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Lifestyles Unlimited is a real estate investing and mentoring group where we walk people through the process of location, evaluation, negotiation, closing, and long-term management of everything from single family homes all the way up to 600 unit apartment complexes.

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    (July 1, 2022) Strategies & Tactics to Effectively Invest in Real Estate

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 36:46

    With the right roadmap, real estate is a generous investment vehicle to create cash flow and build lasting wealth. Giving examples of overarching goals to strive for as a real estate investor, Andy Webb backs them up with supportive strategies and tactics to achieve them. Click to Listen Now

    (July 1, 2022) Syndications Done Right

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 36:02

    Chances are you've seen promotional videos for real estate syndicators with their flashy cars, fancy suits, and over-the-top salesmanship. You may not realize that these syndicators charge fees, offer lower returns, and provide less protection for their passive partners. Today, Del Walmsley talks about how he took steps to avoid such predatory deals, remedy these problems, a pave a better way forward. Click to Listen Now

    (June 30, 2022) 7 Elements for an Abundant Lifestyle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 37:22

    Thinking back to his transition from combat to retirement and reentering the workforce, Al Gordon was not in a good place. Joining Lifestyles Unlimited, he not only learned how to retire for good with the passive income from effective real estate investments but also 7 things to focus on for achieving a balanced and abundant lifestyle.   Click to Listen Now

    (June 30, 2022) The Lifestyles Unlimited Business Model

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 35:34

    “Lifestyles Unlimited, to me, was like entering a family business in its fifth or sixth generation,” says Dallas Multifamily Mentor, Don Rowell. Today he and Del Walmsley talk about the core business practices that make or break small businesses, and how Lifestyles Unlimited sets up members to succeed and build generational wealth. Click to Listen Now

    (June 29, 2022) Money Moving From Stocks Into Multifamily Real Estate

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 36:13

    Inflation and talk of a recession have prompted people of all types to divest from the stock market and move their money into income-producing real estate assets. Although you may not have seen the signs, Al Gordon takes us back in time to look at market trends and stresses the importance of having accurate information and an education to make effective investment decisions. Click to Listen Now

    (June 29, 2022) Make Your Net Worth Work for You

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 36:17

    Mike Harrison hosts the show today for Del Walmsley, reflecting on the first time he heard the message of financial freedom from Del. Having fed part of his corporate paycheck into a 401(k) and IRA for 20 years with a ZERO dollar return, the fact that his net worth could pay him passive income was a profound mindset change and today he passes on the better plan for an early retirement than working and saving and hoping it will be enough. Click to Listen Now

    (June 28, 2022) Rents & Raises

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 37:10

    Inflation is increasing prices everywhere including rental rates and the costs associated with operating rental properties. Easing fears about the affordability of quality rental housing, Al Gordon shares statistical information about the correlation of rising rents and resident incomes. Click to Listen Now

    (June 28, 2022) The Secret to Building Wealth Is Buying Cash Flow

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 30:52

    Hosting the show today for Del Walmsley, Mike Harrison shares the simple concept to wealth creation that has changed his life. Starting with 1 small rental house and not a whole lot of money, Mike followed the map and education at Lifestyles Unlimited and is now a partner in over 3,500 doors! Click to Listen Now

    (June 27, 2022) 5 Myths Busted About Passive Real Estate Investing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 36:37

    Following the recent sale of a Multifamily property he passively invested in 4 years ago, Mike Harrison used a small portion of the proceeds to take his family on the vacation of a lifetime. Receiving an article written by a financial planner who thinks that passive real estate investing is a myth, Mike debunks the reasoning by filling in the pieces that this planner doesn't understand about effectively investing in cash-flowing assets. Click to Listen Now

    (June 27, 2022) Getting the “Big Rocks” Right

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 35:31

    Del Walmsley shines a light on bad choices that are often made early in life, negatively impacting the next 30-50 years. Effective life planning starts with getting the right big rocks in your jar, so you don't look back realizing you made the wrong decisions when it's too late.  Click to Listen Now

