Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing with Jonathan Greene

073: Finding and Funding Real Estate with Anson Young


If wholesaling real estate isn’t something you’ve ever considered, it might be time to start. While every career is different, wholesaling can be one of the most lucrative ways to build your investment portfolio.

On this episode of Zen and the Art of Real Estate Investing, Jonathan welcomes guest Anson Young. Anson is the author of Finding and Funding Great Deals and began his real estate career nearly two decades ago. He is also an agent, podcaster, and a family man.

During their conversation, Anson tells the story of how he came to write his book, which was one of the first books on the market about wholesaling. Jonathan uncovers Anson’s marketing process for finding deals, his strategy for choosing where to buy properties, and the book Rich Dad Poor Dad’s influence on him early in his career. They also discuss his first property investment, why it’s crucial to remain authentic and build relationships in this business, and his thoughts on gurus flooding the marketing with their courses.

Let’s dive in to get more of Anson Young’s perspective on wholesaling and creating a reputation based on authenticity!

In this episode, you will hear:

  • The story behind Anson Young’s book, Finding and Funding Great Deals

  • The number one way he finds deals and why this old-school method still works

  • Anson’s current preferred list and the importance of consistency and messaging

  • His targeted markets and how he chose them

  • How Anson evaluates where to invest in a particular city and why different tactics work for other investors

  • Wholesaling the current real estate market and where some wholesalers are going wrong

  • Where Anson’s interest in real estate originated, how the book Rich Dad Poor Dad influenced his thinking about real estate investing and his first investment property

  • Why it was valuable for him to get his real estate license and the benefits it provides

  • Anson’s perspective on chasing money versus understanding that this business is about relationships

  • His opinion on all of the gurus in real estate today offering courses

  • How he’s built a life with intentionality around the things that are most important to him

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