PODCAST

The Real Estate Way to Wealth and Freedom

Jacob Ayers

Are you interested in Real Estate Investing, but don't know how or where to start? Are you a young professional or just starting to explore the possibility of investing in cash flowing real estate? The Real Estate Way to Wealth and Freedom podcast aims to help people just like you build wealth and achieve financial freedom through real estate investing, with a focus on investing in apartment buildings. With actionable content from weekly interviews with real estate investors, lenders, brokers, tax attorneys, and other real estate professionals, you'll have the education necessary to begin your real estate investing journey. Jacob Ayers is a young professional who started investing in real estate at the age of 25. As a real estate investor and entrepreneur, Jacob aspires to help you achieve financial freedom through real estate investing. If terms such as passive income, lifestyle engineering, wealth creation, and freedom resonate with you, then you're sure to get value from this podcast! If you want to live a life of fulfillment while doing the things you love, then this is the podcast for you!

Build Your Authentic Life with Jamie Gruber
Jamie Gruber is an entrepreneur, a full-time multifamily investor, performance coach, community founder, and leader of Multifamily and More, Gobundance Emerge, and Gobundance Ascend. He is a recovering W2 employee and currently helping people find purpose & fulfillment in life!  KEY POINTS Living an authentic life and not led by ego What a mastermind can do for you How to treat people in mastermind and be part of it GoBundance Jamie’s real estate investing journey The three superpowers that a team must have  LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Deal flow, therefore found another market. 2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Mindfulness practice through meditation and exploring things. 3.  Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://youtube.com/ (YouTube) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.davidnurse.com/be-the-breakthrough (Be the Breakthrough) book by David Nurse https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10713286-outwitting-the-devil ( Outwitting the Devil) book by Napoleon Hill https://gapandgainbook.com/ (The Gap and the Gain) book by Dr. Benjamin Hardy and Dan Sullivan 5. If you’d go back and give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started investing in real estate, what would you tell? Just start in real estate and buy something! RESOURCES https://www.instagram.com/thejamiegruber/ (Instagram) http://www.gobundanceemerge.com/ (www.gobundanceemerge.com) Join and use the code: JAMIE to get $500 off  Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
May 2 2022
44 mins
Scaling Real Estate Investing Thru W2 Job with Ryan Bolduc
Ryan Bolduc, based in Southern Maine, is an electrical engineer and multifamily investor. Wanting more control of his time, he set out to invest in real estate buying and holding small multifamily properties. Ryan has been documenting his journey to financial & time freedom and beyond. Ryan is a professional engineer, along with being a husband and dad.  KEY POINTS Scaling your real estate portfolio with a day job Keeping your money working - HELOC vs. refinancing Time freedom, Location Freedom, and Financial Freedom How to get started in an expensive market How masterminds and coaching can fuel your growth LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? ·        Mindset and taking action, therefore started listening to real estate investing podcasts. 2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? ·        Keep grinding and going after until he accomplished his goal. 3.  Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? http://www.youtube.com/ (YouTube) http://www.instagram.com/ (Instagram) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? ·       https://www.amazon.com/Rich-Dad-Poor-Teach-Middle/dp/1612680194 ( Rich Dad, Poor Dad) book by Robert Kiyosaki 5. If you’d go back and give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started investing in real estate, what would you tell? ·        Go buy 4 units now! RESOURCES https://www.instagram.com/mainemultifamily/?hl=en (@mainemultifamily) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Apr 25 2022
41 mins
A Mindset for Successful Life with Jason Yurusi
