People get involved in real estate and real estate for a variety of reasons. One of the most popular is to step away from the 9-5 and have it fund an enjoyable lifestyle.
Our podcast guest this week, Michael Dominguez, started investing when he and his wife were both working well-paid corporate jobs. But as he became more involved Michael decided to go into real estate full time, the choice he had to make was either as a realtor or a real estate investor because he found he couldn’t focus on both and have as much success.
In this episode, Michael shares what direction he took, how that has helped him build his portfolio, and now how he is helping others achieve similar results through his book. He also outlines a defining moment more recently when 3 clients passed away and how that pushed him to design the best life he is now leading and where that takes him.
In this episode you will learn about:
- Following the buy a property a year strategy
- Choosing between becoming a realtor or a real estate investor full time
- Structuring joint venture deals
- Identifying quality properties in quality neighborhoods
- Finding ideal tenants who will leave in 2-5 years
- Planning and preparing for market turmoil
- Living the best life after having three clients pass away
- Offering tenants the option to move out
- Not being focused on building net worth
Get in touch with Michael Dominguez:
Michael Dominguez is an award-winning sales representative, a member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, and the founder of Doors to Wealth Real Estate Group, a team of realtors focused on educating and assisting people in residential real estate.
After becoming a realtor in 2008, Michael realized the opportunities in real estate investing and bought his first investment property, proceeding to add to his portfolio for 10 consecutive years. Throughout his realtor career, he has completed over 300 investment property transactions.
When he entered real estate in 2008, Michael was drawn to people who saw real estate ownership as a vehicle for building wealth and reaching their goals. Many of his current and former clients were able to quit their full-time job, do more of what they wanted to do, and seek their passions.
As an investor realtor, Michael discovered a real passion for helping others build their wealth so they can experience the choices and financial freedom they desire.
Michael has been named Investor Realtor of the Year by the Real Estate Investment Network (REIN) twice, as well as Canadian Real Estate Magazine Investor Realtor of the Year. He was also awarded a RE/MAX Jazz Mentorship Award.
In his downtime, Michael is a die-hard Los Angeles Dodgers fan and an avid traveler who desires to have as many once-in-a-lifetime experiences as possible in his life. Currently, he and his wife own 11 two-unit dwellings in Ontario, Canada.
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