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The Tax Sale Podcast - Investing in Tax Deeds & Tax Liens

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Tax Sale Investing Made Easy. A podcast hosted by Casey Denman, veteran Tax Sale Investor, author of The Tax Sale Playbook and the founder of The Tax Sale Academy that teaches you how to successfully invest in tax defaulted real estate, including tax deeds and tax liens.Casey has held an interest in… read more

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E331: Protecting Your Capital

September 8th, 2023


As investors, our primary goal should be to PROTECT our capital. In this week's Tax Sale Tip, I'm discussing how you can accomplish this goal to …

E330: Avoiding Information Overload

September 6th, 2023


The number one reason that people don't get started in the Tax Sale business: Information Overwhelm. At first glance, this is a very easy business …

E329: The Problem with OTC Investing

September 1st, 2023


Over The Counter Tax Sale investing. It’s a strategy that I’ve taught Tax Sale Academy members for well over a decade now. It’s a strategy that I (and many others) have used to create near-on-demand income. BUT, it’s …

E328: Finding The Best Market

August 29th, 2023


After 20+ years as a Tax Sale investor, I've invested in hundreds of different markets. One of the most common questions that I get is where the "best" Tax Sale market is. While the answer is going to be different based …

E327: The Pre Auction Buying Strategy

August 25th, 2023


The Tax Sale business is full of different strategies! One strategy is to obtain a Tax Sale list and leverage that (free) list as a motivated seller …

E326: The "Bad News" About Tax Sale Investing

August 21st, 2023


Occasionally, I hear from new investors with "bad news." This is the same bad news that I've been hearing for years. Unfortunately, many people come across one or two of these and immediately label the business as not …

E325 : Remove All Emotion

August 18th, 2023


In this week's Tax Sale Tip segment, I'm talking all about EMOTION. I've seen this one trait cause more major financial disasters than anything else. Learn to invest based on numbers and systems, instead of emotion, and …

E324: Tax Sale Lifestyle Business (& Avoid Burnout)

August 14th, 2023


There are ways to operate a business where you can be incredibly stressed, overworked, and burned out. There are also ways to operate a business where you can enjoy the freedom you desire while having virtually no …

E323: Remote Tax Sale Investing

August 8th, 2023


When I look back at my career, there have been two things that have grown my income as a Tax Sale investor. The first is when I decided to expand to more markets. I went from investing in one market (my hometown) to …

E322: One Property Changed My Life

July 21st, 2023


It takes one property to change your entire business. In this week's Tax Sale Tip, I discuss that one property (that I vividly remember) that changed the entire outlook I had as a Tax Sale investor. Learn how you can …

E321: 3 Things New Investors Complicate

July 19th, 2023


There's a lot more to Tax Sale investing than simply buying at one price and selling at a higher one. But it doesn't have to be overly complicated. In this week's episode of The Tax Sale Podcast, I'm discussing 3 Things …

E320: This Saved Me $10,000++

July 14th, 2023


I'll be honest, I'm not big on the networking thing. But early in my career, I learned the value of organic networking (i.e. being social). One conversation has saved me $10,000++ over the course of my career. Learn …

E319: Entering a New Market

July 11th, 2023


Early in my career, after my income reached its ceiling, I quickly learned that one of the fastest ways to grow your Tax Sale business is by expanding market areas. But, there are right and wrong ways to expand. If you …

E318: The 2 Ways to Make More $

July 6th, 2023


As a Tax Sale investor, there are plenty of strategies to make more money. But when we really take it down to the basics, there are really only TWO ways to increase our profits. This week's episode of The Tax Sale …

E317: Member Success Strategies

June 27th, 2023


There are countless ways to make money as a Tax Sale investor. Sometimes, through traditional methods and other times through more creative approaches. In this week's episode, I'm discussing a few Tax Sale Success …

E316: "Shortcuts" To Avoid

June 19th, 2023


Most new investors want the fastest possible path to success. While there are many strategies and ways to shorten this path, a lot of new investors tend to choose the WRONG shortcuts. Join us on this week's episode as …

E315: Tax Lien Low Down

June 12th, 2023


If you've ever wanted a great breakdown of The Tax Lien business with all of your questions answered, this is the episode for you. Join us today as …

E314: 1st Step to Tax Sale Success

June 9th, 2023


Over the last 12 years of training others, I've realized that the large majority of people who come across my videos fail to ever take the first step as a Tax Sale investor. It's the most important part of this or any …

E313: Investing as a Side Hustle

June 5th, 2023


Whether you're looking to add a few dollars to your bank account or if you're looking to launch your Tax Sale career on a part-time basis, this …

E312: Tax Sale Focus (The Secret Sauce)

June 2nd, 2023


In this day and age, it's extremely easy to lose focus. Should we invest in tax-defaulted real estate, crypto, eCommerce, or one of the other 10,000 …

E311: The Hidden Tax Sale Profit Stopper

May 30th, 2023


In this week's episode of The Tax Sale Podcast, I'm discussing the path that MOST new Tax Sale investors take. Unfortunately, it is probably …

E310: Lessons Learned after 20+ Years Investing

May 10th, 2023


Over the last 20+ years as a Tax Sale Investor and more than a decade training others I’ve learned countless lessons! These are all things that …

E309: When to Clear Tax Sale Titles

May 5th, 2023


Many new investors are under the assumption that you should ALWAYS clear the titles to Tax Sale Properties. In this week's Friday edition, I'm going …

E308: How to Get Better Tax Sale Deals

May 4th, 2023


Whether you're just getting started OR you're looking to take your Tax Sale business to the next level, today's episode is for you. Join us as we go over ten tips to make sure you're getting the most out of your Tax …

E307: #1 Trait for Tax Sale Success

April 28th, 2023


After working with countless new Tax Sale investors for the last decade-plus, I've come to the realization that there is ONE trait that they have or must develop IF they ever want to see Tax Sale Success. Learn exactly …

E306: My Favorite OTC Tax Deed Strategy

April 26th, 2023


On this week's episode of The Tax Sale Podcast, I'm discussing one of my all-time FAVORITE OTC Tax Deed Strategies. When you learn how to implement this you can create a near on-demand income stream for yourself! ⬇️ …

E305: Stop Buying Junk Properties

April 26th, 2023


Far too often new investors end up buying JUNK properties at Tax Sales. In this episode, I'm discussing a few different types of properties that you want to immediately avoid when you come across them during your …

E304: Avoid Tax Sale Info Overload

April 19th, 2023


The Tax Sale business is simple at its core, but all of the little details can quickly cause new investors to become overwhelmed. The result is often …

E303: Tax Sale Speed Wins

April 14th, 2023


If you want to reach your financial goals through Tax Sale investing today’s quick tip is one that should ALWAYS be in the back of your mind. …

E302: The Worst Tax Sale Advice I've Heard

April 12th, 2023


Today I'm discussing some of the HORRIBLE Tax Sale advice I've heard over the years! Unfortunately, well-intentioned but wrong advice when it comes …

E301: One Simple "Secret" To Tax Sale Success

April 7th, 2023


In this week's Friday edition of The Tax Sale Podcast, I discuss the simplest "secret" you've probably ever heard! Yet, this one thing has contributed to more growth in my Tax Sale business than everything else I've …

E300: What The Successful Investors All Do

April 5th, 2023


If you’re new to this business, you’ll take one of two paths: Success or Failure. For many years now, I’ve seen these different paths taken by thousands of brand-new tax sale investors. In today’s episode of The Tax …

E299: The Most Expensive Tax

March 31st, 2023


Everyone is always worried about the taxes placed by the government. But the most expensive tax that we face as investors is NOT sales tax, property tax, or even income tax (regardless of your tax bracket!). The most …

E298: Best Approach to Research

March 29th, 2023


Research is the most important ingredient in a Tax Sale investment. In this week's podcast episode, I discuss the best two approaches someone can take when researching Tax Sale properties. If you apply these to every …

E297: The Levels of Tax Sale Investing

March 24th, 2023


Early in my career when I thought I was a “big shot” I quickly learned that there are levels to the business. All types of people, with all sorts of net worth figures, can invest. In this week’s quick tip, I illustrate …

E296: What New Investors Often Overlook

March 21st, 2023


Over the years I've learned that nearly all new Tax Sale investors overlook 5 incredibly important things when they just get into this business. Overlooking any one of these can cause your Tax Sale business to fail! …

E295: Lightning Fast Research

March 13th, 2023


If you’ve followed this podcast for any period of time, you know just how important accurate research is.   But, just as important, is learning how …

E294: 20 Ways to Fail (Guaranteed)

March 6th, 2023


Over the years I've seen just about every way someone can fail as a Tax  Sale Investor.  In this week's podcast episode, I go over 20 ways that guarantee you'll eventually fail in this business.  If you're looking for …