Jason Yarusi is an ultra-runner, workout enthusiast, real estate syndicator, and investor with his wife Pili Yarus. Together, they have acquired over 13-0 multi-family units through their firm, Yarusi Holdings, which repositions properties through operational efficiencies, moderate to extensive renovations, and complete rebranding. Jason hosts The Multifamily Live Podcast, a podcast that provides actionable content and tools to build and strengthen your multifamily business. Moreover, Jason is also the founder of the New Jersey Multifamily Live Club with over 2,500 members that focuses on Real Estate Syndication and Multifamily Investing and trains others on the success formula for buying apartment buildings at https://www.7figuremultifamily.com/ (www.7FigureMultifamily.com). KEY POINTS 1. What lead Jason to real estate investing 2. The benefits of getting comfortable with uncomfortable situations 3. The secret sauce to Jason’s success 4. How fitness and wealth intersect in Jason's life 5. The key to grow and scale your multi-family business LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it?  Overcompensating on learning instead of action. 2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Consistency is key because it allows you to see what’s not working. 3.  Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? http://www.google.com/ (Google) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/books/ (Twelve and a Half) book by Garry Vaynerchuk 5. If you’d go back and give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started investing in real estate, what would you tell? “I needed what I was doing at that time to get where I am today!” RESOURCES https://www.yarusiholdings.com/website (Yarusi Holdings) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Apr 18 2022
31 mins
DIY Financial Freedom with Belen Caballero
Belen Caballero is a real estate investor, known as “Belen the Builder” on Instagram for her DIY house rehab and construction expertise. She’s always been a yes-woman, taking everything as an adventure. She moved from across the country to build her real estate portfolio one runned down the house at a time. Belen has learned how to breathe life into her rehabs and shares her journey along the way. She enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures. Her goal is to achieve financial freedom and create generational wealth. KEY POINTS 1. How to invest in real estate from out of state 2. Finding and analyzing BRRRRs 3. Why long term rentals 4. The power of masterminds and coaching  6. Belen’s plans moving forward LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Believing that it couldn’t do something for them. 2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Yoga to stay motivated and energized every day. 3.  Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? http://www.youtube.com (YouTube) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Set-Life-Dominate-American-Dream/dp/0997584718 (Set for Life) book by Scott Trench 5. If you’d go back and give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started investing in real estate, what would you tell? Focus less on things that you thought would matter, and things that you thought would never be possible! RESOURCES https://www.instagram.com/belen_the_builder/?hl=en (@belen_the_builder) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Apr 11 2022
29 mins
Asset Protection through Series LLC with Scott SmithSelf-Storage: A Recession-Resistant Asset-Class with Jacob Vanderslice
Jacob Vanderslice is a Principal at VanWest Partners, a Denver-based real estate investment firm focusing on the acquisition and management of self-storage centers and other opportunistic real estate throughout the United States. VanWest has established a track record with over $195mm in real estate assets. Jacob and his partners’ success is driven by a commitment to delivering an expertly-executed, adaptable strategy with an institutional investment approach.   KEY POINTS Why Jacob focus on self-storage than any other asset-classes  Diversification in real estate Investing in self-storage during a changing economy  Why self-storage management is critical Value-add opportunities in self-storage Factors to consider in choosing a self-storage properties Debt and lending options for self-storage Self-storage investing advice LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Not knowing anything, making mistakes, and being under-capitalized. Overcame it over time by doing deals, learning about operations, execution, underwriting, and financing, and just learning by doing. 2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Calendar blocking to focus on the important and less of the urgent. 3.  Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/index.html (Daily Mail) https://www.linkedin.com/ (LinkedIn) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20897517-in-the-kingdom-of-ice (In the Kingdom of Ice) book by Hampton Sides 5. If you’d go back and give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started investing in real estate, what would you tell?  “Don’t sell anything.” RESOURCES Email: jacob@vanwestpartners.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacob-vanderslice-02905b16b (LinkedIn) https://www.vanwestpartners.com/ (VanWest Partners) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Mar 28 2022
33 mins
Lead Generation & Finding Off-Market Deals with Esteban Andrade
