Episode 84

Published on:

29th Aug 2023

Rob DuBroc| $370,000 into $1.1 million in 18 months?!

In this episode of Passive Wealth Principles: What I Learned, join your host Jake Harris as he engages in a deep discussion with seasoned real estate investor, Rob Brock. Dive into Rob's transition from the realm of software development into the lucrative niche of real estate investing, focusing particularly on self-storage facilities. Together, they unravel the intricacies of the industry and lay bare strategies that have contributed to Rob's success.

Key Takeaways from the Episode:

Transitioning Careers:

Rob shares the motivating factors that drove him from software development to real estate. Gain insights into how passion and opportunity can lead to a transformative career journey.

Unlocking the Potential of Self-Storage Facilities:

Discover Rob's expertise in identifying deals with substantial value-add potential. Learn about the unique advantages of investing in self-storage, especially in the Midwest region.

Innovative Management Techniques:

Rob underscores the significance of integrating tenant management software. Grasp the role technology plays in streamlining operations and enhancing customer experience.

The Human Element:

The essence of real estate isn't just about property. Rob emphasizes the power of genuine human connections in the industry. Experience stories that highlight the importance of relationships in building a successful real estate portfolio.

Outsourcing for Efficiency:

Delve into Rob's philosophy of buying back time. Understand how outsourcing various tasks can significantly free up time, allowing investors to focus on scaling and strategic growth.

Embark on this enlightening journey with Jake and Rob, equipping yourself with invaluable lessons for those looking to make a mark in real estate investing. Stay Connected:

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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.

Learn more: https://www.catchknives.com/

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.