169. Robert Martinez – Rocking the Real Estate World

Joining Lance in this informational episode, we meet with The Apartment Rockstar, Founder & CEO of Rockstar Capital and is the only two-time winner of the National Apartment Association Independent Rental Owner of the Year Program Award, Robert Martinez. Rockstar Capital has been named #15 in the Fast 100 Fastest Growing Companies with the Houston Business Journal. Listen as Robert shares his story starting when he was a child growing up in a normal blue-collar home to becoming a multimillionaire, exploring how Robert learned to ground himself, his mothers’ encouragement in his business as well as his insights on houses and apartments.


Robert answers with “Take advantage of the gifts you have & keep the momentum going.”


  • [00:07:22] Robert’s Childhood & Biggest Struggle Growing Up
  • [00:15:30] What Makes Somebody a Good Salesperson?
  • [00:21:01] How Does Robert Ground Himself?
  • [00:22:41] The Power of his Mom’s Encouragement
  • [00:32:11] Purchasing a House vs. Purchasing Apartments

Connect with Robert Martinez

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2. Find on Robert his website

3. Check out Robert’s podcast

4. Read Robert’s blog

5. Check out Rockstar Capital’s website

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