Chad Carson is an Entrepreneur, Writer, and Teacher, who Co Owns over 100 Units of Rental Property and Private Lending In and Around the College Town of Clemson, South Carolina. He wrote an Amazon Bestselling book “Retire Early With Real Estate”, and his story has been featured on Forbes, Yahoo Finance and more. Chad, His Wife, and Two Kids Recently Returned from 17 months Living Abroad in Cuenca, Ecuador. Each Week Chad Shares Tips, Strategies and Stories on His Popular Blog Podcast on Youtube Chanel CoachCarson.com
In this episode we talked about:
• Chad’s Bio & Background
• Flipping Houses
• Ups and Downs of Students Rental Space
• De-Risking Real Estate Deals
• Valuation Metrics of Single-Family Rentals VS Student Rentals
• Raising Capital in College Towns
• Chad’s Plan for Tomorrow
• House Hacking
• The process of Writing the“Retire Early With Real Estate” Book
• Chad’s Thoughts and Views on Interest Rates and Inflation
• Unlevered Yield
• Coaching and Blogging on Youtube Channel
• Mentorship, Resources and Lessons Learned
Jesse (0s): Welcome to the working capital real estate podcast. My name is Jesper galley. And on this show, we discuss all things real estate with investors and experts in a variety of industries that impact real estate. Whether you're looking at your first investment or raising your first fund, join me and let's build that portfolio one square foot at a time. All right, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Jesper gala and you're listening to working capital the real estate podcast. My guest today is Chad Carson, AKA coach Carson.
Chad Carson is the author of the bigger pockets book retire early with real estate. And he is an entrepreneur writer and teach and teacher who cones over a hundred units of rental property in Clemson, South Carolina, Chad used real estate investing to reach financial independence before the age of 37. When he, his wife and two kids decided to spend 17 months living in Ecuador in south America each week. Chad shares tips, strategies and stories on his popular blog podcast and YouTube channel coach Carson, coach Carson. How's it going?
Chad (1m 2s): Jesse. Good to see you. Good to see you again. And we were on a panel not too long ago, so nice to connect.
Jesse (1m 7s): Yeah, absolutely. Yes. We were in new Orleans on the a at BP con, which was a lot of fun. I've talked about it on the show. It was nice to get out there since the last one in Nashville, which I guess was two years before that. Right?
Chad (1m 20s): Exactly. Yeah. It's like the rockstars of real estate. You get to hang out with people and talk about the market. Talk about all deal making. It's a lot of fun.
Jesse (1m 30s): Yeah, absolutely. And you know what I did forget to mention you are also a, a alumni of Clemson football. So go tigers.
Chad (1m 38s): Yeah, exactly. We're not doing so hot this year, but for the, any of the college football fans, Clemson's usually up there, but this year we're a little, a little soft.
Jesse (1m 46s): And if I remember correctly, you're you played linebacker back in the day there
Chad (1m 50s): I did. Yeah, that was my that's how I paid for my school. So luckily I didn't have it as far as I know, no permanent damage, you know, concussions, things like that, but yeah, it was middle linebacker. I was about 40 pounds bigger and had a, had a lot of fun doing that at the, at that time
Jesse (2m 5s): Weight loss period that that happens after the, the college football day.
Chad (2m 9s): It either it either goes one or two directions. I lost, I lost my four day in that like all the little small guys now on the team are like enormous. So they found all the weight that I lost.
Jesse (2m 18s): Sorry, the secondary maybe gained some we