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BCF 341: Weathering Economic Storms in Real Estate with Chris Prefontaine

Bulletproof Cashflow: Multifamily & Apartment Investing for Financial Freedom

For many investors, one of the greatest benefits of building passive income in real estate is the ability to spend time doing what you want to do. However, this is contingent upon you building a sustainable portfolio that can withstand the tough economic times and prosper in the good times as well. Real estate veteran Chris Prefontaine shares tips on finding assets, becoming an authority for buyers and sellers, and how to prepare your business for an economic downturn.


13 Sep 2022

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Getting Everybody Aligned Creates Growth with Chris Prefontaine at Wicked Smart

Growth Think Tank

Leaders all across the world would say that one of the most important aspects in creating the kind of growth that is necessary is getting everyone in the company aligned. Every leader should start looking at the bigger picture and understand everyone’s role within the company. Good employee alignment is essential to helping employees stay focused and maximizing profits for the company. Today’s guest is Chris Prefontaine, CEO, and founder of Wicked Smart. Inc Magazine ranked his company #3938 on the 2022 Inc 5000 list. Wicked Smart empowers individuals and families to create the life of their dreams. They encourage aspiring investors and entrepreneurs to take the first step towards creating REAL income with real estate. In this episode, Chris shares how the company grew together at the same rate and direction. We also discuss how sharing customer stories on how their life was changed and the impact the team has made on them kept employees aligned. Get the show notes for Getting Everybody Aligned Creates Growth with Chris Prefontaine at Wicked Smart Click to Tweet: Listening to a fantastic episode on Growth Think Tank featuring #ChrisPrefontaine with your host @GeneHammett https://bit.ly/gttChrisPrefontaine #GettingEveryoneAligned #GeneHammettPodcast #Inc2021 #GHepisode914 #DBASmartRealEstateCoach #RealEstateCoach Give Growth Think Tank a review on iTunes!


22 Aug 2022

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#172: How To Handle The Current Real Estate Cycle with Chris Prefontaine

Multifamily Investing with Multifamily Attorney Charles Dobens

Chris Prefontaine has been in real estate for almost 30 years. His experience ranges from constructing new homes in the ‘90s and owning a Realty Executive Franchise to running his own investments (commercial & residential) and coaching clients throughout North America. Chris and I discuss how to handle the current real estate cycle. For more information or to get started in multifamily investing, please visit: https://www.multifamilyinvestingacademy.com/.


5 Aug 2022

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Getting Wicked Smart - Chris Prefontaine

The Mark Struczewski Podcast

Chris Prefontaine is a 3-time best-selling author of Real Estate on Your Terms, The New Rules of Real Estate Investing, and Moneeka Sawyer’s Real Estate Investing for Women. He’s also the Founder and CEO of Smart Real Estate Coach and host of the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast. His website Overwhelmed? Snag the free guide, 10 Quick Ways to Conquer Overwhelm! It's my gift to you. http://OverwhelmSucks.com WHO IS MARK STRUCZEWSKI? Mark “Ski” Struczewski (also known as Mister Productivity) is a productivity expert that is obsessed with helping 100 million solopreneurs bust through overwhelm by 2032.


30 Jul 2022

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The Business Power Hour with Deb Krier

Chris Prefontaine is a 3-time best-selling author of Real Estate on Your Terms, The New Rules of Real Estate Investing, and Moneeka Sawyer's Real Estate Investing for Women. He is the Founder and CEO of Smart Real Estate Coach and host of the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast.Click here to receive free copies of Real Estate On Your Terms and Deal Structure Overtime. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


25 Jul 2022

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Ep 292 How to Build and Scale Your Team with Chris Prefontaine

Richer Soul

Take away: You have to take the time to set your goals, plan out what you want to achieve and come up with who's going to do what and be responsible. Action step: Check out the very specific link, our best selling hard copy real estate on your terms book. Bio: Chris Prefontaine is a 3-time best-selling author of Real Estate on Your Terms, The New Rules of Real Estate Investing, and Moneeka Sawyer’s Real Estate Investing for Women. He’s also the Founder and CEO of SmartRealEstateCoach.com and host of the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast. Chris has been in real estate for almost 30 years. His experience ranges from constructing new homes in the ‘90s and owning a Realty Executive Franchise to running his own investments (commercial & residential) and coaching clients throughout North America. Today, Chris runs his own buying and selling businesses with his family team, which purchases 2-5 properties monthly, so they’re in the trenches every single week. They also help their Associates and students do the exact same thing all across North America, working together on another 10-15 properties every month. Having been through several real estate cycles, Chris understands the challenges of this business and helps students navigate the constantly changing real estate waters. Highlights from this episode: Link to episode page What do you think is the most valuable land in the world? Fear of failure You can find a way to have someone help you Find someone that's in business that has gone through starting as a solo preneur and then scaling, even if it's not that huge. It’s important to build a team in Real Estate. Affiliate link: https://wickedsmartbooks.com/richersoul/ Free giveaway:  Master's Class: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/mastersclass Strategy Call: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/action Book Request: wickedsmartbooks.com/richersoul Website: http://www.smartrealestatecoach.com/ Podcast: https://www.smartrealestatecoach.com/podcast Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/smartrealestatecoach Google +: https://plus.google.com/+Smartrealestatecoachchannel Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/smartrealestatecoach Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smartrealestatecoach/ LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisprefontaine Twitter: https://twitter.com/smartrecoach Richer Soul Life Beyond Money. You got rich, now what? Let’s talk about your journey to more a purposeful, intentional, amazing life. Where are you going to go and how are you going to get there? Let’s figure that out together. At the core is the financial well being to be able to do what you want, when you want, how you want. It’s about personal freedom! Thanks for listening! Show Sponsor: http://profitcomesfirst.com/ Schedule your free no obligation call: https://bookme.name/rockyl/lite/intro-appointment-15-minutes If you like the show please leave a review on iTunes: http://bit.do/richersoul https://www.facebook.com/richersoul http://richersoul.com/ rocky@richersoul.com Some music provided by Junan from Junan Podcast Any financial advice is for educational purposes only and you should consult with an expert for your specific needs.


