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WS92: How to Buy Right, Finance Right and Manage Right Your Syndication Deal with Jake Stenziano

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In this episode, Whitney interviews Jake Stenziano, Principal, Rand Partners LLC and co-host of the popular multifamily podcast, Wheelbarrow Profits. Jake reveals how buying, financing and managing your syndication deal the RIGHT way can maximize ROI’s and grow your investment portfolio.

Should you opt for a blended and flexible strategy while syndicating deals? What kind of debt should you use to finance your real estate projects? You will also learn how an in house management team allow Jake & Gino, LLC to bid aggressively and still turn around a profit. Tune in to learn some great Tips and Tricks for industry’s best (literally)!

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:28 – Whitney introduces Jake to listeners
  • 01:22 – Jake shares how his sales background has helped him immensely
  • 03:35 – A large investor base and strategic financing has allowed Jake & Gino to grow their portfolio to 1,000 units
  • 05:14 – How a blended and flexible strategy with a mix of in house financing and syndication can allow you to maximize profits and grow your real estate portfolio
  • 06:40 – How to sharpen your sales skills
  • 09:00 – How can inexperienced investors crack their first syndication deal?
  • 10:40 – Jake recounts how he managed to crack a difficult 132 unit deal in Kentucky
  • 14:47 – Deal structure and expected IRR on the 132 unit deal
  • 15:40 – How long are Jake & Gino planning on hold onto the 132 unit deal?
  • 16:06 – Jake reveals how he is planning on unlocking value on his recent acquisition
  • 17:30 – What kind of debt does Jake use to finance his projects?
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  • 19:43 – Jake share his mantra – buy right, finance right, manage right
  • 22:13 – How to educate yourself to learn the ropes of the syndication business
  • 23:00 – Jake points out that real estate is the domain of long term investors
  • 24:47 – Did Jake find any aspect of the syndication business really challenging?
  • 26:44 – What is the #1 thing that has contributed to Jake’s success?
  • 28:18 – What is the #1 thing that is Jake doing to grow his business to the next level?
  • 29:01 – Jake shares his contact information
  • 29:24 – Jake reveals some interesting details of their upcoming conference in October 2019
  • 29:58 – Schedule a call with Whitney now!
  • [spp-timestamp time=”30:14″] – A Special Thanks to our sponsor, Life Bridge Capital

In this episode, you will learn

  1. Why a blended financing strategy is critical for maximizing profits in syndication
  2. How to buy right, finance right and manage right
  3. Why real estate investing is the domain of long term investors
  4. How to educate yourself and learn the ropes of the syndication business


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