60 episodes

Racking Up Rentals (formerly Sleaze-Free Real Estate Investing) is real estate investing education for everyday investors who want to build long-term wealth by building a portfolio of rental real estate. Hosted by Jeff from The Thoughtful Real Estate Entrepreneur, the show focuses on grassroots real estate acquisition strategies based on the timeless fundamentals of relationship and negotiating directly with property sellers. The show explores all aspects of entrepreneurial off-market real estate acquisition--from lead generation to left-brain negotiation to right-brain deal structuring, financing and beyond. Learn more about The Thoughtful Real Estate Entrepreneur at www.thoughtfulre.com

Racking Up Rentals Jeff Stephens

    • Investing
    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

Racking Up Rentals (formerly Sleaze-Free Real Estate Investing) is real estate investing education for everyday investors who want to build long-term wealth by building a portfolio of rental real estate. Hosted by Jeff from The Thoughtful Real Estate Entrepreneur, the show focuses on grassroots real estate acquisition strategies based on the timeless fundamentals of relationship and negotiating directly with property sellers. The show explores all aspects of entrepreneurial off-market real estate acquisition--from lead generation to left-brain negotiation to right-brain deal structuring, financing and beyond. Learn more about The Thoughtful Real Estate Entrepreneur at www.thoughtfulre.com

    “Failure is NOT an Option”—Retirement Planning for Real Estate Entrepreneurs, with David Rosell

    “Failure is NOT an Option”—Retirement Planning for Real Estate Entrepreneurs, with David Rosell

    While some people feel like traditional investments and real estate are like oil and water, others believe both can play an important and complementary role in financial planning and retirement. In this episode, Jeff interviews wealth management expert, author and podcaster David Rosell. David shares a wide range of insights and stories about the 8 major risks people face in retirement, different ways to overcome them, how retirement is like climbing a mountain, and much more. David Rosell’s inspiration and zest for life have been shaped by a lifetime of international travel with a current tally of more than 70 countries on 6 continents. He’s the author of 2 informative and FUN books- Failure Is Not an Option-Creating Certainty in the Uncertainty of Retirement and Keep Climbing- A Millennial’s Guide to Financial Planning. He’s the host of a popular podcast- Recession Proof Your Retirement and he excels at making complicated financial planning topics easy to understand. Learn more at www.davidrosell.com

    • 35 min
    3 Things You Should Be Doing During the Holidays

    3 Things You Should Be Doing During the Holidays

    The holidays are here! Time to kick back and relax for a while…right?! Not so fast—Thoughtful Real Estate Entrepreneurs use this time of year not only to enjoy family and relaxation, but also to keep our real estate endeavors moving forward at full speed. In this episode, Jeff outlines and discusses the three important things that you should be doing during the holiday season: Reflecting, Connecting and Marketing. Plus, Jeff provides a bonus fourth focus for your consideration—a competitive advantage you may have during the holidays. Tune in and learn!

    • 15 min
    The #1 Key to a Successful Off-Market Marketing Strategy

    The #1 Key to a Successful Off-Market Marketing Strategy

    Most real estate investors who do off-market marketing ask the question, “what type of marketing will generate the most leads at the lowest cost?” Thoughtful Real Estate Entrepreneurs, on the other hand, ask a different and better question: “which form of marketing is most authentic to me, and fits the types of buying situations I want to have?” In this episode, Jeff explains the process of “finding your voice” as a real estate entrepreneur, and importance of having a marketing strategy that is authentically aligned with who you truly are as a person and investor.

    • 17 min
    Upgrade from “Driving for Dollars” to “Street Time”

    Upgrade from “Driving for Dollars” to “Street Time”

    For many real estate investors, one of their primary sources of property leads is “Driving for Dollars”—driving around town, looking for properties showing signs of distress or abandonment. And while Driving for Dollars is great, Thoughtful Real Estate Entrepreneurs know there is a similar—but far more valuable—activity: Street Time. In this episode, Jeff explains what Street Time is, how and why it creates more and better opportunities than just Driving for Dollars, and describes how to do it.

    • 24 min
    Being a Blissful Real Estate Investor with Moneeka Sawyer

    Being a Blissful Real Estate Investor with Moneeka Sawyer

    In this episode, Jeff interviews Moneeka Sawyer, the blissful millionaire. Moneeka reached her financial freedom by turning $10,000 to over $5,000,000 working only 5-10 hours per MONTH with very little stress. She is now on a mission to help as many other women as she can to do the same. Moneeka hosts the top rated podcast and radio show Real Estate Investing for Women and has interviewed prestigious guests such as Leeza Gibbons, Dr. Joe Vitale, and Hal Elrod. Moneeka has also been featured on stages with Suzanne Sommers, Martha Stewart, and Ice T & Coco at places like the Nasdaq Marketplace, Harvard, and Carnegie Hall, and on TV on NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox reaching over 150 million people. In this episode, she and Jeff discuss what it means to be blissful, how to be more blissful in life and business, and how real estate investing is a people business…not a numbers business. Listen in and enjoy this wide-ranging conversation about life, business and real estate investing! Connect with Moneeka at Blissfulinvestor.com

    • 49 min
    SHARPEN AND AGREE: Step 6 in The Y.E.S.S.E.S Framework

    SHARPEN AND AGREE: Step 6 in The Y.E.S.S.E.S Framework

    In this series of episodes, Jeff dives deep into each step of the Y.E.S.S.E.S Framework for Getting Off-Market Sellers to Accept Your Offers. In this episode, Jeff does a deep dive into the sixth and final step of the framework, the letter with S, which stands for SHARPEN AND AGREE. Listen in and learn how transition from making the proposal to getting the deal signed, through the collaborative process of receiving feedback from the Seller and making any needed adjustments to the proposal. Once you’ve completed this step, you’ve gotten an off-market property in contract to purchase!

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Sneakers Lyke ,

Great podcast

This show has Great info and content and gets me excited to do more real estate deals using Jeff’s way of investing

FF🏝 ,

Great

Amazing podcast. Great Info

kenman13 ,

Concise and Honest

I found this later it’s been refreshing to find like minded REI and similar struggles I’ve experienced
Thank you for doing this
-Kenny

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