How to Scale Commercial Real Estate

Building a Syndication Business Virtually with Suzy Sevier & Michael Barnhart

September 11, 2021 Sam Wilson Episode 286
How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Building a Syndication Business Virtually with Suzy Sevier & Michael Barnhart
Show Notes

How do you scale in a short time?  In today’s episode, we’re going to dive into them!  Suzy Sevier & Michael Barnhart are the founders of Adventurous Real Estate Investors.  They have closed over 188 units in just a year in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  They specialize in a different ROI, Return of Impact.  Their journey began in the UK, where they are currently living.  While Michael was on active duty in the air force getting his PhD. at the University of Cambridge, Suzy was a program manager for a biotechnology company and has moved into real estate full-time in August 2021.  

[00:01 - 03:53] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know today’s guests, Suzy Sevier & Michael Barnhart
  • Suzy shares how they began in real estate

[03:54 - 17:19] Building a Syndication Business Virtually

  • Switching their education to actually build their business
  • Selecting the perfect market 
  • Underwriting and the missing piece
  • Raising Capital Yesterday
  • Seeing an Opportunity and Seizing

[17:20 - 28:16] How to Manage and Scale Your Business

  • Plan A Never Works
  • Property and money management
  • Return on Impact
  • 5 Steps to Scale Your Business

[28:17 - 31:23] Final Four Segment

  • What Suzy and Michael would invest in with only $20,000 
    • Education
  • How Michael would help in a real estate mistake
    • Verify income in multiple different ways
  • Suzy and Michael’s way to make the world a better place
    • Focusing on residents and investors
  • Reach out to our guest - see links below 
  • Final words

Resources Mentioned

Tweetable Quotes

“Don’t be so scared.” - Suzy Sevier

“That’s the ultimate goal, right?  To be able to walk away for months or years and have somebody to take over your business.” - Michael Barnhart


Connect with Suzy Sevier & Michael Barnhart through Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn (Suzy, Michael).  Visit their website and listen to Adventures of a Real Estate Investor podcast.

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