In this episode, we are looking at how this Portland real estate entrepreneur built his empire from scratch. Antoine J. Dean is a real estate agent, investor, and creator of "The Making of a Mogul" vlog series.
His vlog series takes an in-depth look at how a troubled kid (Antoine) goes from hustler to real estate entrepreneur, and at the same time, goes against the conventional wisdom to show how he built his successful business.
1:39 How Antoine got into real estate
9:40 The story of his first purchase and how he was able to turn a potentially bad situation into his benefit
17:07 Building tiny houses on properties
18:17 How Antoine began his vlog and how his upbringing affected his inspiration to start it
21:26 How he uses video and his experience as a black real estate agent in the “whitest city in america” as a part of his strategy
23:45 Finding what works best for you and your market and your market strategy
26:26 Balancing looking for properties that your investors are also looking for despite competition
28:08 Knowing when to flip and when to wait
32:15 What does 5 years in look like for a development property realtor and when to know if the property is right
36:08 working with lenders
41:16 How Antoine creates his vlog
45:04 On how to find the balance between using commissions and loans for your portfolio
47:49 How keeping a low overhead and being frugal are helping him in his 2021 vision