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JF1506: How To Break Into The Apartment Syndication Industry Part 1 of 2 | Syndication School with Theo Hicks

 

Theo is back with another two part episode. Today he’s telling us about how we can break into the apartment syndication business. We’ve already heard about the experience we need or our team needs, now we’ll hear the next steps. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Work with an existing syndicator to get your foot in the door”

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com


If you have ever managed a property, you know the huge headache that comes with maintenance. Ray and his company, Property Meld, have a solution. They have created an automated software just for maintenance. So turn on this episode if you manage properties and see how Ray can help! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“The renter is kept up to speed the entire time” - Ray Hespen

 

Ray Hespen Real Estate Background:

  • CEO and co-founder of Property Meld, a maintenance automation software company
  • Launched the company in 2014 to eliminate the maintenance headache for property managers
  • Based in Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Say hi to him at https://www.propertymeld.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Outliers by Malcom Gladwell

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1505_-_Ray_Hespen.mp3
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What a treat we have for you today! What investors wouldn’t like to hear the story of someone who went from 0 to 121 units in just over 1 year? Even if you are a high level investor, you can always learn from a story like this. If you’re just starting out then you’ll want to hear Josh’s strategy for scaling, and apply some lessons to your on business. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You can’t take anyone’s method of analyzing a deal at face value” - Josh Welch

 

Josh Welch Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder and owner of Three Pillars Capital Group
  • Focuses on the acquisition and management of class B/C properties
  • Josh and his team have acquired 121 units in just over a year
  • Based in Houston, TX
  • Say hi to him at https://www.threepillarscapitalgroup.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Organize your mind, organize your life

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1504_-_Josh_Welch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am EDT

Evan has a very interesting take on how investors and entrepreneurs can take control of their revenue streams. He is an investor himself and also consults others with their businesses. Hear what he has to say about what he calls a value proposition pricing scheme and how it relates to multifamily investors. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“This was a younger demographic, so the higher floor commanded a higher premium” Evan Hoffmann

 

Evan Hoffmann Real Estate Background:

  • Principal & Chief Strategist of Incisive Solutions, providing revenue growth strategies to the multifamily industry
  • Has been employing optimization techniques and helping companies grow revenues for 20+ years
  • Based in Denver, CO
  • Say hi to him at https://www.incisivesolutions.org/

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1503_-_Evan_Hoffmann.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:54am EDT

Chris is back on the show to share a situation with us that helped him grow, and happens to be a situation many real estate investors encounter themselves. Sometimes we just can’t find all the money we need to complete a deal. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a way to buy with owner financing more often? Chris has some tips and proven techniques he uses that you can use to make that happen. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I just look at motivation because any deal can be structured on lease purchase or owner financing” - Chris Prefontaine

 

Chris Prefontaine Real Estate Background:

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1502_-_Chris_Prefontaine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:31am EDT

Theo recently went to a broker’s recent apartment sales, comparing the actual property to the OM. He found some very surprising and sneaky tactics the broker had done to make the property seem better than it actually was. Hear what lessons there are to earn from his experience. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You can’t use comps over 100 units because they will have amenities that the smaller buildings don’t have”

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1501_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:39am EDT

For part two of Are You Ready To Become An Apartment Syndicator - Theo will be telling us about the education side of doing your own apartment syndication. You’ll need to know the lingo and be able to talk the talk as well as walk the walk when dealing with brokers, lawyers, investors, and everyone else you’ll cross paths with in this business. Theo has 4 ways you can obtain the required education in order to do your own apartment syndications. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“In order to effectively communicate with team members, you need to know the lingo”

 

For a free list of all important apartment syndication terms, click here. Or http://bit.ly/apartmentsyndicationterms

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1500_Why_Apartment_Syndication_Part_4.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:03am EDT

Theo is back for his third installment of the new segment, Syndication School. Today he’ll be discussing the experience that you need to have before attempting an apartment syndication. You may be surprised at the level of experience you need when starting out. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you’ve invested in real estate before, but the deals weren’t profitable, that’s not a good sign”

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1499_Why_Apartment_Syndication_Part_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

As a lawyer, entrepreneur, and active investor, John knows a lot about scaling his portfolio while working as a lawyer, and his other businesses. He’s done a lot of unique and interesting upgrades to properties and is continuing his growth still. Tune in to hear how he’s gotten to where he is, and how he will continue to grow. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!  

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You can get bigger value when you go to sell the apartments” - John Lenhart

 

John Lenhart Real Estate Background:

  • Attorney, entrepreneur, and active real estate investor
  • Specializes in multifamily and self storage in the Cincinnati Market
  • Has a portfolio worth over $15 million and growing
  • Based in Cincinnati, OH
  • Say hi to him at jlenhart@acuitymri.com
  • Best Ever Book: Millionaire Mind by Thomas Stanley

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1498_John_Lenhart.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:21am EDT

AJ has built up a $100 million portfolio in real estate. He took a lot of the skills from his previous job as an insurance salesman. Hear why he decided to leave that job behind and venture into real estate, and how he built up such a large portfolio. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You have to go from investing in a duplex to 40 or 50 doors” - AJ Osborne

 

AJ Osborne Real Estate Background:

  • Built a $100 Million real estate portfolio then became completely paralyzed for months
  • Turns underperforming storage facilities around by focusing on operations, policies and procedures
  • Based in Boise, Idaho
  • Say hi to him at www.cashflow2freedom.com
  • Follow him on Instagram @ajosborne
  • Best Ever Book: Ego is the Enemy

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1497_AJ_Osborne.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14am EDT

Dan has been on the show a couple of times to discuss his real estate investing and share knowledge with us. Today, he’s back to teach us about how he raises money for single family flips. Dan has ways to get creative for finding money for his deals, and shares how anyone could do the same. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Anyone buying and selling houses needs to be at 70% of the ARV minus the repairs” - Dan Breslin

 

Dan Breslin Real Estate Background:

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1496_Dan_Breslin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53am EDT

Eddie is a returning guest who is back today to tell us about affordable housing. We’ll hear why he chooses to go with affordable housing and why he thinks more deals can be made if you can do affordable housing with your properties of potential deals. He also enjoys it because he likes to be able to help with the housing crisis. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“No one should pay more than 30% of their income” - Eddie Lorin

 

Eddie Lorin Real Estate Background:

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1495_Eddie_Lorin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:29am EDT

Joe and Theo are back for another edition of Follow Along Friday, this time talking about team building and mindset. They’ll tell us what to look for in a good team member, as well as how to define roles within your team. Then Joe will tell us about a mindset shift he has realized lately and how it can help us make more money. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“As you go visit in person, you get an idea of how much you can trust these brokers”

 

Check out Theo’s addition to the podcast with his newest segment, Syndication School.

