Are We Headed Toward Another 2008? Real Estate Expert Answers | J Scott

Are we headed toward another 2008?

Here today to discuss this burning question with me is none other than J Scott

J Scott has been in the real estate business for over 14 years now, and in this time, he has bought, built, flipped, sold, and held over $150 million worth of property here in the continental US. 

He is an entrepreneur, investor, advisor, author, and partner at Bar Down Investments, focusing on buying and repositioning large multifamily properties across the US. 

You may know J as the author of 5 BiggerPockets books, including Real Estate By The Numbers, The Book on Flipping Houses, The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs, and The Book on Negotiating Real Estate.

Join me and J as we discuss his journey into real estate, flipping houses, writing books, the upcoming recession, and much more!

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  • Intro (00:00)
  • How J Scott made his first dollar (01:36)
  • His journey into real estate (02:34)
  • On BiggerPockets and J’s 5 books (05:32)
  • Are we heading toward another 2008? (10:59)
  • Pain on the commercial side of real estate (28:18)
  • J’s prediction for the next 12 months (40:16)
  • Top 5 investing tips (47:28)
  • Outro (52:54)


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