Best Real Estate Investing Advice Ever (general)

Jaren is a full-time real estate investor who previously worked with BiggerPockets in 2014 and he helped grow a wholesale company from 8-12 deals per month to 30. He has now grown a small land flipping business over the last 3 years that he runs fully remote. 

Jaren Barnes  Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor and is the Senior Creative Director for RETipster.com 
  • 6 years of investing experience
  • In the past, he has worked with Biggerpockets.com, & helped grow a wholesale company from 8 deals per month to 30.
  • He has created a land flipping business that he runs 100% remote
  • Based in Chicago
  • Say hi to him at: www.retipster.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I think grit is the 80/20 of success” - Jaren Barnes

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Joe and Mike Brusca are brothers who got started in online business selling on amazon and slowly started to grow into more online eCommerce stores, blog sites, publishing fiction books online, and recently investing cash flow into buying and selling land too.

Joe and Mike Brusca  Real Estate Background: 

  • Founders of Build Assets Online
  • Experience building 7-figure revenue generating stores online without a location
  • Based in New Jersey
  • Say hi to them on their www.BuildAssetsOnline.com 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Have content to build value and trust before offering an opt-in to increase conversions” - Joe & Mike Brusca

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Arn Cenedella started his real estate career in the 1980s after graduating from the University of Michigan. During this time he invested locally and remotely in Charlottesville, VA and Austin, TX. After 36 years as a broker, he decided to leave Silicon Valley and head to Greenville, SC with his girlfriend in November of 2014. He now has 8 rental properties, 3 subdivisions, 2 condo conversions, and 3 residential lots permitted for single-family development. 

Arn Cenedella Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor
  • 34 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 8 rental properties total 13 doors, 3 residential lots, 15 completed flips, 3 subdivisions, 2 condo conversions, and 4 passive investments
  • Based in Greenville, SC
  • Say hi to him at: www.investwithspark.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Building a Story Brand by Don Miller

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I believe if you approach real estate with a long term perspective, you can ride out the inevitable ups and downs of economics” - Arn Cenedella

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Brian Doyle, from Minneapolis, MN and has grown his portfolio to 65 units all while having a full-time job. He will talk about how to choose the right full-time job to grow your portfolio, how he finds deals, and why having a full-time job is an advantage, not a disadvantage. Brian is currently on the board of the 2000 member Minnesota Multi-Housing Association and he is past president of the Minnesota Real Estate Exchangors, he is married with three kids and races sailboats on the weekends. 

Brian G Doyle  Real Estate Background:

  • Works full-time with Marietta Drapery and Window Coverings while investing part-time
  • 23 years of real estate experience
  • Portfolio consists of 65 units
  • Based in Minneapolis, MN
  • Say hi to him at: Brian@doylepropertygroup.com 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“You’ve gotta provide more value than what people expect” - Brian Doyle

Direct download: JF_2271_Brian_Doyle.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will share their thoughts on the tax proposal that’s been recently released. And while this tax plan is only at the early stage, it’s important to consider the options early on.

Travis mentions ten main points that real estate investors need to examine. Most of them apply exclusively to high-income earners, but some touch on the very popular real estate policies such as 1031 Exchange that are true no matter what income bracket you’re in.

We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications, and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening, and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks shares some knowledge and experience about choosing a lender. Just because agencies tend to have the best terms on their loans, it doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t consider other options.

Theo also talked about the most well-known agencies and their process of transforming your loan into MBS (mortgage-based securities), and how it works on the borrower side of dealing with DUS Lenders.

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

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Terry is a full-time real estate investor with 19 years of real estate experience and founder of “Nice guys buying houses”.  Terry will be sharing some great information around how to find leads, to strategies in how they separate themselves from other real estate companies such as focusing on the Better Business Bureau and focusing on a specific customer. He also was open to sharing how he comps markets by focusing on micro-markets, schools, and other ways. 

Terry H Burger Real Estate Background:

  • Full-Time real estate investor
  • 19 years of real estate experience and 5 years of investing
  • Portfolio consists of 6 rental properties and flips 30-40 per year
  • Based in Atlanta, GA
  • Say hi to him at: https://www.niceguysbuyinghouses.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Traction

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“If you have that warm fuzzy feeling when you find your first deal but not sure about the numbers, then you need to be careful” - Terry Burger

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Started in real estate 6 years ago and while working a sales job with the goal of making money on the side flipping houses until he could go full-time. Real estate slowly took over his focus and eventually his sales numbers started to fall and eventually he was let go. This forced Adam to focus 100% of his efforts on real estate and now the rest is history.

Adam Balsinger  Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor focusing on his wholesale business and partnership in multi-family syndication
  • Has 6 years of real estate experience
  • Portfolio consist of 12 Legacy rental units, 50 multi-unit doors as a LP, 92 as a GP, and flipped/wholesale over 100
  • Based in Charlotte, NC
  • Say hi to him at: Instagram @realestateadam7
  • Best Ever Book: Never Split the Difference

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Focus on one thing at a time” - Adam Balsinger

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Holly is a returning guest from episode JF1600. She has been investing in real estate for the past two decades with multiple properties in New York, Texas, Mississippi, and the Carolinas. She also started syndications during the same time Joe Fairless did and in fact, was one of Joe's first investors. Today Holly is going to be sharing with all of us some insights on her new book called “Hidden Investing - Secrets that the top 1% know”. 

 

Holly Williams Real Estate Background:

  • Spent 25 years in advertising as an executive while slowly dabbling in real estate
  • 2 decades of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of properties in New York, Texas, and Mississippi, Carolinas
  • Based in New York City
  • Say hi to her at: www.hiddeninvesting.com/book 

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Multifamily syndications, has grown beyond my wildest dreams, and it's changed my life ” - Holly Williams

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Lee is a full-time physical therapist and a part-time real estate investor. He had a great full-time therapist job working with corporate clients making great money and eventually decided to give that up to work in home health to have a more flexible schedule so he could help his wife with the kids and after taking this pay cut he started to look for additional ways to increase revenue and so he started by investing into real estate. You will see how even if you are working full-time you can still invest in properties with families and friends.

Lee Yoder  Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time physical therapist and part-time real estate investor
  • 2.5 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consists of 34 units; 16-unit, 10-unit, and 8-unit
  • Based in Lebanon, Oh
  • Say hi to him at: www.threefoldrei.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book

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Best Ever Tweet:

“You have to think a little bigger, 10x your dreams” - Lee Yoder

Direct download: JF_2265_Lee_Yoder.mp3
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John is the co-founder of Investor Agent where they have done 2,800 rentals and flips. He started at 19 in the military by picking up real estate courses where he could barely understand the terminology but through perseverance and hard work he now manages over 470 cash flow rentals.  

John Chin Real Estate Background:

  • John is the co-founder of Investor Agent
  • You’ve done 2,800 rentals and flip properties (mostly short sales, foreclosures, and REOs)
  • Closed over $260 Million residential investments
  • Currently manage over 470 cash flow rentals
  • Based in Orlando, FL
  • Say hi to him at:  www.investoragent.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Power vs Force

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Start working with investors, one investor client will change the trajectory of your future” - John Chin

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Today Theo and Travis will be discussing the 11 questions from the popular Tim Ferris book “Tribe of Mentors” 

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We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, shares his advice on becoming a Best-Selling Author. He will give you 10 ways to market your next book release.

