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Does it feel like you're on a never ending treadmill working for someone else? Are you an investor that doesn't have the support to succeed? Author, investor, and real estate master Chris Prefontaine is here to help!

This podcast is designed to help YOU reach the next level of real estate investing no matter where you are right now. Chris interviews the top real estate experts from around the country pulling out the very best advice and insights they have to offer. If you take the advice in each one of these episodes and apply what you learn, you will likely save yourself hundreds if not thousands of dollars and a dizzying amount of stress.

As one of the nation’s top-producing investors with over 25 years of experience, Chris will be with you "in the trenches" to take your business to the next level. Whether you are a family business just starting out, or looking to explode your growth this is your Masters Class.

The Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast|Real Estate Investing Chris Prefontaine

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 317 Ratings

Does it feel like you're on a never ending treadmill working for someone else? Are you an investor that doesn't have the support to succeed? Author, investor, and real estate master Chris Prefontaine is here to help!

This podcast is designed to help YOU reach the next level of real estate investing no matter where you are right now. Chris interviews the top real estate experts from around the country pulling out the very best advice and insights they have to offer. If you take the advice in each one of these episodes and apply what you learn, you will likely save yourself hundreds if not thousands of dollars and a dizzying amount of stress.

As one of the nation’s top-producing investors with over 25 years of experience, Chris will be with you "in the trenches" to take your business to the next level. Whether you are a family business just starting out, or looking to explode your growth this is your Masters Class.

    Reducing Your Taxes and Protecting Your Assets, with Toby Mathis

    Reducing Your Taxes and Protecting Your Assets, with Toby Mathis

    Toby Mathis is a founding partner of Anderson Law Group and current manager of Anderson’s Las Vegas office.
    He has helped Anderson grow its practice from one of business and estate planning to a thriving tax practice and national registered agent service with more than 18,000 clients.
    In his work as an attorney, he has focused exclusively in areas of small business, taxation, and trusts. In addition, Toby was the past director and host of the longest-running local business radio program on KNUU in Las Vegas “The BOSS Business Brief”.
    He sits on the board of directors for several companies and was recently appointed to the local board of Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a worldwide association of owners of successful businesses. He has authored more than 100 articles on small business topics and has written several books on good business practices, including first, second and third editions of Tax-Wise Business Ownership and 12 Steps to Running a Successful Business.
    What you will learn in this episode:
    How to protect your assets to ensure they last a lifetime Why you should always operate a business as an entity over a sole proprietorship What changes are coming to accelerated depreciation in 2023 How you can go into the tax-exempt realm in real estate and make a difference Why you should be paying your kids through your business Resources:
    Everyone is always asking us, “How is it possible to buy real estate without using my own cash or credit?” With decades of combined experience in real estate, we’ve perfected the process of investing creatively. We want to share as much as we can with you, which is exactly why we're running this FREE workshop! If you're thinking about leaving your job, escaping the W-2 lifestyle, and starting on the path towards creating generational wealth — this is for you! To register, just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/pcws.
    Schedule a free strategy session with us. This is an opportunity for you to have an honest conversation with our team about your background, investment goals, and create some action steps toward creating the life of your dreams. Together we'll discover where you are, where you want to be, and what's in the way. Just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/action.
    Our free Master’s Class is the ONLY webinar where you're given the exact techniques we use in our family company to buy and sell homes every month — all across North America and ALL on TERMS! Register by visiting: smartrealestatecoach.com/mastersclass
    The Wicked Smart Investor's Toolkit is a great way to dip your toe in the water of buying properties on terms. Here you'll receive seller scripts, our investor blueprint, be able to listen to live calls, and much more! Enroll for free at smartrealestatecoach.com/tools
    The Quantum Leap System has everything you’ll need to start buying and selling on terms (without banks and without your own money or credit), launch & scale a business that fits your goals, and strengthen your mindset so you can follow the proven path to becoming a successful real estate investor. You can learn more by visiting: smartrealestatecoach.com/qls.
    For additional information on lead generation, funding, mindset coaching, legal assistance, virtual staffing, and business growth, visit the Investor Resources section of our website at: smartrealestatecoach.com/resources.
    Lastly, don’t forget to grab a discounted ticket to our next event!
    Visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/summit50

    • 27 min
    Funding Your Small Business, with Leo Kanell

    Funding Your Small Business, with Leo Kanell

    Leo Kanell is the Founder of 7 Figures Funding, 7Figures.com, Soft Pull Credit & the 7 Figures Club podcast. As a renowned startup & business funding expert, Kanell is hailed across review sites like TrustPilot, Yelp, and Amazon as a caring, experienced, and educated business and finance adroit. People know Kanell teaches and guides entrepreneurs through the rough terrain that is finding start-up capital for new or existing businesses. Gaining over $500 million in funding for his clients thus far, Kanell has proven himself to overcome the odds set against entrepreneurs again and again. Even though 95% of businesses are unable to obtain venture capitalists or angel investors, Leo Kanell has only seen success in working personally with thousands of entrepreneurs around the world, who search desperately for the capital to establish and operate their businesses.
    Having built a foundation for his career in earning scholarships for leadership and Business Management from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, Leo Kanell launched into his innovative career at the ripe age of twenty-one. Even though he was still in school at that time, Kanell started his own business and, overtime, continues to show himself as a truly successful serial entrepreneur. Fueled by his faith, Kanell authentically serves his clients with a patient heart, seeking to understand each client’s unique situation and meet their needs accordingly. With 5-star ratings pouring in across the internet, Leo Kanell has received incredible reviews by people who have worked with him, read his book–The Business Funding Formula, and watched his teachings online. Being an author has taken Leo’s vast financial and business knowledge and focused it into text form that beautifully encapsulates all he has to offer clients. The proof is found in the results he has provided for thousands of entrepreneurs across the country, by helping them to secure funding and implement proven growth strategies.
    What you will learn in this episode:
    Why Leo decided to pivot his business to provide a marketplace of solutions to small business owners and startups Who 7 Figures Funding helps and how the process works Leo’s recommendations for someone currently in a corporate job looking to start their own real estate business How focusing on ROL can help you avoid making an emotional decision over a smart financial decision Why you shouldn’t let a bad experience in real estate investing keep you from succeeding Leo’s golden nugget of advice for anyone looking to become a 7 figure earner Resources:
    www.smartrealestatecoach.com/7figures Additional Resources:
    Everyone is always asking us, “How is it possible to buy real estate without using my own cash or credit?” With decades of combined experience in real estate, we’ve perfected the process of investing creatively. We want to share as much as we can with you, which is exactly why we're running this FREE workshop! If you're thinking about leaving your job, escaping the W-2 lifestyle, and starting on the path towards creating generational wealth — this is for you! To register, just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/pcws.
    Schedule a free strategy session with us. This is an opportunity for you to have an honest conversation with our team about your background, investment goals, and create some action steps toward creating the life of your dreams. Together we'll discover where you are, where you want to be, and what's in the way. Just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/action.
    Our free Master’s Class is the ONLY webinar where you're given the exact techniques we use in our family company to buy and sell homes every month — all across North America and ALL on TERMS! Register by visiting: smartrealestatecoach.com/mastersclass
    The Wicked Smart Investor's Toolkit is a great way to dip your toe in the water of buying properties on terms. Here you'll receive seller scripts, our investor blueprint, be ab

    • 30 min
    Why You Need an Exit Plan in Real Estate Investing, with Mike Morawski

    Why You Need an Exit Plan in Real Estate Investing, with Mike Morawski

    Mike Morawski is a 30+ plus year real estate investment professional who has controlled over $285 mm in real estate transactions and syndications. A real estate investment consultant, trainer & coach, author & public speaker. He is experienced in residential, multifamily sales, investing & property management.
    Michael has a strong personal resilience and a deep desire to help others live an extraordinary life through smart, strategic real estate investing. Over his career, Michael has trained and coached hundreds of real estate investors to fulfill their financial dreams and live the life of their dreams.
    What you will learn in this episode:
    Why Mike joined a real estate mastermind despite already being a successful investor The importance of surrounding yourself with people you can learn from Mike’s journey in real estate, including a 10-year federal prison sentence Why Mike wrote his book, Exit Plan: A Complete Guide to Multifamily Investing and Why You Need an Exit Plan to help people learn to maximize their profit What’s next for Mike, including a move into group coaching Resources:
    My Core Intentions Website Mike Morowski on LinkedIn My Core Intentions on LinkedIn www.smartrealestatecoach.com/exitplan Additional Resources:
    Everyone is always asking us, “How is it possible to buy real estate without using my own cash or credit?” With decades of combined experience in real estate, we’ve perfected the process of investing creatively. We want to share as much as we can with you, which is exactly why we're running this FREE workshop! If you're thinking about leaving your job, escaping the W-2 lifestyle, and starting on the path towards creating generational wealth — this is for you! To register, just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/pcws.
    Schedule a free strategy session with us. This is an opportunity for you to have an honest conversation with our team about your background, investment goals, and create some action steps toward creating the life of your dreams. Together we'll discover where you are, where you want to be, and what's in the way. Just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/action.
    Our free Master’s Class is the ONLY webinar where you're given the exact techniques we use in our family company to buy and sell homes every month — all across North America and ALL on TERMS! Register by visiting: smartrealestatecoach.com/mastersclass
    The Wicked Smart Investor's Toolkit is a great way to dip your toe in the water of buying properties on terms. Here you'll receive seller scripts, our investor blueprint, be able to listen to live calls, and much more! Enroll for free at smartrealestatecoach.com/tools
    The Quantum Leap System has everything you’ll need to start buying and selling on terms (without banks and without your own money or credit), launch & scale a business that fits your goals, and strengthen your mindset so you can follow the proven path to becoming a successful real estate investor. You can learn more by visiting: smartrealestatecoach.com/qls.
    For additional information on lead generation, funding, mindset coaching, legal assistance, virtual staffing, and business growth, visit the Investor Resources section of our website at: smartrealestatecoach.com/resources.
    Lastly, don’t forget to grab a discounted ticket to our next event!
    Visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/summit50

    • 22 min
    Building a Brand on Social Media, with Curtis Fenn

    Building a Brand on Social Media, with Curtis Fenn

    Curtis Fenn is the current president and COO of REDX. REDX® is a technology company that helps real estate agents develop sustainable growth with the best tools and practices for acquiring new clients.
    What you will learn in this episode:
    How finding qualified sellers has changed over the last 20 years Why every business needs to utilize social media What the difference is between paid and organic posts and videos How to use social media algorithms to your advantage to get your content in front of the right people at the right time The importance of data for targeting your audience online How short-form videos and TikToks can help you become an authority and convert leads Resources:
    Website: https://www.redx.com/ LinkedIn Personal: https://www.linkedin.com/in/curtis-fenn-a729972/ LinkedIn Business: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-redx/ Additional Resources:
    Everyone is always asking us, “How is it possible to buy real estate without using my own cash or credit?” With decades of combined experience in real estate, we’ve perfected the process of investing creatively. We want to share as much as we can with you, which is exactly why we're running this FREE workshop! If you're thinking about leaving your job, escaping the W-2 lifestyle, and starting on the path toward creating generational wealth — this is for you! To register, just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/pcws.
    Schedule a free strategy session with us. This is an opportunity for you to have an honest conversation with our team about your background, investment goals, and create some action steps toward creating the life of your dreams. Together we'll discover where you are, where you want to be, and what's in the way. Just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/action.
    Our free Master’s Class is the ONLY webinar where you're given the exact techniques we use in our family company to buy and sell homes every month — all across North America and ALL on TERMS! Register by visiting: smartrealestatecoach.com/mastersclass.
    The Wicked Smart Investor's Toolkit is a great way to dip your toe in the water of buying properties on terms. Here you'll receive seller scripts, our investor blueprint, be able to listen to live calls, and much more! Enroll for free at smartrealestatecoach.com/tools.
    The Quantum Leap System has everything you’ll need to start buying and selling on terms (without banks and without your own money or credit), launch & scale a business that fits your goals, and strengthen your mindset so you can follow the proven path to becoming a successful real estate investor. You can learn more by visiting: smartrealestatecoach.com/qls.
    For additional information on lead generation, funding, mindset coaching, legal assistance, virtual staffing, and business growth, visit the Investor Resources section of our website at: smartrealestatecoach.com/resources.
    Lastly, don’t forget to grab a discounted ticket to our next event! Visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/summit50.

    • 18 min
    Building Your Dream Business From Scratch, with Chris Prefontaine

    Building Your Dream Business From Scratch, with Chris Prefontaine

    Chris Prefontaine is the best-selling author of Real Estate on Your Terms: Create Continuous Cash Flow Now, Without Using Your Cash or Credit. He’s also the founder of SmartRealEstateCoach.com and the Smart Real Estate Coach Podcast.
    Chris has been in real estate for over 25 years. His experience includes the construction of over 100 single-family and duplex homes (mostly in the 1990s and selectively to date). He has owned a Realty Executives Franchise (Massachusetts 1994-2000) as broker/owner, which maintained high per-agent standards and eventually sold to Coldwell Banker in 2000. The 2000s included coaching ½ million and higher REALTORs® to scale & automate their business throughout the US and Canada. He also participated (and still does selectively) in condo conversions (multi-family homes to condos) and “raise the roof” projects (converting single-family ranches to colonials in growth neighborhoods).
    Chris has been a big advocate of constant education and regularly participates in high-end mastermind groups, as well as consults with private mentors. He runs his own buying and selling businesses with his family team, which buys 2-5 properties monthly, so they’re in the trenches every single week. They also help clients do the same thing around the country.
    Chris and his family team have done over 80 million in real estate transactions. They mentor, coach, consult, and actually partner with students around the country (by application only) to do exactly what they do.
    What you will learn in this episode:
    Milestones and lessons from Chris’ booming real estate business A roadmap for building your own amazing dream business Essential resources that Chris uses and recommends Insights on coming back from a business disaster Why expert feedback is critical to success How to scale your business with creative financing The importance of having a great support system around you Resources:
    Everyone is always asking us, “How is it possible to buy real estate without using my own cash or credit?” With decades of combined experience in real estate, we’ve perfected the process of investing creatively. We want to share as much as we can with you, which is exactly why we're running this FREE workshop! If you're thinking about leaving your job, escaping the W-2 lifestyle, and starting on the path toward creating generational wealth — this is for you! To register, just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/pcws.
    Schedule a free strategy session with us. This is an opportunity for you to have an honest conversation with our team about your background, investment goals, and create some action steps toward creating the life of your dreams. Together we'll discover where you are, where you want to be, and what's in the way. Just visit: smartrealestatecoach.com/action.
    Our free Master’s Class is the ONLY webinar where you're given the exact techniques we use in our family company to buy and sell homes every month — all across North America and ALL on TERMS! Register by visiting: smartrealestatecoach.com/mastersclass.
    The Wicked Smart Investor's Toolkit is a great way to dip your toe in the water of buying properties on terms. Here you'll receive seller scripts, our investor blueprint, be able to listen to live calls, and much more! Enroll for free at smartrealestatecoach.com/tools.
    The Quantum Leap System has everything you’ll need to start buying and selling on terms (without banks and without your own money or credit), launch & scale a business that fits your goals, and strengthen your mindset so you can follow the proven path to becoming a successful real estate investor. You can learn more by visiting: smartrealestatecoach.com/qls.
    For additional information on lead generation, funding, mindset coaching, legal assistance, virtual staffing, and business growth, visit the Investor Resources section of our website at: smartrealestatecoach.com/resources.
    Lastly, don’t forget to grab a discounted ticket t