E293: Right Thing; Wrong Effort

March 3rd, 2023


I'm constantly approached by new Tax Sale investors that are frustrated with their lack of immediate results.  In this week's Friday episode, I'll …

E292: Feeling Stuck & How to Overcome It

February 28th, 2023


It's not uncommon for new Tax Sale investors to feel stuck or  frustrated.  In this week's podcast episode, I outline some of my  suggestions to …

E291: Ultimate Tax Sale Success

February 24th, 2023


"Success."  This word means something different to everyone. In this week's Friday episode we dive into what it could mean to you, and most …

E290: 3 Skills That 10x'ed My Tax Sale Income

February 20th, 2023


When I look back at my career I realized I hit a number of major sticking points in terms of income.  I worked past each one of these, but there were specific skills I developed that took me to the next level.  In this …

E289: How I Make Hard Tasks "Easier"

February 17th, 2023


In business, life AND Tax Sale Investing we're going to come across extremely difficult challenges.  For years, these challenges would cause havoc on …

E288: Tax Sale Investing with $1,000 or Less

February 13th, 2023


Is it even possible to start investing if you have $1,000 or less?  The answer is YES!  If you're starting with $1,000 or less, today's episode was made especially for YOU!  Whether you're just beginning or you're on a …

E287: How to Correctly Invest in a New Area

February 8th, 2023


As a Tax Sale investor if you continually invest in one area, you're  eventually going to cap your potential income.  I'm a strong believer in  expanding market areas when it makes sense.  But it's incredibly  important …

E286: What I Wish I Did Sooner (3 Major Things)

January 26th, 2023


When I take a look in the rearview mirror of life, I see my 20+ year Tax Sale Career.  While I'm obviously happy with how it turned out, there are …

E285: How to Eliminate ALL Tax Sale Risks

January 20th, 2023


As investors, a large part of our job is to learn how to properly mitigate risk.  Sure, there is risk involved with everything.  But as you'll find …

E284: Hidden Tax Sale Money Makers

January 12th, 2023


When everyone tries to do the same thing, we usually find our income diluted - it's the ones who utilize different strategies that are often the most …

E283: Beating Common Tax Sale Hurdles

December 26th, 2022


Every day we face some sort of challenges - in life, business and even as a Tax Sale Investor.  How we handle these challenges often means the difference between obtaining the success we desire and watching our dreams …

E282: The Tax Sale IT Factor

December 20th, 2022


On today’s episode I’m going to discuss something that most of the educational space avoids. I hate to break the news, but the truth is  that regardless of how much you train and how much you learn, there is  still a …

E281: Designing an Easy Tax Sale Business

December 13th, 2022


The goal of any business should never be to create something you hate.  As a Tax Sale investor our goal should be to make every hour we invest in our …

E280: How to Avoid Overly Competitive Markets

December 10th, 2022


The fact is that some auctions are just ultra competitive. Finding this out the hard way involves hours of research, followed by watching property …

E279: Leveraging Tax Sale Overages

December 8th, 2022


Tax Sale Overages (Surplus Funds/Excess Proceeds).  This has been the topic of many of my conversations over the years.  Join us in today’s episode to learn my opinion on Tax Sale Overages as a business and how to …

E278: Shiny Object Syndrome (SOS)

December 2nd, 2022


It's easy to quickly determine who will and who won't be successful.  Take one look at a person's focus and attention to the task at hand and you'll …

E277: How to Save Time as a Tax Sale Investor

December 1st, 2022


Time. It's our most valuable resource, yet so many people tend to waste  it.  In today's episode we'll discuss how to get the most out of your  time spent in the Tax Sale business. This is a great episode for those …

E276: Speed Up Tax Sale Success

November 22nd, 2022


If you're looking to shorten the gap from where you currently are as a Tax Sale investor to where you want to be, this is the episode for you.  Join us as we discuss five ways to speed up your path to Tax Sale success! …

E275: The Importance of Title Searches

November 10th, 2022


An accurate title search is often an overlooked, but crucial part of the  Tax Sale investment process. In today’s episode we’ll discuss exactly  what a title search is, what we’re looking for, how it impacts up and  how …

E274: How to Filter Out the Best Properties Fast

October 6th, 2022


Research is everything in the Tax Sale business.  But researching an  entire tax sale list is time consuming without the right approach.  With  a little strategy, it's easy to efficiently work your way through the  list …

E273: Fully Remote Tax Sale Investing - Real or Scam?

September 22nd, 2022


Fully remote Tax Sale Investing . . . in a perfect world, we can sit  behind our computer or laptop from wherever we want and profit from tax …

E272: Tax Sales in a Downturn

September 14th, 2022


It happens every single time the market changes. My DMs and email inbox gets flooded with questions related to the market changes and their impact on tax sale investing.  As someone who’s been in this business through a …

E271: 4 Ways to Increase Tax Sale Profitability

July 20th, 2022


Want to increase your profitability as a tax sale investor?  I've got  FOUR ways you can do exactly that in today's episode.  Now, it you're  looking for "easy" it doesn't exist.  BUT . . . if you're willing to put in a …

E270: 2 Big Mistakes New Tax Sale Investors Make

June 29th, 2022


My email inbox and DMs are filled every day with questions from new tax sale investors.  And I LOVE IT! Unfortunately, however, a lot of these …

E269: Vacant Land at Tax Sales. "The Why"

June 1st, 2022


To many new investors, vacant land is one of the most misunderstood and  overlooked opportunities.  In this episode, we'll be discussing why  exactly vacant land can make such a great investment and we'll be  addressing …

E268: Solutions to Tax Sale "Issues" & Complaints

May 10th, 2022


As the Tax Sale Guy,  I hear "but" all the time.  But . . . what about  this or what about that?  Often times these are business related  questions …

E267: When to Clear Tax Sale Titles

May 4th, 2022


So you've bought a Tax Sale Property.  Now it's time to deal with title  clouds.  Should you perform a Suit to Quiet Title, Tax Foreclosure …

E266: Tax Sale Investing? Here's What to Expect.

April 26th, 2022


Anytime you enter a new business or venture you'll face some unexpected issues. Sometimes these issues are big enough that they can derail your entire plan.  I've seen countless people dive head first into the tax sale …

E265: 5 Ways to Grow Your Tax Sale Business (& Income)

April 14th, 2022


Every investor will face it sooner or later.  Their income will cap out.  It happened to me around year two in the business.  No matter how hard I …

E264: Confidence for New Tax Sale Investors

November 23rd, 2021


I remember walking into my first tax sale full of nerves and anxiousness.  I had zero confidence, but somehow still managed to drag  myself there and …

E263: Tax Sale Research Tricks

November 4th, 2021


For new investors, researching tax defaulted real estate can be a lengthy and grueling process.  Fortunately this process becomes much more …

E262: Common Rookie Tax Sale Mistakes

October 20th, 2021


Before anyone sees success in anything, they start out as a Rookie.  Unfortunately, in the Tax Sale business the rookies are the ones who make the largest share of the of the mistakes.  In today's episode we'll dive …

E261: Top 25 Tax Sale Questions

October 7th, 2021


This week we’re answering the top 25 questions that I receive about the  Tax Sale business.  Every single day I get lots of questions (please,  keep them coming), but what I’ve realized is many of these questions are …

E260: Selling Tax Sale Properties: DIY or Realtor?

September 22nd, 2021


The internet provides a number of useful tools for those looking to sell their own properties.  But a good Realtor can make your life much easier! …

E259: Multiple Income Streams w/ Tax Sales

September 9th, 2021


Everyone knows that a huge secret to financial freedom is having multiple income streams.  What many tax sale investors don't know, however, is that …

E258: Quiet Title vs. Foreclosure Certification

August 25th, 2021


The two most popular methods of curing tax sale titles are a Suit to Quiet Title and a Tax Foreclosure Certification.  In today’s episode was compare …

E257: Path to Long Term Tax Sale Success

August 11th, 2021


When you enter the Tax Sale business, building a long term successful  and sustainable business should be the goal - this is far from a "get  rich …

E256: Remote Tax Sale Investing

July 26th, 2021


So many investors are attracted to Remote Tax Sale Investing . . . and for good reason!  It's definitely the future of this business, but unlike some …

E255: Last Minute Preperation

July 12th, 2021


In the tax sale business one simple mistake can cause a tremendous  amount of frustration or worse . . . a lot of money. Before every  auction I'll go through a specific process that helps me to make sure  I'm not …

E254: The New Way of Selling

July 5th, 2021


Having been in real estate for nearly two decades, I've definitely seen the marketing and selling methods change over the years.  Yet . . . there is more to come.  In today's episode I'll be discussing a few strategies …

E253: Choosing Your Buyers?!

