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So, you want to be a real estate investor, but… The pandemic has shut down all of the usual networking events. How do you build relationships with potential partners or passive investors? Today, Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart explain how to turn virtual events into networking opportunities and do deals from anywhere in the world!
One of the questions David Meilan, the Director of Investor Relations here at Nighthawk Equity, gets asked on a daily basis is... What can passive investors do to best position themselves to participate in our syndication opportunities? This is such a great question...
When you have a high-paying corporate job, it can be tough to walk away. But if time freedom is a priority for you, there are ways to break out of the rat race. Today, Jenny Gou and Steven Louie explain how they replaced their W-2 income and quit their corporate jobs with multifamily real estate!
Without the high-net-worth individuals who put money in our deals, we wouldn’t have a syndication business. And yet, most of us are terrible at showing our appreciation to the passive investors we work with. Today, John Ruhlin introduces us to the gift-giving system that earns a 10X return on investment!
You may have seen a recent article in the New York Times about how investors are moving away from single family homes toward multifamily. Why is that? If you’re new to real estate investing, should you skip the traditional step of starting with a single family...
We’re told that without a college degree, we can’t earn good money. But Cody Davis realized he didn’t need earned income if he could make passive income with multifamily real estate. Today, Cody explains how he built a portfolio of 24 units by the age of 21—without using any of his own money!
They say there are two sides to every coin. How does this apply to real estate syndications? Well, did you know that one of the most famous buildings in the United States, the Empire State Building, was purchased through a real estate syndication? That's right. It was...
When your WHY is big enough, you find a way. It doesn’t matter that you’re new to real estate or you don’t have a college degree. And it doesn’t matter that you don’t have any money. Today, Sadhana Sabharwal explains how a difficult divorce inspired her investing journey and shares her favorite creative financing techniques!
As a passive investors, we understand the importance of building a diverse portfolio. And while multifamily is the best investment on the planet, it doesn’t hurt to explore our options, especially when BIG opportunities present themselves. Today, Bob Burr discusses the current opportunities to invest in cashflowing, value-add oil projects that are likely to succeed!
In real estate school, we’re taught that the money is made when you buy. But that just isn’t true for apartment buildings, where the money is made in the execution! Today, Daniel Simpson explains how an asset manager guides the property management team in following through on ownership’s plan to increase revenue and reduce expenses.
Real Estate syndications are one of the most attractive alternative investments available to passive investors today. Why? And how do you go about getting started? Maybe you've heard about the awesome benefits of real estate syndications, but you're a little unclear...
Yes, work ethic is key in becoming a successful real estate investor. But mindset is even more important. Before you can start working toward the life you want, you have to overcome middleclass thinking. Today, Keith Weinhold joins us to explain how to stop following the money and start making money follow YOU.
Raising capital is at the heart of multifamily syndication. But how do you build relationships with investors and make them feel comfortable enough to trust you with their hard-earned money? Today, David Meilan discusses his role as Director of Investor Relations at Nighthawk Equity and describes the process of raising capital for a real estate deal.
What if you knew that you could get an eight to 10% cash on cash return, and an average annual compounded return of 15%? If you're not currently investing in real estate, what are you waiting for? For decades, real estate has proven to be one of the best ways for...
They say that your network is your net worth. And Pat Hiban has proven this to be true over and over again, creating more than 30 passive income streams through his GoBundance mastermind! Today, Pat explains how to leverage the art of building relationships to reach the next level of success in YOUR life!
You've probably heard about the benefits of multifamily investing. Maybe you have family, friends, or co-workers who have had great success in multifamily investing. Maybe you heard a podcast or read a book, and decided you wanted a piece of the multifamily pie. ...
Multifamily is recession-proof, and 2020 gave us a chance to prove it. Today, I’m sharing the Best of 2020 on Apartment Building Investing, revisiting conversations with Russell Gray, Brandon Turner, Gino Wickman, Pat Flynn, Amy Porterfield, Drew Kniffin, Drew Whitson and Garrett Lynch on entrepreneurship, marketing to investors and protecting your wealth in a crisis!
LET'S GET STARTED! A major challenge for investors in the multifamily space is access to consistent deal flow. While the internet makes it easy for us to search for available properties, smart investors know that properties posted online are there because no one else...
The most successful real estate investors find creative ways to increase their NOI either by adding amenities or reducing expenses. But there is a new opportunity for property owners that you may not be aware of. Today, Hugh Odom explains how to earn more by leasing a portion of your building for a cell tower!
Our mission with Nighthawk Equity is helping passive investors become financially free by providing high-quality investment opportunities that generate passive income and long-term wealth. If you’re a sophisticated or accredited investor with at least $75,000 to invest in a multifamily syndication, then I invite you to join our Nighthawk Investor Club. And if you're not quite ready to dive in just yet, click the button below to download The Complete Guide to Real Estate Syndications for Passive Investors to get started!
So, you’ve done a multifamily deal or two, and your friends and family are maxed out in the money department. What is the best way to grow your investor base and scale your capital raise? Today, Dr. Jeff Anzalone explains how he built a real estate investing platform and raised $2.7M in just five days!
Affirmations are a powerful tool in crushing our goals, reminding us why we do what we do, what we plan to achieve and the kind of person we want to become along the way. Today, I walk you through the process of creating an affirmation specific to achieving financial freedom through real estate investing!
No question, the hospitality industry is among the hardest hit by COVID-19. And yet, Josh McCallen is thriving. Today, he describes how focusing on resort turnaround projects rather than hotels has benefitted him (and his investors!) through the pandemic and explains how his others-focused approach to hospitality helps him serve his guests and investors well.
As syndicators, we’d love to work with 1031 exchange investors more often. But the rules make it really, really difficult! It means taking on co-owners and big bucks in legal fees. Today, Paul Moore introduces us to the Delaware Statutory Trust, a tax-deferred strategy that allows 1031 investors to invest passively in syndication deals!
Despite the chaos and uncertainty of 2020, we have a lot to be grateful for here at The Michael Blank organization. Today, I’m reflecting on our key accomplishments and top lessons learned in the last 12 months and sharing our plans for the next year based on the market outlook for multifamily in 2021!
Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? If you’re in the early stages of building a multifamily syndication business, Gino Wickman can help you determine what kind of enterprise is right for you and accelerate your path to success. Today, Gino joins us to discuss the 6 essential traits of an entrepreneur!
What is the key to scaling a real estate investing business? Growing your investor database? Raising more and more capital for deals? Putting together and training a capable...
What is the best way to approach the conversation with potential multifamily investors? Today, David Kamara joins us to explain how to communicate the benefits of investing in apartment buildings over other asset classes and assure investors that their money is safe with you—even if you’re new to the real estate space!
A lot of would-be multifamily syndicators get stuck, sometimes out of fear and sometimes because they want to plan every step of the process before they begin. But that’s not how entrepreneurship works! Today, Matt Brawner joins us to explain how to embrace the unknown and get into action to become successful real estate investor.
So, you know that multifamily investing would help you achieve financial freedom on an accelerated timeline. But you just don’t BELIEVE that you can do it. Today, Jeremy LeMere joins me to explain how he leveraged a mentoring program to overcome limiting beliefs and develop the confidence to invest in commercial real estate!