The Commercial Investing Show

Jason Hartman talks with CEO of the NHP Foundation, Richard Burns, about the affordable housing crisis in the United States. The current method of creating affordable housing isn't working for anyone, but Richard thinks there's a way that it can be solved that benefits all parties.

Key Takeaways:

[1:36] What solutions are available for affordable housing?

[4:29] The two components of real estates value

[6:12] We are nowhere near meeting the affordable housing demand, so what do we do?

[10:09] Where did the high paying, real careers go that made people end up in careers that were meant to be stop-gap jobs?

[12:16] What does Richard's non-profit do?

[15:51] Richard's thoughts on rent control

[17:42] What the Baby Boomer survey showed

Website:

www.NHPFoundation.org

Direct download: CI_122_Richard_Burns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25pm EST

Jason goes into his client case study with Gary & Sue Pinkerton. The two give Jason a lot of background on why they're investing in real estate, why they continued investing even when their initial property went horribly awry, the way (and reason) they went about their mortgage sequencing, and how they picked the markets they're currently in.

Key Takeaways:

[2:22] Gary & Sue's first property did NOT start off well

[7:12] It's crucial to listen to your wife's intuition

[11:04] How Gary & Sue decided to split up their mortgages and why

[14:13] Why Gary & Sue picked the markets they're in today

[18:22] Sue's self-management tips

[21:58] The fragmented nature of single family real estate investing is frustrating

[25:19] There's NO SUCH THING as a passive investment

Websites:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

Direct download: CI_121_Pinkertons.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Jason Hartman talks with Peter Shankman, author of Faster Than Normal: Turbocharge Your Focus, Productivity, and Success with the Secrets of the ADHD Brain, about how people with ADHD can use it to their advantage, what actions people need to take in order to be successful in their ventures, how to figure out what your audience wants, and when to ignore your audience.

Key Takeaways:

[4:04] How is ADHD a benefit?

[6:31] It's important to set up your life in a way that doesn't allow you to get derailed, and the 4 undeniable ADHD life rules

[9:35] You can lead the life you want, you just have to be willing to make the trade offs

[13:43] Your audience will tell you what they want and where they are, if you're willing to listen

[15:38] The only time you want to ignore what your audience is saying they want is when you're a part of a big market disruptor

Website:

www.ShankMinds.com

www.FasterThanNormal.com

Direct download: CI_120_Peter_Shankman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:55pm EST

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