How to Scale Commercial Real Estate

Scaling with Self Storage with Liz Benzschawel

August 29, 2021 Sam Wilson Episode 273
How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Scaling with Self Storage with Liz Benzschawel
Show Notes

What are ways to scale in self-storage? In today’s episode, we’re going to dive into them!  Liz Benzschawel is an active investor and began in single-family rentals.  She is currently pursuing multifamily and self-storage investments.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and has 10 years of experience in sales and contracting. 

[00:01 - 04:54] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know today’s guest, Liz Benzschawel
  • Liz shares her realizations and how she got into real estate investing
  • Thinking big and getting tons of advice

[04:55 - 15:18] Scaling with Self-Storage

  • Liz tells the story of how she started self-storage investing
  • How to Fund 77 Units of Acquisition
  • Pitfalls in investing and scaling self-storage
  • Comparing the stock market and real estate and why Liz moved to real estate
  • Liz’s multifamily investments
  • Long-Term Plans for Real Estate Investments

[15:19 - 18:08] Final Four Segment

  • What Liz would invest in with only $20,000 
    • Single-family in a small area 
  • How Liz would help in a real estate mistake
    • Starting earlier be more focused
    • Listen to people in the industry
  • Liz’s way to make the world a better place
    • Connecting people
  • Reach out to our guest - see links below 
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes

“Looking more at my returns than what I am putting in.” - Liz Benzschawel

“Sales is entrepreneurial.” - Liz Benzschawel

“Listen to mentors but also make the decisions for yourself.” - Liz Benzschawel


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