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The Real Estate Syndication Show is a 7-day-a-week podcast where Whitney Sewell interviews the most successful entrepreneurs in the commercial real estate business. The show was created to help every active investor learn how the syndication business works, improve their business and help passive investors understand where to invest when wanting to diversify into real estate.

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    WS1134: Tax Saving Strategies in Real Estate | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 18:27

    Paying taxes is an obligation of all taxpayers, may it be an individual or legal entity which includes businesses. In real estate, there are proven strategies that you can be tax-compliant and at the same time save some money. Today, we look back at our conversations with CPAs Tom Wheelwright and Ted Lanzaro.Tom talks about how passive losses can help you reduce your tax bill and if you need to hold a property for less than 3 years in order to pare down your capital gains. Meantime, Ted shows us his business' best practices in terms of understanding real estate investing tax strategies and keeping records. Tune in for some great value!

    WS1133: Weekly Investor Update: November 21-27, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 12:59

    Real Estate Investing on a RollReal estate investors bought a record-setting 18.2% or $63.6 billion worth of homes during the third quarter of 2021, up by 16.1% QoQ and 11.2% YoY,Homebuyers: More Affordable Cities in 2022Redfin predicts that more homebuyers will invest in affordable cities such as Columbus, Ohio; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Indianapolis.Home Sales Remain ResilientExisting-home sales increased 0.8% MoM in October, marking two consecutive months of growth, according to the National Association of Realtors.Home-buying Pushes Mortgage Demand UpBuyers are rushing in during the traditionally sluggish Christmas season in anticipation of higher rates in the future. Top Performing Housing MarketsThe October Market Hotness rankings of Realtor.com still lists Manchester-Nashua in New Hampshire as the top spot on the list for the 11th time since March 2020. Top Cities to RetireThirteen percent of American retirees are moving to Tennessee, according to a survey by a home services firm. Credit Scores Reach All-Time HighSince the start of the pandemic, Americans' FICO credit scores increased by eight points to 716.Top Cities are Attracting Job SeekersCities in the South and West are now the hottest spots for job seekers who relocate for better work opportunities and lower cost of living.Single-Family Homes are Getting BiggerThe median single-family square floor area has increased to 2,337 square feet as of the third quarter, which is 6.2% bigger since the lows reached during the Great Recession.Multifamily Construction Sentiment Improves in 3QThe NAHB's Multifamily Market Survey reports that the Multifamily Production Index increased five points to 53 QoQ.

    WS1132: How I Gained Financial Freedom in 2.5 Years with Bryce Robertson

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 24:33

    Will I ever gain financial freedom? This has always been a question in every entrepreneur's, every investor's, perhaps everyone's mind. How long will I have to wait? How hard will I have to work? Maybe you want to resign from your 8 to 5 grind and pursue other ways to earn that will allow you the freedom to follow your true passion.In this episode, Bryce Robertson traces his journey to what he calls the freedom trinity -- from his humble roots in Australia to gaining financial freedom in 2.5 years of investing and ultimately finding success as a real estate investing entrepreneur. He said he turned a life of mediocrity into one of true success and freedom. Now, Bryce passes on the “how-to formula,” so others can attain this same kind of freedom.Listen in to the conversation, discover nuggets of wisdom, or just be inspired to take that first step!

    WS1131: Shifting Asset Classes and Raising Capital Successfully with Veena Jetti

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 36:21

    The pandemic has impacted the landscape of deals in real estate, so some companies have shifted strategies and asset classes to be able to cater to the newfound needs of home renters. With the rise of homebound remote workers and families spending more time together at home, came the demand for properties with amenities. Clients now want easily-accessible rest and recreation facilities. Underwriting deals and capital-raising efforts have changed the current market environment as well.In this episode, find out from Veena Jetti, founding partner of Vive Funds, how her company is shifting asset classes to fulfill present market demands. She also shares valuable lessons on raising capital and guidelines on offering deals to investors. Plus, pick up some tips on adjusting underwriting strategies and metrics in case of a downturn. Listen in and learn a lot more from Veena Jetti!

    WS1130: Leaving My Profession and Moving to Syndication with Rebecca Moore

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 22:29

    Today, our guest is Rebecca Moore. She is the co-founder of Starboard Equity, a real estate syndication company, and a passive investor. She was able to learn the Dallas market and syndicated apartment buildings all while living in California.Through persistence and determination, Rebecca and her husband were able to make it happen. Her willingness to fly out every weekend to learn and personally meet people helped her to scale fast and grow their business. She also learned the value and advantage of hiring a VA and asset manager to help her become more efficient and get the job done. Listen now to learn more!

