CRUSHING IT IN REAL ESTATE
By Crushing it in Real Estate
CRUSHING IT IN REAL ESTATEJan 26, 2020
74. Nasa Scientist Turned Flipper and Real Estate SEO Expert with Jerryll Noorden
Jerryll is a seasoned Engineer and scientist in the fields of robotics research and development to help mankind. He worked with institutions like NASA, IHMC, and IIT, helping paraplegic people gain mobility through robotic exoskeletons. After the government refused to fund these institutions for further technology development he decided to take things into his own hands. He then started a real estate investing company and later on a SEO for real estate investors company that both became highly successful to continue his research to develop solutions to those with mobility restrictions through robotics technology. Now he flips 3 to 5 houses at a time and helps other investors claim the #1 spot on Google and increasing their conversions through his in-house developed credibility strategies.
73. Avail Makes it Easy for Do-It-Yourself Landlords - Laurence Jankelow
Laurence Jankelow is the Co-Founder of Avail, an all-in-one software solution designed for do-it-yourself landlords. Prior to launching Avail, Laurence spent seven years in data analytics first as a Consultant at Protiviti Chicago and then at Goldman Sachs. Laurence is also a long-term real estate investor with a passion for 3-unit multi-family properties in Chicago.
Twitter - twitter.com/helloavail
Facebook - facebook.com/helloavail
Instagram - instagram.com/helloavail
72. Achieving Work Life Balance via Real Estate Investing with Lauren Hardy
Lauren Hardy is a real estate investor with a “People First” approach to business. Investing in hundreds of properties in her career, including developing spec houses in Nashville Tennessee, Lauren has the unique reputation of being a successful “virtual investor” having not lived in many of the states she’s invested in.
Lauren is a graduate of Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business and Finance with over 10 years experience in Real Estate. She began her real estate career in 2007 working in the corporate sector for companies such at Sperry Van Ness, Subway Restaurants and The Irvine Company.
After her first daughter was born her values changed along with her perspective of how companies can improve in giving their employees more work life balance. After becoming a mother she dreamed of creating a business that would give her personal and professional satisfaction, but with the flexibility to make sure she wouldn’t miss the important moments of her family life. She has only ever worked in real estate so launching her own real estate investment company made sense.
Lauren has developed a reputation in the industry for persevering in extremely competitive markets by constantly following the market changes and being flexible and willing to move market territories when needed. Lauren currently lives with her two daughters in Southern California and travels to her market territories several times a year.
71. Multifamily Investing with the Apartment Rockstar Robert Martinez
Robert founded Rockstar Capital in March of 2011. Since then, he has directed the growth of our managed portfolio to 21 apartment communities consisting of 3,699 rental units. He entered the multifamily industry in March 2007 when he co–founded another management company and oversaw operations of 11 apartment communities consisting of over 2,000 units. Since founding Rockstar, he has directed the underwriting, acquisition, and management of 30 apartment communities consisting of more than 5,243 rental units. Robert holds an Engineering Degree from Texas A&M University and in 2013, earned the National Apartment Association Independent Rental Owner of the Year Paragon Award. In 2019, he became the first person ever to receive this distinction twice. Under Robert’s visionary leadership, Rockstar Capital and its staff have earned 17 city, state and national apartment awards as well as being named #15 in the Fast 100 Fastest growing companies with the Houston Business Journal as well as one of its Most Admired CEO honorees. Robert shares a passion for soccer with his two boys, Ryan and Conner and enjoys supporting their daily efforts in local club soccer.
FB: The Apartment Rockstar
LinkedIn: Robert Martinez
70. 24 Year Old with Over $50M in Real Estate Holdings - David Toupin
David Toupin is a Top Millennial real estate investor, speaker, and entrepreneur. David is the co-founder of Obsidian Capital, an Austin Texas based real estate investment firm. David started investing at the age of 20 in Michigan where he bought his first property in college, a 12 unit apartment complex. Prior to graduating with a Finance degree, David had already acquired $7M in multifamily real estate holdings. By the age of 24 years old, David has built a real estate company as a key principal with over $50M in real estate holdings and has raised north of $10M in capital. He is also the creator of the best selling multifamily deal analyzer which is now being converted into a web based software platform called Real Estate Lab.
