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Each week, John Casmon speaks with real estate pros and marketing specialists to provide useful tips for multifamily investing. Listen and learn insights for market research, finding deals, attracting capital, and growing your portfolio.

Multifamily Insights John Casmon

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Each week, John Casmon speaks with real estate pros and marketing specialists to provide useful tips for multifamily investing. Listen and learn insights for market research, finding deals, attracting capital, and growing your portfolio.

    27 Years of Entrepreneurship Across 4 Businesses with Bethany Finch, Ep. 609

    27 Years of Entrepreneurship Across 4 Businesses with Bethany Finch, Ep. 609

    Bethany Finch, the Remote RV Investor and founder of American Made Home Solutions. Bethany has over 27 years founding and running 4 separate companies; a credit hacking business, an executive rental business, a single family residential renovation business, and a multifamily syndication business. Bethany spent many of her years also teaching both K-12 students and adults in a variety of subjects such as higher level math and science. She loves to see the “lightbulb” go off for people to be able to see the door opened to opportunities they never knew were available. You can find Bethany & her husband Kurt travelling the USA with their RV security, Blue dog.
     
    In this episode, we talked to Bethany about her first real estate business, her multiple businesses, her insightful tips and tricks on following up, finding the right people for the job, and much more.
     
    Announcement: Join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    Successful Entrepreneurship;
     
    02:13 Bethany's background;
    09:12 Launch of her first real estate business;
    17:25 Bethany's other businesses;
    22:11 Tips and advice for following up with good ideas;
    25:21 Round of insights
     
     
    Announcement: Download a Sample Deal package here.
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Losing a massive opportunity due to a lack of due diligence, but an enormous win by learning from it.
    Digital Resource: Any CRM service.
    Most Recommended Book: 10x Is Easier Than 2x.
    Daily Habit: Gratefulness. Every morning, praying and evaluating her mission, and every night how the day impacted that for her.
    #1 Insight for being a successful entrepreneur: Finding your passion and giving yourself the time and energy to dig into what you desire and who you are.
     
    Contact Bethany:
    Website: https://americanmadehomesolutions.com/ 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bethany-finch-amhs/ 
     
    Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you’re enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW,  and be sure to hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.

    • 33 min
    Why this Operator Decided to Only Invest Passively with Mark Khuri, Ep. 608

    Why this Operator Decided to Only Invest Passively with Mark Khuri, Ep. 608

    Mark Khuri has been an avid real estate investor for over 17 years. Throughout his career, he has been involved in sourcing, underwriting, acquiring, raising capital, rehabilitating, managing and selling both residential and commercial investments throughout multiple markets in the US. Mark has analyzed thousands of investment opportunities and has successfully bought, renovated, sold and invested in over 120 properties with a combined value of over $1 billion and created and managed over 60 real estate partnerships with investors.
     
    In this episode, we talked to Mark about investing as an LP, communication with one’s investors and taking professional care of them, his philosophy on investor relationships, underwriting investment deals and how to strategize within that, and much more.
     
    Announcement: Learn about the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    From Active to Passive Real Estate Investing;
     
    01:54 Mark's background;
    10:40 An insight on investing as an LP;
    15:07 The importance of communication and taking care of one's investors;
    18:05 Mark's philosophy on investor relationship;
    21:09 Tips and strategies to underwrite deals;
    28:08 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: Download a Sample Deal package here.
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Facing challenges during times, such as the 2008 market crash, global pandemic, etc.
    Digital Resource: Genius Scan.
    Most Recommended Book: What It Takes.
    Daily Habit: Evaluating the big picture goals, trying and thinking years ahead.
    #1 Insight for investing in commercial real estate: Surrounding yourself with the best of the best, and not quitting or settling for anything less.
    Best place to grab a bite in Bend, OR: Spork.
     
    Contact Mark:
    Website: https://smkcap.com/
     
    Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you’re enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW,  and be sure to hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.
     

    • 32 min
    How to Manage Multiple Businesses and Passions with Michael Mannino, Ep. 607

    How to Manage Multiple Businesses and Passions with Michael Mannino, Ep. 607

    Mike Mannino is a licensed Master Builder in Michigan and Florida. With over 35 years in the construction industry. He has built, renovated, and remodeled residential houses, including multimillion dollar homes for local celebrities. He founded several multimillion-dollar companies that build and flip houses, and invest in multifamily real estate.
     
    In this episode, we talked to Michael about managing project schedules and keeping up with them, martial arts and how it impacted his life, the art of managing different businesses simultaneously, and much more.
     
    Announcement: Learn about our Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    Learning How to Create Systems and Processes;
     
    02:28 Michael's background;
    12:33 Insights on keeping up with the project schedule;
    15:46 Martial arts and how it impacted Michael's investment journey;
    18:50 Tips on the art of managing different businesses or passion projects properly;
    23:27 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: Download a Sample Deal package here.
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Building houses in Georgia around 2009.
    Digital Resource: Freshworks CRM.
    Most Recommended Book: The Go-Giver.
    Daily Habit: Working out every morning.
    #1 Insight for creating great systems and processes: Hiring and working with the right people is essential.
    Best place to grab a bite in Florida: Columbia Restaurant.
     
    Contact Michael:
    Website: https://aiventuresllc.com/ 
    E-mail: mike@aiventuresllc.com 
     
    Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you’re enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW,  and be sure to hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.
     

    • 32 min
    The Secret to Getting Off-Market Deals with Johnoson Crutchfield, Ep. 606

    The Secret to Getting Off-Market Deals with Johnoson Crutchfield, Ep. 606

    Johnoson Crutchfield is a multifaceted entrepreneur, educator, and real estate expert. With a family-focused approach, he excels in mentoring teachers and entrepreneurs, especially in educational leadership, business, real estate, and faith-based initiatives. He has successfully amassed over 500 rental units with assets valued at over $30,000,000. John combines his expertise in real estate with his passion for education, holding an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Louisiana Monroe. As the owner of multiple businesses and an author, his experiences provide a rich tapestry of insights for any discussion.
     
    In this episode, we talked to Johnoson about his current portfolio and his business strategies, how to approach the owners and what are their concerns, as well as the problems they face, his business plan after acquiring a property, what the future holds for him, and much more.
     
    Announcement: You can join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    Property Acquisition;
     
    01:57 Johnoson's background;
    11:18 His portfolio and business strategy;
    15:24 The problems and the concerns while approaching owners;
    18:57 The business plan after taking over;
    22:17 What's next for Johnoson;
    26:01 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: Download a Sample Deal package here.
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Lacking the skills to properly sell at first.
    Digital Resource: Google Voice.
    Most Recommended Book: Atomic Habits.
    Daily Habit: Journaling about what happened the day before every morning.
    #1 Insight for buying off-market properties: Talking to people, where texting or calls that are unanswered do not count. The more people that one can talk to, the more the business will flow.
    Best place to grab a bite in Dallas, TX: Fish City Grill.
     
    Contact Johnoson:
    Website: grabthemap.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/grabthemap/ 
     
    Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you’re enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW,  and be sure to hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.

    • 31 min
    How He Helps People Invest in Circuit City (Yes, THAT Circuit City) with Josh Ziegelbaum, Ep. 605

    How He Helps People Invest in Circuit City (Yes, THAT Circuit City) with Josh Ziegelbaum, Ep. 605

    Josh Ziegelbaum is responsible for managing investor communications, capital commitments, individual and commercial relationships, as well as overall support of the company's growth initiatives. The dynamic work experience Josh has gained throughout his career gives him a unique perspective on both capital raising and operations. Prior to joining Circuit City, Josh worked as Director of Investor Relations at Legacy Group, an alternative asset manager, where he raised more than $50 million of capital for the Green Coffee Company which allowed it to become Colombia's #1 largest coffee producer. His previous role was as Vice President of Business Development for Lifeafar Capital, a boutique private equity and asset management firm where he led his team’s capital raising efforts. Before that, he was a Private Banker for Wells Fargo with a focus on complex credit needs and investments in public securities. He ultimately managed a book of business for high-net worth individuals and business owners in Miami Beach. Josh previously held a Series 7 license and is originally from New Jersey, where he studied economics at Rutgers University. He is known for his passion around building deep relationships with his clients and for consistently acting in their best interests.
     
    In this episode, we talked to Josh about Circuit City and what it is today, his business model, properly evaluating opportunities and what are the key questions to ask, tips and useful insights for new investors, and much more.
     
    Announcement: Join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    Private Equity;
     
    02:29 Josh's background;
    06:19 What Circuit City actually is today;
    10:13 An insight on the business model;
    16:30 Key questions to ask to evaluate an opportunity;
    24:23 Tips for new investors;
    26:07 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: Download our Sample Deal package here.
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Not being able to enroll in the business school during college years.
    Digital Resource: InvestNext.
    Most Recommended Book: Sell It Like Serhant.
    Daily Habit: Tending to his family first thing in the morning, nice sunny Florida walks.
    #1 Insight for succeeding in private equity: Persistence, detailed work on goals, patience, and due diligence.
    Best place to grab a bite in Fort Lauderdale, FL: Any location within the RiverWalk.
     
    Contact Josh and his team:
    Website: investor.relations@circuitcity.com
     
    Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you’re enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW,  and be sure to hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.

    • 30 min
    Investing in Distressed Assets with Amy Rubenstein, Ep. 604

    Investing in Distressed Assets with Amy Rubenstein, Ep. 604

    Amy Rubenstein, CEO of Clear Investment Group and Partner at Windy City RE, commands a formidable presence in the real estate investment realm, having overseen transactions exceeding half a billion dollars since 2005. Hailing from Chicago, Amy is an alumna of Brandeis University, graduating Cum Laude. With two decades of experience in real estate, she holds licenses in California and Illinois, strategically leveraging her expertise across diverse markets. Clear Investment Group's expansive portfolio spans distressed multi-family complexes nationwide, showcasing Amy's adeptness in creative structuring and asset revitalization, optimizing financial performance across multi-family, retail, and office sectors.
    Beyond her business acumen, Amy is a committed philanthropist, notably in the Arts and Education sectors. As the Artistic Director of Windy City Playhouse, an acclaimed non-profit theater company in Chicago, she spearheads immersive theatrical productions, co-creating hits like "Southern Gothic" and "A Recipe for Disaster" alongside celebrity chef Rick Bayless. Amy's multifaceted contributions reflect her unwavering dedication to both business excellence and community enrichment.
     
    In this episode, we talked to Amy about what is a distressed asset, the cautionary measures to take, the origins of these assets, how she sources the opportunities she finds, and much more.
     
    Announcement: You can join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    Distressed Assets;
     
    01:54 Amy's background;
    04:08 What is a distressed asset;
    09:42 An insight on cautionary measures to take with Amy’s approach;
    19:04 The origins of these properties/assets;
    24:15 How Amy sources the asset opportunities;
    26:16 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: Download a Sample Deal package here.
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Trying to support herself with a career as an actor.
    Digital Resource: City-Data.com.
    Most Recommended Book: The Ideal Team Player.
    Daily Habit: Walking to work every day.
    #1 Insight for investing in distressed assets: Accepting that the market changes rapidly and one cannot withhold all the information, therefore asking for help and questions is the key to overcoming daily challenges.
    Best place to grab a bite in Chicago, IL: Bloom & Planta.
     
    Contact Amy:
    Website: https://www.clearinvestgroup.com/ 
     
    Thank you for joining us for another great episode! If you’re enjoying the show, please LEAVE A RATING OR REVIEW,  and be sure to hit that subscribe button so you do not miss an episode.

    • 30 min

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261 Ratings

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Multifamily investing

Multifamily Insights podcast is the best podcast for multi family,
John does a great job interviewing and asks all the right questions. His success shines through and lights the way for other investors thanks again John PS over 600 episodes bravo.

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Fantastic Podcast

John provides genuine value about investing in multifamily and the less talked about but more important aspects of the business… the mindset and business. Fantastic host!

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