168: Building a Business Around Your Lifestyle – with Tim Bratz

Tim Bratz  is the CEO and founder of CLE Turnkey Real Estate, a real estate investment company that acquires and transforms distressed commercial and apartment buildings into high-performance investment assets for their own portfolio. Working in real estate, Tim has learned how to build a passive business and create a residual income that allows him to live the lifestyle of his choice. He’s here to educate and empower others to become financially free through commercial real estate.

Key Points

  1. From brokering deals, to learning to invest in deals
  2. Using resourcefulness as the ultimate resource
  3. Building a resume by giving up large amounts of equity partners
  4. Time blocking
  5. Finding money and finding deals – the two most important skills

Lightning Questions

  1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it?
    • Youth was a hurdle with Tim, getting started when he was in his early 20’s. Tim used that resourcefulness to find deals and find capital, leveraging partnerships.
  2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success?
    • Time blocking.
  3. Do you have an online resource that you find valuable?
    • Excel and Google Docs
  4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why?
  5. If you were to give advice to your 20 year old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be?
    • Find a mentor or mastermind group.


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