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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.

    Lessons Learned from Multifamily Education with Darryl Murphy, Ep. 351

    Lessons Learned from Multifamily Education with Darryl Murphy, Ep. 351

    Darryl Murphy is a syndicator and commercial broker. He has been investing since the early 1990s and has owned property in New York, Louisiana, and North Carolina. Darryl currently own 104 units in Augusta, Ga, 80 units in Vicksburg, MS, and land in Chester, Pennsylvania. 


    Let’s dive in to learn more about commercial real estate investing.

    Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List
     
    [00:01 – 05:28] Opening Segment 
    Darryl talks about his background. How working in different fields helped Darryl in his investing journey. How you can learn the skills over time to develop into an investor. [05:28 – 15:17] Commercial Real Estate
    Why Darryl wasn’t happy with the residential side of investing and how he got started with the commercial side. How education helped Darryl when he got started with commercial real estate. Darryl talks about his first commercial deal. The importance of focusing on one or two markets. Why keeping your relationship with brokers is important. What Darryl learned from his first commercial deal. The importance of getting the financials before the due diligence process. [15:17 – 24:00] Education in Real Estate
    Darryl talks about the 104 unit and 80 unit deals he closed. How he managed to have a huge return in less than a year. Why Darryl decided to help others in their investing journey. Darryl talks about the commercial - multifamily mastermind he does weekly How people can join Darryl’s mastermind.  
    [24:00 – 30:11] Round of Insights
    Apparent Failure:
    The deal he did in Tulsa.
     
    Digital Resource:
    His phone
     
    Most Recommended Book:
    How To Win In Commercial Real Estate Investing
     
    Daily Habit: 
    Praying
     
    Best Place to Grab a Bite in New Jersey
    Capital Grill
     
    Number One Insight for Multifamily Investing
    Narrow down your market
     
    Contact Darryl:
    Join Darryl’s educational Facebook group to learn more and network.
     
    Tweetable Quotes:
    “Don’t rush the process. Let the process do what needs to be done” - Darryl Murphy
    “Set yourself up where you can get the support, get the network, get the education - if you don’t have it find someone who does” - Darryl Murphy
     
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    • 30 min
    The LAST Episode of Target Market Insights with John Casmon, Ep. 350

    The LAST Episode of Target Market Insights with John Casmon, Ep. 350

    In this episode, John has some announcements to make about the future of the show and details key insights from their latest multifamily investment.  


    Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List
    John talks about the changes that are going to be happening with the podcast. Why he decided to rebrand Target Market Insights Shout out to some of the listeners that reached out to John. A case study of a property that John has just acquired in Kentucky. Why real estate prices have gone up and what that means for investors. What gave John flexibility for this deal.  
    To book a call:
    Go to https://calendly.com/casmoncap/multifamily-discussion
     
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    • 12 min
    Hotels vs. Apartments for Investing with Michael Stohler, Ep. 349

    Hotels vs. Apartments for Investing with Michael Stohler, Ep. 349

    Mike Stohler is a former commercial airline pilot, Navy veteran and co-founder at Gateway Private Equity Group, a real estate investment firm whose portfolio has included hotels, multifamily, and residential properties. Between apartment complexes, houses, and hotels, Mike has owned or operated over 1300 units. Seeking value-add opportunities and higher returns, Mike pivoted from multi-family to hotels and now focuses exclusively in this niche.
    When Mike first started in real estate investing in 1999, he lacked experience and failed. Through committed action to learn, grow their skills, and help others, he has created immense change in his business and life.
     
    Let’s dive in to learn more about hotel investing.
     
    Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List
     
    [00:01 – 04:59] Opening Segment 
    Mike talks about his background. How he failed the first time he got into real estate. The importance of having someone to guide you when starting out. [05:10 – 08:25] Why He Went from Multifamily to Hotels
    How Mike got back into real estate with the lessons learned from his past experience. The importance of educating yourself and how it helped Mike. The importance of having clarity on what you need help with. How Mike started investing in hotel deals. The huge gross revenues gained from investing in hotels. [08:25 – 30:07] Hotels vs. Apartments for Investing
    How hotel investing differs from multifamily investing. The things that Mike learned investing in hotels. How valuation difference between hotels and multifamily. What passive investors should look for when evaluating a hotel investment deal. Why some hotels shut down, while others thrived through Covid. How to compete in the hotel marketplace

    [30:07 – 36:48] Bullseye Round
    Apparent Failure:
    Not having a mentor when starting out.
     
    Digital Resource:
    Update Capital
     
    Most Recommended Book:
    Secrets of the Rich
     
    Daily Habit: 
    Having a default calendar.
     
    Curious About:
    The next thing.
     
    I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting:
    That I don’t have only one option.
     
    Best Place to Grab a Bite in Scottsdale, Arizona
    The Ocean Club
     
    Contact Mike
    Go to https://gatewaype.com to learn more and you find Michael on LinkedIn.
     
    Tweetable Quotes:
    “I have a hundred room hotel and I get to change my rent everyday.” - Michael Stohler
    “Once you start getting in talking to investors, if you are not confident - they will see right through you.” - Michael Stohler
     
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    • 36 min
    Finding Your Focus as a Real Estate Investor with Sam Wilson, Ep. 348

    Finding Your Focus as a Real Estate Investor with Sam Wilson, Ep. 348

    Sam Wilson is an active investor in self-storage, parking, retail, multifamily apartments, RV parks, and single-family homes. He hosts the “How to Scale Commercial Real Estate Podcast”, where he interviews real estate experts to give listeners the tips, tools, and tricks to scale their investment portfolio.

    Sam used various investing strategies before landing on multifamily and self-storage. Let’s dive in to hear more about his approach to commercial real estate and podcasting to boost his real estate network.
     
    Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List
     
    [00:01 – 04:59] Opening Segment 
    Sam talks about his background. How he started off with not much but figured out how to make it happen.  How he managed to 4x his brother’s business in one year. [04:59 – 09:56] Self-storage and RV Parks
    What you need to do starting out if you don’t have the capital. Sam talks about why he is focused on multifamily and self-storage. He talks about investing in parking lots. What makes RV parks a great investment. How self-storage and RV parks go hand in hand. [13:09 – 25:33] Trends in Commercial Real Estate and Podcasting
    Trends in commercial real estate. How self-storage proved to be recession-resistant. Recognizing that the multifamily market is very competitive and why you should get creative. The ways you can get creative while investing. Why Sam started podcasting and how it has benefited him.  How podcasting helped Sam get more deals. Tips on how to launch a podcast and stay committed. What is being done in terms of these technologies being applied to real estate Sam talks about the various guests he had and how they helped.

    [25:33 – 32:44] Bullseye Round
    Apparent Failure:
    Wasting time and energy on things that never worked.
     
    Digital Resource:
    Active Campaign.
     
    Most Recommended Book:
    Mastering the Market Cycle
     
    Daily Habit: 
    Working out.
     
    Curious About:
    The economy
     
    I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting:
    Going bigger earlier
     
    Best Place to Grab a Bite in Memphis
    Alwood Shack
     
    Contact Sam
    Go to his website to learn more. Click this link to download the guide to get yourself out of your day job. Go to this link to download the “Learn How To Vet A Deal In Under 10 Minutes” guide from this link.
     
    Tweetable Quotes:
    “I call podcasting speed networking.” - Sam Wilson
    “I am now looking at only multifamily and self-storage because outside of that it’s just noise” - Sam Wilson
     
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    • 32 min
    A Faster Way to Compare Commercial Loans with Tim Milazzo, Ep. 347

    A Faster Way to Compare Commercial Loans with Tim Milazzo, Ep. 347

    Tim Milazzo is the co-founder & CEO of StackSource, a tech-enabled commercial real estate financing platform. StackSource has now completed more than $250 million worth of commercial financing transactions. They are re-inventing the mortgage brokerage model with a tech-enabled service.
    Tim founded StackSource after working in advertising solutions for Google and Facebook. He took those experiences and developed a lending solution for commercial investors.   
    Let’s learn more about Tim and how StackSource can help you with your lending needs.


    Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List
     
    [00:01 – 03:40] Opening Segment 
    Tim talks about his background. What he did before starting StackSource What it looks like to use Google or Facebook ad solutions and how investors can leverage that.  How Facebook and Google tap into various websites to create targeted campaigns. [03:40 – 09:56] Loans and Tech
    How the recent changes in how ads work will impact the ad space going forward Why Tim quit working at Google and started his own company, StackSource How StackSource and how it benefits real estate investors. Using technology to automate financing. A more efficient process to get loans. [09:56 – 23:51] Using Technology to Automate Financing
    StackSource vs. A mortgage broker - Upsides and downsides The best kind of deals to use StackSource The future of StackSource and the tools that will make real estate investors’ lives easier. Instant loan quotes that make a difference for real estate investors. How Blockchain and cryptocurrencies can impact the real estate industry What is being done in terms of these technologies being applied to real estate  
    [23:51 – 31:02] Bullseye Round
    Apparent Failure:
    Running out of money before being able to launch StackSource
     
    Digital Resource:
    Hoopla
     
    Most Recommended Book:
    Give and Take, Rising Strong
     
    Daily Habit: 
    Waking up before the kids and following his morning routine
     
    I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting:
    Fundraising and timing
     
    Curious About:
    Where the economy is going to be in 12 months.
     
    Best Place to Grab a Bite in Central Florida
    Third Wave Cafe
     
    Contact Tim
    Learn more about StackSource at their website 
     
    Tweetable Quotes:
    “We can instantly generate loan quotes for real estate investors at StackSource.” - Tim Milazzo
    “The idea that ownership in a building rather than being something that’s managed by a title company someday may be based on the owning of a token” - Tim Milazzo
     
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    • 31 min
    4 Steps to Go from Multifamily Newbie to Pro with Dylan Palmer, Ep. 346

    4 Steps to Go from Multifamily Newbie to Pro with Dylan Palmer, Ep. 346

    Dylan Palmer is a rising real estate investor who just relocated to Lexington, KY. he is responsible for sourcing and analyzing potential new multifamily investment acquisitions for Urban Renewal Partners. Dylan understands how to interpret economic and population trends to affirm markets for value-add investments.
    During his time at Urban Renewal Partners, Dylan has successfully assisted in the development and completion of the acquisition and underwriting for multifamily properties. Dylan used a 4-prong approach to make strides as an investor: networking, finding a mentor, focusing on a market, and underwriting deals.
    Let’s dive in to hear more about the importance of underwriting and networking.
     
    Announcement: Download Our Sample Deal and Join Our Mailing List
     
    [00:01 – 04:34] Opening Segment 
    Dylan talks about his background. How his family inspired him to start his investing journey. How he decided to get into commercial real estate and how he started. [04:34 – 11:23] From Multifamily Newbie to Pro in 4 Steps
    What Dylan did to leverage Linkedin to create a network of investors, brokers, etc. The value of investing your time into building relationships and finding ways to add value to other people. What made Dylan go to Kentucky from California The importance of focusing on one or two core markets when starting out Why building good relationships with either owners or brokers is crucial. How he benefited from working with Urban Renewal Partners [11:23 – 36:24] Underwriting for Mixed-Use Assets
    How Dylan kept underwriting deals for nine months until one of them worked and the value he got from that process. Investing in a mixed-use asset and its benefits. What elements change in a mixed-use asset’s analysis. Dylan talks about what makes the Lexington market special.

    [36:24 – 46:35] Bullseye Round
    Apparent Failure:
    Underwriting deals for 9 months without any results.
     
    Digital Resource:
    Poo Print
     
    Most Recommended Book:
    The Miracle Morning
     
    Daily Habit: 
    Running
     
    Curious About:
    How inflation is going to have an impact
     
    I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting:
    To focus on one or two markets.
     
    Best Place to Grab a Bite in Lexington
    Carson's
     
    Contact Dylan:
    Reach out to Dylan through his email or text him at (714) 403-9465
     
    Tweetable Quotes:
    “By putting in your time with fewer people - you are more likely to see better opportunities that are off market and potentially a good deal.” - Dylan Palmer
    “Having that mentor and team around me really gave me the confidence and really the ability to communicate effectively with brokers.” - Dylan Palmer
     
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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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208 Ratings

208 Ratings

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Inquisitive Host

Anytime a host asks quality questions they help extract the key information that a listener like myself needs and John is able to do this like no other. From host to host — John has a platform that will truly educate you in a way that feels like you’re sitting in the room with him and his guests. Thanks John keep up the great work, I highly recommend this show to any of my peers in the real estate space also interested in the marketing components which are key in our business!

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Thanks John

I have not listened to the show for long, but as a long time listener of podcasts in general, this is a good one. John provides a platform for his guests to highlight themselves and what they are doing in the real estate investing space. His listeners can get a great view of the landscape of real estate investing in multifamily and how John manages his deals with ease. Keep up the great work.

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Great Content!

Interesting topics and knowledgeable guests make this podcast a must-listen. Highly informative yet entertaining!

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