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Apartment Building Investing with Michael Blank Podcast

The Ultimate Guide to Apartment Building Investing with Michael Blank
Apartment Building Investing with Michael Blank Podcast

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MB 201: The Truth About Limiting Beliefs – With Rod Khleif

Feb 18, 2020 42:29

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What excuses are you using to explain why you haven’t gotten started with multifamily? What if those explanations are really just stories you’re telling yourself to justify a lack of action? Today, Rod Khleif joins me to share the truth about our limiting beliefs and discuss the habits successful real estate investors have in common.

MB 200: Best of 2019 – With Ken McElroy, Robert Helms, Kyle Wilson, Robert Kiyosaki, Hal Elrod & Grant Cardone

Feb 10, 2020 41:12

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What do the most successful among us have in common? Today, I’m celebrating our 200th show with a highlight reel of my top interviews from the past year. Listen in as we revisit my conversations with Ken McElroy, Robert Helms, Robert Kiyosaki, Hal Elrod, Kyle Wilson and Grant Cardone around mission, purpose and personal growth.

MB 199: What’s Working Now to Get Deals Under Contract – With the Michael Blank Team

Feb 3, 2020 27:40

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What’s working NOW to get real estate deals under contract? Today, I’m sharing the panel discussion my mentoring team had at Deal Maker Live 2019 around the challenges newbie investors face. We cover what our mentoring students are doing to be taken seriously and how they’re raising money for their first multifamily deals!

MB 198: The Calculated Courage to Do Your First Deal – With Craig Schumacher, MAI

Jan 23, 2020 40:51

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Is fear stopping you from doing your first multifamily deal? Nervous about losing the relative safety (and health insurance) that comes with a W-2? Today, Craig Schumacher joins me to explain how he developed the calculated courage to quit his job as a real estate appraiser and build his own multifamily and student housing portfolio.

MB 197: Joint Venture to Accelerate Your Multifamily Success – With Brian Briscoe

Jan 17, 2020 50:23

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Think you need to be a Lone Wolf on your first multifamily deal? Brian Briscoe was looking at 6- and 8-unit properties until he realized he could go bigger, faster if he had help. And he was right. Today, Brian joins me to explain how he leveraged a joint venture partnership to accelerate his success!

MB 196: How to Align with a Sponsor to Do Your First Multifamily Deal – With Anthony Metzger

Jan 10, 2020 49:41

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So, you don’t have real estate investing experience. And you don’t have any resources of your own to invest. Today, Anthony Metzger joins me to explain how he partnered with Nighthawk Equity to close on his first deal, a 218-unit in Little Rock—without a track record and without using any of his own money!

MB 195: Retire WAY Early Via Passive Investing in Multifamily – With Travis Watts

Jan 6, 2020 40:36

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Most of us dream of retirement because we’ll FINALLY have the time freedom to do things that interest us and spend time with the people we love. But what if you didn’t have to wait? Today, Travis Watts joins me to explain how he walked away from his W-2 via passive investing in multifamily syndications!

MB 194: How to Crush It in 2020: 6 Steps to Setting Goals You WILL Achieve

Dec 27, 2019 25:45

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It’s that time of year again. Time to set goals for the year ahead and start working toward your dream of financial freedom with multifamily investing. Today, I’m sharing my top 6 tips for setting goals you CAN and WILL achieve, explaining how to avoid overwhelm, stay on track and absolutely crush it in 2020!

MB 193: World-Class Property Management for Multifamily – With Tony LeBlanc

Dec 23, 2019 48:09

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Should you self-manage your multifamily portfolio? Or is it better to outsource to a third-party? If you do choose to outsource, what should you look for in a property management team? Today, Tony LeBlanc joins me to describe the ideal investor-property manager relationship and offer ideas for driving additional revenue while decreasing expenses.

MB 192: Crush Limiting Beliefs & Be a Multifamily Syndicator – With Sterling White

Dec 16, 2019 41:39

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Are limiting beliefs stopping you from becoming a multifamily investor? When Sterling White got his start, he was crashing in a friend’s den. He had no money and zero credit. Today, he joins me to explain how he overcame a lack of capital and experience to build a portfolio of 587 single- and multifamily units!

MB 191: Raising Millions for Multifamily Deals—In Minutes! – With Josh Cantwell

Dec 4, 2019 55:36

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If you want to raise money, I mean REALLY raise money, you need a thought leadership platform. Today, Josh Cantwell joins me to share his four steps to building an online community of investors and explain how he leverages digital marketing tactics to raise millions in capital for multifamily deals—in a matter of minutes!

MB 190: From VA Loan to Multifamily Investing Career – With Phil Capron

Nov 22, 2019 40:45

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Going through special ops training for the US military, Phil Capron noticed that the recruits who made it to the end weren’t necessarily the strongest or the fastest or the smartest. Today, Phil joins me to explain how the grit that made him successful in the armed forces informs his multifamily investing career.

MB 189: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs & Real Estate Investors – With Olenka Cullinan

Nov 19, 2019 43:15

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Why are there so few women playing in the multifamily space? And what can we do to encourage more women to become entrepreneurs and investors? Today, Olenka Cullinan joins me to discuss the limiting beliefs many women share and explain what she is doing to empower women to start or scale their businesses through #iStartFirst.

MB 188: STOP Saving Your Money & START Investing in Multifamily – With Grant Cardone

Nov 11, 2019 40:26

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Do you have your money right? Or are you handing it over to Wall Street and hoping for the best? Today, Grant Cardone joins me to explain why the secret to true wealth is to STOP saving your money and START using it to invest in real assets—like multifamily real estate!

MB 187: Raise Capital for Real Estate Through Content Creation – With Hunter Thompson

Nov 7, 2019 44:23

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Raising capital for multifamily real estate deals strikes fear in the heart of many an aspiring syndicator. But what if you didn’t have to chase leads? What if you could simply ATTRACT high-net-worth investors? Today, Hunter Thompson joins me to explain how he built a thought leadership platform that nurtures prospects through consistent content creation.

MB 186: The Predictability of Passive Investing in Multifamily – With Spencer Hilligoss

Nov 4, 2019 49:40

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W-2 employment gives us a sense of security. But what happens if you lose your job or can’t work due to illness or injury? Today, Spencer Hilligoss joins me to explain what inspired him to pursue passive income through multifamily and why passive investing in apartment buildings is more predictable than you think!

MB 185: Creating an Uber-Like Resident Experience for Apartment Buildings – With Patrick Antrim

Oct 28, 2019 40:05

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Technology has succeeded in disrupting several industries. Think about Uber’s impact on taxis. Or how Airbnb changed hotels. These innovations work because they create a frictionless experience for consumers. Today, Patrick Antrim joins me to explain how multifamily investors can leverage tech to better the resident experience and compete in the market of the future!

MB 184: Building a Platform to Market Your Multifamily Brand – With Kyle Wilson

Oct 21, 2019 55:02

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So, you’re getting into the business of multifamily investing. Like it or not, you’re also getting into the business of marketing and promotions. Today, Kyle Wilson joins me to discuss his 18-year partnership with Jim Rohn and explain how to find your secret sauce, build a platform, and promote your real estate brand!

MB 183: Pursue a Meaningful Life Through Multifamily Investing – With Drew Whitson

Oct 14, 2019 39:10

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Most of us would really like to live a life of purpose. Problem is, working a traditional W-2 job can take all the good out of you. Today, full-time real estate investor and multifamily mentor Drew Whitson joins me to describe how achieving financial freedom has given him the opportunity to pursue a meaningful life!

MB 182: An Action-Oriented Approach to Financial Freedom with Multifamily – With David Kamara

Oct 7, 2019 42:53

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Real estate investors come in many different shapes and sizes, but the one thing they ALL have in common is hustle. They balance learning with DOING, taking action to achieve their dreams of financial freedom. Today, David Kamara joins me to explain how he replaced his income in just 12 months with apartment building investing!

MB 181: Double Your Money Through Passive Investing in Multifamily – With Jan Larson

Sep 30, 2019 27:30

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What kind of returns can a passive multifamily real estate investor expect? What if you could double your money in just five or six years? And pay little or nothing in the way of taxes? Today, Jan Larson joins me to explain how he generated enough passive income to quit his stressful tech job!

MB 180: Adding Gold to Your Investment Portfolio – With Dana Samuelson & Brien Lundin

Sep 23, 2019 32:26

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Multifamily investors are smart to put their money in real estate as a hedge against currency devaluation. But what else can we do to protect our wealth from the declining value of the US dollar? Today, Dana Samuelson and Brien Lundin join me to explain why you should add gold to your investment portfolio!

MB 179: Take the Next Step to Financial Freedom with Multifamily – With Mauricio Ramos

Sep 16, 2019 36:09

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Too many aspiring real estate investors never take action because they’re waiting for the right time, or they’re holding off until they know EVERYTHING about multifamily. Today, Mauricio Ramos joins me to share his take-the-next-step approach to entrepreneurship and explain how he quit his job in construction management with apartment building investing!

