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Most Recent Episode
Pros and Cons of Turnkey Rentals vs Private Money Lending (Published 7/14/19)
17 Ways to Fund Your Next Real Estate Deal (Published 7/7/19)
How to Choose a Custodian for Your Self-directed Retirement Account (Published 6/30/19)
Step-by-Step Guide to Self-Directing Your Retirement Account (Published 6/23/19)
How To Match Your Investment To Your Goals (Published 06/17/19)
Time, Money, or Knowledge (Published 06/09/19)
Discovering the Value of Your Time (Published 06/02/19)
7 Advantages of Multi-family Over Single-family Rentals (Published 05/26/19)
Is Private Money Lending Right For Me? (Published 05/19/19)
Investor Spotlight with Pioneer Homes CEO Al Beahn (Published 05/12/19)
Why is DFW a Leading Market for Corporate Headquarters (Published 05/05/19)
Residual Income Strategies For Passive Income (Published 04/28/18)
How Your Tenant Can Impact Your Landlord Experience (Published 04/21/19)
Investing Myths Proved Wrong (Published 04/14/19)
The AREI Private Money Lending Process (Published 03/31/19)
3 Ways to Increase Your Return on Life (Published 03/24/19)
Key Characteristics of a Successful Real Estate Investor (Published 03/17/19)
Real Estate Investment Opportunities with CBD (Published 03/10/19)
Why Texas Is A Real Estate Investors Dream (Published 03/03/19)
Why Residential Real Estate Investors Are Going Commercial (Published 02/24/19)
7 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Investing in Real Estate (Published 02/17/19)
Why Investors Should Be Looking at DFW in 2019 and Beyond (published 02/10/19)
8 Real Estate Investment Tips For Beginners (published 02/03/19)
How To Become An Accredited Investor (published 01/27/19)
Is It Worth It To Borrow Money To Invest In Real Estate (published 01/20/19)
Markets That Should Be on Your Radar in 2019 (published 01/13/19)
Real Estate Investment Goal Setting For 2019 (Published 01/06/19)
From Oil To Gas To Real Estate Cowboy With Taylor Glasgow (Published 12/23/18)
Benefits of Investing in Single-family Over Multi-family (Published 12/16/18)
Debt vs. Equity Syndication (Published 12/09/18 )
Where To Invest In A Potential Housing Crisis (Published 12/03/18)
Investor Spotlight with Antoine Martel: Financial Freedom at 23 (Published 11/18/18)
17 Self-Directed IRA FAQs (published on 11/11/18)
What Does a Property Manager Do for Your Rental (published 11/4/18)
11 Signs of a Profitable Rental Property (published 10/28/18)
Tax-free Double-digit Returns with Your IRA or 401k with John Bowens (published 10/21/18)
Finding Your Why (published 10/14/18)
Real Estate Versus The Stock Market (published 10/7/18)
What I Wish Every Investor Knew About Turnkey Real Estate Investing (published 9/30/18)
10 Markets On The Brink Of A Housing Crisis (published 9/23/18)
How To Become A Private Money Lender And What Are The Benefits (published 9/16/18)
How To Identify A, B, and C-Class Properties (published 9/9/18)
11 Ways to Fund Your Next Real Estate Investment (published 9/2/18)
7 Dollars an Hour To Over 100 Rental Properties (published 8/26/18)
Investor Spotlight With Graham Parham (published 8/19/18)
Real Estate Investment Goal Setting Using The S.M.A.R.T. System (published 8/12/18)
89 Questions To Ask Your PM Before Hiring Them (published 8/6/18)
Why I Stopped Buying C-Class Assets (published 7/22/18)
The Power of the 1031 Exchange (published 7/15/18)
Six Ways Single-Family Homes Can Pay You (published 7/8/18)
Passive Income Investment Strategies (published 7/1/18)
Short-Term Rental Opportunities with Airbnb (published 6/24/18)
7 Things To Consider When Investing (published 6/17/18)
Real Estate Investing with Keith Weinhold (published 6/10/18)
How to Find a Good Turnkey Provider (published 6/3/18)
Tax Benefits of a Landlord (published 5/27/18)
How to Find a Good Property Manager (published 5/20/18)
What Is A Good Cap Rate? (published 05/13/18)
Vacation Rental Properties in Belize (aired live on 04/29/18)
Meet the Real Estate Cowboys (aired live on 04/08/18)/
Guest Appearances by John Larson
Passive Income Investing – Equity vs Debt (published 11/19/18)
John Larson joins the Real Estate Guys podcast to talk about equity syndication vs debt syndication.
Smart real estate investors diversify their portfolios in terms of risk, in terms of market and asset class, and in terms of the investment method. Maybe you want a stable cash flow. Maybe you want passive growth. Maybe you’re looking for capital gains. Whatever your investing goals, there are two main ways to make money in real estate; equity and debt.
In this episode, we take a deep dive into the world of debt investing, aka private lending.
With rising interest rates and real estate prices, private lending is becoming increasingly popular and for investors, it can be a low-risk, predictable, passive investment opportunity. Learn what one debt syndicator requires from investors and hear why he thinks debt investing is a great, safe option for you, depending on your investment goals.
Locating Quality Passive Income Properties with John Larson (published 05/02/18)
John Larson of American Real Estate Investments has a lot in common with Abhi—they’ve been involved in flipping houses in the Detroit, Michigan area since their early REI years. Now, John joins Abhi on Think Realty Radio to discuss his investing philosophies.
