Prosperity Through Multifamily Real Estate Investing

Private Money Lending as an Active and Passive Investor with Alex Breshears

April 07, 2021 Cody Laughlin Episode 63
Prosperity Through Multifamily Real Estate Investing
Private Money Lending as an Active and Passive Investor with Alex Breshears
Show Notes

As real estate entrepreneurs, we have all heard of utilizing private money lending to help close your next transaction. Problem is most investors don’t quite understand how to partner with a private money lender or what can a private money lender really offer.

Our guest on today’s episode is Alex Breshears, Founder of Infinite Roads Investments. Alex is a military spouse, private money lender, passive investor, Reg A fund manager, multifamily underwriter and educator who found her niche as a private money lender when trying to determine an investment strategy that suited her busy and very mobile lifestyle. 

Alex started a Facebook group called Private Lending Lessons which offers weekly educational lessons, daily posts for discussion, and opportunities to network with other investors about private lending, and various projects that may need funding. She also works with the team at Mission First Capital, a Regulation A fund that helps active duty and veteran service members invest in real estate to improve their long-term wealth. At Mission First Capital, she works in organizational management, investor relations and underwriting for property acquisitions for asset purchases. Alex is also passionate about financial education and independence for female investors She is currently a chemistry professor, teaching for a four-year school online and leading biweekly educational series about real estate investing in her Facebook group. She is a limited partner for 16 units in Newport News, VA in addition to owning and cohosting short term rentals. 

In this episode, we cover:

What should every private money lender should know before investing

How to protect yourself as a private money lender

Where do private money lenders participate in the commercial real estate space

Why every passive investor should understand the debt structure of a deal

Why execution and performance matter more than number of doors

Creating and managing a Reg A Fund

Alex addresses each of these informative topics and so much more in this information-packed episode! Tune in today to learn how you can partner with private money lenders on your next investment opportunity!

The Final Four:

1. What do you do for your continued education to further your investing?

Alex: “Talking to people and getting their experiences!  We all have a unique story. I love podcasts but there’s something to be said to having direct interactions with people.” 

2. What have been the lasting lessons you've learned along your journey?

Alex: “Make sure you set yourself up for your own lifestyle design.  I invest passively so that I can live actively. I’m committed to the lifestyle that I want to live.”

3. What advice would you give to the listeners to help them grow their businesses?

Alex: “Focus in on what you want to do and who you want to help. If you can dial in on those answers, that will dictate your career’s direction.”

4. How can they listeners learn more about and connect with you? 

Alex: “I’m posting every day in Private Lending Lessons and I’m also in LinkedIn. You can find me on Facebook through the group. You can also receive a private lending starter pack through Infinite Roads Investments.”

Resources mentioned:

Mission First Capital

Infinite Roads Investments

Private Lending Lessons