June 28th, 2021


Running an investment business doesn't mean that we should be forced to deal with people we don't want to.  Instead, we should get to the point where …

E252: Understanding Deeds

June 21st, 2021


Deed: The very instrument that is necessary to buy and sell real estate. Deeds are often overlooked, misunderstood and misused.  In today's episode we'll take a deep dive into the different types of deeds AND how to …

E251: Baby Steps of Tax Sale Investing

June 14th, 2021


Having the foundational knowledge as a tax sale investor is crucial for long term success AND to avoid costly issues.  The biggest mistakes I see made are from those "investors" who tend to skip the baby steps.  Learn …

E250: How to Find & Choose a Tax Sale Mentor

June 7th, 2021


Having a good mentor is an incredible way to shortcut your path to success as a tax sale investor.  In today's podcast episode we'll discuss the …

E249: Don't Overlook Vacant Land

June 1st, 2021


We've all been trained that real estate investing is taking a single  family home, fixing it up and then selling it for big profits.  While  you can certainly do that, it's important not to get so fixated on that  one …

E248: Learning From Other Investors

May 20th, 2021


Early in my career I knew the value of learning from others.  In today’s episode, I’ll show you how YOU can find and learn from the most successful …

E247: How EVERY State is Different!

April 29th, 2021


I've been fortunate to have experience in the tax sale business throughout many different states. And one thing I can tell you for sure  . . . EVERY single state is different! In today's episode we'll be discussing the …

E246: Tax Sale Titles, The Hidden Deal Killer?

April 22nd, 2021


For many new tax sale investors, the hidden trap comes AFTER their purchase.  In fact, it usually comes just when they think they’re about to cash in . . . Title Issues.  In today’s episode we’ll be discussing the A to …

E245: Profiting from HOA Lots

April 15th, 2021


At times you'll come across a Tax Sale List with dozens or even hundreds of properties in one subdivision - and every single lot will come with  some hefty HOA fees.  These fees typically reduce or eliminate the …

E244: 5 Things You Must Know

April 9th, 2021


Investing is one of those things that is easily to glamorize. The allure of making money when we want is often too strong to really understand what …

E243: Designing Your Tax Sale Business

April 1st, 2021


So many new investors begin their quest for success with such grand  visions, but soon find that they have done nothing but create an  unfulfilling …

E242: Traits of Successful Tax Sale Investments

March 17th, 2021


This week I took a look back at a few of my most successful tax sale investments over the last 18 years.  Join us as we discuss some of the common …

E241: Tax Sale Success Hacks

March 11th, 2021


I’m often asked some of the keys to successfully investing in tax  defaulted real estate. In today’s episode I put together a number of Tax  Sale …

E240: Honest Comparison - Deeds, Liens & Overages

February 24th, 2021


Understanding the various investment opportunities is half the battle.  The other half is understanding which one works best for YOU.  In today’s episode we’ll compare tax liens, tax deeds and overages to help you …

E239: How to Avoid Tax DEED Pitfalls

February 17th, 2021


Investing in tax deeds can be an incredible way to acquire real estate below market!  BUT . . . like every business and investment there are some pitfalls. In today's episode we'll be discussing tax deed investing …

E238: Avoiding Tax LIEN Pitfalls

February 9th, 2021


Investing in tax liens can be an incredible way to earn above market  interest rates backed by real estate.  When done correctly you'll either  be returned your money PLUS interest OR you'll become the owner of the …

E237: "Worthless" Properties

February 2nd, 2021


If you've researched a tax sale list then you've likely seen plenty of worthless properties.  In today's episode we'll take a look at three common types of seemingly worthless properties, we'll discuss the reasons they …

E236: Competition in a HOT Market

January 25th, 2021


Competition is always going to be a concern for some investors.  And the hotter the market is, the more competition there is . . . in many cases. In today’s episode we’ll discuss how to deal with competition at tax …

E235: TOO Far Outside The Box

January 23rd, 2021


I'm a huge advocate for thinking outside the box.  In fact, I think to have long term sustainable success you MUST think outside the box in some aspect of your business.  But, can you think TOO far outside the box? …

E234: Auctions or OTC?

January 18th, 2021


The tax sale business provides us with many different avenues we can  invest through.  The most popular is through a traditional tax sale  auction, …

E233: Tax Sale Investing . . . Is Like an Onion?

January 15th, 2021


The tax sale business is a multi-dimensional business with many different layers.  When we compare it to the layers of an onion, we soon realize that …

E232: Tax Sale Due Diligence - The "Simple" & Detailed Versions

January 11th, 2021


As a tax sale investor one of the most important things we do is our due  diligence.  Due diligence is the act of insuring something meets our  expectations prior to investing.  As you’ll learn the exact type of due …

E231: Over Simplify vs. Over Complicate

January 8th, 2021


I often see three different types of new investors: Those who over simplify the business, those who over complicate the business and the minority who have an accurate understanding of the business.  In today's episode …

E230: 5 Common Tax Sale Myths

January 5th, 2021


There are a number of myths about the tax sale business that constantly  float around.  The problem is that while they are in fact inaccurate,  they all contain small pieces of truth to them which makes it confusing …

E229: The Proper Way to Use Zillow

January 1st, 2021


Zillow has gained plenty of traction in recent years and many people LOVE it.  Unfortunately, there are plenty of people in real estate that HATE it.  Whether you love it or hate it, there is a proper way to use it!  In …

E228: 5 Tips to Start 2021 The Right Way

December 28th, 2020


If I could sum up the 5 strategies to Tax Sale Success this is it.  If  you work on implementing these five things into your business on a  continual …

E227: Top 10 Tax Sale Questions

December 22nd, 2020


In this week’s podcast episode, we’ll take a look back into 2020 as we answer the ten most frequently asked questions we received!   

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E226: Do This Daily.

December 19th, 2020


If you want to be successful in this business there is one simple task that you should be doing DAILY.  Doing this will allow you to self-insure …

E225: Online vs. In Person

December 14th, 2020


Today we’ll be discussing both online tax sales and in person tax sales.  We’ll go over the advantages and disadvantages of each one, and then we’ll discuss the factors that you must consider when choosing which route …

E224: Checklists. A Success Guarantee?

December 11th, 2020


In today's episode we'll be discussing the importance of utilizing checklists in your tax sale business.  As you'll discover, this simple yet highly …

E223: Tax Sales & Title Searches

December 7th, 2020


Title searches are one of the more complex matters when it comes to tax  sale investing.  But, what are they?  Are they really necessary even necessary? In today’s episode we’ll break down exactly what a title search …

E222: Small Profits at Large Scale

December 4th, 2020


On this week's Friday episode I'm sharing an investing method that is far from main stream.  We'll be discussing how you can strategically purchase inexpensive real estate that you can sell quickly and at scale . . . IF …

E221: The 2 Selling Styles for Tax Deeds

November 30th, 2020


Selling a tax deed property is not quite as easy as selling a typical piece of real estate. It takes strategy and preparation.  In today’s episode we’ll discuss the two different selling styles, as well as the …

E220: Tax Sale Tips for the Holiday Season

November 27th, 2020


The holiday season is here and it can bring some unique challenges to the tax sale business.  In today's Friday episode I'll be discussing a few tips …

E219: Top Ten Research Time Savers

November 23rd, 2020


Tax Sale research is the most crucial part of your business.  It’s the one part of the business that has a direct impact on whether you’ll succeed or fail.  But it takes time, especially if you’re just starting out.  In …

E218: Is "Solopreneur" Success Possible?

November 20th, 2020


Many people believe that without a large staff, success isn't achievable.  And if it is, it's not sustainable.  As someone who has managed a large …

E217: When Tax Sale Investing Doesn't Work

November 16th, 2020


Whether you’re a brand new investor or an experienced veteran, at some point your approach will simply stop working the way you feel it should.  In …

E216: Tax Sale "Experience" & How to Leverage What You Have

November 13th, 2020


On today's Friday edition, I'm here to help you reshape the way you view your tax sale experience.  Most people look towards the finish line without realizing all of the experience they've produced while on the way …

E215: Overcoming Fear of Investing

November 9th, 2020


Most investors are attracted to the tax sale business because of the potential of the positive outcome.  Unfortunately, a lot of these same investors have such a fear of investing that they never even get started on the …

E214: How I Guarantee My Success

November 6th, 2020


On today's Friday episode I'll be discussing the three factors that I look for in every single property I buy.  When a property meets each one of these criteria, I'll not only buy it but I can also guarantee that it'll …

E213: Five Strategies to AVOID (at all costs)

November 2nd, 2020


A well executed strategy is necessary for every single investment you’ll make.  BUT . . . I often seen new investors attempt to use strategies that simply won’t work.  In today’s episode I’ll discuss five of the most …

E212: Auction Fever & The Only Way to Avoid It

October 30th, 2020


You've taken the time to learn about the business.  You've researched  properties. You've chosen the ones you want to bid on.  Then you attend  the auction . . . and your entire plan goes up in smoke!  Auction Fever  is …

E211: 5 Ways to DESTROY Your Business (+ how to avoid)

October 26th, 2020


Over the years, I've seen a lot of tax sale investors completely destroy their businesses.  The unfortunate truth is that 99.99% of the time the issues that caused them to fail can be avoided.  In today's episode we'll …

E210: Routines. The Good and The Bad.

