The Commercial Investing Show

Jason Hartman and one of the network's Florida market specialists discuss the Jacksonville market and what kind of housing is currently available. The two break down a pro forma for one of the available new construction properties and examine why Florida has become such a hot spot for people fleeing both the East and West coast states.

Key Takeaways:

[3:44] Florida is now drawing people from the East and West coast

[5:44] Jacksonville market profile

[9:43] Examining a pro forma of one of the new construction properties available in Florida

[12:16] There are a couple properties available that you could take advantage of in a 1031 exchange

[15:09] People are moving to Jacksonville to be near St Augustine, which is the 2nd busiest place for tourists in Florida behind Disneyworld

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

Direct download: CI_202_Florida.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Jason Hartman talks with client Greg Scott about his journey from accidental landlord to an owner of multifamily properties. Greg and Jason examine why people don't know whether they're winning or losing, how Greg was able to continue investing through the Great Recession, and what sort of demographics are making being a landlord look better and better.

Key Takeaways:

[2:24] Greg's journey to becoming an accidental landlord

[6:01] People often don't know whether they're winning or losing

[11:08] When you hear about the returns people get from real estate and want to do the same, you have to actually act on it

[12:41] Greg's plan for his new multifamily facility

[15:27] How worried was Greg when he was investing in property during the Great Recession?

[19:33] Does Greg see the same thing about high rental demand as Jason does?

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

Direct download: CI_201_Greg_Scott.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Jason Hartman talks with Tal Ben-Shahar, co-founder of The Happiness Studies Academy and best-selling author of Happier and the new book, Short Cuts to Happiness: Life-Changing Lessons from My Barber, about how you measure happiness, predictors of happiness and what sorts of things Tal was able to learn from his barber. They also discuss whether Millennials and Generation Z to see if they've been coddled too much or if we've just learned how to better communicate with them.

Key Takeaways:

[3:05] How do you rate a country's happiness?

[5:31] There's only one thing that predicts happiness levels on a national level

[9:50] The hazards of social media on happiness

[11:53] Lessons learned from Tal's barber

[17:23] How to praise people properly to encourage growth

[20:11] If you don't teach people to face reality then you're setting them up for failure

[23:36] The first step toward happiness is, surprisingly, allowing in unhappiness

Website:

www.TalBenShahar.com

Direct download: CI_200_Tal_Ben_Shahar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41am EST

Jason Hartman talks with Laurence Kotlikoff, William Fairfield Warren Professor and Professor of Economics at Boston University, about the massive amount of unfunded mandates that are awaiting the United States. Currently he has that number pegged around $239 trillion, and there are only a few ways that can be resolved.

They also discuss how his software, Maxifi, can help those people who are planning toward retirement. Laurence explains the intricacies, assumptions that many people don't make when factoring in their savings.

Key Takeaways:

[1:47] The most recent number the unfunded mandates are going to cost

[8:42] Does Laurence believe in Supply-Side Economics?

[11:51] Consuming your way to prosperity has never worked before and won't now

[15:10] How Laurence would have dealt with the collapse of Lehman Brothers to calm the public's response to the start of the Great Recession

[18:54] Laurence's take on Jason's 6 ways the government can get out of its hole

[24:25] Is the future inflationary?

[25:52] What do we need to do to plan for the future?

[32:10] How much time it takes to input your data into Maxifi

[35:46] Many people are saving too much for their later life because they're scared

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

www.Maxifi.com

www.Kotlikoff.net

www.PurplePlans.org

Jason Hartman's Real Estate Investor Update Alexa Skill

Direct download: CI_199_Laurence_Kotlikoff.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm EST

Jason Hartman talks with Ryan Minekime, co-founder of REIanalyst, about how his tool allows investors to whittle down their list of potential properties quickly.

Key Takeaways:

[1:30] REIanalyst was born out of a need Ryan had to see more properties in less time

[4:39] How Ryan's data is figured out when making assumptions on properties

[7:22] Where REIanalyst gets their data

[11:16] Information for investors is severely lacking

Website:

www.REIanalyst.com

www.JasonHartman.com

Direct download: CI_198_Ryan_Minekime.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56pm EST

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