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Should Investors Get Their Real Estate License with Aziz Shabazz, Ep. 495

Aziz Shabazz is a top-producing realtor, and financial coach in the Chicagoland area. He has been in real estate for almost two decades and a licensed realtor for over 8 years. He leads a 30+ agent real estate team. He owns multiple rental units and operates a financial consultation business. His mission is to help individuals & families understand financial literacy while also teaching small businesses how to build and grow their network. Aziz works with groups, individuals and organizations on building confidence and understanding how a mindset can either hinder you or push you to the next level. Aziz was also named Top 5% producing realtor in both 2020 & 2021 and has over 500 agents in his financial literacy organization.

In our conversation with Aziz, we talked about his investing and brokerage journey, why you should get a license, and the pros and cons of being a licensed investor, and the importance of passion and commitment in real estate investing.


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Passion and Commitment

  • 00:00 House-hacking to brokerage;
  • 10:30 Should you get a real estate license; 
  • 13:26 Unlicensed investor VS. Licensed investor
  • 17:46 Passion and commitment in real estate investing;
  • 28:55 Coaching

Round of Insights:

Apparent Failure: Failed business opportunities in the past

Digital Resource: Google

Most Recommended Book: Think and Grow Rich

Daily Habit: Prospecting

#1 Insight for Real Estate Investing: Buy right.

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