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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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Feb 22, 2024

We have a special speaker announcement for our 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held TODAY and TOMORROW - February 22nd through 23rd - right here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

This is The Must-Attend Two-Day event for Real Estate Investors at all levels!

And I have a special speaker announcement to make today.  If you’re investing in Grand Rapids and West Michigan, you definitely don’t want to miss this one!

Ryan Kilpatrick from Flywheel Community Development Services will be presenting on “Opportunities for Housing Growth in West Michigan”

Ryan’s presentation will be tomorrow, Friday, February 23rd at 4 pm.

Once again you don’t want to miss the 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held TODAY and TOMORROW, February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

You can go to www.midwestREIconference.com to get your tickets and find out more.  You can also purchase tickets at the door.  We're on the 2nd floor adjacent to the Grand River.  

See you there!

Feb 19, 2024

Today we’re going to talk about investing in laundry facilities. This is a unique asset class with a huge potential for success, yet few understand how to gain entry into this type of investment.

Sam Wilson has been an active investor for more than a decade in self storage, parking, multifamily properties/apartments, single family homes and RV resorts. His focus now is solely in the laundry facility space.

Sam is the CEO of Bricken Investment Group and the host of the daily podcast “How To Scale Commercial Real Estate”.

Find out more:

brickeninvestmentgroup.com

or check out Sam's Podcast "How to Scale Commercial Real Estate"

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Feb 16, 2024

We have a special speaker announcement for our 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

This is The Must-Attend Two-Day event for Real Estate Investors at all levels!

Maria Giordano will be our featured speaker on “Investing with NO Limits”.  This presentation will be for those of you who are struggling to navigate the real estate market but you can’t seem to find the right deal.

Maria’s presentation will be Thursday, February 22nd at 4pm

Once again you don’t want to miss the 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

You can go to www.midwestREIconference.com to get your tickets and find out more.

Feb 15, 2024

Hello everyone, we have a special speaker announcement for our 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

This is The Must-Attend Two-Day event for Real Estate Investors at all levels!

Katie Johnson will be featured in our special Short-Term Rental panel called “The Banning of Short-Term Rentals…From the Beginning to the End”.  If you’ve been paying attention to the controversy surrounding short-term rentals in West Michigan, then you definitely don’t want to miss this panel.

Katie’s panel on Short-Term Rental Regulation will be Friday, February 23rd at 1:30pm.

Once again you don’t want to miss the 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

You can go to www.midwestREIconference.com to get your tickets and find out more.

Feb 12, 2024

One of the consequences of the rapid rise in interest rates over the past year and a half, has been the difficulty in finding suitable loans for commercial real estate. There’s just not enough funds available at terms that pencil out.

My guest today is going to help us make sense of the commercial real estate lending options that are currently available, and how he’s seeing deals getting done in today’s environment. He’ll also share his perspectives on market cycles in multifamily and commercial real estate.

Maxwell Wu is the CEO and Co-Founder of Fulcrum Lending Corporation, a digital lender for the modern investor. Maxwell has managed and underwritten billions of dollars in commercial real estate.

Find out more:

https://www.fulcrumlendingcorp.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/maxwelljwu/

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Feb 8, 2024

We have a special speaker announcement for our 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

This is The Must-Attend Two-Day event for Real Estate Investors at all levels!

Kate Stoermer will be leading a special breakout session for Short-Term Rental Investors called “State of the State: A Data-Driven Analysis of the Short-Term Rental Market”.

Plus, Kate will be joining the round-table discussion on Short-Term Rental Management Strategies.

Kate’s Round-Table discussion on Short-Term Rental Property Management will be Thursday, February 22ndat 4pm.  Kate’s State of the State: Data-Driven Analysis of the Short-Term Rental Market will be Friday, February 23rd at 9am.

Once again you don’t want to miss the 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

You can go to www.midwestREIconference.com to get your tickets and find out more.

Feb 5, 2024

Over the past year and a half, the unprecedented rise in interest rates has had many ripple effects across the commercial real estate investing world. These ripple effects have put many investments that were made in the past two to three years in jeopardy.

Today we discuss those ripple effects and how preferred equity is being used to bolster the capital stack on new acquisitions or provide rescue funds for projects that are struggling due to increased costs.

And I can think of no better person to help us make sense of this than friend of the show Paul Moore. You’ve seen Paul’s articles on Bigger Pockets, and he’s been on the show many times. Today Paul talks about preferred equity, and how it’s being used to bring additional funds into many different types of projects.

