Management Secrets For Real Estate Investors and Landlords | Street Smart Investor   Asset Management Secrets For Real Estate Investors and Landlords starring Lou Brown! Learn more at https://www.MillionaireJumpStart.com     At "Millionaire Jumpstart" you're going to be trained, schooled, and taught 'till you're smiling from ear to ear!  You'll learn the exact system Lou Brown uses to this day to find, target, and profit bigger on real estate deals. You'll hear from experts within the Street Smart® community on how they are making more money than ever with this system, and develop...


Step 9: Due Diligence | Street Smart Investor
11/03/2021

Due diligence means investigating facts about the physical and financial condition of the property and the area the property is located in. A good way to think of due diligence is “doing your homework” both before you make an offer and after your contract is accepted.   Errors in real estate can be very costly. If you do not exercise proper due diligence, you may set yourself up for massive financial and emotional headaches in the future. Join Lou Brown at Millionaire JumpStart December 3rd -5th, 2021 https://millionairejumpstart.com/  At the "Millionaire Jumpstart" you're going to...


Step 8: Why Most REI’s Run Their Business Backwards
11/02/2021

Lou Brown is doing a ten-part series of Step by Step guides in buying your first BIG real estate deal.    Today he will teach you how to find the buyer before you buy a property. Instead of having an inventory of properties, have an inventory of buyers. Have an inventory of clients that you are going to buy a property for. This is exactly what Lou means when he says real estate investors run their business backward and it’s costing them a fortune.     Timestamps:  0:01 - Introduction - “Real Estate Investors Run...


Go Buy A Property! Invest In Real Estate Today! | Street Smart Investor
10/29/2021

Believe it or not but the cost of housing today is more affordable now compared to how much it used to cost.   “ When we see the numbers of today, we reflect on the past, we think that these numbers are too high but the truth is today’s numbers are better, of course, taking into consideration of the overall inflation. So go out there and buy real estate! ” - Lou Brown   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and...


Benefits Of Attending Family Mastermind | Street Smart Investor
10/29/2021

If you got an invitation or if ever an opportunity to attend Masterminds has come your way. Do not hesitate to grab it. Learning from the greatest minds, doing what they have already done, and learning from their mistakes will surely bring you success.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/LPcv8xWzz8s  - “Step 5: How to ‘Trust’ Your Systems and Keep Your Business Safe! | Street Smart Investor”   ...


Build An Amazing Real Estate Team: Do I Need A Lawyer? | Street Smart Investor
10/25/2021

In building an amazing team for the success of your real estate business does this include a lawyer?   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/KeQbGrBA-5c  - “Step 4: How To Build a Team To Grow Your Real Estate Business”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying, selling and holding property for 40 years and you are...


How to Protect Your Real Estate Assets: TRUSTS | Street Smart Investor
10/23/2021

Why choose TRUST? 1. Create Privacy 2. Avoid Probate 3. Protect everything Check out this link to download: https://www.MaximumAssetShield.com/Book  Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor. For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/KeQbGrBA-5c   - “Step 4: How To Build a Team To Grow Your Real Estate Business”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying, selling and holding property for 40 years and...


Build An Amazing Team For A Successful Real Estate Business | Street Smart Investor
10/23/2021

Build a great team that will help you achieve your success in the real estate business.   Who do you need on your team? How do you find a good team member? What are the roles of a real estate agent, a title company, or a lawyer in your team?   Get a good coach that leads you to a greater, straighter more assured path, simply because mistakes are expensive.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor. For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu...


Step 7: Finding Deals The Easy Way | Street Smart Investor
10/23/2021

In real estate, you can do things the easy way or the hard way. In the 7th step of buying your first BIG real estate deal, Lou shares with everyone how to get real estate deals the easy way!   Competition is part of every life. But the way you market or advertise your business makes all the difference. Opportunities are everywhere. There are lots of reasons why people might want to sell their house. Your role is to be active in your marketplace. Just like what Lou always says, get connected with your community.   Timestamps: 0:01 - Introduction...


Benefits of Collaborating With Other Real Estate Investors | Street Smart Investor
10/21/2021

Collaborate with other Certified Affordable Housing Providers in your market. You are all doing the same thing under the same brand. When clients are coming and you can’t serve all of them, share your clients, support one another, help each other to achieve success. Don’t forget that your main goal is to help a deserving family to end up with homeownership   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/KeQbGrBA-5c ...


