Real Estate Guardian Angels - Fix and Flip For A Good Cause!
November 1, 2016
Hosted by Lori Wetzel
Join Lori and her special guest Scott Huminsky as he shares his experience as a real estate investor including his very special project for all veterans! In addition, guest Real Estate Broker John Barnak will share the latest trends in the Chicago real estate market including his own special project with a non-profit organization.
Keepin’ It REAL
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Our show is designed to reach open minded individuals who are willing to explore opportunities in real estate investing and financial literacy. Real Estate is not just about buying and selling houses, it’s about creating lifestyles, wealth and freedom coupled with empowerment and accountability to make a difference in this world. By listening to our show, you will learn how to think like a real estate investor by being a problem solver for homeowners!
Each show has four parts: What’s HOT in Real Estate NOW, Celebrity Guests, Authors and Entrepreneurs, Financial Literacy, and your e-mails and favorite quotes. Keepin’ it REAL with Lori Wetzel is entertaining with useful real estate information and the freedom to create what you want in life!
Lori Wetzel is President of The Wetzel Group, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. Lori is an accomplished and professional real estate investor, mentor, coach, trainer and speaker. Her first real estate deal received a net profit of over $80,000 and subsequent deals have been profitable based upon the real estate education utilized in her deals. Lori’s real estate experience includes leveraging multiple strategies through partnerships and community efforts with execution of short and long term real estate transactions.
Ms. Wetzel is an International Certified Coach for John C. Maxwell with the ability to speak and train using Maxwell curriculum and books. Lori has several years of progressive management experience in overseeing operations and defining key strategies for corporate profitability and development. Ms. Wetzel received her MBA degree from the University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign and is soon to be a published author along with other top investors in 2016. Lori, along with her husband Perran, are also Founders Advisory Board Members for Renatus, LLC, an education company for real estate investors.
Lori’s personality is energy and warmth. The guests on her show are allowed to be authentic while adding massive value to you through real estate investing and financial literacy information that will create an “I can do it too” attitude for entrepreneurial success!
John Barnak is a full time real estate professional helping individuals with their real estate needs and inspiring others to reach their full potential in life. He believes in an attitude of gratitude and the get by giving philosophy. John is a partner at Inspire Realty Partners which is a quickly growing broker owned and investor friendly brokerage. He also owns two other companies that are helping individuals step into the real estate and wealth creation world. His expertise include working with investors, growing organizations, developing leaders, and being a space for success,leadership, and freedom. Guest John Barnak
Jovan Crawford possesses more than 15 years of experience in the Real Estate industry and is the Chief Executive Officer of Alpha 3, Inc. He grew up in Chicago, Illinois and at the early age of 11 started to work at his uncle’s construction company where he learned how to purchase and turn around residential and commercial properties.
In 2001, Jovan attended Northeastern Illinois University, majoring in Business General Administration. From there, he worked at Hunters Realty as a Real Estate Broker where he used his industry expertise and business acumen to assist buyers and investors. As a Real Estate Broker, Jovan sold over 3 million in as little as 24 months.
As a seasoned investor, he also owns several income properties and is an active partner on numerous real estate transitions that have totaled gross sales of over 4.5 million, achieved in just 36 months. Guest Jovan Crawford
Darren Davis got a job as a paint pump mechanic in his early career. As soon as he started working, he started planning to retire. Knowing that there would be years between the start and end date of his job, he started to get educated about Real Estate.
As is often a great motivator, Darren was let go from his job. He took the knowledge he had gained and started to look for investment opportunities. It was at this point that he was introduced to the Real Estate Education.
