Grant, Teach Me Something!

Every week at 11am CST, Grant Kemp from CreativeCashflow.com is in the #PropelioStudio attempting to teach Ryan all the secrets to having a successful #RealEstateInvestor business.

GTMS Ep 68: How I Built $6mm as a Broke Employee

How did I go from being a broke 9-5 worker to having a six million dollar portfolio – in less than two years? In this video I’ll explain how I did it – and how you can follow in my footsteps. Daniel and I will talk about the stages of the…

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GTMS Ep 67: What You Need to Know About Market Cycles

When it comes to real estate – which market cycle are we in right now? What does it mean – and what should we do in this current cycle? What can we expect for the market in the near future? How can you make millions of dollars from the new cycle we will soon…

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GTMS Ep 66: What Lies Are You Telling Yourself About Retirement?

GTMS Ep 66: What Lies Are You Telling Yourself About Retirement?

Can you imagine yourself retiring 10 years from now? How about 5? Or even 6 months? In this episode I sit down with Daniel and we talk retirement. First of all, we’ll chat about how much you need in passive income to be able to retire. Hint: it’s not about the number of…

GTMS Ep 65: What’s Happening to Wholesaling?

GTMS Ep 65: What’s Happening to Wholesaling?

Recently I’ve heard a TON of people asking – “What in the world is happening to my wholesaling business?” The market is shifting and a lot of changes are happening! It’s crucial to know what’s going on, so you can make sure you’re not destined to fail within the next…

GTMS Ep 64: 3 Steps to Explaining Sub2 Wraps to Your Seller

GTMS Ep 64: 3 Steps to Explaining Sub2 Wraps to Your Seller

Do you find it difficult and confusing to explain Sub2 Wraps to your seller? In this video, Grant and Ryan will cover some of the very important points you need to know about explaining Sub2 Wraps to your seller. You’ll learn many important things, such as: How to explain the…

GTMS Ep 62: 3 Steps to Dodd-Frank Compliance

GTMS Ep 62: 3 Steps to Dodd-Frank Compliance

What is Dodd-Frank? Well, it’s a long story. But, in a nutshell Senator Chris Dodd and Congressman Barney Frank introduced a law that overhauled financial regulation in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2007/2008. How does this affect you as an investor? That’s what we’re going to…

GTMS Ep 61: 3 Steps to a Perfect Deal Analysis

GTMS Ep 61: 3 Steps to a Perfect Deal Analysis

Know thy sums. Know thy strategies. Know thy seller. These are the three commandments of perfect deal analysis. Deal analysis is super important. It’s the main goal you’re working towards with all the other steps you take. (But of course, the deal isn’t a deal until that sweet money…

GTMS Ep 60: 3 Steps to Getting Your First Deal

GTMS Ep 60: 3 Steps to Getting Your First Deal

Your first deal might not be your biggest deal of your real estate investing career… but it is A BIG DEAL. Closing that first deal is the beginning of your journey, the start of something amazing, and an incredibly satisfying feeling. It’s the moment when you think, “Yes, I really CAN do this.”

GTMS Ep 59: 3 Steps to Avoiding Servicing Nightmares

GTMS Ep 59: 3 Steps to Avoiding Servicing Nightmares

Servicing can be tricky – you can get screwed by a bad servicer, or accidentally screw yourself if you try to do it on your own! Whenever you create a note – that note needs to be serviced. A third party servicer deals with the escrows, cutting the checks and sending you a 1099 so you know…

GTMS Ep 57: 3 Steps to Lead Generation

GTMS Ep 57: 3 Steps to Lead Generation

What do we want? LEADS! When do we want them? NOW! And next week! And the week after that! The truth is, a steady stream of leads is essential for running your business. In this video, Ryan and I will talk leads, leads and more leads. This video is all about…

GTMS Ep 56: 3 Steps to Creating a Successful Partnership

GTMS Ep 56: 3 Steps to Creating a Successful Partnership

Batman and Robin. Han Solo and Chewbacca. Sherlock Holmes and Watson. Calvin and Hobbes. Dr. Emmett Brown and Marty McFly. When you find the right partner, you can be SO much greater than you could be on your own. Ryan and I absolutely believe in the power of partnerships. In the big world of…

GTMS Ep 55: 3 Steps to Arriving at a Good ARV

GTMS Ep 55: 3 Steps to Arriving at a Good ARV

ARV could stand for a lot of things. Angry Roving Vultures. Accelerating Road Velocity. Aardvarks Remain Vicious. But today, we are talking about After Repair Value. This is, of course, the estimated future value of a property after it’s been repaired. It includes both its purchase price and the value of the…

GTMS Ep 54: 3 Steps to Repeat Cash Buyers

When you contract a house for cheap, the aim is to find someone who is willing to buy it from you for a little bit more. In this video, the amazing Fabiola and I will teach you the three essential steps to take if you wanna find cash buyers.

