Anderson Business Advisors Podcast
Passive Real Estate Investing and Single-Family Properties
Jun 9, 2020 · 31 min
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When it comes to investing in single-family homes, it's about the market and understanding the location. Does it have what you want—cash flow, appreciation, or a combination of the two? Today, Clint Coons of Anderson Business Advisors talks to Marco Santarelli about passive real estate investing and single-family properties. Marco is the founder and CEO of Norada Real Estate Investments, a nationwide provider of turnkey cash-flow investment properties. Also, he’s the author of Passive Real Estate Investing and host of the Passive Real Estate Investing Podcast. Marco is on a mission to create wealth and passive income by giving people a path to financial freedom with real estate.  



  • Why did Marco become an out-of-state real estate investor? Competition and high prices forced him out of his market. Investing in markets miles away made more sense.
  • Why invest in only red or blue states? As far as returns go, a lot of that has to do with property or state taxes, or unintended consequences of policies from politicians.
  • How many new investors are going to be interested in investing in that market in the future? None. In California, they’re intentionally trying to destroy the rental market.
  • What’s Marco’s criteria when finding properties? It's not always and only about the property. When investing, take a macro view of things.
  • What are Marco’s Rules of Successful Real Estate Investing? No. 6 is to take a top-down approach. Select real estate markets that align with your investment goals. 
  • With real estate, are there enough opportunities? The United States has more than 400 major metropolitan statistical areas and large regions.
  • Is all real estate local? There's truth in that. Some even think all real estate is not just local, but hyper-local.
  • What are the ABCs of ‘hot’ markets, right now? Atlanta, Baltimore, Carlton, and Dallas. When it comes to making investments, it’s all market data-driven. 
  • Can Marco’s business actually source properties for people? Yes, that's one of the many value-added services. People and properties make his business work.
  • What criteria does Marco consider? What’s his process for helping investors? Everything always starts with a strategy session. It's free and takes 15 minutes to an hour, depending on the level of complexity and questions asked.
  • Why is Marco not a fan of the one-stop-shop concept? There are different resources available to investors, including lenders, property managers, title companies, home inspectors, appraisers, asset protection attorneys, CPAs, and tax advisers. 


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