Upgrading the RV campgrounds Industry

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Increasing the value of your property takes strategic planning and decision making. There are so many options to choose from in the RV Campground industry in particular, such as adding adding internet access for guests, amenities for children and pets, and generally adding that “wow” factor that separates you from your competitors. The possibilities are endless and can be both daunting and time consuming. 

In this episode, we discuss ways to minimize the time spent in the planning stage of your project, and ultimately maximizing your properties potential. 

 

“We believe this is a hospitality business, whether you’re long term or short term. We always go above and beyond to provide our customers with the highest quality of living.” – Dylan Marma

 

We hope you enjoy this mini-series. We will cover: 

-The industry as a whole
-Similarsites to the self-storage industry
-How to invest in the management of the property
-Scouting and planning the first steps for success
-Answer any questions you may have, be sure to send us a message or leave a comment.
+ Much more!

 

Explore our topics on adding value to your RV campgrounds!

  • 0:00 – Operators and Allocators intro
  • 03:00 – Different ways to add value to your RV park
  • 05:40 – Driving value to the customers
  • 09:12 – Site booking and details for short or long term stays
  • 12:00 – Evaluating and prospecting RV campground sites

Our Socials

 

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Different Types of RV Campgrounds with Dylan Marma and Troy Trecroce

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Let’s focus on the elephant in the room and by saying that I mean the many faces of the RV campgrounds asset class. When you first look into adding an RV campground property into your portfolio it seems like a straightforward process. You just sign a deal and let it work for you. That is one way of doing it but you want to make sure you make the most of your investment. Today we break down the different types of campgrounds you can operate and how to pick the best option for you. We don’t leave you with just the basics, we give our golden nuggets to success. 

 

We hope you enjoy this mini-series. We will cover 

-The industry as a whole
-Similarsites to the self-storage industry
-How to invest in the management of the property
-Scouting and planning the first steps for success
-Answer any questions you may have, be sure to send us a message or leave a comment.
+ Much more!

 

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 02:004 – The four types of Campgrounds
  • 056:5002 – Explaining short term RV campgrounds
  • 07:59 – Occupancy in the RV space
  • 11:305  – EGI, A very important metric (effective gross income)

Our Socials

 

Website(s)

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RV Campground Investing for Beginners Mini-series

With so much going on in today’s market, it is hard to keep up with trends and all of the need to know business models. Today we decided to do a mini series on one of the most talked about asset classes in the current climate, RV parks and campgrounds. RV parks have been around for a long time but recently with how the world has changed it has become a focal point in most if not everyone’s portfolio. Myself and my co-host deep dive in all aspects of the RV campgrounds space answering questions and giving personal input. 

We hope you enjoy this mini-series. We will cover 

-The industry as a whole
-Similarsites to the self-storage industry
-How to invest in the management of the property
-Scouting and planning the first steps for success
-Answer any questions you may have, be sure to send us a message or leave a comment.
+ Much more!

 

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 02:40 – Dylan’s background
  • 04:40 – Troy’s background 
  • 08:35 – Cap rates in the RV space
  • 12:33 – Big investors on Multifamily vs RV parks
  • 14:00 – Maturity of the RV campground space
  • 16:32 – Questions about industry growth in 2022

 

Our Socials

 

RV Campground Investing for Beginners Mini-series (?)

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MHP Market Navigation with Ryan Groene

Ryan graduated from The Farmer School of Business at Miami University(OH) in 2012 with a B.S. in Finance. During his academic career, Ryan played 4 years of collegiate baseball.After graduation, he worked in the Finance industry prior to getting into the mobile home park industry full time.Currently, his portfolio has grown to over 8 parks, spreading across 400 lots across the Midwest and Southeast.

Ryan also serves as the Director of Operations for Buckeye Communities where he oversees the operations of over 500 lots spread across 8 parks in Ohio and Michigan.

2022 has shifted the way many real estate assets operate and you need to stay in the loop or you could potentially miss out on a great opportunity. Our guest this week knows a thing or two about staying on the top of trends within the space. We welcome Ryan Groene, who primarily deals in the RV park space. He talks about how the evolution of mobile home parks has caught the eye of the investor in recent years, especially in this changing economic and social climate.  Many savvy investors see this space creating gains equal to the stock market. No one would pass up a deal that has low risk and a high reward. Believe me we also want to know more about it!

