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

12/14/2017
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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!

Duration: 00:26:57


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

12/7/2017
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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!

Duration: 00:30:23


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

11/30/2017
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“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.

Duration: 00:29:32


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

11/16/2017
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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...

Duration: 00:42:14


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

11/9/2017
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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!

Duration: 00:39:41


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

11/2/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:35:32


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

10/26/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:28:42


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

10/19/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:40:07


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

10/12/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:35:31


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

10/5/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:36:09


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

9/28/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:35:02


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

9/21/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:21:37


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

9/14/2017
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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!

Duration: 00:26:25


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

9/7/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:29:58


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

8/31/2017
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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!

Duration: 00:33:44


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

8/24/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:37:27


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

8/17/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:32:06


MB 069: Why Women Need a Real Estate Portfolio – With Whitney Nicely

8/10/2017
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Join my conversation with Whitney Nicely, the queen of real estate investing in east Tennessee. Today we discuss the benefits of a bold, ‘throw spaghetti at the wall’ approach to investing, how Whitney finances deals with no money or credit, and the reasons why it’s advantageous for every woman to build a real estate portfolio of her own.

Duration: 00:37:20


MB 068: Why Bigger is Better with Multi-Family Investing – With Kira Golden

8/3/2017
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Listen in to my conversation with Kira Golden, CEO of Direct Source Wealth, as she explains why bigger is better when it comes to multi-family investing. We cover her approach to seeking out big name investors, the mindset shift that prompted her to pursue multi-family properties, and her advice for aspiring real estate investors.

Duration: 00:46:53


MB 067: The 5 Key Elements of Raising Capital – With Victor Menasce

7/20/2017
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Listen in on my conversation with expert real estate investor and author of Magnetic Capital, Victor Menasce. Today we discuss the five key elements of raising capital, why some repel the very money they’re trying to raise, and how to invest like a billionaire – even if you’re not.

Duration: 00:43:53

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