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EP063 – Our Experience with a Hard Money Lender

This week we chat about our experience with a Hard Money Lender. We discuss: Why we chose to go this funding route Our thought process How we found and selected one The application process Their communication Jumping through their hoops The additional roadblocks and moving the goal posts Having to delay the closing The overall experience Planned exit strategy and final thoughts Looking for downloads or recommended books? Head over to our Patreon Page! Do you know someone that...


Episode 62 – Josh Sold His Non-Performing Asset (His Personal House!)

Today we talk Josh's experience when selling his personal home and how the family is adjusting and what drove him to that decision. Click here to support us through Patreon! Please subscribe through iTunes or your favorite podcast app! If you like what you hear please give us a rating, like, and share. It really helps the show...


EP061 - The Power of Transition Agreements

We chat about a little training we received from Jeff Garner and part of what he teaches at the Ground N' Pound School. This is a small change that could make a huge impact on your seller interactions and conversions. Do you know someone that would like to participate and receive returns from our real estate activity? Head over to for details! Click here to support us through Patreon! Please subscribe through iTunes or your favorite podcast app! If you like what you...


EP060 - Become Your Own Banker w/ Ben Jagim

Today we welcome Ben Jagim to the show. Ben is an agent with American National We Chat About: Give us your elevator pitch – quick background on what you doWhat sparked an interest in insurance?What is Infinite Banking?How can Real Estate Investors utilize this?What's some advice you received from a mentor that really sunk in?What are you reading currently for personal development Do you know someone that would like to participate and recieve returns from our real estate activity? Head...


EP059 -Multifamily Investing with Joe Fairless

This week we are joined by fellow podcaster and investor Joe Fairless! Joe hosts the longest running daily real estate investing podcast Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Show and currently controls over $301,000,000 worth of real estate with 4200 units. Check out his two books, Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Volumes I and II, which include advice from some of the smartest people in real estate. We chat about: Investing for Dummies Rich Dad Poor DadAshcroft...


EP058 - Buying on Terms with Chris Prefontaine

This week we have a special guest! Smart Real Estate Coach Chris Prefontaine joins Jack and discusses acquiring real estate on terms and cutting out the need for a bank. Chris Prefontaine is a bestselling author and real estate investor with over 26 years of experience in the field, including 18 years as a builder, realtor, broker/owner and investor. He’s always been an entrepreneur even when he didn’t know it. When he used to drag his wagon up to the street corner and sell junk from...


EP057 - Mindset and Taking Massive Action w/ Joey Torkildson

This week we are joined by special guest Joey Torkildson from The Grind Podcast and Keller Williams. Analysis ParalysisBreaking through the fear.Stop playing the "What If Game"Extreme struggles may help you take a leap of faith.Ignite your spark.Being open to ideas and opportunities.Break up the negative by giving or doing something else.Mike Robbins bring your whole self to work. Link to The Grind EpisodeYour fear is never equivalent to reality.The importance of transparency within your...


Episode 56 – Mobile Home Park Investing w/ Kevin Bupp

This week we are joined by special guest Kevin Bupp. Kevin is a Florida-based Real Estate Investor, top iTunes podcast host and serial entrepreneur with over $40 million of real estate transactions. His extensive investment experience spans the gamut of apartment buildings, single-family homes, office buildings, raw land, condos, and his favorite and by far the most profitable, Mobile Home Parks. Click here to support us through Patreon! Please subscribe through iTunes or your favorite...


EP055 - Submit to the Process - Jack and Josh are Guests on the Grind Podcast

Jack and Josh join Joey and Jason on The Grind Podcast. This week there’s a whole lot of J’s as Joey and John are joined by Jack Hoss and Josh Koth, former corporate cubicle buddies from ‘the company that shall remain nameless’. After months of dreaming up their escape, the plan finally came to fruition and they broke free to create Valley Property Partners, a highly successful venture that’s flipped fourty-four properties in a little over two years. Chronicling their journey into the...


