Montgomery Real Estate Investing & Real Estate Financial Planning™ Podcast

James Orr

Learn all about investing in real estate in Montgomery, Alabama with a combination of real estate financial planning and modeling with numbers specific to Montgomery plus syndicated, more generalized recordings of live and pre-recorded real estate investing classes (not all specific to Montgomery).

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Real Estate Investing Shocks!
3d ago
Real Estate Investing Shocks!
Unexpected things while investing in real estate can be shocking! Find out the most common real estate investing shocks in Montgomery, Alabama and how to mitigate and/or elimiate them completely in this special class. Especially helpful for newer real estate investors that are not aware of some of the things that could go wrong while buying, selling and owning properties as a real estate investor in Montgomery. Topics discussed include: What are real estate investing shocks?Dan Sullivan says: If you've got enough money to solve the problem, you don't have the problem.Maybe these shouldn't be shocks...Your Shoe is Untied and How to Deal With Your Real Estate Investing ShocksReverse Shocks - How Some Shocks Can Be Pleasant SurprisesGeneral Mitigation Principles for Dealing with ShocksThe Importance of Reserves When Investing in Real EstateThe Importance of a Wise Advisor to Guide YouThe Importance of Studying History for Real Estate InvestorsThe Importance of Having a Backup PlanThe Importance of Evaluating Your Risk and Determining Your Personal Comfort LevelThe Importance of Patience and Managing Your Own ExpectationsThe Importance of Understanding Your Own Circle of ControlThe Importance of Expected ValueShocks Broken Out By Groups: Before You Buy, Under Contract, Post-Closing, Selling and ExtrasThe Shock of Multiple Competing Offers10 Tips to Get Offers Accepted In Hot MarketsThe Shock of Competing Against Cash OffersThe Shock of Limited Accessibility to PropertiesThe Shock of Not Having All the Information You Need to Make a DecisionThe Shock of Changing Interest RatesThe Shock of Inspection IssuesThe Shock of Not Qualifying for MortgagesThe Shock of Not Being Able to Get Property InsuranceThe Shock of Properties Not AppraisingThe Shock of Title or HOA IssuesThe Shock of Not Being Able to Get The Rent You ExpectedTips on How to Improve Cash FlowThe Shock of Undisclosed IssuesThe Shock of The Seller or Tenant Not Moving OutThe Shock of Inadequate Property InsuranceThe Shock of Price and Rent DropsThe Shock of HOA Restrictions Limiting What You Can Do With Your PropertyThe Shock of Your Loan Being Called Due (Creative Financing and Asset Protection)Due on Sale and Due on Transfer LawsThe Shock of Not Receiving OffersThe Shock of Buyer Backing OutThe Shock of Conditional Transaction ChainsThe Shock of 1031 Exchange IssuesPlus much more This class was recorded to help real estate investors learn about possible unexpected shocks while investing in real estate along with some tips for mitigating and/or completely eliminating these shocks. Watch the video version of this class and download the How to Improve Cash Flow handout: a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
Real Estate Investing Shocks!
3d ago
Real Estate Investing Shocks!
