How to Scale Commercial Real Estate

Property Development with Paul Williams

March 15, 2021 Sam Wilson Season 1 Episode 106
How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Property Development with Paul Williams
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How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Property Development with Paul Williams
Mar 15, 2021 Season 1 Episode 106
Sam Wilson

Paul Williams started investing in real estate in 2001. He originally started as a single-family landlord and house flipper, then later moved into retail and office space investing, and finally into multifamily investing. After gaining experience by investing in several multifamily properties, Paul joined the multi-family geeks team as a partner and works as the company’s visionary. He is an owner and investor in single-family and multi-family properties totaling 612 units with a value of approximately $71MM in the Atlanta, Chicago, and Central Texas areas. 

[00:01 – 02:57] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Paul Williams
  • Paul talks about his background
    • How he initially got into real estate investing
    • Letting go of their trucking company and focusing on real estate since 2016

[02:58 – 10:32] Property Development

  • Paul’s first step to committing himself to real estate investing
  • What Paul does today as an investor
  • Asset classes that Paul primarily invests on
  • How he handles Land development investments
  • Underwriting deals

[10:33 – 20:38] Real Estate Investing with Paul

  • The trajectory Real Estate investing
  • How their properties performed through 2020
  • Mitigating a possible onslaught of non-paying tenants
  • How 2020 has affected their strategies in acquiring various assets
  • Strategies to liquidate their deals
  • Key lessons Paul learned in the last 4 to 5 years

[20:39 – 23:26] Closing Segment

  • Paul’s advice to aspiring investors
    • Just go for it
  • How He stays on top of his game
  • His way to make the world a better place
  • How to reach out to Dave – links below
  • Final words


Tweetable Quotes:

“If you see a great deal, then don’t be afraid to jump on it. If you got multiple exit strategies, if  you’re stuck holding on to it and you’re getting great cash flow, then it really doesn’t matter what the economy does. ” - Paul Williams

“They say if you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room. So I get around people that are further down the road than me.” - Paul Williams

“We miss out on a lot of opportunities just because we’re waiting and watching. If you’re already done waiting, watching, you’re evaluating deals and you’ve got a good understanding, Just go for it.” - Paul Williams 


Resources Mentioned: 

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Connect with Paul, send him an email at [email protected], Call or text 219-629-5588, or visit https://multifamilygeeks.com/ 


Connect with me:

I love helping others place money outside of traditional investments that both diversify strategy and provide solid predictable returns.

Call: 901-500-6191

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Show Notes

Paul Williams started investing in real estate in 2001. He originally started as a single-family landlord and house flipper, then later moved into retail and office space investing, and finally into multifamily investing. After gaining experience by investing in several multifamily properties, Paul joined the multi-family geeks team as a partner and works as the company’s visionary. He is an owner and investor in single-family and multi-family properties totaling 612 units with a value of approximately $71MM in the Atlanta, Chicago, and Central Texas areas. 

[00:01 – 02:57] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Paul Williams
  • Paul talks about his background
    • How he initially got into real estate investing
    • Letting go of their trucking company and focusing on real estate since 2016

[02:58 – 10:32] Property Development

  • Paul’s first step to committing himself to real estate investing
  • What Paul does today as an investor
  • Asset classes that Paul primarily invests on
  • How he handles Land development investments
  • Underwriting deals

[10:33 – 20:38] Real Estate Investing with Paul

  • The trajectory Real Estate investing
  • How their properties performed through 2020
  • Mitigating a possible onslaught of non-paying tenants
  • How 2020 has affected their strategies in acquiring various assets
  • Strategies to liquidate their deals
  • Key lessons Paul learned in the last 4 to 5 years

[20:39 – 23:26] Closing Segment

  • Paul’s advice to aspiring investors
    • Just go for it
  • How He stays on top of his game
  • His way to make the world a better place
  • How to reach out to Dave – links below
  • Final words


Tweetable Quotes:

“If you see a great deal, then don’t be afraid to jump on it. If you got multiple exit strategies, if  you’re stuck holding on to it and you’re getting great cash flow, then it really doesn’t matter what the economy does. ” - Paul Williams

“They say if you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room. So I get around people that are further down the road than me.” - Paul Williams

“We miss out on a lot of opportunities just because we’re waiting and watching. If you’re already done waiting, watching, you’re evaluating deals and you’ve got a good understanding, Just go for it.” - Paul Williams 


Resources Mentioned: 

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Connect with Paul, send him an email at [email protected], Call or text 219-629-5588, or visit https://multifamilygeeks.com/ 


Connect with me:

I love helping others place money outside of traditional investments that both diversify strategy and provide solid predictable returns.

Call: 901-500-6191

Facebook

LinkedIn

Like, subscribe, and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or whatever platform you listen on. Thank you for tuning in! 

Email me --> [email protected]