Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Jason and Keri start things off by answering a client’s question submitted as part of the Airpod contest and then warn against working with companies who do not require inspections and only deal in cash. During the guest interview, Jason asks James Ledbetter about his books One Nation Under Gold and The Great Depression: A Diary. James Ledbetter is the Founding Editor of Slate's financial site, Big Money, Editor of Inc. Magazine and a contributor to Reuters and Time.

Key Takeaways:

[03:29] Captain Gary Pinkerton asks how to know if the person you are doing business with has bad intentions.

[06:37] Red flags to watch out for when making cash deals and dealing with new providers.

[14:46] It's common for lower-end properties to sell for cash.

[16:04] Gary shares a kind word about working with Jason.

[18:28] Hawaii could be the location of the next Creating Wealth Seminar.

 

James Ledbetter Guest Interview:

 

[20:27] One Nation Under Gold tells of America's obsession with gold.

[22:10] The Bretton Wood system fixed the value of the dollar to gold.

[24:01] Operation 'Goldfinger' was the Johnson administration's attempt at finding more gold.

[29:57] Why do people believe in using gold as a measuring stick?

[34:16] Learning from the past, The Great Depression: A Diary depicts how people made it through the financial disaster.

[36:24] The 500 fastest growing companies will be featured in Inc.'s September issue.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Airpod Contest Entry

Venture Alliance Mastermind

One Nation Under Gold

Inc. Magazine


In this particular episode of Creating Wealth, Jason Hartman is his own guest as he remedies an issue from an earlier episode of the show. Available here is a chance to hear his take on the Eight Financial Rules That Apply to Everyone and Their Money, as listed by Business Insider, and a few of his own Commandments. In the second half of the show, Jason finds out about the changing demographics of the United States and questions the consequences on real estate investing, as well as putting some figures and statistics to the eternal question, ‘Can money make you happy?’


On today’s podcast, Jason answers the question “how much money should new investors have for a down payment and in reserve when investing in a property” and he uses a popular joke as a metaphor to explain the relativity of the real estate market. He explains why human psychology always lags the reals estate market, why raising the minimum wage will only end up hurting the poor and he encourages listeners to leave their questions and comments for a chance to win a pair of Apple Airpods.

Key Takeaways:

[04:50] 'Compared to what?' is the question to ask when looking for an opportunity for your money.

[06:57] The concepts of comparison, scarcity and price discovery.

[10:33] Jason makes the article, Marathon Runner Escapes 2 Bears a metaphor about investments.

[16:08] The minimum wage argument doesn't make any sense when you consider inflation.

[21:51] What is the minimum down payment and reserve fund amount for a new investor?

[24:41] A listener question about what to do with his down payment when no are so few properties are available to purchase.

[32:56] Jason's thoughts on a mobile home park as an asset class.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Venture Alliance Mastermind

Marathon Runner Escapes 2 Bears by Rob Quinn


In between activities during the Oklahoma City JHU Live event is a great time to record a podcast with new income property investors. David & Gina Nelson share their story of the life-changing decisions that led to investing in real estate with Jason. David & Gina recognized staying in their corporate positions and only investing in the stock market wouldn’t get them where they wanted to be in life.

 

They convey their appreciation for the transparency and support they have received from the Jason Hartman Investment Counselors and share their advice on how you too can have the diversified financial future you deserve.

Key Takeaways:

[01:40] David & Gina wanted to take control of their lives and build their wealth by investing in income properties.

[06:15] You are never too old or too young to start investing in your future and real estate.

[09:20] The portfolio builder game is a great way to find out what type of investor you are.

[12:03] The Nelson's plan to retire next year and use income property as their wealth vehicle.

[16:59] The value in understanding the linear, hybrid and cyclical markets.

[20:43] David & Gina recommend finding a mentor and listening to podcasts to educate yourself.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Venture Alliance Mastermind


Jason talks with Sara about the Meet the Masters weekend event. Next, Jason interviews Ken Wilson.

Ken Wilson is President of the Appraisal Institute. He joins the show to discuss what the Appraisal Institute has done to help appraisers analyze market trends and value. The topic then shifts to real estate, where Wilson explain different market types and how one can analyze market cycles.


Part 2 of Jason’s interview with Richard Duncan includes information about the what Richard believes will happen if the government doesn’t continue to intervene in keeping the global bubble afloat, how the government can get back to the black and why we are at a unique time in economic history.  

 

Richard Duncan is Chief Economist at Black Horse Asset Management, the author of The New Depression: The Breakdown of the Paper Money Economy and The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Cures. His Macro Watch video series can help individuals to clearly understand how the financial system really works. Mr. Duncan previously held the position of economist for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Key Takeaways:

[03:24] Jason shares his opinion of Tesla Motors.

[06:04] The Wall Street Journal Podcast featured an article about the self-driving car revolution.

[09:13] Cars as a Service (CaaS) will drive down the cost of transportation.

[18:38] Future episodes of the Creating Wealth Show will focus on asset inflation, self-liquidating debt and money supply versus credit supply.

