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Join industry professionals and personal investors from the Roofstock team as they discuss all things remote real estate investment. From time management, deal analysis, property management, financial considerations and scaling your portfolio, to interviews with other industry experts, this is the place to be to master real estate investment.

Join industry professionals and personal investors from the Roofstock team as they discuss all things remote real estate investment. From time management, deal analysis, property management, financial considerations and scaling your portfolio, to interviews with other industry experts, this is the place to be to master real estate investment.


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Join industry professionals and personal investors from the Roofstock team as they discuss all things remote real estate investment. From time management, deal analysis, property management, financial considerations and scaling your portfolio, to interviews with other industry experts, this is the place to be to master real estate investment.






From the restaurant business to single-family to multi-family real estate investor

Gino Barbaro is an investor, business owner, author, and entrepreneur. As a real estate entrepreneur, he has grown his portfolio to over $100,000,000 in assets under management and is teaching others how to do the same. Gino Barbaro is the co-founder of Jake & Gino, a multifamily real estate education company that offers coaching and training in real estate founded upon their proprietary framework of Buy Right, Manage Right & Finance Right ™. When starting their real estate investing...


Ask Michael anything: Return metrics, partnerships, & expectations

In today's episode, we take on listener-submitted questions. We’ll discuss calculating cash flow, risk-adjusted returns, getting started without large sums of capital with partnerships, and Michael’s personal thoughts on the current housing market. We love hearing from you all and taking on your questions, so please keep them coming. Whether it is through reviews or YouTube comments, we will do our best to get to all relevant questions you all send our way. --- Transcript Before we jump...


How to weed out the good from bad in real estate syndications

Taylor Loht is the founder of NT Capital and host of the Passive Wealth Strategies podcast. He teaches busy professionals how they can invest in real estate without dealing with tenants, toilets, and termites. He lives in Richmond, Virginia, where he started and runs the monthly Richmond Multifamily Investors Meetup, trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and actively contributes to Bigger Pockets. Intrigued with real estate investing but concerned about picking up a second job and more headaches,...


Hashim Ismail’s success with remote and local real estate investing

As a dreamer and life-long learner, Hashim Ismail makes it a goal to push himself. Hashim officially started his real estate investing journey eleven months ago but began learning about real estate just two years ago. He dealt with analysis paralysis, but after making a goal to start in 2021, he decided to jump in with both feet. Through hard work, dedication, and optimism, Hashim has closed on seven properties in eleven months. Since Hashim invests out-of-state, he dealt with a whole new...


How to set yourself up as an attractive borrower and generate strong cash-flow

Kenny Simpson and Krystle Moore are real estate investors, and Kenny's expertise is residential lending while Krystle's is in commercial lending. They have helped over 1000 clients on their path to creating generational wealth. 2019 has been about focusing on growing our business through marketing for them. Until this point, their business was solely from referrals. They started a podcast – Value Add with K&K – and have focused on using their influence on social media to educate their...


A step-by-step guide to setting up your real estate LLC

Using an LLC is a powerful way to protect yourself from the liabilities inherent in owning rental property. We have had the discussion of whether you should use an LLC or an umbrella policy on the show before so we will dive into the details of setting one up. Today, Emil asks Michael about the process of creating and managing LLCs in regard to real estate investing. Before we jump into the episode, here's a quick disclaimer about our content. The Remote Real Estate Investor podcast is...


Leveling up your real estate business with Mike Simmons

Mike Simmons, a real estate investor, author of the book Level Jumping (linked below), has shared the stage with some of the greats like Gary V. Has made over $1 million in profits in 12 months!! He knew he wanted to invest in 2003, and bought his first flip in 2008....why did it take so long? Like a lot of people starting out Mike was afraid to tell his spouse because of the difficult conversation. It wasn't until he finally decided he was tired of allowing fear to be his excuse that he...


Ask Michael Anything: 401K loans, choosing markets, property management and disclosures

In this episode, we cover questions submitted by attendees of a recent webinar. We talk about using 401K loans for investing in real estate, how to choose strong rental markets, inspections on remote properties, property management, and how disclosures work in different states. We love hearing from you, and taking on topics that you are curious about. Feel free to submit your questions as comments on YouTube, in a review on the podcast, or tweet at us:...


Ali & Josh’s Story: From broke and in debt to real estate investors

One couple that truly found financial success is Ali and Josh from the FI Couple. Ali and Josh are a power couple! They are real estate investors, financial educators, and all-around great people to grab a beer with and talk finances. Today, Ali and Josh share their inspiring story of how they went from broke and in debt to real estate investors. Are there any couples out there? You're going to want to tune into this one. Episode...