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1494_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:36am EDT

Theo is back today with part two of his mini-series, Why Apartment Syndication. Theo has worked for Joe for a long time and has been a part of the many projects that Joe has done in that time, so he’s more than qualified to teach us about apartment syndications. Tune in and learn why apartment syndications are the preferred investing method for many successful investors. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You’re going to need experience in real estate and/or business” - Theo Hicks

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1493_-_Why_Apartment_Syndication_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52am EDT

Joe and Theo teamed up to make a brand new segment of the podcast, Syndication School. With this, Theo will be making two new episodes each week. These episodes will be focused towards, surprise, surprise - apartment syndication! This first episode is an introduction into apartment syndication and why you would want to do it. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Do you want to raise money to buy apartments, or use your own money?” - Theo Hicks

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1492_-_Why_Apartment_Syndications_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:39am EDT

As a real estate professional for over 40 years now, Doug can help us learn a lot. He’s managed properties, done ground up development, and now helps borrowers get the best financing possible to optimize their returns. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Getting over the fear of not following everyone else” - Doug Marshall

 

Doug Marshall Real Estate Background:

  • Real Estate Professional for nearly 40 years
  • More than 30 years of experience financing apartments and other commercial real estate
  • Author of Mastering the Art of Commercial Real Estate Investing: How to Successfully Build Wealth and Grow Passive Income from Your Rental Properties.
  • Based in Portland, OR
  • Say hi to him at marshallcf.com
  • Best Ever Book: http://marshallcf.com/book-recommendations/

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1491_Doug_Marshall.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:11am EDT

Brent had a successful lawn care business in high school while he was working on getting his real estate license. He left the business to do real estate full time at a very difficult time, in 2008. Eventually, he left real estate behind to join the military. After the military, he got back into real estate and started doing well with wholesaling. We’ll hear today how he approaches wholesaling and what he does to succeed. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Billionaires get up at 5 am, that’s why I get up at 4, I want to get a jump on them too” - Brent Bowers

 

Brent Bowers Real Estate Background:

  • 10 years of real estate investing experience
  • Bought his first home in April 2007 and since then he has helped many homeowners get out of troublesome situations by buying their properties
  • Based in Colorado Springs, CO
  • Say hi to him at https://www.brentbuyshousesfast.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Greatest Salesman in the World

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1490_Brent_Bowers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:34am EDT

Dave is on the show today to tell us about a different area of investing, not real estate.We’re actually going to hear about buying shares in private companies and why as entrepreneurs, we should care. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Banks make as much money brokering and trading stocks” - Dave Dunford

 

Dave Dunford Real Estate Background:

  • Managing director at Zanbato, an SEC registered trading platform
  • Helps registered personnel, investors, and sellers come to find counterparties and trade institutionally-sized blocks of private securities.
  • Before Zanbato, he was an olympic swimmer
  • Say hi to him at https://zanbato.com/
  • Based in San Francisco, CA



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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1489_Dave_Dunford.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:18am EDT

Bryan and Joe had a conversation on the podcast over three years ago, he’s back today to tell us about self directed IRA investing. Even if this doesn't apply to you right now, there’s a chance you will be in the future. Bryan has a very extensive real estate background as well as owning SelfDirected.org  where he focuses on helping other people invest their money. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“People come to me and say, Bryan I’ve got some money, what do I do with it?” - Bryan Ellis

 

Bryan Ellis Real Estate Background:

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1488_Bryan_Ellis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:01am EDT

Today’s Follow Along Friday is all about analyzing an out of state deal, and the best methods for keeping investors happy with great communication. We’ll hear exactly what Theo is doing as he evaluates a deal that is out of state for him. Then Joe tells us how he keeps all of his investors up to date and happy. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“When you’ve got a lot of supply of something, think about how you can leverage that”

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1487_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05am EDT

Powell bought his first property in 2015, which was just a single family home that he rented out. In the 3 years since then, Powell has acquired some bigger deals, for a total of over 100 units. Oh yeah, he’s also been working full time during this time! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You don’t need to create something new, model what others have done before you” - Powell Chee

 

Powell Chee Real Estate Background:

  • Managing Partner for Platinum Equity Partners
  • Has developed a specialization for investing in out-of-state multifamily properties
  • Bought first SFR in 2015 then purchased two apartment buildings totaling 101 units
  • Runs a meetup than grew to 500+ members
  • Based in Redondo Beach, CA
  • Say hi to him at https://www.platinumequitypartners.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod



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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1486_-_Powell_Chee.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:01am EDT

Steven and Adam teamed together to build a huge wholesaling business. They also transitioned over to commercial real estate to secure some passive income. If you want to know how to wholesale A LOT of deals and/or want to know more about commercial real estate investing, listen to what they have to say in this episode! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“We combine both of our abilities to build businesses together” - Adam Rae

 

Steven Libman & Adam Rae Real Estate Backgrounds:

  • Two of Three of the Managing Partners of Integrity Capital Group

 

  • Steven Libman Real Estate Background:

 

  • Has spent over 10 years in real estate as a broker at first, then an investor
  • Managing Partner at one of the largest private investment companies in NJ, doing over $50M in transactions, and over 150 deals a year.
  • Based in NYC, NY
  • Say hi to him at https://www.integritycapitalgroup.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Never Split the Difference

 

  • Adam Rae Real Estate Background:

 

  • Has spent most of his career in real estate
  • In 2017 his company, Integrity Invest LLC had grown to be the largest Wholesale Acquisitions Real Estate Investment Firm in Southern Colorado, coordinating the sourcing and deployment of over $9,000,000 into the market over 12 months
  • Based in Colorado Springs, CO
  • Say hi to him at http://www.integrityhg.com/

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1485_-_Steve_Libman_and_Adam_Rae.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:06am EDT

Justin went from losing $20,000 on his first deal to being a successful, money making investor and podcast host. He turned the page from the first deal by building a great team and getting better at due diligence. Hear what his strategy is now and how he was able to stay positive and move on from his first deal being a loss. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“We’re not afraid to structure longer term debt” - Justin Grimes

 

Justin Grimes Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investing turned into his passion in 2016
  • Lost $20k on first deal
  • Active rehabber, mortgage note creator, and passive commercial RE investor
  • Based in Houston, TX
  • Say hi to him at https://www.thecashflowhustle.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Compound Effect by Darren Hardy

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1484_-_Justin_Grimes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41am EDT

Dave and his company have a free software they offer for landlords to help manage their properties and tenants. They really have what sounds like  a great software and program for struggling landlords, or even just a landlord that could use a little extra help as they are growing. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Creating content online is the best way to attract landlords” - Dave Spooner

 

Dave Spooner Real Estate Background:

  • Co-founder of Innago
  • Provides simple, effective, and intuitive tenant management software for small to mid-sized landlords
  • Based in Cincinnati, OH
  • Say hi to him at https://innago.com/
  • Best Ever Book: What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1483_-_Dave_Spooner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:38am EDT

As investors and entrepreneurs, we must be able to adapt and overcome various situations that come up. Being comfortable with being uncomfortable is kind of a necessity. Today, David has some tips and strategies to overcome problems, regardless of the business and reasons. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If I had to go back to the corporate world, I would, but I would do everything possible not to do that” - David Begin

 

David Begin Real Estate Background:

  • David is the Managing Partner of Wild Blue Car Wash
  • has 3 exterior express car washes in Colorado
  • has also applied his extensive sales and marketing experience to deliver sales training throughout the world
  • Say hi to him at wildbluecarwash.com  (www.thehowofcarwashing.com)
  • Based in Colorado Springs, CO

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1482_-_David_Begin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37am EDT

Tom is back on the show to tell us about the new tax law and how we, as real estate investors, can use it to our advantage and benefit. Without a doubt everyone will find something to learn in this episode, Tom is a tax expert who travels with Robert Kiyosaki to teach people about this, and we get it free today! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You should be doing cost segregation anyway” - Tom Wheelwright

 

Tom Wheelwright Background:

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1481_-_Tom_Wheelwright.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Continuing a conversation they started about a month ago, Joe and Theo are giving away more of their top tips for underwriting value-add apartment communities. We also have a new segment of the podcast announced towards the end of this episode. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you’re gonna sell a property after 5 years, you have to also include the profits from sale in your returns” - Theo Hicks

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1480_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:47am EDT