Esteban Andrade is an online entrepreneur, an expert in finding off-market deals, and motivated sellers, business owner, and founder and CEO of Hesel Media, a lead generation agency that is committed to helping people and scaling companies get more off-market property deals.  He is also the host of The Online Hustlers Podcast, the show will reveal the secrets of successful high-level entrepreneurs that turn hustles into multi-million dollar businesses. Currently, Esteban runs a successful Real Estate Investing Marketing Agency with lots of his REI partners all over the USA. KEY POINTS How Esteban got into the world of real estate investing Lesson learned from Esteban’s very first deal Why Due Diligence is important in real estate investing Strategies on finding off-market deals Importance of Lead Generation in finding off-market deals Creative ways to close deals  LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1.   What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it?  Not knowing how to find off-market people, but started working and squading up with someone that’s already doing deals and with longer experience really helps him.  2.   Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Making sure to stay consistent. 3.   Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? Podcasts, YouTube,https://www.audible.com/ ( Audible), andhttps://www.biggerpockets.com/ ( BiggerPockets) 4.   What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Never-Split-Difference-Negotiating-Depended/dp/0062407805 (Never Split the Difference) by Chris Voss  5.   If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Don’t be a chicken and just do it!  RESOURCES  https://heselmedia.com/ (Hesel Media) https://estebanandrade.com/ (Online Hustlers with Esteban Andrade) https://web.facebook.com/groups/609849489847412/?ref=pages_group_cta (Facebook Group) https://buildingdetroit.org/ (Detroit Land Bank Authority) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Nov 22 2021
45 mins
Achieving the Freedom System Through CRE with Mike Sowers
Mike Sowers is an entrepreneur,  licensed real estate contractor and broker,  Certified Commercial Investment Member - CCIM Designation, founder of CRETools Software Corporation, keynote speaker, author of the #1 Amazon bestselling book, "Commercial Real Estate Investing: A Step-By-Step Guide To Finding & Funding Your First Deal", host of the "CREative Commercial Real Estate Podcast", where he interviews the ultra-wealthy investors and uncover their secrets, and CEO of Commercial Investors Group, a company that repositioning commercial real estate assets across the country and franchising their system to help others do the same.   He designed and launched the most comprehensive commercial real estate investing training and education program available in the market, the "Commercial Investing Mastery." From 2005 to 2017 Mike rehabbed over 1,000 properties, mixing in wholesaling, flips, and rentals  KEY POINTS 2 types of risks in real estate 3 myths on commercial real estate investing Property valuation 7 steps to freedom system system Mike’s CRE tools 7 Common mistakes in treating risks  LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1.   What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Trying to figure out how to pay for the property, therefore started by  going to seminars 2.   Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Take a cold shower in the morning, be grateful, take time to think about the important things, and reflect. 3.   Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? Watching other people’s real estate ads and programs, and spending dollars on coaching and mentorships. 4.   What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Minute-Manager-Kenneth-Blanchard-Ph-D/dp/074350917X (The One Minute Manager) book by Ken Blanchard  5.   If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? You don’t need a hundred thousand dollars to start in commercial real estate, and you can do it today with zero connections! RESOURCES https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/creative-commercial-real-estate-show/id1455258480 (CREative Commercial Real Estate Podcast) http://discoverycallwithmike.com/ (Discovery Call with Mike) https://www.commercialinvestingmastery.com/book-offer-page (Commercialinvestingmastery.com/webinar) Commercialinvestingmastery/book  https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikesowers (LinkedIn) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Oct 12 2021
46 mins
Six-Figure Fix and Flipping with Victor Jiracek
