#366: Investment Strategies, Specializing, and so much more! -with Michael Episcope

12.06.2021 - By Real Estate Investing for Cash Flow with Kevin Bupp

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Michael is a principal at Origin Investments, a private real estate investment firm that operates more than 5,000 multi-family units in 14 cities, across 8 states.   Michael brings 25 years of investment and risk management experience to the company and believes that calculated risk-taking in inefficient markets is the key to building wealth. After a 16 year trading career, Michael retired from trading in late 2005.   In 2007, Michael and business partner founded Origin Investments. In the 14 years since, Origin has executed more than $2.3 billion in real estate transactions, with an average equity multiple of 2.4x, and has never produced a realized loss for any of their 1,400 investment partners.      Quote: “We always say at our company: you only need to get rich once…we are really good risk managers, and our job is to make sure, number one, that we don’t lose money and number 2 is that we position ourselves in a way, make really good choices, put ourselves in good assets, and let the upside take care of itself.” Highlights: 03:05 - Michael tells listeners how he got started in real estate. 10:45 - Michael discusses being disciplined at Origin’s inception during the 2008 recession. 14:40 - Michael describes asset classes Origin has explored. 17:20 - Michael explains strategy and how Origin acts as an LP. 23:22 - Michael provides insight into the markets they love and those they’re avoiding. 27:47 - Michael touches on retention strategies. 34:07 - Michael answers Kevin’s golden nugget question and what he should have done differently. Guest Website: https://origininvestments.com/ Recommended Resources:  Check out our company and our investment opportunity by visiting www.SunriseCapitalInvestors.com  Self Directed IRA Investment Opportunity –  Click Here To Learn More About How You Can Invest With Us Through Your SDIRA  Accredited Investors  Click Here  to learn more about partnering with me and my team on Mobile Home Park deals!  Grab a free copy of my latest book “The 21 Biggest Mistakes Investors Make When Purchasing their First Mobile Home Park…and how to avoid them MobileHomeParkAcademy.com  Schedule your free 30 minute "no obligation" call directly with Kevin by clicking this link https://www.timetrade.com/book/KV2D2  

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