One of my longtime real estate friends, Jeff Watson, joins the show today to talk about the most important things to know right now as an investor. He has been through multiple market cycles as a residential and commercial investor and has great insight when it comes to where the current cycle is heading. For those who are interested in real estate investments, whether active, passive, or boots on the ground, this episode is for you.
Listen in as Jeff explains how investing strategy is changing and what you need to do as an investor in the coming months in order to continue protecting and growing your wealth. He also shares his unique perspective on real estate as a trial lawyer, how he represents clients in commercial and residential matters, and what you need to pay closer attention to when choosing who you work with on investments and how you go about your investing.
- 1:37 – Who Jeff is and why he has a unique perspective on real estate.
- 4:31 – His role in lobbying, tax code, mortgages, land regulation, and more.
- 7:24 – The other side of the cycle and what’s changing in the way investors should be investing.
- 9:24 – Counterparty risk and what you need to be paying close attention to.
- 12:17 – Why community banks are so important and bigger problems that have been caused by the government.
- 14:16 – Important areas that Jeff is advocating for.
- 17:11 – Why it’s so important not to be naïve and complacent.
- 22:48 – What loan covenants are and what you need to know about them.
- 27:12 – What to expect with so many banks being under scrutiny now and the importance of buying creatively.
Featured on the Show:
- Jeff Watson: Website | Firm | LinkedIn | Instagram
- Quest Trust Company
- National Real Estate Association
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