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It started as a conversation between friends and exploded into a thriving real estate investment business.
Jake and Gino, both experts in multifamily real estate investing have achieved, by hands-on doing, the sort of financial freedom they've always wanted & seemed out of reach. Interested in multifamily strategies, syndication, increasing cash flow or just some good old fashion “make it happen” attitude? Then this show is for you!
556 Episodes
Michael Gerber challenges Jake & Gino to get out of every business they are in. Check out what they believe! In this episode, Jake and Gino talk with Michael E. Gerber. Michael is the author of the NY Times mega-bestseller, for two consecutive decades, "The E-Myth Revisited" and nine other worldwide best-selling E-Myth books pertaining to small business entrepreneurship, leadership, and management. Inc. Magazine calls him “the World’s #1 Small Business Guru” — the entrepreneurial and small business thought leader who has impacted the lives of millions of small business owners and hundreds of thousands of companies worldwide for over 40 years. The key takeaways include the following: Create systems and processes to scale up your business. The importance of creating a franchisable business is that you won’t be forced to stay in it forever. Everyone who goes into business has to play the role of three people: the Entrepreneur, the Manager, and the Technician. It is not how you feel about it, it is how you think about it. Learn more about Michael E. Gerber: Learn more about Jake & Gino: Apply for limited time, complimentary multifamily investing training: Apply for Mentorship:
Mike Taravella interviews Amy Tiemann of TM1 Properties.   Key Information:   What to look for in a property manager: Established systems and processes Ability to capture leads Usage of virtual tours   2 Tips for Investing Know who you are investing with. Know the market you are investing in.   Buy in a strong market and let the market do the work.             Pro Tip “Know, like, and trust your sponsor”   Contact Information:   To register to invest with us: Rand CRE's Facebook: Rand CRE's Linkedin: Rand CRE's Instagram:
In this episode of Movers & Shakers Josh & Gino interview Nate Gottesman. Topics touched on include:   How having a Growth Mindset has helped propel Nate to success. How to deal with a difficult seller The importance of having the right network Getting attractive financing for your deal   Nate’s Bio:   Nate is the founding member of MRGO Capital Group. He works for a fortune 200 professional services firm providing risk advisory and transactional services to the fortune 500 and other multinational firms. He earned dual BBA degrees in Finance and Risk Management & Insurance from the University of South Carolina. Nate began his real estate investment journey in 2018 purchasing student housing and currently owns 22 units. In addition, he is the host of a real estate podcast. In his spare time, Nate enjoys golfing and other outdoor activities. Nate resides in Atlanta, GA.
Scaling any business is about figuring out the ‘how’ part.  On this episode, Jake and Gino talk with Rich Danby. Rich is a full-time real estate investor, and the founder of Rich Ottawa Investments. He is the winner of the “Joint Venture Partner of the Year” award in 2015 by the Real Estate Investment Network and “Top Player Award” in 2014 and 2015 by the Real Estate Investment Network. The key takeaways include the following: Failure is the best teacher. In order to get into any industry, including real estate, first think about the problems you can solve. Focus on solutions. Don’t chase money, chase opportunities. Don’t look at mentorship as an expense. Look at it as an investment. It can help avoid costly mistakes, learn faster and shape up a better life. Learn more about Rich Danby: Learn more about Jake & Gino: Apply for limited time, complimentary multifamily investing training: Apply for Mentorship:
Key Information:   Institutions moving to Miami: JP Morgan Chase Blackstone Goldman Sachs   High-growth sub-markets: Hollywood, Florida   As a result of being confined between the everglades and the Atlantic, Miami is expected run of land to expand into in the next three years.   Brightline Train (Orlando to Miami):             Will change travel time from 4 hours to 45 minutes.   Pro Tip “Know what your goal is as an investor”   Contact Information:       Instagram: Andy Moyssidis     To register to invest with us: Rand CRE's Facebook: Rand CRE's Linkedin: Rand CRE's Instagram:  
