Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

Ola was a house flipper first, he and Joe will cover what house flipping taught him about multifamily investing. They will discuss Ola’s first flip that didn’t go quite as planned, Ola admits he had shiny object syndrome with this deal, and shares his lessons learned. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Make sure that they know their stuff so that you know what you need to bring to the table” - Ola Dantis

Ola Dantis Real Estate Background:

  • Founder/CEO at Dwellynn.com
  • A multifamily syndicator, has successfully sourced deals of over $40 Million
  • Based in Baltimore, MD
  • Say hi to him at https://www.dwellynn.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: As A Man Thinketh  

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

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Direct download: JF_1782_Ola_Dantis.mp3
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Joe and Theo are back it for another #FollowAlongFriday. Theo did the interviews for the podcast last week, so we’ll be hearing his favorite lessons that he learned while doing those, with additional thoughts from Joe. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“He found all the inefficiencies from their P&L and told the boss about them”

Free Document:

http://bit.ly/freepropertycomparisontracker 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1781_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am EDT

Theo continues the talk about the apartment syndication closing process. We’ll move into how to notify your passive investors after you close. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“You’ll want to draft the ‘congrats we closed’ email a few days ahead of time”

Free Document:

http://bit.ly/freeinvestorguide 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1780_-_SS_72_-_Series_19_-_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:47am EDT

We've gone through many steps of the apartment syndication process. If you’re following along, you should be excited to finally discuss how you actually close on an apartment syndication deal. Theo will review a lot of the content that has helped us get to this point. On the next episode he gets more into the actual closing, with asset management starting next week. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“A day before closing, you’ll receive all the closing documents from the lender” 

Free Document:

http://bit.ly/freeinvestorguide 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1779_-_Series_19_-_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Jay and Samera are both entrepreneurs at heart. They had a couple of different businesses, and also worked full time for others throughout the years before finding real estate investing. Today we’ll hear about their investing journey and investing niche, which is investing in mobile homes. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If they can’t give you proof or referrals, that’s a red flag” - Jay and Samera Harvey

Jay & Samera Harvey Real Estate Backgrounds:

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1778_Jay__Samera_Harvey.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:32am EDT

Tune in and hear Joe and Joe walk through the journey of starting out, buying and selling 1000 homes, and building a very nice, profitable, cash flowing 150 unit portfolio. One unique aspect of Joe’s business and his 150 units - they’re all single family homes. We’ll hear how he manages 150 separate properties. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I’ve found a great niche in the single family home area and I do very well there” - Joe Lieber 

Joe Lieber Real Estate Background:

  • Broker/President of JL Investment Group
  • Has bought and sold more than 1,000 houses, owns 150 units
  • Based in Cleveland, OH
  • Say hi to him at https://clevelandinvestor.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Rocket Fuel 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1777_Joe_Lieber.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am EDT

Prady is back on the show today to help us with some entrepreneurial tips. His advice today is focused all around the mindset that is important for any entrepreneur to have in order to succeed as entrepreneurs, which of course includes real estate investors. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Must approach things in a non confrontational way” - Prady Tewarie

Prady Tewarie Real Estate Background:

  • Started as a buy and hold investor in college and became a real estate developer focusing on condo conversions
  • Has over $100M in real estate assets
  • Based in Boston, MA
  • Say hi to him at www.thetewariegroup.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Built To Sell

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1776_Prady_Tewarie.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41am EDT

Today’s episode was recorded at the meetup we host in Cincinnati every month (bestevercincy.com). Gaston has attended the meetup for years, and we have personally watched his growth as a real estate investor through the years. He’s scaled up to 240 units over the past few years, with no syndications or funds, all of the units are his own, acquired through traditional financing. One huge difference between Gaston’s business and most others that you’ve heard of, he buys bad properties (until he turns them around) in bad areas, which goes against the traditional advice you usually hear to “buy the worst property in the best neighborhood. We’ll hear his story of getting to the level he’s at today, and how he plans on continuing the growth. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“It had physical occupancy of 90%, but a lot of those people weren’t paying” - Gaston Teran

Gaston Teran Real Estate Background:

  • President of GT Apartments
  • Started building his multifamily portfolio while working full time as a corporate controller
  • Left the accounting world to be a full time real estate investor, currently owns 240 units
  • Based in Cincinnati, OH
  • Say hi to him at gteranATyahoo.com

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1775_Gaston_Teran.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:42am EDT

Danny Randazzo is joining Theo for Follow Along Friday again this week. He’ll be sharing some insights from his previous business week and what he learned. Theo will be sharing some advice from Best Ever Guests that he interviewed last week. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If they are pressuring you to pay them, something in wrong”

Free Resource:

http://bit.ly/marketevaluation2 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1774_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:49am EDT

Now that we’ve had the first conference call with our passive investors, we need to provide them with proper documentation. Theo will discuss that and a little more on today’s Syndication School episode. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“You want to provide them with new information in every email”

Free Document:

http://bit.ly/annualincomecalculator

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1773_-_SS_70_-_Series_18_-_Part_8.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Part seven of this Syndication School Series will be covering more Q&A and how to follow up after you hold a successful conference call. Tomorrow Theo will cover sending proper documentation after the call. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“IRR is tied to time if I can get $1000 tomorrow, it’s worth more than $1000 a year from now”

Free Document:

http://bit.ly/annualincomecalculator

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1772_-_SS_69_-_Series_18_-_Part_7.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:34am EDT

If you’re in the position of working full time and investing part time, so was Jason. For some, that’s fantastic and they wouldn’t have it any other way. For some others, they are looking for a way to leave their full time job and invest in real estate full time. We’ll hear how Jason did that seven years ago, and how he has continued to scale his business since then. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Focus on your mindset and personal growth” - Jason Pero

Jason Pero Real Estate Background:

  • Started investing in real estate since 2001, left his day job in 2012
  • Currently owns nearly 700 rental units, recently completed first syndication deal
  • President of his local REIA/Apartment Association representing over 1600 members
  • Based in Erie, PA
  • Say hi to him at jasonperoATyahoo.com or 814.397.8037
  • Best Ever Book: Old Charlie’s Almanac

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1771_Jason_Pero.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

Paige has started and ran multiple real estate investing businesses, and has been investing in real estate for over 20 years! Today Joe and Paige will have a discussion about her entire real estate story, from losing $20 million in cash to getting back in the real estate game and having more success than ever before with non-performing notes. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“They will focus on assets that are valued over $200,000” - Paige Panzarello

Paige Panzarello Real Estate Background: 

  • Real estate investor and entrepreneur for over 20 years
  • Founded and runs her own non-performing note company
  • Completed over $150 million in real estate transactions to date
  • Based in Simi Valley, CA
  • Say hi to her at https://www.cashflowchick.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Three Feet from Gold 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1770_Paige_Panzarello.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44am EDT

Nicole has built two successful real estate companies, and is on the show today to tell us how she did it. She’s currently working on a wide range of projects, from €200,000 to €5,000,000 projects, which are both being sold as of this recording. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“It was quite easy to take that money and invest in a gentrifying area and make money” - Nicole Bremner

Nicole Bremner Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of two real estate companies based in London
  • Develops and invests in real estate, has close to 100 units both residential and commercial, valued at close to €100 Million
  • Based in London, Greater London, UK
  • Say hi to her at http://www.east-eight.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Oversubscribed by Daniel Priestley 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1769_Nicole_Bremner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Hank and his company work with rental companies to help furnish their apartments and move in great tenants. Typically, their tenants stay for multiple years, but they also have month to month lease options available. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“When we’re moving in a unit, we move in that first day, after that, our sales team handles everything” - Hank Jonap

Hank Jonap Real Estate Background:

  • Director of Real Estate for Blueground
  • Oversees the company’s location expansion strategy and new space acquisitions
  • Based in NYC, NY
  • Say hi to him at https://www.theblueground.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1768_-_Hank_Jonap.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:42am EDT

Theo did the interviews for the podcast last week, and has some lessons learned to share with us today. Danny Randazzo is joining Theo and sharing some valuable lessons he has recently learned as well. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“People are more likely to deal with you if they know you, like you, and trust you.

