102 episodes

Street Smart Success interviews successful Real Estate entrepreneurs in Multi-family, Self-Storage and Mobile Home Parks. Guests share their experience, strategies, and valuable lessons learned.

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Street Smart Success Roger Becker

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    • 4.6 • 10 Ratings

Street Smart Success interviews successful Real Estate entrepreneurs in Multi-family, Self-Storage and Mobile Home Parks. Guests share their experience, strategies, and valuable lessons learned.

Learn more at https://www.streetsmartsuccess.com

    102: Assisted Living Homes Have Filled a Niche Left Open by The Nursing Homes of Old

    102: Assisted Living Homes Have Filled a Niche Left Open by The Nursing Homes of Old

    Over 25 years ago, you had to send your loved one to a nursing home if they could no longer care for themselves. Today, you can send them to an Assisted Living facility with a much more current approach to lower-level care. This area of housing area has continued to face increased demand. The population is aging and more seniors need assistance with day-to-day functions they can no longer perform at home. 

    Today’s guest, Justin Burke, is building a portfolio of Assisted Living facilities in the upper Midwest.

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    • 43 min
    101: Multi-Family Operator Finds Better Returns in Value-Add Hotels in Today’s Market

    101: Multi-Family Operator Finds Better Returns in Value-Add Hotels in Today’s Market

    Knowing when to buy can make all the difference between average and incredible returns. In today’s world there’s distress in office, retail and hotels. 

    Today’s guest, Nate Barger, started out flipping homes and apartments but has slowed down adding multifamily to his portfolio and is pivoting instead to value-add hotels with great upside potential as the market for hospitality rebounds. His website is https://www.natebarger.com/

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    • 45 min
    100: Great Opportunities in E-Commerce Resistant Neighborhood Shopping Centers

    100: Great Opportunities in E-Commerce Resistant Neighborhood Shopping Centers

    Not all retail is the same. Many mid-market, grocery-anchored centers are doing very well and other tenants are benefitting from the traffic. Among other e-commerce resistant tenants, Health Care providers are starting to lease space in neighborhood centers. 

    Today’s guest, Scott Tiano, Founder of JS Western, and more recently, Portal Investment Management, is implementing highly successful value-add strategies in mid-market retail centers in the Western U.S.

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    • 43 min
    99: Cap Rate Compression on C and B Properties is Sending Operators Into High-Quality A Class Apartments

    99: Cap Rate Compression on C and B Properties is Sending Operators Into High-Quality A Class Apartments

    With C class properties selling for cap rates equivalent to B and A class properties, a number of operators are exchanging into A class. These properties are easier to hold for the long-term because they don’t have the same looming cap-ex to deal with over the next several years. 

    Today’s guest, Keith Wasserman, Co-Founder of Gelt Inc. in Southern California, started out with heavier value-add projects in Bakersfield, then Phoenix, plus other Western markets. More recently, he’s been trading up to newer vintage properties for longer-term holds.

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    • 36 min
    98: The Difference Between Good and Great in Senior Living Makes a Huge Difference on the Bottom Line

    98: The Difference Between Good and Great in Senior Living Makes a Huge Difference on the Bottom Line

    10,000 people are turning 75 every day in this country. There are currently more people in their 70’s 80’ and 90’s than ever before. The demand for Assisted Living is just at the tip of the iceberg and operators are poised to do well if they can serve this population responsibly. 

    Today’s guest, Joe Pohlen, Principal of Cardinal Senior Management, is having great success buying underperforming assets and repositioning them by treating residents and employees the way they should be treated.

    Learn more at https://www.streetsmartsuccess.com

    • 45 min
    97: Mobile Home Parks, Great Cash Flow and the Ultimate Hedge Against Economic Downturns

    97: Mobile Home Parks, Great Cash Flow and the Ultimate Hedge Against Economic Downturns

    Few asset classes have both increased consumer demand and not only limited, but reduced supply. That’s what makes Mobile Home Parks such a great investment. Mobile Home Parks are also the ultimate in affordable housing and a great hedge against economic downturns. 

    The category also remains highly fractured so the opportunities for acquisition continue to abound. Today’s guest, Jefferson Lilly, Founder of Park Avenue Partners, has been buying Mobile Home Parks since 2007 and has generated great returns for his investors.

    Learn more at https://www.streetsmartsuccess.com

    • 42 min

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Multifamily University ,

Awesome! Great Stuff!

It's inspiring as it tackles the stories of the entrepeneurs and how it moulded them to be where they are right now.

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Great Host

Roger is a great host, asks good questions. Well done.

Adam Blakely ,

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This is like reading a great biography. It’s the story of an entrepreneur and their journey Each episode weaves the tale of their career and the sector or market they have chosen to focus on. Love it!

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