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Friday, June 26, 2020

PMAR Forms
Speaker 1:Sounds good. All right, so as you guys know, I took the PMAR class, it's about an hour and a half long, on the new forms. By new forms, I mean the changes to the old forms. There are some pretty significant changes, and then there are just, kind of, terminology changes. This is the samples of the new forms that are coming ou...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Mastering the BRRRR Strategy and Brewing Beer with AJ Shepard | The Real Estate Investing Club #6
In this episode I interview AJ Shepard, co-founder of Uptown Properties, a multi-faceted real-estate investment company based out of Portland, Oregon, focusing on the BRRR strategy with multi-family properties, as well as property management, construction and syndication... and if that's not enough, he runs a multi-state distribution ...

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Syndication
AJ Shepard: All right, so I'm sure you guys are a little bit familiar with syndication, but syndication is the pooling of investor's money together to buy a larger project. So this is how the syndication kind of formation is broken down a little bit. So when we're offering these to investors, we say that the partnership has go...

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Spring Cleaning Tips
Spring Cleaning Tips
First of all I want to say that I am here for any of my friends, family, clients, and neighbors that are facing hardships as a result of Covid-19. Please do not hesitate to reach out. I am happy to go on a grocery store run or simply chat with anyone that is just bored while in quarantine. Before tackling any of the following Spring clean...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Speaker 1:Yeah, so How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Just got finished with it last night. Kind of skimmed through the last couple chapters, but that's all right. I probably want to take away, I'm just going to go through the four parts. There are four parts to this book. Each part has multiple chapters wit...

Friday, May 22, 2020

Buyer and Seller Checklists
Speaker 1:Okay. Let me get this fired up here. All right, so today I'm talking about buyer and seller checklists or plans in sync. I just actually used one today, started one today on the house that I got under contract today. So I'll be able to tell you guys how it goes, but I built these out and feel free to use them. So to get ...

Monday, May 18, 2020

Owner Occupied Investment Properties
Speaker 1:[inaudible 00:00:01] Computer, present, here you go sir.Trent Werner:All right. Owner-occupied investments with myself. What is an owner-occupied investment? It's a property that you purchase, live in, and also use as a rental; whether it's single bedrooms or whatever it may be- [crosstalk 00:00:23] that can be a single-...

Monday, May 11, 2020

The Design Process
Speaker 1: All right. Getting back to it. We'll see if the first recording actually works. Probably not. All right. So I talked about the design process and how to formulate the idea, make sure it's mostly economical and make sure it makes sense to make sure you're adding value. And you guys generally as real estate agents, th...

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Deal Analysis
Hi, my name is Chris Shepard. I am one of the owners of Uptown Properties. I'm a licensed real estate broker and a property investor. One of the most important things about being an investor is looking at deals. Today, I'm going to share how I analyze a deal. You can find deals in a lot of different places. I like to look at the ...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Relief for Individuals: COVID-19
Speaker 1: Awesome. All right. Fantastic. Welcome to the Guide to the COVID-19 Financial Relief for Individuals pertaining mainly to real estate, especially real estate brokers, but we're going to cover a little bit. This is not a super, super deep dive, but this is a great starting place and a good place to start looking for and find...

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