    WS1129: Cash-Flow Investing Strategies for Different Niches with M.C. Laubscher

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 31:40

    Today, our guest is M.C. Laubscher. He is the creator and host of the top-rated business and investing podcast on iTunes, Cashflow Ninja, and also the President & Chief Wealth & Investment Strategist of Producers Wealth. For our #TechandTacticsTuesday episode, he'll talk about cash flow investing strategies on three specific niches that people don't talk about often.You should consider adding these three niches that M.C. is going to elaborate on because they are recession-proof and provide balance in your portfolio. These three are just some of the cash flow niches that M.C. discusses in his book, The 21 Best Cashflow Niches. Listen now to learn more!

    WS1128: The 80/20 Business Strategy with Randy Lawrence

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 33:28

    Randy Lawrence is known as a veteran real estate investor with decades of experience with single- and multi-family properties as well as a transformational community leader and church founder. In this episode, he'll talk about the 80/20 business strategy that he's using to set his priorities straight and create a balance between his family, church, and business life.Randy explains that 20% of your clients produce 80% of the revenue or results. There is, therefore, a need to identify which falls into the 20% that you should focus on and the 80% that are not so critical but you still need to get done. Listen now to learn more about it!

    WS1127: Cementing Your Wealth Through Diversification | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 16:58

    There's an idiomatic expression that goes, “don't put all your eggs in one basket.” And, successful investors will definitely agree to that. In this Highlights episode, we look back at our conversations with successful real estate investors Jeremy Roll and Alina Trigub where they emphasize the importance of diversifying your investments to cement your wealth!Jeremy gives details about his highly risk-averse investment style. That's why he has chosen to invest in a hyperdiverse way. Meantime, Alina shares how diversifying your investments into real estate syndication will result in risk mitigation. For some incredible investing insights, join us today!

    WS1126: Weekly Investor Update: November 14-20, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 11:27

    NAR: Housing Market to Normalize in 2022Home sales will outperform pre-pandemic values in 2022, citing more inventory in the coming months due to the conclusion of the mortgage forbearance program, according to the NAR.Homebuilder Confidence IncreasesThe NAHB Monthly Confidence Index rose three points to 83 in November, which is the highest level for the index since May and the third consecutive month increase even amid supply chain challenges.New Home Constructions Highest in the SouthA total of 1.55 million housing starts in September 2021 are in Georgia and Florida, where construction starts are booming. Ten of the top 15 fastest-growing cities are Southern due to their population growth, fewer zoning restrictions, and more land available according to the U.S. Census Bureau.Higher Mortgage Rates Boost Buyer FOMOMortgage rates were down slightly in early November, and the share of homes sold in one week rose to 33%, according to Redfin. The fear of missing out (FOMO) is more relevant today for homebuyers who didn't get a home last year when mortgage payments skyrocketed by 15%.Home Prices Climb across US MetrosThe median sales price of single-family existing homes rose 16% in 3Q, an increase of $50,300, according to the NAR. All four major regions of the U.S. posted double-digit YoY gains.Single-family Home Rent RiseRent growth is already in the double digits according to CoreLogic. It rose to 10.2% YoY from last year's 2.6%. Rent Payments Added to Underwriting ProcessThe Chief Executive Officer of Fannie Mae announced that the inclusion of rent payments is meant to expand financing opportunities for people with limited credit histories and help renters who otherwise thought they'd never be able to achieve homeownership.America's Never-ending Housing Boom WinnersHome Depot, Lowe's, Williams-Sonoma, and Walmart all reported strong sales results in the third quarter as a result of rising consumer spending despite COVID-19 challenges, inflation, and global supply chain shocks that have impacted major shipping delays.

    WS1125: Investing in Real Estate While Being A Full-time Professional with Derek Clifford

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 26:18

    It is possible to have the best of both worlds of a W2 job and real estate. In this episode, we pick the brain of real estate entrepreneur, author, and podcast host Derek Clifford as he shares great tips on how you can juggle your full-time job and real estate investing. Derek is the CEO of the real estate firm Elevate Equity. Today's show is also hosted by seasoned real estate broker and podcast host David Robinson.Derek shares three important things to have if you hope to invest in real estate while still working full-time. First on his list is you have to have the right intentions and consistency. Second, you have to have a mentor. And third, you have to have focus. He also emphasizes the need for your spouse to be on board your real estate journey. Click the play button now and find out how you can start your business up and running while working full-time!