GTMS Ep 53: 3 Steps to Finding and Closing Free Leads

Who doesn’t love free leads? In today’s episode, I’m going to show you three steps to getting FREE leads. Some of the very important points we will cover include: Where to find networking events in your area. Why online networking can be just as helpful as in-person events. A powerful question…

GTMS Ep 52: How to Talk to a Seller

In this video, I’m going to expose myself to you. (Don’t worry, it’s not that kind of video.) I simply mean that I am going to share with you some books and sources of knowledge that I’ve used over the years and maybe haven’t mentioned before. These are books in which you’ll find…

GTMS Ep 51: Live From Austin!

This is a very special episode of Grant Teach Me Something. I’m coming to you live from Austin! Today the hot-button topic is SB42. What does this bill mean for real estate investors like us? Essentially, the bill says that we will not be able to wrap a mortgage that has…

GTMS Ep 50: Deal Analysis: Backing Into the Deal

Today we are going to talk about something really important: Deal Analysis. You’re going to learn how to analyze the value of a deal, without looking at it like a wholesaler would. There’s more than one way to skin a cat – and more than one way to make a deal work.

GTMS Ep 49: EMERGENCY MEETING: Threatening Texas laws in session NOW

**If you do business in Texas – pay attention to this!** There is a BIG meeting coming up that is critical for everyone in Texas who offers seller financing. It’s called the Texas Home & Mortgage Symposium and some major decisions will be made about the future of seller financing.

GTMS Ep 48: Building a YouTube Channel for Real Estate Investors

Guess what guys? YouTube isn’t just for watching cute videos of dogs and goats becoming unlikely best friends. It can also be used as a powerful marketing tool for your real estate business. To teach us about using YouTube to its full potential, we have special guest Connor Steinbrook.

GTMS Ep 47: How to Structure Private Money

Using private capital to fund your deals is a perfect match. They have the money, you have the real estate knowledge – it’s a win-win situation. There are tons of people out there who have capital and are looking for a real estate expert to show them where to place it.

GTMS Ep 46: How to Use IRA Private Money Lenders

This week Ryan and I discuss how you can tap into IRA private money lenders for your real estate investing business. More importantly, we are going to discuss how this type of relationship is a WIN-WIN situation. After all – we are not asking for money. We are offering to give someone…

GTMS Ep 45: Subject To Real Estate Investing Explained

This week we go back to basics and dive into one of the most important aspects of what we do: Subject To. If you’ve just been nodding along so far but you’re secretly still a bit confused about how it all works, don’t worry. We’ve all been there! This is a great chance to…

GTMS Ep 44: How to Do a Billion Dollars in Notes

Welcome to 2019! I hope you had a restful Christmas break… Because we are going to kick things into serious high gear! Are you ready? Today I have a VERY special guest: Eddie Speed from The Note School. Eddie has done over $3 BILLION in notes. Not million… BILLION. To put that into perspective…

GTMS Ep 43: How to Retire Off Of 10 Rentals

Wow, can you believe this is the last video of 2018? (And oh boy, it’s a good one. Just packed with golden nuggets!) It’s all about retirement. After all, isn’t that why we are all here? So we can set ourselves up for the lifestyle we want in retirement?

GTMS Ep 42: Dealing With Depression as An Entrepreneur

There’s one thing that will affect your success as an entrepreneur more than your marketing materials, the staff you hire or the way you answer the phone… It’s your mental health. Which is why it’s so important to take care of yourself – especially in this high-pressure business. In this episode…

GTMS Ep 41: How to Source Leads and Build a Business for the Crash

Today is a very special day. (I have my spiffy jacket on and everything!) Because today I get to talk to Tang Wynn, a truly impressive entrepreneur and real estate investor. (You guys, Tang is the real deal and I’m excited to have him on the show!) We get into some…

GTMS Ep 40: How Note Sales Work!

