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Multi-Family Investing Strategies With Dan Butler

March 30, 2020

In this video Dan Butler will teach you what you need to know about investing in small to mid size multi-family apartments and how you can do the same thing. For a lot of investors the idea of buying an apartment can be overwhelming. They are more expensive, more tenants and potentially a larger risk. Dan Butler with Crestcore talks to us about the basics of multi-family investing and how you can get started today. Dan even gives us some examples of apartments that he owns and how he structured the purchase using very creative strategies.

Assisted Living Homes | How To Invest And Profit With Gene Guarinoa

March 13, 2020

I had the pleasure of talking with Gene Guarino who is an expert in investing in Residential Assisted Living properties. In this interview Gene tells us about how he got started as well as key tips on what it takes to turn single family properties into homes for seniors to live in. If you want to learn more you can go to Gene’s website at

Professional Musician Becomes A Full-Time Real Estate Investor

March 5, 2020

For this interview, I get to talk with my good friend Stephen Akindona who is a full-time real estate investor in the Memphis TN market. Stephen owns 22 single-family properties that were all purchased using the BRRRR strategy. In this interview, Stephen shares how he got started in real estate while working as a full-time musician and he tells us about his journey to financial freedom! If you would like to listen to a podcast I did several years back where I interviewed Stephen when he first got into the business, it will surely make this interview even more powerful!

The Real Estate Investor Mindset | Interview With Aaron Chapman

February 12, 2020

In this video I get to talk with my good friend Aaron Chapman who is with Security National Mortgage Company. We talk about how the market has changed over the last decade, investors mindset and how they might look at the big picture of real estate investing and we also go over loan programs and what he wants every investor who wants to do the BRRRR strategy needs to know. Aaron even tells us how he got started in the mortgage business and how a motorcycle accident almost ruined his career.

How I went From Wholesaler To Full Time Real Estate Investor & Turnkey Provider

January 30, 2020

In this interview I get a chance to talk again with my good friend Rich Harrell. Rich is a local real estate investor who got into wholesaling, was able to leave his full time job and start to fix and flip property as well as start to buy and hold property for long term wealth building. Rich has come a long way with his business. This is an interview you certainly don’t want to miss.

How I Got Started In Real Estate Investing | Rich Harrell Interview

December 12, 2019

In this interview I get a chance to talk again with my good friend Rich Harrell. Rich is a local real estate investor who got into wholesaling, was able to leave his full time job and start to fix and flip property as well as start to buy and hold property for long term wealth building. Rich has come a long way with his business. This is an interview you certainly don’t want to miss.

How To Become Financially Free Using The Short Term Retirement Program

December 3, 2019

In this video interview I had the pleasure of talking with my friend Robert Feol about his new book, The Short Term Retirement Program. Robert has been investing in real estate full time for well over 15yrs, sold thousands of properties, has his own portfolio of rental property and is now a published author. This book is loaded with rich content and designed to help the average person become financially fit with real estate. If you would like to order his book you can click the link:

How To Quit Your Job With Real Estate Investing

November 18, 2019

In this interview I get a chance to talk with Michael Hayes who is a full time real estate investor. When Michael first got into real estate almost 5yrs ago he was working full time as a teacher and just got started in wholesaling. I had the pleasure of Michael being one of my first coaching students and it has been exciting to see all the great things that have happened for him. His wife is now full time in real estate, he was able to leave his teaching job, wholesaled many homes and now getting into fix and flip as well as buy and hold. This is an incredible success story and I hope you all enjoy!!

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Real Estate Coaching Programs | What To Know Before You Sign Up

July 15, 2019

In this episode I am joined by my good friend Angel Anderson and we discuss all things related to real estate investment coaching programs. We discuss what we like and dislike about them and things you need to consider should you find yourself in a hotel conference room listening to a coaching pitch to sign up and hand over tens of thousands of dollars!

