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The Hidden Upside

The Hidden Upside

Honest talk about Real Estate, Life Lessons and Mindset, guests share those details, the lessons learned, the challenges faced, and the steps they took after, which made all the difference.

It could have been an idea, a good or bad decision, someone who influenced them, a change in strategy or behaviour or a deal that went south and suddenly made all the difference.

Come and discover The Hidden Upside.

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Feb. 15, 2023

Lessons From Doing it All Yourself - and Then Not

In this episode of The Hidden Upside, Chris Shebib interviews Andrew Hines about his journey through real estate investing and entrepreneurship. Andrew talks about some of the forcing factors around scaling and shares information about his current...

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Feb. 1, 2023

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Sarah Larbi shares her journey from a corporate employee to real estate investor, detailing how she became obsessed with the idea of financial freedom. She explains that she started investing in 2013 after doing extensive research online and that she...

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Jan. 18, 2023

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About the Host

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Chris Shebib

Realtor, Speaker, Coach and award-winning Real Estate Investor.

Host, Chris Shebib is a realtor, speaker, coach and award-winning real estate investor. With over 20+ years in real estate, Chris has experienced bubbles, recessions and corrections and there has always been an upside.

Having also worked many years in technology in Silicon Valley his experiences can help others in Real Estate Investing but also in making big life moves, dealing with adversity and finding a path through when situations appear dire.