    (June 24, 2022) Rental Demand Increasing With Rising Interest Rates 

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 36:03

    Inflation is driving down home sales with rising interest rates but the demand for quality rental properties is strengthening as a result. Andy Webb responds to questions about adapting your investing criteria to thrive through these economic changes, and shares information from the Chief Economist of the National Association of Realtors, forecasting good news for real estate investors! Click to Listen Now

    (June 24, 2022) Following the Wrong Map Will Take You to the Wrong Destinations in Life 

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 35:47

    Sometimes when we're trying to work through a problem, we fail to take a step back to evaluate the plan we're using to solve it. The result is reaching a flawed destination procured from a flawed map, which produces a flawed outlook on life. Listen as Del Walmsley untangles this vicious cycle that has one of his listeners firmly in its grasp. Click to Listen Now

    (June 23, 2022) Why Your Financial Planner Isn't Telling You About Real Estate Investing Returns 

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 35:55

    Residential income-producing properties are proven to be the best asset class to build wealth through inflationary times, but your financial planner can't help you do it. Al Gordon shares trend data and predictive analysis on investing in the Houston housing market, 1 of 7 cities across the Nation that has fully recovered to pre-pandemic employment levels and signaling strong economic growth. Click to Listen Now

    (June 23, 2022) How Everyday People Are Achieving Financial Freedom 

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 37:12

    Opening the mailbag, Del Walmsley shares questions and stories from regular people who are changing their lives through real estate investing. If you think that The Lifestyle is unattainable, listen and learn how you too can make it your reality.  Click to Listen Now

    (June 22, 2022) The FIRE Movement – A Minimalist Approach to Retirement That Still Doesn't Work

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 37:18

    The stock market is falling and followers of the FIRE movement are worried about their financial future. Al Gordon explains the Financial Independence Retire Early concept and why real estate investing is more effective at creating consistent passive income and retiring early, regardless of stock prices. Click to Listen Now

    (June 22, 2022) Commitments That Ruin Your Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 35:39

    Success in life is directly linked to your ability to choose the right commitments, which can have devastating or uplifting results. Del Walmsley calls out common commitments that prevent people from breaking free from mediocre lives and gives alternative examples of how to be in control of your own financial freedom. Click to Listen Now

    (June 21, 2022) Optometrist Moves His Money From the Stock Market Into Real Estate, Reaching Financial Freedom in 3 Years!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 33:44

    Surviving 3 stock market crashes, Bob S. went from losing 50% of his savings to making a 134% average return on his first 3 Multifamily deals as a passive investor! Speaking today with Al Gordon, he shares how investing in both Single Family and Multifamily properties have changed not only his life but his mom's life and kids as well. Click to Listen Now

    (June 21, 2022) Tell Del Tuesday – The Investor Cycle From Beginner to Multifamily Mentor

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 35:24

    Mike Spotts bought his first rental property right out of college, continuing to add Single Family houses to his portfolio until he RETIRED with the passive income from his real estate assets! Speaking today with Del Walmsley, they share stories from their experience as successful investors and give insights on the openness, support, and trust established within the Lifestyles Unlimited community. Click to Listen Now

    (June 20, 2022) 5 Reasons to Buy Real Estate Outside of a Self-Directed IRA

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 37:05

    Mike Harrison first started buying real estate within his SDIRA, later learning from Lifestyles Unlimited that there is a much more effective way to invest in these assets. Today he responds to listeners' who are fed up with stock market losses by sharing the 5 ways self-owned rental properties make money more effectively than any wall street controlled savings fund.   Click to Listen Now

    (June 20, 2022) The Power of Dissatisfaction to Change Your Life for the Better

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 36:01

    Approaching Thanksgiving, Del is thankful for the ability to be dissatisfied. Why? Because healthy dissatisfaction causes you to get off the couch and investigate the options that are available to improve your circumstance. Listen to learn how to apply this power to change your life this holiday season! Click to Listen Now