Jim and Francesca are from Westchester County, NY. where they live with their two beautiful children. Francesca has been a school teacher for 22 years.  Jim has been working with the Westchester Teamsters in the heavy construction industry for 23 years.  They have been investing in real estate since 2002. They both realized the power of real estate after purchasing their first home, rehabbing and leveraging it to acquire their first investment property. Jim and Francesca are currently partnered in 75 units and actively looking to acquire properties in the southeast. Their goal is to educate and help others learn how they can create passive income through real estate investing. They enjoy spending time with family,  traveling, the beach, and lending a helping hand.   In this episode, Jim & Francesca share with the listeners how their relationship has grown and thrived for the past twenty two years. They both credit their communication and trust as two reasons that have allowed them to grow and to continue on their journey of personal development.   They also made it clear that it takes work and effort to have an amazing marriage. They both share a couple of tips on how to raise responsible and empowering children who can make tough decisions as they enter adulthood.   Jim & Francesca can be reached at
Multifamily Mastery, one of the most highly-anticipated events in the Multifamily Investing space, scheduled to be held on Oct 23-24, 2021 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida.  In this episode, Jake & Gino share a quick round-up of Money Mixer, a live event attended by more than 150 members of the Wheelbarrow Profits community. Moreover, Jake & Gino announce the launch of Multifamily Mastery 4, thus opening up the doors of opportunity for those who wish to take their lives to the next level.  Why You Need To Attend This Event? Network with the Jake & Gino Community. Bring your deals and your questions. Meet your next partner or investor. Meet our vendors and our team members. Learn from professionals who are crushing it in the industry. Surround yourself with like-minded investors. Create life-long friendships and relationships Learn from speakers who are all leaders in the industry. Get the tickets to Multifamily Mastery 4, with early bird offer now: General admission: VIP: Learn more about Jake & Gino Events: Apply for limited time, complimentary multifamily investing training:
Will Coleman and Mike Taravella interview Pat Cosgrove of Marcus and Millichap. . Key Information:   Things Brokers Look For: 15-20 day due diligence period No financing contingency Reference letters from previous sellers and lenders Previous real estate transactions   Find out what the sellers needs are and craft your offer based off that need.   How to get over lack of experience: Partner with someone who has experience Meet the broker in person Be transparent and honest about your situation   Pro Tip “Always be transparent”   Contact Information:      LinkedIn – Pat Cosgrove   Cell - (615) 973-5373   To register to invest with us: Rand CRE's Facebook: Rand CRE's Linkedin: Rand CRE's Instagram:
If you really want to build wealth through proven frameworks and systems, this podcast is for you.   On this episode, Jake and Gino talk with Ken Van Liew. Kenneth J. Van Liew, P.E., is a world-renowned authority on Real Estate investment and development and has completed more than $1.35 billion in development in New York City. The key takeaways from the Podcast include the following: Investing doesn’t need to be complicated. All you need is focus, clarity, education and action. If you don’t have the money to invest, you can organize other people’s money, work hard and make it work. Helping others would lift you up. Be the go-giver. If you can believe it, you can do it. Open up your mind for the opportunities. There are three questions you need to ask yourself if you want to raise funds for a deal. Learn about questions in the podcast.   Learn more about Ken Van Liew: Learn more about Jake & Gino: Apply for limited time, complimentary apartment investing training: Apply for Mentorship:
Will Coleman and Mike Taravella interview Peter Pratti of Oliver Smith Realty & Development Company. . Key Information:   Benefits Mobile Home Parks Less management required Tenants own and maintain rented space Less moveouts therefore less turnover   As affordable housing options continue to be in short supply, mobile home parks continue to grow as an attractive asset class for investors.   How to establish legitimacy with brokers: Highlight your experience and previous purchases Partner with someone with experience and high net worth Discuss your financial backing   Pro Tip “Stay focused on one thing and you will eventually succeed”   Contact Information:             Cell: 865) 850-0679   To register to invest with us: Rand CRE's Facebook: Rand CRE's Linkedin: Rand CRE's Instagram:  
Since 1994, Rick has been CEO of MCA, an investment holding company which has made more than 100 investments. Rick married Melissa back in 2006 and they have four children ages 12, 10, 8, and 6.  Their commitment to themselves and their family is one that we should all aspire to.   Rick & Melissa’s  message is simple, yet very difficult for most families to execute upon. Simplicity and rhythms are two keys that they credit for their family success. What does he mean by that?   Their goal as parents is to raise a god fearing, independent child who can enter the world and take full responsibility for their actions. Rick was envisioning married and family life even before he was married. He took responsibility for who he married, and for how him and his wife chose to raise their family. Together, Rick & Melissa created a family place mat that contains their family's core values, mission statement and other important virtues that they follow on a routine basis.   The couple share with the listeners the decisions that will lead to an amazing family life, and how to raise happy and independent children.   To create your own family place mat, visit Family Place Mat.
