The Commercial Investing Show

Jason Hartman and in-house economist Thomas take today's episode to examine the 10 things that are happening in the US and abroad that are making the most impact in 2019. Among them are the US/China trade war, interest rates, the Mueller Report, millennial household formations, and more.

Key Takeaways:

[1:23] The best thing that's happened so far in 2019 is lower interest rates

[4:04] Household formation for millennials is looking really good for investors

[6:46] The Fed being receptive of market conditions has been a good omen for 2019

[11:39] The 3% GDP growth they said we needed to "pay" for the Trump tax cuts happened

[14:38] Blogcast on Creative Destruction

[20:34] The Mueller Report's impact on the housing market

[23:16] The US needs to negotiate with China now before we operate out of a position of weakness

[25:29] When China sat out the bond auction recently it created a wild swing


Jason Hartman's Real Estate Investor Update Alexa Skill

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Jason Hartman talks with Howard Jennings, Managing Partner at Stateside APM, about how entities can help foreign real estate investors, as well as how those same foreign investors can save themselves money in creating those entities and avoiding double taxation in certain areas.

Key Takeaways:

[1:50] Do foreign investors need to have entities like an LLC?

[4:44] Some states have higher fees than others, and Canada can even tax you twice

[8:50] Services provided by Stateside APM

[16:16] Nearly every decision in life comes down to instant gratification vs delayed gratification


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Jason Hartman talks with Gary Boomershine, real estate coach, real estate investor and founder of REIvault, about the differences between real estate investors and a real estate entrepreneur, as well as ways that you can protect yourself from inflation. Gary and Jason discuss the great part of buy and hold investing and what Gary sees as the future for the economy and real estate.

Key Takeaways:

[2:28] What is a real estate investor?

[6:28] Gary used to flip houses but now regrets every house he ever sold

[11:44] Gary's experience as a hard money lender

[17:53] Gary's take on the VRBO market

[24:34] First position lending can be a hedge

[30:31] Right now Gary's a bit pessimistic about the market and is taking some chips off the table, while some of his cohorts are going full in

[32:58] The 3 areas Gary believes need to be very careful in today's market


Direct download: CI_182_Gary_Boomershine.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Andres Pira, CEO of Blue Horizon Developments, Managing Director of Phuket Condos & Homes and author of the book Homeless to Billionaire – The 18 Principles of Wealth Attraction and Creating Unlimited Opportunity, about his journey through real estate investing and how he reached this point in his career. Andres explains the importance of giving before expecting and how that will help you succeed in business and life.

Key Takeaways:

[1:48] Andres' path through the real estate world

[6:06] You have to take risks in life, so just make sure you consider the worst case scenario and whether you can bounce back from it

[9:40] Vibrational giving: give out first, then good things will come later

[14:49] Stop trying to win deals and make them win-win


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