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July 20, 2022

34. Will Jordan on Finding Community

34. Will Jordan on Finding Community

In this episode, Brock talks with Will Jordan.

Will is the founder of BnB Interiors, a company offering interior design services focused on the short term rental market as well as property management in San Diego. We talk through how he looks at money - he spent two years living in a van which allowed him to save enough money to go in as a limited partner on a real estate transaction with his brother. He talks about how the desire for community and good experiences led to his friends starting a backyard concert venue. There's some great food for thought in this episode on how to approach life and balancing a career and your actual life. 

Now, Will is building BnB Interiors. We hear his approach to the STR market, how he evaluates deals, and walk through some basic numbers on a rental he has under management. 

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Will's Business - BnB Interior
Episode with Rich Jordan, Will's Brother



Topics:

(02:35) - Differences between Rich and Will

(07:10) - Travel and work abroad plans for 2023

(11:32) - How money plays a role in life and living in a van

(15:30) - A life of minimalism and the fire that brought it

(19:15) - The importance of community

(21:30) - Starting a backyard venue

(34:50) - Demeanor inside and outside the Navy

(37:20) - Systemic inefficiencies and desire for control

(46:00) - Preparing for transition out from the moment going in

(48:50) - The Navy's preparation for transition

(57:01) - Launching BnB Interiors

(01:08:07) - Differences in design for STR for long term rentals

(01:20:24) - Compare and contrast STR model and walking through a deal

(01:35:10) - Will's ideas and plans for BnB Interiors


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