MB 178: 10X Your Multifamily Income with an Extended-Stay STR Model – With Al Williamson

Sep 9, 2019 32:41

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Real estate investors tend to be cautious about implementing a short-term rental strategy. But what if we could enjoy the benefits of an Airbnb model WITHOUT the regulatory uncertainty or the extra expense? Today, Al Williamson joins me to discuss the extended-stay STR model he used to quit his job with an 8-unit multifamily property!

MB 177: Tech Tools for Data-Driven Multifamily Investing – With Raj Tekchandani

Sep 4, 2019 30:25

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Advancements in technology allow us to access and analyze an incredible amount of data. But what does this mean for multifamily investors? Today, Raj Tekchandani joins me to discuss the AI and machine learning tools geared toward real estate and explain how he quit his job in tech startups to become a data-driven, full-time investor!

MB 176: Hit Your Growth Zone & Quit Your 9-to-5 with Multifamily – With Andrew Kuhn

Aug 29, 2019 39:37

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Are you settling for good enough? It’s easy to get comfortable with life and let complacency set in. But to achieve greatness, you’ve got to get comfortable being uncomfortable. Today, Andrew Kuhn joins me to explain how he got into the growth zone and quit his job to become a full-time multifamily mentor and investor!

MB 175: Leveraging Hustle & Heart to Find Off-Market Deals – With Logan Freeman

Aug 22, 2019 41:45

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Good deals are so hard to find right now! That’s become a common complaint among real estate investors in recent months, but I’m not convinced it’s true. Today, Logan Freeman joins me to explain how cultivating an abundance mentality and hustling to build relationships with brokers gives him access to off-market multifamily deals.

MB 174: Put Your Money in Motion with Passive Investing – With Ryan McKenna

Aug 15, 2019 37:41

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If you make good money, and you want to make it work for you, passive investing in multifamily syndications may be a perfect fit. Today, Ryan McKenna joins me to explain how he achieved financial freedom as a passive investor and discuss how real estate outperforms other investment options—including the stock market!

MB 173: Real Estate Investing Across Asset Classes – With Adam the Brit

Aug 8, 2019 44:18

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A jack of all trades is the master of none, right? We’re taught that it’s best to focus on one real estate investment strategy and beware of shiny objects. But Adam the Brit has a slightly different philosophy. Today, he joins me to share the benefit of establishing multiple income streams across different asset classes!

MB 172: Building an Investor Pipeline for Multifamily Syndications – With Kyle Mitchell

Aug 1, 2019 35:51

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Once you get a multifamily deal under contract, the clock starts ticking. You have limited time to raise capital, so it’s super-important that you have a database of potential investors to call on. Today, Kyle Mitchell joins me to share the blueprint he used to raise $1M in 60 days for his first syndication!

MB 171: Passive Investing in Today’s Market – With Bronson Hill

Jul 25, 2019 26:58

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If you’ve got money to invest, you’ve got a lot of options. Today, Bronson Hill is interviewing me about the pros and cons of the investing in the stock market, single-family homes and apartment syndications. I explain the difference between active and passive investing and share the current market outlook for multifamily!

MB 170: Maximizing ROI in Value-Add Multifamily Deals – With Ira Singer & Marc Rutzen

Jul 18, 2019 35:46

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Adding value to a property is what allows you to raise rents and earn a solid ROI. Today, Ira Singer and Marc Rutzen join me to discuss the fundamentals of value-add multifamily deals. Listen in for insight on choosing the right contractor, overseeing large-scale renovations, and making decisions around amenities that work in your market.

MB 169: Burning the Boats to Go All-In on Multifamily – With Jerome Myers

Jul 11, 2019 41:53

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Should you burn the boats and go all-in on multifamily? Today, Jerome Myers joins me to explain what motivated him to walk away from a six-figure engineering job and pursue real estate investing—before he’d done a single deal! Listen in for Jerome’s insight on leveraging partnerships and coaching to make your dreams real.

MB 168: MAKE the Time for Multifamily & Quit Your W-2 Job – With Anna Kelley

Jul 4, 2019 42:41

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Don’t think you have the time to start investing in multifamily? Anna Kelley is a wife and mother of 4 who worked a demanding full-time job AND built a real estate portfolio on the side. Today, she joins me to explain how she took consistent action—and quit her job with apartment building investing!

MB 167: The Financial Freedom to Pursue a Greater Purpose – With Reed Goossens

Jun 27, 2019 33:50

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The beautiful thing about achieving financial freedom is that it gives you the means to give back. Today, Reed Goossens joins me to share the #1 factor that helped him build an impressive 1,100-unit multifamily portfolio and explain how he is using real estate as a vehicle to pursue a greater purpose!

MB 166: Leveraging the Deferred Sales Trust to Defer Capital Gains – With Brett Swarts

Jun 20, 2019 41:24

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The 1031 Exchange is the best-known way to defer capital gains on the sale of a property. But what do you do if several of your LPs want to cash out? Today, Brett Swarts joins me to share an alternative method for deferring taxes on your real estate portfolio, the Deferred Sales Trust.

MB 165: The BE-DO-HAVE Model for Achieving Your Big Dreams – With Hal Elrod

Jun 13, 2019 48:48

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We want to be the best version of ourselves for the people we love and lead. But most of us don’t think we can BE happy or fulfilled until we HAVE the things we want. What if we’ve got it backwards? Today, Hal Elrod joins me to share his BE-DO-HAVE approach to achieving your dreams!

MB 164: The Doability of Real Estate Investing – With Bob Helms

Jun 6, 2019 39:02

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Of all the people exposed to real estate on a regular basis, very few take action to become investors themselves. If awareness is not the problem, then what is? Today, Bob Helms (The Godfather of Real Estate) joins me to share the top takeaways from his new book, Be in the Top 1%.

MB 163: Discover Your Real Estate Sales Dog – With Blair Singer

May 30, 2019 31:19

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Most of us real estate investors don’t see ourselves as salespeople. We believe you have to be an attack dog to do well in sales, and that’s just not us. Listen in as Rich Dad Advisor Blair Singer explains how to cultivate confidence, play to our strengths, and make money just being ourselves!

MB 162: Quit Your Job & Control Your Own Destiny with Multifamily – With Danny Randazzo

May 23, 2019 34:53

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Imagine having the passive income to quit your job. Imagine having the freedom to control your own time—and financial destiny. Imagine having the means to build wealth for your family long-term. Today, Danny Randazzo joins me to explain how he is making the transition from employee to full-time investor with a robust multifamily portfolio!

MB 161: Break into the Multifamily Business with Joint Ventures – With Jens Nielsen

May 16, 2019 33:03

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What’s the best way to break into multifamily? Active or passive investing? Go it alone or partner with a team? Raise capital or syndicate deals? Today, Jens Nielsen joins me to share the benefits of each strategy and explain how to leverage the power of joint ventures to invest in bigger deals early on!

MB 160: What’s Spirituality Got to Do with Real Estate Investing? – With Robert Kiyosaki

May 10, 2019 19:48

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Robert Kiyosaki is a legend in the realm of financial literacy and real estate investing. But when he speaks live, Robert talks about pursuing a calling and doing what God wants. Today, he joins me to explain why spirituality is a priority in his life and share the themes of his new book, FAKE.

MB 159: Work Less & Make More as a Passive Investor in Multifamily – With Paul Moore

May 3, 2019 29:40

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Are you a high-earner looking to get into the real estate game as an active investor? Why work harder than necessary to make less than you could? Today, Paul Moore joins me to discuss the advantages of passive investing in commercial real estate, including the tax benefits, consistent return, and minimal risk profile!

MB 158: The Danger in Using Your IRA to Invest in Multifamily – With Damion Lupo

Apr 26, 2019 28:19

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Are you using your IRA to invest in a multifamily syndication? Then brace yourself for an unexpected tax bill when the asset sells. Today, Damion Lupo joins me to explain why the QRP is a better vehicle for real estate investors to avoid Unrelated Business Income Tax and regain control of your retirement savings!

MB 157: Achieving Financial Freedom as a Passive Investor in Multifamily – With Doug Marshall

Apr 19, 2019 31:34

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So, you want to achieve financial freedom with real estate investing, but you’re a busy person with a demanding job and a lot of responsibility. You don’t have time to learn the ins and outs of putting together an advisory team, finding a good deal, or making decisions about the financing and management of a […]

MB 156: How the Broader Economy Impacts Your Multifamily Investments – With Robert Helms

Apr 12, 2019 28:27

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With many economists warning that we’re headed toward another downturn, it is prudent for multifamily investors to expand our focus to the broader economic picture. Today, Robert Helms joins me to share an overview of The Real Estate Guys’ recent Summit at Sea and explain what market trends we should be looking out for!

MB 155: Apply Real Estate Strategy to Generate Cashflow with Stocks – With Andy Tanner

Apr 5, 2019 49:11

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Multifamily investors tend to look down on paper assets, arguing that the stock market is an ill-advised place to keep your money. But what if it’s not so different after all? Today, Andy Tanner joins me to explain how to apply real estate strategies to stocks and generate additional cashflow!

MB 154: Leveraging Content Creation to Connect with Passive Investors – With Annie Dickerson

Mar 29, 2019 30:43

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Raising capital is crucial in making a real estate syndication happen. But how do you go about connecting with high-net-worth individuals? Today, Annie Dickerson joins me to discuss how she leverages content creation to build trust with prospective passive investors and explain how she quit her job to raise money for multifamily full-time!

