Backstage Guide to Real Estate: Writing Your Own Story through Passive Income with Matt Picheny

Feb 23, 2022 | Podcast

Join Daniel Nickles with his guest Matt Picheny as they talk about how Matt explains the effects of REI to lives beyond profit-making in his best-selling book. In this episode, Matt shares how the dot-com crash and a 90-day eviction notice led him to become a successful real estate investor up to this very day and the elements he looks out for in deals, as explained in the book Backstage Guide To Real Estate: Produce Passive Income, Write Your Own Story, and Direct Your Dollars Toward Positive Change.

In this episode you will learn:

  • Matt Picheny – from planning to rent to buying an apartment
  • Multifamily: The Scalability of 100 roofs under 1
  • On The Secrets of a Successful Syndication
  • Three (3) things to examine in a deal
  • What having passive income allows every investor

About Matt Picheny:

Matt Picheny is a real estate investor, Tony award winner, and author of the #1 best-selling book Backstage Guide to Real Estate. He is focused on developing passive income streams that enable investors to write their own stories and choose how they want to spend their time.

Matt has over 15 years of experience revitalizing and elevating communities through real estate investment and has invested in over 8,000 apartments nationwide. He is a licensed real estate agent and has earned both Commercial Real Estate & Real Estate Finance certificates from Boston University. Matt is a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council, the Fast Company Executive Board and is an advisor to a PropTech company.

A PMI certified Project Management Professional, Matt is a digital marketing veteran whose 18-year career in the advertising world included working for some of the world’s largest advertising agencies, producing award-winning projects for Fortune 500 clients, including Verizon, IBM, and Coca-Cola.

Matt and his wife have two Tony Awards as co-Producers of the Broadway show Moulin Rouge! and American Utopia. They have invested in many other theatrical productions, including the iconic musicals Hamilton and Wicked.

A native of Orlando, Florida, and a former actor, Matt still believes in happily ever after. He lives with his wife and their two daughters in Brooklyn, New York, and in his downtime, he enjoys long walks on the beach, Broadway, Rock and Roll, and an amazing barbecue.

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