Unexpected things while investing in real estate can be shocking! Find out the most common real estate investing shocks in Montgomery, Alabama and how to mitigate and/or elimiate them completely in this special class. Especially helpful for newer real estate investors that are not aware of some of the things that could go wrong while buying, selling and owning properties as a real estate investor in Montgomery. Topics discussed include: What are real estate investing shocks?Dan Sullivan says: If you've got enough money to solve the problem, you don't have the problem.Maybe these shouldn't be shocks...Your Shoe is Untied and How to Deal With Your Real Estate Investing ShocksReverse Shocks - How Some Shocks Can Be Pleasant SurprisesGeneral Mitigation Principles for Dealing with ShocksThe Importance of Reserves When Investing in Real EstateThe Importance of a Wise Advisor to Guide YouThe Importance of Studying History for Real Estate InvestorsThe Importance of Having a Backup PlanThe Importance of Evaluating Your Risk and Determining Your Personal Comfort LevelThe Importance of Patience and Managing Your Own ExpectationsThe Importance of Understanding Your Own Circle of ControlThe Importance of Expected ValueShocks Broken Out By Groups: Before You Buy, Under Contract, Post-Closing, Selling and ExtrasThe Shock of Multiple Competing Offers10 Tips to Get Offers Accepted In Hot MarketsThe Shock of Competing Against Cash OffersThe Shock of Limited Accessibility to PropertiesThe Shock of Not Having All the Information You Need to Make a DecisionThe Shock of Changing Interest RatesThe Shock of Inspection IssuesThe Shock of Not Qualifying for MortgagesThe Shock of Not Being Able to Get Property InsuranceThe Shock of Properties Not AppraisingThe Shock of Title or HOA IssuesThe Shock of Not Being Able to Get The Rent You ExpectedTips on How to Improve Cash FlowThe Shock of Undisclosed IssuesThe Shock of The Seller or Tenant Not Moving OutThe Shock of Inadequate Property InsuranceThe Shock of Price and Rent DropsThe Shock of HOA Restrictions Limiting What You Can Do With Your PropertyThe Shock of Your Loan Being Called Due (Creative Financing and Asset Protection)Due on Sale and Due on Transfer LawsThe Shock of Not Receiving OffersThe Shock of Buyer Backing OutThe Shock of Conditional Transaction ChainsThe Shock of 1031 Exchange IssuesPlus much more This class was recorded to help real estate investors learn about possible unexpected shocks while investing in real estate along with some tips for mitigating and/or completely eliminating these shocks. Watch the video version of this class and download the How to Improve Cash Flow handout: a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
Marketing to Find Off-Market Deals
Jul 29 2022
Marketing to Find Off-Market Deals
Learn how to find off-market deals in Montgomery, Alabama. Especially helpful to find creative financing deals and fixer upper properties using marketing and other strategies. Topics discussed include: How real estate investors find deals from The Millionaire Real Estate Investor book by Gary Keller et alWhy Motivated Sellers? Creative Transactions and Fixer Upper Properties.Where are we in the Real Estate Investor Daily Checklist?1-Step versus 2-Step MarketingThe Importance of Being on the Right Side of the Desk Answering Service Questions and how to make an offer on the first call (to your answering service)How Much to Spend on Marketing Tests?Marketing BeliefsSifting and Sorting to find the best dealsStaying out of the Feast and Famine cycleLooking inside and outside the industry for the best marketing ideasMarketing Modeling Spreadsheet (download available)Target ProfitGoals and MetricsMotivated Sellers for Lazy and Poor FolksLazy Marketing Methods for those with more money than time to find dealsPoor Marketing Methods for those with more time to invest in finding deals than moneyDan Kennedy's 3 Ms of Marketing: Market, Message and MediaMarket and info of the best market to pursueMotivated Seller Marketing Headlines (the list)Alternative Marketing HeadlinesMarket to Message MatchThe importance of making multiple contacts and following upCredibility Packet and Testimonials (downloadable sample available)Commit to Improve Your Response Rate In All Your MarketingSuccess Ratios: how much work to get a deal from a variety of sourcesTesting Versus Buying Tested MarketingSample Elevator SpeechSample Real Estate Investor Business Card (including a special twist used for raising private money)Sample Bandit SignsAdapting to buying from motivated sellers in hot markets (what changes)Why direct mail? Pros and cons.Defining your farm area for direct mail.Mailing List Selection CriteriaMailing List SourcesMailing List HygieneDirect Mail Marketing Messages (including a number of sample letters and postcards)Direct Mail Marketing Media to use to find dealsWhat name should you use on your marketing?What phone numbers, website, email address and return mailing address should you use on your marketing?Mailing ServicesPlus much more This class was recorded to help real estate investors learn how to market to find off-market deals for creative financing and fixer uppers. Watch the video version of this class and download the handouts from the live in-person version: a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
Real Estate Partnerships
