AUSTIN REAL ESTATE INVESTING featuring Jason Ricks
Jordan Moorhead interviews Jason Ricks about
the benefits of private real estate investing.
May 6, 2021 | AUSTIN REAL ESTATE INVESTING
Jason Ricks, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Liberty Real Estate Fund LLC, joins the Austin Real Estate Investing podcast
hosted by Jordan Moorhead. These two real estate-savvy Austin residents discuss the benefits of real estate investing, especially with Single-Tenant Net-Leased (STNL) properties that offer tax advantages, interest deductions, capitalizing on depreciation and more. Jason also shares his experience working with corporate-grade tenants as some of the most stable and secure investments to generate regularly monthly income. Jason and Jordan also compare Triple Net (NNN) with other real estate investment opportunities like REITs, retail shopping centers and multifamily buildings.
The Moorhead Real Estate Team is located in both Texas and Minnesota, serving individuals looking for homes with investor-friendly expert agents. They believe every home purchase should be a thoughtful investment.
00:34 – Host Jordan Moorhead introduces Jason Ricks, COO of Liberty Real Estate Fund
01:38 – What is a Single Tenant Net Lease (STNL) property?
02:16 – Why are STNL properties very attractive to investors?
02:44 – What are the benefits of private real estate funds, like Liberty Real Estate Fund, versus REITs?
04:58 – Why choose to invest in real estate in Austin, TX?
07:49 – What attracted Jason to real estate investing?
13:50 – Why should real estate buyers always evaluate their leases, corporate expenditures and leverage options?
20:30 – What are capitalization (cap) rates and how do you evaluate them in terms of risk?
24:35 – Why are essential businesses and daily-needs retail real estate so lucrative, even during the pandemic?
27:06 – What are the benefits of investing in institutional-grade, or creditworthy, tenants?
29:30 – Why should investors network and educate themselves when trying to make a passive investment in real estate?
33:49 – What advice does Jason have for non-accredited investors?
37:45 – What books does Jason recommend for personal and professional growth?
3 Key Points:
- Single-Tenant Net-Lease (STNL) properties are very stable investments that create monthly cash flow for higher yields than corporate or municipal bonds and require minimal management.
- Real estate investing is the absolute best way to create wealth and consistent cash flow with excellent tax advantages, interest rates and they provide a hedge against inflation.
- Triple Net (NNN) investments have strong corporate-grade tenants that protect and generate wealth and passive income for investors.
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Jason Ricks, CCIM, is a Principal and the COO of Liberty Real Estate Fund LLC, the World’s First Net Lease Security Token FundTM, as well as a Concordia Equity Partners principal whose primary focus is on acquisitions, leasing, and development. Jason is a native Texan, professional real estate investor and certified commercial investment member (CCIM). Jason’s background in retail leasing and asset management make him an invaluable member of Concordia’s team for developing strategies to unlock the value of a property. Jason also has extensive experience and familiarity with south and southwestern US markets. Jason’s most recent experience is with AMLI Residential as the Vice President for Retail Asset Management where he established and has led the mixed-used Retail Asset Management team working on premier properties worth hundreds of millions across the country. Prior to that, he served as an Asset Manager for BH Properties where he oversaw a 2.2 million square foot value-add retail portfolio throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Jason broke into the commercial real estate business as a Shopping Center broker for Tarantino Properties. He received his BS in Business Management from Oklahoma State University, where he was a Team Captain for the Oklahoma State Football Team (The Cowboys). Jason is an active member of the International Shopping Counsel of Centers (ICSC). Most recently, he was featured in the #1 Amazon bestselling book: DESIRE, DISCIPLINE & DETERMINATION (2019).
Jason has also been featured as a guest on NPR, the Nothing But Net Show podcast, Simple Passive CashflowPodcast, and Commercial Real Estate Investing from A-Z podcast.
Liberty Real Estate Fund LLC is The World’s First Single-Tenant Net-Lease Security Token FundTM, joining 30 plus years of institutional real estate investment experience with blockchain technology to deliver very stable, diversified, tax efficient returns combined with liquidity, security and transparency.
Liberty is a real estate investment fund that acquires Single-Tenant Net-Leased (NNN) essential business retail, auto service and medical properties in the United States. It is designed for investors to achieve: Geographic Diversification; Industry Diversification; Tenant Credit Strength and is built with hard assets that have intrinsic value. Our portfolio of Net Lease properties is constructed with brand name Essential Businesses operating in high growth markets throughout the United States. These Net Lease assets have long term contractual rents backed by excellent brand name, well capitalized companies.
Liberty is focused on investing in high quality, well located Single-Tenant Net-Leased (NNN) properties in targeted high growth, low tax areas of the United States. The portfolio has been specifically designed to provide stable, recession resistant income combined with inflation protected wealth preservation and equity growth.
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