69. 25 Year Old with a $14M Real Estate Portfolio with Antoine Martel
Antoine Martel is a 25 year old real estate investor from Toronto, Canada. While still in college Antoine learnt about real estate investing and knew it was his calling. From his dorm room he completed his first BRRRR project out of state with his father's $40,000. Since then Antoine and his family have completed over 200 real estate projects and currently have a $14M real estate portfolio. They have also helped create $50,000/mo of cash flow for their clients of MartelTurnkey.com.
68. Is Sober Living a Profitable Real Estate Niche with Devana Came
Devana Came along with her husband Reid Stadelman are the owners of RND Investing and The House of Courage Sober Living Homes.
Devana has two fervent passions, particularly when experienced in combination—real estate and helping others along the way. She has seven years’ experience providing affordable housing to those recovering from substance addiction, and she is continually inspired by the people she serves in her sober living homes.
Devana is a wife and mother of two amazing children. She loves to spend her free time exercising, traveling with her family around the world, and planning what the next great venture will be. An aspiring minimalist, she has been an entrepreneur her entire life.
Compassion is a through line in all of Devana’s entrepreneurial endeavors, as is evidenced in her philosophy and practice of providing affordable housing with a high-end quality of living to people who otherwise might not have an opportunity to rent or to have a second chance in life.
@Investingmama on Instagram
67. Co-Founder of the DeRosa Group and The Real Estate InvestHER® Community - Liz Faircloth
Liz Faircloth co-founded the DeRosa Group in 2005 with her husband, Matt. The DeRosa Group, based in Trenton, NJ, is an owner of commercial and residential property with a mission to “transform lives through real estate." DeRosa has vast experience in bringing properties to their highest and best use, which includes repositioning single family homes, multi-family, apartment buildings, mixed-use, retail, and office space. The company controls close to 700 units of residential and commercial assets throughout the east coast. Liz is the co-founder of The Real Estate InvestHER® community, a platform to empower women to live a financially free and balanced life through over 25 Meetups across the US and Canada and an on-line community and membership that offers accountability and mentorship for women to take their business to the next level! She is the co-host of the “The Real Estate InvestHER Show,” a podcast providing straight talk strategies along with inspiration from successful women who share their journey.
Liz has been interviewed for many articles and top-rated podcasts, including being a two-time guest on the top rated BiggerPockets Podcast and the Best Ever Show. On the personal side, Liz is an avid runner, has completed several triathlons and marathons, has two adorable children and is a New Yorks Mets fan.
66. Investor, Agent, and Host of InvestHer (Virginia Beach) - Taylor Hudgins
Taylor and her husband, John, jumped into the world of real estate investing in 2019 with their first rental property. Since then, Taylor has become a Real Estate Agent with the THiNK Real Estate Team in Hampton Roads, VA helping other people start their journey feet first into the pool of real estate investing. She also hosts the Virginia Beach Chapter of InvestHer, an organization dedicated to empowering women to lead a financially free and balanced life through real estate.
65. From Military to Millionaire - David Pere
David is an active-duty Marine who devotes his free time helping service members, and veterans, learn how to build wealth through real estate investing, entrepreneurship, and personal finance!
David realized that service members and the working class use the phrase “I don’t get paid enough” entirely too often.
The reality is that most often our financial situation is self-inflicted. After having success with real estate investing, David started From Military to Millionaire to teach personal finance and real estate investing to service members and the working class.
As a result, David has helped many readers increase their savings gap, purchase real estate, and increase their chances for financial freedom!
64. Ninja Tips with the Largest Flipper in Hawaii - Indar Lange
Indar Lange is a real estate investor who has made it big in Hawaii, the most expensive state in the US. Since starting in 2013, Indar has become the largest flipper in Hawaii with over 50 flips completed and 15 ongoing currently. In addition, he also has15 BRRRR properties outside of Hawaii. Indar is the founder of Our Home Investments, a company that helps homeowners of any distressed situation while aiming to improve the community. Indar primarily focuses on single-family properties and works with both low-end and high-end rehabs.
Facebook and Instagram @IndarHawaii
Website: Our Home Investments
63. From Not Knowing What a Mortgage Was to Owning a Vertically Integrated Real Estate Company with Cory Nemoto
Cory Nemoto is the co-owner & founder of KÉCŌ CAPITAL. He began his real estate investing career in 2011 in Southern California in the Riverside County market while finishing up his bachelor’s degree at California Baptist University. After graduating, Cory moved back home to Hawaii and became involved in real estate investing on the island of O’ahu.
