New to Real Estate Investing? All You Need to Know to Start Your Portfolio with Erika Brown7-Figure Educator

New to Real Estate Investing? All You Need to Know to Start Your Portfolio with Erika Brown

In this episode, I sit down with someone who is an absolute powerhouse in real estate investing, Erika Brown - real estate investor mogul & coach, and host of the Wealth Within Reach podcast. With her multiple seven-figure portfolio and over 30 doors in her portfolio and counting, Erika shares her inspiring real estate journey with us and the mindset shifts and investment strategies she took to achieve her multimillion dollar real estate business.

We delve into overcoming common fears in real estate, practical tools for both seasoned investors and real estate newbies, as well as how to choose the right investment strategy that aligns with your life goals. Get ready to take notes because this episode is packed with insights and strategies to help you navigate the real estate game.


  • Erika’s real estate journey
  • The power of equity and cash flow in real estate
  • On overcoming fear in the real estate business
  • How tax strategy can help business owners
  • The importance of cost segregation studies to optimize tax deductions
  • The value of having a financial team and understanding tax incentives
  • On determining the right real estate strategy based on goals
  • On navigating real estate investing strategies
  • Terminologies: What’s DCSR? What’s a hard money lender? What’s ADU?
  • Erika’s advice to people starting with real estate


“When we use hard money loans, our goal is to get in and get out and it is generally a short-term construction loan type of product for investors.” – Erika Brown

“As you increase your knowledge, you will be comfortable taking more risks. And then, as your seasons change, you can get into more of those active investing types of strategies.”  – Erika Brown


Erika Brown

IG: @erikabrowninvestor

LinkedIn: @erika brown

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Dr. Erica Jordan-Thomas

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LinkedIn | @erica-jordan-thomas-ed-l-d-86314764

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Wow! This was amazing morning motivation! Great job Erinn!

7-Figure Educator

Living a life of ease is my new motto! Loved this candid interview with Erinn Cottman. It’s so important that we share the $ figures and let each other know how we’re doing! Took some invaluable nuggets from this. Thank you!

7-Figure Educator

I’m so excited Dr Erica has created this show for educators. Thank you!

Johnicia Miller
7-Figure Educator

This episode was such a necessary listen. I found myself cheering Erinn on, but also refocusing my own approach to career, growth, and finances …. Such relatable stories snd personal experience shared so honestly. Fantastic coverage of so many topics that needed this level of discussion. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

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