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Are you ready for the best real estate investing advice ever? Welcome to the world's longest running, DAILY real estate investing podcast hosted by Joe Fairless. Joe went from buying $35,000 single family homes to controlling over $500,000,000 worth of large apartment communities in under a decade.…

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    JF2652: CEO Reveals Exclusive Look on Managing a Multi-Generational Real Estate Investment Firm with Daniel N. Farber

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 24:34

    Who makes the decisions in a family-run business? What metrics are used to evaluate the CEO? What kind of challenges do they face? Daniel N. Farber helps answer all these questions in today's episode by pulling back the curtain on what being a CEO for this type of investing firm is like. From what his KPIs are to who he reports to, Daniel gives the Best Ever listeners an insider look at how this multi-generational real estate investment firm is run. Daniel N. Farber Real Estate Background CEO of HLC Equity  HLC Equity is a multi-generational real estate investment firm that has owned and operated real estate in over 25 states throughout the USA, having owned and managed over 7,000,000 gross square feet of commercial, residential, and development land. Prior to real estate, he served in the Israel Defense Forces as a Staff Sergeant in an elite infantry unit. Based in Pittsburgh, PA  Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2651: Three Things All Syndicators Should Do to Protect Themselves When Making Deals with Rick Martin

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2021 24:47

    Rick Martin caught the investing bug when he rented out his first house in 1998, helping to pay for film school. Rick continued to make deals while maintaining a full-time job, and just recently switched to syndicating full-time. From making good deals to choosing good partners, Rick reveals the most important lessons he's learned over his 20+ years of CREI, including three things you can do to weather any storm as a syndicator.  Rick Martin Real Estate Background Been involved in real estate since 1998 and recently made the transition to a full-time career as a syndicator. Founder of Fortress Federation Investments, which provides multifamily investment opportunities to its investors, helping them build wealth and multiple income streams. Does both active and passive investing. Portfolio: Throughout his career, he has bought and sold single-family and small multifamily. He still owns a fourplex, but otherwise he is now invested both actively and passively in 1,992 multifamily units. Based in Redondo Beach, CA. You can find him at www.fortressfederation.com. Best Ever Book: Who Not How: The Formula to Achieve Bigger Goals Through Accelerating Teamwork by Dan Sullivan Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2650: How One College Grad Grew His Portfolio to 359 Units in 1.5 Years with Braeden Windham

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 19:56

    During his senior year of college, Braeden Windham wasn't sure what he wanted to do with his career. It wasn't until he met his future partner at an event that he found direction. Handed a pile of books and a list of podcasts about CREI by his partner, Braeden spent the rest of the semester studying real estate investing and syndication. Fast forward a year and a half, and now Braeden is the Founding Partner of multifamily investment firm Well Capital. In this episode, Braeden talks about how clarity and transparency guided his success over the past year, along with a few lessons learned along the way. Braeden Windham Real Estate Background Founding Partner of the multifamily investment firm Well Capital. 1.5 years of real estate investing experience Current portfolio: 359 units under management, owns 3 apartment complexes. Actively investing but looking to become more passive in the future. Based in Dallas, Texas You can find him at: www.wellcapitalinvest.com Best Ever Book: Free to Focus: A Total Productivity System to Achieve More by Doing Less by Michael Hyatt Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2649: The 4 Best Ways to Manage Your CRE Investments with Your Full-Time Job with Jaideep Balekar

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 33:42

    It can be a struggle trying to break into commercial real estate investing when you have a full-time job that occupies most of your schedule. How do you even find the time to dive in, let alone keep up with your investments? Jaideep Balekar was in a similar situation when he started actively investing while working full-time as a cybersecurity consultant. In this episode, he shares his advice on how to navigate and persevere through these challenges. Jaideep Balekar Real Estate Background Works full-time as a cybersecurity consultant Primarily an active investor, has invested passively in one syndication. Portfolio: 30 doors personal portfolio, 84 doors passive investment (LP), 95 doors as JV that will be closing by the end of the year. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio You can find him at www.compoundingcapitalgroup.com. Best Ever Books:  Who Not How: The Formula to Achieve Bigger Goals Through Accelerating Teamwork by Dan Sullivan Rocket Fuel: The One Essential Combination That Will Get You More of What You Want from Your Business by Gino Wickman Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2648: Why You Should Reevaluate What It Means to Be Rich | Actively Passive Investing Show with Travis Watts

