Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

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Seasoned investor Tyler Lekas breaks down the multifaceted world of mobile home park investing. Diving deep into the challenges, nuances, and key strategies of the trade, Tyler offers invaluable insights from his years of experience in the field. Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned pro, this discussion promises to shine a light on the pitfalls to avoid and the best practices to embrace.

Key Takeaways:

  • Operational Complexities Can Make or Break Returns: Many investors underestimate the myriad of operational challenges in mobile home park investing. From utilities to park-owned homes, it's essential to understand the intricacies of each variable. A miscalculation or oversight can drastically impact ROI.
  • Beware of Broker Assumptions: Not all brokers fully grasp the nuances of the mobile home park sector. As Tyler highlights, brokers may oversimplify challenges, like filling vacant pads. Investors need to perform thorough due diligence and avoid taking broker assumptions at face value.
  • Insurance is Paramount: Tyler emphasizes the importance of being adequately insured, especially in an asset class as unique as mobile home parks. From ensuring park-owned homes to understanding the complexities of general liability, proper insurance can save investors from potential pitfalls and unexpected costs.

 

Tyler Lekas | Real Estate Background

  • Co-Owner of MHCI Group
  • Portfolio:
    • Mobile home communities (752 pads, $30MM AUM)
  • Based in: Little Rock, AR
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  • Best Ever Book: Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink
  • Greatest Lesson: Owning MHCs is way more in-depth than just "owning the dirt and collecting lot rent". Do your due diligence into the asset class before diving in, so you don't bite off more than you can chew.

 

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