    (June 17, 2022) Cash Flow or Capital Gains?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 35:20

    Cash Flow and Capital Gains are two of the ways effective real estate investments will put money in your pocket, but which one should you focus on? Today Andy Webb focuses on how you can create more Cash Flow in your life which will escalate you to a place of financial freedom! Click to Listen Now

    (June 17, 2022) The Best Type of Business Money Can Buy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 37:28

    Curtis Haines, a Lifestyles Unlimited Multifamily Mentor, joins Del Walmsley on the air to look at how Multifamily investing stacks up against virtually any other type of business in the world. Click to Listen Now

    (June 16, 2022) The Best Investment You Can Make Right Now

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 37:23

    In spite of the US economy verging on a recession, the rental real estate market continues showing signs of strength. As people bail out of the stock market to invest in more stable assets, Al Gordon stresses the importance of having access to accurate information and a team of top industry experts to educate you on how to successfully create a cash-flowing business.   Click to Listen Now

    (June 16, 2022) Goal Setting Gone Wrong & the Danger of “Dead Equity”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 36:14

    Del Walmsley responds to a video of an amateur goal-setting guru giving life-crippling advice, shifting to explain the need to create income-producing assets instead of traditional dead equity homes that do nothing to benefit you. Lastly, Del shares an article listing the top 10 markets for long-term real estate investing, and why they are likely to have lasting success. Click to Listen Now

    (June 15, 2022) The Slow Boat to Retirement

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 37:03

    Concerned about inflationary disruptions in their savings plans, recent news reports stated that 25% of Americans are delaying retirement due to inflation. Al Gordon calls out the dangers of relying on the fixed income pile of money strategy and shares how Lifestyles Unlimited educates people on how to effectively create passive income in any economic environment. Click to Listen Now 

    (June 15, 2022) Owning Rental Real Estate Works for Everyone

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 36:41

    Responding to emails and articles, Del Walmsley talks about why you should involve your family in finances, what's wrong with REITs, and how people are missing out on 2-3 million dollars worth of investible income when they buy into a 30-year note. Click to Listen Now

    (June 14, 2022) Build Your Ladder to Financial Freedom 

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 36:36

    Millions of people spend their entire lives climbing the corporate ladder without ever reaching the top or making more than a livable wage. Pivoting from that path to create cash flow and passive income through real estate investing, Andy Webb explains how and why these assets are the most effective way to build wealth, compares them to CD and Bond Ladders, and encourages listeners to put down tools of the past and build their own ladders financial freedom.  Click to Listen Now

    (June 14, 2022) Tell Del Tuesday – Rental Market Data & Analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 33:39

    To make effective investment decisions in a changing market you need access to accurate information, so today Del Walmsley goes directly to the source by speaking with Bruce McClenny, the owner of apartmentdata.com, which is the largest Multifamily apartment data service in the country. Listen to learn where the market is moving and how you can leverage this data to better your real estate business.  Click to Listen Now

    (June 13, 2022) Couple Creates 15 Passive Streams of Income in 2 Years Through COVID!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 36:20

    Ven and Beckie thought that the Family Office concept was only for high net-worth individuals but after attending the 2-Day Financial Freedom Seminar at the start of 2020, they realized they could create their own real estate business which would return a lot more money than their IRA's and 401(k)'s. Joining Mike Harrison on the air, they share their experiences going through the program during the pandemic and where they found the capital to become passive partners in 15 Multifamily communities totaling over 2,100 units in 5 different states! Click to Listen Now

    (June 13, 2022) The Mother of All Procrastination

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 36:42

    According to NerdWallet.com, “young people will work on average 13 more years than today's typical retirees”, and yet society still pushes IRA's, 401(k)s, and Social Security as the best retirement strategies. Del Walmsley calls out these deceptive procrastinatory devices for what they truly are. Don't feed the beast, feed your future. Click to Listen Now

