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The Three Immutable Laws of Real Estate Investing

Ask a room full of active real estate investors what they think is the most important factor that makes for a successful investment and a significant portion will respond with “it’s all about location, location, location.” The market in which you invest is one of the most impactful decisions you will make. Or is it…? […]

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How to Perform an In-Depth Analysis of Your Target Real Estate Investment Market

How to Perform an In-Depth Analysis of Your Target Real Estate Investment Market Location, location, location. Every wise real estate investor understands how important it is to choose the right real estate market to invest in. And an essential step in this process is to conduct a real estate investment market analysis before you ever […]

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JF1865: Getting Rid Of Security Deposits & Overcoming The Fear Of Investing Out Of Market #FollowAlongFriday with Theo and Chris Salerno

Theo is telling us two great lessons he learned last week while doing the interviews for the podcast last week. He is joined by Chris Salerno (https://qccapitalgroup.com/) today. The lessons they will be discussing are coming from Adam Weiner (https://www.sayrhino.com/) and Christopher Stafford (https://theagentunleashed.com/).

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The Importance of Diversification in Passive Real Estate Investing

Putting all of your eggs into one basket can be very dangerous in real estate investing. Jeremy Roll, who currently invests in more than 70 opportunities across over $500 million worth of real estate and business assets, is a firm believer in creating a diversified investment portfolio. In our conversation on the podcast, he explains […]

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JF1899: 3 Secrets To Attract And Keep Your Passive Apartment Investors | Syndication School with Theo Hicks

Finding investors to invest in your apartment syndication deals can often be easier than keeping those investors for future deals. In our experience, private investors are not most concerned with their ROI, it is a concern obviously, but not as high as three other concerns. They want to know that their money is in good hands, frequent updates, and is the process hassle free? Theo will cover those three things in more depth today.

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Here’s Why Buying Apartments is the Most Timeless Investment Strategy

We’ve all read articles that tell us how much money we would have made if we had invested in a major stock when it first became public. If we would have invested $100,000 in Apple in 2009, it would be worth over $1 million today. However, if you waited and invested that same $100,000 in […]

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Rental Investment Properties or Wholesaling Single-Family Homes: What’s More Lucrative?

You are ready to increase your income and tired of spinning your wheels in your current industry, so you consider branching out to another seemingly lucrative area right now: real estate. Not a bad idea. Research shows that the real estate industry is one of the best places to invest in right now. After all, […]

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Why I Am Confident Multifamily Will Thrive During and After the Next Economic Correction

In March of 2008, the Dow Jones was at 12,216.40. One year later, the Dow Jones plummeted to 6,626.94. Nine years later, the Dow Jones has skyrocketed – nearly tripling to over 24,000. During that same period, unemployment decreased from nearly 10% to 4% and GDP increased from $15 trillion to $19.39 trillion. All-in-all, the […]

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JF1592: The Implications of Increasing Rentership in a Booming Economy #FollowAlongFriday with Joe and Theo

Joe and Theo are back for another episode of Follow-Along Friday to discuss a few fascinating economic metrics and what they mean for apartment investors if/when the next economic correction occurs. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!   Best Ever Tweet:   Get more real estate…
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JF1591: How To Raise Capital From Private Investors Part 8 of 8 | Syndication School with Theo Hicks

Yesterday Theo discussed 15 of 49 common questions you’ll get from your passive investors, and how to address them. Today, Theo will go over the remaining 34 common questions that you will get from investors. All of these questions are available in the document below. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes…
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JF1576: How To Raise Capital From Private Investors Part 5 of 8 | Syndication School with Theo Hicks

Ready for some more apartment syndication knowledge? Lucky for you, Theo has plenty more knowledge to drop on us today. We’ll be learning more about raising the money we need to complete these deals. Specifically, we’re discussing how to “court” the passive investors that you have found through the methods discussed in the last two…
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10 Fastest Appreciating Housing Markets in the US