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 32:03

    What does “rich” mean to you? When you picture a rich person, do you imagine yachts, tropical vacations, or a lavish collection of sports cars? In this episode, Travis Watts provides a different perspective on what being rich really means in terms of having to work vs. choosing to work, freedom of time, and freedom of location.  Check out past episodes of the Actively Passive Investing Show here: bit.ly/ActivelyPassiveInvestingShow. Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2647: These 5 Value-Adds Doubled Her Car Wash Investment in Just One Year with Steff Boldrini

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 24:13

    Steff Boldrini took her car wash portfolio, originally valued around $2-3M, and almost doubled its value to $4-5M in just one year. From adding credit card machines to creating subscriptions, Steff used tech to level-up her properties with a 46 percent cash on cash return. In this episode, Steff shares the wins and obstacles she's faced managing three car washes and one storage unit, and the tech secrets that got her where she is today.  Steff Boldrini's Real Estate Background Full time, active real estate investor Began her real estate journey actively seeking out long-term, low maintenance, and recession resistant asset classes Portfolio consists of car washes, self storage, and short term rentals Based in San Francisco, CA Say hi to her at: www.montecarlorei.com Best Ever Book: The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Bos

    JF2646: Want to Host Your Own Networking Event? Check Out These Clever Tips to Elevate Your Meet-ups with Hayden Harrington

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 25:19

    Hayden Harrington was tired of the meet-ups he kept attending. They were usually hosted in crowded, hard to hear areas where it was difficult to effectively network with people. That's when he decided to create his own, unique events. In this episode, Hayden shares how he broke from tradition and created a successful in-person and online networking group. Hayden Harrington Real Estate Background Real estate entrepreneur focused on large-scale multifamily syndications Currently has $30MM AUM and actively growing the portfolio Managing partner at Momentum Multifamily, a commercial real estate group focused on buying institutional quality assets for their investors Based in Richardson, TX   Say hi to him at: www.momentummultifamily.com Best Ever Book: The E-Myth Real Estate Agent by Michael E. Gerber   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Bos

    JF2645: How This Mindset Change Turned a $41 Million Loss into a $100+ Million Success with Cowboy Joe Marques

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 29:10

    When he set out to make his first deal on a 472 house subdivision, Joe Marques--better known as Cowboy Joe--thought he'd selected the right team for the development. As it turned out, the group was using him with the end result costing him $41,000,000. Today, Cowboy Joe shares with us how that first deal actually set him up for success, discussing the importance of building good relationships and how your self-worth affects your net worth. Cowboy Joe Marques Real Estate Background Invested in numerous development projects across the US ranging from turnkey subdivisions, multifamily, 5,000 bed crew lodges, gulf-front condos, resorts, commercial buildings, and mix-use spaces Involved in unique projects in the Caribbean and South America ranging in value from $1,200,000 to $100,000,000 Based in Pensacola, FL   Say hi to him at: https://www.facebook.com/graywolf563 Best Ever Book: Chasing Success: Lessons in Aligned Performance by Dr. Alok Trivedi    Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Bos

    JF2644: What One CRE Investor Did to Survive--and Conquer--the 2008 Recession with Jerome Maldonado

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 26:11

    Jerome Maldonado was nearing the end of his retail center construction and about to start developing office condos when the 2008 recession hit. Overnight, his bank stopped all funding, leaving him without the remaining $300,000 needed to complete the project. Jerome takes us through his journey of navigating the recession and how he managed to pull through and succeed with his property. Jerome Maldonado Real Estate Background Full-time Commercial Real Estate Investor 20+ years of experience Portfolio consist of 400 real estate transactions between buy/hold, flip, development, and more Based in Albuquerque, NM   Say hi to him at: www.jeromemaldonado.com    Check out our previous episode with Jerome, JF2562: $7M in Less Than 2 Years with Jerome Maldonado.

    JF2643: The 5 Secrets to Closing Your First Deal with Michael Blank

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 27:41

    Starting off on your first deal can be daunting. How big of a deal should you aim for? How do you build a good team? Where can you find a good network? Host Joe Fairless and guest Michael Blank share their top five secrets to closing your first deal. Michael Blank Real Estate Background Entrepreneur and Investor Helped investors purchase over 9,500 units valued at $445M through his training programs As CEO of Nighthawk Equity, he controls over $200M in performing multifamily assets  Based in Atlanta, GA Say hi to him at: www.themichaelblank.com   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2642: How Smaller Deals Can Lead to Bigger Payoffs with David Kislin