Cory has been involved in multiple investment deals ranging from relocation, renovation, and new home development projects. He has been featured on multiple nationally renowned real estate investing podcasts as well as an influential guest speaker at local real estate meetings.
On a daily basis Cory helps run the day-to-day operations of KÉCŌ CAPITAL. He specializes in deal sourcing & valuations, acquisitions, financing, investor relations, and project management.
Facebook & Instagram: @cory.nemoto & @kecocapital
62. General Contractor, Property Manager talks Instagram Marketing for Real Estate - Tim Waggoner
Tim Waggoner is a General Contractor, Real Estate Investor and entrepreneur in the Coeur d'Alene area. His goal is to assist homeowners, real estate agents and other investors to bring their projects and their dreams to fruition.
61 - Wholesaling for Huge Profits with David Alan Dodge
David Dodge is a St. Louis Real Estate Investor with over 15 years of experience. He first started investing in Real Estate in college, at the age of 20 while attending the University of Missouri-Columbia. David specializes in wholesaling real estate as well as teaching others how easy it is to learn how they too can wholesale Real Estate for huge profits. David and his team have wholesaled over 500 houses to date and his company “House Sold Easy” averages about 8-10 wholesales a month. David also loves to fix-and-flip properties as well as add properties to his rental portfolio. David has over 60 rentals currently and he has a goal to take his rental portfolio to over 150 properties in the next 24-36 months. He keeps track of all of his rental on his IG story -> “150 houses”. Check it out! He shows images of each property as well as how much rent he is collecting on them.
David is also the Co-Author of “The Ultimate Guide to Wholesale Real Estate” Book that he wrote with his business partner Mike Slane. His podcast “Discount Property Investor” teaches people all about wholesaling real estate as well as tons of tips and tricks about marketing, land lording, rehabbing, and specifically wholesaling properties.
David and his Partner Mike have built an amazing FREE Course & Blueprint on Wholesaling Real Estate and he loves to help others lean how simple the wholesaling business is.
Free Couse on Wholesaling Real Estate: http://freewholesalecourse.com
60. From Cancer to CBD, Tech Executive and Real Estate Agent Michael Stavinoha Covers It All
With Keller Williams Memorial I am a developer and commercial/residential realtor. I specialize in analytics and technology which I leveraged to help me be strong in the development and commercial/residential sides. I am definitely known for the technology side and the analysis side. I try to go out of the box and do things differently yet effectively. I am most proud of the relationships I have built and the people I have helped both as clients and agents. Being a big producer is great, but supporting those around you helps us all rise to the top! What sets me apart is the tech and analytical background. I try to be creative and not on a linear path for real estate. I am also very active in organizations in real estate. I am a member and National committee member for AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America), Keller Williams Houston Young Professionals Board, HAR International Advisory Committee and HAR Technology Advisory Committee. I want to be involved with all aspects and with people from all over the world! Houston is the most dynamic city in the country and we should understand and respect clients and colleges from everywhere! I want to bring more value then what the market standard is and set a new bar!
With my company Autouns, I help with logic and business development of software and web applications. We are also very involved with the UX/IX side and Beta Testing side. We can honestly build any kind of software or web applications needed. We are known for being a full service, creative and cutting edge company that looks for ways to make processes easier and more effective! I am so proud of the products we put out that teach agents how to analyze and invest! We help create an alternative source of income all while helping them service their clients more and bring more value to them!
NVUS Labs is a CBD company that produces the highest quality products all while maintaining an ethical position to meet or exceed requirements set in place! I use this product personally due to my medical situation and have had great results! It has helped with pain and allowed me to rest better particularly after treatment! I am happy to bring a product I use that helps me with my medical situation to others. I get to see the process end to end and understand what’s in it and how good of a product it is. Its like farm to table food… Farm to you CBD!
In between these things, I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015 and hospitalized with pancreatitis for 32 days. It was an incredible scary and depressing time for me. I had a lot of uncertainty and fear that was impacting my life. I was moved to MD Anderson through a dear friend Joan Alexander whom has been by my side while going through this! Since the diagnosis in 2015, I have had 2 Whipple surgeries, many other operations and tests and receive treatment every month for the last four years. I am so grateful to MD Anderson, My family and my office at Keller Williams for the help and support!!