    WS1124: From Multifamily to Industrial Real Estate Investing with Monick Halm

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 22:04

    In real estate investments, one way to reduce risks and maximize long-term returns is to build a diversified portfolio. One strategy is to invest in different asset types with options such as single-family homes, multifamily properties, large apartment complexes, and commercial assets including retail and office space, self-storage, and industrial real estate investing. In recent years, the rise of e-commerce boosted demand for industrial properties and the overall outlook for this sector has been vastly promising.In this episode, Monick Halm talks about her company's shift from multifamily assets to industrial investing. Find out what motivated their decision to diversify investment and focus on industrial properties. Learn what a sale-leaseback is and why it could become profitable. Would industrial be one of the best performing sectors over the next year? Click play and hear what Monick has to say.

    WS1123: Race to a Multimillion-Dollar Investment with Farrah Ali

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 24:15

    Farrah Ali is a single mom who was looking for means to provide for her two sons. Her income working for an insurance company was not enough for all their needs so she did research on how to make more money. Interestingly, everything she saw online has something to do with real estate. She decided to try it out even though she knew she didn't have $100,000 for a downpayment. Then, she learned you don't really need to have much money at all to invest in real estate!Her journey is nothing but short of inspirational from battling an uncertain future to becoming a real estate investor. In this episode, we are going to hear about how she went from scratch to a multimillion-dollar portfolio. Farrah is also the co-founder of We Win LLC where she uses her knowledge and experience to help other women live their own success stories. Listen now!

    WS1122: How to Invest in Real Estate Through Cloud Castles with Bryan Marks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 19:23

    Bryan Marks is the CEO of Cloud Castles. It is a software or service company that acts as a real estate company. They have a unique business model and a mobile app that allows you to buy fractional or snackable shares or short-term rentals like Airbnb so you could own a little piece of that real estate. It entitles you to a portion of the Airbnb profit, tax benefits, gain appreciation in the home, and discounts.  Their mission is to lower the barrier of entry to real estate. They believe that real estate is the way to earn passive income and property ownership is the key to the American Dream! In this #TechandTacticsTuesday episode, Bryan explains how this business model works - how much you need to invest and how much you could earn in a certain period.  Listen now to learn more about it!

    WS1121: Increasing Rental Income with Nico Ortega

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 33:52

    Short-term rentals can be a good additional source of income for multifamily operators. This business model is promising especially that people are starting to travel again. In this episode, Nico Ortega of Nouvo shares how you can incorporate subscription-based living into your multifamily properties.Nico talks about the current trends in travel and nomad living. He says people are now looking for larger spaces than the regular hotel room. He adds because of the global health crisis, people want more space. He also gives tips on how you can turn some units of your multifamily property into short-term rentals with a subscription-based living business model. Listen now and learn more about this possible additional source of revenue!

    WS1120: Networking Tips For Finding Investors

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 16:27

    Networking is a crucial part of your real estate business. To succeed in this industry, one needs to have a solid base of a network to be able to find sponsors and investors. In this Highlights episode, we feature once again our conversations with John Rubino and John Cohen.John Rubino is the Chief Operating Officer, Founder, and Managing Partner of JID Investments LLC. He reveals some great ways of building and sustaining solid business relationships with sponsors, investors, and contractors. Meantime, John Cohen is the President of the JC Property Group, Inc. He shares some great tips that will help inexperienced syndicators kickstart their own businesses. Enjoy the show and start growing your network today!

    WS1119: Weekly Investor Update: November 7-13, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 7:59

    Mortgage delinquency rates hit lowest levelThe overall mortgage delinquency rate for loans past due by at least 30 days fell to 4% -- the lowest level since the onset of the pandemic. According to CoreLogic, all states posted annual decreases in their overall delinquency rates led by Idaho with a labor market that has recovered all of the jobs lost in March.Profit margins on home and condo sales highest in a decadeThe typical home sale across the country during the 3Q 2021 posted a record-breaking 47.6% profit margin on median-priced single-family home and condo sales across the United States -- the highest since the Great Recession, according to ATTOM U.S. Home Sales Report.Investors vs. first-time buyersRealtor.com noted that investors made up 5.5% of all home purchases in the first 7 months of 2021, with the highest share of purchased homes in Memphis, Birmingham, St. Louis, Charlotte, and Jacksonville. These investors are ready to pay in cash compared to first-time buyers who depend on a mortgage, which puts them at a disadvantage when competing for affordable homes.Housing market may see a boost as travel bans endThere's an expected resurgence of home buying from foreigners as travel bans will soon be lifted in about 33 countries for vaccinated visitors. Buyers from Europe, China, Brazil, and India will be reviving the property markets in New York, Miami, Los Angeles for the first time in 20 months.US cities with the highest homebuyer down paymentsThe Villages, FL tops the list of metros with the highest average down payment at 27.1% and a median home list price of $366,950. Other cities that made the list include Santa Cruz, CA; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Prescott, AZ; and Kahului, HI.

