Jason Hartman In the Hot Seat

Jason Hartman, from, has been podcasting for over a decade. During this time he's been interviewed hundreds of times. Listen in to hear a side of Jason you don't usually get to hear, the side where HE is the guest and HE is the one being grilled.
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Oct 7, 2017

Tyler Sheff, host of The Cash Flow Guys Podcast, invited Jason Hartman on his show to discuss the different market types in the USA, and got some tips on remote managing as well. Jason explains that the stigma behind buying homes sight unseen, as well as self managing properties a thousand miles away, has abated some due to the wonders of technology.

Key Takeaways:

[2:12] What Jason learned when he owned properties in 11 states

[7:08] Whether Tampa is a linear, hybrid, or cyclical market

[11:34] Our brains relation to the number 3 and how it relates to Jason's diversification strategy

[16:13] Jason's experience of beginning to self manage his remote properties

[18:46] When tenants are connected directly rather than through a property manager they tend to take care of more things themselves

[23:48] The need for standardized data when evaluating properties


Jason Hartman's Meet the Masters 2018

Aug 18, 2017

Jason returns to The Women Investing Network podcast to talk about what's going on in the world of real estate and inflation right now. They discuss some linear, hybrid, and cyclical markets, as well as the influence of foreign investors in the US real estate landscape.

Key Takeaways:

[1:58] What Jason learned on his 7 week vacation/trip to Europe

[6:00] The patterns of countries like Japan and the importance of demographics

[10:25] Whether "this time it's different" is at all applicable in this cycle, or if it's just wishful thinking before a bubble bursts

[14:35] Donald Trump is loosening the flood gates of money, and how it will effect real estate investing

[12:13] The impact that foreign investment has on US markets

[26:58] A lot of the invisible inflation can be seen is by the rise of self-service

[32:11] We've got to stop viewing minimum wage jobs as careers


Jul 15, 2017

Jason stopped by the Financial Survival Network to talk with Kerry Lutz about the explosion of available credit in the United States over the past few decades. The two also touch on feminism, the Federal Reserve, aligning your investing interests with the government, and more as they strive to ensure you don't lose your hard earned money.

They also discuss the downside to available credit, in that the real estate market is being flooded with investors and making deals harder and harder to find.


Jul 8, 2017

Getting a stable of clients is important for any business, everyone knows that. But it's not about getting 100,000 of them, it's about getting a group of active clients, no matter the size. That is how success is made.

Jason Hartman talks with Mitch Russo, host of the Your First Thousand Clients Podcast, about ways you can ensure your success when investing in real estate, what an investment actually is, why diversification is critical, and why you should focus on cheap or free education.

Key Takeaways:

[1:40] Why it's not the quantity of your clients, it's the quality

[7:30] Why Jason thinks some people who have tried to get into real estate investing have failed

[10:56] Any investment should yield cash flow, or it's a speculation

[14:58] There's no such thing as "passive income"

[19:01] Why investing locally isn't the most prudent option

[24:20] How Jason's company works

[27:50] Education these days should be either very cheap or free

[31:06] The one person Jason would like to spend an afternoon talking to

[32:25] What Jason is doing right now that could potentially change society


May 5, 2017

Jason Hartman hops onto the Exposure Ninja podcast with Tim Cameron-Kitchen to talk personal branding, real estate, and podcasting.

Key Takeaways:

[5:07] The importance of taking strong positions for your personal brand

[6:59] Why Jason decided that his dislike for Wall Street was something he could use for his personal brand

[11:17] Using your polarizing beliefs to form a relationship with your followers

[15:10] Farming as a marketing strategy

[19:48] The best way to learn something is to teach it


Apr 28, 2017

Jason Hartman was interviewed by The Real Brian for his Profitcast podcast. The two went deep down the rabbit hole of podcasting. They discuss building a community, the importance of polarization, the 10 Commandments of Podcasting, rational reasonable recklessness and more.

