245 episodes

It’s no secret that real estate is one of the best investment vehicles out there.

But with all the current uncertainty how do we know when and where to put our hard earned money to work for us?

It’s easy to become distracted by that shiny object or the ”next best thing.”

So how can we determine which strategies will best align with our financial goals?

Whether you’re an active real estate entrepreneur, a passive investor, or looking to get in to real estate investing, our goal is to provide investors with the insights and strategies to build our portfolios all while protecting our capital.

Two Smart Assets Daniel Nickles

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 46 Ratings

It’s no secret that real estate is one of the best investment vehicles out there.

But with all the current uncertainty how do we know when and where to put our hard earned money to work for us?

It’s easy to become distracted by that shiny object or the ”next best thing.”

So how can we determine which strategies will best align with our financial goals?

Whether you’re an active real estate entrepreneur, a passive investor, or looking to get in to real estate investing, our goal is to provide investors with the insights and strategies to build our portfolios all while protecting our capital.

    How Real Estate Investors Can Use Systems To Drive Performance with Jens Nielsen

    How Real Estate Investors Can Use Systems To Drive Performance with Jens Nielsen

    Dive into the world of real estate systems with Jens Nielsen, principal of Open Doors Capital and a seasoned full-time investor. With millions raised for apartment syndications and as a general partner in over 2,000 units nationwide, valued at $250M, Jens brings unparalleled expertise.
    As a Certified High-Performance Coach, he's coached numerous investors to success through accountability and personal growth. Leveraging skills from a long IT career, Jens discusses how implementing systems and technologies can drive performance and streamline real estate investment operations.
    Tune in for valuable insights into optimizing your real estate endeavors.
     
    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE EPISODE
    03:00 - What Jens learned from systems
    05:09 - How he got started in real estate
    07:27 - How important is the iteration process in dialing in systems
    09:00 - How important is mixing these systems
    10:49 - Rely on your property manager to produce data
    13:19 - Tasks for business
    15:27 - Real estate EOS
    18:58 - System error
    20:47 - Future real estate focus
    22:43 - Contact Jens
     
     
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    • 23 min
    Is Past Performance A Good Indicator Of Future Results?

    Is Past Performance A Good Indicator Of Future Results?

    In this insightful episode, join Daniel Nickles as he delves into the age-old question: Is Past Performance A Good Indicator Of Future Results? Drawing from his extensive experience in the dynamic realm of real estate, Daniel explores the nuances and challenges of predicting success based on historical data. 
    Daniel shares valuable insights, lessons learned, and strategies for navigating the uncertainties of investment. Whether you're a seasoned investor or just starting, Daniel's perspective on the interplay between past performance and future outcomes is sure to spark thoughtful consideration and guide your approach to investment decisions.
     
     
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    • 10 min
    How To Achieve Your 2024 Goals

    How To Achieve Your 2024 Goals

    Join Daniel Nickles as he unravels the secrets to achieving your life goals. Delve into the importance of identifying your goals, understanding the necessary steps, and setting effective New Year's resolutions.
    Daniel shares invaluable insights on navigating the path to your aspirations, providing a roadmap for personal and professional success. Learn the art of goal setting and discover strategies that will propel you towards realizing your dreams.
    Whether it is career milestones or personal growth, Daniel Nickles guides you on the journey to turn your 2024 goals into tangible achievements.
     
    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE EPISODE
    01:34 - Setting New Year’s resolution
    02:23 - Importance of goal setting
    03:22 - Actions to achieving a goal
    06:03 - Measuring and tracking
    07:31 - Fourth pillar adjusting
     
     
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    • 9 min
    Our Focus And Outlook For 2024

    Our Focus And Outlook For 2024

    In this episode, Daniel shares a unique perspective on the challenges faced by professionals in this dynamic field. Tune in to gain valuable insights into the industry's landscape, job volatility, and the strategic focus of Upstream Equity for the upcoming year. 
    Whether you're an industry insider or a curious observer, Daniel's expertise provides a compelling look into the current state and future trajectory of investing.
     
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    • 17 min
    4 Key Components Of A Real Estate Investment That Can’t Be Overlooked with Sharon Riddle

    4 Key Components Of A Real Estate Investment That Can’t Be Overlooked with Sharon Riddle

    In this episode, I talk with Sharon Riddle, a seasoned real estate investor, as she unveils the 4 key components of a successful real estate investment that simply can't be overlooked.
    With over 30 years of experience in providing business solutions, Sharon shares invaluable insights from her journey, emphasizing property analysis, acquisition, rehab, and management. 
    Co-founder of Excalibre Investments of Texas, she transitioned from single-family to multifamily real estate, amassing over 3,500 units.
     
    HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE EPISODE02:10 - How Sharon got started in multifamily real estate
    03:46 - Underwriting single family deals
    05:21 - Paying attention to what GPs are doing
    07:38 - LP side and GP side real estate
    09:40 - What sparked a transition for her
    13:05 - Real estate professional designation
    17:43 - Outlook on deal reserves
    20:48 - Words of wisdom for new investors
    25:24 - Today’s Market location opportunities
    28:22 - Contact Sharon
     
    CONNECT WITH THE GUESTWebsite: https://excalibretexas.com/
     
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    • 29 min
    How Manufacturing Trends Are Driving Industrial Real Estate with Angel Gonzalez

    How Manufacturing Trends Are Driving Industrial Real Estate with Angel Gonzalez

    In this insightful episode, join Angel Gonzalez, a seasoned veteran with over 19 years of financial expertise, as he unveils the intersection of manufacturing trends and industrial real estate. From his beginnings in a diverse financial career to venturing into the dynamic realm of commercial real estate and syndication, Angel's journey is a masterclass in adaptability.
    With a unique blend of Fortune 500 experience and military service skills, Angel discusses the impact of his Army background on his strategic approach to finance. From financial reporting to process improvement, his comprehensive skill set has made him a formidable force in the industry.
    Tune in to gain valuable insights into the evolving landscape of industrial real estate, guided by Angel's wealth of experience and dynamic perspective.
    CONNECT WITH THE GUESTWebsite: https://www.keystoneprivatecapital.com/
                    CONNECT WITH THE HOSTWebsite- https://upstreaminvestor.com/Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/TwoSmartAssets/Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/upstreaminv...Twitter- https://twitter.com/twosmartassetsLinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/company/two-...-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Listen, like, subscribe, and comment!

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

BikingDane ,

Great podcast that provides a lot of value

Danny is a great host and interview a lot of interesting guests. If you want to learn more about real estate investing I highly recommend this show.

bradchandlercoaching ,

Awesome show!

Kickstarting my day with this podcast is a habit I cherish. It's a cocktail of inspiration, information, and an instant mood enhancer.

Ginge713 ,

Good show sir

You and your guests share a lot of useful info!

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