300 episodes

Learning from the Best in Real Estate Business and Beyond. I love talking to successful people, and asking them for advice and tips on business and life. I'm very blessed to have an amazing network. They say your Network is your Net Worth, and it's true. If you want to learn more from these successful people, listen in. Learn more at www.yonahweiss.com

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Learning from the Best in Real Estate Business and Beyond. I love talking to successful people, and asking them for advice and tips on business and life. I'm very blessed to have an amazing network. They say your Network is your Net Worth, and it's true. If you want to learn more from these successful people, listen in. Learn more at www.yonahweiss.com

    Have Systems In Place Are Key To Real Estate Success With Jon Allen

    Have Systems In Place Are Key To Real Estate Success With Jon Allen

    Jon Allen is a CPA with 13 years of real estate finance experience. His focus is the underwriting, development, and capital markets functions of our self-storage assets. Jon began his career at a regional accounting firm in Charlotte, NC, working with real estate developers and private equity firms. After leaving the public accounting world, he led commercial real estate acquisitions, development, and asset management for a family office in Charlotte, NC. 


    [00:01 - 06:59] Opening Segment
    We welcome, Jon Allen!Jon discusses the partnership between Chris and Dan Hanford, who are the original founders of Passive Investing

    [07:00 - 19:28] Have Systems In Place Are Key To Real Estate Success
    How they have been successful in acquiring storage propertiesLeading the storage wing of the businessInterest rates are a big factor in storage acquisitionsIt is helpful to have someone in the real estate industry to share experiences and advice withHaving systems in place is key to success in any business

    [19:29 - 26:06] THE FINAL FOUR
    What's the worst job that you ever had?Working as a framer building housesWhat's a book you've read that has given you a paradigm shift?“Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Robert KiyosakiWhat is a skill or talent that you would like to learn?Play golfWhat does success mean to you?Jon Allen says, “It's the ability to do what you've been put on this earth to do.”

    Connect with Jon Allen:
    Website: Passive Investing
    LinkedIn: Passive Investing


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    Tweetable Quotes:
    “I want to make sure that my family is always going to be taken care of. And if something were to happen to me, I would want them to have the cash flow therefrom real estate to be able to help them through whatever times that they might have to go through.” – Jon Allen


    “The ability to do what you are put here to do. To me, when you're able to do that effectively, that's a success.” – Jon Allen
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    • 26 min
    How To Build Rapport With Investors With Lee Fjord

    How To Build Rapport With Investors With Lee Fjord

    Lee Fjord got his start in real estate in 2012 building a property management department of a residential brokerage from 20 doors to 220 doors in 4 years. After being inspired by his clients’ successes, he decided to start investing in 2016. Relocating to St. Louis in order to pursue investing in 2017, Lee began with a duplex and continued to purchase smaller properties until he found “The Power of Partnerships” by partnering with an ex-NFL player from CA and with their combined efforts, were able to close a 38-unit apartment complex Joint Venture in Lee's backyard of St. Louis, MO in October of 2019.


    [00:01 - 11:38] Opening Segment
    We welcome, Lee Fjord!Lee shares his advice on how to be successful in real estate, including investing in multifamily syndications and becoming a property managerInvesting with somebody who knows what they are doing

    [11:39 - 18:46] How To Build Rapport With Investors
    Buying duplexes and moving on to larger dealsThe importance of direct contact with investors and their willingness to help outAchieving 300% return on their investments in three years through multifamily real estate

    [18:47 - 26:56] THE FINAL FOUR
    What's the worst job that you ever had?Working as a contractorWhat's a book you've read that has given you a paradigm shift?“Never Split The Difference” by Chris VossWhat is a skill or talent that you would like to learn?He is learning wake surfing and pickleballWhat does success mean to you?Lee says, “To have complete control of my time.”