How To Survive In Real Estate Long Term: Robert Feol Interview

May 2, 2019

In this eposide of Investor Talk Radio I interview my good friend Robert Feol. Robert is the owner of Discount Property Warehouse which is a turnkey real estate investment company in Memphis TN. He is also the creator of the Short Term Retirement Program.  Robert is a seasoned investor who shared with me his story from the very beginning to where is is now in his life and career. There are a lot of great take-a-ways so make sure you listen to the whole show!

How I Got Started In The Real Estate Wholesale & Turnkey Flipping Business With Rich Harrell

April 25, 2018

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I interview local investor Rich Harrell who is not only wholesaling property but also doing turnkey flips. Rich tells us about how he got started by attending a real estate weekend boot camp seminar all the way to flipping his first turnkey property and everything that has happened in between.  If you are new to real estate and looking to wholesale or flip you dont want to miss this episode!!

New Tax Advantages Every Real Estate Investor Needs To Know About

April 23, 2018

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I brought in Jimmy Luke of Titan CPA to discuss some new recent changes in the tax law regarding depreciation. Jimmy at one time owned a portfolio of 250 single family homes and he also does taxes for several top real estate investors.  Make sure you take notes as you certainly will want to pay attention. Having a highly qualified CPA can make owning investment real estate a wonderful thing !!!

Why You Should NOT Self Manage Rental Property Long Distance

March 23, 2018

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I am once again joined by Alex Craig who own a full service property management company in Memphis TN.  We talk about why out of state investors who purchase homes long distance should not try to self manage their property because of the many pitfalls that can occur.

Buy Memphis Now: Company Basics

January 5, 2018

This very short audio is to help new investors to our company learn a little about us before we have our first phone consultation. I cover some of the standard questions I am asked and thought we could discuss them and other questions in more detail when we get on the call.

How To Be A Better Out Of State Real Estate Investor

April 27, 2017

Todays episode of Investor Talk Radio I am joined once again by my good friend Alex Craig who is the owner and founder of a local Memphis turnkey investment and property management company.  We wanted to dive into several key factors that can help someone become a better out of state investor, everything from selection the right TEAM, neighborhoods, rehab quality, leverage, and property management.  If you like this episode you can check more out at

California Investors Experience Buying 1st Turnkey Home in Memphis TN

February 23, 2017

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I interview Kushal Chakrabarty who lives in California. I wanted to hear from him how his experience went when he decided to do business with our company. He currently owns 2 homes, 1 in Memphis and 1 in Kansas City.  I hope you enjoy this interview!!!

Out Of State Investor Buys First Turnkey Property

February 23, 2017

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I interview Marlon Altoe who lives in New York. Marlon purchased his very first turnkey home from Buy Memphis Now and you can hear all about his experience in this interview.  ( there is a slight echo in the recording, I apologize in advance ) Thank you for listening!!

Multi Family Investing with Kevin Perk

June 22, 2016

In this special edition of Investor Talk Radio I get to interview Kevin Perk who is a local Memphis real estate investor who has a primary focus on owning multi family units. Listen as we talk about how Kevin and his wife got started, what house hacking is, financing options, management as well as some of the risks and rewards that come with owning rental properties.  If you would like to get in touch with Kevin check out his website where he has several articles all about real estate investing:

Turnkey Renovation Process with Curt Davis and Alex Craig

June 10, 2016

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I talk with my good friend Alex Craig who is also a local turnkey provider in the Memphis TN market.  We discuss the process that goes into how we determine what repairs and upgrades will be made for our properties that we sell to investor buyers.  Would an investor who is purchasing a property sacrifice $25 in monthly cash flow and 1%-2% in ROI to purchase a property with a better renovation with more improvements or would they rather save a little on the price and still get a good renovation, just not as good as the alternative.  All this and more will be discussed!!

Investor Mindset and Overcoming Hurdles with Aaron Chapman

March 18, 2016

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I talk with Aaron Chapman NMLS 267844 who is with SecurityNational Mortgage Company.  Aaron and I discuss the mindset of today’s real estate investor as well as overcoming hurdles when investors consider buying from a turnkey provider. Some of the alternative ways to to look at certain scenarios might give listeners a different perspective about bank financing, closing cost as well as investing with turnkey providers.