Sage Investing is Kendall Stock and Darren Davis. 2010 was the year we started flipping houses in the south Riverside County area of California. Since then we have flipped over 100 residential properties and generated a net profit of just over $2,200,000 to our company and our investors. We accomplished all of this using no money or credit of our own. Guest DARREN DAVIS
KATHY FETTKE is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Real Wealth Network, and the host of The Real Wealth Show. She is an active real estate investor, licensed real estate agent, certified coach, and former mortgage broker. She specializes in helping people build multi-million dollar real estate portfolios through creative finance and planning. Kathy was recognized as one of Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs two years in a row, and is frequently featured on such media as CNN, FOX, CNBC, NPR, CBS MarketWatch, and the Wall Street Journal. Guest Kathy Fettke
Christian George is a seasoned and licensed title and escrow officer in Ogden, UT and has been for over 10 years. Christian learned at the early age of 18 he wanted to become involved in real estate. He secured his license and purchased and sold houses over the summer while returning to college in the Fall. With the help from his Dad as an real estate agent as well, Christian received income from his deals while still in school.
As a licensed title and escrow officer, Christian has closed deals from $2,000 - $25 million with experience in coordinating with buyers, sellers, attorneys, banks and professional institutions. Christian is passionate about real estate and his ability to share knowledge with others. Guest Christian George
Scott Huminsky has an extensive background in construction and real estate investing. 20+ years as a union carpenter and then having the need to recreate himself due to the economy change in ’08 lead him to becoming his own boss and now currently owning and/or controlling 4 companies. Being able to see the complexity involved in the market qualifies him as a successful real estate investor. Scott has renovated and sold multiple properties in the last couple years with a 100% return on investment. His latest project was a complete renovation of 4 buildings – 32 apartments that are being used primarily for permanent supportive housing for homeless veterans. Guest Scott Huminsky
DANIEL K. IHARA
Dan Ihara ranked as a top performer on the Top 100 Realtors by Hawaii Business in 2015 for both sales and number of transactions. Born in Honolulu, he is the youngest of six children. Prior to Dan working in real estate, he was the Vice President of Marketing for a global manufacturing company. Dan was responsible for sales in Hawaii, Florida, Canada, Asia, South Pacific and Caribbean. Guest DANIEL K. IHARA
Ed has been creating partnerships, managing property, purchasing, selling and educating people about real estate since 1977. Ed is CEO of Kirch Property Management and Sales. Kirch Property Management & Sales has managed family and multifamily residences for over 40 years in the Aurora IL area. Ed loves real estate. Finding homes, researching market stats, negotiating contracts, and helping his clients find a home that meets their expectations is what he does and is passionate about it! Guest Ed Kirch
,br> Ed has been creating partnerships, managing property, purchasing, selling and educating people about real estate since 1977. Ed is CEO of Kirch Property Management and Sales. Kirch Property Management & Sales has managed family and multifamily residences for over 40 years in the Aurora IL area. Ed loves real estate. Finding homes, researching market stats, negotiating contracts, and helping his clients find a home that meets their expectations is what he does and is passionate about it! Guest Ed Kirch
Real Estate Broker
When people ask Amy Kite what she does for a living, she replies, “I help individuals build their future and create their legacy by investing in real estate." It's no wonder that Amy is now considered a top expert in her area as Real Estate Broker.
Amy holds designations in the following: CRS, ABR, e-Pro, SRES, CNHS (Certified New Home Specialist, and CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert). Guest Amy Kite
Dan Kwak is Co-Owner of Novo Elite, Inc. and currently controls four different real estate investment firms that perform throughout the Midwest. Based in Bourbonnais, IL, Daniel takes pride his long-lasting relationships with not just clients but also with business partners, friends and family. He also loves to spread the love and passion of his savior Jesus Christ. Guest Dan Kwak
Sam Kwak is a Serial Entrepreneur, Real Estate Investor and an Author. Co-Owner of Novo Elite, Inc., Sam is part of a real estate investing company that helps private investors maximize their gains and returns with a modern touch. Their company provides various investor solutions from designing company websites to developing unique business strategies. Guest Sam Kwak
Get solid advice and an experienced team on your side. With more than a decade of experience in sales and two decades of investment experience, Michael is keenly aware of the steps needed to keep you satisfied.
In conjunction with my full time business partner Marcia Francois we have 30 years of experience to bring to the table. Our backgrounds include computers, public relations, commercial leasing and Real Estate Office Management in the Palm Springs, CA area.
