Fri, 11 May 2018
Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 803, originally published in March 2017.
This episode includes a recording of a live Q&A session from a Creating Wealth Seminar.
The Investment Counselor Panel shares real life examples of how investors benefit from the free education and their hands-on assistance. If you are interested in investing in the most historically proven asset class, income properties this podcast is a great place to start. It also includes the reasons why investors would want to attend a future Creating Wealth Seminar and the benefits of joining the high-level Venture Alliance Mastermind.
[3:09] Venture Alliance wrap-up and details about the upcoming Chicago event.
[11:16] Happy 13th Anniversary to the Creating Wealth Seminar!
Live Investment Counselor Panel Part 2 Q&A:
[16:19] The process of finding and vetting a Local Market Specialist.
[19:02] Striking the right balance between A, B and C properties in a portfolio.
[24:13] Amortization of property components.
[27:10] How many properties should I have in one bank account?
[35:59] What benefit do Investment Counselors provide to investors?
[44:20] Do Investment Counselors have different areas of expertise?
[49:28] How to best utilize an Investment Counselor?
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Wed, 9 May 2018
Today's episode starts with an invitation to Jason's Philadelphia Creating Wealth seminar that's coming up soon. He also finishes his talk with Doug about portfolio reviews and making your money actually work for you.
Finally Jason talks to Dr. Eric Pichet, Professor & Director of Specialized Masters Program in Wealth Management & Real Estate Management at KEDGE Business School in France, about real estate around the world, as well as the current view of cryptocurrency by governments across the globe.
The two discuss how there is no global real estate market, but there are similarities in each of them, why the US home market is so much bigger than other nations, how cryptocurrencies are being received in Europe and whether governments and central banks will be moving to crush them in the near future.
Intro with Doug:
[6:48] Your returns can be dampened by lazy money, make that money work for you
[9:27] Return on equity percentage can tell you when to rebalance your portfolio
[13:52] Why corporate finance tracks return on equity so much
Eric Pichet Interview:
[16:25] There's no global real estate market, but we seem to be in about the same place in the cycle of each of the big areas
[20:09] Eric's take on Jason's 3 types of market belief
[21:19] Why Jason thinks the European home market is much slower than the US
[24:54] The series of economic events that led to French citizens being interested in real estate
[26:52] The sentiment about cryptocurrencies in Europe
[30:53] How are cryptocurrencies viewed by governments and central banks?
[33:40] Eric expects the G20 nations to declare Bitcoin as a tool for money laundering and terrorism
Mon, 7 May 2018
Jason Hartman starts off the show with client Doug about portfolio makeovers, why you should stay in the game for the long run, and the fallacy of the passive investment. Doug got out of the real estate business just before the (positive) market correction and missed out on a lot of money.
Then, Jason finishes his client case study with Muthiah. This time the two look at the actual process of Muthiah filing a claim against a bad provider and how he was about to get restitution after some avenues had failed. Jason also explains how to get a hold of his Hall of Shame resource list, and why you should file complaints even if they're not likely to help you alone.
Jason & Doug Intro:
[5:05] There's no such thing as a passive investment, but there are some things that are easier
[9:16] If you do the math properly, real estate versus the stock market isn't even a competition
[12:15] The problem with being too passive is you don't learn from your successes or failures
Muthiah Client Casey Study, Part 2
[20:00] Muthiah has never tried to self manage his current 20 properties
[23:00] Want Jason Hartman's Hall of Shame resource list? Fill out any form on JasonHartman.com
[25:18] Muthiah's process of filing complaints against the provider
[29:48] You're not just filing these complaints for yourself, it's your duty to protect other people
Fri, 4 May 2018
Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 801, originally published in March 2017.
This episode includes a brief history of Jason’s experiences in the real estate market from 2004 to the mortgage crisis of 2008. Jason correctly predicted the crisis and tells us what signs to look for in the future. Then, a live recording of a Creating Wealth Seminar with a panel of Investment Counselors answering real participant questions about mortgage sequencing, the importance of leverage, and common client challenges.
[2:49] Details of the upcoming Creating Wealth Seminar and Memphis Property Tour.
[4:11] Jason predicted the collapse of the mortgage industry way back in 2004.
[11:16] Meeting other investors is one of the best things about attending a live event
Investment Counselor Panel Recorded Live:
[14:03] Meet the Panel: Investment Counselors Sara, Carrie, and Oliver.
[20:25] What areas of the process do clients find challenging?
[24:30] During the recession, how did investment counselors help investors?
[27:07] A lesson in the importance of leverage.
[29:57] The strategy for mortgage sequencing.
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Wed, 2 May 2018
CW 995 - Your Investment's Weak Link & Dealing with Bad Sellers - Client Case Study with Muthiah, Part 1
Today's episode is another in property management education. It's crucial that you identify the weak link in all your investments, as well as figuring out a safeguard against them. When it comes to your real estate investing, it's quite possible that your weak link is your property manager.
After his intro, Jason Hartman has part 1 of a client case study with Muthiah, where the two discuss an incident Muthiah recently had with a vendor, and what actions you can take when you're being wronged.
[5:25] Cutting out the middle men - property managers
[9:08] One of the best decisions Jason made when he got into the nationwide real estate business 14 years ago
[13:09] Looking for the weakest link in your investments
[17:30] Jason's been accused of being a complainer, but is that such a bad thing? Complainers change the world
Muthiah Client Case Study:
[22:27] What happened to Muthiah that created tension with the seller
[24:55] If the seller wants to close before the repairs are completed, the only way you accept is if they have money held in escrow in case they don't do what they promised
[28:00] The two ends of the company spectrum
[30:51] What Jason wants you to negotiate with your property management contract
[34:52] The inherent conflict of interest with property managers
Mon, 30 April 2018
CW 994 - The Self Management Revolution & How to Fix Affordable Housing with NHP Foundation's Richard Burns
Jason Hartman wants to prepare you for the coming revolution. The self management revolution is coming, and it's time to see if you're up for the challenge. There are things that you need to do before you take the plunge, and Jason outlines some of them here.
