How to React When Natural Disasters Hit – Q&A with Steve Rozenberg

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Steve Rozenberg has a very unique perspective on real estate investing…

While his company, Empire Enterprises, LLC, provides property management and realty services to investors… Steve is ALSO an active international speaker, airline pilot, and talks real estate every week on his radio show.

This gives him the chance to talk to a variety of investors and allows him a fresh take on the real estate industry. Lucky for you, he sat down with us for a Facebook LIVE Training and shared some amazing insight for both beginner and experienced investors.

During this session, Steve discussed how investors should react to natural disasters, what kind of market changes to expect, and how to profit.

He also left us with a great piece of advice regarding natural disasters…

“A good action plan today is much better than a great action plan tomorrow.”

If you missed our session with Steve, you can still view it here.

Watch our talk with Steve and learn:

  • What to do when a natural disaster hits
  • The importance of breaking down and segmenting your problems
  • Common problems real estate investors face
  • How real estate markets react to natural disasters
  • The one thing that should drive all of your investing decisions
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Below, we’ve included the main topics Steve discussed in his session so that you can skip to the parts you’re most interested in learning about…

What should you do when a natural disaster actually hits? [3:55]

As an investor, what can you do to provide services or to profit? [8:56]

Should new investors get involved in the market after a natural disaster? [12:31]

How Steven got into real estate investment and started his property management business [14:48]

What are some common problems you come across with the properties you manage? [24:10] 

Why you should treat your investing career as a business [25:35]

The importance of social media and networking as a real estate investor [31:50]

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What networking meetup groups do you recommend for new investors? [35:20]

What formula do you use to purchase property after a disaster? [41:48]

After a natural disaster, how long can you expect the market to be affected? [46:09]

How has the rental market reacted to the recent natural disasters around the world? [48:40]

How should you research markets to find one that’s affordable and suitable for you? [50:18]

How do you connect with vendors you can trust after a natural disaster? [53:35]

Is any property ever considered a “lost cause?” [58:30]

Visit Steve’s website to find out more about Steve’s property management or education, or to get in touch.

Alison Reeves

Author: Alison Reeves

After working for a large wholesaler in Houston for 4 years, Alison joined MyHouseDeals as Marketing Manager in 2016. Alison finds the ever-changing nature of real estate investing and marketing exciting, and loves working for a web services company that is hyper-focused on its customers. When she’s not marketing for MyhouseDeals, Alison enjoys cycling, running, fostering homeless dogs, and enjoying all of the art/music/outdoor public activities that Houston has to offer.