Persistence and commitment is key to achieving results in apartment investing and in life.   In this episode, Jake and Gino talk with Maureen Miles, founder - 4M Capital, owning and managing nearly 2400 apartments. Here are some of the key takeaways from the Podcast: It is always good to learn more and more, but taking massive action is imperative to realize your goals. Don’t take shortcuts though. Networking is key to success in apartment investing. It can be done through participation in events, social media or any platform where you expect to meet like-minded people. Have a strong ‘Why’. Paint the picture with your other half. Your spouse should understand the benefits of time and financial freedom. Find the right partners and associates. No deal is better than a bad deal. Trust your instincts but verify. Learn more about Maureen’s initiatives: Learn more about Apartment Investing Education: Check out our complimentary Apartment Investing training program: Apply for Mentorship:
Will Coleman discusses what closing costs are included in a loan closing. Key Information:     3 Types of Costs Day One upfront costs Origination Fees Miscellaneous costs   Day One Costs Appraisal Phase 1 Environmental Physical Inspection Underwriting fees Third Party Legal   Ordination Fee Generally a 1% of loan amount   Miscellaneous Fees Title Search / Insurance Escrow fees Borrowers legal costs Survey     Contact Information:      To register to invest with us: Rand CRE's Facebook: Rand CRE's Linkedin: Rand CRE's Instagram:
In this episode of Movers & Shakers Josh & Gino interview Jarod & Dayne Conley. Topics touched on include:   Why persisting in the face of adversity is key to success The two ways to learn this business. The importance of having a good partner   Jarod & Dayne’s Bio   Jarod & Dayne grew up in the small town of Crestline, OH. Jarod is a dermatologist and has spent the past four years in Operations for a large, multi-specialty medical group. Dayne resides in Columbus where he has launched multiple successful businesses including multiple physical therapy clinics, a thriving home care agency and a lecture circuit.   Jarod & Dayne partnered in 2018 to form Aspen Realty Group. Dayne operates as the CEO and is in charge of creating new real estate opportunities and partnerships with other real estate professionals. Jarod focuses on running Operations for Aspen Realty Group.​
“If you want to change your circumstances, make a difference and live a happier life, cultivate a growth mindset.” On this episode, Jake and Gino talk with Eduardo Briceño. Briceño is a frequent keynote speaker at leading conferences and facilitates workshops at in-house convenings for professionals and executives. His two TEDx talks, "The power of belief" and "How to get better at the things you care about," have each been viewed more than three million times. The key takeaways from the Podcast include the following: Cultivate a growth mindset. Keep learning. Don’t rest on your laurels and keep moving ahead. Fixed mindset prevents us from moving past the status quo. Growth mindset seeks ways to get better. Fixed mindset tends to make excuses and focuses on external factors that can’t be controlled, on the other hand, growth mindset looks for ways to improve and grow. Growth mindset takes on challenges. Strike a balance between learning and performance. Learn more about Eduardo Briceño:   Learn more about Jake & Gino: Apply for limited time, complimentary apartment investing training: Apply for Mentorship:
Will Coleman interviews Jeremy Roll of Roll Investment Group. Key Information:   Inverted Yield Curve: A graphical representation of a situation in which long-term debt instruments have lower yields than short term debt. (Considered to be a predictor of economic recessions)   Potential Bubbles Bitcoin Tesla Multi-family   Collections have been stable but have started to dip for multi-family. This has likely been due to the subsidized rent occurring since the beginning of June 2020.     Expert Pro Tip: “We are in a bubble, be cautious”   Contact Information:             Email:   To register to invest with us: Rand CRE's Facebook: Rand CRE's Linkedin: Rand CRE's Instagram:  
