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How Multifamily Real Estate Investing Can Create Sustainable Wealth: Insights from Hugh Jones

July 06, 20232 min read

How Multifamily Real Estate Investing Can Create Sustainable Wealth: Insights from Hugh Jones

Hey there, Ross B. Williams here! In a recent episode of the Modern Profits Podcast, I sat down with Hugh Jones, a pro at multifamily real estate investing. I'm here to share the insights from our conversation and to show you how you can use multifamily real estate to create your own sustainable wealth.

Identifying Opportunities in Multifamily Real Estate

The first thing Hugh shared was the huge potential in multifamily real estate. This niche is often overlooked by investors who focus on single-family homes. However, multifamily real estate offers three significant revenue streams: acquisition fees, cash flow from tenants, and equity on resale. How cool is that?

The Power of Leverage

What's even cooler is you don't need your own money or stellar credit to jump into this game. It's all about leverage. Hugh explains how he uses investor funds to secure properties, which he then improves to increase cash flow and overall value.

Understanding Acquisition Fees

Hugh explained acquisition fees as the first payment you get when you close a deal. This fee is typically between 1-3% of the purchasing price, and it could help cover your initial costs or even let you step away from your day job.

Cash Flow and Equity Resale

Next, we dived into cash flow, which comes from tenants' rent payments, and the final profit source—equity on resale. Hugh broke down how improving each unit, raising rents, and optimizing operations can massively boost the property's value. In turn, this raises the equity you gain when selling.

Mindset is Everything

We wrapped up our chat discussing the importance of mindset. "If you're willing to do what most people aren't willing to do, then you'll eventually get to the point where you can do whatever most people can't," Hugh said. I couldn't agree more!

Becoming a successful real estate investor isn't a get-rich-quick scheme. It requires patience, dedication, and consistency. It means looking at the big picture, the long-term wealth potential rather than quick cash.

Closing Thoughts

Learning from Hugh, it's clear how multifamily real estate can offer an avenue to sustainable wealth. It's not easy, but with the right mindset and tools, it's definitely possible.

If you're willing to step outside the box, tackle challenges head-on, and consistently seek new opportunities, multifamily real estate might just be the ticket to your financial freedom.

Remember, the world of real estate is more than just buying houses and flipping them. It's about understanding markets, identifying opportunities, and leveraging resources to make the most out of your investments. And most importantly, it's about never stopping learning.

Until next time,

Ross B. Williams

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Ross Williams is an award-winning event creator, sales professional, international speaker and digital marketing expert. Ross was awarded the Click Funnels Two-Comma-Club for producing over $1 million in sales through one funnel online. He has created event experiences of up to 10,000 people and has built a single city sales territory to $4 million/year with face-to-face sales. He is the founder of Modern Profits where he helps entrepreneurs, sell more courses, get more high ticket coaching clients and grow their businesses and becoming an authority in their niche by leveraging speaking on stage, even if they have no experience speaking and have no idea what to talk about.

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