    WS1118: Key Strategies for Capital Raising with Melanie McDaniel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 28:26

    One major part of multifamily syndication is capital raising. In this episode, we talk about effective strategies on how to raise capital for your real estate business with Melanie McDaniel of Freestyle Capital Group. Today's show is also hosted by seasoned real estate broker and podcast host David Robinson.Melanie shares that success in capital raising and real estate, in general, does not happen overnight. She says one needs to be consistent and persistent to be able to succeed in the industry. She also highlights how focusing on capital raising enables her to scale. Her tip for those who are new to real estate: do it full-time. Enjoy the show!

    WS1117: Hotel vs. Multifamily Investing with Mike Stohler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 29:38

    The hotel industry is starting to rebound from the effects of the pandemic. In this episode, Mike Stohler of Gateway Private Equity Group talks about the pros and cons of investing in hotels. Mike also shares the differences between hotel and multifamily investing.Mike starts off by discussing the four differences between a hotel and a multifamily. These are flexibility on rent every day with hotels, renters change every day, the hotel is both real estate and a business, and easier turnover. He then talks about being patient, the advantages of having virtual assistants, and why it is important to go out there and be involved in charities. Click the play button now!

    WS1116: Invest in Rental Properties to Live Your Dream Life with Dustin Heiner

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 31:17


    Our guest, Dustin Heiner, is a real estate rental property investor. He had a job, got laid off unexpectedly, but then he made a decision where he's going to do something about it and knew that he needed to become an investor. He saw the math and realized he just have to buy property after property to be able to provide for his family and live his dream life.Dustin will also teach us how to build the business first before buying the property. He gives the example of a convenience store where you need to prepare your inventory and everything else that you would need to run the store before leasing the building. For him it's the same thing with real estate. Listen now to find out more about it!


    WS1115: Data-Driven Real Estate Investing with Stefan Tsvetkov | #TechandTacticsTuesday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 27:01

    Stefan Tsvetkov is a financial engineer turned multifamily investor. He focuses on data-driven investing. He is the founder of Envvy Analytics and has developed a proprietary enhanced valuation metric that has been calibrated to gauge overvalued real estate markets. Stefan goes into detail on how to assess the market that will help you find the right deals or guide you in scouting for opportunities for investing in real estate. This #TechandTacticsTuesday episode is a great way to get exposed to such techniques and information that will enhance your investing strategies.  

    WS1114: Why We Built Six Real Estate Companies with Flip and Dani Lynn Robison

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 29:58

    Building and managing a business already requires a lot of hard work. But, can you imagine building and managing six companies? Well, that's the story of our guests today, Flip and Dani Lynn Robison of Freedom Real Estate Group.Flip and Dani share how they started in real estate in 2008 and then built six companies along the way. These companies include turnkey investing, construction, property management, brokerage firm, acquisitions, and syndication. Flip and Dani share how they manage all six and why it is important to surround yourself with the right people. Enjoy this very interesting show!

    WS1113: The Best Legal Structure for Syndication | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 15:11


    What is the best business structure for a real estate syndication? In this Highlights episode, we look back at our conversations with Amy Wan of Bootstrap Legal and Scott Smith of Royal Legal Solutions where they share their thoughts about the best structure for your syndication business.Amy shares the pros and cons of a GP/LP structure with an LLC. She also dispels some common misconceptions. Meanwhile, Scott talks about having a series LLC and the advantages of this particular structure. He also elaborates why there's a need to separate your assets from liabilities. Tune in now to this informative show!


    WS1112: How To Build A Successful Syndication Business | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 21:03

    In starting syndication, there are many things that one needs to know to be able to build a successful business. In this Highlights episode, we look back at our conversations with Devin Elder and Lane Kawaoka. They share valuable tips on how you can kick start your syndication business!Devin recommends a course of action for inexperienced syndicators who wish to learn the ropes of the business. He also shares how you can find and build a fruitful relationship with an experienced mentor. Meanwhile, Lane gives us a “peek” into his methodology which has held him in good stead over the years. Listen now to this information-packed show!