EP054 - The Millionaire Real Estate Investor Panel - Part 2

In part 2 of the The Millionaire Real Estate Investor panel, the panel share what got them started in real estate investing, submitting offers, how to make your own luck, and much more! The panelists answer: What got you started in real estate investing?Submitting offers and removing emotions.The importance of persistence.What is your "why"?What do each of the panelists invest in?Money is good for the good it can do.How to find your "luck" through persistence and consistence.Setting...


Mindset Minute - Breaking Up Bad Momentum

A HUGE Thank You! To my guest Joey Torkildson from The Grind Podcast for being an amazing guest on upcoming episode 57 and kicking me in the butt to restart the Mindset Minute and inspiring the first installment. Check out Joey and Jason's podcast at See the first one below. #RealEstateInvesting #GetIntoTheGame


EP053 - The Millionaire Real Estate Investor Panel - Part 1

Josh was a guest on a recent The Millionaire Real Estate Investor panel. Josh shares his story of why he got into real estate investing and how we started Valley Property Partners. Increasing our net worthHow the panelists found their first real estate investments.Wendy Papasan talks about converting their first home into a rental property.Kumar talks about getting investments with no money down.Josh talk about acquiring his first through the MLS. Head over to the REI Rookies YouTube...


EP052 - Year One in the Books! (Year in Review)

Well, we have a year of podcasting in the books and we thought it would be a great opportunity to look back on a few highlights. At our current rate, we are on pace to hit our yearly goal in transactions. Goal = 3610 Transactions so far this year Networking!Couple of the things that have worked well. GrowthBumps in the roadExpectationsYouTubeWhat has happened with the podcast Squarespace to Libsyn Teaching what we've learnedAccountabilityThe more you talk about it the more comfortable...


EP051 - Over 80% of America Will Retire Broke!

Josh and Jack discuss a recent survey that finds that over 80% of America will retire broke. Survey Results: The article focuses on the 42.3% of people saving less than $10,000 but the reality is a person needs nearly $1.5-million to live a "reduced lifestyle". Nowing this, the above results point to over 80% of the population will retire broke! Source: Click here to support us through Patreon! Please subscribe...


EP050 - Using Other People's Money to Accelerate Your Real Estate Investing

*Just a heads up, there was an issue with the audio this week but this was such a great topic we hope you can look past the technical issue. In this episode, we chat about leveraging other people's money (OPM) to accelerate your real estate investing. Why? Do you have enough to get there? OPM Not saying it's the only way, but #3 will get you there when you run out of your own cash. How? Sellers Script to suggest seller financing "sure I can certainly pay that price, but that...


EP049 - Got It! Sold It! What We Did from Beginning to End

In today's episode we get into the details of a specific property from aquisition to disposition. Acquisition While traveling – quick to react Disposition 1.5 hour showing windowCollected $7,000 down paymentClosed prior to the open houseSale price = $95,000Collected people's names and contact information Coach's Corner – Personal Development Tip or Book or Quote “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” ― Zig...


EP048 - Consistency Breeds Confidence

This week we chat about the power or consistent action and how, as you work the muscle, the tasks become easier and allows you to build confidence and momentum. Consistency-in-action is not purely about repetition. It’s rather about evolution. This is not about mindlessly repeating an action over and over again. It’s about learning, growing and adapting your actions that can help lead to incremental improvements over an extended period of time. Consistency-in-action is about gaining...


EP047 | Special Guest Matt Theriault from Epic Real Estate

Josh and Jack chat with Matt Theriault from Epic Real Estate Investing. Matt is a real estate investor, entrepreneur and coach, and shows people how to invest in real estate so they can achieve financial freedom. We talk about the importance of mindset, persistance, and his concept of "It's not a money problem, it's an idea problem." Learn more about Matt at: Epic Real Estate Investing Podcast Click here to support us through...


EP046 | Jack Just Quit His Job... Now What!?

We recorded this special episode just after Jack submitted his resignation. This episode chronicles the raw thoughts, emotion, and anxiety of taking this big step.


EP045 | Why We Invest in Our Real Estate Investing Education - Part 2

Last week we were on our way to the Epic Intensive and this week we are back, refocused, and ready to get down to business.