Key Takeaways:

[5:21] An embarrassing fact about Jason

[8:14] What got Jason into real estate

[12:04] How do you balance your passion with paying bills

[15:05] You have to ask yourself, "is the rest of the world interested in this?", and the niche makeup of our world now

[18:27] Starting a podcast opens up your world to thought leaders and refine your ideas

[23:07] The Law of Polarization

[26:59] What lessons Jason's learned from podcasting

[33:12] Identifying the common enemy for your audience

[37:16] The barrier to entry for podcasting is low, and an embarrassing fact about Jason's podcasting

[42:43] The importance of publishing regularly, and the maturation of podcasting

[46:37] One encouragement currently in Jason's life

[52:36] Some information on Jason Hartman University


Jason Hartman University

Profitcast Universe with The Real Brian

Apr 21, 2017

Jason Hartman went on The Apartment Building Investing Podcast with Michael Blank to talk about what caused him to start investing in real estate nationwide, why it's important to diversify, how to be a good real estate investor, and some advice to any newbies out there.

Michael Blank is all about buying apartment buildings with other people's money, and has been doing so since he went to a Dave Lindahl boot camp in 2007.

Key Takeaways:

[3:11] What caused Jason to decide to invest nationally

[8:38] Jason tried to warn the California investors about the dangers of investing in cyclical markets when homes were seeing 24% appreciation per year

[10:05] Jason's response to the people who keep waiting for real estate prices to come down, and his thoughts on the Case-Shiller index

[13:15] The first thing you need to do if you're going to be a good real estate investor

[16:45] Jason's advice for someone getting started in real estate investing now


"Geography is less meaningful than it's ever been in human history"

Interview recorded 4/11/2017

Apr 15, 2017

Jason Hartman talks with best selling author, Grant Cardone. Grant believes that life is not what you know, but who you know, and he explains what led him to write his book, The 10X Rule, how to get the life you really want, and why the only way you can make sure you're taken care of in this world is to rely on yourself. That's why thinking 10X bigger than you currently are is a must.

Grant is Executive Producer of Turnaround King, and Host of the Cardone Zone.

Key Takeaways:

[4:30] Grant’s new venture Act Like Success is based on committing first and figure the rest out later.

[9:52] The 10X Rule is based on a concept that the goals, targets and actions people are making are low based on their potential.

[12:07] How to stay excited and make your goals 10X.

[13:57] Breaking free of middle-class thinking.

[21:17] Find power in who you know not what you know.

[25:46] You have to do whatever it takes!


Apr 7, 2017

Jason Hartman went on to the Perpetual Wealth Club with Tony Neumeyer to talk about real estate markets, looming inflation (and how it will impact your real estate portfolio), choosing your investment type, and analyzing properties to put yourself in the best situation to succeed.

The Perpetual Wealth Club aims to help people attain passive income, and thus, freedom. Tony suffered through a bankruptcy following a real estate crash when he was in his early 20s. Now, however, he's rebuilt himself and is aiming to make sure others don't emulate his mistakes.

Key Takeaways:

[3:06] One of the mistakes Jason made when he started investing nationwide, and how he fixed it

[6:01] The issue of illiquidity when investing in real estate

[9:32] The 3 real estate markets: linear, cyclical and hybrid markets

[12:41] How to minimize risk and protect yourself from the downside

[15:26] What effect the long stretch of low inflation is going to have

[19:57] How periods of inflation impact your real estate investment debt

[22:59] How to decide between investing in residential or commercial real estate

[26:33] Running through a few of Jason's 10 commandments of real estate investing

[29:20] Jason gives the rundown on his real estate evaluator software


Real Estate Tools Evaluator

Perpetual Wealth Club with Tony Neumeyer

Apr 1, 2017

Jason Hartman grabs a cosmo and joins Shannon McLay to talk about investing for the long term, securing your real estate portfolio, protecting yourself and your investments, and some of Jason's favorite travel memories.

Key Takeaways:

[6:04] Why Jason decided to buy his first rental property, and whether it was hard to be taken seriously by tenants at 20 years old

[10:07] The power of leverage, and qualifying for financing

[13:24] Explaining Commandment #5, Thou Shall Not Gamble

[17:48] Getting into Commandments #6 & 7, Thou Shalt Diversify and Thou Shalt Be Area Agnostic

[20:02] Comparing investing in real estate not near you to investing in stocks

[25:28] Do you need to set up an LLC to invest or should you just do it in your own name?

[26:58] The wise saying of Jason's grandmother

[28:43] How much money you need to have on hand for any maintenance that needs to be done to homes in your portfolio

[32:54] Some of Jason's favorite countries he's visited, and Jason's fascination with communism


Interview Recorded on 11/30/2015

Mar 29, 2017

Jason Hartman was invited on to the CashFlow Ninja Podcast with MC Laubscher. Jason and MC discussed Trump repealing/gutting Dodd-Frank, investing in real estate, marketing and monetizing your podcast, and handing down knowledge to the next generation.

