A Fast Growing Real Estate Podcast!

Episodes

171: Why Phoenix Will Continue to Soar

Manufacturing constitutes the holy grail of job growth and Phoenix has become a tier-one city for manufacturing. Craig Coppola , Commercial Real Estate Broker and Advisor, and the top earning broker in the history of Lee and ...

170: Great Retail Centers Are as Relevant as Ever

Real Estate is a vehicle to get extremely rich, but slowly. If you own the right property in growth markets, your returns and your net worth will grow beyond your imagination over the years. Todd Nepola – President at Current...

169: When Is It Time to Sell Your Property That’s Gone Up 5x or More in Value But The Cash Flow is Underwhelming?

What happens when your small commercial Real Estate investment appreciates like crazy, but your rents don’t keep up. If you’ve had your property for a long time in a coastal market, you’re cash-on-cash returns against your eq...

168: Knowing How to Vet Partners is The Most Valuable Skill Set An Investor Can Develop

When it comes to investing, we all want outsized returns. This is possible to achieve in the right industries with the best-in-class operators. Cash flow is king, appreciation can be incredible, and smart tax strategies compo...

167: Learn From an Investor Who’s Replacing His W2 Income with Real Estate

Retail strip centers, Medical Office, Land, Debt funds, Multifamily, there are a lot of ways to generate passive cash flow in Real Estate. It all comes down to finding the right sponsor. Trevor Thompson got laid off during th...

166: Knowing How To Operate C Class Apartments At a Big Profit

It takes a different level of skill, expertise, and experience to manage Class C apartments, but the cash flow generally exceeds Class B and Class A properties. You just need to know how to manage the tenants and have the rig...

165: Regardless of Market Conditions, There Are Always Great Opportunities

There’s no such thing as the “Real Estate market.” Regardless of macroeconomic trends, even in recessions, each market is different and there are always great opportunities if you have the ability to see them. Jason Yarusi , ...

164: The Renovation Process Can Make or Break a Deal

When it comes to value-add projects, knowing the construction process, including accurate costs, is essential. A sponsor can get in over their heads quickly if they don’t know how to manage construction. Jeff Rosenfeld , Exec...

163: Risk Adjusted, Lucrative Ground Up Development

As a young residential realtor in Ann Arbor, Michigan making over $1,000,000/yr in the late 90s, to large ground up Multifamily and Condo projects he’s currently doing, John Bogdasarian has done it all. Founder, President, an...

162: 70% Operating Margins Make Self-Storage a Great Business

Compared to some other Real Estate classes, Self-Storage has steadier income, smaller expenses, and greater operating margins. Self-Storage is also a great recession-resistant investment. Tom Dunkel , Managing Director of Bel...

161: With The Right Partnerships, 1 = 1 Equals 5

In Real Estate you can achieve a lot on your own, but you can scale a lot faster and more successfully with the right partnerships. There are too many functions required in Real Estate to scale efficiently on your own. Jerome...

160: Flipping Land Can be Very Profitable, Flipping Commercial Properties Can Be Even More Profitable

The ROI on land flipping is unparalleled. You can make 300% on your money or even more by buying a piece of land and selling it to the owner of a neighboring property, a developer, or someone else who wants to own the propert...

159: No One Wants to Deal With Insurance But The Wrong Insurance Can Cost Millions

An often overlooked, but critical piece of the equation in underwriting multifamily Real Estate, is insurance. When not handled appropriately, it can cost operators and investors millions. In the last 20 years, between natura...

158: Would You Rather Be a Borrower or a Lender? Being a Lender has Its Advantages

When it comes to Real Estate investing, you can be a borrower or you can be a lender. When you’re the lender, you get monthly payments without having to actually manage the property and you can generate disproportionate retur...

157: The Wedding Industry Provides Guaranteed Income Streams and Lucrative Returns

Weddings are a huge industry and a lucrative niche for the hospitality business. Wedding parties routinely pay upwards of $50,000 and even more for a venue plus guests spend a lot more on eating, drinking, and shopping while ...

156: Short-Term Rentals Are Generating Better Cash-On-Cash Returns Than Almost Any Other Asset Class

Multifamily, Self-Storage, Mobile Home Parks, industrial and retail generally produce 4%-10% returns on your money the first couple years of a project. Short Term Rentals, on the other hand, can generate 25% or even more on y...

155: Starting Out in a Mentorship Program Can Turbocharge Your Real Estate Career

In the world of Real Estate investing, it takes a lot of skill sets to make a deal run smoothly. From acquisitions and underwriting, to operations, Investor Relations and even marketing, a lot of roles are required. Ruth Hill...

154: Growing Real Estate Operators are Always Looking to Raise More Capital

When it comes to putting larger real estate deals together, a lot of different roles are necessary. One of the most important roles is raising money and dealing with investors. As operators are scaling their businesses, they ...

153: The Big Money is Converging in The Heartland

There are great values in the Heartland, although it’s being discovered by big out-of-town money. Darin Garman , Owner at Heartland Real Estate Companies , has been investing in apartment buildings in Iowa over the past 15 ye...

152: From Buying Deals 99% of People Wouldn’t Touch to 2000’s Vintage and Newer

Class C apartment buildings can have amazing upside, but buyer beware when it comes to operating them. The tenants can be incredibly difficult and expenses tend to be a lot higher than what you underwrite. John Cohen , Founde...

151: Big Profits in Entitling Land for Better Uses

There are many people buying raw land and flipping it, but there can be even more profit when you buy the land, entitle it for another use, and then reselll it. There are a lot on infill properties to add incredible value to ...

150: Industrial Properties Generate Great Return And are Easy to Manage

In today’s market with an enormous amount of capital chasing few deals, it’s harder to find a great deal than ever before. Yet you can still get a great return on industrial properties if you knock on owner’s doors. Single te...

149: Multi-Tenant Industrial Generates Strong Returns With a Diversified Tenant Base

Multi-tenant industrial real estate provides a broad tenant base that creates revenue diversification and limits risk. There’s also very little tenant improvement costs, relatively short turnover time, and cap rates that are ...

148: Great Shopping Centers Can Achieve Over 10% Cap Rates After Value-Add

The cliché of the retail apocalypse is overstated. Retail is far from dead and thriving in the right locations. More than many other asset classes, there are operational inefficiencies in leasing and management that represent...