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Welcome back to the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, hosted by Andrew Keel. On this episode of the Passive Mobile Home Park Investing Podcast, Andrew talks with Lane Kawaoka of SimplePassiveCashflow.com. Lane shares his take on passive real estate investing as someone who invests mostly in multi-family rentals. From that standpoint, Lane talks about advice for LP’s (limited partners), his tips on vetting general partner operators (coming from an operator), and LP tax benefits. He also shares how his investing practices have changed after some big life events recently.
Andrew and Lane also go over some of the most common questions that are asked of them, such as:
- When does the cashflow start?
- What happens when a natural disaster strikes your mobile home park?
They also share their opinions on the future of the economy and how mobile home parks and affordable housing in general will fair during a down economy (recession).
Lane Kawaoka has been investing in real estate for over a decade and is the owner of CrowdfundAloha.com, SimplePassiveCashflow.com, ReiAloha.com, and controls over 4,200 rental units. He uses his expertise in civil engineering, construction management, and industrial engineering to reverse engineer the wealth building strategies that have gotten him to where he is now. He shares that knowledge in his Top-50 Investing Podcast which can be found at https://simplepassivecashflow.com/.
Andrew Keel is the owner of Keel Team, LLC, a Top 100 Owner of Manufactured Housing Communities with over 1,500 lots under management. His team currently manages over 20 manufactured housing communities across over ten states. His expertise is in turning around under-managed manufactured housing communities by utilizing proven systems to maximize the occupancy while reducing operating costs. He specializes in bringing in homes to fill vacant lots, implementing utility bill back programs, and improving overall management and operating efficiencies, all of which significantly boost the asset value and net operating income of the communities.
Andrew has been featured on some of the Top Podcasts in the manufactured housing space, click here to listen to his most recent interviews: https://www.keelteam.com/podcast-links. In order to successfully implement his management strategy Andrew's team usually moves on location during the first several months of ownership. Find out more about Andrew's story at AndrewKeel.com.
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Links & Mentions from This Episode:
“You quickly realize that single family home rentals (or just all direct investment rentals) on your own are not scaleable.” - Lane Kawaoka
“Isn’t that just a crazy thought? That you work less to make more.” - Andrew Keel
“This stuff changes over time. These best practices change over time. It’s your job, Mr. Passive Investor, to arm yourself and get educated.” - Lane Kawaoka
“If I was a passive investor and not an operator, I would like to spread it around a lot.” - Lane Kawaoka