Learn how to find, analyze, finance, and manage a 2-4 unit to offset your mortgage (and even live for free)!


Tell me if this sounds familiar...

You know real estate is a powerful way to build wealth.

But good housing is expensive, especially if you want to life somewhere "in-demand".

You know where you want to live, but all the best homes are either out of your price range, or you simply don't want to commit to a huge mortgage payment you can't afford.

Experts say the average American will have to spend at least 30% of their income on housing, either in the form of renting or paying a mortgage.

This is a huge problem because you don't want to compromise on where you live, but you also don't want to throw away money on rent each month. If you can't find the right purchasing opportunity, you're never going to get ahead!

You're not alone.

Most people want to buy a house but think it’s a complicated and scary process that requires a lot of money, a perfect credit score, and insider knowledge that the average person doesn’t understand.

It doesn't need to be scary, expensive, or complicated.

There is a way to bridge the gap, and it's called house hacking.


House Hacker University

Introducing: The Beginner's Deal Finding Guide

What is House Hacker University?

In this course, you're going to learn all the essential elements that go into a successful house hack. Everything from finding the right property to obtaining financing to managing your tenants and more!

We'll show you what it takes to succeed at this strategy, and how to implement each step along the way.

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What Comes With The Course?

Module 1: House Hacking Fundamentals

Lesson 1: Welcome to House Hacker University!

In this lesson, we'll give you a tour of the course. We'll also show you how you can get involved with our dedicated house hacking corner of the forum!

Lesson 2: How I Bought My Dream Home for Only $2,618.97

House hacking can give you access to properties that would otherwise be harder to afford on your own. We start the course by showing you a real-life example of how this works.

Lesson 3: Owning vs. Renting: The End of the Argument

Some people say buying a house is a bad investment, while others argue that paying rent is even worse. Where does this leave us? This is where house hacking comes in!

Lesson 4: The Housing Type Comparison Guide

The Housing Type Comparison Guide is a decision matrix that compares renting, owning a single-family, and house-hacking. We'll show you how to use it to make the best housing decision for yourself.

Lesson 5: The Ugly Side of House Hacking (Four Pitfalls)

In this lesson, we cover four drawbacks to be aware of in the house hacking strategy.

Module 2: Finding Your Property

Lesson 1: The Choice: Dream Location or Maximizing Your ROI?

House hacking is a way to live in an area that would otherwise be too expensive or use it as a way to live mortgage-free... but you might not be able to do both. This lesson explains how you can make a decision between the two.

Lesson 2: Online Ad Directories and Listing Sites

Where should you be looking for the perfect property? In this lesson, we'll show you the multitude of options and how to use them.

Lesson 3: How to Use Craigslist to Find Deals (ft. Seth Williams)

In this lesson, Seth Williams will show you how to use Craigslist and other free ad-posting directories to find low/no-cost ways to find great real estate deals from motivated sellers.

Lesson 4: Working With Investor-Friendly Real Estate Agents

The right agent can be a BIG component in your ability to find a property that meets your goals. In this lesson, we'll show you how to find the right one that costs no money.

Lesson 5: Finding Off-Market Property Through Real Estate Wholesalers

A good wholesaler in your market can be an incredible resource who can help you find great deals. In this lesson, we'll show you where to look for the best wholesaling talent in your area.

Lesson 6: The Ultimate Guide to Direct Mail Marketing

Direct mail marketing is extremely effective at finding certain types of acquisition opportunities, but is it the best strategy for finding a 2-4 unit property? We'll cover all you need to know in this lesson.

Module 3: Analyzing Your Property

Lesson 1: Analyzing a House Hack Property (The Two Essential Factors)

When analyzing a 2-4 unit property for house hacking, you need to determine your loan payment vs how much rent revenue you'll make each month. In this lesson, you'll learn how to get a precise answer to these questions.

Lesson 2: How to Determine the Cost of a Monthly Mortgage Payment

In this lesson, we'll lay out everything you need to consider as you estimate the monthly loan payment for your property.

Lesson 3: The Art (and Science) of Running Rental Comps

Finding and using the right comparables is an essential part of estimating a reasonable number for your monthly rent price. In this lesson, you'll learn about everything you need to consider in this process.

Lesson 4: Putting It All Together (The Results Are In... Now What?)

Now that you've determined how much a property can generate in rent and you know how to determine the cost of the monthly mortgage payment… what exactly do you do with this information?

Lesson 5: Conducting Due Diligence as a House Hacker

Due diligence is a critical step in the process of buying real estate. If you aren't sure what you should be looking at, we'll show you in this lesson.

Lesson 6: Managing Construction Projects Like a Pro!

Knowing how to manage contractors and budget rehab costs is a complex task. We'll show you all the essential elements you need to master as a house hacker!

Module 4: Financing Your Property

Lesson 1: Four Low Down Payment Options

You have several options when obtaining low down payment financing for your 2-4 unit property. We'll show you exactly what to look for in this lesson.

Lesson 2: The Conventional Loan (and When You Should Use It!)

Should you use a bank loan to buy your property? We'll show you all the pros and cons that come with conventional financing and whether this makes sense for a house hacker.

Lesson 3: How to Find an Investor-Friendly Lender

In this lesson, we'll explain the three characteristics you want to look for in a great lender and how to find them!

Lesson 4: Leveraging the Power of Seller Financing

The limits of what you can do with seller financing boil down to what you’re able to negotiate. In this lesson, you'll get an overview of how it works and how you can approach a seller about this type of financing arrangement.

