The Real Estate Guys Radio Show - Real Estate Investing Education for Effective Action

The Real Estate Guys


Fun and informative, this real estate investment talk show has been broadcasting on conventional radio since 1997. Hosted by professional investor Robert Helms and financial strategist Russell Gray, the show delivers no-hype education and expert perspectives in a fast-paced, entertaining style. Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says The Real Estate Guys are wild and crazy, but they really know what they are talking about. The Guys talk investment strategy, economics, tax and asset protection planning, market and property due diligence, international diversification and much, much more! Gain valuable insights from interviews with notable experts, industry leaders and real life investors. Discover proven strategies for making money with real estate in any market, how to avoid common and costly mistakes and what is working in the real world right now. Relevant topics, credible guests, upbeat delivery and no sales hype have made The Real Estate Guys one of the most listened to real estate talk shows in the world. Check it out! There is a new episode released every week, so be sure to subscribe today!

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Macroeconomics and Main Street Investing

The Great Financial Crisis of 2008 taught us to pay close attention to the bigger economic picture. As real estate investors, it’s critical to understand the role of the bond market in the financial system … And how factors like interest rates and inflation affect the economy. Today, there’s a whole lot happening in the markets and the economy on a macro-level … So to help us sort through it all, we called on our highly intelligent and insightful friend Peter Schiff. What’s the real state of the economy today? What’s going to change? And the big question … What does it all mean for main street?  Tune in to this important episode to find out! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Mar 06
Secure Act 2.0 and What it Means to Real Estate Investors

In a congressional effort to increase retirement savings, Secure Act 2.0 was recently signed into law … And it’s sure to affect people with retirement accounts.   But what impact could it have on YOU and your real estate investing?    Pull up a chair and put on your listening ears … Today we’re talking to our go-to retirement account investing expert about the changes under the new legislation … And how YOU can benefit!   Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Feb 27
Organizing Your Real Estate Business to Scale and Succeed

We always say to treat your real estate investing like a business … And like any successful business, at some point, it may become bigger than what you can handle on your own. In this episode, we’re talking about the importance of organizing your real estate business so it can run effectively, efficiently, and when the time comes … With the help of a team. Tune in as we sit down with a very special guest who has a ton of hands-on experience building and growing businesses … And discover the step-by-step process she uses to help entrepreneurs put the systems and processes in place to scale quickly without drowning in operational chaos.

Feb 23
Real Estate Investing is a Team Sport

Let’s face it … It's nearly impossible to invest in real estate all by yourself. Between sourcing deals, financing, due diligence, and management … It takes a team of people to help facilitate real estate investing. Tune in as we discuss the key players to have in your lineup … And give some practical tips you can use to assemble a winning team to work for you. Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Feb 13
Ask The Guys – Finding A Coach, Raising Capital and Selecting The Right Management

To get great answers, you have to ask great questions … And as usual, you delivered.Now it’s our turn … So it’s time for Ask the Guys! Where can you find a real estate coach? How can someone with limited funds get involved in real estate investing? What’s the best way to find an awesome property management company? Tune in to this edifying episode as we take on these questions and more from our fabulous audience! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Feb 06
Clues In The News - Inflation, Interest Rates, Stocks, Bonds, and Layoffs

Record inflation, trouble on Wall Street, a hemorrhaging bond market … And a wave of corporate layoffs to start off 2023 … How will it all trickle down to Main Street?It’s time for another edition of Clues in the News … Where we read between the headlines to decipher what it all means for real estate investors.  Join us as we take a deep dive into interesting articles in this newsworthy episode! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Jan 26
Delicious Profits with International Agriculture

In times of economic uncertainty, assets that are REAL and ESSENTIAL tend to be the most resilient ...That’s one of the reasons we love real estate … Everyone needs a place to live …And agriculture … Because regardless of what’s going on in the world, everyone needs to eat. But in comparison to real estate investing, it can be a little more difficult to get started … Especially in the US. So in this appetizing episode, we sit down with a good friend and subject expert to discuss some sweet opportunities in international agriculture.  Tune in to find out how you and your portfolio can benefit from the cash-flow and long term appreciation agricultural investing has to offer … Without getting your hands dirty! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Jan 18
Understanding Inflation and What it Means for Real Estate Investors

