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Live Like You Mean It

Live Like You Mean It

By Van Hagye
On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom - this pieces together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? We also have a segment called Multifamily Minute, where we quickly break down a topic of Multifamily investing and/or Personal Finance. By making these seemingly complex topics digestible, we can help propel you on your journey to financial freedom.
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20. LLYMI • Travis Watts - The Full-Time Passive Investor
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. Travis is also the Director of Investor Relations at Ashcroft Capital. He dedicates his time to educating others who are looking to be more "hand's off" in real estate. Connect with Travis: #1 Free 15-Min Q&A Call with Travis #2 Free PDF Guide (Understanding Real Estate Private Placements) Both can be found @ www.ashcroftcapital.com/connectwithtravis Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/passiveinvestortips Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/passiveinvestortips LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/traviswatts1234 BiggerPockets Blog: https://www.biggerpockets.com/member-blogs/12418-the-syndication-investor-blog/blog_posts On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.vanhagye.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
24:32
November 25, 2020
19. MFM • The Best Way to Buy a House
In this episode of Multifamily Minute, we talk about why financing can make more sense than buying a house cash. By breaking down a few misconceptions about interest and compounding, we show how you can actually build wealth while buying a house. In Multifamily Minute, we quickly break down a topic of Multifamily investing; we also do episodes relating to personal finance in general. The purpose of these episodes is to be a quickly digestible piece of content that can help you learn the business and move towards your own financial freedom. One episode won’t change your life, but compounding knowledge over time will. LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: vanhagye.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
06:55
November 17, 2020
18. LLYMI • Cindy Byler - Music Teacher, Military Wife, Mom, and Financially Free Real Estate Investor
Cindy Byler is a military Army spouse of 7+ years to her high school sweetheart, Jonas. After their first change of duty station, she found herself needing to put her career as a music teacher on hold to move three times in three years. During that season of not working, she grew bitter toward the lifestyle- she had much value to add but felt unable. Through much reflection and improvements in personal finances, Cindy realized the best “job security” for their military lifestyle was through passive income- ultimately utilizing real estate to achieve passive income. As a buy and hold real estate investor, Cindy primarily invests in her hometown-area in Elmira, NY. She has been a landlord for 5 years. In the past 1.5 years, she has acquired a total of 4 properties and 11 doors. Every unit has gone through, or is going through, extensive remodeling. To make things more interesting, she currently lives in Central Texas where her husband is stationed at Fort Hood so all acquisitions, remodeling, and rentals are managed from over 1600 miles away. Cindy also resigned from her job as a music teacher to stay home with her young children and focus on the business that has already replaced her income in so little time. Connect with Cindy: LinkedIn cindybylerrei@gmail.com On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.legacyax.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
28:14
November 14, 2020
17. MFM • Volatility - Why the Stock Market is NOT Your Friend
In this episode of Multifamily Minute, we talk about volatility and how it can "secretly" steal money from you. Average annual returns and actual return on your investment are vastly different, especially in the context of long-term index funds. To truly reap the benefits of compound interest, we have to find a way around losing money to volatility. In Multifamily Minute, we quickly break down a topic of Multifamily investing; we also do episodes relating to personal finance in general. The purpose of these episodes is to be a quickly digestible piece of content that can help you learn the business and move towards your own financial freedom. One episode won’t change your life, but compounding knowledge over time will. LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.legacyax.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
03:53
November 10, 2020
16. LLYMI • Brian Bradley, Esq. - How to Protect your (Ass)ets as a Real Estate Investor
Brian T. Bradley, Esq. is a leading Educator and Nationally recognized Asset Protection Attorney for High Risk Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Real Estate Investors and Ultra High Net Worth Families. Brian’s goal is to give you peace of mind knowing your assets are safe. Brian was selected to the Best Attorneys of America List 2020, Lawyers of Distinction List 3 years in a row 2018 through 2020, Super Lawyers Rising Star List 2015, nominated to Americas Top 100 High Stake Litigators List. He also writes and teaches on High-End Asset Protection. Brian speaks at many investment seminars and has been a featured guest on numerous Investing and Real Estate shows. Connect with Brian: LinkedIn brian@btblegal.com   www.btblegal.com On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.legacyax.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
34:13
November 7, 2020
15. MFM • Capitalism & Greed
For this episode of Multifamily Minute, we talk about how greed and fear can manifest in a Capitalist society. Contrary to what many people think, there does NOT have to be inequality in an economic system like the US; if everyone invested their money wisely, they can actually create wealth for themselves while helping others.  In Multifamily Minute, we quickly break down a topic of Multifamily investing; we also do episodes relating to personal finance in general. The purpose of these episodes is to be a quickly digestible piece of content that can help you learn the business and move towards your own financial freedom. One episode won’t change your life, but compounding knowledge over time will. LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.legacyax.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
03:05
November 7, 2020
14. LLYMI • Chad Sutton - A Rocket Scientist who thinks "Real Estate isn't Rocket Science"
Chad is a real estate investor, business leader and entrepreneur with a proven background in mechanical design engineering, property rehabilitation, variable cost productivity and product management as a science. He is known for creative thinking, adaptability, cross-functional team leadership, interpersonal skills, and a commitment to professional excellence. Connect with Chad: Quattro Capital LinkedIn On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.legacyax.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
