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Today our guest, Kevin Amolsch, shares his real estate journey as an investor and private money lender. He learned early on how to buy properties with owner-type financing. He became successful by making phone calls to motivated sellers, people in foreclosure, or landlords going through evictions. He developed a structure to help these people solve their payment problems and profit from it. And what started as just a desire to make money became a passion for helping and supporting charities and kids.
Also, in this episode, you’ll learn the strengths and weaknesses of investing in residential and commercial real estate, syndications, and private funds. But the best way to choose where to invest your hard-earned money is to know which offer fits your risk tolerance, personality and investment criteria. Listen now and enjoy the show!
Key Points from This Episode
- A brief background on Kevin and how he got into real estate.
- How Kevin made money in real estate by helping people.
- The problems Kevin encountered with his very first tenant.
- Kevin’s transition from residential to commercial real estate.
- The pros and cons of investing in syndications.
- What is the role of SEC?
- The difference between accredited and non-accredited investors.
- How to qualify as an accredited investor.
- What is the average minimum investment in a public fund?
- The strengths and weaknesses of investing in residential and commercial real estate.
- Kevin’s thoughts and predictions on the residential and commercial real estate market and his advice for new investors.
“It’s your ‘why.’ Why are you listening to this podcast? Why are you interested in investing in real estate? It’s got to be bigger than you.” [00:08:58]
“If failure is part of it, you have to trip up, you have to make mistakes or you’re not going to be successful.” [00:09:47]
“I think investing in Main Street over Wall Street is going to produce far better results.” [00:36:22]
About Kevin Amolsch
Kevin Amolsch is a successful real estate investor and private money lender. He earned his degree in Finance after serving four years in the US Army. After college, Kevin spent two years working with Wall Street as a Mortgage Bond Analyst before leaving to work in real estate financing for investors full time. He and his companies have closed on over 2,400 transactions as a buyer, seller or private money lender. He has spent 2 decades as a real estate investor and 16 years in real estate lending. He is the author of The 45-Day Investor, a frequent speaker, and has been quoted in The Las Vegas Review Journal, The Denver Post, Yahoo Real Estate, Denver Business Journal, and Forbes.
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