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Chris Hsu is the co-founder and CEO of Zibo, a venture-backed financial services company for independent landlords. Chris invested in real estate for over 20 years while pursuing a corporate career and learned that investing in real estate is anything but a "passive" income. He founded Zibo to help independent landlords save time and increase cash flow in their rental businesses.

 

Chris Hsu Real Estate Background:

  • Co-founder and CEO of Zibo (zee-bo), a venture-backed financial services company for independent landlords
  • U.S. Army Armor Officer
  • Has been investing in real estate for over 20 years
  • Based in Redwood City, CA
  • Say hi to him at: www.zibo.co 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Talk to your customers, understand their pain points and how they are currently addressing those points today” - Chris Hsu

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Mitchell is a full-time real estate investor and owner of ScaredyCatGuide.com. Mitch has invested in many different types of vehicles from a full-time day trader to now a full-time real estate investor because he has found that it is much easier than dabbling in the markets where we have less control. 

Mitch Jaworski Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor and owner of ScaredyCatGuide.com 
  • 6 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 6 rental units, 2 flips, 2 wholesales
  • Based in Palm Beach, FL
  • Say hi to him at: scaredycatguide.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Big Shifts Ahead

 

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Real estate is the one asset class where you have the most control over the results of your investment” - Mitchell Jaworski

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Carla Cross is a long-time licensed real estate professional. She and her husband started investing in single-family homes in the late '70s. As the author of 7 books for real estate professionals, Carla is a known authority on productivity and profits. She is a recipient of the National Association of Realtors Educator of the Year Award. With her background in sales, management, and training, Carla is helping her audiences 'translate' their classroom courses to effective online formats.

Carla Cross  Real Estate Background:

  • Licensed real estate professional, and author of 7 books for real estate professionals
  • She started investing in single-family homes with her husband in the late ‘70s
  • She is also the recipient of the National Association of Realtors Educator of the Year Award
  • Based in Seattle, WA
  • Say hi to her at: https://carla-cross.com/

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“What's challenging is when your teaching someone to do something you must be sure your teaching them in the right order” - Carla Cross

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Antoine is a repeat guest who appeared on episode JF1720. Previously, he talked about how it took him 9 months to find his first apartment building and today he shares how different it has been in finding new deals because his door has been flooded with multiple deals because people started to see he was serious and would get the job done. 

Antoine Martel  Real Estate Background:

  • 25-year-old real estate investor
  • Does 120 flips per year (turnkey rentals), owns about 100 units
  • Based in LA, CA
  • Say hi to him at https://martelturnkey.com/

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Controlling your growth is important, you can move very quickly but sometimes it's important to slow down a little bit to see how things go” - Antoine Martel

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Zach is the Founder & President of ZH Multifamily and an equity owner of over $48M worth of commercial real estate apartment buildings. Zach climbed up in healthcare sales and at the top of his career after accomplishing many of his monetary goals he found that he wasn’t fulfilled. He eventually discovered real estate and decided to leave his job and live off of 12 months of income while he pursued his new dream and now the rest is history.

Zach Haptonstall Real Estate Background:

  • Founder & President of ZH Multifamily
  • He is lead sponsor, general partner, and equity owner of  over $48,000,000 worth of commercial real estate apartment buildings
  • Portfolio consist of 420 units
  • Based in Scottsdale, AZ
  • Say hi to him at: www.ZHMultifamily.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Bible

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Best Ever Tweet:

“You need to attack, constantly be trying to move the needle forward and know it will be difficult because you will not have tangible evidence that it will work” - Zach Haptonstall

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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the 5 benefits of passive investing in apartments starting with how you can save on taxes. 

We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.

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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks shares a make ready checklist to help you with your next apartment deal and provides you with the checklist by clicking here.

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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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Vahan Yepremyan is a business attorney, speaker, author, serial entrepreneur, and children’s rights activist. Vahan has spoken around the world on topics like achieving entrepreneurial success by removing the beliefs that block us, business fundamentals, and other entrepreneur topics. He was the winner of the Business Freedom Speaking Academy Idol held in Calgary, Canada, where he competed with speakers from around the world.

Vahan Yepremyan Real Estate Background:

  • Vahan is a serial entrepreneur with businesses in law firms, film production, distribution company, & real estate investments
  • Has been a entrepreneur for over 22 years
  • His real estate developing company focuses on buy/hold, flipping, and hard money loans
  • Based in Los Angeles, CA
  • Say hi to him at: www.vylawfirm.com 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Getting rid of beliefs will not ensure that you will be a successful investor, what it does is it gives you the freedom to choose” - Vahan Yepremyan

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Mark is a Purdue Mechanical Engineer who lost his corp job after 27 years to pursue full-time real estate. He feels that losing his job was the best thing that has ever happened to him because now he is doing what he enjoys doing, he is now known as the “apartment guy” in his community and his wife also has gone full-time in the business too. 

 

Mark T Hutton  Real Estate Background:

  • A Purdue Mechanical Engineer who left 27 years in corp to pursue full-time real estate
  • 10+ years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of single-family, multi-family, apartments, & assisted living properties
  • Based in Cincinnati, OH
  • Say hi to him at: MHutton@mainstreetinvst.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Debt Millionaire

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Screen your property manager & make sure they have a good vetting process so you will have great tenants” - Mark Hutton

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Rebecca Walser is one of the few Top 100 US Advisors who is also a tax attorney, so she has a completely different perspective on personal finance. She is also a best-selling author and wealth management firm founder and is a regular on Fox Business who has also been featured in Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, ABC, NBC, and Yahoo Finance.

Rebecca Walser Real Estate Background:

  • Wealth Strategist, CFP, Tax Attorney, 2X Top 100 U.S. Advisor by Investopedia
  • Best selling Author of the book “Wealth Unbroken”
  • Podcast Host - Crashes and Taxes
  • Frequently on national media such as Fox News, Business, Yahoo and more
  • Based in Tampa, FL
  • Say hi to her at: www.walserwealth.com 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I’m not just a tax lawyer, I’m a financial person who wants to do tax and finance together.” - Rebecca Walser

 

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Shannon is a full-time real estate investor and developer with over 21 years of investing experience. He has a portfolio that consists of buildings, police departments, fire stations, city halls, residential, and much more. Shannon focuses on developing syndications from the ground up for his investors and today he shares his journey into this niche.

Shannon Robnett  Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor and developer
  • Investing for over 21+ years
  • Portfolio consist of office buildings, police depts, fire stations, city halls, subdivisions, residential, commercial, & industrial
  • Based in Nampa, ID
  • Say hi to him at: www.shannonrobnett.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Never Split the Difference 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Starting over wouldn’t be the end of the world because I would put one foot in front of the other and start building” - Shannon Robnett

 

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Yakov Smart is the President at Linked Lead Enterprises. Yakov has been focusing on helping real estate investors with tools to help them raise capital through Linkedin. In today’s episode, Yakov, shares the mindset you need to have, and some of the steps you need to take.

Yakov Smart Real Estate Background: 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“In a matter of minutes you can have a hyper-targeted list of thousands of your ideal investor” - Yakov Smart

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Today Theo and Travis will dive into a subject that Travis is very passionate about. Stoicism teaches the development of self-control and fortitude as a means of overcoming destructive emotions. Travis explains how you can be a stoic investor by utilizing the Stoicism teachings.

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We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.

