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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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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 109: Leveraging the Law of the First Deal to Quit Your Job with Multifamily – with Michael Blank

5/21/2018
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Once you truly DECIDE to pursue multifamily, it takes 3 to 5 years to replace your income—and the process is set in motion via the Law of the First Deal. Today, I’m unpacking the phenomenon, helping you develop a concrete plan for quitting your job with apartment building investing!

Duration:00:16:39

MB 108: Analyzing 100 Multifamily Deals to Find the ONE – With Andrew Cushman

5/14/2018
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Are you willing to analyze 100 deals to find ONE good one? Andrew Cushman sits down with me to discuss his first deal, a 92-unit property in Macon, Georgia, and share what he learned about vetting investors and estimating renovation costs. Listen in to understand why finding a good deal is challenging—but not impossible!

Duration:00:35:32

MB 107: The 3 Spiritual Lessons That Changed My Life as an Entrepreneur – With Michael Blank

5/4/2018
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At the heart of every successful entrepreneur is a deep sense of spirituality. Today, I’m sharing the three spiritual lessons that helped me realize an incredibly fulfilling life teaching multifamily investing. Listen in for insight on surrendering control, finding peace regardless of the circumstances, and shifting to a mindset of giving.

Duration:00:23:38

MB 106: Getting in the Multifamily Game, With or Without Syndication – With Mario Ortiz

4/26/2018
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Mario Ortiz’s first multifamily deal wasn’t a homerun. But Mario argues that ‘getting in the game’ is more important than the size or quality of the first deal. Listen in to understand how he used creative financing to build a thriving multifamily business without syndication—while working full-time as a mechanical engineer!

Duration:00:46:49

MB 105: How a Willingness to Fail Breeds Multifamily Success – With Todd Fox

4/26/2018
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What’s differentiates a successful real estate investor from someone who doesn’t take action? Todd Fox joins me to share his journey from bankruptcy to successful developer, explaining how a willingness to fail sets him apart. Learn how Todd scaled up from redeveloping a single duplex to a $37M student housing complex at Cornell University!

Duration:00:43:33

MB 104: Building Community is Good for the Soul AND the Bottom Line – With Pete Kelly

4/19/2018
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The two biggest issues multifamily owners face are turnover and resident satisfaction. How can you address both issues and create a community in your apartments that makes residents want to stay, even if the rents go up? Pete Kelly joins me to explain how Apartment Life positively impacts tenants’ lives— and your bottom line.

Duration:00:27:25

MB 103: Accelerate Your Real Estate Success with a High-Level Network – With Mike Hambright

4/12/2018
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Mike Hambright firmly believes that meaningful conversations with high-level investors can take your real estate game to the next level. He joins me to discuss his transition from the corporate world to full-time real estate, the resources available on his FlipNerd platform, and strategies for building your network.

Duration:00:25:18

MB 102: Curing Entrepreneurial ADD with a Focus on Multifamily – With Ben Risser

4/5/2018
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Ben Risser had a bad case of entrepreneurial ADD: He wanted to pursue real estate but couldn’t get focused on a single strategy. Today, Ben sits down with me to discuss his decision to do multifamily, his partnership with Matt Faircloth, and the 198-unit deal they closed in January!

Duration:00:26:30

MB 101: Living the ‘Sunsets and Palm Trees’ Lifestyle with Multifamily – With Corey Peterson

3/29/2018
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Want to save ten years or so and get right to the financial freedom part of real estate investing? Corey Peterson joins me to explain how he fell into the ‘hustle and grind’ of fix and flips for many years before finally making the transition to multifamily—and why you should skip that step!

Duration:00:23:09

MB 100: Reflection Inspires Action in Multifamily Investing – With Scott Price

3/21/2018
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Time spent in reflection often inspires ACTION among aspiring multifamily investors. This was true for Scott Price, who joins me to explain how he overcame his inexperience in multifamily, why a lack of awareness around syndication led to slow growth, and the path he took to quit his job and pursue real estate full time!

Duration:00:34:26

MB 099: Control Your Own Destiny Through Real Estate Investing – With Clayton Morris

3/14/2018
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We’ve been conditioned to believe that a steady paycheck is a safety net, but Clayton Morris contends that the opposite is true. Listen in to find out why he left a prestigious career in broadcasting to found Morris Invest and learn how establishing a strong WHY can set you up for success in real estate.

Duration:00:46:16

MB 098: Impact Investing to Change People’s Lives Where They Live – With Eddie Lorin

3/8/2018
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As multifamily investors, we sometimes forget that real people live in our apartments. Veteran investor Eddie Lorin joins me to explain the concept of impact investing. Listen in for his approach to taking care of working class tenants where they live, creating a sense of community so that renters stay, pay and refer their friends!

Duration:00:17:47

MB 097: Marketing, Lead Generation, and Requiring Your Own Success – Michael Quarles

3/1/2018
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What is secret sauce that makes a person successful? Accomplished real estate investor Michael Quarles says that you must REQUIRE yourself to take action every day in order to achieve. Listen in for Michael’s high-level strategies for lead generation, his criteria for choosing a market, and his ‘taste the caviar’ challenge for aspiring multifamily investors.

Duration:00:51:55

MB 096: Positioning Yourself as a Multifamily Leader, With or Without a Track Record- with Neal Bawa

2/22/2018
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Neal Bawa’s 3,600-member multifamily meetup is the largest in the US. But when he started the group, Neal had zero multifamily experience! Listen in to find out how he positioned himself as a leader, why telling the story of a deal is essential in raising money, and why NOW is the right time for multifamily.

Duration:00:43:46

MB 095: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You a Better Multifamily Investor With Nathan Tabor

2/15/2018
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The problem with things being too easy is that you don’t learn. Just ask Nathan Tabor: His first multifamily deal went so smoothly that he was blindsided when major setbacks threatened to derail his second and third investments. Listen in to learn from Nathan’s mistakes around vetting financials, verifying zoning regulations and establishing work-life balance.

Duration:00:41:04

MB 094: Addicted to Multifamily with Andrew Campbell

2/8/2018
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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.

Duration:00:37:00

MB 093: Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Real Estate Investments – With Scott Smith

2/3/2018
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‘You’ve been served.’ Those are scary words for a real estate investor, but the truth is that you are likely to face a lawsuit at some point in your career. Attorney and real estate investor Scott Smith joins me to explain how to protect your assets and avoid litigation.

Duration:00:23:03

MB 092: From Teacher to Fulltime Multifamily Investor – with Todd Dexheimer

1/25/2018
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Todd Dexheimer always wanted to be a multifamily investor, but he got distracted by single-family rentals and flips. I’m on the line with Todd to learn how he went from high school teacher to real estate investor and get his take on how to go big quickly—rather than waiting to ‘graduate’ to multifamily!

Duration:00:35:42

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

1/18/2018
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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.

Duration:00:38:34

MB 090: Four Routes to Retirement with Multifamily – Michael Blank

1/11/2018
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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.

Duration:00:21:47

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