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Are you looking to invest in MHP’s without the headaches of tenants, toilets and trash? If so, you've come to the right place! Welcome to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast! This is where you can get most of the education you need to passively invest in the highly profitable investment niche of mobile home parks. Hosted by active mobile home park investor and operator Andrew Keel, this show will guide you through 5 different series, which are: Why invest in mobile home parks?, How to invest in mobile home parks?, What to look for when investing in mobile home parks?, How to vet a mobile home park operator?, And finally, an interview series with mobile home park rockstars! Join us today to find out how you can retire early through the lucrative niche of passive mobile home park investing! This podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be depended upon for investment decisions.

Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Andrew Keel

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    • 4.9 • 232 Ratings

Are you looking to invest in MHP’s without the headaches of tenants, toilets and trash? If so, you've come to the right place! Welcome to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast! This is where you can get most of the education you need to passively invest in the highly profitable investment niche of mobile home parks. Hosted by active mobile home park investor and operator Andrew Keel, this show will guide you through 5 different series, which are: Why invest in mobile home parks?, How to invest in mobile home parks?, What to look for when investing in mobile home parks?, How to vet a mobile home park operator?, And finally, an interview series with mobile home park rockstars! Join us today to find out how you can retire early through the lucrative niche of passive mobile home park investing! This podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be depended upon for investment decisions.

    2024 Interview with Nick Najjar of ACS Communities and Elephant Capital Partners

    2024 Interview with Nick Najjar of ACS Communities and Elephant Capital Partners

    Welcome back to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, hosted by Andrew Keel. In this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast our host Andrew Keel interviews mobile home park investor, Nick Najjar of ACS Communities and Elephant Capital Partners.
    Nick Najjar, a previous guest on the show back in 2022, is the principal owner of ACS Communities and Elephant Capital Partners. He oversees six manufactured housing communities with a total of 295 sites. ACS Communities also holds minority partnerships in various mobile home parks across the United States and has completed over 25 mobile home park deals.
    Nick Najjar leads all aspects of ACS Communities and Elephant Capital Partners, from mobile home park acquisitions and business development to the operations and property management of their manufactured housing communities.
    In this episode, Andrew Keel and Nick Najjar explore the high demand for affordable housing, the in’s and out’s of wholesaling and assigning mobile home parks, and the differences in the assignment of mobile home park deals compared to other asset classes. They also discuss the use of third-party mobile home park property management. Nick Najjar shares his insights on closing mobile home park deals, emphasizing the importance of transparency, fostering rapport, and supporting the mobile home park investor community.
    Join us as Nick Najjar shares his knowledge, enthusiasm, and passion for the mobile home park investing asset class on this episode.
    ***Andrew Keel and Keel Team Real Estate Investments (Keel Team, LLC) do not endorse any interviewee. This interview is for informational purposes only and should not be depended upon for investment purposes. ***
    Andrew Keel is the owner of Keel Team, LLC, a Top 100 Owner of Manufactured Housing Communities with over 3,000 lots under management. His team currently manages over 40 manufactured housing communities across more than 10 states. His expertise is in turning around under-managed manufactured housing communities by utilizing proven systems to maximize the occupancy while reducing operating costs. He specializes in bringing in homes to fill vacant lots, implementing utility bill back programs, and improving overall management and operating efficiencies, all of which significantly boost the asset value and net operating income of the communities. Check out KeelTeam.com to learn more.
    Andrew has been featured on some of the Top Podcasts in the manufactured housing space, click here to listen to his most recent interviews:  https://www.keelteam.com/podcast-links. In order to successfully implement his management strategy, Andrew’s team usually moves on location during the first several months of ownership. Find out more about Andrew’s story at AndrewKeel.com.
    Are you getting value out of this show? If so, please head over to iTunes and leave the show a quick review. I have a goal of hitting over 500 total 5-star reviews, and it would mean the absolute world to me if you could help contribute to that. Thanks ahead of time for making my day with your review of the show.
    Would you like to see value-add mobile home park projects in progress? If so, follow us on Instagram: @passivemhpinvesting for photos and awesome videos from our recent mobile home park acquisitions.
     