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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, compares two ways to invest, one by passively investing into a fund which you have probably heard of in the past on previous episodes versus the opportunity to invest in individual apartment deals. 

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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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Dan is a full-time realtor and investor who has over 10 years of real estate experience with a portfolio consisting of 9 doors and has invested in 2 syndications. As an investor-friendly agent, Dan gives advice on how to approach an agent and how to properly start as a new investor.

 

Dan Rivers Background:

  • Full time realtor and investor
  • Has over 10 years of real estate experience
  • Portfolio consist of 9 doors, 6 with business partner and 3 others
  • Has invested in 2 syndications
  • Based in Charleston, SC
  • Say hi to him at: www.danrivers.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Mindset

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Mindset is one of my favorite books because it really opens your idea around fixed and growth mindset” - Dan Rivers

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Madison is a mindset and energy coach whose mission is to help people create more success, freedom, abundance, and impact in their life and others. She shares the importance of trusting yourself and how you can achieve your success to find freedom and reach your highest potential in your real estate career.

 

Madison Surdyke  Real Estate Background: (Joe requested her to be on)

  • Mindset and Energy Coach whos mission is to help people create more success, freedom, abundance, & impact
  • Been coaching for 3 years
  • She believes when you think higher-level thoughts, you feel higher-level energy which leads to taking higher-level action that can create higher-level results
  • Based in Dallas, TX
  • Say hi to her at: www.magneticallyyou.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Happy Pocket Full of Money

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Ask yourself, what will that future version of me who already has the success  want to do or think at this moment.” - Madison Surdyke

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Will Pritchett is a full-time firefighter and real estate investor with 8 years of real estate investing experience. He has a portfolio of 18 rentals, private lending, and a couple flips a year. His wife was a teacher but now runs their real estate portfolio full time and they both believe if a teacher and firefighter can do this, that anyone can. They started this journey into investing because they wanted to supplement their retirement and help for future college tuition however they quickly found out they can use this to change their lifestyle.

 

Will Pritchett Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time firefighter and real estate investor 
  • 8 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 18 rentals, private lending, and a couple flips a year
  • Based in San Antonio, TX
  • Say hi to him at: www.homeagainsa.com/blog/ 
  • Best Ever Book: The Go-Giver

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“The power of private lending is what changed our business and accelerated it dramatically” - Will Pritchett

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David is the Founder of House Sold Easy, a full-time investor and Author of “The Ultimate Guide to Wholesale Real Estate”. He is a St. Louis Real Estate Investor with over 15 years of experience. He first started investing in Real Estate when he was in college, at the age of 20 while attending the University of Missouri-Columbia. David specializes in wholesaling real estate as well as teaching others how easy it is to learn how they too can wholesale real estate for profits.

David Dodge Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of House Sold Easy, full-time investor, & Author of “The Ultimate Guide to Wholesale Real Estate”
  • 15 years of real estate experience
  • His team has wholesaled over 500 houses & he personally owns 60 rentals
  • Based in St. Louis, MO
  • Say hi to him on his podcast at Discount Property Investor
  • Best Ever Book: Relentless 

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Doing deals doesn’t cost anything if you do it right but getting leads does, it either cost time or money” - David Dodge

Direct download: JF_2244_David_Dodge.mp3
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Carl is the founder of Dealmaker Wealth Society and is a corporate dealmaker who has worked in 330+ transactions worth $48 billion. Carl is an expert in buying, selling and even growing a business. In today’s episode, he will be sharing how he goes about each of these.

 

Carl Allen Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of Dealmaker Wealth Society
  • He is an entrepreneur, corporate dealmaker who has worked on 330+ transactions worthed $48 billion
  • Has advised Bank Of America & Hewlett Packard on investments & acquisitions
  • His expertise is in buying, growing, and selling businesses
  • Say hi to him at: www.dealmakerwealthsociety.com 
  • Best Ever Book: That Will Never Work

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Best Ever Tweet:

“There are only three ways to grow a business; organically, partnerships, or my favorite, by acquisitions” - Carl Allen

Direct download: JF_2243_Carl_Allen.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the four steps you can take to achieve success in anything you’d like to pursue. 

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We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks shares 7 different ways to find off-market apartment deals through utilizing methods that allow you to be on your own personal coach. 

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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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Salvador Aldrett is a full-time chemical engineer at Shell and has 17 years of real estate investing experience. Salvador grew up in Mexico and had a dream to come to the states to get his graduate degree with the goal to go back home. However, through his journey, he discovered real estate, met his wife, and the rest is history.

Salvador Aldrett  Real Estate Background:

  • Full time chemical engineer at Shell
  • Has 17 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 17 units spread over 2 markets in Texas; single family, duplexes, fourplexes, and one townhome
  • Also has done a passive syndication investment of over 2000 doors
  • Based in Houston, TX
  • Say hi to him at: https://saldrett.typepad.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Think for Yourself

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Jump off the cliff and grow your wings on the way down” - Salvador Aldrett

Direct download: JF_2240_Salvador_Aldrett.mp3
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Stephen is the Founder of Real Wealth Academy LLC, and started investing at 27 with wholesaling. He has experienced flipping, buying rentals, and now holds over 4,000 apartment units. He now focuses on consulting and mentoring people to help them begin in real estate, and today he shares advice, lessons, and what he believes people should have before looking for assistance.

Stephen Davis Real Estate Background:

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I love my real estate, but I don’t like managing it” - Stephen Davis

Direct download: JF_2239_Stephen_Davis.mp3
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Mike Simmons has been on a previous episode JF179, so be sure to check out this episode to get his full background. For a brief reminder, he is the Co-owner of Return On Investments, Partner in 7 figure flipping, and host of “Just Start Real Estate”. He has 12 years of real estate experience and today he will be sharing the details of how he went from Solopreneur to creating a business that can run without him.

 

Mike Simmons  Real Estate Background:

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“If you have a goal to have a big company, your going to have to hire a team, & will need to develop your skillset to lead, manage, inspire, train, and motivate ” - Mike Simmons

Direct download: JF_2238_Mike_Simmons.mp3
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Erik Hatch is an entrepreneur, public speaker, do-gooder, social media expert, and leader extraordinaire. He owns 18 companies including Hatch Realty (the #49 real estate team in the US), Hatch Coaching, and Abovo which does over 644 transactions a year.

Erik Hatch Real Estate Background:

  • CEO & Owner of Hatch Realty and Hatch Coaching
  • Started investing in real estate in 2012 
  • Portfolio consist of 60 doors and also flips 20-30 homes annually
  • Based in Fargo, ND
  • Say hi to him at: https://www.hatchrealty.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: The Pumpkin Plan

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“There is a sweet spot in this, & anything outside of that sweet spot is no longer a skill game, it's a guessing game” - Erik Hatch

Direct download: JF_2237_Erik_Hatch.mp3
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Kevin is the Founder of Voy Media and is an expert in growing brands using sophisticated paid advertising strategies. Kevin was very open in today's episode with sharing multiple ways to help you grow your own business through some great online organic and paid strategies.

Kevin Urrutia (U-root-tea-a) Real Estate Background: #skillset

  • Founder of Voy Media
  • Expert in growing brands using sophisticated paid advertising strategies
  • Based in New York, NY
  • Say hi to him at: https://voymedia.com/
  • Best Ever Book: Dot Com Secrets

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Utilizing organic content from users who are posting on Facebook, Instagram, or twitter usually end up working better for us” - Kevin Urrutia

Direct download: JF_2236_Kevin_Urrutia.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will be going into the five different types of millionaires. This is based on a recent blog post that Travis shared on the www.joefairless.com site. Be sure to check it out when you have time.

