A full time investor since March 1996, Mitch Stephen has flipped over 1,000 properties, which gave him plenty of background for his book, My Life & 1,000 Houses: Failing Forward to Financial Freedom. In 2007, Mr. Stephen was honored by the San Antonio Real Estate Investor's Association (SREIA). Despite the fact that he'd never been on the board or held an official position, the president and sitting board voted to dedicate the offices in his name.
Mitch Stephen is also an avid songwriter, taking honors at the 2005 Tejano Music Awards, winning "Crossover Song of the Year" for his part in co-writing the song "Who's That Gringo," performed by multiple Grammy Award winner David Lee Garza and group Los Musicales; Co-writer Billy O'Rourke. Hear much of Mitch's music at www.MitchStephen.com, with over 45 original songs! Mr. Stephen is currently hard at work promoting his new book, My Life & 1,000 Houses.
Please tell us a bit about your book, My Life & 1,000 Houses, and what you hope readers take away from reading it.
My Life & 1,000 Houses: Failing Forward to Financial Freedom is the autobiographical account of an amateur entrepreneur who stumbles upon the longstanding revelations of money, business, love and life while struggling to find financial freedom. Readers will see what happens to this entrepreneur after the “get rich” seminars and CDs and experience this investor’s highs and lows as he moves towards into becoming a professional at his craft.
If your current release were to be turned into a movie, who would you love to see play what characters and why?
James Belushi…because you have to have a sense of humor or the world will eat you alive.
What are your favorite aspects of writing?
Writing is an emotional release for me, a definite shifting of the gears. As a type “A” personality I get my rest not by sitting down, but by changing the task at hand.
Your least favorite aspects of writing?