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Investing in Real Estate with Clayton Morris | Build Financial Independence

Want to build financial independence and a retirement plan that actually works for you? Have you paid off debt with Dave Ramsey and are now looking to build wealth? Are you frustrated because you want to quit your 9-5 job and build passive income but you don’t know HOW to do it? This Inc Magazine Top Business Podcast teaches you how. No gimmicks, no fluff. Hosted by Morris Invest Founder Clayton Morris, this podcast publishes three times a week and has a laser focus on buy and hold rental properties in order to create passive income. Clayton retired from his 9-5 job at 40 years old and teaches you his exact step-by-step methods for acquiring rental real estate, building net worth, and accelerating your financial freedom so you can experience financial independence. This podcast utilizes expert interviews, case studies with normal everyday investors, and Clayton's own methods for achieving passive income. If you want to learn how to acquire turnkey rentals, discounted properties, passive income and true legacy wealth then subscribe today. We're going to help you chart a course to build passive income and build legacy wealth for you and your family. If you're a fan of Morris Invest, Mr. Money Moustach, Planet Money on NPR, The Dave Ramsey Show, BiggerPockets Podcast, Grant Cardone, Epic Real Estate Investing with Matt Theriault, Listen Money Matters!, The Tai Lopez Show, or The Rich Dad Radio Show with Robert Kiyosaki, then you're going to love this show. 
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Apr 11, 2019

The reason why being a real estate investor is such a sustainable business is that people will always need a place to live. One demographic of tenants you might not have considered is seniors. Investing in assisted living facilities can be a great way to serve your community while also making a profit.

 

Today’s guest is Gene Guarino, the founder and CEO of Residential Assisted Living Academy. Gene is here to share the details behind investing in assisted living facilities, including what to look for in a property, the earning potential, and how to find the best opportunities. We’ll also talk about how you can attend Residential Assisted Living Academy’s live training. Don’t miss episode 455 of Investing in Real Estate!

 

Sign Up for Residential Assisted Living live training: http://morrisinvest.com/RAL

 

This episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by ZipRecruiter!  With their powerful matching technology, ZipRecruiter scans thousands of resumes to find people with the right experience and invites them to apply to your job. And right now, our listeners can try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE by visiting ziprecruiter.com/investing.

 

This episode is also sponsored by CLEAR! CLEAR is the absolute best way to get through airport security. It works great with Pre-Check too! Right now, our listeners can get their first two months of CLEAR for FREE! Visit clearme.com/investing and use code INVESTING to redeem this offer.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode455

 

Apr 10, 2019

With mortgage rates dropping, many homeowners are left wondering if they should refinance their homes. Like many finance decisions, this can vary based on your personal situation.

 

On today’s show, we're here to help you determine if you should refinance your mortgage! We'll walk you through a simple formula, and discuss some caveats. You'll learn about closing costs, interest rates, pre-payment penalties, and more!

 

This episode is sponsored by Blinkist! Blinkist is the only app that takes the best key takeaways, the need-to-know information from thousands of nonfiction books and condenses them down into just 15 minutes so you can read or listen to. Right now, for a limited time Blinkist has a special offer just for our audience. Go to blinkist.com/investing to start your free 7-day trial!

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode454

 

Apr 8, 2019

Creating financial freedom can be a mental game. Many people let themselves become defined by their struggles, and are held back by their mind. Being focused on negativity leads only to negative outcomes.

 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate Investing, we’re going to discuss changing the color of your thoughts in order to change your outcomes. You’re going to learn three steps to take in order to focus on positivity, and how to start working toward your goals through mindset. Don’t miss episode 453!

 

This episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by Pitney Bowes! With SendPro Online by Pitney Bowes, it’s easy to save time and money no matter what you send – from packages to overnights and letters. SendPro Online is only $14.99/month. And for being an Investing in Real Estate listener, you can get a FREE 30-day trial to get started PLUS a FREE 10 pound scale to help you accurately weigh your packages. Visit pb.com/clayton to redeem this offer.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode453

 

Apr 4, 2019

If you expect your real estate venture to be without difficulties, you will eventually encounter a rude awakening. Like any other business, sometimes things don’t go as planned. Especially as you grow your portfolio, it’s likely that you’ll have a bad experience with a contractor or a property manager.

