DiscoverBiggerPockets Money Podcast328: The Best Alternative Investment No One Knows About w/Alex Breshears and Beth Johnson
328: The Best Alternative Investment No One Knows About w/Alex Breshears and Beth Johnson

328: The Best Alternative Investment No One Knows About w/Alex Breshears and Beth Johnson

Update: 2022-08-193
Share

Description

For average investors, private money lending has been mentally squared away as “something mega-wealthy people do.” Most investors will write off lending money because they think they lack the experience or funds to do a successful deal. But what if we told you private money lending requires less money than you thought, that it’s almost completely passive, and that today’s high-interest-rate environment may be the perfect time to start?

Alex Breshears and Beth Johnson are graciously coming in as our private money messiahs, teaching us all how easy (and lucrative) it is to be a private money lender. They’ve been lending for years, not only to supplement their real estate portfolios but often to outright replace them. Private money is far more passive and flexible than performing a flip or BRRRR yourself, and almost anyone (and yes, we mean anyone) can do it in one way or another. It’s such a good way to make more money that Alex and Beth wrote the new BiggerPockets book, Lend to Live, on this exact subject.

But before you print off business cards that say “private money expert” under your name, listen to what Alex and Beth have to say. They drop some valuable gems on who should (and shouldn’t) be a private money lender, how to protect yourself when you lend, points, rates, and fees you can charge, and building a pool of borrowers you can trust. If you’re anything like Scott and Mindy, then there’s a good chance you’ll walk away from this episode far more interested in private money than before!


In This Episode We Cover

How any investor can become a private money lender and build a pool of borrowers

Why 2022 presents an interesting opportunity for new private money lenders 

Points, rates, laws, and setting up your private money structure

Building the perfect private money team that can protect you on any deal

The insane returns lenders get when doing different types of deals

Betting on the “jockey” vs. the "horse” when vetting a potential borrower

Private lending red flags that new lenders can easily fall prey to

And So Much More!


Links from the Show

BiggerPockets Money Facebook Group

BiggerPockets Forums

Finance Review Guest Onboarding

Scott's Instagram

Mindy's Twitter

Listen to All Your Favorite BiggerPockets Podcasts in One Place

Apply to Be a Guest on The Money Show

Podcast Talent Search!

Subscribe to The “On The Market” YouTube Channel

Listen to The “On The Market” Podcast: SpotifyApple PodcastsBiggerPockets

Check Out Mindy’s 2022 Live Spending Tracker and Budget

Loans Gone Wild: Turning a Private Loan Into a Profitable Flip After Foreclosure

Private Money: What the Experts Warn Against Before You Lend (Or Borrow!)


Click here to check the full show notes: https://www.biggerpockets.com/blog/money-328


Interested in learning more about today's sponsors or becoming a BiggerPockets partner yourself? Check out our sponsor page!

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Comments 
In Channel
loading
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store
00:00
00:00
x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

Sleep Timer

Off

End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

328: The Best Alternative Investment No One Knows About w/Alex Breshears and Beth Johnson

328: The Best Alternative Investment No One Knows About w/Alex Breshears and Beth Johnson