(September 19, 2017) Tell Del Tuesday “From Engineer To Entrepreneur” – Featuring LU Member Chad

Two things spoke to Chad early on: building and dismantling things, and entrepreneurialism. But, who knew that tinkering with things and selling Cutco knives would one day translate splendidly into owning million dollar apartment complexes? He didn’t, and ironically, he might not have if not for the gut wrenching toll of one of the best engineering jobs he’s ever had and his courage to say no to it.

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(September 18, 2017) Lifestyles Unlimited – An Answer to Quiet Desperation

Today, Del reveals the scars of a work life which took everything he had to sustain, but gave next to nothing in return. Perhaps never before has he so precisely and so evocatively depicted the early days of his life on the air. In so doing, the building blocks of Lifestyles Unlimited® become more familiar and relatable than ever before. As if cut from the same cloth, our mission is every bit a part of the man behind it – Del Walmsley.

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(September 15, 2017) Pay Off The Mortgage or Retire – You Decide

On this show, Del Walmsley ties one hand behind his back before tackling Dave Ramsey’s 5-7 yr. plan to pay off the mortgage to prove that life amounts to more than just settling debt and paying your bills.

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(September 14, 2017) Being The Best Is Not For The Few, It’s For Those Who Pursue The Right Map To Get There

Join Del as he demystifies what it takes to be the best across many disciplines and avenues of life. Whether it’s NFL football teams, everyday men and women, people set to conquer world records, those who’ve left the corporate grind (or who’ve been left by it), coaches, parents; you name it… Being the best is not for the few, it’s for those who pursue the right map to get there.

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(September 13, 2017) The Members Behind The Multifamily Masters Tour – Featuring LU Member Supriya

Two things were very important to Supriya from a young age, owning real estate and getting an education. However, it was not until later that she realized that owning real estate could mean a great deal more than having a place that was hers, it offered a way to control financial outcomes in her life. The rest came with a little help from Lifestyles Unlimited and a family mantra to always dream big.

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(September 11, 2017) How It All Began & Where We Go From Here

This is the story of Lifestyles Unlimited like you’ve never heard it before. Each chapter is rich with background and incredible detail as Del recounts the compelling moments that led to our founding, our success and our plans for the future. Del shares his life’s story in honor of our 27th anniversary and to offer hope in light of the 16th anniversary of 9/11.

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(September 08, 2017) The Difference Between Experts & Expert Advice

Del’s rise from humble beginnings to that of an award winning real estate investor and a successful entrepreneur required many things, one of which was an ability to find the right answers from the right people. This show is about embracing actionable knowledge over titles and/or presumed expertise.

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(September 07, 2017) Multifamily Flood Recovery Guide – Featuring LU VP of Multifamily Mentoring John Ridgway

Vice President of Multifamily Mentoring, John Ridgway, addresses steps for handling varying flood levels in apartment units; uninhabitable-unit procedures for landlords; late-payment protocols post natural disaster; and, housing vouchers. Also provided is a brief overview of public adjusters and the purpose they serve for apartment owners. All of today’s information and more can be found in a publicly available Lifestyles Unlimited webinar here: https://luinc.wistia.com/medias/agt0qfwued

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(September 06, 2017) Tax Tools For Real Estate Owners & Investors

With Hurricane Irma approaching and Harvey’s damage lingering, Del covers disaster zone sales tax relief (specific to certain counties) and an idea called casualty loss for home owners and real estate investors, both of which are tools for post natural disaster relief. Then, Del explains how depreciation works on many levels for real estate investor tax avoidance, of which becoming a “real estate professional” is a supreme advantage. Lastly, Del addresses how rental homes affect debt to income ratios in such a way as to allow us to keep on buying them.

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(September 05, 2017) Recovering Cities In Distress, A Job That Real Estate Investors Were Made For – Featuring Jeff Smith of Lifestyles Realty Houston

Follow Houston Lifestyles Realty Single Family Sales & Training Manager, Jeff Smith, and Del Walmsley as they diagnose the post Hurricane Harvey single family real estate market of Houston, a conversation that can be mirrored to Florida (especially with Irma approaching) and that cannot begin without addressing the fate of The National Flood Insurance Program. From here, we explore how single family sales and rent comparables will change, a tightening inventory of Houston homes (and why it’s happening), and price behavior for dry/flooded properties in the years to come.

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