Inflation is accelerating faster than we’ve seen in decades … People around the world are already feeling its effects in their wallet … Real estate investors included. With margins shrinking and affordability decreasing for buyers and tenants, what’s an investor to do? In this enlightening episode we're joined by three incredibly wise guests to discuss what inflation is, why it happens, and what it means for real estate investors.Tune in to discover what you can do to prepare for what’s ahead and position yourself to profit in an inflationary environment. Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Jan 02
The Changing Opportunities in Single Family Rentals

The single family marketplace is at a pivotal point … And with that comes a whole slew of opportunities for investors!  In this insightful episode, we’re coming to you from Scottsdale, Arizona at IMN’s Single Family Rental Forum. Tune in as we sit down with two awesome guests to discuss our key takeaways from the event and areas of opportunity in the coming year. Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Dec 26, 2022
The Unfiltered Truth – How a Mentor or Coach Can Help You Level Up

How do you get better as a real estate investor?Educating yourself is important … But reading books and listening to podcasts can only get you so far. At some point, most of us need outside input. In this energizing episode, we sit down with a legendary NBA coach to talk about developing a mindset for success … And finding the right help to propel you forward. Tune in to discover how you can level up! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Dec 19, 2022
Cash Flow from Caring with Residential Assisted Living Homes

Five figures net operating income from just ONE single-family home?  Our expert guest says YES … in the rapidly growing Residential Assisted Living niche. As boomers enter old age, many will need help caring for themselves on a daily basis. Many are opting to live in large, single family homes which have been converted into group homes which provide 24/7 assistance. It’s a niche we’ve been following for several years, but the huge wave of boomers entering old age has only just begun.  The future looks very bright for this sector and it’s one of the few healthcare related real estate plays well-suited to the small investor. Tune in as we talk how it’s possible to do good and do well through Residential Assisted Living Home investing. Since 1997, The Real Estate Guys™ radio show features real estate investing ideas, strategies, interviews, and all kinds of valuable resources.  Visit the Special Reports Library under Resources at

Dec 11, 2022
Getting Started Early in Real Estate and Investing

As the years pass by, equity happens … And oftentimes, lessons are best learned first-hand. So as a real estate investor, time and experience are two very powerful advantages to have on your side. Many investors wish they’d have started sooner. But just how early can someone get involved in real estate? Tune in to this exuberant episode to meet two young brothers who’ve built an impressive portfolio of properties … Before they’re even old enough to drive! Plus hear from a best-selling author on a mission to help people like them share their extraordinary stories with the world. Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

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Nov 28, 2022
Halloween Horror Stories 2022 Part Two

Halloween Horror Stories Part 2 featuring five more mortifying memoirs about real estate deals gone bad, and what valuable lessons can be learned. Listen in as our guests each recount the gory details and share the wisdom gleaned from their experiences. Since 1997, The Real Estate Guys™ radio show features real estate investing ideas, strategies, interviews, and all kinds of valuable resources.  Visit the Special Reports Library under Resources at

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Nov 01, 2022
Halloween Horror Stories 2022 Part One

Too many terrifying tales of investing trials and tribulations for just one episode, so this is part 1 of 2 back-to-back episodes of Halloween Horror Stories. Listen as six real world investors share the bad and the ugly of deals which went bad … and the powerful and valuable lessons they learned so YOU can avoid the same fate! Since 1997, The Real Estate Guys™ show features real estate investing ideas, strategies, interviews, and all kinds of valuable resources.  Email for alerts on new podcasts, videos, reports, and events.

Oct 31, 2022
The Elephant in the Room – What Rising Interest Rates Mean for Real Estate

Interest rates are soaring higher and faster than we’ve seen in recent history … With affordability plummeting and investors’ bottom lines and cash flow eroding, it’s no surprise that many are becoming more than a little hesitant … Especially those who haven't seen these conditions before. So what’s an investor to do?  Join us for a compelling conversation about what could happen to the real estate market if rates continue to rise … And the impacts and opportunities investors might be facing now and in the long term.