Key Takeaways:

[3:26] The real estate industry's terrible marketing problem

[4:48] Jason's investment philosophy and if he has a checklist of things he looks for in a property

[8:45] What the overall US real estate market is doing

[11:50] How Jason expects the US economy to do under Trump

[15:22] What Jason loves about the way Trump is handling US companies looking to move out of the country

[16:51] The hidden danger in our economy right now and how to protect yourself from it

[18:47] What opportunities are out there for entrepreneurs right now

[21:18] How Jason got into podcasting

[23:35] Monetization strategies for podcasts

[26:01] Who podcasting is for these days

[31:07] What principles Jason would hand down to future generations


Mar 22, 2017

Jason Hartman was interviewed by Neil Ball, host of The Entrepreneur Way, to talk about how entrepreneurs can find role models, find balance in their work, become more productive, and make smart investments.

Key Takeaways:

[6:57] Jason's favorite part of the job

[8:46] The 3 major problems of relinquishing control of your investments

[10:15] How Jason relaxes

[13:38] Jason's 4 virtual role models as he was growing up

[16:22] The doubts that crept into Jason's head as he moved along his entrepreneurial journey, and how he powers through those times

[18:21] The crucial P versus the PC balance

[22:02] A way that entrepreneurs can benefit their business by looking at other industries

[26:24] How Jason makes sure he hires the right people

[28:41] How much Jason's gut feelings impact his businesses

[30:42] How Jason keeps up with change in the world

[32:53] The 2 track plan that every entrepreneur needs to have

[36:02] Jason's best piece of advice for other entrepreneurs

Simon Sinek - Start with Why

Originally recorded on 7/19/16

Mar 16, 2017

On November 17, 2014, Jason Hartman went on Meron Bareket's podcast, Inspiring Innovation. Meron wanted to know more about Jason's ability to use personal branding to improve his business as he was getting his career started, as well as how to power through the times that you have self (or external) doubt creep in. Jason goes on to explain how you can use more than branding to reach success, and how leverage is important even outside of real estate.

Key Takeaways:

[2:40] Why Jason keeps working and podcasting when he's already a multi-millionaire

[3:30] How personal branding has played a role in Jason's career

[6:17] What to do when the top of your market is blocking you from reaching it

[10:26] Why TV is the idiot's medium and Jason prefers podcasts instead

[12:30] Who our worst naysayers are

[15:23] What Jason does when he needs to affirm himself after experiencing naysayers

[17:59] The most important win that Jason's had

[22:16] What tip Jason has to create a better future outside of branding

[25:23] Creating leverage in Personal, Business, and Investing Life

The Lean Startup by Eric Ries
Ready, Fire, Aim

Mar 8, 2017

On September 30, 2016, Jason Hartman joined Linda P Jones on her show, Be Wealthy and Smart, to discuss the critical ratio that every investor needs to understand. Jason breaks down the importance of knowing the difference between your investments land, and your investments improvement, and which number is the most likely to impact your return.

Jason breaks down his "Hartman Risk Evaluator" that can help you avoid cyclical markets and invest in prudent homes.

Key Takeaways:

[4:34] Why the LTI ratio is so critical

[7:28] Jason explains his "packaged commodities investing" theory

[11:41] Looking into what goes up the most (land or improvements) during times of high housing price increases

[15:08] What to do with Jason's "Hartman Risk Evaluator" when looking for investment homes

[18:44] The trap of believing someone can predict inflation and deflation in home prices


Mar 3, 2017

On December 29, 2016, Jason Hartman was interviewed by Adam Eidson for The Mentee Podcast. The two men discussed the right mindset for getting your business started, the importance of finding the right group of people to elevate your life, and the basics of real estate investing.

Key Takeaways:

[4:30] How Jason's journey began

[6:05] The 4 mentors in Jason's beginning who changed his life

[10:21] The two basic choices every investment has

[12:48] Jason's main points on investing for cash flow

[17:29] Important mindsets for entrepreneurs to have, and how to be around successful people even when you can't be around successful people

[21:25] Whether Jason sticks solely to single family homes

[24:16] Whether successful real estate investors rent or buy their homes (and how you can actually lose money by buying the home you live in)

[27:55] Why your home isn't an investment

[29:54] How to counter the mindset that your rental is going to get destroyed by your tenants, and some things to do to protect your home from wear and tear

Zig Ziglar - See You at the Top
Richard Nixon - In the Arena

Mar 1, 2017

On July 11, 2016, Jason Hartman was interviewed by Robert Mallon, host of The Lion's Den for Business Men, about his business journey, real estate investing, and having the right mindset to succeed in life.

