Josh is the top residential real estate investor in his community and has been a full-time investor since 2003. He has bought and sold over 700 properties since 2003. Josh is laser-focused on the distressed property niche including his 6 revenue pillars. Those 6 revenue pillars are Bank Foreclosures (REOs), Short Sales, Lease Options, Buyers, Magnetic Marketing for sellers, buyers and private lenders and most of all, Raising Private Capital.
Josh is also the CEO of the Freeland Companies, which serves both borrows and investors making real estate investment loans to real estate investors and Strategic Real Estate Coach students across the United States. The Freeland Companies also serves investors by offering a fixed 13% rate of return.
While his home base is Northeast Ohio, Josh regularly partners up with other investors and even students to close deals in 25 other states. So no matter where you live, Josh is the man to show you how to find, structure, negotiate and close real estate deals for big profit.
No matter which area of real estate you intend on focusing on, there’s no doubt that Josh can teach you a thing or two… or fifty.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Akron with a bachelor’s of arts degree. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Mark got married to his wonderful wife Michelle. He was always involved in construction and art projects at school and during summer breaks. He became a teacher for two years and was working for Josh in the summers doing real estate projects. In the fall of 2005 Mark decided to quit his teaching job and become a full time real estate investor. From 2005 until 2009 he was involved in short sales and flipping between 1-3 homes a month, in 2008 / 2009 mark decided to buy properties with private money, improving and then selling them.
From, 2009 – 2011 Mark worked on buying and selling foreclosure properties. Then in 2011, Mark and Josh decided to create a formal business relationship where Josh took care of marketing, raising capital and systems and Mark would handle all the construction and purchasing of homes. Mark now has over 40 rehabs under his belt and currently he and Josh carry 12-15 single family, 40k flips, and renovation projects at any one time.
Mark focuses all of his time on standard operating procedures, scheduling, budgeting, finding homes, and interviewing, and hiring contractors. Mark limits his swinging of hammers, laying floors, roofing etc. and now focuses on being the foreman and general manager. His expertise is teaching student on how to find properties, budget repairs, accurately make offers based on repairs needed, find houses from VA, HUD, Fannie Mae, and many other avenues.