166 episodes

Every week, host Tate Siemer welcome Gurus from all over the apartment investing industry. All topics are covered, including how to get started, finding deals, finding capital, mindset tips and so much more. Tate welcomes high-level, guests who share actionable tips, ideas, education, and inspiration.

The Apartment Gurus Tate Siemer

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    • 5.0 • 281 Ratings

Every week, host Tate Siemer welcome Gurus from all over the apartment investing industry. All topics are covered, including how to get started, finding deals, finding capital, mindset tips and so much more. Tate welcomes high-level, guests who share actionable tips, ideas, education, and inspiration.

    Episode 167: Ashley Wilson - Why Conservative Is The New Confident During Volatile Markets

    Episode 167: Ashley Wilson - Why Conservative Is The New Confident During Volatile Markets

    Find out how to keep buying properties in shifting markets with Ashley Wilson's expert advice about business perspectives, ways to attract investors, and the relevance of her book "The Only Woman In The Room." If you’re looking to thrive in volatile markets, this episode is for you.


    WHAT YOU'LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE


    The benefits of learning how to manage your team remotely
    Advantages of having business partners with complementary skills
    Strategies for acquiring properties in volatile markets
    Entrepreneur traits that attract investors to your business
    What is "The Only Woman In The Room" about?


    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED


    The Only Woman in the Room by Ashley L. Wilson https://amzn.to/3DAe8do
    Real Estate & Investing Podcasts https://www.biggerpockets.com/podcasts


    ABOUT ASHLEY WILSON


    Ashley is the co-founder of Bar Down Investments, LLC and HouseItLook, LLC, co-host of The Passive Investing Show, best-selling author of The Only Woman in the Room: Knowledge and Inspiration from 20 Women Real Estate Investors, and a BiggerPockets’ series host.  She started investing in real estate in 2009 and has been involved in over $100 million in transactions within both single and multifamily real estate across over 1,500 units. When Ashley is not working on her businesses, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband and their two daughters. Additionally, Ashley enjoys competing with her horses, Diacara and Wow.


    CONNECT WITH ASHLEY


    Website: Bar Down Investments https://www.bardowninvestments.com/
    Website: Apartment Addicts https://www.apartmentaddicts.com/
    Podcast: The Passive Investing Show https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-passive-investing-show/id1627046449
    LinkedIn: Ashley Wilson https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashley-wilson-2835685/
    Instagram: @badashinvestor https://www.instagram.com/badashinvestor/


    CONNECT WITH US


    Want a list of top-rated real estate conferences, virtual meetups, and mastermind groups? Send Tate an email at tate@glequitygroup.com to learn more about real estate using a relational approach.

    Looking for ways to make passive income? Greenlight Equity Group can help you invest in multifamily properties and create consistent cash flow without being a landlord. Book a consultation call and download Tate's free ebook, "F.I.R.E.-Financial Independence Retire Early via Apartment Investing," at www.investwithgreenlight.com to start your wealth-building journey today!

    • 37 min
    Episode 166: Max Gonzales - Investing In Assets That Outperform During A Recession

    Episode 166: Max Gonzales - Investing In Assets That Outperform During A Recession

    Master the concept of investing during economic downturns as we welcome Max Gonzales back to the show. Join us to learn market predictions and investing tips to help you overcome your fear of investing during volatile markets right now.




    WHAT YOU'LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE


    The impact of inflation on real estate deals
    Challenges to starting your own real estate business
    Reasons not to support rent control
    What to consider in buying and acquiring assets
    Pros and cons of undergoing a recession




    RESOURCE/LINK MENTIONED


    Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki https://amzn.to/3gi8eUY




    ABOUT MAX GONZALES


    Max leads acquisitions and investor relations for Geometric. He began his career in the multifamily industry in 2003, where he worked as a broker working with Buyers and Sellers of multifamily real estate to achieve their investment goals. Throughout his career, he has worked through each aspect of the real estate acquisitions process, including acquisitions, dispositions, PSA negotiation, underwriting, debt structuring, construction management, asset management, and due diligence. Through a successful close, he has successfully acquired over 3200 units.




    CONNECT WITH MAX


    Website: GEOMETRIC RE https://geometricre.com/
    Instagram: @_maxgonzales_ https://www.instagram.com/_maxgonzales_/
    LinkedIn: Max Gonzales https://www.linkedin.com/in/max-gonzales-aa8a233/




    CONNECT WITH US


    To book an exclusive FREE consulting session with Tate or to view his current investment offerings, please go to www.investwithgreenlight.com.


    Want a list of top-rated real estate conferences, virtual meetups, and mastermind groups? Send Tate an email at tate@glequitygroup.com to learn more about real estate using a relational approach.



    Special Announcement! Tate's brand-new audiobook "F.I.R.E.-Financial Independence Retire Early Through Apartment Investing" is downloadable! Go to: Green Light Equity Group: http://www.investwithgreenlight.com/.




    Do you have difficulty underwriting deals? Never worry about getting your numbers wrong with Real Estate Lab, a cloud-based platform for investors. Sign up at https://www.realestatelab.com/ using the promo code TAG2 to get 10% off your first 12 months. Automate your acquisitions and underwriting like a boss now!