October 24th, 2020


Many investors find themselves in some sort of routines in their business and even their daily lives.  Routines are certainly necessary in some …

E209: Creating Your Tax Sale Bid Sheets

October 19th, 2020


A HUGE tool in my tax sale business are my bid sheets.  Researching properties and preparing for tax sales are one thing, but once your "in the …

E208: Building Your Tax Sale Toolbox

October 16th, 2020


Every business has their own set of tools.  As a tax sale investor, you should have a well stocked toolbox at all times.  In today's Friday episode …

E207: Buying Houses at Tax Sales

October 12th, 2020


In this week's episode of The Tax Sale Podcast we'll be discussing some of the things to watch out for when buying houses at tax sale auctions. As you'll soon see, buying a house at a tax sale is unlike any experience …

E206: Want Success? Develop THIS!

October 9th, 2020


Tax Sale Investing is not a business where you can just followup a script or a to-do list and see success.  Everything is different from one day to …

E205: Ten Tips for Online Tax Sales

October 5th, 2020


In this week’s episode we’re diving into the world of online tax sales!  We’ll be discussing my Ten Tips for Online Tax Sales to help you succeed in …

E204: Ethics, Greed & "Win - Win"

October 2nd, 2020


In today's Friday edition, we'll be discussing the single question that I ask myself every single time I'm dealing with a buyer. This question aligns my ethical beliefs with my actions and insures that my business …

E203: Dealing With Risk

September 28th, 2020


One of the major concerns of any investor are the risks attached to that  investment.  In today's episode of The Tax Sale Podcast, we'll provide  the Five Key Components of managing this risk.  If an investment doesn't …

E202: Uneducated Decisions

September 25th, 2020


On today's Friday edition I'm discussing my analysis after reviewing TEN different messages I've received recently about mistakes new investors have made.  This is an episode unlike any other and my hope is that you …

E201: Overlooked Money Makers

September 21st, 2020


The obvious money makers are also the popular money makers.  Because of this the competition is often increased and the margins are decreased.  In …

E200: Don't Force It!

September 18th, 2020


On today's Friday edition, I'm discussing something that has a HUGE negative impact on so many new investors: Forcing Investments.  The issue is that many new investors subconsciously force themselves into making an …

E199: 3 HUGE Mistakes I Made

September 14th, 2020


I’m a HUGE fan of learning from your mistakes to become a more  knowledgeable, skilled and successful investor in the long run.  I’m  also a huge fan …

E198: Micro Mentors & How They Can Help

September 11th, 2020


The entire idea of mentorships is rapidly changing.  When I first got into business, having a mentor meant you would shadow that person for months on …

E197: Tax Sales are Different!

September 7th, 2020


A common issue that many investors struggle with is the transition from  "normal" real estate to tax sale real estate.  In today's episode, we'll  be discussing the importance of understand how you MUST approach tax …

E196: County Cheat Sheets (Save Time, Increase Income)

September 4th, 2020


In today’s Friday episode, I’ll be going over one of the extremely helpful tools that I’ve created over the years: My County Cheat Sheet.  By …

E195: Choosing the PERFECT Property

August 31st, 2020


Many investors get overwhelmed with the selection of properties on tax sale lists.  Some counties can have hundreds of properties to choose from. …

E194: When Does the Learning End?

August 28th, 2020


Early this week my six year old started first grade.  The conversation we had the night before he went back to school is one that I hope he never …

E193: Making Tax Sale Investing Easier

August 24th, 2020


On today’s podcast episode, we’ll be discussing how YOU can make your tax sale business operate as easy as possible.  A common issue new investors come across is that after their surface level research of the business, …

E192: Efforts vs. Rewards

August 21st, 2020


On today's Friday episode I'm discussing one of the most important aspects to operating a successful tax sale business and ultimately a much happier …

E191: Tax Sale Trends During COVID-19 and Beyond

August 17th, 2020


In April I recorded a video on my thoughts on how the initial outbreak of COVID-19 would impact the tax sale business.  In today's podcast  episode …

E190: Play Offense

August 14th, 2020


In today's episode I'll be discussing something that I've been reflecting on a lot in my personal life that I'm certain will help many listeners.  In our lives and our tax sale business, it's easy to become complacent …

E189: Your First Steps

August 10th, 2020


If you've just learned about tax sale investing, you're probably curious  about how exactly you should get started.  In today's podcast episode  I'll …

E188: Are Tax Sales Too Crowded?

July 31st, 2020


In this week's Friday episode we'll be addressing a common concern among brand new investors:  Is there room for you too?  We'll discuss the reason that this business has plenty of space for YOU as well as a few of the …

E187: Long Distance Investing Tips

July 27th, 2020


Investing out of area is a great way to expand your tax sale business and grow your revenues. As we've discussed before there are correct and incorrect ways to begin this process.  In today's podcast episode, we'll be …

E186: How to Structure Partnerships

July 24th, 2020


After going through many successful and unsuccessful partnerships and watching others around me face similar challenges, I started to change the way …

E185: Tax Sale Red Flag Properties

July 20th, 2020


This week we'll be discussing ten RED FLAGS when it comes to tax sale properties. It's important to keep these red flags in the back of your mind as you begin researching tax sale properties.  When you spot them, just …

E184: Sponges Make Money

July 17th, 2020


Some investors tend to focus on the shortest route from A to Z.  Their only goal is to make money.  While this approach might work some of the time, the investor is missing out on all sorts of long term money if they …

E183: Using VISA For Tax Sale Investing? (+ Hacks)

July 13th, 2020


If you're short on capital, one way to get started as a tax sale investor is by partnering with your friends at Visa or Mastercard.  Myself and many of my academy members have used their credit cards at one point or …

E182: Strategies Change. Concepts Don't.

July 10th, 2020


Over the years I've seen countless shiny new investment ideas get promoted and eventually fall by the wayside.  Investing through the delinquent tax …

E181: How to Get Home Run Deals

July 6th, 2020


On this episode we'll be discussing a few of the strategies I've used over the years to set myself up so I'm ready to take advantage of the home run deals.  If you apply these steps to your tax sale business you'll …

E180: Great Strategies are Everywhere

July 3rd, 2020


In our Friday edition we'll be discussing strategies.  Too many investors get into this business with too simplistic of a strategy . . . they want to do what everyone else seems to be doing.  Their strategy is to "make …

E179: Why I Like OTC Investing

June 29th, 2020


Over The Counter tax sale investing is a niche inside of a niche.  It's a way to buy tax defaulted real estate without bidding, directly "Over The …

E178: Margins Mitigate Mistakes Made

June 26th, 2020


In this week's Friday edition we'll be discussing how to properly structure your desired margins.  These margins are not only important to make sure you get paid for the time you'll have invested in the property, but …

E177: My 3 Favorite Deals

June 22nd, 2020


In our weekly podcast, I'll dig back through the 1,000+ properties I've been involved with to find my Three Favorite Deals of all time. Each one of …

E176: Move Forward Nonstop

June 19th, 2020


In this Friday edition, we'll discuss one of the most important elements of success.  Nonstop forward progress in everything related to tax sales.  As you'll learn, it's easy to slow down and become stagnant as a tax …

E175: The Framework for Online Investing

June 15th, 2020


In this week's podcast episode, we'll be discussing how you can invest  in tax defaulted real estate online. We'll go over the primary  fundamentals …

E174: How to Remove Self Doubt as an Investor

June 12th, 2020


At some point in your tax sale career, you'll ask yourself "Is this business for me?"  or "Can I really be successful?"  This self doubt is the fast …

E173: Finding Your Niche

June 8th, 2020


"The Riches are in the Niches."  Corny, but true.  In this week's tax sale podcast we'll be discussing the importance of having a niche and how to find the niche that suits you best.  This is a fantastic episode for …

E172: The Vets Leave Clues

June 5th, 2020


In our Friday edition we'll be discussing Tax Sale Veterans.  Once you start looking, you'll quickly realize that the successful tax sale investors …

E171: Tax Liens with HIGHEST Redemption Rates

June 1st, 2020


In last week's podcast episode, we discussed the tax liens that have the lowest redemption rates which could increase your odds of becoming the owner …

E170: The 3 Lousy Excuses & How to Overcome Them

May 29th, 2020


On today's Friday episode I'll be addressing the Three Lousy Excuses that I routinely hear when it comes to those who want, but haven't year started in this business.  I've been hearing these same excuses for years now …

E169: Tax Liens with Lowest Redemption Rates

May 25th, 2020


If you're looking to buy a tax lien as a way to get the property, there are no guarantees the lien won't be redeemed.  But in this week's podcast episode we'll be discussing the tax liens that have the lowest redemption …

E168: Risk. Is it Optional?

