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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.

    How to Drive Business and Connections through Your Story with Robert Kennedy III, Ep. 601

    How to Drive Business and Connections through Your Story with Robert Kennedy III, Ep. 601

    Robert Kennedy III, known as RK3, is a distinguished leadership communication expert, international keynote speaker, corporate trainer, and best-selling author with a career spanning over a decade. He has collaborated with renowned organizations globally, including AARP, Social Security Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, Barnes & Noble, and many more. RK3’s dynamic presentations resonate deeply with audiences due to his infectious energy, passion, and genuine connection. He engages attendees actively, creating memorable experiences filled with laughter and interaction.
    With a rich background as a former classroom teacher, course developer, voiceover artist, and radio news anchor, RK3 brings a multifaceted understanding of communication and leadership to his engagements. His expertise is further enriched by his unique perspective as a Preachers Kid (PK). While not labeling himself a comedian, RK3 infuses humor into his presentations, ensuring audiences are entertained while gaining actionable insights.
     
    In this episode, we talked to Robert about his insights and tips on building your story and why is it powerful, his events and the stages, the “words that sell”, and much more.
     
    Announcement: Register and join our free exclusive apartment investing Q and A on Wednesday, April 24th at 8:00 pm EST, by clicking here.
     
    Great Stories;
     
    03:21 Robert's background;
    07:11 Tips and insights from Robert;
    12:30 The 4 C's of Stories;
    19:46 Robert's events and stages;
    22:17 "Words that sell";
    24:40 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: You can join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Being unemployed for a while until Robert decided to make some changes.
    Digital Resource: ClickUp, HighLevel, Pictory
    Most Recommended Book: Secrets of the Millionaire Mind.
    Daily Habit: Meditation, writing down his short and long term goals.
    #1 Insight for telling great stories: Become comfortable with you and your story.
    Best place to grab a bite in the DC area: Maggiano’s.
     
    Contact Robert:
    https://getintouchwithrk3.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
    Here's How You Should Be Investing Now with Brian Burke, Ep. 600

    Here's How You Should Be Investing Now with Brian Burke, Ep. 600

    Brian Burke has acquired, renovated, and disposed of over 750 residential assets and 3,000 multifamily units. This includes over $500 million of real estate in several sectors: multifamily, single family, hospitality, self-storage, mixed use, and vacant land.
    Burke has 31 years of investing experience with 20 years in multifamily. He’s performed underwriting, valuation, and title examination of thousands of properties for acquisition at trustees’ sales.
    Throughout his investing career, he’s built homes, built self-storage, renovated a lakefront resort, and bought/renovated hundreds of homes and thousands of apartments. His largest acquisition to date was close to $50 million.
    Burke has been a speaker at real estate conferences nationwide, plus various local/regional meetup/REIA groups in California and Washington. In addition, he’s been invited to speak at Google, Facebook, and Apple.
     
    In this episode we cover Brian's extensive 35-year background in real estate, emphasizing a value-add approach for investors. He talks about why you should be looking for opportunities when others are cautious and gives insights on navigating the current market. Topics include at-risk loans, diverse real estate opportunities, advice for new investors, and his book "The Hands-Off Investor."
     
    Announcement: Register and join our free exclusive apartment investing Q and A on Wednesday, April 24th at 8:00 om EST, by clicking here.
     
    Why We Should Take Experience into Account as Investors;
     
    01:56 Brian's background with 35 years of experience in real estate;
    04:04 The true value add approach;
    06:30 What should investors look for to get back in the market?;
    11:16 To be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful;;
    13:09 The loans that are at risk;
    20:18 Different opportunities in the real estate market;
    22:32 Advice to new investors trying to make it happen in today’s environment;
    26:19 Brian’s book “The Hands-Off Investor”
    21:00 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: Join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    Round of Insights
    Apparent Failure: A failed deal in the last market downturn.
    Digital Resource: CoStar
    Most Recommended Book: TedTalks
    Daily Habit: Getting up and going after it.
    #1 Insight for Understanding Market Cycles: Understanding human psychology and how people are approaching the market..
    Best place to grab a bite in San Fransico: Osteria La Buca.
     
    Contact Brian:
    https://praxcap.com/
    You can find Brian’s book “The Hands-Off Investor” here.
    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.

    • 37 min
    Finding the Hidden Risks in Real Estate Investments with Zach Winner, Ep. 599

    Finding the Hidden Risks in Real Estate Investments with Zach Winner, Ep. 599

    Zach is a founding partner and the CEO of Prosperity CRE, a private equity firm specializing in providing passive investment opportunities in multifamily apartment complexes. He focuses on overseeing the real estate investment portfolios and advising clients who choose to invest with Prosperity CRE.
    Zach has successfully owned and operated a residential real estate company, mortgage brokerage company, and escrow company, with offices in Northern and Southern California, assisting clients in the purchase, finance and sale of properties throughout the United States.
    He also has extensive legal, public affairs and ballot measure campaign management experience, including representing clients in a wide variety of commercial real estate and land use transactions. 
     
    In this episode, we talked to Zach about his first and current real estate investment strategies, he’s recent focus and deals, utilizing accumulated data for investment, the investment opportunities to look out for, and much more.
     
    Announcement: Join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    Real Estate Investment;
     
    02:16 Zach's background;
    05:03 His first real estate strategy;
    10:03 What Zach's focused on today;
    13:34 Zach's recent deals;
    17:39 How to utilize the data;
    19:02 An insight into the opportunities to look for;
    21:00 Round of Insights
     
    Announcement: Register and join our free exclusive apartment investing Q and A on Wednesday, April 24th at 8:00 om EST, by clicking here.
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Not having enough due diligence on a deal in Arizona.
    Digital Resource: NeighborhoodScout.
    Most Recommended Book: Benjamin Franklin: An American Life.
    Daily Habit: Exercising daily.
    #1 Insight for selecting the right market to invest in: Setting up your criteria for the deals is the key to success.
    Best place to grab a bite in California: Osteria La Buca.
     
    Contact Zach:
    https://prosperitycre.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.

    • 25 min
    Transitioning from Single-Family to LP to GP with Christopher Price, Ep. 598

    Transitioning from Single-Family to LP to GP with Christopher Price, Ep. 598

    Christopher Price is a distinguished corporate professional with over 20 years of experience in the life sciences industry. Notably, he serves as a pharmaceutical executive at a top 15 pharmaceutical company, ensuring patients' access to life-saving medications. Beyond his corporate role, Chris is the CEO and Co-Founder of Red Fox Multifamily, a real estate investment company offering hands-off commercial real estate opportunities to safeguard the retirements of life science industry professionals.
    A seasoned entrepreneur and accredited real estate investor since 2012, Chris has passive and active investments in over 1266 commercial multifamily and single-family units in Texas, Georgia, Alabama, and Pennsylvania. 
    He hosts the Wealth Mindset & Real Estate Investing virtual Meetup, fostering a community of over 1,000 members. Alongside his professional achievements, Chris takes immense pride in his family, residing in White Plains, NY, with his wife Allison and their two beautiful children, Zoey and Caden.


    In this episode, we talked to Christopher about his investments and their progress, Red Fox Multifamily, the transition from being a passive investor to active, and much more.
     
    Announcement: Join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    Being a Successful GP;
     
    02:23 Christopher's background;
    08:46 His investments and current progress;
    21:44 Where the Red Fox Multifamily is at today;
    26:43 The transition from being a passive investor to an active one;
    30:00 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: Join our free exclusive webinar on April 24th Wednesday at 8:00 pm EST, by clicking  here.
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Failure of communication in one of the projects he was involved with.
    Digital Resource: Downloadable, educational PDF documents, audio/video podcasts and webinars.
    Most Recommended Book: The Miracle Morning.
    Daily Habit: Waking up early and taking care of his family and himself first thing.
    #1 Insight for being a successful general partner on multifamily deals: Being consistent and executing.
    Best place to grab a bite in NYC: The Wesley
     
    Contact Christopher:
    https://www.redfoxmultifamily.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.
     

    • 38 min
    How Investors Should Design for Profits with Blima Ehrentreu, Ep. 597

    How Investors Should Design for Profits with Blima Ehrentreu, Ep. 597

    As the Founder and CEO of The Designers Group, Blima Ehrentreu combines her creativity and talent to reform the design industry. Her passion for empowering women, giving back to the community, and championing women in the workforce earned her a spot on Globest’s Women of Influence in 2020 & 2022. 
    The Designers Group’s diverse project portfolio spans the residential and commercial sectors, and Inc. Magazine ranked The Designers Group no.15 among the top fastest-growing private companies in the New York Metro Area in 2021. As a key industry leader, The Designers Group is at the forefront of cutting-edge interior design, specializing in high-end interior spaces for commercial, residential, and healthcare portfolios. 
    Blima’s devotion to her work and community has positioned her as an unshakeable force within the industry. Her commitment to fostering a work culture dedicated to philanthropy led her to launch charitable initiatives such as TDG Gives Back and TDG Furniture Exchange. Blima’s belief that design is a tool that can build positive spaces and serve communities is a visible hallmark throughout her work.
     
    In this episode, we talked to Blima about the projects she and The Designers Group are working on, the benefits of working with a designer, upcoming popular trends, and much more.
     
    Announcement: Join the Apartment Investing Mastermind here.
     
    A Great Design;
     
    02:15 Blima's background;
    04:34 Projects she's working on today;
    11:00 The benefits of working with a designer;
    18:24 Trends that will have a rise in popularity;
    23:28 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: Don’t miss the Best Ever Conference this year on April 10th to 12th. Use my code CASMON15 for 15% off!
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Mistakes that were made during her first design gig.
    Digital Resource: VR tours that her company is creating.
    Most Recommended Book: Lean In.
    Daily Habit: Walking daily, swimming and cycling.
    #1 Insight for a great design: Keep your eyes open and try to learn as much as you can through your environment.
     
    Contact Blima:
    https://www.thedesignersgroup.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
    Developing Workforce Housing without Public Funding with Scott Choppin, Ep. 596

    Developing Workforce Housing without Public Funding with Scott Choppin, Ep. 596

    He is a third-generation Southern Californian who is making it big in a state where many real estate developers are fleeing.  The wisdom he brings from success in a market where many others fail is invaluable.  Whether you are new or tuning into the show for the first time, I know you’ll find great value in today’s program.
    Scott founded the Urban Pacific Group of Companies in 2000.  Since then his company has brought over 1700 units of affordable housing to communities throughout the western USA. 
    The Choppin family has been in real estate development in Long Beach since 1960, which includes highlights such as the development of the Long Beach World Trade Center and the 293-unit CityPlace residential development in downtown Long Beach. Scott is an innovator in the fields of urban housing, mixed-use projects, and affordable/middle income housing communities throughout the Western United States.
     
    In this episode, we talked to Scott about workforce housing, proper deal financing and structuring, co-living, and the market, and much more.
     
    Announcement: Join our Apartment Investing Community here.
     
    Workforce Housing without Government Aid;
     
    02:21 Scott's background;
    05:13 What is workforce housing;
    12:45 Structuring deals accordingly, in regards to financing;
    24:19 An insight into co-living;
    36:48 Round of insights
     
    Announcement: Don’t miss the Best Ever Conference this year on April 10th to 12th. Use my code CASMON15 for 15% off!
     
    Round of Insights
     
    Apparent Failure: Being bold during the recession and underestimating the market signals.
    Digital Resource: Calculated Risk Blog.
    Most Recommended Book: The One Thing.
    Daily Habit: Walking 10,000 steps every morning.
    #1 Insight for urban townhome development: There’s a great demand for homes for the working class, even though it seems like a forgotten market, and it’s highly profitable.
    Best Place to Grab a Bite in Long Beach, CA: Joe Jost’s
     
    Ep.192 with Scott Choppin
    Scott’s newsletter: https://therealsignal.substack.com/ 
     
    Contact Scott:
    Urban Pacific
    Urban Pacific Investor Education
     
    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.

    • 48 min

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260 Ratings

Adrian Smude Buys Mobile Homes ,

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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I love this podcast!!

I really enjoy listening to this podcast while I’m on the go. I learn a lot about multi-family investing and John is a great host!!

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My favorite podcast!!!

John brings great guests to this phenomenal show. High energy, great conversations and John is such a great conversationalist. Highly recommend!

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