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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...
There are tons of resources that teach you how to invest in real estate syndications with other people’s money. But what if you’re the ‘other people’? Today, Brian Burke joins me to discuss his book, The Hands-Off Investor: An Insider’s Guide to Investing in Passive Real Estate Syndications, and explain how to evaluate investment opportunities.
In the world of startups, entrepreneurs take a lean approach early on with an eye to grow quickly. Ellie Perlman applied these principles to real estate, scaling a syndication business in a few short years. Today, she joins me to explain how you can shift from being a multifamily syndicator to managing a syndication business.
You’ve probably heard the terms “accredited investor” and “sophisticated investor” when researching investment opportunities, but do you know how these terms apply to the multifamily space? You might be surprised! In today’s video, we’ll talk about the reasons why...
Does the idea of buying a 100-unit apartment complex seem overwhelming? Brandon Turner contends that any process is easy IF you break it down into a series of actions that take five minutes or less. Today, he joins me to explain how to develop a clear VISION and take tiny action each day to achieve it.
Smart investors want to understand (and limit) their “worst-case scenario.” How about a 750% explosion in joblessness from a 3.5% unemployment in Feb 2020 up to a new peak unemployment record of 30% (worse than even the 1933 The Great Depression Peak of 24.9%)? That is precisely the rental property “stress-test” many respected economists and even members of the Federal Reserve continue to forecast. Keep reading…
If you’ve been watching multifamily investing from the sidelines, you might be wondering if now is the right time to get started. In today’s video, we are going to talk about the intangible aspects that impact passive investing: timing, greed, and fear. Check it out!
You may have heard the prediction that unemployment in the US could reach 30%, and that does sound scary. But what do those numbers really mean? Today, Damian Bergamaschi joins me to discuss how that worst-case scenario would impact collections and explain why he is bullish on affordable housing as a reliable long-term investment.
What will happen in the multifamily real estate market as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold? Today, Michael Becker joins me to discuss how the virus is impacting his business and share his predictions around what the recovery might look like, when we’ll see new deal flow, and how to underwrite in a post-COVID world.
How do you overcome losing $40K on your first deal and go on to become a successful multifamily syndicator? Today, Jacob Blackett joins me to discuss his rocky start in real estate as a 19-year-old fix-and-flipper and explain what YOU can do to avoid his mistakes and take a more direct route to financial freedom!
Some real estate investments are riskier than others. Class A multifamily developers, for example, are likely to lose their tenant base in a recession. Today, Scott Choppin joins me to explain what his firm is doing to mitigate the risks associated with market cycles and why his business is thriving despite the current economic downturn.
How do you overcome objections around being too young and inexperienced—and achieve financial freedom at the age of 21? Today, Kyle Marcotte joins me to explain how he raised over half a million dollars and quit college to become a full-time multifamily syndicator with a portfolio of 119 units valued at $5.5M!
Why are there so few women in multifamily syndication? Today, Kaylee McMahon joins me to offer her take on how a lack of knowledge around a male-dominated industry keeps a lot of women out of the multifamily game and discuss her mission to help people, especially women, achieve financial independence with apartment building investing!
What is a Real Estate Syndication? A real estate syndication is where a group of people pool their resources to purchase real estate – often a large property like an apartment building - which would otherwise be difficult or impossible to achieve on their own. One of...
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress back in March when the pandemic was just starting to heat up. One aspect of the 800 page bill that investors need to understand is the impact to their retirement accounts. Specifically, you now have the ability to access (up to) $200,000 without penalty. Join me today with my guest, Damion Lupo, to learn how to maximize this unique opportunity.
No good comes from making decisions out of fear. So, what can multifamily syndicators do to navigate the next couple of months and cover the bills—even if our tenants can’t pay the rent on time? Today, Jason Pero joins me to explain how he is leveraging the available safeguards to ride out the Coronavirus shutdown!
“When the tide goes out, you can see who’s been swimming naked.” – Warren Buffet. Wall Street’s been hit hard by the economic slowdown, but here’s the thing… Multifamily investing isn’t immune. While it’s still a great bet for passive investors, there’s a key element to consider: Which operators are swimming naked?
What are you doing to keep your mindset right during the Coronavirus shutdown? Today, Vinney ‘Smile’ Chopra joins me to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting the multifamily space, what YOU can do to make the most of this extra time at home, and how he is cultivating a positive outlook despite the current health crisis!
When a multifamily property has peaked in value, and the rents have all been raised… How does an operator continue to increase investor returns? Answer: Refinancing! Join us in the video below where we answer your questions about refinancing multifamily syndications.