Apartment Building Investing with Michael Blank Podcast-logo

Apartment Building Investing with Michael Blank Podcast

Entrepreneurship >

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.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

MB 131: Improve Your Memory & Grow Your Multifamily Business – With Ron White

10/18/2018
More
Do you struggle to remember names at networking events? Do you rely on notes when giving a presentation? Do you invest in conferences—and promptly forget what you learned? Ron White joins me to share his system of visualization to improve your memory, enhance your relationships, and ultimately grow your multifamily business!

Duration:00:22:46

MB 130: Raising Private Capital to Grow Your Multifamily Portfolio – With Matt Faircloth

10/11/2018
More
Are you still skeptical that you can build a real estate business using other people’s money? Or, maybe you don’t think your sphere of influence has access to that kind of capital. Matt Faircloth joins me to explain where to look for money within your network and how to grow a multifamily portfolio using private capital.

Duration:00:30:12

MB 129: Mitigate Your Risk with the Right Multifamily Insurance – With Bryan Shimeall

10/4/2018
More
What could possibly go wrong? If you are the proud owner of a multifamily property, the answers range from minor falls to catastrophic weather events. Bryan Shimeall joins me to explain how to mitigate your risk and secure the best multifamily insurance coverage for those circumstances outside your control!

Duration:00:28:12

MB 128: Leveraging the Perpetual Wealth Strategy to Be Your Own Bank – With Patrick Donohoe

9/27/2018
More
What if you could take the concept of financial freedom next level and essentially become your own bank? Patrick Donohoe joins me to discuss the Perpetual Wealth Strategy, explaining how you can leverage a particular kind of life insurance policy to facilitate real estate investment, secure retirement funds, and build a legacy for your children!

Duration:00:38:49

MB 127: How Multifamily Real Estate Investors WIN Under the New Tax Law – With Tom Wheelwright

9/20/2018
More
Real estate was a big winner in the tax reform bill passed in December 2017. So, how exactly do the new laws impact us as passive investors and syndicators? Tom Wheelwright joins me to discuss how multifamily investors can use the available incentives to reduce the amount of money we owe the government!

Duration:00:41:17

MB 126: The BEST EVER Advanced Multifamily Strategies for Raising Money at Scale – With Joe Fairless

9/13/2018
More
If you’re early in your career as a multifamily syndicator, aligning your interests with a qualified team is essential in overcoming your lack of experience to go after larger, more lucrative deals. Joe Fairless joins me to discuss his new book, Best Ever Apartment Syndication Book, and share his approach to money raising at scale.

Duration:00:28:28

MB 125: The 5 Pillars of Elevated Wealth – With Brian Fouts

9/6/2018
More
How do the multimillionaires and billionaires among us create and grow their wealth? What strategies do they implement to generate multiple revenue streams? Brian Fouts joins me to share the 5 Pillars of Elevated Wealth, explaining how to shift your mindset away from trading time for money—and pursue portfolio and passive income!

Duration:00:31:29

MB 124: The Shortest Distance Between You + Financial Freedom = Multifamily – With Josh Eitingon

8/30/2018
More
What is the quickest route to financial freedom through real estate? Josh Eitingon joins me to explain how a coach supported him in accelerating the timeline and jumping straight into multifamily investing. Listen in for Josh’s advice around investing in your own deals, optimizing each new property, and scaling up a multifamily business!

Duration:00:30:00

MB 123: Fostering an Abundance Mentality for Multifamily Success – With Jack Petrick

8/23/2018
More
Spending a little more money up front on mentoring and devoting your time to the activities that grow your business result in higher revenue long-term. Jack Petrick learned this the hard way, and he joins me to discuss the benefits of coaching, outsourcing busy work, and fostering an abundance mentality!

Duration:00:51:18

MB 122: Becoming a Time-Wealthy Multifamily Investor – With Mark Dolfini

8/16/2018
More
The vast majority of us get into multifamily investing because we are hungry for time freedom, yet many lose sight of that original goal in pursuit of financial wealth. Landlord Coach Mark Dolfini joins me to explain how to calculate the value of your time and return your focus to the things that matter most!

Duration:00:32:41

MB 121: Proactive Property Management in the 5 Phases of Multifamily – With Bryan Chavis

8/9/2018
More
There are 5 phases in the multifamily investing process, and the property manager you hire plays a key role in nearly every stage. Bestselling author Bryan Chavis joins me to explain what to look for in a property management company as well as the Key Performance Indicators to use in assessing their performance.

Duration:00:40:55

MB 120: 20 Units to Financial Freedom with Multifamily – With Aaron Howell

8/2/2018
More
Can you achieve financial freedom in just 20 units? Pharmacist and real estate investor Aaron Howell joins me to explain how he replaced his income with a modest multifamily portfolio and transitioned to a part-time role because he WANTS to keep working at the pharmacy—not because he HAS to!

Duration:00:26:28

MB 119: Building Your Multifamily Resume Through Partnerships – With Danny Woodford

7/26/2018
More
How do you build a multifamily resume without any experience or capital to speak of? The answer lies in partnering with someone who’s done it before. Danny Woodford of Mission Bay Investments joins me to discuss what he is looking for in aspiring syndicators and money raisers to add to his team!

Duration:00:28:21

MB 118: Investing in the Growing Cannabis Industry Through Real Estate – With Leslie Plettner

7/19/2018
More
Cannabis is legal in nine states plus Washington, DC—but what does that mean for us as real estate investors? Leslie Plettner of BaseCanna joins me to explain how her team is working to develop an ecosystem for cannabis operators, providing them with the real estate necessary to grow, manufacture and sell their products.

Duration:00:29:36

MB 117: Pushing Your Limits to Strike Multifamily Gold – With Anna Simpson

7/12/2018
More
Anna Simpson’s philosophy is you don’t make money in your comfort zone! She joins me to describe how she pushes limits to reach the next goal, learning from experience as a passive multifamily investor to become a syndicator, raising $1.4M for her first 70-unit deal—and landing a 76-unit property just two months later!

Duration:00:35:36

MB 116: Reawakening, Reinvention & Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate – With Alan Schnur

7/5/2018
More
Alan Schnur was away on a business trip during 9/11. He lost 40 of his 44 team members that day, but he gained the drive for continuous growth and think-big mindset that informs his real estate career. Alan joins me to share his incredible journey from single family rehabs to multifamily syndication to retail acquisitions.

Duration:00:48:06

MB 115: Enlisting an SEC Attorney to Protect Yourself & Ensure Compliance – With Mauricio Rauld

6/28/2018
More
If you are new to the idea of raising money to invest in apartment buildings, the particulars of complying with SEC regulations may have you spooked. Mauricio Rauld joins me to explain his role as a syndication lawyer and walk us through the process of working with an attorney to ensure compliance with securities law!

Duration:00:31:39

MB 114: The Ten Commandments of Negotation – With Stefan Aarnio

6/21/2018
More
Every human interaction is a negotiation. Stefan Aarnio joins me to walk us through his ten commandments of negotiation, from the importance of gathering information before you make an offer to establishing clear goals going into a real estate negotiation. Learn to make people work for concessions, get what you want—and get out!

Duration:00:40:46

MB 113: From Auto Mechanic to Self-Made Millionaire Through Multifamily – With Peter Conti

6/14/2018
More
Courage is about feeling the fear but ‘saddling up anyway.’ Peter Conti joins me to explain how he was motivated to action despite his fear—and make the transition from auto mechanic to self-made millionaire in just over three years, using creative financing to invest in multifamily real estate!

Duration:00:45:30

MB 112: Scaling Up from a Duplex to 2,700 Multifamily Units – With Ivan Barratt

6/7/2018
More
The journey to 10K units starts with a single step! Ivan Barratt joins me to explain how he went from a duplex to 2,700 units and $100M in assets under management. Listen in for the game changers that helped Ivan scale and learn how ‘the little things’ can prepare you for a career in multifamily.

Duration:00:27:19