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Hopportunity

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Real Estate experts on investing, flipping, house hacking, hard money and tactics on how to make your money work for you.
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2021 Episode 10. Local State of the Region by Dr. Jay Walker
It all started FOUR years ago with a man, a plan, and a beer. A lot has changed since that first meeting at Commonwealth Brewery. AND we get to celebrate in person this year with that man, that plan, and PLENTY of beer! Join to hear from Jay Walker, Ph.D. He's an Assistant Professor of Economics and Old Dominion University and he helps put together the State of the Region Report every year. He spoke to us last October and it was definitely one of our best meetings! We're so excited he agreed to come back and we can't wait to talk to him about our unique area. If you have any questions for Jay ahead of time, write them here so you don't forget! We can't believe it's been four years already. Thank you all so much. We could not have continued this without you. We really appreciate everyone that comes to the meetings (or watches them online now) and we're looking forward to the time when we can all get together again to drink a beer and talk real estate! May your castle be secure and your cup overflowing.
01:20:01
November 02, 2021
2021 Episode 9. House Hacking and Rehab Loans
We are so excited to announce that our meeting this month will be on the topic of.....House Hacking with Rehab Loans! Led by Alex Winfield and Robert A Hill! Alex Winfield is a real estate agent, investor, speaker, and entrepreneur. Within the past 6 years, Alex has personally completed 2 and been associated with over 30 “House Hacks” and "House Hops” transactions. His knowledge of the local market, passion for REI, and experience with so many House Hacks has enabled him to coach his clients to successfully utilize this strategy. Robert Hill has been a mortgage banker for almost 7 years. One of his specialties is in the area VA Loan, VArehab Loans, FHA203K, and Conv rehabs. He enjoys working through the process with his clients and loves watching the average person be able to utilize them to become investors. If you haven't already, join our private Facebook Group here and send us some questions for Alex and Robert about House Hacking ahead of time. You'll be able to watch the talk and ask questions live on our Public Facebook page. Like us now so you don't miss it! May your castle be secure and your cup overflowing.
57:35
October 01, 2021
2021 Episode 8: LLC formation and operation.
Come listen to everything you would want to know about starting and managing an LLC. Our panel made up of 2 local attorneys and a CPA are ready to blow your mind with the does and don't. Join Alex Winfield, Shawn Bowman, John Napier, Andrea MacDonald, and Steven Green as they answer your questions live. 
01:31:42
September 07, 2021
2021 Episode 7: Multi-Family with Jonathan New
Let's talk Multi-Family REI deals! Listen to our guest speaker Jonathan New discuss his experiences with Multi-Family real estate investing!
56:21
August 03, 2021
2021 Episode 6 AirBnB and Beer.
Let's talk REI: specifically, let's talk AirBnB. Come drink some cold brew with us and listen to our guest speakers, Matthew Fischer and Carrie Copenhaver, local 757 AirBnB experts.
01:11:15
July 06, 2021
2021 Episode 5. It's Hard Money Time!
It's Hard Money Time! (like Hammer Time but way better) Join us to hear from one of the biggest Hard Money lenders in the area! Everyone in this business needs a loan for something. Whether you're working on a BRRR or a straight Rehab, money is important. You want someone who can not only lend you money easily and fairly, but also someone that knows the business. There's nothing worse than someone knowing the deal will fail but lending you the money anyway. All of our lenders will tell you when a deal doesn't work and help you understand the process better so you can become a more experienced, knowledgeable investor.
57:21
June 18, 2021
2021 Episode 4. Networking at it's finest!
We're back for another six pack! With the vaccinations flowing, it's time to get the beer flowing again too! So who's ready for our first in-person event in 12 months?!? We sure are! Join us on April 27th at Smartmouth Pilot House in Virginia Beach for some good beer, great knowledge, and the best company! We're easing back in with a talk on the different kind of investing strategies and a little speed networking. But fear not! If you can't (or don't want to) come in-person, we'll also continue our live show for the first part of the evening with all the real estate knowledge. We are all so excited to be HOPPING back into our events (see what we did there?). And we can't wait to see all your beautiful (masked) faces again!
46:34
May 04, 2021
2021 Episode. April. How To's to wholesaling.
It's that time of year again! That's right, it's wholesaling time! Join us to hear from Hopportunity's own Shawn Bowen. He'll tell you all about the ins and outs, the basic how-to's, and answer questions about buyers. We've changed so much about our business in the last year, but the core is still there. Come and learn about wholesaling and how to treat it like a business and create the freedom you're looking for. May your castle be secure and your cup overflowing.
01:14:22
April 15, 2021
2021 Episode 2. February. Getting creative!
Rain, rain go away! February has been an EXTREMELY rainy month. So since it's gross outside, why not stay inside, drink a beer, and learn about real estate!  See how Investor and Entrepreneur Nick Leboeuf and wife Kara were able to leverage their first single-family home, into 10 more doors in just a few years. Listen in on how Nick was able to utilize House Hacking, Heloc loans, creativity, and a lot of sweat equity to build his portfolio. From Norfolk cop to Entrepreneur, Nicks's story shows how the average Joe can leverage real estate to help build a lifestyle you desire! May your castle be secure and your cup overflowing.
