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Wealth Builders Real Estate Investing Podcast

Wealth Builders Real Estate Investing Podcast

By Marcus Krahn
Wealth Builders Real Estate Investing Podcast was created to help others learn about how they can build wealth through multifamily real estate.

I interview successful real estate investors so they can help guide you on your investing journey. Listen in and learn from their experiences, mistakes, and successes.
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Syndication Structures and Underwriting - With Robert Beardsley

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Real Estate Investing As A Family Office - With Ian Djuric
Ian Djuric Bio: The Djuric Family is located in the DC Metro Area and  has an ownership interest in over 3000+ multifamily units. Ian owned/managed four highly successful waste management companies. Each firm he launched was repositioned then sold to competitors or private equity. He continues to grow and efficiently run the family office’s real estate holdings. Key Insights: - How a family office generates deal flow - What family offices look for in a real estate sponsor - Key metrics a family office looks at when evaluating a deal Book Recommendations: Fanatical Prospecting – Jeb Blount Contact Information: Website:
February 25, 2021
Scaling In Multifamily - With Oscar Buendia
Oscar Buendia Bio: Oscar Buendia is a US air force Captain, and co-founder of REI Brothers and GoodDay Capital. His Real Estate Investing Firm syndicates and Joint ventures in apartment buildings. Key Insights: - Jumping from single family to multifamily investing - The importance of multifamily investing education - Insights into closing your first multifamily investment Book Recommendations: Raising Capital For Real Estate – Hunter Thompson Contact Information: Linkedin: Search “Oscar Buendia” Instagram: @REI_Brothers Facebook: REI Brothers Website:
February 03, 2021
Multifamily Investing - With Ruben Greth
Ruben Greth Bio: He has a track record of raising money for small multifamily deals through various social media platforms, he is the host of the popular podcast “The Capital Raiser Show Podcast”, and he is the Capital manager for the real estate syndication group based out of Phoenix called Bakerson. Key Insights: - Why is multifamily such as strong asset class - The advantages of passive investing in multifamily - The various ways to raise capital for multifamily acquisitions Book Recommendations: Apartment Syndication Made Easy – Vinney Chopra Contact Information: Linkedin: Search “Ruben Greth” Instagram: @capitalraiser Email: Podcast:
January 20, 2021
Multifamily Syndication - With Sam Bates
Sam Bates Bio: Sam Bates is a partner of Trinity Capital Group that is based in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Sam’s background is in financial services, state and local taxes, and real estate. He has been directly involved in the acquisition, rehabilitation, disposition, and management of around $75 million dollars in multifamily and single-family real estate since 2009. Key Insights: - Insights into being a passive investor -  Physical occupancy vs. economic occupancy - How to conduct a financial underwriting on a property - How to underwrite deals conservatively Book Recommendations: Am I Being Too Subtle? – Sam Zell Contact Information: Phone Number: 972-855-7654 Email:
January 06, 2021
Asset Management - With Chris Grenzig
Chris Grenzig Bio:  He focuses on managing, sourcing, evaluating, and acquiring new assets for Toro’s Multifamily Portfolio. Also, he contributes substantially to capital raising, negotiating joint ventures, financings, and dispositions. Chris has been with Toro since 2016 and has contributed to over 2600 units acquired worth over $155 mil. Key Insights: - How to develop a value-add business plan  - How to research the market to know what type of business plan to implement  - How the property manager and asset manager work hand-in-hand - How to find the best property managers - What KPI’s to look for as an asset manager Book Recommendations: Quitting Like a Millionaire - Kristy Shen, Bryce Leung The Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book - Joe Fairless Contact Information: Instagram or Linkedin: Search “Chris Grenzig” Podcast: The Real Estate Investing Experience Podcast Website:
December 22, 2020
Raising $5 Million in 30 Days - With Hunter Thompson
Hunter Thompson Bio:  Hunter is the Founder of Asym Capital, a real estate private equity firm. He has raised more than $35 million in private capital and 10 years of real estate experience with over $100M of assets under management.  Key Insights: - How to raise capital using Hunter’s framework of: attract, educate, nurture, close - How to create educational content in a scalable manner - Hunter gives details about his capital raising summit about how to raise 5 Million Dollars in 30 Days Book Recommendations: Double Double - Cameron Herold Contact Information: Website:
December 16, 2020
Real Estate & Macroeconomics - With Mo Bina
