65 episodes

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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    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

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. 64 - Save Big $$$ on Energy Costs

    Ep. 64 - Save Big $$$ on Energy Costs

    Today we are speaking with Peter Selber, Managing Partner with Infinity Power Partners based in Houston, TX. Infinity Power Partners is a full-service energy management and consulting firm that provides procurement management solutions, risk management services, market insight, and a unique, personal, yet technical approach to ensure your electricity and natural gas-related requirements are fulfilled and exceed expectations. 

    Inflation has been a challenge for the economy and along with inflation, utility expenses are going up. Find out what has been going on in the market historically and today. How Covid and the severe winter storm Uri in 2021 affected ERCOT and utility prices in Texas. Peter provides tips for multifamily owners on how to be proactive prior to energy contract. Also, he shares some case studies working with some of the largest multifamily owners in the country. Listen in to understand why they are the top energy management and consulting firm in the country through structuring master contracts across portfolio, to their ancillary revenue programs, on-going customer service and advice, and more.

    Mention this podcast for a discount on any energy consulting services! To reach Peter for a free consultation please call his cell at 713-419-6828 or email at peter@ infintypowerpartners.com. Check out the website at www.infitiypowerpartners.com.

    • 30 min
    Ep. 63 - Texas Property Taxes, OH MY!

    Ep. 63 - Texas Property Taxes, OH MY!

    Clayton Sievers is a property tax consultant with Cantrell McMulloch, Inc (CMI). For 2020 tax year, CMI represented more than 1,470 multi-family housing properties (225,000 +/- units) across 69 Texas counties & in 28 states, valued in excess of $21 billion. In 2022, property taxes in Dallas-Ft. Worth increased over 45% on average, a new record! Listen in for tips and tricks, and to hear more about today's market in the world of Appraisal Districts, assessed values, property taxes and tax rates. If you want to get in touch with Clayton, please contact him at 972-630-6686 or email him at csievers@cmi-tax.com

    • 23 min
    Ep. 62 - Paul Peebles of Old Capital

    Ep. 62 - Paul Peebles of Old Capital

    Our guest for this episode is Paul Peebles with Old Capital. Paul has been a multifamily banker for 36 years and has closed over six thousand transactions. As a debt provider he and his team finance properties of all sizes throughout the country (over $1.2B in loans last year). Today we will get a market update and discuss the effects of the tremendous increase in rents, collections and consequently in NOI.

    Did you know that in 2021 80-85% of all financing were bridge loans through non-recourse debt funds? We talk about how this affects pricing and why bridge loans are currently carrying the multifamily market. Also, we touch on the market risks with the flush bridge market.

    If you would like to get in touch with Paul, you can email him at ppeebles@oldcapitallending.com. Paul has its own podcast sharing in depth interviews with real life investors at oldcapitalpodcast.com.

    If you enjoy the Multifamily 5, please leave us a 5-star rating and review!

    • 33 min
    Ep. 61 - JT Lynch of Ramey King Insurance

    Ep. 61 - JT Lynch of Ramey King Insurance

    Today we are speaking with JT Lynch, commercial insurance broker with Ramey King Insurance, a family run agency located in Denton, TX. We are excited to have JT on the show and have him talk about the hard insurance market and how to mitigate issues during the transaction. Should you consider coverage trade-offs with the increased insurance rates due to the winter storm earlier this year? How does the average size of a unit and the age of a property affect how a property is underwritten? With all the bridge debt being originated, do the bridge lenders have different coverage requirements? Take a few minutes to listen to this episode when we explore the multifamily insurance market and how JT can help you find the best coverage. If you want to contact JT Lynch, please email him at jtlynch@rameyking.com. JT can provide you with a quick estimate within 24 hours.

    • 18 min
    Ep. 60 - JC Castillo of Velo Residential

    Ep. 60 - JC Castillo of Velo Residential

    Our guest for this episode of The Multifamily 5 Podcast we are speaking with JC Castillo, President and CEO at Velo Residential, a third-party property management company that is chartered to manage Multifamily properties for owners in DFW. Velo focuses on how owners can operate for more profit by implementing modern technology like paperless application, online payments, and invoice processing in B and C class properties. By taking this work load off the onsite staff, the property manager and leasing agent can focus more on customer service and create a happy relationship with their residents, while retaining top talent.
    All-in-all, Velo replaces on-site staffing with virtual staffing support while providing property owners with a much more efficient and cost-effective way to run their business. Ultimately, it will boost profitability and lower payroll.

    • 25 min
    Ep. 59 - J Retinger of PooPrints

    Ep. 59 - J Retinger of PooPrints

    In this episode of The Multifamily 5 Podcast, we are discussing a rather uncommon yet important topic. Dog poo! Mark sat down with J Retinger, CEO of BioPet Laboratories Inc. PooPrints®. PooPrints offers a new way for property owners to collect additional revenue by charging residents who don’t pick up after their furry friends. Find out how it works and how the largest DNA pet waste management company can not only offer an extra source of revenue for owners but also a solution to pet pollution across the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom.

    To get in touch with J email him at info@pooprints.com or check out the website www.pooprints.com

    • 15 min

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