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The Real Estate Law Podcast

Welcome to The Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and the law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments. The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill, named one of Boston Magazine's Top Lawyers in 2021. Join Jason and Rory for entertaining and informative conversation about how and where the worlds of real estate and law intersect. The Real Estate Law Podcast is powered by NextHome Titletown Real Estate, Greater Boston's Progressive Real Estate Brokerage and Urban Village Legal, Massachusetts Real Estate Counsel serving savvy property owners, lenders, and investors.

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Real Estate Intelligence From the Ground Up with #1 Real Estate Team Leader Jas Takhar
We have a dynamic episode with CEO, real estate broker, podcast host, and all-around great guy Jas Takhar, a Toronto native who has been in the sales and service industry for over 26 years. Jas is a beacon of positivity and his optimism and enthusiasm explodes through the speakers!Jas leads through education and is a prolific content factory! He's quick with words, and his slickly-produced digital content is filled with gems of advice. He's a definite "must-follow" if you haven't done so already!With 50 realtors and 11 support staff, Jas founded REC Canada, and advises and assists hundred of buyers, sellers, and investors yearly across the Greater Toronto Area, resulting in a total of over $2.1B in transactions. For over 5 years, Jas has successfully kept his team top 3 in the country.An expert in helping investors build out their real estate portfolios and host of one of the top business podcasts in North America – The Jas Takhar Podcast – Jas founded his own media company, From The Ground Up Media in 2021, where he helps other real estate agents produce quality content. In this episode, we discussed:- Allowing yourself permission to be yourself is the key to success.- Speaking from the heart and giving a glimpse behind the curtain.- The Canadian moratorium against international investors.- Comparing supply issues in Toronto with New York and Boston.- Picking markets and asset classes that the big REITs are investing in- How Jas gravitated to producing podcasts many years ago- Repurposing content and publishing 10-12 pieces every day- Giving yourself permission to be yourselfWhere to find Jas online:REC Canada - https://www.reccanada.com/From the Ground Up Media - https://www.ftgumedia.com/Jas Takhar Website - https://jastakhar.ca/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/jastakhar13/TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@jastakharJas Takhar Podcast - https://jastakhar.tv/catalogiOS App - https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/jas-takhar/id1621091439Google Play App - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=tv.uscreen.jastakharJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #financialindependence #financialfreedom #realestatemarketing #buildyourbrand #torontorealestate_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
38:29 10/04/2022
Essential Short-Term Rental Advice from The Host Coach with Airbnb Superhost Culin Tate
We're talking short-term rentals in this episode! Meet Culin Tate, a serial entrepreneur, owner and host of nine Airbnb properties, short-term rental coach, author of Host Coach, and Airbnb ambassador.His mission is to share his experiences and knowledge of specific tools, software, and systems that will turn your short-term rentals from being a "hobby" into a legitimate business.Get an inside look into the tools and systems that Culin has implemented, and scale your short-term rental business into a life of financial freedom by starting to live your "why." Most of Culin's properties are in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Central Virginia. The first one that he purchased is a condo on Turks and Caicos, and we discuss the differences of mountain and beach markets, and why he continues to operate in the Caribbean as a break-even.If you're in that 2-4 Airbnb homes and you're thinking that you can accelerate that into a larger portfolio, or if you're just trying to figure out how to land and launch that first place, this episode will give you plenty of knowledge and confidence.Things we discussed during this episode:- Buying turnkey properties versus fixer-upper Airbnbs.- Why you should think about Airbnb as a search engine.- Utilizing a dynamic pricing tool such as PriceLabs- Implementing an automated messaging system such as Hospitable- Why you should spend a fair amount of time staying in your listing yourself.- Using technology and short-term rental automation.- What are the benefits of having a short term rental business?- What is Airbnb arbitrage? What is co-hosting?- Hacking the Airbnb algorithm for listing placement and success- How do you know when an Airbnb market is too saturated?- How do you properly vet Airbnb guests? What criteria are you looking at?- Using a market analysis tool such as AirDNA- When to know that a market is oversaturated- Why to focus on secondary markets or properties outside primary markets- Market regulations and having a Plan B for each propertyWhere to find Culin online:HostCoach Website - https://www.hostcoach.co/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/host_coach/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/HostCoachLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/culintate/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #airbnb #financialindependence #financialfreedom #str #shorttermrentals #superhost #airbnbtips #pricelabs #hospitable #strregulations #airdna #cohosting_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond thSupport the show
46:43 09/27/2022
Negotiate with Confidence and Empathy with Real Estate Coach Eirik Davey-Gislason
We are talking all about negotiation tactics with Eirik Davey-Gislason, a Negotiation Expert, Instructor, Coach, and Real Estate Professional out of New York City.Eirik's expertise and experience in collaborative negotiation, deal management, and conflict resolution, as well as his industry knowledge and reputation as both a Sales Director and Agent, have earned Eirik a unique and valuable perspective, skill set and resume.  As a writer and author of the real estate blogs, Unreal Estate and Growing the Pie, Eirik educates the industry and public on various aspects of negotiation best practices and the real estate market. He has been featured and quoted in articles in The New York Times, Curbed and Brick Underground.The most dangerous negotiation is the one that you don't know that you're in!Learn how to negotiate with confidence and empathy during this episode.In this episode, we discussed:- What questions should you ask during a negotiation?- What points can be negotiated during a real estate transaction?- The importance of levity and personality when making personal connections.- Understanding value proposition, persuasion, and empathy.- Why it's important to be ceaselessly curious during a negotiation.- Asking open-ended versus closed-ended questions.- Using hypothetical and speculative questions to your advantage.- Finding your way to the Zone of Possible Agreement.- What is the Contrast Principle and how should you use it?- When (and when not) to use email and text messages during a negotiation.- Using the uniqueness principle and the scarcity principle.  Fun fact - and we verified this - according to Eirik's LinkedIn, he won World's Best Dad in 7 of 10 years from 2012-2021 (2016, 2018, and 2021 must have been off years for him!)Where to find Eirik online:Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/eiriktheexpert/YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcXsZJE5J7lL95uUIzdyyewLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eirikgislason/Real Estate Negotiation Institute - https://thereni.com/agents/eirik-davey-gislason/Website - https://eirikgislason.com/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #negotiationtactics #financialindependence #negotiation #financialfreedom #negotiating #newyorkrealestate #howtonegotiate #negotiationskills _____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
55:49 09/20/2022
Celebrities, VIPs, and High-End Clients with Property Wealth Expert Nathaniel Pitchon-Getzels
