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We Love Equity Real Estate Show

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"The We Love Equity Real Estate Show" is designed to talk all things real estate from equity positions, passive income, real estate strategies and more. Marcus (Host) will conduct interviews with beginning investors who've recently started to high net worth investors that are making innovative st… read more


W.L.E.R.E #70: Learn from The Key Traits of A Successful Acquisition Manager with Rafael Cortez

Today’s guest, Rafael Cortez, is a second-generation entrepreneur from Yuma, AZ.

After becoming one of the youngest firefighters in Yuma County, he launched his first company at the age of 23 and maintained constant growth until he successfully sold the company in 2014. Rafael is currently an Organizational Psychologist and real estate coach and investor, holding
ownership in multiple companies in various verticals.

Working with Wholesaling Inc, Rafael uses his investment knowledge, entrepreneurial spirit, and training as an organizational psychologist to help others become successful real estate investors.

Let's dive deeper and reveal how a career pivot to prosperity from 1st responder to multiple wholesale deals & flips monthly.

Don't miss out and be sure to watch/listen to the full episode as Rafael Cortez' answered our HOT SEAT questions directly to the point and learn actionable tips and key metrics that will help you along your journey.



  • 2:38 At the age of 19, Rafael became one of the youngest firefighters.

  • 3:16 While providing fire services in Yuma, Rafael recognized a need in his community and began working on his first entrepreneurial project, a non-emergency medical transportation business.

  • 4:11 How to get through the entrepreneur learning curve.

  • 8:07 The benefits of self-awareness in your business and how it can impact your life.

  • 9:12  The priorities to watch out for during your business startup stage.

  • 13:19 Lesson learned from Rafael’s first flip revealed!

  • 17:50 How did Rafael build his real estate foundation? 

  • 22:06 How to build freedom through business operating systems.

  • 27:35 Details on Rafael’s first wholesale deal. 

  • 28:18 What is skip tracing and how to do it.

  • 37:07 Rafael’s 3 key principles in his business

  • 39:16 Here are some key traits for acquisitions a person needs to have in order to be successful - Rafael’s strategies revealed!

  • 43:51 Rafael’s current journey and what’s next? - revealed!

  • 44:51 HOT SEAT

  • Listen and learn so much more….

Connect with Rafael Cortez

Instagram: rafaelcortezceo
Facebook: RafaelCortezCEO
Youtube: RafaelCortezCEO


Thanks for listening to this episode! And, if you enjoyed this episode, please share it on social media using the social share buttons below, and don't forget to leave a short review on iTunes.  

Also, if you want to learn more about real estate wholesaling, feel free to visit my Website and Youtube channel.  If you get value from the videos and content we’re putting out, please subscribe.⠀


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