Jul 22 2022
Real Estate Partnerships
A deep-dive into real estate partnerships including the 3 roles: deal maker/syndicator, money partner and loan partner in Montgomery, Alabama. Includes a qualitative discussion of what real estate partnerships are and how to do them plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how each partnership role might perform toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Check out our real estate partnerships (and other real estate investing strategies) for Montgomery, Alabama: discussed include the following for each partnership role: Money, credit and skills requiredThe style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial)The stability and scalability of this strategyWhat is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategyFinding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestionsThe best real estate market conditions for this strategyHow accessible and available are properties for this strategyWhether you can do this strategy with a retirement account This class was recorded to give investors a solid overview of real estate partnerships and how they compare to other strategies like traditional buy and hold, Nomad™, house hacking, BRRRR, flipping properties and creative financing. Watch the video version of this class and download the handouts from the live in-person version: Resources The following are additional resources mentioned in the class recording: Everything You Learned About Deal Analysis Is Wrong - Learn about the importance of accounting for reserves when analyzing real estate deals in this special class. Return Quadrants - Learn about James Orr's Return Quadrants for better understanding of how real estate investments make money and how much. Real Estate Financial Modeling for 300 Cities - See how buy and hold might perform for properties in your local real estate market and see our modeling for implementing a variety of real estate investing strategies using city-specific numbers for over 300 cities. Real Estate Financial Planner™ Podcast - Check out the Real Estate Financial Planner™ Podcast to learn more about Norm and Norma (featured in this episode) and their journey to achieve financial independence. Download a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
Creative Financing and Real Estate Entrepreneurship
Jul 15 2022
Creative Financing and Real Estate Entrepreneurship
A deep-dive into creative financing strategies like owner financing, wrap financing, subject to, lease-options, lease-purchases, rent to own, lease to own, agreement for deed, contract for deed and loan assumptions in Montgomery, Alabama. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the creative financing strategies are and how to do them plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how creative financing strategies perform toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Check out our creative financing modeling (and other real estate investing strategies) for Montgomery, Alabama: discussed include: Money, credit and skills requiredThe style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial)The stability and scalability of this strategyWhat is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategyFinding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestionsThe best real estate market conditions for this strategyHow accessible and available are properties for this strategyWhether you can do this strategy with a retirement account This class was recorded to give investors a solid overview of creative financing real estate investing strategies and how they compares to other strategies like traditional buy and hold, Nomad™, house hacking, BRRRR and flipping properties. Watch the video version of this class and download the handouts from the live in-person version: Resources The following are additional resources mentioned in the class recording: Return Quadrants - Learn about James Orr's Return Quadrants for better understanding of how real estate investments make money and how much. The Ultimate Financial Independence Retire Early Budget - A class and downloadable spreadsheet for creating your own Ultimate FIRE Budget. Real Estate Financial Modeling for 300 Cities - See how buy and hold might perform for properties in your local real estate market and see our modeling for implementing a variety of real estate investing strategies using city-specific numbers for over 300 cities. Download a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
Quick Turn and Flipping Properties
Jul 8 2022
Quick Turn and Flipping Properties
