• John Casmon

How to Attract Major Money for Real Estate with Rob Beardsley


Rob Beardsley founded Lone Star Capital in early 2018, a multifamily investment firm focused on acquiring and operating workforce housing throughout Texas and the Southeast. Since then, Rob has been involved in over $100MM of multifamily acquisitions and published the number one book on multifamily underwriting, The Definitive Guide to Underwriting Multifamily Acquisitions. He has written over 50 articles and hosts the Capital Spotlight podcast. We talked to Rob about mastering the underwriting process, the ins and outs of institutional capital, and how you should approach it. LISTEN HERE:

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[00:01 – 03:20] Opening Segment

  • Rob talks about his background.

  • How multifamily attracted him to get started;

[04:13 – 09:30] Underwriting

  • How he met his partner;

  • The importance of understanding what you are looking for when partnering up;

  • What pushed Rob to master the underwriting deals;

  • He talks about his book “The Definitive Guide to Underwriting Multifamily Acquisitions”;

[09:30– 28:32] Institutional Capital 101

  • Gives and takes of institutional capital;

  • Retail investing Vs Institutional investing;

  • How you can build a network of institutional investors;

  • How to build a relationship with a private equity group or an institutional fund;

  • He talks about his first deal with an institutional investor

  • The downsides of institutional capital;

  • He talks about the LSCNY Summit

[28:32 – 35:00] Round of Insights

Apparent Failure:

His first capital raise.

Digital Resource:

All In Podcast

Most Recommended Book:

Getting More

Daily Habit:

Journaling

#1 Insight for Investing:

You need to have a thesis beyond just the numbers.

Best Place to Grab a Bite in New York:

Kuuramen

Contact Rob:

To learn more go to robbeardsley.me or lscre.com. To find out more about the LSC NY Summit click here.

Tweetable Quotes:

“You can do a deal together and if it doesn’t work out amazingly - no hard feelings. You don’t ever have to do a deal together.” - Rob Beardsley

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