Kathy Fettke’s perspective on the direction of the housing market

With a passion for researching and sharing the most important facts on real estate and economics, Kathy Fettke is a frequent guest expert on such media as CNN, CNBC, Fox News, NPR, CBS MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of the #1 best-seller, Retire Rich with Rentals, and host of two long-running RealWealth podcasts – “The Real Wealth Show” and “Real Estate News for Investors.” You’ll also find her on the recently launched BiggerPockets “On the Market” podcast as one...


Investing in residential assisted living with Isabelle Guarino-Smith

Isabelle Guarino-Smith, the CEO of RAL (Residential Assisted Living Academy). She has spoken across the country and has been featured in magazines & articles nationally. She was named both “Future Leader” in the Senior Housing industry and “Top Senior Housing Influencer” under 30. Isabelle is a sought-after coach and trainer for all things "RAL"! Isabelle’s goal is to carry on her father’s legacy by training investors & entrepreneurs how to... "Do Good & Do Well". In today’s show, Isabelle...


AJ Osborne on a growth mindset and investing in self storage

AJ Osborne is an American entrepreneur, businessman, and investor who owns and manages his self-storage portfolio of over $212 million of assets through his companies Cedar Creek Wealth, Bitterroot Holdings, and Clearwater Benefits. He’s the owner and host of the largest self-storage podcast, Self-Storage Income. As an operator and private owner with over 1.2 million square feet of self-storage, he regularly keynotes at national conferences on operations related to investing in, buying, and...


Brandon Schwab on how senior living facilities are powerful win-win investments

Brandon Schwab is based in Chicago where he specializes in boutique assisted living. Brandon who is, founder, and CEO of Shepherd Premier Senior Living and Boutique Senior Living Fund had experienced first-hand the deficient care of his grandfather at a large, industrial-type senior living facility, he vowed to make improvements in the industry by starting his own senior living company that provides better, quality care to the elderly. It seems that parts of the US are significantly...


How much time and money can an investment mentor save you?

Rich Fettke has a passion for helping people improve their businesses, grow their wealth, and live more fulfilling lives. He is the author of The Wise Investor, Extreme Success, and the audio program Momentum. Rich is also a co-founder of RealWealth®. Since 2003, the company has helped over 60,000 members improve their financial intelligence and acquire cash-flowing income properties — so they can live life on their own terms. As a licensed real estate broker and an active investor, Rich was...


Are current market conditions an opportunity for real estate investors?

Dana Dunford is the CEO of Hemlane Property Management and a real estate investor. In today’s episode we discuss market conditions, interest rates, what is happening in the stock market, and what the current moment means for real estate investors. If you are wondering if it is the right time to purchase an investment property, you will want to listen to this episode. Links: --- Transcript Before we jump into the episode, here's a quick disclaimer about our content. The...


An introduction to note investing and self storage with Brian Hamrick

Brian Hamrick began investing in single-family homes in 2002. During the Great Recession, he purchased his first multifamily property and has since worked with private investors to acquire apartment communities, self-storage facilities, and non-performing notes. In 2012 he founded Hamrick Investment Group ("HIG") to help other qualified investors take advantage of the lucrative returns real estate has to offer. Self-storage properties enjoy high demand from Baby Boomers in need of extra...


The most powerful way to convert your primary home into a rental

David Friedman has more than 15 years of experience starting and leading technology companies in the real estate industry. In 2018, he co-founded Knox Financial, which offers a smart and frictionless way to turn a home into an investment property, manage that investment property, and secure the appropriate financing for a new home. Prior to Knox, Dave founded Boston Logic, and served as the company’s CEO for more than a decade. At Boston Logic, he led the company in becoming a leading...


How to find off-market properties in today’s market

Anson Young is a real estate agent and the owner of Anson Property Group, which is based in Denver, CO, and specializes in distressed property purchases. As a full-time real estate investor for the past ten years, he has completed more than 120 wholesale deals and 95 flips. Anson and his team specialize in marketing directly to sellers for off-market deals, using many of the methods that can be found in his book Finding & Funding Great Deals. A common talking point today is that supply is...


Does having a real estate license help investors get an edge?

Omni Casey, along with his wife and kids, owns and operates New Leaf Redevelopers, which is their family real estate investing company. Although they tackle many different types of investment projects, their primary focus has been to purchase vacant and barely habitable properties, fix them up to be the nicest property on the block, then rent them out at affordable rates. Omni has been a real estate investor, broker, and coach for nearly 20 years. His real estate career started in Hawaii...


How to acquire rental properties remotely with Kori Covrigaru

Kori Covrigaru is the Co-Founder and CEO of PlanOmatic. PlanOmatic provides quality photos, floor plans, and 3D to the single-family rental industry with speed and at scale, nationwide. With an unwavering determination for client success, he has created a team that thrives on the core value of together we win. With a national network of 200+ contractors and more than 40 employees, Kori has met the moment with the unique value proposition PlanOmatic offers through technology combined with...