This show highlights how amazing real estate investors grew something from nothing. Learn their tricks to success each week using hacks that you can replicate in your own world. Then catch how each investor used systems and tech to scale their investments and where they see the world of tech moving in the future.
Managing Partner of First Equity Funding, Christian Pepe stops by the studio to give an inside view of the lending world. As an asset based real estate lender, Christian covers the bases of using certain sources for data analysis and when to use each one for maximum benefits. Pepe then dives into the best approach to obtaining sufficient loan amounts for the desired home improvement.
Orthodontic Supply Executive and Real Estate Investor, Mike Parlante joins us with his secrets to success and keeping a happy family. He tells us why the smile captures someones attention but the sales technique and personality is what keeps clients engaged. Mike Parlante informs us how he maintains organization while achieving many goals at once and what platforms are the best to use while keeping a positive mindset.
Originally an analyst on wall street, Herve Francois felt no more passion in the stock trenches. Join us on this episode of Real Estate Hackers to hear how he converted his drive and talents to master the real estate world. Herve goes into the benefits of knowing the quadrants of Washington D.C, delivers some helpful guidance of how to avoid over analyzing and proves that you can never have enough spreadsheets.
The Queen of Student Housing, Dixie Decker joins us on this episode of Real Estate Hackers. This intriguing interview starts off with Dixie’s hacks so she never has to hear from her tenants with some simple techniques to avoid college student rivalry. Dixies explains how to play the role of teacher by setting the student residents up for success from the beginning.
Baltimore success Ed Hale joins Real Estate Hackers to talk about his multiple achievements. After serving our country in the Air Force, Ed Hale purchased an aged, run down park for almost nothing. What he then bought for pennies, ended up selling for millions. Join us to hear why Ed Hale refused the mayor, was recruited for the CIA and how the escalated bank account was just the beginning.
Long time business partner and co founder of SlateHouse Group, Nate Jones stops by Real Estate Hackers to discuss the details on his and Chad's craziest investment to date. He then relays some of his pro tips on how to make budget cuts and why it is important to relax when you’re behind schedule and your elevator is still in Canada.
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Tired of traveling all over for work, Beka Shea knew she had to make a change from missing time with her kids. From newbie flipper to wholesaler and marketing master, Beka explains how she quit her mechanical engineering job to tackle real estate full time. Now with a focus on marketing, Beka Shea drops some hints on how to optimize advertising and organize your personal business to maximize productivity.
The Cash Flow Ninja himself joins as the first passive investor on the show. MC Laubscher, a Rugby player by day, begins with the importance of first investing in yourself. He starts off light with how to start as a Passive investor and why it is an intriguing path to take. He goes into detail about how to strategize the best deals for a unique situation. Finishing off with some advice on how to have your priorities straight to achieve success, MC Laubscher proves that patience is key.
Baltimore resident David Hathaway inspires us with his story of his growth from buying and selling cars on E-Bay auctions to becoming a successful Buy and Hold Investor of over 50 units throughout Maryland and Virginia. Take a listen for his tips on how to become financially independent on your own and what certain things to avoid in the market. He also lets us know what areas are preferential geographically, helping us to weigh the risks and rewards.
From Touch of Color Flooring, expert Rani Rammouni invites us to join the world of specialty flooring. Hailing from one of the top specialty flooring companies since 2003, Rani reveals some of his personal secrets to his successes. He explains the evolution of necessary technological advances in the flooring world and how these advances speed up the process preciseness. We get an in depth look of A Touch of Color’s precise screening process to find the most suitable contractors to represent their work. Rani then spills his secrets on how to know what materials to use for maximum profit for flipping houses and multi family investments, and leaves us with the one thing that still surprises him in adulthood.
Touch of Color Online
Eric Brewer is the owner and president of CR Property Group. In this episode he talks about the current real estate market, developing new strategies, and how to view things from a 30,000 foot level and to work “on” your business and not “in” it. Eric also shares new ideas and new processes in his business.
We also get the opportunity to hear about sales vs. operations, the difference between the two, and how many business owners don’t run their real estate business like a business. He also gets into his hiring process and how they use the DISC assessment system to help profile when hiring and how to pay attention to a sales person vs. an operations person. Lastly, Chad and Eric get into turnkey properties for investors and weighing your threshold for risk.
Eric’s website: https://crpropertygroup.com
Eric’s phone#: 717-818-3694
Eric’s email: Eric@crpropertygroup.com
Fred Rice is the co-owner of Spectrum Utilities which focus’ on sub-metering on a national level. Once a corporate lawyer, Fred retired to focus on purchasing a business. Knowing nothing about the profession of sub-metering at first, Fred immediately gained interest with consolidation synergies, which quickly led to an expansion of four offices throughout 28 states. Fred joins us to talk about the ins and outs of sub-metering, where he goes in depth about the benefits, costs, and why it is crucial to work closely with the contractors to create maximum profit. We also learn about the perfect candidates for sub-metering and how to accommodate different types of customers..
Spectrum Utilities Website
Michael Manthei is a real estate investor and property manager. Michael got his start after a spiritual awakening in his younger years that stemmed from being involved in not-so-illegal activity. He eventually turned his life around and was introduced to people who helped pave his path to success. He joins us to talk about his nail-biting journey buying his first property with no experience, no money, and dealing with a foreclosure. We also learn about his BRRR hacking method with hard money loads, being a fair landlord, and how to properly partner with family in real estate deals.
Michael Manthei Facebook
Rich Dad Poor Dad Book
Jason Dubnik is a certified public accountant and real estate investor. As an accountant, he got into real estate after working with many of his clients and seeing the various tax advantages. He sits down to talk with us about the best low-tax investments, and a new trend called Opportunity Zones, a government-backed real estate program with zero capital gains tax.
Dubnik CPA Website
Farhan Malik and Shomail Malik are brothers, real estate business partners, and owners of Apex Capital Group. They sit down to talk with us about their early start in real estate wholesaling, and how they expanded their hometown ventures to other city markets. They share with us their top two real estate hacks in regards to wholesale and turnkey properties. The also give tips on how to communicate with your investors, the importance of diversification across markets, and the future of real estate technology.
Apex Capital Group
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Rich Dad Poor Dad Book
Matt Faircloth of the DeRosa Group and famed Bigger Pockets contributor jumps into the studio at our co-working space The Hive to share stories on his early investor days, his ways and strategies on how to raise private capital (look for his book "Raising Private Capital"), and his views on tech driving tools in real estate that will make it much easier to invest!
Raising Private Capital book
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