12 Jul 2022

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732: Chris Prefontaine: Real Estate In The Trenches

Cashflow Ninja

My guest in this episode is Chris Prefontaine. Chris is the best-selling author of Real Estate On Your Terms and The New Rules of Real Estate Investing. A real estate investor with over 28 years experience in the field, Chris is the founder of Smart Real Estate Coach and host of the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast. He lives in Newport, Rhode Island with his wife, Kim, and their family. Chris operates the family business with his son, Nick, his daughter, Kayla, his son-in-law, Zach, and an amazing team. Chris has been a big advocate of constant education. He and his family mentor, coach, consult, and actually partner with students around the country, teaching them to do exactly what their company does. Between their existing Associates nationwide and their own deals, Chris and his family are still acquiring 5-10 properties every month and control between $20 to $30 million dollars worth of real estate deals -- all done on TERMS without using their own cash, credit, or signing for loans. Chris and his family believe strongly in giving back to the community. They currently support Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Brighton, MA, 3 Angels Foundation in Newport, RI, and the Wounded Warrior Project by giving a percentage of all deals to those causes. Interview Links: Smart Real Estate Coach: https://smartrealestatecoach.com/ Episode Sponsors: Producers Wealth: Create Your Own Banking System In 30 Days Or Less www.producerswealth.com GoBundance: The Tribe For Healthy, Wealthy, Generous Men Who Choose To Lead EPIC Lives www.gobundance.com Accountable Equity: Resort Hospitality & Efficient Income Cash Flow Investments www.accountableequity.com Strategic Metals Invest: Invest In Rare Earth Elements & Technology Metals www.strategicmetalsinvest.com The Real Asset Investor: Build Wealth With Higher Yield Cash Flow www.therealassetinvestor.com Penumbra Solutions: Buy Your Equity Like Institutions With Life Settlements www.thepenumbraplan.com  - password “penumbra” Producers Capital Partners: Multiply Capital Through Alternative Investments  www.producerscapitalpartners.com Lavish Keys: Your Turnkey Solution For Luxury Short Term Rentals www.lavishkeys.com Grab My Book: The 21 Best Cashflow Niches™: www.cashflowninja.com/21niches Programs: The Cashflow Ninja Cashflow Investors Club™: www.cashflowninja.com/club Your Own Banking System™ : www.yourownbankingsystem.com Your Own Family Office™: www.cashflowninja.com/familyoffice The Crypto Investing Method™: www.cashflowninja.com/crypto The Cashflow Creator Formula™: www.cashflowninja.com/creator The Cashflow Core Builder™: www.casflowninja.com/core The Cashflow Multiplier™: www.cashflowninja.com/multiplier The Cashflow Quantum™: www.cashflowninja.com/quantum Connect With Us: Website: http://cashflowninja.com Podcast: http://cashflowinvestingsecrets.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cashflowninja/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mclaubscher Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecashflowninja/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mclaubscher/cashflow-ninja/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mclaubscher/ Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/Cashflowninja Bitchute: https://www.bitchute.com/channel/cashflowninja/ Rumble: https://rumble.com/c/c-329875 Odysee: https://odysee.com/@Cashflowninja:9 Gab Tv: https://tv.gab.com/channel/cashflowninja Brighteon: https://www.brighteon.com/channels/cashflowninja Parler: https://parler.com/profile/cashflowninja/ Gettr: https://gettr.com/user/mclaubscher Gab: https://gab.com/cashflowninja Minds: https://www.minds.com/cashflowninja Biggerpockets: https://www.biggerpockets.com/users/mclaubscher Medium: https://medium.com/@mclaubscher Substack: https://mclaubscher.substack.com/


27 Jun 2022

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Learn Creative Financing to Build Your REI Empire without $$$ Out of Pocket with Chris Prefontaine

