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Looking for an edge in the real estate investment market? Not sure which markets or market segments offer the best opportunities or which strategies to implement? You have come to the right place….Hosts Eric Odum and Steven Silverman blend decades of combined experience in the real estate investment market along with their expert guests covering topics in lending, investment strategies, property management and development…. giving you actionable investment ideas each and every episode you can use to learn and grow….all with a Florida twist.

Looking for an edge in the real estate investment market? Not sure which markets or market segments offer the best opportunities or which strategies to implement? You have come to the right place….Hosts Eric Odum and Steven Silverman blend decades of combined experience in the real estate investment market along with their expert guests covering topics in lending, investment strategies, property management and development…. giving you actionable investment ideas each and every episode you can use to learn and grow….all with a Florida twist.

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Looking for an edge in the real estate investment market? Not sure which markets or market segments offer the best opportunities or which strategies to implement? You have come to the right place….Hosts Eric Odum and Steven Silverman blend decades of combined experience in the real estate investment market along with their expert guests covering topics in lending, investment strategies, property management and development…. giving you actionable investment ideas each and every episode you can use to learn and grow….all with a Florida twist.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 257 Beau Beery: Talking Multifamily in N Florida & How to Make Sure You Have Access to Deals

11/14/2022
Talking Multifamily in N Florida Beau is a multifamily broker covering North Florida. He is one of the best known apartment advisors in the State. He gives us a rundown of the market and why investors don't see all the good deals. Key Discussion Points [01:15] Introduction by Eric & Steven [05:41] About our guest: Beau Beery [06:36] How did you get into the real estate business, and specifically in multifamily? [10:16] How can people find deals in the multifamily market? [15:06]...

Duration:00:47:42

Ep. 256 Chris Kaiser: Economic Benefits of Green Technology & Clean Energy for Commercial Properties

10/31/2022
Chris Kaiser, Sona Energy, joins us today to talk about how to save costs at your commercial property by implementing green energy solutions. Key Discussion Points [01:03] Introduction by Eric & Steven [04:28] About our guest: Chris Kaiser [05:35] Give us an overview of the clean energy solutions you are involved in now [06:55] How did you get involved with Sona? (a clean energy solutions company) [11:17] What are the economic benefits of clean energy for commercial...

Duration:00:41:28

Ep. 255 Cherif Medawar: Talking Hotels and AirBnB

10/17/2022
Talking Hotels and AirBnB Cherif has a unique background. He started in hotel management and learned running hotels from one of the best in the business. While he has invested in many real estate asset classes, his forte is hotels. He operates and owns deals across the country and teaches investors how to earn double digit returns and navigate the waters of this asset class that few investors seem to understand. Key Discussion Points [01:11] Introduction by Eric & Steven [08:43] About...

Duration:00:55:05

Ep. 254 Tyler Cauble: Syndication in Commercial Real Estate

9/26/2022
Syndication in Commercial Real Estate YouTube and Instagram influencer, Tyler Cauble, joins us to discuss how he invests in his local market, improves his community and makes his unique deals available to a broad investor base. Key Discussion Points [01:01] Introduction by Eric & Steven [04:16] About our guest: Tyler Cauble [07:54] What audience does your YouTube channel target? [08:56] Is you investing centered only in Nashville? Or also outside the Nashville area? [10:01] How do...

Duration:00:39:18

Ep. 253 David Atkinson: A New Idea for AirBNB in Remote Areas?

9/12/2022
A New Idea for AirBNB in Remote Areas? It's so much more than this though. Z Sphere has a structure concept that could be anything from housing in disaster prone areas to self contained, medical care structures in remote areas. Key Discussion Points [01:03] Introduction by Eric & Steven [04:58] About our guest: David Atkinson [05:39] What's your background and how did you get to where you are now? [08:34] What is Z Sphere? [11:19] So your product is self-contained, off-grid, natural...