    Talking Points:
    00:21 - Welco

    • 44 min
    Interview with John Evans of Six Rock Properties

    Interview with John Evans of Six Rock Properties

    Welcome back to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, hosted by Andrew Keel. In this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast our host Andrew Keel interviews mobile home park investor and operator John Evans of Six Rock Properties.
    John Evans began his career in the Oil and Gas industry in 2002 and ventured into mobile home park investments back in 2015. He now manages a portfolio of over 600 lots. He currently serves as the Chief Project Officer at Six Rock Properties, a family-owned business founded in 2014. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Six Rock Properties owns and operates several manufactured housing communities.
    In this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, host Andrew Keel and John Evans discuss the importance of educating oneself on the mobile home park asset class, taking decisive action when investing into off-market trailer park investment opportunities, and the crucial role that utility bill back management plays in the success of value-add mobile home park investments. They also explore the top threats to the manufactured housing community industry, particularly that of redevelopment, and the future of state initiated regulatory changes for the mobile home park asset class.
    Join us as John Evans shares his journey from starting in the Oil and Gas industry to becoming a mobile home park investor, the strategies he used to grow his mobile home park portfolio, his “super power" and the insights he gained along the way.
    ***Andrew Keel and Keel Team Real Estate Investments (Keel Team, LLC) do not endorse any interviewee. This interview is for informational purposes only and should not be depended upon for investment purposes. ***
    Andrew Keel is the owner of Keel Team, LLC, a Top 100 Owner of Manufactured Housing Communities with over 3,000 lots under management. His team currently manages over 40 manufactured housing communities across more than 10 states. His expertise is in turning around under-managed manufactured housing communities by utilizing proven systems to maximize the occupancy while reducing operating costs. He specializes in bringing in homes to fill vacant lots, implementing utility bill back programs, and improving overall management and operating efficiencies, all of which significantly boost the asset value and net operating income of the communities. Check out KeelTeam.com to learn more.
    Andrew has been featured on some of the Top Podcasts in the manufactured housing space, click here to listen to his most recent interviews:  https://www.keelteam.com/podcast-links. In order to successfully implement his management strategy, Andrew’s team usually moves on location during the first several months of ownership. Find out more about Andrew’s story at AndrewKeel.com.
    Are you getting value out of this show? If so, please head over to iTunes and leave the show a quick review. I have a goal of hitting over 500 total 5-star reviews, and it would mean the absolute world to me if you could help contribute to that. Thanks ahead of time for making my day with your review of the show.
    Would you like to see value-add mobile home park projects in progress? If so, follow us on Instagram: @passivemhpinvesting for photos and awesome videos from our recent mobile home park acquisitions.
     
    Talking Points:
    00:21 - Welcome to the Passive Mob

    • 32 min
    Interview with Brian Spear of Sunrise Capital Investors

    Interview with Brian Spear of Sunrise Capital Investors

    Welcome back to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, hosted by Andrew Keel. In this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast our host Andrew Keel interviews Brian Spear of Sunrise Capital Investors.
    Brian Spear, Co-Founder of Sunrise Capital Investors, manages several mobile home park focused investment funds with his partner and fellow podcaster, Kevin Bupp. At Sunrise Capital, Brian is responsible for investor relations, marketing, and regulatory compliance. He earned a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Kentucky, where he attended on a baseball scholarship and served as team captain.
    In this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, Andrew Keel and Brian Spear explore the resilience of past mobile home park investments, trailer park investment regulatory considerations, and strategies for navigating new manufactured housing community acquisitions with higher interest rates. They also dive into the operational challenges of managing mobile home parks and the pitfalls of entering the mobile home park asset class with uninformed optimism. Brian Spear provides insights into his current trailer park portfolio, the growth of his team and the importance of clarity in business relationships.
    Tune in as Brian Spear shares valuable insights from his extensive experience in the mobile home park investing asset class, highlighting the potential pathway to investing in mobile home parks in order to achieve financial freedom.
    ***Andrew Keel and Keel Team Real Estate Investments (Keel Team, LLC) do not endorse any interviewee. This interview is for informational purposes only and should not be depended upon for investment purposes. ***
    Andrew Keel is the owner of Keel Team, LLC, a Top 100 Owner of Manufactured Housing Communities with over 3,000 lots under management. His team currently manages over 40 manufactured housing communities across more than 10 states. His expertise is in turning around under-managed manufactured housing communities by utilizing proven systems to maximize the occupancy while reducing operating costs. He specializes in bringing in homes to fill vacant lots, implementing utility bill back programs, and improving overall management and operating efficiencies, all of which significantly boost the asset value and net operating income of the communities. Check out KeelTeam.com to learn more.
    Andrew has been featured on some of the Top Podcasts in the manufactured housing space, click here to listen to his most recent interviews:  https://www.keelteam.com/podcast-links. In order to successfully implement his management strategy, Andrew’s team usually moves on location during the first several months of ownership. Find out more about Andrew’s story at AndrewKeel.com.
    Are you getting value out of this show? If so, please head over to iTunes and leave the show a quick review. I have a goal of hitting over 500 total 5-star reviews, and it would mean the absolute world to me if you could help contribute to that. Thanks ahead of time for making my day with your review of the show.
    Would you like to see value-add mobile home park projects in progress? If so, follow us on Instagram: @passivemhpinvesting for photos and awesome videos from our recent mobile home park acquisitions.
     
