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Chad "Coach" Carson shares practical advice about using real estate to retire early (aka achieve financial independence) and do more of what matters. You'll hear in-depth episodes with tips from Chad plus interviews with other real estate investors at various levels of their financial independence journey.

Chad "Coach" Carson shares practical advice about using real estate to retire early (aka achieve financial independence) and do more of what matters. You'll hear in-depth episodes with tips from Chad plus interviews with other real estate investors at various levels of their financial independence journey.

Location:

United States

Description:

Chad "Coach" Carson shares practical advice about using real estate to retire early (aka achieve financial independence) and do more of what matters. You'll hear in-depth episodes with tips from Chad plus interviews with other real estate investors at various levels of their financial independence journey.

Language:

English


Episodes

#125: How to Figure Out the Repairs Needed For an Investment Property

8/3/2020
Episode #125 - As a new or inexperienced investor, how do you figure out the repairs needed on an investment property? In this episode, Coach shares a 3-step process he uses to identify the repairs needed to be done. And the good part is that you don't have to be an expert house remodeler to follow these steps. You can leverage the experience and expertise of others. Additional resources: - Rental Property Analysis Course: https://coachcarson.com/rpa - Show notes: ...

Duration:00:20:20

#124: How a First Generation Immigrant Bought 50 Apartment Units in 10 Years

7/27/2020
Episode #124 - Coach Carson interviews Vitaliy Volpov, a first-generation immigrant from Belarus in eastern Europe who has bought over 50 apartment units in 10 years. You'll learn how he used both traditional and private financing to acquire properties, and how he applied proven strategies like house hacking and the BRRRR method to grow his portfolio. You'll also hear how he used both real estate equity and his day-job as an attorney to pay off his substantial student debt. Companion...

Duration:01:09:00

#123: How to Achieve Financial Freedom With Affordable Rental Properties

7/20/2020
Episode #123 - This is an interview with Lisa Phillips, who left the corporate world thanks to several affordable (lower-priced) rental properties that paid for her basic expenses. She now passionately spreads the word about affordable rentals not only as a means to build wealth but also as a way to positively impact tenants and communities. We also touch on topics like the mischaracterization of low-income neighborhoods, the power of small, simple rental portfolios, and the unique...

Duration:01:04:18

#122: A Behind the Scenes Tour of Chad's Rental Property Business

7/13/2020
Episode #122 - Are you curious what goes on behind the scenes of a full-time rental property investor? What are the details, projects, and tasks that happen every day? In this episode, Chad ("Coach) takes you on a behind the scenes tour of his own real estate investing business to share what's happening right now and how much (or little!) he is involved. EPISODE SPONSOR: New Online Course - Rental Property Analysis - If you struggle with running the numbers or if you just want more...

Duration:00:36:21

#121: How to be an Expert Real Estate Deal Finder - Interview with Henry Washington

7/6/2020
Today’s episode is an interview with Henry Washington, an investor from northwest Arkansas who has flipped properties and accumulated 60 rental units in his first three years as an investor. How did he do it? Henry says he focused on being an expert DEAL FINDER. And he shares the details and more in this episode. Companion article (deal photos and additional details): https://www.coachcarson.com/expert-real-estate-deal-finder/ --------------------- Want to more confidently analyze...

Duration:00:55:06

#120: From Investment Banker to Stay-at-Home Dad & AirBnb Host - Interview With Mauricio Rubio

6/29/2020
This episode is an interview with a New York City native named Mauricio Rubio. Mauricio left his high-paying investment banking and e-commerce career to be more involved as a dad and to invest full time in real estate. He now invests in vacation rentals near New York and urban condos in walkable areas. Chad also shares a love for Ecuador, where Mauricio's parents are from and where Chad and his family lived for 17 months. Companion blog interview:...

Duration:00:49:42

#119: How to Buy Your First Rental Property & Improve Your Community

6/22/2020
Episode #119 - In this episode, Chad interviews Yolanda Brown, a new investor who lives in Florida but recently bought her first rental back in her home town in rural Mississippi. After reading Chad's book Retire Early With Real Estate, Yolanda reached out to share her story of fixing up her family home to keep it in the family while also building her own wealth and improving the local community. Chad knew immediately he wanted to share the details of the story with all of you. Hope you...

Duration:00:49:49

#118: How to Use a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Real Estate

6/15/2020
Episode #118 - Coach Carson interviews self-directed IRA expert Sean McKay about how to use your retirement account to invest in real estate. You’ll learn what a self-directed account is, the pros and cons of investing in real estate with an IRA or 401k, the rules you need to follow, and examples of how retirement accounts can buy property or make real estate loans. Read companion article: https://www.coachcarson.com/self-directed-ira-real-estate/ Learn more or set-up a self-directed IRA...

Duration:01:13:45

#117: How Rental Properties Can Pay For Your Lifestyle

6/8/2020
Episode #117 - How do you get your rental properties to pay for your lifestyle? That’s the topic of this video. You’ll learn how some investors give each of their properties a job description so that it pays for a certain part of their lifestyle. You’ll also learn how others use an income floor to ensure they have the essential expenses in their lifestyle covered. Financial Independence/Early Retirement Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5F-I4oW-y2Hh4WfgVSwmqkeIkipQF0Lk My...

Duration:00:12:56

#116: Old School Real Estate – 21 Timeless Lessons From Experienced Investors

6/1/2020
Episode #116 - The best way to prepare for the future of real estate investing is to study the past. To help you do that, I went old school to find 21 timeless lessons that I've learned from investors who each have decades of experience. More links & resources in companion article: https://www.coachcarson.com/21-lessons-old-school-investors/ --------------------- If you want to support the show, here are some easy ways: 1) Leave an Apple Podcast review:...

