Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

Preston is the CEO and founder of Walls Property Group, he currently manages a portfolio of 70 buildings valued over $300MM. Preston shares his experience through starting in residential to now development deals. Joe asks Preston to explain some different challenges he has faced in the development world so you can be better prepared if you choose to venture on this path.

 

Preston Walls  Real Estate Background:

  • Founder & CEO of Walls Property Group
  • Currently manages a portfolio of 70 buildings valued over $300MM
  • 16 years of real estate experience
  • Located in Seattle, Washington
  • Say hi to him at: https://wallspropertygroupre.com/ 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“It was helpful to move forward with something in the face of somebody you respect and trust pointing out the reasons you should not do it.” - Preston Walls

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Victor and his wife both started off in the medical field and started to feel burned out after working 70hr work weeks for 5 years. They both decided to leave their jobs to go backpacking and upon their return, they decided to purchase their first home and discovered it would need a lot of work. This started their journey into real estate investing, and now they have a business with 17 investors. 

 

Victor Leite Real Estate Background:

  • Entrepreneur and investor who owns multiple rental properties
  • Portfolio of rentals includes a mix of single family homes and multifamily properties
  • Manages a high volume Fix & Flip investment group, they successfully completed over 100 rehab projects in 2019 - mostly with funds from private individuals
  • Based in Virginia Beach, VA
  • Say hi to him at https://www.lvrinvestments.com/ 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Difficult roads often lead you to beautiful destinations.” - Victor Leite

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Coronavirus has impacted the real estate market in many ways from home buying, selling, to collecting rent payments. In this episode, Theo Hicks will be sharing information on how May rent collection was with so many Americans out of work.

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In today’s episode, Theo will be sharing the ins and outs of waterfall structures. Waterfalls are also known as a waterfall model or structure, is a legal term used in an Operating Agreement that describes how money is paid, when it is paid, and to whom it is paid in commercial real estate equity investments.

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Will is a Principal at CEO Capital Partners and recently left his W2 job to do real estate full time. He shares a great story of how he had a life of making some bad decisions in college related to alcohol and because of a great friend he was able to overcome this and now is a successful investor. 

 

Will Harvey Real Estate Background:

  • Will Harvey is a Principal at CEO Capital Partners
  • From Ashburn, Virginia
  • He started in real estate in 2016.
  • Personally owns over 1.5MM  in real estate mixed between rentals and Airbnbs
  • Recently left his W2 job to do real estate full time.
  • Say hi to him at : www.wealthjunkies.com  

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Seek advice from qualified people.” - Will Harvey

Direct download: JF_2093_Will_Harvey.mp3
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JP started in IT sales and later found an interest in multifamily investing. Today he owns 70 units in Houston, Tx, and 165 units across the metro Atlanta area. His first deal was partnered syndication, where he learned a lot of lessons that he implemented in his journey forward in acquiring multiple properties. He shares some of the lessons he learned from a deal where he lost over six figures.

 

JP Albano Real Estate Background:

  • Owner, of JP Albano
  • He started in IT sales and later found an interest in MultiFamily investing.
  • Today he owns 70 units in Houston, TX, and 165 units across the metro Atlanta area which are currently undergoing successful repositioning.
  • Resides in Serenbe, Georgia
  • Say hi to him at https://www.jpalbano.com/

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Partner with a more experienced person in a group and seek to offer value in some way.” - JP Albano

Direct download: JF_2092_JP_Albano.mp3
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Jake is the co-founder and CEO of Groundbreaker Technologies, a real estate technology company that he created to help solve the problems he was having when he was investing in real estate. In this episode, you will learn some ways to use technology to improve your real estate investing experience.

Jake Marmulstein Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder and CEO of Grounderbreaker Technologies, Inc
  • Over 6 years of real estate technology experience
  • Based in Chicago, IL
  • Say hi to him at: https://groundbreaker.co/ 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“One practice that has really helped me grow is by getting outside of my business by helping other entrepreneurs.” - Jake Marmulstein

Direct download: JF_2091_Jake_Marmulstein.mp3
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Ed Cravo is the Co-Founder and Director of Marketing at Groundbreaker Technologies, Inc. He shares his journey into marketing and shares how Groundbreaker can help investors in their personal business. Ed explains how they can help you do more deals with less work while saving you money on operations and banking. The Groundbreaker software lets you streamline your fundraising, relations, distribution payments, and reporting in one easy-to-use tool.

Ed Cravo Real Estate Background: 

  • Co-Founder and Director of Marketing at Grounderbreaker Technologies, Inc
  • Over 4 years of real estate technology experience
  • Based in Chicago, IL
  • Say hi to him at: https://groundbreaker.co/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Drive by Dan Pink 

 

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“The ease of use is such a big deal for us” - Ed Cravo

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Tiffany bought her first property while in college by house hacking and has continued to house hack continuously and is currently in her fourth house hacking property. Tiffany shares a story of bad luck when she decided to venture away from house hacking and into flipping. She talks about a combined strategy of house hacking and BRRRR with her office property

 

Tiffany Alexy Real Estate Background:

  • Began investing in real estate at 21 y/o with a 4 bedroom condo that she lived in and rented the other 3 rooms
  • Today, owns 10 units of commercial and residential properties
  • Started her brokerage firm, Alexy Realty Group in 2017
  • Based in Raleigh, NC
  • Say hi to her at https://www.alexyrealtygroup.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Ninja Selling by Larry Kendell 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Be creative” - Tiffany Alexy

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In this Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, will be going over the pros and cons of securing a supplemental loan. These episodes are to help you become a better syndicator so we hope you enjoy the help and let us know by sending us a message. 

 

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At some point during your journey into real estate investing you will want to hire some help. In this episode, Theo Hicks will go over how to find and qualify an executive assistant that will help you in your business.

 

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Scott started his real estate career while in college managing properties for others and eventually found a passion towards real estate and began helping others through his own company called CGP Real Estate Consulting where they help identify, purchase, and operate investment properties. Scott works with many investors through his company and has seen how many different ways investors are handling situations during the coronavirus pandemic.

Scott Westfall Real Estate Background:

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Real estate is a business, and if you can take the emotion out of it and go into it with a solid business plan, you should be able to weather these uncertain times” - Scott Westfall

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Aaron is the Co-Founder of Peoples Capital Group and the Host of New Jersey Real Estate Network. Aaron is someone who developed a plan to become a real estate investor and went after it right away. He shares his journey from no experience to a realtor, wholesaler, flipper, and now syndicator. He shares some of the mistakes he made with management companies and how he is able to keep his 4 core investors even when he was making mistakes to now 30 investors.

 

Aaron Fragnito  Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder of Peoples Capital Group (PCG)
  • The host of New Jersey Real Estate Network
  • A Licensed NJ Realtor and a Full-time real estate investor.
  • He has Completed over 250 real estate transactions, totaling more than $40M, Fixed & Flipped over 50 houses, wholesale 100+ properties, and Manages an 8 Figure Portfolio of Private Real Estate holdings
  • PCG Works with qualified investors to create passive returns through local commercial real estate.
  • Say hi to him at : https://www.peoplescapitalgroup.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Mel Robbins books

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I am always educating” - Aaron Fragnito

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Robert is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, a global performance marketing agency, and his newsletter is read by over 100,000 leaders each week. Robert also helps others build their capacities and raise their personal and professional performance. You will learn the four elements that he teaches others to help raise your performance.

 

Robert Glazer Background:

  • Founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, a global performance marketing agency
  • Helps others build their capacities and raise their personal and professional performance
  • His newsletter is read by over 100,000 leaders each week
  • Based in Needham, MA
  • Say hi to him at https://www.accelerationpartners.com/ 
  • Author of Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“What are the three most important things that I can do today that will move me towards my goal” - Robert Glazer

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Christine is a renovation loan division manager VP of mortgage lending at Guaranteed Rate INC. She has been actively involved in the mortgage industry since 1996 and her goal is to help those who may not have a large sum of money to invest in properties themselves without some additional funding. She shares her wealth of knowledge around the different types of loans available for many investors.

 

Christine DePaepe  Real Estate Background:

  • Renovation Loan Division Manager VP of Mortgage Lending at Guaranteed Rate INC.
  • From Chicago, Illinois 
  • Actively involved in the mortgage industry since 1996
  • Over the course of a 20+ year career has originated: Conventional, Fannie Mae Homestyle Renovation, FHA, FHA 203k, VA and VA renovation, commercial, Jumbo, new construction and Jumbo renovation. 
  • Noted by the Scotsman Guide in the top 20 FHA Volume Originators for 4 years consecutively
  • Guaranteed rate presidents club member for 7 years consecutively 
  • Say hi to her at: www.rate.com   

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I love the 203k program for people buying in areas that are up and coming because it has the lowest down payment” - Christine DePaepe

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Ken has over 40 years of real estate investing experience and has done all types of real estate deals like self-storage, industrial properties, golf courses, retail lots, and apartments. Ken has had to raise money multiple times and during this episode, he shares some advice on how he raises capital and the insights he has learned over the years.

Ken Holman Real Estate Background:

  • President of Overland Group and National Association of Real Estate Advisors
  • 40 years experience in real estate
  • He has brokered, developed, constructed and owned over $500 million in real estate assets
  • Experienced in owning commercial, industrial properties, self-storage, golf courses, retail, and apartments
  • Based in Salt Lake City, UT
  • Say hi to him at: https://overlandgroupinc.com/ 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Make sure every deal you do is a good deal. Don’t settle for mediocre projects because you're anxious to get started.” - Ken Holman

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Charles is a managing member and Senior Acquisition Manager of Three Oaks Management LLC. In this episode, Charles explains why it was important for him to focus on what he enjoys and finding his niche in the market. He shares the value of building relationships with investors and spending as much or if not more time doing this as you are finding deals.

 

Charles Seaman Real Estate Background:

  • Managing Member and Senior Acquisition Manager of Three Oaks Management LLC
  • He actively works to locate high-performing multifamily real estate deals throughout the Southeast region of the United States.
  • Owns 92 units in GA
  • Based in Charlotte, NC
  • Say hi to him at www.3oaksmgmt.com 
  • Best Ever Book: How to Win Friends and Influence People 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“As much time as you find looking for deals, you need to spend equal time in building relationships with investors.” - Charles Seaman

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Colin is the Founder and CEO of CARR, one of the nation’s leading providers of commercial real estate services. He has personally completed over 1,000 transactions and has been in real estate since 2000. Colin goes into medical real estate investing and what it looks like in his business. 

 

Colin Carr Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and CEO of CARR, one of the nation’s leading provider of commercial real estate services
  • Has been involved in commercial real estate since 2000 and has personally completed over 1,000 transactions.
  • Licensed real estate broker in ten states
  • Based in Denver, CO
  • Say hi to him at https://carr.us/

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I like to help healthcare providers maximize their profitability through real estate.” - Colin Carr

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Johnny was an emergency room nurse turned real estate investor. He was able to build his portfolio to 114 single family homes with his brother in 7 years while working full time. He focuses on lower-income housing and shares why property management has been a key part of his success in this niche.

Johnny Andrews Real Estate Background:

  • ER nurse turned real estate investor.
  • Currently owns 114 single-family homes with his brother
  • Was able to create his portfolio in 7 years while working full-time as a nurse
  • Based in Baton Rouge, LA
  • Say hi to him at www.johnATredstickbrothers.com    

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Management, management, management. If you're not hands-on in management, and you don’t stay on top of your game, it will bite you in the butt in the end.” - Johnny Andrews

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Minesh started negotiating and selling real estate at 16 years old with his dad and since then he has helped his investors purchase £20m with this strategy. At a young age, he feels he was able to negotiate great deals because he had no fear of losing a deal. He discussed a useful strategy he used before the 2008 crash. Minesh shares his current strategy of focusing on REIT, real estate investment trust that helps him create cash flow.

Minesh Bhindi Real Estate Background:

  • Started negotiating and selling real estate at 16 years old, with his dad, they pioneered a unique no money down transaction in the UK
  • Helped investors purchase over £20m with this strategy
  • Based in London, UK
  • Say hi to him at http://perfectportfolio.com/ 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“It’s very important with any investment to get the fees down as low as possible.” - Minesh Bhindi

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Brian Bradley is a returning guest from episode JF1811. He has been in law for over a decade and in this episode, he wants to help you understand the best ways to protect your assets and also give some advice specific to today's coronavirus pandemic.

Brian T. Bradley Real Estate Background:

  • Asset Protection Attorney for Investors, Self-Made Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, High-Risk Professionals, and Affluent Families
  • Sets up systems and strategic teams for our client's asset protection and wealth management
  • Based in Portland, OR
  • Say hi to him at https://btblegal.com/
  • Best Ever Book:

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Plan before you need it, don’t wait till after an attack happens.” -Brian Bradley

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Cynthia is the owner of Kindred SF Homes and she has 33 years of real estate experience. The houses she deals with have an average price point of $1.5 million which can create high emotions and interfere with your decision making. She shares what has helped her sell multiple million-dollar homes through a process of creating, nurturing, and continually finding new ways to build strong relationships which in return create valuable referrals.

Cynthia Cummins Real Estate Background:

  • Owner, Kindred SF Homes. 
  • From San Francisco, California.
  • With 33 years of experience in Real Estate. 
  • In the last 3 years, she’s sold $80M in San Francisco Real Estate
  • She has a popular blog called Real Estate Therapy where she writes about her passion, Secrets about how transaction and transformation meet in real estate.
  • Say hi to her at www.realestatetherapy.org  
  • Best Ever Book: Lincoln and the Bardoe?

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Having a bigger vision for people and a longer-term view is what makes all the difference” - Cynthia Cummins

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Erik is a part-time real estate investor who began in single-family rentals in 2012, and since then he has bought 12 homes and is involved in multiple limited partnership deals and has a portfolio of $1.7M.  Erik has been able to leave his W-2 by being a part-time investor and has continued to be a part-time investor because he has recently traveled the world with his family. He shares with you what you should be asking yourself when it comes to leaving your W-2. 

 

Erik Schaumann Real Estate Background:

  • Part-time real estate investor
  • Began investing in single-family home rentals in 2012 while he was living overseas in Brunei, working for Shell Oil Company
  • Over his investing career, he has bought 12 homes and sold 3
  • Is currently invested in multiple LP syndication deals with over $1.7 million in AUM
  • Because of his REI passive cash flow, he was able to retire from his oil company job after 20 years and travel the world with his wife and 6 children
  • Based in Orem, Utah
  • Say hi at etsenterprisesllcATyahoo.com and www.8suitcases
  • Best Ever Book: 5am Revolution  

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Be realistic in what you are going to need, what's that final number? Be realistic, don’t overshoot it because if you leave your job there are always ways to make money” - Erik Schaumann

Direct download: JF_2075_Erik_Schaumann.mp3
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Theo is back with another Syndication School episode and this time he is going over how Joe and his team at Ashcroft Capital are making adjustments to how they underwrite future deals during this pandemic. 

 

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In this Syndication School episode, Theo will first review the difference between Class A and Class B investors. Afterward, he will share with you how to calculate the projected returns for each class, and to follow along with Theo you can download his free excel document below.

Class A and Class B Document

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Tristen is a certified Facebook digital marketer who is also a consultant for Facebook. He teaches businesses how to effectively use Facebook and Instagram ads. In this episode, he shares many different strategies to increase your leads and how to correctly target the higher conversion client.

Tristen Sutton Real Estate Background:

  • A consultant for Facebook and a certified Facebook Digital Marketer
  • Teaches businesses how to effectively use Facebook and Instagram ads
  • Based in Houston, TX
  • Best Ever Book: Millionaire Next Door

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Make sure you know who your target market is and always put a call to action in your ads.” - Tristen Sutton

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Jessie has 6 years of social media and digital marketing experience with a focus on Facebook pay-per-click ads. Jessie shares what type of message you should be marketing out during this pandemic and also some general advice that helps investors find more leads. 

Jessie Neal Real Estate Background:

  • 6 years of social media and digital marketing experience
  • Expert in Facebook pay-per-click ads
  • Creator of “Attacking The Stack”
  • From Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
  • Say hi to him at:  https://swiftreileads.com/attack
  • Best Ever Book: Copywriting Secrets

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Consistency, be consistent with your message, with your postings, however, you're helping people, be consistent. ” - Jessie Neal

 

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Sean is the CEO of Kin, an insurance company built from scratch on modern technology. Today you will learn three factors to consider when determining the right coverage for your property; covering the property for the right amount, why it's important to get flood insurance and he shows how you can see if your insurance company is spending its revenue on claims or other expenses to make sure they take care of their customers.

Sean Harper Background:

  • Co-founder and CEO of Kin, an insurance company built from scratch on modern technology
  • Realized the homeowners insurance industry was still being managed in a way that NO other consumer financial products are managed today
  • Leads a team of 100+ employees to help educate and cover their clients 
  • Based in Chicago, IL
  • Say hi to him at https://www.kin.com/ 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“50% of flood losses happen outside of FEMA designated flood zones” - Sean Harper

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Scott is the Founder and CEO of The Energy Alliance Group of North America, who was raised as a farmer, educated as an engineer and trained in the auto industry. In this episode, Scott goes into some details on what you should be thinking about when it comes to reducing your energy cost and improving the efficiency that can help improve your ROI. 

