162: Brandon Thompson | Coming Back From Bankruptcy

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Brandon Thompson is a real estate investor that is doing something radically different – using Airbnbs to move into the digital side of real estate investing. Brandon has an amazing story – he grew up in a trailer park, went on to make a lot of money in real estate, then lost it all when he was forced to declare bankruptcy in the recession. Now he’s more intentional about the way he makes money. 

In This Conversation We Cover: 

  • [7:00] Brandon’s modest beginnings
  • [9:42] How he teaches his kids to appreciate what they have
  • [14:04] His trajectory from making money to losing money to making money again
  • [21:50] How his bank forced him to declare bankruptcy
  • [30:58] How he learned to more intentional about his business
  • [33:30] How he made $100,000 in a week
  • [38:40] His advice for people going through a hard time
  • [41:13] Why he leans more towards Airbnbs than traditional rentals
  • [50:57] How he wants to battle poverty in West Georgia by teaching people what he’s learnt

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Hi, I’m Rob!

Hi, I’m Rob! It has been said “You are not what you have learned, but what you’ve overcome.”

I have overcome my share of obstacles in order to architect the life of my dreams and uncover the key to lasting, meaningful success. Growing up in Queens (literally on the wrong side of the tracks), my early years were tumultuous, marked by hardship and violence.

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