Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

To start the show, two clients who bought properties at the Creating Wealth Seminar and Memphis Property Tour tell their stories of why they do business with Jason’s company. And, later a recording from the Venture Alliance Mastermind in Las Vegas with Jeff. Jeff details how he creates balance in his life and has a successful career.

Key Takeaways:

[1:27] Adam bought his 9th property during the Memphis Property Tour.

[4:32] A client who likes doing business with Jason’s organization because they provide a one-stop shop.

 

Las Vegas Venture Alliance Recording

 

[10:24] Jeff breaks things down into quarterly and daily goals.

[13:04] How Jeff strategically forms his 4 key goals.

[18:22] Meditation is a key component of successful people’s lives.

[22:23] The importance of teaching and growing every day.

[26:13] Choosing to create a leader, not a doer.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

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Venture Alliance Mastermind

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Join Jason Hartman and returning guest, Ellen Brown, author of Web of Debt, for a discussion of the United States’ debt ceiling, QE2, inflation, as well as a brief explanation of how money came to equal debt. Ellen explains why the debt ceiling is unconstitutional, how the government is legally committed to paying its debts. She points out the contradiction that has been for more than 100 years, since WWI. The easing put into place at that time was only to be a temporary measure.

Ellen also talks about shadow banking causing the crisis by money being lent into existence, slight of hand. The only real money are coins, which are one-tenth of the total money in circulation. Ellen also discusses QE2 , where the government agreed to pay the interest on borrowed money in order to maintain control of the Federal Funds rate. She said there are a lot of reserve funds on the books in certain foreign banks, including bond dealers, that is just being held.  Ellen also touches on the national debt, Glass-Steagall, and proposes state-owned banks as part of the solution, with the basic idea that we take care of our own, much the same way that Japan is reliant on their own Central Bank.

Ellen Brown developed her research skills as an attorney practicing civil litigation in Los Angeles. In Web of Debt, her latest book, she turns those skills to an analysis of the Federal Reserve and "the money trust." She shows how this private cartel has usurped the power to create money from the people themselves, and how we the people can get it back. Brown developed an interest in the developing world and its problems while living abroad for eleven years in Kenya, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua. She returned to practicing law when she was asked to join the legal team of a popular Tijuana healer with an innovative cancer therapy, who was targeted by the chemotherapy industry in the 1990s.

That experience produced her book Forbidden Medicine, which traces the suppression of natural health treatments to the same corrupting influences that have captured the money system. Brown's eleven books include the bestselling Nature's Pharmacy, co-authored with Dr. Lynne Walker, which has sold 285,000 copies.

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The resurgence of the suburbs is yet another of Jason’s predictions coming true. Jason shares a recording of the Wall Street Journal article as proof. Then, Cal Newport details the current distraction epidemic caused by our smartphones and social media accounts. Cal believes corporations have us just where they want us by making us addicted to apps and programs which feed us non-stop advertisements and shape our buying habits. He discusses his books, Deep Work and So Good They Can’t Ignore You while offering strategies designed to break your addiction.

 

Cal Newport is a Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University.

Key Takeaways:

[4:23] Jason’s prediction about the resurgence of the suburbs is coming true.

[9:45] Applying business ethics in politics doesn’t always work.

[11:05] A recording of the WSJ article about the migration of the US population.

 

Cal Newport Guest Interview:

[17:42] Cal explains the foundation for his two popular books.

[19:33] Modern digital handheld devices offer a true test of a person’s ability to focus.

[24:03] Measuring the impact of your digital behavior to make a bigger impact.

[26:30] How to break the addiction of digital devices.

[32:01] Developing a Deep Work habit.

[37:41] The distinction between productivity and true productivity.

[39:02] Apps and strategies for people who need to maintain connections but also want to focus.

[41:48] The title So Good They Can’t Ignore You was inspired by Steve Martin.

[46:22] Social Media doesn’t add much profit to your business unless your business is social media.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Real Estate Tools

Jason Hartman University

Cal Newport

Deep Work by Cal Newport

So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport

“Look Up” Video on YouTube

Freedom App


During this case study, client Vernon Grant offers up a classic example of a situation you or your parents may be in right now. Vernon asks Jason for investment guidance on the two properties his parents own that are in vastly different markets. It’s all about the numbers, as Jason breaks down each property by its rent-to-value-ratio (RTV) and the existing debt structures of each. Jason reminds investors to consider depreciation offsets, refi-til-ya-die options and the beauty of renting.

Key Takeaways:

[2:15] If your property doesn’t have good RTV ratios consider selling or refinancing.

[10:43] Vernon has been around property investing his entire life.

[12:00] Vernon needs Jason’s advice about how to handle his parent’s properties.  

[14:23] It doesn’t matter where your property is, RTV ratios are almost always the same.

[17:51] The New York market is a cyclical market and may be on the verge of being overvalued.

[25:12] Jason offers the Refi-til-ya-die as an alternative to selling.

[28:35] Why do we trust the advice of strangers more than we trust the advice of our friends and family?

[32:33] It’s important to examine the existing debt structure of the properties.

[34:09] A 1031 exchange may help offset depreciation taxes.

[36:37] How does an investor know when it’s time to 1031 exchange or to refinance?