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We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

 

Direct download: JF_2235_Actively_Passive_Investing_Show_11.mp3
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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, shares some of the most valuable mindset tips he has taken away from some of the recent interviews he has done on the Best Ever Show. Stay tuned in as Theo shares some golden nuggets to help you improve your mind so you can handle stress and grow.

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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. 

Direct download: JF_2234_SS_162_Series_96.mp3
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Corina is the owner of Brio Properties rental management and Chairman of Wisconsin Apartment Association. She is a 4th generation real estate investor who started at a young age helping her parents and grandparents on their properties, cleaning, fixing, working on the lawns and with tenants. One of the problems she saw her family deal with was with property management companies. With this in mind she decided to focus on her own property management with the goal of making it easier for people to work with.

Corina Eufingere (u-finger)  Real Estate Background:

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“We need to bring the human being factor back into real estate” - Corina Eufingere

Direct download: JF_2233_Corina_Eufingere.mp3
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Willie Mandrell is a self-made multimillionaire real estate investor, broker, coach, lecturer and author and has been investing in buy & hold rentals for 13 years. He shares how he started and his journey to where he is today. 

Willie Mandrell Real Estate Background:

  • Self-made multimillionaire real estate investor, broker, coach, lecturer & author
  • Has been investing in buy&hold rentals for 13 years
  • Portfolio consist of  40+ units valuing at $10 million
  • Based in Boston, MA
  • Say hi to him at: www.WillieMandrell.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Retire Young, Retire Rich

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“What helps me is I wake up every morning with the same focus” - Willie Mandrell

Direct download: JF_2232_Willie_Mandrell.mp3
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Alina is a returned guest from episode JF1750 and today we decided to bring her back to discuss and share her advice on thought leadership. She shares the steps she advices people on how to begin to build their credibility and presence so that eventually they can speak at public events and conferences. There are many benefits of public speaking and thought leadership, one for example is the “prestige” presence you will have when approaching deals and discussions of negotiations. You will also learn how to speak with more confidence to present your ideas across your potential buyer or seller.

Alina Trigub Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and Managing Partner of SAMO Financial, a boutique equity firm
  • Help clients over 1,200 doors, over 500 storage units and a $10M mobile home park fund 
  • Works with high earners to passively invest in real estate
  • Based in NYC, NY
  • Say hi to her at https://www.samofinancial.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Compound Effect by Darren Hardy 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Speaking on podcasts has helped me book speaking engagements on the big stage” - Alina Trigub

Direct download: JF_2231_Alina_Trigub.mp3
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Scott Lewis is the Co-Founder and CEO of Spartan Investment Group, LLC and has completed $100 million in assets under management and raised over $30 million in private equity. He is also a returning guest from episode JF1565 and today he will be sharing how he has handled a tornado event that damaged his mobile park property in west Texas. 

Scott Lewis Real Estate Background: 

  • Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Spartan Investment Group, LLC (SIG)
  • Previously on episode JF1565
  • SIG has completed $100M in assets under management and raised over $30M in private equity.
  • Based in Denver, CO
  • Say hi to him at https://spartan-investors.com/ 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Plans are useful in battle but also dispensable” - Scott Lewis

Direct download: JF_2230_Scott_Lewis.mp3
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Emilio Basa is a full-time investor with 6 years of real estate investing experience who started off by wholesaling his first property within 4 months of learning how to wholesale. He consistently will wholesale about 3-5 a month and with this experience, he shares how he goes about growing his business so you can take the same steps. 

 

Emilio Basa Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time investor
  • 6 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 5 rentals, 2 flips, and over 30+ wholesales
  • Based in Detroit, MI
  • Say hi to him at: www.quickpropertysolutions.co 
  • Best Ever Book: Traction

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I network with other wholesalers to share deals and grow my business” - Emilio Basa

Direct download: JF_2229_Emilio_Basa.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the difference between active vs passive investors, the common personality traits found in both, and why you should get started right away.

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We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

Direct download: JF_2228_Actively_Passive_Investing_Show_10.mp3
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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks will be sharing some of the research he has done on the trends of Multifamily as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

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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. 

 

 

Direct download: JF_2227_SS_161_Series_95.mp3
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Brad Smotherman is a full-time real estate investor with a 7-figure flipping business and 11 years of experience. He started as a realtor at 17 years old after finishing highschool and he saw how the successful realtors started to struggle after the 2008 crash and he quickly decided that he did want to deal with that himself in the future when he was near retirement so he decided to pivot to focus on investments. His long term goal is to become the bank and own all of his properties on paper through owner financing.

 

Brad Smotherman Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor who owns a 7-figure flipping business
  • 11 years of real estate investing experience
  • He’s completed 550 transactions focusing on flipping
  • Based in Nashville, TN
  • Say hi to him at: www.bradsmotherman.com 
  • Best Ever Book: 12 Rules of Life 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Focus on your mindset first to make sure you are ready and willing to pay the cost of success” - Brad Smotherman

Direct download: JF_2226_Brad_Smotherman.mp3
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Abel Curiel is the VP of The Goldbar Realestate Team and has 10 years of real estate investing experience. As a kid, his dad never really made a lot of money but he watched his dad save every penny that he had to invest into properties. He created his team because he saw a need to help beginner investors in the intimidating market of New York. 

Abel Curiel Real Estate Background:

  • VP of The Goldbar Realestate Team
  • Has 10 years of real estate investing experience
  • Currently owns 1 property and has sold over 50 properties totaling $40 million+
  • His team’s investor division has sold 20 investment properties in Brooklyn, Queens, & Long Island
  • Based in Queens, NY
  • Say hi to him at: www.goldbarteam.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Never Split The Difference

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Focus on building your team” - Abel Curiel

Direct download: JF_2225_Abel_Curiel.mp3
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Jamie is a part-time real estate investor and works part-time in the U.S Defense Department. He currently has a portfolio of 8 rentals and over 20 mortgage notes. Jamie started off as a coach and after some time he decided to work for a mortgage broker where he saw some shady things happening so he decided to quit his job and join the military. Now he is focusing on his own real estate business while working for the U.S Defense Department.

 

Jamie Bateman Real Estate Background:

  • Part-time real estate investor and part-time in the U.S Defense Department
  • Has over a decade of experience in single-family rentals and 2 years in mortgage notes
  • Portfolio consist of 8 rentals and over 20 mortgage notes
  • Based in Baltimore County, MD
  • Say hi to him at: www.labradorlending.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Wealthy Gardener

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“One of the benefits from note investing is you have collateral” - Jamie Bateman

Direct download: JF_2224_Jamie_Bateman.mp3
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Bill Manassero is the Host of The Old Dawg’s REI Network and has 6 years of real estate experience with a portfolio of 756 doors. Bill started into real estate a little later in life than most people and decided to start into real estate by buying a couple of turnkey properties. When he started seeing checks being deposited in his account he decided to focus on buying more properties.