01:13:47
March 08, 2021
2021 Episode 1! Hello 2021 Lets talk Commercial Real Estate
Although 2021 seems to be a continuation of 2020 with the pandemic, politics, and society, real estate is still hot! So let's start this year off with good beer and commercial real estate. Alex and Shawn will be speaking with Scott Gassner. Scott is everything commercial! He owns strip malls, Multi-family apartments, and even some residential rental properties. He has adapted to the times and has had great success bundling his portfolio into a portfolio loan in order to capitalize on the low-interest rates and utilize his equity to continue building his portfolio. Don’t miss out on Scott’s Story and what he plans to do next.
01:14:18
February 01, 2021
Beers and Cheers to 2021!!!
Goodbye, 2020! I think we can all agree this year has been...something else. But what better way to start wrapping it up than with beer and real estate?!? We will be back on your screen on Tuesday, November 24th at 8pm for one final time this year. Alex, Shawn, and Cam will be there to answer YOUR questions, to tell you about their plans for retail sales and wholesaling going into 2021, to discuss Joint Ventures and how you can work with them, or others, next year. We may even bring a few of you online to ask your own questions or give your own feedback about the current real estate market! This is an amazing Hopportunity (see what I did there?) for new and experienced investors to discuss the market and what comes next. Also, it's a GREAT time for a beer. Looking forward to seeing you all for our last meeting of 2020, may 2021 be better for all of us. Beers and Cheers to 2021!
01:12:28
December 02, 2020
Episode 8. October 2020 State of the Market Address
Our guest speaker Jay Walker, Ph.D. He's an Assistant Professor of Economics and Old Dominion University and he helps put together the State of the Region Report every year. He spoke to us last October and it was definitely one of our best meetings! We're so excited he agreed to come back and we can't wait to talk to him about our unique area. If you have any questions for Jay ahead of time, write them here so you don't forget!  We can't believe it's been three years already. Thank you all so much. We could not have continued this without you. We really appreciate everyone that comes to the meetings (or watches them now online) and we're looking forward to the time when we can all get together again to drink a beer and talk real estate!
01:36:48
November 20, 2020
Episode 7: Sneak Peek for Our October Hopp meeting
It all started THREE years ago with a man, a plan, and a beer. Well, a lot has changed since that first meeting at Commonwealth Brewery. This birthday celebration won't look quite like it did the past couple of years, but we still have that man, that plan, and PLENTY of beer!  Join us on Tuesday, October 27th at 8 pm (virtually - we're on Facebook and Youtube) to hear from Jay Walker, Ph.D. He's an Assistant Professor of Economics and Old Dominion University and he helps put together the State of the Region Report every year. He spoke to us last October and it was definitely one of our best meetings! We're so excited he agreed to come back and we can't wait to talk to him about our unique area. If you have any questions for Jay ahead of time, write them here so you don't forget!  We can't believe it's been three years already. Thank you all so much. We could not have continued this without you. We really appreciate everyone that comes to the meetings (or watches them now online) and we're looking forward to the time when we can all get together again to drink a beer and talk real estate!
15:53
October 06, 2020
Episode 6. August 2020 Meeting. Building Your Portfolio with Phil Capron!
Join us and see how Phil Capron has aggressively built his portfolio to over 300 units in just a few years. As a former US Navy Special Warfare Combatant Craft Crewman (SWCC) turned real estate agent, flipper, and investor, Phil has a very unique ground-level perspective on real estate investing works. We will be discussing the local and regional multifamily world with someone who is investing successfully in it first hand. Be sure to check out his book: Your VA Loan: And How It Can Make You a Millionaire https://www.amazon.com/Your-VA-Loan-make-millionaire/dp/1707402981
01:25:27
September 02, 2020
Episode 5. July 2020 Meeting Short term rental management
See why Harvard Business Grad Matt Fischer decided to invest in short term rentals in Norfolks Ocean View.  Matt and his Tesseract team have attained their own portfolio, Created systems to serve them, and now have great success. This has allowed them to broaden their scope of business to even managing other people's Short term rentals in Norfolk and Virginia Beach.  Join us and learn first hand some of the obstacles and opportunities in the short term rental game from one of the areas premier experts. Tesseract Rentals is able to provide world-class, turn-key and complete (furnishing, property prep for rental, marketing, revenue management, cleaning, linens, maintenance, landscaping, extermination) management solution for your short-term rental property. Additionally, we provide consulting services for property owners seeking to obtain city approval for their short-term rentals.
01:20:11
August 10, 2020
Episode 4. June 2020 Meeting Adapting and Flexibility in AirBnB
Join us as we speak to Carrie Copenhaver on her ups, downs and how she has made short term rentals a success.  You won't want to miss this. 
01:15:40
July 14, 2020
Episode 3: House Hacking and House Hopping with Alex Winfield and Dan MacDuff
Get the quick scoop on how to house hack, how others have made money, and real recent examples of those who have done it.  A Norfolk cop, a 22 yr old, an active duty military member all of them ave been able to profit and build a portfolio and profit using these techniques. 
01:25:54
June 03, 2020
Episode 2: April 2020 Hard Money Lending.
Ever thought about Hard Money? How to get a Hard Money loan? How does it compare to other loans? What is the criteria?  Get all of you answers here with John Eubanks Check out his company here: https://commerciallendingllc.com/
01:05:15
April 30, 2020
Hopportunity episode 1 March COVID-19 update
March 2020.  Leading Real estate experts in Hampton Roads including: Agent- Alex Winfield Property Manager- Macon Davis Wholesaler- Shawn Bowman Lender- Robert Hill Rehab contractor- Shawn Cowling Give updates on how their professions are being affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. 
01:28:26
April 18, 2020