#354: Leveraging Technology, establishing rapport, and so much more! -with Mike Sowers

11.08.2021 - By Real Estate Investing for Cash Flow with Kevin Bupp

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Mike Sowers is a commercial real estate investment expert commercial real estate expert. As the Founder and CEO of Commercial Investors Group, he leads the acquisition of a variety of assets and closes on value-add real estate deals in Minneapolis. Commercial Investors Group’s core business is repositioning commercial real estate assets across the country.  In addition to his real estate endeavors, Mike is the author of the #1 Amazon bestselling book "Commercial Real Estate Investing: A Step-By-Step Guide To Finding & Funding Your First Deal" and host of the "CREative Commercial Real Estate Podcast"  Quote: “…There are true real estate operations and then there are properties where it's kinda like there’s a business embedded in the real-estate operation.” “I never got into niches that required me to move from being a landlord into being a business owner.” “I think the key here is looking at it and figuring out: how am I capitalizing on it instead of letting it create fear within me… So, how do I take the data and the understanding of what’s happening in the market and use it to my advantage?” Highlights: 01:42 - Mike tells listeners more about the Commercial Investors Group and how he got into real estate. 07:24 - Mike discusses Commercial Investors Group’s first value-add property. 11:17 - Mike tells us about public databases for MLS. 20:36 - Mike describes finding the necessary expertise in pivoting to a different type of deal. 24:00  - Mike about having a niche and how COVID has shifted his interest in suburban real estate. 27:52 -  Mike speaks about COVID’s impact on his opportunities and marketplace. 30:35 - Mike talks about how his company creates opportunities. 33:33 - Mike discusses the importance of banking relationships in the industry. Guest Website: https://www.commercialinvestorsgroup.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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