Viktor Jiracek is a full-time real estate investor, fix, and flipper who flips all types of properties including single-family, townhomes, condos, and mobile homes. Flipping is his passion as well as teaching others to do the same. He helps and mentors real estate beginners starting and making six-figures flipping houses. He is the Founder of the Asoka Health Care Company whose Focus is to consolidate the fragmented home health and hospice care industry. Last year he did 20 flips and his goal is 30 flips for 2021. His best flip was a $64k net profit deal that he ironically almost backed out of. Victor also does lease options, seller financing, short-term rentals, and long-term rentals.  KEY POINTS How did Victor get started in real estate Victor’s very first deal and hurdles encountered Systems and processes for flipping  How to source deals How to source funds for fix & flips How to work with wholesalers as an investor Finding ideal properties and sellers Victor’s worst and best deals Advice to first-time flippers LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1.   What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Victor, like many people, always thought it requires a huge sum of money to get started, so he applied creativity and started earlier. 2.   Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Work on mindset daily with visualization, affirmation, and meditation. 3.   Do you have an online resource that you find valuable?  Victor’s online https://viktorjiracek.com/flip-calculator1 (flip calculator) 4.   What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://amzn.to/2WCAOqN (Good to Grea)t by Jim Collins  5.   If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Get started earlier! RESOURCES Check out https://trial.propstreampro.com/ayers/ (this link )for your free trial of Propstream https://viktorjiracek.com/home (Victor Jiracek) Victor’s online https://viktorjiracek.com/flip-calculator1 (flip calculator) https://www.linkedin.com/in/viktor-jiracek-b8549156/ (LinkedIn) https://web.facebook.com/viktor.jiracek.5?_rdc=1&_rdr (Facebook) https://web.facebook.com/groups/sixfigureflippers/?__tn__=-UK*F (Six Figure Flipper) Facebook Group https://www.instagram.com/viktorjiracek/?hl=en (Instagram) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Oct 4 2021
32 mins
Finding the Best Debt for your Commercial Deal with Tim Milazzo
Tim Milazzo is a commercial financing entrepreneur, and the co-founder & CEO of StackSource, a tech-enabled commercial real estate financing platform that has now completed more than $250 Million of commercial financing transactions. They are re-inventing the stagnant mortgage brokerage model with a tech-enabled marketplace/service. Prior to StackSource, he worked for Facebook and Google where he helped expand B2B marketplaces in ad tech. Years ago, he interned at a top NYC real estate company before the current real estate tech wave.   KEY POINTS Technology-enabled commercial debt financing  Understanding debt and financing for your next deal Different sources for debt financing Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) Tim’s projections on interest rates Common financing mistakes to avoid Best financing options for buying properties   LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Did not have the time and the knowledge, therefore invest passively as a Limited Partner.  2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Exercise daily. 3. Do you have an online resource that you find valuable?  Subscribing to real estate, personal development, and tech podcasts  4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4989687-who (Who: The A Method for Hiring) book by Geoff Smart  5. If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Start earlier in building relationships with people that you want to steal knowledge from, and start investing as an LP!  RESOURCES https://www.stacksource.com/ (Stacksource) https://www.linkedin.com/in/timmilazzo (LinkedIn) https://facebook.com/stacksource (Facebook) https://twitter.com/stacksource (Twitter) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Sep 21 2021
28 mins
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE INVESTING WITH TERRY PAINTER
Terry Painter is a real estate investor, a member of The Forbes Real Estate Council and is a contributing writer for Forbes Online Magazine, founder of Business Loan Store, and Apartment Loan Store, a company that offers a full line of apartment and multifamily loan options, and a creator of mortgage banking firm specializing in commercial lending in all 50 states since 1997. He has been a top producer for Lasalle Bank and Lehman Brothers.  He is the author of "The Encyclopedia of Commercial Real Estate Advice" published by John Wiley & Sons. He is also known for his exceptional investment consultations and stratagems. For 18 years, he has spoken nationally to commercial real estate investor groups and real estate professionals about commercial real estate investing and lending. For over 20 years, he has built strong correspondent relationships representing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA/HUD, Life Companies, Wall Street conduits, Hedge Funds, Regional, and National Banks. KEY POINTS Property valuation Commercial real estate lending Commercial versus residential real estate investing Best return-driven investment in multifamily space Value-add real estate The risk of buying property based on a pro forma versus actuals Transitioning to the world of commercial real estate Common mistakes in commercial real estate investing Terry’s investing outlook in 2021 LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1.   