Episode 171: From the East Side to the West Side, Sonia Del Real Explains the Genesis of the Latino Real Estate Investors’ Council


Sonia Del Real of Third City Consulting and LREIC join us to discuss her involvement with Chicago Housing Provider Advocacy groups and how investors from all ethnicities can benefit from this group. 

Sonia shares her background as a second-generation immigrant and a Chicago native along with her investing journey prior to the housing crash. She speaks to her transition into education and advocacy for Latino Housing Providers. Sonia provides information regarding LREIC (Latino Real Estate Investors Council), their mission statement, and the benefits of being a member. She closes with strong words on the importance of getting involved with advocacy groups and being around like-minded, experienced individuals that can propel you and your portfolio to the next level!

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02:52 Housing Provider Tip: Make sure you clean your gutters this fall season! 

04:44 Intro to our guest, Sonia Del Rey!

05:47 Sonia talks about growing up in Chicago as a second-generation immigrant. 

10:46 What is CAPS?

13:37 Sonia talks about her investing journey prior to the housing crash!

18:05 What was Sonia’s main motivation for getting into education? 

25:23 What is LREIC (Latino Real Estate Investors Council)? 

 27:47 What are the benefits of being a member of LREIC?

31:46 Sonia provides advice for anyone trying to start an advocacy group!

40:54 What is Sonia’s competitive advantage? 

42:11 One piece of advice for new investors.

42:50 What do you do for fun?

43:26 Good book, podcast, or self development activity that you would recommend? 

44:04 Local Network Recommendation?

45:46 How can the listeners learn more about you and provide value to you?

That’s our show! Thanks for listening!


Guest Name: Sonia Del Real

Guest Company: Third City Consulting and Latino Real Estate Investors Council

Guest Linkhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/ssdelreal

Other Links for show notes:

LREIC Website

SUCI Ep 37 - Mike Glasser

Cashflow Quadrant (Book Recommendation)


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