59. Investing with NONE of their own money and NO Partners - Melanie and Dave Dupuis
Melanie and Dave Dupuis, also known as Investor Mel & Dave, are innovative real estate investors who have SOLELY acquired over 100 apartments/24 properties in just a few short years. Using creative and successful strategies, they have been able to increase their portfolio significantly without using any of their own money and without joint venture partners. They impressively have 100% ownership of these properties, which means they keep 100% of the equity, appreciation, and cash flow.
Investor Mel & Dave are proof that as long as you don't let anything stop you, success can be yours. Following a life-changing highway crash in 2018, they wrote a Real Estate Investing book that achieved Amazon #1 Best Seller status very early into their launch. With over 19 years of combined experience in real estate investing, property ownership and management, this self-made couple understands the ins and outs of building a business and of acquiring wealth through real estate. In 2019, they won the "Business of the Year" Award, in North Bay, and have also recently won the 2020 Canadian Business Award as Leading Experts in Real Estate Investing. They are dedicated to helping others create their own financial, time and geographical freedoms. They are both speakers and mentors throughout North America and have helped their mentees use creative and strategic financing to change their lives. Their online presence is impressive, with over 50,000 followers.
Free Creative Financing Masterclass: (How We Bought 12 Properties in Less Than 12 Months) www.12in12months.com
58. D1 Athlete to Managing 4,000 units with $300 Million AUM - Chris Grenzig
Chris started his real estate investing journey in Jan of 2016 by trying to flip houses on Long Island NY, but ultimately failed to flip a single house despite spending tens of thousands of dollars and several months trying. Chris and his team tried pivoting to purchasing tax deed properties in Philadelphia, but quickly realized it wasn't for them. From there Chris started to learn about multifamily and started by investing passively in an 8-unit property, then Joint Venturing on another 100 units worth over $4.5 mil. From there Chris quit his full-time job in finance and joined the Toro team full time in Aug 2016.
Chris focuses on managing, sourcing, evaluating, and acquiring new assets for Toro’s Multifamily Portfolio and runs the Florida region of Toro's portfolio. Toro has acquired over 4000 units worth over $285 mil.
Chris is also very active on social media you can follow him on Instagram @Chris.Grenzig, or on LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube by searching Chris Grenzig.
Before Toro, Chris worked in finance at a small boutique firm. He graduated Hofstra with a degree in Business and played D1 soccer.
57. Financial Advisor turned Full-Time Real Estate Investor - Bruce Ngo
Bruce worked in Wealth Management for the majority of his career having started as a Stockbroker Intern right out of college at the age of 21. From there, Bruce worked his way up to Private Client Advisor at JP Morgan Chase where he was managing a $65 Million book of business. That’s when Bruce decided to leave the comforts and security of his 9-5 job to build his own Real Estate Investment Company.
Along with Stronger Moms, Bruce has completed 3 real estate deals in my first year, with goals to own 100 properties in the Bay Area in the next 10 years.
56. Recession Proof Your Business from Someone Whose Lived It - Steve Trang
Steve Trang is the founder of the Real Estate Disruptors movement. The podcast has over ten thousand followers with new members of the community sharing their success story every week.
Steve also has a sales training program and trains some of the top wholesalers in the country.
Steve also created the OfferFast Homes app. The purpose of the app is to help wholesalers jump start their career faster by putting all of the buyers in one place. The hope is to minimize the challenge of building a buyer list when getting started in wholesaling.
Steve's legacy will be to create 100 Millionaires. One of his favorite quotes is from the great Zig Ziglar: "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want."
He heard this quote when he first got into real estate, and it has stuck with him throughout his entire career. In fact, it's essentially one of the core values Steve lives by.
Since starting the Brokerage in 2013, Stunning Homes Realty has over 100 agents. In the greater Phoenix area, his company has almost 1% market share. In 2019, 1 in every 135 homes was sold by Stunning Homes Realty.
55. How Asking For Help Can Save You Money in Real Estate with Dustin Amodo
Dustin is the founder and owner of Island Property Buyers. Although he’s always been interested in real estate, he got his start in carpentry. After spending a good bit of time in the construction industry, Dustin decided to bring that experience to real estate, and worked on buying, fixing, and flipping homes. Dustin has helped homeowners throughout Oahu sell their homes quickly, get paid, and be able to walk away hassle-free. Island Property Buyers provide win-win solutions to help homeowners get out of their sticky situations like foreclosures, owning a burdensome property, probate sales, or anything else. At Island Property Buyers, their focus is on providing you with a solution to your situation so you can continue to do the things you love.
