Sun, 30 March 2014
Ep #14: Learn the secret to finding private lenders to fund your Real Estate deals - with Alan Cowgill
Alan Cowgill is the owner of Colby Properties, LLC. and President of Integrity Home Buyers, Inc. Alan is a full-time Real Estate Investor, investing in single family and small multi-family properties in Springfield, Ohio.
Since 1995, Alan has done hundreds of real estate transactions. Alan uses mainly Private Lenders, not banks; to fund his real estate purchases. By doing this, he has created his own private bank of private lender funds. Alan looks for "Win - Win" situations, where the seller, the lender, and the eventual homeowner can all "Win".
Alan has served as an elected official to the Board of Directors for the Clark County Property Management Association. He is an author, consultant and national speaker. He has been asked to speak on the topics of “Investing for the Beginning Investor.” and “Finding Private Lenders.” His home study system, “Private Lending Made Easy”, shows new and seasoned real estate investors how to find private lenders for their own real estate business.
In this interview with Alan you’re going to learn:
· How to avoid banks altogether
· How to build a database of private lenders who will be fighting to fund your deals
· How he uses informational luncheons to pitch his investments to a large group of qualified private investors
· How to stay out of the SEC’s radar by following the necessary rules for raising private funds
· What a PPM is and how the big real estate players use it to fund their large deals
· How to tap into others IRA’s to fund your deals
· And much more…
Sun, 23 March 2014
Scott Carson is a nationally recognized distressed note investor & a leading educational authority in the niche of teaching how to investing in defaulted paper assets. Scott began his professional career back in 2001 working in the mortgage industry and has been an active real estate investor since 2002. Scott’s first brush with being a real estate investor didn’t come too easily and within a few short years his first few prized real estate purchases went belly up and back to the bank. Left with bad credit and no money, Scott began working odd jobs (bartending and other various work) to stay afloat.
Fast forward a few years; Scott knew at heart that he wanted to be a full-time real estate investor and knew that the crash in the real estate market would bring incredible opportunities for those who were armed with the wherewithal and knowledge to act on them. Scott began learning all he could about investing in the default note buying business and within 2 years had built the foundation of his company inverse investments, which has grown into a multi-million dollar buyer of distressed mortgage notes.
In this interview, Scott walks us step by step through how he has built a small empire by carefully and methodically investing in distressed notes. Scott opened my eyes to multiple things I never knew about the note buying business and I’m positive that you’ll also gain a vast amount of powerful knowledge from this interview as well.
In this interview with Scott you’re going to learn:
· Why he feels the next couple of years will be a tremendous opportunity to buy distressed notes
· How to analyze opportunities using a few quick proven strategies
· How he created constant deal flow from hedge fund and portfolio managers
· How to find all the funding necessary to finance the acquisitions in your note buying business
· With only a staff of 4, how he was able to purchase 50 million of distressed notes in the past 18 months
· And much more…
Fri, 14 March 2014
Scott Meyers is a nationally recognized real estate investor & a leading authority in the niche of self storage properties. Scott began his investing career back in 1993 after watching a late night infomercial by purchasing the training program and putting it into immediate action. Within a short 6 years, he amassed a portfolio of 20 rental homes and was able to quit his full-time corporate gig and transition into a full-time real estate investor. A few short years thereafter, he built his rental portfolio to over 400 rentable units (primarily SFR’s and apartments), but then Sept 11th happened and his business went on a downward spiral.
To stave off financial ruin and financial recourse from his lenders, Scott proceeded to fire sale all of his struggling assets to avoid a massive personal financial catastrophe. Luckily, he was able to sell of everything before it was too late and now had the task of finding a new investment vehicle that would put food back onto his families table. The answer – Self Storage Facilities
In this interview, Scott gives us the nuts and bolts on how he has built a huge passive income stream by investing in self-storage facilities. Scott has successfully owned and operated self storage facilities across the US and will show us how you can do the same. If you ever wanted to know whether or not self storage might be a good investment vehicle for you, then you need to take an hour and listen to this incredible interview with Scott.
In this interview with Scott you’re going to learn:
· How he got started in real estate and the valuable lessons he’s learned through his journey
· Why he considers self storage to be one of the easiest commercial property types to manage
· The strategy he uses to seek out the best markets to invest in
· The system he personally uses to find, buy, finance, fix, and manage his self storage deals
· Why he prefers self storage properties over all other asset types; Including retail, apartments, office, mobile home parks, etc
· And much more…
Sun, 9 March 2014
Ep #11: From ZERO prior real estate experience to owning 172 units in less than 1 year – with Joe Fairless
Joe Fairless is a real estate investor who specializes in multi-family apartments. Joe has a very unique story in that, he has only been investing in RE for a little over one year and prior to that he was a Ad man at a NYC ad agency.
He basically went from zero RE experience to owning/managing 172 units in less than one year. The most impressive part, is that with no prior syndication experience and none of his own money, he was able to raise the $1.3 million down payment needed to purchase a 168 unit apartment complex in OH.
In this interview, Joe shares with us the secrets to his success and how you can apply those same principles to your real estate business. Joe proves that it you don’t need your own large personal bankroll to get started nor do you need years and years of prior investing experience in order to move up to larger properties.
In this interview with Joe you’re going to learn:
· Why apartments are a much smarter play if your primary focus is monthly cash flow
· His strategy for raising the necessary capital to do his big apartment deal
· Why a mentor “someone who is already successful in this business” is so critical to your success
· Why it’s sooooo important to get that first deal done and create a track record for yourself
· And much more
Sun, 2 March 2014
Joel Block is a nationally recognized real estate investor & syndication expert, internationally acclaimed speaker and business development authority, accomplished author and president of Bullseye Capital – a national advisory firm specializing in Real Estate syndication.
In this interview, Joel gives us the inside scoop on how the big-time real estate investors (think Trump) raise millions of dollars to fund their real estate ventures and how YOU can do the same. Joel has successfully syndicated $100’s of millions worth of real estate transactions and will talk with us about why both new and seasoned investors need to learn the art of syndication.
If you want to take your Real Estate business to the next level, then you absolutely need to listen to this interview with Joel.
In this interview with Joel you’re going to learn:
· How to use syndication to raise all the capital you’ll need for just about any size RE deal
· How the big boy investors utilize syndication in funding their deals
· The step-by-step process of putting together syndication
· The biggest mistakes new syndicators make and how to avoid them
· How to get paid not only on the real estate, but also by being the promoter of the deal
· The 10 different ways to get paid in a syndicated transaction
· How to get started on your first syndication deal - NOW