162: Brandon Thompson | Coming Back From Bankruptcy

Jul 22, 2019 | Interviews, Podcast


Brandon Thompson is a real estate investor that is doing something radically different – using Airbnbs to move into the digital side of real estate investing. Brandon has an amazing story – he grew up in a trailer park, went on to make a lot of money in real estate, then lost it all when he was forced to declare bankruptcy in the recession. Now he’s more intentional about the way he makes money. 

In This Conversation We Cover: 

  • [7:00] Brandon’s modest beginnings
  • [9:42] How he teaches his kids to appreciate what they have
  • [14:04] His trajectory from making money to losing money to making money again
  • [21:50] How his bank forced him to declare bankruptcy
  • [30:58] How he learned to more intentional about his business
  • [33:30] How he made $100,000 in a week
  • [38:40] His advice for people going through a hard time
  • [41:13] Why he leans more towards Airbnbs than traditional rentals
  • [50:57] How he wants to battle poverty in West Georgia by teaching people what he’s learnt

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About Us

Ciao! We’re Rob & Kim. Over the past two-decades we’ve lived by one motto, “Excuses are over. it’s time to live!”

In August of 2021, we put our motto to the test, sold everything and moved our family to Italy.