Let’s talk about Notes! No, not musical notes, or the handwritten note you passed to your crush in middle school. (Do you like me? Circle Yes or No.) I’m talking about another awesome way for you to make money on your properties. A note is basically a mortgage. When you can be…

GTMS Ep 39: With Special Guest Scott Horne

Hey guys… so you know how I always make sure to state that I’m not a lawyer whenever I’m talking about legal stuff? This week, we’ve brought in special guest Scott Horne who actually IS a lawyer. He’ll be teaching us all about the legal side of seller financing – which is…

GTMS Ep 38: Let’s Talk About Wraps

In the first season of Grant Teach Me Something, we covered a lot of topics in a kinda scattergun approach. In this second season, we’re going back in and focusing even more on the nitty gritty of these topics – breaking them down with concrete examples and actionable tips you can…

GTMS Ep 36: The Reality of Getting Started – with Chase Howard

In this very special episode I talk to Chase Howard, one of my mentor students. He used to work in the oil industry, but now he’s busting his butt to become a real estate investor. Many people have the (wrong) impression that real estate investing is easier than a…

GTMS Ep 35: Part3 Building Sub2 Portfolios

First of all… this episode starts with an acknowledgement of the fact that we messed up last week. Ryan didn’t sing the theme song, and we are deeply sorry. But we DO make up for it this week by offering you a super-helpful, in-depth guide to seller financing…

GTMS Ep 34: 2X Cash and LTV Requirements

In this video I will teach you 3 main rules of thumb I LIVE by when analyzing a Seller Financing deal. If you look at these 3 factors, you’ll get a clear picture of whether or not an owner financed deal will be profitable for you. For example, remember a…

GTMS Ep 33: Is your Copy Compelling?

(This is one of the most important videos in this entire series!) Any written pieces that you use to market your business are known as “copy.” Email marketing, blog posts, website content… it’s all copy. And you guys… copy is super important! When you are creating your marketing copy – knowing…

GTMS Ep 32: Refinancing your wraps

You’ve heard me talk about wraps in previous videos – and now I’m going to tell you all about refinancing your wraps. After all, since you don’t own the property you can’t refinance it traditionally. That’s where a “collateral assignment” comes into play. In this episode, I’ll teach you how…

GTMS Ep 31: 7 Reasons Seller Financing WINS

Okay… so if you’ve been paying attention so far you’ll know that I love Seller Financing. I love it like Scooby Doo loves Scooby snacks. I love it like Ross loves dinosaurs. I love it like Kanye loves Kanye. (You get the point.) In this episode, I’ll tell you 7 reasons…

GTMS Ep 30: Insurance for Owner Finance & Wraps

Guys – this one is important. You’re gonna need to have the right insurance policy when you are dealing with owner financing and wraps. It’s incredibly important – especially when you are doing Subject 2 deals. In this video we will discuss how to find the right insurance for your owner finance…

GTMS Ep 29: Lets go Motto!

I don’t often do motivational material – as I think a lot of other real estate investors are a bit disingenuous when they brag about their lucrative #hustle lifestyle (while leaning on the hood of their fancy cars, surrounded by beautiful women.) The problem with social media is that we are comparing…

GTMS Ep 25: Rentals vs Owner Finance…

Today’s episode is a head to head battle. Grant vs Daniel. Seller Financing vs Rentals. Which is the best way to make money? Which will be the most profitable for you? Daniel and I will hash it out and show you the pros and cons of each option. (I mean…

GTMS Ep 24: Dodd-Frank Break Down

If you plan to get into seller financing at all, you need to understand Dodd-Frank. Believe it or not… I’ve actually read Dodd-Frank. (The entire, long, detailed, boring thing.) It’s a collection of amendments to existing laws and it’s pretty important to understand how it affects you as…

GTMS Ep 23: Customize profits for YOUR best deal

Many people ask me when they get started, “How can I make the best deal?” But the answer really depends on you. And it all depends on how much cash, knowledge and time you have. In this video I’ll explain how you can assess your strengths and find YOUR best…

GTMS Ep 22: Selling Notes

What are the benefits of selling a note to someone? What do you need to keep in mind when you do? What does it mean to have “good paper”? What does Unpaid Principal Balance mean? I’ll answer all those questions and more in this comprehensive guide to selling notes.

GTMS Ep 21: How to Make Money Buying at Full Retail Price

The market is competitive and there are a lot of times when sellers will want you to buy their home for full retail price. Can you really make money that way? The answer is… YES! In fact, this method of bringing in cash flow can actually be better than rentals…

GTMS Ep 20: Using private money from “Lenders” with less than $80,000

Private money is one of the big cornerstones of making anything work in this business. But it’s also pretty mysterious – because we have a lot of hang-ups about talking to people about money. In this video, you’ll learn how to confidently approach people with private money and ask them to…

GTMS Ep 19: Yin-Yang your way into closing more deals

In Chinese philosophy, the concept of yin and yang states that seemingly opposite forces may actually be complementary – and interdependent – in the natural world. What does that have to do with real estate investing? In this episode, we talk about how you can find another investor who has the opposite…

GTMS Ep 18: Negotiations – Head, Heart, Gut

This just might be one of the most important videos in this series. Why? Because it introduces one of the core concepts you must understand when it comes to negotiations. Not only will it help you to improve your negotiations, understanding the content of this video will also help you…

GTMS Ep 17: Contract for Deed & Lease Options

(Don’t worry about the flickering screen at the very beginning of this video – Ryan fixes it a few seconds in!) Anyway, in this video I’ll explain everything you need to know about contract for deed and lease options – a very important topic. A lease option is a form of contract…

GTMS Ep 16: Due-On-Sale Clause

The Due-on-Sale Clause is one of the most important things you’ll need to know about when you get into seller financing. Pretty much all mortgage loans made in the USA by institutional lenders contain a Due-on-Sale Clause. Basically, it states that if the seller sells…

GTMS Ep 14: Property Valuation!