MB 153: The Now-or-Never Approach to Living an Intentional Life – With Paul Nagaoka

Mar 22, 2019 37:19

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Are you willing to get off the sidelines and ‘get your jersey dirty’? Are you ready to put your time and energy into things that really make you come ALIVE? Today, Paul Nagaoka joins me to share his secrets to living an intentional life—with the resources provided by a career in multifamily real estate!

MB 152: 4 Steps to Protect Your Personal & Real Estate Assets – With Garrett Sutton

Mar 15, 2019 30:59

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In a perfect world, honest multifamily investors would never have to deal with frivolous lawsuits. But we live in the real world where being sued is a very real possibility. Today, Rich Dad Advisor Garrett Sutton joins me to share his 4 steps to protecting your personal and real estate assets!

MB 151: Uncovering Off-Market Multifamily Opportunities for Unlimited Deal Flow – With Cory Boatright & Sean Terry

Mar 8, 2019 40:00

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In a climate where good deals are hard to find, off-market opportunities are key for multifamily real estate investors. But how do you find property owners who might be willing to sell? Today, Cory Boatright and Sean Terry join me to share the resources and marketing strategies they use to source unlimited deal flow!

MB 150: From Starving Artist to Financially-Free Multifamily Investor – With Mark Hentemann

Mar 1, 2019 30:34

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Imagine having the financial security to do what you love, even if that work happens to be in an unpredictable industry like entertainment. Today, Mark Hentemann joins me to explain how he went from starving artist to financially-free real estate investor, writing scripts for Family Guy while he built a 185-unit multifamily portfolio!

MB 149: How Real Estate Investing Can Save Your (Financial) Life – With AJ Osborne

Feb 22, 2019 32:46

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18 months ago, AJ Osborne fell ill with a disease that left him completely paralyzed and comatose, and he spent several months on life support. Today, he joins me to explain how sustainable passive income from real estate investing allowed him to focus on healing and continue to support his family as he recovered.

MB 148: Automating Investor Relations as You Scale Your Multifamily Business – With Josiah Mann

Feb 15, 2019 25:44

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As you scale your multifamily real estate business, it becomes increasingly challenging to communicate consistently and manage larger and larger numbers of investors. Today, Josiah Mann of Investor Deal Room joins me to explain how his platform can help you automate your workflow, track leads and build long-term trust with investors!

MB 147: The Unique Perspective of a Financial Planner Turned Multifamily Investor – With Jason Harris

Feb 8, 2019 35:11

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As a financial planner, Jason Harris helped clients prepare for retirement. At the same time, he was building a multifamily real estate portfolio to replace his W-2 income. And last Thursday, he retired from financial planning (in his early 30’s!) to pursue investing full-time. Today, Jason joins me to share his journey to financial independence.

MB 146: What You Need to Know About Multifamily Financing – With John Brickson

Feb 1, 2019 32:47

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Securing the financing you need can make or break a real estate deal. Today, John Brickson of Old Capital joins me to discuss the most common mistakes investors make when it comes to multifamily financing, the advantages of working with an intermediary, and the differences among Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and bridge loans.

MB 145: Luring Passive Investors to Raise Money for Multifamily – With Tim Bratz

Jan 25, 2019 34:22

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Raising private money is a lot like fishing: You put a lure in the water and then wait for the investors to come to you. Today, multifamily investor Tim Bratz joins me to discuss the current opportunity around raising capital for apartment buildings and explain how he grew a 2K-unit portfolio in just 42 months!

MB 144: Building Multifamily Credibility with a Quality Website – With Todd Heitner

Jan 18, 2019 30:12

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A quality website affords you instant credibility as a syndicator. But is there an easy way to build a good one without investing a lot of time or money in the process? Today, Todd Heitner joins me to explain how Apartment Investor Pro can help you build your multifamily website in just one day!

MB 143: Awakening to Your True Purpose & Potential – With Keith Elias

Jan 11, 2019 34:00

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As aspiring multifamily investors, we’re all working toward financial freedom. But to what end? What is your true purpose? Why were you created? Today, former NFL player Keith Elias joins me to offer insight around defining your core values, awakening to your true potential, and building a life and legacy of significance!

MB 142: 3 Tips to Help You Crush It in 2019 – With Michael Blank

Jan 4, 2019 22:32

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Is 2019 the year you finally get on the road to financial freedom with multifamily real estate? Today, I’m sharing my top 3 tips to crush it in 2019, from getting clear on your goals and scheduling intentional time to work toward them to taking tiny action and celebrating the small WINS along the way!

MB 141: Under the Hood of Asset Management for Multifamily Syndicators – With Drew Kniffin

Dec 28, 2018 38:13

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In a perfect world, we could syndicate a multifamily property and then sit back and wait for the checks to roll in. But in the real world, we are responsible for asset management. Today, Drew Kniffin joins me to discuss the chief aspects of the job—overseeing the property manager and communicating with investors.

MB 140: Building ‘Wealth Unbroken’ Through Multifamily Real Estate – With Rebecca Walser

Dec 21, 2018 27:57

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Are you counting on a 401(k) and investments in the stock market to sustain you through retirement? Today, Rebecca Walser joins me to discuss the danger in following the advice of traditional financial planners and share her strategy for building long-term wealth by investing in non-traditional asset classes—including multifamily real estate!

MB 139: Financial Independence Through Multifamily (One Rental at a Time) – With Michael Zuber

Dec 14, 2018 33:08

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Real estate is a secure place to put your money. But your cashflow potential increases exponentially if you’re willing to invest in apartment buildings. Today, Michael Zuber joins me to explain how he opened his mind to multifamily and achieved financial freedom—One Rental at a Time!

MB 138: Syndication vs. Creative Financing for Multifamily Capital – With Jake Stenziano & Gino Barbaro

Dec 7, 2018 35:25

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While syndication is the most popular way to raise money to fund a multifamily deal, it is not the only option. Today, Jake Stenziano and Gino Barbaro explain how they built an impressive portfolio by way of creative financing—and why they are adding syndication to their repertoire now!

MB 137: Attracting Real Estate Business with a Meaningful Mission – With Kent Clothier

Nov 30, 2018 36:21

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To reach the highest levels of success in real estate, it’s important to have your mind—and heart—in the right place. So, what’s driving you? Today, Kent Clothier joins me to explain how shifting his focus from money to mission helps him attract clients and create a fulfilling business and family life.

MB 136: From Splitting Firewood to Full-Time Multifamily Investor in Under 2 Years – With Michael Beeman

Nov 23, 2018 37:19

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Once upon a time, Michael Beeman was struggling. He had a blended family of seven kids, and his corporate salary of $60K was simply not enough. Today, he joins me to explain how he went from working a second job splitting firewood for extra cash to a 64-unit multifamily portfolio in just 18 months!

MB 135: How to Lead a Popular Multifamily Meetup & Raise $4.4M – With Adam Adams

Nov 15, 2018 38:22

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So, you want to scale your multifamily business. What are your options? Adam Adams went the route of leading his own real estate investing meetup. Today, he joins me to explain how his group gained popularity FAST and how he leveraged the network to raise $4.4M and become a community leader in the space!

MB 134: From Zero to 112 Multifamily Units in 9 Months – With Kyle Collins

Nov 8, 2018 30:47

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When you know, you know. Once Kyle Collins fell in love with multifamily as an asset class, he didn’t waste any time. Today, he joins me to explain how he went from zero to 112 units in just 9 months and quit his job to pursue real estate investing full time!

MB 133: Designing a Life of Balance – With Ken McElroy

Nov 1, 2018 29:11

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If you ask people to reflect on their regrets, no one ever mentions money or work. Rather, their focus tends toward relationships. Today, Ken McElroy joins me to explain how he has designed a life of balance that allows him to scale a successful real estate business AND be fully present with his family.

MB 132: Leveraging a Multifamily Mentor for Wisdom Without the Wait – With Larry Goins

Oct 25, 2018 29:19

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If you want to succeed as a multifamily investor, find someone you know, like and trust who is willing to mentor you—even if you have to buy your way in. Larry Goins joins me to discuss the value in paying somebody that’s been where you want to go for ‘wisdom without the wait.’

MB 131: Improve Your Memory & Grow Your Multifamily Business – With Ron White

Oct 18, 2018 22:47

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Do you struggle to remember names at networking events? Do you rely on notes when giving a presentation? Do you invest in conferences—and promptly forget what you learned? Ron White joins me to share his system of visualization to improve your memory, enhance your relationships, and ultimately grow your multifamily business!

MB 130: Raising Private Capital to Grow Your Multifamily Portfolio – With Matt Faircloth

Oct 11, 2018 30:12

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Are you still skeptical that you can build a real estate business using other people’s money? Or, maybe you don’t think your sphere of influence has access to that kind of capital. Matt Faircloth joins me to explain where to look for money within your network and how to grow a multifamily portfolio using private capital.

