Episode 3

Published on:

10th Jun 2022

Ryan Stenberg | Providing Value To Get Value Back

Having financial freedom before you turn 30 may seem impossible to many people in their 20s, but it is possible. 

Jake Harris' guest on today's episode is the living proof of that. At only 25, Ryan Stenberg acquired $30 million worth of real estate in less than a year. 

In 2021, Ryan left his job at Google and co-founded West Egg Real Estate, a data-driven real estate syndication firm specializing in acquiring low-basis commercial properties in Tier II markets. 

In a very short period of time, Ryan and his business partners managed to achieve amazing success.

In today's episode of the Catching Knives podcast, Ryan Stenberg shares his incredible story and the secret to becoming financially independent at a very young age. 

He will talk about his experience at Google, the important lessons he took from it and also what made him leave and start his own business.

He will also share what led him to the discovery of commercial real estate and how he got started. 

You will find out how a one-million-dollar deal can become a 25 million dollar deal after just one year and what is the number one thing to focus on when starting a real estate business.

Ryan will also reveal some de-risking strategies in real estate investing, the number #1 advantage tech people can have in Real Estate and much more.

Listen now and enjoy!

What You’ll Learn in this Show: 

  • The lessons Ryan learned from his experience at Google and what made him leave to start his own company.
  • How did a one-million-dollar deal become a 25-million-dollar deal after just one year?
  • The number #1 advantage tech people can have in Real Estate
  • Effective de-risking strategies in real estate investing
  • How does Ryan's due diligence process look and what led him to build it?
  • The number one thing to focus on when starting a real estate business
  • And so much more...



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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.