Podcasts

012: The Value of Self-Storage Real Estate

My guest today is Scott Meyers, the expert behind Self-Storage Academy and Self-Storage Investing. These two businesses are the crux of Scott’s efforts to teach people how to make money in the self-storage industry. We discuss the types of self-storage facilities and how an owner can find the best fit for them. Self-storage is a ripe industry for investment opportunities. …

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011: Investor Real Estate Deals

My guest today is Aaron Chapman, the loan officer and loan originator for the Security National Mortgage Company. Aaron specializes in investor real estate deals. He began his career doing purchase loans for owner-occupied properties. However, one discussion in the early 2000s changed the direction Aaron went moving forward. He explains why he likes working with investors and how the …

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010: The Benefits of Self Banking

My guest today is Gary Pinkerton, a wealth strategist at Paradigm Life. Gary has a fascinating personal history as a former military submarine captain. He transitioned into real estate as a civilian career. Gary and I discuss his path to wealth strategy. We also explore Gary’s specialty in infinite banking, which is a self-banking investment strategy. Gary explains self-banking and …

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009: New York’s Real Estate Market

Welcome back to the Big Mike Fund Podcast! My guest today is Eric Goodman. Eric and his father run Goodman Capital, a real estate investment firm that focuses on commercial real estate. Goodman Capital brokers closed fund deals and specialize in foreclosure sales. Today, Eric tells me about his company’s fund structure and gives me some examples of sales that …

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008: The Value of Small Balance Real Estate Deals

My guest today is Darris Cassidy, the principal of Fairway America and the president of Fairway America Capital Markets Group. Fairway is an investment consulting firm that specializes in Small Balance Real Estate (SBRE) deals. Darris and his team help investors find the right investments for their money. The team also assists with capital raising as well as the administrative …

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007: Why Chicago is a Great Real Estate Market

My guest today is Saul Zenkevicius (Saul Z. to those of us in the business.) Saul is a Chicago based realtor who has a one-stop shop for home ownership. His company Chicagoland Home Buyer handles appraising, mortgages, house flipping, and real estate brokering. Saul and I discuss how he manages to run such a massive company and keep it all …

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006: Real Estate Trends in the Carolinas

My guests today are co-managers at a hard money lending company called Carolina Hard Money. Wendy Sweet and Bill Fairman have 50 years real estate development experience between the two of them. They specialize in multi-unit homes and Airbnb properties. They discuss the exciting market developing over in the Carolinas (North and South) with me and the trends they have …

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005: Freedom Founders Mastermind Group

I have Dr. David Phelps on the podcast today. Dr. Phelps is a former dentist that found financial freedom in real estate investing. He left his practice for personal reasons and soon found that others were curious about his passive income method. This prompted Dr. Phelps to start the Freedom Founders mastermind group. The mastermind is for professionals who want …

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004: Making the Most of IRAs

The Chief Business Development Officer for New Direction IRA, Clay Malcolm joins me on today’s podcast. I have been doing business with New Direction for many years and have nothing but great things to say about them. Clay and I discuss what IRA (Individual Retirement Accounts) accounts are and how an investor can use them as an income source. We …

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003: The Benefits of Rent-To-Own Contracts

I welcome Joe Lieber to the podcast. Joe is a Cleveland based real estate investor who specializes in rental properties. Joe is a member of my mastermind group called Collective Genius and has really made a name for himself in the industry. We discuss the exciting economic boom happening in Cleveland right now. This revitalization is very evident all over …

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