Our guest on this episode is Los Angeles real estate agent to the rich and famous, Nathaniel Pitchon-GetzelsNathaniel is a top ranking real estate professional in California, specializing in luxury and unique properties, and has run a group of agents for over a decade.Nathaniel is a podcast host, expert witness, property wealth advisor, and specialist in fractional ownership.We take a deep dive into the luxury real estate market in Los Angeles, and learn the secrets as to how Nathaniel builds  his book of business of rich and famous clients!In this episode, we discussed:- What’s it like selling real estate to the rich and famous?- What does it take to land celebrity clients?- Building a collaborative real estate team- Why Nathaniel requires all agent applicants to read a book!- Population trends and the effect on the California real estate market. - How to work with luxury clients in a way that is different from other segments,- Secrets that your real estate agent didn't tell you!- Short-term rentals and why you should hire a property manager for your STR- Nathaniel's work with HouzLet (which he described as "like Airbnb meets Zillow, and they had a really pretty baby that is way better than those two companies")Where to find Nathaniel online:Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/getzelsgroup/TikTok - https://www.tiktok.com/@nathanielgetzelsFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/CalabasasHomes.GetzelshomesLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/getzelshomes/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #celebriterealestate #californiarealestate #sellingtothestars #luxuryrealestate #losangelerealestate #larealestate #californiahomes #larealestateagent #larealtor #shorttermrentals #airbnb #strs _____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
42:29 09/13/2022
Travelling the Globe and Property FAQs with UK Real Estate Expert Rob Smallbone
We are flying across the pond for this episode, and speaking with real estate investor and podcast host Rob Smallbone from the United Kingdom.Rob hosts The Property Nomads Podcast, and covers an interesting mix of real estate, business, and travel topics. He's been in real estate since 2016 and is a wealth of information.Things sound remarkably similar to why people invest in real estate in England compared to why people invest in the US - to build long-term wealth, achieve financial freedom, and for cash flow.Right off the bat, we learned a few things:- In the UK, real estate is more commonly referred to as "property"- Interest-only mortgages are common in England.An avid football fan - both "soccer" and "American Football" - Rob follows Liverpool FC and the New York Jets (editor's note - 1 out of 2 isn't bad!)Believe it or not, hearing Rob peel back the layers of problems with the New York Jets - and how they have made strides to improve those problems during this past offseason - begets how Rob approaches his real estate investing: with logic and understanding the "why" instead of just the "what."In this episode, we discussed:- What's happening in UK real estate investing- The genesis of Rob's idea to invest in real estate- Why Rob is focusing on purchasing property in the North of England- Why letting agents are a good investment for remote property management- How time freedom eliminates many everyday stresses- Interest-only loans (which are not uncommon in the UK)- Investing for cash flow vs. investing for appreciationWhere to find Rob online:Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thepropertynomadspodcast/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ThePropertyNomadsPodcastWebsite - https://tpnpodcast.com/Buy To Let: How To Get Started - https://amzn.to/3genjle101 Top Property Tips - https://amzn.to/2NxuAQLProperty FAQ’s - https://amzn.to/3MWfcL4Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #timefreedom #financialindependence #ukrealestate #financialfreedom #cashflow #investments #buytolet #propertyinvesting #propertyfaqs #propertynomads #propertytips #ukproperty_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
44:54 09/06/2022
Overcome Analysis Paralysis and 10x Your Time Freedom with Axel Meierhoefer
Another excellent conversation about financial independence and reclaiming your time. We're excited to host Axel Meierhoefer, Founder of Ideal Wealth Grower.Axel is a PhD who is a multi-country veteran, having flown for a couple decades in the United States and German Air Forces. When Axel reached the officer level, he found himself moving around every few years, which meant that he was not usually a prime candidate for on-base housing. That caused Axel to look within the local communities for real estate to purchase. He ended up landing a property with a 7/1 ARM (which others thought he was nuts to utilize), which remains one of his best deals ever!In 2005, Axel started his first company, focusing on consulting, employee skill development, and program management. As a business owner, he began thinking about applying profits towards retirement, and his research indicated that owning tangible assets would be the best way.Now, Axel teaches people how to accelerate their pathways toward financial freedom!On this episode, we discussed:- How Axel transitioned from the German to US Air Force- How a career in the military led to a career in financial coaching- The influence of Arnold Schwarzenegger on Axel's discovering real estate investing- Getting over analysis paralysis and taking the  first step toward passive income- Why residential real estate investing is a good plan for your money- How to earn money using investing with turnkey property providers- Reaching your Time Freedom Point- Why Axel is a proponent of tokenized real estate investing.- Working with mentoring clients to buy their first investment properties, and others to build their existing portfolios- Why to consider ARMs and Interest-only mortgages today.Get in touch with Axel:Ideal Wealth Grower website - https://idealwealthgrower.com/Mindset Manual - https://idealwealthgrower.com/free/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/idealwealthgrower/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/idealwealthgrower/LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/ideal-wealth-grower/YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvZRy6092XyFWW9bhCbIt4QJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #timefreedom #financialindependence #tokenizedrealestate #financialfreedom #cashflow #investments #quityourjob #passiveincome _____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwSupport the show
60:38 08/30/2022
Entrepreneurship and Surviving Corporate America with Real Estate Investor Luke Andrews
Meet real estate entrepreneur Luke Andrews and hear how he escaped Corporate America with the help of his wife, who was already in the real estate space and coaxed him into getting a real estate license so he could help her with showings on his way home from W-2 World!Besides building and leading a team of over 20 agents, Luke has purchased and sold nearly 40 properties for himself during the past 5 years, and he hit that goal just months before turning 40 years old.A skilled negotiator, Luke is an experienced mentor and trainer who loves working with brand new sales professionals, helping them scale quickly and crush their goals.Luke is native to the Louisville area, and after graduating from WKU and spending several years in Denver, Luke and his family returned home to Kentucky, closer to family and taking his real estate investment knowledge to his brokerage, RE/MAX Premier PropertiesThings we discussed in this episode:- How Luke transitioned from a corporate W-2 job into real estate- Working with your spouse - what that's like!- How to switch from work mode to family mode when you're working with your wife- Training and mentoring new agents by focusing on outcomes- Debating the reasons for / against real estate investors getting their real estate licenses- Why it's a great idea for real estate agents to find investor clients- Buying for appreciation versus buying for cash flow- Building a team of real estate agents and what goes into a successful agent- The importance of your sphere of influence- Referral fee leads - here to stay?- Why effective communication is the key to success Get in touch with Luke:LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/salesandnegotiationcoach/Website - https://lukeandrews.teachable.com/Email - luke@lukeandrews.us10 Investor Mistakes - https://10investormistakes.com/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateagent #financialindependence #financialfreedom #cashflow #investments #quityourjob #passiveincome #workingwithaspouse #kentuckyrealestate #buildingateam_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
44:44 08/23/2022
Accelerate Your Real Estate Wealth with Dealmaker Casey Brown from CashFlow Pro
In this episode, we're speaking with Casey Brown, host of CashFlow Pro and the CEO of 3000 Capital, a private equity firm that specializes in placement of individual investor funds into commercial real estate opportunities, acting as a "fund of funds."Learn how  regular people (non-institutional investors) can capitalize on commercial real estate deals that have traditionally been reserved for institutional investors.At 3000 Capital, Casey works with accredited investors and earns them preferred returns at smaller investment levels by being the one personally vetting investment projects, pooling funds in order to purchase Class A shares, and then managing the individual investors.Since May of 2007, Casey has been involved in over 400 real estate transactions totaling close to $500,000,000 in sales.   Casey is a bourbon lover - a man of our own heart - and we can't wait to take a trip south and join him along the Bourbon Trail to hear the stories behind the distilleries there!Things we discussed in this episode:- Why Casey moved back home from Colorado to Western Kentucky- The value of local marketing and the value of being well-known within the community - Advice for agents who came of age in this industry when complacency was the norm- The significance of setting proper expectations with clients- How do you break out of your old habits, even the good ones that served you well in the past, and just be more agile investor?- Accredited vs. Non-accredited investors.- The types of investors who might be ready for an investment with 3000 Capital- What being a fund of funds means- The importance of teaching financial literacy in schools Get in touch with Casey:CashFlow Pro website - https://www.cashflow.pro3000 Capital - https://www.3000capital.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/cash_flowpro/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateagent #financialindependence #financialfreedom #cashflow #investments #quityourjob #passiveincome #accreditedinvestor #fundoffunds #financialliteracy #cashflow_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
44:54 08/16/2022
Winning Deals in Heels on Airbnb with Real Estate Investor Nancy Wallace-Laabs
We're talking about short-term rentals, recession proofing your investing, how to "read" the Airbnb market, and how to pivot to strategies that work with real estate investor, best selling author, national speaker, and real estate coach Nancy Wallace-Laabs.Nancy is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Texas. She has more than 15 years of real estate investing experience, owns several rental properties, and has been a property manager for more than 12 years in North DFW area.She has written two books - “Winning Deals in Heels” and “Let Me Ask You This” - and a step-by-step manual called The Profitable Landlord System for anyone who is looking for a straight forward, no nonsense approach to finding, funding, and managing single family properties.Nancy focuses on learning the real estate strategies for any market, including flipping, wholesaling, owner finance and starting an Airbnb business.  She has also built a private money network to help fund her real estate deals.In this episode, we spoke extensively about short-term rental investing, some of the successes and troubles that she has encountered with her of investments in Texas.Hear how Nancy seized an opportunity to cash in on her property in Arizona while taking a massive risk by moving to Texas without her next steps in place. Soon afterward, she found herself in the world of property management after convincing her future business partner to hire her for a month with zero pay in order to learn the business.Things we discussed in this episode:- Recession-proofing your short-term rentals - How Nancy's career in property management has helped scale her short-term rentals- Why short-term rentals are essentially a customer service business- The importance of having multiple exit strategies when you purchase a property- Regulatory risks for short-term rentals and how to plan accordingly- Why being a good neighbor is key to short-term rental ownership- VRBO and Airbnb platform tips and tricks - Having good insurance for your short-term rental- The humanity behind the bookings, and why people choose to get away Fun fact - before Nancy's successful career in real estate, she was a blood bank manager, and could talk quite extensively on that subject!Get in touch with Nancy:Website - https://www.nancywallacelaabs.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/winningdealsinheelsInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/nancywallacelaabsFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/kbnhomesllc/LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/nancywallacelaabs/ Inspire Conference - https://winningdealsinheels.com/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateagent #financialindependence #financialfreedom #cashflow #investments #quityourjob #passiveincome #airbnb #vrbo #shorttermrentals #womeninrealestate #propertymanagement #strs #strsuccess #womeninvestors #airbnbtipsSupport the show
49:32 08/09/2022
5 Steps to Buying a House for the Price of a Car with Real Estate Finance Coach Pam Hill
We are speaking with business coach Pam Hill about how new investors can buy a house for the price of a car, and scale a small business by applying the Fortune 500 operational and finance concepts.Pam is a Harvard and Dartmouth-educated entrepreneur and CEO of a multi-million dollar real estate company. She's a business and money expert, a former Fortune-500 executive, and the founder of My Smart Cousin.She's also fluent in both Chinese and Spanish and tells us about the impressive back story as to how that happened!Pam's primary goal is to help Black and Brown people, and especially women, understand their money, increase their accountability, and build generational wealth.We learned about where to discover these homes, how to finance them, and the best geographic locations for these properties, either as an investment or as an owner-occupied home.Things we discussed in this episode:- How Pam discovered real estate investing - The value of focusing on local markets- Self-managing a portfolio of 25 properties and 31 units.- Her strategy of hiring property managers and general contractors, indirectly learning from them, and then taking on those responsibilities herself- Being a mentor to new real estate investors of all ages - Having financial conversations around the dinner table- Holding on to generational wealth- The steps and the math to searching for a house for the price of a car. - Understanding what "lottery ticket value" of real estate means. Get in touch with Pam:Website - https://mysmartcousin.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mysmartcousin/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/MySmartCousinEmail - info@mysmartcousin.comJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#bostonrealestate #realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #financialcoaching #generationalwealth #financialconversations #realestaterookie #financialindependence #financialfreedom #blackwealth #financialtips____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
39:59 08/02/2022
SEO Secrets for Real Estate Pros with Content Marketing Expert Alison Ver Halen
An excellent discussion on SEO for real estate professionals and developing useful and searchable content is ahead on this episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast.We went right to the expert, and are speaking with content marketer, SEO strategist, author, and professional speaker Alison Ver Halen!Alison is the founder and CEO of AV Writing Services, LLC, which provides content marketing and SEO strategy services to other professional service providers, including realtors and attorneys.Alison's mission is to help clients improve their brand's authority and online visibility using a combination of engaging content and tried-and-true SEO techniques.Things we discussed in this episode:- Why do small businesses need to have a good content marketing plan?- How can blogging be a great way for realtors and attorneys to position themselves as thought leaders and stand out from the crowd.- Drawing high-quality leads into a business website- Why writing for professional services is still important in a video-heavy world- Using good keyword-rich text to help your videos rank well on Google- Recommendations for real estate agents to make their content SEO-friendly- How to plan a blog with strategy, consistency, and the right calls to action- How can people stay a little more focused and committed to content marketing plans?- Why repurposing older content is a smart idea- Generating original text content from audio and video content. Get in touch with Alison:AV Writing Services - https://avwritingservices.com/LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/alison-ver-halen/Twitter - https://twitter.com/AvWritingContent Marketing Made Easy - https://www.amazon.com/Content-Marketing-Made-Alison-Halen-ebook/dp/B09YL7K6XY/ref=sr_1_9Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#bostonrealestate #realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestatemarketing #seo #contentmarketing #videomarketing #blogging #performancemarketing____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
35:59 07/26/2022
The Fascinating Story of Eagle Hill Homes with Investors Samantha + Nick Riccio
