Jan 12, 2021
HGTV has inspired quite a few real estate ambitions. It’s no surprise that many get inspired by the magical renovations and reveals from shows like The Property Brothers, Fixer Upper, and Flip or Flop. And that’s exactly what sparked Chiagozie Fawole to launch a side hustle as a real estate investor.
She started with a flip project, which Chiagozie now refers to as the best real estate education she ever received. Spoiler alert: it was not quite like the experience she witnessed on TV. She learned from that experience and grew a portfolio, including a 12-unit building where she raised capital from investors.
Chiagozie is a physician by trade living in Syracuse, New York. She created the Savvy Docs platform to teach other medical professionals how to invest in real estate on the side to shine a light on the parts reality TV tends to leave out. In this episode, she shares how to invest in real estate as a side-hustle, some of the mistakes she made starting out, and wins from helping others get started with investing.
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