The Commercial Investing Show

Jason Hartman talks with Gino Barbaro, co-founder of Jake & Gino, about his investing journey to over 1,000 units owned. Gino and Jason discuss the ways you can increase the revenue of your multi-family units while reducing vacancy. Gino exited the rate race in March 2016 and wants to help as many people as he can to never go back.

Key Takeaways:

[1:56] Gino's investing journey

[4:45] How hard is managing your properties

[8:49] It's harder to increase the income from a single family home as opposed to a commercial property

[13:58] How Gino has increased revenues on his apartment complexes

[19:45] An explanation of Surety Bonds

[22:41] Offering storage facilities at your property can help retain tenants

[24:43] Pet rent needs to become standard practice


Direct download: CI_176_Gino_Barbaro.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52pm EDT

Jason Hartman talks with Dr Dan Handford, founder of Multifamily Investor Nation and host of Tough Decisions Network for Entrepreneurs podcast, about his journey from doctor to real estate professional. Jason and Dan delve into the shortage of apartment construction that's prevalent around our country, as well as best practices for raising money if you're trying to be a syndicator.

Key Takeaways:

[2:21] How Dan came to be a multifamily real estate investor

[4:58] In 2019 the United States is facing a shortage of apartments

[8:47] How Dan generally structures his deals

[14:48] Some best practices for raising money

[18:54] Why multifamily?


Direct download: CI_175_Dan_Handford.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:15pm EDT