54. How to Network in Real Estate and Get Your Mindset Right with Dan King
Despite having no formal education, Danny Pham aka Dan King, was still able to become a serial entrepreneur. Then by chance, he stumbled upon real estate and is now actively assisting clients buy, sell and investing in residential real estate, as well as helping entrepreneurs and business owners find their ideal location to start and open their businesses.
Landlord and tenant representation can be challenging at times, but seeing the smiles on everyone’s face after a deal is complete inspires Dan to keep going and be his best for the next client.
Dan also has a role with LoanDirect.us, a full-service real estate lending company that specializes in alternative financing solutions to help people invest in real estate.
Seeing the knowledge gap between seasoned real estate professional and those just getting started in the industry, Dan is created his own coaching and mentorship platform with the hope to inspire and guide young entrepreneurs and real estate agents, and help them get to the “top”.
Facebook – Dan King
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
53. All In One Real Estate Investor, Adrian Chu!
Welcome to episode 53 of the Crushing it in Real Estate podcast! This week we have Adrian Chu, a real estate professional located in Seattle, WA.
" Hello! My name is Adrian Chu.
Born and raised in Seattle – I attended Laurelhurst & Wedgwood Elementary School, Eckstein Middle School, Roosevelt High School, and finally graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington. GO HUSKIES!
I am a real estate dealmaker – a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker and Mortgage Loan Originator. I buy, sell, invest, develop, build, and remodel properties in the Greater Seattle Area.
I am a member of the CCIM Institute, Commercial Broker Association, and the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
In addition, I am the Founder of CHU Design + Build – an integrated real estate development and construction company.
My clients have entrusted me with over 200 residential and commercial transactions ranging from $45,000 to over $4 million. Nothing is too small or too big.
I excel at working with clients to quickly maximize the value of their properties when selling and to acquire high cash flow, high appreciation, and potential arbitrage opportunities.
Over the years, I have enabled many partners to build wealth and become financially secure from real estate through opportunistic and value-added investment philosophies."
We are super excited to have Adrian on the show this week, please enjoy!
52. Andrew Luong, Unlocking Human Potential Through Real Estate Investing
Welcome to episode 52 of the Crushing it in Real Estate Podcast with special co-host this week, Joanne Tan! This week we have Andrew Luong! Andrew is an active real estate investor, entrepreneur, and currently the co-founder and CEO at Doorvest, a venture-back real estate tech company. Please join us this week as we dive deep into Andrew's experiences and learn more in-depth about his real estate journey!
51. Lessons Learned From a Top Realtor, Crushing it with Jamie Tian
As a top producing agent at Rodeo Realty, Jamie takes pride in her discretion while providing the finest service to clients ranging from first-time homebuyers to A-list celebrities. Jamie is a member of Rodeo
Realty’s President’s Elite Circle, was named top 1% of agents nationwide by Trulia and Zillow, and was featured in Top Agent Magazine. She was also awarded the distinction of "30 Under 30" by the National
Association of REALTORS, "A-List Top Producer" by the Asian Real Estate Association of America, and Top 25 Agents On Social Media by PropertySpark.com.
Jamie is fluent in Chinese and specializes in properties throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties. She is an active member of the community and a UCLA alumna. She is also a proud member of the 2020 National Association of REALTORS Presidential Advisory Group on Sustainability, which has been tasked with creating a 2030 Sustainability Action Plan for homeowners nationwide.
50. Connie Chung and Kenny Gong: Tips, Advice and Pivots For Real Estate Agents During COVID-19
49. Travis Smith, CEO and Founder of Tribevest!
48. Sean Pan, Investor and Host of "The Everything Real Estate Investing Show!
47. Vivian Tran: Real Estate Investing Side Hustle As A Ph.D. Graduate!
Vivian Tran received her Ph.D. in Business Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Her research takes an anthropological focus on the limiting factors of successful entrepreneurship for Chinese business owners in the United States. Vivian has been hustling in real estate investment for over ten years now and manages her properties remotely from New York. In addition to acquiring and managing her properties, Vivian is an Associate Director at Columbia University and is also the COO for on a B2B restaurant management software startup while working on a fiction novel.