Michael is a GRI® Graduate, REALTOR® Institute CDPE - Certified Distressed Property Expert e-Pro - e-PRO Certified SRS - Sellers Representative Specialist Guest Michael Layton
With more than 30 years in the financial literacy arena, Sharon Lechter will share some of the 15 tips in her new book “Think and Grow Rich for Women,” a guide for women seeking financial freedom. Lechter teaches individuals and businesses across the globe how to improve their finances, covering such topics as money mindset, savings tips, and improving your credit. She is credited as the genius behind the Rich Dad brand. Sharon's current partnership with the Napoleon Hill Foundation positions her as a stand out in the personal development industry. Guest Sharon Lechter
De Keia & Robby Locascio
Why Work With One Real Estate Broker, When You Can Get Two! Team Locascio can handle all of your real estate needs in the Chicagoland area. De Keia’s background in Speech Pathology has allowed her to use her skills and understanding of people to do what she loves the most, which is helping people. Robby’s background in General Contracting and flipping homes has afforded him a wealth of knowledge that he brings to the table when working with clients. In Chicagoland, every suburb is unique and within the city of Chicago itself, every neighborhood and block has its own micro-market. You need a team from the area that knows and understands these markets, so that you get exactly what it is you are looking for! Guest De Keia & Robby Locascio
John has been investing in residential real estate since 1990 in several markets throughout the state of Washington and Arizona. John has been a licensed real estate broker for over 20 years in Washington State. Working with an experienced group of agents & contractors, he has developed a team approach towards buying, rehabbing, flipping and maintaining a portfolio of investment real estate with positive cash flow.
John has specialized in acquiring most of his real estate in the competitive foreclosure marketplace buying wholesale what most people would say is impossible. Whether the property is a “fixer”, a buy and hold or in “move-in” condition, he has developed a proven method to evaluate and assess the property in order to acquire it and turn it profitably. John’s favorite source of investment purchases have come through Trustee Sales or Sheriff Sales (Bank Auctions). Guest John McCants
Randy Pertler is a seasoned real estate investor with a background in Sales and Education, His experience as a former High School Teacher and Coach as well as a former Vice President in Sales complements his business. Randy acquired his first income properties in the mid-80’s. Since then, he has completed more than 40 fix & flip and wholesale transactions in the last 24 months and currently maintains long-term income property holdings include numerous single family properties. Guest Randy Pertler
Mickey Roberts born in Burlington, Vermont purchased his first house in Mission Viejo, California in 1984 and started selling real estate in San Diego in August 1985 with Century 21. Mickey joined Re/Max Associates in 1991 and became a Hall of Fame member of Re/Max in 1997.
His career sales are over $500 million for residential and commercial real estate in the San Diego market. Guest MICKEY ROBERTS
Tonia & Stu Rosenberg
As business owners of Creating Solutions, they have helped numerous people solve real estate problems. Since beginning their real estate investing career they have successfully completed multiple transactions, have several rentals, and are part owner of 97 properties including residential, commercial, multi-family and raw land. As the founders of Creating Investors, Stu & Tonia have helped numerous individuals start their own real estate investing and marketing business.
Stu loves to play the piano, write music and have fun in the sun! Tonia loves to ski, go 4-wheeling, hiking and the great outdoors. They are both proud parents to three beautiful girls. They have been business owners, and entrepreneurs for over 23 years. Together Stu & Tonia own and operate 4 different businesses. Guest Tonia & Stu Rosenberg
Tony Scotty started his consulting company in 2008 and expanded to include real estate investing education in 2014. Based in the Hawaiian local market, his local mentoring programs include the same educational platforms he learned from through past experiences. Tony lives in Hawaii, works here and teaches here. With well over 100 events in 2015 alone, he has shared his success and goal of creating Real Estate Investors and Mastering Debt Reduction Strategies. He provides a unique approach with customized analysis, strategies and action plans based on his clients goals, not his own. Now as a speaker for a National Real Estate Investment Education Program, he helps people navigate the systems for wealth creation. Guest TONY SCOTTY
Kendall Stock lives by the motto of Fail Forward. He believes that knowledge utilized creates experience. Experience is then maximized as you make your failures into learning experiences that create more success moving forward.