Robert is a professional speaker, business coach and mentor. His goal is to help men improve their business and create a life they can be proud of.

Key Takeaways:

[2:33] Jason's life history that got him where he is today and his first business at the age of 8

[8:17] The impact Jason's mentors had on him and the lessons his mother taught him that had an even bigger impact

[12:07] The business accomplishment Jason's most proud of, and the importance your business model has

[17:38] Jason's love of entrepreneuralism, and how he helps people invest in real estate

[21:55] The importance of diversifying geographically

[24:34] Jason's biggest failure and what he learned from it, and increasing your failure rate

[29:17] Jason's business mindset and how it helps him succeed

[33:15] One thing Jason would like to change about his life right now

[37:10] How Jason relaxes

Tabata Pro App - Apple Store or Google Play

Feb 25, 2017

Geoff Woods found his inspiration when he heard the Jim Rohn quote "you are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with". That quote sent him on a mission to spend the most time with high level CEOs and entrepreneurs. It led him to where he is now, Vice President of The ONE Thing. Geoff is turning Gary Keller's best selling book, The ONE Thing, into a business. The mission of the business is the same as the book, to teach people to live a life of focus, where doing more can be done by doing less.

Key Takeaways:

[2:42] What "The ONE Thing" is

[6:24] One of Geoff's examples of his "most important thing"

[10:13] If Gary's multiple business ventures are going against the idea of "ONE thing"

[13:30] How to implement your one thing in your life

[16:50] It takes 66 days to make a habit stick

[19:15] Consuming content is great, but you have to take action


Feb 22, 2017

On October 29, 2015, Jason Hartman joined Kenny & Cameron on The Rise to Mastery podcast. The two hosts picked Jason's brain about getting into the podcast field, how much you should niche your podcast, being an entrepreneur, and more.

Key Takeaways:

[1:19] Jason's favorite state to live in

[3:58] Jason's motivation behind starting his podcast

[6:26] The exact moment when Jason learned about podcasting

[9:30] The growth of Jason's podcast and the evolution of podcasting in general

[12:32] One of the biggest helps of podcasting: refining your message

[17:11] Jason discusses his podcast network and why he started some of the shows he did

[22:16] Podcasting and niches

[25:10] Jason's new project he's involved in


Feb 18, 2017

On January 6, 2016, Jason Hartman went on Brian Bain's Investor in the Family podcast and left little doubt that a long term buy and hold strategy for income properties is the path to real wealth. Brian Bain is a stock market investor, and wants Jason to break down the basics of investing in real estate rather than stocks. So Jason shows how a 30 year mortgage can lead to serious wealth production in multiple dimensions, unlike the single dimension of stocks (buy low, sell high).

Brian fully admits to not being a professional investor, but aims to help people protect themselves from big mistakes while outperforming their benchmarks by building (and, most importantly, sticking to) their investment plan.

Key Takeaways:

[1:46] Jason's real estate investment backstory

[8:07] Using income property as a multi-dimensional asset and tax write-off

[11:17] A non-recourse loan protects you from a lender lawsuit

[15:11] 6 ways government can handle underfunded entitlement programs

[18:41] Aligning your interests with those of government and banks

[21:10] Redistributing wealth through inflation rather than taxes

[23:31] How thousands of people used single family homes to gain real wealth

[32:52] A deal that doesn't produce income isn't a true investment

[34:38] Long term investments are definitely the way to invest your money


Feb 16, 2017

Communication is an art and only 7% of it is the rest??..The rest affects every area of your life. On October 19, 2015, Jason Hartman went on Real Time, Real Men Only with Nicole Welch to dive into real estate investing, trying to outsource your home construction, and finding your passion in life.

