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Uncontested Investing is your no-frills real estate podcast with experienced guests & advice that matters hosted by Tim Herriage. Hear from investors from across the United States as they share their stories of success and failure and provide actionable investing advice that they often learned the hard way, so that you don’t have to. Join Tim and a new guest every Tuesday to hear all the top information you need to be a success in real estate. 

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Uncontested Investing is your no-frills real estate podcast with experienced guests & advice that matters hosted by Tim Herriage. Hear from investors from across the United States as they share their stories of success and failure and provide actionable investing advice that they often learned the hard way, so that you don’t have to. Join Tim and a new guest every Tuesday to hear all the top information you need to be a success in real estate. 

    The Blueprint for Growing & Scaling Multiple Businesses with Ricardo Rosales

    The Blueprint for Growing & Scaling Multiple Businesses with Ricardo Rosales

    Ricardo Rosales is a real estate entrepreneur with years of experience in flipping and owning rental properties. Today, he is the CEO of Top Of The Line VA and Prospector Web, which are businesses he built out of the challenges he faced during different market cycles. He is on the show today to tell us more about his journey, what fuels his passion, and how he overcame adversity through the years.
     
    Key Talking Points of the Episode
     
    00:00 Introduction
    01:15 Who is Ricardo Rosales?
    02:30 What should investors be focused on in today’s market?
    04:45 What is the purpose of Ricardo’s events?
    09:01 What is Ricardo’s background?
    12:22 How did Ricardo transition from owning rentals to flipping properties?
    14:52 Why did Ricardo need to become a contractor?
    16:34 What challenges come with growing a business too fast?
    20:35 How did Ricardo get involved in wholesaling?
    23:33 What turning point gave Ricardo the idea to start a VA business?
    26:45 Why is Ricardo passionate about educating the Hispanic community about real estate?
    30:49 Why did Ricardo refuse to file for bankruptcy?
    35:38 What is Ricardo focused on today?
    37:12 What challenges did Ricardo have to face with his VA business?
    40:58 What are Ricardo’s plans for the future?
    42:12 What is Ricardo’s advice for entrepreneurs today?
    43:04 How can you connect with Ricardo and his team?
     
    Quotables
     
    “Pick one first and run with it, so before you diversify yourself into 4 or 5 income streams, make sure you’re good at one, that way you could pay the bills with that.”
     
    “Businesses are either going up or going down. There’s not a plateau. There’s no steady state, that doesn’t exist.”
     
    “Just go and take action. Go implement everything you’ve dreamed of – if you wanna be a real estate investor, go buy something. A piece of land, buy a mobile home, buy a trailer, buy a house, buy something, but go do it and don’t just stay in the planning stages.”
     
    Links
     
    Instagram: Ricardo Rosales
    https://www.instagram.com/ricardomrosales/
     
    Website: Ricardo Rosales
    https://www.ricardorosales.com/
     
    Website: RCN Capital
    https://www.rcncapital.com/podcast 
     
    Website: REI INK
    https://rei-ink.com/ 

    • 43 min
    The Power of Compounding Wealth in Real Estate with Mark Bloom

    The Power of Compounding Wealth in Real Estate with Mark Bloom

    Mark Bloom is the co-founder of NetWorth Realty, a large wholesaler and hard money lender in different states across the country. He is a seasoned real estate investor with over 20 years of experience in the industry, and he is on the show today to talk about the reality of being a real estate investor and how you can become a reliable wholesaler in today’s economy.
     
    Listen now to learn more about the trends in the real estate market over the last few years, how it has affected real estate investors, and what you can do if you want to succeed in real estate investing today! 
     