Duration:00:35:02

Ep. 252 Laura Spaulding: Investing in Properties of Crime Scenes and the Deceased

8/1/2022
Investing in Properties of Crime Scenes and the Deceased Today we talk with Laura Spaulding, founder of Spaulding Decon, which is a full service restoration company for crime scenes, death, and accidents. Laura takes it a step further by investing in these properties. Key Discussion Points [01:03] Introduction by Eric & Steven [07:02] About our guest: Bob Henriquez [09:17] How are you using your crime/accident/death cleanup business to leverage buying the crime scene...

Duration:00:41:35

Ep. 251 Bob Henriquez, Hillsborough County Property Appraiser, Talks Valuations and Tax Process

7/18/2022
The Hillsborough County Property Appraiser comes on the show to discuss the inner workings of valuation. While the discussion is specific to Hillsborough County, the laws are applied across the State in a similar fashion. We cover how assessors arrive at their valuations, some of the rights property owners have and what you can do to contest a valuation if you don't agree. Key Discussion Points [01:04] Introduction by Eric & Steven [04:19] About our guest: Bob Henriquez [06:32] Give us...

Duration:00:41:23

Ep. 250 Ember Erickson: Biproxi, Changing the Way Commercial Real Estate Is Marketed

7/4/2022
Ember Erickson: Biproxi, Changing the Way Commercial Real Estate Is Marketed Ember joins us today to discuss a new platform to the CRE marketplace....it has been compared to Tinder for Commercial Real Estate Investors and Brokers. Find out how they might help make the acquisition and disposition of commercial assets more efficient (yes, that includes multifamily) Key Discussion Points [01:07] Introduction by Eric & Steven [06:18] About our guest: Ember Erickson [07:06] What's your...

Duration:00:47:41

Ep. 249 Avery Jordan: Update on the Tampa Multifamily Market

5/9/2022
Avery Jordan: Update on the Tampa Multi-family Market Avery Jordan gives us an update on the apartment / multifamily market in Tampa and central Florida with discussions on how the Fed rate hikes will affect the market over the next couple of years and why he thinks the multifamily market and the market in general will continue to do well. Key Discussion Points [01:07] Introduction by Eric & Steven [04:32] About our guest: Avery Jordan [05:51] How did you get intro brokerage of...

Duration:00:36:39

Ep. 248 Adrian Smude: Updates Us on the Mobile Home Market

4/25/2022
It's always great to catch up with our friend Adrian. He has come a long way and we are proud of him. Since we last talked, he has written a book...started and investment program and travels the country talking about investing in mobile homes. We hope you take the time to listen to Adrian's update on the market...negotiating skills and marketing ideas. Key Discussion Points [01:02] Introduction by Eric & Steven [05:39] About our guest: Adrian Smude [08:00] How did you overcome your fear...

Duration:00:44:12

Ep. 247 Jeremy Kloter: Update on the Tampa Bay Area Residential Market

4/11/2022
Jeremy Kloter, founder of Out Fast Property Management in Tampa, FL, gives us a window in to the Tampa Bay residential investment market. Key Discussion Points [01:01] Introduction by Eric & Steven [02:54] About our guest: Jeremy Kloter [04:46] How are you surviving in the market now, and what is your perspective? [06:49] How are people dealing with this hyper-active market? [16:33] What CAP rates are you seeing now? [23:29] How do you see the market evolving, and what should...

Duration:00:44:12

EP. 246 Ian Brown: Circuitous Route to Investing in Jacksonville

3/28/2022
Circuitous Route to Investing in Jacksonville Ian is an attorney, a broker, and investor in the Jacksonville market. He credits his success with his roots as a bartender who exited college with a mountain of debt and little hope to dig out of it. Listen to this story about how he worked his way in to a better place by leveraging the Jacksonville market. Key Discussion Points [00:56] Introduction by Eric & Steven [04:00] About our guest: Ian Brown [05:03] Guide us through your...

Duration:00:33:28

Ep. 245 Ana Bozovic: Talking South Florida and Real Estate Trends

3/14/2022
Ana is a wealth of information about the South Florida market. We welcome her back on the show to discuss the big factors that are moving the South Florida market and why there is no reason to see much deviation from the recent trends in the near term. Key Discussion Points [03:11] About our guest: Ana Bozovic [05:00] Give us an overview of what you thought would happen in the market back in the beginning days of COVID vs what actually happened [08:02] Talk about how the effects of...

Duration:00:34:04

Ep. 244 Gregg Cohen: Turnkey Single Family Investing

2/14/2022
Gregg talks about the Jacksonville market and his firm's strategy to make investment acquisitions easy for investors looking for cash flowing deals. Key Discussion Points [03:33] About our guest: Gregg Cohen [04:35] How did you get started in real estate? And where are you originally from? [06:24] Tell us about your company, JWD Real Estate Capital. What differentiates your company? [10:11] What do the range of numbers look like for someone to invest in this turnkey investment...

Duration:00:28:18

Ep. 243 John Roberts and Stephen Barber: Talking the Panhandle

1/20/2022
John Roberts and Stephen Barber are a duo of multiple interests....law, real estate investment and development. There is no question that they are plugged into the Panhandle region of Florida. Listen to this update on what is happening in their neck of the woods! Key Discussion Points [01:11] About our guests: John Roberts & Stephen Barber [01:49] How did you both get into real estate in the Florida Panhandle? [08:50] What is driving the economy in the Florida Panhandle? [11:01] What...

Duration:00:36:17

Ep. 242 Al Williamson: Finding Ways to Profit with Extended Stay Rentals

12/13/2021
Al Williamson, an engineer by trade, has found a way to capitalize on the extended stay rental market. Somewhere, between AIRBNB and traditional long term rentals, extended stay lodging can be a terrific way to juice your returns. Florida is a hot spot for this type of need in housing and with the infrastructure bill targeting multiple industries in the State, the demand will only increase for potential tenants....military to road contractors to health care workers. Listen to how Al...

Duration:00:31:41

Ep. 241 Viktor Jiracek: Gainesville Investment Nuggets

11/29/2021
Viktor Jiracek followed his brother to Gainesville and turned that experience into a thriving real estate business (Fix and Flips, and long term holds). Viktor updates us on the market and leaves us some great tips on thriving in this most unusual market. Key Discussion Points [01:00] Opening remarks by Eric Odum & Steven Silverman [04:17] About our guest: Viktor Jiracek [05:12] How did you get started in real estate? [06:14] Why did you choose Gainesville, FL? [07:33] Give us an...

Duration:00:34:15

Ep. 240 Martin Saenz: Investing in the Secondary Mortgage Market

11/15/2021
Martin Saenz runs a fund that invests in distressed mortgages. He discusses the state of the mortgage market, returns and how he creates win-win deals for investors and homeowners. Key Discussion Points [01:04] Opening remarks by Eric Odum & Steven Silverman [05:04] About our guest: Martin Saenz [05:57] How did you get started in real estate? [08:10] What motivated you to move from Washington D.C. to Sarasota, FL? [09:12] What's your view of the Florida market for the brief time...

Duration:00:34:17

Ep. 239 Chris Coleman: Big Flood Insurance Changes

11/1/2021
Chris Coleman comes back on the show to explain the significant changes in flood insurance policies from FEMA. Key Discussion Points [01:07] Opening remarks by Eric Odum & Steven Silverman [04:33] About our guest: Chris Coleman [06:32] Give us an overview of the changes occuring right now with flood insurance [09:55] Is it fair to say those that don't have flood risk are subsidizing those that do have flood risk? [10:49] What are you seeing in terms of flood insurance rate...

Duration:00:25:06

Ep. 238 Lauren Hardy: Getting Creative in Tight Markets with Virtual Wholesaling

10/18/2021
Lauren is in California and her market is very similar to many markets in Florida, very tight and deals tough to come by. She figures out ways to carve out revenue by wholesaling virtually. Find out how! Key Discussion Points [01:06] Opening remarks by Eric Odum [03:12] About our guest: Lauren Hardy [04:04] How and why did you get into real estate investing? [07:08] What exactly is real estate wholesaling? [09:01] How can a virtual real estate investment model benefit investors in...

Duration:00:30:15