Learning a New Market with Tamar Mar, Episode 70

Tamar Mar loves the familial spirit and energy that comes with startups and small businesses. For nearly 20 years, she’s helped grow small businesses into multi-million dollar companies. Readied with her success helping others in business, she launched her own firm. Tamar started Marota Group, a real estate syndication company that focuses on multifamily and commercial properties. Expectedly, her business has been taking off well - acquiring 4 apartment complexes in less than 18 months. She’s full of energy and knowledge, hosting her own podcast titled, Investing for Life and speaking often at various events. On today’s show, she shares about getting started, finding hot submarkets near larg

Investing in Apartments: Pros and Cons

Investing in apartments is attractive, especially for high-income earners seeking tax relief, but there are drawbacks to consider.

Scaling through Mentors and Partners with Scott Bower, Episode 69

Corporate America was not the route for Scott Bower. After a scary accident as a teen, he began detailing cars and launched his own car detailing company at the age of 17. His first business venture led him to his first mentor who offered him an internship and a job after college. However, he left that job and started his real estate career as a realtor, before developing a thriving wholesaling business and now apartment investing. Today, Scott is the founder of HBSB Holdings and hosts the #INVESTTHIS podcast, interviewing experienced and successful investors. On this episode, he shares his entrepreneurial journey, how he turns experiences into profits, an overview of the Phoenix market, an

Pros of Mobile Home Park and Self-Storage Investing with Hunter Thompson, Episode 68

Eager to make it as an investor, Hunter Thompson was up for any vehicle that has risk-adjusted returns with predictable income and results. After the European Debt Crisis, which caused great volatility in the US stock market, it became apparent to him that real estate is the key. Hence, he became a full-time real estate investor. Hunter started by pooling funds from family and friends and to date, he has raised $20 million in private capital. He is the host of the Cash Flow Connections Podcast, which helps investors with the intricacies of commercial real estate. Today, he shares how to grow an investor database, nurturing leads, choosing operators and the pros of mobile home parks and self-

Passive Income Investing with Lane Kawaoka, Episode 67

Lane Kawaoka was focused on the American Dream, getting his degree, landing a high-paying job and buying a home. However, once he crossed those off of his list, he found himself with an empty house as his job required him to travel often. It was at this point that he decided to become a landlord and earn passive income. He continued to acquire properties, focusing primarily on single-family homes before expanding to mobile home parks and multifamily syndication. On this episode, Lane explains Cashflow Investing vs. Appreciation investing, why he chooses to be a passive investor, what to look for in a market and asset diversification. Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or Spotify Key

How to Get Started in Note Investing with Bob Berland, Episode 66

More often than not, we wear many hats in our lifetime, but only a few can say that they have worn the hats of an Olympian, coach, entrepreneur, and investor, but one person who can is Bob Berland. In the 1984 Olympic Games, Bob brought home a silver medal, which remains the highest finish of an American in Judo history. He brought home another bronze medal in 2004 Olympic Games, as the team coach. Today, he is the 3rd generation president of his family's printing business, but he is also a note investor, a less common investment vehicle. Backed with 10 years of note buying experience, he willingly shares his thoughts and approach to note investing and how others can get started with this pa