    Key Talking Points of the Episode
     
    00:00 Introduction 
    00:57 Who is Mark Bloom?
    03:10 What should real estate investors be focused on today?
    05:31 How did the last few months affect seasoned real estate investors?
    07:37 Why is real estate still a great investment to make today?
    09:07 What are people often asking about wholesaling?
    12:09 Where are the opportunities for real estate investors coming from?
    15:50 Why does NetWorth Realty operate with licensed professionals?
    18:40 What makes a license beneficial for real estate investors?
    21:31 Why are regulations important in any kind of business?
    22:21 How many states and markets does NetWorth Realty operate in?
    23:03 How is NetWorth Realty adjusting to different market conditions?
    27:07 What is Mark’s advice for investors who are rehabbing properties today?
    30:39 What advice does Mark have for new investors today?
    35:10 Why is it important to understand the power of compounding in real estate?
    40:05 How can consistency create more opportunities for you?
    43:17 How can you truly become successful in life?
    44:54 How can you learn more about NetWorth Realty?
     
    Quotables
     
    “In this business, you buy – you make your money on the buy side. If you do your numbers right and you know what your numbers are, those numbers aren’t gonna change that much in 3 to 6 months.”
     
    “People will do crazy stuff for money so there has to be some level of regulation but when that regulation starts to impair the choices and the options that businesses and citizens have unreasonably, then that’s difficult.”
     
    “I think by being open, by being honest, by being legitimate, by not having people smearing my name and dragging my name through the mud because we’re trying to do the right thing has helped us maybe weather some of the storms.”
     
    Links
     
    Website: NetWorth Realty
    https://networthrealtyusa.com/
     
    Website: RCN Capital
    https://www.rcncapital.com/podcast 
     
    Website: REI INK
    https://rei-ink.com/ 
     

    • 45 min
    The Crucial Role of Processes in Business with Rudy Casanova

    The Crucial Role of Processes in Business with Rudy Casanova

    Rudy Casanova is the co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Global Strategic Business Process Solutions, a company that provides back-office support for businesses across different sectors. He has been in business, helping entrepreneurs of all levels make their businesses more structured and efficient for over 10 years, and he is with us today to help us understand the importance of your processes and how you can improve them. 
     
    Listen to this episode to learn how Global Strategic helps businesses across the country, how businesses can grow with the right people, and the key factors to consider in streamlining your processes!
     
    Key Talking Points of the Episode
     
    00:00 Introduction
    00:36 Who is Rudy Casanova?
    01:52 What services does Global Strategic offer?
    03:28 What should real estate investors be focused on today?
    06:16 How are businesses today adjusting to the economy?
    08:39 Where did the idea for Global Strategic come from?
    11:25 What makes Global Strategic effective in what they do?
    17:30 What can entrepreneurs do to start mapping out their processes?
    20:48 What is the importance of having a good foundation for your processes?
    23:55 What is the biggest mistake big businesses often make?
    26:37 Why is it important to prioritize building out your processes?
    29:04 What does it take to make outsourcing effective for your business?
    34:46 What is Rudy’s best advice for new entrepreneurs today?
    38:53 How big is the Global Strategic team today?
    39:45 Why is it important to genuinely care for your employees?
    41:10 What is Rudy focused on today?
    42:06 How can you connect with Rudy and his team?
     
    Quotables
     
    “Go with some industry experts. Go with people who understand what you don’t.”
     
    “If you don’t build a good foundation, then the building will crumble and that’s what it comes down to.”
     
    “Learn from others, mentor from others. They are going to give you your best look into what you wanna do in the future.” 
     
    Links
     
    Website: Global Strategic Business Process Solutions
    https://www.globalstrategic.com/
     
    LinkedIn: Rudy Casanova
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/rudy-casanova-57272527/
     
    Email: Rudy Casanova
    rudy.casanova@globalstrategic.com
     
    Website: RCN Capital
    https://www.rcncapital.com/podcast 
     
    Website: REI INK
    https://rei-ink.com/ 

    • 43 min
    Exploring the Frontiers of New Construction with Dustin James

    Exploring the Frontiers of New Construction with Dustin James

    Dustin James is the CEO of Texas Kings Capital, a real estate business involved in many different asset classes nationwide. He is an experienced real estate investor with a strong background in new construction and he is with us today to help us learn more about the things that matter when you want to become a developer.
     
