Name: Gino Barbaro

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Web Site: http://www.jakeandgino.com

Bio: Gino Barbaro owned and operated a restaurant for over twenty years before transitioning full-time into multifamily real estate. He’s been investing in real estate for over 15 years and grown his multifamily portfolio to nearly 700 units with his partners. His passion lies in running the client relations for Rand Partners, along with underwriting deals and exploring new opportunities in the national market. He has also created a real estate education company called Jake & Gino, written two best-selling books, one in real estate and one in cooking, co-hosts the number one multifamily podcast on iTunes, and empowers individuals to take control of their lives through his coaching business. Gino is a graduate of Fairfield University and IPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching). He currently lives in New York with his wife and six children.

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    Do You Know The 7 Different Types of Commercial Lenders?

    May 22nd, 2017

    Most investors are familiar and find comfort when it comes to financing a single-family home, but become overwhelmed and intimidated when the conversation turns to financing a multifamily property. In this article, I would like to describe the differences between a residential and commercial loan and outline the different types of commercial lenders.

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    The Deal That Should Have Ended My Investing Career

    April 11th, 2017

    5bigrealestateinvestingmistakesWe all hear from friends and family that real estate is the best investment out there, but is that really the truth?  In this article, I would like to share how that advice turned my first real estate investment into a disaster, highlight my five biggest mistakes in that first purchase, and how you can avoid these transgressions. Read the rest of this entry “

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    4 Negotiation Techniques To Help You Close The Deal

    February 10th, 2017
    Negotiation techniques will not only save you time and money, but will assist you in closing your very next real estate investing deal.  The first rule of any negotiation is to amass as much information about the person sitting across the table from you. 

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    5 Negotiation Techniques To Help You Close The Deal

    January 19th, 2017

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    Five Step Framework For Achieving Success In Real Estate & Life

    December 17th, 2016

    success-go-get-itMy life was filled with several limiting beliefs that were holding me back from attaining success. My first limiting belief was that if you worked hard, you would be successful. I also thought that an element of luck would factor into one’s success. My idea of what a successful life looked like was also very different from what it is now. Little did I realize that most successful people follow a strategy to guide them towards their goals and dreams. In this article, I am going to dive into the five steps you need to take to usher success into your life and provide examples on how I used this framework to achieve my goal of financial freedom.

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    Property Classification of Apartment & Commercial Deals

    November 19th, 2016

    apartment_buildings investmentsProperty classifications are important because the investor will know what type of earnings come with investing in the property and he will be able to convey to brokers the type of properties he is investing in.    An investor will become familiar with cash flows and cap rates associated with each class of property.

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    Six Keys to Negotiating Successful Real Estate Deals

    October 19th, 2016

    successOne of the keys to a successful life is your ability to negotiate and convey your “side of the story” to others.  I learned this vital lesson from my six children.  It appears that the younger they are, the better or more successful they are at negotiating.  I am not sure if it has to do with their relentless personalities, or their willingness to take “NO” for an answer.   It seems as if the older the get, the less effective they become at negotiating ice cream.  We can learn a great deal from our children.

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    How To Successfully Negotiate Your Next Real Estate Deal

    September 24th, 2016

    successOne of the keys to a successful life is your ability to negotiate and convey your “side of the story” to others.  I learned this vital lesson from my six children.  It appears that the younger they are, the better or more successful they are at negotiating.  I am not sure if it has to do with their relentless personalities, or their willingness to not take “NO” for an answer. We can learn a great deal from our children. Read the rest of this entry “

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    Steps To Success In Real Estate – Networking & Numbers

    August 17th, 2016

    successloadingReal estate, like so many other businesses, is all about the relationships you develop and running the numbers before you make an investment.  It has become easier to network in this day and age due to the Internet and social media platforms. 

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    Steps To Success In Real Estate – Choosing A Niche

    July 13th, 2016

    real-estate-Startup-maze-investingWhat does it mean to choose a niche in real estate?  Most newbie investors, myself included, become overwhelmed with the choices and strategies available in real estate.  I often compare it to being in line at a buffet, with countless tempting choices in front of us.  But, as we all know, some choices are far superior than others.  I am not here to tell you which choice is better.  I am only here to tell you to pick one choice, focus all of your energies on that choice, master that niche, and then begin to invest exclusively in that niche.

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