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Discovering what you’re capable of — with Meir Fried, Co-Founder and CEO of Lightwater Capital
We hosted Meir Fried, Co-founder and CEO of Lightwater Capital, for The Deal Makers podcast. Meir shared his secret for going from $2 million to $20 million deals and his view on the current state of the market.
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The value of education in real estate, with Brian Briscoe
Brian talked with us about how his love of teaching and real estate manifests in his work for "The Tribe of Titans," his unique career journey, and the current state of the real estate market.
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Listener favorites: The Deal Makers’ top episodes of season 1
In The Deal Makers S1, Agora talked real estate strategies, tips, and lessons with industry top players Brian Briscoe, Levi Benkert, Joel Fine, and more.
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Changing your mindset to fuel growth with Jorge Abreu
We set down for a talk with Jorge Abreu, CEO of Elevate Investment Group for a talk about his career journey and how he made the jump from single-family to multi-family properties.
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Building Wealth and Community with Kim Wendland, Co-Founder and Real Estate Asset Manager at Quattro Capital
Most people get into real estate to make money. But wealth isn't the only thing you can build in this business. In fact, it may not even be the most important thing… We recently sat down with Kim Wendland for an episode of The Deal Makers podcast.
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Growing an Industrial Real Estate Business With Levi Benkert, Founder of Harbor Capital
While many investors focus exclusively on residential real estate, industrial real estate can be incredibly rewarding. And many industry veterans — like Levi Benkert, Founder and CEO of Harbor Capital — have jumped into the industrial real estate waters with both feet. In this article, we'll share Levi's tips for growing an industrial real estate business, as well as our own insights into the process. Let's dive in!
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2008 and 2022: overcoming failure and facing strenuous markets by Joe Blackbourn
Working as a syndicator is an incredibly fulfilling career path for many; you’re constantly learning, connecting with diverse groups of people and helping them meet their needs, and networking with others who can continuously help you to grow. But sometimes, uncontrollable external factors in the economy can lead to potential losses and stressful times in the real estate industry.
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The steps to success for a syndicator – Insights from Joel Fine
There are many key components to consider when investing in real estate, whether you’re a real estate entrepreneur or a seasoned syndicator. Joel Fine, managing partner at Lakeline Properties shared his insights about his pivot from software engineering in Silicon Valley to becoming a full time real estate investor, syndicator, and land developer.
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