    Listen now to learn more about Dustin, his journey in new construction, and the lessons he learned through his years as a real estate investor!
     
    Key Talking Points of the Episode
     
    00:00 Introduction
    00:53 Who is Dustin James?
    03:42 What should real estate investors in new construction be focused on today?
    05:07 How did Dustin learn about new construction?
    07:10 Why is it important to build good relationships with your trades?
    09:56 Where do people screw up when they get into new construction?
    12:15 What kind of development projects is Dustin focused on today?
    14:09 Why is Dustin building affordable luxury houses?
    15:40 How did Dustin get involved in wholesaling?
    20:11 What is the importance of aligning yourself with people who have the same values?
    23:05 What is the story behind Texas Kings Capital?
    24:37 Why is it important to teach children about finances early in life?
    28:07 Why is it important to learn how to manage your finances?
    34:28 What is Dustin’s advice for new entrepreneurs?
    36:27 When will Dustin focus on building for himself?
    38:58 Why is it important to focus on something you love doing?
    39:49 How can you connect with Dustin?
     
    Quotables
     
    “For me, really hone in on perfecting your craft, perfecting what it’s gonna be from start to finish because there’s gonna be a lot of moving parts in new construction.”
     
    “Focus on your network because it is your net worth. I know everybody says that, it’s the main saying, but I’m not kidding when I say that. I’ve met more people in the profession to teach me what I need to know to get to where I’m going to further my success in my business.”
     
    “Do not just go out there thinking you’re gonna make millions of dollars because you saw a cool video in an hour and you think you can do it – it’s not that easy.”
     
    Links
     
    Instagram: Dustin James
    https://www.instagram.com/thedustinjames/
     
    Instagram: JD Homes
    https://www.instagram.com/jdhomes.luxuryliving/
     
    Email: Dustin James
    dustin@txcapital.com
     
    Website: RCN Capital
    https://www.rcncapital.com/podcast 
     
    Website: REI INK
    https://rei-ink.com/ 

    • 40 min
    Dominating Your Real Estate Market at a Young Age with Anthony Todesco

    Dominating Your Real Estate Market at a Young Age with Anthony Todesco

    Anthony Todesco is a young Houston-based real estate investor with operations across 7 states in the country through his company, Amplified Properties. He has experience in multiple asset classes and he is with us on the show today to talk about what it’s been like to get into real estate investing at a very young age and the lessons he learned along the way. 
     
    Listen to this episode to learn more about Anthony, his journey into real estate investing, and what it’s like to be a young blood investor in today’s market!
     
    Key Talking Points of the Episode
     
    00:00 Introduction
    00:52 Who is Anthony Todesco?
    02:10 What should real estate investors today be focused on?
    04:30 What markets is Anthony’s real estate business in today?
    06:00 Why did Anthony decide to get into real estate investing?
    08:46 What mistake did Anthony make that really taught him a lesson?
    10:22 What marketing strategies are currently working in today’s market?
    12:49 Where is Anthony finding buyers for his deals?
    13:50 What are the benefits of mentorships for new real estate investors?
    15:31 How did Anthony meet his mentor?
    17:28 Why is it important to find a mentor who is actively investing in real estate?
    22:24 What is Anthony’s advice for aspiring real estate investors today?
    24:35 Why could it be beneficial to work for someone for free?
    26:55 What are Anthony’s plans for the year?
    28:14 How is Anthony preparing to scale his business?
    32:13 How can real estate investors effectively navigate changing markets?
    33:49 How can you get in touch with Anthony?
     
    Quotables
     
    “I buy what makes sense. Where the most equity is, where the best rental markets are, that’s where I buy.”
     
    “You can do things without money, but obviously, money helps.”
     
