Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing

Entrepreneurship

The Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing podcast is about helping you achieve financial independence and control your time through apartment building investing. Michael Blank and Garrett Lynch interview experts in real estate, business, and investing. From learning how to invest in multifamily real estate to navigating entrepreneurship, you will learn the keys to success in your journey towards financial freedom. Previous guests include Grant Cardone, Robert Kiyosaki, Ken McElroy, Robert Helms, Brandon Turner, and Hal Elrod. Whether you're new to real estate investing or a seasoned investor, you'll enjoy stories from our expert guests as well as hear from people who quit their jobs and are living life on their own terms because of investing in multifamily real estate. Thanks for listening and leave a review for a chance to get a shout-out on the show.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing podcast is about helping you achieve financial independence and control your time through apartment building investing. Michael Blank and Garrett Lynch interview experts in real estate, business, and investing. From learning how to invest in multifamily real estate to navigating entrepreneurship, you will learn the keys to success in your journey towards financial freedom. Previous guests include Grant Cardone, Robert Kiyosaki, Ken McElroy, Robert Helms, Brandon Turner, and Hal Elrod. Whether you're new to real estate investing or a seasoned investor, you'll enjoy stories from our expert guests as well as hear from people who quit their jobs and are living life on their own terms because of investing in multifamily real estate. Thanks for listening and leave a review for a chance to get a shout-out on the show.

Language:

English


Episodes

MB355: Our Multifamily Market Outlook for 2023 – With Drew Kniffin

1/30/2023
As with most things, the economy goes through different seasons. And prior to the pandemic, it was red-hot summer in the real estate market. COVID caused a quick Arctic freeze, but things warmed up again and multifamily prices peaked in March 2022. Then we skipped fall and landed right in winter. And while it’s hard to predict how long this season might last, there are things we can do to endure the cold and put ourselves in a position to thrive in the coming spring. Drew Kniffin serves...

Duration:00:35:32

MB354: Retire in 3 Years with This Deal Analysis Tool – with Matthew Amabile

1/23/2023
Matthew Amabile had been out of college for a year. He was making decent money at his sales job, but not enough to afford his own place. And he was tired of sleeping on his cousin’s couch. That’s when Matt started looking into real estate and analyzing deals. Three years later, he’s a 25-year-old millionaire. And he quit his 9-to-5 to travel the world. So, what gave Matt the confidence to buy his first property? Or build trust with potential investors? On this episode of Financial Freedom...

Duration:00:30:37

MB353: The Right Insurance Coverage for Your Real Estate Portfolio – With Matthew Sutika

1/16/2023
Are you treating insurance like a commodity? We made that same mistake early in our syndication journey. But now we look for the best combination of value and quality we can get. Matthew Sutika is Chief Insurance Officer at Obie, a company working to provide a simple, affordable and transparent insurance experience for landlords and investors. Matt is an award-winning entrepreneur and business owner in the multifamily and habitational insurance sector. He also invests in real estate and...

Duration:00:39:32

MB352: Investing in Oil & Gas vs. Real Estate Syndications – With Grant Norwood

1/9/2023
Did you know that there are many parallels between investing in oil and gas and real estate syndications? Grant Norwood is CEO of Norwood Energy Corp, an oil and gas exploration company out of Southlake, Texas. Grant’s specialty is recognizing opportunity hotspots in undiscovered areas of the country where his team can operate significantly below the costs of oil giants like Exxon or Chevron. On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing, Grant joins Garrett to discuss...

Duration:00:36:59

MB351: Reflecting on 2022 & Setting Goals for 2023

1/2/2023
Mindfulness matters. The more self-aware you become, the better your relationships and the more fulfillment you get out of life. That’s why I take an entire week off at the end of every year, not to eat bonbons, but to reflect on the past 12 months, celebrate my wins and plan for the future. On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing, I’m sharing my process for evaluating 2022 and looking ahead to 2023. I discuss what we achieved at the Michael Blank Brands and...

Duration:00:30:30

MB350: The Best of 2022 on Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing – With Jerome Maldonado, Jilliene Helman, Dan Brisse, Lee Prosenjak, Veena Jetti, Sterling Griffin, Lili Thompson, Ryan Pineda, Liz Faircloth, Savannah Arroyo, Julie Holly & Alvin ‘Ho

12/26/2022
Every week, we bring you conversations with elite investors and entrepreneurs, in hopes that you’ll learn from their experiences to accelerate your success. On this Best of 2022 edition of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing, we reflect on some of our favorite episodes and share the top insights from this year’s interviews with inspiring real estate entrepreneurs. We revisit Dan Brisse’s story of transitioning from professional snowboarder to full-time real estate investor and...

Duration:00:32:44

MB349: How to Build a Syndication Business That Runs Itself – With Mike Michalowicz

12/19/2022
There's a lot of pundits who say that entrepreneurship is about the hustle and grind. We’re supposed to work harder and harder and sacrifice our lives for the sake of the business. But Mike Michalowicz argues that entrepreneurship is not about doing the job. It’s about creating jobs. So, how do you remove yourself from the day-to-day operation of your business? Can you get to a point where your syndication firm runs itself? Mike Michalowicz is a well-known keynote speaker and bestselling...

Duration:00:41:05

MB348: Building Confidence Through Community – With Julie Holly

12/12/2022
How does a schoolteacher overcome her limiting beliefs to become a full-time syndicator? For Julie Holly, community was key in helping her shift from anxious single-family landlord to self-assured multifamily GP. Julie is Founder of Three Keys Investments, a multifamily firm committed to helping investors build passive income and legacy wealth. She also serves as Host of The Conscious Investor Podcast. Julie began her career as a schoolteacher with a portfolio of single-family homes...

Duration:00:39:31

MB347: Why Every Syndicator Should Write a Book – With Chandler Bolt

12/5/2022
Building a platform is an important part of raising money at scale. But you need more than a website to demonstrate your credibility with potential investors. Becoming an author gives you authority. It allows you to share your investing thesis with many, many prospects and generate leads as well as referrals. But what does the process of writing a book look like? And why would you publish yet another real estate book when there are already so many others on the market? Chandler Bolt is...

Duration:00:40:17

MB346: How to Own 1,000 Doors by Age 27 – With Adrian Salazar

11/28/2022
How do you become a full-time investor who owns more than 1,000 doors by the age of 27? According to Adrian Salazar, the secret is having the guts to go out and be different. Adrian started wholesaling SFHs as a freshman in college and closed on his first apartment building as a sophomore. Today, he is Managing Member at Two Ten Management, and he controls $8.8M in multifamily assets. On this episode of the podcast, Adrian joins Garrett and me to explain how the sales skills he developed...

Duration:00:39:01

MB345: Growing Your Business & Family—with Vivian & Michael Blank

11/21/2022
Running a business is never just about the business. Being a successful entrepreneur means finding balance between your personal and professional life. But if you want your relationship to work, you need a partner who energizes you. Someone who helps you become the best version of yourself. So, how does a real estate investor build a fulfilling family life? How do you successfully navigate marriage, parenthood and business? On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing,...

Duration:00:44:30

MB344: Making the Most of IRC Section 1031 – With Dave Foster

11/14/2022
One of the beautiful things about investing in real estate is its tax benefits. And the 1031 exchange is a common strategy we use to avoid paying capital gains. But most of us haven’t studied IRC Section 1031 enough to know ALL the ways we can use the tax code to reinvest our real estate profits—rather than handing them over to Uncle Sam. Dave Foster is the 1031 exchange expert, qualified intermediary and tax strategist behind The 1031 Investor, a platform that helps investors build and...

Duration:00:37:18

MB343: Owning Property in Chicago’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

11/7/2022
Owning class D properties in neighborhoods plagued by gang violence, prostitution and drug abuse is not easy. But it does give an owner-operator the street smarts to keep themselves, their employees and properties safe. And it makes for some pretty crazy stories! On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing, Garrett follows up on his previous solo episode with more stories from his experience as an investor in Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods. Garrett discusses...

Duration:00:27:03

MB342: What Investors Need to Know About Taxes – With Thomas Castelli

10/31/2022
All CPAs are not created equal. And if you’re working with an accountant who doesn’t understand real estate tax strategy, you may be leaving tens of thousands of dollars on the table. Thomas Castelli, CPA, CFP, is Partner at Hall CPA, an entrepreneurial accounting firm that helps real estate investors minimize tax and maximize profit. Out of college, Thomas landed a ‘dream job’ at a traditional accounting firm but soon realized he wasn’t on the path to the lifestyle he wanted. To achieve...

Duration:00:38:57

MB341: How the Supply Chain Impacts Real Estate – With Jeff Davis

10/24/2022
In the spring of 2020, store shelves were empty. And supply chain issues have disrupted businesses of all kinds ever since—including real estate. But what, exactly, is causing these problems in the supply chain? And when will things get back to normal? Jeff Davis is both a supply chain expert and real estate investor, serving as a senior sales executive for a Fortune 100 global logistics firm and Managing Partner at Bridgestone Holdings, where he has built a portfolio of 952 units. On...

Duration:00:32:42

MB340: Upgrade Investor Relations Through Syndication Software – With Perry Zheng

10/17/2022
When you’re a new real estate syndicator with a smaller network, you can keep track of investors with a spreadsheet and work through the process of raising money manually. But as you grow your investor database, it becomes more and more tedious to do things this way. The good news is, you can leverage investor management software to automate the process of drafting legal documents and wiring money, saving yourself and your investors a lot of time and trouble. So, how do you choose an...

Duration:00:37:13

MB339: Tokenizing Real Estate Deals – With Michael Flight

10/10/2022
Michael Flight used to be a crypto-skeptic. But as he learned more about the blockchain and its potential to make real estate more accessible to a wider audience, he became a crypto-innovator. Today, Michael is CEO of Liberty Real Estate Fund LLC, the world’s first net lease security token fund. With 34 years of investing experience, he is leveraging the blockchain to tokenize ownership of high-quality commercial real estate. On this episode of Financial Freedom with Real Estate Investing,...

Duration:00:42:09

MB339: Execute on Your Vision, No Matter the Obstacles – With Jay Morrison

10/10/2022
We all have obstacles in our environment. Obstacles that make it challenging for us to become the real estate entrepreneur we want to be. But too many of us use those obstacles as an excuse. We let what’s in our way stop us from executing on our dreams. https://www.mrjaymorrison.com/ (Jay Morrison), on the other hand, didn’t let obstacles hold him back. And despite growing up in poverty and being a three-time felon, Jay became become a successful real estate investor, TV personality and...

Duration:00:43:05

MB338: Invest in Real Estate Via Creative Financing – With Christian Osgood

10/3/2022
No matter what asset class you want to invest in, creativity is key—especially if you don’t have a rich uncle to help you get started! You just have to stop asking yourself, ‘Can I do this?’ And start asking yourself, ‘How can I do this?’ Christian Osgood left his sales job with CoStar Group to become a full-time investor at age 29. And in the last 18 months, he leveraged creative financing to build a portfolio of 95 units. Today, he is Cofounder of Multifamily Strategy, a platform that...

Duration:00:39:50

MB337: Collaborating with Your Property Management Team – With Nathan Ridgeway

9/26/2022
When I got started in multifamily, I was much too hands-off with property managers. Yes, I reviewed the numbers, but otherwise, I stayed away and simply let them manage everything. Then I realized that experienced syndicators are much more actively involved with their property management companies, and we started to build more collaborative relationships. So, where is the sweet spot between too hands-off and too involved? What does a healthy relationship between property managers and...

Duration:00:45:07