We're super excited to welcome wife and husband team Sam + Nick Riccio onto the podcast - guests that we've wanted to have for quite some time!They are a power couple in the Boston real estate scene, making all the right moves. If you and your life partner are new to real estate investing and looking for inspiration on where to start, this episode is that motivation!Sam is a licensed general contractor, Nick is a mortgage broker, and together they own Eagle Hill Homes, which was born from a desire to create a better construction experience for homeowners, specifically with communication, transparency, and accountability from their contractors and trade partners.Although Eagle Hill Homes is their design-and-build business, working as real estate investors themselves and Nick's work as a mortgage broker really completes how vertically integrated their approach. Along with their client work, Sam + Nick have house hacked three times so far, currently owning seven units valued at almost $4 million, and showing no signs of slowing down.Listening to Sam + Nick talking - almost finishing each others' sentences - shows how in sync they are with their goals. They've spent many hours thinking through their decisions - from leaving their W-2 jobs to building their business - learning a ton along the way.Things we discussed in this episode:- The origins of Eagle Hill Homes- Why Sam + Nick decided to house hack in an expensive market such as Boston- Finding a passion in real estate investing during their teenage years- Both of them switching from their W-2 jobs at the same time- What it's like working with your spouse- How Sam is treated as a female general contractor- The importance of building replicable and scalable systems- How their traditionally-minded families reacted to launching this business- Building relationships with many different bureaucracies and municipalities- Thinking through where they want to be as people and as business owners Get in touch with Sam + Nick:Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/eaglehillhomesWebsite - https://www.eaglehillhomes.com/Apply for a loan with Nick - https://www.northpointe.com/home-lending/get-started/Nick-Riccio/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#bostonrealestate #mobilehomeinvesting #realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #generalcontractor #mortgagebroker #workingwithyourspouse #realestateinvesting #bostonrealestate #flippinghouses #brrrr #leavingyourw2job #financialfreedom #financialindependence #entrepreneurship #quityourjob #startabusiness ____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and Support the show
46:49 07/19/2022
Normalizing Black Wealth with Certified Financial Planner Jacqueline Schadeck
We have an amazing guest - Jacqueline Schadeck, a Certified Financial Planner from Atlanta.Fresh off of having hosted Black Equity Con in Miami, which featured 3,000 attendees, 50 Speakers, and 40 Breakout Sessions about entrepreneurship and financial growth, Jacqueline is host of the show Melanin Money.She's building a community of investors. She's all into education, and getting people financially free and on the right path, especially people of color.The net worth for the black community is set to be zero by the year 2053, a statistic discovered pre-pandemic. Her mission is to help people build their first million dollars of net worth, and create $100 million of new black net worth over the next 10 years.After witnessing her family fall victim to poor financial advice, losing an inheritance worth over $1 million after receiving poor financial advice, Jacqueline set out to be the go-to person for financial guidance. Things we discussed in this episode:- What motivated Jacqueline to become a financial professional- The importance of a financial team - CPA, CFP, and attorney- When should somebody seek out and hire a financial professional?- The origins of Melanin Money- Are smart investors lucky or just better prepared?- Jacqueline's free resources and paid courses, including her new offering to people interested in becoming successful digital financial advisors Fun fact - Jacqueline did Toastmasters when she first started out in an effort to overcome her natural introvertedness (Author's Note: it sure seems to have worked!)Get in touch with Jacqueline:Website - https://www.jacquelineplans.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/jacquelineplans/LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jacqueline-schadeck-cfp%C2%AE-awma%C2%AE-7151a8b7/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/jacqueline.schadeck.7The Melanin Money Show - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa1AU4m48UkKPGi1wK70AtgMelanin Money website - https://melaninmoney.com/Black Equity Con - https://blackequitycon.com/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateagent #financialindependence #financialfreedom #melaninmoney #blackwealth #financialplanning #financialadvisor #financialadvice #millennialmoney #financialprofessional #financialtips ____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond thSupport the show
38:17 07/12/2022
Learning About Real Estate Syndication with Multifamily Investor Kent Ritter
This week, we welcome Kent Ritter, CEO of Hudson Investing, to The Real Estate Law Podcast to discuss real estate syndication deals and why he's so passionate about helping others find their pathways toward financial independence.If you've heard other podcasts where people discuss real estate syndication, or you've been to real estate meetups with investors looking to raise capital, and always wondered about the inner working of those deals, this episode is a great starting point.Kent is a multifamily investor, the founder of the Indianapolis Multifamily Investor Meetup, and the host of the Ritter on Real Estate podcast, a weekly show featuring market insights and how to passively invest like a pro.His investment strategy focuses on a pretty specific niche, like 50 to 200 unit properties within the Midwest where he can add some value.Kent is on a mission to empower others to take control of their financial futures while making a positive social impact by providing modern, affordable housing to America's workforce.We shared some war stories with our past lives on the road in corporate America - hear how both Kent and Jason made their ways out of that grind and into pathways toward real estate investing and financial freedom.Things we discussed in this episode:- Midwestern hospitality and how demeanor differs from that of Northeasterners- Why he decided to launch his own podcast and what that has taught him- Kent's pivot away from a career on the road as a management consultant- Starting as a passive investor from 2015-2019 in other peoples' deals- Transitioning from being an investor in syndication deals, to becoming the one raising the capital for his own deals-  Why Kent believes that excellent communication with investors is critical- How much time an investor can expect to have capital invested in a deal Get in touch with Kent:Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ritteronrealestate/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RitteronRealEstateLinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kentritter/Website - https://www.kentritter.com/Ritter on Real Estate podcast - https://www.kentritter.com/podcast/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateagent #financialindependence #financialfreedom #cashflow #investments #multifamily #apartmentinvesting #entrepreneurship #multifamilyinvesting #quityourjob #passiveincome #realestatesyndication  _____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork Support the show
49:01 07/05/2022
Climbing Mountains and Identifying Opportunities with Real Estate Investor Dan Haberkost
We're talking with a young investor who is making an excellent living investing in a mixture of new development, land, and long term buy and hold properties.Meet Dan Haberkost! Dan's goal is to build a real estate business and portfolio that allows him the freedom to live and work wherever he wants. Check out his Instagram, and it's all photos of his projects, the mountains, and the beach. Snowboarding, surfing, hiking, and mountain biking - what a life!Dan's early start came when, as a high schooler, he managed a portfolio of properties for his employer at the time. He learned, listened, and studied what he saw, allowing him to shorten the learning curve and make an enormous amount of progress in just a few years.After driving west to visit his brother, Dan quit his job in 2018, moved to Colorado, and never looked back!Learn about buying and selling vacant lots, infill lots, and what to do when a municipal situation changes drastically (such as what happened to Dan in Pueblo West when the town stopped granting permits to build due to a lack of water!)Things we discussed in this episode:- How Dan became interested in real estate investing- Building a network in a brand new town without knowing anyone- What lessons Dan learned from early mentors- How did Dan translate his motivation into replicable systems?- What Dan learned during Brent Bowers' Land Sharks class (see episode 55)- Why Dan has pivoted his business from Colorado into Florida.- What is Dan's end game and hoping to accomplish in the long run? - Understanding the quiet title process- When Dan left his W-2 job and how that affected his ability to secure financingHere is a link to the fascinating story behind the Pueblo West community and the history of its origin - https://www.pueblowestmetro.com/322/HistoryGet in touch with Dan:Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/danhaberkost/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/dan.haberkost.3Website - https://danhaberkost.com/I Build Freedom - https://www.ibuildfreedom.com/r/aJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateagent #buyingland #puchasingland #taxlieninvesting #landinvesting #househacking #infilldevelopment #financialindependence #financialfreedom #coloradorealestate #floridarealestate _____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