My Home Is About To Be Vacant, What Next with Alex Craig

January 21, 2016

This episode of Investor Talk Radio I talk with Alex Craig, owner of CB Properties which is a local property management company in Memphis TN.  Alex gives us an insight into the process his management company has set up from the time a tenant gives their 30 day notice to marketing and screening tenants.  Considering most of Alex’s investor owners are out of state it is critical to have systems in place to make the transition from move out to move in as seamless as possible.

Understanding the Eviction Process with Douglas Skipworth

January 14, 2016

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I interview Douglas Skipworth, Principal Broker and Owner of CrestCore Realty which is a licensed Brokerage and Property Management Company in Memphis TN.  Douglas, aside from his business is also an investor himself and owns a portfolio of several hundred rental properties in the Memphis area.  During this interview Douglas shares with us the timeline of events along with the estimated fees associated with the eviction process.  This is one interview you dont want to miss!!!

Memphis Investors Group: Features And Benefits With Joe Kirkland

January 5, 2016

In this episode of Investor Talk Tadio I talk with Joe Kirkland, newly elected President of MIG ( Memphis Investors Group ).  Joe gives us insight into all things related to the club from the history, current happenings, whats to come in 2016 as well as benefits the club provides to its members.  Memphis Investors Group is the only local investment club in the Memphis metro area and is also a great place to network with other investors.

Exit Strategies For Turnkey Investor Owners

September 10, 2015

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I discuss some of the reasons why an investor might want to sell their investment property and also cover some of the ways an investor might be able to seller their properties, especially if they purchased through a turnkey provider.  Most legitimate turnkey investment companies do care and want to help their clients when issues come up.  This podcast is more of a basic guide for investors looking to purchase from a turnkey provider but many of the selling techniques can be done even if you didn’t buy from a turnkey provider.

The Turnkey Buying Process Timeline and Mechanics

September 9, 2015

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I talk about what Turnkey real estate investing is and I then talk about what the process looks like for investors who choose to do business with our turnkey real estate investment company. I outline about 13 steps from the very beginning to them receiving their thank you gift in the mail.

Early Success For New Wholesale Investor Michael Hayes

June 29, 2015

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I interview Michael Hayes, a local Memphian who has only been wholesaling for the past 4-5 months.  Michael is the founder of Hayes Investment Deals and is also a full time school teacher.  Michael talks about what it took in order to start to see and achieve a level of success and he also shares with us some of the struggles he has faced not only starting out but also current struggles. He also shares some details of his successes.

Just Getting Started With Vince Guglietti: A New Investors Journey

June 29, 2015

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I interview Vince Guglietti.  Vince is brand new to real estate investing and he just completed his coaching course at and we wanted to know what he thought about the coaching program and if he feels it provided any value to him.

Characteristics of a Great Property Management Company

February 26, 2015

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I wanted to talk about some of the many characteristics that make up a great property management company.  Craig Jennings of Buy Memphis Now joins me again as my co-pilot and gives us his take on the many criteria that investors who use a property management company might want to consider when making probably the most critical choice regarding their success as a real estate investor.

How To Select A Turnkey Real Estate Provider To Work With

February 10, 2015

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I go over the steps I think someone might consider when they are deciding which Turnkey real estate provider they should work with.  Craig Jennings of Buy Memphis Now is my co-host on this episode and offers his thoughts on the steps one might consider when making such an important decision.  Some of the steps I feel are critical are:

  • Identify your RE goals / criteria along with available funds, monthly cash flow and ROI
  • Identify which markets offer the above mentioned
  • Do you feel comfortable with the cities that you have identified that meet the criteria
  • Start to identify the turnkey providers in your market range

You want to make sure your turnkey providers can meet the following criteria:

  • Do they have an actual office building and could you go to their office in person
  • Do they actually own property in their market
  • Do they live in the city where hey are offering their services
  • Do they offer in-house management (not as critical if the mgnt company is credible)
  • What is their reputation

Real Estate Investment Retirement Plan with Cresha Round

December 15, 2014

In this episode I interview Cresha Rounds, a native Memphian who in the last 6 years has built her investment portfolio to 10 homes strong.  You will hear her story on how she has been able to leave the corporate world and become a full time investor.  Listen as she shares on some key points that were vital to her success.