Free Document:

http://bit.ly/annualincomecalculator

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1767_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:58pm EDT

Theo covers the last step to hosting a successful conference call with your passive investors to secure investments for your apartment syndication deals. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“They want to know if you are trying to balance multiple deals at once, or focusing all of your efforts on this one particular deal”

Free Document:

New deal offering email from one of Joe’s actual deals: http://bit.ly/newdealhighlands 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF1766.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 10:19am EDT

Theo gave us the steps one through five for hosting a successful conference call with your passive investors. Learn two more steps to that process today, steps six and seven will be broken down for you. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“While you are securing commitments from passive investors, you should also be securing debt and doing due diligence on the deal” 

Free Document:

New deal offering email from one of Joe’s actual deals: http://bit.ly/newdealhighlands 

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

 

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1765_SS_67_-_Series_18_-_Part_5.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:41am EDT

Monica is a real estate agent, investor, and podcast host. Currently, she is focusing on helping other real estate agents perform at high levels, and helping their clients in the best ways they can. In order to do this, agents need to constantly be learning their market, and understand the real estate investing atmosphere around them, so that they can help their own clients with their portfolios. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Being a real estate agent is selling yourself, you have to go and ask for the business to get the business” - Monica Neubauer 

Monica Neubauer Real Estate Background:

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening.

Direct download: JF_1764_Monica_Neubauer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:45am EDT

Apartment syndications are very complicated as many Best Ever listeners know. Many times, investors are in the real estate space for many years before they think about trying to do their own syndication deal. Mo wasn’t afraid of taking the leap, going from a duplex to a 21 unit in a short amount of time. He also worked hard to find great partners with strengths that differed from his own. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Our relationship has grown since investing together” - Mo Bloorian

Mo Bloorian Real Estate Background:

Evicting a tenant can be painful, costing as much as $10,000 in court costs and legal fees, and take as long as four weeks to complete.   

TransUnion SmartMove’s online tenant screening solution can help you quickly understand if you’re getting a reliable tenant, which can help you avoid potential problems such as non-payment and evictions.  For a limited time, listeners of this podcast are invited to try SmartMove tenant screening for 25% off.

Go to tenantscreening.com and enter code FAIRLESS for 25% off your next screening. 

Direct download: JF_1763_Mo_Bloorian.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

Ashley started her real estate investing with a single family home purchase that was meant for a normal long term tenant and a traditional buy and hold deal. That turned into a Short Term Rental, she flipped houses after that, started passively investing in larger deals, followed by being on the GP of her own large deals. Hear what it took to get where she is now, and what it takes to do her daily tasks with all these projects. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Until you have done the job correctly and have passed final inspection, I’m not paying you” - Ashley Wilson

 Ashley Wilson Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder of Bar Down Investments LLC and HouseItLook LLC
  • She owns 450 units and oversees asset and construction management on 349 units
  • Has also completed 15 flips
  • Based in Philadelphia, PA
  • Say hi to her at www.houseitlook.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1762_Ashley_Wilson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25am EDT

Michael is coming back onto the show (previous episode below) to share a situation he recently had in his business that taught him a lot. He had a lender back out of his deal THE DAY OF CLOSING! This was a 62 unit deal, and Michael was left scrambling to get this deal done. Hear how he overcame the situation and what he learned in the process. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you’re starting out, mortgage brokers can be an asset for you” - Michael Beeman

Michael Beeman Real Estate Background:

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1761_Michael_Beeman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15am EDT

Another addition of Follow Along Friday for you today. Once again, Joe is sharing three things he learned from interviewing the Best Ever Guests from the podcast interviews last week. These three lessons today are from Logan Freeman (https://www.livefreeinvestments.com/), Caroline Carter (https://carolinecarter.com/), and H.J. Chammas (https://www.employeemillionaire.com/). If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I’ve had no bad deals, but I have lost money through bad habits and practices” - H.J. Chammas

Free Document:

http://bit.ly/masterthelingodoc 

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1760_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:48am EDT

We’ve created the investment summary, we’ve created an email to send to our investor database. Now it’s time for a conference call with your investors to secure those investments for your apartment syndications. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Determine what your main focus is, which should be capital preservation because that is the most important thing to your investors”

Free Document:

New deal offering email from one of Joe’s actual deals: http://bit.ly/newdealhighlands 

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1759_SS_60_-_Series_18_-_Part_4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

We learned how to create a quality investment summary to show to our investors with the two Syndication School episodes from last week. Now we’ll start learning more about emailing our investor database. How to build a list, when to mail to them, what to send them, etc.. So grab your notebook and hit play, get ready to learn more about the apartment syndication process. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“This is why we have the two cash-on-cash return factors, one including the profits from the sale and the other excluding the profits from the sale”  

Free Document:

New deal offering email from one of Joe’s actual deals: http://bit.ly/newdealhighlands 

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1758_SS_59_-_Series_18_-_Part_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26am EDT

She was very sick, and had to spend $250,000 to save her own life, at that time, money was everything because it was needed just to continue living. Krisstina had money saved fortunately, and was able to bounce back from being sick. Now she helps people earn more money, or learn how to manage and live with money in a better way, leading to happier lives and thriving businesses. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“It’s more about learning and growing than it is about making more money” - Krisstina Wise

Krisstina Wise Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investor, Millionaire coach, and creator of several multi-million dollar businesses
  • Author of the Amazon Best-Seller Falling for Money
  • Based in Austin, TX
  • Say hi to her at https://wealthywellthy.life/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Dollars and Sense

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1757_Krisstina_Wise.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:06am EDT

As new apartment communities come to market, they’re empty. Jason’s business model is to find those apartment communities, get access to some of those units as they are being leased up, and turn them into short term rentals for 8-24 months. “Pop-up hotels” as Jason calls them, WhyHotel only moves in during the lease up of new communities, helping investors mitigated the normal losses occurred during the lease up. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“In the U.S. between 200,000-400,000 MF units are delivered each year, on average, they take about a year to fill up, so that means there is somewhere between 100,000 to 200,000 units vacant at all times in major U.S. cities” - Jason Fudin

Jason Fudin Real Estate Background:

  • CEO and Co-Founder of WhyHotel
  • WhyHotel is a platform for renting a full size apartment with a 24/7 hotel staff onsite when traveling vs staying in a hotel
  • Based in Washington D.C.
  • Say hi to him at https://whyhotel.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Hiring A Players

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Direct download: JF_1756_Jason_Fudin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:22am EDT

Judah is joining us as a very accomplished Vice President for a huge lender that we’ve probably all heard of, Greystone. Not only does Judah deliver amazing value today with the knowledge of the HUD 223F loan, but he’s also demonstrating his mindset that has helped him succeed at such a high level. You’ll hear Judah’s stutter in this episode, which is part of his story of overcoming his stuttering and putting himself in uncomfortable positions (like doing this podcast) a great episode that everyone can learn something from. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“One other catch, HUD only allows for bi-annual distribution. If you’re syndicating, you’d only be able to pay your investors twice per year” - Judah Rosenberg

Judah Rosenberg Real Estate Background:

  • Vice President Greystone, a national commercial real estate lending, investment, and advisory company.
  • Greystone’s affiliated businesses include a $32 billion loan servicing portfolio, $2 billion in completed property development projects, and a portfolio of over 8,000 affordable housing rental units and 3,000 skilled nursing beds.
  • Based in New York, NY
  • Say hi to him at https://www.greyco.com/ or 917.204.8854 or judah.rosenbergATgreyco.com

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Direct download: JF_1755_Judah_Rosenberg.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:15pm EDT

Theo is interviewing Prady today on his real estate investing experience. Prady has a little bit of a unique story in that he got his start in college and began his real estate investing journey in a time where a lot of people are strictly focused on getting through school. Now he has a thriving condo development business in the Boston area. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I don’t even do calls, I just knock on doors” - Prady Tewarie

Prady Tewarie Real Estate Background:

  • Started as a buy and hold investor in college and became a real estate developer focusing on condo conversions
  • Has over $100M in real estate assets
  • Based in Boston, MA
  • Say hi to him at www.thetewariegroup.com or Instagram @iampradyuman
  • Best Ever Book: Built To Sell

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Direct download: JF_1754_Prady_Tewarie.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45am EDT

Joe is sharing three of his favorite lessons learned from interviewing Michael Sjogren, Nate Palmer, and Marco Santarelli. We’ll hear about managing short term rentals, eating healthy and working out, and how to find the best real estate investing markets. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Use a ring doorbell camera and wifi locks”

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Direct download: JF_1753_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:35am EDT

Theo continues the conversation from yesterday about securing commitments from investors. We’ll be hearing more about how to create an investment summary. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“In the investment summary there is a sample $100k return”

Free Document:

http://bit.ly/investmentsummarytemplate

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Direct download: JF_1752_-_SS_58_-_Series_18_-_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30am EDT

We’ve heard a lot about the apartment communities and due diligence process for your apartment syndication acquisitions. Now, Theo starts covering how to secure commitments from your investors. There is a lot to go over here, so this will be a six parter. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Don’t tell them no, the deal is full, come back next time. Add them to your waiting list”

Free Document:

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Direct download: JF_1751_SS_57_-_Series_18_-_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:19am EDT

Alina had a need of her own, and as many entrepreneurs do she started her own business. She began investing in real estate for herself because of a need to diversify her own portfolio, now Alina also helps other investors do the same. By working with other passive investors she can help others diversify without having to be active. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“There is no Nostradamus to tell us if the recession is going to happen tomorrow or 3 or 5 years from now” - Alina Trigub

Alina Trigub Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and Managing Partner of SAMO Financial, a boutique equity firm
  • Help clients over 1,200 doors, over 500 storage units and a $10M mobile home park fund
  • Works with high earners to passively invest in real estate
  • Based in NYC
  • Say hi to her at https://www.samofinancial.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Compound Effect by Darren Hardy

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Direct download: JF_1750_Alina_Trigub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53am EDT

Jason has been investing in real estate for years, his specialty is finding off market deals. He built and sold REI Blackbook, now he helps individuals find off market deals by building them a specialized blueprint and giving them a leg up on the competition. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“You’ll go from 3000 homes in Cleveland down to 30 in a matter of minutes” - Jason Palliser

Jason Palliser Real Estate Background:

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Direct download: JF_1749_Jason_Palliser.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24am EDT

Jason is a physician that specializes in helping people live a healthier lifestyle. With healthier decisions comes a better overall mood and mindset, leading to making better business and investing decisions. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you typically have dinner around six or seven and want to get to bed around 9 or 10, that’s pretty good” - Jason Valadao

Jason Valadao Real Estate Background:

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Direct download: JF_1748_Jason_Valadao.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Typically for a side hustle, people will Uber or work part time somewhere. Payton is taking another route and building his real estate portfolio on the side of his full time job. He’s just getting started with real estate, currently with three properties, with very lofty goals. Hear what his plan is to accomplish his big goals. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“To get good loans at good rates, you have to prove to your lenders that you can pay it back” - Payton Pearson

Payton Pearson Real Estate Background:

  • Research analyst, and former Air Force Pilot
  • 1000+ hours of flying experience, owns 3 properties, in process of acquiring 4th
  • Based in Dayton, Ohio
  • Say hi to him at terr547ATyahoo.com
  • Best Ever Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad

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Direct download: JF_1747_Payton_Pearson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:06pm EDT

Joe did another round of interviews for the podcast last week, and again walked away with some valuable lessons to share with us. From finding off market deals to how our emotions affect our emotions, there is something in this episode for everyone. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“There is no one size fits all strategy for finding deals”

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Direct download: JF_1746_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:19am EDT

Time to get into more details about the remaining five documents of the 10 that you will need to be familiar with in your apartment syndication due diligence. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If the person that performs the environmental site assessment identifies an environmental problem, you’ll want to get with your lender to make sure that is not something that will disqualify you from financing”

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Direct download: JF_1745_SS_56_-_Series_17_-_Part_4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:01pm EDT

In the first two parts of this series, Theo broke down 10 financial documents you’ll need to be familiar with for you apartment syndication due diligence. Today Theo will be explaining how to analyze the first five of those 10 documents. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Depending on what type of loan you’re getting, you may have to address some things before you close”

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Direct download: JF_1744_SS_55_-_Series_17_-_Part_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25am EDT

Michael was in a position that required him to research comps for the company’s deals. He was having trouble finding relevant comps, so he started working on a solution. Enter his company, CompStak, they provide comps nationwide from brokers, appraisers, and research people in real estate brokerage firms to anyone who uses their platform. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“The way you differentiate yourself is through your creativity” - Michael Mandel

Michael Mandel Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder & CEO of CompStak, the nationwide provider of commercial real estate data and analysis
  • Has provided 2 million comps on 700k properties totaling 10 billion leased SQ. FT.
  • Based in NYC
  • Say hi to him at https://compstak.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

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Direct download: JF_1743_-_Michael_Mandel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Grant and his wife set out to be real estate investors, started buying properties but quickly ran out of money. He went to a local meetup where he met a young successful investor (Josh Sterling) who gave him tips on how to move forward. They took his advice and ran with it, getting up to 11 units in two years, after thinking they were out of money to move forward. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If we’re going to stay on this path, how many houses would we need?” - Grant Warrington