Appreciation vs. Cash Flow: What Do You Want Most? (published on 3/19/18)
John Larson, Managing Director of American Real Estate Investments (AREIUSA), joined Keith Weinhold, Host of Get Rich Education, to discuss appreciation vs. cash flow.
Stop looking at properties. (What?) I discuss. Are you in real estate for appreciation, cash flow, or something else? If you focus on cash flow, does that mean less appreciation and vice versa? We discuss when a market becomes “too hot to buy for cash flow” any longer. The Midwest has more affordable property and better cash flow but less recession resilience.
Dallas-Fort Worth keeps showing appreciation potential, but cash flow is drying up. When a market heats up, rents don’t “keep up” proportionally to a property’s market value. We also discuss low appraisals. Appraisals are what the bank uses to verify the quality of their collateral.
Renting to Owner-occupants in Higher Tax Brackets (published on 12/19/17)
John Larson, Managing Director of American Real Estate Investments (AREIUSA), joins Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever with Joe Fairless!
John discusses renting to owner-occupants in higher tax brackets, providing turnkey investments, and how it benefits you, the investor, short-term and long-term.
Why Single Family Residences? Why Texas? And, Why Now? (published on 12/6/17)
John Larson, Managing Director of American Real Estate Investments (AREIUSA), joins the show today! John answers some simple questions about how investing in single-family homes in the Dallas/Ft. Worth market is a solid investment, which parameters his organization uses to find worthy properties. Throughout the show, he details what goes on behind-the-scenes when prepping a property for investors. Also, he shares the nitty-gritty details of the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, including demographics, average home price, and what keeps the local economy churning.
Peace of Mind Investing (published on 12/3/17)
John Larson, Managing Director of American Real Estate Investments (AREIUSA), joins The Real Estate Guys Radio Show!
High maintenance anything: cars, relationships, and properties are draining; both financially and emotionally. When it comes to real estate, sometimes moving up the quality ladder is a good investment. When tenants pay on time, stay longer, and take better care of the property, you sleep better, and your bottom line is stronger.
In this episode, John discusses the wisdom of moving up the quality ladder to add peace of mind properties to your portfolio.
Missouri Markets: St. Louis and Kansas City RE Investing (published on 9/8/17)
John Larson joined Keith Weinhold, Host of Get Rich Education, to discuss their recent real estate market field trip to St. Louis, Missouri. As one of the 20 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, its job growth and diversity of business sectors support durable rental income streams for real estate investors. Typical price points are $1,100 rents and $110,000 purchase prices for single-family income property in St. Louis. St. Louis has city inspectors – upside: this supports neighborhood condition, downside: they must follow compliance. Kansas City, Missouri is also experiencing steady job growth amidst varied employment sectors. Visitors to the city remark about the area’s cleanliness. Both St. Louis and Kansas City have investor-advantaged rental neighborhoods that consist of about 65% owner-occupants. This promotes good curb appeal and safety. Missouri has Landlord-Tenant laws which favor the investor (landlord) more than the tenant. We’re discussing investment in turnkey income property: typically single-family homes that are already renovated, tenanted, and under management on that day that you buy.
Turnkey Real Estate Investment Strategy (published on 8/31/17)
John Larson with American Real Estate Investments works with investors who want a hands-off investment in markets like Dallas, Houston, St. Louis, and Kansas City. Turnkey real estate firms match investors with properties that have been renovated and come with a screened tenant in place. When you invest in turnkey real estate, you have minimal involvement with the property, tenant, and management of the property. You collect a monthly check. Investors working with a turnkey company benefit from the experience and expertise of a company with boots on the ground. Their physical presence provides intimate local market knowledge, access to off-market properties and relations with reputable contractors. Many turnkey companies, like American Real Estate Investments, have their crews to help further contain cost. J. Darrin Gross of Commercial Real Estate Pro Network and John discuss.
Turnkey Opportunities in Texas and Missouri (published on 8/3/17)
A turnkey real estate investment strategy can be an excellent way to profit from real estate for an investor wanting diversification. John and M.C. of Cashflow Ninja discuss the importance of diversifying your investment portfolio with turnkey real estate. The interview focuses on the benefits of turnkey real estate, including: acquiring properties that have gone through an extensive renovation, buying properties with a qualified tenant already in place, minimal involvement from the investor as the property is managed by a strong PM company, working with a company that has “boots on the ground” in multiple markets.
Finding Good Real Estate Deals in a Strong Market: Dallas, TX (published on 3/31/17)
Dallas, TX could be the strongest real estate market in the entire U.S. as it keeps experiencing staggering business, job, and population growth. Forbes has named Dallas, TX as the #1 place to invest in 2017. But if you live outside Dallas-Fort Worth, how do you capture the upside yourself? With turnkey single-family income property. We discuss on Get Rich Education.
Getting Good Deals in a Hot Market (published on 2/20/17)
When you find a hot market, you’re often not the only one. So, getting a good deal in a hot market can be a tough task. In this episode, Robert and Russ of The Real Estate Guys visit with John Larson, Managing Partner of American Real Estate Investments, a turnkey property business in one of the hottest markets in the United States. Listen in for hot tips for finding good deals even in a hot market.