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The REI Diamonds Show-Real Estate Investment Podcast

Real Estate Investing Podcast designed to help experienced real estate investors make & keep more money. The REI Diamonds Show is a loose discussion between Dan & expert guests focused on strategies for avoiding risk & generating profits. Many of the guests generate more than $1 Million in profit per year-investing in real estate.

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REI Diamonds Show with Fleming Schutrumpf on Building a Rental Portfolio to Escape the 9-5

Fleming & Dan Discuss: Buying in the “Right” Markets for Appreciation Bankruptcy Impact on Evicting a Tenant Best time to Buy Real Estate Nightmare Tenant Issues & How to Deal with them Importance of Building a Money Machine Mentioned Episodes: (There are 93 Content Packed Interviews in Total) Austin Stack on Being Drafted Onto the Diamond Equity Team Mitch Ripkin on Soft Hard Money & Self Managing Rentals Paul Sloate  Monthly Market Update for August Resources Mentioned in the Episode:www.RentalRealEstateBook.com Do You Know Anyone Else Who’s a Real Estate Investor?  Do You Think They’d Also Enjoy this Episode?Please Forward this Link & Tell Them to: Sign Up for the REI Diamonds Weekly Podcast Your Copy of “Become a Wholesale Real Estate Master” Just Go to www.REIDiamonds.com to Download a Copy & Check out Recent Popular Episodes.

39mins

31 Aug 2017

Rank #1

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REI Diamonds Show with Nathan Krauthamer on Scaling Up to Commercial Deals

Nathan & Dan Discuss: Power of Buying in Gentrifying/Emerging Markets Why Bigger Projects are Easier than Single Family Houses Repurposing an 85,000 sq. ft. Factory Building Why Commercial/Office Tenants are Better than Residential Tenants Mentioned Episodes: (There are 80 Content Packed Interviews in Total) Paul Sloate on the January 2017 Monthly Market Update Austin Stack on Being Drafted onto the Diamond Equity Team Josh Inglis on Building New Construction & Selecting Rentals on Chicago’s South Side Donna Spina on Hiring & Retaining in the Real Estate Business Resources Mentioned in the Episode:www.AHomeRentals.com Do You Know Anyone Else Who’s a Real Estate Investor?  Do You Think they’d Also Enjoy this Episode?Please Forward this Link & Tell Them to: Sign Up for the REI Diamonds Weekly Podcast Your Copy of “7 Sources of Off Market Deals” Just Go to www.REIDiamonds.com to Download a Copy & Check out Recent Popular Episodes.

49mins

17 Feb 2017

Rank #2

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REI Diamonds Show with Tod Holland on How to Advertise for Sellers with Facebook

Tod & Dan Discuss: Relationship between the Dow & Real Estate Markets How to Run Facebook Ads Split Testing Ads for Seller Leads Gaming the Facebook Algorithm to get Low Cost Leads Mentioned Episodes: (There are 81 Content Packed Interviews in Total) Paul Sloate on the February 2017 Monthly Market Update Austin Stack on Being Drafted onto the Diamond Equity Team Nathan Krauthamer on Scaling Up to Commercial Deals Carl Fischer on Private Lending & Tax Free Real Estate Investing Resources Mentioned in the Episode:www.InsideCRM.comTod@WorkWithTod.com Do You Know Anyone Else Who’s a Real Estate Investor?  Do You Think they’d Also Enjoy this Episode?Please Forward this Link & Tell Them to: Sign Up for the REI Diamonds Weekly Podcast Your Copy of “7 Sources of Off Market Deals” Just Go to www.REIDiamonds.com to Download a Copy & Check out Recent Popular Episodes.

55mins

3 Mar 2017

Rank #3

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Economic Forecast for 2020 with Paul Sloate

Paul & I Discuss: Why did the Fed Just Lower Rates? When to Expect the Next Recession Will Priced Drop like it’s 2009? How to Review Your Portfolio to Prepare Relevant Episodes: (There are 144 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  Ian Walsh on Why Your Offers are NOT Getting Accepted Get FREE ACH Payment Processing on Rentals with Eachan Fletcher Tom Shallcross on Building a Portfolio Lightening Fast Dan Breslin on Raising Private Money for Single Family Flips Resources Mentioned in this Episode:www.GreenDrakeAdvisors.com

39mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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REI Diamonds Show with Dan Clarton on Making More Money from Less Deals

