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The Money School Podcast shares the secrets of the wealthy, so you learn how money really works and take back control of your life!

You'll hear the inside story of wealthy entrepreneurs and investors... breaking down how they got started, how they think about money, how they put money to work for them, and how you can change your life simply by doing ONE thing differently with the money you already have.

Through the podcast, you'll become your own bank - mastering how money really works - so you can use it to gain the upper hand and take command of your finances. After all, building wealth isn't about resources, it's about being resourceful. 

Hosted by Chris Naugle, former pro snowboarder turned real estate investor, serial entrepreneur, and money mentor, this podcast has one mission - to show you how money really works so you can reclaim control of your life!

Sep 9, 2021

Flipping houses isn’t the way it looks on TV, especially if you’re scaling your operation, bleeding money on multiple projects, and rolling with the punches of a shifting market.


It’s safe to say that the investors still doing flips today are navigating a ton of challenges, so how are people like my guest succeeding? 


In a challenging market where cosmetic flips are incredibly rare, the hidden value and profit is in value-add construction-heavy flips. The unique expertise you gain in this niche allows investors to also excel in other asset classes when the market shifts. 


What are the biggest challenges flippers are facing right now? How do you take care of the cash flow issue in flipping before you even swing a hammer? 

In this episode, investor, developer, coach, Founder and President of DaSilva Group Inc, Gabe DaSilva shares how he creates and maintains momentum in the world of fix and flips. 


Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 


Why business cards don’t add value
How do you package your unique abilities to drive value as a rookie investor? 


How to reduce the stress of running a flipping operation 
You can’t afford not to get a project manager, especially when you’re scaling your flipping operation, but how do you afford to pay them a steady salary? 


Why you have to anticipate cash flow issues
People think flipping is easy, until they start bleeding cash on multiple projects. How do you take care of cash flow on the front end? 


Guest Bio- 


Gabriel DaSilva is a serial entrepreneur with humble roots. He is an investor, developer, coach and Founder and President of DaSilva Group Inc. He is a second generation builder and first generation Portuguese American, the first to graduate college is his family. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Seton Hall University, with a Bachelors in Finance, and again later with a MBA in Financial Markets, Instruments and Institutions. He also received a MS from NYU Real Estate Finance. Gabriel held several positions in both private and corporate finance organizations in the Greater New York City after graduating. But after a string of market related layoffs left his head spinning he took the opportunity to follow his entrepreneurial passion and launched his first business, a fast casual restaurant concept. He designed, built, operated and later sold the concept, to pursue a legacy ingrained in him at a young age, returning to the real estate space.


DaSilva Group Inc, was formed, and has since launched multiple other subsidiary businesses. DaSilva Homes, the development division, specializes in residential renovations, specifically taking dated capes and ranches, and transforming them into beautiful modern colonials. DaSilva Homes has won numerous awards by the National Association of Home Builders, Metropolitan Chapter, including Best Home Renovation, Best Kitchen and Best Bathroom.


Gabriel has been coined “Mr. Add-A-Level” for his extensive knowledge of construction heavy renovations. Gabriel specializes in implementing effective profitability optimization strategies & systems, and conducting complex financial valuations and analyses. He hosts a variety of educational events, including the “Add-A-Level Bus Tour” "Fix & Flip Foundation Workshop" and “Real Estate Riches Mastermind”. He is passionate about teaching, growing, and inspiring others to systematically operate their businesses and reach their peak potential.

In addition to his entrepreneurial passions, Gabriel believes in giving back, and is zealous with his philanthropic efforts. 


For more information visit
Watch Gabe’s docuseries ‘The Build’ on YouTube.
Follow @realgabedasilva on Instagram