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What I Learned (DJ McClure)
Episode 9522nd January 2024 • Passive Wealth Principles • Jake Harris
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In this reflective episode of Passive Wealth Principles, Jake Harris revisits the enlightening conversation he had with DJ McClure, a national flood expert. Jake shares his learnings about how property owners can reduce insurance costs and boost the value of their real estate investments by navigating flood zones effectively. He also discusses the broader applications of flood expertise in real estate development and the value of note-taking for personal and professional growth.

Episode Highlights:

1. Reducing Insurance Costs in Flood Zones:

  • Jake emphasizes the potential for property owners to lower insurance costs by removing their properties from flood zones.

2. Boosting Net Operating Income (NOI):

  • How the removal of properties from flood zones can significantly increase the NOI of these properties.

3. Flood Expertise in Real Estate Development:

  • The application of flood expertise to enhance real estate development, particularly in increasing buildable square footage and driving property value.

4. The Value of Note-Taking and Journaling:

  • Discussing the importance of note-taking apps and journaling as essential tools for personal and professional development.

Key Takeaways:

  • Leveraging flood zone knowledge can lead to substantial insurance cost savings for property owners.
  • Removing properties from flood zones can markedly improve the NOI of the properties.
  • Applying flood expertise in real estate development can result in more buildable space and increased property value.
  • Embracing digital note-taking and journaling as crucial practices for growth and efficiency.

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Tune into this episode of Passive Wealth Principles where Jake Harris delves into the key lessons learned from his interview with DJ McClure. This episode highlights the significant financial and developmental advantages of understanding and navigating flood zones in real estate, alongside the ever-important practice of diligent note-taking and journaling for sustained personal and professional advancement.