Today, we are interviewing Mathew Lambright, a Portland-area Real Estate Investor and Agent at RareBird Real Estate. He has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in local communities, current market conditions, and the home buying and selling process.
Please tell us something about yourself.
I have completed 15 flip projects and 4 rental properties. I am an army veteran, and father to 2 amazing children (Ellie, 2 & Carter, 11).
How did you get into what you do right now?
I left the army in 2010 to move to the west coast; started a real estate career in 2013, which was my dream since childhood.
Who are your role models?
Local role models are the brokerage owners I work under, RareBird Real Estate -Mike Nuss and Tyler Combs. They have a very intelligent and heart-centered approach when it comes to real estate.
What inspires you?
Sense of mastery and pursuing my passions.
What’s your most memorable experience?
Watching my children being born.
Which social media channels work best for promoting your work?
Instagram works the best.
What’s your greatest fear?
Disappointing my family
Looking back, what’s one thing you wish you understood better before you ever got started?
That failure IS an option.
What are the strategies that helped you become successful in your journey?
Networking and not being afraid to ask questions.
What keeps you going when things get tough?
I had a rough childhood, and when things go poorly, I use that as an ambition to keep moving forward.