Grant Warrington Real Estate Background:

  • Started investing in real estate in 2004 - bankruptcy followed, restarted in 2014
  • Currently owns 20+ units with is wife and business partner, Monika
  • Oversees the operations of 736 units for Epic Property Management
  • Based in Detroit, MI
  • Say hi to him at https://bluerockcapital.net/

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Direct download: JF_1742_-_Grant_Warrington.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:09am EDT

Joshua is joining Theo on the show today to talk with us about distressed debt. We’ll hear about his overall strategy, including how to find the distressed debt to invest in, how to evaluate them, and ultimately how to invest in the debt. A great episode for an intro into the distressed debt investing field, also a very informative episode with nuggets for even an experienced investor. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Distressed debt is a space where not only do you need to have a lot of capital lined up ready to go, it’s something that takes a more sophisticated buyer” - Joshua Jaouli

Joshua Jaouli Real Estate Background:

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Direct download: JF_1741_-_Joshua_Jaouli.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53am EDT

Jim has done a ton of rehabs, and started getting into rental investing just a few years ago. He already has about 500 units under his belt, with a goal of 5000 in the future. Jim will break down a couple of deals for us, we’ll hear what went right, what went wrong, and what we should learn to implement in our own businesses. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I didn’t get here by reinventing the wheel, I took one thing that worked and I did it” - Jim Huntzicker

Jim Huntzicker Real Estate Background:

  • Started his real estate business in 2005, has done over 500 deals
  • Focused on flipping for first 7 years - 95% of the 500 deals were rehabs
  • Based in Chicago, IL
  • Say hi to him at jimATjimhuntzicker.com
  • Best Ever Book: Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss

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Direct download: JF_1740_-_Jim_Huntzicker.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

Joe learned a few new things last week from his interviews, two of which he’ll be sharing with us. He also has an observation from life in general that he wants to share with us today. Getting rewarded for doing the wrong thing - what is he talking about and is it good or bad? You’ll have to listen to this episode to find out. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I believe you need a higher NOI in the smaller markets to qualify for the loan”

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Direct download: JF1739_FAF_Joe_and_Theo.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28am EDT

Part two of Theo’s due diligence series will teach you about five more documents you’ll need to be familiar with in your apartment syndication due diligence. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“You’ll have two PSA’s so ideally you’ll compare the results of the PSA’s”

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Direct download: JF_1738_-_SS_54_-_Series_17_-_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:36am EDT

Last week Theo covered financing options for apartment syndication deals. For this week’s series, he’ll be covering the due diligence process as it pertains to large apartment communities. Today we’ll hear details about five documents you’ll be reviewing, tomorrow we’ll cover five more documents. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“All of this is very important information for you to know and impossible for you to know going into the deal because you don’t have your hands on all these leases”

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Direct download: JF_1737_-_SS_53_-_Series_17_-_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:06am EDT

Wouldn’t $10k per month of passive income be nice? Anton currently has that with his portfolio, and he only has to spend one hour each week to manage. He also has another career, so his real estate investments are not his main focus, which makes the passive nature of his investments ideal for him. Joe digs into Anton’s portfolio and story, extracting the lessons for us to learn from. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Get your foot in the door, you’ll learn more from your first deal than any kind of reading or research” - Anton Ivanov

Anton Ivanov Real Estate Background:

  • US Navy veteran, real estate investor and entrepreneur
  • Owns 35 units across 4 states, generating $10k in monthly passive income, requiring only 1 hour a week to manage
  • Based in San Diego, CA
  • Say hi to him at https://dealcheck.io/
  • Best Ever Book: 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss

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Direct download: JF_1736_Anton_Ivanov.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24am EDT

Alan helps his clients own properties and lease them as triple net leases to commercial tenants. His clients are able to purchase properties nationwide through Alan, which his team personally vets before bringing them to his clients. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“You might get a little higher cap rate because its a strong B tenant and not an A, but you made up for it with the security that the incredible location will bring to you” - Alan Fruitman

Alan Fruitman Real Estate Background:

  • Owner of 1031tax.com and author of "The NNN Triple Net Property Book"
  • Has helped investors purchase more than $1 Billion of single tenant, triple net leased investments
  • Based in Denver, CO
  • Say hi to him at https://1031tax.com
  • Best Ever Book: Two Page Marketing Plan

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Direct download: JF_1735_Alan_Fruitman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:40am EDT

Chad has had a little different path on his way to real estate investing than I’ve ever heard. He started by getting into Magic The Gathering card trading, got into day trading, and then got into real estate investing. How has playing Magic The Gathering helped him with his career? Tune in to find out! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If your process is good, you will be net positive overall” - Chad Kastel

Chad Kastel Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investor since 2016
  • 1st property was a two structure single property house hack, 2nd was a mix use triplex
  • Licensed Realtor in Florida
  • Based in Hollywood, FL
  • Say hi to him at 609-705-7332 and chadkastelATgmail.com
  • Best Ever Book: Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book

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Direct download: JF_1734_Chad_Kastel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:34pm EDT

“I don’t want to list your home” - that’s the phrase that started everything for Dan years ago. As a new agent, Dan had to find a way to get some business from all of the FSBO’s in his area. Rather than door knocking and asking to list their home, he’d simply ask if he could take some buyers through the home, and help with the paperwork if they had a buyer. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“The biggest thing would be to implement a system, track everything you’re doing and eliminate the things that don’t work” - Dan Plowman

Dan Plowman Real Estate Background:

  • Rookie of the year in his first year selling homes
  • 28 years of real estate experience, has sold more than one home per day for the last 8 years.
  • Based in Whitby, ON
  • Say hi to him at https://www.danplowmancoaching.com/
  • Best Ever Book: High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard

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Direct download: JF_1733_Dan_Plowman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am EDT

Joe does about 9 interviews every week for the podcast, and he takes notes on every single interview. Today, he’ll share the very best lessons that the guests taught or reminded him of last week. The five guests are (interviews yet to be released) Gaston Teran, Luis Leiva, Michael Beeman, Cory Boatright, and Gary Pinkerton. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you want to attract the right partners, then be attractive yourself”

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Direct download: JF_1732_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25am EDT

We’ve heard Theo explain in great detail all the different loan options we have as apartment syndicators. How do you decide which is best for you? Luckily, Theo is going to cover that today so get your pen and paper ready to take notes! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“A good starting approach is to reach out to your mortgage broker and tell them what you plan on doing”

Free Loan Program Spreadsheet:

http://bit.ly/toploanprograms

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Direct download: JF_1731_-_SS_58_Series_16_Part_4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:29pm EDT

We’ve covered the two different types of debt (recourse and non-recourse) in part one of this series. Theo talked about the two most popular forms of financing and the most popular agency debt available. Today, we’ll hear about the other loans that are available to finance your apartment syndication deals. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Time from contract to close with these programs is at minimum 120 days and 6-9 months is common”

Free Loan Program Spreadsheet:

http://bit.ly/toploanprograms

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Direct download: JF_1730_-_SS_57_Series_16_Part_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:20am EDT

