CI 153 – Commercial Investing with Telemundo’s Nely Galan

Jason Hartman talks with Nely Galan, former president of Telemundo and author of Self-Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant and Rich In Every Way, about her journey up the corporate ladder and why she got in to investing in commercial properties. Nely took the dramatic step of leaving a solid, promising job in network TV to become employee #1 at a small startup called Telemundo. Nely explains how you can use your early jobs to prepare yourself for your own success and why sacrifice is necessary.

Key Takeaways:

[2:06] Make mistakes on other people’s dime so you can succeed when you go out on your own

[7:08] Being employee #1 can be worth it

[8:47] Every job you do teaches you something that eventually leads to mastery

[11:52] Why Nely wrote Self Made

[15:54] You have to be willing to sacrifice something to get something better

Website:

www.BecomingSelfMade.com

CI 152 – Understanding the Motivations of Governments & Central Banks

Jason Hartman plays some of his segment from the latest Cash Flow Wealth Summit where he talks about the 6 ways the US government can solve their $220 trillion obligation and which one we can take the most advantage of as investors.

Key Takeaways:

[2:57] The difference between money and currency

[5:50] The 3 basic economic maladies

[8:01] The entitlement society isn’t going to change, so align your interests

[9:45] We must understand the motivations of governments and central banks

[11:43] The 6 ways the government can deal with the looming entitlement bill

[19:23] The most likely solution the government will choose

[23:02] Inflation is the most powerful method of wealth redistribution from lenders to borrowers, old to young

Website:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

Jason Hartman’s Flash Briefing

The PropertyCast

CI 151 – Making Non-Trophy Property Shine with Ross Baird

Jason Hartman talks with Ross Baird, President at Village Capital Group and author of The Innovation Blind Spot, about where all the startup money is going these days. Venture capital is flowing to tech and everyone’s trying to hit a home run, not a bunch of singles. Ross discusses the danger of our current “winner take all” mentality, some options for what to do with the big companies like Google and Facebook, and why sometimes looking in your back yard for an investment is the way to go.

Key Takeaways:

[2:48] Where is all the startup money going?

[5:57] Most people in positions of power and influence are unintentionally leaving out entire swaths of the population

[8:47] We’re living in a “winner take all” type society right now

[11:18] The 3 options for what needs to happen to these big public companies

[15:04] You don’t always have to look for the next big thing, sometimes you just have to look at what’s going on right around your home town

[19:06] Everyone goes for location in real estate, but the better yield is in the non-trophy property

Website:

www.VilCap.com

CI 150 – Keeping Your Sanity in a World Gone Crazy with Dr Gina Loudon

In this 10th episode, Jason Hartman speaks with Dr. Gina Loudon, co-host of America Talks Live on NewsmaxTV, certified hypnotherapist, founding writer at Breitbart and official Trump campaign surrogate, spokesperson to Donald Trump’s 2016 Presidential campaign and member of the President’s 2020 Media Advisory Board. The two discuss the political divide that’s present in today’s society and whether it’s worse now than it’s been in the past. They also discuss the 3 types of people in the world and how President Trump is one of the most misunderstood people on the planet.

Key Takeaways:

[2:38] We frequently forget to look at the WHY all this division is going on

[5:39] Are we really divided more now or is it all just sensationalized?

[10:51] The USA is actually living in the most healthy, happy, prosperous and safest times in history

[15:34] The monologue media vs the dialogue media

[16:51] The 3 types of people in today’s world

[20:51] Gina says President Trump is one of the kindest and loyal people she’s ever met

Website:

www.DrGinaLoudon.com

CI 149 – 30 Year Mortgages & Existing Home Sales with Thomas Young

Jason Hartman takes today’s episode to look at inflation, the trade war, and how the economy lags behind things like these. To help him with that dissection he brings in one of the new additions to his team, in house economist Thomas. Thomas helps Jason decipher his charts that show how the home sales change along with inflation and mortgage rates. All of these things add up to important tools you can use as you prepare your portfolio for the next recession we all know is going to show up sooner rather than later.

Key Takeaways:

[2:07] What you see when you compare the 30 year mortgage rate to existing home sales

[6:29] Inflation has been announced as mild recently, but how does it impact the economy and attitudes in general?

[8:04] What does the trade war mean for inflation?

Websites:

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

CI 148 – Interest Rates Impact on Cap Rates with Mike Zlotnik

Jason Hartman talks with Venture Alliance member Mike Zlotnik about cap rates in today’s interest rate environment. Mike explains what happens to cap rates (and commercial real estate investing as a whole) when interest rates start rising. After years of artificially low interest rates, we’re starting to see rates finally rise, so strap in and learn how to navigate the waters and get some real life numbers of the true impact.

Key Takeaways:

[2:09] We are definitely in the period of abnormally low interest rates, and the Fed is raising them at a pretty rapid pace

[5:20] We’ve been spoiled by artificially low interest rates

[8:09] The inverse relationship between cap rates and prices

[12:45] A real life example of the impact of higher interest rates

[16:45] We live in a world where the Federal Reserve and the Treasury don’t have to make sense

[22:00] Can the US government afford high interest rates?

[26:16] Why are rates going higher?

[29:15] How to prepare for higher rates

Website:

www.BigMikeFund.com

www.TempoFunding.com

www.JasonHartman.com/Properties

CI 146 – How Automation Will Change Our Future with Digits Ben Way

Jason Hartman talks with Ben Way, CEO of Digits, about how the future is going to look in the first part of their interview. The two start off discussing how Digits is going about turning regular credit cards into Cryptocards that allow you to spend your cryptocurrency but also hedge that purchase for a year. Then the two discuss the changes that automation is going to bring to our society, from dating to working, to risk aversion. Information is more available than ever before, is that actually holding us back?.

Key Takeaways:

[1:23] How Digits converts your existing credit cards into crypto cards and gives you up to a 1 year hedge on your currency

[4:39] How the 1 year hedge is made possible

[8:54] Every innovation leads people to fear that everyone was going to lose their job and be displaced, but it’s never really happened. Is this time different?

[12:26] What people forget about automation

[16:29] How do the logistics and hard drives of robots work?

[19:40] The plethora of information is making kids more risk averse

[23:21] The two things we get wrong when it comes to education

Website:

www.RainmakersGlobal.com

CI 145 – Home Inventory Levels, Millennials Trying to Buy & Loosening Credit with Matthew Gardner

Jason Hartman talks with Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist at Windermere Real Estate. The two discuss what’s going on in the macro US economy, what’s going on with home inventory levels, some of the easiest ways to lower home prices, and the Millennial’s (mostly futile) quest to save up for a down payment. They also discuss the lack of home inventory and why the loosening of credit regulations isn’t going to impact home sales as much as some are hoping. Then they also delve into millennials trying to afford homes and WHERE they can actually afford to live.

Key Takeaways:

[1:18] What’s Matthew’s take on what’s going on in the macroeconomy

[4:06] What’s going on with new home development? Will there be any break in inventory shortgage?

[8:19] The easiest way to lower home costs and ease the inventory crisis is by easing regulatory burdens

[11:54] Millenials are having a hard time saving up for a down payment and are asking for a loan from the bank of Mom & Dad

[14:39] Milennials want to live in the “exurbs” in townhomes, but home prices are pushing them out further

[17:05] It’s taking a credit score of 740 to get a mortgage loan these days, but even if more people become eligible there’s no inventory

[20:16] Factors that could trigger the next business cycle recession and what the next recession might look like

[24:34] Who are the “Boomerang Buyers” and how might they impact the single family rental rate growth?

Website:

www.Windermere.com/Economics

CI 144 – 26 Apartments in 13 Months, Case Study with Ben Mizes

Jason Hartman talks with 24 year old real estate investor Ben Mizes, co-founder of Clever Real Estate, about how he got started in the business, what lessons he’s learned over his time in the industry, and what technologies he’s using to keep up with all his properties. Ben also gives a few best practice tips to those who want to get involved in real estate like he is.

Key Takeaways:

[1:23] How Ben became interested in real estate

[5:23] Ben’s deal experience as he started growing his portfolio, and why his 2nd deal may have been his most important

[9:34] Ben’s thoughts on what’s happening in the real estate industry as a whole

[13:10] Best practices when managing your own properties is to make sure you make your expectations very clear with your tenants

[17:45] If you don’t do a good job with repairs it makes managing the building that much harder

[20:05] The two main technologies Ben is using for his real estate, and one hack Ben uses to allow his tenants to pay cash

Website:

www.ListWithClever.com

CI 144 – Reconfiguring the Three-Player Game with Bill Janeway

Jason Hartman talks with Bill Janeway, an active venture capitalist, director of Magnet Systems and O’Reilly Media, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cambridge in America, and author of the recently revised and updated book Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy. The two discuss the 3 player game and the government’s role on both the supply and demand side of the market, the digital revolution and the coming green revolution.

Key Takeaways:

[1:27] How the thesis of the 3 player game came about

[5:24] There are markets that need government pushing the supply side of things for driving innovation, but sometimes the government even needs to be on the demand side, adding income to support the economy

[9:17] If the government hadn’t jumped in on the demand side in the 2009 recession history has shown us what would have happened

[11:21] Wherever there’s a market for assets there will be bubbles

[17:05] Why the digital revolution made Bill extend his book

[24:05] We’ve got a new challenge, a new technological revolution, which is the need for a new, green revolution

Website:

www.BillJaneway.com