First, we get an update on our yearly holiday season toy/donation drive for Toys For Tots (toy donation charity for children in need) from Marine Veteran and DFW Vendor Program Director, John Shirley. Then, National Multifamily Mentor, JB Durham joins Del to hear and learn from our members investing across the country. Click To Listen Now
Responding to a request from a listener, Steve breaks down how we estimate cash flow on single family rental homes. Additionally, Steve covers off-market deals for first time investors, vacation rental property, and why we never pay off our real estate.
Today, Del goes through a list of entrepreneurs whose investment strategies (some bad, some good) hedge against economic downturns. He even throws in his own investment plan to show that doomsday messages referenced in pop culture, politics and the media are misleading if not entirely false. Click To Listen Now
Jerry and his wife Sharon spent years in the commercial real estate industry before taking that first fearful step into multifamily apartments of their own. Here, Jerry talks about how this decision changed their lives forever. These days, they own apartments across the state of Texas and were among the first to expand their geographical reach across multiple cities. Join us as Del and Jerry discuss geographic diversification, vetting far away submarkets, Jerry and Sharon’s expanding...
Today, Del delves into an exercise of compartmentalization and life structuring. If you are a returning fan of the Del Walmsley Radio Show, this show drastically expands the Pickle Jar metaphor to account for a life of both evolving and growing needs. If you’re a new listener, this is your chance to better understand the minutia in your life and to overcome it! Click To Listen Now
The total retirement assets of the U.S. citizenry is in the trillions. This means that at the same time you’re looking for the best retirement option out there, the industry itself, in all its governmental systems, 401k’s, IRA’s, financial advisory firms, etc., is looking at you. You’re the meal ticket. “We should be saving more,” the industry says…naturally. Del has a different message entirely. Click To Listen Now
Steve stresses how important it is to stay focused on how we use life's most precious commodity - time. All with the help of Steve's highest-and-best-use principle, we explore what it means to maximize our time in fitness, relationships and investing.
Owner financing, Subject 2’s, Wrap Around Mortgages, Lease-to-Contract Agreements… The “Wild West” of real estate investing was not that long ago and it may be coming back. Del brings us along for the ride across an entire landscape of financing on today’s show – “the good, the bad and the ugly” – to bring about a larger understanding of the real estate investing world you thought you knew. Click To Listen Now
With a career in Music Radio, Roger typically doesn't stray into talk shows. But, on one of the few times he did, he found us. Now, he's got three rental homes to show for it and he's gearing up to go bigger! Click To Listen Now
In books, magazines, movies, conversations, news outlets, and even our schools and homes, the path of the modern man or woman can be seen plain as day: go to school, get a job, invest in stocks, IRA’s & 401k’s, and retire at an age where work and a flourishing life are no longer an option. Well, on Today’s LU podcast, Del Walmsley is here to tell you what is an option – a different map, a different path and a larger life that is yours for the taking.
As Steve highlights on this show, separate from what the deals tell us in the numbers, it's what we tell ourselves (most especially in the form of desire and belief) that most affects our real estate investing success. Bringing the show to a close, two listeners call in perfectly echoing Steve's points claiming a special type of desire that pushed them forward. Click To Listen Now
Concessions are disappearing, jobs are pouring in, post hurricane surge to apartment living could last up to 12 months at least, and our near term future a few years out looks very bright. There's a lot on the table to discuss today about the Bayou City, including how Houston's market cycles are fueling this investment climate, and Multifamily Mentor, Scott Van Nostrand is here with Del Walmsley to discuss it all. Click To Listen Now
Scott is around the 60-day mark in his mentoring role here at Lifestyles Unlimited, and already he has guided three new lead/independent rental owner deals to close and he’s helped establish three new passive investments for our Houston members. Scott shares the impressive insights and analytical abilities he uses to make these gains happen. Then, we get a glimpse of the man himself and how mentoring is changing his picture too. Scott and Del close with a discussion of the Detroit market,...
Steve's focus for the first half of this show is tenant relations, specifically at the single family level. Of interest here are tenant retention techniques and the use of repair deductibles in your leases. Next, we get into proper screening protocols and red flags relating to serial squatters. Enjoy!
It wasn't until fairly recently that Will sat down with his father and realized that his college was largely paid for by rental real estate. But, that's now. Let us take you back through the journey that eventually led to Will reengaging his roots and creating a real estate portfolio of his own. So often, the truth about real estate investing is spelled out in the prosperity of the ones we love.
Drawing on the recent performance of Houston sports teams, and his own experience retiring himself and others from corporate America, Del drives home that "playing to win" in life and playing to keep from losing are two very different things with two very different outcomes. To cap things off, Del matches his driven mentality with impressive results from the ALN 3rd Quarter Multifamily Occupancy & Rent Review to take action on! Here, we find various staggering rental growth rates for...
Today Steve tells a powerful story about a man who was on the brink of despair, contemplating the worst, who took a shot with Lifestyles Unlimited and changed the entire course of his life and that of his family. Don't miss this gripping testimonial of a life transformed through real estate investing. Click To Listen Now
This show touches on John Galt, the main character of the book “Atlas Shrugged,” to reshape the traditional working world we’ve come to know and adhere to. Through this prism we will explore Del Walmsley’s life from a state of dependence to that of total interdependence. Click To Listen Now
In 1993 Charles came across a set of audio cassette tapes that would change his perspective for years to come. Thanks to Zig Ziglar, gone was the mentality of striving only for oneself. Now, he'd factor other people into every single decision he'd ever make. Years later he came to find those very same beliefs in another organization, but this time, with a financial freedom twist: Lifestyles Unlimited. Today Charles sits down with another Zig Ziglar follower, Del Walmsley, to share how...