DJ and his wife are a real estate investing team, and they’re just getting started. They have purchased and sold a four unit multifamily building, as well as bought a couple of other deals and are currently holding those. Hear how they got started with little cash to invest, and how they plan on continuing their real estate investing careers. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Don’t do it yourself, know what you’re good at, and find yourself a team” - DJ Cummins

DJ Cummins Real Estate Backgrounds:

  • Started in 2015, have purchased 3 properties/6 units, now have approximately $85k in equity, monthly cash flow of roughly $700 per month, with an initial investment of only $10k
  • Based in Bethalto, IL
  • Say hi to them at their new real estate blog http://www.ragstonicerrags.com/
  • Best Ever Book: The Book on No and Low Money Down by Brandon Turner

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Direct download: JF_1729_DJ__Erin_Cummins.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:40am EDT

Dustin had a few different businesses as he was figuring out his path. Once he came across real estate investing, he found his last business. He stopped all the other businesses, which he says required more work and made less money than real estate investing. Now a successful investor, Dustin is also helping others build their own real estate investing businesses. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“We’re investing for the long term” - Dustin Heiner

Dustin Heiner Real Estate Background:

  • Host of the Master Passive Income Podcast
  • Active real estate investor who quit his job at 37 thanks to his rental property investing
  • Based in Peoria, AZ
  • Say hi to him at:
  • Best Ever Book: Richest Man in Babylon

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1728_Dustin_Heiner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Ed is a do it all kind of person and investor. He loves helping his clients make great decisions on their investments, as well as doing his own deals. Not to mention he brokers hard money, the “Lending Tree of hard money” as he calls it. Tune in to hear how he gets hard money for his clients, as well as what he tells newer investors as they are breaking into the business. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Some lenders have bigger names and people think they are better because of their name” - Ed Hendrickson

Ed Hendrickson Real Estate Background:

  • Full time real estate professional, focuses on helping others invest while building his portfolio
  • First year as a real estate business owner, he assisted in closing over $20 million in transactions
  • Based in Hoboken, NJ
  • Say hi to him at https://www.hardmoneyproject.com/
  • Best Ever Book: A Million Bucks by 30

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1727_Ed_Hendrickson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07pm EDT

Alex is an entrepreneur and real estate investor, when he’s not busy with landscaping, he’s working on his own deals. When Alex wanted to start, he didn’t have the cash to get started, his first deal he was able to trade landscaping services for a down payment on a seller financed deal. After that, Alex teamed up with an experienced investor (money partner) and has been completing deals since then. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Every deal will test you, some worse than others” - Alex Holt

Alex Holt Real Estate Background:

  • Owner of Buying Cincinnati Houses
  • Has done over 10 deals with no cash out of pocket
  • Completed several land contract deals that he was able to flip with little more than sweat equity
  • Based in Cincinnati, OH
  • Say hi to him at https://www.facebook.com/alex.holt.777
  • Best Ever Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1726_Alex_Holt.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:29am EDT

We received a couple of great questions over the last week, and decided to answer them today on Follow Along Friday. Joe will answer a question about getting a potential seller to want to sell, as well as responding to a question about who controls the bank account in an apartment syndication. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Get curious, what could be their motivation?”

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1725_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:32am EDT

Time to get back into financing for apartment syndication deals. Today Theo will be discussing the top agency loans available. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“There is a required occupancy of at least 90%”

Free Loan Program Spreadsheet:

http://bit.ly/toploanprograms

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1724_-_SS_56_-_Series_16_-_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:17pm EDT

Another week, another syndication school series. This week, Theo is discussing financing for your apartment syndication deals. He’ll be covering all the different options, recourse vs. non recourse, and discussing a loan guarantor. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Different loan officers specialize in different loan types”

Free Loan Program Spreadsheet:

http://bit.ly/toploanprograms

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1723_-_SS_55_-_Series_16_-_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:56am EDT

Mike’s real estate career started off a little unusual compared to most, as his first deal was in Russia. After that deal, Mike started buying duplexes and small multi’s in Texas. He wanted to get out of the landlord life, so he sold half of his portfolio. Now Mike is raising capital for deals, and has helped investors acquire over 3,800 multifamily and self storage units. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Real estate investing is a relationship business” - Mike Krieg

Mike Krieg Real Estate Background:

  • Co-founder of Steeple Rock Partners, LLC
  • Has been investing in real estate for 14 years
  • Has helped provide investor funds to purchase 3,800 apartment and self storage units worth $300M
  • Based in Austin, Texas
  • Say hi to him at https://www.steeplerockpartners.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Think and Grow Rich

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1722_-_Mike_Krieg.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:51am EDT

Most of us know by now that our national real estate market is cyclical. With that in mind, Ryan and Mark have created a fund for investors as well as themselves to get conservative returns, while also growing the fund. We’ll hear about what assets they invest in and what they look for with potential deal. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“A lot of investors today read the PPM but don’t really think about what is the senior debt? Debt in a recession is what gets everyone in trouble” - Ryan Andrews & Mark Khuri

Ryan Andrews & Mark Khuri Real Estate Backgrounds:

  • Founders and managers of Aerial Investment Management.
  • In 2018, they launched the Recession Resistant Fund. A diversified real estate fund for passive investors targeting asset classes that are designed to perform through a recession or a volatile market cycle.
  • Fund has invested in 7-10 deals as an equity partner
  • Based in Bend, OR
  • Say hi to them at http://bit.ly/2N3vd3v
  • Best Ever Book: When Genius Failed

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1721_Ryan_Andrews_and_Mark_Khuri.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:36am EDT

Antoine has been investing in real estate for four years now, and he’s only 23. Turnkey was not always the business plan, but that is what the company has grown to. Just two years ago, they did 10 houses, last year they did 60, this year they’re on track to complete 100 deals. Learn what he does to grow his business to 100 deals per year in four years. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“From the networking, I had a pool of people that were interested in turnkey rentals” - Antoine Martel

Antoine Martel Real Estate Background:

  • 23 year old real estate investor
  • Does 100 flips per year (turnkey rentals), owns a 20 unit apartment building
  • Based in LA, CA
  • Say hi to him at https://martelturnkey.com/
  • Best Ever Book: The 10X Rule

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1720_Antoine_Martel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:55am EDT

Edgar took over a struggling janitorial company at the age of 23 in 2008. He took that struggling business and grew it into a successful commercial and construction cleaning company, helping investors clean up their properties after construction. It wasn’t always easy, Edgar worked two jobs for some time. He’s had success, but some of the business slowed for a while, Edgar did not given up, he’s working harder than ever to get his business to levels it has never reached. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I didn’t know how I would pay the bills, but I knew that if I kept learning, and putting myself out there, I would make it” - Edgar Aguilar

Edgar Aguilar Real Estate Background:

If you’re a passive investor wanting to learn more about questions to ask sponsors in order to qualify the opportunities, sponsors, and the markets opportunities are in, visit BestEverPassiveInvestor.com.

