Nick Vertucci Discusses the Similarities Between Poker and Real Estate

Nick Vertucci knows real estate, and he has an interesting take on how poker honed his real estate abilities. He has become famous for his Orange County, California adventures for flipping homes. He originally owned a business specializing in computer accessories, but his business failed during the economic downfall in 2000.

He then turned his attention toward real estate and created a mega successful company. He literally went from being broke to becoming a millionaire.Vertucci also contributes his success to his love for studying and learning from his own mistakes.

What a lot of people do not know about Vertucci is that he knows the game of poker. He has played with a number of celebrities on the A-list that include Ben Affleck, Don Cheadle, and James Woods. He links real estate and his poker ability to the following traits:

  • Nick Vertucci has an ability to read others, and he knows how to call someone’s bluff. The ability to read others is essential for success in any field.
  • Nick Vertucci also knows how to make an intelligent bluff. In real estate, he knows what the broker across the table is thinking and if there are favorable terms on the table.
  •  He also knows how to adapt to change. For most people, change can feel like a negative thing. In real estate and poker, change is always just around the corner. People must be able to adjust to unexpected changes. A person should also plan ahead and anticipate change.

Nick Vertucci also knows that mistakes will be made. Many variables in both poker and real estate cannot be understood until the game is over. However, one bad hand does not have to signal the end of the game. Winners keep going. Winners also know how to fold and bow out of a losing situation.