Mo Bina Bio: Mo is the Managing Principal and Founder of High-Rise Capital.  He setup his company to help clients invest in passive income opportunities. He loves helping others learn about commercial real estate and how this unique asset class can help them reach financial freedom and create generational wealth.  He and the Team at High-Rise Capital provide investors with strategic and innovative educational content. Key Insights: - What makes multifamily real estate such a great asset class - How real estate is a hedge against inflation  - How to underwrite a multifamily property Book Recommendations: Cash Flow Quoadrant - Robert Kiyosaki Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki  Tax Free Wealth - Tom Wheelright Loopholes of Real Estate - Garrett Sutton Contact Information: Website: Access Mo’s e-book and newsletter on his website
December 10, 2020
Passive Investor Due Diligence - With Spencer Hilligoss
Spencer Hilligoss Bio:  He is a full time real estate investor that helps passive investors deploy capital into storage and multifamily syndications with vetted sponsors and vetted deals. His company, Madison Investing, has co-sponsored deals totaling more than 5000 units for more than $600M. Spencer invests in syndications as an LP and actively leads Madison Investing alongside his Co-founder - Jennifer Morimoto. In November 2019, Spencer “retired” from his lucrative technology career and now, he is focused on spending time with loved ones and growing Madison Investing by helping passive investors achieve their goals. Key Insights: How to conduct due diligence on a real estate management team How to underwrite a multifamily deal as a passive investor  Book Recommendations: Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki  Essentialism - Greg McKeown Contact Information: Website: Linkedin: Spencer Hilligoss
December 03, 2020
Mixed-Use Real Estate - With Anthony Scandariato
Anthony Scandariato Bio:  Prior to forming Red Knight Properties, Anthony, graduated from Cornell University, was a Co-Founder in Ridgeview Partners. He specialized in the retail space with a vertical model that provided flexibility to serve multiple customer segments with similar product lines through retail, wholesale, and production contracting channels. He Acquired and developed growth of 110+ retailers within first-year operations. He later moved on to Acquisitions & Asset Manager Vice President for Vision Properties, where he was directly involved and responsible for sourcing, negotiation, and managing the acquisition of $594MM of Class A office assets. Key Insights: - conducting due diligence on mixed-use properties - keys to underwriting mixed-use properties - how to add value to mixed-use properties - keys to being an effective asset manager Book Recommendations: Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki  Contact Information: Website:
November 26, 2020
Raising Private Capital - With Matt Faircloth
Matt Faircloth Bio:  Matt Faircloth is the President of the real estate investment firm, the Derosa Group. Under Matt’s leadership, DeRosa has completed over 30 million in real estate transactions involving private capital including fix and flips, single family home rentals, mixed use buildings, apartment buildings, office buildings, and tax lien investments.  Matt has an extensive expertise in connecting passive investors to lucrative investment opportunities through syndications, private loans and joint ventures. He is the author of the very popular book “Raising Private Capital  - Building your Real Estate Empire Using other Peoples Money”. Key Insights: - How to manage the growth of your real estate portfolio  - How to effectively raise capital and work with private investors - How to present an opportunity to investors  - Deal structuring: joint ventures and syndications  Book Recommendations: Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki  Cash Flow Quadrant - Robert Kiyosaki Contact Information: Website:
November 19, 2020
Managing Renovation Projects - With Jorge Abreu
Jorge Abreu Bio:  Jorge Abreu has been Investing in Real Estate for over 14 years now. He is currently an Active & Passive Full Time Multifamily Real Estate Investor. He has 1,720 Doors on the GP side & over 1,400+ doors on the LP side. He is the CEO of Elevate Commercial Investment Group and also owns a construction company, JNT Construction, that focuses on helping Multifamily Investors with their full renovations. Key Insights: - How Jorge’s background in engineering has helped him in his real estate investing  - Why Jorge started passively before being an active multifamily syndicator  - The benefits of passive investing  - How Jorge has utilized his construction knowledge and company to have success in real estate investing  - How to make sure that a value add, CapEx project goes according to plans - How to coordinate a renovation project while working alongside a property manager Book Recommendations: The E-Myth Real Estate Investor - Michael Gerber Contact Information: Website: Email:
November 12, 2020
Full Time Passive Investing - With Travis Watts
