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

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 68 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!

    #217 - Quitting His Teaching Job and Going all in on Flex-Space Rentals - Jonathan Hayek

    #217 - Quitting His Teaching Job and Going all in on Flex-Space Rentals - Jonathan Hayek

    Joining us today on Living Off Rentals is someone who started his career as a special education teacher in the public school system. Now, he focuses on a different sector: industrial properties.
    Jonathan Hayek didn't come from an entrepreneurial family. His dad was a teacher, and his mom worked at an office. His desire for financial, time, and geographical freedom led him to live off rentals.
    Listen as he shares some great advice and stories about his journey from being a school teacher to an entrepreneur. Enjoy the show!

    Key Takeaways
    [00:00] Introducing Jonathan Hayek and his background
    [04:50] His first deal and financing of his first residential property
    [12:45] Transition point from investing in residential to commercial
    [17:15] His office property as a hub for small business owners
    [23:44] Managing an office building 
    [30:27] What makes a good industrial flex-space deal?
    [38:55] Single-tenant property
    [44:56] Jonathan's real estate goal
    [47:27] The value-add philosophy
    [50:21] Connect with Jonathan Hayek
    Guest Links
    Website – thesourcecre.com 
     
    Show Links
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel – youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals 
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Podcast Channel – youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentalsPodcast 
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group – facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals 
    Living Off Rentals Website – livingoffrentals.com  
    Living Off Rentals Instagram – instagram.com/livingoffrentals 
    Living Off Rentals TikTok – tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals

    • 51 min
    #216 - From Top Newscaster to Financially Free Through Real Estate - Ericka Pino

    #216 - From Top Newscaster to Financially Free Through Real Estate - Ericka Pino

    Joining us today on Living Off Rentals is someone who is a certified bilingual meteorologist and a seasoned television personality.
    Ericka Pino is a former newscaster who worked for major news outlets. Now, she is financially free through real estate. A mom of two kids, Ericka worked with her husband to grow their real estate portfolio.
    Listen as she shares her journey of transitioning from her full-time work as a newscaster to becoming a full-time real estate investor. Enjoy the show!

    Key Takeaways
    [00:00] Introducing Ericka Pino and her background
    [04:08] Eliminating the biggest expense in your entire budget
    [15:02] From wholesale to rental properties
    [17:35] Managing Airbnb
    [20:41] Changes in Airbnb then and now
    [27:42] Ericka's daily routine as a real estate investor
    [35:00] Advice for people aiming for financial freedom
    Show Links
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel – youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Podcast Channel - youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentalsPodcast
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group – facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website – livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram – instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok – tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals

    • 37 min
    #215 - Financial Fitness, Spiritual Fitness, and Physical Fitness - Cale Delaney

    #215 - Financial Fitness, Spiritual Fitness, and Physical Fitness - Cale Delaney

    Joining us today on Living Off Rentals is someone involved in short- and long-term rentals who built a strong cash-flowing portfolio that has allowed him to leave his W-2 job and live off rentals.
    Cale Delaney is known as the “Fit Investor.” He is a published author and the host of the Fit Investor podcast, which helps people who want to be fit financially, physically, and spiritually.
    Listen and learn tons of lessons from his experience! Enjoy the show!
    Key Takeaways
    [00:00] Introducing Cale Delaney and his background
    [05:13] Starting real estate and what it looks like
    [09:49] Process for financing his nine properties
    [15:06]Value of the experience over the property itself
    [19:01] Advice for people who want to invest remotely
    [29:04] Financial literacy course for high school students
    [30:46] God's view on money
    [37:47] Tips to be in good shape
    [42:46] The guaranteed formula for success
    [48:35] Connect with Cale 
    Guest Links
    Facebook – facebook.com/cale.delaney 
    Show Links
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel – youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Podcast Channel - youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentalsPodcast
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group – facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website – livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram – instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok – tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals

    • 49 min
    #214 - When to leave your day job for real estate - Matt Floyd

    #214 - When to leave your day job for real estate - Matt Floyd

    In this episode of Living Off Rentals, our guest is someone who left his full-time job to live off rentals, a goal for many of us.
    Matt Floyd is a real estate investor who uses rental properties as his tool for financial freedom. Fresh from his transition from working a full-time day job to becoming a full-fledged entrepreneur, he shares great insight on how he got started doing real estate. He will also share the power of picking the right types of deals.
    Take a listen and enjoy the show!
    Key Takeaways
    [00:00] Introducing Matt Floyd and his background
    [06:37] The mindset shift to financial freedom
    [14:12] Transition to short-term rentals
    [22:21] Different metrics to look for when deciding on a deal
    [34:07] Lessons Matt learned in managing properties
    [37:54] Getting VAs
    [45:29] How much did Matt pay for VAs?
    [47:21] Automation and property management back-end software
    [52:31] His realizations after leaving his W-2 job
    [57:43] Embrace the uncertainty of being a full-time entrepreneur
    [59:46] Connect with Matt Floyd
    Guest Links
    Website – stayclassyhomes.com 
    Email – matt@stayclassyhomes.com 
    Show Links
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel – youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Podcast Channel - youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentalsPodcast
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group – facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website – livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram – instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok – tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals
     

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #213 - Understanding Exactly What Is Happening in Your Rental Business in Real Time - Greg Namrow

    #213 - Understanding Exactly What Is Happening in Your Rental Business in Real Time - Greg Namrow

    Our guest for today on Living Off Rentals has over six years of experience as a founder and entrepreneur, having launched and scaled successful startups in the real estate sector.
    Greg Namrow is a former Marine Corps infantry officer who transitioned to being a real estate investor in 2017. He helps people make clear decisions based on data rather than on feelings. 
    Listen today and see the dramatic results when you take this approach to data-driven decision-making. Enjoy the show!

    Key Takeaways
    [00:00] Introducing Greg Namrow and his background
    [05:15] The power of time in real estate
    [15:22] About TRACTIC
    [19:18] How TRACTIC works
    [25:47] One-stop shop for all things real estate
    [35:49] Greg's plans for TRACTIC
    Guest Links
    Website – tractic.io 
    Show Links
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel – youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentals
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Podcast Channel - youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentalsPodcast
    Living Off Rentals Facebook Group – facebook.com/groups/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals Website – livingoffrentals.com
    Living Off Rentals Instagram – instagram.com/livingoffrentals
    Living Off Rentals TikTok – tiktok.com/@livingoffrentals

    • 40 min
    #212 - How he gets over 90% occupancy on his STR portfolio - Sean Rakidzich

    #212 - How he gets over 90% occupancy on his STR portfolio - Sean Rakidzich

    Joining us today on Living Off Rentals is someone who has been a pioneer in the short-term rental industry. He has a huge following of 265,000 subscribers on his platform, Airbnb Automated.
    Sean Rakidzich is a real estate investor who currently holds 155 properties in his Airbnb portfolio. He will share some excellent information about pricing strategy and more!
    Listen and enjoy the show!

    Key Takeaways:
    [00:00] Introducing Sean Rakidzich and his background
    [08:01] Most misunderstood aspects of Airbnb
    [17:21] What type of properties do well in certain areas?
    [24:53] Properties that are worth-taking
    [27:55] Pricing strategies
    [31:50] Rakidzich's book about revenue management
    [42:24] Short-term rentals in the long run
    [47:29] Connect with Sean Rakidzich

    Guest Links:
    Website: https://www.rakidzich.com/ 
    Show Links: 
    Living Off Rentals YouTube Channel -https://www.youtube.com/c/LivingOffRentalsPodcast
    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

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
68 Ratings

68 Ratings

TaraSpark ,

I enjoy this podcast!

I listen to Kirby while I’m on the go and I have learned so much from tuning in! He also has guests come on and he helps us understand the different approaches these investors take for their success. Very educational and fun to listen too.

Carla Carter23 ,

Great Value Add Episodes

This is a great show that really explored ways to add value to your real estate business.

Andy AllCity ,

Amazing Podcast, Kirby Atwell is Awesome!

This is an amazing podcast! Kirby Atwell is so knowledgeable on the subjects he talks about. He asks good questions to all of his guests and is able to interpret a lot of the jargon into understandable phrases for the average person. A must-listen!

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