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Best Ever Listeners, I hope you enjoy this episode! This is my first time on the podcast, usually I’m a behind the scenes guy but I’ll be the moderator of some of these debates. Evan and Theo are both experts in their field, we’ll hear the pros and cons of what they do, and why they ultimately chose their strategy. You can let us know which strategy you prefer at . If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!   Best Ever Tweet: “Buy for cash flow, put long term debt in place, and have adequate cash reserves” - Theo Hicks   Evan Holladay Real Estate Background: Real estate developer and investor Developed over $100 million in new construction multifamily at LDG Development Uses tax credits to create affordable and mixed income communities Based in Louisville, KY Listen to his first episode here: Say hi to him at www.evanholladay.com Best Ever Book: Crucial Conversations   Get more real estate investing tips every week by subscribing for our newsletter at   Best Ever Listeners: We have launched   We profile 1 nonprofit or cause every month that is near and dear to our heart. To help get the word out, submit a cause, or donate, visit
Evan was in the medical field in college before realizing that was not for him. He noticed a student housing development being built close to his school and wanted in. He blew up the development company until they gave him a task, get 100 students to the groundbreaking - Evan got 800! Now working for a large development company, hear how he was able to get his dream job and how they use tax credits to build affordable housing. If you enjoyed today’s episode remember to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review! Best Ever Tweet: “Know your niche and know what you’re good at” - Evan Holladay Evan Holladay Real Estate Background: Real estate developer and investor Developed over $100 million in new construction multifamily at LDG Development Uses tax credits to create affordable and mixed income communities Based in Louisville, KY Say hi to him at www.evanholladay.com Best Ever Book: Crucial Conversations Get more real estate investing tips every week by subscribing for our newsletter at Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsor: List and manage your property all from one platform with . Once listed you can: accept applications, screen tenants, accept payments and receive maintenance tickets all in one place - and all free for landlords. Go to to get started today!
What would you pay for incredible leads? Our guest lets you decide with his program he has created a betting platform for lead generation. It works like this, if you pay $100 per month for the best farmed leads in a given area, someone else may want to pay more than you, so they can get the same leads. An interesting business model from a techy investor, hear how he does it! Best Ever Tweet: The fun of having a company is that there is no shortage of problems. Jeremy Brandt Real Estate Background: - Founder of WeBuyHouses.com & Fast Home Offer - ‎We Buy Houses - Jeremy is a sought after expert and speaker in the field of real estate - Has been interviewed on FOX News, Larry King Live, CNBC, CNN - We Buy Houses® is the most recognized name in residential real estate investing - Based in Dallas, Texas - Say hi to him at www.webuyhouses.com - Best Ever Book: 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss Made Possible Because of Our Best Ever Sponsors: You find the deals. We’ll fund them. Yes, it’s that simple. Fund That Flip is an online lender that provides fast and affordable capital to real estate investors. We make funding your projects easy so you can focus on what you do best…rehabilitating homes. Download your free copy at Subscribe in and so you don’t miss an episode!
Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the truth about F.I.R.E, financial independence and retire early. The idea behind FIRE is to focus on producing as much money as you can possibly generate while living very frugal for a number of years so you can eventually have enough income to be financially independent and to have more of a flexible lifestyle.   We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.
In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, shares some insight on the new eviction moratorium and who this applies to, and what you should be doing as an investor. To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. 
Kevin is a full-time professor at Montclair State University teaching real estate courses and has been investing for over 30 years. Kevin has had experience in taking a company public and also has been focusing on raising money from institutions and he shares the process on how to navigate this process. Kevin Riordan (Rear-din)  Real Estate Background: Full-time professor at Montclair State University teaching real estate courses  Has been investing in real estate for 30+ years Career has been focused on the institutional side providing debt & equity capital, public and private, for commercial real estate Also took Crexus Investment Corp; a commercial mortgage REIT, public in 2009  Based in Montclair, New Jersey Say hi to him at:   Best Ever Book:       for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Be cautious but also try to be bold” - Kevin Riordan
James Evans is the Owner of Gladstone Capital with 6 years of real estate investing experience with a portfolio consisting of 20 rentals, condo conversions, limited partnerships, and creative joint venture deals. James got into real estate because his job has him traveling constantly where he felt like he shouldn’t have to pay for a mortgage since he was never home which started his journey into renting houses and eventually grew into a nice portfolio.  James Evans  Real Estate Background: Owner of Gladstone capital  6 years of real estate investing experience Portfolio consists of 20 rental units, condo conversions, limited partnership, and creative joint venture deals Based in Boston, MA Say hi to him at:   Best Ever Book:       for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “We tend to underestimate our own potential” - James Evans
Melanie Finnegan is the founder of Tax Lien Wealth Solutions with 10 years of tax lien investing. She helps people with wealth management by teaching others to be able to manage their own money or can have her company do it for you. Melanie gives some explanation on what Tax Liens are and how you can go about investing with them. Melanie Finnegan Real Estate Background: Founder of Tax Lien Wealth Solutions 10+ years of tax lien investing Based in Provo, UT Say hi to her at:       for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “It’s all about due diligence” - Melanie Finnegan
Bryan is a former real estate builder/developer and is now working with Multifamily Risk Advisors insuring units across the country. He was a previous guest on episode   and In today’s episode Bryan will be sharing info on how insurance rates are rising at historical levels and the rates are killing many new deals and hammering the profitability of existing assets at renewal. He will also discuss effective strategies to navigate the insurance market. Bryan Shimeall  Real Estate Background: Former real estate builder/developer Joined Multifamily Risk Advisors 6 years ago; they insure about 200k units across the country Based in Gainesville, FL Say hi to him at:            for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Losses, roof, and wiring, if those three things are positive I can get any property written pretty quickly ” - Bryan Shimeall
Seth is the Founder and Managing Director of Clarity Equity Group and is a four-time combat veteran of 14 years and currently serving in the Missouri Air National Guard as a pilot of a C-130 tactical airlift aircraft. Seth shares his background of over 12 years of real estate experience and his journey into this new venture.  Seth Wilson  Real Estate Background: Founder and Managing Director of Clarity Equity Group A four-time combat veteran of 14 years and currently serves in the Missouri Air National Guard as a pilot of the C-130 tactical airlift aircraft Has over 12 years of real estate experience from mobile homes to ground-up development on Class A luxury properties Portfolio consists of $65MM in assets under management Based in Kansas City, KS Say hi to him at:   Best Ever Book:     for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Jumping off a cliff and then trying to build your parachute is a strategy I really don’t recommend, it's better to have money put together first and then go and find a property” - Seth Wilson
Reading is very important when it comes to growth, however, it is also sometimes very hard to fit reading in an already busy and stressful day. Today Theo and Travis will be sharing two methods they each use to get through multiple books in a short period of time. Each method is successful in its own right so be sure to try both to see which flows more with your personality. We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.  for more info on PropStream
In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks shares how to go about underwriting apartment deals when you have no financials. This would rarely happen but when it does it is typically when you are approaching an off-market deal. This is a question Theo gets a lot and so today he will walk you through how to handle underwriting with no financials.    To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.  for more info on PropStream
Andy Mirza is the COO for Coastline Capital Fund Management LLC and has been investing in real estate for 17 years. He initially started buying condos and eventually, he started to invest more on the non-performing notes side of the real estate business. He shares what notes are and why he started to invest in notes later in his career.  Andy Mirza Real Estate Background: COO for Coastline Capital Fund Management, LLC 17 years of real estate investing experience; 5 years with non-performing notes Portfolio consists of $4 million in non-performing notes, and $2.2 million in rental condos Based in Chino Hills, CA Say hi to him at: Best Ever Book:   for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “If you want to do anything in real estate or investing directly, you need to do it full time” - Andy Mirza
Vincent is the co-founder and COO of Tri-City Equity Group and is an active duty Air Force. Vincent shares the steps he took to begin his investing journey while still being active duty in the Air Force and not seeing the properties. He explains how he built a team through social media and through this team he has been able to grow his business to now a portfolio of 120 units.   Vincent A Gethings  Real Estate Background: Co-founder and COO of Tri-City Equity Group and active duty in US Air Force Has 6 years of real estate experience Portfolio consists of 120 units (20 owned, 52 partnerships, 48 syndications) Based in Oahu, HI Say hi to him at:   Best Ever Book: for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Set goals based off your potential and not your abilities” - Vincent Gethings
Rich is the Co-CEO of Real Wealth Network, where he focuses on developing the teams and systems. He has specialized in creating a great team that is fully remote. His wife Kathy was a previous guest in episode . Today Rich will be sharing with us how he has been able to create a team of happy employees who work from home and are more effective.   Rich Fettke  Real Estate Background: Co-CEO of Real Wealth Network Focuses on developing the company’s team & systems Based in Malibu, CA Say hi to him at:   for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Be sure to determine your core values and use them as hiring criteria” - Rich Fettke
Vinney is the CEO of Moneil Investment Group and Moneil Management Group and is also a returning guest from episode . In today’s episode, he will be going over how he decided to start developing a new niche in multifamily and why. He will be discussing new ground-up construction of luxury assisted senior living.   Vinney Chopra Real Estate Background: CEO of Moneil Investment Group and Moneil Management Group A full-time investor with 35 years of experience Over the past 12 years has completed 28 syndications; 14 of those in the past 3 years Controls over $330 million, and 4,100 doors Based in Danville, CA Say hi to him at:   for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Senior living has been outperforming apartments for the last 10-15 years” - Vinney Chopra
Brian Burke is the President and CEO of Praxis Capital, a vertically integrated real estate private equity firm and in the past 30 years has acquired over half a billion dollars in real estate. He has been in a previous episode about 5 years ago, episode 305, and in today's episode he will be sharing why he wrote the book “The Hands-Off Investor”  which is catered to the passive investor to teach them the ins and outs of investing Brian Burke Real Estate Background: President & CEO of Praxis Capital a vertical integrated real estate private equity firm In the past 30 years has acquired over half a billion dollars in real estate; 3,000 multifamily units & 700 single family homes using proprietary software Can be found in a previous episode Author of “The Hands-Off Investor” Based in Santa Rosa, CA Say hi to him at:   Best Ever Book:       for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Don’t take on too much debt” - Brian Burke  
Today Theo and Travis will be sharing the truth behind what financial freedom and retirement is like, and how many successful individuals still “work”. Most of us need a purpose or mission to feel fulfilled and happy. The idea of sitting on a beach every day and sipping your best cocktail sounds great but will get old very fast.  We also have a Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and be sure to download your FREE document by visiting SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow.  for more info on PropStream
In today's Syndication School episode, Theo Hicks, will be sharing the SECs recent expansion on the definition on what a “Accredited investor” is. There are two types of people who can invest in syndications; the sophisticated investor, and the accredited investor. Today we will focus mainly on the accredited investor definition.   To listen to other Syndication School series about the “How To’s” of apartment syndications and to download your FREE document, visit SyndicationSchool.com. Thank you for listening and I will talk to you tomorrow. for more info on PropStream
Bruce Petersen is the Founder and CEO of Bluebonnet Asset Manager LLC and Bluebonnet Commercial Management. He started his real estate journey in 2011. He was a previous guest on episode , we highly encourage you to check out his first one to get an understanding of his full story.  Bruce Petersen  Real Estate Background: Founder and CEO of Bluebonnet Asset Manager LLC and Bluebonnet Commercial Management Started his real estate journey in 2011, buying his first deal (48-unit) in 2012 Portfolio consists of 6 syndications and 1,108 total units Based in Austin, TX Say hi to him at:   Best Ever Book: for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Find a coach or mentor to have a model to follow, why try and reinvent the wheel?” - Bruce Petersen
Jeff & Taylor Adams are a husband and wife team attacking the real estate world. They share how they began investing with house hacking to out of state investing due to the cost of real estate in their area. Being only two years into their journey they have faced many different situations and they were very willing to share to help you pursue your personal real estate adventure. Jeff and Taylor Adams  Real Estate Background: Jeff is a software engineer and Taylor is a realtor and co-founder of @womensinvestmentnetwork 2 years of investing experience Portfolio consists of Duplex and a mix of long-term rentals/AirBnBs, a single-family home, and one 5-unit building Based in Boston, MA Say hi to them at: Instagram @TaylorColemanAdams Best Ever Book:       for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Listen to what you want to do and make sure you network with as many people as you can and try to add value to those relationships” - Jeff & Taylor Adams
Robert is the author of The Definitive Guide to Underwriting Multifamily Acquisitions and today he will be sharing the process of underwriting so you will be able to take away some ideas to implement into your underwriting process.  Rob Beardsley Real Estate Background: #SkillsetSunday  He is a Principal at Lone Star Capital Group In past 3 years, he led over $100 million of multifamily acquisitions for Lone Star Capital Based in New York City, NY Say hi to him at: Author of for more info on PropStream     Best Ever Tweet: “On a larger property, a $100,000 additional expense on your cap-ex budget isn't really going to make or break the numbers, but missing your rent pro forma by $25 can make or break your deal” - Robert Beardsley
Beth was a guest in a previous episode of so be sure to check out her first episode to learn more about her. In today’s situation Saturday she will be sharing what it is like to be a shopping center investor during the Covid19 era.  Beth Azor Real Estate Background: Owner of Azor Advisory Services, Inc.  Has 30 years of investing in retail shopping centers Portfolio consist of 6 centers currently $80 million Based in Fort Lauderdale, FL Say hi to her at:       for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “As a landlord, the COVID19 recession is completely different than the ‘09 recession” - Beth Azor
Shane is a full-time commercial real estate developer who started investing in 2004 and dived into commercial real estate in 2007.  Shane goes step by step on how he goes through a development deal by utilizing one of his very own deals and sharing the details.    Shane Melanson  Real Estate Background: Full-time commercial real estate developer Started real estate investing in 2004 & specifically has 13 years of commercial real estate experience Portfolio consist of an Apartment building, retail property, and several rental properties and development land Based in Calgary, Alberta Say hi to him at:   Best Ever Book:           for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Just because you think there is a market, doesn't mean there is, you have to verify before you proceed” - Shane Melanson
Bill is a former Navy Pilot and Founder of BlackJack Real Estate and CEO/Owner of 7 Figure Flipping. He initially started flipping one house a year and as he started to gain the confidence he then went full-time. He recently bought a new real estate company called 7 Figure Flipping. Today he shares how he has been able to grow from Full-time Navy Pilot to business owner.   Bill Allen Real Estate Background: OCtober 15th air date Navy pilot, Founder of BlackJack Real Estate and CEO/Owner of 7 Figure Flipping He and his team at BlackJack RE currently flip and wholesale 200+ deals per year Based in Nashville, TN Say hi to him at:   Episode - May 2017 Best Ever Book:         for more info on PropStream Best Ever Tweet: “Listen to a podcast that is educational, and surround yourself around people who are strong where you are weak” - Bill Allen
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Created by
Joe Fairless
Podcast Status
Active
Started
May 1st, 2014
Latest Episode
Sep 24th, 2020
Release Period
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Seasons
2
Episodes
2255
Avg. Episode Length
25 minutes
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Episodic
Language
English

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