 

Scott Ringlein Real Estate Background:

  • Founder & CEO of The Energy Alliance Group of North America
  • From Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Raised as a farmer, educated as an Engineer and trained in the auto industry.
  • He Suddenly Lost his job after 20 years of working as a Chief Engineer in the Auto-Industry.
  • He Has been the Technical Advisor to the U.S. Dept of Energy in 2009 and 2013
  • Developed and executed global strategic business plans to secure incremental business with sales revenues of $250+Million.
  • Managed a 50+ member international design and development program team.
  • Say hi to him at : www.energyalliancegroup.org
  • Best Ever Book: Credit Secrets

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Investing in efficiency conservation and renewable energy solutions definitely help the bottom line. They can generate cash from day one.” - Scott Ringlein

Direct download: JF_2069_Scott_Ringlein.mp3
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Danny is a Managing Partner at Passiveinvesting.com and Author of Wealth Lessons for Kids. He is also a multi-return guest and can be found on previous episodes JF1447 & JF1684. As you know, the Coronavirus has been impacting several investors and In this episode, Danny goes into how he is handling his business during this pandemic. 

Danny Randazzo Real Estate Background:

  • Managing Partner at Passiveinvesting.com 
  • Author of Wealth Lessons for Kids
  • Became a millionaire at 29
  • Controls over $225M in real estate
  • Based in Charleston, SC
  • Say hi to him at: https://www.passiveinvesting.com/

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Over the past year, I have really had the opportunity to work “ON” the business instead of “IN” the business.” - Danny Randazzo

Direct download: JF_2068_Danny_Randazzo.mp3
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Coronavirus pandemic has been a disruption to normal living; from social distancing, to working from home, and even how you look at someone when they cough. We have also seen how banks have been changing the way they lend money, Theo goes over a recent article JP Morgan Chase released on the new rules around borrowing for home loans and how this could be the beginning of how all banks could change. He explains how this could impact the housing market and provides additional studies on what we can expect in terms of house sales.

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Obviously they will not live on the streets, therefore, they are more likely to move into an apartment and rent. ” -Theo Hicks

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Theo is back with another Syndication School episode and this time he will be going over the 11 questions most passive investors will ask you before they invest in your deals. Theo hopes he can arm you with the right mindset when answering these questions to put you in a good position to find investors.

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Making sure you let them know what your financial review process is very important because if you aren't reviewing your financials your investors are not going to like that." - Theo Hicks

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Karl has done over 200 real estate deals focusing on the more difficult deals that no one likes to deal with because there typically is less competition, harder work, but a bigger reward. Some of the deals he likes are multiple heirs, title issues, excess proceeds, and partition sales.

Karl Spielvogel  Real Estate Background:

  • Real Estate Investor in Charlotte
  • Has done over 200 Real Estate Deals.
  • Specializes in Niche Deals/ Solving messy situations that lead to big profits.
  • Examples of niche: multiple heirs, title issues, excess proceeds, and partition sales: Some of the Profits from these deals have been 243k, 228k, 163k, etc..
  • Say hi to him at : www.UnclekarlsMastermind.com 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“These niche deals are a lot of work, but the profits are very high per deal. ” - Karl Spielvogel

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Travis is a full-time investor and the director of Investor Relations at Ashcroft Capital. Travis has written some articles on our blog to help investors during the coronavirus pandemic we are all going through today. As a fulltime passive investor, Travis gives his perspective on what he is seeing in the current market and what he is keeping an eye out for. 

Inflation article

 

Travis Watts Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time passive investor
  • Director of Investor Relations at Ashcroft Capital
  • In 2009 he started investing in multi-family, single family, and vacation rentals
  • Based in Denver, Colorado
  • Say hi to him at https://ashcroftcapital.com/

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“There is always a silver lining, there will always be opportunities that pop up. Look at this as an opportunity to educate yourself” - Travis Watts

Direct download: JF_2064_Travis_Watts.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Dusty is the Owner and Founder of Oxford Business Services, an income planning, and tax strategy expert. He helps people save on their taxes as well as retirement planning. Dusty explains 5 things you might be missing by not having a tax strategy. 

 

Dusty Rollins Real Estate Background:

  • Owner and founder of Oxford Business Services, an income planning, and tax strategy expert
  • Helps people save on their taxes, as well as retirement planning
  • Based in DeLand, FL
  • Say hi to him at https://www.dustyrollins.com/bestever 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“A tax strategy is like a good chess player, it is 3 or 4 moves ahead of an amateur.” - Dusty Rollins

Direct download: JF_2063_Dusty_Rollins.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Tim is the Owner of Falls Real Estate, he owns and manages $15-20M in commercial real estate and has over 9 years of experience. The coronavirus has impacted everyone in the market and today Tim explains from a commercial real estate perspective how he is handling rent collection and making property improvements 

Tim Karels Real Estate Background:

  • Owner of Falls Real Estate 
  • Falls Real Estate owns and manages $15-20M in commercial real estate
  • Over 9 years of experience in real estate investing
  • Based in Sioux, South Dakota

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“We have to emphasize with everybody but we also have to remember we have our own investors and mortgages to pay and we should look at how we can work together as a team.” - Tim Karels

Direct download: JF_2062_Tim_Karels.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Jimmy is the founder of Sanddollar Communities, a mobile-home park acquisition firm. Jimmy shares how he was able to wholesale 14 mobile home parks in less than 12 months so if you’re interested in getting into the mobile home park scene, this is an episode you will want to listen to since Jimmy gives his way of finding the right mobile home parks to invest in.

 

Jimmy Johnson Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of Sanddollar Communities, a mobile-home park acquisition firm
  • Has wholesaled 14 mobile home parks in less than 12 months for a total of 471 sites in 7 states
  • He has also partnered on 149 sites across 4 parks where he helps run daily operations
  • Based in Tampa, FL
  • Say hi to him at: jimmy@jimmyjohnson.co 
  • Best Ever Book: Four Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Anyone can pick up the phone and call but offering to meet in person is very influential.” - Jimmy Johnson

Direct download: JF_2061_Jimmy_Johnson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

In this episode, Theo goes over a recent blog post written by Evan an Investor Relations Consultant at Ashcroft Capital called “Coronavirus and Commonly Asked Passively Investor Questions”. Theo goes over the entire blog post and adds additional value by adding additional commentary from his point of view.

Coronavirus and Commonly asked passive apartment investor questions

To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Your investors are more focused on you not losing their money.” - Theo Hicks

Direct download: JF_2060_SS_129_Series_64_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

In this episode, Theo continues the series on the SOS approach to managing your investments during a pandemic from episode JF2033. The SOS approach is a three-step process to guide you on what you should do during a crisis event, and after it passes. SOS acronym stands for Safety, Ongoing Communication, and Summary. Theo will be breaking down each step so you can have a better idea of what you should do during today's pandemic. 

 

Part 1 of SOS: JF2033 

To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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Direct download: JF_2059_SS_128_Series_63_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Jonathan has had 30 years of real estate experience, as an agent, investor, and also a life coach. Jonathan mentions there is a possibility of a second wave of coronavirus and because of this he will be extra careful before jumping in and buying up new real estate. Because of his three unique career paths, he was able to share three separate perspectives on the current market

Jonathan Greene Real Estate Background:

 

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Now is the best time to work “on” the business since we can not spend as much time working “in” the business.” - Jonathan Greene

Direct download: JF_2058_Jonathan_Greene.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Avery is the CEO of The Short Term Shop and is in the top 1%  of real estate agents and a short term rental expert. Avery and her husband are focusing on short term rentals to help grow their long term rental properties. Five of their short term rentals funded for 19 other properties. In this episode, she will be sharing their story and how they grow their portfolio with this strategy.

Avery Carl Real Estate Background:

  • CEO of The Short Term Shop brokered by eXp Realty
  • Top 1% real estate agent and short term rental expert
  • Bought her first rental property at 26 and has scaled to 24 doors
  • Has connected investors with over $125 million in cash flow short term rental investments
  • Based in Pigeon Forge, TN
  • Say hi to her at www.theshorttermshop.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holliday 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“For people looking to bootstrap and cash flow, self-management remotely is a totally doable option and is really the way to go.” - Avery Carl

Direct download: JF_2057_Avery_Carl.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Eachan founder and CEO of Nestegg, a platform for property management and maintenance that makes being a landlord refreshingly easy. Eachan is a returning guest from episode JF1980, where he shares the ways technology can make your property management easier. In this episode, he is going to share how you should best go about scaling your business to be nationwide.

