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Building Wealth in 2018 – The Q&A Podcast

In this first installment of TREOL for 2018 Kevin answers some questions submitted by TREOL listeners & viewers. Check out Episode 28 of TREOL and if you have a question that was not answered, just to go to and submit your question. This year Kevin is focused on helping you build (more) wealth so don't just listen - take action and make the most out of everyday in 2018!

Duration: 00:30:00

Know Your Numbers

In this weeks final installment of TREOL for 2017 Kevin encourages people to "Know Your Numbers" in order to get a realistic view of where you stand financially. If you plan on building wealth in 2018 you have to know exactly where you are in order to get where it is you want to be and that means not being afraid to know your credit score, your assets vs liabilities and ultimately your net worth. Check out Episode 27 of TREOL to find out how to calculate your numbers so you can build...

Duration: 00:21:45

Setting SMART Goals For Success In 2018

Kevin remains on topic as he continues his efforts to prepare listeners for a highly successful year in 2018. This week Kevin breaks down just how to set and achieve SMART goals for 2018. It's not enough to just set goals, you must have a plan to accomplish those goals if you truly want to be successful . If you are asking yourself - "How do I set SMART goals?" You can start by listening to TREOL Episode 26.

Duration: 00:19:24

Generating Leads To “FLIP” Properties

Kevin returns from his Thanksgiving holiday break to answer one of the questions he receives most; "How do I generate leads to FLIP properties". Despite what you see on television "Flipping" any property requires an ample amount of due diligence and typically it takes much longer in real life than on television. So if you are considering getting into "flipping" properties check out this Episode of TREOL and be sure to take advantage of the lead generation ideas Kevin offers up.

Duration: 00:20:22

Truly Thankful..

In this Thanksgiving Episode of The Real Estate of Life Kevin takes a moment to expresses his thankfulness and encourage his listeners to do the same because it truly makes a difference in your outlook on life. HAPPY THANKSGIVING 2017!

Duration: 00:12:19

4 Things To Consider Before You Buy or Invest In a Multi-Family or Commercial Property

In this installment of The Real Estate of Life Kevin is joined by Omar Ruiz Co-Founder of LeRu Investments, LLC. LeRu Investments is a real estate investment and property management company with commercial and residential real estate across the United States. In this discussion, Omar provides some valuable insight on the 4 things you should always do when doing "due diligence" prior to purchasing any multi-family or commercial investment property.

Duration: 00:39:10

Real Estate & Franchising – It Takes More Than Just A Good Location

When most people think about starting a business or purchasing a franchise they probably never take into consideration some of the studies and analysis that have to be completed before you get the keys and turn on the "open for business" sign. In this Episode of The Real Estate of Life Kevin is joined by Daren Hawthorne - V.P. of Franchising for Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery who explains the many factors that are taken into consideration before approving a Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery...

Duration: 00:37:36

Should I Get My Real Estate License?

In this Episode of The Real Estate of Life Kevin answers one of the most common questions he's asked; "Should I get my real estate license?". If you are you considering getting your real estate license be sure to check out this episode of The Real Estate of Life because you might just change your mind - or not. Which ever decision you make you will be more informed after hearing what Kevin has to say.

Duration: 00:17:34

The ABCs of Real Estate Development

In this Episode of The Real Estate of Life Kevin continues the discussion about investing in real estate, this time from a developer's perspective. Exactly what does a Real Estate Developer do, what are the qualifications, and more importantly how do they make money. Check out this episode of T.R.E.O.L to get answers to these questions and more.

Duration: 00:21:57

Just Do It – Self Directed IRAs

In this Episode of The Real Estate of Life Kevin continues the discussion about creative ways to invest in Real Estate while encouraging listeners to stop making excuses and "Just Do It". Self Directed IRAs provide another opportunity for potential investors to take advantage of the benefits of purchasing Real Estate while planning for the retirement years.

Duration: 00:19:21

Creative Ways To Invest In Real Estate – Lease Purchase, Lease Options, Wraps & Subject To Loans

In this Episode of The Real Estate of Life Kevin discusses several creative ways to invest in Real Estate without having to get a "traditional bank" loan. Lease Purchase, Lease Options Wrap-Around and Subject To loans are just a few of the options that are available to potential buyers and investors. If you are looking to invest in residential or commercial real estate hopefully this podcast will provide some additional insight about some of the many options that are available.

Duration: 00:21:52

Don’t Worry – Be Happy!

Does success always lead to happiness? What is success? How do you measure it? Can you become overly successful? Many people are taught that if you work hard and become "successful" that happiness will surely follow. In this Episode of The Real Estate of Life Kevin takes a deeper look into this ideology because for many people, this may not always be true. So enjoy this episode of TREOL and ask yourself, are you just successful or just happy or are you happy and successful?

Duration: 00:25:14

Home Renovations 101

This week Kevin sits down with Tyron McDaniel owner of Houston Vintage Homes to discuss home renovations. Renovating, remodeling or repairing a home a can be a very stressful process especially if its not something that you deal with everyday. In this episode of TREOL Kevin and Tyron provide some tips and techniques that can help reduce some of the stress caused by home renovations, remodeling and repairs. For more information about Houston Vintage Homes or to contact Tyron McDaniel visit:...

Duration: 00:40:28

The Importance of African American Home Ownership

This week Kevin sits down with Kimberley Barnes-Henson, President of The Houston Black Real Estate Association (HBREA) to discuss the importance of African American Home Ownership. Join Kevin and Kimberly for an in-depth conversation about the long lasting effect the housing market crash has had on the African American community and how HBREA plans on assisting African Americans recover from the monumental loss of wealth. For more information about The Houston Black Real Estate Association...

Duration: 00:33:50

How To Hire a Virtual Assistant (not just for real estate)

Are you so busy in your Real Estate business that you you need help? If so perhaps you should consider hiring a virtual assistant to handle some of your back office activities like answering the phones or sending out emails. In this weeks installment of TREOL Kevin discusses his experience with virtual assistants and explains the benefits of having a virtual assistant and how they can help you focus on your DPAs.

Duration: 00:25:25

Mortgage Options: Recovering from Hurricane Harvey

Having been directly impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Kevin recognizes that recovering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey will take weeks, months and years for some people. In this weeks Episode of T.R.E.O.L Kevin sits down with Dave "Your Mortgage Guy" Krichmar to discuss some of the options that are available to property owners and investors to help them recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Duration: 00:33:36

How To Purchase HUD Foreclosures

In this weeks installment of T.R.E.O.L Kevin educates potential buyers on the process of purchasing HUD foreclosures and why this may be an ideal way to purchase your first home or investment property. As the former HUD listing broker for Harris County Kevin has a first hand working knowledge of the process and things that all potential buyers should consider before handing over their earnest money.

Duration: 00:28:35

Purchasing Investment Property Using “Hard Money”

In this weeks installment of T.R.E.O.L Kevin discusses ways to purchase your first investment property using "HARD MONEY". If you are asking yourself - "What is hard money?, How can I get some? or even better Can I make some money using hard money?" this podcast will provide some answers to those questions.

Duration: 00:24:04

How To Buy Property Tax Foreclosures (from the auction)

In this weeks episode of T.R.E.O.L. Kevin and (HIS FRIEND!) Natasha Gransberry provide a brief explanation and walk through of how to purchase real estate from property tax foreclosure auctions. Despite what you see on television, the process of purchasing Real Estate from the auction is not as easy as it looks and potential buyers need to do the proper research to avoid extremely costly mistakes. If you are considering purchasing Property Tax Foreclosures this Episode of T.R.E.O.L....

Duration: 00:37:08

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