Mistakes & Best Strategies Learned From Scaling to 2,000+ Apartment Units – Matt Faircloth

Matt Faircloth, Co-founder & President of the DeRosa Group, is a seasoned real estate investor. The DeRosa Group, based in historic Trenton, New Jersey, is a developer and owner of commercial and residential property with a mission to “transform lives through real estate.” DeRosa creates partnerships to finance select real estate investments and has a proven track record of providing safe, profitable investment opportunities to their clients.

Matt, along with his wife Liz, started investing in real estate in 2004 with the purchase of a duplex outside of Philadelphia with a $30,000 private loan. They founded DeRosa Group in 2005 and has since grown the company to owning and managing 40 million of residential and commercial assets throughout the east coast. DeRosa has completed millions in real estate transactions involving private capital including fix and flips, single family home rentals, mixed use buildings, apartment buildings, office buildings, and tax lien investments.  Matt has an extensive expertise in connecting passive investors to lucrative investment opportunities through syndications, private loans and joint ventures.

Matt Faircloth has been featured on the BiggerPockets Podcast three times (Show #88, #203, #289).  He also regularly contributes to BP’s Facebook Live and teaches educational webinars.  Matt is the author of “Raising Private Capital – Building Your Real Estate Empire Using Other People’s Money” which is an Amazon bestseller ranked #25 in Venture Capital. In a nutshell, the book is a comprehensive road map for investors looking to inject more private capital into their real estate investing business.

In this episode Matt talks about quitting his job at 29 years old to pursue real estate full-time, with just a single family house and a duplex to start. Matt now owns 2000+ units, with almost 700 units under contract. Matt talks about how his portfolio was not bought with a fund but individually in multiple states, from multiple buyers, which allows his investors to diversify. Matt shares some of his past mistakes. He also talks about strategies for buying and selling – especially a special tip for earnest money deposits.

Connect with Matt:

Website: www.derosagroup.com

Partner with us: www.pac3capital.com

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