The February 2021 Commercial Real Estate Investing Newsletter

Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 185 - Why Hot Mobile Home Park Markets May Appear Cold To Outsiders

We all know the media’s idea of what the “hot” markets are in America – but what about for mobile home park owners? Our list is very different and for good reasons. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast, we’re going to discuss the very real issue of what makes a market “hot” for mobile home parks as opposed to everything from travel to business start-ups.

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RV Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 21 - Options For Greater Income Stability

With the demand for RV parks so strong, many owners are taking advantage of the unparalleled demand to create new streams of income – some of which offer superior stability. In this RV Park Mastery podcast we’re going to explore the best of these ideas and how any RV park owner can create a strong stream of income with some creative methods to harness the demand for all-things RV.

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 19 - Should You Use An Online Auction On Unpaid Units?

One of the unique benefits of self-storage investing is the superior collections method: the ability to auction off the contents of unpaid units. Shows such as Storage Wars are based on this concept, and an entire industry has sprung forth from the auction of unpaid units. However, there are some new options out there to potentially replace old-fashioned on-site auctions, and the #1 variant are on-line auctions

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Billboard Mastery Podcast: Episode 17 - Permits, Permits, Permits

What makes billboards valuable is the limited supply allowed under the Highway Beautification Act of 1965. This Act disrupted the balance between supply and demand, which gives sign owners the upper hand in maintaining high occupancy and rents. It also means that you don’t have to worry about excessive competition ruining your sign’s value.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 184 - Top Tips On Filling Lots

We’ve been filling lots with good paying customers for over two decades, and there are some tricks of the trade we’ve learned along the way. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast, we’re going to review some of the top tips we’ve found that make gaining occupancy possible at levels you may have not yet experienced. If you want to increase your park’s revenue, then this podcast may give you some new ideas.

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Case Study: Midwestern Mobile Home Park

At the end of the day, the only thing that matters with income properties is just that: money. So that being the case, we prepared the above video to demonstrate the methods and potential of a mobile home park we own in the Midwest.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 183 - Observations On The Top And Bottom Ten States For Park Supply

There are around 44,000 mobile home parks in the U.S., but their placement is not uniform. Instead of a standard 880 parks in each of 50 states, the actual range varies from 5,176 in Texas to -0- in Hawaii. But what is there to be learned from this disbursement? In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to review the lessons learned from studying the top and bottom ten states for park supply.

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RV Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 20 - Should You Self-Manage?

One of the attractions to buying an RV park – for many owners – is to “self-manage” the property. But is this the right choice for you? In this episode of the RV Park Mastery podcast, we’re going to explore what it’s like to self-manage an RV park and some of the issues that should be considered in making that decision.

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Billboard Mastery Podcast: Episode 16 - Tips On Sign Construction Materials

Steel monopole, steel I-beam or wooden telephone pole – which is the best for your billboard deal? In this Billboard Mastery podcast we’re going to review some important tips on each of these materials and help you identify the correct construction materials based on your goals and budget. As you’ll learn, all billboard structures are not created equal – and that’s a good thing so that you can meet your goals.

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 18 - Building A Successful Deal Funnel

The best way to find a winning self-storage facility to buy is by looking at a large volume of deals. But how do you accomplish that? In this episode of the Self-Storage University podcast we’re going to go through the action steps necessary to build a strong deal funnel. With volume the key to success, this podcast is devoted to helping you build champion-level numbers of potential properties to buy.

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A Tour of The GamaSonic GS-100 in 3 Minutes

They say a picture tells a thousand words, so we decided to shoot this short video to demonstrate the attributes of the GamaSonic GS-100 that make us repeat customers. The first part of the video is in the daytime, which shows how the GS-100 brings a little extra “class” to any mobile home park or other property. The second part of the video is shot at night to demonstrate the ambient light these fixtures provide as well as, again, the “upscale” feel they add to your mobile home park.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 182 - Why The "Salescope" Report Is A Powerful Tool

Our sales were up 50% this year, and a big part of that is a strict adherence to the “Salescope” report. In this episode of the Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast, we’re going to review what this report is, why it helps get homes occupied, and how it can spotlight management flaws in your operating system. If you want to break records in occupancy, you need this report in your toolbox.

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Case Study: Midwestern Property - Bought & Sold for a $2 Million Profit

It’s one thing to talk about the potential paper profit from a property and an entirely different one to actually have bought it, run it, sold it and received the cashier’s check from the title company. In this video we discuss the true story of a park in the Midwest and how we found it, turned it around, and increased the value by over $2 million.

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