 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, Ken McElroy is back to share his experience handling business partnerships gone awry. We’ll talk about finding the right teams, what to do when things go wrong, and how to refresh your approach accordingly. Ken has so much invaluable insight into this topic; you won’t want to miss episode 452!

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/dezwHT 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode452

 

Apr 3, 2019

One integral piece of the closing process is a wire transfer. Unfortunately, in the real estate sector, wire fraud is becoming more and more prevalent.

 

On today’s show, we're walking you through specific steps you can take to protect yourself from wire fraud. You'll learn about protecting your passwords, the importance of verifying email requests, and more. If you want to protect your investment transactions from hackers, this episode is for you!

 

This episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by Paint Your Life! With Paint Your Life, you can get a portrait, hand-painted from any photo, at an affordable price! If you want to give a truly meaningful gift, you’ve got to try paintyourlife.com. And right now as a limited time offer, get 30% off your painting plus free shipping by texting INVESTING to 79-79-79.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode451

 

Apr 1, 2019

Obstacles will always be present—in life, and in real estate investing. But the good news is, there is also always a solution. Even better, if you’re willing to be optimistic, difficult situations typically present an opportunity to learn and improve.

 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, you’ll learn about the inevitable problems that arise in real estate investing and how to overcome them. I’m sharing a personal struggle with some of my rental properties. You’ll also learn about the inspiring Theodore Roosevelt, and how he overcame many obstacles throughout his life. Don’t miss episode 450!

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode450

 

 

Mar 28, 2019

Attempting to time the market is tricky. Even experts get it wrong on a regular basis. That’s why leveraging data can help you make better investing decisions.

 

Janine Yorio is the CEO and founder of Compound, New York City-based real estate investment technology company. Compound creates publicly-listed residential real estate funds, backed by data! On today’s show, Janine is sharing the ins and outs of her strategy, the intricacies of investing in the Big Apple, and much more!

 

This episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by SimpliSafe. SimpliSafe is a home security that knows it feels good to fear less. This is award-winning twenty-four seven protection that protects your home through it all. Try SimpliSafe with free shipping, and free returns by visiting simplisafe.com/investing.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode449

 

Mar 27, 2019

Have you ever wondered about the best method to track your rental property expenses? There are many different softwares on the market that you can pay a monthly subscription for, but if you're just starting out, there's a better way to do it FOR FREE!

 

On today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate, Natali and I are sharing a simple way you can track your rental property expenses. We're giving away a free download you can use to make your life easier, and keep all of your ducks in a row!

 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Vistaprint! With Vistaprint, you can create a truly professional, unique card in minutes. Vistaprint uses only carefully selected inks and responsibly sourced paper stocks, and offers dozens of designs that are just right for your business. Right now, Vistaprint is offering our listeners 500 high-quality, custom business cards starting at just $9.99. Visit vistaprint.com/investing.

 

This episode is also sponsored by Blinkist! Blinkist is the only app that takes the best key takeaways, the need-to-know information from thousands of nonfiction books and condenses them down into just 15 minutes so you can read or listen to. Right now, for a limited time Blinkist has a special offer just for our audience. Go to blinkist.com/investing to start your free 7-day trial!

 

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode448

 

Mar 25, 2019

This might be hard to swallow: you’ll never be 100% prepared. Perfection is a myth. Real estate investing is not perfect, and life certainly is not perfect. But unfortunately, perfection is a crutch that stops many people from finding success. 

 

On today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate, we’re taking a realistic view of real estate investing and the truth about being ready to begin. I’m challenging you to step outside of your fears and encouraging you to just go for it! If you’ve been stuck in an analytical mode, today’s episode is for you.    