Travis Watts Bio:  He is a full-time passive investor. He has been investing in real estate since 2009 in multi-family, single-family and vacation rentals. Travis is also the Director of Investor Relations at Ashcroft Capital. He dedicates his time to educating others who are looking to be more "hand's off" in real estate. Key Insights: - What is means to be a full time passive investor. “A day in the life of a passive investor” - The most important things to looks at when reviewing passive investment opportunities  - Doing due diligence on a management team  - The key things to look at when selecting a market to invest in - The key things to look for on a property - How to review a private placement memorandum Book Recommendations: The Hands Off Investor - Brian Burke Contact Information: 15 Minute Call With Travis: Instagram: @passiveinvestortips
November 05, 2020
Marine to Multifamily Investing - With Brian Briscoe
Brian Briscoe Bio:  Brian serves in the United States Marine Corps He is a co-founder of Four Oaks Capital, a multifamily real estate syndication firm Is the Host of Diary of An Apartment Investor Podcast Key Insights: • Brian’s journey as an officer in the United States Marine Corps to multifamily real estate investor • The actions that Brian took to acquire his first multifamily deal  • How Brian built a strong multifamily investing team  • Brian shares the target markets that he focuses on Book Recommendations: Raising Capital for Real Estate - Hunter Thompson The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People - Stephen Covey Contact Information: Website: Podcast: Diary of An Apartment Investor
October 28, 2020
Scaling in Multifamily By Leveraging Others - With Abel Pacheco
Abel Pacheco Bio: - Abel & his wife have been investing in real estate since 2008 - He’s Invested in $93MM of Commercial Real Estate, 865 doors across 5 multifamily apartment complexes. - Where he is the GP/Principal in ~400 doors, and LP/Passive investors in ~400 doors Key Insights: • How Abel transitioned from single family to multifamily investing • How Abel overcame the limiting belief and got educated on multifamily real estate • The target markets that Abel focuses on and why he likes them • How to source good quality deals Book Recommendations: How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie Contact Information: Website: Ebook:
October 21, 2020
Cost Segregation - With Yonah Weiss
Yonah Weiss Bio:  Yonah is Regional Business Director of Madison SPECS, a division of Madison Commercial Real Estate Services. Renowned for his knowledge in cost segregation, Mr. Weiss is a sought after resource throughout the Commercial Real Estate industry. In addition to having saved his clients tens of millions of dollars in taxes, Mr. Weiss uses his unique ability to interact and connect with professionals and the layman alike to build strategic partnerships in the marketplace, creating win-win situations for all. Mr. Weiss has hosted, or been a guest, on dozens of podcasts discussing the details of the cost segregation process, and the benefits for investors and owners of real estate.  Key Insights: • Why Yonah got involved in real estate • What is cost segregation and what we need to know about it as real estate investors • What is depreciation and why it’s important to real estate investors  • When a cost segregation study should be done Book Recommendation: Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book  – Joe Fairless Contact Information: Linkedin: Yonah Weiss Website:
October 15, 2020
Making it in the Competitive Multifamily Industry - With Adam A. Adams
Adam A. Adams Bio:  He started investing in real estate in 2005. After repositioning his first apartment community in 2007 (from a $2MM value to $4MM value in 12 months) as a property manager, Adam bought his first multifamily apartment building. Since then, Adam has managed several single family fix & flips, and holds over 1,400 multifamily rental doors. Adam is the organizer of Colorado’s most active real estate group, and he hosts the Creative Real Estate Podcast. Key Insights: • Why multifamily and why investors should be looking at it as a stable asset class • Some of the steps someone can take to get into the competitive multifamily industry • The 3 pillars of influence to be successful in marketing within the multifamily industry • The markets that Adam is focusing on and why he likes those markets • Adam gives an overview of a deal that didn’t go smoothly  Book Recommendations: Traction – Gino Wickman What the Heck is EOS – Gino Wickman Rocket Fuel – Gino Wickman Contact Information: Raising Money Summit: Coaching for Raising Capital:
October 08, 2020
Scaling a Multifamily Portfolio - With Reed Goossens
Reed Goossens Bio:  Reed is a Real Estate entrepreneur with 8 years’ experience in structural engineering, project management, design and real estate acquisitions. I combine my technical engineering background with my passion for real estate development and investing. He’s has $250 million worth of real estate under management.