Oct 24, 2022
Clues in the News - Rising Interest Rates, Falling Permits, and Pension Problems

There’s no shortage of news happening out there … But while we all see the headlines about things like inflation, the economy, the price of oil … What many fail to realize is that these macro-insights have real implications for those investing on main street. Tune in to this eye-opening episode as we dig beneath the headlines and discuss how the clues in the news affect YOUR main street decision making. Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Oct 10, 2022
Ask The Guys - Getting Started, Smart Leverage, and Alternative Lending Options

We asked for your questions and conundrums … And you delivered! Our email room manager was up to eyeballs in interesting inquiries … So we dug him out and selected a handful to address in another illuminating installment of Ask The Guys. Tune in and capitalize on the curiosity of your fellow fans as we hear from our favorite guest … YOU!

Oct 03, 2022
Protecting Your Personal Assets from Attack

As real estate investors, we spend most of our time playing offense … Building strong portfolios and generating cash flow … But what’s often overlooked is having a good defense to protect those things against attacks. And considering the fact that we live and operate our businesses in a highly litigious society, the result can be devastating. So today, we’re talking with a longtime friend, corporate attorney, and best selling author with decades of experience helping investors navigate the complex world of asset protection. Tune in to this important episode to discover the various structures you can put into place to protect your hard-earned assets, how any why to maintain them … And the risk you take if you don’t.

Sep 19, 2022
The 2022 Investor Summit on Sand PART TWO

Without further ado, we bring you part two of our Annual Investor Summit™ On Sand faculty show! Filmed in front of a LIVE studio audience in beautiful Ambergris Caye Belize, this enlightening episode features an awe-inspiring assemblage of top experts on investing, economics, precious metals, entrepreneurship, and more. Listen in as they share a myriad of thought-provoking nuggets from this year’s event … And find out how you can get on the list for next year’s Summit! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Aug 29, 2022
Investments the Government Will Pay You to Make

One of the best ways to make more money is to pay less tax …But all too often, investors fail to take advantage of the tax-saving opportunities outlined in the tax code.Today we’re talking with CPA and bestselling author Tom Wheelwright to talk about some of the ways you can use government incentives to lower your tax bill … And to discuss some of the potential US tax changes on the horizon. Tune in to this engrossing episode to develop a deeper understanding of the tax law and become a stronger, smarter investor! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Aug 22, 2022
Short Term Rentals for Long Term Profits

The use cases for short term rentals go way beyond vacations … With many of today’s travelers turning to AirBnb for business trips, conferences, travel nursing assignments, visiting family or friends and more … The demand for short term rentals is on the rise.   In this enthralling episode, we hear from a short term investor who has built a multi-million dollar business managing thousands of guests in multiple markets and countries … Passively!   Tune in as he shares key insights, tools, and strategies that can help you profit from this exciting niche.   Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Aug 15, 2022
Finding Markets with Runway - Spotlight on Florida Build To Rent

Complicated as it may seem, there’s a simple formula for success in real estate investing …Find the right product in the right market at the right time. When it comes to markets, Florida is SO hot right now … And we’re not talking about the weather. Between population growth, a healthy job market, high rental demand, quality of life, and landlord-friendly policies … There's a lot for investors to like about the sunshine state right now.  And when it comes to products, it’s tough to beat affordable, tenant-focused, low maintenance build-to-rent real estate.  In this edifying episode we talk with a builder and property manager who specializes in all of the above! Tune in for an update from Chris Funk on what’s happening now in Florida and build-to-rent … And to discover insightful tips for finding, vetting, and staying current on a market.

