The Nick Chaconas Experience

A Journey of Wealth & Well-Being

From "aha" to "oh crap ," I'm sharing everything on my journey as an investor.

My name is Nick Chaconas. Just an ordinary guy who decided I wanted something more.

"My family deserves better. I'm capable of so much more. I'm tired of living a mediocre life as I trade time for money."

That's how it all started. I was sick and tired of the life I was living, with all the wrong dialogue playing on repeat in my head.

In early 2021 I committed to leave the life of "just being a realtor" behind and become a real estate investor .. and to document the journey from brand new real estate investor to having consistent $20,000+ months!

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Setting (NOT GOALS But..) Standards

February 08, 20243 min read

Yesterday afternoon I got onsite to verify the condition of a home (Ayra). The seller had submitted a Cash Offer request on Jan 17th and ever since, I’ve been executing the standard follow up protocol developed and refined within my ACS and Partner groups.

I learned enough about the property as we emailed back and forth for about 2 weeks to be able to provide him with a As-Is Cash Offer on the condition that I could see the property in person in order to verify the scope of work needed to create an HGTV worthy home.

I chatted with the owner for a few minutes and confirmed the condition was in line with what I assumed and I was willing to proceed with my stated price. When I got home, I sent the owners the offer to electronically review and sign.

I also executed our Cookie Protocol in an effort to sweeten the offer. The owner messaged about an hour after the cookies arrived to ask a question about the offer .. and to thank me for the cookies. ;)

A little while later I checked my email and saw the ratified contract sitting at the top of my Inbox.

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With a closing date of March 29th, that’s the third property I’ll be acquiring in March.

I think my butthole is puckering a little bit again. LOL

I am close to ratifying an assignment contract on one Catalfa (March 8 settlement) and working on an assignment for Taylor (March 1 settlement) so in reality, this MAY be the only property I actually take possession of, but nothing is done until it’s done.

I was sharing the details of Arya with my PARTNERS yesterday when the conversation turned to staying the course and executing the standards/protocols even when the results were few and far between.

In Atomic Habits, James Clear writes how our daily lives and ambitions are profoundly shaped by the systems we employ rather than the mere setting of goals. Fletcher and Sloper were seemingly channeling Clear in reminding us that while goals articulate our desired destination, it's the systems we navigate by that actually propel us forward.

When it comes to real estate investing, setting goals is the easy part. I’ve decided that I’m going to receive 24 incoming wires from real estate activities this year. This goal is merely the end point of a much larger journey.

The true catalyst for my achievements lie in the standards I hold myself to .. the day-to-day habits, the decision-making processes, and food I eat, the exercise schedule and routines I follow, the content(audio, reading) I consume, and the deal conversion (ACS Machine) protocol I execute on a daily basis.

While goals set the direction, it's the standards I set and the systems I put in place that truly determine my success. By focusing on developing effective systems, I can ensure that I’m not just aimlessly chasing after goals but are on a path to achieving them in a sustainable and fulfilling way.

James Clear's perspective empowers us to take control of our journey, focusing on the daily practices that lead to extraordinary outcomes.


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