Can You Give A Better Price Than Your Competitors? | Street Smart Investors
10/20/2021

Lou Brown teaches people how to buy a house cheaply, he also talks about not relying on your bank by using seller financing, does this mean that as a seller you have the opportunity to offer a better price than your competition?   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/nyFhH0cb8wo - “Step 3: How to Structure Successful Deals! ”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2...


Create A Solution For A Seller | Street Smart Investor
10/19/2021

Structuring the deal is all about the seller’s pain point, how to solve their problem, how to solve it quickly and efficiently in a way that provides them with a solution.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/nyFhH0cb8wo - “Step 3: How to Structure Successful Deals! ”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying...


Find Pain And Build A Solution Around It | Street Smart Investor
10/19/2021

Structure your real estate deal in a way that solves the seller’s problems. Find the pain point and then build a solution around it.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/nyFhH0cb8wo - “Step 3: How to Structure Successful Deals! ”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying, selling and holding property for 40 years and...


Learn The Most Powerful Entity: TRUST | Street Smart Investor
10/18/2021

When you are structuring a deal that takes over the existing financing on the property, keep in mind that you need to learn a very powerful entity called TRUST.    Check out this link to discover more: https://www.MaximumAssestShield.com   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.      For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode:  https://youtu.be/nyFhH0cb8wo- “Step 3: How to Structure Successful Deals! ”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305...


Step 6 :Tax Savings With Trusts | Street Smart Investor
10/18/2021

Lou Brown is doing a ten-part series of Step by Step guides in buying your first BIG real estate deal.    Today he goes deep-dive into the greatest entity in the real estate industry called TRUST.   Protect your assets. Create protection in everything that you do through Privacy.    Earn Profits from investing in real estate while using Trust.     Probate avoidance is one of the many benefits of Trust that you cannot get from any other entity, such as an LLC.     But what is probate? How can you save your taxes...


Real Estate Deals Are Available Everywhere | Street Smart Investor
10/14/2021

Lou shares true stories of real people. They are potential sellers of their property they didn’t even know they need to sell or that there is an opportunity for them to sell.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.      For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode:  https://youtu.be/nyFhH0cb8wo- “Step 3: How to Structure Successful Deals! ”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou...


How To Structure the Right Deal To Gain Most Profit | Street Smart Investor
10/13/2021

How you structure your deal makes all the difference. Lou Brown shares his secrets to deal structuring, why banks destroy your structure, how to move renters into homeownership, and more!   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/nyFhH0cb8wo - “Step 3: How to Structure Successful Deals! ”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying, selling and holding...


Let People Know Who You Are, Connect With Your Community | Street Smart Investor
10/11/2021

Get connected with your community. By doing that you will get deals nobody else knows about.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/nyFhH0cb8wo - “Step 3: How to Structure Successful Deals! ”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying, selling and holding property for 40 years and you are about to discover what a lot of so...


There Is Always More To Learn. Get Educated! | Street Smart Investor
10/11/2021

Whether you are just beginning in the real estate business or you’ve been doing this for a long time there is always more to learn. Even though you may think you know the concept and the things you need to do, additional and new information will emerge, and learning them will add success to your real estate business. Get more education as much as you possibly can.   Watch this video now! Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.    For more valuable information click on this link and...


Focus On Your Target Real Estate Market | Street Smart Investor
10/08/2021

In real estate, how do you determine “your market”? How do you find the right seller and the right buyer on “your market”?   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/WVO4PNT4n00  - “Develop Your Criteria for Real Estate Success ”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying, selling and holding property...


Step 5: How to ‘Trust’ Your Systems and Keep Your Business Safe!
10/08/2021

Getting Into (Good) Debt Trusts - protecting   How to protect your assets. Lawyers love to sue and look for the flimsiest of excuses. The government makes rules to impede your real estate deals. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easy way to get lawyers to go after someone else? To bypass rules made to frustrate you and make Wall Street rich?   Timestamps:  0:01 - Introduction - “Do you have a system that you trust to protect your assets?”  0:32 - What’s going on in Congress??? 1:14 - Real Estate is Going...


Focus On Your Target Real Estate Market | Street Smart Investor
10/08/2021

In real estate, how do you determine “your market”? How do you find the right seller and the right buyer on “your market”?   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/WVO4PNT4n00  - “Develop Your Criteria for Real Estate Success ” Real Estate Cashflow Conference: https://www.jayconner.com/learnrealestate/ Free Webinar: http://bit.ly/jaymoneypodcast Jay Conner is a proven real estate investment leader. Without using...