MB 129: Mitigate Your Risk with the Right Multifamily Insurance – With Bryan Shimeall

Oct 4, 2018 28:13

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What could possibly go wrong? If you are the proud owner of a multifamily property, the answers range from minor falls to catastrophic weather events. Bryan Shimeall joins me to explain how to mitigate your risk and secure the best multifamily insurance coverage for those circumstances outside your control!

MB 128: Leveraging the Perpetual Wealth Strategy to Be Your Own Bank – With Patrick Donohoe

Sep 27, 2018 38:50

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What if you could take the concept of financial freedom next level and essentially become your own bank? Patrick Donohoe joins me to discuss the Perpetual Wealth Strategy, explaining how you can leverage a particular kind of life insurance policy to facilitate real estate investment, secure retirement funds, and build a legacy for your children!

MB 127: How Multifamily Real Estate Investors WIN Under the New Tax Law – With Tom Wheelwright

Sep 20, 2018 41:17

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Real estate was a big winner in the tax reform bill passed in December 2017. So, how exactly do the new laws impact us as passive investors and syndicators? Tom Wheelwright joins me to discuss how multifamily investors can use the available incentives to reduce the amount of money we owe the government!

MB 126: The BEST EVER Advanced Multifamily Strategies for Raising Money at Scale – With Joe Fairless

Sep 13, 2018 28:28

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If you’re early in your career as a multifamily syndicator, aligning your interests with a qualified team is essential in overcoming your lack of experience to go after larger, more lucrative deals. Joe Fairless joins me to discuss his new book, Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book, and share his approach to money raising at scale.

MB 125: The 5 Pillars of Elevated Wealth – With Brian Fouts

Sep 6, 2018 31:29

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How do the multimillionaires and billionaires among us create and grow their wealth? What strategies do they implement to generate multiple revenue streams? Brian Fouts joins me to share the 5 Pillars of Elevated Wealth, explaining how to shift your mindset away from trading time for money—and pursue portfolio and passive income!

MB 124: The Shortest Distance Between You + Financial Freedom = Multifamily – With Josh Eitingon

Aug 30, 2018 30:01

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What is the quickest route to financial freedom through real estate? Josh Eitingon joins me to explain how a coach supported him in accelerating the timeline and jumping straight into multifamily investing. Listen in for Josh’s advice around investing in your own deals, optimizing each new property, and scaling up a multifamily business!

MB 123: Fostering an Abundance Mentality for Multifamily Success – With Jack Petrick

Aug 23, 2018 51:19

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Spending a little more money up front on mentoring and devoting your time to the activities that grow your business result in higher revenue long-term. Jack Petrick learned this the hard way, and he joins me to discuss the benefits of coaching, outsourcing busy work, and fostering an abundance mentality!

MB 122: Becoming a Time-Wealthy Multifamily Investor – With Mark Dolfini

Aug 16, 2018 32:42

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The vast majority of us get into multifamily investing because we are hungry for time freedom, yet many lose sight of that original goal in pursuit of financial wealth. Landlord Coach Mark Dolfini joins me to explain how to calculate the value of your time and return your focus to the things that matter most!

MB 121: Proactive Property Management in the 5 Phases of Multifamily – With Bryan Chavis

Aug 9, 2018 40:56

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There are 5 phases in the multifamily investing process, and the property manager you hire plays a key role in nearly every stage. Bestselling author Bryan Chavis joins me to explain what to look for in a property management company as well as the Key Performance Indicators to use in assessing their performance.

MB 120: 20 Units to Financial Freedom with Multifamily – With Aaron Howell

Aug 2, 2018 26:29

Description:

Can you achieve financial freedom in just 20 units? Pharmacist and real estate investor Aaron Howell joins me to explain how he replaced his income with a modest multifamily portfolio and transitioned to a part-time role because he WANTS to keep working at the pharmacy—not because he HAS to!

MB 118: Investing in the Growing Cannabis Industry Through Real Estate – With Leslie Plettner

Jul 20, 2018 29:36

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Cannabis is legal in nine states plus Washington, DC—but what does that mean for us as real estate investors? Leslie Plettner of BaseCanna joins me to explain how her team is working to develop an ecosystem for cannabis operators, providing them with the real estate necessary to grow, manufacture and sell their products.

MB 117: Pushing Your Limits to Strike Multifamily Gold – With Anna Simpson

Jul 13, 2018 35:36

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Anna Simpson’s philosophy is you don’t make money in your comfort zone! She joins me to describe how she pushes limits to reach the next goal, learning from experience as a passive multifamily investor to become a syndicator, raising $1.4M for her first 70-unit deal—and landing a 76-unit property just two months later!

MB 119: Building Your Multifamily Resume Through Partnerships – With Danny Woodford

Jul 12, 2018 28:22

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How do you build a multifamily resume without any experience or capital to speak of? The answer lies in partnering with someone who’s done it before. Danny Woodford of Mission Bay Investments joins me to discuss what he is looking for in aspiring syndicators and money raisers to add to his team!

MB 116: Reawakening, Reinvention & Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate – With Alan Schnur

Jul 6, 2018 48:06

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Alan Schnur was away on a business trip during 9/11. He lost 40 of his 44 team members that day, but he gained the drive for continuous growth and think-big mindset that informs his real estate career. Alan joins me to share his incredible journey from single family rehabs to multifamily syndication to retail acquisitions.

MB 115: Enlisting an SEC Attorney to Protect Yourself & Ensure Compliance – With Mauricio Rauld

Jun 29, 2018 31:39

Description:

If you are new to the idea of raising money to invest in apartment buildings, the particulars of complying with SEC regulations may have you spooked. Mauricio Rauld joins me to explain his role as a syndication lawyer and walk us through the process of working with an attorney to ensure compliance with securities law!

MB 114: The Ten Commandments of Negotation – With Stefan Aarnio

Jun 22, 2018 40:46

Description:

Every human interaction is a negotiation. Stefan Aarnio joins me to walk us through his ten commandments of negotiation, from the importance of gathering information before you make an offer to establishing clear goals going into a real estate negotiation. Learn to make people work for concessions, get what you want—and get out!

MB 113: From Auto Mechanic to Self-Made Millionaire Through Multifamily – With Peter Conti

Jun 14, 2018 45:31

Description:

Courage is about feeling the fear but ‘saddling up anyway.’ Peter Conti joins me to explain how he was motivated to action despite his fear—and make the transition from auto mechanic to self-made millionaire in just over three years, using creative financing to invest in multifamily real estate!

MB 112: Scaling Up from a Duplex to 2,700 Multifamily Units – With Ivan Barratt

Jun 7, 2018 27:20

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The journey to 10K units starts with a single step! Ivan Barratt joins me to explain how he went from a duplex to 2,700 units and $100M in assets under management. Listen in for the game changers that helped Ivan scale and learn how ‘the little things’ can prepare you for a career in multifamily.

MB 111: AirBnB for Apartments with Tim Hubbard

Jun 1, 2018 22:46

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How did Tim Hubbard make a rundown 8-unit multifamily property in Memphis Airbnb-ready—and start earning $2,500 PER UNIT in revenue each month? Listen in as Tim explains how he manages the property remotely while he travels the world and learn what factors to consider in choosing real estate for short-term rental!

MB 110: Conservative Underwriting & Risk-Management in Multifamily Investing – With Omar Khan

May 29, 2018 42:39

Description:

Conservative underwriting is the key to a safe multifamily investment. But how can you tell if the numbers are too aggressive? Omar Khan joins me to explain what to watch out for in terms of revenue growth, reserves, loan terms and exit strategy. Listen in for insight on leveraging a sensitivity analysis to mitigate risk.

MB 109: Leveraging the Law of the First Deal to Quit Your Job with Multifamily – with Michael Blank

May 21, 2018 16:39

Description:

Once you truly DECIDE to pursue multifamily, it takes 3 to 5 years to replace your income—and the process is set in motion via the Law of the First Deal. Today, I’m unpacking the phenomenon, helping you develop a concrete plan for quitting your job with apartment building investing!

MB 108: Analyzing 100 Multifamily Deals to Find the ONE – With Andrew Cushman

May 14, 2018 35:33

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Are you willing to analyze 100 deals to find ONE good one? Andrew Cushman sits down with me to discuss his first deal, a 92-unit property in Macon, Georgia, and share what he learned about vetting investors and estimating renovation costs. Listen in to understand why finding a good deal is challenging—but not impossible!

MB 107: The 3 Spiritual Lessons That Changed My Life as an Entrepreneur – With Michael Blank

May 4, 2018 23:38

Description:

At the heart of every successful entrepreneur is a deep sense of spirituality. Today, I’m sharing the three spiritual lessons that helped me realize an incredibly fulfilling life teaching multifamily investing. Listen in for insight on surrendering control, finding peace regardless of the circumstances, and shifting to a mindset of giving.

MB 106: Getting in the Multifamily Game, With or Without Syndication – With Mario Ortiz

Apr 26, 2018 46:49

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Mario Ortiz’s first multifamily deal wasn’t a homerun. But Mario argues that ‘getting in the game’ is more important than the size or quality of the first deal. Listen in to understand how he used creative financing to build a thriving multifamily business without syndication—while working full-time as a mechanical engineer!