May 22nd, 2020


Risk is the four letter word that constantly pops up in every single investment we make.  But, is that risk optional?  Or will it always be there in this business?  Mixed in among much of the work I do through my …

E167: My Preauction Process

May 18th, 2020


On today's podcast, we'll be discussing My Preauction Process.  I'll walk you through the process that I've perfected after close to two decades in this business.  We'll go from determining the areas that I invest to …

E166: When To Get Help

May 15th, 2020


On today's Friday edition, we'll discuss when it's time to get help.  At some point in your career the smartest decision you'll ever make is to get help.  And there are a number of ways we can apply this, but more often …

E165: Best Price Point to Buy

May 11th, 2020


Big deals, little deals, in between deals . . . which is best?  In  today's podcast we'll talk about the ideal price point and the variables  to take into account to make the best decision for your tax sale  business.  

E164: Go With Your Gut

May 8th, 2020


There's been countless times in my career where I've simply "gone with my gut feeling" and ended up doing quite well OR avoiding disaster.  As you'll learn about in today's Friday edition there are ways to develop the …

E163: How to Save Big Money

May 4th, 2020


On this episode of The Tax Sale Podcast, we'll discuss a few ways that  you can save THOUSANDS of dollars (OR MORE!!!) every single year in your  tax …

E162: Put Pride Aside (& Make More $)

May 1st, 2020


As an investor and an entrepreneur, it's easy to let your pride get in the way.  It took me too long to realize, but the moment I became too prideful …

E161: The 3 Things I Would've Changed When Starting

April 27th, 2020


As I look back at my tax sale career I've had a lot of successes and a lot of failures.  They say that hindsight is 20/20.  When I look back at my …

E160: Life Tip . . . Don't Get Sued.

April 24th, 2020


One of the most overlooked aspects of this business is liability.  Owning real estate comes with responsibility.  If you fail handle this responsibility properly, you'll get sued.  And just because you might not be …

E159: How to Hire Help

April 20th, 2020


There comes a point in your business where you just need help to make it  run more profitably, more efficiently or to just eliminate some of the  stress and pressures of life.  But, hiring help often comes with a much …

E158: Value > Price

April 17th, 2020


Far too often investors tend to focus on the wrong thing. Price.  They are so concerned with exactly how much something should cost them that they …

E157: My Favorite Type of Tax Sale Property (+ Why)

April 13th, 2020


Over the years I've seen billions of dollars worth of real estate sold  through tax sales.  If it has a tax bill, then I've seen it sold through  a …

E156: Just Get In The Ballpark

April 10th, 2020


On today's Friday edition, we're touching on valuations once more.  We discussed the actual valuation process last week.  If you perfect that process, your business will run much more efficiently.  With that said, it …

Coronavirus & Tax Sale Investing: My Most Important Episode Ever?

April 6th, 2020


Over the last couple of weeks I have received countless questions about the Coronavirus and it's impact on the Tax Sale industry.  There is …

E154: Goal: Succeed. Then Grow.

April 3rd, 2020


On today's Friday edition, we're going to discuss the simplified two-step process for tax sale success.  We'll discuss this principle and why it …

E153: How to Value Tax Sale Properties

March 30th, 2020


Valuing real estate is an extremely important skill for tax sale investors.  It can also be a rather complicated skill to learn. In today's podcast episode we break it down into the major steps and discuss the proper …

E152: Do It YOUR way. Please.

March 27th, 2020


I’m all for modeling after others.  I’m all for leveraging the experiences others have had to shorten your learning curve.  I’m all for your success. BUT . . . I’m not for copying someone exactly.  The truth is that you …

E151: The "Perfect" Tax Sale Investor

March 23rd, 2020


In today’s podcast episode we provide our description and the traits of the perfect tax sale investor.  We also go into detail on how you can work on being the best investor possible and why it’ll help you make …

E150: Beliefs Shape Results & How Mine Cost ME Thousands

March 20th, 2020


The moment someone emails me I can usually predict with about 90% certainty whether or not they’ll be successful as a tax sale investor.  In this …

E149: Vets Vs. Newbies (& How YOU Can Profit)

March 16th, 2020


Everyone starts out as a newbie.  The difference between the newbies who see success and those who don’t are often their ability to shorten the learning curve.  In today’s podcast episode, we’ll compare new investors to …

E148: Don't Get Frustrated, Get Curious

March 13th, 2020


As any business owner will tell you, frustration will come with the territory.  This is especially true of tax sale investors throughout all aspects of this business.  But, if you learn how to harness that frustration …

E147: The Digital Tax Sale Investor

March 9th, 2020


Since I started in this business in the early 2000s, it has completely changed.  The days of in person only auctions, trips to the county offices for research and the inability to invest remotely are quickly becoming a …

E146: Is Your Strategy Lousy?

March 6th, 2020


Two new investors who start at the same time and both have zero experience can experience completely different results - one could be incredibly …

E145: Investor or Marketer?

March 2nd, 2020


We so often prepare for the obvious aspects of tax sale investing: laws,  research & due diligence, lists, auctions . . . the list goes on  and on.  But many investors fail when it comes to maximizing their …

E144: Positioning For Tax Sale Success

February 28th, 2020


Moving from where you are right now to where you want to go is too often oversimplified.  There are many steps that must be taken to get you from …

E143: Best First Tax Sale Property - What to Look For

February 24th, 2020


So you've invested the time to learn about this business, you've researched the tax sale list and you're ready to choose your first property.  In today's podcast episode we'll be discussing the ideal characteristics …

E142: Opportunity Costs

February 21st, 2020


There are many different ways to determine if an investment will be or was successful.  Far too often, however, investors tend to leave out one of …

E141: Preplanned Exit Strategies

February 17th, 2020


There are three different types of exit strategies for tax sale investors and each come with their own typical profit making potential or lack thereof.  The incredible thing about this business, when  strategized …

E140: Ready. Fire. Aim.

February 14th, 2020


Believe it or not, these three simple words are the difference between success and failure in this business.  In this Friday edition we’ll be discussing this incredibly simple concept and why you MUST apply it to …

E139: Easiest Path to Tax Sale Success

February 10th, 2020


In today’s episode we’re discussing the easiest way to tax sale success.   Investing in tax defaulted real estate can be an easy business if you …

E138: You Can't Control . . .

February 7th, 2020


I'm a firm believer in taking responsibility for everything around your business.  I even did a podcast episode titled "It's All Your Fault" which is …

E137: Funding Ideas for Broke Tax Sale Investors

February 3rd, 2020


A lot of new investors want to get started but lack the capital  required.  While capital is required there are a number of different  ways to come up with this capital.  In today's podcast, we'll share  three different …

E136: How and Why To Get "In The Action" (even w/o Money)

January 31st, 2020


Tax Sale investing requires knowledge, strategy and effort. Those are the three main ingredients to success in this business.  But there is one extra ingredient that we can call the secret sauce when you're getting …

E135: New Investor? Here's Exactly How to Learn!

January 27th, 2020


Every experienced investor will tell you that there is a lot to tax sale investing.  When you’re first getting started you might even become overwhelmed with information and not know where to start.  In today’s podcast …

E134: The Government Guarantee (Both Myth & Truth)

January 24th, 2020


If you've been in this business long enough, you've probably heard someone say "it's guaranteed by the government."  In today's Friday edition, I'll teach you how it's both true and false at the same time.  Then I'll …

E133: What My Successful Students All Have In Common

January 20th, 2020


Over the years I've analyzed each of the success stories I've received.   I've made mental notes of the common traits amongst these students. In  today's special episode, I'll discuss these five commonalities and how …

E132: Tax Sale Discipline = Freedom

January 17th, 2020


As a tax sale investor you're required to be disciplined throughout this business.  In today's Friday episode we'll discuss a few of these …

E132: Why New Investors Fail - Avoid These 3 Causes

January 13th, 2020


I've had the misfortune of becoming the "go-to" go when someone screws  up.  Instead of coming to be originally, they come to me AFTER they have …

E131: Gambling or Investing?

