374: What Real Estate Investors NEED to Know About the Coronavirus, the Economy, and the Problems At Your Door
Published March 19, 2020
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    Rent's due... or is it? From quarantines to eviction moratoriums to a plummeting stock market, COVID-19 has upended seemingly everything -- and today we talk through what it all means for real estate investors. J Scott, author of Recession-Proof Real Estate Investing, and Scott Trench, author of Set for Life and CEO of BiggerPockets, join Brandon and David for a roundtable discussion packed with perspective and insight. We begin with a high-level analysis of today's economy, and discuss how you can fortify your portfolio in the face of a likely recession (there's still time!). Then, the guys take on your most pressing questions -- starting with, "what happens if my tenant doesn't pay rent?" *NOTE: If you want to skip directly to audience Q&A, that section starts at 1 hour, 5 minutes.* Whether you're a brand new investor nervous about getting started... or a veteran waiting for the right opportunity to deploy capital, this episode will give you a chance to take a deep breath and assess the playing field. We hope you enjoy this special episode, recorded March 18... Stay safe, take care of yourselves, and stay tuned for more Coronavirus content across all BiggerPockets platforms in the days and weeks ahead. In This Episode We Cover:BiggerPockets members' top questions right nowHow to control your emotions when people around you are panickingWhich strategies do and don't work well during downturnsHow to approach tenants who have lost income and don't pay rentThe importance of "buying right" and keeping cash reserves6 ways real estate investors should prep for a recessionHow power dynamics in the marketplace will changeWhether you should still be out there looking for dealsHow to productively use your time while confined indoorsAdjustable Rate Mortgages todayCOVID-19's effect on the overall economyThe effects of Quantitative Easing and 0% interest ratesAnd SO much more!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets ForumsBiggerPockets WebinarBiggerPockets Money PodcastBiggerPocketsReal Estate Rookie PodcastBiggerPockets Business PodcastMindy Jensen's BiggerPockets ProfileImperial College COVID-19 Response Team ArticleRay DalioBiggerPockets Podcast 297: Mastering the Decision-Making Process with Business (and World Series of Poker) Champion Annie DukeBiggerPockets Calculators4 Wealth Generators of Real Estate Investing (video)ZillowBiggerPockets Podcast 311: 6 Rules for Investing in Real Estate in the Coming Economic Shift with J Scott Check the full show notes here: http://biggerpockets.com/show373
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