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As a real estate investor, staying informed and motivated is essential for success. At Privy, we wanted to share some of our curated list of influential thought leaders in the real estate industry. Whether you prefer YouTube or blogs, these experts offer valuable insights, expert advice, and a wealth of knowledge to help you navigate the world of real estate investing. So, let’s dive in and discover who you should check out:

Graham Stephan:

A rising star in the real estate industry, Graham focuses on creating compelling YouTube videos. Graham provides valuable information for those interested in starting their journey in real estate and he speaks from experience, having achieved over $125 million in sales since he started at the age of 18. Graham is also a coach for real estate professionals through his online course, The Real Estate Agent Academy. Join his 4 million subscribers on YouTube and gain insights from a personal finance enthusiast and successful real estate investor. Website Instagram: @gpstephan

Urban Land Institute (ULI):

To have a lasting career in real estate, it’s crucial to be seen as a market expert. ULI helps you stay up-to-date with the latest news and emerging market trends in the industry. By following ULI, you can gain insights from influential figures like Mark Zandi from Moody’s Analytics and learn about tax credits and opportunity zones in your markets. ULI provides expert-level information right from your favorite social media account. Website Instagram: @urbanlandinstitute Twitter: @urbanlandinst

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Mark Ferguson:

Like Privy, Mark is based in Colorado. He shares his expertise in real estate investments through his blog. With a focus on flipping houses and investment, Mark provides real life advice and lessons learned. Whether you’re established or considering your first flip, his blog offers unvarnished information to help you make informed decisions. Website Twitter: @investfourmore


The largest real estate investing blog and community online today, Bigger Pockets is a go-to whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn the basics of real estate investing or an experienced investor looking to make connections. Their blog, forums, and podcasts are a resource for industry insiders across the US. Website YouTube

The Rehab Life:

If you’re an investor working on any sort of fixer-upper property, The Rehab Life is a must-follow account. This YouTube channel showcases incredible transformations, demonstrating that even the most run-down properties can have a new lease on life. Whether you’re interested in fixing and flipping or seeking inspiration for your renovation projects, The Rehab Life offers valuable insights and tips and is just a lot of fun! Linktree

A trusted resource with access to a vast amount of impeccable data. By following’s blog and social channels, you can stay up to date with the latest news and trends in the real estate industry in general. Website Twitter: @REALTORdotcom


Each offers valuable insights, expert advice, and the motivation needed to thrive as a real estate investor. Whether you engage with them on Instagram or are encouraged to start your own channel, each industry influencer offers a unique perspective that can help you reach your goals and try new investment endeavors. So, start following them today and stay ahead of the curve in this ever-changing, dynamic world of real estate investing!