Category: Multifamily

In today’s episode, we have on special guest Mark Hamilton. Mark is a veteran real estate investing expert, and founder of Hamilton Zanze, a real estate investment firm with a portfolio of over $4.3 billion that specializes in multifamily investments.

The company is one of the nation’s largest privately held multi-family syndication companies with over 20,000 apartment units under management.

Mark has really positioned himself as the expert who has seen ins and outs of multi-family investing and offers a wealth of information. Welcome to the podcast Mark!

Key Points From The Episode:

  • How Mark Hamilton Initially wanted to be a teacher but then got started in real estate investing.
  • Working in a commercial real estate investing firm right out of school.
  • Why finding the right business partner is crucial.
  • The importance of building the right team when investing in real estate.
  • Dealing with competition & investing outside of your comfort zone.
  • Underwriting deals. The importance of focusing more on volume than underwriting.
  • How to determine if the market is worth investing in. What indicators to look at.
  • Having 24,000+ units under management.
  • The biggest lessons Mark learned over the years. How to analyze deals.
  • Understanding/leveraging different types of debt based on the timeframe of the deal.
  • Mark’s market prediction for 2022.

Books Mentioned:

  • Tipping Point By Malcolm Gladwell

How To Reach Mark:

– Mention “Ritter On Real Estate”