Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 259, published in May 2012.

Jason Hartman and returning guest, Dan Amerman discuss federal policies and interest rates, which hurts the savers and fixed income folks. The artificially low interest rates are not working and create higher prices through inflation.

They also discuss inflation rates, in which the federal numbers are glossed over and do not match true inflation as experienced by the American citizens through food, fuel, and utilities. Manufacturers hide inflation by making products smaller.

Jason and Dan then talk about rental housing and how to arbitrage the inflation. Dan explains how to turn the fed policies around to our advantage. It starts with understanding cash flow investing and setting your safety margin. When looking at cash flows, rather than being all about the price, it’s more about the interest rate when it comes to a mortgage. In the process of creating non-free-market interest rates for banks and for the federal government, the federal government has accidentally made available subsidized mortgage rates that are available if you can get the lending.

It goes directly to your bottom line as the investor, resulting in much higher cash flows than you would see in a free market.

Direct download: CW_953_FBF_Dan_Amerman.mp3
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Jason Hartman, his mom Joyce, and Drew finish up their long talk about property management practices. This time Drew throws some questions toward Joyce about how to walk the line with a tenant while still keeping a good personal relationship with them, tenant retention, and Jason's theory on the pinball effect that can happen when you own enough places in one market.

Key Takeaways:

Jason Intro:

[2:01] Occassionally you may have difficulty with insurance when you self-manage

[2:56] The riskiest part of self-managing is the tenant turn

[6:34] Join Jason on a trip to Sweden or come to San Jose for the next JHU event

Joyce & Drew Interview:

[9:34] One of the nice things about not being near your investment properties is that you CAN'T go over and meet anybody

[11:56] How to retain tenants, and how to get rid of deadbeats

[14:16] Once you've formed a relationship with a tenant as a self-manager, is it awkward to raise the rent on them or enforce late fees, etc?

[18:38] When do you build the expectation of rent increases into the relationship?

[25:39] Why the hybrid management is the best system, and what to expect from your realtor helping you

[28:15] Do self-management styles change based on the type of neighborhood your property is in?

[31:46] Jason's pinball effect when you have enough properties in one market

Website:

www.JasonHartmanIceHotel.com

www.JasonHartman.com/Events

Direct download: CW_952_Joyce_Drew_2.mp3
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It's time for Jason Hartman to have a good, old fashioned discussion on property management. This time, however, there are THREE sides at the table.

In one corner is Jason's mom, Joyce, who is an EXTREME do-it-herself self-manager. In another corner is Drew, who has always been with a property management company and isn't ready to step into the self-management world. And in the final corner is Jason, with his method of a hybrid model.

Listen in as these three discuss concerns, strategies, and tips for property management, no matter which road you decide to go down.

Key Takeaways:

[2:06] Photos from Meet the Masters are up, don't forget to download yours! Join Jason for a bucket list trip to the Icehotel - Sweden in April and don't forget to register for the Jason Hartman University event in San Jose.

[7:51] The hardest part of Jason's business is property management

"Sometimes it's better to delegate, I admit, but sometimes it's better to just do things yourself"

[10:16] Drew's properties in Indianapolis were A builds, but after the Great Recession they're in C+ neighborhoods now

[13:05] Jason's hybrid self-management practice

[17:00] Where Joyce gets access to running credit reports and everything she needs to do to screen tenants

"The longer you have that tenant, the less hassle you have with that tenant"

[21:58] The most important thing you need to communicate to your tenant about rent

[27:52] Property managers have inherent conflicts of interest

[29:48] How Joyce gets her property ready for the next tenant

[32:26] Questioning pricing can frequently lead to dramatic reductions in price

"Don't be afraid to make deals with your tenants, a lot of times they want to improve the property"

Websites:

www.JasonHartman.com/Photos

www.JasonHartmanIceHotel.com

www.JasonHartman.com/Events

Direct download: CW_951_Joyce_Drew.mp3
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Jason Hartman kicks off the episode discussing some self-management tips and what's going on with the new Fed chair.

Then, in his 10th episode interview, Jason talks with serial entrepreneur Peter Sage, author of 5 Keys to Master Your Life, about his recent 6 month stay in jail and how he was able to use that as a teaching (and learning) experience for himself, the inmates, and his students.

