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Have you ever heard about 3D-printed houses? Our today’s guest,  Charles Weinraub, will share with us how this is revolutionizing the housing industry, and what minds are behind this technology. Charles is a dynamic investor and personality who has flipped over 400 houses in the last five years.  He earned a Master’s in Real Estate Development at NYU and has expanded his investment operation into Commercial Real Estate and NPLs. Charles is also a part-owner and board member of SQ4D, a company that is now 3D printing houses out of concrete.  Charles shares his knowledge with the real estate community through his podcast and daily social media posts.

Let’s jump into 3D printing homes by a private developer!

[00:01 – 06:15] Opening Segment 

  • Charles talks about his background and work
    • His working experience with 3D printing
    • How he ended up doing commercial deals 
  • What you have to do to get the lot ready for 3D printing

[06:16 – 19:20] 3D Printing Homes By A Private Developer

  • How the finishing treatments of the interior-exterior are for 3D printed houses
    • Everything depends on your budget and your taste
  • What can happen in places where temperature and environmental conditions are rough
  • The amount of time you will spend extruding the cement 
    • Approximately 40 print hours
  • Charles explains how a finished house will sell in the marketplace
  • How the inspection would be done for that type of construction methodology
    • The scrutiny depends on the building department 


[19:21 –22:19] Closing Segment


Want to connect with Charles Weinraub? You can find him on Youtube and Instagram. Make sure to listen to The Smells Like Cat Pee Podcast. Head to SQ4D, the world’s largest permitted 3D printed home as of January 2020!


Let’s Connect! You can connect with me, Jeff Hoch on LinkedIn to look into Smart Building and Smart Apartment Technologies.

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 Tweetable Quotes:

“In the future, you’re gonna see 100,000 square foot industrial buildings, two printers running at the same time. And just last thing, a straight wall. That’s really where the economies of scale come in and you save a lot of money and get a better product.” – Charles Weinraub

“The cool thing about  a 3d printed house is that whatever you can dream up you can get it.” – Charles Weinraub

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