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MB 381: How to Grow a $9M Real Estate Portfolio by Age 25 – With Caleb Johnson

MB 381 Caleb Johnson

Three months after surgery, Caleb Johnson’s mother had to make a decision: Return to work in pain or prolong retirement. Inspired to help his mother and achieve financial freedom himself, 18-year-old Caleb started investing in real estate. Listen in as Caleb explains how he grew a $9M portfolio of 117 units before he turned 25!

MB336: How to Launch Your Own Real Estate Fund – With Bridger Pennington

Think you need an Ivy League education or 20 years of experience on Wall Street to set up a fund? Think again! Listen in as Bridger Pennington explores the pros and cons of syndications versus funds, explaining how to simplify the process of raising money for multiple real estate deals through a fund.

MB321: Marketing to Scale Your Syndication Business – With Brian Wagers

Marketing to Scale Your Syndication Business

Most new multifamily investors focus on deal flow. We know that capital flow is important, but we rely on friends and family to fund our first few deals. And then the money runs out. Listen in as Brian Wagers explains how to leverage a thought leadership platform to raise capital and scale your syndication business!

MB316: Financing Multifamily Through a Credit Union – With Mark Ritter


Most investors finance real estate syndications using non-recourse debt with a fixed interest rate. But if you want to exit before the loan expires, you’re going to pay a BIG penalty on the back end. Listen in as Mark Ritter explains why you should consider financing multifamily deals through a credit union versus traditional loans.

MB278: Raising Money Through a Fund vs. Single-Asset Deals – With Joe Fairless


The vast majority of multifamily syndicators don’t stop with one property. And with each new deal, we start the stressful process of raising capital all over again. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Today, Joe Fairless explains why he has pivoted from raising money for individual deals to raising money through a fund.

What Happens When I Exit a Deal?

What Happens When I Exit a Deal?

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.

How much capital should a sponsor have in a multifamily investment deal?

How much capital should a sponsor have in a multifamily investment deal?

How much of their own capital should a sponsor have in a multifamily investment deal? It’s a fair question, and one that investors may ask to gauge how vested their partners are in the deal. But the real question is this – how important is it for a sponsor to invest their own capital? And is it a deal breaker if they don’t?