Bill Manassero (Man-a-cer-o)  Real Estate Background:

  • Host of The Old Dawg’s REI Network
  • 6 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consist of 756 doors
  • Based in Irvine, CA
  • Say hi to him at: olddawgsreinetwork.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Clockwork

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Know what your why is, because when all else fades away, it’s going to be your why that keeps you motivated” - Bill Manassero

Direct download: JF_2223_Bill_Manassero.mp3
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Steven Pesavento is the Host of “The Investor Mindset Podcast” and an active investor himself who has flipped over 200 homes within his first 3 years in business. Steven started out in AirBnB before focusing on flipping homes, house hacking, rentals, and now is working on his first commercial deal. 

Steven Pesavento  Real Estate Background:

  • Host of “The Investor Mindset Podcast” and active investor
  • Full-time real estate investor for 6 years, the first 2 focusing in on AirBnB
  • Has flipped over 200 homes within his first three years in business
  • Based in Denver, CO
  • Say hi to him at: www.theinvestormindset.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Never Split the Different

Best Ever Tweet:

“I look for a partner who is good at something that I am weak in” - Steven Pesavento

Direct download: JF_2222_Steven_Pesavento.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the “CashFlow Quadrant” based off of the book from Robert Kiyosaki. “The cashflow quadrant will reveal why some people work less, earn more, pay less in taxes and feel more financially secure than others” - Robert Kiyosaki. Today Travis will break down how he understands and utilizes the lessons he learned from the book to hopefully help you in your own journey 

We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.

Direct download: JF_2221_Actively_Passive_Investing_Show_9.mp3
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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, shares some of the reasons why the tightening of lending standards will benefit apartment investors in the near future.

 

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.

Direct download: JF_2220_SS_160_Series_94.mp3
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Since 2013, Beka Shea has rehabbed over 60 houses and wholesaled more than 120 deals.  She was a Naval Officer for 4 years and then spent 7 years as a mechanical engineer.  She translated her engineering skills to improving marketing ROI and started a consulting company called MarketShark.  Today Beka works full-time with the real estate investing mastermind, 7 Figure Flipping, heading up Membership Development, while also providing marketing consulting for top wholesalers. www.7figureflipping.com/asana  (give away) 

Beka Shea  Real Estate Background:

  • Works full-time with the real estate investing mastermind group 
  • Started investing in 2013
  • Portfolio consist of 60 rehabs, and 120+ wholesale deals
  • Based in Philadelphia, PA
  • Say hi to her at: www.7figureflipping.com 
  • Best Ever Book: The obstacle is the way

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“I think it's important to have a small peer group to be able to connect and share with” - Beka Shea

Direct download: JF_2219_Beka_Shea_.mp3
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Tim is the co-founder and CEO of StackSource, an online platform for commercial real estate loans. He previously worked for Facebook & Google helping B2B marketplaces in the ad tech space and got into a few limited partnership deals in 2015.

 

Tim Milazzo  Real Estate Background:

  • Co-founder & CEO of StackSource; online platform for commercial real estate loans
  • Worked for Facebook & Google helping B2B marketplaces in ad tech
  • Since 2015 has been involved as a limited partner on a few deals 
  • Based in Lyndhurst, NJ
  • Say hi to him at: https://www.stacksource.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: When Breathe Becomes Air

 

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Building a team that has complementary skills, and with people, you enjoy being around is key” - Tim Milazzo

Direct download: JF_2218_Tim_Milazzo.mp3
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Khurram is the founder of TogetherCFO and an expert in high net worth tax structures. KC helps the elites set up their taxes and in this episode, he will be helping you understand how they pay fewer taxes than the majority of the public and how you can do the same.

Khurram Chohan Real Estate Background: 

  • Founder of TogetherCFO
  • Writer for Forbes Magazine
  • Expertise in high net worth tax structures 
  • Based in Los Angeles, CA
  • Say hi to him at: www.togethercfo.com 

 

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“We use the law in a way to optimize the taxes” - Khurram Chohan

Direct download: JF_2217_Khurram_Chohan_.mp3
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Charles Seaman is the Senior Acquisition & Asset Manager of Three Oaks Management, LLC. He is a returning guest from episode JF2081 so be sure to check out that episode to get his full background because today he is going to be sharing his experience with a deal he had before COVID and how he dealt with it after COVID.

 

Charles Seaman  Real Estate Background:

  • Senior Acquisition & Asset Manager of Three Oaks Management, LLC
  • 14 years of real estate experience
  • Portfolio consist of 92 unit apartment in Georgia, & a 48-unit in South Carolina 
  • Based in Charlotte, NC
  • Say hi to him at: https://www.3oaksmgmt.com/

 

 

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“During COVID I learned that If you persist, and you negotiate well, you can get yourself a nice deal ” - Charles Seaman

Direct download: JF_2216_Charles_Seaman_.mp3
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Robert Martinez is a full-time real estate investor, syndicator, and manager at Rockstar Capital. He has 13 years of real estate investing experience and shares how he got started. He survived the recession and believes it is because at the beginning of his career he was in sales and learned to negotiate and make deals which helped him later in his real estate life especially in outperforming others during the recession.

Robert Martinez Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor, syndicator, and manager at Rockstar Capital
  • Has 13 years of real estate investing experience
  • Rockstar’s Capital portfolio consists of 21 communities and 3,762 units
  • Based in Houston, TX
  • Say hi to him at: https://www.rockstar-capital.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Gary V podcast

 

Best Ever Tweet:

“Find out what will put you out of business and then develop a plan to defend against it” - Robert Martinez

Direct download: JF_2215_Robert_Martinez.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the truth about F.I.R.E, financial independence and retire early. The idea behind FIRE is to focus on producing as much money as you can possibly generate while living very frugal for a number of years so you can eventually have enough income to be financially independent and to have more of a flexible lifestyle.  

We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.

Direct download: JF_2214_-_Actively_Passive_Investing_Show_8.mp3
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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, shares some insight on the new eviction moratorium and who this applies to, and what you should be doing as an investor.

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. 

Direct download: JF_2213_SS_159_Series_93.mp3
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Kevin is a full-time professor at Montclair State University teaching real estate courses and has been investing for over 30 years. Kevin has had experience in taking a company public and also has been focusing on raising money from institutions and he shares the process on how to navigate this process.

Kevin Riordan (Rear-din)  Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time professor at Montclair State University teaching real estate courses 
  • Has been investing in real estate for 30+ years
  • Career has been focused on the institutional side providing debt & equity capital, public and private, for commercial real estate
  • Also took Crexus Investment Corp; a commercial mortgage REIT, public in 2009 
  • Based in Montclair, New Jersey
  • Say hi to him at: riordank@mail.montclair.edu 
  • Best Ever Book: Grant by Ron Chernow

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Be cautious but also try to be bold” - Kevin Riordan

Direct download: JF_2212_Kevin_Riordan.mp3
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James Evans is the Owner of Gladstone Capital with 6 years of real estate investing experience with a portfolio consisting of 20 rentals, condo conversions, limited partnerships, and creative joint venture deals. James got into real estate because his job has him traveling constantly where he felt like he shouldn’t have to pay for a mortgage since he was never home which started his journey into renting houses and eventually grew into a nice portfolio. 

James Evans  Real Estate Background:

  • Owner of Gladstone capital 
  • 6 years of real estate investing experience
  • Portfolio consists of 20 rental units, condo conversions, limited partnership, and creative joint venture deals
  • Based in Boston, MA
  • Say hi to him at: https://gladcap.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Living with the Seal

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“We tend to underestimate our own potential” - James Evans

Direct download: JF_2211_James_Evans.mp3
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Melanie Finnegan is the founder of Tax Lien Wealth Solutions with 10 years of tax lien investing. She helps people with wealth management by teaching others to be able to manage their own money or can have her company do it for you. Melanie gives some explanation on what Tax Liens are and how you can go about investing with them.