    Talking Points:
    00:21 - Welcome to the Passive Mo

    • 35 min
    Interview with Glenn Yaney of Vertical Equity Partners

    Interview with Glenn Yaney of Vertical Equity Partners

    Welcome back to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, hosted by Andrew Keel. In this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast our host Andrew Keel interviews Glenn Yaney of Vertical Equity Partners.
    Glenn Yaney began his real estate investing career back in 2012 as a property manager in Tampa Bay, later advancing into the role of leasing manager for the state of Florida at American Homes 4 Rent. In 2020, he partnered with Garrett Smith to become a General Partner at Vertical Equity Partners. Together, they manage a diverse portfolio of over 400 rental units, ranging from mobile home parks to apartment complexes, all handled and managed in-house by their dedicated property management team.
    In today's episode, Andrew Keel and Glenn Yaney explore the differences between tenant-owned and park-owned mobile homes, they also dive into the intricacies of mobile home park septic systems and leach fields, and discuss two capital raising investment strategies for mobile home park deals: debt and equity. Glenn also recounts his transition from Corporate America to mobile home park owner.
    Tune into this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast with Andrew Keel and Glenn Yaney to learn about the significance of tenant retention and tenant satisfaction in order to foster thriving manufactured housing communities.
    ***Andrew Keel and Keel Team Real Estate Investments (Keel Team, LLC) do not endorse any interviewee. This interview is for informational purposes only and should not be depended upon for investment purposes. ***
    Andrew Keel is the owner of Keel Team, LLC, a Top 100 Owner of Manufactured Housing Communities with over 3,000 lots under management. His team currently manages over 40 manufactured housing communities across more than 10 states. His expertise is in turning around under-managed manufactured housing communities by utilizing proven systems to maximize the occupancy while reducing operating costs. He specializes in bringing in homes to fill vacant lots, implementing utility bill back programs, and improving overall management and operating efficiencies, all of which significantly boost the asset value and net operating income of the communities. Check out KeelTeam.com to learn more.
    Andrew has been featured on some of the Top Podcasts in the manufactured housing space, click here to listen to his most recent interviews:  https://www.keelteam.com/podcast-links. In order to successfully implement his management strategy, Andrew’s team usually moves on location during the first several months of ownership. Find out more about Andrew’s story at AndrewKeel.com.
    Are you getting value out of this show? If so, please head over to iTunes and leave the show a quick review. I have a goal of hitting over 500 total 5-star reviews, and it would mean the absolute world to me if you could help contribute to that. Thanks ahead of time for making my day with your review of the show.
    Would you like to see value-add mobile home park projects in progress? If so, follow us on Instagram: @passivemhpinvesting for photos and awesome videos from our recent mobile home park acquisitions.
     
    Talking Points:
    00:21 - Welcome to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast
    01:12 - Glenn Yaney’s journey from Corporate America (American Homes 4 Rent) to mobile home park inve

    • 40 min
    NEW 2024 Interview with Daniel Weisfield of Three Pillar Communities (who now owns over 10,000 lots!)

    NEW 2024 Interview with Daniel Weisfield of Three Pillar Communities (who now owns over 10,000 lots!)

    Welcome back to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, hosted by Andrew Keel. In this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast our host Andrew Keel interviews Daniel Weisfield of Three Pillar Communities.
    Daniel Weisfield, a previous guest on the show, is a third-generation mobile home park owner-operator. Growing up, he spent his time fixing porches and mowing lawns at his grandfather’s mobile home parks on the west coast in California and Washington. He holds a JD and an MBA from Yale University and is a licensed attorney in California.
    Since Daniel’s interview in October 2020, the Three Pillar Communities portfolio has experienced remarkable growth. It has expanded from just under 30 communities in 5 states, comprising 2,700 lots, to more than 70 manufactured housing communities across 14 states, now serving over 10,000 residents with a team of 120+ employees.
    In this episode, Andrew Keel and Daniel Weisfield dive into various aspects of the mobile home park industry, including ground-up mobile home park development, passive investing tips for LP’s (limited partners), why vertically integrated manufactured housing community operators are better, value-add mobile home park investment returns, regulatory risks, and the crucial role of providing safe, quiet, and affordable housing for low-income individuals.
    Tune in to explore the intricacies of the mobile home park industry, understand its highlights and challenges, and gain valuable insights from Daniel Weisfield, as he shares golden nuggets for limited partner investors eager to navigate this dynamic commercial real estate investment sector.
     
