May 26, 2020
Cecil Cummins and J Scott sit down to discuss the long term implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Federal Stimulus Bailout, along with its implications in the commercial real estate market. J Scott (he goes by "J") is an entrepreneur, investor, speaker, author, and co-host of the BiggerPockets Business Podcast.
An engineer and business guy by education, J spent much of his early career in Silicon Valley, where he held management positions at several Fortune 500 companies, including Microsoft and eBay. In 2008, J and his wife Carol quit their corporate jobs, moved back East, got married, started a family, and decided to focus on real estate and investing. In the past 10 years, they have bought, built, rehabbed, sold, lent-on, and held over $60MM in property all around the country. J is also a business advisor and mentor to several companies, business owners, and entrepreneurs.
J runs the popular website 123Flip.com and is the author of four books on real estate investing, including the bestselling Book on Flipping Houses. His titles have sold over 200,000 copies in the past six years and have helped investors from around the world get their start in real estate. J has been featured on the BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast four times (episodes #10, #63, #311, and #321) and is co-host of the BiggerPockets Business Podcast.
J and his family currently live in Sarasota, Fla. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.