Melanie Finnegan Real Estate Background:

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“It’s all about due diligence” - Melanie Finnegan

Direct download: JF_2210_Melanie_Finnegan.mp3
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Bryan is a former real estate builder/developer and is now working with Multifamily Risk Advisors insuring units across the country. He was a previous guest on episode JF1595  and In today’s episode Bryan will be sharing info on how insurance rates are rising at historical levels and the rates are killing many new deals and hammering the profitability of existing assets at renewal. He will also discuss effective strategies to navigate the insurance market.

Bryan Shimeall  Real Estate Background:

  • Former real estate builder/developer
  • Joined Multifamily Risk Advisors 6 years ago; they insure about 200k units across the country
  • Based in Gainesville, FL
  • Say hi to him at:  www.tbmins.com   

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Losses, roof, and wiring, if those three things are positive I can get any property written pretty quickly ” - Bryan Shimeall

Direct download: JF_2209_Bryan_Shimeall_.mp3
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Seth is the Founder and Managing Director of Clarity Equity Group and is a four-time combat veteran of 14 years and currently serving in the Missouri Air National Guard as a pilot of a C-130 tactical airlift aircraft. Seth shares his background of over 12 years of real estate experience and his journey into this new venture. 

Seth Wilson  Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and Managing Director of Clarity Equity Group
  • A four-time combat veteran of 14 years and currently serves in the Missouri Air National Guard as a pilot of the C-130 tactical airlift aircraft
  • Has over 12 years of real estate experience from mobile homes to ground-up development on Class A luxury properties
  • Portfolio consists of $65MM in assets under management
  • Based in Kansas City, KS
  • Say hi to him at: https://clarityequitygroup.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Invest in Debt

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Jumping off a cliff and then trying to build your parachute is a strategy I really don’t recommend, it's better to have money put together first and then go and find a property” - Seth Wilson

Direct download: JF_2208_Seth_Wilson.mp3
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Reading is very important when it comes to growth, however, it is also sometimes very hard to fit reading in an already busy and stressful day. Today Theo and Travis will be sharing two methods they each use to get through multiple books in a short period of time. Each method is successful in its own right so be sure to try both to see which flows more with your personality.

We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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Direct download: JF_2207_Actively_Passive_Investing_7.mp3
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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks shares how to go about underwriting apartment deals when you have no financials. This would rarely happen but when it does it is typically when you are approaching an off-market deal. This is a question Theo gets a lot and so today he will walk you through how to handle underwriting with no financials. 

 

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_2206_-_SS_157_Series_91.mp3
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Andy Mirza is the COO for Coastline Capital Fund Management LLC and has been investing in real estate for 17 years. He initially started buying condos and eventually, he started to invest more on the non-performing notes side of the real estate business. He shares what notes are and why he started to invest in notes later in his career. 

Andy Mirza Real Estate Background:

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“If you want to do anything in real estate or investing directly, you need to do it full time” - Andy Mirza

Direct download: JF_2205_Andy_Mirza.mp3
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Vincent is the co-founder and COO of Tri-City Equity Group and is an active duty Air Force. Vincent shares the steps he took to begin his investing journey while still being active duty in the Air Force and not seeing the properties. He explains how he built a team through social media and through this team he has been able to grow his business to now a portfolio of 120 units.

 

Vincent A Gethings  Real Estate Background:

  • Co-founder and COO of Tri-City Equity Group and active duty in US Air Force
  • Has 6 years of real estate experience
  • Portfolio consists of 120 units (20 owned, 52 partnerships, 48 syndications)
  • Based in Oahu, HI
  • Say hi to him at: http://tricityequity.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Traction

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Set goals based off your potential and not your abilities” - Vincent Gethings

Direct download: JF_2204_Vincent_A_Gething.mp3
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Rich is the Co-CEO of Real Wealth Network, where he focuses on developing the teams and systems. He has specialized in creating a great team that is fully remote. His wife Kathy was a previous guest in episode JF753. Today Rich will be sharing with us how he has been able to create a team of happy employees who work from home and are more effective.

 

Rich Fettke  Real Estate Background:

  • Co-CEO of Real Wealth Network
  • Focuses on developing the company’s team & systems
  • Based in Malibu, CA
  • Say hi to him at: www.realwealth.com 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Be sure to determine your core values and use them as hiring criteria” - Rich Fettke

Direct download: JF_2203_Rich_Fettke.mp3
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Vinney is the CEO of Moneil Investment Group and Moneil Management Group and is also a returning guest from episode JF805. In today’s episode, he will be going over how he decided to start developing a new niche in multifamily and why. He will be discussing new ground-up construction of luxury assisted senior living.

 

Vinney Chopra Real Estate Background:

  • CEO of Moneil Investment Group and Moneil Management Group
  • A full-time investor with 35 years of experience
  • Over the past 12 years has completed 28 syndications; 14 of those in the past 3 years
  • Controls over $330 million, and 4,100 doors
  • Based in Danville, CA
  • Say hi to him at: http://vinneychopra.com/ 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Senior living has been outperforming apartments for the last 10-15 years” - Vinney Chopra

Direct download: JF_2202_Vinney_Chopra.mp3
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Brian Burke is the President and CEO of Praxis Capital, a vertically integrated real estate private equity firm and in the past 30 years has acquired over half a billion dollars in real estate. He has been in a previous episode about 5 years ago, episode 305, and in today's episode he will be sharing why he wrote the book “The Hands-Off Investor”  which is catered to the passive investor to teach them the ins and outs of investing

Brian Burke Real Estate Background:

  • President & CEO of Praxis Capital a vertical integrated real estate private equity firm
  • In the past 30 years has acquired over half a billion dollars in real estate; 3,000 multifamily units & 700 single family homes using proprietary software
  • Can be found in a previous episode JF305
  • Author of “The Hands-Off Investor”
  • Based in Santa Rosa, CA
  • Say hi to him at: www.PraxCap.com 
  • Best Ever Book: Ted Talks book

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Don’t take on too much debt” - Brian Burke

 

Direct download: JF_2201_Brian_Burke.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the truth behind what financial freedom and retirement is like, and how many successful individuals still “work”. Most of us need a purpose or mission to feel fulfilled and happy. The idea of sitting on a beach every day and sipping your best cocktail sounds great but will get old very fast. 

We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 

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Direct download: JF_2200_Actively_Passive_Investing_Show_6.mp3
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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, will be sharing the SECs recent expansion on the definition on what a “Accredited investor” is. There are two types of people who can invest in syndications; the sophisticated investor, and the accredited investor. Today we will focus mainly on the accredited investor definition.

 

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_2199_SS_157_Series_91.mp3
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Bruce Petersen is the Founder and CEO of Bluebonnet Asset Manager LLC and Bluebonnet Commercial Management. He started his real estate journey in 2011. He was a previous guest on episode JF1274, we highly encourage you to check out his first one to get an understanding of his full story. 

