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Below is an archive of all of my apartment building investing videos.

What is an Accredited vs Syndicated Investor?

What is an Accredited vs Syndicated Investor?

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...

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COVID Update – How the CARES Act has impacted 401(k) and IRAs

COVID Update – How the CARES Act has impacted 401(k) and IRAs

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.

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What Distinguishes Strong Operators From Weak Ones

What Distinguishes Strong Operators From Weak Ones

“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?

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How (and When) to Refinance a Multifamily Deal

How (and When) to Refinance a Multifamily Deal

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.

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Attention Owners – How to Protect Yourself from the Impact of Coronavirus

Attention Owners – How to Protect Yourself from the Impact of Coronavirus

If you own any kind of real estate, you’re probably pretty stressed right about now. You’re concerned about the effects of Covid on your tenants, and the implications it may have on you as the property owner. What if your tenants can’t pay? What if they won’t pay?? Can they sue you??? I’m going to answer these questions in the video below, so let’s get to it!

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Why You Should NOT Invest in Class A Multifamily Syndications

Why You Should NOT Invest in Class A Multifamily Syndications

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.

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As the World Closes, It's Time to Shift

As the World Closes, It's Time to Shift

In today’s video, we're going to talk about what to do as the world closes. It's time to shift! These are unprecedented and challenging times for sure. We're trying to figure out how bad it is going to get – what's the new normal? What should we do next? It is possible that it's also an opportunity for us.

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How to Analyze a Passive Investment Opportunity

How to Analyze a Passive Investment Opportunity

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.

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How to Overcome Fear – Even as Life is Turned Upside Down

How to Overcome Fear – Even as Life is Turned Upside Down

My hope for today’s video is that you can learn from my experience and can shorten your path to achieving peace and resilience through your spirituality. And if you’re already on that path, I invite you to join in the conversation in our group and Mastermind Community. Share with us your stories of success through surrender.

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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.

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Affirmations for Real Estate Investing

Affirmations for Real Estate Investing

I spent years in the restaurant industry running myself ragged just trying to make money. That was exactly where I went wrong. My WHY in that scenario was money. That alone is never enough. You have to know why you want the money, and then you need the tools and the language to help you stay focused on what your driving force is. And that’s exactly what we’ll be diving into in today’s video.

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How Passive is Passive Investing, Really?

How Passive is Passive Investing, Really?

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!

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My Top 4 Recommended Reads

My Top 4 Recommended Reads

Here's a peek at some of my most favorite books. These are the game-changers. The books that really made a difference for me in how I was operating in my life. No to mention how it helped me change how I approached goal setting and achieving.

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What's Your WHY for Financial Freedom?

What's Your WHY for Financial Freedom?

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.

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Why the Coronavirus is Great for Multifamily Investing

Why the Coronavirus is Great for Multifamily Investing

I’m not as concerned about the actual HEALTH issues with the coronavirus. As of today, The number of deaths from the virus has reached 3,110 globally, but 56,000 people die of the flue each year. But I’m more concerned about the economic impact and a potential panic it could create in the market.

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How To Do Your First Deal in As Little as 90 Days

How To Do Your First Deal in As Little as 90 Days

How is it that some people can do their first apartment building deal in 90 days? Now, if you're curious about the answer, then stay tuned because I'm going to share with you what I call my freedom accelerator. How to get started with apartment building investing by leveraging your strengths and quitting your job sooner by essentially, partnering. If you want to find out how to do that, stick around.

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How To Do Your First Apartment Deal Without Your Own Money

How To Do Your First Apartment Deal Without Your Own Money

So here's the shocking truth about getting started with apartment buildings: you don't need to be rich. In fact, you don't even need hundreds of thousands of dollars to get started with apartment building investing, because you're going to raise it from private individuals. And here's the other truth: These individuals are going to be happy to hear from you!

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Tax Law Changes You Need to Know with Damion Lupo

Tax Law Changes You Need to Know with Damion Lupo

On January 1st, something incredible happened that you really need to know about. For the first time in 13 years, there’s been a major overhaul in the retirement tax code. With this new change, multifamily investors now have the ability to make an investment in 2020 that can relieve them of their taxable burden from 2019. Up to $57,000! Want to learn more? Tune in to the video!

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How To Do Your First Apartment Deal Without Experience

How To Do Your First Apartment Deal Without Experience

This might come as a surprise to you, but you don't need five to 10 years of single-family house investing experience to get started with apartment buildings. In fact, you can get started without any experience in real estate or otherwise at all. But how do you do this? How do you get brokers and investors to take you seriously?

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How Should I Allocate My Net Worth as a Passive Investor?

How Should I Allocate My Net Worth as a Passive Investor?

“Diversification” is a hot term in the investment world today, and for good reason. Passive investors have multiple options when it comes to where they can place their money. So, what’s the magic cocktail? What percentage of your net worth should be allocated to investing in multifamily syndications versus the stock market, or any other type of vehicle?

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How to Avoid UBIT Taxes Inside an IRA

How to Avoid UBIT Taxes Inside an IRA

The benefit of higher annual returns drives a lot of people to repurpose their IRAs for multifamily real estate investment. But there’s a catch. The UBIT, or Unrelated Business Income Tax, means you could be taxed inside your IRA. It’s a real doozy!

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My 2019 Year In Review

My 2019 Year In Review

2019 was a really exciting year for me and I hope it was for you, too. If you’re like me, this is the season to reflect on the year that’s passed and to look forward to what’s ahead. I find myself thinking about the things that went well, and the things that maybe...

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How We Find Large Multifamily Deals

How We Find Large Multifamily Deals

At Nighthawk Equity, we aim to generate consistent deal flow so that you can invest with us over and over, and over again. To do this, we must couple long-term investor relationships with consistent deal flow that delivers. Today, we are going to explore these 3 key factors that keep our pipeline full.

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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?

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How to Vet a Multifamily Syndicator

How to Vet a Multifamily Syndicator

Multifamily investing is a team sport. Sometimes, we can get so caught up in “the deal” that we forget that this business is really about people. I always encourage active investors to establish their team early on, before they even start to look for deals. For you, the passive investor, the key is to partner with an experienced operator or syndicator.

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Stand Out with Brokers Using Video

Stand Out with Brokers Using Video

You’ve learned from my previous blog posts that the key to accessing off-market deals is to create relationships with brokers. If you have already started the process of building your team, contacting brokers using my suggested script, and building rapport with your new connections, you’re on the right track. But at this stage, you might also find that it’s still tough to access consistent deal flow for attractive properties. Here’s the deal. You’ve GOT to stand out from the other buyers on your broker’s list. How do you make yourself standout to land those coveted off-market deals? I’ve got some insider secrets that I’m excited to share with you today.

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Understanding Cost Segregation

Understanding Cost Segregation

One of the most common questions my investors ask me is how cost segregation can impact passive real estate investors from a tax perspective, particularly in a multifamily syndication.

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Why Apartment Demand is Growing

Why Apartment Demand is Growing

It’s no secret that the demand for apartments in the USA, from both the consumer and investor perspective, is growing. It’s one of the reasons that I am so passionate about investing in the multifamily space. But have you ever wondered why the demand is so high and why it continues to grow?

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The #1 Way to Source Multifamily Property Deals

The #1 Way to Source Multifamily Property Deals

A major challenge for investors in the multifamily space is access to consistent deal flow. While the internet makes it easy for us to search for available properties, smart investors know that properties posted online are there because no one else wanted them. Most...

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