How To Find The Funding For Your First Real Estate Deal
10/06/2021

Hear it from Lou. From humble beginnings to over 40 years as a successful real estate investor, educator, speaker, and bestselling author, Lou’s taught thousands of people how to create wealth with real estate.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/WVO4PNT4n00  - “Develop Your Criteria for Real Estate Success ” Real Estate Cashflow Conference: https://www.jayconner.com/learnrealestate/ Free Webinar: http://bit.ly/jaymoneypodcast Jay Conner is...


Never Stop Learning In Wealth Builder Workshop | Street Smart Investor
10/06/2021

Attend Lou’s Wealth Builder Workshop! This is a power-packed “one-of-a-kind” best of the best training on making money in real estate investing from the comfort of your home and see for yourself that with the right guidance you can do this, even if you have no money and poor credit.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/WVO4PNT4n00  - “Develop Your Criteria for Real Estate Success ” ...


Find Your Criteria For Your First BIG Real Estate Deal | Street Smart Investor
10/04/2021

There are many things you can focus on in real estate. Lou’s advice, focus on income-producing properties. Assets that provide constant cash flow.   Developing your criteria can be categorized into several things. There are criteria for the types of property you are going to buy. Another criterion can also be building your target market within five miles of where you live.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/WVO4PNT4n00 ...


Lou Brown: The Man, The Myth, The Legend - How To Create A Multi-Million Dollar Business
10/04/2021

To make a difference in other people’s lives. That’s exactly what I live for - Lou Brown   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/WVO4PNT4n00  - “Develop Your Criteria for Real Estate Success”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying, selling and holding property for 40 years and you are about...


Move Forward To Real Estate Success | Street Smart Investor
10/04/2021

Always move forward. That kind of mindset will lead you to success. Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/jWxFCVjGcFk  - “Discover 10 Steps to Buy Your First BIG Real Estate Deal”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7F Lou Brown has been buying, selling and holding property for 40 years and you are about to discover what a lot of so called gurus...


Step 4: How To Build a Team To Grow Your Real Estate Business | Street Smart Investor
10/01/2021

How To Build a Team To Grow Your Real Estate Business   Who do you need on your team? How do you find a good team member? Real estate agent, title company Good coach greater, straighter more assured path Mistakes are expensive Wholesalers - lists. How do you find wholesalers? Do I need a lawyer? Printer - Print Wiz Leads - Community engagement Do I need a Photographer? Timestamps:  0:01 - Introduction - “Ten Steps To Your First Big Real Estate Deal - Build An Amazing Team ”  0:40 - Lou’s wins of the week 6:10 - Lou...


Commitment To Success Is Getting Educated | Street Smart Investor
10/01/2021

Learning the real estate business requires tools, training, technology, and a team. These are Lou’s “Four T’s” of success. If you are committed to a successful real estate business you need to educate yourself.   Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.   For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/jWxFCVjGcFk  - “Discover 10 Steps to Buy Your First BIG Real Estate Deal”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5...


Actions To Take When You Commit To Something But It’s Not Working
09/29/2021

What do you do when you commit to something but it’s just doesn’t work out for you and you get frustrated?    Want to hear Lou Brown’s advice? Watch this video now! Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor.      For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/jWxFCVjGcFk - “Discover 10 Steps to Buy Your First BIG Real Estate Deal ”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5...


Get Committed: The First Step to Buy Your First BIG Real Estate Deal
09/28/2021

To be successful in the real estate business is to embrace the word commitment. When you believe that success in real estate is possible and you embrace that it can happen for you then you are truly committed. Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor. For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/jWxFCVjGcFk  - “Discover 10 Steps to Buy Your First BIG Real Estate Deal”   Take Lou's Course: https://www.udemy.com/course/realtors-and-real-estate-investing/?referralCode=305A2A5DB2A2C4543B7...


New Mindset Brings New Result
09/27/2021

“ Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” - Albert Einstein   Lou Brown has the same way of thinking for him - “Same Old Thinking Gives You Same Old Results. A New Mindset Gets You A New Outcome.” Learn from Lou different strategies on becoming a successful Street Smart Real Estate Investor. For more valuable information click on this link and watch the complete episode: https://youtu.be/jWxFCVjGcFk  - “Discover 10 Steps to Buy Your First BIG Real Estate Deal”   Take Lou's Course: https://www...