MB 105: How a Willingness to Fail Breeds Multifamily Success – With Todd Fox

Apr 26, 2018 43:34

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What’s differentiates a successful real estate investor from someone who doesn’t take action? Todd Fox joins me to share his journey from bankruptcy to successful developer, explaining how a willingness to fail sets him apart. Learn how Todd scaled up from redeveloping a single duplex to a $37M student housing complex at Cornell University!

MB 104: Building Community is Good for the Soul AND the Bottom Line – With Pete Kelly

Apr 19, 2018 27:25

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The two biggest issues multifamily owners face are turnover and resident satisfaction. How can you address both issues and create a community in your apartments that makes residents want to stay, even if the rents go up? Pete Kelly joins me to explain how Apartment Life positively impacts tenants’ lives— and your bottom line.

MB 103: Accelerate Your Real Estate Success with a High-Level Network – With Mike Hambright

Apr 12, 2018 25:18

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Mike Hambright firmly believes that meaningful conversations with high-level investors can take your real estate game to the next level. He joins me to discuss his transition from the corporate world to full-time real estate, the resources available on his FlipNerd platform, and strategies for building your network.

MB 102: Curing Entrepreneurial ADD with a Focus on Multifamily – With Ben Risser

Apr 5, 2018 26:31

Description:

Ben Risser had a bad case of entrepreneurial ADD: He wanted to pursue real estate but couldn’t get focused on a single strategy. Today, Ben sits down with me to discuss his decision to do multifamily, his partnership with Matt Faircloth, and the 198-unit deal they closed in January!

MB 101: Living the ‘Sunsets and Palm Trees’ Lifestyle with Multifamily – With Corey Peterson

Mar 29, 2018 23:10

Description:

Want to save ten years or so and get right to the financial freedom part of real estate investing? Corey Peterson joins me to explain how he fell into the ‘hustle and grind’ of fix and flips for many years before finally making the transition to multifamily—and why you should skip that step!

MB 100: Reflection Inspires Action in Multifamily Investing – With Scott Price

Mar 22, 2018 34:26

Description:

Time spent in reflection often inspires ACTION among aspiring multifamily investors. This was true for Scott Price, who joins me to explain how he overcame his inexperience in multifamily, why a lack of awareness around syndication led to slow growth, and the path he took to quit his job and pursue real estate full time!

MB 099: Control Your Own Destiny Through Real Estate Investing – With Clayton Morris

Mar 15, 2018 46:16

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We’ve been conditioned to believe that a steady paycheck is a safety net, but Clayton Morris contends that the opposite is true. Listen in to find out why he left a prestigious career in broadcasting to found Morris Invest and learn how establishing a strong WHY can set you up for success in real estate.

MB 098: Impact Investing to Change People’s Lives Where They Live – With Eddie Lorin

Mar 9, 2018 17:48

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As multifamily investors, we sometimes forget that real people live in our apartments. Veteran investor Eddie Lorin joins me to explain the concept of impact investing. Listen in for his approach to taking care of working class tenants where they live, creating a sense of community so that renters stay, pay and refer their friends!

MB 097: Marketing, Lead Generation, and Requiring Your Own Success – Michael Quarles

Mar 2, 2018 51:56

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What is secret sauce that makes a person successful? Accomplished real estate investor Michael Quarles says that you must REQUIRE yourself to take action every day in order to achieve. Listen in for Michael’s high-level strategies for lead generation, his criteria for choosing a market, and his ‘taste the caviar’ challenge for aspiring multifamily investors.

MB 096: Positioning Yourself as a Multifamily Leader, With or Without a Track Record- with Neal Bawa

Feb 23, 2018 43:47

Description:

Neal Bawa’s 3,600-member multifamily meetup is the largest in the US. But when he started the group, Neal had zero multifamily experience! Listen in to find out how he positioned himself as a leader, why telling the story of a deal is essential in raising money, and why NOW is the right time for multifamily.

MB 095: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You a Better Multifamily Investor With Nathan Tabor

Feb 16, 2018 41:04

Description:

The problem with things being too easy is that you don’t learn. Just ask Nathan Tabor: His first multifamily deal went so smoothly that he was blindsided when major setbacks threatened to derail his second and third investments. Listen in to learn from Nathan’s mistakes around vetting financials, verifying zoning regulations and establishing work-life balance.

MB 094: Addicted to Multifamily with Andrew Campbell

Feb 9, 2018 37:00

Description:

When his dad suffered a massive brain hemorrhage, Andrew Campbell reconsidered what he wanted out of life. The answer was flexibility and freedom, and real estate became the catalyst. Today Andrew joins me to offer his insight on leveraging an addiction to multifamily to live the life YOU design.

MB 093: Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Real Estate Investments – With Scott Smith

Feb 4, 2018 23:04

Description:

‘You’ve been served.’ Those are scary words for a real estate investor, but the truth is that you are likely to face a lawsuit at some point in your career. Attorney and real estate investor Scott Smith joins me to explain how to protect your assets and avoid litigation.

MB 092: From Teacher to Fulltime Multifamily Investor – with Todd Dexheimer

Jan 26, 2018 35:43

Description:

Todd Dexheimer always wanted to be a multifamily investor, but he got distracted by single-family rentals and flips. I’m on the line with Todd to learn how he went from high school teacher to real estate investor and get his take on how to go big quickly—rather than waiting to ‘graduate’ to multifamily!

MB 091: The Fast Track to Multifamily – With Josh Sterling

Jan 19, 2018 38:35

Description:

Josh Sterling’s advice to aspiring real estate investors? Get on the fast track to multifamily as soon as possible! Today Josh shares how he scaled up to 250 units and quit his job to pursue real-estate full-time. Listen in for Josh’s advice around taking massive action to build a reputation and work on your own terms.

MB 090: 3 Ways To Retire With Multifamily – Michael Blank

Jan 12, 2018 21:47

Description:

If 2018 is YOUR year, the year you do your first multifamily deal and get on the road to retirement, then the next step is to determine your route. Today I cover the four roles you can play in a general partnership: syndicator, passive investor, balance sheet guarantor, or money raiser.

MB 089: Increasing Your Productivity Through Purpose – With David Sweeney

Jan 5, 2018 34:32

Description:

How do you move from education into action? David Sweeney contends that the best way to pump up your productivity is through purpose. He is on the line to share his journey from Seattle PD veteran to real estate investor, explaining how he became the proud owner of a 24-unit property in just nine months!

MB 088: Goal-Setting to Crush It in 2018 – With Rod Khleif

Dec 29, 2017 36:40

Description:

What if you could overcome your limiting belief systems—otherwise known as BS—and totally crush it in 2018? Rod Khlief joins me to discuss his five-step goal-setting methodology and to offer his insight around overcoming fears and discouragement to take action on your goals.

MB 087: Considering Self-Storage as a Recession-Resistant Investment – With Hunter Thompson

Dec 22, 2017 26:54

Description:

Could self-storage be your niche in the commercial real estate space? I’m joined by Hunter Thompson of Cash Flow Connections to explore the benefits of this asset class, how to identify the best markets for self-storage, and what to look for in a sponsor. Listen in for Hunter’s take on what makes self-storage a recession-resistant investment!

MB 086 – Find Your Niche Raising Capital for Multi-Family Syndicators – With Lane Kawaoka

Dec 15, 2017 26:58

Description:

Interested in multifamily, but syndication is not for you? If your strengths lie in networking and raising money, you can get into apartment building investing as a general partner who specializes in soliciting capital. Today, I’m on the line with Lane Kawaoka, real estate entrepreneur and curator of Simple Passive Cashflow. Listen in for his unique approach to multi-family investing!

MB 085 – Leaning on the Credibility of Your Team to Jump-Start Your Multi-Family Business – With Devin Elder

Dec 8, 2017 30:23

Description:

If you want to invest in apartments but you are suffering from a crisis of confidence, successful multifamily syndicator Devin Elder feels your pain. After years of taking baby steps, he is finally doing 75- and 192-unit deals with the help of an experienced team. Learn how the right peer group and a ‘someday is now’ philosophy inspired him to pursue larger deals, and hear his advice around ‘borrowing credibility’ to jump-start your multi-family business!

MB 084: Taking ‘Massive Stinking Action’ to Reach Your Big Dreams – With Tamar Mar

Dec 1, 2017 29:32

Description:

“I had this moment where I realized, ‘No, I’m not going to be the CEO of somebody else’s dreams. I’m going to be the CEO of my own dreams.” Tamar Mar is a serial entrepreneur and investor with a background in the startup world. Today she shares the details of her recent shift into the multi-family space, discussing the moment she was inspired to take action and how the Law of the First Deal has her dreaming big.

MB 083: The Best Investments to Build Wealth – With The Cashflow Ninja M.C. Laubscher

Nov 17, 2017 42:15

Description:

What is your Stupid Human Trick? We all have a unique ability that seems incredible to others. The trick is figuring out what it is that you are particularly good at and using those strengths to craft the processes and systems that capture wealth. I’m on the line with Cashflow Ninja M.C. Laubscher to discuss the best investment opportunities out there, the reasons why people struggle financially, and his advice around collapsing your financial plan to achieve financial freedom through multifamily investing.