The two touch on the importance of identity, the need for ego strength & ego drive, what drives people, and more.

Key Takeaways:

Jason Intro:

[1:44] Remember, self-management doesn't have to be forever. Transferring to a property manager, if needed, takes no time

[2:39] Meet the new Fed chair, same as the old?

Peter Sage Interview:

[6:53] Peter's latest "adventure" that landed him in jail

[11:19] Identity plays a huge part in how you deal with life

[17:10] Peter's idea of a "contrast frame"

[19:27] Why do people give up at the first sign of adversity? The difference between ego strength & ego drive

[21:37] Most people are driven by G.O.O.P.

[26:01] We need to learn how to love more

Websites:

www.PeterSage.com

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

Direct download: CW_950_Peter_Sage.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07pm EST

Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 634, from February 2016.

Investing in income properties or single family homes is the most historically proven asset class.

We start out with the Venture Alliance Group in Dubai and later Naresh asks Jason investment related frequently asked questions about commercial and residential real estate properties, about single family homes, how the need for housing is never outsourced to another country and how the oil surplus is affecting US oil towns. Real estate investment income property is the most historically proven asset class. Real estate properties should be looked at in a market by market basis and when looking for you first or next creative deal make certain you can trust the person you are dealing with. When choosing a partner make sure they have tenure in real estate investing. They should already have a comprehensive network of investors and local market specialists in place before you trust them with your money.

Key Takeaways:

Dubai Intro:

[1:44] Gary Pinkerton joins us in Dubai

[3:49] Get out of the stock market and into cashflow investing

[7:03] You want those around you to inspire you and make you accountable

[8:20] The reluctant investors lament & to stay focused on market rent

Investor Question’s with Naresh:

[11:51] Is renting a waste of money?

[21:43 Defining commercial and residential property

[24:44] Large investors need to invest their money into something

[28:18] All of Naresh’s businesses have parts which are outsourced overseas

[30:54] Getting ripped off when trying to buy properties and creative opportunities

[32:39] Is deflation a huge threat to the United States?

[37:14] Real estate income property should be looked at on a local market basis

[38:00] How will “oil exploration” cities deal with the current oil surplus

[40:39] The problems in the energy corridor of Houston

Mentions:

Hartman Media

Jason Hartman

Hartman Education – Meet the Masters Course

Venture Alliance Mastermind

Voxer – JHart88

Tweetables:

If you have a lot of capital to invest you may get lower return on your investment.

Depreciation tax benefits are 25% better on residential property than commercial property.

Stay away from investing in one horse towns. If the city isn’t diversified in business one blow could be its final one.

Direct download: CW_949_FBF_Commercial_vs_Residential.mp3
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Jason Hartman finishes up his conversation about asset protection with Garrett Sutton. The two delve into the external threats to your portfolios this time, looking at how to properly protect your properties if lawsuits come toward you.

Garrett also explains when you would want to take an LLC over a corporation, what states are best for protecting you, what actions are being taken to weaken LLCs across the nation, and why doing more than the law stipulates can be a very good, very easy thing.

Key Takeaways:

Jason Intro:

[2:25] Photos from Meet the Masters are up at www.JasonHartman.com/Photos

[3:15] Join the Icehotel trip at www.JasonHartmanIceHotel.com

[5:03] The next Jason Hartman University event is in San Jose, go to www.JasonHartman.com/Events

Garrett Sutton Interview:

[7:18] Two areas where Jason sees real estate creating liabilities for the owner: fair housing and safety

[11:34] The external threat is the biggest threat for your assets

[13:34] Breaking down Slide #6

[17:41] What you need when you domesticate a judgement

[19:49] It's a good idea to have yearly meetings for your LLC even if your state doesn't require it

[22:00] States that have good asset protection for LLCs and corporations

[24:08] Why an LLC over a Corporation

[27:46] Some states are not providing asset protection for single member LLCs

[31:46] Garrett's $100 off deal for Jason's listeners

Website:

Get Garrett Sutton’s Slides here

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

www.CorporateDirect.com

Direct download: CW_948_Garrett_Sutton_2.mp3
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Jason Hartman wanted to make sure that the practice of asset protection is understood by every investor, because it can make or break your portfolio if done wrong.