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 29:59

    During the 2008 recession, David Kislin's bank that handled his construction loan filed for bankruptcy. Fearful for the future, his partners backed out of the project, causing David to lose half of his equity on the deal, totaling around $6 million. From lessons learned on relying too much on investors to the time saved on more granular deals, today David shares why he believes smaller deals can be smarter deals. David Kislin Real Estate Background Full time commercial real estate investor since 1999 Primary focus in multifamily, select commercial properties, and land for ground-up development using a mix of personal capital and a small group of high net worth investors Current portfolio consists of over $300M properties completed Based in Boca Raton, FL   Say hi to him at: https://jeldevelopment.com/   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2641: Don't Make These 4 Mistakes as a New Passive Investor | Actively Passive Investing Show with Travis Watts

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 21:50

    “What mistakes did you make in your career that I should be on the lookout for as a new passive investor?”  Travis Watts answers this listener question by sharing four mistakes he made starting out as a passive investor that you can learn from: Location, location, location: You cannot overcome a bad area with good management. Understand that management is key. Make sure you understand the underwriting. Don't do a deal just for tax reasons or because you see a lucrative fee split structure. Want a more in-depth look at how to vet a team, a market, or a deal? Then check out our three part mini-series starting with episode JF2396: Passive Investing Strategies | Actively Passive Investing Show With Theo Hicks & Travis Watts. Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2640: 5 Tips to Boost Your Online Network and Find Investors with Carlos Reinoso

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 33:57


    In less than six months, and without a social media team, Carlos Reinoso went from 200 to 5,000 connections on Facebook, a growing online network that eventually helped him score an equity partnership over 240 units. In this episode, Carlos shares his best tips on how to grow your online presence, leverage your network to meet investors, and how your social media accounts can lead to big deals. Carlos Reinoso Real Estate Background Full time realtor and investor, and recently became General Partner as well Involved in a 506B syndication for 240 units as an Equity Partner Actively involved while looking for passive investing opportunities in the future Based in Atlanta, GA Say hi to him at: https://canis-major-investment-capital-llc.business.site/ Best Ever Book: Raising Capital for Real Estate by Hunter Thompson     Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss


    JF2639: How to Plan and Execute Your Multifamily Renovation with Van Sturgeon

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 25:06

    Growing up, Van Sturgeon witnessed firsthand how his parents saved their rental property during a rough economic period through the use of meticulous budgeting and planning. Now, as an entrepreneur with over thirty years of real estate experience, Van uses this knowledge to help people overcome their fears of renovating and rehabbing by helping them break down the details and costs of their project. In this episode, Van shares his best tips for finding good renovation properties and how to create a realistic Renovation Calculator to properly execute your next multifamily renovation.  Van Sturgeon Real Estate Background: Entrepreneur, real estate investor, land developer and owns a number of businesses in real estate  Currently owns and manages over 1,000 units in Michigan, Ohio, New Brunswick, and Florida  Based in Toronto & Miami Beach, FL Say hi to him at: www.vansturgeon.com  Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2638: Why Building Wealth is Better Than Immediate Returns with Steve White

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 27:23


    Steve White never thought he would be investing in real estate. That is, until he found a deal that he couldn't ignore. Steve is sharing his tenant screening guidelines, how he guarantees tenants before buying the building, and which pandemic-proof tenants performed well last year and continue to do so today.  Steve White Real Estate Background:  Landlord, Real Estate Investor, RentPrep CEO - a company connecting tenants with landlords serving over 150,000 landlords and 2 million tenant screenings Active investor with 15+ years of experience including A/B office space, and particularly with medical tenants Based in Buffalo, NY Say hi to him at: rentprep.com Best Ever Book: Outwitting the Devil by Napoleon Hill   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss


    JF2637: Sued for $68M: Cautions of Inflation and Risk Appetite with Ted Greene #SkillsetSunday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 24:31

    Ted Greene joins Ash Patel in a discussion of institutional purchases, interest rates, and inflation. Ted shares his earned scar tissue of being sued for $68M and losing money on a personal venture - and how you can position yourself for an impactful retirement. Article mentioned: Buy with Conviction Ted Greene Real Estate Background: Investor Relations Manager at Spartan Investment Group 20+ years of real estate experience Portfolio consists of 14 properties, 10 of which have gone full cycle  Based in Golden, CO Say hi to him at: https://spartan-investors.com/ Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2626: Crooked Contractor on a $10M Project with Joe DiSanto #SituationSaturday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 42:36

    Are the general practices of general contractors just unsavory? In Joe's experience, the contractor on his $10M project tried to take advantage every opportunity he could get and with hundreds of thousands of dollars being added, Joe had to find a way to make it work. Listen to Joe and Ash discuss enforcing a contract and penalties, working together with an enemy for a year, and how to get accurate references. Joe DiSanto Real Estate Background: Works part-time as a fractional CFO for 6 companies and 1 family office Portfolio consists of 11 residential rentals, 2 commercial buildings, and 1 piece of raw land Based in Providence, RI Say hi to him at: https://www.playlouder.com/   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2635: Syndicating After Bankruptcy with Tracy Hubbard

