Apartment Syndication School

Apartment Syndication School

Last Updated: 11/21/18

 

Welcome to the Syndication School!

We created the Syndication School to provide you with a FREE apartment syndication education so that you have the tools to launch your own apartment syndication empire.

Each week, we will release two podcast episodes that focus solely on apartment syndications. For the majority of episodes, we will offer you a FREE resource, which will be available for download below.

 

Related: What is Apartment Syndication?

Series #8 – How to Build Your All-Star Apartment Syndication Team

In this syndication school series, we will discuss the process for building your apartment syndication team.

In part 1, we discuss who your core and secondary team members will be, how to find prospective team members, and the process for hiring team members #1 and #2 – partner and mentor.

In part 2, we discuss the process for hiring team member #3 – property management company.

In part 3, we discuss the process for hiring team member #4 – real estate brokers.

In part 4, we discuss the process for hiring team members #5 – #7 – attorneys, CPA, and mortgage broker – as well as what order to hire the team members in.

 

Part 1: Do I Need a Partner and a Mentor?

What you will learn:

  • The seven team members you need to hire
  • How to find these seven team members
  • The process for selecting a business partner and a mentor

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Click here to listen to Part 1: Do I Need a Partner and a Mentor?

 

Part 2: The Process for Hiring a Property Management Company

What you will learn:

  • Primary and additional services offered by a property management company
  • How a property management company makes money
  • How to qualify a property management company
  • How to win over a property management company

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Click here to listen to Part 2: The Process for Hiring a Property Management Company

 

Part 3: The Process for Hiring Real Estate Brokers

What you will learn:

  • Primary and additional services offered by real estate brokers
  • How to find real estate brokers
  • How real estate brokers make money
  • How to qualify real estate brokers
  • How to win over real estate brokers

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Click here to listen to Part 3: The Process for Hiring Real Estate Brokers

 

Part 4: The Process for Hiring Attorneys, a Mortgage Broker, and an Accountant

What you will learn:

  • The process for hiring a real estate and securities attorney
  • The process for hiring a mortgage broker
  • The process for hiring an accountant
  • What are to hire the seven syndication team members in

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Click here to listen to Part 4: The Process for Hiring Attorneys, a Mortgage Broker, and an Accountant

 

Series #7 – The Power of Your Apartment Syndication Brand

In this syndication school series, we will discuss the process for creating your unique apartment syndication brand

In part 1, we discuss why you need a brand as an apartment syndicator, how to select a target audience, and how to create the first three components of your brand.

In part 2, we discuss the fourth component of your brand: the website.

In part 3, we discuss the fifth component of your brand: the company presentation

In part 4, we discuss the sixth and final component of your brand: thought leadership platform

 

Part 1: Why You Need an Apartment Syndication Brand

What you will learn:

  • The five primary benefits for creating a brand
  • The 2,000 true fans concept
  • How to select your primary target audience
  • How to create a company name, logo, and business card

FREE RESOURCE:

 

Click here to listen to Part 1: Why You Need an Apartment Syndication Brand

 

Part 2: How to Create a Spectacular Website

What you will learn:

  • Why the website is the most important aspect of your brand
  • How to create your first website
  • What information to include on your first website and your more advanced, future website
  • 8 ways to increase traffic to your website

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Click here to listen to Part 2: How to Create a Spectacular Website

 

Part 3: How to Design Your Company Presentation

What you will learn:

  • The primary benefits of creating and designing a company presentation
  • The 7 components of a company presentation

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Click here to listen to Part 2: How to Design Your Company Presentation

 

Part 4: Guide to Launching a Thought Leadership Platform

What you will learn:

  • The primary benefits of creating a thought leadership platform
  • How to select your first thought leadership platform
  • Five keys to a successful thought leadership platform
  • Five step process for developing your thought leadership platform
  • How to overcome your objections to starting a thought leadership platform

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Click here to listen to Part 4: Guide to Launching a Thought Leadership Platform

 

Series #6 – How to Perform an In-Depth Analysis of Your Target Apartment Syndication Market

In this syndication school series, we will discuss the process for performing a more in-depth analysis of a market after selecting 1 or 2 target investment markets (which was accomplished during Series #5).

In part 1, we re-introduce Joe’s Three Immutable Laws of Real Estate Investing and discuss an exercise that accomplished the goal of understanding a target market on a neighborhood-level.

In part 2, we discuss other strategies to implement to also accomplish this same outcome.

 

Part 1: The Immutable Laws of Real Estate Investing & 200-Property Analysis

What you will learn:

  • The Three Immutable Laws of Real Estate Investing
  • The 5-step process to understanding your target investment market – the 200-property analysis exercise

FREE RESOURCE:

 

Click here to listen to Part 1: The Immutable Laws of Real Estate Investing & 200-Property Analysis

 

Part 2: Bonus Market Analysis Strategies & How to Create Market Summary Reports

What you will learn:

  • 7 other strategies to implement in addition to the 200-property analysis to gain a neighborhood-level understanding of your target investment market
  • How to create the two most common forms of market summary reports

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Click here to listen to Part 2: Bonus Market Analysis Strategies & How to Create Market Summary Reports

 

Series #5 – How to Select a Target Apartment Syndication Investment Market

In this Syndication School series, we will discuss the process for selecting a target apartment syndication investment market.

In part 1, we introduce the concept of a target market and the overall process for selecting a target market.

In part 2, we cover the process for selecting 1 or 2 target markets.

 

Part 1: What is a Target Apartment Syndication Market?

What you will learn:

  • What is a target market?
  • What comes first – the deal or the market?
  • How important is selecting the right target market?
  • The overall process for selecting a target market?

 

Click here to listen to Part 1: What is a Target Apartment Syndication Market?

