BTM190: I Own A Completely Virtual Real Estate Business with Property Manager Edward O’Daniel

Edward O’Daniel, today’s guest, is a disabled Army Veteran that owns rental real estate and a property management company. Edward enjoy doing deals on cruise ships in the middle of the ocean but also enjoys adding value to new investors and property managers alike. So if you’re in the market for a property manager, learning to be one, or want to learn about the lifestyle design of our 4 hour work day guest, then this episode is for you.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Doing deals through networking with Agents & Investors
  • Edwards unique technique for new property management clients
  • Edwards favorite marketing and motivational podcasts
  • The deceptiveness of “turnkey” rentals
  • Edwards 4-hour daily work schedule
  • The low overhead in property management

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Edward’s Website

Recommended Book:

Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Listen to this book for free!

Lifestyle Design App:

Microsoft Teams

BTM188: 2022 CRE Tactics – Apartments, Self Storage & Data Centers with Terry Hale

Today’s guest, Terry Hale, is a commercial real estate rockstar with 20+ years experience in the industry. As an investor, Terry experienced the ups and downs of varying niches in the commercial space. Starting as an apartment investor, Terry abruptly realized that the self storage space was where he wanted to settle. It quickly proved to be one of the few asset classes that could produce in the worst of economy’s.

Today we discuss Terry’s transition to self storage, why he’s such a strong advocate for it and where he see’s commercial real estate going in the next few years. By the end of the episode, you will be crystal clear on the most important things you newbie investors to know and do when getting into apartments, self storage and data centers.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • How to calculate Cap Rate
  • Why Self Storage vs. Traditional Apartments in 2021?
  • Why Data Centers can be a sneaky lucrative asset class
  • How Attorney’s kill deals
  • Why talking to Brokers is the most powerful thing a newbie can do
  • Networking or Underwriting, what’s more important?
  • Terry’s 3 Prong approach for analyzing deals

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Terry’s Website

Recommended Book:

Think and Grow Rich Napoleon Hill

Listen to this book for free!

Lifestyle Design App:

Loopnet

BTM187: Inside Sales Agents, Facebook Ads & Negotiating Tactics for Investors with Gustavo Castro

Gustavo Castro, today’s guest, runs one of the largest inside sales teams for real estate in North America. They make about 50K outbound calls a day, set 100 appointments a day and have over 600 active real estate clients.

On today’s show Gus highlights the power of an ISA (inside sales agent) and how to best utilize one in today’s competitive economy. Gus also knows how to fill the front end of his sales funnel with facebook ads and close on the backend with great negotiating tactics – all on today’s episode.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Why become an entrepreneurial asset in someone else’s business
  • The power of asking yourself… ‘What’s the worst that could happen?’
  • The difference between a virtual assistant and inside sales agent
  • The future of phone marketing
  • Gustavo’s facebook lead generation strategy
  • Cost per lead vs cost per acquisition

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Gustavo’s Website

Recommended Book:

Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Listen to this book for free!

Lifestyle Design App:

Ring Central

BTM186: Lifestyle Design Virtual Deals with Australia Based Investor Alicia Jarrett

As a global real estate investor, Alicia Jarrett, today’s guest knows all about lifestyle design. Based in Australia, she’s been able to build her portfolio and flipping business in the U.S. with a virtual team doing (practically) all of the heavy lifting.

On today’s show, we cover a wide array of topics from the difference between investing in North America vs. Australia and other international countries to the team of realtors, contractors, title companies and virtual assistants that allow Alicia to do virtual deals from a yacht in Croatia or the snow in France. Over time her preference has went from flipping single family homes to flipping vacant land and we’ll dive into all of the details here on today’s show.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Australian Real Estate vs. U.S. Real Estate
  • The market cycles of the flipping business
  • Why land can be a more attractive investment
  • Effectively building a virtual team
  • How important the right realtor can be for your success
  • Contractors and Virtual Investors.. The good, bad and ugly

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Alicia’s Website

Recommended Book:

Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins

Listen to this book for free!

Lifestyle Design App:

Time Buddy – Time Zone App

BTM185: Using PropTech in Multifamily to Create Outsized Returns with Kent Ritter

On today’s show we are talking Technology & Real Estate and where those 2 worlds meet. Today’s guest is multifamily investor and entrepreneur, Kent Ritter.

Kent is a former management consultant, start-up owner, and corporate executive turned full-time real estate operator. After a massive exit from his healthcare technology start up, he turned his eyes (and capital) towards real estate. His technology background, coupled with real estate allowed Kent to use property technology to create outsized returns from acquiring and improving mismanaged, undercapitalized, and undervalued properties.

On the show, we discuss the advantage of forward thinking approaches and the role technology plays in Kent’s portfolio for creating greater returns on the properties that he repositions.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • The future of virtual leasing agents
  • How dynamic pricing adjusts can bolster your returns
  • (AI) Artificial Intelligence and Real Estate
  • How to vet new technologies
  • Kent’s take on the Miracle Morning
  • The advantages of buying smaller properties
  • What a conservative underwriter does and doesn’t look like

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Kent’s Website

Recommended Book:

Wheelbarrow Profits by Jake and Gino Barbaro

Best Ever Apartment Syndication by Joe Fairless

Listen to these book for free!

Lifestyle Design App:

Calendly Scheduling App