The Commercial Investing Show

It might look like a children's book, but Goodnight Obama is more than just that. It's an important reminder that parody is critical in this day and age.

Dr Jerome Corsi is author of Goodnight Obama, and is also head of the Washington, DC News Bureau for Alex Jones and The two discuss his newest book, as well as what Jerome is expecting out of President Trump, and where we are in the business cycle.

Key Takeaways:

[1:10] Why Jerome wrote Goodnight Obama

[6:41] Are Trump voters going to be pleasantly surprised when they realize what he's doing in office?

[17:30] Trump's version of "infrastructure spending" isn't the usual stuff that liberals think

[21:46] According to the idea of business cycles we're due for a recession. Is it going to hit Trump, will he avoid it, or is the idea of a business cycle outdated?

[24:23] The return of the USA to a carbon based economy



Direct download: CI_83_Jerome_Corsi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am EDT

The housing market is always on a pendulum, but where are we now? Self driving cars are going to be changing the dynamics of our society, but are they going to push more people into the city or have more people moving to the suburbs? Jason Hartman and Matt Slepin, President of Terra Search Partners, discuss what is going on in real estate today, and how our changing environment is impacting real estate in the future.

Key Takeaways:

[2:51] Where Matt thinks we are in the business cycle, and whether we've overbuilt apartments

[7:04] The issues going on in the retail and office investment markets, and why apartment investing makes more sense these days

[11:28] The rise of the autonomous vehicles and how they will change the real estate demand equation

[15:44] What does Urban Land Institute do and what issues are being discussed?

[19:37] What Matt has learned in his real estate podcast

[23:06] Two conflicting trends in property management


Direct download: CI_81_Matt_Slepin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37pm EDT

The Platinum Rule is ready to take the place of the Golden Rule. Don't do unto others as you would have them do unto you, do unto others as they're like done unto them. The rule is key for Dr Tony Alessandra in his quest to help companies turn prospects into promoters. Tony was inducted into the NSA Speakers Hall of Fame in 1985, was selected as one of's Top 5 Sales/Marketing/Customer Service Speakers from 2010-2014.

Tony and Jason Hartman break down how companies can use the Platinum Rule to better their business, and turn your clients into happy marketers who will help you out-market, out-sell, and out-service the competition.


The Platinum Rule Book

Direct download: CI_80_Tony_Alessandra.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:10pm EDT

There are new rules in town, as Fannie Mae recently announced. So Jason Hartman called in his lender, Joe, to get a rundown of what exactly has changed. Investors can put 20% down on the first 10 properties purchased, but there are caveats. Once you own the property, however, you have options.

Key Takeaways:

[1:45] Fannie Mae allows borrowers to put 20% down or the first 10 properties.

[3:58] Interest rates are rising so lock the rate on your property rate now.

[8:52] 85-90 days in the maximum time to lock in a rate.

[10:23] Joe explains loan level price adjustments to rate.

[12:37] The Trump administration may replace the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

[17:30] The ease or difficulty of qualifying for a loan.

Direct download: CI_79_New_Financing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EDT