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WS20: How to Prepare a Fallback Plan That Can Prevent Your Syndication Business from Going Under with Scott Lewis


In this episode, Whitney interviews Scott Lewis, CEO of Spartan Investment group, LLC. Scott shares the importance of cultivating rigid system and processes – which shall instill in you the confidence to take on high ROI and audacious deals. What are the various benefits of working on bigger projects? And, as a syndicator, what should be your resort if you financiers back out at the last minute? How do you prepare a fallback option that keeps your business going in such moments of crisis? For all this and much more, tune in now to our latest show!

Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:28 – Whitney introduces Scott to listeners
  • 02:14 – Scott started out working as a manual labor in high school
  • 03:16 – Scott ventures into the house flipping business and ends up earning a ROI 145% on one of his first investments
  • 05:48 – Why did Scott transition from house flipping to the syndication business? What are the benefits of going after bigger deals?
  • 09:07 – Which deal is Scott currently working on? Scott shares why his current deal is the craziest one that he has ever worked on
  • 11:02 – Streamlined processes will give you the confidence to take up audacious deals
  • 12:05 – Scott gives a peek into how he conducts due diligence
  • 12:43 – How did Scott implement such rigid processes
  • 14:50 – Learn how Scott faced an incredibly difficult time raising finance for his last syndication deal
  • 16:44 – What did Scott do when his lender pulled out at the last minute?
  • 20:11 – How conservative projects has helped Scott generate handsome returns for his investors
  • 21:43 – Teamwork and backing your employees to the hilt can help your business
  • 22:30 – How did Scott convince new investors
  • 24:28 – What is the #1 thing that you can to improve your business?
  • 26:25 – Scott shares his contact information
  • [spp-timestamp time=”26:43″] – Share, Subscribe and Review the Real Estate Syndication Podcast
  • [spp-timestamp time=”26:54″] – A special thanks to our sponsor, Life Bridge Capital

In this episode, you will learn:

  1. The various benefits of going after bigger deals
  2. How to streamline processes and systems for audacious deals
  3. The importance of having a fallback option – particularly with regards to raising finance for syndication deals


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