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FortuneBuilders Real Estate Investing Show
Everyone knows there is money to be made in the real estate market. What most don’t know, is how it's done. Do you have aspirations of learning how to make more money and build a legacy for your family or future family? If so, you’ve found the podcast for aspiring entrepreneurs and those looking to achieve financial freedom through real estate. Learn how to level up your life NOW, with the FortuneBuilders Real Estate Investing Show.From the creators of the premier real estate investment company in the nation, FortuneBuilders, comes a weekly live show to uncover what it takes to start, build and scale a successful real estate investment business. You’ll hear stories from high level experts who share how they’ve found success in the real estate industry. Host Jeff Rutkowski practices what he preaches. Since starting his real estate career in 2001, he has spent the last 20 years building his investment portfolio and growing his real estate knowledge and education. Jeff invests in both residential and commercial real estate and absolutely loves the business. Co-host and recurring guest JD Esajian has also been in the real estate industry for over 20 years. In that time frame, JD has invested in over 1,000 residential properties. JD and his business partners Than Merrill and Paul Esajian have acquired over $1billion of residential and commercial real estate throughout their careers. Now is the time to supplement your income or transition from a 9 to 5 into a real estate career. Tune in to FortuneBuilders every week to get relevant information plus healthy and timely advice on how to get started. Thousands of students from around the country have found success with FortuneBuilders, and you can too!Learn how you can develop time freedom and create a life you truly deserve by getting your money to work for you. Successfully build your fortune here with us on the FortuneBuilders Real Estate Investing Show.
October 15, 2021
Real Estate Appraisal Strategies To Get Your Money’s Worth With JD Esajian
What do you do to get your money's worth and more for your real estate property, especially when you're in a hot seller's market? Our Resident Expert JD Esajian, one of the owners of CT Homes, LLC, is back on the show to talk about real estate appraisals. What is it? Why is it important? How can you improve the value of your property? JD answers these questions and more, sitting opposite Jeff Rutkowski to break down incredible appraisal strategies that will help you in your renovation process and marketing strategy. He spills the secrets to making a house a home, positioning your listing right with not only the perfect pictures but also taking into consideration psychology and emotion, telling a story with your property, and communicating with the appraiser. Join JD as he gives more great insight that you cannot get anywhere!
October 8, 2021
Breaking Down The Rehab Process: Pre, During, And Post-Construction With JD Esajian
Rehabbing a property can make or break an investment. That is why it should be a must to follow a rehab process. In this episode, JD Esajian of CT Homes LLC returns to talk to host Jeff Rutkowski about the rehab process, breaking down the important steps and things to consider pre-construction, during construction, and post-construction. What are the things an investor should be paying attention to in each phase? Should you get a general contractor or have multiple subs? How should your payment go? What is the communication process? JD answers these things and more! Rehabbing is work, but it should be fun. At least, that is what a good process allows you to do. So tune in and don't miss out.
October 1, 2021
Why You Should Take The Risk In Retail Real Estate With Jeff Rosenberg and Jason Nidiffer
Do you have your eyes on retail real estate investing? Want to invest but not sure where to start? This might be the episode for you! Joining your host Jeffrey Rutkowski are some of the top retail investors in the country, Big V Property Group’s President/CEO, Jeff Rosenberg, and CIO, Jason Nidiffer. Today, they explain just how retail and commercial real estate investing works and reveal their buying process. They give tips on what to look out for and things to consider before taking that risk! Stay tuned for expert knowledge you can use to grow your investments!
September 24, 2021
The Corporate Veil And The Importance Of An LLC With David Chafkar
A corporate veil is a structure that separates your personal assets from your business assets. It shields the people behind the corporation from any personal liability. This is why when you start a business, getting an LLC is very important. Think of it as life insurance for your company. To talk more about asset protection, LLCs, S-selections, and more is David Chafkar. David is an executive and corporate analyst of Nevada Corporate Headquarters. David has a lot of experience when it comes to real estate investing and how to pierce the corporate veil. Join in as he shares important information on the show with Jeff Rutkowski.
September 17, 2021
CT Homes Certification In Real Estate Investing With JD Esajian
If we want to stand out in our marketplace, we should start and get things done. The first thing to consider is how the buyers will purchase from you. How could you create a process that is appealing to prospective buyers? Jeffrey Koski discusses CT Homes certification with JD Esajian. CT Homes has a unique process that separates it from the competition. Certification is essentially an arm of the marketing department of CT homes, which is broadcasted to the public via CT homes, website via social media, email, and many different channels. In this episode, they dive deep into how customers certify the homes that they're going to buy and how they negotiate with better pricing. The buying process shouldn’t be complicated. Tune into this episode to know how to provide value to your buyers to scale in your real estate journey!
September 10, 2021
Generating Leads With The Right Marketing With Bob Lachance
When you're starting out in real estate or any business, lead generation is vital to learning. Getting leads isn't possible without consistency and a good marketing plan. Learn how to budget, market, and fund a marketing plan in today's episode. Join your host Jeff Rutkowski and his guest Bob Lachance on how to generate leads in real estate. Bob is the founder and CEO of REVA Global LLC and is the host of the Friday Coffee Break Unfiltered Podcast. Learn all about marketing and how it can generate leads—from direct mail to the old fashion way of door knocking. Learn Bob's marketing strategy and get inspired to make yours.