We created this site just for passive investors to have a free resource providing the questions to ask and things to think through. BestEverPassiveInvestor.com

Direct download: JF_1719_Edgar_Aguilar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03am EDT

Last Follow Along Friday, Theo mentioned that he has decided to sell his 12 unit portfolio. Joe was taken by surprise and wanted to really dive into the story with Theo on another episode of Follow Along Friday, rather than quickly mentioning it in last week’s episode. We’ll hear the mistakes Theo made, which is part of the reason why he’s selling now. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Anytime I had a few months of cash flow, I’d have to spend that cash flow to fix something else” - Theo

Best Ever Listeners:

We have launched bestevercauses.com  

We profile 1 nonprofit or cause every month that is near and dear to our heart. To help get the word out, submit a cause, or donate, visit bestevercauses.com.

Direct download: JF_1718_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07am EDT

Now it’s time for the second and last part of this Syndication School series on submitting your apartment syndication deals. Theo is diving deep into the details so you can walk away from these two episodes know exactly how to submit your offers on large apartment communities. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Based off the seller’s motivation and everything you learned in the underwriting process, either submit your offer, or decide to walk away”

Free LOI Examples:

http://bit.ly/loiexamples2 

Best Ever Listeners:

We have launched bestevercauses.com  

We profile 1 nonprofit or cause every month that is near and dear to our heart. To help get the word out, submit a cause, or donate, visit bestevercauses.com.

Direct download: JF_1717_-_SS_54_-_Series_17_-_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:40am EDT

Get ready for some more syndication knowledge bombs from our resident apartment syndication instructor, Mr. Theo Hicks. He’ll be taking another step forward in the syndication process, explaining step-by-step how to submit your apartment offers. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If there isn’t a price listed, there are a few ways to get a ballpark idea of what the price will be”

Free LOI Examples:

http://bit.ly/loiexamples2 

Best Ever Listeners:

We have launched bestevercauses.com  

We profile 1 nonprofit or cause every month that is near and dear to our heart. To help get the word out, submit a cause, or donate, visit bestevercauses.com.

Direct download: JF_1716-_SS_53_-_Series_17_-_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33am EDT

Alex’s first deal took him 6 months to close, and he only made $1800. After that, he realized he was doing something wrong. He made some changes, continued taking risks, and now succeeds at a high level in real estate investing. Learn how he kept going even after a bad first deal, and what tactics he employs to avoid another bad deal. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“You think you know something, but more than likely you haven’t played all angles of devil's advocate” - Alex Brodowski

Alex Brodowski Real Estate Background:

  • Real Estate Developer and founder of Westmont Capital Group, LLC.
  • Owns multifamily, retail, and light industrial properties
  • Last year they had $30M worth of inventory they moved
  • Based in Nashville, TN
  • Say hi to him at abATwestmontcapgroup.com
  • Best Ever Book: Think and Grow Rich

Best Ever Listeners:

We have launched bestevercauses.com  

We profile 1 nonprofit or cause every month that is near and dear to our heart. To help get the word out, submit a cause, or donate, visit bestevercauses.com.

Direct download: JF_1715_Alex_Brodowski.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:29am EDT

Mitch has built quite a large real estate investing company, doing at least one deal every four days. His strategy is to seller finance properties that he buys with his private investors. He raises the money and keeps them legal, while his team take care of the rest. He’ll share how he’s been able to grow such a large business, and raise a large amount money. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If the house is worth $100k, I get a loan for about $58k” - Mitch Stephen

Mitch Stephen Real Estate Background:

Best Ever Listeners:

We have launched bestevercauses.com  

We profile 1 nonprofit or cause every month that is near and dear to our heart. To help get the word out, submit a cause, or donate, visit bestevercauses.com.

Direct download: JF_1714_-_Mitch_Stephen.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47am EDT

Jason and his team help investors with marketing. This was born out of a need of his own, and realized others had the same need. We’ll hear tips to improve our own marketing, we’ll also hear how a company like his can help optimize your marketing for you. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I quickly built an algorithm, or a spreadsheet at that time” - Jason Roether

Jason Roether Real Estate Background:

  • Runs an AI Technology company called Liberty AI
  • His company has been doing marketing in the real estate industry for over 12 years
  • Recently developed an AI software for investors that is patterned after the core technology used by Google and Facebook
  • Based in Spokane, WA
  • Say hi to him at https://libertyai.net/
  • Best Ever Book: Think bigger

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1713_Jason_Roether.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49am EDT

Eric saw a problem in the marketplace, created a solution for himself, and is now helping others do the same thing he did. Taking IRA savings and investing in private companies was a complicated process before, now Eric and his team make it easy for their clients. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“That’s what we call a big market opportunity” - Eric Satz

Eric Satz Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and CEO of AltoIRA
  • His mission is to make 21st-century investment opportunities available to everyone, not just accredited investors
  • Based in Nashville, TN
  • Say hi to him at https://www.altoira.com/

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1712_-_Eric_Satz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:25am EDT

Joe has three more great pieces of wisdom to share with us from his interviews last week. We also get an update from Theo on his properties, which he is selling, but tune in to find out why. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I assumed, incorrectly that he made $100,000. I need to ask about their carrying costs”

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1711_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53am EDT

Now that we’ve discussed most of the underwriting process for value add apartment syndication, Theo will cover visiting the property in person. Visiting in person is something you will need to do, regardless of how far away it is. You’re dealing with investors’ money, doing proper due diligence is a requirement. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“One of the first properties I toured, I went with my wife and thought the property did not need much work. The second tour, I brought the property manager, and she pointed things out that I didn’t see”

Free Cash Flow Calculator: http://bit.ly/simplecashflowcalculator

Free RCA Sample: http://bit.ly/RCAforsyndication

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1710_-_SS_52_-_Series_16_-_Part_8.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:07am EDT

Theo is picking up where he left off last week with rental comps. You’ll need to have accurate rent comps so that you can set accurate assumptions in your underwriting. Today we’ll learn how to ensure we have good comps, and what to do with them once we have them. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“As you get comfortable with the free model and learn and grow, you can customize it however you want”

Free Cash Flow Calculator: http://bit.ly/simplecashflowcalculator

Free RCA Sample: http://bit.ly/RCAforsyndication

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1709_-_SS_51_-_Series_16_-_Part_7.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28am EDT

Alex has been working on his platform, BuildingBits, for about three years, they are now live and accepting investments. They are a company that brings institutional type commercial real estate deals to the average person. We’ll learn what led Alex to creating this platform, and also hear about the experience and returns that an investor can expect to receive. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If we feel the price is fair and is supported by a third party appraisal, we’re not going to beat them up on the price in two or three months when it’s time to close” Alexander Aginsky

Alexander Aginsky Real Estate Background:

  • Principal Shareholder, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Building Bits
  • Extensive real estate, private equity, and venture capital experience
  • Managed a complex commercial real estate portfolio for global investors, including two hotel developments
  • Based in Portland, OR
  • Say hi to him at https://buildingbits.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Fountainhead

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1708_Alexander_Againsky.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41am EDT

Frank and Joe are having another case study conversation of a recent deal which they took full cycle. The property had its own unique set of challenges they had to overcome to make this deal work. From unexpected repairs to the outside and foundations, to replacing an entire new fence around the property. They also did a lot of things right with the deal, and we’ll hear about that too. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Now we do our own property condition assessment” - Frank Roessler

Frank Roessler Real Estate Background:

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1707_Frank_CO_Case_Study.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am EDT

