451 episodes

Welcome to the Smart Real Estate Coach podcast. Our episodes are designed to help YOU reach the next level of real estate investing no matter where you are right now.

To make this a reality, we lean into our 32+ years of experience, our huge network of experts, and our thriving community of Associates. With the right tools, the right education, and the right mindset YOU can take control of your financial future.

At Smart Real Estate Coach, we empower individuals and families to create the life of their dreams through real estate.

If you are an aspiring or seasoned real estate investor looking for a proven investment system, robust education, and a thriving support community, you have come to the right place.

We share the best information from our own deals, our Associate's deals, and our guest experts, helping you potentially save hundreds of thousands of dollars in costly mistakes.

And we know what the work actually takes. Between our Associates and our own deals, we’re still completing deals every month and control, at any given time between $60-100 million dollars worth of real estate with little to no money down. If you’re serious about making money in the world of real estate investment, then keep listening to learn more!

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

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 315 Ratings

Welcome to the Smart Real Estate Coach podcast. Our episodes are designed to help YOU reach the next level of real estate investing no matter where you are right now.

To make this a reality, we lean into our 32+ years of experience, our huge network of experts, and our thriving community of Associates. With the right tools, the right education, and the right mindset YOU can take control of your financial future.

At Smart Real Estate Coach, we empower individuals and families to create the life of their dreams through real estate.

If you are an aspiring or seasoned real estate investor looking for a proven investment system, robust education, and a thriving support community, you have come to the right place.

We share the best information from our own deals, our Associate's deals, and our guest experts, helping you potentially save hundreds of thousands of dollars in costly mistakes.

And we know what the work actually takes. Between our Associates and our own deals, we’re still completing deals every month and control, at any given time between $60-100 million dollars worth of real estate with little to no money down. If you’re serious about making money in the world of real estate investment, then keep listening to learn more!

    Episode 450: Why Building the BEST Team in Your Business Will Make it Succeed with Dustin Gutkowski

    Episode 450: Why Building the BEST Team in Your Business Will Make it Succeed with Dustin Gutkowski

    Dustin Gutkowski, the owner of Results Roofing in Dallas, is an example of true success in business. He took control and turned his life around and went from being homeless at 14 to having a successful million-dollar roofing business in Texas today. 
     
    He left his career in fitness to pursue a business that will allow him to grow and have more time for his family, which led him to building Results Roofing. Dustin grew Results Roofing by focusing on the people aspect of business, making sure his people are happy and motivated to work in the organization.
     
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    How Dustin’s background help him through entrepreneurship
    What inspired Dustin to turn his life around
    How Dustin got into real estate investing
    What Dustin wanted to accomplish with his roofing business
    How Dustin used social media for his roofing business
    How Dustin grew his roofing business to what it is today
    What Dustin focuses on when hiring people for his team
    How taking care of your team can help you grow your business
    What kind of mindset can help you achieve success in life
    Dustin’s advice for people who want to get into entrepreneurship
    How you can connect with Dustin
     
    Resources:
     
    Request a FREE copy of our best-selling book, Real Estate On Your Terms and Deal Structure Overtime, at absolutely no charge: wickedsmartbooks.com/podcast
     
    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/pcmc
     
    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/chrisprecall
     
    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.
     
    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/pcqls
     
    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.
     
    90-Day Jump Start: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/jump
     
    Additional Resources:
     
    Blue Ocean Strategy
    https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Ocean-Strategy-Uncontested-Competition/dp/1591396190
     
    Dustin Gutkowski
    https://www.instagram.com/dustingutkowskirr/
     
    Results Roofing
    https://resultsroofing.com/

    • 33 min
    Episode 449: Establishing Massive Credibility & Authority with Podcasting with Phil Better

    Episode 449: Establishing Massive Credibility & Authority with Podcasting with Phil Better

    Phil Better is a podcast mogul who started his journey into podcasting about a decade ago now. He launched his first podcast in 2017 and through the years, has helped many entrepreneurs establish authority and credibility through podcasting. 
     
    He discovered the power of podcasting early in his career and today, aside from giving value to entrepreneurs through his podcast, Phil and his agency is providing services for entrepreneurs who want to dominate their space through podcasts too.
     
