Tue, 27 December 2022
On this episode we take a look back at some of Dan's favorite moments from 2022.
Tue, 20 December 2022
Nick shares his strategy of buying cheap single-family properties, doing minor repairs, renting them out, and eventually selling them and using the profit as his down payment on a bigger and better property.
Tue, 13 December 2022
Carey couldn't find properties that cash flowed, so he decided to build his own.
On this episode Carey walks through the entire process from what kind of land to look for, how he gets the town to bring utilities to the property, and how he eliminates his risk of cost overruns during construction.
We also take a look at his numbers, including the construction cost, mortgage payment, expenses, and his profit.
Tue, 6 December 2022
Buying Cheap Rental Properties Almost Bankrupted Him. Here's How He Got Rich With Pat Grace (Ep 396)
Pat shares his story about how he started out buying cheap, run down properties in bad areas. The numbers looked great on paper, but they never actually made him any money.
Pat sold those properties and bought really nice properties in great areas, where the numbers didn't look as good. Those properties have ended up making him a lot more money.
We also talk about the unique way he financed his purchases.
Tue, 29 November 2022
Brian buys shells in "C" class neighborhoods, does a full gut remodel, and turns the property into three one bedroom suites.
Doing this enables him to charge more rent while at the same time providing affordable housing in a working class neighborhood.
On this episode, Brian talks about how he manages his properties including the technology that he uses to help resolve tenant disputes and how he handles common area cleaning.
Brian also shares his numbers including purchase price, rehab budget, mortgage expense, typical expenses and his cash flow.
Tue, 22 November 2022
Tyler shares his experience buying two rentals with a partner. We talk about how much money each partner invested and how they split the work.
We also look at the properties Tyler and his purchased and review his numbers. Including total rents, purchase price, mortgage payments, expenses, and how much profit they generate.
Tue, 15 November 2022
Elaine shares her "boring" strategy of buying cheap rental properties, fixing them up, and providing great customer service to her tenants.
Elaine did this over and over again until her rental income covered all of her living expenses.
On this episode, Elaine talks about why she keeps working and investing her money into growing her rental portfolio.
We also talk about why providing good customer service to her residents is so important.
Thu, 10 November 2022
Rising interest rates has made it difficult to make the numbers work on a rental deal.
On the first part of this bonus episode, Larry Myer, who has been investing in rentals for 40 years, shares how he has invested in times of higher interest rates.
On the second part of the show Caeli Ridge shares from a lenders perspective how to invest today. She also talks about some loan programs she has that provide lower payments to help make the numbers work.
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Tue, 8 November 2022
Daniel shares his experience renting to travel nurses, who come in town to work on three month contracts.
He shares how much more money he makes doing this vs renting to a traditional long term tenant.
We talk about the types of properties he's been buying, and look at his numbers (what he paid, mortgage payment, other expenses, and his cash flow).
Daniel also shares how he screens his tenants, and how close to the hospital your property should be.
Tue, 1 November 2022
Luke lives in an expensive area, and couldn't make the numbers work on any rentals near his home.
He found an area about an hour and a half away where the properties were cheaper, and he could get a good return.
During the interview, Luke shares three things that he is doing with his rentals that make Dan Lane very nervous.
Tue, 25 October 2022
Larry doesn't have any worries about what happens to the real estate market or the economy because he owns his properties free and clear.
On this episode, we talk about the strategies that he used to pay off his properties. We also talk about the types of properties he buys, and why he decided a smaller portfolio was better than a bigger one.
Tue, 18 October 2022
Jake shares how he bought a property without seeing the inside from an auction website.
The former owner was still living in the property when Jake closed on it. We talk about how Jake was able to get him removed from the property, and what he spent to rehab the property.
Jake also shares the numbers from his 10 unit portfolio, including total rent collected, mortgage payments, and how much Jake sets aside for repairs, capex, and vacancy.
We also talk about Jake's strategy of using 15 year mortgages to get the properties paid off faster.
Thu, 13 October 2022
On the first part of this episode Attorney Nic McGrue details the process landlords need to follow to garnish wages or take money out of a tenants bank account if a tenant doesn't pay rent.
