99 episodes

We believe that a high quality rental property is the best investment a person can make. This podcast equips listeners to build a rental portfolio of their own. Each week host, Kirby Atwell, interviews someone who is living off rentals and identifies best practices, advice, and potential investing pitfalls to avoid!

Living Off Rentals Kirby Atwell

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    • 4.9 • 49 Ratings

We believe that a high quality rental property is the best investment a person can make. This podcast equips listeners to build a rental portfolio of their own. Each week host, Kirby Atwell, interviews someone who is living off rentals and identifies best practices, advice, and potential investing pitfalls to avoid!

    #154 - How real estate fits into your overall financial plan - Mark Willis

    #154 - How real estate fits into your overall financial plan - Mark Willis

    Mark Willis is a certified financial planner and the owner of Lake Growth Financial Services. He is a three-time best-selling author and the co-host of the well-known “Not Your Average Financial Podcast." 
    Mark takes a holistic approach to financial planning and is well-versed in alternative investments, such as cash-flowing rental property, and the many ways to generate fantastic returns.
    Don't miss the opportunity to hear from Mark as he provides valuable insights and strategies for incorporating real estate into an overall financial plan to help listeners move closer to their goals. 
    Key Takeaways:
    [00:59] Introducing Mark Willis and his background
    [11:05] How Mark works with his clients on their financials 
    [14:24] The characteristics of a great financial portfolio
    [19:21] On using the tools at your disposal to reach your financial goals
    [23:13] On whole life insurance
    [32:25] Whole life insurance as one part of a bigger plan
    [36:06] On diversifying investments
    [41:46] Using equity harvesting to tap into your equity without refinancing
    [49:46] Other strategies for tax savings
    [53:00] Opportunities in the new economic climate
    [57:15] Connect with Mark
     
    Guest Resources:

    Not Your Average Financial Podcast - www.notyouraveragefinancialpodcast.com


    Show Links: 
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel -https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group -www.facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website -www.livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram -www.instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok - www.tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals

    • 59 min
    #153 - How to set up a "subject to" deal using none of your own money - William Tingle

    #153 - How to set up a "subject to" deal using none of your own money - William Tingle

    William Tingle is a renowned real estate investor, coach, author, and speaker. He is the host of The Sub2Deals Show and the creator of Sub2Deals.com, a platform dedicated to helping investors succeed in the real estate industry. 
    With over ten years of experience in the field, William has trained and coached many individuals across the United States to achieve financial success through real estate investing. In addition, his expertise and insights have made him a trusted resource for those looking to build and manage a profitable rental property portfolio. 
    William joins us to discuss subject-to real estate, his career, and more. Catch the complete discussion here.
    Key Takeaways:
    [01:00] Introducing William Tingle
    [05:07] William’s first real estate deals and working toward financial freedom
    [09:21] On Subject-to deals and how William structures them
    [12:49] Finding people for subject-to deals 
    [18:07] Subject-to deals and working with sellers
    [20:57] Subject-to-transactions and the due-on-sale clause
    [26:08] What happens if the seller wants to get a new loan for a different property while in a subject-to-deal?
    [28:38] On refinancing
    [33:31] How to determine the purchase price that you would pay compared to a cash offer.
    [37:05] VA loans and subject-to deals
    [38:34] How William manages administration and tracking of his subject-to deals
    [40:10] William’s key to success
    [43:06] Connect with William
     
    Guest Resources:

    The Sub2Deals Podcast - www.sub2tv.com

    Williams Sub2 Coaching Resources - www.sub2university.com


    Show Links: 
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel -https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group -www.facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website -www.livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram -www.instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok - www.tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals

    • 44 min
    #152 - Building wealth through real estate in 2023 - Dustin Heiner

    #152 - Building wealth through real estate in 2023 - Dustin Heiner

    For today's episode of Living Off Rentals, we’ve got returning guest Dustin Heiner. As a bit of a reintroduction, he is a successful investor and a veritable resource of real estate knowledge. He authored several books on rental property investing, and hosts two successful podcasts: Master Passive Income and Successfully Unemployed.
    Dustin joins us today to talk more about his work, his story, and his mission. He talks about his initial foray into the world of real estate investing and how he has found his passion in teaching others to find their own success in the industry.
    As a mentor and community builder at heart, Dustin also touches on the subject of his books and the Real Estate Wealth Builders Conference (REWBCON).
    Dustin put together the first REWBCON last year and I had the honor of attending and speaking at the event.  This was by far one of the most valuable real estate gatherings, I've ever had the opportunity to attend.  To get your discounted tickets to this years event, go to www.REWBCON.com and enter promo code: Kirby
    Catch the full discussion here.
    Key Takeaways:
    [00:54] Reintroducing Dustin Heiner
    [03:27] How Dustin started his real estate investing career
    [06:43] On the beginning of his mission to teach and build a community
    [14:57] The success stories from the Real Estate Wealth Builders Conference (REWBCON)
    [22:30] On Dustin’s faith and how it intersects with his career
    [28:58] Characteristics of successful investors
    [34:15] How erring on the side of giving helped Dustin grow his business
    [32:48] Struggles experienced and lessons learned by Samir throughout his journey.
    [36:34] Dustin and how he balances his family life and his many successful ventures
    [43:31] Connect with Dustin and sign up for REWBCON
    [44:24] Closing Remarks
     
    Guest Resources:
    Sign up for The Real Estate Wealth Builders Conference @ www.rewbcon.com
    Use the promo code “Kirby” to get 10% off the tickets at check out!