    “Most networking events are all free and a saying I like to say is “the more hands you shake, the more money you make”, and that is super important.”
     
    Links
     
    Website: Amplified Properties
    https://amplifiedprops.com/
    Instagram: Anthony Todesco
    https://www.instagram.com/themrmonopoly/
     
    Book: Who Moved My Cheese?
    https://www.amazon.com/Moved-Cheese-Spencer-Johnson-M-D/dp/0743582853#:~:text=Book%20overview,mice%20named%20Sniff%20and%20Scurry.
     
    Website: RCN Capital
    https://www.rcncapital.com/podcast 
     
    Website: REI INK
    https://rei-ink.com/ 

    • 35 min
    Exploring the World of 3D Construction Printing with Justin Fordham

    Exploring the World of 3D Construction Printing with Justin Fordham

    Justin Fordham is the CEO of Fordham Enterprises and an expert in the 3D Construction Printing (3DCP) space in real estate. He is with us on the show today to give us insights on the real estate development market and what the 3DCP space today looks like.
     
    Listen now to learn more about 3D construction printing in real estate and how it can be a solution to the affordability crisis today! 
     
    Key Talking Points of the Episode
     
    00:00 Introduction
    00:41 Who is Justin Fordham?
    01:45 What should real estate investors be focused on in today’s market?
    03:54 What should you consider when developing properties?
    05:14 What is 3DCP?
    07:03 Why did Justin decide to get into 3DCP?
    08:37 What is the history of 3DCP?
    10:41 What kind of properties can be built through 3D printing?
    13:20 How do customers react to the 3DCP space?
    14:43 What are the benefits of 3DCP for developers?
    15:51 How does zoning work for 3D-printed properties?
    17:30 How do modifications work in 3DCP?
    18:24 What kind of machines are used in 3DCP?
    19:23 Why is it important to still have humans involved in the 3DCP process?
    20:48 What strategy works best for 3DCP?
    22:25 Where can a 3DCP developer find funding for their projects?
    26:32 What makes 3DCP a more environmental alternative for development?
    28:28 How did Justin discover the 3DCP business?
    30:18 What is the price point of a 3D-printed property?
    32:48 Why would 3DCP work well with ADUs?
    34:53 Where can you go for 3DCP funding?
    37:04 What is Justin’s advice for young entrepreneurs today?
    39:00 Why is it important to get uncomfortable if you want to succeed?
    44:26 What does the future look like for Justin in 3DCP?
    45:49 What is Justin’s advice for real estate investors in the market today?
     
    Quotables
     
    “We’ve actually been 3D printing homes since 1949. It’s just that not a lot of people have known about it and had that real technology to mainstream it and bring it to the forefront.”
     
    “For people who are in new construction, that’s what they want because you’re pressed with trying to find the right workers that are gonna be consistent.”
     
    “If you take time to get to know people, they will also be interested in you and you just never know where that opportunity or where that conversation is gonna take you.”
     
    Links
     
    Website: Fordham Enterprises
    https://www.fordham-enterprises.com/
     
    Website: RCN Capital
    https://www.rcncapital.com/podcast 
     
    Website: REI INK
    https://rei-ink.com/ 

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

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23 Ratings

Chris Gilliland ,

Amazing insight!

They provide no fluff insight on current and relative issues in this constantly changing market!!

NLamaNlama ,

Outstanding Podcast

Tim really knows his stuff on a high level. Funding is such a major component to success and hearing someone who knows how to understand the market trends from the investor and the lender side is someone who is a major major resource to follow. One of the smartest guys out there that keeps you entertained and interested from start to finish - Nick Lamagna

1roark1 ,

Super informative and entertaining

This show is super informative and entertaining. Each episode has at least one nugget of info or insight to take away and apply. In addition to that, the guests, while focused on real estate investing, each have a story and a journey that makes listening enjoyable and each episode is different. Thanks for the great show

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