His Experience includes:
- Project Engineering Manager of various multi story high rise construction
- Raising private capital to fund projects and new developments
- Implementing different investing strategies to increase the value of the asset
- Construction scheduling, planning and risk assessment Key Insights: • How Reed go started in multifamily investing after moving from Australia to the US • Some of the challenges Reed has faced in his investing career  • The importance of having a long term mindset when investing in multifamily  • How Reed is finding good multifamily deals in this competitive marketplace  • Reed highlights a specific deal that he acquired and managed Book Recommendations: Key Person of Influence – Daniel Priestley Contact Information: Email: Website: Company Website:
October 01, 2020
Wholesaling to Multifamily Investing - With Bruce Wuollet
Bruce Wuollet Bio: Bruce is the founder, visionary and the current owner of Bakerson. He has a proven track record of success throughout Bakerson’s nearly 18 years in business with thousands of individual units bought, repositioned and sold. Bruce has overseen all aspects of the business including operations, acquisition, project leadership, equity fund management, property specific syndications, legal, finance and more. His focus is finding good deals while his passion is serving the residents by providing them with one of their basic human needs – shelter. Prior to launching Bakerson in 2002, he served on the acquisition team at a Phoenix-based real estate investment company. Key Insights: • How Bruce got started in multifamily investing • Bruce’s journey in wholesaling multifamily properties • Using multiple strategies to source strong acquisition opportunities • Some of the KPI’s and criteria that Bruce looks for when underwriting deals • Some of the due diligence steps that are taken when inspecting an asset • How to budget and prepare for vacancies during a value add business plan • How Bruce decides if he should sub-contract the renovations or manage the reno internally • Some of the challenges faced by managing a renovation internally • Some of the key areas that Bruce is investing in within Arizona Book Recommendations: Relentless – Tim Grover Contact Information: Email: Phone Number: 520-808-9111 Website:
September 24, 2020
Due Diligence On Passive Real Estate Investments - With Jeremy Roll
Jeremy Roll Bio: Jeremy started investing in real estate and businesses in 2002 and left the corporate world in 2007 to become a full-time passive cash flow investor. He is currently an investor in more than 70 opportunities across more than $1 Billion worth of real estate and business assets. As Founder and President of Roll Investment Group, Jeremy manages a group of over 1,500 investors who seek passive/managed cash flowing investments in real estate and businesses. Jeremy is also the co-Founder of For Investors By Investors (FIBI), a non-profit organization that was launched in 2007 with the goal of facilitating networking and learning among real estate investors in a strict no sales pitch environment. FIBI is now the largest group of public real estate investor meetings in California with over 30,000 members. Jeremy has an MBA from The Wharton School, is a licensed California Real Estate Broker (for investing purposes only), and is an Advisor for Realty Mogul, the largest real estate crowdfunding website in the US. Key Insights: - Why Jeremy originally started as a passive investor in real estate - Why Jeremy likes multifamily as an asset class - How Jeremy learned every aspect of real estate investing - Some of the most important aspects when analyzing a real estate investment opportunity - How to conduct due diligence on a real estate operator - What to look for when reviewing an offering memorandum or private place memorandum - What to look for in a strong market for multifamily investments - What to look for when conduction physical due diligence on a property - What is an expense ratio and why it is important to look at on a property - Jeremy’s top advice for someone looking to start in passive investing Book Recommendations: Rich Dad Poor Dad –  Robert Kiyosaki Cashflow Quadrant– Robert Kiyosaki Contact Information: Email:
September 18, 2020
Cross Border Real Estate Investing - With Seth Ferguson
Seth Ferguson Bio: Seth is recognized as a real estate industry leader. With 12 years of high-performance experience behind him, he has excelled in building businesses in several branches of real estate, namely real estate sales and real estate investing. Seth is the host of Purchase to Profits, a daily real estate investing podcast. He has been honoured to have interviewed some of the world’s leading real estate investors. Key Insights: - How Seth transitioned from a career as a professional hockey referee into real estate, and how those skillsets developed helped him in real estate - How to skip single family and go straight into multifamily - The advantages of multifamily over single family - Details about a Canadian investing cross border into the U.S. - Some insight into the tax implications and how to deal with currency fluctuations in cross border investing - The challenges and hurdles to overcome with investors and getting financing as a Canadian investing in the U.S. Book Recommendations: The E-Myth Revisited – Michael Gerber Contact Information: Website: Podcast: Purchase to Profits Youtube Channel:
September 11, 2020
Episode 17: Growing $7 into a $350 Million Real Estate Portfolio