Dan & I Discuss Why Doing More Deals is Not Always to Best Strategy Getting Off the Webinar Cycle of “Shiny Object” Ideas Closing Every Deal Instead of Wholesaling Reasons NOT to Buy Rental Property Starting in Real Estate from a Stand StillAfter starting in 2011 and being laid off from corporate America, Dan Clarton has built a successful multi-6 figure business buying and selling houses.  Dan is co-owner of Investors Title Services in the suburbs of Chicago with previous REI Diamonds Show guest Joe Mueller.  Dan started off wholesaling & doing lease options before finding his focus in doing what pays best-Property Acquisition (BUYING HOUSES).  In addition to wholesaling, Dan flips houses, holds rentals, and owns 150 ATM machines throughout the Chicagoland market.  At the time of recording, Dan was gearing up to do a 100-mile bike ride in North Carolina. Mentioned Episodes: (There are 104 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  Paul Sloate on Quarter 2 Market Update Joe Mueller on Picking the BEST Deals for Your Portfolio Dan Breslin on Gentrification-Doubling Property Values Austin Stack on $1 Million in 14 Months Resources Mentioned in the Episode:www.RINGChicago.com

44mins

15 Jun 2018

Rank #5

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Why Single Family is Better than Multi-Family for Building Wealth with Greg Rand

Greg & I Discuss: Reasons Why Single Family is Better than Multi Family Considering Liquidity when Investing in Real Estate Data Points for Selecting  a Market Greg’s Favorite Single Family Real Estate Markets Relevant Episodes: (There are 144 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  Ian Walsh on Why Your Offers are NOT Getting Accepted Get FREE ACH Payment Processing on Rentals with Eachan Fletcher Tom Shallcross on Building a Portfolio Lightening Fast Dan Breslin on Raising Private Money for Single Family Flips Resources Mentioned in this Episode:www.RentersWarehouse.com

46mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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REI Diamonds Show with Carl Fischer on Private Lending & Tax Free Real Estate Investing

1hr 7mins

20 Feb 2017

Rank #7

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REI Diamonds Show with Andrew Holmes on 850 Flips & 180 Rentals

Andrew & I Discuss Why Flipping Properties is NOT Investing Investment Philosophy-Why Andrew Buys Where he Holds Best Source of Deals Highest Value Skill for New/Beginner Investors 850 Fix & Flip Deals & 180 RentalsBuilt #1 Flipping Team In Chicago 850 Fix & Flip, Wholesale & Rental Deals in the Chicago Market Started the # 1 Real Estate Investors Assocaiton in the country Chicago area with over 6000 member in 3.5 years. Own over 180 rental properties. (Over 20 Million In Assets Owned) Started Chicago Real Estate Investors Association with over 5000 members in 3 years with 12 locations making it the #1 Real Estate Investors Association in the US. Over 5 years in a row with the Top Real Estate radio show on AM 560 The Answer with over 20,000 listener base on each show Has personally worked with 300 investors in the Chicagoland area helping them develop rental portfolio of 3000+ rentals. Shared the stage with speaker like Les Brown, Lou Dobbs and many industry experts Mentioned Episodes: (There are 103 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  Paul Sloate on Quarter 2 Market Update Joe Mueller on Picking the BEST Deals for Your Portfolio Phil Falcone on Becoming Rich in Commercial Real Estate Austin Stack on $1 Million in 14 Months Resources Mentioned in the Episode:www.ChicagoREIA.org

50mins

8 Jun 2018

Rank #8

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REI Diamonds Show with Anna Barsky on Deferring Capital Gains

Anna & I Discuss: Planning Your 1031 Exchange to Close Successfully Impact of Refinance on Your 1031 Exchange Entities suitable for the Replacement Property Details on My Recent 1031 Exchange Improvement/Build to Suit Exchanges Relevant Episodes: (There are 138 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  John Matheson on How to Access Commercial Credit Matt Skinner on Multi Family & Multi Million Dollar New Const. Dan Breslin on How VIP Buyers & Agents Access Secret, Off Market Deals Resources Mentioned in this Episode:www.IPX1031.comanna.barsky@ipx1031.com request “Reference Guide”

41mins

11 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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REI Diamonds Show with Michael Quarles on Closing More than 1,000 Off Market Deals Across the U.S.