Knowing your numbers is ridiculously important. The most important number you need to know? What your property will be worth once you finish fixing it up. How do you do that? You look at the value of similar properties that are comparable, known as “comps”. In this episode, I’ll show you…

GTMS Ep 13: Get to the YES! Negotiation Techniques

Would you rather have 5 leads and buy 5 houses? Or have 100 leads, but end up buying zero houses? Yup. That’s what I thought. It’s not the amount of leads you have that’s most important – it’s whether or not you can close those deals. The good news is that…

GTMS Ep 12: Deal Analysis Part 2

(WAIT! Before you watch this episode – be sure to watch Deal Analysis Part 1 first!) In this interactive follow-up episode, we will be taking calls from investors just like you and answering questions. We’ll take to the trusty whiteboard and crunch the actual numbers of real deals our callers are…

GTMS Ep 11: Deal Analysis Part 1

If you’ve been watching these episodes in order you’ve already learned quite a bit about Seller Financing. Now, it’s time to take a deep dive into the art of Deal Analysis. Deal Analysis means being able to figure out the real numbers on a deal so you can determine whether…

GTMS Ep 10: Wraps? What’s that?

I’m not talking about buffalo chicken wraps (although those are certainly delicious) – I’m talking about Wraparound Mortgages. They are a form of seller financing that I like to call a “disposition model”. Wraps allow you to make money on the deal once you have purchased it “subject to” – or even…

GTMS Ep 8: How many houses I need to buy to retire?

How would you like to retire at 40? Sounds pretty great, right? After all, if you can achieve financial independence and a passive income from your investments by then – why wait until you are 65 to stop working and enjoy life? If you want to make that goal happen…

GTMS Ep 7: (Basics) Terms & Acronyms

If you’re new to Seller Financing, you might think that I’ve been speaking Klingon all this time. And I must admit, I do tend to ramble on with a TON of real estate jargon and acronyms. I don’t blame you for feeling a little lost! So, in this video we break down…

GTMS Ep 6: Sub2 Basics

What in the heck is Subject 2? A bunch of people were asking me to explain the basics of the Subject 2 strategy – so we really dug into the details on this video. In a nutshell, Subject 2 means “I’m going to buy your house, subject to the underlying mortgage…

GTMS Ep 5: Foreclose on yourself to wipe out 2nd Lien!

If you can ignore the ridiculous sparkly Christmas headgear I’m wearing in this video – you’ll learn about how to foreclose on yourself to wipe out the second lien. Foreclose on yourself? That sounds like a crazy thing to do… right? However, there are advantages to playing the Ebenezer Scrooge to…

GTMS Ep 4: Creative Marketing Pieces! (#SoundsSexy)

When you send out marketing pieces, don’t just send out the same letters that all the other real estate investors send to everyone else. I mean, come on! You’ve gotta be more creative than that. In this video, I’ll share with you some of the most powerful and effective marketing tips…

GTMS Ep 3: The “Hairy Arm Principal” #NegotiationTechniques

In this episode, I’ll teach you guys about one of my favorite negotiation techniques – the Hairy Arm Principal. This technique is like an advanced chess move – one that works so well because it anticipates what your opponent will do. It’s actually a negotiation technique that you can apply in…

GTMS Ep 2: Make more money with the 2 LLC system

How does having two LLCs make you more money? In the last video I showed you how LLCs help you to foreclose quickly and easily and get your asset back if you need to. In this episode, I’ll talk about how having two LLCs will also help you to make…

GTMS Ep 1: Benefits of multiple LLCs

In this episode, I’ll explain why it’s beneficial to set up not one, but TWO LLCs for seller financing. I’ll cover: How this allows you to sell the property to yourself, which will let you stay in first lien position. Why two LLCs help you to foreclose on a property more easily.

Grant Kemp

Instructor

Grant Kemp has originated over $75 million dollars worth of seller financed mortgages. Having started out his professional career in IT, Grant likes to focus on systems and processes that put the puzzle pieces together. In this business knowledge is power, and Grant takes knowledge very seriously. Watch the entire module for this no holds barred, fire hydrant hose open at full blast, barrage of knowledge to take to the streets!