Module 5: Managing Your Property

Lesson 1: How to Attract, Screen, and Onboard Tenants

This lesson is a one-stop shop for managing everything as a landlord! We'll show you how to use powerful tools from background check services and lease templates to methods of collecting rents and more.

Lesson 2: TenantCloud: An Alternative Way to Manage Your Tenants

This lesson is a detailed overview of how to use TenantCloud, which can also be used for free and can manage all aspects of the landlord-tenant relationship.

Lesson 3: The Best Advice on Tenant Management

In this lesson, Jaren covers the seven most important things he has learned about managing tenants as a house hacker.

Plus These Bonuses!

Learn about alternative ways to house hack and build even more wealth from your home.

Bonus 1: Leveraging the Power of Roommates With Lucas Hall

Lucas Hall is a rental property investor and the founder of Landlordology. In this interview, he offers three unique ways to house hack by renting out spare rooms, converting a portion of your house to a separate apartment, and how to implement a combination of the two!

Bouns 2: How to Rent-by-Room and Double Your Income With Ryan Chaw

In this interview, Ryan Chaw explains how he has been able to double his rental income on a part-time basis using a rent-by-room model with his properties.

Bonus 3: Using Your House as a Short-Term Rental With Ben Leybovich

In this interview, Ben shows you how to house hack by renting out a portion of your home on websites like Airbnb and Vrbo.

Bonus 4: Interview With Scott Trench, CEO & President of BiggerPockets

Did you know that the CEO of BiggerPockets is also a fellow house hacker? In this interview, Scott shares some incredible insight from his first-hand experience.

Bridging the Gap Between You and Homeownership

House Hacking Solves Two Big Problems:

  1. The rental income of the property substantially reduces the amount of money you spend on housing each month, which gives you more capital to invest elsewhere, even if it's in a better lifestyle for your loved ones.
  2. The rental income also pays down the balance of the mortgage - which means your equity (and wealth) is built on someone else's dime.

Not to mention, as your home appreciates and the value of currency inflates, you'll be gaining a sweeter and sweeter financial position with each passing day!

As a house hacker, you can turn your house from a "liability" into an asset that puts money into your pocket each month.

About the Instructors

Jaren Barnes

Senior Creative Director for REtipster

Jaren is a real estate investor and licensed agent. In his career with one of the nation's largest house wholesalers, he sold 300+ properties per year and dealt with every challenge imaginable. He also runs a profitable land flipping business and has interviewed many of the greatest minds in real estate.

Seth Williams

Founder of REtipster

Seth is the founder of REtipster and has helped thousands of investors find their way to financial freedom. He has over a decade of experience as a land investor, rental property owner, and commercial real estate banker, and has worked with many of the most influential investors in the real estate industry.

Change The Trajectory of Your Life

Watch the videos and review the tutorials in this course, and you'll have everything you need to become a house hacker.

- Give yourself a BIG pay raise each month. -

- Get the security of a home that you and your loved ones will always be able to afford. -

- Live where you want, in a house you love, without being limited by your income. -

- Say "goodbye" to the financial burden of a mortgage. Let your tenants cover most (if not all) of your housing costs.

House Hacking is like a cheat code to your financial life!

Your Adventure Is About To Begin

Throughout this course, you’ll become intimately familiar with what the house hacker's journey looks like.

You’re going to encounter challenges along the way, you’ll have to put in real effort, and you’ll need to have patience and endurance… but it’s also going to be a lot of fun.

You don't need years of experience. You don't need to have a business or techniques already in place.

Your success has everything to do with YOU. Your drive, your energy, your ability to learn and implement new ideas, and your willingness to do what it takes to make your next great deal happen.

House Hacker University comes with a

30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Normally: $297

Special Offer Today: $97

One-Time Payment of $297 $97

Ready to dive in and get started today? With a one-time payment, you can gain access to all the modules and lessons you'll need to start working toward your first (or next) house hack this week!

  • House Hacking Fundamentals
  • Find the Right Property
  • Analyze Your Property
  • Get the Right Financing
  • Manage Your Property Effectively
  • Downloads and Templates
  • Exclusive Tools and Resources

Get Lifetime Access with One Payment of $297 $97.


House hacking changed my life. It can change yours too.

Just a few short years ago, I felt stuck.

I wanted to live in a nice house, in a safe, upscale neighborhood, but I was at a crossroads. The properties I wanted to buy just weren't affordable, and if I wasn't able to find a way to make a low down payment with outside income to cover the monthly mortgage, I was going to stay stuck.

If you’re like me, you know the stress is real. Maybe you're looking for a way to build wealth without sacrificing all of your time and comfort. Maybe you're feeling stuck and out of options like I was.

After I discovered and implemented the house hacking strategy, it gave me freedom over my finances and my time.

This is the same strategy I want you to learn and master in House Hacker University. When I was able to get into the right property that paid me each month, I saw a seismic shift in my financial well-being, and you can too!

- Jaren Barnes



We've got A's for your Q's

You can do this. We can help.

It's time to find the right property and take control of your financial future.

One-Time Payment of $297 $97

Ready to dive in and get started today? With a one-time payment, you can gain access to all the modules and lessons you'll need to start working toward your first (or next) house hack this week!

  • House Hacking Fundamentals
  • Find the Right Property
  • Analyze Your Property
  • Get the Right Financing
  • Manage Your Property Effectively
  • Downloads and Templates
  • Exclusive Tools and Resources

Get Lifetime Access with One Payment of $297 $97.


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