Podcast #26: Denver House Hacking w/ Craig Curelop

Today’s special guest is Craig Curelop, a driven lifehacker currently based in Denver, Colorado. After leaving San Francisco, he landed a job as financial analyst at BiggerPockets.

Within 2 months from his move, he was able to get a property under contract and started house hacking. When you factor the money Craig is saving from not paying rent, his cash-on-cash is a whopping 64.6%!

If you want to give house hacking a try and would like to know how to do it successfully, consider this episode a must-listen!

Other Key Takeaways

  • His advice to those who would like to list their property on Airbnb
  • The things he factored in when he bought the property
  • How he goes about the tenant screening process The questions he asks prospective tenants
  •  The importance of running a credit check
  • Things he would have done differently
  • His investing strategies and future plans
  • The vision and direction he has in mind a few years down the road
  • His advice to people who would like to follow his route
  • The importance of taking risks and being uncomfortable
  • Why networking and meeting people is crucial

Books:

The Book on Managing Rental Properties by Brandon and Heather Turner
Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

Links

Craig’s investing strategy: https://www.denverinvestmentrealestate.com/craig-curelops-investing-strategy/
Cozy.co https://cozy.co/
Airbnb https://www.airbnb.com/
Turo.com https://turo.com/
Mr. Money Mustache https://www.mrmoneymustache.com/

Craig’s Profiles

Craig’s Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/craig-curelop-a6457242
Bigger Pockets https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/author/craigcurelop/

Need help investing in Denver? Contact Chris at chris@denverinvestmentrealetate.com or 303 548 0846

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Chris Lopez is a Denver area real estate entrepreneur and investor, as well as the host of Bigger Pockets’ House Hackerz and the Denver Real Estate Investing Podcast.
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