How to Acquire $500 Million in Real Estate by Focusing on "Better" and not "More" with Ryan Smith


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By Kingdom Capitalists and Ellis Hammond : Christian Entrepreneur | Cash Flow Enthusiast | Real Estate Investor. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode, we cover core topics for Kingdom Capitalists including:

  • How focusing on "better" and not "more" took his company from $50 million to over $500 million in real estate holdings.
  • How the Cross "pushes" us into new endeavors vs being "pulled" into our work.
  • How our identity as a child of God frees us to take greater risks in business.
  • The benefits and downsides of starting a real estate fund.
  • Ryan's biggest struggle as a Kingdom Capitalist.

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Guest Bio:

Ryan Smith brings with him more than fifteen years of business experience in market evaluation, property analysis, management systems, due diligence and investor relations. Mr. Smith is the co-manager of multiple investment funds, which specialize in investing in MHCs.

Mr. Smith graduated from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science. An athlete, he was highly recruited for both baseball and basketball and was drafted as a senior in high school by the Baltimore Orioles, and again in college by the Anaheim Angels. Mr. Smith pursued his athletic talents by playing baseball throughout his college experience.

His foresight and ability to communicate the state of the marketplace has propelled him to be a featured commentator alongside the likes of Mayor Rudy Giuliani, General Colin Powell and other notable individuals. He is currently on the board of Young Life College – UCF and is a member of the Advisory Board for the National Christian Foundation’s Orlando chapter. Mr. Smith lives in Orlando with his wife and four children.

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