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153: How to Grow and Maintain Your Wealth with Omar Khan

Omar Khan - Chartered Financial Analyst, Investor, & Wealth Manager Omar is the founder and President of Boardwalk Wealth, a private equity firm located in Dallas, Texas. Omar and his team at Boardwalk Wealth help international investors with US-based multifamily real estate opportunities. Their unique focus is helping Canadians identify ideal commercial real estate in the Southern United States. Omar is responsible for capital raising, strategic planning and investor relations. He has...


152: Time Blocking – Friday Fundamentals

In Episode 148 we discussed success and the dichotomies that come along with it. Success is something many people strive for but don't have defined. In order to achieve success, however you define it, you must know what it is you're pursuing. Along the journey to your success, you'll experience many dichotomies, and must be prepared to handle those. These are lessons extrapolated and inspired by Jocko Willink, former U.S. Navy Marine and combat veteran. This episode will focus on goal...


151: You Need More Money with Matt Manero

Matt Manero - Entrepreneur, Author, & Investor Matt launched his first company, Commercial Fleet Financing, Inc. (CFF), in 1995 with a phone, a folding table and the unyielding confidence of a single client, a trucker. Fast forward 23 years and CFF, has funded over $1 billion in transportation equipment with annual business of $150,000,000+. CFF has served more than 10,000 clients and has become one of the largest independently owned transportation equipment finance companies in America....


150: What Are You Aiming At? – Friday Fundamentals

In Episode 148 we discussed success and the dichotomies that come along with it. Success is something many people strive for but don't have defined. In order to achieve success, however you define it, you must know what it is you're pursuing. Along the journey to your success, you'll experience many dichotomies, and must be prepared to handle those. These are lessons extrapolated and inspired by Jocko Willink, former U.S. Navy Marine and combat veteran. This episode will focus on goal...


149: Realtor Perspectives on Investing with Karen Briscoe

Karen Briscoe - Investor, Author, & Realtor Karen Briscoe is principal owner of the Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Group (HBC) with Keller Williams. The HBC Group has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal as one of the 250 Top Realtor® teams in the United States. Further the team has ranked in the top 100 teams with Keller Williams International every year since 2009, the year the group joined KW. The team consists of Karen, her business partner Lizzy Conroy, a managing director, staff of four...


148: Dichotomy of Success- Friday Fundamentals

Hi, loyal Wealth and Freedom listeners. I have a question for you. What have you been learning lately? This could be from podcasts, books, networking, documentaries, or conversations with people who know something you don't (note: that is everyone on this planet!)? One of my favorite forms of education is reading books. Alternatively, listening to both podcasts and audio books are also great sources I find valuable. Lately, I've read: Wheelbarrow Profits by Jake and Gino Total Control...


147: Hard Money with Ryan Wright

Ryan Wright - Entrepreneur, Real Estate Investor & Hard Money Lender Ryan G Wright is the CEO of Almost 10 years ago, Ryan started investing in fix and flip properties. He soon saw that it was difficult to get funding quickly on these properties, much less from reputable and reliable sources. He saw a need and filled it: he founded Do Hard Coming from a background of real estate investing, he understood the needs investors have. He wanted to provide a way for...


146: Challenge over Complacency- Friday Fundamentals

We live in a world that our ancestors probably couldn't even dream about. Advances in modern technology have changed the way we live, interact, work, etc. We have the world at our fingertips with smartphones and access to a global network of information we call the internet. Our lives are filled with luxuries (whether we think of them as such is another topic), like modern medicine, clean water at the turn of a knob, heating and air conditioning, a wide variety of food available, stable...


145: Millennial Apartment Syndicator with Brent Kawakami

Brent Kawakami - Millennial, Engineer, Apartment Syndicator Brent is currently invested in 450 multifamily units in Texas, Georgia, and Ohio. He started investing in real estate in 2012 buying, rehabbing, and renting single-family houses in the Dallas, TX area but eventually sold these properties to move into multifamily. He is a protégé of Mark and Tamiel Kenney of Think Multifamily, owners of ~3000 multifamily units across cities like Dallas, Atlanta, and Memphis. Brent has a B.S. in...


144: Automation – Friday Fundamentals

Real estate investing offers many benefits. One, and possibly the most important, is the ability to be passive. Passive income is a bit overstated in many cases. Even though receiving rental income seems passive, there are many things that go into cashing that rent check - education, analyzing properties, managing expenses, etc. However, real estate investing allows you to build systems and processes to automate certain tasks. Listen as we dive into automation strategies, that allow you to...