    WS1111: Essential Metrics For Active Investors with Paul Shannon

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 26:34

    Are you transitioning from being a passive investor to being an active one? Are you an LP who wants to jump into a GP role? Or are you new to real estate investing? Then today's episode with Paul Shannon of Red Hawk Investing will surely add so much value to you! Today's show is also hosted by seasoned real estate broker and podcast host David Robinson.Paul starts by sharing how he started his real estate journey. Paul tried investing in traditional investments like stocks first before he realized that alternative investments like real estate will help him achieve his goals more. And just like most people, Paul's goals are to retire early and have time freedom. Today, Paul shares details of his current deal and he also gives valuable metrics that are helpful for active investors. Enjoy the show!

    WS1110: Tax-Efficient Living While Investing For Cash Flow with Dave Zook

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 35:34

    One way you can save money in your business is by being tax efficient. So, what are ways that you can do to have a tax-efficient living while investing for cash flow? Today, successful business owner, syndicator, and investment and tax strategist Dave Zook shares great tips on how we can do just that!Dave talks about his self-storage, ATM funds, and energy funds investments. He discusses ways on how he makes sure to be tax-efficient on all these asset classes. One tip he shares is never make an investment solely based on tax deductions. He also emphasizes the need for you to diversify your funds. Ultimately, Dave reminds everyone to serve others and at the same time take care of their health because you don't have to sacrifice it for wealth. This is a very fruitful discussion so click the play button now!

    WS1109: Handling Property Tax for Multifamily Owners with William Ryan

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 17:19

    When you're running a multifamily business, most of the time you worry about getting tenants in the door. You worry about maintenance and everything else that goes into running a property successfully. And property tax, although it's one of the biggest expenses, oftentimes ends up on the back burner because people are worried about income tax or sales tax, or the next tenant moving out. That's where guys like our guest, William Ryan, come in. They focus on the valuation issues of your property. William Ryan is the founder and president of Wayfinder Tax Relief, LLC. They work on getting the best valuation of the property that would impact the owner's tax bill. They have worked to reduce values for, sometimes, over 60% thus, reducing a great amount on the client's property tax bill. By working with them, multifamily property owners enjoy peace of mind while spending time with their families because they know that William and his team got their property taxes covered.

    WS1108: How I Raised $1.4 Million in 48 Hours on My First Deal with David Robinson | #TechandTacticsTuesday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 31:58

    Our guest, David Robinson, had been in the residential space, managing sales teams and national franchise brokerage for many years. But then, after his dad went through some serious health issues, he realized he hasn't learned and done enough to invest and have a serious level of cash flow for himself and his family. That's when he decided to shift from being a broker to an investor. After some time, he then transitioned from investing to syndication.In this #TechandTacticsTuesday episode, David shares how his background in real estate, his skill sets, and network that he spent literally years developing, helped him to pursue the path of syndication. We are going to hear how those years of hard work paid off after he raised $1.4 million on his first deal even without prior experience as a syndicator. Listen now to hear that story in his journey to success! 

    WS1107: My Unique Strategy In Purchasing Over 300 Properties with Stewart Beal

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 35:14

    As entrepreneurs, it is important to lay down strategies that work for you to be able to grow your business. In this episode, we speak with Stewart Beal of Stewart Properties and he tells us his unique strategy that led him to purchase over 300 real estate properties.Stewart shares that his expertise is buying properties from old men or their families when that man can no longer manage the property. He also shares how you can build relationships and at the same time, build loyalty. He emphasizes that being patient and being willing to listen can help you in life and your business. He also talks about hiring people and having a certainty of execution to stand out. Click the play button now and learn about this unique strategy!

    WS1106: Leveraging the Power of Social Media To Grow Your Business | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 16:44

    There is one powerful tool that can help you grow your business if you know how to use it properly -- social media. In today's Highlights episode, we feature our conversations once again with Ellie Perlman of Blue Lake Capital and Christina Daves of PR for Anyone.Ellie gives valuable tips on how you can position yourself as a thought-leader in your field using social media. She also emphasizes the need to make sure your message is clear if you want to reach your target audience. Christina, meanwhile, talks about the best social media platform for real estate investors. She also encourages real estate entrepreneurs to engage in their social media pages because this will drive growth in your page and your business. Enjoy the show!

    WS1105: The Role of A Mentor in Your Syndication Journey

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 23:04

    If you are new to real estate investing, having a mentor can be a great help so that you will learn the ropes of the industry. But, how do you find the right mentor for you? How do you build a good mentor-mentee relationship? In this Highlights episode, we look back at our conversations with Jason Mittman of Mittman Real Estate and Matthew Baltzell of Boardwalk Wealth. Jason shares how he was lucky enough to find a wise and experienced mentor at the age of 18. He also emphasizes that hard work, integrity, and a willingness to learn are foundational to a successful mentor relationship. While Matthew shares the importance of mentors, no matter what industry you are in. He has developed five steps for landing a real estate mentor that could easily be translated into any other field. Enjoy the show!

