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Own Your Time Podcast

Own Your Time Podcast

By Kyle Marcotte
Kyle is an expert at raising capital. He was able to raise over half a million dollars and close his first deal in just 4 months at the age of 20 years old. Since then, he has grown his real estate portfolio to 119 units, valued over 5.5 million dollars.

Kyle helps new investors buy their first deal in under 12 months without using any of their own money. While raising over 1 million dollars as a 20 year-old, Kyle saw all of the obstacles that new investors will face and has developed proven systems to overcome these barriers and do huge deals, regardless of age or experience.
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OYT 42: Sterling White - From 0 to 400 Units in 3.5 Years
Sterling is a multifamily investor specializing in value-add apartments in Indianapolis and other Midwestern markets. With just over a decade of experience in the real estate industry, Sterling was involved with the management of over $10MM in capital, which is deployed across a $16MM real estate portfolio made up of multifamily apartments Sonder Investment Group Sterling's Instagram
February 22, 2021
WIR #01: Are you holding yourself back?
NEW SERIES: "What I'm Reading" (WIR) On this episode I dive deep into the current book that I am reading, The Structure of Magic. The main point of the book is learning how to change your model of the world and understanding the ways in which your current model is holding you back. 
November 16, 2020
These 3 Money Mistakes Are Costing You Thousands
Three common money mistakes that can cost you thousands of dollars. 
November 09, 2020
OYT 41: Jason Yarusi - Leadership Lessons From a Serial Entrepreneur
Jason is an active Real Estate Syndicator and Investor. In 2016 he founded Yarusi Holdings, a multifamily investment firm that currently has over 800 units under management. Jason also hosts "The Jason and Pili Project" a Youtube Channel and Podcast that sets the foundation for building Mental Fortitude, Growing Wealth, and Improving Health by providing actionable steps (and avoiding missteps). Website
August 14, 2020
OYT 40: Jaren Barnes - Automate Your Business and Make the World a Better Place Using the Pareto Principle
Jaren Barnes is the "Senior Creative Director" at For 2 Years of his career, Jaren Was Responsible For Selling 25+ Properties Per Month! is an online community that focuses on giving you the real-world guidance on what it actually takes to build wealth through real estate.
August 06, 2020
OYT 39: Eric Wedoe - The importance of investing in yourself
Eric is currently a student at KM Coaching and in this episode, he shares his journey to real estate success. Eric Wedoe is the founder of a private equity firm called “Financial Freedom Investing” Prior to real estate ERIC spent a significant amount of time in the financial sector with The Hartford, Scottrade, and Ameriprise. Learn more about KM Coaching  Eric's Website 
July 31, 2020
OYT 38: Rod Khleif - The Power of Mindset
Rod Khleif is an entrepreneur, real estate investor, multiple business owner, author, mentor, and community philanthropist who is passionate about business, life, success, and giving back. As one of the country’s top real estate trainers, Rod has personally owned and managed over 2,000 properties. Sign up for Rod's BootCamp
July 24, 2020
OYT 37: Travis Watts - How to Be a Passive Investor and Do it Full-Time
Travis Watts is a full-time passive investor. He has been investing in real estate since 2009 in multi-family, single-family and vacation rentals. He is also the Director of Investor Relations at Ashcroft Capital. Having invested in over 28 passive syndications between 14 different firms, Travis now dedicates his time to educating others about the world of investing and has made it his mission to share passive investment strategies in order to help others achieve and maintain wealth in real estate.
