investing academy

A common question of multi-family investors is whether they started in single family homes...then graduated. Most did just that. Charles Dobens, however, knew from a young age that he wanted to own apartment buildings. Despite his interests...he took the path of least resistance and worked in the family business..

invest right way

From the moment that Tim Smith entered the real estate industry, he knew there was ‘a better way’ to do things. From that point on, he’s been shaking things up ever since, both in and out of the real estate industry. Tim operates multiple technology ventures that make people’s lives easier. As a small business owner..

salt lake reia

Randall Wall, President of the Salt Lake REIA, active investor, writer, speaker and mentor shares the story of how he got started in real estate investing in his early 20’s, and has gome on to invest in hundreds of transactions. He’s mentored investors and agents across the US and Canada, and prides himself on his..

real estate prophet

Andrew Waite, Publisher of Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine, knows the Real Estate Investing Industry inside and out, as is a leading voice to actually turning this “Industry” into an Industry. In this episode, Andrew shares his take on the shift over the last several years to how the $300 billion a year real estate..

align foundation

In this episode, we have the pleasure of meeting with two brothers at once! Josh and Jason Spector are 3rd generation foundation experts, and have partnered to build their own foundation company, Align Foundation. We focus most of our interview on topics such as: working with family members, how to divide..

super woman

Patti Robertson is the epitome of the ‘serial entrepreneur’. She and her husband operate 3 different franchise concepts (Great Clips, Jackson Hewitt, and HomeVestors (the “We Buy Ugly Houses” folks)), as well as property management business. She also helps lead the Tidewater Real Estate Investors Group, is a real..

women real estate investing

In this episode, I interview Gaylene Lonergan, a successful real estate focused attorney, and owner of Lonergan Law Firm PLLC and agent of First Western Title Company – the largest independent title company in America. We discuss why women are such a minority in the ‘investor’ side of the real estate industry, and..

real estate wizard

In this episode, I chat with William (Bill) Bronchick, an attorney who early in his career saw others making money in real estate…and jumped on board right away. Once Bill understood how to make money in real estate investing, he was off to the races…starting in residential, and over time expanding to commercial and..

After a long career in banking, and after seeing the destruction of the community and small banking industry…Larry Muck now leads the Association of Private Lenders, an Association aimed at bringing education, ethics and structure to the fragmented private lending industry. Private real estate lenders are the salt of..

self-directed ira

The beauty of American Entrepreneurs is that we benefit others by learning from one another, sharing, making the idea better, and benefiting others by taking that idea (business, service, product) to a new level for others to use. Early on in his real estate investing career, Carl Fischer learned a little known technique to..