Paul is the founder and managing partner of Wellings Capital, and a best-selling author on multifamily and self-storage.

Find out more:

www.wellingscapital.com

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Feb 1, 2024

We have a special speaker announcement for our 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

This is The Must-Attend Two-Day event for Real Estate Investors at all levels!

And I have a special speaker announcement to make today.

Scott Meyers will be our featured speaker on “Self-Storage Investing: Proven Strategies for Success”

Scott will be speaking Thursday, February 22 at 4 pm.  And you definitely don’t want to miss his presentation.

You can go to www.midwestREIconference.com to get your tickets and find out more.

Jan 29, 2024

Many real estate investors prefer to be passive and avoid the many responsibilities of owning and managing properties. You can do this by becoming a limited partner in a syndication, which affords you the tax benefits and profit participation of owning real estate, without the headaches of actually taking care of the investment.

But investing in a syndication as a limited partner can be a daunting task. How do you know if you can trust the operator, understand the asset class, or even make a profit when all is said and done.

My guest today advises limited partners on existing and future investments, and today he’s going to help us understand how to properly vet LP investments in the grand scheme of our portfolios.

Aleksey Chernobelskiy has underwritten and overseen $10 billion in commercial real estate portfolios in his previous position with STORE Capital.

Lately, Aleksey has had many conversations with limited partner investors who are receiving capital calls from their sponsors. We’re going to discuss how he advises his clients to respond.

Find out more:

https://lplessons.substack.com/p/top-15-syndication-mistakes

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chernobelskiy/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/chernobelskiy

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Jan 25, 2024

We have a special speaker announcement for our 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

This is The Must-Attend Two-Day event for Real Estate Investors at all levels!

And I have a special speaker announcement to make today.

Jonathan Mast will be our featured speaker on Artificial Intelligence and his topic will be “Smart Investing:  Maximizing AI’s impact on Short-Term Vacation Rental Investing”

Jonathan will be a featured speaker on Thursday, February 22 at 9 am.  He’ll also be presenting earlier that morning at 8am on “AI for Housing Providers and Investors”

Come get your double-shot of AI that morning with Jonathan!

You can go to www.midwestREIconference.com to get your tickets and find out more.

Jan 22, 2024

Rod Khleif is back on the show today. For those of you who don’t know Rod, he owns multiple businesses, he’s a philanthropist, and he’s passionate about multifamily real estate, business, high performance strategies, and giving back.

Rod owns over 2,000 properties and has an incredibly popular multifamily bootcamp and podcast.

Today Rod shares his outlook on multifamily investing in 2024. Even though he’s expecting more distress, he’s also looking for incredible opportunities.

During the Great Recession Rod lost over $50 million dollars, and he’s going to highlight the specific steps he took to get it all back – and more. These are lessons that everyone can benefit from and put into action right away.

Find out more:

www.rodslinks.com

Website: http://Rodkhleif.com

LinkedIn: Rod Khleif - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rodkhleif/

Twitter: @RodKhleif - https://twitter.com/RodKhleif

Instagram: @Rod_Khleif - https://www.instagram.com/rod_khleif/

Facebook: Rod Khleif Official - https://www.facebook.com/rodkhleifofficial/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/RodKhleif

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Jan 18, 2024

We have a special speaker announcement for our 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Devos Place conference center.

This is The Must-Attend Two-Day event for Real Estate Investors at all levels!

And I have a special speaker announcement to make today.

Adrian Smude will be our featured speaker on “Wheels of Fortune—Cashing in on Mobile Home Investing”

Adrian will be speaking Thursday, February 22 at 10:30 am.  And you definitely don’t want to miss his presentation.

You can go to www.midwestREIconference.com to get your tickets and find out more.

Jan 15, 2024

My guests today have developed their own unique systems and formulas for investing in multifamily, and today they’re going to discuss joint ventures vs. syndications, the three core roles of multifamily investing, and their five cornerstones of a thriving multifamily business.

Jen and Stacy Conkey have over two decades of investment experience and are the founders of Remote Multifamily Investing Academy. They’re also co-authors of the book “Multifamily Freedom Hacking” which is available on Amazon. 

Jen is also an NLP Master Practitioner and business strategist, and she’ll be sharing her fascinating insights on neuro-linguistic programming and how you can leverage NLP as a real estate investor.

