Real Estate Nerds
By Scott Smith
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Tired of feeling out of your depth when looking over real estate deals? Learn from the pros in our Contract Forensics episodes. Real estate attorney Scott Smith will be interviewing professional real estate investors and CPAs as they break down deals. Learn the basics of contracts, tips and tricks for success, and some of the fine print and common mistakes that turn money-makers into money-pits. Listen in for great advice, big personalities, and great conversations about real estate investing. You don't have to go it alone: let our dream team show you how to build your real estate empire.
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 50: The Ups and Downs of Passive Investing with Ola Dantis – Bad Beats||hear Ola tell our host and attorney Scott Smith about both one of his worst deals and one of his best deals||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 49: Successfully Building Long-Term Passive Investing Strategy with Jeremy Roll – Bad Beats||Jeremy Roll began investing in real estate in 2002, shortly after the 2001 dotcom crash inspired him to pull funds out of the stock and bond markets. In the following years, he developed both the strategy and mindset for long-term success in cashflow i.||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 48: Lessons From the Military About Real Estate Investing with Edwin Epperson – Best Deals||What can time serving in the Special Forces teach you about investing? A lot||12/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 47: How to Spot an Impending Market Crash with Sean Yesner – Best Deals||learn more about how Sean saw the recession coming, hear his thoughts on a likely upcoming market correction, and get tons of insider information from two real estate attorneys.||12/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 46: Tax Free Investing Strategy with Dave Foster – Best Deals||Dave’s strategy hinges on 1031 Exchanges, and he is keen to share his methods with our listeners||12/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 45: Recovering from a Bad Deal and Protecting Your Portfolio with Antonio T. Smith, Jr. – Bad Beats||In his first year of investing, Antonio had four tenants abandon their rentals in the wake of Hurricane Ike. He’s here to share the full story of how these deals went wrong, and the lessons he has learned that have helped him become a multi-millionair||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 44: How to Avoid the Dangers of Armchair Investing with Brian Hamrick – Bad Beats||Tune in to hear Brian Hamrick, a seasoned multi-family, self-storage, and note investor tell our host and attorney Scott Smith about the condo that cost him $31,000.||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 43: How to Negotiate Like a Pro and Require Success in Your Life with Michael Quarles – Bad Beats||Today on the Real Estate Nerds Podcast, we have two Bad Beats to share with you. Investor, coach, and serial entrepreneur Michael Quarles joins our host and attorney Scott Smith to spill some of his tips on negotiation and investing psychology,||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 42: Building Wealth and Investing in Real Estate with Self-Directed IRAs with Rebecca Walser – Bad Beats||Rebecca Walser is a Certified Financial Planner and tax attorney. On today’s episode of The Real Estate Nerds Podcast, she joins fellow attorney and investor Scott Smith to discuss how to build long-term wealth,||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 41: How to Preserve Your Wealth & Keep it to Yourself with Frazer Rice – Best Deals||Frazer Rice, like our host and Scott Smith, is an attorney as well as an investor. In today’s episode of The Real Estate Nerds Podcast cut live from FinCon 2018, the two investors chat asset protection, learning financial literacy,||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 40: How To Work on Yourself To Become The Best Possible Investor With Damion Lupo – Bad Beats||Damion Lupo joins our tells a story of driving his $20 million portfolio “off a cliff,” but re-emerging from this failure as a better investor.||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 39: How Your Network Can Help You Recover From a Bad Deal with Monick Halm – Bad Beats||Some of you may know Monick Halm for her network for female real estate investors, The Real Estate Investor Goddesses. Today she joins our host and attorney Scott Smith to tell The Real Estate Nerds Podcast listeners about a bad syndication deal that s.||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds Podcast 38: House Hacking, Landlording, and Winning with Lucas Hall – Best Deals||Tune in to hear Lucas tell our host and attorney Scott Smith all about one of his all-time best deals, the finer points of house hacking, and how he ended up getting the girl that started it all in the end.||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 37: Coping with Failure, Investing Tips, and Risks Worth Taking with Trevor Robinson – Bad Beats||Today’s guest, Trevor Robinson, has seen many ups, downs, and everything in between. He left college to strike out as an entrepreneuer, and through calculated risks, clever strategy, and a willingness to learn from mentors and self-directed study,||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 36: A Self-Storage Success Story with Hunter Thompson – Best Deals||Hunter Thompson talks with attorney Scott Smith about how a self-storage facility in North Carolina became one of his best deals||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 35: A Baltimore Multi-Unit Bust with Brandon Hall – Bad Beats||Two investor-entrepreneurs discuss the difficulties of starting and scaling up a business and the joys of leveraging real estate into a higher purpose||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 34: Better Mortgage And Crowdfunding Strategy With Jordan Goodman – Best Deals||A former finance journalist shares some of his wisdom about crowdfunding and how investors can hack their mortgages||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 33: How to Use Opportunistic Investing Strategy to Find The Best Deals with Scott Price – Best Deals||Scott Price is an investor who saw quick returns in single-family rentals in markets most investors don’t even glance at.