Today we’ll hear a case study from our guest Lennon, about how and why he started as a passive investor, and transitioned into active investing. Lennon actually started out with the intention to be active, but used the passive route to learn the business a little while getting returns on his money. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I wanted to be active but learned the business by being passive” - Lennon Lee

Lennon Lee Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of BLD Capital Group
  • Has been involved in the acquisition of over 1,500 units of multifamily real estate with an approximate market value of $150 million
  • Based in Miami, FL
  • Say hi to him at https://www.bldcapitalgroup.com/

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

 

Direct download: JF_1706_Lennon_Lee.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36am EDT

David is now co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast, and author of a book focused on teaching the BRRRR method. He has a lot of experience as an investor, agent, and educator, now he’s finding new ways to share his knowledge with his book. We’ll cover what you can expect to learn by reading his new book, and cover the BRRRR method a little more in-depth than we ever have. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If more people did that, they just wouldn’t suck at life” - David Greene

David Greene Real Estate Background:

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1705_David_Greene.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52am EDT

If you’ve listened to any Follow Along Friday episodes with Joe and Theo lately, you know the format. Joe and Theo will share what they learned last week from interviewing other investors for the podcast and explain how that can relate to us. Today, Theo is sharing his lessons learned from doing all the interviews last week, as Joe had to be out of town. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“He has to understand the yields of certain crops, so working with the farmers when he is underwriting is very important”

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1704_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:32am EDT

More underwriting talk today with Theo. We all know it’s important for apartment syndication. Even if you know what you’re doing, it never hurts to hear how others underwrite, you might learn something new. Today Theo will comer how to run a good Rental Comp Analysis and what to do with it. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“You can assume that if you perform the same level on renovations on the remaining units, you’ll achieve that same $100 rental premium”

Free Document:

http://bit.ly/RCAforsyndication 

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1703_SS_50_-_Series_16_-_Part_6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:36am EDT

Syndication school is back! We’re just going to jump right back into it today. Theo will pick back up where he left off with underwriting. Specifically, today he’ll be talking about how to determine your asking price. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“You’ll know how much money you should pay for the deal, and how much you need to raise”

Free Simple Cash Flow Calculator: http://bit.ly/simplecashflowcalculator

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1702_SS_49_-_Series_16_-_Part_5.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:22am EDT

Frank has been on before, both to share his Best Ever Advice, and also to discuss another deal that Ashcroft (Joe and Frank's apartment syndication company) took full cycle. We’ll hear why they bought the property at a time most investors were not optimistic about the market the property was in. They tell us about the business plan, and how it actually unfolded. This was only Ashcroft’s second property purchase, so a lot of learning opportunities along the way! Take their lessons learned with this deal, and apply them to your business, without having to suffer through the trials yourself. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“We could have done a better job with our lease audit, unit walks, and really getting to know the extent of the demographic around us” - Frank

Frank Roessler Real Estate Background:

 

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1701_Frank_Alara_Case_Study.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Hakeem is a tight end for the New York Giants (as of the recording) and a real estate investor. He shares how he became interested in real estate investing, and we also hear some deal specifics. Hakeem explains how he put together his first sample deal package to show to potential investors, and how he presented it to them to secure verbal commitments. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“You can work your way into real estate deals by adding value to others” - Hakeem Valles

Hakeem Valles Real Estate Background:

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1700_Hakeem_Valles.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am EDT

Brendan has worked with celebrities and personalities, helping build their brand for years. Today, he is sharing some of his best strategies with us. It’s no secret that we’ll need to have a large reach as investors to keep deals and capital flowing through the business. Find out how to organically grow that reach. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Keep swapping out different variables so that you can really control your content” - Brendan Kane

Brendan Kane Real Estate Background:

  • Digital strategist for Fortune 500 corporations, global brands, and celebrities.
  • Best known for building a million followers in 100 countries in less than 30 days
  • Based in Beverly Hills, CA
  • Say hi to him at https://onemillionfollowers.com/

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1699_Brendan_Kane.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:27am EDT

Leads - they can make or break your business. Not so much the leads themselves, but how you follow up with those leads. Dan is an expert in that area, and that is what he does with his business. He now helps investors get leads, and follow up with them, in exchange for a 50/50 split of deals with his trusted partner. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Cold calling is harder, the harder it is to scale, the better it will be and less people will be doing it” - Dan Schwartz

Dan Schwartz Real Estate Background:

  • CEO of InvestorFuse, a lead management workspace for real estate investors
  • Has helped hundreds of investors automate part of their business
  • Based in Austin, TX
  • Say hi to him at https://www.investorfuse.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Rocket Fuel

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1698_Dan_Schwartz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53am EDT

Joe and Theo are back at it with Follow Along Friday, telling us the best things they learned in the previous week. Joe interviews a group of real estate investors every week for the podcast, today he tells us about the best things he learned from those interviews last week. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Are you really doing all the direct mailing that you could really be doing?”

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1697_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17am EDT

Terry helps business owners quit being an employee in their businesses, and start getting to work as actual business owners. He also has experience in real estate investing, everything he shares with us today, relates to real estate investors. As real estate investors, we pretty much run small businesses, often times the owner is doing too much in their business to really work on their business. Terry has some tips to share with us today to start reversing that issue. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!  

Best Ever Tweet:

“We think in pictures, this is why vision boards are so important” - Terry Ogburn

Terry Ogburn Real Estate Background:

  • Owner and Lead Business Coach of Ogburn’s Business Solutions - helps business owners work on their business, not in it
  • Worked with Century 21 for 6 years, turning offices around
  • Specializes in recruiting, training, and managing, took one office from #382 to #56 in closed volume within one year
  • Based in Tampa, FL
  • Say hi to him at https://www.terryogburn.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Think And Grow Rich

How great would it be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1696_Terry_Ogburn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03am EDT

Sabine was out of law school and struggling to find a decent job. Rather than settle for something less, she started her own firm. FRANCO LAW FIRM, P.C. is her firm and they focus on real estate law and business law. Needless to say, Joe and Sabine will be covering a lot of real estate investing law in today’s episode, but we also hear her personal story which we can all learn from. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Start early, a lot of people spend a lot of time learning, but you learn more by doing” - Sabine Franco

Sabine Franco Real Estate Background:

  • CEO and Principal Attorney at FRANCO LAW FIRM, P.C.
  • Established in 2012, her practice strategically focuses on Real Estate Law and Business Law
  • Has 5 years experience working in the mortgage and real estate industries
  • Based in NYC
  • Say hi to her at http://www.franco-lawfirm.com/
  • Best Ever Book: The Four Agreements

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1695_Sabine_Franco.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:04am EDT

Lee has built his own brokerage in Chicago, focusing solely on multifamily apartment buildings. He’s here today to talk about that journey, as well as talk to us about some unique aspects of investing in real estate in Chicago. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Understand your risk tolerances” - Lee Kiser

Lee Kiser Real Estate Background:

  • Principal and Managing Broker of Kiser Group
  • Before starting the Kiser group, Lee was the top producing apartment broker in Chicago at his brokerage
  • Has a personal career transaction volume greater than $3 Billion.
  • Based in Chicago, IL
  • Say hi to him at http://kisergroup.com
  • Best Ever Book: The Sharpe Series