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 24:15

    When Tracy Hubbard went bankrupt in 1998 after a business went south, he started learning how to get into hard assets, instead. That's when real estate came into the picture. Today, Tracy is sharing how bankruptcy made him a better businessman, why he looked into multifamily first, and his number one piece of advice for closing off-market deals.    Tracy Hubbard Real Estate Background: Full time multifamily syndicator and asset manager, along with agricultural syndications and ranching Current portfolio consists of three properties of 400+ doors Based in Lubbock, Texas Say hi to him at: HubbardCapitalGroup.com  Best Ever Book: Texas Wine Pioneers   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2634: Is US Real Estate Expensive or Cheap? | Actively Passive Investing Show 68

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 26:37

    In today's episode of the Actively Passive Investing Show, Travis discusses the deciding factors of whether real estate is currently expensive or cheap. He talks about what metrics we are using to measure and compare real estate today, how has the dollar devalued overtime and how this inflation affects the market, and what new evaluations we use today that we may not have had 10 years ago.   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2633: Are All Bills Paid Properties Really Profitable? with Rebecca Moore

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 29:13

    After getting her start in real estate with several single family homes, Rebecca Moore decided she needed her investments under one roof. That's when she made the switch into multifamily. Today, Rebecca is sharing how many deals she invested in before syndicating herself, her main focus when she bought her first deal, and her thoughts on profitability of all bills paid properties.   Rebecca Moore Real Estate Background: Full time syndicator and clinical psychologist Currently passively investing in 1,534 doors Syndicated 5 buildings since 2017 for a total of 656 doors, with the first building in the process of going full cycle Based in Dallas, TX Say hi to her at: www.StarboardEquity.com     Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2632: The Key to Low-Stress, Passive Income with Randy Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 23:30

    When Randy Smith started his investing journey, he thought single family, turnkey homes would help reach his goals of passive income. That's until 1 year ago when he realized multifamily and limited partnerships were the key to low-stress income. Today, Randy is talking about the main questions he asks during his due diligence process, what surprised him about passive investing, and the biggest reason he decided to make the switch.   Randy Smith  Real Estate Background: Manager of Business Development for a Fortune 100 financial services company Currently passively investing as an LP in 6 different syndications including multifamily and a mobile home fund (Portfolio consists of rentals in Atlanta and Kansas City including 2 turnkey units and 3 BRRRR units) Based in Phoenix, AZ Say hi to him at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/randallmsmith/ Best Ever Book: Lifestyle Investor by Justin Donald    Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2631: How to Vet Property Managers for Optimal Returns with Chris & Ashton Levarek

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 27:31

    When Chris and Ashton Levarek got started in real estate in 2018, they quickly realized the benefits of scaling. But, they also quickly got burned by a property management company. Today, Chris and Ashton are giving their insight on vetting property managers and what questions to ask, what their biggest mistake was when hiring their first property manager, and how to become educated on a new asset and do your research before outsourcing.   Ashton & Chris Levarek Real Estate Background: Chris, Owner & Operations Manager and Ashton, Sales, Marketing and Acquisitions Manager of Valkere Investment Group Syndicators with experience in operations syndications, apartment ownership, assisted living, and 716 units in their portfolio Based in Phoenix, Arizona Say hi to him at: https://www.valkeregroup.com/     Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2630: 3 Disruptive Trends in Real Estate with Neal Bawa #SkillsetSunday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 39:12

    Data obsessed, Neal Bawa, successfully created the super value add strategy to combine data and analytics with current trends to make the most informed future investing decisions. Today, Neal is talking about why real estate is the most inefficient asset, what he believes the future of real estate investing should be, and how Covid is altering current rent prices.    Neal Bawa Real Estate Background: Previous episode #1298 Real estate developer with a $500M portfolio of 22 projects in 10 states Approximately 3,300 units of multifamily, student housing, industrial & self storage, in 10 states Founder of a real estate community with over 30,000+ members Based in San Francisco Bay Area, CA Say hi to him at: https://grocapitus.com/     Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2629: How to Vertically Integrate for Optimal Scalability with Chris Pomerleau

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 25:05

    Chris Pomerleau got his start in real estate with a single family flip that took over a year to complete. Now, he specializes in multifamily in 7 different states with over 2,500 units. Today, Chris is talking about keeping his long-term investors happy with clear communication, how to identify consistent markets, and advice for someone getting into commercial real estate without a proven track record.    Chris Pomerleau Real Estate Background: Full time real estate investor 8 years of experience actively doing syndications and JV multifamily assets Current portfolio consists of 2,500 units with $190M in assets under management Based in Omaha, NE Say hi to him at: www.ParkAveInvesting.com Best Ever Book: Who Not How Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2628: Laying the Groundwork for your First Syndication with Tim Vest