Driving For Dollars and Bandit Signs For New Investors

December 2, 2014

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I go over a few techniques on how investors can find property using very little to no money down.  Driving For Dollars and Bandit Signs are two very good methods of locating property.  Both can be great ways for new investors who are looking for property to get started.  Download the ebook Driving for Dollars at which includes a call script on how to talk to sellers.

A New Investors Success Story with Stephen Akindona

September 4, 2014

In this episode I talk with Stephen Akindona who is a local Memphis Real Estate Investor.  Stephen is fairly new to this business so we focus a lot on how he got started and what he did to get him to where he is today.  We also hear how Real Estate has changed his life and what some of his short term and long term goals are. He also shares with us how he purchased his first home using creative financing.  This interview is perfect for anyone who is just getting started and looking for some direction on how to make it in this business.

Private Financing with Scott Gruber of Bridge Capital Asset Funding

May 9, 2014

Scott Gruber is a founding partner and CEO of Bridge Capital Asset Funding, a firm based in Memphis TN that provided private financing solutions to real estate investors as well as turnkey providers.  Bridge Capital has been in business for 6 years and operates in several states as well as being able to finance loans for foreign investors.  In this interview I talk with Scott about his business model and get him to give us a look at the inside of Bridge Capital so we can understand how they operate.

Understanding Home Inspections with Asher Murray

April 10, 2014

Asher Murray, owner of Murray Home Inspections  gives us the inside scoop on what it takes to do a home inspection.  You will hear about what it takes to become an inspector, his process of doing an inspection and what the pricing structure is should you hire him for his service.  Asher has an extensive back ground in home construction which has helped him to become a successful inspector.

Understanding Real Estate Appraisals with Eric Sargent

April 4, 2014

In this episode of Investor Talk Radio I interview Eric Sargent, a local real estate appraiser for the Memphis TN area. Ever wonder what the appraisal process looks like? Ever wonder what factors an appraiser uses to determine the values?   Eric is a seasoned appraiser who does appraisals for several banks as well as local investors in the Memphis area.  Eric shares everything from the time it takes to do an appraisal, not overdoing it on the renovations and why it is critical to consider hiring an appraiser for a desktop, drive–by and a full blown appraisal.  Sit back and enjoy!!

Benefits of Joining Your Local REIA Club with Jeremy Veldman

February 21, 2014

In this episode I interview Jeremy Veldman, current president of the Memphis Investors Group.  Jeremy will talk to us about the benefits of joining your local real estate investment club as well as what someone could expect at the local Memphis Investors Group.  Jeremy will also give us insight into being the club president and also tell us about other events the club sponsors.  Most importantly, Jeremy will give us his thoughts on why is it critical in becoming a member and getting active not only at MIG but for any other club around the country.

Effective Property Management with Alex Craig Owner of CB Property Management

February 14, 2014

Today we talk with Alex Craig, owner and founder of CB Property Management.  Located in Memphis TN, Alex along with his Wife Benolyn manage a mid sized portfolio of homes for investors from around the country and several foreign countries.  Alex will give us his insight on what it takes to effectively manage properties the right way and keep his clients satisfied.

Turnkey Real Estate Investing with Craig Jennings of Buy Memphis Now

February 14, 2014

In this episode I interview Craig Jennings owner of Buy Memphis Now.  Craig tells us about how he got started in real estate as well as how he became a full time investor and full time turnkey provider of investment property.  Craig also gives us his perspective on the Memphis market and what might be in store for the future of Memphis Real Estate Investing.