Michael & I Discuss How to Select Markets with High Probability of Profitability 9 Marketing Strategies for Generating Off Market Deals Finding Operating Partners in Distant Markets Using Text Campaigns to Attract and Qualify Deals Buying 1,000 Houses Across the U.S.Michael Quarles is an accomplished real estate broker, contractor and expert specializing in residential real estate. Michael bought his first property before age 20 and has contracted thousands of deals since then. As an active and current investor understands what it takes to be successful in today’s market. Michael is well known for YellowLetters.com, the largest marketing company for real estate investors, 1800Sell4Cash, BSFF Academy, where he teaches real estate investing, and the creator of Wholetailing. Effectively turning the industry into a hands off virtual and systemized business. Michael was at the forefront of buying real estate nationwide on a large scale. A popular podcast personality, Michael has been on or hosted over 250 podcasts. He lives in Central California with his beautiful bride, four boys, a wonderful MIL he calls mom, and a family member who is a retired Catholic priest. His life has been blessed from the love of dirt and it is his passion to create abundance and prosperity in those who desire greatness. Relevant Episodes: (There are 111 Content Packed Interviews in Total) Joe Fairless on Buying Multi-Family Apartment Complexes in Emerging Markets Austin Stack on $1 Million Dollars in 14 Months Chris Prefontaine on $75,000 Average Profit Per Deal Paul Sloate on 3rd Quarter 2018 Economic Market Update Resources Mentioned in the Episode:www.MichaelQuarles.com

57mins

9 Aug 2018

Rank #10

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REI Diamonds Show with John Matheson on How to Access Commercial Credit

John & I Discuss System for Approaching the RIGHT Bank for Your Loan Where to Get Financing-Even When Banks Aren’t Lending (2009) John’s Favorite Deal Turns $300K into $3 Million How to Develop Land WITHOUT Building a Single Structure Commercial Developer & Financing OracleJohn is the managing member of J. Healy Development, LLC. The company specializes in developing new projects into sustainable properties. John has been in the property development business for 26 years, and has been involved in transactions for developing, permitting, and/or financing of completed projects totalling over $50 million. Through J. Healy, John focuses on making multifamily, mixed-use, storage, and other commercial development properties more green and sustainable, lessening a property’s footprint while increasing its value. John Matheson is also the CEO of Commercial Loan Success, a so­ftware and education platform designed to help small business owners and property investors make more informed financing decisions. Using the Commercial Loan Success loan analysis so­ftware platform, commercial borrowers and commercial lenders are able to communicate more e‑effectively, and borrowers are able to approach commercial lenders more confidently, already knowing that their transactions are lendable. Through Commercial Loan Success, John hopes to provide the resources and educational materials that small business owners, entrepreneurs, and real estate investors can use to confidently obtain financing and grow their businesses profitably, all without being at the mercy of the predatory lenders. Relevant Episodes: (There are 114 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  Joe Fairless on Buying Multi-Family Apartment Complexes in Emerging Markets Austin Stack on $1 Million Dollars in 14 Months Russell Walker on $45,000/Month Positive Cash Flow with AirBnb Paul Sloate on 3rd Quarter 2018 Economic Market Update Resources Mentioned in the Episode:web.CommercialLoanSuccess.com/diamonds

51mins

31 Aug 2018

Rank #11

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REI Diamonds Show with Dan Schwartz on Managing Off Market Investor Deal Flow

Dan & I Discuss Step 1 in Scaling an Off Market Deal Investor Business Huge “AH-HA” moment for me and Diamond Equity Investments The Power in Automated Follow Up Systems Best Ways to Follow Up with Sellers in 2018 From Wholesaler to Software DeveloperDan Schwartz began his career in the Baltimore, Maryland region.  A newly minted marketing major, he sought out a partner with real estate knowledge and together they grew a volume wholesaling operations which eventually led to his next venture:  Founding Investorfuse.  Investorfuse is one of the leading CRM, or Customer Relationship Management systems available in the real estate investor marketplace.  Dan has a passion for helping the overwhelmed real estate entrepreneur work smarter and earn more by setting up effective systems. After launching InvestorFuse, a lead management workspace for real estate investing, he’s helped bring the power of automation to hundreds of happy investors and has built a strong community around the technology. When not working or investing, you’ll find Dan traveling, drumming, or helping other entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Relevant Episodes: (There are 115 Content Packed Interviews in Total) Michael Quarles on Closing More than 1,000 Off Market Deals Across the U.S. Austin Stack on $1 Million Dollars in 14 Months Russell Walker on $45,000/Month Positive Cash Flow with AirBnb Paul Sloate on 3rd Quarter 2018 Economic Market Update Resources Mentioned in the Episode:www.Investorfuse.com

51mins

6 Sep 2018

Rank #12

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REI Diamonds Show with Chris Prefontaine on $75,000 Average Profit Per Deal

