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Getting started with Commercial Real Estate Investing? This is a bi-weekly podcast on the steps that I take to make my Retail Real Estate investments, including successes and lessons learned, so you will learn everything you need to know to get started with real estate investing. We are based in San Francisco / Silicon Valley and also review how technology affects Commercial Retail Real Estate and how you can stay ahead of the game.

Getting started with Commercial Real Estate Investing? This is a bi-weekly podcast on the steps that I take to make my Retail Real Estate investments, including successes and lessons learned, so you will learn everything you need to know to get started with real estate investing. We are based in San Francisco / Silicon Valley and also review how technology affects Commercial Retail Real Estate and how you can stay ahead of the game.
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Getting started with Commercial Real Estate Investing? This is a bi-weekly podcast on the steps that I take to make my Retail Real Estate investments, including successes and lessons learned, so you will learn everything you need to know to get started with real estate investing. We are based in San Francisco / Silicon Valley and also review how technology affects Commercial Retail Real Estate and how you can stay ahead of the game.

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Episodes

How to Invest in Mobile Home Parks

10/17/2019
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In this episode we learn about mobile home parks: why are they a good asset class to invest in, how do you go about analyzing a mobile home park, how do you get rent comps when there are no parks near you, and how to find these deals? We are interviewing Todd Sulzinger, founder of Blue Elm Investments. You can read this interview here: https://montecarlorei.com/how-to-invest-in-mobile-home-parks/ Why mobile home parks? I had always been intrigued by mobile homes, for one the returns...

Duration:00:19:47

Loans: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Self Storage, Who is The Best Commercial Lender (Part 2)

10/10/2019
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Today we cover self storage lending, how long should you stabilize a property before refinancing, and the best kept secret is out: who is the best commercial lender in the world? We are interviewing Billy Brown, the Vice President of Business Development for Alternative Capital Solutions. You can read this full interview here: https://montecarlorei.com/loans-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-self-storage-and-what-is-the-absolute-best-commercial-lender-part-2/ Self Storage Loans Did you...

Duration:00:13:16

Loans: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Office, Retail, Warehouse (Part 1)

10/3/2019
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Today we are learning what are the pros and cons of each asset class and their loans. In this post we are covering office, retail, and warehouses. You will also learn some strategies for selling your property, as well as how long you should account for getting a commercial loan. We are interviewing Billy Brown, the Vice President of Business Development for Alternative Capital Solutions. You can read this interview here:...

Duration:00:18:22

Commercial Loans: What is Debt Service Coverage Ratio, What Counts as Assets, What Are Deal Killers

9/26/2019
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As we continue our conversation around commercial financing, will learn: how you can get a commercial loan as a first time buyer and operator, what is debt service coverage ratio, what counts as assets when you are getting a loan, what are deal killers when getting a commercial loan, and what are some things that you should keep in mind about your loans in case our economy takes a turn. We are interviewing Blake Janover, the founder and CEO of Janover Ventures, a commercial real estate and...

Duration:00:21:43

8 Things You Should Know About Real Estate Financing

9/19/2019
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Today we are continuing our conversation around commercial financing, we will learn how you can get a commercial real estate loan, ways to partner up with seasoned operators, how to find lenders that can make creative financing available to you, and a few other valuable things. We are interviewing John Pascal, Managing Director of Paramount Capital Advisors (PCA). You can read this interview here: https://montecarlorei.com/8-things-you-should-know-about-real-estate-financing/ Let's...

Duration:00:19:48

How to Apply for a Commercial Loan & How to Find the Best Lenders

9/12/2019
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Today we're discussing commercial loans: how are they different from residential loans, how to find the best lenders, how to apply to these loans and present them to the lender, and what are some of the terms that we get to choose on these loans. Read the full interview here: https://montecarlorei.com/how-to-apply-for-a-commercial-loan-how-to-find-the-best-lenders/ How should a new investor present a deal to a lender in order to get approved? Run your credit report up front, accumulate...

Duration:00:12:09

7 Tips to Improve Your Personal Finances (Before We Talk About Commercial Real Estate Lending)

9/5/2019
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One of the most asked for podcasts has been on the financing side of real estate investing: do we need to be employed in order to get a commercial real estate loan? Does our credit score matter? How long are these loans for? Are the interest rates the same as residential loan rates? What does the downpayment look like? What are the risks, loan options, etc? We will have a series of interviews coming up with commercial lenders to discuss the financing side of things in order to clarify some...

Duration:00:15:55

What's The Future of Retail, How Should a Retail Investor Approach Their Investments in Today's World?

8/29/2019
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Today we are reviewing where is retail going, how should a retail investor think and approach their investments in today's world, what are tenants looking for in a retail center, and what are major items that national tenants and landlords want to see in their lease. Read the full interview here: https://montecarlorei.com/where-is-retail-going-lease-negotiation-national-tenants/ Where do you think retail is going based on your experience? I'm sure a lot of folks that have come on your...

Duration:00:16:23

What is Cash on Cash, IRR, and REIT's?

8/22/2019
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Today we are covering what is the difference between Cash on Cash and IRR, what are REIT's, and what are the pros and cons from an investor's perspective. Read this interview here: http://montecarlorei.com/episode-23-what-is-cash-on-cash-irr-and-reits/ We're interviewing Jason Ricks, a professional real estate investor focusing on acquisitions, leasing, construction, and development. He has a background in retail leasing and asset management working on premier properties worth hundreds...