January 10th, 2020


When you're buying tax sale properties are you really investing or are you just gambling?  The answer is likely divided 50/50 depending on which auction you're at.  In today's video we discuss both of these and provide …

E130: How to Start

January 6th, 2020


Today we’re going back to the basics.  We’ll the Five Step process to  starting.  Whether you are a brand new investor or a seasoned veteran,  this is a great episode that lays out the groundwork and the process …

E129: Putting Yourself on a Timeline

January 3rd, 2020


They say that a goal without a timeline is just a dream.  I'm a firm believer in creating goals with timelines.  In fact, I write down my goals and the timelines for those goals on a daily basis (yes, every single day). …

E128: Planning For Your Tax Sale Future

December 30th, 2019


It’s a time for new goals and new dreams as we dive into the New Year.   While we can hope for all of these things, nothing will change unless we  have a specific plan laid out.  In today’s episode, we detail the three …

E127: Sprinting To a Result (Coaching Call Recap)

December 27th, 2019


In today's Friday episode I tell the story of a member who joined The Tax Sale Academy and then immediately scheduled a coaching call.  While her …

E126: Slow Season Hacks

December 23rd, 2019


This time of the year can often be considered the “slow season” for tax  sale investors.  But in today’s episode I outline five different hacks  that …

E125: How to Handle Challenges

December 20th, 2019


If you haven't yet faced a challenge in your tax sale business, you either aren't trying heard enough or you haven't been around long enough.  You will undoubtedly face a challenge sooner or later.  Regardless if it's a …

E124: The Truth About Money & Tax Sales

December 16th, 2019


I’m frequently asked how much money someone would realistically need to  get started in this business.  In today’s podcast episode I break down  this …

E123: Auctioneer: "Know What You're Bidding On!"

December 13th, 2019


Many tax sale auctioneers approach it as "just part of the job."  Every now and then they might smile or even tell a joke.  Occasionally, though, you'll come across an auctioneer that has quite a personality.  In …

E122: It's The Law!

December 9th, 2019


Maybe it was the days of watching “Cops” reruns when I as a kid, or a  few minor mishaps I’ve had as an investor, but whatever the case I’ve  never …

E121: Don't Ignore Writeoffs

December 6th, 2019


When I first started in business my sole focus was on making money.  That's it.  I was so ingrained in this aspect of the business that I ignored …

E120: Speed Matters

December 2nd, 2019


Real Estate is a business where it often takes months for something to really develop.  When I first got into this business, I couldn’t wait months …

E119: Focusing On The Easy Route

November 29th, 2019


In today's Friday episode, we'll be discussing the "easy" route.  This is something that I see so many new investors struggle with.  This is an …

E118: Avoid These 5 Major Issues

November 26th, 2019


Tax Sale Investing. It's exciting, sustainable and can be extremely lucrative.  But, I'd be doing a complete disservice if I didn't inform you of some of the major risks.  In today's episode we discuss FIVE major issues …

E117: The Transition To Investor

November 22nd, 2019


Intrigue and excitement are the most common emotions for new tax sale investors.  But these driving emotions can also quickly fade if you're not conscious about how you're approaching your business.  In today's Friday …

E116: Ways Around Your Competition

November 18th, 2019


A common issue that new investors face revolve around their "competition" bidding up properties.  To solve this issue you must realize that this …

E115: Are You Too Late For Tax Sale Investing? (Tax Liens and Tax Deeds)

November 15th, 2019


You've seen all the videos I've made. You've watched your friends or family members make money.  You've read all the success stories. BUT . . . is it …

E114: Out of Area Tax Sale Investing - Part Two of Two

November 11th, 2019


The moment I went from a single, local market investor to multiple  markets is the moment my business came across many opportunities and is  the …

E113: Knowledge is Income?

November 8th, 2019


On today's Friday edition, we'll take on the question of whether knowledge is income!  Get our take on exactly what's required to see success as a …

E112: Out of Area Tax Sale Investing - Part One of Two

November 4th, 2019


The moment I went from a single, local market investor to multiple markets is the moment my business came across many opportunities and is the moment …

E111: The Proper Way to Set Tax Sale Goals

November 1st, 2019


I'm a firm believer in setting goals.  There is so much research that indicates goal setting helps drive success, when done properly.  In today's episode, we'll discuss setting goals for your tax sale business when you …

E110: Conventional vs. Non Conventional Selling Methods

October 28th, 2019


Doing what's "typical" isn't always the best way to make money in real estate (or any business).  But it's how most people think and is what they …

E109: Difficult = Profitable

October 25th, 2019


As investors we tend to want the "easy" way.  No matter what we tell ourselves, many of us tend to subconsciously want that incredible deal that just falls into our lap.  After I look back at my career and of the deals …

E108: The Difficulty With Selling Vacant Land

October 21st, 2019


In many areas, the tax sale lists are dominated by vacant properties.  Many new investors tend to turn away from vacant land due to the fear of not being able to sell it.  In today's episode we'll be discussing the …

E107: What's The Back Story?

October 18th, 2019


As you're researching tax sale properties there will be a time when you need to play detective.  In today's episode we discuss how your ability to determine the "back story" or history of a property can lead to either a …

E106: This Will Nearly Guarantee Tax Sale Success

October 15th, 2019


In last week's episode we touched on this briefly.  This week we'll discuss how you should implement the various systems that SHOULD drive your …

E105: Be Social. Connect. Make Money.

October 11th, 2019


Tax Sale investing is more than just a transactional business.  That's obviously the end goal, but getting there is 95% of the battle.  It's …

E104: Tax Sale Business By Design - Fit YOUR Lifestyle

October 7th, 2019


When you first get into tax sale investing you might be overwhelmed with excitement or perhaps you’re cautiously optimistic.  This usually causes you to have tunnel vision for your first investment.  Then your …

E103: Master One Thing at a Time!

October 4th, 2019


An incredible predictor of success is someone's ability to master one strategy, approach or business.  The struggles, in today's society at least, …

E102: Tax Sale Real Estate Under $100

September 30th, 2019


On today’s episode we’re talking about buying cheap real estate . . . insanely cheap real estate that’s under $100. We’ll be discussing whether it’s some sort of scam or gimmick and if it’s really even possible.  We’ll …

E101: Skeptics Always Lose

September 27th, 2019


The mindset that you take into an opportunity will determine the result receive from that opportunity.  In today's Friday episode we discuss how your …

E100: Time, Money & Tax Sales

September 24th, 2019


Time and Money sprinkled with a little bit of personal skill set and preference are the keys to the how, where and what you invest in as a tax sale investor.  In today's episode we'll discuss these factors deeper so you …

E99: OTC Investing: How to Do It Profitably

September 16th, 2019


Buying tax defaulted properties Over The Counter (OTC) can certainly be an incredibly lucrative aspect of this business.  But what many investors …

E98: It's a Numbers Game

September 13th, 2019


The most common frustrations I hear, by far, are from new investors who are short sighted.  These are the investors who approach this business with the wrong outlook.  Tax Sale Investing is a business that exists and …

E97: The Tax Sale Game Changer: Efficiency

September 9th, 2019


If you want to learn one skill that will help elevate your business like never be for it's efficiency.  Once you understand HOW to invest, it's time to learn how to do it efficiently.  Tax Sale investing is a numbers …

E96: Emotion Based Real Estate Investing

September 6th, 2019


Emotions, when used correctly, can be powerful.  For some new investors, learning how to control and use your emotions can be mean the difference …

E95: Making Money With Vacant Land at Tax Sales

September 3rd, 2019


In many areas, vacant land can make up the majority of the available properties at a tax sale.  While it seems pretty simple on how to choose the best house to purchase, how can someone choose the best vacant land to …

E94: What Will Hurt You As a Tax Sale Investor

August 30th, 2019


New and even experienced investors often seek out a physical or mental checklist of things they must do.  Learn this, research that, execute this.  While I'm a firm believer in checklists, it's often what is not on …

E93: The Roadmap to Start Tax Sale Investing

August 26th, 2019


Tax Sale investing is an incredible business . . . but it can be confusing on exactly where and how you should start.  In today's episode, we go over …

E92: The Principle of Cautious Urgency

August 23rd, 2019


If there was one thing I'd change in my career it's that I would've done everything sooner.  For most people, there is nothing urgent enough that …

E91: Feeling Stuck as a Tax Sale Investor?

August 19th, 2019


We all run into bumps in the road in life and our businesses.  How you handle these situations can mean the difference between whether you see success or not.  In today's podcast episode, I go …

E90: Focus on Focus

August 16th, 2019


Tax Sale Investing is an incredible business.  But it's a little more complicated than simply buying and selling real estate.  Sure, that's the …

E89: Stacking The Deck in Your Favor

August 12th, 2019


Many of the issues I hear with new investors involve their so called competition.  What I've found a lot of times is that it's not so much a …

E88: Determine Your Purpose (+ Increase Your Income)

August 9th, 2019


So many new investors get into tax defaulted real estate to make money.  And that's fantastic. But, if that's all there is to it these same investors …

E87: Become The Expert. Make the Money. (5 Strategies)

August 5th, 2019


If you were to look through a list of all the mega successful people in the world, the large majority are considered experts in whatever field …

E86: 3 Options for Tax Sale Mentors

August 2nd, 2019


I am commonly asked about finding mentors for new tax sale investors. A mentor can serve as a road map to get you from where you currently are to where want to be in this business. In today's episode I go over three …

E85: How to Invest Part Time - 5 Requirements

July 29th, 2019


If you’re looking to get into Tax Sale Investing part time this is the podcast episode for you!  We’ll discuss how you can prepare yourself for it as well as the five requirements for a part time investor to see success.

