Lex Levinrad

Lex Levinrad Real Estate Investor, Speaker, Author and Mentor. Expert in Distressed Real Estate & Wholesale Real Estate

Location
Boca Raton, Florida
Industry
Real Estate
Current
  1. Distressed Real Estate Institute, LLC.,
  2. Lex Holdings, LLC.
Previous
  1. Levinrad Capital Management,
  2. First Allied Securities,
  3. TD Waterhouse
Education
  1. Association For Investment Management Research
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Background

Summary

Lex Levinrad has been a full time distressed real estate investor since 2003. He has been involved in buying, rehabbing, wholesaling, renting, and selling hundreds of houses in South Florida. Lex is the founder and CEO of the Distressed Real Estate Institute, which trains new real estate investors how to wholesale, fix and flip properties often with no money down. Lex specializes in buying foreclosures, short sales and bank owned properties and offers mentoring and coaching programs, bus tours, boot camps and home study courses for real estate investors. Lex is an accomplished national public speaker and has shared the stage with some of the countries best real estate speakers. Lex has authored numerous books about real estate and is also the the founder of the Distressed Real Estate Investors Association. Lex is also a licensed realtor with Charles Rutenberg Realty. For more information about Lex Levinrad please visit http://www.lexlevinrad.com or call 800-617-2884

Specialties: foreclosures, investing in real estate, wholesaling real estate, flipping houses, flipping properties, short sales, bank owned properties, distressed real estate, property management, acquisition of real estate at a substantial discount to market value, wholesaling, flipping, rehabbing

Experience

Founder and CEO

Distressed Real Estate Institute, LLC.
– Present (6 years 9 months)

Lex Levinrad has been a full time distressed real estate investor since 2003. He has been involved in buying, rehabbing, wholesaling, renting, and selling hundreds of houses in South Florida. Lex is the founder and CEO of the Distressed Real Estate Institute, which trains beginning distressed real estate investors about how to find wholesale real estate deals. Lex specializes in buying foreclosures and bank owned REO homes and offers private mentoring, bus tours, boot camps and home study courses for real estate investors. Lex is an accomplished national public speaker and has shared the stage with some of the countries best real estate speakers. Lex has authored numerous books about real estate and is also the the founder of the Distressed Real Estate Investors Association (DREIA) and the co-founder of the Port St Lucie Real Estate Investors Association (PSLREIA). Lex is also a licensed realtor with Charles Rutenberg Realty. For more information about Lex Levinrad please visit http://www.lexlevinrad.com or call 800-617-2884.

CEO

Lex Holdings, LLC.
– Present (11 years 3 months)

Lex Holdings, LLC. specializes in the acquistion of both residential and commercial real estate throughout the state of Florida. Our focus is on distresssed real estate including foreclosures, REO's and bank owned properties. We are active purchasers of mortgages, and existing assumable portfolios.

President

Levinrad Capital Management
(8 years 6 months)

Lex Levinrad is the founder of Levinrad Capital Management, Inc. a previously Registered Investment Advisory Firm Located in Sherman Oaks, California. As the principal of this firm Lex Levinrad, acted in the capacity of Branch Manager and Registered Options Principal of First Allied Securities, which cleared securities through Bear Stearns and Co.

While in this position, Lex was consistently one of the top producers in the firm managing tens of millions of dollars for hundreds of high net worth clients including the CEO of a high profile publicly traded company and one of the original founders of one of the largest publicly traded companies in the world.

Lex has previously been licensed as a General Securities Principal, Municipal Securities Principal, Registered Investment Advisor, Registered Options Principal and Registered Representative. Lex specialized in selling options, especially covered calls.

Branch Manager, General Securities Principal

First Allied Securities
(3 years 1 month)

Branch Manager, General Securities Principal, Registered Options Principal and Municipal Securities Principal for branch office in Sherman Oaks, California. Held the following licenses:
Series 7, 63, 4, 24, 55, 53, 65, California Life and Health.

Compliance Registered Options Principal

TD Waterhouse
(2 years 6 months)

Compliance Registered Options Principal for Kennedy Cabot & Co (acquired and changed name to TD Waterhouse which is now TD Ameritrade).

Arbitrage Trading Clerk

Chicago Board of Trade
(1 year 1 month)

Worked in the Ten Year Treasury Note Pit As an Arbitrage Trade Clerk.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Opportunities Lex is looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board

Causes Lex cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Children
  • Human Rights
  • Poverty Alleviation

Organizations Lex supports:

Projects

Created One Of The Largest Databases Of Distressed Sellers In The U.S.(Link)

– Present

Created one of the largest sites in the U.S for distressed sellers.