 

A little bit about our guest, 

 

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 01:35 – Ryan’s start
  • 12 20 – Browsing criteria for RV parks
  • 16:06 – Biggest risk in MHC or RV Parks
  • 20:00 – Companies trading RV parks like stocks
  • 26:45 – Unpopular opinion within today’s market

 

Ryan Groene’s socials

 

Website(s)

https://www.citysidecap.com/

LinkedIn

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-groene-22b40472/ 

 

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MHP Investing with Ryan Narus

We dive back into the mobile home park space but this time with Ryan Narus. Ryan definitely has strict criteria when it comes to investing into properties. He gives us a detailed list of do’s & don’t to always keep in mind and lays out the business plan and operations strategies he utilizes both in his day to day operations as well as when finding new deals. He also touches on what he views a great entrepreneur as, what drives him, and what he is passionate about. All these things together are what gets Ryan up every morning and what fuels him to perform at his best.

A little bit about our guest, 

Ryan graduated from Wake Forest University in 2009 with a major in Psychology and in 2016 with an MBA, concentrating in Operations and Business Analytics Statistics. Ryan started his career in sales and quickly became an award-winning salesman, selling nearly 900 cars in just under 4 years. He then authored a book sharing how to use Psychology to negotiate the best price at a car dealership. 

After achieving his MBA, Ryan joined Wells Fargo as a part of their leadership development program. Since 2015, Ryan has participated in over $30,000,000 of transactions/1800 units while driving millions of equity creation by his systems based approach. Currently, Ryan focuses on locating new opportunities and stabilizing the portfolio.

 

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 02:40 – Ryan’s career shift
  • 07:43 – Finding your comfort zone
  • 12:03 – What opened your eyes to MHP
  • 16:12 – Overcoming your first deal
  • 20:47 – What systems do you use to manage
  • 27:07 – What is your management setup
  • 39:13 – Ryan’s biggest business risk

 

Ryan Narus’s socials

 

Website

http://www.archimedesgrp.com/

Podcast

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/plateau-busting-strategies/id1365784637?i=1000504053911 

 

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Raising Capital with a Broker-Dealer with Timothy Lyons

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The deal is everything when it comes to real estate, it can set you up for failure or total success. Your first steps need to be done correctly and fully thought out, doing it that way will minimize any obstacles that could arise. Today our guest Timothy Lyons, gives us a crash course on how to raise capital while complying with the FCC. He also touches upon making co-investors feel secure with their funding. Tim speaks on the wrong way to raise capital and what risks could be incurred and the right way like using a broker-dealer which will benefit everyone involved in the project. At the end of the day, we are here to grow and share our knowledge, that is the gift that keeps on giving.

A little bit about our guest, 

Tim is a 15 year veteran of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) and currently serves as a lieutenant in the borough of Queens. Until recently, he also worked part-time as an emergency room RN at a level 1 trauma center. He brings years of real world management and leadership experience to his real estate investment career. He also started Cityside Capital with the goal of not only growing his own portfolio but also to help others realize the power that real estate investing can have on creating passive income and building wealth.

 

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 01:44 – Tim’s start
  • 14:40 – What is a broker-dealer
  • 18:58 – Vetting on sponsored deals
  • 25:00 – Painful learning lesson
  • 27:47 – Three and ten year vision

 

Timothy Lyons’s socials

 

Website(s)

https://www.citysidecap.com/

LinkedIn

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-lyons-cityside-capital 

 

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Investing In Canadian Real Estate with James Knull

What is the secret to a successful real estate investment career? Knowledge, Experience, Being Studious, and Taking Calculated Risks. Our guest James Knull knows a lot about these steps because creating a successful portfolio and presence in Canada or anywhere for that matter isn’t easy. James and Dylan talk about James’ first exposure to real estate in college which allowed him to build his financial foundation. They then discuss investing in yourself to create upside potential which ends up helping many investors create capital. Listen as James imparts information to us that will increase our chances in this real estate world. He wants you to be passionate, leader driven and ultimately live by his “Live Well” motto. 

 

A little bit about our guest, 

James Knull has been a Realtor for 13 years and has over 17 years of experience in Real Estate investing with over 250 investment properties. He is a passionate and experienced leader who mentors other investors. He takes his role as leader of the Mogul team seriously. His mentality, “Live Well”, truly radiates from the team to the community. He strives to inspire everyone to make Real Estate the vehicle that drives them to success. (you can add anything you need here, this was copied from his bio on his website)

 

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 01:50 – James’s start
  • 05:30 – Branching out from the college market
  • 15:00 – Expanding his portfolio 
  • 18:30 – Growing his business
  • 28:50 – Views & differences in the Canadian market

 

James Knull’s socials

 

Website(s)

https://www.mogulrg.com/

 

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Benefiting Residents & Investors with Todd Sulzinger

Mobile home parks are beginning to become an all-star topic on this podcast and we love it! Behind every all-star park is an all-star owner / operator. Today we had the chance to sit down and discuss all things MHC with Todd Sulzinger as well as other huge topics like syndication and market climates.Todd gives us his story on how he moved from a 401k job to owning mobile home parks and becoming the CEO of Blue Elm Investments. 