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

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Real Estate Tools


Welcome to the Creating Wealth Show. This is Episode Number 258, and this is your host, Jason Hartman. Excited to be with you today, as always. Thanks for joining me. Today we’re going to talk about the Secrets of Economic Indicators, with our guest, Bernie Baumohl and he’s written a book on that subject and it’s got a couple of printings, a couple of versions out and I think you’ll really get some stuff out of that, and come learn how to decode what you hear about, what you read about in the news media, and what it means to you as an investor and as an astute financial person.

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In this solo episode, Jason reviews articles which depict the current economic state of affairs from coast to coast. In San Francisco, one company is paying employees to move, developers are driving up the cost of homeownership in New York City and the most average city in the US is exactly where you would expect it to be. Jason also reminds us why we shouldn’t be alarmed by rising interest rates because, as he points out, you have to look at the big picture. Money is and will be flowing into the real estate market during the Trump Administration. Don’t let your money be lazy! Contact an investment counselor today.  

 

If you are a new investor or thinking about investing in income property, visit Jasonhartman.com and watch the video, How to Analyze a Real Estate Deal. It’s free educational material.

Key Takeaways:

[2:09] The measurements used to determine the Most Average City in America.

[7:44] A small tangent turns into a rant about the downsides of Tesla ownership.

[13:49] The Business Insider article about Zapier paying employees 10K to move outside of San Francisco.

[16:16] Developers are swarming in New York City neighborhoods article.

[18:47] Signs money continues to flow into the real estate.

[21:57] The ability to borrow is a great asset.

[28:21] Money will flow into real estate under a Trump Administration.

[29:41] Work with an investment counselor to help build your portfolio.

[33:07] What will cause the rise of the suburbs?

[37:42] Why you should go back and listen to previous Creating Wealth episodes.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Real Estate Tools

 

Articles:

Newser:

This is the Most Average City in America by Michael Harthorne

Business Insider:

The cost of living in San Francisco is so high, a tech company is paying workers to leave by Melia Robinson

‘We’re like cockroaches’: Developers are swarming over emerging neighborhoods by E.B. Solomont

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To kick things off, Jason shares a Wallethub article which lists cities with the highest and lowest credit scores. Memphis credit scores are some of the lowest in the US which is why it is a good place to invest in income properties. And, Jason’s guest today is the first banker in history to expose the monumental story of Swiss bank secrecy. When Bradley Birkenfeld became aware of the shady practices of Swiss accounts he went directly to the Department of Justice. What happened after led him to expose the secret connection between the US and Swiss Governments and how taxpayers in both countries foot the bill for the illegal activities of bankers.

Key Takeaways:

[2:05] Details about the upcoming Creating Wealth Seminar and Memphis Property Tour.

[6:20] A Survey by Wallethub lists these cities as having the highest and lowest credit scores.

 

Bradley Birkenfeld Guest Interview:

[11:54] A history lesson about the beginning of Swiss banking anonymity.

[14:56] The Department of Justice turned Bradley away.

[16:02] The banking system and the federal government are closely related.

[19:00] Secret numbered Swiss accounts allow for non-traceable illegal activities.

[23:22] Bradley was forced to go to the Senate because the DOJ is corrupt.

[26:55] Proof the American people were screwed by the Obama administration.

[28:39] The U. S. Government and the Swiss Government are in bed together.

[33:38] Wikileaks documents show Hillary Clinton was involved in UBS.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Lucifer’s Banker

 

Articles:

2017's U.S. Cities with the Highest and the Lowest Credit Scores.


Jason Hartman gives you a free one hour segment from his Creating Wealth Home Study Course as he discusses "The Ten Commandments of Successful Investing."

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Jason and Fernando unpack recent articles from the Washington Post and Wall Street Journal as they relate to the general economy and most importantly, real estate. The first real estate president, Donald Trump may be opening the door to increased money flow in the U.S. through cutting the federal workforce and removing restrictions on community banks. Jason points out the multiple dimensions of real estate and how income properties offer multiple strategies for staying ahead of the market.

Key Takeaways:

[2:00] Jason and Fernando discuss the Washington Post article “Trump Budget is Expected to Seek Historic Contraction of the Federal Workforce.”

[11:53] And, “Trump Pledges to Ease Restrictions on Community Banks.”

[17:26] The 3 Dimensions of Real Estate

[19:27] Charlotte, NC is a great example of a market that softened after investors invested in income properties.

[21:10] Fernando is faced with making decisions about his existing properties.

[23:01] When is it the right time to change Property Managers?

[32:24] Unpacking the Wall Street Journal article “Credit Reports to Exclude Certain Negative Information, Boosting FICO Scores.”

[35:11] Reasons for investors to be bullish right now.

[37:33] It pays to be cautious but most importantly, be smart.

[40:49] Memphis Property Tour is almost sold-out.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Venture Alliance Mastermind

Real Estate Tools

administrator@realestatetools.com


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.

Key Takeaways:

[3:09] Venture Alliance wrap-up and details about the upcoming Chicago event.

[10:37] The Memphis Property Tour and Creating Wealth Seminar.

[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?

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Venture Alliance Mastermind

Voxer

Property Evaluator Software

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