Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever

Julie Roy discusses her journey from running Montessori preschools to investing in triple net properties. She highlights the benefits and risks, the importance of early investing, and legacy wealth. Julie also shares her investment strategies and the value of knowledge sharing.

Julie Roy | Real Estate Background

  • WealthMasters
  • Based in: Elkhorn NE
  • Portfolio: +1500 Units GP/LP
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  • Best Ever Book: The Multi-Million Dollar Mompreneur by Julie Roy
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Jon Weiskopf, CEO of Blue Eyed Capital, shares his journey from a high-flying corporate job to real estate investing, focusing on affordable housing in the Midwest. He discusses his first deal, challenges with tenants, and the importance of redefining affordable housing.

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In this episode of the Best Ever Show, we’re bringing back a recent installment of the Best Ever Book Club from February. That month, the book club read TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking, by Chris Anderson. In this discussion, Best Ever founder Joe Fairless joins host Paul Mueller to discuss the book, each of their biggest takeaways, and Joe’s strategy for drafting and delivering keynote speeches, as he does each year at the Best Ever Conference.


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Catherine Bell, owner of Titan Impact Group, shares her journey from a tough childhood to real estate success. She focuses on helping families through private notes, investing in distressed mortgages, medical offices, and mobile home parks. She emphasizes emotional growth, relationships, and financial literacy.

Catherine Bell | Real Estate Background

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Shane Carter, CEO of Hampshire Capital, shares his journey from wholesaling to multifamily properties in Sunbelt markets. He discusses raising capital, the build-to-rent model, and successful land development.

Shane Carter | Real Estate Background

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Chad Sutton discusses unexpected challenges in multifamily due diligence, emphasizing thorough checks in legal, contractual, physical, and financial areas. He advises reviewing all documents and consulting an attorney for a comprehensive process.

Chad Sutton | Real Estate Background

  • Quattro Capital
  • Based in:  Nashville, TN
  • Portfolio: LP:  $210M in multifamily assets in 6 states.
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  • Best Ever Book: Who Not How by Dan Sullivan
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Amy Polvado, CEO of Faxima, discusses transitioning from real estate to prop tech. Faxima uses AI to improve efficiency and decision-making in real estate. Amy highlights AI's accessibility and its impact on the industry.

Amy Polvado | Real Estate Background

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Stacy Conkey shares insights on multifamily and remote investing. She highlights her coaching program's focus on passive income, generational wealth, and proper inspections. Her advice: take consistent small actions for success.

Stacy Conkey | Real Estate Background

  • Remote Multifamily Investing Academy
  • Based in: Orlando FL
  • Portfolio: LP: +2500 units
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  • Best Ever Book: How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie

 

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Adam La Barr shares his journey from military to real estate investing, key lessons learned, and building a supportive community for military investors. He discusses breaking the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, executing investment strategies, and balancing family life with business.

Adam La Barr, Sr. | Real Estate Background

  • Active Duty Passive Income
  • Based in: Tampa, FL
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  • Best Ever Book: Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

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John Fedro, a mobile home investing expert, joins host Ash Patel on the Best Ever Show. In Part II of this two-part interview, John discusses why he’s NOT interested in RV parks, the roadblocks to scaling, and why he’s currently not raising capital — an admission to which Ash responds with a story that changes John’s perspective on raising capital, and likely yours, too.

John Fedro | Real Estate Background

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John Fedro, a mobile home investing expert, joins host Ash Patel on the Best Ever Show. In Part I of this two-part interview, John discusses how he accidentally got into mobile home park investing, the strategy behind buying individual homes rather than the parks, and how, as a solopreneur at heart, he runs a small shop.

John Fedro | Real Estate Background

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Gabriel Craft, owner of Craft Capital Investments, shares his journey from LP to GP in real estate, emphasizing learning from sponsors, partnering in deals, and building broker relationships. He discusses market challenges, property types, cash flow, and the importance of pride in work and giving back.

Gabriel Craft | Real Estate Background

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On this episode of the The Due Diligence Show, Slocomb Reed is joined by Charles Dobbins. They  discusse the key aspects of physical due diligence, including common mistakes, best practices, and insights on evaluating multifamily properties for potential issues and renovations.

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Aleksey Chernobelskiy, principal at Centrio Capital Partners, joins host Ash Patel on the Best Ever Show. In this episode, Aleksey discusses the GP/LP partnership, including the evolution of the LP mindset when it comes to approaching risk, the biggest mistakes GPs make in their investment decks, and the psychology behind receiving a capital call from a syndicator.

Aleksey Chernobelskiy | Real Estate Background

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Josh Anderson, CEO of Anderson Real Estate Services Group, shares his experience in residential and multifamily real estate investing. He discusses his diverse portfolio, operational focus, market changes, and future industry insights.

Josh Anderson | Real Estate Background

  • CEO & Owner of The Anderson Group Real Estate Services
  • Portfolio: 
    • 78+ Doors CRE and Rental
  • Based in: Nashville, TN
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  • Best Ever Book: The One Thing by Gary W. Keller
  • Greatest Lesson: Terms are sometimes more important than price.

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Thomas Stanchak of Stoneweg US LLC discusses sustainability in real estate. He emphasizes improving building performance, reducing expenses, and documenting initiatives. His advice: have self-confidence and advocate for yourself.

