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S1E81: Grabbing Opportunities through Positive Thinking with Vinney Chopra
Nov 16, 2022 37 min

Episode Description

Vinney “Smile” Chopra, a mechanical engineer, MBA, CA RE broker, Author of two International Top Sellers, Host of 3 Podcasts, an Investor, Mentor, Coach, and founder of 7 companies came to the US from India with $7 in his pockets. He sold encyclopedias and bibles door to door as a university student. His hard work paid off when he graduated from George Washington University with an M.B.A. (In marketing). He realized then he would make his career in the “relationship building and networking” field. A strong believer in the power of positive thoughts and selfless actions.

In this episode, Vinney discusses his experiences in the senior housing and assisted living industries. He notes that there is a huge opportunity for independent living and that acquisitions are still a viable option in this space. He cautions listeners to be patient with the market, as interest rates will eventually decline. Vinney also talks about other investment opportunities such as Bitcoin and how it has not gone down in value and that it is a good investment.


[00:01 - 07:39] Opening Segment

  • Introducing Vinney to the show

  • Brief background and career

  • Vinney discusses the current market conditions and how he expects them to change soon

[07:40 - 19:24] Tips for Surviving the Hotel Market

  • The Fed has historically lowered interest rates to stimulate economic growth, mitigate inflation

  • In the past, 100% of the times that interest rates have been raised, they have also been cut within two years

  • There will be a shakeout of new investors in the market as well as some "overbidding" by previous investors

  • Vinney agrees that rates will not go down to 2%

  • He recommends selling the property at this time at 2.89%

[19:25 - 28:23] How to Invest in Housing and Other Assets

  • There is a huge opportunity for senior living as the population ages

  • The sentiment is similar in that you should focus on finding qualified operators who can effectively run the day-to-day and staff the property

  • Vinny shares how they do their staffing, so they don't outsource this responsibility

  • Bitcoin mining is a profitable investment and can be done with supercomputers and good power source contracts

[28:24 - 37:19] The Quattro Trio

  • What is your superpower?

  • Vinney’s smile and energy

  • What is your biggest failure?

  • Being too nice and naive

  • Vinney’s philanthropic ventures

  • See the links below to connect with Vinney!

  • Final words


“Stay in the market because the off-market days come to those who are still squeezing.” - Vinney Chopra

“If you don't do syndication to raise money or do things like joint ventures or member-managed LLCs then you could give active income losses to the investors.” - Vinney Chopra

Connect with Vinney through LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or visit and Also, check out Vinney’s books, Apartment Syndication Made Easy and Positivity Brings Profitability!

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Real Estate Runway Podcast is all about alternative business and investment strategies to help you amplify life, and maximize wealth! Click here to find out more about the host, Chad Sutton.

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