On the second part of the interview, landlord Jan Gaweda shares his experience with garnishing the wages of two former tenants that stopped paying rent. He talks about his experience with the legal process, how things worked out, and how much back rent he collected.
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Tue, 11 October 2022
Nick talks about how his rental income covers his basic living expenses (mortgage payment, utility bills, food, insurance, etc).
Not having to worry about earning that money every month, has given him and his wife the freedom to start businesses and to pursue their interests.
Nick shares the numbers for his portfolio, including total rental income, mortgage payments, expenses and his profit.
We also look at the numbers for a recent property he purchased.
Tue, 4 October 2022
Tom shares how he invests in cheap properties (about $10k) in a small town of about 5,000 people.
We talk about how he has found deals off the MLS and from sheriff's sales. How he finds quality tenants and contractors, and how he finances his purchases.
We also talk about how he pays for major expenses, and the pros and cons of investing in a small town.
Thu, 29 September 2022
Listen in as Caeli Ridge from Ridge Lending Group consults with Chris, who is a new investor on how he can go from owning one rental to building a portfolio of rentals that net him $8,000 a month.
Chris has access to a HELOC on his primary residence that he wants to use to help fund his rental purchases.
Caeli shows Chris where he needs to bring his credit score, how he can refi without having to wait for a 6 month seasoning period, and shows him what a hypothetical portfolio would like like.
Tue, 27 September 2022
Kori raised money from a group of friends and formed a partnership to buy rentals.
On this episode we talk about how he is buying and rehabbing properties without being in the same city as his rentals.
We also look at the numbers for one of his deals, and take a look at the numbers for his entire portfolio and figure out how much they are netting after all expenses.
Tue, 20 September 2022
To mark the 8-year anniversary of the Rental Income Podcast, a frequent guest of the podcast, Mike Grams, interviews Dan Lane.
Dan shares how he got started buying rentals, and how his team helps him buy rentals without Dan having to physically be inside his properties.
Dan also talks about his criteria for buying rentals and shares his advice to new investors.
Thu, 15 September 2022
Jesse shares how landlords can have tenants buy insurance instead of paying a security deposit.
This insurance would protect a landlord from lost rent if the tenant ended up being evicted as well as tenant-caused damage to the property.
On this bonus episode, we learn how this insurance works and see if there is a downside for landlords or tenants.
Tue, 13 September 2022
Gabriel shares the details of his first two rental purchases, and how they looked great on a spreadsheet, but they didn't work out in real life.
We talk about what went wrong and figure out if Gabriel could have done anything differently to have made things work out.
We also talk about how Gabriel got out of these bad situations and actually made a profit. We also talk about how the lessons he learned have made him a better real estate investor.
Tue, 6 September 2022
On this episode, my guest shares how you don't have to build a rental portfolio and keep it forever. As things change in life you can change the properties you own.
We talk about how my guest built a portfolio of 30 apartments. As he got older, he wanted newer properties and fewer tenants. He sold the apartments and bought 7 single-family houses that produced the same cash flow.
My guest also shares how he used leverage to build his portfolio, and how he paid them off.
Tue, 30 August 2022
Tom shares how he took the money that he had in an old 401(k) retirement account and started buying rentals with that money.
On this episode, we talk about how Tom set everything up, how he got a mortgage in his retirement account, and some of the IRS regulations you need to be aware of.
Tue, 23 August 2022
Zach lives in an expensive area where a duplex would have cost him $400k or more. On this episode, Zach shares how he bought a duplex for $92K by looking out of state.
We talk about how he found the area he's investing in, how he found the property, and how he manages the property from halfway across the country.
Zach also shares how much he paid for the property, his expenses, and his monthly cash flow.
Tue, 16 August 2022
Marvin owns a mix of single-family homes, apartments, Airbnb's, and mixed-use buildings. He doesn't have time to self-manage his properties, so he's outsourced the management to property management companies.
