I’m a big believer in financial freedom and living a life of abundant opportunity!
I remember being nine years old and getting home from school on what should have been a very typical school day. The bus dropped me off at the end of the cul-de-sac and I ran my way up to the house excited – excited because I had an oatmeal cream pie with my name on it (if you know, you know!). Once my belly was full from the delicious snack, I settled in for a new movie premiering on the Disney Channel. It was then that my Dad came into the room, which was weird because he was never home this early, and sat to my right. My Mom then came in and sat to my left. They turned off the TV and my Dad said to me, “Son, your Mom and I aren’t going to live together anymore.” It was at this moment that my childhood would change forever – two birthdays, two Christmases, two houses but never a home.
My parents’ divorce completely shaped my life and beliefs as a young child. In the years to follow, I took a vow that finances were NEVER going to impact the relationships in my life as this was a major reason my parents split.
The reason I share this story with you is it’s important you connect with my beliefs of creating a life of abundant wealth and opportunity for myself and the clients I serve. The avenue I’ve chosen to create this life of abundance is through real estate. If you’re here reading this, know that I bring this belief in financial freedom through real estate to everyone I serve.
I would consider it a true pleasure to connect and learn more about YOUR real estate needs and financial freedom goals – book a phone call with me directly here.
Blog posts by Paul
Duck and Cover! Inflation Is Coming!
Catchy title, right? Do I think you should be worried about inflation? Oh, hell yes. But as a real estate investor and agent, I see this as an AMAZING time to get into real estate…
What You Need to Know About the Rent Control Ballot Results
One of the major issues in the recent elections was a vote for or against rent control in the cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. I’m going to break down what you need to know…
3 Reasons Why Now Is the Time to Buy Multi-Family Apartments
The last few months of selling multi-family apartments throughout the Twin Cities has been crazy! In just the past two months, I’ve sold close to $10M in real estate, which consists exclusively of multi-family apartments…
Deal Deep Dive: 3029 Garfield Avenue
I’m a big believer that where there’s a will, there’s a way! Emily and I put it out to the universe at the beginning of 2021 to purchase TWENTY-FIVE apartment units by the end of…
Deal Deep Dive: 2415 Harriet
I’ve come to believe that if you want to progress towards your goals and dreams it takes letting go of first establishing the “perfect plan.” It takes dedication, perseverance and an unwavering commitment towards the…
How to Finance Your First Investment Property Deal
I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” First off, that’s the most messed-up saying ever! Who the heck is out there skinning cats?! That’s just wrong! But…
Step One to Financial Freedom in 12 Months
I was listening to a Bigger Pockets podcast over the weekend and Brandon Turner, the host, presented a unique question to the guest. He asked, “If you could give five pieces of advice to your…
Three Crucial Items All Leases Should Include
This article is for anyone who either has 1) signed a lease or 2) has tenants of their own that’ve signed a lease. Between these two buckets this is probably darn near all of us!…
The Four Levers of Investing in Real Estate
Paul here again to talk about a huge passion of mine – real estate investing! Specifically, buy and hold real estate investing. Since Emily and I dove head first into rental properties our minds have…
Hack Your Way to $250k Net Worth (and live for free!) with These 4 Steps
I love real estate! Like LOOOOOVVEEE real estate! I love real estate because it can truly CHANGE someone’s life forever! The power that residential real estate can have on personal wealth building and finances is…
Three Books That Changed My Life
Heyooo! I hope you’re having a fantastic week! For those of you who don’t know, I’m a huge fan of… READING! Crazy right!?!? And to think you only thought all I did was real estate…
How I Made $250k Last Month
Did the title of this blog get your attention…? I hope so! This article is not about me, it’s about YOU! The power of real estate is INSANE, and it’s a vehicle to success I’m…
What is an Escalation Clause?
You’d think that due to COVID-19 the Minneapolis real estate market would be in a tough spot – but contrary to popular belief, things are still flying off the shelf here in Minneapolis. This past…
3.5% Down or 20% Down?
Whether I’m working with a buyer to find a swanky new condo down in the North Loop or someone interested in house hacking and buying a duplex in South Minneapolis – the question always comes…
My 3 Favorite Features of Our Home Search App!
Did you know that I have my own home search app? I didn’t think so. Well, now you do—and it’s pretty badass! To download the app, follow this link: http://app.drgmpls.com/76b7. Below are my three favorite…
Three Most Popular Apartments by Production
The Coronavirus has given me quite the opportunity to work “ON” my business as opposed to “IN” my business. That, and I’m trying to NOT watch Tiger King for a third straight time… Below is…
How COVID-19 Will Affect Your Rental Search
Things are pretty crazy right now throughout the world due to COVID-19. We’re entering an unprecedented time where there’s a lot of uncertainty in all aspects of the economy. I wanted to take a minute…
Your Lease’s Dirty Secrets
Leases are my jam! Yes, my team and I work with buyers and sellers within the condo and loft market here in Downtown Minneapolis. But, on a daily basis, my personal residential real estate focus…
Should I Buy or Rent in Minneapolis?
I can’t believe summer is already coming to a close! Every year the season seems to absolutely fly by, only to leave me in the dust wondering what the heck I even did during the…
Winter vs. Summer Renting in Minneapolis
When is the best time to rent an apartment in Minneapolis? The summer or the winter? This is a question my clients often ask. What time of the year has the best deals? The highest…
Top 5 Differences Between Apartment and Condo Rentals
There are SO MANY different residential buildings available in Minneapolis! And it seems like every single week a new apartment complex goes up in one of our amazing neighborhoods! With the influx of new apartment…
3 Essential Guidelines for Apartment Hunting in Downtown Minneapolis
Picture this… Your apartment manager sends you an email. It’s your renewal notice. Time to decide whether you’re going to stay put or look for a new Minneapolis apartment. Then you notice they’re hiking your…
Top 3 Dog-Friendly Minneapolis Apartments
I make it a point that EVERY time I see a dog on the street, I stop for a solid pet session! Who’s with me?! I grew up with a chocolate lab named Raleigh. She…
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