As such, he invited Rich Dad Advisor Garrett Sutton back on the show for a long, in-depth interview. We'll finish it up tomorrow with the second half, but today the two discuss the inside/outside attack on LLCs, discuss which states have weak and strong LLC protections, and how to protect your properties properly.

Key Takeaways:

[4:13] The impact of controlling the money

[7:45] How music has impacted societies around the world

[10:30] Want to go to the Icehotel in Sweden with Jason?

[12:58] The inside attack versus the outside attack

[16:41] California has the weakest asset protection laws in the union

[18:47] Why Wyoming LLCs can protect your other LLCs better than any other state

[23:21] If you have your state LLC inside a Wyoming LLC domesticated in your state, which state rules apply?

[25:31] Why is it called an "Armor 8" strategy and when is it a good choice?

[30:24] How the Wyoming LLC provided a win for a car wreck causer

Website:

Get Garrett Sutton's Slides here

Direct download: CW_947_Garrett_Sutton1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:22pm EST

Jason Hartman wanted to make sure that the practice of asset protection is understood by every investor, because it can make or break your portfolio if done wrong.

As such, he invited Rich Dad Advisor Garrett Sutton back on the show for a long, in-depth interview. We'll finish it up tomorrow with the second half, but today the two discuss the inside/outside attack on LLCs, discuss which states have weak and strong LLC protections, and how to protect your properties properly.

Key Takeaways:

[4:13] The impact of controlling the money

[7:45] How music has impacted societies around the world

[10:30] Want to go to the Icehotel in Sweden with Jason?

[12:58] The inside attack versus the outside attack

[16:41] California has the weakest asset protection laws in the union

[18:47] Why Wyoming LLCs can protect your other LLCs better than any other state

[23:21] If you have your state LLC inside a Wyoming LLC domesticated in your state, which state rules apply?

[25:31] Why is it called an "Armor 8" strategy and when is it a good choice?

[30:24] How the Wyoming LLC provided a win for a car wreck causer

Website:

Get Garrett Sutton's Slides here

Direct download: CW_947_Garrett_Sutton1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:22pm EST

Jason Hartman takes the reins for a whole episode, discussing how peer-to-peer interactions are disrupting industries all across the economy, how blockchain is now even infiltrating dating, and the government shutdown. He also shares the 10 biggest ICOs of 2017, which shows the amazing amount of money that's entering the cryptocurrency world, and also the movement for the 51st state in the US.

Key Takeaways:

[3:17] A big thanks to intra-preneurs

[5:51] Cryptocurrencies are up against the most powerful forces humanity has ever known

[7:22] Blockchain is now being used for bedroom activities

[11:40] The disruption caused by Napster and programs like it, and how it impacted its industry

[13:36] 10 biggest ICOs of 2017

[17:43] The government shutdown is expensive administratively speaking

[19:06] The movement for a 51st state

[26:18] California has the highest poverty rate in the US

[28:46] Check the Meet the Masters app for speaker slides that have been updated

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

Direct download: CW_946_Jason_Hartman.mp3
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Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 285, from November 2012.

Jason Hartman and Karl Deninger, author of Leverage and his blog, “The Market Ticker,” get together to discuss the economic structural imbalances around the world. Karl started “The Market Ticker” to warn investors about impending ruptures in the stock market after he figured out the illegal methods happening in the tech boom and crash that left many of his friends bankrupt.

He stresses the importance of knowing how we got where we are today and offers solutions to actually put the system back together on a sustainable basis. In his book, Leverage, Larry explains the problem in that all geometric systems are unsustainable for the long term, such as Medicare/Medicaid, trade deficits, deflation from productivity, deflation of fiat money, and much more.

Mr. Denninger is the former CEO of MCSNet, a regional Chicago area networking and Internet company that operated from 1987 to 1998. MCSNet was proud to offer several "firsts" in the Internet Service space, including integral customer-specified spam filtering for all customers and the first virtual web server available to the general public.

Mr. Denninger's other accomplishments include the design and construction of regional and national IP-based networks and development of electronic conferencing software reaching back to the 1980s.He has been a full-time trader since 1998, author of The Market Ticker (http://market-ticker.org), a daily market commentary, and operator of TickerForum, an online trading community, both since 2007.

Direct download: CW_945_FBF_Karl_Denninger.mp3
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