(August 20, 2017) Why The Stock Market Falls Short of Real Estate Investing

Steve starts the show to say unequivocally that stocks and real estate investing are incomparable. Nevertheless, Steve explains how many attach their egos to the stock market making the discussion of alternatives a difficult one. The topic matter then evolves into highlighting key differences between the two investment vehicles and clarifying an important point about some of the wealthiest people in the world, and how they got there. Don’t miss this.

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(August 19, 2017) Your Saturday Real Estate Investor Grab Bag

A brand new Preferred Investor Group member has a multifamily question to start the show. A 55 year old bounces his 401k retirement plan off of Steve. We get a recap of the five ways real estate makes you money. Steve levels with a government employee who feels like he is “spinning his wheels” in a deferred compensation retirement plan, and we get an incredible explanation as to why real estate and stocks are nowhere near comparable to one another.

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(August 18, 2017) Article Finds That Real Estate Outperformed The Stock Market For Past 147 Years

Don’t take it from us. Take it from stock market professionals who cited research stating an average rate of return of 6% from the stock market going back to 1870…and that’s not even the best part. Steve provides further commentary on this situation that makes for an even more enticing listen. As part of this discussion, Steve will walk you through the five ways rental real estate will make you money.

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(August 17, 2017) The Maturity Continuum – A Map Out of Financial Dependence

Steve covers a concept called The Maturity Continuum, an idea that life is separated into three maturity stages: dependence, independence and interdependence. As it happens, real estate investing is the perfect vehicle to move through these stages, and fast! Steve takes the rest of the show to answer your hard-hitting questions.

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(August 16, 2017) What You Internalize As A Real Estate Investor Matters

Today, Steve cites Philosopher, James Allen, explores ideas like “The Law of Attraction,” and even recommends books for follow-up reading to underscore the power of positive thinking. Later into the show, Steve hits the phones and the email bag to cover a wide range of topics, most notably: what to do when a tenant incurs damages that exceed your security deposit & why we never build our rentals.

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(August 13, 2017) Ineffective Investing Beliefs – A Recap

Steve revisits the ineffective investing beliefs he’s covered so far in a special series after many financial planners respond heavily to the topic. Join us next week for the conclusion of “The 9 Most Ineffective Investing Beliefs.”

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(August 11, 2017) Your Friday Real Estate Investor Grab Bag

Steve covers a wide range of listener-inspired topics today including, but not limited to: how we pay for remodeling costs, why we hold properties for no longer than 5-7 years and why we never pay off our mortgages. Finally, he closes with a topic a little closer to home: spousal conversations about getting started in real estate investing.

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(August 10, 2017) Ineffective Investing Beliefs Part II, 1031 Exchanges, Cap Rates & Tenant Screening

Continuing on from his August 9th show, Steve shares three more of the nine most ineffective investing beliefs he’s encountered during his time in real estate. Then, in the remaining time, Steve covers capitalization rates (what are they and what do they mean for a multifamily property), 1031 exchanges (deferring capital gains taxes through the purchase of more expensive like-kind assets), and he gets technical on tenant screening.

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(August 09, 2017) The 9 Most Ineffective Investing Beliefs

First, Steve delivers a cautionary tale, a member who attended the 2-Day Financial Freedom Seminar and still bought outside our model. Her return on investment says it all. Then, amidst incoming emails, Steve covers the first three of the nine most ineffective beliefs he’s ever come across for investing.

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(August 05, 2017) Real Estate Investing Is About Helping People

Steve shares a heart-to-heart moment to show why it’s important to help yourself retire now. Next, he jumps into high gear to save a woman from losing her home. A caller seeks late-life retirement advice himself, and before he hangs up Steve shares a powerful message to keep him moving forward. Finally, he stresses that all listeners pursue successful, more experienced people for guidance along their investing road map, and he tackles a few more caller questions before closing the show.

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