    (June 10, 2022) SMART Goals to Put More Money in Your Pocket

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 37:05

    At the start of this year, Andy Webb talked about goal setting with a specific focus on investing in effective real estate assets to create cash flow, passive income, and financial breathing room. Approach the back half of the year, Andy shares the progress he's made so far in both the Single Family and Multifamily investing spaces, explaining the financial benefits of both, and encouraging listeners to review and renew the commitment to improve their lives.   Click to Listen Now

    (June 10, 2022) Putting More of a Life Back in Your Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 36:04

    Del Walmsley sets the record straight by clarifying the WHY behind his philosophy, “It's Not the Money, It's the Lifestyle®.” Listen to learn HOW to stop chasing the almighty dollar and take control of your finances and future. Click to Listen Now

    (June 9, 2022) Adjust Your Strategy to Passively Invest in Residential Real Estate

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 36:38

    Al Gordon and his family had a certain real estate investing strategy in mind and shared it with 3 multi-millionaire Multifamily Mentors at Lifestyles Unlimited who all gave them the green light to proceed. Finding out that Al's son is being activated for service in the National Guard, the plan could have been derailed but because they are armed with accurate and effective information, they knew how to adjust. Click to Listen Now

    (June 9, 2022) The Good News About Rising Interest Rates

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 36:15

    If you believe that the housing market is about to fall off a cliff, think again and listen in as Del Walmsley explains the key differences between the impacts of today's economic changes and the 2008 housing crash, and how rising interest rates can restore fair property prices and protect American retirees. Click to Listen Now

    (June 8, 2022) Don't Let Society Stop You From Becoming Wealthy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 34:44

    The biggest lie society teaches is saving your way to financial freedom. With factors like inflation in play, the dollars you are earning today will not hold the same value in the future. Al Gordon shares how regular working-class Americans are waking up to realize what the top 1% has known for a long time… that the best way to build wealth is in real estate and that you can do it too!  Click to Listen Now

    (June 8, 2022) Beliefs About Money in Music

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 34:44

    Where do people's beliefs about money come from? Del Walmsley discusses how the messaging in music has evolved from the songs that influenced him growing up, to modern mindsets.  Listen to learn how lyrics have been programming people for generations, and what wealth-building principle all of them are missing. Click to Listen Now

    (June 7, 2022) The Passive Investing Multiplier Effect

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 37:12

    Michael and Lorie are self-employed entrepreneurs who were worried about how they were going to pay for their kids' college because all their money was tied up in their businesses. Attending a Lifestyles Unlimited Case Study in 2020, they saw how people just like them were building passive income and retiring early through effective rental property investments and today tell Al Gordon how investing passively in multifamily communities has multiplied their money, covering the cost of college and so much more. Click to Listen Now

    (June 7, 2022) Tell Del Tuesday – Entrepreneurs Learn How to Effectively Leverage Rental Properties

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 36:09

    During her corporate career, Lorie witnessed life-long employees discarded by companies before they were financially in a place where they could retire, so decided to follow in Mike's entrepreneurial footsteps and start her own business. Channeling all their excess funds into paying off their workspace warehouses, they were always strapped for cash until they changed their focus to building cash flow, today telling Del Walmsley what they've learned since joining Lifestyles Unlimited in 2020 to build a powerful passive income portfolio.Click to Listen Now

    (June 6, 2022) When the Dollar Goes Down, Hard Assets Go Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 36:21

    Reviewing 3 articles, Mike Harrison highlights changes that banks, wall street, and international investment firms are making to reduce their risks and hedge against inflation; also addressing the SEC proposal prohibiting what mutual funds companies would be allowed to invest in. Click to Listen Now

    (June 6, 2022) Moving to the Rhythm of Life, One “Dance Step” at a Time

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 37:50

    Dancing likely isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you first look at Del Walmsley, yet for a time this was one of his greatest interests in life. Sharing this glimpse into a layer of his identity, he draws parallels on the learning process at Lifestyles Unlimited and in life overall. Click to Listen Now

