• Mar 26, 2020
    By JC Castillo
    This week we talk with Bill Smith of ELB Consulting about how you can maximize depreciation tax benefits at your apartment property and keep more money in your pocket. Bill helps real estate investors and developers reduce their tax burden through the use of cost segregation studies.
  • Mar 19, 2020
    By JC Castillo
    This week we talk with Jeremy Roll, Founder and President of the Roll Investment Group about the top things you must do before investing in a real estate syndication. Why listen to Jeremy? For the last 18+ years, he's passively invested in more than 100 real estate syndications.
  • Mar 12, 2020
    By JC Castillo
    Many real estate investors struggle to go from an individual contributor to the owner of an investment company. This week we talk with Ivan Barratt of Barratt Asset Management about how he successfully built a $300M AUM real estate syndication company from the ground up by hiring amazing talent and getting out of their way.
  • Mar 5, 2020
    By JC Castillo
    This week we talk with Brad Perry about how he successfully retired from a 30-year career as a microprocessor engineer by creating multiple passive income streams in real estate syndications.
  • Feb 27, 2020
    By JC Castillo
    As part of a two episode series from last week, we talk with Lane Beene, owner of Pilot Properties and Spencer Burton, creator of the popular commercial real estate financial modeling website - Adventures in CRE - about how to quickly size a loan on an apartment property using free downloadable analysis tools.
  • Feb 21, 2020
    By JC Castillo
    Learning how to quickly analyze a deal can save you hundreds of hours underwriting properties that just won't work. Today we talk with Lane Beene, owner of Pilot Properties and Spencer Burton about how to quickly perform financial feasibility on an apartment property in 3 easy steps.
  • Jan 16, 2020
    By JC Castillo
    Proper tax planning can save you big money over the lifecycle of your real estate project. Today we talk with Brandon Hall, owner of the Real Estate CPA company about how to use the tax code to your advantage when making property improvements.
  • Jan 9, 2020
    By JC Castillo
    Ever considered selling your apartment property to a developer? In today’s episode we talk with Will Jarnagin and Michael Ware of Berkadia Real Estate Advisors in Dallas about when it makes sense and how to sell your property to a developer.
  • Dec 26, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Austin and Nashville are two of the hottest destinations for young millennials. So which one is better for apartment investors? Today we talk with Alex Tkac and Sam Tenenbaum about which market offers a better investment outlook for apartments - Austin or Nashville?
  • Dec 17, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Hiring the right management company for your apartment property is make or break to executing your business plan. This week we talk with Ryan Wehner, Founder and Owner of Wehner Multifamily about the most important steps you need to take in choosing the right operations partner.
  • Dec 5, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Rising rents without wage growth is bad news for landlords. This week we talk with Paul Hendershot, Director of Market Analytics for Costar, about how Dallas Fort Worth continues to be a very affordable place for renters and why that’s good for investors.
  • Nov 21, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Housing affordability has reached crisis levels across the nation. Are you prepared for the potential impacts to your rental real estate? This week we talk with Nat Kunes, Senior Vice President of AppFolio Investment Management, about rent control and other market trends to look out for in 2020.
  • Nov 14, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    If you’re in a partnership that is selling a property and not all the partners want to 1031 Exchange, what can you do? This week we talk with Craig Brown about how you can 1031 Exchange to defer your taxes when selling a property even when your partners want to cash out.
  • Nov 7, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    If you like putting tax free money in your pocket, this is the ONE thing you must have in your rental real estate tool kit. This week we talk with Yonah Weiss about how to unlock the benefits of Bonus Depreciation by performing a Cost Segregation Study.
  • Oct 31, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    If you like saving taxes and you invest in real estate, here's the one game changing update you need to know about. Today we talk with Brandon Hall, owner of The Real Estate CPA firm about how to use 'bonus depreciation' to eliminate your taxes.
  • Oct 23, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    In order to maintain a bulletproof track record with your multifamily lender, you've got to learn how to think like one. Today we talk with Michael Becker of SPI Advisory on some costly mistakes to avoid when financing your property.
  • Oct 17, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Is your multifamily portfolio prepared for a hiccup in the economy? Watch this episode to learn (4) simple strategies to protect your hard earned money from being exposed to a bad apartment investment at this point in the economic cycle.
  • Oct 9, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Are you raising money the right way in a syndication? Today we talk with Mauricio Rauld, Founder and CEO of Premier Law Group and a licensed attorney specializing in securities law about the top 5 things you must remember when raising money for a syndication.
  • Sep 19, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Dallas Fort Worth and Atlanta are two of the hottest apartment markets in the nation. Today we talk with David Kahn, Managing Analyst for Costar Market Analytics in a segment we call - Battle of the Major Metros: Dallas Fort Worth versus Atlanta. Who's on top on who's not.
  • Sep 18, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    MPG principals JC Castillo, Edith Bohorquez and Michael Cagle hosted over 40 members of the local multifamily investment community with a private tour of our recently repositioned Aroya Apartments in Dallas, Texas.
  • Sep 13, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    FHFA made a huge announcement on Sep 13 that will impact nearly 50% of all US multifamily loans moving forward. Watch this episode to learn more about the $200B update for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and what it means for your next apartment project.
  • Aug 27, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    RealPage Chief Economist Greg Willett is one of the most quoted Apartment Economists in the nation and apartment bankers, developers and investors all listen when he talks. We interviewed Greg to discuss the state of todays apartment market.
  • Aug 23, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Multifamily Property Group (MPG) recently completed a major reposition of Aroya Apartments. Check out this drone video of the post-renovated property.
  • Aug 6, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Working hard to find your next multifamily acquisition but coming up short? Learn how to make your broker's life easy during the offer and purchase process and the deals will start finding you.
  • Jul 31, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Ever thought about using your qualified retirement funds to invest in real estate? In today's episode, we talk with Chris Orr of PENSCO Trust Company about how you can use a Self-Directed IRA to buy multifamily real estate with your retirement funds.
  • Jul 16, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    5, 4, 3, 2, 1...want to know where the nation's best apartment investment markets are located? Watch this video blog to find out which markets made the cut.
  • Jul 10, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Winning an apartment deal in today's market is harder than ever. Looking for some surefire ways to increase your chances? In this episode, we cover the top 4 ways to win a deal in a seller's market.
  • Jun 30, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Check out this post-reposition drone tour of West Wind Apartments for an insiders look at the finished product. West Wind is a 160 unit class B property and is MPG's 12th value-add multifamily acquisition in Dallas Fort Worth.
  • Jun 12, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Thinking of making a passive investment in a multifamily project but not sure if it's a good deal? In today's episode, we show you the major functions of a real estate syndication and how to quickly identify exactly who is responsible for successful execution.
  • Jun 5, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Trying to decide on the best financing strategy for your apartment property? We talked to a commercial lending expert on best strategies to minimize yield maintenance prepayment penalties.
  • May 22, 2019
    By JC Castillo
    Are you prepared for rising material costs in the multifamily industry? With escalating US-China tariff wars, we brought in a multifamily supply chain expert to talk about the cost impacts to apartment owners.