||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 32: Liability, Lawsuits, and The Reality of Asset Protection for Real Estate Investors with Jason Hartman – Best Deals||Jason Hartman is an investor with an impressive portfolio. Today on the Real Estate Nerds Podcast, he joins Scott Smith to discuss various aspects of asset protection and the legal and operational strategies that help defend real estate investments||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 31: How to Ask The Right Questions to Avoid Bad Deals with Clayton Morris – Bad Beats||Today’s episode of The Real Estate Nerds Podcast, the powerhouse investor, podcaster, and brains behind Morris Investing and the eponymous ClaytonMorris.com web site drops by to share one of his all-time worst deals with our host and attorney Scott Sm||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 30: How to Use Investing Systems to Succeed in Any Market with Jon Iannotti – Bad Beats||Learn how the creator of the REACT system had to learn to be adaptable and develop systems to survive hard times in the real estate market.||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 29: How Not to Manage Your Own Commercial Property with Daniel Barli – Bad Beats||Scott Smith, Esq., interviews Daniel Barli - an extremely talented attorney who now boasts a portfolio of over 80 commercial and residential properties||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 28: A Recession-Era Raw Land Rollercoaster Ride with Paul Moore – Best Deals||Tune in to hear Paul tell our host and attorney Scott Smith how he turned a raw land investment that cost him immensely from his worst deal into his best deal--right in the middle of the recession.||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 27: Investing in Yourself and The Holistic Strategy With MC Laubscher – Best Deals||Discussing wealth creation, real estate strategy, and the ever important investing mindset||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 26: Navigating Through Market Storms with Kathy Fettke – Bad Beats||Would you get in an airplane with a pilot who has only flown in blue skies? Today's guest, Kathy Fettke, did exactly the investing equivalent of that. It didn't end well, but she has rebounded thanks to a mighty network of experienced investors at her .||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 25: How to Turn Your Home into a Successful Rental Property With Philip Taylor – Best Deals||If you’ve ever considered turning your home into a rental property, this episode of The Real Estate Nerds Podcast is a must-listen. Tune in to hear Philip Taylor, who you may know from PTMoney.com or podcasts,||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 24: How to Use Real Estate to Pursue Your Life’s Passions With Jacob Ayers – Best Deals||Have you been letting fear hold you back from getting started in real estate or making more ambitious investments? Today’s guest Jacob Ayers says that anyone can take a step today towards getting into the game.||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 23: How Creative Solutions Turned a C-Class Apartment Complex From A Worst Deal to a Best Deal With Bill Manassero – Bad Beats||Bill Manassero entered the real estate game late in life, and quickly realized his single- and multi-family homes weren’t going to scale up. He’s here on a hybrid Best Deals and Bad Beats episode to tell our host and attorney Scott Smith about the f||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 22: The $50 Million Seminar with Rod Khleif||Here on The Real Estate Nerds Podcast, we've been known to say that investing is at least half about the person. Rod Khleif takes this thought a step further, and believes investing success is 80-90% in your head.||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 21: An Industrial Win Built on Focus & Integrity With Scott Meyers – Best Deals||Scott Meyers had experienced plenty of success with single-family homes and apartment complexes in his early career, but was eager to change course into commercial and self-storage properties. Learn how his first commercial purchase of an office space .||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 20: How To Become a Millioniare in All Areas of Life With Matt Aitchison – Bad Beats||Matt Aitchison has completed over 150 deals and developed a 7 figure portfolio, and only managed to lose on three or four. On today's episode of The Real Estate Nerds Podcast, he tells our host and attorney Scott Smith about his worst loss,||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 18: Doing Your Homework for the Best Deals with Josh Bauerle – Best Deals||On today's Best Deals episode of The Real Estate Nerds Podcast, we hear from CPA Josh Bauerle. Josh tells us about how a collection of properties near his hometown in the Midwest became the best deal of his young life.||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 19: Improving Yourself to Improve Your Deals With Joe Fairless||Apartment syndication investor and host of the longest-running real estate advice podcast Joe Fairless joins us on this week's episode of The Real Estate Nerds Podcast to tell us about his all-time Best Deal. Tune in to hear the details of the deal,||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 17: Making the Deal Work for You With Darrin Gross – Best Deals||Welcome back to The Real Estate Nerds Podcast! On today's Best Deals episode, successful investor Darrin Gross tells us about his first–and greatest deal. Attorney Scott Smith welcomes Darrin to talk details on the distressed duplex that started a lif||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 16: Become Recession-Proof Through Conservative Investing with Mitch Stephen – Bad Beats||On this Bad Beats episode of The Real Estate Nerds Podcast, real estate investor and entrepreneur Mitch Stephen joins attorney Scott Smith to tell our listeners about his all-time worst deal. Learn how a lot transaction went wrong a mere month before t.