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    How podcasting can help you establish authority in your industry
    What opportunities podcasting can give you as an entrepreneur
    How you can get started with podcasting
    Why you need to niche down when you’re starting a podcast
    Why building authority as an entrepreneur is important to your success
    How podcasting can help build great relationships
    How you can get in touch with Phil for podcasting help
     
    Resources:
     
    Request a FREE copy of our best-selling book, Real Estate On Your Terms and Deal Structure Overtime, at absolutely no charge: wickedsmartbooks.com/podcast
     
    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/pcmc
     
    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/chrisprecall
     
    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.
     
    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/pcqls
     
    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.
     
    90-Day Jump Start: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/jump
     
    Additional Resources:
     
    Podcast Launch Agency
    https://podcastlaunchagency.com/
     
    Invest In Yourself: The Digital Entrepreneur Podcast
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/invest-in-yourself-the-digital-entrepreneur-podcast/id1586814857

    • 21 min
    Episode 448: Why Building the Right Relationships will Make or Break Your Real Estate Business with Jordan Silvester

    Episode 448: Why Building the Right Relationships will Make or Break Your Real Estate Business with Jordan Silvester

    Jordan Silvester is a realtor and real estate investor who has done over 800 deals through the years, both big and small. He has extensive experience in real estate investing and he is celebrated as Windsor’s top realtor.
     
    He grew up with family in the real estate business and that’s what got him interested in the industry. After years of working as a realtor, Jordan realized that he had an advantage in real estate investing and started learning more about it, which eventually led to him building his portfolio and doing hundreds of deals with different strategies, all using other people’s money.
     
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    What led Jordan into becoming a realtor and real estate investor
    What strategies Jordan uses for his investments
    What it takes to scale a real estate business
    What new real estate investors should be focused on today
    How Jordan’s network as a realtor helped him with his deals
    How your relationships will contribute to your success in real estate
    What lessons Jordan learned from getting into real estate investing
     
    Resources:
     
    Request a FREE copy of our best-selling book, Real Estate On Your Terms and Deal Structure Overtime, at absolutely no charge: wickedsmartbooks.com/podcast
     
    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/pcmc
     
    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/chrisprecall
     
    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.
     
    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/pcqls
     
    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.
     
    90-Day Jump Start: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/jump
     
    Additional Resources:
     
    FREE Tools for Real Estate Investors
    https://www.smartrealestatecoach.com/Jordan
     
    Free Real Estate Investing Resources
    https://www.jordansilvester.com
     
    Jordan Silvester
    https://www.facebook.com/jordan.silvester.3
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy87YQMioGryRRiax9VBKLA
    https://www.instagram.com/jordan.silvester.realtor/
    https://www.tiktok.com/@jordan_silvester
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jordan-silvester-97103a163/

    • 26 min
    Episode 447: The Corporate Transparency Act Explained & Protecting Your Business Assets with Tommy Thornburgh

    Episode 447: The Corporate Transparency Act Explained & Protecting Your Business Assets with Tommy Thornburgh

    Tommy Thornburgh is the President of Prime Corporate Services, a company focused on helping new entrepreneurs set up their businesses for success. He has a team of over 50 corporate advisers that have helped over 100,000 entrepreneurs and they continue to help hundreds more on a daily basis.
     
    He is the brain behind the webinars and presentations at Prime Corporate Services and he is a long-term partner for Smart Real Estate Coach. Tommy has been a huge part in helping us guide people in our community in building their businesses the right way. 
     
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    Why investors need to work on setting up an entity early in business
    What could happen when you don’t set your business up the right way
    How you should approach the idea of setting up an entity for your business
    What you get out of setting up an entity in the beginning of your business
    Why Tommy is passionate about helping entrepreneurs protect their assets
    How you can learn what to do with your business from Tommy
    What the Corporate Transparency Act is about
    What services Prime Corporate Services is offering to real estate investors
     
    Resources:
     
    Join us at the Wicked Smart Virtual Summit in March and get 50% off your ticket now! Don’t miss out, secure your spot at smartrealestatecoach.com/summit today!
     
