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MB 094: Addicted to Multifamily with Andrew Campbell

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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!

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

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!

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

“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.

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

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.

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

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!

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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Country View and Peak Portfolio Joint Venture

Country View and Peak Portfolio JV OpportunityTwo Memphis Opportunities With Incredible Cash Flow and ReturnsTo learn more about this opportunity, please watch the video below, then down load the Executive Summaries and the Syndicated Deal Analyzer or "SDA", that we...

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

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.

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

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!

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

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.

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

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!

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

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.

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Memphis Investment Opportunity

Memphis Investment Opportunity10%+ Cash on Cash Return ... Double Your Investment in 5 YearsThanks for your interest in this investment opportunity in Memphis! The opportunity consists of two properties, Beverly and Hermitage apartments - a total of 137 units. Below...

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

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.

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