Duration:00:16:59

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Investing in Commercial Real Estate

8/15/2019
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In this episode we will learn what are some of the top 5 mistakes to avoid when investing in CRE. You can read this episode here: http://montecarlorei.com/episode-22-top-5-mistakes-to-avoid-when-investing-in-commercial-real-estate/ 1. Looking at Pro Forma Numbers One of the things that you will start to see as you're searching for properties is that there are two sources of income in the financial statement. Number one is the actual revenue / actual net operating income of the...

Duration:00:13:06

How to Prepare for a Possible Recession and How to Underwrite Deals With That in Mind

8/8/2019
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Today we are reviewing how to make investments with a possible recession coming up, and how do you underwrite deals with that in mind. We are interviewing Hunter Thompson, the founder and managing principal of Asym Capital. You can read this full interview here: http://montecarlorei.com/how-do-you-prepare-for-a-possible-recession-how-to-underwrite-real-estate-deals-resistant/ I am personally very excited about this topic, from my observation living in Silicon Valley, I think that the...

Duration:00:20:22

What is Due Diligence? What are Some Items You Should Cover When Purchasing a Property?

8/1/2019
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In this episode, we will review what is due diligence, what types of questions you should be asking during the due diligence period, and what documents you should be getting from the seller. I won't go over the entire due diligence checklist because that is a very long checklist. This is just a very brief overview of some of the items that you will need as you're going through the due diligence report. You can read this podcast here:...

Duration:00:15:43

Should You Buy a Home or Invest in Commercial Real Estate? Project Updates and Lessons Learned

7/25/2019
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Today we’re going to do a very basic analysis around the question: should you buy your own place, or should you invest in a commercial property? I’ll also going to update you on what I have been up to for the last couple of months, and how are my projects going. Read this entire episode here: https://montecarlorei.com/should-you-buy-a-home-or-invest-in-commercial-real-estate-my-project-updates-and-lessons-learned/ Should you buy your own home, or rent and put the down payment in an...

Duration:00:20:55

What is Cost Segregation, How Can it Help You Save Taxes, What’s Bonus Depreciation, and How Much Would a Cost Segregation Study Cost?

7/18/2019
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In this episode you will learn a tip for tax deduction when you buy a property, it’s useful even if you have already bought some properties: cost segregation. What types of properties can benefit from cost segregation, we’ll go over an example of how much you’ll be able to deduct on your taxes, why it’s important to have cash on hand today versus in five years, what is bonus depreciation and how much a cost segregation study would typically cost. We're interviewing Yonah Weiss, a Business...

Duration:00:21:14

Making a Case for Self Storage Investing

7/11/2019
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In this episode we're learning why you should invest in self storage, how to select the location to invest, what are the biggest challenges with self storage and how to select and hire the best property manager for your locations. We're interviewing Ryan Gibson, a co-founder of Spartan Investment Group. You can read the full interview here: https://montecarlorei.com/making-a-case-for-self-storage-investing/ Why should real estate investors invest in self storage? Self storage is...

Duration:00:17:06

Should You Invest in Silicon Valley? What Does the Future of Office Space Look Like? What Happened to Office Spaces During the Last Downturn?

6/27/2019
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In this episode we'll learn if investing Silicon Valley could be a good idea, what happened to office spaces during the last downturn, things an investor should cover when looking at purchasing an office, what types of leases are standard for office space, and what does the future of office space could look like. We're interviewing Eduardo Zepeda, an asset manager and leasing director of a family's holdings, he manages north of $100M in combined assets comprised of multi-tenant office and...

Duration:00:20:46

What are Opportunities Zones, How to Hire the Best Team, What Types of Asset Classes to Invest in Today’s Market

6/20/2019
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In this episode we’ll learn how to manage multiple companies at the same time, how to hire and inspire the best people, what types of asset classes and what markets are interesting to invest in today’s market, and we will also learn what are opportunities zones and how you can leverage OZ's in your investments. We’re interviewing Greg Dickerson, a serial entrepreneur, real estate developer, coach and mentor. Over the last 20 years he has bought, developed and sold over $200 million in real...

Duration:00:19:30

How to Start Real Estate Investing With Zero Money

6/13/2019
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In this episode you’re going to learn how to get started in real estate investing with zero money down. If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed by the fact that you need a lot of money to get started in real estate investing, fear not! There are opportunities out there where you can partner up with people. We interviewed Ellis Hammond to find out how he got started in real estate investing with no money down. Read this podcast here:...

Duration:00:18:50

What is a Syndication, How to Underwrite Deals for a Recession, What is Replacement Cost

6/6/2019
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Today we'll learn what is a real estate syndication, what types of asset classes are safer so we can be prepared when we go into a recession, how do to underwrite and pick deals, as well as what does replacement cost mean. We're interviewing Matt Shamus, the founder of Driven Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm based in California. Read this episode here: https://montecarlorei.com/what-is-a-syndication-how-to-underwrite-deals-what-is-replacement-cost/ What is a...

Duration:00:21:47

Office Leases: Lease Negotiation Points, What Makes for a Good Landlord, What Does "Base Year" Mean on a Lease

5/30/2019
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In this episode we cover what does the base year mean in office leasing, what are specific things that startups want to negotiate on a lease, what happens when a startup goes out of business, LOI’s, lease negotiation & TI’s (also called lease concessions), and lastly, what makes for a good office landlord. You can read this episode here: https://montecarlorei.com/office-leases-lease-negotiation-points-what-makes-for-a-good-landlord-what-does-base-year-mean-on-a-lease/ For offices, are...

Duration:00:19:08