Bruce Petersen  Real Estate Background:

  • Founder and CEO of Bluebonnet Asset Manager LLC and Bluebonnet Commercial Management
  • Started his real estate journey in 2011, buying his first deal (48-unit) in 2012
  • Portfolio consists of 6 syndications and 1,108 total units
  • Based in Austin, TX
  • Say hi to him at: https://apt-guy.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Sell or Be Sold 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Find a coach or mentor to have a model to follow, why try and reinvent the wheel?” - Bruce Petersen

Direct download: JF_2198_Bruce_Petersen.mp3
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Jeff & Taylor Adams are a husband and wife team attacking the real estate world. They share how they began investing with house hacking to out of state investing due to the cost of real estate in their area. Being only two years into their journey they have faced many different situations and they were very willing to share to help you pursue your personal real estate adventure.

Jeff and Taylor Adams  Real Estate Background:

  • Jeff is a software engineer and Taylor is a realtor and co-founder of @womensinvestmentnetwork
  • 2 years of investing experience
  • Portfolio consists of Duplex and a mix of long-term rentals/AirBnBs, a single-family home, and one 5-unit building
  • Based in Boston, MA
  • Say hi to them at: Instagram @TaylorColemanAdams
  • Best Ever Book: Four Hour Work Week

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Listen to what you want to do and make sure you network with as many people as you can and try to add value to those relationships” - Jeff & Taylor Adams

Direct download: JF_2197_Jeff_and_Taylor_Adams.mp3
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Robert is the author of The Definitive Guide to Underwriting Multifamily Acquisitions and today he will be sharing the process of underwriting so you will be able to take away some ideas to implement into your underwriting process. 

Rob Beardsley Real Estate Background: #SkillsetSunday 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“On a larger property, a $100,000 additional expense on your cap-ex budget isn't really going to make or break the numbers, but missing your rent pro forma by $25 can make or break your deal” - Robert Beardsley

Direct download: JF_2196_Robert_Beardsley.mp3
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Beth was a guest in a previous episode of JF1974 so be sure to check out her first episode to learn more about her. In today’s situation Saturday she will be sharing what it is like to be a shopping center investor during the Covid19 era. 

Beth Azor Real Estate Background:

  • Owner of Azor Advisory Services, Inc. 
  • Has 30 years of investing in retail shopping centers
  • Portfolio consist of 6 centers currently $80 million
  • Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Say hi to her at: https://www.bethazor.com/ 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“As a landlord, the COVID19 recession is completely different than the ‘09 recession” - Beth Azor

Direct download: JF_2195_Beth_Azor_.mp3
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Shane is a full-time commercial real estate developer who started investing in 2004 and dived into commercial real estate in 2007.  Shane goes step by step on how he goes through a development deal by utilizing one of his very own deals and sharing the details. 

 

Shane Melanson  Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time commercial real estate developer
  • Started real estate investing in 2004 & specifically has 13 years of commercial real estate experience
  • Portfolio consist of an Apartment building, retail property, and several rental properties and development land
  • Based in Calgary, Alberta
  • Say hi to him at: https://shanemelanson.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Keys to the vault 

 

 

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Just because you think there is a market, doesn't mean there is, you have to verify before you proceed” - Shane Melanson

Direct download: JF_2194_Shane_Melanson.mp3
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Bill is a former Navy Pilot and Founder of BlackJack Real Estate and CEO/Owner of 7 Figure Flipping. He initially started flipping one house a year and as he started to gain the confidence he then went full-time. He recently bought a new real estate company called 7 Figure Flipping. Today he shares how he has been able to grow from Full-time Navy Pilot to business owner.

 

Bill Allen Real Estate Background: OCtober 15th air date

  • Navy pilot, Founder of BlackJack Real Estate and CEO/Owner of 7 Figure Flipping
  • He and his team at BlackJack RE currently flip and wholesale 200+ deals per year
  • Based in Nashville, TN
  • Say hi to him at: www.blackjackre.com 
  • Episode JF905 - May 2017
  • Best Ever Book: Extreme ownership

 

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Listen to a podcast that is educational, and surround yourself around people who are strong where you are weak” - Bill Allen

Direct download: JF_2193_Bill_Allen.mp3
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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks shares some of the lessons he learned from interviewing an insurance broker on the Best Ever Show.

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_2192_SS_156_Series_90.mp3
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Beth is the owner of Azor Advisory Services, Inc. with 30 years of experience investing in retail shopping centers. Beth chooses to focus on retail shopping centers because she likes the variety of dealing with all different types of businesses. She shares some advice on how she deals with small business owners versus well-known companies.

 

Beth Azor Real Estate Background:

  • Owner of Azor Advisory Services, Inc. 
  • Has 30 years of investing in retail shopping centers
  • Portfolio consist of 6 centers currently $80 million
  • Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Say hi to her at: https://www.bethazor.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: The War of Art

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Best Ever Tweet:

“The majority of my marketing for new businesses is now through Facebook. Facebook gives me access directly to the decision-maker” - Beth Azor

Direct download: JF_2191_Beth_Azor.mp3
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Anthony started out house hacking and after some time he met some business partners to begin investing in apartments. When he first started out he took the initiative to do the renovations himself so he would be better equipped for future deals when hiring help. Now he hires help rather than doing it himself since he now owns 76 units.

 

Anthony Angotti Real Estate Background:

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“In the beginning, I was the handyman, leasing agent, I was everything while working a full-time job. If I would have outsourced sooner, I would have been able to leave my job much faster” - Anthony Angotti

Direct download: JF_2190_Anthony_Angotti.mp3
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Jason is a 3-time great guest who has delivered valuable information to all of our listeners and he is now back with some new information to share. His previous episodes are  JF1157, JF1538, and JF1788. In this episode he will go over his recent 94-unit project and why he ended up selling even though it was doing so well.

Jason Yarusi Real Estate Background: 

  • Founded Yarusi Holdings, a multifamily investment firm with over 800 units under management
  • The host of “The Multifamily Foundation”
  • Has a family construction business focusing on raising and moving structures
  • From Westfield, New Jersey
  • Say hi to him at:https://www.yarusiholdings.com

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“How you lay out your plan to your investors is vital and can either create confidence or uncertainty” - Jason Yarusi

Direct download: JF_2189_Jason_Yarusi__.mp3
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Jack is the President & Co-Founder of High Return Real Estate and also a returning guest from episode JF1252. Before he started into real estate, Jack started off by selling products for a multi-level marketing company, taking him 9 months to make his first commission check of $14...and after sticking it through and learning the business his business is now generating around 20 million in sales. In this episode, he goes into a sticky situation that he recently ran into by working with a company and finding out he was receiving “fake” rent checks.

Jack Gibson  Real Estate Background:

  • President & Co-Founder of High Return Real Estate
  • Returned guest from episode JF1252
  • Portfolio consists of 80 turnkey properties
  • Based in Indianapolis, IN
  • Say hi to him at: https://highreturnrealestate.com

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“The number one lesson I have learned is to trust, but verify” - Jack Gibson

Direct download: JF_2188_Jack_Gibson.mp3
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Tonya and Michael are partners from Brandface, a personal branding firm that helps real estate professionals differentiate themselves. They discuss the importance of creating a personal brand, especially in the real estate industry. You will pick up some tactics on what you should be looking at when it comes to creating and managing your personal brand.