July 17, 2020
OYT 36: Ruben Greth - How to Transition from Small to Large Multifamily Investing
Ruben Greth has his own podcast about raising money for multifamily syndication called the capital raiser show, where he learns best practices from successful syndicators and multifamily investors. He is a capital manager for Baker's and does marketing brand awareness and capital raising for the company was purchased 850 units in Arizona, many through syndicating apartment communities. He originally got started in real estate by raising 650k of joint venture money from social media to buy small multifamily deals in Phoenix during the real estate crash. He has his bachelor's degree from Arizona State University in chemistry and Spanish
July 13, 2020
OYT 35: Rob Beardsley - $100 Million in Real Estate in Your Early 20s
Rob Beardsley oversees acquisitions and capital markets for Lonestar capital and has acquired over $100 million of multifamily real estate. He has evaluated thousands of opportunities using proprietary underwriting models and published the number one book on multifamily underwriting. Rob has written over 50 articles about underwriting deal structures and capital markets. Rob also hosts the capital spotlight podcast, which is focused on interviewing institutional investors. 
July 13, 2020
OYT 34: Mikey Taylor - How to Use Your Brand to Build Your Business from the Perspective of a Pro Skater
Mikey Taylor is the current President and Managing principal of Commune Capital, a private equity real estate investment firm. A serial entrepreneur at heart, he first found success with nearly two decades of professional skateboarding. Throughout his career, Mikey held lucrative sponsorship contracts with DC Shoe Co., GoPro Cameras and Alien Workshop. Over his tenure, he had over 100 signature skateboard decks, 7 pro model shoes and was one of the most recognizable pro skateboarders on the planet. Not one to rest on his laurels, early in his career, he was already thinking about life after skateboarding. What’s next was co-founding and eventual launch of Saint Archer Brewing Company. This San Diego based craft beer company and its first of its kind business model, led to quick success and multi-million dollar purchase by MillerCoors Company in 2015. Since then, Mikey has been busy, co-founding Sovrn Skateboards, Avni Intelligence (an entrepreneur education platform and podcast) and most importantly Commune Capital. Armed with only a high school education, but more than a lifetime of real world experience, Mikey is committed to assisting the next generation define the new American dream. Born and raised in Southern California, Mikey Taylor resides in Thousand Oaks, with his wife Jen and their two young daughters. 
June 26, 2020
OYT 33: Elisa Zhang - Going from a BiggerPockets Newbie to Owning Over 1000 Units
Elisa Zhang got started in the 2008 financial crisis with the goal of quitting her job. She reached and blew past that goal and now helps typical 9-5ers to do the same. You'll get to hear her story of how she graduated from reading BiggerPockets blogs to owning 1000 units of multifamily apartments.
June 19, 2020
OYT 32: Michael Blank - Why the Stock Market is a Fox in Sheep's Clothing
Michael Blank is a leading authority on apartment building investing in the United States. He’s passionate about helping others become financially free in 3-5 years by investing in apartment building deals with a special focus on raising money. Today, Michael talks about finding a mentor, understanding the stock market, and more.
June 12, 2020
OYT 31: Make Smarter Offers with a Deal Analyzer - Webinar Q&A
This is the Q&A section from Kyle's weekly webinar syndication series. He answers questions live from viewers about syndication, underwriting, talking to brokers, and more.
June 08, 2020
OYT 30: David Toupin - 24 Years old with over 50 Million dollars of real estate!
David Toupin is 24 years old with over 50 Million dollars of real estate! Check the newest episode of the Own Your Time Podcast to hear his amazing story!
June 05, 2020
OYT 29: How Do I Find My Purpose?
How can I find hope meaning and purpose? We all want to lead a meaningful life, but what are the steps to being living in that way? Books mentioned Grit - Angela Duckworth Ego is the Enemy - Ryan Holiday Mindset - Carol Dweck
June 01, 2020
OYT 28: Hayden Crabtree - Skip The Flip: Secrets The 1% Know About Real Estate Investing
Hayden is a real estate investor out of Atlanta, GA that specializes in value-add commercial deals and is the author of best selling Skip The Flip: Secrets the 1% Know About Real Estate Investing. Get His Book Here
May 29, 2020
OYT 27: The 5 Levels of Wealth - Why Hard Work Doesn't Equal Success
There are 5 levels to the game of money. On this episode we discuss what those five levels are and how to get all the way to level 5. There are common pitfalls at each level! Be sure to stay tuned till the end to learn them all. Free Coaching Call 
May 25, 2020
OYT 26: How to Choose a Market to Invest In
How to pick a market, what metrics to look for and where to find them! Get the free market handout guide when you sign up for a free coaching call!