In this week’s show, Julia and Gino are joined by Matt Bizzarro.  Matthew Bizzarro is an award-winning broker and owner of The Bizzarro Agency, the newly elected REBNY Upper Manhattan Residential Brokerage Committee Co-Chair, real estate coach and a father of four. He has lived in Upper Manhattan for over 20 years and has two passions: real estate and community service. His passion for real estate is obvious, and thanks to the #SupportUptown Initiative, so now is Matt’s capacity for kindness and caring. When not working, he enjoys spending time with family. Matt's a traveler, whenever an adventurous opportunity presents itself (Yes, the kids come too!)   Matt has been able to incorporate his core values and mission statement into his real estate business to create an amazing company that serves home buyers in the NYC market. Julia asks Matt questions on why he selected real estate, and how to become a successful real estate agent. Julia also discusses how growing and prospering in business is very similar to growing and creating an amazing family.   Learn how to scale a real estate company, while serving your employees and your customers and striving towards your passion and your soul purpose.   To learn more about Matt and his company, visit The Bizzarro Agency
Multifamily Investing For Doctors with Dr. Tom Burns Do you feel trapped or wish you had more control over your life? In this episode, Jake and Gino talk with Dr. Tom Burns, Principal, Co-founder - Presario Ventures. He is an orthopedic surgeon in Austin, Texas and is a physician for the United States Ski Team. Dr. Burns has over 20 years of real estate experience, involving acquisition, development, and management of multifamily property, student housing, land, manufactured housing and office projects. He is the author of Why Doctors Don’t Get Rich, a personal finance book for professionals. Here are some of the key takeaways from the Podcast: Most doctors are financially well-off, however, they hardly have time freedom. Doctors need to be happy and not burned out when practising their passion to serve people. Real estate investing is one of the most potential ways for doctors and healthcare professionals to keep it productive, joyful and financially rewarding at the same time. Real estate investing should be done with the guidance of an experienced mentor. This way you would avoid costly investing mistakes. Investing education always help, but you need to take action too. Surround yourself with like-minded people. Network with people who have done it in the past and who can help you with their real life experience. Don’t just work hard for money, make your money work hard for you. Learn more about Apartment Investing Education: Learn more about Dr. Tom Burns initiatives: Check out our complimentary Apartment Investing training program: Apply for Mentorship:
Mike Taravella and Will Coleman interview Jake Marmulstein of Groundbreaker. Key Information:   What is Groundbreaker? A full-service software used to automate real estate fundraising, portfolio reporting, and investor relations.   Keys to Investor Relations Transparency Reporting Communication   Uses for Groundbreaker Administrative work Deal Analysis Due Diligence Deal Presentations     Expert Pro Tip: “Spend time underwriting and analyzing many deals before executing on your first deal”   Contact Information:             LinkedIn – Jake Marmulstein   To register to invest with us: Rand CRE's Facebook: Rand CRE's Linkedin: Rand CRE's Instagram:
Life is too short to spend time living someone else's dream.     In this episode, Jake and Gino talk with Taggart Birge. With more than twenty years of commercial real estate experience, Tag has had significant success working within the multifamily real estate industry. As CEO of Birge & Held, a multifamily investment, management and construction company, Tag is a proven expert in this industry. Over the past 13 years, Birge &Held has remained focused on workforce housing and currently has $1.5B in projects under management and has acquired over 15,000 units throughout the central United States. Here are some of the key takeaways from the Podcast: Seize the opportunities presented by the market cycles. If you are wired for entrepreneurship, real estate industry presents tremendous opportunities. You can’t outgrow your operations, you have to grow a culture. Don’t get tripped up by micro management and small details when looking at the opportunities. Think like a leader and look at the big picture. Learn more about Kent’s initiatives: Learn more about Apartment Investing Education: Check out our complimentary Apartment Investing training program: Apply for Mentorship:
Comments (6)

Jake F

Just lost a lot of respect for Gerber. What a douche.

May 7th

Adam Lacey

great content that covers successful mindset as well as multifamily real estate

Oct 9th

Seth Sines

Such great content that covers every detail of multi family real estate, motivation to balance with home life. Great stuff! Keep it up!

Sep 3rd

Brody James Oakes

expenses creep. that's me right now. OUCH

Aug 23rd

James Bryant

This was a great episode. He is doing a lot of value ad d on the front end, returning investors money in 24-36 months, and keeping 80-90% equity. He pays out a fixed interest rate to investors 30 days after receipt of the funds. Cashes everyone out over He pays back the initial investment and gives the investors a 10-20% on going equity stake.

Jan 3rd


Interesting, relevant content, every week. I never miss one!

Dec 27th
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