The October 2021 Commercial Real Estate Investing Newsletter

Warning: Get Excited About Rv Park Investing – But Not Too Excited

The above announcement came out in a market research report that caters to large portfolio-type investors, bragging about the potential in the RV park industry.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 219 - Why My Predictions Come True So Often

I am a total skeptic and pessimist. And that adherence to the law of fear has paid huge dividends, as I have developed the ability to see failure ahead of the pack. But it’s not really that hard to make accurate predictions. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to discuss the clear signs of future success and failure and why it’s completely irrational to believe that you are smarter than the universe.

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RV Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 40 - Raising Capital For Down Payments

The old adage “it takes money to make money” is true in real estate as most properties require some form of down payment. And if you don’t have the needed funds, what can you do? In this RV Park Mastery podcast we’re going to review the methods of raising capital to buy RV properties from investors as well as lessons learned on the right and wrong way to approach this important topic.

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 38 - Why A Paper Trail Is Essential

A “paper trail” is not a paperboy’s route, but an essential part of running your storage facility. So how do you properly “paper” your property? That’s the topic of this Self-Storage University podcast. If you want to minimize potential litigation and its sources, then having a system to document all issues is essential.

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Billboard Mastery Podcast: Episode 34 - Opportunity All Around And Nobody Notices

Once you get the hang of spotting abandoned billboards, you can’t stop seeing them everywhere. I recently passed two of them within a hundred yards on the same highway. In this Billboard Mastery podcast we’re going to discuss what these opportunities are, how they work, and why there seem to be so many laying around in some markets.

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Okay Admit I Was Right

In 2014 I helped a Bloomberg reporter write a story on the mobile home park industry by answering their questions.

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Video From The Manager Of One Of Our RV Parks

One of the managers of our RV parks thought it would be fun to submit a video of her thoughts on the RV park industry and how it works. Here, for your review, is the video she sent us in unedited form. It’s a very interesting look at RV parks and what makes them work.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 218 - Tricks To Harness Time

It’s been said that time is our greatest asset as it’s finite and irreplaceable. However, most people do not use their time to its full capacity. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to review some practical methods to literally stretch your productive time which, in turn, gives you an important edge in building your mobile home park assets.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 217 - Kung Fu Negotiation Moves

The art of Kung Fu is in maneuvering your opponent’s momentum to achieve the desired result. And this holds true for smart mobile home park buyers, who have learned over the years some Kung Fu tactics of their own. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to review these strategies. All of these are win/win – as that’s the best way to buy mobile home parks – but are ingenious and highly effective.

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Preaching to the Quire: 5 Parks and a Day Job

In this event titled Preaching To The Quire, we hear story of Anthony Quire who owns and operates 5 mobile home parks what at the same time maintaining a full-time job as a teacher of special needs children. He accomplished all those mobile home park acquisitions despite the demands of a regular career and family. And it’s a really fascinating narrative on how the average investor can successfully juggle owning “trailer parks” while not missing a beat with their regular job.

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Billboard Mastery Podcast: Episode 33 - The Timeless Power of Old-Fashioned Co-op Programs

There’s a way for advertisers to often cut their advertising costs by 50% or more on your billboard. It’s an incredibly powerful program that too few advertisers take advantage of. In this Billboard Mastery podcast we’re going to review the concept of “cooperative” (also known as “co-op”) advertising, where the manufacturers of goods cover a portion of the ad cost. This tool can make your sign more affordable and renewal more compelling.

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Self Storage University Podcast: Episode 37 - Why It’s Ok To Think For Yourself

Every smug “expert” tells you the science behind investing, and makes out like they have all the answers. However, the truth is that nobody knows what’s better for you … than you. Since we are all the masters of our own destiny, isn’t it time you trust in your own decision-making over all others? That’s the topic of this Self-Storage University podcast in which we discuss why you are the best authority on your future and some tools to help build your confidence in making those tough decisions.

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RV Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 39 - Thoughts On Extending Your Season

The advent of winter causes some RV park owners to be sad and others happy – depending on whether your property is in the north or the south. But there are concepts out there that allow any RV park owner to extend their season and have revenue year-round. That’s the topic of this RV Park Mastery podcast. All of the concepts we’ll discuss are low-risk and time-proven – you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

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Sign of the Times: How Billboards Remain Ageless

Billboards are a unique part of American culture. And one of the reason for this are the timeless quality of an advertising form that is centuries old, dating back to the Egyptians.

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Store Your Wealth in a Self-Storage Facility

People keep money in gold, silver, stocks, bonds, CDs and many other alternatives. But one that many people do not think about are self-storage facilities – and yet these may be an excellent way to store your wealth in an unstable America.

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Vacation While You Work: Welcome to the RV Park Owners Lifestyle

The “Great Resignation” is a national trend based around the fact that more Americans than ever before are not returning to their jobs post-Covid.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 216 - Can Park Owners Live Off The Land?

America is in real trouble and the odds are extremely high that it will enter a new recession cycle in the near future. When all around you is in shambles, the only way to have confidence is to have a fail-safe back-up plan that works without depending on anyone or anything else. “Living off the land” is the expression for having the ability to fend for yourself without the help of any other group.

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Mobile Home Park Mastery Podcast: Episode 215 - In Times Of Uncertainty Focus On What You Can Control

It seems that America has gone insane. Nothing is on a solid footing, whether it’s the stock market, the single-family home market, the economy, the approach to public health – it’s all on the verge of collapse. In fact, most of the world economists predict a global recession within the next 18 months. In this Mobile Home Park Mastery podcast we’re going to review how you can take proactive steps to garner control over your future.

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