[24:04] The explosion in credit since the 2008 recession.

 

Richard Duncan Guest Interview:

 

[27:45] Once the US moved from a gold backed monetary system to paper money system the rules changed.

[37:20] Who's benefited most from a globally-based economy?

[40:01] The global bubble is inflated by government policy.

[43:00] The combination of printing money and globalization makes this a unique time in history.

[48:18] How Richard Duncan believes the US can pull itself out of debt.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Property Tracker - Updated

Real Estate Tools


This week’s episode is an enlightening economic conversation you don’t want to miss. Jason welcomes Richard Duncan back to the show for the first of a two-part conversation about what is driving the economy and which mistakes could catapult the US into a recession.

 

Richard Duncan is Chief Economist at Black Horse Asset Management, the author of The New Depression: The Breakdown of the Paper Money Economy and The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Cures. His Macro Watch video series can help individuals to clearly understand how the financial system really works. Mr. Duncan previously held the position of economist for the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Key Takeaways:

[02:18] Trump may have personality limitations but he will be good for the US real estate market.

[06:44] Don't be part of the disappearing middle class align your interests with governments and central banks.

[12:31] Last chance to sign up for the Oklahoma City Property Tour and JHU Live event!

 

Richard Duncan Guest Interview Part 1:

 

[15:56] Richard Duncan has a unique, insider's view of world economics and FIAT money.

[20:31] In the US, when credit grows less than 2% the US goes into recession.

[25:42] Creditism is the new Capitalism.

[28:02] Looking back at the policies which saved the world economy in 2008.

[34:00] It's a very sensitive moment in the economy as the Fed is considering reversing quantitative easing.

[37:52] Globalization has changed the way the economic game is played.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Venture Alliance Mastermind

Richard Duncan Economics

Richard Duncan’s Macro Watch Video Blog - Use codeword ‘global’ for 50% off

The New Depression: The Breakdown of the Paper Money Economy


Originally aired on CW 320.

Jason Hartman interviews Dr. Bob Wright, co-author of Transformed! The Science of Spectacular Living and Beyond Time Management: Business with a Purpose, to talk about the science and positive results in personal transformation and finding purpose. Dr. Wright discusses identifying inner yearnings, becoming more engaged, and becoming more aware of our programming (limitations) and changing them. He explains the difference between learning and growing and how to transform our lives by rebuilding neuro pathways in the brain. He also defines the three types of happiness – hedonic, engaged and meaningful – and how to create an intimate relationship with our fears in order to transform. Dr. Wright then talks with Jason about finding deeper purpose in business, creating a more meaningful, more fulfilling experience.Dr. Robert Wright is a highly successful entrepreneur, world-class executive coach, and dynamic corporate consultant.


In this solo episode, Jason recaps the extraordinary Venture Alliance Mastermind in Chicago this past weekend and he continues to advocate for the buy and hold, long-term investment strategy of income property. It is truly the most historically-proven asset class in the world. Jason also shares pertinent real estate articles demonstrating the absolute folly of the over-priced, luxury home market and an article about the hourly wage your renters must make to afford a two bedroom home in various states in the US.  

Key Takeaways:

[01:12] Venture Alliance Mastermind wrap-up.

[04:03] $51M  Foreclosure Signals Bad News for Luxury Market.

[09:16] The opportunity cost of letting your money sleep.

[18:51] Linear, cash-flow market real estate investors should avoid trying to time the market.

[21:43] The concept of sunk cost bias influences us to stay in a bad deal.

[27:39] Refi-till-you-die leverages your property so you can take advantage of inflation induced debt destruction.

[29:59] Pet rent should be charged to tenants with pets.

[35:16] Make ready costs can be reduced long-term by using quality paints and surfaces.

[36:12] What hourly wage do you need to make to rent a two bedroom home in states around the US?

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Venture Alliance Mastermind

$51M Foreclosure Signals Bad News in Luxury Market by Gina Carey

Property Tracker

Real Estate Tools


Investment Counselor and Local Market Specialist Liaison, Carrie joins Jason to see if he can correctly predict the effect the rise in interest rates will have on the US economy. Jason reminds us the Feds don’t directly impact mortgage rates but by directly impacting short-term rates all rates will be affected. For those of you who have income properties, the higher interest rates will put upward pressure on rents. And if you are looking for additional properties, be sure to get pre-approved for financing before the Oklahoma Property Tour and JHU Live event.

Key Takeaways:

[03:52] Oklahoma City has a lot of inventory available and you can see it on the upcoming property tour.

[09:13] What does the spike in interest rates mean for investors?

[15:27] Higher interest rates will put upward pressure on rents and lessen the concentration of wealth.

[19:37] Local Market Specialists and Investment Counselors are always working in the client's best interest.

[29:01] It's important to get pre-approved for financing in today's seller’s market.

[30:30] Jason hints about the location for the next Venture Alliance Mastermind.  

Mentioned in This Episode:

Jason Hartman

Grant’s Interest Rate Observer

Venture Alliance Mastermind