Mastering Adaptability: From Fractured Beginnings to $700 Million Under Management with Dave Van Horn
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Dave Van Horn's story is one of resilience and courage in the face of challenge. Despite the obstacle of his parent's divorce and financial hardship, he managed to graduate college and make a successful career in real estate. But what happened next came as an unexpected twist, leaving Dave's story with a dramatic conclusion that will surprise you.

In this episode, you will be inspired to conquer hardships on your road to entrepreneurial success in real estate note investing. You will be able to realize the importance of honing a wide range of skills and how you can benefit from crucial relationships. And cultivate financial prosperity through resourcefulness and a grateful mindset.

“But you know, there's, there's plenty of beauty in the world, there's plenty of, you know, we don't necessarily have to go 10,000 miles to find something beautiful. It might be right in front of our backyard or something, you know, so it's, that's my view on that. I mean, that's not weird. It's crazy. It's all around us.”

“We have a lot of resources that a lot of other folks in other places don't have. And it's just to be mindful that, you know, we can, we don't always have to do this, take the mentality that we can. There's plenty that we can do to give back and have an impact. I really encourage people to think about doing more impactful investing, than just investing.”

Dave Van Horn, a seasoned real estate and mortgage note investor with an impressive track record, has overcome significant adversity to achieve entrepreneurial success. As the founder and executive chairman of PPR Capital Management, Dave has expertly navigated numerous challenges, including family struggles and health issues, to build a thriving business. Today, PPR Capital Management manages over 700 million dollars in assets and has diversified its portfolio to include both residential and commercial properties. Dave's humble demeanor and unwavering resilience make him a powerful example for all aspiring real estate investors facing adversity.

Adversities Dave had to overcome:

·     Divorce of his parents

·     Divided family as a result of divorce

·     Trust issues were developed

·     Financial hardships growing up

·     Business financial adversity on the collections side almost cost him his business

Abundance Dave created:

·     Was able to establish a good relationship with his siblings

·     Got himself into school through a scholarship

·     Got into real estate and succeeded

·     Financial abundance which gave him peace of mind

Lessons from Dave's adversities:

·     Be prepared to pivot whenever needed

·     Don’t “wait”, act on it. There’s no billionaire that hasn’t lost “millions”

·     Learn how to respond to each adversity

Overcoming Adversity to Obtain a Scholarship and Change Trajectory

Challenges and obstacles may seem daunting, but it's vital to persevere and remain determined in the face of adversity. Whether it's personal or professional setbacks or financial hardships, facing adversity is a test of character and self-realization. In moments of struggle, it's crucial to maintain a growth mindset and to keep pushing towards goals. Overcoming adversity demonstrates resilience, opens new opportunities and alters the trajectory of one's life. In Dave Van Horn's life story, he shares how he overcame the financial instability of his upbringing by obtaining a four-year scholarship that changed his life for the better. The academic scholarship not only provided Dave with quality education but also introduced him to successful individuals who influenced his future career. This transformative experience highlights how perseverance and determination can have a profound impact on a person's life course and success.



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