BiggerPockets Podcast 004: Commercial Real Estate Investing With Frank Gallinelli
Commercial real estate is a powerful way to build and sustain wealth – yet is often feared or misunderstood by real estate investors. Luckily, on today’s podcast, we are excited to have a man who’s professional life is dedicated to teaching investors the ins and outs of commercial real estate investing, Frank Gallinelli. Frank is a best selling author, business owner, and real estate professor who definitely knows his stuff.
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This interview contains some powerful key metrics, data, and tools you’ll need if you ever plan on investing in anything more than a single family home. This interview, like all of our BiggerPockets Podcasts, is full of real-world, actionable content without all the hype.
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In This Week’s Podcast We’ll Explore:
- Why investors shouldn’t necessarily start with residential.
- When “Location, Location, Location” isn’t the most important.
- How to use “cap rates” with commercial properties.
- What a Triple Net Lease is and why it matters.
- How to use partners to finance investment properties.
- Lowering your tax assessment by challenging an assessor.
- Why chasing the “hot market” isn’t the way to build wealth.
- Why every commercial property is for sale
Links from the Show
- Frank’s LinkedIn Account
- Frank’s BiggerPockets Profile
- RealData.com BiggerPockets Company Profile
- BiggerPockets Summit
- “When choosing your real estate path, there’s not a “right” answer – but a “best answer” for each person” Tweet This!
- “You don’t buy an income property cause it’s pretty; you buy it because it makes money.” Tweet This!
- “There are no absolutes in anything – especially real estate.” Tweet This!
- “As a real estate investor, become an expert in your local area.” Tweet This!
- “Know the vocabulary of your business.” Tweet This!
- “There is no substitute for Due Diligence.” Tweet This!
Books Mentioned in the Podcast
- The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis
- Mastering Real Estate Investment: Examples, Metrics And Case Studies by Frank Gallinelli
- What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Cash Flow… And 36 Other Key Financial Measures by Frank Gallinelli
- Insider Secrets to Financing Your Real Estate Investments: What Every Real Estate Investor Needs to Know About Finding and Financing Your Next Deal by Frank Gallinelli
- 10 Commandments for Real Estate Investors by Frank Gallinelli – Download It Free!
Frank Gallinelli is a best selling author and the President of RealData Inc, a software firm serving real estate investors and developers since 1982. Frank’s company is designed to help income-property investors analyze investment properties, structure partnerships, and produce presentations to buyers, sellers, lenders and equity partners.
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