Vinney Chopra Bio: Vinney Chopra came to the United States more than 40 years ago with only $7 in his pocket. Since then, he and his team have syndicated 28 properties worth more than $350 million. He’s a real estate syndicator, educator, and broker and the founder and C.E.O of Moneil Investment Group Key Insights: • How Vinney came to the U.S. with $7 in his pocket and started investing in real estate • How Vinney transitioned from single family to multifamily investing • One of the most challenging parts of getting started and scaling a portfolio • How Vinney has transitioned into ground up development • Vinney talks about his book “Apartment Syndication Made Easy” • Vinney highlights some of the main markets to be investing in • The strategies to find strong multifamily deals • The keys to being conservative when underwriting a deal Book Recommendations: Vinney’s book - Apartment Syndication Made Easy –  Vinney Chopra Think and Grow Rich– Napolean Hill The Magic of Thinking Big -  David Schwartz The Miracle Morning - Hal Elrod The Miracle Equation - Hal Elrod Contact Information: Email: Website: Company Website:
September 03, 2020
The Keys To Asset Management - With Omar Khan
Omar Khan Bio: At Boardwalk Wealth, a real estate private equity firm, he is responsible for capital raising, strategic planning and investor relations. He has over 10 years of global investment experience. He has participated in capital financing and M&A transactions valued at $3.7 billion. He is a CFA Charterholder and graduated with honors from the University of Toronto with a B.Com in Finance. Omar moved from Canada and lives in Texas with his wife and kids. Key Insights: - Omar’s transition from working in mergers and acquisitions into multifamily investing - Moving from Canada to the US and starting to invest in multifamily in a new country - Is the CFA designation useful in multifamily? - What is asset management and what do you need to know about it to be a successful operator - How to go about building the business plan for a value add project - When to start developing a business plan for a property and what are the key elements of the plan - The next steps to take after closing on an acquisition - How to build relationships to build a strong team and find the right property manager Book Recommendations: Black Swan –  Nassim Nicholas Taleb Contact Information: Website: Email:
August 27, 2020
Buy Right, Finance Right, Manage Right - With Gino Barbaro
Gino Barbaro Bio: Gino is the Co-founder of Jake and Gino He’s The Father of six children Has spent 25 years as a restaurant owner Is a Certified Professional Coach Is Currently invested in over + 1,500      multifamily units And has $100,000,000 Assets      under management Key Insights: - Discussing the Jake and Gino community - The mindset shift required to invest in multifamily - The importance of partnerships and finding the right partners in real estate - How real estate is a team sport - The importance of hard work in and a growth mindset to have success in real estate - The importance of focus, clarity, and a strong enough “why” to grow in multifamily - Transitioning from joint venture partnerships into syndications - The three pillars of real estate investing Book Recommendations: Think and Grow Rich – Napolean Hill Pitch Anything – Oren Klaff Pre-Suasion – Robert Cialdini Influence – Robert Cialdini Contact Information: Website: Email:
August 13, 2020
Episode 14: Retail Real Estate - With Adam Carswell
Adam Carswell Bio: Adam is a real estate entrepreneur, new media marketer, and podcaster. Adam committed his career to real estate in 2015. He serves as Director of Media and Marketing for Concordia Realty, and Business Development Manager for Asym Capital. Combined, both firms have syndicated, redeveloped, repositioned, and revitalized more than $430mm worth of real estate across the US. Key Insights: - Adam’s journey into commercial real estate - Raising “human capital” and the importance of networking in real estate - How to be a great connector and build an influential network within the real estate industry - How to leverage social media in real estate - The power of authenticity when building relationships in the real estate industry - Diving into the fundamentals of retail real estate - Due diligence aspects on a retail property - What is an anchor tenant in retail real estate - Some of the top industries and types of tenants to look for when acquiring a retail property - Key retail real estate term definitions such as “triple net lease” Book Recommendation: Zero to One  – Peter Thiel Raising Capital for Real Estate – Hunter Thompson Contact Information: Personal Website:
August 06, 2020
Real Estate Development - With Shane Melanson
Shane Melanson Bio: Shane is known as the ‘Arbitrage Architect,’ where he helps high-income earners convert their income to net worth. He’s a commercial developer in Calgary, Canada, having completed more than $65 million in real estate projects and helping his clients buy and sell more than a quarter billion dollars’ worth of commercial real estate. Shane has invested in projects across Canada and the Southwest US. Key Insights: - Shane’s journey into real estate syndications - How to get into the “club” of real estate syndications - An introduction to ground up real estate development - Some of the challenges of real estate development - Some of the key milestones in a development project - How to build a strong development team Book Recommendation: Your Stand Is Your Brand – Patrick Gentempo Shane’s book is called: Club Syndication – Shane Melanson Contact Information: Personal Website:
July 30, 2020
Creative Financing in Multifamily - With Garrett Hawk
Garrett Hawk Bio: He has acquired over 550 units at only 28 years old. Garrett dropped out of college at 19 to start buying rental properties in the small college town where he lived. He has experience in working other businesses such as owning gas stations. He has become an expert on finding ways to partner with others to keep growing his portfolio and help others invest in real estate. Key Insights: - Garrett’s journey into multifamily investing - Taking the risk of leaving college early to invest in real estate - How to manage and scale up a multifamily portfolio - The power of partners and your team to succeed in multifamily real estate - Highlighting Garrett’s first multifamily deal - Discussing seller financing, how to utilize it, and what are the benefits - Why would you self manage instead of utilize a third party property manager - How the first deal can create momentum into closing subsequent deals - How relationships can accelerate your real estate investing career Book Recommendation: Am I Being Too Subtle - Sam Zell Contact Information: Email: Linkedin: Garrett Hawk
July 24, 2020
Multifamily Asset Management - With Danny Randazzo
Danny Randazzo Bio:  - Danny controls over $225M in real estate  - His First investment was a $1M building - He Became a millionaire at 29 - He Quit his corporate consulting job at 30 - He is a National speaker - Author of Wealth Lessons for Kids  - He is also a managing partner at Key Insights: - Danny’s journey from corporate consulting into multifamily investing - Why multifamily real estate is a stable investment  - Background on - Finding partners with complementary skillsets and “staying in your lane” to run a successful real estate syndication business - Key steps for an asset manager taking over a new acquisition  - Quick tips to add value to an apartment community  - Building the right team as an asset manager - What reports and discussions an asset manager need to have with their property manager  - Building an effective business plan for a value add property Book Recommendation: Mistakes Millionaires Make -  Harry Clark Contact Information: Company Website: Personal Website:
July 16, 2020
Investing In Multifamily Straight Out of College - With Kyle Marcotte
Kyle Marcotte Bio:  He is a 21 year old multifamily syndicator. While still a student-athlete at UC Davis, Kyle was able to syndicate two multifamily apartment buildings. These two deals totaled 119 units and are valued at over 5.5 million dollars. Key Insights: - How Kyle jumped into multifamily real estate investing while in college - Getting educated on multifamily real estate and taking the risk of leaving college to pursue real estate - Discussing the Jake and Gino real estate community - Putting yourself into a state of massive action to have success in real estate - How having a mindset of thinking bigger and making larger acquisitions (100+ units) is so beneficial in multifamily real estate investing  - Kyle highlights the first deal that he completed – the business plan and how he sourced the deal - Some of the important skillsets necessary to be successful in multifamily real estate - Finding ways to add value, and gain credibility with others in your network, and tips for raising capital - Markets that Kyle is currently focusing on for new acquisitions, and how to qualify a strong market - Kyle’s top advice for getting started in real estate  Book Recommendations: The E-Myth Revisited – Michael E. Gerber The Miracle Morning – Hal Elrod  Contact Information: Website: Instagram: @kylemarcotte9
July 09, 2020
Mobile Home Park Investing - With Tim Kelly
Tim Kelly Bio: He is an active duty Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy and has been serving his country for 14 years. Now stationed on shore duty in Pensacola, Florida, he is fully pursuing his dream of owning and operating multi-family real estate and helping others realize their financial freedom goals! Through analyzing hundreds of multi-family properties, Tim has built an incredible network of real estate professionals, owns, controls, or has directly been involved in over 1,000 income producing units and looks forward to acquiring 5,000 multi-family units within the next three years. Key Insights: - Tim’s transition from serving in the Navy to investing in real estate - What is “house hacking” and how to apply it - The 5 profit centers of real estate - Scaling up from house hacking into multifamily investing - The BiggerPockets community and how it can help you as a real estate investor - How serving in the military has helped Tim in business and real estate investing - Benefits of investing in mobile home parks - Discussing a specific mobile home park acquisition - Defining a family office and what it’s like working with one - Insight into managing a mobile home park Book Recommendations: Rich Dad Poor Dad – By Robert Kiyosaki Cashflow Quadrant – By Robert Kiyosaki The ABCs of Real Estate Investing – By Ken McElroy Tax-Free Wealth – Tom Wheelwright Loopholes of Real Estate: Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing – By Garrett Sutton Contact Information: Website: Linkedin: Tim Kelly Message Tim on Linkedin and say that you heard this podcast and he will give you a free coaching session Facebook: The Timothy Kelly Instagram: @TheTimothyKelly
July 01, 2020
Thinking Big In Multifamily Real Estate Investing - With Chris Salerno
Chris Salerno Bio: At 25 years old, he had sold over $40 million in real estate volume and helped lead the #1 real estate team in the Carolinas. He is named to Charlottes 30 under 30. He is the founder of QC Capital which is a national multifamily investment company acquiring complexes of 100 units or greater in the major southeast markets. Chris’s vision has led QC Capital to become a well respected high return investment firm. Key Insights: - How Chris transitioned from single family real estate sales into multifamily real estate investing - Chris talks about his goal of becoming a billionaire and how he studies billionaires to help him move towards that goal - How setting big goals and having the right mindset can help accelerate your real estate investing career - The importance of taking massive action to succeed in real estate investing - The importance of education and having a mentor or business coach to achieve a high level in real estate - The importance of relationships in real estate, and how to build a strong network - Discussing how a real estate fund works Book Recommendations: Mistakes Millionaires Make– By Harry Clark Think and Grow Rich – By Napolean Hill Good to Great– By Jim Collins Contact Information: Email: Instagram: @chris_salerno_ Facebook: Mindful Multi-Family Network
June 24, 2020
Syndication Structures and Underwriting - With Robert Beardsley
Robert Beardsley Bio: Robert Beardsley oversees acquisitions and capital markets for Lone Star Capital and has identified, negotiated, and structured over $100M of multifamily real estate transactions. He has evaluated thousands of opportunities using proprietary underwriting models. He has a popular newsletter read by hundreds of real estate professionals and has published over 50 articles about underwriting, deal structures, and capital markets. Robert also helps run Greenoaks Capital, his family's real estate investment and advisory firm. Key Insights: - Types of fees in a syndication deal - Preferred return & profit split - Definitions of IRR (internal rate of return) & IRR hurdle - How to structure your first deal - How can a passive investor underwrite a deal - Stress testing deals and making sure a deal is conservative - How Robert learned how to underwrite deals Book Recommendation: Investing in Real Estate Private Equity – Sean Cook Contact Information: Email: Website:
June 18, 2020
NFL Player to Multifamily Investor - With Logan Freeman
Logan Freeman Bio: Logan is a real estate investor, developer, and agent who has found his niche in the industry acting as an investment property specialist and actually representing buyers instead of sellers in the transaction process. Logan has also completed multiple joint venture projects, equity partnerships and works as a developer. Completing over 120 transactions in less than a year , Logan has found a process, and relies on his most valuable priorities to guide his profit-producing activities. In 2018, Logan founded LiveFree Investments, a successful real estate investment firm that ensures strong returns on capital from secure, collateralized real estate investments. Today, he is a husband, and father to a baby girl, based in Kansas City. Key Insights: -      Logan’s transition from the NFL into real estate investing -      How personal development can benefit you in real estate investing -      How Logan learned about syndications and transitioned from single family to multifamily investing -      Working with out of state investors and property buyers -      Tips for sourcing off market deals and generating steady deal flow -      Top tips to build relationships with brokers -      Utilizing Linkedin and social media to scale your business -      How adding value to your target audience is important to your marketing strategy Book Recommendations: The Millionaire Real Estate Investor – By Gary Keller Can’t Hurt Me – By David Goggins Contact Information: Website: Linkedin: Logan Freeman
June 16, 2020
Building a Real Estate Brand - With John Casmon
John Casmon Bio: John Casmon founded Casmon Capital Group after realizing many busy professionals needed the benefits of real estate investing, but did not have the desire to become a landlord. He has helped families invest in over $90M in multifamily apartments to create generational wealth and impact. He hosts the Target Market Insights podcast and is the co-founder of the Midwest Real Estate Networking Summit. As a marketing executive, he held budget and campaign accountability for Fortune 500 companies including General Motors and Miller Coors. Key Insights: -      How John started investing in real estate investing and how he made the transition from single family to multifamily investing -      How John has leveraged his marketing background to be successful in real estate investing -      The 5 C’s of raising capital o  Confidence o  Credible o  Connections o  Care o  Consistency -      Tips to utilize social media to build a brand and add value to your target audience -      How to attract passive investors -      The markets that John is investing in Book Recommendations: The Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book– By Joe Fairless and Theo Hicks Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones– By James Clear Contact Information: Website: Access John’s sample deal package on his website Email: Instagram: @JCasmon Linkedin: John Casmon
June 10, 2020
Professional Golfer to Full Time Real Estate Investor - With Kyle Mitchell
