The March 2022 Commercial Real Estate Investing Newsletter

Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 239 - Let's Go Woke For a Second

In our nation’s moment of pandering to the far left, perhaps it’s time to pay homage to the simple fact that mobile home parks can be just as woke as the next business – only it’s a fact and not just a PR posturing. As the only sustainable form of housing that’s green due to size and environmentally friendly since it creates no pollution, we could out-woke even the wokest business without breaking a sweat.

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RV Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 50 - How To Cure Your Fear of Cold-Calling RV Park Owners

It’s a fact that the #1 fear of Americans is public speaking. It ranks one notch above death, which comes in at #2. With that type of fear permeating all levels of speaking before a strange audience, it only makes sense that cold-calling RV park owners to see if they want to sell would be far outside your comfort zone. But the fact is that cold-calling represents one of the best ways to find an RV park to buy at an attractive price, and without the inclusion of a broker.

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 48 - The Impact of 8%+ Inflation

Contrary to what the Biden administration may be telling you, higher inflation is unlikely just a temporary phase. If higher inflation is the new norm for America then how will that impact the self-storage industry? That’s the topic of this Self-Storage University podcast, which will focus on not only the impact but how to mitigate against the risks.

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Billboard Mastery Podcast: Episode 44 - Don’t Forget Access

It’s one thing to drive by a billboard, but another thing to actually get to it. When you build a sign or change the ads out it’s imperative that people and equipment have the ability to access it. In this Billboard Mastery podcast we’re going to focus on the many issues of gaining access to build and operate a billboard sign.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 238 - Spring Clean-Up Events

The advent of Spring brings new challenges to park owners in the form of lawn maintenance, higher water bills, and annual pothole repair. But it also brings forth an opportunity to improve your sense of community, property appearance, and dedication to pride of ownership in the form one single event: the Spring Clean-Up. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to review what these events are, why they work so well, and how it’s time to put one in your schedule.

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Take Action to Help Stop Mobile Home Fires in Your Park

The Holiday season invariably includes mobile home fires. Not necessarily in your park. Maybe only once a decade, if ever. But there’s no question that fires occur in mobile home parks more frequently in winter than summer.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 237 - The Return of The Gypsy Traveler and Rent Guarantee Scams

After over a decade-long absence, I am starting to see two of the greatest park buyer scams return to the marketplace: the “gypsy traveler” and the “rent guarantee”. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to expose how these two classic cons work and how you, as a buyers, can protect yourself from being taken advantage of.

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A Pessimist's Guide To Mobile Home Park Investing

Before you invest in anything, you need to carefully consider the good and bad aspects and see if it honestly meets your goals. That’s the purpose of this event titled “A Pessimist’s Guide to Mobile Home Park Investing”.

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RV Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 49 - A Guide To Making Offers

All RV park deals begin with a signed contract. But before you can have that written agreement, a price must be decided. In this RV Park Mastery podcast we’re going to discuss how to come up with that initial offer and why so many people can’t get the ball rolling in this regard. Too much thought can lead to “paralysis by analysis” and too little can lead to an endless stream of contracts cancelled and time wasted.

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 47 - Cars And Managers

If your self-storage facility has a manager – and they have a car – there’s a whole level of liability that you have to be protected against. In this Self-Storage University podcast we’re going to review the topic of how to properly mitigate the risk of managers driving their way into problems for your property. As you’ll see, there’s much more than just gas prices to worry about.

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Billboard Mastery Podcast: Episode 43 - Don’t Let Anyone Stand In Your Way

One of the most important moments in my billboard career stemmed not from a lease I successfully signed but one that I failed on. That setback put in motion a whole new perspective regarding the ways to approach the billboard industry, and life in general.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 236 - Ability, Liability And Reliability

Choosing contractors for any task in your mobile home park requires a thorough comparison of certain traits that can typically lead to success or failure. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to break down the algorhythm between selecting the cheap contractor vs. the more expensive options and how to make smart decisions using these criteria.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 235 - Lessons Learned From Covid

After nearly two years it would appear that the Covid crisis is officially over – at least in the minds of most people. Numbers are plummeting in both cases and political popularity. Businesses have abandoned mask mandates regardless of governmental directive and politicians are ending masking requirements before they have to go job hunting. It’s kind of like when the Berlin wall came down.

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