 

Tonya Eberhart & Michael Carr  Real Estate Background: 

  • Tonya is the Founder of BrandFace a personal branding firm that helps real estate professionals differentiate themselves
  • Brandface has clients in 41 states
  • Michael is the COO and America’s top-selling real estate auctioneer.
  • Michael has over 60 investment properties
  • Tonya is from Columbus, OH and Micheal is from Jefferson GA
  • Say hi to them at: www.BrandFaceRealEstate.com

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“People don’t do business with a logo, they do business with a person” - Tonya Eberhart & Michael Carr

Direct download: JF_2187_Tonya_Eberhart__Michael_Carr.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing their thoughts on the topic of “knowing when enough is enough”. There are some who are on the side of “always continuing to grow” and others who are in the group of “at some point, I want to retire”. 

We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.

 

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Direct download: JF_2186_Actively_Passive_Investing_Show_5.mp3
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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, shares some ways you can convert your apartments into condos. This will give you more options when it comes to buying apartment complexes. 

 

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_2185_SS_155_Series_89.mp3
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Kyle is a 21-year-old syndicator, finished 119-unit syndication at 20 years old. Dropped out of UC Davis to pursue full-time apartment syndication. He explains how difficult it was at first when he was pursuing syndication as a young man and how he was able to overcome some of the hurdles most would fear. 

Kyle Marcotte  Real Estate Background:

  • 21-year-old syndicator
  • Syndicated 119-units at 20 years old
  • Left UC Davis to pursue apartment syndications
  • Located in Austin, Texas
  • Say hi to him at :https://kylemarcotte.com

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Best Ever Tweet:

“There was a tremendous amount of pushback when I was looking to leave school and go full-time syndicator” - Kyle Marcotte

Direct download: JF_2184_Kyle_Marcotte_.mp3
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Danny is a real estate broker, and owner of The Texas Property Manager and The Texas Builder. Danny shares his expertise in purchasing notes and how he plans to continue to grow his personal business. 

 

Danny Webber Real Estate Background:

  • Real estate broker, owner of The Texas Property Manager, and The Texas Builder
  • 15 years of real estate experience
  • Flipped approximately 150 flips, wholesale 40+ , 30+notes
  • Based in Austin, TX
  • Say hi to him at: www.myhomesimple.com  
  • Best Ever Book: Minimalism

 

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Find a mentor, and pay him if needed. You need someone you can call anytime you have a question” - Danny Webber

Direct download: JF_2183_Danny_Webbers.mp3
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Jerry is the CEO & Founder of Lofty AI, a company that has helped over 200 real estate investors find undervalued neighborhoods to invest in. You will learn why data can be crucial to helping investors decide what areas they should focus on and what areas they may want to avoid. Jerry has been on the show before on episode JF1601, so be sure to check out that episode to learn more about Jerry

 

Jerry Chu Real Estate Background: #SkillsetSunday

  • CEO & Founder of Lofty AI
  • From San Francisco, California
  • 2 years of real estate experience.
  • Lofty has helped over 200 real estate investors find undervalued neighborhoods to invest in since 2019.
  • Say hi to him at: www.lofty.ai

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Best Ever Tweet:

We leverage artificial intelligence to make the most accurate real estate predictions in the world” - Jerry Chu

Direct download: JF_2182_Jerry_Chu.mp3
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Andrea is a real estate investor, author, and educator. She has completed 100’s of deals across the United States and continually shares her knowledge with new investors. She has completed numerous wholesale deals, rehabs, lease option deals, private money lending deals, and owns a number of rental properties. Andrea always has constant new deals in the pipeline. She is always growing their retirement money through deals with other investor partners. Even living in Colorado, she has completed deals in twelve other states.

 

Andrea Weule Real Estate Background:

  • Full time real estate investor and President of Archway Investment Corp 
  • 13 years of investing experience
  • Currently holds 24 rental properties and has completed over 500 deals; wholesale, flip, lease options, etc.
  • Based in Englewood, CO
  • Say hi to her at: https://wealthhealthgrowth.com/ 
  • Best Ever Book: Doing Good Better

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“One good thing about being a wholesaler is you get to keep the really great deals for yourself and pass the good deals to others” - Andrea Weule

Direct download: JF_2181_Andrea_Weule.mp3
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Gabriel Petersen is a full-time real estate investor with 5 years of real estate experience. He is also the owner and founder of Great Northwest Home Buyers and Equal Housing Group. He used to be in digital marketing for many years and has implemented digital marketing into his real estate business to help him generate deals. He also shares how he decides what to offer properties when it is a sight unseen deal. 

Gabriel Petersen  Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor with 5 years of real estate investing experience
  • Owner and founder of Great Northwest Home Buyers and Equal Housing Group
  • Portfolio consist of 3 flips, 2 wholesale deals, 2 doors under management & contracted a 50 pad mobile home park
  • Based in Seattle, WA
  • Say hi to him at: https://therealestateinvestingclub.buzzsprout.com/
  • Best Ever Book: War and Peace

 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Paid advertising is like a switch, you turn it on, and you get leads” - Gabriel Petersen

Direct download: JF_2180_Gabriel_Petersen.mp3
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Today Theo and Travis will be sharing three different ways the wealthy save money to maintain their wealth. Travis did research on the three main categories that most Americans spend their money on; housing, transportation, and food. He compares how the typical American spends vs the wealthy on these three main contacts 

We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.

 

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Direct download: JF_2179_Actively_Passive_Investing_Show_4.mp3
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In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, two ways to grow your apartment syndication business by using the old fashion radio, that's right, the radio. 

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_2178_SS_154_Series_88.mp3
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Finding your first deal and making a little money or break even is a good goal to have but how about doing your first deal and making $1.5 million? Mike ended up making this doing his very first deal in self-storage, and he shares some of the mistakes he made and lessons he has learned by doing self-storage facilities. He also was happy to share with us the approach he takes to increase the value of self-storage units.

Mike Wagner Real Estate Background:

  • Full-time real estate investor with 13 years of experience
  • In 4 years he built a portfolio of 31 doors 
  • In 2011 he focused in self-storage making over $1.5 million on his first deal
  • Based in Farmington, NY
  • Say hi to him at: www.members.thestoragerebellion.com 

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I am a low volume, high margin investor” - Mike Wagner

 

Direct download: JF_2177_Mike_Wagner.mp3
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Jacob is the founder of SyndicationPro and Holdfolio. Jacob started investing in 2010 while in college and after some time decided to start companies that will help make investing easier, which is why he developed his two companies. Jacob talks about his second multifamily deal, a  50-unit that ended up making cash flow tight due to some unforeseen repairs.

Jacob Blackett Real Estate Background:

  • Founder of SyndicationPro and Holdfolio
  • Started investing in 2010
  • Holdfolio currently owns and manages 1,221 units across the midwest and southeast
  • Based in Columbus, Ohio
  • Say hi to him at: www.holdfolio.com 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“I love leveraging technology to make investing easier” - Jacob Blackett

 

Direct download: JF_2176_Jacob_Blackett.mp3
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Natalie is the CEO of Kolodij Tax and Consulting, and she is also a real estate investor herself. She uses her investing experience to help other investors out in the tax world. Natalie gives advice on how to determine depreciation and shares examples of what you should specifically do. 

Natalie Kolodij Real Estate Background:

  • CEO of Kolodij Tax and Consulting
  • 6 years of real estate investing experience
  • Started off flipping mobile and manufactured homes
  • Based in Charlotte, NC
  • Say hi to her at: https://www.kolotax.com/

 

 

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Best Ever Tweet:

“Depreciation is where most people make mistakes.” - Natalie Kolodij

Direct download: JF_2175_Natalie_Kolodij.mp3
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