 

Todd talks with us about growth of today’s market, the competitiveness of deals that are on the table. He shares with us the inner workings of Blue Elm Investments and how it equally benefits residents and investors. In this podcast we talk with Todd in order to understand new fundamentals and execute better. Listen close, this episode will help new and experienced owners, operators or passive investors make the right decisions. 

 

A little bit about our guest, 

Todd is the CEO of Blue Elm Investments, a private equity real estate firm based in San Francisco. Todd is a former Silicon Valley finance executive turned real estate investor, currently with a heavy focus on mobile home parks. Blue Elm stabilizes neglected, underperforming mobile home parks to increase the availability of safe, clean, and affordable housing for their residents, while offering their investors a strategic way to diversify their portfolios. Todd is the co-author of Success Habits of Super Achievers, a #1 Amazon bestseller with tips and inspiring stories to accelerate your success. 

 

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 01:38 – Todd Start
  • 05:06 – Todd’s change to syndication
  • 10:15 – The climate of today’s market
  • 19:50 – Competitiveness of deals
  • 26:45 – Testing & evaluating the market
  • 32:35 – Painful lesson you will learn from
  • 36:26 – Todd’s advice to investors

 

Todd Sulzinger’s socials

 

Website(s)

https://www.blueelminvestments.com

Email

todd@blueelminvestments.com

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30+ Limited Partner Investments with Sam Silverman

Passive investing as limited partners is one thing qualified individuals can benefit from to help grow your capital. Some think it is as easy as just throwing money at the best sounding deal without doing the due diligence and hoping it will pay off. Sam Silverman is a real estate investor, CEO of Silverman Capital, and the top pick of investors in Tampa looking to learn how to passively invest the correct way. Sam and Dylan break down those “too good to be true deals” and compare them to the deals that might not look so great on the surface but pack hidden gems. We also pick Sam’s brain about active investments and the best asset class to work with when it comes to beginner investors.

A little bit about our guest, 

Sam has 7 years in tech sales under his belt and has been a investing his active capital in real estate as a limited partner for 3 years. As a (LP) limited partner he was able to close a boasting 30 deals and even started his own company Silverman Capital. His company focuses on showing investors how to grow wealth through real estate. Creating various projects with investors all across the United States. Enabling them to grow their wealth through various deals.

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 01:45 – Sam’s start
  • 08:44 – Starting point for new investors
  • 23:03 – Learning lessons Sam
  • 33:44 – Be mindful of investors
  • 40:48 – good communication is key
  • 47:27 – Power Vetting questions
  • 56:15 – Sams unpopular opinion

 

Logan D. Freeman’s socials

 

Website(s)

https://silvermancapital.co/

 

Email

Sam@Silvermancapital.co

 

 

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Strategic Scaling CRE with Logan Freeman

Acquiring multiple asset classes can be beneficial even outside of profits, it could sharpen your knowledge and network. Logan D Freeman, is the man that likes to know the ins and outs of everything dealing from multifamily to commercial. We get to pick his brain to see his tips to making the best of every business endeavor. We cover office space, retail properties, multifamily and various commercial properties. Get those notepads out, we have a lot to cover!

A little bit about our guest, 

Logan Freeman is a commercial real estate agent, developer, investor and capital raiser. He represents buyers and sellers of multifamily and commercial properties. He sources cash flowing properties for investors through creativity, networking, and work-ethic which has developed into a proven strategy to win. 

In 2019 He completed over $35M worth of acquisitions and helped over 10 out of state

investors actively purchase commercial real estate investments. In 2020, he doubled that and in 2021 him and his team completed over $90M in CRE transactions

Take a look at some of the topics in this interview

  • 00:00 – Intro
  • 02:40 – Logan’s start
  • 11:11 – Natural born leader or taught?
  • 15:00 – First time starting blindspots
  • 31:55 – Key things to know  when looking at Investments
  • 34:20 – Office space or Retail?
  • 37:49 – 10 year business plan

 

Logan D. Freeman’s socials

 

Website(s)

https://ftwinvestmentsllc.com/logan-freeman/ 

https://www.livefreeinvestments.com/

Linked In

https://www.linkedin.com/in/livefreeinvestments 

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