What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Trying to figure out what properties to buy that earn interest, and so find a mentor to help with it. 2.   Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Eliminate distractions by not answering the phone, checking on emails, and social media all the time.  3.   Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://www.loopnet.com/ (LoopNet) 4.   What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.franklincovey.com/the-7-habits/ (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People) book by Stephen Covey  5.   If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Buy properties at a young age! RESOURCES https://www.amazon.com/Encyclopedia-Commercial-Real-Estate-Advice/dp/111962911X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&qid=1630155927&refinements=p_27%3ATerry+Painter&s=books&sr=1-1 (The Encyclopedia of Commercial Real Estate Advice) https://apartmentloanstore.com/ (Apartment Loan Store) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Aug 30 2021
38 mins
Investing in AirBNBs with Superhosts Malyssa and Taylor Meek
Malyssa and Taylor Meek are a husband and wife team of real estate investors and Airbnb Superhosts, with W2’s as perfusionist and a lawyer. They’re using their individual skills to achieve financial freedom by investing in and managing Airbnb rental properties. Malyssa uses her expertise in finding and setting up a place, decorating, and curating an experience for their guests.  Taylor focuses his attention on the backend, communicating with guests, handling bookings, and running the day-to-day operations. Currently, they are running three Airbnbs and also helping other investors manage their own Airbnb rentals. KEY POINTS How Taylor and Malyssa got into the Airbnb model Airbnb versus long-term rental models Rules of thumb in analyzing short term rentals How to increase your Airbnb return Managing your Airbnb property remotely Scaling your Airbnb business Important qualitative features of Airbnb investment property How Taylor and Malyssa promote their Airbnb properties  LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1.   What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Finding a cash-flowing property was difficult, but using an Airbnb model allowed them to buy a property and achieve the returns they needed.  2.  Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Malyssa writes a daily journal on a list of priorities, and tasks. Taylor gets up early in the morning and works out. 3.   Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://www.stessa.com/ (Stessa) https://hello.pricelabs.co/ (PriceLabs) 4.   What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Will-Teach-You-Be-Rich/dp/0761147489 (I Will Teach You To Be Rich) book by Ramit Sethi 5.   If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Rethink our approach to our career, how you look at debt and student loans and start in real estate as early as you can! RESOURCES https://www.instagram.com/staywithmeek/ (Stay with Meek Instagram) https://linktr.ee/staywithmeek Email: Meekresidential@gmail.com Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Aug 23 2021
41 mins
RECESSION RESISTANT REAL ESTATE INVESTING WITH MARK KHURI
Mark Khuri is a real estate investor, CA Licensed Real Estate Broker, Managing Partner at Aerial Investment Management, Vice-President and Co-founder of SMK Capital Management LLC, a company that focuses on providing eligible investors with attractive returns through commercial income-producing real estate. Mark has been an avid real estate investor for over 15 years and has sourced, underwritten, acquired, raised capital, renovated, managed, and sold both residential and commercial real estate investments throughout multiple markets in the US. He has analyzed hundreds of investment opportunities and has successfully bought, renovated, sold, and invested in over 120 properties with a combined value of over $1 billion and created and managed over 40 real estate partnerships with investors. KEY POINTS Pivoting to deeply discounted distressed residential real estate Top four (4) asset classes that yield high returns What diversification means to Mark Importance of building relationships with operating partners Best investment opportunities today Underwriting multifamily deals Reasons why Mark rejected deals  LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1.What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Getting comfortable with the numbers. Therefore, surrounded himself with a partner that has the experience and hired a mentor to help him get started. 