E84: True Cost of Time for Tax Sale Investors

July 26th, 2019


2002.  That's when I eagerly entered this business.  I had a full head of hair, a new suit and I was ready to conquer the world.  I remember it like …

E83: Investing with Little (or no) Startup Money

July 23rd, 2019


If you're want to get started investing in tax defaulted real estate, but are worried you don't have enough (or any) beginning capital, then this is …

E82: Why YOU Shoud Crave Challenges

July 19th, 2019


Sooner or later, we'll all face challenges as a tax sale investor.  I learned early on that in order to be successful in this business I couldn't get …

E81: Online Only Tax Sale Investing

July 15th, 2019


Investing in tax liens and tax deed using ONLY the internet? Can it really be done successfully?  In today’s podcast episode we discuss online only …

E80: Dollars in Details

July 12th, 2019


Too many new investors focus on the two big numbers: Cost and Sales Price.  They tend to ignore all of the little stuff in between.  After more than 16 years in this business, I can promise you that there is loads of …

E79: Using a Partner to Invest in Tax Liens & Tax Deeds

July 8th, 2019


A frequent sticking point with new tax sale investors is the capital required.  In many cases, it doesn’t take much at all (see my videos on the $20 House, My $.01 Purchase and Best Day of My Tax Sale Life).  In some …

E78: What's Love Got to Do With It?

July 5th, 2019


In this Friday episode, we'll be discussing the ONE thing that we base all of our tax sale investments off of.  It's a culmination of the research, …

E77: 5 Reasons Tax Sale Investors FAIL (& how YOU can AVOID them)

July 1st, 2019


I’ve spent ALL of my adult life as a tax sale investor. And I’ve spent most of the last decade training others how to invest in this incredible …

E76: The Tax Sale Learning Curve . . . hidden to many.

June 28th, 2019


Tax Sale Investing is an incredible business.  But, there can be a huge (often hidden) learning curve.  In this Friday episode we'll discuss the two ways that you can avoid this learning curve!  I went through it and …

E75: Tax Sale Disappointment

June 24th, 2019


You’ve done everything you thought you should.  You studied. Researched. Learned. Then you got ready. And you’re excited as ever as you walk into …

E74: Tax Sale Success Sabotage

June 21st, 2019


On today's Friday episode, we're talking about how many investors sabotage their own success.  This is a common occurrence among new tax sale investors who aren't seeing the immediate success they desire.  And, …

E73: Investment Angles & Strategies and Their Importance

June 18th, 2019


There are countless ways to invest in tax defaulted real estate.  There are the "easy" strategies and then the more advanced strategies.  The trick …

E72: Why I Use Ultra Conservative Bid Amounts

June 14th, 2019


I have used this strategy for most of my career: I ONLY use ultra conservative bid amounts. Profit margins often end up smaller than they first …

E71: Tax Sale Investing Isn't Always Pretty

June 11th, 2019


Tax Sale Investing is NOT like conventional real estate investing. It's  an entirely different animal and it's important that you have the right  perspective when you go into it.  Listen to today's episode for all the …

E70: Is Money The Issue?

June 7th, 2019


In today's Friday episode I'm discussing a popular default reason to NOT invest in tax defaulted real estate . . . the lack of money.  Tax Sale …

E69: Daily Tax Sale Success Habits

June 4th, 2019


There are a number of habits that we must have in order to see the success we desire in all aspects of our lives.  When it comes to tax sale investing, it's no different.  In today's podcast episode we'll be discussing …

E68: Importance of Tax Sale Investors

May 31st, 2019


In today's Friday episode we'll be discussing the reason why Tax Sale investors are so incredibly impactful on their communities.  The truth is that …

E67: Traits Of Successful Tax Sale Investors

May 27th, 2019


I've had the honor of working with countless students who have seen Tax  Sale Success.  Oddly enough . . . they seem to all have the same exact  traits.  Watch today's podcast episode to see if you also have these …

E66: Keeping Your Eyes Open & Why It Leads to $

May 24th, 2019


I can be just about anywhere and can find something that I can apply to my tax sale business in some manner.  The Grocery Store, airport, football …

E65: Building the Foundation for Tax Sale Investing

May 20th, 2019


Buying and Selling real estate is the exciting part of this business.  Unfortunately, too many people jump into the buying and selling aspect and completely neglect the foundation on which their business MUST be built. …

E64: Why Tax Sale Investing Instead of ______?

May 17th, 2019


If you're looking at potentially investing in a few different types of businesses, how do you know which is best?  In today's Friday episode, you'll …

E63: The Ten Key Tax Sale Tips For Beginners

May 14th, 2019


In today's podcast episode, we discuss TEN of the top tips for brand new tax sale investors.  If you live by these ten tips alone you'll be well on …

E62: The One Question to Ask Yourself Constantly

May 10th, 2019


The fastest way for your business to stop growing (or worse) is to become complacent.  In today's Friday episode, we discuss the one word question …

E61: How to Grow Your Tax Sale Business

May 6th, 2019


You've made your first deal or two.  Now what?  It's time to start growing and scaling your business.  Follow the steps in today's podcast episode to …

E60: Are You Being Realistic? Tax Lien and Tax Deed Investing

May 3rd, 2019


You've done your homework, you're excited and ready to go.  BUT, are you even being realistic?  What exactly are you expecting? More details in …

E59: Developing Your Tax Sale Success Strategy - Tax Lien & Deed Investing

April 29th, 2019


Have you ever thought about how you'll get to where you want to go?  Tax Sale Investing is a business.  Becoming successful in this business requires …

E58: You Don't Know (What You Don't Know)

April 28th, 2019


Why in the world would a baseball player run to third base?  Why not, should be a better question?  

The truth is that you don't yet know . . . what …

E57: Beating Deep Pocketed Tax Sale Buyers

April 23rd, 2019


You'll eventually come across the "big players" that seem to have  unlimited funds.  In today's podcast episode, we'll talk about how YOU  can beat …

E56: Quitting Job To Invest Full Time at Tax Sales

April 15th, 2019


Think you're ready to make the jump from your full time "normal" job to  becoming a full time tax sale investor?  Listen to this episode of our …

E55: Challenges or Opportunities?

April 12th, 2019


Throughout our lifetime we'll be faced with moments that define the trajectory of our life.  We'll also be faced with challenges that define the level of success we will accomplish.  In this Friday episode we'll be …

E54: Tax Sale Properties + Mortgages & Liens

April 8th, 2019


If you buy a tax sale property and it has an outstanding mortgage or lien, does it become the buyer's responsibility?  We discuss that and which …

E53: Right Place, Right Time.

April 5th, 2019


If you're looking for the best opportunities as a Tax Sale Investor (i.e. The AMAZING Deals) then this is the episode for you.  Listen as we help to provide you with the direction you need to take advantage of these …

E52: Should You Invest in Houses or Vacant Land?

April 1st, 2019


Houses Vs. Vacant Land . . . which is better?  That's the age old question we discuss in today's podcast episode.  We'll talk a little about my …

E51: It’s All Your Fault

March 29th, 2019


Today's message might be the most powerful message I've ever recorded for some of you.  Listen. Take it to heart. And most importantly, apply it for …

E50: 5 Ways to Build Tax Sale Momentum

March 26th, 2019


Getting started and building momentum is often the most difficult part.  Having the desire to invest in tax defaulted real estate make no difference …

E49: Find Your Niche, Find Your Money

March 22nd, 2019


Investing in a variety of properties and areas can be common place.  But if you can find and dig into a niche . . . you can write your own checks. …

E48: 3 Key Tax Sale Research Tools

March 18th, 2019


Want to get amazing results?  EVERYTHING Starts with your research!  In  this Podcast episode we'll go over three key tax sale research tools! …

E47: You Have Tax Sale Skills (I Promise)

March 15th, 2019


Tax lien, tax deed, tax foreclosure . . . this all might be Greek as you're getting started.  But one thing I can assure you is that YOU have skills you can bring into this business.  Listen to this Friday episode for …

E46: Determining Tax Sale Profit Margin

March 12th, 2019


One thing you must always think about if your potential  profit.  After all, that's the reason we invest.  In this episode we'll  be discussing a few things that can have an impact on your profit and  how to work …

E45: Why You Should Do It Differently

March 4th, 2019


As a tax sale investor your entire business is built around finding opportunities.  In today's Podcast episode we'll discuss the importance  of learning to locate the hidden opportunities and how you can profit from …

E44: Having Tax Sale Investing Challenges? (Friday Ep. 9)

March 1st, 2019


Are you struggling with Tax Sale Investing, Business or maybe even life in general?  In today's quick Friday podcast, I'll tell you why this might …

E43: Is Technology the Answer?