Kyle Mitchell Bio: Kyle played Professional golf for a few years around California before working full-time for American Golf, where he was a regional manager. He has been investing in income producing Real Estate since 2013, and his company currently manages approximately $17M in multifamily assets in the Arizona markets. He is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Limitless Estates, LLC, where the vision is to provide “A” class living to lower income housing by putting residents first and instilling a sense of community while inspiring others to do the same. Kyle’s goal is to add massive value to others while helping build generational wealth through Multifamily real estate investing. Key Insights: -      Kyle’s transition from single family to full time multifamily investing -      The 2 real estate markets that Kyle focuses on, Tucson and Phoenix, and why they are strong markets -      Getting strong deal flow through broker relationships -      Kyle discusses the first deal he completed and how that created momentum to completing his second deal -      How to be conservative when underwriting deals -      How to build a network of passive investors Book Recommendations: Shoe Dog –  By Phil Knight Miracle Morning – By Hal Elrod Contact Information: Podcast: Passive Income through Multifamily Real Estate Cell phone: 562-833-5010 Website:
June 10, 2020
The Power of Joint Ventures - With Jerome Myers
Jerome Myers Bio: Jerome Myers leads The Myers Development Group, LLC, which focuses on buying broken apartment building businesses and using innovative thinking and solid execution strategies to optimize the operational efficiency of the business. Currently, Mr. Myers is asset manager for approximately 90 units and 90,000 square feet of workforce housing across Virginia and North Carolina and on a mission to hold 1,000 doors by the end of 2028. When not actively working on his personal portfolio he coaches other real estate investors on the Myers Methods of Multifamily Investing. Outside of real estate Jerome hosts the DreamCatchers Podcast, volunteers on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) boards and enjoys traveling internationally. Key Insights: -      Jerome’s transition from fix & flip to multifamily investing -      How to build a strong team and align with the right partners for successful joint venture projects -      Why Jerome prefers joint venture deals over syndications -      How to find the right property manager -      How to find joint venture partner and how to structure a joint venture deal Book Recommendation: Millionaire Success Habits – By Dean Graziosi Contact Information: Website: Linkedin: Jerome Myers Event: July 31- August 2, 2020 – Mid Atlantic Multifamily Investing Conference
June 10, 2020
Investing in Chicago - With MQ Guo
MQ Guo Bio: MQ has 15 years of investment experience in real estate. He graduated from the Stern School of Business, New York University and is a CFA Charter holder. MQ is the founder of Zeegar, a multi-national real estate company that invests mainly in multi-unit apartment buildings in Chicago. MQ specializes in working with foreign, including Canadian investors to earn high yet secure rental returns in the U.S. Key Insights: -      MQ’s current focus with his real estate company, Zeegar -      Transitioning from single family to multifamily real estate investing -      Insights into investing in the Chicago and what makes it a strong real estate market -      MQ’s specific criteria for property acquisitions -      Strategy for sourcing great deals -      Structuring a joint venture -      MQ’s Educational Course – Ultimate Passive Income Formula – Designed for the average investor. Purpose is to provide them with the knowledge of the importance of passive income and provide a road map and different approaches to achieve that passive income through multifamily real estate. Book Recommendation: Rich Dad Poor Dad – By Robert Kiyosaki Contact Information: Website: Facebook: Zeegar Properties LinkedIn: Zeegar Properties Cell Phone: 917-680-2411 Email: Educational Course: Reach out to MQ about his Ultimate Passive Income Formula Courseand tell him you heard about the course on this podcast and he will give you a discount on the course.
June 10, 2020
Growing Your Real Estate Network - With Ellis Hammond
Ellis Hammond Bio: Ellis started his investing journey when he was still a full-time college pastor. With the goal to create passive cash flow for his family, he and his wife invested in a duplex in San Diego in 2018 and nine months later Ellis co-GP’d on a 144 unit complex in Memphis, TN. Today, Ellis is the founder of Kingdom Capitalists, the #1 mastermind community for Christian real estate entrepreneurs. He also manages his own network of investors who are seeking passive investment opportunities in multifamily apartment complexes across the U.S. Key Insights: -      Ellis’ journey from a full-time college pastor to multifamily real estate investing -      How to utilize social media to your benefit and understand the algorithm -      The importance of taking action to be successful in real estate investing -      The importance of having the right mindset and thinking bigger to invest in multifamily real estate -      Building relationships and growing your network. Leveraging Linkedin to grow your network -      Discussing mastermind’s and how we can grow from participating in one -      Ellis discusses his deal criteria and markets he is investing in Book Recommendation: The ABCs of Real Estate Investing – Ken McElroy The 10X Rule – Grant Cardone Contact Information: LinkedIn:  Ellis Hammond Websites: - download Ellis’ checklist for passive investors Podcast: Kingdom Capitalists
May 31, 2020