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 25:54

    With a background in technology, Tim Vest's first step into real estate was land development. Now, he's involved as a GP, LP, KP, in several multifamily syndications. Today, Tim is talking about the importance of having an exit strategy, why he became an LP before becoming a GP, and why he spent a whole year laying the groundwork before his first syndication.   Tim Vest Real Estate Background: Full time Technology Manager for a large bank and investor Involved as a KP, GP and LP in multifamily syndications, and in a number of JV opportunities in some single family and small multifamily deals Current portfolio includes 4 Single Family homes, 319 units as an GP and over 800 units total as a GP/LP Based in Huntersville, NC Say hi to him at: https://harvestpg.com Best Ever Book: Who Not How Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2627: 5 Ways to Align Your Investments to Achieve Your Goals | Actively Passive Investing Show 67

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 24:09

    In today's episode of the Actively Passive Investing Show, Travis discusses how to identify your goals, and actually reach them through your investments in 5 steps. He talks about identifying lifestyle vs. financial goals, honing in on a strategy specific to those goals, and how to know which form of investing fits best with your ideal lifestyle.    Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2626: 5 Parameters to Qualify Syndicators with Ruth Hiller

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 25:04

    Ruth Hiller is no novice when it comes to multifamily investing, as the 3rd generation of investors in her family. Now she's syndicating her own deals all across the US. Ruth is discussing how she became an accidental businesswoman, investor tax benefits you may not know about, and how her mentorship program skyrocketed her success.    Ruth Hiller Real Estate Background: Full time multifamily investor and syndicator Syndicator in one multifamily deal in Texas 143 doors, passively involved in 8 syndications totalling over 1900 doors, 50% co-owner of 118 unit multifamily in Los Angeles, CA, and 20% owner in NYC retail space Based in Boulder, CO Say hi to her at: www.yesmfnow.com Best Ever Book: Think and Grow Rich Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2625: Why Your Mindset is Your Most Valuable Asset Pt. 2 with Nate Barger

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 28:24

    Nate Barger continues the conversation today on mindset, comfort zone, and goal setting. He's talking about how selling drugs helped him learn how to scale his investments, the moment he realized he was over-leveraged, and how he made his way out of being nearly bankrupt.    Nate Barger Real Estate Background:  Full-time real estate investor  16 years experience Actively involved as Syndicator, Syndication, Apartment Owner, Hotel Owner, Warehouse, Office 1500+ current doors. Own over 100 million dollars assets under management. 4 hotels including a Hyatt, Hilton, and Marriott Based in Cincinnati, OH Say hi to him at: www.NateBarger.com   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2624: Why Your Mindset is Your Most Valuable Asset Pt. 1 with Nate Barger

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 31:17

    After spending time in prison for selling drugs, Nate Barger knew he had to switch gears. That's when he found real estate and realized the mindset shift that had to take place in order to succeed. In this first episode of a two part series, Nate talks to us about how he created his own reality, transitioning from growing his assets to giving back, and the importance of goal setting for success.    Nate Barger Real Estate Background:  Full-time real estate investor  16 years experience Actively involved as Syndicator, Syndication, Apartment Owner, Hotel Owner, Warehouse, Office 1500+ current doors. Own over 100 million dollars assets under management. 4 hotels including a Hyatt, Hilton, and Marriott Based in Cincinnati, OH Say hi to him at: www.NateBarger.com   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2623: Managing the Manager and the Use of KPIs with Gary Lipsky #SkillsetSunday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 28:12

    Serial entrepreneur, Gary Lipsky, started his entrepreneurial journey in college with a meal delivery service. Now, he has $41M of multifamily assets under management. Today, Gary is talking with us about the KPIs he uses for assets and employees, how to effectively manage your staff, and his favorite accountability tools to keep his team on track. Gary Lipsky Real Estate Background:  Full-time, 19 yrs, active syndicator in multifamily GP on 4 properties, and an LP on another 7 properties $41MM AUM in multifamily, as well as some single family flips ($7MM) Based in Manhattan Beach, CA Say hi to him at: www.aptcapitalgroup.com    Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2622: From Physical Therapist to Full Time Syndicator with Lee Yoder

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 32:50

    After Leaving his corporate job in 2016, Lee Yoder decided to go all in with real estate. What started as house flipping quickly turned into full time apartment syndicating. Lee is sharing how he scaled from a duplex to over 100 units and the biggest challenges doing so, how he gets most of his investors through referrals, and his best tips for finding the most valuable use of your time and outsourcing the rest.    Lee Yoder Real Estate Background: Full time apartment syndicator Currently acquiring 40-100 unit apartment buildings Portfolio includes a 45 unit, 47 unit, and 96 unit building Based in Cincinnati, OH Say hi to him at: threefoldrei.com Best Ever Book: Who Not How Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2621: Current Commercial Real Estate Trends with Eli Randel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 23:05

    Growing up in real estate, Eli Randel has always been engulfed in the industry. Now, he's the Chief Strategy Officer for the industry's fastest growing marketplace. Today, Eli is talking with us about short and long term strategy, current commercial real estate trends, and how to determine your next investment strategy.    Eli Randel Real Estate Background:  Chief Strategy Officer at Crexi, the commercial real estate industry's fastest-growing marketplace, data, and technology platform 10+ years experience in residential and commercial real estate at Blackstone and other top networks Based in Raleigh, North Carolina Say hi to him at: https://www.crexi.com/  Best Ever Book: Shoe Dog Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss

    JF2620: 7 Metrics to Track When Raising Money for a Fund with Joe Fairless

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 12:20


    Today, Joe Fairless is sharing the 7 metrics you should be tracking while raising money for a fund. He discusses the biggest challenge of funds, his best advice from what he's learned, how often to review metrics, and the one tool you need to maximize your efforts.    Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring | PassiveInvesting.com | FollowUp Boss


    JF2619: Growing to $80M Through Investor Relationships with Matt Green

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 26:52

    Matt Green started in the real estate industry by partnering with his father. Now, they've grown to $80M assets under management, all through building relationships with property owners. Matt is sharing how he finds his deals, the key to keeping up with investors, and the challenges of land development and why he would do it all over again.    Matt Green Real Estate Background: Owner at The Green Organization, property development Full time real estate investor and developer that owns and managers over $80MM of real estate assets Specializing in multifamily real estate, Matt has built a portfolio of over 500 apartment units Matt's goal is to build a multi-billion dollar real estate portfolio, currently adding 30-50MM each year. Based in Buffalo, NY Say hi to him at: https://thegreenorganization.com/  Best Ever Book: Seller Be Sold Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring 

    JF2618: Rising Tides: How to Profit from Inflation | Actively Passive Investing Show 66

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 20:33

    In today's episode of the Actively Passive Investing Show, Travis discusses how to maintain the purchasing power of the dollar during inflation. He talks about keeping up with inflation and how to level up your assets, 3 ways inflation can actually benefit you as an investor, and 3 ways to succeed in syndications during an inflationary period.    Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2617: Growing 50 Units to 2,000+ Doors with Seth Teagle

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 31:53

    Full time firefighter, Seth Teagle, started his investing journey 5 years ago. Now, he focuses on multifamily and commercial properties. Today, Seth's sharing how he gained thousands of units in a short amount of time, the process of raising undermarket rents, and how he offloaded mundane tasks to scale his investments further.   Seth Teagle Real Estate Background: Firefighter/paramedic and owner/operator of the Stream Group, a vertically integrated commercial real estate company based out of Columbus, OH  Focused on buying large multifamily assets and apartment complexes, as well as some retail and mixed use spaces As a team, currently operating 2,162 doors and own over 75% of this portfolio, themselves Based in Columbus, OH Say hi to him at: www.thestreamgroups.com  Best Ever Book: Who Not How Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2616: Doubling Your AUM in 1 Month with Vikram Brar & Princi Gill #SkillsetSunday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 28:26

    Vikram Brar and Princi Gill were led to multifamily investing, because they knew it was the road to financial freedom. Since then they've both quit their jobs and focus fully on Waahe Capital. Today, Vikram and Princi are talking about how they divide business roles, their #1 piece of advice for vertically integrating, and how they create the blueprint for their next buyer to be successful.    Vikram Brar & Princi Gill Real Estate Background: Vikram and Princi are Co-Founders of Waahe Capital  Vikram leads acquisitions, investor relationships, and operations, while Princi focuses on true value creation through modern design, strategic sourcing, and cost-effective renovations Portfolio consists of over 700 units and over $100M assets under the management, and just acquired 8th multifamily property As a vertically-integrated organization, we are very actively involved with focuses including: Multifamily asset acquisition, property management (in-house), redevelopment (including in-house construction & design teams), and asset management Based in San Francisco, CA Say hi to him at: WaaheCapital.com Best Ever Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad   Click here to know more about our sponsors: Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2615: Profiting $1M in 2 Years with Multifamily Development with Nick Earls & Eric DiNicola