||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 15: Raising Capital And Running Investment Pools with Joel Block – Best Deals||This week on The Real Estate Nerds Podcast, venture capitalist and investor Joel Block joins us to share one of his first and best deals. But for a moment, it looked like it was going to be his worst, until Joel and his partner turned it around with so.||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 14: The Highs And Lows Of Syndication Partnerships with Lane Kawaoka – Bad Beats||This week on The Real Estate Nerds Podcast, our host and real estate attorney Scott Smith welcomes Limited Partnership syndication investor Lane Kawaoka. Lane tells us about his worst deal–a Ponzi scheme–and what he has done to avoid falling for sca||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 13: How To Avoid Real Estate Mistakes with Robert Shemin – Bad Beats||Robert Shemin once made a deal so bad that it had him considering quitting real estate altogether. But he didn't, and has gone on to own thousands of properties, make millions, and advise investors all over the world.||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 12: Real Estate From Two Perspectives with Amanda Han – Bad Beats||In a spin on our usual Real Estate Nerds Podcast format, we're hearing both a Best and Worst Deal in one episode. Tune in to hear CPA and investor Amanda Han talk about both deals, the key differences, and what you can do to get the most out of your re.||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 11: Blindly Pursuing Passive Income with Michael Blank – Bad Beats||Michael Blank is a widely-recognized authority on multi-family and apartment complex investing. But he wasn't always a success. Today on the Real Estate Nerds, he tells us about a restaurant investment that became the bad deal he needed to transform in.||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 10: Investing In Mobile Home Parks with Frank Rolfe – Best Deals||On this week’s episode of the Real Estate Nerds podcast, investor Frank Rolfe tells us about his best deal. The story of how he profited over $1 million on a mobile home park is so strange and compelling, you’ll just have to listen to believe it.||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 09: Purchasing An Assumption, A “C” Class Deal Nightmare with Charles Dobens – Bad Beats||It was Charles' Dobens dream to own an apartment complex. But when he bought a C-class complex on an assumption, the property turned out to be a nightmare. Though he is an incredibly successful multi-family investor now,||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 08: The Power Of The Self-Directed Solo 401(k) with Dmitriy Fomichenko – Best Deals||On this week's episode of the Real Estate Nerds Podcast, Dmitriy Fomichenko tells us a tale of two notes. Both investments were made with his self-directed Solo 401(k)–but one ended up being a dud, and the other a major success.||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 07: How To Achieve Financial Independence with Fernando Aires – Best Deals||This week on the Real Estate Nerds, we learn that data does not lie. Tech guru Fernando Aires sits down to tell us the details of his best deal, how he has transformed his own investing life with a data-driven approach,||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 06: Real Estate Education! Be “In The Know” To Avoid Bad Deals with Gino Barbaro – Bad Beats||Have you ever gotten so excited about a deal that your judgment was impaired? Gino Barbara did, and lost big. But he's here on The Real Estate Nerds Podcast to share the lessons he's learned from his mistakes,||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 05: Lessons To Learn From The Worst Deals with Marco Santarelli – Bad Beats||Flipping houses really does look easy on TV. But Marco Santarelli learned that the reality is far from easy and glamorous when his flipping side project became a major burden on his business. Tune into this Bad Beats episode of The Real Estate Nerds Po.||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 04: How To Improve Your Credit Score with Wayne Sanford – Best Deals||Credit rules everything around us, especially in real estate. Tune into this week’s episode of The Real Estate Nerds podcast to learn some simple credit tricks that you can use. Credit expert Wayne Sanford joins attorney Scott Smith to share a wealth||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 03: Bungling Your IRA Account with Scott Maurer – Bad Beats||What can you learn from a real estate lawyer, an IRA Custodian, and a bad IRA investment? Listen as Scott Smith and Scott Maurer discuss doing your due diligence, using professionals the right way, and how networking effectively can help you avoid bad .||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 02: Breaking Down The Postmortem Of Deals with Scott Sutherland – Bad Beats||In the second episode of The Real Estate Nerds Podcast, attorney Scott Smith speaks with investor Scott Sutherland about a deal gone sideways. Together, they conduct a post-mortem to figure out what killed the deal,||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReal Estate Nerds 01: How To Tell Whether a Real Estate Deal Is Good or Not With Scott Sutherland – Best Deals||His friends called him crazy for buying a hideous green duplex, but that ugly house transformed Scott Sutherland's life and became one of the best deals of his investing career. Tune in to debut episode of The Real Estate Nerds podcast to hear the deta.||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Each Podcast holds a new topic that is full of information and entertaining!
Fantastic Real Estate Podcast
This is one of the best real estate podcasts out there. It tackles some pretty interesting areas of investing and it brings a complete picture of what could happen when deals turn sour. So that other investors learn from it.
This show is a must for anybody who wants to learn from seasoned investors.
A lot of new ideas and strategies are presented is this show !
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Great opportunity to learn from the mistakes of others. Helpful and useful information.