Debt-Free vs Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Debt-Free vs Investing in Commercial Real Estate

Is it better to be debt-free or to go into debt to invest in commercial real estate? Which personal financial strategy is best for you? Both have their advantages, but as you'll discover in this video, going into debt to invest in commercial real estate rather than being completely debt free can create so many more opportunities to build wealth, allowing you to use less capital to accomplish more.   Debt Free Personal Finance Strategy Benefits You don’t owe anything to anyone. … [Read more...]

COVID-19 Commercial Real Estate Update

COVID-19 Commercial Real Estate Update

What's going on in the world of Commercial Real Estate right now? In this brief update, you'll discover what's happening in three areas of the commercial real estate market as a result of the coronavirus, and who the big winners and the big losers are as of right now (June 2020).     1. Rent Collection Update Watching rent collections are very important because they determine where the market is. As you know, we have Proteges all across the United States and their property … [Read more...]

5 Things to Look for in a Commercial Real Estate Mentor

5 Things to Look for in a Commercial Real Estate Mentor

Are you looking for a commercial real estate mentor? I was mentored in commercial real estate by the top minds in this business, and it made all the difference in the world, getting me to where I am today. I wanted to work with someone with experience who could show me the ropes and guide me; someone with gray hair and scars, so I could reach my goals safely and as quickly as possible. In this post you'll discover 5 things every fledgling commercial real estate investor should look for in a … [Read more...]

5 Keys to Making Decisions in Commercial Real Estate

5 Keys to Making Decisions in Commercial Real Estate

The decisions you make determine the level of success you achieve in life and in Commercial Real Estate. That is why it is so important you make wise and courageous decisions. As a single parent and full-time engineer, I had to make some major decisions to get me to where I am today.  I am going to share with you the five keys to making decisions in commercial real estate that lead me to success.   Key #1: No Decision is the Worst Decision Let me share with you a quote from our 26th … [Read more...]

Commercial Real Estate Investing During Crisis

Commercial Real Estate Investing During Crisis

Discover how to invest in commercial real estate while in the midst of a crisis (such as the current CoronaVirus COVID-19 pandemic). In this video, you'll learn 4 ways to safely and profitably navigate through the uncertainty and fear that paralyzes most commercial real estate investors. And when you do, you'll be rewarded for your bravery. After having been through two previous economic crisis, the first in 2001 and the second starting in 2008, by not following the crowd, we were able to … [Read more...]

The Myth of Job Security

The Myth of Job Security

Job Security is a myth. The Wall Street Journal published an article called The End of Employees that proved how job security does not equal financial security. Instead, a job typically pays you just enough to stay but never enough to leave. Rather than security, it creates dependency upon one, very risky, form of income. I experienced this reality myself. I was an engineer and my boss and mentor, who was world renowned and created millions of dollars for our company, was laid off. He didn’t … [Read more...]

How to Upgrade from Houses to Commercial Real Estate Investing

How to Upgrade from Houses to Commercial Real Estate Investing

If you upgraded from houses to commercial real estate investing, what life changes would you make? Do you currently own rental houses, and would you like to learn how to trade up from residential to commercial real estate? In this post I will give you 5 reasons why you should upgrade to the more stable income of commercial real estate investing as well as 5 how-to steps to make it happen. Over 20 years ago, I upgraded from investing in single family homes to commercial real estate investing. … [Read more...]

Unleashing Your HELOC Power

Unleashing Your HELOC Power

Do you want to purchase commercial real estate, but don't have the money for a down payment? Are you cash poor but have equity in a property? Can you use that equity to purchase commercial real estate? The answer is, YES! You're about to discover how to unleash your HELOC power to purchase commercial real estate! Specifically, you'll learn, (1) How to use your property's equity using your Home Equity Line of Credit to buy commercial property; (2) Four questions to ask when considering HELOC to … [Read more...]

How to Make Big Bucks with Value-Add Commercial Real Estate

How to Make Big Bucks with Value-Add Commercial Real Estate

You're about to discover how investors make the "big bucks" by doing what are called Value Add commercial real estate deals. The most successful commercial real estate investors do value add deals. That's where they make their millions (including myself and my Proteges). In this training, you'll learn what value add deals are, how to locate them, how to evaluate them and most importantly, a road map that you can follow to make the big bucks yourself! Adding Value 101 Adding value to a … [Read more...]

Why Diversification is Investor Ignorance

Why Diversification is Investor Ignorance

I'm going to humbly group myself with Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban because we focused on one thing and made our fortunes in our area of expertise. Warren's expertise was in his company Berkshire Hathaway, Mark’s was in software, and mine is investing in commercial real estate.  That approach differs from the everyday investor who's trying to diversify by creating multiple streams of income and building on them. This is what they call diversification, and they never become an expert in anything. … [Read more...]