Aug 01, 2022
The 2022 Investor Summit on Sand PART ONE

Sure, listening to experts talk is informative …  ... And watching experts sit on a panel and talk to each other? Enlightening!  But sitting at dinner, chatting on the beach, and hanging out in the bar with both the experts and fellow investors? That’s the Investor Summit™! Once again, we gathered more than 200 investors and dozens of high-caliber experts in investing, economics, real estate, precious metals, energy, cryptocurrency, and entrepreneurship for a long week in Belize to take a good look at what’s happening in the larger ecosystem in which we all operate. And lucky for you, we packed our microphones. But we can’t pack all these big brains into just one episode …  So tune in for the first installment of our faculty show recorded LIVE at the 20th Annual Investor Summit™ On Sand! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Jul 25, 2022
Managing Your Finances and Your Emotions as You Build Your Real Estate Portfolio

What’s the secret to getting started in real estate investing? We get this question a lot … And while there’s no easy button, we think the best thing a new investor can do is to get involved with a community of people who already are out doing deals in the real world. Today we welcome to the show someone who has a ton of visibility and exposure to what’s happening on main street … He’s an extraordinary investor and bestselling author who spends a lot of time interacting with thought leaders in the industry.  Listen in as we talk with David Greene about what’s happening in real estate now … And how to build the community and resources necessary for a successful investing career. Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Jul 11, 2022
Passive Investing Without the Active Headaches

Want all the benefits of real estate investing without dealing with tenants, toilets, and termites? Private placements can be a great option!  But like any investment, it’s wise to do your own due diligence before investing in a real estate syndication.  Today, we sit down with a highly-experienced securities attorney who specializes in putting together the necessary legal paperwork for private placements. He knows just what to look for when aligning with a sponsor or vetting a deal. Tune in as we welcome back our good friend Mauricio Rauld for a discussion about the ins and outs of passive investing … without the active headaches. Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Jul 04, 2022
Lessons From Dads

We’ve been lucky enough to spend a lot of time learning about life and business from great dads … Both our own and otherwise. Robert took an interest in real estate investing following the footsteps of his father … The Godfather of Real Estate” Bob Helms. And it’s tough to say what Russ would be doing today without his dad … A high-tech entrepreneur who undoubtedly had a hand in developing his son’s entrepreneurial spirit. Through their support, guidance, and lessons, our dads and father figures play a big role in shaping who and what we become. In this endearing episode, we sit down with four extraordinary guests as they share their favorite stories and lessons from their incredible dads. Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Jun 27, 2022
Integrating Your Real Estate Investing into Your Lifestyle

You’ve heard the saying … “Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life.” Real estate investing can be something you love to do … And also profit from. In this eye-opening episode, we talk about how you can merge your real estate investing with the rest of your life … And build a fulfilling business that pays you to live how you want to live. Tune in as we explore lifestyle investing with Justin Donald! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

Jun 03, 2022
Transitioning, Team Building and Thinking Big – Playing The Game at a Higher Level

When it comes to leveling up in your business, there's a lot to think about ...  And with all the talk of changes in the marketplace and everything going on at a macro level, it's wise to have a backup plan.  From spending 4 years in the NFL to striking a deal with Mark Cuban on Shark Tank, our guest today knows all about playing at a high level ... And the importance of knowing how and when to pivot.  Tune in to this exciting episode as we tackle these topics and more with entrepreneur and former NFL player Chris Gronkowski! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

May 27, 2022
Stepping Up to Bigger Deals

A lot of folks get started in real estate investing with “little green houses” …Buying single family homes here and there … Slowly building up a portfolio and watching equity happen.Sure, it works …  But it’s slow. So where do you turn when you’re ready to step up your game?In this outstanding episode, you’ll meet a great guest who’s been helping investors go bigger, faster for many, many years. Tune in to discover the different ways you can take your real estate investing to the next level by doing bigger deals! Visit our Special Reports Library under Resources at

May 16, 2022
Lessons From Six Decades of Real Estate Investing

For real estate investors, there’s a lot of insight and perspective to be gained from others who have traveled a similar path …  And experience becomes even more valuable during times of uncertainty.  So get your pen and pad ready ... In this enlightening episode, we hear from a seasoned real estate investor with experience in a variety of different niches and markets ... Over a period of SIX different decades!  Listen in as he shares wisdom from his successes, lessons from his mistakes, and plenty of useful nuggets of wisdom in between.

Apr 30, 2022