The Commercial Investing Show

Matt and Jason Hartman join forces again on the Epic Real Estate Investing podcast, but this time to discuss debt, inflation, and housing supply.


Direct download: CI_294_MattTheriault.mp3
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It's been a long time since Jason Hartman has done a listener question episode, so he and Adam sit down and get to some of the questions that have come in.

Listen in as the two explore how to attack coming inflation, why banks give out loans, the future of housing prices, and more.

Key Takeaways:

[2:37] Listener Question from Terry about profiting from inflation if you can't get an investment property

[10:21] Listener Question from CluverBusy about why banks give mortgages if it's so advantageous to the borrower

[15:58] Listener Question from Rich Jarsky: what's the best market to buy income properties in?

[24:10] Listener Question from Peter: What about when you can't get a fixed rate mortgage

[25:21] Listener Question from Ju Liu: Will we ever see housing prices go down?


Direct download: CI_293_ListenerQs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT

Tax sales are what Julia Spencer refers to as the "wild west of real estate". Listen in as she tells Jason Hartman why that is. Julia explains why tax sales are so appealing, some of her success stories, things to watch for in the industry, and how you can get involved.

Julia and Jason also dive into the current real estate market. The two look at how Covid has changed the renter dynamics, especially in the short-term rental world.

Key Takeaways:

[4:01] The basics of tax sales

[8:49] One of the draws of the industry is the low cost of entry

[12:52] There's a learning curve with tax deed investing but it can be done in a couple months

[17:26] Julia's thought's on the current real estate market

[19:58] It's gotten a lot easier to find good tenants in this environment

[23:58] Short term rental tenants have changed in the Covid world


Direct download: CI_292_JuliaSpencer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36pm EDT

Covid put a scare into many landlords, but single family residences ended up doing quite well in many parts of the country. The southeast in particular did really well. Chay Lapin, President at Kay Properties & Investments, joins Jason Hartman to discuss how they were able to have 96+% rent collection, and how his company is able to use Delaware Statutory Trusts (DST) to help protect investors in their syndications and 1031 exchanges.

Key Takeaways:

[1:17] Real estate in the southeast has been great throughout the pandemic

[5:41] Sean's typical deal size and investor profile

[7:19] Some of the benefits of a DST

[11:20] Where is the rental market going?


Direct download: CI_291_ChayLapin.mp3
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Jason Hartman talks with Ken Honda, author of Happy Money, The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money, to discuss why giving is so powerful, the importance of money, and more.

Key Takeaways:

[3:59] What does it mean to not be at peace with your money

[8:40] Money is just a number and an idea

[12:41] Ken's money container philosophy

[16:53] What you appreciate, appreciates

[21:56] What you can do to invite more happy money into your life


Direct download: CI_290_Honda.mp3
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