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 29:24

    A 20 year friendship turned into a business partnership when Nick Earls and Eric DiNicola started building condos. They found an opportunity and converted office buildings into apartments. Nick and Eric are giving us the inside scoop on the top 3 qualities to look for in an office building, pros and cons of construction on existing buildings vs. new builds, and the one thing to look for in your location.    Nick Earls and Eric DiNicola Real Estate Background: Full time real estate developers and investors Focused on multifamily as well as condominiums Developed over $56 million of real estate with an additional $40 million in upcoming projects, most of which are luxury condominiums Based in Boston, MA Say hi to him at: winterspringcapital.com     Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2614: Lessons Learned from 2,000+ Units and 1M Sq. Ft in Development with Neil Bertrand

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 27:06

    Neil Bertrand has had experience in all classes of real estate, with assets in 9 states and 33 different markets. Today, Neil is discussing the challenges of developing large-scale, mixed use properties, why he believes the success of any deal relies on the underwriting, and how to get private equity groups to bite on a deal.   Neil Bertrand Real Estate Background: Full time real estate investor, acquisitions specialist, and asset manager Portfolio consists of 431 existing units, 2,184 units in development along with over 1M sq ft of retail/office under development, and new development projects breaking ground Q1 of 2022 REIT Group is modeled after institutional investment firms, working with private equity groups, family offices, and high net worth individuals Based in Dallas, TX Say hi to him at: www.reigroupventures.com Best Ever Book: Trammell Crow, Master Builder Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2613: 3 Pillars of Investing in Multifamily | Actively Passive Investing Show 65

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 28:39

    In today's episode of the Actively Passive Investing Show, Travis is joined by Jeremy Roll to discuss the hands off investor lifestyle and what it's like being a cash flow investor. They talk about why multifamily is one of the top asset classes to invest in over the next 10 years, the benefits of class B multifamily over class A, and the 3 factors of diversification you need in order to reduce your risk.    Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2612: $860K in 10 Months with Mike Stohler

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 31:15

    After buying 8 properties in small town Indiana and failing miserably, Mike Stohler didn't touch real estate for 10 years. Today, Mike is sharing 3 tactical mistakes he made looking back, his #1 tip for starting something out of your comfort zone, and why he would prefer paying significantly more for a partner than hiring a property manager.    Mike Stohler Real Estate Background: Full time Managing Partner of Gateway Private Equity Group where they have owned or currently own multifamily, single family rentals, and hotels Currently does hotel syndications and owns a virtual assistant company that specializes in helping people in real estate Portfolio consists of over 1500 multifamily units owned or managed, around 20 single family properties, and 2 branded hotels Based in Scottsdale, AZ Say hi to him at: www.gatewaype.com     Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2611: Passive Investing in 2 Hours/Week with Fernando Angelucci

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 27:29

    After graduating with an engineering degree, Fernando Angelucci only lasted 1 year before he dove into the investing world. But, when his passive investments didn't feel so passive anymore, he made the switch to a new asset class and drastically decreased his working hours. Today, Fernando is sharing his 3 criteria for buying self storage facilities, and his secret to get them cash flowing fast.    Fernando Angelucci Real Estate Background:  Full time self storage investor and syndicator Invested $50M in self storage throughout the last 3 years, all before turning 30 years old Based in Chicago, IL Say hi to him at: ImpactSelfStorage.com & TitanWealthGroup.com     Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2610: Raising Rent $400 on Day 1 with Yomesh Deliwala

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 33:09

    Coming from the tech world, Yomesh Deliwala started his investing career by investing in townhomes. From humble beginnings, he grew his portfolio steadily over time. Today, Yomesh is sharing 5 key items that attracted him to his first syndication, the top 3 reasons he was able to raise rent on day 1, and how he's able to offer his investors 25-30% returns.    Yomesh Deliwala Real Estate Background: Full time IT Executive aiming to go full time in real estate owner, operator and syndicator, passively investing in 3 deals, Co-GP in 2 deals (336 units total), leap operator in 3 deals (419 units), multifamily (value add and ground up development), and 100,000 square foot storage (ground up development) Based in Charlotte, NC Say hi to him at: www.Exponential-equity.com Best Ever Book: Measure What Matters Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2609: Scaling Self Storage with Joe Evangelisti #SkillsetSunday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 42:40