 

Eachan Fletcher Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and CEO of Nestegg, a platform for property management and maintenance that makes being a landlord refreshingly easy
  • Worked as the CTO and VP of product at Expedia where he built and led multiple teams, developed award-winning products
  • Has been interviewed previously on the show, that episode will release on February 3rd, 2020
  • Based in Chicago, IL
  • Say hi to him at https://nestegg.rent/ 
  • Best Ever Book: anything written by Steven Pinker

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“There's a difference between getting bigger and being scalable.” - Eachan Fletcher

Direct download: JF_2056_Eachan_Fletcher.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Chris is the COO of DLC Management Corp and he currently oversees DLC’s a portfolio of $3 billion. Their goal is to buy value-add properties that are underlease or undermanaged. He explains in detail what a value-add property is and how they analyze if it is a good buy or not. 

Chris Ressa  Real Estate Background:

  • COO of DLC Management Corp
  • Currently oversees DLC’s asset portfolio of $3 billion
  • 15 years of real estate experience
  • Located in Elmsford, New York
  • Say hi to him at:https://www.dlcmgmt.com/ 

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Don’t be seduced by the price dropping.” - Chris Ressa

Direct download: JF_2055_Chris_Reesa.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Steve is the Vice President of Education for Mynd Property Management. Steve owned a property management company managing about 1000 SFR and he is also an airline pilot for United Airlines. In this episode, he shares the challenges and the psychological issues he was facing when it came to selling his successful business. 

The previous episode Steve Rozenberg was on - https://joefairless.com/podcast/jf172-pros-and-cons-of-investing-in-low-income-properties/

 

Steve Rozenberg Real Estate Background:

  • Vice President of Education for Mynd Property Management
  • Educates investors about the benefits of small residential investing with a variety of content, including podcasts, video blogs and more
  • Based in Houston, TX
  • Say hi to him at https://www.mynd.co/
  • Best Ever Book:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Are we doing what's best for the team and for ourselves by keeping it, or are we doing what’s best by selling it?” - Steve Rozenberg

Direct download: JF_2054_Steve_Rozenberg.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

In this episode, Theo shares three ways to get cash from the CARES Act. He explains the 401k distribution, Paycheck protection program loan (PPP), and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) in detail so you will be better prepared during this pandemic. To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Understanding the CARES Act can help many individuals.” - Theo Hicks

Direct download: JF_2053_SS_127_Series_62.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Todd owns a company called Apartment Investor Pro, a company that builds websites for apartment investors. Todd gives different items to keep in mind when creating your own website which includes; back end, front end, hosting, and increasing traffic. 

 

Todd Heitner Real Estate Background:

  • Has been building websites for real estate investors for the past 15 years
  • His business, Apartment Investor Pro, takes the pain out of setting up a website for your multifamily investing business
  • Based in Roanoke, VA
  • Say hi to him at www.apartmentinvestorpro.com 
  • Best Ever Book:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“When choosing a website designer you want to focus on communication. Make sure you choose someone who is easy to communicate with and can understand your goals and vision.” - Todd Heitner

Direct download: JF_2052_Todd_Heitner.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Travis is the CEO of Tribevest and shares the story of how Tribevest came to be and explains how they are being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. He also shares what he is noticing in other tribes and how they are approaching the market. 

Travis Smith Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and CEO of Tribevest
  • He is a partner in several investment groups that invest in single-family rentals, multifamily, and commercial real estate
  • From Columbus, Ohio
  • Say hi to him at: www.tribevest.com

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“When everyone is panicking and selling, our tribes are pulling capital together, so when the time is right, they will be able to take advantage of great deals.” - Travis Smith

Direct download: JF_2051_Travis_Smith.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Shannon has 25+ years of real estate experience owning 500+ properties, experienced builder, and syndicator. His family has always been in real estate where dinner conversations consist of real estate deals. In this episode Shannon shares the ways he is approaching his investors and residents to make sure they are all taken care of and his business stays safe. 

 

Shannon Robnett Real Estate Background:

  • 25+ years of real estate investing experience
  • Developer, builder, and syndicator in multi-family and industrial
  • Currently owns 500+ properties
  • From Meridian, Idaho
  • Say hi to him at www.shannonrobnett.com  

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Communicate early and often” - Shannon Robnett

Direct download: JF_2050_Shannon_Robnett.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Alex is a returning guest from episode JF2021. Alex is a managing partner at Seacoast Financial Planning and a partner with Lexdan Real Estate. In this episode, he shares seven deadly signs to say no in business, a deal, or a partnership to make sure you avoid headaches.

Alex Talcott Real Estate Background:

  • Managing Partner Seacoast Financial Planning
  • Partner with Lexdan Real Estate
  • Teaches finance and business law at the University of New Hampshire business school
  • Previously shared his Best Ever Advice in episode 1923
  • Based in Durham, NH
  • Say hi to him at lexdanre@gmail.com 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Don’t say yes to every $50k that you have in the door and say yippie. Talk yourself out of business from time to time to be one of the good guys. ” - Alex Talcott

Direct download: JF_2049_Alex_Talcott_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Erik left corporate America after 20+ years and the catalyst to push him towards another path was getting laid off for the second time. He started by reading Robert Kiyosaki's book “Rich Dad Poor Dad” and the rest is history. He now is the Founder/Co-founder and Host/Co-host of multiple businesses and podcasts.

Erik Cabral Real Estate Background:

  • Founder/Co-founder and host/Co-host of multiple businesses and podcasts
  • Left corporate America after 20+ years, and jumped headfirst into real estate investing
  • Helps investors grow their capital with different real estate investments and sits on the board of the South Jersey Real Estate Investment Association (SJREIA)
  • Based in NYC, NY
  • Say hi to him at www.podmax.co  

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Doubling down on your strengths” - Erik Cabral

Direct download: JF_2048_Erik_Cabral.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Chris is a partner of REI Nation and he personally owns $12-15M in residential holdings and commercial real estate. Chris has been on the show before on two other episodes, links are provided below. In this unique episode, Chris shares his thoughts on the differences and similarities in the 2008 crash and the current coronavirus pandemic.

Previous Chris Clothier episodes.

https://joefairless.com/3-common-mistakes-forming-business-partnership/

https://joefairless.com/faith-will-ruin-real-estate-business/

 

Chris Clothier Real Estate Background:

  • Partner of REI Nation 
  • REI Nation manages an $800 million (M) portfolio consisting of single-family residentials
  • Chris personally owns $12-15M in residential holdings and commercial real estate
  • 18 years of real estate investing experience
  • From Memphis, TN
  • Say hi to him at: www.reination.com   

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You need to be in planning mode, you have to plan for the 10 things that could happen.” - Chris Clothier

Direct download: JF_2047_Chris_Clothier.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

In this episode, Theo shares 11 tips for collecting rent from your tenants during the coronavirus pandemic. These ideas and tips are from research around the real estate investment community, from some of our previous guests, and from the Best Ever FaceBook community.

 

To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“During this pandemic, one idea is to apply your tenant's security deposit towards rent and apply a discount to help your tenant’s out.” - Theo Hicks

Direct download: JF_2046_-_SS_126_-_Series_61_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Kyle is the owner of Fearless Flipping and has a focus on AirBnBs. He is joining us today to talk about how the coronavirus has impacted his business. One thing he mentions that is helping him during this time is that he doesn’t view his business as an AirBnB business, but more of a short term rental business which is helping him develop plans to weather this storm. Kyle shares some advice that has worked throughout time and is showing how important it is during this pandemic.

 

Kyle Stanley  Real Estate Background:

  • Owner of Fearless Flipping
  • 5 years of real estate investing experience
  • Currently has 11 AirBnBs
  • Located in Fresno California

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Utilizing the 33% rule when analyzing deals has helped me stay comfortable during this pandemic” - Kyle Stanley

Direct download: JF_2045_Kyle_Stanley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Will has been a real estate investor for the past 3 years and has a portfolio of 23 properties all focusing on long term rentals. Will shares how his long term rentals have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. He shares the different plans he has in place to collect rent from his tenants and to make sure he helps them out at the same time. 

 

Will Fraser Real Estate Background:

  • A full-time real estate broker
  • 3 years of real estate experience
  • His portfolio consists of 23 properties, 4 he personally owns
  • From Oklahoma City, OK

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“This gives me an opportunity to build a strong and unique relationship with some of my tenants that I wouldn’t have the ability to do otherwise.” - Will Fraser

Direct download: JF_2044_Will_Fraser.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Solomon is the CEO and founder of Reunion Investments. His business focuses on tertiary real estate markets and they currently are working with the department of defense to provide military housing, which basically guarantees rent for his investors. He explains how he is able to help his passive investors get high returns in uncommon markets.