On this episode, we look at the numbers for his properties, including what he paid, how much they rent for, what his mortgage payments are, how much he pays his managers, how he budgets for repairs, and how much he profits from each property.
Thu, 11 August 2022
Ashish from investorfriendlycpa.com explains the difference between long-term and short-term rentals in the eyes of the IRS.
He shares how you can save money on taxes with either strategy and a big tax benefit to owning both types of rentals.
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Tue, 9 August 2022
Joe shares how because of his rental income he's able to be selective with freelance work he takes on for his 9 - 5 job. He only takes on projects that he will enjoy doing, instead of taking on whatever he can for the money.
Joe shares his gross rental income, mortgage payment amounts, typical expenses, and his net monthly cash flow.
We also talk about how he got started buying rentals, and why he likes buying both long-term rentals and Airbnb's.
Tue, 2 August 2022
Michael wanted to buy rentals, but he ran out of down payment money.
He loved the idea of the BRRRR Strategy, but he's busy with his day job and doesn't have time to rehab properties.
On this episode, he shares how he's been buying rent-ready properties, with none of his own money.
We also talk about how he's finding properties, how he raised private money, and we talk about some of the risks to his strategy.
Tue, 26 July 2022
Andy and Erika share how they have been saving money for down payments to buy rentals.
We talk about their criteria to buy a property, what they are looking for in a potential tenant, and how they divide the management of their rental portfolio.
They also share their numbers for what their properties, what they are rented for, their mortgage payment, and their cash flow.
Tue, 19 July 2022
Pravin shares his gross rent, expenses, and net profit for each type of rental he owns.
On this episode, we talk about how he financed his portfolio, how long it took him to go from $0 to $83,000 in rental income, and why he decided to use a strategy of buying some properties for cash flow and others for cash flow and appreciation.
Thu, 14 July 2022
Coaching Call: Lender Helps An Investor Go From $5K to $10K/month In Rental Income With Caeli Ridge & Tina
Tina is an investor that nets about $5k a month from her rental portfolio. She wants to get to $10k a month.
This episode is a recording of a strategy session between Tina and Caeli Ridge.
They talk about Tina's goals, and how her credit affects her plans. Caeli also looks at a potential deal, and comes up with a game plan for Tina.
Tue, 12 July 2022
On this episode Dan and Farris answer listener emails:
1.) Is this a bad time to invest in rental properties
2.) What are some of the best ways to find deals today?
3.) Finding money to buy my next property has been a challenge. What are some ways creative ways to find capital?
4.) Working with Realtors
Tue, 5 July 2022
Tom shares how he went from being a new investor with 2 rentals to buying a portfolio of 75 rentals.
We talk about how he found the deal, how dealt with losing some of his properties to eminent domain, and he sold off some of the properties for a huge gain.
Tom also shares what he paid for the portfolio, his gross rents and his net profit.
Tue, 28 June 2022
Tom shares how instead of saving money for his kids to go to college, he bought 6 rentals. The cash flow those rentals generate has paid for his 4 kids to go to college.
He has also used the rental income to pay for a car and for his wife to stay home with the kids.
On this episode, we talk about his portfolio and how he manages his properties.
Tue, 21 June 2022
Marky wanted to invest in rentals, but properties were too expensive for him to do it locally.
On this episode, Marky shares his experience buying a fully rehabbed turnkey property. After seeing how that property worked out, he figured he could make more money if he put a team together and did the rehab on his own for future
Marky shares the good and the bad of out-of-state investing, and how things have worked out for him.
Thu, 16 June 2022
Mortgage rates are increasing, the stock market has been tanking, and we are probably headed towards a recession. Is this a bad time to buy a rental?
We talk to a real estate agent, a lender, and a wholesaler to talk about what they are seeing in the market, to help you decide what is best for you.
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Tue, 14 June 2022
Brandon was able to replace his W2 income with a small rental portfolio.
On this episode, Brandon shares 4 things he did to set him up financially for the rest of his life.
We also look at Brandon's numbers including how much money he invested, his mortgage balance, gross rental income, expenses, and his monthly cash flow.
