The Real Estate Way to Wealth and Freedom-logo

The Real Estate Way to Wealth and Freedom

Business & Economics Podcasts >

More Information


269: Year End Mindset – Friday Fundamentals

Year end mindset Here we are in December of 2019, with less than 30 days left in this decade! This is the time to reflect on your 2019 goals and progress and start planning for an even better 2020! First, let's reflect on your year. Think of how much you've changed over the past 12 months, how far you've come, and all you accomplished. Hopefully, and likely, you are proud of how the year went. It's hard to see how much you change over time, being that you see your own life each and every...


268: Building a Legacy with Sara Jung

SARA JUNG Sara Jung has been a leader in real estate finance for over 17 years as a mortgage originator, being named in the top 1% of mortgage originators in the country in 2018. Her expertise in real estate finance includes underwriting, loan and deal structuring, new construction, renovation programs, affordable housing programs and multi-unit financing. Her track record in sales, marketing and operations has resulted in customer service excellence gaining loyalty from her team, customers...


267: Gratitude – Friday Fundamentals

With Thanksgiving yesterday, many of us are coming out of our food coma and reflecting on spending a great day with friends and family. I want to thank those who weren’t able to spend time with their families because they are protecting yours, mine, and theirs. Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite times of the year. Getting to spend time with family, look forward to Christmas in just a few weeks, think about how your year has gone so far, and start looking ahead to next year....


266: Deferring Capital Gains Taxes with Brett Swarts

Brett Swarts Brett is an entrepreneur, one of the most well-rounded Capital Gains Tax Deferral Experts, Commerical Real Estate investor, podcaster, deferred sales trust educator/trustee, Founder of Commercial Realty Apartment Advisors and the CEO of Capital Gains Tax Solutions, an educational platform inspires and helps business professionals execute a passive capital gains tax deferral wealth plan of their own. He holds series 22 & 63 licenses. Brett has been featured in various notable...


265: Cash Out Refinances – Friday Fundamentals

Leverage Real estate investing is kinda cool, I like to think. From building long term wealth to generating residual passive income, there are some really powerful benefits to investing in real estate. One of the things that make real estate so attractive is the ability to leverage debt. When most people hear the word “debt” they automatically think “bad”. We’re told to avoid debt where possible, pay debt off as fast as possible, and be debt-free. Used wisely debt can be a tool that...


264: Creating Forever Cash with Michelle Bosch

Michelle Bosch Michelle Bosch is the Co-Founder and CFO of Orbit Investments and a full-time real estate investor since 2002. She has bought and sold over 4000 pieces of real estate and built the 3rd largest land investment and auction company in the U.S., bringing that company successfully into the 8-figure revenues in a matter of 18 months. Through the recession, she positioned Orbity Investments for rapid growth in the single-family and multifamily investing space with over $40M in...


263: Goal Setting – Friday Fundamentals

Goal Setting With the new year fast approaching and less than two months until the end of the year, this is a good time to reflect on your goals for this year and also start planning for next. First reflecting on your goals and progress this year, look back at everything you set out to accomplish and all the progress you made. Recognize how much you’ve accomplished, grown, and learned. Bu t also look to where you could have done better, made more progress, and where you fell short. This...


262: Building a Business Around Your Lifestyle – with Tim Bratz

Tim Bratz Tim Bratz is the CEO and founder of CLE Turnkey Real Estate, a real estate investment company that acquires and transforms distressed commercial and apartment buildings into high-performance investment assets for their own portfolio. Working in real estate, Tim has learned how to build a passive business and create a residual income that allows him to live the lifestyle of his choice. He’s here to educate and empower others to become financially free through commercial real...


261: Building the Best Team – Friday Fundamentals

Building the Best Team Real estate investing is a team sport. You don’t have to look far to see that. Take buying an investment property for example. We’ll walk step by step through the process and look at the team it requires to be a successful real estate investor. Stessa You can scale this team up or down to meet your needs. Each one of these team members will serve an important role on your team. But fortunately for you, this doesn’t mean you have to hire a team of a dozen people full...


260: Tribe of Millionaires with Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy Mike McCarthy is an entrepreneur, speaker, and bestselling author, as well as regional owner of the Keller Williams Greater PA Region, overseeing 50 offices and 8.5k agents who closed over 52k units in 2018 for $14 billion. Mike attributes his success to his own grit, but also to the individuals who have kept him on track. In 2015, Mike was named CEO of GoBundance, a fast-growing peer group of successful men who understand one another’s unique set of needs and hold each...


