263: College Dropout to Owning 900+ Units with Bruce Petersen
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Many people have dreams of owning large multifamily properties—but fail to get beyond small deals. Not today’s guest! Today, we sit down with Bruce Petersen, an investor from the Austin, TX area who started with a 48-unit syndication deal and hasn’t looked back! Bruce has some incredible stories and lessons from his time in the business, so if you ever plan to buy an apartment complex, this is one episode you need to pay close attention to!

In This Episode We Cover:

  • Bruce’s background
  • What a syndicator does
  • Why he started out with a 48-unit deal
  • Why it’s easier to handle a property with more units
  • The “deal triangle
  • Tips for hosting a meet-up
  • The class system of properties
  • When to upgrade a unit
  • What exactly a preferred return is
  • How syndicating really works
  • How he included his daughters in the deal
  • How he finds deals
  • And SO much more!

Links from the Show

Books Mentioned in this Show

Fire Round Questions

Tweetable Topics:

  • “Don’t ever pay off a piece of real estate ever. Not even your personal residence.” (Tweet This!)
  • “I’ve always syndicated everything.” (Tweet This!)

Connect with Bruce

  • Bruce’s BiggerPockets Profile
  • Bruce’s Website
  • Bruce’s Email

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