MB 082: Wealth Can’t Wait – With Paul Morris

Nov 10, 2017 39:42

Description:

Wealth is code for freedom. If you want to be a millionaire, it’s probably because you want control over your time and the freedom to spend it with the people you love. I road-tripped to LA for a conversation with Paul Morris, co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Wealth Can’t Wait, to discuss the 7 Wealth Traps that hold people back, the 3 Rules of Investing to avoid losing money, and how he achieved health, wealth and freedom through real estate investing!

MB 081 – The Passive Income Investor – With Tim & Tom Black

Nov 3, 2017 35:33

Description:

Becoming a syndicator is not the only way to achieve financial freedom through multifamily investing. Today I am joined by Tom and Tim Black of Napali Capital to discuss their journey in real estate, with a specific focus on the passive investor. Listen and learn why multifamily is the best choice for passive investors, the returns a passive investor can expect, and the staggering tax benefits of the platform.

MB 081 – The Passive Income Investor – With Tim & Tom Black

Nov 3, 2017 35:33

Description:

Becoming a syndicator is not the only way to achieve financial freedom through multifamily investing. Today I am joined by Tom and Tim Black of Napali Capital to discuss their journey in real estate, with a specific focus on the passive investor. Listen and learn why multifamily is the best choice for passive investors, the returns a passive investor can expect, and the staggering tax benefits of the platform.

MB 080: Nighthawk Equity: You Find the Deal, We Do The Rest – With Mark Kenney

Oct 27, 2017 28:42

Description:

Your chances of doing even a 60-unit multifamily deal on your own—with no track record—are very slim. But if you work with Nighthawk Equity, my partnership with Mark Kenney, you can leverage our reputation to secure that critical first deal. Today I am on the line with Mark to discuss what prompted his transition to full-time real estate investing, how his story is consistent with the ‘law of the first deal,’ and the process of working with Nighthawk.

MB 079: How ‘Walmart Shopping’ for My Team Cost Me $2M in Multifamily – With Damion Lupo

Oct 20, 2017 40:07

Description:

One of the big real estate rookie mistakes is to turn into a Walmart shopper as you build your team. But my guest today, Damion Lupo, can vouch for the fact that a quality team is an investment that will save you millions in the long run. He discusses his first multifamily deal, a 119-unit property in Memphis that resulted in a $2M loss, and the painful lessons he learned about failure, building a team, and the value of an experienced mentor.

MB 078: Never Give Up to Quit Your Job with Real Estate – With Joseph Gozlan

Oct 13, 2017 35:32

Description:

Joseph Gozlan’s story defines the word GRIT. Once he decided that multi-family was the route he wanted to take, Joseph committed to doing whatever it took to secure his first deal—despite the roadblocks he faced during that two-year journey. Today he shares why he chose real estate in the first place, the circumstances around his shift to multi-family, and how apartments have allowed him to consider quitting his job in IT to transition into full-time real estate.

MB 077: How We Took Down Our First Multi-Family Deal (94 Units!) – With Pili and Jason Yarusi

Oct 6, 2017 36:09

Description:

When it comes to multi-family real estate investment, putting the blinders on and jumping in may be the best strategy. Today I’m on the line with Jason and Pili Yarusi, a husband-wife team with experience in construction who recently made the leap from flipping to multi-family. They share valuable advice around overcoming the mindset challenges associated with apartments, reaching out to mentors, and learning as you go.

MB 076: Multifamily … Forever Cash Flow? – With Jack Bosch

Sep 29, 2017 35:02

Description:

For passive, everlasting cashflow, multi-family is the way to go. Today I am speaking with Jack Bosch, a real estate investor with a unique background in flipping land who eventually made his way to apartment building investing. Listen as he explains why he would have liked to get into multi-family sooner, and his best advice for breaking into the space with no prior experience.

MB 075: How to Harness the Power of Crowdfunding Even If You’re a Newbie – With Jilliene Helman, CEO of RealtyMogul

Sep 22, 2017 21:38

Description:

Crowdfunding platforms like Realty Mogul are looking for sponsors with a track record, so if you don’t have one—find someone who does. Today I’m on the line with Jilliene Hellman, CEO of Realty Mogul, to discuss what qualifies as a good deal and how aspiring syndicators might take advantage of partnering with a larger real estate company to secure capital via crowdfunding.

MB 074: How I Did My First (69-Unit) Deal Without Experience or My Own Money – With Patrick Duffy

Sep 15, 2017 26:26

Description:

What gives a 27-year-old with no experience in multi-family the audacity to swing for the fence? Listen in on my call with Patrick Duffy as he shares the steps he took to partner with me on a 69-unit property in Memphis, how he made use of the act ‘as if’ approach to secure a letter of intent, and his best advice for working with investors. Learn how doing his first deal has changed the game for Patrick, as he aspires to reach 1,000 units in the next 12 months!

MB 073: The Secret to Quitting Your Job With Real Estate – With Brad Tacia

Sep 8, 2017 29:58

Description:

Landing your first multi-family deal is much like pushing over the first in a series of dominoes: The second and third deals fall in rapid succession. Today I’m speaking with Brad Tacia, whose story adheres to the Law of the First Deal. He shares the details of his first three multi-family deals, his experience with syndication, and his secret to making every day feel like Saturday through apartment building investing.

MB 072: How to Overcome the Most Crippling Limiting Beliefs – With Tyler Sheff

Aug 31, 2017 33:44

Description:

What is stopping you from achieving financial freedom through apartment building investing? Listen to my conversation with Tyler Sheff of CashFlowGuys.com as he unpacks each of the limiting beliefs that held him back and reveals how he overcame ‘analysis paralysis’ to replace his six-figure income in 11 months through investments in 26 units – using none of his own money!

MB 071: Why it’s Patriotic to NOT Pay Taxes – With David Zook

Aug 25, 2017 37:28

Description:

Whether you’re a high net worth individual looking to reduce your tab with the IRS or a syndicator looking to raise money, listen in to my conversation with David Zook as we discuss why it’s patriotic to take advantage of available tax breaks, the AHA moment that initiated his transition from passive investor to real estate syndicator, and how he reduced his tax bill from $475K to nearly nada.

MB 070: How to Remotely Self-Manage Your Real Estate Portfolio – With Dana Dunford

Aug 18, 2017 32:06

Description:

Listen in on my call with Dana Dunford, CEO of Hemlane, a technology-enabled property management solution designed to support real estate investors in the remote management of their rentals. We cover the metrics you should be tracking as an owner, the processes that should be centralized across your portfolio, and how to work with a property manager while maintaining control of your investments.

MB 069: Why Women Need a Real Estate Portfolio – With Whitney Nicely

Aug 11, 2017 35:46

Description:

Join my conversation with Whitney Nicely, the queen of real estate investing in east Tennessee. Today we discuss the benefits of a bold, ‘throw spaghetti at the wall’ approach to investing, how Whitney finances deals with no money or credit, and the reasons why it’s advantageous for every woman to build a real estate portfolio of her own.

MB 068: Why Bigger is Better with Multi-Family Investing – With Kira Golden

Aug 4, 2017 45:19

Description:

Listen in to my conversation with Kira Golden, CEO of Direct Source Wealth, as she explains why bigger is better when it comes to multi-family investing. We cover her approach to seeking out big name investors, the mindset shift that prompted her to pursue multi-family properties, and her advice for aspiring real estate investors.

MB 067: The 5 Key Elements of Raising Capital – With Victor Menasce

Jul 21, 2017 43:53

Description:

Listen in on my conversation with expert real estate investor and author of Magnetic Capital, Victor Menasce. Today we discuss the five key elements of raising capital, why some repel the very money they’re trying to raise, and how to invest like a billionaire – even if you’re not.

MB 066: Find Off-Market Multifamily Deals – With Jason Lucchesi

Jul 8, 2017 31:21

Description:

Real estate’s #1 off-market property strategist, Jason Lucchesi, joins me to discuss how to leverage LinkedIn to connect with real estate professionals and land multifamily deals. Learn his game changing approach to scoring off-market assets.

MB 065: The 7-Hour Book – With Nick Raithel

Jun 23, 2017 25:56

Description:

We all have a story to tell, and we know that being a published author pays huge dividends in terms of credibility. Listen in to my interview with Nick Raithel of 7-Hour Book and learn how you can reap the benefits of publishing a book of your own!

MB 064: The Right Way to Work with Brokers to Find Off-Market Deals – With Michael Becker

Jun 9, 2017 31:56

Description:

As apartment building investors, we understand that brokers control the vast majority of real estate deals. Listen in as Michael Becker of SPI Advisory shares the secrets to building relationships with brokers and scoring those elusive off-market deals.

MB 063: Changing Your (Financial) Life as a Lifeonaire – With Steve Cook

Jun 2, 2017 38:21

Description:

Society teaches us that hard work leads to a great life, so we build a career first and try to fit life into what is left over. But perhaps there is a better approach… Listen in as Lifeonaire author and real estate investor Steve Cook outlines his approach to the pursuit of an abundant life!

MB 062: Is Now the Right Time to Invest in Real Estate? – With Jason Hartman

May 18, 2017 26:18

Description:

When is the ‘right time’ to invest in real estate? Listen to my interview with Jason Hartman and learn why it is always a good time to invest, as long as you understand the different types of real estate markets and choose slow, steady growth over a ‘home run.’