Solomon Floyd Real Estate Background:

  • CEO & Founder of Reunion Investments
  • Managing Director of the CTX Global Real Estate Fund
  • Served in the US AirForce as an Airman
  • Located in Dallas, Texas
  • Say hi to him at: https://www.reunioninvestmentsllc.com/ 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Look at these markets and how they operate now in this crisis, and how they handle these issues to be prepared for the future.”  - Solomon Floyd

Direct download: JF_2043_Solomon_Floyd.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Avery is the CEO of The Short Term Shop focusing on short term rentals. She purchased her first property at the age of 26 and became a millionaire at 31. In this episode, she shares how they are approaching the market when it comes to renting out properties during the coronavirus pandemic. She also explains how the different types of short term rentals have been impacted and how she would go about renting properties in cities, rural towns, and vacation areas. 

 

Avery Carl Real Estate Background:

  • CEO of The Short Term Shop brokered by eXp Realty
  • Top 1% real estate agent and short term rental expert
  • Bought her first rental property at 26 and has scaled to 28 doors
  • Has connected investors with over $125 million in cash flow short term rental investments
  • Based in Pigeon Forge, TN
  • Say hi to her at www.theshorttermshop.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you're a seasoned investor and you have the cash reserve, now may be a good time to find great deals on properties.” - Avery Carl

Direct download: JF_2042_Avery_Carl.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Michael served in the US Army Special Operations and is a commercial real estate broker who also invests in real estate holding over 35 rental properties, with over $1.5M assets under management. He started out house hacking his first property and gradually went into wholesaling where he actually lost money. This lesson helped him grow and pivot into focusing more on rental properties which led to him getting his license and partnering with a realtor.

Michael Glaspie Real Estate Background:

  • Commercial Real Estate Broker, served in the US Army Special Operations
  • Invests in real estate for himself too, holding over 35 rental properties, with over $1.5M AUM
  • Based in Fayetteville, NC
  • Say hi to him at michaelglaspie@fivepillarsrealty.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Go-Giver by Bob Burg 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“There are many creative ways to acquire real estate.” - Michael Glaspie

Direct download: JF_2041_Michael_Glaspie.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Robert is a young investor who started with house hacking a condo right out of college. He initially had the impression that real estate was only for those with money and it wasn’t for him since he was young and couldn’t afford to buy a house. He now has completed 6 deals and is even focusing on long-distance rentals to find a better ROI. 

 

Robert Leonard Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate and stock investor, podcast host of two shows, 'Real Estate Investing' and 'Millennial Investing', and a full-time Corporate Finance Manager.
  • 24 years old, has completed 6 deals, now focusing on long-distance rentals
  • Based in Boston, MA
  • Say hi to him at https://www.theinvestorspodcast.com/
  • Best Ever Book: 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Because of technology, my inspector was on face-time with me as he walked through the property. Showing me the inspections and helping mitigate the risk.” - Robert Leonard

Direct download: JF_2040_Robert_Leonard.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

David started investing when he was 19 during his junior year because he didn’t want to go the corp route. Broke, no money, no ability to get a loan, and put a 12-unit under contract. He had about 120-units syndicated before he graduated college. This is a must listen to episode If you want to learn how to overcome the objection “You have no experience.” 

David Toupin Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investor and entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Obsidian Capital, a real estate investment firm
  • By the age of 24 he has acquired nearly 600 apartments valued at over $50M, and has a $10M new development projects working on now 
  • Based in Austin, TX
  • Say hi to him at https://www.obsidiancapitalco.com/
  • Best Ever Book:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“The answer to the question “You don’t have any experience, why should I invest with you?” The answer to this question was the numbers. Showing them proof that it is a good project” - David Toupin

Direct download: JF_2039_David_Toupin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Ian is the Co-Founder of Archimedes Group, they have sourced, participated, and closed over $20,000,000 deals since 2016. In a previous position, Ian has underwritten over $1 billion in acquisitions and dispositions. He is a mobile home park investor and has been doing it for the past 3 years, and part of his learning how mobile houses work, both him and his partner decided to live in a mobile home park, living in a double-wide sleeping on a blow-up mattress for 14 months alternating weeks with his business partner.

 

Ian Tudor Real Estate Background:

  • Co-founder of Archimedes Group, they have sourced, participated, and closed over $20,000,000 in deals since 2016 
  • In his previous position, he underwrote over $1B in acquisitions and dispositions
  • Based in Charlotte, NC
  • Say hi to him at http://www.archimedesgrp.com/  

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Treat your boss nicely, you never know where that relationship will go.” - Ian Tudor

Direct download: JF_2038_Ian_Tudor.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Daniel is a real estate agent and investor in Fayetteville, NC. He initially wanted to develop an app for community service members but decided to pivot once he realized the upfront capital was too much for his comfort. He now works with Five Pillars Realty team purchasing properties for investments and he shares some of the processes he learned from Amway and Keller Williams that he uses to grow his investor list.

Daniel Kidd Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate agent and investor 
  • Works with the Five Pillars Realty team purchasing properties for investments
  • Based in Fayetteville, NC
  • Say hi to him at danielkiddATfivepillarsrealty.com 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Instead of me driving for dollars, I like to find all the wholesalers that are in a given area, reach out to them and offer to help push their listings.” - Daniel Kidd

Direct download: JF_2037_Daniel_Kidd_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Joe started off selling industrial equipment before going into real estate investing. In two short years, he grew his real estate portfolio to eleven units doing very well and now he is dealing with the novel coronavirus. Five of Joe’s eleven units are AirBnB’s, and in this unique epidemic, he is projected to lose a major part of his revenue if the coronavirus continues through the summer. Joe shares how he is preparing to survive this epidemic as a real estate investor. 

Joe Prillaman Real Estate Background:

  • 2 years of real estate investing experience 
  • Currently has 11 units, 5 Airbnb’s, and 6 single-family homes
  • From Carolina Beach, North Carolina
  • Say hi to him at www.anchoredinvesting.com
  • Best Ever Book: Ego is The Enemy

 

 

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“We try to find out what we can reduce right now and any additional revenue streams we can find” - Joe Prillaman

Direct download: JF_2036_Joseph_Prillaman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Jennifer is the Co-Founder and COO of Leafy Legal Services and the Co-Host on Leafy Podcast. She also has experience specializing in scaling business with remote staff. She helped grow a digital marketing company from 3 to 221 people in 21 countries in under 18 months. In this episode, Jennifer shares the best ways to go about finding top talent to work remotely and how you should approach management as a remote manager.

Jennifer Gligoric Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder & COO of Leafy Legal Services and co-host on Leafy Podcast
  • 20 years experience in real estate
  • From Galveston, TX
  • Say hi to them at https://www.leafyassets.com

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If your organization is so bad at hiring, that you have people you just can’t trust, then you need to fire those people who are doing the hiring.- Jennifer Gligoric

Direct download: JF_2035_Jennifer_Gligoric.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Daniel and Jessie are engaged and have been investing in real estate for the past 3 years. They are also the owners of OACP Property Management, together they own 7 units and manage 5 others through OACP. In this episode, we discuss how the coronavirus has impacted their business in short term rentals as this is the majority of their revenue. Daniel and Jessie have decided to cater to the traveling nursing demographic which has been helping them stay afloat during this pandemic.

Daniel Purcell & Jessie Campora (Fian) Real Estate Background:

  • Owners of OACP Property Management
  • 3 years of real estate investing experience 
  • Owns 7 units and manage’s 5 others through OACP
  • From New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Say hi to him at www.oacppropmanagement.com   

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Stay flexible, don’t be caught in a fixed mindset. There is something out there that you're able to do to help your situation or others.” - Daniel Purcell & Jessie Campora

Direct download: JF_2034_Daniel_Purcell_and_Jessie_Campora.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

In this episode, Theo will give you a three-step approach to what you should do during a crisis event, and when it passes. The three-step approach will be easy to remember by using the acronym S.O.S, which stands for Safety, Ongoing Communication, and Summary. Theo breaks down each step so you will know in detail so you have a better idea of what you can do during today's pandemic. 

To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Until this goes away you want to make sure your continuously communicating with your investors and with your residents” - Theo Hicks

Direct download: JF_2033_-_SS_125_-_Series_60_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Sterling is the President at Crestworth Capital, a new venture into syndication. In 18 months he has built a $1.5 million portfolio consisting of 26 small multi-family units. Sterling shares an example on one of his deals with a duplex where he was able to get creative and develop a win-win-win strategy. 

 

Sterling Chapman Real Estate Background:

  • President at Crestworth Capital
  • Finance degree from LSU
  • Over the last 18 months, he has built $1.5 million portfolio
  • 26 small multifamily units
  • The host of REI podcast “The Rent Roll Radio Show”
  • Based in Baton Rouge, LA
  • Say hi to him at https://crestworthcapital.com/

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I typically try to stay away from buying rentals in flood zones because it does hurt your cash flow.” - Sterling Chapman

Direct download: JF_2032_Sterling_Chapman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Dr. Adam Gower is the Founder of GowerCrowd and Author of “Leaders of the Crowd” with over 30 years of real estate experience. Dr. Gower explains the importance of understanding debt, and how to utilize digital marketing to grow your presence and also fund future deals.

