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Apartment Building Investing with Michael Blank Podcast

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Michael Blank’s passion is being an entrepreneur and helping others become (better) entrepreneurs. His focus is apartment building investing by raising money from private individuals. He’s been investing in residential and multifamily real estate since 2005 and began syndicating deals in 2010. He is the author of the Syndicated Deal Analyzer and the free eBook “The Secret to Raising Money to Buy Your First Apartment Building”. Through Michael’s blog on TheMichaelBlank.com, his weekly articles on the BiggerPockets.com, and his Podcasts, Michael is enthusiastic about sharing what works (and doesn’t work!) in the world of commercial real estate investing.

Michael Blank’s passion is being an entrepreneur and helping others become (better) entrepreneurs. His focus is apartment building investing by raising money from private individuals. He’s been investing in residential and multifamily real estate since 2005 and began syndicating deals in 2010. He is the author of the Syndicated Deal Analyzer and the free eBook “The Secret to Raising Money to Buy Your First Apartment Building”. Through Michael’s blog on TheMichaelBlank.com, his weekly articles on the BiggerPockets.com, and his Podcasts, Michael is enthusiastic about sharing what works (and doesn’t work!) in the world of commercial real estate investing.
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United States

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Michael Blank’s passion is being an entrepreneur and helping others become (better) entrepreneurs. His focus is apartment building investing by raising money from private individuals. He’s been investing in residential and multifamily real estate since 2005 and began syndicating deals in 2010. He is the author of the Syndicated Deal Analyzer and the free eBook “The Secret to Raising Money to Buy Your First Apartment Building”. Through Michael’s blog on TheMichaelBlank.com, his weekly articles on the BiggerPockets.com, and his Podcasts, Michael is enthusiastic about sharing what works (and doesn’t work!) in the world of commercial real estate investing.

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English


Episodes

MB 178: 10X Your Multifamily Income with an Extended-Stay STR Model – With Al Williamson

9/9/2019
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Real estate investors tend to be cautious about implementing a short-term rental strategy. But what if we could enjoy the benefits of an Airbnb model WITHOUT the regulatory uncertainty or the extra expense? Today, Al Williamson joins me to discuss the extended-stay STR model he used to quit his job with an 8-unit multifamily property!

Duration:00:32:40

MB 177: Tech Tools for Data-Driven Multifamily Investing – With Raj Tekchandani

9/4/2019
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Advancements in technology allow us to access and analyze an incredible amount of data. But what does this mean for multifamily investors? Today, Raj Tekchandani joins me to discuss the AI and machine learning tools geared toward real estate and explain how he quit his job in tech startups to become a data-driven, full-time investor!

Duration:00:30:24

MB 176: Hit Your Growth Zone & Quit Your 9-to-5 with Multifamily – With Andrew Kuhn

8/29/2019
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Are you settling for good enough? It’s easy to get comfortable with life and let complacency set in. But to achieve greatness, you’ve got to get comfortable being uncomfortable. Today, Andrew Kuhn joins me to explain how he got into the growth zone and quit his job to become a full-time multifamily mentor and investor!

Duration:00:39:37

MB 175: Leveraging Hustle & Heart to Find Off-Market Deals – With Logan Freeman

8/22/2019
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Good deals are so hard to find right now! That’s become a common complaint among real estate investors in recent months, but I’m not convinced it’s true. Today, Logan Freeman joins me to explain how cultivating an abundance mentality and hustling to build relationships with brokers gives him access to off-market multifamily deals.

Duration:00:41:44

MB 174: Put Your Money in Motion with Passive Investing – With Ryan McKenna

8/15/2019
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If you make good money, and you want to make it work for you, passive investing in multifamily syndications may be a perfect fit. Today, Ryan McKenna joins me to explain how he achieved financial freedom as a passive investor and discuss how real estate outperforms other investment options—including the stock market!

Duration:00:37:40

MB 173: Real Estate Investing Across Asset Classes – With Adam the Brit

8/8/2019
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A jack of all trades is the master of none, right? We’re taught that it’s best to focus on one real estate investment strategy and beware of shiny objects. But Adam the Brit has a slightly different philosophy. Today, he joins me to share the benefit of establishing multiple income streams across different asset classes!

Duration:00:44:17

MB 172: Building an Investor Pipeline for Multifamily Syndications – With Kyle Mitchell

8/1/2019
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Once you get a multifamily deal under contract, the clock starts ticking. You have limited time to raise capital, so it’s super-important that you have a database of potential investors to call on. Today, Kyle Mitchell joins me to share the blueprint he used to raise $1M in 60 days for his first syndication!

Duration:00:35:50

MB 171: Passive Investing in Today’s Market – With Bronson Hill

7/25/2019
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If you’ve got money to invest, you’ve got a lot of options. Today, Bronson Hill is interviewing me about the pros and cons of the investing in the stock market, single-family homes and apartment syndications. I explain the difference between active and passive investing and share the current market outlook for multifamily!

Duration:00:26:57

MB 170: Maximizing ROI in Value-Add Multifamily Deals – With Ira Singer & Marc Rutzen

7/18/2019
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Adding value to a property is what allows you to raise rents and earn a solid ROI. Today, Ira Singer and Marc Rutzen join me to discuss the fundamentals of value-add multifamily deals. Listen in for insight on choosing the right contractor, overseeing large-scale renovations, and making decisions around amenities that work in your market.

Duration:00:35:46

MB 169: Burning the Boats to Go All-In on Multifamily – With Jerome Myers

7/11/2019
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Should you burn the boats and go all-in on multifamily? Today, Jerome Myers joins me to explain what motivated him to walk away from a six-figure engineering job and pursue real estate investing—before he’d done a single deal! Listen in for Jerome’s insight on leveraging partnerships and coaching to make your dreams real.

Duration:00:41:53

MB 168: MAKE the Time for Multifamily & Quit Your W-2 Job – With Anna Kelley

7/4/2019
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Don’t think you have the time to start investing in multifamily? Anna Kelley is a wife and mother of 4 who worked a demanding full-time job AND built a real estate portfolio on the side. Today, she joins me to explain how she took consistent action—and quit her job with apartment building investing!

Duration:00:42:41

MB 167: The Financial Freedom to Pursue a Greater Purpose – With Reed Goossens

6/27/2019
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The beautiful thing about achieving financial freedom is that it gives you the means to give back. Today, Reed Goossens joins me to share the #1 factor that helped him build an impressive 1,100-unit multifamily portfolio and explain how he is using real estate as a vehicle to pursue a greater purpose!

Duration:00:33:49

MB 166: Leveraging the Deferred Sales Trust to Defer Capital Gains – With Brett Swarts

6/20/2019
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The 1031 Exchange is the best-known way to defer capital gains on the sale of a property. But what do you do if several of your LPs want to cash out? Today, Brett Swarts joins me to share an alternative method for deferring taxes on your real estate portfolio, the Deferred Sales Trust.

Duration:00:41:24

MB 165: The BE-DO-HAVE Model for Achieving Your Big Dreams – With Hal Elrod

6/13/2019
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We want to be the best version of ourselves for the people we love and lead. But most of us don’t think we can BE happy or fulfilled until we HAVE the things we want. What if we’ve got it backwards? Today, Hal Elrod joins me to share his BE-DO-HAVE approach to achieving your dreams!

Duration:00:48:48

MB 164: The Doability of Real Estate Investing – With Bob Helms

6/6/2019
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Of all the people exposed to real estate on a regular basis, very few take action to become investors themselves. If awareness is not the problem, then what is? Today, Bob Helms (The Godfather of Real Estate) joins me to share the top takeaways from his new book, Be in the Top 1%.

Duration:00:39:02

MB 163: Discover Your Real Estate Sales Dog – With Blair Singer

5/30/2019
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Most of us real estate investors don’t see ourselves as salespeople. We believe you have to be an attack dog to do well in sales, and that’s just not us. Listen in as Rich Dad Advisor Blair Singer explains how to cultivate confidence, play to our strengths, and make money just being ourselves!

Duration:00:31:18

MB 162: Quit Your Job & Control Your Own Destiny with Multifamily – With Danny Randazzo

5/23/2019
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Imagine having the passive income to quit your job. Imagine having the freedom to control your own time—and financial destiny. Imagine having the means to build wealth for your family long-term. Today, Danny Randazzo joins me to explain how he is making the transition from employee to full-time investor with a robust multifamily portfolio!

Duration:00:34:52

MB 161: Break into the Multifamily Business with Joint Ventures – With Jens Nielsen

5/16/2019
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What’s the best way to break into multifamily? Active or passive investing? Go it alone or partner with a team? Raise capital or syndicate deals? Today, Jens Nielsen joins me to share the benefits of each strategy and explain how to leverage the power of joint ventures to invest in bigger deals early on!

Duration:00:33:02

MB 160: What’s Spirituality Got to Do with Real Estate Investing? – With Robert Kiyosaki

5/10/2019
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Robert Kiyosaki is a legend in the realm of financial literacy and real estate investing. But when he speaks live, Robert talks about pursuing a calling and doing what God wants. Today, he joins me to explain why spirituality is a priority in his life and share the themes of his new book, FAKE.

Duration:00:19:48

MB 159: Work Less & Make More as a Passive Investor in Multifamily – With Paul Moore

5/3/2019
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Are you a high-earner looking to get into the real estate game as an active investor? Why work harder than necessary to make less than you could? Today, Paul Moore joins me to discuss the advantages of passive investing in commercial real estate, including the tax benefits, consistent return, and minimal risk profile!

Duration:00:29:39