    Coupon code: podcast50
     
    Request a FREE copy of our best-selling book, Real Estate On Your Terms and Deal Structure Overtime, at absolutely no charge: wickedsmartbooks.com/podcast
     
    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/pcmc
     
    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/chrisprecall
     
    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.
     
    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/pcqls
     
    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.
     
    90-Day Jump Start: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/jump
     
    Additional Resources:
     
    FREE Call with Prime Corporate Services
    https://smartrealestatecoach.com/pcs

    • 25 min
    Episode 446: Profiting from Creative Finance Strategies on Real Estate Deals with Chris and Zach

    Episode 446: Profiting from Creative Finance Strategies on Real Estate Deals with Chris and Zach

    Creative financing has been around for a while now but this time, we’re doubling down on these types of deals because of where the market currently is. We’re seeing tremendous potential for creative strategies and we’ve been working on different ways to utilize them in structuring our deals, which has been resulting in greater paydays than before. 
     
    In today’s episode, we’re bringing you more information about these creative deals along with the opportunity to access resources to help you gain clarity on the structure and benefits of doing them in your market. 
     
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    Why creative financing is a great way to do more deals today
    How we’re structuring our deals using different creative strategies
    How you can learn about creative financing strategies from Smart Real Estate Coach
    What you can expect from our upcoming Bootcamp
    What you can expect from the Wicked Smart Summit
    How you can start using creative financing strategies for your deals
    Where you can find creative financing deals
    How you can benefit from joining the Wicked Smart Summit
     
    Resources:
     
    Join us at the Wicked Smart Virtual Summit in March and get 50% off your ticket now! Don’t miss out, secure your spot at smartrealestatecoach.com/summit today!
     
    Coupon code: podcast50
     
    Request a FREE copy of our best-selling book, Real Estate On Your Terms and Deal Structure Overtime, at absolutely no charge: wickedsmartbooks.com/podcast
     
    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/pcmc
     
    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/chrisprecall
     
    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.
     
    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/pcqls
     
    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.
     
    90-Day Jump Start: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/jump
     

    • 23 min
    Episode 445: How Creative Financing Strategies Can Help Through Real Estate Market Cycles

    Episode 445: How Creative Financing Strategies Can Help Through Real Estate Market Cycles

    Learning never stops when you’re an investor because if there’s one thing that’s constant in real estate, it’s that the market constantly changes. There is always something you need to learn regardless of how long you’ve been in business, so you have to make sure you’re always investing in your education. 
     
    We live in a time where information is abundant and you can find education everywhere, but not every single one will help you get to where you want to be. You have to make sure you’re investing only in information that’s accurate and relevant, and will actually help you navigate even the toughest kinds of markets.
     
    What you’ll learn about in this episode:
    What kind of programs you should get yourself into
    Where you can access accurate and updated courses
    Why we make sure we keep our courses updated
    How creative financing strategies can help you through market cycles
    What housing inventory looks like today
    What trends you need to stay on top of in today’s market
    How Smart Real Estate Coach can help you learn and grow as a real estate investor
    How you can join the Smart Real Estate Coach community for FREE
    Why an interactive approach to real estate education is important
     
    Resources:
     
    Join us at the Wicked Smart Virtual Summit in March and get 50% off your ticket now! Don’t miss out, secure your spot at smartrealestatecoach.com/summit today!
     
    Coupon code: podcast50
     
    Request a FREE copy of our best-selling book, Real Estate On Your Terms and Deal Structure Overtime, at absolutely no charge: wickedsmartbooks.com/podcast
     
    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/pcmc
     
    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/chrisprecall
     
    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.
     
    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/pcqls
     
    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.
     
    90-Day Jump Start: www.smartrealestatecoach.com/jump
     
    Additional Resources:
     
    Free Educational Resources 
    https://www.wickedsmartbooks.com/podcast

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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315 Ratings

315 Ratings

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Love This Podcast!

I have been loving the guests that Chris is having on his show! They are diversified and incredibly interesting. Keep it up Chris!

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!

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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❤️❤️❤️

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