Chris & I Discuss Structure of a $75,000 Deal Profit Easy Sources of these Deals Evolution of Mindset over 26 Years in Real Estate Zero Maintenance Calls on Your Properties Getting to $75,000 Per DealChris Prefontaine is a bestselling author and real estate investor with over26 years of experience in the field, including 18 years as a builder, realtor,broker/owner and investor.. He’s always been an entrepreneur even whenhe didn’t know it.  When he used to drag his wagon up to the street cornerand sell junk from his closet or when he used to purchase gum by the packand sell by the slice in middle school.In 1991, Chris began building homes and built 100 homes before startinghis own brokerage.  He then become a broker/owner and was selling 100homes a year with his small team.  Since the 2008 debacle he realized heneeded to reinvent his business so that he no longer had to use his ownmoney or credit. Aer years of coaching independently, Chris founded Smart Real EstateCoach in 2014. The company coaches investors on how to scale & automatetheir business throughout the US and Canada- all without using their cashor credit. Chris and his team, which includes his kids, have done over $80million in real estate transactions. They mentor, coach, consult and haveAssociates around the country doing exactly what they do. On top of that,they run their own buying and selling business so they’re in the trenchesevery single week.  Between their existing Associates around the Countryand their own deals, they’re still doing 5-10 properties every month andcontrol as of now between $20 million -$25 million of real estate with littleto no money downChris Prefontaine is a bestselling author and real estate investor with over 26 years of experience in the field, including 18 years as a builder, realtor, broker/owner and investor. He’s always been an entrepreneur even when he didn’t know it. When he used to drag his wagon up to the street corner and sell junk from his closet or when he used to purchase gum by the pack and sell by the slice in middle school. In 1991, Chris began building homes and built 100 homes before starting his own brokerage. He then become a broker/owner and was selling 100 homes a year with his small team. Since the 2008 debacle he realized he needed to reinvent his business so that he no longer had to use his own money or credit.   Today, Chris and his associates do 5-10 deals per month with average profits often exceeding $75,000. Mentioned Episodes: (There are 105 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  Andrew Holmes on 850 Flips & 180 Rentals Dan Breslin on Gentrification-Doubling Property Values Austin Stack on $1 Million in 14 Months Mark Podolsky on Investing in Raw Land Resources Mentioned in the Episode:www.SmartRealEstateCoach.comSmart Real Estate Coach Podcast: www.SmartRealEstateCoachPodcast.com Free Webinar: www.SmartRealEstateCoach.com/webinar/

51mins

22 Jun 2018

Rank #13

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Jeremy Ricci on Tax-Free Wholesaling, Subject-to & Owner Financing Deals

Jeremy Ricci & Dan Breslin Discuss: How to Wholesale Houses to Yourself “Tax-Free” Negotiating a Subject-to, Mortgage Take-Over Deal How to Structure the BEST Owner Finance Deals Best Thought Process for Building Wealth More Info About Jeremy Ricci at:Addicted 2 Real Estatewww.Addicted2RealEstate.com Siesta Key Beach Vacation Rentalswww.GoSiesta.com Know Anyone Else Who’d Enjoy this Episode?Send them this link and tell them to: Sign Up for the REI Diamonds Weekly Podcast Your Copy of “7 Sources of Off Market Deals” Just Go to www.REIDiamonds.com to Download a Copy & Check out Recent Popular Episodes.Recent Popular Episodes Matt Faircloth on Finding, Funding, & Executing Real Estate Investment Projects Mark Ainley on Pulling Back the Curtain of a High Volume Turn Key Rental Business Joe Mueller on REO Brokerage, Turn Key Rentals, & Buying Houses through Non-Performing Notes (NPN’s) Mike McLean, Author of Section 8 Bible, on Section 8 Rentals

55mins

17 Mar 2016

Rank #14

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Being a Professional Passive Investor with Dr. Jeff Anzalone

Jeff & I Discuss: How to Pay Off Student Debt Importance of the RIGHT Accountant for ANY Business Owner Fear Mentality vs Abundance Mentality Lender’s Perspective on Passive Real Estate Investing Relevant Episodes: (There are 153 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  Dan Breslin on Gentrification-Double Property Values Matt Skinner on Multi Family & Multi Million Dollar New Const. Steve Werner on Where Have All the $50,000 Fix & Flip Deals Gone? Resources Mentioned in this Episode:www.DebtFreeDr.com

50mins

4 Apr 2020

Rank #15

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REI Diamonds Show with Steve Werner on Where Have All the $50,000 Fix & Flip Deals Gone?

