Fri, 28 April 2017
Perhaps you are hesitant to invest in real estate at the moment because of predictions of an imminent crash. But when is the ‘right time’ to invest? What if I told you that it is always a good time to invest, as long as you make intelligent choices?
Jason Hartman is the president of Platinum Properties Investor Network, a firm specializing in financial planning for real estate investors, and Hartman Media, a production company through which he hosts 20 podcasts that address business, investments and living well. A self-made multimillionaire and serial entrepreneur, Jason has founded 21 companies and initiated several thousand real estate transactions.
Jason obtained his real estate license his freshman year of college and worked part-time for Century 21, learning about the investment side of the industry and developing his own portfolio. He eventually came to purchase and expand his own traditional real estate firm, and negotiated its sale to Coldwell Banker. In anticipation of that check, Jason sought investment advice from Wall Street – and uncovered a need for a financial planning firm-specific to real estate investors. So he created it himself! He is passionate about educating and assisting investors in acquiring pragmatic investments nationwide. Today Jason explains why the media characterization of ‘housing’ is an oversimplification and outlines the different types of markets. Listen and learn how diversification can offer a solid ROI despite market volatility.
[4:12] The volatile nature of cyclical real estate markets
[6:00] Jason’s take on Wall Street financial planners
[6:53] What Jason learned in researching different real estate markets around the US
[8:56] Why Jason founded a financial planning firm for real estate investors
[11:22] The misleading nature of media coverage of ‘real estate’ or ‘housing’
[12:54] The differences among linear, cyclical and hybrid markets
[16:04] Jason’s advice to investors with much equity who live in cyclical markets
[18:30] Why Jason cautions investors against cheap properties
Connect with Jason
Direct download: MB_062_-_Is_Now_the_Right_Time_to_Invest_in_Real_Estate_-With_Jason_Hartman.mp3
Category:Commercial Real Estate -- posted at: 12:17pm EDT
Sun, 23 April 2017
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink. Or can you?
You likely know exactly what you need to do to succeed in the world of apartment building investment, but perhaps you aren’t making forward progress toward your aspirations. Today’s guest explores the psychology of what holds us back and offers actionable techniques to help you take control of your life! Rob Dial is a performance coach and speaker who has inspired tens of thousands of people – from college students to NFL superstars – to develop a clear purpose and then establish the habits that lead to success. He believes that leaders are not born, but groomed, and he is committed to teaching others how to become the best version of themselves.
Rob’s forte is understanding the human brain and how to hack it to get past the fears and limiting beliefs that are holding you back. Through his work with MWFMotivation, he seeks to help you dig deep and discover what you were put on earth to do. Today he describes the design of the human brain and explains how to employ that understanding to get clear on the ‘pain’ you are running from as well as the ‘pleasure’ you are working toward. Get ready to be inspired as Rob coaches you to shift your mindset and truly show up in the world.
[6:38] Rob’s spin on the ‘lead a horse to water’ analogy
[9:10] How our brains work
[10:07] Why people don’t take action – despite knowing what they need to do
[10:27] How to shift your focus to the ‘why’ behind your goal
[16:34] How to motivate yourself to take massive action (when life is not that bad)
[18:48] Why you must dig deeper than money as a source of motivation
[20:10] How a focus on the ‘pleasure’ you are moving toward keeps you driven
[25:18] How to identify and explore your personal ‘pleasure’ and ‘pain’
[30:43] Why Rob invested in a coach at age 20, despite the expense
[37:25] Rob’s best advice to motivate action
Connect with Rob
Direct download: MB_061_-_Why_We_Dont_Take_Action_And_What_to_Do_About_It__With_Rob_Dial.mp3
Category:Commercial Real Estate -- posted at: 12:34pm EDT
Fri, 14 April 2017
What goes up must come down, and a number of experts predict an economic recession in the not-so-distant future. What are the current economic trends you need to understand? What would a recession mean for the real estate market? And how can y ou protect yourself from a potential crash?
I recently returned from the Real Estate Guys 15th Annual Summit at Sea, where I had the opportunity to meet several big players in the real estate industry and experience three key ‘aha moments’ surrounding the power of networking, the unsustainable economic trends initiated by our political system, and the spiritual aspect of being an investor.
The Summit at Sea was life-altering for me, and I am eager to share my new insight. Listen in as I examine the current economic landscape and how existing trends may affect the real estate industry down the road. Learn what steps you can take to not only survive a would-be crash, but thrive and prosper despite it.
[1:56] The value of networking via conferences, etc.
[3:55] The significance of understanding the political landscape
[4:50] Unsustainable global trends
[5:07] The fallout from the Federal Reserve bailout in 2008
[5:42] Exponential trends in growth of debt
[6:35] How to respond to this bleak macroeconomic overview
[8:34] Doug Duncan’s favorable perspective of the real estate market
[10:00] Robert Kiyosaki’s approach to the four quadrants
[11:43] The mindsets associated with each of the four quadrants
Second Chance for Your Money, Your Life and Our World by Robert Kiyosaki
Prosper: How to Prepare for the Future and Create a World Worth Inheriting by Chris Martenson and Adam Taggart
The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve by G. Edward Griffin
Direct download: MB_060_-_How_to_Survive_and_Thrive_the_Next_Crash.mp3
Category:Commercial Real Estate -- posted at: 6:29pm EDT
Tue, 4 April 2017
Obtaining funding can be one of the more difficult aspects of real estate investing. How do you go about finding the right lender? My guest today is making the process quicker and easier by marrying technology and real estate to create an online marketplace where investors and lenders can connect.
Ross Hamilton is the CEO of connectedinvestors.com, the world’s largest network of real estate investors. He began investing in real estate at the age of 19, and soon realized that the more connections he had in the real estate investing world, the more lucrative business could be. He leveraged his understanding of technology to create what he calls “LinkedIn for real estate investors” and became wildly successful during the property value upswing. Ross then had the foresight to diversify prior to the crash, and even thrived during the crash by investing in real estate in military towns.
Ross continues to grow his portfolio as well as his network of real estate investors, as he seeks to change the way money flows through the industry. Listen in as he explains how the Connected Investors platform pairs lenders with investors, how to spot a fake lender, and how technology will continue to affect the future of financing via crowdfunding portals and social networks.
[3:22] The key to success in real estate
[3:38] The evolution of funding real estate investments
[6:54] How the Connected Investors platform connects investors with lenders
[8:35] The success of CiX
[10:10] The types of debt supplied by CiX
[12:43] How CiX helps investors with the equity component of funding
[14:54] The prevalence of scammers posing as lenders
[18:21] How to qualify lenders and identify scammers
[20:02 ] The future of financing
[22:43] Ross’s advice for investors struggling to find funding
Connect with Ross
Direct download: MB_059_-_The_Future_of_Real_Estate_Financing_-_With_Ross_Hamilton.mp3
Category:Commercial Real Estate -- posted at: 9:18pm EDT