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049: From Land Investing to Buying an Entire Town with Jon Jasniak

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Ever dreamt of escaping the daily grind and owning your own town? Well, that’s exactly what real estate investor Jon Jasniak did!

In his conversation with Jonathan, Jon shares his journey from having no interest in real estate to purchasing over 700 pieces of land and even owning an unincorporated town in Texas.

In this episode of Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing, Jonathan and Jon dive deep into land investing strategies, discussing how Jon targets absentee landowners for quick sales, conducts due diligence, and utilizes Geographic Information System (GIS) research to find the right land deals. You’ll also learn about the challenges and unique experiences of buying the town of Cornutus, Texas – including an exciting discovery in a safe!

Financing large land deals can seem daunting, but Jon has you covered. He shares his insights on utilizing seller financing and private money to make your land-investing dreams a reality. So if you’re ready to learn from Jon’s incredible land investing experiences and maybe even start your own real estate empire, you won’t want to miss this episode!

In this episode, you will hear:

  • Jon Jasniak’s journey from stock trading to land investing began after hearing about land investments on a podcast and how he has since purchased over 700 pieces of land, including a town in Texas

  • His land investing strategy involving targeting absentee landowners for quick sales and conducting thorough due diligence before buying land

  • Subdividing land can be profitable but requires expertise and knowledge of local regulations and why you should start with minor subdivisions

  • Jon’s use of seller financing and private money to finance large land deals, aiming for a 7% interest rate as a middle ground that works for both parties

  • The importance of building relationships and asking the right questions, and the importance of having a team to help scale investment

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Supporting Resources:

Jon’s website – jonjasniak.com/land

Find him on YouTube – www.youtube.com/@jonjasniak

Jon’s Facebook page – www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100064867503527

Jon’s Instagram – www.instagram.com/jonjasniak

Connect with Jon on LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/in/jon-jasniak-330773142

Website – www.streamlined.properties

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/c/JonathanGreeneRE/videos

Instagram – www.instagram.com/trustgreene

Instagram – www.instagram.com/streamlinedproperties

TikTok – www.tiktok.com/@trustgreene

Zillow – www.zillow.com/profile/Streamlined%20Prop%20eXp

Bigger Pockets – www.biggerpockets.com/users/TrustGreene

Facebook – www.facebook.com/streamlinedproperties

Email – info@streamlined.properties  

Supporting Resources:

Website – www.streamlined.properties

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/c/JonathanGreeneRE/videos

Instagram – www.instagram.com/trustgreene

Instagram – www.instagram.com/streamlinedproperties

TikTok – www.tiktok.com/@trustgreene

Zillow – www.zillow.com/profile/Streamlined%20Prop%20eXp

Bigger Pockets – www.biggerpockets.com/users/TrustGreene

Facebook – www.facebook.com/streamlinedproperties/

Email – info@streamlined.properties  

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