Tue, 7 June 2022
Terry took out a HELOC against his primary residence and he uses it to buy rental properties.
He then uses the rental income to pay off the HELOC.
He has used this strategy to buy 7 houses that generate $7,000 a month in rental income.
Terry also shares his strategy of buying nice houses in good neighborhoods that are easy to manage.
We also talk about how Terry saves money on appliances and other upgrades he does to his properties.
Tue, 31 May 2022
Dakota shares his story of how he bought a property that he house hacked while working for Domino's Pizza as a delivery driver. We talk about how he continued to build his rental portfolio over the next 7 years by using a few different financing techniques.
He started with $419 and today he has millions of dollars in equity in his rental portfolio.
Tue, 24 May 2022
Natasha shares how she was able to leave her W-2 job and support herself with her rental income.
We take a look at Natasha's portfolio and her numbers. We talk about how she budgets for repairs and vacancies, and how she uses the tax code to legally avoid paying taxes on her rental income.
We also talk about how Natasha gets health insurance, and why she rents herself, instead of owning a home.
Tue, 17 May 2022
KC & Kaysie talk about selling a rental property that was netting them $1,500 a month, and moving the equity to a new property that now nets them $15,000 a month.
They open up their books and share all the numbers for the old and new property and we figure out how they were able to make this transaction happen.
We also talk about how they found the deal, how they financed it, and how they have been managing the property.
Tue, 10 May 2022
Heidi bought her first property to live in, but things changed in her life and she ended up renting the property.
On this episode, we talk about how Heidi dealt with lots of problems including tenants that didn't pay rent, property damage, and getting shut down by her city.
Heidi stuck with the property and today the property generates $2,000 a month in profit and has appreciated by over $200,000.
Tue, 3 May 2022
Alan lives in an expensive area where it's really difficult, if not impossible to find properties that are going to generate cash flow.
On this episode, Alan shares how he found an area where the properties were much cheaper and the numbers worked better.
We talk about how he found his properties, we take a look at his number, and figure out how many rentals he needed to get to $70K.
We also talk about challenges that he has had along the way.
Tue, 26 April 2022
Greg talks about how he generates enough money off his rentals to pay all his bills.
He still works so that he can generate more cash to continue to buy more rentals and to continue to build his rental income.
We talk about why he likes buying condos and how why he's not afraid of condo fee increases, and how he has joined the condo board to have some say in how the development is run.
Tue, 19 April 2022
David thought about buying rentals for a long time. Recently, he felt like the time was right to buy his first rental.
On this episode, we talk about how he got his wife excited about the idea of buying a rental.
We also talk about how he found the property, how he financed the property, and how things have been working out.
David shares all his numbers, and we figure out if he got a good deal.
Tue, 12 April 2022
Don wanted to build a rental portfolio that generated income for him to live on in retirement, but he wasn't interested on taking on a lot of debt or a lot of risk.
On this episode, he shares how he built a small portfolio of quality properties in good neighborhoods, and how he's been able to pay off several of his mortgages.
Don also talks about how having paid off properties takes away the fear of having multiple tenants not paying rent, or moving out at the same time.
Don shares how he is doing a pre-retirement test run right now, and is taking monthly draws of his rental income to test what it is going to be like financially to retire.
Tue, 5 April 2022
Matt shares how he went from not making much money and living on a couch to owning a rental portfolio that generates $15,000 a month in gross rental income.
We talk about how he got the money to get started, how he eliminated his housing expenses with a house hack, and we look at the numbers for his portfolio and figure out how much he nets after all expenses.
Tue, 29 March 2022
Alex shares how he buys a rental property as he saves down payments.
He doesn't do major rehabs or creative financing. He has found most of his properties off the MLS, but over the last few years, his properties have generated a ton of cash flow and appreciation.
On this episode, Alex also talks about some mistakes he has made and how he screens property managers.
Tue, 22 March 2022
Patrick loves owning rentals, but it hasn't always been easy. He's had to deal with fires, floods, bad tenants, and not always having enough money to pay for repairs. On this episode, we talk about both the good and the bad of owning rentals, and how Patrick has overcome some tough situations.
