#4 - INVESTING WITH A PURPOSE: PROVIDING WORK & HOUSING TO VETERANS WHILE BEING ECO-FRIENDLY WITH KIRBY ATWELL
By Ricardo Rodriguez & Matthew Mesick
On episode #4 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast, we sit down and talk to Kirby Atwell - he is the CEO & Founder of Green Vet Homes.
ABOUT KIRBY ATWELL
Kirby is a West Point graduate and former U.S. Army Officer. He’s the former CEO of iCandy Homes, completing over 70 fix and flips over a 4-year period. He is now the CEO and Founder of Green Vet Homes - a company that buys, rehabs, and rents homes to homeless veterans while using green sustainable products and donating a portion of all proceeds to support veterans. Lastly, Kirby was recently hired on as the COO of BunkerLabs, a national non-for-profit organization that aids veterans in starting and growing their own businesses.
On today's show we talk about investing with a purpose and providing work and housing to veterans, being coachable and getting organized in your business, real estate education programs and the Cashflow 101 game created by Robert Kiyosaki, and setting goals and aligning them with your purpose.
SHOW NOTES & LINKS
02:53 - How Kirby got started in real estate
03:30 - Kirby’s first deal
04:05 - www.icandyhomes.com
08:05 - www.greenvethomes.com
10:00 - HUD-VASH Eligibility Criteria
13:00 - Structuring SFH rental deals
14:30 - Timeline on deals
19:00 - The Rat Race Defined
19:30 - Cashflow 101 Game Night
23:05 - On setting goals and looking at what’s really important
24:20 - www.bunkerlabs.org
24:30 - www.1871.com
25:40 - On starting a business, and does it align with what your purpose
30:37 - How to get involved with bunker labs
32:08 - Real estate education
32:10 - Should you sign up for a real estate investing program?
36:15 - On making decisions and setting goals
37:35 - Hiring a business consultant
42:55 - Being coachable and getting organized
50:20 - Apartment investing, multi-units commercial properties
43:05 - Advice from Kirby on how to get started real estate investing
55:33 - Connecting with Kirby
56:37 - Team Red, White & Blue
COMMENTS & QUESTIONS
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