    WS1104: The Benefits of Investing in Fourplex With Steve Olson

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 28:38


    If you look at real estate investing, there are many asset classes that you can choose from. Today, we speak to Steve Olson of Fourplex Investment Group and he tells us about a unique business model that focuses on fourplexes.Steve explains the business model they have and why they are so focused on the fourplex-style communities. He also talks about the benefit of niching down and focussing on this particular type of multifamily. Moreover, Steve shares his thoughts about construction, relationship, and transparency. Click the play button now and find out new ideas that you might hear for the first time here!


    WS1103: Understanding Real Estate Passive Investing with Anthony Vicino

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 28:20

    If you are a first-time real estate investor, there is a tendency that you will get overwhelmed with all the aspects of investing in this industry. The same goes with first-time operators who want to attract new investors, there's a tendency that you get too excited and overwhelm your prospective investors. So, how do you deal with this? We've got you covered in this episode.Best-selling author, real estate investor, and serial entrepreneur Anthony Vicino joins us today. He tells us ways to understand passive investing in real estate in the most simple way. He shares the three most important aspects to understand the business are the operator, followed by the deal, and the market. Listen now and learn the simple ways of understanding and explaining what passive investing is.

    WS1102: Real Estate Financing Options with Terry Painter

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 24:22

    Before the COVID-19 pandemic started, loans were made almost solely related to the quality of the property – its income and location. Today, lenders look at the quality of the experience, net worth in liquidity, and financial strength of the team that's putting together the syndication. Even banks started raising their debt service coverage ratios. They have also stopped doing cash-out refinances. In this episode, Terry Painter, who is the author of the Encyclopedia of Commercial Real Estate Advice, and the founder of Apartment Loan Store Mortgage banking firm gives his perspective about where we're at from lender underwriting standards. Does he see something like the 2008 recession happening again? What is the biggest problem in lending that they've encountered this season? Listen now!

    WS1101: How to Start Investing in Family Offices with Spencer Gray | #TechandTacticsTuesday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 21:29

    There are multifamily offices that function like institutions – billions of dollars and large staff members. There are also single-family offices that have one family investor and staff. But it's all about forming a relationship and trust between the investor and the operator.Just the term “family office” can already be intimidating. So, for our #TechandTacticsTuesday episode, Spencer Gray shares with us how he got started and how to approach and communicate with these sophisticated groups.

    WS1100: Adding Value to Your Investors with Spencer Gray

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 19:12

    Adding value to your investors goes a long way. It's a big component to building your brand and expanding capital. It's also a great strategy that is often overlooked. Today our guest, Spencer Gray, talks about what they do at Gray Capital LLC to add value to their investors.Spencer built their own online platform in their website where they provide their potential investors with more specific information that they need or are looking for. There are tons of videos and websites that talk about real estate but people often need information about the current market that will help them in building their strategy. That's just one of the value-adds that Spencer and his team provide. Listen now to know more about how they “invest” in their investors and how that has helped them scale and expand their business.

    WS1099: Success Stories: Overcoming Adversity with Real Estate | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 19:50

    Whether we like it or not, adversity is part of life. We will be facing many challenges and of course, we will be having successes. In this Highlights episode, we look back at our meaningful and inspiring conversations with Bryan Chavis and  Nick Prefontaine.Bryan is a cancer survivor who found success in training and educating people in real estate syndication. He creates a certification program as he emphasizes the need for syndicators to master their craft. Meanwhile, Nick shares how he survived a near-death experience. He also talks about the lessons he learned which helped him to push forward and be successful in real estate. Tune in now and be inspired!

    WS1098: Investing in Recession-Resistant Asset Classes | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 21:29


    Recession is a part of the business cycle. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit last year, many industries faced a downturn. But, in real estate, several asset classes survived the hit, and among them are mobile home parks and self-storage.In this Highlights episode, we look back at our conversations with Hunter Thompson of Cash Flow Connections and Paul Moore of Wellins Capital. Hunter reveals he invests in recession-resistant properties with low risk and high returns. Paul, meanwhile, details how he expanded his multifamily vision to self-storage and mobile home parks. Enjoy the show!


    WS1097: The Keys to Lead Generation with Nick Keys

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 34:28

    In the real estate business, knowing how and where to find deals is a great advantage. Today, our guest Nick Keys of The Dickman Company, Inc. lays out some things about how you can start generating your own leads and find off-market deals.Nick shares a step-by-step approach on how to find off-market opportunities: identify the kind of deals that you are looking for, broadcast it, and start cold-calling. He also talks about how you can build relationships and find projects, and even the number of calls that maybe you should be making, and how to find the right people to call. Enjoy the show!