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode447

 

Mar 21, 2019

An Opportunity Zone is a community development program established by Congress in 2017 that allows investors to take advantage of tax breaks while investing in economically-distressed neighborhoods across the US. Since this is a relatively new investment strategy, a lot of questions come into play about how this economic development tool works.

 

On today’s show, I’m sitting down with Eddie Lorin, the Managing Partner at Alliant Strategic Investments to talk about the ins and outs of Opportunity Zones! You’ll learn about the legislation, the future of Opportunity Zones, and why they’re so important. Don’t miss episode 446 of Investing in Real Estate!

 

Today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by Pitney Bowes! SendPro Online by Pitney Bowes is an online software that helps you save time and money no matter what you send. SendPro Online is only $14.99/mo, and listeners can get a FREE 30 day trial when you visit pb.com/clayton.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode446

 

Mar 20, 2019

Property taxes can be a big expense for real estate investors. Property tax rates can vary by state, but it's important for landlords to ensure that they are being charged a fair value on their tax bill.

 

On today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate, we're sitting down to discuss how you can negotiate your property taxes. We'll talk about evaluating the assessed value of your home, how to appeal your property taxes, and more!

 

Today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by Purple! Sleep is important. If you’re struggling to get a good night’s sleep, you’ve got to try a Purple mattress. The Purple material feels very unique because it’s both firm and soft at the same time – so it keeps everything supported while still feeling really comfortable. Right now, our listeners will get a FREE Purple pillow with the purchase of the mattress. Just text INVESTING to 84-888.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode445

 

Mar 18, 2019

When you meet someone new, one of the first things they seem to ask is, “What do you do?” Despite the fact that our culture seems to place a lot of value on a person’s career, basing your self-worth on your job title is a risky move.

 

On today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate, I’m imploring you to take a deeper look at your identity, beyond your job title. We’ll discuss finding meaning behind your 9-5, and I’ll share my personal experience detaching from my job title. Don’t miss episode 444!

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode444

 

Mar 14, 2019

The 2018 tax code brought about sweeping changes to the real estate investing industry. From a 20% deduction to bonus depreciation, this tax law offers many incredible advantages to real estate investors. If there’s one person who knows and understands the intricacies of the tax law, it’s our favorite CPA, Tom Wheelwright.  

 

On this episode, Natali and I are welcoming back Tom Wheelwright to discuss the new tax law and what it means for investors! We’ll talk about how to take full advantage of the tax code, how to get the most out of your deductions, and how you can find a real estate savvy CPA! You won’t want to miss this episode of Investing in Real Estate! 

 

Schedule a call with WealthAbility: http://morrisinvest.com/taxes

 

Today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by ZipRecruiter. Hiring is challenging. But there’s one place you can go where hiring is simple, fast and smart. A place where growing businesses connect to qualified candidates. That place is ZipRecruiter. Right now, our listeners can try ZipRecruiter FOR FREE by visiting ziprecruiter.com/investing.

 

This episode is also sponsored by SendPro Online by Pitney Bowes! With SendPro Online, it’s easy to save time and money no matter what you send – from packages to overnights and letters. SendPro Online is only $14.99/month, and for being our listener you can get a FREE 30-day trial to get started PLUS a FREE 10 pound scale to help you accurately weigh your packages. Visit pb.com/clayton to redeem this special offer.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode443

 

Mar 13, 2019

How can you get started investing if you've got a good chunk of savings, but not quite enough to purchase an investment property? That's our topic for today's show, and to be honest, that's how we started our investing careers! On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, Natali and I are sitting down to brainstorm different ways you can become a real estate investor if you have $30,000 in savings or retirement funds.

 

We’ll talk about finding loans and lines of credit, and other options for financing the remainder of your investment. You’ll learn what to look for in a debt service, and how you can partner with other investors in order to get the ball rolling. If you’re ready to start investing, today’s show is for you!

 

This episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by SimpliSafe. SimpliSafe is a home security that knows it feels good to fear less. This is award-winning twenty-four seven protection that protects your home through it all. Try SimpliSafe with free shipping, and free returns by visiting simplisafe.com/investing.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode442

Mar 11, 2019

Due to a low supply of inventory, many big investors are shifting their strategy, and beginning to build rental communities. Because it’s becoming increasingly harder to find single-family homes to rent, these large companies are instead buying land and building entire subdivisions.

