Episode 52

Published on:

10th Jan 2023

Jeremiah Boucher | Finding Your Edge in Real Estate

Jeremiah Boucher is a value investor who specializes in the acquisition and development of alternative commercial real estate assets

Growing up in Las Vegas and working summers for his father's paving company in New Hampshire, Jeremiah Boucher learned the real estate business from the ground up.

Since quitting college at the age of 20, he has spent his entire career in the real estate industry, first as a real estate agent and single-family residential investor and later moving into manufactured housing parks and helping build one of the largest manufactured housing funds in the country. 

Later on, he separated his assets from the fund and created Patriot Holdings, his own private equity and real estate management and development company, 

Today, Jeremiah owns and operates a $200M portfolio of high-performing commercial properties, ranging from manufactured home communities to self-storage facilities to industrial parks.

In today's episode of the Passive Wealth Principles podcast, Jeremiah  joins Jake Harris for an insightful conversation about his journey to success in real estate, some technical details on self-storage and much more,

You will learn more about Jeremiah’s background and how he got started in the real estate space.

He will talk about the backstory of his book, “Finding Your Edge: How to Win at the Game of Commercial Real Estate Investing” and will reveal the 6 principles that led him to success.

You will find out how Jeremiah discovered the mobile home parks and how he got into investing in this space and he will also share why and how he shifted to self-storage.

Jeremiah will also talk about the importance of having a vision for your business, what makes him want to continue to move the needle even though he achieved financial freedom, he will share some of the mistakes he made along the way and the lesson he took from them and so much more.

Listen now and enjoy!

What You’ll Learn in this Show: 

  • How Jeremiah got started in the real estate space
  • The backstory of Jeremiah’s book, “Finding Your Edge: How to Win at the Game of Commercial Real Estate Investing”
  • How Jeremiah discovered the mobile home parks and how he got into investing in this space
  • Why Jeremiah shifted to self-storage
  • Some of the mistakes Jeremiah made along the way and the lesson he took from them
  • And so much more...




Jeremiah’s Linkedin


Finding Your Edge: How to Win at the Game of Commercial Real Estate Investing (The Investor's Edge)

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About the Podcast

Passive Wealth Principles
Contrarian Investing for Cash Flow and Freedom
You are listening to the Passive Wealth Principles Podcast. Your host; Jake Harris is the founder of an award-winning real estate investment firm and actively investing in commercial real estate all over the country. This show allows you to tune into interviews, dive deeper and deconstruction many passive wealth principles not just from investing but tactics, strategies, and many fascinating ways in which people have achieved levels of passive wealth.

Through my nearly 20 year career as a professional investor, I have built an amazing network of people and come across some super-savvy investors that not only have a unique stance on the marketplace but look at the same problems we all face and many times have come up with a simple but unconventional approach to solving them.

So come be a fly on the wall. Enjoy the conversations and these amazing passive wealth principle lessons.

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About your host

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Jake Harris

A sought-after expert and gifted story teller with contagious energy, he inspires everyone around him with encyclopedic research. He can take complicated ideas and convey them simply and clearly for everyone to understand. As a founder and managing partner of an award-winning commercial real estate firm, he has authored a #1 bestselling book (CatchingKnives). He has been featured in many publications including The NY Times & Yahoo Finance, he is a frequent speaker, podcast guest, and a highly valued coach. He uses those superpowers to pioneer cutting-edge bold design into an exciting hotel, infill, and adaptive reuse projects across the country. To date has purchased and sold1200+ properties in23 states and amassed a commercial real estate portfolio of iconic properties. He earned a master's degree in International Real Estate, sits on the FIU real estate board, is an accreditedCongress of New Urbanism city builder, a member of CCIM, Urban Land Institute (ULI) and holds a CA real estate brokers license.