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Are you working a W-2 job that leaves you depleted? Even if you love what you do, you likely have little left to give to your family at the end of the day. Today, Krista Wilper joins me to explain how she got her mindset right and quit her job with real estate investing!
I spent years in the restaurant industry running myself ragged just trying to make money. That was exactly where I went wrong. My WHY in that scenario was money. That alone is never enough. You have to know why you want the money, and then you need the tools and the language to help you stay focused on what your driving force is. And that’s exactly what we’ll be diving into in today’s video.
I used to think there was such a thing as passive investing, but I no longer believe it exists. Rather, I don’t think that truly passive investing should exist. Today, we are going to talk about the activities that you should expect to carry out as a passive investor in multifamily real estate. Join us in the video or read on!
Once you’ve exhausted your sphere of influence, where can you go to raise capital for multifamily deals? Today, Yakov Smart joins me to discuss how real estate syndicators can leverage LinkedIn to connect with the right people, send the right message and scale their marketing efforts on the professional networking platform.
Here's a peek at some of my most favorite books. These are the game-changers. The books that really made a difference for me in how I was operating in my life. No to mention how it helped me change how I approached goal setting and achieving.
We know the important role that mindset plays in multifamily investing, but there’s something I believe is even more critical to success; FINDING your WHY. If mindset is the key, your WHY is the engine. Today, we are going to talk about the importance of finding your WHY, share examples of others that have found theirs, and end with a 3-step plan to create yours.
What is your God-given calling in this life? Most of us are limited by time and money, so we don’t even dare to dream about fulfilling our purpose. Today, Ellis Hammond joins me to discuss how multifamily investing can give you the freedom to pursue your calling and make a real impact in the world.
Mindset is a powerful tool. I’d say that having the right mindset is KEY to success in life. It’s really no different in multifamily investing. If you’ve been thinking about it, but haven’t changed your mindset to allow yourself to take the leap, this video is for YOU.
If you’re looking to scale your efforts at raising capital with an online platform, you may be curious what you can and cannot do to market your business. Today, Gene Trowbridge joins me to explain the SEC rules around advertising a multifamily offering and offer insight into doing a 1031 Exchange for real estate syndications.
I’m not as concerned about the actual HEALTH issues with the coronavirus. As of today, The number of deaths from the virus has reached 3,110 globally, but 56,000 people die of the flue each year. But I’m more concerned about the economic impact and a potential panic it could create in the market.
How is it that some people can do their first apartment building deal in 90 days? Now, if you're curious about the answer, then stay tuned because I'm going to share with you what I call my freedom accelerator. How to get started with apartment building investing by leveraging your strengths and quitting your job sooner by essentially, partnering. If you want to find out how to do that, stick around.
Imagine earning as much as $10K in cashflow distributions from your investment in a multifamily property—yet claiming a taxable LOSS! Today, Terry Judge joins me to explain how you can use a cost segregation study to mitigate (and in many cases even eliminate) taxable income for years with the magic of bonus depreciation!
So here's the shocking truth about getting started with apartment buildings: you don't need to be rich. In fact, you don't even need hundreds of thousands of dollars to get started with apartment building investing, because you're going to raise it from private individuals. And here's the other truth: These individuals are going to be happy to hear from you!
On January 1st, something incredible happened that you really need to know about. For the first time in 13 years, there’s been a major overhaul in the retirement tax code. With this new change, multifamily investors now have the ability to make an investment in 2020 that can relieve them of their taxable burden from 2019. Up to $57,000! Want to learn more? Tune in to the video!
Two years ago, Will Harvey thought that only people with millions of dollars could own apartment buildings. By the end of 2019, he quit his W-2 job (at the age of 26!) to pursue multifamily full time. Today, Will joins me to explain how learning from podcasts and joint venture partnerships contributed to his success.
This might come as a surprise to you, but you don't need five to 10 years of single-family house investing experience to get started with apartment buildings. In fact, you can get started without any experience in real estate or otherwise at all. But how do you do this? How do you get brokers and investors to take you seriously?
“Diversification” is a hot term in the investment world today, and for good reason. Passive investors have multiple options when it comes to where they can place their money. So, what’s the magic cocktail? What percentage of your net worth should be allocated to investing in multifamily syndications versus the stock market, or any other type of vehicle?
What excuses are you using to explain why you haven’t gotten started with multifamily? What if those explanations are really just stories you’re telling yourself to justify a lack of action? Today, Rod Khleif joins me to share the truth about our limiting beliefs and discuss the habits successful real estate investors have in common.
You might be asking – is it really possible for a passive investor in multifamily real estate to become financially free? The short answer is YES, but the amount of time and money it takes to live off the investment is different for every investor.
MB 200: Best of 2019 – With Ken McElroy, Robert Helms, Kyle Wilson, Robert Kiyosaki, Hal Elrod & Grant Cardone
What do the most successful among us have in common? Today, I’m celebrating our 200th show with a highlight reel of my top interviews from the past year. Listen in as we revisit my conversations with Ken McElroy, Robert Helms, Robert Kiyosaki, Hal Elrod, Kyle Wilson and Grant Cardone around mission, purpose and personal growth.
What’s working NOW to get real estate deals under contract? Today, I’m sharing the panel discussion my mentoring team had at Deal Maker Live 2019 around the challenges newbie investors face. We cover what our mentoring students are doing to be taken seriously and how they’re raising money for their first multifamily deals!
It wouldn’t be 100% truthful for us to say that every multifamily deal that we do works out. Or, that every single investor makes the exact amount of money that we hoped they would make. It’s just not true.
This is my story about how I bought a 12-unit apartment building with money raised from private individuals. Lessons Learned from a Deal Against all Odds and a Nightmarish First Year. Don't make the same mistakes as I did and learn how to raise money to buy your first apartment building.
Is fear stopping you from doing your first multifamily deal? Nervous about losing the relative safety (and health insurance) that comes with a W-2? Today, Craig Schumacher joins me to explain how he developed the calculated courage to quit his job as a real estate appraiser and build his own multifamily and student housing portfolio.
I talk a lot about multifamily real estate investing - but I haven't really gotten into how I got here! My journey to multifamily was not nearly as direct of a path as some of my students are taking, where they are quitting their job within one year of getting...
The benefit of higher annual returns drives a lot of people to repurpose their IRAs for multifamily real estate investment. But there’s a catch. The UBIT, or Unrelated Business Income Tax, means you could be taxed inside your IRA. It’s a real doozy!
Think you need to be a Lone Wolf on your first multifamily deal? Brian Briscoe was looking at 6- and 8-unit properties until he realized he could go bigger, faster if he had help. And he was right. Today, Brian joins me to explain how he leveraged a joint venture partnership to accelerate his success!
Is it possible to use a retirement account to invest in a real estate syndication? The short answer is yes. But what qualifies? Today, we’ll answer that question and take a look at the pros and cons of this strategy.
So, you don’t have real estate investing experience. And you don’t have any resources of your own to invest. Today, Anthony Metzger joins me to explain how he partnered with Nighthawk Equity to close on his first deal, a 218-unit in Little Rock—without a track record and without using any of his own money!
Most of us dream of retirement because we’ll FINALLY have the time freedom to do things that interest us and spend time with the people we love. But what if you didn’t have to wait? Today, Travis Watts joins me to explain how he walked away from his W-2 via passive investing in multifamily syndications!