MB 061: Why We Don’t Take Action (And What to Do About It) – With Rob Dial

May 4, 2017 41:55

Description:

Listen in as I talk mindset with Rob Dial of MWFMotivation. If you know what you need to do to succeed, but can’t get motivated to take action, today’s interview will help you understand what is holding you back and provide the tools you need to take control of your life and become the best version of yourself.

MB 060: How to Survive (and Thrive) the Next Crash

Apr 20, 2017 15:37

Description:

What goes up must come down, and a number of experts predict an economic recession in the not-so-distant future. Listen in as I share insight from the recent Real Estate Guys 15th Annual Summit at Sea that will allow you to not only survive a would-be crash, but thrive and prosper despite it.

MB 059: The Future of Real Estate Financing – With Ross Hamilton

Apr 6, 2017 29:06

Description:

Securing financing can be difficult and pretty scary for a new investor. Listen in as Ross Hamilton, CEO of Connected Investors.com explains how his company is helping move real estate financing into the 21st century through connecting borrowers with verified lenders.

MB 058: Outlook Makes Multifamily the Perfect Real Estate Investment – With Paul Moore

Mar 18, 2017 36:20

Description:

Real Estate Investor and Author Paul Moore shares his story and the recipe for the “perfect" investment!

MB 057: 3 Ways to Partner To Achieve Massive Success in Multifamily Investing – With Joe Fairless

Mar 4, 2017 32:57

Description:

Listen to Joe Fairless as he describes 3 ways to partner so that you can accelerate your success as a multifamily investor. The sooner you do your first deal, the sooner you’ll become financially free!

MB 056: Do Whatever It Takes To Do Your First Multifamily Deal – With Jordan Madewell

Feb 16, 2017 49:58

Description:

Listen to Jordan Madewell talk about his journey to his first multifamily deal, a 23-unit unit in TX that he did with a partner. He’s another 2-3 deals away from replacing his income, demonstrating yet again, the power of the first deal.

MB 055: How I Replaced My Income With Multifamily in 2 Years – With Brad Tacia

Feb 2, 2017 50:02

Description:

Is it possible to replace your income with multifamily in just two years? Yup … Brad Tacia tells you how he did it. Listen and be inspired.

MB 054: Getting Started with Mobile Home Parks – With Kevin Bupp

Jan 19, 2017 44:20

Description:

Interested in finding out more about Mobile Home Parks? Then learn from Kevin Bupp, who has over 16 years of real estate investing experience and specializes in mobile home parks.

MB 053: Don’t Lose It All – With Bobby Casey

Jan 4, 2017 44:59

Description:

Bobby Casey is an entrepreneur and world traveler who specializes in helping people protect their assets and live off the grid. Listen to this episode and implement Bobby’s techniques NOW before you lose it all.

MB 052: Decide and Your Real Estate Success Will Follow (With Gino Barbaro)

Dec 21, 2016 47:46

Description:

Gino Barbaro chronicles his amazing journey from pizza guy to full time multifamily investor. Despite setbacks, a bad partnership and an all consuming day job at the restaurant, he and his partner Jake now own nearly 700 units.

MB 051: From $7 In His Pocket to 1400 Units (with Vinney “Smile” Chopra)

Dec 13, 2016 52:16

Description:

Vinney “Smile” Chopra shares his amazing journey from arriving to this country from India with $7 in his pocket to building a $70M multifamily real estate empire. We focus in particular on how he started his multifamily investing career and how he eventually raised $1.1M to do his first two deals.

MB 050: Raising Money from Family Offices (With Richard Wilson)

Nov 29, 2016 32:16

Description:

Expert Richard Wilson teaches us all about the world of family offices and shares his 5 tips for raising money for multifamily deals.

MB 049: How I Replaced My Income With Apartment Buildings (with Mark Walker)

Nov 15, 2016 28:18

Description:

Listen in as Mark Walker shares how he replaced his income from his high-tech job with passive income from multifamily properties.

MB 048: How I Closed My First 22-Unit Apartment Deal in 3 Months (With Ed Hermsen)

Nov 2, 2016 43:45

Description:

Find out how it took Ed Hermsen to close his first 22-unit apartment building deal just 3 months after getting started. Ed estimates it will take him another year and a half to achieve $10,000 per month in passive income.

MB 047: Make Your First Million with Real Estate – Then Change the World

Oct 18, 2016 44:27

Description:

In this episode, Bill shares his inspiring story as well as the "why" behind his goal. Bill has a very strong “why” and we discuss what that is for him and why it's so important you find your "why". I hope you all enjoy this episode as much as I did!

MB 046: How Can a UPS Driver Quit His Job With Small Apartment Buildings?

Oct 5, 2016 37:12

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In this podcast I pretty much talk about one thing, that’s getting your FIRST deal. No matter the size, after you’ve done your first deal, the subsequent deals will be much, much easier.

MB 045: Living Life to the Fullest as a Real Estate Entrepreneur

Sep 29, 2016 48:41

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I’m joined by Kathy Fettke, CEO and Co-Founder of the Real Wealth Network and host of The Real Wealth Show podcast. In this episode she talks about how she turned to real estate to pay the bills after getting word of a family crisis.

MB 044 – The Rise of the AirBnB Multifamily Investor

Sep 11, 2016 25:56

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The multi-family market is hot right now making it harder to find good deals. Finding a way to charge above market rents is one strategy that allows us to buy properties at market and still get the returns we are looking for.

MB 043: Interview with SEC Attorney Steven Rinaldi

Aug 31, 2016 37:19

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Ever wonder what SEC regulations apply to apartment building syndications? It is important that you have a basic understand of what’s involved and what to look out for.

MB 042: How To Do Your FIRST Apartment Building Deal in the NEXT 90 days

Aug 8, 2016 23:20

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In this episode, I will lay out a plan for you to do a deal on a duplex in 90 days.

MB 041: How to Expand Your Mind To Go BIG with Multifamily Investing

Jul 27, 2016 17:04

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It's better to shoot for the biggest multifamily deal you can. Here's how you can expand your comfort zone to get there.

MB 040: All About Mobile Home Park Investing – With Jefferson Lilly

Jul 5, 2016 49:09

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Learn all about mobile park investing with my guest and expert mobile home park investor Jefferson Lilly.

MB 039: Don't Think You Can Do Your First Apartment Deal (Then Listen To This)

Jun 26, 2016 1:01:38

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Feel like apt building investing is not for you because you don't have the cash, experience, or time? Forgetaboutit -- all bunk. Listen to this to learn why.

MB 039: Don’t Think You Can Do Your First Apartment Deal (Then Listen To This)

Jun 26, 2016 1:01:38

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Feel like apt building investing is not for you because you don't have the cash, experience, or time? Forgetaboutit -- all bunk. Listen to this to learn why.

MB 038: Why Multifamily Investing is better than Single Family Rentals – With Rod Khleif

Jun 9, 2016 48:01

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Rod Khleif outlines the many advantages to investing in multifamily over single family rentals and the importance of your big WHY.

MB 037: Building Real Wealth with your IRA (With John Hyre)

May 27, 2016 53:33

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Tax attorney/CPA John Hyre illustrates the power of investing with various IRA plans but also cautions against prohibited transactions which could ruin it all. Show notes at http://www.TheMichaelBlank.com/session37.

MB 036: How to Pay Less Taxes (With John Hyre)

May 20, 2016 52:30

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John Hyre joins us today to teach us how to save on taxes and survive IRS audits by following these 4 simple bookkeeping best practices. You'll also learn how to avoid these 5 mistakes when wetting up your real estate entity.

MB 035: Just Do It (And Figure It Out Later) – With John Cohen

May 13, 2016

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I’m joined by John Cohen who is just 29 years old and is kicking butt with MF investing! John walks us through the events leading up to his first deal: a 48 unit apartment complex. Since then he has closed FIVE more deals! An incredible story ...

MB 035: Just Do It (And Figure It Out Later) – With John Cohen

May 13, 2016 54:58

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I’m joined by John Cohen who is just 29 years old and is kicking butt with MF investing! John walks us through the events leading up to his first deal: a 48 unit apartment complex. Since then he has closed FIVE more deals! An incredible story ...

MB 034: Do THIS to Get Into Your First Multifamily Deal (With Keith Weinhold)

May 4, 2016 45:53

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Keith describes how he got into multifamily investing by moving into his first house he ever bought: a 4-plex. Plus other lessons learned like: be intentional; don't self-manage; go big sooner.

MB 033: The Definitive Guide to Investing in the U.S. From Abroad With Reed Goossens

Mar 31, 2016 31:50

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Reed Goossens teaches all about investing U.S. real estate from abroad, including what kind of real estate strategies work best, how to set everything up, tax considerations, and how to get financing.

MB 032: Everything You Need to Know About Crowdfunding

Mar 18, 2016 44:37

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Crowdfunding is ready to fund commercial real estate deals! Nav Athwal, the founder and CEO of RealtyShares covers how to invest in crowdfunding real estate as well as how to raise money through crowdfunding.