Pete and his team do a little bit of everything. The leaders of his business are himself and his sons, and they have a great system in place. One son is the deal finder, the other is the property manager, and Pete over-sees as well as being the head of marketing, networking and growing the business. Tune in to hear how she pays $0 on capital gains! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Start locally if you’re trying to be a new wholesaler” - Pete Barrow

 

Pete Barrow Real Estate Background:

  • An owner of Parrot Homebuyers
  • Buys houses anywhere in the Indianapolis metropolitan area
  • Takes pride in closing deals extremely fast
  • Based in Indianapolis, IN
  • Say hi to him at https://parrothomebuyers.com/  and 317.202.1211
  • Best Ever Book: Titan (Biography of Rockefeller)

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1479_Pete_Barrow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:51am EDT

Lindsay has been investing for the last 10 years, starting with single family homes in Philadelphia. Now she lives in Puerto Rico and buys mortgages as well as commercial buildings. She moved outside the states for good reasons, which include some ways that she is saving money on taxes. Tune in to hear how she pays $0 on capital gains! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Some people get held up on the details of investing” - Lindsay Gordon

 

Lindsay Gordon Real Estate Background:

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1478_-_Lindsay_Gordon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:13am EDT

Andy used to be in the house flipping business, (150-250 homes per year!) but changed course into buying and holding multifamily deals. Not only does he buy smaller multifamily properties, he’s also syndicates larger properties. Taking it even a step further, his company wholesales around 30-40 deals per year. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you can DM 30-40 real estate investors a day, it would behoove you to do that” - Andy Dane Carter

 

Andy Dane Carter Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investor and entrepreneur
  • Has had over $500 million go through his company from real estate deals in a short period
  • Based in Long Beach, CA
  • Say hi to him at https://andydanecarter.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Healing Mushrooms

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1477_-_Andy_Dane_Carter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25am EDT

Jay is a very experienced investor, and he also is a real estate blogger. Over the last 12 months Jay has stepped his game up a bit and added 42 units total to his portfolio. That sounds like something any investor would like to do, so hearing how Jay has done it can certainly help. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!



Best Ever Tweet:

“Know your market” - Jay Helms

 

Jay Helms Real Estate Background:

  • Started investing in 2006 with single and multi family homes
  • Has added 46 units to his portfolio in the last 12 months
  • Based in Pensacola, FL
  • Say hi to him at https://helmsrei.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Go Giver by Bob Burg

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1476_-_Jay_Helms.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50am EDT

As a repeat guest and an experienced investor, Charlie knows a thing or two about real estate. Today’s subject is all about open houses and how to get a lot of people to show up to your open houses. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Get multiple offers on your listings” - Charlie Kao

 

Charlie Kao Real Estate Background:

 

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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1475_-_Charlie_Kao.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:11pm EDT

Chad has been on the show in the past, and he’s back to tell us a few ways that people can retire early through real estate, which is also the subject of his new book, Retire Early With Real Estate. If you want to know how to build wealth with real estate, and then be able to live off of what you have built, grab pencil and paper and hit play! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If we find a really good deal that we know we can add some value to and increase our cash flow, we’ll do that” - Chad Carson

 

Chad Carson Real Estate Background:


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Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1474_-_Chad_Carson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:33am EDT

Joe and Theo are back for the final installment of our four part series about the recently released, Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book. This part is all about securing the funds and executing on your business plan. Hear how they execute their business plans for their investments. I’m positive they will mention at least one strategy you have not heard before. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

 

Apartmentsyndicationbook.com


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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

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I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF20147320-20Follow20Along20Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36am EDT

Mark bought his very first investment in LA while he was working on season 1 of Family Guy. He was hooked after the first deal and knew that he wanted to do it for the rest of his life. Now mark has about 140 units, all multifamily, all in Los Angeles. Hear how he has been able to scale up in a tough market. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“It feels to me there are 120 pockets of LA” - Mark Hentemann

 

Mark Hentemann Real Estate Background:

  • Writer/Producer/Actor in TV & Film - He was part of the team that launched family guy
  • Real Estate Investor for 17 years focused on multifamily
  • Focus on value-add, the niches, and dislocations caused by rent control in a diverse, sometimes challenging metro
  • Based in LA
  • Say hi to him at markhentemannATme.com
  • Best Ever Book: Sapiens by Yuval Harari

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1472_-_Mark_Hentemann.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:54am EDT

Tim bought his first investment property with his credit card, rehabbed it, sold it for about $14,000 profit! He was only 23 years old at this time, he kept on going and is now buying a lot of different properties and has a large portfolio that earns a great monthly income. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You can do anything if you’re resourceful enough” - Tim Bratz

 

Tim Bratz Real Estate Background:

  • He buys, develops, and holds apartment buildings, vacation rentals, and other commercial real estate
  • Bought an investment property with his credit card at age 23
  • 9 years later, portfolio has a value of over $90M
  • Based in Cleveland, OH
  • Say hi to him at https://cleturnkey.com/
  • Best Ever Book: 12 pillars

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1471_-_Tim_Bratz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:34am EDT

Jeremy was serving in the Air Force when he tore his achilles in pilot training. He was laid up, reading real estate investing books. When he was able, he took action and started flipping homes with unique problems. Now he also owns 40 units. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you learn any niche well, people will bring those deals to you” - Jeremy Porto

 

Jeremy Porto Real Estate Background:

  • Became interested in real estate while recovering from injury in USAF pilot training
  • Flipped 15 properties in 3 different markets including meth and Chinese drywall homes
  • Owns 40 doors in 3 states including recent 13-unit apt acquisition, transitioning into larger apartment syndications
  • Based in Colorado Springs, CO
  • Say hi to him at www.facebook.com/jeremyportorealestate
  • Best Ever Book: Emerging Real Estate Markets by Dave Lindah

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help. See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1470_-_Jeremy_Porto.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:32am EDT

Phil has extensive lending knowledge and experience, thankfully he’s here to share some of that knowledge with us today. He spends most of his time opening branches and coaching originators. Needless to say, he knows a lot about what originators are looking for when they are qualifying you. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Self employed borrowers can have great income, but it’s not necessarily verifiable on their tax return” - Phil Treadwell

 

Phil Treadwell Real Estate Background:

  • 15 year mortgage industry veteran, regional VP for Highlands Residential Mortgage
  • Has been the top producing originator in a multi-state region
  • Host of the Mortgage Marketing Expert Podcast
  • Based in  Bentonville, AR
  • Say hi to him at https://philtreadwell.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Principles by Ray Dalio

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

Direct download: JF_1469_-_Phil_Tredwell.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45am EDT

Mark has been on the show before and he always delivers great value to his audience. Known as The Land Geek, he specializes in raw land investing. For this interview, Joe and Mark are focusing on uncovering how Mark uses raw land investing to not only buy land at a discount and sell for a profit, but also use raw land to create passive income. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“It’s a one time sale, but then we get recurring income every single month” - MArk Podolsky

 

Mark Podolsky Real Estate Background:



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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

Direct download: JF_1468_-_Mark_Podolsky.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:14am EDT

Julie has self published her own books, as well as helped a lot of other people publish theirs. When she published her book More Than Cash Flow, it went to #1 overall on Amazon. Today she’s here to tell us how we can use books to build our brand for us. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“The key to that was that I had been building relationships for years” - Julie Broad

 

Julie Broad Real Estate Background:

  • Julie Broad is an Amazon Overall #1 Best Selling and award winning author, More Than Cash Flow

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Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