Find out more:

YouTube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/c/MultiFamilyRealEstateInvesting

Facebook - Jen Conkey:

https://www.facebook.com/jennifer.conkey

Facebook - Stacy Rose Conkey:

https://www.facebook.com/stacy.conkey

Live Events: www.wowcon.com

Website: www.rmfiacademy.com

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Jan 11, 2024

We have a special speaker announcement for our 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd here in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the DeVos Place conference center.

This is the must-attend two-day event for real estate investors at all levels!

And I have a special speaker announcement to make today.

BiggerPockets contributor Alex Jarbo will be our featured speaker on “The Future of Hospitality Management in the Short-Term and Vacation Rental Space” on Thursday, February 22nd at 1:30pm.

Alex will also be speaking on a panel that same morning at 8:00am on how to “Elevate Your Portfolio with Boutique Hotels & Resorts”.

You can go to www.midwestREIconference.com to get your tickets and find out more.

Jan 8, 2024

Over the past nine years Mike Mannino has built a business that flipped over 80 houses. By the age of 30, Mike had built a portfolio of over 60 rentals. He’s also created multiple companies that generate over $1 million per year in revenue.

Today Mike shares his strategies and secrets that have put him among the top 1% of income earners in the real estate industry.

We discuss the systems and teams he’s put in place to operate his businesses so he can work as little as possible, how he differentiates his company by directly marketing to sellers, as well as his parallel tract of investing in multifamily properties.

Mike’s big ‘why’ in the beginning was to help his dad retire by the age of 60. Did he get there? Listen to this episode to find out!

Find out more:

www.REWBuilders.com

Free Resources: How to Fix and Flip a House For $55K Profit Step-By-Step - www.55KDeal.com

How to Make $175,000 On A Deal (Apartment Or Self Storage) You Don't Want - www.175KDeal.com

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Jan 4, 2024

We have a special speaker announcement for our 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference, which is being held this February 22nd through 23rd in Grand Rapids, Michigan at DeVos Place.

Anthony Chara will be one of our featured speakers, presenting on Building Generational Wealth: Increase Wealth Exponentially with Multifamily Properties.

Anthony will be speaking Friday, February 23 at 10:30 am. He’ll also be a guest on our apartment investing panel at 8am that same morning where we’ll be discussing how to scale your investment strategies with apartments.

This is THE must-attend two-day event for real estate investors at all levels!

You can go to www.midwestREIconference.com to get your tickets and find out more.

Jan 1, 2024

Happy New Year everyone! It’s January 1st and we have a huge announcement to make about the RPOA’s 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference.

Just like in past years it will take place this February in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and it’s a must-attend for real estate investors at every level.

But we’re also changing it up a bit to make it even more impactful and exciting, so I’ve invited Kathy Bartnick from the RPOA here today to help share the news.

Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference - February 22-23, 2024 | Downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan at Devos Place

Find out more:

https://www.midwestreiconference.com

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Dec 25, 2023

No one ever wants or expects to find themselves in a lawsuit, but when you’re a real estate investor, it’s always something you need to protect yourself against.

My guest today is a real estate investor and asset protection attorney, and he shares his asset protection techniques for real estate investors and discuss how you can become the CEO of your own wealth building company.

Scott Royal Smith is the Founder and CEO of Royal Legal Solutions, offering tax, business, and legal strategies to clients in the U.S. and Canada. Today Scott discusses the importance of having the right insurance, asset protection, estate planning, and tax structure in your business.

Find out more:

Website: https://royallegalsolutions.com/partners-brian-hamrick

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/RoyalLegalSolutions

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Dec 21, 2023

Meet our new RPOA Executive Director Erika Farley!

In this end-of-the year holiday message, Erika will introduce herself and discuss the RPOA's success in pushing back on several bills at the state and local level.

Erika shares the update on lead testing in the city of Grand Rapids, as well as the slate of housing and tenant's rights bills that were rolling through the legislature earlier this year.

Plus, you can still get the early bird discount on the 2024 Midwest Real Estate Investor Conference. This is a must-attend two-day event for real estate investors at all levels happening February 22-23, 2024 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Register now and get an early bird discount at midwestreiconference.com!

Dec 18, 2023

My guest today has over 42 years of experience in industrial real estate, and the lessons he’s learned during that period are very timely in today’s high-interest rate environment. His experiences especially during the Great Recession have informed his investment approach to be hyper-conservative.

