Investor Insights Panel: Building Wealth Through Real Estate
Moderated By Brandon McKnight
Panelist: Nathan Adams - redT Homes
Nathan Adams is the founding owner and Chief Acquisitions Officer of redT Homes in Denver, Colorado. His real estate career began in 2003 with the purchase of a single home and the intention to renovate it. By 2007, his first year as a full-time real estate broker, he managed 10 million dollars in sales and was the top agent at Sterling Real Estate Group. Success continued over the next several years reaching more than 20 million in sales, annually, by 2011. He launched redT Homes in 2014 after three years of developing and selling new construction homes in the Denver Metro Area. From single-family homes to duplexes, townhomes, to condo and apartment communities, he has experience helping developers sell their projects with efficiency. He’s overseen the entitlement of more than 50 development deals, including more than 1,176 residential units and some commercial development as well.
Panelist: Ken Blevins - Metrowest
Ken Blevins, CEO of Metrowest | Real Broker, is a veteran in mortgage and default services with more than 25 years of experience in residential/commercial real estate, Rent-To-Own/Lease Option Strategies, Loss Mitigation, Default Management and Real Estate Disposition (REO). Blevins was an original co-founder of Metrowest in 2003, a Real Estate Brokerage and Services Company focused on the resale, recovery, and liquidation of distressed real estate in Denver, Colorado and surrounding metros. Blevins assumed the role of CEO in January 2014 and provides strategic direction and has management accountability for the day-to-day operations. Under his direction, Blevins drives all default management operations to maximize asset value recovery and reduce loss severity through a strategy focused on customer service and state of the art technology. Blevins specialties include REO asset management, real estate investment, bulk REO acquisitions and distressed asset recovery and liquidation, and he has directed the resolution and liquidation of over ten billion in institutionally-owned residential real estate.
Panelist: Jim Neenan - Prime West
Jim joined the development team of Prime West in 2012, and became the Owner, President and CEO in 2016. Jim is responsible for guiding the company to ensure the overall success of Prime West and works directly with the leadership team of the firm to establish the direction of the company, its vision, goals, objectives, strategies, and market focus. Jim’s previous experience includes nearly 25 years in the development and design build industry. Jim has been responsible for or directly involved in over 8.0MM SF of office and light industrial projects throughout his career. Jim is passionate about the development business and continues to be actively involved in NAIOP Colorado. Jim attended Arizona State University, where he studied civil engineering with an emphasis in structural design.
Where Are We In The Real Estate Cycle?
Presenter: Glenn Mueller
Glenn R. Mueller, Ph.D. is a professor at the University of Denver, Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management. Glenn has 48 years of real estate industry experience, including 41 years of research and internationally known for his Market Cycle research on income producing real estate, his real estate securities (REIT) research and his public and private market investment strategies and capital markets expertise.
Dr. Mueller has held top research positions at Black Creek Group, Legg Mason Inc., Price WaterhouseCoopers, ABKB/ Jones Lange LaSalle Real Estate Investors, and Prudential Real Estate Investors. He is the secretary of the American Real Estate Society Foundation, has been a visiting professor at Harvard for the past 23 years, is a board member of the Arden Real Estate Group, and former chairman of the board of European Investors REIT securities group. He holds a PhD in real estate, an MBA and a BSBA in Finance. He has published 100+ research articles and won many awards. He has also authored 130+ quarterly issues of his Real Estate Market Cycle Reports.
Understanding the Appraisal
Presenter: Aaron Kline
This class will present a broad understanding of the appraisal process and will answer 10 common questions from clients. Questions range from “Do I need an appraisal?” to “What if the appraisal value is lower than the purchase price?”. Attendees will understand common problems and misconceptions of the appraisal process. Additionally, they will learn what the future of the appraisal profession looks likes and how it affects the real estate market.
Is It A Good Time to Buy Real Estate?
Presenter: Joe Massey
Interest rates are UP! Prices are UP! Rents are FLAT! Does this mean you should sit on the
sidelines? Or is it still a good time to buy real estate? Will there be a foreclosure boom which
will give us tons of inventory? Will prices go down? Will rates go down? Join us for this class
to see if it’s a good idea for you to buy more properties or wait for the market to change.
Presenter: Jared Seidenberg
10 Questions All Newbies (And Most Experienced Investors) Should Know Before They Get Started
Presenter: Justin Cooper
Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a clear, well-defined roadmap that folks could follow when getting started in real estate? Unfortunately once we get started learning we are confronted with a seemingly endless list of questions and concerns, all of which can add to our uncertainty and hold us back from taking action. Countless investors fail because they jumped into the business without good preparation and knowledge. Join Justin as he answers the most common and some uncommon questions all investors need to know when getting started.
How to Increase Your Cash Flow Investing in Mid-Term Rentals
Presenter: Nicole Clements
Nicole Clements turned one of her first homes into an Airbnb before intentionally buying a second home with a floor plan that allowed for house hacking as well. This home had a bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. In 2021, they went all-in on Airbnbs, started doing Arbitrage and grew to 10 Airbnbs very quickly. Once she started partnering with investors, helping investors identify high-performing Airbnbs, helping them furnish and manage them as well, her business quickly grew to 30 Airbnbs. She and her team have now hosted and welcomed over 1,000 people to CO and are so grateful for the opportunity to make new friends and help provide beautiful housing for those who are new to the area. They have created a business where Landlords, Investors, Relocation clients, Real Estate Clients, and are winning and thriving.
Mastering the Flip—Valuable Insights for Your Next Project
Presenters: Scott Craft & Andrew Howie
We will go through our previous projects as well as what we have seen from our clients in this presentation to set you up for success on your next flip.
Practical Applications in the New Landlord Legal Environment
Presenter: Eric Ross
In this class we will discuss:
• A brief overview of the new legislation and its effect.
• How we, as a PM Company, have changed our procedures to ensure compliance.
• What private landlords can do to better be in compliance.
• The Denver Rental License requirement
• A Q/A session for any PM related questions!