Direct download: JF_1467_-_Julie_Broad.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:28am EDT

After hearing about parts one and two of the Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book, today we’ll learn some more about part three: finding and underwriting deals. To hear what to do in competitive offer situations and more great tips from Joe and Theo, tune in today! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“It doesn’t mean that just because you offer the highest price, you’re going to get the deal” - Theo Hicks

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

Apartmentsyndicationbook.com

 

JF1394: Increase Your Bottom Line By Creating Relationships Among Your Tenants with Pete Kelly

 

27 Ways to Add Value to Apartment Communities

 

Best Ever Show Community

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

Direct download: JF_1466_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:48am EDT

Ryan was sleeping in a closet when he made his first deal in 2015. Now, 3.5 years later, he has completed almost 100 deals and is thriving! We’ll hear about the strategy he specializes in, which he calls “skinny deals”. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If I notice the default is greater than 10% of the ARV, I pass on it” - Ryan Nickel

 

Ryan Nickel Real Estate Background:

  • Been investing full time for 3.5 years and just under the 100 deal mark
  • Specializes in creative real estate deal structures
  • Has a niche he calls “Skinny Deals”
  • Based in Sacramento, California
  • Say hi to him at bootstraprei@gmail.com
  • Best Ever Book: The Liberty Of Our Language Revealed

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1465_Ryan_Nickel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:40am EDT

Whitney is an investor with a wealth of knowledge and experience with multiple strategies and asset classes. She invests passively in multifamily syndications and self storage, actively invests in her own multifamily and does BRRRR deals! Joe and Whitney dive into different deals she’s either been a part of or was the lead on. There are a lot of valuable tips to pick up on in this episode. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Find out where the numbers do make sense and make your offer based on that” - Whitney Elkins-Hutten



Whitney Elkins-Hutten Real Estate Background:

  • Public health research turned operations and systems manager
  • Started real estate investing in 2001 with $0 of her own  
  • Now controls 345+ residential units and 1,437 self-storage units across 7 states utilizing BRRR, creative financing, and syndication strategies
  • Based in Boulder, CO
  • Say hi to her at: whitney.elkinsATgmail.com
  • Best Ever Book: Long Distance Real Estate Investing by David Greene



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Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1464_Whitney_Elkins_Hutten.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Chris was flipping houses and owned some rentals. He realized that he wanted to be more hands off and also loved helping others get involved in real estate. Now, he lends privately as well as helps people with self directed retirement plans. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“It really helps to know exactly what it is you want to do” - Chris Tanner

 

Chris Tanner Real Estate Background:

  • Business Development Manager at New Direction IRA
  • Specializes in helping people use self-directed retirement funds for real estate investments
  • Author of “Beat the Traditional Retirement System”
  • Based in Denver, CO
  • Say hi to him at https://newdirectionira.com/home or ctannerATndira.com
  • Best Ever Book: Invest in Debt

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1463_-_Chris_Tanner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33am EDT

Ashutosh has his background in artificial intelligence, so creating a smart home startup was almost a given when he was looking into real estate. Not only can landlords have more control and know ore about what is going on in their properties, but it can also increase the rent price. Not to mention the tenants will enjoy having those advantages in their homes. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“Investors can save more money and make more money when they have a smart home” - Ashutosh Saxena

 

Ashutosh Saxena Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder and CEO of a high-tech startup Caspar.ai
  • Caspar is the leading AI integrated smart home setup
  • Based in San Francisco, CA
  • Say hi to him at http://caspar.ai/

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1462_-_Ashutosh_Saxena.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:43am EDT

Justin is here to tell us about how top agents use social media to generate their business. We’ll hear a lot of different tips for what to do and what not to do on social media. You might want to have pen and paper ready. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Videos receive twice as much engagement as articles” - Justin Nassiri

 

Justin Nassiri Background:

  • Chief Revenue Officer at Shotzr, which is like Uber for photographers
  • Founder of StoryBox, a social media marketing technology company that works with over 35 Fortune 500 companies
  • Host of Beyond the Uniform, the #1 iTunes rated podcast for military veterans' career transition
  • Say hi to him at shotzr.com
  • Based in Denver, CO
  • Check out their research of how Top Realtors Use Facebook: https://www.shotzr.com/ebooks-top-realtors-use-facebook/

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1461_-_Justin_Nassiri.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

Oren has been on the show in the past to tell us about how to “Pitch Anything” which is also the title of his first book which Joe highly recommends. He has a new book coming out soon that dives deeper into the same subject. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“How are things changing, who does it benefit, who does it not benefit?” - Oren Klaff

 

Oren Klaff Real Estate Background:

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

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I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

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Direct download: JF_1460_-_Oren_Kalff.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:09am EDT

Follow Along Friday is back and we’re talkin’ the latest book release again. Joe and Theo are going to tell us about part 2 of the Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book, which is all about raising money. Get an insight to the value this book will bring you by listening in on this episode. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

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“Follow up with your broker, either a phone call or email” - Theo Hicks

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

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I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1459_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15am EDT

Dave has co-founded a property management company and has managed over 10,000 homes. His company is not a typical property management company, they strive to be better in all areas than other companies. They are even working on the technology side that is severely lacking in the property management space. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Our mission is to democratize wall street level performance for main street investors” - Dave Diaz

 

Dave Diaz Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder, Head of Operations for Great Jones - a property management startup
  • Expert in property management: bought, renovated, leased, and managed over 10,000 homes
  • Based in Fort Myers, FL
  • Say hi to him at https://www.greatjones.co/
  • Best Ever Book: Blue Ocean Strategy

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

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I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1458_-_Dave_Diaz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:31am EDT

Bo got his start in real estate with the famous “house hack” method. He rented the extra bedrooms of his single family home. After that, he started acquiring income properties and now owns 6 rentals, all acquired in the first 6 months of his investing career. To hear how he’s been able to hit the ground running, tune in to this episode! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I’ve been getting different brokers to give me market analysis” - Bo Kim

 

Bo Kim Real Estate Background:

  • Started investing by renting his three bedroom house
  • Connected with local investors who invest out of state
  • Now has 6 rentals in 6 months of investing
  • Based In LA, CA
  • Say hi to him at boATbiggercashflow.com and www.biggercashflow.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Millionaire Real Estate Investor

 

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Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1457_Bo_Kim.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:20am EDT

Carole is editor-in-chief at Think Realty Magazine, and has a ton of interviewing experience. Since she’s interviewed some big investors and entrepreneurs, Joe spent some time asking her about those interviews. He asks Carole what she’s learned from the interviews, how she prepares, questions she asks, and how she was able to get ahold of these people in the beginning. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Don’t get into a box” - Carole Ellis

 

Carole Ellis Real Estate Background:

  • Editor-in-Chief of Think Realty Magazine
  • Co-founder of Self-Directed Investor Society
  • Has been investing, writing, reporting, and educating in the real estate space since 2006
  • Based in Atlanta, GA
  • Say hi to her at https://thinkrealty.com/ or cellis@thinkrealty.com
  • Best Ever Book: Principles of Real Estate Syndication

 

Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1456_-_Carole_Ellis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:22am EDT

Jeff has overseen over $1.5 Billion in loan originations. Around the time of the great recession, he founded Specialty Lending Group. With this company he has lended over $150 million to real estate investors in the Washington D.C. area. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I may look at a transaction and consider it very low risk. A banker may consider it very high risk” - Jeff Levin

 

Jeff Levin Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investor, author, and President/Founder of Specialty Lending Group
  • Lends private money in the Washington D.C. Metro region
  • Has a book coming out this fall titled The Insiders Guide to Private Lending
  • Based in Washington D.C.
  • Say hi to him at www.jeffnlevin.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Daring Greatly

