Episode 209: Paul Bulanov

Fed hikes rates, real estate backs away from M&A, and mortgage holders show equity records. Guest Paul Bulanov at the Bulanov Group joins us with KW Western Realty in Bellingham, Washington. Jumping into the real estate game at just 19 years old, this “barracuda for the basics” shares how the mentorship of books, discipline to follow-up, and a $0 marketing budget has proven as keys to his success.

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Show Notes

Trending News

Fed’s Powell backs rate hike of 25 basis points: Rate hikes are part of the government’s plan to reduce inflation, which Biden also spoke about in his State of the Union address Tuesday. Read more

2022 is showing signs of timid M&A activity in real estate: Less than half of real estate executives expressed their own intent to explore M&A opportunities this year, which is 20% lower than other business sectors. Read more

The average mortgage holder has a record $185,000 in equity: What to know if you’re tempted to borrow from that. Read more

Helpful Links

Contact Paul Bulanov at Bulanov Group with KW Western Realty in Bellingham, Washington! 

Tune into UpFlip on YouTube and learn about the successes and failures of entrepreneurs. 

Get Paul’s book, Non-Negotiables: How To Wake Up, Make A Decision, And Transform Your Life.

Download the Greatness Tracker that holds Paul accountable in his business.

Read The Carpenter: A Story About the Greatest Success Strategies of All by Jon Gordon, one of the many books that mentored Paul.

Check out Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Poor Dad, as referenced by Bruce.

Another book referenced by our hosts was Gary Keller’s The Millionaire Real Estate Investor. Learn the difference between an investor and an observer! 

Purchase your copy of The Millionaire Real Estate Agent (MREA), New York Times bestseller by Gary Keller.

Learn more about the Keller Williams School of Real Estate (KSCORE) and explore your options for *no-cost pre-licensure.


Sphere: Refers to Sphere of Influence. The key to your success and potential in the real estate industry. It’s quite simply the set of all of the people you know. This includes the people you’ve known all your life, but also your loose connections and acquaintances. 


Learn more about the KWYP membership benefits and join your local chapter, today!

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Music by: Gloria Tells from Epidemic Sound


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