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Real Estate is typically part of a complete investment portfolio. Topics include successful real estate investing in a down market, how to negotiate for commercial and residential property, when to hold and when to sell.

Real Estate is typically part of a complete investment portfolio. Topics include successful real estate investing in a down market, how to negotiate for commercial and residential property, when to hold and when to sell.
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Alvin, TX


Real Estate is typically part of a complete investment portfolio. Topics include successful real estate investing in a down market, how to negotiate for commercial and residential property, when to hold and when to sell.






11200 Westheimer, Suite 1000 Houston, TX 77042 866 945 6565


(September 20, 2017) Solving The Retirement Debate In Under 40 Minutes

Virtually no traditional investment government security net works the way it was intended. This has many on the political left and right scrambling to find scapegoats for a systematic problem. Using feedback from both sides of the issue, Del rationalizes how both can and should instead rely on themselves as vehicles of retirement. Capping off this discussion, Del defines a special Lifestyles Unlimited term that is central to this topic.

Duration: 00:39:08

(September 19, 2017) Tell Del Tuesday “From Engineer To Entrepreneur” – Featuring LU Member Chad

Two things spoke to Chad early on: building and dismantling things, and entrepreneurialism. But, who knew that tinkering with things and selling Cutco knives would one day translate splendidly into owning million dollar apartment complexes? He didn't, and ironically, he might not have if not for the gut wrenching toll of one of the best engineering jobs he's ever had and his courage to say no to it. Click To Listen Now

Duration: 00:40:05

(September 18, 2017) Lifestyles Unlimited – An Answer to Quiet Desperation

Today, Del reveals the scars of a work life which took everything he had to sustain, but gave next to nothing in return. Perhaps never before has he so precisely and so evocatively depicted the early days of his life on the air. In so doing, the building blocks of Lifestyles Unlimited® become more familiar and relatable than ever before. As if cut from the same cloth, our mission is every bit a part of the man behind it – Del Walmsley.

Duration: 00:40:42

(September 15, 2017) Pay Off The Mortgage or Retire – You Decide

On this show, Del Walmsley ties one hand behind his back before tackling Dave Ramsey’s 5-7 yr. plan to pay off the mortgage to prove that life amounts to more than just settling debt and paying your bills.

(September 14, 2017) Being The Best Is Not For The Few, It’s For Those Who Pursue The Right Map To Get There

Join Del as he demystifies what it takes to be the best across many disciplines and avenues of life. Whether it's NFL football teams, everyday men and women, people set to conquer world records, those who've left the corporate grind (or who've been left by it), coaches, parents; you name it... Being the best is not for the few, it's for those who pursue the right map to get there. Click To Listen Now

Duration: 00:39:52

(September 13, 2017) Locating Profitable Deals

On this show, Steve explains how to locate profitable single family rental properties. Of particular interest here, Steve stresses the importance of getting many experienced listing agents and wholesalers on your team looking for deals, and that the process of recruiting agents and wholesalers is a numbers game. Also included in the show is a special script for recruiting dedicated listing agents, insight into the difference between seller's agents and listing agents, and how Lifestyles...

Duration: 00:39:24

(September 13, 2017) The Members Behind The Multifamily Masters Tour – Featuring LU Member Supriya

Two things were very important to Supriya from a young age, owning real estate and getting an education. However, it was not until later that she realized that owning real estate could mean a great deal more than having a place that was hers, it offered a way to control financial outcomes in her life. The rest came with a little help from Lifestyles Unlimited and a family mantra to always dream big. Click To Listen Now

Duration: 00:39:55

(September 11, 2017) How It All Began & Where We Go From Here

This is the story of Lifestyles Unlimited like you've never heard it before. Each chapter is rich with background and incredible detail as Del recounts the compelling moments that led to our founding, our success and our plans for the future. Del shares his life's story in honor of our 27th anniversary and to offer hope in light of the 16th anniversary of 9/11.

Duration: 00:38:03

(September 08, 2017) The Difference Between Experts & Expert Advice

Del’s rise from humble beginnings to that of an award winning real estate investor and a successful entrepreneur required many things, one of which was an ability to find the right answers from the right people. This show is about embracing actionable knowledge over titles and/or presumed expertise. Click To Listen Now

Duration: 00:39:49

(September 06, 2017) Your Wednesday Real Estate Investor Grab Bag

To start the show, Steve stresses the importance of investing in your real estate investment education on the front end to avoid losses on the back end. Next, Steve talks about the problematic intersection between inexperienced real estate investors and high-income earners while explaining the root cause of bad real estate deals. Finally, two listeners call in to the show asking about two different sides of flood property investment.

