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Unlocking Real Estate Riches: Tax Deeds, Freedom, and Financial Success with Marcos Jacober
Episode 18418th April 2024 • Freedom Nation Podcast • Jeff Kikel
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In this episode of Freedom Nation, host Jeff Kikel sits down with Marcos Jacober, an expert in tax deed investments and the author of "The Deed Hunter." From starting with only $100 to becoming a real estate mogul, Marcos shares his journey and reveals how tax deeds can be a path to financial freedom and real estate success.

Key Takeaways:

Tax Deeds Explained: Learn what tax deeds are and how they offer a unique opportunity to invest in real estate at significantly lower costs.

Marcos Jacober’s Journey: From moving to the U.S. with just $100 to becoming a real estate mogul through tax deed investments.

The Power of Persistence: Marcos shares his initial setbacks and how perseverance turned his fortunes around, leading to the purchase and sale of over 4,500 properties.

• Strategies for Success: Insights into Marcos’s investment strategies that have allowed him to maximize returns and minimize risks in the tax deed space.

• Financial Freedom Through Real Estate: How real estate investing, particularly through tax deeds and liens, can be a path to financial independence.

• Educational Resources: Marcos discusses the importance of education in real estate investing and offers resources for listeners to get started.

About the Guest:

Brazilian immigrant Marcos Jacober, also known as The Deed Hunter, is an investor, author, international speaker, and professor. He moved to the United States in 1998 with just a dream and $100 in his pocket, and worked various jobs before saving enough money to invest in real estate… but he lost everything in the 2008 financial crisis. After learning about taxes and deeds, he was able to close hundreds of real estate deals. Today, he is an authority in the real estate industry with over 3,000 transactions in his portfolio. A proud father of two, Jacober has helped thousands of people from different countries start their real estate investment career here in the USA.


Fast Five Questions

1. If you woke up and your business was gone, you have $500, a laptop, a place to live, and food, what would you do first? “Go to the tax office of the closest county, pull up the list of over-the-counter properties, buy a property for $500, and immediately start the process to sell it for a profit"

2. What is the biggest mistake that you have made in business? “biggest business mistake was not focusing on scaling and believing that nobody could do as well as he did. He emphasizes the importance of empowering others and letting them learn through mistakes to truly create a passive income business.”

3. What is a book that you would recommend? "Think and Grow Rich and The Secrets of Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker ”

4. What is a tool that you use every day that you would recommend? "Virtual Assistants"

5. What is your definition of freedom? “Is about having the liberty to do what you want, with whom you want, whenever you want. Marcos stresses that achieving financial freedom is more accessible than most people think, and it often just requires smart, strategic actions.”

About Jeff:

Jeff spent the early part of his career working for others. Jeff had started 5 businesses that failed before he had his first success. Since that time he has learned the principles of a successful business and has been able to build and grow multiple seven-figure businesses. Jeff lives in the Austin area and is actively working in his community and supporting the growth of small businesses. He is a board member of the Incubator.Edu program at Vista Ridge High School and is on the board of directors of the Leander Educational Excellence Foundation

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