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Robert Martinez has been a successful real estate investor for more than a decade. But he made headlines recently when MF1 Capital foreclosed on one of his Houston properties.

So, how did it happen? What factors contributed to Robert losing the first deal of his career?

Robert is the visionary syndicator behind Rockstar Capital, a multifamily investing firm with a portfolio of 21 apartment communities encompassing 3,762 rental units.

In 10 years, Robert has led the underwriting, acquisition and management of 30 multifamily properties, and he is the only two-time National Apartment Association Independent Rental Owner of the Year.

On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate, Robert describes the perfect storm that led to his first foreclosure, discussing how the Fed rate hikes impacted his business.

Robert explains why hiring a third-party management company for help backfired and shares what he did to try and save the deal—and why it didn’t work.

Listen in to understand how Robert benefited from being transparent with investors and learn what he is doing to regain their trust before he expands the Rockstar portfolio.

Key Takeaways

How Robert got into real estate investing

The challenges Robert faced in his business recently

Why Robert stopped self-managing his portfolio

What factors contributed to Robert’s first foreclosure

What Robert did to try and save the deal from foreclosure

Why Robert eventually bailed on the deal

How Robert benefited from being transparent with investors

Why Robert isn’t looking for new deals right now

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