STARTING A REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT FIRM
What 20 Successful Real Estate Operators Wish They Knew When Starting Their Firm
Learn how to avoid the pitfalls that derail most aspiring real estate operators and get your first deal done!
Here are some of my first-hand insights on what it takes to successfully start and grow an entrepreneurial real estate investment firm
Real Estate professionals are above all else, entrepreneurs.
Starting a real estate company is hard, especially during a hot market, and the challenges extend well beyond raising capital or doing your first deal.
Many lessons can be learned from other entrepreneurs in the midst of growing their company. Here’s what we’ve learned over 4 years of running Atlas Real Estate Partners.
Deal Sourcing / Underwriting
So you decided do go off on your own? Now how do you source deals? Luckily, I’ve got the secret to sourcing deals. Additionally, here’s how entrepreneurial operators efficiently source and screen deals and here are 3 real-world examples of deals that I’ve sourced.
One of the skills any good real estate investor possesses is the ability to quickly determine which deals and worth exploring and which are a waste of time. Here’s a 5-minute deal screening checklist that I use when evaluating new deals.
Raising Money / Investor Relations
Here’s how you can organically attract potential investors, build trust with your investors, and efficiently raise capital for private deals. You can also learn best practices from other groups such as Origin Investments who have raised over $10M in a single week (part II here) directly from HNW investors online.
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Growing Your Company
You took the leap, started your own firm, raised some capital, and got your first few deals under your belt. Now what? Here
I love sharing the stories of real estate entrepreneurs. Their passion and determination is inspirational and I’m lucky to be able to provide a forum for them to tell their stories.
See all investor spotlights here.
Here are a few of my favorites: