E1095 The Next Unicorns E13: Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley is creating the real estate cloud, opening residential investing to millennials & more

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Show Notes:
0:00 Start
0:45 Jason intros Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley
3:56 Are we approaching a housing downturn or an upswing?
8:16 What happens now that people are leaving major cities in droves?
10:16 LinkedIn Jobs – Get $50 off your first job post at https://linkedin.com/unicorn
12:07 What is Roofstock? How do they make money? How are they creating the real estate cloud?
20:47 Attacking the massive residential housing market & Roofstock’s institutional business
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24:42 How Roofstock is different from a REIT, what are typical returns in this market?
30:28 Difference between residential & commercial real estate as investment opportunities
34:43 What happens to cities like SF & NYC when their tax base drops due to a mass exodus?
40:20 What is the investment opportunity in SF? Has the market reset yet? Why does it take so long for real estate to bottom out?
43:30 Will this downturn allow millennials the chance to participate in home ownership?
47:32 How short attention spans could be a benefit to young investors
51:42 What is the minimum investment into Roofstock One?
55:46 Top 3 cities that will appreciate the most over the next 10-20 years?

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