The iCandy Realty Fix & List Model with Steve Budzik
Guest: Steve Budzik is the managing broker & founder of iCandy Realty, a Boutique Real Estate Brokerage in Mokena, IL serving the greater Chicago Real Estate Market. Steve is also an accomplished high volume fix & flip investor. Long time listeners will remember Steve’s past REI Diamonds episode where we discussed high dollar house flipping.
Big Idea: Steve developed the fix & list program to help his brokerage sell houses faster & at a higher price. The experience and contacts he developed flipping houses has dovetailed neatly into this new program. Steve has built both his brokerage & real estate investing business with a priority on high level service to the market place over high volume advertising. Our conversation begins with Steve’s evolution to the fix & list business model, his views on how to mitigate risk both as an investor and as a real estate agent, as well as a few reasons he believes every real estate agent should offer a program like this. Let’s begin:
Episode 234 with Doug Faron: Building Success and Weathering the Storm
Guest: Doug’s extensive experience in the real estate industry, combined with his innovative strategies, has made him a sought-after expert in the field. Throughout his career, he has successfully navigated high-growth markets, mastered the art of property management, and achieved remarkable returns on investments. Join us as Doug shares his invaluable insights, practical tips, and the secrets behind his real estate success.
Big Idea: In this episode, we sit down with Doug Faron, a highly experienced real estate investor and operator with a remarkable track record in the industry. Doug provides valuable insights into his journey, emphasizing the importance of maintaining family values while building a successful real estate business. He shares his expertise in navigating the real estate market, even during challenging periods, and highlights the key factors that have contributed to his achievements.
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Doug Faron & I Discuss Building Success and Weathering the Storm:
• The foundation and vision of Shoreham Capital.
• Successfully managing large real estate development projects.
• Strategies for weathering the storm in a challenging real estate market.
• Insights into the cost and yield considerations for real estate projects.
• The importance of location, entitlement risk, and site plan approval.
Relevant Episodes: (There are 234 Content Packed Interviews in Total)
Dan Breslin: Welcome to the REI Diamond Show. I’m your host Dan Breslin and this is episode 199 on the iCandy Realty fix and flip model with Steve Budzik. If you’re into building wealth through real estate investing, you are in the right place. My goal is to identify high-caliber real estate investors and other industry service providers, inviting them on the show, and then draw out the jewels of wisdom. Those tactics, mindsets, and methods, used to create millions of dollars more in the business of real estate.
Steve Budzik is the managing broker and founder of iCandy Realty. A boutique real estate brokerage in Mokena, Illinois, serving the greater Chicago real estate market. Steve is also an accomplished high-volume fix and flip investor. Long-time listeners will remember Steve’s past REI Diamonds episode where we discussed his high-dollar house flipping strategy. Since then, Steve has developed the fix and list program to help his brokerage sell houses faster and at a higher price. The experience and contacts he developed flipping houses along the way have dovetailed neatly into this new program. Steve has built both his brokerage and real estate investing business with a priority on high-level service to the marketplace over high-volume advertising. Our conversation begins with Steve’s evolution into the fix and flip business model, his views on how to mitigate risk both as an investor and as a real estate agent, as well as a few reasons he believes every real estate agent should offer a program like this. Let’s begin. All right, cool. Welcome back, Steve. How are you doing today?
Steve Budzik: Good, good. Thanks for having me on the show, Dan.
Dan: Yeah. Absolutely. I guess it’s been maybe what? 2017 or something like that? Maybe in 2016? One of the early guests of the REI Diamond Show is returning.
Steve: Yeah. Absolutely, man. I love it. I love it.
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Steve & I Discuss the Fix & List Real Estate Brokerage Model:
Generating Faster Sales & Higher Prices (& Higher Commission!)
How to Generate 80% of Business from REFERRALS
Landlords Using the Fix & List Program
Listing a Property Per Week with NO Ad Spend
Relevant Episodes: (There are 199 Content Packed Interviews in Total)
- Steve Budzik on High Volume & High Dollar House Flipping & Boutique Brokerage
- Aaron Lockhart on Doing Deals with Diamond Equity
- Steve Werner on Where Have All the $50,000 Fix & Flip Deals Gone?
- How to Find Off Market Real Estate Deals with Zack Boothe