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No matter what asset class you want to invest in, creativity is key—especially if you don’t have a rich uncle to help you get started!

You just have to stop asking yourself, ‘Can I do this?’ And start asking yourself, ‘How can I do this?’

Christian Osgood left his sales job with CoStar Group to become a full-time investor at age 29. And in the last 18 months, he leveraged creative financing to build a portfolio of 95 units.

Today, he is Cofounder of Multifamily Strategy, a platform that helps others achieve financial freedom with real estate and take back control of their lives.

On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing, Christian joins Garrett and me to discuss his top creative strategies for buying property, challenging us to think beyond price when we negotiate a deal.

Christian walks us through the fundamentals of seller financing, explaining how he introduces himself to property owners and why he focuses on understanding their goals to build a strong relationship.

Listen in for Christian’s insight on using Google Maps to ‘drive for dollars’ and learn his formula for finding creative ways to close a real estate deal.

Christian Osgood and Cody Davis – Key Takeaways 

How Christian got into the real estate industry

Why Christian skipped single family investing

How Christian bought his first 2 duplexes

What Christian did once he ran out of his own money

What objections Christian runs into re: seller financing

How Christian gets owners to suggest seller financing

How Christian & Cody find contact info for owners

Christian’s cold call script for talking to property owners

What a seller financing deal looks like

What Christian likes about creative financing

Christian’s 2 rules of winning at real estate

How Christian & Cody raise money without syndications

How Christian cultivates relationships with investors

How Christian plans to scale his real estate portfolio

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Christian on Instagram

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Michael on Facebook 

Michael on Instagram 

Michael on YouTube 

Michael on TikTok

Apartment Investor Network Facebook Group 

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