    • 43 min
    Episode 165: Josu'e Velney - The Key Role of Your Construction Manager

    Episode 165: Josu'e Velney - The Key Role of Your Construction Manager

    Do you want to enjoy the benefits of both cash flow and appreciation? Then tune in to this episode with Josu'e Velney. Don’t miss the story of how he took full control of his financial future through real estate construction and how you can do the same.


    WHAT YOU'LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE


    How to leverage the right mindset to start a business
    Ways to maximize your cash flow and appreciation returns
    Advantages of investing in ground-up construction
    Why and how you should build good business relationships
    Tips to manage contractors as a real estate investor


    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED


    Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki https://amzn.to/3FvYiSm
    The Pumpkin Plan by Mike Michalowicz | Hardcover https://amzn.to/3U7NQ7T and Kindle https://amzn.to/3Fo98tv
    Your First 100 Million by Daniel S. Peña https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/2336314.Your_First_100_Million
    Investor Fuel https://investorfuel.com/
    Sharper Leadership Circle https://sharperprocess.com/schedule/2019/10/17/sharper-leadership-circle


    ABOUT JOSU'E VELNEY


    Josu'e is the founder and CEO of Velney Development, LLC. Before being a full-time real estate developer, he served five years in the Marines. He is also an expert at assessing the rehab necessary to bring a project to current market value and building projects from the ground up as a licensed home improvement contractor and general contractor.


    CONNECT WITH JOSU'E


    Website: Velney Development https://www.velneydevelopment.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/josue_velney/


    CONNECT WITH US


    To book an exclusive FREE consulting session with Tate or to view his current investment offerings, please go to www.investwithgreenlight.com.


    Want a list of top-rated real estate conferences, virtual meetups, and mastermind groups? Send Tate an email at tate@glequitygroup.com to learn more about real estate using a relational approach
    Special Announcement! Tate's brand-new audiobook "F.I.R.E.-Financial Independence Retire Early Through Apartment Investing" is downloadable! Go to: Green Light Equity Group: http://www.investwithgreenlight.com/.


    Do you have difficulty underwriting deals? Never worry about getting your numbers wrong with Real Estate Lab, a cloud-based platform for investors. Sign up at https://www.realestatelab.com/ using the promo code TAG2 to get 10% off your first 12 months. Automate your acquisitions and underwriting like a boss now!

    • 29 min
    Episode 164: Tony Castronovo - Attracting Capital vs. Raising Capital

    Episode 164: Tony Castronovo - Attracting Capital vs. Raising Capital

    Today, we’ll hear from a seasoned management consultant and multifamily real estate investor Tony Castronovo. From attracting capital to credibility-enhancing activities to scaling it incrementally, you’ll learn valuable tips to accelerate your real estate success when you tune in!


    WHAT YOU'LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE


    Why you shouldn’t self-manage large multifamily properties
    Advantages of having good relationships with business partners and brokers
    Differences between attracting capital and raising capital
    The power of having a credibility kit and leveraging your partner’s experience
    Useful tips to help you scale your multifamily business


    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED


    Michael Blunt https://www.colliers.com/en/experts/michael-blunt
    Multifamily Investors Who Dominate https://amzn.to/3IHcQjz
    Beau Knows Multifamily https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjZ5kby_xL_gPCStm2StIhg
    Kahuna Investments https://kahunainvestments.com/
    Goodegg investments  https://goodegginvestments.com/



    ABOUT TONY


    Tony Castronovo is the founder and managing partner of Novo Multifamily Group, LLC and Novo Investments, LLC, a real estate investment company established in 2014.  Tony is also a seasoned management consultant (previously with Ernst & Young), utilizing 25 years of experience advising clients on project portfolio investment management.  He holds higher education degrees in Engineering and Construction Management. He is revered across numerous investor communities as a mentor and coach for investors & entrepreneurs, sharing leading practices and experience. He is a member and student of the Wheelbarrow Profits Academy, founded by Jake Stenziano and Gino Barbaro.  In 2022, he launched Grit to Growth, a Transition & Performance Coaching business focused on empowering entrepreneurs to live an intentional life by design.


    CONNECT WITH


    Website: Novo Multifamily Group https://novomultifamilygroup.com/
    LinkedIn: Tony Castranovo https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonycastronovo/
    Email: tony@novomultifamilygroup.com 


    CONNECT WITH US


    To book an exclusive FREE consulting session with Tate or to view his current investment offerings, please go to www.investwithgreenlight.com.


    Want a list of top-rated real estate conferences, virtual meetups, and mastermind groups? Send Tate an email at tate@glequitygroup.com to learn more about real estate using a relational approach.


    Special Announcement! Tate's brand-new audiobook "F.I.R.E.-Financial Independence Retire Early Through Apartment Investing" is downloadable! Go to: Green Light Equity Group: http://www.investwithgreenlight.com/.