 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, I’m sharing what this change in the market means for buy and hold investors. We’ll talk about housing supply, and how to interpret mainstream news articles. If you want to learn more about the investing market, today’s show is for you!

  

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode441

 

Mar 7, 2019

Getting your start in real estate can be overwhelming. There is a ton of information out there, but many times new investors don’t know where to begin. Today’s guest, Ali Boone, left behind her 9-5 as an Aerospace Engineering career to become a real estate investor.

 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, Ali is sharing her journey from life in a cubicle to financial freedom. She’s sharing her five-step process to become a real estate entrepreneur. We’ll discuss the necessary mindset shifts, how to study material that resonates with you and more!

 

Today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by Robinhood! Robinhood is an investing app that lets you buy and sell stocks, ETF’s, options, and cryptos- all commission-free.  Robinhood is giving our listeners a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help build your portfolio! Sign up at http://investing.robinhood.com

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode440

 

Mar 6, 2019

You probably already know the importance of making business purchases in order to lower your overall tax burden. But sometimes, it can be difficult to determine what kinds of purchases can serve as legitimate business expenses. Recently, one of our listeners asked about the idea of purchasing a vehicle as a business expense.

 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, we’re sitting down to discuss the conditions under which it is legitimate to purchase a car as a business expense. We’ll talk about the importance of buying expenses with pre-tax dollars, how to organize your business purchases, and more!

 

Today’s episode is sponsored by the NoteCast app by EX-IQ! NoteCast is a game-changer. You can use it to subscribe and listen to all of your favorite podcasts, but you can also use it to save portions of the podcast whenever you want—and it even automatically generates a transcript for you. You can download NoteCast for iOS or Android by going to notecast.app, and we’ve got a special offer for our listeners: Try it FREE for 60 days by entering code CLAYTON at signup.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode439

 

Mar 4, 2019

What’s a better real estate strategy: single family homes or multi-family homes? This is the great debate in the real estate world. Many experts have strong opinions about which strategy is better, and today we’re going to explore my personal thought process.

 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, I’m sharing why I prefer investing in single family homes. I’ll give five major reasons why I believe this is a better path for most investors. You’ll learn about the differences between tenants, the truth about values, and more!

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode438

 

Feb 28, 2019

One incredible method to get involved with real estate is to buy properties on terms. There are multiple ways to do this, and it can be a great way to purchase affordable properties. Today’s guest has purchased 100 homes in less than three years via this method. 

 

Zach Beach is part of the team at Smart Real Estate Coach, a company that teaches investors how to make money and reach financial freedom. On today’s show, Zach is sharing how he got involved in real estate, and his tips for staying focused in the industry. We’ll also talk about what it’s like to work with a real estate coach, and the importance of staying true to your why. 

 

Today’s episode is also sponsored by the NoteCast app by EX-IQ! NoteCast is a game-changer. You can use it to subscribe and listen to all of your favorite podcasts, but you can also use it to save portions of the podcast whenever you want—and it even automatically generates a transcript for you. You can download NoteCast for iOS or Android by going to notecast.app, and we’ve got a special offer for our listeners: Try it FREE for 60 days by entering code CLAYTON at signup.

 

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Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode437

 

Feb 27, 2019

Part of being a successful real estate investor is doing your due diligence year-round in order to make tax time easier. Most likely, your business will have employed multiple contractors throughout the year. The IRS requires that you 1099 any person or business that you've paid more than $600.

 

On today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate, we're sharing all the details on sending 1099s to independent contractors. You'll learn the tax implications for your business, how to be prepared and organized, and more! Let’s get ready for tax season on this episode!

