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Buy The Block with Bryan Chavis

33 EpisodesProduced by Bryan ChavisWebsite

Bryan has spent the last two decades building successful real estate ventures. His bestselling books, Buy It, Rent It, Profit! and The Landlord Entrepreneur, are considered essential guides for investors looking to build lasting wealth through multi-family real estate and property management. Today,… read more

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6 Ways Asset Managers Make Hold and Sell Recommendations

April 5th, 2022


In addition to participating in the acquisition process, asset managers typically play a role in positioning properties for disposition. In this …

Fostering Collaboration Between Asset Management and Acquisitions

March 29th, 2022


Encouraging acquisition specialists and asset managers to work together in a collaborative manner is not always an easy task. In this episode, Bryan …

The Role of Asset Management in Underwriting

March 22nd, 2022


Collaboration between asset managers and their peers is perhaps most critical on the front end of a deal. In this episode, Bryan talks about how …

The Price of Paradise: Is Rent Control an Issue?

March 2nd, 2022


Tenants in St. Petersburg rallied outside city hall, Thursday night, speaking out against rising rent prices. They are demanding the city declare a …

Ending The Eviction Moratorium & Fighting A Brain Tumor

June 22nd, 2021


Seven million people are still behind on their rent, according to the Census Bureau. An eviction moratorium from the Centers for Disease Control and …

Developing The Management Agreement

June 8th, 2021


Real estate management, as a business, is based on relationships with property owners—relationships that must be established, nurtured, and maintained.

Most management arrangements are entered into with both parties …

The Benefits of Managing With A Plan

June 2nd, 2021


One of the requirements for becoming a CERTIFIED RENTAL INVESTMENT SPECIALIST® is to prepare a management plan for a property. This plan is the most …

Rent Growth Projections: Using The SEOTA Process

June 1st, 2021


The truth about real estate investing is anyone can find a property to buy.  The issue comes with non-experienced investors/sponsors, or investors who are not patient, who overpay for the asset, or have a business plan …

Understanding Operating Expense Ratios

April 6th, 2021


The operating expense ratio (OER) is very common in real estate analysis, whereby analysts are measuring the costs to operate a piece of property versus the income it generates. 

Why the Operating Expense Ratio Matters

Performing Due Diligence: Forensic Audits & Evaluating The Rent Roll

March 25th, 2021


When evaluating an investment property, your first job is to determine if the ‘business’ that you are buying is a sound business and one that is what …

Understanding How Current Conditions Affect Value

November 11th, 2020


During the pandemic, more Americans are concerned about evictions and foreclosures than before. 


Property Management vs. Asset Management: What's The Difference?

October 12th, 2020


Some in the industry claim the line between asset and property management has blurred, as technology, job demands have evolved.

Recently, in an …

Predicting Multifamily Cycles

October 8th, 2020


Learn how to predict and forecast what's to come in the multifamily industry. And how to strategically find the right opportunity for you.   

Getting A Unit Rent Ready

April 22nd, 2020


Along with getting your unit ready for rent, you need to ready yourself as well. There are a few key decisions to make before you are ready to start talking to prospective tenants. Bryan breaks it down in this episode. …

How A "Recession" Impacts Multifamily Investing

March 16th, 2020


The ongoing spread of the new coronavirus has become one of the biggest threats to the global economy and financial markets. Airlines are canceling flights en masse, Disney closed its iconic Anaheim amusement park, …

Setting Qualifying Criteria and Getting Properties Ready For Rent

March 13th, 2020


Bricks and mortar don't pay rent, people do. Your tenants do. Since rent is your key source of income, choosing the right tenant to pay the rent is a key element in profitable management. Bryan talks about the …

How Do I Buy It? Five Key Moves To Checkmate

March 9th, 2020


Though it's important to understand various types of financing available to fund a multifamily project, the key for Bryan as an investor is to focus …

Performing Due Diligence On Subject Properties

February 27th, 2020


The second phase of Strategic evaluation for investing in multifamily is the due diligence process. In this episode, Bryan provides an in-depth …

Key Contract Points and Letter of Intent

February 19th, 2020


When you proceed into contract and put a deposit down for a property, it's a sign that you are a serious prospective buyer. But sometimes, something …

5 Keys To Negotiation

February 18th, 2020


Bryan's friend, former Major League Baseball player Gary Sheffield once negotiated a $39 million deal with the infamously tough negotiator George Steinbrenner when he played for the New York Yankees. In real estate or …

Intergalactic Investing: The SEOTA Continues - Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Special

February 15th, 2020


Don't be discouraged if you locate a "perfect" target area, only to find when you start looking for properties that everything is overpriced. That simply means that institutional investors may have beaten you to the …

Finding Your Target Area Using Strategic Evaluation

February 14th, 2020


Just before the first edition of "Buy It, Rent It, Profit!" was published; speculative investors made many major mistakes in the housing market. …

Where Should I Buy Rental Property? The Importance of Understanding Prospective Tenants and Asset Classes

February 11th, 2020


In real estate investing, you will hear constantly "buy undervalued properties." This makes sense, but there is more to it than just buying an inexpensive property. Far too many times we've seen investors purchase …

Ten Pitfalls Apartment Investors Face

February 9th, 2020


We hear a lot about what you should do to be a successful investor, but in this episode, we talk about what you should avoid. Even the best investors …

Rent Control and Finding A Good Deal

February 5th, 2020


Real estate investor Bryan Chavis talks about the issues surrounding rent control and breaks down his process for finding the right deal for a …

Pre-Due Diligence and the Importance of Systems

January 17th, 2020


Apartment Investor Bryan Chavis breaks down the importance of using step-by-step systems in multifamily acquisitions and day-to-day management. Plans …

Working With Investors Instead Of Selling Single Family Homes

December 3rd, 2019


Real Estate Investor and author of "Buy It, Rent It, Profit", Bryan Chavis talks about the importance of continuing education then shares his …

2020 Property Management Insights

November 29th, 2019


Bryan Chavis gives his take on Buildium's 2020 Property Management Insights

The Seven Keys To Becoming A Successful Landlord/Asset Manager

November 24th, 2019


The seven keys to becoming successful as a landlord or asset manager are the fundamental principles to building a successful rental investing empire. …

Buy It, Rent It vs. Fix It, Flip It

November 19th, 2019


Bryan breaks down the benefits of being a real estate investor vs being a wholesaler of real estate and how to transition from wholesaling into …

Attracting Investors and Becoming a Certified Rental Investment Specialist

November 6th, 2019


Apartment Investor and author Bryan Chavis shares a technique (Syndication Socials) he uses to attract high net worth investors and how aspiring investors can become a Certified Rental Investment Specialist and work …

Evaluating Risk In Multifamily Deals

October 25th, 2019


Risk vs. Reward. Bryan Chavis, author of Buy It, Rent It, Profit stops by the studio to talk about the different rental markets and evaluating risk …

Thought Leadership, Publishing A New Book and The Multifamily Matrix

October 4th, 2019


Apartment Investor Bryan Chavis talks about publishing his next book on Apartment Syndication and shares what "Thought Leadership" means to him. …

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