A deep dive into the flipping properties strategy in Montgomery, Alabama. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the quick turn and flipping properties strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Check out our flipping properties modeling (and other real estate investing strategies) for Montgomery, Alabama: discussed include: Money, credit and skills requiredThe style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial)The stability and scalability of this strategyWhat is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategyFinding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestionsThe best real estate market conditions for this strategyHow accessible and available are properties for this strategyWhether you can do this strategy with a retirement account This class was recorded to give investors a solid overview of the flipping properties real estate investing strategy and how it compares to other strategies like traditional buy and hold, Nomad™, house hacking and BRRRR. Watch the video version of this class and download the handouts from the live in-person version: Resources The following are additional resources mentioned in the class recording: Return Quadrants - Learn about James Orr's Return Quadrants for better understanding of how real estate investments make money and how much. Real Estate Financial Modeling for 300 Cities - See how buy and hold might perform for properties in your local real estate market and see our modeling for implementing a variety of real estate investing strategies using city-specific numbers for over 300 cities. Download a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
BRRRR Real Estate Investing Strategy
Jul 1 2022
BRRRR Real Estate Investing Strategy
A deep dive into the Buy, Rehab, Rent, Refi and Repeat (BRRRR) strategy in Montgomery, Alabama. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the BRRRR strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Check out our BRRRR modeling (and other real estate investing strategies) for Montgomery, Alabama: discussed include: Money, credit and skills requiredThe style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial)The stability and scalability of this strategyWhat is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategyFinding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestionsThe best real estate market conditions for this strategyHow accessible and available are properties for this strategyWhether you can do this strategy with a retirement account This class was recorded to give investors a solid overview of the BRRRR real estate investing strategy and how it compares to other strategies like traditional buy and hold, Nomad™ and house hacking. Watch the video version of this class and download the handouts from the live in-person version: Resources The following are additional resources mentioned in the class recording: Return Quadrants - Learn about James Orr's Return Quadrants for better understanding of how real estate investments make money and how much. Real Estate Financial Modeling for 300 Cities - See how buy and hold might perform for properties in your local real estate market and see our modeling for implementing a variety of real estate investing strategies using city-specific numbers for over 300 cities. Download a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
House Hacking Real Estate Investing Strategy
Jun 24 2022
House Hacking Real Estate Investing Strategy
A deep dive into the strategy of house hacking in Montgomery, Alabama. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the house hacking strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Check out our house hacking modeling (and other real estate investing strategies) for Montgomery, Alabama: discussed include: Money, credit and skills requiredThe style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial)The stability and scalability of this strategyWhat is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategyFinding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestionsThe best real estate market conditions for this strategyHow accessible and available are properties for this strategyWhether you can do this strategy with a retirement accountWe discuss both long-term tenants and short-term tenants (like vacation rentals). This was a live class recorded to give investors a solid overview of the house hacking real estate investing strategy including traditional house hacking, Nomad™ with House Hacking, house hacking with short-term rentals, and house hacking with traditional buy & hold. Watch the video version of this class and download the handouts from the live in-person version: Resources The following are additional resources mentioned in the class recording: Return Quadrants - Learn about James Orr's Return Quadrants for better understanding of how real estate investments make money and how much. Real Estate Financial Modeling for 300 Cities - See how buy and hold might perform for properties in your local real estate market and see our modeling for implementing a variety of real estate investing strategies using city-specific numbers for over 300 cities. Download a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
Nomad™ Real Estate Investing Strategy
Jun 17 2022
Nomad™ Real Estate Investing Strategy
