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The Old Capital Podcast is aimed at Real Estate Investors - both new and experienced.
Hosts Michael Becker and Paul Peebles deliver no-hype education and expert perspectives.
You will gain valuable insights from interviews with actual real life investors who are active in acquiring and operating apartment complexes. You will discover how they are identifying, financing and operating apartment complexes, as well as helpful advice on how to get started and avoid common mistakes.

Jun 7, 2021

Michael explains the LARGEST and COSTLIEST mistake he made in buying multifamily: mismatching his mortgage debt with his business plan. The future is not clear- so you must use past experiences to make future business decisions. Michael thought choosing a longer-term fixed rate loan, with the expectations of interest rates rising in the future, would be a prudent business decision. Unfortunately, it was not. His loan was 10 years…but his business plan was to only keep the property for 3-5 years. Rates remained low and the loan came with a significant prepayment penalty called yield maintenance when they went to sell the apartment building. If he had chosen a shorter loan term with a less onerous pre-payment penalty… he would have saved millions. HE WON’T DO THAT AGAIN!
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