    (June 3, 2022) Avoid Reentering the Workforce in Retirement 

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 34:35

    Many people are having to return to the workforce after retirement out of necessity, hammered by inflation's impact on medications and daily life. Recently speaking to a 67yr old man in this situation, Andy Webb stresses the importance of creating cash flow and inbound passive income so you can retire at any age with peace of mind.  Click to Listen Now

    (June 2, 2022) Stop Donating Dollars to Stocks 

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 36:07

    The stock market has a vested interest in keeping your donations coming and does not care one bit if you run out of money in retirement. If you're experiencing anxiety over the state of the economy right now, listen as Al Gordon explains how effective real estate investors mitigate risk in the market by choosing assets with cash flow, long-term capital gains, and significantly higher rates of return.   Click to Listen Now

    (June 2, 2022) Why Rental Real Estate Won't Crash

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 35:40

    Speculators are predicting a real estate crash, but they have misunderstood the fundamentals of the housing market. Even with interest rates rising, Del Walmsley looks at the supply and demand data to underline why prices are not going to fall. Click to Listen Now

    (June 1, 2022) The Catalyst to Change Your Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 34:33

    Following yesterday's conversation, Al Gordon recounts how Michael J. made a massive change in his life after repeatedly losing money in the stock market, moving his resources out into real estate investing, and doubling his money again and again! Click to Listen Now

    (June 1, 2022) Stop Speculating and Start Buying Streams of Passive Income

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 35:05

    Looking closely at the current levels of inflation coupled with the federal response to raise interest rates, Del Walmsley talks about how these changes are going to affect the market and what to do in response. Click to Listen Now

    (May 31, 2022) How to Grow Your Income Every Year Completely Passively

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 35:30

    Having lost half his savings in stock market corrections TWICE, Michael J. turned to real estate 11 years ago for stability and has now invested passively in 68 Multifamily communities totaling over 13,000 units! Joining Al Gordon on the air, Mike shares the strategy that has turned his $400k starting capital into a $4 Million Dollar portfolio!  Click to Listen Now

    (May 31, 2022) Tell Del Tuesday – How 1 Multifamily Investment Made Michael $1 Million Dollars

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 34:43

    On 2 separate occasions, Michael J. had half of his 401(k) savings wiped out in the stock market and was fed up with contributing to a losing system. Joining Lifestyles Unlimited in 2011 to invest in residential real estate, he tells Del Walmsley about the incredible returns in his passive portfolio and how his strategy has evolved as his family gets involved in building their lasting legacy. Click to Listen Now

    (May 30, 2022) A Better Way to Build Wealth Than Saving and Sacrifice

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 35:21

    Mike and Amy Harrison bought their first rental property 11 years ago through a self-directed IRA but it was not a good experience. Joining her husband on the air, Amy shares her side of their real estate investing journey and opens up about her initial hesitations, the moment when everything clicked, and how their current passive income portfolio has changed their lives.  Click to Listen Now

    (May 27, 2022) Preparing for a Buyer's Market

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 34:32

    It's no secret that the housing market has favored sellers for several years, but are things starting to shift? Andy Webb explains how and when we'll know if we're in a recession, and why it's so important to be a part of an organization like Lifestyles Unlimited where real-time data is shared between tens of thousands of educated and experienced real estate investors.   Click to Listen Now

    (May 26, 2022) Take Your Dreams Off-Hold by Investing in Rental Properties

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 36:08

    Returning from a week-long cruise from Seattle to Alaska, Al Gordon shares conversations he had with other passengers on how they can effectively fund a lifestyle filled with traveling by investing in cash-producing real estate assets.  Click to Listen Now

    (May 26, 2022) Success Tips From The Successful

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 35:55

    Del Walmsley critiques an article about how to succeed, working through their list of tips for a more realistic picture of what success looks like. Then, Del turns to listener emails and the phone lines to discuss qualifying for financing for rental homes, why condos are a no-go, and more. Click to Listen Now

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