    With a start in construction, Joe Evangelisti now runs several self-sustaining self storage businesses. On today's #SkillsetSunday, Joe is telling us how he created efficient and scalable business models, why he skipped multifamily and went straight to self storage, and why raising rents is much easier with self storage tenants than multifamily tenants.   Joe Evangelisti Real Estate Background: CEO of 3 different companies. Legacy Developers (Self Storage Development), Mammoth Conversions (Digital Marketing), and Hero Home Buyers (Wholesale) Has been investing in real estate for 15+ years, actively and passively Focusing more on self storage development with multiple Class A facilities breaking ground within the next few months Based in Haddonfield, NJ Say hi to him at: elevatewithjoe.com    Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2608: Lessons Learned from $25M to $250M AUM in 2 Years with Brian Adams #SituationSaturday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 25:32

    When Brian Adams went from $25M assets under management to $250M in 2 years, his biggest challenge was managing that growth. What fell through the cracks was his investor experience, and he ended up with some not-so-happy investors. Today, Brian is sharing his biggest mistake with his investor communication and his business model, what his investor journey looks like now, and what you should be doing today to scale efficiently.    Brian Adams Real Estate Background:   Full-time in commercial real estate 11 years of experience  Portfolio consist of 2.7M square feet; $400M gross asset value; 14 markets Based in Nashville, TN Say hi to him at: www.excelsiorgp.com      Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2607: From the Music Industry to Multifamily with Rich Frierson

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 28:15

    With a background in music producing, Rich Frierson decided to go into real estate when he saw the profits he was capable of earning. Now, he's the go-to for many others in the music industry. Rich is discussing how he balances his relationships with lenders and owners alike, how he is able to buy these properties on short sales, and his expectations for what the multifamily market might bring in 2022.    Richard Frierson Real Estate Background: Full time career as a music publisher Currently focused on multifamily units in the Bronx and Mt. Vernon areas of New York Current properties acquired through short sales and negotiated for 65% of ARV Developed a screening process to deliver consistently good tenants Based in Washington, DC Say hi to him at: https://www.10flipcommandments.com Best Ever Book: Oversubscribed Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2606: Implications of Investing in Stocks vs. Real Estate| Actively Passive Investing Show 64

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 20:06

    In today's episode of the Actively Passive Investing Show, Travis discusses why it's so important to find a CPA that specializes in what you do, implications of investing in the stock market vs. real estate, why he believes depreciation is the key to all tax deductions, and the benefits of being a real estate professional.  Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2605: The Impact of Inflation on Multifamily, Investors, and Other Assets with Travis Watts

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 20:56

    Travis Watts is joining us today to discuss inflation and how Covid has affected the market. Travis is talking about what might significantly impact real estate markets in the near future, how to mitigate fixed renewal rates for non-residential properties, and 3 ways real estate investors can make money in this climate.    Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2604: The 4 Steps to Syndication with Bastian Kneuse

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 19:40

    Born and raised in Germany, Bastian Kneuse played professional basketball and worked in finance before pursuing multifamily properties. He now works a full time job, and still makes just as much time to work on his real estate career. Today, Bastian is talking about passively investing while also working on his own syndications, 4 steps to syndicating deals, and his innovative idea for adding value to his tenants as well as the community.    Bastian Kneuse Real Estate Background: W2 job in finance for a bank, but spends just as much, if not more, time on real estate Currently passively invested in 3 multifamily deals in Houston, Phoenix, and Oklahoma equaling about 350 doors Based in San Francisco, CA Say hi to him at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bkneuse/ Best Ever Book: The Hands-Off Investor Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2603: Finding Partners & Creating a Team with Stony Stonebraker

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 20:09

    Although Stony Stonebraker wasn't able to invest in real estate until after retirement, he went all in and is now a GP. Today, Stony is talking about his experience finding partners and creating a solid team, his due diligence process, and his main hesitation when looking at different asset classes.   Stony Stonebraker Real Estate Background: Started his career with NASA in the Apollo space program Currently full time commercial real estate investor Invested in over 1,000 multifamily units in Florida and Texas Based in Miami, FL Say hi to him at: PassivoREI.com Best Ever Book: Passive Investing Made Simple Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

    JF2602: From Single Family to Almost 800 Doors with Edna Keep #SkillsetSunday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 29:24

    Edna Keep started her real estate journey after transitioning from financial advising. Now she owns almost 800 doors and coaches others to change their mindset and take action. Today, Edna is talking about how she encourages new investors who think multifamily is overwhelming, what you need to know about your network, and the #1 thing holding people back.    Edna Keep Real Estate Background: We own 778 doors valued at $70 Million of Real Estate Started with single-family homes to now primarily we buy multi-family and do some development projects with other people's money Based in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Say hi to her at: www.ednakeep.com     Click here to know more about our sponsors: ThinkMultifamily.com/coaching | Rentify | Deal Maker Mentoring

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