This show has created more financial freedom for busy people like you than nearly any show in the world. Wealthy people's money either starts out or ends up in real estate. But you can't lose your time. Without being a landlord or flipper, you learn about strategic passive real estate investing to create wealth for yourself. I'm Show Host Keith Weinhold. I also serve on the Forbes Real Estate Council and write for Forbes. I serve you ACTIONABLE content for cash flow on a platter. Our bottom line in real estate investing together is: “What’s your Return On Time?” Where traditional personal finance merely helps you avoid losing, you learn how to WIN. Why live below your means when you can expand your means? Since 2002, international real estate investor Keith Weinhold owns multifamily apartment buildings to single family homes to agricultural real estate. New episodes are delivered every Monday.
Is today’s housing market healthy? “Yes” for rental property owners, existing homeowners, and sellers. “No” for renters, wannabe first-time home buyers.
“Unbalanced” is a better word to describe today’s housing market.
I bought my first income property 20 years ago today.
In negotiation, emotions trump facts.
Chris Voss, former FBI hostage negotiator, joins us for real estate negotiation tips.
If you need a decision from someone, ...
We compare the safety of all these investments: cash, savings accounts, treasuries, CDs, gold, cryptocurrency, stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, raw land, a primary residence, and income properties.
Listen to a mainstream media video clip about inflation from NBC Nightly News.
We get a Florida market update from GREmarketplace.com/Orlando.
Overall housing supply is low. It’s even lower for entry-level properties.
For renovated propertie...
When mortgage rates rise, home builders slow down on building. This constrains supply and supports housing prices.
A record share of Americans say inflation is their No. 1 concern. The CPI is 9.1%.
Property operating expenses are rising with inflation, like insurance and property tax. What helps you pay for it? Rising rent.
Philosophically, why should you raise the rent on your tenants?
Besides adjusting it to the market amount, y...
National home prices are up 275% since 1991. I break it down state-by-state for you. Slowest? Connecticut with 137%. Fastest? Utah with 599%.
Two misleading RE statistics are: real estate sales volume, home price cuts.
I tell you where I’m spending my summer.
Next, Tom Wheelwright joins us. He authored the new book, “The Win-Win Wealth Strategy”.
He tells us about the 7 investments that the government will pay you to make.
Real estate funds invest in multiple properties.
Real estate syndications often invest in just one property.
“What is the worst deal that you’ve ever done?” Ask your fund provider that question.
I’m willing to share that I invest my personal real estate fund dollars with Flip & Dani Lynn Robison of Freedom Capital Investments.
Fund pros: More passive than turnkey, stable returns.
Fund cons: Vet your operator.
Your Financial Independence Day happens when your residual income stream amount exceeds your basic monthly expenses.
Rental demand is high for three big reasons: rates are rising, stringent mortgage qualification standards, housing undersupply.
I answer three listener questions: Should I make a big down payment? Is borrowing at lower than inflation profitable? What about prepayment penalties?
Ridge Lending Group President Caeli R...
“You DO care about what others think of you. That’s your reputation.” -Keith Weinhold
People care about your brand when you create value for them. Next, you must reach people.
A construction worker in London decided that he wasn’t where he was meant to be in life. He’s our guest, Steve D. Sims.
He started asking others why they were wealthy but he wasn’t.
A personal branding expert, Steve tells us why the right brand for you is the...
For many, it’s become a scary world with $5-$6 gas, soaring food prices, spiking rents, the medical system is still a mess, and wages aren’t keeping up with inflation.
Inflation is at a 40-year high of 8.6%. The Fed raised rates ¾%, the biggest jump in 28 years.
For every $1M in real estate debt that you have, you’re benefiting $86,000 each year due to your debt debasement.
Affordability has become so bad for wannabe first-time hom...
The homeownership rate of 65% is poised to fall these next few years. People must live somewhere. This should make for more renters.
Mortgage delinquencies have fallen for seven straight quarters. The forbearance program kept people in their homes.
“The Great Reshuffling” describes the US housing market since 2020.
Inflation flips money upside-down. Focus on prudent borrowing, n...
You often relate to other people when you show yourself as vulnerable and fallible. In many contexts, this is even better than acting professionally.
Today’s guest, “Miracle Morning” author Hal Elrod, tells us that people spend too much effort trying to impress others.
When you give the most, it’s liberating.
“You SHOULD care about what others think of you. That’s your reputation.” -Keith Weinhold
Once, Hal e-mailed friends, ex-gir...
Have you ever met anyone that created wealth with stocks? I haven’t. Why not?
Inflation, emotion, taxes, fees and volatility are the reasons. I break this down.
The Rule of 72 is what traditional advisers cite as a wealth-builder. I describe why this does not work.
Learn why returns from stock and mutual funds are often less than zero.
What really creates wealth? Leverage.
Learn trade-offs between long-term rentals and short-term ...
Are “coffin homes” coming to the United States? This is concerning. Housing is so expensive that people live in cocoons.
A new Biden plan makes efforts to increase American housing supply.
Finally! We need help on the supply side, not the demand side.
I explore recession prospects with you.
During 7 of America’s 8 recessions (over the last sixty years), home prices only fell once.
What Really Matters: “If you had invested $1,000 i...
Some workers cannot afford to return to the office. If they leave home, they would have new expenses for gasoline, meals, parking and the big one—child care.
Of the “5 Ways Real Estate Pays”, historically: three are now high, one is low, and one is the same.
Caeli Ridge joins us. She’s the President of Rid...
The mad scientist of multifamily is here today.
Neal Bawa is a data scientist. He keeps emotion out of real estate for investors in his $947M portfolio.
He believes that higher mortgage interest rates are a smaller obstacle than the Fed’s currency creation and destruction. He says: “Accept the risk.”
We discuss investor confirmation bias.
Neal thinks American cash flow will keep diminishing.
Of all emerging trends, Neal believes t...
Even when I was a landlord during the GFC fifteen years ago, my rents didn’t fall.
Rents are skyrocketing due to:
I define a price crash as a loss in valuation of 20% or more.
Here are the bubble factors that I consider in today’s show:
Price, inflation-adjusted price, interest rates, affordability, bond yields, personal incomes, foreign buyers, equity position, housing supply and more.
From 2018 to 2022, I tell you about my recent housing forecast histo...
One niche that people are passionate about is investing in self-storage facilities (SSF).
SSFs are recession-resilient and there’s less to maintain. Your “tenants” are often cardboard boxes, not humans. This makes it easy to manage.
Tenants often expect to stay for 6 months, but stay for 3 years.
A 10 x 10 storage space might rent for $200. You could increase the rent by 10% to $220. They won’t move out due to a $20 increase, but y...
Why are home prices surging? I’ve got 10 big reasons and break down every one. Some reasons are not obvious.
America’s residential loan-to-value ratio is just 31%.
Interest-only loans are my favorite loan type. You don’t need to make any principal payments.
Most people think interest-only loans awful. I explain why they’re often so advantageous.
You meet GRE’s Investment Counselor, Naresh Vissa. For off market property, e-mail hi...
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens to make inflation and supply chain reliability worse.
Amidst this backdrop, today’s guest, Richard Duncan, discusses prospects for a US recession.
Richard reiterates that the US needs credit growth of at least 2% annually (inflation-adjusted) to avoid a recession.
In a recession, nearly ev...
“Inflation is legalized counterfeiting. Counterfeiting is criminalized inflation.” -Robert Breedlove
When wages don’t keep pace with inflation, I explain why it destroys families.
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