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REIA 401 Serena Holmes: Leveraging Private Lending To Invest In Real Estate Passively

Serena Holmes is a licensed REALTOR®, real estate investor, author of the book “The Accidental Entrepreneur”, host of the “Inspired to Invest” podcast and former CEO of Tigris Events, a multi-award winning brand experience agency she ran for 18 years.

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Main point:

  • How did you start investing in real estate?
  • What lead you to private lending?
  • What kind of due diligence do you perform when considering a lend?
  • Have you ever had anything go wrong with a lend?
  • What should a borrower do to make a lender feel more comfortable?
  • You’re also an author.  What inspired you to write and publish The Accidental Entrepreneur?
  • What’s next for you?

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Biography Serena Holmes:

An experienced entrepreneur turned REALTOR®, investor & author.  I ran a multi-award winning agency called Tigris Events for 18yrs & sold it in February/22. During my time running the business, I built up the company to 10 full-time employees & 2,200+ part-time.  I was encouraged to start investing in real estate in 2013. Since that time, I have owned short & long-term rentals, bought & sold pre-construction, invested in land dev & syndicated mortgages. In the past 5yrs, I’ve also invested in 57 private loans.   I published a book called “The Accidental Entrepreneur” in 2021 which chronicles how I turned tragedy into triumph to embrace my destiny in entrepreneurship