    ***Andrew Keel and Keel Team Real Estate Investments (Keel Team, LLC) do not endorse any interviewee. This interview is for informational purposes only and should not be depended upon for investment purposes. ***
    Andrew Keel is the owner of Keel Team, LLC, a Top 100 Owner of Manufactured Housing Communities with over 3,000 lots under management. His team currently manages over 40 manufactured housing communities across more than 10 states. His expertise is in turning around under-managed manufactured housing communities by utilizing proven systems to maximize the occupancy while reducing operating costs. He specializes in bringing in homes to fill vacant lots, implementing utility bill back programs, and improving overall management and operating efficiencies, all of which significantly boost the asset value and net operating income of the communities. Check out KeelTeam.com to learn more.
    Andrew has been featured on some of the Top Podcasts in the manufactured housing space, click here to listen to his most recent interviews:  https://www.keelteam.com/podcast-links. In order to successfully implement his management strategy, Andrew’s team usually moves on location during the first several months of ownership. Find out more about Andrew’s story at AndrewKeel.com.
    Are you getting value out of this show? If so, please head over to iTunes and leave the show a quick review. I have a goal of hitting over 500 total 5-star reviews, and it would mean the absolute world to me if you could help contribute to that. Thanks ahead of time for making my day with your review of the show.
    Would you like to see value-add mobile home park projects in progress? If so, follow us on Instagram: @passivemhpinvesting for photos and awesome videos from

    • 45 min
    Interview with Loan Broker Scott Modelski of Black Bear Capital

    Interview with Loan Broker Scott Modelski of Black Bear Capital

    Welcome back to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, hosted by Andrew Keel. In this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast our host Andrew Keel interviews Loan Broker Scott Modelski, Managing Partner at Black Bear Capital Partners.
    Are you looking to invest in mobile home parks but unsure how to navigate the loan process? Scott Modelski can help guide you through it.
    With over 15 years of experience in commercial real estate, Scott Modelski is a seasoned loan broker who has worked with both institutional and entrepreneurial sponsors across various asset classes. He began his career at Wells Fargo Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Group, handling transactions exceeding $1 billion. Now, as Managing Partner at Black Bear Capital, Scott specializes in sourcing and executing structured debt and equity transactions.
    In this episode, Andrew Keel and Scott Modelski explore the complexities of banking dynamics and the intricacies of navigating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac deals. They dive into crucial topics for Limited Partners (LPs), including insights on the 10-year treasury, strategies for restructuring capital in the case of excessive debt, and the current banking cycle's nuances. Scott shares invaluable tips on distressed commercial real estate deal situations and essential pre-loan preparation with how mobile home park operators or sponsors can best position themselves for securing a cash-out refi loan.
    Join Andrew Keel and Scott Modelski as they provide a comprehensive guide to securing financing from banks, uncover why mobile home parks are a standout asset class, and offer expert advice to help you secure the financing for your manufactured housing community investments.
    Tune in for a deep dive into the world of real estate financing and mobile home park investing with Andrew Keel and Scott Modelski.
    ***Andrew Keel and Keel Team Real Estate Investments (Keel Team, LLC) do not endorse any interviewee. This interview is for informational purposes only and should not be depended upon for investment purposes. ***
    Andrew Keel is the owner of Keel Team, LLC, a Top 100 Owner of Manufactured Housing Communities with over 3,000 lots under management. His team currently manages over 40 manufactured housing communities across more than 10 states. His expertise is in turning around under-managed manufactured housing communities by utilizing proven systems to maximize the occupancy while reducing operating costs. He specializes in bringing in homes to fill vacant lots, implementing utility bill back programs, and improving overall management and operating efficiencies, all of which significantly boost the asset value and net operating income of the communities. Check out KeelTeam.com to learn more.
    Andrew has been featured on some of the Top Podcasts in the manufactured housing space, click here to listen to his most recent interviews:  https://www.keelteam.com/podcast-links. In order to successfully implement his management strategy, Andrew’s team usually moves on location during the first several months of ownership. Find out more about Andrew’s story at AndrewKeel.com.
    Are you getting value out of this show? If so, please head over to iTunes and leave the show a quick review. I have a goal of hitting over 500 total 5-star reviews, and it would mean the absolute world to me if you could help contribute to that. Thanks ahead of time for making my day with your review of the show.
    Would you like to see value-add mobile home park projects in progress? If so, follo

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
232 Ratings

232 Ratings

Yellow ballroom ,

Excellent!

So much valuable information made accessible and interesting. Highly recommend!

candyca111 ,

Energetic and easy to listen to, so informative, and extremely insightful.

Love these videos. As a broker/agent myself, I often here about successful owners I would like to learn more about and it’s a great opportunity to be able to find them on Andrew/Keel Team’s channel. I love the questions posed and really enjoy listening to these owners and their advice and strategies that they have learned. I definitely would recommend this to anyone getting into the industry on any side and definitely for those thinking about owning park(s).

Thank you for making these!
-Caleb

Patrick McKenna ,

Best in the game

Andrew’s podcast is the best one out there when it comes to the MHC space! Tons of great info and advice. And I love the term “Keel Team 6!” Keep it up man!

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