Duration:00:54:32

#115: There Are No Secrets - the 7 Fundamentals of Real Estate Investing Success

5/25/2020
Episode #115 - There are no secrets to success in real estate investing. Instead, there are core principles (aka fundamentals) that the best investors focus on. This episode shares 7 of those fundamentals that you can practice and improve in order to increase your odds of success. Additional resources: Markets/ValuesUnderstanding Your Target Market playlist: https://youtu.be/zGUsJUmy-pgAnalyzing the NumbersHow to Run the Numbers: https://youtu.be/ExFWAYXr11sFinancingMy Creative Financing...

Duration:00:24:27

#114: How to Calculate Cash-on-Cash Return (Including Detailed Examples)

5/18/2020
Episode #114 - One of the most important reasons to invest in rental properties is cash flow. And one of the simplest ways to measure cash flow is a formula called the cash-on-cash return (CoC for short). In this episode, I'll explain what cash-on-cash return is, when to use it (and when not to!), and how cash-on-cash return compares with other popular formulas like cap rate and ROI. I'll also share practical examples to demonstrate the cash-on-cash formula in action. Companion article:...

Duration:00:55:19

#113: The Coach Carson Credo - 7 Principles to Flourish as an Entrepreneur

5/11/2020
Episode #113 - Learn the credo or core principles of success at Coach Carson. Whether you are a new or veteran entrepreneur, these 7 principles can help you find success in real estate investing or other small businesses. Companion article: https://www.coachcarson.com/credo/ --------------------- If you want to support the show, here are some easy ways: 1) Leave an Apple Podcast review: https://coachcarson.com/itunes 2) Get My Free Real Estate Investing Toolkit & Newsletter:...

Duration:00:37:44

#112: Making it Big on Little Deals - an Interview With John Schaub

5/4/2020
Episode #112 - Coach Carson interviews John Schaub, a successful real estate investor for 4 decades and author of Building Wealth One House a Time. You’ll learn how you can reach financial independence using little deals and a simple portfolio of quality properties. John also shares his experience from 7 recessions about how to survive and thrive during economic downturns. Show notes: https://www.coachcarson.com/interview-john-schaub/ My review of John’s book Building Wealth One House...

Duration:00:57:42

#111: Investing in Rental Properties With No Debt - Interview With Rich Carey

4/27/2020
Episode #111 - Rich Carey owns 20+ rental properties without any mortgage debt. These rentals give Rich and his family $10,000 of regular, monthly cash flow plus peace of mind. This interview shares Rich's story, how he got started, how he saved the money, and how he bought and managed properties in Alabama while living around the world while in the military. Show notes: https://www.coachcarson.com/rental-properties-no-debt/ Connect with Rich:...

Duration:00:53:27

#110: How to Buy Good Real Estate Investments, Not Trophy Houses

4/20/2020
Episode #110 - Good real estate investments won't always impress your family and friends like a trophy house. In this episode, learn how you can find the "boring" properties that actually make the most money. Companion article: https://www.coachcarson.com/good-real-estate-investments-not-trophy-houses/ --------------------- If you want to support the show, here are some easy ways: 1) Leave an Apple Podcast review: https://coachcarson.com/itunes 2) Get My Free Real Estate Investing...

Duration:00:34:48

#109: Building Wealth One House at a Time by John Schaub

4/13/2020
Episode #109 - This episode contains Coach's favorite big ideas from the great real estate book Building Wealth One House at a Time by John Schaub. You'll learn practical tips and strategies for both new and experienced investors. Buy the book: https://www.coachcarson.com/schaubbook (affiliate link, I receive a small commission) Companion article: https://www.coachcarson.com/building-wealth-one-house-time-john-schaub/ --------------------- If you want to support the show, here...

Duration:00:46:37

#108: The Danger of Wishful Thinking During Challenging Times (aka the Stockdale Paradox)

4/6/2020
Episode #108 - James Stockdale was a prisoner of war for 7.5 brutal years, and he said that realistic optimism (and not wishful thinking) helped him to survive. In this episode, Coach shares advice from Stockdale that can be very helpful for us when facing challenging times in life or real estate investing. --------------------- If you want to support the show, here are some easy ways: 1) Leave an Apple Podcast review: https://coachcarson.com/itunes 2) Get My Free Real Estate...

Duration:00:21:22

#107: From Scratch to 15 Multi-Unit Properties in Washington DC

3/30/2020
In this episode, Chad interviews 36-year old Joe Breslin, who started investing 13 years ago while earning $16,000/year as a tutor. Today Joe’s portfolio of multi-unit properties in Washington DC pays him enough passive income to pay all his bills (and then some)! And with management in place, he spends most of his time with his family, on hobbies, and building a non-profit to address homelessness. Learn how his approach to investing, how he grew safely, and how he finds a balance between...

Duration:00:56:02

#106: The Emergency Real Estate Survival Kit - 5 Tools For Tough Times

3/23/2020
Uncommon economic times call for uncommon tools to help you survive as a real estate investor. In this episode, Coach shares 5 tools (i.e. lessons) that helped him get through the 2008-2009 recession and that you can use to get through 2020. Just think of it as your Emergency Real Estate Survival Kit. --------------------- Companion blog article: https://www.coachcarson.com/real-estate-survival-kit/ --------------------- If you want to support the show, here are some easy ways: 1) Leave...

Duration:00:26:51