Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

This episode is brought to you by Presario Ventures, a private equity real estate firm based in the booming Austin, Texas, market. To learn how to invest in the future of Texas with Presario Ventures, visit

Ash Patel sits down with seasoned real estate professional, Darin Davis, to unravel the intricate tapestry of Austin's commercial real estate scene. As the winds of change sweep across Austin, transforming it from a college town to a dynamic global business hub, Darin provides a deep dive into what investors need to know, highlighting the importance of passive income, strategies for navigating rising interest rates, and the power of focusing on foundational wealth.

Key Takeaways:

  • Austin's Evolution:
    • Austin's transformation from a laid-back college town to an international business magnet, housing giants like Samsung, Tesla, and Oracle.
    • Despite the rapid influx of businesses and people, Austin continually reinvents itself, preserving its unique charm while embracing modern advancements.
  • Strategies for the Current Market:
    • The shift from ground-up development to focusing on bridge lending due to market changes.
    • The imminent rise of discounted markets in Austin, positioning it as a prime location for savvy commercial real estate investors.
  • The Power of Passive Income:
    • Darin's poignant personal journey emphasizes the indispensable role of passive income and foundational wealth in life's unpredictabilities.
    • The critical distinction between transactional money-making and foundational wealth-building.

Darin Davis | Real Estate Background

  • Principal and Co-Founder, Presario Ventures
  • Portfolio:
    • Multifamily
    • Self-storage
    • Retail
    • NNN
  • Based in: Austin, TX
  • Say hi to him at: 
  • Best Ever Book: Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series
  • Greatest Lesson: Don’t be afraid to go through an economic downturn. It will give you immeasurable experience to take with you moving forward.

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