143: Military to Millionaire with David Pere

David Pere - Marine, Investor, Entrepreneur David is an active duty Marine, and has been for 10 years, where he specializes in transportation and logistics, and has spent time as a recruiter for the military as well. Throughout his tenure, David has traveled all over the world, faced adversity, and learned from many cultures! He enjoys hiking, investing, and spending time with his family! In 2015 David was pointed towards real estate investing by a friend. After reading books and...


142: Exit Strategies – Friday Fundamentals

So you bought a piece of real estate - great! Now what? Let's explore some exit strategies. Key Points How to find qualified buyers for your property Building a buyers list Ensuring your property sells 5 Steps To Sell Your Property Build the buyers list - using FaceBook ads, newspaper classifieds, etc. Stage the house. Kitchens and bathrooms are what sell a house, so focus there. Cookies don't hurt, either! Promote the "event"! Create a short notice, 3 days prior to the open event....


141: Financial Freedom as a Millennial with Christian Montalvo

Christian Montalvo is a young professional, food microbiologist, and real estate investor in the Dallas-Ft.Worth metro. Christian and her husband, Cameron, have house hacked their way to 8 units in less than two and a half years using conventional financing, sweat equity, and tons of hard work. Outside of working her full time job and building a real estate empire, Christian loves to spend time with her family, travel, exercise, read, and of course, listen to podcasts and audiobooks! Key...


140: Other People’s Money – Friday Fundamentals

Using other people's money is critical for growing and scaling your real estate portfolio. From conventional bank financing to hard money, and everything in between, using other people's money gives you leverage to do more deals and control more real estate. Key Points How and why to use private money Raising money without asking for money Hard money vs. private money Building systems and processes to attract private money Where to find private money...


139: Work Smarter, Not Harder

At the time of this episode airing, we are celebrating Labor Day, September 3rd, 2018. Traditionally, both Memorial Day and Labor Day have marked the beginning and end of summer. But each of these holidays has more meaning than just the coming and going of road trips, water sports, and heat waves. Labor Day marks a special time in United States history. As a nation that was founded on hard work, first agriculture then the industrial revolution, its people have made the United States one of...


138: Foreclosures – Friday Fundamentals

Build and track your foreclosure system - Jay reviews records twice a week at the local courthouse Build a direct mail campaign Analyze property and get an inspection Control the deal in 1 of many different ways (i.e. - subject to, seller financing, private money, lease option to purchase, traditional financing, etc.) Exit the property (wholesale, rehab and retail on the MLS, sell on rent-to-own, or lease option) Win/Win/Win/Win Seller with debt relief Private lender on secured...


137: 7 Steps to Your First Rental Property with Clayton Morris

7 Steps to Your 1st Rental Property Set a goal. Write that goal down and put it where you will see it every day. Reverse engineer your Freedom Number, and determine what it will take to reach that. Clayton provides a free resource to help you determine your freedom number. Check it out here. Find a deal. Use wholesalers, turn key providers, real estate agents, or hunt for deals on your own. Calculate the Return on Investment (ROI). ROI = (Monthly Rent x 12 months x 0.6) / All in cost of...


136: Overnight Success – Friday Fundamentals

It takes a lot of days and nights to become an overnight success. Here are 5 things you can do every day to position yourself for success down the road. Read every single day. Reading is like fuel for your mind. It exercises your brain, while taking in what could be valuable information (depending on what you're reading). Set aside 10 minutes every morning to read. Keep your book by your nightstand and every night before bed read a few pages, rather than surfing social media, watching TV,...


135: Strategies for Buying and Selling Real Estate with Larry Goins

Larry has been investing in real estate for over 30 years. Previously,Larry served as president of the Metrolina Real Estate Investors Association in Charlotte NC, a not-for-profit organization that has over 350 members and is the local chapter of the National Real Estate Investors Association. Larry is an active real estate investor and travels throughout the United States speaking and training audiences at conventions, expos, and Real Estate Investment Associations on his strategies for...


134: Networking – Friday Fundamentals

In this episode we're going to focus on the relationship component. Life is full of relationships, from family and friends, to coworkers and casual acquaintances, to your hair stylist or the barista at your local coffee shop. Our lives are built around intricate webs of relationships. In fact, it's been this way for millennia. Here's one example to prove just how important relationships are to us. One of society's most severe forms of punishment is solitary confinement and isolation. We, as...