    Do you have difficulty underwriting deals? Never worry about getting your numbers wrong with Real Estate Lab, a cloud-based platform for investors. Sign up at https://www.realestatelab.com/ using the promo code TAG2 to get 10% off your first 12 months. Automate your acquisitions and underwriting like a boss now!

    • 44 min
    Episode 163: George Cline - Starting Out In Real Estate As A Co-GP

    Episode 163: George Cline - Starting Out In Real Estate As A Co-GP

    Teamwork makes the dream work, and real estate syndicator George Cline proves it to us in today's episode. Take our open discussion about securing your legacy through partnerships, mentors, property managers, and networking methods on this show.


    WHAT YOU’LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE


    What aspiring general partners should know before establishing a partnership
    Markets and assets you should and shouldn't invest in
    How the right people can help your business succeed
    Why you should invest in real estate
    Benefits of co-GP arrangement in your first multifamily deal
    Innovative networking strategies to scale your business


    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED


    Deal Maker Live Event https://dealmakerliveevent.com/dml-2023-thanks/
    Episode 127: Brian Burke - The Open Playbook From a True “Guru” https://theapartmentguyspodcast.buzzsprout.com/899881/11308498-episode-127-brian-burke-the-open-playbook-from-a-true-guru
    Who Not How by Dan Sullivan | Paperback https://amzn.to/3V8OMdf and Kindle https://amzn.to/3Cio3SS
    Best Ever Conference https://www.besteverconference.com/



    ABOUT GEORGE CLINE


    George has been a successful entrepreneur for the last 25 years, starting several businesses in technical fields, specializing in the internet and networking. Over the years, he has invested in real estate through single-family homes and student housing. In the past two years, he has focused primarily on larger multifamily housing and has approximately 1,400 units under management.


    CONNECT WITH GEORGE


    Website: Ardent Equity Group https://ardentequitygroup.com/
    Email: george@ardentequitygroup.com


    CONNECT WITH US


    To book an exclusive FREE consulting session with Tate or to view his current investment offerings, please go to www.investwithgreenlight.com.


    Want a list of top-rated real estate conferences, virtual meetups, and mastermind groups? Send Tate an email at tate@glequitygroup.com to learn more about real estate using a relational approach.


    Special Announcement! Tate’s brand-new audiobook “F.I.R.E.-Financial Independence Retire Early Through Apartment Investing” is downloadable! Go to: Green Light Equity Group: http://www.investwithgreenlight.com/.


    Do you have difficulty underwriting deals? Never worry about getting your numbers wrong with Real Estate Lab, a cloud-based platform for investors. Sign up at https://www.realestatelab.com/ using the promo code TAG2 to get 10% off your first 12 months. Automate your acquisitions and underwriting like a boss now!

    • 50 min
    Episode 162: Ismael "Rey" Reyes - Game-Changing Practices of Successful Real Estate Investors

    Episode 162: Ismael "Rey" Reyes - Game-Changing Practices of Successful Real Estate Investors

    Start taking intelligent risks and tune in to this episode with seasoned investor Ismael "Rey" Reyes. Keep listening as he shares efficient strategies to break into the real estate investing space, the foundations of successful deals, and why now is the perfect time to invest in real estate.


    WHAT YOU'LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE


    Why you should be intentional about learning about investing
    The significance of surrounding yourself with the right people
    Benefits of focusing on incremental growth
    Reasons to invest in multifamily assets right now
    Practical ways to get into the real estate game


    RESOURCES/LINKS MENTIONED


    MONOPOLY Game
    Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki | Paperback and Kindle
    CASHFLOW® Classic
    The Admirable Group
    Who Not How by Dan Sullivan | Paperback and Kindle 
    Multifamily Investors Who Dominate by Beau Beery | Hardcover and Kindle
    Home Equity Line of Credit


    ABOUT ISMAEL “REY” REYES


    Rey is the president of MI Real Estate and has been investing in residential real estate since 2005 but has focused on multifamily since 2016. He has led MI Real Estate in investments in 14 multifamily properties totaling 900 units valued at more than $100 million in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. Rey offers independent consulting to multifamily investors and is the best-selling author of BLUF: The Bottom Line Up Front on Passively Investing in Multifamily Properties.


    CONNECT WITH ISMAEL


    Website: Investing in Multifamily Properties | real estate investment group


    CONNECT WITH US


    To book an exclusive FREE consulting session with Tate or to view his current investment offerings, please go to www.investwithgreenlight.com.


    Want a list of top-rated real estate conferences, virtual meetups, and mastermind groups? Send Tate an email at tate@glequitygroup.com to learn more about real estate using a relational approach.


    Special Announcement! Tate's brand-new audiobook "F.I.R.E.-Financial Independence Retire Early Through Apartment Investing" is downloadable! Go to: Green Light Equity Group: http://www.investwithgreenlight.com/.


    Do you have difficulty underwriting deals? Never worry about getting your numbers wrong with Real Estate Lab, a cloud-based platform for investors. Sign up at https://www.realestatelab.com/ using the promo code TAG2 to get 10% off your first 12 months. Automate your acquisitions and underwriting like a boss now!

    • 52 min

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