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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!
How do you land your first syndication deal without a track record in multifamily? It all starts with networking. Today, Barry Flavin joins me to explain how getting plugged a real estate investing community allows you to leverage the knowledge and experience of investors who’ve been where you want to go and fast-track your success!
Have you thought about building a thought leadership platform but rejected the idea because you’re not a writer or techie? Or you don’t like the way you look or sound on camera? Today, Patricia Sweeney joins me to explain how to overcome those false beliefs and scale your capital raise in a matter of months!
Time is precious. Are you spending your days doing what you love with the people you love? What if multifamily real estate could help you do just that? Today, Megan Lamke joins me to explain how she achieved financial freedom, quit her corporate job and built a thought leadership platform to raise capital for syndications.
What’s the secret to growing a multimillion-dollar syndication business? The strategy that has worked for my team, allowing us to raise MILLIONS effortlessly in just a few days, starts with building an online thought leadership platform. Today, I’m walking you through the 3 pillars of platform building for multifamily real estate investors!
In this article we're going to cover: The #1 Way to Find Apartment Building Deals How to Find Good Commercial Real Estate Brokers Revealed: The Broker Script To Unlock Off-Market Multifamily Deals Bonus Tips! Working With Brokers To Get Off-Market Deals Let's get...
Yes, an education in business or finance is a good foundation for a real estate investor. But spending time with an experienced syndicator and watching a deal happen firsthand is more valuable than any degree. Today, Josh Gorokhovsky joins me to explain how to find a mentor and convince them to work with you!
Trading time for money has a ceiling. There are only so many hours in the day, and eventually, we run out. Today, Dave Seymour joins me to explain how he went from working 120 hours a week as a firefighter to starring in Flipping Boston on A&E, leveraging multifamily real estate to achieve financial freedom.
Rajneesh Jha was following the F.I.R.E. method to achieve financial freedom, putting his money in safe, low-cost mutual funds with the goal of quitting his corporate job in about 10 years. And then he discovered real estate! Today, Raj joins me to explain how shifting from the stock market to multifamily investing TURBOCHARGED his journey!
2020 has been a tough year for finding multifamily deals. In fact, the Nighthawk team is currently in the process of closing on our first and only deal of the year. Today, Garrett Lynch joins me to explain what we’re looking for in a deal and how we’ve adjusted our underwriting in the COVID era!
If you knew you only had six months to live, what would you do differently? Who would you spend time with? How would you spend your days? Today, I’m describing the recent health crisis that forced me to rethink my priorities and reaffirmed my mission to help people achieve financial freedom with multifamily investing!
We’re told that we have to give ourselves a deadline if we want to achieve our goals. The problem with that is too many of us quit ‘three feet from gold.’ Today, David Acosta joins me to explain how having a mentor helped him stay committed when his first multifamily deal took longer than expected!
Despite the disruption of COVID-19, multifamily investors are still doing deals. The question is, HOW? Today, I’m handing the mic over to Drew Whitson to moderate a discussion with our mentoring team on what’s working NOW to get deals done and what our top mentoring students are doing to find success in today’s market environment.
Our world is in upheaval. Between COVID-19 and the current race riots, nothing feels normal. And this has a lot of real estate investors asking, is now the right time to pursue multifamily? Today, I’m sharing my keynote address from Deal Maker Live 2020 on the current state of apartment building investing!
The black swan event financial pundits predicted has arrived in the form of COVID-19. But how will the crisis play out? Today, Russell Gray joins me to share his take on the REAL story behind the pandemic and explain what real estate investors can do to protect our wealth and capitalize on hidden opportunities!
If you're interested in investing passively in multifamily syndications, you might be curious as to how these deals are structured. You may have heard the terms, “straight equity” or “preferred”. And you’re probably wondering about the trends and returns of these...
According to the Law of the First Deal, a multifamily investor who buys their first apartment building will do their second and third deals in rapid succession, achieving...
What makes a successful hedge fund manager shift his focus to multifamily real estate? Today, Bruce Fraser joins me to explain why apartment buildings are a better investment than the financial markets, how multifamily fares in an economic crisis, and what’s behind his aggressive but realistic approach to scaling a multifamily business!
If you’re a passive or active investor in multifamily, you might be wondering “is now a good time to invest in multifamily or should I wait?” My short answer is this: “It’s a GREAT time to invest” because of the amazing opportunities we’re seeing, but make sure you my...
We did it! Deal Maker Live 2020 went from being a planned-in-person event to a full-on, 4 Day virtual live-stream event, and boy, did we have fun! Hats off to our incredible team who pulled all of this together and executed every detail with intention and...