    Dustin’s Master Passive Income Podcast - https://www.masterpassiveincome.com/podcast
    Successfully Unemployed Podcast - https://successfullyunemployed.co/podcast


    Show Links: 
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel -https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group -www.facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website -www.livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram -www.instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok - www.tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals
     

    • 44 min
    #151 - Why mindset matters so much when it comes to real estate investing - RJ de Leon

    #151 - Why mindset matters so much when it comes to real estate investing - RJ de Leon

    Succeeding in business takes a strong will, commitment, and a healthy mindset. It’s the same for real estate investing, just as it is for any other venture. 
    We've got RJ de Leon joining us for this episode to answer how and why mindset comes into play in an investor’s career. RJ is a specialist on the subject as he himself is a licensed broker and founder of EJC Partners, a general contracting company focused on multifamily investments.
    RJ is also the creator-slash-host of the Mindset Matters podcast, where he regularly discusses the subject. I had the pleasure of coming on as a guest on his show some time ago, and we’re excited for you to hear how much insight this continued conversation will take us. Tune in!
    Key Takeaways:
    [01:00] RJ de Leon and the beginning of his career in real estate.
    [07:18] On RJ’s transition into personal investing.
    [13:19] RJ on his construction company and his goals for it.
    [18:07] RJ’s goals for his investment and construction business.
    [26:33] Mindset and its impact on RJ’s life and career.
    [32:34] RJ’s ultimate goal: Having more time with his family.
    [37:07] RJ on the state of the real estate market.
    [43:11] Connect with RJ

    [45:04] Closing Remarks
    Guest Resources:
    RJ’s Email - emailcontact@EJCpartners.com
    RJ’s Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RJ.LifestyleInvesting/
    Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1639969759398784


    Show Links: 
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel -https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group -www.facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website -www.livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram -www.instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok - www.tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals

    • 45 min
    #150 - Unsophisticated and extremely profitable - James Ledbetter

    #150 - Unsophisticated and extremely profitable - James Ledbetter

    James Ledbetter is today's Living Off Rentals guest and we love his story!
    He is a buy-and-hold real estate investor from Texas with a portfolio of 12 self-managed properties that have created substantial wealth and freedom in his life over the last few decades.
    James might be considered old-school or unorthodox compared to many investors—he doesn’t have a social media presence, prefers to manage his properties himself, and retains a small number of units.
    Nevertheless, despite considering himself “unsophisticated,” and a regular guy, James demonstrates how sticking with the fundamentals consistently can yeild incredible results.
    Tune in as he shares his story of regular guy to successful real estate investor!
    Key Takeaways:
    [00:55] James Ledbetter and being an unsophisticated property owner.
    [10:13] James’s growth in profitability throughout the years.
    [22:24] James’s strategy and lessons learned in real estate.
    [29:31] On being objective when choosing tenants.
    [34:31] Why James prefers to self-manage his properties.
    [39:48] What would James do differently if he had to start over?
    [48:55] James’s current goals.
    [57:19] Connect with James.
    [58:32] Closing Remarks
     
    Guest Resources:
    James’s Cell - 512-797-4708
    James’s Email - emailledbetter@gmail.com


    Show Links: 
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel -https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group -www.facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website -www.livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram -www.instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok - www.tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals

    • 59 min
    #149 - How to get funding for your next BRRRR - Samir Patel

    #149 - How to get funding for your next BRRRR - Samir Patel

    Samir Patel is joining us for this episode of Living Off Rentals! He is a military officer, investor, and Managing Partner at Trophy Point, a company dedicated to providing financial products for military-affiliated real estate operators.
    We hear a lot about conventional financing and not so much about investment-focused lending. Samir is here today to remedy that by discussing some of his company's products exclusively for military investors who want to build their portfolios.
    Catch the discussion in this episode. 
    Key Takeaways:
    [01:00] Samir Patel and investor-focused loans.
    [03:58] Samir Patel’s start as an investor and his current work.
    [09:51] How Trophy Point determines LTV for a borrower.
    [13:13] Trophy Point and their speed of closing.
    [16:39] How Trophy Point evaluates investors.
    [20:05] Trophy Point’s usual rates and terms.
    [27:51] How Samir grew as an investor over the years.
    [32:48] Struggles experienced and lessons learned by Samir throughout his journey.
    [37:32] The long-term vision for Trophy Point.
    [40:47] How to connect with Samir and Trophy Point.
    [41:49] Closing Remarks
     
    Guest Resources:
    Samir’s Email - samir@trophypointinvestment.com
    Trophy Point Website - https://www.trophypointinvestment.com


    Show Links: 
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel -https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group -www.facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website -www.livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram -www.instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok - www.tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

ASobering ,

Such a wealth of knowledge! 🧠

This is easily one of the most insightful REI podcasts that I have ever come across! Kirby does such a great job of sharing his own personal wisdom and I love how he leads meaningful conversations with guests who bring so much experience to the table. Highly recommend checking this show out - you won’t be disappointed!

Whitney Sewell ,

Great value-add show

I enjoyed being a guest on this show! Kirby does a great job with each guest at drawing out answers to your questions!

Clayton Hep ,

High quality content

A must listen!

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