2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Wake up early, and read a lot. 3.Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://www.multihousingnews.com/ ( MultiHousing News) https://www.greenstreet.com/ ( Green Street) https://smkcap.com/5steps/ (smkcap.com/5steps/) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Rich-Dad-Poor-Teach-Middle/dp/1612680194 (Rich Dad, Poor Dad) book by Robert Kiyosaki 5. If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Start earlier and take advantage of the opportunity! RESOURCES https://smkcap.com/about-us/ (SMK Capital Management) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Aug 16 2021
34 mins
CREATIVE SELLER FINANCING WITH BILL HAM
Bill is a real estate entrepreneur, speaker, coach, and mentor, and author of the book, “Creative Cash”, Chief Operating Officer at Broadwell Property Group, and owner and Senior Manager of Phoenix Residential Management, LLC, a company that has been operated a portfolio of over 1500residential units and has been in business since 2009. He did not come from a family of real estate people. However, for over 20 years of experience in it, he had a proven track record as he had built a massive portfolio on real estate multifamily with over a thousand units.  KEY POINTS 1.  Creative Seller Financing 2.  Creative Cash: How to go out and get deals 3.  Common real estate problems of sellers and properties 4.  Master Lease Options 5.  Knowing the values in your area 6.  Advantages of Creative Seller Financing for buyers and sellers 7.  How to avoid the Capital Expense Tsunami  LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? The fear of the very first deal and the fear of someone saying, “YES”. But, get into the business that makes offers regularly really helped me get over that nervousness.  2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? A cup of coffee and the Wall Street Journal every morning.  3.  Do you have an online resource that you find valuable?    https://www.google.com/aclk?sa=L&ai=DChcSEwifvamQwZLyAhUGJCsKHbNcCXQYABAAGgJzZg&ae=2&sig=AOD64_1Z327AoN221xlbrQpq5oFJkdMOdA&q&adurl&ved=2ahUKEwiG86CQwZLyAhWQBd4KHTqaC7AQ0Qx6BAgCEAE (Clubhouse App ) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Prince-Niccolo-Machiavelli/dp/1503017826 (The Prince) book by Niccolo Machiavelli https://www.amazon.com/Art-War-Sun-Tzu/dp/1599869772 (The Art of War) book by Sun Tzu RESOURCES Email: Bill@gobroadwell.com https://broadwellpropertygroup.com/ (Broadwell Property Group) https://www.amazon.com/Creative-Cash-Complete-Financing-Investing/dp/1544518579 (Creative Cash) book by Bill Ham https://creativeapartmentdeals.com/ (Creative Apartment Deals) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Aug 2 2021
45 mins
FINDING MASSIVELY DISCOUNTED PROPERTIES WITH ZACK BOOTHE
Just a few years ago, Zack Boothe was a window cleaner. You can even find his window cleaning tutorial videos on YouTube with millions of views. Although he achieved success with his window cleaning business, he always dreamt of being a real estate investor. Taking a leap of faith, he walked away from window cleaning, and within a handful of years, he was making over a million dollars per year from real estate investing. Zack now has his own team and spends much of his time giving back and helping others get started in the competitive game of real estate. Zack is passionate about sharing how easy it is to be successful once you implement a system that consistently produces discounted properties. When he isn’t helping people make money through real estate, Zack can be found spending time with his wife and two children and hiking the mountains of the Western United States. KEY POINTS 1. Going from a window cleaner to real estate investor 2. Building both money and time freedom with real estate 3. Zack’s advice on how to start investing in real estate 4. How to build and keep up your positive belief system 5. Real estate wholesaling 6. Secrets on finding massively discounted properties LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it?  Trying to figure out myself, and trying to get traditional loans for everything. Overcome that by listening to podcasts and YouTube channels, and having a mentor. 2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Always have a goal and focus on the day-to-day tasks that will hit the goal. 3.  Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://www.dealmachine.com/ ( DealMachine) App https://www.googleadservices.com/pagead/aclk?sa=L&ai=DChcSEwjpicyE5IXyAhURBGAKHS8aC20YABAAGgJ0bQ&ohost=www.google.com&cid=CAESQOD2MQWusk8Bx08G-0PnkQDtd2t1yIN5Ji56z9ow7FyrkSYY92JFEfHeiN2KJeBy8iuK-W7aJ7TR_NZ8mLe-20E&sig=AOD64_36hDxZfiQauaBAcT4l_uLBhl_y2w&q&adurl&ved=2ahUKEwi6icSE5IXyAhV2yYsBHWtoC4gQ0Qx6BAgCEAE (Google Calendar) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why?       https://www.amazon.com/Rich-Dad-Poor-Teach-Middle/dp/1612680194 (Rich Dad Poor Dad) book by Robert Kiyosaki       https://www.amazon.com/Habits-Highly-Effective-People-Powerful/dp/0743269519 (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People) book by Stephen Covey https://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Millionaire-Mind-Mastering-Wealth/dp/0060763280 (Secrets of the Millionnaire Mind) book by T. Harv Eker https://www.amazon.com/ABCs-Real-Estate-Investing-Investors/dp/1937832031 (The ABCs of Real Estate Investing) book by Ken McElroy 5.   If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Start learning and educating yourself! RESOURCES https://dfdmastery.com/ (DFD Mastery) https://dfdmastery.com/podcast/ (Driving for Dollars Mastery Podcast) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL9LDToGJCruOImtdwvnXBw (YouTube) https://www.instagram.com/zackboothe/?hl=en (Instagram) https://www.facebook.com/dfdmastery/ (Facebook) https://www.tiktok.com/@therealzackboothe?lang=en (Tiktok) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
Jul 30 2021
41 mins
JUST START REAL ESTATE WITH MIKE SIMMONS
Mike Simmons, is a serial entrepreneur, CEO, business coach, speaker, author, host of the Just Start Real Estate Podcast, owner of a successful real estate investing company, and partner in one of the largest real estate mentorship companies. He personally works with hundreds of entrepreneurs to help them optimize and grow their businesses. He has shared the stage with Gary Vaynerchuk, Ryan Serhant, Jocko Willink, Russell Brunsson, Walter Bond, Andy Frisella, and Tom Ferry among others.   KEY POINTS How to make your own money work for you How to safely invest money for retirement Mike’s secret sauce to success How to tell whether it’s time to shift your career or retire The catalysts for a change in life How to hire effectively and scale your team Competition Perspective: How to win things Tips for becoming a better leader The Learn-Do Ratio LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Fear that he feels sick and disgusted but made him motivated.  2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Compare-analyzing 3. Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://www.youtube.com/ (YouTube) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Extreme-Ownership-U-S-Navy-SEALs-ebook/dp/B0739PYQSS/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?ie=UTF8&ref_=cm_cr_lh_d_bdcrb_top (Extreme Ownership) by Jocko Willink https://www.amazon.com/Traction-Get-Grip-Your-Business/dp/1936661837 (Traction) by Gino Wickman 5. If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Figure out where you want to go, make a plan, and execute it. RESOURCES Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download! https://mikesimmons.com/juststartrealestate/ (Just Start Real Estate Podcast) https://www.amazon.com/dp/1734832703/ref=sr_1_25?dchild=1&keywords=level+jumping&qid=1591040844&s=books&sr=1-25 (Level Jumping) book by Mike Simmons Text: JUST START send to 55444
Jul 10 2021
54 mins
Listener Questions and Economic Updates with Damion Lupo
May 31 2021
32 mins
Buying Multifamily with a Day Job with Brian LaBrec
Brian LaBrec is an Engineer in Plastics, an entrepreneur, a mentor, real estate investor, and the Founder and CEO of the LaBrec Group, consisting of LaBrec Capital Investments and LaBrec Realty Solutions. LaBrec Capital Investments has a commercial real estate investment business that provides all the tools, resources, knowledge, and systems necessary to accelerate Multifamily Real Estate business and reduce risks.  Presently, Brian enjoys helping people pursue their own path to financial independence and teaching them how real estate investing can help them reach their goals!  KEY POINTS Why Brian stays in Corporate America while building his real estate investing portfolio Recovering from a burnt down, totally destroyed property Working towards financial freedom Work / Life balance with a W2 while investing in real estate   LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1.   What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? It’s the mindset and taking action, therefore he got coaches and mentors to help him through that. 2.   Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Reading books every day. 3.   Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://www.biggerpockets.com/ ( )https://www.biggerpockets.com/ (BiggerPockets)  4.   What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Millionaire-Mind-Thomas-J-Stanley/dp/0740718584 (The Millionaire Mind) book by Thomas Stanley  5.   If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be?  Real estate, real estate, real estate. Everybody should start today! RESOURCES https://labreccapitalinvestments.com/ (Labreccapitalinvestments.com) https://www.linkedin.com/company/65316000 (LinkedIn) https://www.instagram.com/LabrecCapitalInvestment/ (Instagram) https://www.facebook.com/Labrec-Capital-Investments-101879454819922/ (Facebook) https://www.amazon.com/Rich-Dad-Poor-Teach-Middle/dp/1612680194 (Rich Dad Poor Dad) book by Robert Kiyosaki Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( )http://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 (Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