 

This episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by Fund&Grow. Fund&Grow helps investors access business lines of credit with 0% interest. For $500 off your startup fee, visit morrisinvest.com/funding

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode436

 

Feb 25, 2019

Decades ago, real estate agents had access to exclusive data and statistics that were not readily available to the average homebuyer. As new technology emerges and the real estate market continues to shift, real estate agents are worried abut the security of their industry.

 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, we’re diving into the future of real estate agents. We’ll discuss the data on real estate agents, how the industry is changing, and how real estate agents can make a lucrative career in their local markets. Press play to learn more!

 

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Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode435

 

Feb 21, 2019

So you’re ready to take the plunge and purchase your first rental property, but your spouse isn’t so sure? I’ve been there. You’re not alone. We hear from investors facing this same predicament all the time! Chances are, there’s a more financially conservative partner in every relationship, and so it’s no surprise if your spouse needs little convincing. Natali and I experienced this in our relationship, and we want to share with you how we got on the same page.

 

On this episode, Natali and I are discussing how you can prepare convincing information and facts to help your spouse better understand real estate investing. We’ll share seven specific strategies you can use to get your spouse on board. You won’t want to miss this episode of Investing in Real Estate!

 

This episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by Audible. With Audible, you get access to an unbeatable selection of audiobooks including bestsellers, motivation, mysteries, thrillers, memoirs, and more. Get started with a free 30-day trial by visiting audible.com/investing or text INVESTING to 500500.

 

Today’s episode is also sponsored by the NoteCast app by EX-IQ! NoteCast is a game-changer. You can use it to subscribe and listen to all of your favorite podcasts, but you can also use it to save portions of the podcast whenever you want—and it even automatically generates a transcript for you. You can download NoteCast for iOS or Android by going to notecast.app, and we’ve got a special offer for our listeners: Try it FREE for 60 days by entering code CLAYTON at signup.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode434

 

Feb 20, 2019

Just like any other business model, sometimes in real estate investing, things go wrong. From soured business partnerships to unexpected repairs, it’s inevitable that you will hit a few roadblocks throughout your investing career.

 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, Natali and I are sharing how to keep your cool when things go awry in your real estate business. We’re discussing why real estate can be so emotional, tips for rationalizing through the pain points, and why it’s so important to not overreact. Don’t miss episode 433!

 

Today’s episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by Pitney Bowes! SendPro Online by Pitney Bowes is an online software that helps you save time and money no matter what you send. SendPro Online is only $14.99/mo, and listeners can get a FREE 30 day trial when you visit pb.com/clayton.

 

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode433

 

Feb 18, 2019

Do you love the idea of getting started in real estate investing, but simply lack the motivation? It’s easy to come up with excuses, but if you’re serious about creating financial freedom, you’ll have to leave procrastination behind and get motivated. 

On this episode of Investing in Real Estate, I’m sharing simple five-step action plan you can use to channel your motivation and reach your goals! You’ll learn about banishing distractions, getting clear about your goals, and much more. Come along for episode 432!

 

This episode is also sponsored by NetSuite by Oracle, the business management software that handles every aspect of your business in an easy to use cloud platform. Right now, NetSuite is offering you valuable insights to overcome the obstacles that are holding you back - for FREE. Download the free guide, Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth at netsuite.com/clayton.

Book a call with our team: https://goo.gl/qr6iat 
Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode432

 

Feb 14, 2019

If you want to take control of your retirement accounts, a self-directed IRA could be a great option for you. A self-directed account allows you choose what types of investments you think will perform best, instead of letting your custodian choose for you.

 

On this episode, Natali and I are sitting down with our self-directed IRA expert, Hayley Neeley! Hayley is here to help us answer your questions about how to maximize your account! We’ll talk about the finer details of how to invest in real estate with a self-directed IRA, and how to become empowered in your wealth building! Don’t miss this episode of Investing in Real Estate!

 

This episode of Investing in Real Estate is sponsored by SimpliSafe. Fear has no place in a place like home. That’s been SimpliSafe’s mission since day one. Protect your home today, and enjoy free shipping on any system order by visiting simplisafe.com/investing.

 

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Show notes: http://morrisinvest.com/episode431

 

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