Unstoppable REI Wealth

REI never has to break the bank...You just have to BREAK the RULES - legally!"Can't spend what you don't have(??)", says you while confining yourself within the box.Chris Prefontaine teaches us how we can Bust Out of the Box with some Wicked Smart and Creative Financing Strategies you can leverage to build generational wealth, paving the path to true financial freedom!Chris is The Guru of Creative Financing, 3-time Best-Selling Author, Founder of Smart Real Estate Coach – a family business with his son Nick, daughter Kayla, and son-in-law Zachary.The family team coaches investors on how to properly scale and automate their businesses throughout North America — all without using their own cash, credit, or taking out bank loans to buy property.The Secret?With you as the buyer, your job is to convince the seller to “become the bank”, and it starts with good listening skills – details let you come at them either as a PROBLEM SOLVER or someone highly capable of helping them achieve their goals.Either approach always nets you Win/Win!Basically, you’re never leaving opportunities on the table when you can direct DEALS on Your OWN TERMS through Creative Financing Strategies!What does it mean to buy and sell Real Estate on TERMS? How do you do Seller Financing the right way? How do you control $60-80 million of real estate with your Wicked Smart Community with little to no money down and not signing on loans?Learn more from the source (+ GET FREEBIES)!!!Check these out to learn more about Chris Prefontaine and Smart Real Estate Coach!FaceBook: /SmartRealEstateCoachYoutube: /SmartRealEstateCoachInstagram: @SmartRealEstateCoachGrab Your FREEBIES NOW!!!FREE Best-Selling Books: WickedSmartBooks.com/UnstoppableFREE Master’s Class: SmartRealEstateCoach.com/MastersclassThank you all for listening and I will see you on the next episode.When you're ready, head on over tohttps://billyalvaro.comhttps://billyssecrets.comTo get some neat (and FREE) Tools | Tips | Tricks to help you in REI!


10 Jun 2022

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What It Takes to Be a Full Time Real Estate Investor with Chris Prefontaine

Let's Talk Real Estate Investing with Sharon Vornholt

I have gotten the same question from a number of people recently who want to know what it takes to be a full-time real estate investor. They want to transition from part-time investing to full-time real estate investing, and I can’t think of someone better to talk about this than my guest today, Chris Prefontaine. Listen in as Chris gives you some of his best tips to make this transition. Let's dive in! Chris has been in real estate for over 30 years, he is a 3-time best-selling author, and he has a wide range of experience that includes new construction as well as both residential and commercial real estate investing. Chris currently purchases 2-5 properties a month in his buying and selling business. He is also a coach, and the host of the popular podcast, the Smart Real Estate Coach. Key Highlights: [00:00 - 06:34] Opening Segment • Chris shares his background and work • How to become a full-time real estate investor • Chris' business was built after the 2008 crash when he decided not to take out bank loans and risk exposure again [06:35 - 15:36] Building a Business: Tips from a Real Estate Mentor • How Chris became a coach and how coaches should be held accountable • How people should match their investing strategies with their strengths and weaknesses • Chris gives an example of a mentor who he did not agree with and why • Why doing term deals can be a major advantage in the real estate market [15:37 - 26:16] Protecting Your Business in a Changing Market • The option that allows buyers to purchase the property without having to take on any financial burden • Why sellers are willing to transfer the property to the buyer and leave the loan in their name • Chris's outlook on how the market conditions have changed since the 2008 recession, and how this affects the way people should do business [26:17 - 32:35] Closing Segment • Don't sign bank debt personally • Find an attorney who is an investor and smart, and have them tweak your contracts to make sure you're protected in case of market fluctuations • Chris offers free resources that can help you to learn about real estate and make deals Want to connect with Chris? Follow him on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter. Check out Smart Real Estate Coach, and join the family that gets results! Resources Mentioned: The Smart Real Estate Coach Key Quotes: "Whatever niche in real estate you're in. Find someone in the niche that you can trust, that you can get behind morally and ethically." - Chris Prefontaine "You don't have to sign personally on bank debt and you won't worry as much about market fluctuations." - Chris Prefontaine   Want to Learn More? Connect with me through my website, Instagram, and LinkedIn Or you can send me an email at sharon@sharonvornholt.com Be sure to check out the Louisville Gals Real Estate Blog and my course Probate Investing Simplified. Learn more about this podcast on iTunes, or Stitcher. If you liked my show, please LEAVE AN HONEST REVIEW, like, and subscribe!


9 Jun 2022

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Commercial Real Estate Team Building with Chris Prefontaine - CRE PN #352

Commercial Real Estate Pro Network

Today, my guest is Chris Prefontaine. Chris has 25 plus years experience in real estate as a builder, developer, realtor, real estate investor. And he's also a best selling author. He's got a couple of books, real estate on your terms, the new rules of real estate investing and real estate investing for women. And in just a minute, we're going to speak with Chris about building the team. But first a quick reminder, if you like our show, CRE PN Radio, there are a couple things you can do to help us out. You can like, share and subscribe. And as always, we encourage you to leave a comment, we'd love to hear from our listeners. Also, if you'd like to see how handsome Our guests are, be sure to check out our YouTube channel. And you can find us on YouTube at commercial real estate pro network. With that I want to welcome my guest, Chrisc welcome to CRE PN Radio.


12 May 2022