Today on the show we are joined by Feras Moussa from Disrupt Equity to talk about his experiences in real estate and the lessons he has learned about syndication. We discuss deals of different sizes and why the price is not always the determining factor of a deal. Feras breaks down the work that goes into an acquisition and the whole process from start to finish.
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Feras breaks down the work that goes into an acquisition and the whole process from start to finish. He makes sure to underline the importance of broker relationships and maintaining these on an ongoing basis for a steady supply of successful work. He also gets into hiring an analyst and how the growth of his company required this to happen. The conversation then turns to systematization and documentation; Feras is a big believer in the collection and retention of data for future deals! We also talk about buying criteria, negotiations and more, so make sure to tune in!
Key Points From This Episode:
- An introduction to Fera and more about his history in the real estate game.
- Looking at different size deals why smaller deals are still worth it for Feras.
- Acquisitions for Feras and Disrupt Equity; building rapport with the brokers early on.
- How Feras hired an in-house analyst and the right time to do this.
- The rest of the acquisition process for the company and systems of communications.
- Documenting the process, systematizing your work and collecting data!
- Negotiating for what is really necessary and letting everything else go.
- Feras’ buying criteria currently and how it has changed over time.
- The first of syndication deals and why Feras thinks this is the most challenging.
- How to get in contact and learn more from Feras!
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About Feras Moussa
Feras is an entrepreneur at heart with a tech background. Feras graduated from the University of Texas with a Computer Science degree, and worked at Microsoft straight from college. Feras later quit Microsoft to ‘bring tech to industries that lack it’, where he later found his passion for real estate. Feras quickly built a portfolio of rentals, completing 9 closings in his first 12 months. After having seen the results of rentals, Feras later decided to scale up into apartment complexes, where he met Ben and started Disrupt Equity, a company focused on multi-family acquisition and investments for investors, and in doing so, help leverage his strengths in tech to better identify quality investments for investors. Feras has helped raise millions of dollars for multifamily syndication.
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