Courses

Association For Investment Management Research

  • CFA Level 1 Finance, Portfolio Management

Languages

  1. Hebrew

Skills

  • Rehabbing
  • REO
  • Foreclosures
  • Short Sales
  • Wholesaling
  • landlord
  • Rental Properties
  • fixing and flipping
  • wholesale real estate
  • distressed real estate
  • bank owned properties
  • bank owned houses
  • pre-foreclosure
  • investing in...
  • short sale negotiation
  • real estate coaching
  • real estate education
  • Real Estate
  • Property Management
  • Graduate Real Estate...
  • Property Flipping
  • House
  • Landlord
  • Investments
  • Rentals
  • Wholesale Real Estate
  • Wholesale
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Investors
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Single Family Homes
  • Investment Properties
  • Residential Homes
  • Property
  • Brokerage
  • Relocation
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Buyer Representation
  • Condos
  • Selling
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Landlords
  • Luxury
  • International Real...
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Sellers
  • Portfolio Management
  • Disposition
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Apartments
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Publications

Social Networking and Internet Marketing For Real Estate Professionals(Link)

Distressed Real Estate Institute
January 2010

Social Networking and Internet Marketing for Real Estate Investors teaches you how to leverage the power of the internet to grow your business and increase your sales. This book was written specifically for realtors, wholesalers and all real estate investors that are looking for a way to increase their revenue and their number of clients. In this book Lex will show you how to use Twitter, Facebook, You Tube, LinkedIn, Flickr and other social and internet marketing websites to dramatically increase your own website traffic and drive more customers to your site. You will learn how to capture and convert this traffic into a database that you can use on a continuing basis to market and solicit your real estate listings, products or services. This book will show you ways to use Web 2.0 techniques to sell a house faster, find buyers and sellers, build your buyer's list and market your wholesale real estate deals. This book is a must read for all real estate investors and professionals.

Title Insurance Tips And Secrets(Link)

Distressed Real Estate Institute
November 2009

Title Insurance Tips and Secrets, 1st Edition, is completely revised and updated to help you understand the key concepts of title insurance and how your title policy protects you. The information in this book will help you to overcome the challenges of a successful real estate closing and will allow you to take control of the real estate settlement process by fully understanding it. This book is written for anyone that wants to finally understand all of the components and costs associated with a real estate closing statement. Kevin Tacher and Lex Levinrad offer proven, practical advice based on a combined experience of over fourteen years handling over one thousand real estate transactions in South Florida. Their wealth of knowledge and experience will help you save money and understand what you need to know about title insurance, title commitments, title policies and closing costs.

Authors:

Millions In Real Estate With No Cash And No Credit(Link)

Distressed Real Estate Institute
January 2008

Millions in Real Estate With No Cash And No Credit is a complete Home Study Course for real estate investors. The course outlines and explains distressed real estate, creative real estate strategeis and how to invest in foreclosures, short sales and bank owned properties with no money down.

Wholesaling Bank Owned Properties(Link)

Distressed Real Estate Institute
January 2009

Wholesaling Bank Owned Properties teaches investor how to wholesale bank owned REO properties. All topics related to wholesaling bank owned properties including double closings, finding buyers and transactional funding are explained.

What I Learned On Wall Street: Why Real Estate Is The Best Investment(Link)

Book Locker
April 2006

What I Learned On Wall Street, Why Real Estate is the Best Investment documents the experiences of Lex Levinrad over a 15 year career on Wall Street. His story begins in a "boiler room" brokerage firm in Chicago and follows his experiences as a trader, registered options principal, and branch manager. The story illustrates what it was like to be a stockbroker during the years 1996 through 1999, while consistently being one of the largest commission generators at his brokerage firm.
Levinrad details his experiences recovering from the technology stock crash of 2000. The story continues as he becomes a real estate investor in Florida and then describes his experience buying wholesale real estate. Ultimately, Levinrad explains why he feels that real estate is the best investment.

Education

Association For Investment Management Research

CFA Level 1, Finance, Portfolio Management

University of Phoenix

Bachelors, Finance, Business Administration

Additional Info

  1. Interests

    • Investing,
    • Investments,
    • Real Estate,
    • Entrepeneur,
    • Business,
    • Real Estate Investments,
    • Rehabbing,
    • Landlord,
    • Commercial Real Estate,
    • Real Estate Mentoring,
    • Speaking,
    • Creating wealth through real estate
  2. Personal Details

  3. Advice for Contacting Lex

Honors & Awards

Top Commission Producer 1997,1998,1999

Author of "What I learned on Wall Street, Why Real Estate is the Best Investment"

Author of "Millions In Real Estate With No Cash And No Credit" Home Study Course and Audio CD Set

Author of "Wholesaling Bank Owned Properties"

Co-Author of "Title Insurance Tips And Secrets"
Author of "Social Networking and Internet Marketing For Real Estate Investors"

Founder of the Distressed Real Estate Investors Association. Co Founder of the Port St Lucie Real Estate Investors Association. Host Of The Distressed Real Estate Boot Camp And Distressed Real Estate Bus Trips.
National speaker
Featured on the Travel Channel, Sun Sentinel.Com, East Magazine, Real Estate Success Magazine.

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