On this week’s episode of The Art of Passive Income, Mark welcomes best-selling author, real estate investor, podcast host, and keynote speaker, Dwan Bent-Twyford to the show.

Dwan Bent-Twyford is affectionately known as the “Queen of Short Sales” and is America’s #1 expert on short sales and foreclosures. She owns various rentals, commercial buildings, became an international trainer and best-selling author several times. Her best-sellers include “Short Sale Pre-Foreclosure Investing”, “How to Sell a House When It’s Worth Less Than the Mortgage”, and “SuccessOnomics”.

Dwan’s goal has always been to make a difference in the lives of others. She often emphasizes that you never put profits before people. She has over 30 years of real estate investing and 2000 deals under her belt. Dwan has decades of wisdom to share with you.

Listen in as they discuss:

  • How Dwan got started in real estate
  • What short sales are
  • What are the cons of short sales?
  • How banks go about conducting short sales
  • How to start a short sale by wholesaling
  • Where money can potentially be generated from to do a short sale
  • How to scale houses that are out of state
  • How many deals an individual can do per year
  • What is a subject 2
  • Big catches in the short sales niche

And more!


Mark: Learn more about Dwan Benttwyford and check out her website at

Dwan: If you want to be a real estate investor, do not listen to the naysayers in your family.


Did you like this episode? If so, tune into another one of our exciting episodes with Real Estate Developer and Cash Flow Specialist, Shane Melanson as they discuss the benefits of commercial real estate.

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