August 21, 2022
E154 Rafael Cortez
Have you always wanted to become a real estate investor but didn’t know how to get started? Has your fear of failure kept you from pulling the trigger on what you know will be a money-making venture? On this week’s episode of Get Your FILL – Financial Independence & Long Life podcast, Rafael Cortez shares the secrets that have made him a success and how he helps others to launch.
Rafael Cortez, is a second generation entrepreneur from Yuma, AZ. After becoming one of the youngest firefighters in Yuma County, he launched his first company at the age of 23 and maintained constant growth until he successfully sold the company in 2014. Rafael is currently an Organizational Psychologist and real estate coach and investor, holding ownership in multiple companies in various verticals. Working with Wholesaling Inc, Rafael uses his investment knowledge, entrepreneurial spirit, and training as an organizational psychologist to help others become successful real estate investors. Chris expanded into development, private-lending, buying distressed debt as well as commercial office, and ultimately syndicating commercial properties. He began syndicating deals in 2016 and has been actively involved in over $500M of real estate acquisitions. In addition to real estate, Chris has invested in equities, oil & gas, and small business lending, as well as being active in Venture South, one of the nation’s Top 10 Angel Investing groups. Chris lives with his wife and two boys (and Viszla, Lucy!) in Asheville, NC where he loves spending time with them in the outdoors and enjoying the food and culture that the region has to offer.
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