How To Maximize Your Retirement Investments

How To Maximize Your Retirement Investments

If you are in your 40s, 50s, 60s, or even 70s, and you have money in your retirement account, you should be asking yourself this question. Is what I'm doing in my retirement account going to allow me to retire when the time comes? In other words, is your retirement portfolio growing, and producing enough cashflow that you can pay yourself enough every month and not run out before you pass away? You're about to discover how to maximize your retirement investments by getting safety, growth, cash … [Read more...]

1031 Exchange Step By Step Case Study

1031 Exchange Step By Step Case Study

Selling your single-family home rental and trading up into a large commercial property without paying taxes is one of the greatest wealth building tools that ever existed, and still exist today. Let me explain. This is what I did. I took my single-family home rental, and a little bit of cash flow, and I sold it. I took 100% of my profits, or 100% of my equity, and I purchased a 44-unit apartment building without paying taxes again. Not only did I increase my net worth with a 1031 Exchange, it … [Read more...]

Truth Behind the Triple Net Lease

Truth Behind the Triple Net Lease

Would you like to invest in a truly passive commercial real estate investment for the next 15 years where there are no management responsibilities, no landlord duties, no evictions, and no toilets to clean? It's like clipping coupons, or getting mailbox money on a monthly basis. Sound too good to be true? Well, surprisingly it's not. That is what we call a triple net lease investment. In this blog I will illustrate to you exactly how a triple net lease works in commercial real … [Read more...]

How Beginners Can Beat Experienced Investors

How Beginners Can Beat Experienced Investors

If you are just starting out as a beginner commercial real estate investor, you might be trying to figure out exactly how to get the best deals from commercial real estate brokers. How do you beat out the most experienced investors that the brokers have access to and get the broker to give you the deal, even though you are just a beginner investor? You're about to discover the story of one of my Proteges, who had no previous experience, just acquired 16 units in a Seattle suburb, that many would … [Read more...]

3 Persuasive Negotiating Tactics for Real Estate Investors

3 Persuasive Negotiating Tactics for Real Estate Investors

How do you get the upper hand when negotiating your real estate deals? After 20 years of negotiating mine and our students' deals, we have learned exactly how to do this using three persuasive tactics. I am so excited to share these tactics and the importance of utilizing them in every single real estate deal you are interested in landing.   Tactic 1:  Come Up With Your Take Price Before You Make the Offer A take price is the highest price you're willing to pay for your deal. It is … [Read more...]

How to Pay Off Your Student Loans in 3 Months

How to Pay Off Your Student Loans in 3 Months

Millions of people are saddled with tens of thousands in student loan debt, unable to pay it off. Commercial Property Advisors Protege, Jeremy, was in that same position. But as you will see, on his first commercial wholesale deal, he earned enough money to payoff his entire student loan debt. You're about to discover exactly how Jeremy did it and how you can too. Commercial real estate wholesaling is a powerful technique for generating large amounts of cash in a relatively short period of … [Read more...]

Finding Great Multi Family Apartment Investments in HOT Markets

Finding Great Multi Family Apartment Investments in HOT Markets

Discover how to find great apartment investments in hot markets. Multi family real estate investors have been complaining that there aren't any good deals left in today's market. But the reality is that there are always great deals if you know exactly where to look for them, even in the hottest of markets, such as what is illustrated on this video, in the Bay Area of California. You'll learn how others are doing it and how you can too. Don't wait to invest in multi family real estate just … [Read more...]

How Chris Became A Millionaire in One Year

How Chris Became A Millionaire in One Year

Can you become a millionaire with just one commercial real estate deal? YES! Can you do it without years of previous experience? Of course you can! Can it be done in today's real estate market? Absolutely! In fact, you're about to discover the incredible true story of how an airline pilot from Houston Texas recently accomplished this feat. Plus, you'll learn exactly how he did it so you can do the same. Meet Chris Chris started flying with the Navy in 1977. He eventually began flying … [Read more...]

97% Return on Investment in 1 Year Commercial Real Estate Deal

97% Return on Investment in 1 Year Commercial Real Estate Deal

What does it take to generate a 97% return on investment with commercial real estate? It takes a high level of skill and knowledge, but also it takes work, sacrifice, risk, admitting what you don't know, and getting out of your comfort zone. Are all of these qualities attainable by you in one or two years? I would say no if you are doing it by yourself, because I personally, find it too risky.  But if you have a high-level adviser helping you out, a mentor willing to get in the trenches with … [Read more...]

How to Turn 2 Houses into 34 Apartment Units

How to Turn 2 Houses into 34 Apartment Units

Discover how you can convert equity in your single family home investments into the bigger game of commercial multi family properties that generate much high cash flow, much better upside opportunity and are much easier to manage so that you can get closer to your goal of financial freedom. It's common for residential real estate investors to sell a single family home and buy a duplex, triplex or quad. And while that can slightly improve one's path to economic independence, it's still remaining … [Read more...]