Welcome to Episode 109 of the Mobile Home Park Investors podcast, hosted by Jefferson Lilly and Brad Johnson, with the Park Street Partners. In a first ever for this podcast, Jefferson does a book report on Am I Being Too Subtle? by Sam Zell. Sam has made over a billion dollars in smart investments in industries such as real estate, energy, manufacturing, healthcare, and more. Jefferson was curious to read his book for Sam’s real estate and mobile home knowledge and shares what he has learned in a 3-part series.
[2:40] Jefferson shares why he decided to read Sam’s book.
[5:20] Sam basically invented business casual back in the 1970s and wore jeans to work.
[6:00] Jefferson explains the types of investments Sam has made over the years.
[8:25] Sam has lived through several real estate crises.
[11:20] A bit of background about Sam and his family.
[15:00] Sam has issues with being called ‘self-made’
[17:25] How did Sam get in real estate?
[21:50] Sam became a homeowner for the first time in 1965 at 24 years of age.
[26:25] Jefferson shares Sam’s thoughts on persistence.
[29:45] Ask the right questions to get the deal done.
[31:50] Find out more next week!
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