46. Bo Kim: 61 Units and Counting, Founder and Podcast Host of Bigger Cash Flow!
More information on Bo:
Bo is a buy and hold real estate investor based in Southern California, and has been working in the Accounting industry for the past 6 years. Bo got his start in real estate investing by house hacking his primary residence in Orange County and since then, has picked up 61 units across the midwest markets of Kansas City, Indianapolis, and Little Rock using various methods such as seller financing, BRRRR, HELOC, delayed financing, and private lending. Bo is also the host of the Bigger Cash Flow podcast, a show aimed to help newbie real estate investors take back control of their finances. He is an avid writer on his blog, where he shares tips and tricks on achieving FREEDOM from time, location, and money.
45. David Gull: Founder of Outer Realm, Shifting 2D Screens to Immersive Spatial Computing in RE!
44. Realtor and Founder of Kinetic Real Estate with Kevin Cruz
A little more about Kevin:
Real estate agent Kevin Cruz’s intense drive is apparent in every aspect of his career. Licensed since 2016, Kevin was in the business for just one week when he helped a family find their dream home. Within only two years, he became a prestigious award winner—which included the coveted “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2017—and sold more than 100 homes.
Born in the Philippines, Kevin came to the United States at the age of 14 in search of the American Dream and found it in the Bay Area. Blessed with an entrepreneurial spirit, he later quit college to pursue various business ventures. Along the way, he built a solid skill set that would help him deftly handle just about anything he encountered. Always searching for bigger and better challenges, Kevin eventually set his sights on real estate. Since then, he has been cultivating a team of equally talented professionals to help him be the best agent—and have the best agency—in the Bay Area.
Not surprisingly, Kevin’s real estate specialties are diverse. They include single-family homes, condos, and multi-unit properties, as well as relocation, property management, and 1031 exchanges. And with clients ranging from first-time buyers to Silicon Valley techies, Kevin initiates every interaction with exceptional customer service and dedication to complete client satisfaction. He further complements his career as the owner of a home-staging and moving company. Deeply proud to be a Filipino entrepreneur, Kevin hopes it will inspire others within his community.
As much as Kevin loves building businesses from scratch, he makes sure to carve out time for other things in life. His family and friends, networking, and exploring new travel destinations are just some of the things he enjoys devoting time to.
43. 111 Flips in the First Year of Investing in Real Estate with Jason Roberts and Rachel Schneider
expertise into their true passion; sharing their knowledge with other investors. They now run a top coaching program with the nation’s leading investors, own a profitable hard money lending company, with over 2 million dollars in loans out to their coaching students at any given time, share their wealth of knowledge as co-owners of their local REIA all the while continuing to flip houses.
Jason Roberts on Flipnerd.com
REI Blueprint Facebook
REI Blueprint YouTube REIBlueprint.com
42. How to Motivate, Manage and Build a Strong Real Estate Team with Wilson Leung
Wilson embarked upon a career in real estate early - starting first in San Francisco in property management at the age of 16 and then obtaining his broker's license in 2010 at the age of 23. Wilson has since built a team that ranked amongst the best in the nation and consistently helps over 100 families buy and sell in the Bay Area. Wilson has trained multiple rookies of the year, a 30 under 30 Realtor awardee and has started separate businesses in property management, transaction management, and coaching. Wilson is passionate about helping his team members and clients accomplish their goals.
41. Keir Weimer: Leading Others to Up-level and Scale Their Income, Wealth, Brand and Freedom!
40. Lily Jang, Television News Anchor to Realtor, Crushing it While Transitioning Careers
Lily Jang has been a Television News Anchor in big markets across the country for the past 21 years including Seattle and Houston. She was most recently a morning anchor for KHOU, the CBS affiliate in Houston, since 2012. Prior to that, Lily anchored the morning news in Seattle at KCPQ and NWCN. In 2017, she decided to combine her two loves: Real Estate and Broadcasting. She had a real estate segment on KPRC and now works at Keller Williams Memorial as a licensed real estate agent and couldn't be more excited to sell real estate in her hometown. Lily is fluent in both Cantonese and Vietnamese and very active in the community emceeing events.