Tue, 15 March 2022
Jeff shares how he earns triple the revenue vs what his competitors are earning with an Airbnb.
We talk about where he is buying, what he did to upgrade the house, how he raised the money to purchase the property, and how he finds guests that are willing to pay a premium to rent his Airbnb.
We also talk about how he avoided what could have been a pretty big legal issue.
Tue, 8 March 2022
Carlo talks about the 5 different ways we get paid (at the same time) owning rental properties. We also talk about what types of properties Carlo is buying, what type of neighborhoods they are in.
We also talk about how Carlo has financed his properties, and the level of risk he is comfortable with.
Tue, 1 March 2022
Philip shares how he created a rental portfolio that nets $12k per month after all expenses, by tapping into equity that he had in his primary residence.
We talk about how he created the equity in his home, and how he used a HELOC (home equity line of credit) to access the equity.
Philip shares how having access to the equity enabled him to get really good deals on rental properties because he could make cash offers.
We also talk about how he's been able to recycle the equity over and over to build his rental portfolio.
Tue, 22 February 2022
Kevin talks about his experience turning his primary residence into a rental.
We talk about why he decided to rent his property vs sell the property, what he needed to do before he rented his property, and how things have worked out for him.
We also talk about tax considerations to think about before turning a home into a rental and a way that investors can save money on repair costs.
Tue, 15 February 2022
Adrian had a good, stable job with a pension, but he walked away from it all because he wanted more out of life.
On this episode, we talk about the types of properties Adrian bought, how many rentals it took him to be able to leave his job, how he budgets for expenses and how he financed his portfolio.
We also take a look at the numbers for the first turnkey property he bought, and how he gets infinite returns today using the BRRRR strategy.
Tue, 8 February 2022
Zach shares his experience investing in new construction rentals. We talk about what he's looking for in an area to invest in, we talk about if he upgrades the property or rents it as it comes, and his unique way of finding tenants.
We also look at his numbers for a recent deal including what he paid for the property, his mortgage payment, the rent, typical expenses, and his cash flow.
Tue, 1 February 2022
Paul lives in an expensive area, and he's been doing BRRRR projects in another state.
On this episode, Paul talks about what has gone right, and how he has overcome some challenges.
We also take a look at a recent deal and go over his numbers. We also take a look at his entire portfolio and review his rent, expenses and cash flow.
Tue, 25 January 2022
A lot of investors are having trouble finding deals that meet the 1% rule.
On this episode, Bill shares how he's finding incredible deals that meet the 2% rule.
We also talk about a small apartment building that Bill purchased and how he was able to increase his cash flow by lowering the expenses and increasing the rents.
Thu, 20 January 2022
Caeli Ridge shares what's been going on in the mortgage market, and why rates have been going up recently.
We look at where rates are today and how they compare to when the pandemic first started, and in 2019.
We also talk about where rates are headed.
Tue, 18 January 2022
Chris talks about why he doesn't use the 1% rule to evaluate rental properties.
We talk about what he's looking for in a rental property, his average purchase price, and his average rental amount.
We also talk about if he owns his rentals personally or in an LLC
Tue, 11 January 2022
Joel shares how a new investor making a modest income can go from $0 to $10,000 a month in net rental income.
He provides a road map with examples of what types of properties to buy, and he shares hypothetical numbers for the rental purchase price, the loan amount, mortgage payment, repair reserves, and estimated rent and cash flow amounts.
Of course, we can't guarantee you will make $10,000 per month with Joel's plan. But, it's a great starting point.
Tue, 4 January 2022
How Much Extra Money Can You Make With An ADU? (Additional Dwelling Unit) With Michael Dominguez (Ep 348)
Michael talks about how he's been able to increase his cash flow by turning the basement of a single-family home into a separate basement apartment.
We talk about how he modified the basement, and how much it cost him.
Michael shares what he needed to do to make the ADU legal, and how he deals with utilities.
We also compare how much money he makes renting out the property with the ADU vs how much he would make if he didn't modify the property.