From Crisis to Creativity: Real Estate Strategies for the Modern Investor

Apr 14, 2024

Neal Bawa
This podcast guesting of Neal Bawa is hosted by Jim Pfeifer of Passive Investing from Left Field.
Join us on this enlightening episode of the Passive Investing from Left Field podcast, where we dive deep into the multifaceted world of real estate investment in a post-COVID era. Our guest, Neil Bawa, the mad scientist of multifamily, shares his invaluable insights on the impact of COVID-19 on multifamily investments, the dramatic shift in office space utilization, and the seismic changes in homeownership trends. Discover how data science fuels Neil’s investment strategies and how you can navigate these turbulent waters to secure your financial future. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting out, this episode is packed with actionable advice and forward-thinking strategies. Tune in to redefine your approach to real estate investing.

About Neal Bawa

Neal Bawa is a technologist who is universally known in real estate circles as the Mad Scientist of Multifamily. Besides being one of the most in-demand speakers in commercial real estate, Neal is a data guru, a process freak, and an outsourcing expert.Neal treats his $700M multifamily portfolio as an ongoing experiment in efficiency and optimization. The Mad Scientist lives by two mantras. His first mantra is that: We can only manage what we can measure. His second mantra is that: Data beats gut feel by a million miles. These mantras and a dozen other disruptive beliefs drive profit for his 1000+ investors.

Here are some power takeaways from today’s conversation:

02:24 his real estate journey

9:01 2022 vs 2024 market

17:15 Is there more creativity in the market now since COVID?

25:51 The solution

36:21 When should we invest?

42:25 Is it a good time to be an LP investor?

51:17 Contact Neal