    • 25 min
    Turnkey Real Estate Investing, with Lindsay Davis

    Turnkey Real Estate Investing, with Lindsay Davis

    Lindsay Davis serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Spartan Invest and Atlas Rental Property. With Lindsay’s leadership, Spartan Invest has ranked on the Inc. 5000's Fastest-Growing Companies in the country for 8 consecutive years since 2013. She is a millennial entrepreneur and has played an integral role in creating five brands and four companies, generating a combined revenue of almost $50 million. She presides over nearly $25 million in total assets and manages the company’s entire retail portfolio, which consists of over 1,600 rental properties. She also coordinates, manages, and directs the supply network of approximately 200 vendors. As CEO of Spartan Invest, it is her passion to help others find their financial freedom using our full-service turn-key process.
    Lindsay was recognized by the Birmingham Business Journal as one of the Decade's Top 40 Under 40. She has also received various awards from the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, giving her the titles of International Woman of the Year and Female Executive of the Year over the last few years. Davis also gives back to her community by supporting The Nature Conservancy in Alabama, United Way, and Redemptive Cycles. She also spends her personal time with GirlSpring, Inc., a non-profit that focuses on the issues and concerns of girls and young women.
    On top of her impressive list of professional accomplishments, Davis is a mother to three beautiful children and is inspirational as an executive leader and as a devoted pillar of her family. Davis has achieved an impressive balance of personal and professional endeavors, accomplishing so much so early in her career.
    What you will learn in this episode:
    What turnkey real estate investing is, and how it may differ between organizations What challenges real estate investors may face that can impact cash flow How a diversified portfolio can help keep your cash flow safe What adjustments Lindsay’s team has made from lessons learned in the industry Why you need to ignore the market’s high interest rates and focus on profit Resources:
    Follow Chris and Zach on Club House to learn even more about deal structures and how to get 3 paydays from your real estate investments.
    If you’re looking to secure some lines of credit for your business, check out Fund and Grow – Visit the Resource page at https://smartrealestatecoach.com/resources
    Schedule a FREE Strategy Call: SmartRealEstateCoach.com/action Register for our free masterclass: www.SmartRealEstateCoach.com/mastersclass Real Estate on Your Terms by Chris Prefontaine SmartRealRstateCoach.com/ebook SmartRealEstateCoach.com/QLS SmartRealestateCoach.com/tools https://smartrealestatecoach.com/workshop www.smartrealestatecoach.com/summit50 SpartanInvest.com

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
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317 Ratings

Aspenrobert ,

Chris Has “Been there and done that” in business. It shows up here!

This is concistently an excellent podcast. Great host who asks penetrating questions of his guests. Highly recommended!

bradchandlercoaching ,

Chris is the best

Have been listening to this show for years. He is one of the sharpest investors on the planet. Few gurus actually operate on a high level - Chris is one of them. If you’re looking to learn real estate or grow you’re investing business this podcast is the bomb! I highly recommend it! Brad Chandler❤️❤️❤️

Aaron and Josh ,

Excellent podcast

I discovered SREC about a month ago and this podcast has quickly become a regular part of my weekly routine. I’m currently working through the QLS course and am so pleased to find that it truly is all that it’s represented to be. Can’t wait to get started on implementing what I’m learning!

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