36:38
October 30, 2020
13. MFM • How is Multifamily Valued?
For this episode of Multifamily Minute, we break down the pricing structure of Multifamily Real Estate. We dive into how Real Estate appreciates, and the differences between Residential and Commercial. In Multifamily Minute, we quickly break down a topic of Multifamily investing; we also do episodes relating to personal finance in general. The purpose of these episodes is to be a quickly digestible piece of content that can help you learn the business and move towards your own financial freedom. One episode won’t change your life, but compounding knowledge over time will. LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.legacyax.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
05:55
October 30, 2020
12. LLYMI • Shah Ahsan - Beating the Stock Market with Alternative Investments
Shah is currently a law student at the University of San Diego where he is currently studying both law and real estate. After a frustrating stint trying to do the impossible (i.e. beat the S&P 500), Shah repositioned himself to finding alternatives to the publicly traded securities. Along the ride, he stumbled upon several interesting niches that we will be discussing today - namely commercial real estate. Connect with Shah: shaharyar.ahsan.0@gmail.com   LinkedIn  Podcast: Coming Soon! On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.legacyax.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
30:22
October 23, 2020
11. MFM • Syndication
In this episode, we define what a Syndication is and how it pertains to Real Estate. We quickly go over the reason why someone might want to syndicate, and what kind of rules they need to follow. In Multifamily Minute, we quickly break down a topic of Multifamily investing; we also do episodes relating to personal finance in general. The purpose of these episodes is to be a quickly digestible piece of content that can help you learn the business and move towards your own financial freedom. One episode won’t change your life, but compounding knowledge over time will. LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.legacyax.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
04:30
October 21, 2020
10. LLYMI • Cameron Roy - Mind over Matter, and Fulfilling Your Calling Through Building a Business
Cameron Roy is the co-founder and managing partner for Golden and Roy Capital, a multifamily syndication company based out of Dallas, TX. Cameron's purpose in life is to help people reach their greatest potential which is why he is passionate about helping passive investors achieve the freedom they desire through multifamily real estate. When he's not working to find the next great deal, you can find him on the golf course, hanging out with his wife and friends, and cheering on his Texas Tech Red Raiders. Connect with Cameron: cameron@goldenandroycapital.com  LinkedIn  Facebook  www.goldenandroycapital.com On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
26:31
October 17, 2020
9. MFM • Understanding Property & Neighborhood Classes
In this episode, we define Property & Neighborhood Classes and how they affect us as investors. We walk through what A, B, C, and even D properties look like, and what characteristics are associated with each type of property.  In Multifamily Minute, we quickly break down a topic of Multifamily investing; we also do episodes relating to personal finance in general. The purpose of these episodes is to be a quickly digestible piece of content that can help you learn the business and move towards your own financial freedom. One episode won’t change your life, but compounding knowledge over time will. LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
04:26
October 16, 2020
8. LLYMI • Luc D'Abreau - Construction Engineer turned Multifamily Investor
Luc’s educational and professional experience is in the Architecture, Engineering, & Construction industry. His varied and in-depth experiences range from project management, to business development, to strategic initiatives. His inherent systems thinking strengths, coupled with forming customer relationships and business strategy experience enables him to identify opportunities and lay out tactics to leverage solutions. He has been involved with projects valued at over $750MM over the last 8 years. He is a limited partner in 445 units across two assets in Texas (totaling $36.8MM), is part of the National Black MBA Association and African American Real Estate Professionals. His goal in real estate is to create generational wealth, leave a legacy, and provide a better life for his family. Connect with Luc: Podcast Website: www.makeitrainpodcast.com LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/lucdabreau Instagram: www.instagram.com/makeitrainpodcast On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
30:54
October 9, 2020
7. LLYMI • Yonah Weiss - How to Save Millions on Taxes through Cost Segregation
Yonah is a powerhouse with property owners' tax savings. As Business Director at Madison SPECS, a national Cost Segregation leader, he has assisted clients in saving tens of millions of dollars on taxes through cost segregation. He has a background in teaching and a passion for real estate and helping others. He’s a real estate investor and host of the new podcast Weiss Advice. Connect with Yonah: Website: https://yonahweiss.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cost-segregation-yonah-weiss/ Podcast: Weiss Advice Podcast On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
