April 15, 2022

Seen vs Unseen with Jimmy Vreeland

There's a way to massively leverage your local real estate investment associations (REIAs) / clubs/meetups that you need to know about...and our guest on today's episode will show you how... 
Jimmy Vreeland is a graduate of West Point battle-hardened US ...


There's a way to massively leverage your local real estate investment associations (REIAs) / clubs/meetups that you need to know about...and our guest on today's episode will show you how... 

Jimmy Vreeland is a graduate of West Point battle-hardened US Army Ranger who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he's a very successful real estate entrepreneur. 

In this episode, Jimmy discusses the connection between doing real estate and the concept of "seen vs. unseen". 

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What you'll learn in just 18 minutes from today's episode: 

  • Discover what Frédéric Bastiat’s seen vs. unseen concept is all about;
  • Understand how the seen vs. unseen concept is related to real estate in general, especially in raising capital; and
  • Find out how you can achieve financial freedom faster

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Topics Covered: 

  • 01:38 – Introducing Frédéric Bastiat and what his seen vs. unseen concept is all about
  • 03:07 – Identifying the seen vs. unseen of having minimum wage in a political context
  • 05:25 – The seen and the unseen of the 2008 crash in real estate aspects
  • 05:59 – Where Jimmy chooses to invest in
  • 06:36 – The connection between raising capital and the seen vs. unseen concept
  • 08:53 – Looking for the unseen: how banks make money
  • 10:00 – The seen and unseen of most houses being on sale
  • 11:12 – What the third and fourth level consequences around super cheap money are
  • 13:11 – Jimmy’s tip for today’s listeners: Real estate doesn’t fail but real estate investors do
  • 15:06 – What percentage of one’s net worth should one have liquid?
  • 15:41 – Connect with Jimmy Vreeland
  • 16:53 – Jimmy’s giveaway: A 5-day financial challenge  

Key Takeaways:

“We want everybody to have a living wage. We want everybody to be paid amply. We all want people to be compensated well. At the end of the day, we don’t want anybody to be poor.” – Jimmy Vreeland

“It’s hard to raise capital. It’s hard to get people to lend you money to buy real estate. But right now, in the current market, capital is begging for you, walking on its hands and knees for you.” – Jimmy Vreeland

“Banks don’t care. They need to get their margin. They need to push money out the door.” – Jimmy Vreeland  

“There are no low-interest rates without inflation which leads to a hike in inflation.” – Jimmy Vreeland

 “This is one of the best rules I learned in the Army: You can do really scary things if you’re trained before it. You can do really scary things with a minimum amount of risk if you’re trained.” – Jimmy Vreeland  

“Just know that real estate doesn’t fail. Real estate investors fail and they fail because they can’t service their long term debt.” – Jimmy Vreeland  

“Every real estate investor needs to have a liquid reserve of cash.” – Jimmy Vreeland

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