    Connect with Lee:
    Website: Green Forest Capital
    LinkedIn: Lee Fjord
    Facebook: Lee Fjord


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    Tweetable Quotes:
    “I would love to work with anybody who's willing to get to know me and wants to invest in multifamily real estate indications. If I could go back, I would never have invested in duplexes. Take the money and go put it with someone who knows what the heck they're doing.” – Lee Fjord


    “Success to me personally is you know honestly the freedom to be able to control my own time you know that is what my version of success is." – Lee Fjord
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    • 26 min
    Achieve Financial Freedom Earlier Through Real Estate With Victor & Leigh Leite

    Achieve Financial Freedom Earlier Through Real Estate With Victor & Leigh Leite

    Leigh and Victor Leite are Co-Founders of Twenty-Five Eight Capital, a real estate investment company focusing on multifamily syndications. Leigh and Victor have over 6 years of successful real estate investment experience. They got their start in fix and flips, and have flipped over 150 homes to date. Leigh and Victor used their extensive knowledge of renovations and construction to build a large value add single-family home rental portfolio. 


    [00:01 - 11:41] Opening Segment
    We welcome, Leigh and Victor Leite!Leigh and Victor are focused on both commercial and multifamily real estate[11:42 - 21:26] Achieve Financial Freedom Earlier Through Real Estate
    Owning and managing multifamily propertiesUse depreciation to offset gains from their fixed influence investmentsHelp guide others in the same directionGiving back and paying it forward[21:27 - 35:48] THE FINAL FOUR
    What's the worst job that you ever had?Leigh: Working as a podiatristVictor: Working as a paramedicWhat's a book you've read that has given you a paradigm shift?Leigh: “Who Not How” By Dan SullivanVictor: “Chop Wood, Carry Water” by Joshua MedcalfWhat is a skill or talent that you would like to learn?Leigh: Be fluent in PortugueseVictor: Learn MandarinWhat does success mean to you?Leigh Leite says, “Success to me means happiness in my life..”Victor Leite says, “Success is getting control of my time to do it as I wish with whatever I'm doing and focusing on that.”

    Connect with Leigh and Victor Leite:
    Website: 258 Capital
    LinkedIn: 258 Capital
    Facebook: 258 Capital


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    WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE?
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    Tweetable Quotes:
    “Our bandwidth's a little bit higher than most to deal with, a lot of juggling of this act.” – Victor Leite
    “When you focus on the future, you’re creating delayed gratification."  – Leigh Leite
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    • 36 min
    Creating Win-Wins For Investors And Giving Back To The Community With Noel Walton

    Creating Win-Wins For Investors And Giving Back To The Community With Noel Walton

    Noel is a 22-year veteran of the military, having served as an enlisted Security Forces Airman in the U.S. Air Force and a Commissioned Aviation Officer (UH-60Blackhawk pilot) in the U.S. Army. He and his wife Claudia began their real estate journey in 2011 with a small portfolio of single-family rentals and flips, then made the transition into commercial multifamily investing in January 2020. Shortly after, he co-founded the 'Joint Chiefs of Real Estate' or 'JCORE', a tight-knit team of active duty and veteran apartment syndicators, with the aim to assist veterans struggling with PTSD and homelessness. He is invested as a Joint Venture and General Partner in over 200 units and a Limited Partner in 50 Units. 


    [00:01 - 07:01] Opening Segment
    We welcome, Noel Walton!How networking is key to finding new partners and getting started in real estate[07:02 - 19:41] Creating Win-Wins For Investors And Giving Back To The Community
    His focus on multifamilyHis “Why” that drives them and they want to give back to othersThe building process for bringing on new partners or growing an existing teamNetworking and constantly meeting peopleProviding tiny homes for veteransPassion for giving back to others and wanting to create win-wins for investors and helping struggling families[19:42 - 28:29] THE FINAL FOUR
    What's the worst job that you ever had?Straightening back Christmas trees after a hurricaneWhat's a book you've read that has given you a paradigm shift?“Vivid Vision” by Cameron HeroldWhat is a skill or talent that you would like to learn?Be fluent in GermanWhat does success mean to you?Noel says, “Having the time freedom and location freedom and not being worried about the cost.”

    Connect with Noel Walton
    LinkedIn: Noel Walton


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    WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE?
    Be sure to follow me on the below platforms:
    Subscribe to the podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google, or Stitcher.
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    Tweetable Quotes:
    “You need to really understand who you're getting into bed with. Even if you've done multiple deals with them, even if you've done all these things with them.” – Anthony Pinto


    “You need to figure out what their values are and make sure that they match yours rather than trying to fill a hole for each other.” – Anthony Pinto
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    • 29 min
    Set Realistic Expectations In Partnerships With Anthony Pinto

    Set Realistic Expectations In Partnerships With Anthony Pinto

    Anthony Pinto owns and manages Pinto Capital Investments (PCI), a real estate investment firm focused on acquiring affordable and workforce multifamily properties and apartment buildings through syndications. Since 2019, PCI has gone full cycle on 2 large apartment complexes (+100 units) with IRR in excess of 85%.