Key Takeaways:

[3:02] How gaining leverage is the key to success regardless of the area of life

[6:37] Trying to compare the US real estate market to any other market around the world

[9:42] Why trying to build in countries with cheap labor rates might seem great, but ends up costing a lot more than you'd expect

[12:20] A fragmented real estate market in the US makes for great opportunities

[16:13] Sometimes you might find that your passion isn't the job you have, but the opportunities the job allows you

[19:45] Jason breaks down why he does The Longevity & Biohacking Show podcast

[23:40] Whether Trump has a chance to win the election (Jason makes a call that might suprise you)

[25:42] A project Jason is starting up,


Feb 9, 2017

On January 21, 2016, Jason Hartman joined Richard Wilson on the Family Office Podcast. Richard and Jason discussed real estate investing and, specifically, how family offices can invest in real estate while avoiding costly mistakes.

The Family Office Podcast is hosted by Richard C. Wilson and provides client case studies, facts, trends, interviews with family offices, and a global look at ultra-wealthy investing.

Key Takeaways:

[4:59] The big opportunity available in income property

[8:30] How real estate acts in deflationary periods

[12:50] The 3 types of markets in the United States that all 400 local markets fit into

[17:20] Where Jason sees the housing markets in the US heading

[20:56] Comparing Orange County to Kansas City over an 18 year period

[25:34] The key to investing

[30:23] Some of the mistakes Jason has seen investors make that you can avoid

[32:27] The one thing real estate investing boils down to


The Longevity & Biohacking Show

Feb 4, 2017

Back in October 2015, Jason Hartman joined Mark Podolsky on his podcast, The Best Passive Income Model Show, to discuss real estate investing. They delved into leverage, a few of his 10 Commandments, and the importance of setting up a system.

Mark first bought raw land in 2001, which helped him escape his high-stress, soulless corporate job. He now owns Frontier Properties and has completed over 5,000 land deals, with an average ROI of over 300% on cash flips and 1,000% on deals with financing.


Feb 1, 2017

On February 3, 2016, Jason Hartman went on the Michael Quarles Real Estate Show to discuss his life in real estate, the value of leverage, his 10 Commandments, and the importance of being in the game.

Michael is a real estate broker and contractor. Throughout his career he has completed thousands of real estate deals and built over 70 new construction units. He has done fix and flips, assignments, wholesale deals and many others types of deals. His specialty, however, is “WholeTailing”, a strategy he created to maximize profit when buying houses at a discount.

Key Takeaways:

[1:39] Jason's start in real estate and podcast network

[6:38] What kind of financing Jason used on his first deal

[9:00] The ways you can make profits off of income properties

[12:44] Some danger signs in deals when using leverage

[15:33] Commandment #3: Thou Shalt Maintain Control

[18:17] Michael's first introduction to email and how he never thought it'd catch on

[22:43] The saddest part of people trying to predict the market and Jason's formula for cash flow

[27:02] Jason's take on getting into flipping

[30:08] The Reluctant Investor's Lament

[33:51] Investments vs a job

[35:45] The importance of standarizing data


Jan 28, 2017

On October 14, 2015, Jason Hartman was interviewed by Brandon Uttley about real estate investing and entrepreneurialism. Jason explained why he likes INCOME PROPERTIES (not necessarily real estate), why your primary residence isn't an investment, when you should be a renter (even if you own a bunch of rental properties), and how entrepreneurs can power through down cycles.

Brandon Uttley is host of the podcast Go For Launch that aims to provide information and inspiration for entrepreneurs to start and grow their business.

Key Takeaways:

[4:42] How Jason became an entrepreneur

[9:35] What Jason would say to someone who thinks investing in real estate will be too expensive

[12:55] When it's better to rent the home you're living in rather than buying it

[15:55] Jason's desire to live in an $11 million house, and why he'd never even consider buying it

[18:20] How Jason got into podcasting

[21:52] What advice Jason would give to an entrepreneur who's hitting hard times


Jan 26, 2017

On February 4, 2016, Jason Hartman was invited on to the Boomer Business Owner with Charles Poznek to discuss his real estate business, how to start a podcast, how to market your podcast, and how to successfully integrate your podcast with your business model.

The Boomer Business Owner is a podcast designed to help inspire entrepreneurs by hearing from other successful entrepreneurs, with a focus on online entrepreneurialism.

Key Takeaways:

[1:35] Jason gives a breakdown of his current business

[5:30] Jason's discovery of podcasting

[8:00] How Jason's business helps their clients

[11:20] A breakdown of Jason's podcasts

[13:30] How Jason started podcasting

[17:05] Podcast marketing strategies (if there is one?)

[19:45] Jason's advice for a starting entrepreneur


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