On this episode of the Passive Income Attorney podcast, Seth is joined by Jonathan Greene, as they take a deep dive into how to successfully run a fix and flip business, how to find an investor-friendly real estate agent, and most importantly, how to live a focused, yet balanced lifestyle. Jonathan, as a self-proclaimed introvert, shares his journey of leaving a thriving business behind to completely unplug from the world for a whole year to focus on himself and his happiness. Jonathan is a former attorney and has over 30 years of real estate experience. Enjoy!
“Everybody wants to push everything forward so fast. . . but I don’t think they’re looking wide enough. . . I think everybody needs to take a step back and look at an aerial view of their life.”
Here’s a breakdown of what to expect in this episode:
- How exposure to real estate growing up set the table for his business today
- Transitioning from a law practice, to the art industry, to real estate
- Discover how to make house-flipping passive with a team that can make decisions for you
- How to find investor-friendly real estate agents
- Why you need to have the knowledge before the capital in real estate
- The importance of self-reflection to accelerate your business
- And so much more!
ABOUT | JONATHAN GREENE:
Jonathan Greene is a real estate investor and team leader/concierge agent, and a certified life coach and real estate coach. He is also a former attorney, gallerist, museum curator, and educator who left standardized employment to pursue his lifelong obsession with real estate investing full-time.
Jonathan’s company, Streamlined Properties, is a single-member LLC sourcing off-market deals in New Jersey and other cities across the country. Streamlined Properties On-Market, brokered by eXp Realty, is a fast-growing nationwide team of investor-friendly real estate agents built to fill the niche for real estate investors who need agents who understand exactly what they are looking for. They are training and mentoring agents to become investor-friendly in their market, with the long-term goal of helping them build their own team and their own investment portfolio.
Jonathan has been involved in real estate transactions for more than 30 years. He runs a separate family real estate partnership with his sister, Karin. They have several properties in New York, New Jersey, and California that they manage. Jonathan provides real estate investment guidance and workshops all over New Jersey and nationally and can advise on the viability of any market.
In 2018, Jonathan took a year off from the real estate business and local investment guidance to focus on living a minimalist life. He deleted all of his social media except Instagram and committed to living his life on his own terms and not at the end of a phone.
Jonathan is a national speaker who has been featured at Dippidi Deep Dive, Curaytor Excellence, and NurtuRE Con, as well as local events. He has also brought these skills to podcasting with two podcasts, Dad and Assemblage. Dad is a parenting podcast about the role fathers play in our lives. Assemblage is a podcast for creatives building something unique.
Jonathan grew up in Brooklyn Heights, NY, but graduated high school in NJ at the Peddie School. He has a BA in Criminal Justice from the University of Hartford, where he graduated magna cum laude. Jonathan also has a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He lives in West Orange, New Jersey, with his two children.
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