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July 11, 2021

50. Apartment Investing from Overseas with Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart

50. Apartment Investing from Overseas with Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart

Join Mike Cavaggioni with his guests, Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart, on the 50th episode of the Average Joe Finances Podcast as they discuss investing in apartments overseas and achieving a “Return on Impact”. Michael is an Air Force Officer and Biology Professor, while Suzy is a Supply Chain Coordinator and Program Manager. Both serve as the founders of Adventurous Real Estate Investors, specializing in multifamily investment opportunities that offer lucrative returns by implementing a business model that provides value to both residents and the local community. Today, Suzy and Michael share their journey, from closing their first multifamily deal to helping others do the same.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

• How Suzy and Michael got into real estate with a “be 1% better every day” mindset

• What “Return on Impact” is and how it influenced their value-adding process

• The importance of mentorship in propelling your growth as a multifamily realtor

• Why the best partnerships are found outside of your comfort zone

• The value of raising capital and due diligence in commercial real estate

• And much more!

About Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart:

Suzy Sevier is a real estate investor currently living in Cambridge, England. In 2019, Suzy graduated from the University of Denver with an MBA with a concentration in Marketing. Nowadays, she works for a large biotechnology company as a supply chain coordinator and program manager. In the meantime, Suzy also guides students from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver thru her mentoring.

Michael Barnhart is a US Air Force Officer with over 15 years of military experience. In 2011, he graduated from the United States Air Force Academy as an Academy Scholar and, two years later, earned a master’s degree at Colorado State University. Currently, Michael is a Ph.D. student in biochemistry at the University of Cambridge. He is said to return to the U.S. Air Force Academy as an assistant professor once he completes his doctorate. There, he will finish out his military career before transitioning to real estate investing full-time.

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