Dr. Adam Gower Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of GowerCrowd
  • Author of “Leaders of the Crowd.”
  • 30 years of real estate experience
  • Located in Beverly Hills, California

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“You will have to go through a downturn, period. It will happen. The only guarantee in real estate is prices will go down.” - Dr. Adam Gower

Direct download: JF_2031_Dr_Adam_Gower_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EDT

Isaac is the general manager of Parrot Property Group. He started in real estate in the back half of 2015 when his brother needed help managing a few rentals then slowly he started to go into wholesaling, getting his licenses in real estate, and managing bigger property groups.

Isaac Barrow Real Estate Background:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Maintain your relationship with people and eventually you’ll look up and see you have a great reputation.” - Isaac Barrow

Direct download: JF_2030_Isaac_Barrow.mp3
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Cliff Hayden created a system called ShowMeTheRental.com. It is a system he created out of the necessity of reducing the amount of work he was having to do when running his own properties. The system helps with advertising, prescreens leads, phone call follow-ups and schedules showings for your rentals. Cliff also shares how he separates renting his homes from the competition in the area by providing the same quality he would if he was selling the house.

Cliff Hayden Real Estate Background:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Takes you years to build up your reputation and seconds to lose it.” - Cliff Hayden

Direct download: JF_2029_Cliff_Hayden.mp3
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Hunter Thompson is a return two time guest from episode JF1545, and JF1220. In this episode, you will learn a ton from Hunter on attracting the right investors, how to establish credibility and fund your future deals. This exact same information has helped him raise more than 30Mil in private capital. He has a book called “Raising Capital for Real Estate” so be sure to check his book out to ensure you can get more info on this topic. 

Hunter Thompson Real Estate Background:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Content creation is one of the most efficient ways to build your brand but also raise capital.” - Hunter Thompson

Direct download: JF_2028_Hunter_Thompson_1.mp3
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Dan Handford is a returning guest, who was in episode JF1609. Dan is an experienced businessman who went into syndication and in under 24 months created a portfolio valued over $220mil. He shares how he was able to put together a strong team of three total partners. In this episode, you see why it's important to network and find mentors to help you grow at a fast pace. 

Dan Handford Real Estate Background:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“In any business that I’ve started, it has never been just one thing that has helped us take off. It’s always been a multi-level approach.” - Dan Handford

Direct download: JF_2027_Dan_Handford_1.mp3
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John is the CEO and Co-Owner of Pinnacle Storage Properties and Pinnacle Storage Managers. John gives an example of how he looks at a deal and determines if it's worth his time and money. His goal is to buy a storage property that can run without the necessity of him being there. You will learn the formula John uses to evaluate each property he finds before making an offer. 

 

John Manes Real Estate Background:

  • CEO and co-owner of Pinnacle Storage Properties and Pinnacle Storage Managers
  • Has been involved in self-storage since 2005, has raised over $35 million in private equity to build a $100M+ portfolio
  • Based in Houston, TX
  • Say hi to him at Pinnaclestorageproperties.com 
  • Best Ever Book:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Can you be successful? Yea, but you’ll trip over yourself doing it and your going to make mistakes that might be very costly” - John Manes

Direct download: JF_2026_John_Manes.mp3
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Anthony is the Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Red Knight Properties, a value add multifamily and mixed-use investing company. Anthony shares some insight on purchasing commercial real estate and explains the differences between multi-family and commercial properties. 

Anthony M. Scandariato Real Estate Background:

  • Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Red Knight Properties, a value add multifamily and mixed-use investing company
  • They have over $500 Million of Commercial Real Estate acquisition experience and control 9 properties
  • Based in NYC, NY
  • Say hi to him at http://redknightproperties.com/
  • Best Ever Book:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Try to find a niche.” - Anthony Scandariato

Direct download: JF_2025_Anthony_Scandariato_.mp3
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Chad started his journey at a bank straight out of college and after 3 months of working there, the crash of 2008 happened and he lost his job. His first house was with a USDA loan where he found a house with a basement where he lived while he rented out the top half of the house. He has recently bought a 15-unit and is now working on a 50-unit +.

Chad Duval Real Estate Background:

  • Worked at a bank out of college, after 3 months of working there, the crash of 2008 happened and he lost his job
  • House hacked his first investment, bought a 9 unit on seller financing, and most recently bought a 15 unit
  • Based in Boston, MA
  • Say hi to him at www.chadduval.com 
  • Best Ever Book:

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you can, continually be looking online or networking with everyone and you might actually get more deals.” - Chad Duval

Direct download: JF_2024_Chad_Duvall_.mp3
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Eric Helbock is the definition of hard work and making things happen. He is a full-time teacher who did his first flip in 2010, which took 2 ½ years for him to sell because it needed so much work. He ended up picking up odd jobs to help fund his flip and he was doing the rehab himself because he didn’t have the money to finance anything out. His story is inspiring because he purchased a property most would have given up on, but instead, he figured it out by putting his mind to it.

Eric Helbock Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time technology teacher.
  • He is also a Real Estate Investor; Has bought 8 SF rentals, 10 condos, and 15 unit building, he does his own rehabs, self manages and never buys from MLS, only buys distressed deals.
  • First Flip was in 2010 and it was a flop, taking 2 ½ years to sell it.
  • Poughkeepsie, New york
  • Say hi to him at ibuybrokenhouses@gmail.com 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“If you're going to waste the time to go look at something, make the offer. Even if you think it's too low, there might be someone like me on the other end who might really need it.” - Eric Helbock

Direct download: JF_2023_Eric_Helbock.mp3
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Stephen is a former Marine Corps Veteran and has owned 300+ Rental Units. He is a business credit expert, in fact, he wrote a book called “The business credit; the complete step by step guide.” He gives some great advice on how to build and maintain credit for your business and shares the three most common mistakes people make when it comes to getting approved for a loan. You will also learn what you can do if you already have a bad business credit score.

Stephen Wible Real Estate Background:

  • Marine Corps veteran, sold, invested, and managed real estate, owned 300+ rental units
  • Business credit expert specializes in helping obtain and manage credit for their business
  • Based in Tampa, FL
  • Say hi to him at https://businesscreditspeaker.com/

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“We call that the “secret sauce,” if you know who reports and who will approve you, then you can very simply just follow a step by step process I laid out in my book ” - Stephen Wible

Direct download: JF_2022_Stephen_Wibble.mp3
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Alex Talcott is a Managing Partner at Seacoast Financial Planning, a Partner with Lexdan Real Estate and he also teaches finances and business law at the university of new Hampshire business school. 

Alex Talcott Real Estate Background:

  • Managing Partner Seacoast Financial Planning
  • Partner with Lexdan Real Estate
  • Teaches finance and business law at the University of New Hampshire business school
  • Previously shared his Best Ever Advice in episode 1923
  • Based in Durham, NH
  • Say hi to him at alex.talcott@ampf.com

Best Ever Tweet:

“Buy Real Estate Two Weeks Ago. ” - Alex Talcott

Direct download: JF_2021_Alex_Talcott.mp3
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Joey is a partner at Wealth Without Wall Street, a financial advisory firm. He is from Birmingham, AL and started off his career in the mortgage business in 2003 learning how to become an underwriter and eventually started to see a niche of opportunity to lend money to individuals who didn’t qualify under the mortgage guidelines. He shares the pros and cons of private lending and also shares a unique deal he did with an auto loan. 

Joey Mure Real Estate Background:

  • Partner at Wealth Without Wall Street, a financial advisory firm
  • Started career in the mortgage business in 2003 
  • Became branch manager and led 25 loan officers, gaining national recognition by 2010
  • Based in Birmingham, AL
  • Say hi to him at http://www.wealthwithoutwallstreet.com/home/ 

Best Ever Tweet:

“In terms of a lending perspective, think like a lender, make sure you're covered and get creative.” - Joey Mure

Direct download: JF_2020_Joey_Mure.mp3
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Adam Southey lost it all in the 2008 market crash and in this episode, he explains how he was able to come back strong from a big setback that took him from full-time investor to W2 employee back to full-time real estate investor all with a sole focus on his new niche, raw land.

Adam Southey Real Estate Background:

  • Raw land investor
  • Invests in raw land and consults with clients to help them do the same
  • Host of the podcast Casual Fridays REI
  • Based in Fort Worth, TX
  • Say hi to him at http://www.casualfridaysrei.com/

Best Ever Tweet:

“Trust but verify.” - Adam Southey

Direct download: JF_2019_Adam_Southey.mp3
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In this episode, Theo joins the myth busters crew and helps you understand why the idea of “you must have a history of multi-family deals to raise money for syndication.” He explains why as long as you have experience in either 1 of 2 other options you can still raise money for your apartment syndication. Listen to the full episode to learn what those two other options are. 