September 3, 2021
Contingency In Real Estate: Why Clear Communication Is Important With JD Esajian
Contingency in real estate is when something depends on a certain event happening before that contingency can be released. In this episode is JD Esajian, a Project Manager at CT Homes discusses with Jeff Rutkowski how you can communicate with clarity. Proper communication is key for faster contingency removal. Thus, better efficiency at closing deals! When you know how to communicate and negotiate properly with your agents, buyers, and sellers, you’ll have greater success in real estate. Tune in and learn how to close more deals!
August 27, 2021
Appreciation Versus Cashflow: Finding The Right Investment Strategy For Your Passive Income Needs With Paul Shively
Are you still teetering on the edge of whether to make that jump to investing in real estate? There are many ways to acquire a passive income stream but finding the right one can be tricky. Today’s guest is here to help you out! Paul Shively Principal at Equity Street Capital & Director of The Passive Income Club at Fortune Builders. Paul has over $500 million in equity raised for commercial buildings and up to $1 billion in real estate own. He joins Jeffrey Rutkowski and JD Esaijan to share advice on identifying the right investment strategy for you. Everyone wants something different, and there’s no one size fits all. They get into detail about appreciation versus cash flow and discuss when to get started in real estate. Get more insights from an expert and get started on your real estate journey today!
August 20, 2021
Building A Fortune In Real Estate Through A Relentless Follow-up System With JD Esajian
Are you getting enough deals from your leads? You may want to look at your followup system. Join in as Jeffrey Rutkowski brings in experienced real estate entrepreneur JD Esajian to share how a relentless followup system has been instrumental in the success of his company. With his team at CT Homes, JD has invested in over 1,000 residential properties. For this year alone, 65% of the homes that he has purchased has come through a relentless follow up system. For some perspective, that’s one out of every 15 offers accepted. What exactly is this system and how can you apply it in your own investing efforts? Tune in to find out.
August 13, 2021
FortuneBuilders Founder Than Merrill On Acquisition Systems And Why Continuous Learning Is Key To Building Your Empire
No matter what industry you’re in, continuous learning and education are vital not only for personal development but also for your business. Today’s guest is Than Merrill, the Founder of the company behind this podcast, FortuneBuilders, the leading real estate education and coaching firm. He is also the Founder of CT Homes, LLC, one of the most successful real estate and residential redevelopment companies in the country. He joins Jeffrey Rutkowski and explains the value of continually learning and self-educating in order to grow your business and keep your passion alive. Than also breaks down how he optimizes the acquisition systems for maximum efficiency and gives invaluable tips along the way.
August 13, 2021
Rental Properties And Profit Centers: Educating Yourself On Passive Income With Gregg Cohen
Rental properties can be a great source of passive income, yet not a lot of people seem educated about it. Well, in this episode, it’s time to learn about rental properties and their profit centers. Join our host, Jeffrey Rutkowski, as he talks to Gregg Cohen, the Co-Founder of JWB Real Estate Capital, on the subject of passive income and rental properties. Gregg discusses the strategies for taking advantage of profit centers in real estate and how vertically integrated companies can produce great results for investors. A great episode to learn from if you’re looking to get into investing in rental properties.
August 13, 2021
JD Esajian On The Repair Estimator And How Systems Can Help Your Real Estate Business
As a real estate investor, you make your money when you buy. You can have a thousand deals under your belt, but if you miss a cost in one of those deals, you could be in trouble. In today's economic climate, materials costs are going up, and inventory is getting delayed. So much can go wrong. If only there is a system that can estimate these repairs and their costs. Look no further than CT Homes and their Co-Founder, JD Esajian. JD has bought, sold, and renovated over 1000 properties in his career and, believe it or not, he started as a farmer. Join your host, Jeffrey Rutkowski, as he talks to JD on building systems for your business. Learn how JD built his "Repair Estimator" system and how convenient it is in deal-making. Remember, time is money. The longer you take on a deal estimating numbers, the less likely you will make a deal.
August 13, 2021
The Best Source To Get Your Capital With Paul Esajian, CT Homes Founder
Where do you get your capital to start investing in real estate? Hard Money lenders can get you the capital you need in 24 hours. Jeffrey Rutkowski’s guest today is none other than the Co-Founder of Fortune Builders and CT Homes, Paul Esajian. Paul discusses with Jeffrey that it’s not the cost that matters, it’s the availability. You can either save that cost and make no money or, you can pay to play! Paul went from bartending to billionaire through the methods he’ll share in this episode. Tune in, be resolute, and get that capital!
August 12, 2021
How I Lost & Made Millions In Real Estate With Jeff Rutkowski
Although it is not a bad idea, working in corporate for someone else is a difficult path towards financial freedom. For our first episode, host Jeff Rutkowski explains the many benefits of real estate investing and how to take advantage of its opportunities even in a post-COVID setting. He tells his story of going millions of dollars into debt when starting out. Jeff explains how he got out of this miserable situation by acquiring proper real estate education. Now, he is on a mission to guide others in attaining the long-term success he enjoys in this particular industry. This is a must-listen if you're interested in getting started in real estate investing.
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