42:34 06/28/2022
Becoming a Land Investment Tycoon with Land Shark Brent Bowers
How much have you thought about land deals as a means toward huge financial windfalls?That's what we're talking about in this episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!We went right to the expert - Army Veteran Brent Bowers, real estate investor, coach, and founder of The Land Sharks, where he teaches his students about buying and selling vacant land.Learn where Brent is investing in land, what value adds he brings with a different marketing approach, why he loves "in-fill" lots, the benefits to seller financing deals, and how he approaches a territory to farm, starting with one hot zip code within a county and expanding outward from there.Also hear how Brent started The Land Sharks, and what he learned first about giving away his systems and teaching for free created fewer successful students than when he started charging for his coaching program (hint - it's because people weren't taking action!)Things we discussed in this episode:- How Brent turned early failures in his real estate career into major success- Why Brent joined the Army and how that started him house hacking- What made Brent find land as a major part of his portfolio.- How wholesaling houses led Brent directly to purchasing land using a tax lien list- How does Brent  vet and value of the land that he purchases?- Why Brent started The Land Sharks and his 1-on-1 coaching- The importance of valuing one's time- How to get started reaching out to land owners- Why seller financing is the secret sauce behind land deals.Fun fact - we learned that Brent's own un-tech savvy, manual laborer father is also a student of his, now having completed over 50 land deals himself! Get in touch with Brent:The Land Sharks website - https://www.thelandsharks.com/Wholesaling Inc. Podcast - https://www.wholesalinginc.com/podcast/YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX4sxJwiz7ET7AKTXD9SA8AFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/brentlbowers1LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/brent1/Zech Buys Houses - https://www.zechbuyshouses.com/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateagent #landshark #wholesalinghouses #buyingland #puchasingland #taxlieninvesting #landinvesting #sellerfinancing  _____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
44:40 06/21/2022
Landing Clients in Unconventional Ways with Real Estate Agent Johnny Welsh
We're talking real estate and martinis in this episode!Johnny Welsh has worked parallel paths in real estate and mixology for the better part of two decades. Learn how these careers are connected, and how Johnny has been able to build a client base in unconventional ways!Originally from the Jersey Shore, the mountains of Colorado called Johnny many years ago (actually, it was his brother who called asking for some help building houses).Fast forward to today, and Johnny finds himself connecting a career behind the bar with one selling homes. He's funny, chatty, and the exact guy you'd want to encounter if you're looking for a great conversation (in english or in Italian) and a laugh or two.As Johnny points out - he did so well at Syracuse University that they kept him an extra year!As a real estate agent, Johnny helps many friends and family members find homes and properties to buy and sell in the gorgeous mountains of Colorado near Breckenridge and Vail.He is the author of multiple award-winning Paper Maps, No Apps: An Unplugged Travel Adventure. His first book, Weedgalized in Colorado, about the legalization of cannabis in Colorado, won two awards from Readers’ Favorite. Book number three was a best-seller upon release during the pandemic; Toilet Paper Crisis: Wipe Away Those Fears.Things we discussed in this episode:- Finding clients in unconventional ways- The value of having second jobs, volunteering, and being a great community member- How to build a local sphere of influence- How bartending is connected to building a client base- The Breckenridge / Vail real estate markets- Building credibility through "Help a Reporter Out"- Managing relationships when friends are also clientsHear how a major decision right after college between chiropractic school and working in a castle in Tuscany sent Johnny onto the path that he's on today!Get in touch with Johnny:Real Estate Website - https://realestateofthesummit.com/agents/johnny-welsh/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/johnnybartenderbooks/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/johnny.welsh.35/LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnny-welsh-89832b94/Personal Website - https://www.johnnywelsh.com/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateagent #networking #bartending #meetingpeople #buildingrelationships_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperworSupport the show
37:31 06/14/2022
Generating Motivated Seller Leads with Digital Marketing Pro Brandon Bateman
We have an awesome discussion about generating motivated seller leads with digital marketing expert, Brandon Bateman.Brandon Bateman is the CEO of Bateman Collective. He’s personally been involved in and managed projects totaling more than $100M of digital marketing spend.Digital Marketing requires lots of testing, logic, and trust. Brandon has spent more than 10,000 hours perfecting the process of generating motivated seller leads online using PPC, Facebook Ads, and SEO. He’s successfully generated leads in more than 100 markets across the United States.Learn what best practices separate Brandon's best clients from everyone else (hint - one of them will get you to re-evaluate using a virtual assistant to pre-qualify leads...) and how Brandon has taken the time to really understand his the culture and mindset differences within his clients' businesses, and how they handle the leads that he's in charge of generating on their behalf.Things we discussed in this episode:- How Brandon scaled his real estate marketing business with wholesalers- Working with The Bateman Collective and vetting potential clients- Self-managing digital marketing versus working with an expert- What are most investors doing wrong in digital marketing?- What channels make the most sense for someone getting started?- When should a real estate investor switch from self-managed to working with an agency?- The difference in quality between PPC leads and Facebook leads.- Understanding when a marketing system is broken as opposed to undergoing natural variability- The significance of consistency in marketing- Brandon's data-driven testing methodology- Why you should always be A/B testing and reacting to the data- How involved should you be with the agency's day-to-day decisions?- The benefits of data aggregation and applying findings to campaignsGet in touch with Brandon:Website - https://www.batemancollective.com/Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandon-batemanJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateinvestor #realestatemarketing #realestatemarketingtips #realestatewholesaler #realestatewholesaling #searchmarketing #ppc #digitalmarketing #digitalmarketingtips___________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
54:35 06/07/2022
52 - Becoming an Armchair Real Estate Millionaire with Investor Michael Dominguez
We're speaking with an excellent guest during this episode, with a story that is entirely relatable to people looking to make a change from their existing 9-5 careers into a pragmatic and patient real estate journey or for people looking for their first home and realizing that an investment property might be the right direction.Michael Dominguez, an award-winning sales representative at RE/MAX Jazz Inc. Brokerage and the founder of Doors to Wealth Real Estate Group, a team of realtors focused on educating and assisting people in residential real estate.One of the major and recurring lessons of this episode is that your first home should be thought of more as an investment opportunity than as a status symbol. No get rich quick, no crypto millions, no 1,000 doors in 24 months - we're talking about setting forward on reasonable pathway to financial freedom, and cautiously but consistently adding to a portfolio.Shortly after becoming a realtor in 2008, Michael purchased his first investment property, proceeding to add to his portfolio for 10 consecutive years.Michael is the author of Armchair Real Estate Millionaire - If You're Sitting There Anyway, You Might As Well Build Your Wealth.Things we discussed in this episode:- Pivoting from a corporate career at age 43 into real estate- Entering the real estate world during the sub-prime mortgage crisis- Building long-term wealth through real estate with ADUs- Picking ADU-friendly markets- How ADUs can improve affordable housing in municipalities- How first-time homebuyers should consider properties that can include ADUs- Should investors get a real estate license of their own?- Focusing on the "Hold" element of the Buy + Hold Strategy- Becoming a millionaire by investing in just three properties- The power of effective leveraging- Learning how to constantly re-evaluate your portfolio- Not looking toward the "forever home" as one's first home purchase- The value of who not how.Get in touch with Michael:Website - https://armchairrealestatemillionaire.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/armchair_wealth/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #realestateinvestor #careerchange #firsttimehomebuyer #buildingwealth #accessorydwellingunit___________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