Veros recently released it’s third quarter VeroFORECAST, which predicts property value trends in metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) across the US between September 2018 and September 2019. According to the report, the top 100 most populated MSAs will appreciate 4.5% over the next 12 months. Of all MSAs, Vero predicts that 97% will appreciate and 3% […]

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JF1528: How To Perform An In-Depth Analysis Of Your Apartment Syndication Market Part 2 of 2 | Syndication School with Theo Hicks

Now that you know The 3 Immutable Laws of Real Estate Investing and have done the five-step property analysis exercise from part one yesterday, it’s time to learn seven new target market analysis strategies to implement that will dig even deeper and give you an even better understanding of the target market, down to the…
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JF1527: How To Perform An In-Depth Analysis Of Your Apartment Syndication Market Part 1 of 2 | Syndication School with Theo Hicks

It’s time for some more syndication school! This week’s two-parter will be about really diving into the best rental markets for investors for the purpose of learning about them for your apartment syndication deals. Never miss out on actionable advice when you subscribe to the Best Ever Show in iTunes. Best Ever Tweet: “Make sure…
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JF1520: How To Select An Apartment Syndication Investment Market Part 1 of 2 | Syndication School with Theo hicks

How to Select the Best Markets for Real Estate Investing Welcome back to another episode of Syndication School. This week, Theo is telling us the top ways to select the best markets for real estate investing. For starters, you’ll want to narrow your search to seven target markets. To hear the next steps, hit play…
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JF1480: Top 10 Tips for Underwriting a Value-Add Apartment Community (Part 2 of 2) #FollowAlongFriday with Joe and Theo

Continuing a conversation they started about a month ago, Joe and Theo are giving away more of their top tips for underwriting value-add apartment communities. We also have a new segment of the podcast announced towards the end of this episode. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!…
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JF1417: How to Answer the Most Common Questions From Passive Investors (Part 2) #FollowAlongFriday with Joe and Theo

The guys are back for another edition of Follow Along Friday, continuing last week’s talk about common investor questions. A lot of great content in this episode, you’ll want to star, download, bookmark, or whatever else you do to keep track of the good ones! If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes…
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Apartment Vs. REIT: Which Is The Better Passive Investment?

Originally Featured on Forbes.com here.   In real estate investing, there are two major strategies to choose from, and each can be used to pursue a variety of different opportunities. In passive real estate investing, two of the most popular investment opportunities are apartment syndications and real estate investment trusts, or REITs.   A REIT is a company that […]

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How a Syndicator Secures Financing for an Apartment Deal

Once a syndicator puts an apartment deal under contract, concurrent with the due diligence process is the process of securing investment property loans. Generally, debt is a part of the apartment syndicator’s business plan because of the benefits that arise from leverage. Rather than purchasing the apartment community with all cash, they obtain a loan […]

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JF1368: A Syndicator Just Found an Apartment Deal…Now What? Part 2 of 3 #FollowAlongFriday with Joe and Theo

The guys are back with part two of what to do after you find a syndication deal. Today’s episode follows them discussing the due diligence period. Today we’ll hear all about how to finance these deals, including which loan products to use and how to find a loan guarantor. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember…
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JF2036: Coronavirus vs AirBnBs With Joseph Prillaman

Joe started off selling industrial equipment before going into real estate investing. In two short years, he grew his real estate portfolio to eleven units doing very well and now he is dealing with the novel coronavirus. Five of Joe’s eleven units are AirBnB’s, and in this unique epidemic, he is projected to lose a major part of his revenue if the coronavirus continues through the summer. Joe shares how he is preparing to survive this epidemic as a real estate investor. 

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JF2000: The Hybrid Turnkey Model with William Robison #SkillsetSunday

William is a returning guest from one of our very first episodes, JF09. William has been focusing his efforts on growing his Hybrid Turnkey Business and shares some of the benefits of having a successful business that purchases many deals a year including discounts with local contractors, plumbers, electricians, and materials. He also shares how he prepares to negotiate the terms of a bulk deal with a vendor. You would think it would be easy but it takes a lot of work and many no’s before he finds the right partner.

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