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Welcome to Target Market Insights. A podcast to help real estate investors navigate neighborhoods through the lens of local experts. In each episode, we speak to local specialists to learn about their market, useful tips, and the latest trends and developments. This show is designed to help you with the insights you need to win your target market.

Aug 25, 2023

Ryan Chaw has so far invested in ten single-family houses on the side of his full-time job (He’s a pharmacist). He has previously been featured on sites like Business Insider, Yahoo Finance, and BiggerPockets. His speciality is student rental investments.He also helps others get started in real estate investing at 


In this episode Ryan gets specific about room hacking, how he is making $25,000 cash flow a month from a house, the administration & regulations of student housing, how student housing is resilient to a recession, the administration & regulations of student housing and much more.


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 $25,000 Cashflow a Month from a House;


00:00 Room hacking;

05:43 $25,000 cashflow a month from a house;

06:49 The administration & regulations of student housing;

12:46 How is student housing resilient to a recession;

14:09 3-4 unit Vs. a single family house in student housing ;

15:28 Retrofitting in student housing;

16:54 Helping other investors;

18:00 Managing properties;


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20:40 Round of Insights


Apparent Failure: His first property.

Digital Resource: Zillow

Most Recommended Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad

Daily Habit: The Gap and the Gain 

#1 Insight for Room Hacking: Finding a property near a good college.

Best Place to Grab a Bite to Eat in Sacramento: Seoulzip


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