Gerry Gatto - Investor Closing Costs, Disbursements, Title Insurance & All The Important Legal Stuff
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We're often asked to break down closing costs for investment properties or for any home purchase. On this episode of The Your Life! Your Terms! Show we chat with Gerry Gatto, of Gatto Law, to outline what legal fees and disbursements are typical when buying real estate. Some investors try to save $50 by comparing legal fees but in their savings they don't realize some of the services they may NOT be receiving. On this episode, we finally break it all down. Gerry is a very experienced lawyer and we always have a blast learning from him. You can find Gerry Gatto at
Invest Like a Boss
Invest Like a Boss
Sam Marks & Johnny FD
172: Invest in Farmland with FarmTogether CEO Artem Milinchuk
Artem has over 11 years of finance experience in food, agriculture, and farmland. Prior to founding FarmTogether, Artem was employee #1 and CFO/VP of Operations at Full Harvest Technologies, a now post-Series A B2B platform for buying and selling produce. He previously worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Sprott Resource Holdings, E&Y and PwC. Artem holds an MBA from The Wharton School, and a BA and MA in Economics from the Higher School of Economics. Listen to ILAB 172 on iTunes here or subscribe on your favorite podcast app. Where we are: * Johnny FD – Sri Lanka / IG @johnnyfdk * Sam Marks – Thailand / IG @imsammarks * Derek Spartz - Venice / IG @DerekRadio Sponsor: * FarmTogether * Support Invest Like a Boss: Join our Patreon Discussed: * FarmTogether Like these investments? Try them with these special ILAB links: * ArtofFX – Start with just a $10,000 account (reduced from $25,000) * Fundrise – Start with only $1,000 into their REIT funds (non-accredited investors OK) * Betterment – Get up to 1 year managed free * Wealthfront – Get your first $15,000 managed free * PeerStreet – Get a 1% yield bump on your first loan *Johnny and Sam use all of the above services personally. Time Stamps: * 07:04 – What got you involved in farmland investing? * 09:22 – How does it differ to commercial and residential real estate? * 11:25 – How does it compare to traditional investing? * 14:15 – Does technology help in the challenge of making more food with less land? * 16:39 – Why are so few investors in this asset? * 20:38 – How can farmland help with an expected inflation in the economy? * 21:38 – With the population moving out of the city, is this affecting the availability of farmland? * 24:20 – How do you qualify to invest in FarmTogether? * 28:23 – What is someone actually buying when investing? * 30:54 – How are returns generated? * 32:34 – Which is the best crop to invest in? * 34:27 – Do the commodities vary in price? * 36:11 – Can you get out of the deal early? * 36:59 – How does FarmTogether profit from these deals? * 37:45 – Can you explain the option of sole proprietorship? * 38:41 – Are there any bonuses for investors? * 40:23 – What are some really good sources of education on farmland and farming? * 42:26 – Johnny and Derek review If you enjoyed this episode, do us a favor and share it! Also if you haven’t already, please take a minute to leave us a 5-star review on iTunes and claim your bonus here! Copyright 2021. All rights reserved. Read our disclaimer here.
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The FORT with Chris Powers
The FORT with Chris Powers
Chris Powers
#116: Mitchell Baldridge, CFP/CPA - Founder of Baldridge Financial
Mitchell Baldridge is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner with vast experience in corporate accounting, business advisory, and financial planning. His passion is building lifelong relationships with business owners to help them thrive. On this episode, Mitchell and Chris discuss the nuances in financial planning for business owners, best practices to take before selling your business, bulletproof ways for normal people to save on taxes, Twitter and more. Enjoy! Follow Chris on Twitter: Learn more about Chris Powers and Fort Capital: Follow Chris on LinkedIn: Follow Mitchell on Twitter: (02:51) - Mitchell’s Story and What He Does Today (05:46) - Knowing How to Make Money vs. Knowing How to Invest Money (06:40) - Thought Experiment: Family business owner, late in a career, $50 M company w/ three kids & grandkids and no planning. What do you recommend? (16:02) - Is there a certain dollar amount you need to start thinking about this planning? (17:03) - Setting up a Giving Plan (21:10) - The Fractional Family Offices & Creative Planning (24:32) - What technology are you using right now? (25:30) - Twitter Q: Why do most CPAs act like they work for the IRS instead of their client? (28:58) - What’s it like to be so intimately involved with people making incredible amounts of money? (30:22) - If you’re selling your business, are there best practices to do a few years out? (32:35) - What’s a Loan Out Corp? (34:48) - Do they need audited financials years in advance? (35:34) - What is QSBS? (Qualified Small Business Stock) (28:25) - How does a SPAC work? (Special Purpose Acquisition Company) (40:17) - What are some outlandish ways you’ve seen people avoid taxes? (41:36) - Is there a bulletproof way to save on taxes for the average person? (42:59) - What’s a cash balance pension plan? (45:12) - What are the benefits for Multi-Family vs. Commercial asset classes with Cost & Bonus Depreciation? (54:42) - What pieces of real properties (parking areas, concrete on commercial areas, etc.) are often overlooked for bonus depreciation? (56:12) - Is the best practice to call your CPA after every deal? (58:04) - How do you most efficiently structure a holding company with both operating and real estate investments? (1:00:07) - How do you best structure family businesses that will succeed from one generation to another? (1:02:34) - What is the coolest way you’ve seen a family set benchmarks for grandkids to actually earn money from a plan? (1:05:36) - How are you thinking about growing your business going forward? (1:08:46) - Twitter as a Mode for Growth (1:12:55) - Nick Huber (1:16:40) - Do you have a childhood experience that shaped the direction of your life? (1:18:50) - Is there something you believe that a lot of people around you don’t? (1:19:38) - What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? (1:20:30) - Do you have a book that you love? Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill Choose yourself by James Altucher (1:21:41) - What’s the best way for people to reach you? The FORT with Chris Powers is produced by Straight Up Podcasts
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Real Estate & Financial Independence Podcast
Real Estate & Financial Independence Podcast
Chad Coach Carson
#155: How to Estimate Rehab Costs For Investment Properties - Interview With J Scott
Episode #155 - Real estate investing usually involves rehabbing (aka remodeling) a property. But how do you estimate rehab costs and decide what repairs need to be done if you're not a remodeling expert? In this episode, J Scott, the author of The Book on Estimating Rehab Costs and The Book on Flipping Houses shares his process that anyone can learn. You'll also learn about the business of flipping houses and how to make money as a side hustle or as a full-time, six-figure business. Companion article/show notes: __________ 🏘️REAL ESTATE IN YOUR RETIREMENT ACCOUNT? This is a strategy I've used successfully for years, but you've got to make sure you have a custodian that specializes in this type of investment. I personally use and highly recommend my friends at American IRA. You can watch a short video, get an information guide, or set-up a free consultation at __________ 🎧SUBSCRIBE to the podcast for more episodes about how to achieve financial independence and do what matters using real estate investing! ---------------- ▶️WATCH my YouTube channel - Coach Carson TV - for tutorials, tips, strategies, and interviews ---------------- 📋 GET MY FREE REAL ESTATE INVESTOR TOOLKIT ---------------- FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM 📸 ---------------- READ MY BOOK ON RETIRING EARLY 📚 ---------------- 👋👋 SAY HI ON SOCIAL
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