Category Archives for "Real Estate Investing Podcasts"

Jan 11

Cap Rates – The Great Equalizer

By John Wilhoit | Podcasts , Real Estate Investing Podcasts

Today we’re talking about cap rates, what I call the great equalizer. I say this because we make the presumption that cap rates are just that- an equalizer amongst all property types for all the deals that we’re looking at. If that’s true it means that we’re always getting net operating income (NOI) right from the beginning. If we have a good NOI then we probably can always come up with a good cap rate.

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Dec 21

Big Trends Affecting Real Estate Values

By John Wilhoit | Podcasts , Real Estate Investing Podcasts

Welcome to today’s episode: Big trends affecting real estate values. We have four areas we want to cover today. The first is technology followed by demographics, urban density and then demand for housing. Those are our four big trends. Yes, there’s 40 but hey we can’t do them all in 20 minutes. Today we’re talking about:

  • Technology (Utility Costs, Construction Design/Architecture, Mobility)
  • Demographics (Smaller families, SRO, Seniors housing, Relocation)
  • Urban Density (Population explosion in downtowns, Suburbs as City-Centers)
  • Housing Demand (Life-time Renters, Economic Knowledge)

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Oct 16

Understanding Leverage and Liquidity in Real Estate Investing

By John Wilhoit | Podcasts , Real Estate Investing Podcasts

Today’s segment is about understanding leverage and liquidity in real estate investing. We want to focus on real estate financing. To frame this conversation, I’m talking about real estate assets, or investments, under five-million dollars. Once you get about five-million dollars then you’re competing in the professional class. With assets under five-million dollars, most of those real estate assets are purchased by local people in local markets.

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Aug 28

Houses: To Flip or Not to Flip and the #1 Thing to Avoid

By John Wilhoit | Podcasts , Real Estate Investing Podcasts

Most instruction on house flipping teaches people how to do a segment of the house flipping business so they can be involved in the process. Well, the process is very extensive. You have to be able to purchase, repair and market the property. And you have to do all three very well to be successful in the home flipping business.  Most people do not have the capitalization and/or skill set to do all of those things. Let’s break it down a little bit more.

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Aug 24

Return on Investment in Real Estate: 5 Sources

By John Wilhoit | Podcasts , Real Estate Investing Podcasts

Most people know these sources but they’re not necessarily all in one place at one time so that’s the purpose of today’s episode: to have all five types of return on investment from real estate in one place while you are contemplating future investments and use this list to analyze your current investments, to measure if you are gaining yield from all five sources with your existing portfolio.

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