May 24 2021
19 mins
Buying 60+ Rental Properties with a W-2 with Bo Kim
Bo Kim is a buy and hold real estate investor, a Software Implementation Manager, and has been working in the accounting industry for the past 7 years. He is also an avid writer on his blog, and founder and host of the Bigger Cash Flow podcast, a show aimed to help newbie real estate investors take back control of their finances.  Currently, he owns 63 rental units across the markets of Kansas City, Indianapolis, and Little Rock.   KEY POINTS Buying turnkey rental properties out of state How Bo lost money on the very first deal Using private lending to buy turn key rentals Leveraging time and expertise with turnkey providers Real estate investing tips for newbies Leading versus lagging measures   LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1.   What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? The fear of the unknown, but breaking out of the shell by talking to other investors, and educating himself. 2.   Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Not having any downtime by blocking off his time to enjoy whatever he wants, and get things done. 3.   Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://www.stessa.com/ ( Stessa) https://www.redfin.com/ (Redfin) 4.   What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Set-Life-Dominate-American-Dream/dp/0997584718 (Set for Life) book by Scott Trench https://www.amazon.com/Rich-Dad-Poor-Teach-Middle/dp/1612680194 (Rich Dad Poor Dad) book by Robert Kiyosaki 5.   If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Start buying real estate right away, don’t wait!   RESOURCES https://www.biggercashflow.com/ (BiggerCashFlow.com) https://www.biggercashflow.com/bigger-cash-flow-podcast (Bigger Cash Flow Podcast) http://instagram.com/biggercashflow (Instagram) https://www.biggerpockets.com/ (BiggerPockets) Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!
May 10 2021
41 mins
Why You Should Passively Invest in Multifamily with Spencer Gray
In his role as President, Spencer develops, leads and executes investment strategy, performs underwriting and due diligence of all assets in the Gray Capital portfolio, and interfaces with investors. Since founding Gray Capital, LLC Spencer has been involved in over $700 Million in transactions. Spencer is also President and CEO of Gray Properties, LLC, a commercial real estate focused family office. As an entrepreneur, Spencer has founded several successful businesses in the fields of media distribution, real estate and agriculture before turning his passion for investing in commercial real estate into what is now Gray Capital, LLC . Spencer has extensive experience in a variety of real estate investing strategies since buying his first rental property in 2006. Spencer is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys rock climbing, fly fishing, archery and free diving. He is also a father to two girls.   KEY POINTS Spencer’s entrepreneurial journey to multifamily investing Lessons learned from Spencer’s first multifamily deal How to raise capital without previous experience The benefits of passive investing The lesser-known benefits of real estate investing How to hedge against inflation LIGHTNING QUESTIONS 1. What was your biggest hurdle getting started in real estate investing, and how did you overcome it? Not qualified and no real track record in multifamily, therefore partnering and leveraging track record with someone else. 2. Do you have a personal habit that contributes to your success? Having a morning regimen like meditation through a steam shower. 3. Do you have an online resource that you find valuable? https://www.grayreport.com/ (The Gray Report) https://www.graycapitalllc.com/newsletter/ ( Gray Report Newsletter) 4. What book would you recommend to the listeners and why? https://www.amazon.com/Hands-Off-Investor-Insiders-Investing-Syndications/dp/1947200275 ( The Hands-Off Investor) book by Brian Burke 5. If you were to give advice to your 20-year-old self to get started in real estate investing, what would it be? Try to focus a little bit on what’s going to work, and really appreciate the time. RESOURCES Visithttp://m/gp/product/B00NB86OYE/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=jacob0ee-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00NB86OYE&linkId=100a9d2905599266aa7088bba0a33d55 ( Audible) for a free trial and free audiobook download!  https://www.graycapitalllc.com/ (Gray Capital LLC ) https://www.linkedin.com/in/spencertrevorgray/ (LinkedIn) Email: spencer@graycapitalllc.com
May 3 2021
35 mins