    WS1096: Why You Need to Create an 'Anti-Financial Plan' with Chris Miles

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 33:03


    Most financial advisors will tell you to invest your money the conventional way. But, in this episode, our guest Chris Miles tells us why it is wiser to invest your money in alternative options like real estate. Chris was a former financial advisor and now calls himself an anti-financial advisor.Chris details on the show why you need to start creating an “anti-financial plan” if you want to start earning money in double-digit returns. He details how you can have your money working for you and eventually achieve financial independence. He also encourages people to see the big picture, find hidden resources, and figure out the best way to get the highest return from those resources. Click the play button now and start planning your way to financial freedom!


    WS1095: Looking to the Future: Real Estate and Blockchain Technology with Sohail Hassan

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 37:59

    One of the reasons why we like real estate is because it doesn't change all that much. It's somewhat predictable. If you have invested in real estate you would see that throughout the history of America, real estate was probably the single best wealth generation tool that consistently delivered better returns in the broader markets.However, advances in technology have created new market spaces. We have heard about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and several other types of digital assets. Our guest, Sohail Hassan, focuses on blockchain technology. It is basically the new rails of the financial system which entails a network of smart contracts to connect issuance to those networks that essentially allow for 24/7 trading. It's a series of information that is graphically secured and acts as a distributed ledger that is immutable. Listen now to learn more about it!

    WS1094: My Experience in Commercial Real Estate: From Broker to Syndicator with Judd Dunning

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 35:55

    Judd Dunning is a third-generation real estate professional. He sold insurance when he was in college and got scouted off the street to act as a model and then ended up in a soap opera that brought him to Los Angeles. This is where his experience in commercial real estate started. He became an investment institutional adviser throughout the United States and after some time he became the managing director of capital markets for Newmark's West LA office. A few years later, he opened DWG Capital Partners and has done about a billion dollars of real estate. Because of his excellent service to his clients, a lot of great opportunities opened up for him. Then he came to a point where he wanted to create wealth not just for the institutions but for his family and friends as well, so he left the brokerage business and became a syndicator. Now, he has also added a virtual store fund called Posidon to his portfolio which he shares with his investors as an alternative source of income.

    WS1093: A Broker's Guide on How To Stand Out and Win Deals with Reid Bennett

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 26:55

    If there's one piece of advice that we often hear about how to find the best deals, it is building a good relationship with your broker. Today, we look at the perspective of real estate broker Reid Bennett. Reid is a licensed managing broker who focuses primarily on the sale of apartment communities across the Midwest.In this episode, Reid tells us how to stand out and win deals in the industry. He emphasizes the need to put in backup offers as well as making as many offers in your market. He also talks about the importance of lending, broker, and recent seller references in securing yourself a good deal. Listen now and gain knowledge on how you can win deals!

    WS1092: 25-Year-Old Entrepreneurs Who Are Running Successful Real Estate Businesses | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 18:57

    Real estate offers an opportunity to anyone at any age, may you be a fresh graduate, mid-career professional, a seasoned businessman, or a retiree, it's never too early or too late to thrive in the industry. In this Highlights episode, we feature our conversations again with Joel Florek of JF Holdings LLC and Michael Wayne of Detroit Riverside Capital. The two entrepreneurs started their real estate journey at a very young age and even ran their business successfully at 25 years old.Joel emphasizes the importance of building up his own portfolio and track record, as well as creating a plan and executing it. While Michael talks about how crucial having the right team member is to make things happen. Tune in for some great insights!

    WS1091: Discovering Opportunities in Value-Add Properties | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 23:35


    There are a lot of opportunities waiting to be discovered especially if you know how to have value-add properties. In this Highlights episode, we look back at our conversations with Chris Grenzig of Toro Real Estate Partners and Paul Moore of Wellings Capital. They talk about how to discover opportunities in value-add properties!Chris reveals how a focused investing approach can help you syndicate value-add deals that can generate handsome ROI's with minimal risk for you and your investors. While Paul shares some great tips for syndicators who are finding it difficult to discover value-add opportunities in this liquidity-fueled market. Tune in as we share some investing gems you need to know right now!


