Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart are the founders of Adventurous Real Estate Investors. They specialize in a different sort of ROI “Return on impact” Through real estate investing they create a measurable impact with the residents they serve, and they also host the “Adventures of a Real Estate Investor Podcast”, and a monthly meetup for investors overseas, who are looking to invest in the US.
We spoke to Suzy and Michael about how they leveraged the pandemic and used the virtual environment to grow their network, their first deal and how they grew their real estate business in the US, all the way from the UK. LISTEN HERE:
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[00:01 – 03:02] Opening Segment
Suzy talks about her and Michael’s background.
How they started investing.
She talks about what led them to invest overseas.
[03:02 – 12:15] Leveraging The Pandemic
How starting a mini book club, bigger pockets and networking online helped them during the pandemic.
How they started investing in Oklahoma.
The importance of having an experienced partner.
How Covid has made investing from a distance a lot easier.
[12:15 – 31:05] The Credibility Package
The importance of being consistent and engaging with your content.
How they came to realize that family and friends weren’t the ones that will be investing with them.
How they raised $1,600,000 on their first deal.
The importance of following up.
The reason why they do pre due diligence.
Some of the biggest lessons they learned from their podcast and creating their platform.
What you can do to win over brokers for your first deal.
Suzy talks about their e-book and what sparked them to write it.
[31:05 – 37:35] Round of Insights
Getting a certified rent roll in their first deal.
Most Recommended Book:
#1 Insight for Investing
Be aggressive with your actions and passive with the outcome.
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Stem & Glory
Contact Suzy and Michael:
To learn more and download the e-book go to Suzy and Michael’s website.
“You can be a lead from anywhere, you can raise capital from anywhere, you can asset manage from anywhere.” - Suzy Sevier
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