54:30 05/31/2022
51 - Worst to First - Overcoming Obstacles with Attorney Eric Todd Johnson
We are speaking with attorney and author Eric Todd Johnson in this episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast.Eric is an experienced attorney who has confronted the challenges that arise in billion-dollar business deals and litigation.Eric learned from his experiences, taken his training and success as a lawyer, and condensed it into his new audiobook “Worst To First," teaching people how to win at the game of life by overcoming adversity.In this episode, we discussed:- Overcoming obstacles and finding success in your career- What does it take to jump from Worst to First?- How can a lower-performing salesperson move up the ranker?- What holds people back from their infinite potential?- The value of patience and avoiding conflict.- Overcoming the constant feeling of failure in a difficult market.- Eric's legal work connecting municipalities and businesses together. - The rewards available from high achievement and hard work.Get in touch with Eric:Website - https://erictoddjohnson.com/Email - eric@publicprivatelaw.netJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #worsttofirst #overcomingadversity #overcomingobstacles #avoidingconflict___________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
42:34 05/23/2022
50 - Manufacturing Money and Warehousing Wealth with Industrial Real Estate Expert Chad Griffiths
We've hit the big 5-0.... that's Episode 50 (we haven't quite hit that milestone with our age yet!) And we have an amazing guest and discussion for our golden anniversary episode.In this episode, we are speaking with Chad Griffiths, who specializes as an industrial real estate broker since 2005 and an investor since 2014.Admittedly, this is our first deep-dive on the subject of industrial real estate, and Chad taught us a ton about this asset class, a mystery to most single- and multi-family investors.Industrial real estate can be everything from a small 2,000 square foot warehouse that houses a specific type of product (seafood, for example) all the way up to 1 million+ square foot manufacturing facilities (such as Boeing's factory) or large warehouses (think every Amazon distribution center that you see off the interstate).Chad usually breaks industrial real estate into two main sub-categories:Manufacturing propertiesWarehousing propertiesMiscellaneous properties (also known as Flex properties)Things we discussed in this episode:- How Chad discovered industrial real estate- The general lack of resources for education on the space compared to residential- What exactly is industrial real estate?- Who should invest in the industrial real estate space (think patient and long-term)- How labor intensive is being an industrial real estate landlord?- The versatility of industrial real estate spaces- How does an investor finance an industrial property?- Vacancy risks for industrial space- How are the returns on investment?- What should a new investor do before buying industrial real estate?- Why you should always look at properties as though they were vacant- Advice for agents interested in going into the industrial spaceGet in touch with Chad:Website - https://industrialize.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/chadgriffithsire/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ChadGriffithsIRELinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/chadgriffiths/Twitter - https://twitter.com/ChadGriffithsYouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/ChadGriffithsCREJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #industrialrealestate #commercialrealestate #warehouses #industrialrealestateagent #supplychain #warehousing #manufacturing #flexproperties #industrialpark___________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courSupport the show
58:17 05/17/2022
49 - Promoting Safety and Preventing Violence with Osso Safe Founder Sabrina Osso
In this episode, we are speaking about a sensitive topic, but an extremely important one. Being a landlord requires a responsibility to provide a safe home for your tenants.Safety extends beyond the roof, front doors, windows, and heating system.How do you make sure that your tenants are not abusive toward one another?Our guest Sabrina Osso, Founder and CEO of OSSO SAFE, thinks that she has an excellent solution. Her belief is that by combining education, mental health, and technology, landlords and her clients can save lives and improve their bottom lines. Sabrina is a TEDx Speaker, Real Estate Agent, and Consultant on promoting safety and preventing violence in the workplace, schools, and in places of residence. She's also a professional dancer and teacher, who uses her performance abilities to educate on the subject. In this episode, we discussed:- How and why Sabrina developed Osso Safe- The importance of safety in one's home- Putting safety at the forefront of a residential experience- How to achieve an Osso Safe certification- The components of the Osso Safe Home Sweet Home package- Abuse within a household, the current system, and how Osso Safe can change that- Advice for landlords in keeping their properties safe from abuse among tenants Get in touch with Sabrina:Website - https://www.ossosafe.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ossosafe/LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sabrina-osso-36b89475/Email - Sabrina@OssoSafe.ComJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #safetyathome #safeliving #violenceathome #protectingyourtenants #tenantsafety___________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
40:59 05/10/2022
48 - Financial Independence One Acre at a Time Inspiring Real Estate Stories with Author Kendra Barnes
Meet Kendra Barnes, the Founder and Creator of The Key Resource - a community of aspiring and experienced Real Estate Investors, building wealth together.Kendra is a wife, a mom, and a full-time Real Estate Investor. Her real estate investments afforded Kendra the ability to retire from the 9-5 life at the age of 32.Along with her portfolio that generates over $150k of annual income, Kendra is a reach estate coach, helping beginner Real Estate Investors learn how to make passive income with Real Estate (even if they don't want to be a Landlord!)Kendra's latest project is a book entitled Acres, Inspiring Stories of 25 Real Estate Investors Who Are Normalizing Black Wealth One Acre at a Time. Her goal is to normalize black wealth and inspire others with the stories of black real estate investors, how they have built their investments and overcome obstacles, by showcasing their stories in a beautiful coffee table book.Kendra has been featured on Black Enterprise, Side Hustle Pro, and Forbes, and now also on The Real Estate Law Podcast!In this episode, we discussed:- How playing the game CASHFLOW changed everything for Kendra- How Kendra was living comfortably, but didn't have income-generating assets- Switching strategies on her first duplex and going to short-term rental route- Leaving her stable government job to become a full-time real estate investor- Establishing goals and purpose with one's real estate investments- Creative ways to come up with down payments for properties- Location rental strategies (for photo shoots, back yard, etc.)- Shipping container and prefabricated homes- Normalizing real estate investing and ownership for Black AmericansGet in touch with Kendra:Website - https://thekeyresource.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thekeyresourceFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/241836009576155/Acres book - https://getyouracres.com/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #retiringearly #realestateinvesting #househacking #downpaymentassistance #firsttimehomebuyer___________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
30:52 05/03/2022
47 - Catastrophe Planning and Compassionate Counsel with Disaster Attorney Galen Hair
