Ryan Narus is a double graduate of Wake Forest University with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and an MBA with concentrations in Operations and Marketing. He began his career as an award winning salesman, then took that knowledge to write and sell a book. After graduating with his MBA, Ryan went to work for Wells Fargo’s Operations Leadership Program. Ryan works full-time on operating and growing the Archimedes Group portfolio.

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In This Episode We Cover:

  • How Ryan became a succesful real-estate entrepreneur
  • Three aspects to a deal
  • Finding and reaching out to investors
  • What made Ryan choose mobile home parks
  • Investment criteria
  • Importance of having a good location
  • How learning Spanish can give you a competitive advantage
  • Tips on finding deals
  • Deal breakers
  • Ryan’s valuation techniques
  • Choosing between deals
  • Determining the fair market rent
  • Ways to increase property value

Ryan’s book recommendations:

  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
  • The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss
  • Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

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