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Ep47: How To Find Investors By Leveraging Existing Contacts with Insiders Circle Member David Edwards

The latest podcast is an interview with a very active Insiders Circle member, David Edwards, a former IT Project Manager who has been applying his transferable skills to set up a successful property sourcing business.

David provides us with his insights into his experience so far:

  • How he chose his strategy and why he tweaked it along the way
  • What he learned from time wasting activities
  • How he used LinkedIn to find investors from existing contacts
  • How he developed his expertise and knowledge
  • Underestimating how long marketing takes!
  • Why patience and building up slowly is important for long-term results

Podcast Timestamp
07:10 Taking time out and reflecting on his career
08:30 Looking at what would make him happy and fulfilled
08:50 Getting educated and setting up the company
11:05 Deciding to go full-time into property
12:15 Looking at different strategies and areas
13:05 Setting targets and cash flow minimum
15:25 Broadening the network and joining groups
16:50 Deciding on the strategy
17:50 Learning from distractions away from getting leads
20:45 Different types of investors
23:05 Using evidence and feedback
24:10 Investors coming from existing contacts
26:00 Not over-planning the property sourcing business
27:05 Building up gradually rather than rushing in
30:00 Linking refurb project management with sourcing
32:40 Using Insiders Circle to learn key information and insights
34:50 Using the group to get feedback on both property and marketing
37:10 Genuine support from members of the group