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EP320: Clayton Morris Shares His Journey from Leaving Fox News, to How he Achieved Financial Freedom Through Performing Assets

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Clayton Morris was a former Fox News anchor and achieved financial freedom through investing in real estate. He got into wholesaling while still working for the network and now he runs a turnkey operation for his clients. On today’s show, Clayton shares his investment formula, what types of properties he looks for, and how real estate is just a means to achieve the lifestyle you want.


Key Takeaways:

  • Clayton was able to achieve financial freedom and leave his full-time job at Fox News.
  • When did Clayton realize that being in media wasn’t for him anymore?
  • How did Clayton get into real estate?
  • Clayton shares how he was able to manage his full-time job and get into real estate on the side.
  • Things changed completely when Clayton learned about wholesaling.
  • Clayton wasn’t rich when he was doing this. He went through a foreclosure and massive debt while stumbling into this.
  • What did Clayton’s wholesaling journey look like?
  • Clayton reversed engineered his numbers to find out what was ‘the number’ he needed in real estate income to become financially free.
  • It’s not about real estate. It’s about your why and the financial goal you have with your family.
  • What is Clayton’s investment formula?
  • How did Clayton pick his investment locations?
  • Clayton really likes C and B class neighborhoods.
  • Always calculate the ‘headache’ factor; be careful investing in D class areas.
  • How does Clayton manage his properties?
  • What was Clayton’s key takeaway from working with a very shady management company?
  • What’s one piece of advice Clayton would share with his younger self?
  • Don’t live for other people. Live for yourself.
  • Who does Clayton prefer to work with?

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“The true way you build wealth is not working for somebody at a nine-to-five job, but instead have your performing assets create your lifestyle.”

“You’re only as good as your last deal. So I turned that into buying properties out-of-state to build up a portfolio and hit financial freedom.”

“I don’t fall in love with real estate. I fall in love with ROI. The best properties are not in your backyard.”

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