A deep dive into the strategy of buying rental properties utilizing the Nomad™ real estate investing strategy in Montgomery, Alabama. Includes a qualitative class discussing what the Nomad™ strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence. Check out our Nomad™ modeling (and other real estate investing strategies) for Montgomery, Alabama: discussed include: Money, credit and skills requiredThe style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial)The stability and scalability of this strategyWhat is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategyFinding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestionsThe best real estate market conditions for this strategyHow accessible and available are properties for this strategyWhether you can do this strategy with a retirement accountWe discuss both long-term tenants and short-term tenants (like vacation rentals). This was a live class recorded to give investors a solid overview of the Nomad™ real estate investing strategy including traditional Nomad™, Fixer Upper Nomad™, Nomad™ by Proxy, Nomad™ to Short-Term Rental, Nomad™ with House Hacking, Nomad™ with Lease-Option Exit and The Ultimate Real Estate Agent Retirement Plan. Watch the video version of this class and download the handouts from the live in-person version: Resources The following are additional resources mentioned in the class recording: How to Acquire a Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate Portfolio Starting with Just $3,000 - A series of classes and book James wrote about using the Nomad™ with Lease-Option strategy to do Nomad™ with very limited down payments. Return Quadrants - Learn about James Orr's Return Quadrants for better understanding of how real estate investments make money and how much. The Ultimate Financial Independence Retire Early Budget - A class and downloadable spreadsheet for creating your own Ultimate FIRE Budget. Real Estate Financial Modeling for 300 Cities - See how buy and hold might perform for properties in your local real estate market and see our modeling for implementing a variety of real estate investing strategies using city-specific numbers for over 300 cities. Download a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
Buy and Hold Real Estate Investing
Jun 10 2022
Buy and Hold Real Estate Investing
A deep dive into the strategy of buying income producing rental properties to buy, hold and rent out in Montgomery, Alabama.Includes a qualitative class discussing what the strategy is and how to do it plus quantitative, numbers-based discussions showing how the strategy performs toward a goal of achieving financial independence.Check out our buy and hold modeling (and other real estate investing strategies) for Montgomery, Alabama: discussed include:Money, credit and skills requiredThe style of this strategy (investor/entrepreneurial)The stability and scalability of this strategyWhat is your risk exposure and profit speed doing this strategyFinding and analyzing deals including any direct marketing suggestionsThe best real estate market conditions for this strategyHow accessible and available are properties for this strategyWhether you can do this strategy with a retirement accountWe discuss both long-term tenants and short-term tenants (like vacation rentals).This was a live class recorded to give investors a solid overview of the buy and hold real estate investing strategy including short-term rentals.Watch the video version of this class and download the handouts from the live in-person version: ResourcesThe following are additional resources mentioned in the class recording: Cash Flow Versus Appreciation - Recording of class on achieving financial independence when you find yourself in a "cash flow" real estate market versus an "appreciation" real estate market. Real Estate Investor FIRE - Recording of a class on achieving financial independence for real estate investors. Return Quadrants - Learn about James Orr's Return Quadrants for better understanding of how real estate investments make money and how much. Real Estate Financial Modeling for 300 Cities - See how buy and hold might perform for properties in your local real estate market and see our modeling for implementing a variety of real estate investing strategies using city-specific numbers for over 300 cities.Download a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to:
An Intro to Buy and Hold Real Estate Deal Analysis
May 21 2022
An Intro to Buy and Hold Real Estate Deal Analysis
James walks you through all the inputs for the rental property calculator, The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™, for analyzing cash flow on buy and hold properties in Montgomery, Alabama.This was a live class recorded for buy and hold real estate investors.Watch the video version of this class and download the handouts from the live in-person version: ResourcesThe following are additional resources mentioned in the class recording: Establishing Your Buying Criteria Workshop - Recording of workshop on how to establish your own personal buying criteria. The Ultimate Guide to Private Mortgage Insurance - Recording of class about private mortgage insurance for real estate investors. The Ultimate Guide to Rent Comps - Recording of class about how to determine rent comps for buy and hold real estate investors. 8 Money Saving, Risk Reducing Real Estate Investor Insurance Tips - Recording of class about optimizing property insurance for real estate investors. Real Estate Investor Financing Classes - A list of recordings of classes about financing for real estate investors. The Ultimate Guide to CapEx on Rental Property - Recording of class about capital expenses (CapEx) for real estate investors plus download the basic and advanced CapEx spreadsheets. Everything You Learned About Deal Analysis is Wrong - ROIQ+R™ - Recording of class about why everything you learned about deal analysis is wrong and how to do it correctly. Includes an introduction to the Return Quadrants™ with reserves.Download a copy of the newest version of The World's Greatest Real Estate Deal Analysis Spreadsheet™ by going to: