Multifamily Investing the RIGHT Way with Charles Dobens Podcast is for those who want to achieve financial freedom and build generational wealth. Hosted by Charles Dobens, The Multifamily Attorney and the founder of The Multifamily Investing Academy, you’ll learn everything you need to know to have your own successful real estate business. Charles brings his knowledge from personally owning over 800 multifamily units representing over $20 million in assets and in assisting in over $1B in acquisitions on behalf of his clients. Charles and his guests will walk you through everything from buying your first multifamily property to owning and operating over 1,000 units and everything in between. This podcast won’t teach you how to get rich quick, but rather how to build your wealth that will last a lifetime. Weekly episodes will range from industry experts all the way to Charles’ current clients who are just starting out. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never purchased a property or if you own thousands of units, there is something to learn in every episode. If you’re a fan of Robert Kiyosaki, Gary Keller or if you’re a business owner, entrepreneur, and of course, real estate investor, then this is the show for you!
#261: Solving Insurance Woes in Multifamily Ownership
Join us in this episode as Charles Dobens discusses a critical issue in multifamily ownership – escalating problems in the insurance field. Focused on empowering property owners, he explores challenges with insurance renewals and their potential impact on businesses.
This episode explores strategies for risk management, including increasing deductibles and implementing programs like the Waiver Program, a groundbreaking solution to involve tenants in insurance costs. He introduces innovative strategies, including risk retention and transfer, sharing statistics on tenant-related claims. Charles is inviting property owners to explore this transformative risk management approach.
#260: Celebrating Real Estate Profits at the Right Time
In this informative discussion, Charles Dobens shares his insights and experiences in the real estate investment industry. He highlights the importance of timing and strategy when it comes to celebrating success in real estate deals. By debunking the misconception of celebrating at the time of property acquisition, Charles emphasizes the significance of realizing profits and achieving successful conversions.
Join Charles as he discusses his approach to hotel-to-apartment conversions and the goals of creating affordable housing units. He also provides updates on upcoming webinars and events. Don't miss out on the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and insights from this seasoned real estate investor.
#259: A Cautionary Tale and Legal Insights on the Pitfalls of Real Estate Auctions
In this episode, Charles Dobens emphasizes the importance of grasping the difference between legal and equitable remedies, cautioning against potential pitfalls in auction contracts that may lead to unforeseen liabilities.
Additionally, this episode highlights a specific case where a property had a demolition order, underscoring the need for careful consideration before entering into auction agreements. The overall message encourages individuals to be cautious and informed when dealing with auction contracts in real estate transactions.
#258: A Deep Dive into the Pitfalls of Rescue Capital Funds
Join Charles Dobens in a revealing exploration of the high-stakes world of rescue capital funds. Uncover the backstory of ambitious investors engaging in seemingly lucrative deals, only to find themselves facing the harsh reality of financial strain. Charles shares his keen observations on how these players, faced with impending troubles, are turning to a controversial solution—raising more money under the guise of "rescue capital."
Drawing on his experience, Charles urges caution and provides thought-provoking questions to ask fund operators. Using a real-world example involving Jorge Abreu and Elevate, Charles dissects the intricacies of fund criteria, potential double-dipping, and the ethical implications of rescuing one's own deals. Whether you're an investor or curious observer, this eye-opening discussion encourages a critical examination of the rescue capital landscape, emphasizing the importance of due diligence and questioning assumptions in the complex world of real estate investments.
#257: Navigating the Real Estate Legal Landscape with Attorney Cristen Martinez
Charles Dobens, the multifamily attorney and founder of the Multifamily Investing Academy, introduces his guest, Cristen Martinez, a seasoned attorney from Tampa, Florida with 14 years of experience in real estate law. The discussion covers working with contractors in multifamily projects, highlighting key provisions to include in contracts.
There is a lighthearted banter between Charles and Cristen, with a focus on practical application of property law in real-life scenarios. The conversation delves into dealing with subcontractors, specific performance in real estate contracts, recording contracts and legal formalities, Airbnb legal challenges, financing contingencies, interpleader, zoning issues, and adverse possession cases, providing valuable insights into the legal nuances of real estate law.
#256: The Top Three Most Important Documents on Any Multifamily Due Diligence
In this engaging discussion on multifamily due diligence, Charles Dobens, an experienced speaker in the field, shares insights into the three vital documents essential for successful property evaluation. Drawing from his extensive experience, including teaching a comprehensive class on the subject, Charles discusses the significance of these documents.
This episode provides a comprehensive overview of the multifamily due diligence process, emphasizing the pivotal role of bank statements, lease files, and thorough market analysis in making informed investment decisions.
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I love this podcast! Charles Dobens is an enigmatic host, and his perspective on building generational wealth is unrivaled. He always knows how to find unique guests that bring a lot to the table. This is a must-listen!
Charles is just great because he isn't afraid to ruffle feathers. He isn't afraid to ask the tough questions because he truly wants to help people avoid pitfalls and these are not the easy questions to ask. Did I mention that he is also hilarious? I know that many of you out there who have enjoyed his show haven't left a review yet. Lenny, I know you listen to every show, how about leaving a review?