Investor / Author / Educator
Mitch Stephen has been a self-employed RE investor for 25+ years. His real estate investing career started at the age of 23 when he read “Nothing Down” by Robert Allen.
Mitch Stephen has purchased well over 2,000 houses in and around his hometown of San Antonio, TX. A high school graduate, who never stopped learning. Books, CDs, seminars and webinars were his classroom.
Today he specializes in owner financing properties to individuals left behind by traditional lending institutions and giving new life to properties that scar the neighborhoods.
Mitch’s personal expertise includes Raising Private Money, Finding Bargain Properties, Negotiating Favorable Terms, Dealing with Renovations and Contractors, Selling Houses, Selling Notes with little to NO Discount, and helping others deal with the everyday throws of life in business. He is very familiar with Dodd-Frank, RMLOs, S.A.F.E. Act, Texas Property Code, Truth -in-Lending, R.E.S.P.A. and the legal options available in the owner finance domain.
Mitch, together with his wife, Tommi, and his daughter, Shannon purchased their fair share of local houses. Their company, Independence Day, Inc., has bought and sold over 2,000 properties in and about San Antonio, Texas since 1996. This company specializes in buying distressed properties with OPM and selling those properties with Owner Financing.
Mitch has written several books in the My Life & 1,000 Houses series:
- MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES: Failing Forward to Financial Freedom
- MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES: 200+ Ways to Find Bargain Properties
- MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES: The Art of Owner Financing
- MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES: The Art of Private Lending