Joel Friedland has secured over 2,000 industrial property leases and sales, totaling over $250 million in acquisitions. He’s raised over $150 million in private capital, and most impressively, he structures most of his syndications without any debt.

Today Joel reveals the secrets to his successful industrial portfolio, shares the difficulty he went through during the Great Recession, and discusses the lessons he learned that led him to buy properties with little to no debt.

Find out more:

Email: joel@britproperties.com

Website: britproperties.com

Instagram: @investingwithjoel 

YouTube: @britproperties 

LinkedIn: Brit Properties

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Dec 11, 2023

If you’re looking to gain insight into the current state of renting and tenant habits, it helps to have lots of quality data at your disposal.

My guest today has access to that type of data through his tech company that helps property owners manage tens of thousands of rental units across the U.S. including hundreds of millions in annual rent payments.

Vikas Gupta is the CEO of Azibo, an online platform that provides an easy way to collect rent, manage finances, and find tenants. Vikas is going to share insight from Azibo’s data findings, the lingering gaps he sees in data collection for commercial real estate, and his point-of-view on the real estate market.

Find out more:

www.azibo.com

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Dec 4, 2023

We’re hearing a lot in the media about impending doom in the commercial real estate market. Should we be bracing ourselves for a repeat of 2008 and 2009?

You might have seen Paul Moore’s recent BiggerPockets article titled "What’s Really Behind the Slew of Recent Commercial Failures", in which he urges us not to overgeneralize the term ‘commercial real estate’, and instead recognize that there are many asset classes in many locations, and many of them will be just fine.

I’ve invited Paul back to the show to share his perspective on whether we should be bracing ourselves for a commercial real estate crash, and what he’s hearing from his network on where the distress really exists.

Paul is the founder and managing partner of Wellings Capital, and a best-selling author on multifamily and self-storage.

Find out more:

www.wellingscapital.com

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Nov 27, 2023

Owning waterfront property is the dream of many real estate investors.  But buying and selling waterfront property is very different than your typical real estate transaction.

Tia Lilly is the founder of Property Cape Cod Real Estate.  Tia is a seasoned real estate professional with almost two decades of experience specializing in all types of waterfront properties on Cape Cod, including waterfront, water view, lake/pond, riverfront, and beachfront properties. She understands that selling a waterfront property differs from a traditional home sale, but this fact is not widely known.

Today, Tia is going to walk us through all the things we need to consider when it comes to buying or selling waterfront property.  We’ll also discuss her methods of valuing a property, and what vacation rental investors need to consider in order to be profitable.

Find out more:

Tia Lilly 508-280-5728

tia@propertycapecod.com

https://propertycapecod.com/podcast-offer/

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Nov 20, 2023

One of the hottest real estate asset classes right now is industrial.  On the surface, industrial investment sounds great – you have a few tenants who pay their rent, all the bills, and sometimes even the property tax. But is it as easy as that?

My guest today believes that Industrial is the hidden ATM of real estate investing.

Shannon Robnett is a real estate developer with a principal focus on multifamily and industrial real estate in the greater Boise, Idaho area. He’s been in this market for over 27 years, he’s a 2nd generation builder and developer, and has been involved in over $425 million of construction projects.

Today Shannon breaks down the numbers and reasons why Industrial is such a strong asset class. You’ll learn what type he builds, the tenants he prefers, and the types of financing he uses.

Find out more:

Website: https://shannonrobnett.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonrobnett/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shannonrayrobnett/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shannon.robnett.1

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

Nov 13, 2023

There’s a lot of speculation right now about the state of the real estate market and the outlook for multifamily apartments. Will we see a steep drop in value, or will sales pick back up once interest rates stabilize? And what direction will we see rents go?

My guest today believes we will see a rise in demand for multifamily housing along with higher rents. As a builder, developer, and investor, he’s in a position to know.

Eric Garrett is the Founder and CEO of The Garret Companies, ranked as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in America. Since 1999, Eric has owned, developed, and delivered over 73 projects in 17 states totaling over 16,000 units and in excess of $3.5 billion in valuation.

Today Eric discusses the type of apartment developments he builds, what he looks for in his site selection, and how he’s able to control costs by controlling his labor and material supply. Eric will also share why he believes the simple supply and demand equation will lead to higher rent increases.

Find out more:

https://www.thegarrettco.com/

Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.

https://www.livegreenlocal.com

And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and Medicare benefits.

https://www.rcbassociatesllc.com

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