Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

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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Best Ever Listeners:

We have launched bestevercauses.com  

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

Direct download: JF_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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Best Ever Listeners:

We have launched bestevercauses.com  

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

Direct download: JF_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

 

Get more real estate investing tips every week by subscribing for our newsletter at BestEverNewsLetter.com

 

Best Ever Listeners:

We have launched bestevercauses.com  

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

Direct download: JF_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:



Get more real estate investing tips every week by subscribing for our newsletter at BestEverNewsLetter.com

 

Best Ever Listeners:

We have launched bestevercauses.com  

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

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