May 22, 2020
OYT 25: Don't Like Paying Taxes? Listen To This.
Today we interviewed Alex Shandrovsky and Michael Brady from Madison 1031! They are experts on 1031 exchanges and gave some great insights on how to use 1031s effectively to deffer your capital gains tax.  Alex - Linked In Michael - Linkedin
May 20, 2020
OYT 24: Why Can't I Stay Motivated?!
Do you struggle to keep up your motivation? One day you're flying high and the next day you can barley find the motivation to get out of bed. If that sounds like you, then you HAVE to listen to this episode  Instagram: Kylemarcotte9 Free Coaching Call 
May 18, 2020
OYT 23: 99% of people think like this...
There is two current views on success. First is compete, throw elbows, and win at all costs. The second view is "thats not for me, I'm just going to settle, why bother." Both of these views are WRONG. There is a better way.  @Kylemarcotte9 Find out more info on 1 on 1 coaching with Kyle 
May 15, 2020
OYT 22: The Easy Way Fallacy
On this episode I discus why the easy way actually leads to far more pain and struggle than the perceived "hard" way of doing things.  FREE CASE STUDY - Learn exactly how I raised over half a million dollars in just 4 months at 20 years old. 
May 11, 2020
OYT 21: Jake and Gino - How two men challenged the status quo to become financially free.
On this episode we got to interview both of the co-founders of Wheel Barrow Profits, Jake and Gino. They shared their story of how they went from a pizza guy and a drug rep to owning over 100 million dollars of real estate.
May 08, 2020
OYT 20: How I raised half a million dollars in just 4 months at 20 years old.
To listen to the full case study and to learn how you can do your first deal go to:
May 06, 2020
OYT 19: Evan Holladay - How To Connect Your Passion With Your Business
Evan Holladay is a real estate developer and investor with over $225 million and 1347 units of multifamily real estate developed and invested. Evan is Founder and CEO at Holladay Ventures where their team specializes in creating and investing in workforce, affordable and mixed-income communities. Website: Instagram: @evanholladay
May 04, 2020
OYT 18: Dan Handford - How he closed 220 million dollars of real estate in 24 months.
Dan has closed on over 220 million dollars in real estate in the last 24 months alone! In this episode we discuss how to scale a business, the tax benefits of real estate, the mindset of being a lifetime learner and much more! Multifamily Investor Nation 
April 16, 2020
OYT 17: How to Stop "Overthinking"
Are you an over thinker? Well, then this episode is for you! Mentorship: 
April 15, 2020
OYT 16: Are Low Cap Rates Bad?
Should you invest in low cap rate markets? How do you make money when cap rates are so low? These are some of the questions we answer on todays show!  Mentorship:  Instagram: Kylemarcotte9
April 15, 2020
OYT 15: How to Make Money in Real Estate!
This episode is a clip from a call with a  mentorship student of mine. We covered a lot of great topics and I wanted to share some of it with you guys! If you're interested in Mentorship Coaching with me you can sign up here:  
April 14, 2020
OYT 14: Hadar Orkibi - How to Stay Focused and Avoid the Shiny Objects
Hadar Orkibi has been in real estate for over 20 years! On this episode he walks you through the process of selecting a market and his most recent Multifamily deal. MFI Giveaway: MIH Mastermind:
April 13, 2020
OYT 13: Why it is not your fault that you're undisciplined
Discipline gives you freedom. We all know this, but why is it so hard to stay the course and be discipline?  Your brains expectation and tolerance for dopamine play a massive roll in the activities that you are motivated to do on a consistent basis. You have to recalibrate your perception of pleasure in order to be motivated to delay gratification.  Instagram: @kylemarcotte9 Website:
April 10, 2020
OYT 12: Mike "C-Roc" - What are you made of?
