Today we talk with Byron Fisher, owner of BT Realty Services
in the Tampa Bay area, about his real estate strategies during this
COVID19 pandemic. Although Byron only started in real estate
in 2012, he has become quite successful in a short amount of time.
Byron also gives his advice to new investors on how best to
navigate the current real estate market and mistakes to avoid. Also
discussed is that we are in somewhat of an artificial market
as there really hasn't been much of a change in prices and
valuations due to the pushing off of foreclosures and
evictions - but it's only a matter of time before this
Key Discussion Points
[01:01] Opening remarks by Eric Odum and Steven
[05:31] About our guest: Byron Fisher
[06:04] How did you get started in real estate?
[12:24] Are you using debt to acquire properties (the
ones you are currently holding)?
[13:36] How has COVID19 affected your rental and
[15:54] Tell us about the online auctions you're involved with
(Auction.com, Hubzu, etc)
[19:56] What's your opinion on where you think the market
will go and what opportunities might come up?
[21:28] What have you heard about Gov. DeSantis pushing
off foreclosures and evictions even later than August 2020?
[24:47] What types of mistakes do you see people making as
they build their real estate business?
[25:33] Do you have your own crews that can help fix up
real estate properties?
[31:19] What advice can you give to new investors on how
best to navigate this real estate market we're in?
[32:19] How can people contact you for opportunities or
[34:27] Closing comments by Eric and Steven