39. Eric Wang, Crushing it as a Multimillion-Dollar Commercial Real Estate Investor
38. Reed Goossens, Real Estate Investor. Best Selling Author, Entrepreneur and Podcast Host
37. Victor Ahn, Crushing it as a Managing Partnering at Keller Williams Pasadena
36. Caroline Caselli, CEO and Founder of Haven Connect
35. Crushing it with Airbnb Arbitrage with Shiv Gettu
Shiv Gettu started his Real estate journey in 2018 after recently graduating from USC. He wanted to figure out a way to earn more on the side and not have to rely solely on a single source of income. After reading an article on Airbnb arbitrage, Shiv decided to narrow down on his real estate niche and pursue a short-term rental business with his now business partner Kendrick Bradley. They got their first Airbnb unit in December 2018, and by July 2019 they had 15+ properties they were managing while working full-time jobs. In August of 2019, they decided to raise venture capital to grow their business and take it full time. After successfully raising a round of funding, they quit their jobs to solely pursue their business. Astro is now a 10+ member team and is in 13+ cities across the country. Along with short-term rental property management, Astro is looking to pioneer a new way of investing in apartment syndication by specializing in furnished housing. Their advisement team collectively brings over 50+ years of real estate experience, $300M+ assets under management, and 1000+ units. Astro is pioneering a new way of staying for its guests and generating a meaningful return for their investors.
34. Eron Ferreira, Founder of Concrete Solutions Inc and Real Estate Developer
33. Evan Huynh: Co-Founder of GoProperty Hop, Airbnb Expert, Real Estate Agent and Investor
32. Broker, Mentor and Out-Of-State Multi-Family Investor with Sandro Natale
31. Austin Mao, Crushing it with Over 2,500 Guests Per Month with Las Vegas Airbnb Rentals
30. Crushing it with Fourplex Investments with Steve Olson
29. Going All In and Succeeding with Real Estate Investing with Jimmy Tu.
28. Fundamentals of Real Estate Hard Money with Brenda Chen
27. Entrepreneur and Buy & Hold Investor in the Bay Area with Arlen Chou
26. Build Wealth Through Land Investing with Adam Southey and Justin Silvia
About Adam and Justin:
Raw land investing experts Adam Southey and Justin Sliva know exactly where new investors struggle. They’ve each had massive success in their own business, and today they’re on a mission to help others learn to harness the enormous potential offered by land investments: incredible ROI, massive cash profits, and sustained passive income. After helping hundreds of other land investors find/sell amazing properties at unbelievable profits, Adam and Justin collaborated in creating powerful resources to support both new and seasoned land investors along their journey. They launched the Casual Fridays REI podcast and built a comprehensive online course that not only answered all the questions they had received from consulting clients but also incorporated the best of their own combined experience. Adam and Justin are here today to show our listeners there’s more than one way to achieve success when it comes to raw land investing.
25. Creating the Dream Team Real Estate Group with Disen Cai and Alex Tai
Bios on both Disen and Alex:
Disen is the group’s founder and is known for his tenacious, yet compassionate style. He’s ranked as one of the top eight agents nationally for Keller Williams Realty (out of over 160,000 agents) and is one of the most prolific agents in the Bay Area. But it’s not just results like these that drive him. At the heart of his business, it’s about helping families achieve their own American dream. His motivation lies in helping others achieve their real estate goals. He’s a people-person with international expertise that allows him to connect with individuals from all walks of life. Disen grew up on the Peninsula and has a deep appreciation for the beauty, diversity, open space, and opportunity that exists here. Although he’s lived in other countries, at one point working as a real estate agent in Beijing, he’s always returned back home. He spends his time giving back to the community through volunteer work. He’s also an expert archer, has a degree in fine arts, and is happily married to his high school sweetheart.
Alex represents distinguished homeowners and future homeowners specializing in the town of Hillsborough as well as international markets; Alex’s creative, enthusiastic, and caring nature is perfect for matching each client’s desires as well as skillfully featuring a home’s unique presence and character. As a Hillsborough resident for 33 years, Alex understands the numerous intangible benefits of living in the Silicon Valley with its unmatched weather, culture, and diversity. Alex joined the Disen Cai Real Estate Group and has been an essential part of the team for over a year, bringing his know-how and savvy approach, with 15-years of experience as an investor himself. A very active and connected community member, Alex has excellent insight into the Hillsborough market. His contacts and lifelong area residency leverage his energy and enthusiasm, enhancing his client's dedication and insuring satisfied repeat clients and referrals.