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1694_Lee_Kiser.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52am EDT

Jerome has worked on other peoples’ deals, as well as his own. He and Joe will talk specifics on a 23 unit heavy value add deal that Jerome is still working on. What problems has he ran into, how did he find the deal, and how does he plan on going from no tenants to fully leased? Listen in now to find out. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I’ve watched people buy bad deals just because they wanted to get a deal” - Jerome Myers

Jerome Myers Real Estate Background:

  • Serves as an executive coach, real estate investor, and business strategy consultant at The Myers Development Group
  • Asset manager for over 75 units and 75,000 square feet of workforce housing across Virginia and North Carolina
  • Hosts the Dreamcatcher podcast
  • Based in Greensboro, NC
  • Say hi to him at http://d3v3loping.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Millionaire Success Habits

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1693_Jerome_Myers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58am EDT

Joe has been building his portfolio by renovating and adding value to his properties, pulling out the equity, and reinvesting into his real estate investing business. We’ve covered that with him previously, today he is going to tell us how to “tenant proof” our investment properties. Not only does Joe tenant proof his properties, he maximizes the ROI while doing so. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“All the flooring is pretty much indestructible, no plastic plumbing or fixtures” - Joe Cornwell

Joe Cornwell Real Estate Background:

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1692_Joe_Cornwell.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21am EDT

The title is simple today because the topic is as straightforward as they come. Greg’s strategy when it comes to real estate investing is to never hold any investments. Ever. He has his reasons and even a method to it, hear why he never holds, and what investments he does get into. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“It can make sense to own properties, but what’s the difference between that and a big huge pile of cash?” - Greg Dickerson

Greg Dickerson Real Estate Background:

  • Entrepreneur, real estate investor, and developer
  • Over the past 20 years he has bought, developed and sold over $200 million in real estate
  • Started 12 different companies from the ground up
  • Say hi to him at https://gregdickerson.com/
  • Based in Charlottesville, VA
  • Best Ever Book: Principles by Ray Dalio

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1691_Greg_Dickerson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am EDT

We’re throwing you a curveball today, neither of our usual hosts are on this episode. We do have two outstanding real estate investors and fellow podcast hosts (bios and podcasts below) with us to share what are the biggest challenges they’ve faced, and what they would tell their younger selves as they were starting this journey. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Done is better than perfect” - Whitney Sewell

Ryan Cox Real Estate Background:

Whitney Sewell Real Estate Background:

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1690_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:56am EDT

Anna and her team have been on fire in the past six months! We get a lot of insight from her today; not only on the success and lessons learned from the past six months, Anna also shares her story of getting to where she is now over the past decade or so. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“If your rent comps are not correct, your whole deal falls apart” - Anna Myers

Anna Myers Real Estate Background:

  • Vice President at Grocapitus, a commercial real estate investment company
  • Applies her 20+ years of experience in technology and business to the finding, analyzing and acquiring of Commercial properties in key markets across the U.S.
  • Based in San Francisco, CA
  • Say hi to her at https://multifamilyu.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1689_Anna_Myers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:32am EDT

Today’s show features a guest whose main focus with his career is helping teams and businesses grow. Danny shares his best advice on the topic with us today, you may be surprised to learn that team culture is often the biggest area of concern for Danny as he starts working with teams. How do you build an excellent team? Tune in to find out. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“As a leader, you have to make the people feel like they are your priority” - Danny Coleman

Danny Coleman Real Estate Background:

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1688_Danny_Coleman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:48am EDT

Our guest today was a real estate investor first, then fell in love with marketing. Quite the opposite of the typical story we hear on the show, typically our guests fall in love with real estate investing and switch careers to real estate. Joe is still heavily involved in real estate, now he helps investors and/or agents connect with great leads through his marketing company. They go a step further for their clients, rather than being a lead provider, they are an appointment provider. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“The ROI that you will receive by investing in the marketing and sales side of your business is exponentially higher than any ROI you will ever get from anything else” - Joe Giglietti

Joe Giglietti Real Estate Background:

  • Host of The Billions In Real Estate Show & Founder of Exponential Referrals, a digital marketing agency
  • Working to refer $1 Billion in real estate this year
  • Based in Melbourne, FL
  • Say hi to him at www.exponentialreferrals.com
  • Best Ever Book: The Snowball

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

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Direct download: JF_1687_Joe_Giglietti.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:23am EDT

Ryan recently partnered up with some people and bought their first mobile home park. We’ll hear all about how he found the partners, how they structure the agreement, and how they defined the roles. Beyond the partnership, Ryan and Joe will dive into the deal itself so we can hear about an asset class that we don’t typically hear about on this podcast. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“In the mobile home business, you have to bring in the homes” - Ryan Groene

Ryan Groene Real Estate Background:

  • Now a full time Mobile Home Park Owner and Operator that has honed his skills over the last 3 years while working full time in Finance
  • Oversees 8 parks spread across 500 spaces
  • Based in Cleveland, OH
  • Say hi to him at ryan.groene55ATgmail.com
  • Best Ever Book: Capital Gains by Chip Gaines

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1686_Ryan_Groene.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Chris is a principal in the National Tax Office of CliftonLarsenAllen, and is here today to tell us about a new deduction that can save real estate investors thousands of dollars in taxes. Also known as the pass-through deduction, Chris will give us the details on the the deduction and we’ll have a better understanding of if we can take advantage of the deduction. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you don’t have employees you can also look to another factor on the amount of depreciable property that you have in your rental” - Chris Hesse

Chris Hesse Real Estate Background:

  • Principal in the National Tax Office of CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Authority on the recently enacted tax reform, the SEC 199A deduction
  • Based in Richland, Washington
  • Say hi to him at www.claconnect.com

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1685_Chris_Hesse.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28am EDT

Danny has been on the show before, but has ventured into a new field to share with us today. He decided to start writing a series of kids’ books about the wealth lessons he has learned along his real estate journey. No doubt that teaching children money and wealth lessons early can have a tremendous impact on their future, as it did for Danny at the age of five. So tune in to hear ideas on educating our children, or even check out Danny’s book after the episode! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Make sure if they do get a birthday present or earn a little extra money running a lemonade stand, that they always take care of it and have a special place to keep it” - Danny Randazzo

Danny Randazzo Real Estate Background:

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1684_Danny_Randazzo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:36am EDT

Follow Along Friday time! Today, Joe is joined by Ellie Perlman who is also a multifamily syndicator and podcast host. Ellie covers keeping an open mind and tells us a story about a deal she recently closed on, had she stuck to her traditional strategy and not been open minded, she wouldn’t have closed the deal. Joe then answers a listener question about how they can take some capital they have and leave their job, surviving off of real estate investing only. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Don’t quit your job, start doing it on the side and see if you like it” - Ellie Perlman

Ellie Perlman Real Estate Background:

How great would It be to buy a piece of institutional-quality, income-producing commercial buildings?  Now you can… with BuildingBits. It’s NOT A REIT or a fund. BuildingBITS is a new platform for non-accredited investors, where virtually anyone, regardless of income, can select a building leased to a major corporation and earn money from it!

Start investing with as little as $500 at https://www.buybits.us/

Direct download: JF_1683_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24am EDT