BiggerPockets Podcast 126: From 0 to 400+ Units Through Value-Add Investing with Brian Murray
Building a real estate empire takes time, effort, and significant amounts of capital. However, as our guest today shares with us, it’s not beyond your reach! Learn how Brian Murray built a real estate portfolio to over 400 units using a variety of strategies and intelligent techniques. If you plan on building a large real estate portfolio in your future, this is a CAN’T MISS episode!
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In This Episode We Cover:
- How Brian got started with real estate
- Why he invested in commercial office space
- The techniques he used to get the place rented
- What exactly assuming the loan of the seller means
- A discussion about Capitalization Rates
- Value added investing
- How to use the 50% Rule with commercial properties
- The value of putting money back into the property
- How he manages his properties and his specific views on it
- How to find great deals
- Tips for real estate investors on getting started
- His biggest success and biggest mistake
- And SO much more!
Links from the Show
- #AskBP Podcast
- The One Thing You Need to Achieve Your Biggest Goals [#AskBP]
- BiggerPockets Podcast
- BiggerPockets Forums
- BiggerPockets Podcast show 100 with Josh Dorkin
- BiggerPockets LinkedIn Profile
- BiggerPockets Facebook
- BiggerPockets Twitter
Books Mentioned in this Show
- The Complete Guide to Buying and Selling Apartment Buildings by Steve Berges
- Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
- Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff and It’s All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson
- “You can’t expect anyone to treat your property as well as you do yourself.” (Tweet This!)
- “You’re gonna see far better returns if you invest yourself and your time into your properties.” (Tweet This!)
- “A lot of people they think that a property is not for sale, everything is for sale.” (Tweet This!)
- “Grit is living life like a marathon, not a sprint.” (Tweet This!)