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Mark Allen is a multifamily broker based in Dallas-Fort Worth; The "Multifamily 5" series interviews investors, property managers, lenders, etc. to understand how each is achieving success in the current market conditions.

The Multifamily 5 Podcast The Multifamily 5 Podcast

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Mark Allen is a multifamily broker based in Dallas-Fort Worth; The "Multifamily 5" series interviews investors, property managers, lenders, etc. to understand how each is achieving success in the current market conditions.

    Ep. 76 Old Capital Listing Broker Panel with Mark Allen

    Ep. 76 Old Capital Listing Broker Panel with Mark Allen

    Mark and some of the other top Dallas apartment brokers provide essential information to a gathering of over 550 apartment investors at the Old Capital Conference. Delve into the predicaments faced by owners navigating distress due to their debt structures. Explore potential opportunities for acquiring these assets and acquire a comprehensive understanding of cap rates.

    • 47 min
    Ep. 75 - Managing Through Turbulence with Brett Luskey

    Ep. 75 - Managing Through Turbulence with Brett Luskey

    On this episode of the Multifamily Five Podcast, host Mark Allen interviews Brett Luskey, partner at Fairmont Management Company, to discuss strategies for navigating the multifamily market in today's turbulent economic climate.


    Key Discussion Points

    The current state of the DFW rental market - vacancy rising, rent growth slowing, increased turnover [00:01:30]
    Being strategic with rent pricing based on unit types and floor plans rather than property-wide adjustments [00:02:00]
    The importance of resident retention and "closing the backdoor" with reasonable renewal increases [00:03:00]
    Labor market challenges - difficulty hiring for properties with small staff counts, proactive retention tactics [00:08:00]
    Prioritizing capital projects based on property needs and economic conditions [00:12:00]
    The value of master-metered utilities in Class C properties today [00:23:00]
    Maintaining strong communication and reasonable expectations with property owners [00:19:00]

    Relevant Resources

    Fairmont Management Company website: https://fairmontmanagement.com

    Brett Luskey's contact information: bluskey@fairmontmanagement.com, 972-284-1045

    • 24 min
    Ep. 74 - Capital Raise Made Easy with Badri Malynur

    Ep. 74 - Capital Raise Made Easy with Badri Malynur

    Today we are speaking with Badri Malynur, Co-Founder and VP of Sales at Avestor. Badri brings more than two decades of experience in the multi-family housing market. He co-founded two start-ups, was an active angel investor and held key leadership positions at a Fortune 500 company.

    Avestor was founded on the vision that every investor should have the opportunity to invest in real estate and alternative asset classes. They created a customizable fund with which you can raise an unlimited number of investments through the single-entry point of a fund, making it easier than ever to raise capital continuously.

    Listen in and learn how you can easily raise additional funds, or diversify your investment portfolio as a passive investor. You can reach out at badri@avestorinc.com or check out the website www.avestorinc.com.

    • 17 min
    Ep. 73 - Warren Craythorne

    Ep. 73 - Warren Craythorne

    In today’s episode we are speaking with Warren Craythorne, Founder of Conduct Connect. Conduct Connect has developed a unique business model allowing property owners to leverage their existing assets and generate additional recurring revenue. We’ll learn how they can help boost your NOI through implementing revenue generating fiber optic cable.

    As technology advances, access to high-speed internet has become increasingly important to individuals and businesses alike. This is especially true for those living in multi-family properties, where internet connectivity can be a determining factor when choosing a place to call home.

    Not only does fiber optic internet provide faster and more reliable connectivity, but it also offers numerous advantages that can help to enhance the appeal of your property and attract new tenants.

    If you have any questions or would like to discuss the possibility of installing fiber optic internet in your property, please send a message through the website at www.conductconnect.com

    • 26 min
    Ep. 72 - Affordable Housing and PFCs

    Ep. 72 - Affordable Housing and PFCs

    Affordable Housing and PFCs

    On today's episode I'm speaking with Tim Nelson and Braxton Parsons of HilltopSecurities, who represent Public Finance Corporations (PFCs). Tim and Braxton are like Brokers between PFCs and experienced sponsors/developers. In this episode we cover PFCs at a high level, deal qualification criteria, how PFCs affect a sale of a multifamily property, and current legislation.

    If you would like to get in touch with Hilltop, please reach out to Tim at tim.nelson@hilltopsecurities.com

    • 21 min
    Ep. 71 - The Insurance Claim Maximizer

    Ep. 71 - The Insurance Claim Maximizer

    In today’s episode we speak with Drake Allred, of Continental Adjusters, Inc. Continental Adjusters is a Licensed Public Insurance Adjusting firm exclusively representing building owners, company owners and property management companies. They are the largest multifamily adjusting firm in the U.S. and provide "start to finish" expert analysis of losses to buildings, contents and loss of rents/business interruption insurance claims caused by catastrophic events such as Hail, Fire, Wind, Tornado, Hurricane, etc.

    B and C class multifamily are wonderful assets, but they are exposed to losses. Drake will discuss what to look for when searching for a good public adjuster and some tips for owners on what to do immediately after damages have occurred at their property.

    If you want to get in touch with Drake, please reach out to dallred@continentaladjusters.com

    • 17 min

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