 

Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1455_-_Jeff_Levin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am EDT

Joe and Chris are teaming together to make real estate investing easier for everyone. Using Blockchain technology, they have digitized a lot of the intermediary pieces and even automated a lot of it. You’ll just have to listen in to understand what I mean. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“There’s long traumatic benefits of being the people who do it this way from the beginning” - Joe Snyder

 

Joe Snyder Real Estate Background:

  • Serial entrepreneur
  • Successfully initiated, built, scaled, acquired, merged, and exited multiple companies over the last 15 years
  • Built his initial wealth investing in real estate
  • Based in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Say hi to him at https://www.lannisterholdings.com

 

Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1454_-_Joe_Snyder_and_Chris_Brown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:56am EDT

Michael is another expert syndicator and author of a new book, Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing. Today he’s here to tell us how people can do exactly what the book title says, be financially free through real estate investing. Great advice in this show, get ready to take notes! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If I have verbal commitments from 5 investors, now I have confidence to put offers in” - Michael Blank

 

Michael Blank Real Estate Background:

 

Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1453_-_Michael_Blank.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Today’s Follow Along Friday is based on the new book Joe and Theo wrote, Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book.  The book is broken down into four parts, today they discuss part one, the experience. Hear what you can do to gain experience or find someone who has the experience to partner with for your first apartment syndication. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Most new syndicators make the mistake of saying “I want to earn $X passive income monthly” this isn’t a passive business”

 

Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1452_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:39am EDT

If you own income property, especially larger buildings with a lot of units, you likely have some room for improvement with your utilities. John is here today to discuss this with us, as he specializes in helping his clients save the most amount of money possible. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Sub-metering is basically RUBS on steroids” - John Tanner

 

John Tanner Real Estate Background:

  • Director of Sales Marketing for My Utility Cabinet
  • Specializes in utilities and invoice management for commercial property owner/operators
  • Based in Cincinnati, OH
  • Say hi to him at https://myutilitycabinet.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Steve Jobs book

 

Best Ever Listeners:

Do you need debt, equity, or a loan guarantor for your deals?

Eastern Union Funding and Arbor Realty Trust are the companies to talk to, specifically Marc Belsky.

I have used him for both agency debt, help with the equity raise, and my consulting clients have successfully closed deals with Marc’s help.

See how Marc can help you by calling him at 212-897-9875 or emailing him mbelsky@easterneq.com

Direct download: JF_1451_-_John_Tanner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25am EDT

Shiloh is a therapist and real estate investor. When he needed a new office space, rather than lease, he found an office building to buy and put tenants in. He also has a lot of lease option properties as an investor. Shiloh breaks down exactly how he structures his lease options and tells us how he’s grown his investing business to where it is today. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you don’t have much money to start, what I would suggest is go and take control of your finances” - Shiloh Lundahl

 

Shiloh Lundahl Real Estate Background:

  • Child and family therapist and real estate investor
  • Started investing in 2010 with one SFR
  • Now focuses on lease options and owns over 50 units
  • Based in Gilbert, AZ
  • Say hi to him at www.blueequities.com
  • Best Ever Book: Richest Man in Babylon

 

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Direct download: JF_1450_-_Shiloh_Lundahl.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45am EDT

If you’re in the senior living space, you know that not every resident has the same needs. Doug and his company are experts in fine tuning systems and processes of senior living facilities. Doug also raises money and does his own investing, there are a lot of great tips in this episode. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“It’s clearly a more complex business to run” - Doug Fullaway

 

Doug Fullaway Real Estate Background:

  • President of FourteenPlus
  • Specializes in investing in and growing the senior living market
  • He has been in the space since 2002
  • Author of Investing In Senior Living
  • Based in Portland, OR
  • Say hi to him at https://fourteenplus.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Management by Peter Drucker
  • The market study company Doug mentions: Investment Revenue Realty

 

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Direct download: JF_1449_-_Doug_Fullaway.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:29am EDT

Justin has been an investor for 4 years, but only recently went away from flipping homes. He decided he wanted to move into large apartment communities, and did it! If you want to do the same thing, hear what he did to complete his first syndication, so that you can do the same! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Everyday there’s a challenge” - Justin Fraser

 

Justin Fraser Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investor since 2014
  • In May of 2018 he closed his first apartment syndication, raising over $600k for the deal
  • Based in Milltown, NJ
  • Say hi to him at https://www.88realestatecapital.com/
  • Best Ever Book: The Due Diligence Handbook

 

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Direct download: JF_1448_-_Justin_Fraser.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:08am EDT

Today we get to hear personal, real life stories from Danny’s own experiences with finding partners. As everyone knows, real estate success is definitely a team effort, and who you choose to partner with or team with can have a tremendous impact on your investing business. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“As well as you know that person, their mindset may change when their money is actually in the deal” - Danny Randazzo

 

Danny Randazzo Real Estate Background:



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Direct download: JF_1447_-_Danny_Randazzo.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:51am EDT

David has been a market expert for years, nailing a ton of different key topics including precious metals and cryptocurrency. Today David is telling us about different ways to earn more passive income. We’ll hear some ideas that you’ve heard before, and more ideas that you probably have not. When you have a chance to learn from an expert like David, you listen up! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Other people will, and they’re willing to pay a premium” - David Moadel

 

David Moadel Background:

 

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Direct download: JF_1446_-_David_Moadel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:21am EDT

Joe and Theo are breaking down their best 10 tips for underwriting, starting with 5 in this episode, and followed by the other 5 in a couple weeks. I don’t think I need to explain how important underwriting is to multifamily deals, or any deal for that matter! So listen in as we hear from two of the best on what they do when they approach underwriting. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You don’t want to just look at the OM, take those numbers and plug them into your cash flow calculator” - Theo Hicks

 

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Direct download: JF_1445_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:04am EDT

Joe has another special segment for us today. He’s talking to us about how he keeps death reminders around to help him focus on what’s really important in life, and how that has helped his real estate investing. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Remembering that you’re going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose” - Steve Jobs

 

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Direct download: JF_1444_-_SS_Bring_RE_Investments_Alive.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15am EDT

Ryan and his business partner have a successful flipping business which will net 1.8 - 1.9 million this year. With the large income, you would think they’re giving themselves large salaries. That couldn’t be further from the truth, Ryan and his partner only pay themselves $60k a year. Hear how they’ve grown to where they are and why they leave so much cash in the business. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“At the end of the day, direct mail isn’t working as well as it did last year” - Ryan Scialabba

 

Ryan Scialabba Real Estate Background:

  • Started investing in real estate at 19 - currently 25
  • Met business partner in 2015, formed Urban Capital Group
  • Had first seven figure year in 2017
  • Will buy and sell about 50 houses in 2018, netting over $2M
  • Based in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Say hi to him at: http://homebuyersofpittsburgh.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Extreme Ownership

 

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Direct download: JF_1443_-_Ryan_Scialabba.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am EDT

Joe was getting into student housing himself when he realized there was something missing. There was nowhere to shop through student housing listings. He created Dwel to address this problem. Now college kids will be able to easily find and scroll through apartment listings. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“The biggest issue with student housing is not having a co-signer” - Joe DiNardi

 

Joe DiNardi Real Estate Background:

  • CEO and Co-Founder of dwel.co, an online property management and listing platform designed specifically for the off-campus college housing niche
  • Bought his first rental unit while in college and rented the extra beds out to his friends
  • Created dwel.co to professionalize the off-campus housing market and bring it into the twenty-first century
  • Say hi to him at https://www.dwel.co
  • Based in Jersey City, NJ
  • Best Ever Book: The Snowball

 

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Direct download: JF_1442_-_Joe_DiNardi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:32am EDT

Unlike 99.9% of real estate investors, Jennifer saw opportunity in 2007 and 2008. She was able to buy projects that builders were losing for pennies on the dollar, finish them, and sell them for huge profit. Inventory was everywhere, good labor was cheap, all she needed was the capital to get the ball rolling. Find out how she did it in this episode of The Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Show.. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I get confidence in numbers, so I saw the opportunity in these projects” - Jennifer Beadles

 

Jennifer Beadles Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investor since 2007, builder and founder of Agents Invest
  • Agents Invest is a referral service for real estate investors to connect with investment savvy real estate agents in markets across the country
  • Also has a GC license, focuses on new construction, and owns a 17 unit rental portfolio
  • Say hi to her at http://agentsinvest.com/
  • Based in Snohomish, WA
  • Best Ever Book: 4 Hour Work Week

 

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Direct download: JF_1441_-_Jennifer_Beadles.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am EDT

Jordan is a fellow podcaster who has interviewed hundreds of successful people. He specializes in helping people figure out their superpower and learn to communicate it to others. Today, we talk about picking back up old relationships, and how as real estate investors we can leverage this knowledge for our businesses. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“It’s awkward when you reach out to someone you haven’t spoken to in 3 years and you want something, it’s not awkward when you’re just checking in” - Jordan Harbinger

 

Jordan Harbinger Background:

 

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Direct download: JF_1440_-_Jordan_Harbinger.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:35am EDT

As a serial entrepreneur, Josh has a ton of experience starting, running, and selling businesses. With a focus on financial management now, he helps other businesses manage money and learn how to apply it in better ways, especially with the goal of having financial freedom in the future. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Becoming financially free from your business requires that you look at the terminal assets of your business” - Josh Patrick

 

Josh Patrick Real Estate Background:

  • Serial Entrepreneur
  • Founder of Stage 2 Planning Partners
  • Author of Sustainable: A Fable About Creating A Personally and Economically Sustainable Business
  • Say hi to him at http://www.stage2planning.com
  • Based in South Burlington, VT

 

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Direct download: JF_1439_-_Josh_Patrick.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28am EDT

Joe and Theo are back for another edition of Follow Along Friday! Today we’ll hear about what things we should be looking at when deciding to sell an apartment community. We’ve covered this before, but today in greater detail than ever before. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If they can’t execute the business plan, they probably won’t be able to close the deal” - Theo Hicks

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

 

8 Step Process For Selling Your Apartment Community

 

Three Ways An Owner Benefits From Selling Their Apartment Off-Market

 

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Direct download: JF_1438_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:46am EDT

Julia started as a realtor in 2015. She is on track to sell over 103 homes in her first three years. Along with doing the normal listing agent duties, she helps sellers with some renovations that will help them get more money on the sale. This really helps residential sales, but also helps us as investors to get top dollar on our properties when we sell.

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Buyers in this price range are going to be scared away by all these updates needed” - Julia Nyman

 

Julia Nyman Real Estate Background:

 

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Direct download: JF_1437_-_Julia_Nyman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:21am EDT

As CEO of Do Hard Money, Ryan spends a lot of time with investors, especially beginners, securing financing for their deals. He loves working with the investor who are tackling their first deal, but works with others as well. Hear how he may be able to help your business by tuning in! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“We use the lower of the good, move-in ready properties to find ARV” - Ryan Wright

 

Ryan Wright Real Estate Background:

  • CEO of DoHardMoney.com, author of 3 books, investing in real estate since age of 21
  • Funds fix & flips, refinance, & buy and hold loans in 34 states
  • Say hi to him at https://www.dohardmoney.com/best-ever
  • Based in West Jordan, UT
  • Best Ever Book: Atlas Shrugged

 

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Direct download: JF_1436_-_Ryan_Wright.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10am EDT

Chris has been in real estate for over two decades, both as an investor and as a real estate broker. He’ll take his earnings as a top broker in San Francisco, and invest in other markets as a real estate investor. All of his efforts are to achieve freedom for himself and being able to help others get that same financial freedom. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Set goals, make yourself strong in all areas of life, so that you can ultimately give back” - Chris Stafford

 

Chris Stafford Real Estate Background:

  • Listing agent for 25 years
  • One of the top producing real estate brokers in the San Francisco Bay area
  • Works with motivated listing agents, helping them 10x their income while enjoying life
  • Say hi to him at: https://epiclistingagent.com/
  • Based in San Francisco, CA
  • Best Ever Book: The Go Giver

 

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Direct download: JF_1435_-_Chris_Stafford.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41am EDT

If you’re an investor who is looking to build a sustainable real estate business, this episode is for you. Eric gives us some of his systems he’s created that have helped him get to where he is today. From hiring team members to how he spends his time everyday, great tips are in store for you in this episode. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you’re someone who finds a reason not to do things, you might as well stop reading” - Eric Jacobs

 

Eric Jacobs Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate lawyer with an MBA, coaches and consults with real estate investors
  • Has been in real estate since 18 years old  
  • Owns some real estate but prefers lending
  • Say hi to him at: https://www.ericjacobsconsulting.com/
  • Based in Miami, FL
  • Best Ever Book: Smarter, Faster, Better

 

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Direct download: JF_1434_-_Eric_Jacobs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24am EDT

All investors need money. It’s actually impossible to invest without it - by definition. Why wouldn’t you want to master raising money as an investor? That’s what we’re learning from Gene Trowbridge today. Not only does he have an amazing money raising strategy, as he is a syndication attorney, we know he’s giving good, legal advice. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You need to develop a database of people that you can go to to pitch this deal” - Gene Trowbridge

 

Gene Trowbridge Real Estate Background:

 

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Direct download: JF_1433_-_Gene_Trowbridge.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:22am EDT

Finding money and capital is obviously a big deal as real estate investors. Deals and money are the two big needs that investors have. In today’s economy, if you don’t have a system in place or a team to take care of those for you, good luck beating out the investors that do. Today Matt will tell us why raising private money is important and how we can do it ourselves. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Private capital exposes everyone to larger assets” - Matt Faircloth

 

Matt Faircloth Real Estate Background:

 

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Direct download: JF_1432_-_Matt_Faircloth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47am EDT

If you’re a value-add investor, raising rents is something that is near and dear to your heart. Today Joe and Theo will  discuss in-depth details of what to look for when considering raising the rent prices. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Tenants don’t move in the winter”

 

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Direct download: JF_1431_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:29am EDT

If you’re anything like most real estate investors, you’ve failed a time or two. If you haven’t, well you probably will at some point. Listen to this episode to hear how we can bounce back from a mistake, both big and small. We also get to hear how Brett is using FB ads to grow his business and other top realtors businesses. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

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“Video is very, very, big right now” - Brett Ratkowski



Brett Ratkowski Real Estate Background:

  • Went from a Broke Real Estate agent sleeping on my sister's couch and having my car repossessed, to building up a 6 figure Real Estate business primarily with Facebook Ads
  • Turned my passion for Facebook ads into a business
  • Launched Optimized Real Estate managing ads for top Realtors
  • Say hi to him at http://optimizedrealestate.com/
  • Based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Best Ever Book: Think and Grow Rich

 

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Direct download: JF_1430_-_Brett_Ratkowski.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44am EDT

