MB 275: Is This the End of the Apartment Building Investing Podcast?

After nearly 300 episodes, the Apartment Building Investing podcast is coming to an end. But only because we’re celebrating a new beginning and rebranding the show as Financial Freedom with Real Estate! Today, I explain why we’re making the change and what you can WIN in our Financial Freedom Podcast Launch Contest.

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MB 274: Residential Assisted Living with Heart (at Scale) – With Loe Hornbuckle

Apartment building investors know the advantages of scale. But when it comes to Residential Assisted Living, bigger isn’t always better. So, how can we scale senior living facilities without compromising care? Today, Loe Hornbuckle shares his unique approach to building RAL and memory care properties, explaining how to apply his strategy to multifamily deals!

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The Better Investment: Self Storage VS. Multifamily

Is self-storage a good investment and is it as good as or better than multifamily? The short answer to the first part of that question is yes, but if you want the reasons for that, you’ll have to keep reading.   The second part of the question will be answered at the end of this […]

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MB 272: Best Practices for Multifamily Asset Management – With Kyle Mitchell

Asset management may not be as sexy as raising money or chasing deals. But it’s the aspect of real estate investing that makes a deal successful—or not. Today, Kyle Mitchell describes the role of a multifamily asset manager, explaining how he works with his property management team to solve problems together.

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What is a 1031 and How Does it Affect Your Tax Liability?

What is a 1031 and How Does it Affect Your Tax Liability?

One of the most common questions we get on our investor intake calls is, “What is a 1031 exchange?” Today, David Meilan, Director of Investor Relations at Nighthawk Equity and Drew Kniffin, Nighthawk President, are going to break down this concept for us. Simply put, 1031 exchanges are a way to defer tax liability through […]

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MB 271: Start with Belief & Build a Multifamily Business – With Timothy Lyons

What does a multifamily investor look like? If you grew up in a working-class family, you may have a hard time seeing yourself as a successful syndicator. Today, FDNY firefighter Timothy Lyons explains how he overcame limiting beliefs to build a portfolio of 720-plus units worth $100M in just 12 months!

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MBI 270: Partner Up & Push Through Adversity – With Gary Van Bortel & John Bilinski

What are the benefits of partnering with another investor? You’re more likely to overcome adversity and show up with a kind of tenacity you may not have had on your own! Today, Gary Van Bortel and John Bilinski explain how they worked through obstacles together and raised $1M for their first multifamily deal.

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College Vs. Multifamily

Earlier on the blog, I touched on what I’m teaching my kids about building wealth so they can go on to be responsible, thoughtful and wise investors. Today, I wanted to take things a step further and speak directly with the younger generation. A lot of you have reached out to me over the past […]

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Winchester Apartments Due Diligence

  The Winchester is our latest property and I wanted to give you an idea of what we found during our due diligence visit. If you look at the Winchester online, you’ll see the photos are attractive. It’s not quite as attractive in person, but the property is surprisingly clean. The signage is new and […]

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MB 269: Repositioning Hotels as Multifamily Assets – With Serge Shukhat

COVID decimated the hotel industry, bringing property values down significantly. And now, savvy real estate investors are buying distressed hotels on the cheap and converting them into multifamily properties. Today, Serge Shukhat shares his innovative approach to repositioning hotels as apartment buildings, describing the benefits and barriers to entry of this nontraditional multifamily play!

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