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Multifamily Housing Trends and Investing with Neal Bawa #DDRE6

Lots has changed since Neal Bawa with Grocapitus and Multifamilyu sold his technology company and got into real estate investing. From the family pariah to the most popular data geek at the party. Learn the data-driven approach he uses to identify cities and neighborhoods as well as the assets. Neal shares how he grew from buying single-family rentals that no one would touch during the Great Recession to managing 2,000 commercial units nationwide.

Neal Bawa is CEO / Founder at Grocapitus, a commercial real estate investment company. Neal sources, negotiates and acquires Commercial properties across the U.S., for nearly 500 investors. Current portfolio over 2000 units. Neal also serves as CEO at MultifamilyU, an apartment investing education company.You can even catch his work on uDemy.

  • Tech exit to real estate, how did that transaction take place? Why the move?
  • What did you bring from the tech world into your work in real estate?
  • Why commercial?
  • Mad Scientist of commercial real estate?
  • What does data-driven mean to you? Why is it so important in this asset class?
  • How do you go about selecting your markets? Key metrics. What’s most important?
  • How do you go about selecting cities?
  • Job mix important?
  • Weather
  • What makes a great city?
  • Selecting neighborhoods?
  • How do you select Assets?
  • Any trends in commercial you really like?
  • Mixed us?
  • Walkable
  • Smart tech
  • What are the trends you see in the next five years?
  • How has Coronavirus impacted commercial? Trends you’re seeing in different markets?
  • How do you manage from afar?
  • Are consumers becoming more demanding?
  • What mistakes to newbies make?
  • Opportunity Zones still a great opportunity? Have they worked out how you expected?
  • Udemy and education – why that journey?
  • Love to teach? Why?
  • Who helps you stay data driven? Sites? Books?
  • Automation in business. You’re a tech guy, let’s talk systems.
  • If you had to start all over again, where would you begin?

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