Then, Jason talks with CEO of the NHP Foundation, Richard Burns, about the affordable housing crisis in the United States. The current method of creating affordable housing isn't working for anyone, but Richard thinks there's a way that it can be solved that benefits all parties.
[2:34] The coming revolution of self-management
[5:36] Drew's first taste of self-management
[7:45] Some steps to take before going full self-management
[11:09] Freddie Mac's new program
[15:23] Join Jason for his events in Philadelphia and New York, www.JasonHartman.com/Events
Richard Burns Interview:
[17:45] What solutions are available for affordable housing?
[20:38] The two components of real estates value
[22:20] We are nowhere near meeting the affordable housing demand, so what do we do?
[26:17] Where did the high paying, real careers go that made people end up in careers that were meant to be stop-gap jobs?
[28:25] What does Richard's non-profit do?
[31:59] Richard's thoughts on rent control
[33:51] What the Baby Boomer survey showed
Fri, 27 April 2018
Single-family homes sales rose in January. This has made income property inventory low. You can find out which properties are available in the sought after Memphis market by joining Jason during the upcoming property tour and Creating Wealth Seminar. Jason shares a live recording from a previous seminar in which he thoroughly explains why investing in a single family home as income property is the only logical investment during an inflationary period. And, if the signs are correct the U.S is entering an inflationary period under the Trump administration.
[1:56] National Association of Realtor’s article about home sales in January.
[5:24] Single-family homes sales are up and inventory is low.
[8:49] The Trump administration is a boon for the economy.
[9:34] A Goldman Sachs report says interest rates will rise.
[15:59] Venture Alliance Weekend and Memphis Property Tour details and dates.
ASSET MATRIX - Recording from Phoenix Live Event
[18:27] Inflation induced debt destruction by way of a mortgage.
[20:34] Jason explains how the government manipulates inflation numbers through hedonic adjustment.
[27:59] The ultimate investing equation.
[35:21] Anything that does not produce income is not an investment.
[36:59] Cash and bonds are destroyed by inflation.
[39:14] The IRS does not account for inflation.
[42:28] During deflationary periods people default on their loans.
[44:51] If you have a corporate job you are paying more taxes than the self-employed.
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Wed, 25 April 2018
In today's episode Jason finishes off his idea of "crowding out" and the damages it can have on our society. Then he explores the idea of various types of deserts, including investment deserts.
Finally, Jason talks with Sara McFarland from Homee on Demand, a new app that's aiming to make property management from afar easier than it's ever been before. Your tenant can alert you to a problem, send you a picture of the issue, you can get a quote, and verify the issue is taken care of.
Listen in as Sara McFarland gives a rundown of the service, how they ensure you don't get ripped off, and how you can best use it in your portfolio.
[2:57] Jason finishes off his point of "crowding out" from the last episode
[5:29] Various types of deserts, including investment deserts
[9:51] Have a service you think Jason can use? Talk to him about it and keep the money "in the family"
[16:39] The Hawkins family 5 year plan
[22:08] You need to invest in hard assets that keep up with inflation
[28:59] How Homee keeps vendors from cheating
[31:17] Can you use Homee as a self manager?
[33:18] Homee helps teach you more about your home
Mon, 23 April 2018
Jason Hartman discusses some key aspects for real estate investors. One of the most important, and most visible, components of investing is interest rates, and there are some absolutely critical things you need to remember about them. Interest rates impact real estate supply and demand, and home affordability. People buy homes based on payments, not price, and mortgage rates impact those dramatically.
Jason also looks at why some libertarians just don't pay attention to an economic reality and gives a big announcement about the Creating Wealth seminar in Philadelphia in May.
[2:00] Why maintaining control is important when dealing with big, too big to fail, companies
[7:23] Jason's mom has seen the effects first hand of what giving people money can do
[11:05] Jason's thoughts on "crazy libertarians"
[15:46] What interest rates do to real estate supply & demand, and affordability
[18:40] Big announcement about the Creating Wealth Seminar on May 19th
[23:18] Housing prices is a flawed metric, you have to look at the average mortgage payment amount
[27:59] Supply of homes is constrained
Fri, 20 April 2018
Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 530, originally published in June 2015.
Jason invites Fernando to talk about the first inaugural event of the Venture Alliance mastermind meeting. Fernando says it was a small number of people who attended, but the value of information that he gained was priceless. Bob Proctor is today's Creating Wealth main guest. He is widely considered one of the greatest speakers on personal development and he teaches people how to unlock their hidden abilities. Bob and Jason talk on the subject of creativity, taking control of your life, breaking out of your conditioning, and much more on today's episode.
[2:25] What did Fernando think of the first Venture Alliance mastermind meeting?
[10:30] It's very difficult to find larger, more speculative deals on your own without the support of more experienced real estate investors
[14:05] You can join Jason and Fernando on an informal Chicago property tour and just hang out with the guys on July 16th
Bob Proctor Interview:
[17:05] Bob helps people recognize who they are, how to set goals, and much more
[20:45] We're conditioned to live the way we live and if that doesn't change, the results don't change
[26:55] The U.S is filled with creativity compared to other countries like China, for example
[29:50] What's Bob's thoughts on The Secret?
[34:25] How do we find our purpose?
[38:05] Bob gives some quick tips on how to accomplish your goals.
[39:35] Do your work, put your heart into it, and the sky will clear