Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

Ward Schraeder, a versatile real estate mogul with over 30 years of industry experience, shares lessons he's learned spearheading massive commercial and healthcare developments, acquiring failing businesses, and simply seizing the right opportunities regardless of asset class.

Key Takeaways

  • The Power of Diversity in Real Estate Investments: Ward emphasizes the importance of diversification in real estate, highlighting his ventures across hospital developments, commercial real estate, and bank repo acquisitions. His approach to diversification acts as a hedge against downturns, creating stability and growth. 

  • Leveraging Opportunities in Bankruptcy Acquisitions and Turnarounds: Schraeder shares his experience in acquiring and turning around failing companies, shedding light on the strategic approach of assessing and revitalizing distressed assets. He discusses the significance of understanding the fundamentals of business management in successful turnarounds, including managing accounts receivable, payable, and effective tax planning.

  • Insights into Medical Real Estate Development: Ward shares his projects in the healthcare sector, such as the development and operation of medical facilities across the country. He provides valuable perspectives on the landscape of healthcare real estate, including regulatory challenges and opportunities for independent developers in this niche market.


Listen to Ward’s previous episode: 2429 - Taking Opportunities To Next Level


Ward Schraeder | Real Estate Background

  • Schraeder Family Partnership
  • Portfolio:
    • Hospital and other CRE properties
  • Based in: Kansas City, MO
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  • Best Ever Book: Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  • Greatest Lesson: Get started young, and let time do it’s thing. 



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