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Rental Property Owner & Real Estate Investor Podcast

Exciting, informative. Every Monday, your host Brian Hamrick interviews real world real estate investors and industry professionals to discuss topics, tips, and techniques designed to make you a more confident and successful rental property owner and real estate investor. Guests include buy and hold investors, flippers, wholesalers, property managers, brokers, legal advisors, insurance providers, mortgage brokers—you name it, we’re talking to some of the top names in the business.
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Now displaying: February, 2020
Feb 24, 2020

My guest today is the nation’s leading Self-Storage Investor and trainer.  He has bought, developed, and sold over 4,200 units and over 4 million square feet of commercial and self-storage properties. 

Of course, I’m talking about Scott Meyers, who’s presentation at our 2019 Annual Conference was such a BIG HIT we’ve decided to bring him back for round two at the 2020 Michigan Landlord & Real Estate Investor Annual Conference & Expo in Grand Rapids, Michigan this February 27th through 29th Go to www.rpoaonline.org to find out more.

At this week's conference Scott will be sharing the latest strategies in Self Storage Investing:

How to find undervalued deals where nobody else is looking,

How to Convert distressed commercial properties into self-storage,

How to evaluate a good market for self-storage,

And how to fund those self-storage deals.

And in today’s episode we’ll be talking about ways to mitigate risk in the next recession, why Self-Storage will continue to be a strong asset class, how Scott is raising private equity, the importance of training, coaching, and mentorship, ground-up construction, how Scott invests in multiple states, and the difference new technologies are making in the self-storage industry.

There's a lot of great new information in today's conversation with Scott.  You can also listen to our previous conversation on Episode #159.

And visit our show on Facebook to leave comments and ask questions by going to "RPOA Rental Property Owner & Real Estate Investor Podcast"

 

Feb 21, 2020

You've heard us talk about it, and you've listened to the episodes with our featured speakers from all over the country.  Now its time for you to make the commitment to be there at the "Michigan Landlord & Real Estate Investor Annual Conference & Expo of 2020", happening February 27, 28, & 29 right here in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

In this special episode, Clay Powell and I discuss all of the fantastic featured speakers, breakout sessions, and opportunities for networking with other like-minded investors and vendors.  This is an event you don't want to miss!

Go to https://rpoaonline.org/annual-conference/ to register, and we'll look forward to seeing you there!

Feb 17, 2020

Today I’m thrilled to have the “Queen of Rehab”, Robyn Thompson back on the show.  Robyn has renovated and sold over 390 properties. She is the nation’s leading expert on buying, renovating and selling homes for huge chunks of cash and has taught thousands of students how to become financially independent.

Robyn will also be a featured speaker at the 2020 Michigan Landlord & Real Estate Investor Annual Conference & Expo in Grand Rapids, Michigan this month, February 27th through 29th of 2020.  Go to www.rpoaonline.org to find out more.

Since our last conversation, Robyn has acquired 15 Vacation Rentals in Branson, Missouri and Florida.  Robyn will be sharing how she’s integrated her highly successful rehab program into this new buy and hold investment strategy—providing more flexibility for rehabbing for flips or for holds. Robyn will teach you how to map out all of the hurdles, pitfalls and paydays when renovating for profits and building passive wealth!

Robyn will also be sharing her wisdom on working with contractors, and building a team of mature adults who can actually get the work done.  Robyn recently built a six-bedroom vacation rental property, and we'll be discussing how that process went.  You'll also learn how she built up her teams and systems for the Vacation Rental business as well.

Robyn is a great speaker and has an incredible amount of wisdom to share.  You can also listen to my previous conversation with Robyn on episode #53.

And visit our show on Facebook to leave comments and ask questions by going to "RPOA Rental Property Owner & Real Estate Investor Podcast"

Feb 10, 2020

My guest today believes that Wholesaling is the simplest, quickest, lowest risk, and lowest hassle way to make money in real estate today.  But you have to know the right strategies for finding properties, attracting buyers, and getting to the close.

That’s why I’m excited to be talking with Vena Jones-Cox, who is also known as 'The Real Estate Goddess'.  Vena is a self-described 'Real Estate Geek' who has done it all:  landlording, flipping, wholesaling – you name it.  Vena does at least 50 real estate deals every year – focusing on finding great deals and then lease-optioning or wholesaling properties to new buyers. She teaches 1,000’s of other investors how to do the same. 

Vena is the past president of the Cincinnati REIA, the Ohio REIA, and the National REIA", and she will be a featured speaker at the 2020 Michigan Landlord & Real Estate Investor Annual Conference & Expo in Grand Rapids, Michigan this February 27th through 29th.  Go to www.rpoaonline.org to find out more.

Today, Vena will be discussing the mistakes she's seeing Wholesalers make, as well as the bad advice they're receiving that is giving them a bad name.  Vena will discuss her Best Practices, and the importance of automating your business with real people who are trained to physically inspect the properties and understand it's true value.  Vena will also tell us what happens to Wholesaling when the market slows down, and her economic outlook for the next six years.

You can also listen to my previous conversation with Vena on episode #55.  And visit our show on Facebook to leave comments and ask questions by going to "RPOA Rental Property Owner & Real Estate Investor Podcast"

Feb 3, 2020

So many Real Estate Investors that I talk to are frustrated with today's market.  Many properties that are listed by agents are receiving multiple offers and sellers are listing at prices too high to make a decent return on investment.

Wouldn't it be nice to know how to find properties for sale that aren't listed anywhere and there's virtually no competition?

Tony Youngs is an expert at finding this Hidden Market of Distressed Properties, and he's back on the show today to tell us how to find these Hidden Gems in your own neighborhood.

Tony was also a guest on episode #50, and he's also returning to Grand Rapids for the RPOA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo, which is happening February 27-29 at the Devos Place Convention Center.  Go to www.rpoaonline.org to find out more.

On today's show Tony & I are going to take a deep dive into the conversations he has with sellers, how he approaches them, the phrases and tactics he uses, how he makes his offer, and whether the buyer or seller should be the first to name the price.

I know you're going to enjoy this episode because there's a lot of actionable advice from Tony that will provide tremendous value to the success of your next offer.

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