Kendall is happy to share his real estate investing strategies. His purpose is to now teach others how to go and create their own success. Kendall is happily married and is the father of 4 daughters. He and his family live in Southern California.
Sage Investing is Kendall Stock and Darren Davis. 2010 was the year we started flipping houses in the south Riverside County area of California. Since then we have flipped over 100 residential properties and generated a net profit of just over $2,200,000 to our company and our investors. We accomplished all of this using no money or credit of our own. Guest KENDALL STOCK
Historical Restoration/Remodeling Contractor Turned Real Estate Investor
Bob Tierney started the Regenesis Development Group Inc. in the 1990’s specializing in Historical Restoration & Remodeling in Oak Park and surrounding Chicago land area. Today, Bob will only remodel and restore homes he has purchased. His most recent projects include a 1910 Queen Anne Victorian and a 1902 Victorian. Since 2006, Bob has been a real estate investor specializing in Short Sales, Wholesaling, Fix-&-Flips, Lease Options, Self-Directed IRA's, and other proven investment strategies. In addition, Bob is also a Founders’ Advisory Board Member for Renatus, LLC, the premier online real estate investor education and training company in the country. Over 40 different real estate investor strategies are taught by 16 top investor/instructors and the curriculum is expanding. Bob previously co-hosted a real estate radio show on WLS AM for 6 months and we are delighted to have him on our show! Guest Bob Tierney
Frank Verni – Real Estate Broker/ Investor
Frank Verni & Quest Realty offers the highest level of real estate marketing and sales in the Sacramento region with a network of buyers and sellers.
Quest Realty is a top-producing real estate brokerage in the Sacramento and surrounding areas. We are committed to providing one-stop-shopping for buyers and sellers of residential properties for homeowners and investors. We are committed to providing the very best service the industry has to offer. Anyone can sell your home fast; unfortunately not everyone will take the time to insure you make the best possible decision for your home. Guest Frank Verni
Perran Wetzel IV
Mr. Perran Wetzel IV is President of PG WETZEL AND ASSOCIATES, INC. in Chicago, IL. He is an accomplished, top-performing accounting professional and business owner with diversified experience in accounting, business management, tax, audit, review, compilation, and business valuation. Mr. Wetzel prepares individual, partnership and corporate tax returns with emphasis on entrepreneurs and small to medium-sized companies. Additionally, he leads a staff responsible for his small accounting firm which includes preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements with notes for profit and non-profit organizations.
Mr. Wetzel IV received his BA degree in Accounting from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, and is a member of good standing in the National Society of Accountants and National Society of Tax Preparers. Mr. Wetzel is also registered with the IRS for tax preparation. Guest Perran Wetzel IV
Woody Woodward dropped out of high school and did not learn how to read until he was 19 years, Woody is now a best selling author of thirteen books. Woody's big thing is about overcoming obstacles, beating unbeatable odds. "I’ve read over a thousand biographies, I’ve interviewed over 2,500 successful people, and in that process, I learned what I call, “Emotional Fingerprint.” That code, that secret thing that everyone has inside them that drives them to do what they do at their highest level. So what I’m passionate about doing now and what I’ve done with my business for the last seven years is taking that simple concept, turning it into a global empire, an international platform, teaching people about their Emotional Fingerprint, especially entrepreneurs, how to tap into that strongest inner strength. Guest Woody Woodward
Michael Wright has more than 12 years of experience in the real estate industry and became a licensed Realtor in 2010. Wright received his associate degree from Dixie State College and studied marketing at Utah State University. Prior to receiving his real estate license, Wright worked as a senior asset manager at Green River Capital for five years. Under that position, he was responsible for managing the portfolios of bank-owned properties from the eviction stage to disposition. Along with being a full time real estate agent, Michael currently works for a major mortgage servicer where he is responsible for setting property values for bank owned properties. He is trained on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). He also specializes in short sale negotiations and foreclosure counseling. He is currently a member of the Salt Lake Board of Realtors and the Renatus Investor Real Estate community. Guest Mike Wright