Thomas Stanchak | Real Estate Background

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Ash Patel and Gino Barbaro discuss real estate syndication challenges. They stress LP due diligence, vetting syndicators, and market analysis. They emphasize aligned interests, communication, and understanding risk, suggesting GPs focus on investor value and LPs prioritize GP track record and transparency.

Gino Barbaro | Real Estate Background

  • Co-Founder of Jake & Gino
  • Based in: Knoxville, TN
  • Portfolio: 1,800+ units, $280 Mil AUM
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  • Best Ever Book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  • Best Advice: "Focus on long term goals."

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Nick Stageberg, founder of Black Swan Real Estate, manages $330 million in assets, focusing on value-add repositions. Their GPLP model splits profits 50-50, with LPs getting their capital back first. He advises starting small, scaling up, and adapting quickly.

Nick Stageberg | Real Estate Background

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David Holman, owner of Holman Homes, shares insights from his real estate journey, highlighting the transition from single-family to multifamily properties and new constructions. He discusses the value of green building practices, historic renovations, and the benefits of mixed-use properties.

David Holman | Real Estate Background

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Jason Moss discusses his real estate ventures, including fix and flips, lease options, and new construction with Joe Cornwell. They focus on business evolution, portfolio management, and the significance of cash flow, while Moss shares insights from past challenges and his current projects.

Jason Moss | Real Estate Background

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AJ Shepard discusses property management and income strategies with Slocomb Reed on the Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever Show. They explore recent market challenges in Portland, effects of interest rates, and advice for considering third-party management.

AJ Shepard | Real Estate Background

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Joe Cornwell hosts Ryan Deasey and Mike Doherty from Skytree Investments to discuss their real estate venture, which combines lending, sales, and investment under one roof. They manage over 50 units and focus on providing comprehensive services to streamline the real estate process. The discussion highlights their business model, its benefits, and the synergies of integrating various real estate services.

Ryan Deasy and Mike Doherty | Real Estate Background

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Carlos Rovira of Rovira Property Management joins host Slocomb Reed on the Best Ever Show. In this episode, Carlos discusses how budgets, systems, and processes are the keys to elite property management. He also explains why many landlords get a bad rap and how effective tenant screening can increase overall efficiency.

Carlos Rovira | Real Estate Background

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Real estate legend J Scott joins host Joe Cornwell on the Best Ever Show. In this episode, for the first time ever, J Scott discusses his approach to diversification, his biggest regrets from hundreds of single-family flips, and how to strategically make asymmetric bets. He also shares his general investment philosophy, how it has changed with the markets, and how history can (usually) tell you how and where to win.

J Scott | Real Estate Background

  • Partner at Bar Down Investments and Host of the Drunk Real Estate Podcast
  • Portfolio: 
    • About 1,000 units of SFR and multifamily
    • 5,000 units as an LP
  • Based in: Sarasota, FL
  • Say hi to him at: 
  • Best Ever Book: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Greatest Lesson: The value in holding property for the long-term. That's where real wealth building happens.

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Blake Dailey, founder of StayVest, shares his evolution from short-term rentals to owning a 130-unit boutique hotel in the Smoky Mountains. He discusses financial details, renovation plans, and operational challenges, providing tips for aspiring hotel owners.

Blake Dailey | Real Estate Background

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Phil Moeller, an Ohio investor, discusses transitioning from single-family to multifamily real estate. He highlights key profit strategies: cash flow, appreciation, and tax benefits, emphasizing the importance of clear goals and starting small.

Phil Moeller | Real Estate Background

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Welcome to the Due Diligence Show, a new Best Ever series featuring deep dives into every aspect of the due diligence process. In this series, our host, Slocomb Reed, will interview expert guests to uncover their stories, tips, and strategies to give you the information you need to master the due diligence process. In this episode, Mike Taravella highlights the importance of financial due diligence in multifamily real estate investing. He stresses verifying financial reports against bank statements to identify discrepancies or fraud.

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Whitney Elkins-Hutten discusses her dual role as the Director of Investor Education at passiveinvesting.com and the founder of Ash Wealth. She focuses on educating busy professionals on how to manage and grow their investment portfolios, emphasizing the importance of financial foundations for successful investing. Her work supports investors in multifamily units, self-storage units, and car washes, aiming to help them achieve better financial outcomes while continuing their professions.

Whitney Elkins-Hutten | Real Estate Background

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Rick Martin, founder of Fortress Federation, discusses adapting to market changes amid rising interest rates and investor uncertainty. He shares risk mitigation strategies like tax abatement deals and underwriting, while emphasizing real estate's long-term value and the importance of giving back.

Rick Martin | Real Estate Background

 
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Pasha Esfandiary, former professional poker player and CEO and founder of Evoke Capital, joins host Joe Cornwell on the Best Ever Show. In this episode, Pasha discusses raising capital for mobile home park investments, finding good talent and the value of human capital, and strategies to scale your real estate business. He also shares why operations are paramount in mobile home park investing and gives actionable advice for anyone trying to get into mobile home park investing.

Pasha Esfandiary | Real Estate Background

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Josh Green focuses on build-to-rent townhome developments in Salt Lake City, highlighting their demand post-COVID and benefits like tax advantages and lower costs. He emphasizes flexible investment timelines and the importance of a skilled team for successful projects.

Josh Green | Real Estate Background

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