Gary was forced into real estate at a young age, his family had a business and he got his real estate license while in college. He decided to quit real estate at that time and go full time with technology. Years later, Gary wanted back in the real estate field, and built up to where he is today with REIvault. Hear how his business helps many investors find deals and how he scaled his business. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Sellers are not just about money” - Gary Boomershine

 

Gary Boomershine Real Estate Background:

  • Fortune 500 consultant and Founder of REIvault
  • Founded REIvault when he realized that the only way he could scale his business was to implement rock-solid systems and procedures
  • REIvault now serves as a virtual sales and marketing department for real estate investors and agents around the country
  • Say hi to him at https://reivault.com/
  • Based in San Francisco, CA
  • Best Ever Book: Good to Great

 

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Direct download: JF_1429_-_Gary_Boomershine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am EDT

Low on funds or just want to save as much money as possible? Matt is here to help you! He’s a creative financing expert, who often will close deals with 0% financing. Getting creative with sellers is his specialty, hear what he does to get sellers to agree to carry back 0% financing. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“We got a nice discount on them, and then put tenants in them” - Matthew Recore

 

Matthew Recore Real Estate Background:

  • Purchases between 3-8 properties per month in Northern California
  • Even in his rising, expensive, hyper-competitive market, he has been able to negotiate many transactions where the seller carried back financing at 0% Interest
  • Has written a book describing how he does it entitled "How to Purchase Real Estate at 0% Interest"
  • Say hi to him at matthewrecoreATgmail.com
  • Based in Sacramento, CA
  • Best Ever Book: Loving What Is

 

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Direct download: JF_1428_-_Matt_Recore.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15am EDT

If you’ve been wondering which of these strategies are best for you, then tune in and hear what the respective experts in their field have to say about why they chose their strategy. Even if you know your strategy, these debates are extremely informative for everyone, no matter the experience level. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“That’s why you bake in 10-15% on overage” - Mark Dolfini

 

Mark Dolfini Real Estate Background:

  • Husband, Father, and U.S. Marine Veteran
  • Currently oversees the ownership, operation, and management of $40 Million worth of Real Estate
  • Volunteers with various veteran’s causes as well as Junior Achievement
  • Based in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Best Ever Listeners can get a free pre-release version of his new book at www.LandlordCoach.com/BestEver
  • Say hi to him at https://landlordcoach.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Think and Grow Rich

 

Eric Kottner Real Estate Background:

  • Full time investor since 2006
  • Started flipping in 2011
  • Joined a high volume flipping company in 2015, where they did 5-7 flips per month
  • Has done 15 flips since going back on his own
  • Based in Cincinnati, OH
  • Say hi to him at:

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Direct download: JF_1427_-_Debate_-_Fix_and_Flip_versus_Buy_and_Hold.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33am EDT

We have one of the foremost experts on real estate syndication law on the podcast today! Mauricio was nice enough to do an interview and help us all learn more of the technical side of a syndication deal. One huge takeaway: are you offering a security and not even know it? You may be surprised by the answer.

 

Best Ever Tweet:

[spp-tweet tweet="“If you have a note that’s less than 9 months, that’s not a security” - Mauricio Rauld "]

 

Mauricio Rauld Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of Premier Law Group, specializing in counsel to real estate syndicators
  • Nationally recognized expert on real estate syndications
  • Takes complex matters and makes them simple to understand
  • Based in Newport Beach, CA
  • Get your free 8 Critical Steps To Practicing Safe Syndications Report by emailing team@premierlawgroup.net and typing “Fairless” in the subject line
  • Say hi to him at http://www.premierlawgroup.net/

 

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Direct download: JF_1426_-_Maurcio_Rauld.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53am EDT

Many investors have the same problem, they live in a market that is too competitive and HOT for them to find deals. Marco had the same problem, so he implemented a strategy to expand into new markets. Hear how he finds new markets, and then how he transitions into them. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“In the beginning we were in 6 markets, and that was the sweet spot, now we’re in 18” - Marco Santarelli

 

Marco Santarelli Real Estate Background:

 

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Direct download: JF_1425_-_Marco_Santarelli.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

If you’ve been wondering why you would fire a property management company, we’ll answer that here. More importantly, you’ll know how to make it as smooth as a process as possible. Joe is telling us these tips from experience, which are definitely tips we can apply to our own investing businesses. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If it’s performing below the market, there’s your red flag”

 

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Direct download: JF_1424_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:36am EDT

Best Ever Listeners, I hope you enjoy this episode! This is my first time on the podcast, usually I’m a behind the scenes guy but I’ll be the moderator of some of these debates. Evan and Theo are both experts in their field, we’ll hear the pros and cons of what they do, and why they ultimately chose their strategy. You can let us know which strategy you prefer at bestevercommunity.com. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Buy for cash flow, put long term debt in place, and have adequate cash reserves” - Theo Hicks

 

Evan Holladay Real Estate Background:

 

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In an effort to bring The Best Ever Listeners even MORE value, Joe has started a special segment of the podcast. In these segments, Joe shares something he has either recently learned, or even something he’s known for a while that he thinks can be valuable to everyone else. In this episode, he’s addressing feeling “blah” and how to power through it and still be productive. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“When we create something, then we’re going to get really excited”

 

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Direct download: JF_1422_-_The_Overachievers_Guide_to_BLAH_Days.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:28am EDT

After being a very successful house flipper, Jimmy decided he wanted to pivot into buy and hold. In order to gain experience, knowledge, and credibility, he decided to be a limited partner on some deals first. With everything learned from that experience, Jimmy and his team were able to start acquiring their own multifamily deals. Hear how he did it, and what he learned along the way. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“6 weeks into the deal, and we’re still discovering surprises” - Jimmy Edwards

 

Jimmy Edwards Real Estate Background:

  • Owner of High Five Group
  • Been in real estate space for 12 years, flipped over 100 houses and in 400 multifamily units - both passively and actively
  • Has primarily focused on single-family homes, and is aggressively looking to acquire properties in the multifamily space.
  • Say hi to him at www.highfivemultifamily.com
  • Based in Dallas, TX
  • Best Ever Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad

 

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Direct download: JF_1421_-_Jimmy_Edwards.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37am EDT

Darren is an expert in his field and has built a tremendous company and investing strategy. He was doing smaller group homes before he saw the big need for senior housing. Along with senior housing, Darren also has development deals in process. You’ll hear informative tips for a couple of different strategies in this episode. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Just get out there and do your first transaction” - Darren Voros

Darren Voros Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder of CareHaus Properties Inc
  • Focused on creating investment opportunities around a growing demographic of people needing fully accessible, barrier-free, and technologically ‘smart’ rental options
  • Through strategic and innovative partnerships with builders, developers, and healthcare professionals we bring something truly unique to our investors
  • Say hi to him at http://www.carehaus.ca/
  • Based in Toronto, CA
  • Best Ever Book: Think and Grow Rich

 

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Direct download: JF_1420_-_Darren_Voros.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15am EDT

If you’re a syndicator of any type, one issue that arises is how to allocate the equity based on what everyone is doing for the deal. If you found the deal and someone else did the underwriting, who gets what? That is just one example of a potential problem. Jeff has figured out a formula for how to make these decisions. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I wanted a system that emphasized those areas of greatest need” - Jeff Greenberg

 

Jeff Greenberg Real Estate Background:

 

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Direct download: JF_1419_-_Jeff_Greenberg.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30am EDT