 

Part 2: How to Select 1 or 2 Target Apartment Syndication Investment Markets

What you will learn:

  • How to narrow down the US to 7 (or so) potential target markets to evaluate
  • The 6 market factors to analzye
  • Additional market factors to consider
  • How to rank your 7 (or so) potential target markets to select 1 or 2 target markets to investigate further

FREE RESOURCES

 

Click here to listen to Part 2: How to Select 1 or 2 Target Apartment Syndication Investment Markets

 

Series #4 – Tony Robbins’ Ultimate Syndication Success Formula

In this Syndication School series, we will discuss the first two steps in Tony Robbins’ Ultimate Success Formula and how to apply those steps to your apartment syndication business.

In part 1, we cover step one of Tony Robbins’ Ultimate Success Formula – Know Your Outcome.

In part 2, we cover step two of Tony Robbins’ Ultimate Success Formula – Know Your Why.

 

Part 1: Know Your Outcome

What you will learn:

  • Tony Robbins’ Five-Step Ultimately Syndication Success Formula
  • The Apartment Syndication Money Question: How do you make money as an apartment syndicator?
  • How to set your first 12-month apartment syndication goal

FREE RESOURCE: Annual Income Calculator

  • Click here to download your free resource, the Annual Income Calculator. The Annual Income Calculator is a spreadsheet that automatically calculates how much equity you need to raise from passive investors in order to achieve your 12-month apartment syndication goal.

 

Click here to listen to Part 1: Know Your Outcome

 

Part 2: Know Your Why

What you will learn:

  • Why you need to create a compelling vision for your future as an apartment syndicator
  • A six question exercise for how to create your syndication vision
  • Mindset strategy for how to approach not achieving your specific, quantifiable goal
  • How to follow through and persist with your goals

FREE RESOURCE: Tony Robbins Goal Setting Exercise

  • Click here to download your free resource, Tony Robbins Goal Setting Exercise. Watch the 35-minute goal setting video by Tony Robbins and complete four-step goal setting exercise for your apartment syndication business.

 

Click here to listen to Part 2: Know Your Why

 

Series #3 – How to Break Into The Apartment Syndication Industry

In this Syndication School series, we will discuss the 9 creative ways to break into the apartment syndication industry after meeting the experience and educational requirements.

In part 1, we cover strategies 1 to 4.

In part 2, we cover strategies 5 to 9.

 

Part 1: 4 Ways to Break Into The Apartment Syndication Industry

What you will learn:

  • The catch-22 of becoming an apartment syndicator
  • The first four ways to overcome the catch-22 and break into the apartment syndication industry

 

Click here to listen to Part 1: 4 Ways to Break Into The Apartment Syndication Industry

 

Part 2: 5 More Ways to Break Into The Apartment Syndication Industry

What you will learn:

  • 5 more ways to break into the apartment syndication industry
  • The three consistent themes between the 9 total ways to break into the apartment syndication industry
  • How to know which strategy is right for you

 

Click here to listen to Part 2: 5 More Ways to Break Into the Apartment Syndication Industry

 

Series #2 – Are You Ready To Become an Apartment Syndicator?

In the second Syndication School series, we will discuss the two main requirements before you are ready to start your apartment syndication business.

In part 1, we cover the first requirement – the experience.

In part 2, we cover the second requirement – the education.

 

Part 1: The Experience Requirements

What you will learn:

  • Why a successful background in real estate and/or business can translate to a successful syndication business
  • Questions to ask yourself to evaluate your business and real estate background
  • Rank your “experience” on a scale from 1 to 10
  • Based on your ranking, determine whether you can move onto the education phase or if you need to focus on building a track record in business and/or real estate first

 

Click here to listen to Part 1: The Experience Requirements

 

Part 2: The Education Requirements

What you will learn:

  • The obvious and not so obvious benefits of an apartment syndication education
  • The first step in your apartment syndication education process – memorizing the important terminoloy
  • Three other creative ways to obtain an apartment syndication education

FREE RESOURCE: Master the Lingo

  • Click here to download the FREE Master The Lingo presentation, which has a list of over 80 apartment syndication terms, including the definitions and real world examples, that you need to memorize and know how to immediately calculate before you are ready to become an apartment syndicator.

 

Click here to listen to Part 2: The Education Requirements

 

Series #1 – Why Apartment Syndications?

In this first series, we will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of the apartment syndication strategy so that you can determine if it is the ideal investment strategy for you.

In part 1, we will define what an apartment syndication is, as well as compare and contrast raising money vs. using your own money to buy apartments and being a passive investor or active sponsor in apartment syndications.

In part 2, we will compare and contrast apartment syndications to other  popular real estate strategies, including single family rents, smaller multifamily, REITs, and development.

 

Part 1: What is an Apartment Syndication?

What you will learn:

  • The definition of an apartment syndication
  • The high-level 10 step process for completing an apartment syndication from start to finish
  • Pros and cons of raising money vs. using your own money to buy apartments
  • The pros and cons of being a general partner (i.e. active syndicator) and a limited partner (i.e. passive investor) in an apartment syndication

 

Click here to listen to Part 1: What is an Apartment Syndication? 

 

Part 2: Apartment Syndication vs. Other Investment Strategies

What you will learn:

  • The pros and cons of apartment syndications vs. single-family rentals
  • The pros and cons of apartment syndications vs. smaller multifamily rental (2 to 50 units)
  • The pros and cons of apartment syndications vs. REITs
  • The pros and cons of apartment syndications vs. apartment development
  • Based on the pros and cons of apartment syndications vs. other investment strategies, determine if apartment syndication is your ideal investment strategy

 

Click here to listen to Part 2: Apartment Syndication vs. Other Investment Strategies

 

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