In this episode, we took a deep dive into disaster planning, how to shop for insurance, how to stand up to the insurance company, and what to do when that major storm strikes and damages your property.Galen Hair is a property-casualty insurance attorney operating and owner of Insurance Claim HQ. He is licensed in a number of states that Mother Nature haunts with hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes, and other natural disasters, including Louisiana, Massachusetts, Florida, and New York.Climate change and the recurrence of "hundred year storms" (that are happening much more frequently than every hundred years) are keeping Galen busy with his seemingly recession-proof law practice.Galen and Rory both graduated from Boston University the same year (but didn't know until we recorded since BU is so large!) Late in the episode, we heard how, at age 15, Galen learned how to engage people by giving away free samples of Texas BBQ dry-rubbed chicken, both skills he uses to this day (engaging people and cooking chicken)!In this episode, we talk about:-- What does a property-casualty insurance attorney do?-- Why Galen has been to more housewarming parties than any other lawyer in the world-- What went into relocating his operations after a hurricane hit his office in order to serve the community in which he operated-- What should people be doing early on, far before the next disaster hits?-- How you can become a more informed insurance shopper-- What happened in Texas during the widespread power grid failure-- The difference between isolated events and mass events-- Why are insurance companies still writing policies in regions prone to mass events?-- How to prepare for a known weather event that can cause mass destruction-- Why documenting everything - before and after a disaster - is critical-- What is the property owner's duty to mitigate damages after a disaster?Fun fact - Galen is a huge fan of.....office supplies! He once debated the merits of paper clips versus rubber bands for an improv class.Get in touch with Galen:Website - https://insuranceclaimhq.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/insuranceclaimhqFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/insuranceclaimhqJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #casualtylaw #disasters #hurricanes #earthquakes #frozenpipes #insurancelclaims #insuranceattorney #hundredyearstorm #propertyinsurance #disasterplanning #buyinginsurance ___________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show (https://www.urbanvillagelegal.com)
50:29 04/23/2022
46 - Fearless Leadership and Vertical Integration with Real Estate Mastermind Kekoa Lwin
Meet Kekoa Lwin! Kekoa is full of energy and knowledge, and we loved hearing his take on leadership, mentorship, growing a network, and teamwork.He's the leader of Team Kekoa and proud Co-Founder of KECO Capital, Integris Real Estate, Pacific Rim Property Management, and Elevation Construction.Kekoa runs a number of vertically integrated companies, starting each because of a specific need that arose during his real estate journey. Each company complements one another, creating his own "Power Team"Property ManagementHard Money LendingLicensed, bonded, insured General ContractingReal Estate AgencyKekoa started in college when he "majored in girls and minored in real estate" and started house hacking before he even knew what that was! Since then, Kekoa and his team have completed over 250 house flips (many "before HGTV made it cool") in Hawaii, Seattle, Las Vegas, and Dallas.In this episode, we talk about:-- Setting up a vertically integrated real estate company-- The importance of building a team of pros-- Why he started a hard money lending company-- How Kekoa manages all these different endeavors at the same time-- The "white belt" mentality of always learning, despite success and money-- Developing talent and the value of interning and shadowing-- How colleges should be teaching courses about financial life hacks-- Vetting business partners-- Networking at the gym with other 5am workout enthusiasts-- Real Estate Professional status and the tax benefits that come with itKekoa gives an amazing analogy between mindset and wearing a flower lei:"The neat thing about the flower leis is that when you have a flower lei on, everything smells amazing. And it smells amazing, because you've got the flower lei on.And to me the mindset is like the flower lei.It's like when you go into the day with a mindset that says, hey, I can do this, today's going to be better than yesterday. And the high of today is going to be the low of tomorrow. So you know, I'm just going to keep on pressing into the day.And you have a mindset like that, then man, you can do anything, no matter how hard life gets, because you've got that lei of a mindset of positivity that really changes things."Get in touch with Kekoa:Team Kekoa website - https://www.teamkekoa.com/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/kekoalwinInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/kekoalwin/Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #mentorship #leadership #hardmoneylending #generatcontractor #propertymanagement #verticallyintegrated #teamkekoa #positivemindset ___________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beySupport the show (https://www.urbanvillagelegal.com)
45:24 04/12/2022
45 - Real Estate Mentoring and Coaching with Team Leader Ryan Glass
During this episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast, Rory meets with Ryan Glass, Vice President at Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, located right here in Boston.It's a good ol' fashioned meeting of the minds between Boston real estate agents. Hear them chat about the local market, sure. You will hear their take on sale trends and market shifts over the past two years.But the discussion encompasses much more than what's happening here in Boston! Ryan earned his real estate license at only 19, sold his first home at 20, and started listing million dollar properties at 26.  He built his business and reputation on authenticity, integrity, and end-to-end service. And all of that has paid off - in 2021, Ryan ranked in the top 1.5% nationwide of all real estate agents in the U.S.In this episode, we talk about:-- The definition of a "Team" within a Real Estate Brokerage-- The Spring Market in Boston-- Video marketing for real estate agents-- Building real human connections-- Balancing marketing with client service-- How the job changed from when the market was a little more balanced-- The trickiness of dual agency transactions-- Encouraging buyers to tour all types of properties to understand the market-- The danger of sellers pushing too hard and being greedy-- When it makes sense to sell a property off-market-- Shifts in buyers' preferences since 2019-- Changes with millennial buyers who suddenly have more buying power-- Trying to get clients out for a cup of coffee or a drink and away from Zoom-- Being conservative with savings and learning from the COVID shutdown Get in touch with Ryan Glass:Ryan's website - https://ryanjglass.com/Email Ryan Glass - ryan.glass@gibsonsir.comRyan Explains It All on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjei8fzA3yIi9hhcH6JwxDg/videosJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #bostonrealestate_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show
35:28 04/05/2022
44 - Accessory Dwelling Unit Crash Course with ADU Expert Paul Wells
Meet Paul Wells, an experience semi-retired real estate developer and leader in the ADU movement.What's an ADU, you ask? It's an Accessory Dwelling Unit.Granny Flats, Casitas, Mother-in-Law Units, Backyard Houses, Guest Houses - whatever you'd like to call them, Paul has seen and done it all in the ADU space, and we're extremely fortunate to have had Paul on the podcast for an informative chat about ADUs.The laws and the policies that bring ADU to life are still developing every day. Some municipalities actively encourage ADUs, while others are still working out their opinions.Paul and Rory have an excellent conversation about where ADUs are working quite well (California and Colorado, for example), helping solve housing shortages, barriers of entry, retaining generational wealth, and supplying ways for generations to remain together on the same plots of land. They discuss the benefits of having professionals that understand the process of working with a city and a county, not just to get building permits, but to create effective and efficient designs that makes sense to that municipalities involved.Fast forward to about 28 minutes into the episode, and you'll hear Paul detail the steps and questions that he asks all of the people who contact him asking: "I'd like to build an ADU - where do I start." It's a fascinating list of questions and considerations! In this episode, we talk about:-- What is an Accessory Dwelling Unit?-- How Paul stumbled into the ADU world-- What world events caused Paul to pivot into real estate full-time-- How massive action can lead to massive success-- Paul's success with foreclosure and "subject to existing financing" investing-- The value of mentorships-- The 4 primary types of ADUs (+ a bonus type - Fonzie Flats!)-- The big roadblocks to building ADUs, even where it makes perfect sense-- Why it's important to learn the ADU regulations for your city and county-- Why should a community turn around and actually embrace ADUs?-- Multi-generational living and how ADUs might be a better option than senior livingGetting in touch with Paul:Paul on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/paul.wells.96387Paul on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/coloradopaul007/ADU Class - aduclass.comEmail Paul - workingcolorado@gmail.comJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #grannyflat #realestatelaw #accessorydwellingunit #building #adu #casita #guesthouse #backyardhouse #adurules_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show (https://www.urbanvillagelegal.com)
