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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

The “Real Estate” Story of O.J.

In this weeks episode of T.R.E.O.L. Kevin takes an in-depth look at Jay Z's new song "The Story of O.J." from a "Real Estate of Life" perspective. Even if you are not a fan of Hip-Hop music, it's hard to argue with the economic empowerment message that Jay Z is attempting to deliver with "The Story of O.J." as it pertains to money, credit and "real estate" ownership. Warning some of the lyrics in "The Story of O.J." maybe offensive.

Duration: 00:30:25

So You Want To Buy An Apartment Complex???

Do You Want To Buy An Apartment Complex? - If so you will find this weeks episode of T.R.E.O.L very informative as Kevin discusses some of the many things you should take into consideration before purchasing any multi-family or apartment complex.

Duration: 00:27:57

10 Things You Should Never Say To Your Real Estate Agent

This week Kevin reviews an article that was shared with him on social media which list "The 10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Real Estate Agent or Broker". In Episode 6 of T.R.E.O.L Kevin will not only review that list of things not to say but give you some additional insight as to why you shouldn't say what your not suppose to say.

Duration: 00:28:00

Commercial Real Estate Leasing & Purchasing Facts…

This week Kevin was invited to participate in a discussion about purchasing and leasing commercial real estate on the Real on Real Estate radio program with Kemesha & Tamesha. So if you are in the process, or considering purchasing or leasing commercial real estate this episode of T.R.E.O.L will definitely be beneficial.

Duration: 00:37:29

Real Estate 101 – It all starts with your CREDIT not “CREDIK”

Now that you know Kevin Riles, "You Believe" and most of all you have a "WHY" its actually time to get into The Real Estate of things. In Episode 4 of T.R.E.O.L Kevin explains that everything starts with your credit (not credik) and why it is important to know and monitor your credit score; even if you are not buying real estate.

Duration: 00:32:21

“Reasons” – You Gotta Have a Why!

In this installment of T.R.E.O.L Kevin talks about the "REASONS" and why you must have a "WHY" in order to truly be successful at not just selling real estate but anything that you do in life.

Duration: 00:25:44

The Real Estate of Life – Setting Goals & Using The Power of Your Network to Achieve Them. e2

In the second installment of T.R.E.O.L Kevin talks about setting goals and using the power of your network to achieve them; because you are only as good as the names in your database.

Duration: 00:31:23

The Real Estate of Life You Gotta Believe – v1e1

Kevin Riles begins his podcasting journey with the first Episode of The Real Estate of Life. In this episode, Kevin takes time to introduce himself to those that don't know him and explain just how a "COMPUTER NERD" ended up becoming a top producing real estate agent.

Duration: 00:41:09