Duration: 00:39:31

(September 06, 2017) Disaster Zone Sales Tax Relief For Texans, Casualty Loss, Depreciation, Becoming A Real Estate Professional & How Rental Homes Affect Debt To Income Ratios

With Hurricane Irma approaching and Harvey's damage lingering, Del covers disaster zone sales tax relief (specific to certain counties) and an idea called casualty loss for home owners and real estate investors, both of which are tools for post natural disaster relief. Then, Del explains how depreciation works on many levels for real estate investor tax avoidance, of which becoming a "real estate professional" is a supreme advantage. Lastly, Del addresses how rental homes affect debt to...

Duration: 00:40:18

(September 05, 2017) Recovering Cities In Distress, A Job That Real Estate Investors Were Made For – Featuring Jeff Smith of Lifestyles Realty Houston

Follow Houston Lifestyles Realty Single Family Sales & Training Manager, Jeff Smith, and Del Walmsley as they diagnose the post Hurricane Harvey single family real estate market of Houston, a conversation that can be mirrored to Florida (especially with Irma approaching) and that cannot begin without addressing the fate of The National Flood Insurance Program. From here, we explore how single family sales and rent comparables will change, a tightening inventory of Houston homes (and why...

Duration: 00:38:30

(August 25, 2017) The Convergence of Financial Empowerment, Financial Awareness & Financial Control

According to Del, a great deal of change can be implemented from numbers and what they mean to you. So often, the full understanding of our financial position falls by the wayside, dropping the veil over a better life. But, there is an investment out there, and a process to it, that can dramatically improve your life through empowerment, awareness and control. Click To Listen Now

Duration: 00:40:52

(August 24, 2017) Why You’re Still Living Paycheck To Paycheck

Steve dedicates most of the show today to talk about the many reasons why people find themselves living paycheck to paycheck no matter their income level. Then, we go in depth into predatory no-money-no-credit investment programs, owner financing and the strength of the down market. Click To Listen Now

Duration: 00:39:27

(August 23, 2017) The Members Behind The Multifamily Masters Tour – Featuring LU Members Kevin & Laurie

Kevin and Laurie have spent the better part of their lives knowing that they would never see the pension retirement options their parents had. That in mind, they set out to make the most of the retirement tools of their generation: IRAs, 401ks, stocks, mutual funds. They walked through our doors armed to the teeth with this arsenal of retirement options, and slowly but surely, each one dropped. Multifamily investing became their mantra. Years later, Kevin would look back at their premiere...

Duration: 00:40:13

(August 22, 2017) Tell Del Tuesday “Challenge Accepted” – Featuring LU Member Don

If you think the type of real estate investing success you hear about on The Del Walmsley Radio Show is only for those privileged enough to inherit the money to achieve it, then it’s time to think again. On this show, Del and Don take a stroll down 20 years of memory lane from when Don started with all the cards stacked against him to his full retirement. You will also hear about the Challenge program Don started at Lifestyles Unlimited® to help others in similar circumstances. Click To...

(August 21, 2017) The Members Behind The Multifamily Masters Tour – Featuring LU Members Mit & Greg

So, imagine taking on passive multifamily investing to learn the ropes to run a deal one day. One of your passive investments increases in value by $2,000,000 (all the while paying out cash flow and a huge cash-out refinance). You decide you want to keep this golden goose, so you buy out your partners and bring in a close friend/fellow member to help you do that in one fell swoop. This is Mit and Greg's story and it only gets better from here. Click To Listen Now

Duration: 00:39:57

(August 19, 2017) Your Saturday Real Estate Investor Grab Bag

A brand new Preferred Investor Group member has a multifamily question to start the show. A 55 year old bounces his 401k retirement plan off of Steve. We get a recap of the five ways real estate makes you money. Steve levels with a government employee who feels like he is "spinning his wheels" in a deferred compensation retirement plan, and we get an incredible explanation as to why real estate and stocks are nowhere near comparable to one another. Click To Listen Now

Duration: 00:39:29

(August 18, 2017) Lifestyles Discovery, The Retirement Savings Shortfall & U.S. Renting/Owning Price Differences – Featuring Program Creator Damon Janis

Today, Del brings Lifestyles Discovery Creator, Damon Janis, back on the show for some new valuable insights into Lifestyles Unlimited®’s premiere comparative market analysis tool, Lifestyles Discovery. The number crunching doesn’t stop there as Del turns his gaze upon fresh statistics for retirement savings in America and the percentage difference in price between owning and renting in the U.S.

Duration: 00:39:21

(August 17, 2017) The Maturity Continuum – A Map Out of Financial Dependence

Steve covers a concept called The Maturity Continuum, an idea that life is separated into three maturity stages: dependence, independence and interdependence. As it happens, real estate investing is the perfect vehicle to move through these stages, and fast! Steve takes the rest of the show to answer your hard-hitting questions.

Duration: 00:39:27

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