MB 031: The Top 10 Commercial Real Estate Due Diligence Mistakes

Mar 15, 2016 41:26

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Learn from author and investor Brian Hennessey as he talks about the 10 most common mistakes investors make when doing due diligence for commercial real estate.

MB 030: Top 10 Questions You Need to Ask Your Commercial Mortgage Broker

Mar 1, 2016 40:26

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Make sure you know your lender's underwriting requirements! Don't lose a deal because you didn't listen to this episode.

MB 029: Lessons Learned from the Rocky Road to 400 Units

Feb 16, 2016 1:11:39

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It took Jonathan Twombly three long years to close on his first deal. Today he controls over 400 units but he made all kinds of mistakes along the way. Join me as Jonathan shares his lessons learned.

MB 028: 10 Practical Tips To Achieve Your Goals This Year

Jan 30, 2016 30:21

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Why is it so difficult to accomplish our goals? Find out how to boost your productivity with these 10 practical tips.

MB 027: Slow and Steady to Quit Your Job with Multifamily Investing

Jan 15, 2016 50:47

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Want to find how to quit your job in 5 years? Then learn how Drew Kniffin did it, slow and steady and a little bit at a time.

MB 026: The Art of the (First) Multifamily Deal – With Jay Boyle

Jan 1, 2016 32:00

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This is part 2 of my conversation with Jay Boyle who talks about his first 36-unit multifamily deal: how he found it, how he raised the money, his business plan, and how he overcame several challenges.

MB 025: How I Got Started with Multifamily Investing – With Jay Boyle

Dec 18, 2015 33:17

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This is part 1 of my conversation with Jay Boyle who talks about everything in the first two years leading up to his first 36-unit multifamily deal.

MB 024: What Am I Working On These Days?

Dec 4, 2015 21:05

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In this episode, Joe Fairless and I share what we're currently working on. We have some insights, successes but also challenges. Listen in!

MB 023: Go Big or Go Home: Get Your Mind Right – With Joe Fairless

Dec 1, 2015 31:11

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How do you go from a few rentals to 168 and then 250 units? Joe Fairless says to think big or go home, but make sure you get your mind right first by following these 4 tips. Show notes at www.TheMichaelBlank.com/session23.

MB 022: Save BIG with Cost Segregation for Multifamily Apartment Buildings

Nov 16, 2015 48:02

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In this Webinar Heidi Henderson teaches how Cost Segregation could significantly reduce your taxable income and how you can get a free benefits analysis for your real estate portfolio. If you own real estate valued at least $500,000 – you could save HUGE on your taxes this year.

MB 021: How To Pay Yourself $30,000 When Buying Your Next Apartment Building

Feb 16, 2015 8:17

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You deserve to be paid when you put an apartment building deal together with private money. In this article, I show you how it’s done.

MB 020: 2015 Multifamily Real Estate Market Outlook – With Chris Urso

Feb 6, 2015 39:59

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Join me as Chris Urso shares his story, lessons and his outlook for the national multifamily market in 2015. Find out where he's buying and why.

MB 019: Think and Grow Rich with Apartment Building Investing – With Paul Hutchings

Dec 2, 2014 41:12

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Paul Hutchings talks about how you can apply the principles in "Think and Grow Rich" to become a successful real estate investor. His story is mind-blowing.

MB 018: Unlocking Unlimited Investor Capital with IRA Money

Nov 10, 2014 42:56

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Listen in as national speaker and educator John Bowens teaches how to use your investors' IRA accounts to invest in your multifamily apartment deals. Learn what to do and what not to do and how to explain it in simple terms so that your investors say YES to investing in your deals!

MB 017: From 0 to 1,000 units in 12 months

Oct 24, 2014 53:44

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Michael Becker doesn't think small! He describes how he overcame his fear and went from 9 to 1,000 units in just 12 months using other people's money.

MB 016: How to be Taken Seriously by Commercial Real Estate Brokers

Sep 22, 2014 27:09

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Experienced commercial real estate broker Charles Wentworth gives all of us investors priceless advice regarding how to be taken seriously by brokers (and how to avoid being tagged a "newbie").

MB 015: How to Find the Best Property Manager with Jake Durtschi

Sep 15, 2014 42:36

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In this episode I ask Jake Durtschi with Jacob Grant Property Management a 101 interview questions to help you select the best property manager.

MB 014: From Wholesaling to Apartment Buildings – With Chris Winterhalter

Sep 4, 2014 53:54

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Join me as I chat with Chris Winterhalter about his fascinating journey from wholesaling houses to his first apartment building which almost cost him his shirt! Now he owns 100 units within a mile of that building and has his sites on 500 units.

MB 013: Crowdfunding to Raise Capital for your Commercial Real Estate Deals – Part 2

Aug 25, 2014 34:14

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http://www.TheMichaelBlank/session13: In part 2 of this series, Dan Miller of Fundrise describes in detail how to raise capital for your next commercial real estate deal using equity crowdfunding.

MB 012: Crowdfunding to Raise Capital for your Commercial Real Estate Deals – Part 1

Aug 14, 2014 35:03

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http://www.TheMichaelBlank/session12: In part 1 of this series Dan Miller of Fundrise gives us an overview of how equity crowdfunding works and why it's great for commercial real estate. We also talk about what it's like to invest in a crowdfunding project.

MB 011: Learn from Your Mistakes To Become a Successful Commercial Real Estate Investor – With Spencer Cullor

Aug 5, 2014 58:29

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http://www.TheMichaelBlank.com/session11: In this episode I talk with Spencer Cullor who chronicles how he got started with commercial real estate investing. After educating himself, he got into his first commercial real estate deal which didn't pan out the way he imagined. He stuck with it, licked his wounds, and learned from his experiences and got into apartment buildings, and he's never looked back.

MB 010: How to Go From a Few Rentals to a 168 Unit Apartment Building Deal With Joe Fairless

Jul 11, 2014 1:02:01

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Join me as I interview Joe Fairless share his journey from just a few rental properties to his first apartment building deal, a whopping 168-unit property!

MB 009: From College Straight To Commercial Real Estate with Kaveh Shirazi

Jun 23, 2014 47:57

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I'm super stoked to talk with Kaveh Shirazi who unbelievably turned down a dream job right after college and decided to get started with apartment building investing. I guess he didn't get the memo that he should have gotten a safe job with benefits, then saddle himself with house, kids car and retire at 65! […]

MB 008: Raising your first $100,000 for your next Apartment Building Deal

Jun 13, 2014 33:24

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In this episode I jam with aspiring commercial real estate investor Scott Isley as we discuss techniques for raising money and structuring the deal. Here's what we cover: How to find potential investors. How to approach the investors, what to say and do. How to get a commitment from the investors. How to educate your […]

MB 007: How To Find Your First (Out-of-Area) Multi-Family Property Deal

Jun 4, 2014 36:16

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http://www.TheMichaelBlank/session7: In this episode I cover how to go about getting your first deal in an area you've never been in. We'll talk about cold-calling brokers, building trust, analyzing deals, scheduling the first trip to the area, conducting the meetings, and follow-up. Be sure to download the free eBook "How to Raise Money to Buy Your First Apartment Building". Thanks for listening!

MB 006: Creating Value with Apartment Buildings with Tommy Bateman

May 23, 2014 43:48

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I'm excited to be able to welcome Tommy Bateman to the show this week. Tommy started his career with a single town house in SE Washington DC that he bought with the help of his grandmother. His focus as been to find problem properties and add value in a short period of time, using the equity he creates to purchase more real estate. Today he owns apartment buildings, rentals, a property management company, and he loves development projects.

MB 005: From Full Time Job to Apartment Empire with Brian Burke

May 18, 2014 49:44

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Brian Burke started flipping houses on the side while still employed full time. Over the years, he's not only built the house flipping business but amassed several hundred multi-family apartment building units. Let's listen to his story! For more free articles, podcasts, and videos about apartment building investing, please visit TheMichaelBlank.com.

MB 004: How to Find Apartment Building Deals (Even Out of Area)

May 2, 2014 25:50

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Having trouble finding good deals? In this episode we'll talk about the best way to find deals. We'll also talk about how to look for deals and build your team outside your own area. Get out your pen and paper and let’s get started!

MB 003: How to Analyze Apartment Building Deals

Apr 4, 2014 23:59

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In this episode, my good friend Jonathan Mickles asks me a 101 questions about analyzing apartment building investing deals, and how to do so as quickly as possible. We talk about investment criteria, returns, the 50% rule, how to value commercial real estate, and how to determine the most you should pay for an apartment […]

MB 002: How I Got Started with Apartment Building Investing

Mar 26, 2014 32:09

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In this Podcast episode, I talk about my story of how I started my apartment building investing career by buying a 12-unit building with a handful of investors. It took 5 months to close and then the fun started. People warned me about investing in Washington DC, but what happened next was even worse than […]

MB 001: Introduction | About Michael | What to Expect

Mar 26, 2014 17:17

Description:

Hi everyone, and welcome to my first Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here on the blog. It'll also be available on iTunes soon. In this first episode, I introduce myself and talk about some of my entrepreneurial ventures that have led me to today. I also talk […]