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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.

    Developing a Gold Medal Mindset with Brandon Wynn, Ep. 353

    Developing a Gold Medal Mindset with Brandon Wynn, Ep. 353

    Brandon Wynn is the president and CEO of Wynn Developers where they are focused on strategic investing and real estate developments in the Midwest. Wynn Developers have constructed several residential subdivisions and commercial properties including an office assembly and warehouse in Cherryhill, New Jersey.

    Prior to real estate, Brandon was the most decorated gymnast on the Rings in USA Gymnastics history. He is a five-time USA champion and an inductee of the Ohio State Unversity Hall of Fame. 
    Let’s dive in to learn more about ground-up development and how mental toughness can help you in your investing journey.
     
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    [00:01 – 05:53] Opening Segment 
    Brandon talks about his background. How being a former Olympian athlete has helped Brandon overcome obstacles in real estate investing.  Brandon breaks down how mental health and mental toughness worked for him. [05:53 – 12:23] Developing A Champion's Mindset
    How you can attack each day with more purpose and resiliency The importance of understanding what you need to overcome. How curiosity and neutrality can help you achieve your goals.. How controlling your mind can help you have more impact on the results. [12:23 – 23:51] A Property That Exists vs. Ground Up Development
    Brandon talks about his transition to commercial real estate. How Brandon got pulled into real estate development full time. Some of the challenges and complications of doing ground up development. The importance of having a well rounded portfolio. What hyper growth is and how you can achieve it. Brandon’s future plans.

    [23:51 – 29:17] Round of Insights
    Apparent Failure:
    Buying a bad property.
     
    Digital Resource:
    Instagram
     
    Most Recommended Book:
    Blitzscaling
     
    Daily Habit: 
    Meditation
     
    #1 Insight for Multifamily Investing:
    When starting out, be willing to be as creative as possible to increase the net operating income of a property.
     
    Best Place to Grab a Bite in New Jersey:
    Rebel
     
    Contact Brandon:
    You can reach out to Brandon through his Instagram.
     
    Tweetable Quotes:
    “Making sure that your liabilities in your life, the things that are costing you, your expenses just don't exceed where you can comfortably position yourself.” - Brandon Wynn
    “Energetic positioning in your mental health is the obstacle.” - Brandon Wynn
     
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    • 29 min
    Overcoming Objections from Investors and Lenders with Rodney Thompson, Ep. 352

    Overcoming Objections from Investors and Lenders with Rodney Thompson, Ep. 352

    Rodney has been investing in multifamily real estate for two and half years. He started investing in single-family housing in 1996. Looking to expand, Rodney learned how to syndicate real estate and moved into multifamily. Currently, Rodney has over $50MM of multifamily assets under management consisting of 765 units. Rodney and his wife Pattie live in Southeast Minnesota. Solaris Equity Partners is looking to add an additional 1000 units to its portfolio in 2022.
     
    Let’s dive in to learn more about how to scale and the importance of teams and partnerships.
     
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    [00:01 – 07:55] Opening Segment 
    Rodney talks about his background. How he got into multifamily investing. How he took a different approach than everybody else when Covid hit. [07:55 – 18:46] Hiring a Coach and Getting Started
    Rodney’s logic behind hiring a coach Why research is important before hiring a coach. What to look for when joining a coaching group. Rodney talks about how he got his first big multifamily deal and gives some insights from that property. Why understanding the underwriting is so important to understand the deal. The most important things when approaching a deal. [18:46 – 37:05] Overcoming Setbacks with Lenders
    Rodney talks about his marathon deal and how they approached it to overcome the obstacles. Why Rodney had to paint a story about how the area was developing to the lender. How to qualify your property for a loan. How Rodney scaled his business in such a short period.  
    [37:05 – 44:23] Round of Insights
    Apparent Failure:
    Relying on somebody else to read documents.
     
    Digital Resource:
    Calendly
     
    Most Recommended Book:
    Raising Capital for Real Estate, Ten Thousand Dollars Per Hour
     
    Daily Habit: 
    Meditation
     
    #1 Insight for Multifamily Investing:
    Working on the people you associate with.
     
    Best Place to Grab a Bite in Minnesota
    Nosh
     
    Contact Rodney:
    You can reach out to Rodney through his email or via Linkedin. To learn more go to his website.
     
    Tweetable Quotes:
    “You get what you put into it. If you’re just going to sit back and cry about how things have changed and not in your favor anymore - that’s where it’s going to be.” - Rodney Thompson
    “It’s just perseverance - You’ve got to stay with it because that’s when the game starts playing, it’s after you put the time in and get the word out to people. ” - Rodney Thompson
     
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    • 43 min
    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.

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    [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.  


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    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.
     
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    [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.
     
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    [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

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
210 Ratings

210 Ratings

BNCLAC1989 ,

Fantastic content

This has to be one of the most educational multi family focused podcasts that’s available. Great content, resources, guests.

realestateexperiment ,

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!

FFPPMD ,

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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