259: Potential – Friday Fundamentals

Potential Potential, defined, is having or showing the capacity to become or develop into something in the future. Similarly, in the world of physics, potential energy is the energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relative to others, stresses within itself, electric charge, and other factors. Think of potential like a slingshot, pulled all the way back. With a simple release of the strap, the object in the slingshot is rocketed forward. Who knew I was inadvertently studying...


258: The Art of Beliefology™ with Brad Blazar

Brad Blazar Brad is an effective sales leader, coach, speaker and author who over a decade ago set out on a mission to compile stories from his prior business career as founder and CEO of a small oil company, in addition to the encounters he had from meetings and speaking events with some of the most world’s best leaders in sports, business and politics. His encounters include 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush, former Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Oliver North, NFL...

257: Your Tribe – Friday Fundamentals

Your Tribe Your tribe is who you spend most of your time with – your circle of friends, family, co-workers, peers, etc. These people aren’t necessarily the closest relationships you may have, but rather specifically those you spend the most time with. If you work a 40 hour per week job, then you spend 1/4 of your life at work – depressing to think about, I know. So chances are, you’re spending quite a bit of time with those you work with. Then you have friends, family, and likely your...


256: Building Wealth Through Apartments with Mark Kenney

Mark Kenney Mark Kenney is a seasoned real estate investor, entrepreneur and founder of Think Multifamily. Mark started his real estate career over 20 years ago and has extensive experience in property valuation, acquisition, and operations. He has a passion for helping others succeed in the multifamily arena. Mark is invested in over 3,500 units and has a top-notch reputation among the multifamily investment community for providing exceptional value to investors and the community while...


255: The Power of Your Mind – Friday Fundamentals

The Power of Your Mind A placebo is an inert (inactive) substance, typically a tablet, capsule or other dose form that does not contain an active drug ingredient. Placebos are often used in clinical trials as an inactive control so that researchers can better evaluate the true overall effect of the experimental drug treatment under study. In these clinical trials, one subset of patients would receive the placebo and one group would receive the experimental drug, but neither group is aware...


254: Commercial Real Estate Lending with Nick Chapman

Nick Chapman Nick spent 15 years in the lending side of banking. Originally focusing on residential mortgages but as a result of the financial collapse in 2008, he transitioned to business banking and was recruited to work for one of the largest privately held lenders in the country. Shortly after being introduced to Jake and Gino through some mutual friends in the real estate industry, Rand Capital was created as part of the Jake and Gino family of companies. Our goal is to serve our...


253: Leverage – Friday Fundamentals

Leverage Leverage is a powerful tool. It can come in many different forms, from the mechanical leverage of a seesaw to the financial leverage of a real estate loan. We’re constantly using leverage in some form or another. Leverage defined is: Financial leverage is simply borrowing money to invest, with the expectation of making a profit. Leverage, in the context of real estate investing, is debt. We’ve been conditioned to view debt as a negative thing, and rightfully so. But not all debt...


252: Rockstar Real Estate Investing with Robert Martinez

Robert Martinez – the Apartment Rockstar Robert founded Rockstar Capital in March 2011 and since directed the growth of Rockstar’s portfolio to 19 apartment communities consisting of 3,243 rental units. He entered the multifamily industry in March 2007 when he co-founded a previous management company and oversaw operations of 11 apartment communities consisting of over 2,000 units. Since 2011, he has directed the underwriting, acquisition, and management of 30 apartment communities...


251: Lifestyle Engineering – Friday Fundamentals

Lifestyle Engineering When you were young, your parents probably told you when you grow up you can be anything you want to be and do anything you want to do. If you are anything like me, you dreamed of what that freedom would look like. For me, I was going to be an astronaut and explore space. I hung posters on my wall of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. I had memorabilia and toys. Eventually, those thoughts of being an astronaut faded and I moved on to other things. Many...


250: Asset Management with with Ivan Barratt

Ivan Barratt is a multifamily owner and syndicator who specializes in FHA and Agency financed projects. Since 2010, Ivan Barratt has raised over 60 million in equity, acquired over 2500 units and grown BAM to a best-in-class management company. Today Ivan focuses his time on equity finance, acquisitions, and human capital. Barratt Asset Management is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, and was formed in July 2010. BAM specializes in the acquisition and management of multifamily apartment...