969: Doing Million-Dollar Deals as a College Student – Realtor Andres Bustamante

April 22, 2021

Thanks to real estate, Andres Bustamante paid his way through college and then some. While he started as a humble leasing agent, he managed to close a million-dollar deal before graduating. On today’s Real Estate Rockstars, we dig deep on Andres’ real estate journey, discussing the steps he took to win high-dollar deals as a young agent. Andres also shares what it was like finding rentals for fellow students and how this part-time hustle made him a cool $50k per year.

Listen to today’s show and learn:

  • Andres’ favorite real estate podcasts [2:01]
  • How Andres paid for college via real estate [2:43]
  • Andres’ part-time pay as a leasing agent: $50K [6:26]
  • Advice for overcoming imposter syndrome [7:19]
  • How Andres closed his first million-dollar deal [9:44]
  • Andres’ sales stats and current contracts [12:57]
  • Andres’ real estate niche: house hackers [17:16]
  • Advice for buying a new home right now [18:40]
  • Andres’ strategy for getting offers accepted in Austin [24:48]
  • The mindset shift agents need to succeed with cold calling [27:51]
  • What helped Andres succeed in 2020 [28:21]
  • How a morning routine can change your life and your business [29:40]
  • Why mindset matters [31:29]
  • How Andres plans to exceed his sales goals in 2021 [33:07]
  • Andres’ favorite apps and real estate tools [37:19]
  • Real estate predictions for 2021 [38:45]
  • Advice for brand-new real estate agents [42:29]

Andres Bustamante

Born in El Paso, Texas, Andres graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in International Business and Real Estate.

While at UT Austin, Andres got his Realtor’s License and has never looked back since. Andres has lived in France for 2 years and speaks fluent French, English and Spanish. Currently, Andres is a realtor with Keller Williams and owns 3 rental properties in Austin. At the age of 23 he bought his first house hack after reading Rich Dad Poor Dad and has been living rent free ever since.

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