    [00:01 - 07:18] Opening Segment
    We welcome, Anthony Pinto!Anthony started looking into real estate investing in 2019 and found that the apartment-building model was more scalable than buying single-family homesHis journey to becoming a real estate investor

    [07:19 - 25:44] Set Realistic Expectations In Partnerships
    The importance of timeline and financial freedomPrioritization is key when it comes to becoming a successful real estate investorUnderstanding who your partners areIt’s important to set realistic expectations for yourself when partnering with others in a syndicationHave a lead sponsor who is doing their job well

    [25:45 - 32:50] THE FINAL FOUR
    What's the worst job that you ever had?Working at a pizza shopWhat's a book you've read that has given you a paradigm shift?“Blue Ocean Strategy” by W. Chan KimWhat is a skill or talent that you would like to learn?He wants to learn how to fly a helicopter or a planeWhat does success mean to you?Anthony says, “Success is being able to not have to worry about money and being able to have the time freedom to go spend a day with my daughter.”

    Connect with Anthony Pinto
    LinkedIn: Anthony Pinto
    Facebook: Anthony Pinto
    YouTube: Pinto Capital Investments
    Spotify: The Lessons In Real Estate Show


    LEAVE A 5-STAR REVIEW by clicking this link.


    WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE?
    Be sure to follow me on the below platforms:
    Subscribe to the podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google, or Stitcher.
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    Tweetable Quotes:
    “You need to really understand who you're getting into bed with. Even if you've done multiple deals with them, even if you've done all these things with them.” – Anthony Pinto


    “You need to figure out what their values are and make sure that they match yours rather than trying to fill a hole for each other.” – Anthony Pinto
    Support the show

    • 32 min
    Understanding What Doesn’t Fit And Staying In The Strike Zone With Glenn Esterson

    Understanding What Doesn’t Fit And Staying In The Strike Zone With Glenn Esterson

    Glenn Esterson has been a commercial real estate broker since 2001 and bought his first manufactured home community in 2004. He has sold hundreds of parks nationwide and continues to be one of the industry’s most active brokers. He works exclusively with institutions, syndications, and private investors as their primary real estate investment advisers for their acquisition and disposition needs. He provides clients with expertise in asset management, portfolio analysis, site selection, optimizing and implementing achievable upside plans, traditional brokering, and consulting. He has executed more than 400 transactions over his career.


    [00:01 - 06:09] Opening Segment
    We welcome, Glenn Esterson!Evolution of mobile home parks[06:09 - 23:46] Understanding What Doesn’t Fit And Staying In The Strike Zone
    How to be successful in the mobile home community industry    A system to help people with lower credit scoresFocus on one industry that will allow you to connect with investorsFinancing mobile home parks[23:47 - 30:51] THE FINAL FOUR
    What's the worst job that you ever had?Doing manual labor, sorting baby treesWhat's a book you've read that has given you a paradigm shift?“What It Takes” by Stephen SchwarzmanWhat is a skill or talent that you would like to learn?Business: Learning more about mergers, acquisitions, and company valuationsPersonal: Furniture makingWhat does success mean to you?Glenn says, “The ability to focus your time, where and when and how, when you want without having a negative outcome, with your friends family, coworkers, you know, investments.”

    Connect with Glenn Esterson
    Website: 
    LinkedIn: 
    The Mobile Home Park Manifesto


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    WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE?
    Be sure to follow me on the below platforms:
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    Tweetable Quotes:
    “Understanding what doesn't fit in our strike zone and when to say no to and what to refer out.” – Glenn Esterson


    “I decided to really try and expand what I'm doing, which is why I built the team and wrote the book. And I'm gone further and further with what I'm trying to do and I still continue to try and find the next big “Aha” moment comes for this industry and trying always to work.” – Glenn Esterson
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    • 31 min

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Yonah takes these concepts that seem very scary and difficult and just makes them easy to understand. He always had great insight and it’s admiring to see someone so successful but has a balance in his life.

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