Seattle Living & Wealth Building Show

E1: From $0 Down to $1.3M Investment Home: Seattle Living & Wealth Building Show

May 17, 2022 Wagner Real Estate Group Season 1 Episode 1
Seattle Living & Wealth Building Show
E1: From $0 Down to $1.3M Investment Home: Seattle Living & Wealth Building Show
Show Notes

Looking to start investing in real estate but not sure where to start? You’ve come to the perfect place. 

In this episode of the Seattle Living & Wealth Building podcast, the Wagner Real Estate Group welcomes Lisa Leikin, Vice President of Corporate Finance at BentallGreenOak, a commercial real estate investment advisor with over $20 billion in assets under management. Listen in as Lisa sheds light on her journey to becoming a real estate investor, highlighting the challenges and benefits of investing in real estate and renting your properties. She also shares how she turned a $0 down home mortgage into a $1.3 million investment property.

Key Topics/What You’ll Learn:

  • Buying your first property as a first-time home buyer
  • Converting your first home into an investment rental property while you’re buying a new primary residence
  • The ins and outs of selling your rental property 
  • How to avoid capital gains tax after selling a rental property
  • What is a 1031 exchange, and how do you turn a 1031 exchange into a profitable Airbnb property?
  • The benefits of starting an Airbnb and the emotions behind buying real estate properties.
  • Important things to consider when choosing a real estate agent.
  • Navigating unexpected issues that commonly come in real estate investing.
  • Factors in determining rental rates for an Airbnb.
  • Trends in Seattle’s Airbnb market and the Arizona real estate market.
  • Why you might want to do a long-term rental instead of a short-term rental.
  • Is the real estate market going to crash in 2022 or 2023?

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Seattle Living & Wealth Building is produced by Wagner Real Estate Group based in the Seattle, Washington area. With over $225 million sold in the last 5 years, plus 17 years of total experience, we thrive to provide exceptional real estate services in an innovative, collaborative, and positive-minded team approach.