 

To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

Best Ever Tweet:

“The concepts of creating and executing a business plan apply universal, apply to real estate and any other endeavor you go into.” - Theo Hicks

Direct download: JF_2018_-_SS_124_-_Series_59.mp3
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In this episode, Theo shares how he would go about underwriting an apartment syndication deal when there are no LPs or maybe as a joint venture. He uses a simplified cash flow calculator to help him through this process and walks you through what he is doing along the way. Download the FREE calculator so you can follow along with Theo. 

 

FREE DOCUMENT: Simplified Cash Flow Calculator: https://www.dropbox.com/s/pfwff7g1vmhoi95/Simplified%20Cash%20Flow%20Calculator.xlsx?dl=0 

 

To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Syndication School is a free resource to teach others how to do apartment syndication” - Theo Hicks

Direct download: JF_2017_-_SS_123_-_Series_58_.mp3
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Mark Owens is from Baltimore and has been an active full-time real estate investor for the past 14 years, owns over 100 units, 200 wholesales, and self manages all of his units. Mark believes his secret to having success and having more options than most investors is all due to the way he views decision making. He shares some great examples of how he has been able to separate himself from the heard of real estate investors when it comes to making decisions. 

Mark Owens Real Estate Background:

  • Active full-time real estate investor for 17 years
  • Owns over 100 units, has done around 200 wholesales, self manages all units
  • Units comprised of single families and 7-18 unit multifamilies
  • Based in Baltimore, MD
  • Say hi to him at https://markowens.com/

Best Ever Tweet:

“Manage your properties like a business, not a hobby. ” - Mark Owens

Direct download: JF_2016_Mark_Owens.mp3
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Jacob is a real estate broker based in New York City and he also focuses on raising money for multi-family syndications and has recently completed his first hotel deal. In this episode, he shares how he has been able to build a business through networking by attending events, LinkedIn, and reaching out to others on Facebook.

Jacob Busani Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate broker and syndicator
  • Has been involved in over $157M of real estate closings
  • Based in NYC, NY
  • Say hi to him at Jacobbusani.com 

Best Ever Tweet:

“The deal I didn’t do is the one I lost the most money on. ” - Jacob Busani

Direct download: JF_2015_Jacob_Busani.mp3
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Shoshana is a digital media veteran with 30 years of marking management experience on both the agency and client-side. She ran marketing for audible for 4 years before they were purchased by Amazon. She has the skills to help early-stage business’s grow through marketing. In this episode, she gives some great insight on how to think like a marketer when it comes to growing your audience base, whether that is listeners, investors, or distressed properties. 

Shoshana Winter Real Estate Background:

  • Digital media veteran, bringing nearly 30 years of marketing management experience on both the agency and client side
  • Now working at iintoo, the company has managed and raised 357 deals and $600M with a gross asset value of $2.5B
  • Based in NYC, NY
  • Say hi to her at https://www.iintoo.com/

Best Ever Tweet:

“I think it’s not just about being lazy, I think we become lazy because we lost faith perhaps.” - Soshana Winter

Direct download: JF_2014_Shoshana_Winter_1.mp3
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Michael has been in career advising and business consulting for about 25 years now. Before he found his calling he was at a job he was good at but no longer had any passion for and in fact, was making him depressed. Michael went to a career counselor in search of some help because he wanted to find something different and all that did was make him more depressed because they had him apply to 150 jobs and he only had one response. He later realized it wasn’t him or his resume per se but his strategy on how to find work. He shares five solutions he uses to help many of his clients during transitions to find careers that bring them fulfillment. He also shares an amazing tip on how to network instead of the old-fashioned way.

Michael Alan Tate Real Estate Background:

Best Ever Tweet:

“Ask for a job, and you will get advice. Ask for advice and you will find a job. ” - Michael Alan Tate

Direct download: JF_2013_Michael_Alan_Tate.mp3
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Leslie grew up around entrepreneurship and investing in real estate. Her family invested in real estate when she was growing up, and she and her brother had to clean the houses and paint them. Joe and Leslie discuss how and what she plans to do with her family when she passes the torch to her son and she shares the six steps from her book Legacy “A guide to successfully transferring wealth from one generation to the next.” 

Leslie Quinsay Real Estate Background:

  • Has a real estate portfolio of around 30 properties, with experience in both commercial and residential
  • Previously owned and sold a 30,000 sq. ft. office building
  • Based in Toronto, Canada
  • Get her book at https://amzn.to/2Tka0XI 
  • Say hi to her at https://lesliequinsay.com/

Best Ever Tweet:

"At the end of the day your role is to be the captain of this team, so you pull all these experts together, but it's really up to you to guide the team and make sure that the things they put together are things you want for your family." Leslie Quinsay

Direct download: JF_2012_-_Leslie_Quinsay.mp3
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This is part 2/2 of a Syndication Series Theo started in Episode JF2010 where he goes over the best tips and advice he gained from the speakers and conversations he had with other investors at the Best Ever Conference 2020 in Key Stone, Colorado. The Best Ever Conference hosts many great speakers who talk on multiple real estate investing topics but the ones Theo will be sharing today are focused on Apartment Syndication. Enjoy this episode as he explains his takeaways from day one of the conference and what he felt was very helpful from different speakers.  

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“As a GP this is obviously a good thing because if it's just a straight up profit split you end up making more money, as opposed to having to give away 8%, 10% of the deal before you make a profit split ” - Theo Hicks

Direct download: JF_2011_-_SS_122_-_Series_57_-_Part_2.mp3
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In this episode of Syndication School, Theo shares the best tips and advice he learned from The Best Ever Conference 2020. The Best Ever Conference hosts many great speakers on different real estate investing topics but the ones Theo will be sharing today are focused on Apartment Syndication. Enjoy this episode as he explains his takeaways from day one of the conference and what he felt was very helpful from different speakers.  

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Don't make offers in your personal name so basically create a separate LLC, that you use to make offers and then have something in the contract that allows you to assign the contract to yourself, and the reason why you want to do this is because if you walk away from the deal the seller can sue you personally for damages.” - Theo Hicks

Direct download: JF_2010_-_SS_121_-_Series_57_-_Part_1.mp3
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Spencer just recently went full-time real estate investor. He grew up with his parents both active in real estate and as a child didn’t find it as something he was interested in so he instead went into the world of Technology. During his journey in the Tech-Start-Up world, he landed in a real estate tech company and learned about real estate investing. He then started out in single-family houses and after about 6 investment properties decided it was to slow and started to research multifamily. 10 multifamily deals later he now has a successful real estate business with his wife as his business partner. 

Spencer Hilligoss Real Estate Background:

  • Co-founder of Madison Investing
  • Active syndicator, real estate investor, and executive leader
  • Retired from his technology career of 13 years, just 4 weeks ago to go full time in multifamily real estate
  • Has co-sponsored deals totaling more than 3000 units and $328 Million
  • Based in Alameda, CA
  • Say hi to him at https://www.madisoninvesting.co/
  • Best Ever Book:

Best Ever Tweet:

“Set a clear goal with specificity, because taking action is critical, but don’t take stupid action. Stupid action just means, your aiming at something and you haven’t even set the goal yet. Go slow to go fast. ” - Spencer Hilligoss

Direct download: JF_2009_Spencer_Hillgoss.mp3
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Michael’s background was in chemical engineering and after a while, he got tired of the rat race and started to find an interest in real estate. He began by first flipping small duplexes and now has grown the company to millions in assets. His company is now at 300 units, with a mix up of 10-12 buildings. In the beginning, he started out financing his deals with local banks by building relationships with them but more recently have partnered with Goldman Sachs to fund future deals. 

Michael Merideth Real Estate Background:

  • Co-founder of Verius Property Group, a real estate development company
  • His role is strategic planning
  • Started flipping small duplexes, has grown the company to millions in assets
  • Based in New Orleans, LA
  • Say hi to him at http://veriusgroup.com/

Best Ever Tweet:

“Not getting to recreative and out the box to create something because, in the end, you’re protecting an investment whether it’s yours or a co-investment amongst other people it’s to make sure that the numbers are what they are.” - Michael Merideth

Direct download: JF_2008_Michael_Merideth.mp3
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Chris Tuff is an expert in working with millennials and getting high levels of production from them. His new book "The Millennial Whisperer," explains that there are two different types of millennials; the "Snap-Chat" and "Oregon Trail". In this episode, you will learn about each of these two different types so you will be better prepared when you are looking to build your own business and hiring help for the first time. He also shares some great stories to put you in the seat of each generation so you can have a better understanding of why they think the way they do so you will be better prepared.