February 25th, 2019


Struggling to get traction?  The help you need might just be directly in front of you.   It's just a matter of learning to embrace it, use it and …

E42: Tax Sale Investing Efforts = Results

February 22nd, 2019


Is it easy? Sure, it can be.  Does it require effort?  You bet it does.

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E41: 5 Steps To Buying BEFORE Tax Sale Auction

February 20th, 2019


Buying properties prior to the auction can save us from competition and title issues.  It's not an easy process, but can be summarized in the five …

E40: Don't Cheat The System...or Yourself (Friday Fact Ep. 7)

February 16th, 2019


Looking for a way to see success as a tax sale investor?  Trying to cheat the system won't be your answer! 

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E39: Valuing Real Estate for Tax Sale Investors

February 11th, 2019


In today's podcast episode, we discuss how to value real estate from the standpoint of a tax sale investor using one specific valuation method.  Please understand that valuing real estate can be a complex subject, and …

E38: Are You For Sale? (Friday Fact Ep. 6)

February 8th, 2019


Have you ever thought about this?  Self reflection is an incredible way to determine who we are, which can ultimately show us what to work on in our …

E37: Tax Sale Auction Prep - Deed and Lien Auctions

February 4th, 2019


It's the day before the tax sale auction.  If it's your first auction there are probably a million things going through your head.  In today's podcast episode, we'll be discussing a few things to get you ready to go!  

E36: Get Help. (Friday Fact Ep. 5)

February 1st, 2019


Pride.  It can get in the way.  Sure, it's good to have.  But we (especially us men), must put this pride aside and get help when we need it.  The …

E35: Why You Lack Confidence as a Tax Sale Investor

January 28th, 2019


Really EXCITED about Tax Sale Investing, but lack the confidence to actually pull the trigger?  In today's podcast we discuss five reasons you might …

E34: More than Just $ (Friday Fact Ep. 4)

January 25th, 2019


Are tax sale investors heroes? Probably not.  But do they help the situation out?  Oh, yes!

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E33: Small Budget Tax Sale Investing

January 21st, 2019


So, like most new investors, you don't have hundreds of thousands of dollars to start.  No rich uncles or anything like that.  In today's episode …

E32: Invest In YOURSELF (Friday Fact Ep. 3)

January 18th, 2019

What's the most important investment you'll EVER make? We discuss it in today's Friday Fact episode!

What if this, what if that?  What happens when? …

E31: Tax Sale Buyer Database - Value & Setup

January 14th, 2019


Want to learn about one of the most valuable assets in my tax sale business?  Today we'll be discussing the the value of building your buyer's …

E30: Stop Overthinking (Friday Fact Ep 2)

January 11th, 2019


What if this, what if that?  What happens when?  Listen to my answer in today's Friday Fact episode.

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E29: Developing Your Tax Sale Plan

January 7th, 2019


Every single business requires a plan of some sort.  Today, we'll be discussing how YOU can develop a plan as you begin or expand your tax sale …

E28: Pessimistic Patterns are Hurting You (Friday Fact Ep. 1)

January 4th, 2019


Patterns and habits determine results.  In today's Friday  episode I discuss pessimistic patterns that could drive your business  into the ground.

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E27: Modern Selling Methods

December 31st, 2018


Selling your tax sale property can be accomplished through a variety of methods.  In today's episode we'll be discussing For Sale By Owner selling, …

E26: Success Tips on a Personal Level

December 24th, 2018


In the spirit of the Holidays, followed by new goals and New Year's Resolutions, this episode will be slightly different than most others.  Today, …

E25: Tax Sale Due Duligence - 5 Factors to Consider

December 17th, 2018


Most important aspect on tax sale investing: Proper Due Diligence. Learn five of the factors we consider in today's episode! 

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E24: Convenience Leaves Clues

December 10th, 2018


Sometimes you'll find counties that are extremely convenient to invest in. In other counties, it'll be extremely INconvenient. Ultimately, that convenience will leave a clue for your future success. Listen to this …

E23: Investing in Small, Rural Counties

December 4th, 2018


Should you invest in large counties with potentially more properties available or small counties with fewer properties? Learn my preference in this …

E22: 5 Ways to "Practice" Tax Sale Investing

November 29th, 2018


I'm a huge advocate of "practicing" as a tax sale investor before you actually invest your money. There is no reason throwing money into the wind and hoping it sticks. Instead, use these five ways to practice tax sale …

E21: Growing & Scaling Your Tax Sale Business

November 20th, 2018


It's easy to focus on the short term . . . your first property or making your first deal in this business. But, it's just as important to take the time to look to the future and figure out exactly how you can grow and …

E20: The Path to CHEAP Tax Sale Properties

November 12th, 2018


After more than 15 years, I've got countless stories of deals I snagged that were insanely cheap. Of course, these don't happen every day. In this episode we'll be discussing the path to the cheapest deals and how you …

E19: Tax Sale Title Issues

November 6th, 2018


One of the silent hurdles that new tax sale investors face are title clouds. These clouds can prevent that ability to acquire title insurance for those properties, limiting your upside. In this episode, we discuss the …

E18: Investing in Multiple States

October 31st, 2018


At some point in your career you'll want to invest in another state. It could be out of necessity (your state doesn't meet your objectives) or it …

E17: Starting From Scratch

October 22nd, 2018

Just learning about Tax Sale Investing? In this episode we go over the five step process to get you started to get you familiar with tax sale investing, how to decide if it's right for you and then how to move forward.

E16: Choosing Your First Tax Sale Property Types

October 17th, 2018

There are so many options when it comes to properties offered at tax sales. But, which are best for a beginner? In this episode we'll be discussing a few of my strong suggestions when it comes to your first few tax sale …

E15: My Most Successful Tax Deed Strategy

October 8th, 2018


A few years after I got into tax sale investing, I ran into a problem. My income potential was maxed out. I just couldn't make anymore money no …

E14: How to Fund Your Tax Sale Investments

October 1st, 2018


If you want to get started investing in tax deeds and tax liens, but aren't quite sure how you'll fund those investments then this is the episode for you! In this episode we discuss five of the different types of …

E13: Over The Counter (OTC) Tax Sale Properties

September 24th, 2018


Want the scoop on buying tax sale properties over the counter? In this episode we discuss how properties reach this point, and a few of the advantages and disadvantages of buying real estate over the counter. 

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E12: The 3 Barriers to Tax Sale Investing & How to Overcome Them

September 19th, 2018


Join us as we go over the three barriers to tax sale investing and how YOU can overcome them. Tax sale investing is quite simple once you understand …

E11: Five Common Tax Sale Investing Mistakes

September 14th, 2018

I see it at every auction. I see investors make mistakes that are easily avoidable. In this episode we'll be discussing five of the most common mistakes that I see made. These mistakes will cost you time, money and …

E10: Best Day of My Tax Sale Life

September 10th, 2018


In this episode, it's story time. I'll be telling you about the events that led up to the best day I've ever experienced in my tax sale career. Although this story might shock you, the intent is to educate you. Listen …

E9: At The Auction

August 28th, 2018

The Tax Sale Auction . . . one of the most exciting and intimidating aspects of being a tax sale investor. In this episode we'll be discussing some tips and tricks I've learned after attending auctions for more than 16 …

E8: The BEST State for Tax Sale Investing

August 11th, 2018

Want to know the absolute best state for tax sale investing? I'll give you a hint . . . it is much more than a one word answer. Listen to this …

E7: Bank Foreclosures Vs. Tax Foreclosures

August 2nd, 2018

Are all "foreclosures" the same? Definitely not. In this episode you'll learn about the bank foreclosure process, the tax foreclosure process and …

E6: Tax Liens vs Tax Deeds

July 27th, 2018

In previous episodes we've discussed both Tax Liens and Tax Deeds. In today's episode we'll be comparing the two and discussing which is a better …

E5: Tax Sale Auction Formats

July 20th, 2018


Ready for an auction? There are four primary types of auction formats used for tax sales. In this episode we'll be discussing each of the formats as …

E4: Types of Real Estate Available at Tax Sales

July 12th, 2018

In today's episode, we'll be discussing the different types of real estate available at tax sales. There are three primary categories we'll be going over. You'll also hear of some of the properties I've purchased and …

E3: All About Tax Deeds

June 29th, 2018


Today's episode takes us into all the details behind the three different types of tax deed systems that are used. 

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E2: Tax Liens and What You Need to Know

June 21st, 2018

Join us as we discuss everything about Tax Liens. Tax Lien investing can be a very profitable avenue for many investors, but not all tax liens are created (or purchased) equally. It's important to understand the …

E1: How Tax Foreclosure Systems Work

June 7th, 2018

In this episode we'll be discussing how real property taxes work, the importance of these taxes and what happens when they aren't paid. We'll dive into the four different tax foreclosure systems that are used and teach …
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