Mike "C-Roc" Ciorrocco is a motivator, public speaker and coach. He is the host of the #WAYMO podcast where he shares stories of his past experiences and how he used them as fuel to break through barriers in his life.  In this episode we talk about how to silence the negative voice in your head and take action on your dreams and goals. Instagram: Mikeycroc Website: WAYMO Teens:
April 09, 2020
OYT 11: Nick Ameluxen - How to overcome your self imposed limitations.
Nick is a partner at Quantum Capital. He closed 200 units in his first year of multifamily investing. This allowed to him to leave his job as a mechanic for Audi and VW. On this episode we dive into how Nick found his first partner, and we even talk about how he overcame his ADHD to achieve success that others told him he never would.
April 07, 2020
OYT 10: Dave Mason - How to get money to work for you. So you don't have to work for it.
Dave Mason is a personal growth junky, entrepreneur and Novelist. He is the Author of The Cash Machine which is a book that talks about financial freedom and how to make money worth for you. Dave dropped some incredible wisdom on this show, I hope you enjoy!!! The Cash Machine: Daves Knob Business:
April 03, 2020
OYT 9: Jerome Myers - How to choose your business partner
Jerome is a corporate America dropout who is helping others exit the matrix through ownership in multifamily work force housing. After building a 20 MM division at a construction company and having to layoff his teammates two years in a row, He'd had enough and decided to become a full time real estate entrepreneur.
April 02, 2020
OYT 8: Have you considered how COVID-19 will affect your property's water usage and utility bills?
On this episode, I talked with Anselmo Torres III and Kelly Stinson, CAS, from Sustainability Solutions. We discussed how property owners need to be prepared for a large increase in utility expenses due to residents being at home far more often.
April 01, 2020
OYT 7: Matt Teifke - The power of networking!
Matt Teifke is a jack of all trades in real estate! He is a broker, property manager and investor! He owns 15 homes, a triplex, 8-plex and is a GP in 2 syndications. Matt makes this all happen by being a phenomenal networker. On todays show he shares his networking secretes! 
March 31, 2020
OYT 6: Baskal Korkis - Started in real estate at 14!
@baskalkorkis  Baskal has 37 single family homes and over 100k followers on Instagram! Learn how he accumulated 23 doors by the time he was 23! 
March 27, 2020
OYT 5: Derek Loda - Why You Don't Have to Start in Single Family
Most people think you have to start in single family real estate before going on to commercial multifamily, but that is not the case! On this episode Derek Loda explains why!
March 26, 2020
OYT 4: How to never pay taxes again... LEGALLY!
The US Tax Code is a road map to wealth. It lays out step by step what to do with your money so that you will never have to pay taxes. 99.5% of the Tax code is focused on tax exemptions. only 30 pages of the 5,800 are focused on taking money from you. The government wants you to pay less in taxes and it instructs you how!
March 21, 2020
OYT 3: The Reason You AREN'T Making Money
Let's break down the beliefs that are currently preventing you from making the amount of money that you really want to make.
March 10, 2020
OYT 2: Antoine Martel - How to buy 10 homes a month and move into Multifamily from SFH!
Antoine Martel's company MartelTurnKey purchases over 10 homes A MONTH! Antoine has now moved to multifamily and has a portfolio valued at over 11 million dollars. Instagram: @martelantoine Website: Antione's Book:
March 10, 2020
OYT 1: Chris Salerno - Forbes 30 under 30 and 40M in assets in his 20's!
Chris is the CEO of QC capital. He controls a portfolio valued at over 40 million dollars and was nominated for the Forbes 30 under 30 list.  Chris's Website: Instagram: Go check him out! 
March 09, 2020