• John Casmon

Going Big and Working with Partners with Tiffany Ward



Tiffany Ward is a new mother, cross-fitter, and real estate investor. She started investing in real estate by buying a foreclosure at the age of 23 in Richmond, VA. In 2019, she turned to multifamily investing and in her first apartment deal invested out of state and served as a Key Principal. Tiffany founded Utmost Capital and works with others to invest alongside her in apartments.


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[00:01 – 05:20] Opening Segment

  • Tiffany talks about her background.

  • Why she is pursuing real estate

  • How her parents being debt free affected her approach to real estate

[05:20 – 11:28] Why Real Estate?

  • What the first deal she did was like

  • How she overcame paying too much and other obstacles in her first deal

  • Lessons Tiffany took away from her first deal

  • Why you should definitely have a property manager

  • Why having operating reserves is crucial

  • How a mentor can accelerate your process exponentially

  • How thinking bigger allowed her to pivot to multifamily

[11:28 – 19:20] Covid Aftermath and Joint Venture

  • How Tiffany started seeing the effects that COVID had on her business later on

  • Joint Venture vs. Syndication

  • The key differences between a key principle and an operator.

  • How Tiffany got comfortable with the market.

  • Best practices to learn about an area to invest in.

[19:20 – 24:49] Bullseye Round

Apparent Failure:

Not trusting her gut

Digital Resource:

Canva

Most Recommended Book:

Unshakeable

Daily Habit:

Taking her dog to walks

Curious About:

How she can get her kid to bed at night

I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting:

The power of a partnership

Best Place to Grab a Bite in Richmond

Lilly Pearl

Contact Tiffany:

Reach out to Tiffany at utmostcapital@gmail.com

Tweetable Quotes:

“If people don’t know you, they are not going to be interested in investing in deals with you.” - Tiffany Ward

“Trust in your gut as it pertains.” - Tiffany Ward

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