Passive investing resources
Here are my best resources to help you make better (passive) investment decisions.
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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!
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!
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.
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!
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...
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...
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!
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...
“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?
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.
So, you understand the power of digital marketing to help you scale your multifamily syndication business. The question is, where do you start? What are the first steps to building an email list and attracting an audience of investors? Today, Amy Porterfield joins me to share the first steps for building a platform online!
Hey, everyone’s got an opinion, but some people are just WRONG.Especially when it comes to investing in Class A Multifamily. Trust me, you DON’T want to fall into that trap! Today, I’ll go into detail on why we avoid putting our investor’s money (and our own) into Class A Multifamily deals.
There is one common mistake I see investors make when evaluating multifamily opportunities: They pick a deal like they’re picking a stock. Now, it may seem wise to make investment choices based on historic and projected returns. And with the stock market, you can compare returns between stocks to help you make a decision.
So, you want to connect with potential multifamily investors online. But how do you go about building a thought leadership platform? Today, Pat Flynn joins me to explain what kind of content you can create and how to best serve your audience—so they’re ready to invest when a deal comes up!
When an investor hears the word “exit” they often equate it to the sale of a property. Assets are sold, profit is made, and taxes are paid. What if I told you there are ways to exit a deal that will give you a portion of your money back to reinvest, while deferring tax on your capital gains? Today, I’ll address the different options for exiting a deal and how you can determine what to do with your position in a deal that’s ending.
Multifamily investing is the gift that keeps on giving. It provides investors with cash flow, higher returns than most investment vehicles, and a hedge against inflation. It’s also far less volatile than investing in the stock market. Simply put – it checks all of our boxes!
How will the Coronavirus pandemic impact us as multifamily investors? Today, I’m joined by an expert panel of operators to discuss what we are doing to protect our investments and serve our tenants during this challenging time and how YOU can take advantage of the shift to a buyer’s market in the months to come.
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!
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.
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.