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Episode 284: Triumphs and Troubles From a Decade of Experience on Chicago’s Southeast Side with Jared Kott

Jared Kott returns to share the ups and downs of his real estate journey that started just over 10 years ago when he left the corporate world!

Jared gets right into it by talking about the challenges of operating in C/D class neighborhoods! He shares the cold hard truth of dealing with a slip-and-fall incident at one of his properties where he was found guilty in court. Jared provides insights on the trajectory of the Southeast side and on putting emotion aside to deal with non-paying tenants. Jared closes by talking about his adventures in Michigan involving awesome short-term rentals and boat rentals!

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02:00 Housing Provider Tip - Shop around for home insurance to get the best value.

04:02 Intro to our guest, Jared Kott.

07:03 Reflecting on a decade of experience!

14:22 Jared’s recent slip-and-fall incident.

26:23 Trajectory of Chicago’s Southeast Side!

42:34 Dealing with non-paying tenants.

48:50 Jared’s Michigan adventures!

56:25 What is your competitive advantage?

56:55 One piece of advice for new investors.

57:22 What do you do for fun?

57:40 Good book, podcast, or self development activity that you would recommend?

58:17 Local Network Recommendation?

58:42 How can the listeners learn more about you and provide value to you?


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Guest Name: Jared Kott

Guest Company: Marblestone Property Group

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Other Links for show notes:

SUCI Ep 11 - Jared Kott

SUCI Ep 79 - Gary Davidson

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