22:32
October 2, 2020
6. MFM • What's an Accredited Investor?
In this episode, we define what makes Accredited Investor, and how this plays a role in Multifamily Investing. To learn more about the updated definition, visit the SEC's website discussing the topic: https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2020-191 In Multifamily Minute, we quickly break down a topic of Multifamily investing; we also do episodes relating to personal finance in general. The purpose of these episodes is to be a quickly digestible piece of content that can help you learn the business and move towards your own financial freedom. One episode won’t change your life, but compounding knowledge over time will. LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
04:16
September 30, 2020
5. LLYMI • Blue Oak Capital - Finding Your "Why" Through Serving Others
Blue Oak Capital is a Multifamily Investment Firm based out of Houston, Texas. This superstar team is composed of three inspiring men - Cody Laughlin, Brian Alfaro, and John Batey. In this 3-way interview, we take a dive into each of the partner's stories, and how they're making the transition from traditional careers to pursuing financial freedom through real estate. Each guest brings unique value, and there's a ton to learn from them. We go on to delve into mindset needed to take on multifamily, and we go deep into the "why" behind financial freedom. Connect with Blue Oak Capital: blueoakinvests.com brian@blueoakinvests.com  cody@blueoakinvests.com john@blueoakinvests.com Meetup Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/southtexasmultifamilyandmore/ On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
36:02
September 25, 2020
4. LLYMI • Chris Grenzig - From College Soccer Coach to Stock Broker to Multifamily Investor
Chris started his real estate investing journey in Jan of 2016 by trying to flip houses on Long Island NY, but ultimately failed to flip a single house despite spending tens of thousands of dollars and several months trying. Chris and his team tried pivoting to purchasing tax deed properties in Philadelphia, but quickly realized it wasn't for them. From there Chris started to learn about multifamily and started by investing passively in an 8-unit property, then Joint Venturing on another 100 units worth over $4.5 mil. From there Chris quit his full-time job in finance and joined the Toro team full time in Aug 2016. Toro has acquired roughly 4000 units worth around $285 mil and Chris runs their Florida operations totaling 1000 units acquired worth roughly $60 mil.  Connect with Chris:  (631) 212-0062  chris@tororep.com  www.tororep.com  Instagram - @chris.grenzig  Chris' Podcast: www.thereiexp.com  On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom  MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance  Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com  Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
26:52
September 18, 2020
3. MFM • Financial Freedom
In this episode, we talk about the foundation for the rest of this entire podcast: financial freedom. What exactly is it, and why should you care? In Multifamily Minute, we quickly break down a topic of Multifamily investing; we also do episodes relating to personal finance in general. The purpose of these episodes is to be a quickly digestible piece of content that can help you learn the business and move towards your own financial freedom. One episode won’t change your life, but compounding knowledge over time will. LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
06:55
September 15, 2020
2. LLYMI • Bailey Kramer - Syndicating Apartments Before You Can Legally Buy a Beer
Bailey Kramer is the host of the Real Estate Investing Made Simple Podcast and also the founder of the Greater Orlando Multi-Family Meetup Group.  Bailey loves to learn and grow and is on his way to building his real estate portfolio. You can find him at: www.baileykramer.com www.linkedin.com/in/bailey--kramer On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
24:01
September 11, 2020
1. LLYMI • My Story and the Purpose of This Podcast - Van Hagye
Thank you so much for checking out Live Like You Mean It! This first episode lays out my story, my ambitions, and the purpose of this podcast. Moving forward, we'll be dedicated to interviewing other people on their journey to financial freedom. On the LLYMI Podcast, we talk about how to use Real Estate Investing to take control of your life. We interview people at all stages of the journey to financial freedom in order to piece together a more cohesive story from beginner to veteran. What does it truly look like to be financially free? LLYMI • Live Like You Mean It • Interviews focused on peoples’ journeys to financial freedom MFM • Multifamily Minute • A quick educational segment focused on an aspect of Multifamily Investing & Personal Finance Interested in investing? Visit: www.auxumcapital.com Connect with me: www.linkedin.com/in/vanhagye
07:54
September 4, 2020