5 Talents Podcast - Passive Investing, Cashflow, & Wealth Creation in Commercial Real Estate

Ruben Dominguez - $50M+ in Real Estate, 600+ Units; You Better Have This Real Estate Mindset Now

January 28, 2021 Abel Pacheco Season 1 Episode 90
5 Talents Podcast - Passive Investing, Cashflow, & Wealth Creation in Commercial Real Estate
Ruben Dominguez - $50M+ in Real Estate, 600+ Units; You Better Have This Real Estate Mindset Now
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5 Talents Podcast - Passive Investing, Cashflow, & Wealth Creation in Commercial Real Estate
Ruben Dominguez - $50M+ in Real Estate, 600+ Units; You Better Have This Real Estate Mindset Now
Jan 28, 2021 Season 1 Episode 90
Abel Pacheco

Here’s a fellow ex-IT guy that I would like to welcome to our show for today. Ruben Dominguez served as an executive for several Software as a Service (SaaS) companies before diving into the real estate space. 

He founded Totem Capital Group and co-founded Apartment Educators, helping people understand real estate better and guiding them to invest in the space successfully. Today, he shares his humble beginnings in real estate, his motivations for leaving an already lucrative position in the information technology world, and the mindset that led him to more than 50 million dollars in real estate and over 600 units. 

Let’s jump into the episode and copy Ruben’s mindset in real estate!  

[00:01 - 04:17] Opening Segment

  • I introduce Ruben Dominguez
  • Ruben’s “why” in real estate

[04:18 - 16:54] BRRRR Strategy 

  • Ruben walks us through his transition from IT to real estate
  • Ruben’s 2 biggest lessons he’s applying in real estate
    • The first one is about honesty
    • What do you think is the other one? 
  • He talks about the BRRRR Strategy

[16:55 - 26:16] Mentorships and Partnerships 

  • What’s Ruben doing right now? 
  • Ruben suggests a story you should read
  • He tells us the importance of mentors and partners

[26:17 - 40:03] The Right Real Estate Mindset

  • Ruben talks about the services offered by Apartment Educators
  • He shares the inconvenient truth about real estate
  • The right mindset in real estate for Ruben

[40:04 - 47:45] Closing Segment

  • Connect with Ruben. Links below. 
  • What’s next for Ruben? 
  • Ruben’s real estate advice for couples 
  • Final words from me


Tweetable Quotes:

“Be as truthful as you can with your customers.” - Ruben Dominguez

“Deals don’t happen. Deals are made.” - Ruben Dominguez

“If you think you can’t do it, you’re not gonna do it.” - Ruben Dominguez


Resources Mentioned:

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Connect with Ruben on LinkedIn or email him at [email protected] or [email protected]. Visit Totem Capital Group and Apartment Educators to learn more about their brilliant work.  


Connect with me:

https://www.5tcre.com/

Facebook

LinkedIn

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Show Notes

Here’s a fellow ex-IT guy that I would like to welcome to our show for today. Ruben Dominguez served as an executive for several Software as a Service (SaaS) companies before diving into the real estate space. 

He founded Totem Capital Group and co-founded Apartment Educators, helping people understand real estate better and guiding them to invest in the space successfully. Today, he shares his humble beginnings in real estate, his motivations for leaving an already lucrative position in the information technology world, and the mindset that led him to more than 50 million dollars in real estate and over 600 units. 

Let’s jump into the episode and copy Ruben’s mindset in real estate!  

[00:01 - 04:17] Opening Segment

  • I introduce Ruben Dominguez
  • Ruben’s “why” in real estate

[04:18 - 16:54] BRRRR Strategy 

  • Ruben walks us through his transition from IT to real estate
  • Ruben’s 2 biggest lessons he’s applying in real estate
    • The first one is about honesty
    • What do you think is the other one? 
  • He talks about the BRRRR Strategy

[16:55 - 26:16] Mentorships and Partnerships 

  • What’s Ruben doing right now? 
  • Ruben suggests a story you should read
  • He tells us the importance of mentors and partners

[26:17 - 40:03] The Right Real Estate Mindset

  • Ruben talks about the services offered by Apartment Educators
  • He shares the inconvenient truth about real estate
  • The right mindset in real estate for Ruben

[40:04 - 47:45] Closing Segment

  • Connect with Ruben. Links below. 
  • What’s next for Ruben? 
  • Ruben’s real estate advice for couples 
  • Final words from me


Tweetable Quotes:

“Be as truthful as you can with your customers.” - Ruben Dominguez

“Deals don’t happen. Deals are made.” - Ruben Dominguez

“If you think you can’t do it, you’re not gonna do it.” - Ruben Dominguez


Resources Mentioned:

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Connect with Ruben on LinkedIn or email him at [email protected] or [email protected]. Visit Totem Capital Group and Apartment Educators to learn more about their brilliant work.  


Connect with me:

https://www.5tcre.com/

Facebook

LinkedIn

Instagram

Watch 5T CRE on YouTube

Leave us a review and receive your free ebook

Email us --> [email protected]

Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/5Talents)