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You Need to Break Free of the Elephant Mentality

Hey all, I want to dive in deep today. I want to talk about fear. What’s your greatest fear? Public humiliation, getting your heart broken, losing a family member? The list of fears is never ending and so many of us fear different things. Big or small, there is something that keeps us up at

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Clever Motivation
Cody Sperber

It takes a lot of courage to want to be rich

Courage is defined as mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and to withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. When you combine courage with the tactics, skills, and your capabilities — magic happens. When I think about courage, I think about my heroes. I never thought of myself to be courageous. I was just a normal

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Beat real estate investor competition
Success Tips
Cody Sperber

Beat the Competition with These Two Tips

Many markets are tightening up all around the country. Investors are having to reach out to other markets to find deals. Many markets have a lot of competition and I have found that it’s good to step outside your comfort zone. It can be intimidating but trust me, it’s worth it. Step outside your comfort

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Real Estate Investor Mindset
Clever Motivation
Cody Sperber

My hero told me not to be a real estate investor

Anyone that knows me, knows that family is huge to me. My kids, my wife, they drive me to be the best version of myself every single day. When I had my first child, my son Hudson, it only drove me to work harder. I was even more adamant about accomplishing my goals and providing

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How I Turned a House That Smelled like Cat Pee Profitable
Success Tips
Cody Sperber

How I Turned a House That Smelled like Cat Pee Profitable

This past December, I picked up a property for $212,000 and I was determined to rehab it with the help of my amazing partners, Garret Schmidt and Bryant Aplass. When I picked it up, it was a complete disaster. It had a choppy floor plan, smelled like cat pee, and needed a complete makeover. It

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Lead Generation/Marketing
Cody Sperber

Cody Sperber’s #1 Way To Find Deals On The MLS

Finding Hidden Gems On The MLS Is Easier Than You Think! Hey Cody Sperber the Clever Investor here and in today’s real estate investing blog post I wanted to share the #1 way I use to find profitable deals off the MLS (I call this my MLS Hack). Now I am not talking about having

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Getting Started
Cody Sperber

You Gotta Start Somewhere!

Hello there! My name is Cody Sperber, and this here is my fancy new real estate investing blog. 🙂 Right off the bat let me thank you warmly for stopping by. If you’re in any way into real estate investing, then you’re in the right place. And please know that my very sincere desire is

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