Will became an expert in his field by happenstance. In his words, becoming a digital marketing expert “just kind of happened”. We’ll get tactical advice from Will of what we can do to expand our business and/or brand. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Go out there to try to add value and establish a personal connection” - Will Deane

 

Will Deane Background:

  • Successful entrepreneur as a digital marketing and eCommerce Expert
  • Has built and scaled several multi-million dollar businesses
  • Say hi to him at https://www.unstoppable.co/
  • Based in Austin, Texas

 

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Direct download: JF_1418_-_Will_Deane.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:04am EDT

The guys are back for another edition of Follow Along Friday, continuing last week’s talk about common investor questions. A lot of great content in this episode, you’ll want to star, download, bookmark, or whatever else you do to keep track of the good ones! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Best Ever Tweet:

“I would of had that in my underwriting, instead of being surprised by it”

Mentioned In This Episode:

JF1410: How to Answer the Most Common Questions From Passive Investors (Part 1) #FollowAlongFriday with Joe &Theo

The Three Immutable Laws of Real Estate Investing

How to Become an Award-Winning 5-Star Apartment Syndicator

 

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Direct download: JF_1417_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:23am EDT

It doesn’t take much to realize the value that a conversation with a real estate attorney who is also an active investor, can have on your business. Paul and Joe cover real estate contracts extensively in this episode, a lot of great content in this episode! You’ll want to save this episode and listen again. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

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“If you’re a remote buying, you’ll have a tough time managing the tenants from out of state” - Paul Sian

 

Paul Sian Real Estate Background:

 

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Direct download: JF_1416_-_Paul_Sian.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

Chris and his team are extremely bullish on the Dallas - Fort Worth market over the next couple of decades. Because of that, they have been expanding rapidly in the area. From multifamily and industrial to office and urban core, they buy and hold it all! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“People that come out early in the cycle developing tend to do the best” - Chris Powers

 

Chris Powers Real Estate Background:

  • Serial entrepreneur with more than 13 years of real estate development and investment experience
  • Has raised more than $70 million in equity financing through a multitude of high net-worth and family office partners
  • His Company, Fort Capital has invested and developed over $200M in multifamily, industrial and urban properties throughout Fort Worth and the greater DFW Metroplex
  • Say hi to him at https://fortcapitallp.com/
  • Based in DFW, Texas
  • Best Ever Book: Traction

 

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Direct download: JF_1415_-_Chris_Powers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:11am EDT

Today’s guest has a phenomenal way of setting goals and doing things everyday to work towards those goals. We’ll hear about that in the beginning of the episode, followed by more details on the actual investing he has done so far. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Surround yourself with good ideas and feed your mind with good information” - Scott Price

 

Scott Price Real Estate Background:

  • Husband/wife team leading Bonvolo Real Estate Investments
  • Recently a full time real estate investor after 14 years investing while working full time jobs
  • Has a self-funded portfolio of multi-family, SFR, office, retail, medical, & land in WA for buy & hold cash flow
  • Got to where they are by creating & following vision board & plan
  • Say hi to him at http://bonvolo.com/
  • Based in Seattle, WA
  • Best Ever Book: 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris

 

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Direct download: JF_1414_-_Scott_Price.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:36am EDT

Best Ever Listeners, today we have the privilege of learning from a celebrity! Justin is the star of Zombie House Flipper on A&E. He worked his way up to flipping over 100 homes and being the star of a TV show. His take on life is refreshing and something we could all use a little more of in our own lives. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you help enough people out, eventually the world will give you what you actually wanted” - Justin Stamper

 

Justin Stamper Real Estate Background:

  • Began his career in real estate by flipping his family's foreclosed home when he was 19 years old
  • Worked his way up to becoming a well known real estate investor in Central Florida by buying and renovating over 100 homes
  • Say hi to him at www.americananchorhomes.com
  • Star of Zombie House Flipping on A&E
  • Based in Orlando, Florida
  • Best Ever Book: 48 Laws Of Power

 

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Direct download: JF_1413_-_Justin_Stamper.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:33am EDT

Mr. Montagne shared great advice with us once before on the show (find link below). Last time, we learned his real estate strategy, today we learn how he has been able to build his “dream team”. As real estate investors, we are entrepreneurs, and we need to have an excellent team that we can trust to have our backs. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“The best way to find people that you will trust and will help you, is referrals from people that you already trust” - Bobby Montagne

 

Bobby Montagne Real Estate Background:

  • CEO of Walnut Street Finance
  • Real estate entrepreneur with three decades of experience in commercial and residential property development, finance and sales
  • Has successfully overseen $15 billion in career transactions
  • Among an elite class of private real estate lenders that has consistently delivered high-quality returns to partners and investors

 

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Direct download: JF_1412_-_Bobby_Montagne.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:17am EDT

Garth is making his second appearance on the show today. This time he is here to update us since his last interview (see below for link), he is closing more deals and making more money by being brutally honest with sellers. If you buy anything that is negotiable, you should listen up! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you give them options, then sometimes people just freeze, don’t make any decision at all, and that’s not good for anybody” - Garth Kukla

 

Garth Kukla Real Estate Background:

 

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Direct download: JF_1411_-_Garth_Kukla.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:08am EDT

This is the first edition of the very common questions that Joe gets from potential investors. If you want to know the right questions to ask a sponsor, listen to this episode. If you want to know how to answer these questions from potential investors, listen to this episode. We’ll be back same time next week to discuss more question in part 2! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I don’t talk smack about anyone”

 

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Direct download: JF_1410_-_Follow_Along_Friday.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:53am EDT

Keith got his start in the real estate investing business with a 4 unit that he bought with his cousin. They had to borrow money from friends, family, and credit cards to make it work. Once that deal was under his belt, Keith recognized the potential that real estate investing offered for his business and life. Hear how he was able to scale from that first property to over $1 Billion in real estate owned and/or controlled. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I Learned from a young age how to deal with employees, customers, lenders, and growing a business” - Keith Wasserman

 

Keith Wasserman Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of Gelt Inc.
  • Has been involved in the acquisition of several commercial, industrial, and residential properties, now totaling over $1 billion in assets
  • Say hi to him at http://www.geltinc.com/
  • Based in LA, California
  • Best Ever Book: Snowball

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:25am EDT

A lot of people say the same thing “I’d love to flip a house (or have a rental) but I just don’t have the money”. Austin noticed that too and wrote a book called Free Houses to explain how we can acquire properties without having money of our own. With over 16 units bought with very little of his own money, his advice is obviously actionable for most people who will listen. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I’m always a fan of local lenders, nothing against big banks” - Austin Miller

 

Austin Miller Real Estate Background:

  • Labeled as a creative financing real estate investor
  • Built a real estate portfolio of 16 units worth over $1.2 Million with little of his own money
  • Author of the book Free Houses
  • Say hi to him at http://www.hickoryhomebuyers.com/
  • Based in Springfield, MO
  • Best Ever Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad

 

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Jerry never had any intentions of owning a marketing company. When he was stuck with the task of finding work from home, he worked with a friend answering phones and talking to people because she was great at everything but talking to people. Once he did his first wholesale, he was hooked. Jerry learned how to do marketing and went out on his own. Now he helps investors keep deals in the pipeline.

 

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“Some language choices work well, others don’t” - Jerry Puckett

 

Jerry Puckett Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and managing partner at New Refined Images
  • Helps clients source deals through direct mail and internet marketing
  • Sent more than 1 million pieces of mail to more than 90 markets in 2017
  • Say hi to him at www.marketlikeawholesaler.com
  • Based in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Best Ever Book: The Speed Of Trust

 

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