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Start Creating Wealth Now Through Real Estate! Straight Talk From a Real Estate Professional
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Interview 018 Smart Investing and Options Trading with Kirk Du Plessis

Michael Quarles interviews Kirk Du Plessis, founder and fund manager at OptionsAlpha.com. Kirk is a father of two girls and he’s also an investment coach and options trader. Listen in for an insightful conversation on investment banking, the stock market, real estate investing, options trading, business lessons, and more. Kirk also shares his philosophy on investing.

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00:42 – Kirk tells us a little bit about himself.
03:20 – What exactly does investment banking mean?
05:06 – What’s the biggest misconception about the stock market world?
06:20 – Why did Kirk settle on the real estate and options markets?
09:08 – What percentage is typical for an options trade?
11:32 – What’s the rate of return that someone who does options trading looks for or can expect?
13:18 – Kirk is always of the opinion that you invest where your knowledge is comfortable.
16:03 – How have technology/algorithms affected the options trading business?
17:58 – Thank you to yellowletters.com for sponsoring episode #18.
18:46 – What are puts and calls?
19:50 – Kirk shares his philosophy on investment.
21:37 – Kirk believes leverage is fine but that too much leverage is a killer.
23:40 – There’s always a long-term game and it’s just a matter of numbers.
24:57 – What business lessons would Kirk like to teach his two daughters.
28:33 – Michael shares his thoughts after his conversation with Kirk.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://michaelquarles.com/int018

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Today, Michael Quarles interviews +Joe Fairless - Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Show  a real estate investor, entrepreneur and host of Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever with Joe Fairless podcast. Michael and Joe will talk about investing in multi-family units, which most people seem to be involved in these days. Joe will also share details on a first deal he did on a multi-family, which was 106 units, explain the master lease with the option to purchase concept, and share some of his insights on real estate investing.

00:46 – Joe Fairless tells us about himself.
01:46 – How is Joe finding the large multi-family units?
02:44 – Joe explains the master lease with the option to purchase concept.
06:33 – How difficult is it to put syndications together?
08:00 – Podcasting is fun and it generates tangible business results for Joe.
09:53 – Thank you to our sponsor, YellowLetters.com.
10:33 – Joe tells us about his personal life and what he enjoys doing for fun.
12:11 – Joe is running a hundred miles this month…but why?
14:07 – What’s next for Joe in the real estate investment space?
15:37 – Joe shares some of his insights on real estate investing.
18:28 – Michael shares his thoughts after his interview with Joe.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://michaelquarles.com/int015

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Today, Michael Quarles interviews J. Massey, author of Cash Flow Diary: 10 Steps to Creating Wealth in Any Economy! J. is also the CEO of Cashflowdiary.com. and he shares with us his insights on creating your own wealth from the ground up. He has experienced firsthand what it’s like to be struggling/not having a j.o.b. but then turning that fearful situation into courage and opportunity, which is one of the main ingredients for his level of success.

00:48 - Who is J. Massey?
02:19 - What intrigued J. about the passive side of real estate investing?
05:56 - What was the first property J. closed?
11:10 - J. talks us through his step by step process to transition from struggling to creating wealth.
15:18 - Thank you to our sponsor, YellowLetters.com.
17:26 - J. talks about one of the greatest gifts he was given and on developing courage instead of conquering fear.
20:30 - Examples of how different people can respond differently to the same stimulus and how to develop courage in response to fear.
26:13 - A challenge most entrepreneurs face is not having all the skills needed but you can learn them over time of just hire the skill you lack.
28:06 - To learn more about passive investing, contact J.’s business, cashflowdiary.com.
34:15 - What does J. want to share with us that Michael didn’t ask him?
37:17 - How can you contact J. Massey?
38:34 - What happens when J. buys a “vacant” building that someone is squandering in?
44:31 - Michael’s thoughts after his interview with J.!

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://michaelquarles.com/int013

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Today, Michael Quarles interviews Albert Berriz, the CEO, CO-Owner and Co-Managing Member of McKinley. His company invests in and manages residential and commercial real estate nationwide. With $500 million in annual revenues, Albert has succeeded at an entirely different level. This is an enjoyable conversation that will educate us on the residential multi-family industry!

01:24 – Albert tells us a little bit about himself.
03:06 – What was Albert’s first deal?
03:34 – What are syndication funds?
04:20 – How large was his first property? How many units was it?
05:41 – What was their ‘aha’ moment that they have arrived/are successful?
07:22 – What was the turning point for substantial growth in his business?
08:47 – Does Albert buy or build his units?
09:36 – How does he find distressed seller opportunities?
11:12 – ] Albert discusses hard money lenders that would want to liquefy.
12:39 – What are the first 3 things one would need to do to enter the large multi-family industry?
14:03 – What’s the criteria for a market that Albert would enter?
15:53 – Are there any industry types that he’s afraid might go away?
18:52 – What strategy did Albert & his partner use, back in 1968, to decide which markets to invest in?
20:34 – Albert tells us about his team & the metrics of his business.
22:29 – What’s the next vision for McKinley? Where is McKinley headed?
24:13 – What didn’t Michael ask Albert that he would like to share with us?
25:27 – Michael shares his thoughts after his insightful chat with Albert.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://michaelquarles.com/int012

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Interview 010 From Broke To Millions with Kemi Egan

Today, Michael Quarles has a fascinating conversation with Kemi Egan, the founder of Freedom Academies and author of The Power of Real Estate Investing. Have you ever wondered if you could go from broke to millions? If so, you’ve got to listen to this interview, as Kemi shares her story on doing just that. She also talks about real estate investing, joint ventures and on people in general. 

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01:00 - Kemi tells us a bit about herself.
01:54 - How broke was she and how did she get out of it?
04:38 - What did luck look like for Kemi the first time she found it?
08:05 - How did she go from being homeless & living in her office to where she is today?
10:41 - Kemi tells us about closing her first deal.
13:47 - What did she do leading up to the success of her first deal?
16:56 - What compelled Kemi to get out there & talk to strangers, despite being homeless/broke?
20:46 - Kemi shares her perspective on joint ventures.
22:37 - Kemi’s thoughts on making assumptions about people & realizing you are wrong.
26:19 - What steps to take before introducing yourself to a potential venture partner.
30:33 - How did Kemi succeed, from the legal side of joint venture? 
33:39 - Our sponsor: yellowletters.com, provides direct mail marketing solutions for investors.
35:11 - Kemi’s thoughts on any differences between women and men in her line of work.
37:23 - How does Kemi share her knowledge with people?
39:10 - You can contact Kemi on Twitter or Facebook.
39:45 - Michael shares his thoughts on his interview with Kemi.

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://michaelquarles.com/int010

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