    WS1090: Conventional vs. Alternative Investments with Chris Odegard

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 22:14

    If you are still thinking about whether to jump into real estate investing or not, then this show will help you understand why you should make that shift right now! Today, our guest is Chris Odegard of theprolificinvestor.net, and he talks about conventional versus alternative investments.Chris shares his investments were 100% conventional back then, and now it is 95% alternative. He talks about how you can use your 401K by using the in-service transfer to invest in alternative investments like real estate and notes. He also elaborates on the pros and cons of conventional and alternative investments. Tune in and start thinking out of that box!

    WS1089: Forging an Investor Mindset with Vikram Raya

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 33:04

    Many people choose to pivot their careers and try real estate syndication as a way to achieve financial and time freedom. Today our guest Vikram Raya of Viking Capital Investments shares the mindset shift he had from being a physician to getting into the real estate business. Vikram details how you can forge an investor mindset to help you achieve your goal.Vikram goes into great detail about the five kinds of freedom he wanted to achieve. These are time, vacation, location, vitality, and freedom from stress. He talks about meaningful capitalism and how you can build a legacy and impact other people's lives. He also goes into many different things that are helpful for you to grow your business and how he's helping so many others to do the same. Join us today!

    WS1088: What Investors Should Know About Insurance Policies with Galen Hair

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 27:54

    We've all heard a lot of horror stories about insurance claims. Maybe you've experienced one yourself. But it doesn't have to go that way! Our guest, Galen Hair, a property-casualty insurance attorney, and owner of Insurance Claim HQ, talks about how to make sure you have the right insurance policy for your property and other important stuff! One of the problems for apartment building owners is exclusions in their policies that are very particular to their geography. Galen gives some types of policies and explains which would be better for a specific investment. And although there's no magic organization that certifies which insurance agents are reliable or the best, Galen gives us some tips on how to find the right one.

    WS1087: How to Expand Your Portfolio Through Digital Marketing with Brian Driscoll | #TechandTacticsTuesday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 23:44

    People nowadays are almost constantly online. That's why if you have a business and you want to market and expand your brand, digital marketing is the way to go. So, for our #TechandTacticsTuesday episode, we invited Bryan Driscoll. He has a decade of experience doing SEO for both large and small companies and he's going to share some tips on how to maximize certain online strategies like SEO or PPC and Facebook to promote your brand and generate leads.One thing to remember is that the effectiveness and efficiency of these tools vary depending on the kind of business that you're promoting. Bryan elaborates on each of these tools and suggests which, for him, is best for building or expanding your real estate portfolio. He also goes into detail on how to create content that will lead people to your website or blogs and mentions some do's and don'ts that you need to know as you're getting started to run your ads online.

    WS1086: How A Rockstar VA Can Be Crucial to Capital Raising with Charlie Wessel

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 22:50

    Part of running a syndication business is accomplishing many administrative tasks. And, one way that many entrepreneurs are addressing this is by hiring a virtual assistant or VA who can help them remotely. Today, our guest Charlie Wessel of Cordell Capital details how a rock start VA can help you with capital raising.Charlie says you can automate all the emails you want to, but you got to get personal with your investor. With this, he is using his VAs to send out emails and reach out to potential investors. He also discusses how he prepares for a downturn by sticking to conservative underwriting. Listen now and find out how to find the right VA to help you in your business!

    WS1085: Earning Passive Income Through Syndication | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 20:44

    One of the reasons why people are getting into real estate syndication is the opportunity to earn passive income. In this Highlights episode, we feature once again our conversations with Jens Nielsen of Open Doors Investing and Chad Hudson of Savoy Companies. They give nuggets on how you can start making passive income through syndication.Jens shares how he built some passive income away from his employer's weekly paycheck by doing business on the side with syndication. He sheds light on how CRMs conveniently allowed him to do syndication while juggling two jobs. Meanwhile, Chad unravels the first step to take when jumping into real estate investing. He also talks about the benefits of having a construction and renovation business, the hardest part of the syndication process. Click the play button now and let us help you to start earning passively!

    WS1084: The Nuts and Bolts of Real Estate Development | #Highlights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 21:10

    Real estate development is a crucial process in the industry that creates value for the property. That's why as an investor or syndicator, there is a need to have at least an idea of the processes of development. In today's Highlight's episode, we look back at our conversations with Edward Orasi, the market director at Keller Williams in Las Vegas, and Scott Choppin, founder of The Urban Pacific Group of Companies.Edward stresses the importance of surrounding yourself with the right, well-connected and knowledgeable team. He also said that it is necessary to do thorough due diligence before proceeding with the development to ensure its efficiency both with time and money. Meanwhile, Scott shares the criteria a property should meet before they would consider getting involved. He also discusses how developers can best prepare for the downturn. Learn more about the world of development by joining us!

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