41:52 03/29/2022
43 - How Where We Buy Impacts Where We Live with Research Director James Cook
Meet James Cook, host of Where We Buy and co-host Everything We Know About Retail. James is the Americas Director of Retail Research at JLL, a world leader in real estate services. JLL buys, builds, occupies, and invests in a variety of assets including industrial, commercial, retail, residential, and hotel real estate.James' stated goal is simple – to build  knowledge of the ever-changing retail real estate industry and help his audience understand the next phase of retailing. He focuses on the development and implementation of research strategy, methodology, platform deliverables, and broad sector analyses for retail property markets in the Americas.He's the co-host Everything We Know About Retail and the host the Where We Buy podcast, where James discusses two of his favorite topics: retail and real estate, and features  conversations with fascinating people, original research, and audio tours of unique retail places.In this episode, we talk about:-- The future of retail centers, involving live-work-play elements-- Assembly Row in Somerville as the perfect example of where retail is headed-- The success of Lifestyle Centers-- What is what role did cars play and pedestrian only areas play in retail space?-- The Boston Seaport's explosive development-- NIMBYism-- How COVID has accelerated trends in the retail world-- What can municipalities do to foster more vibrant retail scene changes?-- How experiences and technology will play into the future of retail-- Retail theatre and touring exhibitions-- eSports as a retail partner-- Technology and retailFun fact - James is a horror movie enthusiast who can probably hop on stage without any prep and deliver an amazing speech about horror movies!Get in touch with James Cook:James Cook on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesdcook/James Cook on Twitter - https://twitter.com/JamesDCookEmail James Cook - jamesd.cook@am.jll.com Where We Buy Podcast - https://wherewebuy.show/Everything We Know About Retail video series - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrS8NhFoY_oXMQMXxb63O-ARead more about JLL's retail research - https://www.us.jll.com/en/industries/retailJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #realestateinvestor #realestatelaw #retail #building #shoppingcenters #customerexperience #commercialrealestate_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom argSupport the show (https://www.urbanvillagelegal.com)
44:45 03/22/2022
42 - Become a Top 1% Public Speaker Right Now with Rockstar Communications Coach Brenden Kumarasamy
Public speaking is a very difficult topic for both introverted and extroverted professionals. And it's hugely important in the worlds of real estate and law, whether hosting an open house, heading to court for closing arguments, or simply trying to put together a deal at the negotiation table.In this episode, we're speaking with professional communicator Brenden Kumarasamy, the founder of MasterTalk, which began as a YouTube channel in 2019 that he started to help the world master the art of public speaking and communication.Fast forward thousands of subscribers, countless public speaking and coaching engagements, and hundreds of podcast appearances, and Brenden has turned his passion into a business, just having secured the official trademark for MasterTalk!Some of the most successful entrepreneurs once trembled at the thought of speaking in public. It's not simple.So we thought Brenden would be an excellent guest to give some pointers and coaching advice from his years of experience, and he did not disappoint. We almost feel as though we should be sending him a huge check for his time and wisdom!In this episode, we talk about:-- How and why Brenden started MasterTalk-- The immense value of in-person meetings as opposed to virtual ones-- The 3 key differences between presenting in an online world versus the real world-- How would your business change if you were an exceptional communicator?-- The difference between exceptional communicators and people who are just great-- Really specific and simple actions that can pull your audience into your words-- A simple way to remember personal details about your Top 10 Clients-- Practicing your answers to common questions with Question Drills-- Overcoming fear when the camera light is red and you're speaking on video-- What it means to be an expert-- How to use pressure as a benefitGet in touch with Brenden Kumarasamy:MasterTalk website - https://www.mastertalk.ca/MasterTalk on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/MasterTalks/videosMasterTalk on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/mastertalkytRockstar Communicator website - https://www.rockstarcommunicator.com/Brenden on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/masteryourtalkJoin Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#bostonrealestate #communicationskills #presentationskills #realestatepodcast #nexthome #realestate #realestateinvesting #publicspeaking #realestateinvesting #publicspeakingtips #mastertalk #rockstarcommunicator_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwoSupport the show (https://www.urbanvillagelegal.com)
45:21 03/15/2022
41 - Earning Huge Returns Across Asset Classes with Sunrise Capital Investors CEO Kevin Bupp
In this episode, we're speaking with Kevin Bupp, Founder & CEO of Sunrise Capital Investors, which invests in mobile home parks, parking lots, apartments, offices, and single family homes all across the US.Kevin's story sounds very familiar to many real estate investors who started in the 2000s - build up a substantial portfolio, weather the 2008-2009 financial crisis (where Kevin lost everything), and pivot strategy to something new. In Kevin's case, he bought his first mobile home park in 2012 and since then has transacted on over 40 of them!Kevin shares some excellent advice for people looking to gain traction in the mobile home space, explaining why he loves it as an asset class and what systems he has built with a decade of experience at Sunrise Capital Investors.You will not want to miss his story about the very first mobile home park outside of Atlanta and how he won over the local city council and authorities with what had been a very undesirable part of town when under previous ownership.In this episode, we talk about:-- Investing in Mobile Home Parks and Communities-- Kevin's journey from failure to success-- Modeling the success of mentors-- Building a portfolio of over 100 single-family homes-- Losing almost everything during the financial crisis of 2008-- Pivoting his business to the mobile home space-- Figuring out who to trust when looking for a mentor or partner-- Finding a blueprint that works and following it-- Mindset changes when starting to take on outside capital-- The responsibility involved with taking on friends & family money-- Documenting your processes and talking about deals that you've done-- What happens during the first month after acquiring a mobile home park-- The broader community impact of supplying affordable housing in mobile home parks-- The importance of getting city council on your side-- Why relationship building and reputation are paramount to your successGet in touch with Kevin:Kevin Bupp - Kevin@KevinBupp.comReal Estate Investing for Cash Flow Podcast - https://www.kevinbupp.com/Kevin Bupp on Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinbupp/Kevin Bupp on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/buppkevin/ Join Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill of NextHome Titletown and UrbanVillage Legal in Boston, Massachusetts for another episode of The Real Estate Law Podcast!#bostonrealestate #mobilehomeinvesting #openhouses #realestatepodcast #nexthome #humansoverhouses #realestate #realestateinvesting #mentorship #realestateinvesting #mobilehomeparks #realestateagent #affordablehousing_____________________The Real Estate Law Podcast is hosted by Jason Muth and Attorney / Broker Rory Gill.This podcast and these show notes are not legal advice, but we hope you find both entertaining and informative.You can follow our sponsors here:NextHome Titletown Real Estate on InstagramNextHome Titletown Real Estate on FacebookNextHome Titletown Real Estate on LinkedInAttorney Rory Gill on LinkedInThe Real Estate Law Podcast, because real estate is more than just pretty pictures and law goes well beyond the paperwork and courtroom arguments.Support the show (https://www.urbanvillagelegal.com)
46:35 03/08/2022