DreamNation Real Estate Podcast with Casanova Brooks
DNRE67 - Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

DNRE67 - Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

May 7, 2021

Having a career in real estate includes more work than you can imagine, but that shouldn’t stop you from pursuing it. Especially if you have an end goal in mind, you should be working hard on making it a reality. And one of the factors to this is being able to get out of your comfort zone. Your willingness to try and do things you haven’t before will help you cope with changes well, which can lead to a better, if not the best, version of yourself. 

 

Quotes and Advice:

“...it's not about what you make. We all know it's about what you keep.” (03:09)

“...comfortability is the enemy of all success. And if you're not willing to get uncomfortable, how will you ever know the heights that you can reach?” (04:09)

DNRE66 - 5 Ways to Generate Real Estate Leads

DNRE66 - 5 Ways to Generate Real Estate Leads

May 5, 2021

If you’re looking to scale up your real estate business, you might be one of those people who keeps wondering where successful agents get their leads and how you could start generating yours as well. It’s a fact that these leads help boost business sales, growth, and reputation, and there are a lot of different ways to do this. And among those numerous strategies, here are Casanova’s top 5 recommended ways to generate leads that you could already start implementing in the next 24 hours.

 

Quotes and Advice:

“They say that attention is the new currency, which we all know.” (02:38)

“People don't build businesses, systems really build businesses.” (11:19)

 

Mentions and Links:

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DNRE65 - Getting Your First Investment Property

DNRE65 - Getting Your First Investment Property

April 30, 2021

Behind every success, there’s passion, sacrifices, and perseverance. Especially when you have no one around you that can guide you or you could turn to when you need help, you have to do and learn everything by yourself. And it’s the same when you’re getting your first investment property. 

Find out what influenced Casanova to start investing in properties as he shares his journey to real estate success in an interview with Leigh Brown of Crazy Sh*t in Real Estate Podcast.

Quotes and Advice:

“...the moment I stop having fun with it, I'll be done with it. So the moment that it's no longer appealing to me, the moment that it no longer gets me excited, I'm ready to move on.” - Casanova, (03:25)

“I feel like being faced with death so many times and being faced with adversity, I know that everything is so short. So you have to go out there, you have to find what makes you come alive.” - Casanova, (03:40)

 

Mentions and Links:

Leigh Brown 

Crazy Sh*t in Real Estate 

Tom Ferry 

The Millionaire Real Estate Agent 

DNRE64 - How to Get Funding for Your Real Estate Deals

DNRE64 - How to Get Funding for Your Real Estate Deals

April 28, 2021

Investing in real estate can give you benefits such as having passive income and stable cash flow. And for people who are just starting out in real real estate investing but don’t have enough money for the capital nor any credit, you may be wondering where and how you can get funding for your deals. There are two types of funding you can have. Both types have their own pros and cons, and it’s your call to get the funding that best fits you and your situation.

DNRE59 - Foundation Friday: Tips for Your First 30 Days in Real Estate

DNRE59 - Foundation Friday: Tips for Your First 30 Days in Real Estate

April 9, 2021

Whether you’re just starting out with your real estate career or you’re about to reinvent your path to real estate success, these tips from our very own host should always be kept in mind. Whenever you feel like you’re stuck or you’re not moving forward, just go back to these tips, and it will surely get you back on track as it reminds you why you’re doing what you do and why you should still keep doing it.

DNRE58 - Kieshia Pearson: Leverage Your Resources

DNRE58 - Kieshia Pearson: Leverage Your Resources

April 7, 2021

No matter what your background is and where you came from, as long as you are eager to make ways to achieve your dreams by maximizing the resources that you have in your current state, you’ll go a long way. And sometimes, all we need is a little push and validation that we can do things, not just from other people but also from ourselves.

Listen as our guest for today, Kieshia Pearson, shares her love for people in general, and how she was able to come up with activities that will bring her community together and leverage from it eventually by also giving her community value from what she does.

Kieshia is a veteran and special education therapist. Before getting into real estate, she helped autistic children and adults who are under the special needs community in Sioux. Kieshia already has her own real estate team as of today, and everyone in her team is military-affiliated.

DNRE57 - Foundation Friday: 5 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate

DNRE57 - Foundation Friday: 5 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate

April 2, 2021

When we have options to choose from, we tend to ask a lot of whys first so we can come up with the best option. Especially when it comes to investing, you would not want the money that you worked hard for just to go to waste, so you should choose to invest in something that you would be there in the long run and will open more opportunities for you, your career, and your business. For Casanova, it’s real estate, and here are his top five reasons why.

DNRE56: Mindset That Will Get You 46 Deals in Year One

DNRE56: Mindset That Will Get You 46 Deals in Year One

March 31, 2021

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. As long as you keep going, continue opening the doors of opportunity, leverage and let others leverage, success would surely present itself in front of you.

In a podcast interview hosted by Charles Oglesby and Rashauna Scott, our very own podcast host, Casanova, shares how he stumbled upon real estate, fell in love with it, and got 46 deals in his first year in.

The co-hosts run the The Oglesby and Scott Show together. Charles Oglesby is a real estate investor and entrepreneur, while Rashauna Scott is a licensed real estate broker and a certified real estate investor.

DNRE55 - Ramon Tookes: Ways to Fund Real Estate Deals

DNRE55 - Ramon Tookes: Ways to Fund Real Estate Deals

March 29, 2021

They say if you have the time and no money, find the person who lacks time but has the money. But even if you can’t find that certain person to partner with, there are still a lot of ways to fund your real estate deals and will help you get through.

For today’s episode, let’s find out from Ramon Tookes the different ways to fund real estate deals that will fit your situation and available resources, and the key people you will need as you grow your real estate career.

Ramon has already been in the real estate business for over 20 years as an investor, coach and developer. He has helped a lot of people accomplish their dreams through teaching them about flipping, funding and financing. Ramon currently oversees the daily operations of the Tookes Group, a real estate consulting firm he founded in 2005.

DNRE54 - 3 Steps to Building Meaningful Relationships

DNRE54 - 3 Steps to Building Meaningful Relationships

March 24, 2021

If you are someone who’s been finding a path you would want to take and do something you haven’t done before, this one’s for you. Even if you feel like your skills are not enough, as long as you have some value to offer and you know how to build meaningful relationships, you’ll be able to move forward. Because it all starts with connecting yourself to people with the same mindset and same desire which will help you grow and hone your talent along your journey.