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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.

Apr 19, 2019

What’s WORKING or NOT WORKING…in the capital markets. Old Capital commercial loan officers-James Eng, Dave Walls and John Brickson discuss what is happening in apartment lending. Paul Peebles relays an important story about the possible financial impact of the “NEW” SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION’s- NO MATCH letter verifying authenticity of your employee’s social security number. This could be challenging for the employee, the employer, and the tenant in your building. What happens to labor costs and apartment occupancy if undocumented employees lose jobs? John Brickson and Dave Walls chat about competitive advantages in buying apartment buildings today. James “the professor” Eng reminds us 1) expect rejection and learn from every ‘no’ 2) hire advisors like your life depends on it 3) you will have to do things- that don’t scale. Great insight from James.

Save the Date: 2019 Old Capital Conference - October 24-25 in Dallas, Texas

NPR Article on the NO MATCH LETTER:

Contact: James Eng
Dave Walls
John Brickson

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