Steve & I Discuss Commodities Trader turned Real Estate Guy Perspective from Operating in 9 Major U.S. Markets Mitigating Risk When Flipping in Challenging Areas Stepping Up Volume as a Fix & Flip Investor From Commodities to Real EstateSteve Werner originally started out as a Commodities Trader then Hard Money Lender before landing with DAWGS.  In this episode, Steve and talk about how to find profitable fix & flip opportunities in a tight real estate market where much of the inventory needing repairs is being snapped up by owner occupants willing to do the work and live there.  There is still TONS of inventory available in many cities, especially where I’m currently flipping houses:  Atlanta, Philadelphia, & Chicago.  That huge inventory, just like any investment, does present some risk.  Steve and I discuss exactly how to deal with many of those risks to ensure the house comes out retail ready in the end. Relevant Episodes: (There are 123 Content Packed Interviews in Total) Joe Fairless on Buying Multi-Family Apartment Complexes in Emerging Markets Austin Stack on $1 Million in 14 Months Chris Prefontaine on $75,000 Average Profit Per Deal Paul Sloate on 3rd Quarter 2018 Economic Market Update

43mins

2 Dec 2018

Rank #16

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REI Diamonds Show with Dave Orloff on Financing Rentals & Fix & Flip Deals

Dave & I Discussed Longest Real Estate Loan in the Market (40 Years) 2019 Real Estate Market Prediction Vacation Rental Pitfalls & Risk High Level Negotiation Observations Need a Partner to Underwrite Your Deals?Dave Orloff is the CFO at American Heritage Lending. He has built a strong reputation as an outstanding mortgage brokerage firm, serving the lending needs of real estate professionals, builders and individual homebuyers throughout the state. He is a full-service mortgage broker with an experienced staff offering expertise in every area of mortgage lending...from purchase to refinance to construction lending. He has over ten years of experience in lending and the real estate industry. Relevant Episodes: (There are 125 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  Joe Fairless on Buying Multi-Family Apartment Complexes in Emerging Markets Austin Stack on $1 Million in 14 Months Scott Shatford on How to Analyze the Airbnb Vacation Rental Market Russell Walker on $45K Per Month with Airbnb

55mins

14 Feb 2019

Rank #17

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REI Diamonds Show with Russell Walker on $45K/Month Positive Cash Flow with Airbnb

Russell & I Discuss Going from $35,000/Month negative to $45,000 Positive Cash Flow Airbnb + Fix & Flip Deals=Way More Profit Variable Pricing Resource for Airbnb like Hotel Software How to Select Airbnb Properties that Work Long Term $45,000 Per Month Positive Cash flow in Less than 12 MonthsRussell Walker has been in the real estate business since 2008 and has built a high-volume wholesaling, fix & flip, and rental operation.  Then he found a way to get his fix & flip deals (more than 20 at the time “for sale”) to produce cash flow while awaiting a buyer by using Airbnb.  Suddenly, he found himself collecting $45,000 per month AFTER expenses on a portfolio of fix & flip homes that were previously COSTING $35,000 per month.  Additionally, he no longer lowers prices on flips-he’s making so much money while they’re on the market that he doesn’t care if they ever sell!! Ready to check out the details? Relevant Episodes: (There are 113 Content Packed Interviews in Total) Russell Walker on Funding Deals Using NONE of Your Own Cash (NOT Private Money Either) Russell Walker Buying, Fixing, & Wholesaling Houses Austin Stack on $1 Million in 14 Months Resources Mentioned in the Episode:www.BestChicagoWholesaleDeals.comwww.BestChicagoREIMeetup.comwww.FundingforRehabs.com

50mins

24 Aug 2018

Rank #18

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From Corp America to Owning $42 Million in Multi-Family Real Estate with Agostino Pintus

Agostino & I Discuss: Turning Around the “Fear Mentality” Buying is Easy, RUNNING the Deal is the Hard Part Never Underestimate the Power of Sales Skills Relevant Episodes: (There are 151 Content Packed Interviews in Total)  Owning & Operating 4,500 Apartment Units with Mark Kenney Anna Barsky on Deferring Capital Gains Dan Breslin on Raising Private Money for Single Family Flips Making, then Losing $50 Million with Rod Khleif Resources Mentioned in this Episode:Text “FREEDOM” to 202-410-4202

47mins

26 Mar 2020

Rank #19

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From House Hacking to $300 Million in Commercial Real Estate with Ivan Barratt

Ivan & I Discuss: Progression from Developer to Long Term Owner/Operator Latest Revelation-Multi Asset Syndication Equity Splits when Funding a $20 Million Deal Property Management Company as Key Asset in Machine Relevant Episodes: (There are 141 Content Packed Interviews in Total) Ian Walsh on Why Your Offers are NOT Getting Accepted Benefits of Scaling to $350 Million in Self Storage Anna Barsky on Deferring Capital Gains Dan Breslin on Raising Private Money for Single Family Flips Resources Mentioned in this Episode:www.BarrattAssetManagement.com

57mins

31 Oct 2019

Rank #20