W2 Capitalist | EARN. INVEST. REPEAT.

W2 Capitalist | EARN. INVEST. REPEAT.


So you know how most parents stress over how they will financially provide for their growing families? Jay Helms has created a community and system to show those parents how to achieve financial freedom through real estate investing so they will never worry about being acquired, fired, or laid off, ever again. Through weekly episodes, the W2 Capitalist Podcast is a resource to help you, the 30-40-year-old married man or woman, to invest in real estate while working through a successful career so that you and your spouse can build multiple streams of income and eliminate the stress and anxiety that comes with providing for your family. Surviving two acquisitions and one corporate bankruptcy, our founder, Jay Helms, climbed the corporate ladder for 19 years and during the 6 years leading up to his COVID19-layoff in 2020, he and his wife accumulated over 320 units in their rental portfolio while bringing 3 beautiful children into the world. Each week Jay will interview successful W2 Capitalists and dig deep into what it takes for them to EARN. INVEST. REPEAT. their way to building legacy wealth.

After serving almost six years in the Army, Darren has spent the last eighteen years as a professional real estate investor. He has flipped, rented, and wholesaled hundreds of residential properties, and in recent years has purchased several million dollars worth of light industrial properties as long-term holds. Darren’s greatest achievement has been to surround himself with an incredible team of industry and military veterans who are every bit as passionate about helping people as he is. His biggest supporters are his wife Lauren and his son Henry.


– Bank on Yourself – Become Your Own Source of Financing


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– darren@sellmyhousetosmith.com


– What is “Light” Industrial Space?
– Pivoting from the saturated MF Market to Light Industrial
– Special Ways to Ensure Private Money Lenders are protected
– Team Pride: Shoutout to Kelly, Caleb & Jeremy
– The Message Darron Would Most like to be known for is…
– Pivotal Career Moments


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Recent Episodes

  • #152 - Darren Smith [Light Industrial Commercial]

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    3 weeks ago
  • #149: Robert Leonard [Single Family Buy & Hold]

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  • #148 [REPLAY] Mark Willis [Bank on Yourself]

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  • #147: 7 Tips to Lend Successfully on Your First Private Money Loan

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  • #146: Michael Beasley [Newbie Investor]

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  • #145: Blake Templeton [Investment Advice]

    2 months ago
  • #144: Kathleen Black [Team Building]

    2 months ago
  • #143: Fire Captain Mike Webb [Flipping]

    2 months ago