Chris Tuff Real Estate Background:

  • Expert in working with millennials and getting high levels of production from them
  • Youngest partner in the 100-year history of Atlanta-based advertising agency, 22squared, where he turned a team of Millennials from an “investment” to a major profit center
  • Based in Atlanta, GA
  • Say hi to him at https://www.themillennialwhisperer.com/bestever 

Best Ever Tweet:

“They want to hear from you where it is you’re making mistakes, where it is that you're gaining ground and why you’re making the decisions that you’re making. They want context, they want to see the full picture.” - Chris Tuff

Direct download: JF_2007_Chris_Tuff.mp3
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Ellie Perlman started out as a  real estate lawyer and experienced the crash in 2008 which made her a very conservative investor because she saw how not being conservative can kill your business. Her focus is on buying MultiFamily properties across the US. She shares how she started her business with the mindset of “How do I create a process that can scalable” instead of “How do I get this deal done so I can move onto the next one?” She shares a great tip on what helped her scale her business by presenting to multiple investors without having to tell the same story over and over.

Ellie Perlman Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of Blue Lake Capital
  • Portfolio of $93 million in multifamily properties
  • Host of the podcast That REllie Happened?
  • Based in Santa Monica, CA
  • Say hi to her at https://www.ellieperlman.com/ 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Don’t think about it as one deal, I need to get the one deal done and then figure out the second or the third one. Those deals they don’t work in silos, so think about its a business.” - Ellie Perlman

Direct download: JF_2006_Ellie_Perlman.mp3
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Beth is a real estate broker and an investor who owns 9 properties. She got into real estate investing in 2002 and later in life married her Husband who also had a few properties of his own. Beth shares some insight on how investors should reach out when looking to work with real estate brokers to find the best deals. She shares how important it is for real estate brokers to pay attention to the inventory and constantly be up to date to find the best deals and instead of always handing them off, take advantage of them.

Beth Traverso Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate investor and broker, owns 9 investment properties in the Seattle area
  • Her team is projected to sell $67,000,000 in volume this year
  • Based in Seattle, WA
  • Say hi to her at http://www.bethtraversogroup.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: The Compound Effect

Best Ever Tweet:

“The main thing is for people just to believe they can do it, give themselves some credit to being able to handle challenges and be able to learn from others so they can better yet avoid those challenges.” - Beth Traverso

Direct download: JF_2005_Beth_Traverso.mp3
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Zack Boothe owned a window cleaning business and use to listen to our show while working and now is on our show! Zack shares his marketing strategy to find deals that you can wholesale, flip, or hold for the long-term. He uses a unique system that helps him find 2,000 distressed property every week with just one 30 hr part-time driver who is driving for dollars. 

Zack Boothe Real Estate Background:

  • Left his window cleaning business in 2017 to become a real estate investor
  • On track to do over $1 Million in 2019, teaches others how to find properties for $.50 on the dollar
  • Based in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Say hi to him at www.DFDmastery.com
  • Best Ever Book:

Best Ever Tweet:

“The difference that I have with the systems and the software that we’re using is, you can go with one part time guy and find thousands of distressed properties every single week.” - Zack Boothe

Direct download: JF_2004_Zack_Boothe.mp3
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Daniel Ramsey bought his first house at 24 and it was an investment property for him. Daniel’s journey as an entrepreneur took him on a path to hire his own Virtual Assistants to help him in his business and later discovering a need in the marketplace and decided to start MyOutDesk. He shares how valuable VA’s can be for your business and how it can double your business rather than just replacing a task. You will learn some valuable unique questions he asks every entrepreneur before they hire his company to make sure they can grow their business. These questions can help you even if you do not hire a VA.

Daniel Ramsey Real Estate Background:

  • Founder & CEO of MyOutDesk, a virtual assistant company
  • Licensed real estate broker, mortgage broker, and general contractor has sold hundreds of homes and made millions in commissions
  • Based in Sacramento, CA
  • Say hi to him at https://www.myoutdesk.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: The Richest Man in Babylon

Best Ever Tweet:

“You’ve cut $100,000 dollars of my payroll every 2 weeks, so by adding virtual assistants we were saving our clients money and grow revenue.” - Daniel Ramsey

Direct download: JF_2003_Daniel_Ramsey.mp3
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Zach helps investors locate and identify properties that fit their goals; whether that is cash flow or long term appreciation. He explains how diversifying where your investment property is located can be beneficial. On average his clients have investment properties that are 900 miles from their residence. Zach also gives out some great lessons on what to pay attention to when buying properties. 

Zach Evanish Real Estate Background:

Best Ever Tweet:

“He said “No”. Go Buy a single-family home, start with that and then from there we can talk about duplexes and fourplexes. How do you think I got these 10-15,  50 unit apartment buildings? I started with a Single Family Home.” - Zach Evanish

Direct download: JF_2002_Zach_Evanish.mp3
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Ken is a business owner who started out as a land broker and in 2008 he quickly learned how to adapt due to the economic downturn. Fast Forward to today and now he has developed a successful app called Legacy of Love, an app that helps connect kids with their parents. Ken also shares a story on how he went from purchasing a shopping center and searching for tenants to creating his own tenant. 

Ken Wimberly Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and visionary behind Legacy of Love, LLC.
  • Entrepreneur and real estate investor, has 16 streams of passive income and 4 streams of active income
  • Based in Fort Worth, Texas 
  • Say hi to him at https://www.laundryluv.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: The Obstacle is the Way 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Whether it’s a client, customers, tenants, your partners, your lenders, if we can figure out how to be a significant source of value to others life rewards us.” - Ken Wimberly

Direct download: JF_2001_Ken_Wimberly.mp3
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William is a returning guest from one of our very first episodes, JF09. William has been focusing his efforts on growing his Hybrid Turnkey Business and shares some of the benefits of having a successful business that purchases many deals a year including discounts with local contractors, plumbers, electricians, and materials. He also shares how he prepares to negotiate the terms of a bulk deal with a vendor. You would think it would be easy but it takes a lot of work and many no’s before he finds the right partner.

William Robison Real Estate Background:

Best Ever Tweet:

“They get too comfortable with their cushion job, and we have to sometimes rein them back into a good spot or move on to another.” - William Robison

Direct download: JF_2000_William_Robison.mp3
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Returning guest Ryan Groene from episode JF1686 shares a great learning experience around partnering with the wrong group of individuals. Ryan explains how quick partnerships on a single deal or two is significantly different from partnering to grow a business. He shares 5 great questions he plans to ask before deciding to partner with a future individual and how important it is to get to know them at a more personal level. 

Ryan Groene Real Estate Background:

  • Full time Mobile Home Park Owner and Operator
  • Has owned 3 mobile home parks totaling 175 spaces, 
  • Based in Charleston, SC
  • Say hi to him at ryan.groene55ATgmail.com 
  • Best Ever Book: What it Takes By Stephen Schwarzman

Best Ever Tweet:

“You kinda have to find somebody who matches your lifestyle, and somebody you don't mind spending a lot of time with, whether it's virtual over on the phone, email back and forth, texting back and forth or even in person.” Ryan Groene

The Best Ever Conference is approaching quickly and you could earn your ticket for free. 

Simply visit https://www.bec20.com/affiliates/ and sign up to be an affiliate to start earning 15% of every ticket you sell. 

Our fourth annual conference will be taking place February 20-22 in Keystone, CO. We’ll be covering the higher level topics that our audience has requested to hear.

Direct download: JF_1999_Ryan_Groene.mp3
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Russ’s goal is to teach people how to build wealth without wall street. He shares the first step to building his client's wealth by looking at the five pillars; Building cash flow, Cash Value, Real Estate, Business, and Lending. Russ will change how you see life-insurance when most people have the Walmart shopping mindset of paying as little as possible with the hopes of big returns, he suggests the opposite and explains an old secret in Whole Life Insurance. 

Russ Morgan Real Estate Background:

  • Started career in the financial industry, just to be in shock when the DOW Jones plummeted 800 points in 2008
  • Now Russ, with his company Wealth Without Wallstreet, helps clients invest their money in something safer, develop financial strategies, and plan for retirement
  • Based in Birmingham, AL
  • Say hi to him at http://www.wealthwithoutwallstreet.com/
  • Best Ever Book:

Best Ever Tweet:

“An Insurance Policy when somebody pays a premium, I kind of refer to it more as a deposit. When that money goes into an insurance policy, it's going to have to buy life insurance.  ” - Russ Morgan

The Best Ever Conference is approaching quickly and you could earn your ticket for free. 

Simply visit https://www.bec20.com/affiliates/ and sign up to be an affiliate to start earning 15% of every ticket you sell. 

Our fourth annual conference will be taking place February 20-22 in Keystone, CO. We’ll be covering the higher level topics that our audience has requested to hear.

Direct download: JF_1998_Russ_Morgan.mp3
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